Channel: Bilal Philips
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Prophet Muhammad wa sallam was known to be charitable, generous, whatever he had he gave it but in Ramadan he was known to be even more generous.
He was known to be even more generous.
Where is our generosity? There is no motivation.
The collections made at the masjid.
Not much different from
collections outside of Ramadan
collections for the masjid for the place that we are praying.
Why generosity hasn't been stirred.
Hunger hasn't been felt. So it's just the routine Okay, we have some money. When I was a Christian as to go to the church we had a my parents used to give us some coins you give put this in the plate, we're doing the same thing. Just the ritual.
Let us renew our intentions today for the next week
to the end of Ramadan
to turn this fast around and make it truly a fast for a loss of what Allah
let us experience the fast. The real fast for a lot of sick one in which hunger pangs hit us.
hunger pangs which we rarely experience hit us every day. And remind us
to be grateful to Allah subhanho wa Taala for what he has given us
and to be concerned about the rest of humanity who don't have what has been given to us