Patience of a Believer

Siraj Wahhaj


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Imam Siraj Wahhaj khutbah at MCA on July 10th, 2015


AI: Summary © The importance of patient mental health during busy periods is emphasized by the speaker, who gives a demonstration of Sabra's belief in guidance and the need for patience. The speaker also discusses the importance of not being too busy to avoid getting into trouble, not being too busy to avoid getting into trouble, and not being too busy to avoid getting into trouble. The speaker also discusses the Prophet peace and blessings, including the need for patience and guidance in difficult situations, the loss of Muslims, and the difficulty of being recognized as Muslims. The audience is encouraged to give money to the Lord and study history.
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On the law national sustainable istockphoto Latino behavior network Andre Villa shooting for cinema. Melina laferla modela formula for LA dia, Chateau La ilaha illallah wa Taala Shadi Kala shodhana Mohammed Donato solo.

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Yeah I live in Amarillo taco, taco, taco de la Mouton, Ala Moana.

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Alhamdulillah. Brothers and sisters we praise Allah.

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We believe in him we trust in him a bear witness that nothing deserves to be worshipped except Allah. And we bear witness that Mohammed solo lawless Solomon's Allah's Messenger servant We ask Allah to bless His messenger Muhammad Ali salat wa salam and his family and his companions, all of them me.

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Brothers and sisters as we

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head toward the ending of this great month of Ramadan.

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I would like to

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leave you and myself with some great advice from the Quran and from our Prophet Alayhi salat wa Salaam

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wa spirou. In Aloma saw being

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more than ever before.

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In this time in which we live,

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must have Sabra

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Be patient.

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All laws with those who are patient.

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It is no accident that the Prophet Alayhi salat wa salam called this month.

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shabu sobre

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it is the month of patience.

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And we have to ask ourselves the question

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as we move toward the end of Ramadan

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is this fasting and in or is it a means to an end?

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The answer is both of them.

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We hope to last upon the waterline Yama, Yama that we will see the reward of our fasting number one,

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but number two,

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the fast is like a vehicle to take us somewhere.

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And when you go to the airport and you go and you sit in the plane and you sit in the plane for two hours and after sitting in the plane for two hours you come off of the plane and say Alhamdulillah I went on the plane know

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the purpose of the plane is to take you somewhere

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it is a vehicle to take you somewhere

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good the ballet museum kamakoti Balala Dena makaveli comm lolicon tactical vest and is prescribed for you as it was prescribed for those who came before you.

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Maybe perhaps that you would receive admonition perhaps you would fare a lot perhaps you would have this God consciousness. So the thing I want to focus today is how much sobra patients have we gotten in this month of Ramadan Prophet Muhammad peace and blessings be upon said

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no one has been given a greater gift than the gift of patience.

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Every once in a while there's a word

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that if you want to understand the meaning of the word, you don't merely go to the dictionary. Because the dictionary won't give you a real meaning of the word one of those words is sobra.

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If you look in the dictionary, they say sobra means patience. Yes, true.

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But what but what is it?

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So I decided today in this goodbar to give you a demonstration of Sabra and there's never a better demonstrator of any good except Mohammed. Salah suddenly

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this ad is related by Ennis rajala and said that the Prophet alayhi salaatu wa sallam passed by a woman near a grave

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and he said to her, it tequila

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was very

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be conscious of Allah and be patient.

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You know what she said to the Prophet Alayhi salat wa salam you know

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Without the sponsor was

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he like anime for in the column two sub B mu C but he

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he like Get away from me because you have not experienced what I have experienced and the Prophet. He didn't say anything he left.

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And after the Prophet left someone came to her and said that was the Messenger of Allah. She didn't recognize him.

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So immediately she got up and she went to the house of the prophets of Allah saddam. And listen to what she said. She said, I went to his house and I found no guards next to his no doorman, no guards next to his house. I want you to imagine for a moment let us go to Washington, DC, to go visit Mr. Obama,

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and go to his house and notice that there's no gods in front of this house. Wouldn't that be something?

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Then again, you may not find any Gods next to us house. That's another topic.

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And so she said, I didn't recognize you and the Prophet Alayhi salat wa salam said,

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verily, patience is at that first moment of shock.

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Not a week later, not a month later, not a year later. But that first moment when you get that

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news, how do you respond? And I'm saying to you brothers and sisters Today,

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more than ever before.

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Muslims are required to have this thing called Sabra.

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I take issue with what she said.

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You have not

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reached my calamity. You can say that about anyone else. But you could not say that about the Prophet Mohammed, solo somebody. This afternoon. I'm asking you how much do you know about your profit?

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For instance,

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how many children did he have?

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He had seven children,

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four girls, and three boys.

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Usually the parent, usually the child buries the parent, and not the parent, burying the children.

