The Path to Victory- AbdurRaheem McCarthy (Pt 13)

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The importance of learning the Arabic language and not just getting into a fight for victory is emphasized in Islam. The speaker emphasizes the importance of being patient during difficult times and not just pursuing success in Islam. The discussion also touches on the struggles of Muslims with their religion and the importance of not being a woman and not being a woman in the future. The transcript also highlights the history and cultural significance of Islam, including its cultural significance and its use as a source of pride and wealth.

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in the name of geese we get that

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oh Lord please make these days

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on this film the peace teeth the solution for humanity?

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The path to victory

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what is the path to victory and how can we be victorious as a Muslim Ummah.

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Allah subhanho wa Taala he showed us how to be victorious in the Quran

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and the reality of victory in Islam.

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It's not something that just comes without any effort.

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We are not going to be victorious as an ummah, if we do not follow the religion of Allah subhanho wa Taala

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we have the correct religion we have the truth, so why aren't we victorious?

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Bismillah R Rahman Rahim Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato. Brothers and sisters.

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As you see in this piece conference, 2009

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Masha Allah has been so inspiring, so much happening so much more to come. So please make sure that your friends, families, everyone knows about this, so that we can expand even more sha Allah with the help of Allah.

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Next speaker. Now, I'd like to introduce you to

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Abdur Rahim McCarthy and he is going to be speaking on the path to victory. So just a little bit of a background information on him. He accepted Islam in 1994 and traveled to Sudan to study Islam. He relocated to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to study the Quran and Tajweed and the Arabic language. He was accepted into the Islamic University of Medina and enrolled into the Arabic Institute and then graduated from the Faculty of Dawa and assumed a dean. Now his experience mashallah is quite extensive. Now between 2008 and beginning of 2009 he was a British educational school of Khartoum, Sudan, where he taught he was a teacher of Islamic studies and history and boys basketball coach as

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well Mashallah. He was also the head of Islamic Studies Department. He was a teacher of Islamic studies in both Arabic and English. Other experience includes he was a di e with the World Organization for propagating Islam in Medina, Saudi Arabia in 2006. I was di D with the the Lorraine charity organization in Khartoum. They also have al Muscat charity organization in Khartoum. Elektra act. Welcome to Islam organization in Khartoum. He was a frequent lecturer Islamic culture Association University of Medical Science and Technology.

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Other skills includes commanding a grasp of the Arabic language

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ability to teach in both Arabic and English, strong leadership skills masala good with working with children and colleagues and he studied and benefited from more than 100 different scholars mashallah and the brothers heritage is Irish American so without further ado without boring you anymore with my long spiel but masala very extensive chef Abdul Rahim McCarthy please join us

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Salam Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh

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Smilla Rahmanir Rahim Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa sallahu wa salam, Al Rahman, Al Al Amin, Nabi nabina, Muhammad, voila, early, he was such a big marine well, but today, my second public lecture, I can tell him that it's, it's good to be here, the first lecture, I had the Indian food, it got me, you know, so I wasn't, I couldn't really smile. And I couldn't be myself and that lecture. So I couldn't tell you if it's good to be here, because I wasn't feeling too good that day, but hamdulillah now I can say I'm there. It's good to be here and like to thank the brothers for all their hospitality and all the brothers and sisters who have come out to this great event. And

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perhaps the topic that I'm going to talk about is very similar to the topic that was talked about by shake up did Betty or eggs, maybe one of them could be an introduction for the other. And he was mentioning in his lecture and perhaps you benefited a lot because he woke me up as I was waiting. He was seemed like he was pumped up. So hopefully any you guys benefited from him. And then we're going to talk to Michelle about the path to victory. What is the path to victory and how can we be victorious as a Muslim Ummah and we're going to start today's lecture in shallow Tabata. Wattana. Looking at the Quran in the understanding of victory, the fit of the victory, understanding the

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victory, or Nasir in the Quran, Allah Kareem so the first thing we see in the Quran is that Allah subhanho wa Taala he showed us how to be victorious in the Quran. Allah subhanho wa Taala said yeah, you

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know, in some sort of Allah, Jung sort of come, where you set it up them upon, Oh, you who believe? If you are if you support Allah subhanaw taala if you support Allah, then he will support you and he will make your feet firm. And another verse, Allah subhanho wa Taala he says, Well, I am Soren Allah humma Yong Soo, in Allahu Allah Polina z's in this verse, it's impossible to translate because of the emphasis Allah subhanaw taala put on this subject with key that in Arabic language, and this shows us the importance of learning the Arabic language, and you can never truly understand the beauty of the Quran, unless you know the Arabic language, Allah subhanaw taala he puts emphasis the

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turkey that with the noon, Tolkien with the lamb and all of this, to show you and to confirm and to affirm that he will make

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you victorious. But he says he gives a description of these people who will make victorious pay attention, the eye continues. He says subhanho wa taala, Allah Dina and McKenna who fill out a form of solid words, it was zakat. Bill Maroof wonder who

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these people will also kind of what's I don't make victorious, these other characteristics that they are from the people that if Allah subhanaw taala gives them an authority on the earth, they will establish the prayer, they will give Zakat, and they will call to that which is good and forbid that which is evil. In this verse, it shows us the importance and the reality of victory in Islam. It's not something that just comes without any efforts. It is not something just comes to the effort. A lot of Muslims today they sit at home in their houses, and they sit on their couches, and they watch the news and what is happening to the Muslim ummah around the world. And they say, Why is this

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happening? We have the correct religion, we have the truth. So why aren't we victorious? You see very clearly in this ayah and his verse, that we are not going to be victorious as an ummah, if we do not follow the religion of Allah subhanho wa Taala and being victorious as an ummah, we have to realize that it's not going to come without hardships, and without difficulties and calamities. It's something is not going to come easily. And you see this in the Sierra of our beloved Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he is the most beloved of the creation of Allah subhanho wa Taala to Allah. He is the best of all of me.

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mankind has ever been created. And with this, look at the hardships that he in his companions Radi Allahu Anhu and sallallahu alayhi wa sallam look at the hardships they went through in Mecca. How many years did they stay in Mecca, and they were in these difficult times where the Kufa had the upper hand. And when they used to torture the Sahaba, and where they tried made fun of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam, they called him a liar, they caught him, a poet and a magician. They wanted to kill him before he made his rallies salatu salam, they all came together to assassinate him, Allah to Salem, and with this, and he is the best of creation, all of this and he is the best

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of creation Subhanallah and then later, when Allah subhanho wa Taala opened up Medina, for the Muslims.

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He the victory then came, and also was not right away, there was the first great victory in butter. And then the Muslims were defeated in Norwood, and then went up and down into the Islam established alto, Arabian Peninsula, and in this in the Muslims and Islam had the upper hand. So victory is not going to come easy. We must realize this. But one of the beautiful things about us being patient, and being steadfast during these hard times, is that the enemies of Islam that people use to fight Islam, they will call themselves to account and they will say, if this Islam, if this religion that these Muslims had if it was not their religion of truth, why would they be willing to be so patient

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and go through all the hardships in order to practice their religion? And then they will start to search about Islam and look to Islam, and they will come from the people who used to be the enemies of Islam, to those who enter Islam and then become brothers in Islam, inshallah Jota Allah. The second point which Allah subhanho wa Taala points out in the Quran is that the enemies of Islam, no matter what they do, how much money they pay, no matter how hard they try, that they will never be victorious in the end.

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Allah subhanho wa Taala says in the Quran, you read on a yoke view and all Allah He BFR him that they want to put out the light of Allah subhana wa Taala with their with their mouths, they want to blow it out. But Allah subhanho wa Taala says to them, well yet Billa who is a youth a menorah who will carry healthcare through rune

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in this verse, Allah subhanho wa Taala makes it clear that even though they want to put out the light of Allah, the religion of Allah, the noor of Allah subhanho wa taala, that they will not be successful. And Allah subhanaw refuses except for to perfect his religion, even if the disbelievers dislike that. And also if you look when Allah subhanaw taala says and another verse in the Latina CAFO you will feel unwelcome, that barely those who have disbelieved they pay from their money or they will they will pay from their money. Why do you also do and severely learn so they can avert people from the Path of Allah subhanho wa Taala first so you won't be alone and they will pay it to

