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The Christian community in South Africa uses "by" in relation to a culture, with a focus on praying five times a day to remember the Lord's words and actions. The speakers emphasize the importance of respecting and embracing one's language, particularly in religion, and finding a balance between personal preference and values. They stress the need for individuals to address their own language and use it for inspiration and learning, and stress the importance of finding a balance between personal preference and values.

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As it's as it is situated,

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it is facing No.

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This is facing north and every mosque in South Africa they face not.

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Because Mecca is to the north of South Africa, not the facing south

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each facing together.

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What actually happens is this, that the attention of the Muslim world converges on to one spot Mecca to symbolize the unity of the Muslim people, that they have a common direction of prayer, not that God is there. Because the Holy Quran, a religious book tells as well in life is much deeper. Well, Margaret, am quoting you in Arabic during language, well, Illa Hill machinery for well marketed to Allah, Allah is the east and the west, for Allah to Allah for some odd hula, in whichever return is the Presence of Allah, meaning brother mighty is omnipresent. Whether we look up, or whether we look down, or whether we look sideways is everywhere. This only symbolizes unity, not facing that

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When the time for prayer, it will be able to

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about half past eight, the actual prayer starts facing the direction

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the man says, and all the Muslims say, a law Akbar.

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Meaning allies the greatest with folded arms, we read chapters and verses from the Holy Quran, celebrating the praise of God.

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And we go into different postures.

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And in every posture, we celebrate His praises. From this position here after reading certain chapters and verses, we go into this position here. And in this position, we say Subhana Allah XIM Subhan Allah Subhana Allah z, which is in Arabic, which means glory to God, the great glory to God, the great glory to God the great from this position,

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we arise, saying, Sammy, Allahu lovely man, hamidah, which means Allah listens to the one that praises him.

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We have the assurance that our Lord and cherish our Creator was closer to us than our regular veins. As the Holy Quran testifies, it says, One acara worried that we are indeed closer to you than your very lightweight, the very essence of your being is our Lord and cherish our Creator. If he is that close, then we do not have to shout on the top of our voices. When they had one thing they've got to hear, because he listened to a secret thoughts, our feelings, our emotions, and with that assurance we arise. This is me a lovely man Hamza. And from this position on law,

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meaning allies the greatest, we're going to prostration. And in that position, we say Subhana, Allah Subhana, Allah, Allah Subhana, Allah, Glory to God in the highest Glory to God in the highest Glory to God in the highest, highest part of man goes down to the lowest before his maker, envy plays into the highest. This is the form of prayer, which you will witness the congregational prayer.

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Now, it seems a little

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awkward or queer, to the Western people not used to this sort of performance, you know, the whole lot, your family a lot.

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All gone down, you know, this is what is this putting the heads down and putting the bumps up? What are we to pray?

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Now this is the human mind, if you can't help it, because you haven't you haven't done it. You see, I said, you know, this is how all the Prophet spray. And when I say that people get the shock of the light. I said, this is how all the prophets prayed.

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You get the shock, because you have been reading, you have been reading, but you didn't

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get the message. You say, I might quote from the Old Testament, and quoting it me. And Abraham fell on his face and prayed to God.

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And Moses at our own, fell on the faces and prayed to God, and Joshua fell on his face and pray to God.

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When we come to the new test, we read, that was his last days on Earth, Jesus Christ. He went to the tartan of getsemani with his disciples, and he said, Wait and watch. And he went a little further and fell on his face.

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And pray to God

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for my father, if it be possible, let this cup pass away from me, meaning remove the difficulty for me, but not as I will but as our What did he do? He said, we can watch and he went to

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little further and fell on his face and pray to God, am I quoting correctly? if anybody knows your Bibles and fell on his face, and pray to God, I'm asking how does a man fall on his face and pray,

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except the way we used to do? Can a circus Acrobat be anything better than that?

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You see the modern gentleman. with apologies, the modern gentlemen is more worried about the fixes and his practice, than homily before God.

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He wants to sit tight on his backside. And he's telling you what to do. And little wonder God is not listening. So he is wondering whether God is dead for his dead, as is neither death nor dead. There is a means of approach

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that the spiritual physicians of mankind, Abraham, Moses, David, Jesus, Muhammad, they all set as an example, which we should do well to follow. But of course, we are better than the angry.

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is funny.

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But this is what God are like the prophets of God, they are all they humble themselves before the Lord. Now, skeptics might tell us skeptics in our materialistic friends, this look, there's god that

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is even before that.

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says No, he doesn't need it. But as you need it, we need it.

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Psychologists, they tell us that our bodies are more directly under our control than our minds.

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If you can handle the body, you can humble the mind.

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That's what the psychologists, for example, let me give you an example. Very good example.

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I want some 50 cents from you. 10 cents, 50 cents from you. So I come to you, you know, very humbly in America, and you know, I'm hungry for

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You see, I might be putting up an act.

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And once you do, that, you're genuine tears can come out of your eyes.

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I guarantee you, if you put your heart and soul into not I need that 50 cents from you.

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And I can shed tears, not glittering tears, but you seem genuine tears can come out, you know, you put your heart and soul into what you are saying. Because now, this body of yours, you can make it to be anything. And while you're doing that the mind also falls in tune. So if you humble the body, you can humble the mind.

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This is what the spiritual physician or men can they did Abraham, Moses, Jesus, Muhammad.

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But now, we don't want to do that ourselves. So today, now the Americans are going to the Hindus will learn what they call transcendental meditation, they will put as long as they're learning from the Hindus, and they pay paying for the losers in the process for learning, Transcendental Meditation. As you know, this is the common property, the common birthright of every Jew, every Christian, every Muslim is the only followed in the footsteps of their own prophets. But since you have lost touch with the teachings of your own prophets, now you have to go to the Hindus and learn Transcendental Meditation

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in the process,

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one before whom we humble ourselves, we call him Allah.

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And Muhammad is not what Allah

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was a man. Like any other human being, whatever woman

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and the Bible tells us in the book of Job, chapter 25, verse four, it says, How then can men be justified with God means how can you compare any human being with God? How can he be clean that is born of a woman?

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Anyone that is wonderful means a human being, how can you equate it with God? We in Islam, he says, No, we can't equate any creative being with the Creator, to as the prophets of God, Abraham, Moses, David Solomon, Jesus, Muhammad said they are all like the towering peaks of the Himalayas, towering peaks of piety, goodness and spirituality. We look up to them with respect and reverence

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of worship is new to God alone, and that God Almighty, we call him Allah. And Muhammad is not what Allah

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started casually this meeting casually. We were supposed to start at eight o'clock, and some

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ladies, some children came in, and he said that he started chatting and we couldn't stop and as he came along, now

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It's a bit out of order, you know the gathering, because we are supposed to

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gather one placement however, it doesn't matter, it doesn't matter. Is there any questions on what I have spoken so far or anything else that you want to know? Before the call to prayer? I will answer, then there'll be a call to prayer. After that, I'll explain to you what the man is shouting about. And then you will watch the Muslim prayer. And after pray, I come back to you. And then through the questions, whatever you have, I can answer and then we can go and have some something to eat. So in the meantime, if there are any questions, please don't hesitate to ask. Even criticism, we'll be able to see this all men can take it anything that you have. You want to throw you may be able to

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catch it.

