Ramadan 2016 – Surat al-Baqarah – Day 21

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Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan gives a mesmerizing lecture on different accounts of the Israelites and what is being reminded to them by Allah SWT and through that, reminding us Muslims of what should be done by us.

Firaun had a dream in which he saw a fire emerge from Bayt Al-Maqdis and then the fire entered the houses of Egypt with the exception of the Children of Israel. After the dream, Firaun ordered that every newborn male among the Children of Israel be killed and that the girls be left alone. He also commanded that the Children of Israel be given tasks of hard labor and assigned the most humiliating jobs. Allah SWT says “And in that was a great trial from your Lord,” meaning that although Pharaoh was tormenting them it was in fact a trial from Allah SWT.

Allah SWT shares how He saved the Children of Israel from Firaun. When Prophet Musa AS gathered his people to escape the tyranny of Firaun, he and his army chased them. Allah SWT parted the sea, drowned the army of Firaun and saved Musa AS with his people. All of this happened before their eyes.

“And saved you,” means: Allah saved the Israelites from Firaun and his army while they were watching them, bringing relief to their hearts and humiliation to their enemy.

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prohibitionists everywhere silly Emily melissani kalief hamdu Lillah wa salatu salam ala rasulillah Allah Allah He was a marine from Ahmedabad once again, everyone salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato. Today, we begin a very interesting journey into the accounts of the Israelites, the children of Israel, as Allah reminds them, and through reminding them remind all of us of some of the incredible things that they went through. But before I talk about that, I'd like to remind myself, and all of you that we have now entered into the last 10 nights of Ramadan. And as a result of that, there are just a couple of things I know, you've heard lectures on the last 10 nights and

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later told God that time and time and time again, there's probably pretty, I'm pretty sure there's nothing I can say that's new that you haven't already heard. And that's not the point for which I brought it up. It's simply a reminder for myself and all of you that if we haven't taken advantage of Ramadan, like we should have in those first 20 days, just pretend that Ramadan just started. This is it. This is, this is the last stretch, and instead of allowing your previous failures, and your previous disappointments, to weigh down on you, and allow that pessimism, to, you know, turn these last beautiful opportunities into something sour, just kick everything into high gear, start fresh

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and in shallow data, make the most of it. So I pray that you're able to find new enthusiasm and new motivation in these last 10 nights. And that you're able to instill that enthusiasm into other people around you as well. So that's the first thing about these last 10 nights. The second thing is that this is a time where not only should you try to do more for yourself, recite more Quran, you know, if you haven't been making it to the worship, make it more to the masjid make more da do more thicker all of these things. But also this is a time that Allah azza wa jal describes that he sends the angels from the heavens that there is little melodica, Rafi Habib, niobium and Kali and all

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kinds of decisions and that's saying min Kali amor and leaving it Nikita leaving an open ended suggests that there are things that are actually decided today in these 10 nights a little harder, some things are decided. So you know how there are some people who are away from this Deen. And even within our families, there are people that are not very religious anymore. And they're we're not in touch with them as much there you wouldn't, you know, by even accident, find them near a machine or something. This these are the nights in which maybe a light hafsat has some number for them also, that Allah has something written that their hearts will change also, and you have to be ambassadors

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to those people in these 10 nights, you have to be a vehicle by which maybe even if you just invite them for a thought, or just call and check in on them, you don't have to preach to them necessarily, or make them feel bad about Ramadan or whatever. But just even indirectly, if you try to just get in touch with those that you know have gotten foreign foreign far away from the dean, this is the time to soften those hearts. This is the this is the greatest, these are the greatest 10 nights in like all of humanity, like the best we can ever experience or these opportunities. And there's a reason for which those who have lost most of them did not specify or ultimatum forget which night it's

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gonna be is because, you know, Allah wanted us to share multiple opportunities. And for each of us to assume that every night is it, that every night is it and that's how we should really operate. So May Allah make us of those who are not only you know bettering ourselves in these last 10 nights, but we're able to soften the hearts of the people around us as well starting with our own family and then close friends and colleagues and things like that. So now let's talk about this amazing set of art. Allows origin is now going to remind the Israelites and as I get into this, I have to give you a history lesson here. This is really important to understand. If you don't understand certain basic

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pillars of Jewish history, the Israelite history.

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Look, Ron is going to be very confusing for you. Okay, so ally is talking to them, like I told you yesterday, he's talking to them. So that actually means they already know. But that doesn't mean that I know or, you know, as a matter of fact, even the Sahaba, who were from Makkah, well, the Lahore 100 million, they didn't know they learned over time because as the Quran more and more was revealed, they learned the history of musala Islam of use of La Salaam, for instance, Yusuf Alayhi Salaam is a fundamental piece of Jewish history, you know, the the story of Joseph even in the Bible in the Old Testament, and this is something that the Arabs didn't know, they had no idea what this

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who this man was what he went through, actually, the only thing that's avenue of use of Allah Islam was what was revealed in the Quran. And there's five times that detail in the Bible that they had no idea what but the Jewish people did, they had a lot more details in the Quran corrected a lot of those details and confirm some of those details. In any case, you need to understand this, like just the milestones, the major pillars of Jewish history that led them to where they are, even today, actually, part of it is something that leads them to even today. So Ibrahim, they in their tradition, this is something we don't have they have in their tradition, Abraham Ibrahim Alayhi

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Salam was actually in the land of Canaan, and he was in this sacred land, with regard actually took a promise from or made a promise to him that he's going to promise this entire region to him. And he's going to have as many children as the stars, and his children are going to have great, great victory in the land. And then he also promised him that some of his children are going to be turned into slaves, and they're going to suffer and toil in the land, and then God will deliver them and give them the land that he promised Abraham. So in the Jewish mindset, the promise made to Abraham and Abraham is a promise of land. Okay, and they're entitled to that land because of the promise

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made by me to Abraham and Abraham. I'm fascinated by this. Because in the Quran, Allah did another promise to Abraham, it said, he fulfilled his vow for sending the final messenger, that promise somehow forgot, forgotten, but the promise of land is somehow remembered. Right. So it's actually very selective the record that we get from that side of the story, but in any case, so that's the promise that was made to them. And what other Instagram has many children, the two famous ones from whom there's a lineage of prophets is actually you know, his smile and his help. And this is a story of his heart. So it's Marino's, on the other side, we're talking about his hug Isaac as the Bible

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calls, right. So it's Hakata, he

