Do Not Waste Your Ramadan

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In Al Hamdulillah Muhammad who want to stay you know who want to still feel when oh the villa heater and I mentioned rhodium fusina was a yachtie and Marina, Mayor de la HuFa la medulla, one minute little

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Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa salatu salam ala Hatha Milan BIA was a little more serene. While he was heavy here, Laurel may Amin, woman Tabia, whom the Son in law Yama, D, a MOBA. Billahi Samila Li Min ash shaytani R rajim Bismillahi Rahmani Raheem wa Sanaka Ihlara Mata Rahmatullah mean Bacala Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa salam, either Jah Ramadan foot the hot observable Jana, or wholecut ABOA Banagher was so faded a shayateen. I will come out call Ali salatu salam, respected Brothers and Sisters in Islam. Today is the first Juma of Ramadan. Ramadan Mubarak, which is one of the greatest blessings of Allah subhanaw taala upon this OMA

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the reason why Ramadan is a blessing

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because it is a month of Mercy where Allah subhanaw taala opens the doors of Jannah widely. The messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, when the month of Ramadan comes, the doors of Jannah are widely opened and the doors of Jahannam are tightly shut. They are tightly closed, and channel 13 are chained so that the Muslims can worship Allah with dedication, with concentration with due diligence.

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So for that reason, it is a great opportunity, which we cannot possibly miss.

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Rasulullah Salallahu Alaihe Salam was on the member.

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And the BRI came to him and he made three statements

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and the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. At each statement, he said Amin

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Amin, amin three times. So as harbor Rasool, they asked him ya Rasul Allah. Why was it that you said Amin three times the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi salam explained that the Braille came and he made three statements. And I said Amin to these three statements, what were the statements,

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the statements were will be on to the person who hears the name of the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and does not send Salah out upon him.

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And I said Amin,

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then Jabra is said we'll be on to the person who finds his parents in an old age and does not attain the pleasure of Allah or does not attain Jana, I'm paraphrasing,

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by serving them by pleasing them will be on to such a person who misses this opportunity. And I said I mean,

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and the third statement Gibreel made was won't be on to the person who finds the month of Ramadan and does not benefit from it. And I said I mean, so hey, this hadith, rasool Allah Allah Allah Allah is Allah mentioned three opportunities, three golden opportunities for believers that they cannot possibly miss. One of them is when you hear the name of the Messenger of Allah mentioned sallallahu alayhi wa salam in front of you, you have to send Salawat upon him.

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And it is a huge blessing from Allah subhanaw taala. And

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why is that the case because you have to honor the Messenger of Allah, you have to love him, you have to honor him, you cannot obey Him. If you do not respect him. If you do not respect him, you cannot love him. If you do not love him, you cannot follow Him.

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So you have to honor him. You have to respect him, you have to love Him and you have to follow him. For that reason. You have to be reminded that he is the messenger of Allah who brought the Quran. He was the vehicle Allah used to bring this book to you, which was revealed in this very month.

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The month of Ramadan, Allah tells us in Surah Baqarah I will do bIllahi min ash shaytani R rajim Bismillah R Rahman Rahim shahada Ramadan

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Ulundi on Zillow V Hill Quran Hoda Linares Oba You naughty minute Huda Al Furqan. It is the month of Ramadan when the Quran was revealed as a guidance for humanity. It was in this month when the Quran came down when the revelation began upon the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he was in the cave, we are told in another Surah in the La Vie Leila till quadra, WA Kumar Leila Takada, this Quran was revealed in the night of power. So, Allah subhanaw taala revealed this powerful book to change the destiny of humanity in this very month in the Night of Power, which will be coming few days ahead.

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So, the power of this month cannot be underestimated. And it is the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam who brought this blessing of Allah, this mercy of Allah. Hence we have to love him, we have to respect him. It is a condition of Eman that we have to love the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said In another Hadith

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Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi salam said la you may know

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what Hakuna hubba Alayhi meanwhile, he were one of the evenness he he married, that you will not truly believe every one of you listen to me right now. This is a very powerful, a very important Hadith, which cannot be underestimated. None of the statements made by the Prophet sallallahu Sallam can be underestimated none of those statements because the Messenger of Allah when he spoke, he spoke from Revelation when he gave gum when he gave instructions when he commanded the Ummah that was revelation coming from Allah subhanaw taala he was not making things up from himself who tells us that the Quran the Quran tells us that how do bIllahi min ash shaytaan regime is Allah Amanda

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Rahim Wa Ma Yun Tico annual Hala

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in Hua in La Jolla, new Ha, that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa salam does not speak from his whims and desires, he gives you what he receives from Allah. Therefore, when he says, You have to love him, you have to love him. This is not because he wants to be worshipped. This is because he wants to be honored and respected so that we respect the one who sent him. Allah.

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So the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, You will not believe you will not truly believe until I become more beloved to you, then your parents, your children, and all of mankind put together

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so that's why we have to honor the Messenger of Allah Azza wa sallam. When he was on the member he made, he said Amin to the statement made by the bride. The second point was parents, a golden opportunity for believers for Muslims. If you have parents who are living, you have no idea what you possess. They may be the greatest treasure you may have in this world. If you are neglecting your parents, if you are disobeying them,

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if you are displeasing them. If you are ignoring them and neglecting them, you have no idea the crime you may be committing due to your negligence and your ignorance because the parents are made doors to Jana

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Rasool allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told us that your paradise is under the feet of your parents. One of the reports people often mentioned mother's agenda to data Akadama in Omaha people mentioned this report very often. But there is another report

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in Abu Dhabi, where he mentioned both of them mother and father.

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So your parents, they may be your doors to Jana, they may be your doors to Paradise, there is no disobedience to the creation of Allah in there is no obedience to the creation of Allah in the disobedience towards Allah. So if your parents command you to do something wrong, you disobey politely. You declined to follow but other than that your parents are your doors to Paradise be very careful with them. It is a golden opportunity. Just like the progress Allah Aslan talked about orphan certain things, certain opportunities in Islam, certain entities certain realities cannot be undermined because they can be shortcuts to Jana. Shortcuts to Jana, we have shortcuts to Jana. In

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Islam, we have those orphans. For example, the Prophet sallallahu sallam said, Anyone who takes care of one orphan and our coffee will your team will Jana kaha attain. I am the one

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To support and orphan will be in Paradise with Me like this, like these two fingers are close to each other. This is how you will be in Paradise with the messenger of allah sallallahu wasallam. So orphans are potentially your door to Jannah your door to paradise. So when you see an orphan, don't feel sorry for the orphan feel sorry for yourself that you cannot enter Jannah by that orphan.

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If we the Muslim start to understand the value of our parents and orphans and other opportunities to enter Jannah there would be no parents, Muslim parents in the world who are displeased, there would be no Muslim orphans in this world who are left unattended. If we understood the value of these things in Islam, these golden opportunities. That's why Allah subhanaw taala after condemning the share

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the sin of Sheikh in the Quran the the first thing after Tawheed itself, when Allah tells us about Tawheed in the Quran, and a number of places. The next point Allah mentions were Bill Wiley, they need Santa. Well, Bill Wally, they need Santa. And after believing in Tao, hade or leaving shirk, remember your parents, be kind to them such powerful such an idea. This idea is to take care of your parents. Do not abandon them when they need you. Do not abandon them in an old age, when your father or your mother needs you. Don't neglect them. Leave everything aside in this world. It is not important. You may be you may be driving a taxi, you may be building a skyscraper, you may be

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running businesses, and you are so busy that you neglect your parents. You don't sit with them, you don't talk to them, you don't give them time, find time for them. Even if they don't want to talk to you talk to them, be there for them, serve them.

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Take care of them, clothe them, feed them, let them know that you are there for them. So that dua comes from the hearts and once your parents make dua for you from the hearts.

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The doors of Jana will be opened,

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the doors of Jannah will be opened.

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So this statement of Jabra il which came directly from Allah subhanaw taala which came from Allah Gabriel wasn't making things up. Gabriel did not have the authority to come with things that he thinks are important. No, this is from Allah. Allah sent this message down

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the name of the Messenger of Allah, then your parents and the month of Ramadan you cannot possibly miss this opportunity. This month. You cannot belittle it. It is one of those golden golden opportunities which may not come

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every day every year there were people alive in my family last Ramadan they are now in their graves.

