Ammar Alshukry – Jumuah Kuthbah 11-08-2023

Ammar Alshukry
AI: Summary © The transcript describes a conversation between speakers discussing the importance of learning about Allah Sub ultrasound to feel privileged and privileged in Islam. The speakers explain that every human decision is impossible and that individuals learn about Islam through experiences and experiences. They also mention a scene in Nicoma where Jesus says the law says no effort to Allah, but he loves to forgive. The transcript describes a jumbled mix of small talk and advertisements, making it difficult to summarize the overall context of the conversation.
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All the below administrator Nora Jima Smilla Rahmanir Rahim Hamdulillah robola alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala sherfield mbi well mursaleen so you didn't Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa Salam wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa barik wa salam, my beloved respected to you brothers and sisters and children. Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah heeta Allah wa barakato. Inshallah, I will ask you to ensure that you come forward and you tighten,

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tighten the tighten the rolls sit very close to each other, we are expecting a large crowd. So inshallah we want to ensure that everyone is comfortable

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just a few quick announcements that I have. First of all, I will ask our volunteers to go through the lines and ask you to support the Islamic Institute of Toronto was, you know, we have a number of expenses for the operations of this facility and for the running of our programs, so please brothers and sisters,

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donate as generously as you can. But today insha Allah they instead of the

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line collection going towards it, we are dedicating the line collection to our brothers from

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from the Tofik masjid

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and hamdulillah our brothers are here brother Osman and others and they have set up in front. So we would like you to donate to them generously, if not through the line collection, but afterwards, their Masjid is located on Oak Street, south of the 401 long Western road. And this Masjid was also the subject the target of an Islamophobic attack a

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few months ago, so they are struggling, but Alhamdulillah Madrid's buildin struggle have the burqa. I also want to remind you that our summer camp is continuing next week is the last week. So if you still have your children to register, please do so. We've been full every week since we started the summer camp. So please go to and you can register your [email protected]. Also, I wanted to remind you that next Friday, we have a special program in collaboration with European Institute. European Institute, as you know, is an established Islamic Institute based in the US and now they have a branch in Canada. So European Institute Canada next Friday at 6:30pm to 9:30pm. And the

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speakers are shaping Ibrahim Hindi, who you know very well. Sheikh Abdullah Oduro Sheikh Abdullah Hakim quick and Sheikh muslin 630 to 930 There is a small registration fee, if you go on Register just for $5 and attend the program inshallah.

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Brothers and sisters, I wanted to remind myself first I knew that the minutes that we have the moments that we have with each other are very precious, and therefore we should try to know each other and try to engage with each other in a special relationship. And I say this because last Friday, our beloved Kori

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Sheikh Ali Salim was here and he recited the Quran for us very beautifully.

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And then on Monday night he suffered a stroke Subhanallah and he is now hospitalized. We make dua for him and us Allah subhanho wa Taala to grant him a speedy and complete recovery. And each of your DUA is important in sha Allah, so please keep him in your prayers, and we hope that he can recover. Also one of our brothers Mohammed Khan passed away today. And so we make dua for him also, may Allah subhanho wa Taala ACCEPT Him in His mercy and grant him genital fear dose.

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Insha Allah

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We are pleased today to have with us someone who is well known, especially by the younger generation. And this is our chef Amar al Shoukry. Sheikh Omar Al Shoukry is a well known speaker. He is the director for Al Maghrib Institute USA. And we met with him and Sheikh Khalid, But Sunni earlier today, Sheikh Khalid is the founder of Al Maghrib and so today they're here in the GTA Sheikh Ammar will be doing the football for us inshallah we ask again for all of you if there is a spot in front of you please fill it and please tighten the rows because we have a number of people coming in and we want to ensure that there is no disturbance during the hotbar inshallah I can see

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brothers I can see that there are gaps in the rows so please if there's a gap in front of you don't feel ashamed please go up and fill that gap and stay close to each other in sha Allah Sheikh Amar Milla

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appraisers due to Allah Who is magnificent in its essence. Perfect and his attributes undeniable in His presence. All praise is due to Allah Who has the most magnificent names of praise that is forever for him. A praise that eternally remains may send peace and blessings in their most perfect fashion. May He send greetings and salutations that are completed.

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everlasting upon the best of his creation, Muhammad Sallallahu said let me perfect his rank and elevate his station for he taught us what we did not know. And he gave and he gave and he gave because he loved us. So, ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada says in the Quran, Oh you who believe fear Allah as he deserves to be feared, fear Allah as he deserves to be feared, and do not die except in a state of Islam. And Allah subhana data says, Oh mankind's, Fear your Lord who created you from a single soul, and produced from that so its mate, and Fear your Lord who have you asked each other by and by the ties of kinship, verily, Allah is Ever Watchful over you. And Allah Subhana Allah says, Oh, you

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who believe, fear Allah and say that which is correct, he will correct for you your deeds and forgive you your sins. And whoever obeys Allah and His messenger that they are indeed victorious,

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as to proceed.

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I have a friend of mine,

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who I've known my entire life.

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And my entire life, his father has been smoking cigarettes.

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My friend became a very practicing Muslim.

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And as much as he tried to encourage his family to adopt better behavior, one thing that he could never get his father to stop doing was smoking cigarettes.

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And on one occasion, recently, I was talking to my friend on the phone, and he said to me, guess what I said what? He said, My Father, quit smoking, said Allahu Akbar. His father is in his 70s. He's been smoking since he was a teenager. That's over 60 years of smoking cigarettes. What made your father stop? He said, My father's older brother.

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He has an older brother, even though he's in his 70s. He has an older brother, who he loves and respects so much. Just like he was his hero when they were kids. He remained his hero his entire life.

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And so he said, his brother lives in a different state. He came, and he visited us and spent a couple of weeks with us. And before he left, he was going to leave the next day. He said, My mom came to me. And she whispered to me privately, and she said, before your uncle leaves tomorrow,

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talk to him privately, and ask him to tell your dad to stop smoking cigarettes. And my friend said, I can't do that. It's not my place. It's inappropriate for me to impose myself like that. She said, No, just do it. He said, Okay.

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So he went and he talked to his uncle. He said, Before you leave, can you just talk to my dad and tell him to quit smoking? He said, Okay, I will.

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And while they were at the airport, when they were bidding farewell, his uncle pulled his dad aside.

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And he said to him, I am completely pleased with you.

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I am completely happy with you. If you could just do one thing for me, said What is it anything? He said, quit smoking cigarettes.

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He said done.

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And he didn't smoke cigarettes since.

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And I thought to myself when he was telling me this story, what incredible rapport must this brother have with his younger brother, what incredible love admiration respect this brother has for his older brother, that when he commands him, not even a command makes a request, he immediately response. And he changes lifestyle habits, that he never was able to change because of the request, and not wanting to disappoint someone that he loves so much.

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That say,

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if you know the commander, the commands become easy.

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When you know the commander, the commands become easy, not even in our lives. When I was in kindergarten, I would have to explain to other kindergarten students why I wasn't able to switch my tuna sandwich for their salami sandwich or their ham sandwich. And I would explain to them that I'm not I'm not allowed to do that. And they will say why Allah doesn't allow it.

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And they say, Well, why does Allah care? And then when you got to middle school, and people started today, you'd have to explain why you're not able to date girls and have a girlfriend by seventh grade or sixth grade or eighth grade. And you would say, Allah doesn't allow it and then when you got to middle and high school and people start drinking, Allah doesn't allow it and then when you get to university and even more things are opened up. You are navigating and avoiding and staying away from things that are Shaohua their desires.

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They're, they're pleasurable, and everybody else is racing to indulge in them. And you say, I'm not going to indulge because Allah subhanaw taala doesn't allow it. And when you graduate from university and even more of the world is opened up, because now you have money and you have things that you have interest and you have other things that you can take advantage of.

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Still, you say Allah doesn't allow it. And the question remains the same. Why? Would you refrain from doing something that is an opportunity? Why do you refrain from desires? And why do you refrain from

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access for Allah subhanaw taala. A lot of times we make the mistake of communicating the commands without attaching people to who the commander is. If you know the commander, well, if your heart is Love is filled with love for the commander, the commands become easy. And so in this brief hutzpah, and whatever time I have remaining, I want it to just remind all of us about who Allah subhana data is.

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One of the great lessons that I want us all to know is to pay attention to how Allah introduces himself.

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Don't just hear about Allah subhanaw taala from others, from your friends and from your parents and from the community even but look and see how Allah introduces himself in the Quran. Allah subhana wa Tada introduces himself saying, hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen

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All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds. And so Allah is love Bula and I mean, he is the rob you know, Rob means. Rob means master Sustainer nourisher creator, developer maintainer, ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada is the one who provides for everyone and everything. There is no doubt on the earth. Allah subhana Dawn says there's no creature on this earth. Illa Allah, Allah He does, except that ALLAH provides for it. You know, if you meet a father, and you ask him and you say, How many kids do you have? If he says anything more than two? He's at the risk of people saying, Look, well, that's a lot. That's a lot of kids.

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And people say things like, that's a lot of mouths to feed, a lot of mouths to feed.

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Okay, how many miles does Allah feed

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a billion people every day wake up. And they've got dreams and aspirations and problems and concerns and needs. And Allah subhanho wa Taala provides for them. And then the creatures that we know exist and those that we don't know, to exist, Allah subhanaw taala provides for all of them. He is the love boulard I mean, and when you are bending over in your record and saying Subhana Allah be allow them. I want you to appreciate the greatness of this Lord that You are bowing down to.

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We believe that Allah Subhana Allah, God is love. And he is my rock

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so intimately and privately, but he is the rub of everyone else, just as beautifully and just as perfectly. We believe that Allah Subhana Allah God is perfect in all of his attributes.

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Everything that we've heard about Allah from Allah or from his messenger cellulitis is completely perfect. Allah is perfect in his knowledge.

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There, they say, Yeah, Allah Macondo Amaya Kuno Yoku loca Anika K vehicle in an amazing statement. But before I translate that statement, I want to tell you what Allah says about himself. He says we're in the home affair to

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lie in love. Allah says he knows he has the keys of the unseen. No one knows them except for him. And there is no leaf that false except that he knows it. Well, that habit if is automatic. It's been what I add is in a lovey dovey movie. Allah says there is not a grain of sand that shifts anywhere on this earth. You know, we learned back in elementary school when we sat there and we were tracing leaves, that they are unique. And snowflakes are unique. And you are unique in Canada that you're able to experience more snowflakes than many other people.

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And yeah, you see this incredible design from Allah subhanaw taala. And he knows the descent of every snowflake, and he knows the shift of every grain of sand. And Allah subhana data says nothing moves on this earth except that it's recorded with ALLAH SubhanA data. We believe that Allah is knowledge is perfect. Ly lindora be what I answer. My Lord is never wrong. You know, sometimes, because we grow up in non Muslim societies we say things that a Muslim wouldn't say or shouldn't say, Oh, I'm so sorry to hear about that loss. They're gone before their time. No one's ever gone before their time. Laura B when I answer, ALLAH SubhanA Dawn has never mistaken. No one goes before

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their time. No one stays beyond their time. And Allah subhanaw taala never makes mistakes, and he never forgets. Allah never forgets.

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Allah's knowledge is perfect. And the scholars say even beyond this verse, they say, Allah knows everything that has happened the past, and Allah knows everything that will happen the future. And Allah subhana, Allah knows everything that didn't happen, if it happened, how it would happen, everything that didn't happen, if it happened, how it would happen, all of the all of the ways our destinies would have played out for us to be in this moment of time, every decision that every human being ever made would have had to have been made in the exact way that it was made for us to be here. And yeah, if any one of those

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how our universe would have played out how our destinies would have played out Allah subhanho data knows all his knowledge is perfect, and when his knowledge is perfect, and you pair it with the belief that ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada is a man or like him, that's the next person. So with Advaita and having a lot of anatomy and Ramana Rahim, He is the Most Merciful

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than I am content, that the script that was written for me by Allah, Allah, and the Rahman Rahim is a better script than I would have written for myself.

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And so no matter what my destiny writes, For me,

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I am completely comfortable with Allah Subhana Allah, Allah is decree, because it is coming to me from a Lord, who is so perfect, and so beautiful. You know what Muslims say, on the best day of their life? They said, hamdulillah

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and you know what Muslims say on the worst day of their life. They say Alhamdulillah

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and people who are not from our community, might be incredibly perplexed by that.

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Okay, we understand what you say and hamdulillah and things are great, but why do you say in Hamdulillah, when things are bad, because of what we know about Allah subhanaw taala we know that this bitter moment that I'm experiencing, is coming to me from a person from Allah, who is more merciful to me than I am to myself.

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Who wants good for me? And so the prophets of Allah Islam says Ajibade movement in

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a popular question that I get is, why do and many of you I'm sure have heard before, why do bad things happen to good people? And the answer to that is bad things don't happen to good people. Because the province of Florida has said them said, amazing is the affair of the believer. Everything that happens to the believer is good. That's only for the believer. Because if something good happens to them, they are

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thankful and that is better for them. And if something unpleasant, undesired painful happens to them, they are patient and that is better for them. They understand that Allah subhanho data says the good and the bad as tests. And so the consequences if I am patient are always going to be good. It's only to lift me it's never to break me.

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I recognize that ALLAH SubhanA diatas Mannerheim so we believe about Allah, that he is what

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we believe about Allah subhanaw taala that he is more merciful to ourselves, he's more merciful to us than we are to ourselves. I believe about Allah Subhana Allah that He is perfect in his knowledge, there's no mistakes. I believe about Allah subhanaw taala that he is looking forward on.

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Your notice of loss allah sallallahu wasallam he says, The Catarman Iman, the Hadith and Simon Sinek. He says that Catarman Eman, that person has tasted the sweetness of faith Mirabilia Billa Helaba wellbeing Islami Dena, or the Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam Nebia that person has tasted the sweetness of faith, the one who is pleased with Allah as their Lord and is pleased with Islam as their deen and is pleased with Muhammad as their messenger. You know, the more a person learns about Allah, the more a person starts to feel privileged, that when everybody else is going out worshipping whatever it is that they're worshiping, because everyone's worshiping something, there

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are those who are worshipping money, there are those who are worshipping youth, there are those who are worshiping beauty, there are those who are worshipping idols, there are those.

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Everybody is worshiping something, you don't get to choose whether you're a slave, but you do get to choose your master. And so I feel so privileged that I'm worshiping Allah.

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And when everyone else is following a lifestyle,

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I feel privileged that I am following a Serato stuck in I'm following his thumb and when everyone else is taking so and so as a role model, and so and so as a leader

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that I get to follow Mohammed bin Abdullah Salah is and

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that is a great honor and privilege and the province of Allah as Adam says, when that person feels that privilege, they feel that sense. Now they've tasted the sweetness of faith. It's a taste that they can that they can sense

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And so when I learned the attributes of Allah

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and I learned that Allah is a lawful right, I don't have to go to a confession and confess my sins to anybody.

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I don't have to do anything incredible to repent to Allah subhanaw taala other than have remorse other than with myself between me and Allah subhana wa Tada seek forgiveness, tried to change my behavior, commit to never doing it again. And Allah subhana wa Tada is not angry to forgive me, but also la sala de Sydenham says, love Allah who, for whom he told me that Allah subhanaw taala is more happy with the repentance of his leaf than a man who's out in a desert.

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And all he has is a camel, and that camel has his food and water and then he loses the camel.

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I want you to imagine this MAC going through the emotions of fear and panic and resentment and anger and despair and disbelief and all of those emotions. And as he finally reconciles with the fact that he's gonna die, he sits down waiting for death, and all of a sudden he sees his camera in front of him.

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And little Sulu, la sala lightyear sent him said, the man jumps up and he says, hola hola.

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He says, Oh Allah, you are my slave and I am here Lord.

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God it completely backwards. But also la sala de Sena says, I mentioned that in Farah, he made a mistake in the sentence because of how happy he was. This would be a Hollywood movie, this entire episode it would be and yet Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam is giving this description of his happiness to the description of who? Allah Subhana Allah, when one of us repents to him, Allah loves to forgive.

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What a privilege that I have a Lord who loves to forgive. I'll end with the hadith of an a Sydney Matic reported by Timothy

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he says the law says sort of sort of lost the license says that Allah says it in Nicoma without any without any effort to Allah, Allah Makana Minco buddy. Oh, my servant. As long as you call upon me, and have hope in me, I will forgive you no matter what you have done. And I will not mind

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Oh, my servant. If your sins were to reach the sky, and then you sought forgiveness from me, I would forgive you.

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Oh, my servant. If you were to meet me on the day of judgment, having the Earth's weight in sin, and then you you met me not committing shit with me. I would meet you with what is equal to it of forgiveness. So what does this beautiful beautiful Lord request from us? That we worship?

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Well, Maha Lakshmi Jinnah instantly? I only created mankind of the jinn except to worship me. What greater privilege honor could we possibly have to hope in life than to worship a master? Who is so beautiful Akoto Master Master mostaccioli We're looking for such a novel overhang.

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hamdu lillah wa salatu salam ala Rasulillah Hi, this is cinema cinema. cathedra come up brothers in sha Allah make some space.

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For those who are standing outside there are a number of people standing outside please move forward

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the action item from this football is very, very simple.

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And that is to simply learn more about Allah subhanaw taala. Learn more about Allah. It is the most spiritual inducing topic. It is the most beautiful topic is to learn about Allah to read about Allah subhanaw taala His names and attributes. Read a book about Allah subhana data as names take a course about Allah subhana Dias names, watch videos about Allah subhana data's names. Very unfortunately for us. We've relegated the names of Allah to V something that you just learned in Sunday school, memorize a song and that's it. I know the names of Allah, but every name of Allah is access to him.

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There's a lot that I can say but

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we'll end with this in sha Allah to Allah we ask Allah azza wa jal to allow us to hear the speech and follow the best of it. We ask Allah azza wa jal to make us of those who love Him and who are loved by Him and love actions that will get us His love. Allahumma Inanna is a local Jana Omar kurabe.

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