Remaining Steadfast during times of Fitanh
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sha Allah Allah in today's brief hoba what I'd like to share with you is a few Ayad from Sol autoconf. And these Ayad Allah subhanho wa Taala concludes with them the first story in solothurn curve, which is the story of the people of the cave. And of course, you know, those that have read solotica have today and it's still fresh on their tongue and on their mind. And those insha Allah tala that intend to recited after solitary Juma, you know that sorbitol calf is made up of four stories, the entire soul. And so the first story of them is the story of the people of the cave. And this story is about a few boys that go through a trial in the dean. And you know, of course, the
trial being tested in your dean is one of the greatest trials that one could ever face in his life. This is why their story was mentioned the first story in solitary, as opposed to the rest of the stories and their story. The name agave, the surah. It's named Saul at the curve, as opposed to it being called any other anything other other than that, Allah subhanho wa Taala calls with fula because this story was the greatest story in terms of what one can one person can face in his life of fitting and fitting over Dean, imagine being tested in your dean. And then you pass the people have been the people of the gave, they were tested in the dean, they pass the exam. Allah subhanho
wa Taala at the end of the story tells us how they remain firm and how they remain committed and steadfast upon the dean until they died until they met Allah subhanahu wa Tada. This is what we want to establish. And this is what we want to answer. The question is, how does one remain steadfast and firm upon the deen of Allah subhanho wa Taala when he's been rigorously tested in his Deen, when he's been roughly tested in his Deen and his commitment to his term, for let's understand, firstly, my brothers in his time, that the people of the key of the existed in a time, this was the time after he said before Rasulullah, sallAllahu, alayhi wasallam. They came about in a time where there
was no prophets. There were no messengers, there were no schools, there were no Islamic teachers. There were no Islamic books, no Islamic websites, there were no Islamic colleges. And there were no libraries, no massages, nothing at all got to do with the deen. And yet they still remain firm upon the AV in the dark, ask yourself the question, what would happen to you and I, if we came in a time where all the muscles should shut down, and all these websites shut down, and all the massage had closed down, and the Islamic colleges closed down. And these funny books got burned, what will happen to you and I so that he can understand why this story was a great story. Because even though
this is a time that he went by, they will remain confirmed and they remain committed upon the idea. There is if one element and one aspect of the deal was targeted, let's say a massive closed down a must. It wasn't given a license to go ahead and something of the Dean was spoken about. You find people automatically they shake and they panic and an attack comes through to them and the job is off and the beat comes off.
And the name is changed to some other thing your knees get away from the Islamic identity. We need to understand these people went through a rough time. They were tested rigorously in the deen. They remained firm and they remained committed. What does Allah subhanho wa Taala teach us of their story at the end of the story, in terms of what they held on that Allah subhanho wa Taala gifted them with the gift of steadfastness until they died. Their story is a long story. And after the story, Allah subhanho wa Taala he mentions and this year my brothers in Islam is for everyone that says how do I remain firm upon the deen? Everyone that feeds his commitment upon the deen, everyone that is
complaining for everyone that is complaining. And for everyone that is saying, How can I stay on the path until I reach Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah social gives us the prescription in 327 28 and 29. These are the three they include three prescriptions, the one who carries it holds on to these three elements that Allah subhanho wa Taala will teach us before the law, no matter what test is put in in terms of his deem the law he will remain upon
until he meets Allah subhanho wa Taala let's see how Allah subhanho wa Taala begins the first 127 after the story, he says whenever you figure themes and themes, he knows their duties
