Allah – The Uniqueness and Meaning Behind the Name
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Now, we begin with the name Allah azza wa jal.
And Allah is the most oft repeated name for Allah azza wa jal or for God in the Quran and the Sunnah, it's the most oft repeated name for short. And it is a name that's not shared with anyone. It's directed only to the Almighty, the Lord of the heavens and the earth of the King of kings. It's a name that is made up of all light letters. It's easy to be pronounced on the tongue, a double L, exhale with love Allah. It is the phrase that people use it is the name that Allah as loujen has placed into the statement that is used to enter into Islam. So everyone who enters into a snap, every single day people are entering into this. Now what do they say? They say, I bear witness that
there is nothing worthy of worship except Allah, Allah, Allah chose that name to be the name through which a person enters into Islam it is can be pronounced by the smallest or the youngest child and it can be pronounced by a person who's absolutely foreign to the Arabic language. Allah is the Lord that is loved by the hearts and who saw us as found in remembering him and longing for him. Allah so did he says about himself, yeah, you led in many of them income and Dean him for Sophia Tila, who will call me and report on what you should do. And Allah as it says, Oh, you who believe whoever Have you turned away from his religion or leaves this religion Allah has the will is going to come
with a people who love Him and who he loves. And so Allah Azza describes those people who believe in Him and follow Him as those who Allah so your loves them, he attributes love to himself, and they love him. So he is loved. And he loves the Prophet sallallahu Sallam he mentioned those who have the sweetness of faith, the people who really want it, if you want to taste the sweetness that Islam brings, if you want to know that faith that people experience that they love, and they taste that sweetness in their souls. The province on the lightest sentence said seek out these three characteristics. The first is that a person loves Allah more than the Prophet of the person loves
Allah and His Messenger more than anyone else. So that's number one that you love Allah and His Messenger more than any of those so Allah azza wa jal is the most love when Lillian Amna shudder, Belinda, Allah says and those who believe are more severe in their love of Allah azza wa jal. The second characteristic is he says, He loves a person he does not love him except for the sake of Allah. And the third is that that person who hates to return to perform just like he would hate to be thrown into a fire. So these three characteristics the Prophet sallallaahu, Selim describes as being characteristics if a person has them, this tastes this, this faith will be sweet for that
person. And the first and the most important than the greatest and the highest is that Allah and His Messenger become more beloved to them than everything else. Also from the meanings of Allah azza wa jal is the one who's grandiose in his essence and his attributes he's unimaginable. He's incomparable. He's incomprehensible. He's the first and the last Allah azza wa jal is the Lord who is worshipped who the believers give their hearts and their worship to Allah Allah says in masala tea winner Sookie Well Matt Yeah, you know Matthew will help me say that my prayer and my sacrifice and my life and my death are all for Allah Allah, the Lord of the Worlds. Allah azza wa jal is the
one who the entire universe glorifies His praise. He says, we're in Vinci and Elizabeth will be happy to hear that a lot of Coronavirus be home in Hokkaido Halima Fuhrer, Allah says that there is not a single thing except that it praises him and exalts him, except that you don't understand or comprehend how they do so. So the trees praise Allah azza wa jal.
The stars praise Allah.
The ants praise Allah azza wa jal, the fish in the deepest recesses of the ocean, they praise Allah azza wa jal, but we don't understand how they do. So it's the name that is mentioned in the greatest statement that can be mentioned, which is La Ilaha. Illa is the name that's mentioned in the Shahada. Allah is the only name where the definite article stays even when you're calling upon it, meaning R Rahman r Rahim and Medic when you call upon Allah, you remove the end. You don't say yah, Rama, you say yah Rama, you say Yara, you say yeah for you say yeah, we do. But Allah azza wa jal is the only one. And some have said this is an indication that he this name is the Greatest Name of
Allah azza wa jal. But that Elif lamp stays so you still say yeah, Allah. Allah is the name that's the default and every other name is a description of Allah Allah. So you say Allah is a Rama, Allah is Allah. But you don't say, mine is Allah azza wa jal, you don't do vice versa. Every other name and attribute is a description of Allah azza wa jal