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Khatira – More & Everlasting – Reflections fromSurahShuara

Nadim Bashir

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Hello today I want to cover a very beautiful passage that is for the shooter today inshallah. So the fajr I recited the last portion of Zara Zakharov is a Surah that comes after sort of Shura is the 25th Jers. In this end of so the shooter Allah subhanho wa Taala he first asks us a question or is almost a statement made by ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala about more versus less Allah subhanho wa Taala he says from Ooty to min che in fermata will hire to dunya the whatever you have been given in this dunya and how much we have been given this dunya how many times we admire what we have in this dunya Allah subhanho wa Taala he is saying that what you have is less because where you will find more is

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with Allah subhana wa Wehmeyer in the law he hired on well above all, Allah subhanho wa Taala says where you will find more and something that is lasting is with Allah subhanho wa taala. So first of all, is when we go through this question of do you want more or less, it's a human nature is the way Allah Subhan Allah has created us, based on the hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, that if the son of Adam has one value of gold, you will want another value of gold. As human beings we always want more and more. So ALLAH SubhanA wa taala, he first asked us the question that what do you want you unless or do you want more? When we say we want more Allah subhanho wa Taala is saying

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that okay, fine, if you want more, that you will not find it in this dunya. Because whatever you have in this dunya it is Fanny, it is good, it's going to come to an end. However, if you want something that is better. Now think about this for a moment, Allah subhanho wa Taala says two things here better and long lasting. Now, when we're talking about better how many times we make sacrifices in this dunya. Because we feel like that there's going to be something better that will come afterwards. You know, a long time ago when people came here to America, or long time ago when people would leave their families and they will go and study why they will go and study. Because there

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wasn't there was a mindset, you go you study, you get a degree, you'll get a good job and so forth. During that time, students had to make a lot of sacrifices. So the idea was that in this dunya, I will make a brief sacrifice, a sacrifice of perhaps few years, but in sha Allah, that sacrifice will pay off in the long run. That was a mindset. Even today, for example, people invest so much money into a business. Why? Because there's no return on investment in the very beginning. But there's an idea that let me invest me work hard, and hopefully inshallah this business will flourish, and it will pay me dividends in return. This is the idea. So the point is that, the point I'm trying to

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make is that we for a lot of times for what is going to be good in the future, we make a lot of sacrifices early on Allah subhanho wa taala, saying, you make those sacrifices in this dunya. But there's no guarantee that that height is going to come to you. But in the Hereafter, I guarantee you that if you do what you have to do, that height is reserved for you in this dunya there is no guarantee of that ahead. In the hereafter there is a guarantee of that head. And then not only that, but in this dunya every single Niermann even if a person has a business and it flourishes, and it pays them back, you know, they get a good ROI, return on investment and so forth. How long? Are you

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going to enjoy that happiness? How long are you going to enjoy the investment? Probably 10 years, 20 years, 30 years, there's no guarantee of life. There's obviously no guarantee of life. I remember my teacher, he was telling me one time, because he grew up in the UK. This was back I think so in the 50s and 60s.

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I mean, it shows you how life is so unpredictable. We do so much work but who knows what happens around. He was actually telling me that back then, people were coming to the UK to study medicine. There was a group of young men who traveled from I believe, Kenya that time, they traveled all the way to the UK. And they studied and they studied and back home where they were from. And once again, I'm not sure exactly what's Kenya by one the African countries. But the idea was that these are young men who have gone to the UK, they're going to study medicine, they're going to come here, they're going to open up clinics over here. This is the future of medicine here in this country and

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in the city. And they studied for years. And you all know the whole process, especially if you're a doctor, you know the process better than I do that how many years of studies you have to go through and so forth. What happened was on the day that they have to return back, they got into a car, they're heading to the airport, one accident everyone passed away.

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A reality happens. These kinds of things happen. You worked so hard, but first of all,

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Well there's no guarantee of that head and even if the head does come and it does support us and it does benefit us, there is no guarantee that hey it will last for a long time. Allah subhanho wa Taala is telling us on the other hand, think about this, how beautiful this idea is. Allah is saying well Omar in the law he Hi Ron, I'm guaranteeing you that hey it and not only that, that hey, what about Paul? It is long lasting. Unlike this dunya the any good? Will Allah he any good that we experienced in this dunya it does not last for a long time. It is temporary happiness. So now Allah subhanaw taala is telling us once again the question is, do you want more or do you want less when

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we say we want more and we want that which is long lasting? So ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala says, Let me give you that recipe. Let me tell you exactly how you can achieve that. First of all Allah subhana wa Taala and then after that he goes into a list of things that we have to do. The very first thing Allah subhana wa Tada says is, this is for those little Lavina Amanu those who have emailed Allah subhanho wa Taala when you say who you have Iman and Allah that means that no matter what challenge ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala sends your way. You remain consistent. You remain steadfast, you remain firm, no matter what Allah subhanho wa Taala has asked from us, we say the bake and we say we say Munna

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was gonna we say Samir, now Aparna no matter what ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala is asking us and then he says these also people what do they do while Rob be him yet our cannon? These are people who put her to work on Allah subhanho wa taala. When Allah sends challenges and ways of difficulties their way, what do they say? They say that there must be a benefit behind all this. There must be some reason why Allah subhanho wa Taala is sending these kinds of circumstances upon me. I put my Tawakkol in Allah subhanho wa Taala that just like he's the one who put me in the situation, he's the one who's going to provide me and bring me relief and they put their trust in Allah subhanho wa Taala and they

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have a husband of one with Allah subhanho wa Taala is it does it end here? No. So Allah subhanho wa Taala says, You want what's best and long lasting first of all have EMA and Allah number two is have your token ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala number three will levena uj Tony boo, buena kabbah SME welfare workers, these are the people that they stay away from sins they stay away from, from Firewalkers one is a sin that you do it in public one is a sin that you do it behind the scenes or in privacy. Allah subhanaw taala is negating both and not just negating both he's saying that anything that goes against the envelope is considered as illicit. Anything that goes against higher in modesty you stay

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away from those kinds of things. So Allah subhanaw taala saying, well Lavina your study Munna Kabyle is me well for Walkush. The next thing is these people are such what either called the boom your feet on when they get angry, they learn how to forgive. This is something that we find in many places in the Quran will occur the middle of Eva will feed on us we find this in the Quran, a sign of those people who believe in Allah assign of those God fearing people and God consciousness people, there are those that even when they get angry, and they will become angry. What's beautiful about this idea is think about this. The word of how the Boo is a past tense verb for those of you

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who know Arabic You know exactly what I'm talking about. Volleyball is a past tense verb young feed on is a present tense verb. What is Allah subhana trying to say, you will get angry, why is part of the human nature that you will get angry, there's things that are going to tick you off, things that will crawl under your skin and so forth. But when you see those kinds of things, when people do things to you that can make you angry, Yelp feed on your feed on means they are consistent and forgiving people meaning that you don't ever become a victim of your own anger. This is why the hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, when a man said the Yarra saw give me an advice

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when he said let them let them that did not mean that was what

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I'm saying. Do not get angry, we will get angry. What Rasulullah saw or some is telling us is do not become a victim of your own anger. Do not become emotionally compromised. Do not let your anger dictate what you do, but you be the stronger person you control your anger. That's why it also allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam another Hadith he said, the person the strong person is not the person who can I'm paraphrasing here, the one who can pump a lot of weight. Okay? The the one who the stronger person is who can control their anger. Why? Because when people get angry, they have no control of themselves. That is a stronger person. So

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Allah subhanho wa Taala saying who will get that reward ye them of all the Boo whom you'll feed on that when they become angry, they learn how to forgive. The next thing Allah subhanho wa Taala says about these people will let the minister Jabu the law be him What up almost salah? These are the people who respond and the answer the call of Allah subhanho wa Taala means that whenever there is a call that there are people, you know, you know, sometimes we need people for different things, or there's a call that volunteers are needed for such and such reason, or there's a call to stand up for Allah subhanho wa Taala these people they stand up for Allah subhanho wa Taala anything that

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will bring them closer to Allah subhanho wa Taala were the serving the deen of Allah, whether serving the creation of Allah subhanho wa Taala there are there who stand up for the call of Allah. And then he says, what are called was salah, and these people they established their prayers. What else do these people do while I'm moving home shoot or being at home, and when they're come when it comes to their matters of life, they consult with each other. The Prophet SAW long while he was some even though he was Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam he would always consult with with others. And he says when we met

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these people they also spend from the wealth that Allah subhanho wa Taala has given them and finally Allah subhanho wa Taala he says, Well Latina, either a Saba whom will belt you whom you enter soon. And they defend themselves when they are oppressed. And they and they so Allah subhanaw taala, saying, when Medina either Asaba home will bother you home yonder soon, when people do them wrong. Allah subhanho wa Taala saying over here, according to some translations, they get even, that's not what ALLAH SubhanA saying is, he's saying that there are people that when people do them wrong, they are in full power, they have the full ability to get even with them, they have the you know, they

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have the ability to, you know, to apply justice to them and so forth. Allah subhanho wa Taala saying, but these people, they do not apply justice, they let them go, for example, the story of use of Alayhis Salam, when the brothers came in, now, the use of it is somebody is in a position of power, they are not in a position of weakness. Usually some is now in a position of power. He could have easily held them accountable. He could have easily punish them for their crimes and so forth. But what did he do? He says, the three but alikhan William, y'all fit Allahu Allah calm. This is what Allah subhanaw taala is saying about saying here in this surah about those who will receive the

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highest in the upper pa are those that they are in a position that they can get even with others, but they just let it go. When Rasulullah sallallahu it was some there were approximately 4050 people that were captured. At the time of her they be up there was at a place called a tener ame. They were brought to the Sula so Allahu alayhi wa sallam and Ross who was the son could have you know executed justice upon them, but he let them go and that's why Allah subhanho wa Taala he highlighted in subtle foot will who will leave the cafe the boomerang come with Adi C'mon whom be balcony marketer member the Alpha Kumala him after Roswell, some had captured them, Roswell, some clever pi justice,

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but he let it go and so forth. The point is that how many times you are not you and I are in a position of authority, we can exercise our power and so forth. When a situation like that you let people go. So this is what Allah subhanaw taala is saying here in this ayah. So once again, who will receive the best or who will receive the long lasting first of all, Allah said, those who have faith in Allah number two is those who have to work on Allah subhanho wa Taala number three who stay away from public sins from private sins, from illicit from illicit relationships and so forth. Number four is Allah subhanho wa taala. Number four was one of these people to come out with one flash way

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down my volleyball Neil Federman. Number four is when they get angry, they forgive number five, they respond to the call of Allah subhanho wa taala. Number six, they establish their slot number seven, they do shoot out with others, they consult with others. Number eight, they spend with Allah subhanho wa Taala has given them and number nine, when they're in a position of authority and a position of power. They do not exercise their power, and they forgive others and so forth. So these are things that Allah subhanaw taala has mentioned in the Quran. Once again, we always ask ourselves as one question, do we want more? Yes, we want more if we want more, we do these kinds of things in

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sha Allah and we remain consistent upon them and sha Allah, I ask Allah subhana wa to make us for amongst those who will always receive the height and the height that is our core Inshallah, in the hereafter. I mean, to Allah mean, what is that Kamala Hey, salaam article Muhammad Allah he'll barakato

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