Khutbah How To Deal With Ignorance

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And that particular issue has so many angles, and I'm not here to brief you on what happened. Most of you are very familiar with what is happening. And but what is ironic, though, speaking of being aware, is something that I read that someone that is one of the youth posts it and bear in mind, this is someone who was born and raised here, right? He's from Southern California, he's from Orange County, right? And he said that he did not hear about this particular movie that caused this huge controversy, this international controversy, he did not know anything about it until yesterday. Bear in mind of the person responsible for it. And the movie itself, the production of the movie took

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place here in Southern California and our own backyard, which makes it a very, very,

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I mean, we are in a very tough situation. We Muslims living in the West, in America, in particular, in California, and in particular, in Southern California. Right. So this is this happened, this whole thing is starting our backyard, but it started months ago. So he's saying that he had no clue about it until

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this huge uproar and outrage took place in the Muslim world. Right? And then now we learned about it. So they told us about it. It was nothing to us. So

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So there are many angles to this issue to this tap to this topic. But I want to start by saying

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because I'm going to come back to this

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Last hand on what Allah

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told us, told us a habit told the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam, and prepared us in the end, that we will hear things abusive

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statements are going to be made, and people will try to hurt us and offend us. And the prophet SAW Selim in particular la Salatu, was salam, right? was told about that. Right? And we were told to move on past that, and repel evil with good, its viability here. isin a seer. Right, hold the law for more

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generally, and turn away from the ignorance a lot praises what a bad man the lady named Shona,

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Luna and when the ignorant

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addresses them by two Salaam and they say peace and they walk away.

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And here's a common law, there's a beautiful thing, meaning, you know, when we say ignorance, this is not an insult, meaning ignorance in the, in the moral sense, not necessarily someone who lacks information but ignorance in the moral sense.

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Someone of an ignorant nature, nature, someone who couldn't

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bring anything of intellect, intellectual value to the table, someone who could not debate with you, right? What do they do, when they're cornered, when they're overwhelmed?

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They insult you, to provoke you or to hurt you, to get back at you. So we were told from the get go and not to pay attention to that. And then it is the will of Allah subhanaw taala that you and I live as a minority here.

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And we're not always going to hear things or see things that we like or approve of. So we're going to see things and deal with things that are going to hurt us.

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But brothers and sisters, we should have been better prepared for this and for things like that. This is not the first time nor is it going to be the last time let me also

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say this.

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No one cared about humanity. No human being ever cared about humanity like Mohammed Abdullah salatu wa salam, O Allah.

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No one, no one was more passionate, no one was more compassionate about humanity and the salvation of people like the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. So my saw that it used to hurt him, la salatu salam, Allah says in the Quran, Allah, Allah caballo, your anough circa 30 him in the mute me will be heavily

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aligned, I am constantly reminded the Prophet not to exhaust himself emotionally, not to drain himself emotionally, and not to be saddened if they reject Him, or turn away from his path.

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Constantly Allah subhanaw taala tells the prophet and in fact, Allah subhanaw taala told the prophet SAW Allah and he said, who the Prophet himself employed the best of techniques in calling people to Allah, that ultimately not everyone is going to accept the guidance. In fact, the majority of people are going to reject. When a fellow nurse you will know how to study meaning, or Mohammed, in spite of you being so keen on guiding people and saving them

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from Hellfire, most of them are not going to accept.

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You think that cheered the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, or brought pain to the heart of the prophet who was in IT.

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And especially spite of all of that, the promises moved on. And he continued, why because he was a man of a mission. In fact, there are so many stories in so many cases, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam treatment, the Prophet sallallahu, asylums nobility in his reaction to those who sought to provoke him or offend him allien Salatu was Salam led

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to that individuals guidance.

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We come here and congregate, come together here in a mosque named after one of the best companions of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, this companion or modern photo probably Allahu Allah who became one of the biggest assets for this Deen

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Amaro de la at one point he used to say and do things that were offensive to the prophet and to Islam.

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And he found Islam on his way to go and assassinate the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam on his way to assassinate and killed the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam, Allah brought him to this Deen

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Abu hurayrah the Allahu anhu once his mother said something very abusive and something very painful. She insulted the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he was so angry. He went to the Prophet crying, he said almost we have a law. My mom

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said this about you.

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Almost you have a lie. I'm so sorry. I'm missing you.

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I wish Allah with guide my mother the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam raised his hand and he said, Oh Allah, guide the mother of Abu hurayrah Allah Almighty era.

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He was so happy went back to his mother to tell her that the prophets I said, when I told him that she insulted the Prophet that the Prophet actually made too hot for her.

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When he went home, she said, Don't come in. Wait. I'm bathing.

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She was taking a bath.

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And then when she finished her bath and put on her clothes, she said Buhari are coming as he was coming in, she was saying she had to Allah Allah Illallah Muhammad Rasul Allah.

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I will conclude with one more story. One more story. Because the prophets, I sort of knew who he was dealing with. I mean, we have to be very careful. And you have to be very selective. If it's someone totally ignorant, who has no weight, no value, like it is the case in this particular ridiculous case that we're dealing with. You know,

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someone who has a long list of offenses and who has so many

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reports are coming out now at about this mysterious person who's behind all of this in a meth lab, meth lab,

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identity theft, all kinds of offenses, and I think they're gonna nail him anyways. But who cares? He's a nobody.

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The dust of the sandals of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is more valuable than this man in my eyes, nor this man or anyone will be able to ever hurt the Messenger of Allah whom Allah has exalted in honor. Who is being celebrated. Allah is salatu salam, all over the world, millions of followers, what are they correct in?

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Arabic one hub in Allah subhanho wa Taala promises in a lot of states in the Shani, aka who will, or whoever almost Europe, Allah, whoever insults you, will be cut off.

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So I'm not worried about that.

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Right? I'm not worried about that. Guess what,

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however, it is indeed the duty of the Muslim.

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To love the prophets of Allah, Allah He will send them an honor the Messenger of Allah.

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And

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love the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as Allah says, as little as 010

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and support the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. But how do we do this?

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Brothers and sisters, the best of ways to do this is to uphold to follow and uphold the principles and the teachings of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam.

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Because he, you have two things. You see, there are two different levels. One level is after the fact when something happens, how do you react to it? But there's another step before that? How do you prevent something from happening? And that's where it allow me to say this police, no offense to any one of you, we are all in it. That's where we failed. That's where the oma in general failed. That's what what were we Muslims living here in the United States of America, and those of us here in this area, that's where we failed.

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In in preventing this,

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or reducing this from happening, by being proactive, because we can continue to be

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reactive, we can continue to just wait for the next big thing or little thing and make a big deal out of it and go crazy. And, you know, we can continue to do to do this, we can continue to have people, right,

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provoke us

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and allow them to have us play right into their hands. The very reaction that was sought the very objective

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that was intended, was granted to them by millions of Muslims, unfortunately, actually, it's not so full I take this back. It's not actually millions of Muslims. Let me just correct this. In fact, someone did a quick

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a quick statistic this morning I saw it, of how many people reacted to this ignorantly actually it is point is less than point 01 percent.

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Point 01 percent.

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Right. It's in the 1000s 1000s of people out of 1.2 billion Muslims in those countries where those crazy things happen. So Alhamdulillah but you know, who controls the media is blown out of proportion. And then there are some sad incidents, some tragic losses, the loss of one human being is a is is a huge loss.

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We had four individuals, a diplomat, an ambassador, who was very friendly to the people of Libya, Ambassador Stevens perished because of these things. And today in Yemen, four people died. This is other than the other people that died in this process. And none of them. Really none of this was was was worth it.

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None of it.

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So how do we deal? How do we uphold? How do we deal with with things that we hear and listen to? There is a lot to be said about this. But I want to just give you three steps. From right from the advice of the Prophet salallahu, Alayhi, wasallam. When we deal with things or hear things, what do we do?

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What do we do, because it is human nature, it is natural human nature, we are going to react to we're going to,

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we're going to respond to things that we hear and these days we are being overloaded with news. We hear about things happening in certain areas, we learned about them before the people who are residing or living in those areas. This is the reality of the time in which we live. That's why it's very, it's very important. Now more than ever before, to follow these principles. First and foremost, brothers and sisters, you have to look at whatever it is that you're engaging, or you're dealing with or you're hearing, is it does it concern you in any way or shape?

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Does it concern you? Is it of your concerns?

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Right? Is there any good image for you? is it part of your responsibility? Is it of your priorities?

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If it is not, then you ignore it. Why? Because the prompts will also live in the authentic has deeth says, right? mean her Sunni Islam in model he takumin a part of one's being a good Muslim is abandoning and avoiding that which does not concern him.

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So this is the first principle. If it doesn't concern you doesn't concern me. There is no good in it. For me. It's not part of my priorities. There is nothing I can do about it. Right? It's not it's not any of my business, I leave it alone.

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For the believer has other things that are much more important than he can do. And indeed, it is those who who understand this and who are focused on fulfilling their mission

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who tend to resist it because it's very tempting. It is curiosity is just one of you know, it is an asset but sometimes though, it's also very destructive.

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But it is natural as I said, because in the in the in the Parana losses, okay for us to be able to help be Hilbre.

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Right.

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So this is where the Prophet is saying in the head in a lot he enforces this by saying when I took formerly silica be here, do not pursue that which you have no knowledge of that which is not of your concern.

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Number two, if it is of your concern, if it is something that you have to deal with,

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then you have and you have to react to it. There's a very important principle that we often neglect. Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Yeah, you have a lady in India confess you

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know, and to Cebu calm and be sure to speak to Allah. Nadine. Oh, you who believe when an ignorant person or a deviant brings you a piece of news when you when someone shares something with you before you spread it and you start sharing it and he starts sending it to all of your friends and saying, Oh my God, this isn't happening. If it is of your concern, before you do that for tobiano Allah subhanaw taala says verify it, analyze it, investigate make sure that it's authentic. Make sure that you know

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it holds water make sure that it's it's real.

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And the law says because you may end up doing something or reacting in a fashion but to speak while mF Altoona demean and you end up regretting what you did what you did.

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You end up dreading what you did, even if you're doing it with good intention.

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Right? today No. And I tell you brothers and sisters ignorance, I mean the biggest enemy. The biggest disease of mankind is ignorance. No wonder the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam came to eradicate ignorance, Jamelia. He came to wipe it out. It is very unfortunate and painful and it is heartbreaking to watch the aroma of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam slip into ignorance and do ignorant things and act together.

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Currently, it is very painful.

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And and, you know, it is true. I mean, Martin Luther King says nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity, stupidity, sincere, ignorant when the person is very sincere, but they're ignorant. Why, because they don't want to verify they don't want to learn, nor do they want to go and pursue answers from those people who have the expertise and have the knowledge, please move forward, Baraka Luffy come, the third step, once you verify it, and you find out that it's something legitimate, you seek solution,

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or you respond to it in the most appropriate fashion, if you're qualified to handle it yourself, it is something of your expertise, your field, you have the strength, you have the ability, you have the authority to handle it, and deal with it and bring an end to it, then it becomes a moral obligation as well as a religious obligation upon you.

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And if it's something wrong, that needs to be changed, you change it, if it's something good, that needs to be spread or joined, you join it.

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And if you need to rally people, or you need help to achieve it, then you do that. And if there are other people in the field,

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you know, taking upon this issue, and you can join them, you join them and follow their lead. And if nobody is taking the lead in it, you didn't you take charge since you're the most knowledgeable or you're the most qualified, you take charge, and you

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you know, take the lead and you start bringing, you know, either you bring good or you repel evil.

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But if you're not qualified, if you're not the person for it, and Rahim Allah wa and out of LFC May Allah subhanho wa Taala give mercy bestow mercy upon a person who knows his own weight or his own value.

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If you're not the person for it, or if you are not totally sure or if you're confused, then whenever I do hula, hula, hula, hula DNS tambien, Puna, home in home.

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First, victory in quantum let alone, we go back to our leadership. We go back to our scholars, we go back to our experts, we sit down, we put our minds together to come up with a solution. We just don't act, we don't start taking initiatives.

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We calculate the consequences of any action or any initiative. Every person is responsible for every word that he or she utters, or for every word that they type, or for every message or posting that they forward, or every clip that they share with people. You're responsible of someone acts upon those things. If someone is provoked, and they do something out of ignorance, you're responsible for it.

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So many times I get people sharing things and sending the Oh my God, look what is happening, share this, if you love the Prophet sallallahu sallam, you have to share it with 10 of your friends. Mashallah, now this is the criteria. So if I don't share it with 10 of my friends, I no longer love the process of realizing it. This is how we're you know, somehow not a bit. Who said that? Where is the Delete for it? Where did the law say that in the Quran or the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam? And who said that you write in fact if you love the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam you honor him you would not share this video with anyone nor would you spread it nor would you watch it

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yourself.

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trashy, low class holds no intellectual value whatsoever.

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You want me to wash it? You want me to to add another view to it? You want me to spread it? You want me to share it? In the name of spreading awareness? How ignorance can one be

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the enemies of Islam? All they have to do is just send it to the Muslims and Muslims did the job.

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Allah How many times do we have to fall for the same trick over and over again?

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It is not them that insulted the Prophet it is those people who spread this all over all over the place. It's not even a movie.

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Stupid trailer.

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Right? childish

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as one describes it, and I trust him very well.

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childish.

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That's, I mean, everyone that watched it as this is what caused all of this.

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Nobody would have known or known about it.

