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last week we mentioned one of Allah's names,
one of four names and this particular name
indicated Allah's Highness above his creation and that is Allah's Name Avaya,
the most apparent or the manifest or the one who is Hi, above.
And so Allah subhanahu wa Tada says, who will who will ask
for VA hero Abelton he is the first that he is the last and He is the Most High and the most near.
And I had mentioned that Allah being high. Above is one of his characteristics that we will talk more about when we come to
Allah's Name of Allah Ali. So tonight and shout Allahu Taala we're going to cover three names of Allah
all of which indicate Allah His Highness.
And so these three names are Bella Ali,
and Allah Mata Han
Li Li, Allah Allah and Allah Bhutan
and so, all three names
one common root
in the Arabic language
and that is Isla
and the attribute of Lulu
so as for Al Ali, it has been mentioned in the Quran several times, eight times it has been mentioned and each time it was mentioned combined with another name of Allah.
And so for example,
in AYATUL kursi when I flew for buena Wahoo. Well Isley allows me
and he is an ollie and Alavi.
And it is commonly mentioned with LKB
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Well and Allahu Allah Ali you will carry
and Allah is Allah Ali Al Karim, this is where to Hajj.
As for Allah Allah
so Allah Ali means the high and the highly the high as for Allah, it means the highest
and it has been mentioned twice in the Quran
once in which Surah
Surah Al Al, that was named after this name of allah sub B his Murghab Bickle. Allah.
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The Name of your Lord who is Allah the highest
and the other time it has been mentioned also in Jews
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As for Elmo tahan it has only been mentioned once.
And that is in surah two right Surah two rod.
In verse nine Allah subhanho wa Taala says, a highly Mojave was showerhead that will cabbie rule Moutere high.
Highly below will you be was shahada al Kabir al Mahan, he is the knower of the,
the shahada, the scene and alive, the unseen and he is
LKB and a metalhead.
So what does it mean? That Allah subhanho wa Taala is high and elevated
basically, in the Arabic language,
it means to be high
in many different
And all of these apply to ALLAH SubhanA who were time.
And so Allah subhanahu wa taala is high himself
above his creation, and we spoke about this last week, Allah subhanho wa Taala himself
is high and this is referred to as a Lou at that
the Rulu the highness of his very self,
above his creation, above his throne,
and so he is not in his creation.
He is separate from his creation, He created the creation
not within him, but separate from him.
We cannot say that Allah is inside of his creation.
So where is a lot Allah is above his creation.
And this has mentioned Allah subhanho wa Taala mentioned it that he rose above his throne.
He settled above his throw
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and Allah subhanho wa Taala is also he is also attributed with Lou
And so he is high in his status
and his attributes are the highest and the loftiest.
And so when you say someone,
he has a high position, let's say in society.
This is known as the aloo Elkader.
Or maybe he has lofty and high characteristics.
So Allah subhanho wa Taala likewise has the highest of characteristics, the loftiest of attributes. And so Allah subhanho wa Taala
says, well, Illa Hill metal Allah,
wa who will Aziz will Hakeem, into Allah belongs the highest attribute, the highest, the loftiest
and Allah subhanho wa Taala is also attributed with Lulu we'll call her
and so he is high and supreme in authority.
subjugating everyone else.
He is high and supreme, in his control in his authority.
And so, someone who is a king for example,
everyone else is below him, he is above them in that sense, not in the physical sense but
in the sense of subjugating them, making them to be below him. And so Allah subhanho wa Taala also
is higher bar but rather he is the highest
in authority in subjugating.
So in all senses, Allah subhanho wa Taala is high above. And that's what these three names allude to. And Holly, Allah, Allah and Allah muta Han.
So we said, Allah subhanho wa Taala is attributed with the aloo at that.
The highness of his very essence of his very self
and Awasum how
Hotel is attributed with Lou
Elkader high in status in his attributes, and he's attributed with Lou alcohol
the highness of his authority
the last two are Lou Carter and Lou alcohol is something that there was never any disagreement upon in this.
And so everyone agrees that Allah subhanahu wa Tada has the highest of attributes, and Allah, He is the highest in command in authority.
But the first one I knew was that this is where there was much controversy.
And there were different views.
But the view of the Sonowal Jenner
which is based on the position held by
the setup of our OMA from the Companions, the Sahaba, in a tablet or even in the Tibetan, the aim of the Allahu anhu,
their position was one and that is that Allah subhanho wa Taala is attributed with the aloo ADAT that he is himself
high above his creation.
But obviously when we say that, when we say that Allah is High above his creation,
we mean that he is himself high above his creation, in a manner that is unknown to us.
So we don't delve into
how is Allah high above?
If he is high above, is he
you know, are we limiting Him to time and space we don't get into that.
We simply accept what Allah and His Messenger have told us about Allah
and His Highness.
And we leave it at that without going into the details.
And this is something this is a position that is based on so many evidences from the Quran and from the Sunnah. And from the statements of the best of generations the companions and those who follow them.
Ask for the Quran, the scholars mentioned that there are over 1000 proofs
in the Quran proving this
and if we were to look at these proofs, we can categorize them
into categories. So for example, one category of proofs is Allah subhanahu wa Tada himself explicitly stating,
that he has that he is high
and it can mean nothing else, except that he himself is high above.
For example, him using the word folk
which means above.
And so Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Well, who will or he will fill chi Verde,
he reigns above
another set of proofs is under the category of
Allah mentioning things going up to him.
So if things go upward to Allah, then it means Allah is above.
So for example, Allah subhanahu wa Tada says, He lay he also Abdul Kalam of the year,
while a hammer of Solly who your father
in Surah Felter Allah subhanho wa Taala says, To him ascend all good words and the righteous deeds elevated
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rise up to him.
Why would Allah say rise up except if it meant that he is above?
Also Allah subhanho wa Taala says Tao hudl mela ecotour Ruhul era
sure to Nataraj in the very beginning verse for the angels and the root meaning Gibreel ascend.
Tao Raj means to ascend to go up to him
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did not kill him they did not crucify him, but rather a lot elevated him, he said to him to Allah
and so many other proofs
of how things ascend up to Allah. The third category are things coming down or Allah sending down from himself.
So the source
is Allah coming down or things Allah sends down. So for example,
Allah has mentioned throughout the Quran,
that this book has been sent down by Allah Newzoo. So Mazoon in the Arabic language means to descend to come down.
So Allah subhanho wa Taala says international Zelina and vichar
It is We Who have sent down the vicar meaning the Quran,
in Nana hula, half moon, and Surah, a hedger verse nine.
The other set of proofs is in the category of Allah mentioning that he is above the heavens
which means to be above the heavens. And so Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Amin to Memphis Center he, a Sefa be common and sort of will make
you feel secure that He who is
above the heavens will not cause the earth to sink with you.
And there are so many other categories that scholars have mentioned, but will suffice with these.
Add to that that even fit a home
even for home,
being who he was.
He understood from the dour of Musa alayhis salam that Musa alayhis salam is calling him to worship a Lord who is above the heavens
and so what did fit I would say
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as bad as Sinhala T for Upali, Roo Illa era he Musa
Farah was mocking
the the ILA the God of Musa
so he says to his minister Harmon, oh, hang on, build me a high tower
so that I could reach the pathways that is about
the pathways leading up to the heavens. And look for the God of Musa.
So he understood, from what Musa Ali Sam was preaching about this, ILA, that he is the ILA who is above the heavens on earth.
And Allah mentions this is sort of the half year, verse 36.
And so among the things that these three names teach us, among the many lessons that we can learn from these three names,
i Li, Allah, Allah and Allah matar is first of all that, believing that Allah subhanahu wa taala is high above it should make one to humble himself
and subjugate himself to Allah.
Which is why
in our sujood, what do we say?
So the HANA OBL?
The position of sujood in our salah is a position of
where you are lowering the most precious part of your body, your face down to the ground, the lowest place you can bring it down to
and then in that position, you're testifying
to the highness of Allah.
And that's why he blocked him he says,
describing Allah with the highness with early at this moment, meaning in the sujood is the most suitable time to say such a thing
because the one making sudo
has lowered himself to the ground on his face. Thus mentioning the highness of his Lord, while he is down.
You're mentioning the highness of Allah, who you're worshiping while you bring yourself down.
He says, just like you mentioned Allah, His greatness. When, in, in which position
in a record
in a position of humility.
You mentioned the greatness of Allah subhana wa WBL are we
so each position in the Salah has a certain vicar
that suits that position.
The second lesson that we learned from these names is
that believing that Allah subhanho wa Taala is the highest and that he reigns in authority.
it should prevent us
from using our authority wrongly.
subjugating others unjustly.
anyone who has any kind of authority
where he is above others
he should be reminded when he knows that Allah is Ali Allah, he should be reminded that I have authority
but I should not subjugate others and wrongly those who are below me.
I shouldn't use my authority
in a manner that Allah is not pleased with because Allah is above me. Yes, I have authority today but Allah has authority over me.
And that's why
Allah subhanho wa Taala describe for the home
using this very tour
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elevated himself Lulu Allah, He elevated himself in the land
and divided its people
into groups vinius Or even his own people.
And so Allah mentioned this in sort of costs in the very beginning.
And so, no one is saved from
unjustly using his authority except one who remembers Allah's authority above him.
