Prayers of the Pious – Episode 29 – Beautify Me Internally

Omar Suleiman

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Why would Abu Darda’ pray all night for good character? Sh. Omar Suleiman discusses the benefits of this pious man’s supplication.

[ Day 29 Du’a ]

اللَّهُمَّ كَمَا حَسَّنْتَ خَلْقِي فَحَسِّنْ خُلُقِي

“O Allah, as you have beautified me externally, beautify me internally.”

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So now on a one on one celebrity cuts everyone welcome back to prayers of the pious

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woman that adopt may Allah be pleased with her. She narrates that I saw my husband or Buddha or the Allah Han, who, praying throughout the night and making a singular supplication, a single supplication throughout that night, and he was saying the drought of the Prophet sallallahu wasallam allama Kumar has sent a healthy has seen Hello p O Allah, as you have beautified my external appearance than beautify my character. Your Hulk is your external creation, your hook represents your character because it's your internal image. Imagine if you could have a an internal image, alright of who you are, if your character could be, could be imagined and could be put into an

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image, what would it look like if you could put your character in the mirror? And that's really what this speaks to. But why would I spend the entire night making this? He didn't make it out for anything else except for good character. So with that said, I asked him at budget Finally, in the morning, I said to my husband, I said, Yeah, but I did not hear you ask a lot for anything except for good character. So why is it that you didn't ask Allah for anything else. And he said to her, that oma de verily the Muslim beautifies his character, and as a result of that good character, treats people so well that they make do out for him that they supplicate for him, until he enters

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Jannah as a result of that, and a Muslim also corrupts his character until he hurt someone as a result of that bad character. And someone supplicates against him. And he enters Hellfire as a result of that. So the only thing that he wished for was that good character, because if that good character was genuine and sincere, not only would that mean that he had a genuine connection with Allah Subhana Allah. But that would mean that all of the people that he touched a second nature just because of the goodness of himself, that all of that would testify for him on the Day of Judgment. And Abu Jana, may Allah be pleased with him as he was passing away. And he was asked, you know, what

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is it that makes you most hopeful of your relationship with Allah subhanaw taala are the great deeds that you've done. You were a warrior you fought alongside the prophets, I saw them on so many different days, you grab the Prophet peace be upon him on the day, and your back was covered in arrows to the point that you look like a hedgehog because of all the arrows that hit your back. So what is it that makes you hopeful of the mercy of God? He said that nothing makes me more hopeful of the mercy of Allah, except that I never use this tongue to hurt another person. Subhana Allah. So May Allah give us good character? And may Allah allow that good character to not just be true to his

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creation, but to allow it to be a reflection of our sincerity to the creator? May Allah subhanaw taala never allow us to hurt another person knowingly or unknowingly so that they testify against us on the day of judgment and hurt us or causes Doom May Allah Subhana Allah Allah forgive us for the harm that we do, knowingly or unknowingly. And may Allah subhanho wa Taala enter us into gender by His mercy pleased by our good character, a llama I mean, Zack malachite and see you all next time in sha Allah Salaam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh