53 The Miraj The Roles Of Reason And Revelation 2013

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Maybe you want to talk Hello Ollie when I was rude and phocoena Marina Maya De La Paloma De La Hoya de la fecha de la

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la la la la la la la sharika wanna shadow Anna Mohammed Abu hora Solo Solo therapy was Allahu Allahu Allah Allah He was heavy woman da de da de da da da da da brothers and sisters in Islam. Assalamu aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.

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We thank Allah subhanaw taala for all his blessings and all the rain Mashallah that we got all the coal that we getting,

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in return the last minute Allah for

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bringing us together again to share with each other

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some of the beautiful things that last founder has blessed us with

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namely the mirage of the Nabi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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and tonight I am going to focus inshallah, on

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what was the

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what was the purpose of the marriage and I think we all know what the purpose of the marriage was, purpose of marriage

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was to bestow on the Nabi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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a gift to each he did not bestow on any other person ever.

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In the history of men, no will ever be stone any person in the history of man.

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I'll also honor that in many prophets 124,000 as we know,

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all of them received revelation from Allah subhanaw taala all of them received why from the last time, so did Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam receive why from allows Ponta?

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But this gift was a gift of the same Revelation the same way.

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But given in person to the Navy SEAL allowed isn't handed and given to the Navy, Alisha salam

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o one could almost use the term face to face.

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So the objective of the home era was to honor Muhammad Salallahu alaihe salam, he does nothing but the greatest honor which allows finally bestowed on His Beloved Muhammad Ali.

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And similarly allows founder led to bestowed a similar honor on his oma Mohammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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This army bestows on us, when we go for armor or we go for height.

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When we go for armor or we go for heights, what do we say to allow spatola? What is the clarion call the clarion call is love bake?

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A lahoma bake love Baker, luxury karate? Did we say to Allah, Allah commanded to Prophet to say this? I mean, he says I'm daring to say this out of his himself. No, Allah taught him

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to tell him this is a call of the project and the people make Amara to say, yeah, Allah, I am here in your presence. So we go, this is our marriage, we traveled to Makkah to be in the presence of a low spot. So when we are in Makkah,

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we are in the presence, we are in the highest, most holiest place in the whole of the world. Like agenda is the best place in the era. We know there are many other places, some are warm, some are not. So we'd like to go to the place where it's not so warm. And that is the best place in the best place in the dunya is maca. Now there is one surah that deals you know, of course, I mean, you've heard this for many, many years and I'm sure any of you could give a very good lecture on the merits even from memory. But there is one surah of course as we know first of all that knowledge is divided into two the journey from Makkah to buy to mocha does

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a vital nakazato Palestine, Jerusalem rather more specific about which Salahuddin Allah UB Salahuddin UB was the man who reconquered Jerusalem from the

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from the Crusaders Baraka logic. And when Salahuddin Allah UB was sitting in his tent the night before they conquered, he cried. He was very sad. And he sold the city sitting but you know we are in a winning situation here. We are going to win this battle tomorrow we are going to regain mercy the locks are for the Muslims and they

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But oh commander, why are you so sad? Why are you crying? He said, I can only smile once Jerusalem is back in the hands of the Muslims. Until that time I cannot smile, cannot afford to have a smile on my face until Jerusalem betamerica death is back in the hands of the muslimeen. Why? Because it is the place from which the Navy Salam took a second trip. Second part of the journey from the donia through the seven heavens to Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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The first part of the journey is mentioned in Surah Surah Saku Allah Subhan Allah says, Allah Subhana lady at sarabi Abba de la laminal merci vihara mi, LL medical axillary Baraka Allah, Allah says, Glory be to Allah, who took his seven by night by a night journey from Makkah to by taqaddas and so forth and so on. The second part of the journey is found in Surah to najem which is the 53rd surah in the era of natural law Sandra says

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what namida ma ma,

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ma, ma ma young people Anil Hawa in who in you ha Allah who shadow Pooja

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Ratan festa for Hua boo kill Allah from Medina Fattah de la vaca cavaco saby

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sada Colorado. Where is the first 10 verses of this beautiful surah to a najem anatomy, please, there's a star called the plains of pride. So

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this star is an Arabic called a Niger

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and allows for countless ways by the staff

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najimy either

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by this ties in folders, it comes down to the last parameter. And Allah says

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Allah says

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that your companion Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam

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has neither read nor gone astray.