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Yes, ma'am.

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Yes, ma'am.

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See, I was explained to explain to children that people who come to the mosque

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and they want to know open night, this was the reason because to the Western mind, open night means you have an opportunity now to ask, really insensitive came here in the mosque in last summer there was that there? It is that your business?

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So what does it stop doing there? Is it why you have to bear in for it? What is it? No, this open night? you deliberately headed that you may ask any question? That is a caligraphy. From the Quran, a verse from the Holy Quran, a religious book, The Quran, it says, Allah will you live in harmony? Allah is a friend of those who have faith.

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You have faith. He's your friend. He is your guardian. He is your protector. If you have faith, Allah will your lesson Armando.

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he takes you out from darkness into light.

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God Almighty, Allah, He is your is the friend of those who have faith. And he takes you out from darkness into light. That's a verse from the Holy Quran is a reminder constant reminder, they put it to us this is very beautiful calligraphy.

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He says, suppose if the eyes get used to that type of caligraphy, to generally to fiddle with look like Chinese or what or whatnot. This is Arabic calligraphy. The Quran is in Arabic. And this is one of the verses from the Quran. And Allah in the Quran is the proper name for God Almighty.

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We Muslims we say that,

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called God Almighty by any name.

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Call him by any name, as long as that name is not contaminated.

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For example,

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if I were to tell you, he said, Look, what is the name of the God that you worship? And if I said Muhammad, for example, if I said Muhammad, immediately you think of a camel driver, born in Makkah, some 600 years after Jesus. Right? And if you know his history, so yes, his father's name was Abdullah. His mother's name was Amina. And he was born in Makkah, he died in Medina, he's buried there. So you have a mental picture. So as soon as you have a mental picture is rejected in Islam. You can have any name which creates a mental picture. He said the name of God is Krishna mental picture, the name of God is Rama or Buddha, mental picture, the name of God is Christ, mental

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Immediately in the house of Islam, any word

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which creates a mental picture of what Almighty is taboo. We call him Allah. And we say in the Semitic languages in the language of Moses, Jesus and Muhammad, the name for God Almighty is Allah.

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For example, you see in the Old Testament in the Bible, some 6823 times in the original Hebrew the expression is there you are HA, HA Elohim Yahweh got her, rub her elbow him. The Jehovah's Witnesses they admitted WHY IS WHY?

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Change it to Jehovah. Hello him in the English translation is Lord God, Lord God, Lord God 6823 times we have Lord God, Lord God in the original Hebrew yat ello him

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now does not have

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our consonants without the vowels, which now the Jehovah's Witnesses, a group among the western people, they say it is Jehovah.

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Does the name of God Almighty is Jehovah. I'm sure you've heard that before. Yes, Jehovah.

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So you'll ask them I have been asking them to get this name from them.

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Hova This is no, it's in the Bible. So what does it say? In the original Bible doesn't say Jehovah. He says no, there is a tetragrammaton

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every Jehovah's Witness, he knows the word tetragrammaton.

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Any Jehovah's Witness that come and knocks at your door you asked him, we need to get this from you know, there is a tetragrammaton

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reduce it. You see, I was in the University of Illinois in America. I was speaking to the professors and the students, and somehow this thing cropped up. So I'm asking, Has anybody heard of a tetragrammaton? And believe me, not one professor or the student you

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say Shame on you. I told the professors and shame on you. I said every Jehovah's Witness a painter policia in a stripper he knows, and you don't know. Amazing.

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So now you see this is as if once a man tells you tetragrammaton you can be a doctor or a lawyer. And you don't know tetragrammaton So now we'll have to keep quiet.

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Sounds Alright, you know, it doesn't sound like Arabic or Hebrew tetragrammaton.

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So tetragrammaton literally means the four letter word tetra means for gravitons letters, four letter word.

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So I'm asking the follow. As a look, why do you use a 14 letter word to describe a four letter word? Why is the tetragrammaton counted in the 14 letters there? Why do you have to use a 14 letter word to describe a four letter word?

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Because he doesn't know. You see, because he says four letter word. It conjures up another mental picture. In our minds. You know for this lady Chatterley's lover was banned in South Africa for 50 years.

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One four letter word, they're nice. And then, but that one word. They banded that book for that one word for 20 years.

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Of course, I was on the side on the side of the government on that.

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So he doesn't say four letter What is it? tetragrammaton I saw that What is the tetragrammaton? He said YH wh I said I now pronounce it. You can. These are consonants. So you have to add the vowels as add the vowels as you like. So yeah, how can you become Yahuwah? Your Hawaii Hola. Where did you get the J from?

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Really to get the G from you see you have a right to add the vowels. Because Hebrew

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shouting allies the greatest Muslim call to prayer.

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Realize the greatest, repeated four times

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should I be a witness that there is no other object of worship?

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repeat it again.

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There is no other object of worship is only one who deserve to be worship.

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witness that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah.

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witness that Muhammad is the Messenger of God is medicine. Don't make a mistake like the others have done. They made the prophets into Gods they made the heroes into Gods don't you do that? Muhammad is only messenger.

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If you accept these two principles, that there is only one God and Muhammad is His Messenger, what is the message, come to prayer.

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repeated again says come to pray. Allah has come to prayer.

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Come to success. Come to success. This is success. You remind yourself about your duties and obligations for your Creator. Your fellow human beings

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Ah come to play

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rending of the poor by saying is the greatest allies the greatest.

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final words of warning is given set. There is no other object of worship but Allah is the only one who deserve to be worshipped. You can keep on worshiping your man gods, your women, Gods your money gods, remember this, that the only one who deserves to be worship is God Almighty.

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Allah. Now if you will all go and

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those who can remain there, this section here, if you will, then once we are finished with the prayer, we will continue

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sorry for this inconvenience.

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Money here with the fear

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of the

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all the

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send me a lovely man hamidah. Law

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Rico's neighbors.

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If you were fortunate,

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there was no obstruction on the way you might have witnessed the fifth prayer of the day. The Muslim is obligated to pray five times a day, every day of the year. The first one is before sunrise.

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Like the old saying goes Early to bed and early to rise, which is the way to be healthy, happy and wise. The Muslim tries to follow that dictum in before we start our daily work of a prayer reminder about our duties and obligations towards our Creator and our duties and obligations towards our fellow human beings. First time before sunrise. The second one is in the afternoon.

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That is around one o'clock.

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The third one is between the afternoon and evening sunset. That's called the late afternoon, the fourth at sunset and the fifth one before going to bed five times a day, every day of the year. The Muslim is obligated to pray.

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The Jews according to the book of Daniel's in the Old Testament, were supposed to pray three times a day. Jesus Christ, he told his disciples, He said pray unceasingly.

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We are trying to put that into practice. As much as we need physical sustenance three times a day. The Muslim says why not a quick spiritual injection five times a day. We need these reminders. The human mind is made such you know that we have a tendency to forget

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Forget a constant reminder, remind yourself about your duties and obligations towards your Creator and towards your fellow human beings. So you have witnessed the fifth player of the day

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without any questions regarding what you've seen, or anything else, instead of me talking and talking and filling up time, I would rather that you ask questions, and I answer them, just men.

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Right? You see, at the very outset, the beginning of our prayer, which really is not a not prayer, I'll explain that later. If I have a chance, we signify a long Akbar. When we do that. We are signifying that we divorcing ourselves from all earthly things. And we will solely contemplate on God we leave everything out. Like in the old cowboy films, you remember, hands up, when you put your hands up.

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You give up. So in other words, we give up every earthly consideration, and we will solely contemplate on God. So say, we start reading chapters and verses from the Holy Quran, which we keep on saying, pray, I said, we pray five times a day.

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You remember what I said, we pray five times a day. In actual fact, the Muslim does not pray

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is an amazing situation. That if you ask, what is that man shouting about? Suppose you are in grey Street. And when you hear the call, and you ask some Muslim around this, what that guy shouting about is, Oh, no, no, he's calling us to pray. What are you doing? He said, we are praying. But in actual fact, the Muslim does not pray.

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In the strictest sense of the word pray. You see, play in the English language means to ask to beseech.

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If we have a conflict I have with my brother. Some argument, when we go to court, and I make a sworn affidavit in which I say at the end, as it is sprayed, the gentlemen with Cosby given to me against my brother, it is sprayed. I'm asking and beseeching for this favor from the judge from the magistrate to give the verdict in my favor. It is prayed the Hindu praise the Christian praise. He says, Give us this day our daily bread. Lead us not into temptation for Dan is the kingdom forever and ever. He is praying the Muslim in actual fact, he does not pray.

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What does he do? What was he doing?

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Actually, this is programming.

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But it doesn't sound so good to say what are you doing brainwashing?

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Ramiz brainwashing you come to brainwash ourselves, with what with the data material with God Almighty has given to us in this holy book, The Quran, this is our data material, which has to be put into our God given computer.

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So five times a day, the man he reads chapters and verses from this book, giving us instructions. He is not talking to God. He's not telling God what to do. He is telling us what we should do. So in actual fact, we're not asking we are getting the instructions receiving the instructions. So what is that? brainwashing? What is that programming? actual fact? That is what happens when it doesn't sound right to tell people where you can go for brainwashing.

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Somebody said, you're going to pray? you're praying. So what happens actually? See there is a chapter the first chapter of the Quran that is an invariable with that the Imam the leader might be reading for example.

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smilla rahmanir rahim in the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

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Allahu Ahad say He is Allah The one and only allow summit God eternal absolute lemmya litella mula. He does not beget and is not forgotten, while me akula who,

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and there's nothing like unto him, Allahu Akbar, sent me a lovely man hamidah Allahu Akbar. Now what was going on?

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telling God what to say that he must say that he's got the one and only God is telling us that say repeat that God is the one and only God that that is, is not true. He's not three. He's not a multiplicity of gods. He's the only one.

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Allah, God eternal absolutely is not dependent upon you or anybody. You know he can he's the doer of all he intends. Let me lead you lead. He does not beget and is not be gotten while I'm Yoku coupon, Aha. And there's nothing like unto him. Anything you think or imagine is not him.

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Some law like the greatest, and we say in every aspect of our being, we accept whatever the Lord says. Amen. I said that now we hear and we affirm, we hear and we affirm so

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That is the type of programming that is going on supposed to be going on five times a day. We are not asking God what to do. He is telling us what to do.

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So you believe

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tiny boo coffee romanism say I would have much of suspicion as possible in Nevada than a small because in most cases suspicion is a sin. While law says who and do not spy upon one another.

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And do not bet bite or slander one another.

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And yaku Allah Murphy Matan, is there a single one of you who's prepared to eat the meat of his dead brother? Or her dead sister is there? That's what the Imam is asking. God is asking through the mouth of the Imam, the leader. Is there a single one of you who's prepared to eat the meat of his dead brother?

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That's a question answer. But we are told in the system that is given to us. We are not to interject the Imam. So God Almighty in the Quran, he is posing the question, is there one of you?

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Because that's what you're doing. Your brother your sister. She's not there to defend herself. He is not there to defend himself. So your backbiting and slandering What are you doing? You eating your dead brother's meat?

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So he questions as and he gives the answer in the Quran? So barbaric to Moo hoo. Now you will have heard it you wouldn't like it even cannibals don't do that.

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They love your meat. Now my meet but his dead brother carrion. He wouldn't even need these dead brothers meet he even he won't do that *ery to move who knew you will have heard you would like it to eat your dead brothers meet the dead sisters meet for Taku la Sofia de la stop it in LA LA what a robber Rahim even now Allah is a forgiving, Most Merciful, what has happened in the past has happened, let it go. Don't do it anymore. Because a lot

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analyzer caters we accept whatever has been given to us we accept. So this is that that time material which we are getting, we are supposed to be getting programmed with.

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This is all this from this book. This is the book of material, the Quran.

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This is the Quran.

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Yes, yes. The question is who wrote the book?

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Who wrote it? You see, at the back of the mind? The question really is, I think, who is the author of the book.

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Now the author, we Muslims say is God, the author of this book is God Almighty. He used a human agency Mohamed, for delivering that material to him. And Mohammed was an illiterate man. He didn't know how to read or write, he couldn't sign his own name.

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So what is he to do?

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At first, as the first revelation came, that message, first message, they made an indelible impression on his heart and mind, something that you know, like, by the finger of God, like we read in the Old Testament, that God Almighty gave the 10 commandments, by the finger of God, it was written, literally, I understand, what I understand is that at the direction of God, the whole thing was given word for word. So God Almighty inspired Muhammad with these messages. And as the volume of the Sacred Scripture instructions grew, it became necessary to put it down into writing. So he had his devoted disciples who could read and write, so he dictated to them. And what was dictated, was

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preserved. At the time, the material available then was family fiber, shoulder blades of animal skins, it was known these things and kept in an archive. Eventually, all that turned out into a book, this book here, the Quran, during the 23 years of his prophetic life, whatever was given, is not in this book called The Quran, this the Muslim believes is the last and final revelation of God.

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We have this term called Old Testament, New Testament, the Bible, the Holy Bible, divided into old, everything before Jesus is old, everything after Jesus is new, we say if there is Old Testament, and there is a New Testament, the Muslim say, this is the last testament.

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This is the last testament. And

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you know, I have got some Quran here, which I want to give to each member of the household. Suppose as a family, two or three I hear, please take only one after you have, I don't want to give them to you now because if you have them in your hands now, you won't be able to eat the sample size.

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Because with one hand you're holding this book and we don't like it to be put down also a CV, we respect and review this book, you will feel you know, hurt if you put it down. So I said Now look, while you're going out, please you

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can take one each, absolutely free. Take one each.

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And if they run shot, you got the telephone number, you just phone it's a look my Quran I didn't get. So it says please come over and take it from from Durban from our offices, please come and take one will be quite happy to give it to you. Now let me tell you something about this book.

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This book is an encyclopedia of 1920 pages,

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you have time to read this.

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No, I don't expect anybody to read through this encyclopedia

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are all involved in a rat race who's got the time these days, you know, to sit down and go through an encyclopedia, very difficult. So what I would suggest that this book here,

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this the Quran, at the back of it, there is an index, a very comprehensive index, you just browse through the index, just go through the index just to see what the contents of this book is. So if you come across anything that interests you, young men who want to get married, so let's see what it says about marriage.

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Well, you're in the point of, you know, separating your divorce. So let's see what this book says about divorce. You want to know about heaven and the edge, just like in a dictionary, whatever you want to know. Just open the index at the back. What do you want to know?

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Jesus? For example, look, this book, what does it say about my Jesus natural natural? Is this friend or foe? This man who brought this book is this from God? Is he a friendly fellow or enemy? He's an enemy. Now I'm harboring an enemy in the house. What am I doing? So let's see. If you're a Jew, open up Moses, see what it says about Moses. If you're a Christian open up, you will know about God and the GS 144 different references about God? What do you want to know about justice about creation? What do you want? Oh, Jesus, and the J. You see Jesus in the index. Number one. First item is a righteous prophet. He is a true prophet of God. Chapter Six verse 85. second item, his birth,

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described in two places, chapter three, verses 45 onwards, Chapter 19, verses 23 onwards.

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Let's see what it says.

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What does it say? actually open the book chapter three was 42.

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You open?

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I read it for you in Arabic, and I've used the translation. This is what it says Bismillahi Rahmani Raheem. In the name of God most Gracious most Merciful.

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iscala tirumalai Katya, Maria, Mo, Weiss, palatal Malika Tia Maria mo su Behold, the angel said Oh, Mary,

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you know Mary, the mother of Jesus. Maria Mo, in Allah has the Paki bata hierarchy. Mustapha kehlani, salamin, don't worry about the RV. Don't worry about the Arabic you just read English. Behold, the

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Behold, the angel said, Oh my God, God has chosen the and purified the chosen the above the women of all nations. You read in the Quran? No, not the Bible. This is the Quran talking. God Almighty has chosen Mary the mother of Jesus about the women of all nations. And if you read that, suppose the Arabic was not there, and you found these pages strewn around, I can, I can take a note that in 1000 years, you'll never get to reading the Quran. In 1000 years, you'll never get to reading the Quran. You think maybe this is the Roman Catholic version. If you haven't seen one, maybe this is

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my God. This is what you think that meant, this is so near to your heart. It is so near I'm talking to the Christian now is so close to your heart that you can never imagine the Quran you reading the Quran. This is maybe this is as I said, the Roman Catholic version. Maybe it is the Greek Orthodox version. Maybe this is the New World Translation of Jehovah's Witnesses, and on and on, but you'll never guess you're reading the Quran. You know why? Because at the back of the mind, we Muslims are antichrist. We are the enemies of Christ. So expect these things to come from the Quran never

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says in the Quran, anything else? But the Quran that you're reading the Quran, that this book of God makes us to accept Jesus Christ, that He was one of the mightiest messengers of God. They are made to believe that he was the Messiah. Messiah translated Christ,

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that He was born miraculously without any male intervention, which modern many modern day Christians don't believe today, including the Anglican bishops. More than 50% of the Anglican bishops in England they do not believe in the miraculous birth of Jesus. We Muslims we believe without any arguments from the Christians we accept

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That he was born miraculously without any meal intervention. We believe that he gave life to the dead by God's permission, and he was born blind and the lepers by God's permission from the authority of this book, no arguments, the Muslim will never argue with you with regards to these things. So no, we believe we believe we believe we believe.

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Yes. So now, the question is, what about Christ's resurrection, meaning, death and resurrection, that he died and he was resurrected? Now here is a point of difference. The

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point of real differences, the Divinity

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but now, this is secondary, but I have to deal with it. You ask the question. What about the resurrection? The Quran says Mr. Cthulhu, with regards to that point, Rama Cthulhu masala, that they didn't kill him and they didn't crucify him

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when I can shoot him, but it was made to appear to them. So that is what they thought they had done. When Nautilus enough tala foofy Luffy shot in Milan, and those who dispute that in are full of doubts. Muslim women, they have no certain knowledge electabuzz zen, they have only projector to follow.

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in perpetuity, they killed him not.

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Now comes a problem. The problem is, then naturally, the Christian said, Look, read my books. So

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it's in my Bible. Am I right, sir? He said, Look, Matthew, Mark, Luke, john, they all testify that Christ was crucified. And he wrote the third day, and on and on, and he was taking me into heaven.

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So now the Muslims in my book says this. So you said that your book is false, then I say your book is false. There is no way this is that way. You know, it's like a tug of war, you know, you're gonna start throwing mud at each other? No, no, we are not to do that. Now, let us see now, what makes us to think the way we are thinking on the first hand, we say, because God says so. But he said, Look, this is not the book of God, we didn't get it. He said, mama was inspired. So look, we don't accept that. So therefore my book, The Quran tells me to ask you for your proof. The book says, anybody makes any claim, you ask him for this proof school, how to be Hanako. That's what the Quran says.

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you produce your proof. So you produce the Bible in 2000 different languages.

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English Africans who do average 2000 languages, their presidents have a look at it. So when I read it, I'm gonna just give you a sample example, that I'm reading your book, in your language, English is a foreign language to me. I mean, Indian.

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You say I acquired this English on your people. I learned this language and I'm not sharing it with you your language.

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Now I'm reading the Bible in English.

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And it's giving me an idea exact opposite of what you're telling me.

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I'm going to present it to you, sir.

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You said you see Jesus, when he returned to the upper room

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with the Last Supper of the alleged crucifixion. You know, the scene. In Luke chapter 24. We read that he returns to the upper room and he wishes

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we Muslim say salam aleikum, say meaning the same thing to you freedom, Allah. And when he said to his disciples were terrified. So I'm asking,

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why would they're terrified? Because if you meet your loan loss Master, your uncle, your grandfather, the Arabs and the Jews, he embraces he kisses one another. Instead of doing that the disciples of Jesus are terrified.

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So I'm asking why were they terrified? So the learned man tells me that Luke chapter 24, verse 36, says that they were afraid that they were frightened, because they thought he was a spirit. And they thought he was a spirit.

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When asking the right did they think he's a spirit? Did he look like a spirit? And everybody says No.

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Then why should the thing that matters fittings look like a spirit? Cousin? So I will tell you, sir, the reason as it you see the disciples of Jesus, they had heard from hearsay people puking that the master was hanged on the cross. They had heard from hearsay people talking that they've given up the ghost, you know, the Spirit had come out he had died. They had heard from hearsay people puking, that is not didn't do it for three days. Because math chapter 14 was 50. He tells us the most critical juncture in the life of Jesus, all his disciples to come in fled all almal and saflok or sukin and they play some ASCII Is it true? The Bible said they all for tsukemen deafly. That means

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they were not there. Their knowledge was from here say people talking so on

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Here's a knowledge if you know about a man who's dead in three days, you expect him to be stinking in his grave after three days.

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So we'll see such a person naturally are terrified.

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Yeah, terrified. So Jesus wants to assure them, that is not what they're thinking. So he says, No, I'm quoting.

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He says, Behold, my hands and my feet, have a look at my hands and my feet, that it is I myself am the same fellow man. And fools, what are you afraid of before? What's wrong with you? And the men see,

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handle me and see, for a spirit has no flesh and bones. As you see me here. A spirit means any spirit

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would have no flesh and bones, as you see me here. So if I got flesh and bones, in that case, I am not a spirit. I am not a ghost. I'm not a spoke in your language. What does it mean?

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A nice list in Vienna. So CLS in that a kidney. So if I got place in Vienna, then I'm not what you're thinking, you thinking I'm a spirit a ghost resurrect.

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And they felt him. I'm reading and believe not for joy. Joy,

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naturally anticlimax they thought the man was getting married is gone. But he's Yeah. And they felt him and they believe not for joy and wonder what happened, man? So to show them further, he said, have you here any meat, something to eat, and they gave him a piece of royal fish and a honeycomb. And he took it any act in the very sight to prove that there is a cost. Because the spirit is a spook what he's trying to prove. So you see, Sir, this is programming.

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We all get brainwashed. We all get brainwashed from childhood into certain beliefs. And we are not reading what's there we are reading must already read something and we understand something else. He said his spirit has no flesh and bone. As you see me have

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a look, the man is telling you I'm not thinking you think Alvin resurrected from the dead. I'm not there. Because there is no spiritualize cross. So as the Jesus who says so as a Paul, who says so as everybody.

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Once you're resurrected, it won't be this.

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It won't be this body is a body of another kind, is a spiritual thing.

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So Jesus says, I'm not that, and this is not a resurrected body is the same body and the man is ever in hiding. He never comes out into the open. So he said when we read all this, he said, You see this is programming. We all get programmed. I don't say I'm not programmed, but we Muslims, hello, come and reprogram us.

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In your language, sir. When the man says what sex is in Vienna. Susheela seen that, to me now that in your language Africa, that it means a spirit has flesh and bones in English.

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You have tell me that in your language. It also means the spirit has flesh and bone telling you I am prepared to listen to you is your language.

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Is that your interpretation? As a Give me your sir. And believe me, there isn't a Christian who can give me his interpretation on a spirit has no flesh and bones.

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The Spirit has no interpretation you want

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is basic, simple English. But of course, it goes against our grain. From childhood you believe that Christ died for your sins and the man is telling you is not what you're thinking.

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But now, we must be big enough to say now let's see now what makes you to think the way you're thinking and the fact that they are talking? Let us see if we can find some common grounds on which you know we can progress further.

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This Yes, yes, man.

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Yes. The question was,

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when did the women come to pray, see the obligation to pray

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as well as every other religious obligation, which is incumbent upon the man is also incumbent upon the woman.

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But there is what is called a segregation of the sexes in Islam. Men and women are not allowed to freely intermingle. So in the absence of a separate facility, they pray at home. There are certain mosques which has certain separate facilities like this particular one here, unfortunately, you know, the way from the very beginning it was built, it didn't have that facility. But now, the three intermingling is that which is not allowed. Otherwise, everything the man does, the woman must do fasting, going on a pilgrimage, giving charity whatever the man does, the woman must do the same. But now, you might not have had the chance of coming through that section there will be make

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See matter coming straight in

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the other side is

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going up and we can have a look. So the men and the women must go through the same process.

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Imagine, you must.

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And I really thought I thought before the prayer time, there's always a queue behind every time because a certain fixed time, and everybody tries to make it

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to fit into the time slot. So you're making your evolution and I'm waiting for my turn, for example. And I can assure you,

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as old as I am, I see the lady, you know, sitting there,

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you know, the nape of the neck, lifting up her legs, washing your feet. as number one, you won't be comfortable with a man sitting on your right hand side, sitting on the left hand side and somebody sitting across you lifting up your legs and washing your feet, you might be wearing a hot pan, you know, you won't, you won't be at ease. Then there's a man sitting on your right hand, the man sitting on the left hand side and the guy waiting from behind, you know, is watching say lovely faces. This lady has got what lovely arm she's got. This is man, any man, this is a lunatic for something else is wrong with him.

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This is how God made man. Then you might have witnessed as in prayer, everybody standing shoulder to shoulder

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because the Holy Prophet Muhammad, he said that when you stand up for prayer, you must not leave gaps for the devil to get in between you and your brother.

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Now the devil that he was talking about, was not the guy we see in the art gallery, museum complex, you know, City Hall, you go upstairs second floor there. And you see paintings by great artists. There is one huge painting there of a beautiful woman, well proportion, which means she's got a wand in her hand, she's directing the devil to go to hell. And you can see the devil flying in children. So all that Hellfire in the distance, and the devil is playing off. And this devil has got very complex and read, read read, he's got horns, he's got sharp ears who will attend with a barbed hook.

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Some great artist has done that job. I said, Now, you know, they will like that. If you saw it, you end with your life.

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Mama wasn't talking about that. He was talking about you yourself. We ourselves. See and white is black. And rich is poor. That devil must not be allowed to come in between you and your brother and shoulder to shoulder. My brother can't get away from me and I can't get away from him. But instead of my brother, you my sister standing next to me.

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And I said Allah Akbar, Allah is the Greatest, but nice cushy feeling.

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and wondering whether she's not the greatest.

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This is the human mind how it works. Then we stand rows and rows behind each other, as you're seeing rows and rows behind. And my sister she's standing in front of me in the row behind us.

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The greatest, this is 3634 36.

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Man any man, unless he's a lunatic, or there's something wrong with him. This is how God made man. You know, the thing that led us the most on this earthly existence is woman. And I don't have to prove it to the Western to you people. I don't have to prove it. You know it, this weakness of and your people are using it to the limit. Look, Lucien motors, Switzer Durbin, this is separate seconds. This is second in tracks. But on the tracks that they advertise, there's a woman in the bikini on top of the track. Then Jean north, they're moved from fuchsia blue

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jeans, this a secondhand practice.

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Practice this practice and the practice that they had was a woman in the bikini on top of the tractor. I'm asking what has a woman in the beginning to do the second half of the tractor.

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Except the men seem to be enticed to read that Edward because of the woman. And then BMW has beaten the lot.

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BMW is the motor car supposed to be a little better than the Mercedes Benz? I'm not in a market for it. I have four beetles, spoke out beetle beetle motorcars one after another and then they did away with the Beatles I was forced to buy a car and still not in the market for a BMW. But at BMW Edward in our daily news attracted me.

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BMW discussion with beautiful BMW motyka in front of the motor cars is a woman in a bikini with Nicola tangga, the G string

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and she's standing in a law school in facing booths.

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And at the bottom is written test drive her now.

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The woman with the car, she's wearing the car.

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So what are you doing to the women for you see the Westerner He says his mother. He says his wife. He sells his daughter, sister everything is for sale. To him anything his wife

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is proud

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As a staff, she's been abused on the screen, the guy simulating sex with her on the screen, and he can enjoy. So my wife is a star. So what has happened to you your sense of values, your mother is, your daughter is a star. This is the Holy Prophet Muhammad. He said that women are your mothers and your sisters and your daughters and your arms. They are to be loved, respected, cherished and protected, they are not for sale. So according to our system, this free intermingling is a thing that is not allowed. But if there is a separate facility, like in the gray street mosque, now in Durban, they have a separate facility, separate entrance separately for ablution, everything is

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separate, they are in the mosque and out of the mosque. Hello, Tony, the meaning is not permitted now that the obligation is on the man as well as the woman to pray. Yes, man.

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How is the truth? You see, we look for a person who has better education about religion than us. So we catch such a person. So look, man, I think you know you are the best man to do the job. And we will look after your livelihood. We will tell you so much a month salary, you hold the post, otherwise, there is no priesthood in Islam, anybody in everybody should be capable of doing it.

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For example, now, at prayer time, when the call goes up, we look around and people say, can you young man, I'm gonna give you the preference.

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He says Now what about you, I am also have some my reasons. Everybody, there's a tug of war, this is human nature, we don't want to take the lead. So five times a day, you're gonna have a performance in the mosque, when the time goes to, to live with you or about you. So

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instead of that, look, man, look after your livelihood see to that you hold the post. So from that point of view, we appoint a person and we pay him a salary, but there is no priesthood. In his absence. Anybody can take his place. Anybody can perform marriage ceremonies, funeral services, leaving the person anything every Muslim should be capable of doing. But for the purpose of convenience, we have a man appointed, and we pay him a salary.

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Yes, and he has an extra little, you know, all the little details, you know, that you might do? Some people will mistake now how to rectify that all these things he will know more than the general public.

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Generally, you see, a person has passes puberty, must be a male who's past his puberty. That's the age of recognition that he is now fit to do to lead people

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according to

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know that anybody has no, no, he only leads the Imam he leads the one who calls the people to pray for them as much

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anybody also can do that, anyway. But that also we appoint him and he said, Look, you see that you hold the pose in case somebody doesn't turn up, and nobody's there. Nobody gives a call. So he said, Look, you this is your duty, and you do the job, or the man.

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there your committee?

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No, you see, the Muslim is an amazing community. It's an amazing community, man, we have no

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burial insurance. You know, when I die, or any Muslim, no Muslim is worried that that was gonna happen.

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amazing community. This is no Muslim ever worries about death, that if I die was going to happen.

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The community, it is the duty of the community to bury me.

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In other words, if the community doesn't do that, everybody's

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in Islam, if some people don't do the job, everybody's guilty. So there's always some people who look after me if I'm dead. So it carries on them there is no such thing as a body or a society to do that. The whole community is good. somebody dies nearest to me, right? And everybody flocks there and will never ask the widow, he says, you know, did he leave any money behind? Has he got any money for funeral expenses, nothing less a part of the living to bury the dead. There is no job they must marry. And they said, Look, my husband has loved this money, you know, for this purpose. well and good if not, this isn't the community, the community there's

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no, there is no female equivalent of a man

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among themselves among themselves, they can anybody can be a Muslim as well anybody can be. So there is no equivalent to that.

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Yes, the Muslim does not believe in reincarnation. What we believe in is the same as the Christians. We believe that this life is the only life

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To you, you must make the best of you here and now come right with God. Now, if you miss the opportunity, you will have eternal regrets. So we do not believe in reincarnation, this is a Hindu idea.

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And this is also out of policy, they invented this idea to exploit the people of India, you see my ancestors, my ancestors say I'm an Indian by birth, but my escape from outside India 5000 years ago, we invaded India, my people. You see the lighter skinned people from the North

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Country and we conquered the country 5000 years ago. Like 300 years ago, the white man came in from Korea, maybe in 5000 years, you might not be able to recognize the light from the color madol.

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Same thing happened. intermarriage with the Indian people and the climate and the diet change over complex things in 5000 years. But now, my ancestors when they conquered India, they were a highly

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civilized people, such as people 5000 years ago.

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They made gold jewelry as modern history this jewelry, excavation works in Pakistan, at a place called taxila. Around the excavation, there is a music and

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jewelry as modern as today's jewelry made by my ancestors 5000 years ago, 3000 years before Jesus was born, they had a water shortage. What about spirit in the part of the world, they made Muslim Muslim culture and put it in the palm of your hand. So when they conquered the land, they were only about 10,000 men, women and children. They came with a sword in the spears. And the people of the land were very docile.

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So they conquered the nation, but they realized the sooner or later these people in the womb turns you know, even the womb. So as soon as they realize that these people are not more numerous than us, they are not physically stronger than us. What is making them so the sudden disappear, so we'll also get the sword, we also get the spear. So they said no, these people will overcome us superiority of numbers by the millions compared to us. So said look, we will brainwash these people

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into a religious belief. So they my ancestors found the worshipping of God called Shiva,

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Shiva, Shiva. So my ancestors, the philosopher says, You see, we also worship the same God, but we call it Shiva. What's the difference? No, you see, that is a Shiva saying, God, that you see this God, when you wanted to create man, we took the form of Brahma,

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the creator, as the creator, from his head, he created the Brahmins, the priestly caste, from his arms, he created the rajputs. From his stomach, he created the motion when the farmers and for his feet, he created the untouchables, teeny regions of India. So as such, you must become the cause of what you do that job. Well, in the next life, you get a chance to becoming a farmer, merchant, if you're a good farmer, and a good merchant in the next five

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years, and if you get a good ruler, then in the next time you can abandon once you make an appointment, you don't have to be reborn. You know, when you die after that you put with the infinite you become one with God, and you move the universe. It worked beautiful, it worked, this is nice.

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You better chance, you better hope you just do better. You are a super, super, super, you what you do is you do the job. Well, you carry those buckets. You do that job? Well, you know, there's a hope for you. So this is the stuff they gave the millions of people in India, and Sedna, you reincarnated will come back again, if you haven't made the grade you come again and you come again and you come again until you reach perfection. This is the theory. In a nutshell.

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This theory sounds so beautiful, but it is not true. Because it sounds so nice. It sounds logical, that attempts logical things are very logical.

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So we do not accept the theory of reincarnation. He says this life, like the Jew and the Christian and the Muslim, we are one on this, that this life is the only life you have. You must come right with God here and now. Otherwise, you will have to pay the consequences.

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The bulk of the people who voted in this is

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men. The men voted for her. Hardly any women, the women in Pakistan, how many that had the vote. So who voted her in?

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nomination? They are the ones who said no, let's give her a break.

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Give her a chance.

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With me

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Generally the name how many women voters are his male voters in Britain? Say, so in other words, there is some some sort of Portland justice is still there.

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Well, I don't know how to apply this term. But there is you can see that, you know, the people have accepted

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fait accompli that she won hands down. She beat she beat off of the learned men service.

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the French religions in the world.

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Just concentrate on the Christian and Islamic

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history, the past teachings on the prophets. Okay. Yes. And it can be looked upon the prophets,

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people from a particular time interpreting the Word of

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to the people for that time, right. Okay.

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But if you look at these religions, they've had no profits for over 1000 years.

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Okay, how can you interpret that? To say, the Quran is the only religion

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which says, we're in LA fantasy, and there never was a people without a warner having sentiments that will come in hard and be every nation, a guide, a prophet, you're saying, God Almighty says, the Africans did they have a private look at them their beliefs, even before the white man came, they had a concept of God, which was the purest nucleus, that God Almighty, he's a pure and holy spirit. He doesn't get in, he's not forgotten. And there's nothing like him. They make no images of God Almighty south of the xmd, not a single African tribe, which is hilarious. That's a proof. They knew that adultery was evil, stealing was evil, killing was evil. They do all these things before

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the white man factor shots. But they can't name the profits because they didn't have a written language. They didn't have a book, but they had the teaching. So we believe that God has sent His messengers to every nation on Earth. And among them, there is a definite relationship between the teaching of Moses, Jesus and Muhammad, there are very close to coming from father Abraham,

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through Abraham, one of his sons, to Jews, and most of the prophets that we named our Jewish prophets, and then from the other son, smile, Muhammad was born. So we say still, it is going back to the same family tree. And as setting the teachings also, there is a common denominator between the teachings of Moses, Jesus and Muhammad, the Muslim says, There is no fundamentals, there is not an iota of difference, not one God, that's fine.

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Development of this concept with time, what if you look into history in the past, they are developing the concept of a day to watch you suddenly stop.

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period with Why haven't we had more profits? Right, since then, very, very good question. You see, when it reaches perfection,

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Look, man, kind of a scientist that telling us that we have evolved from some say from monkeys on from the Amoeba and what and what not, you know, now we have become perfect man. And evolution was taking place, they say for 1000s of years, millions of years. And now we have reached this stage. He said, Now we are creating the image of God, a masterpiece. But why has it stopped?

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Let's say you know, unless you stand to reason that we should not look at this hand.

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Can you imagine improving on this? Or another finger at another time? At 10 fingers? You can do a better job? Will you be able to do a better job than this? No. So So now once it reaches perfection, anything you add is an abnormality. So in the religious history of man, the Muslim said that this is the last and final revelation of God, Jesus Christ. He called his people before departure. He said I had yet many things to say to you. But you cannot do it. Now. You haven't got the capacity. For example, instead of you my grown up was in sisters. Only a little children had come. What would I do? entertain them you know, Father, Christmas, Santa Claus. And some funny funny things. I have to

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say some funny stories, to make them happy. What else can I do? How could not have spoken what I'm speaking to you now. So Jesus is telling his disciples, I have yet many things to say unto you, that you cannot do them now how we when he The Spirit of Truth is come

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He will guide you into all through even man development yet, like

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our athletes, they're running faster.

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Right, right now for that, for that unique guidance, we have our friend, the champion that splinter.

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Right? And his ethics, his ethics, their way through him, taking pills, taking drugs. So in other words, look with all of your physical developments without the guidance about right and wrong, you are still an animal, you can become faster, stronger, all that. But your behavior pattern is that as an animal?

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Well, I haven't had an update.

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The update now if you find something that you need now, for example, what is your problem? When you need a solution? Jesus that will guide you into all truth, and mission are all the answers to all your problems I hear.

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It might not go down well, you see

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certain behavior pattern thinking patterns, and we don't like to be disturbed. All of us, we are like that, that now come with a genuine problem is a look, there is a problem for which we need a solution. What does Islam say to this?

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If there is no solution

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for another prophet?

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Is there isn't one?

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That can be the problem. What is your problem? And I tell you now, the problem in South Africa, we have a problem of alcoholism. We have a problem of race, the biggest problem in this country is race.

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Answers answers to them, you have a problem of surplus women 7.8 million women in America.

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The Quran gives the answer I said it might not go down well,

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because you're used to a certain way of life.

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Answer to gambling, as everything is there in the last minute, but it's not there, then you have to look for another prophet. And if there isn't, we have to create one.

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Before before, as we know,

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the claim the claim is there that this is the last and final revelation.

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Right now you put it to the test, to see once a person makes a claim. And the strongest man in the world said yes.

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Can you lift it?

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strongest, and you can carry 200 pound weight. So it to the test. And the book is challenging to come up to the test. The teachings are not talking about, oh, I'm a paragon of virtue. You know, I'm an angel. No, no, nobody say that. But I said that solution to your problems are all given to you. And this is given by God. It's your property. Now you open it and let God Almighty talk to you. This book when you open it, you say God is talking to you. This is not a study book about Mohammed. This book is not the story book of Mohammed. Can you imagine vast volume here? In this last volume?

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The name of Mama's father is not here. His mother's maiden is not here, when he was born is not here when he died is not here. Can you imagine a book like that? A man writes a book and he's not there in the book. His name Muhammad the name Muhammad occur in this vast volume five times the naked Jesus 25 times.

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makes you think, why 25 times this? Look, this means so many controversies around him. There was no controversy about the Oklahoma. He had a father a mother. You don't have to tell you so look, you know, he was magical for the whole world except we didn't

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have Abdullah finish. But Jesus, they were controversies and said look, he's got no father since if that's the case that he's the illegitimate child of Mary. Kate is a Muslim Stan. So the book comes along and answers

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tells us Yeah, hello kita people have the book of Jews and Christians, lots of leafy DNA to me. So do not go to extremes in your religion. You Jews and Christians, then go to extremes in your religion. Well aku Allah Allah. And don't say anything about God accept the truth. In mlmrc masala Messiah. Here we are talking about Jesus in mercy.

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Jesus the son of Mary Roscoe La, La La Kalamata, who in a word proceeding from him, alpha Ha.

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Miss Mary, and a spirit proceeded from him.

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He so believe in Alliance messenger

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that they should

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No, the only true God.

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That is what the book is telling you. This man Jesus was born miraculously. He's not the image of a child of God. And he's not God is not his son. But he's a messenger of God as such. Love him, respect him, revere him follow him. But

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this is what the book says. So now when you read this, this is simply something objective is not something, you know, a man is just trying to score points. Yes.

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You see the Imam, the leader, during the height of the day, he's facing the same direction as the congregation, he is not talking to the congregation. He's talking same

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in that direction. So now on Fridays, only on Fridays, in the mid afternoon.

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Between the

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congregation and

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the purpose of standing

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far more easily and better eye contact

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is the most important. Everything has a practical purpose in the house, and no mysticism. No symbolism. Yes, man.

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You see,

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asked you, man, if you see your dad or your husband, when he goes to church.

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He picks up

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does he? Yes. So I'm asking why. Why does the gentleman pick up the hat? So the man tells me says to show respect. So you're telling your wife to put it on?

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He said, Yes. As he says, to show respect? How can you be doing opposite things to show respect. So that you might have been reading Shakespeare. So you can see Shakespeare said, Nothing is good or bad, but thinking makes it so as an executive, you see in a minute.

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This is a sign of humility.

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This is arrogance to you. This is

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an example in Africa needs a job and you need somebody to do a garden for you. So he comes along with a hat, or a cap surgeon and he says,

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He says,

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you'll never get a job. This is decided

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he's gonna die. He's gonna die.

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The mind this is nothing religious. This is all in the mind. This is

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shoes, shoes, you see, then we say we are doing this in respect of the commandment, given by God Almighty to the Holy Prophet Moses. When he was at Mount Sinai, God spoke to him and he said, don't have nahida butterfly shoes from off thy feet for the place. But understand this is holy ground in Afrikaans. And he said, many Another common trick to schooner.

