Lessons from the Beirut Blasts

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In Al Hamdulillah

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neshama Dooku and Esther Esther ofuro

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when are Rue de la Himanshu Rudy and fusina woman Surya Tiana Lena

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worship Allah ilaha illa wha hoo hoo luxury Keller

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Watashi wa Mohammedan Abu Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa ala alihi wa Sahaba t woman Toby I only sang in Isla Yomi Dean.

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Yeah, are you Hello lady Taku la haka, Ducati. watamu tuna Illa. We're into muesli moon.

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Yeah you Hannah su Taku Camilleri hola Kakuma. nevsun wahida

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wahana coming hijo jaha Welbeck German humare Jalan catchy wrong when he said,

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What Taku la Hilaire de de una de Waal or hum in Nova Can I have a camera?

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Yeah, you have Latina man otaku? La kulu Colin said either

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you slip

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way over fear lacunae?

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warming up la hora Sula, who soccer differs 1000 hobbema. Another

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My dear brothers and sisters,

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the nature of the life of this world

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is that we constantly witness

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painful events,

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catastrophic events, disasters,

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whether they be natural or as a result of us human beings.

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These disasters

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and catastrophic events that leave

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that leave us with a loss of life

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with a loss of wealth

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with a loss of property with a loss of homes. This is part

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of this life that Allah subhanahu wa Tana made us to live in this world

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where everyone can be shaved,

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mirror healthy, while jewelry, one oxy mineral am well you will unfussy what Samurai

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Baba Shiraz Saberi

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Allah subhanahu wa taala

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says that we will surely certainly make you taste something

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a fear

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of hunger.

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A loss of wealth

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a loss of crops a loss or loss of lives. Well that's Shiraz. savarin. But give glad tidings to who?

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To those who are patient. Because with such disasters comes pain and suffering.

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And the only ones who are successful through such disasters are those who are patient.

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And so my dear brothers and sisters a few days ago, we witnessed

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those blasts

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in the route that left

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hundreds dead

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1000s injured

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10 to $15 billion of property damage

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and an estimated 300,000 people

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without any homes.

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Allah subhanahu wa taala

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shows us such things in this life

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for a variety of reasons,

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for a variety of wisdom.

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And so there are always lessons that a believer must always derive from such events.

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Because

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if we witness such events, and just watch the news, and just hear what's going on, without deriving any lessons without

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making a change as a result of what we witness

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Then we're worse than animals.

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And so among the lessons that we learned from what has taken place is first and foremost, that whatever happens in this world, whatever happiness, whether it is natural whether it is as a result of us human beings.

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It only happens due to the murder of Allah subhanahu wa Tada.

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It only happens because Allah destined and decreed for it to happen.

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Nobody on this on the face of this earth

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could prevent something that Allah has decreed.

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And so look at how advanced we human beings have become, have become in this day and age. And yet

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these disasters continuously occur. Why? Because everything is in the hands of a loss of Hannah, who were to Hannah, whatever he wishes to happen, that is what will happen.

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Whoever was destined to die.

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No one could have saved them. Whoever was destined to be saved.

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No one.

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No one could have made them to die. Everything is in the hands of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And so what we learned from this is

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that the believer the woman

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submits to the Kaaba and the culture of Allah subhanahu wa Tada.

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The believer submits

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to the decree of Allah subhanho wa Taala. No matter how painful it may be, he knows that it was from Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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And also what we learn is that no matter what you may try to do to flee from death.

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If it was appointed by Allah, you can never fleet we saw images of people recording those blasts

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from the safety of their homes,

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and they felt it

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and this reminds us

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when Allah subhanahu wa taala tells us about the munaf akun

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when they complained

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about not going out for jihad. They said

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if it was in our hands

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we wouldn't let people go out and get killed. Allah subhanahu wa tada refutes them. Allah subhanho wa Taala says, colo kuntum fee booty comme la Rosa larina katiba la hemo katroo lm abajo.

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Even if you are in your own homes, those who it was decreed for them to meet their fate.

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They would have died even on their beds.

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The second lesson that we learned

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is that such disasters happen

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as a result

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of our own wrongdoing.

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As a result of our own transgressions, as a result of our own sins as a result of the corruption of society.

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Allah subhanahu wa tada reminds us of this throughout the Quran. When I saw the Kumasi betin febi Marchesa that ad Kumar one can see

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that whatever calamity befalls you, it was because of what you yourselves had done.

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And then Allah reminds us at the end of the verse way I feel empathy. And he pardons He forgives over a lot, meaning that whatever has been falling you was because of your sins. So turn to Allah subhanho wa Taala and seek His forgiveness.

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And it's no secret.

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It's no secret

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that a place like Lebanon is a place that has spread a lot

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of vices and evil to the Arab world.

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From movies and films,

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and all kinds of other evils.

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Much of it that exists in the Arab world, its source is this country.

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The third lesson that we learn is

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the third

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lesson that we learn

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is that such an event is a wake up call

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for those

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who have been affected by it directly, as well as the owner at large

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for their betrayal

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of Muslims around the world.

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And so across the border, only a few kilometers away

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what the Syrians have been going through

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and how

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1000s and millions

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have been left without homes, how

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they have been made to cross the border.

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This is all a wake up call. And that is why it was from Hannah who punishes those

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who are near before those who are far away.

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And so what they tasted today in Lebanon is something that their brothers and sisters across the border have been tasting for years on end.

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And Allah subhanahu wa Tada.

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He makes us to taste that to wake us up.

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The fourth lesson that we learn

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is the Nirvana, the blessing of safety and security.

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The all of us today

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are living safe and sound.

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Not having to go through what many are having to go through in other parts of the world.

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This is a blessing.

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That if we are not thankful to Allah subhanho wa Taala for

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then what has happened to others will also happen to us.

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If we're not thankful for are grateful to the blessings of Allah, Allah subhanho wa Taala will strip them away from us.

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The blessing of safety and security

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and stability. It is a blessing from Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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Allah subhanho wa Taala took it away

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from

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one of the best places on the face of this earth 1400 years ago

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when they were ungrateful to Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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And so the people of Mecca

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were living in safety and security.

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Mecca was a sanctuary, a place where people went to find safety. And Allah subhanahu wa taala stripped it away from them for a number of years. Why? Because they were ungrateful to Allah Subhana who were to Allah for his blessings upon them, the greatest of blessings of which was the sending of the greatest human being Mohammed Sal, Allahu Allah, you will send them to them. And so when they were ungrateful, Allah stripped them of that blessing and took Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam away from them and gifted him to a people who would be grateful and they were the unsought of Medina.

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Weather in Chicago tune, let us see the

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weather in California tune in other hubiera chedid if you are grateful, then I will increase you. This is the promise of Allah subhanho wa Taala be grateful to me, and I will increase you in my blessing. But turn away. be ungrateful disbelieve.

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Then Allah warns us in either be Russia deed, that my punishment is surely painful. Finally, among the lessons that we learn is

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that these explosions and these blasts

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were nothing

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compared

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to the shaking of the earth, when it will happen on the Day of Judgment.

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And so it is recorded that these blasts caused

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they caused a seismic event of 3.3

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on the Richter scale

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of loss of Hannah who were 200 tells us yeah, are you Hannah's in Zilla? Does it show you

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that the quake

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When the earth it shakes on the Day of Judgment indeed that is something great

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either 00 till 200 either jetty or Raja.

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Throughout the Quran Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks

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of the shaking of the earth on that day, that my dear brothers and sisters is something to fear for if the earth shakes in this world.

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It's something temporary.

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It's something that comes and it goes. It's something that leaves a lot of damage. Yes.

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But soon after that we rebuild.

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But the quake of the final hour after that there will be no rebuilding. And so a loss of Hannah who etana causes such disasters to occur to remind us to wake us up to make us to turn back to him so

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Alhamdulillah Allah subhana

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wa shockula who Allah tofukuji Tina

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what a shadow Allah Allah Allahu Allahu Allahu taala we militia.

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What a shadow Mohammedan Abdullah who wore a Zulu

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Lune. My dear brothers and sisters among the most important rights

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that we Muslims share

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among one another

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is

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that the Muslim

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being the brother

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of the Muslim,

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he feels his pain he feels his suffering.

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And this causes him

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to help him in times of need in times of difficulty.

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And so when Allah subhanho wa Taala made the believers brothers.

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And when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam reminded us of this brotherhood.

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It was not

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merely

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a name tag. It was not merely

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a badge,

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a slogan,

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but rather, this brotherhood meant action.

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And so when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam said, I'll Muslim, a whole Muslim

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that a believer is the brother, the Muslim is the brother of every other Muslim.

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He didn't say that and just stop there.

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But rather, he reminded us of the duty that

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these brothers share with one another. And so he went on to say, a Muslim, Muslim lie of Lima, who, while I use lemo, that he doesn't oppress his Muslim brother, nor does he surrender his Muslim brother to his enemy. And then he went on to say, women can Effie Hagerty or he can Allahu fi Hagerty that whenever

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a Muslim

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comes to help his Muslim brother in a time of need, then Allah subhanho wa Taala will be there for him.

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In his time of need, woman for Raja and muslimin corba 10 min corabi dounia. For Raja la who be Han who Kuru BAM in karate yo mill Tiana. And whenever,

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whenever a Muslim

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relieves the difficulty of another Muslim, the distress of another Muslim of the difficulties of this dunya, than it is a promise of Allah.

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And it is a promise of His Messenger,

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that Allah subhanho wa Taala will relieve him

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of a distress, a difficulty that he will face on the Day of Judgment.

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And so we all go through difficulties in this life.

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And we will all go through a distress and a difficulty on the Day of Judgment. If we want to lighten that burden, if we want to lessen those difficulties in this dunya and in the era,

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then fulfill the needs of your brothers who are facing difficulty today. In the dunya.

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My dear brothers and sisters, we need to put ourselves in the feet

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of our brothers and sisters who are suffering around the world.

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If we don't feel their pain, if we don't feel their suffering,

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then it means one of two things, either we are not their brothers and sisters in faith.

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Or we are blinded by the dunya. And we are drugged.

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Like a person who has to go through surgery, they drug him

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why, so that he doesn't feel the pain. Likewise, if we don't feel the pain today, then it means perhaps it means that we are drugged. And that's why we don't feel the pain for the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said

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that this owner of ours is like one body. Whenever one part of it feels pain and suffering

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and fever, the rest of the body feels it. And so if we don't feel it, then it means either one of two things. Either we are not a part of that body. We are not a part of the oma or we are drugged.

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And so today is an opportunity to give

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and to lighten the burden. And to remove and relieve the difficulty.

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Of those who have been left homeless, as we mentioned, 300,000, estimated 300,000 it could be much more than that.

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who have been left without a home without a shelter, without food without money.

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And so do your duty as a believer and as a member of this

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and give

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and don't be stingy with your wealth. Be generous. We ask Allah subhana wa tada to relieve the difficulty of those

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who have been left in distress. From these events, we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to accept from among the Muslims who have passed away to accept them as Shahada and we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to bring relief and cure to those who have been injured

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