Indeed I am Near – Day 7 – Prayers for Firmness in Faith
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Glorified and Exalted. Allah is asleep. He is close to us, He is near us. And he responds to our praise our glorification, our supplications when we remember him, he remembers us when we call upon Him, He answers us. Allah subhanaw taala tells us in the Quran, first all of you who so seek forgiveness from him, so Matobo la he then repent to Him in Nairobi Kariba Mujib, indeed my Lord is near and responsive, he is near. So he hears he is responsive, because he cares and he is able to give us what we are in need of. So we begin our doras with praise and glorification. And we send solid on the person that Allah subhanaw taala was most pleased with Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa
sallam, and then we make dua. Today's topic is Dr. Oz for strength in faith, and in particular strength in faith in Allah subhanho wa taala. We believe that Allah is One, that he has no partner, no equal, no one that is similar to him. And belief, info hate believing in the Oneness of Allah subhanaw taala. This is the key to success in this world, and in the hereafter. Meaning if a person does not believe in the hate, and they leave this world, then such a person can never, ever be successful. And if a person believes in the Oneness of Allah, then this faith is a source of relief and comfort for them is a source of ease for them in this world, and in the next life also after
death for eternity, this Kalama this belief in the Oneness of Allah is going to save a person. We see that the prophets of Allah, among them are us is that they would ask Allah subhanaw taala to give them the ability to worship Him alone. We learn about Ibrahim alayhis salam and its mareel or the his Salah that when they built the Kaaba, they prayed to Allah or a banana what your honor Muslim any luck, woman there's a yeah Tina Omata Muslim atta Look, our Lord, make us Muslims in submission to you. Meaning make us such that we surrender to you, we fully submit to you. And that can only happen when a person knows believes realizes that Allah is the only one worthy of worship.
And so they surrender their entire being their entire existence their entire life to Allah and Surrender means that they worship only Allah. They seek help from only Allah. They fear Allah subhanaw taala the most they love Allah soprano part of the most and they have hope in Allah azza wa jal so they pray to Allah that our banana would your honor Muslim any luck? Women 30 Yet in our own Mata Muslim atta luck and from our decision
And then also make a nation that is muslim meaning in submission to you. We also learned that Ibraheem Alehissalaam made Dora that what you know bunny webinar a year and now boodle of snom that oh Allah keep me and my children away from the worship of idols. Isn't this amazing? Ibrahim alayhi salam is the one who broke the idols. He is the one who left his people, his family when they threatened to kill him, because he was not upon their ways. In fact, he called them to the worship of Allah alone. So he left them for the sake of Allah. Yet, what is he asking for? He's asking Allah that Oh Allah, protect me from the worship of idols, protect my children from the worship of idols.
Because a person cannot rely upon themselves that oh, I'm a Muslim. I already believe in Allah. So I'll be fine. I don't need to worry about my faith. No, a person can only have Eman when Allah subhanaw taala grants them even a person can only be firm upon faith, when Allah subhanaw taala grants them that firmness. So we should never take Islam for granted. We should never take our belief in Allah for granted. We should value this treasure and we should ask Allah subhanaw taala to preserve and strengthen this treasure for us. We learn in the Quran, that Rossi Hoonah filler and those who are firmly grounded in knowledge, they ask ALLAH that Robina Allah to Zuko. lubaina BARDA,
it Hadith Anna Wahab learner Malankara Hema in Naka, Intel Wahab they say Our Lord, let not our hearts deviate after you have guided us and grant us from Your self mercy. Indeed, you are the Bestower if you think about it, Iblees used to be a worshipper of Allah IBLEES used to be among the angels and what happened to him, his heart changed what happened to him. He turned away from the worship of Allah from being a servant to Allah to becoming an enemy to Allah.
So we should never ever think that because I believe in Allah right now. I'll be fine forever. Or because my because I'm a Muslim right now. I don't need to worry about the future of my faith. No, we should always worry. And so we should always call upon Allah, that he or Allah do not let my heart deviate. We learn about the believers in our era, his setup, they said Robina min Bhima and Zelda, what the Varna Rasul facto Bernama Ushahidi our Lord, we have believed in what you revealed, and we have followed the messenger, so register us among the witnesses to truth. And when can that happen when we die upon the truth? We learned in sort of earlier Enron, that the worshipers of Allah
they say Robina in an Amana fulfilled Lenna do know by now working or the banana, that our Lord indeed we have believed. So forgive us our sins and protect us from the punishment of the fire. How can a person be protected from the punishment of the fire when they die upon Iman, the old Al Bab, people of intellect, people of intelligence, Allah subhanaw taala tells us about them that they say I've been an indigenous American I'm gonna do and you Nandalal Imani and me noburo become, Ramona our Lord, indeed we have heard a caller calling to faith, saying Believe in your Lord and we have believed. So belief in Allah is, is the biggest treasure that a person can have. Because it is with
this belief that a person can have some hope in this life. A person can survive the tribulations, the trials in this life, a person can have can see the light at the end of the tunnel. And a person can be saved in the hereafter and the magician's of their own who believed in Musa alayhis salam. They understood how precious this light is this Eman is so they prayed to Allah Robina Ophelia or lay now sobre what our Pheno mostly mean our Lord, pour upon us patience and let us die as Muslims in submission to you. Meaning allow us to die in a state. When we are in submission to you. We believe in your oneness. We believe in your perfection. We are in obedience to you. We have faith in
you we have trust in you. We have hope in you we have love for you. We have fear of you. This is surrender. So today's daraz are going to be about belief in tow hate or
rather, asking Allah subhanaw taala for strength into hate, and asking Allah subhanaw taala to protect us from the opposite of though hate which is shirk. Now before we discuss the meanings of these doors, let us talk a little bit about what though hate really is, because this is a word that we have been hearing from, you know from childhood, that we are muslims we believe in to hate. What exactly is though hate, though hate is literally to make something one, it is to unify to make something one. So for example, when there's multiple things, you you make them one, it's unification, this is though hate what hada and though heed of Allah means that a person believes in
the oneness of God, not in plurality, rather oneness, it is to believe in the unification of all divine attributes in one supreme being. If you think about it, different people in the world, they have different beliefs and even though they believe in one Creator, what mistake do they make, they think that there is someone else, who is a child to God, or someone else, who has the power to heal the power to, to save a person
and they they give a different names, you know, people of different religions, they give such concepts, different names. And then we see that in some religions, there is literally belief in many, many gods, that for each thing in the universe, for each power for each force, in the universe, there is a God that is that is dedicated to that. So for example, there is a God that controls the weather, there is a God that grants children there is a God of beauty, there is a God of misery and and things like that. So all such beliefs contradict the belief that we have, all such beliefs are false and they contribute the truth. Allah is One, there is only one day T worthy of
worship, because there is only one, perfect Being who is the creator of everything, and who controls everything, and who possesses all perfect divine attributes. And that being is Allah alone. And Allah subhanaw taala tells us that we're Mahala Koto Jinnah will insert a Lallier balloon, and I did not create the jinn and men except so that they worship Me. This is the heat that we worship, only Allah. And the statement of the heat is in the words La Ilaha illa Allah, there is no God worthy of worship, but Allah, and this is the central and most important concept in Islam. There are many religions that claim to be monotheistic religions, but in reality they are not. Because where they
believe that God is the Creator, they also believe at the same time that someone else has the power to influence the world in the same way that God has, or that they will dedicate their worship to someone other than the Creator God. So this is not pure monotheism. In fact, it will Kenyon Rahim Allah he says, that though he is not simply that a person declares that there is only one Creator, or that there is only one Lord, one king of the entire existence. Rather, though hate is that a person
believes in one God. And at the same time, a person
dedicates his ultimate love to who to that one God, and then that person surrenders before that one God. And then that person shows humility and weakness before that one God. And when there is such love, and surrender, and humility before the one God, this means that a person will obey Allah happily, and he will be sincere in his worship, and he will intend to seek the face the approval of Allah subhanaw taala through everything that the person does, whether it is that they're saying something or they're doing something, their ultimate goal becomes Allah subhanho wa taala. And so a person then begins
to live for the sake of Allah. So when they give something, they give it for the sake of Allah. When they withhold something, they don't give something. They do that also for the sake of Allah, when they love something they do that for the sake of Allah, when they dislike something when they leave something that is also for the sake of Allah, their entire life, their prayer, their sacrifice, their life, their death, all of it is dedicated to Allah, meaning they are in, in submission to Allah. They are in in subservience to Allah subhanho wa taala. So a person thinks about Allah believes in Allah loves Allah fears, Allah remembers Allah eats the way that is pleasing to Allah
drinks in a way that is pleasing to Allah deals with their family in a way that is pleasing to Allah. It is to live one's life for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala This is though heat. This is though hate that your ultimate concern, your ultimate love. All right, your ultimate fear is a who Allah, that you fear him the most you love him the most you are concerned about pleasing him the most, and everything else becomes secondary. And when a person has such though hate in their heart, then what happens? This though hate becomes a barrier between them and disobedience to Allah. Meaning every time that there is an invitation to disobey Allah, though hate will stop them, it will
prevent them that no you cannot go towards the sin because Allah knows you're doing it. Allah is not pleased with this. Allah, the One whom you love, does not like this. So then a person stays away from sins also, because of Allah subhanho wa Taala This is though hate and hate. You know, there's the category of the hate Lulu here, which is that a person believes that only Allah is worthy of worship. So whether it is their prayer or their charity, there there are their own rather Hajj, any kind of ritual worship, such the sacrifice, all of that is dedicated to Allah alone and no one else, Allah alone and no one else. Then there is the hate,
