Channel: Mufti Menk
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salam o alaikum, my brothers and sisters, we have entered the last 10 nights of Ramadan. These are the most powerful nights of the entire year. The main thing we need to achieve from this is forgiveness of Allah. And remember if you want to be forgiven by Allah, there is a greater likelihood that you will be forgiven if you can find it within yourself to forgive those who have wronged you. As much as it is very difficult try to release try to let go. You may not want to associate with people after you've forgiven them because if they are toxic, then it might affect you negatively again also, a believer is not bitten from the same source twice so you forgive but you
may not want to associate with them at times you can forgive and embrace which is better well yeah for one yes follow Allah to hit buena and yellow fear Allah hula con wala Hoover photo Rahim. Forgive and embrace would you not like Allah to forgive you? Indeed, Allah is Most forgiving, Most Merciful. So my brothers, my sisters, the main aim of this entire month of Ramadan is to seek the forgiveness and to achieve it after all, which will then bring about closeness to the Almighty. Isha May peace be upon her the Mother of the Believers. May Allah be pleased with her. She says that I asked the messenger if I were to witness the Night of Decree or the Night of Power Laila to other
What should I say? He says, Say Allah Houma in Accra, for one to hit, Bulava 510 Allah, you are most forgiving, you love to forgive. So forgive me, that hadith that narration and that supplication, show that what we're supposed to be achieving is the forgiveness of Allah Almighty. And like I said, Learn to forgive others. Try, look, search within yourself. You know what, when you let go, not only will you be doing yourself a favor, but you will actually be earning the pleasure of Allah Almighty. Why should ALLAH forgive you and I, Allah doesn't need us. But when you show that you also have a quality of mercy. Allah has mercy on you. You're humble man, Phil early, you're Hong Kong Memphis
Sama, have mercy upon those on earth. And Allah will have mercy upon you. The one in the skies will have mercy upon you, my brothers, my sisters, these are the most powerful nights of this beautiful month of Ramadan, don't waste them, they will not come back. Once they're gone. They're gone. Try to say the DUA and the supplication throughout the night, or at least some portion of the night or at least while you're doing your soul. Because when you're doing your soul, we have many factors that we need to look at. One is it's the last third of the night, which itself is already auspicious. It's the time of the 100 it's the time when Allah Almighty is calling. Is there anyone who's asking
so that I can give and this happens every single day. If it is in Ramadan, and it's in the last 10 nights of Ramadan and it is one of the odd nights, chances are very, very high that Allah will forgive you. Once Allah forgives you, all the other supplications would come in. They are secondary. The primary supplication is Oh ALLAH forgive my shortcomings. Oh ALLAH forgive me. Oh Allah guide me, oh, Allah helped me, the rest of it is going to come. If we were to ask Allah for worldly items before we seek forgiveness, how would we be in terms of our supplication to Allah, we would actually be very miserly. We want what we want. But we don't want to please Allah. So the first thing you ask
Allah, Oh Allah be pleased with me, forgive me, forgive my shortcomings. I'm a human being I make mistakes, I have made mistakes. I sin and I have sinned, but I will not do it again, and I'm going to try my best to be the best possible person that I can. I will fulfill my instructions or the instructions you've placed on my shoulders, I'm going to do my best. I'm going to change my life. I'm going to strengthen me and so on you ask Allah, Oh Allah strengthen me. So when all this happens, you would achieve the pleasure of Allah Almighty. But if you are not going to feel the importance of these nights, and if the issue or the matter of Laila to other does not interest you,
and then you have a lot to work on, my brothers, my sisters, try harder.
Don't spend these nights doing the wrong thing, at least. So if you
are not going to engage in the night or the night in a bad in acts of worship, minimum is refrain from sin. Many people in Ramadan they've already wasted the first 20 nights. And they play games, whether it's on their phones or with one another. They sit on social media applications either gossiping, slandering, or just wasting time and sometimes sending showing themselves in the nude or whatever else it may be. In the month of Ramadan, this is even more wrong, my brothers, my sisters, don't waste these days. Use them in the remembrance of Allah at least use them in some goodness. And Allah will multiply that for you. If you have protected yourself from haram. It is already a
beautiful act of worship. If you're a person who's struggling with a specific sin, my brothers and sisters for you to quit it during these 10 days. And ask Allah to help you to continue that quitting of those sins, or that particular sin outside of Ramadan as well. You would have succeeded, seek the forgiveness of Allah. Many people struggle with a sin or to a weakness or two. If you can protect yourself during these days, and these nights, it's the most powerful thing that you would be able to achieve regarding that particular sin. Because ultimately, we want the forgiveness of Allah, how will you achieve the forgiveness if you haven't quit the sin? So it's all running up towards that
particular forgiveness. And that's why when the Prophet peace be upon him speaks about Ramadan, he says, Whoever stands in Ramadan, whoever fasting Ramadan, with conviction, hoping for a reward, whoever stands the night of Leila to Qatar, in prayer, Allah, the Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him says who fear Allah Who massacred them. I mean, don't be that person will be forgiven. All the previous sins wiped out. That goes to prove the most important thing you and I need to achieve from this month of Ramadan is forgiveness, the forgiveness of Allah, he's giving it He is Forgiving everyone you have to change your ways. You have to seek that forgiveness you have to make peace with
Allah. Then Allah will open all other doors and you will notice that so this is a very important message I thought I delivered to you a call Lokali hada or SallAllahu wasallam Obara Baraka