Any Muslim with any Iman within them, and with their Aqeedah and their Manhaj try to understand that the TV is a Shaitan. That the TV is behind all evils. TV is behind the destruction of families. The reason behind this talk is to remind the Muslim Brothers and sisters so they can follow the reminder when it comes to them. This is not to make them apply this to their intellect and if they do so, they will say that it doesn’t apply to them.. I am aware of the TV, Like many people say they have a TV only for the CNN. Some brothers or the sisters they claim that they have the TV only for the News. Some brothers they say have the TV only for the Travel Show. Somebody may say what does that Travel Show have to do with the Muslim, or the Salafee? Look how twisted .. sometimes we may be and how Shaitan puts us to sleep. So we find excuses against ourselves. That brother he may say: “Yeah, I am watching the Travel Show”. What does that have to do with your life? From a channel to another, SubhanaAllah they may be watching Bay Watch, Wrestling, Ophrah ….. then what? They are not only the ones watching, not adults only, but the kids are also watching.
When the command of Allah and His messenger came to you, you must apply it. In Surah Ahzab : 36
“It is not befitting for any believing men or women that when Allah and His Messenger (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) decreed upon a matter that they will have a choice in regard to the decision and whoever disobeys Allah and His Messenger (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) indeed he is in a clear mistaken error.”
There are a lot of evils he is going to mention about the TV. one of the evils is enough to make TV haram, not the 20. The brother has selected 20 and the 20 are the many many evils of the TV. But his is only a selection. one of the reasons I mention is enough for any one who has Iman who has understood the ayah, and he still has the TV, he will put the TV in the trash. If you look at the arrows on the remote, they are faded, because the thumbs have been on it.
Some people after reading or hearing these evils may seem, nothing is applicable on me. Nothing is applicable on you? 20 major destructive things, that destroys the marriages, destroy the education, destroys the Dawah, destroys the religion, destroys men and women, destroys children, destroys that the Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) lived upon, destroy the Aqeedah…. None is applicable on you??? Who are you? Simply he is saying ” I don’t care what you are saying, but the TV stays. I cannot do without do without it.
Listen to the full lecture / Read the full Transcript at the link below. Very Beneficial one. May Allaah guide you to get rid of this evil from your homes