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Is Everything We Do Predestined Or Do We Have Free Will

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Faith IQ

Channel: Faith IQ

Episode Notes

Is everything predestined or do we have Free Will? What does the Prophet ﷺ say on this aspect? Is the concept of predetermination and pre destiny mysterious? Should Allah’s Qadr affect our Amal?

Shaykh Yasir Qadhi explains explicitly.

Episode Transcript

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Do we have free will or is everything predestined?

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a companion asked the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam well messenger of Allah, what we're doing now? Is it something that Allah has pre determined for us? Or is it something that we do spontaneously? And the Prophet sallallahu Sallam said, it is something that Allah has predestined for you. So the man said, then why should I do anything? And the Prophet salallahu alaihe salam said, go ahead and do Emmylou. Do your I'ma show your deeds do what you need to do. And Allah subhana wa tada will make what you had predetermined and predestined, easy for you to do. The bottom line is that the concept of predestination as I said in our class, our lecture is one of the

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mysteries of a law. At some level, we understand we have freewill at some level, we sense we have freewill and we act according to that freewill at another level in another dimension in a way that will never understand. Allah subhanho wa Taala has indeed pre determined everything. A loss predetermination should not affect our actions. A loss other should not affect our Amel. We don't know what is our color. So we assume the best we plow forward, we do what needs to be done. Unless we plant the seeds there will be no fruit and Allah has willed there will be fruit or not. But if we don't plant the seeds, there will be no fruit. So we have to do the deeds put in the effort and then

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put our trust in Allah subhana wa