What are you willing to give up for Allah
Channel: Omar Suleiman
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proceed to be a time of our accepted droughts. May Allah subhanaw taala forgive us may Allah subhanaw taala accept us may Allah subhanaw taala accept all of our good deeds and limits and shortcomings Allahumma Amin, I'm going to make it short because of the obvious what makes people get soaked on a Friday afternoon to come to Salam Juma and especially those that are on the outside May Allah subhanaw taala make it easy for them. And those that walked in and got their clothes soaked what makes you take off of your work if you had work, sacrifice, an hour of earning to come to the masjid, except for the love of Allah Subhana Allah to Allah and I want us to just seize this point
on the idea of sacrifice and how that plays into our Ramadan goals and how that plays into our relationship with Allah subhanho wa Taala everything that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam spoke about in terms of giving up our food and drink for the sake of Allah Subhana Allah Tirana is something that ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala praises and says Look at my servants they gave up their food and their drink especially when it's a hot summer day. And when you're in those last moments of your if thought and your Lord or right before if thought and your Lord is looking at you at 7:45pm when you're dehydrated and tired and hot, and ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada sees you in that moment making
drought to him subhanho wa Taala asking Him for His goodness, even while the food is right around the corner from you, you're just thinking about Allah's forgiveness and you are exerting yourself and how does Allah subhana wa Tada look at you on the Day of autofill I know it's not how much time you have the May Allah subhanaw taala write it down for us, Allah Allah, I mean, the day of alpha when the people are gathered, dusty, tired, sleep schedule off with their hands raised for hours, and Allah subhanaw taala boasting to the angels saying, look at these people. What is it that these people want from me? Now rather, look at them My servants coming out in this open plain bear
witness? OH MY ANGELS I have forgiven all of them. How does Allah subhanaw taala see the servant that wakes up at night to Jaffa Juno boohooman and Malatya Yeah, their own Allah Bonhoeffer and Wattana woman Nawaz apna, whom young people and fighting with their bed, literally took the Jaffa Genova home and loved llotja your sides, you're flipping from side to side? Is it really time now? Do I have to really wake up now? Should I just sleep through this one? Or should I wake up? And should I pray a couple of records? Should I pray my salah towards it? You know what, let me wake up and pray. How does Allah subhanaw taala look at you, when you're standing up and making the law and
doing that even though you are absolutely exhausted? How does Allah subhana wa jahana Then look at you, when you give up sins, that are so beloved to your hearts, that you are so addicted to? I will never forget, I will never forget the shahada of a man who I thought to myself and I hope that my London him my assumption of him was correct. Allah must love this person, the shahada of a man who told me he said *, I'm not giving up family to become Muslim. I've already lost my family years ago. He said, but my only friend has been the bottle twice a day, alcohol coma.
And he said, I'm going to give this up for Allah subhanaw taala I'm gonna give it up for Allah and I'm gonna prove to Allah that I love him because Allah knows that the most beloved people in the world to me could not get me away from this bottle and now mashallah, he's eight years sober. And I think to myself, Subhan Allah, this is the stories of those Sahaba that had to give up these things. But Allah looks at someone that made really, really, really hard sacrifices for him. And I quote to you this hadith, where the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Allah is amazed by this person, Allah admires this person, Roger and Farah and we thought he was he happy human being the heavy,
heavy hitting us on our TV. A person who on a cold night the scene is set. It's a cold night and you don't have heaters and we remember the winter storm. A cold night gets up in the middle of the night from a comfortable bed, leaves their lover leaves their spouse leaves their comfortable bed on a cold night and goes and freezes themselves making mobile and stands up and calls upon Allah subhana wa Tada Fe accord Allah azza wa jal melodica Allah subhanaw taala calls the angels This is not just for everyone standing in offer. This is for the individual and says about that individual to all of these angels imagine all of them looking at you at this one bedroom and ALLAH SubhanA wa says on
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All of that a comfortable night, a comfortable bed, the person he loves most to a place of extreme discomfort, putting cold water on himself on a cold night. All of that out of fear of what is with me and out of hope for what is with me out of fear and hope you had your own rubdown. KOFUN Bopanna. They call upon Allah out of fear and hope. And Allah subhanho wa Taala Anna says to the angels, Mohamed Abdi, Allah Heather, what do you think caused my servant to do that? And they say to Allah subhanho wa Taala Rabanal Raja InDeck Oh Allah, out of hope is with what is with you pay up all the initial outlay to manager mentor who
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with him that he liked me more salatu salam ala Rasulillah him can eat early he will be here to marine We ask Allah subhanaw taala to accept our sacrifice and to protect us in this life and the next we ask Allah Subhana Allah to give us the best of this life and the next will Akima Salah wa Salam wa salam ala Nabina Muhammad Guan Ernie, he was up here tomorrow.