The ultimate race – Are you in
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my bad. Dear beloved, brothers and sisters.
We all heard the term
that life is about a race, that life is a rat race. Everyone is chasing something
a dream and aspiration a goal that we run after
in this life,
the human nature
and that race changes
with the stage of our life
with where we are,
some after establishing their business, establishing a career
secure securing the family paying for college, so on and so forth.
erase that never stops.
But Allah subhanho wa Taala is inviting us to participate in a different race.
Allah, the Almighty, our Creator and Lord who knows our inside and inner nature inclination
is inviting us
and making us aware that there is a better race
that we all should be participating in.
And that race is the one more important race than any other
the race that matters
because all of our goals and aspirations
and our dreams
that we have in this life, even when we achieve it
and it's going to go away.
It is either going to leave us
or we're going to gonna leave it
if our aspirations for a career for a business
we're gonna have to leave that
if it is for a bigger house, a better whatever it is.
But there's one thing, one prize at the end of this race that Allah is inviting us to
that easterner eternal prize.
That race is the race of higher of goodness.
And the prize
is the closeness to Allah Subhana Allah to Allah is paradise.
It's the pleasure of Allah. Allah Subhana Allah Allah says, well, he coolin which hit on Who am well Leah. Everyone has a path
They take in their life.
Then Allah says faster vehicle hierarchy
then hurry race into doing good
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that is the race that matters.
will follow higher Allah Allah come to
do all kinds of good, any type of good.
All acts of charity, law Allah come to your home that you might attain Fela the ultimate success, the Everlasting success
the gates of charity, the ways that we can
achieve this race and participate in that race are limitless, are endless.
And he can be a very simple thing.
It can be easier and better for us than participating in the races of this life in this dunya.
And the prophetic teaching in the Hadith of the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, as it is narrated in, Musa damnit, on the authority of Abu Salah and Safari, prior to Allah Who
was or was one of the Sahaba dinner that companions of the messenger Salatu was Salam that did not have much money. He was known
to have a very modest lifestyle
and didn't own much of anything.
And he said to the messenger, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,
they have al agonia ob legem
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get most rewards.
They pray they fast and they have they can go to Hajj they go go the pilgrimage, and the messenger SallAllahu sallam said, and you can also do the same thing one don't have to Soluna autosomal Jun then I will either add it
or Yatta South Dakota or North or South duck, but they can give money they can give charity they can pay off loans.
And we can
we don't have that.
So the messenger SallAllahu wasallam explained to him what charity really means.
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He said you can have all types of charity.
If you lift a harmful thing from
people's path, you have done charity.
If you guide someone
you have done charity.
If you help a weak person
you have done charity.
If you speak
for someone who can't speak for themselves by Anoka and ask them and ask them who Allah the last material column.
If you can speak for those who can't speak for themselves, you have done charity
have an intimacy with your spouse is a charity.
And at that point I boozer was
stand, he said Yara, Salalah and Atisha who attend our agile
so we fulfill our own desires and it is it is rewarded.
He said at the Hopi haram in a counterterrorism for the NAM
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he said do you see what if if you
To fulfill your desire somewhere else outside your marriage, wouldn't that be
a sin? He said yes. He said then fulfilling your desires in a lawful and a halal in a good way
is a reward
How can you count the bad deeds and not count the good ones
anything we can do to help people to stop harm from reaching people to aid anyone?
The weak, the downtrodden,
is a charity
and it doesn't have to be much.
And even the Allahu Allah and
the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said,
A humbleness in Allah and fellow holiness, the most beloved of people, to Allah is the One Who benefits His creation, the best, his people the best, the more the most.
Well I happily I'm early in Allah and some of the most beloved
deeds to Allah saluran today kid who can be Muslim
happiness, some of the best acts of charity that you can do happiness that you bring to the heart of some
out actually find who quarterback or to ease hardship upon them. Oh talk the man who Dana or to help them to pay off alone.
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or to ease their hunger
and not only that,
being someone who is an intercession in helping people be in a color, being an activist in helping others
being someone who calls people to help other people.
The messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said it fell to Joel
intercede in goodness and you will be rewarded
as Allah Subhana Allah Allah says the Hydra fika theorem in Najwa home in lemon Amara, there is no good in most of people's talk. It's all in vain.
The chit chat that we spend hours
doing except the good is in three things men Amara, those who commanded sadaqa charity
Alma roof or are a good deed.
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or to bring people together in a good way.
Well, my FY Valley Captiva Bartylla for itself and OT I dropped out FEMA, Allah says, Who am whomever does that just seeking pleasure from Allah, they will be rewarded immensely.
When we participate in that race,
Allah Subhana Allah to Allah
for us on the day that we need the support the most.
When we help others,
Allah will help us
as it is narrated in Sahih Muslim
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a believer and a hardship in this world.
Allah Himself will help him he will help that person
through a hardship
when it matters where it matters in the hereafter
Why am I yes sir and Mr. C?
Then yes sir Allahu Allah if you do me I will Acura whomever is a hardship of a person
God will give them ease in this life and then the next
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whomever veils hides the faults of others not talk about it and not spread it,
the others. Allah will protect his own faults his own.
Do defects and shortcomings from being shown?
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What in Walla Lee De Jannetty de Hulan will maruf and the people that will enter paradise first are the people who raise to charity, who are fast in doing charity. We ask Allah subhanaw taala to be of those people and to be of those who race to do good and participate in doing good and be in the four in the front runners on that race and the form of the people that would be called to enter paradise first. According matters noun stuffer Aloha Altima Lee welcome fare foes I'm Steph Curry
please come forward,
make room in the back
hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa salatu salam ala Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi trumaine.
This race has rules.
Even doing good doing charity
has some rules
in participating in achieving success. And the first and the pivotal the most important rule in this race is floss. Sincerity, having the good intention, having the heart
participate in the act of charity before the hand and before the tongue.
Whatever that act is, it has to be a sincere act being done only for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala because all acts of charity
has to be understood
that it is being done for the sake of our Lord for the sake of our Master, our Creator Allah subhanho wa Taala and it is done for his pleasure
and our dealing when we deal with the people who receive charity, we are dealing directly with Allah subhanho wa Taala How do we know that? It's from a hadith Kotze Hadith narrated in Sahih Muslim and authentic hadith on the authority of Abu Hurayrah the Allahu and Hadith that many of us probably know very well.
When the messenger SallAllahu wasallam said that ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala on the Day of Judgment will say, Oh, son of Adam, yep, Now Adam married to Fallon child me.
Oh, son of Adam. I was sick and you didn't come and visit me.
And that person will say to Allah era because
well, I'm terrible Allah mean how can I just come and visit you and you are the master of the world?
He said Mr. Olympia, Abdi Falange Merida filmed out.
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tenia. And did you not know that my servant, so and so was sick? You knew that?
Did you not know that? Had you visited him? You would see me there you would find me there.
So that act
of charity visiting the sick check in on them. We are directing that act of charity not just to the sick it is first to Allah
and it's the same Hadith yeah I'm D stopped I'm to K Edna Adam has to Tom took so long to turn me. I asked you for food and you didn't give me and the person will be stunned how come Allah is asking what Allah subhanaw taala wouldn't ask for food, Yara BK for altering Luca
Amin, how can I feed you and you are the master of the world. He said, No, my servant, so and so I asked you for food and you didn't give them
or you knew that he was hungry? And you could give them and you did not give him food?
Did you not know that Had you given him you will find it with me.
So those acts of charity. That's the first rule. The second rule
is don't wait
for thinking for reward from the people, or the person or the organization, or anyone that you're given that charity to whether it's a physical charity or monetary charity or any act of charity, because the reward is not going to come from that person.
Allah Subhana Allah Allah says, in Amman,
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we are giving you this only for the sake of Allah, we want nothing back.
We want no reward back from you, people of this life.
And we want no thanks.
And then the third rule. Now we'll conclude very shortly Shaohua the third rule is very important rule
is when we give that act of charity
trying to investigate too much.
And think about
that person really deserve it, don't really deserve it. What is going to happen to it, give and give and give?
How do we know that from a hadith narrated Muslim and upon the authority of Abu Dhabi, Allah who now briefly summarize it.
A man gave charity
one day, went out of his house to give charity and he first person he gave was a thief.
So people criticize him, why would you give to a thief
and he did not respond.
The second day he comes out of his house, this is Hadith in Sahih. Muslim
a woman of ill repute charity, he gives a prostitute a charity.
And people criticize him. Why would you give that woman? Chair? There's so many poor people out there. Why would you choose this wretched life? This wretched woman? Why would you choose her to give her your money? And he didn't respond.
The third night? He goes out and he gives a rich man, charity.
And people criticize him one more time. It's like why would you give someone who doesn't even need your charity?
And then the Hadith concludes for OTF LP Lella. Then he was given the inspiration, whether it's from Allah or from the angels.
What you have given to the thief,
state Allah Allahu Istighfar and Saudi Qatar, that he
has become a type he
that he doesn't need to steal. Allah guided that person with the charity that he was given. Because when you give that person he doesn't need to steal if he was stealing out of need.
He is more worthy and deserving of that sadaqa
and then that woman
achieved Tober because of that charity, and she doesn't need to sell her honor for money anymore.
And then the rich person. When he received the charity, he learned
the value of giving charity, and he himself turned from a miserly person to a generous person.
So when we give,
give, like the messenger salAllahu alayhi wa sallam used to give Kirlian Musella just like the wind or the rain, it falls and he gives.
And he was criticized for giving software and ignore Omiya and equanimity, and many others, like why would you give these people but they turned out from the worst enemies of Islam, to the best fighters and best friends
for the sake of spreading Islam, after the messenger SallAllahu wasallam.
one of the most important rules is to not follow
our charity with a reminder
Allah subhanho wa Taala says polar mountain format FIRA Hydro means sadaqa yes bow has
a good word is better than a charity followed by harm don't hurt people with your words if you're gonna give them anything
oh I'm gonna give you this guy you got to straighten out and you have to do this and I don't think are likely to do it and give them and be gentle and be nice and be good to them.
They're tough to lose are the quality Campbell manual other. Allah says do not ruin
your charities with reminding reminders and horn.
And then finally, hurry, Rush.
Don't think twice about the act of charity.
I will conclude with this hadith as narrated in Abu Dawood. It is narrated on the authority of Saudi Arabia cos he said the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said at to added to the condition
take your time and think about every act you're going to do. Except
those good acts of the hereafter. Don't think don't let it twirl in your mind when you're about to give or you're about to do an act of charity. That's what shaytaan that's what the what the demon wants you to do.
Because that's their opportunity to try to swerve your way trying to persuade you to either give less or not give or not to do that act or to say I will just do it maybe tomorrow. Allah subhanaw taala says Saturday
become hurry do it now and do it fast.
Hurry to a forgiveness from your Lord and Jen net in our car this summer what you will art or it doesn't matter clean. Allahu wa jal naman Lea Arabela Alameen wa jal Nam In al havia or hamara he mean about Allah and Allah haohmaru Bill aglio Elisa anyway tidal CORBA or in honey fascia you will Monica you will belly yeah hello Camilla karoun aki masala in salata, tinha and fascia it will mooncup all as equal law he Akbar Allahu Allah my mouth is now a