The Best Of Deeds

Moutasem al-Hameedy


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AI: Summary © The speakers discuss the importance of Islam in shaping society and culture, including worship and the use of "has" and "has not" to describe actions. They emphasize the importance of bringing joy to others through actions and values, and avoiding crowding at gates and touching one's face. The segment also touches on the concept of "we" and the need to hold oneself accountable and not let others in harm.
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all praises due to Allah, we praise Him. We seek his aid and we ask for his forgiveness. We seek refuge in Allah from the evils of ourselves and the evil consequences of our actions. Whomsoever Allah guides, none can lead astray. And whomsoever Allah leaves to go astray, none can guide I testify that there is none worthy of our worship and devotion but the Almighty Allah alone. And I testify that Muhammad Sallallahu Allah he will earn he was a lamb is His servant, his slave and His messenger are you who believe, fear Allah as you should be feared and die not except in a state of submission to your Lord as Muslims, or mankind. be dutiful to your Lord who created you from a

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single person, and from him he created his wife, and from them both he created many men and women, and fear Allah through whom you demand your mutual rights and observe the rights of your kin. Surely Allah is Ever and all watched over you, or you will believe. Keep your duty to Allah, fear him and speak the truth. He will direct you to righteous deeds and will forgive your sins. And whoever obeys Allah and His Messenger has indeed attained a great achievement. The best words are those of Allah. And the best guidance is that of Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa early he was seldom and the worst things in the religion are the newly invented matters for all the newly invented matters in

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religion are considered to be hermetic innovations and bid and every bidder is misguidance.

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It was narrated from the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam collected by even though it may not have been dunya and Allah al Hawa ah, and also by Balani.

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from Abdullah Muhammad Ali Allah Who and Homer that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was asked,

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we also will Allah, men have been NASCI in Allah.

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on Messenger of Allah, prophets of salaam was asked on Messenger of Allah.

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Who's the most beloved person to Allah? Who are the people that Allah loves the most?

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And what are the deeds

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that Allah loves the most?

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The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam answers as follows For Karla and his salat wa salam.

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Humbleness in Allah and federal homeliness.

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What a humble family in a law, so ruled on to the hero who either will be me or call me a Muslim.

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The answer of the prophets Allah Allah whether you will send them wise

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that the person or the people that Allah loves the most are those who are most beneficial.

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To the creation of Allah,

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those who are most helpful

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to the other creation of Allah to other people.

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And the deeds that Allah loves the most

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is joy that you bring into the heart of a believer.

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You pay off their debt,

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or you

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remove a calamity or a hardship that they are in, or that you

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give them food

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to satisfy their hunger.

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This is a very simple statement from the prophets of Allah when he was a number that sets the standards. And it talks about it tells us what Allah loves, and who he loves. And it shows a beautiful aspect of this way of life that we are supposed to adhere to believe in and live by.

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The people Allah loves the most, probably automatically, what we would think or would do, we would assume is the ones who worship Allah the most. And that's true. But the problem is with how often times we limit the concept of worship.

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We limit the concept of worship, to simple or specific acts of worship, and we forget how the concept of worship and a burger is comprehensive.

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The concept of a badass covers everything that has to do with what Allah loves, to the point that the scholars of Islam

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for example, if not me, or him, Allah, Allah defines worship.

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VA hearing a welding your hip Bolong subhanaw taala.

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The definition of worship is that every deed whether it's an inner deed in your heart, or an external deed, external action that Allah loves and is pleased with.

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That's what worship is. So it includes everything in here the Prophet sallallahu Sallam shows that the concept of worship is not limited to yourself is not limited only to your sense of devotion to Allah where you obey the obligations that you do. But if you are true in establishing your Salah if you are true in fasting Ramadan and this comes from a good place, if you give the Quranic comes from a place of obedience and submission to Allah subhanaw taala this would definitely also translate your keenness to worship Allah, to please Allah, to do the things that Allah loves to behave in a way that Allah would like to see from you, then inevitably, that's going to show even in a social

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manner, where you would love to bring joy to other people.

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Not that you become a people's pleaser

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because even the joy you bring into people's lives come from the standards that Allah sets.

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So if someone wants to please you or expects you to please them, or bring joy to them in a way that this pleases Allah subhanaw taala you don't act on that, because you act on divine principles. And that shows that Islam gives us guidance gives us light as to how we run our life, not only in terms of actions, personal actions, but in terms of social conduct, in terms of the standards and the values that govern how we relate to life, and how we carry ourselves in life.

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We have divine principles, and the these are not just impositions or limitations.

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These are all good.

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These are all intrinsically good

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principles that help

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or that help us experience life optimally.

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And part of how this shows is that

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you bring joy to people.

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You bring joy by means of good because the way to bring joy to other people is by doing good and the Prophet SAW Selim explained.

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One of the good deeds is that

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you really you relieve someone from a predicament from a hardship. You find them in a tight spot

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To help them out, you find them hungry, you feed them.

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You find them trapped in a situation and you are able to get them out. So you get them out. Why because you're acting from a place of what? pleasing Allah subhanaw taala you're not just looking out for your own benefit, and your own interest.

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You're looking at what Allah wants, what Allah loves.

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And you go out fulfilling that, and you know that you please Allah subhanaw taala by doing that.

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So this just goes to show that Islam is any any, any fashion or any inst, in any instance, where we try to limit Islam to our limited understanding, Islam defies that. And that means that we have to strive. We have to strive all the time, to improve our understanding of Islam, our practice of it and always be watchful, that our neffs our human self will always limit us, and Japan will push back against us to give us a deficient understanding of Islam, limit us in our understanding in our practice of Islam.

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And that oftentimes means that we act against our self interest. But that's the immediate self interest that is selfish self interest. Because your self interest, your genuine self interest is not separate from the interest of the collective of others. Actually, oftentimes your best self interest lies in offering others help bring them bringing ease to them, putting them sometimes first before yourself.

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But it is shaytaan. And it's always self that limits our understanding, and limits our vision. And the Prophet SAW Selim,

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in his Hadith, seeks to expand our perception, and help us understand things better and put everything in its right place.

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So the people that Allah loves the most are the people who bring joy to other believers.

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That doesn't mean again, as we said, you become a people's please just go out. You spend your life just trying to bring joy to people. This is part of part and parcel of the bigger context of Islam.

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That you give Allah his rights, that you learn more about Allah, you know more about Allah, you connect to Allah, and that you give Allah his rights, and you fulfill that from a good place with pure intention. And that eventually is going to leak into all other areas of your life. Because there are people and this is this hadith is some sort of a reminder to those you will find people who are so keen on, for example, fulfilling individual obligations, but look at their dealings. They deal with other people with disdain and contempt and arrogance. They seem to bring hardship to people. They seem to enjoy the suffering of others.

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That shows that their prayer and their fast is not coming from a good place.

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Now we don't judge because we don't know what's in the hearts. But this is a very strong indicator.

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And Allah subhanaw taala reprimanded

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children of Israel, he said, If I took me on a battlefield Kitabi water Corona be bad. Do you believe in some of the revelation and you disbelieve in some

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Allah warns that Allah instruct the believers and he says, Yeah, you have Ludhiana an animal or the whole office cilmi Kapha or you who believe enter into all of Islam. You can't just pick and choose or I like this thing. It appeals to me so I'm just going to do it. But other things. Now I'll just turn a blind eye to that. Then you are just putting together your own religion here.

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Islam is Allah's religion, it means submission you submit to the will of Allah.

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When time for prayer comes, you pray, time for fast comes You're fast. You're in a situation where you have to pay the car, you pay the car.

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You're in a situation where someone needs help you offer them that help. You're in a situation where you have to make a sacrifice, you make a sacrifice, you're in a situation where you have to improve yourself and develop yourself and lead a better life. You go ahead and do that.

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You give every situation that's right, in every situation, you ask yourself, What does Allah love the most here

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and I submit to the will of Allah, even if that's against my desire.

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That's how a Muslim behaves.

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And that's what really brings us closer to Allah subhanho wa taala. So this is a simple prophetic instruction

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And I hope that it adds perspective and it helps us really put ourself to the test, hold ourselves accountable. And that's what a Muslim should do. This is the concept of Maha Sabha. This is the concept of holding, always holding yourself accountable not only in terms of your actions, but in terms of your understanding as well. Akula already had our stuff while you were looking for stuff.

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hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala Sayidina, Muhammad Ali, he was heavy Redmayne was in the light of the

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present conditions. And you see the widespread of this new

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variant of the Coronavirus and the record numbers that are being

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hit in almost every part of the world.

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I think it's important as well, that we respond with with caution. So, and this is part of us, again, being good, not only to ourselves,

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but even good to everyone else. Although this variant as specialists say, doesn't seem to be raising the level of hospitalization, it's closer to the common cold, etc. But there are people who are vulnerable because of medical conditions that they are in because of chronic other chronic diseases. So Insha Allah, as the situation remains to be so we would seek to at least the first hope, but we would seek to shorten it as much as possible to allow more time as you're departing for the air to be inshallah replaced for the ventilation system, hopefully to replace more of the air and to avoid congestion as you are leaving the gates of the masjid and others are entering. So hopefully that

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would give more space. And I would say everyone, even regardless of the level of your conviction of what's going on, or these procedures, etc, but it's important actually to abide by that by trying to keep your mask on all the time, wear it properly. And as when, as well as you leave, try to avoid, you know, crowding at the gates, it might take a little bit of more time, but in sha Allah, maybe you are immune, maybe you can handle the disease, maybe others can handle the disease, but a lot of us have family members who are elderly, who have pre medical conditions, or the medical conditions. So let's just again, be safe, and, you know, resort to a precocious kind of approach to this desert

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in La Jolla. This is part again, part of our responsibility as a Muslim not to put others in harm, even if it seems to be unlikely from our perspective. We ask Allah subhanaw taala to keep everyone safe, and to reward everyone for whatever effort they put in in order to keep others safe from Allah. Allah muslim Amina will want me now to Muslim you know when a Muslim yeah even on what and what Allah muffle and I don't know when I might set off and if he Emelina with a bit of Kodama and also now a little formal Catherine, along with Phil and I already while Idina Allamanda Hakuna Elena, we recommend to carry out a model of hanging along Airbnb highly mature model rushed your SUV

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