Mohammad Qutub – Tafsir Juz 28 #22 – Al-Munafiqun 3

Mohammad Qutub
AI: Summary © The history and actions of Prophet Muhammad peace be upon his son, who died when he asked for forgiveness for his children. The importance of faith and respect for one's life is emphasized, as well as the need to be mindful of one's actions and not to distract from the afterlife. The conversation also touches on the importance of not regretting past actions and the need for everyone to be reminded of everything they do and not regret. The speakers emphasize the importance of avoiding regret and self accountability, as well as not disrespecting others. The conversation ends with a discussion of the upcoming event.
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Not 100 Now salat wa salam ala so you know, Imam you know have you been Helene Muhammad Allah

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Subhana Allah.

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Hakeem one bishop threeways in the armory was mainly Sunni, only

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Holly and John

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and Alena Yamanaka

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which run if you for those who have you been on me you know Muhammad

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Ali he was bugging me in a poor hearing was mean with me I'm in trouble.

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I praise a lot of mighty I send prayers and blessings upon the final messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam upon his normal family and righteous companions and all those that follow them with the right guidance, no knowledge have we will not accept that which has taught us the new or the All Knowing the all wise Glory be to Allah subhanaw taala was brought us here together today Inshallah, to learn about the Noble Quran and to gain of its understanding and to increase our faith and our knowledge in sha Allah. And I asked a lot Xhosa that he brings us together and the highest of paradise as he brought us together here today with Prophet Muhammad peace we follow his noble family

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writers companions and although the follow them shall have the right guidance and other than judgment,

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brothers and sisters we continue with the safe

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and we are in salt and when I feel cool, with Allah's

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grace, we will finish it today inshallah.

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And we left off last

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with the verse where Allah subhanaw taala

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in let

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me know,

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if you

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we spoke about this verse last time, they say if we return to Medina, the more honored was surely expelled there from the more disgrace And to Allah belongs of honor and to His messenger and to the believers, but the hypocrites do not know.

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We narrated the story concerning the revelation of this verse. And that is the

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difference of opinion or the dispute that happened between the servants say, now a lot of the Allah who was of the margerine and the Ansari who was of the party for at least

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the group of underlying base and that they disputed. And when Abdullah over the way came to know of this, this is when he started saying, he started letting out all of the rancor and animosity in his heart towards the Muslims. And he said something so blatantly disrespectful to Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him as this, which isn't the most honest, will expel the more disgrace that he means that he is.

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And he will expel Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. And of course, the opposite is the case. And his own son Abdullah showed them when they went back to El Medina, as we said, as he stopped them and they didn't allow him to pass in addition,

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as is narrated in the books of Ceylon, when this happened,

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got angry. I think we mentioned this maybe the first time and when he told Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him to command,

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one of the companions to kill him.

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And then another narration He himself said,

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that allow me to kill him on Messenger of Allah he's a hypocrite and the obviously, after what he sent towards Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him. So, Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him sending me him or

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leave him alone. And don't let people say that Muhammad is killing his companion.

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Because to the outsiders, I'm delighted when obey is a Muslim, even to some of

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this hypocrite, the leader of

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Muslim. If this news goes to the enemies of Islam, that there is some internal strife in the national Muslim Ummah.

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This will increase the green of the

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hope that maybe they can destroy the Muslims when they think there's something wrong

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A lot,

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in addition is a bad reputation. For Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him.

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And this is not a situation where it is

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that he killed Abdullah. So he said leave.

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And don't let people say that Muhammad is killing his companions and those around him.

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Interestingly enough later

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when Abdullah and obey in his own people didn't have the type of reputation that he has before

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Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him and reminded a lot of

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incidents. And he said to him, You were remember what happened, then? You wanted me to kill him. As I kill him,

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all of his supporters would have rose to defend him against. But now

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Now, his own people, if he were to do something on his own people would go, and they would take his life almost says, well my illness into from Allah, I always knew that your affair is much more about because in

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other words, your opinion and

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what you are doing, has more Volakas more blessed?

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Why don't you look at the beautiful encounter between Milan and Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. And look at the way of profit analysis we call it in teaching people

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teaching people and especially when there are things where the the, the right answer is not 100% or clear cut, you have to look at Masada and McPherson. A prophet Muhammad peace be upon him in this case was looking at me and

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he was compared this is this is what scholars do. When there's no firm Islamic verdict than the Islam. They start looking at masala and

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what good results can come out of this issue. And what negative ones and they start comparing

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and the Prophet Muhammad peace be upon them. And they didn't leave it he came back to the trauma and the end that look at the end result of the decision that I took the opinion that he had some audio.

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Of course, when he heard the talk that they had said what he said at that point in his was minimus Prophet Muhammad peace be upon it instead of making it a big Hungama big issue and a shout and everything. What did he do? He told the rest of the companions let us leave

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and doesn't have it

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as an Arabic thing for the right. Look shallow the needle in other words, when there's evil, leave it leave this evil. Go away, leave it abandoned. And of course this is

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this is not always applicable because it contradicts

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right, but in this situation, there's no reason for

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them to make a big deal out of it. Especially since you know Prophet Muhammad, this was never used to get angry for himself used to get angry for Allah. You see the difference? So if someone said something about him, it didn't bother him. But when that was against Allah, that's when he got angry. He didn't used to get angry for him, his own self out of his piety, some Allah on himself,

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told the competitor, it's time to leave a companion saw them on the way out visit where are you going?

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He says didn't to hear what your friend is talking about.

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So what did he say? He told him the story and say there was

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one lie or missing of Allah do not leave you are the honorable one. And here's the displacement.

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Of course, Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him.

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Continued and the rest of the story you heard.

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What's interesting is that when Abdullah

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Abdullah Abdullah, you saw when the Prophet Muhammad peace be upon remember we spoke last time and he said, O Messenger of Allah, I heard that you are planning to kill

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if you do some order, only me to do so and don't order anyone else. And then he said, and he gave the reason I don't want to see the one who killed my father walking and then if I were to kill him, I would have killed a movement

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in place of a castle and I wouldn't deserve hellfire, so order me to kill him

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his own son.

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So this is where we say that it's not about what to say about what to do. It's about action.

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Subak stances look at the stance of the son of the leader of the hypocrites. When the Prophet Muhammad,

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he said, No, we will not kill him. Rather, we will be a good companion to him until he does.

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Look at the look at the heart of Prophet Muhammad. Just look at the manners of Prophet Muhammad. And look at his sympathy towards his sons, the sons of the leader of the hypocrites look at what he tells him, and how beautiful

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he was.

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Even when he died, we know the rest of the story when his son came to the Ministry of Allah and he asked him, to give him his opera garments, and to pray upon him and so on and profit from

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the for the

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for instance, the higher Kingdom

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has the power to

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prey upon any of them who died, and do not stand up on the grave and had that come down, there is nothing that would make over 250 upon him.

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This obey Allah, never, ever No, not for the sake of anyone not for the sake of, of reputation or anything else, Prophet Muhammad, Allah and will not obey the creation of text versus being alone. But this just come down.

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It came down for that purpose. The

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Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him was using in order to judge in this incident as there is no clear cut verdict. Allah subhanaw taala told him

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seek forgiveness for them, seek forgiveness for them as you seek forgiveness for them 70 times Allah will not forgive them. So Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him said, Allah gave me the option and I will seek forgiveness for more than

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he was given the option. This was he had the Prophet Muhammad.

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But they actually had was not correct.

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Some of these big one was the most honorable and he is the best of humanity.

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And when there is no clear standard verdict, he performed he had and he's he has in this situation was not.

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But then you say what? If he is the lesson of Allah, how can you make a mistake? No, this is not a mistake in Dawa is the mistake of his instinct is a human being. But notice Allah does not let it go.

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Allah subhanaw taala will not let it go. Because this is our the Messenger of Allah is perfect and complete. And therefore Allah revealed the verse, whether to Salah Allah

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don't pray. So Allah then revealed the verse forbidding in to prey upon the hypocrites and seek their forgiveness and this is one of the instances where

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the verdict was as they

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initially thought, or at least give his opinion

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notice SubhanAllah.

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How the last panelist eyelet in his wisdom,

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this person who is the leader of the hypocrites Abdullah

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and he is the worst of the hypocrites who are living amongst the Muslims and speaking their tongue, and speaking that suppose of love for Islam.

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I'm delighted that

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comes his pious, some underlying

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the exact opposite of his father.

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Glory be to the one who has decreed for other to be a disbeliever a person to be a believer, and for a promise of a believer and to be

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Subhanallah this is something

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beyond us. And this is something that shows you that it's not about relations of kin. It's about faith.

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It's not about these relations of kin no Hala has Salam claims his son was part of his family Allah has provided to them no, he is not of your family, as he disbelieved and as he refused to be with the believers and so on. Therefore, don't be surprised when you find some mixed color.

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A mixed color

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A lot bigger than a big profit,

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big scholar and their own son or daughter,

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or vice versa.

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This applies to the most pious and the upper classes of society than definitely as it applies to people in general. Oh, how come Subhan Allah His father is so pious mashallah his soul doing and so on, but his son is the opposite of his daughter. The opposite is the case.

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She is great. He's Mashallah. But their parents are just something else. This is a reality, from before, and especially now, with all the what we have, in our times of destructions, and hypocrisy, and mass media and everything

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in the environment. Now, it's very, very possible to find this, but this is the Annie Subhanallah This is the

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decree of Allah subhanaw taala. This is the wisdom of Allah. And this is one of those cases of the law that obey the leader of the hypocrites. And his son under law, as his son, Abdullah, is so faithful to the extent that he would be able

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to kill his own father for faith. If the Messenger of Allah

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commanded him to do so, and this is a, one of the highest levels that a person can get to, because they are putting the love of Allah above the love of everything else. Once the Messenger of Allah if he did, this, we upon him, told Abdullah, that, yes, your father is an enemy of Allah, and he should be killed.

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His faith was so strong, and his love for Allah was so great, that that was greater than anything else, even his own relationship as a father, but then you say, that seems to be well, yeah, this is what the West wants to do. Now they keep showing that these Muslims that could kill their own parents and siblings, their monsters and so on. These people don't understand faith, don't take faith from them. Take faith from the the message of Islam from the pure message of Islam, Abdullah himself refutes what you're saying.

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And he told the Messenger of Allah peace be upon him, order me to kill him. He said, By Allah on Messenger of Allah.

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Our people know that there was no one more respectful towards their father than me.

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But when it's going to come to a matter of faith and a matter of being an enemy to Allah, subhanaw taala, then all of this fades away.

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So it's not that he was, in some way disrespectful to his father, we know he was the most respectful amongst his people.

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But if it came to that level,

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and this person deserves that, for his disbelief, for his enmity towards Allah, and I'm going to see toward the Messenger of Allah, then that's all that's all that he sees in front of them. And this is fine. And this is the level that

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they read Subhan Allah

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a problem.

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Are you believed, Let not your wealth and your children divert you from the remembrance of Allah, and whoever does that and those are the losers

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now almost

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transitions to

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speaking to the believers.

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rebuking them

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to not be like the hypocrites.

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He warned us of the hypocrites. He told us some of their qualities and some of what they said and what they did. And now Allah subhanaw taala is telling us beware of not having this next quality, also quality of the hypocrites and that is what loving

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worldly distractions distract them from the remembrance of Allah SubhanAllah.

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this is one of the verses brothers and sisters, by Allah that we need to remind ourselves always have an especially now, and especially in our time, where the dunya has completely flooded the Earth.

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Very few people still think about

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the afterlife. Still think about what pleases Allah subhanaw taala work towards that.

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So opposed to working towards the

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very few people do that nowadays.

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It has to do with our time it has to do with the lack of religiosity, it has to do with the destruction, it has to do with the distance with the the period of time between us and the time, the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and it has to do with the fact that we, the Muslims, have put the religion behind our backs. I ask you by Allah nowadays, who is not completely distracted with the dunya, from the who's working for

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how many people get up in the middle of the night to pray. Now, not everyone will know in the regular days.

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How many people sit in the masjid?

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Usually the lessons is,

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after the time of prayer is completely

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We're very slowly getting to the end of time, brothers and sisters don't take it far away. Believe me, if we start talking about following the signs of the hour, you will be surprised how close we are to the hour. Many things have already come true.

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But maybe we either we don't know those signs, or we don't know how to judge whether the sign came true or if many of them have already come true.

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And this is a time where people do everything for the dunya they're ready literally, to buy the dunya and to sell their afterlife, they would literally take paradise as it is and sell it

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for a cheap price.

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For a cheap price meaning for doing something so cheap, that is sinful.

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That may be a major sin, they would sell all of their pleasure. Just for some instantaneous pleasure here in this dunya whether it involves women, whether it involves men, whether it involves money,

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whether it involves

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anything that might displease Allah subhanaw taala, or that would make them incur His wrath.

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Can you imagine someone for instance, literally,

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they're throwing away that

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for some

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key these are dollars that they are getting, they might throw away their family and their people look at, for instance,

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the numbers of informers there are in the world, they sold their religion, they sold their people, they sold the cause that they lived for, because the enemy came and told them here, we'll give you some women and we'll give you some money, and leave all of this.

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And so many haven't done that they sold their brothers and their sisters and their honor, and their blood and their religion. For what for something instantaneous in this dunya which Allah will punish them for after wandering.

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Dunya is everything nowadays. Though it is asking one and it will never come back.

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The commune will not Allah is what you have will be this lead.

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And what is with Allah

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is everlasting.

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It forever and yet we throw away that which is everlasting. In order to take that which is instantaneous. What do you say about someone who does that? There's something wrong either here or here.

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It must be one of them. You

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this verse.

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reverberating throughout the centuries, speaking to the masses of Muslims

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who are giving weight to the dunya over there.

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Don't allow your wealth and YouTube

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Why does he mentioned wealth and children?

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Because it is that which most preoccupies people. And notice we mentioned wealth first money.

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The number one thing that is keeping people busy, and

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that is preoccupying them from going after

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how many people

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have no,

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they don't even think about this, maybe once in their day or twice or three times Max,

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much less to do anything in order to succeed.

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Ask yourself, how many times do I consider or think about standing before a loss.

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Of course, in the past, it used to be a daily thing, a daily practice

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will always, they will always say it's always important to them. Whenever that man or woman as they are praying in the middle of the night, or maybe even in the day, maybe they are praying many, many units, and they will start getting tired. They would speak to their naps, they would see to it.

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Hold on.

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You're getting tired now.

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So that you can relieve yourself in

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an action was so close. Why? Because they remembered

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well is far away brothers and sisters, when we do not perceive that to be soon.

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We feel that is something that will happen after many years. In that case, we don't remember. But when we think oh my God, Allah subhanaw taala may take away my life right now as I sit here, right now.

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In all my glory, and all my health and all my intelligence and my ability to take away my life.

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Then we think Wait, and actually that was much closer than I think. Because once you die, you're starting.

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Because you can no longer do anything to fix that which you did before. To increase your good deeds, I kind of start on that point.

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This is an attribute of hypocrisy, because the hypocrites were only Muslims for the eyes of the Muslims, right? Not on their own, and not all of their their true faith, therefore, nothing to them, as long as they could prove to the Muslims

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ostensibly, that they are Muslims, that's all they cared about. They don't care about remembering that while they are with their wives and their children and with their people, that doesn't matter. In fact, they do not perceive.

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They don't understand that they're not working for us. It's just a matter of proving to the Muslim Damsons otherwise, it means absolutely nothing to them. So they did not used to remember a loss.

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And indeed, there dunya and the women and their children and their families and their money,

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it distracted them from the remembrance of Allah Subhana.

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Allah subhanaw taala is warning

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not to be a one to one.

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And brothers and sisters.

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victory lap remembrance of Allah is generous.

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And it can apply to

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the prayers of His

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vicar. Remember the hospitality in general.

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And this is the literal meaning. But it can also apply to Allah Allah, several scholars said, metaphorically,

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and the remembrance of Allah here would mean literally

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the commandments of Allah, avoiding the prohibition, the philosophy of Allah, all of this can come under the vicar of Allah in this case, where a lot of those is forbidding that wealth and children distract us from In other words, not your dunya distract you from your religion.

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Let's not your dunya distract you from the meeting with Allah has come up with

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a new alliance.

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And anyone with a family knows that that which distracts most can be one's family.

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Of course, this is not to me, that our families don't have rights upon us. Definitely. And this is part of our religion, but at the same time,

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not ours.

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it's time for this at a time for that. Remember that heavy, you see how it comes through in this is

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hyung Allah has become a hypocrite.

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You see that the connection between them, he said handler has become a hypocrite. And it asks him why? He says, because when we are winning the Messenger of Allah, He reminds us of the afterlife and of paradise and of hellfire. And we fear Allah subhanaw taala we look to the afterlife, and we become humbled by the talking. And then we go to our families. And we start playing with them and enjoying ourselves. And we forget much humbler himself understand this to be hypocrisy. This,

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this almost like a dual personality, why?

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I'm so humbled by the afterlife. And once I go to my family, I am all about duty.

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So he perceived that as hypocrisy, Satan,

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didn't give his fat what he said, Yes, will lie, I feel the same.

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I find the same thing with me.

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And they go to the Messenger of Allah. And he says the same thing to him, he says nothing.

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The Messenger of Allah is and why. And then

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we must have

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explained to them that they are doing well, if they continue the way they are. But then it has to be, there has to be a trend for this and a time frame that.

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He's telling them, give your family, the rights, make sure you fulfill your obligations towards them.

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towards your wife or your husband, you have many obligations, and towards your children, and in terms of raising them and so on.

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don't let that dominate your life to the extent

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that you no longer have any time alone between you and Allah subhanaw taala for prayer, or for seeking forgiveness, or for resigning, or for doing anything that reminds you of the afterlife, this is not the way to be

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not a one on one that will lead to

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victory. And

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therefore, brothers and sisters,

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because it is when we are with our families, that we may feel

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far away from remembering the afterlife.

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Why? Because we feel security when we are with our families, right? Our families give us security

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be being with one's wife or husband and children. They give you security. They are like a cover for you.

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you are like covers for each other. You protect each other, you help each other when you are when you're when your family.

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enjoy yourself. You have fun, you enjoy the dunya which is all perfectly fine, but don't let that be a hindrance. And this is why the people who deserve the highest paradise our walls we're still alive even amongst their family and their children. And Allah azza wa jal mentioned it in the normal and if you don't get it now then it's going to be homework.

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Where did he mention this

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We even went through it the tough says us specifically not the others

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next week's homework

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I'm gonna say because I want to

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I want this meaning to hit home

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last night

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about the people of paradise welcome Bella.

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See, Lena

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and then Allah Hi Lena

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in Kaduna, drew in.

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The people of paradise start conversing

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Allah, Allah is telling us about Allah.

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conversation that happens in fairness, they will start conversing and asking each other and they will see in

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which 50 that we used to be before.

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While we will work with our families we used to be

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fearful, fearful,

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fearful of meeting Allah's product while we are with our families.

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And they will approach one another inquiring of each other, they will say indeed, we were previously among our people here is as he translates as people are fearful,

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fearful of displeasing Allah, meeting Allah and so on. So Allah conferred favor upon us and protected us from the punishment of the scorching.

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Indeed, we used to supplicate him before. Indeed it is he who is the benefits of the merciful

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scholar said along mentioned

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specifically, they didn't just say that we were fearful.

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We were while we were amongst our people and our families, we were fearful, because they are one of the greatest sources of security, yet we fear the most.

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They are one of the sources of taking us away from us, and plunging us into dunya. And we did not allow that to distract us from and from theories Allah, and from going after the pleasure, Allah subhanaw taala. And that's why here Allah passes, you will.

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Neither your family nor your wealth, nor your children, don't let them distract you from

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the vicar of Allah subhanho wa taala.

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That was sort of

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in the 27th, this

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woman Yes, how Baddeck

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the people who do this, the people who allow their dunya to consume them completely, they are the losers.

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And when we talk about success, or loss in the Quran, brothers and sisters, we're talking about complete loss, partial loss, not losing something losing everything.

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You know, how you ask, I'd say there's a loss not only for you, it's a loss for the family that you got busy and preoccupied with also,

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because of loss. The other

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reason that

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say the true losers are the ones who lose themselves and their families on the Day of Judgment. So when you allow, being with your family, and being with your children, or being amongst your friends and your people, when you allow them to consume you, you are not only causing loss to yourself, you're also causing loss to them.

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We need to be

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leaders by example. We need to be pious and fearful and going after the afterlife. And we need to remind our family and our children also, there's a responsibility upon us to look after them. And to remind them of this, and to instill fear of Allah, and fear of standing before him on the day of darkness into our families and our children.

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This is required of us. But when we allow the dunya to consume us,

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then we are causing ourselves to lose and also our families. And I say also to some of our brothers and sisters, there's a responsibility upon you, if you remember a lot more than your husband, or you pray more than your husband, or seemingly, you are going up to the afterlife more than your husband to responsibility upon you to try to advise your husband, similarly in a way that will bring him closer to that and to try to get him to be distracted by the dunya and vice versa, husbands towards their wives to remind each other of meeting Allah's panel with the HANA and to remind each other that

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the afterlife is the real life. This that we're enjoying brothers and sisters. It's temporary and fleeting and it's not real. Believe me, it's not me.

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And you won't understand what I'm saying no. And I don't understand what I'm saying. But I know it's true.

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Until we see it in an hour. That's when we're gonna realize it

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This is not a real life.

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Because on that day, people will say, we were in the dunya, for instance,

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for a morning or an afternoon, can you say that? No, you can you say I've been in life for the past 30 years, 40 years, 50 years.

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You see this such a long time, what on earth would make it seem so short?

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Only one thing, the afterlife. That's when this will all seem like an instant.

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And if that's the case, I asked you Is this the real life, you will see, it will be like play.

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And you might get that feeling upon the deathbed. The philosophy, alcohol and gravitas, a

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good death, a slow death where we are, we have the ability and the time to repent to Allah, to remember him and so on.

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To fail

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and spend in the way of a lot from what We have provided you before this approach is one of you and He says, My Lord, if only you would delay me for a brief term, so I would give charity and be among the righteous.

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Allah subhanaw taala told us not to forget the remembrance of Allah and that includes so much. And then he told us also about another type of worship, and that is worship, by spending.

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Worship by spending in the way of Allah subhanaw taala whether that is the obligatory circuit, or whether that is the voluntary charity

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spend in the way of Allah LED which We have provided you notice what he said when

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he reminds you always,

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when he's telling us to spend in the way of Allah. This is what Allah provided for you in the first place. So why don't you spend in its way? Why don't you return that which Allah gave you to the one who gave it to you in the first place?

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Before this approaches one of you and He says, My Lord, if only you would believe me,

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brothers and sisters,

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Why expose ourselves to this regret?

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Why allow ourselves to be in this situation?

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that death has come to us. Don't allow yourself to get into the situation

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by remembering Allah subhanaw taala. Now, by remembering the last part of Allah while you are alive, while you,

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Allah subhanaw taala has still given you a heart that is beating,

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repent to Allah subhanaw taala. Now, before that approaches, and before we say what we say,

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Go and remember this.

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Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him said remember that.

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Remember and mention it Allah, because it is what we remind people of the afterlife, visit the graves, it will remind you of the afterlife. Remember the dead ones? For the most your friends and relatives? Where are they now?

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What are they doing under the saddle? Some people were dead

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for so many years, what are they doing in those graves, some people died before you were born. Go and look at some of the data in the graveyard. You'll find diseases before you were born. Sick of them all of your life. Some of you are here. All of the time. They wouldn't agree. What are they doing?

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You think they're dead? And that's all.

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There's the punishment of the grave when

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there is the pleasure of the grace.

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It is another life but you are living your life freely doing whatever you want. They are under the soil. They have been there for decades. Allah.

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This is if you look at it in the short term in the recent history, otherwise, look even further than that.

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Centuries ago, there are trillions of bunnies in the earth, the earth will spit them out on the Day of Judgment.

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What are they doing all of this time?

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Tourism punishment, or centuries of pleasure, Allah?

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Why don't we remember that 60 years compared to centuries of epoch in the sort of short term, and eternity? If we talk about the reality which is the afterlife eternity? Do you choose 3040 5060 years?

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Over eternity?

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Can you compare 60 years to eternity 60 or 70 years?

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Then you start thinking, Oh my God, every second I live is most precious, I shouldn't let it go without remembering Allah subhanaw taala or pleasing Allah subhanaw taala in one way or another, this You and I are just drowning.

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It's all about dunya.

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This is

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the follow on the ones who say

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that it's only this life. It's only this life, and nothing.

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And we are going to die. And

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some of the Jews say, life. In other words, life and only, there's no afterlife for them. They don't think about life and glory

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in this life in this dunya and nothing else, Allah tells us otherwise, on the way of philosophy, before this experience

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is on the way, and that may be minutes ahead of you. And you know it, because you feel that that has gone. And this is a difficult experience. There are so many pieces of evidence to show that the minister the first of which is Prophet Muhammad peace be upon himself experienced experiencing pain and asking Allah subhanaw taala to help him in that experience. And many others have said that. And some of the players saw dreams where they saw people who just died recently and they asked about, they told them how difficult that was, and thought it was It was horrifying. Another simple thing, being in this experience, and adding to the pain and the difficulty of

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regret about

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a life spent in play

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and spent far from Allah and spent in disobedience to Allah subhanaw taala and in that time, that believer, even the believer or the Muslim will say, Oh Allah returning,

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returning back to the dunya

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so that I can do good deeds and I would spend in your way

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Allahu Akbar Yes, even though Muslim, there is a narration of the authority of

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Allah. Even though some scholars some the hadith is weak, his wife

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but I'll just mention it for benefit because the meaning is sound. And that is the

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best of the Allahu Allah He said that whoever

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has money

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that he would be able to spend on Hajj and he doesn't go to lunch with that.

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And whoever has money which he is supposed to give zakat from and he doesn't give zakat.

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When he is in this experience, he will ask Allah subhanaw taala to return him to the so that he can spend that which Allah Subhana Allah gave him and then a man told him

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a man told him, Woe to you.

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This is for the

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saying that this

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rebuke and this regret will only happen to the

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best of all did. Alana then says Wait, and I will recycle up to as evidence of what I say. And he recited this

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because you see, the speeches is for the Muslims

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Allah protect us that we are not of those. When we meet Allah subhanaw taala will say Oh Allah, take me back to the dunya because I want to spend in your way. He says

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take me back to this for a short time he used the word Kareem. Okay. And the reason that is it's the way we

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converse with me Converse. And I want to convince you of something you're not convinced. So maybe I diluted a little bit, or I'll I will tell you the whole story, but I'll give you a small part of it. So here he will say no.

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Just take me back, take me back for a short period of time. He didn't ask for the holding that he was

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as he's claiming that he will spend in charity but Allah knows that he is a liar.

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Because Allah subhanaw taala told us in the Noble Quran, about the disbelievers when they ask Allah Subhana Allah on the Day of Judgment, or Allah take us back to the dunya.

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And we will do good deeds. And Allah azza wa jal showed otherwise, you remember the ayat?

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Where's the

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Allah subhanaw taala told us about that they will say oh Allah take us back to the dunya. And we will do righteous deeds. But he said in the same way, and they are liars, if they are returned, they will not do good deeds, imagine that.

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They are just within us. They have met the last day of judgment, they see the password of Allah Tala, they ask a more for another chance.

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If he gives them a chance, they will go back to what they used to do. It's almost mind boggling. After seeing all of that

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power to give them another opportunity, they'll go back to what they used to do to

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one chance brothers and sisters one opportunity. And Allah subhanaw taala is he won't give you two chances a new one? No, he won't give me more than one chance and he will give you it is only one chance. It is the same examination for all.

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Right? Otherwise, it wouldn't be fair, if I have a professor gives the student the exam. If the examinee says, Let me take it one more time.

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This is beyond worldly justice and justice is definitely beyond infinite justice, the divine justice of Allah subhanaw taala. So he will not allow him, he will ask at that point. And they will regret but that regret is useless. My dear brothers and sisters, avoid the regret of this time avoiding the

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the the wolves

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this time, because that regret is futile. And it is the worst regret, because that regret will not give you anything, as opposed to the regret while you are alive. And this is why we spoke when we spoke about holding accountable, that regret is helpful.

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When we hold ourselves accountable when we admonished ourselves,

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and we start regretting that we did something on a particular day or some particular in our past.

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And then that regret causes us to fix ourselves. This is the beneficiary. This is the useless review. And this is why I saved the love and this was in one of his hopeless he said that the worst regrets is the regrets of the or the the the worst reproach of oneself is on the deathbed. And the worst regret is the regrets on the Day of Judgment. Because obviously, these are useful. This is empty regret, and it doesn't give you any

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I will give charity and be among the righteous will Allah azza wa jal give him that opportunity, whether he will appeal on a Sunday

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but never will Allah delete a soul, when it's time has come. And Allah is acquainted with what you do. Allah will not give the soul another opportunity and he will not even delay it. Because it's time has come and Allah and His wisdom has decreed for that individual, their time has come. Their time is up. Their time for doing this is over. It's time to meet Allah subhanahu wa taala at least

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in that they will be now in the next stage which is the stage of

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the stage of

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dunya is over. Now they are in a transitionary phase which is before they come to the last page which is the state of the afterlife. Well

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if you were speaking to yourself

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and your

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maybe humoring yourself?

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Maybe. When Allah subhanaw taala, when the angel of death does come to me,

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to Allah, Allah, Allah allow him to kick me just for another day.

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The fewer humoring yourself like this, thinking that Allah would answer

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your request

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for yourself, let's stop thinking that way. Because Allah says

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and this has applied to people much better than

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when death came upon them.

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They didn't, Allah, Allah did not delay them at all, though they may have loved that Allah subhanaw taala delayed them, and maybe they may Allah delay me.

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But this is another place where loss potential answers. This is, in other words, delaying the death you cannot make. on your deathbed, we lay my time has come and the angel of death has come. And this is

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we are fortunate enough to have to slow down. Otherwise, the engine comes and takes three minutes.

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a video on the internet. I'm not sure how true it is. But it looks Subhanallah authentic

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Egyptian scholar, some Egyptian scholar giving a lesson like this, but with more people. And he's speaking Subhan Allah, and he's telling them about a certain Hadith. And he just stops like this.

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And he continues to say a few words, but he can't even finish them. And then he closes his eyes and just flops

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Subhanallah the Angel of Death came

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whether it's authentic or not, Allahu Allah. But I guarantee you this has happened. Regardless, we know this has happened. And we know that these things do happen, because it happens instantaneously.

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His friend case Subhan Allah, Allah seemed easy,

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that his death was easy Subhanallah it didn't go through a difficult time. But Allah Allah subhanaw taala and a philosopher of Allah

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wished you will do the same to me as I'm speaking to you now.

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Facing this, our heartbeats are in the hands of Allah subhanaw taala. When he commands the Angel of Death, your heart stops, and your brain stops and you are pronounced dead. My dear brothers and sisters,

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don't regret and don't have the slightest hope that Allah subhanaw taala will delay your prescribed time when your payments couldn't. At that time, don't cry, crying.

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Crying helps you know.

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Now when we come back to Allah subhana wa now when we think

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what is the last time it picks my life now? Am I ready?

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If you're not ready

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and prepare for that time, when many of the players amongst the lives of and

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some of the other pious even later on many generations, when that came to them, they started crying.

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They will

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they will by the people around them, Why do you cry

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on your deathbed.

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And they would say well, why I am not crying for dunya that I have lost. But I am crying for the first thing that I used to fasten

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for the month that I used to stand up in prayer.

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This is what they lost.

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This is what

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they longed for. This is what they're crying about. But they no longer have the opportunity to get closer to Allah subhanaw taala whatever they have done up to that point will decide where they are in the grave. And on the Day of Judgment.

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This is the weight of the pious, this is what

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this was very experienced upon the time of

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longing for what longing for meeting last month, maybe longing for more time to do more writers could be this is why Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him said that it is the blessing of Allah upon a slave servant of his that he have

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to do

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otherwise long life without with this

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is a terrible

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test. And it's a terrible

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That's why when if you're going to make it too hard for someone to prolong their life,

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say to prolong their life and their good day.

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other words, if the rest of your life is you're going to spend displeasing Allah, Allah, it's better for you to die this instance.

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This is one part of the Prophet Muhammad.

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Allah Allah

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keeps me alive as long as our places

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and pick my life? If you know that?

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I left the house,

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if that is good for me otherwise,

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I would rather

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take me now because all of the time when you are disobeying Allah subhanaw taala. With Allah has given you help, Allah has given you knowledge, and you know what's right, and you're not doing what's right. This is only more and more of an argument against you

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on the Day of Judgment, my dear brothers and sisters, I repeat, these ideas are very special.

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And we die early, entirely unique.

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And there must be a demolisher within our own selves.

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I will no longer speak to you about this.

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You will hear it a lot in the future, from capades and from scholars and so on. But do you need to be done as monitor for yourself for your own self, this is what I meant. When I spoke about self accountability

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that we need. There shouldn't be an admonishment within our own selves. As some of the companions said, this is the best thing that we can do. Because you know how often you need to be reminded of this, more than any other, or any scholar, anyone speaking to you. Remind yourself, when you find that you have just drowned in the dunya. And this happens, right? We go through stages. And we might go through a stage where Subhan Allah I'm just I'm far away from Allah. I in my mind, my heart is hard. It's not. I cannot in any way I don't feel humbled. I don't think about this as afterlife, I'm completely drowned in the dunya. You need to remind yourself this,

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let it do its magic on you go to the Quran as if it is a pure as it will pay himself. Go to the Quran as if it is a cure. Imagine that Allah speaking to you himself, and he is telling you this poem you believe.

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Don't let your wealth and your children distract you from the remembrance of Allah.

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Really, versus the mountains of our hearts. And we understood the meanings of these is I can tell you this is shook.

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The pious people before the pious generation, literally shook them.

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And they used to cry when they used to read the this was the this is what a person would say upon his deathbed, Oh Allah, returned me, so that I can give him charity. And I would be off the good doors and what Allah has placed in his Quran to be read eternally, Allah will not delay the death of a soul.

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And Allah is what Allah is, knowing what you do, he is aware of what you do. This is to tell us that the when Allah subhanaw taala is watching everything that you do, he is aware of everything that we do, therefore

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regret in the time where it is beneficial. When Allah, Allah is watching you, let your fear stop you from going away from him.

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And disobeying him in the time when it is helpful. And that is when you are alive

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and not

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on the deathbed.

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But this is a regret

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that surely everyone might feel

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and might go through, and especially as we live our life and play and ingest, and from getting a lot of data and forgetting about a lot. And that's why in the scary Hadith the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him. He says that will lie. If a slave servant spent his whole life from the time he is born, until the day he dies in sincere worship of Allah subhanaw taala you will regret it and he will look at it in disgrace.

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and despise on the day.

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he spent his whole life on the day he was born to the day he died in worship of Allah. Why would he despise it? Because he will look down upon it, he'll see it as nothing compared to what he should have done.

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Anyone worshipped Allah from the day they were born till the day they die Subhana cow, it just shows you

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the magnificence of Allah, and the greatness of His wrath upon us. Now, Allah subhanaw taala guide us and forgive us, and help us to

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fear him.

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And to fear

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meeting him to fear death, and we are lost. Allah guide us to be beneficial regret and accountability to you in this dunya before it's too late, like this is the end of salt.

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Cool, Allah subhanaw taala started by describing

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telling us about the hypocrites, and some of the qualities of the hypocrites, and warning us of not being like the hypocrites, warning us of the danger of hypocrisy to the right, and speaking about verses that have a practical

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reality, the story of the law, the prevailing saloon and so on, and later on the last panel, taller than spoke to the believers about another attribute of hypocrisy, and that is forgetting the remembrance of Allah subhanaw taala and choosing and preferring the dunya over and that we should not do that. And remember Allah subhanaw taala and remember that the afterlife and the time of every human being is a prescribed time. And when that time has ended, then Allah subhanaw taala will not delay it. And Allah is all aware of what we do. So may Allah subhanaw taala accept from me and you in sha Allah, wa for the darlin and hamdulillahi rabbil Alameen wa salam Salam

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It means you reflect over the fact that your time and this dunya is temporary, you reflect about the situation of those who are already dead. You think about the grave and the punishment of the grave. You think about all of the time that maybe you wasted in this dunya forgetting about Allah subhanaw taala or all of the time that we were in disobedience of Allah Subhana Allah, you reflect over meeting Allah subhanaw taala and the seriousness of that issue. This is what, and this is what the pious used to do, because they feared it. Right? I give you a small example. You have the interview of your life tomorrow, for the examiner, let's go to think about it. You think about the whole name.

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Even though you prepare completely, you're thinking, how's it going to be? Is? Is the interview going to be difficult? Are they going to ask me too many questions? Am I know am I going to know how to answer oral examination? The same? will I answer correctly? Did I prepare enough to start thinking that way?

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Just meeting Allah, Allah, did I prepare enough for meeting Allah? Did I prepare answers for last Pathol on the Day of Judgment? did? How will that situation be when I stand before Allah? How can I stand for 50,000 views on the Day of Judgment? How will it be under the grave? I am living my life here and I get bored. Well, I'm just sitting and doing nothing for an hour, you will be under the sun for centuries.

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They've done that, and so on. This is all part of the reflection and thinking about that.

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There are other questions or comments we can entertain it after the event.

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