Ramadhan 10 – Al Ghashiyah 19-21 – Bite your tongue – Rabanna 4

Asalam aleikum warahmatullah wabarakatuh. I am a victim of this all the time May Allah make it easy for me. We need to learn how to hold our tongues and only speak as and when necessary. My mother told me something that will take me a while to forget and as hard as it gets to put in practice, the times I do it, it saves me alot and I usually get more out of it. She told me to not always have an opinion, to not always have something to say about everything even when I know it. To sometimes just listen and keep le mouth shut. By Allah this will only grant you good and that is from experience.

Lets avoid talking just because we feel the need to. Lets try to make our words count because we will have to account for them at some point. You can never be faulted for saying nothing!

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the servant may say a word for no reason other than to make people around him laugh, yet by it he plunges farther than the distance between the heaven and earth. Verily, a man stumbles with his tongue worse than he stumbles with his two feet.” Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 4484

Ya Allah please make the words that come out of my mouth sweet to those that hear them and may I only utter that is good to me on the dunya and akhira. May I only say that which pleases you and keep away from that which will earn me your wrath. May my words make a great impact on all that they land on. Ya Allah keep us upon the truth!

Al Ghashiyah 19-21

وَإِلَى الْجِبَالِ كَيْفَ نُصِبَتْ – 88:19

And at the mountains – how they are erected?

وَإِلَى الْأَرْضِ كَيْفَ سُطِحَتْ – 88:20

And at the earth – how it is spread out?

فَذَكِّرْ إِنَّمَا أَنتَ مُذَكِّرٌ – 88:21

So remind, [O Muhammad]; you are only a reminder.


13. Our Lord! Not for naught Hast Thou created (all) this! Glory to Thee! Give us salvation from the penalty of the Fire [3:191]
Rabbana ma khalaqta hadha batila Subhanaka faqina ‘adhaban-Naar
رَبَّنَا مَا خَلَقْتَ هَذا بَاطِلاً سُبْحَانَكَ فَقِنَا عَذَابَ النَّارِ
[آل عمران :191]

14. Our Lord! Any whom Thou dost admit to the Fire, Truly Thou coverest with shame, and never will wrong-doers Find any helpers! [3:192]
Rabbana innaka man tudkhilin nara faqad akhzaytah wa ma liDh-dhalimeena min ansar
رَبَّنَا إِنَّكَ مَن تُدْخِلِ النَّارَ فَقَدْ أَخْزَيْتَهُ وَمَا لِلظَّالِمِينَ مِنْ أَنصَارٍ
[آل عمران :192]

15. Our Lord! We have heard the call of one calling (Us) to Faith, ‘Believe ye in the Lord,’ and we have believed. [3:193]
Rabbana innana sami’na munadiyany-yunadi lil-imani an aminu bi Rabbikum fa’aamanna
رَّبَّنَا إِنَّنَا سَمِعْنَا مُنَادِيًا يُنَادِي لِلإِيمَانِ أَنْ آمِنُواْ بِرَبِّكُمْ فَآمَنَّا
[آل عمران :193]

16. Our Lord! Forgive us our sins, blot out from us our iniquities, and take to Thyself our souls in the company of the righteous [3:193]
Rabbana faghfir lana dhunoobana wa kaffir ‘ana sayyi’aatina wa tawaffana ma’al Abrar
رَبَّنَا فَاغْفِرْ لَنَا ذُنُوبَنَا وَكَفِّرْ عَنَّا سَيِّئَاتِنَا وَتَوَفَّنَا مَعَ الأبْرَارِ
[آل عمران :193]


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