Taimiyyah Zubair – Taleem al Quran 2012 – P25 258D Tafsir Al-Jathiah 12-15

Taimiyyah Zubair
AI: Summary © The speakers discuss the use of "has" in relation to actions and behavior, emphasizing the importance of recognizing the potential negative consequences of actions and emotions. They stress the need for forgiveness and the importance of taking responsibility and letting go of grudges to improve one's life. The speakers also touch on the use of Islam in forgiveness and how it can increase optimism and happiness. listeners are encouraged to listen to the recitation and practice forgiveness.
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Allahu Allah the Allah is the One who Sahana Allah comb, the one who has subjected for you, Al Baqarah. The see what is Sahara Sahara Yusaku. The seed is to compel someone to do some work, meaning to not give them an option.

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Do not give them an option. This is what the speed is. The worthless lien is also used for making someone work without any wages, meaning they're working for you, but you're not really paying them. I mean, technically this is wrong, right? It's It's forbidden. This is oppression, right? The reason why this word has been used over here, because look at the is Sahara Hola, como el Baja, Allah has subjected the sea for you,

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meaning the sea works in your favor. Right? And Allah has put the sea to a certain work. Are you paying wages?

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Are you paying the C in some way? Are you thinking the C in some way? Do you have to pay the C? No, you don't. You know, for example, even if there is a fake lake, or, you know, there's water parks, and you know, water waves, you know, fake fake ones, they roll and then they're all back. Right? Even for that to maintain it, how much people have to spend so much work, constant work, but the see

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and everything that Allah has created for us for our benefit, what do we give to it? Nothing. Who has put it to work Allah has so Allahu Allah the so called Hola como el Bahara, he has subjected the SI for you, meaning for your benefit. Li pagid el fulica. How so that the ships sail fi in it, meaning in the sea, be empty he at his command? And if it wasn't for Allah's command, ships would never be able to sail. What he tapped to who? Why is it that Allah has ordered this so that you may seek you may attain min fogli of His Bounty? Meaning you're able to travel to far off places? How over water and as you go, then you obtain you gain fuggle of Allah, will Allah come to Sharon, in

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order that you may be grateful? This has mentioned over here, in order that you may be grateful, Allah has bestowed this on you in order that you may be grateful. So what's the question then? Do you not see His favors? How can you deny His commands? How can you deny His Verses do not see His favors? What's the holla calm and he has subjected for you math is somehow wacky, whatever that is in the skies, not just the sea. But whatever that is in the sky is has also been subjected for you. What is in the sky, the sun, the moon, the stars, the clouds, the wind, all of this subjected for you Wilma fill out of the and whatever that is in the earth, animals, vegetation, rivers mountains,

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Jamia men who entirely from him, meaning all of this has been subjected for you entirely.

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From who? From Allah, meaning his favor on you.

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It is His favor on you. Alone, only his favor in Nephi Valley color Ayrton li comi at alpha karoun Indeed in that are Signs for people who give thought earlier it was said those who have faith those who are certain than those who reflect those who use their reason. Now those who give thought those who reflect so reflect and see His favours. What do we see in these two verses? That basically, the Earth has been subjected for who? For who? For men, for people, for human beings? Because what is that one creation that is thriving on this planet? What is it the human being? No matter where what part of the earth it is people can live, isn't it? And there, you know, people are able to go in the

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deepest of waters climb the tallest of mountains, right? This is Allah sleep. This is the fact that Allah has subjected this earth, right? In order to ensure that we can live. We can live so all of this is working in our favor. So even when we see insects and birds, and we might think they have nothing to do with us, they have everything to do with us. You know, for instance, bees, we consider them a nuisance. We make such a big fuss if we see a beer too outside. When we're barbecuing, or if we're eating outside. We make such a big fuss.

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But these are so important, isn't it? I read somewhere that if the entire human race was finished from this planet

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then this planet would thrive.

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But if just insects, insects would be eliminated from this planet, then in the entire human race would finish would die. Within a couple of generations it would die finish. This is how much our life is dependent on the way that Allah has created this planet.

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And I noticed because of you not having so much bees for pollination, so what we have to do we have to take the pollens, underbrush, and then put it to the female flower. And this is how we can grow pumpkins. I was shocked like this is, you know, this is so important for us.

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Even corn, right, so many vegetables. So many of these plants can't grow them just on their own. You have to do the pollination part yourself, because there aren't enough bees. We've killed too many of them. So, in the field, Adicolor iOttie Lakonia for Corona, what should this make us feel? Gratitude for Allah and out of that gratitude, accept his command, show humility, except his words.

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Say Lin Lavina Manu, to those who believe the Prophet sallallahu Sallam has been ordered to give a message to the believers. And what is that message? Yellow futile, they should forgive meaning the believers must forgive. They should forgive who Levina those who lie yo Juna Yama Allah. Those who do not expect the days of Allah

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lair, Juna from Raja, what does it mean, to have hope to expect to fear to hope, a yam Allah a yam Plourde of the word home, we have read this earlier also a yam the Arabs would use the word a yam, to refer to will call or major historical events. All right, are major catastrophes that destroyed nations and wiped out civilizations.

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So those who do not expect the days of Allah, meaning they do not expect punishment from Allah,

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for what, for their wrongdoing, for their oppression, for their injustice against the believers, so they continue harming the believers. They continue oppressing the believers, because you see when you are afraid that you will be called to account.

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Then what happens you become conscious.

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Right? You become careful about how you're dealing with others. But if you fear no consequence, then you can carry on however you want, and you get worse by the day.

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So those who are oppressing and abusing the believers, Allah says, Tell the believers forgive them.

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Allah says, Tell the believers forgive them forgive who? The oppressors. Why, what will happen? Leah Jizya. So he will recompense who will recompense Allah will recompense Coleman have people be mad? Can we actually vote according to what they have been earning? Which people, the believers first of all, Allah who will recompense according to what they have been earning, meaning their reward will be great for their forgiveness. If they forgive their enemy, they forgive their oppressors, Allah will give them a great reward.

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And Coleman can also refer to the deniers, the oppressors, right? That for their loan will be great punishment. So in other words, leave the results to Allah. Whatever happens in the future, leave that to Allah. Right now. What do you do? How do you deal with the oppression of others?

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How do you deal with that? through forgiveness? For you forgiveness, it seems like doesn't really solve the problem. Right? But the thing is,

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you can't fix the oppressor, can you? If someone is saying statements, which are inappropriate, you know, forget about physical violence. We're talking about verbal abuse. Can you go and hold their tongue and put a seal on their mouth? Can you do that?

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Can you do that? Do you have control over that? No. But what they're saying to you is causing you hurt and pain. It's causing you anger, isn't it? So why forgive so that you can be at peace?

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Forgive so that you can be at peace? Forgiveness does not mean

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Now that you're okay with the wrong someone has done to you.

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Forgiveness does not mean that you're accepting someone's oppression. Forgiveness means letting go of the pain that someone has caused you letting go of the anger that is burning inside of you.

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You see the word forgiveness. The English word forgiveness is actually from Greek origin. And it means to let go.

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Or to exhale. Because Can you hold your breath forever?

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Can you? Can you hold your breath for very long? No. If you hold it too long,

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who's going to suffer? You will suffer. So what do you have to do? Breathe out, exhale, let go. Release. And this is what forgiveness is that you stop feeling angry, you stop feeling hurt.

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forgiving someone is that you take control of your feelings. You're not being controlled by the pain and anger that someone has caused you. Rather you take control of your feelings. It's a position of strength.

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Not being able to forgive is weakness. Because you're being controlled by the pain, you're being controlled by the anger. And forgiving someone is a position of strength.

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You're psychologists that generally define forgiveness as a conscious, deliberate decision.

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You know, we think I really know what I really want to forgive. But what should I do? I'm not able to forgive. I'm not able to get over it. Well, did you try consciously to get over it?

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It's a conscious, deliberate decision to release feelings of resentment to release feelings of vengeance. This is what is forgiveness.

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Regardless of whether the person who's wronged you deserves your forgiveness or not. Forgiveness does not mean forgetting. forgiving someone does not mean forgetting what they've done to you. Nor does it mean condoning or excusing offenses. This is not what forgiveness is. what forgiveness is that it brings the Forgiver peace of mind.

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Exact exactly, that you'll come to a point where you stop hurting yourself.

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Forgiveness frees the Forgiver from corrosive anger. Anger is corrosive. The more you keep it inside of you, the more you suffer.

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So forgiveness is very empowering. Because you're not letting the pain define you. You're not letting the anger take control of you. Forgiveness means that you are allowing yourself to heal yourself.

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And you're allowing yourself to move on with your life

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despite what others have done to you.

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Now the question is very beautiful, but how? How to practice forgiveness.

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Okay, make dua. What else? Firstly, view forgiveness correctly. We think forgiveness is weakness, forgiveness, a strength.

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We think forgiveness is about doing a favor to someone else. No. Forgiveness is doing a favor to yourself.

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View forgiveness as something for you. It's not a gift to someone else. It's a gift to yourself, because it will bring you peace, it will bring you closure it will reduce your suffering.

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This is what forgiveness is. So firstly, we have to view forgiveness correctly.

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Because if ever we're told forgive, we said no way I can't forgive. This oppression was too serious. What this person did to me was just too bad. It ruined me. It hurt me It destroyed me. It angered me. We're dwelling over the hurt. And we don't want to forgive thinking that if we will forgive them. We're letting them go know if we forgive them. We are helping ourselves.

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Secondly, we need to understand that even when someone has wronged us and hurt us,

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they have not destroyed us.

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Even though something terrible happened. We did gain something from that catastrophe. We benefited in one way or another because when someone has oppressed us all right, then remember they were able to oppress us by whose permission? Allah's permission. Correct. So this was part of whether this was part of what divine decree and whatever that is.

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Allah decrees for his servant, then remember it is good. Even if it appears to be evil, it is good. There is good in it. So look for the silver lining.

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When you remember, when you think about the injustice that someone has done to you, in any way, shape or form, look for the silver lining.

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Look for what you've gained, look for what you've gained from that transgression, what you've learned, the benefits that you have gained from that oppression.

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Now, the thing is that we want to forgive someone, but we're feeling very hurt. We're feeling angry, and our heart is pain. We need to recognize that the distress, that distress is coming from what?

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From the hurt feelings from the thoughts that we are reminding ourselves right now that we are reminding ourselves off right now. This hurt is not coming from what somebody did to us 10 years ago.

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Okay, it's there, this hurt is there. Why? Because I'm keeping the pain alive. I'm keeping the anger alive. You know, for example, if there's fire, it's burning, it cannot continue to burn forever, unless and until it is fueled.

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So somebody heard us 10 years ago, five years ago, two minutes ago. They didn't it was done. It was a fire. It could have been extinguished. But we have kept the fire burning. How? By keeping the pain and the anger alive. So take responsibility.

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Exactly. Because when we're hurt, we're constantly blaming others. We don't take responsibility. We don't take control of our feelings. We don't take control of our well being. You know, we're constantly in the passenger seat. Right? And we need to take control of the driver's seat in our lives. We put either the children in the driver's seat, or the husband in the driver's seat, or the society in the driver's seat, or the friends in the driver's seat, and we're always a passenger, take control. Did you want to say something?

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Salonika? I was thinking that when we think of someone hurting us, we think of it as me and them the relationship between two people and it's impossible to forgive them in that sense, because we're thinking that if we forgive them, we're not going to be recompense for that. But when you bring Allah subhanaw taala into it, then we know that our matters with Allah and their matters with a law, so then it becomes easier. Yes. And that is exactly what's being said over here. Forgive them, meaning help yourself, let go of the pain. comfort yourself and leave the results to who to Allah, He will recompense them for their wrongdoing and he will recompense you for your act of generosity.

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So can we forget that part of iman is Amen to Billa Humala Kathy wakatobi humorous really he will know your mill afgri Wellford refinery he was shared with him in Allah Tala Well, Bathsheba. So the good and the bad is from Allah, may Allah protect us from the evil.

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One last thing, when we are forgiving someone, our focus should be on seeking peace, not justice. Because oftentimes, what holds us back from forgiving someone is that we say, well, it's not fair. You know, they ruined my relationship, for example, with somebody, right because of their constant interference. And here I am suffering and look at this person, they're enjoying their life, if I forgive them, well, that's not fair.

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You are forgiving not to establish justice. You cannot establish justice. Only Allah can give this up to them and to you.

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When you are forgiving the person, you're helping yourself.

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Because a life well lived is your best revenge.

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If you live a good life, you're focusing on how you can improve yourself instead of holding on to grudges that's the best revenge that you can take against the person who's trying to hurt you. They wanted to hurt you. They wanted to harm you. They wanted to destroy you, but you didn't let them destroy you. Because you took the gems from that oppression. And you focused on what you could do. You let go of the negativity and you only improved through that hardship. You want. You didn't lose and who will establish perfect justice. Allah who I mean this is why I believe in yarmulke Yama,

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Salam Alikum. For me, what's work? I just pray to rock if somebody made me angry, I pray to rock and then I reflected in what I did to others. I reflect what I did to my husband or to my kids. Oh,

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or to my friend or to anyone. So I, then that's make me busy. And then my sin is become more than the other person did to me.

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I once heard an interview of the first Muslim Arab woman to climb Mount Everest. And she said something very interesting. She said that when I was climbing the mountain, I was all alone. No one nothing around me. And I realized that I'm holding on to feelings, emotions, grudges, not forgiving, and there's no one here, I'm carrying the baggage myself. And she said, that made me realize you have to let go. Because in the end, those people are fine. And I'm carrying this emotional baggage all alone. And being alone climbing that mountain made her realize that I thought that was amazing that she came to that realization. And the second thing I wanted to say was when you let go, you

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start to think constructively. And then when you think constructively, you think of ways to come out of the situation, or handle it better. So it's very deep. It's very deep that you forgive you live a better life yourself.

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Well, Michael, I was just thinking of the Prophet use of Allah Islam, like how his brothers threw him in the well and he forgave them way before they asked for his forgiveness. And that's why he became such a great man. And he had all that honor and power in the land Allah gave him because he forgave them. And even when we reflect on the life of the prophets of Allah when he was alone, same thing, right, forgiving, because Allah subhanaw taala said, Forgive Forgive those who wronged you forgive them Alladhina ly or Juna, Yama, Allah. They don't fear God's punishment, and so they carry on with their oppression, forgive them in order to heal in order to help yourself Manami al Saleh

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and remember that whoever does a good deed, funnily enough, see he than it is for himself. He will benefit and forgiveness forgiving someone. This is also a good deed. And when a person forgives someone, then who is he benefiting himself. I mean, there's numerous benefits of practicing forgiveness. There's so much research been done on this. And studies consistently show that forgiveness, it reduces fear and stress. It increases optimism. It brings numerous health benefits. It makes us happier.

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Funnily enough, see, woman Assa and whoever does evil fillet her than it is against it, meaning against him, he will suffer. So the one who's doing wrong, why are you worrying about him? Who Worry about yourself, help yourself. Some might yield out or become toward your own than to your Lord, You shall be returned and that is where perfect justice will be established. Let's listen to the recitation of these verses everybody stand up please, if you wish,

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