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Lessons from the Anbiya #06

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Mirza Yawar Baig

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Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa salatu wa salam Maharashtra philam da wa mursaleen Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa aalihi wa sahbihi wa sallam Josh Lehman Catherine kathira mavado My dear brothers sisters I am sitting in this very beautiful place Mashallah under this tree on the top of the other tree which is on my on my left

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there is a cardinal is a huge big red Cardinal and for some reason he's being chased by all the other birds so as I'm recording this you will hear

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the sounds when he clicks those are the other birds which are chasing the cardinal I don't know why I mean

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my knowledge of birds of this area is not particularly great so I must read that up and see why Cardinals seem to become a to be alarming for these birds. It's a magnificent bird absolutely beautiful. I remember

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in the beginning of winter we had this we had only one winter storm this time and I for one was disappointed but anyway it's we had this winter storm in which we had about I think 18 inches of snow so there was a thick carpet of snow everywhere.

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In the middle of that was this one morning I came out onto the front room and I through the window I saw this Cardinal sitting on a rock a little piece of rock protruding from the snow absolutely white background with this word blood red color sitting on on that rock. So while I mean if there was one time then I regretted not having my camera with me that was the day it was too far away for the phone camera to take any kind of reasonable photo so obviously that didn't happen but hamdulillah the image in my mind, you know that is that is absolutely clear.

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We are here in the last of the sessions on New Orleans Salaam. We did three of them before Ramadan and this is the closing one. And just a quick recap knowledge Salam is among the Muslim men are Rasul The Gambia, the five of them who Allah subhanaw taala particularly and specially praised. And they are new Ali Salam Ibrahim Alayhi Salam moosari Sara Ali salam, and mohammadu Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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Allah, Allah praise them particularly, and

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they have a special status among all the Ahmadiyya Muslim Noah's Salam story as we, as we learned in the last three sessions, is if there is one word to describe his story, that word is perseverance, absolute perseverance in the face of AR and over time that is unimaginable. I mean, it's 950 years I mean, just thinking about that makes you tired, right?

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I don't know if many of us probably can't even stay steadfast in something for nine out of a few days. But which is about two and a half years. But if you take moonwalk, Elisa Lam he states for 950 years

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to the extent that Allah subhanaw taala was you know, so pleased within the last rounds that I quoted him and Manali will also sorta know about him and

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quoted him and showed him as an example of steadfastness and perseverance, in the work of Tao. We also see from New Elisa ROMs story, what happens when you want to give Dawa so this is one of our other problems, which is that we are

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looking for results, we are looking for quick results Alhamdulillah I mean, I'm not against anybody being results focused, we should be results focused, but the focus of our results focus has to depend on the kind of work that we are doing.

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So if you are in something which is by nature,

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which has a long gestation period, then being in too much of a hurry about the results, does not yield any benefit because it just makes you frustrated because you're

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not going to see any result. Because by nature, that thing that you are focusing on, takes a long time to come to maturity and to show any signs of progress. So it depends on what we are doing. And here, when you are looking at the changing of hearts, you're looking at people changing their thinking, you're looking at people changing their mindsets, believe me, seriously speaking, if you can get one person to do that in your whole lifetime, that is enough of a result, one person,

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and I'm not just saying this for the heck of it. So then I'll leave it alone, who in the Battle of high bar in great enthusiasm, he came to me and he said, jasola, I'm going to go out there and I'm going to kill so many of these, of the of the enemy, soldiers, Adam said, him, instead of killing 1000 of the enemy, if one single one of them

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comes to Islam, because of your effort because of your data, this is better for you than killing 1000 of them. And that will be enough for you on the Day of Judgment. I remind myself when you that it is the great mercy of Allah subhanho data that Allah subhanaw taala didn't put a condition on us to say that you must necessarily Convince and Convert at least one person to enter Islam. If you want to go to Germany, if you can't do that, then you will not go to China, you will go to Jana Alhamdulillah, Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah, Allah subhanaw taala did not put this condition for us. If Allah had done that, what would we say? What would we say? How many people have even one person

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who came to Islam because of our effort? Right? So the thing we understand from Noah ceram story is to continue to do our work. And to trust in Allah subhanho wa Taala. And not to be within course, results focused in terms of what happens to others, but to be results focused in terms of what happens to us. So in the work of the hour, the key thing to understand, and the key thing to keep in mind is to say what is happening to me as an individual, how am I benefiting from this work of Dharma because believe me, the biggest beneficiary is yourself. The biggest beneficiary is yourself.

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When you do something with steadfastness, it forces you to study it forces you to read, it forces you before all that to make rojo Allah to make dua to pray, to ask Allah subhanaw taala for his help, it

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forces you and enables you to improve your own skills of delivery, your own skills of writing your own skills of communication, to become more effective in your work.

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100% of the time, even if nobody listens to you, nobody accepts what you're saying, still, you are a huge beneficiary of this work because of what you are doing. And you are doing that because you are put yourself on the line to say this is what I would like to do.

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And don't worry about the criticism many times people, this is one of the one of the sicknesses of our society of our Muslim society, that we are so quick to criticize people that just see any any scholars who's speaking or doing something, let him make one single mistake, one single small mistake that I just in terms of can be anything right small, very small mistake. And you will find that people will take time and trouble to criticize him, they will come and stand there they will, they will point fingers at him they will say all kinds of things, and so on and so forth. They forget the fact that the only reason they are in a position to say all of that, all of that to that

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scholar is because he or she took the time and trouble to study and to learn. And then they put themselves out there in the front on the online in order to teach you. They didn't have to do any of that they did not have to do any of that. Right. They could have studied for themselves. They could have learned they could have practiced Islam in their own lives. And they could have stayed safe without putting themselves on the line for you to take potshots at but you but they didn't do that. They were more concerned about you. And so therefore they put themselves up on the line. And this is what they get one small mistake and the people criticizing them. Believe me They are people who I

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mean I don't want to go into comparisons, but if you if you want to compare and those people compared to that scholar who they are criticizing, they are like dust, but they will still do it. So don't worry about all that. Do not worry about all that. And the only way to not worry about all that is to focus on who

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You are trying to please there is this beautiful story of.

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of I'm not sure I always get the names wrong. Well our numbers a beautiful story. It is either about as I said this Raman Shaheed

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Rasul Allah or it is about

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Abdul Aziz says Abdul Aziz, Rama to lay the hell be the son of Shah while you learn how to land it, right is what about one of these two great scholars? Well, ohana, that is not important. What's important is the is the story itself. And the story is that this scholar was speaking here, he was scheduled to speak in Jama Masjid. And remember, I'm talking about 100 plus years ago, right? About 100 plus years ago, so close to 150 years ago. So he was scheduled to speak at the damages in Delhi. And of course, it was a given who the scholar was, how famous he was. The place was filled with people that were there, they were literally God knows how many 1000 people who came to listen to

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him. So he gave this, he did a lecture, maybe an hour, maybe hour and a half, maybe two hours. You know, we tend to have, we tend to see in our country, we tend to speak for a long time people, people love long lectures. They don't like this whole soundbite system was not there. Definitely not that I wasn't even there when I was growing up. And even today, people like to, if you finish too quickly, if you finish in half an hour, people say, Oh,

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boy, he walked in, he was our Yakuza bolt they wish you could you have spoken for longer, and so on. So anyway, imagine that this lecture was four hour and a half or maybe two hours.

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All of these things used to be post a shot. So we are talking about now a shop. In Russia in India, it's usually around nine o'clock. 9pm. So two hours 11pm close to midnight, this lecture finished,

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shall we run slowly, he retired to one part of the budget. And he just had a few of his close companions with him. Uh, when a man turned up, and this man came looking for him. And he came to him, he made Salam and he said, Oh, my God, he said, You know, my whole trip has been wasted.

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So they asked him, I said, what what trip are you talking about? He said, You know, I came, and he gave them the name of some village, which was in the, in deep in up many, many miles from Delhi. He said, I am from that village. And he said, I had heard that you are going to be speaking today. And I traveled and it was a very tough travel. And I had this on the difficulty on the way and I got delayed. And I came here only only to listen to you. And unfortunately, I have come late. And now your lecture is over. Now remember, these are the issues I'm talking about 100 years ago, there was no YouTube uploaded on there were no recording devices. They weren't even any mic microphones people

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used to the lecture would be delayed orally, they would people would be repeating what they heard so that the crowd of many 1000s were still here. What this caller was, it was a speaker was saying even though they didn't hear the speaker directly. So this man now he lamented and he said, You know my whole trip has been wasted I all this trouble I took

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ciao.

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He said to him, he said, Come here, he said, You sit down here.

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And then he stood up. And he delivered the same lecture which he had given two hours ago to a crowd of several 1000 people, he delivered the same lecture to this one man with the same passion, same detail, same examples, everything. Now this man was absolutely delighted. He listened to the lecture with tears in his eyes. And when it finished it gets to that and he said May Allah bless you may Allah subhanaw taala help you may not always be with you, may Allah fix this, this deed in your heart, and so on and so on. I am making up these words, but I'm saying you know, he, he would have done all that he made a lot of dua for him. He thanked him profusely, and they left

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after the man of God, the companions of Abdul Aziz Dally around.

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They said to him, they said chef, we see an amazing thing here. He said, we saw you delivered this lecture to 10,000 people, well Allah, how many 1000s with great passion and so on and so on. And we know this is you know, when you have a whole crowd of people sitting in front of you to talk with passion is not difficult. So he said, you know, you delivered his lecture with great passion and all the DeLisle and everything else and that crowd had allamah and it had scholars in it. It had

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All kinds of people.

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But then his one man comes. And he's some random villager from some, you know, unheard of which was, you know, you don't know who he is and the understanding to some God knows, farmer villager. But you delivered the same lecture and we are witness to both. You delivered the same lecture with the same passion to this one man. How's it possible?

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How are you able to do that

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chapter on his algorithms a lot easier to them. He said, I'm very surprised you have spent all this time with me and it looks like you have learned nothing.

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This is Jeff Please forgive us. But you know, what, what, what is? What did we do wrong? I mean, why are you saying that?

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He said to them,

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that when I was speaking to 10,000 people, I was trying to please one.

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And when I was speaking to this one man, I was still trying to please the same one.

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As I'm repeating the story for you, to tell you

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how critically important it is for us to keep in mind, the importance of class, the importance of sincerity, the importance of focus, in the work of Tao, and this is what new Elisa was able to do. pyroxenes here he was facing a community which was completely hostile. A community that rejected him or community that did everything other than physically harming him. They didn't listen to him, they ignored him they insulted him they they did everything they ran away from him.

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And he mentioned is all of this to Allah subhanaw taala in town to call me Laila one Aha, he said, I give down to the to my people day and night, right. In the in the in the in the in the in sunlight in the night, I go to their house, I speak to them.

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In private, I speak to them in public, I do everything, they block their ears, they run away, they deny me and they do this. And this went on for 950 years. How was he able to do that? He was able to do that because he was doing it only to use the last minute. He was not doing it for name and fame. He wasn't even doing it in order to convince the people I mean Holla Holla. I'm just saying that even that would not have been a prime

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objective, prime objective was to please

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and this is a reminder for myself and you that let us and understand is that when we are given data, give our for one reason only, which is to please a lot of data to fulfill your role as an almighty Obama Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam thanks to which you and I were given this responsibility of conveying the beautiful message of Islam to every human being on the face of the earth. That is why we came into this world and that is why we are alive and that is why we exist and let us ensure that we fulfill that responsibility. Once that responsibility is over our as our accountability dollars mantra insha Allah is safe and we will be able to say to Allah Yara you are witness I did my best

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right

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and that's why I said that Allah in His infinite mercy did not make it conditional upon you or me to convince anybody unless you do your job Your job is to convince to convince well Marlena lol Bala old movie, that is your job can be convincing is for Allah Subhana. Allah.

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Allah, Allah.

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Allah said you cannot convince you cannot give it to whoever you like, Allah will give you that whatever he likes, and Allah gives not randomly but Allah gives you that based on the sincere intent in the art of the person to get him. This is the the beauty of it and hunger, this is what we need to keep in mind and nobody Salam is a is a beautiful example of somebody who did that, to a level of excellence. So now we come to the

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to the last part of his Dawa. When he has when he when he did everything. And he

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when he when he made what Allah subhanaw taala for relief from this test of his people. And Allah subhanaw taala inspired him to construct a ship. And so Noah Salaam has built the ship, and all through the building of the ship and a man is one man doings doing his work maybe well, and maybe he would have had a couple of ports. But other than that he's working on his own.

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The plan. Did he know anything about shipbuilding? No.

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Was he a fisherman? Was he a sailor? Was he the captain of a ship? No. Was there a sea anywhere in sight? No, there wasn't that he was on dry land. He was miles and miles away from any ocean, right? And he's building a ship. So he's not even. He's not even allowed to say, Well, you know, I'm not. I'm not a sailor and so on. But I live in a seaside town. So I see that I look at the sea every day. I see the ocean every day. And I know all of our ships door here is man in the middle of dry land. The I don't know whether he ever saw ship in his life or not. But definitely didn't build one. Now he's building a ship and he the the plans of the blueprint or that is being beamed down to him by

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Allah subhana wa Jalla Jalla Jalla in a way that Allah knows best, and he's building the ships. Now what does what happens? He only attracts more mockery, he attracts more people who are laughing at him, and so on. And all of this goes on. And so eventually the ship is built. And then Allah subhanho Allah tells him

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to embark on the ship and to take with him. The people who have accepted fifth accepted Islam. So he says walk out we'll have a shot on the Rajim wirkkala kabukiza Bismillah he Majora ha ha ha in Arabi LA for him. When he attacked God be him fi Mo's in college. He barely wanna know who nobuna who waka fi marzetti yagoona El Cap mana, wala taco mile Catherine. Now this is a

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is an amazing thing. how Allah subhanaw taala district is and we are a Muslim, we ask Allah to save us from all tests. But we'll test and Allah will test we ask a lot of zeros from the test. And Allah will test you and I will support you in the test but be prepared for tests. We asked a lot rantala exceeds again, we ask Allah to save us from his tests. Here is a situation where Noah is missing. And he knew Ali Salaam said to the people embark there in, in the ship In the name of Allah will be it's moving course. And it's resting Anchorage. Surely my rub is off forgiving and most merciful. And so it the ship sailed with them amidst waves like mountains and nolet salaam called out to his

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son who had separated himself who had not boarded the ship and he said oh my son, embark with us. Come on board, do not be with the disbelievers. So by Allah how Allah subhanaw taala tests we ask Allah to protect us from tests, my brothers and sisters.

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I remind myself when you

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Allah subhanaw taala when he wants to show his Holy Spirit, when he wants to show his power, Allah subhanaw taala does not change conditions in order to save who he wants to see. Allah subhanaw taala saves who he wants to save amidst the problems and the conditions that exists. Allah subhanaw taala did not save no valleys.

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By removing the strong and that didn't save nearly salame by giving him a calm sea to sail on. Allah is saying here. The ship embarked and the ship sailed on waves which were like mountains. Allah subhanaw taala to save rimal is Salam. Allah did not put out the fire. Allah ordered the fire to be the means of safety for Abraham Elisa Cole na, na Cooney, berdan wa salam O Allah Ibrahim, Allah subhanaw taala said we said to the fire,

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become a means of safety cooldown and become a means of safety. don't freeze. Don't Don't let him die, of course, become a means of safety for everyone.

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That's one thing that is when we make our brothers sisters make dua for safety. Right make dua for protection. Don't know you don't necessarily have to tell us weren't allowed to do that. Right? You don't need to do that. You ask Allah save me. Allah say my people who Allah save all of us, save everybody from the calamity.

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You don't have to give directions Allah do this, do that no. And also, don't be cowed down. And that's the main point I want to make Don't be cowed down by the enormity of the challenge by the enormity of the calamity by the enormity of the problem, because for Allah subhanaw taala is nothing It is something happening on a planet which is smaller and less than a grain of sand on a beach. What how difficult can it be for somebody who has that perspective of this world? Right? It is difficult for us because we are small and we are sitting here. It's like

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I don't I don't advise you to do that. But I'm saying that if you take an hand and put it into a teaspoon of water, and you're holding that teaspoon in your hand, the and is struggling in their water and it will drown, unless you tip the teaspoon of water, and the water is gone and the and walks away safely. So for the and it is a great calamity. But for you, it's a teaspoon of water, which you can tip over anytime you want. So for Allah subhanaw taala, when you make God, remember this, that, that for Allah subhanaw taala you and your problem are nothing, you are less than nothing The problem is less than nothing. If Allah wants to solve it is absolutely no problem. It's

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a code via code, Allah says B and it is. So as far as right now we are sitting in the middle of the

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COVID pandemic for Allah subhanaw taala This is nothing for a nurse manager to change these these conditions is less than nothing. It's just a matter of Allah deciding to do it, and it will happen. And that's why when we made big law with this complete and total yaqeen Allah subhanaw taala will this connection with Allah subhanaw taala when you make Do I have faith in the law? Don't make a glove faithless, you don't make the law in a way were you making a flower at the same time? Is that your art? Or I don't know will it happen will not happen?

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Why? I always tell people if you really think you're so weak, if you really believe this about Allah, and Allah will allow villalbilla if you really believe that Allah subhanaw taala can't feed you can't protect you can't help you Then why are you praying? Why are you Why are you worshiping Tell me right? Why Why should we can go worship well you think is powerful?

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We worship Allah subhanaw taala because of our our La quwata illa Allah, we worship Allah subhanaw taala because there is no power no authority no irata no COVID no takakura except with Allah subhanho wa Taala

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This is what we learn from the stories of the MBR a masala and this is what we learn from the steroid world Islam. So now think about this, that power is with Allah alone. Power is not in the way of power is not in the ship. Power is not in anything power is with Allah Serrano's. No no. So no one is a lamb, what did he do? He did his part. And once he had finished his part, Allah Subhana holdrege came into play.

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So the power is not in the thing, the power is not in the ship is not in the fire is not in the water. It is in the power in the 100 and the hammer and the home of Allah subhanaw taala. And the hook of of Allah subhanaw taala will come when you have completed your part. The flood of new Allah is around didn't start before he built the ship because Allah doesn't want to drown him. So therefore, until he completes his ship, the flood will not come.

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The relief for him and his followers from their enemies, the relief does not come until they have completed their job. Only when they have completed their job then the relief of Allah subhanaw taala comes and they are freed from the oppression which they have been undergoing. So the fire did not bring did not burn.

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The blood in the water did not drown lowly ceram because that was not the armor of Allah. That was not the law. So we must do our duty first and build our Ark.

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And then Allah subhanaw taala as hell will come now doing our duty in the face of opposition and hardship.

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And in the absence of encouragement, this is the test.

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This is the test right to continue. And that's why I told you the story of shabdrung coolala that the focus must only be one which is am I pleasing Allah and if I am pleasing Allah Alhamdulillah then things will happen. That is my Eman that is my faith. And there is no doubt about that. And if I'm not pleasing Allah then I must start to please Allah.

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How do I please Allah? My brother's Sister, please understand this right? Islam. There are no mysteries in Islam rasulillah salam broad Deen which is absolutely crystal clear. We know what is halal. We know what is ham we know what are the doubtful things we know what we must do with the doubtful thing which is to leave them there is no mystery. Fulfill your variety. Number one, do not make sure. Number two, fulfill your variety. Number three, ensure that your class and are the best and that you are fulfilling the duties towards other people who hopefully well. Right?

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focus on yourself. Just get enough to go to law class. Don't lie, don't cheat. Don't go harm anybody with your tongue or with your hand. Right? give people their rights. Do not deny anybody their right

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Don't try to take away somebody's dignity or their or their freedom. Right?

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That's it. I mean, this is this is Islam. This is Islam create goodness around you, wherever and however you might be. And if anybody transgressions against you forgive them

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forgiveness. Islam does not say degree but no, Islam says forgive them

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even where you have the right to take revenge meaning you have the right to retaliate, to forgive is better.

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So forgive them. This is what Islam teaches us. And this is what the Umberto mussalam stories teaches. And as I told you, the purpose of all of these lectures is for us to focus on those stories with the intention of bringing that lesson into our lives.

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So when no one is Alam built his ship, it was not raining. It was not raining, he was not on the seashore, there was no sea there, there was no, there was nothing to sail the ship on. Yet he did that because that was the order of Allah.

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When we follow the orders of Allah, even when they don't make so called sense to us, in our worldly context, we pass the test, then forces that we cannot see our sent to our age. But our first action must be to give proof of our belief.

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And the proof of our belief is in acting.

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Because we trust Allah. Think about this. How many of you have seen this scene? We have seen it seen so many times in our homes, you have a little kid, right? maybe a year old or something. And his father picks him up and throws him up in the air and catches him. And this kid is yelling with joy, that he's absolutely thrilled. And he's and the moment he fathers puts father moment his father puts him down. He's yelling at him as he is. He pulled his shirt and whatnot ever Daddy, again, Daddy again, Father picks you up and throws it up in the air and grabs him. And his kid is absolutely thrilled out of his mind. Another scene you see sometimes is the father might take this kid and

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standing up on a on a bridge or a high shelf or something. I mean, please don't do any of this stuff, right? I mean, I'm not advocating that I'm saying I've seen this many times.

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And then it tells the kids jump. And the kid just leaps is just goes off. He just flies out into the air. And the father grabs it. Now think about this. You get there. Like you get there. This father is a small little

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guy, five foot nothing. You know, he's like a dried prawn. When you get there, and you are eight feet tall and six feet wide. And you've got muscles like, you know, Arnold Schwarzenegger and whatnot. And you pick up this kid, and you throw, that kid is going to be screaming and crying, and he will be horrified and terrorized. You take that kid and put him on the on the shelf and said jump, I'll catch you That kid is not going to jump to save his life. That kid is going to sit there and he's going to get his head off. And you're going to call for his dad. He's going to call for his dad and his dad is such that you can take his dad and break him like this into the kid doesn't care

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what he knows his that. He trusts his dad.

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The kid when he's jumping, he is not looking at how strong is my dad? He is looking at this is my dad. You know what the kid looking at? The kid doesn't know that. I'm telling you. The kid is looking at the fact that this man, if it is with the last breath of life in his body, he will still catch me. He will not let me fall. It doesn't matter that this man is not as big and strong as other man, that big and strong. Other man has no commitment to me. I don't know him. I have no relationship with him. I don't know whether that man will get distracted and I will fall and break my head. But with my father, no doubts, no doubt whatsoever. That Allah Allah, Allah, Allah subhanaw

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taala I'm not giving you the example of father to compare with Allah. I'm just saying that question I asked myself and you is, what is my and your relationship with Allah? Do I trust Allah? Do you trust Allah? Sorry to ask you a very, you know, a direct question like that. But that is the actual reality. Do you trust Allah? If you trust Allah, then take risk on a lot. That is the meaning of our code. What is our code is to rely on Allah rely Meaning what? who relies? One who is taking no risk? Or one who's taking risk?

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who relies on the ship to stay afloat and not drowned? Somebody who's on the ship, or somebody who's standing or dry land. I am relying on that ship. The ship is in the ocean. I'm standing on dry land. Does that make sense? No, it doesn't make sense.

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reliance is something that happens after you take a risk and reliance is that in your heart, which enables you to take risk.

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Why is it that we are able to have because we have no faith in Allah? Because we do not trust

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in Allah when Allah Raja,

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please ask yourself this question Do I trust Allah? If you trust Allah then why are you afraid of the world? Why are you afraid of Corona? Why are you afraid of this? Or that political leader? Why are you afraid of of economic collapse? Why are you afraid of losing your job? Why are you afraid that you will starve and your children will stop, none of this will happen. None of this can touch you because none of this is bigger than Allah subhanaw taala

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none of this has the power to harm you. None of this has the power to benefit you. You are seeing harm in that and you are afraid of harm from that because you were seeing benefit in that and you are looking forward to benefit in that your your conception of harm from that is as false as your conception of benefit was false.

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It was Allah subhanaw taala was benefiting you via that means and it is Allah subhanho wa Taala which we'll see who will save you despite all of this that is the meaning of talk

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to trust and have faith when you cannot see Eman bill right What is it?

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I cannot see I cannot understand it. It is not part of my experience. But I still trust my rock jelajah nanhu Allah subhanho wa Taala Bula shield Karim

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that is the meaning of talk

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and this is what what Islam did so know Ali Salam trusted

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and he built the ship because his rep told him build the ship he didn't say Allah but there is no rain and there is no there is no ship to do what this is dry land and the seas 1000 miles away oh god knows how far it was right?

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So I'm going to build a ship Why should you please explain to me I mean, you know, I have to understand it is all this No, unless you build a ship you start building a ship.

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builder ship to ship.

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I last ran into Tolliver I managed to

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build my house, he built the house.

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Right? So first off, first thing to learn, follow the orders of Allah, even when they don't make sense. Our sense our minds, our brains, our intellect is too small to comprehend the hoodrat the glory, the majesty and the wisdom and Hekmati philosophy.

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accept and understand that fact. Islam is not blind obedience, Islam is obedience with complete and total understanding about who is giving the order.

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I obey without question because it is the order of Allah. And not obeying without question because I have no brains No.

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But when I have trusted Allah,

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then I obey without question, because there is no need to question I know who is giving the order. I no power and glory and majesty. I know his knowledge and his wisdom. And I know that he loves me and that he only wishes good for me. And so if he's telling me jump I don't ask how high I just jump.

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I don't ask why. I don't even ask how I he just jumped by jump

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is not blind obedience. This is obedience with complete understanding.

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And the stories of the unbeliever Sam all of them they teach us that when you have completed that, then action

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less than forces come into play that we could not imagine. Amaya tequila, Allahu Maharajah

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lo mein Hazel.

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Amaya tawakkol Allah Allahu

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Allah subhanaw taala told us, but conditioned our action must give proof of our belief. A brother or sister then told us what happened. The son in New Orleans Sallam told his son Come come on board the ship. Don't stay with the people don't stay with the disbelievers don't stay with the people who have rejected a loss of manual data. The son said I will climb a mountain and the mountain will save me from the water.

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And Newell ism said this day there is no savior from the decree of Allah except him on whom Allah has mercy.

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And then Allah said there a wave came and took his son and drowned him

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and then Allah

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When the flood was over a newly salaams ship had sailed and reached where it was almost reach Allah said or swallow up your water and all sky, withhold your rain, and the water was diminished and made to subside. And the decree of Allah subhanho wa Taala was fulfilled, which is the destruction of the people of New Elisa Lam. And the ship rested on Mount Judy. And it was said, away with the people who are the zali Moon who are the criminals.

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Nobody said I'm called with Rob gelato. And he said, Oh, Allah medalie, my son is from my family. And certainly your promise is true. And you are the most just of judges, and this is the test. And Allah subhanaw taala said, Oh, no, surely is not of your family. Verily, his work is unrighteousness so do not ask me that of which you have no knowledge. I want you lest you be one of the ignorance. After 950 years of effort, when one is Salam is making a DA for his son. What comes in the way the amount of the sun? Allah is not saying Okay, you know what your votes are. So even though your son denied me, I will give him even though your son was unrighteous. I will you know,

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as soon as Allah Salaam said to his to his favorite daughter, Fatima, Zahra Viola Juana

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he said oh Fatima, do not believe that on the Day of Judgment. The fact that you are my daughter will see you.

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It is you you will stand before Allah with your deeds. hamdulillah she was perfect. Her deeds were perfect.

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But this is a lesson for us. It is not because she was doing something wrong. It's the lesson for us to say that even if you are as pure as Fatima Zahra Nadella

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and even if you have that relationship, beyond which there is no relationship, which is that she is the favorite Daughter of Rasulullah sallallahu sallam.

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Neither of these things will help you what will help you is your own purity. What will help you is your own armor. What will help you is your own actions. My brothers sisters, the relationship of the believer is based on faith. Not on family not on race, not on tribe. No one is Salamis not disputing with Allah. He's only asking Allah subhanaw taala about his promise, which nobody said I'm believed. And Islam gives different definitions to words, which is salah and happiness, good and bad family. And Allah subhanaw taala taught Noah Salaam this lesson about Allahu Allah or Bara which is to love for the sake of Allah and to have enmity for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala.

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Now what is Allah immediately made Toba? And he said, Oh Allah, I seek refuge with you from asking you that which I have no knowledge and unless you forgive me and have mercy on me, I would indeed be one of the losers. And it was said to him Oh, no, Allah has forgiven you. Oh no, come down from the ship. disembark with peace from us and blessings on you, and on the people who are with you, and on some of their offspring, but there will be other people to whom we shall grant their pleasure for a time, but in the end, a painful torment will reach them from us. And then Allah does it till jammin

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baby No, hee ha, la cama Quinta de la Mola, and voila, como calm in Gabon?

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first bill in pre battle, Mata Ki, Allah said, this is of the news of the unseen, which we reveal unto you or Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, neither you nor your pupil knew this before this time. So be patient. And surely, the good end is for the Mottaki. And then as I said,

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first bill in Akiba will meet again, and he said, so be patient. And the good end is for the motorhome No, Ali Salam one, but after 950 years, so it takes time, it takes energy. And it needs energy, which comes from suffer from patience, which gives us strength. And the more we do suffer, the more power we get.

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And the last part of this is for us to look at the

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the action plan and say, as a result of this, what am I going to start doing that I wasn't doing before? What am I going to stop doing that I was doing currently? And what am I going to continue to do with consciousness because this is a good thing for us to do. I began with reminding you about this and myself and I'm ending with that which is the purpose of all these lectures is

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For us to bring bring about changes in our life. That is the core purpose the reason why we are doing these lectures and I asked Allah subhanaw taala to bullfighting this and Baraka to be pleased with you to accept your drugs to save you from all tests and to save you from all harm in this dunya la cara masala harana will carry while he was a big way with me. masala Curatola.