of the absolutely he was mere man the human don't even worry whether you should poofy hug me. That's the end of the story. Number one, what Luma Oh, here la coming kita big level the de Colima t turgidum into dude he will. That's number one. What Luma Oh, here he like, recite what was revealed unto you from the word of Allah subhanho wa Taala even the first prescription, the first medication that you find on the prescription is to hold on to the book of Allah and continuously recited what to do. The word flow doesn't just mean to read the book, what do means to read and follow the meanings of the IR that's a dilemma. What to Allah subhana wa tada says, read the book into my
brother and he said, Why are we reading Allah subhanho wa Taala this book,
he said, remain 23 is going up and down, bringing down I have the idea so that you and I can have a book at the end of the day so we can read and so easily we turn away from the book of Allah subhanho wa Taala and we don't give it that honored and valuable time in our day to read some part of it. Yeah, and if we found some some free time we read maybe from others to come we'll try to read it once. What is this attitude with the book of Allah? Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us that the first thing you need to do to hold on if you are tested in your dm what will give you guarantee that you will remain upon your dm is that you do one thing firstly
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this Malik Davina, Yanni This is implying greatness of what was given to you which is the book what Luma
what was given to you later, Sharif, Your Honor, and your dignity is with the book of Allah subhanho wa Taala The closer you want to the book of Allah, the more honor you are given. And the further away you are from the deen from the Quran and from the word of Allah, the more you become humiliated, and the easier the enemy of Allah subhanho wa Taala gets you and removes your deed. What llama oh here, la coming kitabi la Big Brothers in Islam. Allah subhanho wa Taala he says with Luma la coming kita the hot big, what was revealed to you from the book of your Lord. He did not say what well here they come in Quito Villa min. Kita Robic your Lord Why? Because he's your Lord. He knows
your problems. He knows your sufferings. He knows what you need. And as long as you read his book, you always remain on that path. Allah subhanho wa Taala he says after that lamb over de Cali Mati. There is nothing that will exchange the words of Allah. One of the meanings of this is that the rules of Allah subhanho wa Taala never change. This has always been the rule of Allah, that any nation, any person that existed in any time, if he was to hold on to the book of Allah, He is guaranteed commitment on his Islam and on his team. This is a rule left over Dinelli, Kelly Murthy. And this is why Allah subhanho wa Taala would seem to slow him when they were about to lose their
Deen Allah social would say to those who
hold on to this book that we were given that was given to you hold on to it firmly and strongly Subhana Allah and anyone that abandoned the book of Allah always fell into those traps of us
Allah subhanho wa Taala he says about bunnies. When they were given the book and they slowly drifted away from the Quran, they slowly drifted away from the book that was given to them. Allah subhanho wa Taala he said about them, never levina autoline kita kita Allah He will avoid him getting home lay on the moon, when they threw the book behind what happened, whatever to share, they immediately followed the path of a shavon First there's only two paths in life. Either you walk on the path of Allah or the if you don't do that. The other path that you have is going to be the path of a shoe barn. And that's exactly what happened to them. So the first medicine, the first thing that pun is
supposed to hold on to so he can guarantee v if you lay down a commitment for himself is what Luma who here in a coming kitabi Robic level the delay Kelly Murthy he wasn't he? I mean, dude, he will. My brothers in his time on our bond is about to come. What is your plans with the plan? When we commence lavonne start from now hold on to something from the plan. Allah subhanho wa Taala he says about those little muscle Allahu alayhi wa sallam. It was full of them for Han that a group of the wish he couldn't they came to him. And they said to him, Well, Farley levina Guevara.
