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The Verses : Speaking About Rolling Down Tears And Saving Lives | Mufti Menk

Sometimes we dislike someone. So we say things that are unfair and unjust simply because we’ve disliked them. That is unfair. Allah subhanahu wa’ta’ala tells us

Yes, when you are in a crisis when you’ve had someone who’s wronged, you when you dislike someone for a certain reason don’t let that lead you to be unjust with that person. Remember the exact parameters of dislike; don’t let it go beyond that at all.

Allah is telling us to stand up for justice Even if it is in favor of those whom you disagree.

it is important for us also to realize on a totally different note that our duty as human beings is to look out for the other human beings. They are all the creatures of Allah subhanahu wa’ta’ala. It is unfair for us to want to survive at the expense of others.

As human beings we must be concerned for all life. Allah tells us in Surat al-ma’idah that if you saved a single soul, a single person it is equivalent to having saved Humanity because you’re following a good teaching.

At times when we are going through difficulty, I’m sure you and I have tasted. How listening to the Quran, reciting the Quran actually helps so much. It brings us to tears, especially when we’re emotional when we’re feeling low and we hear the verses of Allah (Swt).

Allah speaks about these tears and He praises the tears, the tears of those who cry when they hear the verses of Allah.

Imagine you’re in a crisis, imagine you’re going through hardship and difficulty and then Allah subhanahu wa’ta’ala’s verses bring about a comfort, a soothing feeling.

The Prophetic Teaching In Resolving Marriage Problems: Divorce ⚠️Backbiting | Mufti Menk

Every marriage goes through a little bit of turbulence. If you’ve had a disagreement or a little argument which we should be avoiding but human nature that does happen. It doesn’t mean it’s the end of the marriage. people for every small thing, They say we want divorce or we want out of this marriage that is not the prophetic teaching.

So Allah wants us to try, He wants us to sacrifice whenever we’ve had an issue. We should try our best to make things work. A good communication is essential for a happy marriage.

Some people are divorced when they don’t want to be divorced. They feel that they could have made it work and it is quite depressing sometimes and a lot of anxiety comes into play.

You need to know something Allah says in the Quran giving you a lot of comfort.

The verse number 130 of surah an-nisa if the two separate in divorce, the two have divorced, Allah will bless both of them with His virtue, because He definitely is the owner of great virtue and He is very wise. Allah has broad virtue subhanallah.

So remember divorce is not the end of your life. It could be the beginning of a much happier life. So Allah says when you separate be respectful, you don’t need to engage in mudslinging, speaking bad about the other. You need to worry about yourself to the degree that you ask Allah for Goodness, not just for you but even for your ex-spouse.

Let’s learn to try our best and ultimately if it does end in divorce, it’s not the end of the world.

When you complain to Allah Almighty Remember, He hears you, He will definitely come to your help. But when you have been wronged there is no harm in warning others or even informing them.

How To Be In The Company Of Those Whom Allah Loves | Mufti Menk

Every one of us wants to be in Paradise. Every one of us wants to be in a good place. Every one of us wants to protect himself or herself from the crisis of the Day of Judgment and the afterlife and the Hereafter.

So to comfort us Allah subhanahu wa’ta’ala has  revealed in many places of the Quran. He has told us how we can achieve that goodness.

Amazing! Allah says whoever follows Allah and His messenger that’s all you need to do. subhanALlah.

No Point Of Taking The Life Away As There Is Always A Way Out with Allah’s Mercy | CITOCS-Ep18 | Mufti Menk

Sometimes life becomes so difficult and sometimes the challenges in our lives begin to overcome us due to our weakness of some sort SubhanAllah. Allah knows this people begin to think of the worst and sometimes people start thinking of suicide.

people want to take their lives away not realizing that by taking the life away We’re not going to solve the problem, many people who were in Greater hardship than you are have come out of it after a year, two years or a few years or a decade in such a way that they would have never believed to see the success They saw later on.

Allah subhanahu wa’ta’ala says there is no way that you should ever think of consider or take your life away, because Allah is far more merciful than what you think.

That’s a very clear-cut verse.

You’re a Believer, you believe in Allah. These challenges will come to pass, live a day at a time go, through it because Allah will never allow you to go through that which you cannot cope at all. There is always a way out. Find the way, look for it. Speak to someone, confide in those who are trustworthy. Make sure that you have confided in Allah to begin with, He knows your problem, but you keep on praying to Him and Allah subhanahu wa’ta’ala will open your doors.

So this was a clear-cut verse telling us suicide is prohibited. There is no way you should think about it. No matter how big your problem is, no matter how big your disaster is. There is no scope for this as a Muslim and as a Believer because Allah’s Mercy is far greater than the problems and the issue that you’re going through.