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It is worth noting

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that of the seven children of the Prophet peace and blessing be upon them. Six of them die before he died.

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He buried six of his own children. And the only child left after his death was Fatima radula. And her and she died six months after the death of the Prophet Sunday last Sunday.

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You can say about Bill Gates.

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Bill, you don't know what it's like to be poor.

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You don't know what it's like to be homeless. You can say that a bill about Bill Gates.

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But you can't say that about the Prophet salaallah suddenly.

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How often did you read that the Prophet peace and blessings be upon him and his companions were so hungry that they had to eat leaves

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in if you had to eat leaves. Some of you may complain you don't like your house. I don't like the house that I'm living. I want to live in a better house. One blood for my mansion in Brooklyn is a big armory that houses 1000 homeless men.

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You most of you don't know what it's like to be homeless but the Prophet did la salat wa salam.

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And they had to make migration from Mecca to Medina. They had to leave their homes.

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You want to complain about something?

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There is a prominent non Muslim lawyer. He came to visit me one year.

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He said hey, ma'am. Suraj I need your advice.

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You see, my father abandoned us when I was a little boy. He never was in our lives. I hated him.

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And I just found out that he's in the hospital he's dying.

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In mmm Suraj I need your advice. Should I go see him?

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No, you have to do think for a moment.

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If this man didn't want to see his father, why come see me? Just don't go see him.

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So the fact that he came to me asking my advice, I know what he wanted me to do to tell him to go see his father. I said, you have to go see your father. Go see your father. He's your father. No matter what he did. He's your father. Go see your father

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and he went to go to the house.

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To see his father and he came back with tears in his eyes crying, it's an Imam Suraj Thank you. Thank you so much for giving me advice to go see my father.

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Some of you have complaints about your father you had a father. The Prophet Mohammed's father died even before he was born. You want to complain about your mother, you want to complain about your father.

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And when the Prophet was five or six years old, his mother died.

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And then his grandfather took over his life in two years he died.

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You You want to complain about something? How about the year

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of sorrow of the Prophet Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him. When his uncle Abu Talib died in his wife Khadija died, his beloved Khadija she died. What complaint? do you have?

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What spirou in alarm, soybean Be patient along with those who are patient.

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I believe right now

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that our prisons are filled with people who lack patience.

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Right now the hospitals are filled with people who lacked patience.

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The graveyards are filled with people lack patience.

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I believe that right now, there are brothers sitting here who divorce their wives because they lack patience. I believe that their sisters who got divorced from their husband because they lack patience.

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Do you know what the 10th leading cause of death in our country is? The 10th leading cause of death in America is suicide. Some 40,000 Americans take their lives every year. Some 750,000 Americans attempt to take their lives every year. According to the World Health Organization around the world, some 800,000 people take their lives every year. According to the World Health Organization, some 20 million people around the globe every year take their own lives someone said

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that suicide is a permanent solution for temporary problems.

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And then some people thinking that if I can only commit suicide I'll get away from from this world and my troubles will be ending I'm telling you that if you commit suicide, your problems is just beginning.

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What's below in the llama soybean Be patient, Allah is with those who are patient.

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Brothers and sisters, we have some very difficult days ahead. I can see

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I can feel it in the atmosphere Muslims will be tried heavily.

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the thing that we must do

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regardless to all the difficulties that come to us, we have to have patience. If you want to have patience, look to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam welcome the law of the land to me.

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Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil aalameen Lonmin

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runs this is I like to give you

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a real pitch of patience.

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I believe that what I'm about to tell you

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about one of the great companions of the Prophet peace and blessings be upon them.

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When Umbra ebenen us or the lion acts the Prophet is NASA Hubble Lake who among mankind Do you love the most color Asia

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cool too. I said men are resolved among men.

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He said abou have a father

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issue our Baka from moment to moment.

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One of the sons of value axiom after the prophet who was the best Muslim he said Abu Bakr

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so this afternoon I would like to

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give to you what I believe was our Barker's finest hour.

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And when you read the Syrah of the Prophet when you read about the life of Abu Bakr, you find an immaculate companion, the first Khalifa after the Prophet Mohammed Salah said them and you've read so many things about the virtues of Abu Bakr but what about to tell you I believe Abu Bakr is finest hour

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if you were x,

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which Muslim, pragmatic,

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under situations

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you may be tempted to say Omar Abdullah Al Khattab and you probably be right

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great compassion.

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In strong

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it is interesting to know that Prophet Musa Li salat wa salam is mentioned in the Quran 136 times.

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In Mohammed la salat wa salam as mentioned by name in Quran only four times.

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When the Prophet died,

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the great Omar ora de la en socata sworn

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in said Well,

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I swear that Mohammed is not dead.

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Omar last

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year comes up ibaka

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he just learns the death of the Prophet peace and blessings be upon him.

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He goes to the house of his daughter Isha.

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And he uncovers the face of the Prophet and kiss him.

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And so and so Rasulullah sallallahu sallam,

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you are beautiful in depth, and beautiful life.

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In one minute.

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Who was that man that was dead there. You said the Messenger of Allah, you're right.

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But not only was he the Messenger of Allah, that was his best friend laying their childhood friend.

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Not only that, this his son in law laying there, the Messenger of Allah, Allah. He just learned of the death of the Messenger of Allah and you have to understand that they love him more than they love themselves.

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In the novel Baka he gathers the people he praises Allah

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and he gives the speech of his life.

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Allah, maintainer, yopu ma Mohammed enfocado Mohamed Salah level sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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whoever worship Mohammed Mohammed is dead

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in the law hate you.

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Those who worship Allah Allah is alive and alone never dies.

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And then he quoted the Quran in the Commedia, to whom a tune you will die and they will die.

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All of us will die.

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Heavy social tastes of them.

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How would you respond when your wife died? When your husband died? When your father died? Your mother died your brother, your sister, your friend, your mom, your scholars? How would you respond when they die?

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We hope that we would be like Alibaba and then Alibaba finished

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and decided to end

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well man Mohammed ornella Rasul Allah.

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Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah.

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And Muhammad is only a messenger messengers have died before, and if he's died, if he dies, even if he's murdered. Will you then turn back your heels? When was that verse revealed?

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That verse was revealed eight years before the death of the Prophet peace and blessings be upon them.

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It was rumored in the battle, that the Prophet was dead.

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The Prophet was wounded. Some say 40 foot knocked out.

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And the Muslims are running around in the Battle of the hood, and it shut out the door and half x the Prophet Alayhi. salat wa salam

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alayka yo human cannot shut down. was their day more difficult than the battle? I want you to think about the Battle of God, I want you to think that the people are thinking that the messenger is dead. 70 Muslims died in that battle. Among them Hamza, the uncle of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon them.

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of the 70 Muslim that were killed in the battle. How many of them was from the end song?

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If you study history, you find out that 65 of them with the answer and the answer didn't say, Look at us what's going on here. All of our people are dying. The Maha Joon you getting off on people dying No.

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and just for the record when you get a chance, I was studying the Battle of Uhud.

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And I read that above seussian

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was the Amir of this group.

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A kurama. Eben abijah. Jolly was a mayor of the left flank. Khalid bin Walid was the mayor of the right flank

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An Ama ebenen us was the mayor of the Calvin. Calvary

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is in an interesting that every one of them became Muslim.

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There are people saying things about Islam brothers and sisters Don't curse them.

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Today they curse Islam tomorrow they may be the best companions of the Muslims.

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Be patient.

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My young brothers,

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we study all the things that have happened to Muslims around the world, be patient, you'll get better. Well, if they don't live with a doctor, Muslims Be patient.

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Be patient.

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No one can punish like Allah can punish. Do your job. Your job is just to deliver the message no matter what happens to us. We ask Allah subhana wa Taala to bless us with patience and brothers and sisters.

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Today you want to do something

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when you leave here today.

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This master like every Masjid

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needs your support.

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It needs a like it never needed it before.

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I would like today honestly,

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for you to give money today like you never gave before.

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Maintenance of this master, it is an honor. It is an honor to sit there and pray in this messenger.

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Show it

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show you demonstrate your love and your commitment for this messenger.

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I was in a city called Fort McMurray, Canada.

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They had a fundraiser at Juma prayer

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and your normal stay raised in Fort McMurray, Canada at Juma prayer $1,250,000

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I will stand before you for two or three minutes

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when the prayers over an hour asked you to give for alarm in this month for this messenger Allah subhanho wa Taala forgive us our sins and have mercy upon us. We ask Allah the Almighty bless us in this month of Ramadan to accept every good deed that we did. Every time we bound for Allah be frustrated for Allah, every dollar that we made, every supplication that we made every time we walked to the masjid or drove to the masjid in Lok mela bless us we asked Allah the Almighty to bless the Muslims around the world who struggled bless the Muslims in Syria bless the Muslims in Gaza bless the Muslims in Palestine. Bless the Muslims in Iraq. Bless the Muslims in Afghanistan and

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Somalia. Bless the Muslims in Burma. Wherever they struggle, we ask Allah the Almighty to bless them robinair Taco Bell Mina and naka antamina Lane Robin Allah to Nana Sanatana robina Allah Tamil Elena is Rohan Kumar Hamada Tula dinniman pappelina Robin Allah tala mela taka taka not what for an Australian quantum Alana's and so nallo Campbell Catherine welcome the law of the land