He's the disbelievers they came to the fula so I said them and they said to him, how come the Quran wasn't given to you as a whole? You know the prophets before nobody saw Salaam when it was been revealed to them. The whole book is to come down. The Quran was the only book that came down over 23 years. So they said How come the Quran didn't come down on you as one? Why? For Allah subhanahu wa tada answers and he says, because elec linworth are better behaved. The only reason it came down bit by bit so that we keep your heart steadfast and firm upon the deen of Allah. And Allah took from that, that if one was to have the same relationship with the Quran, in the same manner as you bleed
out, he said I would come down with these dilla that's the reason for his commitment, and he should read would come down every day of 23 years. In other words in the vessel, Allahu alayhi wa sallam would recite the Quran every single day. So if one was to read it in the same manner, it was revealed than being the last This is a solution for him. And it is the first solution that Allah subhanaw taala speaks about, and the people of the cave. That's how exactly the word, Allah subhanho wa Taala when he mentions about them, he says, I'm hasip the under
my brothers in his time, was the book that they had, that had some of the DNA on it. They had engraved the al Qaeda in a rock, you know, stone, and they used to read from that was like equivalent to what we have of the Quran, and they used to hold on to it. And this is how Allah subhanaw taala gave them steadfastness. That's number 127. Now, what's the second solution? Allah subhanho wa Taala he says after this was fair enough, second Allah venia de Lune or baba and below her that he will achieve second solution. A lot of social he says, and remain patient with those who worship and call them to their Lord, day and night. In other words, the second solution is good
companionship, that for you find for yourself good companion, you ship and you hold on to it. Allah Subhana who at the Hydra, he says was Bill, be patient with such people by does He say Be patient? And essentially, it's going to be difficult to keep yourself in good companionship and define for yourself a good circle of brothers and to remain with them it's going to be difficult. So a lot of sources begins by saying was there enough second knifes? Like it's difficult on the knifes so he says force that knifes and allow it to remain patient with good companionship. No good companionship is what is going to keep you going ahead tough and strong. Until we meet Allah subhanho wa Taala
good companionship. And you know, let's understand what's the you know how to love. people that lived a misguided life before Islam. Before they were committed before they were guided. They lived a misguided life when they used to be in a misguided life. They used to enjoy the company of bad friends. They used to enjoy luxury cars. They used to enjoy you know, eating out every day cinemas watching together. Yeah, the unfair said together. But then when Allah subhanho wa Taala gave them guidance, and they came into Deen and they found brothers in the masjid. What happened? Obviously, the Brotherhood in the masjid didn't have that lifestyle like their old friends. So the people in
the masjid had a simple, easy life. Had a humble life, eating cheap, you know, driving cheap cars, no jokes, there were no movies. There's nothing to go out there firmly upon the idea and reading and attending lessons. What happens to a person at a time when he's got this good companionship to compare with his own companionship? What happens? He
If he wants to go back to his old way, Allah Subhana Allah in this moment, he says was with Nuff said, with a patient. It's not going to be easy enough second man levina Ronaldo, we need to understand my brothers in Islam. When we have good companions in our friend, why do we stay with them? What's the purpose? Why do we love them? It's very easy to understand that the only friends of this worldly life and friends that are corrupt and old and bad friends, you stay with them because of the dunya obviously, but in Islam you need to understand and the recent Mullah while he was telling me he says, Man Ah, monopoly lay he will mentally lay
above of Allah.
Allah He forgot the stack manner in and you remain with good companionship because you love them not for all the reasons you love them for Allah subhanho wa Taala sake, and Allah Subhana Allah themselves that the one who loves for the sake of Allah, he has completed his Eon. In other words, when you remain patient with good companionship, this increases your email for Allah subhanho wa Taala teaches us that this is the second solution to remain firm and steadfast upon your team. In times where your team is being tested was the second Latina, yet the room in our bedroom, yet the only two present tense In other words, they continually worship the Lord. This is what Brotherhood
is supposed to be doing. What's the use of brotherhood if they don't worship Allah? subhanho wa Taala together? Yeah, they're all above and below her dad in the morning when she in the afternoon. Why you didn't do noise Oh, sincerely for his sake. They want to stay seek His pleasure subhana wa tada that Allah subhanho wa Taala warns in the recent Allahu Allah and he says steam. What do I
wanna or gone home? Don't you dare turn your eyes away from them, let alone turn your whole body and run away from them. Don't you dare turn your eyes away from good brothers. Good companionship is what is going to get you to Allah subhanho wa Taala
if you looked at to the case of harville, gaff, Danny let's just understand what's with Neff second na with with them, you need to be with them all the time. Some people that have the impression that being with good companionship is only
only in their aid only when they see them in the masjid wrong. Allah azza wa jal says Ma and the reason number one he was seldom when he was described, and his companions relationship was described with him. Allah subhanho wa Taala says Muhammad Rasul Allah will Lavina ma who, and you know, the companions, their relationship with him? wherever he went, they were always with him. That's what good companionship is. So it's not only in the masjid where they're either not everywhere. Look at the people of the cave, their relationship. They slept in the cave together, they ate together, they went to prison together, they ran away together, they gave Dawa together and they died together.
