Thinking Good about Allah

Mufti Menk

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Howdy says are in Durban Abu Dhabi, the prophets of Salaam tells us that Allah subhanho wa Taala says, I will treat each one of my slaves as he or she perceives me. So how you think Allah is going to treat you that's how you're going to be treated because if you think that Allah won't forgive, that is an insult to Allah. It's an insult to Allah. How do you expect to be treated then when you believe that he was not the most forgiving, Most Merciful, but when you believe ALLAH is forgiving, Allah is merciful, and you keep trying remember, when you want the mercy of Allah one thing that is required of you is the trial you need to try. Even if you falter and dilly dally, you need to try.

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And you need to keep trying, you cannot say, I'm going to commit all the sins on earth and you know, I firmly believe allows me to forgive me, because that, again, is playing into the hands of the devil. That's what shaytan wants you to do to have a false hope. But the Prophet Muhammad sallahu wa salam says, Whoever wants to enter Jannah will enter. In fact, in one narration, he says all of you will enter Paradise, except he or she who refuse or refuses. The reason is, when the Sahaba of the Allahu anhu asked him, Well, who would refuse? He says, Whoever follows me will enter Jenna and whoever refused, whoever doesn't, has refused.

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Whoever doesn't has refused, and what is the following of a line his Rasulullah sallallahu sallam, you will obey the obligations you will stay away from the prohibitions and you will seek forgiveness for the mistakes you've made. As simple as that. So when we seek the forgiveness of Allah and we have firm conviction that Allah is a food Raheem