Abraham – The Beloved of God
Channel: Mohammad Elshinawy
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all praise and glory be to Allah We thank him and we seek His help and his guidance and his pleasure and his forgiveness. And we seek protection with Allah from the evil whispers within ourselves and from the consequences of our evil deeds. for whomever allies diligent guides, none can ever lead astray and remember our lives though that leaves the strain on can ever guide them. And we testify that no one is worthy of our worship and our devotion and our love and obedience with Allah and Allah alone, without any partners.
The true supreme King can't the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was in truth, His Prophet and his servants and His Messenger whom he sent as a mercy to the world.
Oh, you have committed to faith Oh, you have believed observe the tough love Allah exhibit the tough love on La harbor the tough love Allah inside you at all places in all time, and in the manner that he deserves to kind of with Allah in a manner befitting of his greatness. And His Majesty, gentle Nigella Lohan do not die except in that state of total, and committed and consistent and loving and willing surrender to Allah, a state of Islam.
To begin after welcoming my brothers and sisters to the house of Allah, though agenda, with the month of the hedger being upon,
it is very timely and necessary that the Muslim constantly revisit the example of the one that Allah set as an example, for all of humanity when he said in a Brahim McKenna oma Ibrahim Alayhi. Salam was an oma and of the meanings of the word oma is like the word Imam, the same root meaning a leading example. And a vote he was an example in was the fact that he wasn't. He was a nation by himself when the whole world did not commit to Allah or singling him out with worship. He was the only believer on the face of the earth.
Ibrahim Alayhi Salam was even deemed by Allah be fitting to be a leading example for the Prophet Mohammed himself Allahu alayhi wa sallam on route to the Prophet Mohammed being the greatest messenger ever, and the greatest human bar none. Allah said to him early on, but Debbie, I mean that Abraham a hanifa, follow the tradition follow the way of Ibrahim, which was so pure, so pure and his relationship with Allah, to the degree that our scholars, despite the fact that there is no prophet that is praised in the Koran, more times, by name than Musa alayhis salam, some scholars still see that the second greatest prophet and messenger because of the quality, the nature of the praise that
he received, even if it's not the quantity was Ibrahim Ali Salah. They say that Abraham Alayhi Salaam was the greatest human being ever because of what all Allah said about him in the Quran, the greatest ever after our Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
And if you think about how Allah celebrated this icon of submission, this icon of sacrifice this icon of faith, I use salatu salam.
You find that Allah for example, to panna who was the Allah said,
What Ibrahim alayhi wa,
and Abraham the one who fulfilled and Allah as though agenda did not say what he fulfilled and that is sort of a measure, as if to say he fulfilled everything. He fulfilled all that needs to be fulfilled in the fullest sense of the word. Just like when I lost those, it says elsewhere. What you do patella, Ibrahima boohoo, we can imagine, Fatima hoon. Allah tried Ibrahim with so many different tests. And he fulfilled them all. He passed them all with flying colors.
But what does it mean to fulfill? What does it mean to achieve what does it mean to succeed? What does it mean to accomplish
You have certain definitions in your head.
Whether or not you would see them
is a different story. It's irrelevant, but our life track and our life goals. And the steps we've charted for ourselves for our immediate and long term lives, tells us what we need to admit that we consider certain things, the priorities and the benchmarks and the definition of achievement. But what I realized though, agenesis Ibrahim Ali Salam achieved in every sense of the word in the fullest sense of the word he meant in a way that actually mattered.
Ibrahim Alayhi Salam did not drive the fancy cars that we drive, Ibrahim alayhis salam did not achieve the diploma accolades that we have. Ibrahim Alayhi Salam achieved something far greater than that, which is fulfilling his purpose to the fullest.
And his purpose is our one Mahalo to Gino, an insanely Abdul, I did not create the gene or the human beings, except to devote their lives to me alone.
If you don't fulfill that purpose of yours, then in essence, your life is a waste. My life is a waste.
If I were to have an excellent, brand new, more expensive, fancier car,
but then I use it as a closet.
That's an utter waste because the car was not made for that no matter what it is the kind of car that I have.
If I have a state of the art refrigerator, and I use it as a shelf for my cereal only, that is an utter waste. It's a usage. But it's one waste of usage because that's not what it's for. Likewise, if we achieve everything, and we don't fulfill the purpose for which we were created, then our lives are an utter waste.
Whereas Ibrahim Ali salams life was just that perfect. And you know, we constantly need to redefine what it means to worship Allah because every language has its connotations. And the word a bad that the word worship sends our head in very limited direction.
We think of prayer we think of fasting we think of ritual. Or we may think of ritual and obedience. I'm worshiping Allah means I belong to Him. So I'm going to be but the word the bad that in reality we a lot chose the most eloquent of speakers chose to define our purpose means as his innermost core to love Allah above all else. This is a meaning that doesn't even exist in English when you say so until was worshipped by the people. They mean he had a lot of fans, they were head over heels in love with him. They don't mean that the fans made so Jude's that actor or so due to that celebrity, so worship, you sure it's going to translate into you surrendering to Allah and being present
wherever I live, though, didn't want you.
But at its core, it is a surrender that stems from supreme love for Allah.
And so interestingly, we should ask ourselves a few things, is that our understanding of our purpose?
Is that what do we emphasize in our worship of Allah within ourselves or to our families? Do we instill in them to love a love more than not just love the people more than you fear? Allah Subhana was Allah is that the most highlighted aspect of our Islam, the most dominant feeling we have towards our religion? And our Creator? That should be the case for Ibrahim alayhis salam it was the case.
How do we know that?
from so many different ways, the sacrifices were very obvious. How are you able to sacrifice your child and the story that you all know? How are you able to sacrifice your livelihood and be disowned by your parents and be thrown into a fire and continue to submit and continue to submit even when it's difficult for you to submit? Because your love for a lot was greater than your love for comfort, or else you wouldn't have done it. Your love for Allah was your greater for your love. For family. It was Supreme. And many people who falter by the way in their religious commitment, you will see that the falter is in the fact that other things snuck into their heart Even if momentarily
in terms of their supreme love.
Whereas Ibrahim alayhis salam, you know, Allah said WhatsApp has Allahu Ibrahima Allah Allah. Allah has taken Ibrahim Agha Holly you know the halal is
in Arabic the word halal means gap. The province of Islam said block every felon block all the gaps when you're standing in prayer. The Helene is the person who there's no more gaps left in his heart.
To love anything else in the way that you love your number one. So allow us his number.
For one and there was no interference, nothing could infiltrate our life when we see our kittens consistency sometimes you can say okay that I would not have done something I don't love. Therefore Something must have infiltrated. Even if for a moment, my love for money over my love for Allah my love for sleep over my love for Allah, my love for the social bonds over my love for Allah Subhana Allah Allah. And so your purpose you were created for a VEDA that means Allah created you to love and so you're gonna love no matter what. Either you set up the love hierarchy in your heart correctly, where you love a lot most or else you will not be able to surrender and to worship and to
fulfill the way Ibraheem alehissalaam did
and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
He draws an example and you wonder why he said this to us.
In Final Buhari, Abu hurayrah the lawan said that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said if tetiana Ibrahim Alayhi Salaam,
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that Ibrahim alayhi salam, even after he reached 80 years of age, he circumcised himself you know this very delicate procedure that is a part of the fifth along the Islamic hygiene in the Islamic protocol for purity.
This circumcision that a man does,
from the place where they relieve themselves, right?
He said, sal Allahu Allah said and he did this at the height of 80 years old with a local Doom Alfa Doom they said is basically a sharp bleak.
Meaning he the province offered them saying he couldn't even find the most proper tools for the procedure. And so when you love someone or something enough, you don't understand the concept of excuses.
Sometimes we work hard to find an excuse to not have to do something. Ibraheem alehissalaam was so dedicated in his love for Allah so consumed by his love for Allah, that he did not consider anything a valid excuse
for the sake of living up to that love. May Allah grant us and view a life of loving him the way his Prophet did Allah I mean, I could only handle stuff for a while. I'll be Emily
and hamdu Lillah wa salatu salam O Allah Milena Viva La Ilaha Illa bajo la sharika Harsha Dona Mohammed Abu Abu hora solo
It is one of the signs that a lot as though it then loves you that you love him. So kind of horadada is of the greatest sign and you will know that you love him by your surrender to Him. I hope that was clear from the first part of the multiple. That's why I live though Genesis a love brings about the people you're a boom or you're a Buddha who that love that he loves them and they love him.
It is always reciprocated. If it's a reality.
Another sign quickly that you are beloved to Allah.
Is that Allah,
places in your heart love and concern for his creation.
And that is why when Ibrahim Alayhi Salam is the beloved of God, the Beloved of Allah subhanho wa Taala he had so much love, which showed in so much concern with the creation of a lot. I mean, wasn't just his son. We all know that when Allah commanded him to show his love by being willing to give up his son in flutter. What did Ibrahim Alayhi Salam do? He went to his son and said in the autofeed, Miami and he has the Hulk I see in my sleep that I'm slaughtering you from Little Mazda sada. So consider that, what should I do? What do you think? Why was he asking him was it brought him out? He said, I'm going to vote it out. Should I listen to a lot or not? Was he going to act on?
It's my opinion? Absolutely not. He just wanted to make sure that when he was submitting his son was submitting as well.
It wasn't just him, wanted to make sure his heart was in the right place as well. And that's why the next is his column as lemma once the two of them submitted and he laid him down. But you can say concern for your kids is natural. It's not necessarily a sign of faith and loving a lot of diligence.
loving his father who didn't treat him well. That's less likely. Many everyone loves their kids. people struggle to love their parents because they don't appreciate their otherwise right. That's what I love tells you to be good to your parents doesn't tell you to be good to your kids. Because the task with the parents, but Ibrahim Ali is when you read through the orang carefully he was very concerned about his father.
Even though his father was so callous with him, threatened his life was with the people that throw him into the fire. He said to him, yeah, in a half one year Mr. Gatto milkman, I'm worried I'm afraid that you will be touched in the slightest domestic by any sort of punishment from the Most Merciful, like you see, in his words, his concern, like, do you know what's going on? If the Most Merciful is going to punish you, then you're in real trouble.
And then even go beyond that one step further. Ibrahim Alayhi Salam even had the watchman inside him. This of the signs of Allah's love for him, he has mercy and concern, affection inside him, for the people that rebelled against a law that were not family.
When the angel said we're going to go destroy those people, the town of Lupe alehissalaam.
Allah azza wa jal says, you just didn't know if you follow me, Lou. Yeah, Ibrahim was unhappy. Allah says he comes and he protests in defense of them, give them a little longer give them another chance. You would think that a man after being thrown into the fire and being torn apart and he would say Good riddance hamdulillah cancer, you know, carved out of the body of humanity, let the world he was concerned even for them.
And then the final one, I'll close the whole bow with it. Ibrahim Alayhi Salam had concern active concern for the people that were around that we're not yet around in his time to begin with people that were non existent.
When he says I've been out but I see him Rasulullah minnow, Oh our Lord send for them a messenger among them. And then we get the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam who says to us and as our to me Ebrahim. I am the product of the prayer of my father Abraham.
And then it doesn't stop there. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said to us, and this ties in perfectly with the days when you're supposed to fill them with Vicodin that could be you and me that's a lead. He said for Allahu alayhi wa sallam the day that I was carried through the heavens, because as soon as
I met Ibraheem alehissalaam and he said to me, yeah, Mohammed, Mohammed accurate omeka Kamini Salah, give your own salon from me convey my talents to them. Well, below whom and then jen netta by yerba to torba as battlemat and tell them that Jenna has pure fertile soil, and it has delicious water like pristine water. What an autohotkey on and that its its ground the ground of Paradise is bare, meaning ready for planting.
When he also has held your own mother, the way to plant in their estates in Jenna is by saying Subhana Allah and then hamdulillah and La ilaha illa Allah and Allahu Akbar he's still conveying message still wishing for people to succeed. And so on one on one angle to close the whole book. Ask yourself how much concern active concern How much do you check up on your family, even your children, your parents, your community, the world? How concerned are you about the world being saved?
And at the same time, we especially in these 10 of the hedger these are the days when Medina used to vibrate used to shake from how much they used to make. If no one would go in the markets, make sure people weren't distracted, at least go on your own. And remind people say Allahu Akbar Allahu Akbar Allahu Akbar La ilaha illAllah on to say Subhana Allah Alhamdulillah Allah Allah Allah, Allah Allahu Akbar, in this season, will you remember Ibrahim alayhis salam, remember that he conveyed Salaam to you and remember that he identified for you? What causes one gorgeous tree after another to rise in gender? Male live villages benefit our food, this advice? May Allah benefit us with this advice.
Help us prioritize loving him in our worship of Him. May Allah as though just grant us love of him that never wavers. May Allah grant us the love of him and the love of those who love Him and the love of actions that would bring us closer to loving Him. May Allah send his finest Peace and blessings upon His messenger Muhammad and his family and his companions. Just just that the sentence Peace and blessings upon Ibrahim and the family of Ibrahim in all over the world until the end of time. Allow Muslims to me non Muslim acts when what Medina and Mina Loma Linda has an allergy dinner. we'll hop on our antenna. Roku, garlic and dinner alone imagine fusina taqwa the key hunter
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