LifeStyle #17 Generosity
Channel: Wael Ibrahim
Series: Wael Ibrahim - Ramadan 2023 - Lifestyle
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Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.
Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim Al hamdu lillah wa salatu salam ala Rasulillah he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, provisionally Sabri us silly embryofetal law that Emily's any of our colonies and Hanukkah, la Mulana Ilana Island Tana Inaka Anta Alima Hakeem my brothers and sisters in Islam and everyone, welcome back to lifestyle, our lifestyle within the deen of Islam, the lifestyle that was brought by our beloved Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, and was practice throughout his mission and throughout the life of the early generations. Our hope and our prayers is that Allah subhanaw taala will enable us to revive this way of life this lifestyle in sha Allah in our day to day activities
are in our daily basis in sha Allah may Allah subhanaw taala grant us success in this dunya and the next me now brought me Don't forget we are broadcasting on while Rahim Facebook page connect Institute Karachi connect Institute global as well as live Dean, Facebook, Facebook pages in sha Allah and also the video afterwards is uploaded on the YouTube channel of the aware Academy. May Allah accept your effort inshallah on being consistent in following our episodes today is 17 of Ramadan where I am here in Australia. I hope that you're doing well pushing your limits in sha Allah to maximize the benefits of this blessed month. I mean you're planning today's lifestyle or part of
our lifestyle is generosity al Karim.
One of the names and attributes of Allah subhanaw taala is Al Karim the most generous and as we all know, whenever Allah subhanaw taala is introducing himself using his names and characteristics. He's expecting us to adopt those characteristics for ourselves to the best of our ability in sha Allah and ERATION aeration in a telemovie where the prophet muhammad sallallahu Sallam when he migrated from Mecca to Medina, the Mohajer Marine, those who came with him from Mecca, they came to the Prophet sallallahu Sallam complaining a bit or trying to inquire about how will they be rewarded, because they have seen a Maha Julene they are people of absolute Generosity without fearing poverty
without feeling given. So they said to the Prophet sallallahu Sallam that we have seen people referring, of course to the MaHA Janine, who are willing to sacrifice when they have a lot, and they are willing to be patient we when they have a little bit, so when they have a lot they are willing to give, and when they have listened, they are willing to be patient and persevere with whatever Allah subhanho wa Taala had given them.
And so they say that we have left our provision back in Mecca, we don't have much to compete with the people of Medina, like how will we share the rewards? How will we have the same rewards as the do so the prophets Allah, Allah said, Don't worry, this isn't going to happen, meaning your your intention is sufficient. But the prophets Allah Salam added, he said as long as you supplicate to Allah subhanaw taala for them, you ask Allah subhanaw taala to reward them for what they have given them. And thank Allah subhanaw taala also for whatever little he has given you, so long as you are on that path, Allah subhanaw taala will accept your intention Subhan Allah Amin, Al Karim, one of
the greatest qualities that the Prophet SAW Allah and Selim demonstrated giving without fearing poverty, and my brothers and sisters instead I'm gonna tell you something. If you're in the Philippines in particular, this is something I have experienced firsthand. I have been invited to homes that are called homes, but alive they are nothing but boxes in the road. slumps in the roads, people who have been you know
Subhanallah struggling a lot with with with provision struggling a lot with work. They could not have the Daily Bread support a lot. These same people will lie my brothers and sisters they will invite us in the streets, from the streets when they see us walking by and they will accommodate us where where they live in these boxes, literally wooden boxes on the streets.
and they will ask the kids you know, they will give them five pesos nothing like you know, and they will ask them to get something outside for buy something from outside, even coffee and they will give us something to eat or something to drink in their home, because they have this quality in their hearts generosity and giving without fearing poverty without feeling their condition Subhanallah it is defined a column in this table, it is defined as an extreme act of kindness and compassion, coupled with great sacrifices made by one human being to another for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala let me define this once again, inshallah. So it is defined as what extreme act of
kindness and compassion coupled with what great act of sacrifice, meaning you are giving what you actually need, or what you wanted, but you're sacrificing that for the sake of Allah subhanho wa taala. So this is actually something for you, my brothers and sisters to learn today is that after we finish the session, what is it that you're going to sacrifice? What is it that you're going to give for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala someone else? Allah Subhana Allah says in the Quran about animal hygiene and I'll answer about the people who migrated from Mecca to Medina and about about the people who received them in Medina on surah. Allah in the Quran was Saba Kunal our loon I mean
and mahadji Dino unsought, will Lavina tibone BSN along the Allah who and whom one of the one will add their own genetic integrity into the GTL and her call the Dena fee her Abba, Daddy can focus on all the Allah is praising Alma hygiene while on sod for these qualities of sacrifice for these qualities of giving without feeling poverty, he said, and the four and the first four runners in faith, those who you know the early generation among mohajir, evil on sod, and those who follow them with good conduct, Allah is pleased with them and they too are pleased with Allah may Allah make us among them in Jannah in sha Allah Tal, Allah prepared for them Jana gardens beneath which rivers
flow when they will abide forever. This is just Yanni Allah subhanaw taala is preparing for these generations for the for a Maha Julian all answer for these qualities Subhanallah Ali.
So one of the qualities of one of the qualities of those who are generous is number one is to sacrifice what's already on your hand for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala look at Abdul Rashid Malik now froggy Allah Anwar BA and sad in your Obeah started earlier Obeah was one of the richest in Medina. So when when the Aloha dream migrated when the people of Makkah migrated to Medina, they were received by the people of Medina and one of them is sad in an era of Yahoo was one of the richest Pahlavi and he was willing to split his entire wealth whatever he owned 5050 between himself and between Abdul Rahman it now imagine the generosity and the mercy and the kindness in that
person's heart. Now we are not suggesting that you go and give 50% Unless you are mashallah having the means and willing to do so. But at least have this quality in your heart to to give immediately quickly without thinking too much. You know, Allah subhanaw taala had praised the people of Medina is specifically specifically in the Quran when Medina turbo dal Iman mu cobbling you had Boon oven Hydra Elohim what I do in a few sold already him Hodge attempt Mima Otto Why do you through now Allah fusi him while again again Kasasa on the Yukon shahada, Subhan Allah, Allah subhanaw taala say and those who were settled in El Medina
and adopt, excuse me and adopted the faith before them, the love those who immigrated to them. So the people of Medina, they loved the people of Marcus Panola. They love those who emigrated to them and defined not any want in the breasts like nothing in their, in their hearts against them.
Nothing against those who emigrated. Hala, we just came from Turkey. We were trying to help those people who are affected by the earthquakes and Subhanallah we felt there is a bit of tension between the Turks and the Syrians. Subhanallah Ravi and I seize this opportunity calling out all those people in Turkey. All those people in Syria cooperate now. Subhanallah when when the people of Syria ran from the injustice being done to them to Turkey, Turkey
He opened the doors for them and they accommodated them Subhanallah Amin, but afterwards that has been going on, you know tensions going on between this funnel so I'm asking Allah subhanaw taala to grant us hearts like Elia Janine while on Salah and to receive each other. Now the Turks have experienced again another disaster, and that's the earthquake and they have tasted some of what the Syrians have experienced. So it's a call for everyone to love each other with the same hearts that Allah had granted and more hygiene while on Sol May Allah make our hearts yearn for loving one another for offering, you know, help for one another without any animosity in our hearts. So Allah
is, is praising Allah on Sol for this qualities pan Allah, he said that the love the people who immigrated to them, and they don't find anything in their hearts against them. And subhanAllah the best quality is and the give preference over themselves. Even though the the the give the the the give the people of Maccha they prefer them over themselves, even though they are in desperate need themselves. So if they are in desperate need of food, they would rather prefer the people of Makkah over their own needs and over their own ones. This is something beautiful. There was a story where the Prophet sallallahu Sallam in Medina, there was a guest and he wanted the people of Medina to
accommodate them, accommodate him. So he said, who will receive this guest of mine in his home. So one of the companions of the unsought took him home and he went to his wife and he told her to bring some food for our guests. So she said to Allah here, we don't have anything except the food of the kids. He said, Just put them to sleep. Look at this, put them to sleep and turn down the light. And then we sat together they accommodated demand the fed him and they pretended that they were eating so that we don't embarrass him Subhanallah the next morning the Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam informed a couple how much happiness Allah had how much Allah was pleased with them because of their
behavior. And as a result, this ayah that I just recited earlier was revealed. My brothers and sisters it's time if you wanted to receive help in this dunya
sorry if you want to receive help in that era, because of your shortcoming help people in this dunya the prophets Allah Allah Allah, Allah Samson, whoever relieves a believers burden and distress in this dunya Allah subhanaw taala will rescue him from a difficulty of in the Hereafter. And whoever alleviates the situation of anyone who is in dire need, who cannot pay his debt Subhan Allah of him you can be you can show your generosity by actually lifting up the burden lifting off the burden of people who are in debt by paying off the debt Subhanallah or even if people now this is our Milan, my brothers and sisters and Stan, even if someone had borrowed money from you, and he is a little
bit tight and he can't pay back. This is the time for you to show your generosity and mercy and call him up or color up sister. Whatever is between us now I have already given up that right? It's all yours. It's a gift from me. Allahu Akbar, Allah Han May Allah subhanaw taala grant is that hard. I mean our blood I mean, but look at this, whoever may have the death of someone, Allah will alleviate him. He's locked in both this dunya and in the hereafter. So Allah subhanaw taala will alleviate his difficulties in this dunya before even the next life. May Allah Subhana Allah grant us the right understanding give my brothers and sisters even if it is too little, doesn't matter. Walleye, we go
to fundraising and we tell the people hey, you know we want to build that masjid, we want to support this, we want support that give anything $1 will make a difference. The Prophet SAW Salem was asked by the people if someone has nothing to give,
they are talking to the Prophet SAW Selim, if someone has nothing to do to give what will he do what such a person will do? So the process I've said he should work with his hands and benefit himself. And so after he earned he gave charity, so the people further asked the say, what, what if he cannot find even that so even if you cannot find a job or earn then the process I'm saying he should help the needy who appealed for help. So if somebody wanted to cross the road or somebody needs some lifting or you know, lift something or drop him off somewhere, if you have a car, you should engage in helping people. Then the people said, what if he cannot do that then the process I've said then
he should perform good deed and keep up
way from evil so stay in it doing what is right doing what is good. Doing charitable work does not necessarily involve paying money. It means you can even abstain from harming people that's already regarded as generosity as given Subhanallah Ali
Abdullah in Missoula are on the hola Anwar LA, he is the nephew of Isha the Allah Allah. He said, describing our Isha and a smell to me about Chromia Allah be pleased with them. He said what they were like competitors when it comes to giving charity. They used to compete with one another when they give charity, our issue of the Allah arbois. In particular, she used to even not only give but she used to perfume the can in which used to save money, and this money was known for the poor and the needy. So she used to have a can and she will save money from time to time. And not only that, but she will perfume the coins. And when they asked her why do you do that? She said because it goes
in the hands of Allah before the hands of the poor. Look at this.
Look at this. My brothers and sister I shall be Alana or LA She sold her house and all the money went to the poor. All the money went to the poor that's our Isha your mother, may Allah Subhana Allah be pleased with her
We could go on and on talking about generosity is something that the prophets of salaam used to be a nada is to describe him as he was very generous and he was exceptionally generous in Ramadan used to give without feeling poverty, just like the beneficial breeze. It comes and covers everyone we know the story of the man who came to the Prophet SAW Salem after one of the battle. And the booty of the war was cattle animals that were standing between two far distant mountains and the man came to the process lm a non Muslim and non Muslim he told the processor and give me something of what Allah has given you. Is it can you see this cattle? Can you see all these animals standing between these two
mountains? He said yes. He said go and take them all. Go and take them all, not even one was left for his own family. This is how generous the Prophet SAW Salem was a lifestyle in action, generosity in action. Show me you know go out with your friends and be the one to initiate an invitation. Even if you're a little bit hand tight and Ally my brothers and sisters in stand the more you give the more you receive. And once you give Allah subhanaw taala remember, if you are a generous Allah is the most generous. So if you give Allah will give you even more, how much more 700 times 700 times what is my evidence? Allah says in the Quran methadone Medina use Hakuna visa meaning like MF le
hub, and bethard savasana build frequently some bulletin mayor to hub wala who you lie for me Lamia shout Allahu wa Sallim the example of a person who give for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala like that of a seed that you have planted, which afterwards it grew seven years and in every year there are 100 grains, then you have a 700 you planted one seed you get in return 700 seats in return 703 awards 700 times more provision than you have given Subhanallah but you will not be receiving the same as you have given maybe you will receive better. So if you give $1 Alana Sal is going to give you $700 But he's going to give you 700 portion of provision, and he will divide those provision as
he pleases according to his own wisdom. And then Allah says in the same area while law you will die for the MA Asha and Allah on top of that will multiply to whoever is pleased with May Allah subhanaw taala grant us the right understanding the process Allah gave everything and then demand that men will receive the cattle he went back to his people. He said all people go on embrace Islam, go and embrace Islam for the prophets or sell and give and give without fearing averting a loss of power that Allah
had planted. This kindness in the heart of the Prophet SAW Selim to an extent that the Prophet Muhammad Al Karim Kalibo meanness Haribo min Allah, Polygon l Jan. One betrayal he'll well begin by you don't mean a nurse by you don't mean hola Caribbean Illa narrowly La Villa. He said that the generous person is close to people people love the generous person, Korean woman unless he's very close to people, or even when Allah very close to Allah Subhana Allah kyriba Mina. Jana is very close to Jana Allahu Akbar, the generous person, while the heel and the stingy one or this is now the opposite. May Allah
To protect us all, the stingy person is far from people people don't like him, far from Allah subhanaw taala laws to help firewall. May Allah protect us all and may Allah make us among the generous ones, Amina blanning And be generous right now by sharing this video with everyone in your circle in sha Allah. And don't forget to head to the YouTube channel of aware Academy to hit the subscribe button and sha Allah for our Jonnie growth of the of the channel for to reach as many people as possible so that you may also share the reward Zakho Allah Hi, Ron, we'll see you tomorrow with another quality that is considered to be one of our lifestyle as believers as Salaam Alaikum