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Sajid Umar – All About Worship

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Sajid Ahmed Umar

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Episode Notes

This Fajr Reminder was presented by Sheikh Sajid Umar at the Melbourne Madinah, Australia – Ramadan 2014

The advices shared in ‘All about Worship’ dealt with the pillars and conditions that are incumbent upon a believer for our worship to be accepted.

Episode Transcript

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smilla rahmanir rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen

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wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah who Allah Allah, he was a big marine. And my back surgery were Sidley Emery. When you look at me Lisa Annie, yes.

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My dear brothers and sisters in Islam Assalamu alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh. All praise belongs to Allah subhanho wa Taala and peace and salutations be upon the final messenger, Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,

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we praise Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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For once again, blessing us to be from amongst those that observed selected federal,

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in JAMA.

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Indeed, this is a great blessing May Allah subhanho wa Taala make this blessing, a permanent blessing in our lives such that we observe so that's the future in Java

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every day

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of every week of every month

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of every year, me I mean, my dear brothers and sisters, in the short fracture remind that I would like to talk a little bit about the pillars of Nevada and the conditions for Yvette especially since we are in a month known as the month of

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Ramadan is a season of worship, as our scholars refer to La La hymn site with regards to the pillars of la vida,

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these pillars are taught to us in the article of faith La ilaha illAllah, Muhammad Rasul Allah, for when we say la ilaha illAllah. This is known in the Arabic language as a nephew

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or as negating and negation

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What are we negating?

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We are negating there being any other God worthy of worship

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Illa Allah, this is effect. This is an affirmation. What do we affirm, we affirm that only one Allah is worthy of worship, this is what La ilaha illAllah needs, there is no one worthy of worship besides one of law.

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And this portion of the article of faith

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teaches us the first pillar

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of a bed and that is the pillar of sincerity and being sincere.

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In the Arabic language sincerity is called a class

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and if love comes from the verb lover, you

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lasagne which refers to purifying something, removing the impurities from something such that what remains behind is pure.

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Right. So, you you filter the substance, it removes the impurities, and what is left behind is totally pure.

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This is what allows refers to sincerity is called a class or a class is called sincerity, or this term in class is used to name this first pillar,

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from the pillars of worship, because for our acts of worship to be accepted,

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we have to purify our intentions behind which that act of worship is performed.

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For Allah subhanho wa Taala

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will not judge us to have done something

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because we looked like we did it. But he will judge us to have done it. If the intention behind the action was in its place, if we intended Allah subhana wa to Allah, behind that which was then if we intended Allah subhanho wa Taala behind that which was left.

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So we purify our intentions, and remove

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our actions been for anyone else, except Allah subhanho wa Taala that what is left of the purification process is this acting solely for the pleasure of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And when seeking the face of Allah subhanahu wa Tada This is the first pillar. Without this pillar, no act of worship can be accepted.

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And this is taught to us in many places in the book of Allah subhanho wa Taala and the student of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. In fact, Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was sent for this purpose of injecting the quality of Islam in the Ummah that we worship.

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No one other than

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the unity and allies worship.

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The people that Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam first went to he was sent to all of mankind. But these closest people, the people who took the message to Fest, they were people that were pagan isolators they were people

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that were upon what their forefathers were upon.

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But they were not people who denied Allah.

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They were not people who denied Allah subhanho wa Taala. Rather, they were people who denied worshipping only one Allah.

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They accepted the Lordship of Allah subhanho wa Taala Aruba via the Lordship of Allah accepted, they accepted that Allah is the Creator, they accepted it. Allah subhanho

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wa Taala in Santa Monica somehow it will lay a Pooh bah if you ask the same people who worship idols, who created the heavens

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and in essence, who created you and everything in creation? They will say Allah, Allah created

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right, they will they will acknowledge this, they will not from the fabric of those who denied there being a god.

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They were not from this group of people. The issue was

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they lacked a class insincerity. They lacked worshipping only one Allah, they lacked making the actions only for the sake of one Allah they actions was for the game was for name and fame was for

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the praises of the people. And when they worshipped the associated partners with Allah Subhana who attack right so that the greatest fear can the greatest fear because when you prostrate you take an ideal as a god

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and minor keys when you offer dysuria. When you do something for people, you pray, such as your parents can see. You be good to the community can praise you.

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You became educated so people could announce your qualifications. Valeria. Yama, subhanho wa Taala protect this is a shame because

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the lack this and May Allah protect us how many of us have issues similar in terms of the main issue Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, he doesn't fear the great issue for the mifi as the main issue, and dangerous as what?

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When you do things,

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for the purpose of gratification,

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for people to acknowledge that you've done it,

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for people to build your name, and status and fame and standing in the community that you come from.

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And the fact that I was to kind of wait and I mentioned this concept of it last time and time again in the Quran is a lesson of how important it is.

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Whenever you and I repeat something to one another, we repeat it because it's important. When we talk to our wives and we repeat an instruction. It's important when we talk to our children and repeated instruction. It's important in the workplace. We repeat instructions. We follow up. We look at progress. It's because it's important.

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Why? Because it's important if it wasn't important, nobody would ask you nobody would follow up. Did you find me Rosa Did you do this Did you do that nobody would follow up if it's not important, who cares? But if Allah subhanho wa Taala, repeats it and repeats it and repeats it and also

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constantly teaches it, that this teaches us that Subhanallah This is a mighty affair. This is salvation in this life in the next, this first pillar of rebellion. It loves and being sincere, making our speech only for Allah making our actions only for Allah doing for the sake of Allah leaving for the sake of Allah living for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala had good enough quality one usuki one woman at

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least lilla popular anime luxury color will be there because we're an overload muslimin to Panama, what an amazing statement of an amazing prophet of Allah subhanho wa Taala brought him and he said I'm saying indeed my son, and my sacrifice and my life and my death delays for Allah Subhana who attend the Lord of the worlds and this is what I was commanded to. This is the

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First thing I was commanded to, he was commanded to many things. But in general, when a person says I was commanded to this is referring to from the most important commands that were given to me, the first command that was given to him, and he proudly says, What do you mean? I am the first one. In terms of this class, I am the champion of it. He's striving to be the champion of it. And indeed the primary reason was a champion. Allah subhanho wa Taala raise the ranks because of his two heat Allah tests that is to heat time and time again who is married at a certain Mr. Heat was tested. Who do you put before Allah your son? A gift from Allah, the command of Allah Subhana who

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is to heat was tested, his sincerity was tested, his class was tested. Allah subhanho wa Taala says, woman Illa Li Abdullah meclizine Allahu Dena kunafa an amazing idea that they were not commanded except worship Allah sincerely, love with Deen. That is all of religion.

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That is religion.

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And Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in the famous Hadith of the Allah one man will be me yet there is nothing about your actions except the intentions behind those actions being performed. That is what a lot looks at. We're in demand equilibrium manner. And for every person is the rewards based on their level of intention and the strength of the intention.

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That's what you will get.

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You can play the slowest slider but if it's the weakest of intention, your rewards are based on that intention.

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This is character not personality. Allah subhanho wa Taala looks at the character of the action not like you and i, you and i look at personality, the appearance right? a poor person walks into the masjid here, dressed in a designer suit Mashallah rich man entered immediately.

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We are victims of the personality trait.

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This is the world we live in a world of consumerization world of advertisements world of hype, right? It's it's how it looks. Doesn't matter what it is. It's how it appears. Now. Allah subhanho wa Taala sorry, come Allah ilab Sadiq Khan, Allah can young gorilla poo become our medical that doesn't look at the appearance. It doesn't look at your bodies and your clothing and your outer appearance and what you look like you're doing. He looks at your heart and he looks at your deeds.

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We look around to see class Allahumma Inanna ob come in and Lucia bokashi Luna and a movie when a stuffed animal and a movie, we supplicate and ask Allah subhana wa tada Oh Allah we seek protection in you refuge in You

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from associating partners with you.

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Once we know and we seek forgiveness if we ever did so, once we didn't know

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the second pillar My dear brothers and sisters is L metabo. And l metabo. comes from the second part of the kalama and the article of faith.

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Muhammad Rasul Allah,

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when you say Muhammad Rasulullah What are you saying?

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We have to understand this. Today many a time La ilaha illAllah Muhammad Rasul Allah, Allah, Allah Allah Muhammad Rasul Allah, Allah Allah, Allah, what are you saying?

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Is it just lip service and rattling off the tongue?

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Or are the words penetrating our collarbones into our hearts? What are we saying? When you say this, when you say Muhammad Rasulullah you are saying Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is His Messenger, meaning I will not worship Allah except upon the way of this messenger of Allah. sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And that's how we started our series also to lead I will not live my life except as for the way of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Right the series, we started off to throw away a blast from the past, the Syrah in the 21st century, we want to,

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we want to learn from the best person to have walked the face of this earth, to do justice to this testimony of faith. When we say Muhammad Rasulullah we're not just paying lip service, we want to walk the talk, or talk the walk.

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Was it walk the walk and talk the talk?

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Right, this is what we want to do.

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And whatever, that we worship Allah as per his worship, we behave as per his manners and morals and etickets sallallahu alayhi wasallam. This means my dear brothers and sisters, if you did an act of worship solely for the sake of Allah, but it went against the teachings of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam

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Your act of worship will be rejected. Somebody says Serato is only to look at who who is very good to God is very good. They am standing in Salah is very good. I am going to make fun of like mockery bamboo, two, three Raka

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only two, three, it's better.

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Only for the sake of nobody else I only intend the face of Allah subhanho wa Taala What do we say to him?

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When I meet Armand and Lisa Alinea Marina, for whom

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we say to him the hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, that the one who does any action

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which is not

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from our actions, then is actually rejected. We say you have gone against Muhammad Rasulullah even if you did it for Allah, you've gone against Mohammed Rasulullah you haven't worshipped Allah as for the teachings of the Prophet sallallahu, alayhi wasallam and messenger your action is invalid. In fact, you are sinful

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if somebody says okay, all right, all right, I will pray fudger as per the way of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam but but you know, my parents promised me that if I prefer for the whole month of Ramadan, they will buy me a car.

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So I am praying so I can get this car.

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We say you have we say you have, you have gone against the first pillar of the shadow Illa Illa. You have, you have not done the Sony for the sake of Allah. So your action is rejected. Your action is rejected. It's not upon the way of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam as well. When you do something for other than Allah you you have gone against both pillars. Firstly, the first pillar of your class and the second pillar follow the way of the messenger, because his way was the way of a class as well with Allah subhanho wa Taala. Grant was the understanding.

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Then we have the conditions of worship, the conditions of worship as cited by our scholars are three.

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The first one

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is fear. The second one

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is hope. The third one is love.

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Then when we worship Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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We worship Allah with all these three elements. We don't fear Allah subhanho wa Taala in that when we miss worship, we lose hope and leave worship all together. Rather we think of hope, in a less messy car for less punishment, hoping allies lessee will remember the mercy of Allah. So it keeps us balanced. we come back we tend to Allah, we seek forgiveness we continue low do we only remember, hope of Allah's mercy such that we leave worshipping Allah subhanho wa Taala out to get into a Muslim and hamdulillah Allah is the most forgiving, the Most Merciful. Whatever happens in Forgive me Allah and we carry on we say no, this is wrong.

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If you if you leaning too much towards the the condition or element of mercy, remember the punishment of Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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Because Allah says illa levena

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those who believe and do good deeds, not just those who believe for enough just to believe and say for us, I believe in Allah's mercy, I believe in Allah and that's it. Yes, but Allah told you a lot told you to do good deeds. Now somebody says but didn't the prophets of Allah alayhi wa sallam said La Ilaha Illa is the key to gender. As long as I'm a Muslim, it's a kitakata case.

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I was gonna say that if somebody says that tell them but doesn't every key need its t

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a key which is not cut properly cannot get into

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the keyhole

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cannot get into the keyhole. Your actions are the teeth of the keys.

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Your actions cause the keys to be cut. So that in such a way that it fits into the key hole of the dose object actually is important.

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So we have hope and we have message and then we have love. We worship Allah subhanho wa Taala loving him. This is from the conditions of worship. You love Allah. Does you worship him? You love his price, Jenna, you believe in believe in his price.

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So we worship Allah loving him. We love Allah so we want to worship you like when you love a human being in you'll have to be in the service. No matter what time of the day or night they call you answer your phone. I love this person. For this you need you smilla I'm at your service, what's wrong, and you more than happy to go forward? Even when he's feeling bad? That's one handler some of it

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is the Arab say don't thank people for doing what's compulsive. This is compulsory. What I did was compulsory, no need for tax. So duty that I was in your service. He loves you

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We worship Allah loving Allah, we love to worship Him.

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And we grow our love with every worship that when the first worship finishes, we can't wait for the next one. And when the next worship finishes We can't wait for the next one. And when the next worship finishes We can't wait for the next one. What is our condition today My dear brothers and sisters?

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Like we supernova times flame

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so they just

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didn't see that coming.

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shouldn't be like that it should be.

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No, come on. I can't wait for when

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Santa as Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said

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that the true nature of the believer is that he's waiting for the Sunnah after the Salah. He's waiting for the Sunnah after the Salah. He can't wait to come into the presence of Allah subhana wa Coronavirus saying Allahu Akbar, Allah is the Greatest and Allah is greater than everything outside of the Salah.

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And he enters into the Presence of Allah subhanho wa Taala and can lead you worship Allah loving of love. And it will tell him Rahim Allah summarized this beautifully when he said that, with regards to these conditions of worship, think of a dove, a dove is a beautiful creation. It has two wings. The one wing is the wing of hope. The other wing is the wing of fear.

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The one wing is the wing of hope and

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the other wing is the wing of fear and punishment, and the body resembles the love of Allah subhanho wa Taala when you worship these beings flap

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and take us to Allah subhanho wa Taala are dutiful, eloquent words of a great scholar, Rahim Allah. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us sincerity in our lives. We all have some kind of way to make us from amongst the best followers of Hamas, Allahu alayhi wa sallam, I mean, how the Allahu Allah or sallallahu wasallam or Baraka and Amina Mohammed, or Allah, Allah, he was a big marine Subhan Allah who will become these panicum Bahama we have the connection to Allah, Allah Allah and that's the future corner to be Electra Mohali co wash with La Habra