Ahsan Hanif – Quran Tafseer – Page 53 – Turn To Allah

Ahsan Hanif
AI: Summary © -- The importance of submitting to Allah's teachings and avoiding being a fan of the message of Islam is highlighted in this transcript. The speaker emphasizes the need for an internal dialogue to reject actions and avoid consequences. The history of Islam is discussed, including the historical moments of Islam where people are viewed as the one who controls everything and is not trying to be the one who controls everything. Finally, the speaker emphasizes the importance of not compromising and showing respect for individuals being the one who controls everything.
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cinematic Muhammad sallahu wa barakato Smilla Rahmanir Rahim Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa Kleber to have been on our agenda Illa Allah Allah Allah mean what should do Allah in LA Allahu devilishly Cara Illa who overly known if you didn't wish to do and then to be Jana Muhammad Abdul Rasul Mustafa Amin la masala was sending mobility for amplicor Asuka Mohammed denwa. He was a heavy engineering and my bad Welcome to another episode of our seal page by page on the shallow to Allah today we are on page number 53 from Surah Al Imran

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Allah subhanaw taala in the previous couple of episodes that we did in the surah Allah subhanaw taala gave to us a number of important principles a number of important lessons and from amongst those lessons is the importance of submitting to Allah subhanaw taala to understanding of understanding the importance of the statement of though he's not in Allah and Allah azza wa jal stressed and emphasized the importance of that statement by making himself a witness to distinctive Lila Lulla. As well as making a witness to the statement the angels and the people have knowledge and that is because the whole purpose of our creation, the reason for our existence, is to submit

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ourselves before Allah subhanaw taala to worship Allah azza wa jal to show a life of devotion to Allah subhanaw taala by sticking to what Allah azza wa jal has told us to do by doing the halal and staying away from the Haram and Allah azza wa jal also in those previous episodes that we mentioned of Surah of the Quran, Allah subhanaw taala also speaks about those people who turned away who don't follow that path of submission and devotion to Allah subhanaw taala weren't ready to submit to Allah azza wa jal for one reason or another, and they turn away and they reject the signs of Allah subhanaw taala the verses of Allah azza wa jal and the message that came from Subhana wa Tada. And

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as a result, Allah azza wa jal tells those people, that they will have an eternity of punishment in the next life, that Allah azza wa jal will render all of the actions null and void, and that they will be people who will therefore enter into the fire.

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And the verse that we begin with today, which is verse number 23, from Surah, to Alia Imran Allah subhanaw taala says, I will be Lahemaa shaytani R rajim. Alam tara ina Lavina Otona Seba Meenal kita be Udayana Ina, kita Beenleigh Helia Kuma in our home to Maya to our left very mean whom to whom are you don't have you considered those who are given a share of the Scripture. When they are asked to accept the judgment from Allah scriptures. Some of them turn their backs and walk away and all because they declare

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Allah subhanaw taala and this verses continue continuation of the previous verses that we ended our last episode with. And that is that Allah azza wa jal is speaking about those people who turn away who reject the signs of Allah subhanaw taala who refuse to submit themselves to Allah azza wa jal and live the life of devotion to Allah subhanaw taala Allah azza wa jal says that Allah subhanaw taala gave to them the book gave to them scriptures gave to them revelation. So it's not the case that these people are rejecting or turning away because they didn't know anything else, that the message didn't come to them, that no one conveyed the dishonor the Messenger of Allah subhanaw taala

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to them, it's not out of ignorance that they're rejecting. It's not a matter of not being warned or not being aware of what the consequences are of their decisions. It is because they have chosen a path of denial they have chosen after receiving revelation, knowing what Allah azza wa jal has commanded. What Allah subhanaw taala wants from them, they chose the path of shaytaan they chose the path of rejection, and that is where Allah azza wa jal says, Yeah, LM Tara Elan livina una Ceiba Minal kita. Do you not consider those people who are given their share of the Scripture meaning that they had their revelation, just as the Muslims of the Quran and other Nordic nations had there had

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also their revelations that came to him? These people also had a share of the Scripture, they had revelation that came to them, you that I will let you Lakita Billahi li akoma by now, and that scripture and those people who are calling them to those scriptures or telling them the scripture tells you what is the command of Allah tells you what Allah azza wa jal wants, tells you what you must do in order to live a life of submission to Allah subhanaw taala. So follow what you find within those scriptures. Those people Allah azza wa jal says the matter when Allah very commendable amongst them are those who turned away because in every nation as we know more or less every single

