Ramadan is Here!
Channel: Kamil Ahmad
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on the very first night of the month of Ramadan, the shayateen are shackled and chained up.
The Djinn are restrained.
The gates of the Hellfire are locked up, such that not a single gate remains open.
The gates of Jen are opened up such that not a single remains shut.
And a call calls out.
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A caller calls out on that first night, saying oh, the one who desires Good. Come forward, now is your time.
And all you who are involved in evil, now is the time to stop
it then he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said and there are those that Allah freeze, there are those that Allah flees from the hellfire.
And that is on every single night of the month of the nature of Ramadan.
And so my dear brothers and sisters, the month of Ramadan is here. It's time for us to take it seriously. It's time for us to turn to Allah subhanho wa Taala with sincere and devoted hearts. It's not time for us to be taking a backseat. But rather it's time for us to be working hard.
Not a time to be slacking off. It is time for us to change.
It is a time for us to change from our wives of sin.
And so now that the devils and the shayateen have been locked up.
If you're still involved in sin,
then you need to be asking yourself
you need to be asking yourself
why that is? If they're shayateen or walked up, then why am I still sinning?
And so, if the devil is in the shayateen are locked up,
then what you need to do is you need to unfasten
you need to unfasten the chains
you need to unfasten the chains of your nerves, the nerves that are constantly desires
evil, you need to restrain it
and you need to bring it under your control.
Allah subhanho wa Taala created
Allah subhanho wa Taala created the world of the angels Dermalogica
the angels of Allah Allah subhanho wa Taala instilled within them
A true instinct to worship him.
On the other hand, Allah subhanahu wa Attallah created animals.
And he created within them this natural instinct
to want to satisfy their base desires.
And hear Allah subhana, who were to Allah created me and you
for the purpose of worshiping Him
which is a natural instinct of the, of the angels. But Allah subhanho wa Taala
has tested us by giving by giving us these
by giving us these designers
and us wanting to satisfy these designers.
And so the one
who devotes himself to the worship of Allah subhanho wa taala. He elevates himself
to the level of the angels, but the one
the one who persists
in satisfying his designers in what Allah has made her on,
then he brings himself down to the level of the animals, and for some even worse.
And so my dear brothers and sisters,
the month of Ramadan is a golden opportunity for us to elevate ourselves
as human beings
to elevate ourselves to the level of the angels and not bringing it down to the level of animals and beasts. Ramadan is an opportunity, like no other. It is an opportunity to recharge our iman
like to soften our hearts.
And this is something that each and every single one of us will notice.
We noticed something different in the month of Ramadan.
We notice that our email gets charged up.
We feel closer to Allah subhanho wa taala.
Like at no other time of the year.
What's the secret?
The secret is actually no secret at all.
It's a simple formula.
The more input the more output.
The more you give to Allah subhanahu Attallah. The more ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala will give to you
our Eman increases by doing good deeds by worshiping Allah and our Eman goes down because of our disobedience to Allah.
the more you give to Allah, of your time of your devotion, the more ALLAH SubhanA who Allah to Allah will give to you in terms of iman, in terms of guidance.
But what happens outside of the month of Ramadan, we don't give that much time to Allah.
Here in the month of Ramadan, we're fasting, we're praying, we're reading the Quran. We're being generous, we're feeding the poor, and the list goes on and on.
But what happens outside of the month of Ramadan just take one example of our Salah
that we pray five times a day
add up the minutes and you barely get one hour emerge in one hour out of 24 hours of the day. That is all you're giving to Allah subhana wa Tada
and then we complain we complain of weak Amen.
What do we make to our to our goals on entered?
When we want to do some good when we want
to do any good deed were prevented for some reason. Why do we want to get up in the middle of the night? To pray clear Milady we can't get up
when we see something haram we can't lower our gaze
and so on and so forth.
Why? Because of our weak a man. Why is our iman weak
We're not giving any of our time of our energy to Allah Subhana Allah to Allah.
