Your Most Prized Possession

Ibraheem Menk

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If we take a look at history, we will come to realize that Islam has been under attack for a very long time. In fact, from the time that IBLEES May Allah's curse be upon him declared his enmity for Adam alayhis Salatu was Salam. He made a promise to Allah subhanho wa Taala wala will do in one woman Nian

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wallah more on whether you overuse local law, and most definitely, I will miss guide them, and I will give them false hopes and ambitions, while more unknown, fella you but he couldn't, then Al Anon, and I will command them so they will slit the ears of cattle. And while more unknown fella you will, you know Hulk Allah, and I will most definitely command them so they will change the creation of Allah subhanho wa taala. The primary reason is what I will do Lana, whom I will misguide them. So today, you have the forces of Satan that have gathered against the believers. And this is not something that is very strange. In fact, what is strange and becoming even more strange and rare is

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for people to follow guidance for people to follow the truth for people to accept that which is common sense. So Allah will is that you will Joanne has made Islam something special. And from the time of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we hear from the blessed lips of the messenger salAllahu alayhi wa sallam, but Islam or Mareeba, Islam began as something strange when he stood up on the Mount of Safa. And he told Quraysh that if I were to warn you of an army that was coming behind, then would you believe me, they all knew and they said, we did not know of any lies that you have told before. We know you as a surgical Amin as the most truthful and the trustworthy. So he

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tells them that so then I am warning you of a severe punishment that is about to come. So first and foremost, he established his credentials. Who do you know me as Have I ever lied to you? No, I haven't. So now I'm warning you of a painful punishment that is coming to you if you don't follow the Command of Allah subhanho wa taala. And immediately a man stands up and he says, turban Lika le Harada. Montana, he says, perish may you perish, may you be destroyed. Is this why you gathered us? And this was none other than the uncle of Rasulullah salAllahu alayhi wa sallam, Abu Lahab what does this tell us? This tells us that when you stand for what is right, when you stand for what is truth,

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when you stand for Islam and defend it, then you will have people point not only the first Sunday fingers, but they will point the guns at you as well. Allahu Akbar. Hence we see that they then later fought Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in battle, battle after battle. Why? Simply because he was calling them to to heat La Ilaha illa Allah, there is no God worthy of worship besides Allah subhanho wa Taala and this was not something strange to them. They already believed in Allah subhana wa Taala but they worshiped idols with that belief in Allah horrible is that you will jealous and when asked, why is it that you worship these idols? They will say, Man, our boardroom in

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Kirby buena Illa. Minh, usually, we only worship them so that they may draw us close to Allah subhana who are to Allah today, many of us don't have idols in the manner that they did. Many of us don't worship an idol. We don't prostrate to an idol made of sticks and stones, but we worship our desire, we worship our desire. If our desire tells us to do something, we go ahead and do it. And then we think about the consequences later and that also is only if Allah subhanaw taala will has blessed us with that Eman so that we know that what we have done is wrong. So these idols are there today but in different forms amongst the believers. But the point that I'd like to make today is

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that your Islam and your iman and your faith is under attack from the forces of the devils because what you

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Have means ultimate salvation. What you have means the Mercy of Allah subhanho wa Taala what you have is most valuable if you lose your wealth and you lose your health and you lose your children and you lose your empire, it is okay. But if you lose your iman, then then you have lost a very, very great thing and that is literally your savior in the Akeelah so this is why Rasool allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would say

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he would say Lata Jehan mercy batana Fiji, Nina, our Lord, don't place our test in our D. Why? Because he knew that Allah subhanahu wa taala promised to test while Anna below one can we show you in a Lukang v1 joueur on opposing Meenal

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foreseeing with Amara and we will most definitely test you with decrease in lives and

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a bit of fear and hunger and the decrease in your fruits that you harvest Surah Surah allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam knew that you would be tested in terms of this world. In fact, Abu Bakr Radi Allahu Anhu it was ruler Radi Allahu Anhu who walks in upon Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and he sees that the palm met that he was lying down upon the mat made of palm, the date the the leaves of the date tree that is what Rasool allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was lying on when he is set up, then the imprint of the palm would be left on his back. So he says Kisara and Qaiser are sitting on cushions here rasool Allah they have Thrones or messenger of Allah and here you are

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in this matter manner. You are lying down and on that which causes an imprint on your back. So he's his ears. His his, his eyes teared his eyes teared. So Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam tells him he says that that is for them. This dunya is for them. And we are here is for us. Why are you worried? omorrow Allahu Akbar. This is the level to which Rasool allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was Tet tested in this dunya yet he was the most beloved of creation to Allah Buddha is that you will Jellal and that is why you would make that dua later and mercy batana fidi. Nina, our Lord don't place our test in our Diem. Why? Because that is the most valuable thing doesn't matter if we

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are tested in the dunya that is most definitely going to come he loses all of his children, except for one, he sees his wife die, Allahu Akbar. These are tests of the tests, yet he is the most beloved to Allah subhanahu Attallah. So if a person's faith is intact, then not only does he have the salvation of the earth here, but he has the salvation in this dunya as well. Why? Because he knows how to navigate his life. He knows how to go about his life, it is easy for him to bear the test the trial, the tribulation, when his business burns down, or he loses it overnight or he has money invested in something and it crashes and his lost everything all he says in Melilla or in Raji

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Arun, indeed, we belong to Allah and to him, we shall return. But what we cannot bear is the loss of our Eman. When a person loses his Iman, he can have everything but he's a poor person, he can have everything the entire dunya but he's a poor person. Why? Because he doesn't have the salvation of the Ark era, he will be punished with Allah subhanho wa taala. And in this world, there is a torment as well. Because when you believe in this dunya and only in this dunya, then that is all you believe in. So when you lose it, and you are bound to lose some of it, then you lay you lay your head in your hands, and you think that I have lost everything. And at times people take their own lives

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because they have lost something of the dunya when a person has the light of Allah subhanho wa Taala with him, then it doesn't matter. The one who gave me took it away, and he will give me once again and if he doesn't give me in this world, he will give me in the archaea. And he can give me in this world and give me in the akhira as well. You see what difference that Eman makes you see the son of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam dying in his own hands, dying in his own hands and his eyes tear. So if you Sahabi the companion says that didn't use stop

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was from crying. Didn't you stop us from grieving? So he says manner how each one who I did not stop you from doing that what I did stop you from doing is slapping your faces and tearing your clothes and wailing out in rejection of the decree of Allah subhanho wa Taala but this is a Rama so it is okay it is human, for you to feel sad momentarily for you to grieve. He would grieve the loss of his wife years later, but this did not stop Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam from living his life. It did not mean the end of his life. So our iman, our belief in Allah subhanahu Attallah is our GPS system in life. And when we don't have that, then we don't have anything we've lost everything. And

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this is why the dua of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would be make our last words La Ilaha illa Allah make our last word, this utterance of Tawheed of belief in you Oh Allah, Allah Ilaha illa Allah, there is no God worthy of worship except Allah subhanho wa Taala And verily, Min kala La Ilaha illa Allah the halal Janna, the one who says La Ilaha illa Allah you will enter into Jana. So Allah subhanho wa Taala has written it for those who utter this banner of faith, La ilaha illa Allah, you see Abu Lahab he harmed Islam in a great way. He would follow Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, pelting him and saying sabe uncut dab. He is a person who has rejected the

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teachings of the forefathers and he is a liar, so he would help him and Allah horrible is that you will Jellal he revealed to bet Jada Vila have you? May the hands of Ebola be perished? May they be destroyed. The very hands that pouted. Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, may they perish what took back and he has perished. You see, Allah horrible is that you will Jalil used the word the hands because that is what a person works with. That is what a person harms with that is what a person does things with. So he used that. But he says what? And he is destroyed, meaning He in His entirety is destroyed. Yet he was the one who uttered tamper law chaos will Allah perish may you

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perish? Oh messenger. In fact, he says turban laka because he didn't even believe this was the messenger of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. So he says that may you perish. Ali Hamza jamatkhana Is this why you gathered us and if a person simply looked at what Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam went through in order to get the message to us today for us to be here today, then we will come to realize that he had no ulterior motive when they offered him wealth, and when they offered him women and when they offered him everything of the dunya he said that as for this if you were to place the sun in my right hand and the moon in my left hand meaning you gave me everything,

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then I would not leave this message of Allah subhanaw taala I would continue to propagate it. So Allah who is that you will general continues.

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Tibet Jada Vela Have you

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Kassab his wealth did not benefit him nor did His children. So his wealth did not benefit him in any way. And what does this tell us? This tells us that a person who does not work for himself for the Akeelah his belief in the earth era, then his wealth and his children are of no benefit to him. It doesn't matter how many children you have or how much wealth you have amassed. If you do not work for the healer and do not believe in Allah subhanho wa Taala there is no benefit to that benefit comes to an end the day you breathe your last so he had all of this and he would say to the people that even if Mohammed what he is saying is true. If it comes to pass then I will ransom myself with

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my wealth and my children. So hola hola Buenas Dias, you will Joanne says Ma

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Ma Hua Kasam Se Na and that tele hub he will reach the Hellfire that has flames he will reach the he will get there and no matter what he has, it will not benefit him. So that is his ultimate abode. Sales Law now and that Allah be one Mara to who harmala Tell hottub and his wife, his woman, his wife

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As the one who carries the firewood, what she would do she was known to carry firewood and she was also known to carry the thorns that come on the date palm and place them outside the door of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam she would go at night, place them outside the door of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and when he walked out, he would be harmed by this. So, hammer Allah tell Houghton Fiji D ha have aluminium acid in her neck, there is a taut line of a fiber from the date palm, and that ultimately is a line that will lead to her destruction. You see, it is said the scholars and the Morpha Syrian say that in Jahannam when she realizes the reality of

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what she has done in this world, and the hum that she gave Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, then she will actually carry FY old not to benefit her and her husband anymore like she did in the dunya. But she will carry that firewood to create a greater fire for her husband, Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar. And this teachers are something Dear Brothers and Sisters in Islam, our connections, our relationships, our families should be built upon the bond of Allah subhanho wa Taala you and your spouse should be praying together for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala you should be drawing closer to Allah Allah will is that you will gel and He will draw you closer together. You see the

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bones that have no relationship with Allah subhanho wa Taala ultimately, there is no benefit of them in the archaea. A person will actually be against his own kith and kin. And this is why Allah horrible is that you will gel says you may have your own room in he was me Wabi and a man will run away from his own brother, his own mother and father, Allahu Akbar, your own child comes to you saying, I need your help. Today. You say not today. Today it is myself myself. I'm only bothered about myself. Why? Because the connection was not Allah subhanahu wa taala their connection was simply blood. So your blood connections should be connections with Allah subhanahu Attallah as well.

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Families that pray together, stay together. Take that as a lesson. May Allah subhanahu wa taala grant us the ability to protect our iman and may He grant us the ability to utter the shahada as we are passing and may Allah Allah bull is that you will Jalil gather us all together in June that will filter those mean what else you do that wanna Anil Hamdulillah he Lillahi Rabbil Alameen