Beware of Ar-Riya

Mirza Yawar Baig

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Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa salatu salam ala Aisha Philippi Eva mousseline, Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa nightly he was a new seller, the Steven Cassian cathedra Allah Tala who will live in a shaytani R rajim Bismillah Al Rahman Al Rahim are either lovey Yuka can see with Dean furtherly color the other audio team Wallah your hard drive that I will Miskin for a little little mousseline a lady in our home and solid teams home a lady in our home Euro now I am the owner mouth

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so the Hello holiday the My dear brothers, sisters elders

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I remind myself in you, especially as we are in the last 10 days of and 10 Nights around our crib, to guard our iPads

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to jealously guard our bad habits

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and not take them for granted and not lose the value of that Ibadah by doing something which has the potential of completely destroying it and totally wiping out you made the effort you did everything you needed to do where you were it was something but you need to travel somewhere you did that you incur the expense like our brothers and sisters go for ombre and so on in these blessed nights and days and then you do something where everything gets better.

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I remind myself when you Allah subhanaw taala said In the Surah which I decided so tomorrow all of us know the surah for why you don't lil masala in a loving home and Salah to him so Han Allah the inner home Yura own. Allah subhanaw taala said Woe to the people who pray

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it's like saying Shame on the people who pray, cursed other people who pray war to the people who pray strange people who pray, is not saying what are the people don't, don't pray, or to the people who pray, who delay there player. Olivia Norman salatu Ahimsa who? Who delay their prayer, why do we delay our prayer? For our convenience, there is no other reason.

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The reason why we delay our prayer is for our convenience. And what is Allah's Mercy Allah say what you if you do that, and then we'll live in our home and solid Ahimsa home, I live in a home Euro Oh, and they are the one who wants to pray to show off the prayer so that people will see them and people will praise them and their salah, there the kazoo and so on so forth, which is visible in the way they are standing and so on and so forth.

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My brother sisters,

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let me

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read for you some Hadith, concerning this extremely extremely important matter Rasulullah sallallahu sallam said in a hadith, in, in Muslim, and also in

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Medina, the Brahma hubba.

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Those are those are some say, what I fear for you the most is minor shake. And that is our Ria.

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Showing off, Allah will say on the Day of Judgment when he is rewarding people for their actions. Go to those for whom you read RIA for in the world, then see if you find the reward fit them. Go to those for whom you did react for in this world, and then see if you find the reward with them.

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Now react comes from ruya, which is to see and RIA is this.

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Feeling this desire in the heart that people must see me and they must think I'm a pious person they must think I'm a generous person they must think I'm a you know great and brave person and so on and so forth. And Ursula Saracen on call this ship.

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So as I said, I'm setting another Hadith, which is an evidence

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from the Hadees Abu say, the coterie or the alarm he said Shall I not inform you of what I fear for you more than merci had the gel.

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More than the jet I fear for you this thing more than I fear merci had the gel, it is hidden shirk it is a Ria. It is when a man stands up for prayer then beautifies this prayer for another to look at.

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In another Hadith, in again Muslim, Muhammad Muhammad

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In the lobby of the Atlanta who reported that wrestlers are Salam said Verily, my greater fear for you is the lesser idolatry,

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small idol worship and they said, you also Allah what is lesser idolatry

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Surah Surah Salam said it is ostentation it is showing off. Allah subhanaw taala will say to them on the Day of Resurrection and people are being compensated for their deeds, recompense for their deeds go to those for whom you made a show in the world. And look, do you find any reward with them?

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Even their boss or their land who said, or LEA is more hidden than a black ant. On a black stone in a dark knight area is more hidden than a black ant. On a Blackstone, in a dark knight, Markel vinyasa are the one who reported in, in Buhari In other words,

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he said I departed with a walker Sidious on their land who to me it was Sol Sol Sol. And Rasulillah Salam said, Oh, Abu Bakr, there is idolatry among you more hidden than the crawling of an ant worker said they heard the alarm who said is there idolatry other than to make another god alongside Allah?

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Let me repeat that. Beautiful Hadith,

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Markel vinyasa the alarm reported I divided with a worker Cydia for the landlord to meet as soon as a Salah and the soul was in a Salam said over burger, there is $1 tree among you.

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more hidden than the crawling of an ant, a worker a Cydia for the Atlanta said Ya Rasulullah? Is there idolatry other than to make another God besides Allah, or alongside Allah, La Surah Surah Salam set by the one in whose hand is my soul? There is idolatry more hidden than the crawling of an ant.

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Shall I not tell you something to say, to read you have it both minor and major. And he said say Oh Allah, I seek refuge in you that I associate partners with you while I know and I seek your forgiveness for what I do not know. And this is in Bukhari in a double move for

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Allahumma inni ow the baker and Oceanica bigger. Well, Anna Adamo was done firaga Lima Allah Allah

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final Hadees, which is in Tirmidhi, an essay and also in Muslim, and it's a very, very frightening Hadees

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if you have not been frightened enough by whatever I said until now, and that is on the authority of Ababa Delano, who said, I heard also Allah is Allah Salam saying, the first of people against whom judgment will be pronounced on the day of resurrection will be a man who died a martyr will be a man who died Shaheed

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he will be brought, and Allah subhanaw taala will make known to him His favours and the man will recognize them. Allah subhanaw taala will then say, and what did you do about them? The man will say, I fought for you until I died imata

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Allah subhanaw taala say, you have light you did but fight that it might be said of you. He is courageous, he is brave. And so it was said, then he will be ordered to be dragged along on his face until he is cast into the hellfire. Another man will be brought who studied religious knowledge

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and has taught it and we used to recite the Quran. He is akari and he's an adult, he will be brought and Allah subhanaw taala will make known to him His favours and the man will recognize them. Allah subhanaw taala will then say and what did you do about these favors? He will say Europe, I studied religious knowledge and I taught it and I recited Quran for your sake. Allah subhanaw taala will say you have lied,

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you did this. You studied religious knowledge and so on. So that it might be said of you, he is learned. And you recited the Quran that it might be said of you that you are Akari you are recited and so it was said then he will be

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ordered to be dragged along on his face, until he is cast into the hellfire. Another man will be brought, who Allah subhanaw taala had given wealth, Allah had made him rich, and to whom he had given all kinds of wealth, he will be brought and Allah subhanaw taala will make known to him His favors, and the man will recognize them. Then the almighty SWANA Wadala will ask will say, and what did you do about them, the man will set will say, I left no path untrodden in which you like money to be spent without spending in it for your sake.

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And Allah subhanaw taala will say, You have lied, you did that, but so that it might be said of you. He is Generous and open handed. And so it was said, and then he will be ordered to be dragged along on his face until his cast into the hellfire. And as I mentioned, this is in Muslim theory and on the site, we ask Allah subhanaw taala to save us from these calamities. Now, the point is this.

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You might say, well, how does this apply to me? Because my intention is good hamdulillah your intention is good, the intention of anybody who has a man and who has believed in the Day of Judgment, at the beginning of whatever riba they are doing, their intention is always good Inshallah, because that's where we start. The issue is not where we start. The issue is what happens to it thereafter. And we have two

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major enemies, which are worse than enemies who want to kill us. Because these two don't want to kill us. They want to L allow us to continue to live and to do things which will eventually end up putting us into the hellfire. And these two enemies, one is external one is inside us. The external one is called the bliss or cheetah and the one inside us is called an us.

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We need to fear them. We need to fear we need to be terrified of this tool.

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Especially of the nurse because the nurse belongs to us. It is inside us. It is me. Mine upsets me.

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Your nurses you

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did start Good. Then it goes. How does it happen? For example, you are a dutiful recite of the Quran you learn to recite. You will learn to recite in the different ways of recitation, you start your recitation with a class Alhamdulillah you're standing you are the Imam people have called you and they want to listen to your reciting. And you start your recitation. And as you start reciting, the thought comes into your mind, oh Masha, Allah Subhan Allah I'm reading so well. And all of these people are listening. And of course, I will come to that a little later. But let me introduce that which is the issue of social media. So now you also have for example, somebody who's got a camera

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there, their phone and this is now live on film, live on Facebook, live on YouTube and everywhere else and you say oh mashallah, there are all these 1000s and millions of people all over the world who are listening to me reciting this Quran Believe me you are standing on the masala and coveting shirk

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you are standing on the masala and you are committing shirt

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and do not tell me that this thought does not come into your mind or my mind it come I am I'm a demon. Right? I am an imam. Whatever we I recite good or bad it's for Allah subhanaw taala to judge but what I hate the Mammoth and the reason I hate him so much is because of this because when I do when I recite the thought comes into my mind

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what will happen

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the people behind me they might be getting more hostile they might be getting more concentration they might be getting more connected to Allah subhanaw taala because of my recitation, but I am committing share

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my brothers and sisters we need to run away from this

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what must you do first of all right that is the moment that thought comes into your mind immediately make us immediately make us the bar a beggar Allah subhanaw taala to forgive and inshallah Allah smart Allah forgives us, but like anything else,

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stay far away from this from these situations.

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Right? Same thing with charity. People will tell you no, no, no, you know, as soon as I said um, said give charity in a way where the what the right hand gives the left hand does not know. Right What the right hand gives? The left hand does not know.

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But people will tell you don't know, you know, must give in these fundraising.

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Fundraising gatherings. Right. Stand up and announce I'm giving $10,000 I'm giving $100,000 I'm giving a million dollars. You will encourage other people.

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If you give

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A million dollars how many people do think I want to encourage to give a million dollars?

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As a matter of fact, in my long over 20 years of experience in trying to raise funds,

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having people giving million dollars and announcing completely destroys the fundraising of everybody else, people will say, Oh, they already have a million dollars. Why should I give?

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somebody's giving a million dollars? What's the use of my $20? What's the use of my $100? What's the use of my 10? My My $500.

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My brothers and sisters seriously, don't fall into these traps. If somebody wants to stand up and encourage other people to donate by announcing their donation, let them do it. You don't be that person.

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You want to donate in the path of Allah subhanaw taala do it quietly.

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Don't announce to everybody and if somebody's telling sell selling the story, or what you see it and encourage other people tell him please

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let other people encourage. That is not I'm not Mukalla fun. This Allah has not created me to encourage other people. Allah subhanaw taala gave me whatever he gave me and I want to spend it in the path of Allah subhanaw taala as quietly as possible.

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Today

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I'm sick and tired of talking about social media. But social media is one of the biggest traps of shutdown.

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People take I was just reading this wanting

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notifications from the Harmon, where they have the the scholars with the Dharma and they are they are condemning and they are, you know, they're saying, why are people taking selfies? And why are people taking pictures of other people worshipping with the Kaaba as the background or the mercy that nobody has the background? Or inside the mosque is another way, and so on and so forth? Why are people doing that? This destroys the solamente. This destroys the other bids against the other of the Masjid. It just destroys the the sense of holiness about the Masjid. Think about this.

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When a person is worshiping Allah subhanaw taala. This is the most private and intense

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act of a connection between the abdomen Islam.

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Right, if I'm worshiping Allah subhanaw taala. This is my private moment with my Arab Gela DeLallo.

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Now there are two possibilities. One, you take a picture of me worshiping because you see the way I'm standing and so on. And so what I do not know you are there, you have taken a picture of me, what have you done, you have grossly invaded my privacy, which is illegal in the dunya. And on the Day of Judgment, it is illegal.

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I did not permit you to take that photograph, you took it. Whatever your reason, your reason is maybe a very good deal. Oh, I want to show my brother, I want to show the people. Wow, how beautiful my brother prays. Maybe your reason.

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Despite that reason, it's an invasion of my privacy.

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If you are taking a picture without asking me, it's an invasion of my privacy. If you asked me and I permit you that I'm coming next year.

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As simple as that. If you asked me Can I take a picture of you praying? And I said, Yes, please take a picture that is shake. The only exception is if I'm teaching a group of people or teaching a single person how to pray. And the person says, Can I please video this because I can't remember everything. I will take a video of how you're praying, and you are showing me and this is not prayer. It is it is a demonstration. Right? I'm seeing things for example, raise your hands up and say Allahu Akbar, which means God is great, Allah is great. And then fold your hands. This is a lesson. This is not worship. This is not I'm not worshiping Allah, Samantha. I'm teaching them how

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to worship. Now if that you can, if you are if you video that under no problem.

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Right? You can video that you can use it as a instructional video to show people but actual worship somebody is worshiping

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you take a picture without that personal person permission, it is a gross violation of privacy. And if you take the person's permission and the permission person permits you to do that, then he is coming to the show.

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Now why are you why are you aiding and abetting and helping helping him to commit ship

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taking selfies with the Kaaba as as in as your as your back background.

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Why, for what,

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again, the only excuses you are doing hedge Buddle for somebody else. And I don't know maybe they don't believe you're doing it or something. Right. So you're showing them

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even there what's the reason if you're going if you're doing this hedge for somebody else, they don't even believe that you did it.

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It doesn't matter if you did for them that they will see it on the Day of Judgment.

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I mean, I can understand you take a picture of the building of buses and above or something or build buildings of the Haram whatever reason you want to take a picture

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But taking picture of worship others or yourself I'm standing before the rosary This is the broader picture of my inner Lila who and this is this is disrespect for Mr. Salem. You are standing there with your back to the proper Salah Salem you're taking a picture start for Halloween

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same thing with the cover. We were supposed to face the cover right? Not with your back to the cover and taking a picture La hawla wala Quwata level and then of course all this gets posted on Instagram On Facebook And God knows where and and you think it doesn't get posted you send it to somebody that person posted.

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Please, please please please please.

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If you think you have so many good deeds that you can lose them that's up to you.

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As far as I'm concerned,

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we are all for kids. We are all for Cara

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we are in desperate need for the forgiveness of Allah subhanho wa Taala don't destroy it by doing something good by the topic of Allah subhanaw taala and then destroying it by showing off in one way or the other.

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As I told you

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this the the endeavors for the Lanois he quoted from from the Winston Salem he said Schilke is more hidden than a black ant crawling on a black stone on a dark night. That is how it is

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you might say oh no no but you have that's not meant as you don't even know what your intention is your intention to begin was good. How that intention change in your heart you are not even aware

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this is human nature.

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This human if somebody is telling me that he's going to stand up in a public function and say I am donating $100,000 for the building of this budget I am donating so many dollars so many $1,000 for the for for this brothers and if he's telling me that that doesn't affect his heart that that that he does not feel some sense of you know I'm doing something that he's a liar

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please

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save yourself

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the world I must say that your class sincerity of intention

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is like carrying a thick walled of banknotes in your pocket and you are going through a very very crowded place a railway station or a fare or something where you know there are big pockets big pockets are they've cased the joint that's their job now they are there to pick the pot What will you do in that situation?

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You have to pass with no way no other way. You must go through that place. What will you do? You will you will have that word of banknotes you will have your hand on that pocket the whole time.

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You will not let go of that even for a second. And that is what we need to do with our class. The first one isn't Bukhari and Muslim let it be one I'm gonna hop out of Delano hello is on Salem in normal ama Hello Binney yet

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the AMA is based on its intention in another Halley's

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slides are seldom said in normal Amaru Bill harati he said the deeds are based on how the end and Hamdulillah we may have started from John, whichever way we started it. But we are now in the closing part of it. Let us end strong that is instruct let us make a lot of is that work, let us make a lot of stuff well let us beg and plead to Allah subhanaw taala to forgive us and to enable us to end Ramadan strong, make a lot of stuff Ariella whatever I did, please forgive me, my knee and so on so forth. But I don't know what happened with whatever please forgive me, do not allow those deeds whatever little good I did do not allow this to go down the drain, because of my knee,

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a deed without a Class A deed that is done for anyone other than Allah subhanaw taala and Allah subhanaw taala is pure, he does not accept impure things. He does not accept things which are adulterated

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and the adulteration of deeds is a rare it is to do it with the intention of pleasing someone other than Allah subhanaw taala

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fear Allah and fear the day when you and I stand before Allah subhanaw taala and we find that our account book is blank. Everything is gone.

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We thought we did so many things. Everything is gone because of the of what happened to our Nia.

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Ask Allah subhanaw taala gelato to make this Ramadan the best of your lives. Ask Allah subhanaw taala to forgive all whatever we did, and to convert that into good deeds

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Ask Allah subhanaw taala to accept our Istighfar and Toba. I ask Allah subhanaw taala to enable us to do

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things only and only to please him for no other reason. Ask Allah subhanaw taala to save us from the fitrah of shaitan the fitna of our knifes and the fitna of social media and our phones.

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Please have ever sisters, shut those phones off. Get out of Facebook, get out of Instagram. Please do not record things that do not send them online and do not do online live recording of Salah and he says that please

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do not allow deeds to be destroyed.

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And if you find somebody doing that fear no one other than Allah stand up and talk. Because if you don't say what needs to be said, then you will have your neck before Allah subhanaw taala the Day of Judgment because that was right that was it. You knew, but you did not want that person. Because you were so afraid of that person. You were so afraid of what this person's bad opinion will do to you in the law when

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fear only Allah subhanaw taala displeasure nothing else. Nobody in the world matters.

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Except Allah Jalla gelato, whose opinion and whose pleasure and whose will is the only thing which matters. We ask Allah subhanaw taala to be pleased with us and never to be displeased. We ask Allah subhanaw taala to accept our deeds we ask Allah subhanaw taala to enable us to end this rather than in a beautiful way we ask Allah subhanaw taala to take us in from this world in a state where he's pleased with us and where we are in a state of worshipping Him and glorifying him Inshallah, or Sal Allah Allah Allah will Karim Allah Allah He was named Rama try me while hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.