3 Steps to Become a Better Muslim

Suleiman Hani


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May Allah subhanaw taala accept from you part of coming to their Eid prayer is to listen to the short hookah as well as is the Sunnah of the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam for those who are leaving keep your voices down so that others can listen in sha Allah first of all Eid Mubarak May Allah subhanaw taala accept from you and us our deeds may Allah subhanaw taala accept from our brothers and sisters in every Landon place. And may Allah subhanaw taala alleviate the affairs of our brothers and sisters in every line and place a llama Amin a short hook of a short reminder three steps for every Muslim three steps to stand strong as believers as for the first step it is to know

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the truth to know what you believe Allah subhanaw taala gives us a command farlam and hula you know her in law Allah Allah and hula you know her Illa Allah no seek knowledge that the reality is there is none worthy of worship except for Allah what does this mean? Before you can act you must know what you're going to act upon before the armor before the action there is the reason phantom Anna hula you know her in law Allah to know Allah subhanaw taala to know his reality, to know that Allah is one to know that we negate all that is wrong first La Ilaha you negate all that is wrong, all the falsehoods all the idols Illa Allah and you affirm the reality of Allah subhanho wa Taala This is

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liberating for us. We say so many times a day and 2 billion Muslims around the world all the time, a shadow Allah Ilaha illa Allah wa shadow under Mohammed and Rasulullah that we testify there is none worthy of worship except Allah and that Muhammad peace be upon him is the Messenger of Allah, this phrase, La ilaha illa. Allah is the reason we exist. La ilaha illa Allah is the purpose of creation, La ilaha illa. Allah is the minister the key to Jana May Allah grant us and our loved ones, the highest levels of Jannah a young man asked, What are some of the greatest blessings of Allah upon us and the teacher responded, it is the ability to know to learn the truth to understand who Allah

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subhana wa Tada is, it is one of the greatest blessings that ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada has given us and at times we forget this great blessing that it leads to happiness, it leads to success. It leads to comfort in the heart, LRB, the thriller, he took my annual polu and it leads to a success and a happiness in the eternal life. May Allah subhanaw taala grant us that La Ilaha in the law when you know it, when you learn who Allah is, you fall in love with him. When you know who Allah is, you will never assume ill of him. And most people who go astray and most people who struggle with practice altogether, it is because they do not truly know who Allah subhanaw taala is you cannot

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know Allah and then go astray rather, you know the reality of Allah, you fall in love with Allah and you realize that law you know her in the law is a crucial Foundation, especially in our times when there are many ideologies, many things affecting many people, old and young, from all walks of life. La ilaha illa, Allah allows us to recognize that whatever Allah subhanaw taala revealed, whatever he commands, it is good for us. Whatever He prohibits, it is good that he prohibited this for us. Because there is an evil in its for us or for all of society. And law in law reminds us whatever mistakes we make, when you must turn back to him accept responsibility for these mistakes, and

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continue trying over and over and over again, not normalizing sinfulness not normalizing something evil and realizing the reality of the concealment of Allah subhanho wa Taala law in the law is to honor Allah to honor his rule of law in the law is to stay away from bad influences and bad things that you know are affecting your faith and you do not want to be in your record on the Day of Judgment. At the end of the day law either in the law is what protects you from looking at a sin and saying that this is minor, rather you're thinking about the Majesty of Allah subhanahu wa taala now you know, in Allah let us learn it and practice it number one once again, know what you believe.

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Know what you believe know what you believe phantom Anahola you know, and Allah number two, know why you believe it. Why do you believe La Ilaha illa Allah I want to give you some good news. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, a shadow Allah illallah wa only rasool Allah Allah, Allah be Hema Abdul Allah Allah shakin fie Hema Illa Allah Jana, he said, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, I bear witness that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that I am that a messenger of Allah, these words, there is no servant of Allah who says them who comes with these two statements meaning of the shahada with no doubt in them with no doubt in them, except that he will enter

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paradise May Allah grant us Jana, how will you gain certainty in La Ilaha illa Allah, when you have your clean certainty, in that ILA in the Lord, the people around you will be affected by you, society around us will be affected by us, regardless of the fields that we are in regardless of where we are in the world. You

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That Ilaha illa Allah is not just a phrase on the tongue, it comes from the heart with certainty. The question is how do Muslims have the certainty that they are able to explain to others or to non Muslims as well? The reality of la ilaha illa starts in the heart. It starts with sincerity. It starts with humility that you're looking for the truth and to accept what Allah has revealed. Now inna in the law is recognized through all the signs around us and within us, the countless evidences all the scientific and other evidences as well of the reality of Allah subhanaw taala, the one who designed and fashioned this universe so that we can worship Him so that we can experience His mercy.

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La ilaha in the law is known through the fitrah, the natural heart the natural disposition, we were born upon an example of the fitrah when someone goes through extreme hardship even the atheist at times will call upon God, this is a sign that the heart knows they sincere heart knows there is a Creator, but at times we cover it as human beings may Allah protect us and forgive us. The heart knows there's a need for higher purpose. Life is not about just physical pleasures. Life is not about materialism alone. Life is much greater than that and everyone is seeking its purpose. May Allah subhanaw taala allow us to fulfill it. Allah subhanaw taala blessed us with a lawful

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reasoning. And Allah subhanaw taala told us that he sent the rosary the prophets will be in touch with clear proofs why otherwise if there is no evidence, no proof people will follow imposters every Prophet was sent with a clear evidence and the final prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was given a proof and evidence that will last until the end of times that all human beings who are looking for truth can find and it is in original quantities. The Quran itself the miraculous nature of the Quran is a proof and it is a protection it is the foundation of why you believe in law in La La, La Nina in the LA is liberating La ilaha illa is true freedom. La ilaha illa la removes us from

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worshiping our desires and La Ilaha. And Allah is the phrase that we want to live upon and die upon as well. May Allah grant us that. So once again, number one farlam and no Hula, hula, know what you believe. Number two, know why you believe it. Seek the knowledge that will help you to establish the foundation. And finally, number three, once you are upon the truth, may Allah keep us firm upon the truth. Number three is to stand strong with it. Be firm upon it and convey it to other people as well. La ilaha illa Allah, the strength that you have in convening it comes from your sincerity and it comes from your trust in Allah. It comes from your knowledge and it comes from your actions and

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most importantly, that you're keeping your eyes on the final prize on the destination that you are seeking. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam taught us and give us additional good news. A star do nurse TV Scheffer, RT Yama, Yama, the happiest people with my intercession with the Prophets dua on the Day of Judgment man fall Allah, Allah Holly Salman cultivate the one who said, you know in Allah sincerely from the heart, la isla in the last sincerely from the heart will bring you happiness on the Day of Judgment when the Prophet makes dua on your behalf. Muslims believe in one God, Muslims believe that this universe was created for a purpose and that this is known this is

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proven through all branches of knowledge through all branches of what is called epistemology that you sense things. Yes, this is one faculty that you reason as well, this is another that the heart the fifth row must be sincere. This is a third testimonials as well as a fourth. And most importantly, as well, in addition to all of this is Revelation, we take all branches of knowledge and not just one tool, and we recognize the truth and we convey the truth to other people as well. So when non Muslims here are saying throughout these days, and throughout the year, Allahu akbar, Allahu akbar, Allahu akbar, that Allah is the Greatest, it means that we have removed all

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attachments to worldly things. It means that we recognize and prioritize Allah subhanaw taala is reality over all other things. It means that you stand strong as a Muslim, because you just said Allahu Akbar, then who are you to fear a human being when Allah is with you? How can you fear the creation when the creator is with you? La ilaha illa Allah reminds us with all that the prophets have gone through because every prophet convey La Ilaha illa Allah and every prophet we learn from their stories from the history we learned from Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, that there will always be challenges we are all facing as an ummah, today, challenges here and around the

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world, there will be challenges ahead as well. But with every challenge is an opportunity with every challenge is a responsibility with every challenge is an opportunity for reward for Muslims who stand strong and convey and are firm and are learning and practicing and teaching and showing what Islam is about through your character and through your Dawa to others as well. Prophet Ibrahim alayhis salam was surrounded by idol worshipers, his own father made those idols. Did he stay quiet? Was he shy? Was he afraid because they would harm him because they would laugh they would say you are intolerant and backwards. No Prophet Ibrahim Ali Salam, the prophet of sacrifice Halina Rhonda

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Friend of Allah, he was willing to convey the truth to the idol worshipers to his father, he gave Dawa in a wise and prophetic manner. And of course, even to the tyrant himself of that times, Prophet Ibrahim Ali Salam, we learned from his time, that no matter what idols are being worshipped around you, in the United States, or in any other country in the world, whether people are worshiping desires, or money, or fame, or status or anything else, that no matter what they say, no matter what they do, you cannot be afraid to convey what is true because you're upon the truth. And if you love La Ilaha, Illallah for yourself, you should love it for all of mankind. If you love

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gender, and the key to gender for yourself, you should wish this key to be accessible to all of mankind. So we must be as Muslims very active and very aware of what is happening around us and our platforms as well. Whatever situation you are in, that you are able to show what Islam is about, and you're able to convey it as well. One time a young Muslim, he asked, I am Muslim, my parents raised me Muslim, but how do I renew my faith? What am I supposed to do? What practices what measures can I take? And aside from, of course, the daily prayer which renews your faith, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Jed do Imana come jet Did you Imana can renew your faith. The Sahaba

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responded why Kayfun who God do Eman Anna rasool Allah, how do we renew our faith? How do we renew our faith? The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said Father acromial Polina Lola, podila you know, her Illa Allah when you say it, La ilaha illAllah La ilaha illa Allah, Allah EDA in Allah, you recognize its reality, it protects you from temptations, it helps you in a time of hardship, it gives you strength when you need it when you need resilience that helps you to move forward La Ilaha illa Allah, Allah subhanaw taala says farlam Anahola you know, in Allah know, seek the knowledge of la ilaha illa Allah was still fairly them because seek forgiveness for your sins when Medina one

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minute for the believing men and women as well. Ask Allah Now there's a common ask Allah for forgiveness for you. And then for the believing men and women, meaning focus on your shortcomings first so that you're not looking at other people first, look at your sins and ask Allah for forgiveness. And then ask Allah for forgiveness on behalf of other people as well. The reality of la ilaha illa Allah, when you think about it in this area, you have a collective action. If you have to seek forgiveness for the rest of the Ummah, it means you are not an individualistic believer. Islam is not an individualistic religion. Islam is not about individualism, which is very common in this

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country, but rather when we say that, you know, Allah, and we ask Allah to forgive our brothers and sisters and every land and place those who are living in those who have passed away, we recognize the need for the collective that we are one body and one voice, that we should bring the hearts together and not divide that the husband and the wife should always be uniting that the parents and their children should be showing love to one another especially during these times when many people are living in a large house with many family members. And yet everyone feels alone with their devices and along with social media, rather, bring the families together spend more quality time

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together. At the end of the day, good support from the family ends up protecting many people, the shahada of la ilaha illa Allah the shahada, the reality of it comes with you looking ahead, what is your destination, when you are seeking a degree when you are seeking a job when people are looking to get married or to have children, they look at those things, they desire them, they chase after them because you see some value in it. When you say La ilaha illallah remember the destination you are seeking. Look ahead. What are you looking for? It's not money, it's not a job. It's not a worldly thing that will leave you when you die. La ilaha in the law gets you to Jana La Ilaha illa

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Allah is about the pleasure of Allah subhanho wa taala. And finally, imagine this, if you were to meet Allah in Jannah, because the people of Jannah will all have a meeting with Allah may Allah grant us that when you meet Allah subhanaw taala What do you imagine you will say to him, that your ally was too shy to say that, you know, I was too shy of what people say I was afraid of people criticizing. I was afraid and hid my Islam, or do you want to be the one who says La ilaha illallah and yeah, Allah all of these other people learned about Islam through my character through my words through my advice through my life, I did what I could with the limited time that I have to live upon

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that you know, headline a very loving, peaceful, comprehensive and just and fair manner. La ilaha illa Allah and seek forgiveness as well. Stand strong Oh Muslims, for Allah is with you. Stand strong, all muslims for Allah is with you and support the truth and Allah will honor and support you. And hold on to what is true no matter what others say about you and perceive of you and stand for justice in every land and every place and all times and be hopeful and optimistic in meeting Allah subhanho wa Taala with his extensive mercy for just a few moments ask Allah for forgiveness of Buddha Cody Heather was talking about it when it comes to stuff throw in a hula photo Rahim.

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hamdulillah Hindi her done early her the woman couldn't earlier today Lola and her done Allah wa Salatu was Salam ala Rasulillah Juan Ernie, he asked me he Manuela, once again we say Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar Allahu Akbar. La EDA in la ma Allahu Akbar Allahu Akbar. Well Allah he'll hand being happy on the day have read is an act of worship, as you are sad at times during other acts of worship, that is riba as well. Being happy on this day with all the hardships that we may be going through, and the losses and the grief that we have on behalf of many of our brothers and sisters in every London place. They too as well are trying their best to be happy on this day four, it is an

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act of worship that is rewarded. However, if you would like to be happy, eternally, just remember there is a possibility of being happy for an eternal life when Allah subhanaw taala reminds us of the earth you know, and he says what a Medina Surah do as for those who are happy fulfilling Jannetty Holly Dina fee ha they will be there in paradise Madonna to Samoa to an auto Illa Masha rockbrook Alka and how much do they will be there in paradise for ever so long as the heavens and the earth endure unless your Lord wills uninterrupted in their gifts of Jannah uninterrupted in what ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada gives them So on this day, yes, we are happy as an act of worship as much as

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you can, and spread the happiness to others, and especially to the youth and especially to the children were around us we see many things we cannot celebrate and they are prohibited to celebrate on this day and during these next few days. Let us honor the rituals and the rights of Allah. Let us bless these days in terms of what is happening in our household what is happening in our communities, let us enjoy the things that Allah subhanaw taala has made permissible without crossing any lines and be happy on this day by spreading happiness to others, especially those that you know are alone. Those who do not have family members, those who have lost people in recent years, those

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who have just converted to Islam and you know, they will not be celebrating with family, be there for them. Reach out to them reach out to the converts of the community and be present for them. Be present in terms of your neighbors as well show them what Islam is about. And the beauty of Islam in the light of Islam and may Allah subhana make us a guidance for others as well. Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, Allah you know in Allah Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, Allah in ham. It is a sunnah at the end of their eat hookah to make dua. So let us make dua along with federal anti Muslim and anti Muslim as well in what meaning I wouldn't want me not even when I'm what alarm affinity

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