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Mufti Menk Describing Our Affairs With The World…And Where and How We Need To Change…

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Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim In the name of Allah most Gracious most Merciful. Al hamdu lillahi wa kafa wa sallahu wa salam o Baraka Allah Abadi, Medina, Scapa Allah Allah He was happy he Athena cohering Oman Serbia homie Li Ahmed Deen imagi La, La La La Germaine one nama homie Monica Sonic, one regional Illuminati ama.

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All prices are due to Allah subhanho wa Taala alone blessings and salutations that are complete

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and spotless. Upon Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam the best of creation without doubt, blessings as well upon all his companions, who were stars, and who were also from amongst the best of creation,

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blessings and salutations upon the four illustrious Imams, and blessings upon all the aroma of this oma who have passed before us, and upon that Allah in our midst, and upon all of us, and upon our offspring to come until the day of PM, may Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us all upliftment and keep us steadfast on Deen and use us and our offspring to serve this Deen until the day of pm. I mean, on the roadmap

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Beloved brothers and sisters and dearest friends.

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Allah subhanho wa Taala has created us for a purpose. Allah subhanho wa Taala has Creatures lie or Suna la?

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Luna Yo, he has creatures who do not dis obey Him in anything, whatever he commands them they do, they do not have the ability to disobey, who are those creatures, the melodica they are the angels, the angels do not have the ability to disobey.

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The same applies when it comes to those creatures on earth that do not have souls. They do not have the ability to disobey

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the skies, the moon, the earth, the trees, the grass, they are totally subservient. And we know that what

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you said before be handy. Voila, Killa komunitas be home. All the creatures of Allah, whether they have life or not, we should understand the creatures of Allah. They all engage in the vicar of Allah subhanho wa Taala in one way or another, and they worship Allah subhanho wa Taala we might not understand.

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The birds, the trees, the ocean, the water that you hear the waves that beat against one another. We think it's just the sound it shows us. That is the sound of the vicar of Allah subhanho wa Taala

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the clouds, they not one drop is released unless Allah has already

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nothing, the sun will never appear, unless Allah has commanded it to appear. It is so obedient that today we can calculate calendars for years to tell you that at 623 The sun will set imagine

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what if we were like that? Someone would say this man is at 623 and 30 seconds, our technology is far higher, isn't it? Our brains are far higher, but may we choose to disobey.

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The moon is such that people will calculate that at this point it shall be born and this is the first visible time roughly, they will calculate it for you. People go out into space. They don't make a mistake of a nanosecond, not a millisecond and nanosecond. They don't make a mistake they know because of the obedience of the creatures of allowable is that.

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When a tree is in your path, you bring an expert the expert will tell you what you need to drop it. May Allah subhanahu Allah grant us understanding yet the trees themselves are prostrate to Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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So Allah has creatures, and at the head of those creatures, the angels lasuna llama Amaro, they do not transgress at all.

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So if Allah wanted,

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worship is alone, who only engaged in worship, he has them. He doesn't need us.

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There are angels who engage in tawaf, day in day out around the house.

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of Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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There are angels who are engaged in is still far not for themselves for us.

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To use a be hoonah be handy, oh beam, wire stone fee Runa Lima Allah

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Subhana Allah, Allah is making mentioned that the angels they declare the greatness of Allah, they praise Allah and they are seeking forgiveness for us on earth here because they can see that we are engaged in transgression, day in day out. Yeah, Allah Allah have mercy forgive these people forgive those on Earth. Yeah, Allah. Allah subhanho wa Taala says, had he had to punish us because of our deeds, he would have left nothing on the esterday.

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We don't deserve this oxygen that we are breathing. Sometimes a huge truck happens to be driving next to us, and the exhaust is near the window. And you know how it feels as soon as he raves to take off, and all the fumes come into your window, and you happen to close your window and some people will swear, but they don't realize that they do not even deserve carbon monoxide. Not even that.

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Even that is too pure for us to breathe.

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Yet we are breathing air for free. And we don't realize why we are in the dunya we don't even realize what is the dounia

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I spoke a few days ago about the recognition of Allah. Who is Allah subhanho wa Taala we don't even know we have no clue to be honest with you. Who created me? How am I created? Why was I created? Where am I now? Where am I going? What is going to happen to me in a few days what is going to be happening happening to me in a few minutes. I don't know what is happening to me. Before I dropped my hands from here I don't know. May Allah grant us understanding. It is all in Allah.

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Control. We have a small role to play but we haven't recognized the greatness of the Creator. Then Allah subhanho wa Taala there are other creatures who transgress and they only transgress out of what out of pride

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in who he believes and his army, what do they do? They only transgress out of what they know Allah they recognize Allah. They understand the law, but they are proud and arrogant. Now Lama Maha Maha Syrian and all the experts of the school must learning have all said that pride leads you to cover.

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You are arrogant, you are proud you think I have Mei Mei Mei sounds like a good doesn't it? May Allah grant us understanding? I am the one if you say I that is how he believes was led astray. What did he say I I am better and

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I am better than him. I can't. I can't lower myself. Today we have that problem in every community society in the Muslim Ummah at large, everyone feels he is better than the other. The minute you have a feeling I'm better than him You are lower, you must remember that. Whether it is spiritually or in whatever way

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even if we are reading five Salah, someone happens to be a drunkard outside we do not condone the drinking, we know drinking is a Kabira but you must understand there might be one small d that he might intergender for and our pride and our backbiting of him. Our Salah that we made in the first stuff, the reward of it might go to the same person, there is a possibility. We can become proud never if we become proud and we feel oh this man is engaged in the sin. So therefore, if he's engaged with assume you're allowed to

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talk about the sin, and generalize and try and help him in person and help yourselves and your progeny and your own man to stay away from that sin, but you can think you are better than him know that Allah have explained that that is a major sin.

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So we should realize that we need to know that pride leads us to jahannam pride leads us to jahannam What did Allah subhanho wa Taala tell Emily's

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Whoever follows you from amongst them from amongst men, I will feel genuine with you and with them. All of you.

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Follow him in what in that pride? May Allah protect us we need to humble ourselves down. We are not better than anyone else unless you saw see a castle and people are equal like the coat like the teeth of a comb. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant that to us. And in fact those who know Allah, those who recognize Allah, they will tell you we are worse than everyone else.

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They will tell you we are worse than others. We all know how much we are swimming in. Each one knows his or her or her own private sins that he or she is committing. May Allah forgive us all. Allah grant us is the karma. So I spoke about recognition of Allah. Today I want to speak about recognition of the dunya

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if we know Allah, we will get closeness to Allah if we know the dunya we will understand it is a dhoka it is a it is a cheat. It is a deception.

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But if we don't realize what is the dunya we will never understand what it is we will dive deeper into it. And it doesn't in any way. Like someone diving into a pool. He doesn't realize that it is only a few centimeters. What's going to happen he'll crack his skull.

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He can't see beyond the blue water to notice that even the bottom is also blue. It deceives him. He sees his reflection thinking is deep dives in what happens he can actually sculpt

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that is the dunya. So Allah subhanho wa Taala created us in between these two creatures, those that only worship and those that only transgress we are in the middle, we will worship and if ever we make a mistake out of human nature, and if ever we fall into sin, we will turn we will engage into an act of worship that neither melodica do know the shaitan does. What is that activation Toba Toba turning to Allah, the melodica they may cover for us they don't need Toba because they don't engage in any sin.

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And the shaitan if they engage in Toba, they will be better than us. Shaytan doesn't engage in Toba shavon told Allah Allah give me respect grant me time I'm going to show you these people are bad and I will show you they will worship Me and others but they will worship you. That's what we are doing today. We are becoming up to shape on May Allah save us.

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Well, I there are two categories in the dunya Abdul Rahman Abu shapen. We are one of the two

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we are either worshipers of Allah or we either worshippers of the shell team. It's a fact of life. But the winner is the one who can realize where he is and consolidate that which is good and eradicate that which is bad. That is the winner.

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So what is this dunya?

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What is the dunya? Before I get into what is the dunya let me

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inform you Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was not protected from sin by Allah loosen, protected by law must assume the highest of creatures. Salaam Allahu Allah Muhammad.

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What did he do? Every day he used to engage in is to follow Allah I seek your forgiveness. Oh Allah I seek your forgiveness Oh Allah I seek your forgiveness. How many times one narration says 71 relations is more than 70 and one narration says up to 100 times a day. Did he need it immediate Allah He did not need it.

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He did not need it and he did it so we could follow his soon. So if you are following the soon of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, myself and yourself you will also do that. So now we have this BS. What happens to our destiny? We have a marathon you know john Benson. Oh, Ben Johnson. I don't know his name. When I was young, he used to run very fast. And he cheated. He had some steroids and he was banned. So what we do we follow Ben Johnson and john Benson. And it's the cluster cluster cluster cluster for nine minutes. nine seconds. 100 gone. And then we happy I did 135 fulfull.

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Is that what is what is that what is required? Are we not playing a game? They were running 100 meter sprint. We're running 100 meters.

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It's not what is required. When we put one we say as Davila we need to sit and think what have I said

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and what does a lot promise that he's responsible b that is the winner. I have said yeah Allah I am a criminal. I committed sin yeah Allah I seek your forgiveness. I will not repeat that sin yeah Allah forgive me I plead with you. That is what you are saying.

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What is the statement as as simple as that? The meaning is what I just told you.

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Now you sit you think What did I say? And then what does Allah

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Allah subhanho wa Taala says whoever seeks forgiveness I forgive him Manta de la la. We know the hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in Allah. Allah, Allah Muhammad, whoever seeks forgiveness, I forgive him, Allah says, And Allah subhanho wa Taala says he will forgive everyone who seeks correct forgiveness until the point of Aurora which is almost death.

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In Allah tala, Supriya de la linea to

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Allah subhanho wa Taala continues stretching the arm of mercy every day.

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To forgive those who have committed sin by night and the same happens by night to forgive those who have committed sin by day. So now when we say us who law stop, Allah will tell you and Allah will respond. My worshiper, I have forgiven you, I love you, you are abunda of mine.

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You are as pure as the day you were born. One last

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Now when you repeat it 10 times, thinking 70 times thinking what you've said and holding on and feeling the answer is yes, Santiago de la Cana Katara hufa in lambda,

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rock, Exxon is to worship Allah as though you are watching him if you cannot perceive that, then you should understand he is watching you. You must be able to feel his existence.

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When you talk to him, he responds, Fuji Buddha said there either than Allah says I answer the call of every color goes out to me, does he answer positively or negatively? He answers positive positively because he does not have a negative quality.

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So when we say as part of your law, we must know what has happened. If you are true, you will get up from the machine like well even Olia Allah, Allah, you will get up from this ecfr like like a saint.

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Then when you come out, you must remember consolidate what you've achieved. You've achieved something great. You need to stay away from sin. Don't for one minute think you are better than others.

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There was a man, I have to tell you this. On a lighter note.

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He sat in the machine he did his ecfr and he sat and after a while he felt he was very big boo, very big boo. He went out he began to despise everyone. So he would come back to the machine and sit on his own. Until one day they decided to play a prank on this man

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to decided to play a prank on this men. So people will come to him and say you are a very big boo. And say yes and everyday is it would swell. Yes, these people they're all heading towards jahannam they don't know.

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This is I want to show you what is the result of kibble and pride and the feeling that I am better than others.

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So one day they turned off the lights. They came to him in the darkness of the machine. He was all alone. And they began to use voices echoing voices you know the massage withdrawal with high ceilings, echoing his voice. They called him

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By his name

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and his name echoed immediately felt what's happening.

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So they were playing a prank. May Allah save us we are not allowed to play pranks like this.

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They said I am Jabri.

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He said jabril Please come. Imagine he's thinking that now he's getting too bored. Why? Because he feels he is I have another. They told him we want to take you to Jenna.

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We want to take you on mirage. We have a buraq waiting outside.

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So what they did is they blindfolded this man. He was very happy. Imagine he's thinking that he's getting some revelation from the heaven.

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They blindfolded him. And this is a true story.

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And they took him out. Slowly but surely they laid him. They had a donkey waiting outside. The other way around. They made him sit facing the back. They told him this is a buraq Hold tight.

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Then they released the dunk and they went away. So he held he was blindfolded. He went he went. He thought the journey from the junior to the Acura is very long.

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He carried on till the morning when the sun rose. People saw him in the marketplace behind the donkey.

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Facing the other direction. They told him what is happening. He said keep quiet. I'm getting the Boo word.

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Allahu Akbar, Allah save us.

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They began to beat him. And they really beat him so badly. They hospitalized him. They told him what number were you talking about? Number one finished a long time ago. If only you knew. Why did I raise this on a lighter note? Just to let you know we should never become proud of our deeds. Never ask Allah to accept our deeds, except the little deeds that we engage in, you know, one of the signs of piano.

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Yoshiko under the hula mosquito cha ching fella toffee or Julian Kasha, you will walk into a machine, Jama meaning it has many meanings, a massive machine with lots of people or a machine wait Jamaat is being led and read at that time, not one person will concentrate will be concentrating. Everyone is in his own. Can I use the word Dwayne? Everyone is in his own dwell something in his own world. People are thinking of this and that and we know of so many stories that Allah might have given us of how a person has four shops. And he knows there is a mistake because he only did a sub of three. We know that. So he says Maulana, you've only read three records. They say how you know,

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because I only did a sample of three shops every day I do a sample for

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one every record. So we can assume Allahu Akbar. We don't even know what is happening. Our mind is somewhere else. How do we know that the Salah is accepted We ask Allah to excuse us for weakness. We ask Allah to grant us concentration in Salah those who cannot concentrate, increase your odo Billahi min ash shaytani r rajim. And I'm not telling you to just as a ceremony, think of the meaning what what you are saying Oh Allah, I seek your protection from shape and the accussed and content.

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He is coming. What will come out will be nice us we could have been Falak read the sutras more not only as a ceremony but understand what you are reading and Allah will help you May Allah help us all. We all have this problem to a certain degree some more in some ways.

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So yesterday I was speaking about coming into the masjid when you will leave your shoes out there we are leaving that which sticks to the ground. We are leaving that which is on the ground that which connects us to the dunya we leaving it at the door when we come in. We should be coming in without any connection to the dunya we are walking in us we are connected straight to the mustard masala house of Allah we are meant to be concentrating in our Salah.

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But what happens? We come in we bring our cell phones in our pockets. We can't even leave it at home. And if we bring it it's switched on the house of Allah. What is this? It's a sign of piano. It's a sign of tm and I'm not saying it for any reason. I know every machine I've ever been to people's mobile phones ring attempted this human error. But how can that human error repeat itself 50 times in the week how

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a person will tell you I broke the glass one time, then this I broke the glass second time then they say I broke the glass. Then they say I broke the glass and everyday they say you broke the glass. You tell him Don't touch the glass from now on.

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Common Sense. There is a problem. So this mobile phone is a very big fit. Now I don't want to talk about a mobile phone. Because we know it's a fitna and I don't even want to draw your attention to the fitna that it has in how many homes it has broken up to today, just the SMS in voda also makes it free so many SMS is free, because that means so many houses will be break for free. That's what is happening. I don't want to draw your attention to that. I want to draw your attention to something else in the midst of it comes and songs of Michael Jackson and Madonna and so on are played in the house of Allah.

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Can they be a bigger sign than piano from amongst the minor signs then that

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Allah save us. This is what

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We mean you should go into American philosophy rajaraja even the mala Ji, who leads you salla Allahu Akbar, and he's now concentrating next thing, thing, thing, thing, thing thing at the back even he says, Oh no man in his Salah. So even the one who wants to concentrate, somehow someone prohibits him from concentration, may Allah save us. So what is this dunya?

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What is the dunya? Allah explains this dunya in verses of the Quran in many places and I have chosen a few verses today.

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Allah says a Lambo

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that means let it be known to you, you should know you should learn and in his knowledge, you should learn you should know let it be known to you. And

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dunia Allah Ebo Allah who you should know that this dunya is play and amusement.

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What is play? What is amusement? And what is the difference between the two? Life is simple playing. You know you've got those toys, you connect the puzzles. You bring Lego you bring the two together that is playing, you're playing

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kickball from here today you are playing and Lao is amusement, slightly more sophisticated playing. You've got computer games with batteries inside you've got remote control cars, when a child grows up what does he start with play or amusement? He starts with play. Later on, there is amusement in the play.

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It becomes a little bit more sophisticated. This is the difference between

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a normal hire to do a boon.

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First, it is live. First it is just plain old toys. Any toy that is colorful you bring to a child who is young and rattle that has a few beings inside will also make a little child quiet.

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We just rattle it a little bit. But when the child is six years old, can you say can you shake that rattle? They laugh at you? They won't they say daddy I need the toy. I need that toy which toy, the one with the battery, that remote control car Some of us are 40 years old, we still play with remote control cars. Why? Because we still have a feeling for what we used to do when we were young.

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If it soothes you, it's not haram Believe me, but I don't want to give your secrets away. May Allah Subhana Allah grant us understanding. So, we have like a boon is playing then we have amusement the slightly more complicated play let alone then what happens to the child imagine the order of the Quran is the precise order of what happens to us. A child is born it starts Allah is describing it for me and for you. What happens when a child is born? picture it. Firstly you start you make the child play you happy you as a parent you are happy oh I have a child Mashallah you throw a party you call the people in and everyone is so excited, happy. We forget sometimes to make dua for the child.

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And sometimes as a ceremony, we tell people make dua for my son, but you yourself your deeds are so far that even if people are making you up, you are blocking that door by hitting it with every sin that you committing hitting the driveway against your own child. That's what we are doing. So people will make dua for your child, you also make law for your child, but you must remember your deeds spiritually will brush up on to the child. I want to give you an example.

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If a lady is smoking while she's pregnant, what did the doctor say it will affect the chance that his physical effect upon the child all the doctors will tell you that.

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If a lady is on drugs, or even if she is said emotional stress will affect the child. So do you think spirituality doesn't affect the child?

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If a woman is sinful thoughts are dirty, why she is pregnant? Do you think it's not going to affect the child? You are foolish if you think that Allah save us.

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The same applies even after birth. You are in the home Your father is smoking all day. It's going to affect you. The doctors nowadays say the child is more prone to sickness, the man who's smoking himself, because you are in the company's worse, apparently.

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So which means you are committing some day and night and you have your children playing games. You think he's not going to brush up on them? Then we say make dua for my son, he must become hafeez and daddy and mommy and move to an island and he must intergender Yes. What are you doing about yourself?

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May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us understanding? Let us not drown in the dunya We are proud we cause problems, these problems with our family members, with our children, with our fathers with our brothers, with our parents with our in laws, these problems will lie they seep through generations, they will split generations for centuries to come. Why must we die? Going down as a person who split the family without the die going down as a person who brought the family together?

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Why must we die as a person who was jealous of the Imam jealous of someone who drove a Mercedes and someone who drove a BMW and so on?

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why we'd rather die saying we were happy for everyone. We may do it for everyone's Baraka. Yeah Allah

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granted a BMW the day he gets it, he won't know it was through your door that he got it.

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That is how we are supposed to be. He has one Yala granting 10 but given happiness and Gandhi agenda, and remember if you make glass for someone else's agenda and that is accepted most probably you will be in gentlemen before that person because they only entered it through your door. How can you not be they?

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May Allah grant us understanding.

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So, let me move further. Then the last piece of this amusement that I said slightly more complicated too is as you grow, how old are you? You are now 1011 1210 1112 when you become mature,

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you grow up when you grow up. If someone gives you those small rattles, you're not interested. Even if someone gives you those minor pullback action cause you laugh at it. And 13 You're giving me a pull back action car Who do you think I am? I need to drive a real car

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13 children don't have driver's licenses they want to test the daddy's cars out. We know that. Why now let me explain to you

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when I went to Durban I was once told that sometimes in the schools our children as such when the father goes to pick up the daughter with a Bucky she says No daddy, go back fix the Mercedes and come on waiting here. How do you want me to jump in the buggy when everyone else is watching? Lie This is the condition of our children. Let's be honest.

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This is what is happening. Why? Because we have not trained the child and ourselves also.

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We are living a life possibly and probably have double standards.

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In the masjid, we are muslimeen as soon as we enter as soon as we leave sorry. We are somebody else our hearts already we have hatred and in fact that hatred has seeped into the massage today. Yeah, let's protect us. This is the house of whom me are you? Is it my house or your house? It's the house of Allah. So people complain about the light in whose house

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last house who is used you shaytan used you to whinge about the window. No one else shaytan used you to complain about the carpet and the mic and about this and that. If you thought for a moment that this is the most sacred house in Tonga

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and I am complaining about it, Allahu Akbar, not me, let someone else do it. Not me. Even if people come as is the norm in most communities, the people who do it those are pawns. And I don't mean with an R with a W. mela save us.

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They were just in Gujarati say Ciao, bye someone.

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They were actually keyed by someone film by somebody.

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The people the masters of the ring, the ring masters of the circus. Some people were sitting back relaxing, watching the action, they pull back or they turn the Mickey Mouse and Mickey Mouse goes out to Indian company.

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A lot of communities This is what is destroying the oma not realizing poor Mickey Mouse is complaining about the house of Allah. How if we thought that we would say look by try someone else, not me. I'm not going to whinge about the house. You are creating enmity with Allah. Yes. If you've got a solid point you want to raise raise it with due respect, bearing in mind this is this most sacred house, I will die in history. My name will go down this person split the community into two starting from the masjid.

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Why do I want my name to go down in that way? Why? How?

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Where do I want to hit gender or gender if that is my action. This person came into the masjid and made life difficult for Allah. They have not understood anything.

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They have not understood who they are Allah. So Allah continues to say

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was he not soon after law? school he says was he not what is Xena? beautification get to 13 you are now suddenly aware of yourself. You look in the mirror a little bit more often. It's like it's a fact Allah, my creator and yours is describing the phases we go through. He's telling you this is the dunya my worships. This is the dunya my worshipers

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understand the so that you know what it is. At the age of 13 what happens all of us were at that age those who are beyond now. We were all at that age what used to happen small pimple on your face and you can't sleep. You can't sleep because you say hey how are they going to look at me? You are worried about Xena beautification. The girls what happens? they worried about what type of bracing they have. It must be written at the back some designer name.

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That is what is happening honestly. And Ally's describing it we want the Xena

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cell phone, small children one cell phone, Daddy, I need a Samsung d 3000. It doesn't exist but when it comes.

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So a lot of the children have better phones than their own parents. Let's be honest. What is that? That means we we are suffering and we are striving day in day out not to make the therapy of our children but to let them have it as they wish.

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So the day they tell you I'm not interested in Salah you won't have an answer, but you don't know that because you gave them everything else today they also want not to reach Allah.

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Allah grant us understand we need to do the therapy of our children. Now don't go home and roll your sleeves right, bring all the phones back. That's not what we are saying. But we need to understand when it's a matter of using your intellect and your brain to slowly and surely inculcate good values and character in our own children. We are losing them.

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We are losing them. So Allah subhanho wa Taala continues.

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And before I get to the next one, I still need to speak a little bit about the Xena, this beautification, we, ourselves sometimes we are like kids and children. We know we can't afford something we want to boast of what we know.

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And we allow our children to go to school and madrasa and other places and they must show the others that we are in on a higher level than everyone else. We must show the others. Where did it come from? We don't even realize. Let me inform you. Allah says Kayla Hakuna do let

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me come. Speaking of wealth, Allah says the reasons why Allah has set rulings in Islam about wealth is because he does not want wealth to remain in the hands of only a certain group of the rich. The rich will become poor, the poor will become rich and vice versa and so on. How many of us who are seated here we can afford things that our parents could not afford? And how many of us are seated here we cannot afford things that our parents could afford. Allahu Akbar. Allah yamo de la habana. Allah says the days we will rotate them around for the people you taste this, they will taste that that you taste that they will taste this and so on It will carry on don't think is going to remain.

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It's a test it carries on.

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It's a test it carries on if you have wealth, it's a test if you don't have wealth, it's even a bigger test card and akuna cofra at times, if we are on a level of poverty that we begin to question the authority of Allah Why did Allah keep me poor? We are now losing our human gradually.

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And if it leads us to Haram, we will be losing our Eman gradually. May Allah subhanho wa Taala keep us steadfast May he make us content live on your level.

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And he decided to finesse Socrates from Asia Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says to economize and budget to strike a balance between your income and expenditure is half of your happiness in livelihood.

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Don't live on tick, don't live on credit. Don't don't go to the banks and start taking big big credits even if it means to buy a home. Why live in rented property? It's better for your Eman.

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If it is halal and permissible within certain limits, you should understand Alhamdulillah but if you are enslaving yourself for 30 years, that will be your aim in life. My aim is to pay back 10,000 rands a month for the next 30 years. Will you ever go beyond that no sweat tears, you might die, you might not manage for a few months, they'll take it away 25 years later, it's possible. So what did you live for nothing.

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Rather you wait aim higher than that Yala open the system and so that in 10 years time I can afford a house one time lump sum as better

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I am not stopping you from going to that which complies with the Sharia. But I am encouraging you on what is known as taqwa that which is even higher leave it

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what do you want it for?

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The same applies to our motor vehicles and all the other things what happens to us we run to the bank run to the bank fourth in order to enslave ourselves to this dunya not to Allah we become up to do what the dinar we become the worship of the determine the dinar and nowadays the Roman dinar sounds very nice. If someone is born and we say keep his name up to date him they might think it's a good name because it sounds nice.

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I think today we've become an absolute dollar. And what sounds worse than that is abhorrent. Sounds even worse.

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It's a reality. This is what we've become. We don't realize what is the dunya around us. We live even our smallest things we are we haven't yet paid for it. Why? Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has taught us trade the best trade is that which you paid for immediately and you work for your own sweat and you paid for it and allow guns you Baraka unit.

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Let's move further. Allah subhanho wa Taala says What about home buying? That's the next portion of the verse in llamo manhyia dunya Allah, Allah who was enough to

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come, we've translated three proportions. Let's move to the next one. The fatherhood means to compete with one another because of pride for her, you know, we use the word factor. What does factor mean? You want to show off your proud

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you want to prove that you are better and higher. That is the next stage. Now you get to 2021

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What happens?

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You want to prove? No, I'm higher, I got bigger degrees bigger qualifications. That is why Allah subhanho wa Taala has never ever connected education to wealth never. The two are not connected in the least whoever thinks they are connected, they are fools.

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The Richest People are those who don't have anything besides primary education, to be honest with you, Allah give them more attempts. Sometimes you have I have a friend who's a doctor.

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He worked for several years, then he shifted, he quit, he went into business. I told him why he said, I want to earn a lump sum and I want to give up and I want to engage in the Tao of Islam. And if I'm a doctor, I work my whole life and I still won't be happy. And I'm looking I'm saying when I was young, doctors were the nannies

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doctors were the richest of people. May Allah grant our doctors healthy lives here we are not kissing you is by anyway.

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We need you in the community inshallah. But Allah grant you Baraka be content with what you have, be happy with your situation. Be happy with your economic level, be happy with the step that Allah has decided to put you on. Yes, is by his Fatherland, virtue he decides to push you further up La Liga de la de Manisha that is the gift of Allah, He gives him whatever he wishes. But if Allah has decided to keep you there, so what Alhamdulillah be happy, be content, buy food, according to your level and standard. We don't have to go out to eat every week. If we can't afford it. Even if we can afford it, we will not go

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it's an insult. Some people regard it as an insult to go out and eat some do. You see what you mean? You taking it out to eat? Don't you have a house? Don't you have a kitchen? Are you taking me out to eat? May Allah subhanahu Allah grant us understanding? That's another level on its own. If we have to say that in our homes, I wonder what would happen.

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Go to your wife and tell her In fact, some of the women must be listening to me right now. If we were to tell you it's an insult to go out and eat. Let's say we don't know which insult you're talking about. We don't mind being insulted every week. That's what they will tell you.

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So, Allah says there is competition, what type of competition all this dunya competition, dunia competition people are competing about the dunya

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then what happens you get married.

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After that, what happens? You get married. When you get married? What happens? You grow old. The competition is still on? I've got a better wife. Or Mashallah, I've got this. She looks prettier. She's this she's that Allahu Akbar. Allah save us.

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Yes, in Islam, we are meant to concentrate on the deen and on the character. And as luck, that doesn't mean you must now look for the ugliest girl on the street. No.

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Beauty you need to look at but you do not base your decision on it. That's what Islam teaches us. If it is there it is there. You will get it for 10 years, 15 years, 20 years The internet has to fade. It has to fade. And the Quran in the same verse talks about that a little bit later.

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It has to fade there's nothing that doesn't fade. So if you base your decision on that your marriage will last for as long as the beauty is there. The minute it's gone, it's out people get sick.

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I've had so many problems of people one year down the line. They say I'm fed up. But what did you see in her? She was very beautiful in my eyes. Now she's no more Why?

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I can't even mention the answer here. May Allah save us?

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Because we had the wrong reasons when we married.

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Our youngsters, our daughters and sons, they don't know why they are getting married. When you are marrying, you are looking for the mother of your children and the father of your children. someone whom you can say this lady is going to look after my children. Well, that is the woman don't leave her. Marry her and respect her when you are not they should look after your kids. That's the lady.

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The young girls who are getting married You don't look for the next most handsome men, a person who's driving a Beemer and so on No.

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We are looking for someone who can be the father of our children, someone who can give the corrector bionic luck to our children. Even if he's not there. Most of the day, we'll do the looking after. But whenever he's there, he adds on to that.

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He can be a shining example a role model.

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Recently I was in Pretoria attending the AMS conference, one of our speakers, top scholar from India.

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May Allah grant him a long and healthy life. He asked the question he said how many of you and most of them were educators, which means teachers. How many of you your role model is a parent or a teacher 10% only 10% everyone role model is someone else. And he the essence of what he was saying. When someone's role model is a parent and a teacher or a person whose parent is his own teacher. They are the most successful people in community in society.

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Because your whole day

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flows in a certain way. What is that way? Let's go back to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, how was education did they have a school where they have five subjects, different teachers teach you one subject

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One hour and five teachers teach you for one hour a day. And then they carry on they worried about their salary half the time they striking Is that how it was no. When they wanted to do tarbiyah they sent you with one person, you had to be in his company for 10 years, you came back as an honey.

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One person that was the sole method. So if your role model is in your own house, you're living with him or your life, finished, he will do your Islam and everything at the same time. He will educate you and grant you that wisdom that Allah has granted him. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us all parents who are role models. And may Allah make us as parents role models, and May Allah make our children when they become parents role models.

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There is no role model, it's a gap. So they look for someone on the street they look for elsewhere. When they turn on the television, what happens they see Ronaldo kicking the ball. So Ronaldo is the role model. So everyone shaves the head. You think martial law, American League, at least a Navy, they don't even understand what you are saying.

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We are law save us. This is the highlight of this dunya and I'm being honest with you. I'm not mincing my words today.

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So Allah says there comes a time when we compete with one another. Then I told you we get married. Even in marriage, we compete what type of competition? I had a bigger marriage. Oh no woman I'm a rich businessman. Those people invited me to their wedding. I got to invite all those who invited me to my daughter's wedding. Why? Send them a sankaty send them a one of these ladies invites. Tell them listen, my daughter is getting married. The niqab will be at this machine please make dua break the trend. Who told you they must come to your house to eat who said that

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happiness of your daughter is not connected to how many people come to eat and not let them come to the masjid where the niqab is taking place they are engaging in a great act of worship they can go away with one date

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one and they also you don't have to distribute forever or or shares and all that on date.

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I live is simple we make it difficult on the women folk and sometimes the women folk make it difficult on us I have to say that because we've got women listening somehow.

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So we can invite them an invitation to say and don't even not invite them print a million cards in fact some orlimar will dispute to say even that card is not suitable for them. And if you really want to write it never mind right it will go will go that far.

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And tell them so and so is getting married to so and so. You can even write any Mr. So and so we request your personal to us just come along fella syndicate. He will say but this is different card they might find you so where do we come? See you come to the masjid

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Allahu Akbar. We need to do that why today it's become a point of we are making nice stuff for others. A man is rich. It doesn't mean he must have a huge wedding and invite the rest of the dunya

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in Alba Monica he Baraka is ohama owner.

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The greatest Baraka is in that Nika wearing the least of these unnecessary costs were made and expenses.

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We went Baraka let people make dua for Baraka, Allah will give it to us do not compete when it comes to marriages don't even if you are the most loaded person around what you rather do look for an orphanage around and walima tell them listen, they will Lima is done at that orphanage. The well what will you do? You will be encouraging those

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who do not know that this can also be done and at the same time you will be feeding people who genuinely will make dua

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what happens at weddings today? Let me take you through it we know but I need to repeat it to to bring reality in front of us. You go you eat what do you say the child was nice. Some say the doll was burned right or wrong? Let's be honest. So what has it boiled down to food? Nothing else. How many of us have went to a nigga we come back and raise our hands Yala

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Yala we asked you to grant them happiness Allah grant Empire saucy mama makes dua Why is the man is making are we busy on our cell phones this man is making it up we just waiting now we waiting for the child when these people are late you know it's already two o'clock I might leave before the child but anyway these features will show that's exactly what is happening.

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So is this in a bada walima is such a big inhibitor we've boiled it down to just food we eat we go we comment about the Charles alone nothing else.

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I've heard certain people commenting about how beautiful the music was at Stanford a lot of beaming coolum in one or two Bula

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haram things are happening. So rather than opening the door for haram to happen, close the door tell them come to the masjid and that is it. And if you really want obviously when are you call in your friends calling five six people at home like how we normally have a little doubt. You know call the five six people in and tell them Mashallah My daughter is married and we are inviting only my brothers and maybe

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Be a few people just to, to engage in that walima of happiness, my own immediate family. But I'm scared to say that because sometimes now people feel bad Hey, they left me out. They left me out. I'm so closely related to them, Allah Kirstie.

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It's happening.

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People have come to me with this type of a problem. So what is this? This is competent. That's what the dunia is all about. This is the union. that marriage is not connected to how many people or should I say the happiness of the marriage is never connected to how many people visited or how much money was there, how many presidents came in and so on and so forth.

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May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant our young boys and girls happiness, those who are not married, may Allah grant them spouses who will be the coolness of the eyes, those who are married and they have marital problems make that marriage work by hook or crook in sha Allah, may Allah grant him the ability to solve their crisis.

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And at times, we make it difficult for our own children to get married for our own brothers and sisters to get married. Because why we have rules in our minds that are not in Quran and Hadith. They are not taught by Allah subhanho wa Taala. We say this person here they come in India, two meters away from where we come, you can't marry them finished. That's one but today's worse. This person. I have had a problem with them in my business, so you can't marry the daughter noise. If you marry her, get out of my house. What are we doing?

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How long are you going to last for? You're going to last for another 10 years 1520 on your deathbed, you now start taking account of your deeds. What did you do in your life? I need to ask myself now pretend every one of you brothers and sisters now tonight when we go home, pretend like you are in Sakura. Allah is very healthy. It's part of Morocco by masala. Pretend like you are in Sakura. And think to yourself, imagine I'm going now what have I achieved in my life?

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Don't think about your Salah and the car that you read here. That Salah is okay, everyone has read and given

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even that, you will be surprised how we have laid down our own creator by not fulfilling the YG button.

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But think to yourself, how many people's life have I made difficult will they ever forgive me?

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My children what have I done for them? My wife, my husband, what have I done for them? Have I ever even gone up to say, Hello Sarah, you are my husband or my wife and I you have done so much for me I have to appreciate, I have to appreciate. And from this day on I want to lead a happy life.

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Let's ask ourselves how many people's lives we made difficult, how many 30 cars we followed which are not the Sahaba of Rasulullah sallallahu sallam, how many?

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Then Allah subhanho wa Taala says, What's

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the one

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after that what happens you begin to collect wealth.

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You begin to collect wealth and collect what else? Children

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the cartoons will Amal which means to gather and multiply your wealth for purpose to boast. This man has a million this man is worth 40 million rains. Believe me in the eyes of Allah. He is not even with

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Can I tell you what? He is not even with the whim of a slight

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Jana Hubba it is mentioned in the hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu ala, these things mean absolutely nothing. In fact, it is a weight and a responsibility on his shoulders. Do you know it's very simple to understand? The one who has much more has many more questions to answer. s AR s does not come to the pub on the street is a RS goes to the big big people who have big big businesses to find out where did you get it? How did you spend it? How much did you give us?

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Allah subhanho wa Taala he's example is higher than any other example.

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A person who passes away is going to be asked one of the prime questions. Where did you get what you got? How did you get it? Where did you spend it and why?

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And how did you fulfill your duties? monetary duties.

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So if you have passed through 15 billion rounds in your life, believe me you're going to be there for a long time. We bring in 300 US dollars worth from Saudi Arabia when you come in Johannesburg, you know how the red route feels. Only $300 $500 you know how it feels and they rush you pay duty command you wearing these jewelry you wearing it? Okay take it out. This is excess too much.

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We know how we wear it Alhamdulillah we are not saying it's right or wrong. I don't want to discuss the laws of this land.

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But I want to tell you let's prepay for something that's definitely come there you can get away.

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inaccurate you can't.

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So Allah says, The Catherine feel unwell gathering wealth. What do we do today? typical example a man works from six to six, he doesn't see his children because they are sleeping when he leaves and they are sleeping when he arrives. We can dispense one two hours for fun with his children. And he works like that for 30 years. And sometimes he dies 25 years down the line.

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And sometimes he up to the point of death. He works like that. What did he achieve in his life? Did he have any quality time with his own family members? Why did he marry in the first place? Who brought up his children? At times husband and wife are both out the maid brings up the children. I want to give you an example which we can cry about. Go to Morocco, Morocco, Rama in Saudi Arabia. A lot of the children speak the Filipino language and Indonesian language a lot of them. One would wonder why.

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Because mother is not the father is not the who brings up the children, the maid who comes from Indonesia and Philippines. Allah hits effect. It's a sickness, it's a disease, their qualities will brush off on to our children. But I think I'm wrong to give you an example very far for what is happening in our own lives. You know, who is bringing up the children or the children just like that chair.

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So what was the point of a father? What was the point of the mother? I always tell people yes, for the first 510 years of your life, you can work six to six, after five years, cut it seven to five, after another five years, eight to four after another five years nine to three and leave it at that

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those six hours that you deducted are worth more than 10,000 rands a day a day if you spend them with your wife and children and vice versa if a wife spends them with her husband and children, may Allah subhanho wa Taala says goddess why you are going to amass this wealth but in the process, a lot of people who have a lot of wealth do not have much happiness in the house. They do not have much contentment. This is not a rule. There are exceptions to it. There are definitely exceptions, but I am talking generally, a lot of the people are like this. They cannot sleep at night unless they have tablets.

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Believe me So what happened?

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What did we achieve by this? This is the denier it is a deception.

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It is going to leave us one day and I want to give you another example if we realize what is the dunya we are running around every day every day I run from here today I go here I make this deal. I deceive this man I do this to that man. I cheat this guy. I make a deal. I find that I've agreed with this man but someone is offering me five cents more. So I I cancel this deal. And I go there without any reason. Yes, I've cheated somebody I go there and I have a heart attack and I die. Everything I was ever running for what's gonna happen to it? It's gone. It's history. It's finished. Nobody will see it. The only thing that goes with you in your grave is how straightforward you were

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nothing else.

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Nothing else have we ever thought of this.

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People are not going to bury you with your wealth. No Never.

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They used to say the Chinese did it. I asked the Chinese now because we know they are all over they say you may be more interested in money than anyone else. And I think we can confirm that.

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May Allah subhanho wa Taala turn them also to Islam and the Muslim in from amongst them May Allah subhanho wa Taala make them steadfast.

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So this is what it is. What the fakuma cometa Catherine Phil Amani, well Allah now you are 60 years old 6570 what are you proud of how much money you've amassed and how successful your children are. Someone says at the age of 5060 remember, I am not despising anyone, we are mentioning what is in the Quran. And I'm just saying I hope it doesn't fit on anyone. But at times normally what the Quran says has to fit on a lot of people.

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Because the Quran is the word of Allah, my creator and yours. You now arrive at an old age people say how many children you have, Oh, I got a doctor, lawyer and accountant when we are young thermoset How many children you've got to say two daughters and a son. Because you know that I can't say doctor and lawyer. But as you grow older, you say Oh, I got the doctor lawyer. I got accountant, mechanic and this in fact mechanic we won't really say very fast. He's the last person on the list.

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It's a fact of life. It's a fact of life. Who are we fooling here? Who are we fooling?

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Those people come with their own Rosie their own book, their sub Kitab is not on you. It's on themselves. We cannot afford to even for a minute think that those children will help us in the era. Allah subhanho wa Taala says in the Quran,

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or people in Turku Baku, be conscious of your Creator you

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Rob, what shall we

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need to know?

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And be conscious and fear the day when even a father will not be able to assist his child the child will not be able to satisfy. Everyone has their own Neff seen FC? May Allah subhanho wa Taala Grant us peace on that day.

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this is what it is, which now speak about our children and how successful they are and so on. What success do we speak about? The vast majority speak about the success of the dunya but some people are proud about success of the

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dean also. And what did I say? When we are granted Dini success, a sign of acceptance is that we don't become proud about that. That's a sign of acceptance. It doesn't blow our head no five centimeters and we start standing as though there is a stem behind the saying Gen na on our backs. So everyone else is jahannam that's not how it is. But some people operate in that way. May Allah save me and you and all of us. So we say my son or Mashallah, you know, hamdulillah he's got a big beard, and he does Listen, Oh, we don't need to know about that. That is between him and Allah.

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We can answer Alhamdulillah it was Be humble in our answers in sha Allah.

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So Allah says,

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what a casserole Phil Mr. Lee will Allah now he gives you the example. Kamala is in Agia belco, foreign abajo to my EU, Fatah, Hamas, Fatah. Aku, Palma. Allah says what is this example everything goes around in a circle. You start off in weakness, you are a child, you go up, you bloom and blossom, and then you come old and wilt again, and then you die and everything's Oh, Allah is just like a farmer. When he sees rain, the results of the rain is that the crop begins to grow. He's happy, he sees the crop growing nice and green, suddenly, it will see it becomes yellow and then it dies. You leave the crop, without reaping.

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Without harvesting, what happens to the crop? It will die when it dies. You won't benefit from it.

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So Allah says that his life life is just like this. It's a spin. Think of it. How many people there great grandparents are still alive? How many were were they? Were they not born one day? Were they not youngsters who went to school one day? Were they not people who grew up? Where did they go? They went somewhere? What helped them? Do you even know how much they had? Most of us don't even know what they had. Some of us don't even know their names.

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So when we die in 100 years time, only 100 not long, 100 years 10 people won't even know who we were at times. The way the dounia is getting on, they won't want to know

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they will not want to know.

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So should we work for them? Or for ourselves? That's the question. Work for ourselves and what work should we work? Be happy with a little bit you have once you can afford life and so on. Make sure that you have also spent time develop your character develop your conduct, remove all the evils from your heart has said which is jealousy, cheating, backbiting, deception? These are the issues that all the allama speak of, and develop a link with Allah. Without link was Allah you have no hope of getting close to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam because Allah Allah Allah sambia those who know Deen They are the ones who can help you to tell you how to get close to the Zulu masala Salam

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soon those who know the deed

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and if you get close to his sooner you can get closeness to Allah call in contempt to hipbone Allahu

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Allah. He says if you love Allah,

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if you say you love Allah, follow my example and you allow love you also in return, you will get closeness to Allah subhanho wa Taala. So Allah gives us this example of the crop, it makes the farmers happy. And then suddenly it will. Then what does Allah say after that? Amazing, Allah says, what will appeal to

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God shadie need

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to dunya

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Allah says if you come into the Akira is one of two ways.

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These either severe punishment or this forgiveness May Allah forgive us.

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When you get into the era when you are dying, imagine think about it those who've been committing Zina, those who are still committing Zina, those who are eating interest those who are doing haram Think about it. You are now on your deathbed. And you start thinking, Oh, I committed Zina with so many people. Was it worth it? Can it ever have been worth it? Let's be honest.

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It's a luxury for a few minutes for a short period of time. What happens it is a curse for the rest of our life.

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We need to engage in Toba. We all have our weaknesses May Allah subhanho wa Taala safeguard us and protect us. Eating Heron interest for 20 years now you are in Sakura, what's going to help you? You will think I wasted my time I could have done without it. It's too late.

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It's too late. So we need to turn now. That's why Allah after Allah come to us come to our communities come to our people to remind us all men and women and children and adults to say turn to Allah before it is too late. That is all that is the message. My message today what is it send to Allah before it is too late. So we all have our own peculiar ways and habits. That is why we like different orlimar to come to us say Marlin speaks to you more than 10 times you get sick of it, you start complaining about it. You start whinging and whining about you.

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May Allah subhanho wa Taala do that to us. Maybe develop a link with our mind. We need to respect that Allah in our midst even if they have one or two weaknesses, they are not ambia if they didn't have weaknesses, they would be ambia

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this is what will drive us inshallah in the right direction. And Allah subhanho wa Taala says one will hire to do in limited role. This life in the dunya is only a deception.

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It is full in fact it is provisions of deception. Today you have Mashallah there is going to be a shortage of rice shortage of fuel shortage of this what do you do you stuck up not realizing that you are going to die in 10 days time

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who knows that you are going to die in 10 days time only a lot so you've stocked up all that stock was a stock of deception for you.

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They might have fought after you as to who must get that so if you had you not bought that maybe there wasn't going to be a fight. Children roll up their sleeves and they're going to beat each other who must get daddy's estate you know you you you will not in the business you went out or law whether you are in the business or not. a share is a Shay, take it or leave it meaning you have to understand it.

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Yes, that is why we need to stipulate from now what is happening. We are not allowed to prohibit one son just because we didn't like who he married. We can't do that. Now I will explain that to you. Go to our Lama talk to them tell them look I need to draw up a will here man.

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Anyone who is in the age of maturity and owns any property must have a will how many of us have a will here it shows we are all living in the in the in the dock of the dunya we don't realize we might die in the next minute what's going to happen to everyone else? Yes, Allah will take care of them. But people might fight because we left ns loose and we left the dunya

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everything needs to be put down.

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And then Allah subhanho wa Taala says, so now what should we do? Someone might ask. This is the dunya is a deception. We've understood it i'm not saying divorce yourself from the dunya. No, we need to live I didn't say give up work totally. I said work but from nine to three Didn't I say that? And initially you work more hours. So I said work. But understand your limits, prioritize know what you want. Think carefully, don't just think material material material that that is what the kuffar doing today, every decision of this is based on money, money and more money. That's all. Every single decision is based on money, how many of us our decisions are based on money a lot. The

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Muslims many Muslims now they have become more westernized, so called modernized. They call themselves civilized, because their decisions are also based on money. When the girl comes, he will offer you deal or money.

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If you take this deal, he will kill you. If you take money. He will say you are right. You're okay. How many of us our decisions are based on money think of it. You must understand. We need to have a big heart so that we can prepare our children to face the journey. May Allah make our offspring from the army with Sally salaamu to fight the job.

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So Allah subhanho wa Taala says so what what should you do? The next verse, Allah says sabich Oui Lama Filipina become a journalist in the summer you will compete when it comes to what ma Veera merci forgiveness then you must compete compete with the good deeds don't compete to this dunya that is the this is what is going to help you now if you compete in taba initiative are every day you compete in your good deeds. You are a good person you are an asset to society. You speak nicely you smile with the people you don't deceive you don't cheat you are not jealous of people. You are a person who makes life easy for others inshallah you are heading in the right direction when you die.

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That will come with you in the grave.

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Your good deeds will bear witness for you on the day of piano, they will come and they will literally intercede on your behalf in mind. May Allah grant us the intercession of Muhammad Salah Listen,

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your good deeds and your bad deeds can come as a curse or an overture to laka Allah. We've heard that so many

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Koran will come and it will either be approved for you or against you. We have read the verses today, these verses will come and they will either be approved for us or against us. Allah subhanho wa Taala will tell us these verses came to you, they will read to you, what did you do about them? in return? Did you even put a scarf on your head in the case of the females?

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Even a scarf on the hip sometimes it's too difficult for us why we might die. And who knows if Allah intends mercy, the minute we decide to put it next day, we have a heart attack and we've gone Where are we heading, inshallah in the right direction? That is the most of Allah. I know people whom they might have lived their lives in a very wrong way. Then they decided we are making Toba they went for Hajj they never ever came back they died then Mina. Allah granted them that rank of martyrdom.

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So Allah says Sabu Rama,

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compete for the forgiveness of Europe and compete for Jen, how do you earn Jenna? Jenna is a commodity that you have to pay for. How do you pay for it every day you have five installments for the magnesia you pay five installments.

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So if you missed out one, something is wrong. And if you have not paid it, there is a house there that you are not paying for. You will end up in another house. That house will have no lights, no water.

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You might be on the streets, you've never paid for it. So we need to pay for gentlemen. Something Haram is to be done. When you abstain from it. You're making a payment for gentlemen. There are a lot I really really felt like committing the sin, but I will not do it because I want gentlemen britania now you're heading in the right direction. And I want your forgiveness Allah make me strong yada.

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yada I felt like causing this big problem with my husband or my wife or so on. But I won't do it for your sake you You are the one who taught us the best from amongst you is the one who is best to his or her spouse. I want to be the best and I want generally in return yada yada I will live under these conditions which are difficult, but in return I want mercy from you Yama, this is what we need. So that is what Allah subhanho wa Taala says

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what Jen and Allah described it alcohol this summer you will not be that little Edina Armand will be la hora de la liga de la UT Masha. Allah says it is such a broad garden that we will be given broader than even the earth and the sky is put together May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant each one of us

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the goddess

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and Allah says it has been prepared for those who believe and who fear Allah subhanho wa Taala that is the gift of Allah. That is what we are supposed to be struggling for. And I want to end on one note that notice look, we all have to go. I don't want to do every one to say hey, listen, you die, you die. No, I don't want to put it in that way. But let's prepay for the day. We are going no one knows when we come on is not the right time now. Allah mia nealon la Vina Amano, choco only the Creme De La Hoya de la mina CO, has the time not come.

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Has the time not come for the believers to turn to Allah to adopt what Allah has revealed. to adopt the correct methods? How long are we going to carry on in our sins for these sins? How long do they help us for five minutes? 10 minutes, one year, five years cello 10 years, then then where do you go? Think of it. So Allah is saying, look, think of this dunya where it is and what is happening and think of how many people have left it and think to yourself, Am I going to be the exception? You are not an exception. You are also going in the same way. So make friends with Allah, make friends with Allah and Allah Subhana which Allah will grant us generally inshallah. Today I tried to describe the

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dunya so that we know it is just a deception. Everyone moves around the circle everyone thinks

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you know when you see an old man about to die old man seeking hospital think to yourself in a few years time I might be like that. Then try and sing. Let's see.

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If you are if you don't have a man, you'll end up singing. But if you have a man just by seeing the people older than you, you will realize they am doing this this sim is not going to help me I deceive this man of five minutes Let me take a knock but allow give me gentlemen return

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let me suffer a little loss but I'm honest I'm straightforward that honesty will come on the on the right side of the scale inshallah. May Allah subhanho wa Taala make easy for us the difficulties was on the lower Salah. mobarak Allah and Amina Mohammed Subhan Allah Hermes ohana Coloma, Chateau La la la la Allahumma salli wa sallim ala Habibi cafe

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there are lots of young y'all know we are so sinful we've committed so many sins Allah forgive us our sins we've committed which we cannot remember Allah, Allah the things we've committed which we don't even know as soon as the Allah forgive us for all that Yama that which we know that which we don't know all that you know Yama Forgive us, Allah Allah

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We are pleading pleading for your mercy Allah Allah give us nature's purifiers gonna make us the best of people yeah Allah. Allah purify us Allah Allah save us from pity dispute Allah. Allah make us happy now only Allah, Allah make us from amongst those who can be the true followers of Muhammad Allah Allah.

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Allah Allah maker creator create a barrier between us and shape only Allah keeps a pan away from us Allah, Allah don't allow him to turn us away Allah. Allah help us recognize me Allah help us find me Allah. Allah help us love you. Yeah Allah. Allah help us love you Yama Yama, we asked you to love us early Allah Allah guide us in every move we make Allah Allah we need you more than we need anything else yeah Allah. Allah we need you more than we need food and drink and a Allah. Allah we need you to Allah The day you take us away or LA take us away with a smile Allah take us away with Academy Allah.

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Allah grant has been in Yama, Allah grant us intercession of Muhammad.

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Allah grant us the companionship of Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam

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in curing Yama. All those who are sick Yama,

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Yama, Yama, those who have passed away into your mercy Allah have mercy on me Allah, Allah. Allah, random forgiveness Allah, Allah redirect us all on the day of piano Thomas limini Allah.

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salat wa salam, O Allah, Allah we asked you on this day, that all those who are looking after those who are seeking Allah granting the full reward of looking for looking after those who are seeking Allah, those who visit the Ileana Grandin very word and make us from amongst those who can go and visit Delia Allah, Allah those who helped solve problems Allah have mercy on them and grant them of

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those who have marital problems help them solve their problems. Those who do not, who do not have offspring.

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And those who do have offspring Nick and make their offspring the coolness of their eyes Yama, Allah we ask you all the goodness Muhammad Rasul Allah zastrow. And we seek protection from all the evil he has sought protection from internal Stan alittle Allahu Allah, Allah Allah. Allah Allah, Allah Subhana Allah Thomas