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Friday Khutbah

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hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa people to the more terpene well that would wanna hit the aloe Ptolemy why Shawanda ilaha illallah wa hola Sharika I shadow under Mohammed and up to Hoover su sobre la voie de vida Le he was happy woman da da da what he was tender be Suniti Illa unity

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was southern to Sleeman Kathira Ahmedabad bad photo secret enough secret Taqwa Allah azza wa jal was certainly what we call ad hoc Suparna. I was a biller, even a shaytani regime. kolu nacinda ecotours mode.

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We're not blue a combi, shoddy one Haley fitna, la Nataraja.

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All praise is due to Allah Lord of the Worlds.

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Surely the best reward ultimately, is for those who have Taqwa.

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Surely there is no animosity except for the oppressor. And I be a witness that Allah is one and has no partners. That Mohammed, the son of Abdullah, is a servant, his last messenger. May Allah always constantly send peace and blessings to Mohammed to his family, his companions, all those who called his way and establish his sunnah to the day of judgment as to what follows Allah subhanaw taala has revealed in his mighty last revelation

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words that are critical to human existence. Words that penetrate the superficial

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that are not only relevant in this world, but continue. And Allah has told us insert NBR verse 35,

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every soul must taste death.

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And we will test you with good and evil,

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and you shall all return to us.

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And so Allah subhanaw taala tells us in divine revelation, that no matter who you are, no matter how rich you are, how powerful you are, you have to make a transition out of this world into the hereafter.

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But in this world, we will all be tested,

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we will be tested with good things, and evil things.

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There will be a test of an overabundance of wealth, and they would be a test of calamities.

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And this is the condition of human beings. We are walking on a path that is thinner than a razor blade.

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We don't understand sometimes how quickly our lives can change.

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Allah told us he will test us with good and evil.

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And we see the western part of Canada.

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And one of the newscasters in describing the calamity that has struck British Columbia.

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He said that whenever we wanted to look for crisis, to understand environmental catastrophe, we would have to turn our televisions on and look somewhere else in the world.

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And no doubt British Columbia and Vancouver as one of the highest standards of living in Canada, which means one of the highest standards of living in the world.

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But with a twinkling of an eye.

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Allah subhanaw taala allow that would happen as a test to human beings, the rains coming down

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in biblical proportions. And so now the country considered one of the safest on Earth is in a state of emergency.

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And so we will test you with good and with evil.

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Never forget humanity, your reality. And Muslims having the last Revelation

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are more responsible to understand the verses of Allah and to implement this into our lives. Because we are also being tested.

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And we need to see ourselves as a family, we need to see ourselves as the Prophet SAW seldom said, as one body.

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If one part of the body is sick, the rest of the body responds to that.

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But yet, and still,

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the test is getting more and more pronounced.

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Those with wealth in our nations are reaching the highest standard of material wealth. And those under the test are being put in tremendous catastrophes in the Arabian Peninsula.

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I just heard news from a family member intubate. And they are in the Emirates they are celebrating. They are having the expo.

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They are having the highest standards of foods being delivered to them flown in from all over the world.

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The highest level of electronic gadgets,

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anything you want, in the material world is there in front of you.

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But at the same Peninsula, to the south of the peninsula in Yemen. It is the worst famine on Earth, hundreds and 1000s of babies dying,

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suffering

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like no other place.

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And so the test of the good and the test of the evil and the companions of the Prophet SAW seldom used to say that when we were with the Prophet peace be upon him it was da it was difficult.

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But he man

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was strong.

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But when he left us, and the wealth poured in upon us, we don't know

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our fate.

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And so sometimes the difficulties

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our reason for Allah's blessing on people,

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Oh you who believe

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our greatest challenge

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after the challenge of a shirt below, and that is polytheism.

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Our greatest challenge, I believe in looking at Islamic history and our conditions, is not external. It is internal. It is something inside of our self that we have to come to grips with.

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Because otherwise we will live in alternative universe

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in a bubble, without understanding our brothers and our sisters, but what we analyze ourself, and the issue of the self is the heart. And the province of Southerners told us in the field, just that the motiva either somewhat subtle gesture to call you were either faster that faster just to call to Allah, we hear

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that in the body, there is a lump of flesh.

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If it goes right, the whole body

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will be right. But if it is corrupted, then the whole body is corrupted, and that is the heart

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and the heart is our conscience. As a physical organ, it is a unique physical organ. And the new scientific discoveries have found out that the first system, one of the first systems to form in the baby when the baby is being formed. One of the first systems is the cardiovascular system. The heart is the first area being developed in the embryo. And the heart cells pulsate.

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They pulsate there is no other organ in the body.

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That pulsates with energy as the heart of a human being.

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The heart is the is the protector of the life force. Literally the life force of the human being is being pumped out of the heart, and the heart affects the brain. It affects the emotion, it affects everything that the human being does.

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And that heart is our conscience.

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And the prophets all Sanlam

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used to say very clearly to his companions, when one case the companion came to the Prophet SAW Solomon said, give me advice, what should I do?

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And the Prophet told him is definitely Kalbach. Ask your heart.

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Look inside of your conscience. It is the doorway to the soul.

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And so the great Allama have studied the heart in the same way they have studied the fic of making widow

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or making Sadat the outward manifestations. There have also been great scholars who have looked at the inward manifestations. And these inward manifestations have become critical for us today. Because we are under this tremendous test.

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And one of the great scholars who lived in the Sahara desert region.

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Check us man den folio Rahim Allah,

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an African Muslim scholar

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who was one of the great Bulama who looked inside

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and follow the tradition tradition of Imam Al Ghazali Rahim Allah and CDFW MedStar roop Rahim Allah and other scholars who have had mastered the PFIC

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of the outside and then mastered the fifth of the insight. He left us 10 practical points.

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And I want to look at these points we need to try to understand what happens to a person when wealth comes to them. What changes our relationship with each other.

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This is critical.

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It is so

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Critical

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that Imam Abu Hadi Rahim Allah,

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in looking at the issues of the day of resurrection

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has brought

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an amazing tradition.

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And this has great relevance to us today.

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Abu Saeed on footring Rhodiola. One, report that the Messenger of Allah Alayhi Salatu was Salam has said, the believers will be saved from the fire,

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then they will be kept on a bridge between paradise and hell.

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They will settle their accounts with one another, for any wrongs, that existed between them

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any wrongs in this world until they are purified and cleansed,

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and will then be permitted to enter paradise.

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And then the Prophet peace and blessings be upon him said, by the one whose hands is the soul of Muhammad.

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Each of them will know His dwelling in paradise better than he knew his dwelling in the world.

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And so the believers in between Paradise and Hell,

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they have to settle the scores in between themselves, because they're not fully purified.

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And this is something that we need to consider ourself

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to settle what is between us to understand what is going on with our hearts.

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Chakras man Rahima Hola, and the 10 points,

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has said number one is an Hassan.

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It is jealous. And this is a quality which will destroy the heart. It is like acid, it will burn up the good deeds

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to be jealous of a person because they have some material progress. Number two,

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the fear of poverty.

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And the fear of poverty drives people to do

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unbelievable things. Let's think about ourselves when we think of these 10 points. Think of your heart. Think of your relationship with other Muslims. Think of your relationship in this world number three,

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keeping more wealth than necessary.

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In other words, holding things. I don't want one car or one house, but I want to

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I want three.

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I want a villa

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holding wealth and seeing other people starving to death.

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But yet feeling a fear of losing the world's

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number four

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holding suspicion against Muslims. So we're done. Let's think about ourselves to use suspect other Muslims. Do you pre judge another believer and that sewer done is one of the worst qualities that can affect the believer. Number five practical questions coming out of the middle of the desert

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by the great older mind.

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Number five testing common Muslims with theological questions, spending time questioning other Muslims and judging them because of their beliefs instead of teaching them or training for them or praying for them. But it's putting them to the test number six.

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obstinacy in one's own opinion, in other words, being stubborn. My opinion is the only opinion

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and in many cases when an issue comes there's more than one way to solve it.

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Number seven

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elevada anger and uncontrolled emotions,

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uncontrolled emotions, we have to learn to calm ourselves down. Let us think about our families, husband and wife,

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parents and children

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masjid and Masjid

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one tribe and another tribe. Number eight,

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greed and ambition.

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The greed show one of the original sins what he has to be

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the greed, which is now making the rich richer, and the poor are poor. Number nine, and these are practical points, Elijah haste, when it is unnecessary,

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doing things too quickly.

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And this is the age now everybody wants quick, quick like everything must be done right away, the instant generation. And the Prophet saw them said Elijah Lemonis, she thought that haste is from the devil.

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So when you are thinking about getting married,

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when you are thinking about your education, when you are thinking about your community, when you think about your future, take your time.

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Because doing it too quickly,

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is from the devil. And number 10.

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Excessive love of food and drink. When people start to love food, they don't eat to live,

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but they eat, to enjoy eating.

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And when this comes in, it kills the heart. It corrupts the very inner being changes our relationship with each other in our families, in our communities and in our world. And it can destroy our path. But Allah subhanaw taala has given us an opportunity to change this, to change that which is inside of ourselves. He has given this Omar an opportunity he has given us as individuals an opportunity. So let us take this chance. If you have a score if you harmed another Muslim,

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even if you were right.

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Don't feel too proud to say I'm sorry. Forgive me.

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settled the scores before the Day of Judgment. When we will be in between paradise and help hoping to reach into Jenna May Allah subhanaw taala help us to purify our hearts. May Allah subhanaw taala help this woman to purify and cleanse the evil within itself? And may Allah accept us to be those who will enter paradise with no account Akuto Cali howdah was stopped for that day welcome, Lisa it was to meet him in Cali London is step zero Inaho over four.

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