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Parables of the Quran – Parable #19 – The Believers Benefiting from the Revelation

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What do you

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want?

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me to show you? banyuwangi

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arminas

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Odia to be

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fresh Turner say louzada Robbie. One

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you do? He read Evo Shelia tiene una

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mithila

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la

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piel

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boo boo

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boo

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boo boo

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Bismillah al Rahman al Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa Salatu was Salam

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ala EM

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wa ala alihi wa sahbihi woman that he had he was tending to be so nutty Eli Yomi. Dean, alumna, alumna and Fiona when Santa Ana was it.

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What do you know? Khan was opened it by Marina Del Philadelphian was openacc de nada well, john alarmingly yesterday Runa cola. Failure to be owner Santa Amanda had a Salam alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh.

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We move on to the next parable that Allah subhanahu wa tada gives us

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continuing on in the same Surah Surah two right.

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And so here in Surah, two rod verse number 17, Allah subhanahu wa tada

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gives us

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a very, very beautiful, profound parable.

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And this is the parable of

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the believers and their benefit from the ye from the revolution, that lessons

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how they benefit from it.

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Allah subhanahu wa tada says here in Surah erhard, verse 17.

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And he sends down rain from the sky, a lessons rain from the sky, and the valleys, they flow according to their capacity.

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But the flood bears away the foam that mounts up to the surface

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and from the or which they heat in the fire, to make ornaments and utensils is a film like

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this, a lot presents through parables. The Truth and Falsehood a lot compares to parables.

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The truth,

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he compares it to falsehood

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as for the phone for them is added

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as for the foam, then it vanishes, it disappears. What a man I am found national. So Young to fill out as for that which benefits the people then it remains on the earth

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because rtkl booty

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thus, does a lot present parables.

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And so here Allah subhanahu wa tada

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firstly he compares

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these this wine,

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this revelation,

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the Quran,

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Allah compares it to water that he sends from the sky.

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And so the Quran

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is life for the hearts. Just like this water that Allah sends from the sky is life for the earth.

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This is the first comparison that lummix

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then Allah makes another comparison.

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The hearts that absorb the Quran.

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Allah compares them to the values

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that absorb the world.

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Water.

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And so if you were to go out

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into the countryside,

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especially to a place where there are mountains and valleys and streams,

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you find that some valleys are large

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and others are small.

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And so just like some valleys,

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they can take on a lot of water.

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Others, they take on

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very little water, you have different sizes of values. So some valleys are huge, and they could take on a lot of rainwater floodwater,

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but others are small.

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Likewise,

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some hearts

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can take on a lot of guidance from the Quran,

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while others can only take less.

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Some hearts can absorb

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a lot of the guidance from the Quran

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while others only absorb very little

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and others don't absorb anything. the hearts of the kofod

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they hear the Quran. It goes in through one ear and it comes out through the other. It does not settle into the heart.

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And just like the flood,

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just like the flood,

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when it passes overland

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these floodwaters

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What do we notice?

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What we notice is that the floodwaters they pick up everything they pass by

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they carry with it all the scum and the filth that is present on the ground.

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And so

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if you were to look at a flood when the floodwaters are,

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are flowing, you find on top

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a layer of foam

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you find a layer of foam. And what is this layer of foam on top of the floodwaters. It's basically

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the filth of the earth.

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The filth of

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of the of the ground,

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whatever garbage, whatever branches, whatever was lying on the ground, it picked it up. And now it's floating on top of the floodwater.

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So the scum, the filth

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has formed a layer on top.

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That's what Allah mentions here.

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Allah subhanho wa Taala says factum, Allah sailu zyada della robbia.

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And so the flood veers away the foam that mounts on top of the surface.

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And so just like that floodwater with what it's carrying on top of it

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and throwing it away eventually. Likewise, the hearts when they are filled with guidance and knowledge from the Quran.

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They bring out the filth of the hearts.

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The sheep who had the shadow at the evil desires, the evil doubts that are in our hearts, through the Quran. When the Quran comes and fills our hearts. It brings out those shubo hat, those sherawat throwing them out.

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throwing them out.

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Just like medicine.

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A person who's sick, who's ill.

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If he takes medicine,

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what happens? He's throwing out he's getting rid of the illness.

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Likewise, the Quran when it comes into the heart, and it settles in and the heart absorbs the guidance of the Quran.

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It throws out

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the filth that is in the heart, the shoe hat, the evil doats and the shadow what the evil desires

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and just like the earth

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benefits from the water

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Becoming lush and green.

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Likewise,

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the heart becomes lush and energized with a man

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which then moves on to the rest of the body and the actions of the believer.

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And so Allah subhanahu wa tada says for a man a unfairness

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what benefits

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the people that is what remains meaning here you have two things, you have the water that Allah has sent and it's formed

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you know a stream of flood.

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So, you have the water and then you have

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you have the layer the foam on top which is filled.

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What benefits the people a lot says firmness EBIT, fear taboo. As for the foam, it eventually goes

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it gets carried away and it gets thrown away.

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But as for what benefits the people meaning the water, that is what remains and so the water

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it goes into the land, causing the vegetation to come out.

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benefiting the people.

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The water also goes into into wells into streams.

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So the people they benefit from this water

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likewise

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the guidance from the Quran

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then this is what benefits the person not the filth

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of have a shoe hat and a shout out

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and allow mentions another Allah subhanho wa Taala mentions another comparison here in the same verse. When Allah Subhana Allah said

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will mean now you do naturally scenery up to a hill yet in omata Misra.

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When Allah mentioned the rain that he sends from the sky

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and how it goes into valleys and each Valley can only take

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you know a certain amount of the water.

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And

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you know, this layer, this layer of foam forms on top of the floodwater. Then Allah says what mean now you can do an ollie if interrupt your affiliate in omata zagadou Mithra There is also another something similar to that phone and allow mentions that it is basically

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it is basically when we want to clean and purify certain metals like gold and silver. Let's say you have jewelry and over time the jewelry ends up becoming rusted. Whether it be gold or silver.

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It forms a layer of

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of rust.

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So, the goldsmith What does he do?

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He puts it into a chemical or

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he heats it up

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in order to get rid of that layer.

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Allah says Allah subhanho wa Taala says here zabba dumitru

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that when you want to,

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when you want to

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basically when you want to

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make an ornament or a utensil, this is how they're made. You put them into

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into very very boiling water and into heat into fire.

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And it gets rid of the rust and the stains that are covering it.

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And so when you want to clean and purify different kinds of stones or metals, gold, silver, also crystals diamonds, what do you do? You boil them

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and then

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that that foam or that layer of dirt. It comes out at the top. If you were to boil it in a pot.

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If you were to boil it in a pot, then that dirt and that filth that layer will come on top of the water

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What do you benefit from it?

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you benefit from that layer of filth? No,

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you throw it away, what you benefit from is what remains at the bottom,

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the metal, the precious stone, that is what you benefit from. So you throw out

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the scum, the stains, the layer of dirt, you throw that out. And what you keep is what remains at the bottom, Allah subhana wa tada says that this example is just like, the example of the water and the valleys, and

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how we benefit from the water, but we don't benefit from from the layer of dirt and scum that remains on top the residue.

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And so, this is the parable, the example Allah gives us concerning

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the guidance from the poor.

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And how it settles in the heart of the believer. And so we have several lessons that we can learn from this parable. The first lesson is

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that, when the truth first comes,

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when the when the truth from a loss of Hannah who Tyler and his way,

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when it first comes, and it hits the ears and the hearts

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it is faced naturally it is faced with opposition.

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And this opposition is because of the shoe hat in the Shahada in the hearts,

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the hearts are sick,

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the hearts are filled with desires, evil desires. And so when the truth from a law comes, naturally, there is this resistance.

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And so,

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all of a sudden,

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people are resisting. And this is what we saw. When Allah revealed to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, how was it received by his people?

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It was received by them with resistance. Why? Because their hearts

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were filthy. were filled with evil desires and don'ts.

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Likewise, in every day and age, even in today's day and age

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when people hear the verses of the Quran and the message of the Quran

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and the Sunnah as well, if they hear of a verse or a Hadith, whether it be non Muslims or even Muslims today,

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because the hearts are filled with evil desires or doubts,

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what Allah has said what the messenger has said, is faced with the resistance. Why did Allah say such and such?

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This doesn't make sense to me.

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This goes against

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what I am used to this goes against my way

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this goes against the way of life that we want to live.

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This goes against

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my wishes and my desires.

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So you see the resistance

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and this resistance is there because the hearts are filled with dirt.

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And so just like the rain when it comes from the sky, and it turns into floodwaters,

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what does it do? It brings the filth of the earth, the filth and the scum that is

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that is on the earth it brings it up

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surfacing it to the top. So what do the people see? They see their the filth.

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What do the people see the see the filth.

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Likewise,

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when the truth comes,

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all of a sudden the filth comes out.

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The second lesson that we learn from this parable is

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that the truth will always remain permanently never to disappear.

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The truth of Islam The truth of the Quran,

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it will always remain permanently,

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never to disappear.

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On the other hand, false hood

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whether it be covered, whether it be misguidance

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deviancy

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whether it be in a

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visions, any kind of false word

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than falsehood is something that comes and goes.

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It never remains around forever.

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Yes, it may seem like it's here to stay.

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And its proponents,

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those who hold on to falsehood,

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they may dig it up, they may make it seem as if this false hood is,

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is the truth.

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And they'll deceive many people.

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And they'll make it seem as if this falsehood is here to stay.

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This is

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this is progress for us human beings. This is the only way forward

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don't make it seem like that. As if

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we have to submit now it's over.

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We Muslims now should submit, we should get rid of our beliefs, our principles,

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our foundations of our Deen. That's it, it's over

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progress means to leave our

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our backwardness behind the backwardness of Islam as they claim.

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And so they may make it seem like that, that that's it. False hood

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has gained the upper hand and it's here to stay.

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But

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the truth is,

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the falsehood

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eventually diminishes.

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And eventually, it gets washed away as filled and scum.

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It eventually gets washed away as filth and scum.

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Why? Because it doesn't have any strong foundation to rest upon.

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This false hood is just like these floodwaters.

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You see on top and you think look at how much look at how, look at how huge it is.

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But what eventually happens with that scum, that layer of dirt, the floodwater waters take it and throw it away.

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Likewise the truth, it comes and throws falsehood away as a law says, what

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was called rebel clean. In Canada huka the truth has come and falsehood has perished.

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falsehood is bound to perish

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and so never become deceived.

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By the attraction of falsehood.

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In this day and age, they have presented falsehood

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and Kufa in the form of these ideologies

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of liberalism, secularism,

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humanism, feminism,

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capitalism,

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atheism,

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democracy,

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they have presented falsehood and made it so attractive

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that many Muslims have fallen into their trap, to think that, you know, this is the truth.

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This is the only way forward.

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But the reality is

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that these ideologies are temporary.

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And one day very soon, they will get rid of these ideologies and replace them with something else. Why? Because that is the nature of falsehood.

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It is not something permanent, rather, only the truth is something permanent. That remains like the water that a lot compares the horror onto. It comes and it settles into the earth. And that is what benefits the people.

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The truth is what benefits the people

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the third lesson. And the final lesson that we learned from this parable is

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that

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the people who possess the truth

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we Muslims who possess the truth,

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we have to speak the truth

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and not care about what will come in our way

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and not care about who will come in our way. Because in the end, we are the ones who will be victorious.

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We are the ones who will be victorious Islam will eventually be victorious. And this is the promise of Allah subhana wa tada

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not our opponents. Our opponents will never be successful, and they will never be victorious even though it seems like they will be victorious, even though it seems as if they have already gained victory. Know the promise of Allah subhanahu wa tada is that the future is for Islam.

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And this is a promise that we have to believe with conviction.

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We have to believe it with conviction with the queen. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said Latisha Lupo Eva to mean Amati la harina.

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To omro law he won't ruin

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that a group of my own I will continuously be victorious,

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adhering to the truth until

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the command of a law comes meaning until y'all milk Tiana

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until the last day

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there will always be a group from this audience.

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Who are they? They are the ones who remain steadfast holding on to the Quran and the Sunnah.

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What this proves is that not the entire oma

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will be victorious in this way, but rather a group among them.

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So, we have to be from that group.

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The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in another similar Hadith latters allapattah xalapa if I mean Almighty God, he met me Emily la de la rue, whom men hodeida, whom ohana,

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Umrah, la he

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denies

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that my own that a group for my own

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will

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remain

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they will continuously

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carry out the commands of Allah

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called image m v m de la, they will continuously carry out the command of Allah subhanahu attallah

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laolu through whom and how

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they will not or those who let them down and those who try to harm them, or those who differ from them will not be able to harm them. Those who let them down and those who differ with them, they will never be able to harm them. Black

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men harder and harder.

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Until the command of Allah subhana wa tada comes

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and so they will continuously adhere to this path. Until yomo piano We ask Allah subhanahu wa tada to make us from among them.