Surat Al-Baqarah – Part 55

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Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into an explicit explanation of Ayats 143 – 144 of Surah Al Baqarah.

“And thus we have made you a just community that you will be witnesses over the people and the Messenger will be a witness over you. And We did not make the qiblah which you used to face except that We might make evident who would follow the Messenger from who would turn back on his heels. And indeed, it is difficult except for those whom Allah has guided. And never would Allah have caused you to lose your faith. Indeed Allah is, to the people, Kind and Merciful. We have certainly seen the turning of your face, [O Muhammad], toward heaven, and We will surely turn you to a qiblah with which you will be pleased. So turn your face toward al-Masjid al-Haram. And wherever you [believers] are, turn your faces toward it [in prayer]. Indeed, those who have been given the Scripture well know that it is the truth from their Lord. And Allah is not unaware of what they do.”

If one is a Prophet, he had two attributes:

  • He has to deliver the message of Allah clearly. 
  • He has to live the message of Allah clearly.

What is the meaning that we have become an Ummah and we share this responsibility??

The Messenger delivered the message to us and that message, in summary, is Allah’s book. His ﷺ  life mission was to deliver this book to the best of his ability and he did his job, He finished his job, to represent it’s teaching in our character, not only that but to be closer to Allah.

Two things that will ensure success in this world and the Hereafter:

  •     One thing is the promise of the Messenger ﷺ.
  •      The second thing is the promise of Allah.

Allah’s promise to us is said to us three times which is to really be an Ummah is to be united and Allah says “hold on to Allah’s rope tightly”. That rope of Allah is the Quran. The more we are tied to the Quran, the more we are tied to each other and it’s the glue that bonds us.

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Our mission is to spread awareness of the message and divine beauty of Quran across the world. Support our [email protected] that's ba y y i n H dot o RG.

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I'm in the San Diego County. I mean,

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this is the scary part of what I want to share with you today the the nature of the responsibility. On the one hand, it sounds like Allah has given us an amazing honor calling us the middle nation, or a nation that represents balance and the best of all things in every way. But it's not that simple. We were not just given this responsibility, or this amazing badge, this honor, this metal, and then that's it. Congratulations. He says Lita, kulu, Shahada, and anass. So that you may all be witnesses against humanity. You may be witnesses against humanity. This means a lot of things. So I want to go one by one. What does it mean that we the Muslims are witnesses against humanity, the first of them?

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Allah charlatan, Illa Allah Muhammad Shahada t Javi Hill oma hammy ha Shahada tomahto, Navin the meaning of shahidullah home Amano home, we are going to testify against all the non Muslims on Judgment a

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we will testify against them. But what does that mean?

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See the prophets, Allah hemocyte was Salam. All of them masahisa Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, all of them were sent as a witness. Like even our Prophet was told in that of silica shahidan, we sent you as a witness, for a profit to be a witness, two things have to happen.

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He has to clearly give a message number one, and he has to clearly live that message number two,

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I'll say that again. He has to give the message and what live the message. If you say good things, but you don't do good things.

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If I tell my children and pray this about you don't pray, why should I pray?

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I say good things, but I don't do good things. It has no value.

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It has no it has it carries no weight.

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I can only say good things. And it means something if I do good things. prophets were a witness against their people, because they didn't just give them the theory. Be kind be just be honest, be truthful. You know, they didn't give those values in words in speeches. But when they look at these, these profits, personal lives, when you go inside their homes, when you see their business dealings, when you see their how they treat their neighbor, and how they are in their everyday everything that they do, you could see that they live it first and then they give it

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that's when they become a witness.

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This oma is supposed to be a witness against all of humanity, which means, which means we have to be clear and giving them a message. And we also have to be clear and living the message. So they see us and they see justice. They see us and they see a people who have no racism. They see us and they see people that have no classism, the wealthy are not treated better than the poor.

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One race is not treated better than another. They see us and they don't see any corruption. They see us. They see honesty in every one of our business practices, they see us and they see people who when they give a promise to fulfill a promise.

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We think that one means you hand somebody a brochure that says Allah is one, you hand somebody a pamphlet or give them a video or they just get the message. That's just one part of Shahada. If you want a hug on them, they have you have to give the message and you have to live it to. That's when you become Shahid, when Allah says Lita, kuno Shahada, Allah nurse, you know what that means. That means you must now live the teachings of this book. You must be a living model. Each of you have this book, and then you can preach the message of this book.

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I'll tell you one of the scariest things I've ever experienced in my life. One of the most depressing experiences of my life. You'll be surprised. It was hedge.

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hedge. And I've only done one hedge.

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And it's supposed to be the most joyous occasion of my life. And I was very depressed. Eventually, I was happy. But I was very depressed. You know why I was depressed. Because there were VIP sections.

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I was depressed because there were people with a different kind of passport treated differently.

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I was depressed because, you know, people were not concerned about each other at all.

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If you wanted to take somebody and say if you told somebody Islam

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In Islam, everybody's treated equally. In Islam, the wealthy and the poor, and the black and the white. They're all the same. We are all slaves of Allah. That's the beauty of Islam. That's why Bilal accepted Islam. And he could stand next to Omar and pray. And I give them all that theory. And I say, let me show you Islam and I take them to hunch.

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This, this is your Islam.

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Seriously?

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Am I maybe I have bad eyesight? Or

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maybe this is different religion or something?

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Where in the world am I going to take them? And I show them that people are the oma is what it's supposed to be. Let me live it.

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Until we become models of it, please listen to this. I know it's controversial, I may get in trouble for it. I don't care what this what I'm convinced of, until we the oma are a model of the of this Deen. We don't get to hate the kuffaar

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we don't get to say these kuffaar they're gonna go to China. Who cares? I stuck with a lot of these people worship and what do you what have you shown them? What have I shown them?

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You know, talk is half the equation. The Living model is the other half. That's what the prophets were the prophets were not all talk. The prophets were not great speeches. They were living examples, you know, before Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was out of soon. What was he called by the people?

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A Sadek. And I mean, you guys know this, right? True, honest.

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Is that the first qualities people know about the Muslim Ummah today?

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Think about that. Before the Prophet was even given the responsibility to do Dawa, he proved his credibility.

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That is his Shahada. Because that's when when he taught Islam, people said we have to listen. He's an honest man. He's the most truthful man. I know. Obviously, this is the right religion.

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You know, today you find those good qualities. non Muslims have them way more than the Muslims have them. It's a shame. That's a shame and we have to be the ambassador's of those qualities. We are too obsessed with preaching Islam and not living it

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when we think about Dharma, and that's that maybe there are but it's not Shahada on us. Because the Shahada means we're witnessing people saw you people saw what you're like and then they still rejected then you get to say to Allah, Allah, we tried to live by your deen, we tried to stay away from the Haram abide by the law. We did justice every every way we could. And then we also gave them the message of Islam. And yeah, like they didn't listen.

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Then we have a case. And by the way, think about the opposite. As mahmoodi Rahim, Allah put it, think about the opposite. If we don't do this, if we don't become witnesses over humanity, in the way that we're supposed to, and we come in front of a law and judgment a and the neighbors that we had the Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, atheist, agnostic neighbors that we had stand in front of a lawn judgment and say Allah, I had no idea what is Islam. And Allah will say, AbdulKarim next live next door.

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And Abdul Karim says you're right here.

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I'm looking they're saying they didn't know Islam. Would you live next door? Yeah, but I own a liquor store and

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we used to go to movies together.

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They don't know any Islam from you.

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They just know don't do business with our Korean shady guy.

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How's it going? I know Islam from you. Because you gave them some iftaar and Ramadan. That's how they know Islam from you. Who's in trouble now?

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Is this guy in trouble more of this or look at even trouble.

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They understand what's happening here. If this is a huge burden put on this oma. Now we will be standing trial before alarm.

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Because the people will say Islam is beautiful, but not the oma.

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Islam is amazing. But how would I know? How in the world would I know? You know? That's the guru Shahada anass all people, which means whichever culture we belong to whichever nation we belong to, Islam can be practiced their

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Islam can survive as a minority and a majority. Islam can survive when you're the only Muslim in the village. Islam can survive when you're 1 million people and the other one is one to two people. Islam is not dependent on numbers. It's not. It's not dependent on environment. You will be witness to humanity, no matter what situation

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No matter what environment

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Nita guru Shahada and as you know what this also taught us, this ayah this ayah todos we cannot stay among ourselves. We cannot stay Muslim among Muslim only Muslims have to deal with Hindus, they have to deal with Buddhists. They have to deal with people of other religions. They have to interact with them, they have to share concern with them. Because there are people out there Brahim Ibrahim never stayed in one place that he always dealing with other people. always concerned about other people. You don't want anybody here nobody, Ibrahim Ali surrounded with the people of Luth the angels came to Abraham first and he said Why are you here? They said we are going to kill everyone in the nation

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who loot arraignments. Oh, they're gay, right? Yeah, kill him.

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What did Abraham do?

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He argued on their behalf. If it was one of us, were like Al Hamdulillah. Finally.

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Is it going to be nuclear?

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And Ibrahim al Islam is yuja de Luna fukami lute.

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We are delighted equal. Ibrahim. We are supposed to be of mercy and a source of all people, all people can you imagine how far we've come from? How far away We are from that Dean. So that's the first important implication. Then let's listen to this Hadith of the Prophet Solomon side episode of inquiry. You just have a new human kiama amazing Hadith. New will be brought on Judgment a

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for you, Carla halibel.

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He will be asked, Did you deliver the message who was being asked?

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Did you deliver the message for your call now?

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He will say Yes, Master. I did. I did. I deliver the message for Tucson no matter who then his nation will be asked hellbender hurco did the message reach you? For your coluna murgia and Amina z. They're gonna say No, nobody came warning us.

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No, he's saying I did my job. His entire nation says no. What are you talking about? We didn't have any Warner. We didn't have any messenger for your cool man, shoo, shoo dog. Allah will say to new Do you have any witnesses that can prove that you're telling the truth?

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Allah is asking who now? No, and no answers

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for your kulu Mohammed Anwar Amato. He says yes, the people that will make defend me will be Mohammed and his alma

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Mohammed and us us on Judgment a we never met no had a Salam. But did we recite surah? North?

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Did we recite out of new that we know that he delivered the message, this Koran we believe it? And so he says

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you will be confronted alone, then Allah will bring all of you and you will all testify Yes, nope. delivered the message. We learned that in Quran. Allah made us a witness against the people of New

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on the Day of Judgment, even against them. We're not just a witness against the people who live in our time. We're even a witness against the criminals of all history. And it also means we are witness in favor of all of the believers of the past. I'll give you just one example. Shahada Alana's as horrible cough you guys know the famous story right as horrible gohealth. If the Quran did not teach us how to graph

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these fish to these young people,

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everybody in the world would have believed that these are Christian saints who believed in the worship of Jesus.

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That's what the whole world would have believed that these were saints. There's a church in their name still their churches and their name Jacobite churches.

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Nobody came to testify and say that these were believing men. These believers were good men and they didn't do any [???]. They stood by Allah, except Koran and through Quran this Omar testifies for them.

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Were the ones who came to defend

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this Quran through this Quran, we will testify for all the believers who have ever lived in history, which nobody knows about. And we will be their witnesses, we will be their backup. This is handled in Ireland in the messenger is aurasma for all the nations of the world in the future and in the past, even in the past.

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Even for people that we've never heard of, you know, people in history that are we don't know where they're buried, but they believed in the law, we will testify for them. This This woman is so honored. So Pamela. So now, the column says from our Quranic agenda, Kamata, nosaka, nittaku Shahada, and the Prophet said this hadith about you will testify for the people that are new, then he recited this I, he made you a middle nation, so you can be witness against all of humanity. And then he described what Sutton Kala Dylan, he said,

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Because certain means you will be a witness that can be relied upon you are reliable witnesses, your tomato and he

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will akuna Rasulullah Alaykum shahida This is the hardest part.

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You were made a balanced nation so you can testify against all of humanity. And also so that the messenger can testify against you.

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Rasulullah saw you someone can testify against you. This is a very difficult concept.

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This is several things. I'll start with the first one. If we I want you to imagine the court of allies, three parts. The people one side, the oma in the middle, and rasulillah on that side, three sides who's in the middle? We are in a sense we are between the people and the messenger.

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How is the messenger supposed to reach the people with who

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people in the middle he's gone. The only thing left of him is this oma. We are a reflection of Rasulullah saw Islam on this earth. So in a sense, we are worse at also because we are in between Rasul Salam on the side, and humanity on that side. And on judgment day all of them are standing. All of them are their asylum is there, the oma is their humanity is there and humanity says they didn't do their job. They never taught us, they never showed us. And on the other side was also someone was testifying, they didn't do their job.

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We are already in trouble with humanity side. Now we're in extra trouble from which side,

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little suicides over the long run. So

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our messenger and a photo salon, we learned about him that on judgment day he does shafa for the soma,

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Almighty Almighty multiple times, multiple times. But that's not the only testimony on Judgement Day. A lot of times the Muslims we highlight, and when I teach ayatul kursi, I highlight the Shahada of Rasulullah sallallahu sallam, and how he's going to make a case for all of us to enter Jannah and May Allah make us of those that are worthy of the shadow of the play of the Messenger of Allah sallallahu sallam. But that's not the only testimony on the day of judgment from the Prophet. We have to know all of them.

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What's the other one? file you that? You've done new Conan Aquaman Hata how unhealthy people are going, you know, the house of the prophets. I said on the river. When we drink from and goes out the house. There are people Muslims are trying to drink from the health. They're coming on judgment day to drink from the river. And there are angels pushing them away, get away, get away, get away, no access for you. So there's people that are fighting to try to get to the river and they can't get access. So someone says Almighty,

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Almighty Master, this is my people. Look into the Muslims, let them come drink. For you call him the Kanata dreamer.

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He will be told you don't know what they did after you were gone.

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You don't know what trouble they caused. And what did he say? in the home but dulu they replaced? They changed.

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They made changes for a whole new soccer soccer demanded Ba ba ba ba. Then I will say take them far away Take them far away. Anybody who made changes after I was gone.

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A second ago he was saying Almighty almighty.

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A second later, as soon as I said I'm saying Take them away, take them away.

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Get them out because they were not sure that

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they changed. This is our identity as an Omar. What does it mean to be an Omar it means to be shahabad alumnus. What does it mean to be an oma or Rasulullah Alaykum Shaheed

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Don't forget that fissa anahola mabuchi Rasulullah sallallahu ala kalu Yasuda like a favela Dena Moto, actually even later on I'll tell you that later on. We akuna Rasulullah alikum shahida I'd like you to remember that we on the Day of Judgment, there's that there's a Quran very difficult to swallow lokala rasuluh yarrabah nakoma takanohana Maduro, those who will say on that day, this nation of mine they abandon the Quran they abandon the Quran and we will for sure we will say this refers to Quraysh Qureshi abandon the Quran but others say no it says it has alkaline Majora

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like is it ironic language they held on to this Koran as something to be left alone. How do you hold on to something it does

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and then leave it alone. The best example of this I can find is in our cultures. We hold on to the Quran. We recite the Quran we printed in beautiful colorful glossy print. We love you know, calligraphy of the Quran Tajweed of the Quran. We love these things, but the message of the Quran

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ssfs easy

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care of the Quran yes beautiful art of the Quran two thumbs up

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but don't don't talk about it by no no no no

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don't talk about you know its teachings don't talk about justice don't don't don't go there no no just recite just recite beautifully Oh Mashallah, you're

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so good.

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We hold on to it and abandon it at the same time

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isn't it? It's the hello hello Corolla Majora. May Allah make us of those people, because when we saw last I saw on testifies

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well who's left? Who's that?

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The day on which nobody gets to speak only Rasulullah speaks sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and if he speaks against you, then there's nothing left.

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There's nothing left is a scary position for

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those of us in the oma that are awake. There are two kinds of members of this oma, there's members of this Omar that are sleeping, and there's members of the soma that are awake. I would argue those of the oma that are awake, they better really wake up. We better really wake up we have a huge responsibility on our shoulders. huge responsibility on our shoulders and we have to carry this responsibility. We don't have a choice

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and it will not be carried with anger. I cannot be yelling at the Muslims that are sleeping. I can't even they deserve mercy. There is there is a rough man. That's not how they're going to wake up. You know, we have to follow the way of Ibrahim Ali Salaam in waking people up with love and mercy and care. This is just a brief analysis of Lita kulu Shahada and a nice way akula Rasulullah Alaykum shahida as I go on Ramada

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tada elderly Nana mama Jacobi Allah soon, Mayan kalevala TV. So awesome.

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And we didn't make the Qibla that you used to be committed to meaning Jerusalem. We only we put out there only for one reason to get to know to test who will actually follow the messenger and who will turn back on his heels and go away.

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I told you earlier on there are two groups Mahajan, and anzar. Was your own love, Kaaba, a lot of the unsolved love Jerusalem.

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When the Muslims moved to Medina who was being tested by Mohammed you don't because they have to put their back to the Kaaba. When the IR came you have to pray towards Mecca who's being tested the Maha De Anza who have affiliation to Jerusalem. So in this way, both groups got tested

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to a lot testing whether they will obey a law was more important the direction of prayer was less important.

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A law could have been the direction of the Kaaba, the mecca from the first out of the Quran Why did he wait this long?

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Why did he wait this long? is this so important? Salaam is so important. Okay. masala is in so early in the Quran? Why not just tell the Prophet from the beginning pray towards the Kaaba. He waited until he could test both groups of people of Makkah, and the people of Medina. Because though the importance is not the direction of prayer, the importance is the command of Allah. That's what actually matters. So now when he does this,

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know, notice, by the way, the language is so beautiful. We didn't change the direction of the Qibla. Except we could see who will actually follow the messenger mainly yet me or Russell,

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Russell, Sam doesn't even explain himself. He prays towards Jerusalem. Nobody comes in us. And we also Oh, why don't we bring towards the comma? Or when we're paying towards the company? Who doesn't? Nobody comes in asking why are we praying towards the Kaaba? Why are we praying towards Jerusalem anymore? The IRS hadn't even come yet. It seems to be the case that the IRS hadn't even come yet. And the Prophet was already praying towards the government, then Dr. Kane,

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because that's why the fools will come in and say, Hey, what happened? revolution hasn't even come yet. But the change has already happened. Now, when they turn their heels memenangkan Ivana Kiba. In Quran, when somebody turns on their heels, it means they turn around and they run away. When you say turn around and run away, it means like run away from the battlefield, right? Quran uses that expression here to describe there are people who will turn around and run away because they don't want to follow the right direction of the Qibla. So it's literally it's playing on the direction of the Qibla. And the idea that they are retreating from Islam in the island and Hina had Allah but the

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only people who are able to be able to follow this instruction is the ones that Allah guided. Allah, Allah, Allah Nina is going to be too big of a problem in kind of like a villatte. And it's going to be too big of a change, except for those who Allah has guided. I would like to as I as I teach these ions, what I like to emphasize is how does this apply to you and me today? Because I already changed on handling that it's not difficult for you to say, Oh, no Jerusalem anymore. I guess I'm going to pray towards karma. That problem is solved for you and me. But what are these, I mean for you, and

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Meet na. Here's what they mean. Sometimes you and I are learning about Islam. Actually, sometimes you and I are not learning about Islam, we hear things and we follow them since childhood.

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And later on in your life, you actually learn that that wasn't Islamic.

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Later on in life, you learn that there's something else, you're supposed to do something differently. Does that happen to you? When that happens to you? And you say, No, no, I'm not going to do things the old way anymore. I'll do them this because I studied this and I learned this. I'm going to follow this. Everybody in your family says what? A crazy What happened to you? Why are you becoming so extreme? All of us do it this way. Oh, we're all wrong. Everybody's wrong. Now. Your grandfather was wrong to his father was wrong.

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When you're sitting there going, No, sorry.

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Because now you have to see, do you follow your family? Because they're Muslim too. Or do you follow what you studied, what you learned, is going to get you in big trouble. So people came to the Sahaba. And they said this, and actually when the direction was changed some Sahaba came to the prophet and they said this for K for Binda, Xena, moto Musa Luna in an elaborate and muchness.

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So a lot there were lots of people who used to pray towards Jerusalem and they died. So they were praying towards the wrong GPS direction.

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There's a lot didn't count.

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What about them?

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And then what about all of our prayers, we were praying in these many years we were praying towards Jerusalem. If that was wrong, none of those prayers counted.

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And so when that team that that distinction came alive, so Magellan revealed with my Canon Law, julio de Monaco,

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Allah will not ever be someone who wastes your Eman.

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Allah will not waste your Eman. It's beautiful, isn't it? They said our prayers are wasted. Allah didn't say Allah will not waste your prayer. Allah said Allah will not waste your Eman because prayer is only valuable when you pray with him on the direction was less important. Somebody stuck in the middle of the dark at night in the desert somewhere and they have to pray and their their phone has no service so the app for the kubla is not working.

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You know they don't have a compass and nothing. They're not gonna lie. What do I do? What do I do what I do? Like Eeny meeny miney, Kaaba, and they just

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and then later on when they you know when they find out they prey towards Disney World instead of their prayer counter know

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that a counter no you know why it counted because they prayed with what a man

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the other beautiful thing here is Salah is a man to Allah

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to Allah there's no difference between salah and the mind. That should tell you how important Salah is

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because no Salah to Allah is the same as No, Mr. And oh man that's heavy.

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That's don't use that on your children.

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That's for you. And for me. The state of your Salah is the state of your Eman. When you don't give a lot of value to your salon. You're not giving a lot of value to your Eman.

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When you take care of your salon, you're taking care of your mind. No difference between the two. This is why we're makanda Lago de Monaco, Allah will never waste stream on your demand direction is not dependent on it. Well in Canada kabupaten Allah Allah Marina de la la la la julio de Monaco. But what about the people and this is your email the people who asked the question, but they asked a question about people who died a long time ago. But the answer is Allah will not waste your Eman. But what about their Yvonne? So law says in the law avinasi Nora Rahim Allah in regards to all people has always been for him has always been extremely compassionate, always been loving, always

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been caring has always known what they're going through. I take you back to that one example because it's my favorite example the people of the cave. In my studies, I am convinced that as hobbled, I have had no idea of any profits.

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There are no idea about any profits or any book.

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All they knew was idol worship is wrong. There can only be one God. That's all they knew.

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And they made up their prayers.

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You guide us you tell us what to do. We don't know what to do.

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Was that good enough for a lot too.

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Allah didn't say what they didn't even need to do before they asked me

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they don't even have a job and

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he didn't care because in the law

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enough not to offer him a less compassionate caring understanding loving and merciful to all people across the board

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he Spears them don't think I was ready to punish we have unfortunately for a lot of people in the religion this happened to the people before us the Jews they became very strict and they used to make it look like sound like Allah will punish you at every turn

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or you did this run the law punish you you did that all punish you you know

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somebody somebody came to the machines after many years they made will do they missed a few drops and your

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Salah is not gonna count

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so sad. He's gonna burn

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don't do that.

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This is this is the teaching here. Even if they were praying in the entirely wrong direction in the lab and nothing Audible for him. Finally the

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man, I gotta tell you this. You guys know the story of Musa alayhis salaam right. When masala Salam spoke with Allah. Allah told him to go to Freetown

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and when he when he told him to go to Fidel and he made a list of problems, Musa made a list of problems. He said, you know, India half one afternoon where they possibly will Anthony police it for us in our own home Allah, ya know, Malia Dumbo and you know, you can reboot and then yeah, they will call me a liar. They're going my tongue doesn't move. I become frustrated. I can't speak properly. I need backup. I need help. Could you give me Hold on? They might even kill me before they let me speak. I made a list of problems. And then Allah answered him. what's beautiful about the ayah that we're about to read? Is that Allah is also just like he answered Musa he's gonna answer also Allah

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Salallahu alaihe salam. But look at how he answered those Hola. Cada nada takadanobaba Salah we saw your face turning towards the sky. And Nara suggest the key. We keep seeing your face turning towards the sky. Also Lhasa wouldn't even ask.

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He didn't ask. He was just hurting in his heart that his backers towards the house of his father Ibrahim.

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So he would just kind of look at the sky.

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And the other beautiful thing is the color blue logica means your face itself turned. Instead of you turned your face, the face itself turn, you know, sometimes you do a body action and you can't even control it. You hear a sound and use go like that. And you didn't even intend to do that. You just reaction. It's suggesting the profits or someone can even help himself every now and then just

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you know every time he's about to pray. And he's not facing the Qibla. He's just his eyes just go into the sky, his face goes into the sky.

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And unless has he noticed,

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he noticed that you have that reaction.

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So you don't have to ask, every time you turn your face into the sky for that new alien Necker cube letter, and

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then we are We swear to it, therefore, that we are absolutely turning you without a doubt without a doubt in your mind in a direction that makes you happy. that pleases you. This is the ayah is the only ayah of the actual reason for the change of the Qibla.

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You have later you know, all around we've learned it was the house built by Ibrahim alayhis salam, later on a local command turn in its direction. But the first reason Allah gave openly was that the profit zone was sad.

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And now to make him happy, I'm changing the direction in a direction that makes you happy. So a lot more names on it. What am mahkamah Rasulullah saw that the reason we pray towards the Qibla is it pleases us a lot.

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So so beautiful. By the way, the happiness of our Prophet is the same as the happiness of Allah. Because when the Kaaba was finally cleaned up, it'll lead to nothing when Islam Medina, the same verbiage was used, you know, I am pleased with for you as Islam as your religion. Now the thing that I'd like to highlight here, remember I told you the prophet will testify against us?

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Or for us before?

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Think about this a lot change the Qibla for him, did he even have to ask?

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No.

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Unless he's the Qibla. And on judgment day, he'll actually ask

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How heavy is that? How heavy a burden is that so we have to know what rasulillah we're dealing with the Messenger of Allah so I sent him it's not a light matter. For when the wedge hugger shadow The machine will

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turn your face then in the direction of emotional hurt on the sanctified machine. The you know the sacred machine. Now the terminal machine ROM was new the Arabs did not use it. They use and wait and wait and it carrabba these are known names.

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When the Quran used what phrase and mushy dill Haram, and mustard is a word from the word sajida, which means to do such that, the place of such that so the the official name of the GABA is a magical Heron. I'm not sure that that's in the Quran right? Now, why is that important?

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There are lots of things we do at the machine Aqaba we do tawaf, we do ethical stuff, we do solar, but in the word machine which act is highlighted,

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which is the most important act, such that because from it comes the word machine right. Now, why sets die important, go back, the first battle. That's the first story that's mentioned in the Quran. Here is a story of Adam, which was a problem of what refusal to do such that we are the final soldiers of that battle. And when do you win that battle against Satan when you fall into says that because when you fall into such that you do the opposite of worshiping did

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you do the opposite of worship landed, and now the house that is supposed to be there, so that humanity until the Day of Judgment can do such that that's the house that you are now to pray in direction of? That is your mission. So panela so profound by calling it a lesson on the sacred place of doing such that the sanctified place of doing what how you feel my control, and wherever you may be for when you would you have come shutaura who then you should turn your faces in its direction. The first part of it was for a pseudo Lhasa, wherever you must turn towards the Qibla towards a national heroine. Then he turns to the online says, By the way, you also all of you also turn

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towards it. We're in Medina, Alton Kitab, Liana Muna and novel Hakuna be him, no doubt about it. Those who are given the book, they know that it is the truth from their master. They also know that this is the right Qibla I'll give you one example of that from the Quran that should be enough. How do the Christians and Jews especially the Jews, how do they know that this is the Kaaba for them which was Kaaba had no value which which place had value? Jerusalem? Quran says they know how do they know for the Jews who's the most important prophet Do you know?

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Torah given to Musa I'll tell you something about Musa Musa accidentally killed a person. He punched somebody and he died. And he ran away to Egypt from Egypt to meridian. He ran away from Egypt to where Medina, Medina is Arab.

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But then his Arab land. When he went to Medina, he got married. You know this right?

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When he got married, he married an old man's daughter from madeon, which means he married an Arab

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is pretty awesome when you I talked to my Jewish friends was like Moses married Arab.

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His kids are like,

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you know, half Arab. And according to some of them, ethnicity comes from the mother.

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So I'm like his kids are Arab, according to you.

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But anyway, when he did marry in Midian, you know, his father said, the girl's father said you must work for me for eight years. Or you could do 10

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years or you could do 10 you know how he said it? And that urine ether mania Hajaj? You will work for me for eight hedge.

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Eight hedge or you could do 10 hedge. How many how do we do in a year?

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One, which land was this Arab land Yes or no? Arab land. And in the Arab land, an Arab old man says you will work for me for for 10 hudge.

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When you say the word HUD, what location Are you making reference to Jerusalem has has ever been done in Jerusalem? How just being done around the canvas since the time of Ibrahim Ali Salaam.

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When he says eight or eight or 10 hij. He's telling Mussolini's around about the Kaaba and musala salaam himself knows about the Kaaba. And why wouldn't he he lived among a believer within a believer in the Arab land from the children of Ibraheem alehissalaam Why wouldn't he know

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subhana wa, they know, they know. And Quran gives us hints that they know even though they buried it away, you know, when I was reading a magazine for his book on the man who will be about how much they know about the cowboy? I don't know. He said when they talk because they don't say it's mine was slaughtered. They say, you know, his heart was slaughtered, but we say his mind was slaughtered. So they say he took his hat to the valley of Saqqara, between Shiva and Maura. That's what the Jews say, a valley called saqa between sci fi and moora so they took MCE and turned it into what saqa and Safa and Marwa, what do they turn it into? She found Maura like

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There's no shimamura anywhere. There's no soccer anywhere working, where's this valley? They changed a little bit spelling here and there. And from Makkah became Sokka and Safa became Shiva and marva became Moodle. And

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so how they know they know about the Kaaba, they know it was built by their father and a mother. You know, so they Allah says they are the Buddha and nothing happened to him, they absolutely know that it is the truth on their master on the law Hobi laughing and matamanoa analyze not unaware of what they do. Allah knows full well what they do. I'd like to conclude in shallow China with the following. There are in western Islamic Studies. There are those who still question the Kaaba.

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They say Oh, the Arabs they came up with their own sort of story about Abraham and it has nothing to do with the Bible. Because since it's not in the Bible, it's not authentic. And you know, why would they even pray in that direction they were better off praying towards Jerusalem, allows words become true even today, say a hula sofa hominin as my one law human capability haemolytica the fools among the people will say why what turned them away from the direction of Jerusalem towards Mecca. The fools will say they still say to this day

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they're still PhDs, professors and universities are still saying the same thing to this day. And Quran is still commenting on them saying say Apollo sofa Amina NASS, now allow human equivalent to him, and that he can run the the heart of the lesson here that I wanted to, you know, give across to you and shout out Allah is that that the change of the Qibla in represents a huge shift in the way that we the Muslim Ummah thinks. We are not concerned about ourselves. We're concerned about all of humanity. And that is evidenced in the fact that we are the people of Ibrahim on Islam barakallahu li walakum through Quran and Hakeem when finally we are coming out with him salaam aleikum wa

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rahmatullah wa barakato.

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