Focus on the Fundamentals

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The importance of fundamentals in Islam, including fear and understanding of suffering, is emphasized. The "marvelous" transformation of Islam is also discussed, including the return of Islam to the "marvelous" transformation of people's perception, the printing and transmission of the title, and the use of Islam as guidance. Pr practices and understanding of Islam are also emphasized, with a focus on practicing and not just personal preference.

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Bismillah Al Rahman Rahim Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala Shara freedom BA with mousseline

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Allah subhanaw taala said in his famous items are of the mind that and number three, forbidden to our carrier which is dead meat,

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blood and swine.

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What is slaughtered in the name of any other than Allah? What is killed by strangling, beating a foul or being gored to death? What is partially eaten by a predator unless you slaughter it? And what is sacrificed on alters? You are forbidden to draw lots for decisions. This is all evil. Today the disbelievers have given up all hope of undermining your faith. So do not fear them. Hear me today I have perfected your faith for you. completed my favor upon you and chosen Islam as your way

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but whoever is compelled by extreme hunger, not intending to sin, then surely Allah is all forgiving, Most Merciful.

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Allah says I want to begin my

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lecture, the title which is focused on the fundamentals, with this beautiful light of the Quran, which is about the fundamental principle of the which is that Islam is a deen is a way of life is a religion that was sent to Allah subhanaw taala directly for us for our benefit. And Allah subhanaw taala chose it for us. And Allah subhanaw taala perfected it, and completed it and sent it and his messenger Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, his job was to teach it to us and demonstrate it to us. And he did that to a level of perfection.

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I have a friend who used to train pilots of fighter jets. I asked him what happens when a pilot has serious engine or other problems in flight. He said we tell them to go back to the manual.

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So asked him you mean while he's in a tailspin is going to read a flight manual. He said no. Go back to the manual means go to the basic instructions, which begin with an instrument check. Very often you will find a solution. And you go back to the basics. In business consulting also, we give the same advice. When we diagnose a problem with the business and are looking to solve it. We use a tool called Root Cause Analysis. Root cause analysis. We ask that we ask why five times? Why why why why why? So you ask why would an answer you ask why even another answer? So for example, say there is a drop in sales in his business. We ask why? And the answer we get is because we have too few

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salespeople. Why? Because they leave. Why? Because they're dissatisfied with the job. Why?

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Because they're not paid according to merit.

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Why? Because our managers don't go to the market and so don't know what the salespeople must face. So now this is the root cause the root causes, managers are sitting in their offices and trying to do sales by you know, spreadsheets instead of walking the streets.

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And so they don't know what the salespeople are facing. So when the salespeople are working hard, you're not getting compensated. And so they're leaving until the sales are falling. So asking this question, why five times takes you to the root cause of the problem, of course, you're gonna ask more than five times, but the point is that this is what happens. Or try this with any problem that you face, and you will get to the root cause, which you can then

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address today, for example, think about this today, we marvel.

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Now, therefore,

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today, we are living in a society, which is in a tailspin, and it is headed for a major catastrophe. The magnitude of our crisis can be seen in what we are most famous for, in what we spend the most money, time, energy technology, effort, brainpower and mind share on and that is, in building ever more powerful weapons of mass destruction. As a society, globally, our maximum investment in everywhere is a massive death, not in life. Our markers and symbols are ICBMs highly sophisticated planes and ships to carry highly complex scientific Marvels

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built at a cost of billions of dollars, created for the sole purpose of destroying life in the most massive way possible.

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Imagine how, imagine how the world would look, if instead of that, we spend the same, or even half that amount on providing free education, free health care, cancer research, we spent it on cancer research, we spend his money on poverty eradication, housing for the homeless, clean water supply, and to fight to fight global warming and climate change. I can add to this list, but this will suffice. People in the future will marvel at us. And they will say they are all that knowledge, and all that wealth. And yet they did nothing to solve the real problems of their society. But instead, they spent it on creating ways of killing each other, what kind of people were there? What kind of

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people were there? Now, that is how sick we are, as a society globally, that is how sick we are. And hamdulillah for Islam, because that is the marker of the Muslims,

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not the scientific discoveries and whatnot, but the ideology of the read and focus on the Accra. That is the solution. So my topic for today and for a couple of days, a couple of weeks is focus on fundamentals.

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analysis does. Islam is a religion, which is based on a book, the Quran K, which is the actual revealed speech of Allah subhanaw taala, our Creator, to whom is our return, as explained and taught and demonstrated by the Messenger of Allah, Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam who was sent for that purpose. I want to remind myself in you about certain Fundamental Matters in Islam, with respect to ALLAH SubhanA, WA, his book, and His messenger and the work of the messengers in conveying the message, these four things, these beliefs are fundamental to Islam, and believing them makes us Muslims. We ask Allah subhanaw taala to keep us on the truth, and to be pleased with us. And to make

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Islam easy for us. We believe as Muslims, that the word of Allah subhanaw taala the Quran is the actual speech of Allah, and is not a creature, it's not a created thing. Therefore, because Allah subhanaw taala is fully aware of his creation, in all respects, visible and invisible to us, past, present and future. Whatever Allah subhanaw taala commanded in the Quran is good until the end of time, and needs no alteration and no modification and no change. Number three, that whatever Allah Subhana Allah commanded us is for our benefit, and nothing that he commanded, can possibly lead to anything negative.

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Number four, we believe that Allah subhanaw taala completed the religion of Islam as I

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recited the ad for you, unless stated that in so many words, Allah Akbar, Allah La comida Wattman to Alikum Yamato what are the two la Kumari cinema de la isla completed the religion of Islam and didn't leave did not leave any scope for any additional completion or change.

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And that is why as far as the various Hadees which we hear in practically every Juma and every Masjid in the world, where he said in the US Dhaka lovesick is our kita Allah will hide will have you

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I had the Muhammad sallallahu alayhi salam

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was awarded more than a hula mother's at him with that Opala with that in dorada

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which means that the best piece the best,

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what is the word of Allah subhanaw taala the love of Allah. And the best guidance is the guidance of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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and the problems of the shadow Lumo the, the corruption in the matters,

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even in the matters is because of innovative things, new things that are introduced into the religion. As soon as I said I'm set Kulu with that in Bala

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all new things are be that and all with that

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are falsehood and

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misguidance are koulos Allah infinite and they are all in the fire in the hellfire.

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We ask Allah Samantha to save us from that.

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Number five that is messenger Muhammad Salah Salem was sent to explain and teach and demonstrate the way to live by the laws that Allah subhanaw taala gave us and that Mohammed Salah Salem fulfilled his role perfectly and did not leave anything missing for anyone else to complete after his passing away. Number six, he is Elijah did that based on the revelation which was sent specifically to him for the purpose of explaining a command in the Quran. And that is the Hadith, or sunnah. And that revelation is called were he Avaya Mutlu revelation which is not recited in Salah. This revelation, which is the Hadith and Sunnah also came in the same period as the Quran in the 23 years, and was

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recorded by the same people who recorded the Quran. When they recall what they recorded was verified by Mohamed Salah and he said himself and people practiced it in their lives. So it is incorrect, both factually and logically. To say that the Hadith there Hadith were only compiled a century or more after the passing away of Rasul Allah.

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If they are not being recorded, how could they have been compiled? So they were recorded, they were already compiled, other people came and combined them in different ways, and different forms. Sahih Bukhari did not exist, but this these existed, they had these which eventually found a way to say Bukhari came from where they came from the from the sahaba. They came from the companions of Salah, and none of them live for 100 years plus when Imam Bukhari was there. So how did how do you remember how do you find them because the Sahaba recorded them, they wrote them down, they had they were books, there were libraries of them.

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I will put out there I know had a whole room full of his of his notebooks. So there are many that people who recorded the Hadith, just like they recorded the Quran. Number seven, that Muhammad Salah Salem was the last and final messenger of Allah subhanaw taala and Prophet, he is a last resort and he is the last Nabhi after whom there is no other.

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Then we believe, number eight,

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that the Quran is totally and completely correct in every respect. And that denying or disagreeing with anything in the Quran, even if it is a single word or higher, takes that person out of Islam.

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Number nine that to say or imply that rasool Allah so serum did not do his work completely and left out some things in exploring the fundamentals of Islam, and to deny the sahih hadith of Rasulullah Selim takes a person out of Islam and finally, when something is prohibited in Islam, everything that leads to that thing is also prohibited. And the prohibition is irrespective of quantity, alcohol, for example, in by insurance are in toxic rooms are private and all kinds of drugs and all kinds of alcohol is a drug itself. So, all kinds of these things are private.

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Now, this prohibition is not restricted to what existed at the time of resources, but extends to everything since and it will extend in the future irrespective of what that thing is. And of the quantity in which it is taken. It is haram. So also gambling, and pork, and murder, and fornication and adultery and dealing in interest and so on. They all have, irrespective of the way they are done, or the amount to which extent to which it is done. Islam is a belief system. You enter Islam by believing and declaring that belief. You believe that there is no one worthy of worship except Allah subhanaw taala and that resources Allah is the Messenger of Allah, the last and final

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messenger. You believe that in your heart, and then you declare

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read it, you say it out loud, preferably in it before some witnesses, but even otherwise by yourself, you Sasha Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, ye shall do on our mother Rasulullah. So you believe that you see that. And that's how you enter Islam. It is equally simple to leave Islam by saying the opposite of this by believing the opposite of this, by in one way or the other, either directly or by inference. And that is why it is essential to ensure

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that we never say or do anything that contradicts or denies our belief. That is why knowledge is important. And it begins with fundamentals. To illustrate to illustrate the simple example, this issue of

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being careful with what we say and how we say, Salah is a fundamental principle of Islam and one of the five pillars of Islam, right? The prayer is one of the five pillars of Islam. If someone doesn't pray, he or she is committing a major sin, and they must seek forgiveness of Allah subhanaw taala.

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But if a person prays,

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but then says that the prayer is not really fault, it is not compulsory, it's option. You can pray if you want to, if you don't pray, it's okay.

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It depends on the wish of the person. If a person believes that and says that, then that person has left Islam, even though he may pray regularly himself.

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The fact that he has this opinion, he is exempted from Islam. The same thing applies to everything that Allah subhanaw taala commanded or prohibited. If a Muslim believes and speaks contrary to that, he or she risks, leaving the form of Islam. It's not just a matter of opinion, if the opinion of a Muslim contradicts or denies, what Allah subhanaw taala ordered, or his messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam taught, it takes the person out obviously, if not, if the person

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so therefore, if this person

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has done something like this, then they must repent, and they must seek Allah's forgiveness and reenter Islam. If not, and they die in that state. They would have died without Islam, even if they had been doing other prescribed things. Allah's rather I made this rule of complete obedience, very clear, in His love, selective obedience is disobedience. Not only Islam anyway, selective obedience is disobedience. And in the case of Islam, it may result in our Islam being rejected by Allah subhanaw taala totally. Let us remember that Allah does not need us Allah does not need as to Muslims. We are Muslim because our need and there's only one way of

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of being a Muslim, and that is to practice Islam completely, not partially. To give you two examples, Allah subhanaw taala said, Yeah, you are Latina, mono, or the whole office, you may have forgotten. Well, I thought of you who toward the shaytaan in the whole

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movie, unless we're interested in sort of

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all believers, enter Islam completely, and do not follow shaytans footsteps. Surely, he is your swan, any

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desire is addressed to the believers, who already believe showing that merely saying that we believe is not enough. belief must be demonstrated in all aspects of life, and not as a matter of personal choice, where we behave in a certain way, in one aspect of our lives, and then we behave in the opposite way, somewhere else. This is not accepted. In Islam. The word Muslim is a verb, it describes someone who is doing something and that doing something is to practice Islam, someone who has submitted to Allah subhanaw taala. Not someone who knows about Islam, no matter how much. For example.

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He has he is someone who has done hutch, not the bus driver for the judge, even though he may have gotten the whole circuit is time is one who fasts not someone who just knows about fasting, no matter how much it Musa Lee is one whose brain not someone who knows how to pray, but doesn't pray himself about selective obedience. Allah subhanaw taala declared very clearly, alpha to be radically Tabby will be valid

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again, do you believe in some of the some of the Scripture and you reject the rest? Is that any reward for those who those who among you, other than disgrace in his worldly life and being subjected to the harshest punishment, on the Day of Judgment, for Allah is never unaware of what you do. We ask Allah subhanaw taala for His mercy. Today, this is the biggest problem of the Muslims. Muslims want Islam in their choice of flavor. But Islam didn't come in different flavors. The beauty of Islam is that it is universal, and the same in every time and place for all people in every era. There are no Arab, there is no Arab Islam and American Islam and this Islam and this Islam and that

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Islam it is one Islam and all those who practice it are Muslim and equal before Allah subhanaw taala distinguished only by the extent to which they are concerned about pleasing Allah subhanaw taala that is by their Taqwa as the lowest amount of Syrians

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in the academic home in the lie at carbon in Allah, I live on Kabir. Allah Dennis is surely the most noble of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous and one will most has the most awkward among you. Allah's around data is truly all knowing all the way we Muslims are people of action, you're supposed to be people of action, we are distinguished by what we do. Let us focus on that because what we choose to do or not to do, defines brand value and character.

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Angela most more next Friday. For today, I request do I want myself? Let us reflect on what I have said and ask ourselves where we stand. But they will come when they will be when that will be where we stand will be the difference between Ghana and the other place. Ask Allah subhanaw taala for his forgiveness and mercy or SallAllahu ala Nabil Karim Allah He was a member article