Istighfar_- Allah’s the Most Forgiving

Ali Albarghouthi

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In Alhamdulilah, no matter who one is the you know who when Esther Fierro when our billahi min sharone and fusina was he at Yama Lena Mejia the healer who Fela moolah woman little fella hi Deanna. Y shadow Allah. Allahu la sharika Why no Mohammed Abu Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa sallam

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in Iran howdy sikita will lie to Allah. Wa hyaluron howdy Haji Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Warszawa ohmori Masato wakulla mo de GB de la, la la la, la la la la cynefin. Now, we begin by praising a loss of Hannah who went to Allah and glorifying him and asking him to protect us from the evil of ourselves in the sins that we commit. Indeed, who serve Allah guides, no one can lead astray and who serve Allah leads astray no one can guide I've ever witnessed that there is no one worthy of worship except Allah alone. And then Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is his slave and messenger. The best of speech is the book of Allah. And the best of guidance is the guidance of

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Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and the worst of religious matters are those that are innovated, and every religious innovation is a bid on every bidder is misguidance. And every misguidance will be in Hellfire and bad. A Lazo, Jen says said oh, my God, me or Robbie como agenda.

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Allah as Jelena says commanding the believers commanding everyone who would listen he says Russian hastened race, towards a forgiveness from your rub. And to paradise, have had paradise the width of

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his like the heavens and the earth.

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So Allah has made it here actually an obligation on humanity, in general, and on the believers in particular because those are the ones who will respond.

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To not only seek but rush towards the forgiveness of Allah and to his gender. And he combined them both together as of Hannah who worked there Allah because you do not enter Jenna, unless you attain the forgiveness of Allah. Without this there is no dat.

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And when we talking about is different, some people think that this is for somebody else. That is the far is occasional, some so far is the exception. Only when I commit a mistake I will do is defer. And only when my mistake is big, I will commit myself to is too far. But then I don't need it otherwise, but rather a second look at what is default isn't what it means and the practice of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam tells us that his default is the beginning. But it's default is also the end as default is for the sinner. But this default is also for the pious is default is your connection to Allah subhanahu wa tada and your and my ability to overcome my weakness and your

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weakness because every single human being is weak. Every single human being is going to commit mistakes day and night. Allah azzawajal says and this is through a hadith that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam narrated Hadith put to see Yeah, he by the inner come talk to the lady one havanna Pharaoh Luba Maria Jamie office first a feronia Fela comb, it says Oh, my slave, you commit sins you sin, day and night.

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And I forgive all sins, so asked me for forgiveness and I will grant it to you.

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Part of the animosity, the hatred between the shaved Han and the children of Adam, is an oath at the beginning, the Fisher shavon has made and to answer that an oath that Allah subhanho wa Taala also has made the sheath and said Why is the Tikka luxury who have we him Allah aza Louie Hamada matawa, whom he has said to him, he says, I swear by Your Majesty, by your strength by your desire, I'll continue to tempt them and take them away from you. As long as their souls are inside their bodies. As long as they are breathing. I'm on them. I'm after them. I'm tempting them. I'll beautify the heroin for them. I still gonna still continue to be after them.

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until he died until the last breath.

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But then Allah zoa didn't said what is it to Jeddah de la la Mr. faraone. It says by my honor, by my Isaiah bye bye might and majesty, I'll continue to forgive them as long as they asked me for forgiveness. So there is this relentless effort from the shaytaan coupled with our own weakness, but there is also this promise from Allah subhanho wa Taala, that as long as you knock on his door and asked a lot to forgive, that Allah will continue to forgive.

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Who is forgiveness for?

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It is for all of us, and we need it all every single second and minute in our lives. Because when you think about it, there is no day there is no time night, without us committing something that upsets Allah azza wa jal, whether it's small or big. It is for those who say, I feel alienated. I want to bring myself closer to Islam, but my heart is not responding.

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It doesn't want to come back. It is for those of us who say, I'm almost I have almost despaired of myself walking the righteous path, coming back to Allah. Because it's so rebellious, and I'm so addicted to sin, that have given up on myself, I don't think I can be a good Muslim ever. So if you are about to give up on yourself, or you feel alienated, and distant, if you say I used to be good, I used to pray on time. I used to come to the masjid, I used to avert my gaze. I used to stay from the harem. But now I don't pray. I used to put the hijab on but now I take it off. It's only an occasional wearing of the hijab or the hijab that I put them now on is less serious than the way

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that I used to put it on before. I used to be better. And I want to be better. I want to come back but I just don't simply know how to come back. The Temptations are too strong. My heart does not desire it is the desire is not strong enough. How do I begin? So you begin by asking Allah for forgiveness.

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Because when the obstacle is within us, the obstacle is in our heart, the obstacle is the weakness that we have. How do I bring strength back to my heart? How do I remove that alienation?

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How do I take that weight away?

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When the heart is suffering and it's weak, the thing that will revive it is too far. Because the thing that weighs it down, is our sins

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are these black dots that continuously contaminate our souls and our hearts if all want to chase

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despair away, and again believe that Allah will receive me and forgive me is too far is the path because Allah had promised that he is going to forgive those sins.

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Well, Miyama sewer now we have enough sir whom is Duffy de la hija de la hora rahima. If you commit a su or you wrong yourself, that is if you commit a sin between you and Allah, this is the loan when you run yourself, or do you commit to a suit between you and humanity? You take someone's rights, or it is you and Allah xojo alone. But then no matter what that sin is,

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you ask Allah for forgiveness, you surely will find Allah forgiving.

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Well, Athena is alpha alpha he shot an alpha mu and fusa Hamza, Corolla festa Ferrari don't obey Him, woman, Nova Illallah

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those who when they commit an obscenity, a grave big sin, or the wrong themselves, and whatever type of sin it may be,

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then they'll remember Allah.

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And when they remember Allah, the attitude should be that when I've committed something wrong, and I remember Allah, I'll ask for forgiveness immediately, and I never delay it. I do not wait

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Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in the Hadith he says when a man a believer, a Muslim commits a sin. I'm Sokka Sahaba chemin says the angel on the left he will not write it down and he will wait for six hours. Six hours does not mean the six hours that we have today for but a period of time.

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It could be equal to six hours or it could be less than that but a period of time to see whether he's going to ask for forgiveness or not. And if he asks, he doesn't write it down.

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If he forgets it is written

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So Allah has granted every believer that chance that once you commit a sin,

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here is this grace period.

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Are you going to ask Allah for forgiveness, that Kerala they remember Allah immediately. So

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they ask Allah and Allah says, Who forgives sins, but Allah

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because when you think about it, if I have a sin, if I committed an injustice,

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I can travel this entire Earth, but I will not find someone to take it away except Allah zildjian I can go to the one who I'm wrong, then they can forgive me but it's still I owe something to Allah. And if Allah will not gonna accept it, no one else will accept it. No one else will take it away. And unless forgiveness is vast and better and more comprehensive than the forgiveness of humanity,

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because it does not matter what you do, Allah will forgive it. And you cannot say the same thing about another human being.

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Every human being has a limit.

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Even your parents they have limits.

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And there could be something that you do that it will upset another human being and they say I can never forget this. And I can never forgive this except for me. And as long as you are alive, you can do whatever

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shirk included. But you ask Allah for forgiveness and you repent and Allah will take that sin away from you. Well then, you know by Allah Who forgives it, but Allah

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and that is also to explain and give hope to the hopeless Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in the Hadith that Allah azza wa jal said he says oh child of Adam

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if your sins novella De Luca Anna Anna sama, if your sins were to reach the sky, the clouds fill this earth up all the way to the sky.

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So Mr. Horton, but then you asked me for forgiveness. I'll forgive you and I do not care.

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He says, Oh child of Adam.

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Lo at eight any before I'll be out of the haka, if you were to come to me will come to me on the Day of Judgment, what do you come with the earth fill of injustice and sin, all of it. Imagine how much that would be.

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Remember this hadith if you ever say to yourself or the shaitaan ever whispers to you that Allah cannot forgive you.

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He says if you bring all of this from monotony, you arrive, led to not associating partners with me not committing should refer to Lackawanna Valley, I will forgive you and I do not care.

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So in the eye, Allah God says, Who forgives sins but Allah who can forgive this but Allah who can forgive anything like this was Allah azzawajal. But then ally continues when I'm useful Allah Follow me on the moon. They do not insist persist in disobedience and sin while knowing that it is a sin. That is once they know it's Haram. They detach once they remember they detach, they stop and they ask Allah for forgiveness. To those Allah says the recompense Allah aka oma Fira, then those will receive forgiveness from Allah zildjian and heaven.

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That is the path to the forgiveness of Allah.

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That is the path back to your heart. That is the path back to Islam, to your hijab to your solid to everything as simple saying, as tough federal law.

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But also,

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if we have complications in our lives,

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if we have problems that we're trying to overcome, if one of those days we wake up,

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and we feel tightness in our chest, obstacles in our path,

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confusion in our way,

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and we want to attain something that is helpful, but we cannot and it's complicated and it's blocked. If we're going through problems and trouble or we're being afflicted, afflicted, if we're actually experiencing whether it as individuals or as an oma or punishment from Allah azza wa jal what is the way into ease, what is the way to lift all of this and take it away? It is too far.

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And that is something that we forget, when I'm having an argument with someone or at home and the atmosphere at home

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is unpleasant when my day is not going right when everything is is complicated, and I'm only facing more and more complications in my life when the path of ease is not available, but the path of difficulty seems to be my path. I forget to

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ask Allah for forgiveness. He say why should I do this is because the sins that we commit changes and polluters and poison our relationships and homes. You want to remove all of that ask Allah for forgiveness

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will not count Allah Who do you want to see him Allah can Allahu wa deeba home Yes to Pharaoh and he says Allah as Odin says in the Quran, Allah was not going to punish them while you are among them. That is the Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is safety from punishment if he's in a place, not going to be punished. Now, now that he's gone, what is the remaining safety? What's the thing that removes and chases the punishment of Allah as to the way and Allah continues into a law who is not going to punish them? As long as they're asking for forgiveness?

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As long as they're continuously asking for forgiveness, the punishment of Allah azzawajal does not come to an individual or a community or to an oma and if someone is experiencing it, the fastest way out of it is to ask Allah

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for forgiveness to take these sins away, to bring our hearts back to him. subhanho wa Taala

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if someone is deficient in risk,

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there's deficiency in and progeny

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there's deficiency in happiness and in harmony.

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Allah also prescribes his default for that stuff euro buck Amina who can have a photo you'll see this on a computer

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or indeed can be unguided with a name Allah as of Jun says and this is no Hello his Salaam and similarly also who alayhis salam.

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You'll see the sinner Alico Mirada, why is it important Iacobucci comm that is when you engage, it is too far. Allah will send the sky pouring upon you that is allowing bless you with rain. This is a blessing that will surround you.

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But also even yourself as it can, Attorney la quwata come He will give you strength on top of the string that you have. So will bless you here internally, in your body and around you.

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Allah will bless the earth around you, Allah will give you children when you don't have them. Allah will bless the wealth that you have. Why? Because Allah wants to bless you again, what's the thing that is stopping it?

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It is our distance from Allah subhanho wa Taala it is the sins that we commit. And they take the Baraka away. And that is why.

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And Hassan basri famously, when he was sitting, and it was being asked, and people are coming to him and someone says there is famine in our area, what do I do? He says, stuff a lot.

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And another person says, I'm having difficulty conceiving having children, what do I do? He says a little law. Another person he said comes and says, I have another problem. What do I do, he says is too far. So the person inquired, try sitting right next to him observing that it was the same answer for all of this is this you're giving the same answer. He says, Don't you know what Allah has said in the oranda is that I just called it to you that when you engage in stuff, Allah does bless you and give you an take relieve the pain that you're in.

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So sometimes you find yourself in a very foul mood. Sometimes there's an argument between you and your spouse, sometimes you're working and it's not going well you're studying and it's not going well. Pause, stop and engage in is too far and keep doing it and make it a habit. And B isn't it

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that will improve a photo quality. Heather was de la de la confessor.

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hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen, Hamden? Kathy, I don't even know Barack and he was suddenly Salima Rasulullah Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa sallam?

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Yes, it's the far is for us when we commit a mistake.

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And our heart is not going to be conscious enough of these mistakes. As long as it is drowning in them. It's not going to notice these mistakes, if it's not a life. And the way to bring life back to it is with its default itself and then you will begin to notice even the small mistakes that you do.

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And then you will begin to notice even when your heart starts straying and forgetting

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and so you will engage in this too far.

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Not simply because you've committed a mistake, but you want to preserve your heart.

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And you will note also even after you commit a thought,

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after you actually you worship the law, that if your heart was not present, that it will you are done did not worship Allah in the way that he deserves to be worshipped that you will also engage in is too far to compliment your a bother and ask Allah to cover up its deficiencies and accept it. That is why part of the Sunnah of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam that when you pray

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and you finish your Salah you engage in is too far

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right after you finished your Salah

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what for did I commit a sin

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but you want a lot to accept it and to cover up whatever was missed in it.

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So you engage in SFR Rasulullah sallallahu wasallam part of his Sunnah

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was that in a setting when he sits with his companions before he leaves, they would count for him at least 70 and in some narrations 100 of a stuffer Allah?

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Like why would Russell relies on Allahu Allah who early us and them engage in so much as default daily?

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The sunova so the law is not just simply externally looking at certain way that yes, but Plus, the content of is sooner. Why is default so much 100 times just in one hour or so 100 times of its default Why? The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said another Hadith I notice a very thin veil surrounding my heart and I want to remove it. It's not the veil that surrounds our hearts our hearts are covered. Our hearts are forgetful but it's hard. Salalah audio cinema is so close to the almighty to the or merciful that he does not even want the slightest of distraction. So he says how do I remove these distractions? When I go and talk to my wife, I talk to my kids I start working the

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heart is going to be distracted. When I sell and when I buy the heart is going to be distracted. When I start even sometimes unintentionally glance at something that is haram it's gonna affect my heart. How do I bring strength back to it?

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spy is too far by taking time for it. And if Rasulullah sallallahu wasallam engaged in so much as default how much more us

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once Abu Bakr radi Allahu anhu comes to the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa said and they were eager to learn things that benefit them. It says yeah, Rasul Allah here I live need to know behavious on it. It says O Messenger of Allah teach me something I could say do I could say in my Sunnah. What does he teach him? He's teaching a boo book.

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The best of this room after Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he says, say Allah in Netherland to nfcu Goldman kathira were in the hula furuno Bella and fester Lima Pharaoh 10 min indicar honey inika Antara photo Rahim say yeah, Abu Bakr magian who is he talking to Abu Bakr say, yeah, Allah, I've wronged myself immensely.

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And no one forgives sins but you so forgive me a forgiveness from you and have mercy upon me. You're the one who is Forgiving and Merciful. That is in the Salah. You can see it in your suit, you can say it after your Tisha hood before you're sat down. But that is a duet from Rasulullah had to go back

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to tell you that it's not simply for the sinners. It's simply also for the pious and the righteous who want to be close to Allah zodion who want to keep their hearts alive.

