Parables of the Quran – Parable #16 – The Reality of this Worldly Life 1
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Here in Surah Yunus, Allah subhanho wa Taala gives us the parable of the reality of Elijah to
the reality of the life of this world.
And there are three parables in the Quran that Allah gives us concerning the reality of the life of the dream. This is the first we will we will come across the others later on.
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Allah subhanho wa tada says here in verse 24, of Swords universe,
the life of this world is just like rain that will send down from the sky,
producing a mixture of plants, which humans and animals consume,
then just as the earth Look, it's best perfectly beautified. And it's people think that that they have full control over it. All of a sudden, there comes with our command by night or by day. So we move it down as if it never flourished the day before.
This is how we make the science clear for the people who reflect
now once again, it's very important when you study a certain verse in the Quran
to look at the verses that preceded
and so the verses before the loss of Hannah Montana
talks about how
when the machinery
they would go out to sea, it would travel at sea
in their ships.
And then as they're in the sea, all of a sudden they're hit with a storm
and fierce winds
you start to become fearful
you're afraid now that they're gonna die. They're gonna drown at sea
and there's nowhere for them to go.
So what do they do?
They turn to
the forgettable, their idols that they used to worship at
and all of a sudden, they turn to Allah.
They don't call upon their idols, but they call and they say, gentlemen, how do you learn akuna mina shotgun over if you save us from this,
you save us from this
and we will surely be helpful to you. Meaning that we will worship you alone.
And then Allah says Malema and john, either whom you boo and
then as soon as Allah rescues them
and they're back on land. They transgress unjustly.
Then Omar says, Yeah, you Hannah's in Brazil you can Hannah and Fujiko all mankind. Your transgression is only against your own selves.
You're not doing a lot any harm. When you do something like this, where, when you were in danger and you promised Allah, that you would be grateful if Allah saves you, and then you go back to land after Allah saves you, and you go back to your idol worship, and You transgress, as Allah says here, you're not doing any harm
or self harm. And then Allah says,
There is only brief enjoyment in this worldly life.
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Then after that, it was kind of it gives us this parable
of the reality of the life of this.
And so the message here is,
the message here is almost surely
that your transgression does not hurt us, but rather it hurts your own selves. And that this dunya is short.
And after it's over, after this dunya is over, you're going to be returning to us. You're going to be returning to Allah. Yes. On this day, you are saved. Allah saved. I'll give you another chance.
And you went back to land, you went back home pain,
you go back to your transgression.
Because sugar is a form of transgression, against a law. It's a volume, it's injustice.
You think you,
you think that
you've gotten off the hook,
only a brief
enjoyment, a few more.
few more things.
In this world we'd like that, to us is your return. And we will tell you what we used to do.
So after that, what gives us this parable describing how short this dunya is.
And here was a parent who basically the parable that Allah gives us is that he compares the life of this dunya. To Earth
when it is full of lush greenery.
Like today, you go outside, you see how beautiful it is?
how green it is outside,
especially if you go out into the woods into the wilderness wilderness.
How beautiful it is
full of life.
And so just like when rain is sent down to the earth,
become lush and green.
Because when do we see this greenery in the spring and then in the summer, but in the winter?
Was there any green UI now
When the rain came down in the spring and in the summer When the rain came down?
Because life plans to grow and greenery to come out producing all kinds of vegetation.
Now imagine a farmer who has a farm
and he sees this greenery, his farm.
He thinks he's done it. He has it all.
And now the summer is finishing and it's time to harvest collect my fruit.
All of a sudden at this point, Watson's his command his punishment
and he wiped it all out in a second
leaving nothing in the hands of this farmer.
This is what a law tells us
in this parable
either ohada till Ufa when the earth reaches the peak of its beauty
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becomes beautiful was one Lucia. Unknown Haji Runa Alia.
The people think that you have full control over meaning the farmers
they think that's it. Tomorrow I'm going to go and collect the harvest. They think they have fun
control over, all of a sudden Allah sends his command. But I'm Runa Leyland owner, whether it be in the DEA or in the night, but your honor horseweed and amps, and we make it
we bring it down to the ground,
it had not flourished only the day before.
And so, likewise is the life of this dunya which we are deceived by its beauty and its glitter.
Thinking that this is the ultimate enjoyment, and we have full control over the life of this dunya.
And as they say, you have one life to live, so enjoy it.
So this is similar to a loss of Hannah who Allah
tells us concerning
us have an agenda in Surah. Column A was a parent of which Allah tells us of these three brothers who had a garden
they were very stingy and they didn't want to share their harvest with with the poor people.
In abalone, abalone Harbor, Jana is oxa moolah mahama. specie they went to sleep at night. And they swore they said tomorrow morning is the day of harvest, we're going to go and collect our fruits.
While our noon, they did not say in sha Allah, Akbar family, her party from Rebecca home now even though they're into the garden, a punishment from from a lot while they were asleep.
Because sorry, it became reduced to ashes.
So here was a parent who is waking us up to reality, and telling us
that this worldly life
And it will one day suddenly come to an end suddenly,
just like that garden
they never expected that to happen. All of a sudden,
it was gone. Like why is this life of me and you? One day it will come to an end. And when it does, it will come to an end suddenly,
no one knows when he will die, none of us.
And so what we thought that we had full control over
the life of this dunya
it will vanish in a split second, when the command of a walk comes. And then there is no returning. That's it.
Yes, you do only have one life.
But don't let them to deceive you and tell you you only have one life to enjoy, but rather, remember, only have one life. So make sure
that live it
according to how you want to live your eternal life.
Among the lessons that we learned from this parable is first of all,
the nature of this dunya
is that it disappears quickly.
And it's pleasures are temporary.
Each and every single one of us
whenever we enjoy something of the journey,
whether it be in Holland, or in Herat.
What do we notice? That our enjoyment? Yes, we enjoy it.
it was temporary.
It lasted for
a few moments.
And then that's it.
That is the nature of the life of this dunya
its enjoyment is temporary. It doesn't last for that long.
And so this should serve as a reminder for any sane person,
not become diluted by it.
We enjoy the life of this world and it's a glitter and it's glamour facing accurate
without realizing its temporary nature.
The second lesson that we learn is
That the dunya is something
it will leave you or you will leave it.
that is the reality of the
Father, it will leave you.
meaning you're very rich, have all the wealth in the dunya.
And all of a sudden, it's taken away from you.
And tomorrow you're, you're begging people for money.
And this is not something that anyone has control over.
It's not in our hands. But rather it is a law who gives, and it is a lot of takes away.
So either the dunya will leave you.
You know, maybe today you have the fanciest of cars,
the most expensive of watches, wounds,
the most beautiful of women.
But one day,
it will, it will leave you,
your wife will leave you maybe
your wealth, you'll lose it.
So either the dunya leaves you or you will leave the dunya.
And either of these can happen at any time.
Either of these can happen at any time. Though that intelligent one, he never relies on the junior that he had.
Because either way, you're going to become separated.
So why? Why are you so attached to it?
Why are you so attached to something that is either going to leave you or you are going to leave it
and the second is going to happen without a doubt. The first it may happen, the junior leaving us, it may happen, it may not happy with the second, for sure you're up to every single one of us we will have to leave the dunya
if that is the reality of the dunya it will one day become separated from us then why are we so stretched to it. We spend years and years building our house.
And then we settle into our house in this dunya.
And it is only a matter of years before. That's it, we have to depart from this reunion this house that we spent an entire lifetime building.
And so the intelligent one does not focus on building his house in this dunya. But rather he focuses his intention
on his attention on building for his house in
the third lesson that we learned is
that we should prepare for our assets from today. Because death can come at any time.
to prepare for our accurate from today.
without any delay.
Almost all of us
we leave off.
We leave off commitment to the dean.
commitment, devotion to a wall we leave it off for a day that may never come.
We say you know what, when I get older
when I'm retired, I'll have all the time to send in a message
to do good deeds to worship a lot.
But do you know you will live to the age of 6070 or 80?
What guarantee Do you have of that? And so don't delete for a deed.
And so what you have in your hands is the present. Your past has gone.
You can't change your past
and your future is something uncertain.
You can die today you can die tomorrow. You can die next week. You can die next. You can die next year. You can die 10 years from now.
It's not something that we
and that's why Allah says right away in the next verse here in Surah culus
after mentioning this parable right after that, what does the law say? One law who yeah do Ella daddy salami. Why Yeah. Howdy Manisha.
And Allah calls in invite Daraa Salaam
dar Salam is one of the names of
Allah calls us to death.
dar Salam is the place of safety.
It is the place of peace.
The place of serenity of security.
Allahu Allah dari Salah,
stocky and guides, whoever he wills the strict path. So Daraa Salaam is the place in which
you will not worry about a single thing.
Nothing to fear or grief over peace and serenity.
And so, build for that, please
build for it for today. Don't delay it for a day that may never come. We ask Allah subhanahu wa tada to grant us is the corner, steadfastness upon his strict path, and to make us from among those whose only concern is the accuracy. And
what Allah subhanho wa Taala has in store for us. We ask Allah Subhana Allah do not make us from among those things after the dunya continuously
until the viola takes a winner so
we ask Allah to grant beneficial knowledge from a walk with 700 Amina Mohammed while Angie was off busy regimen and I'm alikum warahmatu Allahi wa barakato