Istiqaamah – Holding the straight path during hardship

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The struggles of Islam during the pandemic, including the loss of loved ones and the loss of support, have led to struggles for Islam's audience. Multiple speakers share false statements and actions, including those who do not want to be called and give false advice. The importance of involvement in deeds and activating others is emphasized, along with the need for support and guidance. The segment also touches on the three levels of Islam, including the heart, body, and mind, and emphasizes the importance of not feeling too busy and not feeling like too busy.

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Dear beloved brothers and sisters in Islam.

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We go through times of our lives, individually, as a community as as an ummah, when there are ups and downs, when there are times that we might feel abandoned, we might feel

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things are getting darker, things are getting tighter, we might feel that there is really no glimpse of hope apparent to us, that times are rough.

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And there is no clear way out.

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And we sometimes have to wonder, where to go from there,

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how to seek help, how to seek the guidance during these particular times.

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And there is nothing better than to work

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at

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the best

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of creation Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,

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and the Sira of our Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam because Allah He there is no situation and there is no dire circumstances that this OMA would go under that the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and his companions didn't go under.

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They were tested and tested hard. And Allah Subhana Allah describe the tests that they went through.

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And how they were Zulu, Zulu, they were shaking heart

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until their hearts reach their throats at their beloved colluvial 100 Watt also known Abdullah Hassan owner

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so if we ever think that any discomfort

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any test that we go through,

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it is something that might be overwhelming.

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Let's reflect on this see it off. So Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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And there is no more time.

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That that was harder and more apparent in the life of Al Habib, Mustafa sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, then a year

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called the year of sorrow, the year of sadness.

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There was a series of events

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that happened that year.

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That culminated to the point that the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam the Hadith,

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told the Isha that at the end of that year or during that year, the day of attire was the hardest day of his life. Salalah Holly yourself.

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That year, I'm an huizen.

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According to the majority of scholars,

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because it's after 10 years

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of Dawa 10 use of Naboo 10 years of calling to Allah subhanho wa Taala with the message of Tawheed.

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And only a handful

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of companions

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were following the messenger SallAllahu wasallam

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and they were weak.

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They were persecuted.

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And the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was seeking a way

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to increase his Dawa to get it out.

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And during that particular year

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the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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was hit with two

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personal losses.

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The first one

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he lost

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his uncle,

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and what he was like a foster like a second father to him, his uncle Abu Talib,

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as the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was raised, and the houses I will call him.

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And for the last 10 years, he enjoyed with the Muslims the protection of the house of Hashem. Because of Abu Talib.

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And when Quraysh wanted to boycott the Muslims, they had to boycott the entire clan of Hashem because of Abu Talib. Until that boycott was broken, I will tell him was standing solid. He was not a Muslim, and he died, not a Muslim.

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But he was standing as a protector.

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He was standing as a barrier

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between the excessive harm of Quraysh

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and the Muslims

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and he died.

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And then that same year,

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the source of comfort

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in the house of the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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our mother Khadija dies

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now it's directed that the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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had tremendous love

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to Khadija on the Allah Han.

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She was the only wife who would not marry anyone with her.

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She is the only wife who he had children with.

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She supported him.

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She was one the first Muslim

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probably the first Muslim.

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She believed him

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from the very first moment

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even when the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was trembling with fear, after he started to breathe, she was the one

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that reassured him.

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Hola Hola. Yo, sequela whoever then

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he lost Khadija.

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And the harm of Quraishi was increasing.

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No support in Hashem, no support in Makkah, and no support in the House.

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So he tries sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to get some support somewhere else.

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Maybe somewhere else in life.

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The tribes have a tie for strong.

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The powerful if Allah subhanaw taala guides them that would be a good support for Islam.

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And that tells us brothers and sisters, when we reflect upon the zero, there is no harm for Muslims.

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Although we rely on Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, completely and absolutely in 100% is to seek help and support for our cause.

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From allies

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From people who can help us

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in times of difficulties,

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he goes sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to thrive.

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And he offers

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the word of Tawheed.

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And he had an awful reception sallallahu alayhi wasallam

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not only the people of apply for rejected his call, but they ridiculed him worse than police did. And they allowed

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their young boys to start stoning the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa salam and chase him out of Fatah If bleeding

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until he calls upon Allah subhanho wa Taala

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and Tara boon mustafina on therapy, either mentor Killarney

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la mia kobika Although another one Aliya fella who barely

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I used to be naughty word he can Karine Hola Hola Hola.

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Hola The Ashoka to be Hillsville nomads or Salah hubby he Umrah dunya and akhira in any other book are we in Zillow USA talk like a lot about Tada Hola Hola. Hola. Quwata illa Allah. He sat down sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and narrated this dua as it is narrated in a Syrah to you Allah. I complained, not to anyone else about

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the weakness of my strength.

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It didn't complain about them. It didn't complain. sallallahu alayhi wa sallam about the circumstances that he was going through. It didn't complain about Quraysh he didn't complain about a five. He said I complain about my own weakness. That's what I seek help with.

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make me stronger.

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In a cash cool Bertha Qulity welcome letter he Letty.

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I have no means no ways left.

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So give me away.

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Well how Ania Allah nurse

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and the humiliation that I suffer with people.

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So give me strength and dignity.

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With your mercy I call

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You are the Lord of the week. You are the master of the week and you are my Lord you are my master.

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And the DUA

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says inlandia kobika Audubon Allah Fela Valley if you have no wrath against me that I did, that's all no problem. La obelisk. It's not a problem.

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I could care less.

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As long as you're pleased with my effort, as long as you are pleased with what I'm doing all that harm, all that injury.

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It's not a problem.

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And that year,

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Allah subhanaw taala reveals a series

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of ads and so on.

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And Allah subhanaw taala tells us in the Quran and Sunnah

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Allah subhanaw taala reveals this Quran the new third BTOB he b2b For ADEQ

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to strengthen to steadfast your heart

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and that year,

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Allah subhanaw taala reveals a series of I art and saw

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amongst them is Surah two wood

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and the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam commented specially

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on those I had an under sewer

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and he said sure your Bethany who don't want a Howard

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hood

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and it sisters brought gray hair to me

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because in hood,

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Allah subhanaw taala gives us instructions about what to do

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in these times

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when things look so desperate

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And so dark,

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how to behave, how to get out of this. What do we need to do?

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To reach safety?

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And earlier Matt said the key to that is in verse 112 and 113 solitude

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Allah Subhana Allah Allah says, For statim came out with Milt, Omen Taberna

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wala thoughtful Fairhill fala Tato inna hooby meta in nahi meta Malou never see you.

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While there Turpin will Allah Dino volumn?

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Well May Allah comin to Nila mean Alia through mulatos sorrow

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in these verses Allah subhanaw taala says for stepping left,

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stay on the straight path as you are commanded

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you and those who repented with you

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do not transgress.

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Indeed, Allah is all watchful over what you do.

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And don't lean towards those who transgress.

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Because you will be touched by hellfire.

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And then you will have no protection from Allah.

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And then you will have no help and no support.

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Two very powerful verses that deserve

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contemplation.

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Because if we are going through some hard times, we have to look into these verses and analyze them.

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Allah Subhana Allah Allah tells us in this ayat, that when you are

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going through hard times, there is one way out of it. That's the path of st karma. The path of sticking and staying on the path of Allah Maha of Allah and His messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, but there are three different wrong responses that you can take. And those three different wrong responses is what Allah warns against.

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In these ayat

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first,

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wala tapa how

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people can fight oppression and transgression was a similar transgression.

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to Lyon law, horrible Victorian.

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Allah says, Don't lash out

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with transgression against transgression.

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If someone wronged you, you don't wronged them, you stay on the straight path.

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Probably taqwa, you continue on the path of agile and your son and Eman.

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You continue on the path of Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam.

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You continue to be who you are.

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The second

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wrong

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response is to withdraw

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is to withdraw and to be isolated and not to get involved.

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Because Allah says it's stuck in come out with a woman to have a Mac. And then he ended up he said, he never will be my time my Luna that said,

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Allah is going to see Allah is going to arch Allah is going to be observant over what you do, how you're going to respond.

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Not of her, how are you going to sit back there and watch

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and then the third wrong response.

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In times of hardship.

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Allah says what letter can il Allah? Allah Gollum.

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Some people under pressure, they give up

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and they follow.

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They say we just go on to be with the victor.

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We have to be part of it.

