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R rajim Bismillahi Rahmani Raheem

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in Alhamdulillah wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah

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Allah Allah He was Javi woman wala

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McGee brothers and sisters in Islam Salaam Alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh.

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Firstly, we begin by praising Allah subhanho wa Taala

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we praise Allah subhanho wa Taala for everything that he has given us, we praise Allah, for creating us as believers. We praise Allah subhanho wa Taala for giving us the columella Allah Illallah Muhammad Rasul Allah, a great Nehemiah. A great blessing from Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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That out of so many people in this world, out of 7 billion people in this world, Allah subhanho wa Taala has chosen you and I to tread the path of La ilaha illAllah Muhammad Rasul Allah,

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a great niyama a great blessing given by Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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We should thank and praise Allah subhanho wa Taala for giving us this gift that he has not given the others, the gift of Islam.

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And this is something that unites each and every one of us.

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The Deen of Islam is something that puts us together makes us united under that banner of La ilaha illAllah Muhammadan rasul Allah. When you go and ask other people, what are you? Where are you from? They will tell you that I am an Australian, they will tell you I'm an American, they will tell you I'm Canadian. I'm a Pakistani, I'm Fijian. I'm an Indian. I'm a Bangladeshi, I'm an Arab. They'll tell you all of these national, national nationalistic ways of himself explaining others about themselves. But they do not realize that Islam is the thing that unites all of us together.

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It is Islam that comes before any of your national countries. We are first and foremost Muslim before we are Fijian. We are first and foremost Muslim before we Australian. Well, first and foremost, a Muslim before we are Pakistani, Bangladeshi American, whatever you may be. This is what unites us. This is what is so unique about Islam.

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And ask yourself this question. When you look at Australia in general, when you leave Australia to go to another country, and if they asked you, where are you from?

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You would usually say to that person that I'm from Australia, because you really from here, you live here. So you tell that person I'm from Australia. Likewise, if an Australian goes to another country, and he says the same thing, and Ozzy he says the same thing I'm, I'm from Australia, I'm going to show you

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a bag a person who, whose background is from Fiji. And if someone asks him, Where are you from? They'll say I'm from Australia. And this is common. This is general everyone does this, because what unites us Australian see is that the fact that we are Australian, that is what unites us here in this country. But what unites us as Muslims, is the fact that we are all under the banner of Islam.

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When we go to Hajj, we see so many billions of so many millions of people, about four or 5 million people gathered together in the harem, circling around the Kaaba doing tawaf or in the sorry, from safa and marwah or when they are throwing the Mirage, or when they are standing in the place of artifacts, wearing that white clothing, what unites all of them, the fact that is the white clothing they're wearing and the fact that they are all Muslim. This is what unites them.

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This is what is so beautiful about Islam. It doesn't see what color you're from either you're white, you're black, you're red, you're yellow. Anything you may be what unites us is that the fact that you're a Muslim? Isn't that beautiful? Isn't that amazing? Isn't that a beautiful gift that Allah subhanaw taala has given you and I in mother Uppsala, we stood in line, all of us in the same sauce 123456 have, we all stood together, shoulder to shoulder, foot to foot, leaving no gaps, praying behind the Imam glorifying Allah subhanho wa Taala, saying Allahu Akbar, we submit to Allah, what unites us all is that the fact that we are Muslim, the fact that we are Muslim, this is the beauty

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of Islam. It doesn't see who is the richest out of the people in the south, it doesn't see who is the most poorest or the people in the south. It doesn't see all of that. But what it seems that that the fact that you have stuck with the fact that you feel a loss of panna huhtala, the fact that you raise your hand, say that I submit to Allah, and you fold your hands, all of us together in one song. Isn't that amazing? Isn't that beautiful? This is unity. This is Islam. And this is probably one of the most important things. One of the most important aspects of Islam is the Brotherhood. There are sort of laws that Allahu alayhi wa sallam and Allah subhana wa Taala ordered us to have

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this broader, this connection that we are supposed to have with one another.