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So we have to be very careful and respond and read and refer to our scholars. And if we have something good to say or do or share, then we share it if not, as the Prophet said. mechanic Mirabella. He will do me a favor for the apple hire an audio Smith who believes in a lot the last day Let him his take good or keep silent. For silence sometimes is the best thing

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and

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Bear in mind brothers and sisters, it is not enough that you heard it somewhere or your saw it somewhere. It doesn't give you enough reason. It doesn't give it legitimacy for you to spread it say well, I'm just sharing something that I heard, because in the Hadith, it is said could have been more it could be been a new head disciple the Messiah. It is enough of a lie to be registered against you as a lie. If you share everything that you hear, I conclude with this very horrific very graphic scene related to us by the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam himself, the prophet in his dream when he went or in the Isra, when he went in his dream, to to heaven,

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He said, and it's a very lengthy part of that Hadith. He says, him in the angel, we went and came to a man laying on his back.

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And there was another man standing over him with an iron hook. On the other side,

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he went to one side of his face, and cut open the side of his mouth until he reached the back of his neck, ripped it,

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put the hook the iron hook, on his mouth, and ripped.

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And he did the same thing with his nostril. And he did the same thing with his eye.

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very graphic scene. And then he went to the other side, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, he said to do the same thing with the other side. This is in Hellfire when either when and Johanna, this is someone being tortured. And he did the same thing with the other side while the first side healed.

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And then he went to the other side again.

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He continues to do this, the prophet said, Who are these two? What is this? And the angel said to the Prophet, go, go, keep going, move, and the Prophet went. And they said, and they saw some other things. Later on, the angel explained to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam the meaning of this scene, and what he saw, he said to him, as for the man, you came to whose jaw was split to his neck, whose nostrils to his neck, whose eye to his neck. He was a man who went from his house and told lies, which spread everywhere.

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Juliette de buen, kariba Fatah.

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He makes up a story or he shares something, a lie, and then it goes all over the place. And it causes damages that nobody knows about except a loss of harlot Allah, I seek refuge in Allah azza wa jal from being amongst such people I asked a lot so just to make you and I have those who listen and follow the bus with a listen to a polo handle todos de la luna confessor

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hamdu lillahi wa Salatu was Salam O Allah Abadi letting you know stuff about

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and natural selasa Alamo Rabbani

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lemon Allah Sabina Jaya wahama john Leon la colina me Runa McElderry let me still do binaural in when Amelia oh no cannon was a

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very profound statement made by a leader of the law hahaha very profound statement. He said people are three types. There are three different types of people, right? I only Maura Bernie, a well established sincere devout scholar.

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These are the leaders

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and when we turn them on Allah Sabina and those who are seeking knowledge, an individual who seeks knowledge, he is on a path of salvation. If he becomes a scholar of hamdulillah If not, if his life is cut short, then he's on that path anyways. He's seeking knowledge seeking enlightenment. He's always looking for answers. He is learning always.

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And then unfortunately, this is the case of the majority were hematuria

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at Barrow, Kulina ignorant mobs

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rabble

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people who follow every trend, and every demagogue

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who is you know, they just follow everything whatever oh my god here. Let's go rally should do whatever.

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You mean.

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They follow every trend.

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Every trend, whatever is trendy, what's the latest slip? Give me a new one. Mr. Panetta. Let me tell you it will be noted in their path is not illuminated

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by the light of knowledge

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nor have they resorted to a well established fortress. They're not referring to anyone. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam warned this oma brothers and sisters of this weak state that we're in a time where people will not have

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scholars leading people will not have enough knowledgeable people, and they assign to leadership, ignorant people, but the other NASA,

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NASA,

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Apollo, they miss they, they go astray themselves and they misguide people. So we have to be very careful. And we have an added responsibility in sha Allah tala, we'll talk about what we can do to prevent these kind of things in the near future in Charlotte, Allah, as a community, we have a responsibility, we have a responsibility, this weak state that we're in, where we can even hold someone accountable for the kind of charges and claims they make against our profit.

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Right. nor can we engage or approve of the type of actions taken by our fellow Muslim brothers and sisters overseas is quite a dilemma. People don't understand how the First Amendment works here. It's working for us. It is because of that first amendment that you and I have the right to congregate, sit here and worship Allah subhanho wa Taala, the very amendment that gives this idiots the right to say whatever he said about the Prophet sallallahu Sallam or produce whatever he produced.

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They don't understand I don't expect them to understand the situation we're in. But we should understand and we should know better. And we should be better prepared to deal with those kind of things and handle them.

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And when we're not, somebody else is going to take an action, somebody else is going to do something that will make your life and my life a lot harder. So we can't sit and complain. We need to be proactive. We need to come together put our resources and our minds together. Allah has blessed us and we need to figure something out. I ask Allah azza wa jal to make you and I have those who listen and follow the best of what they listen to. I ask Allah to strengthen our own my ask Allah to honor our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, I asked Allah subhanho wa Taala to bestow His peace and blessings upon him and make us of those who follow his footsteps. ask Allah subhana wa tada

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to

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give healing and full recovery to our Muslim brothers and sisters who are suffering of any ailment. Brothers and sisters, let us not be distracted from some of the real issues are our brothers and sisters in Syria, their situation is very offensive to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, remember them in your draft, don't forget to follow their news. This is exactly what the enemies of Islam want. No one is more happy that you because of what is happening to them, probably the Assad regime and his thoughts him in his regime. They're very thrilled. Like nothing is happening in the world. Like nothing is happening. What is coming out of Syria is much more offensive to the Prophet

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sallallahu Sallam and his legacy than this, this unknown movie by this unknown figure that nobody knew about if it wasn't for the reaction of the Muslims. I wish the Muslims had had the same amount of zeal and the same amount of energy to do something about the situation in Syria. Well, ah, he and I say this with full confidence. I feel that I say this with full confidence that is much more offensive to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam than a movie that nobody knows about. And I'm well aware that you guys are aware of this, I just wanted to release, you know, reiterate this and reinforce this that we know better than anyone else. So let us not lose track of the real issues and

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continue our support and Quint continuing on what awareness and continue to drive for our brothers and sisters in Syria until them and other places until the loss of power. It gives them full relief. I ask Allah subhanaw taala to strengthen them and give them victory upon those who wronged them. I asked Allah subhanaw taala just just to destroy the wrongdoers, and and and bring an end to their atrocities. Robin attina for doing your hustle as often as possible talking about the law in the last Saturday when when mercury went belly, up into the corona Coraline skokomish crew Alana musica melodic hola como la la Mata smell.

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For many stories in so many cases, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam treatment, the prophets of Allah asylums nobility in his reaction to those who sought to provoke him or offend him, Allah salatu salam led

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to that individuals guidance.

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We come here and congregate come together here in a mosque named after one of the best companions of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, this companion or modern photo probably alojado, who became one of the biggest assets for this Dean

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Amaro de la at one point he used to say and do things that were offensive to the prophet and to Islam

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and

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He found Islam on his way to go and assassinate the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam on his way to assassinate and killed the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam, Allah brought him to this Deen

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Abu hurayrah the Allahu anhu once his mother said something very abusive and something very painful, she insulted the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he was so angry, he went to the Prophet crying, he said almost you have a law. My mom

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said this about you.

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Almost you have a lie. I'm so sorry. Oh, I wish Allah with guiding my mother the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam raised his hand and he said, Oh Allah, guide the mother of Abu hurayrah. Aloha Maddy

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was so happy went back to his mother to tell her that the prophets I said, when I told him that she insulted the Prophet that the Prophet actually made it for her.

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When he went home, she said, Don't come in. Wait. I'm bathing.

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She was taking a bath.

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And then when she finished her bath and put on her clothes, she said before I ever come in, as he was coming in, she was saying she had to Allah, Allah Illallah Muhammad Rasulullah.

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I'll conclude with one more story. One more story. Because the promise I sort of knew who he was dealing with, I mean, we have to be very careful. And you have to be very selective. If it's someone totally ignorant, who has no weight, no value, like it is the case in this particular ridiculous case that we're dealing with, you know,

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someone who has a long list of offenses and who has so many

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reports are coming out now at about this mysterious person who's behind all of this, you know, meth lab, meth lab,

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identity theft, all kinds of offenses, and I think they're gonna nail him anyways. But who cares? He's a nobody.

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The dust of the sandals of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is more valuable than this man in my eyes, nor this man or anyone will be able to ever hurt the Messenger of Allah whom Allah has exalted in honor. Who is being celebrated. Allah is Salatu was Salam. All over the world, millions of followers what a family like a duck in our pineapple. Lily Rebecca one in Allah subhanho wa Taala promises in a law states in the Shani aka who will Apter whoever, almost Europe, Allah, whoever insults you will be cut off.

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So I'm not worried about that.

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Right? I'm not worried about that. Guess what,

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however, it is indeed the duty of the Muslim.

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To love the prophets of Allah, Allah He will send them an honor the Messenger of Allah.

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And

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love the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as Allah says, little as 00

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and support the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. But how do we do this?

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Brothers and sisters, the best of ways to do this is to uphold to follow and uphold the principles and the teachings of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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Because you have two things, you see there are two different levels. One level is after the fact when something happens, how do you react to it? But there is another step before that. How do you prevent something from happening? And that's where, and allow me to say this, please, no offense to any one of you, we are all in it. That's where we failed.

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That's where the oma in general failed. That's what what we are we Muslims living here in the United States of America, and those of us here in this area, that's where we failed.

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In in preventing this,

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or reducing this from happening, by being proactive, because we can continue to be

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reactive, we can continue to just wait for the next big thing or little thing and make a big deal out of it and go crazy. And, you know, we can continue to do To do this we can continue to have people, right,

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provoke us

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and allow them to have us play right into their hands. The very reaction that was sought the very objective

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that was intended, was granted to them by millions of Muslims, unfortunately, actually, it's not so full I take this back. It's not actually millions of Muslims. Let me just correct this. In fact, someone did the Quick,

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quick statistic this morning I saw it, of how many people reacted to this ignorantly actually it is point

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is less than point zero.

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1%

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point 01 percent.

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Right? It's in the 1000s 1000s of people out of 1.2 billion Muslims in those countries where those crazy things happen. So Alhamdulillah, but you know, who controls the media is blown out of proportion. And then there are some sad incidents, some tragic losses, the loss of one human being is a is, is a huge loss.

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We had for, you know, individuals, a diplomat, an ambassador, who was very friendly to the people of Libya, Ambassador Stevens perished because of these things. And today in Yemen, four people died. This is other than the other people that died in this process, and none of them. Really, none of this was was was worth it.

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None of it.

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So, how do we deal how do we uphold how do we deal with with things that we hear and listen to, there is a lot to be said about this. But I want to just give you three steps. From right from the advice of the Prophet sallallahu, Alayhi, wasallam. When we deal with things or hear things, what do we do?

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What do we do, because it is human nature, it is natural human nature, we are going to react to we're going to

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we're going to respond to things that we hear and these days we are being overloaded with news. We hear about things happening in certain areas, we learned about them before the people who are residing or living in those areas. This is the reality of the time in which we live. That's why it's very, it's very important. Now more than ever before, to follow these principles. First and foremost, brothers and sisters, you have to look at whatever it is that you're engaging, or you're dealing with or you're hearing, is it does it concern you in any way or shape?

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Does it concern me? Is it of your concerns?

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Right? Is there any good image for you? is it part of your responsibility? Is it of your priorities?

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If it is not, then you ignore it. Why? Because the prompts will also live in the authentic has deep says, right? mean her Sunni Islam in model II Taku. Man, a part of one's being a good Muslim is abandoning and avoiding that which does not concern him.

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So this is the first principle. If it doesn't concern you, doesn't concern me. There is no good in it for me. It's not part of my priorities. There is nothing I can do about it. Right? It's not it's not any of my business, I leave it alone.

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For for the believer has other things that are much more important than he can do. And indeed, it is those who who understand this and who are focused on fulfilling their mission.

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who tend to resist it because it's very tempting. It is. Curiosity is just one of you know, it is an asset but sometimes though, it's also very destructive.

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But it is natural, as I said, because in the in the in the Quran, Allah says, okay, fertile spirit, I love Allah to help be Hilbre.

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Right.

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So this is what the Prophet is saying in the Hadith in a lot he enforces this by saying when I took formerly silica be here, do not pursue that which you have no knowledge of that which is not of your concern.

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Number two, if it is of your concern, if it is something that you have to deal with,

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then you have and you have to react to it. There's a very important principle that we often neglect. Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Yeah, you

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know, and to Cebu comb and BG halogen, so to speak, who Allah Falco, Nadine, oh, you who believe when an ignorant person or a deviant brings you a piece of news when you when someone shares something with you before you spread it, and you start sharing it and he starts sending it to all of your friends and saying, Oh my God, this isn't happening. If it is of your concern, before you do that, for tabea, no loss of habitat says verify it, analyze it, investigate, make sure that it's authentic. Make sure that you know

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it holds water, make sure that it's it's real.

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And the law says because you may end up doing something or reacting in a fashion but just be who I

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mean in the end up regretting what you did what you did.

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You end up dreading what you did, even if you're doing it with

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good intention.

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Right? today No. And I tell you brothers and sisters ignorance, I mean the biggest enemy. The biggest disease of mankind is ignorance. No wonder the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam came to eradicate ignorance Gehenna he came to wipe it out. It is very unfortunate and painful and it is heartbreaking to watch the oma of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam slip into ignorance, and do ignorant things and act ignorantly It is very painful.

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And and you know, it is true. I mean, Martin Luther King says nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity, stupidity, sincere, ignorant when the person is very sincere, but they're ignorant. Why because they don't want to verify they don't want to learn, nor do they want to go and pursue answers from those people who have the expertise and have the knowledge, please move forward. Baraka Luffy COMM The third step, once you verify it, and you find out that it's something legitimate, you seek solution,

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or you respond to it in the most appropriate fashion, if you're qualified to handle it yourself, it is something of your expertise, your field, you have the strength, you have the ability, you have the authority to handle it, and deal with it and bring an end to it, then it becomes a moral obligation as well as a religious obligation upon you.

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And if it's something wrong, that needs to be changed, you change it, if it's something good, that needs to be spread or joined, you join it.

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And if you need to rally people or you need help to achieve it, then you do that. And if there are other people in the field,

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you know, taking upon this issue, and you can join them you join them and follow their lead. And if nobody is taking the lead in it you didn't you take charge since you're the most knowledgeable or you're the most qualified, you take charge and you

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you know take the lead and you start bringing you know, either you bring good or you repel evil.

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But if you're not qualified, if you're not the person for it, and Rahim Allah and Allah

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May Allah subhanho wa Taala give mercy bestow mercy upon a person who knows his own weight or his own value.

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If you're not the person for it, or if you are not totally sure or if you're confused, then whenever I do hula, hula, hula, hula DNS Tamil Puna, home in home.

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First, victory in quantum let alone, we go back to our leadership. We go back to our scholars, we go back to our experts, we sit down, we put our minds together to come up with a solution. We just don't act we don't start taking initiatives.

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We calculate the consequences of any action or any initiative. Every person is responsible for every word that he or she utters, or for every word that they type, or for every message or posting that they forward or every clip that they share with people. You're responsible of someone acts upon those things. If someone is provoked, and they do something out of ignorance, you're responsible for it.

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So many times I get people sharing things and sending the Oh my God, look what is happening. Share this, if you love the Prophet sallallahu sallam, you have to share it with 10 of your friends. Mashallah, now this is the criteria. So if I don't share it with 10 of my friends, I no longer love the province of Eliasson. This is how we're you know, somehow not a bit. Who said that? Where is the Delete for it? Where did the law say that in the Quran or the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and who said that you write in fact, if you love the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam you honor Him, you would not share this video with anyone nor would you spread it nor would you watch it

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yourself

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trashy, low class holds no intellectual value whatsoever

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you want me to watch it? You want me to to add another view to it? You want me to spread it? You want me to share it in the name of spreading awareness? How ignorance can one be

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the enemies of Islam. All they have to do is just send it to the Muslims and Muslims did the job.

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So Han Allah How many times do we have to fall for the same trick over and over again?

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It is not them that insulted the Prophet it is those people who spread this all over all over the place. It's not even a movie.

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Stupid trailer.

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Right? It's childish.

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As one describes it, and I trust him very well.

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childish.

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That's, I mean, everyone that watched it as this is what caused me

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Nobody would have known or known about it.

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So we have to be very careful and respond and read and refer to our scholars. And if we have something good to say or do or share, then we share it. If not, as the Prophet said mccanna Mirabella he will do me a favor for the apple hire on audio Smith, He who believes in a lot the last day Let him his take good or keep silent for silence sometimes is the best thing.

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And bear in mind brothers and sisters, it is not enough that you heard it somewhere or your saw it somewhere. It doesn't give you enough reason. It doesn't give it legitimacy for you to spread and say, Well, I'm just sharing something that I heard, because in the Hadith, it is said bill, Maher, Caliban, a new head disability masama it is enough of a lie to be registered against you as a lie. If you share everything that you hear, I conclude with this very horrific very graphic scene related to us by the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam himself, the prophet in his dream when he went, or in the tsra when he went in his dream, to to heaven,

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He said, and it's a very lengthy Hadith part of that Hadith. He says, him in the angel, we went, and came to a man laying on his back.

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And there was another man standing over him with an iron hook. On the other side,

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he went to one side of his face, and cut open the side of his mouth, until he reached the back of his neck, ripped it,

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put the hook the iron hook, on his mouth, and ripped.

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And he did the same thing with his nostril. And he did the same thing with his eye.

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very graphic scene. And then he went to the other side, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam said, he said to do the same thing with the other side. This is in Hellfire when either when in jahannam, this is someone being tortured. And he did the same thing with the other side while the first side healed.

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And then he went to the other side again.

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He continues to do this, the prophet said, Who are these two? What is this? And the angel said to the Prophet, go, go, keep going, move, and the Prophet went. And they said they saw some other things. later on. The angel explained to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam the meaning of this scene, and what he saw, he said to him, as for the man, you came to, whose jaw was split to his neck, was nostro to his neck, who was I to his neck. He was a man who went from his house and told lies, which spread everywhere

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around Juliette de PUE, kariba Fatah.

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He makes up a story or he shares something, a lie, and then it goes all over the place. And it causes damages that nobody knows about except a loss of power to Allah. I seek refuge in Allah azza wa jal from being amongst such people I asked a lot so just to make you and I have those who listen and follow the best way to listen to a polo handle.

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hamdu lillahi wa salatu salam ala Abadi letting you know stuff about

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daddy

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woofie and 41 with a 30 pada pada ameerul momineen and even a lot more anessa selasa. Alamo. Rob, Danny.

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Lehman Allah Sabina wahama, john, Leon, la colina, me Runa McElderry let me study will be Nouriel in will Amelia, in a rokinon was

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very profound the statement made by a leader of the Allahu Allah, very profound statement he said people are three types. There are three different types of people, right? I only more abahani a well established sincere devout scholar.

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These are the leaders.

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And one more time the Mona Lisa de Lena and those who are seeking knowledge, an individual who seeks knowledge, he is on a path of salvation. If he becomes a scholar of hamdulillah If not, if his life is cut short, then he's on that path anyways. He's seeking knowledge, seeking enlightenment. He's always looking for answers. He is learning always.

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And then unfortunately, this is the case of the majority will haematuria

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acqualina ignorant mobs

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rabel

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people who follow every trend

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And every demagogue

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who is you know, they just follow everything, whatever oh my god here, let's go rally should do whatever

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you mean

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they follow every trend,

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every trend whatever is trendy what's the latest slip in North American area Let me tell you it will be noted and their path is not illuminated

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by the light of knowledge

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nor have they resorted to a well established fortress, they're not referring to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam warned this oma brothers and sisters of this weak state that we're in a time where people will not have

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scholars leading people will not have enough knowledgeable people, and they assign to leadership, ignorant people. But NASA after NASA,

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Apollo, they miss they, they go astray themselves and they misguide people. So we have to be very careful. And we have an added responsibility and chautala will talk about what we can do to prevent these kind of things in the near future in sha Allah tala. As a community, we have a responsibility, we have a responsibility, this weak state that we're in, where we can't even hold someone accountable for the kind of charges and claims they make against our profit.

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Right. nor can we engage or approve of the type of actions taken by our fellow Muslim brothers and sisters overseas is quite a dilemma. People don't understand how the First Amendment works here, it's working for us. It is because of that first amendment that you and I have the right to congregate, sits here and worship Allah subhana wa tada the very amendment that gives this idiots the right to say whatever he said about the Prophet sallallahu Sallam or produce whatever he produced.

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They don't understand I don't expect them to understand the situation we're in. But we should understand and we should know better. And we should be better prepared to deal with those kind of things and handle them.

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And when we're not, somebody else is going to take an action, somebody else is going to do something that will make your life in my life a lot harder. So we can't sit and complain. We need to be proactive. We need to come together put our resources in our minds together, Allah has blessed us and we need to figure something out. I ask Allah azza wa jal to make you and I have those who listen and follow the best of what they listen to. I ask Allah, to strengthen our home, I ask Allah to honor our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, I asked Allah subhanho wa Taala to bestow His peace and blessings upon him and make us of those who follow his footsteps. ask Allah subhana wa tada

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to

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give healing and full recovery to our Muslim brothers and sisters who are suffering of any ailment. Brothers and sisters, let us not be distracted from some of the real issues of our brothers and sisters. In Syria. Their situation is very offensive to the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam, remember them in your drawer, don't forget to follow their news. This is exactly what the enemies of Islam want. No one is more happy than you because of what is happening to them, probably the Assad regime and his sucks him and his regime. They're very thrilled. Like nothing is happening in the world. Like nothing is happening. What is coming out of Syria is much more offensive to the province

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of aloha to celebrate his legacy than this, this unknown movie by this unknown figure that nobody knew about if it wasn't for the reaction of the Muslims. I wish the Muslims had had the same amount of zeal and the same amount of energy to do something about the situation in Syria. Well, law, he and I say this with full confidence. I pulled it I say this with full confidence that is much more offensive to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam than a movie that nobody knows about. And I'm well aware that you guys are aware of this, I just wanted to release you know, reiterate this and reinforce this that we know better than anyone else. So let us not lose track of the real issues and

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continue our support and krint continuing our awareness and continue to draw for our brothers and sisters in Syria until on and other places until the loss of habitat it gives him for relief. I asked Allah subhanaw taala to strengthen them and give them victory upon those who wronged them. I asked Allah subhanaw taala just just to destroy the wrongdoers and bring an end to their atrocities. robina Tina for dunya Hassan, Hassan Ottawa, Canada nada de la Ilaha last Saturday tehsil Cordova went

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