Channel: Riad Ouarzazi
Bismillah Alhamdulillah wa salatu salam ala rasulillah Dear viewers, as salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato. This is your host Theodore zazzy. On a new episode of reflections of Ramadan,
we are welcoming and very dear and blessed guests to all of us. It is a guest actually, that we see only once a year. We're so excited to see and meet these guests. And before we know he leaves us again, this guest is nothing but Ramadan, the most blessed and the most beloved month in the sight of Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah subhanho wa Taala Almighty God my brothers and sisters, mighty viewers, ladies and gentlemen, has really blessed us with so many blessings, especially as Muslims, he has blessed us with numerous blessings. And if we were to enumerate the blessings of Allah subhanho wa Taala we really cannot we can't enumerate the blessings and the favors of Allah subhana
wa tada what bucola Masha? Allah subhanho wa Taala one of his sunon is that he creates and he selects, he creates and he selects let me give you an example. Allah subhanho wa Taala for instance, he created the seven skies, the seven skies and then he selected or he favored the seven sky to be close to his throne. And then Allah subhana wa Tada. He created the seven heavens, all the heavens, and amongst all the heavens, he favored Alfredo's Allah, and then he has made his throne to be the ceiling of infidels, and Allah subhanho wa Taala created the angels and off of all the angels of Allah subhanho wa Taala has selected or has favored three is la phaedo. Mecca Ito is up so many
In fact, the prophet Allah said to them he described one of the angels of Allah subhanho wa Taala, which are in fact the carriers of the throne of Allah subhanho wa Taala.
Angels will also be cafo kamiyama in Somalia, that day, eight angels will be carrying the throne of Allah subhanho wa Taala. The Prophet has been described as angels, he said between one of them between his ears, and his stroller is the distance between the heavens and the earth.
how about Allah subhanho wa Taala, the creator of these angels, so he created these angels and he favorite amongst all those angels, he favored three Islamic enemies you believe. Allah subhanho wa Taala created men of men Allah subhanho wa Taala favorite the prophets of the prophets, Allah subhanho wa Taala favored the messengers of the messengers, Allah subhana wa tada favorite five onanism of five, Allah subhanho wa Taala he favored Ibrahim, Mohammed and of Ibrahim and Mohammed, Allah subhanho wa Taala. He favored and selected the Prophet Mohammed Ali salatu salam, and he had made him the final and the seed of all messengers, and you know what he has made you and I, a
follower of the Prophet Mohammed Ali salatu salam, what a great blessing from Allah subhanho wa Taala.
And Allah subhanho wa Taala the nations
of all the nations he has favored one nation. Gone, Tom. Hi,
You weren't the best nation that came out to mankind. The Prophet Elisa to Sudan. He says in his health report is his Muslim and then hacking in his masataka bukoba. Muslim doc Wahhabi Shane, so this hadith is really such an authentic narrated by Abdullah that the Prophet alayhi salatu salam says, and to move on to Sabrina Ahmed, anthem, anthem Accra Maha Allah, the prophet Allah sutras and says that you will be coming along 70 other nations 70 nations, and you are he says the Prophet says about the Muslim nation. He says, You are the most beloved nation in the sight of Allah subhanho wa Taala. You see what a great blessing. Allah creates and he selects and then allies are created the
Here's the months and days of all the years and the month, Allah subhanho wa Taala favorite one month, the month of Ramadan. Yes Allah of the month of Ramadan, Allah subhanho wa Taala favored 10 nights. The last 10 nights of Ramadan and off of the less than nights of Ramadan Allah subhanho wa Taala against selected and favored one night, the night one night which is equivalent
to worshiping Allah subhanho wa Taala on 10,000 months, they literally the night of the power
and this is the son of Allah Subhana Allah Tada. He just creates and he selects Subhana so he has blessed us with this blessed month favorite this blessed month upon us the month of Ramadan, the month of
fasting the month of alpha and reciting the Quran. The Prophet Elisa to same is to say in this hadith reported by Mohammed an epitome de and then the sorry, this hadith is narrated by a boy that the Prophet Allah says I'm used to say everything Ramadan comes he used to say come ramadan ramadan Mubarak Ramadan has come it's a month full of blessings. Ramadan has come a month of blessings for de la la come siana Allah has prescribed fasting upon us in this best month the month of Ramadan to photography Abu Jana the gates of Jannah opens up in open up in this blessed month of Ramadan where to hold the coffee available Jane and the gates of of Hellfire close up in the month of Ramadan all
the gates of Jenna open up and the gates of Hellfire will let you know a close up and what to hold up Malaga to stay up in and these the the devils get locked in the month of Ramadan. No wonder why a bad that becomes easy. So Pamela in the month of Ramadan, even those who don't pray about praying even those who don't go further who don't go to the masjid in Rome in after all after you know in outside of Ramadan in Ramadan. And they said go and pray in the masjid
because a better becomes so easy in the month of Ramadan.
The gates of Jenga open up the gates of Hellfire close up and the shopping get locked in in the month of Ramadan will feel a little higher on me official and the Prophet Allah Sufism says in it, there is one night which is better than worshiping Allah subhanho wa Taala 1000 months, which is more than 80 years of a better imagine 80 years of a better of worship, if you were to be fortunate are amongst those fortunate ones who will be standing in the night and praying and replicating Allah subhanho wa Taala in the night of the power
and eventually burn
and I'll be happy and able to measure the report in this hadith narrated also by Abu hurayrah and classified as sand Hadith beautiful Hadith that the Prophet and his son Muslim says when Illa
Allah was that ecoffee
the Prophet is autism says Will you let me know now? No. And there will be people who will be saved from Hellfire say from a fire and that every day and every night until the end of Ramadan.
yada yada every day every night, there'll be people who would be saved from from Hilfiger Isabella just in this blessed month of Ramadan.
What a blessing from Allah subhanho wa Taala so mighty viewers, brothers sisters, ladies and gentlemen, how can we welcome this blessed month of Ramadan?
How many months of Ramadan Have you witnessed?
Are you sure that you go into witness maybe this Ramadan until the end? Or are you sure that you're going to witness the next Ramadan?
How can we work on Ramadan? Like I said it's a very special month.
The Baghdad the the the
the blessings in fact that descend in this special month
are in multifold.
So how can we welcome this blessing the month of Ramadan? I'd like to share with you some elements or some pointers and shallow data on how to welcome this blessed month of Ramadan. First and foremost Ladies and gentlemen, brothers and sisters, my dear viewers
repentance. I first we all first need to repent to Allah subhana wa tada in this blessed month of Ramadan.
That's how first and foremost we should work on this verse of the month by offering our sincere repentance to Allah subhanho wa Taala why repentance, you may ask, why do I need to repent?
I don't need to repent. In fact, I just prayed. First of all in Jamaica, I just prayed, you know, Asia in Jamaica, I just I'm fasting hamdulillah I paid my Zika I paid I do see I'm handled I'm fine. I just went for a hedge. So why do I need to repent?
Some people think that repentance is only meant for the sinners.
Why the Prophet so some would seek forgiveness from Allah subhana wa Taala. In a gathering, they used to count more than 70 to stick far as the profit as a means to make in one particular gathering more than 70 times the prominence and would seek forgiveness from Allah subhanho wa Taala and he would repent to Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah Subhana Allah addresses His prophets and he says, Yeah, tequila or prophet, Allah. Wasn't the Prophet faithful to Allah. Allah is there to feed him.
Allah subhanho wa Taala more when he says not to go in a lion? Yeah, you're Latina, Manitoba Allah. O you who believe to win Amati Jamia yohannes v. repent to Allah subhanho wa Taala Yeah, you're Latina M and O ye
O you who believe.
repent to Allah sincere repentance. So repentance is not only meant for the sinners, ladies and gentlemen, brothers and sisters. Repentance is meant for everyone even the Prophet as a means to repent to Allah subhana wa Tada. Just think think with me. When was the last time you backed by Did someone or backstab someone or you missed a prayer?
Are you amongst those
who are unkind to their parents and come to the children maybe amongst those who miss that prayers, maybe amongst those who mix there they don't give charity and and are not full or do not fulfill their obligations towards Allah subhana wa tada or the system amongst those that only potential when you go to the masjid and if they leave the masjid, you take off your hijab, you think you don't need a repentance?
Those who commit adultery don't they think that they don't need repentance?
Those who did with Riba,
those who didn't with Riba, with haram with interest, don't they think that you need to repentance?
Every one of us needs repentance.
And to live with this beautiful name at the web, beautiful name of Allah subhanho wa Taala
Are you amongst those
who are unkind to the parents and cut to the children? Maybe amongst those who means that prayers maybe amongst those who mix there they don't give charity and and are not full or do not fulfill the obligations towards Allah subhana wa tada or the system amongst those that only potential when you go to the masjid and if they leave the masjid, you take off your hijab, you think you don't need repentance?
Those who commit adultery don't they think that they don't need repentance?
Those who did with Riba, those who did with Riba, with haram with interest, don't they think that they need repentance?
Every one of us needs repentance.
And to live with this beautiful name at the web, beautiful name of Allah subhanho wa Taala. In fact, the Bible
says that, that the entire religion of Islam is embedded in something called Koba repentance. No wonder why a dweb he's beloved to Allah subhanho wa Taala No wonder why the word is habibollah a type habibollah No wonder why the one who who is who depends his most beloved to Allah subhanho wa Taala why he deserves to be beloved by Allah Subhana Allah why because Allah Subhana Allah says
there will be a lot your head with the webbing Allah loves those who repent.
So do not think that repentance is only meant for the seniors Ladies and gentlemen, brothers and sisters.
We all need repentance.
And rest assured that Allah subhana wa Taala he becomes so happy when you repent to him Allah.
Allah becomes happy when you repent to him.
He doesn't need me to repent does he
Is he going to add anything to his dominions of Hana if I were to repent? No. But he becomes happy so what the Allah when you repent what I repent when we repent to Allah
as the Prophet Allah circumstances in it reported by Bukhari Muslim,
the help narrated by us nomadic
about the example of this man who's traveling in the middle of in the middle of the desert with his camel with his ride, that's got all the provisions and the means of survival food and water. And then in the middle of his journey, he lost his camel, he lost his ride. He had no pagers, no phones, no, no cell phones, no computers, no chatting, or MSN, no Facebook and nothing.
All of a sudden, he saw when he lost his ride. And he lost all means of survival. He goes under the tree and he sits his head between his knees, waiting for medical moat, waiting for the angel of death.
As he's sitting there, waiting, all of a sudden what happens he raises his head and then he sees his camel his ride in front of him with all the food and water with all the provisions that he had, everything was there. Imagine few minutes ago, a few hours ago, he saw death. Now he sold life again. He became extremely happy, so happy that he invoked a law that uses a law home and empathy or another book or a law you are my my slave and I am your Lord.
He made this very, very severe grave mistake
of happiness. He meant to say Allahumma anta Obi Wan abduch. He meant to Selma, you Oh my god, you're my, you're my Lord and I'm your slave, but of happiness. He switched it.
The Prophet Elisa to Islam says that Allah becomes even happier than this man who lost his ride who was about to die. And then he found his right again, which means the means of survival. He's alive again. He'd be Allah subhanho wa Taala becomes happier than this man when you repent to him.
and some people in fact, they think that
you know what?
I have committed so many sins that I don't think of like and forgive me.
I have committed so many grave sins that I don't think Allah Subhana can forgive me.
What I tell those, listen.
Allah subhanho wa Taala forgive the man from Bengal Islam in hooking 100 lives, wouldn't he forgive you?
Allah subhanho wa Taala for gave the man who killed the anchor of the Prophet Mohammed Ali salatu salam, wouldn't he forgive you?
Wouldn't it forgive you? Allah He loves to forgive. He is the most forgiving Subhana he is at the web. The one who initiates the Toba, the one who has just stated the Toba that you and I can repent
and he is a fool and how far they have forgiven and he is the one who faces the sense of Hannah
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all my servants who have transgressed against themselves do not despair of the mercy of Allah Allah forgives all the sins, He is the author of forgiving some Hana. This is the month of forgiveness. Let us all repent and ask Allah Subhana Allah to forgive us. Allah Subhana Allah Allah says in Surah Furqan
he will lead in Allah, Allah He ILA
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a loss of Hannah what tada says in this very beautiful solar installer, he says, and those who associate someone with the worship of Allah, will Medina Allah, Allah Allah, Allah those who do not associate someone with do with Allah, who do not associate someone who would worship of Allah and those who do not kill innocent lives, and those who do not commit adultery. Why is known
as daddy Kal Kasama. But so whosoever does so, meaning whosoever especially someone with the worship of Allah, Whosoever kills innocent lives, Whosoever commits don't treat women
see him with mohana they will find such instant via punishment from Allah subhanho wa Taala whosoever commit these crimes, Whosoever indulge in these kind of crimes, they will find such a severe punishment from Allah subhanho wa Taala. And here's the goal Ladies and gentlemen, girls and sisters. Here's the goal in tab 11 tab, except those that repent in a moment, but what
what Amina Amina
Amina, I'm sorry ha except those that repent and those that believe in Allah subhanho wa Taala and those that do righteous deeds, what would happen to them? hula
worked no more.
Not only Allah subhanho wa Taala short forgive them, but Allah subhanho wa Taala forgive them and convert their bad deeds into good deeds. Why? Because he is the author was given. So he is the author was given, he is the He is Allah who is a farmer, there is a web he is an APU. subhanho wa Taala he loves to forgive?
Can you forgive?
Allah loves to forgive?
So what are we waiting for? To repent to Allah subhanho wa Taala.
And rest assured that all those bad deeds of law will convert them into good deeds. Insha Allah, Allah because Allah has promised so.
And there's some who say, oh, Chef, I know, I'm going to repent.
I'm going to go back and do it again. Why? Because I have repented in the past. And I have gone back and did it again and again and again. So what's the point? What is the point of re repenting and going back, and they will never again? What is the point? What I tell them? Here is the beauty. I tell them, here's the beauty. The beauty is the name of Allah, Allah foo once a lot fo the one who faces the sense. Don't be fooled by the shaitan because that's what the show is done once he doesn't want you to repent.
But here's the thing. For the one who faces the sense, what does it mean? And he faces the sins Yeah, and he it means that they're no longer there. Just like you've never done them. He removes them somehow, from the book of deeds. He mixed the angels forget them. When you stand before Him subhana wa Tada. They will not be there he is an fo
Allah faces the sentence. That's why the Prophet alayhi salatu salam in Ramadan, as I generated, and he was appointed by Bukhari, when she has the Prophet is up to slam jasola What should I say? a ditch me supplication should say, the prophet alayhi salatu salam told her told her who I should say Aloha mai kakou and to him for an NA aloha Monica.
For me, Allahumma You are the oft forgiving fo the official of the things and you love to forgive Allah forgive me, face my sins.
May Allah subhanho wa Taala help us all to practice and to convey. Ladies and gentlemen, let us all think of one particular sin that we've been doing for so many years and we can seem to quite one sin located in your mind. Close your eyes, locate that sin
say enough is enough today, right now, as this particular moment, I'm going to quit this thing in sha Allah Allah. May Allah subhanho wa Taala etc repentance. Please stay tuned. I'm going to come back and shout Allahu taala and give you more pointers on how to work on this specific month. protocol. Yeah, that was tough. What
was Salam aleikum wa barakato