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Al-Furqan Being Peaceful and Grateful

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Nouman Ali Khan

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Episode Notes

Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan shares with us a few Ayaat that belong to a very powerful Surah and a short Surah relatively of the Quran, Suratul Furqan. What do we derive from this Surah?  Benefitting from the reminder and being grateful. These are the two things that Allah highlights in this Surah.  

We are acquainted with the prominence of Sajdah and its revelation in the Qur’an. Allah SWT revealed the Ayat of Sajdah. When a Muslim is to recite it, he is supposed to fall in Sajdah.

The next facet of interest in the lecture is why is it so understandable, that in our Deen, Allah SWT and His Messenger SAW, has instructed us whatever good things we commence doing, we should start with—Bismillahir Ar Rahmanir Rahim. When we just say Bismillahir Ar Rahmanir Rahim—the things we are about to do will be done expecting from Allah to put more good out of them, bring more good out of them, than we could have expected ourselves.

Of course, this can only be fathomed by that Muslim who understands the significance of being grateful and what it means to appreciate good. So we have to become people of conscience, of sensitivity so that Allah SWT makes us a people of Qiam and make Sujood in the middle of the night.

 

Episode Transcript

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Nobody wants to look

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for some

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help you ever met in some

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way,

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shape or form

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up

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of the house.

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Today, I'd like to share with you a few ions that belong to a very powerful

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relative, we'll go for it.

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And there are many beautiful qualities in particular of these ions. And I just want to highlight a couple of them. One of them, of course, is that right before we get into these is revealed in

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the aisle right before this one was also the suicide It was supposed to fall into place. And it's actually a conversation with people who commit ship, among other people who recognize the word love because we were using it even before.

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But when we heard the word or applied,

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then this was a new name of a lot.

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And even though it's obvious that it's referring to a lot of diligence, when somebody wants to act ignorant, and they want to act like they don't know what you're talking about, then they pretend like they don't know. So they would say things like, we worship God or

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not something new to the Arab, also from

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a point of view, because we

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are some of the earliest revelations, for example, the

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the first

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and

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the describer of the world of law. But regardless, when you have to dismantle or undermine some of these arguments, or somebodies invitation, then you can say anything of noxious that comes in your head.

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And so he

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introduced us in such a powerful way that the believers would be that they are compelled to fall into the canyon, continue to go about a day, just listen on the site.

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Now when when

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this is the most humble position

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to be in, even from the point of view of anomalies.

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When an unbeliever sees a phrase, they don't know what it is, they might have to come and start talking to you. Because they don't know that you're praying. They don't know what that means. But they will notice that your head and your eyes and the look on your face.

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What's going on something on his mind, you know,

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when we go into a fight the expression of exhaustion. You know, when sprinters and things like that

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literally grabbed me, but I can't do anymore.

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This is our expression of your week before a lot going

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on in the world that doesn't understand that that is actually an expression of the ultimate humility you came in before somebody, as a matter of fact, in the most ignorant talk shows and you know, sports show, they'll have famous athletes come and like just as a joke, the fans are gonna be like doing expressions of that even today, even today in stadiums and things like that.

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But the point I'm trying to make is, that is the most humble position you can possibly be in physically, and actually that's supposed to be psychologically, psychologically we should be completely humble.

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Before

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and when you're completely humbled before, the best time to declare two things, not only how old are you and I are but how I alarm.

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So we're supposed to go into these I have enough time to share with you the intent of this law is to venture into these unusual state of humility. That our country

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how

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how

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to make the transition easy to understand English transitions, they say how blessed it is the one that plays a brilliant force of life. A brilliant

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is actually a brilliant tower that you can see from far away, you can see anything in the city, there are no lights, but there's a tower, there's a light on top that you can see from a distance.

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Multiple brilliant towers up in the sky, and the stars look like

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for your own civilization, we have

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a massive,

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unusually brilliant black

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moon that gives off light or deflect light.

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First, the stars, the sun and the moon in reverse.

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And in each of them, you refer to their quality of giving light, you should appreciate that they call it the sun, the star, because the stars, the sun and the moon. But

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instead of using the function, you call this God, and instead of just calling it calling,

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all three of them is a matter of like this the matter of billions. And this is important because on the right before.

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So the effects are still on the reader, the effects of life

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are so fresh, and you know, I was talking about

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the

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increase in goodness. In other words, I was going to do something, but what I was going to do,

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then the outcome of it will be better than I could hope for it will produce more good than it expected to produce. That kind of an action is my word,

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it will produce more good than it can logically assume to produce an action above and we don't have the power of God, we have a 5% action reaction. They're equal, right? There's a different reaction to the opposite reaction or consequences, even their expected consequences. But it's the concept of

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something. And when he does when he does something, then the goodness of it comes way more than

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anyone can explain more

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into your life into the lives of others. And unless specifically mentioned his Baraka in this,

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in this room right after he mentioned his name

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he began with over time,

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meaning the word itself has certain special powers. When we call an ally with that name, the things that we do have extra,

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extra power.

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And that is why it's so understandable that in our deal, a lot of messengers

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have instructed us whatever Good thing you start doing, you should start with it.

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When we just

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now the things we're going to do, we are expecting from a lot more good

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than we could have expected that no other human being could have done, you know, this is this will

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just using the machine is enough for a Muslim, to always be optimistic, for always be optimistic, because we call on the name of a lot.

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So whatever I'm going to do to increase it.

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The results of this are going to be good. And that's not up to me or my effort or my qualifications, even though I should try to do my best that's because of the lack of alignment. Now, a lot of refer to the sun, or rather the star when he talked about the sun and

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then he said

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and he made the night and the day conflict with one another.

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But then he in this particular lab

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was coming he went out on a cup

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or he made the night and the day go against one another meaning you're always battling the southern position itself and it's heading down and the night is starting to win and as you

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You can see the battle being won by the Knights. And then this battle will start again next morning.

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The succession cost of going back and forth, one behind the other is going to keep happening. I wonder why? And for Who is this summit? Why did they produce the event?

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For the person who wants to make an effort to remember,

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when you say that

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in Arabic language, then what you're saying is that when we do make an effort to remember, you're ready to take advice

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about the people the sharpest intellect, they're the only ones that will take the advice that somebody says something they see. And this is the time that this advice applies. And this is a very important concept. A lot of times when you are doing something wrong, and somebody tries to give you any advice right now.

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Right now, you know, give me a Give me that provide a winner in July, a reminder without a

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phone call, somebody gives you a

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countdown

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right now, to remind

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me the night and the day, he kept going in this way. So that whoever truly has the intention wants to benefit from the reminder, wants to take the reminder seriously wants to make an effort to remember at the right time,

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the connection between

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every single believer that wakes up in the morning, especially in the month of Ramadan, to turn to a life lesson.

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He's holding the sky back

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from destroying, from destroying, literally you can imagine like an earthquake and a building's about to fall, or something's about to fall on you. And the only one being well, there's one person that holding the door for collect collecting on the children, you know, and you say, Come on, come on, when that image is produced, and you have no time, you have no time in the study of the universe. You know, in astronomy, they talk about how the uncountable number of flying objects in the universe that are hurling at massive speed, and any one of them can hit the planet Earth at any time.

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So we're just kind of looking out so far.

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We can do anything about it.

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I mean, there are black holes in the university stars, including all this stuff. And they say there's no scientific way to save the Earth from other destruction. So but you know, holding the sky is whatever is above whatever dangers lie above you out there, I was holding them back from you. And so when you and I see another day come out another morning, when and another night, when that evening, and we sit back against you give me another chance to take advantage of your mind, because I was holding it. And the first time was out that we might have run out. So every single day a believer is supposed to have a sense of urgency, that is unimaginable mercy. And

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because of that he's giving you a beat another day to live another day to counteract

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this guy being held up under conflict with each other continually, you get another day, another night, another day another night. Why so that you can be grateful for the one who tends to be grateful for the one who wants to appreciate. Now there are two things benefiting from the reminder and being grateful. Those are the two things to talk about in this order. I'll say that again. Because this is what we will avoid

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benefiting from the reminder and being grateful. Those are the two things that a lot highlights in the past. Now, the very next time talks about one of the most important aspects of benefiting from their mind. And it's very beautiful, with the sun and then the moon, the sun obviously daytime. So the behavior of the daytime is highlighted. And

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the beautiful, a lot of

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the slaves of

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those who remain slaves themselves to

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whom

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we have fallen into

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place

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and our dresses those things.

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slaves, the slaves of the unimaginably merciful. The first thing that that's unique

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when the slave stands up and call on, hold them up to love

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the slaves of the unimaginable reversible meaning These are the people who are qualified for

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the people to talk about every one of us

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But it

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doesn't do any of this. But we are.

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We have a special,

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special version. What's the first policy is going to describe?

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I will describe

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they do.

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They

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stand in the middle of the night. They never forget the law.

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They're constantly thinking,

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to describe for these special people, special people,

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they walk on the earth, easily.

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Likely, likely, they'll want to make sure nobody wants to know, did you realize I'm here, you know, they'll stomp on the earth when they work. They don't go into the office or going to school or going to anywhere, as they walk in, to make sure everybody realizes I'm here to take it easy, they're not full of themselves. They're really not full of themselves. There reminds me of a funny story. We were out in Islamic program somewhere.

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And this young man really wanted to be noticed, as he walked in, he had shaved on a couple of buttons off of his shirt and kind of like poses and walks in. And he's expecting people to look at. Nobody looked at him. So he walked out

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and walked in again.

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most hilarious.

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But he did all that. Why? Because you want attention. The first benefit of the word own is you don't want to

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be you're just yourself. You're not concerned about other people's opinion about you, and you're just worried about your game. How I'm pretty under guidance here is that you're not when you're walking into the machine, protect yourself How did

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you know

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if this is the self, completely self absorbed type of walk, how would also mean

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the same time this person is a thief. You know, some people are walking down a look on their face an aggressive look, and intimidate.

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You want to stay away from that guy. Or waiting for you to make eye contact. As soon as you make eye contact with him to steer you exposed to I turn the other way. But you only look at them.

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That's the opposite of how they are. And others look at them, they become at least two people calm down by looking at, you know,

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you will be walking on the street, you walk in,

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you walk in, kids run or kid runs

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away from you. You walk into the office, a lot, people are afraid of you and you enjoy that. You know

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that's not supposed to be the case. You're supposed to be humble when you walk, you're supposed to have a life character who you think

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the earth is full of pride fully yourself.

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The mountains with your stomping steps, you don't know yourself, know your

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own demeanor, whether anybody they're talking to or not on their own. They have a decent self respecting but not for themselves kind of as and this is even body language.

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ability is not just in speech. It's even in body with how we carry ourselves and how we go about it.

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I don't even get to talk about anything else. I just like to finish by talking about this. The literal translation of the aisle and many translations, it will be ignorant address them, they say

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whenever the ignorance addresses people they say. But let's dig a little further. This

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is the beginning of this

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talks about all kinds of ridiculous things that the disbelievers claimed against the profits of the long run.

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They made all kinds of theories. He's insane. He's a magician, though he's a victim of magic do on top of that, the dictator.

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He has it written down by somebody hire somebody to transcribe the story they have

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all kinds of interesting that being said, the Messenger of Allah.

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And the response that is the official policy given by London messenger in response to these kinds of ignorant acts is what?

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What.

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What we are learning is sometimes you're talking to somebody and let's explore the word

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control over their emotions.

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restraints. You know, there's a poet in Arabic Who says I wish my my neck was one mile long. Why? Because by the time the words come out of my, my heart, and they're traveling in my neck, I get time to think should this actually be covered?

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By the time the word comes out, oh, man, I shouldn't have said there

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was no restraints over what comes out of his mouth. No restraints.

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Some of you guys know their kids hanging out together. When kids are hanging out together, one of them wants to show up and his friends. So you'll be loud and obnoxious and say obscene things. And his friends. Are you crazy, bro? super crazy. Right?

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This is just let me show you how good I am. Let me prove to you out. And we'll all be proud of it together. That guy's crazy man, you know, people insulting people in public. And that's what

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haka isn't just us in any context. When you address somebody out loud in public, you're trying to embarrass somebody publicly, somebody comes to the table, and

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they don't have any control over the tongue, and

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all of that. How are you supposed to respond? You see, when somebody insults you, the first reaction is Oh, yeah.

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I got a PhD.

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Let me teach you something. And you can you can cuss like a sailor way better than he can. So you can respond to what they say. They say.

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They say these

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are from my side, you're not going to get anything, but

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I would be happy. Because it's going to

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look, I'm a PC. I don't want anything to do with it. Sometimes when people are talking to you in an angry fashion,

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maybe it's like a good friend of mine. You were at this program and his Christian friend, an older gentleman. He figured out

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he started cursing,

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yelling and screaming. He's like, opens on a cane. And he can barely open his eyes, you know, and he's going at an evil stop. And the stuff he says should be really angry. But you know what, this is not new. We are hearing these things about the province of

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the people.

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With the province standing right there.

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Well, the biggest story that really moved me is that people came in, they started the project was sitting with a lover and

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they were sitting together, and these people cursing,

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yelling, screaming, you're talking about his family. You know, the worst thing you can do talk about your family, Christina

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doesn't even go, then they start talking against the messenger they couldn't get under the skin, we should try to insult the messenger. So they start insulting the messengers of

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God as soon as he got up.

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Now, he has a choice. Should I go after these guys? Where should I go after my messenger?

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messenger.

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anyone tell me, he said why.

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And we're sitting there patiently, the angels are surrounding us. And all of them are saying, Look as committed to the truth

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of

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the moment you go away.

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Even the most beloved, you have

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the last thing I want to share with you about

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hopefully some some good lessons for myself, and

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that actually means not being overwhelmed by emotion.

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being overwhelmed by emotion, that is why

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it doesn't mean

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to be completely ignorant, those who don't know, he also has a lot to do with my anger. My emotions get so strong that I do something I regret later.

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Now at home at work from a friend's sometimes somebody is emotional, somebody who's really depressed, somebody really angry, or you know that somebody has a little bit of a minefield emotional minefield, the touch of a little bit of exposure emotionally. You know, there are people like that around you. You should have the common sense.

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Not to poke and prod with those kinds of people. And if you talk to somebody in your family, walk into home, a husband and wife, you walk into home, you look at your wife's face. And if you know your wife, your wife will tell you everything that happened that day.

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And if you're waiting

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to talk to her right now

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And the wife

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she looks.

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She knows this today is a bad idea to ask him for the groceries or talk to him about what we're going to do on the weekend. Let me just let him calm down a little bit. Let him just get it out.

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But if you start from the very beginning what's going to happen? What you should know is going to happen at that time, you're overwhelmed by emotions, or stressed out or depressed, whatever it is, and then they're going to talk back to me, and then you're going to say, Oh, yeah, you have a long day. What about me?

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of

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emotional psychological intelligence. Also, you don't just talk about what you want to talk about, you have to think about what is the emotional state of the person you're addressing, you have to be sensitive to them.

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Not only are you the limit of yourself, the way you carry yourself, you consider what other people are going through before you say something to them. Maybe this is not the best time to give your son a lecture. If he's the most stressed out right now, maybe a little overwhelmed, maybe find a better time is not the best time to tell you why he did something wrong. If you could find a better time to do that. There's a lot of pressure, you know.

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So you're, especially

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the wife is cooking to kids are hanging off of her and all this stuff. And you're like, Hey, you forgot to call in here.

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Find a better time. Hey, you know, this was amazing.

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It'll be like from Jenga.

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You can do that. But

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you know, don't, don't say things

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that are sensitive when they open their mouth as a result of wanting mercy. And this is my final final reminder. And that is that this entire passage was about people with special people that have the mercy of Allah. So to get the special Mercy of Allah, we have to watch what we say that's the first thing

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your spending.

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This is when she first Can you imagine that it

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would be the

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middle of the night. That's when we're talking to Allah. Allah said before I teach you a lot talking to me. I'm going to teach you about something

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that's a matter of your heart to

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your heart because heart and then you can bring me a good heart. You ready to talk to me?

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It's an incredible thing. So we have to become people of conscience, of sensitivity. And a lot of people have put us in the middle of the night, Barack Obama.

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Welcome

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back to the ministry in the last hour that

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was

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coming

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in.

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Nevada kind of coming

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in.

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I bought a lot a lot picked up a lot in the La Jolla

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which is a full bar

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welcome

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along