Are We on the Straight Path
Channel: Ali Albarghouthi
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or higher on the howdy howdy Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Mashallah moody to Hakuna Matata, Hakuna Matata, Hakuna La la la la, la. We praise Allah subhanho wa Taala, the most high and the Most Merciful and we thank him and we asked him to help us, aid us, support us, forgive us and protect us from the evil of our sins and the set and the things that we do. Indeed, whose Allah guide known can lead astray and whosoever Allah leads astray, no one can guide I bear witness that there is no one worthy of worship except Allah alone. And then Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is his slave and messenger. The best of speech is the book of Allah. The best of guidance is the guidance of Muhammad
sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and the worst of religious matters are those that are innovated, and every religious innovation is a bit and every bit is misguidance. And every misguidance will be in Hellfire, about
one of the most frequent do as In fact, it is the most frequent, that we repeat whether we are aware of this or not.
We say it every single day, but we may not be aware of its value, and why we say it and why we need to say it that is hit you know, set up a theme,
Guide us to the straight path.
It is enough to know that Allah azza wa jal had made it an obligation on us to repeat it every single day. Whether you are really religious, or you consider yourself not to be so as long as you are an adult, who has to pray a lot made it an obligation on you and me, every single day repeatedly say and ask Allah as though he did not set out on the stuffing, he had put it in the best surah in the Quran. All of this is enough to convince all of us that Allah as origin values this do
and it is the most relevant do out for all of us. And that is what Allah Allah xuejun wants us to ask frequently Guide us to the straight path.
Why Guide us to the straight path
because at every instance,
between every salah and the next when we sleep and wake up
our happiness in this life and in the next depends on Allah mercy, supplying us with His guidance.
How many of us do not know right from wrong
in major issues but in small issues as well? How many of us know right from wrong but don't have the will the desire the patient the strength to follow it?
How many of us
do not know
in the next hour or day or week?
If an affliction, hardship a problem is going to come and visit me? Will I have the patience to be able to deal with it?
Will I have the wisdom to understand Allah's decree to be able to overcome that adversity and turn it into a blessing?
Will I be able to tolerate a test or not? When a fitna comes knocking on my door? Sometimes I don't even recognize it. Will I have the awareness to be able to detect it and say this is a fitna that starts small but gradually will destroy me Will I have
the ability to protect my eyes from that fitna? My ears from fitness my body from say no to it? Or will I be a victim of it?
When I say if Dino sirata monster theme I'm seeing young Allah
Teach me right from wrong. Because I do not know on my own what is right and what is wrong.
Teach me in it as part of the bigger picture in life and also teach it to me in the details that I will face in the next few minutes. What am I going to say? In the next hour? Will my tongue say something that will make me happy or sad and miserable? What is my I gonna see in the next hour, something that will bring me happiness.
will bring me sadness will bring me a lot of pleasure or Allah's anger? What will my hand do? What will a click on? What will it touch? What is going to enter my head? My brain? What will I be thinking about? Am I going to be walking a straight path that Allah is happy with? Or will I deviate? Now who is going to protect and who is going to guide and who is going to take care of me? If you leave me to myself, yeah, Allah you are leaving me to an ignorant selfish being short sighted, does not recognize what benefits him and what's harms him? How many times have we had heard from our teachers, from our parents from wise elders? For those who know more than we do? Don't do
this. It is bad for you, yet we do it.
Because if we need personally to suffer the consequences of every bad thing to believe that it is bad, how many times have we heard Allah azza wa jal calling us in the Koran to do what he loves. But we don't move.
And we don't do it. And we simply don't have the desire to it. We say we don't have the time for it.
Either, you know Siracusa theme is that because Allah azza wa jal in the same surah says siata Lavina. I'm telling him
to be a man of God.
There are paths in life. Now one paths in life, there is the path of those whom Allah is pleased with, he had blessed.
But there is a path of the misguided and the path
of those who are angry with. And that represents the two deviant categories that actually we could be following.
The first misguided is those who do not know what the truth is, but believe that they know it. I know, I don't need to be taught. I know everything that needs to be done. Everything that needs to be known. You can't teach me anything. So the follow on sometimes we follow with passion, but we have no idea no knowledge and no desire to seek the truth.
That's the misguided.
The other half of those who have earned the loss anger, those who know what the truth is,
why did they earn a loss anger because they know what the truth is, they know right from wrong, and then from how long, the beneficial and the harmful but they don't follow it.
And sometimes they oppose it. And sometimes they attack it.
So Allah zodion is saying that you either know what is good for you or not.
If you don't know what is good for you, you keep need to keep asking Allah to guide you, to what is good for you. Because every single minute, you need allows assistance to find that truth. And even if you know what you're not done yet,
even when you know it, you need to have the desire to follow it.
And if you have the desire and if you have the knowledge, then you will be a follower of the third path that Allah talks about those who Allah had blessed.
And Allah had named that path of those whom Allah has blessed to tell you something important.
When you are gonna walk the path of righteousness, the truth, what pleases Allah, you're gonna find yourself in the world today among the minority.
That's why they say fella test OSHA test, they don't feel alienated. Don't feel a stranger. Don't feel like you're alone. If I say no to the Haram, whatever that Haram is, whatever that is, is it drugs? Is it alcohol? Is it gambling? Is it smoking? Is it illicit affairs with the opposite sex? Whatever it is, is it haram money, you say to yourself, I don't want to do this. And you will find yourself among the minority in the world today. And you look to your right and you look to your left and few people around you because everybody is on the other two paths. They either do not know what right from wrong is or they know but they decide not to follow it. And at that point, you are going
to be tested.
And if you don't ask Allah for support, you're not going to get the support that you need to resist those temptations and say, I know that most of you are there. But here
On this path with few people around me, I remember Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, I remember all the prophets of Allah that preceded and they were among the minority in their times I remember their followers, and I know that I am not alone. And I know that I'm that path.
There is a destination
and that destination is a loss.
That destination is the pleasure of Allah and all of that encapsulates happiness and no other path has it. Every other path ends in disappointment, except the path that is straight that leads to Allah subhana wa Tada. Allah azza wa jal says, what are the law he has to say really only?
He says cos to surreal is exactly a Siracusa theme.
The meaning of the idea is Allah He was to Seville meaning at the end of your path, which is the straight path is Allah azza wa jal, that's your goal. That's where you're going. That's who you are going to see. And he says, woman hijab. And among them, these paths that are available to all of us are deviant unjust ones, because once you walk that path, you destroy yourself.
And you recognize if you want to test any path in life, any pursuit, any project, any pleasure, any plan that you have put death, in that formula, in that path, put it in it, and say, does it survive, that test will not death is there
is this path worth it or not? And if you walk the path of fame and money, and how money and all of that put path, death in it, and you will find it evaporating, and you will be left to sorrow at the end because all of us will meet Allah as origin, but some will meet him with sorrow and some will meet him with happiness. So Allah is telling you, us to Sybil, the straight path, the shortest way to Allah has a lot at the end. But who is at the end of your in mind path at this moment? am I walking this path or mocking Spock in some other path, because at the end of your path, if it is not a lie, it is a sheath on sitting and calling you to it.
And you don't want to be resurrected on the day of judgment in the company of the shavon who is asking you Come, come, come and you were listening.
If you do that, then you will regret it in the hereafter when you meet Allah xojo and with none of the things in this life with you but if you do that, you will live to regret it in this life and those who are around you who do not advise you to stop will live to regret it when they see you destroy yourself. So on the path is Allah has origin and the other meaning of the i O Allah, Allah has to Sabine
is that Allah azza wa jal when you want to walk to him, he will explain to you how to reach them, how to come to Him, He will, he will make it
not necessarily easy, but plain comprehensible.
So that you will understand what right and wrong are unclean avoid them.
And this path that we are walking a lot as though agenda has given a likeness to it in the hereafter.
That every time when you asking Allah as Odin in masala, he Dino sirata Mr. Team Guide us to the straight path. Remember that you are actually walking a path in this life and like it there's going to be a path in the hereafter which Allah had made a Xerox
and every single person needs to walk on it to reach heaven.
your success in crossing that set up
is a direct reflection of your success in blocking the setup in this life.
How fast do you go to Allah here? How much do you deviate? How much do you compromise and justify? Do you are you running to it or are you running away from it? Do you want to be closer to Allah azza wa jal or not. So as you are walking this route, you are actually planning your steps to the salon when you meet Allah azza wa jal and Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said people will vary in how they cross. Some will cross like a light like lightning. Some will cross very fast
And some will try to cross and walk and trip and walk and trip and walk and tread and some will walk and then fall into jahannam this is exactly a reflection of how we are walking in this life. It's a reflection of every time that you are asking Allah azzawajal Idina sirata muster themed Do you feel the need within you, that your Allah, I can guarantee the next hour, the next minute the next day? And many things will come and visit me there will be many temptations many, many doubts that can come into my head people calling me to do a and b.
Will I have the strength to continue to be devoted to you or will I deviate? Will I do things that will help me or things that will harm me?
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and only you who can help and it is you and only you who can guide We ask Allah azza wa jal to help us and to guide us and to teach us and to give us the strength to follow what we know. Our phone only had our little lady we're looking for stuff
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asking Allah for guidance as pillars upon the two foundations of er cannot a Buddha can sustain.
We worship you. And we seek assistance from you.
And this is not for anyone except a loss of Hannah who Watada
I worship you It means that at the end of my path is always you. On my mind is always you. If I want to know right from wrong.
I'm not gonna let my mind telling me what right is wrong is in opposition to you. I'm not gonna let my heart My passion, my desire telling me what right and wrong is in opposition to you. He cannot vote that is I trust you because I've given all of me to you. You've given me everything and you deserve everything from me. So I'm not going to keep anything back. And in doing that, I trust you completely so he can avoid as I am worshipping Allah and I'm supposed to worship Allah with everything within me. I'm supposed to trust Allah with everything within me.
Don't question Allah subhanho wa Taala in his judgment, and his commands and his rehabilitations, understand that if he had told us pray five times a day that there is something for it in a forest for it. When we do it, or for us in it, when we do it, it's not for him, it's for us, when he had asked you to stay away from certain things is to benefit you is not to torture you. It's not to torment you, it's not to trouble you, he does not need to do that, but it is something for you. So he cannot avoid meaning all of me is for you. And included in that is trusting you trusting that when I choose what you want, I'm going to be happier than if I choose what I want.
And ask yourself, do we trust Allah Zoda like that?
And whenever I have to make a choice,
and I know that
a lot loves this, but I love something else. Do I believe Allah azzawajal and trust him and love him enough to say, I know that's better for me, even though I don't like it as much.
And what I like I know it to be harmful.
Because you hate it. Do we trust Allah azza wa jal to that degree.
The second pillar is
I need your help.
On your own no one one
among us can pray.
No one among us. Can fast no one among us can stay away from the harm. No one among us has the power to do anything.
You only do the good things that you do because Allah azza wa jal
is your site. And if you want to do more of it,
yeah can stay Yala helped me.
He Allah helped me so that it can be
bigger than my circumstances are bigger than my personality bigger than my past, bigger than my present, bigger than my predicted future because you control everything.
Nothing keeps you behind except you.
Nothing restrains you except you. But Allah azza wa jal has all the keys to your and my salvation, you say where is it you say ask Allah for
rise above the whispers of the shade upon the limitations of the shade on the traps of the shaytaan and say you helped me against the plots of the chez Thun and see what other Allah zoton is gonna do.
rise in combat the shaytaan and being among the soldiers of Allah azza wa jal, and Allah azza wa jal will send you support,
beat Ninja, as long as you are patient, and you keep asking him for support, he will send you a support. And Allah says that the plot of the shape and the power of the shaytaan is weak. It is not in itself significant we make it significant because we listen.
So whenever you stand in Salah,
and you are reading and Fatiha, and you're asking Allah adnoc, rotten stuff, even feel it with every cell in your body, that I'm asking Allah for the most important thing. I'm asking him to protect me to preserve me to guide me, and to give me the strength to follow what he loves. And if Allah accepts this, you're going to be in the hereafter with Rasulullah, sallallahu alayhi wasallam and everybody else who is blessed by Allah, you're going to survive this life and survive the next one.
But if you don't, then there are many other paths available to you. And you're going to choose one of them. And you're going to think that that's going to make you happy, and that's going to make you satisfied. But you're going to wake up one day, if you are fortunate. When you're still alive, you can wake up one day and say, I made the wrong choice, because this is making me miserable, and is bringing me nothing but pain. I wish that I have listened to Allah azza wa jal when I was younger, I wish I had listened to Allah azza wa jal before committing all of these mistakes, so learn from others, or become an example and let others learn from you either way, the path to Allah as though
it is clear and Allah is calling you to follow it. And on every other path is a shaytaan calling to it. So we either listen to Allah and we ask him for guidance or we go to the shaytaan and you will see if the shaytaan is your companion, where he is going to take you. We ask Allah Allah Allah mean or hamara amin to grant us His mercy in this life and in the Hereafter. He Allah grant us Your mercy in this life and in the Hereafter. Yeah Allah grant us Your mercy in this life and in the Hereafter. You Allah We are weak so make us strong. Yeah Allah we are ignorant. So teach us yeah, Allah we are selfish. So make us generous. Yeah, Allah We are weak. So give us strength. Yeah, Allah we are
afraid of hellfire. So protect us from it. Yeah, Allah we desire heaven. So give us that blessing from you your hammer Rohini Yeah, Allah we want to love you more than we love anything else. So give us this Rama from you. Yeah, Allah we want to love your Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam more than we love ourselves and our children. So give us this blessing from you. You're not but Allah mean? We asked you to make our life in this dunya happy and our life in the grave happy and our grind wound where life when we meet you happy? How grantors happiness in our spouses and our children, our families, and the home of Mohammed salallahu alayhi wasallam we asked you that if we
have a sin that is troubling us a sin that we are addicted to us, that it will you make it so insignificant than our eyes and hearts that was easy for us to abandon it. It will ask you you means that there is a there is any affliction that we are suffering from that you take it away from us and replace it with ease, replace it with mercy, replace it with happiness, whereas who you are by Allah mean to make us of the followers of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam and to protect us from the temptations and the traps of the shaytaan Where's your bell Allah mean to protect us from evil and bad company around us and to grant us righteous company that will help us reach you your hamara
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