Reflections On The Prophets 09 Polytheism

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rahmanir rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa salatu salam ala shortfill mB musetti Nabina Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi adjumani.

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My brothers and sisters in Islam as salaam alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh.

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And what a wonderful gathering This is in which I asked last time to Allah to bless us with His mercy and His forgiveness and to unite our hearts, my brothers and sisters in Islam. Today we continue the lessons from the lives of the prophets, Allah him of de la sala to the slim peace be upon them all. And we have reached a very significant

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lesson here from the story of Noah alayhis salam This is a very significant event for all of us to learn about. Prophet North alayhis salaam Prophet Noah is something that has been mentioned in the Quran in various sources.

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In dozens and dozens of yet there is one whole slaughter about

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a national holiday center. And it is called sort of No.

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And there are many other yet which speak over and over in different ways. But with the same message about the people of no Holly his salon, what happened to them and why they are mentioned.

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Just to recap, last week, we spoke about the end of the life of Adam alayhis salaam,

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and that his children carried on

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and how free mixing occurred, how music played a picture in causing free mixing and then leading on slowly and gradually to Xena until adultery and fornication was widespread.

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And for about

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10 generations

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and some say 10 centuries.

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So Allahu Allah, if it is 10,000 years, 1000 years, or 1000s of years, there was no Shrek, nobody worshipped idols, nobody worshipped other than Allah subhanaw taala. Nobody made partners with a las panatela in any shape, or form.

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And we mentioned that the shaitan does not

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take you immediately

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to refer to disbelief to shake or to major sin. But he gradually works with you step by step until you finally get there. The shutdown works step by step with the people of the children of Adam as he had promised, as a police as promised, we mentioned this, about five weeks ago, the debate that he had with the last panel died.

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He said I will lead all of his children astray. We are known as your main why is that they go genetic, by your honor by a Majesty I am going to lead all of his children astray.

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So let me live until the Day they are resurrected. And the last one that I said to him, you will be awaited until the day that is known. Meaning when the world ends

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on all the people tell us your mission is now over. You've tried and my servants you have no power over them.

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And anyone who follows you, you and then will both enter in Hellfire, nothing will nothing will decrease from my kingdom. They won't hurt me in any way.

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But I just want the best for the people. And this is the way for them. So at least and his soldiers began. Now that we're ready, you have

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greed, selfishness, murder

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proudness proudness a shark as well, but I'm talking about the open ship

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and Xena

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meaning immoral and morality.

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Sexuality started to become widespread in one part of one type of people. Obviously there were the righteous and there was an unrighteous. When the shaitan had all of this in place. Now he is ready to bake the cake. Now it's ready to be baked. And what did he get out of it? He got the final thing which is shipped this is what he wants. He wants should it because he knows that Allah is a foreigner Rahim. Allah is forgiving. Allah is merciful.

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Allah forgives all sins.

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Allah forgives all sins.

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In Allah Allah Yes, if you don't use Raka v. Well, hello, Medina, Delica Masha, Allah does not

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Forgive on the Day of Judgment, anyone who comes to him on a day of judgment and may have died with ship, but he will forgive anyone other than if he wants. So there is always room for repentance and renewal for people who have done since no matter how major they are. Sometimes they repent. They do good deeds, Allah knows but sherek never

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once you die, which should never you can repent from should have when you're alive. But if you died with sheer can have never repented from it, that's it's over.

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That's the AIDS no room. And that's what the shaitan once

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there were five individual righteous men, the names of whatsoever, Yahoo, Theo, Nestle. They were very good men that were righteous men, pious men.

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And when they died,

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they cried and the shaitan saw them gathering around his funeral.

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So he thought to himself at the time of grief, at the time of sorrow, I'm going to get them

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at the time of grief time, sorry, I'm going to get them I'm gonna get the ones who are really affected by it.

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I'm going to get them at that time. So they said he said to them, why don't you just build monuments out of them so you can remember them? So they built monuments out of them? I thought it was a good idea. And they had monuments where they had died. So they were remembered. That was the whole idea.

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Now, as so far, you know, nothing major has been done that just built monuments.

