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131 Our role models the companions of the Prophet(s) Oct 30, 2015

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hungry and hungry. Men who wanna stare you know who want

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to be here. La

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Marina de la phenomenal Allahu Allah, Allah, Masha Allah Allah Allah Allah. Allah. Allah.

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Madonna

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Salawat Robbie, he was Allahu Allah. He was early. He was happy woman da de la amabilidad beloved brothers and sisters in Islam assalamu aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.

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Allows, Allah tells us, you know, the foreign affair has given us

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a huge Roku, for whom life

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allow SWOT analysis

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has given us does men think

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that we will just leave him alone?

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And we won't test him?

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Does he think that no trials and tribulations will come to him?

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Of course, we know that

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the world is full of trials and tribulations.

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But a Muslim

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is one who sees the benefits

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that allows for other places in the trials and tribulations.

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Because Muslims worldview is different from the worldview of those who are not Muslim.

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We see divine content

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and the divine hand in everything that happens to us.

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And everything that happens around us and everything that happens in the world.

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One of the most extraordinary aspects of the life of the Prophet salallahu alaihe salam.

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He said he never allowed tribulations

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to describe him or to unsettle him.

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He never allowed difficulties,

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or arches that he faced,

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to perturb him

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or to take away the tension from the work at hand and from the goal that allows pallulah set for him.

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If you look at linguistically at

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the words in Arabic, for patience and forbearance,

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and gentleness and kindness,

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lower is Halima. Halima

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also means somebody with mild tempered, doesn't lose his cool.

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And the word haleem is a word which

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describes the Navy Salalah, Salah. He was described as kind of an illness,

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that he was the most forbidden of people, the most patient of people the most mild tempered of tea.

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He had more forbearance in the whole of humanity than the whole of mankind.

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Patients.

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It's no coincidence that the word for intelligence as the same root as the word for patience, Hellman is intelligence. And highly mon is forbearance operations both has the same roots have Lamin

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and

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one of the things that the Quraysh the pagan Arabs accused him of was that

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you suffer who

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lamina these to accuse him of, of tampering with the intellect

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these to accuse him of

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they made them look like fools, because obviously didn't understand the messages brought to them know that they want to accept the message.

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Therefore, Holly, or the mild tempered one

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is someone who doesn't lose his temper at all, not even quickly or fast. Or take the time No, he never loses his temper.

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Also, it's no coincidence that the word for dreamer person dreams

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is called highly from the same route. So intelligence

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even timidness, forbearance

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and the dreamer as the same route in the Arabic language

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and alarm which is the plural of Helm

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also means dreams. So you have

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The concordance of three

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words with the same root having different meanings.

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And this is no coincidence, because the connection between dreams and intellect

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is very, very clear. And that is that

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for the intellect to work properly, you need to be in a state of quietude. You need to be in a state of serenity.

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You need to have the circumstances in which you can sleep because only when you sleep you dream except of course on people who come to Juma but

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not pointing fingers at me. But sometimes I think the chef also starts dreaming in front.

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So we have these words had him patient,

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we have hallym the dreamer, we have human intellect.

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And we know the teacher always says to the children in the classroom, stop dreaming, you know, where are you, you know, you just staring at you know, you're dreaming or you're listening to what I'm saying, and what the student find himself in a position of complete quietude, serenity, and his mind wanders, and he's in another world, despite all the noise that goes on around him.

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And another word that is also closely related to Haldeman, haleem and highly is the word holla. Holla means the nipple of the breast.

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And I'm sure all of you Mashallah have seen a child of the breasts of the mother, especially when the child has been crying. And the mother takes the child and puts the child to the breast what happens to the child.

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Now, I've seen this many times with my own children.

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And with

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what happens, the child's eyes start rolling when the child is on the brace and the child is carried away into a totally different world. You see the child's eyes going, closing and opening haleema. So, as the child goes into a state of complete quietude, the child comes to rest, the child comes to rest. And it is no coincidence also, that the lady who breastfeed the Prophet sallallahu wasallam name was

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Halima Subhana, Allah. So all these words and names converge and find his expression, in the forbearance and patience of Muhammad Allah alayhi salatu salam. So you can see that the deen of Allah subhanaw taala is not just

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words, these words are connections, these words in a meaning. These words reflect the inner truth of Islam. And therefore the language is the religion and the religion is the language.

