Channel: Yasir Qadhi
Based on Shaykh al Islam Ibn Taymiyyah, Shaykh Dr Yasir Qadhi elaborates explicitly about the ten factors that save Muslims from Jahannam or Hell Fire.
These are as follows:
- Tawbah – If one feels guilty he needs to make Tawbah. Allah created us so that we can make Tawbah and appeal to His Mercy. The one who makes Tawbah is as if he has never committed the sin.
- Istighfaar – This is a verbal manifestation of the Tawbah. Allah keeps forgiving those who keep asking Him for forgiveness.
- Good Deeds – Good deeds expiate evil deeds.
- Du’a and Istighfaar of other believers.
- Calamities, trials, tribulations, grief and anguish – If we exhibit Sabr in the wake of trials and tribulations, we earn forgiveness in the Hereafter.
- Punishment of the Grave – The punishment of the grave will act as Kaffara for us and we will be saved eventually.
- Punishments of the Day of Judgment – For some Muslims, the suffering of the Day Of Judgment will be an expiation.
- Good deeds gifted to the deceased by the living
- The intercession of the Prophet ﷺ – Whoever gets it will go to Jannah. The Prophet ﷺ said that whoever makes the Du’a after Adhan is bound to get his attention.
- Allah’s Mercy on the Day of Judgment.
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of the most fundamental of all fundamentals of our religion, is that the purpose of this life is to save ourselves from the punishment of the hero and to enter into Jannat of Allah subhanho wa Taala as Allah himself says in the Quran, from and Zhu Zhi, Han Inari, will general codifies whoever manages to save himself from the fire of hell, and is caused to enter agenda that is the one that has truly achieved success. So the real success is to be saved from the ultimate punishment, which is jahannam and to enter the ultimate reward, which is gender, and shareholder Islam, even taymiyah, one of the greatest scholars that our tradition has ever seen, has extracted from the Quran and
Sunnah, the 10 methods, the 10 mechanisms that can be used to have our sins gotten rid of, and to save ourselves from jahannam. So there are 10 methods 10 ways, some of which we desire, others of which are the lesser of the two evils we don't want them. But between jahannam and this is better this than jahannam. There are 10 mechanisms and ways that can avert from us the fire of help and allow us to enter Jannah can cause our sins to be forgiven. So today's holdover will be a analysis and a summary of these 10 ways that we can save ourselves from the punishment of gentlemen. And before we begin, I reiterate, some of these ways are desirable, we want them others we do not want
them, but they are better than the alternative of jahannam. So some people, Allah subhana wa, tada will test in some of these 10 ways, we would rather not be tested, but some of people will be tested. And because of those tests, they will be saved from the ultimate punishment. And that is the punishment of jahannam. And as we go over the list, we will talk about which one of these we desire, which one of these we want, and which ones we want to avoid, but still they are better than the alternative of jahannam. So number one on this list of 10 number one is the concept of Toba of the ways we cause jahannam to be diverted away, and of the ways we cause our sins to be forgiven, is the
concept of Toba and Toba is an action of the heart. Repentance is a spiritual frame of mind. It is an internal act, and it means that we return to Allah subhana wa tada because a sin distances us from Allah, a sin puts distance between us and Allah subhana wa Tada. So what does Toba do? Toba literally means to return to taba to means to come back to so Toba is to come back to Allah after the sin has been done, and Toba is desired. Not only is it desired, it is wajib. It is obligatory Toba is obligatory on each and every Muslim every single day of his or her life. And the blessings of Toba are many and I have given multiple helpers and every single scholar in every single lecture
has talked about the importance of Toba and Toba is the most effective mechanism for having our sins forgiven. There is nothing more powerful to avert jahannam than the concept of Toba. And what makes it even more powerful, that no sin can we
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Allah can forgive all sins, but how what I need in Arabic was the mother who turned to your Lord submit to Him through the concept of Toba. So Toba forgives all sins that makes it powerful. And what especially makes it powerful, dear brothers and sisters, is that its acceptance is guaranteed for the one who is sincere. The one who is sincere, the acceptance is guaranteed. No one can come between the sinner and Allah's mercy. If the sinner practices Toba, there is nothing that can avert Toba being accepted, and therefore Toba is powerful because it is wajib because it is commanded by Allah subhanho wa Taala because it forgives all sins, and because the one who practices it and
perfects it is guaranteed forgiveness. So when these are the stakes, then how can we not take advantage of Toba? And in fact, some of our scholars have said that the concept of Toba is one of the wisdoms why Allah created us. Think about this.
When the angels asked, why would you create an inferior species? Why would you create a species that is bloodthirsty, killing, going to war? Why would you do that we are sinless, we don't commit any sense. We are perfect. We praise you constantly, day and night. We don't sleep we don't get tired. We never forget. Why would you do this? And Allah says I know what you do not know in the meta the moon. And some of our movers soon have remarked that Allah subhanho wa Taala wanted to manifest his merciful side as well. The fact that he forgives the fact that he accepts the repentance of the sinner and the angels DO NOT SIN, and the angels Do not ask for forgiveness, and the angels do not
need doba so who needs Toba? We need Toba
and that is why our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam laid the foundations when he said that I repent to Allah every single day, every single day. This is part of the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. So number one is Toba and our Prophet sallallahu Sallam reminded us of a womanism become a legend Bella, the one who repents from Toba, the who the one who practices doba repents to Allah. It is as if he has never committed the sin in the first place. The one who does toe but from the sin, it is as if he has never committed the sin. So number one out of 10
How does one avert the fire of jahannam and the punishment janam Toba number two is related to it. It is linked with it but it is different. It is linked but it is different. And that is still far. It's still far is still far is the verbal act of doba. We said Toba How did I define Toba? Toba is an action of what I said it is an action of the heart that is still far is the tongue but that is manifested on the tongue. So the difference between default and Toba and the two of them would tell us m&e necessitate one another each one needs the other, but they are yet separate. Each one needs the other but they are separate. Toba is a state of the heart It is a psychological frame of mind,
and is still far is manifesting that Toba upon the tongue. And that is by requesting Allah to forgive you. And that is done by many ways. And the most common is to say a stone federal law. But there are other ways as well, and the verbal request to Allah to forgive the sin. So Toba is of the heart and it is manifested inside. And that is why when our promises and wanted to describe Toba, he gave a psychological state. What is the description just over in the ad, a net mo Toba This is a heading towards and net mo Toba and net them is to feel guilty.
Another is regret. So doba is regret. Toba is in the town but his internal is still far is external. And it is the tongue petitioning Allah subhana wa Tada. And it is to say, a stone federal law has been a stone federal law. I have committed a sin Oh ALLAH forgive me. Y'all have fallen ill feduni Yara man you know how many you have to work to vida This is still fall even when you say Toba and you say yeah to work together. Yeah, this is in fact is still fun. Because the tongue is what does is still fun. And our Prophet system said it isn't Zaha Hadid that will law he needed to be the lawyer who was tough for the law. He could lay young academia tomorrow every single day.
I repent to Allah and I say a stone for the law. So notice dovan is still far they are different but they are linked in Nila to was tougher. I do Toba as I say is still follow every day at least 100 times. So if this is the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, then where do I stand? Where do you stand so, of the 10 ways number two now, we should make it a habit inculcate into our lifestyle. Every day, every night, we should make it a habit to keep on uttering a stop through law, a Stanford a law, a style federal law, the famous Hadith the prophet SAW, Selim said, there was a man who committed a sin, and he raised his hands up to a law and he said, You're up and up to them and
fulfill really all my Rob, I have committed a sin Forgive me. So Allah forgives him. Then he commits the sin again, or another sin, and he raises his hands again, and he says they are up and up to them and faithfully. So Allah says, I have forgiven him, then he does it a third and a fourth and a fifth time. And he keeps on saying the same thing as enough to them been faithfully and Allah does not get tired of forgiving. As we said, some of our scholars have said, this is why Allah has created us to forgive us. Allah does not love the sin. But Allah loves the repentance of the sinner. Allah does not love the sin, but Allah loves the repentance of the sinner. So when the sinner says Yara, has
neptunium been fulfilled for the 10th time, Allah doesn't get tired. What did our process and I'm saying, Allah says to the angels, he calls them and he says, I am calling you to witness to testify that I have forgiven this habitual sinner, slave of mine, he's always committing sins, I have forgiven him. Why? Because he recognizes that he has a lord, whom he has transgressed against, but to forgive sins. So because the servant recognizes who Allah is, and he recognizes how sinful he is, and he recognizes my only hope is still far my only hope is Allah. So because of that Allah has forgiven him. So the second of the 10 points constant is still far constantly asking Allah subhana
wa Tada. Number three, what else will avert us from jahannam? What else will save us and prevent our good deeds from harm our our evil deeds, excuse me from harming us? What will be the mechanism to protect us from the consequences of our evil deeds, number three, good deeds, good deeds, our good deeds expire, but our evil deeds, our good deeds dissolve, dissipate our evil deeds. Once a man came to the Prophet says Adam, and he was in a very penitence state, very sorry state. And he said, you know, Sula have committed a major sin I have committed, I've done an evil deed, I have seduced a woman and I kissed her, kissed a woman. He didn't go beyond this, he kissed her. Now in the shed,
er, the kissing does not have the head penalty. There's nothing the process of him can do in the terms of the court of law. This is not something that's going to be punished for in the court of law. So the process has said nothing to him. Then the time for Sadat came, and they prayed. And the man went away thinking that there was nothing he can do to get his sin forgiven. So the man called the process and and back, then person called the man back and he said, Oh, so and so. Didn't you come to the masjid and pray with us? And he said, Yes, I did. Don't you know that Allah says in a haoran. In Santa T. You have Vanessa yet doing good deeds, forgives evil deeds causes evil, these
two go away. In other words, you have repented, you are clearly guilty. You have come in a sorry state, you are making stuff out to Allah now you have walked to the masjid you have prayed with us. This good deed will forgive your evil deed. So has not yet given a say yet and we all know when we do will do the evil deeds fall from our hands. When we pray Our process that I've said it is like the one who washes five times a day he takes a bath he takes a shower Do you think anything will be left on him? They said no. So they said this is the example though the one who prays five times a day no sin is left on him. Ramadan to one Ramadan and Ramadan is coming in a few weeks and I'll move
on to one Ramadan forgives everything in between the Hajj causes you to come back as if your mother has given birth to you as clean as pure as a newborn baby and on and on and on. sadaqa forgives brings about Allah has forgiveness sadaqa dissolves a lot of anger subtle causes a lot of anger to disappear. So every good deed causes some of your evil some of your harm to dissipate away. So that's number three. Number four.
The drama and is still far of other believers for you. What else causes forgiveness? What else saves you from jahannam when other people make dua for you, especially buying
Aim, but even generic da, because all believers are commanded by Allah to seek forgiveness for all other believers. Well, ladies and gentlemen, back to him Yoko Luna robina fildena. One a one and a man, a part of our culture, our Islamic culture, is we ask Allah, Allah homophilic mininova me not one Muslim, no one Muslim, and even human and what?
We ask a laws forgiveness for all the believers. So our hope is when we go away, our hope is when we're gone, the people who asked us forgiveness for all believers, some of it inshallah will come to us as well, we cannot rely on that. But it is an hope. And it is one of the ways of kafala one of the ways of protection of jahannam and especially a duel by name, especially a duel by name, and that is why we are encouraged to seek forgiveness for others because when we do it for others, then insha Allah when we are gone, a lesser parallel with the other will cause people to do it for us as well. And how stingy We are brothers and sisters, that we don't even want to raise our hands up to
Allah and ask Allah to bless other people ask a lot to protect other people. ask Allah to forgive other people. Don't we know that when we do it, an angel will say Amen. And may you get the same as what you have asked your brother and sister don't we know that as we do unto others shall be done unto us commanded you know to done as we seek forgiveness for others, Allah will create people that will seek forgiveness for us. So point number four, drop and is still far from the other believers. Point number five, what else forgives the sins and protects us from janome Point Number five, the calamities and the trials and tribulations and the pain and the suffering and the anguish and the
grief that every one of us faces throughout our lives, of the mercy of Allah. And he did not have to do this, but of the mercy of Allah is that every physical or emotional pain that we suffer,
if we have faith in a law, and we have suffered and yaqeen, that pain will dissolve our sins as well. As our prophets are seldom said,
No servant of Allah is afflicted with him or
nothing NASA or Tao, no suffering nor anguish nor anxiety. Because well law is sometimes an intellectual pain is more painful than a physical pain. In fact, that is usually the case, we would rather have a one time pain than the pain of death, the pain of family, the pain of suffering, that's more difficult. And our Profit System said, Never is an adult afflicted with any anxiety, any pain and the anguish any grief, except that Allah will make that pain and anxiety and grief, a co founder for his sins. And that is why brothers and sisters, when a believer is tested with pain and suffering, in fact, the believer at one level embraces it. Nobody wants to suffer. Nobody likes
pain. But when the believer is tested, one side of him appreciates the testing. And he or she understands a lot is testing me so that my sins may be forgiven. And I may come on the Day of Judgment with no sense. So this is point number five, the calamities and distresses and physical pains and mental anguish that we suffer in this world. Point number six.
And this is one that is not desirable, we don't want it. In fact, we seek refuge of Allah against it. But there will be people that this point and the next point will actually act as a factor to save them from jahannam. So it is better than jahannam even though it is not good. Point number six is that of the cover. And we seek Allah's refuge we don't want as our book cover, we want tober we want is the fall, we understand life is going to be difficult. We don't want it but we understand it's a part of life. But as I will cover No, we do not want it. And a few months ago I gave a whole talk on Audible and you can listen to that whole whole book which is online, we went into detail
about the types of audible audible and how to protect and whatnot. But there will be people and we do not want to be amongst them. They are major sinners, they deserve jahannam. But Allah will punish them in the grave so that they do not go to gender. So the punishment of the grave will become their punishment, even though they do not know when they're being punished. that that is the case and they think the next step is gender. They think the next step is gender. But the punishment of the grave will act as a good fodder for the actual punishment of gentlemen. And of course, the goal is to save ourselves from that punishment and the punishment of gentlemen. So this is point number six and
point number seven, which is all
Something we want to avoid, we do not want this is the punishments and trials on the Day of Judgment.
Because the day of judgment will not be easy, except for those whom Allah has made it easy for the Day of Judgment Day of Judgment Yokoyama will be long except for the small few whom Allah has blessed and it will be quick and easy for them. The day of judgment will be hot, people will be thirsty, water will be scarce and only Allah will bless the people whom the Prophet system allows to drink that water May Allah make us amongst the people we invite to the house, and Johanna will be waiting outside we will see john every one of us we will see john on that day. And the hisab will itself be a type of tournament, except for the one whom alone makes it easy for which is why our
process will make dua that Allah make my sabya See, yes, sir. Hey, Sabina, and the Surat will be difficult to cross. And there will come a time when everybody will be plunged into darkness. And there will be the control of before entering gender, all of these that we have discussed them in hospice and also induce these will be a type of punishment for some of the Muslims whom their sins are many. They deserve worse punishment. But Allah will use the suffering of gamma to forgive them the suffering of Jana. We don't want that. But there will be those that it will act as a referral for Jana. And our goal is to zoom through Jen to the Yokoyama to Jenna, to make the sub. You see.
That's the process of them, that we make the sub easy to make the Day of Judgment quick, to give us shelter to give us water. So the suffering of the Day of Judgment, for some sinners will act as a cofactor. For the actual adverb of jahannam. It is not something good, but is infinitely better than jahannam itself. This is number seven, number eight.
Number eight, are the good deeds that are gifted to the deceased by the living. This also forgives our sins.
The good deeds gifted by the living after we have gotten away from this world, so a son of ours makes to offer us a doctor reads Quran and gives it to us, a relative makes
a friend remembers us and gives charity in our name because we have benefited. So the more people we benefit when we're alive, the more they will think of us when we are dead.
We all know the famous idea that when a person dies, his ama cuts off, except for sadaqa jariya what are the inside and yet the Buddha knowledge that he benefited others by so we need to maximize spreading our benefit to others so that when we're gone, people remember Oh, he gave me a loan that day. May Allah Xhosa forgive him that one word you do not know how it will help you when you most need it. When you most need it, that word might help you and cause a major sin of yours to be forgiven. You gave charity to the orphan and the orphan grows up and he remembers Oh Allah, whoever helped me, whoever finance me make his grave a vast place that you are coming from the kernel of the
your team, you do not know what will happen.
You built a Masjid, you financed whatever all of this will come back and benefit you when you need it the most. And therefore, one of the ways but again, we cannot rely on this can we we do not know. But what can we do we can maximize our benefit unto others be the most kind, the most generous, the most charitable, so that when we are gone, the people will remember us and Allah knows what good they will do. Who will make dua for me after I'm gone, who will make the sadaqa on my behalf, who will go for Hajj and Umrah and may and mention my name before they do that. That's what I need to think of from now to plant those seeds from now. And that will also be of the major ways that the
person will be forgiven. And there's a famous Hadith that a person will be rising in his power and He will say to Allah subhana wa Tada, Allah Where are these goodies coming from? What How am I rising up getting higher and higher. And Allah will say, this is the drought of your son after you This is the daughter of your children after you. So how will this happen when you raise your children to remember you, when you raise your children as good Muslims then that I will come back. So this is number eight, number nine, and there are 10 as we said, number nine is the intercession of the one who has been given the ultimate intercession of the human beings and that is our heavy
Eben Mustafa, the prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
The shefa of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we cannot know if we're going to get it, but our do our is our law make me amongst those whom the Prophet says and makes you fall for that shefa whoever gets it is going to agenda. So we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to give us that Shiva and after the exam What do I do we make a lot more of it Delta time was solid at the Mohammed and it was spiritual for Lila Houma calm and my mood and led whiter. The Mohammed Mahmoud is the mahkum of Shiva. And our Profit System said, Whoever makes this to us sincerely from the art, then I shall be his shaffir on the Day of Judgment. So that is why we make dua to Allah, that Oh Allah make us of
those whom the Shiva of the process and reaches this is number nine, and number 10, and the last of them, and definitely not the least of them, is the pure, undeserved Rama of Allah subhanho wa Taala that he gives to whomever he chooses, because there will be many, many, many people beyond count, who deserve jahannam but a law's mercy. What it was at kulesza Allah's mercy encompasses everything. Our Prophet system said, When Allah created the creation, he divided mercy into 100 parts. And one part he blessed this dunya in and that is why people are merciful to another and the mother animal will be merciful to its child, all the mercy of humanity of the Hulk, from the beginning of time, up
until the end of time is one and our Prophet system said and Allah has stored 99 to use on your piano.
That is Allah Rama. We don't know who it will come to, but we asked a lot. We make dua to Allah, the pure Rama of Allah, we don't deserve it. We haven't earned it. But Allah is a man. Allah is Rahim, Allah is the one who forgives and Allah is the one who grants even though we do not deserve it. And that is definitely not the least. But again, we cannot guarantee all we can do is to strive to try to make dua to Allah subhanho wa Taala. These are the 10 ways very quickly go over them again. Number one is Toba. Number two is default. Number three is doing good deeds. Number four is the dryness default of the other people for you. Number five the calamities and distresses and pain that
we face in this dunya number six the trials and punishments of the grave. Number seven, the trials of the day of judgment on the Day of Judgment. Number eight, the good deeds that are gifted to us by other people. Number nine, the shafa of the Prophet sallallahu idea he was setting them and last but not least number 10, the Rama and mercy of Allah that He gives to whomever he chooses, may Allah subhanho wa Taala make us of those who are saved from jahannam and energen vertical law he was the one that finally will be my friend he was declared Hakeem a whole new matter smartone was tough for a lot of the Modi welcome what he said I'm assuming for them and for cellfood who in the home will
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Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah Allah wa had a had a Samad a lady limited. What am you that? Well, I'm Nicola Hakuna ahead. We're about to do. Dear brothers and sisters, I have mentioned to you the list that was humbling to me. I didn't know him and others have mentioned a number of times in the writings about the 10 ways that we can protect ourselves from a last punishment, the 10 ways that cause our sins to be forgiven. Of course, there is an 11th way which is of course the best of all of them. And that is to not have committed the sin in the first place. to not have committed the sin in the first place. Because my dear brothers and sisters sins cause nothing but grief in this world and
the next sins cause nothing but grief in this world and the next, disobeying a law does not bring about ultimate pleasure. disobeying a law distances us from a law it makes our heart hard. We become spiritually dead. Life does not become enjoyable, because without spirituality life is meaningless. disobeying a law brings about Azov and a cop disobeying a law lessens our risk. disobeying a law is shown even in how society treats us and how family treats us. And disobeying a law brings about the afterworld punishments as well. So rather
than worrying about how to forgive the sins, we should Firstly, ponder over avoiding the sins in the first place and then we worry about how to forgive the sins that we have done. Brothers and sisters. The time now is coming close to the month of Ramadan we look forward if Allah gives us life may Allah azza wa jal give us life to reach Ramadan, we look forward to another opportunity, the one of the most ultimate opportunities to have our sins forgiven. May Allah subhana wa tada bless us in Rajat and Siobhan and allow us to reach the month of Ramadan Aloma and Nita and for a mineral allama to that and if you have they don't meet them, but he loves a photo with a Hammond Illa for Raja wala
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