The Divine Book

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Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.

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Smilla he will hamdu Lillahi wa Salatu was Salam ala Rasulillah Heba. Allah, Allah He was a big man in the Quran is a divine book, you know that I know that something amazing I'm going to start off my speech by is all the scriptures, all those who are following divine books that they call divine, you and I know that the Quran is the most authentic by virtue of it not having been changed at all. Nothing was changed. And some people argue no, this was changed that was bring your books that are proven to be changed by the masses of today and it's being changed constantly, you will find the Quran goes back to the furthest point, even if you think and you claim that it was changed, which we

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don't agree, you will always find that it goes back further than any other scripture. The point of argument so if you say it was changed, we asked you when was he changed? You will come up with a date perhaps according to you, that would be far behind the dates of the other scriptures being tampered with. May Allah grant us the understanding that this is indeed a divine book, another beautiful point. The Quran is the only heavenly book wherein you find Allah Almighty, or the one whose word it is the one who revealed it is addressing the messenger, and the message is for us. So he's addressing the messenger or addressing us. It's not a disciple talking. It's not someone else

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speaking, it's not a third party, having compiled books and so on. The Quran has a uniqueness and this is why those who've read the other scriptures and I've read a lot of other scriptures,

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they would be able to tell immediately as they opened the Quran that this is something unique because it has in it the direct addressing of the maker himself. So because the Light upon light this year is themed upon the Quran and the divinity of the Quran. I started off by letting you know indeed, it is an amazing book. It's the only book in existence that you can actually memorize from cover to cover without a single mistake. I know people who can read it so many who can read it from cover to cover with all its stops and pauses and the different disciplines of learning within the recitation of the Quran, the translation of the Quran without making a blunder. No other book not

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even the short booklets that people write.

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No other book is memorized in that particular way. It's amazing. And Allah Almighty encourages all of us to make an effort to connect to his word. Why? Because you and I were created by the creator for us to succeed on Earth. We need to connect with that creator. And the only way to connect is by connecting ourselves with the word of the Creator. His message that came to us primarily the Quran, and the Quran will lead you to following the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad May peace be upon him.

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So understand that if you're part of the ummah of the Quran, you are blessed. If you were to look at any other scripture, that the followers might claim is our scripture or heavenly so on the Quran, outshines all of them. And this is told even by the disbelievers from the time of the Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him you look at Athena signature eight Abuja Hall and the others who used to tiptoe in order to listen to the words the beautiful melodious recital of the Quran, the words of ALLAH, when they came back at one point they had to admit to say, You know what, it has a sweetness, it has a beauty, it has some amazing meaning. It is absolutely perfect linguistically to the degree

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that the Arabs after revelation of the Quran began to use the Quran

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in order to correct their own language. Anyone who learns Arabic cannot avoid the Quranic verses, because a lot of the rules and regulations of Arabic derived from the Quran, yet Arabic precedes the Quran. It is because the perfection of the language is indeed something worth noting. From Allah

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The word of Allah, the words of the Quran are amazing. Allah Almighty starts it in a unique way, even though the revelation of it through 23 years happened to be in a different order. And it's interesting to learn that order for purposes of understanding for purposes of looking at how Islam and the rules that were laid down came about, but the worship of Allah, and the recitation of the Quran, in prayer, or as an Ibadah needs to be in the order of revelation. So it is Surah Al Fatiha, and you read it as the surah even if there are some verses of Surah Al Baqarah. That might have been revealed later on, but they appear earlier in the Surah. You need to read it in a specific way. May

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Allah grant us a deep understanding. Now, did you know that every one of you seated here has contributed towards the protection of the word of Allah? Every one of you has contributed towards the protection of the word of Allah, you might want to know how do you know how Let me explain.

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Who knows Surah Al Fatiha put up your hand

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can we read it together? Repeat after me or with me with me Alhamdulillah Bill Amin Rahmani Raheem, Maliki a woman dean in Ghana and boudoir, Ghana stallion and then a seal up on was stepping so y'all been levena I'm dialing him waiting

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on me mean who from amongst you does not know the Arabic language Put up your hands Hi.

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That's the majority of you Mashallah. But what did you do? You read an entire Surah of the Quran in Arabic. And I'm sure you know the meanings of those words. Even though you don't speak Arabic. You don't really understand deeper Arabic but some of the sutras did you not make an effort to learn them the way they were revealed? If the answer is yes, congratulations, Allah used you to contribute towards the preservation of the Quran. People say why do I have to read the Quran in Arabic in Salah when I stand up in prayer and I say Allahu Akbar.

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And I have to read verses of the Quran in Arabic I get asked the question, Can I not read in English in the answer is not in Salah. In the prayer you have to read the Arabic. And then the question comes but why? The answer is we are taught to adjust ourselves in order

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to understand the word of Allah not to adjust the word of Allah for us to understand that you need to contribute towards the preservation of the book and when you do that, you will be protected by Allah. Look, if you want to be protected every morning every evening, you need to read certain verses who can tell me the most important one said loudly

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There you go. I Atul kursi right. Do we know AYATUL kursi put up your hand oh there that the yes came mashallah everyone. I put up both hands because I know it twice. Mashallah. Okay.

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I Atul kursi we know it we know Koolau the bearable fella Koolau the verbenas imagine when you read these verses you are automatically protected and wallah you are now one wonders how did Allah keep protection in repeating his words? Because the devil will never come close to you shape man will never come to temper with YOU JIN kind jealousy will not bother you affect you black magic will not bother you affect you. Because what you have come up what you have come with is something that created a solid protection around you. And this even the enemy bears witness regarding Subhanallah it's the word of Allah. And this is why when Allah says in Nana known as Zelner Vic rawa in hula

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Hatfield, whoa.

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We have revealed this reminder, we have revealed the Quran and we will protect it. It would mean if you made an effort to memorize it and it is in your heart, Allah has to protect you. Because you have the Quran in your heart, Allah will protect you.

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You don't need to fear anyone or anything. You have the Quran so my brothers, my sisters, if you want to protect yourself and you want to improve in your confidence, you want to improve in your character and conduct you must connect with the word of Allah, it does for you miracles, that which you may know that

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which you may not know. And this is why Allah says in this Quran and in its verses in their meanings and in adopting what it says you have a cure for the diseases of the heart cure for what lies within the ribcage or the chest. Allah Almighty has cure both physical and spiritual in verses of the Quran. Are you going to read the Quran? The difficulty is we don't connect with it soon there is a month of Ramadan how many days remaining for Ramadan? Does anyone know?

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How many days remaining for Ramadan? Anyone know?

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60 What else?

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90 What else?

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Can I tell you?

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beginning of March that's when Ramadan is going to start 2024 In sha Allah. I think the first second week of March right? Someone counted 73 I think they are right 73 Right.

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My brothers and sisters that's the month of Ramadan coming many of us unfortunately connect with the Quran in the month of Ramadan claiming that that is the month of the Quran. It is the month of the Quran in which the Quran was revealed. But Allah wants you to connect with the Quran for the entire year. Just like a person who's bothered about halal and haram only when Ramadan comes but they're not bothered about halal and haram outside of Ramadan. That is a loss that's a waste of time. You need to be bothered about halal and haram throughout the year but more conscious of it in the month of Ramadan.

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So it should make you conscious of Allah the book Wallahi I invite you this evening to do something amazing.

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We ready for the invitation.

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Every day, start your day with at least a verse of the Quran.

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Did you hear what I said? I invite you to start your day with at least a verse of the Quran at least one verse

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is it a good invitation?

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Masha Allah, we're all saying yes Alhamdulillah in sha Allah, we make use of the apps that are on our phones, I'm sure we all have apps on our phones that have the Quran, am I right?

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It's written there so that we can read, there is an app, I know Quran Li, it actually counts for you, it counts for you a lot of the rewards and so on, although you would be rewarded more than that based on your intention. But this is just the basic that's promised to you by Allah. And on top of that, it shows you the others who are also reading Quran in your contacts, and how much they are reading every day and you can compete with each other in a good way. So that's just one but there are so many other apps. The difficulty is we have at times multiple apps on our phones, we haven't made use of them. And then we say You know what, I'm a Muslim, I'm connected to Allah. The first

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basic thing is the Quran, connect with it, then say I'm a Muslim inshallah I will follow as best as I can. Then we're speaking but if you're saying if you're saying I'm a Muslim and you're not connected with the Quran, there is something wrong. You need to improve I need to improve to so start your day with a verse of the

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Quran. And in sha Allah if you do that your life will change. Firstly, you can recite it, you can look into its meaning. You can ask questions if you don't understand. You can look into reasons of Revelation, you can look into rules and regulations and so much more than one verse. I tell you, the Quran has many miracles that come with it. Those who say I don't have time to read the Quran, read the Quran and see how Allah gives you more time in your day He blesses your day such that when you read Quran in that day, you will have a lot of time. The Quran creates its own time for you because it's the word of Allah. If you're dedicated, don't ever say I don't have time to read the Quran, you

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say no matter what, I'm going to read the Quran and then see how Allah gives you blessings in your time so that you can achieve so much through that day. And then another miracle of the Quran is when you start with one verse, you won't be able to continue just with one verse, it will continue to two and then three, and then four, and then more.

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So you end up reading a whole page a day, you end up reading more and then you start memorizing things. You know, I'm always baffled by how people, they want their kids at a very young age to learn every song that there is in the market. Whatever song is on Spotify, Dotty fie. Whatever other fire there is, everyone's learnt it and they learn the moves of the same songs on which app

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on which app don't pretend like you don't know. Tick tock there goes mashallah, you see, we learn the move, but I tell you what, without realizing that I could have spent my time learning verses of the Quran, when you have a little kid the first things that you put into the sponge, it is taken in and absorbed more than anything else and the life is being molded at that point. So when your life is being molded and whatever you're absorbing happens to be divorced from Allah and the message or that Allah has given us what do you expect as an outcome? Rather, we let the child absorb beautiful recital of the Quran recently I came across a lovely recited by the name of Mohamed El Fateh from

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Yemen. Have you heard that name? No, you can check him out young guy, And subhanAllah beautiful melodious recital. I swear I could sit all night and hear the entire Quran listen to it and concentrate. That's how beautiful the recital is people asked me who's your favorite reader? Can you guys say a few names? Who's your favorite recited just call out names.

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Abdul Basit my Achille who else?

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Machinery? Who else?

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Who else?

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undersell Mrd? Who else?

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Look at all the names mashallah beautiful, right? I have a different favorite recital in different moods. How's that one?

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I promise you and I'm not cheating. By the way. Sometimes you listen to so many heysummit Dehaene. For example, Hamza al Belushi. For example, this guy Mohammed Al Fateh, I'm talking about a guy known as Radel Cordy, a guy known so many recitals, one after the other, there are tons and tons of them available and Wallahi I tell you, depending on your mood, each one will help you by the will of Allah subhanahu Attallah to come down to soon to fulfill that within you that needs fulfilling because you're connected with the Quran. Just by listening. Imagine if you're reading imagine if you try to read with a melodious tone, I once told some people a gathering that you must make an effort

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to read with a melody.

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So one of the ladies messaged me later and told me it's so difficult to read with a melody I said you have to you must it's only you. It's only you in your room. But instead of looking at the Quran and saying, The Likkle kita Ebola you Buffy who de Lille motorcade and levena You may know Nabil Rabee It's not wrong to do that. But Allah wants you to beautify it, that he can kita Ebola boy Buffy mood, mood thing, see the difference? Amazing. And the sister tells me about two weeks later that I can't believe that contentment. I feel I'm happy. I'm so happy. I was sad and depressed. I look forward to reading the word of Allah and telling Allah Oh ALLAH for you, I'm doing this.

