Prayers of the Pious – Episode 26 – You Are You, and I Am Me

Omar Suleiman

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du’a is an example of how making du’a to Allah doesn’t have to be complicated, and the beauty behind the process of supplicating.

[ Day 26 Du’a ]

اللَّهُمَّ أَنْتَ أَنْتَ وَأَنَا أَنَا أَنْتَ الْعَوَّادُ بِالْمَغْفِرَةِ وَأَنَا الْعَوَّادُ بِالذُنُوبِ فَاغْفِرْ لِي

“O Allah, You are who You are, and I am who I am; You are the One who keeps forgiving, and I am the one who keeps sinning, so forgive me!”

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So now I want to come on over to cats everyone welcome back to prayers of the pious.

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So this is a narration that speaks about a man that came from the nations that came before. So someone from the children of Israel, from Benny Islam, or from a nation that preceded the nation of Mohammed Sall Allahu alayhi wa sallam said authentic narration, while some say that it is from job it will be a long title, or they trace it only to job but the narration mentions the Hadith mentions that job on the line Who says I heard the prophets lie Selim say that there was a man from the nations that came before you that as he was walking, he comes to this moment of regrets with a loss of hundreds and he calls upon Allah and he says the following words very powerful and beautiful

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words he says Allahumma anta anta what Anna Anna? Oh Allah you are you an imi you are who you are. And I am who I am a llama anta anta what Anna Anna until I want to be mascara. What another word with an old you are the one that consistently forgives. And I am the one that consistently since. So he said, fiddly. So forgive me. And then he fell into into such a he fell into a prostration so Allah, you are you and I am me. You are the one who consistently forgives. I am the one who consistently sins so forgive me and then he falls into the subs that falls into this prostration so the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that a voice called out to him for no idea until I was

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too busy to know what another wild

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card refer to luck that you are the one who consistently sins and I am the one who consistently for forgives. And so I have forgiven you. So he raised his head, awkward offer Allahu Allahu Allah Subhana hota Allah had truly forgiven him. It's very simple. You know that sometimes when you're calling upon a loss of Hannah Montana, you know, you're thinking about, again, the poetry, you're thinking about the names, but you are who you are, and I am who I am. Oh Allah, you are you and I am me. And you're the one that loves to forgive. And I'm the one that consistently sins, so forgive me. Sometimes invoking Allah subhana wa tada in the simplest of ways, is a means of attaining that

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forgiveness from Allah subhana wa tada and attaining exactly what you may be asking Allah subhanaw taala for recognize that a lot of times as you call upon him and you supplicate or actually all the time, every time you call upon him and supplicate he knows what you're going to ask him for. He knows your feelings, you are only trying to articulate it in the most loving and perfect way. But the point of the drama is not just the point of supplication is not just the request, but it's what takes place in the process of that request which is connection to Allah subhana wa tada and the realization that comes in that process as well. So Oh Allah, you are you and we are who we are. We

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are your sinful servants and you are our forgiving Lord. So we asked you our lots of forgive each and every single one of us a llama. I mean zakon low height on to all of you see you all next time in sha Allah. What's that? Imani? Come on, I went to LA Hey, what about our council?