Al Fatihah An In Depth Study Part 22

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inshallah we'll continue with our discussion of

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the Medina and I'm sorry him

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discussing this portion.

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We touched upon the fact last time that Angela when a Muslim goes to prayer

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he is already he's on a certain list okay?

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I'm gonna have the belief of Allah subhanho wa Taala and he has any Salah is recognized in the Quran sin and following the way the Quran Sunnah.

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Otherwise you would not have been led to this special prayer and this special surah

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so already have belies getting some of the some of the bounty from Allah subhana wa adad.

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And this bounty that the listener without is referring to in this verse, obviously, is the tool and the ultimate bounty the true and ultimately anomalous.

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As we spoke about last central Xeon.

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And if you look at the world and what people possess of this world, you will see that there are many disbelievers who possess many things in this world. If you look in the Quran, and study some of the stories of the earlier

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I pulled up again, the time of the crown crown was a very powerful, rich man. And yet obviously he's not from those people whom Allah subhanaw taala does.

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So when Allah subhana wa tada is speaking of this, teaching us to say serrata Medina, and I'm calling as I said, we are speaking about the ultimate gamma. And this is this is the NEMA that every individual but in particular, every Muslim should try to receive from Allah subhanaw taala. JOHN told us and hello to Allah, to get this bounce to be guided to this path. Those people who have received this bounty from Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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Otherwise, as I said, if you look at this,

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some of the Olimar when they discuss this verse that author Levine and M Daddy, and that is the path of those whom you're blessed. Somehow, they ask the question, Does this mean that

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the prefer the disbelievers do not receive any Nano Server?

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Because you're asking Allah subhanaw taala guide us to the path of those.

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So does that mean by the way that you're asking me Does this mean that those people who are just believes those people who are not on this path of growth and Mr. Payne Does this mean that they are not receiving any, any kind of bounty whatsoever and as I said, Zola actually discussed this question in detail.

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If you think of what

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we spoke about last time, that is something that gives you an easy life and so forth.

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Then obviously what they're receiving in the long run is not

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no matter how much they have, we're just doing what they're receiving in the long run is not the true bounty or NEMA from Allah subhana wa tada because if they do not believe in Allah subhanho wa Taala and they do not apply what they have properly. That actually worked on us and what God gives them in this life will be a source of their punishment in the gift. So it is not actually a gamma from Allah subhana wa Tada. And the only way to avoid that final destination

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where the things that you receive in this world

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are not the source of punishment for you in the after. The only way to avoid that disastrous results is if you are on the street.

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You are believing in Allah subhanho wa Taala you are getting the bounties from Allah subhana wa tada and you are using those bounties in a way that is pleasing to Allah subhanaw taala.

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Then he's also NEMA there are 2000 from Allah subhanho wa Taala that will lead you to enjoy them both in this life and also be a source of reward for you. In the here.

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One thing that we can see from this again and this is

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an a misconception that people have, if you look in this world to see what people possess, who has the riches

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This is not a sign that Allah subhana wa Tada This is a pleased with them.

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Just because someone who has all of the riches are many riches in this world. This does not mean whatsoever that almost no one is necessarily pleased with them and that God is pleased with what they're doing.

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That is not the nature of this world.

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We spoke about the Quran for example, last time we mentioned the Prophet, we've mentioned the problem homosassa in particular, many of them do not have much of this rule.

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But the real sign actually of what Allah subhana wa tada is pleased with someone will obviously be in behalf of almost kind of what data gives to someone in the Hereafter, then obviously, that is, that is the greatest result one can have. But

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a somewhat dominant view in the world today, especially in the Western world, is that what they call, for example, the result of the Protestant ethic, where there is that kind of belief

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that when people achieve things in this world, this is a sign that God is pleased with them. So for example, a certain country might be the strongest country in the world. And they'll take that as a sign that just means that God has been with him, and other countries are weak and others are saying that Allah subhana wa, tada is displeased with him. Obviously, that is not the case. There are many other rules and many other aspects that are invoked.

