Channel: Ibraheem Menk
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Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen Illa Allah al Amin will begin studying also you will have suddenly more or less thought I mean MBA you are immune was said in the beginning camellia Lee he will be a January. Allah may Allah azza wa jal Temboo settlor will enter the GRE giant has an either sheet assembler on BSL one or two are still with me, Bill here we can study. We thank Allah humbleness that you will learn for having gathered us here today once again. And we ask Allah subhana wa Tada to surround us with the matter and to cause his mercy and his skin and to descend upon us and to raise us with the MBR Arlington wa Salatu was Salam and those whom he has
mentioned with them, I mean,
when we stand up for our Salah
what do we think of?
Are we thinking of a business deal that we have just concluded? Or are we thinking of our family members? Perhaps we are thinking of the conversation that we just had with a person at home.
Now, Allah who believes that he will jeweler who wants us to perform our Salah as though it is our last salah. Also allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam tells us suddenly a Salah Temboo daring, perform the salah of a person who is leaving this world. So if we were to dig our graves and stand next to that grave knowing that once we have completed our Salah, we are going to lie in that grave and leave this world forever. Then what kind of Salah would we perform?
Of course, it would be a Salah full of the remembrance of Allah subhanho wa Taala is Salah in which our eyes would tear our hair would stand on end, everything else wouldn't matter. And this is why we say Allah Allahu Akbar, when we start our Salah when we begin our Salah, we say Allah is the Greatest. What are we doing by declaring this? We're declaring that Rob bull is that you will Jalon is the only focus right now, there is nothing else that matters, he is greater than my business, he is greater than my family, he is greater than everything else.
Why? Because I am standing before my maker. And a person may ask, How do I concentrate better in my salah? Yes, we all performers. We all stand up five times a day for goodness that you will challenge. But how do I concentrate better in my salah. The best way to concentrate in your Salah is to remember whom you are standing before. It is none other than medical who look the King of kings, the one who holds your life in his hands. The one who's your next breath is in his control. If he is to decide that after that you will no longer breathe, you will no longer bring
and this is the way to concentrate better in our salah. You see there are certain things that we can method that we can employ.
Allah subhanahu wa taala made the Nuffield sir or the Sunnah of Salah before the fun. In order for us to come into that zone where we connect with rubble isn't you Angela, imagine if I were to come here, stand in front of you. And come speak for a minute rush through my speech and run away. You won't be offended. Why? Because this man didn't take the time to prepare. We came we took our time we made the wholesome we prepare for Jamal salah, and then he came he gave a speech for one minute rushed through it and ran away. We don't be offended. Yet we treat Allah subhanahu Attallah five times a day, every day in the same man. What do we do? It's time for Salah. We tell ourselves we've
got time. This still alone two hours, three hours. It's okay. So five minutes passes. Half an hour passes an hour passes. Now when there's five minutes left. For the time to expire. We stand up and we quickly run
screw up masala we wouldn't treat anybody else like that. But we treat our makeup. Why? And the beauty of it is that Sudan doesn't benefit Rob bull is that you will learn that Salah doesn't help him in any way. It helps us. It benefits us. It makes our lives easy, or sudo allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says, Well God led me to Salah and the coolness of my eyes have been placed in Salah. the coolness of my eyes has been placed in Salah How many times do we find ourselves full of anxiety really worried stressed? Anxious, we don't know what's going to happen in our lives. We walk into the masjid we focus on Allah subhanho wa Taala and when we leave we feel as light as if we're
joy that correlate to our aim if your Salah Elisha nya Vela
also allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would tell villain all the Allahu Anhu that bring peace and comfort to us with the salah who will make the
can of either Hazaribagh who among
us Uppsala, when something perturbed him disturbed him, he rushed to Salah. Why? Because he realized, this is my solution. This is the answer of God to go in ask ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala I've got to go and talk to him. I've got to go and discuss with him. I want to let my pour my heart out to him. And this is why we here I shall help me Allahu anha explaining the salah of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and she says that his feet would swell up. So she asked him that why do you do this yet? Allah subhanho wa Taala has forgiven you all of your sins let which have passed and those which are to come. So he says a fella Hakuna denture poor Should I not be a great full slave?
Allah subhanahu Attallah gave me my entire life. Why can't I spend a few moments in Salah. See everything fell away when he said hola hola.
So number one, we prepare ourselves for that salah. Take your time. How many times do we find ourselves standing up for federal Salah in our pajamas? not bothered? We quickly read that saw and back to the bed. Why don't we take a few moments to put on a soul put on a bit of perfume. Stand before bullets that you will learn knowing that I've prepared for you. I prepared for my meeting with my maker. Then your Salah will come right? Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Yeah, Benny dama for those in Atacama that Queenie masjid, oh sons of Adam, take your zine and take your beauty at every Masjid. When you go put on beautiful clothes, put on your perfume. Even if you are at home. Why
because you're not doing it for the people. You're doing it for your makeup. You're doing it for Belize City will gel and then you realize the magnanimity of the being that you're standing before this Salah is your link to Jana in the in fact you will get a taste of Jana in this world when your Salah comes right or Salah to Mir Allah.
So Allah is the main alarge of the believer. You know how allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam went up seven heavens and beyond. That kind of popped up Kosei me so he was so close to Allah subhanho wa Taala that is your opportunity to do a miraj to Allah Subhana Allah to Allah Allah Jehovah means to take a level that you lift up to Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, Salah is literally your lift to propolis that you will July you can be floating in the heavens. And this is why the cellar for him a MOBA. The people of the past have higher pious predecessors when they performed salah. It didn't matter whether a fire broke out in the home. Why? Because they were connected. They were in the
zone. They were before Allah hopefully set you in July. You see, Allah subhanho wa Taala when we say Allahu Akbar, and we say, I mean come, don't
be mad at me. Please Praise be to Allah. Lord of the Worlds he replies by saying honey Danny have deep my servant has praised me. But imagine you stand up before bullies that he will come loud like me. It's over. It's already you know
taking your time. What kind of solid is this? Allah gave you a gift in Salah and you throw it back to him. That has been repaired. All I'm saying, it is a praiseworthy thing that we perform our salah, but how good is our salah? How conscious are we of propolis that you are jealous when we perform that salah? How many times do we see? Or are we guilty? Am I guilty of just going through the motions so quickly, that you find yourself not even able to spend three or four seconds in rapport introduce, will you stand up after your sujood especially between the two sides there, there is a dua that you should make have been validly a bit fiddly, may Allah forgive me, may Allah
forgive me. And then you go down into the second session, you find a person gets up and they back down in the second before they've even really gotten a problem. Why? Yet you can spend hours on social media, you can spend hours talking to somebody, this is your Lord that you are conversing with. And what is the difference between a Salah in which you have thought of Allah and a Salah in which you haven't. Three minutes, four minutes, that's all. So perhaps it's time we review our salah, and we think about whom we are going to meet and whom we are going to stand before you're standing before Allah will be as perfect as your saw that was your standing before your makeup will
be as perfect as your salad was. If it is Paul and you're standing before you make old people. And if it is beautiful and perfect, then you will be ready to meet rumble so it will take a few moments for your Salah and Allah Subhana Allah to Allah is the most appreciative you will grant you way more than you can imagine in this dunya and in the Afghan May Allah subhanho wa Taala benefit us all and may Allah Subhana Allah Allah grant us a good solid A Salam in which we remember him and we think of him and we remember the day that we will stand before him. I mean, I mean SallAllahu wasallam Allah, Allah will be in a primate while early or Sufi edge many