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Guidebook to God #08 – Fear me if you are a believer

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Yahya Ibrahim

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The fear of Allah subhanho wa Taala and have to fear Allah subhanho wa Taala is an embedded characteristic of every believer for you to believe in Allah subhanho wa Taala yes there is the compassion and love that we know that Allah has for his creation, but he also warns us through His messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam where he says yeah, a bad effect tahune all my servants have a conscious awareness of me a fearfulness of me a lot describes the believers in the Quran were either zucchero la who YG la kulu boom that when the remembrance of Allah is descended upon you all Mohamed when the verses to Leah tally him to Who's that whom he mana that the verses

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that you have been given increases them in faith, what do you love kulu boom as a consequence of that is that their hearts gains gains and awakening and awareness that makes them fearful of a loss of Hannah Montana, Allah subhanaw taala tells us in the Quran in Surah Al Baqarah in Surah, Al Emraan, and sorbitol matita many different types of places in the Koran falletta huafu, whom don't fear others more than you fear me? Will ha funi enquanto momineen if you are completion completing of your faith, you know i a shout out the Allahu Anna, the daughter of Abu Bakr Siddiq, the wife of our Nabi Mohammad Sai Selim, the mother of the believers, the one who you and I would have the same

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love and affection and care for the way we have for our own parents. She asked the prophets I send them about a verse and sort of tell me noon, she says, Oh messenger of Allah. What is it with these people? Who Allah describes that when they give their charity, what their their hearts are in anguish and in fear that they're doing something good Oh, messenger of Allah. But why are they still afraid? And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he describes by saying that they have given this charity, but they fear that it may not be accepted of them. Now this is where I want you and I to really focus on what it means to fear a lot of fear is not this emotional thing that all human

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beings experience. Notice that Allah Subhana Allah says to all of the prophets in the photo and in different ways, sometimes one by one, for example, mu Sally's Salah, Moses, the great prophet of Allah, the One who speaks directly with Allah, as he stood in front of fitout and made the curse of Allah be upon him. The you know, the, the greatest adversary of righteousness, Pharaoh, you know, he's a person of power of influence of military mind and moves as commanded by Allah to go and speak to his own. And as Moosa enters for our gsfc, Neff, see he he better Musa, Allah describes and sort of PLA. That means that when he stood in front of Pharaoh, inside his heart, he felt fear profit

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that would Allah Salaam, and I want you to see that fear is a natural emotion, all of us are going to experience it. But that's not the type of fear that we're seeking to speak about when we speak about a law. That would Allah salam, he's in the middle of his prayer place. He's in his castle. He's a king. He's a prophet, he's a messenger of God. And two men who are actually angels in the form of men enter into his private quarters for Oh, Josephine FC FIFA, he moved back and fear Ibrahim alayhis salam, when the three angels is sort of feel, Mika, he and gibreel came in the form of men. He didn't know that they were the messengers of God the angels of God. fella Mara idea home

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lotto city, la him Oh Josephine FC a FIFA when he saw that they weren't eating and weren't speaking to him, although he was seeking to be their host. He understood that they were sent by God as a punishment, he feared for his people and his for his family. So I want you to know that fear is something that is a natural emotion, but the fear of Allah, Allah hope, mean Allah subhanho wa Taala is something that is really particular for you and I to understand the how of Allah Subhana, Allah to Allah is to expect a laws punishment, at a time of distraction from Allah, that when I'm doing wrong, is at that point is where I should fear Allah Subhana Allah, at the moment I do something

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that I know I shouldn't do. One of the deterrence that should stop me from continuing it, or enjoying it or not stopping it in each of the three cases is that I grew in fear of Allah subhanaw taala. In that moment, I say, no, hold on. I can't escape the sight of Allah. I can't do this. However, I'm in a place where I'm not going to be observed. I can't hide from the angels that are recording these deeds, that in my heart, there becomes a restlessness, of fearfulness and an apprehension of being caught. Usually that's associated with the fear of other people. So Allah says falletta Haku Maha funi

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Don't make the center of your fear should be the fear that you have other people make your fear, the fear that you have of me somehow know what to add. There's another word in the huddle and that is associated with the word fear in the Arabic language that when it's translated in English, you just read the word fear. It is called hush Yeah. Well, home min has yet to be him from the Harsha that they have of a law, that they become more sedate and humble and compassionate in their dealings with other people. How tough is that you're fearful of Allah Subhana Allah to Allah and it might not be on a building of knowledge. It could just be that there is something that has brought you to a

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heightened awareness of your relationship with Allah subhanho wa Taala. And you said, I'm not going to do this hold on in the Hadith of the seven types of people who will be given protection by a law on the day of judgment when nobody else will be protected by these seven categories of people. One of them who was invited to commit sin, He meant another you know, Haman, a woman of beauty and of power and strength above them in influence. You know, they were about to do the How to arm together. And the only thing that stopped him he had desire, he had, you know, intent, they had opportunity, except that he said in me a half a law. No, I'm scared of my relationship with the law. And he

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turned away, and he stepped back from the harem. How awful the law is at the time you're about to commit an act. It's what saves you. It's what pulls you back from the brink. Harsha is a little bit more specific. kushtia is where Allah subhanho wa Taala allows you to have enough knowledge that it prevents you from getting to the place of how long Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Paul has Matt and zelner aliko Quran Allah, Allah Tasha illative kurata Lima yaksha pa O Muhammad O mankind, this Quran was not revealed to make your life difficult or miserable. It is only a remembrance and a reminder to those who have Harsha not just to have hope, but they have an understanding of why they

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should fear Allah subhanho wa Taala they've learned that this is something that I should not do. So I'm not even going to go there in the first place. I'm not going to allow myself to get into that place where I may be tempted to do the hot on hucha is a more specific heightened level of knowledge that leads us to a growing our fear of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And I want that to be something that you and I deliberate on think about are aware of that Allah subhanho wa Taala commands us to fear him. Yeah, a bad effect the phone Oh my servants, protect yourself from me through your fear of me. And that's why the word taqwa is usually translated sometimes in English as the fear of Allah,

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meaning that if I fear a law, it will protect me from the punishment of Allah. Allah Subhana Allah says in total hatred nebia Abadi any animals of all Rahim were another be who will other will Elohim equally Oh Mohamed, share with my servants who I've commanded you to lead to good that I am the most gracious in forgiveness and compassionate in my mercy, but also equally informed them that my punishment is most severe for those who do not seek to take a path of righteousness and morality with me of the greatest things that we fear there are three important points. One is that we fear that we are in an act of sin and enjoy it and not feel the pain of having committed with Attica or

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fully man, your Eman becomes low when you do what's wrong, and it doesn't upset you or when you see others involved in the drama and it doesn't upset you something you view something you hear something you experience and it doesn't bother you that a lot is being disobeyed number two is that you commit an act of how to arm and it's come to an end. And then you relish it and have enjoyed it and you look for the next opportunity. Although you know you've disobeyed the law, your fear of a loss should be increased, to bring that away and out of your heart. And number three, and finally, the fear of Allah subhanho wa Taala is greatest sign in my life in your life is that we are fearful

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of the good deeds that we do have not profiting us enough that they are accepted by Allah because we weren't sincere and the inequity of our errors and other places hasn't protected us from the mistakes that we are still performing. We ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to increase our health and our Harsha We ask Allah to increase our fear of Allah, our fear of doing wrong, our fear and being with the company of the sinful our fear of doing the wrong and enjoying it our fear of doing the wrong and not repenting for it, our fear of doing the wrong and not having good deeds to cancel them out our fear of not approaching Allah with good deeds that will help us to eliminate sin. My final word

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to advice

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to you is to know in AlHassan at the hipness a ad that good deeds cancel out sinful deeds. And one of the ways that you increase your fear of Allah is that you do good deeds that increases your hope of Allah, acceptance of them that cancels out your sinful deeds. Well as the crow law, he acts about the greatest the greatness of the remembrance of Allah is that which is greater and that is that your prayer is one of the greatest ways that you manifest your fear of Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, wa salam, ala Hama, wa Sallim wa barik ala Sayidina whenever you know Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam your brother your hair Brahim was Salam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh