What is a Good Friend

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Wael Ibrahim

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Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato. Bismillah Alhamdulillah wa salatu salam ala rasulillah he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, my dear respected brothers and sisters in Islam. Today I wanted to talk about having good friends versus having bad friends, and what are the consequences of having good friends and other also the consequences of having bad company comes to mind are two stories happened during the time of the Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam The first is the friend of Abuja. In some relations, it happens that one of the friends the best friend of Abu Jamal and who's Abuja, Abuja who was the greatest enemies, one of the greatest enemies of the Prophet Muhammad SAW them at the

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time. So his friend was his name was aucuba, Abby might and one day Abuja was out of town, and he was walking by and he heard the Prophet Muhammad SAW Selim preaching Islam. And so some somehow his heart was inclined towards following the Prophet Muhammad SAW Selim and he decided to become a Muslim. And on the same day, he was working toward the Prophet console salon to declare his faith in Islam who came back, his best friend, Abuja and he told him, where are you going? He said, I'm going to become a Muslim. I'm going to Mohammed sauce lm to embrace Islam. So Abu Jahan responded very strongly, he told him by Allah, if you go to Mohammed, if you embrace Islam, we're not going to be

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friends anymore. We're not going to talk to each other anymore. And guess what my brothers and sisters in Islam, he chose his friend, he followed his friend, instead of following the code of Allah subhanho wa Taala. Not only that, but our Buddha told him unless and until you go and spit on the face of the Prophet Muhammad SAW Selim, we're not going to be friends anymore. And again, he listened to his friend he went, and he spat on the face of the noble Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu sallam. Guess what my brothers and sisters as a consequence, as a result, both of them are killed on the same day in one of the battles in which Allah subhanaw taala revealed a verse in the Quran. Yo

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myagdi volume on a day. On that day my brothers and sisters, some people when they meet a lot, when they meet the Lord, they will be biting on their hands out of regret, because they have chosen such and such as friends. So can you see how important choosing a friend how important being with the righteous company? The second story is the best friend or one of the Friends of the Prophet Muhammad, one of the Friends of Omar hottub May Allah be pleased with him? His name was is Abby Robbie are both of them or migrating from Mecca to Medina on the same day, and Abuja again. He came and he has invented a lie against the mother of is he told him listen, your mother went out and she

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swore she made an oath that she will never go into a shade that she will never calm her hair and she will never eat until you go back. Omar pop new Abuja and he told him Don't listen to this man. He's a liar. He's the enemy of Allah Spano. tala don't go but hi Ashwin emotional, he wanted to go back and see his mother. And he went there. And when he went there, what happens? They tied him up, they torture him. The forced him to abandon Islam. And guess what he apostatized he go back to this belief. Years later, a revelation came from a last panel to Allah Allah subhanaw taala says in the Quran, Alia Bhatt dl Edina surah Allah, forcing him latok Natoma Rama till in La Jolla furuno by

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Port Au Rahim say, Tell my servants who have transgressed against their own souls who have sinned who have gone wrong and harmed themselves by sinning against me tell them not to despair, from the mercy of Allah subhanaw taala why because a Lost Planet ALLAH forgive all sins, Allahu Akbar. Allah subhanaw taala forgives all sins in now. Hola Hola Rahim indeed. He is the most pardoning most merciful God. When the long run who although when he read those verses, he cried, and he wrote them down and he dispatched them he sent them to who to his best friend is in Mecca. And so Pamela during the migration over poptop has done something amazing. When is insisted to go back and see his mother

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he gave him his camel his own camel katakolon take my camel and go so panda lights like you by our standards today, take my Mercedes take my most expensive car is received the message of our top here the verse he teared up also he cried, and when he looked up, he saw the camel followed up and he was able to mount the count the camel and escape from the people you know in Mecca and he went back to Medina and hearing UT straight so the

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As soon as my brother and sisters you have to realize that one friend can take you to paradise like how Omaha pub had saved these friend by sending him this reminder. On the other hand, another friend can take you to Hellfire, like Abuja and some of the, you know, the greatest enemies in Mecca at the time who have misled the family members, they have misled a lot of the people. Why because they love them because they have chosen them as friends and as companions May Allah Subhana Allah grant us the righteous company in this world. And in sha Allah, grant us the righteous company in the hereafter amin, CH Allah and another reminder. Somali como la