The Weak State of the Ummah

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The recent events that have unfolded in different parts of the world where Muslim minorities are being attacked, marginalized and stripped of their basic rights and freedoms shows us one thing: the weak state of the Muslim Ummah. What are the causes of this weakness and what is the solution?

Jumuʿah Khutbah delivered at Abu Huraira Center in Toronto.
Date: December 20, 2019

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In Alhamdulillah

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when our Villa

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fusina

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Marina

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many years

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wash

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wash

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Rasulullah

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sallallahu alayhi wa ala alihi wa sahbihi woman

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Yeah, you

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know

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what?

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Yeah, you

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know,

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Colin said

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you sleep

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while

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warming up rasuluh circa 1000 avina another

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My dear brothers and sisters

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not too long ago

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a group of people got together

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and summons others inviting others

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to a feast

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saying Come, come,

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come and join us

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in this dish of food

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and so they came

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sitting around

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looking at that delicious food

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each one

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taking from it

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what satisfies him or her?

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My dear brothers and sisters.

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This event

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is something that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam prophesied

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1400 years ago years ago

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and so in the habit of so bear with the Allahu

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he says,

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that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said,

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you should

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you should

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come on today to Allah casati

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he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said

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that the nation,

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the civilization, the states of the world

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are soon to summon one another

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to attack you attack you.

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And then he explained how

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he said

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late people

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who are sitting around, about to eat and they invite others.

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They invite others to share their dish.

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And so some of the companions they asked the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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woman in

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will it be because

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of our small, low numbers at that time.

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So, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam replied and said

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Cathy young

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what I

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what I enjoy

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what

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I do?

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What I have to defend, you know,

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the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam replied and said, No, no, no, you won't be small in number on that day.

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But rather you will be many, many.

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Your numbers will be many, many

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Your population will be high.

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But you will be

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like this comes the rubbish

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that covers

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floodwater

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and then he still along with it

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and the loss of kind of which

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will take away

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fear of you from the hearts of your enemy.

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And then he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says,

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and a loss

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will cast

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into your heart. So, the companions they asked the Prophet sallallahu

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Yasuda

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Ole Miss messenger of Allah, what is this one?

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So, he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he explained it

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in the Arabic language basically means weakness.

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What is this weakness, messenger of Allah, He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said,

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it is your love,

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your attachment for the dounia.

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And at the same time, your fear of death, your fear of death, my dear brothers and sisters, this pretty much sums up the state of Alabama today.

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And so, my dear brothers and sisters this past week,

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we saw many protests in India.

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Muslims protesting a bill

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that was basically aimed at stripping hundreds and 1000s and millions of Muslims from their citizenship

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and their right to live as citizens in India,

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while granting non Muslim refugees who come from outside of India, who belong to other religions, Hindus, Christians, Sikhs, whatever it may be giving them an exception, granting them citizenship. But whoever cannot prove their citizenship, if they happen to be Muslim,

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then we stripped them of that.

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Not only that,

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but a few months ago,

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they started building a

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detention camp.

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Similar to the camp

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that we are hearing about in China.

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They are building these camps in India, to how these millions of Muslims who have been stripped stripped of their students,

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my dear brothers and sisters,

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this only happened

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after this anti muslim Indian Government saw

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their neighboring country

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and how they are free to do the same to their Muslim population in China, China, in Burma,

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and yet, they're able to get away with

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it is this humiliation

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and weakness of the Muslims

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that no enemies of Islam are taking advantage of today.

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And so they're attacking us. They're taking away our rights and our freedom.

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While the world is silent,

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and more so the Muslim world

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those Muslim countries are able to do something and yet they're

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not doing a single thing single thing. My dear brothers and sisters.

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It was also a few months ago, that the same

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anti Islamic Indian Government

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continued the plight

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of our Muslim brothers and sisters in Kashmir,

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stripping them

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of their autonomy

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and making Kashmir just like another Indian state. Although it is a state that is occupied by my dear brothers and sisters.

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This is nothing new, nothing new. But rather,

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it is part of a cycle of a cycle that continues.

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That started decades ago rather, centuries ago

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when the enemies of Islam saw

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the weakness of

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When they saw our humiliation,

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and our weakness, and so they took advantage of that.

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They saw our inability to defend ourselves.

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They saw one thing common, and that was that we had become distanced from our dealer.

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We had become distanced from our dealer

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and the book was sent to us.

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So we became weekend. And so they attacked us colonizing our land, stealing our wealth and our resources, dividing us into small nations and states and then making sure

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that

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we do not return back to our Deen because they knew that that is the source of our power our minds

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and our glory.

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barakallahu li

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what jacobina

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Hakeem aku Kohli has

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while he said he didn't

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know

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what to do

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hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen

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wa ala

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Hello Pauline.

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Wash, Ella, Ella.

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Mohammedan rasuluh sallallahu alayhi wa ala alihi wa sahbihi.

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Wa rasuluh.

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Mini.

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My dear brothers and sisters.

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This is a state of our own

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a state of weakness,

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a state a state of humiliation.

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That is not something

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unknown to any Muslim today.

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And it's a cycle that repeats itself.

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And so, the question that many

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is what is the solution?

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What is the way out for our own?

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What is the weight of this week's state of humiliation?

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My dear brothers and sisters

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The solution was mentioned by the prophet sallallahu.

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And so, one example of that is

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in which he says

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he was

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either

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What are we?

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What are we?

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What are rock

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solid

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lay on zero.

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Raja

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the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said

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that when when

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when you engage in aleena which is basically a type of forbidden transaction. It is basically an example of Riba

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when you engage in that

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and you follow for take hold

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of the tale of cow and you are satisfied with agriculture, all of these are examples, but becoming attached and being satisfied with what we have

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indulging in it and then

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and on top of that,

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you first say

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that

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When this happens

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when this happens, Allah Subhana Allah will send upon you a humiliation

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that he will not live with from you until

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until you return to your

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and so my dear brothers and sisters, the cause of how our humiliation is the fact that we have abandoned our Deen look at the Muslim Ummah today and look at how far and distant we are as an owner, from the deen of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And that is enough is enough, there is sufficient

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of a reason for why we are in the state that we are in today.

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On top of that,

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there that we have not only engaged in the journey,

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but have become attached to it

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such that

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we can never give it up.

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And this is something that was kind of what Allah warned us from

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adding more than one place in the Quran.

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Allah subhanho wa Taala

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becoming attached to dunya and abandoning firing in his car. What's the link between the two between the two philosophies kind of what Allah says yeah, you

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know,

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what is the matter with

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this is a loss of addressing

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Oh, you who believe? What is the matter with you

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that when that when the call is me, March 4 in the in the cause of the law.

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It's occurred to me

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that when this call is made, to set out and march in the path of a law,

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that you that you

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remain

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attached to the earth, you remain attached to your dunya

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and then

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bill hayati dunia

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Are you satisfied with this worldly life.

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And then

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he declared the reality

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of the dunya compared to the

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the reality

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of this worldly life that you have become attached to

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is nothing but small as compared to this thing that you are attached to, it's temporary, it's soon going to come to an end, as compared to the athlete that is everlasting.

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And so my dear brothers and sisters,

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or people

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who are attached to decide

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to go out

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and give up

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because that is the essence

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of

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the law. That is the essence

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of fighting the cause of a watch.

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No matter which kind of jihad it is, including defending the honor of the Muslims and their land.

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And so, when this call is mean, people

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they drop out under

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and they remember

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that this

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is what I am attached to.

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And if I leave it, then I will lose it.

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And that's what causes them to refrain from marching forward as Allah subhanho wa Taala mentioned in this.

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And so Allah Subhana which Allah He says,

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and so, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he told us

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that the solution is,

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it is

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in abandoning this dunya or becoming less attached to it

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and becoming more attached to the asset

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as the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam mentioned,

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what is this what is what is this humiliation and his weakness? It is

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Kokoro here

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it is his love for the dunya

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and disliked for death, because that is the essence of giving us

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dounia

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when a person

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he goes, and he marks for answering the call of a loss of kind of who he is, he is basically announcing that He has given his life for a loss of kindness. So he doesn't hate death. He does not dislike the death, death, but rather, he wants. But for what, for the sake of a lawsuit.

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And the second solution is to return back to our de

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todo de Rue de la de,

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until you return to religion, this humiliation will never be lifted from you. And so my dear brothers and sisters,

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the ball is basically in our hand.

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And the solution is in our house. In no law, hello, you

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had

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to see him, we hear this D in D O, Allah subhanho wa Taala will never change the condition of a people until,

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until they themselves change their own conditions.

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day in day out, we hear that the solution is in going back to Rd. in going back to the fundamentals. And so that's where it starts, my dear brother.

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It's not complicated. It's a simple solution, you return back to your dean, holding on to your dean, in every aspect of life, as individuals, as societies and groups. As long as you do that, then the promise of a wasp

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is to grant you victory, and to lift this humiliation from you and to put back the fear of us back in the heart of our enemy, the fear that they had of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam and his companions, that before he even reached the battlefield,

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that fear was cast into their heart.

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So we asked him

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to bring this book

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that

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we asked

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to lift this weakness and this humiliation

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from the Muslims around the world. We ask Allah Subhana who wants

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to protect and preserve the Muslims wherever they be, and to protect their honor and to protect their wealth. We ask Allah Subhana Allah to grant victory to his believing slaves. We ask Allah subhana wa tada

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to forgive us and to forgive them their sins and our shortcomings.

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Nina

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Nina, Nina

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in the casa mia curry booty booty Allah Allahu murrysville Islam well muslimeen

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well mushrikeen

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Allah, Allah,

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Allah

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Allah.

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Allahu Allah.

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Allah

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Fie Kashmir. Allahu

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Allahu

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Fie Turkistan along sort of

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almost equally mechanic. Yeah, yeah.

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Yeah, you