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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 who Allah, Allah, he was happy.

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We always praise Allah subhanho wa Taala. And we shall continue to praise him upon all conditions for every condition that he has set for us is good for as long as he's pleased with us. We send blessings and salutations upon Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, his household, his companions, we ask Allah to bless them to bless every one of us to grant us all goodness, Peace and mercy. I mean, my brothers and sisters,

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this is the first light upon light of 2019. We could put it that way. We could also say it's the last light upon light of 2018. You could put it that way. So when he says moments ago, that it's the last of the light upon light this year. I think it depends what you're referring to. Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, grant us goodness, he says, he's referring to the Hijri calendar, Mashallah.

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My brothers and sisters, I've been given a topic to speak on to do with repentance, the repentance and the one who accepts repentance and so on which to do with seeking the forgiveness of Allah, its benefits and why it should be done by the will of Allah subhanho wa Taala. You and I know that before we came on to Earth, Allah created Adam, not on the earth, but from the earth. You know what that means?

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If you listen carefully, it's amazing. The body I have the body you have is actually from soil from dust. The thought of that,

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while a further fall upon sand, I mean, I

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mean hammer.

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Allah speaks about how he created mankind. And he speaks about the Sol Sol you know, in the Quran, Allah uses several terms to refer to the dust, the sand, the soil, the clay, etc. These are not contradictions, but different levels when you add water to the soil. When it becomes mud, it becomes clay, it becomes harder and it becomes dry after some time if you were to leave it, and so on. So this is how Allah created Adam alayhis salam, why did Allah take from the earth? Why didn't he take something from Mars from from the moon? Why didn't he take something from elsewhere? Why didn't he take something from Gemini itself? But no, he decided to take from the earth, the different tints of

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the soil, and that is

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the complexions we have the the races that we belong to and so on, within our genes from Allah subhanho wa Taala. So He created us, in order to test us, he says this, he says this, I created you in order to test you. People ask why did you have to do that? I don't know. It was up to him. He did it. And you know what, you can ask him one day but you are here right now. You need to live your life within a certain way.

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And if you do, you will feel the goodness within you. You will feel disciplined people ask me about Islam. So many rules, regulations, I always say that's the discipline that Allah subhanho wa Taala wants us to live by. He wants you to lead a clean life clean in every way. business dealings clean, your mouth is clean. What goes into your mouth is clean or what came out of your mouth is clean. Your relationships are clean. Everything else is clean. So Hannah law that is Islam, clean, cleanliness, in worship, you worship your maker alone. You don't just look at something you like and start prostrating to that thing that you like, no, it is Allah and Allah alone who deserves the

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frustration because he made you. So Allah created Adam alayhis salam in a place called Jana, and there is a huge discussion as to what gender that actually was, with the llama making mention of the opinion that it is called genital lip chilla especial garden where Allah had created it in order to make man so that man would then do what he was meant to and then be sent on to the earth. So if you look at Adam, and he said, and he committed the sin, didn't he? What was the sin? Yes, he ate from the tree, Mashallah, people say, Well, you know, it was a fault of the woman. I don't know if you've heard that, right.

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In actual fact, that is totally wrong. You don't the men do something wrong and then blame the women. I think it's typically up to today that keeps on happening, right? To be honest, they were both guilty. They both did wrong. One did wrong, and then the other did wrong. They both did wrong. So Panama. But it was part of the plan of Allah. Why

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Because there is an act of worship that didn't take place yet What was it? seeking forgiveness? The angels have the capacity, only of obeying Allah. They don't have the capacity to disobey Allah. So what's the point of saying that they did still farm yet? Yes, they do. Praise Allah subhanho wa Taala but they've never sinned. Law soon Allah.

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Allah describes the angels by saying they never transgress against Allah, they do exactly as they're ordered. So there is no Toba in that sense from the angels. On the other hand, you have the devil you have shavon shavon has never repented to Allah never ever had shaytan repented to Allah, he would have been a saint. So shaytan didn't repent to Allah when he committed the sin. And what was the sin of the devil? Worse than the sin of Adam? Adam alayhis salam he was promised two things by the devil for those two things he committed the sin Do you know what those two things were?

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Do you know what those two things were?

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shaitan tells him hell no Kerala Chateau

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la jolla Bella amazing up to today we are searching for the same two things. Should I show you a tree that if you were to eat from it, you'd never age and you won't ever die? Whoo. Wouldn't you love to know that tree? Mashallah, Mashallah, right? You wouldn't age and you wouldn't die. No dying shutter rotten Hold on Hold means Khalid, you're going to be there forever. If you eat from the street, no death, you're not gonna die. You're not going to age. I want to know what tree that is. That's what man would say. But if shaytan is telling you this, if it's in the transgression of Allah, don't do it. That's what happened. Adam alayhis salam fell in the trap. What was the second

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thing?

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We're milking, blah, blah. Should I show you this tree you're going to eat from it. And you know what? You will have number one, no debt. Number two, you will have milk ownership, property wealth that will never deplete Whoa, whoa, wow. Two things we're looking for up to today. You want a lot of money. You want wealth. You want things you want to material items that's on one hand and the other hand, you never want to age you never want to grow older and who wants to die. By the way, may Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us a good test. May Allah give us gentle fair dose? May Allah keep us happy. May Allah grant us forgiveness. I mean, so my brothers and sisters, here comes the devil and the

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devil con Adam alayhis salam. And why did the devil con Adam because the first sin was actually perpetrated by the devil himself. So when someone says the first sin committed, and then they talk about what Adam alayhis salam did, they're referring to humankind, but there were sins committed by other kinds of prior to humankind. And this is the example of shaman. What was his sin? When Allah created Adam?

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Allah says, prostrate as an act of recognition, not of worship, to Adam. Now this frustration was the instruction of Allah, we are not allowed to prostrate for anyone besides Allah in our set of rules and regulations. In fact, immediately after that, as they came on to Earth, frustration was prohibited for anyone besides Allah. Frustration prohibited for anyone besides Allah, if that prostration is a prostration of worship, as rules and regulations continued. Over time, it became prohibited even if it was just a sign of respect. Allah says, No, you don't prostrate as a sign of respect, but there are other ways of showing your respect. So if you look at the term of use of it,

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he said, um, there was a prostration as a sign of acknowledgement of rank, it's no longer permissible with us. May Allah subhanho wa Taala. Grant us an understanding, so

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it believes refuse to prostrate number one. Any one of us refuses to prostrate for a law. We're actually doing wrong. See, any one of us refuses to prostrate for Allah. We're heading in the wrong direction. So don't ever refuse to prostrate. I gave you an example in my previous talk about the magician's at the time of the Prophet Musa alayhis salam, how many frustrations? One he did want. They did one they got the forgiveness of Allah. This guy refused one he got the curse of Allah. You see, you see what's happening here and with us Mashallah we engage in prostration for the sake of Allah and we will and we shallow and we should and we must and we do so therefore we deserve the

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forgiveness of Allah subhanho wa Taala. Here comes

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the shape and he said

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Not saying

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you know why I'm not gonna prostrate and better and better than him, I'm better than him. When you think you are superior, you are automatically inferior automatically. So, any one of us when we start thinking why did Allah give that person virtue over us? We are automatically defying Allah. Why did Allah favor this person and not favor me? That is jealousy it eats away at your good deeds just like the firewood eat away at a dry log. That's what the Hadith says in an hacer de kulu kulu Baba. You know, hazard and jealousy eats away good deeds. You could these become depleted just like the fire would devour.

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A dry log,

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but at least was jealous the Satan was jealous of Adam. He refused to prostrate number one, that presentation was an instruction of Allah. He then said I am better than this guy. That's why I'm not going to prostrate and Allah cursed him.

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Now he said, Wait, oh life you give me some time I'm going to show you this man is not who you think he is. But Allah chose something else for men. Allah chose an act of worship that was not given to others. What is the act of worship, something known as Toba? repentance, forgiveness, and Allah says, I will continue to forgive for as long as

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my worshiper continues to seek forgiveness. Did you hear that? I will continue to forgive for as long as my worship continues to seek forgiveness. So keep seeking forgiveness, and be convinced that Allah has forgiven you every time. Never does Allah say I reject forgiveness. When someone asks for it. Never does He say, I don't want to forgive. No, he always forgives, you need to know that for as long as you have admitted your sin, you regret it. You seek His forgiveness and you promise him not to do it again. At the moment. I promised a lot. I'm not going to do it again. And I believed I wouldn't. somewhere down the line. I repeated it. I need to go back again. Seek the same forgiveness

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and I'll be forgiven again and again and if it happens a third time, a third and the fourth until a time comes. When Allah calls out to the angels Do you see my worshiper? He keeps seeking my forgiveness because I Lima AB de la hora banja Dumbo Pharaoh oshi ducommun Neva refer to law, my slave now knows that he has a lord who can either forgive him or punish him. That's why he keeps seeking my forgiveness. I want you to bear witness that I have totally forgiven him completely. Mercy of Allah keep keep repenting to Allah. No matter what you've done and how many times it's been repeated. But when you seek the forgiveness, make sure you're genuinely saying I'm not going to

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repeat this again. May Allah strengthen us so that we can fulfill that promise unto Allah.

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So if this Adam alayhis salam, he happened to sin when he sinned, immediately, his

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body, his private parts, began to become exposed, they were covered in a way Allah knows best by his own body. And thereafter, he became ashamed of himself, they quickly took leaves of the trees in order to cover themselves, because when a person sins, my brothers and sisters,

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they're automatically conscious of whether someone's watched them or not.

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If they have belief in them, and they have a slight consciousness of Allah, they will never commit to sin openly and publicly. The Hadith of the Prophet SAW Selim says, people will continue to be upon goodness for as long as they don't, openly and proudly sin. That's why when someone says behind closed doors, it's bad enough, but it's not as bad as a person who sinned openly out in the public.

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You remember this, because it's part of your nature, what made you sin privately? Because you're a believer. That's why I sinned behind closed doors. I didn't want to send openly because I don't want to encourage others to sin. I'm sending behind closed doors. And I know it's bad. And I know I'm not supposed to but you know what? Because I'm conscious of Allah. And yes, I don't want others to think bad. I'm a believer. If you're not a believer, you wouldn't even bother. That's why the Hadith says either Sobotka Hashanah to Kawasaki or Toka, Phantom. I mean, if your good deed makes you feel happy, and your bad deed makes you regret, then that's a sign that you're a true believer. We all

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commit bad deeds all of us to different levels. No one can say I don't no one can say I'm spotless, sinless. No one can say I've never done something wrong. Every one of us myself included. We do think sometimes that we would be embarrassed have had had these things been exposed, but different levels. Some people do major things. Some people do minor things.

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But no one wants to be exposed. May Allah subhanho wa Taala keep covering us, or the Manny Salam covered himself, his wife

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Covered herself and you know what Allah subhanho wa Taala immediately was called upon, was called upon by them to you know what they said, Carla, the two of them said, Rob bana

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husana in Townsville, villain,

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Lana coonan.

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Oh, Lord, we have wronged ourselves. We have wronged ourselves and if you don't forgive us, and if you don't have mercy upon us, we will be the losers. So Allah says, We have forgiven you. We have forgiven you, oh, Adam, now you can go on to the earth. And now you know what to do. If ever you do something wrong, turn back to me. Allah, that's what we were told. So Allah wanted to show Adam what is to be done. That's why he kept him in a certain place, and the consequences of what he did, yes, he faced them but Allah forgave him. And thereafter Allah sent him on to the earth when he came on to the earth. The lesson was for all of us that look, you are the children of the same Adam,

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wherever you fall to learn to turn back to Allah, He will still love you because he loves those who seek forgiveness. You cannot seek forgiveness if you didn't have a sin.

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Whoa. When you hear in Allah, tala Bina, Allah definitely loves those who keep seeking forgiveness.

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Wouldn't it make sense that if we were perfect, we wouldn't seek forgiveness.

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Which means you've committed a sin. Keep seeking forgiveness for this sin for the next one for the next one. And that's how you should lead your life right up to the end. And that's why the Hadith says attackable mina dombey, Kamala de Bella, the one who seeks forgiveness from a sin is equivalent to the one who hasn't committed the sin, especially when they do good deeds thereafter. You know, there are two things. If you say, oh, Allah, forgive me, you're forgiven. But if you say, oh, Allah, forgive me and you change your life, then Allah says, hang on, I love you so much, you change your life for me. I'm going to take all your bad deeds you've done in the past, and I'm going to convert

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them into good deeds on the right side of the scale, and I'll present them to you on the day of judgment as good deeds. But why? Because you quit them only for me, isn't that a good deed? So Hannah law, a person committing a bad deed for years on end, one day they decide I'm not going to commit this anymore? What made them decide that because of Allah, so Allah says, You deserve credit for that, don't you? If you change your whole life for Allah, you had a bad habit, you're on drugs, or whatever else, it might have been so many bad habits hooked on to porn, for example, bad habits, May Allah forgive us and strengthen us and our offspring, our children, our siblings, and whoever

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else, even parents from amongst us have similar habits sometimes. Do you know what if you quit it for the sake of Allah and you each time you attempt it and you don't go? Allah is gonna reward you be giant, big time. That's a fact. Because you know, it's tempting, but I didn't do it. Why? Because of Allah, I used to do it in the past, no home, Allah says, hang on, hang on, hang on. It was so easy for you to just have done it. But because of me, you're not doing it. I'm going to take all the sins you've committed in the past. I'm gonna convert them into the right side into good deeds because Subhan Allah for my fear you've put it

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and not necessarily the fear of Allah. Some people quit sin because they fear Allah. But I tell you what, you quit sin because you love Allah, that's a higher level, much higher level. If someone says, I quit sin, I love Allah, look at what he's given me look at what he's provided me. I've got a nose, I've got eyes and breathing. I've got a brain. I've got so much Mashallah, tomorrow. I'm looking forward to Jonathan for those. And I love Allah so much what is bestowed upon me and even the tests that he's challenged that he's challenged me with, for example, I will go through it by his help and I love him, therefore, I'm not going to sin or I'm going to turn back to Allah. I'm

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going to seek forgiveness. That is amazing. That is a beautiful way of looking at things. Some people they do good deeds because they want to go to Paradise. Some people stay away from bad deeds because they want to go to Paradise. Some people do good deeds because they fear

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going into hellfire. They don't want to go into hellfire. So they keep doing good deeds whenever they think of Hellfire, right.

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But you know who's the best of the lot. Those who do good deeds and stay away from evil because of their connection with Allah, their love of Allah, they just love Allah subhanho wa Taala he will give you both he will give you paradise and save you from hellfire. May Allah subhanahu wa taala grant us ease.

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So on Earth, we have been given bodies that we will not have in the hereafter. Did you ever know that? The body you have and I have right now? The brain, the mind, the eyes, the noses, the tongues, the lips, these bodies that we have right now. We're not going to be having them in the hereafter in the hereafter you go to Jelena. I go to gentlemen, we will

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Having perfect bodies not made of the soil and the dust of the earth How will it be made? Allah knows best? What the height is some Hadith have made mention of what how it will be as per your liking. Whoa, you're gonna look as you like.

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Wow, imagine flicking through the Instagram filters and you just check in.

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And that's really you Oh wow. paradise on earth you think no, Allah says Hang on, hang on, hang on, it's better than that it's way beyond that everything can change, you know that filter only changes to a certain extent. And it's false and it gives you a fake sense of looking hot or whatever else it might be. Wonder why the batteries of all these phones start heating up and dying so quickly, may Allah grant us ease. But Subhana Allah in the eyes of Allah subhanho wa Taala, you will have what you want. And you know, what's the beauty of it. If you are looking at someone, you will see them the way you want to see them. And they will be the way they want to be even if the two are

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different.

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Because someone was telling me that if I'm going to be with the same husband of mine in general, I'd rather not go there. So you want to go to hell. You want to go to hell is it? Well, I don't know what to say. But you know, it's as good as hell with this guy. And then I said you know what? You will be for each other as you want the other to be and you will be for yourself as you would like to be in each one. And they say but how I said I don't know how I just know I've got to get two gentlemen. That's all. I've got to go to gentlemen. If I were to ask the young people what would you like in general, say something you want to gender? What would you love to have in general? Tell me

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what would you love to have in general said

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yeah, I'm asking you

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say supercars. Wow, I was waiting for that answer. Right. supercars were living in 2018 named supercar for me.

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Lamborghini

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Can I tell you what? That Lamborghini 2019 Let's give you the 2020 Lamborghini the latest one in 2015. You will not want it yourself. You agree? You won't want it yourself? You're gonna say Wow, what a crappy choice. Imagine everyone's got the latest stuff in general and you've mind boggling and you've got a Lamborghini

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What a joke. You're getting my point. I tell you why I say this. Nothing that's on earth qualifies to go to general nothing at all. When you came you came alone everything you've used on earth is from the earth completely everything 100% of the stuff you have here is from here. Can I tell you what your leather is from the animals? The cotton from the ground? What else the food you eat from the same ground the Lamborghini the metal is from the mind from the from the mountains. What else? What else do you see in the car all of it the fuel is from the ground. Everything nothing came from Jenna. Besides the the Blackstone we have and the peace of Jelena in Medina. But that too is of a

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different level. Imagine nothing that's of benefit to you here is from Jenna, you don't even know what's genuine and people are saying I want this agenda that agenda. I'll have the best kitchen in general sister. You don't have to have a good kitchen in general. You just have to think of what you want to eat and it's gonna be in your mouth. Allah what kitchen Would you like some panela Oh, I couldn't afford it in in the dunya I need it in just relax. You're aiming so nose, Allah. Don't just say Oh Allah grant me Jenna. Trust me. Once you get there, you will never ever be let down. People argue How can a man get this in general and a woman get that in general, I tell you that argument is

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from the devil because sometimes some of those narrations are not really valid. And even if they are valid to be very honest with you, you don't need to worry a lot promises you we have to heal was what Allah

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what ever your soul desires shall be yours, Allah will definitely make you happy in general, whatever is delicious to your eyes shall be yours, you think of it will give it to you. But you have to get there first and think about it, then it's like me telling you you know what, we're going to this particular theme park and you start thinking you're going to have this and you're going to go on the on the big wheel and you're going to go on the What do they call it a roller coaster, and you're going to go on the other ride. And when you get there, it's mind boggling. It's of a different level altogether. And there's no there's nothing that you thought was there, but you had

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already planned and when you get there, you're gonna have to make other choices way better than the ones you had in your mind. You see, so this is why we say you need to just seek the forgiveness of Allah and get to Jenna because the biggest way of getting to Jenna is through seeking the forgiveness of Allah none of us are perfect. No one. If you don't seek the forgiveness of Allah, there's no chance that you're going to go into general no I that's why the prophets of Salaam did not need to seek forgiveness.

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He was perfect. But he used to seek forgiveness up to 100 times a day so that if you and I followed his example, we would do the same. I promise you a year passes and we have not sought the forgiveness of Allah even 100 times in the whole year. And he used to do it every day, and he didn't even need it and we need it and we don't do it as Davila. Allah, forgive me, forgive me.

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And this is why we need motivation. We need courage. You need to be strong, strengthen yourself to do what pleases Allah, Try it. Try it with your Salah, read it on time and check how you feel and do it's only for the love of Allah. I love Allah. And I know I'm weak, but I'm seeking His forgiveness. I'm going to try my best to do what he wants me to do. I know it's challenging the environment out there is not so easy, especially nowadays, when they look at you and they start thinking things, you know, they start thinking things, they look at Muslims and they just like, they think like, the price is gonna come down in the next few seconds. Not at all. Not at all. But that's what's

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happening. So it becomes more and more difficult. But I tell you what, you will not be able to run away from your identity not at all Subhana Allah will open your doors, you face the challenges Allah places in your life with a smile, and Allah will grant you that goodness, seek the forgiveness of Allah, never lose hope in the mercy of Allah, something's going wrong in your life, seek the forgiveness of Allah, He will open the doors of sustenance as well.

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We know how a Salaam was telling his people about seeking the forgiveness of Allah. Do you know what he said? If you are on the same page with the owner of sustenance, he's gonna give you

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imagine if I'm buddies with the richest person around, he will give me straight if I'm in need. He's gonna say hang on here. Before I even ask. If I'm buddies with the person who has the most of something the day I need a droplet of it Do not think he's gonna give me but if you're not buddies with him, you've got a problem. So you and I, the best thing to do right now is to become buddies with Allah. When I say buddies, yeah, I'm referring to a friendship with Allah, how does that come about? You need to try to get closer to Allah, you know, the basics of Islam, the basics of what you're supposed to be doing and not doing and so on, try to become closer and closer. And you know,

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what? A sign of closeness unto Allah, a sign of closeness unto Allah because there are many fakes. There are many fakes. A sign that this person is really close to Allah is that it shows in that character and conduct straight. So a person who would fulfill Salah five times a day, if they are humble, if they can smile at you, if they can talk properly to if they can offer you respect, even though you might be a nobody to them in terms of material wealth, they are really close to Allah. they've understood who you are and your value. A sign of a distance to Allah or from Allah is when you become harsh, and hard hearted, harsh. You find people the beard goes right to the ground. In

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fact, it drags a few meters behind as well. Like, like it's a wedding gown, but you know what? They look at you just

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so it's happening. That is not a sign of piety. It's not a sign of closeness to Allah, you're belittling a creature of Allah for what why are you talking so bad to someone who perhaps needs help in a different way and you need to help in another way you need to take it easy. Fatima Nina La Nina Jana home, it is a sign of the mercy of Allah that you are lenient towards those around you are messengers of Allah salla sign of the message. You want to know if Allah has mercy on you. Ask yourself how lenient Am I to those who are with me around me, be they your relatives or not? If you're lenient, soft, polite, humble, you are definitely closer to Allah than those who are not.

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mela make it easy. So to seek the forgiveness of Allah, you need to change yourself as well. You need to make changes in your life. I asked Allah to forgive me, but I keep on going in my bad ways. No Subhana Allah and this is why when you do good deeds, at times, those good deeds automatically wipe out some of the bad deeds. It's called the kuffaar. AKA fara means that which expatriates, you have a good deed you've engaged in and you follow it up with another good deed thereafter, Salatu jamara, another Salah, another Salah, one Rama to another hombre, etc. All those sins committed in the middle, the minor ones have gone wiped out forgiven by the will of Allah subhanho wa Taala. So

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learn to seek the forgiveness of Allah have hoping the mercy of Allah when you engage in acts of worship, they will automatically help expiate some of those sins or a lot of those minuses that you and I may have committed sometimes, unknowingly, may Allah subhanahu wa taala strengthen every one of us. So my brothers and sisters I want to tell you something.

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In Allah tala sutaria de la Lilia tuba musi

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really a tuba musio lady

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Hector

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beha Hadees authentic. Allah says Allah subhanho wa Taala through the blessing lips of Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam that Allah stretches the arm. Allah stretches his arm in order to forgive those who have committed sin by night during the day. And Allah subhanho wa Taala stretches it again during the night in order to forgive those who have sinned during the day, until the sun will rise from the other side from the west.

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Do we seek forgiveness of Allah? Do we seek the forgiveness of Allah? There is another narration which we all know I'm sure, NZ Lula hota Baraka Allah Allah sama, dunya coolala iljin Hina bakasana Leyland, a feel fair to him into even for a to ballet he must have been involved in Allah. Alien for clear integration with the prophets of Salaam says another authentic hadith the prophet SAW Selim says, Allah subhanho wa Taala descends to the lowest heavens when the third of the night is remaining. And he asks, Is there anyone repenting that I can accept the repentance, anyone seeking forgiveness that I can forgive them, anyone asking me anything that I can give them? Surely we

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should be seeking that forgiveness from Allah. Allah becomes very happy when we seek the forgiveness of Allah. And this is why I say everything we have with us is from the earth, it shall be left on to the earth, you came into this world with nothing, you shall leave with nothing. Besides your deeds, that's what you're going to take with you your deeds. So if you would like the material items of this world, remember, no matter how much you have amassed of this worldly life, it will only give you back to square meters for you to be buried. That's all it won't give you more than that. The shroud that you have the two square meters and you put in that shroud is for respect, you abandoned

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Adam, you are a human being you you you need that little bit of respect. SubhanAllah so to honor you, you put in a shroud and you are buried two square meters. So Hannah and how much did you have? You could have had the billions it meant nothing. You are going to leave everything behind. So please can you just hand me your cell phones before I leave?

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May Allah Subhana Allah Allah bless you, I don't think you expected that one right?

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But Mashallah, I'm also going to live so maybe I should give you my cell phone. My brothers and sisters that was just on a lighter note to the end. I see my colleagues are here may Allah subhanho wa Taala bless every one of us and grant us goodness, I hope and I pray that the words I've said would motivate us to seek forgiveness out of the love of Allah. We seek forgiveness out of the love of Allah and keep seeking forgiveness and never lose hope and believe and be convinced that inshallah by the will of Allah, we will achieve that forgiveness and gender is going to come to us solely and only by the mercy of Allah, not by our deeds, but in order to achieve that Mercy of

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Allah. We need one word. What is it? Try? keep on trying. keep on trying and never give up a coup colada masala Allahu wa Sallim wa barik ala nabina Muhammad