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Allah subhanho wa Taala he says, In a minute for us, awaken what tabula rasa come to hormone, which means the believers are like brothers to one another. So promote peace and reconciliation among them and fear Allah that you may receive mercy. Allah subhanaw taala says here that every Muslim is a brother. Every single Muslim is a brother to another Muslim. This is who we are. This is how Allah created us. And this itself is so important in the eyes of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, that the first thing that he did the first action that he took, when the Nation of Islam started in Medina, when he migrated from Mecca to Medina, we know the reasons they were persecuted. They didn't

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have their own place. So they will ordered by Allah subhanho wa Taala, to leave Makkah, and to enter Medina. And what was the first one of the first things that associate Allahu alayhi wa sallam did, that he found very important was to strengthen that brotherhood to strengthen that brotherhood. And when you analyze the situation in Medina, there were people who we know as they're called the Ansari,

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they were from two groups, the outs and coverage. And if we learn or read about the history of the US and the history is full of war, the history is full of battle. They envied each other, they hated each other. And, and for that reason, so many wars took place, they needed a savior. They needed someone to come and unite them together. They needed that person and they knew that that person is Mohammed Salah Allahu Allah yourself. They knew that Mohammed salam wa sallam is the only man who is promoting unity between the different classes of people.

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The O's thought that they were more superior, the president stood that they were much more superior. So they approached Susa Allahu alayhi wa sallam, they embrace the religion of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And they asked him to come to Medina and establish the state of Islam. So when Susana Salah migrated from Mecca to Medina, he brought with them the mahadji rune from Makkah, the people of Makkah, the Muslims of Mecca. So when they migrated, Rasul Salam knew the situation, the mannequins, or the mohajirs of different types of people, even though they were all Arabs, but they were from different backgrounds. They had a different culture. And the people in Medina are different. And

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also Salam knew very well, too, for Islam to survive, or for the Muslims to live peacefully together, he has to create that brotherhood between them. That's what he has to do.

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So the first thing he ordered that one on thought he will be a brother of a mohawk. And he did that with many and many of these habits, and one classic Hadith. We all pretty much know about this, where Allah said Allahu alayhi wa sallam gathered together after Ramadan even out radi Allahu taala Informatica and Sahib and Ravi Ravi along Thailand who, who was an unsavoury so those who saw Salaam told them that you two are brothers. You two are now brothers.

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And they understood the meaning of brotherhood. Now, like us, we think we understand the meaning of brotherhood, though it's always nothing I've seen I've seen, it's always myself, myself myself. That's all I care about. We don't care about others. Islam is not caring about yourself only. But Islam is caring about others more than yourself. And this will help us understood the meaning of brotherhood. When they embrace Islam, they embrace Islam home fully.

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That's who they are. They understood it. Well. We are Muslims, just by name, Muslims, we are Muslim, so that we come to the ministry and people can see us praying salon that we need to go beyond that. We need to show Islam sincerely with a heart and the Sahaba is understood.

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When these two sahabas got together, Saudi Arabia or the Allahu taala, and who he said, he said to me now for the Allahu taala,

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that I have lots of property, I have money, I have wealth, I will give you half of my wealth. Imagine if you have in your bank account at the moment. $100,000 sitting there, right? And a brother came to you, or a brother asked me for help of someone, someone who's poor, none have the same status, but someone whose pool? Can you imagine for yourself? Can you ever give half of your wealth to that person? ask yourself that question. It's very, very hard to do it. But the sahabas understood the meaning of brotherhood. And not just that, imagine if you had two wives. Imagine if you had two wives, and you tell that brother that I will divorce one and marry you to her something

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almost impossible for us to do. But Saudi Arabia or the Allahu taala. And he wanted to do that, because of that love for that brother who was an immigrant. So panela This is the love they had with each other. This is the connection they had, even though they're from different class, or maybe from different backgrounds. But look at that love. Look at that brotherhood.

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So what did God allow? What did he say? He has given to me I wanted know, he knew he can do it. He knew that he can. He was able to get married himself. He knew he's able to do business and gain some wealth. So all he said, just showed me the marketplace in Medina.