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One of my uncle's died 52 years old, young man

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young, relatively young fit, die COVID Hit him he died

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one of my another uncle. He also died

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they had no idea that they won't be alive the next Ramadan they had no idea if I told you brothers, that you may not be alive the next Ramadan How would you worship Allah in this Ramadan knowing well that this may be the last Ramadan of your life? How would you worship Allah subhanaw taala how would you do it

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I believe you would not leave the masala I believe you would not leave the masala you would not come off the masala you would cry you would pray you will read the Quran you would clean to the Quran, not leaving it because you know this opportunity may not come again.

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And indeed this opportunity will come only a few times in your lives only a few times, very few times and even fewer where you have taken actual benefit where you worship Allah as if you have never worshipped him before.

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This is why the month of Ramadan is important.

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Don't ignore your fasting.

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Allah commanded us when the month of Ramadan comes. You have to fast if you are an adult Muslim, you have to fast you cannot make excuses. You cannot make you cannot neglect ignore this obligation in Islam. It is an absolute must. Then in the month of Ramadan read the Quran every single day. Don't ignore the Quran. Allah is talking to you in the Quran. This is your opportunity when the shaitan or shayateen are chained, where you can actually truly read the Quran with concentration and take maximum benefit from it. Okay, the Quran will talk to you. It will inspire you. It will

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drive you

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It will move you, it will spiritually uplift you. Let the Quran talk to you give that concentration to the Quran every single day in the month of Ramadan as much as you can. At least once in Ramadan, you must finish the Quran at least once if not more, read it entirely with concentration with respect with the dignity it deserves. And you will see Allah will change your lives, you will see things in the Quran you might not have seen before.

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There are all of the past who had memorized the Quran taught the Quran 3040 years. And then they said that whenever they read the Quran, it was like as if they are reading it the first time this is such a powerhouse. The Quran is such a powerhouse, that it can dictate things to you, it can reveal things to you, without you realizing that you ever came across those things before. There are examples of that.

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There are examples of that. So the month of Ramadan, my brothers and sisters cannot be belittled, it is one of those golden opportunities from Allah subhanaw taala, your lives are very short. Let me give you

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the news.

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Let me give you the news, you cannot escape two things.

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You cannot escape two things.

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Okay. Living in Britain in particular, one is tax.

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And the other thing is debt.

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Debt is definitely you cannot escape it, there's no doubt, you may wiggle around tax, you may do things to avoid tax. But death is coming to every single one of you right now, people who are sitting in front of me 2030 4050 years later, who knows where we will be every single one of us will die for long enough in the battle mode.

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Hello, nothing. If at all mode remote. Hello nacinda control mode, every one of you will die. There are people who came before you. They are now in their grades. There will be people coming after you you're not the first and your you won't be the last. So remember, your lives are very short. And when you are able to worship Allah with diligence, that life is even shorter. So let me give you a map for human life.

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You only live 20 years. Now you may be thinking, what am I talking about? Let me explain. For the first 20 years you're still in growth from a boy you becoming a man. So when you reach the age of 20, let's say you become a man. Generally speaking by our

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perceptions or conceptions today, you become a man at 20 as they say, even though Islamically you become a man earlier, right. But nowadays, people say 20 years old, you're a man.

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So that's the beginning of your youth, let's say.

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And then from 20 to 40, this is the peak of your youth.

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From 40, you start to decline your hair become white, you start to get problems, if you don't take care of your food, you will start to get issues, you will start to have blood pressure, diabetes, other problems. And then you are making your way towards your eventual end your grave. So on average, humans, men in particular live about 60. About 60. There are those who live longer, no doubt. But I'm talking about average. So in the 60 years, we're talking about 20 years of peak in those 20 years. You sleep half of it, eight to nine hours a day you sleep, the remaining time you're spending with your family, you're going out on holidays, you're going to restaurants, you're playing

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snooker, you're playing football, you're doing all these things, you're spending time on education working.

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So how much time do we actually give to Allah from the peak of our youth is the question. If you calculate that time, it is very, very, very limited. The amount of time we read the Quran, the amount of time we give to Allah subhanaw taala. It is very short, very short. Now my question is, my question is,

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Allah knows this. Allah knows our lives are very short.

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And Allah knows that he wants

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to forgive us. Allah is merciful. Allah has given us an opportunity to worship Him worship Him in ways that can actually compensate for the shortness of

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For our lives, Allah knows that we cannot possibly worship Allah for at three years, even if we live at three years, we're not going to we're not going to be worshipping Allah for all those 83 years. No one does that no one can do that. Right?

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So how does Allah subhanaw taala compensate for the shortness of life? Allah subhanaw taala gave us Ramadan. And every year in our lives, we have this great blessing of Allah where you can multiply your reward so much that it compensates for the rest of the year. Do you see the logic now? Do you see when Allah subhanaw taala tells us in the Quran, how they will lie in Michigan regime

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in unzila, who feel a little prouder Rama Rama La La Takada, Laila to Kadri Hey Roman, Alfie Shara. This night, the night of power. What do you know what this night is? It is better than 1000 months better, hydro mineral fish are not equal better. 1000 months are equivalent to 83 years. Most of us will not live that long. So Allah tells us if you find this night in the month of Ramadan, you remember this, that this night is powerful. Now, what do you know how powerful is this is this night? Allah is asking us this question. This is rhetoric in the Quran, Rama Rama Laila Kolkata What do you know what this night a power is? In other words, Allah is telling you don't bother. Don't you

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cannot know you don't know how powerful this night is. This night is so powerful Just remember one indicator and that is that it is better than 1000 months. You worship Allah in this one night, you have worshipped Allah as if you have worshipped him for more than 83 years. What are powerful blessing of Allah? What a powerful privilege What an honor from Allah subhanaw taala upon this ummah, upon this OMA, what a source of mercy from Allah subhanaw taala. And no wonder the Messenger of Allah said I mean to the statement made by by Gibreel that will be on to the person who finds the month of Ramadan and does not benefit from it does not benefit from it. You are truly unfortunate.

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You are a truly unfortunate person, you are a loser. You are a loser if you do not benefit from the month of Ramadan by doing extra charity, extra worship, extra reading of the Quran, in particular the last 10 nights of Ramadan because about the Night of Power, Laila to powder Rasulullah Salallahu Alaihe Salam said

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man calm Allah Tala Kadri man calm Allah Allah Tala colori. Eman and wash the sovereign warfare Allahumma taka dama Mendham be anyone who stands in the night of power

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with firm conviction and self accountability. Having known the mistakes you've made and you make Toba.

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You make Toba from Allah subhanaw taala.

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Then

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Allah will forgive you since Allah will forgive you since bookfair Allahumma taka dama min dumby whatever sins He has sent forward, those sins will be forgiven.

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Those sins will figure what more do you need? What more do you need? Which one of us doesn't sin? Which one of us doesn't sin Corlew bernia them Fatah or Cairo Fatah. In a baboon, all the children of Adam are sinners full stop period. And the best of sinners are those who repent to Allah subhanaw taala we all need repentance and this is the best time to turn to Allah. Leave your evil deeds aside. Leave your smoking your music, your evil, indulgence, indulgences, or whatever wrong you may be doing. You're cheating. You're lying. You're fiddling with money. Or when you do business, you are doing it the wrong way. You're cheating people stop all of that this life is very short. It's

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not worth it. All you need as humans is food and shelter. That's all we need. Okay, the biggest kings and the biggest examples we have seen recently who died in pit, you know, pitiful state. Look at them. They were drinking the same for water when you drink. You probably eat better food than them and you have the same roof on your head. Why would you go around and cheat people and lie to people and do wrong things? To do what? To fill your stomach they can only take a limited amount of food to cover your body that only needs one piece of cloth at a time

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to buy mansions that you can only be at one place at one time.

