Mohammad Elshinawy – Quran’s Unique Potency

Mohammad Elshinawy
AI: Summary © The speakers discuss the origins and impact of the Quran on people's political and cultural experiences, as well as the historical backstory of Omar and the potential for science and medicine to change people's lives. They also touch on the use of "has" in Islamic culture and the historical backstory of Omar, including the use of "has" to describe situations and people. The discussion also touches on the history of Islam, including the conflict between the Prophet Alayshi and the Prophet Omar, and the use of "Cloud chasing thumbnails" on YouTube to advertise one's spiritual well-being and fulfillment.
AI: Transcript ©
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hamdulillah salatu salam ala Rasulillah ala alihi wa sahbihi wa Germain we begin the name of Allah All Praise and Glory be to Allah and man's finest peace and blessings be upon His messenger Muhammad and his family and his companions and all those who tread his path. We ask Allah azza wa jal to make all of our actions righteous, and make them sincerely for his sake and not to allow any of his creation a share of our intentions Allah Mermin

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mouth Allah azza wa jal purify our hearts and purify our homes and sharpen our minds and better our deeds

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and deliver us to the month of Ramadan Allahumma Amin.

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So we continue in sha Allah, with our third and final discussion in this series, at least, on the miraculous nature of the Quran, what makes the Quran so miraculous, so clearly, a book from another world so clearly the book of Allah that He miraculously brought into our world subhanho wa Taala and we spoke about the Quran.

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As a miracle in terms of its linguistic wonder, it being a linguistic masterpiece that is not just unparalleled, but unexplainable. And then we spoke about the Quran, in terms of it being a historical wonder, historical mystery, how did all of the lost history that we are continuing to slowly come across bits at a time for 1500 years, all exists there with such surgical accuracy in the Quran. Tonight, I just wanted to cover

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three subsets.

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To complete our our tour of the miraculous nature of the Quran. The first of them is the preservation of the Quran that the Quran was preserved and remains perfectly intact. From the moment Jabril alayhi salam spoke to our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, until this very last prayer that you heard the Quran recited in and until the end of time forever long Allah azza wa jal wishes for the Quran to remain.

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How does that prove that the Quran is from Allah? That's the question.

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How is the preservation of the Quran? A proof of its divine origins?

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So it's the only book that's preserved. Okay.

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And Allah foretold this in the Quran. So it is of the prophecies about the future that you find in the Quran, the fact that the Quran will remain untouched. Allah azza wa jal said, and so then higit

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in an ohana, Zelina vichara in LA Hola, haffi Lune. It is us. We are the ones who sent down this great reminder. And we are the ones that are going to protect it.

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You know, some people say you claim the books before the Quran have become distorted. And we say no, you claim this as well. This is something agreed upon by us and you

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would then they come back and say no, but sort of the message is sort of there even if it's in the words of man, God must you're saying God can't preserve his message? No, that's not the case. We are not saying God cannot preserve his message. We are saying God never intended to preserve the previous messages. You're projecting this assumption about God, that He promised to keep those books intact. He did not Subhanallah he entrusted the previous books to the previous nations to protect them. And they failed. They distorted them for political expediency for convenience for the distorted them, they change them right or wrong. And this OMA fell into almost every single hole

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that Ben was right, it would fall into the Prophet alayhi salatu salam told us that would happen except the distortion of our book, not because like because we're superhuman OMA, but because Allah said this book on protecting it. Yes, he protected it through human means, but he has assigned to himself guaranteed himself that it would be protected. subhanho wa Taala because there will be no other it was intended as the permanent miracle, the miracle of all miracles, the timeless one.

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And so Allah foretold this would happen and unlike all the other books, it actually did happen. Right?

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When Zelda alayka keytab letter

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see to whom he said to the Prophet alayhi salatu salam ala Hadith in Bukhari, and I revealed to you a book that the water of the oceans cannot wash away. Why can't the water of the oceans washed away?

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Ha, it's not just in in the ink that goes in the paper is carved into the hearts of the believers, and we'll come back to this point.

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But when you compare the Quran,

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to the previous scriptures, or any form of writing, in the past, or any form of even recital of the past, should it be expected to be preserved? No, because nothing else was preserved. That's the idea. The Quran should not be expected to have survived this long period, because nothing else did. Is that clear? And the Quran was primarily taught orally and not written down, which makes it even harder, right? And the Quran was decentralized, meaning there isn't necessarily one central party that issues, you know, certification that, you know, the Quran, this sort of spread organically, you just need to imagine the people came to the Prophet SAW Salem, or they came to the sahaba. After the

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Prophet SAW Salem, they learned some Quran from them, right? They go back to their families, teach them their families, teach those after them, and it continues to get passed on open source, they say technology right or, or in software, that should lessen the likelihood of it being preserved, not written, but oral. Right. And there is no centralization of it to ensure you know, it's going to be passed on. And then it's all still the same version. How

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you know, some people say no, but you have discrepancies in your Quran. You have Korat? Well, first of all, these are not discrepancies that there are ad or Omar brought demands, the Prophet SAW, Selim said, Hey, he's not reciting it the way I recited, he said, this is correct. And this is correct. So the Quran were approved by the Prophet alayhi salaatu wa salaam without getting into the details of the differences between the Quran and I heard often just, is there variation? Yes, there is variation. Is this variation arbitrary? No, it's not. But I want to just tell you, for argument's sake, can you imagine there was an open ended license? Like when someone says, Yeah, but you guys

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went off into your own different karate sightings or recitations of the Quran? Shouldn't that mean that the Quran is even less regulated now, is even greater expectation that it would get lost, if everyone's allowed to sort of do their own thing a little bit. You know, that would mean and we always tell people just play telephone, you know, you give someone a sentence and you let it pass by the room. It's never the same sentence when it gets to the end of the room. And so the issue of the Quran having slight, nuanced compatible, but variations in Quran should make it even less likely for us to expect the Quran to be preserved. And yet it was the fact that there's 10 Quran and not

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10,000. Right? It shouldn't be 10,000. It starts at 10 in the Prophet prophetic era, right.

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And, you know, some people also say like that there, but there are conflicting manuscripts.

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And if you rummage online, you may find some, you know, claims to conflicting manuscripts.

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So, what if there are conflicting manuscripts? What do I mean by that? The concept of a person making a mistake when writing when writing

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exists, even in the age of editing and you have Grammarly, and you have t nine or whatever technology's checking our text messages these days, and we're still saying embarrassing things and hitting send by accident, right or wrong. And so 1500 years ago, that someone miss writing something accidentally, does not mean there's another variation of the Quran now, right?

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And this is no different by the way, this is no different than

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someone making a pronunciation error in the recitation of the Quran. Because again, imagine decentralized I heard the prophesy some say something, I wrote it down, I was distracted or some ink splattered for an extra.if they were that dots in that time. Think of the amount of things that could just generally go wrong. And this is why

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this is why people say and that, you know, they misunderstand the issue of,

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of the central authority, the Khalifa, man Well, the Allahu Allah when he burned the other manuscripts of the Quran, when he at a later time provided official copies to every city. So basically, the the most common

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But 10 to reciters when a lot of them died in a battle.

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So DF had Zaid compiled the Quran from people who memorized it. Okay, this is just a brief overview for the sake of the preservation, and then it was kept with him or the Allahu Anhu. And then when he died with obok, the one who commissioned it, and then it was inherited by Omar Abdullah Juan and then it was inherited by Hafsa Radi Allahu Allah and then Earth man Radi Allahu Allah and he asked have suffered her copy so I can make copies and put them in every major city so that people and their personal copies can reference did I get that right? And then people started only making copies now from the one that is the official copy in the in the central Masjid of every big city, then they

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were called people imagine if like, all you Muslims, burned all the other copies? No, no, no, this is impossible, because he didn't have to burn a whole lot of people who had copies in their hearts. This is not allowed to happen. People volunteered to give up their copies, just in case there was a discrepancy, they were called to do it. And even Abdullah had Moscato. The lawyer initially had some resistance. But even he agreed, so everyone did this. And you know, I know the concept of burning is like, okay, that means there was something that needed to be shredded, something you did need to be shredded, but not because it was something scandalous. This is called a cultural misunderstanding,

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by the way, so that we don't put copies of the Quran in the same trash or a dump that is soiled with impurities, the most honorable way to get rid of something that has something sacred on it in the Islamic tradition is to do what to bury it and let it decompose organically or to burn it.

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So this burning was not like you know, an inferno and like burning houses down that have grinds inside them and burning the libraries and not like this at all. And it's understandable why some people from the outside by the way may or

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may suspect this because there were sort of

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draconian, very iron * methods to make sure they kept a handle on all of these distorted Revisions and Changes that were being happening under the government, by the government through the church, they had to do that. Like the first man who translated the Bible out of Latin into English. William Tyndale, they burned him at the stake, they didn't burn the book, they burned the guy, he might 1517 About that time, right? And so there is some paranoia and distrust of government, that's always normal, we get it. And the Christian experience especially right, but the earliest manuscripts were burned, essentially in goodwill, so that no one had a sub optimal, you know, copy

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of the Quran. That's it.

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And you know, by the way, people gonna say why, why wasn't the Quran preserved? Okay, it was in the chest. But why was it in the books earlier? Well, the Quran was coming every single day, and also paper didn't exist. We need help imagining what it was like back then, for you to have the whole Quran written down, you know, what you would need?

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What would you need

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a U haul, you will need a U haul truck.

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Because you haven't been on big bones, and big leathers of animals. If you're gonna get 114 sorrows in there, you're gonna get you know, the 6200 Plus verses, it's gonna be a mess. That's why no one had a pocket copy of the Quran, right? Logistically, it was not manageable.

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And so at a later time, these copies were made in full, and your own personal copy was your own personal copy, you had a little piece. And if you heard a good reminder from the scholar, you are going to write the reminder next to the idea, oh, this item means this. So does that not pose a possibility of fear for you that in the future, someone may think that your commentary or reflection is actually part of the idea. These were the types of reasons why people said all Hamdulillah we got a central copy. Now let's get rid of all this, this liability stuff. So any any slip doesn't happen from my end doesn't happen through me. That is the idea. That is the very high level of the Quran

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was absolutely preserved the oral tract to begin with, that the written track came from and the written track was was standardized. Right. And people voluntarily gave up their copies in case they were suboptimal or otherwise. And that was it. Is that clear? So that's sort of the,

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the way that Allah saved this book, from falling apart and being distorted and not being preserved the way the other books did. He did it. Allah is the one that gives life and takes life, but he has an angel that administers this for us, right? Or for him. subhanho wa taala. He promised to preserve the Quran but he had human beings careful enough to centralize it in a book, but also teach it generation after generation from memory.

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to memory from heart to heart, by way of oral transmission.

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So that already is a miracle. That because you have no people that were ever able to do something like this,

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then let's not just talk about the words being retained. We also look at the effect of the book on the world.

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Not it's simply remaining intact for the world, what did it do to the world?

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And then you look across the generations, look at how the Quran shook the globe transformed the planet. If we start just with the Arab, you know, you take a group of this united, primitive, murderous Arabs.

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And then they change their whole course of life, and they repent, and they become the best community brought out for humanity, because of books that a book that they heard.

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Is that is that a simple feat or not? It's not a simple feat at all. Tell me tell me tell me what the person has loved the song so much that they changed their entire life because of it. Or love the a novel so much, or a movie so much or a play so much, or a book so much that they've changed their entire course of life? Because of it, this doesn't happen, right? Like you look at I'll give you two examples, debate, debate, even the more time or the Alon, before he became Muslim and so heavy. He was traveling to Medina.

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Why, in hopes that he could ransom his relative that was taken captive by the Muslims at the Battle of bedroom. So the Muslims were were

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by a landslide, victorious the Battle of better That's why Allah call it a day for con they when everything became clear, these people have divine aid gods with these people, it's clear 900 to 1000 soldiers, they didn't come out ready to fight with any sort of readiness and they still want somehow so courageous humiliated.

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Their leaders, almost all of them are killed off. You know, so many of them are taken captive soldier obeyed in that atmosphere. You know, contemptible, humiliated, resent, he's traveling to Medina to get his relative back from the Prophet Allah Sato Sera. He says, I entered Medina at sundown.

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And they were praying their sunset prayer. And I hear of course, not just the Quran with the Prophet alayhi salatu salam reciting the Quran, and I hear him reciting am holy a poem in Rishi in hormone callicoon.

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Where they created out of nothing, or are they themselves the creators? I'm Hala Koh sama Allah to Allah Bella up known, or did they create the heavens and the earth? No, they have no certainty in what they believe they have no no certainty whatsoever in their positions in their home. Kazaa in Iraq became human Messiter own, or do they have control of the treasure chests of your Lord? Or do they have full power full sovereignty to make decisions about Allah's treasures, his universe? He says, I said Listen to these verses had that Canada, Colombia annual two years until my heart almost flew out of my chest. How do you go from that mindset, right? That rage.

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And that to being someone enamored by this book, and accepting the faith of the Prophet alayhi salatu salam and changed the entire course of your life.

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You know, or Omar Radi Allahu Anhu you may know the stories of why he became Muslim Herod versus sort of Baja other narrations say that he heard verses from Surah Al Hakka. And each time he was just blown away by them. And it's possible that sort of he softened gradually. That's where the multiple narrations are.

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It's not about like a weak narration and strong narration. They're all like historical reports that we don't need to verify their transmission with the same degree of scrutiny. So Omar Radi Allahu an was a man who despised the Muslims. And he would beat you know, his slaves and he would he would stop beating them he would say don't think I feel sorry for you. I'm just tired. Don't get the wrong message. And when a woman saw him start to soften

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on her way to leaving mecca for habita and she saw as if he felt started feeling bad, starting feeling guilty. She told her husband who was preparing for the journey and he said, Are you crazy? You think Armand is going to become Muslim? When Omar is Dad's donkey becomes Muslim then Omar might become Muslim not before then. Right? Had that use lemma? Hey, Mr. Hatha.

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You know, one historian actually mentioned as non Muslim historian about how

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the Quran transformed Omar overnight how Islam transformed Omar, he says Omar

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If you read his biography, you will say that this man will be dead before he's 30.

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Troublemaker starting fights in the streets alcoholic, always getting into brawls, he would die of over drinking, or he would just pick a fight with the wrong guy or the wrong family and they're gonna finish them off. There's no way this man who's gonna make it to 30 and then I'm gonna becomes who?

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Omar becomes one of the 50 greatest human beings ever. According to Michael Hart's the American historian, right.

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He says, you know, this book is not great. It's like, I like you more than I like him, you know, the people that had the greatest impact influence in world history. The Columbia history of the world says that Omar was able to effect to like bring into

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to materialize a greater bureaucracy than the Roman Empire that was there for generations. How how a man who is about to, you know, self harm to the point of being forgotten on on a hill somewhere and dying off and probably not even getting a proper burial how so the Quran did this just with one generation, it took them you know, as one Muslim historian says.

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Mineral article, even when writing a will illogicality lumen, right? They were the shepherds of camels. And somehow they became the leaders of civilizations overnight. How did that happen? It was by the book, what the book did for them.

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But that was only just one generation. You have now 14 centuries of this, some of the greatest worshipers of Islam, some of the greatest thinkers in in world history. Some of the greatest generals and commanders, some of the greatest like philanthropists are all people that were mesmerized by the Quran and devoted their lives to the Quran.

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You know,

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if Messina, some people say his philosophy took him a bit too far and some of the scholars of Islam said he crossed the red lines and he left Islam altogether. Some scholars believe that he left Islam altogether.

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But they say also that it may Cena

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this genius of a mastermind and so many of the sciences. We used to read the Quran he read the Quran five times in the last year of his life.

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It is very intriguing. It is very intriguing. And further leaving out like leaves leave the intellectuals go to the worshipers. You guys know the story of it related to that hearing one idea from the Quran he changed his entire life, right? And he became known as either domain, right, the one who floats between the two atoms, Mecca and Medina for the rest of his life to compensate for what he used to do. In his past. He was highway robber, right there on

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a highway robbery and haram relationship. And and so you think about these 1000s of luminaries, these 1000s of lives, these 1000s also volumes of intellectual sciences of law, right? All of this was produced by this one Quran, there is what book in begins to compare with the potency of that Quran. It gave life to the world. You know, there is a professor and I won't get too deep into this. He wrote several books on this non Muslim professor named

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Dave Rosenthal from Yale University is a book called Nala knowledge triumphant and another book called, I believe the the intellectual heritage of Islam or something to that effect. He says that so many of the sciences were on the verge of going extinct, like his theory and otherwise, of course, we know science and medicine and all of that. But and then the Renaissance came when Muhammad brought his book to the world and the earliest generations of Islam, the sciences were gone, people had no desire to learn anymore.

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And then you fast forward it all the way till the present day, the interest and the grip that the Quran has on people.

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I know some of you might recall, I gave him some in the horrible ones. Just many of the different accounts I personally came across of why people became Muslim through the Quran. When when someone reads

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the article Kitab Allah right, the fee there was a young girl actually she picked up a free copy of the Quran because everybody likes free stuff. And she went home and she was locked out. And so she picked to open their book bag to start their homework. She realized, oh, yeah, I picked up this free thick book thingy. So she was young. She said I opened the book right in the beginning it says that again. Kitab without Iver fi This is a book in which there is no doubt she didn't immediately it stopped me and said who writes like this?

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And it lingered with me this thought until she got older and explored Islam, you know, with a little bit

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you know, greater ability to do so, in her high school or college years.

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She becomes a Muslim right? The Quran continues to be the number one reason for people to have a lifestyle change to become Muslim.

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And then then there's memorizing the Quran. Right? Well aka the Assam Al Quran Allah vicar we have eased the Quran to be recalled for Hellman with decades is there anyone willing to take heat? Every book in human history has a temporary potency no matter how strong in other words

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there has a debut it sells in its first few years movies are the same way right the box office and then it tapers off dramatically. The Quran never had this right. It retains the excitement of its debut until today.

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It's opening weekend it retains it

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what do you think and this is a good exercise that I've you know I like to do with people what do you think is the number one most sold book in the English language

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what do you guys think?

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Bible anybody got anything else says there's

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no not the Quran.

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English English.

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Now Shakespeare men

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usually I get someone who says Harry Potter

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and Harry Potter is in here.

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in the last 50 years, the most sold book in the English language is the Bible, the English translation of the Bible. 4 billion copies have been sold.

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Very impressive number I don't like even need to get into, you know, is this really supply and demand or is there like a missionary budget to put a copy of the of the Bible in every hotel room? Let's leave that aside. Let's just leave it at 4 billion. Okay, let's imagine there's genuine interest. What second place? Second place are the quotations or wisdoms of the ancient Chinese thinker mouths Satan from saying that correctly? Okay. 400 million copies. So we're already down to 10%. between first and second place. Third place

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for your rolling folks, is the Harry Potter series. 300 million copies have been sold. That's pretty impressive, because in your book, right? 300 million copies but But second, plus third 700 million copies do not account combined for 1/4 of the copies sold of the Bible. That's pretty impressive. Right? Now,

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I'm not going to tell you how many copies of the Quran are sold in Arabic. I'm going to tell you how many people in any language memorize the Bible cover to cover.

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Not I'm sure like if there's like

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a Christian Mauritania somewhere he probably memorized

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because they memorize the dictionary. These people are salah. They're amazing, because, you know, there's people scattered in the world who just like, you know, they have photographic memories, they memorize the phonebook back when there was a phonebook, right? So you might have like four or five people on the planet who happen to memorize everything they've ever looked at, including the Bible. Okay. Are there 5 million people in the world memorize the Quran? For sure there are right. How about 5 million people in North America?

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How about just in the United States?

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I'm sorry, I mean, five copies or I don't mean 5 million.

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Pennsylvania? Yes, Allentown. Yes. This semester. Yes. There are five people who memorized the entire Quran right or wrong.

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Right. And so it doesn't begin to compare that Allah has miraculously facilitated the recitation of this book and people's interest to memorize it.

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Someone shared with me a beautiful clip today of you know, a brother after

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three days under the rubble in the Turkish Syrian earthquakes, he's reciting Quran he continues to recite Quran and they're trying to tell him to stand still and he's just reciting the the ceiling I had of sort of, sort of the the Bacara I'm gonna have a pseudo event onesie Lele him or Obi Wan, you know, right. What book has that kind of grip on the souls of people? What kind of put books do people feel like it gives them value? It gives them life it gives them meaning. It gives them fulfillment, it gives them enlightenment. Allah azza wa jal says, What Gallic l Hanaa elago Hammond Evelina. In this fashion. We have revealed to you a spirit from our commandment to spirit it gives

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life to the world intellectually to civilizations, but even to people's souls. It just does something different, its potency

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that lasts

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called per se.

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But just to bring the discussion full circle, there are so many

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passages in the Quran

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that constantly if you're paying attention force you to say, could it ever be possible that the Prophet SAW Selim is speaking and is not God? Right? It's just so intriguing.

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You know, like what, like, when the Quran is always mentioning other prophets more than Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam right. The idea the claim the allegation is Mohammed wrote the Quran, Mohammed spoke the Quran sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Well, if he did, well, you think he'd include his name in there more than four times or five times? It's five, right? That's it five times, Muhammad and Muhammad five times. How many times is Moses mentioned in the Quran? 134 times. How many times is Jesus mentioned in the Quran? How many times Abraham mentioned the Quran Allah, he was salam so much more. You think his name would be there, right? Or, here's another one.

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Dr. Sheldon Masurian left from New Brunswick or North Brunswick. He says, Can you imagine? Imagine you write a book. And you celebrate all of these women like Maryam and asiyah. You don't mention your mom's name. You don't mention your wife's name. You don't mention your daughter's. You don't mention any woman from your family's name. You'd be in big trouble.

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Right or wrong. But they know this book was not from him. They knew this was from Allah azza wa jal. It was crystal clear. It couldn't have been.

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Or here's another one. Can you imagine? This was awesome. Dr. Shetty. Can you imagine the chef of the masjid getting up on the mimbar and just airing out his dirty laundry to you and talking about the marital drama that happens in his home? The Quran did that. Right? So that the Hareem Allah azza wa jal says that, you know, I Isha and Hafsa sort of did a little plan because they were jealous of Zainab and for Arafa Baba Hua. And so he pointed some of it out to them, and he ignored some of it on his Salatu was Salam. And then he said to them, Allah will inform me if you don't inform me and

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who would do this if they were the ones writing the narrative? Yes, but he was the subject through which the prism through which we had to understand our religion, so his life had to be on full display, even the challenges so that we know how to deal with them. Right?

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Or you think about all the ayat in the Quran that say Mohammed was just the Prophet, just like the other messengers are a saw to A salaam,

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everyone who's trying to like bring a message to the world. They tell you, I'm unique. And that's why they have these cloud chasing click baiting thumbnails on YouTube, right? I got something top secret, something extra ordinary, some CoolMax going to be the Amina Rasul Rima, you follow me while I become say to them, oh, Muhammad, I'm nothing new among the messengers, and I have no idea what's going to happen to me or what's going to happen to you. Of course, this was an earlier verse before Allah revealed to him,

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you know, some of the outcome, but who would ever say that if it were coming from him? salAllahu alayhi wasallam?

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Or who would say that they were embarrassed of certain declarations the Quran was about to make or not embarrassed, like ashamed of the Quran. But this comforted and concerned about something that the people are going to use against him and he's salatu salam, referring to the incident with Zaid about the Allah Han and Xena

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you know, Allah azza wa jal wanted to abolish abortion, I'm sorry, abortion, adoption, long day adoption. And of course, Islam emphasized greatly the caretaking of the orphans with by adoption, we mean, absorbing someone into your family and deleting their ancestry as if they don't have their own families. That is an injustice to those people, they have a right to know and their rights based on these things. Maybe somebody owes me a few million dollars, right, and so on and so forth.

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And so, in the strongest way to do that, the strongest way to do that was in practice, not just in statement, it was done in statement there are only about him who X otter and Allah attribute them to their fathers, their paternal ancestry. But then Allah had the Prophet alayhi salaatu wa sallam

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marry the ex wife of his adopted son, Zaid, even herefor

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which is a more emphatic assertion establishment that he's not my son. Adoption is not what we think it is. You get it?

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And so if I'm marrying his ex wife, and I can't marry my son's ex wife, therefore he's not my son. So Allah azza wa jal said in the Quran, philam Allah, they don't mean Whopper. Runza what Janaka

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So when zayde finished his relationship with her, we married you to her. So what you we married you to her? Yes that was NACA li que la Hakuna Alameen Hara to the end of the eye. The eye after it says what

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what to 15 FC gamma bajo movie de what action NASA wala who are hardcore into Russia and you hide within yourself oh Mohamed, what Allah insists on making public and you fear the people like the reaction of the people they're going to say Muhammad's making up his own rules just so he can marry someone that he will had was fond of. And so he made his son divorce her so that he can you get it. And so you are hiding within yourself what Allah is gonna make public and you're fearing the people and Allah has more of a right to be feared.

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I shouted, Allahu anha says I miss area. If the Prophet alayhi salatu salam were to hide anything from the Quran, he would have hit this either right or wrong. This is the greatest proof of the Quran is not from him. Allah is saying and you and you're supposed to be fearing Allah azza wa jal. And there are incidents like this, you know, in the captives of bed that he freed them, he his default was compassion and clemency. So he let them go. So many of them without anything at all, some were ransom and some more just unconditionally freed. And Allah azza wa jal reprimanded him. You had no right to do this, you should have waited till the verses came down. And so Omar came and

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saw the Prophet SAW Selim, no Buckler crying Why are you crying? Providence Salem tells him the ayat what are the ayat? Yeah, yet reprimanding him sallallahu alayhi wa sallam for doing this too quickly.

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Or finally the last verse, I'll mention

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Eivissa and Jehu llama. Right, he frown. And he turned away when the blind man came to him.

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Like the blind man didn't know that he frowns on a salatu salam. And the reason he found was not out of arrogance, or one not wanting to associate with a visually impaired person. He frowned, fearing the losing the opportunity to talk to the elites, because humans are followers. And so if the elites become Muslim, everybody becomes Muslim. And also because you're already Muslim, let me just try to get these guys you know, on the ship, right? Just hold on. So he was upset at you know, the interruption.

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And so Allah who reveals and he didn't see it, he didn't see it. But why am I didn't see it.

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He frowned. And he turned away when the blind man came to him. When are you the recolor? Allah who has Zika? And how do you know maybe he will actually be the one to purify himself elevate himself with this message. Don't give too much attention. Allah said to the people who don't want it anyway. And ignore the people that are coming looking for it.

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And so you think now the Prophet alayhi salatu salam teaches people to recite in their salah, he frowned and he turned away when the blind man came to him. Could that be your book? Like could that be a book you're authoring? No way

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and so we'll close out in sha Allah Azza so Allah terracotta Allah All in All right? He says fine out of heaven. Where are you going to possibly go? Where do you go with all of this?

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What we spoke about two weeks ago and last week and here and now and what we haven't discussed it was just you know, an avalanche avalanche of compelling reasons to submit so where are you going to go

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in Hawaii electron lol I mean, it is but a reminder for all the world's dementia. I mean, coma. Yes, the theme, not for everyone. This book is not for everyone. It's for those of you who are actually looking for truth. Those of you who are actually looking to ride the straight path to live in upright life. Juan Mata share owner Illa insha Allah horrible al Amin that's of course a threat to you don't will accept that Allah wills Lord of the Worlds. You recognize it now or else the the glimmer of truth, the sparkle of truth will stop shining in your eyes. If you don't respond to it. You don't appreciate it. You need to know it's by Allah's permission that you recognize even

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something as clear as the Quran to recognize it as truth is still by Allah's permission. So don't take it for granted. Well Matt Kennedy Neff seen and took Mina Elizabeth Nila sol will never believe would never believe without Allah's permission first. And so if you will to take the straight path Allah place that will inside you act on it, he's telling them otherwise, all the proofs and more will still fall on deaf ears and not move anything inside you. May Allah azza wa jal protect us from His guidance and allow us to better appreciate his book and make it the spring that that quenches our hearts and feeds our hearts and enlightens our, our chests, and does away with our sadness and

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removes our distress Allahumma Amin SallAllahu wasallam Obata kind of VNM $100 early he was so happy he's a dream

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