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And Saudi and Roberto Long Island showed him the marketplace. He went, he did some business with Yogi Berra, he used to buy and sell so much so that within a few days, he was able to get married.

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And so upon when he got married, he was walking in the street and, and there was some yellow hand on him. So it also saw silom saw him and he asked the man, what's this color on your face? Because that color is usually for the woman who used to put on themselves after they get married. And under Admiralty law when he said that I got married on a suit of law. So Samson was shocked. He was thinking he just came from Mecca to Medina with nothing. How was he able to get married? He asked, What did you give him a hug? What did you give him a hug. And now for the alarm said, he said that I gave an equal amount of gold to a date seed to a date. See, that's how much gold I gave.

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And that was a lot. So Salah was amazed. Sarah Susannah was so happy and said Hola, Lima, do olema because this is an amazing opportunity for brothers to get together and know that he is married.

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So look at that brotherhood, a unique story. Between two brothers. We didn't know each other at all, but because they understood the meaning of Islam. They understood when they embrace Islam, what it means they understood the meaning of brotherhood, they got together, and they helped out each other. Allahu Akbar. And this is just one incident. This is just one story out of many 1000s of stories that you can find about this. How does radi Allahu taala who is mine?

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My brothers and my sisters, it is something very important to understand that brotherhood can be destroyed very easily. brotherhood can be destroyed very, very easily. And I'll share with you a few points of how brotherhood can be destroyed. Number one, having negative assumptions about each other,

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having negative assumptions about each other. When you think about someone else, your brother, for example, any Muslim, if he does something,

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you start having negative assumptions about him.

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Let's say for example, he invited a few people in his house for dinner. And he was close to you. He had a party and he didn't invite you to the party.

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He didn't invite you to the party. You start having these negative assumptions. Why can you invite me?

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Does he hate me? Does he envy me because I've got a huge house. Does he hate me for any other reason? This is now let's say thumbs up but you

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to attack you, why didn't he invite you, the shaitan is asking you constantly whispering in your ear, start having these negative assumptions.

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But then later on, you found out that that person just completely forgot to invite you. He completely forgot. And he came to you the next day apologizing, he came to the next day calling you over for dinner again, that negative assumption can create hatred. And this is very, very, very dangerous. Number two, spying on each other.

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And this, this is any way you go, you see Muslims spying on each other. And it happens in a political stance as well, where people go spy on their brother, in order to dump them in

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to the Asia for example, or dopamine to the police, or dog, they mean for any other reason. They want to create problems with one another. So they go and spy and see what they do any little small action or any wrong thing they do. They go and tell others about it. They spy on them. And we know how dangerous spying is.

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So saddam even said that if you hide the fault of your brother, if you hide the fault, you see someone you're not because you're spying, but because it just happened to be in front of you. That person did something wrong or a sinful act.

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And you saw it. And you did not tell anyone you covered that fault of your brother, Allah subhanho wa Taala will cover your focus on the Day of Judgment.

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Because everything on the Day of Judgment is going to be cleaned front of you, what did you do the good that you did and the evil that you did? It will be in front of so many people imagine the embarrassment when Allah subhanaw taala talks about the sins that you have committed in front of your father, in front of your wife, in front of your mother in front of your children. Look, imagine the embarrassment that you're going to have. But if you cover the faults of others, Allah subhanaw taala will not announce your sins in front of people on its own you silently Allah will come to you and no one will be able to eat.

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This is the beauty of covering the sins of others, Allah will cover us. So spying on each other is a grave sin and something that must be avoided.

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backbiting, backbiting creates this, this distrust and also it creates that breakage of brotherhood.

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When you backbite about each other, what are you really doing? You were talking bad about him?

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You were talking bad about him even though he might not have done something wrong. But you were talking bad about him to others laughing about him?

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Allah subhanaw taala he says in the Quran, in many places about backbiting

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while you will equally whom as Atul Lumumba,

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what is the last part that I say here?

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curse wave, discursive Allah, Allah all these paddles will be upon those who back bikes and not just backbite. Even this facial expression that you make to a brother

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is considered backbiting How is that when you are talking with someone and you see a brother walking past you, You don't like it? And you make this facial expression like this. Look at him and you smile and you look at him and you laugh. That is considered backbiting that is considered a major sin that you have just committed. So Pamela, even that action, Allah hates, even that action is so severe. That is why Islam encourages that bond, that type to stop all these backbiting happening.

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And for this Allah subhanaw taala says, Yeah, you have Lavina Manu, ag attorney boo tesira me no one in Nevada Vani Islam, Walla,

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Allah subhanaw taala says, Yeah, you Valentina. Oh you who believe are we believers? Are we believers? Yes. So Allah is addressing all of us. Oh, you who believe he attorney boo Kathy Romina. One. Stay away from negative assumptions. For verily these assumptions can become since wallet registers and do not spy on each other.

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And do not backward about each other. Are you able to come up with Allah?

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Allah is asking us a question. This sin of this act. Would you like to eat the flesh of your dead brother? You can't even imagine it right. For courage to move. You will hate it. What a colossal fear Allah subhanaw taala fear Allah subhanahu wa taala in Allah tala below him. But Allah says at the end, that he is the one who forgives

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The Most Merciful. So why is he saying he forgives him is the Most Merciful because we are sinful people. We do backbite about each other correct? No one can put a hand up and say we've never been beaten about someone, no one can do that. Every one of us are guilty. But Allah says at the end, in the law at the level of him, literally under must forgive forgiving of the Most Merciful. If we commit such an act, turn back to me and and repent to me, and I will answer you, I will give you forgiveness. That is the mercy of Allah subhanho wa Taala. Number four oppression.

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When you oppress one another, when you hurt each other by calling them names by swearing at them by physical abuse. This is oppression. This is bull. And what is the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said he says, I'll Muslim Muslim law. Allah you know, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says that a Muslim is a brother to another Muslim, so do not oppress Him and do not give him away to an oppressor. Do not oppress Him and do not give him away to an oppressor.

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So he is your brother, he should be connected to you always. You should not oppress him in any shape or form in any way. And do not give him to someone who oppresses people do not make him friends with someone who who always abuses people. Make him away from Him save him from that. This is something very, very important.

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Number five jealousy

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and jealousy is very common amongst a lot of us. We see even from our own brothers and sisters that are blood related. If you see that one has more than the other one has a beautiful wife than the other one has a huge house compared to the other one has a nice car compared to the other one has a lot of money compared to the other. That is when I thought and starts attacking your heart and saying Look what he's gonna look what you're gonna look what he's gonna look for to God, then you start envying that person, then you start feeling that jealousy for that person. You want that. So then that jealousy can turn into evil is that evil I can turn so nasty, that it can destroy you and

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it can destroy that person. And that is something that is absolutely forbidden in Islam.

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This is something that can break even the blood relations apart. And this happens many many places. There are many cases amongst Muslims where this happens. Stay away from this.

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The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said he Yakumo hazard for email hazard he has an ad Kamata Allah

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Subhana Allah, Allah Sallam said, said that stay away from jealousy, keep away from jealousy. So rarely jealousy eats away the good deeds that you have done. So the good deeds that you have all the accounts that you are accumulating any envy that you have with one another or jealousy that you have, that has said that you have, it eats away the good deeds. So your account is getting less and less and less, just like how fire eats away the wood. Just like that.

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Have you ever seen firewood I'm sure all of you have. And you light a fire what happens to the wood, it burns up so quickly. So your deeds can just burn up so quickly. Something very dangerous. Number six, hatred, hatred to one another. And hatred could be in many different forms. Make sure that as Muslims do not hate one another.

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You might have more than you, you might have less than him, but do not hate him for what he has to not hate him for something that he'd done to you, which was maybe a bit evil, try to forgive him do not have that hatred because he can break that that that bond of brotherhood, the post that Allahu alayhi wa sallam he said in a hadith when two brothers hate each other, when two brothers hate each other completely, and they do not speak to one another for more than three days. And if they die upon this hatred, they will not smell the fragrance of jungle.

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So how can we hate each other? When Allah subhanaw taala also saw some emphasize on this point. Imagine just ask yourself the question Who do I hate? Who do I hate? Ask yourself and then ask yourself the question. have I spoken to him recently?

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If you haven't, at least say Salaam to him, and he's going to come and say Salaam inshallah, that will

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make sure we do not have that hatred, that envy, that that jealousy. That spying that you do. All of these things. Take it away from our hearts. Take it absolutely away from our hearts.

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Be aware of this thing that we have in our mouth, the tongue. The tongue can destroy

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brothers, Blood Brothers, sisters, a father and a son. A mother and a daughter. It can destroy anyone. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam says men

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Jana umino Bella, he will he will ask you

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if you believe in Allah subhanho wa Taala. And if you believe in the Day of Judgment, then speak good or remain son. Don't say a word because this thing in your mouth can break up relationships so easily.

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Always as Muslims, it is a part of the characteristic of a Muslim to speak good every single time. How can we strengthen the Muslim Brotherhood? What are the steps we can do? What are the things we can do? One of the most common things that we can do is say Salaam

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say salam to one another. When you see someone

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when you see a Muslim brother approaching you do not turn away from him and walk. Do not turn away from him and walk. And I've seen many, many incidents that Muslims in this Masjid they say Salaam to the ones that you know. They say Salaam to the ones they know what about the rest of you brothers and sisters? Brothers sorry sisters, two sisters, of course. Whatever the rest of your brothers. What can't you say Salaam to them. Who are they to you? They are your brothers in Islam. Whoever you see in your path they say Salaam to him. Whoever you see shake his hand. Because that what what unites you is that Islam that you have?

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And assuta lawcet Allahu alayhi wa sallam said, I'll show Salam binaca constantly say Salaam to one another. wherever you may be say Salaam say Salaam say Salah.

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And I mentioned this story to you before so I'll cut it very short. Just by this Salaam, a brother who was going to the same school as I was he used to say Salaam to any Muslim he sees and he used to hug him and shake his hand just because of this the non Muslim staring and looking to a 33 of them embrace Islam just because of this Salaam. He loves the other brother for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala. So look at the impact the Salaam has, and the Hadees of Rasul Salah. He said that when a Muslim meets another Muslim he shakes his hand and say Salaam Alaikum.

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Allah subhanho wa Taala starts forgiving his sins, forgiving sins until they apply until they apply. So imagine that moment that you with that brother. Imagine if you come to the masjid and you said Salaam to 10 people. You shook their hand. Imagine how much things that are less

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Amazing, isn't it? That sins can be forgiven like this.

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Number two, again, very easy to do. smaller one.

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Smile at your brothers. Sisters smile at your sisters because this creates that bond. This creates that love and you might think smiling but also saw some emphasize of smiling. He said smile because it's a charity. If you smile, you get the reward of charity. So when you greet someone smile at that person

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it doesn't work that way. When you see that person look at him. The suits are seldom whenever he whenever he says Salaam to someone when he greeted even though the cursor is next to him. He wouldn't just turn his head and say Salaam he would turn his body, his body Look at him smile at him and shake his hand and say Somali there was the Messenger of Allah for the love honestly. So do we do we think that we are more superior than a fool? Do we think that person coming here and just shake his hand and walk off? Now look at him smile at him say Salaam Alaikum ask him how are you? How was your day that creates that bond.

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Number three, care for others more than yourself. This is something very hard to do, isn't it? To care or to love for someone more than yourself? Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says now you know hadoken Hector you hit bolyai Hema you hit bulleen FC, a hadith where every one of us should memorize la you mean hydrocone Hector you hit by a female you're capable enough see

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that none of you believe until you love for other Muslims more than yourself more than yourself. And Armando the alarm once upon like a monster Susana Ministerio de su de la I love you more than anything else except for myself. Can you say to those who love that I love you more than anything else except for myself. What they also saw some say he said Mashallah Good on you know, he said not yet. You need to love me more than yourself. later on. I'm one of the lucky one realized. And he came to those who salmonicida Rasul Allah, I love you now more than even myself. And what did Russell Sasson say?

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Now you have tasted that sweetness Yama. Now you are a true believer to love. Obviously, first Allah subhanho wa Taala Rasulullah sallallahu wasallam your parents, your brothers, always have them ahead of yourself. When you do this, you will help each other move. You will always have these thoughts about your brother or your neighbor next to you. You will constantly think about those who are suffering in Burma. You will constantly think about those who are suffering in Syria because they

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Your brothers and sisters? How many times a day do we make law for them?

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How many times a day? Do we literally make law for our brothers and sisters who are suffering in this world today? Well, how many times do we make one for ourselves only? Let's see, let's see, let's see, it's only ourselves, right?

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But what about our brothers and sisters who are suffering? What about them?

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That's why you need to love them more than ourselves. Help them any way, shape or form you can. This is brotherhood,

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support each other.

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The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said, in the minoli, mini in the middle macmini Kobe tan, you should do.

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That also salatu salam, he said that a Muslim to another Muslim is like a building, like a house like a building. They support each other, the walls, they support each other. Right? If a wall breaks, what happens to the building, it collapses. So we are Muslims that support each other. When someone is suffering, you support him, you pick him up when he needs help. When you see him suffering, if he can't walk, you help him walk, if he can't lift his bag up at the airport, you lift his bag up at the airport. All of this creates brotherhood and the others are watching you. The others are watching how generous you are, how kind you are to others. And that attracts them. You

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know, all these things that we are doing anything all the Brotherhood that we are talking about right now, it is a path to dollar. This is what Tao is that way. He's not saying hey, become a Muslim? No, they always also by your action. So this Brotherhood is through action. And they see this. There are many cases where they see people or they see how generous or how kinda Muslims are. I'll give you a little story.

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A man who was a non Muslim, he visited, I think it was Yemen. It was going past he was a non Muslim. And as he was passing, he lost his way.

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And he ended up in a little village. So I saw someone walking on the street. It was a Muslim. And he said is any hotels close by? So the man said, there's no hotel here, but come stay with me. So the man took him to his house. Actually, this non Muslim was with another non Muslim, they were traveling together. So they came to the house. He was very dark, no streetlights, the house was the the house of all joined together.

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So then this Muslim told the two men to stay here this summer house stay here. He cooked for him. They ate, and then he spread the mattress, they slept.

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The next day one of the men, he went outside. And he saw that that owner of the house is actually getting up from under a tree.

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And then the man asked, What are you doing on the tree this early? So later on, he found out that this man actually slept under the tree.

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And then later on when this non Muslim find out found out, he said, What are you doing? This is your house while you're sleeping under the tree. Because when suddenly it was sunrise. He actually saw how small his house was. His house was very small. And the man asked what did you do such a thing. And he said, You're my guest, you're a traveler, you're my guest, and I'm a Muslim, I need to take care of my guests. And so panela just because of that this non Muslim started learning about Islam, he saw the beauty just from this man. And after a couple of months, embrace Islam.

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Amazing. These small actions that you do

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the non Muslim see it and they embrace Islam. give gifts. When you see each other when you see each other after a while, give gifts once in a while. You don't have to give $100 gift, you can give something very small, because when he gives someone a gift, they feel this love between each other, they feel it. They feel that you care about me. That's what you have given me a gift. And so upon. There's so many Hadith where Susana Musa encourage the eyes of the law on her to give gifts to her neighbors, to give gifts to her friends, versus ourselves to give gifts to others, because it creates that attraction and that bond and that relationship. So make sure let's not lose this

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sooner.

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meet each other constantly.

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No long lesson shallow means each other constantly.

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And one of the best places to meet is right here. In this semester. We meet your five times a day, almost some of us five times a day. We come in here we see each other, we greet each other we say Salaam we pray the same stuff. This creates that love this creates that attraction with one another. This creates the bond of brotherhood. A mystery is not a place to fight a mesh It is a place to know each other to create that harmony to create that peace. That is why Russell solemn encouraged the Muslim brothers to come to the masjid for salah and pray together. One of the reasons is so that they can they can increase that love and that brotherhood. We want one another

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This is where we meet. This is how we should join brotherhood Juma Uppsala, after Juma Salah Juma is located, as Ross said, after Jew masala when you go out, don't just walk off, go out and meet your brothers, meet your brother say Salaam to them say How was your day unless you have a job to go to. But if you have free time meet them, go and meet your family. This is the time this is a and also the a praise. When you go to a praise, that is a time to meet each other a time to join that brotherhood. And last point, there is more points. But these are the most most important points that I found. And the last point is forgiveness.

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When someone does something bad to you, or something wrong to you something that you hate, it's it's very hard to forgive that person. But once forgiveness starts coming in your heart and you forgive your brothers, you forgive your sisters, Allah subhanaw taala creates that bond together, that brotherhood together. And that is so beautiful.

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And Allah subhanho wa Taala he says, from an alpha was love, who Allah, whoever forgives, and whoever reconciliations between brothers, then they very word is with Allah subhanho wa Taala. What does that mean? That means Allah can give as much as he wants to that person.

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Allah can give as much as he wants to that person when you start forgiving each other, something hard to do, but if we have this, it will be an Islamic characteristic and Islamic identity, which is to forgive one another. Mistakes happen. Mistakes do happen, we are all Muslims, we can hurt each other. Because we are in some way. We are human beings. But when that happens when you when it is your fault, note that you should go and ask forgiveness and that brother forgives you. So my brothers and sisters know that Brotherhood is something very important in Islam

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and to strengthen the Brotherhood.

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Which means that you are indeed fulfilling one of the Sunnah of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. This is the pathway of peace, a pathway of unity, a pathway of tranquility and a pathway to enter Jen, which is our Kamala Harris, who nikoli Heather was talking to La la de Mola, composto fellow. salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.

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Next Friday for the

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mini lecture

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for this

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amazing video

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he had to close it up to where to take it finished the points that he

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didn't show

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so

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photocopy I'll give it to

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know each other

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he for a long time

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before he marriage

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You know what he's saying? He's

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making more children

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Whatever. I'm not give it to him. He not working for almost 30 years.

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He got the six grandchildren.

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When he always say good friends. You always say the friends I got a big problem.

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I tell my friends, look, brother.

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You open all the books about Islam. If you want to know is healthy was not healthy for you when you search amaravati Have a look.

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The Salah Gemma is the best gym in the world. Yeah.

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Yeah, I tell him the best gym in the world. scratchy a little bit. You solid really perfect. He go like this. Yeah,

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of course, of course. And he said his back

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We know that I'm gonna tell him look I tell him the time will tell the time and never finish even kiama because time everybody did only yo will care but still

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the time will tell

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what happened last few weeks find out he just started

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because not a brother used to work one morning he passed away.

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He always do every most in Sydney for free. Sometimes we go to mostly rock in the morning they open up the

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pathway.

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Yeah, he's like well, he's alive now. The government is stealing the money.

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I know so many people.

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Yeah, you know what you used to do? Brother said

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if you see like if

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you want to tell the government these people

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are cheating.

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stealing the money brother. I remember in your pocket now you got the Elizabeth Elizabeth the Second in your pocket do yeah. Yeah.

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Don't tell me exactly. Exactly.

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Actually, we are we are fortunate one one way that we are living here. Fortunately, not not in a not in every aspect of life. But 14 a way that we are free to to form a religion.

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You know, you go to some Ayesha Tara. He went to Lebanon and he went to many Arab countries. They are

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enterprise. America. My Auntie's husband bowling.

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And I go to this place. Suddenly the TV was

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happening here.

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These people talking about but yeah.

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Oh

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yeah, of course. Like you're responsible for them. Of course. Absolutely.