2023-08-05 – Appreciating all of Allahs Blessings

Abdul Rahman Chao


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The conversation covers a range of topics including religious beliefs and personal experiences. It includes discussions of gratitude, a woman named Moe who claims to have worshiped her father for 500 years, and a woman named Moe who wants to return to Islam. The speakers also touch on personal experiences and the importance of actions in shaping one's behavior.

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obrera the Allahu Taala narrates a story where the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was so hungry that he had left his house

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and on his way out, he encountered Abubaker and Omar. So he asked them, Why are you both out at this hour? And they said, Yeah rasool Allah. It is because of severe hunger. That's why we are out. So the prophets are seldom said let's go. So they went around the city of Medina, and they came upon a garden, the house

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and after seeking permission they entered and the wife of that house the woman

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you could say the owner of the house was not there. So the wife answered the door and she welcomed them into the garden.

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The person said and said, Where's your husband?

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And she said, Oh, he's getting some water for us.

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So after her husband came and saw that the prophecy Selim was with a worker Amara, his response was Alhamdulillah. All praise is due to Allah. Today. Nobody has better guests more distinguished more honorable guests than me.

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And of course, imagine if the promise of Selim was your guests. Imagine if are working or not, were your guests, the greatest honor of all.

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So, this man brought cold water and then he prepared for the Prophet SAW Salem Psalm wrote up some fresh dates, and he also prepared for him some raw data as well as dry dates. And as he was getting ready to slaughter the sheep, so that it could be prepared and made for him. The person sent him says, do not slaughter the sheep that I need that lactase, I need a female one because it's beneficial. So after the animal was slaughtered and prepared and cooked, and the person selling them was sitting in the shade of this garden, and after they had eaten their fill, the Prophet SAW Selim, he said,

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by the one who possesses in his hands, my soul in my life

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these are the blessings these are the bounties that you will be asked for on about you will be held accountable for on the Day of Judgment. Will unburied, were wrote up on our YouTube wanna own buried the first SLM he said, cool shade

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and fresh dates and cold water.

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But then sisters as we are sitting right now in this building in the comfort of a sea

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where we are not in the heat.

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We take sometimes we forget that these are great blessings from Allah subhanho wa taala.

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And here the President was simply acknowledging the cool shade forget a see the cool shade, the dates

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and the cold water

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and he said these are the blessings that will be asked about on the Day of Judgment, brothers and sisters, being grateful to Allah subhanho wa Taala is the very essence of why Allah subhanaw taala has created us. Allah says in the Quran, when Allah Raja comin but only Omaha t comme la Tala Munna sha Allah has brought you out into existence from your mother's wombs into this world law talamona Sharia you don't know anything then you didn't come into this world knowing anything. Well y'all hola como some will absorb well, f e de la la comme Tosh Gruen and he has made for you hearing and sight and intellect so that you may be grateful.

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Brothers and sisters, why is it that Allah subhanaw taala in the Quran over and over again commands us to be grateful for all of his blessings. It is because number one, humans in general are ungrateful.

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insana, lava lumen kuffaar. humans in general are unjust and ungrateful. And Allah also says in the Quran, we're Pauline Amin, Iberia Shaco, and very few from among the servants of Allah are truly grateful for the blessings of Allah subhanho wa taala. But more importantly, Allah subhanaw taala tells us that the more we think Allah subhanaw taala for the blessings that we have, the more Allah will give us and bless us.

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Allah insha Khartoum, lazy then nichrome that if you were to be thankful for Allah's blessings,

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Allah says, I will indeed increase you in more blessings.

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But then sisters, Being grateful is something that benefits ourselves. Allah subhanaw taala doesn't benefit from our gratitude.

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Allah says in surah to look man, what

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we have given Look, man, this righteous person of the past wisdom al hikmah. From among this wisdom, what inish Quran Allah to be grateful to Allah to be grateful to your Creator, one a yes good for your schooling. Whoever is grateful they are only being grateful and either going to benefit themselves, woman kefir Rafa in Allah

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Hamid and whoever is ungrateful to us round to Allah, then Allah is not in need of their gratitude. Allah doesn't need your appreciation and Allah is full of praise.

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Science has shown brothers and sisters, that being grateful

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is linked to less aggression.