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And inshallah if we have a proper conception of this, Julia, and what's the lesson, Hannah what Darla says about this Jr. This movie like, this one shall keep us in focus about what is the true yeah, mothers who are seeking, and what is, you could maybe call it an artificial or deceiving NEMA, this will not lead us to the result that we're hoping for. Because obviously what happens is people get influenced by this world, we're living in this world, we have to live in this world, we don't have any choice until we die. This is this

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technology, this is where we have to live, I guess, is trying to change that. So whether we like it or not, basically, this is where we're going to have to live.

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And some people when they look at their lives, and you know the struggles that they go through and how much they have to work or how much effort they have to put in, maybe even for their daily needs. They might think this is a reflection of their relationship to us.

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And they might get, as I said, convinced that to get ahead in this world, or to have more of this world is the goal, or is a sign that alisson 100 God is pleased with that person. But if you look at the Quran, and you look at the headings of the process,

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it'll give us a different perspective on this Judea and it will make us understand exactly what we mean when we say Sultan Medina and I'm citing or at least make us understand the great aspects of it. Because as I said, it is not this rule that we're talking about. That is the most important thing. Allah subhanho wa Taala says in the Quran Lama having high academia he will not

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when

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he has a pay one, that kind of

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Allah subhana wa tada says that and this worldly life is not but diversion and amusement, and indeed the home of the hereafter. That is the true and eternal life If only they knew.

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So this life, Allah subhanaw taala describes it as no will.

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And guard is actually with respect. Basically, with respect to the party, when you read these verses, you have to understand that these worldly things when I listen, I don't have time to describe them this level. This is no disrespect to the kuffaar because actually, the results that they get out of it is nothing more than what you get from playing the music doesn't produce anything.

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But with respect to the believers,

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and higher to Julia, this whole life is a place for them to act and work to get the results in the house. So it is much more than just a play thing or sports and silver. And it is listening upon if you read some of the pieces you're speaking about, in general, how the performer how the disbelievers do this life. But otherwise, this worldly life has a great importance to it. It is the place for which we are working to prepare ourselves for the gap to please Allah subhana wa Tada. So it is much more than just level or lab. But again, this is how the basically because the disbelievers do not get any long run results. It becomes nothing more than simply placing and pass

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them for them.

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Well listen Hannah with data also reminds us that we have to be aware though, of this whole life. Allah subhanho wa Taala refers to it as Gina something very attractive, something very annoying.

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So it's as easy for people to get into that job of especially since it's in front of them and it's something that they're experiencing now. As opposed to the half is something they haven't seen something they haven't experienced it yet.

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is easy sometimes for people to get trapped into giving preference to this life over the years.

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Many times you have a choice in what you're going to do. And that choice is going to involve

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either doing something that is pleasing to Allah subhanaw taala this will lead to you more in the hereafter and Allah subhanho wa Taala being peaceful, you are doing something to make anything get you something in this life, but it will not be pleasing to Allah.

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Allah subhanho wa Taala. So this

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is a junior will ask him

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wall. And if someone is completely rational, actually, in his actions, he will never fall into this trap. All of a sudden, what Tyler tells us is you give preference to the world to life. But the Hereafter is better and more or less.

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As a rational person weighs the two he will never actually fall for giving purpose to this little device doing something that will be just pleasing to Allah.

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And furthermore, is someone who's seeking this life

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and not realizing what is the real lemma from Allah subhana wa Tada, as we said, Listen, I don't work out and they give them a display. Well, that's kind of what God gives this world

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to many people, because as you said, this is not the world. And this is not the realm

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that is the most important and in fact, it is not even the most important to St. Thomas and with that,

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because the pharmacist has told us located in Julia guided in the leg in a hot mess of Capitol Minnesota, but

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the social and said that is this whole life just Junior more equivalents can almost say even to the wing of the mosquito, he would not have given a disbeliever even a drink of water.

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And if this Mozilla was doing what can you do with a wing of mosquito I mean, you need these two wings to fly.

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This is Annie lawless and without a site was as much as a window mosquito and if the things of this life

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more of real importance. And so therefore this manner without or would have placed real importance on the things of this life. And remember, these are the things that people die over and fight over and, and live their whole lives just trying to get these things in this world. If these things will work, just even we have a mosquito Allah subhana wa tada would not have given those disbelievers those people don't believe in him don't worship Him. Allah subhana wa tada would not have given them even a drink of water.

