Be a Sahabi #04

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The history of Islam is discussed, including its implementation and use in the absence of the messenger. The importance of understanding the meaning of Islam and following the messenger Quran is emphasized. There is discussion of the confusion surrounding the names and attributes of lost individuals and the need for caution when discussing the belief system. The speakers stress the need for confirmation of the truth and the importance of researching and researching to determine if a statement is truly obligated.

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100 electoral

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level 100% on financial and Jimmy,

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either medical or Hamadan. Rasulullah sallallahu alameen wa now's the time what is Allah? Mohammed in solo Baba in your salon?

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Allah Allah Allah Allah now

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we begin the name of Allah, the Most Merciful the Restore of mercy all praise and glory belongs to a loved Lord of the worlds.

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And Dida was deserving of the best of thanks and the most beautiful phrases and we testify that nobody is worthy of our worship and our devotion, our absolute love and obedience with Allah. Without any partners, the true supreme king of the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was truly our Prophet, indeed our Prophet and our service and the servant of Allah and His messenger

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and our mercy that has been gifted to us by Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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Both in this world in the next

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we can send you to perhaps what will be our

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concluding session, or maybe second to last session in our below heavy series.

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And we said that the Sahaba, the companions, meaning of the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam were the Model Generation

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that Allah preserved for this oma

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to give us a real life example of how Islam is supposed to be understood, and how Islam is supposed to be applied in the absence of the messenger, right?

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So Allah subhanho wa Taala, aside from preserving the Quran,

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he preserved for us the detailed explanation of the Orion and that's the pseudonym, right, it's a fair way to explain it.

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And then he applied he preserved for us the record of the best students for the best teacher, right? Those that took that example from the sooner right.

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And they applied it perfectly as a generation, even though one of them is sinless, but as a generation, they applied it so perfectly, so that we would know how to understand the Quran and the Sunnah even after the one who received the Quran and practice that soon or thought as soon as I'd left some of the love on English.

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And so now we're going to put it into application mode.

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How are we now after the Prophet sallallahu wasallam has passed right? supposed to deal with the poor and the sooner

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we look to the Sahaba for that.

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The honey never bothered to discuss once or twice already. He said the prophets of Allah wa alayhi wa sallam.

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He gave us an exhortation and heartfelt advice that caused the hearts to tremble and the eyes overflow and they said O Messenger of Allah it's as if this is the advice of someone bidding farewell.

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They got a feeling that this is him trying to say I'm not going to be around much longer once again how to deal with he's gone from a long holiday.

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So they said vows in trust us to something you know a person when they're dying, they give off

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and entrustment a legacy that that needs to be applied after him like your will and your testament that legacy that and trust me that testament give it to us Oh, messenger of Allah. So he sent to them will sequel be seminary, Barack

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Hussein Obama de Paula was someone

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I can trust. You would be fear of above the consciousness of a mother tough love a love and to hear and obey meaning your leaders even if an Abyssinian slave, were to take control over you meaning even if in your ordinary days the person you would think one has the least right to be respected. If he becomes your leader,

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ruling by the book of a life he becomes your leader and it's been established already it's been settled power has been resigned to him. Then you listen you will be also the great chaos right.

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He said fair enough. Huma Jarosz min qu AR of T laugh and cathedra whoever lives after you. lives up to you many lives for a long time among you is going to see

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many differences. So, all those is prescription. He said file a can be sued and it was

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Rashidi, then the stem seek will be a while to La heterocycle, we have actually had been negligent, what year Kumar 2000. More for inequality that's invalid, he said,

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and whoever lives among you will see many differences, as we see. And so what you do is hold on to my example, my son, and the son of the rightly guided caliphs,

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the leaders of the Sahaba those that knew how to run things, after he was gone from the love of Allah he was.

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He said,

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hold on to that tightly, and bite onto it with your wisdom teeth, meaning really tight because he put it back there slips, it'll be a little bit torn, meaning keep it as tight as you can.

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And be aware, be aware of every newly invented matter.

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For every new matter in this Dina's deleting history,

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and we said that in the other hand, he, he said, My oma, he will see and it's many differences to the degree that more differences in the Jews and the Christians had, you will have 71 groups, the Jews, 72 groups of Christians 73 groups might not

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be all of them in the fire except one. They said, What's your messenger of Allah? He said, what I am upon today, and I was happy me and my companions, once again, he's interesting look to the companions. In another narration, they said, which your messenger Well, I said he'll gemera. It is the community. So what is the meaning of the word Gemma here, is defined by the first had the me and my Sahaba are the Gema. That's why when they went to the Sahaba, when the differences arose in the soma, and they said, What do we do? Is it stick to the Gemma?

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Told them? They said, but what if the chairman or the general body of the Muslims gets corrupted? What if the majority are bad? He said, then you stick to the gemera.

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To stick to what the gemera was upon, he said before they became corrupted. In that case, you will be the gym, even if you're all alone.

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So the real meaning of the word gemera, the general body of the Muslims is what the original body of the Muslims, that's the meaning of jamara here. And that's why we're studying the way of the Sahaba.

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And so what was the way of those who have been understanding the plan and

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I'm going to try very hard to break it down as simple as possible.

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And all help comes from a large surgeon but if you're able to understand this as a matter of a mindset for you now a rules principles in your head, be in Milan, you will be able to sift through any difference that will arise in the soma from the time of the Sahaba the generations right after them until the day of judgments. Because this is Islam are explained that Islam was the only Islam so it's the only one that's flawless. And it's the only one that hasn't mechanics, that's fine tuned, it doesn't have holes in it. So look, the original jamara of the Muslims, okay, they agreed on certain things, and they disagreed on certain things.

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So have even they agreed on certain matters.

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And they disagreed on certain matters. The matters they agreed on?

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No, nobody is allowed to disagree with this agreeing with that is an inexcusable difference of opinion. That's something you can't excuse.

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Because if they all agreed, and then someone comes later saying something new, that means you're saying they all agreed on something wrong.

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Or you're saying that the truth was not preserved? The Deen was not preserved for a moment there's a gap in the preservation, which is impossible.

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A loss of justice, where may you shafted the Rasulullah mimbar the maccabean Allahu Hooda winterberry virus Amelie meanie knew and he met Allah. Honestly he Genoa sad and we'll see whoever opposes

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the messenger after the truth has become clear to them. Okay. I'll come back to that part of the AI in a minute but and Oppo and follows other than

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The way of the believers

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we will leave him off to a tee chose and we will admit him into the Hellfire and how awful a destination. So we're obligated with doing what with following the messenger Quran and Sunnah. And we're also obligated with following the way of the believers.

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Now, if the believers are disagreeing, you can't follow them on the exact same time, can you? It's impossible, right? You can't do opposites in the same time. So this is must mean the believers when they are on one position, that position must be the truth. And you can disagree with it. disagreeing with the believers means automatically you're wrong.

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Also the

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Muslim and elsewhere

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mouth CPR injuries and others and gentlemen, he said sallallahu alayhi wa sallam let us no call to mean Almighty, I don't have to

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lie to him, man holla.

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Man, what am I

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different wordings this wording is a lot harder to select, they will never stop being a group of

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a parent upon the truth. They will not be harmed by whoever disagrees with them, or whoever deserts them, until the wee hours establishes the meaning of the heading.

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Until the affair of a law comes and other issues are resolved a cylinder sends meaning until the end.

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That means if the believers agreed on something, it must be right. It must be the truth. Because if it wasn't the truth, somebody would have stood up with the truth and clarified because there will always be a party of my own upon the truth. how it applies now.

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And so we need to go back and look at what the Gema the community of the Muslims was like what they agreed on first. So we say okay, this is red tape here. You can't touch this area. Right?

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This has to be the truth. This has to be the student this has to be the original sentence the original has to be the correct understanding of Islam.

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And notice that so I had it we started with just so I can connect the past with the future for you. One haddie says you're going to see many differences to stick to my sooner and the sooner the rightly guided caliphs. So the word student he put that on the side. The other hand, it says they're going to be 73 groups of them in the fire except one and it is the gym as a community. So the word Suna and the word Gemma that is where the concept of an Suna one Jemma came from you've ever heard this term before? What is an Lucinda? Well, Gemma, it's the people claiming to follow that had the the same.

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They are the people of the students. And the people of the genette Gemma mean the people that are trying to stick to what the Messenger of Allah was upon him and his companions, and the ones trying to stick to what the original body of the Muslims was upon their understanding of Islam. That's the meaning of ethnicity. Or some people shortly they called Sunni Islam.

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Some people they call it selfies love, right? I'm just telling you what the titles mean, I don't care about the titles.

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Because if these titles were obligatory, the dean would have made them obligatory. No, no, they're just the means to explain. Okay, if they don't explain or if the explaining the wrong picture, they give a person, don't use them. Don't use them. With those, for example, are called selfies. And where does that come from? The word sell offer means something has passed on I must speak so people are dealt an interest is if he stops by Allahumma. Seller belongs to him, what has seller what has passed? So a person says supposedly, I'm a seller, right? What he's trying to say just so we can have a bit of understanding about each other. Right? You never heard me saying it's right. But the

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concept I have to agree with he's saying, I understand Islam, the way that it proceeded the way the companions are. That's what he's trying to say, the back then understanding of Islam. That's what it means, right?

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That understanding is mandatory. That naming is not like you have to be an EU citizen. In principle, you have to be Forgive me salad in principle, but that doesn't mean you have to call yourself that. And it doesn't mean that if you call yourself that you're actually on it. Your obligation is to be on it. Not to call yourself anything. Sometimes these names can divide the Muslim sometimes in that case and say leave them alone. They're not helping. They're supposed to be helping, and don't use them. You know what it's like, why

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Some people think the names I don't want to spend too much time on it. Some people think the names should never be used as how long to use these names because they divide the Muslims.

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We say if the name will divide the Muslims then it could be hard.

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But you cannot say that any name but Muslim will divide the Muslims and it's wrong. You know why?

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Because Allah called the Muslims other than Muslim in the Quran.

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Allah says was Serbia una una manera boo hijo de la alonza. Right, and the first to lead the way from the migrants. It's a description of Muslim describing something praiseworthy, they did they migrated. And the answer and the supporters they supported the migrants when they came to Medina, and whoever follows them. Luckily pleased with them. But notice these two names Mahajan on saw when the companions used them wrong. There was a bit of

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a tip off which we have in the lifetime of the Brahmin sauce Allah. And everybody said, Oh, hi Janine. Oh, Ensenada, listen, you're my people. You're my plan. You're the Medina and oh, my God, Mexicans. He stood up and he says, awesome. You're calling with these calls of prejudice just because he's from your city. And he's racism, bigotry, tribalism, all that stuff. He said, I'm still alive, you already went back to doing that.

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So notice the title itself, I used it in the forum. There's nothing wrong with it. But when it's used to cause that, that's when it becomes jelly. That's when it becomes ignorance. But the point is, that's the word we're going to assume that came from the people of the sooner the understanding of the province. And the people of the gemera, the original body of the Muslims. That's where that name name comes from. Understood. Now, let's talk about what exactly they agreed on, and what they didn't agree on how we could benefit from that. So say, for example, the Sahaba. And the generations after them.

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They believe that certain things would you go out into, for example, right.

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They believe that that's a man faith was a belief statement or action. They believe that increased with good deeds and decrease with bad deeds. They believe that no person that did a bad deed would lose his Eman altogether. So long as he doesn't consider that bad deed holiday. So a Muslim has faith a believer that steals that decreases his faith, but it doesn't remove it altogether. Unless he says stealing is allowed in Islam, right until he makes himself an equal to Allah by putting laws in front of his loss. Should right

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and what they agree that if the Quran or the sooner

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call something disbelief,

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then it could be disbelief or sin, right?

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Like, for example, going to a fortune teller and believing what they say.

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Okay, that's just a bunch of things they believe about the man.

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They believe certain things about the names and attributes of Allah subhanho wa Taala. So they believe for example, the names and attributes of Allah

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are strictly textual, meaning you're not allowed to call Allah anything.

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But what Allah called himself,

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or his messengers, a lot more names that have called him right, or something that was unanimously agreed upon by the Muslims, right? These are often the beliefs of medicine or the Muslim Hana time. And when I was there, something he means it, you don't just suspend the meaning of considered figurative or otherwise. So for example, I'll give you an easy example. I was in SUNY Albany once, and the guy got on the microphone after me. And he was trying to speak to non Muslims, well, how great Allah is. And he was a physics professor. And he said, honestly, in my personal opinion, God was

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a mathematician before he was a physicist.

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Of course, he's trying to praise the last panel

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will also have I would never do things like this. And they were very strict about things like this attributing to Allah what he didn't attribute to himself.

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You know why? Because Allah subhanho wa Taala describes himself in the best way. And we're it not for Allah describing himself. We're not forever You would know what what is. You don't know a lot by logic.

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You can you can know that a creator exists, but you can't know who your Lord is by logic. So through revelation, we know that he has the most perfect names and attributes and those are it

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All right. You can think of a name from love like mathematician in your limited thinking you think it's good thing is a beautiful thing, mathematician was a genius.

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And you may not catch the negative connotation involved with the imperfection involved that a mathematician was a student once and then became an expert. He had a phase of trial and error for example, right? He had a superior ones that we used to put red X's on his papers, right till he got better. That's a side point. But once again, they agreed on certain ways to understand the names and attributes of a lost religion.

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They agreed on believing in, for example, destiny. So every Muslim bossa nova says, I met many of the companions of the Prophet sallallahu, Alayhi, wasallam. All of them would say Colucci, in

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every single thing is predestined.

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He says, oh, and then I met up to one neuroma or the Obama and Obama and he told me that they actually took this from the province all sudden, if normal said I heard the Messenger of Allah. Allah mahallesi Colucci in the father had the large Zoo and case, every single thing is by destiny, even a person's ability and inability.

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This one they agree on, that Allah knows things before they happen and nothing is outside of his will. Right? All this something they agree on. So the debate on destiny has no place in excusable differences of opinion, if that's your approach to Islam, would they agree on I can't disagree with

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that disagreement only arose later.

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In the lifetime of some of the younger folks who have at the end of their lives, or later on in their lives when they were in old age, it didn't exist them on this hive at all. So if it didn't exist, that means that argument can be presented, because if it's true, that means also have a wrong the whole generation was wrong.

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For example, so habit had certain beliefs they agreed on about this habit about themselves. They understood and this was the responsibility that without pride, they had to relate to the oma that they were the most superior people and the most superior generation, not out of boast, but because the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam said, Hi Yoon, se Peroni sumela de la Nuno. No, no. The best people are my generation then those that follow them, then those that follow them.

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And then a fourth generation will come that's lopsided. I'm paraphrasing the honey. Okay, there are mostly also in Bukhari and Muslim.

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he narrates this companion area that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Let the soup boss happy. Do not curse in salt, my companions, fellow Bella Dooku. Fellow and for

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men to be men, ma, ma, ma,

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ma, ma, ma, ma CFO. Do not insult my companions, because anyone else were you to donate the amount of holding gold ever seen. Guys, nobody has ever given that in gold. If you were to spend that in gold in the way of Allah, it will not reach

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two handfuls, right?

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It would not reach to one moon of what they donate, it will now see far more even half of that mini one hand.

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And that's why they also agree that the dispute that took place between the Sahaba was a matter that we're not allowed to speak about meaning we're not allowed to be judgmental about their positions. Regarding it. Yes, one was correct and one was incorrect. And one side was a little bit rash, but we are not allowed to judge them because of that. We believe that this is a was a judgment call they made and he had a discretionary manager they exerted their discretion. And some people were wrong and they got the reward for trying and some people were writing a double record. These are just examples of matters they agreed on. So we can't disagree on.

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There are matters and this is very important to know by the way of belief of our P that they disagreed on.

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Without condemning one another.

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Like what

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is happiness agreed on.

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No, this is not op eds.

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This one once again, is a is a judicial executive issue, how should we deal with it? Not a belief issue.

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The profits of a mavala who seldom see his Lord or not,

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right? There's all of the issues that he say Allah subhanho wa Taala or not. Right? There are some women that that deal with the matter in different ways. And they say they're actually not disagreeing. They're just, you know, if not best, and I should, there was a misunderstanding between but the point is, there is a difference of opinion, whether he saw his Lord or not. So the love audio system,

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and none of them condemned one another for it.

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Therefore, it's allowed to disagree on this matter, without it affecting

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our integrity as Muslims, our commitment to Islam, our understanding of Islam.

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And there are many others. By the way, there are many others that agree with it the issues, for example, for example, can a woman be a prophet?

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That's not the point, though. Yes. This is not a matter of each man. Right? Some of them have given the husband others, they were of the view that Mario Monti has seller. And as the Allah has said, Mr. profits, because they spoke to angels, and no one speaks to an angel to the Prophet. This is their explanation. The majority has some very strong evidence to counter that. But the point is, this is a matter of belief. Do I believe the hurt? Because think about it? If you believe that one of the profits is not a profit, you're a disbeliever. Right? Right or wrong? If you say for him is not a profit most is not a profit.

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This has nothing to do with that conversation. Why? What is it that made that disbelief when the oma agrees that this is Islam? And then you say, No, it's not? Then it could, it could amount to disbelief. But when the oma has forever differed on this issue, what are the implications of this, then we can disagree and be okay with that.

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Those are just some examples of things that you call OPT, even though they never use the word OPT either, which is fine. Once again, the term if it serves its purpose, and doesn't contradict the dean, we're fine with it.

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Now, let's talk about Phil, this is where most of the bait happens, even though it should be more important to us, right.

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But the filter is more important for us here now, because most of the difference happens on

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that's expected, you know why? Because even less we'll have you understand the subject and try to wrap it up in 1520 minutes. But if you understand it'll make you much more tolerant, and much more calm, and much more accepting of your brothers, and much more confident when you put your foot down, and much more confident when and not feeling guilty when you can be a little lenient to understand that you cross the T's and dot the i's, the issues of the ACC and the rulings.

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What rulings can we disagree on? We can excuse the difference? And what rulings Can't we disagree on?

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You already have the answer by the way.

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The one

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the ones that have a

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documented text in the Quran, this is subject to no discussion, because it has a clear precise

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Everybody will pull something out of the Quran support there.

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We said that's the rule guys would also have agreed on the Nets the ruling

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and what also have one disagreed on

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then the ruling is among their views. One of their views is right. You know why? Because if none of their views are right, then the owner was once again the truth was absent from the oma for a period of time doesn't work. We already agree that doesn't work it can happen for a minute can happen for the blink of an eye, a lot preserve this own for agreeing on false. If you study this fact, historically, it's miraculous by itself. A love will always cause to arise inspiring this woman even if it's an individual, right. But a group will arise to clarify the truth to the rest of the room. And that's why we say by the way in this in like we discuss Islamic rulings. The majority is not a

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proof meaning is not a conclusive proof. You're allowed to disagree with the majority. Right.

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Truth is not weighed by pounds and kilograms and

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And votes. Truth is not weighed like that. But you can't disagree though when they all agree. That's where you can disagree with each map as what's called the Chimera unanimous agreement consensus, international agreement is a better translation than consensus. consensus usually can mean a majority right then the government in other words, a consensus, meaning they agreed, you know, they agreed that our since the majority wants it will do will retract our votes. The word consensus us like that,

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but this is unanimous agreement. So now the Sahaba of the lavonne they agreed on certain issues.

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Like what for example, give me a fillip issue this I haven't disagreed on. Anybody have anything for me sisters have filk issue. So having disagreed on

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Miss elefant here,

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How's it

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But Forgive me, I'm gonna leave this example for a few reasons just to simplify and abbreviate. Right? I'm gonna try to use some simpler examples for everybody, including myself here.

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Quick, so some

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disagree on whether it's just like,

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like, You're bleeding, while just a drop.

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Got a good one.

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In local or international one, citing

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the fight we hear about every year, right? This is a matter that also have in themselves

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held in controversy, right? Meaning they debated on it, they disagreed on it. So this is something we call an excusable tolerable, legitimate difference of opinion, it's fine.

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It's fine. And that's why By the way, you should not expect that that difference would be removed. without there being a, an authority over the Muslims that can conclude the matter. conclude the metadata of the deed, he can't erase one of those opinions, they exist from day one. So what are you gonna do? One of them could be right, you can erase either meaning to enforce whatever opinion he believes is more correct. That's the only way to remove that difference, by the way. So don't be hopeful, not anything else, because the ruler has the right to enforce, especially regarding the matters that are affecting the general body to enforce his opinion on others.

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And before I get to a comeback to moon sighting, in hedge, Abdullah Massoud prayed for records behind the reef metadata for the loved one. So they said over Massoud, why when you believe you're supposed to pray to rock as you're traveling. Why do you pray for is

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that different is evil.

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Happy as men's the leader is the head of the Muslim body right now. And that's an opinion he believes he's not traveling, he believes he has a home in Mecca is originally Mexican. So that's the end of it. So I stepped down from my opinion, in practice, you can step down from what you believe you can't change the way your art fields. But within the legitimate differences, there could be some enforcement of one another, that's fine. That's the only way you can expect it to happen with moon sightings. That was a side point just as everybody can breathe a little bit before Ramadan starts. But the point of our discussion, this will have been different. And both of them had evidence.

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And it's very possible that their evidence is the same exact evidence, meaning they disagree and how to understand the evidence. Okay. So when more Are we on the

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of the web not best for their loved ones. Long story short.

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He refused to accept their moon sightings and we're having our own moon sighting.

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When they questioned it, why did you do that? Why do you have your own? Why don't you accept the sighting of morality the sighting of the lens of a sham grader

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Syria, not best knows in Medina.

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He said to them had kether Amar Ana Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. This is what the Messenger of Allah commanded us.

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So there are many different and the for email the different everyone's I think it's any different on that statement of is not best for one thing. This is what the Messenger of Allah commanded us.

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Did he command you to get your own moon sighting? Or did he command the sighting of the moon and you understood or not thus?

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Everybody gets their own.

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He didn't mention his exact words.

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So what was the reason for debate? There was nothing to split those two interpretations which one is right?

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I'll give you another example. In the Battle of Eliza during the lifetime of the Prophet sallallahu, alayhi wasallam. Right.

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He told them, allow us for Leanna Haddock

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in love,

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no one of you is allowed to pray us accepted better. Meaning Hurry up and catch up with me the fight is not over. They actually betrayed us we have to finish the fight up north in Barrow, Colorado with that tribe against that tribal leader in Medina.

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So those who have are racing to catch up with the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam asked when time comes in Muslim time is about to come in? Who said what do we do?

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So one group said the Messenger of Allah said do not pray us, except in bedroom for Allah. That means we are not allowed to pray out soon. Except in bedroom forever, even if we're gonna preoxygenation.

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And he said, He's trying to tell us your prayer is not valid. That was their understanding. Your prayer is not valid, except the devil in

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the other group said, No, he's just trying to rush us sallallahu alayhi wasallam he's trying to tell us Hurry up and get here before method, make sure you get here. It's still outside of time. I need you here fast. And so the group that understood that it wasn't literal, they prayed to us and they kept it moving. And the others said, No, we're gonna keep going. We're not gonna ask for prayers when we get them. When they got to the prophets of Allah or article cillum, he said to them, kealakekua Morrison, both of you have done well.

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What's done well, with this, you have to understand this means done well, meaning you did all that you were supposed to do,

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that you tried your best to understand what I was saying. And you held yourself liable to that you acted on it.

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And that one sentence has so much that we need to talk about I don't have time is gonna let us look,

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when there is a matter of excusable difference. It's about you not, there is no agreement on one that he or that had the means or what that ruling is, for a whole bunch of different reasons, or a whole bunch of different reasons, there is no agreement. And so when the matter of fact, there is no agreement on it between the Sahaba, for example, then you're obligated to figure out what's more, right. And then you're obligated to do what you believe is more right from those views from those legitimate views that have been agreed on the hub is here, right within those views.

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A lot. So it says in a seminar on bus around for the cooloola economy Masuda. Indeed, the hearing and the sights, and the heart is where I want to get to the heart, you will be asked about all of them. When you believe something is right, Allah will hold you liable for what you believe is correct. And if you could understand that concept, you understand what also happened took up arms against one another although they didn't want to. They felt like they had to uphold this right? This was right in his eyes. This was right in his eyes, without there being any rank or any malice any ill intent in their hearts. This by the way, you pursuing to figure out what's right is called HDL.

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Don't worry, we're gonna get through a lot of very important terms of the next 10 minutes. He had, like he had struggle he had means to exert your effort to arrive at the truth in this context. It's what it means.

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The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, when a when a person is passing a verdict, and he exerts he had and he's right, he gets Sue rewards Award for his research meeting and our award for his correct conclusion. Right and if he exerts his

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He had,

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and he is wrong, that he gets one reward because you did what you had to do. That's it, you'd exerted your effort. That's your obligation.

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So when does he have a different what the early was different, right? On an interpretation of something, you are obligated by Allah to go look at their evidences, to performance, the head means what to go research as best you can

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to see what is more aligned with Allah and His Messenger, what to you seems more correct. And then you become obligated to follow that, for interessato officiating. So if you dispute over a matter referred back to a lot is messenger. So this now we understand what to do when there's a difference of opinion? You try to figure out what's right, and whatever you believe to be What's wrong, right, from the scholarly views, it's an obligation on you to stick to it.

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And here's a few ways that each matter is absolutely right. Whenever we agree, here's a few things that scholars agreed on. Number one,

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they agreed that you're not allowed to go pick from those views, the most convenient view, federal shopping, right?

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Ignore the barrage mobile says the scholars have, as soon as I mean, the scholars that follow them sending up the companions, and all of them throughout the generations have already found madiga, Shephard and all of them and so on. They all agreed that the person that does that

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is offensive. He's a flagrant sinner. I mean, these scholars that disagreed on so much, they agree that if you pick based on convenience, not your heart believes correct, they all agree that you're a flagrant sinner, you're a major center.

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Number two, as chef, he reports, he says the Muslims are unanimously agreed that when you arrive at the conclusion, right, you exert your effort he had you arrive at a conclusion,

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you are obligated to follow that conclusion of yours, even if it disagrees with those more knowledgeable and more religious than you?

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Because you don't always hear the question. But how could this scholar be wrong? That has nothing to do with it?

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He could be wrong on 1000. He could be right on 1000 issues. And this is the one issue you're right on. If you believe you're right, don't consider who held another view.

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But of course, at the same time, it had that view has to have a precedent.

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You have to make sure someone said it. So for example, here's an easy example. Just to get like practical here, the way this will happen, we do things

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is covering the face for a woman, part of the hijab is an obligation, right? Everyone knows that the woman's unanimously agreed on that. But they don't agree on details. Like what for example, like the issue of the feet being included in that obligation to cover the vast majority they have

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them disagreeing on the face, is the face and obligation to be covered or not? Is that part of the job or not? So they disagreed on two views. View number one is has an obligation to coverage just like the rest of her body? obligation number two didn't know this is a a superlative aspect of the hijab, a recommended meaning she should do it. But there's no city not doing miniguns mister happens recommended. Okay, so let's practice now. I'm researching.

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This is I want to figure out if an above is formed or not. This is always asked the question, sister when you research, you're going to arrive at a conclusion. Okay, that conclusion you're obligated to follow even if it's not very convenient for you. It's not a game. If you start reading, and you honestly become convinced that the evidence of the group that says you have to cover is stronger, then it becomes obligatory on you to cover your face.

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And the opposite is also true if you read the research.

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And you know, no, I think the view of the face not being loud or not being necessary to cover is the stronger view it becomes harm on you to keep saying what you've been saying for 20 years that

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is that because you don't believe that. But you want to keep saying this. You don't want to change your view. Now. you're obligated. But there's a third scenario here where a person does their research and they come out like so many have come up on TV and they have PhDs and all that good stuff right and senior partners how long

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many have said this in this age. Wise look up how long because the words that matters, the newly invented

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matters in the deed. And the cop didn't exist supposedly supposedly This is their argument didn't exist. And you took it from the Jewish culture, some Jews were developed until today with each other in the Jewish cotton, you add it to Islam and adding to Islam is began with as Haram. So that is how

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I like that one.

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Right? That view cannot be the conclusion of your research, because we already said if they disagreed on two views, the truth has to be among their views, or else the oma agreed on wrong,

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you understand?

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So that's the issue which they had. Now, when you perform this HD head, and you can get to a conclusion, you're not allowed to enforce that conclusion on anybody else. Why is not disagreed on? Not, it's not agreed on? And not agreed on means it is funny. It has the probability of meaning this and it has the probability of meaning that like nobody should pray.

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And the majority of the issues of filk are debatable, because they're like, a person could ask Wait a minute, but why? What is the wisdom? Why did Allah subhana wa tada not make everything clear? God's Why did he leave things up to interpretation like this?

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is very beautiful on this whole issue. This is a very interesting subject, because if you study you'll be able to understand all the weird factors you hear, and all, is this selling out loud. Is this compromising? Or this leniency? Or like is this tolerance? Or is this you know, too much? He says what he said, and when you see the early Muslims,

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I'm just showing you that it's permissible to debate right? When you see the early Muslims

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disagreeing on a matter, like the moon sighting issue, like the default issue, like camel meats, breaking the rule, issue, whatever, when you see them disagreeing on a matter.

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And none of them condemning one another for it. This teaches you two things. He says, first of all, that in and of itself, is an agreement from them that this subject you're allowed to disagree on it. Right? Doesn't that mean that you're allowed? Or else they would have said no, this is inexcusable. So then disagreeing on a matter historical, and as soon as disagreeing was a habit that's happening that whole chain that starts to happen, and I'm not condemning each other, that means they've all agreed that it's allowed to debate on this issue.

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He says when Miss elata for Nia and that why can you disagree on it? It also means that they all understood that the matter was one it was speculative. It's probable that could mean this it could mean that and the majority of the issues of filk are like this

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That's why if you grab the books on each man like the book isn't the hasn't the book

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that they list for you the issues that darada may have agreed on the book could be like this fact.

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But if you grab the books on comparative filled the physical book on the books are like 16 volumes, 11 volumes 19 volumes that the mother had, why? Because most of it is like that. A person say Hold on wait a minute, but why is it like that though? Why wasn't everything pottery like decisive definitive every Why didn't the poor and say

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praying in the masjid is obligatory? Just for example, right and something indifferent on is it obligatory or not? niqab is recommended example, right? Why the camel meat does not break we'll do why didn't the French say that?

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He says really cool. He says and if a love wish, legend and Dena Powter, he would have made the whole Dean clear cut.

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But he wished to test you.

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Which of you is going to chase faster after the sooner of your messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam meaning who's going to stay up more nights and who's going to travel to farther lands to dig up in their investigation the truth

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because in this scale on the Day of Judgment, you don't just get weighed. By the deeds you do physically, your knowledge will have weight on the Day of Judgment.

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It will weigh in the scale it will make you heavy you will be put inside that scale with your knowledge.

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As many of us this is a pain of many are going to you yourself will be put into skill as well.

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So this is one thing so the scholars and the students and the people in general will compete

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Who's going to collect more of the dean trying to reconcile? That's when the evidence is figured out this issue once and for all? Who cares more?

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There's also another issue here, that after you arrive at the truth, are you going to accept it? Only Allah knows whether you're convinced up here now? Are you going to accept it? Or are you going to prefer config prefer convenience? Are you going to make your ego a factor? Are you going to pick on desires and claim and argue that? No, I'm honestly convinced of this opinion.

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Right? We will create it to be tested part of that test our desk in difference of opinion for that reason.

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Now, last thing I want to mention just so we can close and be fair,

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what if a person can't do HD head, he doesn't know how to reach I don't understand this stuff these calls talking about, you know, like, this is a nominal, and this is a predicate. And this means that and this is qualified and unqualified and restricted and unbound and absolutely loved. And we'll play them like, What is all this stuff? Right? That's by the way of the ways I love reserved the dean that he preserved every aspect

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and every tool to clarify to us the deen

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because it was not clear to us that it hasn't been preserved. So he made its clarity available through the science of ID right through the science of this through the science of that he preserved the sciences as well. What if I have no business in this stuff with this stuff, it means nothing to me.

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What's your obligation,

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your obligation is still to do she had I said, I can't do just the head, you can do which the head with the evidence is fine, a lot longer than you beyond your capacity. But you could still do it, she had mean you can exert an effort with the scholars, meaning what try to chase down the biggest scholar you can find. And if you really believe he's the biggest scholar, you'll accept his opinion. And you want to ask another scholar to give you something else that you don't like. So it's almost as if you can see it in two ways that everybody is obligated to make it the head, the head of the learning person is what the evidence is and tries to dig through the evidence to get to the bottom

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of it. And the head of the layman, the person doesn't understand the evidence is is he had this to pursue the greatest scholar he can find.

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or you can just see the student of knowledge researches and the layman asks your college to help not to confuse the terms, whatever. With the point, it's still your obligation to earn a victory good to

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ask the people of knowledge, if you don't know

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when the majority of the scholars not agreed upon this last point, but it's a very, very strong view that just close up the lecture. The majority of the scholars have 15 of their of the view that he had is divisible. And he hasn't he just said what in the world does that mean? That means you could be capable of he had in one issue

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and incapable of which they had in 1000 issues.

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Mike, I can figure out what they're saying on this subject. And this kind of seems to make more sense, right? So in that case, you're obligated to follow it makes more sense. But in most issues, I can't figure out what they're saying. So in that case, you just got to follow the scholar,

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the strongest scholar you can find, if that means fame, it means fame, whatever, that was the best way you could discern fine. That's that's your limit a level mineski more than your limits.

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And it could be the opposite as well. It could be that a person like a big scholar can research 1001 issues, and he'll have to follow because he had an all of them. But in another in one issue out of the 1000 he can't understand it.

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Like what? Imagine a scholar I don't know 200 years ago, that is an A master an expert in the sciences. But he didn't understand that smoking is dangerous. He couldn't figure out what's so dangerous about smoking in the lights. And then he couldn't put a federal about his obligation that one is to figure out a scholar to imitate a scholar. Why does he can't figure out the evidence again understand the subject yet. Right. He's never been exposed to this issue before.

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And with that, I think everything comes full circle. you're obligated to exert your effort to figure out the truth in whatever you can understand. And whatever you can't understand you're obligated to follow the most knowledgeable person you can put your hands on, and then you become obligated to follow them. That's it because you can't disagree because you have no right to disagree or LGB you know, researching investigating yourself. nor can the monopoly digitally the person who is supplied or is forced to his blind following because he has to he can't do anything else. You can't enforce that opinion on anybody because of a person making he had

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enforce his opinion on others, and the person is going to plead he can't No way. All you can do is listen to the shift applied to heard the shift, say that's it, you can't debate you can argue to shut your mouth because you don't know. Or I also you ask him the scholar, ask the people of knowledge if you don't know.

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And that would solve a lot of our debates because if everybody didn't know, just shut up, there will be much less differences, right or wrong.

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I know this was a very

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hearty talk and a wholesome talk. And you may have to hear it three, four or five times. But

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like many of the subjects that I choose for the lectures,

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I felt like this was like me being reborn, you know, hey, we are born again.

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Oh, so that's,

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this applies on every level. Let's say I understand Phil, cleanse Allah and sacchetto where I can't figure out the politics in the Muslim world does fit your obligation.

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If you can understand how to apply the evidence to this scenario, just stick to the scope, and you're obligated to stick.

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But if the scholar says something and you're positive the evidence is otherwise, then they agree you're obligated to follow the evidence, even if someone reads the new disagreement. So why why that way we've preserved their religion. This will also have on the students how they used to live their lives, they've preserved their religion without disrespecting someone that would disagree with them within certain parameters. Right.

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And at the same time, they didn't enforce what could or could not be their religion, a debatable issue and shove it down people's throats

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on hamdulillahi Rabbil aalameen and stop there.