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And this study was conducted at the University of Kentucky where Professor Nathan to wall, he found that from a pool of 900 participants that there was a direct link between gratitude and less aggression. In other words, so many people are so angry all these days today, angry for what?

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triggered for what?

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Be more grateful brothers and sisters, also brothers and sisters. In another research with Rob Professor Robert Emmons, a psychologist at UC Davis, he, he found that there is a direct link between gratitude

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and less envious of others. And he Olivia should Allah azza wa jal liason, the person who thinks a lesser known counter is less likely to be envious, why? Because these are polar opposite characteristics. You cannot be truly grateful to Allah subhanho wa taala. If you're looking at other people and saying, why don't I have that? Why does he drive this car and I don't have that car?

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The Prophet SAW Selim teaches us and he tells us, he says,

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in a hadith, he says, Uluru ILA man who is filming Kume wala Tambo Illman Illa, menfolk, whom don't look at look at the people who are less fortunate than you who had less blessings than you don't and don't look at and compare yourself with those who have more blessings than you for who allege that Oh, Allah does Daru near Matala, he alikom Why do you look at the people who are less fortunate than you so that you do not be little the blessings of Allah subhanho wa Taala and nowadays people are saying it's good to have like a gratitude journal that you write down all of these blessings to be grateful but then sisters if you were actually to have a gratitude journal, you're gonna you're

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gonna fill up all the pages very soon, because Allah subhanaw taala tells us what Taku mean Cooley mas ultimo we have given all what you have asked for what intero dunya Amata Allah He later so if you were to enumerate all of the blessings of Allah subhanaw taala you will surely be never able to finish counting them. Finally button ancestors. The Prophet SAW Selim teaches us the way of how we be grateful at the end of the day before we go to sleep.

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As narrated

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by bin Ahmad when the process that I'm used to go to sleep he used to say this

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and the first thing he would say is Alhamdulillah. He led the Cavani when he woke up Imani was gone.

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All praises you to Allah all things due to Allah. The one who is enough for me who has sufficed me who has protected me who has fed me who has given me water to drink well let the mana Aliya for have been the one who has given bounties to me and has given me so much. Well let the Albani for exam and he has given me so lavishly in blessings. Alhamdulillah Allah Cooley hull, all praise will do to Allah in all situations. Allah humara cliche in WA Malika Oh our Lord, My Lord, Lord of everything, the sovereign of all of it, what you love her Cooley, che and the the god worthy of worship of all from all things that are all becoming a nod. I seek refuge in You from the Hellfire Apolo Kali

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hamdulillah salat wa salam ala Rasulillah. While early he was a happy woman who Allah.

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Brothers and sisters, why is it that we are living in a time where people are so ungrateful, always moaning, always whining and whinging about what they don't have. And I'm going to tell you right now that it's really exacerbated by the picture perfect pinterest and instagram social media out there. Always looking at what other people have never looking at what you have. Someone else in the neighborhood gets a bigger house you wonder why didn't Allah give me that bigger house? Someone else driving a nice car, you don't even know he's probably paying $800 a month, an arm and a leg but you're thinking why does he have that new car? Why don't have that new car? Why does that person

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a seven bedroom house with a theater and media room and all those things? Why don't I have that? Why am I still renting? Why is it that my friend can go and enjoy Halloween

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Are you beef and I am still sitting here eating, you know, whatever you're eating.

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Because brothers and sisters, we are always thinking

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that we're correlating that blessings of Allah means Allah is pleased with us, Blessings of Allah does not equal to that Allah is happy with you, Blessings of Allah is actually a test from Allah subhanho wa taala. And so when you are sitting here and thinking that your relationship with Allah subhanaw taala is how much money in your bank account how much of your 401k has grown? And how many houses do you own? How many properties do you own, how much extra side income you have, you are thinking about Allah subhanaw taala in this transactional way of food and drink and money, and that without a doubt all the Allahu Taala and he says in this beautiful quote, he says manlam Uruli La

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Jolla la Illa Phil actually was Shubhra Sure, cerca de Palermo.

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bahagia if the person all the Think about that the blessings of Allah that comes to him is how much food I have, how much money that I have.

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And he doesn't see anything else. That's all you see in the material. You don't look at the other blessings, your health. But perhaps the greatest of blessings is that Allah has blessed you with Islam to know your Creator. How many billions of people are walking on Earth right now and they don't know who their creator is completely cut off from knowing who their creator is.

