Channel: Abu Bakr Zoud
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smilla rahmanir rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah while early he was the main, all praise and thanks belongs to Allah subhanho wa Taala. And may the peace and blessing of Allah be upon his sermon and final messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as follows my dear respected brothers and sisters in Islam, as salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato. What I wanted to share with you today is one of the greatest deeds and actions of the heart, and that is a dog CQL Allah subhanho wa Taala reliance upon Allah subhanho wa Taala. So, what is the word good? What does that mean? And how are we able to achieve properly at the word cool
reliance upon Allah zosen Jew during our lives, whether we're going to work, whether we're at home, or whether we are sick in any circumstance of your circumstances, how is one able to achieve truth Oracle reliance upon Allah subhanho wa Taala in his life. So let me begin first by saying that a total reliance upon Allah azza wa jal is worship. It is an obligation. Allah subhanho wa Taala he made a debacle, or he made a debacle reliance upon Allah, a condition of a proper Amen. Or a condition of a person's amen and Islam. Allah Zoysia he says, while Allah He finally a third Kelly mithoon the believers must rely upon a large social, this is what Allah said, and that is the proof
for why reliance upon Allah is an obligation. So, a token is the highest highest level of tawheed is the highest level of declaring Allah subhanho wa Taala is oneness. Allah subhanho wa Taala loves those who rely upon him. Allah Zoysia Lee said in the Lahore hibel Muto Killeen Indeed, Allah sosial loves those who rely upon him
and those who rely upon Allah Zoysia and achieve this in their daily lives. Allah has promised them that he will suffice them
in all their affairs in their life and in the Hereafter. Allah Zoysia Li said, woman yet what can Allah for Hua hospital? Whoever relies upon Allah azza wa jal with a male or female, what is Allah His promise for who has word, Allah sosial would be enough for this person. Allah would suffice him Allah Zoysia will look after him, take care of his worldly needs.
And he'll take care of his hereafter needs. When he arrives on the Day of Judgment, Allah sosial will look after him. This is the reward and the virtue of having proper token upon Allah subhanho wa Taala. Let's define a tawakoni What is a token and how can it be achieved? And irrelevant Warhammer homall long. They said that adorkable is an action of the heart in where the heart is relying upon Allah sosial. Without Google has two parts to it. Number one, a third goal is to take by the means taking by the means and then you put your trust and you rely upon Allah social, not upon the means. This is the definition of a Thorkil two paths you take by the means, and then you rely upon Allah
not upon the means. Now where is the Delete for this? Let me explain to two ahaadeeth that prove this Thor's the hadith of armor of an oma robbery Allahu anhu he narrates the authentic hadith is authentic, more than one of our lemma authenticated the Hadith.
This Sahabi said a man came to the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and this man asked the Nabi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
about if this man wanted to do something, so this man wanted to take advice from the messenger salallahu alayhi wasallam
that which of the two matters he's about to do?
Is correct the word call upon Allah sosial. So this man came to the messenger salallahu alayhi wasallam. And he said to him, oh, my
messenger of Allah should I tie my camel and then go to my work or should I just arrive at my work and get off the back of my camel and leave it where it is and go to my work and finish my business and then come back to my camel for Nabi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said them yeah pill hair or dark gal. He said they No, tie the camel, tie your camel and then rely upon Allah social good to work. Maybe some Allahu alayhi wa sallam in this hadith is teaching us the importance of taking by the means. So this person has a camel, and he is worried if this camel was to get lost and go astray, and he loses his camel. So what should he do? And maybe sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said to him take
by the means tie the camel. Yeah, kill her tired, relevant or him omala they see that are killing her here. Either tired to oppose or tie it to a tree. Or it could mean tie its leg. So the camel you know how it has a leg. You take its leg and you tie the end of its foot. It's 40 It's fine. So that Yani its leg is not standing, its foot is not firm onto the ground. These are two ways of how you tie a camel. So that's the means tie it. Then also Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, what are what can then rely upon the last social, so you tie the camel, but don't rely upon the time that it will protect the camel look, rely upon Allah that He will protect the camel for you. This is actual
how a token so it's very clear from this Hadeeth in where we learn a token is too tight to parts. You take by the means and then you rely upon Allah subhanho wa Taala not upon the means. And another beautiful Hadith and Nabi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he says lodato calluna Allah Allah he had got our co de la Rosa Khun canaille Zuko pyre, they'll do female some water Oh, he'll be upon local Nabi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam He said, If you people truly were to rely upon a large social fuel to rely upon a mass social Hakata or Cooley, the way you have to or the way you should the proper way of having to work well in Allah, then the result would have been that Allah social would have
provided for you, just like he provides for the birds. How does he provide for the birds and the bees sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said at the end of the Hadith, thou do female son what the rule will be a planner that the bird dog will do. It flies it flies away from its nest, female son hungry. It goes in the morning hungry? What the root beer partner and it comes back in the afternoon, be upon food it has eaten. The point in this hadith is to show us that a token reliance when your heart is relying upon Allah, you must also take by the means
because the bird didn't just sit in the nest and relied upon Allah with it's hard for a lot to feed it. Rather the bird moved in the morning he got up from its nest and it went and it was hungry. And it came back in the afternoon and it was satisfied. So this hadith is also a proof that a token relying upon Allah subhanho wa Taala
must be coupled with taking by the means you take by the means. When whenever I hammer home Allah I check the slab and Damien I have a whole lot he said mum one and takuna yogini unfairly as Debbie and moody behind for who are born. The one who thinks and assumes that reliance upon Allah azza wa jal is only by the heart and has nothing to do with the means. Then such a person is born. Such a person is Miss guided Allahu Akbar. So now let's explain
how a token is achieved in our daily life of giving examples of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam of people in the past and how they work laws.
If we look at the life of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam we find that that he was emammal mucho Killeen, WA voluto, Korean some Allah alayhi wa sallam. Also all of Mosul Allahu alayhi wa sallam was an Amen in
tawakkol in reliance upon loss aversion, we must follow his example. Whenever we want to achieve the outcome in our life.
Look at the case of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, when he did his Yala from Mecca to Medina when he migrated from Makita Almudena. The reason lamola usnm didn't just say, I'm going to rely upon Allah with my heart, and now I'm going to leave Mugu and go straight to El Medina. And we're just going to walk you know, rely upon Allah. No, rather he took by the means.
And he relied upon Allah subhanho wa Taala not upon the means. This is what I mean. The reason the Allahu alayhi wa sallam before he left Mecca.
He arranged for himself a camel abubaker probably Allah one who had bought two camels one for him, one for us all Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and he fit the camels. These are all means preparations nerissa Allahu alayhi wa sallam. He traveled with Abu Bakr radi Allahu anhu. He took a companion with him as he undertook Alicia and Nabi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, human abubaker they hired a guide a person that would guide them out of Mecca to Medina. His name was Abdullah bin Laden. Right? And there is some Allahu alayhi wa sallam on the way as he is going from Mecca to Medina. He hide in a cave known as a lot of fold. Her Thor wasn't on the way to Medina, it wasn't on
the way it was. It was only it was away from the proper route of Medina. It was off the path. It was off the road. Maybe some Amala eurosender more are working, they prepared their food these are all the means planning and preparation. Then Nabi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam got onto his camel. And they took off Eman. abubaker going towards el Medina. And, you know, they went and they hit in Hawthorne in the cave of Thor.
Eventually the machinery of Quraysh the disbelievers they caught up to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam and they got to the cave
and they encircled the cave. What Abubakar radi Allahu anhu wouldn't release Allahu alayhi wa sallam were inside the cave. What what could be Allah one who was worried?
And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam looked at him and he said to him, now bear Luca with name, Allah who fairly to whom he said to him on record, what do you assume? What do you think? What are your thoughts about two people? And the third one is Allah subhanho wa Taala. In other words, and maybe some Allah, Allah usnm is seen team, what can before what can happen to two people.
And Allah sosial is the third one of them. Allah who I grew up, this is a dog could see this. Nice Allah Allahu alayhi wa sallam prepared everything he prepared camel and food and hiding in the cave of Thor. He did all that he's got his guide with him. This is all preparation. This is all means. But we will see his heart. Where was his heart?
It was relying upon Allah azza wa jal not upon the means. And in the vsam Allah alayhi wa sallam did not say to our worker, don't worry, don't worry, we're in a cave where he didn't, you know?
We won't be found so right. It's dark in here. It's okay. He didn't say that. Now, so Allahu alayhi wa sallam is not relying upon the means. His reply relying upon Allah azza wa jal, this is how a debacle is achieved. You take by the means, but then your heart is relying upon Allah not upon the means. Look at the case of hair job, although your loved one hair, hair, your
of course the famous story with her son is married, and how she went thirsty, and is married, was crying. He's a baby. She wanted to find some water, some food for him. She didn't find. So she began to do sorry, between a sofa well, moreover, she is running between the mountain of a server and the mountain of underwear going up and down, up and down seven times. This is all from the means.
This is all from the means. And she's relying upon Allah her heart is relying upon Allah. It wasn't relying upon the walking from a sofa. Our model was seven times now. She was relying upon Allah, and then that's when Zamzam came. And what is the proof of this? Because when Ibrahim alayhis salaam, left her job and Izmir in Mecca and went, she asked him, she said, Yeah, Ibrahim, did Allah commands
Due to leave us here,
he said to her, yes, she replied and said even Len year by year and Allah, layover Yeah, and Allah. She said, If that's the case, then Allah subhanho wa Taala will not fail us, He will not neglect us. So her heart is relying upon Allah. She knows Allah azza wa jal is going to look after her and bring her relief. But she didn't just sit there and wait for the water to come. She took by the means she went up to a sofa, back to and miroir back to have suffered seven times this is the means. But she did not rely upon that. She is relying upon Allah sosial to relieve her from her distress. And that's exactly what happened. Since she relied upon Allah. Her gift was special and it was from
Allah. And that was something that is impossible. But everything is possible upon Allah, so shall the earth, the earth cracked open and Zamzam came out. And Zamzam was a gift for her first and foremost. And it is there up until the day of judgment for us to look at for us to drink from and remember the proper tawakkol of her job. ob Allahu Allahu Akbar, my brothers and sisters in Islam. This is what a workweek is, tape by the means, rely upon Allah, not upon the means. So let me give you any enrollment or hammer home Allah VC, a dokkan angeletti, who determine that your limbs are supposed to be working, is supposed to be working. And the heart is what relies upon the laws. So
let's speak about a farmer. You see, I give you an example through a farmer,
he plows the earth, right he digs the earth, he'll get the perfect seed. He'll spread the seed in the earth, he'll plant them, he waters them daily. These are all means all of this is a sebab means.
And then after this, his heart relies upon Allah azza wa jal that Allah will nurture these plants. And Allah subhanho wa Taala will produce the fruit and the vegetables and the Herbes and everything else on this land. Why? He relies upon a lie, he takes mind the means and relies upon Allah subhanho wa Taala. And he does not rely upon the seed and upon the water. Because if you rely upon the seed and upon the water, that he only if you rely upon them,
sometimes the seed could sprout and grow. Other times it's a dead seed, nothing grows.
But if you rely upon a modern solution, then it is Allah who makes the seed sprout into a plan. And he Suppan or dalla chooses whether he wants to do this or not. So piano what I like about it and this is a dog coolala law, he subhanho wa Taala Let's speak it up. If you are sick, how do you achieve the word call upon Allah when you're sick?
How would you achieve our goal? Listen to this very carefully.
You will take the medicine that is a suburb, you will look for the best medicine for the best doctor, for the best surgeon. do all that. Let's say you know when people sick with cancer, we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to give them chifa and to give the Muslims around the world Shiva.
Let's see someone is you with cancer. How does he achieved don't call upon Allah Spanner Dinah proper reliance upon Allah zosen He will take the medicine, he will find a look for the best doctors and for the best surgeons and he will put a lot of money, no problems, this is all the means. Then his heart will rely upon a large version to cure him and to heal him.
And he will not rely upon the means. He or she will not rely upon the medicine and upon the doctor and upon the surgeon. These people are only means the panadol or the medicine is only a means but the sick person will rely upon Allah because Allah is a sheffey Allah is the healer. Allah subhanho wa Taala is the one who cures as in the Hadith flesh if there is nothing that can cure anyone ill she fell except your healing except your cure. This is why in the vehcile Allahu alayhi wa sallam once
a man came to him, and said to him, show me your back because
This person was a doctor. And he knew that hospital nos Allahu alayhi wa sallam had something in his back. And of course, this thing in his back was halterman Nobu. It was the seal of prophethood. It was like a pigeons egg and there was hair on it. This was a sign that also lasala Allahu alayhi wa sallam is the final prophet of Allah. So this man came, and he said to Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Show me your back. For him Neeraj alone, Bobby, I'm a doctor. So in the recent Allahu alayhi wa sallam said to him, Allah, Bobby, Allah is the healer. Allah is the healer. But on top of it, you are only a friend, you are only a comforter.
an anthology Rafique of the Buddha living halaqa. The true doctor, the true healer is the one who created this thing on my back is the one who created the sickness and the evil for Nabi sallallahu, alayhi wa sallam, he said to this man, you're only a friend, you're a confidant, you know, just like the surgeon and the doctor and the nurse. They're only confidence, they comfort you. They walk you through the surgery and what is going to happen, you know, and they make it easy upon you. And the medicine brings you relief, but the true doctor and the one who's going to heal you a sheffey Allah, it is Allah subhanho wa Taala. This is why Ibrahim Allah, he said, I'm saying we're either married
to a cian. If I was to fall ill, it is he who will kill me. In other words, take by the means no problems, find the best doctors in the best medicine, no problem, but do not rely upon this. You rely upon Allah, that he will make the means work. And you know why it is very, very, very important to have proper tawakkol relying upon Allah not upon the means.
Because these means could work. And sometimes they don't work. Right. Sometimes the means work, sometimes they don't work.
So if you relied upon the means, and they didn't work, that's when you'll become upset. This is when you will become frustrated. This is when you will object to the other end to the decree of Allah subhanho wa Taala Hola, Hola. Hola, quwata illa Allah, you know, if you're sick, and you take medicine, and you rely upon the medicine to cure you. And then let's say the medicine didn't work, you will lose your deed, you will lose your Eman. You will doubt Allah sosial because you relied upon the means. But if you took the medicine, and you did the surgery, and whatever it is, and you relied upon Allah not upon these means, then if these means did not work, and if they failed, you
won't have an issue. Because you didn't rely on them to begin with. You relied upon Allah, a Chevy. And if they didn't work, that means a lot. So Jill doesn't want them to work for you. Allahu Akbar, Allah So Jen has a better plan for you,
la hiker. And this is how we achieve a dog Golan Allah subhanho wa Taala. This is a token. Never ever rely upon the means. The means as I said to you sometimes work sometimes they don't work. Take an example of two sick people. Let's say two people are sick. One person, and both of them take the exact medicine.
But someone one of them is cured. One of them heals, and the other his illness gets worse and he dies as a result. Can that be possible? Of course it is. Isn't it possible? Doesn't that happen?
Sometimes, Danny, as I mentioned to you that a patient with cancer, sometimes patient takes chemo chemotherapy works. And other patients they take chemotherapy, and they die. chemo doesn't work. So the means itself sometimes works sometimes doesn't work. So you'd be a fool to rely upon the means. You This is why ICT if you rely upon the means and the means doesn't work, you will have problems with your email.
You will object to the color of Allah you'll become angry and frustrated with a lone stojan but if you rely upon Allah, now you do not care whether the means work or not. Because you did not rely upon them to begin with. You relied upon Allah so again, now my brothers and sisters in Islam understand this.
Why do we rely upon Allah? Why do we rely upon Allah subhanho wa Taala understand this very carefully. Allah azza wa jal, he said in the lab, what our cattle are
Hi levy layer moot law,
law sosial he said and rely This is a command and order from Allah rely upon Allah, the One who is all living and high and lovey lay a mood and he does not die, he does not perish. This is why we rely upon Allah, because he's the old living. He's the source of all life, he's the source of all strength.
So if you rely upon other than Allah, everything other than Allah will perish will die will end. So if you rely upon other than Allah, your escape, that as soon as that thing perishes, or gets destroyed, any will perish and destroy. hallows your case is finished. Whatever you are looking forward to is gone now. But if you rely upon Allah, the old living the one who never dies, then you are truly relying upon something that is stable, and your affairs will be done. And Allah Zoysia will look after you because you're relying upon someone who does not die he is living.
If you rely upon other than Allah, then we said everything other than Allah will perish and will be destroyed.
Faith you relied upon other than Allah, then the matter that you relied upon other than Allah is a field ruin destroyed matter, you will never achieve what you wanted to achieve a lot like
my brothers and sisters in Islam, look at the case of the son of new alayhis salaam.
When the big flood was happening a lot so he was going to save now new and the believers, his son. His name was Ghanaian mentioned in the books of the seed. His son
didn't want to accept they don't want to believe. And his son looked at the mountains. And he said, Sir, we illegible your Simoni minalima he said I am going to seek refuge at the peak of the mountain. Because if I get to the mountain to the top of the mountain impossible, the water won't get there. And as a result, I will live I will not drown. lahug will the son of Noah, he relied upon the means he relied upon a mountain to save him. He did not rely upon Allah. As a result, Allah social says for kana, middle mohabbatein he was from among those who drowned and he was destroyed because he relied upon the means like but anyways a disbeliever support Allah, for my brothers and
sisters in Islam very important, that we take by the means. But then we rely upon Allah, not upon the means. You know, when you go out to your work, to go and make a living, how do you achieve a dog coolala reliance upon Allah, when earning a living, how do you rely upon Allah achieve it properly? Well take by the means work, work out. You know, of course, while we're performing and observing your obligations and giving everyone their rights, your rights, your family's rights and so on. Work, find work
and do whatever is required as long as you talent, but do not rely upon your work. Do not rely upon your work. And do not rely upon your money and your check. These are means to a provision rely upon Allah rely upon rely upon Allah, your is your provision is upon Allah.
Not the means. The job the money all this is just means you rely upon a lot social. This is how you achieve the outcome that when you work, keep in your heart and in your mind. It is not the work that is feeding you. It is not the money that is feeding you. These have means they come and they go. Sometimes they can work sometimes they don't work in NEMA. I rely upon Allah that He provides for me and for my family. Why menyatakan Allah Allah for our hospital, and whoever relies upon Allah has origin after he has taken the means. Allah is enough for Allah Zoysia will satisfy him and he will look after his affairs and he'll give him more than what he expected. Allahu Akbar, with my brothers
and sisters in Islam is a means make dua it's a means but rely upon Allah subhanho wa Taala for that which you asked for panela similarly, when you leave the house when you leave your house and you want a lot to protect you
We all want a loss protection day or night. We want Allah azzawajal to protect us from harm. When we leave the house, we want a lot to protect us from the evil of mankind and the evil of the devils were shelved in. We want a law to protect us from Alfreton, the temptations the trials that are out there in society. So how do you achieve your cleanness? When you leave the house, say Bismillah the word Cal to Allah Allah will hold our water La Villa say it when you leave the house, say Bismillah In the name of Allah don't come to Allah Allah. And I put my trust and I rely upon Allah subhanho wa Taala. Well, how will our 11 learn and there is no power there is no ability whatsoever in leveler
except if Allah subhanho wa Taala was to give permission. Then you go into your car and take by the means put your seatbelt so that you don't get harmed. Put your seatbelt and drive safely, drive safely in the appropriate speed limit that is out on the roads
and look after yourself tape by the means but rely upon Allah that He subhanho wa Taala will protect you, not the seatbelt, the seatbelt doesn't protect on its own.
And adhering to the speed limit doesn't protect. These are means you must take by them. The proper The one who actually takes care of you and protect you Is he subhanho wa Taala Allah azza wa jal
whoever says this wicked, total to Allah Allah Allah Hola, La quwata illa Allah, the devils, they turn away from him. They see how are we going to affect someone that has relied upon Allah subhanho Medina and the one who says this digger the angels will say, Kavita well Who did that? Or did that you are guided today. And Allah sosial looks after you
also have a loan for this is proper thoughtful, Allah Allah subhanho wa Taala now and the greatest word to see when you want to exercise a dorchen is to say has when Allah went out monarchy has one a law.
sufficient for us is Allah subhanho wa Taala when Emily were killed, and he is the best for us to rely upon.
He is the best one subhanho wa Taala how excellent is he so proud of our data that we rely upon him? That is the best word to see when you want to achieve an exercise dog can in your life when you're sick when it when you're sick. And you've taken the medicine and you've done that say a swan Allah when our Milwaukee last one on law when the amyloid kill
you know, now, when you go out for your work, take by the names and say Hassan Allah Allah is in a forest one Airmen were killed one ml Joaquin, and repeat this. Whenever you're in fee, whenever you're worried, say how smooth Allah when airman Joaquin, after taking all the means that there possibly is the NCAA has been Allahu enamelware gil. This is how proper to what call upon Allah sosial is achieved my brothers and sisters in Islam. Let me conclude. Now, let me conclude everything I've said in a few words. So you can understand how to practically achieve a telecoil we said a token is to take by the means and then you rely upon Allah, not upon the means. So if someone
was sick as an example, you take the medicine, you look for the best doctors in the best surgeons, you do all that. But your heart relies upon Allah that He will protect you. He will look after you and He will heal you. And you do not rely upon the means. You don't see the medicine is going to protect me and give me treatment and healing cure. No, you do not do that. Why? Because if you did that, and you relied upon the means, as I said to you, sometimes the means work, sometimes they don't work. If you relied upon the means. And then let's see the medicine didn't work. The surgery failed. You will be angry and frustrated with the decree of loss aversion, you will lose your Eman
and your relationship with a loss origin. But if you
relied upon law, put your trust in a law not in the medicine. Then even in the case in where the medicine doesn't work, and the surgery fails and take your content because you didn't
Rely on that to begin with. You didn't rely on it you relied upon Allah. And you now now you truly know that Allah saajan has decreed for you this, the medicine will work and you'll remain in your sickness.
floss sosial has chosen what's good for you. And your heart is at ease. And it's a pieced a piece and it rests lot like what humbler that Allah subhanho wa Taala taught us this great act of worship of the heart which is a dot kunaal Allah subhanho wa Taala We ask Allah azza wa jal to make us middle without killing. He make us from among those who truly rely upon Allah subhanho wa Taala in all their efforts, no matter how big or small these affairs were. ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to accept our gathering to forgive our sins, ask Allah azza wa jal to guide us and to protect us, us and our children and our families and our brothers and sisters, our oppressed brothers and sisters
all around the world. ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to grant them relief and to accept their monitors and to cure the sick and they're injured in the holy Valley called call the rally or sallallahu Sallam opelika ala nabina Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi Germaine was Salaam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh