Seeking Refuge in Allah #01 – Introduction
Channel: Zaid Shakir
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Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala CD mursaleen Sayidina Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa sallam testament kathira as salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato. This is ma'am they check you and I'm here to share something with you brothers and sisters, as we enjoy the blessings of Ramadan, the blessing month of Ramadan. And that's something from the words the wise penetrating inspiring words of the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam well Mondays we related by Apple Cider Qadri. May Allah be pleased with him that the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam made the bed blessings and peace of
Almighty Allah Almighty God be upon him. He saw one of his companions Abu Manar, sitting in the masjid outside of the prayer time, so this immediately caught the prophets attention sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he figured something's up was when mama Abu mama here and the prayer isn't being convened. So we inquired about that and Abu mama responded saying, my worries and my dead on messenger of Allah, the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam hearing this, he said, shall I not teach you some words? Which by by which Allah will drive away your worries and dispense of your debt? And I will Malmo perked up and he said certainly all mess in your Villa Bella your
rasulillah and the messenger of law he said if you say what to say this at the time that you rise up in the morning, and when you recline in the evening the following words those words brothers and sisters and this is what we'd like to share Allahumma inni are all the weaker mineral heavy what hasn't? What are over because mineral agassi well, castle, where are you becoming a Jubilee? What?
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So this Hadeeth, which is related by Abu Abu Dhabi,
the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he says, and teaches Abu murmur and by extension, he teaches all of us his oma, Oh Allah verily, I seek refuge with You, from worry, and from sadness, or grief,
a better translation from worry and from grief and I seek refuge with You. From incapability, weakness, lack of motivation, all of those terms embodied in the word Archie will castle laziness, and I seek refuge with you from cowardice and stinginess. And I seek refuge from you with you that I might be
overwhelmed by debt, or vanquished by humans. This Hadith is related by Abu Tao before going into the various phrases that are expressed, when we want to focus our attention on the estado overbeek. I seek refuge with You. As we all know we recite the Quran before reciting the Quran. Rather, we seek refuge with ALLAH responding to the Quranic verse that that orders us in command us commands us rather than either Cora tell Cora and fester is built. When you recite the Quran seek the protection of Allah. First there is Billahi min ash shade on your regime seek the of the protection of Allah against the curse it rejected Satan. So first day belaire seek the protection of Allah. Brothers and
sisters This is a powerful word. First there is biller. What does it mean? Our although, although means ltg Oh, it means that I seek refuge and protection with you and who best can protect us who better rather, can protect us other than Allah subhanho wa Taala is the best of protectors. The best one for us to place our trust to deposit our trust and for Nirmal Nola wa Nirmal veneer malware kill the best of those to protect the Nirmal Lola and the best of those to entrust our fare to whenever men were killed. So we seek refuge with Allah we take shelter with the law and as the
World hurls it's it's buffeting winds, and it's battering rains. And it's pulsate. It's Pullman, ating
waves at us.
We need protection brothers and sisters. And the best protection is bufala and teju. Wow. possiamo and I hope fast to Allah.
anything in this world is amenable, open to failing us? Unfortunately, many things won't hopefully. But there's no guarantee. How many times has a devoted spouse failed their mate? How many times has a loving parent been felled by their children or vice versa? How many times have seemingly trustworthy neighbors felled their neighbors, and we can go on and on and on. And those things don't happen every day. But they do happen. And when they do happen, they remind us that Allah tala will never fail us. So before we hold on to the spouse, and we should hold on to our spouse, and the spouse appreciates being held on to both figuratively and literally, and we should hold on to and
trust in our neighbors and we should trust and hold on to our relatives, our family members, our kith and kin. But before that, first and foremost, we should hold on to Allah wa tasi mu b Billa. Wha tahseen will be huddling home furthest to the rope that Allah extends to you though. And while possiamo belaire hold fast to Allah subhanho wa Taala because Allah tala will never fell us as is described or mentioned in the Quran. For Kurdistan stem second order what are the one who holds in clean store law has grasp a firm handhold that will never break. It will never break brothers and sisters so it's a laws pulling you up, that grip will never slip. We might let go. We might let go
but a lot of Tyler will never let.