There are other ways of resolving the matter, be strong, be steadfast, be firmed, Allah will show you a way.

Don’t Eat Each Other’s Wealth Wrongly From The Surah Of The Women In Quran | CITOCS-Ep17 | Mufti Menk

Allah warns us about that wealth and Allah says solve the matter, sort it out with Justice and don’t cheat or deceive anyone, also don’t unnecessarily delay. Any of these things would actually cause a huge disaster in your home.

Allah mentions all the laws of inheritance in great detail in Surat An-Nisa, which is a Surah that is named after the women.

Allah says give them their wealth and don’t cheat them. Don’t eat their wealth.

If you want goodness, you need to ask yourself; am I doing something wrong? If you’re in a crisis, if you have a major issue in your life, the first question you need to ask yourself always is am I on the right page in my relationship with Allah? If not, what am I doing wrong? Have I harmed someone? Have I oppressed someone? Have I wronged someone? Did I steal someone’s wealth, primarily the orphans and the widows?

Those are categories of people who are taken care of by Allah subhanahu wa’ta’ala Himself.  Make sure that you have not consumed Hell Fire in your belly.

If you have done wrong, my brothers and sisters, no matter whom you are. This is the time to resolve your matters of inheritance between you your family members, your children, your nephews, and nieces, your brothers, your uncles and aunts, your parents and whoever else it may be the Widow, the orphans.

If you want the mercy of Allah make sure that you’ve given the dues to whom they belong to.

Say Powerful Words “Hasbunallahu Wa Ni’mal Wakeel” To Stop Worrying CITOCS-Ep16 | Mufti Menk

Allah subhanahu wa’ta’ala tells us of a powerful supplication that was made by the prophet Muhammad peace be upon him and his companions during a time that was really really difficult.

حَسْبُنَا اللَّهُ وَنِعْمَ الْوَكِيلُ

Hasbunallahu Wa Ni’mal Wakeel

Allah (Alone) is Sufficient for us, and He is the Best Disposer of affairs (for us).” –Surah Al ‘Imran (3:173)

So with that concern and the difficult situation they made A supplication that extinguished all their fears and worries and Allah subhanahu wa’ta’ala sent help and assistance such that they were victorious over the enemy.

In Surat al-imran Allah speaks of these powerful words actually converted a difficult situation into comfort and actually converted a difficult situation into comfort and ease.

Keep saying Hasbunallahu wa Ni’mal Wakeel Allah is sufficient for us. There is nothing that we have control of but rather it is Allah who has control of it and gives us to a certain extent. in any situation remember Allah is sufficient for us and he is the best disposer of our Affairs. He knows best.

What will help us and how we will achieve the Comfort in our times of Crisis and this is why Allah says actually when you lay your trust in Allah correctly, you begin to understand the plot of the devil.

when I hear people say bad things about me or about Islam and I hear really nasty abusive words slander, whatever else it may be. I’m going to be very patient. Number one. number two is I’m going to improve myself further to become a better person with my relationship with Allah subhanahu wa’ta’ala and in that way it will definitely help me.

Remember Allah upon all conditions; keep your tongue moist in the remembrance of Allah.

We are going through challenging times and we will still go through many different types of challenges. If one is resolved, another one will come. Allah says, that’s the whole reason why We created you, challenge after challenge. So, ponder and reflect over the greatness of Allah to overcome difficulties in life.

How Sins Are Wiped Out And Earn Paradise | CITOCS-Ep15 | Mufti Menk

Unfortunately, we have the devil. He makes us commit a sin at the beginning then when we’ve then when we’ve turned to Allah, he makes us doubt the mercy of Allah on the other hand.

We need to realize yes, we will tackle the devil from the beginning and we will make sure that once we’ve come back to the right page in our relationship with Allah, We won’t allow him to make us falter by thinking that we have not been forgiven.

So there is a crisis in the mind. Allah Comforts Us in Surah al-e-imran by telling us who the people who will earn Paradise are.

Allah says If you seek the Forgiveness of Allah and you’ve changed your ways and habits, then Paradise was actually created for people like you, subhanallah.

You are not going to be judged by your past. Not in the eyes of Allah, your past is exactly that it’s your past, forget about it. Put it behind your back.

The beauty of Islam you don’t need to ever confess those sins to anyone, nobody. When you sought forgiveness from Allah It was wiped out even the angels were made to forget it. So don’t ever talk about it

Paradise lies between sabr and shukr, remember that between the two; thankfulness, gratitude is on one hand and patience is on the other.