The love for Allah (SWT) and Ar-Rasool (SAAWS) should override any other love.

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The love for Allah (SWT) and Ar-Rasool (SAAWS) should override any other love.

Allah (SWT) said.

"Say: If your fathers, your sons, your brothers, your wives, your kindred, the wealth that you have gained, the commerce in which you fear a decline, and the dwellings in which you delight are dearer to you than Allah and His Messenger, and striving hard and Fighting in His Cause;


then wait until Allah brings about His Decision (torment). And Allah guides not the rebellious folk." [At-Tawbah:24]

Thus, the essence of love should be due to Allah and His Messenger, so too with the obedience. For the obedience is due to Allah (AWJ) and His Messenger, and pleasing is due to Allah and His Messenger,

"But it is more fitting that they should please Allah and His Messenger (Muhammad SAAWS) if they are (true) believers." [At-Tawbah:62]

Also, (contentment with) the provision (from Allah and His Messenger) is due to Allah (AWJ) and His Messenger (SAAWS):

"If only they had been contented with what Allah and His Messenger (Muhammad SAAWS) gave them." [At-Tawbah:59]

As for Al-'Ibaadah and that which relates to it, such as reliance, fear, etc., they should not be to any except to Allah (SWT) Alone. Allah Ta'aala said.

"Say: O people of the Scripture (Jews and Christians): 'Come to a word common to you and us that we worship none but Allah, and that we associate nothing in worship with Him, and that none of us shall take others as lords besides Allah.' Then if they turn away, say: 'Bear witness that we are Muslims.'" [Aal 'Imraan:64] Allah Ta'aala said,

"If only they had been contented with what Allah and His Messenger (Muhammad SAAWS) gave them and had said: 'Allah is Sufficient for us. Allah and His Messenger will give us of His Bounty. We implore Allah (to enrich us)."' [At-Tawbah:59]