A Thematic Commentary On The Quran #34

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AI: Summary © The segment discusses the concept of guidance and the importance of acceptance of the truth in shaping one's life. It emphasizes the need for a natural way of life and avoiding assumptions, the importance of finding one's sincerity, avoiding distraction, and avoiding the idea of "immature." The segment also touches on the idea of the heart and how it can boost one's physical health, the importance of contemplation, and the use of natural language to describe things. The segment ends with a mention of a film about a woman who talks about her time.
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Okay.

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So, see lots.

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And lots we've spent quite some time, just a few voices. This one's

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got four questions, mostly four verses. And this is going to give us the foundation to jump a leap through the soil.

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As we said, this is

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one of the most foundational points in solid understanding this, which is the concept of

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guidance. What is the relative guidance? What is because many times people think guidance is an intellectual understanding. Like I'm convinced of an idea, we think this is Faith, we think this is a man, when actuality it's actually it's way, way more than that. Faith is in the heart. It's not just a mental changing from one idea, like you get convinced about an idea. Okay, and that this is a man no man is in the heart is a completely different concept. And actually, one of the deviant sects in the history of Islam had this problem, which is a larger model GIA, they had the concept that an A man who does the that a man is mental conviction, I'm convinced of an idea. So that's for them,

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even if I'm convinced this idea is correct. For them, this is a man. In reality, that's not the man this is why the error sooner they clarified the mistake of these people. A man is way more than this. The scholar said briefly to quote even at near him online, he said, an E man what a call. Yes, the cloud is a state in the heart complete. Acceptance, and which is what we described last week, is that the fact their hearts are alive. And the live heart has responded to the truth. That's what he meant is if you keep treating it as a mental concept, as an idea, accepting an idea, as an intellectual acceptance, you will not understand what the man is. So according to the merger, if he

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man just accepting that something is true, then the scholars have responded to them. They said Vinci upon is a moment Shavon knows and is convinced that Allah is one and he's the only one who deserves to be worshipped. Mentally, intellectually, hold on, accepts this.

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She doesn't dispute with the fact that Allah is the Creator. He's the only one who has the right to be worshipped. He has the unique names and attributes. He's convinced, because he saw that he knows that firsthand.

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But so he man is not just this mental acceptance, it's the heart of the adult. And the Quran, scholars call it an A Claude, is your heart is absorbed in this truth. That's what a man is. So he said, Allah subhana, Allah says, Only the ones whose hearts are alive will respond. They are the ones who would listen, this verse number 36. These are the ones who would listen as to the dead ones whose hearts are dead. And obviously, then I'll go into this.

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Now, here's a question. If someone's heart is dead, they can think obviously, but their heart is not receptive to the truth. If these people read the Quran, learn the Quran, what's going to happen to them?

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Not necessarily.

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If the process is the Quran intellectually, only as information, not in the heart, what's going to happen?

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They won't follow it exactly.

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Their mind will receive it, but the hearts are blind and deaf. So their response is going to be what a lot of these people are, for example, the oriented lists and people who are sort of experts on Islam, they appear on some of the media, right? Some of the news discussions and analysis. They say yeah, Islam is this Islam is that and obviously all these speakers against Islam, these people might have some information or good a good amount of information about Islam, but it's all in the head. It's all in the head. Allah subhanaw taala refers to those people and sold within Islam. Allah says, well known as zero minute or Rowhani. Now who was she on? Russia met only what we need, and we sit

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down and upon verses from the Quran, that are Shiva healing and mercy for the believers.

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Well, I guess Edo Valley Mina INLA HERSA but the wrongdoers when they read

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receive the Quran, it increases them in loss.

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So if someone does not receive the Quran with a live heart, Allah will Hey, what's going to happen, they're going to increase in loss, they're going to increase in evil.

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They're going to increase in evil.

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It's very important as we read the Quran, to see the recurring themes, now, we're going to stick to certain, but since we spoke last week from 36, to 39, or 40, which was we said a very important central idea, in Surat Al Anon we're going to still be installing them, but I'm just going to draw a link from sorta dynamic again, where Allah expounds on this point, Allah says in verse number one, or nine, so from 1336, to 109, Allah says, What else Mr. Biller, he just had a man he got injured on the you

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pull in number two and Allah Almighty Almighty will come and

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live, you know, and they make an oath, they swear by Allah, that if a verse comes to them,

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if a sign from Allah comes to them, they would believe so the same we want to believe or we want to see as a proof, we want to sign the proof, and we would accept good belief. Allah says, Allah response, say the signs are from a lie. Yeah, tell from Allah. They're not up to me, oh, Muhammad, don't make up me.

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I do not come up with that. This is something from Allah, if He wants to give me a sign he gives me if he doesn't want to give me I'm just a conveyor of the message. Then Allah says, What are you sure will come?

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And how would you know? Had the science come that they would actually believe?

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How would you know? Because in your small mind, as humans, you're convinced all these people are sincere, we just give them a sign.

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And they would believe Allah, what did he say? Previously? 3637. Allah says, remote? You remember the subtle answer that Allah gave, that they asked for a verse, they ask for a sign. Right? Says, the world around you, the animals, how nations of species, right? They're all organized, all written, the old documented everything?

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Are you asking for a sign? Literally, everything that exists is a sign if you're unable to see this ocean of signs that you are living among?

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What makes a new sign so convincing?

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So Allah says it's not an intellectual issue, Allah says, the hearts have rejected the truth. So that's the reality. Look at how Allah Subhan Allah completes this.

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When a person does not receive the signs of Allah with a live heart, they suppress faith, suppress the faith and suppress this natural response to the truth. What's going to happen to them, Allah says, verse number 110, when a label if needed, or no epsilon can either be a word or a murderer, when a double hung fade away.

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And we turn, we flip the hearts and their sights

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in response to their rejection of faith.

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This is, this resonates with the verse we quoted last week. He said the last one Allah says, Were Allah more unknown Allah, your whole being and I'm not a workaholic. And know that Allah can stand between a person and their heart.

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If you do not use the heart for what it was created, to recognize the truth and accept it, it's going to happen and what's going to cause your heart further death. You suffocated your heart, you're going to cause further death. And what that means the truth comes, there's the screen, so the truth will not come to the heart.

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Allah says the same thing about when he is thought in his wallet itself. How many of you responded to Musa Allah said philam czar who has el lago perubahan when they turned away from the truth, Allah has the heart to turn away from the truth for good

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and this is this shows that when I was pregnant anytime Allah or his messengers, I'll send them saying in the Quran or Hadith and whoever Allah guides, none can misguide. Right. Whoever Allah misguides none can guide people say okay if Allah misguided someone why does Allah punish those people?

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This was guidance is in response to rejecting the truth.

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Everyone was given a sound heart and the sound heart when it comes face to face.

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To the truth, it recognizes it and embraces it. If the person pushes the heart out of the natural function of acceptance of the truth, willfully what happens? This is going to become a permanent state.

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This is going to become a permanent state. Any instance of rejecting the truth has an impact on the heart. This is why the prophets Allah Islam says in a hadith which is very important for us to understand.

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Our own feet and or Allah, Allah will be old and older trials tests will be brought to the hearts one string after the other, or one stick after the other, just like one straw after the other like straw man's straw mat is made of one straw after store after store right next to each other. So there is no space between them one after the other, if you run your finger across these straws, your fingers gonna tap into one second, third, fourth, consecutively, the prophecies and says, towards the end of time, the trials will be just like that repetitive for a human

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and your heart that fails the test meaning that chooses, for example a sin or ignores the truth. A stain will be pleased

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to see a lot of overlapping until the hearts eventually end up like as your life you progress through your age through your time. Eventually your heart will end up being either after the sale.

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When we finally been a beer because

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that is white, like a white stone. So clear. There's no stain on it so pure, so clear.

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For that decodable moment, this is the heart of the believer this, this heart every time the truth came to it, it accepted it falsehood came to it, it rejected it.

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So it retained its purity. And he got polished. With accepting more truth and rejecting false. They got more polish to

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work on been a suada more moral bad chemicals in

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LA are often when a young killer noncurrent killed about children and a heart that is darkened.

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Because stains, stains stains stains if you have a gift, so you have a pearl, and you have sustains, like sticking to it one at a time, over time, I can get so dusty, right, and the stains get get hardened to a point that whole curl color changes. The whole color changes. You know, there's very interesting things about there are people who are called hoarders, the hoard things, they can't get rid of things.

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They can't even get rid of like store backs.

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Because they go fix. So everything they buy, even if it's broken, they don't throw it, they keep it in the house. There are people actually, literally

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they hoard stuff over 2030 years to the point they don't have enough space in their house to walk around. They don't have space to sleep, the place is so crowded with stuff.

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So and sometimes I remember this was there was this show in the UK, they would actually hunt such people and then send off for them to clear the house for free they would get so much stuff before and after is so shocking.

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Before the house was cooked, that nothing in the house was visible, everything is covered in clutter. The same thing the heart of this person who keeps the truth comes they reject it. It's a small thing when opportunity for sin, because when you sin you are rejecting the truth in a sense in a small detail, but it creates a state. This is why the companions of the alarm said and not co2 burrito free.

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Sin is the

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postman, or the messenger of coffee.

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The more you accept from it, the more we can build, they're going to build up eventually to a point they will reach a tipping point where they could tell them to go for so much stain on the heart. So much rejection of the truth so much acceptance of false

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and this is why sins decrease email because they suffocate the hardwood stained stained stained until they drowned a man they suffocated and it dies out. So it reaches this point

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and

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Fortunately, so the problem, the problem said, and a heart that is sealed, it has become darkened. And it's turned on, it's flipped upside down. This is the heart of disbeliever. It does not accept the truth. And it does not reject false. Unless

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it matches its desires.

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It only accepts the truth, not because it's truth. Because it works for it. It meets its desires. Since there is a match, it actually accepted because it's a desire, not because it's the truth to the heart has lost this natural capacity to accept. So this is what Allah says, We turn their hearts and their sights and this shows that you don't see we humans, we don't see things as they are. We see things based on how

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there is a I think there's an Indian

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proverb that says, you know, a thief or a pickpocket a thief

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sees a priest, all pockets

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deserve a big pot in a thief look at or search for pockets, right? They can pick them up, they can pick stuff from them, right? So they don't see you as a human, they see you as a set of pockets, as when they see a doctor sees patients as what depends. If he's a doctor or she's a doctor with a mission, then they see or put an opportunity to do good and help people. They don't necessarily see someone

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like a burden.

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But if there is a doctor who treats medicine only as business, they're gonna see you as a sack of money.

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Right?

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So, Allah says, We turn their hearts and their sights, because they did not believe in it the first time or the first few times. And we let them in their transgression because they made the wrong choice to protect the truth. We let them go further in their transgression to find the point they become completely blind.

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Verse 111 o'clock concludes this. What does he say? Allah says Willow Anana. Zina, Ed. Hagerman, Erica, what can lemma homily moto? Why shall I leave couldn't che in Macedonia, Malaysia?

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Had we sent down upon them the angels? Had we made the dead speak to them, respond to them? And had we brought to them every kind of creature upon request.

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And every sign upon request, they would still not believe this Allah chooses.

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So by saying, don't get lost in their superficial argument that

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all we need is a sign, give us a sign and we would believe that's all it takes. Don't believe this? And we apply this to all modern times when people say, can you show us scientific evidence that Allah exists? Then you know, we would accept

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and everything around tells you that Allah exists, everything

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exists.

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So let's go back to 36 Because there's a the the argument that Allah puts you really takes a beautiful takes a beautiful turn

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so we said Allah, the ask for sign Allah said everything in the creation is organized into species into types into nations into hierarchies. And everything is a sign everything is written and is designed intentionally. What could be like what more signs are you're asking for?

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Then look at the evidence and the signs that markets

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pull alright to come in attack on this verse number 14, pull our aid

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in Atacama double loi, our that comes every year Allah he the owner in quantum Saturday.

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What if the punishment of Allah comes upon your cause of punishment punishment is going to be natural disaster

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or the our erupts. The final hour erupts comes all of a sudden Are you going to turn to other than Allah?

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If you're true in your response, Allah says, been a year wanted to know you're going to return on you're going to turn only to one you're going to call upon only Allah.

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And you would forget everything else that you worship. I'm

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going to show you how powerful this sign is because a few verses later, Allah makes the same argument. The small twist, verse number 47. Allah says will

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oh eight to come in Atacama addable law he booked it and how Jehovah you hola como volume.

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Say if the punishment of Allah comes upon you

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either as a surprise in a subtle way or in an

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obvious way,

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who's going to be destroyed other than the oppressors?

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What kind of sign Allah is giving you?

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Allah is saying, which he says many times in the Quran.

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And these people are in the ocean

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and traveling through the ocean, all of a sudden, a storm comes about and the gigantic waves are about to devour them and eat them. Who do these people tend to be tend to even those who associate partners with partners with Allah, even those with the one who don't believe in the existence of God altogether, they tend to Allah, they tend to Allah subhanaw taala.

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Just recently I watched this interview with useful stuff.

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He spoke about his early when he became Muslim first in 1977.

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He says something because someone I think it was brand Russell Aston brand, Russell asked him, What made you choose this stuff and what made you choose this nothing.

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He says we stole story of profit use of

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meetings so much assemblance like resemblance to my life. He said second one.

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Prior to reading the Quran,

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I was swimming in the ocean. And I made the mistake of just enjoying myself to the point where I drifted far away from the shore.

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And I didn't realize the tide was pulling me into the ocean deep into the ocean.

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He said when I wanted to go back, I realized that couldn't make it. At the time he was an atheist.

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At the time, he was an atheist. He said there was an overwhelming feeling inside of me turned up. And I said, Oh God, help me and I will serve you. He said it was overwhelming. I didn't know where it came from.

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This is the football it's inside of you. But because of the luxuries because we take things for granted. We so comfortable.

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Right? All of this stuff or our intelligence, our ego, right? It covers that's the screen that comes. But when the conditions are extreme, do you know what happens? is split splits you open to your quarry hits you to your core, so you only have you that core, that's it have nothing else it pops up to the surface and it takes over. And it makes you turn to unless he said

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after that incident, I read the Quran and it tells me the story tells me when they are in the middle of the of the sea and they are happy about themselves. And then the storm comes about and they are about to drown. They forget everything else. And they tend to Allah He said that's exactly what happened to me. And it spoke my previous state.

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That was it. So Allah is saying the asking you for signs, everything around them in this sign is a sign. That's not enough.

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Your parasite sign is inside of you. It's your very core. But you have buried that human nature, the natural state of belief that just accepts the truth, naturally, you will have buried with so much ego, you have built a facade around it a false life around it, a false state of being that you call your ego, that you call it and you worry so much about and you wrap your sense of identity around this false ego.

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Right?

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Because life is comfortable. You don't see that.

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But when you are rubbed

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roughly by life, that facade or that layer is removed, and your reality shows up, you tend to hold on.

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This is the biggest sign for humans. By the way.

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This is the biggest sign for humans. One of my best friends is well this is how he became he was in Spain. He was 16 years old. He was swimming in the ocean in the Mediterranean. And he was

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pulled by the tide. He couldn't make it back.

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And he was an atheist.

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And he is it just it was inside of me. I just found myself looking up and saying, oh god

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you got saved me with only one who can see me he said I feel like again though. As far as I remember these were his words. He said like hey, look, my big brother. Someone's gonna take care of that.

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I knew I knew he was going to say I knew he was going to take care of me. He is, I felt so sure. Where did you get this phone? This is inside of you. But the extreme conditions brought that out. So you are a believer, you were born a believer, you are made a believer. And this shows, you know, sometimes people will say, you know, there are good people who don't believe in Allah, or they're going to end up in the hellfire. When you kill your own human nature.

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You killed your own human nature, you depart from it. Tell me how, in what sense this is worth.

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When you have left human nature completely, you have gone a long way far away from your true nature.

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How could that be good?

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How could that be good?

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You've abandoned your own human nature.

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So the reason is, when people ask this question, you need to dig deep in the question. Because not all questions, you know, deserve an answer. Because the questions are just assumptions. There's a statement embedded in the question, hey, you need to ask this in like, you need to question it, you need to challenge it.

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So it seems like a very innocent question. These are good people. They're living human nature and they're just being nice. They just reject God. Right?

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This is just like saying, there's this nice person, we just hold the knife. And when there are people, he just moves it around like that.

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You know, he moves it back and forth. And that's it. He keeps going in life. And he chooses certain people, you know, and he goes around with a knife and he sort of tickles them with a knife a little bit around their belly. And then he goes on

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to the spirit person go to the to the hellfire. Alright, there's a person who just, you know, goes around weak people, he goes, and he just places his, his hands around their neck and he squeezes a little bit. He's not too bad, right?

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Why is this person going to go to them? What is this person they go to jail?

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It's this kind of silly question. You say that. Right? Again, you have to make sure that you're not being deceived by this kind of linguistic semantics, playing with words

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need to call things for what they really are given them their dreams, when a person deposits human nature, which is very difficult, by the way, it's extremely difficult. It's like using your eyes to drink water. As absurd as the cells. Using your heart, using yourself to reject you were designed for what your heart does naturally, is a lot of work

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is a lot of work. To reject the truth is a lot of work no matter how it seems. Now to ask for a blind perspective. How natural this seems to be. This is because the public narrative, the epoch, the dominant narrative here, it makes things look this way. In reality, you have to come a long way away from nature reject the truth. You have to do a lot of damage to yourself due

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to damage to yourself to your inner gut like spiritual gut, to actually reach out to

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us I saying it

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because these people are saying just give us a sign we would believe to think

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and look so innocent, but in reality it is full of

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absurdity. And

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can I see?

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Ya malevolence it's full of malevolence in that sense.

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Okay, so again, since we've established this said again, this is what the surah is really about. Rest of it last metallics expounds on these on these points, for example, verse number here let's move to verse number 50.

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Because they make it a personal issue with the Prophets laws and and again, in today's world they make it a political issue with Islam. Islam is an ideology Islam is they claim Islam is terrorism. They try to take over the world why? That's a distraction. It's distraction. There are some tourists we agree there are people who are used and we know well there's enough evidence who actually uses them right?

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But

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this is all distraction

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because there are many innocent people who are setting foot but you want to create they want to create first impression these people are terrorists they're off to you they want to kill you they're backwards that this that that so you don't give them a chance. You don't give them an event. You don't give you stamp the benefit of the doubt as what they want to do is distraction and keep the Muslims busy trying to clear their name.

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And it actually worked.

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It actually worked in the numbers

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in the

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The 80s and the 90s were actually going up number of Muslims was going up rapidly in the West. And that's converting

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people accepting Islam, people converting to Islam. Because right from the 70s, late 70s, you know, when Iran when the media to cover in Iran, and then, you know, it was used or this is Islam, these are Muslims. And then, you know, the whole American Embassy hostage kind of thing. Right? It started to fade away from public attention.

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And people started to look at Islam for fresh and there were many Muslims migrating. So there was lots of people looking for the truth, finding it in Islam becoming Muslim, was growing rapidly.

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September 11, and I think this is

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the date the exact date today, right? September 11. What happened? The numbers went down.

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They went down.

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I know there are some

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videos and there are some people saying, Oh, the numbers increased. Actually, in reality, the numbers went down, way down. I remember in the UK 2003. I asked region, Park mosque in London, central London, the central Masjid in London. And this is where usually like the British people, when they want to know more about Islam, they want to become Muslim. They love to go there to that place. It's like an official Masjid. Or the official place full of Muslims of Islam in the UK.

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He was the head of Dawa

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audiomack Tabitha,

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I asked him 2003 Because he had been there for more than 15 years. And I asked him, What about the numbers? Because many Muslims started saying, you know, after 11, September 11, you know, people started coming in reading about Islam coming into Islam. For me, it didn't make sense. I just I couldn't fathom that, because you're just demonizing the religion, making it terrorism, and terrorist and people want to kill you, who wants to confess to the history really, who wants to give a chance to this religion? So I asked him, How about the numbers we used to come? He said

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prior to 2001, prior to September 2000.

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On average, we would have about five to seven people take your child

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a day.

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2003 When I asked him and it was late 2003. He said we're lucky if we get one or two

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every other week, giving maximum four people a month.

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So they did the same to the profit side salon.

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They said to profit Amazon salon, bring the book from Heavens right in front of our eyes, that Allah gives you a palace that he will give you a garden and give you a mountain of gold out of silver. The same thing just all of that is a bluff is just argument on the surface. They already made their minds up or made the hearts of assets. They don't feel but they're just going to bring about arguments material for arguments. So Allah says, Allah says to the prophetess and respond to them Hola Hola. Hola. Como en de hacer even more what a higher level?

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A Community Manager in Ontario Ilana, you

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say to them, oh, Mohamed, I don't have the treasures of Allah. I'm just a messenger.

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It's not up to me. That's Allah.

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And I don't know the unseen. I don't know the hype. I don't know what's gonna I don't know the future. I don't, I'm a human being. I'm just I just convey the message.

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And I don't say to you, I am a I'm an angel. That is converted into a human being an angel, I'm just a human being. In a TV show in LA you have a My mission is just to follow who was revealed to me and said, I am told to convey the message I'm told to believe in it, convey it. And that's what I do.

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Will have yester will have that when the Muslims

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are the one who can see, and the one who cannot see or the equal. That's about the heart, seeing from the heart and we said last week, if you remember that

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we have a vision which is

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perception of your eyes, ears, skin. That's no that's perception, external perception, but there is perception of the heart. Why? Because there's a different type of life for the heart, for example, has another Muslim, the greatest of Italian by Mala he says.

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Canis melanin Kaluga

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bit difficulty for one of the head that

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we treated our hearts with contemplation. contemplation is seeking the truth, looking for the truth in it

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Quranic for the

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following look at the signs and the clues for all of that.

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That gave us our hearts remembrance. Again awakening.

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You remember we said last week the most important thing for guidance is your sincerity. By using fear, do you really mean that you're committed to find the truth alone?

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So, so that gave you hearts that contemplation gigawatts awakening, reviving. Remember

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for Xena, Victor,

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Victor Korea reality, he said weekend

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doing difficult it would lead us to water that we do more contemplation it brings us more life or we can do more often. And that leads us to think contemplate even more. It's like a cycle, an upward spiral. We can doing that one oh now they will tell you about double beds and we entice our hearts to speak

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spoke

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for either liberal or Buddha her smell was low and behold, it turns out that hearts have a sight and a hearing in the mind has their life and their heart has a life of its own. We have one of again of a greatest of it in hundreds of Nomada college diploma done is from Yemen originally, but he migrated to a sham where he settled in Syria and his grave is enhanced the lighthouse

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he said

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Kulu inside in Jan Hola Hola. Hola. Ie Nene.

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If your ice riding if it could be

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for either or the LA who behaved for your feta hola who is that anything is going to behave he will be email your

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last Panatela give everyone two eyes in their face and two eyes in the heart. And if Allah wants good for a person,

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obviously when Allah wants good for a person the person qualifies as qualified person deserves. If allowance is good with a person lock opens the heart and the eyes that are in the hearts of the person sees the truth.

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And that's what Allah is saying here. We'll have yesterday with Anna Wilber says are the ones who can see and the ones who can see are the equal. It's the heart

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EFA that are difficult to use your mind.

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Do you think you Allah gave you the mind.

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And with this mind, Allah give you reset your footrot where it comes from the spiritual side, and you have your beast nature. Remember that

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your earthly nature to your desires and your

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sense of aggression.

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You can choose if you choose to blind yourself with your beast nature, it can be some of the truth. But if you choose opt for your spiritual nature, the fifth or the pure nature that is more like the angels, you're going to grow you're going to elevate yourself and then you will still not lose the beast in you, the human and you will use it often.

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And that's the full life and that's what God's called the good life.

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Okay, so Allah then gives the Prophet Solomon instructions as to how to handle you know, some of these arguments, who to focus on as you give advice, and this will be interesting. Look at verse number 51, the following verse, When there will be hidden Lavina Hoffman and you shall in our opinion, and Warren with it one with the Quran useful to warn and remind those who fear the Day when they will be resurrected and brought to the Lord

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and improvisers hearts on life. So you're there? Well, you have to be strategic. You have to be strategic. Yes, everyone deserves a fair chance of you're offering them the truth. But the ones who show response may show more promise you have to give them an

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investment because you're looking for return on investment, not only for you but for them even guidance, invest where you're likely to get results, so your efforts will be fruitful.

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Yeah, so Allah Subhana Allah then teaches the Prophet Solomon how to respond to certain questions. Verse number 59, Allah starts talking about Himself directly. So in essence, Allah says here, let's get to the core of the matter now, Who is your Lord? Who is the one you supposed to

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worship? And Allah is going to tell us about himself in relation to the world as we know it. And this makes things more relevant. Because when, when, for example,

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the story we mentioned about Yusuf Islam, right? When he read in the Quran, that when they are in the middle of the ocean, they are about to drown. They tend to Allah

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If that's something he could relate to, it makes more sense. It cuts deep cuts through all the hard layers of this faulty logic that we have. So Allah

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tells us about himself using things we can relate to verse number 59, Allah says wearing the home I've had you hold it below

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the keys to the unseen access to vaccines with Allah knows that except ALLAH,

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ALLAH could reveal some of it to some people. But that's what Allah

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where Allah Murfin very well behaved, Allah knows what's in the sea, in the oceans, and what's on the land and in the land.

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You know, there is we humans, we still don't know.

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We cannot enumerate the creatures.

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Right, from the smallest germs, to the biggest whale, to the biggest mammals, the living creatures, the kind of variety is shocking. Until now.

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Humans are discovering some new creatures in the depths of the ocean, the darkest parts, which recently they discovered something they called the strawberry octopus.

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Recently, they just discovered that it lives so deep, like I think 12 kilometers deep, where you don't expect anything to live. And the amount of pressure there like, if, you know, humans cannot take 100 meters out of pressure, they will die, you have to go into a submarine. And it has to be the balance the air pressure.

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There are things that live

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10,000 meters deep in the ocean, and there's no light and they have their own light system. They actually have their own by the emit light.

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And still we haven't we haven't yet classified everything that is in on the on bigger earth.

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What is that? That's funny.

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So

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he knows what's in the sea and what's on the land. And there is no leaf

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that falls, how many trees there are in the world? How many leaves on each tree that was the number of leaves throughout the times throughout the ages, all of this.

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Allah knows that each one of them has a record as a book. Each one of them unbelievable, this event it falls eventually it's going to disintegrate. Right decompose. Allah knows what is going to decompose into and where each one of those molecules atoms or it's going to enter.

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Allah. Again, the thing is sometimes when we think about Allah subhanaw taala want to impose our own human limitation we think Allah knows his we know

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knows that knowledge with Allah is natural to him. It's not like knowing for us is effortful. You have to invest effort in it, you have to think you have to seek the knowledge right? with Allah subhanho wa Taala that knowledge just, I mean, he knows everything, and there is no new knowledge. Why? Because he knows everything.

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He knows everything. There is nothing that Allah doesn't know that he knows.

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That is something it's beyond comprehension. That's Allah subhanaw taala.

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Well, can you close the door?

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Well, I have bitten, not a seed or an atom,

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in the darkness of the Earth, even under the earth, and the dirt in the soil, when out of the bin, anything that is moist, whether it's any dry thing, except it's in a record in a park.

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Again, there is nothing in this world, even the smallest tiniest things in existence, we said you go down to the subatomic particles level, the quarks, that cannot be seen with any kind of microscope at all. Even like the quarks, they can't even locate them.

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They can't even locate them because they're energy. That's why material that's what substance actually goes down to non material. Right? Allah knows every. And it's not even like it's not like these things happen. And he knows them. No, no. He makes these things happen the way they happen that was written already. It's just a script being acted out. Unbelievable. Something unbelievable. That Allah says He is the one who receives you in your sleep at night. And that shows actually which is the truth that the soul leaves the body during sleep partially or completely leaves the body. Well, yeah, LM Omar jolla Tobin out and he's fully aware and knowledgeable about everything you do

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during the day God waking hours. Then he sends you souls back for you to wake up

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That's why we have we wake up Alhamdulillah in Lydia Jana, Marina EV in a short hamdulillah Praise be to Allah Who brought us back to life after he caused us to die, which is a small death which asleep, the prophets of salaam season the Hadith, and no more a whole notes. Sleep is the brother of death.

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Okay, it's like a mini version of death, asleep.

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From may have ethical behavior, but then he sends your souls back to this world, so that you complete a specific time, which is your time.

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From the elite homology will come to me with a build up Welcome to tiny, then you're going to return to him by then he's going to tell you about everything in your life, everything you did.

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Allah says a whole of the commission

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has everything contained, as encompassed everything.

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Again, there's nothing about you except that it's from Allah. Allah knows about and Allah controls. And it's within the control of Allah. He's letting things happen.

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Where who will call your phone Viber the dominance

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over his creations.

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All of them are submissive to him, no one can challenge.

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Allah might allow some people to challenge him verbally. But again,

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it's just like a child. Again, that's just a human example was beyond these examples. Imagine, you're like a fully grown man. And the child, a toddler, two years old says, you know, I'll punch you in the face, I'll kill you. Right? Are you going to find this kid?

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Right, he's just gonna wash it off. So humans, you know, have the audacity to say all I challenge you there is God online, if you're there, do this.

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For Allah is there, let him kill me. If Allah is here, lay and take my soul.

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Say as much as you want, I'm not going to deal with you. There is time, there is time you're going to come, don't worry, you can feel as big as you want. You can feel as a god as much as you want.

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And that's just you fooling yourself.

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We will see two and a half about an actor, Elijah had to do a photo shoot on our own.

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And Allah sends angels to protect you.

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This is something we don't realize, like you are alive, because Allah gave you life. And you're safe, because Allah has angels around you to save you from anything that is not written in your paddle.

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Anything that's not written in your product, there is angels protecting you from it. Have you ever seen some of those videos, there are people who actually run over by a car and they stand up and there's nothing.

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There, there's a few of those.

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There's a few of those, there's actually events where our person falls, like from four storey building, before they just, you know, tuck themselves and they move on.

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Normally is such a person will die or at least severely be injured.

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Or that sometimes a child falls and you can't believe that there's no like they haven't cut themselves or haven't broken an arm or a neck. How come?

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I've seen I've seen the video with my own eyes, a mother and a son, her son car run up the car hits the mother and runs over the child slowly as well. Like you can see the wheel running over the child and the car is lifted. And the child comes out of the stop lot like about two years old

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stands up as if nothing happens, nothing happened.

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And this is why there's a beautiful thing and they say

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a dark

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engine, an engine heavy coming.

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Your appointed time of death protects you from dying.

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Your appointed time of death leavings protects you from dying before that

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is perfect, right? Because that's what the law and there are angels protecting you.

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But when death comes to one

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hour angels are going to take this person and they're not going to fall short in this mission from lesson 62 from modo Illa himolla who helped me a lot our stall has been and then they would return to the Lord the True Lord.

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The Holy Hakuna To Him belongs to the judgment He's going to judge

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who has thought has been his very swift in holding people to account

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Again, I although I wanted to go faster, but Subhan Allah, these verses are profound, honestly. And again, they're very relevant to our times.

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And it's very easy to read through them skip through them and you notice, which is versus talking about what you think is you want to make it your mission to make the Hanzo it is relevant to define the relevancy in local art to life and there's plenty of it, it's all full of that. But the thing is, if you read the Quran with a certain mentality

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and caspo mentality you're going to miss out on it or makes more sense to be

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so so again, I wanted to go faster but it's just these verses is so captivating, but you have to give them that attention you have to sort of again they really frame life for you they let you see look at yourself understand your existence with God.

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So inshallah we'll meet next week next Friday, inshallah carry on I will try to go faster but again, innocence I'm still going I'm letting the surah here lead me I'm trying I have an intention to go faster but again, if the surah sort of closes in there is something some benefit we can take that maybe we have no rush

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so again, for being here, your physical actual presence actually helps a lot this helluva hospitals but I do logical read or do all for your time and your attention and you're lucky we'll meet up next Friday, either.

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