Yasir Qadhi – Characteristics of the Righteous Believers – Tafsir Surah Furqaan

Yasir Qadhi
AI: Summary © The first raka of the Bible is the first series of the title, covering the church's characteristics, including its social interactions and the use of words in communication. The speaker discusses the four characteristics of man, including his activities and the importance of social interactions. The speaker also touches on the concept of being a good deed and not just drinking alcohol, emphasizing the need for personal growth and growth in order to achieve success. The importance of being a role model for oneself and others is also discussed, along with the various horror categories and what comes with it, including the VIP suites and high price of food.
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Just some brief reflections on what I recited in the first raka which is the ending of Surah Al Furqan. And it is one of the places in the Quran where Allah subhanaw taala lists the characteristics of the believers there's around five places in the Quran where Allah azza wa jal has a list. And this list is about the righteous and the believers and historical for con the ending of Soto for con Allah azza wa jal has another such list it's a beautiful list, and it is a list that every one of us should think about contemplate and try our best to achieve all of the characteristics on this list. Allah azza wa jal begins this series by saying what Reba Dora Rockman

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This is the series of about the right man, everybody, Rama and those who are the servants of a right man, those who have Allah has chosen to worship him, this is their list you want to be amongst about the right man, then this is the list you need to be having in your mind. So the first characteristic the defining characteristic of everybody Rahman, a lady and I am Shona idol of the Hohner. They have humility as they are walking on this earth. The defining characteristic is a lack of arrogance. They have humility, they are humble. They are not people that are known for their abrasiveness for their callousness for their harsh manners, not at all. The number one defining characteristic of riba

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doorman, a lady named Shona out of the Hohner This means they are interacting with people, they're not hermits, they haven't cut off from people because of because of they don't like people or they don't like socialization know, everybody, man have to be active, they have to be involved in society. And as they're involved in society, they're allowed have to always be the best. Our Prophet Sall Allahu Allah said them said, The believer who interacts with other believers and his patient at the negative interactions is better than the believer who cuts off and remains at home. We don't just stay cut off from society when a bad incident happens when somebody's rude to us, you know, in

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our gatherings, no, we have to be involved. But as we're involved, you have shown island out of the homeowner, and what either hot tub of Umoja Hoonah call to Salem, when some person or foolish characteristic confronts them wants to start an argument Oh to Salem, they don't even get involved in the argument Subhanallah how difficult that is, when somebody says something negative about you, somebody slanders you, somebody wants to drag you down to the to the dust to do something negative. You have to be above that, not just above that, but say Suriname smile and move on. This is the HELOC in the short term, the other person might think he's won in the long term, it is always the

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people of o'clock when a call to cinema they just move on with dignity. Then Allah subhana wa so by the way, so number one defining characteristic o'clock, that's where it begins. Number two is what

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number two is what who knows,

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have you only memorize these verses, it's very important to understand number two.

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They are the ones praying tahajud SubhanAllah. The first characteristic even more important than Jude is how you interact with people. This is a very profound verse here that more important than your private rituals. By the way, all of them are important in order to be able to Ramadan, you have to have all of these but the number one, your interaction with others. And so many of us we consider our private rituals are a bar that's more important. And Allah begins the list No, you're allowed because what really people know you and define you about then of course you must have rituals. So well the DNA or be to interrupt him Superjet and Wakayama. Number two, they're the ones praying

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tahajud they're the ones in the middle of the night. Nobody else is watching them. And they are standing and praying and record and sujood while the dnab Tony Robbins. So Jordan Wakayama. So the second defining characteristic of rebel doorman is private rituals. And the queen of all private rituals is tahajud. There is no ritual that is more beloved in your private life, and it really demonstrates the righteousness of the person then salata tahajjud. So number two is up to an Arab Emirates who didn't Wakayama they're constantly doing sujood and clam in the middle of the night. Number three, while Latina Jaco Luna Robin was driven either by Jahannam in either Bihar kind of

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drama, by the way, there's two hours in the series of versus two hours only. And it begins with a two hour this one and it ends with a DUA, so there is this motif, that they're constantly making dua as well, even though only two are mentioned. But in this list, the second thing mentioned is a DUA, and the last thing mentioned is a dua so there is this, this understanding this intuition that they're about are human are constantly making dua to Allah. And the first dua that is mentioned on the list is the dua of saving yourself from jahannam. Now this dua is not just about the concept of Jahannam it's the concept of being conscious that Allah is watching that you have Maha Sabha that

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there is an Acura so when you ask Allah to save you from Jahannam what does it illustrate? It illustrates your son Allah is watching you

