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The Straight Path As Sirat Al Mustaqeem

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Abdur-Raheem McCarthy

Channel: Abdur-Raheem McCarthy

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and today's hookah

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inshallah Hosanna.

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I was not sure what I was going to talk about.

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Especially because we're on the doors of Ramadan.

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But the fact is that I'm here in Doha. And this is the first quote that I've ever given in Qatar. And Allah Allah, maybe it'll be the last we never know what the junior has in store for us. So I focused on something that I found would be beneficial first of all for myself, and for my brothers and shadow Dinah.

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And when I started to reflect on what we've been official, obviously, hundreds of ideas came to my mind.

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But when I started to look into Surat Al Fatiha, and I had given him before lectures, and hospice about Idina to guide us about guidance and he died in Islam.

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I looked at the second part of the

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if the not to what to the subtle tonal stuff theme, and

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I decided inshallah to make today's

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about the optimal stuff theme. And I asked myself, if we were to go to the Muslims today, and to ask them, What is the Serato Mr. P,

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this straight path that we asked Allah subhanho wa Taala to guide us to 17 times a minimum in a day of 17 times

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what most Muslims know what it was?

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And I said to myself, I don't think they would, they would say it's the straight path. What is the straight path? How do we know that we're on the straight path? Are we on the correct path or we're on the wrong path?

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So what is the symptoms? The symptoms the team is the path that is clear.

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That leads to the agenda of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And as Eden gettier Rahim, Allah says, instead of seeing that, even though the scholars have to see of them of a city, that they they're about their statements about what is the settle to muster theme. They're so different in so many, he said, but all of them go back to one meaning and that is to follow the Quran and to follow the sooner so following the Quran and the Sunnah means being honest that often Mr. P.

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Here, someone might ask a question.

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How do we know that Phil and everybody says they're following the Quran and the Sunnah. So what how do we know the difference? We say the hamdulillah that Allah subhana wa Taala has warned us by saying what they'll say at all times the demon for tiberiu while at the tiberiu stuben, founder of Beekman, CBD, Allah subhanho wa Taala. He made it very clear that this is my path, the straight one

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so follow it

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And do not follow the other paths because they will make you go astray on the path of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And as they came, and the hadith of Abdullah Masood radi Allahu Allah, when

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he mentioned the province that Allahu Allah He was sending when he was with his companions, there'll be low and home, that he drew a straight line on the ground, he drew them a straight line. And on the side of this line, he drew a whole bunch of small lines on them next to them. And he said, had the subito love the one in the middle, this is the path of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And on the side of it, all of these small lines, they are the path the other line or the path of [???] at the end of each path, there's a sheath on calling to it. And then he read the verse that I just read, to you, Mr. Demon, to the end of the verse, Allah Azza wa sallam. So now we know that there's going to be

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many paths, and the only correct path to be the straight path. The correct set Ultimate Team is the one in the middle. Some people might say, it's still unclear how do we know which one is which because everyone's still saying the poor and the sooner we sell hamdulillah that our beloved Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he did not leave us in the dark. He continued another Hadith to show us that his oma would they would deviate and break up into different 673 six, and he said, all of them are in the Hellfire except for one and the Sahaba below him, they were curious, what is this one? They will not be in the hellfire. So he said, Can I Li McCann Allah here lumos hobby, what I am upon

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today and my companions. So now we see and we learn that the setup and listener theme

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is basically built on three pillars following the Quran

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and following the sooner

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on the understanding of the Sahaba while the Allahu anhu.

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And the Sahaba when we talk about this, how about all the law, we see that they are the ones who Allah subhana wa tada praised in the Quran, praising them,

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that he is pleased with them and they are pleased with him. And they are the ones that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, they are the best of generations, the best of generations is his companions without the law, no mess, he said. And they are the ones who witnessed

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the revelation from Allah subhanho wa Taala, when the ayah came down to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and they are the ones who learn the sooner from the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and then strove to teach it to the woman to spread it throughout the earth.

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These are the three pillars, that you know if you are following them, and you are clinging to them, then shala you are on the straight path. And this is why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he said

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that I'm leaving with you

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something that if you hold tight to it, that you will never go astray after me. He tabouleh was suniti

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the book of Allah subhanho wa Taala and my sooner and he said in another Hadith, the Hadith

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when he said that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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gave them a sermon. And they said that it fills their hearts with fears, and the tears start to run in their eyes. And they felt that it was a farewell sermon. So they said to him, oh, Steena to give us advice, what do you advise us with? So we started to advise them at least Salatu was Salam with different things. And then he said,

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Wiley can be suniti was to Natal. Hola, Rashi Dena, main body of Diwali have been? What? Yep. And one more, more for inoculum in beta wakulla, datain, Valhalla wakulla de la.

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In this Hadith, they asked the proposition to give them advice. So he started with different pieces of advice.

