Preparing for Ramadan

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Tahir Wyatt

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Mohammedan Illa Nakamoto who want to start you know when I stopped poodle when I was below him and surely unforeseen I will see you at our Marina Leah de la falam with another woman your little fella howdy Allah. Shadow Allah. Allahu wa the hula de cada was shadow Anna Mohammed Abu rasuluh Yo, yo holla Deena Manu Taka la have go to karate. What are the moon in our and the moon? Yeah you Hannah su taco de como la de Hala Kakuma Nasim. wahida holla caminhadas o jaha What does that mean who Marija and Katie wrong monisha we're talkin la hora de tu ser una de he was on him in the law. How can alikhan mckeeva Yeah, you hola Dena Amina choco La Hoya kulu Colin said either you

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feel like Uber come may use a la hora Sula, who fukada phazzer fosun alvina my bad for inositol Cunha de Kitab la

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hiral howdy howdy Mohammedan sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was one more imitator to ha wakulla mo de tiempo de wakulla beatin balada wakulla da da da da so my bank

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Eliza which

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tells us in the Quran

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kuliah eva de alladhina a software Allah and fusi him la tapa not to me Rahmatullah

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in a la Hey, yo fueled Zulu by Jamia in the who, who over for him and this ayah in the Quran, Allah subhanahu wa tada says, say, Oh, my servants, oh, my believing servants,

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clear a birdie alladhina, Ashraf, who Allah and fusi him, all my servants who have transgressed upon themselves. Let's go to morality law, do not despair, from a laws mercy. Indeed, a law forgives all sins in who who Allah for him indeed it is he who is the Forgiving and it is he who is the merciful. This

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is for those who have messed up who have made some mistakes

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and who want to rectify those mistakes

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is cooked by is for those who want to race

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to the forgiveness of Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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It is for those who upon reflecting over their actions, recognize that there are things they need to do better.

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Those who are searching for loss of Hannah who were to Allah's mercy, so that they can become better service of Eliza juggling so that they can build a stronger and more noble character.

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And the loss of Hannah who were to Allah has blessed us to be two weeks away from Ramadan.

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Only two weeks, the month that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said about it. Either john or Yvonne 50 had a Bible Jenna,

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holy cut Ivana Sufi that is shouting and this authentic hadith collected by an immense Bukhari and Muslim. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, If Ramadan comes, the doors of Jenna are opened

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and the doors are the gates of hell are closed and the shale team the devils are chained. Now all of us every single Muslim is in need of strengthening his relationship with Allah subhanahu wa tada with his creator, because the creator only created us for one purpose, and that is to worship him as a loss of time with artists in the Quran with my colleague, Jean noble ins in early Abu Dhabi that I have not created gentlemen kind except that they worship Me and brothers and sisters in Islam. This, this right here is one of the greatest blessings that Allah subhana wa tada has bestowed upon us. As a side note, this has nothing to do a Ramadan specifically. But the fact that we know why we're

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here.

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You cannot imagine especially for those who grew up

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Muslims cannot imagine what it's like to live and not knowing why you're living. What is your purpose on this planet? And this is from the greatest blessings of Islam is that Allah subhanho wa Taala defines for us our purpose. And so everything we do in life is meaningful. But sometimes the Muslim may go astray or leave that path or become negligent or forget why it is that Allah subhana wa Taala created him.

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And so Allah subhana wa tada blesses us, blesses us with these opportunities to come back to him, to repent, to look for his reward, and to approach him with a clean slate to have our sins forgiven. And Ramadan is one of the greatest times for that. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Men sama, Rama Ivana he man and YT, Sabha houfy Rhonda who massacred them in WMD. Whoever fast in the month of Ramadan

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amen and out of faith that Allah subhana wa tada and truly for him alone, when he sat up and and seeking for his reward, then he will have his past sins forgiven.

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The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam also said men Carmona Medina he meant and what he said that who for whom at the moment MD, whoever stands in the month of Ramadan

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out of Eman faith in Allah subhana wa tada is seeking his reward he will have his past sins forgiven. What does it mean to stand in Ramadan? Many of the scholars he met with no we don't have a whole lot others have said that that means to pray a total we have to pray the night prayer in Ramadan. But it goes beyond that because the loss of Hannah was at his mercy is is infinite.

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The prophets of Allah it was some settlement calm Elena tell Qatar Eman And what he said.

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Whoever stands on Laila to Qatar, out of faith in Allah and seeking for his reward, then he will have his previous sins forgiven. That's one night. One night, that if you are blessed to stand and that night, Allah subhana wa tada will forgive you of your previous sins.

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And so these affairs that we talked about fasting, praying, these are means by which Allah subhanho wa Taala expiate our sins, and all of us

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have things that we need to be excavated from our records to be expunged.

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We need that record to be white clear.

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Before we meet Allah subhana wa Tada. You can think about it yourself. Right now. You're ready to meet Eliza Joe, the way you are right now would you rather meet him with a clean slate? You see,

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many of us would not want to stand in front of a jury.

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If we had committed a crime, knowing that they know that we committed that crime because the verdict is guilty. You don't want to stand in front of the judge.

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And you know, that the judge knows that you committed the crime.

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What about standing in front of Alabama? Who you the one who knows everything? What about that day? Allah subhanho wa Taala says about that day.

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Hector either john

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Shea de la him, several whom,

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to whom the man can we are alone. He says until they come to it meaning the hellfire.

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Their ears will bear witness against them. And their eyes will bear witness against them. And their skins that you load will bear witness against them for that which they used to do not just imagine standing in front of a judge not in front of allies. But in front of somebody who doesn't have to talk to you he can make your eyes talk

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and your eyes will tell him what he saw that night.

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Or your ears or your skin.

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Color Lulu julu de him the machine to Medina they said to their own skin why is it that you are bearing witness against us color I'm talkin Allahu Allah de m Taka coalition. They said that a lot of calls this the talk the one that has caused everything given everything the ability to talk. He's the one that caused us to talk

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and took on a lot of that the intercooler Shay will who are harder to come

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by he told me he created you in the beginning and to Him you will return

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Kala after that after that Allah subhana wa tada says my quantum tests Tatiana, and yes, Heather aleikum. Sam Oh Kamala pasado Kamala Kamala Donna

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after that, Allah subhanaw taala says,

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You did not use to hide your sins, you did not use to protect yourself from sin, lest your ears and your eyes and your skins bear witness against you because you thought that a lot didn't know a lot of what you were doing.

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And so as Ramadan approaches,

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and we think back to the things that we have done,

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then we know that we need the mercy of Allah subhanahu wa Tada. And this month,

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is that month, that we have to strive to have our sins, xv because the prophets of the lie they would not have informed us that allies would freeze people and saves them from the fire every night in Ramadan, every single night. And for that reason, the profit sort of it was sort of climbed up on the member.

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And he said, I mean,

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I mean, I mean,

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and so we set to the process of aligning with Southern sites and member you climbed up on a member for cooked I mean, I mean, I mean, and you said I mean, I mean, I mean, for what reason? He said in the jabrill attorney jabril came to me

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and he said to me, when Raka shahara Ramadan felon new foreign law who for the Helena to add the hula, hula amin for color me for call to me. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that jabril came to me.

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And he said, Whoever reaches the month of Ramadan

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and is not forgiving in that month and he enters into the hell father may Allah distance him say me and the prophet SAW you saw them set me

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How unfortunate is the one who jabril it is salatu salam, the angel and the prophets of Allah they were sent to make against against this person to distance him from the mercy of Allah subhana wa tada because he didn't strive in Ramadan to have his sins forgiven, but no one should think for a minute.

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That fasting in Ramadan is simply something to make you hungry, or something that you should just abstain from food and drink and that's the end of

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the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in a hadith collected by the man in the south. Imagine

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Rupa saw him in

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lace Allahu Allah, Allah who may see me in lol joueur. Perhaps someone move fast. And there is no outcome from his fast except that he gets hungry.

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Except that he's hungry. And the problems like Samson, that same had the Uber car even you suddenly for lane, Lucha de la hoomin salvati in the tab, or in the Sahara. And perhaps someone will stand that night and pray and he gets no benefit. There's no outcome from except that he's get tired.

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So we should make sure that the outcome of our fast is not simply that we get hungry during the day, even though hunger. Hunger has its benefits, actually. Mm hmm. Rahim Allah tada mentioned that hunger makes you empathize with the needy. So people who don't have as it as allies have a job who has given you that food and that drink and he is the one that has required you to refrain from it. And many times, you do not recognize a nygma a blessing of a loss of power data until it's taken from you. You don't realize freedom until you're locked away. You don't realize the blessing of just breathing until something happens and you go to the hospital and you see people who cannot breathe

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without a without a geohazards enough so the breathing machines the oxygen machine.

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So yes, hunger does increase you in your face for loss of Hannah who would Tanna or should at least increase you in your Thanks for the food that Allah subhanahu wa tada has blessed you with just as hunger,

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curbs lust and desire. All right, and this is why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam instructed the young men. He said, Yeah, Mashallah Chabad. Minister, I'm in Kumasi back at affiliate has over a

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woman let me associate Friday he was sown in the hula hoop.

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Oh, you young men, those from amongst you who have the ability to get married, then let them get married. And for those of you who don't, then let him fast because it is a protection for him. You see, the body has natural desires and natural cravings. And so if it's naturally busy with hunger, then it takes it away from the craving of lust and desire that may lead to the harm. So hunger does have some benefits.

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And, and we see that the shape on actually enters upon the person from two different ways. Okay so we have the shape time that comes to the person by way of shubo hat or doubts and the cure for that. And the cure for that is authentic knowledge, sound knowledge based on the book of Eliza retelling the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, but she found may also come from the angle of shahadat desires. And one of the best ways to curb that is through fasting, because you develop the ability to restrain yourself and to control yourself, even from those things that your body naturally desires. So fasting should prevent you from doing the harm. And if it doesn't, then there

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is a deficiency in your fast and this is why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, either Canna yo moves on me I had he come for the office, what is up

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but in sad boy who I hadn't, oh katella who flew in me, Mo who saw him and the Saudis collected by Al Bukhari and Muslim the Prophet sallallahu. I think it was sent him said, if it is the day that one of you is fasting, then let him not be in decent, let him refrain from indecency and arguing, and if someone curses him, speaks ill about them or katella who or even fights him, then tell him I'm fasting. Tell him I'm fasting, and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, and another authentic hadith Melania de Kola Zhu will lamina be well Jehan, Felicia de la he had to yerba Amma Hua Chava, the province of aloha day was sent him said, Whoever does not leave off lying

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in Ramadan. And while he's fasting, and acting according to those lies, and ignorance, then a law has no need for him to leave his food and his drink. Some of the scholars of Islam the early scholars of Islam, said that this Hadees is a dilemma that whoever lies and Rama bond, then he will have no reward for his fast.

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Not a big lie.

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The little white one,

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any line it will diminish, not diminished, but totally erased the war the reward for one's fast but just think about the Hadith anyway, it says that a lot doesn't have any need for him, leaving off his food and his drink while law has no need in the first place. period for anyone to leave off anything.

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But it indicates that by him not leaving off his food and his drink excuse me by him leaving off his food in his drink, but still maintaining bad character than he has not attained what Ramadan or what fasting is all about. So brothers and sisters in Islam, fasting should be used as a tool to better your character to refine your character.

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It should teach you to stay away from that which is haram. Ramadan should be a training ground for you to fast not just in Ramadan, but to fast after Ramadan three days out of every month three and Allah subhanho wa Taala rewards every good deed 10 times over. So if you fast three days out of every month, it says if you fast 30 days. So it is as you meet Eliza gel as if you have fast forever.

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And Ramadan should be a training ground for us to continue to pray at night just as we do in Ramadan if we do those things, and our hearts are filled with the love of Allah azza wa jal and those things that he loves, and it is also we dislike that which Allah subhanho wa Taala dislikes, we should hate sin should hate. It shouldn't be something that we lust for. It should be something that we hate. When your heart gets to that level, then you have achieved what fasting is all about. Because fasting is about attaining taqwa called Allah azza wa jal. Yeah, you are livina I'm a new cookie by the UCM come a coup de vida Latina Makati, Kannada, Khun, O you who believe fasting has been

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prescribed upon you as as it has been prescribed. For those who came before you. Perhaps you may attain taqwa who call me how there was stuff in the law legal document could be done for stuff in the whole photo here.

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hamdulillah horrible Adam in sha Allah Allah Allah Allah. When he was sorry, he was shadow under Mohammed Abdullah who was Zulu bath of Allahu Rahmatullah mean Allahumma salli wa sallam Allah, early he will be here as you may remember, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said a Samana. Fasting is a protection. It is a guard. It is a shield. We saw it

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For hatten for the one who fasts, there are two times when he has an enormous amount of pleasure for heighten in difficulty he, he is happy. When it is time to break the fast will follow her tune in the new car it will be and he will be extremely happy in meeting his Lord subhanho wa Taala. So we ask Allah azza wa jal to make us home as the people who are happy when they meet him.

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Some people find it difficult to get into the spirit of Ramadan and Ramadan comes and goes without any significant change in their behavior and in the batter. And a lot of that is due to the lack of preparation. And this is why some of the scholars of the past would actually begin to prepare for Rama bond, which is the ninth month on the Islamic calendar in rajib, which is the seventh month of the Islamic calendar, Abu Bakar Belka Rahim Allah one of the scholars of the past. He said that Raja, which is the seventh month is a time to plant it is a month of planting. And shad ban this month that we're in right now is a month of irrigation.

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And Ramadan is a month of harvesting the crops. It's when you reap the benefits. So he who has not planted in Rajan and has not irrigated his crops and shot Ben, then how does he expect to reap the benefits of Ramadan? Well, the problem is that we're kind of late in the game.

