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Moving on to the next parable,
this parable, Allah subhanahu wa tada presents it in Surah, Ibrahim.
And here a lot presents two parables back to that.
Two parables of two opposites.
And so the first parable that we we have before us here in Salt, Ebrahim is concerning the parable of the believer,
the parable of the believer and the foundation
that the moment that the believer stands on
and so Allah subhanahu wa tada says, Do you not see how a lot presents a parable?
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and then Allah mentions the parable.
A good word like a good tree.
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a good word like a good tree, whose route is firmly fixed, and its branches are high in the sky.
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This tree, it produces fruit all the time, meaning it all seasons by the will of its Lord, while durable LaHood antalet nasira lomita the Quran and Allah presents parables for the people, so that perhaps they will be reminded.
here Allah subhanho wa Taala compares
el Kalima to Yuba, the good word to
a good tree. What is a good word? The good word is basically
the Kadima of a shad
the calima of law law.
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also the believer, a lot compares the believer the woman to the good tree.
So, what is this retreat?
That Allah subhanho wa Taala is talking about here.
This call is of Tafseer differed,
some said it means any good tree that produces fruit.
But others they specified it and said it refers to specifically
inala the date palm tree
and this is based on Hadith
narrated by even rumor or the Allah and Houma
that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said the example of the men of the believer is like a green tree.
The leaves of which do not fall
a green tree
Whose leaves do not fall.
So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam here described a tree, but he did not specify it
as if he was asking the Sahaba around him to guess what tree it is. So that's what the people did the Sahaba they started guessing, some said, it is such and such three other said, it is such and such three.
So, even a remark the narrator of this Hadith, he says,
I was also guessing in my mind, and I had guessed that it was the date palm tree.
But I was young at the time, he was a young boy at the time.
And he says, I felt too shy to answer because I was among the elders of the Sahaba. So, it was not befitting for me to,
to interject, and you know, give the answer in this way
out of respect for my elders.
So, when no one
came with the correct answer, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam said, it is a novela it is the date palm tree, the professor Sallam said it is the date palm tree. Later on, it'd be normal.
He adds, that I mentioned it to my father later on, or homework for the long run. And aroma rhodiola when he said,
I wish you had said it.
I wish you had said it, if you had said it, I would have preferred that over
such and such other dounia.
Meaning, you know,
it would have been
something for me to be proud of that my son, you know, got the answer correctly.
And so based on this Hadith, we learn that
which represents the believer is the date palm tree based on this hadith and based on
those scholars of Tafseer, who said that specifically it is history.
And so coming back to the area, coming back to the verse, just like a good tree produces good fruits. Likewise,
the kalama of a tawheed it produces good deeds.
is the resemblance that Allah subhanho wa Taala is making here.
And so every single good beneficial deed that Allah is pleased with.
It results from the Shahada from the element of a Torx head that originates where that originates in the heart.
So just like a tree, it originates
roots that go deep that run deep into the ground.
likewise, the kalama of a Toshi
it is the roots firmly fixed in the ground, producing fruits, producing good deeds.
here we have
three things here we have three things that Allah subhanho wa Taala compared, here we have three things a lot compared.
Because Allah mentions here in this,
in this method in this parable, Allah mentions several descriptions of this tree.
The first description Allah mentions is that also who has habit
that its roots are firmly grounded, firmly fixed, the second description
will follow who have its center, and its branches
are high in the sky.
And the third description to akula could be in Europa, it gives fruits at all time.
Meaning through all the seasons is given fruits.
So these are three descriptions. Now what are they compared to?
As for the roots that are firmly fixed, then it is the man
is firmly rooted in the heart of the believer.
As for the branches high in the sky,
then that resembles the good deeds that are going up to the heavens.
That is based on Allah subhanahu wa tada when he said, Elaine, he also had to tell him
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Allah subhana wa tada says
to him, Subhanahu wa tada I send good words
and righteous deeds, the rains, these good words, meaning that our righteous deeds, they are
rising up to Allah subhana wa Tada.
Good words, and also good deeds, they ascend up to Allah Subhana. Who, what?
So here when Allah mentions that the tree, its branches are high in the sky, that resembles good deeds going up to the heavens, and the third, producing fruits all the time.
Meaning that this tree is always producing and yielding fruits.
As long as the man is strong in the heart of the believer, then he is always continuously producing good deeds, just like the tree that continuously
produced produces fruit.
But the question here is,
who benefits from the color of a trophy?
The only one who truly benefits from it is the one who
knows what it means.
He understands the reality of
this kalama of a tawheed. He understands that he has conditions that must be met.
He understands that he has to act according to and so theoretical knowledge of what is so heed what is [???]. What is a man? This is of no use.
book knowledge you've learned, okay, this is what he means. But then you don't act according to it. It's of no use. Even if you say on your tongue, it's of no use, if
if that is not going to push you to do any actions.
And so we have several lessons that we can learn from,
from this parable. The first is the importance of the kalama.
And its role in keeping a steadfast
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And so we have many Muslims today who claim to be Muslims who claim to be upon Toshi MD,
who c'est la ilaha illa Allah.
But you see that they are the furthest from the deen.
mere, as we mentioned, mere merely learning the meat merely knowing that you know this
is referring to the oneness of a lot merely knowing that it's of no use until we act according to it.
And there's no doubt that a person who truly understands the essence of a tawheed
then this will keep him steadfast upon the deen. If he understands the true essence of it, and then works towards implementing its meaning, then it will make him steadfast upon the path. The second lesson that we learn
is that just like a date palm tree
remains firm and steadfast
in the fiercest of storms,
if you were to
go to the desert and observe
the date palm tree in particular,
specifically this tree as opposed to other trees, you will find that it is a very, very strong tree.
And so in the fierceness of storms
It doesn't bend, it doesn't fall down.
Likewise is the believer.
He remains for,
the whims, the desires of
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of shampoo hats, even if they intensify for him, he remains for
Shahada, lustful desires and a shovel had doubts. They are like wins, like like a fear storm
that come and hit your heart.
If a man is strong in your heart,
then you will stand firm just like that tree that stands firm in the fiercest of storms. On the other hand,
if a man is weak in your heart,
it means that he might is very lightweight it in your heart.
And so even a little bit of desires a little bit of of whims.
If they hit you, they will cause you to deviate,
they will cause you to be blown away in that store.
And there are many examples of this. There are many, many examples of this. Take the example of use of alley salon
the man was strong in his art.
And so when he was put in that situation with the women, or the wife of the Aziz of Egypt,
and he was in that situation where she tried to seduce him.
What happened did he get in? No, because his email was strong, he was able to protect himself from such
a fear store.
Moving on to the third lesson that we learned from this parable.
is or a man consists of three things.
He man consists of belief with the heart
and statement with your tongue
as well as actions with your body parts.
And so belief alone is not the meaning of email. Unfortunately, many, many people, many Muslims,
they'll translate amen to mean faith.
And faith is understood as being in your heart.
But that's not the meaning of email.
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it is present and in the heart, and it must be present there. And that is where it originates from. It originates from belief in your heart. But it doesn't stop there. And so if a person was to say I am, I am a believer, and I am a woman.
But he doesn't say it with his tongue.
He merely says it's in my heart. And so he doesn't say the Shahada.
And he is not a believer. And that's why in order for a person
to become a Muslim, he must say the Shahada verbally, because he man is not just in the heart, it must be present on the trunk.
And then after that, it must be present on the body parts. And so he man is not just believe with the heart and verbally saying it with your tongue. And there are many Muslims today who are like that, who they say a man is in my heart and they even say the Shahada.
you find many of them, they don't pray, they don't fast, they don't do anything that is required for a person to be considered a Muslim. They don't do any of the actions. So we say such a person is not a Muslim,
until he combines all of these three things.
And so these three things
are necessary for a man for a person to be described as a person of as a person of a man