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But the majority of the Hadeeth was taken from the end part where he said y Li can be suniti it's upon you to follow my sooner and the sooner the horrify Rashidi, Abubakar and Omar and earthman and Ali robiola and the men have this habit, the methodology of this habit, were with him, he ordered us to follow his suit and to follow the way of this habit of the law. And he told us and the Hadith, abu allah had been urged to cling to it, even as even if it's with your teeth. He's showing the emphasis is on the importance of holding on to the sooner he lives with your teeth, you hold on to it. And then he warned us about that which has been invented in the religion and that which has been

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invented in the reading

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is a bit that is an innovation in all innovations will lead to the Hellfire May Allah protect us from that the tsunami of our beloved Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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It is just like that what's in the Quran? We find people today who will tell us where is the evidence from the Quran, you say the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he said this. They said, No, we want an ayah verse from the Quran. So Panama, Abdullah wrote what they love and

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he said when he mentioned the famous How do you think

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about Allah subhanho kurse certain people will do certain things from tattoos, the women who trim their eyebrows,

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etc. He mentioned the Hadith.

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A woman said to him, I do not find what you're saying. In the book of Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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And Abdullah he's not a normal, so happy. He is one of the most knowledgeable sahab nffc the understanding of the book of Allah subhanho wa Taala. So he said,

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barely if you have read the Quran, you have found what I'm saying? She said I've read it from cover to cover, and I have never seen what you're seeing. He said you do not see the statement of Allah subhana wa Tada, why am I tell Komodo moto Sulu, Amanda, how can I move into that? What's the profit size that has given you then you must take it and that which is forbidding you upon that you must leave it. So anything that comes to the Quran, it's equal to that which comes into sooner. Some of the scholars of Islam mentioned that following the death of the Sahaba the statements in action to this habit, there is no path easier and closer to each agenda than following the way of the Sahaba

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will be Allahu anhu

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there's so much to talk about of how to stay firm on this settlements, the theme it would take hope was in lectures to finish it. And we don't have time for that today. And what's meant by the foot Benjamin is just to remind one another so we can hold firm to this inshallah. But I do want to mention four key points when it comes to holding on to the subtleties of stuff.

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The first of these points is that you are not a true believer, until you return to the prophets that Allahu Allah He was sending him and that what you differ and everything in every aspect of your life.

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Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Villa or a beaker like me know how you have chemo coffee Masha jobina, whom don't manage utopian for sinharaja, moto Daydream silly motors Lima

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in this verse, Allah subhanho wa Taala mentions he swears by himself by your Lord subhana wa tada he swears by himself. And he says that none of them truly believe until they return to you. And pay attention in the verse there's three conditions to be a true believer. The first is that you return to Allah subhana wa Taala. You return to a law and that what you defer. Now somebody comes to you and I say, tequila, this is haram. We definitely say no, it's not Haram. Where do we go back to we go back to the real socialism to as soon as we go back to the Quran. So if we don't do that we are not true believers. And then we don't find inside of our hearts, how much we don't find a

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discomfort. When we find the ruling that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has passed in his sooner that He has given. We don't find anything in our hearts against it. Will you still live with this lemma that they submit a false submission to the ruling of Allah subhanho wa Taala and to his messenger.

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The second point that we need to always focus on we're trying to hold firm to this at all times. The theme is that

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in the affairs of the believer, it's not up to us, what we do and what we choose. ulimate is very clear in the world when he said Womack can only move meaning Well, I mean at the end either de la hora, Sulu Imran and Yoko lamacchia. To me, him.

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Allah said in the Quran, that it's not up to a believing man, a believing male or believing female, a moment, let me know and pay attention this because it would have been sufficient for last sukawati to say for a believer because it would have represented the Muslim men and Muslim women because of the importance of this topic. Allah subhanaw taala mentioned the male and the female. And this is a sign when you study in in the knowledge you have to pay attention of the importance of the eye of the verse that's about to come. If Allah subhanaw taala and His Messenger sallallahu Sallam pass a ruling in a fear it's not up to you to say no, I like this. I don't like it. I want to take it I

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don't want to take it. I'll take some of it and leave some of it. That's why I'm also panel Watada said it's up to them have their opinion in the matter, they have to follow it. And then at the end of the verse will may actually learn how to swallow a banana banana Medina for those who choose not to follow him.

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To follow the orders of Allah subhanho wa Taala and His Messenger so the law it was seldom, Allah subhanho wa Taala said that whoever disobeys them that they have gone astray, not just any Ll Balala Medina, a type of a strangeness that is very, very clear. May Allah protect us from that.

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The third thing we need to remind ourselves of we're holding firm to the Siracusa theme and we're traveling down this path to gender inshallah hoteller.

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Is that we always remind ourselves of the danger of leaving this path. Allah subhanho wa Taala says in the Quran, what may you share picado sulam embody matter billionaire who, me Bella Medina houda. We

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mean, Noel Lee Mata Well, honestly Johanna Masato sera Subhana, Allah, in this verse, Allah subhanho wa Taala says that whoever

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rejects or turns away from that which Allah subhana wa Tada.

