Taking Guidance for Granted

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Ahsan Hanif

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one of the greatest blessings and fevers that Allah subhanaw taala can bestow upon any individual is the blessing and the fever and the grace of guidance that Allah subhanaw taala plucks us from the depths of misguidance and darkness and he shows us the path on the way to the light of guidance. It is for that reason that each and every single Muslim no less than 17 times a day and night they make the dua for guidance in Surah Fatiha when they see you know Sirata Mr Karim Allah guide us keep us fun keep a steadfast upon the street path. But we also know is that that guidance is the exclusive right have ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada you can't earn it in terms of any through your through any type of

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money that you pay. It's not something which someone asked and grant to something which you can inherit by way of your lineage or your status or your position in a family. And that is why Allah subhanaw taala also tells us concerning this guidance in the Quran. In the Kerala demon Babbitt Welkin Allah HYAH demon Yasha you don't guide whomsoever you love. But it is Allah who guides whomsoever He chooses, and wills SubhanaHu wa Tada. I remember him Rahima Hello, Tyler, putting these two verses before him. He gives the example of two individuals from the lifetime of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. To show to you how guidance is something which is so precious

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and so important. That is something that none of us should ever take for granted. We live in a time now for many of us who were born Muslims, many of us who come from Muslim heritage as Muslim cultures. Many of us who our parents, our grandparents, our great grandparents, were Muslims, as far as we know. We sometimes and maybe even too often taken for granted and living in a time in which there are so many trials and tribulations that attacked our IP than our belief and our sense of Eman. It is extremely important to know that just because our parents may have been Muslim, doesn't give us a guarantee of Islam. And just because we are Muslim today doesn't mean that we will die

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upon Islam, or that even if you were to die upon Islam, that our children or our grandchildren our offspring will necessarily live and die upon that Islam is something which is Allah's right to give and he gives it to him so ever he pleases to understand that point is something which is extremely important because when you do so you feel for your Eman. When you do so you don't take it for granted. When you do so you work hard to preserve the man within your hearts. Even Opie morpheme Allah Tala gives the example of two individuals by which we can see how he how this works. The first of them is the uncle of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Abu Talib and the second is the

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illustrious companion salamander and Pharisee robiola Juan Abu Talib, as we know was the uncle of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he knew the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam from the moment he was born. And when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam became an orphan, his mother died his father died his grandfather died, resembled Talia who took him in and sponsored him or Batali honored him. He loved him, he respected him, he treated him closer than any of his own sons. And when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam came with the message of Islam, it is a metallic by Allah's permission who stood in front of all of course, he protected the Prophet sallallahu alayhi

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wa sallam, and he defended him. And when the Quraysh went to the extremes to which they went, when they went and tried to boycott the Prophet sallallahu

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While he was still him socially, politically, economically, and they told him to go and stay in a place that would become known as the sharing of overthought him or Batali joined him, not because nobody believed in Islam or accepted the message of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam but because of the blood and the kinship that they had, because of how he would outwardly support him, and defend his honor sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Abu Talib spent the remaining years of his life in defense of his nephew, but on his deathbed when the time came for his death, and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam came as is mentioned in the narration sale Buhari on the authority will

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receive no husband or the Allahu ang the prophets Allah while he was sending King to his uncle upon his deathbed, and he said to him, yeah, I'm Paula Illa. Allah Allah, Kelly, mutton ash had to let her be her in the light IRA. Oh, my Uncle Si la ilaha illa Allah, a phrase or sentence of statement that you will say, and I will use it to defend you in the sight of Allah azza wa jal. I will intercede on your behalf just by saying that one thing and Abu Jahan was standing there, and Abdullah bin Omiya was standing there and they said to him or battalion, a tug of war and military of the McCollum will you forsake the religion of your own father, Abdullah metallic. And so Batali

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refused to say La Ilaha illa Allah, he would die upon the paganism of his father and his forefathers. His closeness to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam didn't give him guidance, his love for the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, his defense for the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam didn't grant him guidance, everything that he offered, that he sacrificed for the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam didn't grant him guidance in the end.

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And the second example is the example of Salmaan and Pharisee or the Allahu Akbar, a man who lived in the middle of the Persian Empire 1000s of miles away from McCann, Medina, Sandman and fettucine. What is clicked in the Muslim Imam Muhammad, on the authority of Abdullah Basler, the Allahumma, Selman and Pharisee narrated his story trip now bass, he said that I was living in the middle of the Persian Empire, and he was a fire worship medium. And so devoted was he to his religion, that he would be from amongst those people who would tend to the fires of his temple. But one day as he was walking, he probably crossed, oh, he passed by a church, and he had them worshipping in the church,

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he had them reading from the Gospel in the church. And so he spent the whole day with them. And he realized that their religion was better than the religion that he was upon. Because those people of that time some of them, they still had the ability to hold on to the best of their ability to the for the teachings of or the into the best way possible, the teachings of the Torah and the Injeel, like what are called AB Nofal, in the medina that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in Makkah, that Rajasthan would go to with Hadith or the Allahu Ana. So Solomon said to those people, if I want to learn more about your religion, where do I need to go? They said to Him, you must go to a sham.

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So when his father heard about this, he took some man and he chained him to the house, to stop him from leaving and changing his religion. But when Solomon heard that some people had come a caravan of people, from a shaman, they were going to return his state, left his father left, his family left everything he knew, because he was seeking guidance. He arrived in a shaman, he met there, a priest that he spent time with. And he was impressed by the way that he was trying to come closer to Allah subhanaw taala. But the priest was an old man. And before long, he was needy, passing away. So before his death, Selman asked him, Where do I go next? I want someone like you told me somewhere

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else that I can go to. So he said to him, travel to another land mostly there, you will find another man similar to me. So son, man, after that man's death, he goes and finds another priest, spend some time with him, but he's also old. And soon he's also about to die. So you asked him, Where do I go next. So he sends him to a third man in a third land, a place called mystery bean. So he goes there. And he spent some time with a third, please, but he's also old. And before long, he is also about to die. So he asks him, Where do I go next instance into a fourth land, a fourth place, I'm Maria. So he goes there, and he spent some time with the fourth man, but he's also old. And before his death,

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he says to him, that I don't know of anyone else upon the way that I am upon the way that I practice my religion. There's no one left like that now, but the time has come for a prophet, and he will find him in a land whether or the palm trees, his signs will be three, number one that he doesn't need from sadaqa. Number two, that he takes gifts if they're gifted to him, and number three, that he has the seal of profit on between the shoulder blades. So sentimental Pharisee, finds a group of people. He says to them that I will sell to you all that I have, you can take all that I have all that I possess, take me to this land, and Mr. De palm trees, they agree. They take his wealth and

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they take him to Arabia, but instead of

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taken to Medina which is where he wants to go, but he doesn't know the place and its name. They sell him into slavery instead, sell him into slavery. So it becomes a sleeve for a Jewish man far away from Medina. But after some years the Jewish man happens to have a cousin who lives in Medina from the Jewish tribes of Medina. And on one occasion when a man comes to visit the master of Solomon, he bites a man Rhodiola one from him, and he travels with him to Medina. So in this very long, convoluted way, Sandman and Pharisee robiola one has eventually entered into the city of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And then he hears before long that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa

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sallam has arrived that is in the peaceful Oba. So he comes to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam as a sleeve, and he says, oh, oh Prophet, Allah or Muhammad, I've heard that you've come with this religion, that your people and followers are poor. So this is some wealth that I have. It's very little, but I give it to you as charity take it is testing the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam according to the three signs that were given to him. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam accepted the charity, and he gave it to his companions, but he didn't eat from it. So the man said, that's the first test. After some days and some time and pasty came again is a slave doesn't

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have the luxury to come and go as he pleases. But on the second occasion, he comes to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and he says, This time I've bought for you a gift, perhaps you will enjoy this gift because I saw that you didn't eat from the charity. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam took any aid from the gift, and he gave it to his companions. That's the second test. On a third occasion, he came to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam whilst he was in the graveyard, double Buffy. And he tried to come and see behind the processor, let me show the base to see the seal of Prophet or when the Prophet SAW Allah while he was sitting realized, what's a man was trying

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to do. He lowered his robe, so that some amount of the Allahu Anhu could see, when Sal man saw the third of these signs, he accepted Islam. And eventually he would buy his way out of slavery. And as we know he would become from the Masini of the companions of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he broke the law. Tyler gives us these two examples because they're extremely important. One Abu Talib is proximity, his closeness his blood relations, his ability to have witnessed many of the early revelations and early incidents that occurred in the lifetime of the prophets Allah while he was selling money enough to grant him a man. And the second is a man who lived hundreds of miles

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away. Didn't even know the name of the Prophet Selim didn't know the name of the city that he was going to go to had the vaguest of descriptions, had to sacrifice his wealth, had to sacrifice his family ties had to be sold into slavery study, eventually he could come and arrive in Medina and accept Islam. That is in itself a lesson for us to ponder upon, and to contemplate upon the number one we ask Allah subhanaw taala for blessing for the blessing of guidance, we repeat that guidance and ask for guidance each and every single day. But at the same time, we understand the reality that it is so precious because if the prophets Allah while he was send them, couldn't guide His own

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uncle, despite everything that he did for Islam and for the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he shows you that it is not something which is so easily bought. Nor is it something which we should take for granted. Ask Allah subhanaw taala that he grants each and every single one of us, our families, our children, our offspring, the blessing of guidance, that Allah subhanaw taala keeps a steadfast upon that in this life, that Allah azza wa jal allows us to die upon Islam and He resurrects us in the company of the people of Eman BarakAllahu li Walakum. Khurana was suna one of our new yummy MFI him he will uphold ohada stockfeed allottee welcome. What is your main misdemeanor

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Bismillah Alhamdulillah wa salatu salam ala Rasulillah. While early he was a woman who Allah who seldom at the Sleeman Kathira Ramadan, one of the greatest lessons that we take from the story of Solomon of the Allah one is that when the person is sincere in guidance and seeking guidance, has sincerity and wanting to come closer to Allah subhanaw taala Allah azza wa jal blesses that sincerity and he wants them the guidance that they wish for. But look at how much Solomon had to sacrifice. He sacrificed his land he sacrificed his family. He sacrificed traveling from place to place living in abject poverty until he was sold into slavery, just so that he could come understand

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the meaning of la ilaha illAllah Muhammad Rasool Allah, every single one of us sitting here today is in a far more, far more easier position than the position of Selma, the Allahu Allah. But how we take human for granted is something which we should think upon. If we don't spend time we don't make the effort to learn our religion, to learn about Allah subhanho wa Taala to learn

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About the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam claimed about Eman and what strengthens Eman to prepare for that standing on the Day of Judgment, then it is very possible none of us knows that Allah subhanaw taala and may Allah see was from this study may say naturally that Eman from us from the signs of human Yama the Prophet told us on Allah while he was sending is that a person who wakes up upon Islam, and by evening they've left Islam or they need the evening upon his time and by the next morning, they've left this religion. That is how precious it is but how fragile it also is. And that is why we send them out of the Allahu Anhu was asked, what is the most common dua that you

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heard the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam make should reply it I would hear him say Yama Caliban Kowloon, submit call me Allah Dini, or the tenor of the hearts make my heart steadfast and firm, strong upon your religion. If that is the daughter of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, then it is something which we should all reflect upon today. This is a topic that requires a lot of time, a lot of detail, but I wanted to put upon you this point just so that we can contemplate upon it. The stories of these two people Abu Talib, and Sandman and Pharisee and the different circumstances that they came from. And one despite his closeness, his proximity to the province of Salem didn't

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benefit him with email, and the other one despite his distance, and despite his strangeness, it is something which Allah subhanaw taala gave him a blessing Eman despite off as Allah subhanaw taala and explicitly of Juma that Allah azza wa jal bestows upon each and every single one of us guidance, that it keeps us firm and steadfast upon this religion, that Allah subhanaw taala allows us to live and die and be resurrected upon Eman and that Allah subhanaw taala was Roxas in the company of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, as Allah subhanaw taala that he safeguards us and our families and our children from trials and tribulations from the trials have doubts in our religion, and from

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the trials of the desires that come in effect our Eman as Allah subhanaw taala that protects us from the traps of shaitaan and that Allah azza wa jal safeguards is from his troops, and from his many soldiers and his armies as Allah subhanaw taala that he keeps us firm upon this religion, and that Allah subhanaw taala bestows upon his Eman and bestows upon his love for Allah and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Subhan Allah because Allah is at her mercy foon was salam ala Homoserine Al hamdu lillahi rabbil aalameen