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AI: Summary © The speakers emphasize the importance of the Muslim community in building a strong community and community, as it is crucial for individuals to achieve excellence and success. They touch on the success of Muslim individuals in rebuilding the Muslim economy and building a strong theology community, as well as the loss of the Muslim's desire for a cell and the rise of Islam's desire for a cell. The speakers emphasize the importance of finding answers to one's actions and not giving up on one's success, protecting individuals' bodies, and creating a culture of safety and integrity.
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Smilla Rahmanir Rahim Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa salatu salam ala Sayyidina Muhammad

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Ali he was Harvey as you may know.

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Hamdulillah we covered almost half of Surah Milan if not more

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Yeah, and we said again to recap solitarily Emraan is about

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developing the person and developing the group of the Muslims developing the person and the group, person, individual and the whole community.

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The first half mainly focuses on developing the individual and we said which is why Tasneem will be heavily leveraged me and my son will be heavily left hold on to the rope of Allah seek shelter in the Help in the, in the rope of Allah. That's the individual, Jimmy and all of you together when you do that collectively well out of luck or you will be united and then then you have to preserve this kind of unity.

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This makes the person the individual strong and the community stronger the individual and the community.

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Okay, so, last thing we said, is that the excellence of the Muslim ummah, Allah subhanaw taala refers to it based on the fact that they believe in Allah, they have achieved this thing in themselves, which is the whole fruit of water schema, which is stuck with Allah azza wa jal. That's number one. And number two is that they conveyed the shared this with others, we are more honorable model for you and Hona. And in Hong Kong, they enjoying the good and they advise against the evil. Okay, so

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individual benefit and extending this benefit to others. This is the basis for the excellence of the Muslim ummah, this made them the best community ever brought forth for mankind.

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And then Allah subhanaw taala refers to the people of the book

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that they were supposed to take the scripture that was given to them, and do the same thing, build themselves individually based on it, and then collectively, build the community or the nation, according to this understanding. Then Allah, Allah clarify certain things about the people of the book. And again, we're not going into every verse and every idea, but the whole point here is to

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is to point out the central theme we set in every solar and then see how the secondary themes connect the general themes in the solar connect, connect to it. Then Allah Subhanallah compares the state of the believers and here we start with verse number one 116, Allah subhanaw taala compares the state of the believers individually and collectively to the disbelievers. So Allah says in the Latina Kapha rollin Tony Wildhammer Allah, Allah Muhammad, Allah Isha, what would that make us have on Nottingham fee? Ha, ha the dune. Those who have disbelieved their wealth, their money, their possessions, their children, everything they possess, basically will not avail them from Allah will

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not protect them from Allah subhanaw taala there they're going to be the people of the hellfire and they will they will abide in it forever

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and then Allah Subhana Allah experience something about the

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about the disbelievers the people who reject Faith. methylammonium Fiona if you had hit hayati dunya Kamath, Ali Rehan fie household rune Assad but Helfer Coleman Bala mu Baltimore on Fusa home, I like it. When I'm home alone. What I can enforce a home every Mon

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Allah says the exam

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I'm full of those disbelievers and what they spent what they spend, in order to extinguish the light of faith. The light of the truth is like

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a storm or like wind that brings with it hail, or freezing rain. And this freezing rain hits the vegetation, or the produce of certain people, and it destroys it.

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And Allah says, Allah does not wronged them, but they wronged themselves.

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Why does Allah mentioned this? Now, let's put this in context. So we said the solar talks about building the individual Muslim by holding on to the rope of Allah. And then we said, once this, this happened to a certain degree, it spills over into the community, the group of the believers, and then the group of the believers are supposed to preserve that the unity that Allah has given them and enhance it.

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Now it's going to happen, at certain times that you will see the disbelievers displaying unity and strength, strength of the individual and strength of the group is going to look sometimes, like people who oppose the truth, the disbelievers will show strength on the at the individual level. So find some of them are very successful, very intelligent, very resourceful. Right. And this happens often, our times, actually, we have great examples of people who are upon falsehood, yet they have personal excellence in terms of worldly success in terms of resourcefulness. At the collective level, you find these people working together as a team. They are a team. They have end goals,

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they're working to eat towards these end goals, they have projects, and the projects seem to be successful. Isn't this happening? It's happening, we're talking about governments, we're talking about nations, we're talking about organizations, we're talking about

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social endeavors, we're talking about so many, we're talking about this kind of success at so many levels, from the individual to the different levels of collective work. Then Allah subhana, Allah says, Do not be deluded by this, do not let let the the facade of this or how this looks like, do not let you don't let this deceive you thinking that these people will achieve personal excellence and will achieve excellence at the level of the group. Although this is what it seems to be on the surface, and towards the end of the surah. Allah will clarify this further, further, but we're just going to take the idea and this verse, Allah says the example of these people or the analogy about

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the state of the state of this people is like people who have grown some say vegetables, fruits, etc. And now this plantation is actually offering the produce, it has yielded these fruits, and it's time to reap them, right time to benefit from them, just before they are able to reap the fruits. Allah subhanaw taala sends wind and storms that has hail and freezing rain. And what does it do? It destroys the produce before they're able to take benefit of it before they're able to get hold of it. So Allah Subhana Allah is going to render all of their efforts, fruitless, even though they seem to be in the final stages of their projects. They seem to be almost reaping the fruits. So Allah

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Subhan Allah says, don't think that they will ever get what they want. They might get some of the benefits they might get some of the fruits but they will not be able to get the full

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benefit of their efforts. Allah is going to spoil it for them. And Allah says in the Quran, the Quran

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Allah says those who disbelieve and those who oppose the truth you want for your owner and why the homeless should do answer be the law they spend their money and their wealth in the read have read their resources in order to turn people away from the path of Allah.

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Firstly, you won't feel gonna they're going to spend this money they're going to put it in projects, they're going to build something with it.

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Full metal corner I am hacer la then it will turn against them. It was backfire.

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fumar you will a boon then they will be defeated. They will be on the losing end.

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will let you know Cafaro Illa Johanna Maria Sharon then on the Day of Judgment they will be resurrected and push towards the hellfire.

