Lessons From The Seerah #03 – Why Study The Seerah

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Yasir Qadhi

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Why study the Sierra? Why should you be interested in the Sierra? Why spend our time coming here and understanding the Sierra of the prophets of Allah who it who has said to him? Well, the benefits are numerous first and foremost, Allah has commanded us to know this man. This is the obligation that Allah has put upon us, we have to know this person. And there are over 50 verses in the Quran that command us to take the Prophet system as an example of them. Lakota Canada confit Rasulullah, who sweat on Hassan atone demon Kenyatta, joola William and after weathercat Allah cathedra Lakota Canada come indeed there is for you feel rasool Allah in the Messenger of Allah who swear tone has

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center and exemplary manner, a perfect conduct. Huzzah means something you follow has no means a perfect, so you have in the prophets of Allahu Allah, he was sending them the perfect example to follow. And therefore the study of the life and times of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is the study of somebody we need to follow. And the amazing thing, no matter which angle you look at the life and times of the Prophet system, you will benefit from that. So of the perfection of Allah's wisdom is that he sends human beings flesh and blood, blood, people like ourselves, born of women, married and having children just like us, but the difference is they are chosen by Allah

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subhanho wa taala. And they are made role models and examples. Another blessing of studying the Sierra is that the sealer is the number one way to increase our love for the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam the number one way there is really no other way as effectively and as powerfully to increase our love for the Prophet system than by studying his life and his times. And so by studying the Sierra, our love for the prophets, all of a sudden increases, and conversely, it demonstrates our love. It's a two way street. When you study your love goes up. In order for your love to go up you need to study and if you truly love this man, you will study him. And that is because a sign of

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loving someone is to want to know more about them. A sign of loving somebody is to want to know more about that person. And this is human nature. Understanding the Sierra also helps us to understand the Quran. Because the Quran is a very complex book is a very profound book and it cannot be understood without context, you cannot understand without context. So by studying the Syrah, the Quran, gains meaning profundity without the Syrah the Quran without context without context, you will never appreciate the Quran. Another benefit of studying the Sera, the Sierra, raises our hopes, lifts our spirits and blesses us with optimism. Especially in our times when we're facing

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Islamophobia. We're facing a little bit of persecution. Well, I hate to call it persecution is is even embarrassing when we look at what the Prophet says some of the earliest Sahaba suffered, we in America are not being persecuted in that sense. Nonetheless, times have changed for the last 10 years. And things are happening now we're facing a little bit of the heat, we need a source of direction a source of optimism. And by studying the Sierra, we can understand that the people before us suffered even more, and we compare our trials and tribulations to their trials and tribulations. So think about this. Our prophets Allah seldom heard the stories of the earlier prophets. What did

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that do to him?

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gave him more optimism increased his Eman. How about us, then don't we deserve even more so that our iman goes up when we study the life and times of the prophets of Salaam. So the studying of the life and times of the previous generations of the prophets of Allah, it brings about an immediate benefit Linotype better be here for others to resolve to affirm your chest ie to increase your Eman yet another benefit of studying the Syrah and this is something many of us don't really think about. The Sierra itself is a miracle of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, when somebody asks you what are the miracles of the process? And we start thinking, the splitting of the moon, the talking of

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the tree this that is that. And we don't think that that in fact, his whole life is a miracle from beginning to end. His whole life isn't in

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indication that he was a prophet of Allah, coming from where he came with the education or lack of education that he had. And yet coming forth with the message, the profundity the Scripture, the eloquence of the Quran. Where did this come from? And addition to that, his patience, his perseverance, his success, coming in the middle of a pagan, ancient civilization that had no there was no civilization. They didn't even have a script. They didn't have two storey buildings, they didn't have a library. They do couldn't even read and write. And yet the Prophet system came from the midst of a backward uneducated, uncivilized barbaric nation. We're gonna talk about this next

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week. They were really a barbaric nation, and within 50 years within 20 years, look what happened within 50 years, Islam began to spread within 100 years it ruled the world. Why this was a miracle from Allah subhana wa Tada. And the Sierra is the beginning of that miracle, how he lived the power that he wielded, and yet the simplicity with which he lived his life, the sacrifice that the Sahaba would have done had he asked them to do but he didn't. And it is impossible for a human not to be affected by that power, by that luxury by that wealth, unless there is really a divine sincerity in him. A pure sincerity that this is being done for the sake of Allah subhana what to Adam

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