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And his messenger came with from the Buddha from the clear guidance after it's been made clear to him, and he follows other than the path of the believers, and we're talking about the Serato stuff theme. So this person has chosen to follow other than the path of this ultimate stuff, even Allah subhanaw taala will lead him to himself, and he will make for his abode the Hellfire May Allah protect us from that.

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And the last point I want to point out, when we're holding firm, to the set, Ultimate Team and we're traveling down this path is that we look at the, the verses that Allah subhanaw taala brought in the Quran.

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When he reminds us, of what will happen on the Day of Judgment, and we stand in front of him, and we're held accountable for all of our deeds.

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It has reminded us that this dunya is our only time to prepare. And I want to point out some verses and certain for con as an example, when I'm also part of what Donna says, We omya the volume or idea D.

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The day, the oppressor the person who has impressed himself with doing bad deeds, not doing what he's supposed to not being a good Muslim, not following follow up on Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam not following what Allah told him to do and what his messenger is set up to set up told him to do, this person will be biting on his hands out of regret, because he realized now the chance he had in the dunya he blew it. He didn't take advantage of this opportunity. What will this person be saying? He'll be saying?

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Yeah, LinkedIn Ito tomorrow. sulis Avila. Yeah, way later. Later, Isla

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de la, la casa Bologna, and a decree by the journey. What can I say upon insomnia, Lula, this person will say, I wish I took with the messengers in less than a path that he followed the path of the messenger celluloid him in this dunya when he had the chance, he will say woe unto me, I wish I didn't take so and so as a friend. Because this person, what did he do to you? Why do you wish you didn't take him as a friend, he said, about learning how to create journey. He made me turn away from the remembrance of Allah subhanho wa Taala after it came to me clearly, and then he mentioned at the end of the last verse upon what Allah that is chiffon, he is Hulu, to the to the Hulu trust

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me He is the deserts of mankind. He calls us to his path and he makes it look so beautiful and so easy. But then he will desert us on this on this day, will long Stan this verse, it shows us a hook when verses like this in the Quran, the danger of not taking the opportunity of life to benefit and that which helps us in following the symptoms that came and going down the state ultimate stuff. Also in this verse, we see the danger of befriending those who harm us in our Deen and that's why Allah subhanho wa Taala said in the Quran, yeah, you have Latina M and o la wakulla. Masada tiene O you who believe fear Allah and be with the truthful so the true believer must be with the movements

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those who help him in his Deen and open strive on the set Ultimate Team because the believer by himself is weak with his brothers inshallah he will be strong barakallahu li will barakallahu li walakum Anima Sana whenever any way I can be my female it will take him aku Kohli has ever stepped foot

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in a horrible for him

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Bismillah hirokawa salatu salam ala nabina Mustafa.

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A quick reminder in the second hipbone that at hamdulillah we are just a few days or 11 days about inshallah until we reach Ramadan.

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This is a reminder for all of our brothers and sisters who have not finished their fasting from last year due to sickness or traveling or what have you.

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They must make sure they finish it before the time is up and they will be have to also have at the penalty of paying paying for our feeding a poor person. So need to focus and these days on getting their fasting out of the way if they still have fasting from last year and also we need to become excited during these days. Because inshallah if we reach Ramadan and we're still alive on all incomes inshallah, this is one of the greatest blessings of Allah subhanho wa Taala. In our cellar,

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Rahim Allah, they used to pray to Allah subhanho wa Taala six months that they will reach Ramadan. And then after Ramadan, they will make do after another six months then last month to accept from them their actions and their deeds during Ramadan.

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And when we enter Ramadan, we are not just entering something of routine, we're actually entering a school. And this is why last year when I was asked to give lectures during Ramadan, one of the things I gave a lecture about was a lecture entitled The School of Ramadan.

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The School of Ramadan because you enter this school, it's a school of Columbia. It's educating you. One of the main things we gained from Obi Wan is a taqwa we returned to Allah subhanaw taala. This is just an example in the lecture I gave over 40 examples of what we gain from the School of Ramadan. The taqwa we gain the taqwa we renew our relationship with Allah subhanaw taala we know our a bada or tml all of these things. This is what we need to focus on getting excited about Ramadan and get prepared for Ramadan. read the books you need to know about Ramadan. And I always advise my brothers and sisters before I move on, to make a list to write it down.

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So write it down. What do you want to accomplish in this Ramadan? What do you want to read from the Quran? How many times you want to complete the reciting of the Quran? How many times you will listen to the Quran?

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What do you want to do? What books do you want to read? Then Ramadan? How many volumes of cereal? Do you hope to finish in Oman? What books of Sierra Do you want to read during Ramadan? All these are just examples write them down every person has his own goals, write them down so you can strive inshallah for them during Ramadan is just a quick reminder and hopefully next week inshallah there will be more. Tomorrow no more Rahim Allah Yocum and aloha America. But that'd be benassi with Timothy.

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