Everything was done together. religious aspect and all the aspects for this is real companionship. What was the knapsack, Mr. levina
beloved Daddy, well how she, you know, she who went to
the cleaner. First one was reading the second one was being with good companionship. In that same area. Allah subhanho wa Taala warned in the vsam Allahu alayhi wa sallam from bad companionship listen to how it comes in the air. He says well, topia, do not they and do not follow men
who want the cleaner, the one who we made his heart heedless in terms of engineering concern with our AI, whatever haha.
And when you become heedless, and you turn away from the book of Allah, the only result is
he follows his desire, he follows his whims, what kind of rules and his affairs were destroyed and ruined at the end. But look at the example he is also proud Allah. When Allah subhanho wa Taala spoke about good companionship. He spoke about it in the plural was well enough. Second, man levina Runa. That's a plural. In other words, find for yourself a group of good believers. When Allah subhanho wa Taala warned and forbid us from that companionship. He mentioned that in the singular sense. He said, Well, none of the fun
and the cleaner.
Who can I undo? A lot of social when he warned us of bad companionship, it came in the singular Why? You know why? Let no one bad friend is enough to destroy you. One bad friend you work with is enough to destroy your entire deal and save you. Yeah. And he said you're on the wrong path all together for Allah subhanho wa Taala highlight highlights in the language. That's the second solution that Allah subhanho wa Taala gives us now final solution that allows social gives him this is the last of the 29
close with Hannah Montana he says what Paul has become and see the truth from your Lord. This third means engage in a dour Illa call to Allah subhanho wa Taala that's the solution. Number one, read the Quran. Number two, stay with good companionship. And number three, engage in a tower of love. This is what made us Hello Medina Allah subhanho wa Taala he says, putting
the nurse that you're the best of nations that was ever brought out on the face of this earth. Why? Luna Villa Ruth, what then hold on is what took me Luna Villa because you enjoying the good and you forbid the evil and you believe in Allah three things which one is the most important of the three that you believe in? Allah is the most important of the three. So why was it mentioned that then? Allah azza wa jal he says
what an Hunan in mooncup What took me Luna villa. Why? Because true he man in a love will not be achieved until you're enjoying the good and if even the evil. So he began by saying, enjoying the good for the day evil as a result to me, Luna Villa would be guaranteed in your life for Allah subhanho wa Taala. He mentions he mentions as well and I'm moving in our roof Yeah, but
and the prophets they will only send to the people so that they can call the people to the deen of Allah for this is this is the prescription. This is if you were to hold on to this.
You will find yourself confirm and you'll find yourself steadfast upon the deen of Allah subhanho wa Taala was humble enough as we said, they were people that read their book, they hang out with each other in all aspects of life. And they also engage in a dour Yani from the many words they spoke in their life. Allah Subhana who chooses to tell us from their words, what they spoke of calling to Allah when they were standing before they King being trialed in their journey in their case, when they said that a Buddha
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even sharper, this, the one after it was their way in how they call to Allah subhana wa tada in front of the king and in front of all the people, Allah social choose to tell us these words more than anything of a spoke in their life, because this was the tower, Allah Subhana Allah, Josie Allahu Allah. He brings an absolute beautiful illustration to this. He said the believer in the time of Fitton,
if he wants to remain steadfast on his Deen, he does these three things. And he illustrated it. He said it is a man that holds the land in one hand, and he holds his brother's hand in the other hand, and they walk together calling to Allah subhanahu wa Tada. That's the package that will keep you firm and steadfast and committed upon your deal. Until you meet Allah subhanho wa Taala.
Tonight, reread this, once again, saw that the curve and look into these details that Allah subhanho wa Taala teaches you, you and I, every single Friday, every Friday, we're supposed to read this. And every Friday we're reminded of the story and the solution that have what these boys had. Look how honored they were. Look how of an example they were that olara sosial made they mentioned in the Quran, that would remain until the day of judgment. We read it and we continuously see guidance and wisdom and lessons and benefit from it. And it wasn't a it was guidance for for the loss of a loved one. Before it was guidance for me and you. This is what Allah subhanho wa Taala teaches. This is
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