Love The Prophet SAW

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Seerah conference – 20/ 01/2019

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Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.

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smilla rahmanir rahim al hamdu Lillah wa salatu salam ala rasulillah Allah Allah He was happy here Jemaine we always praise Allah subhanho wa Taala there is never a condition that min goes through where he does not praise Allah. If things happen your way you say Alhamdulillah if things do not happen your way you say Alhamdulillah twice, because now your Creator has taken over, and he's doing it his way from Han Allah. So there is never a moment where the Alhamdulillah is inapplicable for a moment. We think Allah and hamdulillah Anaconda Han salatu salam ala rasulillah blessings and salutations upon the greatest of creation, the most noble of all prophets of Allah subhanho wa Taala

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Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Hashimi and Rashi, the one chosen by Allah subhanho wa Taala to bring the goodness that we have. To us, we thank Allah for this blessing for indeed it is the favor of Allah. And we send blessings and salutations upon Muhammad salallahu alayhi wa sallam, for Indeed, we consider it a great honor. And we acknowledge the status as the best of creation, the most noble of all prophets, the highest in rank of all of the creatures of Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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We also send blessings upon the companions, those who struggled and strove through the generations, his household who stood by him, all along, those who were there from the very beginning. And all those who struggled through the generations the old Ummah, those who learned those who practice those who conveyed the message to others, may Allah bless them all. And may Allah bless every one of us and make us from those who learn, put into practice and convey the message.

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My beloved brothers and sisters,

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a Muslim is a person who utters

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and declares faith in two sentences, La ilaha illa Allah on one hand, and Mohammed Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam on the other.

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eyeshadow, Allah Allah, Allah Allah on one hand and a shadow under Mohammed Abu rasuluh Oh, a shadow under Muhammad Rasulullah on the other. I bear witness that there is none worthy of worship besides a man.

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That is the first part of the declaration that brings you into the fold of Islam.

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Which means I will not worship anyone or anything besides Allah. If you think of the meaning of what you've declared, you will understand what to do and what not to do. We say, there is none worthy of worship besides Allah. You only have to think of what you said, and you will know what to do. thereafter we say, I bear witness that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is the final Nabeel the Messenger of Allah. In that statement, we are acknowledging that Allah has sent him with a very, very great Amana. Allah has sent him with revelation for us. Allah has chosen him above us and above all creation, we will never fall in the same way that he believes Satan the Devil fell. When Allah

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told him to acknowledge the status of Adam alayhis salam, he refused.

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And

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I am better than him. You've made me from fire and look at what you've made him from the soil, the dust, the clay, etc. I'm not going to acknowledge his status with us. The fact that we declare the messenger ship of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam we have already arrived at that level of acknowledgement.

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Never believe

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that they can be a Muslim who utters the Shahada truly,

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who does not love Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam.

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There is no one who says the Shahada and does not love Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam each one shows his love in a way that he believes is the best or the most correct

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So you cannot point a finger at someone and say he does not love the messenger, because perhaps his method of loving may be in that he wants to follow every footstep of the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam some of the Sahaba of the Allahu anhu. When they used to travel from Mecca to Medina, they used to stop at a certain point. And they would relieve themselves at a certain place under a certain

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tree in a certain way. It wasn't in the path of the people, but inside slightly when they will ask about it. What is the significance of this? They said, Well, we saw the messenger peace be upon him stop here. So we stopped here Subhan Allah, if that was their love, it is definitely the love. No one can say no, that's not the love. In fact, that is what love is all about. If you want to speak the same way he spoke, that is actually one of the biggest ways that you can display your love. How did he speak?

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Me, we have not sent you except as a means of mercy for the entire creation at the time and completely thereafter. And even before Allah Allah mean includes everyone, everyone, not just mankind, everyone. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam a means of mercy for Allah, Allah mean.

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People are merciless, today, in the name of the one who was sent as a mercy.

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People are missing this with whom, with their family members. Start off with your spouse's both ways husband and wife. There was a time we used to tell the men Be careful how you treat your wives, we will still say the same statement but now we will add the second sentence to tell the women Be careful how you teach your husbands Subhana Allah May Allah subhanahu wa taala grant us goodness, even your children, your love of the soul of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is very, very closely judged by the way you treat your family members. When the messenger says or you can add the best from amongst you is the one who is best to his wife or his family or her spouse.

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It means that statement holds value more than any statement of ours can ever hold. It means Allah has told him to say that to us, the best from amongst you is the one who has best character, and this is included in it. So on the Day of Judgment, you will be judged by certain things one of them will also be those things that the Prophet sallallahu Sallam told us made you better than others. If the prophets of Allah Salaam says the best from amongst you, is this and that you need to know that those things are going to be brought forward on the Day of Judgment, and your agenda and jahannam will also be connected to those things. This is why when the Sahaba asked the messenger peace be

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upon him sallallahu alayhi wa sallam about the characteristics of those who shall be entering gentlemen, he said two major points such as

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your relationship with Allah and your relationship with the rest of the creatures of the same Allah. One is known as the for Allah, some might say the fear of Allah. Yes, the consciousness of Allah developing the relationship with Allah that is all part and parcel of the same thing. Tacoma. Personal hanaki means the goodness of your character. These two will be the main characteristics that would result in the people entering Jenna, who have embodied them, who have lived by them. Are we ready to show our love to the Prophet sallallahu wasallam by watching how we speak at home by saying loving words by saying kind words he used to speak with such love to his wife, I have the

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love that she used to blush when last did we make our spouses blush, if anything, the redness on their faces is perhaps a depiction of the anger that they may have. May Allah subhanho wa Taala not let that happen.

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She's always read. She's always read from what perhaps is anger. Allah subhanho wa Taala make us from those who understand these words are powerful, but we take them for granted. We forget about them. That's why we need to remind us we gather in order to

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Celebrate. And we remind each other about what there is to actually celebrate. The celebration is when you follow the path of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. You and I know that if you are married to someone for example,

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yes, you declare your love and yes, you utter it. And yes, you say it and you may sing the praises. Indeed, it is important within your marriage. This is just an example. But sometimes your actions may be proving that you were being hypocritical in your words, therefore, everyone agrees that actions speak louder than words. If you look at the previous generation, or those who are slightly older than us, you will find some kind of law they never said, I love you to their spouses as much as we would do or we should be doing. But they perhaps love their spouses more than you and I, they knew it, it fitted they knew they stood for whatever values were being required of the one who loves

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his spouse the most with us, it becomes lip service. But sometimes what we do,

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depicts otherwise, it's heading in another direction. May Allah Subhana Allah protect us. When it comes to the Sula salatu salam, the example is always the highest of

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Mussolini, no doubt, the best of creation, the most noble of all prophets, the perfect from the creatures of Allah subhanho wa Taala no negative qualities Did he ever had nothing negative about him? He was an embodiment of perfection from the beginning to the end, how fortunate are we to be from amongst his followers

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masuleh

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ji ki, Moon kita

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ob, Allah has indeed bestowed favor upon the believers when he sent a messenger to them.

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When he sent a messenger in their midst,

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to cleanse them, to read the verses of Allah to them,

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and to teach them

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the book, The revelation and the wisdom.

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The Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu Sallam the path of living, you want to lead a life of goodness, follow the path of the messenger sallallahu sallam, you'll never go wrong.

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You'll never go wrong. Send blessings and salutations upon Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam abundantly, it will result in the elevation of your status. The Prophet sallallahu Sallam says mon Salah Allah, Allah sallallahu alayhi wa SRA. Whoever sends blessings upon me and salutations once Allah will bless him tenfold as a result, sal Allahu Allah Muhammad May Allah subhanho wa Taala bless him, and May Allah subhanho wa Taala bless every one of us.

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So no matter what we utter with our mouths with our tongues, it will not be enough. No matter how hard we try to follow his Sunnah we will never get to perfection, but we have to aim there. If you aim at the sky, you will at least get to the clouds but you won't remain on ground level. But when you haven't aimed anywhere, you perhaps will dig a hole going further down. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us an understanding the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was a prophet of hope. He brought hope to the people as much as he reminded them of the punishment and the warnings that we delivered but they will always they will always engulfed by the beautiful message of hope. This is

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why when the revelation came down, it started off number one.

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And we are taught that when you read it you need to start off with seeking the protection of Allah from shavon the occurs that oh Billahi min ash shaytani r rajim. I seek the protection in Allah from shape on the occasions.

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Allah subhanho wa Taala tells that to us

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and Allah subhanho wa Taala says whenever you read the Quran, seek the protection of Allah Don't let a pan come in and make you lose focus.

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lose focus from what the core of the message Yes, it's good to recite it beautifully. But if your life is heading in another direction, we have a problem.

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The same applies.

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As we commence, we say this means

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me so important that some of the scholars of jurisprudence have considered it a verse of the surah. They say is part of the verse you must say, don't you notice sometimes when you're standing in Salah, you find some people from some of the schools of thought they say the Bismillah aloud, because they consider it a verse of Surah Fatiha, it's a verse. So they say, why should you remain silent, say it loud. It's part of surah. It's part of the surah that only depicts the importance of it. If Allah wanted, he could have started off with any of his great qualities, but he chose two main qualities. And Rahim, that of His mercy, to depict hope. Imagine if it was I started in the

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Name of Allah, the one who's going to punish and the one who holds the ownership of hellfire. He could have said that if he wanted, it wasn't wrong, but he chose

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him because in D, he is very merciful. It is a message of hope. It is a message of goodness, my brothers and sisters have hope in the mercy of Allah no matter what you've done. The fact that you are listening to something that you would like to motivate or be motivated by to get closer to Allah is already a step in the right direction.

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The fact that we have the Shahada on our tongues, is by far the most powerful of the gifts of Allah, if I can spend the moment to tell you, there is a hadith known as a decent beta, the Hadith of the card, again depicting the mercy of Allah on the Day of Judgment, the sinful man will come up and his files will be placed in front of him. Do you deny any of these files 99 files, each one from the east to the west horizon to horizon filled with sin.

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He will say I don't deny

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Allah subhanho wa Taala will instruct that it be put on the scales. And as they are being put on the scales, a little card will come out. And as it comes out what is on the car, this man says the Shahada, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, or in fact, La ilaha illAllah Muhammad Rasulullah the Shahada came out, he said it truthfully from his heart, he believed it, Allah subhanho wa Taala as you know, now,

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no oppression on this day, no one will be wrong I put this one card on the right side and the 99 files each one from east to the west, on the other side. And guess what, as the card is put, it begins to tip the scale towards it such that it becomes heavier than those 99 files filled with sin. This is why Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us through the most blessed lips ever to exists, the lips of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he says Yep, Nana dama No. Boo Boo Karina sama.

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McCann, amin kavala obala Oh son of Adam, and the addresses for me and you from Allah. Oh son of Adam. If you if your sins reached the skies, no, boo boo kana sama, if your sins the sins you've committed, have reached the skies. And you asked me for forgiveness, I will forgive you and I don't even mind it. I don't even bother forgiven God. Subhana Allah who is saying this.

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You have been Adam in the Ateneo

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de la to

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attend to capital, Robbie Hama, Oh son of Adam, if you came to me, with the whole world, filled with sin, and you have not associated partners with me in worship, I will come to you with an equivalent amount of forgiveness and wipe it all out. And you know what, Allah uses the term what that means, and I am not even bothered if Allah loses nothing, and he gains nothing. Your Worship will not increase the value of Allah His Messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and your sin will not decrease the value of Allah or his messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, in fact, it is for us. So this hope that we have is something that the one who was sent with mercy and hope has taught us and the point

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I want to raise today and I want to drive it home, many of us we are conscious of our Salah, we are conscious of perhaps our Zakah we are conscious perhaps on our car, we might even be conscious of the recitation of the Quran, but I promise you we are lacking when it comes to character and conduct because many of us think that that is not connected to Islam, but it is actually something that is detached from the D therefore

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You find people fulfilling Salah in the first row, but they swear, they cheat, they deceive, they lie, they are hurtful. They use abusive words, no matter how pious you think you are, if your tongue is not clean, you are not close to Allah, and you cannot consider yourself a true lover of the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, because even your method of speech is very, very far away from the teachings of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam. It's like telling your wife, I love you, and then you are doing everything to that is opposite to what she wants, or vice versa. May Allah subhanahu wa Jalla grant us an understanding,

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the greatest of creation, the most noble of all messengers of Allah, doesn't he deserved that we send blessings and salutations upon him on a daily basis, we can see his praise. Indeed, as I said, no matter what we say, or no matter how much we utter, we won't be able to do justice to it. But within the limits of Allah subhanho wa Taala. We have to continue to say beautiful words and to prove it with our action.

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This is why when you enter the fold of Islam, you attend it with your tongue. Yes, indeed, you say, I'm a witness, but it has to be in the heart, and you have to prove it with your deeds. You cannot just say I'm a Muslim, and then you find yourself doing everything that is forbidden.

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If you were to translate the word Muslim for a moment, and use it every time you call yourself a Muslim, you would then realize whether you are actually a Muslim or not, so let's translate it.

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A Muslim is a submitted one who submits an Eastern Islam only law and Islam. is Islam only law. Islam is the submission unto Allah. So call yourself a submitted. People say, Oh, they asked you what religion do you belong to say?

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I'm a submitter.

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Are you really submitted? Have you submitted but your future wasn't even there? What submission is that you alcohol was around what submission? Was that? Your lies? You're deceiving? What submission was that you were lazy to fulfill the instruction of Allah you were found in the casinos on drugs and everything else and you didn't want to turn back to Allah what submission was that? So Allah says, hang on, hang on. There is a door that is open for you.

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We have sent

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the mercy

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to you in the form of a messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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He has come he has taught you you follow his path, you will be cleansed. You will be content The world is searching for contentment in sin.

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People want pleasure in that which displeases Allah.

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May Allah protect us, may Allah always create a barrier between us and the sin.

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So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he had enemies who disliked him.

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He had when we speak of hypocrisy at the time of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam.

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Generally, it was being referred to those who were pretending to be Muslims. It's called nifa.

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And Milla or not nakida a person doesn't believe but they pretending to believe.

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Me family is one hand and in fact it is the other. You have hypocrisy where a person is a Muslim, they have said the Shahada, they are genuinely Muslim, but they are not doing what they're supposed to be doing because of weakness because of other factors. Perhaps that is also a type of hypocrisy, but it is not the lowest level of hypocrisy. It is a level where Allah will still forgive you if you turn and you keep on turning, but there is hypocrisy where people pretend to be Muslim, and they are not Muslim. That was what was being referred to more in the term of the Prophet sallallahu wasallam because of a few elements in Medina, Abdullah hypnobabies. For example, the Prophet sallallahu

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Sallam has declared that he was a hypocrite. He wasn't even a believer.

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May Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us.

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So the Prophet sallallahu Sallam had enemies even from those who declared their enmity like a Buddha.

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At a certain point, Omar will have at a certain point, Abu sufian at a certain point holiday, later on to be known as

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pause for a moment your beloved, my beloved, our beloved, the one we love the most. How did he treat his enemies? Did he swear

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Did he abused them? Never. Did he call them bad names? No. Did he curse them in a rotten, derogatory, ugly, dirty way? Never. He prayed for them. Allahumma

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Islam big,

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O Allah, Grant strength to Islam through the acceptance of Islam by one of these two major enemies who are powerful people.

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Or a movie sham. Who was he praying for? Who was he saying the most blessed words for those who had planned to kill him?

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You love him. Nonetheless.

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Today we use the dirtiest words to refer to Osama of the DEA. And we claim to love we're doing it in the name of the Most Merciful of all, who is Allah and the one who was sent as mercy who is Rasulullah.

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He says Allah Rahim and will do the most loving the most time the most compassionate, the most beneficence Allah has never used the derogatory term, the messenger peace be upon him never. He says a lot. Minh is not far Hush, he's not buddy. He's not hurtful, he's not abusive. He's not vulgar. Today, we just define the use of the dirtiest, most derogatory words, to be used against people who are trying to serve Allah and His Messenger, In the Name of Allah, the Most clean in the name of the messenger, the most eloquent, the most beautiful, the most. The most pious, the cleanest is the best of the mop. We use his name and we say because of him, we swearing all these people. Where is the

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deal? Wake up my brothers and sisters, when you notice people using cheap words. It's a sign of that distance from Allah, Allah He from Allah.

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And the lesson is not just for me,

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and not just for the Ola and not just for the SR Allah. It is for every single one of us there is no message that anyone can think and to SR to receive no, if it is from Allah and His raw soul. You have to admit that yes, there is a factor that we need to deal with here. Today the oma is bleeding because each one is swearing the other.

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There is no more love in the oma

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and the Prophet sallallahu Sallam warned us about it.

