Nadim Bashir – Revival #22 – The Love that Supersedes Everything Else

Nadim Bashir
AI: Summary © The importance of Islam's "will" and "helpful" people is emphasized, along with the "will" of Islam. The "will" of Islam is not about the end of everything, but rather a whole new system. The "hamrock of Islam" is discussed, including showing love for Islam by doing things that are challenging and challenging to achieve success. The importance of showing love for others and sharing it in public is emphasized, along with the need for personal choice and a good intention to achieve success.
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Salam Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh Bismillah Al Rahman Rahim Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala Rasulillah Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi Germaine was seldom at the Sleeman Kathira on cathedra bad superhigh Nicola Aden Milena I am Tina in Hakeem Allahumma in NACA for one to Hibbeler for five, one year Allah and Mirabella Alameen brothers sisters around the world wherever you may be ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to keep all of us safe May Allah subhanho wa Taala accept from all of us, whatever good that we do in the month of Ramadan and as we are going through these last 10 nights of Ramadan, I ask Allah subhana wa Taala to give us the ability to do more and

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more. And may Allah subhanho wa Taala give us the ability to read more and more Quran connect with the Quran, we ask Allah that every dua that we make every dua that every Muslim makes around the world. May Allah subhana wa Taala accepted Mirabella. I mean, so continuing with our series, the 77 branches of faith and once again the series is called revival because it's all about reviving our iman this is something that we find from the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam this is something that we find from Allah subhanho wa Taala for example when he says yeah, uh your lady and I know um, you know, all you people who have Iman bring Iman have Iman, what does it mean? Allah already is

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saying that we have Iman and Allah again is saying have Iman increasing your iman. So the idea is that our iman it fluctuates, sometimes it is high, sometimes it is low, we hear an eye of the Quran, it touches our heart, our iman shoots up, okay, are you man shoots up, and sometimes we're going through a difficult situation, we're going through a very, you know, a very difficult circumstances, challenging times, and then our eemaan goes low. So this is why eemaan Since it fluctuates, this is why Allah subhanho wa Taala wants us to do those things, whether it is from our heart, whether it is from our tongue, or whether it is from our physical actions, Allah wants us to do those things that

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will keep our iman at a steady level and at a high level and ask Allah to make us feel amongst those immunoblotted Amin. So today the the branch of faith that I want to highlight upon and talk about is what Iran by half the mentioned is loving Allah subhanho wa Taala so he says, loving Allah subhanho wa Taala is a branch of faith and to love Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is also another branch of faith, and inshallah I intend to talk about that tomorrow in sha Allah but today I want to talk about loving Allah subhanho wa taala. First of all, the question that many people ask is that does Allah love us? Okay, does Allah love us? And the answer is, yes, ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada, indeed,

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he loves us. Now, when I want you, I want all of us to think about this. You know, when we were growing up as children, our parents always told us that Mommy, Daddy loves you very much, Mommy, Daddy loves you very much. And as growing up as children, you always thought that if mommy and daddy loves me so much, then when I want something, why don't they buy it from me? Right? Because if when we talk about the word love, we sort of imply the love means that whatever I want, you're going to give me that. And at times, we don't realize that sometimes our parents they did things, whether we understood the heck out of it or not. But they did things, but they did it out of love. Sometimes

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they never bought us something out of love, because they realized that if they kept on buying us everything, we will become spoiled that we are going to want everything. Sometimes our parents said yes. Because they loved us. Sometimes they said no, because they loved us. There were things that they made some sometimes difficult decisions for us that we may not like, but they still loved us. Brothers and sisters, Allah subhanho wa Taala loves us have in a very similar way. Not every single thing in our life is going to go our way. Does it mean that Allah does not love us? Allah subhanho wa Taala certainly loves those people who have Iman and just think about this. Imagine if you were

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the last person ever to believe in Allah subhanho wa taala. Allah will not bring this earth to an end as long as there is a single person that is saying La ilaha illa Allah that means that you are so beloved to Allah subhanho wa Taala that if you will

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Are the last believer, the last person who says Allah, Allah on this earth Allah will be keeping this entire system.

