Mohammad Qutub – Loving ALLAH 2

Mohammad Qutub
AI: Summary © The upcoming Islam race for Islam's love of God is designed to win individuals by showing their love for God. Visitors can experience the powerful and most praiseworthy types of love, including praise, admiration, and bragging about it. The importance of love in religion is discussed, and reciting the words of Islam is emphasized as the best way to achieve a passion for Islam. The importance of finding the right way to avoid a mistake, prioritizing obligations, and staying in the middle of the night is also emphasized.
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funding continued on to even garner from FY little solid outcome with the stream and so you didn't know email me now Habibi, now Sophie, a bit of costume Mohammed Abdullah

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earning was Sofia here with him woman Serbia, CERN in Medina. Subhana Allah Hi Milena Elana on lantana in LA Lehmann Hakeem Wimbish roughness otherwise silly I'm mainly sunny Cabo holy.

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All praise is due to Allah Almighty.

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We send prayers and blessings upon the final messenger, the Beloved beloved of Allah and the beloved of humanity, Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, his noble family, righteous companions and all those that follow them with the right guidance, until the day of judgment, glory be to you or Allah, no knowledge of we accept that which you have taught us in these, you are the All Knowing the online.

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My dear brothers and sisters,

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may Allah subhanaw taala

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accept from you and me. And may Allah subhanaw taala bless us in the snowbowl month and make us off the prize winners. There are many prizes, prices to be had in Ramadan. So may we be of those who win so many of those prizes, the Mercy of Allah is forgiveness, coming closer to him, protection from hellfire,

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everything as you can imagine, this is the time this is the time when Muslims come back to Allah subhanho wa Taala when they repent to Allah subhanaw taala when they make resolutions, what things they want to fix in their life. This is the time

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I started the topic which I want to continue today.

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And this is loving Allah subhanaw taala.

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And it goes both ways, achieving Love of Allah subhanaw taala

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and winning his love.

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Both very important.

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And of course, in the end, the prize, ultimately

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is for Allah subhanaw taala to love. And this is not something simple.

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If you win the love of Allah subhanaw taala

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then you want it all you have achieved the best

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that anyone would like to achieve in this world. Forget the material benefits, forget material rewards or financial rewards. We're talking about the love of Allah subhanaw taala that which every Muslim seeks to achieve in their life, if you achieved the love of God

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What else do you want more than that?

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And ultimately, someone may say, Well, I want paradise. Well, if you win the love of Allah, Allah you will be

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you will be protected from

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the authentic hadith

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that Allah azza wa jal will not throw his beloved into hellfire.

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And this came as a comment after the famous story when the Sahaba saw the woman

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hugging her child and pouring all of the love in their hearts for her child and the Sahaba were amazed by this love and he asked them

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Do you see or do you think that she will throw her child in the hellfire and listen? Of course she will not do so as she's able to protect him from the hellfire. He said Allah subhanaw taala has more love and mercy towards his slave servants than this mother for her child and he said, Allah will not flow he says

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that by Allah, Allah was not throw his beloved into hellfire. May Allah azza wa jal grabbed this and make us of those whom he loves.

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Brothers and sisters.

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When we speak about the love of Allah subhana wa ala

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there are many types of love in this world.

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There are types of love which are praiseworthy, and others which are blameworthy

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the types which are praised or praiseworthy, of course,

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the types of love

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that human beings share amongst each other.

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A father to a child, a mother to a child, vice versa, husbands and wives,

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relatives and families towards each other. All of these beautiful types of love that Allah subhanaw taala has actually commanded.

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Then there is blameworthy types of love loving that which Allah subhanaw taala hates loving

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To commit sins when

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or loving in a state of haram, okay, which is outside the umbrella of marriage and things of that nature.

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there is the love

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of those who worship others besides Allah subhanaw taala loving those that they worship besides Allah, that is also love.

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And this is the worst type of blameworthy, love, love of idols

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things that are associated as partners with Allah subhanaw taala and this is why Allah subhanaw taala mentioned this in the number four when he says about the ultimate learnership

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we're Latina

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there are people,

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one who takes partners besides Allah subhanaw taala

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they love, like the love of Allah subhanaw taala what does this mean?

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This means, they love those idols that they have taken besides Allah subhanaw taala they live, as they are supposed to love Allah subhanho wa Taala

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for that they have associated

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they love Allah subhanaw taala This is another possible meaning.

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They love Allah subhanaw taala but they also love these idols. So what they have, what have they done, they have associated in the love that they should have singled out to Allah subhanaw taala those idols.

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So their love of Allah azza wa jal is not pure. It's not complete. You see.

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And this is why Allah subhanaw taala is blaming them.

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Your head wound Billa when levena men who

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don't think that their love of those items, is the greatest love that has ever been experienced in this world, the greatest love ever experienced in this world is the love of the true slave servants of Allah.

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For Allah subhanaw taala for the creator for the sustainer

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for the one who deserves all love for the one whom hearts were created to love.

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When the Xena

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those and those who are believed,

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have more love for Allah, the the meaning of the verse, the ones who truly believe in Allah subhanaw taala have more love in the hearts for

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those who associate partners with Allah for their idols.

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the love of Allah azza wa jal is the greatest love and it goes beyond even the love of the pagans for their idols. And it is the most pure love because they have singled out Allah azza wa jal for their love. And they made him the object of all of their love. But what about the worldly love?

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That if I am going to love Allah subhanaw taala with all of my heart, does that mean that I must cancel my love for my children, for my brothers and sisters and so on and things of that nature? No,

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there's no contradiction.

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But only if you are loving all of those in the dunya because they also love Allah subhanaw taala if they do not have a new harbor look for them, then there is a problem. That's where the contradiction comes. Otherwise, if you are going to single out Alonso's with all of your love. It is with that love that you love your children and your parents and your brothers and sisters in Islam and things of that nature. Because it is love that Allah has commanded so out of your love for Allah, Allah and your obedience. You are carrying out this love for others in the dunya

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with the condition that they love Allah subhanaw taala and we'll talk more about essential

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when we speak about love, brothers and sisters

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Let us speak about some of the signs

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of loving and last.

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And then Salah will

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dig deep into the methods

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in terms of the science,

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what are some of the signs that we can use to understand if we love Allah subhanaw taala or not? You and I are claiming to love Allah subhanaw taala do we really love Allah azza wa jal, here are some of the signs that you can use as a standard. Number one.

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If your love is true, for Allah subhanho wa Taala it will only increase

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even if you are tested with adversity.

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Not easy.

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Right? That's a difficult one will only increase with adversity. It means whether Allah azza wa jal

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blesses you with prosperity, or whether he tests you with adversity, it's the same. It makes no difference to you. If Allah azza wa jal has made you poor, if Allah azza wa jal has tested you with sickness, may Allah cure the Muslims.

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If Allah subhanaw taala does any of this, it is the same for you.

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As if Alonso just has given you a loss Clinton has provided for you it's all the same, it makes no difference. This is a sign that the love of Allah subhanaw taala is sincere and it is not easy to achieve. And this is why a man has and

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when does a person reached the pinnacle of loving Allah azza wa jal, he said, When it doesn't matter to you, if he gives you His bounty, or he withholds from you. It's the same. I love Allah subhanaw taala whether he gives me doesn't give me it doesn't matter. If your love is contingent on what he gives you. It's not sincere.

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It's become a quid pro quo, it's an exchange. It's like the famous Hadith where Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu sallam said that the one who connects with kills, and family, Phyllis,

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this is when you are connecting with your family, whether they are connecting with you or not. Even if they disconnect their ties with you, you are trying to mend the relations and trying to connect with them. If it becomes well, if they're good to me, they call me then I'll call them. If they give me a gift, I'll give them a gift. This is quid pro quo. This is exchange. This is what nations do on a political level. You will give me something I'll give you something. Right? This is what's going on all the time. This is not what's required. When we're talking about loving Allah subhanaw taala. Sincerely, it's not a matter of exchange, whether you give me or you withhold you do what you

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please, I love you and you, you do what you please, this is not going to affect my love.

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its lack of it.

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Number two,

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always deprecating oneself and one's deeds.

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In other words, not becoming proud with one's deeds. What does that have to do with love, tell you, when you look down upon your deeds, it is because you are realizing the magnificence of the one you love.

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And when you realize that magnificent and you ponder and deliberate over it, you realize your deeds are absolutely nothing compared to what he actually deserves. And this is a sign that you love him. If you love Allah subhanaw taala you will never feel you've done enough. You always feel you haven't done enough. Even if you just praise the cause of Sahrawi or you prayed later on in your house. You always feel you haven't done enough. It's not enough he deserves more from me I loved him subhanho wa Taala what was looking down upon one's oneself and one's deeds

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should never come to the position of

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I prayed

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yesterday or 20

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or whatever it may be. I have done my day's fill of worship today.

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Never, ever be proud. If you love Allah subhanaw taala and you realize how much he deserves from you. You always look down upon your deeds, as in the famous Hadith which we mentioned many times. The Prophet Muhammad SAW seldom, that is one word to fatigue oneself in worship from the day they are born till the day they die, seeking the pleasure of Allah subhanaw taala

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on the Day of Judgment, they will disdain that worship

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From the day I was born till the day I resigned, I live my own life and worship, on the Day of Judgment, you will look down upon it, realizing what Allah truly deserves, from

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True Love, My dear brothers and sisters, as was mentioned by some of the pious generations before us, in an authentic narration, true love blinds and definitely

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you've become blind

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to what's around, you love this person, you could care less if someone comes up to you know, you did this and this and this. Did you know that she said this and this and this, if you love the person, you could care less, right?

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True love blind. And

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some of the scholars commented on this saying, therefore,

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if you truly love Allah subhanaw taala you will see everything that comes from Allah as good.

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You could care less.

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Whatever Allah azza wa jal does, of course, he is not about what he does, you and I are the ones were asked let us along, if at all, but whatever Allah azza wa jal chooses to do, to test you to give you whatever it may be, it is good. It is good, it is from my Lord. It is from the one I love, I couldn't care less.

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I love Allah subhanaw taala. And therefore, everything that he does for me is good, whether it is tribulation, or whether it is prosperity, and money and provision, and so on. And this is the way

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pious generation before us used to look at it, they would be tested with things, they would love nothing more than to keep the status quo, even though it may seem on the face of it important, like in the case of Omar Abdulaziz, when

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some of the loved ones of his head dies all on the same date. If I remember correctly, his brother and another relative and so on. Three of them had died on the same day. And upon that,

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someone was asking him and saying to him, Subhan Allah, look at this, this adversity that Allah azza wa jal has tested you with what was you know, If only it could be different or

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basically, if not all has been taken on the same day? And

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was busy lamenting it was it was a difficult time. He didn't quite hear what he said. Then later on, he said, repeat what you said. He repeated what he said. He said no by Allah. I don't wish that anything that has just happened, did not happen. In other words, I like it the way Allah azza wa jal decreed it, whatever Allah Subhana Allah decrees, this is what I love. I don't want to change anything of what Allah azza wa jal has willed or decreed.

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We truly love Allah subhanho wa taala.

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We will miss him.

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We will miss him, and we will want to meet him and we would love to see him.

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If that doesn't exist, then there's something wrong with that love that we are claiming. Because naturally when you love someone, you miss them, right? Your wife has been gone for a long time and you love her. You're going to miss her. You want to see her and vice versa. Same with your children. Same with anyone that you love a brother or sister for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala if you love them, you will miss them. If you're missing them, you don't truly love them. If you love something, you're going to miss it.

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And you're going to miss it crazily.

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And you're going to want to meet it and see it.

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If we love Allah azza wa jal, we will miss him.

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We will want to see him, we will want to meet him. Prophet Muhammad,

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whoever loves meeting Allah azza wa jal, Allah will love meeting him and whoever hates meeting Allah Allah will hate meeting him. And

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there's a lot to say about that hadith, which we have said before, but the idea is loving to meet Allah subhanaw taala and wanting

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to see him and this is why

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the best, those who miss Allah subhanaw taala and continue to miss him and love to see him as prophets. Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah and he did something interesting.

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That may not immediately be obvious, as a sign of missing Allah subhanaw taala

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when one day he went out with the companions, and it started to rain. And then our beloved Prophet Muhammad

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Salam didn't want something you don't expect.

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He started exposing his body to the rain.

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And baring his holy skin, to the rain,

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when he was asked about the competitors, why did you do that?

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Why don't you expose yourself with the rain on Messenger of Allah, You know what he said for

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close meaning. He said it is very recent from Allah, this rain that is coming, it's very recent, from Allah subhanaw taala as Allah as

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the rain came from above, it is very recent from Allah subhanaw taala. So he started exposing himself to it, this is this is showing how much he misses, to be with Allah and to see Allah subhanaw taala as if the rain is something close to Allah subhanaw taala that has just come from above. So he was exposing himself to sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, this is about missing Allah subhanaw taala another important sign of

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loving Allah subhanaw taala

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brothers and sisters

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when we talk about

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seeking the love of Allah subhanaw taala

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we have to mention the following.

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And even Malik reported that a person came to Allah's Messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and said

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when would be the last hour

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when the Zoom will be on?

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Of course, a Muslim will not ask that question because they know that it is part of the hidden

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that Allah azza wa jal has reserved knowledge for himself. No one knows when the day of judgment is here is asking when is the Day of Judgment Prophet Muhammad wa sallam immediately wants to guide him to that which is more beneficial.

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What did you prepare for?

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Who cares when it is when did you prepare for the Day of Judgment?

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What did you prepare for meeting Allah? subhanaw taala? Not about when is it? What can you do for it?

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What preparation Have you made for it? He said,

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the love of Allah and His Messenger is my only preparation. It means I haven't done much in terms of worship. But I love Allah and His Messenger sallallahu alayhi

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wa sallam said, you are going to be along with the ones you love. Allah Allah, Allah azza wa jal grant us paradise with Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi salam, he said you will be along with the one you love. This is a statement the Companions love

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because of the Lavon

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that know nothing pleased us more after accepting Islam than the words of the Messenger of Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, you will be along with the one that you love, whoever you love, you will be with it. So beware of loving others besides Allah subhanaw taala

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or loving something that Allah azza wa jal doesn't love. Because then you will be deprived.

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love Allah and the Messenger of Allah Azza wa sallam so that you can be with them on the Day of Judgment. Otherwise, if you love something besides Allah, like the love of Allah, like we mentioned previously in the new will be resurrected with

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and this is a reality brothers and sisters, this is not something these are not fairy tales of people dying Subhanallah and instead of visiting and preoccupying themselves with the shahada before their death, they preoccupied themselves with something that they loved in the dunya such as music, instead of saying La ilaha illa on their deathbed Subhanallah they are repeating some music that they used to listen to, for hours and hours Subhan Allah azza wa jal

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make us Furman Amen.

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You're about to give me the last version and you are repeating the the the the hollow words of some musician or someone that didn't love Allah subhanaw taala instead of saying

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instead of saying the shahada

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or maybe saying or asking for a last cigarette, Allah,

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Allah cigarette just before that why because they love it. They love this so much.

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And Allah azza wa jal will resurrect, doing what they were doing.

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This is part of the justice of Allah subhanaw taala love Allah azza wa jal, my dear brothers and sisters

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upon that

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said I love

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of Allah.

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And I love his messenger. And I love

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probably Allah Allah.

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Not only Allah says Allah and His messenger

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which all Muslims say no Muslim says, I don't love Allah and His Messenger, but the differences many don't have.

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And not only those loves, but some of them hate and call them disbelievers when

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Allah says, I love Allah and His Messenger, and I love

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all the Allah Allah, and I hope that I will be along with them. But I have not acted like them. He is basically saying, I wish I can be with them, but I am not worthy of them.

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Exactly like what you and I say, we are nothing compared to these people. Hardly worthy of them. But Oh Allah, we look. So resurrect us with them.

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I mean,

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of course, beware, don't say to yourself, Well, I'll say the same thing. I love Allah and His messenger. But I have not acted like them I am not capable of performing the deeds that they did. So I will just

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put these on the side No, my dear brothers and sisters, this is empty love. This is

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not the sincere love that we are looking for. This love of our heart is sincere love

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to be like them. But at the same time I confession that I cannot be like them. But I'll do everything I can to try to reach to their level, right?

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Can any of us be as players as possible

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but we'll do our best to be like them right? This is sincere love.

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To want to emulate the one that you love.

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So Allah Allah you were early he was.

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Okay. Brothers and sisters. What are some of the important methods

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for attaining that love?

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Don't see anyone with a pen and paper, so I am sure everyone's going to memorize them in sha Allah. Number one. Reciting unmatch

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can say well, but this is a solution to every other problem.

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No, it is specifically mentioned by Prophet Muhammad, Allah and when.

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pertinent to this topic, loving Allah subhanaw taala. recite the Quran much my dear brothers and sisters, if you want to attain the love of Allah, if you want to love Allah and if you want Allah to love you in return, Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi salam said, the authentic hadith, that whoever is pleased

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to love Allah and His Messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam let him recite in the most harsh

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and some scholars said that that is a reference to reading Quran specifically from the Quran itself. Okay.

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And they give different possible reasons for that. But the idea is, if you want to love Allah Subhana Allah and His messenger from Allah resizeable on

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spend time with the Quran, give me time for the Quran, so that you can attain this. Why you ask? Because that is the speech of Allah, because it is the words of Allah subhanaw taala

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and loving something necessitates that you love that person's speech.

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If you love your wife, you love hearing your wife, right? If you love your husband loves listening to your husband, and vice versa. But if you love something, you love to hear it, you want to hear that speech.

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And it's, it'll be like music to your ears, like Halloween music to your ears, or let's say, as opposed to Hello music.

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It will be something that you enjoy hearing.

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And this is the way the Quran is supposed to be for us, my brothers and sisters. It is the best thing that anyone can hear. And this is why when you see people, quote unquote, so much enjoying music to the to the extent that you know they start doing some strange actions and and it's almost like this, we're gonna start dancing, and it's taking them to different heights. The Quran does this for a Muslim, many, many multiples over

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when a non Muslim asks, well, how do you deprive yourself of music? I tell them is a million times

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Better the music because not only doesn't have the supposin rhythm that you are attracted to, you are listening to the words of Allah, you are listening to the words of the supreme the Almighty, you are listening to perfect speech. You are listening to speech which is true from A to Z, as opposed to the words people are putting together and making music other

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brothers and sisters

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but here you're hearing the words of Allah azza wa jal and he is discussing topics with you, which are

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so important for our life here in this dunya about talking about paradise talking about hellfire.

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Music, even on the level of enjoyment, I'm trying to say forget the fact that music is haram and when Quran is halal, I'm just talking about enjoyment, enjoyment of the Quran. If we truly love Allah subhanaw taala will be on a different level than those who love music and their enjoyment.

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If you want to love Allah subhanaw taala then we read the Quran much as indeed.

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Allah is the one who says,

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I love Allah, but they do not love reciting the Quran because this is the speech of Allah. Do you love Allah when you want to hear Allah? Then you want to know what Allah subhanaw taala has to say, right?

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This is true love. And this is why you find that the Prophet sallallahu wasallam the companions that

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they spend their nights with the Quran, nothing else.

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They spent so much time on because they loved it, they missed it.

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for a certain period of time they were away from the Quran. They miss the Quran they miss hearing the words of the Lord so they come back to the Quran they miss hearing the words of Allah subhanaw taala This is the number one

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for achieving Love of Allah azza wa jal and for Allah subhanaw taala to love us. In return, it is the the for all practical purposes the private conversation between you and Allah illusion When you are reciting the when you recite the Quran, brothers and sisters, recite the Quran with full confidence that Allah azza wa jal is speaking to you.

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Allah azza wa jal is speaking to you through the Quran. This is the way we need to look at it. But when we open the Quran recite from it, we are thinking about 100 different other things, and we are busy and preoccupied How can the Quran have that effect on this we sit down, we say

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with all our hearts, I seek refuge in Allah from the devil was going to visit me and occupy me so that I do not hear and benefit from your speech. Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim in the Name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful, completely merciful and when you start reciting, feeling that Allah Azza was speaking himself, then that will be a tool to achieve the love of Allah azza wa jal number two,

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the famous Hadith the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam when he said that there are three

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types of people,

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three things

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that you can do, if you do them, you will taste the sweetness of faith may Allah azza wa jal make you any of those, what is it? Tell us all messenger of Allah. He said,

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that Allah and His Messenger may be more beloved to you, then everything else.

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Allah What

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have you achieved that?

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Have I achieved that to make Allah and His Messenger SallAllahu Sallam the most beloved thing, beyond everything else? This is a life journey my brothers and sisters started from the time where you came to Allah subhanaw taala and understood this meaning until the day you die, to make Allah and His messenger Allah Allah is Allah more beloved to you than everything else in the dunya.

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And it will mean that the decisions that you make on a daily basis will reflect the fact that you love Allah and His Messenger SallAllahu Sallam more than everything else. I'll give you a very, very simple example. If you are sitting with your wife or your husband or your children at home, and you're enjoying yourself, and you know, the time of prayer is just about to arrive, and you're going to go you want to go for the prayer, but you got busy with them and you were playing and enjoying yourself and so on. Guess what?

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They were more beloved to you than Allah and His messenger. Simple examples you can give to yourself

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to see, do we really love Allah and His Messenger Salah more than everything else? Or are their partners in that love?

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Most of the time that our partner is not complete and sincere and pure love for Allah. But

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if you want the true love, they have to become more beloved to you than everything else.

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Very important sit down, ponder and deliberate. Are they really more beloved to me than everything else in this life? Or not? The father was a lot more beloved to you than everything in this life.

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Yeah, yes. Okay, if you say yes, then you will be ready to sacrifice. Let's say, what is more beloved to you or most of the love to you in this life? Your family, your children? Are you ready to sacrifice them? To see Prophet Muhammad wa salam and be with him?

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Direct gauge my brothers and sisters, Let's not speak in the theoretical

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standard. Are you ready to sacrifice or not? Yes or no? Simple answer. If you are

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beloved to you than your parents and your children and your family, as he said in the authentic hadith, when he said

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that you will not be a complete believer until I become more beloved to you, then your father and your children and everything else.

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Is he more beloved or not? Use this gauge. If we haven't reached that level, then let us work to achieve that level in sha Allah

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Samus ascetic and a pious worshiper and scholar of the Quran

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and a lover of the Quran

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that I heard Sophia

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will be Aloha.

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Allah He, by Allah, you will not reach the pinnacle of this offense, this fear of coming closer to Allah subhanaw taala and seeking His pleasure and happiness and so on. Until nothing becomes more beloved to you than Allah.

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Until nothing becomes more beloved to you, until nothing is more beloved to you than Allah subhanaw taala

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and whoever loves the Quran, has indeed loved ALLAH.

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So he joins the first two points that we spoke about reciting the Quran and making Allah azza wa jal more beloved to you than everything else in this dunya.

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Number four,

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performing the obligations that Allah azza wa jal obligated and following them by the recommended deed.

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This is very important.

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As was mentioned, Hadith insha Allah performing that which is obligatory why, because Allah azza wa jal only obligated it because it is beloved to him.

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When Allah azza wa jal made it obligatory, it is because it is most beloved to him. The recommended these are not more beloved than the obligatory this, you say, Well,

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are we doing something to exhibit otherwise? Yes. When you focus all your concentration in your prayer in several ways, but you were half asleep and

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you have violated this principle

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is the example clear.

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applies to every other thing in your life. When you compare with that, which is obligatory, and that which is recommended. Actually, it is better for you to be focused in Russia, than to be fully focused on

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being half asleep or fully asleep.

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Of course, they're not mutually exclusive. If you are focusing on both excellent, Allah makes you a meal.

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But the idea is, gives priority to the obligations of Allah azza wa jal because he only made the obligatory so that people can go after them and be more concerned with them because they are more beloved to Allah subhanahu.

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Follow that with their recommended this is the right way to do it. So from now on, brothers and sisters tried to put more focus in the philosophy or maybe you're focusing more on the Sunnah when you're praying a lot, no, put more focus on the Fariba.

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a shot or put all of your focus on that this is something obligatory that is obligated because it's beloved to him, and then you fell asleep.

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Not in reality, I hope nobody falls asleep while they're praying.

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Since you fall asleep metaphorically in the prayer

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and guess what, you cannot compensate it, it's gone. That prayer is gone. You cannot compensate it. That's why I focus from the very beginning. And similarly, focus on the things which Allah azza wa jal obligated, focus on avoiding that which Allah azza wa jal prohibited before going into the molasses. People are speaking about different recommended this and different Sooners, yes, they have completely obligations.

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He's talking about charities, he doesn't pay zakat,

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or they are talking about certain recommended these, yet they haven't avoided the prohibitions of Allah subhanaw taala. Focus on the obligations and the prohibitions, and then go to the recommended this.

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If you do that, in other words, you give priority to the obligation, then you suffer

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with doing many recommended deeds, then you will earn the love of Allah Subhana Allah may Allah make you and me of those

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hilarious the Messenger of Allah Azza wa sallam said,

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Allah says,

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Allah, the strong, the omnipotent, the Almighty, says,

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I will declare war Allah.

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Lot declare the war. You know for a fact who's the winner, who's the loser. I will declare war against him who shows hostility to a wealthy of mine

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to a well, meaning a very pious worshiper, a pious man or woman, someone who is very close to Allah subhanaw taala, who loves Allah and Allah loves in return.

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And the most beloved things with which my slave servant comes nearer to me, is what I have enjoined upon him. And my slave service keeps on coming closer to me through performing the law in the recommended this, until I love him.

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Then I become his sense of hearing with which he is, and his sense of sight with which he sees and his hand with which he grips and his leg with which he walks. And he asks me, I will give him and if he asks My protection, I will protect him.

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And I do not hesitate to do anything. Of course, there's a hesitation that is the only worthy of Allah subhanaw taala. We absolve him of making him similar to his creatures.

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And I do not hesitate to do anything as I hesitate to take the soul of an unbeliever for that. And I hate to disappoint him, Allah. Allah hates to disappoint you, but you love to disappoint him.

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Allah hates to disappoint us with anything. But you and I put him behind our backs, put his speech and his Quran behind our backs. He hates to disappoint us. But we've disappointed him day and night.

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He's expecting us to get up in the middle of the night to pray.

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But we're sleeping Oh Allah. We prefer the pillow. The pillow is better for us than you.

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The bed is better for Allah. Allah forgive us.

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We disappoint him

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day and night, but he hates to disappoint us. Do you love Allah more now

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that Allah azza wa jal grant us is not the best thing to learn the love of Allah, the obligatory deeds, then increasing as much as possible, the recommended deeds. This is a true sign of the love of Allah.

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And you'll find that many of these, there's some overlap between the science and the methods as we'll see.

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And then Allah azza wa jal will, what he'll become the sense of hearing with what you hear, and the sense of sight with what you see. What does this mean brothers and sisters it means that you can only do and see

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what Allah azza wa jal loves.

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You have become so entrenched in the recommended deeds and in the love of Allah,

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you will reach the pinnacle, the highest mountain of the pleasure of Allah where my II will become your earring and your seat means you can no longer

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I see what Allah doesn't wants you to see.

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And you can no longer hear what Allah azza wa jal hates, or a horse that you hear or listen to. You can no longer do with your hands and your feet and your legs, anything except that which pleases Allah. It means your hearing and your sight and everything that you do. You wherever You go to wherever you walk, whatever you do with your hands. You can only do it seeking the pleasure of Allah subhana wa Tada. This is the ultimate love. You know why? Because all of this is an expression of loving Allah. You can only do what Allah loves, and you can no longer do what Allah azza wa jal hates for a horse, then you will rise to the level of the willie

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May Allah azza wa jal grant us that it's not impossible. Don't say no, no, when he is something impossible when he is flying. You know, no, no brothers and sisters, when we talk about only it is part of the

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this is not, we're not talking about stories, you know, in the heavens of people flying and, and people walking on water, there's a reality for only the one that is the closest person to Allah subhanaw taala,

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who reached the love of Allah, Allah, through the obligations, or through the recommended these, and so following Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, there's a very concrete method for achieving Wilaya.

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When we have to go after, and it is a reality, that Allah subhanaw taala make us of those.

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As you do more and more recommended deeds, brothers and sisters, that increases your love for Allah, right. And vice versa. In other words, you do more deeds, Allah will love you more, as the Hadith says, and as your love of Allah increases more, the more you love to do recommended the right, the more you love to stand before Allah and prayer, the more you love to recite Quran, the more you love to give charity, the more you love to be good to people around you, especially your family and your children, and so on. The more you love Allah, the more you also increase in deeds. So it is a beautiful equation and it's a reversible equation, right? The chemists and the chemical engineers,

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they talked about reversible equation. So here we have something reversible. And this is beautiful.

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And this is why

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we'll talk about a specific recommended date and this is PM.

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that's Allah azza wa jal says

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the one who claimed to have attained the love of Allah azza wa jal

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but is sleeping and not standing up and is a liar.

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It is a false claim to love Allah subhanaw taala as you spend the night when he comes closer to you, sleeping, right. Allah is drawing near to you on a daily on a nightly basis Subhanak yob

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on a nightly basis,

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descends to the lowest heaven, a descent that is suitable for His Majesty and he calls on people isn't there anyone calling on me asking of me asking my forgiveness, so that I may give his drawing nearer to you, you are not drawing nearer to him.

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It is a line. If someone claims to love Allah, yet they are drawing closer and closer to you and you are not drawing nearer to him. Your beloved is coming closer and closer to you.

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And you are not coming closer to them.

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Something is wrong, right? Allah azza wa jal is coming close to you but you are sleeping, you prefer to sleep.

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And then he continues in the saying that everyone who loves someone would love to be alone with him and so on. And this is why

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they love to stand before Allah and the night prayer all alone.

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Exactly as you like to be alone with your loved ones.

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The same thing they loved Allah Subhana Allah and Allah loves them. So they love to be alone with Allah subhanho wa Taala in the middle of the night, and indeed this is one of the most important finds methods for attaining the love of Allah azza wa jal specifically pm when they are standing in the middle of the night, when no one sees you. It is only you and Allah, and it is only the speech of Allah nothing else.

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is the ultimate

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in seeking the love of Allah subhanaw taala as a sign that you truly love Allah subhanaw taala

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When you prefer him to that which is more most beloved to you, such as your pillow and your blanket and your comfortable bed

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another method for achieving the love of a luxury and by the way, I'm not going to finish. In fact I'm far from finished. I expected to finish I need another talk. So if Allah azza wa jal

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gives us that opportunity if the

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are responsible in the masjid will give me another opportunity. Inshallah, we will continue with insha Allah. Number five, making the love of Allah subhanaw taala above one's own loves and desires.

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This is true love, if you love Allah subhanaw taala what he loves, becomes more beloved to you than what you love.

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If there is something which is a desire of yours, and it contradicts the love of

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the love of Allah subhanaw taala becomes supreme. This is a sign that you love Allah subhanaw taala It is similar to the sayings of Prophet Muhammad Al Salam when he said

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none of you becomes a true believer

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none of you become true believers until your house

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you're lonely desire follow that which Prophet Muhammad wa salam both of this

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it means even your house

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is in line with the sunnah of Prophet Muhammad Salah whatever he has

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brought broadcast his way. Similarly here, it means you're lonely desires are not the dominant ones. The love of Allah takes precedence over whatever lowly desires you have, whatever you think, or you certain desires that you have, or ideas that you have, that may not be correct, the love of Allah takes precedence over all of that.

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And over all of the things that you may love in this union, but the love of Allah subhanaw taala becomes great.

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So making Allah's love above one's own love and desire

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and I will stop here in sha Allah

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and we will continue Inshallah, in a time that will be announced that Allah azza wa jal grant us His love, may Allah, Allah make us of those who love Him and His messenger Allah, Allah Allah, Allah azza wa jal make us of those that win the love of Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah azza wa jal grantors paradise and bring us together in the highest of paradise with our beloved prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and may Allah subhanaw taala grant a security on the day of judgment and may Allah azza wa jal

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make the best day the day when we meet him in sha Allah, Allah subhanaw taala not to expose us on the Day of Judgment. May Allah subhanaw taala grant us a look at his beautiful face on the day of judgment in the highest of paradise along with Prophet Muhammad salah and the companions and those who follow them on the pious generations. May Allah subhanaw taala forgive us all and accept from us all vertical a frequent satanic Allah Mohammed admission to Allah Allah

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