Nouman Ali Khan – Surah Al Jumu’ah #24 The Three Types of Believers

Nouman Ali Khan
AI: Summary © The speakers discuss the meaning of "AD Adrian" in the Quran and emphasize the importance of proving the ultimate proof of acceptance of the message and the need for evidence. They also discuss the power of the scale of the culture and the importance of not wasting one's prayer. The speakers also mention a video about Bay sequentialv and encourage listeners to sign up for a course on Bay sequentialv to create a community of students studying the Bible. Finally, they emphasize the importance of not wasting one's prayer and offer a recap of the call's meaning.
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The the the power of a gathering

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when people are gathered together and they're hearing

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ideas.

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If they're hearing powerful ideas,

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if they're hearing powerful and there's no more

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the world does not have more powerful ideas

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than the Quran.

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That's the word of God. That's the word

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of Allah himself.

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If they were hearing these ideas week after

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week after week after week, you don't think

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those people those people become powerful?

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So the so all three things now come

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together. The the problem, the the solution was

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given in 1, the problem was described in

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2 and the practical steps now. What must

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you do? That's now coming in this section,

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this remarkable section. So let's begin with ayah

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number 9.

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Those of you who believe.

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When the call is made for the prayer

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minyomuljumrah

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as part of the day of Friday minstabiridiyah.

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It's like you could translate this on the

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on the day of Friday, but you can

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also translate this this as

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for from part of the day of Friday

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because we're not being asked to pray all

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Friday

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we are being asked to pray only a

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part of the Friday. So the minister of

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Iddiyyah

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then rush to the remembrance of Allah

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and leave the sail.

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That all of you is better for you

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if

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in fact you truly know. That's the ayah

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that we're gonna discuss. The first thing I

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want you to note here is,

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Those of you who claim to believe.

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This phrase you should remember always when you

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read this phrase in the Quran,

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it actually includes

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3 groups of people. I started the series

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with this, we're wrapping it up with this

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2. Madida had 3 kinds of believers.

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The strongest believers,

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the okay haven't been tested yet believers,

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and then the hypocrites, and the middle category

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is being pulled towards the hypocrites and Allah

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is pulling them towards

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Iman but on the outside they all claim

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to believe. So when Allah says,

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All of them are being addressed

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together. All of them are being addressed together.

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And He says,

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when the call when the call is made

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When the call is made, I'll I'll I'll

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I'll

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stop there for a moment before we get

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to the prayer part.

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The call being made is referring to the

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adhan, right?

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The adhan. Now the word adhan is not

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used in the Quran, in the meaning of

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the adhan the way we use it. Or

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did the did the Mu'azin give the adhan?

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Was the azaan of Jumran

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made? Or was the azaan of Maghrib called?

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We use the word azaan for the prayer

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call. The Quran doesn't use that term, the

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Quran uses the word

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Culturally

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we kind of became accustomed to using the

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word adhan.

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And what's the difference between and So that

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I want you to understand that.

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Actually means announcement.

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Means

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announcement.

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Means a call.

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Means a call,

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okay. What's the difference between announcement and a

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call? If I make an announcement

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I just want you to know something.

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When I call,

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what am I doing?

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I'm saying come here.

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I'm saying there's a demand.

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An announcement just gives information,

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but a call makes a demand.

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The call makes a demand. So now

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the call to the prayer, the ada that

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we give is actually called a call.

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Now let's go through quickly, let's just go

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through just the opening of the adhan. Every

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part of the adhan is actually a call,

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okay.

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And it's you have to see the in

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the call. Remember?

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Saying something without saying something?

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The first part of the azaan is isn't

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it?

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Allah is Greater,

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Allah is Greater. The wrong translation is Allah

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is the Greatest. That would be Allahu Guwal

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Akbaroo

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This is not Aftalu Tafteel, there's no Lamat

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Tarif on it, there's not Lamat Tafdil on

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it, this is Allahu Akbaroo which means Allah

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is Greater.

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In that phrase there is a call. Hey,

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you're fixing your car right now? You heard

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Allahu Akbar? Allah is greater than the need

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to fix your car.

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You're having a sandwich right now, Allahuqma, Allah

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is greater than your need to add more

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ketchup and go for another sandwich,

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go towards the salah.

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You're in the middle of studying for your

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exam right now, you heard Allahu Akbar, Allah

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is greater than the need for your review

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for this exam.

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In other words, there's a necessary

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comparison with anything you're doing

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to the call.

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That's the first thing.

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When you say,

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The second part of the event, when you

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testify,

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when you testify to this, it is as

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if Allah is saying those who accept this

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message,

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those who the proof that they accept this

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message, just like your call to Islam, you're

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being called to the prayer

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actually.

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So the call the the the the

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Or somebody who became Muslim 2 years ago

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is like, Yeah. I did that 2 years

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ago. Why you why you saying it every

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prayer bro? Mashhaduallaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaaylaayla.

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I took the shahada in front of the

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masjid, everybody gave me a high five and

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a takbir and a hug. I was all

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hugged out for 3 hours

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then they left me alone and nobody talks

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to me now,

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right?

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The new Muslim story,

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right? Why am I hearing the Shahada over

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and over again? It's as if the claim

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this testimony

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you need to prove it.

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You need to prove the ultimate proof that

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you accepted this faith is actually the prayer.

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It's actually the prayer. Where do we get

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this idea from? It's actually spelled out in

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the Quran too. In Suratul Qiyama in surah

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number 75 Allah says

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He

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says he didn't accept the truth

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and he didn't pray.

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He didn't accept the truth and he didn't

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pray. What does that mean? Had he accepted

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the truth

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when he prayed.

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You find in Surat Al Baqarah something really

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interesting. You remember before the Kaaba, the Muslims

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used to pray towards Jerusalem,

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right? They used to pray towards Jerusalem.

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And

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then Allah changed the direction.

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When Allah changed the direction back towards the

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Kaaba,

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some of the Jewish community started making fun

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of the Muslims. Well what happened? You had

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the wrong address the whole time?

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So what happened to all those prayers you

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were praying in the wrong direction? Those don't

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count,

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Allah says, Allah responds to this criticism.

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And He says, Allah will not waste your

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imaan.

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But they weren't saying Allah will not waste

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your iman, they were saying Allah will waste

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your prayer, but Allah said Allah will not

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waste your

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iman. He used the word iman instead of

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using the word

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prayer, teaching us that to Allah iman and

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prayer are 1 in the same.

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When you hear

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that is iman, isn't it?

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And iman should translate immediately to me as

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what?

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Prayer.

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Should translate as prayer.

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I mean you can't get that's not even

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kinaya. Come pray now.

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You get it?

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Let's go.

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But Haya Al Fada' is really cool

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Haya Al Fada'

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come to success

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we're gonna see the word success here too

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soon

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It's a really it's a really interesting word

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Falah.

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Falah in Arabic is to break something.

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So break the earth, break a rock

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and the farmer breaks

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the soil

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and plants the seed.

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And when the farmer finally breaks it again

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is when he's plucking his crop when it's

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all ready, and he's breaking the soil, and

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he's taking out it's called the harvest season.

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That at that time he's called the muflih.

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That's what he's called the muflih.

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And that season is fadaH season.

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Fallah season. And like

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for example

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in Palestine

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there's certain people,

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they're known as the farmers and that's actually

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even a tribal region al Falahin,

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right?

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Like they're farmers

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and they have that farming tradition.

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Now the idea of Al Falah is

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come towards something that will lead you to

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harvest season.

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Your plant every salah, you're planting a seed,

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and you're gonna pull that seed out on

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judgment day.

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And every salah you're planting a seed and

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you're gonna lead to some kind of success

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in this life and in the next.

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Allah is actually calling you towards success.

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What is which is pretty amazing. The the

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Adan saying come come be successful.

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Come be successful.

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Like people people ask like, I go to

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university. It's really hard to pray. Can I

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not pray? Can I just pray later? Can

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I pray, like, at the end of the

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semester make the whole semester up

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during the summer?

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And then then you wonder why you didn't

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pass

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any of your tests.

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Guys, sorry for the interruption in the middle

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of this lecture. Just before you continue, I

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much.

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Allah says come succeed. You're like, no, I

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want to fail.

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Then he says,

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The prayers already you know in the Ummah

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even.

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The prayers stood, come on get up Get

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up. And even standing is really remarkable because

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standing should remind us of standing.

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Right?

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So the

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the the entire Adhan is actually a call.

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I wanted to just give you an appreciation

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of this word, how that's different from an

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announcement,

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right? Of course we see it as an

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announcement now as an announcement for prayer, but

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actually we should see it as a call

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for prayer. So

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Let's go to the second word now. Actually

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no, before we go to the second word,

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is a passive verb. Passive verbs mean you

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don't know who did it. So the it's

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not when the caller calls

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It's actually

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when the call is made.

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When the call is made.

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You know what that means? That means it's

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irrelevant who made the call.

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If it's Bilal who gave the adhan go,

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if it's Allah that gave the adhan go,

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If it's Abu Bakr gave the adhan go?

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It would be Sabud Arghifari who gave the

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adhan go?

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If it's a new Muslim who just became

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Muslim 2 days ago and gave the adhan

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go?

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Go. If you're in a, you know,

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Bangladeshi neighborhood

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and you're not Bangladeshi and you heard the

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adhan from a Bangladeshi masjid

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Go! Does it matter where the adhan came

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from? No! Only thing that matters is you're

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called to the prayer.

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You know what that

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does? The people that are gonna lead the

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prayer,

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the people that are going to be the

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the the congregation,

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where they're from, who they are, none of

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that matters now. All that matters is the

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call was made.

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Now some people could say I'm I'm gonna

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go attend the Jum'ah. Like I went to

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when I was in Rome,

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it was Jum'ah. 1 of the days I

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was there was Jum'ah. So I had to

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find a masjid to go pray Jum'ah and

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the Khutba was in Arabic which was really

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cool and the rest of the Khutba was

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in Italian.

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That was so cool.

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Also, I felt like I was watching something

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on Netflix or something.

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It was pretty epic.

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But I didn't understand. I mean I just

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Alhamdulillah. The Arabic part I understood. But like,

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the Italian part I didn't understand a word.

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But people are like

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and I was like

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but it doesn't matter.

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And there's many times I've been when I

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was in, in Malaysia

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I'll go attend the Jumayah and the Masjid

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where the Khutba is going out in Bahasa

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Malayo. I don't understand the language, but I'm

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sitting and listening.

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There are times in New York I'm late

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for salah or I need to go to

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a masjid, but that masjid is too far.

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And it was actually on second and eleventh

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Avenue, there's a Bangladeshi masjid. And they gave

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the khutbah since 19 twenties I think. They're

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giving khuddah and They still give khuddah and

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It's like, Go and sit there, and I

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just sit there and I listen to the

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khuddah. No problem.

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Why? Because it doesn't matter where the call

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is coming from.

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You're gonna go because of Jawaan, that's it.

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This is an incredible thing that Allah did

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because

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what happened in many

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different

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religions

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is that the religion actually became very ethnic.

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Like even in America, there's a black church,

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there's a Spanish church,

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there's a you know, there's a Guatemala, there's

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a Cuban church, there's this church, there's that

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church.

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For the Muslims you could have, okay there's

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an Albanian community here. But this is not

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an Albanian Masjid, this is just a

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Masjid.

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There's no, you know, there's no restriction on

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anybody coming, and there's you don't feel like

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you shouldn't be feeling like you're out of

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place, you're in Allah's house. That's it. Allah's

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house feels like Allah's house.

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And this is a remarkable thing that Allah

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captured in the word, nudiya.

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This is one of the most powerful features

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of Islam.

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I met a young

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man when I was

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man I was 20 at the time. This

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is a long time ago. The year was

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18/75

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and this was in Brooklyn.

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I go to pray Jumu'ah

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at the Masjid in Bedford,

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Brooklyn,

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Bethsaida, Brooklyn. And I go to Imam Sallajah's

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Masjid, I go there maybe an hour before

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the Jumu'ah. Okay. Just sit there recite some

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Quran and I'm gonna be there and I

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see this guy sitting there and he's just

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just

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just by himself just sitting there. I was

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like, I'm gonna make some friends with this

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guy. I go to start talking to him

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and he says, yeah, it's my first time.

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I was like, really?

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What were you doing before? And he said,

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well, I was,

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I was studying. 1st, I was born in

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a Christian family,

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but

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I decided to start studying the Bible. And

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then when I started studying the Bible I

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felt like we're not following the Bible in

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the church.

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And so I decided

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that I'm gonna take the Bible more seriously.

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Then I looked up who actually studies the

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Bible in its original language and I found

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out it's the Jewish community.

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And New York has a lot of synagogues

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and you know temples and things like that,

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Jewish temples and stuff. So I joined a

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synagogue

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and I learned Hebrew for over 2 years.

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And I studied the Bible.

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And he started doing this when he was

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16 years old. He was now 18, 19

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years old.

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Right? And he just started studying the Bible

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and he goes and I've been in the

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Jewish media a long time but they made

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it clear to let me know that I'm

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not truly Jewish because I'm converting.

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Because I'm not from the children of Israel.

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And they made sure that I understand that

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different and I understood that I'm a Gentile.

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I got that it's in the Bible that's

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how it is. And then one day I

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just kind of passed by this place

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and they were praying and I just decided

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to just I didn't know what it was

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but I thought it's it looked a little

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bit like the Jewish prayer because the Jews

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also have Tiaman Ruku

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or they have some of these things. So

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he joined the prayer in the Masjid

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He didn't even know what he's doing. He

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just joined it.

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And then he looked around and he saw

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black people. He saw Arabs. He saw brown

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people. He saw white people. He saw every

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color you can find

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in one row

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and they're all saying salaam to each other

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and they're all hanging out together they're eating

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together

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and he's just like

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I don't I don't I mean I've seen

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this kind of diversity at a train station,

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but why is there this much?

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What kind of church is the church? At

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least you gotta have some at least some

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similar color.

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These people are from different cultures and different

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languages. The thing that brought him to Islam

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was how it was actually

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just the call is made. Everybody showed up

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and that itself is a demonstration of the

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power, the might of Islam.

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Allah being a Aziz of Hakim it shows

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inside

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like

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in every house of Allah. And as the

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more the world globalizes,

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right, the more diversity you see in every

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house of Allah, it's such an incredible thing.

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I don't think we realize how powerful that

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is.

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We don't even realize what we're sitting on.

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It's so so powerful.

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This thing is so powerful

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that actually the jawah

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became dangerous.

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The jawah became dangerous

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because

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if the Imams

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can

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teach the people to connect with the Quran

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and see the world around them through the

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word of Allah, they might start pointing out

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things that are wrong in society and not

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accept them

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or start challenging some things in society that

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are wrong.

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So what what happened for example when the

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British took over India,

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they wanted to control

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the first thing they did is they wanted

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to control

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and change the system of education

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so the Indian Muslims will no longer study

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Arabic,

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and they replaced Arabic with English education.

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Right? And over a couple of generations, for

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example, what they did with the Muslims in

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Algeria,

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and Morocco, and Tunisia, other places, what the

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French did is, now French Algerian youth know

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more French than they know Arabic.

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Right? So you don't have to attack the

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Quran.

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You don't have to do that. You just

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have to make sure that when

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is happening,

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they're just sounds.

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They just become

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So they don't process anything.

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And that way

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you can have Jumu'ah without having Jumu'ah. You

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understand?

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So what if thousands of them are gathered

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together and they hear something, they can't make

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any sense of it. And then another places

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what happened is then we were the instructions

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are given, we will tell you what to

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say.

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We're gonna tell you what to say in

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the Friday sermon.

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You're gonna talk about how you have to

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wear leather socks, or how long your beard

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is supposed to be, or how high your

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pants are supposed to be, or you know

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the the benefits of the you know, the

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the day of Friday or some some story

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of this or story of that. Don't talk

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about the Quran. Don't talk if we find

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out you're talking about this Surah, if we

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find out you're talking about that Haya,

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it's not gonna be good for you.

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So

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the the sermon

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got controlled.

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The sermon that was supposed to unfiltered connect

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people directly with the word of Allah was

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now it was too powerful. The Khubba is

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too powerful.

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It's it's too you know, people are coming

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and it has this divine power that you

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don't have to make an announcement. You know

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when I'm coming here for this program, I

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have to announce it on social media.

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I have to let you guys know and

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we have to make sure that other people

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find out and there has to be some

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the local community has to send emails and

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maybe send WhatsApp messages or blackmail your neighbor

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or something. I don't know.

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But does anybody need an announcement to come

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to Jumwah?

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Is there a weekly please come to Friday

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prayer?

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No.

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And the people who are knowledgeable come. The

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people who are not knowledgeable come. The people

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who understand the language come. The people who

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don't understand the language come. The taxi driver

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comes. The taxi customer comes.

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The restaurant owner comes. The restaurant customer comes.

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The boss comes. The employee come. Everybody shows

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up on their end, no announcement.

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Every week.

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Every and you know the the power of

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a gathering.

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When people are gathered together and they're hearing

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ideas,

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if they're hearing powerful ideas,

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if they're hearing powerful and there's no more

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the world does not have more powerful ideas

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than the Quran.

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That's the word of God. That's the word

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of Allah himself.

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If they were hearing these ideas week

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after week

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after week

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after week, you don't think those

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people become powerful?

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You don't think those people become independent thinkers?

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They become analytical, they developed a mindset of

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Ibrahim alaihis salam who questions everything around him?

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They don't develop that?

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There's something so powerful about

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as a part of the day of Friday.

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This not just this this I could be

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discussing with you there are a hadith, you

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can look them up yourself. I was going

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to make that part of this lecture today.

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There are a hadith about the rewards of

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coming early on the day of Friday, you

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know them.

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Why is the day of Friday so blessed?

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You know that stuff. You've heard that stuff

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a bajillion times.

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So I don't have to teach you that

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stuff because you already know it, and you

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can easily look it up. I wanna talk

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to you about the dimension of Jum'ah that's

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been forgotten.

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The immense power of the Jum'ah asladdah.

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It is a weekly convention

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of the Muslim community

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and it's open.

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Also means that it Allah did not you're

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being called, but since the call is open

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even a non Muslim walking by can sit

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in and listen in.

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I'll tell you the I wish I could

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I could tell you this is made up.

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It's not made up. I was in, the

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West Indies.

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Okay. In Jamaica, actually. In Jamaica. There was

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an Islamic convention in Jamaica.

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And I met the Grand Mufti of the

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Jamaican Muslim community.

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And he's an Indian fellow and he

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crazy story.

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He was born in a Hindu family

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in

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Jamaica and his family wanted to him to

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learn Hinduism.

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So they sent him to the capital of

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Hinduism. Where did they send

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him? They sent him to India.

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They sent him to India and he had

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this address to go to, to go study,

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and the door down from the Hindus was

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the Muslims,

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and he went to the wrong door.

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And there was

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he did.

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He got the wrong directions,

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and he went inside the wrong door and

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there was Jum'ah going on, he sat in

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and he came back a mufti.

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And he's the mufti of the Western nations

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Muslim community.

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Because the jumuah is what?

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It's an open invitation.

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It's

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remarkable what jumuah does.

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It's incredible what it does. Anybody can sit

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in.

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I had a friend, I won't name him

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because he'll get embarrassed. He's not Muslim.

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I was traveling with him one time, and

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we were in a Muslim country.

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And I was about to go to Friday

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prayer and he said can I come? I

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was like yeah you can come. Come on.

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So he comes with me, he goes is

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everybody gonna notice? I was like

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you're you're wearing he's I'm wearing a t

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shirt. I was like,

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oh no.

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It's summer in the Arab world.

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Everybody wearing a t shirt bro.

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He's like they all look normal. I was

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like prayer

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starting. Just what do I gotta do? Just

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sit here like everybody else. So he sits

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like everybody else. We're just sitting quiet. There's

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a buzz going on in Arabic. He doesn't

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understand anything that's going on, but he's sitting

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there and he just notices people come in

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and they sit down. Nobody looks at anybody

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else.

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The people just respectfully sit down and listen.

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And then they all get up to pray.

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And then he joins the prayer. And he

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said, well, we're gonna pray. Amadar will just

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follow everybody, man. Just do what everybody else

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is doing you'll be fine.

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Okay. He was okay.

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So he just prays with everybody. He, you

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know, hears the qira'a of 2 raka'a salah

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is done, we'll walk it out, I was

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like so how was

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that? He goes man I gotta tell you,

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I've been to therapy,

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I've been with my bros,

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I've been to bars, I have never felt

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that much peace in my entire life.

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Straight. He's just the first impression, I've never

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felt this I don't know what it was,

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but I've never felt this much peace in

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my entire life.

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SubhanAllah.

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There's something so powerful about that gathering, I'm

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telling you.

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There's there's the descent of angels over these

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gatherings,

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especially on the day of Friday.

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We're living the word, we're living Surat Al

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Jum'ah every Jum'ah.

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We're living the word of Allah every Jum'ah.

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This

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is It's on the the emphasis on the

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act as opposed to.

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Now what's I was curious about the word

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the call. The call has been made. And

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I found another place in the Quran where

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nudu is used and they were called.

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They were called, wanudu antilkuwaljannah,

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and they were called, that's jannah.

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And here in this world, we're being called

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to jum'ah, and in the next life, we're

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being called

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to jannah, and the same word for call

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is being made. As if there's a there's

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a conflation over the 2, us rushing to

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this,

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is insha'Allah turning into us rushing into that

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built by Allah's mercy.

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Here's what's coming up in the next episode

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and this deeper look of Surat Al Jumuah.

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It's a great sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu

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alaihi wa sallam.

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But

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if somebody who's Arab or speaks Arabic starts

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talking about, you know, how we should help

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our young men and women

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become more independent

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and become financially responsible

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so they can get married early,

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but he says all of that in Arabic

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to a Turkish community,

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and he says all of that in Arabic

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to a Bangladeshi community. Did any of them

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hear anything about the Ayat of Allah?

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They didn't.

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That's actually it's what I'm shared shared with

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you is inspired by an ayah of the

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Quran. The Quran talks about these issues,

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you know,

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that it talks about financial independence and how

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you have to become

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related to merit. So this is an important

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issue that the community needs to hear, but

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now they can't hear because it's only being

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said in

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Arabic, and the problem with that is

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Allah never said the Arabic language

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is sacred.

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The sacred words in the Arabic language are

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sacred.

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Quran is sacred,

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not Arabic.

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When I say, that's

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not more Islamic.

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He sent

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