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Why? Because this is a comparison. This is the opposite of what the believers what the ideal believers are supposed to be in the believers if they put their effort in

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In building themselves individually on faith, and then collectively build the bond among the believers build the Muslim community, the Muslim ummah, Allah subhanaw taala is going to bring this to full fruition.

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Whereas for the disbelievers if they follow the same, if they follow their own ways to build individual success, then collective success, Allah is not going to make their efforts pay off completely.

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Then Allah subhanaw taala warns the believers that if they want, at the group level at the nation or OMA level, if they want to be successful, they should not take close helpers, people who do not believe in their course. Law says yeah, you're living in a home and we'll let it if you do get on it. I mean, don't come lie. I don't wanna come Hi, Bella, what domanick compatibility Bacala Omen FYE 123. So Dulong Akbar podbean. Allah common iOttie in contemplado. So Allah warns the believers against taking people as close advisers, as people who will show you the way oh do important work for your retina is

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it's like the the inner coat for example, in your coat, you have the inside part of it. That's the apana don't take the closest people to you to advise you, to show you what to do and what not to do. Especially when it comes to big decisions. Don't take them people don't take the people who don't believe in your course. People who don't really

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watch out for you.

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Don't take them as the close one because they will betray you. They will stab you in the back.

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Lie Aluna Comhar Bella they do not care. They do not hold any sanctity for you.

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They don't

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want DOMA and Tom what they want is hardship for you what they want is what's going to bring you pain. But better to bahala Omen FYI him the hatred or hate that they have for you slips out of their tongue. Sometimes.

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One or two fists will do the homework but what their hearts are what their chests. Keep inside the hate that they suppress inside. They don't let out so you don't notice it is far bigger than what comes out of their mouth.

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So Allah's mantra warns the believers against taking these people because they will destroy them individually and they will destroy them as a nation and the Muslim ummah has suffered a lot from these people. Muslim Ummah has suffered a lot from this people. So you have

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a lot of the betrayals that happen in the Muslim ummah, where people who were non Muslims, or misguided individuals who ascribe to Islam, they were brought the closest to the healer to the whole affair. There were the very close advisers. There were, some of them were person number two, in the caliphate.

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And they are the ones who conspired with external invaders against the Muslims.

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In Muslim history, there's a lot of this, there has been a lot of this.

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Then Allah subhanaw taala talks about something that happened to the Muslims as a group, as a community, the early Muslims, which is the battle of what

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Morocco ahead, Morocco had was a big test for the believers. First, Allah subhanaw taala gave them victory in the Battle of battle. Almost a year before that. And the battle of better victory was not expected against all odds against the numbers against the

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the weaponry against all the mathematic numbers they were in, they were in the side of the of the people of Christchurch, Allah Subhan Allah gave victory to the Muslims. So with about 313, Around 313 13 people and the people of Croatia around 1000, Allah give them victory. So this was a time when they believe is the companions of the Prophet Islam have achieved a high level of individual commitment to Allah which is why Towsley more heavily Allah and collectively, they have built the Muslim community in Medina, and it was very strong.

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So they achieved Jimmy and Walter for Rocco, so united all of you together and do not be divided amongst yourselves. So Allah Subhanallah gave them victory. After the Battle of better what happened, the whole phenomenon of an effect became an issue. hypocrisy. Muslims became a strength, recognizable strength. So hypocrisy, hypocrites started to spawn in the Muslim community that started to spread as a phenomenon. So there were people pretending to be Muslim, but they were actually not Muslim. And most people couldn't tell. Most people couldn't tell they were all Muslims. For the others. You couldn't tell what was in the heart of people.

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Now the Battle of what had came,

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the Battle of God came, Muslims grew

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A number at a time so they were more in number. They were around 900 as they set out of

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Medina north to face the army of Calabash outside of Medina. They didn't want because the Barcelona had a consultation with the believers and precedent preferred that they stay in Medina different Medina from within. But many of the people who did not take part in the Battle of whether they wanted to show more sacrifice for the sake of Allah, they wanted to show the their chivalry and their skills for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala. They said, No, we want a proper battle. So the numbers were greater, who voted more for facing the army of kreusch, outside in in an open landscape.

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So the prophets of salaam went for that decision. So as they left Medina, they were about 900, just above 900 300 of them, pulled out of the Muslim army with Abdullah and obey even a salute. Three, a third of the Muslim army pulled out why because people, the Muslims who took part in the Battle of better they were the best of Muslims, there was no hypocrites among them. These were the best. Some of the companions says

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that we were told by the prophets of Allah when he was salam, that the number of the people who fought with dilute against Talos with Sol against Goliath, there were 313, the same number or the two every battle, the same number of the people of battle. These are the best of the Muslims,

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the best of the Muslims. So individually, they were the best and collectively as a group, they were very well connected. So they achieved to our taslim will be heavily learned me and will letter for bloco, Allah gave them victory. Now when it's different, because these 900 you have more than 300, who are hypocrites or influenced by the hypocrites, people had disease in the heart. So they will they pulled out from the Muslim army, just upon, you know, departing Medina, heading to the north of Medina.

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And this was about to destroy the morale and the spirit of the Muslim army to the point that some of the Muslim army wanted to fight these 300 the prophets of salaam said it's not time to deal with this. Let's focus on the external army now before we deal with those people.

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Now, not all the hypocrites pulled out, some of them remained.

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So the Muslim group was not so

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pure in the sense not all of them were pure. There were hypocrites among them.

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And these hypocrites spread a lot of rumors and a lot of bad news. And they were sharing their doubts and their disbelief in the Promise of Allah subhanaw taala.

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So what happened in battle Avada was a great setback for the believers. 70 of the companions of the ALLAH, why not whiskey were killed, many of them were injured. It was a blow that Quraysh managed to

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have over the Muslims.

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There's a question here, since these are the believers, how come Allah Subhana Allah gives the people of Quraysh victory or somehow a specific victory over them? How come?

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Allah Subhana Allah says about this and so in Surah Ali Imran, I'm just gonna jump a little bit ahead.