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Who is who is also talking to us talking to the people of Makkah

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times people of Makkah that your companion, as you say was full of errors and has gone astray is not everything is not gone astray. While my young Anil, our very important line this, this line is extremely important. Allah says and he Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam does not speak from his own opinion.

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Mohamed Salah Salem does not speak from conjecture,

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nor does he speak from his desire, not his daddy speak from his emotion. No, in what in what you knew ha Allah says.

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Whatever he speaks is pure revelation

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revealed to him by Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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So religion then, or belief release religious belief is based on revelation.

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And the last one that says this revelation was taught to him.

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It was taught to him by the mightiest of powers, Allah subhanho wa Taala I know if some of you have read the English translation there's some difference of opinion as to whether the teacher was Allah directly or jabril la Salam?

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Well, hello bill vocal Allah and Allah talks about

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the time when the Navy so Allah Salaam, drew near to Allah, Allah says,

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Allah Allah says,

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I gave him revelation when he was close to me.

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In the highest heaven, Allah with the highest horizon, the highest point

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above which

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only Allah knows what he's doing.

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And allows one that says so Madonna Fattah de la and he drew closer to Allah

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and later left and came back down to mankind. sakana cavaco sany Adina, Allah says he was closer than to bow lengths.

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Bow that shoots an arrow

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to have those bowling

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So close was he, for Oh Ha, in what happened when you were so close? allows fabulous is for Oh Ha Illa de Maha allows to reveal to him what Allah wish to reveal to him. Revelation here could mean speak, could mean to inspiration. Allah doesn't say how the revelation or how the conversation took place. But a conversation took place directly between Allah subhanho wa Taala. And between Muhammad his beloved sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we are not going to go into the metaphysics and the discussions about whether the prophet SAW Allah or when they didn't see Allah and how we saw Allah in ways that is not our concern, as human beings allows found that it says

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Who are you recall of SAR wala Riku,

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Allah says, he sees everything and sight cannot see him.

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So I cannot see.

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And I will be really out of my depth, if I should even try to tell you or to try and explain to you or to try and give an opinion about how the Prophet sallallahu wasallam. So Allah subhanho wa Taala surah to nasm only tells us about a very closeness. Now you must understand my dear brothers and sisters, very important point which I always stress that in the realm, there are two realms which are located allemaal, mukhin, allemaal, melaku, Alamo look is this world. This is the blue book, this is the world where I can measure between me and Haji sitting there, this may be two meters

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between us, I can measure it exactly. If I have a tape measure, I can exactly measure this, the size of this magic, I can exactly measure the volume of the merchant, I can exactly measure the temperature in this measure, I can measure everything about as measured very accurately.

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That is in the Allah Momoko the created world, then there's Alabama code or the unseen world, in the unseen world, there is no time and no space. You can't make a space. And there's no time.

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So when Allah says,

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but can accardo say no, I didn't know that he was closer

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to the Presence of Allah to Allah, then to bowlings it doesn't really mean to but it just means it is very, very close.

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And the two bold ends is to make the Arabs understand that it was very, very close.

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But in terms of how close in that sphere in that realm, there is no time and no space.

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When Ansari spoke about

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you go into an area of plus time or minor with plus time because minus time and all that. That kind of mathematics which I don't understand.

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So

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I come back to the fact that

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the whole foundation of us being here in this budget tonight, and for us being Muslim is because of Revelation, nothing else.

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We believe because of Revelation. If there was no revelation, there would have been no belief.

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Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam would have been like any other person who prophesies you know, carrot cards and,

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and bowls and gods and whatever else. But what makes our knowledge certain

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because we understand and we believe that that knowledge that certain knowledge was given to us by Mohammed Salah Salah did not come from him as a person, but came by him from Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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Now human knowledge, the knowledge that we have,

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is,

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we have well established sources for knowledge, we know exactly what our knowledge as human beings come from, it comes first of all from

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the mind, the human intellect, then it comes from the five senses, we feed we see we smell we taste

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and so we gain knowledge of our environment where we live in and then thirdly, divine revelation. So, human beings,

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their sources of knowledge is number one they own

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Akon or mine which allows is created

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About which Allah speaks a lot in the Quran about which allows how that tells us to apply our minds

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to everything that we see in here.

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And then the third source of knowledge, of course is revelation from Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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And this revelation is about everything and everyone and every knowledgeable person. That's when we are called

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Alexa to Salaam could say

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to his father, who was his father.

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I told you on Sunday

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was gonna be our cooks father. Nabis, Huck.

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nebbia told his

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son is hard. What did he say to his son? And what is the son rather Sorry?

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Debbie aku. Yeah, nebia coupe said to his son, what do you say you say to his son,

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and I know from God, what do you do not know.

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In the conversation, I know from Allah that which you do not know. Or a person will say, quote, this is what allows founder says in the Quran, and that will be end of the conversation. Unfortunately, today, it's normal, the end of the conversation.

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Before it was revelation was the final word and everything unfolded today. Man uses stages his intellect even beyond that. Now, throughout the ages,

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and throughout the history of banned, religion has always come under attack. All religions with Christianity, Judaism, Islam, all under attack. It has been abused,

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distorted, corrupted,

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infiltrated by myths, superstitions,

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all kinds of human practices

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has crept over the years into all faiths. So much so that there are some things that become unrecognizable as a fact. It has just become I mean, Christianity, for example, to reach and sources of Christianity, it's not only now that Christianity Today is what what what it what it presents, christmas trees, Christmas presents

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Easter, Easter eggs, this is what Christianity

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and Islam Muslims are not very far from that.

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We also present our religion in that kind of fashion.

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Over the decades, that's kind of celebration and that kind of celebration. And we make this kind of food for that kind of celebration.

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So you manatee as, as manipulated in a sense and distorted

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the original revelation which came from allows

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if we look at the world,

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and we try

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to establish Where did humanity go wrong?

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Why are we in the kind of world that we live in?

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rapes, murders,

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we have a monetary system that is collapsing all over the world. In fact, we South Africa stands on the threshold also of a monetary collapse.

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Though we may.

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Though, we may not be aware of it, or we may think that we will be saved from it.

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I mean, you and I know for example, that we are living

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on the crown jewels of this country, which belongs to future generation. This government

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is exploiting

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our natural resources to the hilt.

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Our coal resources, time and resources, coal, gold, platinum and silver.

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And they are selling it to China. They have signed an agreement for 20 years to China to sell

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millions and millions of tons of coal and other natural resources to China.

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They have no choice.

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This country is then running on that in 20 years time.

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And 10 of those 20 years is gone. Oh really?

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Baby, no money for grants. The 200 grand that every child gets in this country will not be the enemy.

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We'll have

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30 million people without jobs, without money without food.

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Sounds very bleak. But

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I'm not a prophet, but it's happening in Europe,

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the richest continent on the planet Earth, people don't have food, don't have jobs, millions upon millions upon billions of people.

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Let's Sorry for the bad news.

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But that's just one aspect of. And that's why I said, you know, many years ago, I said food security, one of the things that's very important for us to look at is food security.

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The future 20 years time is not going to be about how much money you have your money won't be able to buy food.

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And I said, Muslims will err, to think in terms of planting terms of farms in terms of agriculture. That is what China is doing in Africa, they buying up Saudi Arabia, the Saudis come in, they buy farms.

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And China buys, I mean, the whole Africa is a farm, and they've bought nearly half of Africa's farming already

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to give food to their population, which will probably be doubling in in a short while. Because if every Chinese Chinese woman gives birth, you know, it's already half a billion people.

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So if we look at the world, what do we see, we see that.

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And we know that our senses that we have our five senses, and our intellect brain, which Allah gave us, these are wonderful things about the world and all the technological development and science that we see around us today is because of the wonderful tools which man has tool of intellect,

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and the tool of our senses,

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and

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our intellect.

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And our census

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is not a generic tool, meaning you can use it for everything.

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in any profession, it's like that

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you can use a hammer to turn out a screw. And you can use a screwdriver to knock in a nail. Every tool has its purpose and its job. For example, you can't

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use the scale that you see on the airport, to white gold,

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you don't see a scale like that, in a government shop, he has a special literally find little scale here that if you just touch it, it says 10 grams, or five grams or two grams. So you can see that the same two can even not be used. For the same thing. You can't use it to weigh different scales are used to weigh different thing. So everything to be successful. To be a successful artisan, you must know which tool to use. And you can ask the carpenter, this modern carpenters, I'm talking about the old ones, that every little tool at a specific job. And if you use any other tool, you'll make a mess of the table or whatever else you're making.

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So Pure Reason, clue intellect, and uninformed by divine revelation. Just using your mind just using your reason and saying no, I'm not going to look at it. That revelation, I'm just going to use my mind just going to use my reason I go to Harvard, and go to Oxford and get a doctorate. And that will be enough for me to see me through the world and to do what I have to do.

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You cannot use that, for example, to find out what is the purpose of life.

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You cannot use your intellect to find out what values are good for you what values are not good for you. You can use your mind to decide for you what is right and wrong.

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philosophers have been trying to tell us through the ages, through the centuries that

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what's the purpose of life, why we hear some people say, Well, I am here to enjoy myself.

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Other people say why I'm here I must be happy. Other people say not just here to survive, you know, go to go to India and the back streets in China today people will say, Well, I'm just had to survive, to make $1 a day to live on $1 a day. That's my objective in life. Other people will say, for love, you know, I'm here because I want to love and I want to be loved.

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Other people will say I'm here for for self fulfillment. I want to fulfill myself. I want to become what I want to become before I die. I want to do this I want to see visit 300 countries I want to become a nurse, I want to become a dad, I want to have so much money I'm saving so many houses to live this my children. I want to be self fulfilled. So nobody has come along to tell us

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apply his intellect and reason that this is the object of life. We know what the object of life

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maybe I should tell you object of life is

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When we mentioned, because our last father tells us what to say when we say Mohammed,

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we might say sallallahu wasallam.

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But what do we say when we name when we say the word of a Sahaba? Abu Bakr for example, do we say

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around the Allahu Allah, what is

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it means Allah be pleased with him. So the highest form of douar that we can make,

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after Salah alojado Salamis to ask Allah to be pleased with a person

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and we ask Allah subhanaw taala to be pleased with

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the Sahaba name of salat wa salam. One day gibreel came to the Navy Salam and he said,

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in Allahu Allah,

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Allah, Allah sent Mohammed Salah

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any instruction, they ask you to please give salam

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to Abu Bakar a Saudi Arabia loutra.

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And I'll also

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ask abubaker, I want when you say sir, out to him, I want you to ask him a question. Can you imagine Allah sending a message via NaVi to an ordinary person? abubaker a city? Can you imagine the status of a worker? And what was the question?

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What was the question which Allah said you should ask a worker, Allah Sandra says selu asked him and allowed in Anwar Danny Mahanama, Allah says, oh jabril

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oh, Mohamed Salah asks, abubaker Allah asks him, tell him, Allah says to him, Allah is pleased with him. Allah asks him is he pleased with Allah?

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So when somebody says anything about the Sahaba

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you know, then we should.

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Violence is not Alarcon use violence. But we should become extremely angry. People say anything about the Sahaba of the Navy so Allah Hardison, so we know that what is the purpose of life, the purpose of life is to gain the pleasure of Allah madonia so that we can enter paradise of death.

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So what is the purpose of life? Today, the pledge of Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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So the mind which Allah has given to us this mind, this fantastic brain that we think we can conquer the world with, you know,

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if we look at the West, including South Africa, you know, when I think about race, I really think about America, but the West has also moved to the east.

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I mean, there's no more West really, I mean, the West in Japan is the West Indonesia, Malaysia, India. I mean, everywhere you find with South Africa is the West.

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Europe is the West. So if you look at the waste,

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what do we see what is wrong with a waste? What is wrong with secularism and secular society?