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And the carving of statues was actually forbidden right from the beginning of time.

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Even in the Old Testaments, you know,

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carving of carving with stones and statues is forbidden.

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I went to a Christian church, a Protestant church, I think it was a Catholic Church, I'm not sure. And I asked the priest is carvings of pictures allowed in your faith in your religion? He said Actually, no. So I looked around and there are carvings all around the top of the roof and on the sides.

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I said but I see carvings around there you have a different denomination. He felt embarrassed then he just put it shook his head and he says yeah, I know And over time, people have you know invented and putting new things and stuff. I know I'm What can I say?

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As a result of that the Christians began to worship

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idols. An idol idolatry into their religion is also forbidden. But they began to worship a Sally center that began to build statues of a Sally what they think is Isilon look like putting them on across a note face it. And that would seek Magda to it.

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Or to the statue of Mary Mary, Mr. listener, as they proceeded the Jews to Iraq to a wall, and they say it's holy. This is idolatry, no matter how you interpret it.

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This is idolatry.

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And thinking that the wall is holy, so they, they put the Jews put pieces of, they write on a piece of paper for their request.

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And then they place it in one of the holes on that side of the wall, if you've ever seen in Jerusalem, and no one's allowed to look at it forbidden, right? It's your secret that God's gonna hear it. They have used the wall

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as an intercessor intermediary between them and Allah Spano died.

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I went to Lebanon and in the village, I say I come from the mountains. And when I went there, I was only 1314 years old. And in every village, they've got names. every village had one or two special graves. Special graves, right. And then there was a century not allowed to touch any of the trees around that grave. They say if you touch a branch from me,

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that man is buried in that grave is gonna come out at night. He's gonna choke you in the middle of the night. So don't touch the branch. Don't touch the leaves. Tom thought to myself, wow. Where did they get this idea from?

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They say to me, there's a prophet in there. I went to look at the grave. While you won't believe it. The grave is like from here that I measured at one time. It was about four and a half meters long. There was another one in my mother's village because my mom comes from and other villages in their column shares Eunice.

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There's another one called nubby prophet murmur. I've heard of that name Christian villages.

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And share fuchsia or nebrija. Joshua.

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their graves are like seven meters long.

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Maybe they were that big. I don't know. But nobody knows what's really buried in there. What's up with these graves. They go there? Well, like I'm talking because

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I had cousins and relatives and friends I say, with my I'm 1314 years old. Why now? Go up there, they got matchsticks

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and they put stuff on paper. They burn the paper and put its ashes in little holes in that grave.

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I guess of Hannah law. When I saw what the Jews do, I thought well as the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Let that be a synonym and Cana kubla Khan, you will follow the traditions of those who will before you had the World Cup that even caught them step by step, foot by foot, right behind them had the courage to move, even if they were being sarcastic here, even if they were to enter the hole of a lizard. You would follow them call you Allah who doin Masada Salalah call FM and they said, Are you talking about the Jews and Christians are gonna follow them like that? You know, sort of like you said, Who else? Really, you look at a lot of customs and traditions we have

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knock on wood.

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Today I met a Muslim. I didn't know it was a Muslim. At first I said, Well, my father and has this, I'm not gonna say the full story maybe someone might know. And we're still meant something as far as this lasted all this time. I said knock on wood. Otto does some Greek or some because Greek students a Christian Catholic orthodox, they do it. And I remember, I found that he's a Muslim.

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Now, I'm not gonna pick on him because I have cousins and relatives who do it to knock on wood. That's like to keep the jealousy away. So no one can give you the I do you know, knock on wood came from. It came from an ancient idolatry tradition, where they believe this, this these people believe that religion believes that souls of dead people good spirits go into trees into forests. And they used to go and get blessings of the trees. They used to cover. They used to touch them, knock on them, and say you see as a knock on wood for blessings. This is shirk, layer to build.

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And I take their children to those graves as I saw in my village, my dad's village, and they bring the sick children, the ill and they bring them there. And they pray.

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They pray to Allah, but at the grave, thinking that this person in the grave is going to be in the intermediary between them and God. This is exactly what the Christians and Jews do in their religion for those of you who study they make intermediaries to reach a last panel time. I entered one of the graves one of the those places and I saw an old woman with her two daughters taking off their shoes before they entered into the wall surrounding the grave. And they had them select you know, like this agenda like this one, the prayer mat. They put it there and I started to pray as if and it's to them was more like more holy than the masjid itself.

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And what are they praying for? I said, what are some What are you praying for? They said, we're praying so that Allah can give us blessings. Because of the good deeds of this man who is here, this prophet, Allahu Akbar, I remember the Quran, say the people of know their actions, when all the way to the people of Quraysh people of Christ the Arabs who worship the idols, when all the way there whatsoever without God, NASA existed from that time, and when all the way is according to say, Hadith which I mentioned last week, when all the way to the people of koresh.

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And they added on top of them and let willows and the others and hoebel. And there's other names. And Allah sent down a verse in the Quran saying,

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Why do you worship them?

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In other words, and their response was like this, in a manner, a Buddha, whom Leo curry buena Illallah, his own firm, we are only offering our worship to these idols, because of the cause of what they represent, in order to bring us closer to Allah in order to bring us closer to Allah. So they really weren't there already worshiping Allah, but they had to make them as the intermediaries, a local them was rakuen.

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Now back to the people of North, this is exactly what they did. Generation after generation, the shaitaan was able to convince their children with a little bit more salt and pepper as if you like a little bit more salt and pepper, a little bit of spices over here and turned it into idolatry. They started to worship these statues. He said, your forefathers used to worship them. Why don't you worship them as well? Surely your forefathers wouldn't have had him here if it wasn't for their importance. And so they began to give them offerings and pray to them My dear brothers and sisters, they worshipped idols which they carved their own hands.

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There's a little joke that Amara mahapatra delana once made, it was a tradition. Not a tradition but like just a

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this get together with the Prophet sallallahu Sallam after each fudger pray, they'd sit and within the Quran, Quran everything that sometimes sit together and also

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selam materias companions talking about something humorous that they used to do wrong in their past. Not that they were boasting about it. But they used to make fun of it, and what they learnt out of it. So one day, and I said, let me do something funny or not, it's still smile, you know, to make them feel good about the joke. So I'm going to hop out of the line, no one said, I used to have a statute, which I kept in my house big. And whenever I went on a journey on travel, suffered, I couldn't carry this statue.

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So what did I do? He said, I, I used to get some dates and mold the shape of my statue and carry it with me easier than holding a huge stone. So instead, I put it in my pouch and travel with it for blessings for Baraka from my statue from my God.

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sampler. Now, those of you heard about Kalani, who was a big man, and he especially in j helia, he is still he needed a lot of food to you know, cover all the nutrition that has to circulate through his whole body. So he said on my way, I used to run out of food, I eat too much, and I get hungry. So I start eating my God.

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Good is God start eating.

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I also saw someone smile to that.

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So these the covet

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with their own hands, and then worship it. So panela

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just before I move on today, in our days,

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there are some examples I would like to point out to you.

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Within the Muslim traditions, not Islamic but Muslim. And depending on which culture you come from, there are certain acts of shirk, which we don't realize that they are, and we need to learn our Deen before we learn anything else Really? I mean, well, we should pay more attention to it

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and learn at least the basics of it so that we don't fall into

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your into houses these days. And what do you see on the wall? You see images.

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You see talismans, you know what I'm talking about? Little objects which they hang up? Has anyone seen his little objects to hang up on the wall? Maybe it maybe you can understand when I tell you an object looks like a shoe, but reversed upside down.

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Or the shape of an eye and with a blue stone inside that shape, sometimes made out of gold or silver or metal.

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They also put it on children, especially babies when they're born. I don't know about your culture in my culture. Yes, they do that all the time. It's one of the gifts which they get for a newborn. They put it on him Nicola has these are in Lebanese

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the blue stone and what it's meant to do that in their belief is that it keeps away jealousy. It protects them so Panama or the shoe which they put upside down they say that bad luck goes through there and exits because they put the shoe the other way or bad luck comes into the house

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a shoe

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and there's this one center Muslim house and there was like

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what do they call it big thing looks like a hand in there are things that dangled down from and it says something dreamcatcher the hanger up over the bedroom. And they they capture good dreams.

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But also some tourists how to get good dreams and how to avoid nightmares told us recite colada Robinette global Falak ayatul kursi which Allah sent down you actually verbally say it, but these people believe it. And where did they come from? Well, I that did not come from Islam. They came from Greek theology Hinduism. Buddhism is also not Christianity from Judaism they also

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from Confucianism,

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all these different religions that were made up over time, and Muslims now adopt them. Sure. And then when you tell them read the Quran, they haven't got time when the Quran would have taught them this exactly, unquote, and is what prevents harm.

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The words of a last minute data calling upon a lost Panda and not these things you cover with your hand and then you say it's gonna prevent harm.

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tell a little story. I think I've told you this before when I went to the village about 1314 years old, they said to us if you go to that grave, and you take any of those trees you're gonna get it's gonna choke you at night. So one day I woke up Friday I was living with my grandmother and I love mercy on her soul you know old mud house made out of old bricks, just two rooms and his little toilet on the side if you want to bathe you got to go into that toilet cover the the ball and his balls are in the ground you say and then bathe from from a bucket the traditional way

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now that they might we have to heat up the word is no gas electricity up there. So my grandmother needed some wood we call it say corn she said give me some say corn, some wood and look for say good there was no wood around the house. So I thought to myself, I'm gonna go up there. There must be some really good trees there. I think that lasted for a good month.

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So I said to my grandmother, I'm going up there. Obviously, love forgive her. She had that tradition. She's not to be blamed is what she's been taught. So don't you dare go up there and get that wood.

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I talked about a few kids six, seven years old, I thought they're on the fitrah and we went up there to the grave. And I saw a nice old tree. We broke it small one and I cut up into pieces easy with your hand and gave each child a little bit and I carried the big trunk and we came down the hill in the village just so you can know sort of picture what I'm telling you. There's the village over here

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and they call it an abbey murmur is a chef Yunus is up there on a little hill and as you're coming down everyone can see you Everyone can see as you're coming down so I'm was really going to be sent as to this when I did something like that. As I'm coming down I said to the children say Allahu Allahu

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Allah is the cure. Allah is there and he's the one that prevents harm if he wants is the one that gives you a few once. We're coming down like that. And the children his little voices. Hello.

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You can hear echoing throughout the village coming down, everybody stopped brothers and sisters. Everybody stopped.

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All you can hear is the brain of donkeys. The donkeys really because there's donkeys up there, right. And cows, everybody stopped working. The plowing the picking. And they watched they watched me and these kids coming down

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as soon as we reached the bottom here the parents ran to the children they slept them bash them they put them in the houses that crying poor kids in the woods all over the place. And they came up to me I'm just about to kill me saying to me Don't you fear Allah

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if now if now you know subjected us to harm

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no since we're going through them brought it to the home that already told my grandmother I was dead. She's outside saying by Allah's names, you will not enter my house with that would. And I don't know you.

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So I did up some fire outside

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and heated up the water and use that myself.

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Had some young people coming down, holding their shovels and they said to me tonight, you're gonna cop it. So we're gonna cops it tonight.

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That profit up there is going to come out of his grave is going to choke you.

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I said to these young fellows, I said, Listen, you're intelligent.

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You're intelligent.

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If that profit is if that man is really a prophet, and he was alive, he'd give all the trees away to you give everything you want, while they'll tell you to leave the fresh trees and only take the dead trees so you can use them. Isn't that right? sadaqa charity, they thought about it. I said secondly, why would he want those trees he'll be in general right now. Or he's got something more than that. Hamas is left this world. They thought about then I gave him the Hadees if I met Adam and katama lemons at Santa Barbara and he dies all his actions are cut off except for three things. What an ongoing charity which he has left behind. I said this is a charity, a piece of knowledge which

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people can still benefit from or a righteous child that can make that for him or her

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so we have to make God for the dead not them for us.

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They thought for a minute

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and then I go Nananana we have stories this and that happened in the soldiers tried to the soldiers went up with a bulldozer and it stopped and I don't know what happened. All right, all right. Anyway, that night while I was expecting a guess who is doing all this? You might not believe in probably think brother Bilal he has gone crazy or something. But I read from the Hadith the prophet SAW sentiment yet in the Quran. It is the shape form the shaitan we cannot see the shell thing. And what they do is they try to trick you. They came to them in their nightmares. Yes, they came to them in the dreams and nightmares. And they whispered no showed them the shape of some righteous men. Now

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the shutdowns can't imitate profits. But they what how do we know what they look like? And they come to you in New Jersey to make themselves look like a righteous man.

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I remember this shape I read about one time and he said, I saw in my dreams, the shaitan he came up into this like this big man and he said to me,

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he said to me, worship Me, I am your Lord, another book.

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And I said to him, and Allahu Allah de la ilaha illa. Who are you Allah, the One who there is no god worthy of worship except Him.

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And that figure said to him, worship Me, I am your Lord. And he said, I repeated that question three times until it vanished. The shaitan cannot answer like that cannot say I am Allah who is letting her know he cannot say that and he cannot impersonate the prophets, but he can make himself look like some righteous man and come to you in your dreams. If we don't have knowledge about what the prophet SAW Selim wonders about the shell thing. You will believe it, you'll think that's the person in the grave. shaitaan wants you to do.

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Similar that people have no he comes to you through the dreams. And so that night, I expected the shaitan to come to me somehow I was waiting to see what figure he comes in. Well, law made recited out of courtesy.

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rubenesque old fella cola who had wiped over my

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bed and slept on my right to sleep on your left or your right but not on your stomach. And that night brothers and sisters before federal law, I see a slithering snake coming to me.

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Gray small snake

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like that.

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And so what I did is I looked at it so Pamela and I said to her, okay, who is this your power shaitan stepped on its neck and pulled it off. I woke up that morning, the young men came back and they said, I choked. You didn't he said so Panama. I'm still fine, fine.

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They said Nana, he choked you. I said, Well, he didn't. I saw a snake and this and that they wouldn't believe it.

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They said, Well, if it's not tonight, tomorrow night, or maybe a few weeks down the track one day, he's gonna come. Just wait.

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So now brothers and sisters, this is about

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20 years ago now.

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And we're still waiting until something happens to me. Maybe the day I die, they'll say that's because it took that branch. Hello on that the point is Alhamdulillah now I've asked about the village and Hamlet people have changed. They've become more educated in their Deen and these pieces of sugar not done and they understand. Many scholars, many mushiya have gone to them. Many righteous people have gone to give them the power and visit them and hamdulillah this has increased their knowledge what hamdulillah

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and my grandmother my love mercy on her died and that belief had escaped Alhamdulillah Shia changed.

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No hallelujah Salam now came to them.

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And he said, What are you doing? Allah says in the Quran, Allah Blanchette

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came

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in

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homie

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we sent no to his people to one that we set in Oh, no one your people before a terrible torment comes to them.

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alene a painful punishment comes to them.

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So Allah is warning now gives you a chance

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clause

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in the Laguna de movie.

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In

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what did you say to them? In the most beautiful words, the most soft approach the most intelligent words.

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I am from your Lord, a warner, just a warner. I'm not your God. I'm haven't got power over you. I've just come from your Lord as a messenger and the Warner

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to do what a nabooda law. Go back to the worship of Allah alone.

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And fear him alone.

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and obey Him alone.

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Listen to what I'm telling you. It's better for you.

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If you do so, Allah will forgive your sins, everything you've done all that worship of the idols, don't worry, Allah forgive it all. expiate your sins.

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And he will wait for you to the day that is coming a day of judgment and he will reward you employee.

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Behold, when the time of your Lord comes, that he will take your lives, no one can delay it. So you can see now he's telling them what they already know of the past people have died, no one came back, no one could prevent them is telling them to return back to the worship of Allah as their former ancestor said, brothers and sisters in Islam. This is the methodology of all the prophets, all of them. This is what they started with. If anything, he saw them there was there was there was you know, there was probably drinking of alcohol. There was murder. There was all of that stuff. But what did no hiding his salon begin with? He began with the towhead though head monotheism that is

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the most important thing to focus on brothers and sisters. I've met people have converted to Islam.

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Many times and I'm sure you have many of you have

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melasma that increase them. These people. You see, for example, a sister who beforehand she would say when they used to speak about hijab veil. I used to think to myself, well, what's the purpose? You know, I'm still a decent woman. I don't see the purpose in that and that's not why

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made her for example and to slam. But after she learnt about Allah, and the purpose of life, and the Quran, and the messengers, and began to read and read the Quran and so on, they embraced Islam. Suddenly you find that the hijab comes on fully Mashallah, the man who before didn't understand the meaning of prayer now, praise, fasting now fast, and probably beforehand, I would say to us, I thought these people were crazy, fasting and keeping themselves away from food and drink. But then suddenly, after embracing Islam, you find them in the frontlines in doing so. And probably, some of them still don't understand the full reason behind the hijab or the full reason behind the fasting.

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But what is it that made them want to do it? The al Qaeda, the tauheed, one, Allah, the creator, we are here to obey Him, our destiny is either heaven or hell, and so on and so forth, how much that's all they really needed to know. So the profits focused on knowing Allah knowing Allah, and what Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam do for 14 years before he migrated to Medina. He focused on Al Qaeda on towhid.

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On towhead, when did solid come down until the syrup and moto is this was like, what, six, seven years later, when it has have come down 10 years later, 10 years later, when was alcohol forbidden? Approximately that time as well.

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So the heat was there. And all those other things came later later. They weren't ready for it.

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When the companions knew Allah, they threw the alcohol and Kinnick until he could see wine everywhere, spilt everywhere.

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I now have a brother

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who was always a Muslim and hamdullah. But his father used to drink a lot of alcohol. True story. I know him personally, friend of mine. And some of you probably know him here. But we're not going to mention his name in case he doesn't like so. When he when he made Toba to Islam, and learned his Deen he read it from the Quran. That's what really changed him. His father used to watch him pray

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is to watch him praise to watch him fast.

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And when he saw him praying, and you'd hear his son speak about what is in the Quran, the messages

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this man who would never give up alcohol, you see,

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all he saw was pray. The meaning of who we are, who is Allah. One day, this friend of mine says I came back home

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maybe a year later or so.

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And without even speaking about wine and alcohol ever, except very little bit. He saw his father with his expensive wine bottles. I'm talking about seven year old wine, you know what that means seven year old wine bottles or 10 year old or 30 year old, the very expensive about $7,000 bottles.

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And he was spilling them out in the gutter in front of his house on his own. Sometimes you don't need to talk about the actual hot on thing. Sometimes you just need to know who Allah spandana is. And some brothers asked me brother, can you talk about a shed

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and give it to those sisters about his app? Let them have it about his dad, you know and really make them feel bad. So Panama. I heard this lecture once.

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quite famous in the Arab world. He said the same thing I said brother, can you talk about Asia? And how important to Hellfire and the punishment of it? He said, Okay, I'm going to talk about

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Allah is miracle in space.

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They said but you share, you know, the hijab, you said look, you want me to talk about hijab? They said Is it okay let me do the job. He talked about Allah is miracle in space,

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of American law.

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The gratification of Allah Spanner is greatness. Well, law, he says, well, law he that night 40 women put their hijab on and even talk about hijab You know why? They thought that they know what hijab is, what did they say? I said, Allah, this is Allah, what am I doing? What am I missing out on? They felt this thing inside of this closest to Allah that said to themselves, I'm going to straight myself up, I'm going to pray tonight, I'm going to start wearing my hijab I'm going to look without even talking about it. I

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had some people once we spoke about Allah's mercy, one time, mercy, and these guys they had fish and chips or selling pork and, and one of them had a restaurant allowing you know, alcohol and everything.

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We spoke about Allah's mercy. That night, they made the decision to get rid of all the pork out of their shops.

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So Panama, what I didn't even talk about it. But just learning about Allah subhanaw taala. And what is the Quran mostly about you find a couple of verses here and there speaking about alcohol maybe about a bad Xena, but they're just little short verses here in the majority of them stories of the prophets. They'll hear that I think that knowing Allah

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No Halley's Sallam told his people and advise them in all different ways. He remind them of Allah's oneness about his, his creation, about the food and the water that he brings down to them. He reminded them of their lives here, remind them of death and remind them of everything.

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Read soreq know when you will see.

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He tried to appeal to them to the intellect, man.

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What is wrong with you? He said, What is the matter with you that you are not conscious of Allah's Majesty? everything around you, you did not make yourself nor did it come from nothing.

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He has created you in stages. Look, Europe, from semen to a particular life form inside the stomach to this to that then two babies, then you made your bones stronger than it made you grow. Who did all this? Surely there was one who did this they believed in God, but they're worshipping other statues.

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did you not see how Allah has created seven heavens one above another, and made the moon alight there in and made the sun a lamp. And Allah has produced you from the earth as a growth and afterwards he shall make you return there in and then raise you forth against again at the resurrection. And Allah has made the earth for you as a carpet so that you may travel along its roads and the paths of valleys.

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The earth is round. Yeah. Yeah, we walk on as if it's flat for us. You can be in Australia can be in America can be any way you like. But Al Hamdulillah Allah has made your view balanced. Isn't that right? these statues didn't do it. You didn't do it? What are you doing? so appealing to their intellect

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is what the power of every Muslim should be? appeal to the intellect. Ask questions, give examples.

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The admission of new alayhis salam went on and on and on for 950 years.

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What listen to we learn from that 950 years brothers and sisters well listen to him from that.

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I don't give up in the tower. I heard one speaker say once.

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every person, every non Muslim, every calf here is a potential Muslim to me. Every calf is a potential Muslim to me. We don't know who will embrace and who won't. Every person you see is a potential Muslim and a potential that

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there was this man who advised his brother

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to repent,

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to stay away from heroin for about a

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few years.

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And in the end,

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the brother would not listen. So he said to him,

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you will never be forgiven.

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You don't deserve heaven.

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Allahu Akbar. I remember Hadith from the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam about two men who do that. And he said on the Day of Judgment, Alo resurrect them and he will say aina Heather Livia to Allah. Hi, Lee. And Heather lineata Allahu Allah. Where is this man? Who is trying to give himself godly attributes

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mancora kanila Allah Who told you that I won't forgive him? No one controls my forgiveness and my punishment except I. You made a judgment. And this is shirk, who though has an inner or who do not offer to take this person to the fight and take his brother to Jenna, I forgiven him. This person made sure the other one just made sense. I forgiven

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you. You're thoroughly Manisha. Well, you are the devil. May. Allah forgives whoever he wills and punishers whenever he wills brothers and sisters, it's very important for us to know because I know that in Hamden lessons as we get religious and handle and learn we get so close to alone we have this jealousy and we want people jealousy for the for the deen want people to embrace hamdulillah but we we have a very short fuse some of us Yeah. We have a very short fuse. And some of us we forget that some of us would repented after

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Many years of going astray we come to our family who we love the most. I know you do it out of love some of us, but we want them to implement the deen like that. You know, in a week or two you can't. It's very you can't do that let's die like a who down. Let's lay salika who del mala is to say the prompts are silent, it is not up to guide them. Let's dial in Hindu Messiah, you will not want to be an authoritative over them.

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So, this was the case in order to judge the people on heaven or hell or whatever. It's up to Allah we are.

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We are people of invite. This is the beautiful word odo odor or Isla De Niro Vika Bin Bin Isla De Niro.

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Bill Hekmati. Well no it has

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been allottee

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cold invite don't call invite them to the path of your Lord with wisdom and with good advice

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and and debate them in good ways.

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And Allah says the prophet SAW Selim Allah in couldn't afford them Holly doll Colby, Langford Domine Holic, if you if you are Mohammed, Salah Salem, were harsh in your approach, harsh hearted, they would all have left you Who is he talking about his companions a worker an omen of man Baden