And so, no matter how high your authority is, Allah has authority is higher.
Allah has authority is higher. And this is why
in Surah, Nisa
Allah subhanahu wa Tada tells us how to deal with
the ill conduct of women of our wives.
And then Allah subhanho wa Taala mentions
how if they change their ways,
then don't do injustice to them. Don't use your authority unjustly. And then Allah concludes by mentioning his name Allah Ali.
And so in verse 34, swear to Nisa, Allah subhanahu Attallah says we're lucky to have food and shoes or Hoonah for our evil Hoonah was a judo film Odagiri What do you boo
and if you sense ill conduct from your wives, advise them first. The first step is to advise them, admonish them,
then if they persist, do not share their beds.
Then if they persist, then
by hitting them will do a boon
but if they change their wings, Allah says for in a third for in of dynaco
further taboo, alienness Aviva. If they change their ways, do not be unjust to them.
So you still have authority
you could still
continue to try to discipline them
even after they've changed their ways.
Why saying don't do that? And then Allah says in the law, how can I Legion Kabira?
Indeed, Allah is Isley.
He is the Most High End and Cubby Cubby, Iran, he is the greatest.
And this reminds us that in the Quran, we notice what we know is that Allah always concludes at with certain names.
And it's not just like that randomly.
There's always a meaning behind it. There is always something behind it. Sometimes it's very clear.
And sometimes it's subtle. And the scholars of TFC are the ones who bring out the subtle meanings as we can see here.
So if you're wondering, Why did Allah conclude by saying that he is allinial career,
then thinkable Allah mentioned earlier.
The third lesson that we learn from
these names is
that one who knows Allah subhanho wa Taala is a highly an Allah Al Matan. It should make him to only fear Allah, and not to fear others.
Not to fear the created beings. And so no matter how much authority someone has, no matter how much power someone has,
Allah's power and authority is higher than theirs.
And that's why this is the test of the true believers.
The test of the believers,
that Allah puts them through
is to see whether they will
command the good and forbid the evil, and speak the truth, even if
even if it is
to those who have authority
and, and tyrants
to command the good and forbid the evil.
Also to will jihad against the enemies of Islam, even if they have more power, even if they are more powerful
than us. Why? Because the true believer does not fear the creation
no matter how powerful they are, but rather he fears Allah and he understands this is a duty from Allah that I have to fulfill.
And so if we were to look at the scholars of Islam throughout the ages, we see that they didn't fear
they did not fear the authority
that was over them. When it came to the deen of Allah subhanho wa Taala and commanding what is right and forbidding what was wrong.
And they knew the consequences of it. That I am going to be
I'm going to be in prison, I'm going to be tortured. I may even be killed for speaking the truth.
But they went ahead and did it. Why because they do not fear.
They do not fear the creation but rather they feared Allah who is above the creation.
Finally, among the lessons that we learned from these names is concerning or Lu Elkader.
Allah has attributes being the highest and most supreme.
When we say that, to Allah belong the highest and loftiest of,
of qualities or attributes of description.
It also means that Allah is free of any negative attributes. Allah is free of any
in his attributes,
and this is why Allah subhanho wa Taala often says in the Quran often uses the term. So the Hannah who were to Allah
and we also say that Allah subhanahu wa Tada
what does it mean?
So Johanna, is to speak.
And what it means is that you are declaring a lot to be free, to be free of what to be free of imperfection.
And to Allah is what we have been talking about. To hide a comes from Bhutan. One of the names of Allah
So it means a lot is high above.
So so the Hannah who Attalla means Allah is free.
Allah is free of what they attribute to Him of imperfection. And he is high above what they say about Allah
is why Allah says Subhana wa Tada in this context in the Quran.
And so for example, Allah says,
so the Hannah who were to Allah, I'm now yaku Luna, no one can be wrong.
It sort of Surat first 43
glorified. So the HANA Allah is High above, Allah is free and highly exalted, highly above,
above what they claim, so Allah is free of what they claim and high above what they claim.
And Allah says, in many different places in the Quran, so the Hannah who what ALLAH
SubhanA wa Taala I'm usually called.
Allah is free and high above what they associate with him of partners.
And so when we affirm attributes of perfection for Allah, we are also negating attributes of imperfection for Allah subhanahu wa taala.
And so these are some of the lessons that we learn from these three names. Ali, Allah and Allah matar. I ask Allah subhana wa Tada to make it to have been of benefit
allow us to learn what benefits us for both our dunya and our Ashira and that which gets us closer to him subhanho wa Taala through these names, to these beautiful names and lofty attributes of his Subhana wa Subhana Allah who will be Huntik Mashhad Allah, Allah and Mr. Furukawa to be like SallAllahu wasallam Allah and Amina Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi edge marine was Salam Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh