Channel: Abdullah Oduro
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A cinematic we're not meant to live at Academy that peace and blessings of Allah be upon you all, we have reduced 21 of the Quran, the 21st part of the Quran. And there's a chapter in the is a verse in the chapter of room, chapter number 30, verse 30, the chapter of Romans were last panel with that it talks about something so beautiful and which is important for all of us to know about ourselves, ourselves, being human beings, not only Muslims, but human beings. And that is a concept of something called the fitrah. Now, the fitrah is the natural thing you'll find some say it's the natural inclination, the natural disposition, it is the the wiring, if you will, of the human being
of all of creation, that all of creation has ingrained, universal characteristics that they all share the manifestation of those characteristics, how they're shown, one may have more of them than the latter. So for instance, the natural characteristic within human beings is the feeling of guilt. If you do something wrong, that you know is wrong, you feel guilty, right? But the more you do it, the more immune you become to that bad habit. Right, whether it's violence, or whether it's speaking badly about someone, but initially, the feeling that you had is the natural wiring that Allah has given you. Right? following you're having desires is an aspect of the fitrah wanting to follow
there's this those desires is an aspect of the fitrah. But the Shinya has come to align and beautify your fitrah the Quran and the Sunnah speak to the pristine nature of the human being a loss it kind of what Allah says in chapter number 30, verse 30,
after speaking about those that follow their desires, without any knowledge, they follow their desires, the desires that have been given by a law, but they follow it in totality to the degree is that what that is what dictates their actions. That's what dictates, you know, I'm obeying my thirst. I'm not thinking about is it right or wrong? I have an I believe in God. But I'm not totally trying to understand and follow what God wants me to do. Rather, I have a desire and I want to fulfill it, because that's what makes me feel good, temporarily allows kind of what dalla says here, after speaking about, you know, given the context of those that followed their desires without any
knowledge. He says if there would have been limited ship on on Jean Kim, which have led me hanifa filata, la la de facto on NASA la ha, let's have a deal killer, that he could Dino by him when I can act on nasci les Alamo. The first thing he says is for upcoming watch Heckle Idina hanifa. So establish and stand firm with your face with your body, your whole heart itself, for Allah subhanho wa Taala in this straight path. So the first thing is,
is to obey an order. It's an order that a lot of sailing you fucking was leading, stand firmly for the deed for the religion of Islam in a manner that is upright in a manner that is Hanif and Hanif means the straight path and the straight way. So establish that and if we know it's an order from Allah, we should automatically know that any order from Allah is that which is best for us in this life, to make us better human beings to have a love Please with this. So that's the first thing. Then he says fits over to LA and Letty, photon NASA, la ha,
the natural inclination or the fifth rule of Allah,
that Allah has created mankind upon it fitrah means shuck a Shea is to is to cleave something open. So in the last panel with Allah has given you this fitrah It is as though he has opened you and place within you those natural characteristics. The most important of them is that every human being has a ability or an element within themselves that relies on a higher power
that relies on the higher power. Therefore we as Muslims believe that every human being has within themselves, the natural belief in a god in a deity, that there is a higher power out there, and it is one and that's why law says fit through to law, this fitrah of Allah whenever a lot of associates something with his name, that means it's something that is major, it is something that is great. rasulillah The servant or slave or messenger of Allah is a major human being is a major human being
The Book of a lucky tabula The Book of Allah is the Quran. So remembering the fitrah of Allah ality fertile on NASA lay that Allah has created them upon it, meaning that you are created naturally with this fitrah. But it the individual does not monitor and watch over there fitrah and does not go to that which aligns it and beautifies it and keeps it pristine and pure. That's when it can be adulterated. That's when it can be affected. That's when they will think that wrong is right and right is wrong, to the degree that they may justify something that is immoral, and say that there's nothing wrong with it. And dare they may even say that it is what is considered moral to them. So
when looking at this last panel, what Donna mentioned in the next verse, let's have a deal killer, that there is no replacement for the creation of Allah, there will be nothing that can equate to the beautiful makeup of the fitrah. Nothing that is at the level of the fitrah nothing that can replace the fitrah nothing that can beautify and exemplify and maintain the pristine nature of the fitrah. When it does that anything that is opposite and defies the fitrah can only be destruction for mankind. So our last panel with darlin mentions here that there is no replacement for what Allah has placed. Because it will never be perfect in symmetry perfect and nature perfect. And it's its origin
and its purity. Other than from Allah subhana wa Tada. And then last month, Allah says that it could Dino aim that this is the upright religion, but most most mankind? No not. And it reminds me a lot with his brother one time told me, I remember the first time that I cursed at my sister, he called her word. And then she her jaw dropped. And he said to him, so I couldn't I remember I remember that day, I felt so bad. So when I asked him what made you say it, he said, You know, I was hanging around the wrong people. And I was listening to this word a lot. The first time I heard it, I knew it was bad. But then I had the desire to be liked by those people. So I started to use those words,
when I would text when I would talk. And I felt awkward in the beginning. But I just got used to it.
adulterating that natural, natural, pristine, innocent self to that which can be detrimental to them in this life. And in the next milotic pride with Allah protect us and make us of those that monitor our natural, pristine selves and allow that to be that which beautifies us in this life, to serve as an example for those in this life. To allow will be pleased with all of us in the next life. A Santa Monica, to live better cats. Thank you