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Allah says Walter kennel and our recruit. A recruit is when the heart

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surrenders is when the heart accepts, is when the heart accepts anything that is wrong. That is Rakuen

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there's any leaning towards those who transgress and those who oppress and those who do wrong. Allah Subhana Allah to Allah is saying to Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and the companion feta, Masako menar

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beware, be careful, any inclination towards those who are wrong

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no matter who you are, you will be exposing yourself to the harshest punishment of Allah subhanahu wa

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So, we cannot be idle,

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we cannot be passive

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and we cannot go along

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we cannot just say we're going to pretend

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that we're really not much of a Muslims anymore because the atmosphere is just not supportive of Islam. We're not gonna door to Kuhn.

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We cannot not do anything. Because Allah subhanho wa Taala says it now who will be metta maluna Garcia, Allah will be watching will be recording and ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala we'll see what we do. We ask Allah subhanaw taala to guide us to do the best and to please Him like Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and companion pleased him and to continue on the path of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as companions are called nomatter Snowtown was tough for Allah Allah the Melly welcome fair for them suffering please come forward and make room for your brother and sister in the back.

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hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa salatu salam ala Muhammad Ali he also had the mind stuck in come out with Meerut be on the straight path be on the right path? How do we do that? And yes, the time is short. I want to go quickly over the three levels of karma. First instant karma has to be in the heart. The first level of karma and the heart has to do with two things. The two things are karma and Nia and Taqwa our intention has to be straight. Our intention has to be clear. And we have to know why we're doing things and want to have it sincere for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala all our deeds, all our actions have to be dedicated completely and sincerely for the sake of Allah

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subhana wa Taala for the sake of message of Tawheed and then we have to have the teclado heart we have to have the piety. We have to have the fear of Allah, the preparedness of the day that we meet Allah subhanahu wata either and to stay on the guidance of Allah and His Messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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The second level of st karma is what manifest from the heart on the tongue, and that is allistic karma to feel cold. And that is to always say the right things always say to truth and stand with the truth, and always to stand with people have the truth and to support those who say the truth with what we say.

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And the third level is alarming

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is our deeds. And we first start with Amanda salejaw is we straighten our own acts. And the last chutzpah was about salah and that is how it starts.

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When Allah subhanho wa Taala first spoke to musetti Salah in Mignon Allahu La ilaha illa walk in solitary decree. The first thing Allah subhanaw taala asked of His servants of his slaves, pray, do your Salah when the Allah subhanaw taala brought the messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in Mirage he gave him the salah.

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We fix the Salah we move on to their mother Saudi and then we get involved.

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We do charity

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and we be advocates for the goodness. For hydrometallurgical Jacqueline nurse

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for Islam being the better and the God that brings the best to mankind, that's what Islam is all about.

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It's a message of mercy so message of Rama, its message that brings the best

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to everyone. And we have to be involved in that

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the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam made it very clear

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that the best of believers

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are the ones and right I mean, come on come on failure for a year, those who see something wrong, they need to change it, bat with their hands with the work. If they can't, they have to speak against it. And if they can't, at least they have to deny it in their heart. And that is the weakest that is the least that is the minimum they can do.

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And that is the path of a stick karma. And when we pat when we reach that path of karma, Allah subhanho wa Taala will give us support in this dunya and ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada will get us out of any trouble that might afflict us and Allah Subhana Allah to Allah will bring us victory and Allah subhanaw taala will give us what he gave the Sahaba withdrawn Allah Allah him.

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Allah subhanaw taala says in the Latina called rockburn Allah Who master karma, that an SLO Allah human Malaika, Allah to half

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were Absheron Bilgin Atilla T comes down to I don't know Alia oh come Phil higher T duniya waffle. Mera wala confy hermitage to him for sukham wala configure method down those who say Allah, he's our master, Allah is our Lord, and they stay on the path of a stick karma. The angels will descend down upon them, the angels of Allah subhanaw taala Do not be afraid, and do not be saddened and have the glatt timing of Jenna, that you been promised. We are your supporters in this dunya and in akhira,

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and you will have whatever you will, whatever you want, and you will have whatever your heart and your your, your soul would want, and who does not want to be on that path and who does not want the support of Allah subhanho wa Taala and his angels in this dunya at the time of death, and in the time of resurrection, we ask Allah subhanaw taala to be of those who stay on the path of karma on the path of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and his companions and to aid us through these difficult times and to bring his and bring poor and bring strength to Islam in this land and in every land. Allahumma is that Islam on Muslim mean? Why Ali B Kelly metacercariae Maulana Kalamata

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