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Allah Subhana Allah will keep this entire system. Continuing, Allah will not bring the system to an end. Because every person who says Allah, Allah He is very beloved she is very beloved to Allah subhanho wa Taala brothers and sisters, you and I we commit sins day and night. Yet Allah subhanho wa Taala continuously provides ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala has shown us through the Quran and through the hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, there, no matter how sinful a person may be, they when they returned to Allah Subhana Allah with the Allah, Allah will forgive and ALLAH Let's go. This is a sign of Allah's love. Today. Our parents say they love us. Today when we talk to other

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community members, we say that we love each other. But imagine if someone does something to us to hurt us. They may apologize one time, they will probably apologize a second time. The third time we will call they apologize, we will say that you keep on apologizing, apologizing, but you keep on doing the same thing over and over again. That means that you're not very sincere. And we may say we love them, but we may not forgive them, we will still be upset. Allah subhanho wa Taala brothers and sisters, on the other hand is such a loving towards his creation, that no matter what, whenever a person comes to Allah, Allah will always open their arms for that person, just like a mother, just

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like a mother, when she opens up her arms for her child, when the child is upset the child you know, you know, sometimes, you know, we may discipline our child, the child is crying, we may not give something to our child. But as soon as the child comes and the mother opens their arms, then the child comes running to their mother. And this is exactly what Allah subhanaw taala does. In fact, Allah gets upset. Yes, Allah gets upset when we don't ask ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada. Brothers Sisters, if you don't call this love that what do you call this? This is exactly what Allah subhanaw taala loves for all of us. Yes, not every single situation in our life is going to go our way. Yes, we are

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going to have challenges. Yes, we're going to have difficulties. But once again, that isn't a sign a sign necessarily that Allah subhanaw taala he hates us. If that was a sign that Allah brings upon us hardships, because Allah hates us. Because Allah does not like us. That how do you make sense of the life of the prophet sal Allahu Allah, he was sending him a man who went through so much difficulty a man who lost his father before he was born, a man who lost his mother at the age of six, his loving grandfather at the age of eight, living in financial, you know, difficulties under the guardianship, and the authority of his uncle. And not only that, but you know, not growing up where you have your

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mother and father around. You think this is because Allah hated now the beloved, the Prophet SAW Selim, or Allah Subhanallah was upset with the province of Salem, and forget and not just that, you look at the life of the prophet some after he became a prophet, one after another challenges after challenges ever challenges to the point that the person had to leave Mecca. But yet, Allah subhanho wa Taala makes it very clear in the Quran, that he was never upset at Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and he can never be upset at the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Allah says my what the ICA Rob Booker, Allah did not say Allah without you, Allah did not say farewell to you, because

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there was a situation where the where he has seized for for for many days. And the problem is that someone is thinking to himself that has Allah for abandoned me, has he forsake me and Allah is saying that Allah has not said Allah has not said Allah with RTU. Allah has not said farewell to you Wallmark Allah and Allah is not upset here. Look at look, pay close attention, brothers, sisters, he says Allah did not say farewell to you, and it would have been made it would have made sense if Allah said and Allah is not upset with you. But Allah did not say that. He said Allah is not upset. Why? Because if Allah were to bring the Prophet and him being upset in the same sentence, that is

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something that Allah is trying to tell us that Allah cannot be upset out of Lhasa, Allah or yo Salam, then once again, how do you make? How do you make sense of all the difficulties and all the hardships that the problem he went through? So this is why brothers and sisters this idea that you and I we may have that Allah dislikes me, or Allah hates me, and that's why he bringing he's bringing challenges upon me. There is no one who went through more challenges than Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam and he was very beloved to Allah subhanho wa Taala so this is why it's very important that when we go through challenges, we realize that Allah loves us and we use those

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challenges to come closer to Allah subhanho wa Taala now when Allah loves us, He loves you and ice

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so much, then are we supposed to love him? Also, we are supposed to love him. But this is today when we talk about dunya. There's so many things that we love some of us, we love our parents very much. Some of us we love our family very much. Some of us we love our job very much. Some of us we love power so much. There's so many things that we love, right? There's so many things that we love. But every single thing that is attached, or our love is attached to in this dunya there are three things that we learn whatever we love in this dunya number one is temporary. Number two, it is limited. And number three is that they can always disappoint. Think about this today, we work so hard for this

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dunya imagine going into a job, you give everything for that job. And the next day, you know, they run into a very difficult situation and then they lay you off. The first thing that comes to your mind is that I gave my blood, my sweat blood means that you gave your hard work. You did everything in your capacity for this for this job. And you express this to your bosses and your supervisors and your superiors on so many different occasions. Yet when the time came, and the situation became dire. They let you go, you feel abandoned, you feel hurt you feel betrayed. When it comes to Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah is neither one of these. Allah is not temporary brothers, sisters, Allah is

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everlasting. When it comes to Allah, what He has is not limited, it is eternal. He has so much so much that we cannot even possibly imagine. And finally, Allah subhanaw taala never disappoints in the sense that whenever we do something for Allah, at the time when Allah when we need Allah subhanaw taala Allah will be there for us. We need to have that Eman and ALLAH SubhanA wa taala. And when we talked about the level of Allah subhanho wa Taala that also means that the love of Allah is supersedes the love of everything else. I'm not saying that we're not supposed to love our children. I'm not saying that we're not supposed to love our spouses. I'm not saying that we're not supposed

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to love our jobs, and everything else. But at the end of the day, the love of all these things they come after the love of Allah subhanho wa Taala and this is why Allah says in the Quran, pull in can

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as well as become a very well known iron where Allah subhanaw taala is telling us that if all these things if your family if your spouse if your children, he also says Well, I'm wild on a quarter off to Moo Ha, and the and the the commerce that which you he says Well, I'm willing to put that off to Moo ha the wealth that you have collected and gathered. What is it what the general Shona cassava and the wealth in the business that you have that you fear that is going to be is going to decline due to the economy and so forth? What the Jonathan tuck Shona casada Well, Messiah Kena with our Bona ha and the properties the real estate that you have, that you look at it, and you marvel about

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it and you're so amazed by it, and you feel so proud about it. A heartbeat una comida la Heywood Assouline, these are things brothers and sisters, that can always push us to do those things that are displeasing to Allah and displeasing to the Prophet SAW Salem. And Allah says that if these things if you compromise in the orders of Allah, if you compromise in the instructions given by Rasulullah saw some to do these other things to please these other aspects of your life. Then Allah subhanaw taala says Fatah, Rob Basu hut, the Allahu be hungry, then you wait to the decision of Allah comes. Just think about this. You know what that means? Imagine if you are in a courtroom. And

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you know, the jury says we need some time for deliberation. And so the jury goes away and they're sitting there and you're dissenter deciding and think about this. Imagine they're about to come and make a decision for you. Nobody can make a decision for you. You have no idea. They're gonna come through that door. Do they have are they gonna have a guilty verdict against you? Or are they gonna have a verdict that you are innocent, you have no idea and your heart is trembling the whole time. You can think about anything else. Allah subhanaw taala is telling us the same exact thing, that when you do these kinds of things, than just wait because the decision is going to come from Allah

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subhana with the Allah and this is why when we talk about Iman, and when we talk about loving ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala it is very clear that anyone who has Iman on the other hand, the love of Allah will be the most important thing for them. We find this in surah. We find this in sort of Bacara ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala he says Wamena nurse, they are amongst the people may yet the hilum in dunya Allah He and then they take with Allah subhanho wa Taala and that means rivals or the the things that they do share with Allah subhanaw taala and once again, you know what we hear these kind of, yeah, the first thing that comes to our mind is that we're talking about

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Talking about people who don't believe in Allah are doing or people who are doing shit with Allah like they're worshiping anything besides Allah subhanaw taala and brother and sister This is not what this is only means it does mean those people, but it also means even Muslims, that when they give preference to other things above Allah subhanho wa Taala is as if they are making rivals to Allah subhanho wa Taala just like Allah is supposed to be important, they are making other things important in their life. And Allah subhanho wa Taala He says, When Naveen Mundo however those people he first of all says that those people who do that shit or those who have rivals with Allah subhanho

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wa Taala you hipbone a Hunka biller. They say they love Allah but they also they they give preference to these things over Allah subhanho wa taala. So the Quran is saying that just like that they're supposed to love Allah. On the other hand, they love these other things besides Allah. And Allah says well, Naveen Amano those people who have Iman, once again, this is why I'm sharing this with all of you that this is part of our iman Allah says when Naveen Amano oh but those people who have Iman, I shudder to humbly Allah, a shut down Bonilla, the most beloved thing and if there's one thing that they love the most, it is Allah subhanho wa taala. So brothers and sisters, that means

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that in every single aspect of our life, I need to ask myself that, is this going to please Allah? Or is it going to displease Allah subhanho wa Taala finally, I want to share with all of all of you that when it comes to loving Allah subhanho wa taala. First of all, is that how do we as I said earlier, we we show our love to Allah, by doing those things that Allah subhanaw taala wants from us, but at the same time someone can say that well to please Allah might be difficult, right? to please Allah subhanaw taala might be challenging. Why? Because going back to the hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa Salam hajipur to Nairobi, Shahar what, what hospital Jana to Bill

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Macquarie. The ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala has covered Allah has covered Jahannam with temptations, with with enjoyment. On the other hand, Allah subhanaw taala says he has covered Jana with difficulties and hardships. So a person is thinking to themselves that if Allah subhanaw taala wants me to succeed, but Allah has made so many things difficult. He has made this haram haram this haram and that haram and I can easily fall into the Haram but that's exactly what love is. See ALLAH SubhanA wa Tala in order for us in order for him to see that we truly love Him. Allah subhanho wa Taala harder to create the situation that we are in. So we live in a world that we have choices. Imagine

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telling someone that I want to see that you love me, but you don't even give them choices. First of all, Allah subhanaw has given us freewill. So if Allah had not given us freewill, then how do we show that we love Allah so Allah gave us free Well, after Allah gave us free will, Allah subhanaw taala says I'm gonna give you choices. You can do either right or you can do wrong. And not only that, but sometimes as I said earlier, there are difficult choices a person wants to do, haram, he wants to his heart is leading to the haram. His heart is pulling this person to the Haram but at the same time, he knows it's difficult, but you know that this displeases Allah subhanho wa taala. So a

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person may say that with ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala has that made the playing field leveled, is tilted in the direction that we are, we can easily fail, and it's more difficult to succeed. But that's my brothers and sisters. If you look at the opportunities that Allah has given us to enter into Jannah it is a sign that Allah loves us and we can show our love by doing these kinds of things. How that when it comes to the difficult things, we stay away from it, the Prophet, the Prophet alayhi salam says dama Yadi Boca Illa Allah your ebook, take that which you which you have certainty in and leave that which you have doubts in when it comes to when it comes to pleasing Allah subhanho wa Taala it

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should be the ultimate goal of ours in every single aspect of our life, whether it's family, whether it's anything, first comes Allah, First comes the Prophet sallallahu sallam, then comes everything else. And not only that, but Allah is so merciful. On the other hand, the Allah tells us, you have a good intention, Allah will give you a good deed. And if you have a good intention, verses and you add that with action, you back out with action, Allah will multiply in so many different ways. On the other hand, you will have a bad intention and Allah will not write a sin for or for any one of us. We have a bad intention, and no action. We don't back out with action, Allah will reward us and

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even if we have a bad intention, and we back it up with a negative or a bad action, Allah will not multiply it just like in the case of rewards. Allah will only give us one sin in our record. So there

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So many things that we can do brothers sisters, that we can, we can truly show our love to Allah subhanho wa Taala and find the question that many people have asked us that then why is Allah subhanaw taala so in need of our love, like when we say that Allah is Avani Allah truly is honey, Allah does not need any one of us, then why does Allah want us to love him so much? brother sister, the answer is very simple. Allah subhanaw taala has so much more to give us. But Allah needs an excuse to also give us I mean, think about it. Allah wants us to show Allah wants us to show him our love. And how much would love we're showing Allah is not giving us back in that much. So we're

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showing this much love and Allah is giving us so much in return. This the love of Allah subhanaw taala Allah wants us, Allah is Honey, if I don't show my love, I'm the only one who's losing out here. So that's why I am showing my love to Allah subhanaw taala not because Allah needs my love, but because I'm benefiting from that love more than anything else. Just like Hassan Busey, when he says that when you give a sadaqa to someone, you think that you're benefiting the other person whereas in reality, you're benefiting yourself. So this is why brothers and sisters, we do everything that we can to earn the love of Allah subhanho wa Taala now finish on this in sha Allah

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this is a dua that you and I wish to always read and recite and memorize Allahumma inni Luca hubback O Allah we ask you have your love Well, how about making your hair book and the love of those people who love you, the love of those people who will love you will have bombshell in your collarbone in your collarbone either heartbreak and the love of those actions, or Allah grant me the ability to do those things that will bring me closer to your love. Ask Allah subhana wa Taala that he loves us. He shows His mercy upon us in this dunya and akhira and ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to make us amongst those who love Allah subhanho wa Taala admirable Alameen Xochimilco Hey, salaam Wa alaykum

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