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has a son named yopu, Jacob, and yaku has 12 sons. One of them is Yusuf Joseph, is, you know the story, his brothers were jealous of him. And they actually sold him into slavery, or actually throw them in a well from where he got sold into slavery, the people who bought him travel across the land with him and bring him into the kingdom of Egypt, where a minister buys him. And now over time, fast forward, he's a slave inside of a castle. But as the turn of events go, and you guys know the story of survival, so I'm not here to tell you that story. But he's basically turned into a minister. And he's the reason he's turned into a minister is that he has a plan that will secure that particular

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region that is by the Delta, and the Egyptians were very well off because they were right by the Delta river, you know, a part of the Nile. And they were like a flourishing agricultural society also. But now, you know, the king See, keep seeing this dream, or he sees this dream. And nobody can interpret it and use of a salon basically, correctly, interprets it and says, This is what needs to happen. You need to you know, I know how to handle this crisis situation. He's made minister. And actually, there's now interesting record, even of how there's an artificial lake, it's called Bad use of To this day, actually, that he even he even had a separate canal dug to have water re

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transferred from the main river onto the side that can be used for storage. And so when the river dried up, because he the dream was interpreted as seven good years followed by seven bad years, how does an agricultural society gets seven bad years when the river dries up. So the river dried up, there's no more water, but now because of the use of there is actually still a water reservoir in the region. And agriculture continues, otherwise, it would not have continued. In the meantime, this river is very long. And this kingdom, which of which use of is apart is one of many small kingdoms along the river. And all these small kingdoms start going bankrupt, because they don't have any any

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food left anymore. And all up and down the river. There are people that are starving, and now they're coming to the one place that has a food supply. So they're all now lined up to cut trying to get food restore, you know, reserves from this, the Egyptian empire that still has that still economically thriving in a time of crisis, where everybody else is in crisis. This is, by the way, part of global economy. You know, when you have an economy or a society where there's the it's difficult to get jobs, it's hard to run a business, there's a rise in crime or corruption. And then there's one nation or two nations that are thriving. There's lots of jobs there, there's security

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there. Then there's a mass immigration that happens to those countries, kind of like the story of immigration to the United States. Not much different.

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From the story of immigration to Australia and things like that, right, so you have people that are coming from countries where the opportunities were missing, or they were getting a higher education, but still selling fruits on the street, and they had to get a better job and they, you know, people make an exodus for economic reasons. So people are now coming and getting food supply from Egypt as a result of the strategy divided by use of honey syrup. But over time now, there's historians differ, but I'm going to give you at least one version that seems intriguing to me, and inshallah on a later occasion, we'll do a deep dive into Jewish history, as you know from from biblical sources,

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academic sources, Egyptology sources, the Quran, and kind of try to map a complete picture because the Quran only gives you bits and pieces, right? It's making its its point to make the believers grateful and to make the Israelites grateful. So it's not a history book. But it does point to the importance of history, which means we have to do our own searches, we have to do our own digging, right. So anyway, the bottom line is now all these other empires are getting weaker and weaker, because they don't have one. They don't have food. And now they're, even if they're going to go buy food, they don't have much to sell, like, what are they going to give to get the food, right? So

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slowly, but surely, they start giving up their land for food. And once they started giving up their land, eventually, things get so desperate, they even started getting up themselves, putting themselves in a state of slavery, for food. So actually, the economic, you know, like flip that use of La Salaam was the result of over time led to the empowerment of Egypt more than it ever had experienced before. And before you know it, they became the dominant power in the land, they were one of many kingdoms, but now they became the pharaohs became like the ultimate kingdom, there is another, you know, opinion about how user friendly son was under a different Empire, not the

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pharaohs. And things we're not going to go there yet. In any case, now, these people are the dominant power in the land, and wonder the dominant power in just take a step back when Yusuf Alayhi Salam was able to save the region, because of his economic plan. And he was made a minister and he proved himself, the way to reward that kind of behavior is to give you special position, and to sponsor your family now, his extended family, his brothers, and his parents, but they don't live in Egypt, they live in the lands that have now been become, they become barren, and they're now no longer irrigated. So it's almost impossible to live there. But because of his contributions to

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Egypt, he's allowed to sponsor all of his family, and now all of his brothers after the forgiveness or whatever happens, they live with him in Egypt, and they're given some of the best real estate in Egypt, these 12 brothers are given some of the best land in Egypt, by the water that you know, you can, you can say they live in California, basically, okay. And they're they've lived there living it up, they have a good life there. Now, what happens, you know, these 12 Brothers, over a couple of centuries, these are 12 families, these these, you know, 7080 100 people are now hundreds of 1000s of people. There are lots and lots and lots and lots of them. These are not locals, these are

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immigrants, right? And they are now not just immigrants, they're wealthy immigrants, because they're very, very, very well off because they started off well off as a result of the favor of the king to them, right. So now what happens to a local population, when they see that the locals are not as wealthy, but the immigrants are living in the best neighborhoods, and they're much wealthier than we are, we need to get these people out of our land. They're sucking our economy dry. They're the problem. As a matter of fact, this mentality isn't just ancient, it's timeless. Recently, I was in Sri Lanka. And in Sri Lanka, the Muslim population is, you know, roughly 10%, there are estimates

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that vary, but 10% or so, there's a big, you know, Buddhist population, there's a Hindu population, there are other populations, right. And the Muslims, surprisingly, this is one of the most surprising places in the world, the Muslims are actually an economic powerhouse. They are, they are some of the wealthiest some of the most successful entrepreneurs, some of the most, you know, valuable real estate across the coast. You know, some of the most expensive areas are Muslim owned, right, the Chinese are coming in fast, but then again, where the Chinese coming, but anyway, they're there, you know, but the Muslims are, the Muslims are actually in a pretty good position of power.

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And what happens to the mat, the majority Buddhist population, there's a lot of, you know, the Buddhists are like you, I mean, what do you know about Buddhism, peace, becoming become one with the mountain, like, float in the air, that's what you know about, like, now, their their talks and their conventions, and their speeches are all about inciting hatred for Muslims, because they're sucking the economy dry. They're the they're the they're the you know, they're the locus of the society or whatever, they're the cancer of the society. We need to exterminate them. There have been riots, not too recently, not too long ago, in Sri Lanka against the Muslims before you know, and some

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hamdulillah the violence is quelled, but this does become a serious problem. Why? Because they see them as outsiders who have all the money. That mentality is still there. And that mentality will continue to be there in different populations. Anyway, the Egyptians developed this mentality, these foreigners, they have this all this all this control all this power, and they're only increasing a number. You know, they have

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Way too many children, this needs to come to an end, they're gonna they're gonna take us over. If we don't stop this, you know, problem, these guys are gonna keep multiplying until they take us over. So more, much more sweeping, rigid, harsh policies, over a few generations are implemented against the children of Yaqoob, who are now in the hundreds of 1000s. Right, but much harsher. You know, policies are implemented, you can say, you know, they were kind of like patriot acts were signed back in the day. And you know, they were only allowed to live in certain neighborhoods, and they couldn't move out of those neighborhoods, then they were given hard labor. According to the Old

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Testament, they were given difficult jobs to do. Some of the more Hollywood versions of this is they were made to carry those ancient bricks to put the pyramids together, that's not historically accurate. They were made to construct bricks, bricks for all kinds of construction. So they were no matter what they did before if they had noble professions of, you know, you could say white collar jobs. Now they were all doing blue collar jobs, and they were essentially overtime turned into the slaves. Okay, so they weren't there now in the most destitute situation. And then even more drastic measures were taken, the drastic measures taken were that if their population is getting too big,

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they might rebel against us. So every now and then, we're gonna actually if their population is getting out of hand, we're going to take all the newborn boys and execute them and Quran will comment about that too. Now Allah xojo says In this ayah Where is not j now coming around when we rescued you, from the followers of Pharaoh and from the descendants of Pharaoh and I will also translate this as the people of Pharaoh comes from Alaia, Oulu, which means to attribute yourself to someone. So this could be the legacy of the pharaohs, which means the dynasty of the pharaohs, it could also mean that people who were politically associated with the pharaohs meaning the entire

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system of the pharaohs, right, the entire military regime, the generals, they will all come under on all the associates, although all the people who affiliated themselves with the pharaohs would also come under it is different from a hell it's different from a hen. So Allah is more broad. It's not just a family of your own, but it's actually all those who associated themselves with the film, you could say the entire Pharaoh dynasty, when we rescued you from the pharaoh dynasty. Now it's interesting that I'll use the word Nadine outcome Naja in Arabic as opposed to Angela, there's two both both words are translated as rescue. But Naja from the field from a longer pattern actually

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suggests one one of two things it could mean over and over again, time and time again. We rescued you time and time again. We rescued you. It also could mean we rescued you little by little over time. Now how in the world does that work? Let me tell you a little bit more about that story. Now these people are living as slaves and their their situation has become pretty bad from the Jewish tradition point of view whose words are being fulfilled God's words that were given to Abraham, right? And he told it he told Abraham that your children are going to be or the you know, your offspring are going to be enslaved, but they're going to be rescued. Now in that midst Yusuf Ali

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Salaam is born. And he's actually born at a time when the newborns are supposed to be killed. But miraculously, Allah saves him you know the story about the you know, the, the baby was going down the river masala Salaam, right? Yeah, so I'm slip of the tongue. So busara Islam is now rescued, he's up in the castle, he's going to be raised there. And then he's going to accidentally kill someone he's gonna run away from Egypt and fast forward. Now, some pretty cool aspects of the story. But anyway, he comes back to Egypt, and he challenges the Pharaoh. And when he challenges the Pharaoh, the pharaoh rejects him outright. Right and he makes sure that Messiah Islam is going to be

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humiliated. And in order to do so he brings the best magician's he can from all the different lands. And it's interesting, Allah says in the Quran that his ministers advised him well, but I feel that he has ushered in a point from all of the cities, those who can gather meaning gather the best magicians, which means the Egyptian Empire isn't limited to one city or two cities. It's many, many cities expanded across the region, and they're going to bring the best of the magician's to challenge Musa alayhis salam. So when they're going to challenge Mousavi Salam and they're defeated publicly. Now, there's really no face left, the Egyptian Empire has now been weakened, because

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publicly the pharaoh has been humiliated. Now he's really upset. And this is a time where they were basically about to execute, they were going to kill all the children of the newborns again, put them in their place, you know, so the the AI actually allows it, which I mentioned in solara for kolomela woman coming around musawah coma who the generals from the nation of the Pharaoh said, Are you seriously still going to leave Moosa and his people you've seen to fill out the they're going to keep making more trouble in the land, wherever Qawwali Attica and you're gonna keep him leave, and he's already abandoned you and your gods. Allah, no, Cthulhu abna home. He said, You know what, it's

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time to put them in their place. Fine. I don't have to kill Musa because you know if Iran loved Musa too much, so he couldn't get himself to kill him. But he said that doesn't mean we can't put the Israelites in their place. If they think they're getting too powerful.

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Know how to put them back in their place will slaughter their sons, when they're stuck at home and will let their women live? well enough, alcohol can erode and we're gonna be overpowering them. Don't worry about it. Well, we'll show them who's boss, basically enough alcohol or heroin, they were gonna execute this plan. But Allah had his own plan. So what I did was he gave musala Hassan seven punishments to deliver to the people of Egypt. altogether. musasa was given nine signs, two of them were immediate. Two of them were the hand, and the staff. Everybody knows about those two. Then came another seven, those seven came when the Pharaoh had decided, what's he going to do? Kill all

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the boys, kill all the old newborn boys of the children of Israel. Now these seven came one after the other, and they hit them hard, they hit them so hard, they couldn't even think about killing anybody because they were in a situation of emergency. Imagine, for example, that the government of a nation, the police is being gathered to, you know, barricade or raid a certain neighborhood. And they're getting ready, they're putting their guns on, they're putting their vest on and everything else, and there's an earthquake, or there's a flood, or there's some, you know, domestic tragedy, some national natural disaster, all the forces and all the security forces and all the police

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apparatus, military apparatus, everything gets used to deal with the disaster, isn't it? So what happens is they were about to go on the military campaign against the civilian population of the Israelites. But Allah had his own plan, he starts hitting them with sign after sign after sign. So what happens is that the the river that used to irrigate them turns into blood, it entirely turns into blood and all the fish die, and the whole thing starts stinking, and nobody can drink water. Then when they were relieved from that for a little bit, and they were just about to recuperate, they were hit with frogs, you know, and they literally they'd open up a pot where they were cooking

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rice, there'd be frogs inside, they couldn't go to sleep in bed and their frogs in their bed frogs everywhere. And then that that sign would come to an end locus would hit them, you know, these giant, you know, bug things that would just come and take over some of you are really into Hollywood, you probably saw a movie like the mummy or something. You saw the giant locusts or whatever you like. Yeah, that's, that's Islamic knowledge I can deal with, you know, so.

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But that's more dramatize. But the idea was there was an infestation out of control. And so one after the other after the other, and this happened not for months or weeks. This actually Koran says, this scene, this actually went on for years. This act, this crisis situation went on for years now, when when a nation deals with an emergency, it takes a lot of its resources. It's not true. If a nation is dealing with, you know, national level disaster situations, not for weeks or months, but for what years, it is going to deplete its resources, it's going to weaken that nation, and they were actually becoming weakened and weakened and weakened and weakened and hit hard. And one of the

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last punishments that the Bible mentions Quran doesn't mention it. But the Bible mentions is God sends a punishment that all of the firstborn children of the people of Egypt are the ones who sided with around their firstborn children all died, including Pharaoh's own son. He also died. Now what was their plan to do with the Israelites kill all the boys. And the last punishment sent to them was all of their firstborns were killed. Right, so that this they're just hit being hit. And they say, there was wailing happening across the land. And the only people saved from it was the people of Egypt or the people of Israel, the children of Israel, who had marked their their doors with like

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sheep's blood, that sacrifice an animal market, and God would spare those homes. That's the biblical account of the story. But anyway, one thing's for sure. Even from the man's point of view, these people are incredibly weakened. But who keeps getting spared from these punishments.

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Children are busy, they're so they're living in the same land. But they're not getting hit with them. They have water, they get clean water, they don't get hit with frogs, they don't have locusts. They're spared from all of it. Everybody around them is having trouble. And they're not having trouble. It reminds me I know, it's silly, but it reminds me of Pink Panther. I know that's very dated for some of you. But there are episodes where like, it's raining really hard. And you know, he's got an umbrella. And then it only starts raining under the umbrella and everything else is fine. Like it's just for him.

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So the idea is that they were this was like custom designed punishments for the people of Egypt. And while the Israelites are living in the same exact land, they're being spared. So when you read this ayah we over and over again kept on rescuing you. If not dynaco mean Alif Iran, we kept on rescuing you from the people of Egypt and from the followers of of the Pharaoh. Then what you're learning also is a lot kept rescuing them from the same things that were afflicting the people of Egypt, the rest of the people of the Pharaoh. But then another meaning also is now that they're weakened, when they were strong. They had very tight security controls. But now that they're weakened their

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security and defense and border control and control, all of that has now become weak. So now the

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The Israelites that want to escape Little by little, they're starting to slip out of Egypt. So it's not like one Exodus necessarily were all the Israelites came out of the land all at one time. They started slipping away, little by little by little. And you know, these are people that were slaves, right. So now the ruling classes noticing there's a lot more absences, there's already a 30% decline in the you know, and there's the last batch that was left basically is the batch with massada salaam. And that's actually the point where the pharaoh decided I've had enough I'm ready to kill Musab myself, all in all up until now, his plan was we're gonna kill who, the Israelites not Moosa,

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we're gonna spare moose because he loves moose out too much. But when these nine signs were done, and there was finally relief, and you know how the relief came. It's also Quranic point of view is very interesting. They were so humbled. These Pharaohs believed that they were descendants of the gods. And Pharaoh himself called himself hon como Allah, he considered himself God. Right?

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They came to a point of being humbled when they came to Musa alayhis salam and said, Oh, the rule in Arabic, call your call Europe for us, pray to him, so he can rescue us from this punishment. So they were actually now humbled to the point where they came to a messenger they don't believe in and said, You need to pray, because your God needs to take it easy on us now. And when the relief came, they saw this as the opportunity to finally take revenge. When the relief came, they gathered their forces and said we need to we need to crush these people now that we can. Another piece of this that I didn't mention to you is actually things became so desperate according to the biblical account and

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there's some corroboration possibly seems from Egyptian Egyptian records also, that people would come to them, the the slave owners, the Egyptians would come to the Israelites for food for water, because they are the ones who have it. And they actually started giving up their gold and silver and valuables just to survive. And now the slaves were getting wealthy. You know, and this is actually something possibly alluded to in the Quran. When Allah talks about the Israelites, he says about them, that he will give them the earth in inheritance. When the human body Thien, Allah will make them those who inherit you inherit something that somebody gives up and it's yours now the people

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were giving up their properties and you know things to the to the Israelites, so they left with quite a bit. And that's what explains that when they cross the water where they get all the gold from to make the golden calf, you understand they made a golden calf if they're running desperately with nothing on them, then how are they going to get all those goals and make a golden calf from you know, it wasn't made of candy wrappers? So they they left loaded, man, they went like they went hooked up. So that's probably another reason the Egyptians were like, now that we have relief, we better kill them because they took all my jewelry man. Oh, we're gonna get them. So anyway, now Now

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listen to this brief account. This is the power of the Koran, to be succinct, to be abbreviated and capture entire volumes of Jewish history. And Allah does this particularly the Jewish history of many accounts, if not China, commonly found when we continually and gradually rescued you from the affiliates and those associated with with the Pharaoh. Yes, who Muna comes to another strange word, your sunako some I assume, actually tolerable Salah or Silla. This is actually used in Arabic for wanting something of high value, wanting or getting behind something of high value. It comes in the meaning of Yerba Buena comes to Allah that they got after you with the worst kinds of punishments.

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But the use of the word is very strategic. I feel the more you study this history, the more you realize they were using the Israelite people as a commodity. And so the verb used is the one used for commodities. Yes, who munakata they were using you and they were after you like someone is after a commodity, something to use in business. They you were a part of their economy, because the slave economy was the one driving a lot of the massive architecture and infrastructure in the building of the Egyptian Empire. So that's all you were to them. You were just an economic incentive to them. And they were just using you like that like like someone would use animals. So yeah, so moolah come

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soon. And as with the most horrible, ugly type of punishments, you that'd be hoonah Abner accom they would extensively slaughter your sons, and you'd be hoonah could mean mass slaughter or mercilessly slaughter as opposed to yet bahuguna but you can be hoonah just like before we saw net Jaina come with the shadow. You have user beholder, like the highlight ninja before suggesting that they didn't do this at one shot. Every time they thought the population is getting too big. We need to do population control. That's when they wiped out the boys. So they would kill all the boys. But then Allah mentions well yes the union this outcome he they would allow your women to live now on the one

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hand, it's up not accom Let me apologize Rocco. Yeah, and user B una rajala como esta kuna. Nisa calm because there is a correlation between men

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And women, but he didn't say men and women. He said he slaughtered your sons. I was expecting him to say he spared your daughter's journey where you're stuck, you know, fanatical the word, but not was expected. But he didn't do that. He said, You who have not come when you're stuck, you know, this is why I mentioned this. I mean, as I said, this law, he actually had this thought I thought of this myself, that I kind of I read a few deficit and this was actually found including a slightly document Atlanta liberal Koran, which is written in oldu, suggesting that actually allows describing an added humiliation not only the the spirit of the baby girls, they allow them to grow into women,

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so they could have their way with them, and to turn them into slaves inside and put them in their, you know, their harems. And, you know, for them to be maids and things like that. And because they're a slave class, you they have no, they have no say in what is done with them. And now these women, you know, how close to our hearts are the women of our household, and how protective is a believer of the dignity of the women of his household. And these are Muslims, these are the Muslims of that time, don't think of the Jews as some other religion, they are the Muslims of that time, and their women are now slaves to the palace to the elite, and they can harass them and do whatever and

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you can open your mouth. This was the humiliation that is described in the beginning. It's actually and it goes in progression. They were slaughtering your sons, which is like unimaginable that babies are being killed thrown in the river. There actually accounts that they said to their you know, they had midwives to deliver children. And the midwives were given instruction some years that if it's a boy just toss them in the river right away. As soon as delivery happens, just toss them in the river. That was the instruction as unimaginable and horrific as that is on top of that is the added humiliation that they would reap upon the women. While you're stuck unicycle calm, they would allow

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the women to live meaning to let them grow so that they can you know, they can use them wifis alikhan, Bella Ravi Kumar theme, and in all of that, there was a massive, massive trial for all of you. You know, one thing I didn't mention to you guys before, is something that should be given to the credit of the Israelites, despite all the things that were wrong with them.

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They are historically the only religion in the world that survived as long as they did with maintaining a belief in one God, they forgot about the al Qaeda, they messed up with their profits, they did a lot of really bad stuff. I'm not absolving them of any of it. But there's one thing they maintained that they didn't let go of. And even when they added check, and the profits came and they removed the shift, in some way or the other, allegedly, overall, you can say this is probably the only religion before Islam, which is the original Islam that did not let go of the concept of one God. Everywhere else in the world, either a snake is being worshipped or, you know, scorpions being

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worshipped or the stars are being worshipped or something is or philosophies being worshipped logic is being worshipped. God is not being worshipped. God is not being declared the supreme ruler of all, these were the only people and that's actually part of a need for blood to come under. I mean, that I've gave you preference over all other nations of the world. You know, so part part of that great test at those times, when nations go through a horrible trial, when nations are at the verge of extinction, when they've suffered the loss of children, when they've suffered humiliation of the women when these kinds of things happen you know what happens to people they lose their religion?

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Why didn't God help us? I used to be Muslim I'm not anymore because of this, this this is this because of what I've gone through. And it's actually understandable a lot of people lose faith because of tragedy. And this is actually to their credit Allah azzawajal says for both to come and and I mean, I gave you preference over all other nations in the world part of that preferences despite that they still remained under hate in some way or the other. That's so where we give criticism you also have to give credit where it's due right? Well, it's gonna be cool to have now Allah is fast forwarding we continuously slowly dripped out the rescue for you while they were doing

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all of these policies. But finally we gonna be kumal Bihar masala Salaam is given instruction as sleepy Abadi Leyland in Nakamoto Barun leave in the middle of the night, you're going to be followed, leave in the middle of the night you but you're going to be followed. So it's not some long drawn out plan of an exit. You know, like when our families are going to travel and say, Hey, we're leaving tomorrow morning. I need like four days to pack. You know, you can't tell me tonight that we're leaving tomorrow. And how long have we gone for ever? forever. Let's go

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south and whatever families were left and the hundreds, if not 1000s are not going to pack in the middle of the night and a lot revealed to musante salaam you are going to be followed they're going to find out that you've gone and they're going to come after you that's the plan on their end. So now they go and they're escaping and they reach the very brink of the water. And I'm not going to describe where that water is in shallow one day we'll go through maps and stuff so I can show you visually where this took place and how according to the best records that are available. But anyway, so they get to the water and the water is still the water

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You can't just take mothers and old ladies and men and children and jump into a, you know, until a large body of water, whether it's the lake or the, or the sea or whatever, you know a river, and they see the dust rising from behind. The Pharaohs are coming. And their forces are coming. And here you have a civilian population. And they're getting closer and closer and closer. And nothing's happened yet. And they actually turn to Moosa and they say, you've gotten us killed

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this because of you, we're gonna we're all gonna get killed.

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And Allah has always been, you know, describes the epic words of musante sounds so beautiful man, I just the scene is beyond like, there's one thing I want to go to john, I just asked her the scene I got want the 3d view of the scene with like, you know, drone cameras and stuff. I need to see what was happening here. He says, Can law in America be? Say Dini? No, my master is with me, He will guide me.

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And then a lot of us to him to strike the staff. And the water starts partying. And both sides got told the loving like two mountains formed of water. And the people start going through. And this hungry like tyrant that was thirsty for blood, running, running, running, he gets to the brink, and he sees these people right at the bottom of the water, crossing through. He's not going to let us pray, go, his thirst for blood is too much. He asks his armies to charge even they're not understanding what's happening here. How is water standing like this? Some modern historians have tried to say it was probably low tide.

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You know, and they got through and as soon as the pharaoh came, it became high tide. Or there was a very strong wind pushing the water aside, and then the wind left and they if the wind is strong enough to push the water, how are people getting through?

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It's just hard to wrap their head around a miracle, right? So you know, once we start trying to scientifically explain away the miracles of Allah, and the miracles are associated with the staff of Musa alayhis salam you know, what are you going to do when he strikes the staff and 12 Springs come out? What are you going to do? What are you going to say? Well, those are the only intricate plumbing system already available from the inside. You know, he just there was a faucets there and he just tapped them with is he talking about 12 Springs came out and by the way when you strike the staff once how many places should water come out of even if it does come out one place? How many

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places that have come in from 12 places?

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It makes no scientific sense and that's fine it doesn't have to make scientific sense these are the we believe in miracles we do that's part of our human why we believe in them inshallah later discussion but for now there is no you know if you're saying that faith is our faith is only plausible if these incredible you know interventions from Allah have to be explained away as regular phenomenon just everyday things that happened

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why do we believe in miracles Why do we believe in the aid of Allah you know, so now it's gonna be cool when we separated started because of you become the bank could be somebody here because of you or right as you stood there back could be for love also, as you stood there you saw the waterpark for Angelina calm notice a different word for the rescue. We rescued you again Allah says but this time instead of saying finat Jaina calm like in the previous hire. Now he says for Angelina calm. Now if Allah is used when something is a done deal complete an absolutely done, there is no process you remember I told you they were escaping little by little possibly. But when Allah says angina

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commit means we rescued you once and for all, it was done deal. In other words, you are not going to be in any danger from the pharaoh anymore. This is it. So we rescued you once and for all. And how do we do so well as rocking around and we drowned the entire following of Pharaoh and the legions of around the descendants of Pharaoh and the entire dynasty that followed into the water. And Allah then describes what anthem done Varun and you people were looking back staring. Those same Pharaohs that claim to be God, you couldn't look them in the eye. You used to be terrified of them. Just moments ago you thought they are death. And now you're seeing those that you never thought would

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fall die in front of your eyes. Well, I'm Tom Tom guru and they couldn't believe what they're seeing with their eyes. That same water they came through is now crushing around. And so now they're in the in the desert.

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And the next chapter in the life of Musashi Salaam begins. And when this chapter begins, by the way, before I go on, may some of you may have heard of the Jewish celebration of Passover, okay. Every year Jews have a special dinner with their family and they break bread and they have certain rituals they perform for 1000s of years they've been doing this called the Passover. You know what that is? It's a celebrate

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One of the Exodus them getting through the water. It's a celebration of how they survived from the clutches of it on. They celebrate it to this day, I was watching a documentary about the just today. And one of the rabbis being interviewed said the most epic words. Sometimes I watch these documentaries just because to me, they are also to see the Quran will lie sometimes. So he says, He says, when we celebrate Passover, it is like we are there at the water. We relive that incredible moment where God rescued us. We become one with those people. We are them and they are us. And I said, Whoa, that's why even 1000s of years leader, a lot of talks to you and doesn't say we rescued

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them from the water. What does he say we rescue them from funnel, he says we rescued you. He uses the word you because in their mindset, they actually literally mentally, psychologically, emotionally associate themselves every year with that in that event, they bind themselves to it that's not even from somebody else that's from the horse's mouth, they're saying it themselves. And so the Quran is very accurate in capturing their mindset. When it speaks to the Jews of Medina, as though they're the Jews of the time of the Exodus. That's actually their mentality. And now they're in the desert. And the desert. There's another another adventure that's taking place a lot in this

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first passage of Jewish history is going to give the brief version then as we travel through the surah he's going to open up some of these things in detail. So it's a part of the style of the Quran to be brief first, and to open things up as they go. Right. So now they're in the desert, and Allah azza wa jal calls Musa alayhis salam for revelation. Allah is going to call him and for for 40 nights, and he's going to spend, he's going to fast he's going to worship Allah. And at the end of it all, Allah is going to reveal Torah to him. So masala Salaam, who's in charge of this community is going to leave his brother behind who's his brother, how Donati Salaam is going to leave his

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brother behind Ally's calling me to the mountain of Tour, which is across on the other side of the water. So now masala Sam leaves them. And he goes to tour. By the way tour also important because that's where he was to begin with when he first spoke with a large origin. So he's being called at the same mountain again, what is what are the DA Musa in LA Latin, when we call Musa to fulfill the obligation of 40 nights. So mahatama Angela, then even then, now he's gone. So you can worship, you know, only one Illa he's gone and you come back in his absence, you take all the gold that you've gathered, and somehow the shaytani idea comes in your head, that we're best going to be able to

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worship Allah, if we have something visual in front of us. And they put this cow thing together. Some argued even in their records that we didn't worship the cow. It was just a means for us to remember God's gift for us. You know, why do you even call them and there were some several pagan pagan traditions in the area who did visualize God as a cow. But a lot of them actually worshipped a living cow. They actually worshipped a living cow. So they made a representation of this cow. The details of the story are later on in the Quran. How did they think like this, what got them to think this way? The story of summary is later on in the Quran. But so I won't go into that detail yet. But

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anyway, you started worshiping the calf member and he even after, even though he was gone meaning or mean could actually hear being right after he was gone. It didn't take much for you to fall into this evil practice and how Islam tries to stop them, but they won't stop. This is interesting. The Quran says that Harun Ali Salaam tried to stop them, and they wouldn't do it and Musa was mad at him. And he says that they wouldn't listen. Basically, the Bible says he was part of making the idol.

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The Bible actually accuses How do not a surah the Quran came and proved how long Elisa lamb is innocent. And this is a recurring theme in the Quran. The Quran rescues the dignity of prophets that have been tainted in the changes made in the Bible. The Bible actually says horrible things about profits, but on comes along and says no, that's not true. That's not true. And that's not true. And it fixes the record. And so it also fixes the record in the case of heroin or the history. Okay, so so much the customer a gentleman by the by the way, I'll I'll break the surprise to you for now, from now, later on, they're going to be given a command and what's the command going to be you must

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slaughter a cow. And what color cow should it be?

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Should be yellow, remember that Safra yellow is the closest to what? Gold they have the love of the calf in their minds and their hearts and to break it allows them to chose even the color of the cow that will break this ugly, you know, mythology that they've inserted into their hearts and to crush that by when they ask more questions that came down to a yellow cow. That's bright, fattier on low new Ha. It's bright and it's color. Why do you think is yellow is because of the golden calf that they worshiped. Okay, so what went on via the moon and you you were though criminals. You

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was the wrongdoers you had done this, Allah is now by saying unto mwalimu, telling the Jews of Medina, you're not very different from those among you that did that, who didn't show loyalty to Musa alayhis salam, then if you weren't even willing to show loyalty to musante salaam if you went for just 40 days, and behind him, you forgot everything he taught you that now 1000s of years later, how will you show loyalty to the Torah revealed to Mossad Islam? How are you going to show that to me now? Well, anthem volley moon also suggests and you're still wrongdoers, you did it back then. And you're still the same way. Like it's a scathing criticism of those who rejected the Prophet

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sallallahu sallam, and Allah says, still not a phono and coming back the Dalek, then we pardoned you, then we lovingly pardon you even after that it happened. Even after that horrible event that you committed chick, we pardoned you. But that pardon was not cheap. As we will see later on, when Allah takes this nation, and he's gonna cleanse them, they're supposed to be the model for humanity. And some of them have clearly committed treason against their profit.

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And those that have defied this profit from the people of Egypt have been killed already.

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The people of Iran have already been killed. But those who are rejecting Islam from within his people, they're also going to be given the same punishment, they must also be killed. And so that happens later on, that he's going to be given the commandment, and we'll see. And actually, the biblical account is way tougher. The Quran makes passing reference, when you read the Bible's account of men musala Islam said, Go find your own brother and then kill them.

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Like they literally pulled out their swords, and they have to go kill each one of them that had worshipped a cat. And that's the only way God will forgive you. And then they went back to seek forgiveness anyway. So my iPhone, and I'm coming back, then we pardon you, even after that had occurred, that Allah come to Sharon, hopefully, from now on, you'll be grateful, hopefully, from now on, you'll appreciate. What did they not appreciate? They're actually thinking that this is a horrible situation, we're out in the middle of the desert, we need some, you know, we need some help from God, we can't wait, what are we going to do for 40 days, we're going to die of starvation, we

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need some way of, you know, drawing on divine help. You know, when when when Muslims become far from the teachings of their profits, because these are Muslims, I keep saying that they're not when you when I call them Jews, you might think they're a different religion, they're not. This is the Muslims of that time. That's why they're the parallel with us. When Muslims get away from the teachings of their profits, then those teachings get replaced with creative, weird practices,

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that nobody understands where they came from, but they follow them. And they think somehow, the help of Allah will come when they follow these weird, strange, inexplicable kinds of rituals, let's turn the lights off and dance. And Allah will be happy with us. You know, let's make strange sounds in a room and jump around in circles. And somehow this will bring about the pleasure of Allah, the farther you get from the teachings of your profits, the more the stranger practices enter into your religion, you know, and you have parts of the Muslim world today where Muslims are really enter things like, oh, man, I need to go to this guy, he can do some magic for me, or they can find the

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can collagen, so that they can, you know, cause these to to get divorced, or whatever else. These are the exact things I've been used for I used to do exactly this stuff. And now you find so many Muslims caught up in this nonsense, absolute nonsense. And they're not only caught up in it, when they are immersed in these kinds of ignorant, you know, deviated practices, cult like practices, when you remove them from them, they become like, emotionally disabled, like disturbed. Like, they're really they're very, like emotional, and super possessive and protective of these practices. You can't even say anything about them. There are places in the world, Muslim world, where people

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openly make sense out in front of graves openly, with no shame whatsoever. They just make sense that right in front of the graves. And if you go there, and you just say one thing about, you know, the law has to do one for somehow it says only done before a law. And you don't have to go to a special place and ask for an MC slaughter, you don't make the law to dead people. You don't go in front of people who have passed away and say, because of your goodness, do this that that or the other, what are you doing? What do you what Where did you get this? Where did this come from, you know, and questioning it can get you killed? there that mindless questioning it can get you killed? You know,

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what is the solution to all of this, the solution to all of that is not questioning it. The solution to all of it is to bring back a love of Allah 's book. Because when you bring people back to the love of Allah His book, then this filth starts going away on its own. They were worshiping the calf, what did musala salaam come back with? He came back with a large book thought he came back with a rod and the rod was the means by which they wouldn't fall into this mess again. We are so far from Quran now that it's no surprise that these things are happening. I can guarantee you people that are involved in these practices have never deeply taken a look at the Fatiha

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They've never truly taken a look at sorts of the class. They've never gone through even a little bit of certain Baccarat. Why? Because as you go through Quran, you know what happens, use a key him, it starts purifying people, it starts purifying the way they think. It starts purifying their feelings and their emotions, they on their own come to the realization that these things are wrong. the wrong approach is to actually say this is haram. This is shark, this is bad, this is bad. You can see that all you want, they're going to become even more defensive and do it even more.

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That is not going to solve anybody's problem user at least I did. I'm gonna be

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Hulu. That's how you're supposed to do. You're supposed to go to those people and say, hey, let's study the fight. Yeah.

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Hey, let's learn something about sorts of Baccarat. Hey, let's learn let's study on Iran. Why? Because a lot of what even those who have fallen into shark in some way or the other or fall into weird, ritualistic cultish kinds of practices, even those people, at the end of the day in the heart of every Muslim somewhere, some corner is there that has love of Quran that has love of Rasulullah sallallahu sallam, and you can you can tap into that love and replace it with something and grow that positive. And when you grow that and the negative starts disappearing on its own. Our problem is I get I got 1000 deep, I got lots of emails, Brother, why don't you ever speak against this

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issue? Or this issue? Or this issue? Or this issue? Why don't you ever criticize the Muslims for what they do over here and over here and over here, and this cult and that group? And this

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I just cry man

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is like the people of Morocco are doing all kinds of bad stuff. And the solution for all the bad stuff was what?

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Why are you Why are you thinking it's not enough? Allah says our them yuxi him and de la Calcutta by your clarity planning? Isn't it enough reason that we've sent the book being read on to them? Isn't it enough for them? Like, that's a long way of saying whatever the problems if the problem is related to guidance, Koran is enough.

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The entire mission of the messenger sallallahu allyssa summarized in yet Lou at MIT, he just recites his IOD. He just tells people of the art of a line through it purifies them, we use our Kim Lieberman Kitab our hikma that's all it takes. So we have to become students of the Quran. We have to become carriers of the Quran, and let the Quran clean what is inside the hearts on its own. Allah says Fie Shiva when the MFI sudo in it is a healing for whatever lies inside of the chest. So now, it is Athena masala kita. So there is the worshiping worshiping the calf. In the meantime, where was Busan, up for 40 nights. And so let describes what was happening there. And when we gave Musa

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alayhis salam, the book, the law, one for con, and the way to distinguish between right and wrong for con, the ultimate separation, the ultimate self. It's a very beautiful word because right now we just saw pericana become one, we parted the water. So you could tell this can only be from Allah. And just like that, for Khan is so clear that it can only be from Allah. It's separated from the word of man to the word of Allah, the ideas produced by people and the ideas revealed by Allah, the spirituality that people invent and the spirituality revealed by a lightsaber con. It separates those things that you know, the Amiga hobbyists may not pay so the filthy and the pure can be just

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separated cut apart. That's one of the descriptions of all four con and all four con was given to them. And Koran is also called and for con. They changed their for con and it's no longer for God. Our book cannot be changed it will forever remain of God Netherland for Canada AB de la Kunal la mina de la. So now Allah gave Musa alayhis salam, the law and the separator this the ultimate separation between right and wrong between made up and authentic between what makes a lot happy and what makes it doesn't make a lot happy. Now local data don't. So that the hope was that you may be committed to guidance that you may commit yourselves this time. So you wasn't enough. All the

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miracles that you saw it was wasn't enough on top of that I gave you this book. So now you can't ever be confused. Nobody can ever come and teach you something that's not part of your religion. And you just introduce it into your religion. Your religion will remain pure and you will remain committed to this book. When it's called a Masonic homie. He

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said to his people, yeah, call me my people in the Congo lanterman forsaken you people have done terrible wrong. You're the ones you're the ones that have done wrong to yourselves. Notice in nutcombe vedantam, enforcer calm there are three pronouns comb, tone, and comb again, you you're the ones that have wronged yourselves, it is it is said because they instead of taking blame turn to Moosa and it says though they say the musasa were you?

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How come you weren't here? You know, this is a sick mentality.

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We were misguided because we don't have a leader. There are so many Muslims blocking the way I tell them.

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It comes we've got issues these days, hundreds of comments not our fault, but you gotta be pretty messed up in goon volum tone enforcer calm with the Harley qumola agile by you taking the calf and taking why use the word taking it to heart and Arabic is different

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means to take it to heart means to hold on to something for dear life, to hold on to something to give you hope to pacify you to make you feel better. The idea of at the heart is, you know how in modern philosophy, the famous saying is that you know that religion is an opiate, right? opium for the masses, religion is opium for the masses, it's a drug that makes you forget about your problems. This is what you did with the calf, you held on to it, to forget about your problems to just get a high out of it. You know, there are people who in their whatever religion they follow, whatever religion they follow, the more like chanty type stuff is in their religion. The more you get

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psychedelic in your religion and you have different color lights and dancing around and you know, whatever, the more you forget about your Nirvana man, it's all good.

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You know?

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And what unfortunately, what happened in the church what happened in so many churches, the more musical it gets, the more Oregon's come in. Now, there's now there's church, heavy metal, Christian rock, and people are jamming Jesus and like, you know, they're just, you know,

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you will just want to get this high, to make yourself feel better. That's what they did. And that sick, religious psychology is still there. There are people even in the Muslim world, for whom Quran is not enough. The Sunnah is not enough, Salah is not enough, these ultimately revealed spiritual teachings are not enough, we need to come up with something else that will fill that hole, you know, you gotta have some creative, you know, rhythmic situation going on, that's going to get us that spiritual high. What are you going to come up with?

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I'm not against machines, by the way. And I'm not against like children singing a difference for Allah Yay. Like, I'm not against that stuff. It's fine. But when that starts becoming a replacement for the book of Allah, and you start finding your spiritual high in these alternatives, let me tell you, that will always leave you with a hole. It's like a temporary drug. That is when religion becomes a drug.

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This book is not just there to make you feel better, it's there to open your eyes to reality is to make you feel a sense of responsibility are honest, compared to the water to the wind. Sometimes the wind is a breeze that brings you relief. Sometimes it's like a storm and it scares you. Sometimes it hits you hard, and it makes you feel pain. Sometimes it gives you relief. It's all of those things. But when you take one piece of the religion, the part that makes you feel good. And that's all the religion becomes. And that's a disservice to our last book, and that's what they did with the calf. But the hardest accumulation for tubal in our body equal, then make them repent to your master body

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is actually from the Hebrew origin word to your God, to your to your rub. And so go go go make Toba to your master fuck tolu and full circle. Now it says kill yourselves. But that's about translation kill your own people, how many tribes of the Israelites were there 12 the commandment was given all of those that have worshipped a calf and are still adamant about worshiping the calf that are not making repentance, that are still going to hold on to this deviation must be removed because Allah has held for these people in the middle of the desert will stop. When filth is in this oma, you must go and execute the people in your own tribes that have committed this act. And so musar Islam was

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given this divine punishment that He then told the leaders of the Israelites go in. For each of you, your own families, your own tribes, you're gonna have to execute your own. And this was important because if one tribe killed someone of the other tribe, there would have been a civil war. So this had to happen. each tribe had to take ownership themselves, fuck to enforce our control. Literally a civil war broke out within each tribe in order for this Omar to move forward. You know, somehow this is the mercy of Allah and mercy of Allah. That'll suit Allah Salallahu alaihe salam who's given this Koran who's given this this this final revelation, Allah didn't reveal this kind of punishment for

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them when I 15 in the summer.

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He didn't he gave it to musasa he didn't give it to us. There's actually your own home is sort of home welcome Allah Lottie cannot Allah him. Allah is removing some of the burdens and chains I used to be on them. We didn't put them on us. He didn't put them on us. We weren't capable of this this kind of thing. And he says daddy come hirundo commander buddy compatible alikhan that is better for you as far as your master is concerned. Then he'll accept your repentance and it could also mean then he actually accepted your repentance. You did go and execute the command. The issue was before we saw you worship the calf, and a love for gave you a lot. Pardon you now was explaining he did the

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part and didn't come for free. You have to do this too.

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Last pardon, and they had done this. And then they went up to the mountain. The story I told you before where they went up to the mountain and Allah spoke with them, directly the 70 of them right in now who who had told him he is the one who always accepts Toba? Why is he ending the sentence in this way this is called a generalized smear it know who I am, by the way, he without a doubt, he's always someone who over and over again accepts repentance, and he's always loving and caring. He's talking to the Israelites of that time to this time to all of the Muslims. He accepted their Toba but Allah quality of accepting nobody didn't stop there. By the way, he'll accept your Dharma to

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he'll take the ball from everybody. Look at how high a price there used to be for Toba. But now Allah has made the price of cobalt so much easier. Just the sound heart. Just come before Allah with the sound heart. The last question I want to answer here, because I'm sure as you listen to this questions pop in your head. Why do you like give them such a harsh punishment? Why so difficult? Why can they just make tobei and move on.

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Some of them were adamant on shift, they didn't want to let go of the calf. So they became enemies of the message of Islam. Even after having seen the miracles, I explained this concept to you before. Once you've seen a miracle you there's no room for you to disbelief. If you've seen a miracle, and you still disbelieve, then you are punishment, but your punishment comes in this world and in the next round rejected how many signs nine of them. And so he's punished in this world. And in the next, but those nine signs are witnessed by who else when we slide among them, who leave Islam who abandoned this message now must be punished in this world. And in the next and that's

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what's executed here. This is actually in line with the Sunnah of Allah will enter the deli soon that Allah hit Abdullah, you're not going to find a way a different way in which Allah deals with people. Once the justice is revealed, it's revealed. And this is important for us that when when prophets brought miracles, and they were rejected, and people were destroyed, right. And so we don't re execute these punishments. We're not in that position anymore, because we don't see a physical miracle happen in front of us that we get to reject. Even though the Quran is a miracle, it is only a miracle for those who reflect. For those who deeply reflect it's not a free miracle. You can't

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just open the book and tell miracle doesn't come that way. It doesn't come that way. So we don't make use of those who internalize the power of this book, and are not of those who after having understood it, abandon its teachings barakallahu li walakum filco Anil Hakeem in a funny way, er COVID it was the chemo Sara Morocco, Morocco to LA here.