Wednesday, 29 July 2009

More Prayers Less Worries.....

Many times in life we pray, but we don't receive specific answers to our prayers. There are many reason why we do not get our payers answered. And in the result we feel sick, broken, disappointed and defeated.
I think it is very important to understand that why our payers are unanswered and how to get answers to our prayers.

And your Lord said, 'Pray to Me, I shall acknowledge your call. Undoubtedly those who are too proud to worship Me, soon will enter the Hell despised. Surah Al-Mu'min : Ayat 60

It is reported that Ibrâhîm Bin Adham (Allâh have mercy on him) once passed through the market of Basrah. People gathered around him and asked:
"O Abû Ishâq, Allâh the Exalted says in his Book. ‘Call on me, I will answer your prayers’, but we have been calling on Him for a long time and He does not answer our prayers."

 Ibrâhîm replied,
"O people of Basrah, your hearts have died in respect to ten things:

First, you know Allâh but you do not give Him His rights;

Second, you have read Allâh’s Book (Quran) but you do not act by it;

Third, you claim to love Allâh’s Messenger – Allâh’s peace and blessings be upon him – yet you abandon his Sunnah (life style of Prophet Muhammad Peace Be Upon Him);

Fourth, you claim to be enemies to Shaytân (Satan) but you conform to [his ways];

Fifth, you say you love Paradise yet you do not work for it;

Sixth, you say you fear The Fire yet you put yourselves closer to it [by sinning];

Seventh, you say death is true but you do not prepare for it;

Eighth, you busy yourselves with the faults of others and disregard your own;

Ninth, you consume the favors of your Lord but are not grateful for them; 

And tenth, you bury your dead but take no lesson from them."

Many times it happens that Allah doesn't answers our prayers because we don't have a relationship with Allah (God).
First we have a strong relationship with Allah (God), then follow His commend and seek direction from Allah in every matter of life. Our will should obey His will. After developing a bond with Allah we feel comfortable while we come to Allah for our needs and concerns. 
Prayer is not a magic button to escape that process. By compelling us to make an effort, Allah (God) gives us the means to truly grow and learn by sufferings. Allah answers all prayer, sometimes the answer is "no" I have a better plan for you, sometimes it is "not yet", and other times the answer is "yes". But most of the time we do not understand His intentions, His will and teachings due to our limited wisdom knowledge.
We must be sincere to Allah. If we become serious about a relationship with God, then we understand that God is always teaching us.
Payer is a natural part of relationship with Allah.

Don't panic just pray: 
Allah answer our every prayer but not in the way that we hope. Firm faith is what is required in prayer. Allah (God) hears the prayers of everyone. When someone does not receive an immediate, favorable answer from Allah (God), he or she then assumes that Allah (God) either didn't hear the prayer or doesn't care to answer. We must have trust on Allah's integrity, His compassion, love, wisdom. Allah always gives us what is better for us. Allah answers different prayers in different ways,  He is aware of what is the best for us.
Think positive let every thought affirm that you have the answer to your prayer. Allah (God) is always there for your call (prayer). The lines are open. Toll-Free. Pick up the phone today.

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