Tazkiyah Through the Quran #17 Gratitude

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Gratitude a shook while I in Jakarta z then netcom and if you are thankful if you show gratefulness if you have gratitude, I will increase you. So Pamela Shakur is a very, very powerful motivating factor in my life in your life. It's one of the things that is supposed to bring us closer to Allah, galvanize and strengthen our relationship and our worship with him and protect us from the meanderings of our soul that seeks to lead us into the Sibyl the pathways that lead away from a sirata Mustafa Shakur is beginning to acknowledge that Allah is the one who has total omnipotence and power in everything that occurs in his creation. Why are you thankful to Allah subhanho wa Taala

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is not just simply because you want more, although that will be a byproduct, let in Chicago Toma as either necom if you are thankful I will increase you put Baraka in what you have, that's not what you're seeking, you're seeking to thank Allah because He is worthy of the praise, He is worthy of 100 He is worthy of a sinner. And the word Alhamdulillah.

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In praise and celebration of Allah is one of the elements of sugar. Sugar is of three important steps, the sugar of the heart is recognizing that what you have of good is from Allah. And what you have missed out of good is by the decision and the wisdom of Allah is that your heart does not mourn or regret something that did not happen, or something that befell you in a way that makes you distinct from Allah Shakur is to recognize that the power of change is not just within you, but in that which Allah compels and allows you to perform. The second is that you use whatever blessings that you have in that which is pleasing to Allah, and you limit them in that which is displeasing to

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Allah. So the thankfulness of the eyes is using it in that which is expected of it and the thankfulness for the sight that you have is to limit it from the harm that has been prohibited upon it. The thankfulness for the movement of your body is in fulfillment of your Salah. And that's why our prayers are not just in our heart are whispered with our tongues. There is a physical manifestation of bowing and making ruku. And so Jude Subhana, Allah how many most Muslims in certain points in their life, as they mature in age are not able to bow down and make the sujood that they used to in their times of youth and good well, wealth and health, that they mourn the days that they

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may have missed a prayer. And the third level of shock is that you speak of your thankfulness to Allah towards others by sharing it in that regard. And Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us at the end of sort of a bow hub, where a man being there I met your Ambika the Hadith, therefore celebrate the glory of that which you have been graced with by Allah subhanho wa Taala. How do I celebrate it by using it in the betterment of myself and others, that the wealth that I have it's zeca is paid at sadaqa is fulfilled. The energy that I have is not just in that which is frivolous or sport, but that which is also building up and assistance of others. All three levels of sugar are an

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instrumental factor in US remaining distinct from El kufr. cofra is begins with ingratitude recognizing other than a law, including our own selves as being the reason for our success. May Allah Subhana Allah make us from those who have shook and are distant from El Kufa Allahumma amin