Channel: Mirza Yawar Baig
The Fast is for me and I will reward it
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abajo my brothers and sisters, we are in Honduras
and hamdulillah and have the land and the lab. Give us this month in good health. Allah give us this month in a clinic in a state and a situation where we can fast insha Allah.
We first for Allah subhanaw taala We ask Allah to reward our fasting, as he mentioned, he said are solely for Ana gv. He said the fastest for me and I was worried. And we ask Allah subhanaw taala for his reward, we've asked with the intention of pleasing Allah subhanaw taala and expectation for his reward. Now we are in the
month which comes with great goodness and blessings, and with the promise of Allah subhanaw taala is forgiveness and mercy. I will say that
in hobbies which is preserved in Al Bukhari and Muslim, he reported that our solar system said, anyone who fasts for one day four panels and it's sick, Allah subhanho wa Taala we keep his face away from the Hellfire for 70 years meaningful a distance covered by the journey of 70 years and higher Muslim fasting for one day, Allah subhanho wa Taala will protect you and me from the Hellfire and by keeping us away from it for a distance covered by in a journey of 70 years. We don't know covered by what what kind of transportation we're talking about here. Allah knows best. The issue is that you will be saved by us man. When I made us on the Lana reported that our solar system said
fasting serves as a shield from the hellfire. And this is in the sight of Allah fasting serves as a shield from the Hellfire, Abdullah number
reported that our solar cells are upset fasting and the Koran will intercede on behalf of almost random tenants live on the Day of Judgment, casting will say, oh my rock gelatin, oh, I prevented him from food and desires during the day. So accept my intercession for him. And the Quran will say, Oh, my rub, I prevented him from sleeping by night. So accept my intercession for him. the intercession of both will thus be accepted. And this is in Muslim
brothers sisters, and this is a good Mercy of Allah Subhana Allah that we must treat with the importance that is due to it must be must not treat fasting. And we must not treat now the Ramadan Kareem or just some other month and fasting as just you know, stay away from food in the street, this with the with the dignity with the thankfulness with the with the importance that is due to whether fasting is a spiritual thing. We are fasting because Allah subhanho wa Taala told us to fast we are prescribed we have been prescribed fasting, so that we become clean which means so that we come close to Allah Subhana Allah, contrary to indirectly, indirectly, romantic notions. Fasting in
northern is not prescribed to teach the wealthy what it means to be poor. Poverty is about insecurity. It's about lack of choice. It's about lack of dignity, compulsion, fear and despair. Poverty is is about living on the edge without a safety net is not about present hardship, but of looking ahead at a life of unending and perhaps ever increasing deprivation. Anyone who thinks that he can know what poverty is by simply bringing breakfast forward, and postponing lunch with a fridge full of goodies, and special foods to break your first week is delusional. You will never know what it is to be poor, until you are poor yourself. May Allah protect us all from poverty. Allah Karim is
a month, which Allah subhanho Denison's as a bootcamp to reset our lifestyles to a way that leads to success in this world. And the next, and this is the beauty of Islam. Islam doesn't demand renunciation of this life in order to attain success in the hereafter. Islam shows us a way of life that guarantees us popularity, influence love, harmony, peace and prosperity in this life, and Jana in the UK
The key to that is the issue of taco. Allah. Save a lot Ah, yeah you're Latina Amano coochie coo coo kamakoti, Rodan, the vena cava, Nicola Allah.
Allah said, Oh believe fasting is prescribed for you, as it was prescribed for those before you, so that you will become an otaku. Right, unless Mandela mentioned this and this is the reason why it has been prescribed for as fasting is prescribed for you as it was prescribed for those before you
so that you may become an otaku. Just people have Taqwa. Now what is Taka? Taka is the overriding concern, never to displease Allah subhanho data for any reason, who will love the most over and above anyone and anything that's
the love of Allah is not like the love of anyone or anything. It's the love of Allah subhanaw taala is a combination of Kashyap of Allah, which is the oil and of the of the glory and majesty of the heart, and of sugar, which is thankfulness to Allah. This leads to the hope and love of Allah, which as I said, is unlike any other emotion, that we are capable of feeling. And because of this, because of this love, there is a fear of displeasing the one we love the most and that fear is caught up. It's not fear often, it is fear of displeasing the one that I love the most. Right? And that's why it's very important. So the more you love Allah, the more you fear displeasing him. So the more the
home of Allah increases in the heart, the more the fear of displeasing Allah also will increase. Now how do we develop this lamp? How do we develop this question? We do it by focusing on the glory and majesty of Allah, which is our question will increase. And we do it by focusing on the blessings of Allah Subhana Allah which is which is how the hope of Allah will
increase. Now Allah spirit Allah
described his glory and majesty in many places, in sort of Baccarat. If you read,
if you read either kursi Allah subhanho wa Taala described his glory and majesty along with Allah, Allah who now has the right to be worshipped, but he did not know who are you? Are you the ally, ally, ally, ally you? Are you the EverLiving and the one who sustains and protects all that exists they established, neither dozing nor sleep overtake him, To Him belongs whatever is in the heavens, and whatever is on the earth. Who is he that can intercede with him except with His permission? He knows what happens to these creatures in this world, and what will happen to them in the hereafter we ask, we ask Allah for his forgiveness, and they will never come past they will know and never
know anything of his knowledge, except what He wills, his kursi extends over the heavens and the earth, and he feels no fatigue and no tightness in guarding and preserving His creatures. And he is the highest and greatest and most of America has said about himself last say O Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam called one cold, cold, who Allah say he is alive, He is the one and I have some other.
He said he is a lot and then is there a lot of solid, he is self sufficient. He needs nothing, nothing can harm him, nothing can benefit him, he has no needs, he has no he has nothing in common with these creatures. He or his creatures need him. But he does not need anything. It does not take anything from his creatures. He begets not nor was he got, he has no children. He has no parents and relatives, and there is no co equal or comparable to him. jalaja is going to the class. And then our last one that I mentioned himself, and his glory and majesty in many other places in the Quran. Then Allah subhanaw taala
showed us his he told us to look for His glory and majesty, in the kinda in the cornea, in all the kind of Allah subhanaw taala said in
Allah smartasset they're very early in the creation of the heavens and the earth. And the alternation of the day and the night. There are signs for people of intelligence for people who reflect mothers and sisters. The whole of the universe is an open book of Allah, which is a science of his creation. A very good friend of mine sent me a picture just now of nest of a robin with three eggs in it, how beautiful. The Nest is created so beautifully, so neat. It's like a cup and there are three green colors.
Excellent first and I'm seeing Robin's eggs. This is the last man on earth, He creates these small creatures, he gives them this ability and they are they build his nest. And this
means Robin's nest compared to, for example, a weaver bird's nest is very simple, that is far more complex. You take a tiller board, it literally stitches two leaves together using cobwebs and using other filaments and so on and so forth. And it's amazing the router from the smallest to the largest, from the smallest to the biggest. Today we are seeing the third one Lily micro micro micro bluster micro violence, one strand of RNA has brought the whole world and all its powerful people and knowledge with all their wealth and all their power and all the stuff that they were arrogant about. One single strand of RNA has brought everything and everyone to their knees.
Now you might say why does Allah have to create this kind of thing to show his power? My point is, when was the last time you remember Allah when everything was good, right? So Allah Subhana Allah has to slap on the wrist for us to wake up and to
turn our attention to him. Allah subhanaw taala is doing this for us to stop and to reflect and to think about where we are going. That Allah asked us find out Oh, Allah said, Where are you going? We refuse to answer. We said, Oh, wait, I'm too busy. And also Abdullah brought us up against a one stop finished. And that was around and I said no to me very well. Sit down and reflect on your life's look and see what are you doing to yourself? Right? Think about it. So Allah Subhana Allah, Allah subhanaw taala give us this. So let us look around and see the glory, Majesty vanos monitor in all that he has created. And then let us look at what Allah subhanaw taala has given us
individually, each one of us see what Allah subhanho data has given us as His gifts, right? I tell people go look in the mirror, just look at your face. And I'm really glad that I gave you a good looking face. Allah subhanaw taala give you eyes that work and knows that works. He gave you a voice that you can speak given intelligence that you can talk some sense, he gave you years for you for your hearing, and also gave you healthy give your body which works. As soon as
he said if a person wakes up in the morning, with a roof over his head with enough food for the day, and a body which is free from sickness, it is as if the whole world has been gathered for him. Right? Just think about that. He's not saying with a fridge full of food.
He woke up that day, with his body intact, meaning he's healthy, with a roof over his head with his dwelling is secure. And with enough food for that day.
As if the whole world has been collected for that person,
we must be conscious, and we must be grateful. Believe me there is something that the nothing to breed the attitude of gratitude. So my submission to you is go sit down in one place, take a piece of paper and take a pen and write down all the things that you need to be grateful for. There's a famous study that was done with people who are suffering from clinical depression. In University of California, where what they did with them was very simple. They just told them every morning wake up, after you wake up, write down 10 things that you have to be grateful for. That is the people who are clinically depressed. Just write down 10 things that you have to be grateful for. For example, I
went I went to the toilet today and I was able to pass urine without any pay. Write it down. Right. I had a nice meal yesterday I was digested and not subject to acidity and not suffering from flatulence and not suffering from a stomach ailment. Right.
Right. My bones are not mine. My joints are not frozen up. I'm not I don't have cramps, or whatever it is 10 things that you need to be grateful for every morning right that within one month, they found that those people who are suffering from clinical depression, feeling much much better. Doing nothing other than just noting down and being conscious of the things that they have to be grateful for. Seriously do this as an exercise siddarth tell your children to tell your spouse sit and do this as an accent. Tagalog, nanoantenna Tagalog, Tagalog.
I go for walks here. It's all rural areas so I can go for walks. I go for walks I literally tackle for every breath I take because I'm really clean, clean, clean, pure and there's no reason whatsoever. Clean air. It's so beautiful. To take a breath is 111 because people are dying of COVID-19 are dying.
Coronavirus, they die of respiratory failure they cannot breathe. So that fact that you can breathe is something to tengamos monitor for just like that just because you can take a breath freely tacklers monitor for and if you don't know the value of that, as somebody who is on a ventilator, they will tell you the value of what it means to be able to breathe free. Right? tackle now when we reflect that is the key. The key is reflection, reflecting on the glory and majesty of Allah. And we reflect on all that he blessed us with and we thank Him, we begin to love him. The more we reflect, the more we love him, the more we love him, the more concerned we become about never disobeyed or
displeasing him. And that is taqwa. And that is why I'm so glad that I said that. Okay. Now, you might say, well, how is Ramadan a bootcamp?
obedience is about boundaries. It's about doing what we are told to do. Without question, without question not because obedience is blind. But because you recognize and know the one who is ordering us. We obey because we know two things, very clear one, that Allah subhanaw taala loves us, and He wants the best for us. And he knows what that is better than we know. Right? So the three things important at first what Allah, Allah wants the best for me. And Allah knows what is that best, even better than I know because sometimes I might think something is good, but there is
it is not really good for me. And that's why Santa Rosa
Allah said, it is possible that you may like something, but there is harm in that for you, it is possible that you may dislike something, but there is benefit in it for you. But and
so along with that first thing is Allah loves he loves me, he wants the best for me. And he knows what is that person. And the second one is that what he ordered me to do is for my benefit, because he nothing can benefit and nothing can harm. This basic logic. And that's why I do what a lot has been without question, not because I don't have a break, not because I will gladly am moving my eyes wide open. I know who allies I know I will say what you say, therefore I will be. Now if Allah does not know. And if we know more than he does. The question is why are you worshiping Allah in Islam? We have settled this basic question. And we know that our Creator and sustainer wants the best for
us. He knows what that is. And he told us what is good for us and to refrain from what is bad for us. And that to him is our return. That's why we will be our last lamancha scarves to remind us about obedience by making what is normally permissible prohibited during a specific time from dawn to dusk. Why something that is normally permissible, meaning that it is beneficial for us privated during this time, in order to teach us that all permissibility and prohibition is for our benefit, and is from Allah. And Allah is not only about not eating and not drinking, it's about abstaining from all negativity and negative behavior. It's so abstaining from backbiting and slander and lying
and cheating and cursing and foul language and anger and arrogance. And it's not only about not initiating any of that, but I'm not even responding to it in a negative way. If somebody accuses us, it's not about doing that only in Ramadan, but to inculcate this habit for the rest of our lives. That's why I call this boot camp
told us to say and fasting to someone who yells at her screams at us, but not respond in kind. He said, Don't say if you skipped any don't stay back. He just said I'm fasting. And as I said, If you cannot control your transient behavior, that Allah is not in need of hunger and thirst, there's no point in fasting if you are going to be fasting and cursing and lying and cheating. Allah does not need that. A hora de la no reported, no solos are observed fasting is a shield. So when one of you is fasting, he should neither indulge in obscene language, nor should he raise his voice in anger. If someone attacks him or inserts him, let him say I am fasting. And this is in say a Muslim.
Ramadan is about experimenting with total behavior of change, with making a new lifestyle choice to choose to live a life of obedience, to spread goodness around us, when we are ready to stop ourselves from doing what we normally do and enjoy. Only because Allah subhanaw taala told us to do so. And how much more important is it to stop ourselves from doing what Allah privated for us throughout our lives, and this is the essence of taqwa, which Ramadan comes to teach us in a very powerful experience should wait. That is why we need to ask if Ramallah entered us or if we entered or that if we enter rather, we will exit on the 30th
You've rather entered us that it will remain in our hearts and our lives throughout the year. The spirit of obedience, which is rather, is the key to success in this life and the next. That is what must enter our hearts to obey joyfully and eagerly, because we have a large panel that is done. Now when this lady gets close to his robe, it is only natural that he asked about him and feels connected to him. See the mercy of Allah. Allah said in the middle of the ayat related to taqwa to fasting. What is the Asana kyriba d&d for indie eg without a diary that I found yesterday boo Lee, will you know be la la mujer shadow? Which means when my slaves asked you all Mohammed concerning
means Allah, Allah, then answer them, I'm here to them. By my knowledge, I respond to the door of the supplicant when he calls on me, so let them obey me, and believe in me, so that they will be rightly guided. Ramadan is the month of God, of asking Allah of telling him your story, he knows it, but you still tell him because that is the essence of agudat Learn to manga create your own style of asking, asking Allah Subhana Allah didn't put any conditions on making, you can ask Allah Subhana Allah in any language in any state in any condition anywhere anyhow, it makes perfect sense not to have any conditions about making dua, because the slim us when he is in dire need. And so, he or she
must be free to ask anyway and from anyway
told us the the the best way of doing that. So by all means, follow that he told us the best time for acceptance drop, so follow that, but there is no condition to say that unless you make dua in a at a particular time, it will not be accepted. No. There are some times for the greater acceptance of God, but door is accepted at any time. And remember, ask Allah and ask Allah alone. Remember, how about Allah said, Allah said, God will you be let him move me and have faith in me conditions for acceptance of
our brothers sisters, obedience starts with making a choice to change our ways to repent our transgressions, knowing that Allah subhanaw taala promised to forgive every transgression and every sin of anyone who comes to him with sincere repentance, my brothers and sisters, it is serious deep.
The crowning glory of Ramallah is ready to cover a Night of Decree the worship in which is better than continuous worship for 1000 months better not equal, continuous better than continuous worship for 1000 months, how much better in keeping with the glory and majesty of my agenda? Allah subhanaw taala said in Angela was related to Morocco, Morocco.
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Allah subhanaw taala said, Verily, We have sent it this Quran during the night of color and that and what will make you know what, how will you know what is the color, the laser cutter night or color the decree is better than 1000 months of worshipping Allah subhanaw taala. There in descent, the angels and abroad which is surrounded by Allah provision, with all decrees, peace ceremony, ultimately, further peace and tranquility. So God, may Allah Subhana Allah bless our mother, I should say, Allah, Who asked us what do I see should make if she were to find him to call him said he
wanted to deal with it. I asked. If I get a lot of color? What do I should I make? He said you should make a lot of mine nigga 4151. We all are the most forgiving, and you love forgiveness. So forgive me. I make this doll for myself when you LogMeIn Nagar for one query to Ebola for for our 400 Allah x forgive all of us, I remind myself I knew that all goodness comes from making thoughtful choice, rather than comes to enable us to do that, to recognize the glory and magnificence of Allah to seek comfort and courage in his mercy and forgiveness and to remember that one day we will meet him and answer to him on that day and nothing will be nothing that anyone can do, can change
anything except their deeds. We asked them
to make this rather the best Ramadan of our lives, and we asked them, to forgive us and to be pleased with us and never to be displeased. And we ask Allah for his mercy and for his grace or something or another, we pray on it, he will save you made that up to go