So while Towson will be less so our possible our oval, our tassimo so I seek refuge and shelter with Allah. I hold on to Allah subhanho wa Taala. And sometimes it seems like this all we have, and we're blessed. If you believe our brothers and sisters, you're blessed. Because you can hold on to a law when everyone and everything else in the world seems to be failing you you can hold on to a law. What about the one who doesn't believe and has nothing or no one to hold on to? For many, the path for people in that position is suicide, depression, despair, before the believer The path is hope. And the path is enhanced faith and the path is increased certitude that Allah subhanho wa Taala will
never fail. Our possiamo are over belaire so I take shelter I seek refuge with ALLAH, I hope fast to Allah. And finally, at the Hassan I seek Allah I fortify myself with Allah subhanho wa Taala these are days brothers and sisters where we need strength
and what better what's stronger? What more trustworthy and reliable fortification can we find then Allah subhanho wa Taala
ltg our possiamo at the hustle belay subhanho wa Taala min ash shaytani r rajim. So as we recite the Quran, we seek refuge and protection and we hold fast to Allah and we fortify ourselves with the law from Satan the kurset the Hadeeth were mentioned and will further explain inshallah with fortifying ourselves with the law and seeking protection with the law from other things. But here we're starting in these introductory marks by just mentioning shaytaan. Because brothers and sisters shaytaan is, as they say, having a field day with people today. You see people they lose their faith, they wake up in the morning, as our Prophet predicted sallallahu wasallam The day will come
about when we're witnessing that day those people literally wake up in the morning to send you a text message in the evening. I don't know if I believe anymore.
When people who are stable in their marriages one day the next day, they're seeking divorce from each other.
When you find people who have abundance and so much plenty and so much excess, that they don't know what to do with it. Yet they refuse to share
Brothers and sisters, this is all from the effects of Satan. And why is Satan called Satan? He is called Satan because he is a rebel who tomorrow read, will tomorrow read, one who has rebelled against his Lord. One refuses to implement the commandments of his Lord, one who refused to accept the system of morality and ethics that has given life to civilizations throughout continents in Africa and Asia. In Europe, and the lucea. Both the and other places. He refused brothers and sisters, he rebelled and secondly, shot thou shalt honor to be distance because of his great great distance from Allah subhanho wa Taala Subhana Allah, consider this out over below. I seek refuge
with ALLAH protection from Allah.
I hold fast to Allah. I fortify myself with Allah, what's the common denominator in all of those terms, brothers and sisters, the common denominator is in nearness. You can seek refuge from afar, you have to come close, you have to be sheltered. That in that requires a very close proximity to the source of shelter. If it's pouring rain, and I want to take shelter from the hailstorm
and the tree is up the street, three blocks away, I can't take shelter. But if the tree is right there and I just duck under the tree, proximity closeness to hold on literally very close.
You're holding on proximity to fortify yourself within figuratively speaking again, proximity
was shaytaan at all the biller so I'm coming close to a lot to be protected from Allah. I'm coming close to a lot to hold on to Allah. I'm coming close to a lot to be fortified by a lot. Min ash shaytaan who is distance from Allah, because of his rebellion, brothers and sisters, come close. Seek refuge, seek protection, hold fast to Allah subhanho wa Taala because
Allah will never fail you. The world will fail you. Shay Tom would definitely fail is mentioned throughout the quarter and the ways that he fails the person.
Allah will never fell by Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah bless all of you may you have a blessing Ramadan, may you have a Ramadan where that closeness that we are talking about, to Allah subhanho wa Taala to our Lord that is palpable that you can feel it. And you can experience an every prayer, every unit of prayer, the tarawih and the other prayers, every page of the Quran that you turn, every Subhana Allah every one Alhamdulillah every shockula for the blessings of iftaar they all of those, each and every one of those actions bring you closer and closer and closer to Allah subhanho wa Taala. And when Ramadan passes, that indeed all of us are enjoying that refuge. All of us are
holding tight to that hand that that handhold that will never break. All of us are fortified by our Lord ready to go out into the world and to engage whatever the world sends our way to see memes a check here as salaam alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh