Nadim Bashir – Signs of the Hypocrites – Hardening of the Heart

Nadim Bashir
AI: Summary © The heart is hardened and can affect others, leading to sadness and sadness leading to the end of all pleasures. Representatives emphasize the importance of avoiding diseases and finding a healthy balance between eating and breathing. The speaker also emphasizes the need to show one's weaknesses and hardships to others to make them feel better.
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As you know, on Monday nights I've been talking about the weakness of ima and the signs of the weakness in human. And today the one I want to take today is not just only a sign of the weakness of of one's Iman, but in the Quran it is declared as a punishment from Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah subhanho wa Taala he talks about bunnies saw in that when they made a covenant with Allah subhanho wa Taala and they broke their covenant with Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah says, Fatima and not only him Mitaka whom Allah I know, whom was your unknown Uber whom call sia that when they broke their promises when they broke their oath when they broke their covenant, and they did not live up to

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their commitments. Allah says law I know whom the Allah subhanho wa Taala says that he cursed them and as a result of his curse, what happened was your Anapa Luba whom call sia their heart became hard and and that is why many of the Allah ma our ASLEF they have mentioned that if you want to understand the key root on the foundation of the weaknesses of iman, it is the weakness or is the hardening of the heart. When the heart becomes hard, there is nothing that can penetrate this heart. Even we find in subtle Bacara when Allah subhanaw taala talks about Bonita saw EAN and once again you understand you have to understand their arrogance, their stubbornness, that they are coming to

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Musa Islam and you're saying yeah Musa, a man has been killed in our community, we have no idea to find out who killed him. And Allah subhanho wa Taala first of all instructs them that that this is what you need to do. And they went into details of what kind of a cow doesn't have to be and they made life difficult for themselves. And at the end of all this because logic says that when bunnies saw eaten saw already what they have seen, they saw the destruction and the demise of it own. They saw how Allah subhanho wa Taala gave them a reason. And Allah subhanho wa Taala gave for their own villa. After all this you should not have any questions and the legitimacy of Musa Islam and his

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message yet when Musa lism told them what to do, they began to question his legitimacy, they begin to question the authenticity of his instructions. And that is why Allah subhanho wa Taala he says from Makkah set Kulu Bukom embody the Lika for here kalithea Rottie Oh, Asha de casa, this is a very beautiful idea. You know why brothers and sisters is because in the same Surah, Allah talks about bunnies saw Eve, whose hearts became so hard. On the other hand, Allah gives us the examples of those who had a very soft heart, and that is the example of Ibrahim Adi Islam. And that is why in the first Joyce towards the end of the first Joe's, Allah provides the example of a man who had a

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very soft heart and that was the heart of Ibraheem Alehissalaam Allah subhanho wa Taala says that your heart became more hard than a rock and then Allah subhanho wa Taala gave three examples he says, Some Mufasa overcoming body the Lika here at our shadow casa, we're in nominal hija roti nama Yatta. For gentlemen hello and her there are some rocks and some stones through which there are rivers are flowing from which there are there are streams that are going by and they are benefiting benefiting others. So Allah subhanaw taala is telling us that look at this stone, look at this rock from which there is water coming and water that is benefiting others but you on the other hand, your

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heart your heart is so hard, it is more solid and more hard than this rock that just like this rock on the other hand, it benefits others you on the other hand, you don't benefit others and then Allah subhanho wa Taala says we're in a minha Anna Maria chapelco for Yahoo German Halma Subhan Allah Allah subhanho wa Taala says, there are some rocks that they change over time. Why because of climate, because of rain because of wind because of the weather around them. So they change and sometimes they fall down and when they fall, they split and from after that split, there is some water that comes so Allah subhanho wa Taala is telling us that there are some rocks that are

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surrounded, that are there are affected by the surrounding, but you on the other hand, your heart becomes so hard in at times that nothing around you can affect you. The Rock On the other hand, it gets affected by your surrounding, but you on the other hand, your heart is not affected by anything. And how often does it do we find that we hear the ayat of the Quran, we hear the hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi salam, and nothing fazes us. And then Allah says we're in Amin, Halima Yes, Chicago for Yahoo, German Holmer. There are some that they fall, they fall and when they fall, they fall out the hush of ALLAH SubhanA wa to Allah. So Allah subhanaw is telling us that just like

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a rock, at times, it falls out of the hush of Allah. You on the other hand, there are some circumstances that happened in your life. There are some

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situations that happened in your life but nothing tends to faze you and nothing changes your heart. Why? Because your heart is so hardened. And that is why Allah then says, well Allah will be law if he didn't. I'm Tom, I know that these are people who are constantly hoffen they're constantly in a state of neglect and he listeners that nothing can faze them. So this is why brothers sisters we find in the Quran that this is another from Allah subhanho wa taala. Now the next thing that we need to understand are the three C's. Okay? What are the three C's? What am I talking about? See, there's always a cause to something. There are consequences to something, and there's a cure something

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right. Okay. So you all know that got hurt, okay? What was the cause of it?

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Okay, so that's why so many of you told me that you're an old man now. Okay. You're not supposed to be playing anymore. Okay. So, first of all, I'm not old man. Okay. But nonetheless, what? What was the cause? Okay, the cause? Okay, what's the consequence? The way I've been walking for the last few days, okay, in mobility and walking? And then what is the cure of it?

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Don't see.

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Don't play again, because the cure is? What is it?

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Okay, so the the simple, the simple word I'm looking for is surgery. Okay?

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The simple cure is surgery. So even when it comes to the hardening of the heart, what causes the heart to harden? First thing is excessive talking. Why excessive talking. Because when a person keeps on talking, talking, talking, they don't have any moment of reflection. They don't have any moment to sit down and think, our Alama it is mentioned about our Alama that they will sit down every day and night. And they will reflect on all the conversations of the day. And they will ask themselves, how many times did I say something that was beneficial in this dunya or the Ark era. That is why we find in the Quran. But the Afla helped me known I live in a home finsa team has your

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own one lady, you know whom I didn't know we mourn those who stay away from Allahu Allahu means, not anything that does not benefit them in this dunya on the Accra, even if you're talking to someone about business, it is still beneficial in this dunya. But when a person is always continuously talking, and there is no point of they're talking, that is what causes a hard heart. And that is why Rasulullah sallallahu is some he taught us what mankind you know, Billa you will Yeoman arkit Whoever believes in Allah in the last day, why the last day because they will have to stand before Allah and give an account on the last day, fully upon Highland only Yes, either say something good

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or stay quiet. A person does not have to constantly talk and talk and talk. There are times when you stay quiet. And you reflect and you think about other things. The next thing that causes a heart heart is excessive laughing. Now, excessive laughing does not necessarily mean that you're there are some people who have a very, you know, uplifting kind of spirit and you know, a personality. They're always, you know, joking around having a smile on your face. I'm not talking about those kinds of people. I'm talking about a person who's constantly either trying to entertain themselves, or they're constantly trying to entertain someone else by saying something that is funny. And think

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about this. Imagine, you know, imagine you're sitting in front of your child and giving you a very, you know, very important example here. Imagine sitting from your own child, your child does something that is wrong. But instead of sitting over there and understanding that he does something wrong. Imagine if they're sitting in front of you and they're laughing.

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Imagine they're sitting in front of you and they're laughing. What would you say about that kind of about your child that hear you do something that is wrong? And instead of being regretful you're laughing? You're isn't a person who's constantly laughing This is why even the Hadith mentioned it didn't me the Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says that this is one of the causes of a hard heart that a person is constantly laughing and that is why in the Quran and Sunnah kaha Allah tells us failure the harpoon Cullinan while ye Baku, Cassie, Iran, that laugh, little and cry more often are the hush of Allah subhanho wa taala. Another thing that causes a hard heart is excessive

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sinning. Allah subhanho wa taala. He mentioned in the Quran.

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Ron Paul will be him mark and we have Simone and even 100 mentions that when a person continuously sin and sin and sin, and they don't ever do Toba, they don't ever do Toba then their heart becomes darkened and the heart becomes black and and to a point that no iman and no note of Iman and Quran and Sunnah can penetrate that heart. That is why even 100 says that this is a rust that Allah subhanho wa Taala is referring to in the Quran. So excessive sinning is something that yes, we are sinners, we have shortcomings, but we always ask ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala for forgiveness. And then the next thing is what are the consequences when a person actually has a hard heart? What are the

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consequences of that? Number one is the no Quranic idea, no Hadith of the Prophet

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sallallahu alayhi wa sallam fazes them. Now there is no situation the death of a person does not affect them, a sick person does not affect them. You go to the graveyard, you see a person being buried right in front of you, someone that you love and you're still unfazed. This is what happens when a person's heart becomes hardened, they find no pleasure in the Riba of Allah subhanho wa taala. And these when you come from Southern Fajr, when you stand a knife or a yam, at least there is some pleasure you feel that Alhamdulillah I have accomplished something. May Allah subhanaw taala accept that, but a person whose heart has become hardened, then there is no worry bad that brings

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them pleasure. Another sign of a hard heart is that they are not they have absolutely no mercy towards others, when they see, you know, imagine when we saw so many people saw the videos about what's happening in Pakistan when the floods were taking place. And may Allah subhanho wa Taala help our brothers and sisters there, millions of people are displaced, and so forth. But the point is, imagine you're watching something like that, and your heart is not touched. Imagine looking at that, and you don't feel any mercy. Imagine looking at that, and you feel that there's nothing, you know, there's no connection and there's no emotional feelings at that time, you will say that this person

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he is dead inside. Why? Because he has a hard heart that he cannot even sympathize with others. When he sees others, he or she sees others in a difficult situation. And then the last thing is that the problem or the consequences of having a hard heart is that there is no regret over sinning. And then the last thing is what are the cures of it? The very first thing is that look just like any doctor would tell you that when it comes to a sickness, when it comes to an illness, there is no overnight fix. There is no overnight pill that you can take. It takes time you go through a prescription, you go through the course of a prescription and so forth, you go through sometimes surgery, you go

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through rehab you go, there's a process that you have to go through in order to help heal something when it comes to a sick heart when it comes to a dead heart. In order to revive that dead heart, you have to go through some steps and processes. Step number one is you have to start reading the Quran. It might take time, a person who has a dead heart, a hard heart, you cannot sit on one night with the Quran and say, You know what, I'm still the same person. I've come in the same sense. You have to go back at it every single day. So reading the Quran reflecting upon the Quran, the next thing is remembering the inevitable. What is that one inevitable death. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa

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sallam says at fitel Vic Raha demon love that and mode. Remember that one thing that destroys all pleasures, no matter how happy you are, imagine talking to someone about death, you will see that person's face change. That is what death does to us. It removes a brings an end to all pleasures. That is why when we think about the inevitable and think about the things that may happen in the Hereafter, it might bring some mood and might, you know, recharge that heart that is needed. And the next thing that we find also from the Hadith of the Prophet SAW Salem, as the hobby came and say yes to Allah, I have a very hard heart, what should I do Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said go

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and feed a poor person and wipe her hand or spread your hand over the head of an orphan. See, brother says, Let me be very honest with you. It's easy just to go and give money to the masjid go and feed others. But it's a different matter when you actually go yourself. I understand sometimes because of time and you know, time situation and so forth. And you may not have you know, the the, you have other commitments, you don't have time, you're not able to go. But once in a while you do have to take our time, and go and sit with others. Take your children Wallahi our children today have no value. They have no sugar in their life. They have no gratitude in their life. They complain

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about every single luxury that they have. Whereas they don't realize that how many people are finding their lunch and dinners in trash cans. They're taking food out from other places, rotten food, and they're eating that. And yet our kids, they don't see these kinds of things. Why? Because most how many times the adults are so busy going out and being part of other endeavors. But you've got to take your children with you. When you brought him out. Your son built the Kaaba, he not built it by himself. He took his son with him. And he made sure that he was part of a part and he was with him and building the Kaaba. We learn from this, that whenever you go and you're part of these kinds

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of endeavors, and when you're working with charitable organizations and so forth, you take your children with you will law he our children have not seen adversity, they have not seen difficulties and hardships will Allah He when you show them these kinds of things, they have no idea what to make sense of it. And that is why it is very important that we show them this is this is what the prophet Allah Islam is telling us that when you go and you are next to an orphan, and you put your hand on the hand of an orphan, it brings Rama to your heart, you are there for that orphan. So that is why these are things that we learn. And the last thing that we learn is a dua for Missoula.

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So long while he was selling them yum Kalibo lube, submit alumina Allah de Nick. Oh change of hearts Oh Turner of hearts, keep us hard keep our hearts steadfast upon our deen. So we do all these things but we also make this dua to Allah subhanho wa Taala Yama Kalibo earlobe Sabbath Cubana, Allah dini. I asked Allah subhanho wa Taala to protect us to protect our hearts and make our hearts constantly soft for the vicar of ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada and for his beautiful Quran and the Sunnah of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, Emile Oberon Amin is that como la Hey, salaam Wa alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh.

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