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Our Pact with Allah SWT

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Ahsan Hanif

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on this Plessy de a Friday on what may well be the last jewel of this placid month of Ramadan. We ask Allah subhanho wa Taala that he accepts the deeds that we have performed thus far, not Allah azzawajal makes this last coming week a week in which we excel in our rabada under Allah subhanho wa Taala forgives us for our sins and He enables us to see out this blessed month of Ramadan that Allah is there which will return is this month upon us year upon year. Most were in a state of a man and in good health. Indeed, from the greatest lessons that we can derive from this month of Ramadan and the month of Ramadan is full of lessons, lessons in terms of our connection with the Koran lessons

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in terms of charity and prayer and fasting and our character many lessons that we can take from the single month. But perhaps one of the greatest of those lessons and an overarching lesson. And something which binds between all of those other deeds and all of those other lessons is a lesson that Ramadan reminds us of. And that is that Ramadan is a time when we remind ourselves of the covenant and the pact that we have between our sons and our Lord and create a loss of paradise.

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And Ramadan is a time where not only do we remind ourselves of this pact, but that we also renew that pact with Allah subhanho wa Taala because Allah azzawajal before all of us were born on this earth, before we became into existence upon this earth when our mothers gave birth to us, Allah subhanho wa Taala took a path and an oath and a covenant from each and every single one of us, because our existence upon this earth is not merely ingest and play, nor is our existence on this earth so that we can excel in terms of our dunya alone. Nor is it from the purposes of our creation that we become the richest or the most powerful, or the most famous of people. In fact, the purpose

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of our existence is the covenant that Allah subhanho wa Taala took from us before we were even born. When all of us were in the loins of our father and our mother, Adam Allah His Salaam and his wife, as Allah subhanho wa Taala mentions in Surah Allah iraf were in our book I mean Bernie Adam, mean the holy him though the yetta who Masha whom Allah and forcing him, allow us to be or become. And remember Allah azza wa jal is reminding us And remember, when we took from the children of Adam, from me and you, and our parents and our children and our wives and husbands from the people around us, every single one of us Muslim and non Muslim, remember when we took from the children of Adam, a

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pact and an oath, when they were still in the loins of their father, when they were still in the loins of their parents and he said to them, Allah said to them, allow us to be Europe become, Am I not your Lord? Paolo Bella, they reply this Oh Allah, You are our Lord. That is the pact and the covenant that we made, that we already testified that Allah is our Lord and creator and provider that Allah is the sustain of the heavens and the earth. We already made that pact and covenant that He alone is worthy of worship shahina and we said Allah we bear witness we testify and Apollo yarmulke Yamato in a corner unheard of in in less that you should come on the day of judgment and

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say that we were heedless. We forgot about this oath and packed Oh Allah. Oh taco. About when I'm in the cabin, well couldn't return embody him or less you should say that it was our forefathers who made sure with you Oh ALLAH and we will only children who came after them.

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licona be my friend and move on. So will you destroy us over Allah because of the evil that they used to do. That is not an excuse. Every single one of us made an oath to Allah, a pact and a covenant in which we recognize that Allah alone is worthy of worship. And that's why when you find many people who don't accept and embrace this beautiful religion of Islam, whether they agree or they don't agree, whether they are tested, they don't attest, there is a something missing in their hearts, something missing in their lives, they may have the dunya, they may be happy in terms of their worldly life, they may have money and cars, and houses and so on and so forth. But within

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their spiritual self within their heart, there is something missing. Avoid that sometimes they can't explain. They can't speak about they don't know how to put it into words, but it exists. And even for many of us as Muslims, those of us who are far and distance from Allah, those who engage in Haram, those of us who even when we try our best, we still trip up and we make mistakes and we sin, we feel that same voice we feel that in our heart there is something missing, when we are distanced from Allah subhanho wa Taala and that is one of the most beautiful and amazing things about this month of Ramadan because it goes a long way into making up for that void that we feel we're on a

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different level when it comes to Ramadan and enhanced and in Umrah because of the atmosphere and the timings and the surroundings. But when we are distanced from Allah azza wa jal we to feel that there is that gap that there is that hole within us. That is the covenant that Allah subhanho wa Taala took with us already and Ramadan is a time when we should remind ourselves of that pact and oath and covenant because all of this that we do, whether it is Ramadan and fasting all of these hours and praying at night and and praying for yom after throw away and then giving charity and cetera and all of these other good deeds that we do in Ramadan and outside of Ramadan. It comes back to this one

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central purpose comes back to this one main goal and that is the covenant that we made already with Allah subhanho wa Taala, the famous and illustrious companion and the scholar of the Quran, Abdullah and Rambis are the Allahu anchorwoman said in what is corrected in the Muslim that we remember. And the mustard Ravi mamil hacking, that he said that Allah subhanho wa Taala took the covenant from the children of Adam must he was still in the loins of their father, they will still in the loins of their father Adam alayhis salam and Allah subhanho wa Taala took from his loins each and every single one of his children, and he spread them out as if they were seeds, spread them out before

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him. And then a large xojo spoke to them directly through McCullough whom he spoke to them directly. And he said, allow us to be or become, am I not sure Lord parnu balharshah hidden and he said yes of Allah. We testified in the old iron and in the son of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, without disputer is mentioned that each and every single one of us made this pact on oath with Allah subhanho wa Taala. In there another Hadith, the hadith of anise rhodiola Wang, in what is collected in Bukhari and Muslim the Prophet told us on Allahu alayhi wa sallam your power Lula Roger Leeman, yo yo Mel piano, or at Locanda, la cama analog demon Shea in a quantum of idea parlor for your

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bulunan parlor for your Polo to Minka when I'm in valic, but how to ra can feel the hurry Adam Latisha kamisha for a beta Illa Anthony kamisha he said, so Allah while he was telling him that on the Day of Judgment, he will be sent to a man from amongst the people of the fire, on the day of judgment from amongst the people of the fire in our narration, he will be from amongst the people who will have the least punishment, in the fire of hell, on the day of judgment, you will be set to this man, do you see that if you had all of the dunya all of this world, and everything within it, would you give it as one son, for your punishment on this day, all of the beauty of the dunya all of

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its money and wealth and gold and silver, diamonds, houses, everything that you can think of what you know, and what you don't know. Would you give it in order to ransom yourself from this punishment? The man will reply Yes. Oh Allah. So Allah will see Jim, I asked you for something much easier than this. When you were living on the dunya. I asked you that you should not make sure with anyone with me. But you refused except to make sure that is all that Allah subhanho wa Taala wants, that we work and we live in accordance to His laws and his Sharia, that we work and we live in order to leave this legacy behind that insha Allah on the Day of Judgment, Allah azza wa jal will use it

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as a means by His mercy to enter us into Jannah. In the beautiful Hadith in Sahih, Muslim on the authority of the great companion were added Magellan, or the Allah one. And Wilde was one of the greatest, most senior most knowledgeable companions of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he said that I was once riding with the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam behind the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. So the prophet SAW Allah when Allah

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We'll sell them said to me,

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Petula Baker rasulillah huzzah. De Tomaso rasakan mipela

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Petula bakery out of salt Allahu Sadiq, from Masada satin from Aparna Yama, Petula Baker rasulillah husar. De, he said that I was riding behind the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam called me and he said, Oh, so I said, I am here responding to you or messenger of Allah. And then the Prophet said them remain silent and we continue to write for a while. And then he said to me, again, no more. And I said, I am here responding to a messenger of Allah by remain quiet and you will continue to arrive for a short amount of time. And then a third time he said to me, oh, more earth. And I said, I am here, or messenger of Allah ready to respond to

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the fact that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam went back and forth three times, calling his name drawing his attention, but then going back into silence is is a lesson for us. Because what the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is about to say next, is of extreme importance, doesn't just want to call him once, not twice, three times to make sure that he has internet attention, to make sure that you not only will listen but he will memorize and understand and that he will spread this message to others. So after the third time the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said to him Omar I attended EMA happen law here and every band on while Do you know the right turn on law hands upon

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all of his creation, the single greatest right that Allah has upon all of his creation, will to Allah who will rasuluh Harlem so I said Allah and His Messenger know best. He replied, son, Allah, what are they he was synonym for in Allah your adultery bad. And you're a Buddha, who could be Shayla that the right turn Allah has upon all of his coalition is that they should worship Him alone, and they should not associate anyone in worship with him. For masasa Athan, and then we wrote, we continue to write for a while. So makalah more than then he called my name again and he said, I'm going to love Baker rasulillah on Saturdays. So I said, I am here responding to you or

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messenger of Allah. So he said, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam attend the de mapillary MADI and Allah in federal Valley. Do you know the right that the people have the creation have upon the Lord and creator Allah? If they do so, if they worship Him alone? If they don't commit sure with him, if they obey his commandments, and stay away from his prohibitions, do you know the right that Allah has placed upon himself that they have over him, or to Allah who was a solo alum? So I said, Allah and His Messenger know best, Allah, Allah, your neighbor whom he replied that he would never punish them, if they do so. This amazing Hadith gives us hope, and it makes us understand the purpose of

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our creation and puts into perspective the reason that we are living and Allah subhana wa Taala that this covenant from us before we could even remember but he reminds us of it in the Quran, as the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in his authentic sooner. Allah subhanho wa Taala wants from us, that we worship Him. And if you were to think and look at the many things that are large, the Magellan has obligated upon us than they are in reality few in number, in terms of the acts of worship Allah azza wa jal has obligated upon you five pillars in Islam. That's all five pillars in Islam, in terms in the way that you deal with the people around you on loss of Hannover dialers

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obligated upon you that you fulfill their rights that you will do anyway, as a human, the rights of your parents, the rights of your spouses, the rights of your children, the rights of the people that you interact with, and then everything else in your life. Everything else is held earlier, this MOBA except for Allah has made Haram. You can enjoy your life, you can enjoy your family, you can enjoy everything, so long as you fulfill the rights of Allah and you stay away from his heart. That is the meaning of this Hadith, that when you fulfill La ilaha illa Allah with its conditions, you fulfilled La ilaha illa Allah with all of its requisites, then Allah subhana wa Taala will save you from his

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punishment. Ramadan is a time when we are reminded of this covenant and pact because a lot of zildjian in the Quran also tells us of those people who despite making an oath and a pact on a covenant with Allah, they will then go and break it. Loss of Hannah with Allah says about Bani Israel ill when they broke their covenant with Allah for the man not him. Neither of them was your Annapolis tassia it was because of the way that they used to break their oaths and pacts with Allah that we cursed them and we made their hearts go hard. Allah subhanho wa Taala in Surah two now he mentions the story and the parable of the person who breaks the oath with Allah will after Kunal can

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let you know

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member the Overton and katha, do not be like that woman. This is a parable that Allah is placing before us to not be like that woman who when she weaves something

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You spend so much time and effort weaving a piece of cloth, embroidering it, stitching it so much time. She then goes and she undoes all of those threads. You make a pact with Allah in this month of Ramadan, you pray, and you fast and you read the Koran and you make dua, and you give charity more than you would do outside of Ramadan. In fact, many of our brothers and sisters in this month of Ramadan, they will do acts of worship which even though they are obligatory upon them, they won't do them outside of Ramadan. But the breaking of the pack the pact and the oath comes when after Ramadan, we go back to our own ways. What after Ramadan, we never pick up the order and again until

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the following Ramadan, we're after Ramadan, the prayer that we were praying the five daily prayers, let alone than a raffle the five daily prayers. We missed them and we don't pray them we don't offer them. When after Ramadan. The challenge that we are giving stops and it dries up and we don't give anything out until the next Ramadan comes. All of the good that we do. We don't do after Ramadan. That is from the breaking of the pact and the oath that we make with Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah subhanho wa Taala wants us to worship him the whole year round and olara xojo gave this gave us this month of Ramadan so that we would train and discipline ourselves so that we would remind ourselves

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of the fact that we made with our Lord and creator Allah subhanho wa Taala. So in this month of Ramadan, on this blessed day of Friday, what may very well be the last Friday of this blessed month of Ramadan. If you haven't yet made tober in this month of Ramadan, there is no better time than to make it on a Friday in Ramadan. If until now, you haven't done good deeds that you're supposed to do, you haven't given your soccer, for example this year, then don't let the sun set the sun set on this day, except that you've given us the car, except that you've done those good deeds except that you recited more of the Quran except that you made more than this is what Allah subhanho wa Taala

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reminds us of. So all of these are the lessons that we have in this month of Ramadan, they come back to this very central core concept and that is the larger which will created us for his worship. And then is because of this worship and how we perform this version that will determine our our outcome on the day of judgment will be from the successful or whether we will be from the unsuccessful May Allah subhana wa Taala guide us to that which he loves and is pleased with milazzo which will make us from amongst those people who after the month of Ramadan, we Excel and we do more than we were doing in the month of Ramadan. May Allah azza wa jal allow us to benefit from the lessons and the

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reminders that he has placed for us in this month. barakallahu li walakum Ernie was soon one of the only way you can be MFI him I mean it will hikma Apollo max marathon what's up Phil nahi welcome What is up Muslim in America leatham binfer stock Bureau in Abu al

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hamdu lillahi Allah if Sony or shockula who Allah to

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worship Allah Allah in La la hora la sharika lahu talim Alicia wash era udana Mohammed Al hamdu hora pseudo Danny you know dhwani la masala was suddenly more radically were an early he was talking to me he was one he was a limiter Sleeman kathira muda.

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Allah subhanho wa Taala took from us this oath and this pact that we should worship Him alone. And a large soldier has given us this time that we have this finite limited time that we have on this dunya in order to achieve that goal and to fulfill our part of that pact an oath. But one thing that Allah subhana wa Taala has not promised us or given us a guarantee for is that he will allow us to live for a long time. Many of us assume and we fall into this this false sense of security. The shavon comes and he perpetuates and that is that we will live until we're 6070 8090 we look at those statistics the average life of a person in the UK and we think that that applies to every single one

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of us. Even though that is not the case for a large surgeon has not given any one of us that guarantee. Loss of Hannah huhtala could make us die this very day. We can make us die before this very end of the month of Ramadan. They will people who this year began the month of Ramadan with us today they are no longer with us. Only a few days ago a member of our congregation, brother Bashir of man, someone that we know in this community died, he drowned in Switzerland. This was a brother in his 20s he wasn't ill. He wasn't going through some terminal illness. He wasn't someone was having problems with his health. He was a man a young man full of dreams and aspirations. And Allah

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subhanho wa Taala chose to take him away in this month. Now we hope that that is a good sign for him for it is the month of Ramadan. The Prophet told us sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in the hadith of Arusha rhodiola hang her in so am Buhari, a Shahada, Hamza and Moto, no one

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Have you ever saw he will have them was shahida, Sabine Illa that there are five types of martyrs and from amongst those five is the one who drowns. So we ask Allah subhana wa Taala that he shows his mercy upon him and upon all of our brothers and sisters who have passed away in this month, but that is a lesson for us. For Allah subhanho wa Taala took that covenant from us, and then Allah azza wa jal could take us away at any moment. How many of us would be satisfied? If a large soldier was to take our life away today? How many of us would be satisfied with what we have already put forth, even in this month of Ramadan? How many of us would be confident in meeting our maker and our Lord

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subhanho wa Taala if Allah azza wa jal was to take our life away, this very moment. So Allah subhanho wa Taala doesn't give us a guarantee of life. But Allah azzawajal reminds us in the Quran, just as the Prophet did, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that we should make the most of the time that we have before us. And from amongst the greatest of those opportunities is these final 10 nights of Ramadan for the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, when these 10 nights came upon him, here Lila will shed the mittens on what you call the Allah, he would spend the whole night awake. He wouldn't sleep during these last 10 nights, and he will tighten his belt, meaning he will do even more than

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he was already doing. And we all know the life of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, when it came to his worship between him and Allah Subhana how much he would recite the Quran, how much he would pray, how much he would give in charity. The Companions will say that he was the most generous of people. And in Ramadan, he was even more generous. And then in the last 10 nights, he is even more generous. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in these last 10 nights would awake his family, he will wake them up so that they don't miss this golden opportunity. These last 10 nights is the night that we have labor to paddle. Perhaps it's already passed, and perhaps is to come later

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to look at the human elephant or a night. That is better than 1000 months at three plus years of worship, in a single night of prayer of recitation, and the nights aren't even very long anymore. It's not 910 11 hours, it is four or five, six hours, that Allah subhanho wa Taala asks that we renew this pledge and his oath and this covenant that we have with our Lord and creator Allah subhanho wa Taala My dear brothers and sisters in Islam, Islam is an easy religion. Islam is a beautiful and simple religion. Islam is a religion that Allah azza wa jal has made easy for us. As he mentions in the verses of Ramadan, you read Allah will be cool useful, while our you read will be

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kumala Rasul. Allah wants to make things easy for you. And he doesn't want to make things difficult for you what he taught me but he wants to you should complete these days of fasting. What do you do Kabir Allah, Allah Maha dokkum and that you should glorify Allah for the guidance that he bestowed upon you while unlocking Quran and that you may be grateful to him. Allah subhana wa Taala has made things easy for you. Allah azza wa jal wants you to do those actions that will bring you closer to him, even if they happen to be few in number, even if they seem small to you, as the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in the hadith of Ashura, the Allahu Allah in Sahih, Muslim yohannes Oh

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people, do those actions which you are able to do find Allah, Allah.

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Allah for Allah azza wa jal does not become tired or bored, until you become tired and bored. What happened man in Allah Hema do we met early he were in calm, and indeed the most beloved actions to Allah are those actions which are consistent, even if they are few in number. So this is the time of opportunity that Allah azza wa jal has given not only as a reminders what we need to do now, but a time where we need to renew this pact with Allah subhanho wa Taala. That we need to realign our priorities. And we need to put things back into perspective. The reason why Allah azza wa jal created us and what do you want from us, and those things that will bring to success by the will of

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Allah in this life and the next, we ask Allah subhana wa Taala that he allows us to use these last remaining days of Ramadan in a way that pleases Him that He makes at a time that is fruitful in worship, that he makes us from amongst the people who stand in this month of Ramadan, and fast in this month of Ramadan, and stand on the night of later to put them in this month of Ramadan. And that olara silver gel as as a result of that he forgives our sins, and he blesses his blood, he blesses us and shows His mercy upon us. We ask Allah subhanaw taala that he forgives our brothers and sisters who have passed away and that Allah azza wa jal kills those from amongst us who are ill,

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and he makes easy for us and our brothers and sisters across the world. Our affairs, we ask Allah subhana wa Taala on these on this very blessed day of Friday in the specific month of Ramadan, that Allah emancipated us from the fire, that Allah azza wa jal frees us and our parents, our spouses, and our children from the fire of hell, and Allah azza wa jal branches, the highest rungs of gender and for those that are Allah subhana wa Coronavirus at the mercy for you

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Salam 101 studien hamdulillahi Rabbil alameen wa sallahu wa ala nabina Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi edge mine

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as we're waiting for the brothers and sisters to make their roles, straight in their roles and remind you that there are many people playing today, so if we can squeeze together and make space for your brothers and sisters, then that would be appreciated. And also on this last Friday, May will be the last Friday of Ramadan. We encourage you to donate generously towards your Masjid Allah subhanaw taala has made charity one of the greatest acts that you can perform in this month of Ramadan and there is no wasted time or place to do that in your Masjid, on this place they have Friday. So before you leave, make sure that inshallah to Allah you contribute something towards the

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