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Well, listen, I know what data also tells us in the Quran. Man, can you read the letter?

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Manisha kleemann read to Madonna labu Johanna Marius mahatmas woman missoura women are lucky that there was

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a moment for a Kenyan sorry homeschool. Allah subhanho wa Taala says And whoever desires the immediate and in other words the world we live in, we hasten for him from it. What we will do when we can and then we are made for him how which will encourage him to grow censored in Spanish. But whoever desires to hear after and exerts the upper do to it while he is a believer, it was those his efforts is ever appreciated by Allah Allah. So Allah subhanho wa Taala is telling us that if someone wants this life and there's a verse in the Quran has some of the many if someone wants this life, Allah subhanaw taala may give it to him.

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But the believer recognizes that this is larger than me, this is not the blessing that he is seeking from Allah subhana wa Tada. This is not the actual blessing that he's seeking from Alison Hill seeking that blessing that will leave lead to his good both in this life and the hereafter. And that blessing of course is to be guided to the scraper to be given the land to be given the strength to give him the will to follow this path to be pleasing to Allah subhanaw taala.

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And in fact, there's a Hadith of the prophets I send them which is very much related to what we're speaking about and these both of these verses here, word

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the procession and said proofing dunya can make a leap. Oh, I would obviously be

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policy should be in this world as if you're a stranger or traveler along the path.

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Be in this world as if you're a stranger or traveler along the path.

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This headed we could get a lot of points from but it is showing us again when we say sort of Dennis Rodman was talking we are reaffirming that we have a

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Do we have a path we're trying to get somewhere.

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And this is something that the Muslim should always remember, that he's trying to get somewhere, is trying to get to the ultimate pleasing of Allah Subhana with that, and the ultimate reward from Allah Subhana Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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So if you are always conscious of the fact that you're on this, you're trying to be on a path

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to something, and you're trying to reach the destination of the path. And the result of this path, of course will be being with those people whom Allah subhanaw taala plus.

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If you're always conscious of this fact, then well, as we spoke about, we spoke about the sort of thing that will keep you from diverting yourself from those things which are most important.

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And you always have in your mind, what what is it that you need to reach your final destination, you're not concerned about any stuffs in between or being distracted by the things that this world

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has told us we should be in this world as if we are either stranger because this is not our home. And we are worried we are strangers, because this is not our home, this is not where we want to be, wants to be in general. And we don't want to be fixed to this earth and to this horrible life. Because once you take this as your home and you take it as something you really want to be and this is where you want to be, then it becomes difficult for you to do what Allah subhana wa tada wants you to do.

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If you get stuck to this earth, then it becomes difficult to sacrifice for the sake of the listener. Because every time you sacrifice you're giving up something of this world that you want to be so if you consider this your home, you're going to have a difficult time doing the things to please

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but if you don't consider this your home, you consider yourself a stranger here you don't belong here. This is not your world. Your world is the world with the realm with Alyssa Hannah without and didn't.

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You always remind me of the fact that you are on a path and you're just passing through this world to towards your destination and inshallah you will

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be conscious of what you're doing and you will lead yourself to action will be pleasing to us.

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Now before I finish this concept of the attitude towards what is the real NEMA from Allah subhana wa tada and what is it that we should be really seeking. Because when you make this drop, in every slot, you are asking Allah subhanaw taala you want to receive this NEMA from Allah subhana wa Tada. And as we talked about last time you want to behave and be acting, and believing like those people who receive Islam.

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And those people again.

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And we talked about their characteristics. We talked about the Libyan the prophets, we talked about the Shahada,

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the sincere ones, the Shahada, and the solid one.

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And one of their characteristics that you see in almost all of them is they're putting Allah subhanaw taala first, and they're willing to sacrifice for the sake of Allah.

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And when you go and make this draw, you're asking a listen, I don't want to do this, you want to be like them, he wants to be on their path, and on their path means behaving and acting

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like them, trying to be like them trying to emulate them.

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Now having said all this is one point, I just like to add. And this is a point that Aeroplan has made. And I think it's a very important point with respect to

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the concept of dogma and the concept of not necessarily in the sense of

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power, trying to call others to be better inshallah, and closer to Allah subhanaw taala. But also with respect to ourselves.

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Many times, for example, if someone gives a book about this Junior, the nature of this Junior, which is the real Yama from Allah subhanaw taala. These different kinds of narrations from the palaces and from the south and so forth, are usually stressed.

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And these are usually narrations which are related to the fact of kind of being indifferent to this world.

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You can almost say, renouncing, this little Johnny in your heart is not connected to this world.

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And this should be a goal of the Muslim and if he can raise themselves above this.

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So he's not affected by what happens to him with respect to worldly things. The only thing that affects him and really concerns His heart is whether or not he's doing something that is pleasing to us. And

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if you're hearing about that nature, or if you read like some of the Muslim scholars, this could be very depressing. If you're not at that level.

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And this is a this is a level that we should seek to achieve. And one of the things actually that we get

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For making this dry when we make this drought So Dr. Levine and I'm sorry, can

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you ask Allah subhana wa tada to take you to a certain way of being a certain level.

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And these are the best people that are right the prophets, the martyrs, the sincere, the righteous, these are the best people there are.

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So you are asking us, not our Daddy, you are at least showing the intention showing the desire. Because if you're making this draw without intention without desire doesn't doesn't mean anything.

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But if you're making this job sincerely, you are showing that you want to be from among the best, or try to be at least you have the intention and the will, and the desire to be from among those people who are the best.

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You shouldn't be satisfied with anything less than that. Actually, if you're making this dark, you're listening.

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And you're looking at yourself, honestly. And you find that you are short of the way the province behave, the way the sincere behavior, the way the markets behave the way the righteous behave.

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You're making this go out to Allah subhanho wa Taala, then you find that you are short of how those people behave, and you don't care, you're satisfied.

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That means there's something wrong with the way you're making this job. There's something wrong in your heart when you make this job. Because you're asking Allah subhanaw taala Make me like these people, but in reality, then you look at yourself and you say, Okay, I'm not like these people, but it's okay. I'm going to accept it, I'm going to have the lamb, you know, staying within the boundaries of Islam. And that's good enough for me.

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That means this Job's not sincere.

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Unless you serious that these are, as we talked about this last time, these are really role models, these are really the people you want to emulate.

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And you want to be like them. Unless you serious about that, then this guy is not serious.

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And if it's not too serious, on your part is not really in your heart, then don't be surprised if Allah subhanaw taala does not respond to you by us in your job, and making him like them.

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Because in reality, it's not really what you want is not really shiny, maybe we're making this drop, only because Allah subhana wa tada has commanded us to make this drop.

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And I think this is unfortunately, if we take the Muslim home as a whole, probably that would be the case with many people

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that are making this job. Just because Allah subhana wa tada has commanded us to make this

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without really having in their hearts desire to have this job.

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To be like the prophets and the sincere in the margins for every spoke about maybe even some people don't even know who these people are that they're asking making drugs.

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And it's not even that important for them to figure out who these people are. Just this is alleged commanders make this. And then

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maybe if they are at least considering going to the salons and making this up, maybe I'll listen to Tyler as it is, because it is a city close to the source,

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and actually bring them inshallah to these levels.

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But that is, as I said, that is the goal that Muslims should try to aspire to. And when they make this draw, they should remind themselves, that they have a goal, they have a certain way that they want to be. And they keep asking, listen, I know what God has to help them be that way. But in the meantime, if they cannot reach that goal.

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Now they have a conflict in their life. Because they hear, for example, hippies, or they read some of the scholars telling them to renounce this Jr. and at the same time, they have to live in the studio.

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They have to take care of the studio and the studio is affecting them.

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Maybe they are enjoying some things that this no one ever said, how I'm doing things of this journey of the purposes of them, enjoy some things that he told us what are the most beloved things to him of the student?

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What if someone doesn't understand this concept completely, it could actually harm them. And they think they're supposed to be one way. And they're not that way.

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And they may think that they're never going to be like that. So therefore they kind of give up. So identify him, as I said,

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he has a passage, which I think is very important with respect to as I said, Tao with respect to how we can look and judge ourselves.

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He's talking to people about adunni in the place of genuine kind of renouncing or being indifferent to these worldly things.

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He said if you understand how life works,

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now he's talking about the masses of people I was I message people.

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He said if someone understands life, he knows that he cannot urge all the people to abandon the secular their worldly interests.

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Because they cannot put the majority of people they're not at that level where they're not consuming

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With this Jr. They're not into this Guinea to some extent.

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So even a Muslim, this is the point basically, that he's going to make, for even a Muslim may not reach that level where he is indifferent to this, to this world he loved like the province of Saddam is not like the superior, he hasn't reached that level.

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But even if they don't reach that level, even if a person does not reach that level, at the very least

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while he's pursuing his worldly interests, while he's taking care of his worldly interests, at the very least he can avoid and renouncing and things which are hum.

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So even if you are basically you're not at that level, where you are literally just interested in what's happening to you from a worldly point of view, at the very least, you have to get up

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and hold present so that you can get to the stronger level that you will not be worried about this worldly things. But to get to that higher level is something good and recommended. Obviously, it should be a goal. But to avoid sin is an obligation on every Muslim.

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So being involved in the worldly things, does not necessarily mean that you're seeing

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you maybe haven't reached a certain level, which is a better level, but inshallah you're not committing a sin just by taking care of your needs. But while you're taking care of your worldly needs,

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you have to make sure that you're avoiding sin.

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Again, even if you're not at, as we said, This level of these people whom we described whom we're asking Allah subhanaw taala to guide us through, we still have the obligation to abstain from sin. So then in the plan goes on says that it is difficult for someone to abstain from sin, it is difficult for someone to abstain from sin. So now we're talking about not even that higher level, not being concerned about this dunya

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we're talking about those people who are taking care of that duty and maybe have some attachments to the junior.

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And on top of that there are too many

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enterprises that didn't what should be done.

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So these are all things are selling out there to help us stay along the straight path and be having a listen without our answer this job for us. In the claim recommends this one should endeavor to encourage the love of God by reminding them of his blessing. His favours his gifts, the protection of his attributes, and his majestic traits. So if someone finds himself, for example, that he is committing sin, and he's finding it difficult for him to remove himself from that sin,

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because sin in general basically, is this something that the person writes, from I was getting some pleasure from that act.

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But he's forgetting at the same time about the one whom he is displeased.

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For example of someone who drinks alcohol, he might think she's getting some pleasure from that alcohol. But if he were to think about who it is he's displeasing,

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that may make him think twice about drinking that alcohol. And the more he knows about all this,

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the more he thinks about Allah subhanaw taala the more he's reminded about the list of 100 Tada, the more he's reminded about the blessings that Allah subhanaw taala has given him and the professionalism and the reward for those that are listening to what Allah gives to those who obey Him, the more is reminded about Allah subhanho wa Taala and increases his love of Allah subhanaw taala

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then that should help him inshallah decrease in his sins,

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when the love of God is something natural in the hearts of appliances. And so, when this love is increased, the person will find it easier to renounce sin and to no longer persist in it and to stay away from it.

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even beyond that, if he continues to increase his knowledge or listen to what God and his local data, then he will give the pleasure of Allah subhana wa tada preference over this world. So we continues in this path, he will inshallah eventually end up like those people who will listen I know God has blessed in that path that we are talking about.

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So this path, as we said, it is the path of those whom Allah subhana wa tada is blessed. And among those people along this path,

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as we spoke about before, we have many people who have different levels. We have those role models that we're trying to emulate the four categories that we discussed last time, the processes and seeing the martyrs and the races.

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And as I said, the bounty that they received the real donkey, the ultimate donkey from Allah subhanaw taala is the bounty of a man

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And when you realize that that, as I mentioned last time, when you say,

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the 100 ila, and each Raka, you recognize the fact actually a feeling of expressing thanks and gratitude towards the list of our data will be stronger.

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But one thing that we have a tendency to fall into a trap that we have a tendency to fall into,

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is that we take this bounty of Islam, and we take this belt, he will listen to $1 of knowing Allah subhanaw taala. And knowing the straight path,

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it is very common that we take this donkey for granted.

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What I mean, but obviously what I mean by that is that

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as I said, this is the greatest bounty that we that we can receive from Allah subhanaw taala, the bounty of being guided to him.

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It is greater than anything that anybody could get from this world.

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Yes, this fact alone. And I hope that all of you agree with me on that on that point. Okay. I'm going to assume that all of you agree with me he's getting up earlier, maybe he doesn't

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agree with me.

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If you recognize that this is the greatest dossier, then the question you should ask yourself is how often have you turned to Alyssa Hannah Watada and express your love for Allah subhanho wa Taala. And you gratitude to all of us not only for the fact that he has guided you to Islam and made you a Muslim.

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It This is the greatest don't see that we can receive. And we are admitting that back. This is the greatest bounty that we can receive. We should be asking ourselves, if we recognize this as the greatest bounty, how can we have and really turn to Allah subhana wa Tada. Or we don't continue to centralist on our data. And thank Allah subhanho wa Taala that she has given us.

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And as we live in the world, especially as we live in the world nowadays, this bounty should be, you know, even clearer and clearer in ours.

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As we see the disbelievers we should be even more more thankful to Allah subhanaw taala and more more humble to Allah subhanho wa Taala. And then more submissive to this man with data that she has given us this bounty of knowing the straight path, and no one is left.

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Now there are a lot of people in this world who go out and they worship cows, their worship monkeys.

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There's a place in one country where they have a statue of the male, sexual organ, and people worship.

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Don't you think that you should say to all almost 100 Allah subhanho wa Taala has guided me to Islam and I don't believe like this.

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Because we could be like never homeless men are talented enough to guide us.

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How many people in the world today in worship a human being

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sees the Son of God between all the teams that he was being submitting to human beings.

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How many people in the world today think that they have evolved from a it's

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not nothing more than a

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notice what they think is I don't know what kind of psychological effect they could have on a human being.

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He just evolved for me.

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This is really what you believe in what's the point of emphasis.

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Because if you're just an ape, you know, just one step above an eighth. And by the way, I don't know why we haven't evolved further because it doesn't look like it's working the way we have it right now. And it was just kind of dry for an upper, more greater thing, if there's such thing as this, this theory of evolution.

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Then if you get into, for example, the New Age movements and so forth, and all these kinds of things. If you see how people spend their lives in this world,

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then all of a sudden what God has, has protected us from because he has guided us to the streets.

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And the problems for example, with alcoholism and drugs and all these things. It is obviously afflicted the Muslim moment. But for those people who have been dying to the safe path in general,

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there are hundreds of free and clear of those things.

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But when did they turn to Allah subhanaw taala and think about these things and and think Allah subhanho wa Taala for the kind of blessings that almost

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even among Muslims

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even within the Muslim Ummah, and if you know

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if Alicia Machado has blessed you to know the Quran and Sunnah and Allah subhana wa tada bless you to understand. So hence

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you are actually in a very privileged situation.

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And if you have the ability to read the Quran and understand the Quran, and you have the ability

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To read

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and understand, and so he has something clear in your mind and reality you are in a very privileged situation. And who gave you that privileged situation.

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This is part of the NEMA from Alyson handwerker.

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I said even even with respect to other Muslims, even with respect to those people who should be on the street,

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how many how many Muslims today, for example,

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there was a Muslim country and so recently,

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they have a celebration to the gods of the sea. It's a Muslim country,

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having a celebration to the gods of the scene.

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hamdulillah Allah subhanho wa Taala has guided us to know that all of this nonsense, and this is that greatest blessing that we can receive from others.

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And, obviously, if we recognize that blessing,

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if we recognize what a great blessing This is that God has given us,

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then we want to make sure that Allah subhana wa, tada doesn't take away from us.

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And if we really experienced the joy of what this NEMA is, and recognize it, we want to listen to what God has to make us stronger and

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we want to increase us in this path.

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And when you recognize those days when you turn to Allah subhana wa tada and you say that Villa Sultan was cooking so often that he and and, and daddy him

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to have much more meaning in your heart, every time you make this job

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is to have a much stronger feeling in your heart.

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Because you really recognize what it is. And you recognize what a great balance sheet is from Allah subhanaw taala. So therefore, you're really seeking it with all your hearts, you're really turning fullness around with Allah and hoping to get that belty from Allah

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hamdulillah every, even small points by which you are on set up the most up in

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every small point the oldest man or God has guided you to within Islam, and it is a great blessing for

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me to keep you from all sorts of ignorance, all sorts

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of beliefs, behavior that's a Muslim, and even a human being should not be submitting.

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But as human beings and even Muslims unfortunately do all the time.

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So when you turn to Allah subhanaw taala and make this jar to Allah subhana wa tada

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and you realize what a blessing it is and how that blessing has come to you from Allah subhana wa Tada, your hearts will be filled with a desire that Allah subhanaw taala will keep that for you and will increase you for that.

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And even just the fact that she even just the basics of Islam.

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And it this is a great donkey from Allah subhanho wa Taala this we know who our Creator is. We know what our purposes here. And we know what kind of life we should be living.

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You know, especially, for example, those of you maybe who grew up as Muslims, you've never experienced a time in which you had no clue what you're doing.

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You had no clue who your creators What is your query, you might have had some theories or something, but you had no clue really, who your Creator is,

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what you're doing and what you're supposed to be doing it, you have no clue what's going to happen to you after death.

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You have no clue about how it is you're supposed to behave.

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Many, many people are like this. And if you talk to any, the majority of people who became Muslim, even if they had a religion before, they will know they can tell you that really, they didn't know what they're doing.

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And almost kind of bless them with Islam.

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Those who have never had to live in that way of life and had the experience that also the fact that almost none without a tissue from that confusion

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is also good person.

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So this one part of the sort of right here so Dr. Levine and I'm telling you are recognizing the fact that it is a real Gemma from Allah subhanaw taala It is the only I should say it is the real ultimate Yama and it only comes from Allah subhanho wa Taala, who is blessed those people who we emulate, and we want to listen to with that also to bless us to make us firm and to increase this and this NEMA.

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So every day, we should be thanking Allah subhanaw taala that alisson 100 God has guided us to Islam. When we say 100 I mean this may be part of what it is. We should

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should be considered. And then we asked to look at our data,

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confirm us, HIPAA strong guidance even more, all of these things obviously, are tied together.

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Now, before we leave that point, another aspect of this is that, as I mentioned last time,

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the majority of mankind are not going to be in a diverse crowd make it very clear that majority of mankind are not going to be do not believe.

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And so therefore, we realize that the masses around us, and the influences around this, especially nowadays, are things that could take us away from Islam.

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So number one, we should be very grateful to Allah subhanaw taala that of all those people who are straight from the straight path or who do not know the straight path whatsoever,

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we should be very grateful to Allah subhana wa tada that from among all mankind, Allah subhanaw taala, has shown that nirma has shown that bounty to us to show us what is the straight path to put us on the straight path, and Allah to guide you further along the street.

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I mentioned just one last point about this parts of the surah.

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And this is the point that some of the programmer points out, which I think is not a very strong point by itself. But then when you tie it into many other proofs, then if you tied it all together becomes a maybe something part of a strong destruction,

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alluded to the fact that many of them are they talk about the sort of impact Yeah, has so many bits or pieces, which are reputations of the different different groups of data, like poverty and liberty. And so far, we haven't discussed too much what they said on those aspects. But on this particular aspect, many scholars say that this portion of the sutra and how we understand what it means, this is a reputation of this year.

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And not only is it the reputation of the car, but it is also a confirmation of the history of Islam, you can see

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because here in this verse in the Quran, again, who are those people whom Allah subhanaw taala? Bless. When you go into sort of denisa, you see the four categories of the puppets, the Queen shuhada.

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And if you take the first four columns, and

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start with the first three, for example, if you take the first three columns,

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the first one was overbooked.

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So we're asking Allah subhanaw taala, to show us to guide us to the path of the Prophet after the father says to them guide, the next desk is definitely, and the best of them, of course, is a subject. So let's try to work out is showing us to ask him, to show us their path and to guide us by their path. So after the politician died, the first lever was

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a subject, the first category mentioned and sort of finish that out the profits.

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And the tour after them are almost an ultimate.

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In one time the publisher send them was on the mountain.

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And the mountain shook. And the procession started with his foot and the promises and then said, Felisa, and then you

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just say done

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so on the mountain was the province of Salem, and other record, and almost an

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hour on the mountain. So when the mountain show kabbalists, I said, I'm struck with his late

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and he calls upon you are only a Prophet's a sincere one to give, and to Marcus.

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So the process of them is describing online and offline that they are going to be martyred. And actually, there's another headache that has other Sahaba mentioned similar Hadith having other Sahaba mentioned and once again, the Prophet says Adam said, this was on

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the process, Adam said this, only prophets and significant VEDA upon it, and included a bit that was double bucket armor of mine and also ID. So the policy system is describing also it is a shame. But if you look at the order in which they came, and you look at the order, and sort of hemocytes exactly the same order, so this is not obviously a direct evidence, even though for the person quaking in his ear. He says this is a clear evidence for the nama or the position of abubaker to be the Khalif after the process. They said, it's not

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direct debits. But if you put this evidence with all the other evidences related to this question of who should have been the halifaxes policy and who should have been the leader of the Muslim boom after the power system, yes, if you put it together it becomes something more convincing because this is all from Allah subhana wa Tada, right, especially for the believers who believe that this is all from Allah subhana wa Tada. It is not the coincidence that we asked to be guided to the path of the Napoleon was to deplane with your hijab, and the Muslim Ummah, to the depth of the system chose the first and then the Shahada after us. As believers, we cannot say this was just a coincidence. So

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if you put it all together, this is a sign supporting the collapse of America. This is a point, again, the sum of the amount make. And the fear of that verse, as I said, begin by itself is not really very convincing. But in the light of everything else, it becomes not a coincidence, it's more than coincidence, data may be giving us some more science, for the correctness of the name of a token and also the other philosophical.

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So we have described the straight back into the Mr. Payne, which is the right way it is the straight way. We have also described it by being the path of those who are listening to what God has blessed.

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And now we're going to describe it by its opposite.

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And again, this is all to make it very clear that the straight path is something, as we said, it's not open to kind of like discussing is not something subjective. But it is something clear it is something defined by Allah subhana wa Tada. So after describing it, as the safe path and the path of those without a dress, we then say late in the movie, it him one of bawling.

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And I'll not get into the discussion of simplicity and about the language and exactly what to do. Later, I'll just follow the most common or the strongest opinion.

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One of the things that we notice in life

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is that when you see the opposite of something that makes you appreciate or recognize easier, it's opposite. It doesn't come up very well.

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So we start out with a For example, we know what a is, we have an idea what a is.

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And so here we see it from a positive point of view, we see a has certain qualities, if we all sudden see what b is, and B is the opposite of A

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or C The opposite is something that can make us recognize if we see a again, for example, we not only know as positive traits, but we also know what is not.

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So once you recognize those ways that have strayed from the straight path, those ways of behaving, which are not the straight path that makes it much easier for you to recognize, what is the sector?

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So if the only path, you know, is the straight path, in a general sense, and you don't know what are the ways of those who stay from the state that it makes it more difficult for you. And when you may be tempted to fall in one of those areas, which makes it more difficult for you to recognize, or this is an Eric, wait, I know this sounds Wait, this is wrong because of this, and this and this. And so therefore I'm not going to follow.

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But if you don't know these are ways you might be fooled.

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You might be tricked into something without even realizing that you're now following.

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So if you know something from both is positive what it is, as well as what it is not.

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Then it makes it easier for you to recognize what it is that you should be doing. So this is basically what we're going to be doing next we have now define what it is and now we're going to define what it is not.

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But I think I don't see any reason to start a hearing and break it up next time. So we'll leave that discussion of the last part of it the

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body will start to sell an extension