Channel: Ali Hammuda
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Allow me to share with you a case study of an individual who raised the bar of proactivity so high that he only comes second place to a prophet.
He is a man called Abdullah he may not have known,
better known as Abu Bakr, Siddiq, may Allah be pleased with him
a wonder of a human being whose voice was quieter than other people's, and whose deeds were a lot more discreet than others. He had somehow he would be ahead of the race every single time.
As early as the Meccan phase, this was apobec whose quality this was his lifestyle. This was his mindset. Staggering. Staggering. proactivity. Consider this. When it came to embracing Islam. He didn't wait for anyone to set a precedent for him to see how it pans out before I jump on the bandwagon. No, he, he took a proactive role. And he became the very first male adult to embrace Islam, without the slightest bit of hesitation. When it came to the immigration, he took a proactive role. And he was the very first to request the companionship of the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam for that journey from Mecca to Medina. And he was granted just that.
When it came into the entry into the cave during the emigration, he took a proactive role. And he insisted to be the very first person to set foot inside of the cave to ensure that it is safe for the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam entry.
When it came to our inviting others to Islam, he took a proactive role. He hit the streets just a day into his own reversion into Islam. What did he learn by that time? Not much. But he brought back to the Prophet Muhammad Salah sent him the next day, no less than five of the 10 men who would later be promised paradise who were ready to embrace Islam. He came back with automatic no offense, as you may have noticed, one of the recommended mouth palha even obey the law. And sadly, no, lb Waqas focused on this last one sad W workers. What do you know about him? He's the uncle of the Prophet Muhammad.
I mean, Abu Bakr could have easily just said, I'll overlook him, because after all, he is the family member of a prophet. So I mean, who am I to advise you the Prophet knows better how to speak to his family, right? No, that didn't happen. Because this is not the mindset of a proactive Muslim.
When it came to benefiting other people, Abu Bakr took a proactive role. Look in every department of life. You know, the Hadith are the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam asked his companions on one morning, who is fasting today. Abu Bakr said, I am a messenger of Allah.
He said, whom among you has followed a funeral procession today? I bow back and said, I have a messenger of Allah.
Prophets of Allah, Allah who sent him as the third question Who Has anyone for the poor person today?
Abu Bakr said, I have a messenger of Allah.
He said, has anyone visited an ill person this morning? I will work it he said, I have a messenger of Allah and so here the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said emoji to him and their family in their collagen.
Whenever these characteristics combined in any one person, you will enter into Jana. Commenting on this hadith,
I'll call the ILP said that it means the whole agenda Billa Maha Sabha tiene voila Mahjarrat in Allah kabhi. Hello, Merle. He said in other words, what this narration means that such a person who does these characteristics will enter paradise without any prior accountability for evil leads. No suffering of the Day of Judgment, and no interrogation before Allah backdoor entrance into gender. In fact, this is what is amazing. There are some narrations of this incident that you just heard, which indicate that this dialogue between the Prophet SAW said I'm gonna go back here. It took place shortly after the fajr prayer just after dawn. In other words, by dawn he had done all of those four
things. When did he find time for that? This is baraka blessing in the life of a person. And this is the reward for the productive people. This is their four brothers and sisters what productivity looks like.
So when you hear for example, advice, you are the first to run with that advice. When it's time for the Doha prayer, you're the first to bow and frustrate.
When you come to no other person who has gone astray you you don't wait for his family to complain to you. You immediately explore the various ways of guidance, keep grinding him, you've already started doing that.
When you come to the end of a crisis of some sort, you don't wait to be appealed to you are
One Step Ahead, you are already imposing your presence on it. When you hear a talk like this, you are the very first Muslim man or woman to consult your friends, your teachers, your relatives say, Help me devise a project of productivity. What next? What am I going to do when I close this video