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Listen, listen to this Subhan Allah. May Allah Almighty grant us ease. I remember one day I traveled with a certain brother. And he sings in the sheets. And someone came up to him and told him, I know you're on a sheet can I sing it for you? And he says, Okay, and this little child singing the sheet exactly the way the singer sings. And the child was excited. The parents were excited, the singer was extremely happy. And we're sitting there enjoying the moment something struck me later on. I said, Imagine you and I, sitting in front of Allah subhanho wa Taala saying, I learned your word. I know the words I want to I it's not it's not a song. So it's not a matter of singing. I want to

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recite them for you alone in the best possible way. Imagine how that would be.

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See, are you ready to do that in sha Allah,

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Allah he will change your life. We're talking about the Quran today. We still have a few more days. Those of you who may not be able to attend the Light upon light.

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Even events in the next few days, you can watch it online in sha Allah, but you will see a continuation of what we started off here today in Manchester by the will of Allah subhanho wa Taala my brothers and sisters, the Quran has any chief Ah yeah, are you super danger?

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Big wash if

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only Murphy's sudo Huda

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Mattoon. Meaning, guidance and mercy for believers that's in the Quran. A reminder from Allah.

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The light from Allah the guidance from Allah Shiva from Allah cure for that which is in the chest Subhanallah all this from

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Allah reminder Allah reminds you to do good things do you know anything that Allah has prohibited, cannot benefit you. And anything that Allah has made, an obligation has to be beneficial and will never harm you.

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So if Allah tells you, you need to stay away from X, Y and Zed, you do not participate in x, y and Zed so that you can lead a beautiful life. Sometimes you may not understand immediately why Allah Almighty prohibited this, sometimes you might falter and fall into x or y or Zed or both, or three, all three of them or two of them. That doesn't mean that you are disconnected from Allah for as long as you know that Allah has prohibited this and I should not be doing it. But human weakness made me falter. Let me quickly come up and seek the forgiveness of Allah, you sought the forgiveness of Allah, you came back up and Allah says, you're back on track Don't falter again. But that's Allah.

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When Allah says something. It's because it's good for you the way he said it.

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You might understand later on, there are so many things that we are looking at today. And we realize the Quran is the truth. today. We have 1000s of people looking at the Quran scrutinizing the words, non Muslims people who probably hated Islam not too long ago, but because of what's happening in Philistine and we pause for a moment to say oh Allah help our brothers and sisters in Palestine. Oh Allah grant them victory Grantham mercy Grantham goodness, grant them safety, grant them security, Oh Allah, we ask you to be there for them. Because we are so weak we can barely be there for them. May Allah Almighty forgive our shortcomings and may Allah Almighty strengthen the Ummah so that we

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can stand up truly for our brothers and sisters who are struggling in Philistine Amin Yara Bella Alameen. But if you look at what happened there, it caused a an interest in the Quran. And in Islam, so many people began to look at it from the non Muslims and guess what? They started turning to Islam in their 1000s Yet we who are predominantly born Muslims, do not value the Quran. We don't value this message. You find these people coming and saying, You know what? I found something amazing. The Quran has answered my question the Quran Wow. The Quran has spoken this unspoken that we haven't even gone through its meanings, we should be embarrassed, we should be ashamed. And it's

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a fact. Because if you don't know the meanings of the Quran, and you were born a Muslim, and today, you're 20 or 30 or 40 years old, you have indeed wasted your life. You've wasted you you don't know the most important book, the most important message in existence, you don't even know it. May Allah strengthen all of us. That's why I started off by saying, we are going to read one verse, or what a day, one verse

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minimum beyond that inshallah Allah will take you and we will float and we will go ahead, my brothers and sisters, the Quran is a miracle if you read a single letter of the Quran you earn rewards 10 rewards minimum as you go more and more you're getting more reward more reword. The Quran has in it an amazing unique power the Quran has in it's something that is inexplicable, you need to you need to read it in order to feel it. And you will realize this is indeed the gift of Allah subhanho wa Taala in Allahu Allah will be handled Kitabi acquirement while Yoda will be here hurrying through the same book, Allah elevates some people and the same book Allah drops some people

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you are connected to it Allah elevates you look at those who are reciting of the Quran. We know them we named so many of them. What is your connection with them? It's only that they can recite the Quran in a beautiful melodious way. What is another connection, no other connection? There are Muslim men who can read the Quran. I've benefited from the recitation. I love this recitation. For example, Yunus a swale is a guy from North Africa. What a lovely recital. MashAllah Tabata Kala, a guy called Hassan salah, now based in America reading so beautifully, what's my connection with these people? Nothing besides the word of Allah. So Allah elevates people through the Quran, and

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then some have dropped through the same Quran. And that's why you find people they spend their entire lives trying to find fault in the Quran.

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It started from the time of the Prophet sallallahu sallam.

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They tried to find fault in the Quran, they couldn't and they kept on picking on things picking on it's going to happen right to the end of time. If you're a Muslim and you don't know the response to something that someone has said against the Quran, you need to learn it. You don't just become impressed by some

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One who supposedly found a fault, there are no faults, there is no contradiction. Not at all. But the unsuspecting those who don't have knowledge, they might think that oh, these guys are quite, you know, they've studied and they found some mistakes, no errors, no errors, not at all. May Allah Almighty grant us the ability to understand how gifted we are, it has in it, the news of those before us the news of those who are to come after us and the rulings of whatever we may require, in our current lives.

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This is what the Quran has in it. It has prophecies of the future. It has the stories of the past and it has the rulings rules and regulations that would apply presently, everything is for a reason. And it is there because Allah wants to teach us lesson I'll give you a quick example. There are 1000s of Prophets, those whom we know those whom we don't know Allah has mentioned in the Quran, how many

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25 Someone said 25 Well done, well done Mashallah. How old are you?

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1314 my thought you were 25 Mashallah. Nonetheless Masha Allah. Allah mentioned 25 prophets in the Quran. But how many prophets were there were there not 1000s of them? Allah says, wala cada Arosa.

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Kabhi, Nika Rasulillah Isla Tomi him Allah says before you O Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, we sent messengers to their people. And in another verse, Allah says, mean whom Cosna Allah Inca? I mean, huh, Milena pasar lake from among them, we told you some of about some of them some of their stories and some of their stories we didn't even tell you. So if you look at the stories of the 25 alone, that are in the Quran, which Prophet of Allah is mentioned in the greatest detail in the Quran? Can you say his name?

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Musa alayhis salam, Moses may Prophet May Allah peace and blessings be on him? Moses May peace be upon him mentioned the most in the Quran. And thereafter, who do you have?

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He sadly Salam, Ibrahim alayhi salam and so many others, how many of them does Allah mentioned the difficulties they faced when they told their communities to come towards Allah, not all of them. Allah didn't mention the details of all of them of their rissalah or the Naboo itself. Allah, for example, use of Alayhis Salam, you know, his story, the most amazing story an entire Surah named after the Prophet Joseph May peace be upon him so many powerful lessons for all of us to learn. But Allah did not mention the deep details of all of his data and how the people had asked him and so on, it was concentrated on a certain point. The same applies to some other prophets of Allah. Allah

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mentioned some of them in great detail. Some of their struggles when they went to their people knew Alayhis Salam is Ali Salam. Allah mentions much more detail about these prophets, with the Prophet Musa alayhis salam Allah mentioned so much. Now. Why? Because Allah wants us to draw lessons from all of this. Some people will face different challenges, and all the messengers did not face exactly the same challenges. May Allah Almighty grant us an understanding. I heard someone say that Jesus in Islam,

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I heard someone say that Jesus in Islam is more important than Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam because he was mentioned more in the Quran.

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He brought together two things that are not to be brought together. So what if Muhammad Sallallahu sallam was not mentioned as much as he Sally's Salaam in the Quran, it doesn't make one more valuable than the other because of the number of times he was mentioned. If that was the case, then Musa alayhis salam should have been the most important, but that's not the case. And if that was the case, then no, and a Salam should have been even more important, and so on. But that's not the case. So don't let someone fool you to tell you this is what this means. And that's what that means. You need to know you need to learn you need to understand, you need to enjoy not just the recitation the

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meaning look into it. You will learn so much that will Allah He it will grant you a knowledge of Allah in an unshakable way. That's why Allah says

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pull hell yes there we let in law Munna levy in Allah, Allah moon in Amaya, tada Come on.

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Are they equal? Those who know and those who don't know? Are they equal? Those who know and those who don't know? They're not equal? Indeed, Allah Almighty knows the ones with sound intellect and

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Knowledge, it is a reminder for them remembrance for them Subhanallah

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they are the ones who take heed. And that's why Allah says in nama Yaksha Allah I mean EBRD Lola,

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the true people who are conscious of Allah in the correct sense and they fear him in the correct sense are those who have knowledge of Allah, you don't know who is Allah? And you don't even know the message of Allah. You've never made an effort to learn it. How are you going to be conscious of him? The Creator who created you, Allah says you know what we want you to learn. When you learn more, you will understand the beautiful names and qualities of Allah. I want to spend the next 10 minutes of my speech which is the end of my speech on something amazing look, we are struggling across the globe. Every one of us has our own struggles. The Quran will help you calm you down, it

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will suit you. It gives you a lot of comfort and positivity. It reminds you and in the Quran, Allah has done everything in a unique divine way. Allah starts the Quran with a certain verse, what is it? According to some scholars, Bismillah Rahmani Raheem is a verse of Surah Al Fatiha and according to others, it's not a verse of Surah to fattier, but you have to say it anyway before you start reading Surah Al Fatiha so let's look at that Bismillah R Rahman Rahim I want to start reading Quran what do I do? I say I will do bIllahi min ash shaytani R rajim. I seek the protection in Allah from shaitan the accursed Why do I do that? I do that because Allah says

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for either Cara del Quran Fs that is below him in a shaytani R rajim. If you want to read the Quran, you need to seek the protection in Allah from Shaytaan the accursed I want the benefit of it. I don't want Shaitan to tamper, I want to be able to understand it. I don't want straightline to temper and so on. So I sought the protection in Allah from shaitan the accursed and then I say Bismillah Hiroshima nurai name. I'm starting in the name of Allah. What does Rahman Rahim mean?

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The Merciful, the Merciful, two different types of mercy, right? the Especially Merciful and,

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subhanAllah Hara Bilal. I mean, you can even say the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful, the Most Merciful, the Most Merciful. Let me quickly tell you the difference between the two. Ar Rahman and Rahim are Ramadan is the all encompassing Mercy of Allah that includes the Muslim, the non Muslim and every other creature of Allah. Allah is so merciful that He is fully merciful. But a Rahim is a special mercy that Allah has dedicated towards the believers. So Allah says the one the Especially Merciful is a Rahim especially merciful for the believers and the mercy that encompasses everything in Ramadan. So Allah says, you should say Bismillahi Rahmani Raheem in the Name of Allah, the One

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who is the Most Merciful, the Especially Merciful to the believers to SubhanAllah. When I start off that way, two things are highlighted or three. Number one is I started in the name of Allah because it's his word anyway. And whatever you do that you're supposed to be, that is a matter of importance, you should say Bismillah couldn't do Amarin

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couldn't do Amarin V. Berlin. Lem, you take that goofy Bismillah he for who Akbar anything important that you're starting Without the Name of Allah, you're chopping it off, you're not going to benefit the proper way. So

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when you're reading the Quran, you say Bismillah in the Name of Allah, then I'm saying the Most Merciful if Allah wanted, he could have decided to have a different name or quality of his is a ramen, not the name of Allah. It is you have a name of a human of Abdul Rahman, the slave of the Most Merciful, abdur-rahim, the slave of the Most Merciful, right? So uh, Rahmani Raheem the names of Allah. If Allah wanted, he could have said the one who punishes the one who is severe in his punishment. He could have said that. No, he wants you to understand he's merciful. When we start the Quran, Alhamdulillah Hera, Bill Allah I mean, the first thing we're starting is the praise of Allah.

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I'm praising him praise who praise my Lord, He made me I'm here indeed All praise belongs to him. Everything is the ownership of Allah subhanho wa Taala I cannot start by avoiding the praise of Allah I praise Allah in a holistic way. Alhamdulillah All praise belongs to Allah. And who is Allah the same two names and qualities that he named that he mentioned earlier. Alhamdulillah here have been al Amin Rahmani Raheem if Allah wanted, it could have been different qualities. It could have could have been a call

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But the way he mentions his anger, he mentions how severe he is and so on. But no, Allah Almighty chose to say, most merciful, most kind, most forgiving, most compassionate that is your Lord. So I want to tell you in the midst of all our struggles, and all our suffering, never ever focus on negatives, focus on the positives and improve yourself. Connect with Allah, Allah is Most Merciful. Allah is Most kind. So many people think I've committed so much of sin that I don't know if Allah will accept me Wallahi those thoughts are from shaitan because Allah is waiting to accept you and I may Allah forgive me, may Allah forgive all of us. And may we start a new leaf in a beautiful way.

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So my brothers and sisters, here we are with the names of Allah that he chose right at the beginning being the most beautiful of names. R Rahman r Rahim. And so many times Allah speaks about how he is before Rahim, most forgiving, most merciful love far the names of Allah mentioned in the Quran. The Far means one who is oft forgiving, and like you and I, you forgive someone once they do the same thing. You forgive them again, they do the same thing a third time what happens? What happens?

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Yes, you won't forgive them. You become angry, upset. You want to roll up your sleeves and punch them. I spoke to a man the other day, he says, I'm not naked, my brother. I said, I know none of us are naked. He said you don't even know what I'm talking about. What was he talking about?

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I don't even know maybe he needs to explain to us. May Allah forgive all of us?

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I think he's talking about

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you know, may Allah Subhana Allah to Allah forgive us.

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I am not naked because I have the Quran in me. It For Me is a protection, it will protect me by the will of Allah. There goes. The question is

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how much effort are we going to make? To connect with Allah before we return to Allah? Here are the verses that Allah has revealed, giving us mercy giving us hope, in His mercy shaitan comes to us and say, no, no, no, no, you've done too much you can't turn to turn to him. People are struggling across the globe. Wallahi if I don't change and if we don't change, to become better people to become amazing human beings, that are that are pleased with Allah and Allah is pleased with them. When the when the Quran mentions the Sahaba of the Allahu Allah speaks about two things that are the Allahu annum what are the one who Allah is pleased with them? They're pleased with Allah. Are we not

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pleased with Allah? Whatever condition he keeps us in Allah and Allah will be pleased with us. I love the Hadith where the Prophet sallallahu Sallam taught us man I have Balika Allahu Allahu Allahu whoever loves the meeting with Allah. Allah loves the meeting with that person. I'm looking forward to meeting with Allah you

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Subhan Allah so Allah would be looking forward to meeting with you. And if you want to meet with Allah prepare for the day by doing what? Lots of Israel for Oh Allah, forgive me. I'm a human. I faltered, I did wrong things. I've really done some embarrassing things. Oh Allah, don't hold it against me. I love you. I worship you alone. Forgive me. I'm looking forward to the day that you're going to take me back. I'm going to worship You and you alone for the rest of my life. When I meet you grant me the best of the best of everything, and grant me the companionship of

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Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, grant me the companionship of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. May Allah Almighty grant that to us. So you go through the verses of the Quran, you find the Mercy of Allah, you find the good and yes, they are warnings they are reminders but I tell you what, when you look at the mercy of Allah in the Quran, you immediately realize my Lord is the most kind, the Most Compassionate, the most amazing, the most loving, the most forgiving, that is Allah He is my Lord. He is the one I'm going to turn to never allow anyone to make you become despondent as a result of a sin. You've committed something wrong you've done or sometimes simply human nature. For

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as long as you know you're trying to please Allah, you know what's right and wrong. You're trying to focus you becoming a better person. You're seeking the forgiveness of Allah in preparation for the meeting with Allah. You're heading in the right direction may Allah bless all of us. I really am so delighted to see these brothers and sisters all over starting from that corner right at the top there Mashallah. All the way around to this corner right at the top the May Allah bless you all Hakuna Kohli ha ha SallAllahu wasallam Obara, Carla and Amina Mohammed was Salam alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh