Submissive Sacrifice – Learning Lessons from Prophet Ibrahim [PBUH]

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Submissive Sacrifice – Learning Lessons from Prophet Ibrahim [PBUH]


AI: Summary © The importance of submitting to Islam is a combination of factors, including their actions and emotions, and the holy eye of the creator. The speaker emphasizes the importance of showing commitment to Islam and showing love for it, as well as the need to learn and reflect on circumstances. The importance of showing one's image of Islam's vision and commitment to it is also emphasized.
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Assalamu alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu Alhamdulillah hearable alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah Karim? Why Allah Allah He was happy he edge Marian, are also wilhemina shaytani r rajim Bismillahi Rahmani r Rahim yar yo levina armano Oda Hulu facil MC alpha one abeokuta rT shaitan in Who? La kumanovo mubin rubbish shortly sorry, we are silly Omri wahlen. AKA data melissani yufka, who totally dear participants of learn Deen daily. Welcome to another episode from the series of the best 10 days of the year Alhamdulillah we tank Allah subhanho wa Taala for giving us this chance of living in these beautiful and powerful 10 days of dual hija what hamdulillah and on the top of it,

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we thank Allah subhana wa Taala for giving us this opportunity to be able to interact, exchange and learn these, you know various dimensions of the beautiful Deen of Islam in order to have ourselves empowered and enriched with the knowledge of Islam and practice it in our lives. So that we may own the pleasure of Allah subhanho wa Taala. My topic in this beautiful series of the best 10 days of the year of the literature is submissive sacrifice. Now, what I would like to do is, I have actually classified this session into five sections. So to begin with the first section, let us understand the definition, the meaning of submission and sacrifice, the importance of submission and sacrifice,

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the relation of submission and sacrifice, and the reward of submission and sacrifice. Now, Allah subhanho wa Taala has given us Dean and Dean is a way of life. This way of life is prescribed by Allah subhanahu wa tada and described by the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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For us, in order to be able to live this way of life, we have to submit, in order to submit, we need to pay a sacrifice. Because remember, my brothers and sisters, there is no prize without sacrifice. We need to sacrifice something in order to gain something. So our lives are given by Allah subhanho wa Taala with a key element of freedom. We use this freedom by submitting ourselves to Allah subhanho wa Taala. And those who go away from this submission, by following their desires, by obeying something other than Allah subhana wa Tada, they do not gain the pleasure of Allah subhanho wa Taala. So let's begin with the definition submission. It means to accept or to be in agreement.

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And this is something which is very, very important in Islam, the ayah which with which I began my talk is from Surah Baqarah surah. Number two is number 208. In which Allah subhanho wa Taala says, yada yada Lavina amanu all you who believe that remember, Allah addresses in the Quran, to different people, and sometimes in general. So for example, Allah says yada yada Lavina amanu as he mentioned in this ayah it is very specific, it is not, you know, addressed to anyone other than the believers. Similarly, Allah uses the term Yeah, yohannes or mankind or people that's a general message. But now I love being very specific. Yeah, you're Latina Amano odo Hulu ficil mc alpha,

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enter into Islam, completely, wholeheartedly submit to Allah subhanho wa Taala. Completely wholeheartedly. One who could do what they can and do not follow the footsteps of

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shaitan in who la cama de como bien he shaved down for you is an open enemy. So whenever you would like to submit at shaitan, who will try to stop you, who will put barriers, obstacles, challenges, things that will keep you away from the submission of Allah subhanaw taala. So when we submit to Allah subhanho wa Taala we come in agreement of Allah subhanaw taala we come in the acceptance of Allah subhanaw taala so by the definition itself, when we submit, we agree with Allah subhanho wa Taala we agree with what all Allah commands us to do, and we agree with what all Allah prohibits for us not to do. So this is an agreement. So when we submit, we come in a contract. Now that commitment

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is established with that commitment, we need to move forward in our lives. Now, to do that submission, what is required, sacrifice.

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Allah subhanho wa Taala he says in the Quran, in Surah, Allah Allah imraan surah number three is number 92. long tunnel Bella Hata, to filco mimma to Boone, you will never attain a righteousness, goodness, piety until you give up that which you love the most. So, in order to do the submission of Allah subhanho wa Taala or the submission to Allah subhanho wa Taala we need to pay a lot of sacrifice, this journey this way of life is not easy, but the destination the

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you know the ultimate destination is beautiful, everlasting as Allah says Holly Dena Fie her Avada in it in Jenna, people will live in forever. So, this life of 6080 100 years, there is a there is a there is a path of sacrifice every now and then we need to sacrifice something or the other in order to submit continuously. So, submission is something which is you know, agreement, acceptance and sacrifice is something which means to give up, for example, your desire wants something but you give up that and you submit to Allah subhanho wa Taala in order to show up that agreement that you have made in order to remind yourself that you are under, you know, that agreement that contract, that

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commitment is there between you and Allah, between master and slave, there is an agreement that will always motivate you to be on track. And to do that you need sacrifice, you need to pay sacrifice, the price of sacrifice, you know is Jenna insha Allah, because those who submit to Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah will never let them down a lot of Blairism, he will never let you down. When you submit to Allah subhanho wa Taala when you have that agreement, that contract, that commitment, with Alonzo virgin, your life will be rest because it will be then completely governed in the guidance of Allah subhanho wa Taala we know who can guide us better than the Creator Himself, then our Creator Allah

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subhanho wa Taala. So, this is the definition of submission, that is agreement or acceptance and sacrifice to give up anything that comes in the way of a muscle or anything literally my brothers and sisters, anything that comes between you and allow you need to give up that you need to remove that you need to completely eradicate that whatever barrier, challenge, obstacle problem, hindrance, whatever comes between you and Allah, you just need to move it beat any relation or beat anything that you love, you need to keep give up that you need to remove that in order to submit. So there is no submission without sacrifice. So, that also invites our attention to understand the relation

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between submission and sacrifice, unless you sacrifice you can't submit and when you submit you succeed, so you see that the the equation is quite simple. When you see sacrifice, you submit when you submit you get what success will hamdulillah So, this is the relation also between submission and

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you know, sacrifice. Now the importance of it.

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is indeed mentioned by Allah Himself. It's the command of Allah for us to submit. As I mentioned, Allah is owed to Hulu. This is, you know in Arabic called Amber. This is a command or the Hulu like for example, Allah says, up to the moon, Aki masala established Allah This is a command of Allah robinair is as you know, in the similar way Allah says the Hulu facil MC alpha, enter into Islam, submit yourself to Allah subhanho wa Taala wholeheartedly, completely, so we can't be partial Muslim like we are very good in Ramadan and the rest of the period we are not good. We are very good in the masjid but we are not good in the, in the homes with our families, we are very good, very good in

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the families but we are very crude and rude in you know, in the society, for example. So that's not, you know, Allah once allows us to submit him wholeheartedly, completely. Absolutely. So that's the importance of it that it is a command of Allah Subhana huhtala and in order to fulfill that command, as I mentioned, the sacrifice is needed as Alice's loans and alone whenever law users learn, it is basically the the, the intense form of negotiation, right? Learn means never, never will you achieve a level a position, a kind often, you know, that that point when you give up that which you love the most for the sake of Allah, it's then you realize that yourself closer to Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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So that's pretty much about the meaning and the definition of submission and, you know, sacrifice and the relationship between both and also the importance of submitting to Allah subhanho wa Taala and the journey that goes or begins from the sacrifice to submission from submission to success. Now, point number two or the section number two, which I would like to share with you is the

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beautiful or the classic or the shining example of Ibrahim alayhis salam and his life because you know, it is very important you know, whenever we actually get into the the season of Hajj or the hijab, especially in these 10 days, it is must for us to remember, this mighty messenger of Allah Ibrahim our listener will lie he my brothers and sisters, it is imperative upon us to know this man, Ibrahim alayhis salam is life and time has got so many things for us to learn and practice in our lives in order to succeed and to own the pleasure of Allah subhanaw taala he was the man who paid so many sacrifices. He was the man who submitted to Allah subhanho wa Taala. intensely completely, I

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mean, as a lot of Buddhism. He talks about Ibraheem alehissalaam Allah says woman as a no Dina mimin as Lama was her holy love will Merson What about me letter? Ibrahim hanifa. What? Allahu Ibrahim? Allah Subhana Allah and amazing. Allah says, Who is better in Deen? Who is better in religion than the one who submits himself to Allah while being a good duel while being a good dude, and he follows the path of Ibrahim alayhi salam. What about our military, Ibrahima hanifa follows the path of your right what was the part of your brain submitting to Allah Subhana Allah to Allah alone, being a mono theist and Morehead The one who absolutely sticks to the worship of Allah alone in his entire life.

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So and allowable is that he says, What does Allahu Ibrahima Halina This is beautiful Subhana Allah, Allah says And Allah took Ibrahim alayhis salam, as an intimate friend, as a Helene in oh four, four for a person to get that title that honor, that privilege, that position, that pleasure, that joy, that momentum that Allah Who is there a good I mean, the Lord of the walls, heavens in the earth.

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I mean, really to get this, this title. What Allahu Ibrahima Allah. And Allah took Ibrahim

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As a close friend, you can imagine what kind of sacrifice that Ibrahim alayhis salam, you know, made for the sake of Allah, what kind of submission he did to Allah subhanaw taala that resulted

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Ibrahim alayhi salam to get this beautiful title, Holly Lama, the friend of Allah subhanho wa Taala. So it is very important for us, especially during this beautiful season of Niger in these 10 days to to remember the life and time of Ibrahim alayhis salam, and this topic, submissive sacrifice, I would like as we have a limited time, I would like to limit it to the incidents, or the instances from the life of Ibrahim alayhis salam, and to dwell into, you know, this, this ocean of the life of Ibrahim alayhis salam and learn beautiful lessons. So to begin with, I would like to share with you the first shining example, which is the

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the dialogue between the father

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and Ibrahim alayhis salam. Now, you will see that Ibrahim alayhis salam, when he was actually you know, having a dialogue, as you might be aware of the story of Ibrahim alayhis salam, he was quite, you know, respectful. He was absolutely respectful. Although he was never in a mode of compromising his Deen he was in total submission to Allah subhanaw taala in total submission, you know, to Allah subhanho wa Taala yet, when he was talking to his father, he was calling him Yeah, avati

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Yeah, alberty or my father, or my father, so the son to, to know this, this father, who is just not an idol worshipper, but an idol maker, to know that this father, who is going to Hellfire if he dies on that way that he has chosen and not submitting to Allah, rather submitting to, you know, the idols and the rest, the pain that he had, or the concern in the love that he had as a son, towards his father was intense, but it never, ever, it never, ever compromised him not to submit to Allah subhanho wa Taala he was his submission to Allah was intact, it was, it was there completely, or when hamdulillah and on the other side, his respect, his expression, is way of dealing with his

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father was numerous. I mean, that is, you know, mind boggling, he was so patient, he was so sacrificing in nature, that he always reasoned with his father, instead of accusing his father, a lesson for us to learn is our own parents are believers will hamdulillah most of ours, right? When we speak to them, what kind of expression that we have, we tend to, you know, not give up the attitude of being haughty or, you know, arrogant or something which is not desirable. And we go beyond the boundaries, we break the barriers, and we speak in some, you know, in certain manners that are not at all acceptable in Islam. Ibrahim Alayhi Salam he submitted to Allah subhanaw taala

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that demanded him to speak to his father, in the kindest way possible. So Ibrahim alayhis, salam, he used to speak with a spider with the submission to Allah. Yeah. avati Why do you worship that which does not here does not see and cannot harm you. So he was reasoning. So for us, when we did deal with people of different faiths or within our faiths, we need to ensure that we find an approach which is beautiful, kind and gracious. As a lot of bluster. He says, Oh, do Oh, ella cebelia Rebecca bill hikmah one mo Everton hacer una caja de Lune Bella tea here arson. invite people to the way of your Lord with wisdom. You see wisdom and beautiful preachings and discuss with them

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dialogue with them in the ways that our best and most gracious. So that's what Ibrahim alayhis salam was doing, submitting to Allah, sacrificing his, you know, his, his ego. And he anger everything. He's, he's subjugating that. And he was talking to his father in the nicest way possible. That is, again, a beautiful lesson for us to learn to, to speak to our parents, to our relatives, to the elders, and to even the non Muslims in the beautiful way possible. So that's the first instance that I wanted to share. The second instance that I want to share

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is the life of Ibrahim alayhis salam, when he was, you know,

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yearning to Allah subhanho wa Taala for a son. He was keep on asking Allah be humbly mean are solid in Allah grant me a righteous son, Rob be humbly Amina Salim, or Allah grant me a son. So Ibrahim alayhi salam, he had absolute trust in Allah subhanho wa Taala. his devotion was unparalleled. He was tightly couldn't vague, you know, his his conviction was, was extremely high. And his love towards Allah was was, you know, immense. So he was asking Allah five years passed by 10 years passed by it was asking continuously without giving up the hope in Allah subhanho wa Taala or be hubballi mina Salim Allah give me a gift me at the righteous sun, yeah, Allah give me the sun, five

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years pass by 10 years, 20 years, 30 years, 4050 100 years pass by, he was he was still not getting any clue. But he never gave up hope. until Allah subhanho wa Taala gave him the good news of a righteous son, the good news of a righteous son and that's how you know you get the the prize. When you sacrifice when you do not give up in in the hope of Allah subhanaw taala as Allah commands is in the Quran, la Turkana to me Rahmatullah Do not be ever, ever hopeless, in the mercy of Allah subhanaw taala we, my brothers and sisters, what ever we are going through, have hope in Allah subhanaw taala and that, that comes with your submission, and with your sacrifice. When you have

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this both together, when you sacrifice something you submit to and love and you submit to Allah, you just rely on Allah, you have nothing but the hope of Allah subhanaw taala you have nothing but the love of Allah subhanaw taala you have nothing but the fear of Allah subhanaw taala so you know, your Rob is capable enough, regardless of the age regardless of you know, the situation regardless of any condition for Allah to give anything, come for your co B and things come into being so he was praying Allah, Oh Allah give me child give me child and ultimately, he got the child. He got the son is married and he salah and he was soon commanded by Allah to leave Hydra and smile la Salaam in the

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in the barren valley of Makkah.

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You can imagine what does sacrifice what a test what a point that a person would feel an experience at after so many years that they was praying to Allah Allah give me a righteous and give me a righteous and after so many years, he got a cha ching. And now it's Allah commands, you know to leave Hydra and smile in the desert of Arabia in Makkah in the barren Valley when he left

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Hydra and baby is Maria Ali Salaam in that valley.

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Allah Hi my brothers and sisters when we actually in a picture this imagination picture this imagination what was going through in the in the heart and mind of Ibrahim Ali Salaam. He left hajra and ismar el la Salam in that dead valley where there was no one. Nothing was there for them to be taken care into considerations. Now when he left them, there are Jarrah Allah is the wife of Ibrahim alayhis salam.

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She asked repeatedly. Oh, Ibrahim, where are you leaving us? What are you leaving us for? I mean, there is nothing German

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No one is there to take care. There is no people there population, you know, there is nothing to survive in a better way. What are you leaving us for? And Ibrahim alayhis salam, he never turned around

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will lie. This is submission will lie. This is sacrifice. When there is a command of Allah to do something. You just clear it. Ibrahim Alayhi Salam he was moving. He was moving, leaving them behind. Hydra was asking, crying, yelling at Ibrahim Ali Solomon and pleading that Oh, Ibrahim, why are you leaving us? I mean, this is a better learn nothing to take care of us. Ibrahim Ali Salaam he never turned around.

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Until harder. She came in front of Ibrahim alayhis salam, and being the wife of a prophet and messenger of Allah. She said, Is this the command of Allah?

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He said, Yes. This is the commander for Ma and hajra alayhis salam, she was again, a shining example of patience, devotion, and having a faith that is, you know, unparalleled again, she said, If Allah commands you to do to do this, he will take care of us. This is a big lesson for our sisters in particular. When you give up that which you love the most for the sake of Allah, when the order comes from Allah, you just obey, you just obey. And rest. Allah will take care is it's the command of Allah. And it's Allah Who will take care of us. That's what harder on a Salaam, she said and, and will lie. This is something which we have to understand. When you do your best. When you obey Allah,

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just rely on Allah. just rely on Allah subhanaw taala. And he will take care of us, he will indeed take care of us. So that's again, a beautiful example of sacrifice and submission, not just Ibrahim Ali Salaam, but the whole family, in a salon as well. So this is something which we need to learn and reflect again, from the life of Ibraheem alehissalaam

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the third section of my talk is the incident of fire, you know, when Ibrahim alayhis salaam was having, you know, continuous dialogues with his father and his people, and it's going now, you know, something, which is not acceptable by the Society of that time. So they all decided after that incident of breaking of the idols, they all decided that not that this is too much, we just can't bear this, this this, this person, Ibrahim, Allison, I mean, we have to take a very strong step and what they did,

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they all prepared a huge, a huge, you know, fire to put Ibrahim Alayhi Salam in that fire. So, again, he was standing alone against a whole society that requires submission to Allah, that requires sacrifice my brothers and sisters, when you have a law with you, there is nothing that anybody can do for you. There is nothing that anybody can harm you, there is nothing that can actually hurt you. So as a as a huge, you know, fate in his heart, he was with the truth. He was absolutely committed, submitted, you know, submissive to Allah subhanaw taala prepared for any type of sacrifice, any type of sacrifice, he was thrown into the fire you all know the story. I don't go

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in details, but I just want to highlight you know, some significant elements that we need to catch up and learn and reflect. When he was thrown into the into the fire. He said, has Boone Allahu Nam and Rocky?

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He said, Allah subhanho wa Taala is the best one and the Disposer of affairs.

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Point to reflect my brothers and sisters is that he he didn't complain

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He was not, you know, coward or he was not afraid he was not scared of anything. He knew that is a huge fire. He knew that his own father was involved that in that, in that conspiracy in that plan, he knew that the people were against him, he knew that they are not accepting the truth. He knew all of it. He was prepared for any type of sacrifice, because he submitted himself to Allah subhana wa Tada. So he called out to who, to Allah Subhana who were to Allah has spoon Allahu nirma Loki.

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Allah subhanho wa Taala is the best one the Disposer of all affairs, so they threw me in the fire. Allah is going to take care of me and Allah subhanahu wa tada as he never let people down. Those who submit to Him, those who sacrifice for Allah, Allah never let them down. Those who submit to Allah level never let them down. And that is was that was the case of Ibrahim alayhis salam, Allah commanded the fire to be cool burden was Salama.

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To be cool and safe. There are, you know, various opinions on this. And this is something beautiful Subhan Allah when he was thrown into the fire, Allah commands the fire. The point is who created the fire? Allah, Who created Ibrahim Ali salam, Allah whom did Ibrahim alayhis salam relied upon Allah, whom did he call to in that difficult time? Allah so Allah subhanho wa Taala doing everything, he commanded the na di D de fire to be cool. And save for Ibraheem alehissalaam and Ibrahim Alayhi. Salam, he will, he felt the nicest feeling in that fire, which was, which was cool and safe as well. It was not extremely cold. It was neither, you know, extremely, you know, hot, it was completely

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safe and peaceful.

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For Ibrahim alayhis salam, that is again, a moment for us to reflect that. When you trust in Allah. When you submit to Allah, when you sacrifice for the sake of Allah, Allah will never let you down. This is another incident that I wanted to share with you in the context of submissive sacrifice. The fourth incident that I would like to share with you, which is the you know, you could say the crux of the life of Ibrahim alayhis. Salam, as we know, Ibrahim Alayhi, salam, he was put into a test. For so many years, he didn't have a child. And then when he had a child, he was commanded the second test to leave them, you know, into a dead Valley into the barren Valley he did that he fulfilled

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that test, again, will hamdulillah by submitting and sacrificing anything for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And now he got a tree.

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He got a dream. And in this dream, what is he doing?

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He is

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seeing a dream, where he is slaughtering his own son is my alehissalaam.

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This is something you know,

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beyond comprehension to parallel, when we see a person with so many sacrifices, dealing with his father, his people, you know, the kingdom ruled and now with the test by leaving his wife and child and now another sacrifice, the child Lumi was yearning for so many years. Allah commands him to slaughter

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Allahu Akbar, Allah God that in the Quran in surah sofar Allah subhana wa Taala he says,

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What Ibrahim alayhis salam told to his

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son his smile alayhis salaam, sharing the dream. You know that he he got this vision and we know that the prophets dreams are the worry or the revelation. So he said the following. He said, Yabu niya in ne rr filmin ami, and me as bahagia famzoo mazara Allahu Akbar. He said, Oh my son. Now this is this comes out of pain of concern of love. Or my son. I have D I've seen a dream. In my vision. I am slaughtering you.

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I am slaughtering you.

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What do you think about I mean, what's your take on this phone? Your mother Tara, what's your take on it? And Allahu Akbar,

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the father Ibrahim Alayhi. Salam, as a prophet of Allah, the Messenger of Allah and His smile la Salaam, whom he was talking to, was also an abbey of Allah to be now, he said, Yeah, avati Oh, my father,

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you know, this is something which is quite, you know, you know, shocking or kind of, you know, it comes out of absolute and strong and deep faith, he said, your ability, if martoma do as you have been commanded to do, set the G duni. In sha Allah wamena savarin. In sha Allah, you will find me among those who are patient, Allahu Akbar. This is something which is amazing to to reflect. And I would like you to picture this imagination. Picture this imagination that you are you Ibrahim Ali Salam for so many years yearning for the sun. And now after so many tests and trials, he fulfills all of them. And now another ultimate test to slaughter his own son

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is my alayhis salam. And he showed the willingness, the acceptance of this decision, or the vision of his father, Ibrahim alayhis salam, this is something that comes out with submission and sacrifice. That is what we need to understand and understand that when we, you know, rely on Allah subhanaw taala. When we submit to Allah subhanaw taala our faith gets strengthened, and then to take any decision to give up anything. It is very small. Remember, Ibrahim alayhis salam was a person of faith. Ibrahim Ali Salam he had this, this understanding this vision, this consideration that so many years pass by It is Allah who gave him a smartphone and now it is Allah who asked him to leave

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him, you know, in that dead Valley, it is Allah, who is asking him to slaughter. So he lived with that perception. It is Allah who gave him now it is Allah wants me to give him back. So I have no hesitation. Neither the sun has an easy dish. This is the matter of feet. The evidence the proof of submission and sacrifice for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala when he was taking Ibrahim Ismail Alayhi Salam was working on the way so many, you know, you know, pointers that came in mind and the shaitan puts these thoughts Oh, Ibrahim, what are you gonna do? You just saw a dream. You know, you just saw dream and you're gonna slaughter your son, whom you got after so many years of do hours

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after so many years, you've got the sun and you're going to slaughter? Smile Elisa Lam, are you? I mean, this is this doesn't make any sense. So shaytan was trying to you know, pollute the mind of Ibrahim. Ibrahim is Allah was a person of faith. What was having a strong, you know, determination to fulfill the vision, the commitment that he had for Allah subhanho wa Taala. So when Ibrahim Alayhi Salaam lay down his smile at a Salaam, he was about to slaughter his own son, you can imagine what kind of feeling or experience that he was going through what kind of feeling that he would have in his heart as a father, who got his child for so many years, you know, of doors. Now he is taking

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the knife and he's going to slaughter his own son. That is something which is a which is huge and beyond comprehension, my brothers and sisters. This is what Allah says What does Allah Ibrahima Halima? Indeed, Allah took Ibrahim as a close friend, this is the the investment of Ibrahim alayhis salam that resulted the return of making Allah a close friend. So Ibrahim Ali Salam was about to slaughter his smile at a salon and Allah subhanho wa Taala replaced his Mariela Salaam, with with a with a lamb. And that's how we all celebrate each other ha the day of sacrifice your mo not the day of you know sacrifice this

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is what Allah subhanaw taala says, So doctor, said Dr. Roja, you have fulfilled the vision, the dream that you have seen, you have fulfilled the dream in nakazato zilberstein Indeed, we will reward the doers of God, Allah never leave the one who submits to Allah, Allah never forgets the sacrifices, that is that are given by the believers. So my brothers and sisters, it is important for us to remember these shining examples for us to understand and live upon and ensure that we gain this momentum in our lives, so that we may also walk in a similar fashion, my brothers and sisters, the final thing that I would like to share with you, in conclusion is that many of us, many of us,

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will hamdulillah we are very receptive and Ramadan counts. When Ramadan comes, we are very receptive, but we don't pay that much attention to the 10 days of elijah, when the matter of fact is, these are the best 10 days better than the days of Ramadan, even as we know, these are the best 10 days that we have to ensure we gain the momentum and the gain the the the the result from Allah subhanaw taala that Allah will forgive us and enter into the highest levels of gender. When we sacrifice an animal. Remember, it's just not the sacrifice of an animal. It's a sacrifice, or you know, your your intelligence, your your spirituality is enlightened without sacrifice, and that is a

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means to achieve closeness and closeness with Allah subhanho wa Taala we need to ensure my brothers and sisters that we become the people of sacrifice. We know that a lot of things that he says neither the meat nor the blood comes to Allah what comes to Allah is your taqwa is your willingness to give up that which you love the most. Whatever are our considerations. We need to ensure that we sacrifice those things for the sake of Allah, we need to ensure that we submit to Allah subhanho wa Taala in order that we may own the pleasure of Allah subhanho wa Taala and Allah subhana wa Taala he gives to those who submit success, and the real success is to gain the highest levels of gender in

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the company of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam witnessing the face of Allah subhanho wa Taala was salam o Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu