Ramadan 2021 – Verses of Hope and Healing #25 – Greeting of Peace, Mercy and Blessings

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AI: Summary © The speakers stress the importance of being genuine in greetings to begin with, and the need to have a heart filled with peace and mercy in order to heal the heart and soul. They also emphasize the importance of pursuing one's desire to worship only them and forgiveness in order to achieve healing. The healing process of worship is essential, and one cannot forget who they are. forgiveness and helping others to achieve healing is also important.
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A salaam alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakato Bismillah R Rahman Rahim al hamdu Lillah wa Salatu was salam, O Allah Rasool Allah, Allah, Allah He was happy at mine, my brothers and sisters, there is so much of hope for the oma. Especially when we know what is the meaning of the greeting to begin with the greeting, that greeting itself has a lot of goodness in it. We are seeing a Salam aleikum, may peace be upon you want to lie and the mercy of Allah wa barakato and the blessings of Allah be upon you. Let if you are genuine in that greeting, you would solve a lot of the problems on Earth. Now, you would heal the broken heart because when I see you I say May peace be upon you. Wow. And I

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respond. May peace be upon you to do you really want peace to be upon me If that's the case, you won't harm me. You won't affect me negatively you won't backbite you won't gossip you won't slander. What a peaceful life what hope there is for this oma Subhanallah how calming and healing it is to hear someone say Assalamualaikum my brother as salaam alaikum my sister Subhana Allah, if you're genuine. The problem with us is we're lacking sincerity. You need to be more genuine with this greeting so that you can heal the soul the heart so that you can heal and mend relationships as salaam alaikum. And this is why it's very important when you come across a believing men and women

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pray for them Subhan Allah by greeting them as salaam alaikum. And that's it. And you know, in verse number 54 of sola tolonen, Allah speaks about how there were some believers who were a little bit less privileged at the time and Allah instructs the messenger that when these believers come across you or they you see them anyway, go out of your way to greet them and tell them that Allah has written upon himself to be merciful. Wow. SubhanAllah imagine the healing. I am so amazed by that verse ketubah, Allah NFC here Rama, Allah has prescribed upon himself, he has made it obligatory and incumbent upon himself to be merciful.

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Allah says, I will be merciful, I am the Most Merciful.

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I shall Allah Subhana Allah Subhana Allah. And here Allah says what Elijah I can live in a Yeoman owner Be it Tina for all Salam aleikum. When the people come to you from the believers, tell them so now mahalo calm Peace be upon you. cutterbar Allah Nasir Rama, Allah has written mercy upon Himself and He wants you to be merciful. So if I want the mercy of Allah, what do I do?

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Subhan Allah, that's a powerful question. What do I do to achieve the mercy of Allah?

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Well, I need to be merciful towards others. You're a humble man, Phil, are we your hong kong manaphy sama, be merciful upon those on Earth. The one in the heavens will be merciful upon you, as simple as that. So have a heart filled with mercy, my beloved brothers, my sisters, my mother's my father's, my brothers, my sisters, my in laws, my whoever else it may be, be merciful. Allah will be merciful upon you.

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When you are merciful, Allah will be merciful upon you. That's a powerful statement. And then if you don't and if you are not merciful, Allah willing to be merciful upon you, layer hamdulillah Himalaya meanness, Allah does not have mercy upon the one who doesn't have mercy on other people, and mass and mass here referring to all people, irrespective of their color, their creed, whatever else it may be, you need to be filled with mercy.

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That Mercy is a gift of Allah subhanho wa Taala. So, the greeting brings about mercy, because we are saying what often Allah hear about our cat, the mercy of Allah, and they reply similarly, and the angels also make a dua for both parties. They supplicate that is Islam. It teaches us when you greet each other, use a term that is actually a prayer

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and reply with a prayer. It's an act of worship. So Allah says, when you're greeted with back with a better greeting or with a similar greeting, and then like I told you get a biopsy her Rama Allah has definitely written for himself mercy and out of his mercy He sends angels to protect us. He

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sends angels to guide us into God us. You know, if you look at verse number 61 of Surah Al Anam, where Allah mentions the half hour half hour are those who are protectors, the angels of protection, they are known as half Allah. So Allah says, will you receive la come half hour, Allah is indeed, you know, all watchful over his servants, he's in absolute control. And Allah says, He sins upon you, angels to protect you. When you have a good relationship with Allah, Allah will protect you, he sends angels to protect you. Now, that is in order to grant us the security, there is hope. I'm not fearful. I'm hopeful in the mercy of online the protection of Allah, nothing will happen to me. And

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at the same time, you can heal here from what the anxiety, the fear, don't worry, Allah has reassured you that nothing bad will happen. Allah has reassured you that nothing bad will happen. That is the healing that Allah has offered you from your anxiety and uncertainty from your fear. Allah subhanho wa Taala says, and this is why what's very, very important is for us to turn our face in worship of Allah. Ibrahim alayhi salam, you know, he, he turned to

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to look at this the heavens he saw the stars. He said, No, I can't worship this. He saw the moon. He said, I can't worship this. He saw the sun. Very impressed by how big it was. But he said, I cannot worship this SubhanAllah. And then what happened? He turns to Allah and he says, What do I do here? I didn't know the photo was summer. Why do you want our boy honey?

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And I mean, Elmo shrieking I've turned my face to the one who created the heavens and the earth, in purity in total, correct submission.

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To Him alone, and I am not from among those who associate partners in worship with Allah. Recently, someone asked me What's the meaning of association of partnership with Allah. What that means is I will only worship he who made me nobody else. So if you worship he who made you who is Allah, and together with that you worship other people, other sticks, other stones, other whatever other animals, other people, whatever else it may be, then you have associated partners with Allah in worship. Allah says in worship, you don't associate partners with me. That's the whole test on earth is to worship only he who made you he whom you're going to return to. I came from somewhere and I'm

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going to go back somewhere. So I came from Allah and going back to Allah in alumna he are in LA Hara john, we're from Allah, we go back to Allah. Allah says, In the interim, you worship that Allah, that's all Subhan Allah. That's what Islam is all about. Worship Allah alone, to worship Allah alone. So it's important for us to also turn our face in worship to Allah in order to achieve healing. When you are when you turn your face to Allah alone, and it's just you and Allah, and you're praying, in the darkness of the night, you will achieve so much of healing. Your soul will be so so comforted, Subhan Allah, because prayer brings about that goodness. And then Allah subhanho wa

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Taala reminds us to be good with our towns, not to say bad words, even if you think they were justified. They're not. Allah says, Let the sabula Renae the owner and Daniela, those who are calling out today it is besides Allah, don't swear them, don't mock them. Don't make a joke of them. Because then they will do the same against Allah. And it would have been caused by something you did. So Allah says don't do that. Allah subhanho wa Taala is definitely filled with mercy and wisdom. We need to understand those who believe in the meeting with Allah are always concerned about the accounts that they will be handing to Allah subhanho wa Taala. But one good thing is repentance.

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When you turn to Allah that just brings a whole positive vibe to everything. We repent to Allah keep seeking His forgiveness, the prophet peace be upon him repented to Allah 100 times a day, more than 70 times a day according to one narration. That just shows us how important it is. To actually pray, to seek forgiveness to repent to Allah. inshallah, we will heal as we repent as we continue to turn to Allah and don't doubt the forgiveness of Allah. He is most forgiving.

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In most kind, and he will continue to forgive you so keep seeking His forgiveness every day until the day you meet him. And Subhanallah you will be smiling all the way. May Allah subhanho wa Taala forgive our shortcomings, grant us paradise and grant us hope and healing akula Kali hava wa salam aleikum, wa Rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh one Lunas zinno, Minato Nima, who worship

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