Channel: Ali Albarghouthi
Are you excited about Ramadan? Listen to this khutbah to get excited about all the great things Allah is sending our way.
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wash Hello Allah Allahu Allahu la sharika Mohammed Abdul water Sulu sallallahu alayhi wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa sallam
in hiral Howdy.
Howdy howdy Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was shalom Auriemma.
Oh, praise and thanks belong to Allah, the Most High, the Most Merciful. We thank him and we seek His help and aid. And we asked him to forgive us for the evil of ourselves in the sins that we commit. Indeed, Whosoever Allah guides no one can lead astray and who serve Allah Allah is a stray no one can guide and a bear witness that there is no one worthy of worship except Allah alone. And then Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is his slave and messenger. The best of speech is the book of Allah. And the best of guidance is the guidance of Mohammed Salah levada, he was in them and the worst of religious matters are those that are innovated and every religious innovation is a bigger
and every bit is misguidance that we miss guidance will be in Hellfire
the month of Ramadan has come.
This is what also relies on a lot he said.
the month of Ramadan has come
It is a month of Baraka amongst our blessings for the love of Allah. Allah has obligated its fasting upon you.
This is an announcement for the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam to Muslims,
Muslims then but also Muslims now.
There is he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was
preparing the listener to what will come
creating anticipation and excitement in the mind and heart of the listener
so that he or she can get ready so that they can appreciate.
Something important is coming your way. Something monumental something that is different an extraordinary time
That you are going to be a
gift from Allah subhanho wa Taala a time where if you are seeking Baraka from Allah a blessing from Allah subhana wa dialler if you actually desire anything from the primarily but also from the dounia this month the month of Ramadan is a month that is worthy of your attention.
We humans, naturally are attracted to sales and promotions.
desire something, we wait for that deal
10% 15% 30 50% buy one get one free.
And when we hear that thing,
first is something that we desire is second, it's on sale. We Russian flocked to get as much as possible to be among the poorest to grab when we want.
Naturally we're inclined towards this.
The one who is running this promotion,
the one who's offering the sale and it's important to think about it in those terms.
So one was offering the sale and this promotion is no other than our creed. Allah subhanho wa Taala in the month of Ramadan was saying no your path to Jannah is easier.
And the attractions and inclinations to Hellfire will be weaker.
Allah subhanahu wa tada
is offering so much in the month of Ramadan, that this should generate, actually if you think about it.
And I understand that with repetitiveness and monotony we lose interest in things. But if you think about it and rethink and then we think about the value of the month of Ramadan beads, by the permission of Allah subhana wa Tada. You again will generate excitement in your heart because it's not something insignificant that is coming your way.
He said so Allahu alayhi wa sallam
in the mid to start to actually feel this excitement.
Ramadan, in the first night of the month of Ramadan,
all the gates of heaven will be open, not a single one will be left closed.
All the gates of hell choir will close. Now one of them will be left open. Well, Sophie that is clean and the devils will be shackled.
And then a caller will call Oh seeker of virtue and goodness, Come closer.
And also seeker of wickedness and evil
and neither is better than 1009
out of the goodness of the reward of that night.
Now think about this collection of good news that the Prophet sallallahu wasallam is giving to you.
It's a from the first night
all the gates are gonna open and you have to sit down and think about what does that mean?
It means that my entry to gender is easier in the month of Ramadan.
It means that whatever I'm doing is likely to be more accepted by Allah subhanho wa Taala because when the door is open, you don't need to stop and
you don't need to ask permission to enter the door is wide open. That is Allah subhanho wa Taala is telling his slaves come because the door is open.
The door is open the door is open the door for forgiveness it open the door for you to settle in Jelena is open. All you need to do as that caller is telling you
what is it that you desire, goodness and virtue and forgiveness from Allah. This is what you desire. Those who are interested in a deal. Those who want to buy something discounted, valuable, the discounted come. This is what that caller is saying. Come to a lot because it's easier to come to a line in the month of Ramadan. And it's rewarding to come to a London month of Ramadan and your reward is doubled and tripled
actually more than that.
He says to Allah, Allah, he was seldom just for you to appreciate
the fact that you're going to be doing in the month of Ramadan. He said something Allahu Allah, he was in Armenia, the mela in Lhasa,
Zb and has to be actually I'm sorry.
But for so and it will just be
it's saying all the actions of the child of Adam,
meaning Think about all your tasks, and all your obedience and actions that bring you closer to a law all of them,
all of them are multiplied. One good deed is multiplied by 10. But it doesn't stop there.
It also gets multiplied according to you, and your intention, and how beneficial that didn't comply up to 700 times.
And so, penalize could even go higher.
The thing that is excluded from this formula is fasting.
Fasting does not get multiplied 10 times or 700 times we do not comprehend how much because Allah says business for me, I will take care of rewarding
for that. mean it exceeds all of this.
Why was it special?
Why is your fasting in Ramadan going to be special? Because he says Subhana Allah in the same Heidi.
He will leave his food and drink and his desire for my sake.
And Allah subhanho wa Taala logistic legislated and commanded this because he loves it. And he loves it so much because a discipline and edifies and brings the believer closest to a loss of
when you practice fasting, what are you practicing?
You want to try to keep insha Allah as many of these lessons in our minds
as often as we can in Ramadan so that every day we're appreciating, what is this fasting doing? To me? What is it supposed to do?
It's not for nothing that Allah said.
It's doing it's transforming me. How is it transforming me? How should it transform me? The thing that brings us closer to Hellfire, the thing that takes us away from Allah subhanho wa Taala What is it, if you sit down think about it is nothing other than our,
We desire certain things in this dunya and they're not good for us and tells us so yet we break the laws command and we go against his wisdom and we do them that's the thing that destroys us in this life and in the next in Ramadan. Allah is transforming you on the inside on the outside by staying to stay away from some of your desires.
And by that he's teaching you that you can stay away from all of your desires that they are
you can stay away from Hellfire if you decide to do so.
That is why the permission of Allah and His help and assistance.
You can save yourself from how far and you can go to Jenna.
That's why he said some a lot he was telling me that he's at the gates of hell fire are what?
Why are they closed?
It's harder and harder to enter a place when the doors are closed.
So a lot closes these doors as a sign that it shouldn't be more difficult for you to commit a sin in Ramadan.
You should quit less likely to commit it in the month of Ramadan.
And the one who actually commit the sin is going against
going against everything that I have put in place in the month of Ramadan.
Isn't it enough? Isn't it valuable? That ally hinders your enemy. You say fun in the month of Ramadan.
The show you had made your life and my life and humanity's life so miserable because we listened to
a lie in the month of Ramadan he says I will weaken this shape
and I will strengthen your desire
and I will strengthen your resolve by gathering other Muslims around you who will also fast and pray and read the Quran and remind you if you forget
should be easier. And you have to help it should be a lot more difficult than the rest of the year. But you shave on his weekend. And by the way, some have said that the weakness of your fun, in fact depends on you.
These, these shackles that will be put on the ocean,
depend on you.
The closer you are to allow the more tempo you have, the weaker you'll say fun will be.
And if you're running away from a lot,
you should feel lighter.
So if you want to be truly weak, develop your taqwa. And if the test was not developed, you may not be as weak as you would like him and for some, there chiffon will be roaming.
So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam tells us
this is what's going to happen to dinner. This is what's going to happen to Hellfire, the tail thing. This is subpanel a cosmic transformation taking place in the month of Ramadan, cosmic we don't see it. But it's cosmically changing this universe for your sake, so that you would come closer to Allah subhana wa.
And then he finally says in that
there is a night that is better than 1000 months
another life for you.
Another chance for you to compensate for missed opportunities for the sins that you have done. For the good that you wish that you have done but did not do. Allah is saying, here's a life a second life for you. A second chance, third chance, a fourth chance. Multiply that by how many Rommel bonds you have lived. Every Ramadan gives you another life that you can add to your life. And it's one single night that if you obey Allah,
if you have Taqwa in it,
write it as if you have lived more than 80 years and the obedience of Allah subhana wa Tada. That's why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa he was saying Lisa has said to the Sahaba and to us, attack on Shabbat Ramadan, Ramadan has come meaning pay attention, it is a month of Baraka. Don't lose this Baraka in the month of Ramadan. Allah Subhana Allah make us of those who will take advantage of their Ramadan and obey Allah in the form
of food recall he had was, he was
wa Salatu was Salam O Allah Rasool e Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sahbihi wa sallam.
Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
said that a person fasts one day for the sake of Allah Subhana.
Allah will put a distance between him and Hellfire, the distance of a sudden of 70 years.
One single day of fasting, but this has to be for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala.
What virtue does Ramadan offers?
Every single day, he sets the lohani he was
when he was sleepy he couldn't do Meanwhile,
every single day and night in Ramadan.
A loss of Panama
frees people from Hellfire
every single night
and day in the month of Ramadan. A lot has in store for each Muslim and they take advantage of it and accepted supplication and accepted
so every single day
because the panel if you don't know if you start Ramadan whether you will end it or not. But every single day offers each one of us the chance to be liberated from hellfire.
And when you are fasting that day, you have to remember why am I fasting I am liberating myself from Hellfire from the Tetons, from the chains of sin, from weakness from attachment from that did that
Every single day is a day for you to be born new.
A new person
not in hellfire. And if you have something that you want to ask Allah subhanho wa Taala
all the worldly or worldly
Ramadan is your opportunity, because there is an accepted supplication every single day.
And we don't want to simply ask about this dunya alone for whatever you want from this dunya but also focus on the hereafter.
What is it that you want from Allah? What is it?
What is it that you want for your children, for your spouse, for your loved one
and many things that we want why we don't use every day of the month of Ramadan as a night as a day where we believe a lot today will answer my for myself and my loved ones and liberate me and free me and my loved ones from hellfire.
What an incredible opportunity we have that every day is a gift from Allah.
and it's interesting that in the following Hadith the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam joins between them
will intercede on your behalf before a loss.
CMS will fasting meaning fasting will stand to argue on your behalf. There is no one no human
will stand to argue between you and Allah xojo. No, you will assume that position.
There will be no lawyer next to you who knows how to argue and offer excuses. You are alone with a law. The only thing that will argue on your behalf and how beautiful it is to have something that will talk on your behalf.
So casting will come forward and you say you're like
I suffered from eating and drinking and his desires except my intercession.
And then the alarm also come and you say your Allah.
Allah deprived him from sleep at night. So accept my intercession
and their intercession will be accepted. Both of these things
are fundamental and foundational in the month of Ramadan in the beginning.
In the day you're fasting
and that is a cleanse,
physical cleanse but it's also a spiritual cleanse, a detachment
detachment is there for a reason.
Because no once you break your fast, what do you do? You head to the houses of Allah and you're listening to the Quran.
And that is there Allah subhanho wa Taala is pouring into that body and soul that had been pouring into the wisdom of the Quran. Because now we can receive it because it had been detached and cleansed. So in your day and night a loss of Hannah which Allah is offering these two intercessors and you are actually if you even if you don't take note of it, you are being transformed and changed. So you are closer to closer to the fear of a lot closer to the love of Allah, closer to Jenin and further away from hellfire. There is nothing that anyone can give you that is better than this. No human can give you that is more valuable than saving your life and the life of your
children and your family and loved ones nothing better. That's why when you're coming to Ramadan, you have to be excited about it.
It's not just another month.
It's not just another routine that I will get used to. You have to genuinely generate this excitement in yourself and in your family. This is your salvation. This is something that is invaluable that no money in this world can buy.
That's how Ramadan is. And the thing that I want to recommend or I'm stressed
Fasting is not simply fasting as you may have understood from everything that we said till now.
Fasting is not simply the passing of food and drink.
Fasting is also developing good manners and character
is good manners and character.
He said sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
He will be
the one who does not leave evil speech and evil deeds,
him to leave his food and drink
the obligation of leaving these
food and drink, which are other other times permissible. They are there they're instituted so that you would leave that greater.
That is always hard on
to learn this lesson,
if you do not leave this home, then why is it that you are fasting?
If you're leaving your home, from the morning, from the first time that you said to yourself, I'm fasting today, but you leave your house and you're harming your family and you're harming your neighbors and you're harming people that you know, and you do not know. You finish your path and you come to them. And you're fighting with people in the parking lot and you're fighting with people inside them. And you are rude to this person. I'm rude to that person. Why were you fasting the entire day?
What was it for?
Why were you straining yourself? But now all of a sudden you have no restraint? Why were you patient man, now you have no patience.
As to why he said sallallahu alayhi wa sallam consider as you're passing the greater objective of that.
We have no excuse to quarrel and fight with people in Ramadan. No excuse because he said he was waiting
for the police line. If stone faced with you quarrels with you argues with you, especially in Ramadan, but the laws Odin wants you to learn this lesson for outside of Ramadan as well. But he says, if someone does that to you, they want to pick a fight with you. They want to argue about this and that they want to push you here or there. Are you supposed to engage? Are you supposed to
accept the invitation? Or rather should you stay as he said
that's a declaration for yourself on the other person. I'm not engaging in this.
Arguing I'm not fighting, I'm commanded to be patient, I'm commanded to have the best of manners,
you must have an I must have the best of manners. So when the fasting starts, you must know and feel that you're under the supervision of a lot of animal data, watches you all the time, but now you must feel more of it. That's what
no one is watching every move that I'm doing every food that I take and do not take every glance everything I've listened to every occurrence that I
Allah is watching how patient or impatient I am, how close to them or far I am, what I'm doing with my time.
That's the value of fasting. That if you keep in mind will be the greatest lesson that you will achieve or he will get after Ramadan is over. That Ramadan changes you and changes the people around you for the better than you learn what the point is, that you are closer to Allah subhanho wa Taala that you love the law and you hate to disobey Him. There's nothing better than that. There is nothing better than that. So ask Allah subhana wa, ala or hamara Honiara, but Allah mini Allah allow us to pass the month of Ramadan, as you love us to pass a law, Allah Allah was to learn the lessons of the month of Ramadan.
Because of those who are excited for the month of Ramadan, who get ready for this month for
their families, and loved ones excited and ready for this month. Yellow we asked you to help us to fast the month of Ramadan and to finish
I'll help us you a lot to remember you often in it. And to make a lot of
those that you free from Hellfire in the month of Ramadan. Make a mean of those that you sent to heaven because of the month of Ramadan. Accept our fasting and every good deed that we do in it. And forgive us You mean any good day or bad deed that we may do in it. Help us
to conquer our bad habits in the month of Ramadan. And for us to stick to that after the month of Ramadan. Help us you're about to receive the month of Ramadan with a sincere repentance and with the dedication and devotion to you and makers of those who spent goodness and virtue before and during the month of Ramadan and stay away from evil before
And during and after the month of Ramadan. Allah forgive us all of our sins, the sins that we know about and the sins that we do not know about. Allah make it easy for us and Hellfire very difficult for us. But forgive us and our families and our loved ones and all of the Muslims
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