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of the DA or of this state farm that is recommended. You can just simply say that a lot of stuff stuck to the law. You can say a statue la la de la ilaha illa Hall Hey, yo, yo ma boo boo la he and Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he says if a person says this and it's accepted from him, his sins all will be forgiven. That also could be a form that you can use.

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Say you do this differ alojamento Halekulani and Abdo Kannada. karateka starts in a fatal Hadith there is a DA or there's a vicar that is called the best of his Taha yeah Allah You created me and I'm your slave.

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And it continues till the end and in that Vicar of Allah as the origin and it's available in the books of the Quran the books of

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their you admit allows bounties upon you and you meet your shortcomings and you admit that Allah is the only one

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who can forgive a Bula kabinet medica Allah yo boo boo thembi I confess that you are the one who has given

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Send me that you are the one who had blessed me all the blessings that I have are from you. But I've returned and I disobeyed faithfully. So forgive me because no one can forgive except you your law

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and also the best of the best times to ask Allah for forgiveness and there is no time when it's not a good time to ask Allah for forgiveness. You can ask it in your Salah, after your Salah as you're walking as you're coming as you lie in bed as you're trying to go to sleep when you wake up you can do it consistently almost all the time.

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On but one of the best times to do it. The last third of the night. When they're sort of lights on a lot of audio said lamb Allah He says Allah descends in a way that befits His Majesty. And Allah says Halloween, Mustafa Ehrenfeld, Rhoda? Is there someone asking for forgiveness so that I can forgive them?

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So forgiveness asking for forgiveness is a remedy for everything is a remedy and the best of remedy is to take us from the swamp of sin, into the light of Allah azza wa jal from Hellfire into heaven. It is a thing that can fix our lives can bring us back to him. subhanahu wa taala can deal with our problems. And most importantly, in dealing with these problems, revive our heart so that a man is easy or is easy, hijab is easy. And so that we are protected from fitna and when we hear the truth we accept it. A lot of times the problem is that not that we do not know. We know Alhamdulillah some of us we know a lot, but the heart is irresponsive How will it respond? If it's not alive? So ask

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Allah azzawajal to make us from an mustafi rune. He will make us era but Allah one of those who asked you for forgiveness frequently consistently. And we asked you for forgiveness that you would accept that from us. make us feel bad i mean of those who remember you often and bring life back to our hearts. We asked you that the audible allow me to protect us from the consequences of our sins. We ask you to accept the good deeds that we have done. We ask you that you bring us back to your faith, bring us back to sada bring us back to Dakota, we ask the honorable alameen to make us of the softhearted who when they hear your reminders, they accept them. When they hear about heaven, the

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rush to it. When they hear about Hellfire they flee from it. Whereas you you're at home or Rahimi to make the hereafter The most important thing in our life. And the greatest pursuit that we have do not make is dystonia do not make the most important and the major concern that we have is this role but make it the hereafter. We ask you that you put Baraka in us and in our children and our spouses in our community and in the home of Mohammed Salah la vida he was in a long Marina for dunya has no authority has Anna Latina have enough. Aloha minister Luca Jin neto makabe Hammond Khalid Mohammed when an older becoming an early on acaba de amin Coleen Muhammad, when I said you can hire him as

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like Abdullah Mohammed on sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, when I became in shadowing Mr. caminho Abdul Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wasallam lahoma surgical Jenna dormakaba em and Colin Muhammad when becoming an aroma Rabbi at Hammond Coleen Muhammad, Allah Miam Oliver kulu kulu Anna Anna de Nick Allahumma Yamasaki Falco, Louisa, alumina Allah, Allah Houma Jana Milan Mustafa Irina kathira Well Mr. Walker Lena lubaina he was una tow button la sua horrible alameen Allah the killer now what are the nominal coffee bean, which are nominal meaning and seen on a ballot I mean, your your your, your movie or medical study, or sleep inertia and an akula when a tequila either unforeseen as

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well?