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Also, it also states that the word for intellect and look as the same route as well, welcome intellect, it's the same route.

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The lottoland tells us that you want it didn't have the Prophet sallallahu Sallam with them. That book was coming out from the fingers of the Prophet alayhi salatu salam and he was drinking from the milk. And next morning he went to the Navy said Dr. Sorrell I dreamt last night that I was drinking from milk which were coming from your fingers and the prophets of Salaam said to him ha the moon, the moon, that is knowledge, that is knowledge. Knowledge that you drank was the amount of knowledge.

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So in order for the intellect to work properly, I know that for myself in my studies, you know, if you want to really concentrate in what you're doing, if you want

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to contemplate and think and new visitors to open in your mind, you need to have complete quietness,

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to play quiet.

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So we know in the 60s I knew you remember those of you who are from the 60s, there was a guy called Dr. Spock. Remember Dr. Spock, Dr. Spock had so many theories. Every week he comes up with a new theory of the developed development psychology, and particularly development of children. And he said that, at one time he said that mothers must ignore the children when they cry.

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Don't pick the child up when the child cries with the chakra. What you should do is you should feed the child at regular intervals. If the child cries in between the interval leave the child.

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That's why we have the generation we have today because of that wrong theory. We are the children of the 15th and the 16th.

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But we know that the kids

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Time for a baby is between zero and two years old. The child a baby is made the rest of his life depends on what happens between the days born and two years and the Quran refers to that period. harmonica solo, una Shara la sala says, and the pregnancy of the woman and the breastfeeding period of the child is 13 months.

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And we know that the lease period of pregnancy is six months, therefore, the weaning period or the breastfeeding period is two years. So the current makes it very clear that that those two years are very critical for the child's development.

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And what happens in those two years. Trust is booked in the first two years. Trust is built between mother and child. And that trust is built every time the child cries, the child is put to the brace the child realizes he can trust his mother, he can trust his mother to bring quietude into his life.

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That is the link and that is the foundation of a good childhood.

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Of course today, mothers have

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maternity leave and is only made for four months Subhanallah so the child loses out. So we have the situation we have today where children are deprived of a very fundamental part of the early development. And we as parents as fathers and mothers should make our children aware of this.

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Money is what is money. What is money you know, the more money you make, the less time you have to spend it. You know, because the more money you make,

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the less time you have. Because your time gets shorter and shorter and shorter on the union. So eventually what you have is you have all this money, no time to spend it you did in the story. All your RA is in your DMS and you see a is in your and your savings and all those unit trusts you've been watching going up and down in your shades. You've been watching this up and down full you

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can't take it with you.

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Nothing of that goes with you.

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And your children.

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They have so much money they don't pray.

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They don't raise scarves.

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They don't come to the masjid because they have everything left him everything's for them to the bone. So you don't manifest and they also don't manifest Hazara

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both both ways. So

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it's extremely important that we also understand that child development is part of the teachings of Islam.

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So the person who is haleem, like the Prophet sallallahu wasallam

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are those again, I repeat, who don't become perturbed. And that was the hallmark of Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam. That was his characteristics. That was the whole local person that speaks about the perfect character.

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And

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one of the results of the absence of Halem

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of the absence of patience and forbearance

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is access people get disturbed very quickly.

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And that is a sign of weak faith Wikimania. If you lose your temper quickly, it's a sign of nothing else but weak faith we came

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there is a hadith narrated the honorable hottub

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bring us closer home to the tribulations that we see around us today in Syria, in Yemen, in Kashmir,

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in Afghanistan, in Iraq,

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and all the other places where there is strife

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and trouble and Ibiza Salaam Amara will not be reminded us of the tribulations that the world will face so you'll see bomb it says the names of Salafi al Qaeda man

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Bella Hadid let me say salam says

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let me talks about the end the latter days.

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Now the ledger days My dear brothers and sisters is not tomorrow or next to interior Sam.

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The lighter days is today it is today and tomorrow. g upon us and we'll talk about that

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tsunami saw Sanchez my alma will be afflicted in the last days the latter days which is these days which an affliction are there. It's clear it's broad daylight. We see it every day on the TV on the news.

