O You Who Believe – Take Responsibility for Yourselves

Ahsan Hanif


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in verse 105 of surah to marry the loss of power subhanho wa Taala says, Yeah, you have levena am and we're Aleikum and fusa come loyal don't recommend Bala, either to datum or you who believe take responsibility for your own selves. You will not be harmed by those who are misguided so long as you are guided. This verse contains many benefits. Many points that we could discuss many principles. But in the short time that we have available to us today, I want to bring to your attention to principles that we take from this verse of the Quran, the Surah Surah two neither this verse, the one that I just recited, Allah azza wa jal gives to us two principles. The first of those principles

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is the principle that we find that the opening portion of this verse are you who believe take responsibility for your own selves. That is the principle in our religion, that each and every single one of us is ultimately responsible for ourselves, our deeds, our actions, our thoughts, our speech, our words, what I do, I will be held to account for and what you do, you will be held to account for what it is you Rajaratnam is rah rah, no person will bear the burden or the sin of another. You will not be asked about me and your multi Yama and I will not be asked about your normal piano. I am not responsible for the community of Muslims for the 1 billion plus Muslims

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across the world, let alone the other billions of non Muslims. I am responsible initially primarily for myself and you are responsible for yourself. That is a principle in our religion. We are responsible for those that are under our responsibility, our care, so long as they remain under our care our responsibility that falls within this verse, Allah azza wa jal says, You will live in harmony, to and full circle metallicum nowra are you who believe Save yourselves your families from the fire, and the Prophet told us sallallahu alayhi wa sallam could look morar in wakulla comas all on Android, and yet, every one of you is a shepherd, every one of you is responsible for your flock.

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This principle in our religion is extremely important generally, but especially in the situation that we find ourselves in today. Our situation currently in this country where or in a local lockdown, perhaps a large soldier knows best maybe even very soon another national lockdown. It is a situation where we find ourselves in a difficult circumstance, difficult, hard challenges that come across us when we're in these restricted circumstances. But one of the things that you find within the Quran and the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. One of the things that you find if you study the lives of the companions, or the Allah who mentioned Marian and the lives of the

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scholars of the past, is that in times of difficulty, they will see opportunity. Yes, the circumstances are difficult, they're different. But within difficulty, a large region for the believer always pleases opportunity. One of those opportunities that we have in this current situation, is to pay attention more to this principle, to be more concerned about ourselves and where we're going, what we've achieved and what we have left to achieve. If we were to pass away today or tomorrow, how would we stand before the Lord so in general, what state would we stand before our Lord and creator subhanho wa Taala. And they come in full circle, take responsibility for

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yourselves, when we're restricted in terms of our social activities, when we're told don't mix with other household when many of us are still probably working from home, when we're not in the normal routine, and the distractions of the dunya that we would normally be engaged in. That is an opportunity that a large soldier has placed before us, does Allah subhanaw taala in the Quran tell us in Surah Yusuf when the proper use of aluminium is placed in prison, unfairly unjustly, but he sees an opportunity with his fellow inmates, to give them the power to Allah to call them to Islam, to tell them

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About two thirds of alar zildjian. The believer finds opportunity even in difficult circumstances. So in the circumstance that we find ourselves in, when you have more time more opportunity to learn, and the avenues of learning are open before you online and all the classes that go on from this machine and from other places as well, you have an opportunity to spend more time in the book of Allah azza wa jal to improve on your Quran reading that you've wanted to do for so many years. But because of work because of this, because of you have been unable to do so. You have an opportunity now, to spend more of your time embedding within your daily routine, that of car of the morning and

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the evening, and the different car of the day and the night, you have an opportunity now to work on your Salah, to understand your Salah and what you're reading, to make sure that you're praying correctly, to learn and to ensure that you're praying the sooner prayers before and after the follow up. You have an opportunity now to learn about your religion. Something that you've always wanted to read, to know to learn to study. Allah zildjian has given you that opportunity. And the Prophet told us sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that no two feet of a child of Adam will move from in front of their Lord or normal piano until Allah azza wa jal asks them about five things and from those five is how

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they spent their life, the time that they were afforded with the opportunities that were presented to them, what they did with them. So Allah subhanaw taala gives to this gives to us this important principle. If you were to look at the life of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, you see the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam taking opportunity. And that's what you find even within his life having Salatu was salam, despite the immense difficulties that he was facing. Despite the magnanimity of the challenges that were occurring in the time of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he's being persecuted and tortured and exiled from his homeland, and they're fighting in

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wars, and so many things are going on. But still, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has time to improve in his worship with Allah subhanaw taala. Still, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has time and more time that he finds in the study of the Quran and to teach his companions or the Allahu hanumantha. Marian is still not prophet son alone. He was cinemas time to serve his family, to look after the poor and the needy, to look after the welfare of the orphans and the widows in his community, his son, Allahu Allah, He will send them that's what the Muslim does in this type of situation, because they understand this principle, that when they come to stand before Allah

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subhanaw taala, Allah azza wa jal won't ask you what the NHS said to you, or what the doctor said to you, or whatever or else Allah azza wa jal asked is primarily what we did with the circumstances that we were dealt with. In those circumstances, there is an opportunity to exam to come closer to Allah subhana wa Tada. And so the prophets of Allah Allahu Salatu was salam, despite the difficulty of their circumstances, and more or less without exception in the Quran. More or less. Every single story of the prophets of Allah in the Quran is a story of trial and difficulty, with a trial with illness, with a trial with family, with a trial with loss, made a trial with their nations and the

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people who just believed in them and rejected them. There are stories of trials, but within those stories of trials, you will always find Allah subhanaw taala, highlighting what the Prophet did and how they exalt, it may be in their worship of Allah siljan. It may be in their patients, it may be in their gratitude. It may be in their outlook and their son and their taqwa of Allah subhanaw taala. But Allah always stresses that point within the Quran. So when we have those similar circumstances, Allah azza wa jal tells us to focus on what is important and one of the opportunities that these current situations provide us with is a chance and an opportunity to refocus. to refocus

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on that important principle. Are they come in full circle? Full and foster coma? alikum Nara, take responsibility for yourselves, save yourselves and your families from the fire barakallahu li walakum Ronnie was sooner, one of our newer Yakama Murphy mammillaria to hikmah Apodaca we had our stock Fulani welcome, militia, very Muslim in the main column infrastop funeral in the hawala for Rahim.

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smilla he will handle de la salatu salam ala rasulillah. On early he was talking to a woman while also limit the Sleeman kathira amabel. The second principle that we take from this verse 105 of certain money, there is a second portion of the verse or the Roman Bala in the datum. You will not be harmed by those who are misguided so long as you remain guided. One of the misunderstandings concerning this verse is that people are sometimes we are told oh you may think that this verse that means that I don't have to worry about anyone else. I don't have to enjoin the good of the evil. I don't have to worry about anyone else. Their path is their path. They choose what they choose. They

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do what they do, and

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That's not my issue. That is what the correct understanding of this verse. The correct understanding is that when Alonzo vigil says that you will not be harmed by the misguidance of those so long as you are guided by the misguidance of those who are misguided so long as you are guided, part of that guidance is that you weren't good for others. So you are responsible for the people that are under your care. You're responsible for enjoining the good and forbidding the evil. You're responsible for those people that you have some influence over. Whether that be within your family or your neighbors or your friends, you are responsible for helping them in in joining them with God forbidding them

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from evil, guiding them towards what is beneficial for them. And this is mentioned in the duration of their Warden and autonomy. They've been manager. Basically behind him he says that when Abubakar Allah one first assumed that he lava became the Hadith of the Muslims. He said, Oh people you read this verse, the one that I recited to of surah man either, but I heard the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa send them in the NASA in our old law, Lehman Philomena who Allah de OSHA and Dr. Muhammad Allah homeopathy, Minh, if the people see oppression, and they don't stop it amongst their midst, perhaps Allah xojo will destroy all of them with a punishment from him. subhana wa Tada. So there is still

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responsibility that is based upon our shoulders. But when you remember that your first priority is yourself. And part of that prioritizing yourself is enjoying the good and forbidding the evil within your family and around yourselves as much as possible. Then you combine between those two way principles that are a large soldier mentions within the Quran, because just as these circumstances give us an affordance opportunities, they also bring for the straps of shavon because now that you have more time, you have more opportunity to waste that time, more time to spend on TV more time to spend online on social media, more time spending, just wasting days and those days are turning into

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weeks and months. And only Allah knows how long this continues for. The way of the scholars of the past is that they will take those opportunities that Allah subhanaw taala gave to them and use them in the most beneficial of ways. So large social tells us to focus on these two principles because they encapsulate for us the principles of success if we focus on what is important and prioritize ourselves in terms of what we need to do to attain a large reward. And then we focus on those around us by enjoying the good forbidding the evil doing what we can in the way that we can. Allah subhanaw taala tells us that that is the path to success as a large zildjian raise Most Beautiful Names and

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lofty attributes on the splashy day of Juma that Allah subhanaw taala makers from amongst the truly guided and that Allah subhanaw taala shows His mercy and blessings upon us that Allah subhanaw taala gives us keeps us and our families and our community see from the larger lifts from us and from all the people of this world, this disease that we're currently facing, may Allah subhanaw taala make our fears easy for us and will allow us to protect our lives and our livelihoods, our families and our loved ones panoply mobilicity hamanasi phone was Salam ala mousseline on hamdu Lillahi Rabbil aalameen