Aqidah al-Tahawiyah 2 – Beliefs about the Prophet – PBUH

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Salam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh at hamdu Lillah wa salatu salam ala rasulillah. So, today inshallah we are going to discuss a very, very important aspect of Akita.

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And even though it takes up only four lines in the core textbook, we most likely will spend an entire hour on it because this really is a very important part of our day. This is our beliefs regarding the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And,

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you know, in Islam, our Shahada is made up of two parts La Ilaha, Illa, Allah and Muhammad Rasulullah. And the majority of Aikido courses go into a lot of detail into the La Ilaha Illa la pod, but don't really do justice to the Muhammad Rasulullah part. The problem with this is that we end up with a lot of

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incorrect beliefs about the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam in different aspects of our community. So we have people who may have studied up either, but they still end up rejecting IDs, they still end up being scammed by false prophets, they still end up disrespecting, the sooner. The reason for all of this is that we don't pay enough attention to Humberto Rasul Allah. So although in a period of the how we are our beliefs about the Prophet sallallahu, alayhi wasallam are summarized in just four sentences. We're going to unpack these four sentences, right? And we're going to discuss this in as much details as you possibly can in this hour. So we can get a comprehensive idea

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of what we believe about the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam Why do we believe it, and inshallah This will help us to avoid certain fitness in our life, and to help others who are struggling in this area as well. And so I'm just going to read and translate these four lines and then we'll unpack them one by one. So you know what the how he says, we're in the Mohammed and sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Abdul Mustafa, whenever you will, which are suitable Malta

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know that Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him is the chosen slave of Allah, the selected prophet of Allah and the Messenger of Allah, Allah is pleased with Well, I don't know who heard them will ambia or eemaan will appear. We'll see you don't mousseline will Habiba Robbie Robbie.

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He is caught them will ambia the seal of the prophets the final prophet. Well, Mr. Aditya, the leader of the righteous was evil mousseline the leader of the messengers, the master of the messengers will Habibullah below the mean and the Beloved of Rob will Allah mean the Beloved of Allah subhanho wa Taala Welcome to our new booty Baba, who, for you will have

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any claim of prophecy after him is false. And a lie. I any claim of prophecy after him is false and a lot one who was also a llama dinging worker, but in one of his hockey will be will be duly what he has been sent to all of the gene and all of humanity, which should guidance, light and illumination.

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Every single sentence as important as like this author imata how you know him Allah, he just took everything that's important about the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam and summarize it in four beautiful sentences. And if we understand these four sentences, literally every problem that we find amongst Muslims today regarding the beliefs of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam can be resolved through a proper understanding and belief in these sentences. So let's begin with the first point. And the Mohammed den sallallahu alayhi wasallam Abdul Mustafa wanna be one whichever one.

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So even though it is 100 he says that the words Mustafa Mustafa and monta they are synonyms. Or the the synonyms that he's chosen. He selected and he's the one who likes please do so, these are synonyms, these are adjectives

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of respect used by an actor how to describe the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam the actual Akita mentioned in the sentence that he is the, the rhassoul and then the B. Right. So this sentence teaches us the three things that we have to believe about our pseudo lesson a lot, but he was he is Abdulla rasulillah, viola and then the the adjectives attached to them Mustafa witchita Babu daddies are synonyms, all of which are terms of respect, terms of, of love that we use for the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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They're not necessarily the Akira. They are the words of respect. They are alternativa because we do believe he's chosen to do believe lies pleased with him. But they are. This is how he is described by the Greek scholars, we don't just say, a Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam VNC and W in which the BA or Rasulullah Mota, we will use terms of respect when addressing him. So he's mentioned yet to be Abdullah before rasulillah. What does Abdullah mean in this context, so again, even a bill is 100. He's sure he states that up to over a year really refers to the person who has perfected the worship of Allah, like the real slave of Allah, because humanity as a whole, all the slaves of

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Allah, every human being is owned by a law created about love belongs to Allah. But the slaves of Allah in this world of the three types,

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we have the rebelliously the disbelievers, those who refuse to submit to Allah subhanho wa Taala they are still technically the observe Allah in the sense that allows them whether they accept it or not, they belong to Allah to Allah, He will return and they will have to face the consequences of rejecting Him.

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The second type is the believing slave. The one who tries to be Allah slips up makes mistakes, since this is the average Muslim. And then we have the pinnacle, which is Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and the various verses in the Quran. Allah subhana wa Taala refers to him as the Abdullah in a sense of it as a term of honor. Right. So why should the Han Adela stage in Surah

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Al is wrong?

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So handler the azura be Abdi right Glory be to the one who took his up on the journey at night. So the term of respect he uses for addressing Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is up and the other verses in the Quran he uses this term as well. When can do very much zona Allah Medina, if you have any doubts regarding what you have revealed to our up to what does that mean? Right up ibadah means to worship. And so is the one who worship Allah, in this case, Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and we see he's Abdul Mustafa, we mean that for every slave of Allah, he's the one who was chosen by Allah, he was the one who perfected the worship of Allah. If you want to know how to

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worship a love, you look at the Sunnah, and the lifestyle of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in that you will find the perfect role model of a vida. This is a man who worship Allah in the best possible way. And there are many, many evidences of this. from them. The one that comes to mind is the Hadees, in which three young men as I shall regular about the worship of Rasulullah, sallallahu alayhi wasallam, when she described the party to be less, so one of them said, I'm going to play all night and other ones that went too fast every day. The third one said, I'm never going to get married, right, and Rasulullah sallallahu something he heard about this game of football in which he

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stated that I am the one who worships I love this, I pray, and I sleep I fast and break my fast and I get married to one. So he's showing us the perfect way to worship Allah, which is through balance. And so this is the pinnacle of Nevada, being able to find that balance in worshiping Allah and taking care of ourselves and our families and fulfilling our worldly obligations as well. Now, the most important point in the sentence is that he's the Nabhi and the pursuit

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and it's very important that when we say that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam is the Navy and the role that this comes from a place of your team. This comes from a place of conviction.

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One of the major fitness facing young Muslims today is that they believe in Muhammad Rasulullah is full of doubts. I have a lot of sugar heart and doubt about this doubt about what he really a prophet. Was he really the best role model? He really do this? Did he really do that? And the doubts come from a variety of places. Number one, we don't teach our children that the life of the prophets a lot of instrumentation properly. So when they grow up the the kind of shocked to learn about things that we hit from the recommended way younger. That's why when I teach my kids to Sierra, I'm very blunt and open about everything I've read is the image of Ayesha or the killing of the Jews in

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the urban corridor. Whatever what a civil war between the Sahaba I leave nothing out. Because I really believe in you hide anything. You creating problems for the future when it eventually does come out.

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The second source of doubts about Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam that comes about today is from this movement found online of islamophobes and ex Muslims who are going around attacking him, abusing him, or being vulgar about him

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misconstruing his sayings and his lifestyle and just trying to cast him in a negative light. It's possible. So for a young person, who already has doubts in their heart has not reached this level of nicotine. This becomes a major fitna, right, this becomes a major fitna for the young Muslims. The third place of doubt in any it all comes down to this really is

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that projecting modern culture onto history. This is actually all the doubts come from projecting modern culture onto history. So, for example, the age of Asia.

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No one has a problem with it until the 20th century, because

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there was no such thing as a minimum age of consent or knowledge until the 20th century. So now we taking this 20th century manmade construct, and we're using it to morally judge every marriage throughout history. That's not fair. That's not fit. And this is something people invented in the past 100 years, and I have a feeling it's going to disappear in the next 50 years, I really have a feeling it's going to disappear in the next 50 years sad, a phase that humanity is going through. To use this phase to judge all of history is ridiculous. Right? The issue of slavery, again, everybody owns sleeves until less than 100 years ago. So if you're going to morally judge someone, for owning

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slaves, you're going to have to cancel all of history, then you're gonna have to cancel everybody, every every civilization, every leader, every hero in history. 200 years ago, it's good to have to just be canceled. It's, it's ridiculous to take these modern ideas and just use them to judge all of history. But this is what young people are doing today. And this is really where their doubts about Rasulullah to lovely, some come from that they don't study his Sierra properly. They don't have this love for the Prophet sallallahu wasallam they don't have this understanding of the difference between times and the way certain things are practicing our times and not the way it was practiced

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throughout history. And so they try to read his life in a modern context and quite shocked to find that he doesn't really fit in with how people

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view the world today.

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So the belief in hamato Rasulullah

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it has to come from a place of your key there has to be at least has to reach a level of 18 How do we do that?

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The one way to do that and we'll come to this next week. Because next next lesson is about the Quran. Right? To the one way to do that is to study the Quran because if you are convinced that the Quran is the word of Allah, then by default you are convinced that Muhammad is Rasulullah because one one goes with the other you can't have one without the other. Right? So that's that's the first step is the Quran. So the Quran is our main proof of the prophethood of Muhammad Ali Salman how we will cover that next week we discuss our aqeedah related to the Quran.

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The second point is to truly study the Sierra ambition.

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And this is an area where

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we haven't really done justice in our times really, most sera classes in our time, or at least in my community are very superficial. They tend to skip over the stuff that really need to be addressed.

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Detail tend to only focus on our stories that are

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very nice. They tend to add a lot of exaggeration and made up stories.

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And we don't really discuss it from the perspective of taking lessons no tipo sera extracting lessons and rulings from the zero. So the average young person doesn't really have a holistic understanding of this era. And this really affects their faith in Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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Same with the sinner with Hades.

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We don't have that attachment to Heidi's in many communities as we should have really believed that if, if Hades is taught from a very young age, and children grow up, studied Heidi's learning the Hadith following the Hadees, practicing the Hadees they will go through a base of deltek parties. But where

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you know how this is mostly ignored, which is the case in some cultures, but this is mostly ignored, and it's only taught in the US

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program or worse than that don't have these devil your fabricated

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in these cases then yes doubts are going to arise about about the authenticity of IDs or the necessity of following the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam So, one we need the Quran number two we need a genuine study of the Prophet's life and his and his Sunnah. And I have found

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it anyone Muslim or non Muslim, who sincerely studies the life of the prophets Allah what he was setting up the revelation of the Quran, the impact of the Quran and the prophets Elisa on this world,

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the sinner and its impact on the soul and the heart and the transformation the Quran and the Sunnah course to our lives. No one can actually study these things without becoming convinced that this is from Allah and this Detroit. And so we really have to move towards this we have to move towards a more holistic,

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deeper understanding of Quran and Sunnah. One of the evidences that the Quran is Ghulam Allah, and that Muhammad is also love, is the transformational effect of the Quran and Sunnah on the individual who studies and follows it.

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Not just on the individual, but societies as well. So we can do a historical analysis, look at the Arabs of Makkah and Medina, look at how the Quran transformed it. Look at how the leadership and the message and the role model of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam transformed him look at the long term effects it had on that society that started off as a group of of traders in the in the desert, and who became the dominant civilization of the world for hundreds of years.

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What caused that?

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What caused it what caused the society in less than a century to, to grow from a city to a Empire, across three continents. There's something miraculous here, not just in the growth, but in the impact it had on the people within it. So we see people

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know throughout history, and even today, we see the impact that Islam has on the souls of people, that someone could be a celebrity, someone could be a multimillionaire celebrity, and they are not at ease. They are in a state of, of, of depression of anxiety. They don't know what to do with their lives, they are not happy. they convert to Islam. they abandon the fame, the giveaway most of the wealth in charity, moved to a small town opened up a coffee shop, and spend the rest of their life in a state of genuine happiness. What happened?

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What did the Quran and Sunnah give them that money and fame did not give them, they brought him this happens. So these are the things you have to look at it. When we look at it, we see the reality of Islam being the truth.

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And I'm focusing a lot on this point. Because we don't talk enough these days about proving Muhammad or proving that Mohamed Salah is a true messenger of Allah. And reality is, is throughout history. We didn't need to do this. Right. The default route history is someone born into a Muslim family understood this accepted this and grew up with this. Unfortunately, in our generation, we are facing a crisis of young people who are doubting this, actually, we have to bring them back, we have to bridge that gap, you have to show them you know how to cross over and see the reality of the impact of Islam, on the hearts and souls of this world. Because when you see that, you cannot doubt the

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truth of yourself.

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So that's the first point out of the four sentences mentioned but at the howey regarding our Akita about the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam.

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Now the second point is very, very important when it comes to Akiva is one more point before we move on.

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In the past entire books have been written on the dial, the word the evidences of the of the Prophet Muhammad SAW something a true prophet. And I think a lot of work is needed in this area in English, most of these books are in Arabic, and all of them are evidences that

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to be fairly evidences would work in the 300 400 years ago. But today

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our youngsters might not understand him or accept him. So we need to we need to maybe look at other aspects of the syrup when trying to bridge the gap with people coming from other backgrounds. Nonetheless, I think a lot of work is needed in English on the aspect of proofs of profit.

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At mentioned the Quran

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transformative effect of the Sunnah and the Quran in the life of the Prophet sallahu wa sallam.

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There are other things as well, I mean, for me, the clearest evidence of Prophet Muhammad SAW something a true prophet is through dreams. Right through dreams, the prophets going Some said that often there will be no more messengers, but there will be through dreams. And I've experienced through them throughout my life. Almost everybody I've met has experienced routine throughout their life, one of my teachers

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had dreams about the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam, which came true in terms of the Prophet thoughts on meet him in a dream and tell him something. And that did actually come true A few weeks later. So now all of these are the, we call these the experiential proofs like you have the rational proofs, the emotional proofs, the spiritual proof, these are the experience type of proofs that someone experiences the sweetness of it, somebody experiences, they too are being answered, somebody experiences a true dream. And I really believe once you experience something like this, then your Eman rises to a level of yaqeen. And when that happens, nothing can break your mind. Nothing can

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cause doubt. That's really where we need to get to. That's the level we need to reach when it comes to these issues. Now, the next point is very, very important. And it helps clarify a question that a lot of young people are asking today. Well, I know who heard them will Amir. He is the final messenger the seal of the prophets, right at the end of the prophets. skip to the next slide, but he goes with it. We're gonna do the one with the brother who, for her universe, our any claim of prophethood after him is false and deceptive.

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this solves a question that I get very often these days and that question is, why don't we consider the abilities of the Guardian is to be Muslim. They claim to be Muslim. Why do we say they are not Muslim?

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The belief that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is the final messenger, the Seal of the Prophets, the last prophet. This is a matter of Eman and Cofer.

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This is a matter of Monaco for

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anyone who accepts somebody coming after Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam claiming to be a prophet, anyone who accepts that individual as a prophet is no longer following Islam. They are now following a false prophet.

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They can call themselves Muslims. They claim to be Muslims. But it's not Islam.

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Just like how the Christians wouldn't accept a woman, to be a real Christian, is the same with it with the ladies and Islam.

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To give a more Frank example,

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you know,

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nobody would claim that Muslims are Christians.

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Because we believe in Jesus being a prophet of God. Because we follow a prophet after Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Budi don't accept.

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Right so they will never call us Christian because we are following another prophet who they don't accept.

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So if someone comes after us following a prophet, we don't accept we have the right to say they're not Muslim.

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So this point under hortonville ambia, this is also a matter of imminent,

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just like not accepting him as a prophet ima in the matter of Coburn believing in a false claims have to be the Battle of copper. And the reason for this is that in our religion, it is

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it is clear from the Quran and from the Sunnah, that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was the final messenger. And that is no prophet coming after him. They are verses in the 400 status. They have Heidi's that status. I mean, I just mentioned a few minutes ago, the idea is that after me, there will be no more revelation only to James. That's clear cut. And that's one of many pieces. So this is something that is known of the religion, by necessity.

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If you had to ask someone who has even in limited knowledge about Islam, what the Muslims believe. One of those points they would say is that Muslims believe that Mohamed Salah what he said was the final prophet of God. That's no by necessity. Even the average non Muslim knows that we believe the humble sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is the final messenger of God. So

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when someone comes after that, and says that they are a prophet, we don't even think about it. We don't even consider it. We don't even look into it. We immediately reject it. Because to even consider it is to doubt the power to even consider it is to doubt the prophet SAW what he was up to even think

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about it and to say maybe there's some truth to it is really in a way cover to cover. Because you are now saying that Oh, the Quran could have been wrong. No. Our religion is very clear.

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Revelation ended with Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam.

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This is the final rumor following the final prophet. Anyone who comes after Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and claims to be a prophet is a dead job. Anyone who comes after Mohammed Salah Musa claims to be a prophet is a jog a liar, a false prophet.

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I know for some people get really emotional about this. And nowadays, we have this idea of identity politics, we have this idea of if someone claims to be something, you have no right to tell them they are not that,

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again, to see the made up 21st century constructed didn't even exist 10 years ago, right.

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At this point, the West is literally just making big leaps every year.

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And I don't understand why humanity is silly enough not not to realize what's going on. I mean, just look at social media. They literally making up new beliefs every year. It's

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it's ridiculous, is really ridiculous. And one of the new beliefs is if somebody claims I think that's a tickly dramatic thing to be a woman, he's the one someone claims to be a Muslim, the Muslim. That's not reality. That's stupidity. That's really what it is. People are not what they claim things have definitions, you've got to fit that definition to be something right? I am not

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a goose, or a parrot, or a rock or a tree. Why? Because I don't fit the definition of those things. Similarly, someone who follows the gel is not a Muslim,

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because they don't put the definition of a Muslim because the definition of a Muslim is that they believe that the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was the final messenger of Allah and this is the final imperfect Sharia that we all have to follow.

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So do not get caught up in these emotional arguments. This is a matter of Iijima between the old amavasya wajima.

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The allamah across all schools of thought the ashari is the Moto VDS, the selfies the deobandis, the Burmese Sufi is everybody.

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Any of these groups within the house in our Jamaat? If you were to ask them

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what is the ruling on someone who follows a false prophet? They will say he's a Catholic.

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They did a false prophet is who lama qadiani Where did a property for Rashad halifa we did it was properties Elijah Muhammad, where the the False Prophet was received Amal Kasab it doesn't matter following a false prophet, following anyone who claims to be a prophet after Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam is Cofer. It's leaving Islam for a new religion. Right? Because anytime someone comes up and claims to be a prophet dia, essentially bring a new religion.

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Like whether their religion is qadiani or high, or Nation of Islam, whatever it is, it's something new. It's not the religion that befall the religion that we follow, is the one about which Allah said today I have perfected for your religion. It is perfect and there's no need for another messenger of prophet to come after Muhammad. So the last one he was, this is our Akita.

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This is the Akita Gemma, and anybody who goes against this ends up leaving the fold of Islam now, I am not one

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to make the field easily. This is one of the only few points where I will say clearly that somebody is not a Muslim. For the majority of differences in nakida. I will make excuses I would say it's an inch jihadi issue. It's a mistake. It's a minor difference. I'm very, very weary of of seeing somebody in a cafe.

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But this is one of those few points that I'll see. Yes, someone is following a child

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who claims to be a prophet. That person is a coffin.

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Even if that person claims to be a Muslim, because this is the aqeedah of a hoshina. Well, Gemma and this is the HMR of our scholars. And there's no room for for doubt and discussion on this specific issue. And one knows best.

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Okay, let's move on to the next point. So thus far we've discussed about the preferred choice of being the out of Allah, the perfect worship of love being rasulillah in the proofs of prophethood

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We discuss him in court and will be the final messenger

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and how to reject that is Cooper. The next point is what your mom will appear

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the leader of the righteous.

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This means that we believe that the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was the most righteous person to ever

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you know this links in with him being up to love, the most righteous person to ever look when it comes to one's relationship with Allah subhanho wa Taala. Once he bought that once he mine once duck wa once the word called, was sober once sugar

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all of these things Vicar, Salah, fasting Hudgins a god in every single area, there is nobody who was better than the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he is pushed to has another perfect role model in every sense of the word. And so if you want to learn how to pray, you look at him, you want to learn how to remember Allah, you look at him, you want to learn the condition your heart should be in you look at you look at him Rasulullah sallallahu it he was set up is the perfect Muslim.

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And so, the way we learn to be a good Muslim is to follow his Sunnah to study his Hadees and to look at this and to extract from that the principles of being a good Muslim.

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So this is part of Aki, but he is the leader of the righteous.

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this is a

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you know, a refutation to some group very few but there are some groups who think that only can reach a higher level than the Gambia

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I do see something we reject.

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We believe that the Gambia, the prophets of Allah with the best of people, and from the Gambia, the results with the best of the appear from the results the other with the best of the results, and from the other Mohamed Salah is almost the very best of humanity. So this we consider the Prophet Mohammed Saul's have to be the greatest human being to have ever lived. His relationship with Allah subhanho wa Taala was on the level that no other human being can reach. Right and this links in with the next two points. He was seated mousseline will hobby will rebel army seal mursaleen, the leader of the messengers, the master of the messengers, so a loss of a handout Allah said the bees and

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Russell's there are many different opinions of what is in a bee and what is the result? I'm not going to get into that. But very briefly, the opinion I follow is that an A B is someone who received a message from Allah or revelation from Allah are surely someone who came with the specific Sharia.

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To follow. Right. So for example,

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Moosa and Harun Allah Himself. Prophet Musa Ali Salaam was an OB analyst, he spoke to Allah and he received the Torah. Harun Ali Salam was a newbie he preached the Torah he didn't come with his own message. You should Ali Salaam is the same he preached the Torah did not come with his own message. So these were newbies, they were not suits. On the other hand, he Sally Sarah

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was a lawsuit, he came with the gospel, right? So

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every lawsuit is an A, B, but not even a B is a lawsuit. And these are different levels. So then a B is someone who received a revelation, Allah subhana wa Tada. And

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these are the best of humanity. We believe that an abuser number one, they were all men.

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I know they is a very, very minority opinion that certain woman Vietnamese like Maria Mali Salam and the mother Mousavi Salam. But this is a fairly minority opinion, which really disappeared for the most of our history and only because of feminism, people are bringing it up again. Today, we're going to be frank about what is historically the belief of Muslims. Historically, the belief of a house in our Jamaat is that nappies were men, because the role they had to play in society, you know, where people are going to attack them and beat them up and try and kill them and they had to lead armies and get to fight the people.

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This was to be frank in Islam, this should be can be considered a man's job.

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I know. Again, you know, feminists are not gonna like that because they believe men a woman exactly the same. But in Islam, we believe that many women are equal the ability to be pious, the ability to reach a high level of gender in the relationship with Allah subhanho wa Taala. But they are different in their physical capabilities and responsibilities on Earth. Right and so Allah gave the responsibility of prophethood to men and not to woman that doesn't make men better than women. It just means that certain men had a

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responsibility, then the woman was given. With the responsibility came a lot of difficulty and tests as well. So we believe the prophets were men who had the best of me, and from them the best of the best chosen to be the results. So the families were suits five, were given the high status called the other minerals, right the strongest or the most, the the

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mightiest of the of the messengers, right, very difficult to translate, although it might just might be a

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close translation. So you have the greatest of the of the messengers, and these were

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five of the five messengers.

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Abraham, Noah, Moses, Jesus and Muhammad Ibrahim Elisa, Elisa,

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Musan, Isa, Isa Lisa and the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam these five are considered the five greatest messengers in the history of this worldwide

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new Elisa each for 950 years and he was patient with that. This is a feat. Unlike any other history. Ibrahim Alayhi Salam believed that nobody else did he was a llama on to himself, and he found his friendship with the loss of a Hannah with Allah as Caligula. This is a very unique position. Furthermore, Ibrahim Elisa is the father of the Abrahamic nations, Jews, Christians and Muslims all claim to be Abrahamic faiths. Right? He is that central pillar, from which all future, all future offshoots came from his dynasty. Moosa Elisa was the one who has chosen to face the battle and to lead the largest oma before ours. Right the aroma of the Jews, the Jewish nation, the Sally seller,

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was the one chosen to have been born out the father and who was gifted with amazing pickles and the one chosen to return at the end of time. These are very special messengers given very special rules and statuses. So these are considered the big five and out of these five messages are considered the greatest at the very, very top number one, the greatest man and humanity. The greatest human being in history

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is Habiba. Ravi aalameen, the Beloved of the god of this world. Mohamed Salah Allahu alayhi wa sallam, he is our Akita is that he is the greatest human being the greatest worship of love, the greatest messenger, the greatest human to ever live on that shows him to be the final messenger because he was the greatest messenger Khaled chose him to be the messenger for this oma because this oma was going to go on for over 1000 years after his time, they needed the best of humanity to be their own model. Like every other messenger, their followers, we may be for a few centuries or a few decades. This is the only Prophet whose followers I want to go on for more than 1000 years, he had

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to be the best of the best, because Allah chose the greatest human to ever go to be the final messenger. And that's the final thing mentioned about in that length that he's Habiba, Rob below the mean, he is the Beloved of the lord of this world.

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Now, in recent times, some alumni have

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objected to this term, Habib used your inoculated to hurry up. They've seated Allah doesn't use the word Habib in the Quran, nine days in mentioned in the center, so we shouldn't use it. I disagree with that.

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Email, auto hobby was

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the third or fourth generation of Islam. He had no problem with using the word Habib. So why should we pop up 1000 years later? It's wrong.

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I mean, what's wrong with it? I mean, islamically.

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There's no restriction on terminology if it's good, or we don't have this ruling that you have to only use terminology taken from the Quran assume that that's the case. We can't even use the word either, because it does not form in the Quran. Oceana. Right. Habib, Ravi alameen, the Beloved of love. There's literally nothing wrong with this rather, this is what we believe. I mean, if you saying we can't say this, do you believe he was not beloved? No, you do believe he would be love and you just for some reason, feel this worry providing the reason.

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Right to be Frankly, I think the reason why a group popped up recently they had a problem with this terminology is because another group popped up recently that took this to an extreme. So in my community, we have two groups that are

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constantly at loggerheads with each other. One of these groups claims to be the lovers of the Prophet sallallahu sallam, and all they talk about is the level of the prophet SAW you saw them at how much they love him in every detail out of love for him and the other group called

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People are beat up and speak against them and try to stop them from these practices. And so the other group, tell them your don't love the Prophet sallallahu sallam. And so this whole term of the Beloved, you know, calling the prophets lawyers on the beloved, it it developed in the minds of these people a negative connotation, and they linked it to this specific group with this group calls him the beloved. So we should call it that. And that's wrong. Just because one group

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took this concept to an extreme doesn't mean that this concept now needs to be thrown out. No. If the early Muslims they gotta have we had no problem with terminology like Habiba Rabbil aalameen we should have no problem with this terminology either. In fact, we should use this terminology he is Habibi is beloved to Allah. Are you going to see his beloved all of course, he's beloved Allah, He is the final messenger. He's the greatest of humanity. He is Abdullah, he's in Marvel Appiah. How can you not be beloved to Allah, when even only our beloved to Allah even believers are beloved to Allah, even the pure beloved to Allah? Are you going to say that

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the greatest of humanity is not beloved to all this? There's nothing wrong with this term, Habib, like it simply is another term of respect for the prophets law, your setup and it is part of our Kedah that Allah loves him. Allah loves the righteous, Allah loves the believers. Allah loves those who repent. Allah loves those who are pure. So of course, Allah loves the greatest of humanity, his most beloved and

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righteous worship. Muhammad even have the lesson of love while he was selling.

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So he is the Beloved of Allah. And

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why while we can't reach his level, when it comes to a lost love for an individual, we can also become beloved to Allah. And we will discuss that in a later lesson. When we look at the concept of only because you're going to do an entire lecture on the concept of Olia and Karama and the proper Peter wants to know where to mount this topic because again in our times the two extremes I can attempt to have the rationalist would deny this concept and we have

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some superstitious people have taken it way out of context. But there is a role there is a place in our in our religion for Olia and there is a thing called karate. These are realities they happen. We will discuss this later on, and we'll discuss why it happens. And just to link it to this topic. One of the reasons why Allah allows Karama verticals of the righteous is this again becomes the proof that Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam was a true prophet of Islam to religion, because the fact that this government only happened to righteous Muslims is proof that Islam is a true religion. And throughout our history karamjit have happened

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1000s maybe even hundreds of 1000s of times. I mean, the the subtle ones and the explicit ones, but coronas happen all the time. It's just that many of us have become so caught up in

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we don't realize that we actually so influenced by atheism and Western rationalism, that our doubts about kilometer really come from that not from Islam. If we truly following the Quran, we can have any doubts about the concept of karma because it's in the Quran. It's in the Quran, the story of the people have to keep giving up prophets Allah cause him to sleep for 300 years, that's a comet, right? The boy in the king, he was not a prophet that Allah caused him to have vertical upon vertical or vertical suruchi to a boosted state. So these are Quranic concepts. And the only reason young Muslim today have any doubts about it is because they are influenced by outside forces. That

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doubt does not come from Islam. It comes from the outside. Anyone who believes in karate not doubt the fact that a love can cause a burrito to happen to a righteous person or even to an average Muslim.

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A lucking do whatever he wants whenever he wants.

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Okay, moving on to the final point

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will also either Ahmed in June, he sent to

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all of Jin waka for Torah and all of humanity. So

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one of the points of controversy in Akita where the llama have difference of opinion is regarding the chin.

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How many prophets we actually send to the gym? This is a matter of discussion. We don't have any clear evidence so they are all there's a variety of different opinions.

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Was Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam The only messenger sent explicitly to the jinn, because they seem to be doing that follow prophet Musashi Salam and Prophet Isa Li Swami as well. So where they sent to the genius well, or did you just learn a religion from humans or they only follow it Can you see the matter of course

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discussion amongst all ama and the truth is we don't know. We don't know. I mean, every position you have

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the same level of speculation each the heart involved. So what we do know for sure what is our appeal for sure. Is that why all of the earlier prophets were sent to specific nations and tribes, right, like how prophets were sent to the Israelites or to the Arabs or to some other nation. Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam was the only messenger who was sent to everyone, to everyone, his message is for every human evolution, whoever his message reaches, is obligated to believe in. So we believe that Allah subhanho wa Taala said prophets to every nation throughout history,

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and there are speculations about certain individuals in history as to whether they were prophets or not one of the clearest examples in Buddha, we study the life of Buddha, it's, it's really parallel to the stories of the prophets, right? He his life, his moments of recognition, his his speaking out against idolatry at certain customs, are, it really murders the stories of the prophets, Allah knows best, but there's a lot of evidence to suggest he may have been the messenger that was sent to the Indians of his time. But nonetheless, we believe we are going into those speculative stories that every nation throughout history received a messenger This is why in every religion in every culture,

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they is a concept of one true God. And there is some concept of the afterlife. And there is some concept of people who communicate with God. Right? This concept can be found in every nation in every religion across the globe, because at some point in the past history of humanity could be 5000 years ago, 10,000 years ago, suddenly, in history, someone was sent to that nation to preach to them, the true message of God. But Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam was the only messenger sent to all of humanity. The question is What? Why did Allah subhanaw taala leave it up to that specific point in history,

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to have a messenger sent for all of humanity. And again, this is a matter of discussion amongst all ama, why. So my position after reading many different

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books and articles on this topic, that was the position I've arrived at is that

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there was a point in history where the world was starting to get

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more globalized, where it was becoming easy to communicate across different countries, maybe not to the world we have today. But if you look, historically, 2000 3000 4000 years ago, you will find that if a prophet had to be sent to a village in India,

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someone in Arabia would never be about the message just would never reach it ever is like, they won't even know that person existed.

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But as time went on, and human communication grew, people started delivering letters, people start traveling by a ship, people start doing trade across boundaries.

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This opened the doors for a message to spread further and faster. And so the time was right to send a messenger whose message would eventually reach every corner of the world. So Mohammed solly sub comes at this time to a location that is central Arabia, from date spreads in every direction. And within 100 years, they have wisdom for three different continents. And now 1400 years later, Islam has reached every corner of the global quarter of the world follows Muhammad Salallahu alaihe alayhi wa sallam, and everybody knows about Islam that Islam exists. And so it was the right time, and the right place at the right country and the right society, and the right group of people to become

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Sahaba. It was the perfect time to send a final messenger whose message with which everyone now when we say his basis reaches everyone, part of our EDA is that everyone is not limited to human beings, but it includes the jinn. Why did Jimmy well we have verses in the Quran and Hadith says that clearly indicate that the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was not just into humanity, but he was sent to the gene as well. So part of Aikido is that the gene also have freewill. And they also will be answerable

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on the Day of Judgment for the beliefs and their lifestyles. So any gene that years about the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam has to be leaving. They also have to believe in life

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and he was sent to Lourdes for the

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In a different from our laws, right, so for example, the food that is halau for them, bones upon which Bismillah was reciting. And someone was eating, some kind of meat appears in the dimension for them to eat that allowed for them to bones. So it's a it's a very different he will he was saying is surely up for the system like he was in Australia for us. And there is a story of where one night he went to sit with him and teach them all of this and he disappeared for the night. And so having no idea where he went, because, you know, if you're going to use more than terminology to try to understand the world of the chin, they exist in a parallel dimension

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in alternative reality, so it's like, happening at the same time as us perhaps in the same place as us, but we don't see it. It's a different dimension to what we are in. I mean, those of you who are into sci fi will know what I'm talking about. But that's kind of like my conclusion from what I've read about about the world of the genome, best of luck. Best that's against speculation. Allah knows best. So he was sent to all of the jinn and all of humanity and this is something we firmly believe so anyone who doubts that he was sent to all of humanity to someone who said he was sent only to the to the Arabs, this becomes over. This is COVID because we believe the message of Islam is for

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everyone. It is for all of humanity. Anyone can convert to Islam and again,

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but the bizarre ideas pop up in the past five or 10 years, the ridiculous ideas that pop up in the 21st century. One of the ideas I've seen in the past few years is someone a lot of young liberal type seeing things like white people can't be Muslim. so ridiculous. That that's literally covered up this point. That's really what it is. Because Prophet Muhammad's voice was sent to all of humanity wanted to Sahaba was Schrieber. humi shape the Roman, right?

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If you look at the mom, Luke's if you look at their diomede of Spain, if you look at countries like Bosnia,

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Muslims have been raised with this bizarre idea come from I don't know. But the people who follow those ideas clearly have never studied Akira in their life. If they heard if they had even studied even an iota of Akita, they would never dare to utter such a statement.

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This is really a type of coupon to see that a certain race are not allowed to convert to Islam or when it will be really useful to the type of performances. Ridiculous. This is restricting the message of a strong restricting the mercy of Allah. This is casting judgment upon an entire race. This is playing the role of God over humanity. And the people who do this really need to feel like this is absolutely ridiculous. I

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am absolutely boggled. You know, by the kind of ideas that are popping up recently, you know, when I was a kid,

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for us, the West was a fitna, because the ideas they brought forth seem to come from a place of rational discourse from a place of philosophy from a place of, of intellect, even though it was wrong, but it seemed to come from it. But nowadays, the ideas coming from from liberal types just come from the Duff's is like no rationality, there's no science, there's no philosophy. It's just not enough stuff. It's just hedonism is just, it's just stupidity guess what it is? And the idea that Muslims are following that we Allah has given us a Sharia and Akiva that is so much more sensible. It's just something to kind of wrap my head around. Really, this is why teach nakida has

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become so important in our time. If young people know the true beliefs

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about a lion is messengers, a lot of somebody will not see these stupid things that they see on Twitter. Really, they would not. Those the individuals who see these things really, really, really have to set the

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tone for Cuba. So come to the final point. So the prophets, the lawyers and what was he sent to it will forwards the UCR all of which essentially describe the same thing is for words are synonyms. How could a newer dia, Huck the truth so we believe Islam is the truth. The Quran is the truth, whatever is in the center is the truth we believe it to be 100% true.

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Some of it may be metaphorical. Some of you may not understand. Some of it you may not understand yet. Some of it may be beyond rationality, but it's all true. Whatever is in the Quran, or in the sooner is the truth and we accept it as a student we believe in Him to be the truth. Right. He was sent to Huda with guidance, the Quran and the Sunnah, our means of guidance, we

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find in them the guidance on how to worship Allah, what to believe, how to be good Muslim, how to be with our families, how to view our neighbors, how to beat society, guidance in every aspect of our lives, how to run our businesses, everything. It is who that is guidance in every

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aspect hudl live talking guidance for those who have not bought newer, this term newer it's very important to understand that the word nor and also dia, illumination so light and illumination. These terms when you find them in the Quran or Heidi's, they usually mean guidance, right? They're synonyms for guidance. So for example, the Hadith where the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says that reciting surah Kahf, on a Friday, served as a newer as a light unto the next Friday.

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This Heidi's means that a the recitation of surah Kahf on a Friday served as a means of guidance of hidayatullah next Friday, again, you see why I said sometimes it's metaphorical. Sometimes the Quran metaphorical. The word Moon is a good example of this, that the word news sometimes is mentioned literally, sometimes metaphorically. Sometimes Allah uses the word new in the Quran is talking about actual physical, right. But when he's talking about the Quran being newer, certain sutras being more the Islam being newer. In all of these things, the word newer is a metaphor for guidance guide you translated as guidance. So when the Heidi says that surecav is ignore until the next Friday means

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it's a means of guidance for next Friday. Right? When he says that the Corrado Center is a newer it means the Corrado seem to guide us. So it's very important we understand the language of the Quran. So these are all synonyms mentioned and that's the end of the chapter.

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So to summarize, our beliefs about the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. It was only four lines but it took us an entire hour to discuss. We believe he was the perfect worship of Allah subhana wa tada and no human being has ever or will ever be a better worship of Allah, Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he was true of the law, like the perfection of being an apt and he's a role model in Nevada. He was an Obi Wan lawsuit, he was a prophet and a messenger, the final messenger, the greatest prophet, and he received the message and he received the Sharia, he received the Quran, he received the perfect Sharia. He was a prostitute. In the perfect sense of the word he was Horton

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will appear. He was the seal of the prophets. That's it, that's the the greatest of humanity was set with the perfect Sharia is absolutely no reason for another messenger to come after him. And anybody who claims to be a prophet after him is a dead child. And we do not even entertain for a second the idea or the possibility that they could be speaking the truth. Rather, anyone who claims to be a prophet after Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam is a dead job, right?

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He was the leader of the righteous making the most righteous human being to ever Nope, the leader of the messengers, the creators of all of the prophets, and he was beloved to Allah subhanho wa Taala. Any claim of prophethood after him is false, and lies. He was sent to every to all of humanity and so he was the messenger to the entire world, any human or jinn that yours about him, and recognises the truth of his message and still rejects it becomes deserving of the hellfire.

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Right, this is the appeal point. And again, we'll discuss this later, if someone says to this that we need to discuss when we come to the chapter on paradise and how we need to discuss the issue of people who didn't receive the message, issue of casting judgment of specific individuals, issue of eternity of the Hellfire, all of this will come to in that chapter. But for now understand that, in theory, if someone receives the message, and they reject it, whether they be human origin, then they become deserving of the Hellfire because should reach them and be rejected. Right now, of course, we don't know that of individuals. But again, we'll discuss that later. He was sent to all of humanity

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and Jin, would the truth and the guidance.

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The world is full of false religions. There's only one true religion and that is the religion of blogtober hana with Allah, that the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was settled as well as was empty prophet before him. Right every prophet before him came with the one shot where it was Moses or Jesus or Abraham, Muhammad, peace be upon them all. They all came with the same message which is the truth, which is there is no god except a lot. You must submit to Him and obey His messengers.

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And he came with the guidance, which is a light for us. And so Islam, the Quran and Sunnah are our means of guidance to guide us to that which enlightens our lives and brings us closer to Allah again brings contentment that brings us happiness in the peace of existed test of the afterlife as well. So with that, we conclude the chapter on our beliefs regarding the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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Now next lesson we will discuss our Akita regarding the Quran, what we believe about the Quran as well as controversies that arose throughout history about the Quran, and how we deal with these controversies and why they came both to the issue of it being the word of Allah and those who rejected that and why they rejected that. Why this is important because a lot of people have said why is it important? And how do we know the Quran is truly from Allah? All of this you will discuss in our next lesson inshallah. excreta Sokoloff, he'll get to joining us for your time and attention. Welcome to the 100 rupee diamino sulamani. Lord barakato