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You can only be at one place at one time. You can only be in one place. Why would you go and wreak havoc in the world to acquire any more? Life is very short. Your youth is very short. People work hard 6070 years of their lives, or 3040 years of their lives. And when the time comes where they are at a place to enjoy that wealth,

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the Angel of Death comes knocking.

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Allah, your time to go live your wealth, did you worship all of this, you worship this house, you worship this pile of currency, you wish you worshipped all of this now time to leave, let's go. You leave it behind. You did this for someone else, not for yourself. No benefit for you. No benefit for the one you leave it behind for for them to fight over it. Let's go time to go. And you leave it behind. So the best way to live my brothers and sisters is to turn to Allah and focus on the most important things in life. Things that Allah's Messenger has taught us about things that he pointed

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towards, for example, the month of Ramadan, you're about your relationship with Allah subhanaw taala, your Creator, your, your, your families, your parents, most importantly, orphans, the miskeen, the poor, the needy, make your lives focused on these things, not on things that will be left behind and you will not be able to benefit from them.

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I hope Allah subhanaw taala gives us the Tofik and the ability to take maximum benefit from this blessed month of Ramadan. I mean, what hamdulillahi rabbil aalameen.

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In the Hamdulillah, Madhu who won a stallion who installed Pharaoh on our window below him in Cerulean for sin our ministry, Marlena May the love Allah mandala, or may usually follow the law on a shadow on La ilaha illallah wa the hula share Shari kala on a shadow anna Muhammad and Abdo who are Zulu. My bad for in the cul de sac Kitab Allah wa Harold Howdy, how do you Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa salam are Sharla moody that are too hot or cold La Mancha certain VEDA Aquila Badakhshan, Bala cola de la la Infinera okay Mikado Allahu Allah Allah Allah solemn muncom Ramadan Eman and rock this oven ofera Allahumma taka domini Lumbee respected brothers and sisters, the Prophet sallallahu

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sallam said anyone who stands in the month of Ramadan which means worshiping Allah subhanaw taala with iman and firm, accountability, self accountability Allah will forgive his sins. So repeatedly we are reminded that in this month, we can effectively wipe our sins clean and have a fresh start. Have a new start with Allah subhanaw taala it's never too late. Whether you are elderly or whether you are young. It is never too late. Those of you listening to me right now, don't belittle this, this is your fresh start. Don't give pain to your parents. Don't give pain to your families. Don't hurt Allah subhanaw taala you cannot hurt Allah. You cannot when I say her, Don't anger Allah. Don't

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make Allah angry with you, knowing well that what you may be doing is incorrect in your life, whether it's smoking, drinking music, womanizing, whatever it may be Stop it, this is your opportunity, you may not get this chance again. So this is your opportunity to turn to Allah and those who turn to Allah. When they turn to Allah. Allah forgives them. Allah is so merciful.

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Allah is so merciful, that when you turn to Allah, when you cry to Allah, because he Allah forgive me, all the wrongs I have done, Oh ALLAH forgive me. Allah is so merciful, that Allah forgives you. Allah forgives you, because Allah tells us that in the Quran, I would have Allah even a shake on the regime.

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Will ya a body, a Lavina Surah who Allah and fusi him talking to me Rahmatullah in Allah yaku dooba Jamia Oh my slave, oh my slave, ALLAH is talking to you. Oh, my slave. Those of you who have wronged your souls who have oppressed your soul, you have committed sins. Do not despair from the mercy of Allah. Do not be hopeless from the Mercy of Allah because Allah forgive sins collectively. A

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Last since Allah forgive, forgive sins collectively so my brothers and sisters, finally, do not belittle this month and his blessings. I cannot emphasize the point. Allah ma have written books on the blessings of Ramadan I do not have the time to go through all of them. Do as many good deeds as possible. Do as much charity as possible. Do as much good work as possible read as much Quran as possible, because this month may not come upon us again. And Allah knows best Rabbana alumna and Susanna wialon thorofare Learn how to handle an akuna nominal passerine Bernard duniya Asana availa Hara de hacer una Okinawa Banagher Subhanallah big rubella is that the AMA yes a boon was salam ala

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l Mursaleen. Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa Kima Salah