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So the person who thinks of Allah subhanaw taala in this way,

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or Buddha says, Allah for him or his understanding of his Creator is so small, so tiny, will have other other his punishment is coming. Allah tells us in the Quran regarding the disbeliever Insano either MEB Taylor, who are boohoo for a chrono who wanna

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be a chroma the disbeliever when Allah gives them some blessings, they become happy. They're like, Oh, you know, Allah is nice to me. You know, God is good. All these statements that you hear something Oh, God is good. Oh, so Is God not good when Allah takes it away? Is that what you're saying?

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Well, either Allahu Allah here is called to be 100. And if Allah strong Allah was to remove some of these blessings, what do they say? Allah has humiliated me? What have I done to deserve this shows me Anna What sin have I committed? Why am I so McGlone

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million sisters, I want to finish off with this hadith is story. There is some weakness to this in the narration, but the story stands.

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And that is the person Selim one time came out. And Gibreel was just with him. And Gibreel informed him of a story of a person in the past a long time ago. And as you know, the people of the past, they used to live for a very long time, hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of years. But there was a certain servant of Allah subhanho wa taala, whom Allah subhanaw taala had blessed.

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And he was ALLAH had put him on this island. And there's all these measurements of how big this island was 30 by 30, etc. It was islands surrounded by sea.

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there was no freshwater But alas, Pouncy Allah created for him this little stream of freshwater that he would drink from every day. And Allah's and this person was worshipping Allah for 500 years.

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At the bottom of this island at the foot, you know, the near the beach, Allah subhanaw taala had for him a pomegranate tree. And every day there would be one pomegranate for him to eat.

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And so he was worshipping Allah all day and night.

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And before he died, he asked Allah for a DUA, he said, Oh Allah, I want you to when I pass away, I want you to take my soul while I'm prostrating to you. So Allah granted him that wish.

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Then, on the Day of Judgment,

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I was trying to water Allah will say to this servant who has worshipped for 500 years, he will say, Oh, my angels, take him and enter him into paradise. By my grace, by Allah's mercy,

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and this man would say, but by my actions, Oh Allah, because I worship you for 500 years by my actions, oh Allah intervene to Jana. And Allah would say, No, but by My mercy you and her gender, he says no, by my deeds and back and forth.

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He thinks he's entitled

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none of us here should think that

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Just because we pray five times a day and fast that we are deserving of the blessings of Allah because you should be doing it even if you didn't get those blessings.

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And so this man said, by my actions by my own merit, the entitlement, so Allah said to the angels,

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let's calculate how much blessings He's God.

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So Allah said, Bring me the blessing of his eyesight.

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And the blessing of his eyesight alone, obliterated his 500 years of worship.

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So let's say to this man to choose angels,

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then take him to hellfire. Because the eyesight alone he has not paid for it.

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And so now he's scared and this man says, Oh Allah, by Your Mercy, by Your Mercy, oh Allah. So Allah subhanahu wa taala will say to him, Oh, my servant who has created you? He says, Oh Allah, you have created me. He said, Were you created because of your good deeds? Or is it because of my mercy? He says, Because of your mercy, who granted you the ability to worship for 500 years? And the man said, By Your Mercy, Oh Allah, you are the one that gave you gave me this ability. He says Who was the one that stabilized this position for you and gave you fresh water and this pomegranate for you to eat every single day? He says, Oh, you Oh Allah subhanho wa Taala

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and then Allah subhanho wa Taala will say to him, that he can be Rama t will be era Marathi or the Philo Hello Jana.

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Philo Abdi al Jana Bira Hemmati fenyr. I'm allowed to Container Abdi.

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It is by my mercy that I enter you into paradise.

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Oh angels enter him into Paradise by my mercy and my grace for how good of a servant he is. And when Gibreel left the area of the processor limb the last words he said to him was in normal Asha od Rahmatullah. Everything is by the mercy of Allah. And that's where Allah says, will not be coming near met infamy in Allah, all the blessings of Allah is from the Mercy of Allah, we ask Allah subhanaw taala to give us gratitude, we ask Allah subhanahu wa taala to soften our hearts and not make us look at those who are more fortunate but to look at those who are less fortunate, so that we may be grateful but then it Nephi dunya Hassanal Sheila Hassan Okinawa banana Robin Allah to Zulu

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