Tom Facchine – Ibraheem Teaches Us Belief & Prayer

Tom Facchine
AI: Summary © The importance of Islam's teachings and worship is highlighted, along with the use of words and criteria to identify false worship goals. The speakers stress the need for people to use their brains to create their own theology and consider their worship. The segment also touches on the loss of human freedom and the need for forgiveness, as well as the potential for failure and suffering from disease. The concept of divinity and forgiveness are also discussed.
AI: Transcript ©
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Okay, after a loss of Himachal Madonna brings the story of Musa or at Sudan to a close and soon after

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he began to tell the story of

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a sudden, Allah azza wa jal uses the story of Ibrahim

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in this

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to teach us two very important lessons. First, Allah azza wa jal teaches us about to divinity, what is divine what is not divine? Who is Allah, and who Allah subhanaw taala could never be.

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Allah azza wa jal teaches us through the prayer to do it for him.

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He teaches us the most important things to ask for, and teaches us that these things cannot be achieved through our own ability alone, that what ever we want in life, or in the next life, we depend upon Allah azza wa jal and our trust in Allah azza wa jal in order to achieve anything.

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Allah subhana wa Tada begins this section saying what

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is called and again, it will completely

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relate to that the prophet the story of Abraham, when he questioned his father and his people, what is it that you worship, the sides of love?

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Now, obviously, this question is not meant to be taken literally, even our team on a salaam knows his people. He knows his father, he has spent his entire life in this community, his father even makes those idols with his own hands. He brought him on, he knows very well, what they worship. But Ibrahim alayhi salam is trying to get them to think he's trying to get them to reason. What is the reality of those things that you worship?

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And does that reality? Deserve worship or not?

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Call No, now you're gonna snap and then on top of the hierarchy, they replied, We worship idols, to which we are fully devoted.

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His people don't understand the deeper meaning behind his question. They take him literally. They think he's just asking about the identity of the things that they worship, when anyone with the two eyes could figure out the fate of worship idols. He broke him out at sundown, does not let them get away with that answer. Call that heaviness

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to their own. Oh, yeah, in fact, I'm gonna call.

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Abraham asked them, can they hear you when you call to them? Were can they benefit you? Or harm you? You brought him on he is again, trying to get them to think about the reality of the things that they are worshipping. Even or he has a checklist. Can they hear? Can they benefit you? Can they harm you? As people answer the call? Do

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they reply that No, we just found our fathers, or our ancestors doing the same.

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Even on him on at least has just shown them through their own words, the stupidity and the falling of their waves. Is this worship of theirs really about gratitude? And thanks? Or is it really just about them continuing their traditions? Ibrahim alayhi salam sees his people have completely lost track of the whole point of worship in the first place. The point of worship is service. It's about sacrifice. It's about challenging yourself to improve.

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It's about discipline. It's about gratitude and thanks, buddy Brookings, people have turned worship into a form of self praise. They call it worship. But in reality, it's sir

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reps don't want themselves and their reputations. It requires nothing from them, no discipline, no sacrifice. It doesn't challenge them or keep them in check.

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They are in reality worshiping themselves. He broke him out, he sent out just trying to bring them out of this self serving worship and into the worship of their true Creator. Falling back on it, let Tableau alluded to

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it Abraham responded, have you actually considered what you have been worshiping all this time you and your ancestors

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would be in love a lot. I mean, they are all other means to be, except for the Lord of the Worlds.

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Even though he might add Salam uses very strong language here in what seems to be an attempt to shake his people awake. Because the idea was that his people are devoted to our thoughts simply distracting them from the service of the truth of God, Allah azza wa jal, they are actually offensive to a loss of capital.

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Allah Azza note is actually angry, despite his mercy and love or perhaps even because of it, he is angered that these things would be worshipped that are so so far away from deserving worship and service.

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And Allah subhanho wa Taala is angered that people with all the signs that he has shown them and all the ability to recognize those signs that he has granted to people, that they would then go and do something so corrupts, as to worship part of the creation.

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Ibrahim was only hope is to further illustrate the vast difference between a loss without the true God and a made up idols that his people have devoted themselves to. If he can prove to them how useless their worship is, and prove to them how much Allah subhanaw taala deserves their worship, perhaps they will change their ways.

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He says under the color coming from all year 13 The one that I worship Allah as the one who created me and he alone tectonic man, while at the Hoover, you can record a way a steam. He is the one who provides me with food and provides me with drink, while either another tool for more history.

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And he alone heals me when I am sick. What are they up from a thumbs up, and he is the one who will cause me to design and then bring me back to life again.

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Was that the amount at

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the end, and he is the one who I hope will forgive my mistakes on the Day of Judgment.

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Ibrahim Bunnings

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has just given us all a lesson, a crash course if you will, on our theology, our theta. He first taught us to also kind of words the other wants us to use our brains. He wants us to use our reason and think about things critically. We don't have to wait for revelation for every single idol to be disproven as false. We don't have to wait for the Koran to come down or some new revelation to tell us every single thing that we should and should not be worshipping. Allah gave us a criteria.

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Allah gave us a checklist of characteristics. He wants us to apply that criteria on our own.

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First, can hear you

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teaches us that the loss of

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peers and that anything that can't hear is not defined.

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A being that cannot hear. It's not aware of what's going on. It's not aware of our needs of our fears, our hopes of our prayers.

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Someone that can't hear and is not aware can't respond and cannot provide

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Allah azza wa jal here's everything.

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He hears our whispers and our secrets, just the same as if we shouted them from the top of a mountain.

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He hears all of our prayers and all of our languages at the same time, and keeps track of them all doesn't confuse any of them

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and responds to every single one of them without any effort or difficulty.

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Second criteria, can it hurt you? Or can it help you? He brought him on a snap teaches us that Allah azza wa jal permits harm and benefits in his controlled nothing else in this world permits harm and benefits.

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Sometimes you go into the stores and you see a blue hair, the hand of Fatima or you see a blue bead

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or the astrology,

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the zodiac signs. None of these things can help you or hurt you in any way only alive whatever is in control.

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Even the forces that Allah subhanaw taala told us are real such as jinn, such as magic, such as the evil eye, they might be able to have an effect but they are not in control. Allah azza wa jal is in control

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on the law of the sides, what happens to you not

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our worship and our service, even our fear, and our hope, only belongs to the one who is in control.

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Third, Allah subhanaw taala creates, he brings things into existence that never existed before. And only Allah subhanaw taala does this.

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When human beings make something when we create something, all we really do is rearrange things that already exist. We take the metal out of the earth and we turn it into steel. We can't create something from scratch that never existed before. The only one who truly creates a loss of how to what's the one who truly created us, that's the one who deserves our things, and praise and worship and no one else. Fourth, Allah subhanaw taala guides

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the things that you know, the lessons that you've learned, the good decisions that you've made a loss of Hamlet's Allah is the one who got it and given the entire way. It's not your own talents, or your own cleverness or intelligence. If I'll also have all the time when I wanted. He could have made a difference options seem appealing to you. If Allah azza wa jal wants to he could have made you forget the right answer. Or maybe you've not learned your lesson.

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We don't depend on ourselves. We depend on Allah subhanaw taala he is the one who guides us. And anything that cannot sky is not divine and does not deserve your worship.

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Fifth, Allah subhanaw taala provides us with food and drink a lot as much I'll make the plants that turn sunshine into sugar that hit me the animals that eat those plants and turn it into meat. And if these sources of nourishment were to disappear, we would all die very quickly. Because we depend on Allah subhanaw taala to provide that for us. Do we have any room left to feel arrogant?

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Once we realize how dependent we are on the last provision, do we have any room to worship anything in this creation?

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To put our hopes or our fears and anything in this creation other than the loss of cannibalism?

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Oh uses this arguments to refute the idea that racism

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or any other prophets could be divine. They used to eat food he said size whichever.

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Everything that eats needs Allah and Allah has no need for anything.

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Number six, Allah azza wa jal heals. This disease has no power except by Allah's permission.

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We are witnessing this directly right now. Two people contracts COVID one of them gets a runny nose, the other one has to go to the hospital. same age, same health history. Allah azza wa jal besides, Allah has decided the time of our deaths down to the secondary

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It hasn't been written down since we were in the wombs of our mothers. Allah azza wa jal is in control. So Allah is the one that we fear. We can be cautious. We can be cautious of disease. We can do the things that follow the advice of the doctors and the experts but

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we aren't our fear belongs to Allah subhanaw taala and our obedience to the advice of doctors and health us experts that how much more obedient should we be over the loss of fundamentals on who decides ultimately who gets sick and who doesn't?

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Number seven, a lot is what causes death. But then He resurrects This is our greatest promise. And this is the source of our purpose that there is more to this life in this body.

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There was more to this, like that handful of decades that we're here on this earth, there is perfect justice, there is perfect fairness, there is a perfect reward and perfect happiness, but it comes after we die. And only Allah subhanaw taala control that's

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number eight, the last one Allah so again, forgive us all controls who will suffer and who will rejoice is the afterlife, not you.

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Not me, not the sheikh,

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not the winning.

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Only Allah azza wa jal can erase the sustaining of sin and transgression. Only Allah azza wa jal knows who was really sincere.

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Only the one who forgive others should be asked for forgiveness. Only the one who forgives should be worshipped and served.

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He brought him on and on forgiveness, and that's an extremely hopeful message. As if to say look, it does not matter how misled and astray you have been to where you weren't even five minutes ago.

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If you repent to Allah subhanho wa taala. If you choose failure, if you turn your life around Allah Subhana Allah will forgive everything. This is divinity. This is a lot. It's a black and white issue. Anything that falls short in any way is not divine. It can't be worshipped. Whether that worship is is from the body or from the heart, such as Our fear and our hope, and I will trust only Allah azza wa jal, the possessor of beautiful names and noble attributes deserves that distinction of Allah was stuff from a lot anyway.

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After teaching his people and us about divinity and about Allah azza wa jal

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began to supplicate to Allah. Suffocation

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is something that every single one of us does every day

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