And so my dear brothers and sisters,
the gates of mercy have opened up.
The gates of gender are wide open. You don't need to go knocking on these doors in order for them to open up. All you need is a wall, but determination.
All you need to do
is tell yourself that I am going to move forward and I'm going to enter these doors this Ramadan
Don't be don't be one of those who has to be carried into these doors and definitely do not be
definitely do not be one of those who win. The boys have mercy and the doors of gender are wide open before him. Instead, he goes knocking on the doors of the Hellfire.
My dear brothers and sisters, the most deprived of people are those who when the month of Ramadan comes, they're busy. They're busy in their wives of Hoefler of negligence, heedless of Allah, heedless of their duty to Allah, heedless
of the fact that his life is short.
And that soon, I'm going to be meeting Allah subhanho wa taala.
The most deprived people are those who when the month of Ramadan comes,
they remain indulging in the disobedience of ALLAH SubhanA wa tahona while everyone else around them are busy, are busy in the worship of Allah and doing extra good deeds, and the most disadvantaged or people are those who lose in a market
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My dear brothers and sisters.
Allah subhanho wa Taala legislated fasting
for our own benefit.
Whatever Allah subhana wa retana legislates for us.
It is not because he is in need of any of it.
Allah does not need any of our worship. Allah does not need any of our devotion. Allah doesn't need for us to leave our food and drink for a benefit that reaches him. No
But rather, the benefit of fasting is for me and you. Allah subhanho wa Taala says that he has prescribed fasting as he did for those before us, so that we attained something. Now I will come to your own so that you attain Taqwa. So that you become people of Taqwa what is taqwa it is this inner consciousness of Allah subhanho wa taala. That one feels
that he has been watched by Allah subhanho wa taala.
This leads him to put a barrier between himself and the punishment of Allah, fearing Allah and fearing his punishment. And so when we first
when we first stand away from food and drink and our RESTful desires
what we are supposed to be achieving? Is this tug of war in our hearts that is supposed to transform our lives.
How does fasting How does it help us to attain Taqwa?
If you were to think about it,
when you fast
you stay away from what Allah subhanahu wa taala has otherwise made completely permissible for you.
And you stay away from it. No matter what.
From frigid all the way until sunset. And so even if
even if there's nobody else around
and you're all by yourself, you're still not going to break her fast. Why?
Because you know Allah is there and Allah is watching you.
In this is the first step of a Taqwa erode Rahima hula hoop to Allah he says.
He says that patience
is of three kinds.
Patience upon the obedience of Allah. Patience upon refraining from the prohibitions of Allah, and patients upon the painful calamities, decreed by Allah. He says,
these three types of patients they come together
when a person fasts, and so in it in fasting, there is patience upon the obedience of Allah. And there is patience upon what Allah has prohibited the fasting person from of lustful desires. And there is also patients upon what the fastest person may acquire from the pain of hunger, thirst, and weakness, of body and soul.
And so my dear brothers and sisters,
the journey of the believer on the day that he fasts should remind him of his journey in this life,
toward meeting Allah Subhana Allah to Allah.
And so, if you are patient,
if you are patient while fasting,
refraining from what Allah has prohibited you from.
And being patient, being patient upon this obedience of Allah.
Then by the end of the day, when you break your fast,
you're going to be happy. You're gonna be in a state of joy that you've made it.
And so likewise
in your journey to Allah subhanho wa Taala in this life.
Be patient upon the obedience of Allah.
Be patient in refraining
from your haram desires and temptations,
and be patient upon this path. And don't give up
until you breathe your last.
If you do that,
then on the day, that you meet Allah subhanahu wata Allah,
you will be in a state of joy, and you will be happy. And this is exactly what the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam alluded to, when he suddenly Wahoo Allah us in them said so in the forgotten
that the first person
He has two drawings twice when he is happy, the first one he breaks his fast and the second
the day that he meets his Lord Subhana who
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