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The Reality of Iman

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Ali Albarghouthi

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candelilla heinous murder who want to stay in or who want to stuff futile when we let him in surely unforeseen our cftr Melina Mija II know for now multi letter will my youth little fella ha da da y Chateau La ilaha illallah wa hola Sheree Kayla. Why no Mohammed Abu hora sudo sallallahu alayhi wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa sallam I'm about to fire in the higher Alhaji Nikita Allah tala hiren howdy howdy Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, Masha Rama Rama de to Hakuna Matata in VEDA hula tiene de la llamada de teen fee now

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begin by praising a loss of Hannah who went to Ireland thanking Him and asking for his help and support and forgiveness. And we asked him to protect us from the evil of ourselves in the sense that we do. Indeed whosoever Allah guides no one can lead astray and who serve Allah leads astray no one can guide I bear witness that there is no one worthy of worship except Allah alone. And then Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is His Servant and Messenger. The best of speech is the book of Allah. And the best of guidance is the guidance of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and the worst of religious matters are those that are innovated, and every religious innovation is a beta

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and every bit is misguidance. And every misguidance will be in Hellfire about

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Allah azzawajal presents a parable an example in the Koran and untold okay for a lot of aloha methylome

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Do you see how Allah azza wa jal had given an example in the Quran? The good word Kelly mettam cleavers. A good word. cashew gelatin flavor like a good tree also has habit. its roots are firmly in the ground will Pharaoh have his summer and its branches reach the sky. Due to Kuda Kula hain in Baden europea it keeps giving fruits by the permission of Allah azza wa jal it keeps giving its fruits all the time. And a lot as Odin says at the conclusion of this ioway illegal anthology nurse Allah azza wa jal give gives these types of parables and examples to people that are lomita karoun, so that they will remember

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this example could be an example of any good word that a person says but it's also and the best of good words or good statements is the word of tawheed, or the statement of tohei La ilaha illAllah Muhammadan rasul Allah.

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And also it's an example

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of our Amen.

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That is, Allah azzawajal wants us to understand that the man that we have in our hearts

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and gets translated into the way that we live his life to the tree.

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And if you observe that tree you'll find that that tree is made up of roots and a trunk and branches.

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And if that tree has healthy roots deep into the ground,

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that produces also a strong trunk and can carry the branches it will give branches that will spread everywhere and will give fruit that benefits itself and everyone who comes into contact with it. That is the example of a man

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all of us

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by the help of Allah azza wa jal have a man

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but men varies considerably.

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A man varies based on the roots, what is it based on? And based on the trunk, what do you do with it?

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After it comes out from the ground?

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He man varies considerably between when Allah azza wa jal says, As it says in the Hadith,

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a hurried woman cannot be mythologize or rotten when a man when Allah azza wa jal will tell

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the angels and the pious and Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam those who will intercede see and seek in Hellfire who has a mustard seeds of a man, get them out.

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It is a man then that saves from the misery and punishment of hellfire.

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So they do not stay in it like the non believers would, but they entered it because they did not have enough amen in them to protect them from hellfire. That is one end of the spectrum of the people who have a man on the other end.

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A lot of lies and a lot of us lm

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says that people are in the accumulator. Oh Nana Jenna kamatera en el cap he says you are going to be looking at

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Are some of you going to be looking at

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the people in the highest positions in general? Like in this world, you're looking at a star.

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See the distance and how far that star is. He says you're going to be looking at the people either the highest Asians in general.

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Like you're looking at the stars. They said O Messenger of Allah. Are these the Stations of the prophets that no one else will be able to reach? He says no.

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But these are the stations of who region M and o Bella. He also Docomo, Sally, and these are people who have emailed in Allah and they believe the prophets of Allah. That is these highest levels of Jenna are not simply and only reserved for the prophets of Allah. But ordinary average human beings who did not receive revelation from Allah when they have enough email in them. That email will elevate them up there all the way up

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to positions that will be coveted

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and envied not a terrible not a bad top of envy, but people will praise them because of the email that they have. There is an email that saves some Hellfire and earns the honor of Allah as origin. So people within Eamon there is volume, the NFC, mythos, acceptable hierarchy, different levels. And within each level, there are variations there is the volume lien of say, people who have a man but the man is not strong enough. So we can make sense. And we compromise a lot of commands, and we forget about them, and we ignore them and we commit injustice against ourselves and others. This is the volume.

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And the motto said, is the person who does what

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stays away from the harem,

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and does the obligations. That person will be saved from punishment and hellfire. But there is a level higher than that which is sad that will hire on the one who hastens rushing towards rushes towards the righteousness, and that is the one who stays away from the harem does the obligations but rushes to obey Allah azza wa jal.

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He man is not simply something that is static or inactive, I just get it. And I feel that I just have it and nothing changes with it. No, it was actually the concern of the Sahaba of Rasulullah, sallallahu alayhi wasallam that they would monitor their hearts monitor their state. And if they find that their emotion decreased,

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they find that their hearts are no Well, they would invite each other and say, Ah, this been an omen, Sir, he says said to a companion to a friend of theirs. Let's sit for some time so that we can increase our Eman

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together by reading the Quran by praising Allah azza wa jal by pondering the names of Allah the wonders of these universe, whatever is going to increase our Eman. Let's sit so that we can increase our Eman together.

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And the way that a person increases their emotion and must increase their Eman because go back to the tree. And it's example. For you to have a healthy tree, you need to nourish it. You need to take care of it. It's not going to grow on its own, to bear the fruits that he wanted to bear to give you what you want it to give. If you're a farmer, you'll understand how much care you need to give to your plants, to your trees for them to give you what you want out of them. So if you want that tree to be healthy, you need to do two things nourish it,

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but also protect it. And only then will it be a fruitful tree. So when Allah azza wa jal says after the honeymoon, the believers are successful.

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You're looking for success. It hinges on Mmm, the path to success

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there but over here is a man. So the believers will have believers will have success. And the truly successful all the believers there is really no measure for success in this dunya

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except the measure of a man because you could be and you can try your best, but materially you may not be successful. worldwise you're not may not be successful, that does not define you as a failure. That's not failure in the eyes of Allah azzawajal that's not a failure. And of course that is not a call for us to abandon this world and give it to those who disbelieve in Allah azza wa jal and for us to retreat in our messages thinking that this is enough.

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was never enough for a solo la he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to retreat into the masjid if he just simply retreated into his Masjid and to his private quarters and privately worship. Nobody would bother him

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because he's not bothering anybody.

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But he knew that this he man means that I believe, and I change and I change people around me.

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So success is yes, worldly success, but that is subject to success in the hereafter success in the eyes of Allah xojo. So when Allah azza wa jal says, they are successful. Allah azza wa jal begins it with salah and ends it with salah

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and then you know whom Allah Allah to him, you have a boon they are they keep their Salah, they observe this Allah

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the ones who have who sure and their Salah, let me know if you Salatin harsh, your own, they have for sure and their Salah. And so you understand where we understand that this Salah

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is the life of your Eman in my email.

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If you notice that your Eman is weak.

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If you notice that your relationship with Allah azza wa jal is now well.

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If you notice that you are when you see the harem, you are attracted to it and not only are you attracted to it,

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but you actually break the barrier, a sit and you go and you do it without hesitation and without remorse. No regret if you find that, then that is an indication that a man is weak.

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Why is he man is weak? Because a man is not strong enough or have I have let it be so weak that I started to taste the sweetness of something else but not the sweetness of a man.

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See Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says in a hadith telethon kunafa Halawa, tell him and he says the three things that if they are in you, you will taste the sweetness of a man that Allah and His prophets of Allah Allah He was in more be more beloved to you than anything else. And he akuna la hora Sudha de la Hema mercy wahama

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and the second is that you love someone solely for the sake of Allah azza wa jal when you hit Burma Allah Yakubu Illa de la and the third one is one year caranya Eau de Falco free Come on your coffee now and says Andy hates that he would return to disbelief or end up in disbelief as he would hate to be thrown in the fire. The last part of that Hadith and we're going to come to the first two parts, but the last part of the Hadees tells you something about your feelings compared to what Allah likes and dislikes.

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If you have tasted a man, if we have it, a man has a taste.

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When you increase it, a man has a taste just like you when you taste food.

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And because of it, it makes you happy and you crave it and you want more of it. When you taste enough of a man you will find sweetness that will make you happy, and you're going to want more of it. And because of it you will hate but Allah xojo hates.

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So if you find yourself and I find myself always attracted to what Allah azza wa jal hates, and that attraction and that love brings me closer to it and I'm doing it repeatedly, then I have not tasted the sweetness of a man or I forgot about it. I don't have an enough solid basis to keep me away. So how do I stay away from it must begin by observing salah and having kosha in it.

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That becomes the medicine that becomes this uninterrupted connection with Allah azza wa jal. Everybody prays but not everybody prays the same and not everybody gets from their Salah what they're supposed to get. Where is your future and your Salah? How much do you remember in it Allah azza wa jal? How much do you perform in it what you're supposed to do? And then what you are recommended to do? Do you spend time asking Allah azza wa jal confessing your sins, thinking and knowing that I am helpless, helpless except for Allah support, giving him all of your needs and asking for Allah azzawajal to save you praying exactly as if you're going to die afterwards as if

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this Salah is what's going to be standing between you and punishment in the grave or between you on punishment in here in the hereafter or it is what is going to be standing between you and fitna in this life or the fitna of your children or the fitna of your spouse, this salah and this is what's going to save me

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Salah well, Nadine O'Malley love women, and those who stay away from idle useless speech. So he man is not simply basically about I'm doing doing doing but also

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So when it comes to Haram, I indulge in it No.

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Because it also says in the sequence will Latino homely Fujian hospital and they protect their private parts. So a man is also about protecting it.

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protecting my eyes protecting my ears, protecting my tongue.

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So when there is idle Haram, indecent, vulgar speech, I stay away from it because

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effectively and surely, if you engage in something that displeases Allah azzawajal, your Eman will decrease.

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And when your email decreases, and we do it, sometimes consciously, I know I'm doing Haram. When your email decreases, then the shade plan it is helpers and Allah enemies, all of them will attack you. Because you've lowered your defenses.

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You've lowered your defenses and you became an easy target.

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So they will attack you. You forgot to water your tree, you fry you forgot to spray it against insects and not allow the insects are attacking the tree. And it's not producing the fruits that you expect from it. And so your man is shaking in my ear man is shaking. And the reason is, I did not take care of it.

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What are the normal is the catify

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also about expenditure about giving money from the law azzawajal whether it's the obligation, but also beyond the obligation to treat the stickiness of the self

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to treat our love for the dunya so that we favor Allah and we favor the hereafter more than we favor this life. How does this happen? As long as you are attracted to this world

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as long as you give it preference.

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Then you're and my Eman is still weak.

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And you akuna la hora Sudha la human merci wahama that Allah and His Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam are more beloved to you there anything else? That's the sweetness of email. That's not just simply miraculously going to happen that I'm going to wake up one day and find that I love Elon his profit more than anyone else and anything else that happens through effort through through determination through effectively and consistently staying away from what Allah hates and consistently trying to do what Allah loves. through reading the book of Allah azza wa jal and understanding what it says, through looking at a last creation and understanding the greatness of

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Allah through what I see through making dua, Allah azza wa jal I want that type of love. I want to taste it before I die, that I truly favor you more than I favor anybody else and the test for this is semana wattana, and also to be mountain Zilla, Hema Robbie when we know when Allah azza wa jal praises Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and the people who are with him that they have believed. What do they say you are called who send me an hour. They say we hear and we obey.

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We obey not because somebody is forcing us just like praying. I'm not praying because somebody is forcing me or respects me always scold me if I don't pray, not doing it because of that. But we here What do we hear? are we listening to my parents forced me to pray, my parents forced me to wear the hijab. My neighbors expect me to do certain things. So I'm living according to their expectations. Here you're not hearing and listening to Allah azza wa jal, you listening to them to people. And you remove those people, you have no incentive then to be praying or putting on the hijab. So your email and your Islam is because of other people.

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But the Rasulullah sallallahu send them on the Sahaba around them, they say you send me an A we hear what Allah is saying.

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And we obey it because Allah is saying it trusting him subhanahu wa taala completely

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for Allah, Allah, Allah umina Hector, you hacky McAfee Masha arabinose is by Allah azzawajal they're not going to believe they're not going to have a man until Hector you hachimura until they make you Mohammed, the judge

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and all the disputes that arise between them

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and then they find no discomfort in their heart. With what you have said with your judgment, will you send him with a slim and they submit to it completely?

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There is a level that Hugh and I can reach. We may not be there yet. We might be in a level where Yes, I have emailed but still I have some hesitance in my heart when it comes to what Allah said some of what Allah said some of what Mohammed Salah Holly was in them said some of what has been done. Why this and why that why did Allah allow this but not allow that to have some this this hesitance

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but when you leave reach a level of a man when you know Allah well

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And you know, Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, well you will be able to see Samia, Donna we hear and we obey, whether it broadly in general or in detail, whatever comes from you, yeah, Allah azzawajal I knew it must be true. It must be and whatever your messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has said, it must be true, I believe, because now I know it through evidence,

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through experience through contemplation, I know it to be true, so I'm not doubting it. So if Allah as though the judges something

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meaning he reveals it in his book,

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you're going to inherit this much but not that much. You are allowed to do this but not that.

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That heart that loves Allah azzawajal will not ever object to it, if What if they know that this is what a loss it will never be able to object to it and then they will also

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be okay. And satisfied and happy

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with Allah zildjian as a judge in their lives, if Allah gives them something or denies it, if Allah puts them on a path that they did not expect or choose, but it's a different path. If Allah zojila flicks them and test them with something,

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their Eman satisfactory tells them in a satisfactory matter tells them Allah azza wa jal, the one that you love, and the one who loves you have chosen this for you. trust him.

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When a human biller, he

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is the one who has a man his heart has a man in Allah Zota Allah guides their heart.

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This is about a person who not just simply that but about a person who gets tested gets afflicted there's almost see but in their life, and they know that this is from Allah azza wa jal, so they are patient and they know that the best is what Allah has loaded has decided so they are patient because of it is a it is said that if you have that belief, Allah guides you heart. Allah extracts you from confusion extracts you from fitna extract you from pain and fills your heart with satisfaction and happiness. So even though you're going through some difficult times, he might be smiling. And why are you smiling because you know two things what is happening to you is happening by the permission

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of the one that you love, and who loves you. So it must be good. And you know also that whatever is happening to you, in a moment's notice a lot of delay can take it away.

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So if Allah chooses for you, he chooses what is best, how is this going to happen?

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Unless a person really has a man and Allah azzawajal and he takes care of it likes he takes care of anything that is precious, precious in his life, or more. So that's the amount that saves in this life and saved in the hereafter who normally had was the hero line. You were looking for stuff

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hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen Hamdan catharanthus Mubarak and Fie Saliba Salah. Manasa re Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa sallam

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receive the lives of the law to send them says also about a man or a man or woman was only short by a man is made of 77 something precious Allah, Allah Allah, Allah Allah Allah the highest of those branches is the saying of law, a law in the law now has the lowest of them in multiple other Anatolia removing harm from people's path will higher or short between men and women and higher is also a branch of a man. Here Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam had given the range. And this is how you start climbing and getting more and more of a man because it's made up of different or several or many branches.

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So the more that you do of them, the more that you will have a man and it begins with the saying with a confession of La ilaha illAllah Muhammadan rasul Allah, not just simply saying it but believing it and not only believing it but really believing it with all of your body. And the more that you know of it in detail with evidence, the more that you that your Eman will grow because your certainty grows. And we should try to climb in certainty. I mean, one of our objectives should be to go upward in in certainty, as

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Ibrahim alayhis salam or Barry Nikita to allow them to come in. He says I brought him and he said MCC

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Allah showed me how you revive the dead and bring them back to life. He says, Do you not? Or did you not believe that Bella says I do have a man we're lacking the Atma in Appleby because I want my heart to have more certainty. So the more that you know, the more that you understand you will have even more certainty of man and you will have a closer relationship with Allah azza wa jal. So it begins with that Isla Illallah. He says the lowest of them, just if you're walking inside the masjid outside the masjid and you find something that will harm people, you just remove it, which includes in it that you're not introducing harm.

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Something as simple as this

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is actually part of email. And then he said sort of low audio cinnamon Higher,

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higher, which we can probably translate as shyness or recoiling from anything disgraceful. Anything that upsets a lie, anything that is shameful, that is higher

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than it should be in both male and female, staying away from haram staying away from a suspicious staying away from what is ambiguous.

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I'm not going to bring disgrace upon myself in this life and in the Hereafter. So I'm staying away from Haram, this is higher, to be shy.

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That is the whole local Islam, this is the character of Islam.

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So increasing our email

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is our mission. And the more that you do of it, the more that you will gain from it.

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So ask Allah Zota to give us more and more of it. And before I leave, in fact, let me remind you that as the brothers have traveled, to come and ask for your assistance, and then building the masjid, and in financing it, take the opportunity, consider it and connect it to what we were saying today. That Eman is an opportunity. Whenever you find something good to do, you rush and you do it. Whenever you find that you can levy a pain and hardship you rush and do it, remove harm and protect people from it. You go ahead and do it. And you do not procrastinate and say I'll leave it to somebody else. Because Yeah, maybe somebody else will pay and they may not need you. But then you

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and I have lost that opportunity to help to be part of something good and for our email to grow this day.

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And you don't know.

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If you have an opportunity, whether it's going to come back again or not. And you do not know if you missed that opportunity what it could have liked to have other good things that Allah azzawajal will give to those who say yes, yeah Allah we hear that this is something that pleases you, and we will do it. So

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honor their request.

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honor them as guests, honor their hardship and travel and try to support them in Sharla, as much as you can. And add to this also make dua that Allah azza wa jal guides them facilitate their endeavor and helps them to continuously serve him subhanho wa Taala in ways that makes him pleased with them and pleased with us. So as a lot of blood I mean, are hamara hai mean? That he forgives us all of our sins? The big ones and the small ones, the ones that we know about? And the ones who are pre forgot about? will ask him about me to strengthen amen and our hearts. Were asking we were on hamara I mean to make us of those who protect their amen from sin and suspicious matters, and rush towards

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the forgiveness of Allah and what pleases him was kimberbell Allah made to make us of the people of Jenna, not of the people of Hellfire to make as of people will reach the highest levels of Jenna them and their spouses and their children and their extended families. And we include in this throughout the rest of the omo Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam I mean no but I mean, we asked you to protect this year Allah from all the fits in that which is apparent in that which is hidden. We asked you to protect us from Schick and Cooper and beta. Where's your bellami to protect us from the evil ourselves? Was your hamara Hamid Gina domov Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sallam upon your

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book and the Sunnah of your prophets of Allah Allah He was in number have been identified. dunia has an awful lot. He has a nakina either not Aloma Liverpool with a bit una de la jolla Masada fell pulumi sadly fluvanna Allah I think, aloha minister Luke Elgin Natoma Cordoba em COVID environment when not only becoming a Natty or Makarova Iam in cold environment when I say local para que la de la jolla Houma alumna I mean who am Allah Allah when not only becoming a shuriken Li Jie Li Jie Li ma? I mean who am lm lm? When I say look, I mean Heidi masala cap Luca Mohammedan sallallahu alayhi wa sallam when he became in shelter he musta the Camino Abdullah Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa

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sallam, yo yo yo yo movie Matic and studied also the Helena Shannon akula, wala tequila and fusina perfetta hi