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match Hakuna Allah him Hassan to my yoga lagoon, and then it will be for them a type of regret, it will be a hustler, a type of regret, and then they will be defeated after that. And as Allah subhanho wa Taala said, William karuna, William Quran, Allah will la Halal mascarene that they are planning and that Allah is planning, he is the best of planners and kind of what's Allah. So even though we see nowadays, what the enemies of Islam what they do, to fight Islam, directly and indirectly. Now, all throughout the media, they call the Muslims terrorists, and Islam is the religion of violence and this and that, and that the Muslims do not respect their women. There's no

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women's rights. A religion that came 1400 years ago, when the French people were debating whether the woman was a devil, or a human being. What is she? This has been proven in the books of history 1400 years ago, they're debating during the time that the Prophet Muhammad SAW as and when he became a prophet in Mecca during this time, they were debating is the woman a devil? Or she human being? And what was their conclusion that she was a devil, she wasn't a human being. And Islam came and gave rights to the women at that time. So now they tried to spread all of these misconceptions about Islam, and all of these false statements about Islam. And they tried to fight Islam in every which

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way they can. But as Allah subhanho wa Taala made it very clear in these verses, that no matter what they do and how hard they strive and no matter what they pay for their money,

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The that they will never be successful.

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The third point that Allah subhanaw taala mentioned the Quran when talking about victory. And this is very important when he said instead of Ali Imran

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em Cisco, Makoto and Faqad muscle po Makoto, me through, that if you are wounded, or you are afflicted with being wounded, then also they have been wounded before you.

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And then he makes it clear subhanho wa Taala till kill a year muda will have been a nurse, that these are the days that we alternate them between the people. So these days,

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people ask now, why do the Kuiper have the upper hand? Allah subhanho wa Taala made it very clear what to kill a yam muda we don't have been a nest, these are the days that we alternate between the people. So some days, or some years, they will have the upper hand and then others we will have the upper hand. And this is how it has been since the beginning of Islam that sometimes in Hamdulillah, the upper hand is for the non Muslims and sometimes it's for the Muslims. And as we see today, and unfortunately, the days we live in, they have the upper hand. But Allah subhanaw taala didn't stop there in the verse, he continued to explain some of the hate commas, some of the wisdoms in why they

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have the upper hand. When he Allah Allah Allah the

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way it ducky that mean Come Shuhada so he can know those who have believed meaning those who have truthfully believed, so Allah can know the true believers, because during the times of the hardships and difficulties, this is when we see the true believers and those who claim to be believers.

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And also to take from a Shahada. The best thing that can happen to a Muslim is to be a Shaheed to die for his religion, to die for La Ilaha illa Allah Muhammad Rasul Allah, and how can we get this? If the upper hand is always to the Muslims? How can we get the shahada if the Muslims always have the upper hand, and we do not have to defend our religion? So this is from the headquarters. And then Allah subhanho wa Taala said, he made it very clear, well, law hula, you're able volley mean, even though they might have the upper hand that Allah does not love the oppressors. So even if they have the upper hand, Allah subhanaw taala does not love them. And then the next verse after that in

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141, it continues, when he says Subhanallah what's the ILO? Well, you might have the manual William health care if you read so he can purify the believers and so he can destroy the disbelievers is all from the hate commas that we see. And why the days are alternated between the hop between the truth and between the button and between falsehood. And yet another verse on this point, Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Well, you know 50 of oil comb, do not weaken in pursuit of the enemy into corner What's that? Lamone for in no home yet Allah Munna came out settler moon, that if you are suffering, then barely they are suffering as well. But the difference between us and between them, Allah makes it

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clear as the verse continues, what total join me in Allah Mala your June and you hope from Allah, that which they do not hope this is the difference between us in between them, the Muslim would love to die for his religion will have to die for Allah Allah Allah Allah Muhammad Rasul Allah anywhere he is because he knows

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the status of the person who dies for his religion. But the non Muslim helps to live forever as Allah subhanaw taala immediately in the Koran as well. And he's not willing today, but on June I'm in Allah may Allah or June you want from them or you hope from Allah subhanho wa Taala something that they do not hope they just want to be victorious and go back home. But well the Muslim he wants to be victorious as well. But he hopes to be a Shaheed in the path of Allah subhanho wa Taala the fourth point that Allah subhanho wa Taala mentions in the Quran

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on the subject of victory

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is that he has promised us

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what are the hola hola Dena Amendola I'm in La sala hurts Allah has promised those who believe and do good deeds and pay attention to these two conditions. And there'll be a third condition at the end of the if we're for this promise to be for us to be successful in getting this promise from Allah subhanho wa taala. The first thing is the Eman and then comes after that and I'm going to slowly the good deeds and a lot of Muslims today claim to be Muslims but they forget although the Quran when ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada mentions Eman believe he mentions as well and I'm gonna assign it to good deeds.

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And this shows us that is

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Islam is a religion of actions. That's something we say on our tongues. Something we have in our hearts say it is in our hearts and on our tongues. But its actions after that, and this is believed in Islam. Allah subhanho wa Taala promises. These people who have believed and done good deeds, He promises them. Three things here in this verse, lay stuck live unknown outcome stuck over Larina mem copy him, that he will give them succession to authority, as he has given those before them, while you met Kenan nella, whom Dena whom will lead the Otavalo whom, and that He will establish for them, their religion, the religion that He is pleased with, while you but dilemna whom embody Hovi him

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Amna and that he will substitute for them after their fear, a form of safety. And then Allah subhanaw taala says, and pay attention this is the third condition we mentioned before they believe, and I'm gonna sign it and the good deeds, Allah subhanaw taala says here towards the end of the verse, your boy doing any law usually gonna be che

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that they worship Me and they do not join any partners with me Subhan Allah. This shows us the importance of to heed of the true Islamic monotheism, that our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam called to from the beginning of his Dawa, until he was on his deathbed, Alayhi Salatu was Salam, and that this is the core of Islam. Let Allah in Allah, and those who claim to be Muslim, and do acts of worship, and offer acts of worship to other than Allah subhanho wa taala. They are not from the people who have been promised these three things in this verse. And the fifth point, Allah shows us in the Quran, that we are the superior, that alone.

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Allah subhanaw taala says to the Muslims, well, you know what, that does no and Tamala alone in quantum meaning do not weaken or become saddened.

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And you are the superior if you are true believers. So now,

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people might ask, How can we be the superior when they have the upper hand. And as we mentioned the verse before that, that this is just something ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala has chosen for the days to be alternated between hot falsehood in between Balto, for some of the reasons he mentioned in the verse you mentioned before, but a Muslim always knows that he is superior. Even if the Muslims are a weak stage. The Islam is the religion of health. Alhamdulillah Islam is the religion of Truth, and proof after proof proof is proves this to all of mankind that Islam is the religion of truth.

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Even if you look at the scientific things that have been proven today, something that never could have been known 1400 years ago, and now Allah subhanaw taala is showing in the time where science is very strong. He's showing the people the truth of Islam through sciences, and all throughout the history of Islam, you'll see the proofs that Islam is the religion of truth, so Muslim is always superior. And the sixth point is that Allah subhanho wa Taala he is our helper, and there is no helper for them. That he can be an Allah hermit Mala. Enel, Caffee, Rinella Molalla home. That is because Allah is the helper of the believers, and the caffeine, the disbelievers. There is no helper

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for them. And the battle of one of them was sugar cane, he came and he started calling out the names of some of the Sahaba and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he said, is Mohammed from you. So the Prophet Muhammad says, Adam said, do not answer them.

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And then

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he said, is Abu Bakar we've been to Haifa. Is he from you? He said, Don't Answer him. And then he said, is even above from you? And he said, Don't Answer him. But Omar, he couldn't take it anymore. He was he didn't want to say something. So he said that means all of them have died. So Omar couldn't take any more. He said to him, that is still left my my usuki I do Allah that we will find disliking, oh the enemy of Allah. And then he started to chance on the hobo and to praise their different

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a snom the different statues that he used to worship in Mecca and the proposer is that I'm told them what to say and repeat to them until he said, winning a loser another one of the statues when I was a locum and then they said he said say to them, the Companions, Allah Who Mowlana will M Hola Hola, como, then Allah is our helper and that there is no helper for you. And the seventh point when it comes to being victorious in the book of Allah subhanho wa taala. Allah mentions that he is with us, Allah whom I know in the Quran, Allah subhanaw taala