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Milan Shadi, great tests great tribulations

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and then evisa salam says

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These tribulations will manifest itself in these days and we will come to ascertain whether it is today or we were they still going to happen in 100 years time. When are these days going to happen?

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There is a hadith of armor in hottub narrated by Tom Hardy you all know about the about jabril who came to the Navy. So Solomon asked in a number of questions, four of them stand out, and that is he asked Nagisa salam, what is Islam? What is he man? What is your son? And then finally, he asked me Salaam about the signs of the of the latter days the signs of the last days of this world.

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And

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when Djibouti left

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nobody saw Salam Sita Rama Rama Hurtado Omar,

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who do you think was that man that asked me these questions? And Omar says, Allahu Allah, Allahu Allah. He said, Allah Subhana Allah and His Prophet knows best. We don't know who Allah prophets are Salam said, that was jabril la salatu salam coming to teach us are the four components Islam.

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Eman,

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sang aside, of course, is the highest expression of your Eman which I spoke about last week. And of course,

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based there it's all based on our belief in the era and the last day.

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And today's lecture has no effect other than to make you afraid and scared. That's the only intention

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was an I can prepare this lecture I was also scared and afraid. So I don't see why I should carry this burden love.

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Where is the good for us? It's good for us.

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And one of the greatest tribulations that faces today is the tribulation of family. And I say this upfront because I think it's important that I say this upfront because I deal with this every day.

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And I say to young men today

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young men who are on the verge of giving up on their marriages. I say to the men, you should become a man.

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You should become a man. And you should take the lead in saving your marriage in making a good marriage. This is your responsibility. A lot of time has made you go Ramona and Lisa, Allah has given you the intelligence Allah has given you the physical strength, the mental strength, emotional strength, this is your responsibility. This is not something that you can just walk away from.

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The destruction of a community lies in the destruction of the family.

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And it's important that we face the style that goes into tribulation. It's a term marriage is a term ask anybody who's married when you're married 40 years 50 years. It remains a turbulent he remains a child.

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But the result of that is so great and so sweet.

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That if a man dies and his wife is pleased with him, he will go to general

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and if a wife dies and his husband is pleased with her, she will enter Paradise Swan

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so that is one of the trials that we face.

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And it is the man that must take responsibility. Not the human. Don't come and say my wife is like this and my wife is like that or doesn't do this and my wife doesn't listen. My wife does away with a scarf when she doesn't want to speak Salah.

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That's an important, you are the problem.

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You're the Sultan.

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Usually the

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the buck stops with you can't go anywhere else. Those are close. The windows are locked. The buck stops with you. You have to make that home. And it's good that the old people used to tell us

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you made your bed. You sleep in it.

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But we trivialize marriage to the extent that you

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never scared outside the door.

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Hello.

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So today we living in difficult times. There's no doubt about it times are very difficult.

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Maybe not financially or economically for us here in Capetown, but we know that out there in the world there are people starving to death as I'm talking to you,

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as I'm speaking to you, their children dying of starvation of hunger.

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And there are many areas of the Muslim world

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that faced tremendous tribulations

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as these tribulations if we as Muslims don't understand it, it will affect our demand

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and deselect people's demand.

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He will say ways Allah, Who is allowed to say the Muslims of Syria, or the people of Afghanistan, or the poor people of Yemen ways people ask those kind of questions. People say what's wrong with Islam? What's wrong with Muslims? This idea of terrorism of killing and slaughter and why are we so oppressed? Why we in the situation mean people ask us questions 16 sexify

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because we do not understand.

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We do not understand everything goes with understanding and learning and knowledge.

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They have on Wednesday evening, when I come here and I see so few people, part of altruism. We just want to be here when we forced to come, that is for Juma.

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A man send me a note. Send me a message. He says, Jeff, where is your lecture? I said on a Wednesday evening,

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after Missouri, Georgia, he sent me a message back he said, Is it a class or is it a lecture?

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I would not say

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I'm not

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part of the science of gamma we want.

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We think that we can dream Islam into our brains

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work.

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If you could do that, you don't have to send your kids to school or so they can dream themselves through matric and into university and become doctors by sitting at home and never going to university.

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But we want to be good Muslims are sitting down and saying well, you know, it'll come to me, don't worry.

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The Prophet salallahu alayhi salatu salam

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said

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in Matthew Martin Marhaba, my nation my alma

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is an Alma upon which the mercy of Allah descends.