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Your concept of axon irida and Nikita Rafa ELLIPTA controller for no yuroke. So even if Allah Azza even if you cannot see Allah Allah is watching you and you know Allah is watching you. So you are constantly monitoring the concept of Maha Sabha I have to answer to Allah. Allah azza wa jal is going to call me to account and so you're cognizant that there is going to be an Acura so you make dua to Allah that is refunded either by Johanna in either her carnival Rama in the Hassan Musa Quran WAMU karma Well, Lavina well leadin Allah, Allah Dena, Ada and Falco. So the fourth characteristic is when they give charity, not the ones who constantly give charity, no, this is they are giving

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charity it is assumed it is how they give that Allah describes not the fact that they give it is an understood that they're giving this is an interesting play on words. Here's an interesting way of phrasing it. Allah did not say about the ramen or those who constantly give, it's understood. They're constantly giving. So Allah describes the quality Allah describes how they're giving, he doesn't describe the fact that they are giving when they give, then they give such that it is neither too much or too little. So there's a constant amount of that they give and lamb UserInfo. What are we up to? They're not going to give with a Seraph. They're not going to go bankrupt in

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South Africa. This is not the way of the believer and neither are they going to be stingy. Right? Rather they are in the middle of this. So Allah azza wa jal says they're generous in a healthy manner without being in a foolish manner. This is the characteristic of Mr. De Rahman constantly giving in a way that is suitable for what Allah has given them. They don't just go bankrupt and they leave nothing, no, but they give and they give and they give and they keep for their family as well. So this is another defining characteristic of everybody to Rockman then Allah says, well Lydian Allah, Allahu Allah, and they don't worship false gods and they don't commit to murder, unless you

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know, it's just a saucer or something that you have to for the sake of proper execution, and they don't commit Zina. Now, question here. Why is this coming so late on the list? Surely murder and any murder and shitcan Zina these are such major sins. Why? Why is it coming in the middle of the list? Why not in the beginning, and the responses that the these characteristics if Allah mentioned in the beginning, it is not befitting of about Roman Can you imagine anybody Rahman are those who don't murder what any everybody doesn't murder, but Allah wants to us to know about the Romans Do not commit any major sins and three sins are listed to illustrate all major sins, the biggest major sin

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is shook, then the biggest major sin against the creation is murder than the biggest major sin in your private life between you and Allah Zina. So these are the three major sins that characterize all of the other major sins, because major sin either it is shoot, which is the worst, or it is hurting other people, the worst is murder, or it is in your private life. And the worst is Zina. So Allah says about the Rahman do not have any major sins, and then whoever has a major sin Yello ha Osama that person, they cannot be about the right man, they're going to be punished major sins, the threat is punishment. But then what if somebody has committed a sin? Is there all hope lost, nothing

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can be done? No, Allah says even those that have done a major sin, you can still become about the right man. How so? What is the mechanism? 11 tab? What Armineh? Well, I mean, the Amazon Saleh and for all I call you but did Allah say Adam has an ad if you have committed a major sin, then you repent, and you renew your iman and you follow up with good deeds, then Allah will take that major sin and substitute it for a good deed. So there is chance to become about the right man, no matter what you have done. Even if you have done murder the verses saying if you have truly repented to Allah turned over a new leaf, committed your renewed your iman and done good deeds after that, then

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Allah azza wa jal will allow you to reach the ranks of your about the right man, this is one of the most optimistic verses in the Quran, you can become about the right man, even if you've done shit, even if you've done these major sins, if you truly repent to Allah, not just that, but if true repentance will actually bring about a conversion of the sin into a good deed. Rather than being punished for drinking alcohol. Let's say rather than being punished, if the drunkard truly repents and makes a complete change with his life and turns over a new leaf, it is possible that a life of sins will then be rewarded, because in fact, those sins were used as a catalyst to become very bad.

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All right, man. So Allah azza wa jal allows this opportunity, even if you've done these sins, you still have the opportunity to be able to rock them and then Allah says, well, leadin Allah Shadowmoon Azura they are not giving false testimonies, right. So their their tongue is always speaking the truth. They're not giving falsehoods, not giving lies in business contracts in the shahada of the court when they're interacting with

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other people, they have integrity, they have honesty. Well, the day that I shadowed Ozora were either more rubella who Mr. Rukia Rama, this is very similar to what has come in the beginning of the verse when the foolish confront them. They say salaam, this is similar, but it's even more higher than this when they pass by gatherings of law, who what are gatherings of low, the scholars say anything that is a waste of time, anything that is undignified, they pass by with dignity. So they don't get involved in that which is not their business, they don't get involved in that which will be of no benefit. They don't get involved in you know, every society and culture The default is

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they just waste their time people just get together and do something of no value. And about the ramen are not like this about the ramen are higher than this. So they pass by such gatherings with dignity at the same time. And if nothing Haram is happening there, they're not going to become irritated or angry, but they're not going to waste their time over there. So when they go by law, who they go by with Quran with dignity, then Allah says, What leadin ADA leuke Ruby, it will be him, let me assume omiana When they are reminded of Allah signs of the Quran of something, they're falling short in, they're not arrogant, they accept the advice and they listen to it. So another

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characteristic of the believer of about the Rockman is that they are receptive to Naziha. They're receptive to being corrupted, they're receptive to listening to the good, there is an indication here as well, that they love to attend circles of knowledge, they want to be amongst the righteous, they want to listen to the Quran and Sunnah. They want to be taught Islam, so to be associated with Halaqaat of him to be associated with knowledge to be reminded of Allah and His messenger. This is of the signs of very bad to Rahman. And then the final characteristic that is mentioned is the final two as well. Well, the DNA of coluna Robina habla Anna, Minh, as you know, with the reality of

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Kurata Unum, they want righteous family righteous spouse, and they asked Allah subhana wa Tada to make their family righteous as well. So a characteristic of riba to Ramadan is that they're not only interested in themselves, they have to monitor their families as well. They have to take care of their families as well. You cannot be a righteous person and neglect your family. You cannot be about the right man and your family has nothing to do with the Rebbe have a right man, you have to be involved in their life, bring the bar up with them constantly make dua for them, want them to be better and good as well and make dua to Allah subhanho wa Taala give us of their progeny and of our

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children, that which will be a comfort of our eyes and souls, which I'll now add in with Tokina Emma, the final thing that is mentioned and make us an Imam for them with Turkey and I've talked about this phrase multiple times, the meaning of Imam here is not the prayer leader. The meaning of Imam here is role model. And we desire to be role models for the believers, we desire to be so pious and so righteous, not for them, but so that Allah subhana wa Tada makes us role models for the other righteous than what Cain should look at us and say, Oh, this is a person who has suffered. This is a person who was human. This is a person who has, this is a person who is generous, but we do so not

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for our ego. We do so so that we can get the sadaqa Giardia we do so so that we rise the highest ranks. And we ask Allah for this, we don't ask the people. Yes, we want to be role models. And we want to be the Imams of the Moto pain, but not for our ego. We want them how else are we going to get to the highest rank? How else are we going to be the best of the best by becoming the Imams of the month talking with John Lennon with Tokina II mama, we want to get that piety and righteousness to leave sadaqa jariya to cause an impact on people. It is not wrong to want to be the best of the best. On the contrary, that is the essence of Eman. We want to be the best of the best. But we ask

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Allah to be the best of the best. We don't ask people we don't make that the direct goal. It's an indirect goal that Yara makes us so good make us so righteous make us so pious than even the pious consider us to be a leader amongst them. This is a two hour making into hygiene we're making in the middle of the night. That's the two hour making, which I'm done with tucking into your mama. These are all of the characteristics. The final one of them, you want to be the best of the best if we reach that and if we're able to do that. Hula Iike Eurozone al Horford Debbie miles Sadhguru. Those are the people they will get the hold of the Orpha is the highest place of Jana. If you went over

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this in my lecture series of Jana, that Jana has two broad categories, two largely broad categories. The higher category is the horror and the highest of the horror the horror of is generated for those so the offer is you can see the VIP suites, right. This is the highest level as in Sudha waka you have the sub your own and as Hubballi Amin right, the sub your cone, that's the horror and those How will you mean that's you know, the average you go to the plane section you have the economy class, you have the business class right so the whole fight is the business class. The warfare is the the front row that's what we want. So like Arizona, Horford. Habima Subaru, those are the people they're

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going to get the VIP suites the whole

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But so the ADA Rahman are the higher level of the believers. These are the if you want to say 11 And if it was a 13 Depending on how you subcategorize them, these are the characteristics I advise myself on all of you to go back to this section, read it on your own with your own translation, understand this list, put it in your mind and then try your best to implement all of these things even if you can't do it regularly. At least partially begin this so that insha Allah Allah we can be of the about the right man and we can be of those who are the people are the Word of God said I want to come rahmatullahi wa barakato Why don't either I don't want man in leadin I am shown out only how

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