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says in hola hola hola Nina taco wala Dino who merci noon, that barely Allah is with the God fearing and those who are from the doers of good. Once again pay attention when Allah is with us and he supports us and he helps us and He makes us victorious. He mentions the descriptions of those who he helps. The first thing is that they are God fearing. They have Taqwa. And the second thing is that they are the doers of good. And another verse, Allah subhanaw taala says, well let the Naja do fina Lana do know him. So we're gonna we're in Allah, Lemma and mercy mean that those who strive for us that barely will guide them to our ways. And Verily Allah will be with the doers of good once again,

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those who are the doers of good ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada. He will be with him. And in the story of the Hijra of our beloved Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, when they were in the garden, when they were in a cave with when he was with Abu Bakr, Siddiq, robiola, who and and the mushroom chemo on top of the cave, and he when he said to him, let that person in Allah mana Do not be scared or not be sad and because Verily Allah is with us. So if no no Muslim knows that Allah is with him, he will not be scared and when he knows that Allah will be with him and helping him at all times. Also this will help him on the path to victory. The eighth point is that Allah subhanho wa Taala will defend

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us in Allah you def your honor the ANA Amador Allah Verily, Allah defin those who believe in Allah said in another verse, while he Allah Who little Katharina Allah, meaningless Avila that Allah will never make a way for the coup far on the Muslims.

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Here comes a question that Allah people who might ask how can Allah Samantha say that he will never make a wait for them? Meaning they will be victorious and ever overcome us? How can Allah subhanho wa Taala say this in the verse and then we look at the situation of the Muslims today.

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The meaning of this is that we are an ummah, we are not countries with borders, as it is today.

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This country in that country, we are all one OMA one nation all around the world. So Allah subhanho wa Taala will never give them a way to conquer us all as an ummah, even if some of our brothers have to go through hardships, and this is a test for them and a test for us to see if we will help them or not. May Allah help us in doing that. And the ninth point is that it's not always significant, the amount a lot of people they become scared of the enemies of Islam because they are superpowers and they can do this and that to us. But if you look in the verse when ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada says come in via kalila in Avila, bakfiets and Kathira tambien Nila Paula Houma, la sua Vereen, how many

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have a small amount of people were victorious against a larger amounts, and by the even by the permission of Allah subhanho wa taala. And Verily Allah will be with the patient. So in this verse, we see that Allah subhanaw taala mentions that a smaller group, how they can be Victorious on a larger group, by their permission of Allah subhanaw taala. And how many times we see into the history of Islam, for example, in the Battle of butter, when Allah subhanho wa Taala helped the Muslims to be victorious, and they were a small amount, maybe 1/3 of the or less than 1/3 of the amount of the machete king of Quraysh. And they were still victorious. Even in the days we live. If

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you look at the terrorist attacks on Gaza, a few months back, and this small group was able to stand in the face of one of the strongest armies in the world, who was with him who was helping them. There's no explanation except for with the help of Allah subhanaw taala with our brothers, they were being attacked and bombed by these vicious terrorists.

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That's in the point that Allah subhanho wa Taala points out to us in the Quran.

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Is that the end of the enemies of Islam is that they will be defeated at all times. Bully Latina Kapha Russa tabula born our shell Luna, Elijah Hanim, Bobbitt Selmy had say to the disbelievers, that you will be defeated and then gathered together and take into Jahannam and what an evil place of rest May Allah protect us all from jahannam.

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And the last point will mention

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in the Quran when Allah subhanaw taala mentioned to us that

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a reminder when he said Yeah, you had Adina Amman who may have domain command, Dini he or Sophia yet to let her be at home in your head, boom. Well, you're gonna a reminder from Allah subhanho wa Taala when he says, Oh, you will believe whoever reverts from you on his religion, that Allah will come

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With a nation or with people that he loves and that they love him, and this is a reminder to us, we did not implement a religion for the religion of Islam to victorious Allah subhanho wa Taala he does not need us, it does not need you and me. And if we do not implement the religion, then Allah will get rid of us and He will come with people who implement it. In order for the religion, his religion to be