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Allah says in verse number 165 Or one a month or so but Kumasi baton, sub to my three year old to another woman in DM fusi come in Allahu Allah militia in some of the some of those among the Muslim army. They said,

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when a calamity hits you, which is half of what you manage the damage that you you managed to do in the Battle of battle before because the Battle of badger the Muslims managed to kill 70 of the people of Croatia and take in captivity 70 That's 140 and the Battle of war heard only 70 Muslims were killed. So that's half

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so Allah says, And when you were hit half, with half of the calamity that you managed to inflict on your enemy. You said Where is this from? Where is this coming from? You wondered where did this come from? Allah says Allah Who am an MDM for cecum say it is from you. It's an issue with you in Allah Allah coalition are dear indeed Allah subhanaw taala is able of everything. Allah can do everything. So since the victory didn't come, then one of those conditions was not achieved either individual excellence at the level of faith. Second one color

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Active excellence at the level of the whole community at the level of the whole community. Anytime one of those conditions is not met or there is some blemish to these to the to the, to the achievement of the those two conditions, victory is not guaranteed.

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Victory is not guaranteed. This is why Allah Subhan Allah says in the Quran well a year gehad Allah who will caffeine ina Allah, Nina Sabina Allah will never give power

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to the disbelievers over the believers.

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So Allah says clearly well and near jail Hola Hola, Katharina el Mina sebelah.

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Allah will not give the disbelievers power, or not give the disbelievers power over the believers, somebody might say, but how can we say Muslims are being

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subjugated, being oppressed

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by disbelievers. What does this verse mean? Ignorance, I in response to this, I am allowed to hell. He says this is an issue of relativity.

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Relativity, the level of protection and immunity that Allah will give to the believers against being subjugated by the disbelievers is proportionate to the level of their Iman.

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When the man is complete, it's impossible for this believers to have any man is complete in terms of these two conditions that we mentioned at the individual level, and at the collective level.

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So the highest, the higher the man, the unlikely it becomes for the disbelievers to have power over the believers. Because a man itself is again, a man is not an idol concept. It's not like ideas, you have your harbor in your in your head. That's not a man. The reality of humans very dynamic is very powerful. When a person has faith, when a person has a man, this reflects a man we know is believed in the heart, speech with a tongue and actions deeds, it's a lifestyle, it translates into lifestyle, you cannot separate these things. We separate them into these three levels for us to understand them, theoretically, but the reality is, is the same phenomenon is the same phenomenon.

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It exists in the heart exists existent speech and exists in action. Naturally, you can't have faith in your heart, and then it does not translate into action is impossible. That's that's that's against human nature.

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so when people have faith, I truly believe that at the individual level, as we said, it's going to leak into the state of the group or the the Ummah, the community in the sense of unity, this what Allah says enamel me Nona, if indeed the believers are brothers to it. So the affinity and the brotherhood that is brought about by Eman naturally, by the way, it's not like, Okay, we believe as we have to be brothers. No, no, no Eman itself creates this brotherhood. It's the nature of Eman itself. So all you need in order for you to get this brotherhood and this strong bond. If you want to get it, you build the man, then it's a natural consequence of faith. It's not like, hey, let's

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get together because we believe it's we're supposed to be brothers. That's not how it happens. This is very, this is artificial. This is artificial. But the reality is, believers are attracted to one another. Why? Because the relationship between them their affinity between them is what faith. And faith is actually the essence of humans, what you believe in what you believe in. That's the essence of who you are. So we are connected. This is why in Islam, the bond of faith is stronger than the bond of love than the bond of blood.

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Because the bond of blood is who you are, physically, who you're connected to physically. But the bond of faith, it comes from the soul, which is the essence of who the humans are. It's the connection in the hearts, it's actually deeper. It is deeper. So this is where this connection comes from. So now the disbelievers will have power over the believers because of low Eman which is obviously going to reflect as low brotherhood and connection. Okay, so

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let's go back to the Battle of a hood. So Allah subhanaw taala says,

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with regards to the Battle of ahead now, let me just summarize everything here about the battle for her then we will go over some of the verses that have some points that stand out here. So the Battle of God was more of a setback for the believers for the early Muslims. And it happened because, again, the reason it's mentioned in surah Ali Imran and how it fits within the bigger context, is that

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Allah Subhana Allah is teaching the believers and

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A lesson from the battle of warhead. And as they say, what doesn't break your back makes you makes you stronger? Right? The Battle of warhead was just like this for the believers. It was like this for the like this for the believers.

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Allah wants them to learn a lesson.

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That since Allah is teaching you about personal excellence, while I tell Seymour behave Lila and his teaching you how this culminates and is crowned by strength at the group level at the community level, Jamie and Willa to follow Rocco. If any of that is blemished or compromised, then it's going to reflect in a loss. And this is what happened in the Battle of God, the first the 300, among you who have hypocrites that pulled out, then the remaining hypocrites that remained with you in the army, and they were destroying the spirit of the Muslim army and they were creating doubts about Allah subhanho wa taala.

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And then, we have the group of the believers that Allah placed on the small mountain, which is wa nine. Right, the archers, though prophesied in place there and he said to them, he gave him a clear command, you stay here, no matter what, even if you see that we are snatched by birds, basically, even if you are seeing us being massacred. You don't come to our rescue.

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Like there is more. There's no more desperate situation than this, that you're seeing us being massacred, don't come to or help.

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Clear instructions, right. Yet, when the Muslims in the beginning stages of the battle, they took them, they took over. They actually defeated they literally defeated kreusch who were running away, who are running away and they lost, they lost their base. They lost their the organization of their army, and they were running away they were fleeing

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those archers, the majority of them, they saw an opportunity. And this opportunity came from what a worldly desire

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or desire of what getting what is called a cell.

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Getting a cell, what is a cell? It is unfair. It is the spoils of war.

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They said, You know Quraishi have been defeated. And they saw the Muslim some of the Muslims are collecting the spoils. They said we should take part we should get our share.

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That's a weakness. This is why Allah Subhana Allah says in the Surah here

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verse number 152, Allah says Minco Mejuri to dunya woman coma ureteral Acura, some of you want the dunya. And some of you want the

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Allah is referring to this. Some people at this moment there was a moment of weakness, they were overtaken by by their desire for a worldly gain.

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And this caused them to go against the command of the provinces it was not like they were aware, okay, we're going against the command of the prophets of Salaam. But they did what is called we'll, right? They said no, no, the prophets I said and said, like we should stay there.

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And until the battle is over, and the battle seems to be over. So they gave themselves an excuse. And this is what is called in social sciences motivated reasoning. Once you have a desire, your mind starts working to justify that desire. It creates, it builds logic around it. That's why oftentimes we we see what we want in the world, or we see what we don't want in the world, depending on your emotional state. So this is how the brain works. So for them, they saw the attraction of the spoils of war. They wanted to go and get them.

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They wanted to get them

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and that

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got them to think or rationalize in a way. Yeah, that makes sense. The battle is over, let's go and get it. This is why it's extremely important in Islam. If you want to arrive at the truth you have what is what is called is called the jewel Road, what is the genre the genre the means basically, the genre is stripping. Literally, you say the genre that means the Abbey, a person stripped off that Allah they took their clothes off.

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So Tegile road means you strip yourself from any desire from any end goal detachment, complete detachment. Without this detachment

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from the outcome.

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You cannot

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you can't be neutral,

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you will be biased and it will be hidden most of the time most of the time it's outside of your conscious awareness. So this is why a believer has to strive to have to juggle that when you research something or material for

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a matter of for example, if

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Question, I want to buy a house should I take a loan or not? Should I take mortgage or not? So I'm just gonna say this, I'm just gonna say that. Now, if you're so attached to the end goal and want to get this thing

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I'm telling you, your mind is going to start working towards rationalizing this option for you.

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And thus, it will diminish your neutrality, you're to juggle it,

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you're already decided emotionally, and your rational mind is going to follow suit.

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So in order to find the truth, you will need to do to generate as much as possible, detach from the outcome.

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And let the truth speak that the evidence speak.

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And then even if you go wrong, you've done your job. Allah is not gonna hold you accountable. Now you can leave Allah and I've sent him lauscha. But you have to keep yourself in check.

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So those archers, they left the mountain, they went down. How did you know leads saw an opportunity as they were running away, they saw the Muslims are now busy taking over the spoils. And the archers have left so that the back of the Muslims is not covered in anymore. So we can turn around the mountain and attack them from behind and they sandwich the Muslims.

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And thus it turned against the Muslims.

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So all of these weaknesses, the hypocrites who left the hypocrites who remained and the spirited the Muslims, and then those who did not obey the Prophet Salah Salem completely.

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All of this was a violation to Justin will be heavily la hegemon and what are some of the individual level which obviously reflected at the level of the group. And this gave the disbelievers advantage. This is what Allah says, Ian Sotkamo Allah Who Fela valuable

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if Allah gives you victory, no one can defeat you. And Allah subhanaw taala promised victory

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for these two things, but I tell see more be heavily la hegemon while at a local individual level and the collective level.

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So Allah, Allah talks about the hypocrites how they tried to destroy the morale of the Muslims in the Battle of HUD, before and after, and

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and then since this happened now look at the group of the Muslims.

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Yes, there were hypocrites. Yeah, there were new Muslims who were not strong enough in faith. Yes, there were Muslims, who still give preference to the dunya of other things. Right.

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But there were many Muslims who achieved what Aslan will be heavily Allah, right. There were these believers who have really done their homework. Individually, they had a high level of faith, high level of commitment, worship of Allah subhanaw taala. They were great Muslims. Why did they lose?

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Why did they lose? Allah Subhana Allah says, You have to look at it at two levels, the level of the group and the level of the group Yes, there is a loss. But that's inevitable. This is why Allah says what the orphic net and lattice even Nila the novela. Woman come Hassan Salatin and Allah says with the COVID Nathan Law to sleep and Olivia novella moment comparsa and be aware, be careful over fitna that when it hits it there's not only hit the wrongdoers

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when the punishment comes from Allah, it touches everyone. It touches everyone, but then everyone is going to be treated by Allah differently eventually, but when a calamity hits it takes everyone

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it will take everyone this is why

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the hadith of Xena Buttigieg so the Allahu anha.

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On the Prophet SAW Salem woke up and he was in a very alarmed state. And he said the waiting room the Araby men children a doctor and

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she said state law. Rasool Allah He Salalah when he was sending them off as the animal model are

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a call away you don't have been shot and the person woke up his face was returned, was read.

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And he was frightened. He was shocked. He says Woe to the Arabs from an evil that is drawing near where you're going the ultimate challenge

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the cut Fujiyama not me do the homage mythical hottie the from the dam of hydrogen module, this this much has been opened.

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So Xena probably Alana knows about duty modules and the time of the trials. So the problem is saying water the Arabs destruction.

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So she asked the president she says the rasool Allah and Natalie cofina Saudi, when are we going to perish? Are we going to be subjected to a trial and destroyed when we have righteous people among us

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Who's among them? Abu Bakr Radi Allahu Anhu Omar, Usman Ali,

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obey the Honorable John O these great companions and a helical Athena Sally, when are we going to be destroyed? When among us there are righteous people? The prophets of salaam says none either cathedral Harbeth says yes, if the evil becomes overwhelming, there's so much evil around the good ones are going to be hit by it. But that's at the collective level now individually there is going to be something different

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because in the Hadith, for example, sila Bukhari there will be an army hadith of actually allow one how there will be an army that will come to destroy Mecca

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the Welcome to destroy MK the Prophet Islam says for yourself will be a Willie him or after him the prophets of salaam said

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the earth will shake and will open up and will eat them up.

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As Shall we Allah Anna said, What about the people among them? Who are not from them? Basically, these are for example,

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servants. These are people who support people who cook, right?

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People have skill, handy people who have nothing to do with it, but they were brought because of their skills, they have no intention to demolish the Kaaba. The Prophet SAW, Selim says, You bathroom and Alania team on the Day of Judgment, these people will be resurrected and will be held accountable based on their intentions.

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So there is a general treatment and there's an individual treatment. So Allah is showing here that yes, when an army that has great people and good people have achieved the conditions that ALLAH SubhanA has stipulated. But because there are some individuals who have not achieved this, then it compromised on the second one, which is the collective, the collective level, there was not this kind of development of this kind of excellence. So everyone is going to be hit by that.

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But what about those ones, the individual ones who have done their job who have done their homework, these people are going to get special reward from Allah subhanaw taala.

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So at the individual level, they're winning, and they're getting more and this setback is going to be in their favor eventually. That's what Allah is going to explain it.

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Allah starts here by verse 157. Allah says Allah Ingo Tilton VCB lillahi Omotola macchiato min Allahu wa rahmatullahi aroma management. If you are killed in the path of Allah, or if you die on the path of Allah.

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Meaning you die a natural death while you are on the path of Allah or striving for the sake of Allah

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Demographia automata Allahu wa rahma forgiveness from Allah and His mercy is better than what those who live will gather and will collect. Like the the beauty of this world, that the they collect whatever whatever it is wealth, money, etc. The mercy and forgiveness from Allah is far greater than any of that any of the possessions of this world

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then Allah subhanaw taala reveals some of the lessons this is a calamity. But Allah Subhan Allah reveals that Allah is going to make it Allah is going to meet Allah is going to bring good things out of it. So Allah says, one that I saw about this verse number 166, when Masaba comio Malta culture man if I be in the law, he will he LML meaning the reason Allah subhanaw taala allowed this calamity to hit you is that it was by with the permission of Allah because Allah wants to separate the believers from the others. Allah want them to shine allowance that allows them to stand stand out.

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So they prove their faith.

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Then well yeah, lemon leadin and alpha co so Allah Samantha also tells and makes clear who the hypocrites are. Then Allah describes them. Then eventually here and this is what I where the main point is. Verse 169. What are the seven Alladhina Portillo visa vie? Um What and ended up being your zuccon very Hanabi Mata Houma la Holman familia he wants to be she would want to be leadin Ella mill her OB him and healthy him. Allah How often are you him? Well me I said only a step you're gonna be no matter mean Allah He will fulfill you and Allah Allah he will do a urine agile meaning. Law says them do not think that those who were killed in the path of Allah don't think they are dead. Indeed

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with Allah, they are alive and they are given provision.

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They are happy they rejoice at what Allah has given them, the blessings that He has given them, and they look forward to the believers who

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I have not joined them yet who is still in this worldly life.

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And they wish to tell them Do not fear what's ahead of you. Meaning do not fear, that kind of death like being killed for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala. And there is nothing for you to worry about. She'd have no concerns. They say they look forward, optimistically, with the blessings of Allah that are coming their way. And that Allah has Panatela will never waste the work or the reward of the believers. So these are people who at the collective level, because there were others spoil the whole thing for them, right? Yes, they lost, or they did not get the victory victory in this world.

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These people were killed in the battlefield, like Hamza will be alone. But that's not a big deal.

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The most important issue is what's going to happen afterwards, these people are so honored by Allah subhanaw taala, they are given such a special treatment by Allah subhanaw taala, that they do not regret going through this process, that they do not even feel that they have lost anything. Because once you depart this world, and leave and cross over to the hereafter, nothing of the matters of this world. Character is anyway it's nothing at all. Nothing, these are just worldly considerations.

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So Allah Subhan, Allah is clarifying, even when the believers like those who have done their job with Watson will be humbled Allah, they've done their job well individually. But at the collective level, they did not reap the fruits because there were people who did not do their homework.

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Yes, the group is going to suffer, everyone is going to suffer. But again, this suffering has to do with this world has to do with the achievements in this world, the benefits in this world.

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Okay, then Allah subhanaw taala emphasizes the same meanings, and in different ways. And the law talks again, about the People of the Book, and the people of the Scripture and how they

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have not been honest and conveying the Scripture and the the truth. And then Allah still says, like, These people are the Book who are supposed to achieve these things, excellence at the individual level, that doesn't mean we have lie, and excellence at the group level, Jimmy and Walter are they did not do this. They change their books, they hid the truth in their books. And then they killed their profits. And they claimed things that were untrue. And then they made conditions on the profits on them to prove his profits were not stipulated in their books, unfair conditions. Allah subhanaw taala says about all of these people, I was mentioning them so that we pay heed, don't be

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bothered by those people. Don't let them like spoil it for you.

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They're going to face the consequences of this. Then Allah subhanaw taala. In order to drive the point home, Allah shows the end of all of this at verse number 185. Law says could learn of sin, that cartoon note, everything that you worry about in this world, every everything, you'll fight over all of this struggle and all of this stuff that's going on, that is keeping you busy. All of it boils down to one thing called loon F's and a cartoon note, every song is going to taste death, everyone, everyone will die.

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We're in number to a phono or joola, comio, multi. But the point is, everyone is going to get the outcomes of their deeds on the Day of Judgment. That's it. That's the story.

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So what really what's important is what happens in the hereafter. But all these struggles and these fights and these concerns, and these, all this striving in this world, okay? It's just temporary. That's not the point. It's just part of the process. But eventually what really matters is We're in no matter what fauna or Flora comio Malkia.

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What happens on the Day of Judgment, when everyone is given is rewarded, what they have put forth. And it's all about feminazi ha and in all the fatal Ginetta photographers, and whoever has been pushed away now says there's a word here says, Whoever has been pushed away from the hellfire. Zap means Do you know the suppose this table is extremely heavy, you can't carry it, you have to push it.

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And in order to push it, you will need a handful of people and they're pushing it and they're hardly moving it it's hardly moving.

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It's moving bit by bit with so much you know difficulty. This is aza. So Allah is saying, Look, Allah is dividing people into two types. Those who will be hardly pushed from the Hellfire hardly saved from the hellfire. These are the ones who will be successful ones. These are the successful Monza and enough

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World Halal agenda they've been, like hardly pushed from the Hellfire hardly saved from the hellfire and entered into paradise. These are the winners

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from an agenda for the first that's the point if you can make it. If you can get this on the Day of Judgment, if you can do whatever you can do in this world, to be one of those, that's it, you have made it. One will hire to dunya Elana towel. This life is

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a it's, it's an illusion, it's the enjoyment of illusion

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is the enjoyment of illusion. That's the reality of this life compared to the hereafter. The hereafter is so true is so evident that when you compare this life to it, this is like a it's like a dream. It's like no, it's like not a reality. In that sense. material world is deceptive. is deceptive, because it's not so real.

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It's not so real compared to the, to the hereafter. Then Allah subhanaw taala says, even if you achieve these little blown Nephi mid

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this morning, I mean Alladhina Otto Kitab, among public more Minella the national Kool Aid and cathedra you shall be tried, you shall be tested in your possessions.

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Whatever you possess, your money would go up and will go down.

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You will fall in debt. Your car will be stolen probably right will be destroyed. Your house, something's gonna your business is gonna collapse. Something happens and you lose your investments. Right? You shouldn't be tested. This is part of this life. The thing is, do not attach yourself completely to these things. These things are gonna happen. You're gonna attach yourself to that life is up and down. The moment it goes up, you're gonna go up with it, it goes down, you're gonna go down with it. That's painful.

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You're supposed to detach your heart from these things. Yes, you possess them, you engage with them, but do not let

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do not let them possess your heart.

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well, it's a smart one fusi calm and you should be trading yourself meaning first, as yourself individually.

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There are things about yourself, you don't like

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there are things about your weaknesses and things you're not happy with about yourself. Could be physically it could be mentally, it could be emotionally. It could be your upbringing, your past, could be your race could be your language, it could be your, your

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social status, right? It could be anything about you, you shall be tried. And then you shall be tested even with your health, your health.

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And then we'll unfussy come also you should be tested with the people around you.

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Meaning people you love, you're going to lose some of them you will be betrayed by some people, you will be wronged by some people will be disappointed by others. Some people you love will be taken away from you.

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Right. So, so many tests in this life. Well let us run them in a Latina autumn Kitara public Amina Latina, Ashinoko and Kathy era and you shall hear a lot of

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verb verbal harm from the People of the Book people who were given the Scripture before you and from The Mushrikeen the polytheists

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they're gonna make you feel bad. They're gonna insult you. They will say bad things they will insults your Prophet sallallahu sallam, they will lie against you. There's be so much verbal harm that you're going to get from these people. You're gonna make you feel bad, you're gonna go through discrimination,

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through racism, a lot of injustice. You're gonna go through that. It's not new.

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And, and it's not live it's not. It's not particular about our time it's always been the case and will always be the case.

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It will always be the case. Allah Subhana Allah advises the believers how to handle all of this. Allah says Allah and Kathy are so much arm you're going to receive from them so much harm.

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Allah says, What industrial water takeover in Nevada common as Milan more if you're able to hold on to two things in the face of all of this, which is you will need Patience. And you will need to call

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patients to bear with it and handle it and Taqwa to fulfill your obligations

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and do the right things you act from your principles.

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Then Allah Allah

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says this is a sign of strong resolution. This is a strong person is the president of strong faith.

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Okay, so Allah Subhan Allah again talks about the People of the Book Now Allah Subhan, Allah concludes the surah. And here we try to, shall wrap everything together

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because Allah Sponza in the Surah, as we said, which is the, the main theme and the surah Allah says there are two things, we tell Seymour be habenula individually, hold on to the rope of Allah. Seek shelter

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in the rope of Allah and being true basically taqwa, you worship Allah being true to Allah being committed to Allah. So I'm being obedient to Allah.

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Jimmy and Allah for Rocco, once you build that individual, you move on to the group level to the social level, where this individual excellence starts to reflect on the group as a whole, and it brings them together and this is something you have to maintain, you have to maintain. So this is why the Scholars say,

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To have the Muslims United upon one word is one of the great objectives of Islamic legislation.

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The unity of the Muslims is such a celebrated thing in Islam.

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It's actually one of the things that we should strive for. And it's one of our priorities,

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not unity upon falsehood has to be unity upon the truth has to be unity upon true Eman, true faith.

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So, since this is what the surah is about, we said at the beginning, Allah subhanaw, Taala

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showed us and he gave the introduction of how we achieve what I tested him by

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holding on to the revelation, revelation from Allah subhanaw taala. And the law gave the revelation as a source of life, right?

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Because when I tell see more gives you a life of the heart, don't forget your taqwa. You're a bad, your worship is all about giving life to the heart, right? You don't want to you don't want to have a dead heart. So Allah will give life to the heart, how will Allah so I'm gonna give life to the heart through revelation. And it's a reflection we said of the names and attributes of Allah which are and hey, Alka you, right and high alpha. And these are a function of the Name of Allah al Hayom, because he is a high, he is the one who is alive, eternally alive. And we spoke so much about hate, our aim is the giver of life. And this is life. We're talking about here, life of the heart. Again,

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this is emphasized more here.

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So Allah gives you a life of the heart, through revelation. And when you hold on to this, that's when you have water same will be homeless when you have individual excellence.

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And then this will lead to the group being united. And this is something you're supposed to preserve. Now Allah is one that is going to give us the answer here.

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At the end of the solar lasts one and a half pages of the surah. As to how to do this. How do we achieve this? And there's a story behind these verses. But let's start with them first. Allah says

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if you help us somehow it will only work the Rafi lady wouldn't have the aid in the oil Bab Alladhina Quran Allah Akiyama walk well done while I do know him with a Corona if you have a customer what he will order up banana Calacatta heard about it and Subhana Cavatina I'd have been not indeed in the creation of the heavens and the earth. And the alternation of the night and the day. There are signs for people of El Bab, people of sound hearts, basically.

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Who are they a Latina at Corona La Habra, Yamanaka, Odin, they are the ones who remember Allah.

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The ones who remember Allah, the ones who mentioned Allah, who make vicar of Allah, to Yemen and they are standing what called Odin when they are sitting, while as you know, be him when they are lying as well.

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Waiting for Quran if you help us somehow it will and when they keep reflecting on the creation of the heavens in the earth, and they arrive this this leads them to the conclusion of bene maca. lokta heard about Allah Oh Allah, you did not. You did not create all of this for a foolish reason

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for a random reason Subhana Glory be to protect us from the punishment of the Hellfire.

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So if you want to address them if you want personal excellence, what does it start with?

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With being alert, being awake, and this is why the scholars call it your cover.

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Your cover, your cover is that the alertness of the heart.

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You're not on autopilot, you're not just going through the motions in this life. You're not just, you know, being brainwashed by the culture, you're not desensitized, you're not dumbed down by the daily occurrences of your life by the routine.

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You're alert. And this alertness is a function of your fitrah. Your very nature as a human being seeks answers to existence. And by the way, that's why humans came up with philosophy. That's why humans came up with ideas. That's why humans came up with so many things. Because humans want to know why they are here there is this inquisitive nature inside of us.

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It compels us is very powerful, that it pulls us towards making sense of existence. What is it?

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What's the story behind all of this? What am I supposed to do with all of this?

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This is the deepest part of us.

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And you can numb this down

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by many worldly engagements, either by substance abuse, drinking, smoking, drugs, etc. Or by other types of addiction.

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Addiction to gaming, addiction to social media,

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addiction to

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over eating, diet of over eating, addiction to exercise, sometimes addiction to work, the work that you do.

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Addiction to

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any type of thing that you do.

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And your your soul or your obsessive about your obsessive about. And it gives you a kick. Even some of the halal things.

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It could be your daily routine.

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Why? Because all of that numbs you down. Because it's predictable. It's figured out expected expected.

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And you don't have to engage with it to think you can you can actually be half asleep and do these things.

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These will, will this is the screen that the last one that talks about it, that it actually engulfs the heart. Because inside of the heart, you have this fitrah that is awake that is alert that is searching for answers and it will not be satisfied. Until you get answers and you get the answers it says it searches deeper.

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Is the inquisitive nature of the humans. Allah says now ALLAH is gonna allow us to show us here to conclude in the end of the surah how we can get what I tell Seymour be heavily lahij Me and Willa for Rocco, because you might say okay, that's all great. How do I do that?

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Often times again, people part of the numbness, people are obsessed with to do lists.

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With action steps, with Recipe Hey, give me a prescription. How many times I take this to time, what a morning and evening before food after food. We like someone to figure it out. For us. The thing is this the story of this life, the question of this life, it cannot be outsourced. You have to go through the journey and your your journey is unique. It's the same questions we ask. But how you arrive at the answers is your unique journey. No one shows that exactly with you.

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And what opens the heart of someone might not open your heart. So you can't you can't just expect an imam or a chef to give you answers and say that's it figured out, tell me what to do. And I just go and do these things. It's not about that. It's about you

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personally striving to find the answers. And it's not enough that you just quote the Quran, Allah Subhana Allah says, Well, my colleague told you in our encylopedia, Allah created us to worship him. That's it. The fact that you are saying it this way without any feelings, shows that you haven't figured it out, you're just parroting words. You're just regurgitating someone else's words.

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You have to fight you have to rediscover this thing for yourself. You will know it intellectually, you know that you have to worship Allah. But you have to figure it out emotionally. You have to meaning you have to go through that you have to go on that journey yourself. You have to

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you have to connect the Quran to your heart, how? Go about it, strive. Look at our last one Allah says, Indeed, the first thing Allah mentions, Allah says in the creation, nothing. There's no active teaching here. There's no active teaching

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in the classroom and the creation of the heavens and the earth. The alternation of the night and the day the sculptures

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catches the attention of those people whose hearts are alert.

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Hey, there's, this is special, this is a miracle. This is great.

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This, there's something behind this. So they they contemplate more.

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They investigate more, they ask more, they search for the search for

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the oil Bab and the loop again, oftentimes it's translated by the way, oil Bab as people have understanding.

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But this is actually this is not accurate because lube. Lube in the Arabic language means the sun the center.

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So for example, the seed in a fruit inside right at the heart, the the seed of a fruit right in the middle is called loop.

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It's called loop and the plural el Bab

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will help.

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What is the core of the human? What is the loop of the human is the heart and we're not certainly talking about the physical heart.

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We're not necessarily talking we're talking about the core of a human being what is a human being, it's essentially spiritual, we are a soul.

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And our fitrah is a function of this as a function of this. So Allah subhanaw taala is saying, in the creation, the heavens in the earth, and the alternation of the night and the day.

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There are signs, first signs capture your attention, they draw you in, then signs give you a message and they prove something, sign or evidence prove something. I mean sign or evidence. It proves something.

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But not for everyone.

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Because people see see these, and because they're running on autopilot. It doesn't stop them. Doesn't get them thinking, right.

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Who are the ones who start thinking or that these signs in the equation, get them thinking, the ones who have L BAP when Allah subhanaw taala refers to something

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as alive

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versus dead.

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Allah subhanaw taala does not necessarily say this person has a live heart and this person has a dead heart. But Allah says this person has a heart and he ignores the other person as if they don't have a heart. This wire last month, for example, says in a V daddy Kalydeco Lehmann cannula who called

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in salt cough. Indeed, and all of this is after Allah mentions all of these signs of his says, Indeed, in this, there is a reminder for a person who has a heart. Is there a person who doesn't have heart?

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Is there a human being who doesn't have heart? Everyone has a heart? What is the last one that I say? Indeed, there are signs or there's a reminder in this for a person who has a heart or for those who have hearts. Why? Because if someone has a heart and they're not using it for what it was created for, they don't have a heart.

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So the ones who have had a has a heart meaning the one whose heart is alive. So when Allah subhana, Allah says, Here, udon, Al Bab, the people whose hearts are alive. So guidance starts with the heart, not with the mind. So these people are alert, they are in a state of your other, their natural state of fitrah is searching is actively searching is looking for answers. So this is why the signs capture the capture their attention, because these signs actually are so captivating themselves. And if you're not captivated by them, you're half asleep.

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You're hypnotized. That's why you don't see them.

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Then what happens after this alertness and this, you know captivation

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Allah Subhan Allah says this leads them eventually to what remember Allah. Remember Allah remember Allah it means to remember it means to remind you remind yourself of Allah subhanaw taala and all your States standing, sitting, lying, etc. All of these states meaning in all of your efforts is why the prophets of salaam says in a hadith

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whatever it is a casual meeting

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or chit chat business meeting

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Wherever it family meeting, whatever it is.

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And they don't mention Allah subhanaw taala, except that they will regret it on the Day of Judgment that Allah was not mentioned in that conversation.

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And if a person goes on a walk,

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meaning you're going to do your groceries, you're commuting to work, you're having a walk in the park, you're going to pick up your kids from school.

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Oh, and the person does not mention the name of Allah, except that this walk, they will regret it on the Day of Judgment, the fact that they did not mention Allah in it.

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And a person who goes to sleep and they don't mention alarm, meaning before that sleep, then they would regret it on the Day of Judgment.

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What that means

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we're supposed to mention Allah and if, if it is a chore for you, that you have to for yourself, Say Subhan, Allah Subhan, Allah is one or you're not feeling it right? Then this inner work that you haven't done yet, but the ones who are really whose hearts are alert, and they are captivated by the science, they know Allah is there. So they do it out of pleasure.

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They do it out of pleasure, you know, a true believer. If they don't mention Allah subhanaw taala for half an hour, they feel something is missing, something's wrong.

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Something is wrong.

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Something is missing.

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But they're so drawn into remembering, like, the only thing that gives space to their to whatever they have in their life is the dimension of Allah

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is dimension of Allah.

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So these are the ones who remember Allah in all those states. It's not again, it's not like they're forcing themselves some people like make the kid like torture, or when they talk about because just like torture like, Man, I have to do it like have to mention Allah like, I'm mentioning Alana don't like it. What kind of thicker is this?

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What kind of vicar and the Muslim scholars are all agreed that a vicar as Imam Mohammed says in the crew, Asada Tenterfield called the mention of Allah is actually in the heart will discern who told you man and you mentioned Allah mentioning Allah with your tongue, you're expressing your heart, that's what it is. So if you find it difficult to mention Allah subhana wa Tada and to stick with it, and to find pleasure with it, then there is something you need to do something about your heart you need to do so there's something missing.

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You're not in, you're not in the natural states, you are actually you have departed your natural state because the heart naturally enjoys the mention of Allah and the remembrance of Allah. It's just like, you know, when someone when a man loves a woman, what happens? Like, especially the younger ones, like the person is obsessed with, with with His love 24/7 They are thinking of even in their sleep, they're dreaming of it of a right.

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And you can't even engage in a conversation with this person because they're just daydreaming. And if you mentioned anything, or you're having conversation with them, they're gonna bring their love into the conversation anyway, they're gonna find a connection to because they can't see anything worthy without that their love.

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That's what love is. And that's how we are supposed to be with Allah and it's not like something like you have to force yourself into it's not like a chore if it sounds like that's too much. Okay, that means there is work inside that we need to do.

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The remember remembrance of Allah is the pleasure of the heart and Arabic relay takelma in

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the hearts find comfort, meaning sweetness and dimension of Allah. And this is not Sir, this is native to you. This is native and if you're not having it, you're just you're disconnected from who you are.

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It's not like something you have to borrow from, from outside. It's not like a course you have to take and someone teaches you something alien to you. No, no, no, that's, that's native, that's who you are. That's your nature.

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So they remember ALLAH subhanaw taala and all their states. The Prophet SAW Selim says about the people in Jannah about the people in Jannah because there's so much beauty in the remembrance of Allah subhanaw taala the Prophet says, you will have Moon at the speed camera to the moon and nervous

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they are making to spear in paradise the people of Jana there's no good deeds or bad deeds now it's over.

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But they can't do away with making the spear is so sweet. That they have to make it and they're doing it as you how do you breathe in this world. It comes naturally to them as breathing comes naturally to you.

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we're supposed to get something of this and this world by the way, we're supposed to get a taste of this in this world. So those pitfalls there remember Allah when you remember Allah subhanaw taala by the way it's not like you do the same thing every day.

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You might be saying the same things every day but when you remember Allah remembrance of Allah transforms your heart it takes it higher so you start exploring new territories new areas you never knew existed there is not like a plateau you just keep it the same level no no you probably saying the same things but every time you going into a different continent it's something else it is something else

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it will claim Rahim Allah says

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All him and shake Mehta or Elijah.

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He's saying if the heart is watered, with to the cut, remembering the loss of an otter, and is fed with tougher call reflecting, trying to find the answers reflecting on the creation of Allah and on this life and your existence. And reflecting on the Quran.

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Why not pay I mean a devil, and it's been purified from the impurities and evil desires and evil thoughts and intentions.

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It will be inspired with wisdom, the heart will be inspired with wisdom, and it will see wonders.

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It will see wonders. That's what the heart is gonna have. But the problem is we're not doing it. Again, all of this is native to you. That's the issue. It is native like you're on have to internalize it.

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But as I said, we're just hypnotized. We're just desensitized. We're going through this life half asleep. That's the problem.

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So as they remember Allah Subhan Allah nombre states and the contemplate they reflect on the creation of again, they reflect on the creation of the heavens and the earth, that's a higher level of just,

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you know, being captivated by that that's a higher state of reflecting on them and arriving at conclusions from that. Their conclusion is our Lord not for any empty person, you have created all of this. You have created this for something great. These miracles this great construction, this beauty this intricacy in the world.

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This this order, and this organization.

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You must have created it for a purpose. It's obvious like it doesn't isn't that's not intelligence. That's common sense. Common sense that is at the heart Subhanak glory BTW you

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*ing I that will not protect us from the punishment of the Hellfire.

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And the protection from the alpha is by helping us meaning help me help us to be on the truth. Help us to stay on the truth. Then they say Oh ALLAH whoever you

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put into into the Hellfire then you have disgraced them. And in fact, they have disgraced themselves and they will have no helpers. Oh Allah. We have heard people call we have though we have heard those who call out to faith unit the little Eman calling us to faith and ameobi Allah become Believe in your Lord makes sense like our Lord and like you don't. Again, there's no questioning whether Allah exists or not, because that's a departure from human nature.

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When people get to ask, is there a God or not? Is there a creator or not? That's a departure from human nature.

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This is an anomaly. This is not this is not the human nature. You've come a long way to get there to the point where you doubt something that is so evident. That is the evidence for everything else.

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So these people have have already gone beyond this. It's not about so because it's natural for humans to know their Lord.

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For airman so we have answered this call we believed, forgive our sins, and protect us from their consequences and make us die in a state of righteousness. I know Allah, give us what You have promised us through your messengers, and do not disgrace us on the Day of Judgment. Indeed, you are true in your promise. That Allah Subhanallah response for the Jabba Amara boom Allah responded, I will not wait

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East the deeds of any of you deeds not only external actions, their deeds of the heart, love when you love the truth when you search for the truth, when you hope in Allah, when you fear the punishment of Allah, when you will hate what's wrong and you will love what's good, these are deeds and you are rewarded for them. These are deeds of the heart.

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Um, Allah is not going to let anything go to waste. Anything you do in your heart or in your external actions, whether you're male or female. The law says those who have left their lands and those who have been kicked out their life out of their lands and those who were

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