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which of the sections I should choose because it dawned on me We literally just have seven, eight more lectures. Our aim is next Monday, today is Monday. Our custom Quran is next Monday, the days are winding down some kind of law. And there are so many beautiful parables and so many beautiful aphorisms, I cannot do all of them. So I have to now be selective. And so today I'm going to do a phrase that every single one of us we hear all the time and it is one of the most common phrases that we hear in hot tub in gurus, Allah subhanho wa Taala says, The insha cartoon.
Let us see then. This is a very common thing that we hear all the time. And it is one of the most powerful and succinct summaries of really this entire religion. This is Surah Ibrahim, verse seven. And in fact, the beginning of the verse is actually very powerful, what it does,
and know that your Lord has proclaimed This is the land of Allah, literally. What if, then Allah baucom, Allah has made a proclamation. This is the other than the proclamation that Allah has made from the beginning of time. What is that proclamation that insha Khartoum, that as he then come, what are the income for Tom in either below shaded? If you thank me, I shall give you more. And if you are ungrateful, then know that my punishment is severe. So it is very important therefore that we understand what is sugar and what are the blessings of sugar and how do we do sugar? How do we thank Allah, the concept of sugar the concept of thanking Allah. In fact, this is the very purpose
of our creation. Allah subhana wa tada says in the Quran in Medina who Sevilla, we showed him the path. Now man has the choice. What is the choice, Mr. Shakir? What a marker for this is the purpose of why we are here. Either man can be grateful, or he can reject and be ungrateful. And by the way, again, time is limited, obviously in the short, hot eras, but the very fact that the opposite of sugar is good for is enough of a warning call to us. The opposite of sugar is goofer. In fact, the reality of gopher is not disbelief in a law. The essence of gopher is actually to be ungrateful. And the reason why the Kaffir is called Kaffir is because he's ungrateful by rejecting Allah. So the
essence of gopher in an Eman sense is goofer in a shocker sense, do you guys get that the essence of rejecting Allah is to be ungrateful. That's why the kafir is called gafford. So the essence of Eman therefore is to be thankful to Allah subhana wa tada everything that we have Allah azzawajal gave it to us in order that we show thanks to him. When the prophet SAW A man was blessed with all of his blessings. What did he say? On the hi them in foglia? Robbie Lee abalone ash, Kuru hammock, for this is all from the blessings of Allah. We should all think of this verse every time we look at the blessings Allah has given us we see our family we open our bank account, we get our paycheck, we
should think of what's what a man at his Salaam said. All the hadham in foglia, Robbie. All of this is from a laws magnificence and blessings. Why liuba do I need to test me a screw up for whether I will do sugar or whether I will be ungrateful and Allah tells us in the Quran, who will lead the Raja combi mineral Tony Omaha to come he brought you out from the wombs of your mother's latter I don't want to shame on you knew nothing. What do I look almost somehow well absorb well, either La La Come on, he gave you eyes and ears and the faculty to think he gave you all of this blessings and knowledge why La La comb, touch Quran so that you could thank Allah subhanho wa Taala so the purpose
of us being here is to thank Allah azza wa jal, that's the very essence of creation. Now, what exactly is shocker to Allah? How can it be shown if the pm has a beautiful passage in one of his books called Medallia sockets and again, he mentioned Chicago is done by multiple ways. First and foremost, he says shellcode is done by acknowledging that Allah has given you all that you have, you must acknowledge that every
Everything you have is from Allah, not from yourself not from your own skills, not from anything you have done it is from Allah subhanho wa Taala. Secondly, that acknowledgement should lead to in your heart, humility and appreciation, there should be a genuine sense of thankfulness to Allah subhanho wa Taala. Thirdly, the tongue should then begin the praise of Allah because all that He has given you. So from the heart, it will move up to the tongue, and the tongue will be constant in the hand and the sugar and the spear, and all of the atharv fourthly, the sugar should cause you to be appreciative in your rituals in your actions in your a badass and fifthly especially those blessings
that are more than others that you have, if you are especially wealthy. If you are powerful, if you are rich, whatever you how that blessing should be used in the service of a law that is the ultimate sign of shocker that the blessing that you have you use it to worship Allah and not to just obey Allah, as Allah said to the Odin Sulayman era moneu Buddha show craft, show me your sugar in your actions. Allah says to download and so the man Why'd I wouldn't say man, because they were a rare breed. How were they a rare breed? Few were the prophets who were kings, even our Prophet system he was offered kingship is that I don't want to be a king. Allah offered him to breed came said if
Allah has allowed you to be a king. He said, I don't want to be a king. That wouldn't serve a man we're very rare. They were prophets, and they were kings. So they had the blessings of this dunya as the King does, and of course they have the ophira so what did Allah tell them? It remote all Allah da Buddha shukra Show me your sugar in your actions. Sugar isn't just shown by tongue sugar isn't just shown by a concept in your heart sugar is shown in your actions in your rituals in what you do unto others. Now, what are some of the blessings of sugar are mentioned only three directly from the Quran number one, when we are thankful, Allah azzawajal protects us from punishments. What this
means is that when we are suffering a punishment than collectively we have been ungrateful and unthankful. And especially in light of Corona, we need to think about this. Allah says in the Quran, my if I will love will be Isaiah become in Shackleton, What are mentum? What will Allah gain by punishing you? If you are thankful and you have a man, if you are sugar, there's no use of punishment. One of the reasons the punishment coming is we reorient ourselves in return to Allah. So when we're shocked, no punishment, number two, Allah tells us in this verse that in Chicago, then I'll give you even more, I'll give you much more. Don't worry, all of it is from Allah azza wa jal,
and he can give a number three and the best blessing. Allah xojo says, we're in touch guru, Yoruba hula calm, if you thank Allah, Allah will be pleased with you. If you thank Allah, Allah will be pleased with you. And this is the highest riddle of Allah, the river of Allah is achieved when we are thankful to Allah final point, what are some practical tips to be thankful we mentioned how to be thankful the blessings of thankfulness? What are some of the practical tips from the prophetic advice? First and foremost, our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that look to people who have less than you to feel that thankfulness one of the obsessions of our Western culture is that we
always look to the elite or the higher the mighty or the billionaires, we look to the top 1.1% and their lifestyles, the Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. No, don't look to them. Look to those are profitsystem said that you have been blessed over in the dunya look to those who are struggling, go to the team, the orphans and then see Al Hamdulillah I have a house over my head. Look at the situation of the refugees look at the situation of those struggling and then thank Allah hamdulillah This is the first thing Do not compare yourself in a dunya we send to those that are above you. Secondly, Hadith is in Timothy our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said Khun Connie and be
content with what you have to clean ash coronas you will be the most thankful of all of mankind. If you are content, not greedy, you're happy with what you have and hamdulillah I have good health I have good wealth hamdulillah I have family hamdulillah if you are content, you will be assured in us the most grateful of people number three, our Prophet system advised that we should make dua to Allah to help us thank him he said to more either bingeable in the famous Hadith or more I love you for the sake of Allah so make sure you make this drop after every single Salah what is the DA guys you all know it
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And help me to worship you perfectly. And the final point our Prophet system said that if you want to be thankful to Allah, then thank the people who have helped you as well. Because when you don't thank the people, then you are arrogant. Anybody who helps you, anybody who's done a favor on you, you should thank them because that will give you that humility. And you will see that Allah is using so many people to bring hair and Baraka to you. Our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said whoever is not thankful to others who have helped him is not thankful to Allah subhana wa Tada. So these are simple pieces of advice from the sooner how we can be thankful we pray that Allah subhana wa tada
makes us of the shack Guinean and inshallah will continue tomorrow.
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