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Where God doesn't rule but Parliament rules, or Congress for that matter, or a constitution

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is that

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the West has accepted the wrong tool to develop its moral compass. No, every person has a moral compass. What is a moral compass? Every community has a moral compass. Every nation has a moral compass. What is a moral? a moral compass is that which tells you what is right and what is wrong.

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So if you want to go and

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eat something, we just have your moral compass of 10. You can't eat it as an example. So the western,

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they've accepted.

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They're using the wrong tools

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to direct their moral compass. What are they using? They're using the intellect.

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For example,

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probably the most modern example is the example of homosexuality.

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Probably most people in the world and was homosexuality, what kind of homosexuality, that kind of homosexuality, which is practiced when a man sleeps in another man, that kind of lots of people are effeminate. They don't practice the feminists, when people are just pages if they believe in luck, but they won't go to sleep with another man

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being just effeminate.

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He's being effeminate.

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But actually planted that is where the Haram that is where the curse comes in, is when a man sleeps with another man. So we know that that kind of homosexual is a board is an abomination.

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It's evil.

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Yet today, what do we find in the West? What do we find in, in, in our societies, same sex marriages

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are becoming legal all over the world, same sex marriage becoming legal.

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And everybody in the West is helpless in this country. We were just helpless, couldn't do anything. Nobody could do anything with men and men to get married in South Africa, and South Africans could do nothing. Absolutely nothing. Why? Because the law of open sexuality and the law of men, many men makes mental sense it makes

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How does it make me Does it? Because it is based on mains reason. It says

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people have a free choice.

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Why can't people have a free choice? Everybody else has a free choice, a transexuals as a free choice. We can choose a woman Why can't a man live on the NSA choice not interfere with other people's choice?

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That's what they tell us.

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Why? Because the mind works like that one makes it this makes sense that makes us therefore we will do it.

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And what is the man also tell us that smoking in public should be disallowed.

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We now have a low.

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We don't have a low mobile sexuality in America, man. But what kind of law do we have in the statute books, you can't smoke inside the office anymore to stand outside in the right.

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You can't smoke in a public place anymore. This is local. Imagine a man can marry a man that's legal to smoke in your office is illegal.

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It does make sense it does make sense

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when you're trying your mind, because your mind will tell you but you see we smoke in a confined space. You other people will get lung cancer from secondary smoking and you'll also get lung cancer, bad for health is bad for this is bad for me. Because your mind doesn't make sense to say Well, nothing is bad for you.

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So when we use Pure Reason, to judge what is right and what is wrong,

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will always go wrong.

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It's wrong to you can use the tool of reason to decide what is right and what is wrong. We need a superior rule to do that a superior tool

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for determining value and for determining the purpose of life. We need a superior tool you can use a screwdriver to knocking a nail

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and what is that superior rule? What is that source of guidance that we need? That source of guidance is not based on knowledge based on opinion, or a parliament or a lawyer or a constitutional court or a constitution or the Bill of Rights No, allows father says in verse 28, of certain najem and this will actually deals with the importance of Revelation. And when you read it, you'll see how allows further emphasizes to the disbelievers in the unbelievers. The importance of reverse Allah say Allah says, Allah who will be he mean it?

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Allah says, people use the intellect the wrong tool to decide on the values of life and the purpose of life. They have no knowledge.

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Do they love them they follow only their own mind. They have loved they conjecture their opinion.

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In the vanilla Yoni mineral haka, Oh beautiful. Allah says, Allah says, In the Vonda love you who need mineral hockey Sha, Allah says, and opinion is no substitute for revelation

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and for the truth.

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In other words, the tool of Revelation, the tool of why the Koran

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cannot be substituted by your great mind that you think you possess.

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And this is what is wrong with our Constitution. And this is what is wrong with our bill of rights. Because it is based on some people who sat in a room somewhere in Pretoria, and the the law commission decided that this is going to be the law because it makes sense.

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And so people lose their lives in this kind of unreasonable reasoning. We have people who die when they get sick.

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Besides because it is culture.

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Imagine you have a Constitutional Court, you have quotes, you have a parliament that cannot stop your own people from dying from a simple thing, like

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circumcision. Can you believe?

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Can you believe that our bill of rights in our Constitution can stop those people killing themselves? Why?

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Because we tell ourselves politically.

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This is African custom, African culture.

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It supersedes everything in life, your needs in medical science, hygiene, whatever you have. This is when men applies culture to his life and custom. He killed himself.

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Important thing to do?

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Someone says

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that the mind is not a good tool for values and beliefs. And this is what all the prophets came with everything no Prophet came with revelation.

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Every single prophet pointed us to divine revelation. Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam. When he came, he pointed to divine revelation. What did he say? He said?

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Allah tells him to say what?

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In

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another shot,

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Allah says, Oh mama system, tell the world tell the world that you are a human being like there

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was one major difference in Nevada and abasolo Michiko, you highlight the difference is that I received revelation

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and no one else received revelation.

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So revelation is that which differentiates the profits from everybody else, and it's revelation which differentiates religious men from the irreligious man.

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So the prophets except the divine revelation, they accepted the superior source of knowledge. And that's why in the Quran, a son can tell his father

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Yeah, Betty.

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Oh my father

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in the ajah, any mineral Alma Lambie, Attica, you say to his father was was Nabi Brahim. Surah Maryam was 43. Abraham says to his dad, oh, my father, what he said his father

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kajaani

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lambda attic, knowledge has come to me that didn't come to you.

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knowledge came to me, that knowledge didn't come to you. Today, honey, follow me.

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indica, our di d serata. Mr. Kiba, I will guide you on a straight path. You see, when revelation comes, everybody rises above revelation.

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The Father Son relationship is subject to Revelation.

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Revelation as the last name the last word,

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because we ask ourselves, what is your with Reba. Reba?

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After all,

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if I have to lend you tend to wake. If I have to learn you say 100,000 I have to wait five years from 100,000. And time is money. You have to pay to have to wait and money depreciates over time. So you know, why can I charge interest?

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Because when I apply my mind, isn't it make sense? focus just on yours is the other form of meat. I mean, God created the world he created, you know,

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stimulates conversation socializing. They say a glass of red wine is good for you, but you live longer.

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People have made these experiments.

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But why is it wrong? Why is it haram because of Revelation.

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Because if there was no revelation, we would have indulged in all these things. But the last one that saved us from the curse of alcohol because of gambling.

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We asked what is given to men and women today it's a it's a big subject. Women want to be equal to men and men want to be equal to women.

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Children wants to be equal to the current and parents to their children.

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But what are the rights of men and women, the rights of men and women are those rights which Allah gave us.

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So in Allah says,

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when you die

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Then your daughter shall inherit half of your son. Which document Why? Because it was given to us by Allah we say

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we say Samana WA, and there is the two

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in Islam

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for a good, solid life.

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And this is a dilemma, the dilemma of the modern world. What is the dilemma of the modern world? It knows what is wrong. It sees what is wrong.

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But it cannot bring itself to accept revelation to his nose. That is his interest that is steroid that is destroying European economies. It is interesting, that took America down to its knees. They know it, they tell him, they say

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the housing, the housing bubble, was caused by interest, nothing. They sold debt to other countries and they couldn't repay the debt. And the whole system collapsed.

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But they're not prepared to say interest is haram. Why? Because they refuse to accept revelation.

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In America had the meltdown economic meltdown.

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One would have thought that the other countries Europe would have said, Hey, wait a minute. America is a big America, the largest economy in the world has collapsed. What is the cause interest now we're going to stop it.

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In fact, they stole naming Greece, Greece is going to be in debt to Bahama and Spain. The money they get from the IMF and from Morocco is going to be not interest free. They're to pay and the children will pay and the grandchildren will pay. Nobody will pay. Why? Because as Alzheimer's refers to the courage, the stubbornness of not wanting to accept revelation

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Alhamdulillah a Muslim has both the wisdom and the courage to say, if this is what Allah says.

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If Allah says if I die, no one.

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Allah says,

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If Allah says I mustn't take interest, Allah says, If Allah Allah says,

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Allah says,

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everything comes to allow subhanaw taala. So a Muslim for him. Revelation informs his reason, very important.

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He doesn't apply his mind to the revelation, the revelation applies to his mind, uses revelation to invert his mind. When his mind tells him something, he asked himself the question, What does Allah say? What is revelation say?

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Today we say, ask the lawyer, what is the lawyer say?

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There is a divorce, both husband and wife will run to the lawyer first.

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And if the lawyer comes of the problem, they will say,

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you know what, I know that the lawyer

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in the lawyer himself was at the Muslim will say, Well, now we have to see what the Sharia says, you bring the ship.

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We go to the MTC. Now we see what the Sharia is because

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even the court will say, go speak to your pastor, you can speak to Mr. Buddha because victim Allah because you know, I even I counseled at this problem. So the Muslim men in his wisdom, Muslim woman in their wisdom.

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For them revelation informs the reason and the reason informs the emotion. So when we look at the deen and we look at our lives and look at what we do in life as Muslims, what do we say? We say that we are guided by revelation,

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not by emotion, and authority, what custom is done by that? So a person then, or a Muslim

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who follows revelation is a blessing Muslim.

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He's not burdened by his faith in his beliefs.

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Pretending to be a Muslim is not a burden. Why? Because it refers to everything in amanu.

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alswamitra says, If you differ, what does he do?

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refer it to Allah and His messenger

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and refer it to Allah and His messenger. What do we say? Allah I numerous. I accept it,

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without any

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conjecture, without In your opinion, from myself, so sooner to nerja

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and the Mirage

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the late

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of the Mirage is

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now to become clear to you. Why do we believe in the barrel? It's an impossible story. When our primary reason to it the possible story, some men traveled in one night, to the seven days if you go to Mars, you can't come back because it's so far. You have a man who traveled Subhan Allah.

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You know, the Assam said from the first heaven to the second Heaven is to join your 500 years journey from the second to the third 500 years. Until the seventh heaven. Seven times five is

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5500 years. You traveled 5500 years and after that what is the author of the seventh heaven, there is a courtesy. And then there is the water upon which the throne stands the throne of allow salt Allah

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subhanaw taala in terms of time, I mean, I said

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on Friday that

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we have now discovered a black hole that contains 100 million stars.

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They say the smallest size bigger than I don't know how many 1000 times the size of the Earth.

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Can you imagine

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one small little black hole inside our galaxy? This is inside the stuff that surrounds the earth. Beyond that cage, one black hole is water inside is 100 million stars.

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The smallest one is 1000 times bigger than this dynion on this earth in which we live.

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This

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that kind of distance.

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And why do we believe him? We believe in because Allah confirms it in the Quran. Subhana Allah the phenomena is

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anybody has to accept it except one reason. So Pad A lady SRB Abdi laner.

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So can you see how important it is my dear brothers and sisters, to refer everything to Revelation.

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In fact, it is not important. You can't do anything.

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Especially when it comes to matters of Ibadan and Allah subhanaw taala you have to refer to the platform. And if it is not in the Quran, better to stay away from it. And this is Hadith, which is completely authentic on the same subject on the same subject matter. And if you had these clashes with the Quran, the Quran takes precedence over the Hadith.

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Why?

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Because

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ultimately, everything emanates from Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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And it is highly unlikely Allah would have inspired the Prophet with a Hadith, which is contrary to the to the Koran has to take precedence over all of the actions and the sayings of men.

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And the merits, that is the lesson of the era

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that we celebrate the Mirage or whatever we do on the Mirage because we believe in revelation from Allah subhanho wa Taala. So now last panel, inshallah, makers of this will make this book the book of their lives. This is the book, this is the book, having authority over combinatorial bhatura najem. The least you can do tonight is after a shadow very early, it'll take you so nasm is very short Surah nakara this to the to the najem the English don't understand Arabic. And if you have a some Tafseer in English, sit down and read it and try and extract from it. The importance of revelation

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in the life of a person in the life in your life and in the life of the Muslims.

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All Out Allah Allah wa salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.