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What is Ihsaan? How to be a Muhsin

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Al Manar Convention

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Salam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh Bismillah al Rahman al Rahim al hamdu Lillah wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah who Allah Allah, he was happy he edged mine. All praises indeed due to Allah subhanho wa Taala blessings and salutations upon Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, his companions, his household May Allah bless them all and bless every one of us and grant us every form of goodness. I mean, we thank Allah subhanho wa Taala for this beautiful conference once again. And we thank Allah subhanho wa Taala for giving us an opportunity, even during these trying times, together together in a different way, in order to remember Allah subhanho wa Taala to remind each

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other, to be the best of people and to improve ourselves, especially in our relationship with Allah subhanho wa Taala. One day the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was seated with his companions, and a man came to him when that man came to him, Subhana Allah, the people say, he was so good looking. And he was so fresh. He was dressed in white, he had black hair, and it seemed like he hadn't been on journey yet none of us knew him. Which means that he was not from the city. Yet he didn't have any signs of having undertaken a long journey.

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And so they were surprised they watched him. He came in and he sat right in front of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam.

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And he, he made sure that his knees, were touching the knees of the prophets, Allah sallam, he said, so close, they were right, on the knees of the prophets of Salah. And he asked him a question.

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He says, What is Islam?

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The Prophet Salam

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explained to him the Pillars of Islam. Islam is to be a witness that there is none worthy of worship besides Allah, and that I am the messenger of Allah, to fulfill your prayer, to give your charities to fast in Ramadan, and to go for Hajj for the one who is able and capable.

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So he says, You have spoken the truth. That's true.

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That's correct. And also ducts. So duct in the Arabic language actually means you spoken the truth. But we would say correct, like you're taking it to say, yes, you got that, right. That was very surprising, because the companions who were seated, they had so much of etiquette, that they had questions bubbling in their hearts and minds. But they always waited for the right moment to ask those questions. In the meantime, because the prophets of Salaam was there dealing with a person, they didn't interfere in that discussion. So they didn't say to him, how can you say that? You're right, when you're the one who asked the question. Now, that is amazing, because

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it crossed their minds.

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They all say ajibola Allahu Allahu yusaku. We were surprised by this man. He He's asking and he's saying Yeah, you're right. So what's the point of asking so panela and you're asking a prophet. And he continued, he says, Man, he man, what is a man? So this man

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asking the question to the process of Salaam, the process Salaam answered the question with the police of the man, he says and took me in a belay or mala, etc. to believe in Allah to believe in the angels to believe in the books to believe in and he mentioned all of the pillars of Eman. Subhana, Allah, you know, the last day fate, good and bad Islam, Allah subhanho wa Taala. And he says, I'm Correct. Correct. So that, you know, you spoke the truth here. It's right. So they say again, we were surprised, you know, as to what exactly this man was intending. He's asking, and at the same time, he is saying you're right. And then he asked a third question. And a fourth question,

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and a fourth question.

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And Subhanallah these questions became more and more detailed and more interesting. So he says, My son, after he asked about Islam and the man then he says, what what is a son? The prophet SAW Selim says, Son and taboo de la Ha. Nikita, who for ilam talkin Tara, who for in Iraq. Amazing. He says his son is to worship Allah and Nikita as though you are seeing him

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To worship Allah, a son is to worship Allah as though you are seeing him.

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And if you cannot do that, then at least as though he is seeing you, for inlanta contura

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if you cannot do that you need to know he is seeing you and you believe it and you feel it.

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Now, that was something that the Sahaba of your loved one who learned from Wieland, or it's come to us today. And then he asked about the hour and when it's going to be,

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and the famous response of the professor seldom was middle school or unhappy, allama minutes in, the one who is being questioned, does not know more than the one who is questioning in this particular regard. Amazing. Which means that our Allah knows Allah has kept it to himself. Now, if you look at that,

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it would need for us to understand well, roughly, when is it going to come? So the next question came in? What are the signs of the hour, and he gave a few signs? Now because our topic today is a lesson. I decided to start off with this hadith to put things into perspective, where did we get this from? And what is a sense? So when you're a Muslim, you have submitted physically, when you're a min, you have submitted within your heart as well. So not every Muslim is a movement, but every moment is always a Muslim. What does that mean? Usually when these are mentioned together, they have, they are referring to two different things. When someone says you are a Muslim, they are just

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speaking about Islam and the man together, because they're only asking one thing. But when when both of these are mentioned together, they're referring to two different things. One is physical and one is within the heart SubhanAllah. And this has been explained so beautifully by many of the scholars who have actually said either Amara, if taraka or if taraka Iijima, when the two of them are together, then they have a separate meanings. And when the two of them are separated, they have they are referring to the same thing basically. So like I say, someone says, Are you a Mormon? You say yes. And someone says you're a Muslim? Yes. Now, if you look at the verse of Surah gerat, Allah

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subhanho wa Taala says a very interestingly equality among the Bedouin Arabs, they said, We are believers. Now, in order to distinguish between Islam and the man the prophets are seldom says, in fact, Allah revealed the verse to say, pull them to minnow, couldn't learn to say to them, or messenger that you have not yet believed. Well, I can Punahou Islam now, but say, we have submitted physically, well, am I a holy man have you become but that a man has not yet entered into your heart, it has to, you know, you have to work on that man the belief. Many people they say we're Muslim, they fulfill salah and etc, etc. But their, their belief in Allah is weak, their conviction

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in Allah is weak. There, their relationship with Allah is weak. So what we need to realize is, you have to work on your connection with Allah and your belief, your faith, and that will only happen by

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the constant reminder within the Quran and the Sunnah. And at the same time, you are a bad at your acts of worship, and your constant reminder to yourself about Allah, and you build on it, and you lay your trust in Allah learn. without knowledge, you cannot have the true belief. Because knowledge first leads you to submit. And then you see the fruits of it and you believe it, you know, we are more convinced about matters of belief than we are as Muslims and meaning regarding what we see with our own eyes, that's how it shouldn't be. May Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us and grant us all goodness. So when the topic came about of the third matter being asked malleson and the answer came

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in. Now I want to fast forward it to the end of the Hadith. When the man got up and walked away. The professor seldom asked his companions Do you know who that was? So they said, you know, you know better align his mission, you know, better. He says, That was jabril that was Jabri. He came to teach you, your deen your religion. He came to teach you. He was sent by Allah to do what he just did in your presence, so that you could hear the questions and learn from the answers and so that you could learn your faith.

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Now that's amazing because look at the mercy of Allah in order to teach us

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He sent gibreel le Salam.

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And he asked questions and the messengers or Salaam answered the questions and who benefited, we all benefited. So that teaches us that sometimes when someone else asks a question, listen attentively, you may benefit from the answer Subhana Allah, you may benefit from the answer. Now, to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala upon the level of a son, a son is a very high level because I might be a movement. I'm a movement. I believe in Allah. I'm convinced I have that faith in my heart. So I have adopted the Pillars of Islam. If you notice the Pillars of Islam, they can be seen someone says I went for hajis and I can see him going for Hajj, I can see him abstaining from food that's fasting

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in Ramadan, I can see this person pray I can see this person after the Shahada. The utterance of the Shahada is a pillar of Islam. But the pillar of demand is the believing of that you had that within your heart. That's a pillar of Eman to believe within your heart. No one can see the man in your heart besides Allah. So that's why when Allah says, When am I a holy man have to become regarding the Bedouin Arabs, he was drawing the attention to the fact that you need to work on yourself that conviction

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Subhana Allah. Now, from there, the prophet SAW Selim, when he explained to us to worship Allah and Nikita who as though you are, you are watching him, you can see him, the first question that can come to a person's mind is, how do I do that? You know, how is it that I can worship Allah as though I can see him? I've never seen Allah, we have not seen Allah subhanho wa Taala. That's true. And, you know, neurone, he obviously it's he is light, Allah Who knew somehow that he will, and we don't, we would not be able to see him in this world. So how do I do that? Well, you imagine yourself as a small creature,

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among the creatures of Allah subhanho wa Taala, worshipping your maker. It's not like you put something in front of you, in order to imagine that there is a thing in front of me No, not at all. But rather, Allah, I am doing this for Allah. And it is Allah who is the owner of an entire creation, all the galaxies and everything that he has made. And here I am so insignificant, if you want to know how insignificant we are I just for a moment, do you know as you take off on a plane, things become smaller and smaller, because you are climbing 10,000 20,030 40,000 feet above sea level, and things are so minute, you can't really see them, you can, you can just see a few great

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landmarks. And as you go way beyond, you can see the whole earth is just like a ball, a small ball, all of that ball, there are billions of people, each one thinks he's a big boss, you know, each one thinks that he is a big person, and he is important and so on. But in actual fact, that globe, the whole globe itself becomes like a speck of dust from a distance. And all that distance was created by Allah. And then you see the sun, which is way bigger than the Earth, you see the other planets that are huge. One thing that made me realize that one of the factors that made me realize the greatness of Allah subhanho wa Taala is when I heard, as we were studying, that the stars that we

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see in the sky are actually so far away that the distance between us and them is calculated in light years. And what is the light here? The speed of light.

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If it were to move for one whole year, that's called one light year.

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Now, do you realize that the closest star to us is four and a half light years away?

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And what that means is

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when we see a falling star, we say La La La quwata illa billahi la li la vim. RO Billahi min ash shaytani r rajim. We know that Allah explains it in the Quran. jalna Haru juman lisha pin Allah pelts, the shayateen that who are trying to transgress with the stars, right? So when you see that falling star in when I'm seeing it in my in my life as a human being that stuff fell four and a half years back minimum, because that's the closest stuff that other ones are 1010 years light years away. So four and a half years ago, it fell and I'm seeing it four and a half years later, how insignificant am I? I'm seeing something that happened four and a half years ago as though it is

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life happening now. It's not that light that traveled to you reached you four and a half years later.

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Now imagine I'm fulfilling Salah for someone who has created all of this creation. Keep that in your mind. Keep that you say Allahu Akbar and think to yourself, I am so insignificant. This is Allah Subhana Allah Subhana Allah, I'm so insignificant, I'm doing this for Allah. I'm actually worshipping Allah, my maker.

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As though the process allowances Kanika. Tara, as low as you are seeing him

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and Subhana Allah The worshipping Allah subhanho wa Taala dedicated thinking about Allah The day we are going to go back to Allah subhanho wa Taala when one does the light, how it will be the coolness of the eye, and the communication that will be happening between us and Allah will be so amazing. Now, when he says and taboo de la Huck and Nikita it's not only about Salah, it is about all acts of worship, whatever you're doing, remember Allah

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is watching. Allah is hearing

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Subhana Allah, it will not escape Allah knowledge at all. Allah knows everything. So when you are worshiping Allah subhanho wa Taala, whether it is whether it is delivered to Oran, whether it is Psalm, or Hodge the pillars of that which is voluntary, anything, even your your speech, whatever you're doing in your life, have an intention that I'm doing this for the pleasure of Allah and doing this for the sake of Allah. I'm doing this in order to earn rewards so that I can earn the pleasure of Allah His mercy, which will grant me entry into general for those and why I say his mercy will grant us entry into general for those because when we do deeds as human beings, we will never have

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100% concentration.

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But we will try and when we try the fact that we have tried

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Allah's mercy will then grant us acceptance and entry into general for those and laws mercy will grant us forgiveness for our shortcomings. That is Allah, Allah. So developing the relationship with Allah is such that whenever a person does a good deed, he he thanks a lot for giving him that opportunity. And he does it for Allah. Now, by saying that I am going to do these deeds for Allah one massive thing happens and that is you protect yourself from what is known as shake. You protect yourself from what is known as association of partners with Allah which is the biggest sin that could be committed in Allah. Allah will feel Annie Shaka BYOB Roma, Duna, Danny Kelly, many.

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Allah says, Allah will not forgive the Association of partnership with him. Besides that the sins that are committed, he may forgive whatever he wants from it. So he's made a little promise here. And for us, it's a massive thing, because that's the only thing he says this I won't forgive, be conscious of it. schilke so when you arrive at a sun, it is a protection against schilke that's what it is, because an taboo de la haka and Nakata who, if you are to worship Allah as though you're watching him, you've actually taken as though you can see him, you've taken everything and everyone else out of the equation, that's the minimum you will achieve. So it would be right to say that to

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achieve a son, you need to protect yourself from all forms of sherek. Otherwise you will not be able to achieve your son because to do an act of worship for someone or something besides Allah, would negate a son on one hand and would actually make us be plunging into the biggest possible sin which is Sheikh Subhana Allah. So May Allah grant us a son. May Allah subhanho wa Taala make us from the mercy mean? Now for a moment, if you take a look at the meaning of

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a son, and moisten machine is one who does good.

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A son is some goodness that is done Subhana Allah. So voila, who you hit, boom icynene Allah loves those who do good. The highest level of goodness for yourself is to worship Allah alone. And to worship Allah dedicated to Allah alone.

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That is very, very important. Now, I have to add another point to this because sometimes a person might do an act of worship, and say I did this only for Allah, but it is rejected.

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For another reason, there is only one other reason that that act of worship could be rejected. Say, for example, I do an act of worship only for the sake of Allah. Why would that be rejected? It would only be rejected if I did an act of worship, that was not taught, instructed by the prophet Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam acts of worship.

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Something that we cannot just come up with, we have to be taught them, we have to follow how Allah wanted to be worshipped, and how he wants to be worshipped, is not up to me, it's up to him.

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So he sent messengers for that particular reason to show us how to worship him. That's why he sent the messengers, otherwise there would be no point in sending the messages, we could have all come up with our own acts of worship. And each one would be doing things one clapping, his hands, one whistling, and so on. Allah says, Walmart, Ghana, Sila 280. In mocha,

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dia, Allah speaks about the pagan Arabs, and Allah says, their prayer was nothing besides whistling and clapping and so on, and making a noise, you know, at the Kaaba, that's what they used to do.

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So those acts of worship are foolish, someone cannot start jumping, jumping and claim that this is only for Allah, you know, it's actually very foolish. So there is no point in saying I am worshipping Allah alone, as though I can see him. I'm doing it dedicated to him when that is not considered an act of worship, according to the teachings of the prophets of Salaam in Islam.

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It has to be taught by the prophets of Salaam. So here we thought we have found that to develop a son, you need to worship Allah, as per the teaching of Mohammed Salah Salaam in a way that you have associated no partners with him, and you've done the right thing. And that's why Allah says, pharma, can I own Julie or

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Sony?

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To me,

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at the end of Salatu calf, Allah says, Whoever is looking forward

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to the meeting with Allah subhanho wa Taala. Whoever is looking forward to meeting with Allah subhanho wa Taala he should do two things, he should do a Yama lama lasallian he should do acceptable deeds, solid, solid means this is acceptable, it is good.

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What are you should be bad at your behavior and he should not associate with his Lord, anyone. No one should be associated as a partner with Allah subhanho wa Taala. So what is meant by good deeds, the deeds that are taught by the messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam those are acceptable deeds, you know, when we use the term slyly it's actually that which is acceptable.

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You know, when they speak about an expiry date of a product, they say, Salah here mudit, Salah hetta you know, the the time of it being acceptable is up to this date.

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That Salah here at the time of being acceptable. So, why am I saying this because that term Salah or Salah, refers to the acceptability of something. And it can only be acceptable if it was taught by the prophet Mohammed Salah Salaam. And this is where we get those two things. It's in more than one place in the Quran, where Allah has mentioned both of these things to say, you don't associate partners with me, but at the same time, make sure that the deeds you're doing are acceptable, because I have sent them down to the messenger and he taught them to you.

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And that is the cornerstone of Islam. And that is what Allah expects from us. We have been given the five Salah a day, we have to make sure we fulfill the Salah, according to the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad wa salam to the best of our knowledge, and we do it dedicated for Allah. Now, it's not going to be easy for us to have that maximum concentration. In fact, it's impossible to have 100% but the maximum concentration all the time sometimes we're human beings, you know what will happen? You're busy one day you're tired one day, you have had a lot of things one day, and so what may happen is you'll find your concentration fluctuating. You're just a human being. You're just a

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human being.

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As you get used to things.

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You will become more dedicated insha Allah and when you become dedicated

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To your concentration levels, it becomes an art where you actually learn how to block off all distraction, switch off completely and plug in to this act of worship, especially when it comes to Salah. Like I said, it's got to do with all acts of worship but Salah requires concentration

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Subhanallah and to prove that not you won't be on that level all the time, or you would probably need some form of adjustment now and again, positive adjustment that had it doesn't just end by saying or that question the answer of it doesn't end by saying taboo de la Cana Katara. It was enough to say that you know that you worship Allah as though you are seeing him.

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But it continues to say for ylim taekwon Tara, if you are not going to see him if you cannot see him, you know you have not arrived at that level. You're not on that puzzle on that point.

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For him now who iraq You know, he is watching you.

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These together bring about a lot of consciousness of Allah taqwa. When people say taqwa, they talk about consciousness of Allah be aware of Allah all the time be aware of Allah. In that case, you will stay away from sin and you will fulfill all the the that which is compulsion even more.

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You know, when you look at the prayer, Salah, Salah has some acts of worship which are meaning some units which are prior to the prayer to the Father to the compulsory prayer and some which are after they are either sooner or nothing in most cases, so it has ablution a will do before you pray, you're already actually

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tuning your mind

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to gear yourself towards this act of worship that's going to require concentration so already you're walking towards the masjid you get in your washing yourself all this is taking away distraction. You're you're beginning to focus you're going to get into the center of the worship just now. So Salah is not acceptable without whoo whoo habit precedes the Salah, you have to have made that will do. Then you walk into the masjid and you will start with your nephila or you're here to Masjid, the Sunnah and so on.

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And thereafter, you may sit for a few moments when Salah to Jama commences you will be ready now. Allahu Akbar, you started your prayer, Allah is the Greatest, I have found in my own life. Just a tip that I can give you. If you concentrate on the meanings of what you're saying, you're plugging with Allah becomes far better than what it is, if you will not to concentrate.

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This is something very interesting. So you concentrate on the meaning. And you make sure that you have

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tried your best to understand what you're saying. One of the weaknesses we have as Muslims across the globe. We have made no attempt to learn the Arabic language to the degree where we can understand the Quran, we can understand what we are saying, we can make an effort. If it was something more interesting. For some stone federal law, the most interesting thing should be the Quran. But you have young people and old they say oh, you know, what's more interesting? Is this and is that no way your games and your PlayStations and whatever else? Yes, there may be a scope of permissibility with some of that. But what is much more important is to master

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the Koran

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that is much more important. In Allah Allah will be higher than kitabi akuamma Allah will raise with this Quran, certain people,

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whatever will be a herring, and some will drop because of the same Quran because they made no effort to learn it, to put it into practice to teach it to others. And so on those who made an effort, Allah opens the doors for them. The Quran is the truest word in existence. And the Koran is such that if you are to learn it, it will open all other doors in this dunya for you, the owner of the door you want to open is the one who sent to you the Koran, and you haven't made an effort to learn that Quran, the owner of sustenance, the owner of the jobs, the owner of the whatever else you want in this life, the owner of all of that is the one who sent you the Quran and you haven't made an

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effort to learn the Quran. Your relationship with Allah should be that of love. You love Allah, you are worshiping Allah out of the love you have and yes, fear of doing something that would anger the one

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whom you love. I always say that when it comes to the balance between hope and fear, and when it comes to the speech about love and fear, we need to understand when someone says fear Allah,

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what it means is,

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it is that fear which is born out of love.

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And just to explain it quickly for those who might not have heard this before, when you love someone so dearly, you don't want to do anything that will affect the relationship. You know, you love your spouse, you love your parent, for example, your child or whoever it may be. And what happens is you then try not to do anything that will hinder the relationship because you love them so much. That's how the relationship should be with Allah subhanho wa Taala you love Allah so much that you don't want to do anything that will blemish that relationship. You don't want the anger of Allah, you don't want the punishment of Allah. Imagine Allah you love him so much he made you you're at his

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mercy, and you've angered him and now you're going to be punished. No way. That shouldn't be. And this is why part of ersan is to seek forgiveness of Allah, because naturally and automatically, whenever we do things, and we have done them for the sake of Allah, we still seek the forgiveness of Allah Oh ALLAH forgive me for that which I know that which I don't know. If a person committed a sin, for example, the minute they think about Allah remember, Toba is an act of worship. So when you're making that tau, but you're going to be thinking of Allah subhanho wa Taala, you're going to be doing it for the sake of Allah. Why does Allah love Toba so much? Why does he love repentance so

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much? He loves repentance because it is an act of worship, acknowledging that he can actually reward you or punish you and you're saying, reward me Don't punish me. So you have

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you have worshipped him upon the level he is in the sense that he is the owner of the punishment or the reward. And you are acknowledging it by saying Oh Allah, I seek your forgiveness. Don't punish me. Allah grant me freedom from the fire. Allah loves it so much. There is a hadith that comes to my mind where the prophets of Salaam speaks about Allah subhanho wa Taala. And and where Allah is speaking to the angels, about someone who committed the sin and sought forgiveness and then committed a sin and sought forgiveness and then committed it a third time and sought forgiveness. And Allah is telling the angels you see my worshiper here are Lima Abdi, and Allah who Robin Yahoo

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to be then beware of Pharaoh, which he do commonly refer to

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my slave has no now recognizes that he has a Lord, who can either punish him or forgive him, I want you to bear witness that I have forgiven him Subhan Allah, that is Allah, this is the mercy of Allah, these are the benefits of a son, where you will enjoy your act of worship, you enjoy it so much, it's no longer a chore, it's not a burden, when you have to read and you're sitting there, it should be difficult to get you away from the recitation of the Quran in an even bigger way than it is to get a child away from the game that they're playing, or the movie that they're watching stuff. It'll Ah, but that's an example I'm giving simply because it's a reality in many homes, where when

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your child is doing something they love on the computer or somewhere on the phone, to try and get them to the table to eat is such a big mission, because they're in love with what they're doing. What if that was the case with us and the Quran, where if I'm in a bother, if I'm in with the Quran, if I'm with my Vicar, it will be so hard to get me out of this position. Because I'm in love with what I'm doing. Subhana Allah, think about what I've said, that is now a level we should be trying to get ourselves to, by the will of Allah Subhana Horta, where we enjoy worship, when our children see us, when those around us see us. We're not doing it for them, but when they see us, they will

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feel within them. This is something I want to do because look at my mother, look at my Dad, look at my my brother or whoever else it may be sometimes even it's even the child.

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When they are in, when they're doing this a bother. They're so happy, they're enjoying it. They're so excited. I want the same excitement. And that's why the Sahaba of the Allahu anhu used to say if the kings and the leaders of the world

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knew what peace and what we have within us, meaning the deen of Allah and the worship of Allah alone. They would fight us with souls to take away this peace, to have it for themselves.

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Subhana Allah, but sometimes we're Muslims. We don't have the peace within ourselves. Let it inshallah be that we work on ourselves. We work on this son. We work on developing this relation. And remember, Allah loves those who are more singing

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Now, one more point I want to mention about a son. If you take a look at the use of Allah His Anam story,

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he went through hardship and difficulty. He went through a whole lot from a young age, he was thrown into the well, because of the jealousy of his brothers. He faced that jealousy. And later on, he was accused of something he was jailed, he came out something else happened, one after the other, and after many years, he was reunited with his father and his family.

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And Allah subhanho wa Taala uses the word moistening in a certain verse, which is very interesting. When use of alayhis salam finally met his brothers. Allah says,

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In Allahu Allah, you will be

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seen,

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Allen will never waste the reward of the mossy mean, those who do good,

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those who are kind hearted, those who do good for the sake of Allah, Allah will never waste their reward, your reward will pile up and one day you will see it. Now why am I giving you this example. We are going through trying times people are losing their jobs. People have lost a lot of things, people perhaps have had to adjust their lives. People have lost loved ones, people themselves have lost their health in some cases. Allah says in Allah Allah, you have the original machine. You know, Yusuf Alayhi, Salam in time, they struggled for seven years drought, they had to make do with whatever they had stored and kept as reserve. So they had to minimize their consumption, they had to

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adjust their lifestyle of eating and drinking and whatever else it was, because the water was short, there was a drought. And so when they adjusted it, how long did it last seven whole years. And then Allah says, from my team in the valley commune fee water NASA fee here soon after those seven years, a year will come, when everyone will be happy, the rains will come and everyone will be drinking from the fruit juices and whatever else it may be squeezed. So seven years, there was good provision, seven years of drought, and thereafter, things return to normal. We are facing this type of challenge at the moment. I want to tell you in Allah Allah, you will be a drug machine. If you're

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a doer of good, and you're a kind hearted person and you worship Allah in the proper manner without associating partners with him. According to the teachings of the prophets of Salaam. You bet patience. When you bear patients, Allah regards you as a machine just like he regarded Yusuf alayhi salatu was Salam and yaku alayhi salatu. Salam.

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Allah, Allah says they were more sinning. And there are so many other verses in the Quran that refer to Marcin, I wouldn't have the time to go through each one of them. But it's interesting to go and look at why did Allah use this term? Why sin to refer to these people, or this category of person or these qualities, you will always find it's to do with patience. it's to do with a bother. it's to do with forbearance. it's to do with trusting Allah, it's to do with being happy with Allah subhanho wa Taala, going through a hardship and still thanking Allah and not becoming distant from Allah because when Allah puts hardship in your life, he's giving you an opportunity to engage in an act of

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worship, he loves so much that would not have been possible if that difficulty did not come into your life. What is it called sub sub or is a unique act of worship because it's the only act of worship that Allah gives you a chance to engage in because of difficulty and calamity. SubhanAllah you have difficulty and calamity and I'd like gives you an opportunity to engage in an A better known as sub. Well, actually, there are other acts of worship, you could engage in salah and so on, but that happens. Even if you don't have hardship, during hardship, you will need to bear that sub. And Allah will give you such a reward for the sub in value of sabi, Rona Jorah. Be ye has a

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beautiful verse Allah says, Allah recompenses no recompense is the term you have. It actually refers to like a deal. You we are recompensing you there was something and we are recompensing so Allah recompenses the one who had to bear Subbarao who bought silver without his or without account, unlimited. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant that to us. So these are the few words I've shared with you today. I pray that we benefit in May Allah grant his own son and May Allah subhanho wa Taala

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Develop us and may we make an effort towards that aku Kohli hada masala who was Allah wa barik ala nabina Muhammad