FEAR OF GOD TO MAKE YOU FEARLESS
I had a friend who would always speak about getting married ?. He would joke about it ?, always keep telling his plans ? to get married, and always express his wish for it. He was permanently moving overseas ✈️ and in our last meeting he quietly admitted he was actually scared of marriage.
Fear is natural emotion. But fear can ruin or save a person, leading him to eternal bliss ⛲ or the lowest of damnation ?.
Dear Muslim, know that the most virtuous of fear is the fear (khashyah) of Allah. Fear Allah, for indeed the fear of Him will lead you to Paradise ?. Allah says:
إِنَّ الَّذِينَ يَخْشَوْنَ رَبَّهُم بِالْغَيْبِ لَهُم مَّغْفِرَةٌ وَأَجْرٌ كَبِيرٌ
Indeed, those who fear their Lord unseen will have forgiveness and great reward. (Surah Mulk, 67:12)
The fear of God is a worthy trait, it is a blessed gift ?.
O son of Adam, will you not fear Him when the sinless angels ?️ fear Him?
وَيُسَبِّحُ الرَّعْدُ بِحَمْدِهِ وَالْمَلَائِكَةُ مِنْ خِيفَتِهِ
And the thunder exalts [ Allah ] with praise of Him - and the angels [as well] from fear of Him. (13:13)
Has your heart become harder than stones ? , that you fear not Him, when there are stones that fall down from His fear?
وَإِنَّ مِنْهَا لَمَا يَهْبِطُ مِنْ خَشْيَةِ اللَّهِ
And there are some of them (stones) that fall down for fear of Allah . (2:74)
Will you not fear Him, when the mountain ⛰️ would come apart from fear of Allah, had Quran ben sent down to it?
لَوْ أَنزَلْنَا هَٰذَا الْقُرْآنَ عَلَىٰ جَبَلٍ لَّرَأَيْتَهُ خَاشِعًا مُّتَصَدِّعًا مِّنْ خَشْيَةِ اللَّهِ
If We had sent down this Qur'an upon a mountain, you would have seen it humbled and coming apart from fear of Allah. (59:21)
The fear of Him will save you from being afraid of other things. It will make you fearless and brave ?️.
الَّذِينَ يُبَلِّغُونَ رِسَالَاتِ اللَّهِ وَيَخْشَوْنَهُ وَلَا يَخْشَوْنَ أَحَدًا إِلَّا اللَّهَ ۗ وَكَفَىٰ بِاللَّهِ حَسِيبًا
[ Allah praises] those who convey the messages of Allah and fear Him and do not fear anyone but Allah . And sufficient is Allah as Accountant. (33:39)
Know that for those who fear their Lord, their Lord will be pleased with them, and they with Him ?.
رَّضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُمْ وَرَضُوا عَنْهُ ۚ ذَٰلِكَ لِمَنْ خَشِيَ رَبَّهُ
Allah being pleased with them and they with Him. That is for whoever has feared his Lord. (Surah Al Bayyinah, 98:8)
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