Tafsir Juz 29 #01 Al-Mulk 1
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Upon the final messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we bear witness that there is no God worthy of worship but Allah Almighty, and that Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is his slave Servant and Messenger. We say as the angels replying to Allah subhanaw taala glory me to you or Allah, no knowledge have we accept that what you have taught us will lead you on the All Knowing the all wise.
And we ask Allah subhanaw taala to open our hearts and our brains to the Nano Quran and to help us to implement it in sha Allah to make it an argument for us and not against us. And an intercessor for us on the Day of Judgment in sha Allah.
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
By Allah's grace and only His grace, we finished the 28th section of the Quran. And today insha Allah will start section 29 and the beginning chapter is through an Mulk
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blessing is He in Whose Hand is dominion and he is over all things competent.
This surah My dear brothers and sisters is one of the greatest chapters of the Quran. Where
Allah Subhana Allah Allah has given it a special quality.
There are many Hadith concerning the virtues of many of the chapters of the Quran. A lot of those Hadith are weak Allahu Allah. However, the Hadith regarding the virtue of this chapter is authentic.
And that is the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told us
that there is a chapter in the Quran 30 verses, which will intercede for the one who recites that on the day of judgment until he is forgiven. And this is sort of, and this is an authentic narration will hamdulillah in another variation, which is also authentic, Allahu Allah,
on the authority of Abdullah and Miss road will be Allah on that. He said, that, on the Day of Judgment, or sorry, the person will when he is in his grave,
something will come to him in his grave and specifically towards his legs. And this could be Allah Allah, the punishment of the grave.
And it will say to it, that you cannot get to me because he used to read upon me Surah Al Mulk and then it would come to him or the the the punishment or Allahu Allah would come to him from the direction of his chest
or his stomach, as the narrator says, and then the chest or the stomach will say, you cannot get to me, because he used to write, you recite or used to recite and put it inside me Surah Al Mulk and then it would come to him from the direction of his head.
And his head will see that you cannot get to me, because he used to use me to recite, Seward a book and therefore it is a manual. It is the one that prevents it is the barrier between a person and the punishment of the grave and it will protect from the punishment of the grave. And he says, and it is in a
it is in a Torah as Surah Al Mulk. Whoever recites it in a light
has done much good.
a shorter narration for an email. He says that whoever reads Tabata cannot be via the hill woke Sora every night
Allah azza wa jal will protect him with that recitation from the punishment of the grave May Allah azza wa jal, Nick, you and me of those, and reserves that the use to
name this chapter surah Al Manaea, the one that prevents and what it prevents Allah Allah is the the punishment of the grave. These will allow Allah, our authentic heartbeat concerning the virtue of this blessed sewer, and the importance of reciting it on a nightly basis and the one who is consistent in this in sha Allah will be protected from the punishment of the grid. And this is a great reward that we should all seek. And this is why
Imam Hussain, one of the greatest scholars of Allah Allah, he said that after realizing this virtue, he never left the recitation of Surah Mulk. In any night. And he says that this was from the age of tenis, the age of 10 years is the h1 sax distinguishing this is when you can say, seven years old, from that time, he never left reciting Surah to look on a nightly basis. But this is an with this great virtue, protect protection from the punishment of the grave.
Who knows? You ally may be in the grave for centuries.
Isn't it worth it? To recite the surah every night with the intention of Allah rewarding us with protection from the punishment of the grave Allah azza wa jal protect you and me from the punishment of the grave. So this is one of the few chapters that
whose virtue is authentic as in the Hadith, and obviously it intercedes and there are other chapters of the Quran also that intercede on the part of the one who recites it on the Day of Judgment, right? Such as what what are the two major big sodas?
Intercession, specifically intercession and arguing for you. Coming in arguing on your part, Zara, the head they also called Zara one.
no, hello, this is homework. Since you couldn't answer it. It's homework I didn't intended to be homework.
Allah azza wa jal protects you and me from the punishment of the grave. He says the baraka let me be the one who had a condition in
is a napkin chapter, as are the
chapters that are coming in sha Allah.
And we know that the Mexican chapters focus on the describing Allah subhanaw taala and his magnificence and his creation, and matters of the ocarina and the day of judgment and so on. And here, ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala is glorifying himself. Tabata can let me be
my dear brothers and sisters, can you or I, as much as we praise Allah subhanaw taala can we ever praise him as he deserves to be praised? Never.
That's why as MD to the famous law of Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam
sweetener and Eileen and Anita Island. We can never enumerate your praise. You are as you have praised yourself.
No one knows the greatness of Allah azza wa jal and his magnificence, except Allah subhanho wa taala, his true magnificence, and this is why his testimony is the greatest testimony, Shane Allah, Allah.
He is the one who has testified that there is no God worthy of worship, but Allah, his testimony is the most important.
And then the testimony of the scholars and the angels and so on. He is praising himself and he says Kabbalah can really be at the hill, and he is the one who is worthy of all praise, and deserving of all praise. And this statement is to teach us to praise Him. In other words, he praises himself. And this is an incentive and a command to us to praise him in this way, Ababa candidemia, the hill Volk,
Baraka is one way of glorifying and praising him.
The other one that we see commonly in the Quran is so bad
I now write and many of the chapters start with such as.
Very good. This is one of them.
Is there another chapter that starts with Barack?
Allah, Allah azza wa jal is glorifying and praising himself. Are there is there a difference between these two words it could be? Well Allah Allah, one of the scholars said that Kabbalah is referring
to things which are tangible
things which are tangible, that Allah subhanaw taala deserves praise over, and that when he mentions mulk, Dominion, he is talking about physical dominion, that everything in the universe, everything in the heavens and earth and in between belongs to Allah subhanahu what Ahana but
in the other
scene, he says, For Subhan, Allah via the Melaku to coalition, and they differentiated between work and motherhood. And they said, Work is this tangible ownership, and when a good is referring more to something spiritual, of the souls and the spirits and so on, and there he said, Subhan Allah dBmV Mallacoota and here he's saying kabbalah khalaby Bab, Al, Allah who Allah this is the opinion of one of the scholars of Tafseer Tabouleh can be a blessing is he or glorified? Is he the baraka here comes from baraka and Baraka is referring to
added growth and blessing.
Kabara can never be at the hill.
It means his blessings
only increase and grow and His mercy only compasses the people and everything in his dominion, Kabbalah candidemia de and Mulk these verses My dear brothers and sisters, very great verses we need, we need to work on ourselves to realize the magnificence of Allah Subhana Allah, through these verses, Kabbalah can never be the Hillman who is the one
who is blessed and glorified Allah subhanho wa taala, in whose hand is dominion,
it means everything belongs to Allah subhanaw taala be at the hill, we know that one of his beautiful names is a Melek, the king and Al Malik the owner, right.
And Al Malik, all of them, they give you slightly different meanings in the Arabic language, all exaggerated forms of ownership, because ownership is Allah's, in the genuine form. The ownership that we see in this dunya is so temporary, and so limited and this is why companies put limited, right?
It's limited brothers and sisters it is ownership is limited, the true ownership is Allah subhanaw taala What do you own?
You own a house.
You might not even own the house, you rent it, you own a car, you own a few belongings here and there. A few Cadis here and there.
People used to own slaves before what ownership Do you have? Allah subhana wa Kahana owns everything. Every atom belongs to Allah azza wa jal created by Allah
and belongs to Allah subhanho wa taala. The ownership is the ownership of Allah azza wa jal, you and I My dear brothers and sisters are property of ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala be proud, don't look at it in a negative way, you and I are property property of Allah subhanaw taala the true Muslim who has realized the reality of his servility to his master,
knows that he is purely property of Allah certain, we are merely slaves to Allah subhanaw taala and the more you realize this, the higher you are in status in the sight of Allah subhanaw taala and let the be at the hill. It means he is in charge of everything. When you say someone owns something, it means they are in charge of it.
They own it, they are in charge of taking care of it. Right? They can do what they want with it.
If I go outside right now, and I start smashing my car,
you can accuse me of insanity. But you can't tell me not to do that. It's mine.
I can do what I please
call me insane.
But don't tell me you shouldn't do that. Or you cannot do that. You can tell me in a religious sense that what you're doing is wrong. And this is not something that Allah has commanded and this is against, because there's no harm right bla bla bla bla bla, and what basis do you do this, but ultimately it's mine.
You can't take me to court based on that because I own it.
Everything in that sense is property of Allah.
he sends his mercy upon us, we are His. If he punishes us, we are his property. Whatever he does, my dear brothers and sisters, it's up to Allah subhanaw taala. It's not up to you and me. And this is why
you are the woman, Yeshua Harmonia, he punishes whoever whoever he was, and he has mercy on whoever He wills, let
alone, he is not asked about what he does. You and I do not hold Allah's version accountable. You and I do not say Why did Allah do this? You can ask him about his wisdom, but you cannot doubt his decree. You and I can say, Why did Allah subhanaw taala between us thinking about the wisdom, but you cannot doubt Allah subhanaw taala or his wisdom
or doubt his decree? He does what he pleases. He is not asked about what he does not by you. What by humanity, not by anyone.
He is not asked, we are asked, you and I are the ones who are asked, take pride in that and announce it with full certainty. Now you
will hear us they are the ones where Allah Subhanallah nowadays because of our lack of faith.
We are asking things like, Well, why does Allah do this? And why does Allah do that? And why did Allah decree this? And I didn't deserve this way because Allah azza wa jal, firstly with this satanic era, now use alumni of alcohol use alone. If we ask those questions, brothers and sisters, we have not realized our two servility to Allah subhanaw taala. And the fact that we are slaves of Allah and property of Allah, He is the owner, he is the king be at the hill.
Can you imagine that everything in the whole universe belongs to Allah subhanaw taala be here behind it means he is in charge. He is in control.
It means everything brothers and sisters around you. It is under the charge of Allah subhanaw taala. When we say that Allah is in charge, it means he is in control. Nothing goes out of his control.
It means every single thing that happens in this universe, if you saying one movement of an animal,
was not by the will of Allah, this is a statement of disbelief.
Rather, every single thing that happens in this universe is only by the will and charge and control of Allah azza wa jal, because dominion is in his hand. And he is the one
who is in control of it and in charge of it. And when you really realize that you start to realize the magnificence of Allah subhanho wa taala. You start to feel your helplessness.
Because Allah subhanaw taala is in charge and is in control. And if that is the case, how can one ever be in doubt? Or
fall into a state of depression or despair of what is going on around us? Allah is in charge and Allah is in control, do what you are asked, this is our problem. We're too concerned about what Allah does. Another level of you and me do most of the people who are asking about other the issue of cadaver and doubting the issue of cadaver and so on.
They're asking about Why did Allah decree this? And why does Allah azza wa jal decree earthquakes and hurricanes and disasters and things like that. And if Allah is in charge of what I do, and he's in control of what I do, I'm just gonna sit and not do anything anymore. So try not to, if I come and I throw a rock at you, sit down, don't move because Allah is in control, or when you get up and try to evade it.
Don't ask about what Allah does. Ask about what your responsibility is and what you are supposed to do. And then you realize that every step you take and every action you take is by the will and control of Allah subhanaw taala then you would have understood this
Kabbalah can literally be the healing mode.
Everything is owned by ALLAH SubhanA wa taala. And this is why we say so little Manichaean with the Owner of the Day of Judgment and in the other narration
Manichaean with the king. Right. And this is authentic of course in the narration of worship alone. They say many came with the, the king of the Day of Judgment. But is he the king of the Day of Judgment only?
Is he the king of the Day of Judgment and not the king now?
They said Maliki only did the kingdom the Day of Judgment, but he is the king of the dunya also, is he not?
So why does he mentioned that judgment?
No, he's absolute now also.
isn't really that many canal?
So, why didn't he say Melaka? Dunya? Will akhira he said Mellie kill me, Dean or malakian with Dean.
Because then that is tough.
Not only the day, not only the final.
That's that's accepted. But in the other eye, he says liminal molecule Young. To whom is the molecule the ownership today? When is this being said? They have judgment limonene will call young the law
is in its milk? Is it will call me then on that day?
No, that's because that's when it's most obvious who is the real king.
But now, it's not. We have Shewhart of ownership. We feel we own things. We don't realize truly that he is the King, the Day of Judgment. You will believe with every atom in your body, that Allah has the king because you will not be able to do a single thing here. You feel some strength and this is our problem.
When Allah gives us strength, and He blesses us, it seems to give us some rebellious pneus of Allah azza wa jal, and we almost feel like, well, I own things too. I am strong. Also, there are things I'm doing. You're doing it on your own, or by the will of Allah subhanaw taala. Your success is you're all by the will of Allah azza wa jal and
I'm working 10 hours a day. I'm achieving. I studied. I worked
did you do it alone?
Have you done have alone?
Oh, look at that. That's why the will of Allah subhana wa jahana.
work and study for 15 hours a day. If it wasn't for Allah helping you Wallah he will look achieve a fraction of what you have achieved. It's all in the hands of Allah subhana wa Tada. That's why on that day, to be perfectly clear, to the Muslims and the non Muslims, that Allah is the king and no one will answer this question. Lehmann will call young, Allah Who Will Answer him so the learning Washington Maha that this ownership is to Allah, the One alcohol the sub doer, he is the one who will answer himself because no one else will be able to answer that question. Ownership is Allah's, he is the king, and all property is his. And this is why it doesn't matter. If we all become as
pious as Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam or if we all become as evil as fell out, it doesn't matter because everything is owned by ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala and piety and righteousness helps you and me and Allah azza wa jal is not in need of you are in need of Him.
Well who Allah condition are they and he is over all things competent.
Lets you think that his ownership
that his ability
only applies to that which he owns.
And that other things may be out of his scope of ability. He tells you that he is over all things competent. Tabara can live up on the hill.
If you agree that he is over all things competent
It, it means there is nothing that he is not capable of.
He is capable of doing anything and everything. And my dear brothers and sisters, our Eman in this ability of Allah azza wa jal is very weak.
You know why? Because you ally, look at the worldly means of this dunya make our conclusions and act ultimately, as if Allah is not over all things capable.
Especially if we get to a level of despair in our life.
But then we ask the question, isn't Allah over all things competent? It's surprising when you say see Muslims saying the Muslims will never come out of the situation they're in now. Subhanallah Cara?
Is Allah azza wa jal not capable of bringing victory to do? Is Allah subhanho wa Taala not capable of bringing about the much desired glory by every Muslim?
Or he says, or she says, the situation I'm in a never find a solution to Subhanallah isn't Allah in charge isn't feed control, isn't he over all things competent? We need to remind ourselves brothers and sisters of this great quality of Allah subhanaw taala that he is over all things competent, nothing is difficult for him.
Everything is easy, and everything
is B and it is it's a matter of when Allah subhanaw taala decrees it whatever situation you're in, whatever problem you're in.
Magnify Allah, by realizing that he is over all things competent. And you will find that your problem is soon over insha Allah because he is over all things capable. Or he says, or she says, If I don't take this job, which is how our money will react to biller. I'll never find a job
Subhan Allah, I will never ever find a job I'll never find sustenance other than this place, which is how Subhana Allah, Glory be to Allah absolved is Allah of this isn't Allah over all things competent? Didn't we learn from the past, that Whoever fears Allah subhanaw taala Allah will lick away out for him. How much we need to remind ourselves of these things, brothers and sisters, we know it as a concept.
We can maybe perfectly explain it to a disbeliever Allah is over all things competent, there is nothing that he is not capable over. But then our actions
show something different. Show a belief other than this belief that he is indeed over all things competent. So Allah azza wa jal owes everything and he is over all things capable.
What is left?
Look at these two beautiful qualities of Allah subhanaw taala. It should raise your iman. It should raise
your perception of Allah subhanaw taala. And by the way, this is a lifelong journey of
realizing his magnificence, realizing that he is over all things capable, our faith increases
in these qualities, he doesn't stay put. It's a matter of building that faith. The more you apply it, the more Allah azza wa jal helps you to realize its truth. The more you recite these chapters, you recite the Quran, you ponder over his great ability. You see it in your reality, your faith in these abilities increase Tabaka lovability will wahana condition in Cadiz
and let the holla out our higher telling you
well who was he is
He Who created date and life to test you as to which of you is best indeed. And He is Exalted in Might the forgiving
and love you Hello Can Mota well hired, he created death and life.
This is an example of the fact that in his hand, is all dominion. He's giving you an example of that.
Since he is the one who has created death and created life. It means he is
the king. He is the owner.
It means everything is a property of Allah so shall we
Because anything that you are pointing to, is either alive or dead.
Right? It's one of the two, Allah created both so he is in charge of everything and everything is his property and that they
will hire. Why did he mentioned that first?
Did the bat raise a question mark in your hand or not? If it didn't raise your hand
how many raise your hand
you found it interesting why he mentioned that before like, okay, good. should ponder over these things. Yes, when
you fail or you read
the understanding, okay. This
is what we are going to.
After that is the life what is going to be everlasting. Okay. This meaning was mentioned by some of the scholars have said, but it's few, not the majority, a few scholars here never mentioned this meaning, and they actually mentioned that this is
a dunya signal that will capture this life is like a prison for the true believer, and it is a paradise for the disbelief. This dunya is nothing this dunya is
when his real life
on the Day of Judgment, as Allah subhanaw taala says one might have been hired to bring in law one.
law he Lehi and higher one, you mentioned that this dunya this is just a place for play and just ridicule. When is the real life and higher one meaning the real life
on the Day of Judgment? So you mentioned El Moussa, this is malt and that is higher. That's an interesting meaning. And I would say a much needed meaning for us as the dunya has changed us. But the
popular explanation for this and there are several Allahu Allah.
Allah subhanaw taala
mentioned that first, some scholars said this is referring to death before life.
Death before life, which
before you came nonexistence
Allah subhanaw taala said look Allah okay for that for learning
from my way to come to my free come to my little job, there is mentioning it four times. How do you disbelieve in Allah and you used to be there then he gave you life. So what is that first death referring to an existence
that he will decree death upon you again then he will give you life again. So some scholars said that this is the non existence
Bella the Halacha Moto and higher
life when is referring to the life as we know it?
the spirits okay
fine, fine. It's not a complete dead souls are there and Allah azza wa jal has taken the the covenant from them. Right. But it's clear from the iron. Welcome to America. You were there before that you were not existed right? Before the the
taking of the souls from the back of so.
Before that, there was nothing you didn't exist. Right? And if you were, we were going to say that that is a period of life. It's not life, as it is now. Right? It wasn't a real existence, where you are completely in charge, just for that time when Allah azza wa jal took the covenant from all of the souls of humanity. Okay.
The other popular opinion
is that Allah azza wa jal mentioned death before life because of what comes after this and that is via Bluetooth.
He created definitely like why, to test you which of you is best indeed, or indeed
the best thing
the best thing to guide people to good deeds and to fear Allah subhanaw taala is the remembrance of death.
It is the concept of death that brings us closer to Allah azza wa jal, it is remembering death that helps us to obey. And to avoid this obedience, is it not? So he mentioned it first and let the Halacha no matter what higher Lea bluer color you have
this testing, to see which of you is best indeed, which is more and better of a reminder for you to do good deeds.
As Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Remember, death often remember or remember the destroyer of pleasures, often, as he told many of the people, and he would scare them. And he would say when he would get up in the middle of the night, and he was waking up some of these companions, and he is saying that the armor is coming, and death is coming, and so on. He's reminding them, when you remember this, and you remember that your time is limited.
Then you come closer to Allah subhanaw taala. And you seek His pleasure, when you remember that you only have a limited time to build
your abode for eternity.
It's staggering to think of it that way.
You build your house in dunya, for 20 years, you sweat to build that house, to live in it for 10 years. And if you're lucky.
But your house of eternity,
how much have you spent building your house for eternity? Not for 10 years.
If you are given the option
that you are going to build a house which will stay with you for 10 years. And you are going to build another house which will stay with you for 60 years.
And you find someone putting all of their effort on the house but not only staying for in for 10 years. What would you say about that person.
And this is just, I mean, this is not even a comparison 10 years to 60 years, just to try to understand it more. We're talking about a house you live in for a few years compared to eternity. When you remember that. And remember that your time is limited. You start striving gives you the incentive to wake up and to start working
during limited time, remember def My dear brothers and sisters
when we remember that Allah subhanaw taala will pick our soul and that we are going to die.
Then we think what where will we be on the day of judgment? And what will we say to Allah subhana wa Tada?
When we think that way, should that not be an incentive to work? That was always an incentive for our pious predecessors to start working, if they were about to sleep. And they remember
or the fact that they will lay in the graves. It woke them up.
It woke them up like it should.
If you're about to doze off, and suddenly you hear a loud thundering on your door, or someone trying to wreck your dog, how do you wake up?
You wake up like a lion.
Suddenly all sleep is gone. Right?
You were almost asleep you're dozing off, but suddenly you are so awake. I used to do that to them. That's real fear. That's real fear of piano of standing before Allah, real fear of death, and where they will be in the graves. Therefore death is the best reminder and this is why Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu sallam said
visit the graveyards much because it reminds you of death.
Do we do that?
not just to bury people just to go and remember, when is the last time you went to the graveyard? Just to remember just to
seek forgiveness for the Muslims that died. And to remember that for yourself.
Have you never felt that you were far away from Allah Subhana Allah
and that you had sunk into into the low levels of this dunya
Didn't you think of going to the graveyard? Maybe it will soften your heart heart.
Prophet Muhammad wa sallam is the one who
that encouraged us to do this. Follow Your Beloved Muhammad Sallallahu because that will remind you that will soften your heart much
of the hardness of the heart is because we are preoccupied with this dunya. And it is because of forgetting about death and forgetting about the meeting of Allah subhanaw taala.
and it will be an incentive to change your condition, and that the caller cannot or will hire, He is the One who created this. And, of course, the obvious meaning of this is that he is the one who decrees life and He is the one who decrees and another
deduction, if you will, the some of the scholars deduce from this, they said that death is the, it's the awesome
it is the norm
and life is just a temporary condition.
The usual condition is that
when you compare the years that you will be dead, compared to the years that you are alive, you will understand how that is the usual condition and life is just the temporary condition. Allah azza wa jal is the one who gives like, at this very moment, a baby was born. And at this very moment, someone died just now, but this instant it happened.
Because it's happening all the time. Allah azza wa jal decrees that and he gives life and all of this in a perfect manner, Glory be to Him at all times. Nothing preoccupies him from another thing he gives life, as He decrees that Allah the Halacha will hire, whether of humanity, whether in the life of animals, whether it's the life of plants, he is giving life, and he is decreeing that Subhanallah what you
need, when you create your nine meter mean and why we keep reading that he brings the dead out of the living in the living, living out of the dead.
Love the Heineken moment I will hire Atelier
Subhana carob This is one of those verses that you and I take for granted. that the kuffaar would love to have, would love to understand and would love to make him dwell in their hearts. The reality and purpose of life.
You and I take it for granted believe me. And God forbid that Allah azza wa jal take this faith in this reality from you will go nuts. You will lose that focus that you have the focus that you have. It's because you know why you're here and where you're going, and what is the purpose. If you didn't have this, you lose that focus. You wouldn't know how to deal with life. This is a reality. Lia blue glass and
he has created death and life. For one reason to test you to see which of you is best indeed, who will do the best via Bluetooth.
It means my dear brothers and sisters, this life is only an abode where Allah azza wa jal tests us that is del tila. It is a place where Allah subhanaw taala tests his slaves servants. Look at it this way. And this is why many non Muslims and many Muslims also this is where they go astray. When they are trying to understand some of the realities of this dunya and they cannot understand it.
You hear many of the disbelievers commonly asking a question, and it's a good question. Why did Allah azza wa jal decrease some of the things which we consider evil, such as sickness, and disease, and handicaps and disasters, and all such things? They cannot quite understand that. And they say they feel that it is contradictory to our claim or that assumption that Allah is the Most Merciful.
The problem is they don't understand this verse.
That's the one word answer to all of the questions, Leah blue
so that he can test you to see who is best indeed, these are all tests. This whole life is a test.
The other answer is sort of
learning has evenness.
And your home life.
They people think
that they will be left to say we believe
without being tested or tried,
what is the meaning of belief? If you are not tested or tried? What is the meaning of health? If you didn't have disease? Right?
What is the meaning of anything? If you didn't have its opposite?
Liam Luuk this is what they don't understand. And believe me, he may be a Muslim and a knowledgeable Muslim, and he cannot come up with this answer. We are blue. It is to test you Allah is testing. And once you tell them this, they cannot answer. Allah azza wa jal is the king, and we are his property. And he is testing and he is testing to see who of us is best indeed, we have
to test you all of it to test whatever happens to you. It's a test. And that's why my brothers and sisters, we make a mistake sometimes, and even some
knowledgeable Muslims and practicing Muslims.
They make this mistake, when Allah azza wa jal test them, they think it's not Allah azza wa jal
dislikes them or is punishing them.
That may be in some cases, it may be a punishment for some sin that you did. And this is how some of the pious generations used to regard this whenever they would see certain things in their life not going as they want.
They would say this is because of a sin that I seen one of the Philippines to see that whenever I would see bad manners in my wife, or
something that I dislike in my the my transportation like cattle and so on. I know it's because of a semi sim and I'm sure of it.
Ultimately, it may be.
But this is not the only
reasoning behind if Tila or testing. Testing may be because Allah loves you. It's the opposite. Someone may come and tell you why did Allah azza wa jal decree this debilitating disease upon me? Give them the answer. Maybe it's because Allah loves you.
And Allah azza wa jal tests who he loves. If anyone has to ask that question, it is perfect Mohamed salah, Salah, it is the Prophet peace be upon them all. That they say what Muslims are saying now? No. It's because Allah loves those prophets. He tests them.
Because after you are tested, you are either purified of sins, or you pass the test and you become even stronger and ready for the next test. And this way, Allah azza wa jal raises your status like gold.
What do you do to purify gold?
You polish it, you polish it.
You burn it.
Anyone have any other way of cleaning gold, you put it in the fire.
You put it in the fire and becomes more pure. A Muslim is supposed to be like go, the more you get burned, the purer you get Allah azza wa jal has first to purify us, and to strengthen us.
This is test the dunya is it tests. It's all about testing, we have Local
Motors, he said, to see as to which of you to test you as to which of you is best in the local
to see who of you will obey Allah and avoid his disobedience and worship Allah subhanaw taala.
But he said leave local paths and lamina he didn't say
hi Jana Allah.
He didn't say,
to see me Who of you will do good.
As opposed to who does bad even though this is part of it, right part of the testing is to see who will worship Allah and who Allah. scholar said he used this term, because the purpose is not only to do good, but to do the best.
The purpose is not only to avoid evil, and to do good, but to do the best that you can, the best of God, the best of deeds, the best of worship. The abuse
is not only about differentiating between the good and the evil, it's about differentiating between the good and the pious, between the pious and the ugly
Allah azza wa jal has an abode for each of those people. Don't think that you can ever get to a limit beyond which Allah azza wa jal has not prepared a word for you. Allah azza wa jal is paradise is 100 levels.
And each level when they look to the other level of paradise, it's like us looking at the stars.
Paradise is is something else. And it is all of these levels. Seek the highest level of paradise. Don't think to yourself, may Allah azza wa jal make us something to others of the lowest of paradise say May Allah make us of the dwellers of Fidel's along with Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, but
along with asking that, put forth that which will make you deserve
a boat. This is why Prophet Muhammad wa sallam said, when you ask ALLAH ask him have the highest of Paradise because Allah is the most generous
as that most intelligent, brilliant youth
when Prophet Muhammad wa sallam asked him ask what you desire.
Our youth today will say
a day with the following soccer player right?
A day with the following singer
whatever they would wish for in this dunya you know what he said? He said I want your companionship in paradise Allah Akbar. These are the youth we want. Now Allah azza wa jal. Yeah and you make them as this one was in sha Allah, He wants his companionship and if you are asked
if you were given that what would you ask for? The best job? The highest status, the best reputation to be king over your state. What would you ask for? Would you ask for companionship with the beloved Mohamed Salah Salem in paradise?
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Wahoo. And as he is a fool, and He is the Exalted in Might the forgiving. He is Aziz, He is Exalted in Might, it means he is the undefeatable
it means Allah azza wa jal
can never be defeated. He is so strong and Exalted in Might, that he is the one who always defeats
it is a warning to the disbelievers. And to the ones who are at war with Allah azza wa jal and messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,
beware Allah is Allah Aziz, He is the Exalted in mind, don't think that you can ever defeat Allah subhanahu wa taala. He is Allah as easy as the all door hide, who defeats all As and is undefeated, but at the same time,
he is a fool.
He is the forgiving, he is the one who can forgive all of your sins, if he saw pleases, if you deserve it, if you ask for it, if he wants to forgive, he is the forgiving and he is the Merciful. He has shown you the two
these two meanings,
they seem contradictory. One of them is showing the strength of Allah subhanaw taala. The other is showing His mercy and His forgiveness and they exist together
so that you don't think that his his might
prevent him from being forgiving. And this is maybe what some Muslims or non Muslims cannot quite understand. When they read about the fact that Allah is Exalted in Might and Allah is strong and Allah is omnipotent and Allah takes revenge upon the evildoers and so on. They feel
that there are no qualities of mercy and forgiveness. Allah azza wa jal combines them well who Allah has is an awful so He is the Exalted in Might, but at the same time he is the forgiving May Allah azza wa jal forgive us
and let the Holocaust
the One who created seven heavens in layers you do not see in the creation of the Most Merciful any inconsistency. So return your vision to the sky. Do you see any breaks
Brothers and sisters, Allah azza wa jal now glorifies himself in the fact that He is the One Who created the heavens. Seven Heavens not one heaven, but seven in the first Iron
and the meanings that we were just exploring Now, earlier blue X and Wahoo and Azizullah foo
let me say something I forgot to mention something about this. The last and lamina
when you talk about the best indeed, the best indeed is what
can you give me a quality of the best deeds
according to the sincerity and so Nevada Luffy these two
that's why it is narrated that alphabet you have the hola Juan, when he explained this, the musical you called us and he sent a hello so who has
the most sincere and the most correct when they asked him What do you mean by Occulus? Was what you said? The one which is most sincere for Allah azza wa jal only for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala and a swab who the most correct meaning the one which is most according and abiding by the sunnah of Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and this is
this is true understanding because you're deemed may be so sincere to Allah.
But it is not according to the Sunnah of Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam and therefore it is not acceptable.
And the opposite may be true. It may be precisely by the sunnah of Prophet Muhammad Rasul Allah and we may hear of many people saying this is by the Sunnah and I am implementing the summit, Mashallah. Is it sincere?
This is the other condition. It has to be sincerely for Allah. It may be perfectly by the Sunnah. But you are not doing it to please Allah, you're doing it to please your Sheikh, or you're doing it to please your brother, or your sister, or your parents or people around you, or to impress those around you. It's not sincere to Allah, it is not acceptable. We have local a Yukon accent Well, I'm gonna meaning the Boston deep, the most sincere and the one which is following the Sunnah of the Beloved Muhammad Sallallahu, alayhi wasallam after mentioning
this, that he is speaking about the creation again, and the creation of the seven heavens. And this is another classic example of the juxtaposition of verses that speak about the importance of worshiping Allah and doing righteous good deeds, and then speaking about nature, and the marvels of the creation of Allah subhanaw taala. The first one is a reference to
which one which Arcada which Robu via we said,
the first one, the first verse,
right, talking about federal law here, right?
Here meaning worshipping Allah subhanaw taala, he is the one who is the only one worthy of being worshipped and so on the next showing the Oneness of Allah subhanaw taala in the fact that he is
a Rubia, that he is a rock, he is the Lord, He is the Creator, He is the provider and so on. And you find this juxtaposition all over the Quran. And the purpose behind it, when you read that Allah is the king, and he is the owner, and he is the creator, and he created the heavens and the earth in such perfection,
then that should push you to worship the one and only Allah Who created the heavens in this way. So he always juxtaposes them.
He says, Who created seven heavens in layers and then the Halacha Saba working with it is enough to realize that Allah azza wa jal has created this universe that we are talking about seven heavens.
And it is possible
that everything that you're seeing is all a sinner dunya.
it is possible that everything we are looking at, and astronomers talk about and they're talking billions of light years, billions of light years itself, how can we fathom it? You know what a billion light years is? What's the light here?
With the speed of light,
that it will take like itself a whole year
to reach. We don't understand this, you know why? Because our eyes only go so far. And everything is so close for Lightspeed when it comes immediately so you see it immediately. But that's not the case with things which are so distant. And that case it'll take like a few minutes to come to you, then you only see it. So you may put your eye on it. But because light didn't come immediately, it took some time for you to visualize it. It's strange, isn't it? The reason that you see things so far immediately is because light travels that
distance in an instant.
What's the speed of light?
Masha Allah, we have scientists. Excellent.
So a light here a whole year for light to trespass that distance. Allahu Akbar. We're talking they talk about billions of light years.