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Introduce your children to the meaning of sincerity

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Abu Bakr Zoud

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I find that a lot of parents motivate and encourage their children to fast, which is fantastic and excellent. But how do they do it? Most parents, what do they do? Almost organizations or committees, they would say that, okay, any child who fasts, Milan, we're going to give him $10 for every day. And family members will do this to encourage their nephews or nieces to fast. They say any one of you who fast 30 days, I will give them $1,000 a great reward. That's good, motivate them no problems. But it's time to introduce these young children to the concept of sincerity. It's time to introduce children to the concept of sincerity. Teach them before you set a grand prize for them for

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their fasting, tell them we fast deserve and ultimately, we want our reward from Allah. We want a lot to be happy with us. We want laws approval laws, acceptance allows reward a level powers. We don't want anyone to pay us in this world. And then they because people cannot, you cannot pay for my fasting. You can't reward me for my fasting. Only Allah sosial can do that. Because when you fast, you've preferred what Allah wants over what you want. Because when you fast your stomach that you desire to eat and drink, and you have a strong passion and a desire for that. But then you say in your remind yourself but Allah loves from me during the day that I give this up for his sake

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until nodded. So you prefer loves obedience over your obedience? Who can reward you for that? No human can reward for that? Because you gave it up for the sake of Allah. How can a human being reward you for this? The reward can only be from Allah subhanho wa Taala. So it's time to introduce our young children to the concept of sincerity.