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Roger has already gone half of Shaq ban is already gone. But it's not about what has passed. It's about how we use what is remaining. And what will we do if we are truly seeking the reward of Allah subhana wa tada and seeking His blessings in Ramadan. So from the things that the Prophet alayhi salatu was Salam would do is that he would increase his fast and shotgun to the point that it should all be a little tighter and he said that the Prophet sallallahu Sallam would fast all of Shaban or most of it, all of shotgun or most of it, and some of the Sahaba in the Tabby like, place for him a lot of places. nama said that.

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They said that he used to close his shop down and shabang to increase in the era or the reading of the Quran, so then he would be ready for Ramadan. The point is, the point is, if you have a shop, I'm not saying that you should close it down and shut down. But the point is that you prepare yourself for the coming of Ramadan and that you take account of yourselves today. Omar Ali Allahu tada and who said has Cebu and fusa Khun cobbler and to

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take account of yourself before the day comes when you will be taken account of was the new American covenant in Tucson and weigh your own actions before the day comes when your actions will be weighed. So look at your salad. Start there. Start with your salad.

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Everybody who is listening to this kotoba

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the young brothers

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eight 910 1112 however old you might be in the older brothers. Think about your salaat start there. Your five salaat do you pray them on time?

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If you're a man, and you're close to a message do you pray in the masjid with the believers? Like the last one with Allison no Koran worker amaravati and bow down with those who bow down?

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Or are you lackadaisical when you get around to it? you'll pray maybe even miss a prayer

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which according to some scholars takes you outside of the fold of Islam. It's not a it's not a light matter. It's not something to play with. Start with your salon go into your cat. The last time you pays a cat Do you even know how to paint the cat? Is there an excuse for you not knowing how to pay the cat? Start there start with the things in the last payment data has obligated upon you. Have you ever made Hajj before?

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And if not, what's your excuse? How much Koran do you read? Every day?

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The prophet SAW the light it was sudden

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even in the Quran, we'll call it a B in the comi. It took her to handle Khurana Matura

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and deema people have abandoned the Quran.

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Some of the scholars of Tafseer say abandoning the Quran means that you read it less than once a month.

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So if you're reading the Quran, less than

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Once a month, then perhaps you come under that category of those who have abandoned the Quran.

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And if you're not reading the Quran in Arabic, then you're not really reading the Quran, you're reading a translation of it. But what's your excuse for not knowing Arabic enough to read the Quran?

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Is it just because you're too busy doing what? Exactly

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the time that you take half an hour a day to watch the news at 11 o'clock. If you just spent that for one month with the Arabic language, you'd be able to read the Quran, maybe not fluently, but it would be a start.

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The point is, take a count of yourselves it's not a joke. It's not something that we should take lightly. Because when we stand in front of Eliza young

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all we have to rely on is His mercy.

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And his mercy is expansive. So it's not something like but at the same time, we need to try to give ourselves those excuses especially as we come upon Ramadan so when Ramadan begins in two weeks charlo Tada and we ask Allah subhana wa tada to make us for most the people who reach Ramadan. Because as we know, there was a sister that just died earlier this week.

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And her danez is at 230. Today.

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Everybody that's sitting here right now may not make it to Ramadan.

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But if we do a philosophy with Allah blesses us to be from amongst the people who make it to Ramadan, then we should not be in two weeks, the same people that we are today.

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And we have to develop a plan, how am I going to benefit from Ramadan and then work that plan? Because as they say, those who do not plan, plan to fail, it can be thought of the great companion of the messenger, some Aloha and it was somewhat of the law when he said it to halat to dunya would be rotten.

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What tality Atilla Tomoko Bella Willie coolin min whomever.

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He said that the dunya this worldly life is the party

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and the Hereafter is approaching and desperate. Each and every one of us no matter how old you may be.

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Every day you are closer to that meeting with a lot subpanel wattana and each one of them that is the dunya and the hereafter has children

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for Kunal min Abner in asherah so be from the children of the hereafter. Well that's a cool moment of net dunya Don't be from the children of the dunya for nl Yama I'm alone Villa ASAP today you have the opportunity to do deeds and there's no reckoning will harden he saben what Ahmed and tomorrow is the reckoning and you will have no opportunity to do deeds

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that Salah has done and you believe in a shadow Ramadan We ask Allah subhana wa Taala to allow us to reach Ramadan Allah but living on Ramadan Allahumma berlina ramadan allama Bella Nana Madonna what is the CMO who were PMO who Eman and yT sadra and we ask Allah subhana wa tada to make us for most of the people who reach Ramadan and who fast in it and pray in it out of belief in him and seeking for his reward.

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novena Kubina Lila Lila Dina Amano robina in Nicaragua Rahim. robina attina dunya Hasina of will activity has an Latina as urban now. We ask Allah subhana wa tada for the good of this life and the good of the hereafter and to save us from the fire. Welcome to Salah.