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You disagree with someone, no problem. You can disagree with them very strongly, but absolutely respectfully, who is teaching that to us today?

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Because each one is busy swearing the other. The people who are supposed to be leading us are swearing everybody else. So the little boys have no swear words on the tongues and instead of the dhikr of Allah.

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They are swearing who taught them a few years ago because they heard another one with a one inch longer beard using a bigger swear word for that one. Allah. That's the way the oma has got gotten to today. See the destruction? I was speaking to someone an hour ago. He was telling me Do you know how many people are quitting Islam? I said I do know.

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I do know, third generation Muslims in the

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developed world. I do know they are leaving Islam in the 10s of 1000s. Is that shocking?

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You need to know if people say don't talk about it. We will talk about it. We have a problem. amongst us who believe we are pious, there is an issue. We think we are bigger than everyone else. So we have a license to swear in the name of the sealer In the name of Allah in the name of his messenger to harm people to abuse people. When the messenger peace be upon him didn't even swear the people of pif. He made the draft for them. He said, Oh Allah, my blood is here. Oh Allah, if you don't guide them, please type their children.

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And what will we do? Someone who's already a Muslim already saying the Shahada doing a good job because we disagree with one metre, one metre, we've heard abuses of the most derogatory terms that are available. People need to look in the dictionary to find out what does this word mean? And where did we learn these swear words from none other than people who claim to be flag bearers of Islam and nobody wants to talk about it. We are celebrating the messenger of peace, the Messenger of guidance, of purity of goodness of love of the one who taught us to have hope in the mercy of Allah give hope to people. You have a disagreement, no problem.

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have disagreements?

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Where is the record of their swearing and cursing and using cheap cheap words for each another? No, no, no, that's not Islam. So don't be fooled. The best of us can make mistakes. We don't take everything from just a single person because then we would be insulting the messengers of Allah send them I mean, I had been in LA

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in LA Sahaja sallallahu alayhi wasallam Imam Malik even Anis who was the Imam of the Maliki mehtab. Mr. Buddha in Egypt, based in Madina, munawwara sitting in the robot, he points out Rasulullah sallallahu sallam, he says there is no one on Earth, except that we take some of what they say and we have to whenever we know that they have faltered, leave some of what they have said excuse them for some of what they have said because they accept one who is that Rasulullah the person investing in this great, perfect everything he says we surrenders Amina,

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we've heard it we follow.

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This is the word of Allah. This is the message of the deal. If you want to restore the deen in our communities, we need to start off by watching our tongues, say good words to people. You want to call someone towards the deal. Listen to what Allah says to the messenger, peace be upon him

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fabula

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messenger. It is due to the mercy of Allah upon you that you will lenient towards them. Which means whoever is lenient, it's a sign that Allah is being merciful upon you.

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Listen to the first supima minima.

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It is because of the mercy of Allah, that you are lenient, soft towards them in your approach in the way you have dealt with them in your calling them towards the goodness, and Allah continues, because obviously the message is for all of us.

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From boom in harmonic

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Subhanallah if you were harsh and hard hearted, they would have desist from around you, they wouldn't have listened to you. They would not be interested in what you're saying, Why you too hard, up to today. Talk to the youngsters, those who are hard and harsh and condemning every day everybody besides themselves, what do the youngsters say? I already feel like a non Muslim as it is, I'd rather stop waiting for Salah also, somehow Allah gives them hope. Yes, now and again we have to talk about the punishment of Allah now and again, we have to give a bit of a joke Subhana Allah, but predominantly at an at a time where hope is required. If you're not giving it they will find it

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elsewhere.

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Today the globe is struggling. People are hopeless. Look at the wars that are happening left, right and center. We are battling amongst ourselves because of our ego. In the work of Islam. We are battling it not just two groups, but 20 groups because why? ego nothing more than the ego. If you set your ego aside, every problem can be solved. Who are you serving? Is it aligned his or her soul? Or are you serving someone else if it is someone else, we will always have a problem.

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If you are dedicated to Allah, then phase one or company D We are all brothers in Allah. We are sisters in Allah, you love your neighbor, you love the other you love the one who is getting closer to Allah in a different way from you. Yes, the parent is there. The compulsory is there, you're not going to change that. But sometimes someone reads more and someone does know Deacon someone might be building mustards and madrasa someone might be spending time someone might be, for example, printing things doing on the internet, whatever else. Each one is getting closer to Allah in his own way. It does not mean that we need to start fighting each other, but we respect each other. We salute each

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other as much as we need this. We need that those people who believe that what you are doing is not allowed. For as long as you know there is a scholar of Islam, or a few scholars of good scholars of Islam who hold that opinion. You have the right to disagree with it. But if you fight it, you're wasting your time. You're wasting your time.

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May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us blessings. May Allah subhanahu wa taala open our doors.

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I promise you, it's about time we spoke about these matters because the children we have are being brainwashed, they are being taken away from the deal

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in a certain way using certain platforms.

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The enemies do not want us to use those platforms because they know if you're going to use the platform

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That's what we're trying to achieve. Hence, if there are some who see the light further than you, and they want to use those platforms minimum is make draft for them. Keep quiet, say I disagree.

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But perhaps they know something you don't know.

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Why are they doing it for the love of Allah for the love of the messenger sallallahu sallam. Today we are here. Everything we say, We owe it to Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam because he was the source that Allah chose for all the goodness that came to us to come from.

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Me sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we lacked one thing in the oma today. And I firmly believe that it is one of the main reasons we are killing each other.

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One with

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respect. We don't respect each other, nothing small difference, and you call the man names that don't exist spamela in the dictionary of a Muslim

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man, Allah forgive us. And because of outward piety, we are fooled. We are fooled.

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I will make mistakes. Definitely I'm a human being. When I make mistakes, I expect people to respectfully correct me.

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The same would apply to you.

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You make a mistake, you want people to respectfully correct you, be thankful, be happy. And if someone corrects me, and I still feel I'm right, and they disagree, they have the right to mention that we disagree with x, y and Zed On these grounds. And I have the right to say I disagree on these grounds A, B and C, leave it at that SubhanAllah. But we make it the main focus such that while people are losing their deal, on one hand, we are busy squabbling on the other squabbling over what and we are claiming to defend the deen of Allah Subhana Allah. Technology is something that didn't exist until very recently. Until very recently, it didn't exist at all. And I want to say something

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that I said yesterday, I'm repeating it today.

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The messenger peace be upon him the best of creation, the most noble of all prophets, the most loved by Allah without a doubt.

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If Allah wanted, Allah would have given him absolutely the latest technology and kept him at a time when they would be the latest phone, the latest aircraft, the latest water taps, the latest air conditions, the latest mode of transport the latest, none of that did allow one to give him because Allah gave him better than that, but materially, for us, it was considered something that was not technologically as advanced, although he was the highest and the best and the law says it in the

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Glory be to Allah whom if he will, he would have given you better than all of that the paradise the gardens beneath which would be flowing rivers, etc, etc, etc. So Allah is saying, Oh Muhammad, peace be upon him. If we wanted we could have given you everything much more than them. We have given you but what they have material items. That's not what Allah subhanho wa Taala is looking for. You know, today, what what are our children chasing? What are we chasing? Let's be honest.

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The latest cars,

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the latest phones, the latest since the latest handhelds, the latest clouds.

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What else? The latest kitchen,

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the latest dining suite, the latest lounge, the latest designs

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that was at the time of the Prophet sallallahu sallam, none of it, not even one. We are chasing everything that did not exist with the best of creation, the most noble of all profits. Look at the Sahaba

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they were the most loved by Allah they were higher than any one of us. They were they were higher than the highest of us today.

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They rode camels, animals, donkeys, etc. Horses, water. Did you ever study the history of water from a tap up to today on the globe there are so many places where there's no water from a tap, they have to walk five miles 10 miles go collect the bucket half dirty, half not dirty, come back separate the man from the water drink a little bit here and then when they want to light the fire they have to actually through the friction of two items, create a little fire with a few trees etc etc. We have the good fortune of turning on the tap. But we are still further from Allah than those.

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We have the good fortune of jumping into a car turning on the air conditioning. I saw the brother moments ago man lucky him turning on the air

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conditioning units here although Durban is as good as Europe this afternoon, Mashallah

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we have so much, but it has distracted us from Allah. We are running after this and after that how many of us are running after purifying your character and conduct to become

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the best form amongst you

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are those who have the best character, develop it, learn to smile, that smile mustn't be a plastic smile, it must be genuine, legitimate. I love you, my brother, I would My father always used to say that you know, a long time back, those who helped you were considered your friends today, the man who doesn't harm you is actually a very good friend of yours. Subhana Allah, if he doesn't harm you is good enough.

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We don't need your help anymore. We just need you to be quiet, quiet. That's it.

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Allah grant us. When I say quietly, I'm talking from harm. If it is beneficial, then you must say you can correct but in a beautiful way, there is a way to correct it must be beautiful. That's why Allah says when you stay away from people in a beautiful way, while you're home, hi, john jameelah how you combat the attack should be in a beautiful way. Sweet, lovely. You don't have to become venomous. It is a sign of your distance from Allah because you have so much impatience that you have taken it upon yourself to do a job

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in a way that Allah did not teach on behalf of Allah. la, la.

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So my brothers and sisters, this is the nibio of Allah. Great. When he when I

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was asked about his character, she said kind of Pooh poohing on his character was

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he was a moving core. Do you see swear words in the Quran? Do you see bad words in the poem? Do you see anything evil in the drama? What

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uno hinami. Even Allah is praising his own messenger saying oh Muhammad, your character, your character, you are upon the greatest level of character.

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Love la cama. Even Allah is praising the Viva La, he's only been about character, conduct. My brothers and sisters develop your character, learn to speak in a respectful way, in your families. It is an act of worship, to say words of love to those who are around you waiting for those words of love. It's an act of worship to say them to your children, your parents, your spouses. Sorry, let me read it again. your spouse's your children, your parents

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is

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my beloved brothers and sisters. It's important we learn to respect each other even with our differences. We have to save an omen the ship is sinking to Panama. People are drilling holes still at the bottom. While we are trying to well, not we but there's a lot of people who are trying to repair.

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Distinguish between those repairing and those drilling and understand some people their foresight is way beyond that of others.

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We are seeing how hard those who want to destroy us are working from the enemies of Allah. So anyone who's doing any good work, appreciate it. But respect. There are people serving Allah in so many different ways. Men and women, there are so many sisters out there who are serving the deen of Allah in a quiet way we need every single one of them. A leader is the one who brings people together, not the one who kicks people out. The more with you The greater the leader you are, we love to kick everybody out even our own family members kick everyone out. So Panama, May Allah forgive us. So inshallah the next few lectures that we will be listening to, by the will of Allah will be

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surrounding some of these beautiful examples in the life of the greatest of creation, we will learn we will listen to you will emulate. It is an act of worship to learn every movement of Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, how he, how the movement of his eyes work, is also an act of worship to learn about.

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May Allah subhanahu wa Jalla grant us ease I'm sure you heard the passion in my voice. And I'm sure you understand. It's about time and we address these matters. We cannot just sit and watch. So much of damage being caused. And we don't address these matters. We respect each other. We must have respectful words. It's the 10th time I'm saying it today, we must make sure that we distinguish ourselves.

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By saying that which is good

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to have the vicar of Allah. Do you know when you say a good word to a fellow Muslim, when you have

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not just a word,

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not a word, an expression that is positive from your face is an act of worship.

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A positive expression from your face is an act of worship. Where did we get that from? Words of the most beloved

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tuber suka Fie Casa de to smile. What's the smile

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at the face of another is a charity. Normally when we say certified what to do with money, you know why they use the term or Lama have written volumes about it? But I can quickly let you know it is priceless. priceless. That's why it's called a sonata. Someone says give sadaqa we give sadaqa sadaqa sadaqa but we are frowning we are miserable we are such that when people look at us they have to look away because of the expression on our back what sadaqa is that start charity begins at home, come home and show your teeth even if you have braces, no problem. Allah grant us ease and goodness May Allah open our doors. May Allah increase the love that we have for one another. I always feel it

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even those who don't like you, I always feel this connection of the Shahada, the connection of Islam I always have hope I always think a day will come when Charla things will get better things will get better inshallah things will improve because that's what we are taught. We have to have hope things will improve. They will improve if every one of us continues to say they will improve and we will try to become better than Allah subhanho wa Taala has said that when every one of you begins to change himself, you will notice the broader change in the oma aku colada or sallallahu wasallam or Baraka, la Vina.

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I know

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how you feel time meaning.

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The next time that we'd like to call the office will come on TV.