God Is More Merciful To You Than Yourself!

Ibraheem Menk


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We need to understand something. You and I,

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our parents, our children, our grandparents, our uncles and aunts and extended family, all belong to Allah horrible is that evil Jellal. We came from Allah subhanahu wa taala we were created by Him, and to Him we shall return. Hence, when we see people around us suffering, then we should understand that Allah subhanahu wa taala is more merciful to that person or those people than we are to them. So, at times when we see our child going through sickness, it is difficult for us to fathom how Allah subhanho wa Taala is having mercy upon that child at that moment, when we turn on the television, and we see the news of a bombing in a certain area and people losing life, people losing

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limb, then it becomes hard for us to understand the Mercy of Allah subhanahu Attallah over those people, there is something that we need to understand. And that is that the Most Merciful is Allah bool is that he will Jellal so for us as servants, as slaves of Allah subhanahu wa taala owned by Allah or Buddha is that you will Jellal we understand that we are here because Allah subhanahu wa taala chose for that to happen. And as for the bloodshed, and the loss of limb and the loss of lives, then that is up to Allah bull is that you will Jellal me as a servant what is required of me what is my obligation, it is to completely and totally submit to my maker who created me and accept

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his decree regardless of how I feel. When Allah subhana wa Taala was creating the earth and placing human beings on earth. Allah Allah believes that you will Jalil makes mention of the scenario where if garner a boom Kenny mela getting in Niger you fill out the Khalifa. And when your Lord said that I am placing on Earth a successor, ba Lu utter geography. You see goofy way as we could deem.

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The angel said to Allah subhanho wa Taala are you placing on Earth? Those who will cause corruption and spill blood? Why not? No, no sir be who we are Hamdi Cowan, who caught the Sulak and we are the ones who sing your praises and glorify you Oh Allah, we are here to glorify You sing your praises, yet you are creating a creation that will spill blood and they will cause corruption on earth. Hola Hola. Buenas that you will Jalil had one response and one response alone Bala in me.

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He says I know that which you do not know. You see Allah Akbar Allah is that you will Jellal sees the entire picture. Allah subhanahu wa taala knows everything that is in existence that has been in existence that will come into existence that which has happened and will happen and that which didn't happen if it had to happen, how it would happen. So how do you Oh inside with your limited mind limited brain limited capacity? Then question you will make a why is the bloodshed on Earth? Did Allah horrible is that he will not give you freedom of will? Did Allah subhanahu wa taala not give you freedom of choice? Did he not give you the ability to eat when you want to eat and drink

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when you want to drink? Did he bound you like a caged animal and then punish you know, vice versa don't feel very well. backery Bhima Kesava

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aiding us. Corruption has become apparent on Earth by that which the hands of the people have earned. So it is the human beings that spilled blood. It is not Allah subhana wa Taala who wanted that of us, Allah subhanahu wa Tada wanted us to be peaceful. Allah subhanho wa Taala wanted us to engage with goodness with each other and that is what he wants us to date. But it is human beings that go and spilled blood it is human beings that cause corruption on earth.

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So, the entire picture is known by Allah subhanahu wa taala. Remember the next time you see suffering, you see trial tribulation that you cannot understand. Your brain is limited. So you do not know and Allah subhanho wa Taala knows the question that you should be asking yourself at that moment is am I going to submit to the will of my maker am I going to accept the decree of Allah subhanho wa Taala I know where I came from, I know whom I belong to. I know whom I am returning to it is none other than Allah Akbar Allah is that you are Jalil. So here I am a complete submitter to Allah Allah Bullis that you will Jalan. You see a Muslim Islam means to submit to the will of Allah

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subhanahu wa Tada. It means to completely and totally surrender, that whatever afflicts me of calamity, I will accept it, because it is from Allah Bullis that you will Joanne and I am limited in my understanding. So if you had a picture,

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and that picture is made up, we all know that pictures are made up of pixels, many, many pixels. You are just a pixel in that picture Allah police that you will Jellal is the only one who understands and sees everything. You are just a pixel. So your job is not to judge what is happening to the entire picture you don't even know yours is to submit and be a part of the process. You Valley Hill Salatu was Salam. He had family, livestock, goats, sheep animals, he had all sorts of bounties of Allah subhanho wa Taala that he was enjoying. And one by one slowly but surely, Allah subhanahu Attallah removed his family, they left to the past on one by one, they were gone. He was left all

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alone, him and his wife. And not only that he was affected by a sickness in his body. And that sickness began to eat away at his body one by one his limbs being affected. And then he was knowing that I have enjoyed the bounty of Allah subhanahu Attallah for so long. So he was even shy to call out to Allah or Buddha is that he will Jellal and say, Yeah, Allah, grant me some ease here. And Allah subhanahu Attallah then says after a long time, a Eubalaena Salatu was Salam called out to him why are you even there who

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missed Sunil door? What

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he mean, and uh, you but then he called out to his Lord, that hardship calamity difficulty has touched me and you are the Most Merciful of those who are merciful. Look at the wording of the NABI of Allah subhanho wa Taala what does he say?

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Hardship calamity has touched me. He didn't call out to Allah subhanahu Attallah and say I am complaining your Allah, my body, my limbs are falling away. My family has died. What have you done? Oh Allah. No, he did not question but rather he said, hardship calamity has touched me it has afflicted me. And what's the end of that dua? What's the end of that? calling to Allah subhana wa Tada. What? Dr. hamre he mean, and you are the Most Merciful of those who are merciful in his calamity. He understood that Allah is more merciful to him than he is to himself. Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar. When we understand this, then we will begin

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To look at our trials, tribulations in a different light, we will begin to understand that this perhaps is actually or is in fact, the rock now of Allah subhanahu Attallah upon me, he's given me an opportunity to call out to him, he's giving me an opportunity to gain closeness to him. He is giving me an opportunity to walk towards Jana. Perhaps at the end of this am I know at the end of this insha Allah there is Jana for me, Allah subhanahu wa taala has prepared that which no I can ever has ever seen, no ear has ever heard. And no imagination has even thought of no imagination as even fathom and so that is the light that you begin to look at your problems with. You begin to

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accept that whatever comes I am there for Allah subhanho wa Taala or Bashir is sobbing. Lavina either saw that today, mostly Balu Merlyn, we're in healing healed your own and give glad tidings to those who are patient give glad tidings to those who are patient when a calamity afflicts them. They say we believe we belong to Allah herbalists that you will Jellal we are owned by Allah subhanho wa taala. unto him, we shall return it is that very maker that I will continue to worship through difficulty and through ease. And do you know what Allah subhanahu Attalus is, in grocery you saw in nursery you saw, indeed, with hardship comes ease, indeed with hardship comes ease, it is not after

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the hardship that the ease comes. It is whilst you are suffering that the ease is there. It is in some way, shape or form. But it is only your perspective of insulin. If you only opened your eyes and realized that today I am being tested in my business, it doesn't mean that my life has come to an end. Today I am being tested in my health. It doesn't mean that my life has come to an end but I have so much else that Allah subhanahu wa taala has provided me with I have so much to be grateful for. You see, gratitude plays a great role in your ability to go through to find ease in your ability to cope with a problem. Allahu Bucha is that he will Jalil says Moran along with the other

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being calm. You shall come to me

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what is it that Allah subhanahu wa taala will achieve from punishing you? What is it that Allah subhanho wa Taala will achieve from punishing you? Do you think that it will benefit him in any way? Do you think that it will harm him in any way? It does not affect Allah subhanahu wa taala if you are grateful, and you believe in Allah subhanho wa Taala these are coping mechanisms that Allah subhanahu Attallah is teaching us that he is not testing you to punish you. If you find yourself grateful to Allah subhanho wa Taala despite your business having been crashed to the ground, having lost every penny that you had, despite the sickness that is afflicting you, then you know that you

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have been blessed with a problem. You have been blessed with a problem. What does that problem mean? What does that problem mean in terms of the akhira when you get to Allah subhanahu wa taala one Hadith reminds us of what the people of calamity the people of suffering will do when they get to Allah subhanahu Attallah they will look at those who are higher than them, those who are better than them, and they will wish that they would have been tested even more in this world. They will wish that iron hooks had been placed into their bodies and pulled apart. Why? Because when they see the bounty, when they see the bounty, they will wish that they had been tested even more. I should do

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NASCI Bella and Ambia though those who are most tested are the MBR the human Salatu was Salam thummell M LFL M and then those who are closest to them and those

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You are closest to them. You see, when you are tested, then you are actually closer to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam closer in emulating his way. If you are grateful, if you are patient, if you understand that Allah subhana wa Taala is still and will continue to be the Most Merciful of those who are merciful. You know, oftentimes, we look at our problems and we say When will this end? But the reality of life is, how long is your life 20 years of your life have passed 30 years of your life Half past 40 years of your life have passed, what is that 40 years out of? Is it out of 1000 Is it out of 2000 it is out of 60 to 70 years 80 years, and then you will live and then you will go to

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Allah subhanho wa Taala so it means that if 20 years of your life have passed them 20% 30% Of Your Life has passed will 30 years 40 years have passed 50% of your life has passed. So you will ultimately go where you will leave and go to that place which you hope to achieve everlasting happiness, everlasting bliss, everlasting tranquility. In Allah hashtag Amina meaning fossa whom, while I'm more than whom be another human Legion, indeed, Allah has bought from the believers, their lives and their wealth. For what for Jana, for everlasting, bless what a great trade when you understand that my 60 years mean ever forever and ever and ever, I will enjoy I will be under the

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happiness of Allah subhanho wa Taala I will get to see my Lord. Do you know what Allah subhanahu Attallah says about Janna Lowe, who Maya She

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wound as he was dying him as he they will have whatever their heart's desire within, they will have what ever they want. And we have more, we have more. What is more than your heart can desire. It is the site of your Lord whom you worshipped your entire life. It is the site of your Lord whom you placed your head on the ground for your entire life five times a day you submitted to him today. You shall see Him in all of his magnanimity in all of his glory, you will stand before Allah blesses that he will do that. So you see Dear Brothers and Sisters in Islam even that we don't fully fathom even that we don't fully understand. So your problem your suffering, your difficulty Wallah we are

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level one two letter Allah Moon ALLAH knows and you do not know law us Lor Maya file well whom us alone is not to be questioned as to what he does his decree his decision, and you will be questioned, understand your place was Allah subhanahu wa taala know that you are a slave of Allah who is that he will Jalon and in that is your honor, in that is your raising in that is the greatness that Allah subhanho wa Taala has promised, may Allah subhanahu wa to Allah grant us the ability to understand and may Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us the ability to perceive our problems as a mercy from him. I mean, or sal Allahu wa Salam o Baraka ala Nabina Muhammad wa ala alihi wa

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