Ramadan with Allah – Episode #6 – Al-Ridha Billah – Being Content with Allah

Kamil Ahmad

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Bismillah al Rahman al Rahim

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al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa salatu salam ala at an annual aquilani Allah, Allah, Allah He ultramarine. While earlier he was a busy woman today The idea was to not be so Nettie Li ami Dean,

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arena and help to help con una de la arena La Bella Bella Bella Eden. What is openacc? De nada? Medina me minister Muna Nicola Sana, another had Assalamu alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh.

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We previously spoke about a very important aspect of our relationship with Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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And that is loving Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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And so it is the love

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that drives us to want to worship Him.

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Another important aspect of our relationship with Allah, Lake love is what we call

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a real law.

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A real babila

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being satisfied and content with Allah subhanahu wa tada as your Lord

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being satisfied and content with Allah, being satisfied and content with Islam as your deen and being satisfied and content with

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Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as your prophet and messenger

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and so the reason why many of us do not find and do not taste the sweetness of a man or pleasure in our Habad

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or

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we allow doubts concerning our Dean to overtake us.

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One of the reasons for that is because of our lack of a river, our lack of this

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satisfaction and contentment for a lot in our hearts.

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And so the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he said

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will be Mohammed in Rasulullah.

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He has found the taste of he man, the one who is content with a lie satisfied with a lot as his Lord, with Islam as his religion and with Mohammed as his messenger.

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And so what this means is that your Eman

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is based on contentment, and satisfaction in what you have decided to believe in.

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The reason why you believe

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and the reason why you are a Muslim is because you're happy, you're content, deep down inside, you're happy, you're content, you're satisfied. And it's not something that you're dissatisfied with.

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It's not something that you know, someone is forcing you. Or, you know, I'm simply Muslim because because I was born in a Muslim family, you know,

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you believe and you are a Muslim because you're satisfied.

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You're content with this Deen and you're content with Allah is your Lord.

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And so, the reason why many of us don't find that pleasure in our rabada in our worship,

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or, you know, we have doubts and we allow doubts concerning Islam to overtake us is because, you know, we don't have this level of satisfaction.

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And so, the one who does

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he willfully

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willfully submits

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to Allah subhanahu wa Tada.

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And that is because he has contempt, he is satisfied with a lot and with what Allah has legislated, and with what Allah has decreed.

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Whatever Allah has legislated, of laws and rulings,

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I'm happy I'm content. I'm satisfied with it. Whatever Allah has decreed, whether it be a calamity, a catastrophe for me.

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I'm satisfied. I'm content

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because this is the

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order of Allah

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Ibrahim,

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he mentions how this rank of Riba

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have, you know the satisfaction and contentment with Allah. It is something that is easily cleaned by many. But it is the hardest, the hardest thing. It is the hardest thing to prove when tested, especially when something comes, that goes contrary to the Hauer and the desire of one's knifes.

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And what he said is true.

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And this is why

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it's one thing

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to be patient over what Allah has decreed of calamities.

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That's one thing to be patient. And that's what's required of us.

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But it's another thing and it's another level to

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after being patient, to then being satisfied, and content with what Allah has decreed.

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And that is a true test of one's email.

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You know, something terrible happens in your life.

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You lose a loved one, you are faced with a certain calamity, a certain illness, you've lost your job, you've lost your spouse, maybe you've lost your child, maybe, you know, whatever, whatever painful calamity comes into your life.

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To Be patient, this is what Allah wants from us.

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But it's another level showing your Eman to then be satisfied and content with what Allah has decreed.

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And that is a true test of one's email.

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And so it is this level of river

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that the companions of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam had achieved which is why Allah in turn, became satisfied with them.

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It's one thing that you know, we are satisfied with Allah. But it's another thing and you know, that we're going to an even third level

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for a lot to become satisfied with you for a lot to become pleased and content with you. That's a whole different level. And it was a level that the Sahaba had reached, and Allah attested to in the Quran. And so Allah subhanho wa Taala said, was sadly, una una manera mahadji read and will unsought one lady in the room v San, or how do you Allahu?

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Allah says, and the first four runners from among the mahadji rune and the unsolved

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and those who follow them in good conduct,

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Allah is pleased with them, and they are pleased with him.

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And Allah subhanahu wa tada said regarding the companions

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when they passed the test on the day of who de de

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la caja robiola Allahu annual Mina is ubu. Who Nikita shujaa. Certainly, Allah was pleased. He was satisfied he was content with the believers, when they pledged allegiance to you, oh, Mohammed under the tree. This was the pledge or the Treaty of alodia.

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Where you know, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and his companions were

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trying to go to Mecca for Umbra, and they were presented.

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And they were forced into this treaty with their enemy with Pradesh. that prevented them from being able to proceed to Mecca. And they had to return to Medina. They were on the outskirts of Mecca.

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And many of the companions if they found it extremely difficult to compromise, and to enter into this treaty,

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but they did in the end. Why? Because they were satisfied with the ruling of Allah and His messenger. And so as a result, a lot from above. From above the seven heavens, he testified that he subhanho wa Taala became pleased with them. Lacan, Ravi, Allahu Anil, Nina. If you buy your rune aka, Dr. shujaa.

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But the question is, why did they gain this law of Allah subhanahu wa tada because when their email was tested, they proved that they were satisfied and content with a lot and His Messenger so

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True contentment is when your heart is at peace. When your heart is

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content

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with Allah subhanho wa Taala as your Lord,

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as the legislator,

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as the one who is the only one deserving of our worship of the one who has control of everything in this universe,

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you are content with such a Lord subhanho wa Taala.

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And you are content with

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Islam as your dean.

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You're happy and your content and you're satisfied that this is the deen that Allah subhanho wa Taala wants me to follow and you are contented and happy and satisfied with Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as

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your messenger

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and so regarding babila being content with the law, we've spoken about this, how about being satisfied with Islam as your religion, Allah says,

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and Leona committed to Lacuna Coil, what a meme to Islam, Medina, on this day, I have perfected in my favor upon you. And I am satisfied. I am content. I am pleased with Islam for you as your religion. So Allah is content with Islam for us. And so we should also be content. As for the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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being content with the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as our Prophet and Messenger. Allah says, follow our bigger law. You mean Luna? Had you had chemo caffeine or sugar or

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some big doofy and fusi him hirogen mimma kabita when you suddenly move, test Lima, Allah says, But no,

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by your Lord, they will never believe they will never be true believers until they have accepted you or Mohammed as the judge in their disputes. And then they find no resistance within themselves against your decision. And they submit wholeheartedly. Who does that? The one who's obviously satisfied with the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as the one who we should obey.

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And so when your heart

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becomes content with all of this,

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you find no objection whatsoever to anything that Allah subhanho wa Taala has either legislated or that he has decreed.

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Why because you are content, you are satisfied and you are happy.

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And the reason why

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many end up with so many doubts concerning our Deen

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especially those that the enemies of Islam target us with

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so many different accusations concerning our Deen.

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Like for example, you know, Islam restricts our freedoms, or Islam is a bloodthirsty religion. It's a violent religion, or for example, that Islam

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treats women unequally.

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All of these are doubts.

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One of the reasons why many of us we fall to these doubts

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is because we are not fully satisfied with a lot as the one who has legislated this Deen for us. Because if we were satisfied, we would accept it wholeheartedly. And we would say you know what? The wisdom behind certain things that Allah has legislated.

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Maybe I don't fully understand, but because I'm satisfied with Allah as my Lord, I accepted

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this this is the meaning of a river the law.

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A river, Islam a river been B Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam This is the meaning of it.

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And this is why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, no one tastes the sweetness of a man until he is satisfied with a lot as his Lord with Islam as his religion and with Mohammed Salah Allahu Allah as his messenger.

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Likewise, this is regarding what Allah has legislated. Likewise what Allah has decreed the reason why

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many of us

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We object to the decree of Allah,

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the color of Allah, when Allah sends a certain calamity, a certain crisis upon us,

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we're not patient.

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And we start to object or Allah, why did you? Why did you decree this for me?

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And it is sometimes these catastrophes in our lives, that leads certain people to become atheist.

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And then they refer to this as the problem of evil.

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That, you know, how could there be a God who is All Merciful, if we have suffering and calamities on earth?

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Once again,

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what led these people to such a conclusion? It was because of a lack of belief,

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a lack of satisfaction and contentment with Allah subhanho wa Taala, as my Lord.

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Because if you are truly satisfied with a lot as your Lord,

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then you would say, if a calamity hits you, you would say, you know what,

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maybe I don't see the wisdom in this, maybe I don't see any good in this.

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But

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I know there must be some good in it. And I am satisfied with what Allah has decreed. Because I know there must be some good event. Because whatever Allah decrees,

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he decrees it for something good.

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But many times that wisdom is concealed from us, and we don't see it.

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And so, once you reach this state, of river, of contentment, of satisfaction, you will taste the sweetness of man. And you will be driven to want to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala and seek the pleasure of Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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And so, this is something important for us to instill within our hearts in this month of Ramadan, so that we could find the pleasure of our a battle, I want to conclude

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with a very, very beautiful Hadeeth.

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Speaking about

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a lost river

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and contentment and satisfaction with the believers, who end up in general.

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So, this is a laws river

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with the believers,

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after the believers became satisfied with a law

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This is what we have spoken about throughout this session, speaking about our satisfaction with Allah. Now we look at a lot of satisfaction with with the believers. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says

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in this Hadith,

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in the La Jolla Cooley Alien Agenda genetti llj.

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Once we have entered into Jenna, Allah subhanho wa Taala will say to the inhabitants of Paradise,

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all inhabitants of Paradise fire kulu

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Baker have been our sidekick

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they will respond they will say Our Lord, we present ourselves to you and are at your pleasure and all good utilizing your hands while Hiroo figure take

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for your cool Hello Ravi.

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Allah subhanahu wa tada will ask them

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Are you satisfied?

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You have entered into Jenna

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you've been saved from the hellfire.

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Are you guys satisfied? Are you content? Are you happy?

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For your Kowloon?

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One Maryland law no boy Rob, called our Merlin tour we had a mucolytic

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they will say in response

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they will say Our Lord

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Oh Allah,

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why should we not be happy? Why should we not be content and satisfied when you have given to us what you have not given to any of your creation

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and then Allah subhanho wa Taala will say for your school

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Now, we can have Bala mandelic

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he will say, shall I not give you what is far better than that?

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For your Kowloon

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Arab, what are you showing off? dauterman Gallic

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the inhabitants of Jenga? They will say,

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Our Lord

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yeah Allah, you're up.

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What could possibly be better than this?

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Imagine

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your agenda.

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You reach Jenna.

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You've been saved from the hellfire. You've been you've been saved you pass the test of the Day of Judgment.

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What could possibly be better than this?

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Allah will say,

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Oh, hello alikum real Danny

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furla us who to highly combat the who added

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lots of Hannah who would have had I will say

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I will now be stole my Revo, mighty Diwan. I will now be stole my pleasure and my contentment upon you. And thereafter, I shall never be displeased with you ever.

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That's it. From this day forward.

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I will never be displeased with you.

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And so there is nothing greater than to achieve the Rebbe the pleasure and the satisfaction of Allah subhanho wa Taala. It will call him He says, the river of Allah with his servant is greater than Jenna and everything in it. Why? Because the river is an attribute of Allah. While Jenna is a creation of his Think about it.

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Gender is something Allah has created

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as a reward for us,

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but a river

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the pleasure of Allah the satisfaction of Allah. This is

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an attribute of Allah, uncreated.

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And then it blocked em he mentioned where Allah says, What is the LAN Mila mean Allahu Akbar.

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And the pleasure of Allah is greater Alon mentions this is similar to Toba after mentioning what He has promised the believers with why the law I mean when me not Jeanette integrity mentality and how Holly DFE her woman Sakina Paiva Fijian Natty, I didn't. What is the one whom you know why?

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here Allah says, Allah has promised the believers, the male and the female guardians under which rivers flow

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they will be in there forever, among within splendid homes, they will have beautiful Homes and Gardens of eternity. Then Allah says, What is the why no Mina, la Akbar and the red one and the rainbow and the satisfaction of a lot is greater than that.

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So it looks like him, he says,

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and this

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this satisfaction

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is a reward for their law.

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Their river of Allah in the dunya and since this reward is the greatest reward, the means to achieve it

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is the best of deeds.

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And so here it is Nakayama. He says that the river of Allah, Allah being satisfied with you.

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Is the reward of the people of Jenga.

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Why did it happen? Why did they gain the river of Allah? Because

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because they

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had become pleased with a lot. They were satisfied with Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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They had this

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meaning in their hearts, that we are satisfied with Allah. Once they were satisfied with Allah, it led them to do that. Which is only pleasing to Allah subhanahu wa tada and that is what led them to gain the riddle of Allah in the dunya and eventually into Allah. We ask Allah subhanahu wa tada to grant us the real law in him and in his Deen and in His messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. We

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We ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to grant us this riddle, so that he can grant us his river in this dunya and in the Sahara. We conclude with that, so panicle long there'll be a shadow Allah, Allah and Estelle fuuka were to blue lake was Salam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh