The Means Of Sticking To The Path Part 1

Jamal Zarabozo


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time the left

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handed lower salatu salam ala signum, Oba

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the topic, the brother mentioned that we've been given today.

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the means by which we may, or which can help us we should say, stick to the path. Well, let's head on with that.

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If we go through the editing process, and then we see that, in fact,

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the hearts of the believers,

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the hearts of anyone actually is very vulnerable.

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Or the prophets of Salaam and different Hadith has described that someone may do the acts of jinn the act of Paradise and said he's just a hand spent away from from Paradise.

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And then the father overtakes him and he does the acts of the Hellfire, and he's thrown into the hellfire.

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Similarly, someone may do the acts of the Hellfire

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until he's just a hand spent away from the Hellfire and then the father overtakes him and he does the acts of Paradise and he is interpreted

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from this hadith. And from other edits, we know that

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we are

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on the Day of Judgment, we are going to be judged according to the deeds that we performed, or the state that we were in at the time of our death.

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Important thing is what we were doing at the time of our death if we were on amen. If we were believers at that time and doing good deeds shala Allah subhanho wa Taala was judged just accordingly. But even if we spent 20 or 30 years doing good deeds, and then we started to stray from the past and continue to stray until we died, then I'll listen when our data were raised as someone who was straying from the past,

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for the profits that sell them.

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And talking particularly about the hearts of human beings, the prophets I send them said that the heart of the human being or the hearts of all human beings is between two fingers of man or less than handle with data.

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And he may turn it to any which way he wishes.

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So the heart of the human being, as we can see from this

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is something

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that we have to be very careful about that. Right now. We're following the dean, we see the truth is our hearts are such that it could be this could be the case, anytime. Now the villa, that we may stray from the truth.

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And in fact, the publicist minimization

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as he narrated the promises silom himself used to make dua to Allah subhana wa Tada, yeah, mocha, lube alumina or something called the alginic.

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This jar, I think it's very important for all of us to learn it, and to use it in our world making sense in other places. Yeah, macula will pollute this country at a dinner.

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Or you who turns the heart, you know, listen, Hannah, with data, make my heart firm upon the face.

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And the provinces and the provinces and him himself used to make this throughout quite often as

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his wife has, has narrated to us.

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So although Angela, we're practicing Islam, now we have to be aware of those things that may take us away from the straight path, as well as be aware of those things that will help us inshallah,

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to stick to the straight path. Well, that's what I hope inshallah to discuss. Today, we started a little bit late. So we might have to compact things a little bit, but

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I hope to inshallah, what I'd like to discuss

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are some of the things

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some of the things that have a tendency to take mankind, away from the back of Allah subhana wa Tada.

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And also, I'd like to discuss some of the things that will, that will and shall help us stick to the path of understanding with that.

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Unfortunately, in the world nowadays,

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there are many things

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that can that can harm us, and they can take us away from the performance of our dad. And in the situation that we're living in now, for example, is very much different from the situation of the Sahaba into vain and so forth.

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Where every now every day we face sitting or we face temptations.

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And it seems it's even getting close to the time that the public system describes about for example, this dunya and basically stealing our Deen for the sake of this dunya someone is in the morning. He is a believer and in the evening he is the captain or he's in the evening.

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He's a believer in the morning his capital or?

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Well, it seems a lot him with all the sciton or all of the temptations and all of the things that are trying to drive us away from Islam.

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It seems that we are approaching that time horizon, I don't believe inshallah, we are exactly at that time, and we'll still be sitting not not that great if we are sincere to Allah subhanho wa Taala if we follow some of the means that are discussed later, inshallah we will be able to stick to the straight path. But it is true that any sticking to the straight path, as

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some of the early scholars said, the sticking through the day nowadays, is like trying to hold a hot coal in your hand. And it is difficult. There's pressures coming from, from New pressures coming to you from sometimes your closest friends, your family,

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the people who are around you, the Muslims around you, the comfortable around you and so forth.

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So let's try shala to be very much aware of some of the things that can

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take you away from the deen of Allah subhana wa tada and be aware of those things that inshallah will keep us closer to the deen and that will listen and with that

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one of the things that has made many people stray from the path of wellness and health data

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power, and honor and worldly status.

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That as a human being,

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in this life, in many cases, as they gain prestige in this world,

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as people start for example, respecting them and giving them due and giving him more power, more status.

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And this is a very great temptation for human beings.

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Because many times it can come to the point that he has to choose actually has to choose between following the way of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And pursuing his own glory, his own goals in this journey.

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Unfortunately, this is a trial or a temptation that many, many people fail.

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And unfortunately, it's not just the common people. But even as some early scholars have described, even scholars,

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even scores have to be very careful about this kind of situation.

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Because scholars, it's easy for them to get prestige in society, it's easy for them, for example, nowadays to give government positions or university force and so forth.

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And then once you get something

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and this Junior, once you get something, it's the nature of mankind, he doesn't want to give it up.

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So suppose you're given a nice position

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and some power and some status in this life.

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And then

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comes the temptation or then comes to trial, where you are asked by people above you

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either to do something, haram clearly haram and in the sight of Allah Subhana Allah data, or lose your job or be removed from what you have.

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And then you have to make your choice Are you going to give up a big house that nice car and everything that you have for the sake Well listen, what data

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or are you going to fail this trial and submit what they want for the sake of your job?

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And if if anyone should come to that point, and he thinks about the fact that when he sack or when he compromises the dean for this world, he might think he's going to do it temporarily inshallah later fix the situation. Yes, he must realize that he might die the next day, or the day after that, right after his assault has been

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this world. Allah subhanho wa Taala

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in the Quran tells us and he to remain patient with those people who desire listen what data

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what's good enough to command lineage honorable homebuilder that you will be doing

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well at the end and home three dizziness as high as Jr. Well as payment upon a film called The Juan de Kareena. Whatever Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa,

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Allah subhana wa Tada. And sudo says, guests, verse 28, says, and keep yourself patiently with those who call on the Lord, morning and afternoon.

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seeking his face and let not your eyes overlooked in desiring the pomp and glitter of the life of the world, and obey not him whose heart We have made heedless of our remembrance, one who follows his own lust and whose affair has been lost. Well, this verse in particular was revealed about any of the poor Muslims or the Muslims at that time, who were for not turning your attention.

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away from them towards those people who had power had money who had wealth that that thing. But they were heedless of a list of Hell with that, and

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was similar to that also, is the question

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or is another trial that has led many people astray. And that's the trail of wealth.

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In one case, it's our honest honor and status, worldly position. And also Well,

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unfortunately, with respect to Well, some people will do anything for the sake of getting money for the sake of getting ahead in this in this union.

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Whether or not that thing is halal or haram.

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And if they can put their money

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in the bank, for example, to get interest on it,

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they will do it.

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If they can get money through any means, whether it's halal or haram, they will do it.

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Well, sometimes it gets to the point that the important thing to them is getting the will.

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That's it.

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And when they get to this point, they have to be careful. They have to be aware that if they start making these haram things halal for them, then in fact, they have left the realm, the realm of Islam. But even

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even worse, the situation where

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I'll let them handle what God has given someone wealth before he did not have wealth, and then I'll let them handle with data gives him wealth. And then he does not use that wealth for the sake of Allah subhana wa tada but instead use that wealth in the wrong way. So before he had the wealth, he was following the path of Allah subhana wa Tada. And then when Allah Subhana was Allah gave him wealth. Now he had the freedom to do what he wanted. Before maybe he didn't even have the money to spend and head on into

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and do things that Muslim should not do. But then when Allah subhana wa tada gave him the wealth. Now he had the freedom and the time and whatever, to now engage in haram and to live with that fullness of time with that. And in fact, the lesson Hannah with that and sort of toga describes

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situation like that. in which some people they said, They promised to Alyson penola data, that if he listened to what data would give them

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then they would, you know, spend it in the way will listen and with that and be from the righteous, and then Allah subhana wa Dallas's bulama at devilman suddenly, but he will be he was one low marusan

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Allah subhana wa tada and sort of the togo vs. 75 and 76 of them are some homemade a coconut with a Lessing if he had bestowed on us of his bounty will verily give charity and will be among the right.

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Then when he gave them of his bounty, they became niggly and turned away a verse.

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As a footnote, we don't have time to for too many footnotes.

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some people believe that this particular reverse was related, or was

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was revealed with respect to a specific hobby.

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Remember, his name

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has now had this he made this promise and then when I gave him the wealth he turned away, and then even later he tries to come into a bucket and page that goes and refuses the cat. And Amaro refused as a cat. There's no truth to that whatsoever This is not in relation to him. Okay.

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And it is not in relation to the hobby. But this is a general Allah subhanho wa Taala is giving us a general warning that

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any that there are people that have been people and there will always be people. And this is the principle basically of the teachings of the Quran that Allah subhanho wa Taala is not talking about one man, one incident but is giving us principles, lessons of things that will continue to happen until the day of judgment. And we have to be careful not to be like those kind of things that we say to ourselves right now. Oh if Allah subhanho wa Taala will give me wealth, I would spend it I would give this mosque so much money and give Doctoroff so much money and give that brother I made so much money and then when we get to wealth,

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we forgot about all of those things that we had in mind before while the province has sent them.

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The province has set them in the Hadees recorded by an amendment in Muslim the document

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says that to any two wolves to hungry wolves.

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cents upon some sheep

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are not more harmful to a person's Deen

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than that person's desire or that person's any attempt to keep

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man wealth and and honor should have

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any of these two

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attempting to any go after

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and protect and keep your wealth and your honor or your status.

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These two things are more dangerous for persons Xen than sending 200 rules to event to a group of sheep.

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This is what the Bible says.

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So I think if you know if you've seen hungry wolves before,

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I think you should, clearly and the danger of these two for ardene.

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Well, so of course, chawan, or desires in general, are something that have have led many, many people astray.

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And unfortunately, I don't like to take examples of

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and use brothers as examples, that nice, nothing, concrete negative sense like this. But, for example, in the 70s, in the 80s,

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when Muslim societies were a little bit more conservative than they are now, when many of those students came here, to this part of the world for the first time, and they've seen some of these things for the first time, and you found many of them.

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And when they saw this, their ability to to enhance it, or to satisfy their desires was so easy here, you found them, unfortunately, many of them just following after their desires, and completely forgetting about the deeds.

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This is true for them, this could be true for this could be true for anyone. That's a Chihuahua. And when it gets into your, when it gets into your soul, when the desires gets into your soul, sometimes it's very difficult to keep yourself from.

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But at least, at the very least, you should always remind yourself, even if you're committing a sin.

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Even if you're someone who is committing a sin, you should always remind yourself that this is something wrong in the set of alisson hana with data,

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you must recognize that as wrong, and you must always hope and pray and ask the listener with data to help you to give up.

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And you should never never be literal, anything. It's your commit.

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They know it's not important or inshallah Allah will forgive me just like that. And he should always keep these three aspects in mind.

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And you should also remember that any shadow was that you any desires that you fulfilled, against the commands of Allah subhanho wa Taala and this world, and it's going to be just for a very small pleasure that you might get just in this world passing pleasure that you might get in this world while you are actually sacrificing the pleasure of Allah subhana wa Tada. And you might be sacrificing. If it makes you stray from the deen completely, you might be sacrificing even jinn completely in the hereafter.

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So that's another aspect that we have to be aware of.

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And in this can make many people stray from the festival, Mr. Pena, with that, also associating with the with evil friends or friends who are not.

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And it completely, or not in a satisfactory way, following the way of all this kind of with that.

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And this is something that especially we Americans,

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have to be aware of.

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Because when we enter the dean, sometimes we enter the dean and we still have a lot of old friends

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that we still, unfortunately, sometimes hang around with or accept as our friends. And even among the Muslim community here, there's lots of places lots of Muslims who are not actually practicing the deen.

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When we mix with these people, it's very easy for them to influence us.

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And sometimes they might be employing us, influencing us in such a way that we don't even realize.

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And step by step, they are taking us away from the festival list and how much as

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we must be very careful to see who we choose our friends, and who we spend our time with.

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We must spend our time with those people who remind us of Allah subhanho wa Taala and so forth, as I mentioned that,

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because the public has sent him said that the person, the person, the person is following the religion of his friends.

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So therefore, look to see who you are taking is different.

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And in the provinces, send them footer so closely with the people that we associated with that he says in fact that the person is

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the Dean of his close friend, and he is the Dean of his close friend, the way of his close.

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So if any of us if any of us know that we have this problem that we associate and our closest friends are from the kuffar or from those people who are not practicing the gene, and we should remember this edit

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that Allah subhanaw taala, even though we claim to be following the straight away and following what is right and when we mix with them, we don't do the harm with them. And he just simply the fact that we are choosing these people, as our friend shows that there's something wrong

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and it's simply the fact that we want to associate and mixing

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Stay with these people. This is a sign that there's something wrong. And the process lm warned us about that by saying that we are following the Dean of our best friends. So be very careful and look to see who you choose

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as your friend.

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While also doubts and misconceptions are a common source,

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and one of the greatest tools of the chiffon to mislead people,

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to take them away from the past, well, that's a kind of a guidance.

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And, of course, one of the easiest, or one of the best ways, but I'll talk about and it means to stick to the path of Allah subhanho wa Taala. But let me just on this point, point out that we should do our best

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to stay away from the sources of delts and misconceptions.

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What I mean by that, in particular, the many times they are

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we can say sources. And you can look at something and say this is going to be a source of doubt, and misconception.

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For example, the orientalist

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reading books about Islam written by non Muslims

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and industry, so right away, you should know that this is going to be dangerous,

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that these people are going to try to put some idea in your mind that you know is not going to be correct.

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And in fact, from the point of view, let's take it from the point of view of Illuminati, the science of Hadith is completely completely unacceptable to take any knowledge of your deen from the

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from the disbelievers is completely unacceptable.

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And nowadays, unfortunately, even in Muslim conferences and conventions, they are inviting non Muslims to come to speak to Muslims about

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this is just, it's unbeliev.

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And we don't have anyone who can come to us any Muslims who can come to us and speak to us about Islam, we have to we have to bring that in to bring a better one from the middle of the desert, it's better than bringing this to Florida. Even if he just knows a loss, and how to make coffee.

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Does that mean this person is better than me and it is

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also good. Also, the same is true for Atlanta. If you know, for example, these books are coming from the shower, this speaker is from the shear and so forth.

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You may think Oh no, he's a good guy. And we know he has some good and we know that so inshallah he won't be able to affect this.

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Oh, the early scholars were very harsh, and he don't even sit with the people.

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Even if you just sit with them, they might affect your heart and you may not even realize it.

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So this is actually one of the means that I got into it. But I didn't mean to this is one of the means to help us stick to the way of Allah subhanho wa Taala to the past, to stay away from these sources of deltans.

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And you just stay away from them. Because the shaitaan will use will use that put it into your heart. In fact, many scholars said that the adults and it should be

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much more dangerous than the Shahada. The desire

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is Elisha hawas. Sometimes you can go out and satisfy them and they'll be quiet for a while.

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But the sugar has to stay in your heart and get bigger and bigger and bigger until they can lead you to.

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Well another source that has led Miss smitten has

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taken many people unfortunately away from the festival list the kind of data

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are the person sells the person's life to man's wife and his children.

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Back to lesson 10 with data clearly does not run in the men as well as

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I do in the

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Allah subhanho wa Taala says that from your spouses and from your children, there are enemies too.

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So be aware, be aware of them.

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For this

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kind of situation, unfortunately, we have seen

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many times

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that for example, especially if they're to their husband and wife,

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who are not really practicing the being very strong.

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And the one of them by the way to be the one the husband or the wife, one of them let's say the husband since we're talking about men, talking to men and if

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one of them decides that hamdulillah Allah subhanaw taala has given him guidance and he's going to follow that guide

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and the wife doesn't like

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now wife can make life very difficult for husbands

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for example the man starts going to the mosque no I don't like to go into the mosque. I don't see you anymore. We don't spend enough time together. Don't go to the mosque

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They don't go to the mosque four times a day. So you go, Okay, I'll go just three, one while I'm at work and maybe after work and so now you're coming home too late from work, I'll go just didn't

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even find some excuse for you at work anyway, so I don't think

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she'll be able to get that. But

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the point is that when the wife sometimes put pressure on the man,

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he has to decide really between his wife and the dean, not in the sense necessarily to automatically divorce it, but he has to decide whether or not he's going to submit to her will, or he's going to try to change her and bring her closer to the way we'll look at that

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he has to make that decision.

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And unfortunately, many people, many people make the wrong decision on this one.

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Well, this is why I listen to what data has warned us about our wives about our children, actually, I should say spouses in general and children, they can have a very evil effect on the other person.

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So these are some of the some of the common means that has have led

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many people to stray from the past.

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We should all think about them and we should all look through our own lives.

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And take each one of them and whatever ones we might think of

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claiming that these are all inclusive.

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But really ask ourselves for example, how much are we sacrificing of the deen for the sake of power or status or wealth or wives or Shahnawaz and so forth and look through our lives and do our best to try to

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remove these obstacles from the way of others

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for example, make sure that in our minds we know very clearly that

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the our jobs our wealth, our money in this life, it doesn't mean anything to us if we have to sacrifice to do that.

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This should be very clear on my

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lunch Hello from that also.

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We can also use as I said those means this will help us inshallah, stick to the word of Allah

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and Alhamdulillah Allah subhanho wa Taala and his mercy as shown as many ways and as shown as many things This will help us keep our hearts firm to the festival listen with Adam.

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We don't have much, much time left, assuming we're going according to the schedule.

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So I will try to discuss these

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very quickly.

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The first of them is to turn to the Quran

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to turn to the Quran to read the Quran and to get the guidance from the finance

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well this aspect also was very important during the lifetime of the from Hamas Gosselin himself. And of course it's also important during our life nowadays. And in fact in Soto for fun Allah subhanho wa Taala

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Allah subhanho wa Taala quotes before the disbelievers and they're asking question about

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the revelation of the Quran welcome Allah subhanho wa Taala did not reveal all the Parana one time.

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Well, let's head on with data answers that

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as I said, sort of fun. And one of the reasons that Allison Hana with data gives is what

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is Erica

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and in order to make the heart of the Profit System very firm,

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Allah subhanho wa Taala revealed the Koran over time. And with respect to specific instances,

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such that any of the verses were revealed at the time in which would help and confirm the province has done them the most.

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For example, the provider one time they were claiming, and this is of course, early in the time

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they were claiming that Allah subhana wa tada had left the province

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because there was a time period in which the province has sinned and did not receive revelation. What did all this data reveals that then

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sort of Doha

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Allah subhana wa tada says that in fact that your Lord has not forsaken you whatsoever and will come later is much better for you than before. So, then in the Quran itself, in particular with respect to the problem and associate him and his to hava and according to the Quran was a means by which their hearts to be firm, but also for us is not just for them. But also for us if we turn to the Quran, it says one of the strongest and most important means by which we can stick to the path of Allah subhana wa at that

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by reading the Quran, it will increase our event

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and it

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To be reminded of the signs of illness and no data to be reminded of his teachings, inshallah our

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our Eman will increase.

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Also, through reading the Quran, we can enable our hearts will receive tranquility and the strength to face any fitting or any trial that we that we might possibly face in this in this life. Also loss of Hannah was Allah and the Koran shows us clearly the reality of this world with respect to the here.

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And that's something we talk about, straying from the path of Allah subhanho wa Taala. This is at the root of many of those reasons, that lead many people to stray from the parables of atoms,

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that they forget about the reality of this world with respect to the hero,

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then, in fact, this world is nothing, and it's worth nothing. And I'll listen to what dad even said about this world.

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And if it were really worth anything,

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and in the promises that he made, and I can see that, at least in my mind, but I don't recall it, necessarily, but basically the meaning is that in fact, this rules with respect to the Hereafter, has no meaning or has no real value whatsoever. The real value the important thing is to hear after a

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while let's have hanworth data hamdulillah in many places in the Quran, shows us the reality of this world and that helps us and it prevents us from being misled and misguided by what we see in this world.

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Another way, another means by which shala we can stick to the space best is by continually and constantly checking ourselves and looking at our deeds

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all the time. subhanho wa Taala says yeah, even though the nominal talk a lot of HIPAA law was done good enough. So Napa Demet Lila, what's the law in the libido Lima Lima tatmadaw

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Allah subhana wa Tada.

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And this verse in the Quran says, Oh believe or believers fear Allah. And let's every person look to what he has sent for, for the moral and fear Allah. Verily, Allah is all aware of what you do. So in this verse, Allah Subhana, WA tada is killing every soul, to look to the deeds that he has performed, that he will have to face and that will be presented to him in the here.

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One fact, he used to say that you should record yourself before you are to be ready.

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And you should wait your deeds before they will be waiting for you.

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In other words, you yourself should look to see what you've done.

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There's also the last enumerated power I'm going to put up every night used to hit the self hate themselves, for example, in the leg and asked himself and what their identity

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what were the deeds that he did that day.

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So he's constantly aware of himself when he's doing evil deeds, when he's straying from the path of Allah subhana wa tada is always aware that this day, perhaps I committed too many sins. So now I have to do my best to make Toba. So that's the lesson in hand with Allah to forgive me, and to wipe away those sins with with good deeds after.

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So constantly checking oneself constantly making sure that one is following and doing the good deeds, and being aware of the sins that he's committed to that you will do his best not to repeat them and do his best to stay away from them.

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And it is one of the important means of gela keeping oneself awake, keeping oneself along the festival bus and with that, because by this way, also as we tend to stray, if someone tends to stray from the past, he will see it

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as opposed to the other person who is not really carefully watching his deeds. And he is slowly steering away from the festival bus and then with dad and then finally he wakes up and COVID or he wakes up Danny completely away from the festival listen with Adam.

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Also always a third means is always trying to improve yourself

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and always striving to improve yourself.

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And he never been satisfied with the level or the place that you are at.

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At this

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at this particular thing.

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What this is something unbelievable for anyone

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who reads the Koran, who believes in the Quran, it is unbelievable to hear this from many Muslims

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that they say that they are satisfied with the deeds that they're doing and they don't think they have to do anymore.

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And they say they are satisfied. They believe that they are satisfied with the bees they're doing and they're not interested for example, in learning more about Dean, they're not interested in trying to practice more about doing

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it myself. Personally. At least I cannot

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believe that anyone, anyone, any Muslim could read the Quran and the Hadith of the prophets of Salaam and come to that point and it was the height of arrogance. You're basically saying

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to Allah subhanho wa Taala and to everyone that's what I'm doing it's sufficient I should be allowed 20 agenda based on what I'm doing Allah subhana wa tada should be pleased with me. And that's

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all that's in hand with the prophets I send them toward his to hover

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to any to come as close as they can to the straight path and to also to follow the straight path completely. And to be aware to know that none of them none of them will be saved from the Hellfire because of his deeds.

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None of them will be saved from the Hellfire because it

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was the province that where they asked him not even you on messenger of Allah. And he said not even mean unless Allah subhanho wa Taala covers me in his mercy and His grace.

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So the entrance into agenda is not just based on deeds alone.

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But through those deeds that we that we perform, we gained the the mercy and the and the grace of Allah subhana wa tada that you will enter into gym.

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But just saying that okay, if I do this and I do that and that's sufficient. And remember this heading is that we are at the mercy of Allah subhana wa tada and his grace and His blessing and his love that we are looking for that unless of Hannah Watada will cover us with His mercy and will overlook our sins and so forth and will reward us greatly for those days. Such that he will

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enter us into gyms.

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So we must constantly and be

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seeking to improve ourselves. Seeking to please Allah subhana wa tada because when we seek to prove and prove ourselves and seek to please Allah subhana wa Tada, then I'll listen Hannah was Allah will be pleased with us. And then he will take our deeds and he will cover us in His mercy Neil enters into jinn.

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And in fact, we have to realize this, everything that the Prophet system did, or every

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everything that the Prophet says Selim has ordered us to do, we will not be able to do what it says and until that is, he said, Oh, all people.

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He said you people do not act upon and you are not able to act upon everything that already exists.

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So we have to realize already that we have a shortcoming.

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And we have to do our best to overcome that shortcoming and keep striving to improve ourselves. So that Allah subhanho wa Taala will be pleased.

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Now Should I stop at the time? Or should I start with an older brothers policy because no only has two brothers,

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whichever comes first.

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Because you haven't said that.

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So let me just mention some of the other means, we will not have time to go into them.

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Maybe this will be an article someplace from

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one of them is sincerely making dua to Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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asking him to guide us that we we say it in fact, that almost nothing but

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and we have to say it's with

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really any meaning it that we want to listen to what data to guide us, guide us in every moment of our life, keeping us to the streets and also the remembrance of Allah subhana wa Island.

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So I will give you a verse I'll let you go and look at it and think about it. Because we don't have time for this this

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goes to Serato on file and read verse 45 and you will see inshallah, how I looked at I know what that is pointing to the relationship between the remembrance of Allah subhana wa tada and sticking through the festival this man was

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Sora Sora number

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eight 845

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acquiring sound Islamic knowledge and this is one of the best way to answer all those who have

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Shiva had dealt misconceptions that a shutdown will try to put in your into your mind.

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Going through the put on another means is going to the salon and studying and following the examples of the prophets that have come before us. And the examples that Allah subhanho wa Taala is given because there you will find that Allah subhana wa tada puts them through trials and temptations that are much greater than anything they will face in this place. And we should follow their example and learn from their

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And learn from what they went through and take inspiration from the way that they face the situation.

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Also, another point is sticking to the demand and sticking to the Islamic Muslim communities following the path. And also the opposite of what I talked about earlier, making sure that we have close friends good friends, people who remind us of Allah subhana wa Tada. And the way Well, this man with data as the, then when we face any fitna, when we have any trial in our life, those friends, inshallah will remind us of the way of illicit manner with data and will make us firms Allah.

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sticking to the web, as listener will demand not only

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going the same way, but sticking to the web has no demand to make sure you don't spoil any bit. That is because one of the most dangerous things for our Deen

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also having the poor confidence, going into the Quran and seeing and having the full confidence that Allah subhana wa gyla will give you victory, whether or not in this dunya at least Allah subhanho wa Taala will give you victory in the hereafter. And finally, I think Finally, not Finally,

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thinking about the pleasures of Paradise, and remembering paradise, and thinking about the punishment of health, and remembering

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the pharmacists in them, and in many cases, and many times told us to increase our memories of that thing that brings it into place.

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And we should do our best to remember that. And finally,

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finally, is to guard one's tongue.

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Because the prophet SAW Selim, clearly, and he showed us that

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the man or the face of the slave of a person will not be sound, until his heart is sound.

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And it's hard to not be sound until his tongue is sound

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as the listener finally, finally, as a mean, no finally as a comment.

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And in the prophets, I send them again talking about the heart.

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He says that, and in the in the Arabic language, the

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the heart has been called.

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Because opening something that can be turned isn't

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or that has the same route. So the prophets I send them said that the heart has been has come from this route, something that can be turned, or because it can be turned easily. And he said the parable of the heart is like

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a feather or something very light that is at the root of a tree. And the wind blows it this way, in that way, turns it over

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to the heart, something very vulnerable, very both that

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and we have to be aware of that. And we have to be aware of all of these means that can help us inshallah, to stick to the straight path. And then when we stick to the straight path Malaika will come to us. And then they will. And I'll give you some verses again, but you can go read that what is the results shala waiting for us when we stick to the straight path. That's sort of facilites or surah, number 41, verses 30 and 32. And Soto tilaka

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verses 13 and 14.

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Well, unfortunately, because we started

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quite a bit late.

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We didn't have time to cover everything, but I hope inshallah, at least we have some idea of the importance of this topic. And we understand some of the means that might make a stray from the topic. And at the same time, we have some idea of what are some of the things that we can turn to that will help us stick to the path

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for your polyhedra escallonia.

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She's gonna do

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this, and he told us about

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There's also

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one thing I want to mention,

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I want to remind you that the earlier you can begin, and that is the reason that we have a short talk today

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about that, but because you have a problem and you should fall in time. So

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I mean, the more interest that you ask to catch more knowledge about

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being, the more you should be more clear about problems and how to solve problems at a time to get the benefit.

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I think

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if there is any discussion, we can have we go

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We'll be shallower than that. No, no

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He cannot.

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We should stop now because we have to talk

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to our fans

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