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nation, there were believers and disbelievers in the time of Ibrahim in the time of nor in the time of Hood and solid Hunter Amon north, rd salatu salam, all of those messengers of Allah. They were people who believed and they were people who turned away

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Ah, and so Allah subhanaw taala is just Subhana wa Tada. He doesn't say all of them turned away, but many of them did through my utter well if you're coming from a group from amongst them turned away, well Whom are you don't they turned away once they were cleaning. Now in the next verse, Allah azza wa jal will mention the two primary reasons as to why they turned away. What were their justifications. If Allah azza wa jal says to do something, and you choose not to, you have to justify that yourself. There has to be an internal debate an internal dialogue that takes place that will allow you to reject Allah's commands and to follow other than his commands for these people.

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What were the two primary reasons Allah subhanaw taala tells us investment but 24

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Then he can be in Hong Kong. Dennison now in Yemen do that. While around V Dini him McCann who have done on the Fire will only touch the Center for a limited number of days. The lies that they invented, led them astray in their own religion. Allah subhanaw taala says that the first reason why these people did so where they turned away, why they thought that it wasn't important that they should follow all of the laws and commands of Allah subhanaw taala is because they fool themselves into believing that they will only be punished for a limited number of days that all of this sin and disobedience or of this rejection denial, it would ultimately lead to an eternity of punishment, it

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will be a limited time and this is something which we have mentioned before, because in one of the verses in Surah, Baqarah, Allah subhanaw taala mentioned something very similar, and that is that those people said that the fire would only touch us for a limited number of days. That's the first thing that Oh, and this is exactly what we see even amongst the Muslims today. When they don't pray, they don't give second they don't follow the halal and haram. One of the ways that Chapin justifies this and we justify this to ourselves is to think open Allah is Ever forgiving, Allah is merciful. Even if Allah punishes me, we know that eventually the meaning the believer is going to Jana, it

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will be a limited number of days as if even a moment in the fire. And for someone who reads the verses of the Quran and the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu it was send them off the description of the fire would realize that even a moment in the fire would be a moment too much, it would be unbearable, because the fire is not just something which can be which can be taken on board or can be dumped with for a limited number of days or a period of time. And that is why Allah azza wa jal says that this is the thinking of the disbelievers that would only be punished punished for a limited number of days. The second reason that caused them to deny Allah's commands and Allah's

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laws, is because shaytan came and beautified that for them. They were deceived Allah azza wa jal says well around feeding him, the lies that he invented, led them astray deceived them in terms of their own religion. And that is exactly what shaytan does. shaytaan comes in he gives two reasons as to why you don't have to do certain things. Why it's okay. Oh, but that's not really halal or haram. Oh, there's a difference of opinion. Or it's just a small stint. It's not a major sin shape arm comes in this way. And when he whispers to us these things, they accumulate, they build up, and they become stronger and stronger. That is why the prophets of Allah who it was send them said, Beware of

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the minor sins, the minor sins, beware of them. Because a minus sign is like a twig or a branch that you bring. You bring one branch, then you bring the second you bring the third twig, and a fourth, but all together, when you bring them together and you light them on fire, they become a raging fire. One stick by itself one twig, is nothing. But when you bring hundreds and hundreds of them together, it creates a colossal fire. And that is exactly what the minus is due by in and of themselves just this small, they're minor, but when they keep accumulating accumulate, it overtakes the heart and when they overtake the heart, it needs a person to committing major sins, innovations

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and other things as well. And that is Allah azza wa jal in verse 25. He says, For K for either Gemma now whom Naomi Lowry Buffy will fit condone FC Makka Saba, to whom LA was number one, how will they fare then when we gather them on the day in which there is no doubt whenever we sold will be paid in full for what it has done, and they will not be wrong? Allah subhanaw taala says that this is the way that you will deceiving yourself thinking that it's only a limited time of punishment, or allowing shape onto deceive you in terms of your religion. How will you fare What will your situation be? On the day in which there is no dark money, the day of judgment and resurrection?

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Wherever we so wish should be paid in full? Everything that you did, no matter how small no matter how big, no matter how insignificant you thought that it was those things that you committed and then you immediately forgot about Allah azza wa jal will hold you to account for each and every single one of them. And there is no hiding from Allah subhanaw taala there is no hiding your thoughts or your innermost feelings or your emotions, or your inner beliefs, all of that will be laid bare, and Allah azza wa jal will hold us to account for each and every single one of those things.

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So and it is Allah who will judge and Allah will judge by his standards, not by what me and you think, not by us thinking and deluding ourselves that punishment is limited, it's fine, it's bearable. Allah subhanaw taala will be the one to judge. And even if it is a limited time of punishment, but the day is like 50,000 years, then imagine how difficult that one day would be. If a day is equivalent to 10,000 50,000 years, then that day is no longer like the day that me and you think of a 24 hour time period. It's fast to kind of flies by It's okay, I'll bear it today. And then it will be done. Imagine if on normal piano those days are endless states days that accumulate

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into our time in this world, the equivalent of 1000s and 1000s of years. So beware of this doughnut shape on delude you, and that is why Allah subhanaw taala. In the next verse verses 26 onwards, Allah azza wa jal speaks about his power, speaks about his kingdom speaks about his dominion speaks about his control over everything Subhana wa Tada

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Allah azza wa jal says, vanilla mathematical monkey total mon Carmen

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Wattens Iran Moon Camen. Tasha, what resumen Tasha, what will the lumen Tasha be a deacon here in Kerala collusion in bodied. Allah azza wa jal says that indeed Allah is the holder of all control Malakal. Mulkey is the one who is the King of all kings. You give control to whomsoever you will you give kingdom to whomsoever you will, and you remove it from him so ever you will you elevate whomsoever you will, and you humble whomsoever you will. All that is good lies in your hand. Indeed, you have power over everything. Allah subhanaw taala in this verse shows to us, these people who claim to they can do as they want, because Allah azza wa jal gave them in this dunya power or we

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gave them faimily gave them mouth, those people who delude themselves into thinking that they can bear the punishment of Allah subhanaw taala Allah azza wa jal is telling us that Allah azza wa jal is the one who controls everything. The believers are those people who understand that just as Allah subhanaw taala, therefore controls everything in this universe in this world. Allah azza wa jal is the one who controls everything in the next universe in the next world and the next in the Hereafter, as well. And Allah azza wa jal shows to us a practical example of this something that we see in our own lives and in the world around us. And that is that Allah azza wa jal gives kingdom

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power dominion, to whomsoever He wills, He strips it away from him, so ever he wills, how many civilizations how many nations how many countries, throughout the course of history, have been dominant in one period, and then week the next existed and in their full might at one time in history, and then no longer even existed after a period of time. You only need to look at the ancient empires of the Greeks and the Egyptians and the Romans, those things that we read about in our history books, those things that archaeologists are still finding the remains and you still see remnants of them, but do they exist? Doesn't Allah azza wa jal give us the stories in the Quran?

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What's happened to the people of Earth and the people of the moon and the people of Midian? All of those past nations that Allah azza wa jal tells us about repeatedly in the Quran, that they will people have power and might and dominance at one point or another, and then Allah azza wa jal destroy them. And we see this within our own lives. One day, you may be extremely wealthy, someone who's got a good position in your job in your career in water, and the next day you lose everything. Everything that you hold dear to everything that you thought gave you dominance and power and influence. It is stripped away from you within a moment within a day, within a relatively short

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period of time, Allah azza wa jal does as he pleases, and Allah subhanaw taala does the opposite as well. When the Muslims weak at the beginning of Islam in the time of the Prophet sallallahu, he was still in very few in number very weak didn't have much in terms of power or numbers or strength, and then how Allah has changed the situation. Within a number of mere years. They become from the super powers of their time, they go and they conquer the likes of the Byzantine Romans and the Sassanid Persians, and they conquer the whole region. And Islam spreads the Empire sprint, as we know, we're reaching the likes of India and all the way to the tips of China on one hand, and all the way to

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southern Spain on the other. That is the way that Allah azza wa jal gives power and he takes power. And Allah azza wa jal does not give dominance continually to one group of people on one nation, nor does he take her away from one group and one nation always to show to everyone that nine none of them are truly Gods because otherwise they will think like the Egyptians did, that they will gods that they could do as they pleased that there was no one that could hurt them or harm them. Allah azza wa jal showed them though, because Allah azza wa jal is the one who has or power subhanaw taala. He gives it a period of time he takes it away at a period of time or tourism and Tasha, what

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to the lumen Tushar and Allah has strengthened so he elevates and he humbles himself ever he will

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So yes, on the greater level, the national level, international level, countries civilizations that is the case, but on the individual level as well honored one day humbled the next, a person of status one day and wealth, and the next day poor with that status. And there are stories, numerous stories that you will find of people in that situation, that one day they will people who are maybe millionaires had everything in this world. And the next day, for one reason or another, they lost everything, nothing remains. And people who grow up with nothing, absolutely not even a penny to their name, and then they become multimillionaires, the people have influenced and so on. And Allah

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azza wa jal changes the lives and the situations of people. And that person can go through multiple stages of being elevated and humble as Allah subhanaw taala wishes be radical, he'll know that all good though, however, is in the hands of Allah subhanaw taala Allah azza wa jal is the one who controls everything, and He has power over everything. And this is from the greatest signs of Allah subhanaw taala one of the greatest signs that we can think about and contemplate and see practically playing out each and every single day in this dunya is the sign of Allah subhanaw taala as dominance, His power, His kingdom JioFi Allah, and so Allah azza wa jal is Magical Monk, the one who

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can truly control everything the King of all kings, yes, there are kings in the dunya leaders, people of influence and power and wealth, but they are all under the dominance under the dominion of Allah subhanho wa Taala he is Maddock almak he is the one who controls everything SubhanaHu wa Tada and that is when Allah azza wa jal gives to people and he takes away from people. He strengthens people and elevates them and he humbles and weakens them as well. subhanho wa taala. In verse number 27, Allah azza wa jal then gives us another of his signs and he says Subhana wa Tada

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to the doula enough in handy, we're told you don't know how often Elaine, what a collegial hernia mean, I'll meet you where to collegial may you terminal Hi, what was Tasha will be really nice. Allah subhanaw taala is the one who imagines the day into the night the night into the day, he brings the living out of the dead and the dead out of the living. Indeed, Oh Allah, you provide limits to see for whomsoever you will, from the greatest signs of Allah azza wa jal is how we extract the day from the night, the night from the day, and how the living come from the dead, the dead come from the living, how a child comes from absolutely none of us were anything to be known of

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no one knew of our existence before we were born, no one knew that we would come into existence we came from nothing. And then Allah subhanaw taala will that we will be created. And just as we live in this dunya for a number of decades or whatever time period that Allah azza wa jal decrees, then we returned to nothing as well. So Allah subhanaw taala extracts the living living from the dead, the dead from the living the day from the night, the night from the day, and he provides for whomsoever He wills in the way that he wishes Subhana wa Tada. All of these are signs of Allah azza wa jal that we see around the signs that we see everywhere. And if a person was to contemplate and

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to think and to ponder over them, we would see therefore, that this means or it shows that we should turn to Allah subhanaw taala in worship, tend to Allah azza wa jal knowing that Allah azza wa jal is the one who controls everything has power over everything was dominant of everything, and therefore everything that we need in terms of our salvation, in terms of blessing in terms of mercy in terms of forgiveness, in terms of our world with the needs of wealth and good health and children and so on. All of those things. Allah subhanaw taala is the one who gives and provides all of them. So when you turn to Allah, you submit yourself before Allah, you worship Allah azza wa jal, and that is the

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beauty of Islam. That is the beauty of our religion, that we don't bow to any one other individual, no matter how strong or how powerful or how dominant they may be, because we know that above them is Magical Monk. meno above them is the one who is their King and ours, who is powerful over them and us who strengthens them and gives us strength, the one who can provide for them and for us, and just as Allah azza wa jal favors certain people he can take away from them his fevers as well. But the greatest of those fevers is the fever of Eman and Tauheed that a person knows their place and the person knows the words of Allah azza wa jal above them.

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So Allah subhanaw taala then says investment aid the difference this is the reality that Allah azza wa jal is the one who has power of everything, then you don't need to go to anyone else. You don't need to seek help from anyone else. You don't need anyone else's assistance other than the divine help and assistance of ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada. Allah azza wa jal says in verse 28 Learn to Read me know Ninja Theory not only mean Donal meaning woman near Florida Danika Felice Amina law he che in TacoMan home to ca when you have them on common law who NAFSA what you know Allah Who mercy

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to the believers should not make the disbelievers their allies rather than over other believers. Anyone who does such a thing will isolate himself completely from Allah, except when you need to protect yourselves from them. Indeed, Allah wants you to be aware of them. For indeed the final return is to him SubhanaHu wa Tada Allah azza wa jal therefore we sing that if we know that Allah azza wa jal is magical month, the King of all kings, the one who has power dominion over everything, the one who has the power and ability to control the universe and everything within it, then he is the only ally that you need. He's the only one that you need to seek divine assistance from this

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doesn't mean that you can't take out from others and you can seek assistance from others. But we lie Oh, yeah. Is that you would compromise your principles of your religion, your belief in Allah azza wa jal, in order to curry the favor and the influence of others that are not worthy of that same status. And so the believer the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam had at times in their patenting their treaties, tribes that were non Muslim tribes, they were people who were part of a pack that the prophets of Allah, what are you selling mean? Or on his same site in a treaty that he signed? said, Allah, what are you selling? It's no problem. So long as you don't have to compromise your

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religion. You're not having to compromise where you stand in terms of the worship of Allah subhanaw taala. But if he means that you have to take on those people or be allies with them, so you have to compromise your belief, you have to compromise your religion, you have to compromise the halal and haram that is what Allah azza wa jal is telling us to stay away from. So Allah subhanaw taala says that you don't need to do so. But rather what you must do is beware of Allah azza wa jal be conscious of Allah subhanaw taala be mindful of Allah azza wa jal fear Allah subhanaw taala because he is the one who will hold you to account and he is the one who will judge you in all of your

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affairs. And the final verse that we have on this page Allah subhanaw taala in verse number 29, he says, All in two formats used to do the taboo Yeah, LM whom Allah or Allah mafia semi wa t wanna fill out? Walla Walla collusion in for the say that indeed Allah knows everything that is in your hearts, whether you conceal it, or you reveal it. He knows everything in the heavens and the earth and indeed Allah has power over all things. So Allah subhanaw taala therefore says that your intentions, what you conceal what you have written your hearts, whether you allow it to be manifested, or you keep it concealed, Allah azza wa jal knows everything. And so that's why when

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Allah azza wa jal said in the verse that we took towards the beginning of today's episode for K for either Gemma Anna who yo Mila Ray, Buffy, what will your situation be when we gather you on that day in which there is no doubt will will fit Kulu Neff Sama, cassava hula, you will lemon and each and every single soul will be repaid for that that which earn and there will be no injustice. So Allah azza wa jal is saying here that Allah subhanaw taala knows what you hide, the more you conceal. So when Allah repays us for what we've done in this world, whether good or bad, Allah subhanaw taala will know the reality of the situation, you will know the intention behind those actions, you will

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know what was in our hearts at the time that we did what we did or when we refuse to do what we didn't do. And so often when we hear people making mistakes, when they don't pray, they don't fast. They don't give zakat. There's other acts of worship that they don't perform or certain acts of haram they do perform. And we justify this to ourselves, we make excuses and we try to show as give a reason as to why this is the case. Allah azza wa jal is saying to us, Allah knows our reality. No one knows us better than Allah subhanaw taala and I can fool myself I can fool you, I can put everyone around me, but I cannot fool Allah subhanaw taala I cannot deceive Allah azza wa jal. I

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cannot hide the reality of my situation from Allah subhanaw taala and unnormal Yama when Allah judges me and you, Allah azza wa jal will not just look at the power of actions, but rather what was concealed within our heart and they were in our intentions, because Allah knows everything that is in the heavens and the earth. And Allah azza wa jal has power over all things. And with that, we come to the end of today's lesson and ask Allah azza wa jal that he keeps us firm and steadfast upon the straight path and that Allah subhanaw taala guides us to that which he loves, and to that which is pleasing to Him. Subhana wa Tada bark Allahu wa salam ala Nabina Muhammad Ali, he will remain

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