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Live in Faith, not in Fear

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Mirza Yawar Baig

Channel: Mirza Yawar Baig

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Salam O Allah.

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Muhammad Rasul. Allah, Allah He

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doesn't even consider and kafir

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from abajo by the Brahmin sisters, I want to say to you, let us live in fit, not in fear.

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I quote from a wonderful piece by Ted bar, who is a writer and editor for White White Rock locators. He says, For a small amount of perfect for a small amount of perspective at this moment. Imagine that you are born in 1900.

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If you were born in 1900, on your 40th birthday, World War One starts and ends on your 18th birthday.

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22 million people perish that.

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Later in the year, the Spanish flu epidemic hits the plant

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and runs until your 20th birthday.

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50 million people die from it in those two years. 50 million in two years. We're not talking about positive case report about deaths.

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On 29th birthday, the Great Depression begins.

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Unemployment hits 25%. The world GDP drops 27%.

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that runs until you are 33 years old.

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The country, the United States nearly collapses along with the world economy.

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When you turn 39 World War Two starts and you aren't even over the hill yet. And don't try to catch your breath. On your 41st birthday. The United States is fully pulled into World War Two.

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Between your 39 and 45th birthday. 75 million people perished in that one.

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smallpox was epidemic until you were in your 40s and it killed 300 million people during your lifetime.

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At 50 the Korean war starts. 5 million people perish

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from your birth until you were 55. You dealt with a fear of polio epidemics every summer.

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You experienced family and friends contracting polio and being paralyzed or dying.

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At 55. The Vietnam War begins and doesn't end for 20 years. 4 million people perished in that conflict.

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During the Cold War. You live every day with the fear of nuclear annihilation.

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On your 62nd birthday. You have the Cuban Missile Crisis, a tipping point in the Cold War.

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life on our planet, as we know it almost ended.

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When you turn 75 the Vietnam War finally ends. Think of everyone on the planet Born in 1900. How did they endure all have that perspective is an amazing art, refine and enlightening as time goes by.

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Let us try and keep things in perspective.

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Your parents and our grandparents were called to endure all of the above.

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While you are called to stay home and sit on your couch.

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Watch the difficulty.

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Now let me add my own foot or to this. If you have been born in 1900 when they introduced conscription for World War One World War Two and the Vietnam War, you could have been conscripted and become a statistic. Or maybe not even that, because not everyone lost was counted or no.

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Or you could have returned in a wheelchair or worse.

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Ditto for Spanish flu and polio.

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I should mention malaria because many of us come from those places where that was the primary killer.

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You're worried about jobs today. Think of the Great Depression.

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an entire generation perished and an entire way of life was lost. And there were no welfare checks.

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job loss compensation.

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My brothers and sisters, today we are living through a unique period of history.

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We do not choose to live in historically significant times, we would have lived perfectly unremarkable lives mundane feature less and just plain dumb, but allows you to handle data and his wisdom and mercy chose for us to live through a period of human history that has already changed the world. And all those who live in it, and will be a watershed in the annals of the history of the world to be remembered, lamented on our but never forgotten.

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This year 2020 and 2090 are written in history. When people read history ages to come and ask, Who were the people who lived those times. It is your name and my name which will be record.

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It is our lives that they will speak about. It is from us that they will draw lessons for their own lives. Just as today, we look to significant periods in history, to give us perspective

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that has thank Allah subhanho data that he granted us this blessing of living in such times and ask him for the strength to do it with honor and dignity and grace with kindness and compassion with wisdom and sagacity. So that we live we and our lives would be good examples for people to learn what to do, and not what not to do.

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There are see what Allah Subhana Allah says, about seeking refuge in times of stress and fear. To seek refuge, we must know two things, the strength of the one who we seek refuge with, and whether that great one is interested in us.

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If the one we seek refuge with is weak, he cannot save us. And if he is not interested in us, He will not save us. So we need assurance on both battles. Unless your panel reminded us about who he is. His power, His glory, his strength. And he said, How do we learn even a shape on Friday? We'll listen up on some hour to an hour Buffy said that.

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Song da da lash yada.

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Um, I mean, what am I zero minutes

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Goofy, what Who am I? My ama boom, boom. Well, law will be matava who knows we

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lost around a data set which means he is the one who created the heavens and the earth in six eons and is established on his throne on the ash. He knows all that enters the earth. And all that comes out of it. As well as all does descends from the skies, and all that sense to them.

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And he is with you, wherever you may be at Allah sees all that you do.

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It is essential that we read the four iron

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that when we read the Quran, it is essential to allow the words to sink into the deepest recesses of our hearts and allow them to illuminate that space and drive out the darkness of doubt and fear and depression and anxiety and grief.

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Just as light and darkness are mutually exclusive. So are the new have the knowledge their fan of Allah subhanho wa Taala and all negativity. Darkness is the name for the absence of light. So also depression, anxiety, stress and fear are the names for the absence of faith, absence of the ban and absence of your key. The two cannot exist together in the same heart. The presence of one is the sign of the absence of the other. Let us check what is in our heart.

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Let us work on lighting the lamp of the nurofen Nasr panel that by recognizing his science in the creation around us and in his column

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ensure that our hearts are alive by checking to see if they respond to it. And lots of handle that identified the reaction of our hearts as a metric to judge the health of our faith, unless Ronald does it, in moon under Nina De Luca la vie de la Kuru home way that to Leah de la vida.

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To me,

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while I have been

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through a lot of antennas and said as well and five, which means the believers are only those who and Allah subhanho wa Taala is measured, their heart Shiva, with his all and majesty and glory. And when is is the four R's are recited unto them. They these if increase their faith, and these people put their trust in the rupture letter.

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My brother and sister, they remind you of myself, it is not how much Koran we know how much we study how much or how we decided, but what it does to us, that is the measure of our event and a cure for our stress.

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As we listen to the Quran, or recite, let us stop from time to time and ask, what is this is doing?

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is it doing anything at all? What does that mean in terms of my faith in terms of my humanity?

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There is as this question

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asked a lot of adults to fill your hearts with his glory and majesty which will automatically drive out every fear and anxiety.

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Ask what is happening to me when I hear this if is anything happening or not. Remember what Allah subhanaw taala said about what must happen is that happening, if it is May Allah grant you steadfastness and increase your yucky If not, what do you plan to do about that?

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This is more important than life and death is not a life or death matter. It is even more important that that unless you I know that I said I repeat this I have super heavy who are lovely

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to visit 30 a year I mean, Tomas de la la

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ya la Mama.

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Mama

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Mama yaku ma, ma, ma, ma ma,

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ma, ma ma, ma, ma ma, ma ma ma

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another aka said and I repeat this I wonder the universe of our world OPC DA

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DA

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DA DA DA DA Maya for you mean

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the Dominus Eva my goofy. Whoa Omar Kumar. univa. Tone will be ma ma una voz de

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it means, as I mentioned before, Allah said He it is Who created the heavens and the earth in six irons, and is established on the throne. He knows all that enters the earth and all that comes out of it. As well as all that descends from the skies, and all that sense to them. He is with you, wherever you are, wherever you may be, and unless Raritan a sees all that you do.

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Now brothers and sisters, Allah subhanho wa Taala told us three things in this ayah

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number one, he said, Allah is the one who created everything that exists. The bigger the small, the powerful and the powerless, the beneficial and the harmful, what we can see and what we cannot see, what we know and what we do not know the perceivable and and unperceivable everything created by Allah subhanho wa Taala alone. Number two, that he knows general General, whatever happens in his creation, 24 seven real time as it is happening. He knows all that enters the earth and all that comes out of it. He knows all that deserves from the skies and all that assumption to them. He knows because he is the one by whose order it all happens. Third thing he said that he is with you

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wherever you

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Maybe

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Allah subhanaw taala sees all that you do.

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There are three bases these days, these things are the three bases of our comfort, number one, that he is the one who made everything. Number two, he knows what is happening to him all the time. And number three, he is with us. And he's seeing us. What more can we ask? The question to ask ourselves, however, is, how much of this do we know?

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I do not mean intellectually, I mean, viscerally deep inside us with total certainty, which is reflected in our lives, not just believe alone, but true knowledge, that Allah is the one who created everything, that Allah is in control of everything, that he knows what is happening to it all the time, that he is making it happen, and that he is with me, he is with you, wherever I might be, whatever the situation, whatever the difficulty, whatever the is, Allah is with me and ally seeing me, as I have

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the knowledge of who Allah is and what he can do. Does it comfort us? We know the eye, but do but do. Does the eye have any effect on us? The key is that all this will happen only if you spend time to reflect and work on our relationship with

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the only relationship that is primordial and eternal. The only relationship that does not end with death. The only relationship with entitles us to His mercy and forgiveness. The relationship we have thanks to his messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in hos oma Allah subhana wa tada in his infinite mercy and wisdom, decided to create us and with whose followership he blessed us the the the the value of being an oma to Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam is something that you and I are going to see when we meet Allah Subhana.

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Allah subhanho wa Taala blessed us with thee with being the rheumatism of

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Mohammed Salah Salim is the one who spot is a template for us to follow to become otaku.

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Knowing almost ran out that knowing our relationship with Allah, knowing that Allah is with us, wherever we may be, has two major benefits. Number one, it is a shield against sin and disobedience. And number two, it's a source of comfort and confidence.

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It's a shield, because the world knows

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and feels his presence in his life cannot disobey, he can never look at or listen to or eat or drink or earn or spend or speak or act in a way that Allah subhana wa Tada.

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His constant focus will be on pleasing a lot of animals alone, whose presence he or she is aware of. That is the essence of taqwa. That is the definition of it is for the modality that Allah Subhana Allah promised, but why yet Attila JAL Masada Zhu min a lie. Well, Maria tawakkol Allah here

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in Allahabad, ambree, Khadija, Allah Allah who will equally shade

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unless there is a lot to agree, and whosoever has Taekwondo manual, then he Allah, Allah who will make a way out for him to get out of every difficult and he Jelena would provide him from sources he could never imagine. And whosoever puts his trust in Allah subhanho data, then he Allah subhanho wa Taala will be sufficient for that person. Verily, Allah Subhana Allah will accomplish His purpose. Indeed, Allah Subhana Allah has set a measure for all things.

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Rather than sisters. taqwa is the root of all goodness, that is reflected in our actions. That was not what we know. But what we do. That's why is the best resource the greatest wealth. That's why is the result. When we know that Allah subhanho wa Taala is the creator the door that he is with us wherever we may be. That's why we'll ensure that all our difficulties are solved and that we are provided from sources we could not have imagined. That is what we must work on, to become upon. It is those who Allah subhanho wa Taala addressed and he asked

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la sala because in

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what you have before Naga Bella Lena when dooney woman you believe in love from Allah whom?

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Allah subhanaw taala said, is Allah not sufficient for a slave? And yet they try to frighten you with those imaginary things they worship besides a lot of annata but he whom Allah leaves to go astray, can never find any guide. My brother, sister, the asker myself, is Allah enough for us? What do you think? Who then are we afraid of? What then are we afraid of? We know allies with us. We know that to him is our turn. We know that He is the Most Merciful, most forgiving.

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My brothers and sisters, let us live as those who know Allah, recognize a lot. have a relationship with Allah and look forward to meeting with Allah Subhana Allah and have total faith and trust in Allah subhanho wa Taala

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that is live as a true followers of Muhammad Rasul Allah is Allah Allah you it was that was said, By Whose name by association with whose name as the mouthpiece of Amazon center, we will be called forth on the day of gentlemen to stand before us.

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Let us live as role models for others, showing them how to live with dignity and grace with compassion and courage, with fortitude and strength in times of hardship and danger. Let us use these times to get closer to Allah

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and to increase our reliance on him. Let us deal with faith. Not fear

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he was abused me.

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