Seeking Refuge in Allah #04 – Cowardice & Avarice

Zaid Shakir


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AI: Summary © The history of Islam is discussed, including predictions of Islam being a "harb vi" and the use of harbives and fourier words. The importance of courage and military courage is also emphasized. The importance of spending money on military courage and avoiding consequences is also discussed. The importance of military courage and not being afraid of consequences is also emphasized. The segment ends with a discussion of the importance of being a fit reflection of one's experiences.
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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 A salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakatu. This is mamzer Shakira and we are continuing our wonderful engagement with the Hadith of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, as he instructed about all manner whenever all manner as related by herbicide or Qadri or the Allahu anhu. One is Sahaba dhv that the Prophet came upon Abu Mammon the masjid outside of the prayer time, he figured something was wrong he inquiries of all mama informs him that he's overwhelmed by worries and debt. The prophet SAW Selim

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asked them shall I not teach you some words if you were to say that Allah would drive away your dad and he would dispense you would drive away your worries and dispense with your dad and of all mammals? Of course, certainly messenger of Allah. And the Prophet sallallahu wasallam instructed him if you say at the time that you rise in the morning at the time you recline in the evening, Allah in the old ob came in and had me while husband, where were all the weekend in an agency world castle where are all becoming a Jubilee while Bohol were are all becoming developed at the new Cairo region.

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Although dispenses we said with your driveway your worries dispense with your debt. I want to say something about this hadith that we didn't mention previously. This Hadith as we mentioned, is related by a Buddha owed. Many of the scholars say the Hadith is weak, but it is supported by sound Hadith such as the Hadith. This version related by Abu Zeid or Qadri.

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Another version related by Anas bin Malik is in the psyche of the men and Bukhari. And the difference between the two just the wording at the end of the Hadith where, and it's been very related that the Prophet sallallahu Sallam said woman dalla Dany, Alcala Patel Reja. So from being vanquished by debt and overwhelmed by humans. So the Hadith is supporting substantiating

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narrations that strengthen it and enhance its usability. So let us continue with the part of the Hadeeth that mentioned where our ob came in a Jubilee while bajo that I seek refuge with you from cowardice and from stinginess or miserliness. These two are related brothers and sisters.

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The four cardinal virtues as we mentioned by mem ella vasarely, and then expanded on that Nathan here lumad Dean, are the following

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hat and hikma wisdom, shot shujaa courage, I

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added an effect. So justice and temperance. Those are the four cardinal virtues amongst those virtues is shared courage, and courage.

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As mentioned here, I seek refuge with you from cowardice. cowardness is the opposite of courage. So, I seek refuge with You yo Allah, I strengthen myself and fortify myself for you Yeah, Allah, that I am not afflicted with coldness, but that I have courage and the prophets of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was described cannot Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam at ash Ganassi. He was the most courageous of people on the day of who name when initially the Muslims are routed by Benny, whereas in Benny who was in they were expert archers, and they led an ambush for the Muslims. And when the Muslims reached the point of the ambush, they should rain the hell of arrows down upon

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them, and everyone was fleeing away except the Prophet sallallahu wasallam he continued to advance and he was saying an bu like cadott and Abdul Abdul muttalib I'm the Prophet this, this is no lie. I'm the son of Abdul muttalib. And if when and the Muslim seeing that they rallied behind him sallallahu alayhi wa sallam this just one small example of his courage. But courage brothers and sisters, is considered one of the great foundational virtues. In other words, it gives birth to so many others. Once

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That courage gives birth to his truthfulness or cynical emanates from a Shenyang. Why because a truthful person is not afraid of the consequences of the truth. So the little kid in the candy jar has got chocolate all over his teeth and crumbs all over the counter. Did you take the cookie? No, Mommy is afraid of the consequences of the truth is going to get a little spanking. It's going to get discipline. So his fear of the consequences of the truth leads them to live. We say fib in this case, they get a chance to grow up and

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retain his innocence, if you will, but so, courage ushja.

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You will need a setup or two well it as said, courage gives birth to honesty. Another thing that courage gives birth to is generosity. Because a courageous person isn't afraid of the consequences of poverty. A courageous person isn't afraid that if I spend this dollar

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I might not get another one. They're not afraid. So the miser holds on because he or she is afraid. And the courageous person spins and Ramadan, brothers and sisters, this is the time of spending. This is the time of spending can Oh, as we mentioned, the Prophet sallallahu Sallam was the most courageous of people but he was also the most generous of people, as we said, is being the most courageous. He has to be the most generous. Cannot Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam edge word unless you were Edward ma akula Thea Ramadan, Hannah yelapa who gibreel Thank you daddy. So who are en la Cana rasulillah he saw Lola when he was selling mahina yellow called you Bri roofie Ramadan

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edge wider Thea Caden Mina Mina mina reham were Silla, that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was the most generous of people in the time he was especially generous was Ramadan when the angel Gabriel would come to him and review the Quran with him. And when the angel Gabriel came to him or in Ramadan, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was more generous than the free blowing wind. The wind is generous, it scatters the seeds everywhere. It says the cool refreshing rejuvenating breeze everywhere doesn't discriminate. It doesn't hold back over here and send it over there. Few in the neighborhood when the Bleep breeze blows through it touches everyone. And there's just so

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much can be said just on that. And not to digress well let us digress, because Ramadan is the time for spending. We're Edgware de metrio Khufu Ramadan Hailey yo gibreel for you Teresa who corps at the time was especially generous was Ramadan when jabril came and reviewed the Quran Why is that? Because as jabril reviewed the Quran with him. What is he passing? periodically?