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Because Allah described himself continuously or Rahmani Raheem

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so proper described as as an oma on which the mercy of Allah descends, Joy Allah, Allah dunya and Nevis, about this oma

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chastisement of this oma most of the punishment of this Omar will happen in the dunya

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Alhamdulillah.

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Because we don't even want to think about the chastisement of the

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Parliament.

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So this is our This is our understanding of calamities and tribulations. First that we are upon which is mercy it says Don't forget that number two, our tribulation say this is this is the world of trial and tribulation. I saw I was on the other side and inshallah Jana which was on the other side. And

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then I said that we will be saved, we will be dealt with

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fitna balaia,

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social strife, tribulation,

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calamities, earthquakes.

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Now, you may think, man, do we need this on a Friday? shot? In a ways is going to end I'm walking to the end, I'm sure. No, no.

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The trials and tribulations My dear brothers and sisters, we are suffering now is small compared to the trials and tribulations suffered by those who came before us. I can guarantee you that

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the things that happened among Muslims are not even talking about the Romans what they did to us, but even amongst Muslims, if I should tell you be shocked, I was telling

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somebody the other day that I was reading about the development and establishment of the state of Andalusia, Spain, we Muslims ruled for 500 years, more than 500 years, the first

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Amira,

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Andalucia, probably like four or five, millions, different parts of Andalusia through by different people. But eventually I remember the name of that Amanda third became the minion

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and he executed his own son.

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Now, immediately when you when I say that you will say, Well, you know, I'm sure it was because he wanted to unseat his father's from his father's throat. Now

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maybe he committed murder. Now maybe he stole a lot of money. No, you know, why executed his son. He executed his son, Mohammed czar heroes his name, because he was a Shafi

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because Misha

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and I it's a long story, but the story is that

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andaluza was a molecule

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50 it was it was a stick, absolutely strict, anybody who was other than Maliki was in big trouble. And he made a to make an example of his own son

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to call in the development of any other mme, and the practice of any other mother, except the mother of my mother was not to blame for this, by the way, law after the death of my mother.

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So those are the kinds of things that happened today. hamdullah we have so much freedom. We established our mothers Happy Mother's Salafi Mother, you know, Sufi mother, we have so many more. Milan, you live in peace and security. Maybe we should have had some heads rolling. Maybe we could have been better off

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if we had one mother.

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And maybe that's the future inshallah, because remember, in the year, 300 years after the age of

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about 500 mothers died, died out. So many mothers, more than 500 accumulate more than 500 different schools of thought.

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And today we have our Hamidullah for an opening Sharla in the future we'll have one sharp

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because he was 500 to four it means there is still room for improvement that we can inshallah blend the four and make it into it. Shall we all be just Muslim?

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Just Muslim,

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just practicing Islam. Mohamed Salah, Mollison. Just do it all the same way.

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It will be slightly boring, but I think it will be it will Unitas mo charlo

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so Nagisa someone tells us about all these calamities, and and we know i mean if quake strikes Muslim Muslim land, Subhanallah 1000s of people get killed.

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If earthquake strikes our motherland ism, tremors and maybe five, six people die right now on it was 250 kilometres under the earth in northern Afghanistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was 230 I didn't even I couldn't even I didn't know that the Earth was so deep down.

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And that as quick win right in New Delhi, in India, he went to Lahore in Pakistan, it went right into the Knoll and could northern caucuses, and

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so many people died. They up to today. They didn't know how many people actually died in earthquake.

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But

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there is a divine aspect to this. And the divine aspect is that all those people who die by buildings fall upon them OSHA Levinson said one of the one of the signs of Shaheed is if a building falls on you knew Daniel Shaheed would identify your shade, if you drown your shade. So that is the divine aspect of this is how we say this is our worldview, as I said, this is why we never throw our toys out of the court. We always come

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no matter what happens, we come

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because we understand. We understand the the playing of alojado data

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in Syria right now.

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Wherever calamity of terrible proportions,

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unimaginable proportions.

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The country is physically destroyed. Its people are dispersed. And it's a blot

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on the history of Muslims in the world.

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People ask what can we do? What should we should do whatever we can

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that's formed on every Muslim to do whatever he or she can to alleviate what is happening in the world around us.

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But we should also understand

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from our worldview that we have, that the Syrians have joined a very unique club.

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Very unique, very special club.

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And this club has as its members, the Palestinians.

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The Kashmiris,

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the ringers,

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the Iraqis, the Yemenis.

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And so many other nations. Western nations

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that are tested by tribulations were lost Hunter,

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that they still struggles

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are struggles.

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That will have its payoff in the era that they're suffering.

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In this dunya is temporary in sha Allah and allows handle at mercy on them on the deaf tiama.

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But why is it that in the Muslim world,

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country after country after country seemed to be struck by these calamities,

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then it was Paris and then it was Iraq, always Palestine, then it was Syria. Now it's Yemen. One is almost waiting for what is gonna happen next.

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It is because

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Allah subhanaw taala once our attention to be directed to Him,

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and He will make the world to us in such a way that we will have to turn our direction to him.

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A lot of other automakers that we will have no other alternative, but to turn our direction to him. So when we suffer calamity in our personal lives,

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then we must understand that allows

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us to turn our attention to him.

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Because sometimes it takes some kind of illness or reduction in our income, to make us believe that there is an alert it makes us aware of our mortality as human beings that we are going to go back to our loss.

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That is what suffering tribulation does. And you can imagine the massive scale of that happening to a whole country of people that all of them see themselves going back to a loss.

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They realize I mean, I was in Syria 19 1971 I was insane.

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I visited Lebanon I was a young man and married how came from hydro with my dad. So don't think anything that I was enjoying the the Paris of the East.

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I was in Damascus I visited the Great Mosque.

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What did I see in the streets, women walking.

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I mean, the miniskirt was fashionable at the time.

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People speaking French budgets empty.

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Lebanon was the same budget empty. Every corner there was a casino or a nightclub.

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So a lot of founders waited a long time. Unless permission takes a long time.

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To bring them back in the direction of the traveler. They are the spiritual Qibla the moral Qibla

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because you are not created to sit on the computer the hold and play Solitaire. That's why Allah created

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all of them create you to sit and watch Netflix movies, the holding.

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Allah didn't create you to download whatever you want to download from the internet, or spend time on Facebook. This is why Muslims will create

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muscles are created to know a lot

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to read about Allah

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to study the history of Islam to read about the beautiful character of Muhammad Salah

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to know about why we are here. We can't just go to the world and die and they leave.

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We have to know why we're here. What is the purpose of our existence?

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Why did Allah Allah

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let me say someone spoke about the end of the world the latter days and he said one of the signs of the latter days is that shepherds were born hi tall buildings, shepherds meaning the poor Arabs who lived in the desert. They will come out of the desert and they will build the highest building systems.

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Jaco Luna Arabic tells you can you can hear Yato

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they will both eyes both Burj Khalifa

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the burning certainly goes like this in the wind blows by shepherds.

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If it wasn't for the oil, there would still be shepherds.

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How could the Prophet knew this? He's standing with his desert there was nothing

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but he was a prophet SAW Allah gave him this. And we see this happening in front of our eyes. It's not like it's hidden from view. We will know that we see this. We see in Saudi Arabia they want to outdo the Dubai ins we see this we see the Malaysians wanting to outdo started out doing the same salaries. Americans are not bawling their eyes, buildings.

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The Russians are not building the AIS buildings, poverty, not mankind. He said the shapers of the desert they will be building dies, but he was specific.

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And this is happening in our lifetime and prophecy. This will be the sign of the latter days of the last days.

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Marisa Ramos spoke about maca. He said, one of the signs of the last day will be that the buildings of Morocco will reach Mountain High it will be the height of the mountains of Makkah.

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Do we see it in our lifetime to see it?

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When I first went to MCI in

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1970

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I think the base of our three stories, four stories.

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If you climb to a Java codebase we say destroyed you could see the whole all the mountains could see everything. The cowboy is the center.

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Now, what do you see first when you came into Mako with a bus from Java? What were you looking for?

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You're looking for that first glimpse of the cowboy in the bathtub The turn is the bottom is the CD into this pot from somewhere. Now what do we look for? What do they tell you the Clock Tower The first thing you see is the clock tower.

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People are not interested to see the Kaaba with a clock tower they see the clock down

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and then at least Allah Sallam said

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that one of the signs of the legendary will be that

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the mountains of Morocco will be pierced. holes will be made into the mountains of Makkah.

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Why jack boy jack mean

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people make holes big holes in the mountains.

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Chapnick

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called the tunnels we walk through it we drive through it

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by object and the goal is

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the goal is to be higher than the mountains of Makkah.

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And then he said

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when that happens

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happened he now knows when Providence when that happens what they're when the tunnels will be down to the mountains of Makkah and the buildings will be higher than the boundaries of a wooden socket oven Lazzara

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Luca the Prophet describes what this indicates Professor Sutton said it means that the our wolf casts its shadow

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progressivism didn't say that

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the AMA is now he said the hour will cost it's cheddar

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other Leticia Taka Azhar Sam means our saw also means what?

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What a sour

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sour also means what?

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If you want to buy a watch in my garage sale to buy sorry, show me the sorry. So neither to watch. But I also mean time also means time. nevison sounds so when these things happen, that other lady saw the shadow of the hour will fall

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over.

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And what do we see? And that dropped out what is it what is the Head of School the clocktower? The goal of the PSA?

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Yes, as an adult, it will say show me this I only know exactly what you mean when you say Assad Assad means the clock tower.

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And when the sun is behind the clock tower, it throws each other over the Kaaba.

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Let me say saddam says

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So literally, it means that the

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throws and also the shadow of the last hour is the last hour Sharon is cheddar of

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obfuscating

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Mashallah

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that is important. What does this do to me and to you, what should it do to us? It should make us think about hey, we are going What am I doing with my life?

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the sense that I commit the things I do I and you know, all of us together shouldn't be nakada whatever that is tomorrow, you know, how am I going to go back to our Lowe's $400

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if terabit is our shackle common

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COVID allows reveal to the public Denton Katara Batista the sound

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is near

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the time is near.

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I'm not a prophet of doom. I'm telling you what prophets of Salaam said nothing to do with me. Don't blame me.

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I'm just giving the message when

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when he got the message, Allahu Allah said to him, Obama go to your family and call them to Islam. He went on Mount Safa and is called them

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and use psychology to them. He said, What if I tell you there's an army down this mountain is gonna attack you? What do you believe me?

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And they said, Oh, Mohammed, you never told a lie.

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Every time you spoke, you told the truth.

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And he said to them, I am the warden of a great punishment. That's my first mission award.

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So according to the all I'ma talk about sad, sad, sad, the three end of times, three ends of time.

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The first is the end of my life, the end of your life. That's the end of our time.

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The second is

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the end of generations. We know that the Holocaust victims for example, maybe there's one or two third alive, but that generation is gone.

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The generation of my grandfather is gone, your grandfather is gone.

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In 100 years time, every single one of us in this module will be Did

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anybody disagree with me? In under this time, we will all be gone. Does magical for other people, another alum, another shift another model.

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scary enough? country law. I feel very good. I tell you I feel extremely skilled. So

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the third is finally the ultimate end. The ultimate end is when all this will close down within your shadow.

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The prophets of Salaam says

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Look what the prophet says now, the prophets of Salaam says and when the end comes. And will Allah give it we don't live at that time. Because nobody says something the worst people will be alive

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at the time of

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the province of solemn says if you shouldn't be alive at the time, and you're busy planting a seedling

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smokey

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complete the planting of the seedling

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don't say well, you know the heavens are crumbling around me. This is the last hour the trumpet is blown. There is no madonia left.

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No Professor Sam says plan to seed. And why does he say that because

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our thinking is not towards this world our attention is towards a lot. So if you plant the seedling, you plant eater that you will meet along with the last deed that you did was a very positive deed.

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So the so you wouldn't want to leave this dunya with a positive deed.

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And we don't do things because of the fruits of this work because many of us do it we do it because we get paid. Otherwise we won't do it for this benefit in the forest. But a true Muslim doesn't think like that. It doesn't look only the fruits of this world. There is a story of his family from the old man. They have a past the old man. The old man was busy planting

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olive trees. Now you and I know that all of trees take seven years before based fruit.

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So the curry versus the old man. Why are you planting olive trees you're never going to eat from these others while planting the trees. The old mindset of the sorry for

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the people who came before me planted the tree so I could eat olives today.

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So today I must honor of Jesus my grandchildren eat honors for my children can eat honors. In other words, what is life about life is running a marathon. It's like running a relay race. You know, at high school they have to realize and you have the baton that you must pass on. And so every generation passes on the baton. Every generation

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extends and works hard to pass on the baton to the next generation. Because this is why this why Sr chungju University because you want to pass the baton on to your children to the next generation.

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So we are all in the African proverb there's an African proverb that says the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago and the next best time is today.

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There is a good time to plant a tree. So we are all taught to Beerus we carry that torch like the Olympic torch. We carry that torch. The torch of Islam the torch of mining this world

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We envision a relay.

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This is the nature of our lives and we pass that torch on to others.

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So, I want to say to young people, that if somebody tells you you are the future, you say no, I'm not the future.

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They're not the future. Young people are not the future. They are the present.

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They will now

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they have things to do now, not tomorrow, not when they 30 and 4010. Next Generation.

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Young people are people of today have now made an example examinations is now on your hands.

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Final matric exams have started I think today

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and you have a job to do you have to do a good job.

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And the job is your contribution to yourself and to the world that are known to you in general. With no highest driving the Simon for knowledge. This is like that's the ultimate.

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So as Muslims we don't worry about tribulations and trials.

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Our Prophet sallallahu wasallam has already told us what we will India on what our nisab is in this dunya

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Our job is to make the world a better place.

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We mustn't worry about

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Muslims and prophets in worry about anything. He wasn't bothered he didn't worry about he was nearly killed in war.

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Why shouldn't we worry because our last Lama says aloka battle in

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the end will always belong to the Mata Ki.

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Those who translate the man into action.

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force there are those who prefer this world.

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There are those who prefer this world for them there is no optimal for them there is no end

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allows all of us

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in Canada

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why one can was Why'd you come Rashida to come out in the corruptible? Ha

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na casa de

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la COVID de la hora suli what you had in feasibility for a boss who had to love every

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public facility allows one that says

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to say oh Mohammed to the Muslims in Canada come with your fathers who have now come or your sons Why Why are your brothers was logical more your partners

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who are actually ready to come over your extended family while man

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all your money that you've worked so hard to earn, what the Jonathan tuck Shona casada all your business that you feel if you're not there personally to break down and disappear.

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If those things are more important to you than to thrive in the path of Allah, Fatah Basu has yet to

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then wait until Allah will decide.

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What Lola allows are the sources that allows for hundreds Allah doesn't guide the facility, though to ignore the messages, which come from the qura.

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So

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today's lecture is

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to make us

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want to do better than what are we doing today?

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improve and what we've done yesterday

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make a bigger contribution to society.

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And if we have a problem to resolve the problem

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if you have a problem at home, then you sit here and you say to yourself

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we living in the last days, the shadow of the last days

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over the Obamacare

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the buildings or the the prophecies of Mohammed Salah is staring us in the face.

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So we need to do what we need to do we need to plan that tree we can't see. You know the world is in a mess. People say, you know what can I do?

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His drugs. The government is corrupt.

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Our money is worthless.

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This one is doing that Declan is doing that crime and you know, I live in a prison.

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My brother just got shot my sister just happened this happened to her.

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I asked myself I asked myself, What am I doing to improve the situation? What have I done to improve the situation

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Blame the world around me. I blame Zuma and I blame

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wherever else is to blame.

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Or what about me? What have I done? What about me inside mouth for example? What improvement is abroad about apart from the new kitchen I gave to my wife or the new bedroom suite that I bought for what else have I done to bring to bring the light of Islam into my house? Have I bought a house and I buy a book on Islamic tour on my on my dining room table

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and say to my children, my wife read this

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take them to a lecture

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witnessed robbery my wife was and say come Dolly.

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To Cassandra, when you go to the cinema, you don't go alone.

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you beg and plead. You bribe your wife to say you want to go and see that movie, you want to see the movie, and she doesn't want to see the movie, but you don't want to go alone. They say we'll have supper afterwards without or we can go somewhere before.

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But if she says to you in a way that you don't want to go to the agency, okay, that is live slops right? out of the little sacrifices that Allah wants us to make. That is what the lecture is about. The sacrifices of Mohammed Salah meet.

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Mr. Alexander bless you in sha Allah, bless us, bless our families, guide our children.

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Make us of those who listen and follow the best set. We listen to

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a lot of animals in America