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So in respect of that commandment, we take off our shoes. But there are certain practical reasons also, for example, in our

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that, you know, we do actually faces down into the desk.

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But you have been walking around with your shoes on over in a crowd bang, do you think you can bring in enough

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space into practical reasons also, that in respect of

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Moses, you take off the shoes, but it's also allow this, to put our faces in second place. I

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know, some of us we will all the times like myself all the time. But today, according to more modern practice, gentlemen, in the pockets, and when they come to the house, they put it on.

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But this will be done all the time.

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Muslims believe that Jesus was a very highly man, he was spiritual trust to God and he actually worked miracles in the name of God the Father, do you believe that? We believe that Jesus Christ was one of the mightiest messengers of God.

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Factories actually claimed to be God. Doesn't that make him an ally?

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to God, that would be something. But what is it about what we Muslims say?

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Muslims say that there is not a single and apne vocal statement. In any version of the Bible with Jesus says I am God. Everybody says worship Me

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You have such information. Anytime you bring it to me in any version of the Bible, Jesus says, and God, he says, worship me as I joined the church straightaway. And I worship Him as God. And, you know, I'll accept Him as

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Jesus referred to as the Word of God. And it says, In the beginning was the Word, the Word was with God, and the Word was God, Jesus existed right from the beginning of time.

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You didn't hear my, my statement? I said, Wait, Jesus says, See, the man must make the claim.

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The man himself, he said, You know, he said, You know, I met the Pope of the Muslims. And you know, he was talking to us. And I asked him a question, I stamped in this look, please excuse me. Somebody can ask you say, did the man say he was the pope? He says, No, what did he claim? So I don't know. So look, don't put anything upon the man, which he didn't claim is, what did Jesus say? He says, He says, My father is greater than I, my father is greater than all he said, I cannot.

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Because I hear, I judge, and my judgment is righteous, because I seek my own will for the

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sake of that day, no, no man, no mother, angels, mother, son, but the Father in heaven, in my knowledge, and not like God in my power. And what like God said, All power is given to me is not mine. This is what the man of God is saying, and we accept, no does He say and God.

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He doesn't, on the contrary, is humbling insight. And

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speaking, whatever is given to me that I speak

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to you here are not mine. But the father that sent me He has given me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak, even as a father as I speak. Where does he say, I am God? Where does he say, pushes me on purpose?

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These are interpretations. We give him this is what he says.

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You say, Now, look, if you want an explanation, I'll explain to you what I see.

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That doesn't mean he says, I'm gone. He must say I'm God. Because if my salvation depends on that, we must make a clear cut stick and God What does it mean?

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And he's got and he said that if I lost, I'm going to hell, I don't want to go to hell. That made any sense.

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children have to learn Arabic, and if so when, often very small, all the children have to learn almost anything in the world, no some portion of editing. Because in our prayer, we can do our prayer without Arabic. So every Muslim, whether in China, Indonesia, Turkey, wherever they are, they must know some portion of Arabic to fit themselves into

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the congregation.

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But we started

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small, you know, he's teaching them Baa Baa Black Sheep bring Rosie, we start teaching them, you know the word of God, you start from

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You say, my ancestors, my forefathers, 2000 years ago, they invented that for the purpose of acoustics. Because the IMA is not talking to the congregation he's facing in that direction, everybody's facing the same direction. So

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the guy that has the mic system, you know, we didn't need that. But it has become a part of architecture. You can imagine a mosque today without that, because for 1000 years, it has been there, and sometimes the magnets fail. So it still serves the purpose, I think, for the benefit of the last question, so we can enjoy something to eat as well. Oh, my God, I said, I love the talk.

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You see, now we have certain fixed time. So we come sometimes before time,

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and we want to offer some optional prayer.

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Time for that was in the midst of it, and the call goes, and we are neither here nor there. So this is to make it easy for the person who's under five minutes, and I can perform so many movements of prayer during that period of time. So just to assist the person in case he hasn't got one on his wrist.

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Was this last week?

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a portfolio benefit because I think the sample size and all will be very cold. And while you're eating dinner, we can also ask questions. Yes, ma'am.

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concept of Islamic marriage

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and the Old and the New Testament

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In Islam, marriage is very simple.

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A man and a woman agreed to get married in front of two witnesses. So that not for the purpose of society, even the people know Asian men supposes that and they're seeing walking along with somebody's gotta

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be doing the optimistic. So for that reason, we try and make it as negative noise in the losses and so on. So some medicines, and on a Saturday evening, everybody come along

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for that purpose, but the requirements are met, the woman agreeing to marry in front of two witnesses of divorce also in Islam is allowed. So in the time of Jesus, since Jesus took away the privilege

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of divorce before, before Jesus they had before Moses, they had a law of divorce. And their law was to remember his wife, divorce you and go.

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And then you see the Jews did that they got rid of the woman. And then afterwards the men changes his mind.

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He said, Man, this woman is like a donkey, you know, free of charge. Let me bring back to the Father little house, because his ex wife is back home.

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So it didn't work for

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And now you can come

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So Moses seen that abuse, he was the law, the law, God gave it to him. He said, Whosoever puts away his wife,

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please put it down in writing. So you can go back on your beautiful this is now the law is getting tighter.

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It was a woman give it in writing. Now my Jewish cousin, my cousin's was very ingenious, they were still not very ingenious. So they found a way out. They found a way out. You say for married a woman, she had half a dozen children. And she's not the same anymore, you know, nice and crisp, do something nice.

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So what does he do? This is a liability. So he writes how to do

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this within the law, the law says divided will have. So he said, Look.

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Then he gets another one. He just ran into difficulties to get rid of very easy what he was

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Now Jesus Christ, another spiritual physician among the Jews, he sees this abuse. And he does that. He says, look, except for fornication.

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He takes the privilege. He takes me the privilege of divorcing because the people are playing fast and loose if he's going to create any other.

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So he takes away the privilege.

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So this is the evolution taking place. But now you said Jesus Christ didn't have the time of the opportunity to remedy for all the sicknesses. So he said I have yet many things to say. And there's somebody coming after me who will guide you into all truth. And the Muslim you say that that spirit of truth is Muhammad. Mankind, that is a must, if you want to divorce is a chapter in this book. There's a chapter whole chapter is dedicated to divorce, how to go about. You don't have to go and wash your dirty linen in public. You know, as the Westerner does, he has tried detectives to spy on his wife take some compromising pictures, we take them to court and says you see this woman? You

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don't have to do that. There is a system laid out in this book, how to do if you must, but in Islam, it's allowed and the Holy Prophet Muhammad he said that one thing that is no fool in the sight of God divorce, is the most hateful is lawful but most hateful when a man divorces his wife is the heavens under the shadow, metaphorically the shape such a horrible thing, but if it comes to part nicely, there is a way part nicely give us some gifts in Sudan, you go find a better husband or find a better wife.

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So now please, enjoy yourself and before leaving each householder, each householder, please take what is there are two different families living in one house you can take two But otherwise, one each, and if you are unsure, please contact us.