Seerah S01 E01 Part A – Importance Of Studying The Seerah

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Bismillah al Rahman al Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah ala alihi wa sahbihi wa seldom at the Sleeman kathira Elijah Medina mother, a loving mother and Milena Elana alimta in nikka intellia animal Hakeem. I love them I love NEMA and found out when

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I was eating Ironman or millenia Kareem, or ambitiously. sadri or surly Emery what you look at me listening to Holly

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My dear brothers and sisters in Islam Assalamu alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh

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Mashallah. All phases belong to Allah subhanho wa Taala we praise Allah subhanho wa Taala we seek his assistance, and we seek His guidance and we seek refuge in Allah subhanho wa Taala from the evils of our souls and the adverse consequences of our deeds. When serve Allah subhanho wa Taala decrees guidance upon the nun can miss guide him and will serve Allah subhanho wa Taala decrease

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this guidance upon the nun can guide him and peace in salutations be upon the final messenger, Muhammad Ali Abdullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, I bear witness that there is no one worthy of worship besides one Allah, and that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is his final messenger.

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My dear brothers and sisters, indeed all praises belong to Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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showered upon us

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the blessing of Ramadan

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and showered upon us

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the blessing of fasting

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the month of Ramadan

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and showered upon us the blessing of standing its Knights in prayer. Indeed, the blessings of Allah subhanho wa Taala are many. And Allah subhanho wa Taala says we're introducing Allah He led to that if you were to try and audit and take a count of the blessings of Allah subhanho wa Taala upon you, you will never ever be able to do so. From the many blessings of Allah subhanho wa Taala upon us is the blessing of completing our tarawih during the 12th night of this month of Ramadan Subhan Allah, how fast have these days finished? And how fast have these nights come and gone? We ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to accept

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all our acts of worship in the days and nights that have passed in this beautiful month. And we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to grant us Baraka in our time, and our deeds for the days that remain. I mean, I mean, indeed Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said mon sama Ramadan, Eman and YT seven of your Allah who massacred them in them be that the one who fasts the month of Ramadan, believing in Allah subhanho wa Taala

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and believing in his command and instruction and believing in the rewards that Allah subhanho wa Taala has promised for the one who spends the nights of Ramadan standing with your Allah who may or may, then for this person, Allah subhanho wa Taala will forgive his previous sins May Allah subhanho wa Taala forgive all our sins, I mean, I mean, my dear brothers and sisters, all praises again belong to Allah subhanho wa Taala for allowing us to discuss another segment during the nights of Ramadan here in Melbourne, Australia. A segment related to that studied by the pious pd cesses even before the books of Hadith were compact,

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a segment that is directly relate related towards our

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better understanding of the book of Allah subhanho wa Taala and a segment that has much of its information rooted deep in the book of Allah subhanho wa Taala before any book of Islam, a segment that helps us understand the best of generations, the Sahaba of the Allahu anhu

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You married, and the segment My dear brothers and sisters, dealing with the best person to have walked the face of this earth, a person. You and I have been commanded to follow and walk in his footsteps, a segment dealing with none other than the final messenger. Muhammad Ali Abdullah Saleh Allahu alayhi wa sallam. Allah subhanho wa Taala gather as with Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in general. I mean, remember brothers and sisters from the rites of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam is that when

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we hear his name,

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then we should send salutations upon him. salallahu alayhi wasallam

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this segment that we've been speaking about my dear brothers and sisters is a segment

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titled, a blast from the past, a blast from the past, this era in the 21st century, a series My dear brothers and sisters, which insha Allah will last till towards the end of Ramadan, Bismillah heeta Allah, and in this series we hope to discuss briefly and not completely take note of this briefly, and not completely events from the life of our beloved Prophet Muhammad Abdullah Abdullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in a series which our scholars have the Humala call, a Syrah or understanding the Sierra. Now what does this mean? This means my dear brothers and sisters, that during our time together, we will not conduct a systematic run through the life of our beloved messenger, our

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beloved Prophet, Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam for that obviously, is beyond the scope of this get together. And this particular sitting, and also because Allah subhanho wa Taala has blessed with Allah in hand, the oma with many books in both Arabic as well as English, books dealing in great detail and covering the life of our beloved prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he Sera, the events of his life in a very systematic way.

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For the benefit of you all in terms of English literature, then we have several publications by darussalam publishers, and by I pH, the International Islamic publishing house, and perhaps the most extensive publication thus far, dealing with the Sierra in a systematic way. The C Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam is the book by Dr. Addy Celebi.

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And this is a translation of his original work, which was in the Arabic language. during our time together, my dear brothers and sisters, I intend for us to take only snippets, snippets from the life of our beloved Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And for us to ponder over these events, the slip is that we discuss and extrapolate diligent lessons that aid our growth and development in the century that you and I travels through today. We Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us Baraka in our time, in our strength, in our energies, and in our abilities to learn and May Allah subhanho wa Taala increase our knowledge, I mean, I mean, now before we dive into the series, my dear brothers

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and sisters, we must run through a pertinent introduction, a pertinent introduction and no science can be started, except that it must have an introduction that comes before it to help us better

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learn the science that is to be shared and inshallah today, we will take an introduction to the series and from tomorrow onwards, we will take selected pieces from the Sierra and study them in light of the instructions shared with you just now. So today inshallah, we will take an introduction and in this introduction, my dear brothers and sisters, I want to share with you the meaning of Sierra

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and share with you the reasons why it is important for you and I to study this year. All the benefits you and I attain from studying the Sierra. Firstly, in terms of the definition of the Sierra, this term Sierra is an Arabic term derived

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From the three letter word of web sarrah and its present tense is ERC yuru and then we have the root form of this verb, which is say run sarrah Yasuhiro Sera, Sera comes from this three letter verb and this is not strange in the Arabic language because the Arabic language is famous for having words that are derivatives, right we have root words and words or other words are derived from its root.

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So, let us see wrong refer to linguistically, linguistically si euro refers to a person's way or a person's methodology, and this way, or methodology can be praiseworthy, or can be a way or methodology that is frowned upon. This is what it means linguistically, this is what it meant before the advent of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam because we know that Allah subhanho wa Taala revealed the sciences of the Sharia in the Arabic language, but the Arabic language as a language existed before the advent of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam and before the revelation of the Quran, so it's natural that we have words that have a linguistic meaning, and then have a specific

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meaning after the advent of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam.

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But this time, Sierra, or Sarah Yasuhiro, say Ron also refers to

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the concept of

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participating in a journey and the concept of treading a path.

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So when we say that CRR refers to the methodology or somebodies methodology, or somebody's life events or biography, what is the connection between treading a path or conducting a journey and learning somebodies biography? There's a relationship and that relationship is in the form of you and I actually treading the path of this person and traveling his journey. When we study his life events. Do you see the connection between the between the term saara and Sierra and the reason why it refers to the history of a person when we study the history of somebody, we are actually walking in their footsteps, we are actually treading their path, we are actually traversing their journey as

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we walk their footsteps, we are living the journey that they lived, but obviously in a different way. And after the the the advent of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam we see that the scholars took this term and associated it only with the biography biography of Muhammad Ali Abdullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam such that if the term sera is used generally, it refers to no one else or the biography of no one else besides the biography of our beloved prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam if we wanted to refer to somebody else, we have to be more specific and say the CEO of so and so, but if we generally use the term Sierra, it refers to no other person besides our

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beloved prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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So why study this year?

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Or why have

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a topic titled Azir?

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Are there any foods in studying topics such as these? Are there any benefits in studying such as the topic such as these? And the answer to that my dear brothers and sisters is yes. And our scholars Rahmatullah here and him have cited many benefits related to studying the theory of our beloved prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. And if we look at many of the books of Syrah, we see that many an author takes time to list these benefits for the reader to benefit to benefit and for the reader to sort of have the taste buds wet and, and for the reader to have a greater appetite. So when they dive into the life of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. The concentration is of an

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even higher pedigree and higher level, from the benefits cited by our scholars. Rahmatullah here I lay him related to studying the Sierra is that doing so is from following the commands of Allah subhanho wa Taala

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Doing so is from following the commands of Allah subhanho wa Taala for Allah subhanho wa Taala in 10s of places in his book, commands as to take Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as a role model to take him sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as a role model, and taking him as a role model can only happen once we study his biography salallahu alayhi wasallam once we study his Syrah, if we look at the 31st

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in Surah Al imraan Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah says call in to him Boone, Allah Halford Debbie Rooney, booboo, como la, you, baby como la hawayo Viru Lakhan Zulu back home. What la Allahu Rahi Allah subhanho wa Taala in Surah Al imraan is number 31 says that tells them oh Mohammed, if they say they love Allah subhanho wa Taala they love Allah subhanho wa Taala for Toby Rooney, then tell them it is obligatory upon them to follow you. Oh Muhammad to follow you, oh Muhammad, you've become Allah then only what Allah subhanho wa Taala love them or then only when Allah subhanho wa Taala loves you or you're very lucky Zulu back home, and then only when Allah subhanho wa Taala forgive

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your sins, Allah who follow Rahim and Allah subhanho wa Taala is the most forgiving, the Most Merciful. In Surah 221 Allah subhanho wa Taala says lapada Candela Khun fi rasulillah Swati Hashanah, lemon Cana yo Jolla, while yo mela Hera was a Corolla kathira Allah subhanho wa Taala says, there has certainly been for you in the Messenger of Allah, an excellent manner and excellent code, and excellent conduct an excellent pattern for who, for anyone whose hope is in Allah subhanho wa Taala and the last day, and the one who remembers Allah subhanho wa Taala and often meaning us or servants of Allah, and our children of Adam, and making his way our way. As I said, My dear brothers

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and sisters, cannot happen, except after studying his life salallahu alayhi wasallam and pondering over his events sallallahu alayhi wasallam it cannot happen except after learning his beliefs sallallahu alayhi wasallam and learning the way he worship Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam for Allah subhanho wa Taala does not want us to worship him the way we want to worship Him, rather, Allah subhanho wa Taala wants us to worship Him, the way Allah subhanho wa Taala wants to be worshipped. And Allah subhanho wa Taala taught the way he wants to be worshipped to Muhammad, Abdullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and that is why Allah subhanho wa Taala says in

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Surah, two Doha, Wawa Jeddah, Cabo curveball Len for her, that we found you not upon complete guidance for Heather and we guided you, you were searching how to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala but you didn't know and we guided you by revealing to you by teaching you how Allah subhanho wa Taala wants to be worshipped. So we follow Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam his way by learning his Syrah and learning the way he sallallahu alayhi wasallam worship Allah subhanho wa Taala Also, my dear brothers and sisters, my the fathers and mothers, and all our guests that have joined us online well in the in hand, we must learn or we can take Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi

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wasallam as an as a perfect example, by learning how he invited towards Allah subhanho wa Taala sallallahu alayhi wasallam and how he led his people sallallahu alayhi wasallam and how he was as a father, son, Allahu alayhi wa sallam, and how he was as a husband sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and how he was as a teacher sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and the way he was as a friend sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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The way he was as a traveler, sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And the way he was as a resident sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And the way he was as a person sallallahu alayhi wasallam, his emotions, his concerns, his simplicity, his selflessness, his son and excellence, the times when he was Stan and the times when he forgave sallallahu alayhi wasallam. We have to learn all this. So you and I can be true to the idea in which Allah subhanho wa Taala commands us to take Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, as our guide, as our lighthouse, as our example, in everything that you and I are, in terms of our minds, in terms of our bodies, in terms of our souls, in terms of our hearts, in

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terms of our neffs and our self. We Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us the understanding what I've said to you, my dear brothers and sisters,

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is not strange, because

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this detailed study of the life of our beloved Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam, all this effort was something done by the best generations before us from the pious predecessors. Were those who said, Farrell Mel mahasi.

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a denier well,

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Allahu Akbar that in the lessons and the knowledge of almasi al Maha as he was an earlier name, for Sierra, it was an early an info Sierra, it refers to Sierra,

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in the knowledge of the Sierra or the expeditions of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam his knowledge for this life and the next, this is what they would say, this is what they would say. In fact, in fact, we see from the pious Pt cesses, those who would say that, that they were taught the seer of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. In the same way, or in a manner similar to the way that they were taught the Quran Subhan Allah Subhana Allah Take, take lessons of this, my dear brothers and sisters, that they were brought up many times you and I asked and we said this is your cause, here, we want to take lessons, we want to apply the theory in the 21st century, many a time I

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am asked and you ask, how should we bring up our children what is the best way? What is the best lessons to share with our children? What is the best model to follow? And without doubt, the best model is to follow the model practice by the pious predecessors before us the model of bringing up our children upon the Quran and upon the Sira of our beloved prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam Allah subhanho wa Taala gather us with him in Jannah admin admin. So this is one of the benefits

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when studying the sera from the benefits My dear brothers and sisters, as cited to us by our scholars, heavy the home Allah and they took from our scholars who passed away before Brahma tala, here la him is that in studying the Sierra, our understanding of the Quran increases Subhanallah our understanding of the Quran increases, and this is the month of course, this is the month of growing our understanding of the Quran. You and I both know my dear brothers and sisters, that the Quran was revealed piecemeal, across how many years 23 years across 23 years, and in many cases the Quran came down as an answer to a question. In many places in the Quran, Allah subhanho wa Taala says Why yes

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aloo nakka

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nakka nakka is aluna Annie Hilah they asked you about the new moon the healer

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way yes aluna aka Annie rule. And they ask you about the roof the soul.

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What is aluna karma they're human.

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And they ask you regarding that which they should spend off and spend from

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the yes aluna and in the hungry while Mesa and they ask you concerning alcohol.

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Ask you concerning gambling. So in many cases the Quran was revealed, in answer to a question. And the Quran was also revealed at times to resolve an issue or after an event. And we know the famous story

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called The if, when I shadow the Allah who

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was wrongly accused of something

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which was beyond her rhodiola one, this was an event, this was an issue an issue. And Allah subhanho wa Taala reviewed the ayat concerning this issue. When we study the Sierra we gain greater detail and context to the circumstance and situation. And this grows in turn our understanding of the Quran, our understanding of the is also the Quran at times came down to explain a phenomenon or explain a circumstance or event like the Battle of battle, and the Battle of offered and the Treaty of who they via and so on, and so forth. So from the benefits of learning the Sierra is to grow our understanding of the book of Allah subhanho wa Taala. Also, my dear brothers and sisters from the

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benefits of studying the Sierra is correcting our Islamic beliefs and our arcada Yes, my dear brothers and sisters, if you didn't know, one of the primary sources for our Qaeda, and Islamic belief is the fear of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam, especially the Macan era, the Macan era, especially this era, when the Quran was being revealed to a pagan nation, a nation that had hearts shackled, in schilke, shackled in denying the hereafter shackled upon misguidance that came to them from their forefathers. When we look at the Sierra and study the Sierra especially the Macan period.

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it corrects our belief, and it perfects our belief. So from the benefits of studying the Sierra is perfecting our understanding of Islamic theology or al Qaeda, or Islamic belief. From the benefits of learning the serum idea, brothers and sisters, is bettering our understanding of the sooner

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the sooner fasudil Allah sallallahu alayhi wasallam for if we open the books of Hadith, in many circumstances, we find snippets of a hadith or a hadith mentioning an issue or a circumstance or an event in a very brief manner. But when we look at the Sierra, it grows our understanding of what the Hadith is referring to. Also, my dear brothers and sisters, and this is from one of the greatest benefits when it comes to studying the Sierra and that is lessons such as these grow our love for Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam and this is a point we need to discuss

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in some detail.

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Studying the zero My dear brothers and sisters grows our love for Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam and love of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is vital because loving him his Deen loving him his religion, loving him his religion. Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah says in Surah two Toba is number 24 he says subhanho wa Taala

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in Canada

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Welcome

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to mu, where t Joe

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una casa de

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Bona Ha ha, la mina la have bet la

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mina wa he also only what he had in FY sahbihi Basu fetter Basu had to be an MRI, one la hula comb and fast up. What does Allah subhanho wa Taala say? In surah, two Toba, Allah subhanho wa Taala say say oh Mohamed, if your fathers and your sons and your brothers

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And your wives and your relatives and the world which you have obtained, and the commerce the transactions and trade, were in you fear decline, and dwellings with which you are pleased. If all these things are more beloved to you, then Allah subhanho wa Taala and more beloved to you then his messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and striving in the path of Allah subhanho wa Taala than wait for Torah bus, then wait until Allah subhanho wa Taala executes his command, an Allah does not guide the defiantly disobedient people may Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us so here, Allah subhanho wa Taala warns us against making anything in terms of our love greater than the love that we have for

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Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in a hadith in Sahih al Bukhari in the famous hadith of ns. He says, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam lay you know, I had

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none of you truly believe none of you truly believe had akuna habla LA, until I become the most beloved to him. Meanwhile, he from his parents were well Eddie, he and his children were nasty edge Marine, and everybody else, all of mankind's, all of mankind's and we know very famous, you already will have Barbara de Allah who and he famously went to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam and he said, I love you more than everybody else. But myself.

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But myself.

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So Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, No,

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no, you haven't really brilliant. So he said there I love you more than everybody else, including myself. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said Allah Yama now now you have truly believed. So that's a snippet. From the life of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we can we can understand this snippet in two ways. Firstly, the soft nature of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam that the Sahaba could come and perhaps joke with him, perhaps joke with him.

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And the Sahaba could come and discuss anything with him. salallahu alayhi wasallam they wouldn't feel scared. They wouldn't feel shy. They wouldn't feel shy to go to and say Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam? Correct us here. This is our case. What do you think? Right? And we also learn from it. The strength of the man, the man of the Sahaba of the Allahu Akbar, imagine that once they are told that what they upon is not enough, they can immediately change for the better. They can immediately change for the better. Omar didn't say give me a couple of days. Here also Allah is not enough. I have to love you more than me. Give me two days. Give me three days. Let me think about

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it. When we think about this, right? That's what we do. Right?

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No, immediately said hello. Then I love you more than everybody including myself. Immediately.

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We are together so that means I mean, I mean so brothers and sisters. Loving Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam is deep and studying the Sierra

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causes our love for him to grow.