46 Surah Al Anfaal 8 Victory Requires Trust In Allah And Careful Preparation

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boundary line starting in one movie on a talk Hello Ollie. When I already learned him in Cerulean fusina

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Marina, Maya de la, la la la, la la de la,

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la la la la la la, la sharika wanna shadow under Mohamed Managua who are a solo salvaterra b he was he was he was heavy woman da da La da da da da da brothers and sisters in Islam Assalamu alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh.

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We continue with our series of lectures on the Quran

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and today inshallah we will continue to speak will start to speak about Surah Al and fall

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which is the eighth surah in the Holy Quran.

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So we have now done eight or eight of the chapters of the Hurrah

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and the reason that I've chosen this series of lectures

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is because I feel that

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sometimes there is a disconnect

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between us and the Quran.

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Sometimes I get the impression which is my personal impression

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is the Quran is become a book

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that we read for Baraka.

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The Quran has become a book that we read

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at competitions.

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The Quran has become a book that we memorize for the sake of memorization,

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which is of course not the case in the time of the Nabi sallallahu Sallam

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know the time of the Sahaba Allium Salatu. Salam.

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We know that the Sahaba Allah salatu salam

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ala kalon home wa read the Koran, lit and fees

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play Selita Bartok

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that the Sahaba read the Koran lit and fees

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in order to implement the Torah.

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They read the Quran in order

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to understand

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who is Allah?

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And what is the connection between allows Mahabharata and men?

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They also

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check change the world with the poor.

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After the demise of the Nabi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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does the harbor lift Medina

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with the Koran. And that's all they had to put on and the experiences were gonna be so awesome.

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And they changed the world was that for today, we want to change the world without the euro.

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And because we want to change the world, without the Euro, we cannot change the world. We have failed to change ourselves and we have failed to change the world.

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Because we have programs upon programs upon programs

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which are taught to us outside the euro.

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So this series of lectures,

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hopefully inshallah will try

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and break down the barrier that we have between us. And

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when I say there's a barrier between us in Iran, I mean,

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that is also in a barrier between us and Allah.

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Because we cannot know Allah and this we read and understand the Quran

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and in my humble opinion,

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our disconnect with the Quran

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is the reason that we connect with other than the Quran.

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We find connection with things

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outside of the Quran

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and when we connect with things outside of the Koran shaytaan den takes advantage of us

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The Nabi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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tells us, he says,

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say akun Phaeton. kathira.

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Musa Salam said,

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As time goes by

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Allah subhanaw taala will send many tests

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to the Muslims

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and the Sahaba ours to the reality set to Salam.

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Yara Salalah ma Maharaj minha.

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They say, Dr. rasulillah

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what is the solution?

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How do we deal

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with a taste which Allah is going to

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place in front of us.

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And the Prophet replied. And

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he said in one word,

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that the way to deal

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with tests which allows for hunter will certainly place upon every single individual of this oma will be the clock.

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So it's important for us

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to understand

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our relationship

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with Allah will be zero, until we have a relationship with a Pura.

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In previous religions,

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and particularly the religions of the of Judaism and Christianity.

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They had live, they connect with Allah to such an extent

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that they replaced him with something called a sun, click replacement,

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and the Holy Ghost

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so they save it the connection with Allah

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with a cold God.

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And this, my dear brothers did not happen overnight.

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Constantine the Great, one of the Roman emperors,

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who because of political reasons,

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and adopted Christianity,

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as the fate of the Roman Empire, and about

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the third century after they release allyssa, to Salah, which meaning 300 years after

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maybe Raisa, left this world.

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And what he did was up to that point up to 300 years after the release Elisa to Salah.

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The people of the Middle East, believe that nerissa was a prophet.

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They believe that you were sent by God by laws.

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And in the 325, this Constantine, Roman Emperor, called a gathering of all the bishops of the church at the time, the Catholic Church

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discuss the question of Nabila, Lisa, Lisa, to salah

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and decided that From then onwards, the foundation of Christianity will be that Isa will become the Son of God by the law, they will be the father and they will be the Holy Ghost.

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This new ideology

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Was that something which Constantine took out from the clouds and brought down to you know,

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the sonship of Isa, the father, ship of God,

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and the Holy Spirit. These were things which will vary within the tradition of the Roman Empire.

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The Romans also worshipped a son was the son of God before Christianity.

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In fact, Sunday.

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The day of Christianity that they celebrate was the day of the Jews which was Saturday.

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But because Constantine and the Romans pagan Romans a day celebration

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On a Sunday because they worship a sun god.

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Constantine, Mary said no when we Christians are not going to pray them on a Saturday, we know that a prayer on a Sunday, so all the pagan traditions

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became law.

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And the pagan traditions

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also had a particular attitude towards women.

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The Romans believed that women didn't have a soul, though, like dogs and cats, they will just become dust. And that'll be it.

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When Constantine declared Christianity to be

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based on the traditions and customs, having left

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the Old Testament,

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they went on a campaign against women, that's the first thing they did.

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According to history, more than 5 million women were killed by the Catholic Church.

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Five, that comes a lot of women accused of going against the church accused of being witches, so forth and so on.

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It shows that women at the time lacking the time within a visa salon was very powerful, powerful force, they shouldn't be

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allowed someone created them

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equal to us.

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Same a bada same reward

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that was reestablished by Mohammed Salah lorrison.

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I'm just giving you a little bit of history because today's after the after all, you know, a great day for for the Christians.

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And things they say we will do this in television, radio, because they're always talking about the Muslims and the

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fact Muslims are terrorists and very violent people.

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And the labor say the programs or programs that the Catholic Church had against its own people in Europe, killing millions of them, not only killing them, but burning them at the stake alive.

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And for information, the word crucifix

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or cross, which is a symbol of Christianity.

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The symbol

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comes from the word in Latin.

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I was I think

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krushi era krushi er I did some Latin many years ago.

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You'll be surprised to know that the root of the crucifix across krushi era in Latin means to torture.

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So that which represents the Christian faith has its roots in torture.

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Because that's how the Romans the Roman Empire, managed

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to suppress the original faith of resolve itself to slob and turn it into a faith based on the traditions and customs of the people.

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I want to add something which I normally do. I was in London many years ago, very fleetingly.

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And I visited Of course, when you go there, you must visit Westminster Abbey, for those of you have been there, Westminster Abbey beautiful

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Then got married in that church, by the way.

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It lots of simonsson Cardinals and bishops buried in Westminster Abbey, got a lot of corruption. Mazar says we call them in our in our language.

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And it struck me at the time

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when you go into Westminster Abbey,

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they sell to you

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which the Christian us Christians used to rub

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on the mythos to rub on the graves of these people.

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And I always thought to myself, you know,

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what is the difference then between us and them?

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We are going

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The same route

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to somehow other

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crush this faith twisted, subjected to our traditions and customs.

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Not only that

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we are following the customs and traditions of those people whom the Navy sasaram said never follow them. If they do something to the opposite to the nesara

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we had exactly the opposite of what Mohammed Hassan told us.

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I will Kitab is but a semblance but a ghost a vision

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of the message of very sadly salatu salam

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after 2003 2000 2013 years 2000 Amina 1400,

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after 2013 years

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east, which is one of the most sacred times in the Catholic Christian calendar

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has become totally usurped and covered over with chocolate,

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chocolate celebration.

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There is not a semblance of what actually happened

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on these days for Christians

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become totally commercialized, and become the why, because of the disconnect this juncture

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where the Word of God

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with allows

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I always tell my children, because they always ask me

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about death and about death and about this and about that.

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And my answer, because we are confronted today with many issues, many ideas, many interpretations.

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When I say well, which interpretation Should we take? How should we move ourselves in this world? And I say to them,

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know your fundamentals.

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If you know and understand who you are

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as a Muslim, and what you believe in as a Muslim, then anything which anybody presents to you, you will use the fundamentals as a yardstick and measure it against those fundamentals and then you as a Muslim, endowed with intelligence as make your decision as to whether it

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concurs with the fundamentals or not.

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And what is the most fundamental law in Islam it is a form.

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That is why

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the scholars of Hadith

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the teachers of holly

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will tell you

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that one of the ways to measure

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the authenticity of a hadith the correctness of a hadith is whether that Hadith one of the measurements is to see whether that Hadith is in conflict with a polar

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bear isn't had either the promises of majestic that if a Heidi is in conflict with Iran, it is not a hadith of Muhammad, Hassan obviously can be How can I never

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say something which is in conflict with the word of last parameter.

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So it is essential and important for us to understand.

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And therefore

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our analysis of the Koran is extremely important in the time in which we live.

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Today inshallah.

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We will start also to unfurl.

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The one unfurl means war booty that which you

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take from the enemy when you've won the battle.

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Suit will unfold is followed by surah Toba.

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Mo the Sooners revealed in Medina

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and file is also called for con and it's also called sorted by the because surah two and file deals with a battle of battle.

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And it's called alpha con because the Battle of butter

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was the beginning

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of the battle between half and Bothell.

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And for con

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that we decide which distinguishes the truth from the untruth

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so to unfurl prophesied to the Muslims, a great victory for them.

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This victory came much later. It came at the fall of Makkah in the province of Hong Kong.

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So it deals with a question of victory of nossal.

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of ex tendency

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of overcoming the odds.

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The surah deals with that.

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It deals with what is required to overcome the odds now sooner to unfold and surah Toba is in fact, one single surah

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It is the only surah in the Koran. one surah that has been split into two. If you read surah, alpha l and n Toba, you will find that the seam of unfurl and Toba is exactly the same.

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And why do we say that it is one surah that has been split into two because the proof for the sees that

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surah Toba does not begin with the words Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim

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it doesn't begin with this is the only surah in the Quran that does not start with Bismillah R Rahman Rahim

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and father thoughts is with Bismillah R Rahman Rahim

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In other words, allows you to have no talent did not instruct the Nabi sallallahu Sallam to start Sora Toba or al Bara Bara with Bismillah R Rahman.

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It is proved that unfurl and Toba is one surah is one theme.

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And as I said, it is a turning point. It

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the character of the Muslims from being oppressed to being victorious.

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It was a great day in the history of men. So the birth Battle of Bible is the greatest victory for mankind.

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It was the day

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on which

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humanity turned from the worship of men

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to the worship

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of the creator of man. When I bought at the labor, ILA I bet that robbed the labor, from the worship of men to the worship of the role of men, because at the time, we have to understand

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the world was subject

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to the worship of men in terms of slavery, and Islam came to liberate men, and particularly women from the yoke of slavery.

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If we look

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at the Battle of mother, and you will know the story of the battle, but the important was to go back.

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The balance the material strength, and the balance between the two parties were completely skewed.

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The enemy was 1000 with 300 horses.

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The party of Muhammad sallahu wa sallam

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was 313 with one single horse.

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I think if any one of us were asked to join that party, we would have said okay, we'll come tomorrow.

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It is obviously a recipe for total failure.

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Reminds me of our shoulders in the Central African Republic

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and allows for how to describe for us

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the belief of the believers

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of those who defended the truth on the day

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harmless is in me noona levena Akira Allahu

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wa Jalla

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la Sagara says, verily the true believers

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when Allah is mentioned

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What do you like boo boo?

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Their hearts tremble.

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Fix the hearts. What?

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What is Juliet Allah him to who is that whom.

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And when the verses of the Quran are recited in increases for them, they faith in Allah

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will be met our Lord. And they the true believers of those who put the absolute trust in Allah Allah subhana wa Tada

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This is the ninth to October and far will be the eighth and ninth tour of the aura.

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In these nine surahs we have not come across a single indication that there is need to shift our trust to other than allows for

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meet to an angel

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to a profit or to me, doesn't exist in Islam.

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Allah says, will Allah be him yet avocado

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and what makes him so strong? The Quran I'm not saying this. From from the Quran, Allah says when the year the words of Allah

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when unless name is mentioned,

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the heart tremble.

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Does the glory in the greatness of our laws.

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And allows one law says in the beginning of surah and fall,

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talks about the element of yuckiness

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of certainty.

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Certain trust in the last one, absolute

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and the belief that victory in your life and my life, success in your life in my life.

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Woman nostru inlab benign dilla in Allah hi xizhou Hakeem

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And verily know that victory extend NC and success

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comes North back from Allah.

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Verily, Allah is the one who helps, he's the most wise

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but as you have seen,

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in a loss of 100 doesn't mean that

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is a divine miracle.

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it doesn't mean that you should say Allah monsoon Allah, Allah monsoon Allah.

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Allah give us victory of our enemies Allah still gonna help you

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Because Allah Subhana Allah says

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that you need to adopt

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all the measures necessary for success.

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Either assumpta fatawa Corollas is up to you if planned, then you put your trust in allows.

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Even the Navy salatu salam when he went to bother didn't go empty handed.

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They had the swords with him. That's all they had at the time. That's all they could muster. That's all they had is as worried as allowes Wagner says that he can be anila lamea Kumara gira an AMA and I'ma holla comin Hector you Hey, you mad and foreseen what Allah says, Allah says, it is because Allah will not remove

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more urine and mutton Namath and Allah will not remove a favor, which has bestowed on people

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they change that. Yeah, the meaning is different. Allah says he will not take the favor away from you, unless you change yourself from good to bad.

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When you change yourself, Allah will remove the favor.

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What Allah subhanaw taala

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will allow saundra is all hearing and all night.

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So victory then in Islam and success lies between human effort

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adjuvant juvenile Bashar, human effort and Divine Decree.

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Allah Most other help of our last Ponta

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because he's not as divine miracle as I said. And we pray and we prayed, we prayed, we prayed we pray, and we pray in Medina and in Makkah and in Goodson every way we pray for Palestine and Swati Stan and for Iraq and for Syria.

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We say but you know, we've played for so long, 60 years you praying for Palestine, and nothing has materialized you still exactly the same position? Because prayer alone is not enough.

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You cannot come to the masjid five times a day and pray and say that's enough. My family Allah will send food for them Allah will pay the rent, Allah will get talcum to say Christiane, Allah will see that the municipality is water bill is paid. No.

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You have to make the necessary effort.

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The opening question in pseudocode and file is the following.

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Yes, I do a candle and fall Allah says they ask you about and fun about war booty and we know that 13 such questions were asked by the Sahaba to the Nerys are allowed as a lump. Third, only 13 times in the whole Koran, Allah subhanaw taala responded 13 questions were asked for which the Prophet did not have an answer.

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And 13 times Allah responded, one of those times is this type Yes or no? No. Can you infer they asked you Mohammed Salah about the war booty.

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And every time a question was asked of the obese Allah Allah, Allah responded by

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prefixing the answer by beginning the answer with the word.

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Yes, aluna cadila Hila

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yamawaki talena Allah says they ask you about the new moon. Tell them the new moon establishes time and also the time for Hajj.

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Yes, Allah carnal. mahina they asked you concerning the beast waiting woman

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taglib Mohammed Salah is

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that it is harmful for you. So stay away from them will demonstrate

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only one of the 13 questions Allah doesn't answer with a word.

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Well, either luck or idea adney for India Karim.

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Allah says O Muhammad wa salam, they ask you

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what, what was the question?

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Either sir Luca de adme. O Muhammad salam, your companions asked you about me.

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Savas Rasul Allah. is Allah.

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Christian, because the Prophet could answer Where is Allah?

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So what is the answer?

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No pony. Allah says, well either sila cry daddy Annie, for any Karim. Allah says

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they ask you where am I?

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No Omaha Mattel the Deadwood is taken out. Allah says I am near to them.

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No Mohammed in between me and my servant.

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No, you tell them no, I'm telling them directly. I Allah answer the question directly. For me. I am new to them.

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Eg Buddha with a diary that fell yesterday. When they call upon me I will answer them provided when I call upon them they answer me.

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So the question of the relationship between me and my Allah is direct.

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Not even Mohammed Salah Allah so Allah comes in between me and my relationship with Allah.

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de la Hayward, Rasool

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Allah says,

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Allah doesn't answer the question.

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This is the only time when Allah doesn't answer the question directly Allah says, tell them or Mohammed Wahby or booty belongs to Allah and His messenger

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is Why are you so interested in the material side of life? This question is asked in the first verse, Allah gives the answer in the 14th verse of the Quran of the surah.

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Maybe it's an indication of telling us when somebody asks you for something material, you let him wait for 40 days, either. Maybe we shouldn't be so eager to.

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So allow us on the in the 48 verse, Allah says, dial them one six of the war booty is for all these baysinger and the races for the Atacama on Misaki for the race for the poor and often it's open

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debate Nicola says your important job is not to ask about what we booty what you you see the harmonica back at the screen vatos but

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what is he wages for the de vida

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seemed like

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they were like us human beings because

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the Quran changed them completely.

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So the Quran was do that twice unless you do worry about factor cola worry about your consciousness of Allah waffly

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and worry about the relationship with each other while co la hora solo and new obedient to Allah and His Messenger in good if you say that you truly believe in allows hunter so that was the opening question

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which means Sahaba were worried about

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pay some money wages but they can get

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so they were hesitant like we would be

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we are going no we just going to intercept a caravan which is coming from serious base of caravan Archer goal on this caravan. Lots of stuff on this caravan. We just gonna go intercept the caravan. That was the that was the the brief that we gave them. We spoke with him in Medina, I said, Who's gonna come we're going to go for hotswap we're going to rob the bank,

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the courage bank.

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So when they came to Berlin, and they saw the position has changed, the caravan was gone.

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And the army of the correction was there. And this was an end in battle.

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They wasted because they thought they were going to go to an unarmed

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convoy, that they will just overtake and take the stuff but allows the world differently.

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Our world that that was going to be a decisive battle. And it was going to test the Tahoe

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of those Muslims.

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So now we had a situation with Sahaba are shaky, they were scared. They were scared they were dead scared.

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Because they knew Abidjan was seven feet above law. These were God giants. They were well fed sitting on big cameras with a big Swartz. They were the leaders of Makkah, they were the Americans of of the world.

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This was going to be the end all of them.

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Allow allows for HANA to Allah

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tells us

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In any battle with anybody or anything, you must be psychologically prepared.

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The mind must be prepared.

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How do you prepare the bank? How does the student prepare himself for an examination? What does the teacher always tell you?

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Every teacher will tell you and I never took the advice. That's why probably

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they're always the teacher always say go sleep early.

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Don't go and sleep late the night before the examination. I always say little further in the morning

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allows for hautala What did he do?

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Now that's a habit remember they were entrusted with sitting there in the desert.

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Knowing that this was his big army on the other side of the hill

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and in mourning is going to break

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Hell of a battle is gonna break out. So they were anxious allows for how

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is he or she come under

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eminent domain allows them to send sleep to them, the man who allow them and it says Allah made appointed to be the Harris the watchman. He said in the middle of the night he sleep came to him and he was looking down the valley to see who's sleeping in everybody was sleeping.

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Everybody was in spite of the anxiety. They were asleep

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and allows sleep to calm you. That's why the first thing a doctor does or a psychiatrist whoever deals with our demons. They first asked do you sleep not have that okay take this tablet sleep.

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Do you eat not have anything we take this drink does it give you appetite.

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So two things are important sleep and eat and allow some teachers are setting the clock.

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Then when they woke up what do you need in the morning when you wake up for an important appointment for an important examination.

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Your mother will tell you first go take a shower. First you must take a shower allows

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for cleansing the outer body and for removing the stain of a thought from the inner body. Because in Islam, we don't just shower.

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To us It's cold.

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We say NO WAY too soon, it'll loosen

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Well, even if you don't make any near and you cover your whole body with water, you have completed the fallout of also which is to cover the whole body was water. So inside is clean and outside is clean, strengthens you

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and it also puts your feet firmly on the ground so Allah swana first prepared them psychologically

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then the mental preparation

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for the RV.

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What was the preparation for the army? If you rica como la fi Miami Catalina allows founder, and I was looking at this verse and thinking Subhanallah What happened?

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was the most anxious in the most worried Warhammer talara so he never fought before this will be his first battle. He is the commander of the army. He was anxious for is meant anxious about what may happen.

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So why did Allah do to allow Swan to put him to sleep and Allah gave him a dream and Allah told him in the dream Bahamas a syrup. These courageous just a few people they don't worry they think just a few people when you look at them, they will just look when you see them tomorrow you will see them just a few people

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while araca home Kathy, Kathy, Ron Kathy

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well uttanasana to Allah says, because Allah says if I had shown

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if I chosen this companions

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that the Quraysh was 1000 and they were 313 they would have

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and they would have been in two bites must be attacked this army mercenary attack the US Army.

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What is this?

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You know, when you go to a psychologist, I know the psychologist in the audience.

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And I'm thinking about something you know what they do the hypnotize you.

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You fear something, they say cover will equal and they make you I think this is the process they must correct me if I'm wrong. Not now after

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they make you think that what you think what you fear is not what you feeling. It's something that's you know, it's in your in your mind. Other words, they put something in your mind which takes away your anxiety.

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On the other hand, when you go to an ordinary doctor, they always increase your anxiety.

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They put the thing on your art and then less and less than you think what is meant nothing so long for justice. And then he turns your arm and he puts his head on the back and he says zero. He says

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then he turns around, he walks to his desk and he writes me down. I look at him What

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do you find?

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So that's not the way the divine works. The Divine always brings down the image of the calamity.

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Or the woman is pregnant and you go to the doctor and the doctor will examine your wife. And you say you know what, I must tell you this, you know, but it's 100 times worse than what it actually is. The Divine is noticing a loss on the brings down. Allah brings anxiety down by telling me sad

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Few people may not worry about

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when allows for Hannah tala during the battle

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is testimony to Nora baucom. Allah, Allah says oh Mohamed Salah.

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You decided to confront them.

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You employed my assistance. I am giving you an answer. I am going to send you how I'm going to send you 1000 angels to assist you in your bedroom. Well, Mr. ramita, either Amita Joaquin, Joaquin Allah Rahman Allah.

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I'm telling you don't think that you fighting this battle. When you shoot in your head, I'm shooting there.

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Your trust is so great in me that I do what you want to be done.

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When you put your faith and trust in Allah, Allah does for you what you want to be done Subhana Allah and that was the life of Muhammad Allah.

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And Allah, Allah also chose the time and place of the vessel.

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Basically, allows farmer chose to side with us a horse on the sand was soft.

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And the side that decorations on the sand was hard.

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So Alzheimer's in the rain,

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the rain made the soft side hard, and made the hard soft.

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So that the wolves of the otters and the camel sank into the same on the enemy side. And Allah made firm, the side of the Sahaba alum salatu salam

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and Allah arrange it so

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that the Muslims are in in a more advantageous position

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than the enemy.

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So we now know that in our lives in our daily lives,

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very important for us

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to put our trust in allows pontotoc

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we understand

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when we read the Quran,

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that the saint of the Quran is Allah

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that allows rather than a spoke to us via all the profits, the final one being Mohamed Salah La Jolla.

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It is the Koran

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that gives us our view of the world.

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Not all are subject to standard usage you'll use

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the Quran gives you your worldview. What is our worldview? When we look at the camera, when you look at the detail in the Quran? How do we look at the world? The first thing the Quran towers is

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to make to double

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and tougher

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continuously over and over and over allows Pamela says Think, think think contemplate

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So, the foundation of the way we look at the world is

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what is called as a big word called rationalism basically means you must think

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that all the knowledge that comes to us in the world

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must be subject to the dictates of reason and common sense.

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Reason from way from common sense from you the reason from

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number two, that if everything is subject to knowledge, we reject all myths and custom which is contrary to our D

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which is contrary to the

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and most important of all, the most important thing of a Muslim is

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that when he gets knowledge which he did not have before

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then he must accordingly change his behavior in terms of the new knowledge.

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Many times you do something for 20 years, 30 years 40 there's something that I did for 40 years 50 years of my life.

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and you realize but this is the way it should have been done. So what do you do? You say no, no, no, no, I'm not gonna do it that way. Because I've been doing it for 40 years like that. I mean, what's gonna happen if I change Nirvana law, you know, what is my wife and my child

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Martha Martha never disappears. No. Part of what you part of your faith is that the more you learn Imam Shafi Rahim Allah just one simple example.

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The book that he wrote on fifth in Baghdad he destroyed it meant it not exist, non existent.

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The only book we have is a book that he wrote in Cairo, the oma and on

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on law, because lots of the views that he had when he was in Baghdad, he changed when you go to

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great Olive like that's panel

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before proceed, but what's wrong with you? in Baghdad, you did A, B, C, D, E, F, G, now I come to carry you do Zed, whatever, whatever.

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Because in the light of new knowledge,

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man changes his behavior.

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What we want to do is,

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in our spiritual life, and in our material life, we want to do the same thing every day, and expect the results to be different.

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If you don't expect the result to change, you must change your behavior.

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Number two,

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our worldview tells us which we get from the Quran that all men are born innocent. We do not have in Islam, the question of original sin. Don't let anybody tell you, that you because your father was like that you are like that doesn't exist in Islam.

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Don't let anybody tell you

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that you carry the sins of someone else. You don't.

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Don't anybody tell you that somebody else carries your sin they can't.

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latter zero.

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Was the rotten wizard okra allows Allah says,

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no soul shall bear the burden of another so you only responsible for yourself. Ultimately, when you stand alone further than a load in front of Allah, you will answer not for your mother or your father or your branch effect taken or run away from you.

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You're my affiliate my openness and who knows who

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you are, you're about your

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brother, or your mother or your father will run away

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from you, you'll be totally alone. So that is what we are getting. man is born innocent.

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And you might call the judgment call for truth or falsity is yours You must decide.

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You can't blame me or your chef on the Day of Judgment.

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blame on yourself.

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And finally, that our accountability is to Allah.

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I owe spiritually nobody, nothing. My allegiance is to Allah, Allah.

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My bada is to Allah, Allah.

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My life and my death is for Allah Allah.

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We've gone through the programs of the

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we've gone through the themes of the various sources, and I just want to repeat it finally, the guideposts that Allah gives us, for us being appointed as these qualified trustees is representatives on the earth. First assura Baccarat

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which is the program for life and I'd like you in your spare time just to glance through surah baqarah and glance rich read through it

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and see

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where you could pick up the program of life which allows panelists given to us Allium Ron, gives us the commitment which you must have. An Isa tells us about justice,

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which guarantees our trusteeship will only when we are adjustable become the trustees of the world. Alaska mydala talks about the fulfillment of promises and contracts. In our off, Allah talks about the uncompromising to read that is given to us

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which is a prerequisite for Allah's acceptance of our deeds. And finally, in circle and fall, Allah tells us how we must blend our trust in Allah with our own preparation in order to get the Nasr of allows honkala multilotto salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa Taala