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Women merasakan noon feel cool and they spend from what were bestowed upon them. Yeah, you Hello, Dina and Phil Coleman. merasakan koblin yo yo, Moon cobbling yo yo Mola de roofie he will akula gwala Shiva McAfee Runa Homer volley moon are you believers spin from from what Allah has bestowed upon you before less they'll come upon your day there will be no spinning. So the reading verse off the board then tell me bureau how to feel home in that head bone you will not attain righteousness until you spend from that which you love.

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Like I said, bura into Well, do you have control and mission toward Margaret Willa Kindleberger, Roman M and Abdullah young will give you anyone malarkey would crab well Naveen We're at helma Allah Allah her behavior will correlate with your demo. And they spend the wealth despite the love for it. So he's reading, then reviewing the Quran in his review, reviewing and internalizing these verses of spending, and he spends sallallahu Sallam his courageous, so he spins and these two are brought together in a beautiful Hadith. We mentioned the day of who named after the Muslims regrouped, and they captured just valleys of lifestyle.

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And those Amanda aka Robin Harris, for Atal Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, an akara been habits the habits were done many lavonne me want to Bukhari he gave him a valley of lifestyle for Raja

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in a coma he fell called Combe s limoux in Mohammedan Yachty Otto

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And then yaksha

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and akara went back to his people and he said, Oh, people become Muslim. Because Mohammed spins like a man who doesn't fear poverty, where overbey can mineral Gibney was bajo.

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And I seek refuge with you from countless and stinginess, the enamel hammer then your tea, our pa and mela yaksha farka. So, when we seek refuge with ALLAH and we find shelter with Allah, and we hold fast to Allah, and we are encouraged by Allah, encouraged when given coach,

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by our proximity to Allah subhanho wa Taala. Then bajo is driven away from us when our overbeek Mila Gibney was bajo. Allah seek refuge with you from countless from stinginess, this is to consider the wisdom of our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in the power, His words and the depth of meaning. Let the law handle Allah.

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Then Allah Allah, this is Islam brothers and sisters. And so we will conclude with something we said. Cana Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam henna Yella, ko huji briella gibril furon Madonna edge wider minella Haiti Phil Haiti mineral mineral Rehan morcilla he was more generous than the free blowing wind. Brothers and sisters the winds of the laws mercy of blowing and Ramadan. Our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was related to have said to our rodu Elena had your material become expose yourself to the gentle breezes of your Lord mercy.

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So the police is applying how do we expose ourselves brothers and sisters? How do we call like this to catch their breeze. you've all had that hot humid day, especially if down south in Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida is hot, muggy, humid, summer day, 90 degrees 98% humidity and then the weather shifts and the wind direction changes in that cool breeze blows down from the northwest. And you just expose yourself to it. Yes. And so the reasons of blowing in Ramadan, expose yourselves brothers and sisters through your prayer. This is how you do it. You don't do it like this. This is how you do it for the physical wind. Before the spiritual winds of

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Allah's mercy that are blowing and Ramadan, you do it with your prayer. And you do it with your core. And you do it with your our rod in your car, your thicker your remembrance of Allah you litanies and your supplications and you do it with tarawih and you do it with your fasting aluma Raja Bell humbly after you mentioned this hadith he says that in the Leela, he never had your tea, your free will be having your share on a bed. He says Verily Allah has gentle breezes of His mercy that he touches whomsoever He pleases from his servants. One then I saw that too. Sorry the SA had attended Yash bar the other day, and one who's touched by one of those breezes of Allah's mercy,

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experiences bliss, so deep so profound, that he or she is never saddened for the rest of eternity.

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Sad a Desa either to lash bother her at that better.

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This is it brothers and sisters, and one way it starts seeking refuge where our old will become in heaven Milla. Germany will bow with your protection with your shelter and holding fast to you a lot of strengthening myself fortify myself through your law. I will escape

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the clutches of countless stinginess and I will move into the realm of courage and generosity, the prophetic realm and strive to the best of my ability ability to be a fitting reflection of the prophetic light, the courageous the generous, prophetic life. This is mammas a shack here again, ruminating on this beautiful day that our Prophet tada sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Till we meet again. Salaam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh