Losing our Character

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Mufti Menk

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My beloved brothers and sisters, one of the best things you could give another, you know they say we are meaning, give gifts. When you give gifts to one another what would happen? It would increase the love between you by the will of Allah subhanho wa Taala one of the best gifts you can ever give a person is to be genuine with them to be sincere with them. A Dino naziha Deen is sincerity. When you are sincere with someone you speak to them in a respectful way, in agreement and in disagreement. Quran Allah Manya Rasul Allah, Allah He won a lawsuit he was a mighty Muslim in our Amati.

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They asked him to whom should we be sincere? Be sincere in your relationship with Allah. So you will worship Him alone, be sincere in your relationship with Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wasallam. So you will adopt his Sunnah with humility, because some people adopted with arrogance, they have also lost. Remember, shapen comes all the time, all the time. May Allah protect myself and yourselves. Be sincere with the leaders of the Muslims, the leaders, when you belittle the leaders, and when you insult them and abuse them, you lose leadership, and the boat or the ship is left without a captain, which is worse than having a captain who has a flaw or two, the leaders are not prophets of Allah,

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they will have a flaw or to respect your leaders. Look at any community whether or Lama belittled, it's lost. When you have disrespected the AMA, you've lost the plot your your ship has rocked to the degree that shaytan takes over. But people don't realize this, whether you have a difference or not. What does it cost you to be respectful, you can come to the scholar and say, I very strongly disagree with you. And I believe you are totally wrong. JazakAllah hair but I love you and I respect you.

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What did it cost you? Instead of insulting and swearing and hurling abuses such that the Imam would have to look into the dictionary to say what did this uncle say he thinks it's a good word and he realizes it's a bad word. Who lost in who gave me?

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Allah grant us goodness, that's not piety. That is far from piety. And worse, is when people begin to think that Oh, it's piety. When you insult another alum, we are pious, we are high we have a very high moral standing. Therefore we are allowed to insult everyone else. That is exactly a bleaches policy. That's what he thought. And I

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mean, no, you I am better than him. I have the right to do whatever I want. He doesn't

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Subhanallah I need to cry for Jana the same way you need to cry for Jenna.

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I need to cry the same way you need to cry. All I need to do learn to respect people when you see someone a strain.

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Your nurse see how your nose inside you the genuineness the sincerity should make you think hard before I talk to him Let me cry for one week on my masala making dua for him. After that, I will talk to him with utmost respect Subhana Allah We are the o'clock. As the generations are passing were losing o'clock among the scholars. No more o'clock no character no conduct, whereas the professor Selim says Korea hukum has seen

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the best from amongst you are those who are best in character and conduct. That's what it is.

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Who is your character? You think because you're a person whom Allah gave something, whether it's wealth or knowledge, or looks or whatever it may be position that you have the right to disregard o'clock for a minute in order to project something you want to say. When the professor Salam spoke to Abu Jamal with respect. He spoke to an atlas evolutionary with respect. He spoke to Abu sufian before he was a Muslim with respect that's why a lot of them came to the deen we chase our youngsters away from Islam because we have made the main focus this dunya we want to win a war in this world. That's the thing

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and we do it in a way that is unacceptable in Islam.

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Allah como takato desu tomu Maccabi What a powerful surah Allah says you know what? amassing material items has led you astray until you visit the graveyards then you will know then definitely you will know and then you will know with your eyes you will have seen Subhan Allah Allah says you know what? visit those graveyards the process Salaam says continue to commands era till kabuli Allah Xu ha ha ha to the Kuru como la sera I used to prohibit you from visiting the graves, visit them they will remind you of the hereafter. We're going to go there may Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us all Gen metal for those And may Allah subhanho wa Taala bless every one of us and forgive us

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shortcomings and help us focus. Let's learn to respect one another so that we don't lose our Acura together with our ibadah together with whatever we want. Always ask Allah for goodness in this world goodness in the hereafter.