Faaik Gamieldien – 129 – The major challenge for Muslims in 21st century

Faaik Gamieldien
AI: Summary © The speakers discuss the ongoing crises facing Islam, including the importance of forgiveness and praise for the gods, the need for acceptance and acceptance of the gods as a means of humility, and the importance of following laws and culture. They stress the need for acceptance and praise for the gods as a means of humility and avoiding Yo'edness. The importance of learning to be a good person and following laws to achieve success in life is emphasized, along with the use of the spirit of the law as a tool to encourage worship. The conversation also touches on the history of terrorist attacks on Muslims and the potential for conflict in the future.
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Man, can I outdo law? While your mill actually was a Corolla tesira two verses I quoted from her on both very famous, very well known verses, the first verse speaks about change. And other verse speaks about the personality of the Nabi sallallahu, wasallam.

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I think we are all confronted with

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the major reality of

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the days in which we live. And that is the ongoing crises,

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and the ongoing battles that is raging in the heartland of Islam.

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I need to say to you today that

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I'm not going to talk about who's winning and who's losing and who's right and who's wrong.

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But what is happening, what I need to tell you is that we are being confronted

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with a major challenge to Islam.

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The major challenge that we're facing in terms of being Muslim

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is at the heart of the West, including all our scholars that are in the West, Muslim scholars

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are trying to forge a new Islam.

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They tell us every day that we have to move away from extremism,

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we have to move away from fighting and battle.

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We have to move away from confronting truth and justice with what am I call with, with power and with Mike.

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And we need what this is how they do it, and this is what they say.

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They say that Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam and they talk a lot about the nowadays they say it was a very peaceful man,

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that he was a loving man, that he was friends with everybody,

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that the Quran always talks about peace and the peace is better than war.

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And therefore, Muslims should follow that Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam. Muslims in the world should not follow and be extremists. Muslims should not fight.

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This is American can kill millions of people all over the world, they can kill off of Vietnam, and they can bomb, they can drop 52 atom bombs on on Japan, they can decimate half the population of Iraq, and they can kill everybody in Afghanistan up to now. And so all over the world without us in South America, in Africa or in Europe. And the same with Russia, that they can do that. But as soon as Muslims left arms in order to defend themselves, and we have to change our faith, then there's something wrong in the way that we interpret our faith.

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And I want to go back to their own history,

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Christian history.

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And the reason why Christianity is losing,

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losing its traction in the world today, losing at least traction, people don't want to be great. In fact, there's nothing in Christianity that appeals to the intellect of any modern person.

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And why is that? So?

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And why is it some that that we lose our own children to these kinds of philosophies, and these kind of understandings?

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It's because of the culture, the religious culture in the West, coming from the time of the Romans,

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the time of Paul, and I'll maybe explain that a little bit more in that when answer elessar to Salah Salaam was sent to the world.

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Allow Sargon made it clear to him that

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the law that is to follow as to be the law of musasa to salon, that he was not going to be given a new law.

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And that law encompassed

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the eating of halaal.

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The implementation of punishments

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and all the other

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rules and regulations that we find in the Holy Quran, Allah Allah Allah refers to

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and what did they do with that? What are the conditions do with that?

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They created a new Testament

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was they created themselves.

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And Paul,

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being the reformer of Christianity,

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came with a philosophy that

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and is your access in the Bible? It says,

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the letter of the law kills the spirit of the law.

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In other words,

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why should we follow law knows darn important

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put on the law side, all you have to do is love Jesus.

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So the Christians put aside all the law

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We know that everything is held for a Christian. He doesn't have to go to church, he doesn't have to. He can do what he wants, he can drink, he can fornicate, whatever he wants to do, and all he has to do is he has to say I love Jesus.

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So today they said with a faith that is empty, there's no law. And allows Allah talks in Surah Taha about this. risotto has a very old beginning page of Surah Taha talks about the importance of Sharia, the importance of law, the importance of,

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of non chaos, of the rule of law. I mean, everybody talks about the rule of law.

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Democracy is based on the rule of law. We are we are in this country, because of the rule of law, it wasn't for the rule of law, we would have gone down the drain A long time ago, the only thing that keeps our heads above water is the rule of law. And unfortunately, that is also being eroded. So the rule of what what the West is telling us Muslims is your rule of law, it's also important. Your jihad is not important.

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That's not important. That is the that is the letter of the law, you should follow the spirit of the law. And the spirit of the law is you need to forgive. You need to do as Jesus said, turn the other cheek. Islam doesn't say that. Islam says when a man wants to eat you, you don't turn the other cheek and let him eat you. You grab this and and defend yourself.

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And, you know, it's very nice to hear how the Lewis describes I've been listening to a few of the lectures, how they, they write books about Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, and if you read the modern books about the Navy, salam, they exclude completely the fact that he was a warrior on the battlefield.

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They exclude the fact that he implemented random stoning of dead of adulterers

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and execution of murderers.

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They forget, they exclude that they said no, this was this. This was a man this was this wasn't this was a half divine, he was like Jesus, have divine and half God.

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So only God forgives. And he forgave. He came to mark and he forgave everybody.

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He forgave all this. We know that that was Mohammed Salah. But in Islam, there's a balance in Islamic not only about the spirit of the law,

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Islam is about the letter of the law. Islam is laden with rules and regulations. And we cannot tell our children it's okay to disobey the rules. It's okay to bend the rule. No.

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And we can't tell our children and Mohammed salatu salam was above the law or he was somehow divine.

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There is also the new phase and new kind of newness that Muslims in the West has brought to the east

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that Mohammed Salim is somewhat not only a man,

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some of you must understand that he was not only a man,

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that somehow just praising him would be enough. As a person, all you have to do is to praise him as a person, and you will be all fine Muslims.

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And so I saw a clip, another clip, somebody sent me a meme,

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to say that one of the

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I'm not gonna say scholar.

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One of the leaders.

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Chef, I suppose, is a chef.

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Say to his followers that

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we don't praise Mohammed enough, and we don't praise Mohammed properly.

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And he says,

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and I quote, he says, do to our son

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and the veils

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which are barriers between us and appreciating him his true beauty. We can only praise him in a weak manner. So we apologize for not being able to do justice in praising him.

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Now this sounds like a sermon from a Christian pulpit.

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I say to you, you know, was Praise the Lord. Praise the Lord. Praise Jesus. Praise the Lord. Amen. Amen. Hallelujah, Hallelujah.

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And we say, you know, and then we go into some kind of effect. And maybe we start crying. Maybe we clap hands. That's what this man is saying. He's saying something which is in direct opposition to the quarterback. What is Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil aalameen mean? Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil aalameen means all praise and thanks is due to who

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is due to Allah.

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And what about Mohammed Salah. What is unless a must be praised. mil allows

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says in a law How am I the equal to who you saw lunarlon me

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oh you believe put Salawat on Muhammad wa salam there's a big difference between praising somebody and putting Salatin

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praising allows your handler we cannot put Allah and Mohammed on the same level, but this is what is happening. We are putting Muhammad Salam as the Prophet said don't elevate me as the Christians elevated Teresa do not do that Prophet wonders

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but because we have this guilt feeling about all the murders that you're supposed to be committing in Syria and everywhere everywhere else that we all feel you know, we need to turn down become more become more tolerant become more This in fact, we need to become more Western.

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Because apparently they're the so called solution to the problems of the world because we sit down there. So this shirt says that we must praise Mohammed Salah Elisa to Salah which is what Salawat now what happened to putting Salah what and what is Salah in praise and Salawat so what is it?

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If I say if Allah Subhana Allah says, Put Salawat and Mohammed said What is he saying? He says make dua for Mohammed Salah lesson and what do we what do I do we make we say Allahumma salli Allah, O Allah put Salawat Mohammed Salah Larsson, we ask Allah and when you ask Allah do making making ask Allah to put Salawat on Mohammed Salah Lawson but when we praise Allah we praise Allah directly. we elevate Allah directly is no Allah with his allemaal hamdulillah No, we say Alhamdulillah all praise and thanks is due to a loss Hunter. There is a direct

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communication with a loss

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but when we put a lot on Mohamed Salah Salah, we have to do it via loss.

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Allah we have to say hello Mr. Lee. We can't just say Sally Allah Muhammad. We have to say Allah, Allah, Allah. Allah Allah says Why? Because in Islam we have this clear distinction, clear distinction between Allah and everybody else, unless

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Allah the Creator of the heavens and the earth, and Muhammad sallahu wa sallam is the final messenger habibollah, the most Beloved of Allah was final.

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But he was essentially a human being.

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He was essentially a Basha

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in nama Anna, Pauline nama

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is by now you haven't memorized that verse. Then I don't know.

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I mean, I've been reading and fired nominee years.

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Pull in another showroom with Luke with Roku, you highly allows one lesson Oh Mohammed Hassan tell the world in a virtual room is that I am a man like you. The only difference between me a new is very vast, and that is that I received the revelation and nobody else in my time received revelation except me.

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But he says, In Nevada,

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and this differentiates us from all the other faiths, all the other faiths have made

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their property into Gods every single way Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity, Judaism, every single other faith, elevated the prophets to Gods, or semi gods or sons of gods or daughters of gods, whatever you may call it.

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But remove the barrier that is between men and God.

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And this is the way that we this is where we hit them anonymized leading this way. They're the Pied Pipers of the new Islam.

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The new Islam of

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don't put so much emphasis on the law of aloha Sanatana

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put more emphasis on the spirit of the role of Allah whatever that may be, what is the spirit of the law? What is the law without the spirit of the law?

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So this is

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the challenge that Muslims have.

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And that is why

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we are warned

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that in this age in which we live and the time in which we live, very few people will go to jail.

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Despite the fact that our 2 billion most of the people will go to general the previous generations before us.

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Why when we have so much, so much knowledge.

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There is not a dearth of knowledge. We pray so much. We have had so much you give millions of rands in czaka. We thought so much

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yet, very few will go to Gen Y

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Because we have militated and destroyed out of faith, and we busy doing it every single day, we don't realize it

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that we've replaced Allah with other gods.

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We have replaced Allah with other goals.

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And we have lost respect for the humanity of hamato lorrison Elisa Salah, when the why he came to manavi sauce Allah, Allah salatu salam, when he was there, in the cave, meditating, he wasn't sitting there as an angel. He was sitting there as a human being at a mother the father was born.

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And he himself says, I'm not going to go to Jenna because of my Amazon because of my deeds of Altima. When she asked him, he said, I will also enter Paradise by the mercy of Allah.

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No omelette forgiven his boss and future sins. Why did he make that statement, he made that statement, because he needs to tell his alma allies a lot. I'm only Mohammed Salah lorrison.

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And the two can never meet and the two is completely the one is the creator known as created.

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So when I received revelation, he didn't run, there was no, when he left the cave, there wasn't an aura around him, you know, like they have on the head of Jesus. Now they'll be pleased to see

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there was an angel that escorted him back to Makkah, there wasn't a light in this guy that shown above him. Now, he fakie he was so stunned by this

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thing that happened to him in the cave of gibreel, embracing him, and him reciting only five verses of Revelation. He was afraid. He said, You know, he said to his wife, and I think maybe I've been touched by a gene, you know, maybe I'm getting off my rocker, maybe there's something happened to me. And the only person who can react like as a human being, that he was human received this revelation as a human being. He was touched by our laws.

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Allah spoke to him by Jabri licenses alone, but still, he was a he was the human receptacle of the why. And he had a mission. And his mission was to reveal a lot to the world.

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And his mission was to encourage us to worship alone.

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And so when he went to his wife, what did he do? Did he actually say, you know, what happened to me?

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I just received revelation. You know, Allah just spoke to me in the cave. And what do you think? Am I a great guy, man, or a great guy?

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No, he was cold. It was shivering. Is it please put some blankets over me. I'm not sure why he was shaking, like, and he said, you know, maybe it's not true. Maybe maybe what happened is that maybe I've imagined it. Maybe I dreamt it in the evening. And she said, No, no, no, no, my husband. No, no, no, you are a man who's fond of the poor font of your family. You're a good man, there's that it can be completely take you to my to my to my my uncle, our cousin worker, even in O'Fallon, if they went and he looked at the enemies or something else what happened. And he said, this is a moose that came to you now moose is another name of God, this is you are the this and profit

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of this age, and will live I, if I must love

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when you are going to proclaim your profit, dude, I would love to be there to defend you and your people are going to excommunicate you from your land.

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And we did what this what this was what I never realized and he knew then, that he had a mission.

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And his mission was enshrined in the Holy Quran.

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But he did not ever

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give the impression that he was he had some divine divinity in him No.

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And so if we elevate the Navy salam to the status of Jesus, ally salatu salam, we are in big trouble.

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When extremely bitter

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and you know what I mean when I when I say this, you know what I mean? What you know what it what we do to do this? You know what, what exactly what I'm talking about?

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There are less

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we separate the divine from the human we are lost to a loss Hunter, lost to john, there is no salvation.

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Shelton has a way of transforming that kind of love that we say the wetware from herbalism into something totally alien to Islam.

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Like with Christians,

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they have no communication, no contact with their faith anymore.

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If you look at the life of the Navy, so a lot of us

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and we ask ourselves, what does Allah want from us?

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What does Allah want from us in terms of Muhammad, Allah, Allah, Allah, what does he want from us? What should our relationship be with his great Liberator of men?

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Then they can only be one answer. And that answer is to follow the life and lifestyle of Mohammed Salah Lagasse

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and for us to understand

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the kind of society that the Navy has built in Medina

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the kind of example

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that he said in Medina

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and so Allah tells us locker the Quran, Allah configured a su de la escena

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that you will find in the Messenger of Allah subhanaw taala the best of examples

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and allow us to handle it gives us many descriptions of the Navy slowloris.

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But let us look into the humanity of this great man.

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So what is our requirement? Our requirement is yes, we need to put some water in we are commanded by our laws.

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And that commandment comes with also a teaching of how to do that.

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But the greatest commandment is to learn how to the restroom.

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To be obedient

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to the Navy sallallahu Sallam and to be obedient to our laws to obey the Sunnah.

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And that doesn't mean to walk around with a long face. No, we no profits are sponsored. Even a smile

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is part of my sadhana in its sadaqa that you make when you smile, no matter whether you have some teeth missing missing or some skew teeth in your body, if you smile.

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And if we look at the Society of Medina, what kind of society was it? You know, Abdullah? nabasa always say this he was asked after the death of the Navy so solemn, did you people ask that the tabulator asked him, you know, did you ever laugh? You know, the, you know, we're always about bothering

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you know, new people, your peers and your co TAs, you know, your swards you know, did you ever smile ever laugh? And Abdullah nabasa you know,

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we laughed and we laughed.

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And we laughed, but our amount was firmly placed in our hearts. Laughter than sport. If you laugh in his house, he made a lot of jokes. He played with his wives and his children. And he was also so yeah, so now you you know.

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Why do you laugh? You see?

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I laugh because I'm human. And I and whenever I make a joke, I never tell a lie.

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Whenever I made a joke, make a joke. I never tell a lie. And so Medina edits.

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Well, his name was no, no Iman, is it no Iman.

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Got his name now.

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No, amen. No, I imagine was the Noah. No, let him know.

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Not then another prophet note. The other note Trevor Noah.

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Medina also it's Trevor Noah.

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And there's Trevor Noah, of Medina. And why man was his name sounds like no. Sound like there's no way inside his name, but he's not the man.

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He was cultivated by the society in which he lived. The Prophet didn't live to be what you've never been. What he was. No, Ivan was known to be the Joker of Medina, the prankster of Medina. He was his only job was he used to play pranks and everybody else. It was just a hobby panel. Profit lovely. And he loves me somebody was a prankster. For example, one day was a blind man in the masjid in the blind men say to

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men I want to go and relieve myself I need to you know, pass up. So no, I meant took him by the hand and he said take me to a place where this you know people can't see me so you know I'm I took him in the public square. and said here, this nobody can see you. Yeah.

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So of course then the you know, all the blind men and everybody was laughing. Everybody was laughing. The men said no, no. What do you do? Everyone was gone.

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So the blind man asked around and said, Who was that man who did this to me was that man who brought me into the public, you know, to urinate in public? Who was he? So they said, No, I man.

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He said, No. Hey, man, can you show me? No. I said, No, no man's gone. You won't see him today.

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eventually, No, man one day saw him in the magic. Ma, a couple of months later, he saw me in the budget. And no man went to him and said to him, you know, you were looking for a man some time ago, isn't it? said yeah, if I find him and I'm gonna beat him up. So no, I might say, Come on, Come give me a and I'll show you ways. So now I might took a blind man's hand, and

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said now semana de la Talon. He was the halifa meaning at the time he was like the president of the country. He was making Salah in the magic. So it took nine months and he said, This is no Iron Man. He sees

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and men to stick any beat Satan off man so hon Allah was a man of course you know Sahaba when doing Salah, nothing could take them out of Salah even if you kill them, they wouldn't break the Salah. So he beats him until he finished the Salah.

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say no as an answer to what he says is

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he said Mrs. Mannion. miramont we need the bride mindset. Oh my god, I apologize. So she does it whatever is it? No, I man said you are the one who took me into the square that time and you know made me urinate in public. So sit northmont laughed. And he said yeah, this No I my buddy forgive him. I forgive you. And I forgive him because they knew him. They knew I'ma On another occasion. No Imani.

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He took one of the sheep of a of a person in the desert. He was looking at the sheep and the diamond took one of the sheep. He took the sheep to Medina slaughter the sheep. And he invited his friends for a bribe.

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He just invited everybody. Come, let's enjoy the sheep. So the shepherd eventually came to the Navis Hassan said Dr. Salalah.

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Now Imani, you know he, he came into the sheep and he went and he made the black what we call a barbecue Heritage Day or whatever it was.

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And then a visa so I'm going to go look for him. And he was hiding in a hole. Some put some barbed leaves over the hole. So maybe someone came near where the fire was still there. Some of the meat was still there. And then we asked everybody is a waste? No, man. So everyone says the Ursula we don't know is mine. So now Lisa Salam went to look for him. And then evisa salam found it and then we pulled him out of the hole. And then every cell Sam said no Iman who did this. say they are Silla, they they see soon they will light from all of them at all the standing here. They all ate from it. So then I be laughed. Nabila because there'll be new this was this was him. And that was I

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said, I'm told her the dado and the shape that you know, you take this money and replace replace your sheep. So yes, that was the Nagisa lamb. I mean, we know that. That was that's what it was. It was like it was children. He was legato the Sahaba. But there was a line that they didn't cross when it came to Allah subhanaw taala when it came to the defense of the deen, whether you call him an extremist, whether you call him a terrorist, whatever you call him, he took up this word and he defended this fight.

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So when Muslims take up the sword, I'm not saying

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who is right and who is wrong. In the debacle that is happening

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in the Middle East at the moment, I'm saying that we should not just outrightly condemn praise, the ones have been condemned the other side, praise the murderer, and condemn the victim because Muslims have been victim for 100 years now. For since the fall of the Ottoman Empire, all empires in America and we've been through this before and we never changed our faith. Sahaba fought amongst each other, but they never change their faith. No, the faith remained in the Quran. The faith remained the sooner Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and so this is how we know Muhammad SAW so we don't have to be told that Mohammed Salah Salam was a nice guy was a good man. He was a smiling man. He was

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forgiving men we know that.

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Don't tell us that we know we know Mohamed Salah. But we also know that when I last commanded him to do something which he disliked to do, and he told Fatima Fatima abuse deal. I will cut it for you and myself. I'm your dad. I'm your father. I'm not gonna forgive you. I can't forgive you. It's almost law. Allah as law is law, unless nobody made unless law.

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Don't leave the West has now changed when they'll become tolerant that you must do and you know, don't do this and don't don't support extremists and all that.

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And they still bombing us. Now Russia is also bombing us. Now Malaysia is part of it. And Tunisia is part of it. And the world is Gangnam but we've been around the block before what they do.

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don't realize that Muslims have been around the block before whether it's in North Africa whether it was in Spain radio issue it was in East Africa, whether it was in wherever it was.

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When the Tatas came when the Mongols came, when there was a factor of denial, it

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was a battle of Karbala, the Battle of sci fi in the Battle of the jungle, we've gone through that. But our faith has remained stable.

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The sooner Mohammed sermons remain the sooner Mohammed Salah levadas.

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So today, we are also encouraged to look like most of us want to be Muslims. Today, we encourage you to look like Muslims, but not to be Muslim. They don't mind if you look like a Muslim, sometimes they object but basically now they've accepted the fact that Muslims look different. Or women wear scarves, or men wear beards and cortas above the ankle, and so forth, and so on. And we shave our head sometimes

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people have accepted to Africa, we don't have a problem. But they have a problem when you practice your faith.

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And so

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we also fall for that kind of thing. Oh, you must grow a beard because then you look like a Muslim.

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Or you must have a quota. So if you look like a Muslim, at least you should look like a Muslim. Would you Salah not to worry more about that. More worry about the topi and, and the beard, you know, that these are things that you weren't? They were? Of course it is.

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But what if we look like Muslims, but we don't behave like Muslims? What if I

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have a beard like I have now.

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And I wake up, and so forth and so on. But I'm not a better person.

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I'm not a more generous person. I'm not a more loving person. I'm not a more forgiving person. Despite the fact that I look like a massage don't beat on my wife, I still swear in public. I mean, now, how how insulting is that when you see a Muslim with a beard in a topia and he sways in public. Oh, he raises his voice in public. Or he insults another Muslim brother in public. Rather than we, you know,

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Mohican style here and half your beard shaving off and holds in your jeans. And you behaved like that. But don't look like a Muslim and he behaved

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like somebody who is not a Muslim. So when we have the trappings of Islam,

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and we haven't changed, then there is something wrong.

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And we think that people who dislike Muslims are religious, they also think they are religious.

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But if we're religious, we should change it become better people.

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Otherwise you're not religious.

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And if we judge people, by the length of the beards or the length of the quarters,

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then we've missed something very important. Very, very important. And what we missed is

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the tsunami Bahamas is part of the tsunami, but the real tsunami, masala Larsson.

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And yes, we may follow the nivetha salamina race and in our beards,

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but what about his character?

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What about following the NaVi Salalah Salamis character?

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And Ayesha was asked about his character

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after the death of an emphasis on what kind of a man was Mohammed Salah, what was the skeleton of the way you know the wife never the wife will tell you the truth they may they may start trying to tell you the truth, but they will eventually tell the truth.

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And to say can

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she say these? His character was the

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man he was living Koran was like with these big nice Kota. What was his living Quran What What was he like?

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He Asha says Can I account for magnetically tarnishes metallic try the harder to Salah hora de la sala. I just said

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he used to help me in the house is to clean the house with me.

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He used to be in the service of me and his children means family.

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By the huddle of the Salah hora de la sala with rockin Salatin came to live working in our newsroom axela

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But that's not we don't like

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that's a feminine sin

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Don't expect me with my coat and my beard to come and sweep the house or to wash my own plate. No, no, no no, no no no.

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That is the real soon.

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Now that's my wife's job.

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My job is to bury the beard in the quarter job is to clean the house.

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Solo lorrison and this is where we

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fail, falter and fall down as Muslims.

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When we see only the religious sooner we follow only that's

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only the religious obligations on Mohammed says only that we follow.

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Naveen says Alan says

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there is no value in any act

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does not remind you of Alzheimer's.

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disease because all every advocate you deal with remind us of our last panel except for things

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except for things.

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To learn how to shoot an arrow archery

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that is remembrance of Allah. Because at that time it was used to make job

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number two,

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to play with your children in your family.

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There you don't have to make a stick fire and Toba, you just play with your family that is Victrola.

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Number three,

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to teach and to train your horse.

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today of course, we will have horses and finally to learn how to swim paddle.

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So you can see those four things are not directly acts of religion. When you swim, you may think about swimming you know

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or to train your horse or to play with your children your family.

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This X

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and Y the x bar that goes the x which Mohammed's asylum date is part of the sooner

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he should know wasn't only to weather, the days of Islamic xanatos into practice Islam, to live like a Muslim.

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Not only to be beautiful outside, but also to the beautiful inside. And that's why the Navy Salam says

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hey, you come here to come here. And as

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you said, the best of your best to their families,

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to their wives, and their children and their brothers and their sisters, one at a time the best of all of you to my family

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sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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So a lot of progress is finding in Allah Allah yohei lumada colbyn Hatha Yoga euromillion fusi it Allah will not change the condition of a people under the change what is within themselves? And what is the change that changes at barsana

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to follow the tsunami system and

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to live the hora because that was the example then Muhammad sallahu wa sallam came with.

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I want to repeat what I said right at the beginning.

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And that is now that our Islam is being redirected. And I want you to be conscious of what I'm saying now because I'm I'm repeating what I said.

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There is a conscious move on behalf

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on the part of the West,

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people that we look up as Allah and Messiah and so on and so on. There is a consciousness to redirect Islam away from the Sharia

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away from the law of our laws

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towards a law that says

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have the Quran in fact, in a really extreme

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sometimes the Quran tells us to fight Jah he do filet haka jihadi, Allah says jarhead do make Jihad haka jihadi, as you should make jihad. Watch tobacco. He's the one who chose

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Well, Nigel olalekan inherited allows rather well known put

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on new ad difficulty that you can't be

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the waste of the to see those verses were good for seventh century Arabia,

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you must understand that faith evolves.

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That we're now in a new era, you see what happens when you stress the Sharia, you have all those extremists running wild in the Middle East. Some of them are called Saudis. Others are called icils. Others are called Americans, others are called Russians. But essentially, they are all crazy.

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Because they all have this law with its biblical law, whether it's the Jews implementing Jake law in Israel, they all extremists. They all follow the the law as it was revealed to them in the holy books.

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Muslims don't make this error, move away from that. You should become more tolerant. You should sing more,

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and dance more, and love more, even in your magic doesn't matter when you dance and sing. He has become happy people.

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And you must love each other you know, like that in the 60s and 80s.

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Make love not war. When they said this when the wasted make love not war, what are they doing? They were bombing the * out of the Vietnamese.

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They were dropping bombs on the Vietnamese. I'm surprised that Vietnam actually survived all the bombs. And that was exactly the time when they tell the world

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make love not war. Today, they do the same. They bombing the smithereens out of us in the Middle East and gentlemen, seems you should be more loving people.

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You should just own your extremists.

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But who's bombing? Who's doing all the bombing? Who's doing all the damage?

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I mean, Russia is not joined.

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I asked myself, are there more places to bombing that part of the world

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can imagine the Russian but I also know bombing Tunisia is also bombing Malaysia is also bombing Turkey is also bombing.

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So what do what do they expect us to do? What must we do?

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What is an episode Salaam do when he was attacked by the Quraysh

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were in all the Muslim armies do in all the

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wars of jihad that we fought.

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And if it wasn't for those rules, we would not have been here today.

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If bother was unsuccessful, Islam would have died at

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330 men. If they all were killed on that day, they would have been no Islam. fact they would have been no civilization.

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It was carried from the Middle East of North Africa cross the Mediterranean into Spain, and from there went to the rest of Europe and from there to the rest of the world. And today they can be called civilized because of that.

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The works of Plato, Aristotle, and all the great

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scientists of the time of that time, whose works were all in Latin, and the Europeans were running around, naked and living in caves. The Muslims translated the Latin into Arabic.

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And that added those Arabic works were translated into the languages of Europe by the Europeans.

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If it wasn't for the Andalusian Muslims, for our heroes, and at the center of evolution, in Messina know the other great men of Mauritania, and of Timbuktu and of Marrakech,

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the great centers of learning Cordoba, these are the great centers of living in them in the dark ages, between the years 1001 1500 a darker color, the Dark Ages, further called the Dark Ages, because the whole of Europe was in darkness.

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When Muslims are building universities, and at flush toilets, so Panama

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and always wants to tell us, you know, you really nothing all you have to do is to be nice.

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You made a contribution to the world, you know, your your people are running all over the place, they migrants and refugees, but who created the migrants and refugees who bombed Iraq. That's where the problem started. Obama Honister, who went in there who replaced Saddam Hussein,

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who allowed Sheree to do what they do. America said, you know, we've crossed that. What was it? What is that Obama say? There's a line in the closet

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and that was in the US.

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chemical weapons. Assad used chemical weapons over and over and over again across the line a million times. So created the refugees.

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The waste created refugees. And so now they have to resolve that problem. It's a problem we say created. Don't feel sorry for them. You created the wall, you created everything. You created the migrants, so you have to deal with it.

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Of course, we know that we pray and hope that allows Honduras other plans for all those Muslim migrants are going into Europe. But we keep it secret, isn't it? We know what we know the big secret is, the big secret is the caring Islam. Mashallah, over to the far reaches, to the far reaches of Europe it hasn't reached yet. That is the great, I think that's a great time that was a great plan always have a loss. If you read the Quran, as I said, if you backtrack into history, and if you read these three, you will smile because you will see the divine plan unfolding.

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But only those who have eyes to see will see that so my allows him to keep us

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on the path of the sadhana Mohammed, Allah loves Allah.

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May Allah sama shows show that we express our love to the Navy. So some

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by reading his history by reading his life by following his own life, his community life and his life on the battlefield. He was a complete man.

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He was our leader.

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I No, of course at the waist also want to make him one of the great men. But unfortunately, unless you know you become a Muslim, I mean, I've listened to a woman who stands up and she says, I am a Jew. I'm an agnostic Jew

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means she's not

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the job a terrorist is what made you but she also loves Mohammed.

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And I listen to this one, I think

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really raw,

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you intelligent, but you have an agenda.

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If you listen carefully, you can see the agenda. And the agenda always, is to drive a wedge between us and our profits for Lawson. They tell us they love you. We don't love.

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You know, we like him read my name. We read his history. We write about him. We know what behind what happened to him behind the scenes, you must you still have to learn that

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we actually have an agnostic Jew.

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And she gives us one example.

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She says, you know,

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it's the spirit of the law that's important. You know, the Quran talks a lot about them about this kind of punishment and chopping the hand off and this but you know, it's the spirit of the law. She says, You know, I don't believe in cultural so I don't believe in tradition.

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But you know, every year I go to the grave of my parents and I read something called the Kabbalah. I don't know what it is. And she says, You know, I read it in Hebrew.

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She goes there and she makes it she's, you know, I read it in Hebrew, although I don't like traditional culture. But, you know, this consumes me, you know, it puts an order affects me feel so good, you know, to do this. I know, it's got nothing to do with Judaism. But you know, I want to I'm a, she's a psychologist.

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She's a historian.

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She says I'm all these things. But I still want to do this.

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This really gives me a sense of being being a Jew.

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And when you listen to this, and you think Wow, she knows so much about maybe I should also be doing that, you know, there are certain things you know, which could make me feel like a real Malay Muslim, you know, or a real Indian Muslim or a real I don't know what kind of Muslim middle of the road Muslim or a traditional Muslim you know, if I if I do this it'll make me it really submit me to my face that's what she's saying. She's not saying that Muslims you must do these things which you're allowed to do single arm you know, I'm an agnostic Jew. I don't believe I don't practice as a Jew. But you know, when it comes to this, this is what I do. You know, I go kneel at my parents

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grave and this is what I do.

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And use a Muslim You know, this woman is right you know, that feeling you know that feeling? That feeling that people talk about when they come from heart you know that feeling people get feelings you know that it's you can't explain the feeling. You know?

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What, what should the feeling be the feelings would be that Allen's forgiven all my sins. That's the greatest feeling on Earth. That's the greatest liberating feeling on Earth.

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That God has forgiven all my sense of higher knowledge

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that I have been

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on the grid

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It is day of the world that ever was on the earth today that Allah revealed the verse at yo Mark bell to lacantina calm the day Allah revealed the rest of their life perfected for you your faith.

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I'm not saying you shouldn't have feelings for others because we are feeling time saying we need to focus on who we really aren't what Allah really wants from us and what Allah really gives us in what we do as Muslims.

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So May Allah is harmful inshallah always keep us on the path. And Allah always keep our eyes open. Never Close your eyes, my dear brothers, if somebody tells you no gurus back

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then you know there's something wrong.

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You know what I mean? You know exactly what I mean. He mom said a magazine.

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And then everybody says that Christians do the same, you know, on Sunday

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and the first thing we do is close the eyes.

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We are an oma that's always sober.

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And we are always even when we pray we should keep the saucer and said when you pray with Keep your eyes open, especially in the sujood

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so that Satan won't come and make you imagine, maybe are the Prophet Luke so allanon

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May Allah give us it will always stay on the sirata Mr. Kim and that we

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we follow Mohammed salah and we follow the Quran. Allah Allah Allah wa salam aleikum wa rahmatullah.

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