Seize the Last Ten

Ali Albarghouthi


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Alhamdulilah who want to say you know who has the fuel

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la la la la la la la sharika one of Mohammed Abu pseudos sallallahu alayhi

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wa ala Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was shalom.

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All praise belongs to Allah subhanho wa Taala we thank him. We asked him for his help his support his forgiveness, and his protection from the evil of ourselves in the sense that we do, indeed who serve Allah guides no one can lead us astray and who serve Allah leads astray no one can guide a witness that there is no one worthy of worship except Allah alone. And then Mohamed Salah while he was in his slave and messenger,

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the best of speeches, the Book of Allah. And the best of guidance is the guidance of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and the words of religious matters are those that are inundated. And every religious innovation is a bit out and every bit as his guidance and every misguidance will be in hellfire.

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The last 10 days of Ramadan, nights and days are the best of the year.

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And the last nights of Ramadan are the best of Ramadan. The fruit

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of our whole struggle

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of our efforts

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resides in the last 10 nights of Ramadan.

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And when you look at the example of a sort of lifestyle allowed he was in his lifestyle, his habit is sooner he would change when the last 10 would start. So it says in the authentic Hadees. Again, a true Laila, while Washington visa wished I had a female a puppy lady, it says when the last 10 nights of Ramadan would commence he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and it mentioned a few things The first of them is he would make his night alive in worship.

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That is, he knows salallahu alayhi wasallam and no one knows better than he does. He knows the value of those nights and what's in them and what Allah has deposited in them and what you can get out of them. So it says in that same Heidi Lisa had stayed up ready, he would put more effort in them more than any other time

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more than any other night. Because he knows that there is a lot to be gained from them

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and a lot to be lost if you neglect them. So what he would do is that he would spend his entire night on a salatu salam in worship. Typically other nights he wouldn't do this but during those nights he would

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and of course you would have to adjust this to your own circumstances but it needs an elevated state of worship.

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That's what it means you push yourself extra during those nights because there is a lot in them to be gained

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and in them is needed to cover and we'll see inshallah shortly the virtue of later to ponder and what you'll be able to get out of it.

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So that's why he's Allahu Allah He was in them would put that extra

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And maybe some of us towards the end of the month, we're getting tired and exhausted,

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lack of sleep like a food, we don't have energy.

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And then you ask yourself, where am I gonna find

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that dedication, within myself even put more effort

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at the lesson

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that we say,

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Have you noticed

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long distance runners who are competing?

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And when they compete on when they're about to reach the finish line, the last lap or so? What do they do?

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their pace increases, and they rush towards the finish line. And why do they do this, when they have the least energy, they've been running for 15 2030 minutes an hour or more. Now when they're close to the finish line, when you're almost out of energy, you push yourself even more because you see the finish line, you see the price, you see the glory, you see what you can get. So when you value that,

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go that effort, that reward from Allah, when you value this thing, you will find it within yourself

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to push, you find the energy within you. And of course, if you ask Allah for it, if you see a lot, I'd like to do a lot more. But I don't have that energy, I don't have that motivation. Grant me that if you ask Allah for that sincerely, rest assured that I will grant that to you, with the effort that you will put,

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consider, if someone tells you that and then land them for the next 10 nights, if you study, you're gonna pass that major exam that you're so afraid of not passing, and then the rest of your life is going to be easy. Or if you work on this project, for the next 10 nights, you're gonna get this lucrative job and position or that coveted promotion,

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or simply for the next 10 nights. Someone's gonna call you at night. And if you're,

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and you answer the phone, you'll win a million dollars, someone truly is gonna call you, but you have to be up.

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Would you stay up? Would you spend the night waiting for that phone call or studying or working on that project. If you value the outcome, you will do it, you will push yourself because for whatever what you love, and if you're what you love is the pleasure of Allah xojo. If what you love is heaven, Jenna. By the way, if you gain gender, you gain a lot more than a promotion. A lot more than a lucrative job a lot more than a billion dollars. It's better than all of this combined because all of that is in Japan more fame, power, riches, beauty company, friends, family, all of that is engender plus eternal plus the pleasure of a lawsuit.

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So there is everything to be gained, and everything to be lost. And that's why also Rasulullah sallallahu wasallam says about later, he highlighted

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in those nights in Ramadan, and in those nights there's a night that is better than 1000 months. Men 30 mahi mahi mahi rocklahoma home, if you're denied its blessing, you've been denied.

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If you are denied its blessing you lost.

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So there is a lot to lose and a lot to gain. And that's why he would push himself Salalah Holly who earlier was in them and it says also in that Heidi that recorded in the beginning.

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He would tie his lower garment to indicate to signify dedication and focus. It's like saying you know you tie your belt, meaning now now I'm focused on this. Now I'm all for this. Because he knows sallallahu alayhi wa sallam there are only few hours each night if you think about it. When you finish your a thought and you pray Eurasia between that and feather, you're talking about few hours only that you can get to Allah azza wa jal but the outcome, the consequences so great. So if you have that love, if you have that intention, that focus if you want to get it, you push yourself even in that you will find that energy a

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few days, few hours less than a month of Ramadan will be over and you would have to wait another year for another year for the forgiveness of Allah.

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another year for dries to be accepted. And it's most accepted in the month of Ramadan and how many people how many people,

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they pray to Allah azza wa jal throughout the month, every opportunity that they have incessantly without suffering with sincerity and they keep praying for the good of this dunya and the good of the hereafter. And Allah answers, they're dry and brings relief to them, and makes them better Muslims and removes temptations away from them, fixes their family fixes their children, because they've kept asking Allah azza wa jal at the right time without and without giving up these other nights for it, this is the time for it.

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And it says also in that Hadith, ye Allah, Allah, He received his family for a burner.

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And that's the beauty of them. sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is not just only me, and I was gonna wake up and pray. But you want that Bruce shoe to extend to your family. So you'd wake him up. This is a good time for you to pray, this is a good time for you to read the Quran. This is a good time for you to try to. And it behooves us to do the same.

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To do this in an attractive way, not in a repulsive way. Hey, Trey, what are you doing that to chest size, not to condemn? Hey, put this away and read some Koran that drive people away by yelling at them, but actually by telling them why they should be praying, why they should take advantage of reading the Quran, why they should make dua to Allah. And don't put on someone a burden beyond what they can do. But at least bring them closer to Allah zodion and make them understand why they should do it. And have them love it because if they love it internally, they'll do it without you asking. had them love this and see the benefit out of it.

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So these 10 are very special for a civilized Allahu Allahu alayhi wa sallam.

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And in them there is a leader too.

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And that is what Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was seeking in all of those nights, they're all special, but among them the most specialist Laila to cut, and enough to know that Allah azza wa jal mentions that night in the Koran, and dedicate an entire sort of forage and give them the title of that night to that sudo. We've sent her on on Linux,

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it is better than 1000 months. And if you think about it,

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I may have wasted a lot of time, I may have committed a lot of sins, I may have wronged myself,

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and committed injustices against myself and with my relationship with allies, etc, etc, etc. can I ever compensate for all of this? The answer is later to Qatar is right there. If you happen to be praying during that night and Allah accepted reading the Quran and Allah accepts it. Making Donal accepts it be counted as if you've done this for more than 83 years. It's not 83 more than it's not 84 it's more than it's not 85. It's more than how many more Allah zildjian knows. So to be counted as if you lived another pious life for Allah

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for few hours at night,

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and Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told us about some of its signs.

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He said, in Holland and Belgium, it's a late night it's a bright night.

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Somehow, it's an easygoing, smooth night. That how rotten whatever it that it's not hot, and it's not cool, but it's in the middle there. Your Murphy had been

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there no shooting stars during that night.

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And the number of angels he said it's a lot to send them on that night, I thought I mean, I did have more than the pebbles, the small stones on the face of this earth means that you have this how many angels descend from the heavens all the way to the surface and they populate this earth, all of it. Because of this lesson night

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because Allah God loves it because Allah accepts it. Because Allah frees people from Hellfire in it. And you and I could be among those people in the company the angels of Allah has ever done. But what do we need to do? We need to ask Allah for support the Allah make us of those who will coincide with later to puddling their worship and they will be accepted we need to make that dry. Allah make us of those who value that night give us the energy to worship you on that night. Make use of those who are accepted on that night we need to motivate ourselves, motivate our families, you're going to receive something great soon. Something that actually can change your life. If Allah wants it, it

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can change the rest of your life. kalon wants it it can change the hereafter.

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Feel for few hours.

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So isn't it worth it that we push ourselves a little bit more, find a little bit extra energy, put our phones aside for our social media aside, put our internet aside, put social conversation aside for just a few hours each night and pray and ask Allah has loaded and feel the beauty and the sweetness of being close to him subhanho wa Taala it's worth it. The Allies though, did help us to do this

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hamdulillahi Rabbil alameen

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wa sallahu wa Sallim wa salim Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he was happy he was selling them. So what did he used to do so a lot he was in them during the last 10

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he's reported a bad day is that he used to do a ticket

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to be stationed in the house of Allah azzawajal for the last 10 nights of Ramadan, all of them

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where he will detach from worldly

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considerations sessions and just focus solely on the worship of Allah has, does not mean that you cannot be in complete isolation no can go on can be in complete isolation, but you're more closer to Allah has in his house detached from distractions outside and this is something inshallah that we should try. Maybe you have the time and you can make it together for the whole last 10 nights and hamdulillah if you cannot then a couple of nights.

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If you cannot, then one day if you cannot get his seemingly busy over even on the weekends you can then whatever hours you can dedicate them give to Allah xojo give between Muslims and Asia or after Asia to federal are a couple of hours this night a couple of hours that night have to go home whatever it is, but you say to yourself when I have some free time, I want to try this thing that they collect together What is it? What is it about it that the Prophet sallallahu Sallam every single Ramadan he would do this? What is it that it is that it does to your heart to your focus to your relationship with Allah azza wa jal? How does it reconnect you to the hereafter and disconnect

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you from this rule? And being so obsessed and focused on it? It gives you time to

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grow your email. It gives you time to understand the origin. It gives you a hard time to live this faith. So when you have the time and if you have the time. Don't be stingy with yourself and give yourself the opportunity to be in the house of Allah azza wa jal

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if you've done the whole do the whole thing, if you can just say to yourself, I'm going to try one thing. I'm going to try Madrid or Asia to federate one of those nights just want to see how it feels. And when you're in the house of Allah azza wa jal give your phone a break

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give social conversations online offline a break and start talking to Allah the Almighty what should you do when you want to worship Allah as of the during the lesson Salah so that the Torah from beginning to end reading the Quran

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and then understanding instead of seeing what Allah wants out of it What does a lot one from you to do when you have read these is making

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making do and especially allow a nigga when two people are for for

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a lawyer after giving you like to pardon so pardon me Forgive me. Say it in Arabic You do not know Arabic say it in English but ask Allah for forgiveness for you for your family. If you're in trouble as a lottery ticket away, afraid of something that's the law to protect you from it as the laws to protect your children your family as a love for protection for the amount of alcohol use and whenever you hear of a tragedy a travesty hardship going here or there as a lot to save them as a lot to protect us from

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remember alcohol often during those nights you get tired especially if you're in Africa, bring with you and Islamic book about the serial versatile lines olalia send them to serial number on the names of Allah as something that when you read brings you closer to Allah pick up that book and read and switch between all of that. And trust me you will feel if you keep doing it with dedication. When the mentor the month comes you will feel different. When you're going to leave the house of Allah zittel you will feel different. And if you take that feeling with you and allow it to prosper and continue you will be transformed because of it. So give yourself that vacation.

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needed vacation from the dunya and visit the hereafter visit the pleasure of Allah

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and Allah Allah to bless you ALLAH forgive you every single night every single day. Allah will free people from Hellfire and allow accepted to how will you be among those reliably among those who are allowed to make that So, so ask him Subhana Allah, Allah Allah, Allah Allah make us of those who will worship you during those last nights of Ramadan, make us of those who will have that energy, dedication sincerity to worship you well during the lesson and nights of Ramadan, and accept your love from our Sadat accept our reading of the Quran. Accept all our

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mean for us and for our families and for the law to make us Allah those who populate all their time with things that you love. And stay away from senior hameroff amin we ask you to bring our hearts back to life during those nights we ask you to accept us and accept our families into general but if we accept that we ask you that you will increase our income and increase our because of those who have come back to you allow us sincere repentance, every single sin from our hearts form our bodies will form our families and reformer the

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makers of those who have fasted the month of Ramadan amen and why and what free during the nights of Ramadan amen and and who will pray in late 2020. And all the previous sins will be forgiven. Whereas your violin in the highest stations in the agenda and complete protection from Hellfire and protection from the punishment in the grave, who asked me to give us a good end towards towards our life and to make our death upon that either. Illallah Muhammad Rasulullah and when you resurrect this let us run this in Muslims, and you help us to see Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and make us among his company was here to save us from everything that was you know, to save us from

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every sin and every illness will save us from death save us from every evil that will bring us closer to help fire and grant is every virtue that will take us closer to your anatomy. Where's your banana need to cleanse our hearts whereas he filled our hearts with water to fill our hearts with. Once you fill our hearts with tranquility and serenity and certainty so that we know that your promise is a true promise. And the promise of the fund is a false promise. We ask you to save our children. We ask you to save our spouses we ask you to save

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hold environment. Let's look at Mr. Mohammed. And he was in the beginning surely massage

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while he was in them, along

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with a bit blue banana DNA.

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Amen Ramadan

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Amina Muhammad

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sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,

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