though hate Rubia which is to believe that Allah is the only one who is who is in absolute control of, of the creation, because He is the One who created it, he is the one who owns it. And he is the one who is who is carrying out his command his his his decrees in in the existence. And this means that there is no creator other than Allah. And there is no Malik of this universe other than Allah, He is the only creator the only Malik the only moudaber. It is His command that prevails. And then there is the hate, a smell was delivered. Meaning though hate believing that Allah subhanaw taala is one and unique in all of his perfect names. In all of his perfect attributes. There is no one who is
like him. When it comes to his knowledge, there is no one who is like him when it comes to his his listening, his his singing, and all of the attributes. So though he said,
This is a central, the most important part of our religion. And it is so important that we see that every prophet of Allah invited people to the worship of Allah alone. This was their primary basic message. This is what every prophet began with. We learn about no Heidegger's Salam that he said to his people, all my people, worship Allah mela coming Illa Henro you have no God besides Him, who are the history said the same thing to his people. Saudi her his Salam sure Abraham's salaam all of these prophets said the same thing to their people that worship Allah, you have no god other than Him. We learned that even the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam began with the same thing. We
learned that he was at Hajj and he was calling people he was saying, uh, you have NAS Kulu La Ilaha illa Allah to flee who? Or people say La Ilaha illa Allah and you will succeed. We all know that there are five pillars of Islam. And the first pillar is what La Ilaha illa Allah to bear witness that there is no God worthy of worship but Allah and that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is his messenger. We learn. Even hedger says that with that in the revelation of the Quran, the verses that were revealed
Hold. At first were verses that spoke about the heat, about the Oneness of Allah, not just stating that Allah is One, but showing, making it clear that Allah is the only one who has absolute power, because you returned to him and on the Day of Judgment you have to answer to him. So all of the verses that talk about the day of judgment that talk about the previous prophets that talk about
you know, the different things that Allah subhanaw taala has created, what are they proving? What are they establishing the Oneness of Allah subhanho wa taala. And he says that after that, verses related to various commands were revealed. So, this shows us that the first and most important thing that we need to strengthen in ourselves and we need to teach our children and teach our families our loved ones is that they must believe in the Oneness of Allah subhanaw taala This is our first and last obligation How is it our first obligation it is our first obligation because when a child is born, and you know, the child begins to understand things and learn different things, one of the
first things you must teach your child is what La ilaha illallah because farlam a no Hola Hola. Hola. Hola. You should know that there is no God worthy of worship, but Allah, every child deserves to be taught this. And we must emphasize this. And then how is this our last obligation? It's our last obligation because we learn in a hadith that the person whose last statement is La ilaha illallah, meaning he dies after that, then the halal Jana, such a person will enter Jannah. So, if we want to enter into Jana, then this is something that we should declare at the end of our lives also, though hate is irrelevant, from the beginning of our lives to the end of our lives, it is
essential, it is most important throughout our lives. And when a person believes in the Oneness of Allah, what does that mean? It means that first of all, we should know Allah, ne it is not enough to just say, Allah is one or that we are Muslims, and we believe God is one. Yes, we believe God is one yes, Allah is One, but who is Allah? How is the only one and you cannot know the Oneness of Allah without knowing his perfect names and attributes? You see, the reason why many people turn away from belief in God is because they have a very twisted understanding of who God is. First of all, they make the mistake of comparing God to the creation all right. So, when they see that people have
power, you know, they become greedy. They think God is the same way now with the biller or that people have power, you know, they are they are not perfect in their, in their decisions. They make mistakes. They think God is the same way, not with the biller. And that is not correct. Allah is not like his creation, the creation makes mistakes. Allah subhanaw taala does not the creation, they fail in their promises. Allah subhanaw taala does not in Allahu Allah Euclid for me, the creation, they are such that they do not know everything. Allah subhanaw taala he knows everything. So when we believe in the Oneness of Allah, we must learn about who Allah is. And we learn about who Allah is
by learning his names, his attributes, His His names, his SlimFast, a smile or Sleaford.
Believing in the Oneness of Allah means that we believe that he alone is worthy of worship, that there is no one else that deserves that I fear them that I love them.
You know, a lot in the sense that love that leads to surrender and obedience. No, it is only Allah who deserves that from me. We learned in a hadith, that there is no person who dies, while bearing witness that there is no God worthy of worship but Allah and that I am the messenger of Allah meaning Muhammad sallallahu alayhi salam, and he dies upon that meaning the person dies upon that with a Albee Mukhin any with a heart that is filled with conviction, and he he he declares this faith with absolute conviction, then what will happen? Allah subhanaw taala will forgive him. If a person dies like that.
Allah subhanaw taala will forgive him. So we must have European conviction in this. We, we don't just say, I believe in the Oneness of Allah, because this is what we've heard people saying so we repeat the same statement, who we should understand the statement we should say it from our heart, we should accept this as a fact as the truth with a capital T. Any This is the truth that I have. conviction in I know this for a fact that Allah is One. When we believe that Allah is One this means that we become obedient to Allah. We learned that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was asked that What is Islam? And he said that you surrender your face to Allah, and that you testify that
there is no God but Allah and that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi salam is his worshipper His messenger and you establish the Salah, you give this a cat. When you do that, then you have surrendered.
Then believing in the hate means that we obey Allah and His messenger. Allah says what LT or Allah Hawa. rasuluh en cuanto macmini obey Allah and His messenger if you're truly believers, if you truly believe in Allah and obey Allah, believing in toto hate means that we are sincere to Allah, meaning whatever we do, we do it for the sake of Allah. We do it so that He is pleased with us. We do it knowing that he is watching us. We do it seeking His approval. We do it in a way that is pleasing to Allah so we do it correctly. We do it properly.
We learn Farber, the law, Melissa, Allah Who Dean worship Allah while making your religion sincere to him. Believing in though hate means that we love Allah the most? Well, Lavina I know I should do herbal Allah, they are most intense in their love for Allah. We learned in the Hadith, that none of you can truly believe until Allah and His messenger are more beloved to him than everything else. This is part of the hate. Part of the hate is that we fear Allah more than we fear people.
Part of belief into hate is that we obey all of the commands of Allah, we refrain from all of the things that Allah subhanaw taala has prohibited. And whenever there are differences, then we refer to what Allah subhanaw taala has revealed. Whenever there are problems that are difficulties we turn to Allah, we ask him for help, we pray to Allah. And we rely upon Allah, we put our faith, our trust in Allah, that he has enough work if I believe Akela we rely upon him where I live at our curlew, where Allah Allah, if Allah were killing me, known upon Allah, the believer should put their trust, meaning those who truly believe in Allah, that Allah is One, they should put their trust in Allah,
that Allah is enough, he is there he will bring good from the situation, he will, he will make this easy for us. He will, you know, bring us benefit in this he will protect us there is hate in this if Allah decreed it, then there is goodness in this nothing happens without the will of Allah and if Allah will this, there is good in it for me, or Allah, I ask you for goodness, when something bad happens, or something difficult happens, we we recognize that this happened by the will of Allah and we recognize that it cannot go away without the will of Allah. So when a person believes in the towhead of Allah, this means that they are also happy with Allah, they are pleased with Allah, with
whatever that Allah has revealed. All of the commands of Islam, and whatever that Allah has decreed,
with whatever that Allah has decreed. Some people are not happy with why are there men and women, there should only have been one gender. And then they're always drawing differences between men and women. They're always trying to prove that one is better than the other. Or because, you know, one is better than the other. We need to abolish, you know, different genders, and we need to treat and make everyone the same.
As if they are upset with the decree of Allah, as if they they think they know better.
Believing in the Oneness of Allah means that we believe ALLAH is perfect in his knowledge, in his wisdom, in his decrease in what he has created in what he has legislated. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that whoever is pleased with Allah as Rob and with Islam as his deen and with Muhammad Sallallahu where it is
Send them as as profit than whichever global Janna paradise is guaranteed for him, meaning such a person will certainly enter June. So ask yourself, Do I just believe that God is one? Or am I happy with Allah? Am I pleased with Allah? Because you see, when you, when you recognize someone's greatness and perfection, then you trust their decisions. And when you trust their decisions, then even if initially you don't understand, you go along. And then eventually you understand and even if you don't understand and you and you see some kind of hardship, you trust their decision. You trust their decision, because you know, that they did not make a mistake. If this is with people whom we
love, who are full of mistakes, why can we not have such good thoughts about Allah subhanho wa taala? Sadly, so many Muslims say inappropriate things about Allah, wrong things about Allah. Why did Allah create me like this? Why did my family have to be like this? Why did I have to be a woman? Why did I have to be born in this country? Why did I have to be born at this time? Why was I created anyway? A stuff that Allah these statements are all contrary to, to pure to hate,
though hate belief, and though hate means that we are grateful to the favors that Allah soprano for the favors that Allah subhanaw taala has bestowed on us. Wash Karuna Rahmatullahi. In quantum iya with our boon, be grateful for the blessings of Allah if it is only him that you worship.
It is to believe that nothing happens without the will of Allah. Lay you see burner Elana Khattab Allahu La Nina, nothing can reach us except what Allah has already decreed for us what Allah has already written for us. So whatever happens in my life, in your life, in the life of your pet, in the life of your loved one, it you know, inside your house, outside your house, in your country, in your neighboring country, in the continent, that you live in, in the other one, in this world or on Mars or on Jupiter or on the sun, in the Milky Way, elsewhere, nothing happens without the will of Allah, not a leaf falls except that he knows about it. This is the heat.
And the opposite of though hate is Shake, shake, is to make an equal to Allah, to say that someone else shares in the in the different powers of Allah or in the different SIFAT the traits of Allah, that for example, you know, to believe that Allah is worthy of worship, and then someone else also deserves our worship, as the fit Allah, this is should,
should can also be indura that a person makes dog to someone other than Allah, should can be in in such that that a person makes such that too for example, someone in a grave
this is this is all a contrary to the hate. So, shake, remember, is is
is completely anywhere to hate is the ultimate truth. Shit is false. It is the ultimate lie. Because Allah has no partner what Allah Who Camila who were hid, Your God is one God. Allah says for lethargy or undue delay and Dadda do not set up equals to Allah. In num Allahu Allahu wa hit, indeed your God is one God. What calling hamdulillah say Alhamdulillah all praises for Allah. Why? Because he is the only one who is worthy of all praise, because he's the only one who was perfectly perfect. He has no child. He has no equal, no partner. He doesn't need a helper. He doesn't experience any weakness because of which he needs a helper. No, he is perfectly great. So this means that we should
worship only Allah. Allah subhanaw taala tells us what our will do la hawala to shriek will be che worship Allah and do not associate any partner with him. And if you think about it, you know, like Yusuf alayhi salam, he said to the people in the prison with him that tell me our Bible, Mustafa ricotta Hiren amila, Hua Hidaka. How are multiple gods better, are different gods better or is Allah the one that irresistible he is better? And you think about it logically, if there were multiple beings controlling different things,
Things that we were in need of our life would be so hard. Because any one decides that there should be rain, the other decides no, it should be sunny. Alright, do you see this, that were in a family, parents are not on the same page, what happened to the children constantly suffering, one says do this, the other says no do that.
In a workplace where two people have equal authority, then again, all the workers are suffering. One says do this, the other says do that.
And imagine if we had to go to multiple beings in order to seek their help, in order to ask them to aid us. Any, you know, sometimes you go to one person, you tell them your whole story, your whole situation. And then you make your request. And they say, Oh, I'm so sorry, I can't help you go to that person, you go to that person. And then again, you repeat the whole story, you tell them your old story, your whole situation, you repeat the request, and they say, oh, go go to someone else. And he every time you go to someone else, it's so hard because you have to make them aware of your entire situation.
so, Allah is One, he logically also it does not make sense that there should be multiple gods.
So he asked our Bible, not every corner higher on me level, why Hebrew kaha Allah, Allah hid the one alcohol, this is also very fitting over here this name, because a heart is any the irresistible in the sense that when he decides when He decrees when he does something, no one can can resist, he prevails, he prevails. So, this is the power of Allah, that no one can avoid, no one can can run away from Allah.
Now, when it comes to ship, remember ship can be in words. So for example, a person said says words that show that there is an equal to Allah or should can also be in actions, it can be in one's belief also. So we should abstain from all forms of Schick.
And the opposite of Eman of belief in Allah is covered cover is to deny. And cover is also to be extremely ungrateful. So where there are people who, for example, associate equals to Allah, or ascribe a child to Allah, there are those who completely deny the existence of God. Or there is this new fashion, no new trend now, to put your just to, to, to just trust the universe? What is the universe? The universe itself does not, you know, function on its own? You know, there's that there's that realization when people say trust the universe, or ask the universe to to grant you good to, to to work in your favor, and things like that. There's that realization that there is
someone behind all of this existence, there is someone who is in control. Why don't you accept that that someone is Allah? Take his name, mentioned his name. And you think about it, if someone were to refer to you, without ever taking your name, without ever acknowledging your being in your person,
are they? Are they really grateful to you? Or are they really making? You know, are they really being fair to you? No, they're not. Because among Muslims also, this has become very trendy, to not say the name of Allah and replace that with the universe or things like that, and this is wrong.
So, so where there are people who associate equals to Allah, there are those who completely deny Allah, and that is Cofer.
And kufr is the opposite of event. Allah subhanaw taala says, from income careful on women commitment, He is the One who created you. And among you are those who disbelieve among you are those who believe COVID is also the opposite of Taqwa. Because you see Taqwa is to live a life of consciousness. Meaning you're conscious, you are alert you are aware that Allah is there, that Allah is watching me that I have to
avoid anything that displeases Allah, I have to do those things which please Allah. This is taqwa. So Allah says we'll see you can Latina taco or bone ill Jannetty Zuma are the people of taco will be driven to paradise in groups. And the opposite of that was seen on Latina kifaru inner Johanna Mazuma that the people who disbelieved will be taken to hell in groups. So the opposite of Taqwa.
is also covered. The opposite of gratitude is also covered because what is gratitude that you acknowledge that Allah gave me all of these things? And cover is what to deny? That Allah is the One who gave you the things that you have. Allah subhanaw taala tell this woman Yeah, she called for intermediate cooling FC woman kuffaar offer in the lasagna, you'd Hamid whoever is grateful, then indeed he's only grateful for the benefit of his own self, and whoever is whoever cut out or whoever disbelieves is ungrateful than Allah is Rich free of need, he's praiseworthy.
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or rather, when they see the punishment, that if only I had another chance, I would be of the Mercy Nene, I would do your son, I would bring excellence in my worship, I would be very sincere to Allah. So it has said, No, the verses of Allah came to you, but you denied and you were arrogant, and you were of those who are care feeding. Those who deny those who reject
the opposite of good deeds is also called for.
So, we should refrain from all forms of Cofer, whether it is that that a person is not conscious of a law, or that a person is ungrateful to Allah, or that a person does not bring excellence in their actions or that a person does not care about the kind of deeds they are doing. Any, we need to refrain from all types of Cofer and remember that there is major Cofer, which expelled a person from Islam and then there is minor Cofer also, right where a person is arrogant towards the commands of Allah or,
you know, they, they refuse to obey, or they are ungrateful. We need to avoid these things.
When a person believes into hate, and lives their life
according to that, though, hate, then there are many good news for this person.
What are these good news? What are these benefits that a person will get? First of all, the person who believes in the Oneness of Allah, Allah subhanaw taala, guides them to the straight path.
Allah subhanaw taala brings them out of darkness into life into light. Allah subhanaw taala grants them higher temple Heba a good life in this world. And a good life does not mean that their life will be free of any problems and any challenges. No, there will be challenges, there will be trials, there will be difficulties, but their belief in Allah will be like an anchor something to something to keep them grounded, some something to keep them in place, so that they don't despair. They don't get lost. They don't quit. They have a reason to have hope. They have a reason to be strong. This is higher Tampa Heba. And they have a purpose every day of their lives, regardless of their
circumstances. For example, when a believer a person who believes in the Oneness of Allah, even if they're extremely ill, they are,
you know, housebound, basically they're not able to go anywhere, they have lost their mobility, or that they cannot even get out of their bed.
Then every day that they wake up, at least they have some goal, something to look forward to that, that now I'm going to praise Allah, they may not be able to make will do, but they make Tamil and on their bed, they pray salah, and then they make some wicked, then they recite some Quran. And even if they don't have the energy to do that, maybe they will listen to some Quran. Maybe they will think about the rewards that Allah subhanaw taala has for those who are patient and they have something to look forward to. This is higher than the Yerba, this is good life.
And when a person believes in the Oneness of Allah and lives according to that, then Allah subhanaw taala, preserves and secures and increases reward for them in the hereafter for everything that they do for every
little thing that they do even Allah subhanaw taala preserves reward for them in the hereafter.
Then we also learn that because of the hate a person is granted firmness stability in this life,
they are given security in this life and in the next life because of Tawheed. A person's Eman increases, Abraham said that the strength of iman in the heart of the believer is in proportion to the strength of dough heat in his heart, meaning the stronger the heat is, the stronger Iman is. Meaning when a person believes in the Oneness of Allah with strength, then they will also have a man according to that strength. And when they will have Eman they will have trust in Allah, they will have faith in Allah, they will have conviction in Allah.
And he said that Surah Islam is a Surah with few haruf. And if you think about it, it's it's it's only a couple lines Surah class is a Surah with fewer hurdles. But it is equal to a third of the Quran because it only contains the heat. So Tauheed is, is a big deal. And when a person has to hate their Eman increases, though hate is the source. When a person believes in the Oneness of Allah, their good deeds increase.
And then their good deeds are also accepted. And then because of their belief in the Oneness of Allah, they also receive the help of Allah. It will claim also said that what purifies the heart and the soul is to hate it purifies a person, how does it purify a person, it makes them more honest, more sincere, more original, any they're not fake, they're not pretentious. They're inside and outside is the same. Their external internal is the same because they know that Allah is watching me here and there. Allah knows me inside and out.
So the mortal hate the person has, the more honest they become, the more sincere they become, because they're purified. When a person believes in the Oneness of Allah, they will have the privilege of receiving the intercession of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam also, their sins will be forgiven, even if they come on the Day of Judgment with the fill of the earth incense. And if a person has committed major sins also, Allah subhanaw taala will pardon them because of their belief in his oneness.
And we also learned that such a person will ultimately enter paradise. In contrast, when a person associates partners with Allah, remember this is one one alim, this is the greatest injustice, this is the biggest sin, this is our alum, any the sin that is Aragon, that is the greatest and it is a sin that is most hated to Allah. It is a sin that ALLAH does not forgive, it is a sin because of which a person's deeds will be wasted in the Hereafter they will carry no worth.
Because the Mushnik the person who dies on shake on the Day of Judgment, their deeds will not be accepted, their charity will not be rewarded, their truthfulness will not benefit them because they associated partners with Allah. And even if they ask forgiveness 1000 times they will not be forgiven, because they associated partners with Allah.
And we also learn that in the home I use Shrek Billahi *head Ramallah who are illegal Jana, that whoever associate partners with Allah than Allah has forbidden paradise on him. Such a person will remain in hell forever. So we should ask Allah subhanaw taala to grant a strength in Eman, Eman in him though Eman endo hate that oh Allah grant me the strength of belief in your oneness belief in you that you alone have absolute power absolute control, that you when you give something, no one can stop it. When you stop something, no one can bring it. You have absolute power, you have absolute control.
So what are some doors that we can make? One of the doors that we can make is that we can say La ilaha illa and super Hannukah in the continental Bali mean, there is no deity except you. Exalted are you indeed I have been of the wrongdoers. This Dora is the director of unis rd his center and you see when he said in this Dora La ilaha illa Anta that there is no god but you this is the hate Hulu
Hear, declaration of the fact that only Allah is worthy of worship Subhana QCCA means that Oh Allah, you are perfect, you are exalted you are perfect, you are free of any fault. This is the heat, smell or SIFAT. To declare your faith and the Oneness of Allah in His names and attributes, because in his names and attributes, he is perfect, no one is like him. So you are perfect in the continental parliament, indeed I am of those who have done wrong and I am in need of your forgiveness. So what is happening over here, there is rudia right that you are showing servitude to Allah, you are making Allah your ultimate goal, you know that it is only Allah who can pardon you. And it is only Allah
who can bring you out of difficulty.
Another door that we should say frequently is La Ilaha illa Allah Who are the hula sharika lah hula MOLKO Allah will hand well who are I luckily che in Cadiz, none has the right to be worshipped but Allah alone who has no partner, his is the Dominion and his is the praise and He is Able to do all things. Now remember earlier on I mentioned to you that there are different kinds of doors. In some doors we are asking Allah subhanaw taala for something and in other doors, we are praising and glorifying Allah we are declaring his oneness, this is also a kind of girl. Because when we affirm our faith in Allah, then that becomes a source of receiving from Allah what we are in need of,
because when we say that, that Allah has no partner, and he owns everything, that he owns what I am in need of right? He deserves all praise, meaning I am happy with the decree of Allah. Because Allah does not make mistakes. He is perfect in his in his decrees and He is Able to do all things he is able to change my circumstances he's able to bring me healing that I am in desperate need up. So sometimes you ask Allah subhanaw taala any, with your words very clearly. That yeah, Allah grant me this. And other times, you ask indirectly, all right, how by declaring the Oneness of Allah, by praising and glorifying Allah, and this Dora is one such door. And this door is so beautiful. In a
hadith we learned that the person who says this La ilaha illa who ACTA hula should recolor the whole koala will hunt well, who are allowed militia in Kadena 100 times a day, then such a person will have the reward equivalent to that of freeing 10 slaves. Imagine it as if you have set 10 slaves free
100 Good deeds will be recorded for him 100 sins will be forgiven for him, and he will be protected against the shaytaan on that day until the evening. You know, sometimes a person feels that they're under the effect of magic or that some shaitan is bothering them. They have constant negative thoughts. So how to protect yourself against shaitan say this La ilaha illa who are the hula Sharika that will moko Allah will handle well who are allowed to Alicia encoded 100 times a day, declare the Oneness of Allah. And you see La ilaha illa. Allah in this statement itself is so easy on the tongue. Right? It's so easy on the tongue and it is. It is the ultimate truth that there is no God
but Allah. And no matter what condition you are in, you can say La Ilaha illa Allah very easily because all you need to do to say Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah is just move the tip of your tongue. That's it. La ilaha illa Allah. That's it. You don't need to join your lips.
You don't need to use your throat, you know to say her aura. There are no such sounds in the statement, La ilaha illa Allah, you don't have to make your tongue touch the teeth. Right? Because there's no scene. There is no Thayer, La ilaha illa Allah and you're just moving your tongue up and down. So even if you're very unwell. You know, sometimes you don't have the energy to move, but you can move the tip of your tongue. This is why when a person is, you know, near death end, it's obvious that they're going to die very soon.
Don't you should encourage them to c'est la ilaha illa Allah and if it was not possible for a person to say this we would not have been encouraged to say this, a person can say this La Ilaha illa Allah and a person who says this Kenema La ilaha illa who are the WHO luxury color that will more color will handle who are Allah coalition Kadir
if they say this at the time when they go to bed, and after this they also say La hawla wala Quwata illa biLlah Hilarie Leela Aleem, Subhan Allah will hamdulillah La Ilaha illa Allah Allahu Akbar, in Hadith we learned that all of their sins will be forgiven, even if they're like the form of the see, when we wake up in the night, you know, sometimes you get startled or you wake up, you should again say this, when you should say Alhamdulillah Allah Subhan Allah Allah Allah Allah Allah Allahu Akbar, Allah Hola, La Quwata illa biLlah after seeing this, and you make some girl in her this we learned that or I was accepted, it is granted in the morning in the evening, we should say these words and
especially after motive, we should say La ilaha illa hula hula Sharika that will Milko Allah will hunt you're here where you meet people who are allowed to militia encoded 10 times if you say this, Allah subhanaw taala will send angels that are masala Hatton and you that are equipped to guard a person against Chapin and you think as if you have guards around you to protect you. When you enter the market also say La ilaha illallah who are the WHO luxury color that will move koala will hum Do you hear where you meet? Or who are you liable to be a little higher Kulu well who are alike Alicia encoded, if you say that when entering the market, a million good deeds are recorded for you. And
this is also the best Dr to say on the Day of Arafah. Another doctor that we can say that declares the Oneness of Allah is that we say Allahu Allah in the earth to be criminal Kufri will * and here we're not just declaring the Oneness of Allah in this dua we're also asking Allah that oh Allah protect me from disbelief. Protect me from ever disbelieving in you, rejecting you being ungrateful to you not being conscious of you Allahumma in the rule to become an aquifer. How? What is it that you ask Allah to protect you from something that is very dangerous COVID is dangerous. Well * ya Allah protect me from poverty also Allahumma in the road to becoming other will cover Oh Allah,
indeed I seek refuge with you from the punishment of the grave La ilaha illa Anta there is no God worthy of worship, but you.
And this Dora is among the doors that we set in the morning in the evening, three times each in the morning and in the evening. And it's interesting, we're asking Allah to protect us from disbelief and from poverty.
can also be very dangerous for a person. Sometimes because of poverty. The person ends up earning haram, a person ends up committing theft.
And he recently
where I live, there's been you know this in the news that there are people who are stealing donation boxes from different mosques because they know that you know, these days or donation boxes are full.
People go to the masjid a lot, they give a lot of charity. So there are people who are literally going Masjid to Masjid and stealing donation boxes. And I'm wondering, any, what kind of hard heartedness is this that a person in the month of Ramadan, in the days of fasting in the nights of prayer, they're going to the masjid to steal?
Why are they doing that? Perhaps it is greed for money. Perhaps that greed is coming from a place of extreme poverty. Who knows? We should ask Allah to protect us from poverty because poverty can put a person in fitna it can lead a person to haram it can lead a person to many sins. So ask Allah to protect you from golfer and
then another door that we can make is
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okay, we can say Allahu Allahu Allah be loud or she could be he che. That Oh Allah, that Allah ALLAH my lord, I do not associate any partner with him. This is a door that we should make when we are worried when we are sad because Allah
My rub he, this is a declaration that I am not alone, that Allah is the One who is perfect. He is my Lord. He knows what I'm going through what I'm going through, happened with his permission, he is able to bring the living out of the dead and the dead out of the living. He is able to bring the day out of the night and the night out of the day. He This is his power. So he's able to change my situation also, Allahu Allah, who will not be law who should he could be he che, I do not associate any partner with him.
the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
He also taught another Torah, which is Allahumma in the URL, the weaker and Oceanica Vika were an RT alum were Astell Fuuka Lima, Allah irlam That Oh Allah, I seek refuge in You.
Lest I associate anything with you knowingly, and I seek your forgiveness for what I do not know. There's a hadith in which we learned that Abu Bakr
Radi Allahu Anhu he was in the company of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
said that oh Abu Bakr Sheikh enters your people more quietly than the movement of ants.
Do you hear ants crawling? You don't. So just like that so quietly in such a subtle way schicke enters the heart of a person. What could I do longer? I asked Is there a kind of shift besides associating anything with Allah? The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said by him, who has my life in his power shift is more concealed than the movement of ants, shall I not teach you something which if you say will eliminate minor and major shank, he said say Allahumma in the URL, the beacon Oceanica Beco, an Ireland that Oh Allah, I seek refuge in you, lest I associate anything with you while I know it meaning knowingly I associate some equal to some partner to you. And I seek your
forgiveness for what I do not know. Because a kind of Schick is to show off, to do something good in order to, to impress people in order to garner their attention and praise, that they should like me, they should praise me, they should be happy with me. This is also a form of schicke because you should be doing things only for the sake of Allah. You want to make sure that you look good in the eyes of Allah that Allah is pleased with you that he will be happy with you, he will praise you before His angels, and he will reward you that should be our goal.
So a kind of Shrek is to show off, to seek the attention of people. So sometimes we don't even realize and we and such feelings creep into the heart. So we ask Allah subhanahu Tartous forgiveness that Oh ALLAH forgive me for what I never intended. But it enters my heart, and then it corrupts my intention. it corrupts my action. Yeah, Allah forgive me for that. So this is a door that we should be making.
Another door that we can make is a love Malacca salam to where we am and to where I like to what color to what you like an herb to or Allah, it is unto you that I surrender myself. I affirm my faith in you and I put my trust in you and I turn to you and repentance will be called Psalm two and with your help I find my adversaries Allahumma inni Rosevear exotica or Allah I seek refuge in your mind in your honor. La ilaha illa Anta there is no god but you I asked you until the Lenny I asked you to protect me from sending me a stray. Ya Allah do not send me a straight until hey you lady Leia mode you are the EverLiving Who one who does not die, while Genie will ensue your Moton and the
jinn and men they will die, you will not die. The jinn and men will die. You are eternal. Now in this door, what are we doing? We're asking Allah subhanaw taala to protect us from what from sending us astray. Because how often it happens. We hear a person is a born Muslim. They went to Islamic school, they memorize Quran. They used to have a beard. They used to attend all the lectures. They used to do so much Dawa and then what happened? They said I don't believe
they now say I don't believe
what are you know the biller?
Never ever take a man for granted. ask Allah to protect you from going astray. ask Allah for increase in guidance. Ask
Allah to keep you firm under hate, because the person who dies on to heat that person will enter Jannah and the prophets of Allah who already know Salam warned us, he said do not associate partners with Allah, any partner with Allah. Even if you are caught up or if you are set on fire.
Hello, my name is Luca raffia. Meaning even if people physically harm you, forcing you to associate something with ALLAH, do not do that. Do not associate anything with Allah. No matter what you have to suffer in this, we ask Allah to protect us from tribulations of this world and the next one we ask Allah subhanaw taala to grant us the joy of knowing, understanding his oneness, to grant us the joy of
believing into hate.
And may Allah subhanaw taala grant us all sincerity, and Allah subhanaw taala to protect us from all forms of schicke Amin Subhanak Allahumma behenic A shadow Allah Illa illa Anta Astell Furukawa Tobu Lake, wa salam Wa alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh