Stories Of The Prophets #9 Joseph

Mohammed Faqih

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AI: Summary © The speakers discuss the importance of peace in Islam and the use of named after individuals in history. They also talk about negative thinking and forgiveness in Islam, as a way to avoid suffering and avoid harm. The segment emphasizes the importance of forgiveness as a means of removing suffering and avoiding harm. They also mention a video about a woman who was supposed to receive forgiveness but was later replaced by a different woman. The speakers encourage forgiveness as a means of removing suffering and avoiding harm.
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One of the greatest prophets Allah subhanaw taala speaks about in the Quran is a prophet when the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam was asked about him. Well, he wasn't asked about him he was asked about the most honorable of people who is the most honorable of people. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said you should use of peace be upon him. He was a prophet, the son of a prophet, meaning Yaqoob, his father, who was the son of a prophet, who is his half Isaac, his grandfather, and he called his father, who was the son of a prophet. Ibrahim Ali said,

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Right? No, no other human being ever in history had a lineage like that. He was a prophet. His father was a prophet, his grandfather was a prophet, his great grandfather was a prophet. I named Salah to Allah Who said, I'm right.

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But what is unique about Yusuf Ali Salam is the Quran tells us his story in a sutra that is actually titled use of named after him. And the story begins with a dream and most of us are many of us are familiar with the story. It begins with a dream that he had as a child.

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And he tells his father about that dream and the Father is truly us. Yeah. Salaam, being a prophet and knowing

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he knew what this dream meant, and what it implies. So he tells him not to tell his siblings

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and keep it to himself. Right? There are sometimes things that Allah Subhana Allah bless you with, that you might just want to keep between you and Allah azza wa jal,

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right. And be very careful as to who you share your dreams, your aspirations and your plans, or your accomplishments with and as a prophesy. Selim taught us when you have a good dream, that may mean something very positive and good. Right? Seek its interpretation. Ask Allah azza wa jal for the best of that dream.

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And only tell those people that you really really trust in you know that they care about you. This is one of the adapt that were were taught. However, one of the greatest lessons we learned from the story of use of Ali Salaam is that he never forgot his dream he kept he kept in maintain positive mindset. And in spite of whatever he had to go through the Quran actually goes through his story tells us a lot of

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parts of it. Right, and what he had to go through, and how his own siblings, his own brothers, conspired against him. And they did to him something that I consider to be utterly one of the worst things that any human being can do to someone else. Not only do they separate him from his family, his father, they actually threw him in a well imagine what it was like for him to be in the darkness of that well alone.

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But he always knew that he wasn't alone.

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He always knew that Allah subhanaw taala was with him, even as a child. And it must have been very terrifying, and it's scary, but he kept positive attitude and positive thinking, and he never forgot his dream.

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And then when finally the rescue comes, and people pull him out, and he sees he sees daylight, they take him into slavery. So from one predicament to another, at least in the well, he was free. Now he's a slave.

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And then they take him and he's being trafficked. May Allah subhanaw taala, free all of the children of the world that are being trafficked, and that are being exploited.

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He's being trafficked. I think he's Salam. And then finally, he goes to a very wealthy, powerful household, the household of the governor of Egypt.

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And now,

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he is provided with an opportunity, right? And he maintains positive attitude and then right when he becomes

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a young man, a youth that has so many ambitions and

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aspirations and bright future.

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He deals with one of the worst

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predicaments of his life. And eventually, in spite of the fact that he was innocent from the charges

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that they put on him and his salaam, he ends up in jail

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with criminals

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and he says there for years.

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For years, he's in jail for doing absolutely nothing as a matter of fact for doing the right thing.

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But he maintains positive attitude and he never forgets his dream.

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His focus and I really want us to go back to the story of use of it really analyze how it was used if it is able

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to deal with a trauma after trauma, and yet maintain positive attitude.

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To the point where he when he eventually comes out,

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and it's proving that he was innocent.

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And Allah subhanaw taala now tests him with not only freedom but power.

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And then the very people that did whatever they did to him, whether it's his own brothers or the wife of the governor Emirati with Aziz Yusuf Ali Salam finds within himself, the capacity and the strength to forgive the very people that put him through misery. From early childhood until his adulthood,

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he finds the capacity to forgive and pardon.

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And many of us cannot even let go of offenses committed to over trivial matters. And here we are, on the 21st night the very first night of the last 10 Nights, during which the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam teaches us that the best dua is to ask Allah azza wa jal for forgiveness Allah who met in Nikka foon to hipbone Alpha Phi for honey, that's the drive the Prophet taught, I showed all the Allahu Allah and this should be our focus. We ask Allah azza wa jal for forgiveness because he loves to forgive some Hannah with the Allah.

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So we have to develop the capacity and we have to be able to forgive others if we want Allah azza wa jal to forgive us. I Isha herself was a victim of slander.

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And she was probably Allahu Allah or God, she had to go through that ordeal. Yet to Allah azza wa jal called her own father, to forgive someone that abused her and abused him

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and dragged their reputation in the mud as they say. Allah azza wa jal called him called her father to forgive ALLATRA hipbone I feel hola hola como well yeah for well yes follow Allah azza wa jal says let them forgive and pardon an actor hipbone if they're hola hola calm Don't you want Allah azza wa jal? Don't you love for Allah to forgive you.

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So my dear brothers and sisters,

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let us forgive each other. Let us forgive our spouses, let us forgive our siblings. Let us forgive our parents let us forgive those people that we believe has caused caused us tremendous amount of pain and suffering. If we want Allah Subhana Allah to forgive us, let's develop the capacity and the strength to forgive and let go because if we don't, we hurt no one but ourselves and we miss out on one of the greatest opportunities to be forgiven by Allah Subhana Allah, Allah. Allah Allah, when we turn to Allah and we say Oh Allah, you love forgiveness. So forgive us. We need to also develop the ability to love forgiveness and forgive other people in that go. And let's learn from the example of

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use of Allah isa Love Letter three Valley when his brothers came remorseful to him asking for forgiveness, though he had the power to punish them for what they did. He said Lesson three Valley, the Prophet himself sal Allahu alayhi wa sallam was inspired by that example. So am I so that it is said that when the McCain's when the provinces hadn't had the upper hand and he had the McCanns in front of Him, kneeling before him, after all of the, what they had done to him sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said, that the three valleys

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it have offered to Mottola let's free people So may Allah subhanaw taala free you and I and as we ask Allah azza wa jal to for emancipation from hellfire, let's let go of these things. May Allah subhanaw taala help you and I get over our grudges and our feelings that we have towards other people that may have hurt us and offended us. So that Allah azza wa jal would forgive us Allah who made the coffee 123451