Tafsir Surah al Baqarah #04 S2 V104-141

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said Mr Li Kumara tala barakato

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are the Billahi min ash shaytani r rajim Bismillah Ar Rahman AR Rahim wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah al Karim rubbish raha de were silly emri wash Lula Rokita melissani yufka who Kohli, Allah Aloma hadeel Colby was sadly Sani wustl Sufi mata kolby amin Yoruba alameen

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inshallah we'll begin our third session on suitable bacara. And I remind you once again and myself the statement of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam about the importance of the surah where he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, If CRO Surah Al Baqarah, recite Surah Al Baqarah. For in the hare Baraka, because taking it is a blessing, meaning to take a portion of the surah to have a share of its recitation, its understanding its implementation, its memorization. This is a source of blessing for a person. It's a source of benefit for a person, both worldly and spiritual. Meaning This is something that will benefit a person in their worldly matters and it will also benefit a person in

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their religious in their spiritual matters. So this is the reason why sort of tobacco is also a source of healing. It's a source of it's a way of protecting ourselves against shaytaan. against the evil of shaitan is waspa on the individual, and also his efforts to you know, ruin relationships or to disturb the peace in the home. So, in aha Baraka, what Taka Hassan and leaving it is a source of regret, meaning a person will certainly suffer a loss in this life, meaning a person will be deprived, they will suffer from deprivation in this life, and in the hereafter for leaving pseudo tobacco while a tester through hell bathala and the magician's the the people have false hood, they

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are not able to counter it, meaning they don't have anything to match the power, the force the strength of pseudocolor, Baccarat and this is why circle bacara Yes, it gives us instruction and guidance. And it is also a lokoja meaning it is also a treatment. Meaning when a person recites it, when a person listens to it, then this is something that will bring them healing, both for their physical as well as spiritual struggles. So we ask Allah subhanaw taala that made this study be a source of healing for us a source of Baraka blessing for us, both in this life and in the next life in sha Allah will begin from verse number 75 of pseudocode abuk Allah, Allah Spanish Allah says

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ephah tomar una au minu la Combe Walker the kana Federico min homea smer owner kalaam Allah, sama you Henry funa, whom embody ma kalu who were home er ultimune? Do you covered the hope or believers that they would believe for you, while a party of them used to hear the words of Allah, and then distort the thota after they had understood it while they were knowing. In the previous verse, we learned about the hardness of the heart, that how the hearts of the bunny is slow, eel became hard when, after witnessing miracles with their own eyes, after having been given repeated chances, repeated opportunities, this still remained ungrateful, they refused to obey their profits, they

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refuse to follow the book. So now the believers the Muslims are addressed that do you think? Meaning do you expect? Do you wish for all Muslims that they're going to believe you? Do you expect that they're going to believe in the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, that's not going to happen? Because they because the hearts of these people have become hard. How hard so hard that a group of them

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Here's the speech of Allah, meaning they get to know what the scripture says. And then they have the audacity to change it, after understanding its meaning, and they do this knowingly, they do this on purpose. And this shows us that this is a sign of the hardness of the heart. What is that a person hears the speech of Allah Yes, morona kalaam Allah, a person comes to know of what the book of Allah says. And then after that, somebody you have the foreigner who they distort it, meaning upon listening to the speech of Allah, the heart is not affected, it does not move, it does not become soft, it does not move to change, it does not become filled with the fear of Allah. No, there is no

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emotion, no feeling, there is no sense of you know, awaking up. Instead, what happens Some may you Henri funa, who they actually distort it mimbar the MA Kullu, after having understood it well, omiana Moon while they know. So, changing, attempting to change the word of Allah, the Book of Allah. This is a sign of the hardness of the heart that a person knows understands what the book of Allah says, yet, they don't want to change themselves, they would rather change the book of Allah. And this is specifically about the bunny. If you were to change the total, not just you know, before the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, but specifically, after the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa

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sallam came, what they did is that they changed the descriptions of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that were mentioned in the Torah. And as a result of that, they would say, oh, Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is not the Prophet that we are waiting for. So the believers are addressed over here, that if they change the word of Allah, because it was not to their liking, then do you think that they will accept the Prophet of Allah who is not to their liking, and then remember, that distorting the speech of Allah, this can be in two ways, this can be literally changing the words of Allah. And then secondly, it can also include changing the meaning of the

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words. And a lot of people commit this crime, where they will read the text of the Quran, for example, as it is, but then when they interpret the Quran, meaning when they're translated, or they claim to explain the meaning of the Quran, they they distort it, meaning they interpret as they wish, as they desire. And at times, the interpretation or the meaning that they put forth, goes against the basic rules of Arabic grammar, even. So this is an attempt to distort the truth, to change the truth to suit their own desires. And this is something that the bunny is saw, he also did. So this kind of behavior is actually contrary to faith. Remember that a believers response to

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the word of Allah is that the believer surrenders. When a believer comes to know this is what my lord has said. Then the response of the believers, I submit, I affirm, I surrender. And as a result of that, this, this response increases the believer in their faith in their obedience in their fear of Allah. And then it is mentioned what either local Lavina amanu Paulo mana and when they meet those who believe they say, we have believed what either Hello bar boom in Berlin, but when they are alone with one another, all who are too heady soon sooner home, Bhima Fatah, holla who are Aleikum, they say, do you talk to them, meaning the Muslims about what Allah has revealed to you? Meaning do

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you tell them about what Allah has made evident to you, Leo had Dooku be here in the Rubicon, so that they can argue with you about it before your Lord, if Allah therapy alone, then will you not reason. So here we see in this idea that Allah subhanaw taala is exposing them, we see that some yahood at the time of the Prophet sallallahu, alayhi wasallam, they would do this, that before the Muslims, they would be all buddy, buddy, you know, all friendly, they would even profess faith, and this was only verbal, this was not with their hearts. And this is exactly what the hypocrites would do, right that on the surface, they would express that yes, we are Muslim, we believe but in their

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hearts, they would not believe at all. So why would they do this, they will do this to be part of the in crowd basically, because there came a point after the victory in brother, when it was very favorable to be Muslim. It was the right thing to do socially. And there are many people you know who who will behave like this, meaning they will say certain things. Why? Because it is trendy, they don't really make any real changes to their behavior or to their policy. They say things simply for aesthetics. And this is exactly

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clear what hypocrisy is meaning saying things to please people, whereas in the heart, there is no intention to change. So some people of the book literally did this at the time of the Prophet sallallahu, alayhi wasallam, they would go to the Muslims, and they would say, Yes, we also believe, but then amongst themselves when they would be alone, then they would attack each other, that Are you crazy? Meaning Why would you go and profess faith before Muslims, by by doing that, you're basically telling them that you are right, you're telling them that Mohammed sallallahu Urdu, Selim is true. And that means that you're telling them that you have recognized him, meaning you're giving

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them a reason to believe that they are right. And this will be approved against you. So basically, we see that the people of the book at that time they were trying so hard, to not only conceal the truth, to change it, but to also pretend like the truth did not exist. And they would discourage each other a great deal that don't even pretend I don't even go and talk to the Muslims or say anything to them. Because if you even claim outwardly that you believe, then you know what, they're going to use that as a proof against you on the Day of Judgment. But this is foolish behavior because Allah Subhana Allah says, Allah, Allah Muna and Allah, Yahweh, Allah Mama, you see, Runa

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Mama, you're really known. But do they not know that Allah knows what they conceal, and what they declare, meaning, even though they try so hard to conceal the truth, literally, they tried so hard to hide it, and then they tried so hard to change it and distort it. And then they pretended as if they did not know the truth, Allah subhanaw taala knows exactly what they're doing. You see, hypocrisy really requires a lot of energy from a person because a person is constantly trying hard to, you know, show a good face. And a person is, you know, constantly struggling. And a person is, you know, trying to please everybody. And you know, a person is trying so hard basically, he man

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honesty, it really calms a person down because it doesn't require much effort from you in the sense that you are before others what you are in private, you are on the external, what you are on the internal, but to maintain a double, you know, image to faces, then a person has to strive a lot, a person has to, you know, really try hard and this shows us that you see that righteous deeds and he man and insincerity. This is something that Allah subhanaw taala has made easy facilitated, meaning you will be at ease with yourself when you are sincere in faith. But when a person is being hypocritical, when a person is lying, when a person is cheating, when a person is, you know, just

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trying to please other people, then this will exhaust a person, then then a person gets tired. So it's very important that we remain true to ourselves, meaning we are who we are in public, that we are in private, meaning our extra, you know, our internal and external should match and our public and private should also match. Now, this doesn't mean that if we do things and you do wrong things in private, we also do them in public, or that if we think evil thoughts in our heart, we should also say that, no, this means that we need to work on ourselves right on our internal on the state of our heart, you know, on our private affairs, and automatically, you know, our public will also

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become correct insha Allah. So, the point over here is, that hypocrisy is hard, right? pretense is difficult, it is exhausting a person has to try very hard. And just like that, when a person is just trying to please people, meaning the goal is to just satisfy people that you know, they should be happy with what I say they should be happy with, you know, what I post etc, then a person will be exhausted, but when a person makes their goal, the pleasure the approval of Allah subhanaw taala you have one unified central goal to please Allah subhanaw taala and you fear Allah in private and in public, then what happens is that your life becomes easy. Internally, you are relaxed, mentally, you

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are at peace. So here we see that the the People of the Book who were, you know, basically two faced and who were literally conspiring to hide the truth, you know, their efforts are being exposed, that our layer lamona and Allah yar llamo, may you still Runa wama you're really known and the show

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says that no matter how hard people try to hide the truth, no matter how hard people try to, you know hide the evidence, they will never succeed. We see that sooner or later the truth becomes evident. And people also when they you know when they pretend to be, you know with you to be your friends then you need because it's so exhausting. They cannot continue like that for long. Which is why, over time it becomes evident who is really your friend and who is not. Who is really sincere to you and who is not. And then it is mentioned women home Oh miyun layer Allah moon Al Kitab Illa Amani were in home Illa Yahoo known and among them are unlettered ones who do not know the scripture

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except in wishful thinking. But they are only assuming Subhan Allah. Now over here in this is the the oma Yun are mentioned meaning the people who did not know the scripture among the People of the Book, he It's amazing. They're supposed to be the People of the Book. yet. Among them are those who are only Yun meaning people who do not know the Scripture. You see the word miyun is basically used for who people who have never formally studied, right and as a term only human this this refers to the Arabs. Why? Because the Arabs up until the time of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, they did not have a scripture. But when it comes to the Bani Israel, they had a scripture so the bunny is

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slightly were who I learned kita People of the Scripture meaning they were supposed to be knowledgeable, and the Arabs were who are miyun, meaning they did not have a scripture. But the word Omi also applies to someone who is unlettered, meaning they have never formally learned or studied, you know, how to read, how to write, etc. So here, the the masses among the People of the Book are being condemned. We see that the scholars among them, they knew the meaning of the Scripture. And earlier we learned how they read it, they heard it, they understood it. And what did they do? They changed it. They distorted its words, they distorted its meaning. And now the general people are

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mentioned the common people, the lay people who did not know the book at all. So we see that there's layers and layers of ignorance. There's there's different forms of hardness of the heart, that we see that a group of them who knew the scripture so well would, would hide portions of it, and would change portions of it. And then another group amongst them did not know the scripture at all. So ignorance is a problem as well. So here lie Allah Muna Al Kitab. They did not know the book in the Amani, except Amani, now only means two things. First of all, it means wishful thinking, right? It means false hopes, invented beliefs, basically, such concepts that have no basis in Scripture

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whatsoever, meaning they don't know the the book, but what they do know about the religion is false things, you know, wishful thinking, things that have no basis in the Scripture, in the religion at all. And really, if you think about it, it seems as though this this verse is describing the state of the Muslims, that a lot of times people will not know even an idea of the Quran, basic, you know, concepts. Sometimes people will not even know the basic rulings. But when it comes to, you know, religious matters, if you ask them, they will know strange stories, right or strange concepts, things that are very, you know, that are not mentioned the Quran that are not mentioned in the

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Sunnah. And these are based on fabricated, you know, stories, etc. That's all they know about the religion. So this is the this is the first meaning of the word Amani, that they don't have real knowledge of the book. All they know about the religion is just false things. baseless things, you stories that sound very nice, but they have no truth to them whatsoever. And then secondly, the word Amani also means recitation, meaning recitation without understanding. So lie Allah manaakitanga illa Amani, they don't know the book except recitation. Meaning when it comes to the Scripture. All that they know about the Scripture is how to read the Scripture. They just know the words. That's

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it, what those words mean.

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What they imply they have no clue whatsoever. And when it comes to the matters of religion, what in whom a lie alone known, they're only assuming Subhan Allah, this is this is an idea that should really make us reflect on our condition. You see, the people of the book did not actually know the book, majority of them did not even know how to read, not because they only they could not read the words. No, they could read the words, but that's it, meaning all they knew of the Scripture was the words, they were completely unaware of the meaning of what they were reading. And so such people are being condemned over here. And we learned that hustler buslee he said that the Quran was revealed to

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be acted upon. But the people think that it's recitation is its action, meaning people think that if they have read the book of Allah, you know, once or twice, then they have done their part. They don't need to do anything else. And so panela this is exactly what we do in our communities, where as soon as the child is able to, you know, start learning how to read, we make sure that the child, you know, reads the Quran, but then once the child completes the recitation of the Quran by age 678 10, whatever, we just throw a big party, and then that's it, then the Quran is put away, and then it's never opened again. Well, yeah, the Billa. So this is what a lot of people think that if

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we have read the book, once or twice we have done our part, or if we know how to read the words, the Arabic words we have done our part, but that's not the goal. The goal is what to understand what the book says, and to read it not just once but to read it over and over again. You see, the Quran is called Quran why because Quran also means that which is recited a lot. So this is a book which is meant to be recited. And then the Quran is not just to be recited, it's supposed to be understood and followed and acted upon. Allah subhanaw taala revealed scripture, whether it is the Quran or the total before the Quran, any scripture that Allah revealed was not just words that were to be

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recited, these are meaningful words, which are sent for the guidance of people. So when main home only Yun layer and ammonal Kitab Illa Amani, we're in home in La Jolla known for wanelo lilla Vinayak, to Boone el kitabi. Ad him. So woe to those who write the Scripture with their own hands. They write it how with their own hands, of course, a person would write with their hands. But when this style has mentioned, that they write the Scripture with their own hands, what is this emphasizing the fact that they forge the fact that they invent it? And then they say, so Maya coluna had them in in dilla. Then they say, this is from Allah, how dare did they do that? Why do they do

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that? LEAH stobi he feminine kalila in order to exchange it for a small price for way Lula home marketer, but ad him will weigh in on the home my xe boon wore to them for what their hands have written and water them for what they earn, meaning their crime is double one of fabricating and the second of unlawful earning, so woe to them for both of these crimes. So over here, two crimes of the scholars of the People of the Book are being mentioned. You see, the scholars have the People of the Book, they have created an entire web of lies to uphold their false hood. So first of all, they would confuse the religion for their people by mixing truth with falsehood by distorting the words

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by distorting the meaning by hiding portions of the book by erasing certain other portions. And by keeping the people ignorant of the Scripture, and then what they would do is that they would unfairly consume the wealth of people, how, by selling to people, religious rulings, or verdicts that people wanted by charging people for services that were invented in the first place. And a lot of people are manipulated till today in the name of religion, or religious services that have no basis whatsoever, but they're charged. And this is exactly what the people what the scholars of the People of the Book did, that they would forge things up, and they would claim or this is from God,

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they would, you know, write verdicts, rulings, and they would say, this is from the Scripture. And then and a lot of people will commit this crime just to add weight to you know what they're saying, they will say, Oh, this is from the Quran, or this is from the Hadees or the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said this also until scholar said this, you know, they'll come up with big names and Subhan Allah

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especially in this day of social media, it's amazing how many lies are attributed to Allah and His Messenger a stuff it'll not any fancy statements with acute images put. And then at the bottom it says Bihari. Whereas if you read behati, Sahiba, hottie from the beginning to the end, you will not find that statement in the book at all. You will not find that statement attributed to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, in fact, in any book of Hadees so people will invent things in the name of religion. Why? Because when there's a, you know, really flowery, you know, you know, language and expressions that are used, and you know, a statement that is so hard touching. When you add to that,

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oh, God said this, Allah said this, or this isn't the Quran, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said this, or a little de la Mourinho said this, then all of a sudden, people will take that seriously. And then what will happen, all of a sudden, you'll get 100 likes, you'll get 1000 likes, you'll get so many forwards. And then the more likes you have, the more forwards you have, you know, the more famous you become. So people, people try to earn worldly benefit through religion, by inventing things in religion. And the people of the book, The scholars amongst them, they would literally charge people for such things, meaning they would take people's money like this, and this

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is any crime upon crime. First of all, what they did was hold on what they did was unlawful, no one has the right to change the book of Allah, no one has the right to, you know, claim things to to come up with things and then attribute them to Allah or to his messenger or to his religion. So this action forgery in religion itself is a crime. And then, secondly, with the second crime was that they would, they would take the wealth of people through this, meaning they would sell these things to people charge them for these things, and people would pay and so many people are manipulated like this. So there's different ways of earning unlawful wealth, right? One way of earning unlawful

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wealth is that a person commits theft, etc. But this is far more serious, because religion is being used to earn the wealth of people unlawfully. So here such people are being condemned. And look at what is mentioned, Waylon whaler lilla Dena Actonel kita will be at him, and then far away Lula home Huawei Lula home three times wale is mentioned and Wally means destruction. Whoa. And it is also said that whale is a certain place in hell. So this is a major offense. Think about it. If somebody were, you know, using your name to, you know, to to make money from people, how would you feel you need this is a crime. This is identity theft, and this is, this is completely unfair. So what is it

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that made these people so confident and so bold? The reason is mentioned in the next is Allah. Allah says, we'll call Lu lantana. Sunnah narew illa, Jamar Duda and they say, never will the fire touch us except for a few days, all at the hospital or in the law here I then say have you taken a covenant with Allah feloniously for Allah Who are the who for Allah will never break his covenant and ocho Luna Allah He may Allah tala moon or do you say about Allah that which you do not know. You see wrong actions. crimes are founded upon wrong beliefs, meaning corrupt behavior is the result of corrupt beliefs. So these people when they invented things in religion, change the book of Allah

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denied the Messenger of Allah. Why this is because they believe that they will not go to the fire except for a few days. That because they are the chosen people because God loves them. And because Paradise is certainly for them. This means that you know what, we can do a little bit wrong over here, a little bit wrong over there. And you know, because God loves us, He will forgive us. So do whatever. And Subhan Allah so many Muslims even think like this today, where people will literally make the unlawful lawful upon themselves. Why? Because they think that you know what, I'm a Muslim. I believe in La ilaha illAllah Muhammad Rasul Allah, and I am definitely going to Jana, and this is

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why it's okay if I could commit sin here and there. The thing is that, absolutely, we should have hope in Allah's mercy

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Absolutely we should have hope in Allah subhanaw taala has, you know, forgiveness, and in his reward, we must have hope. But it is not just hope that we should have. We have been taught in the Quran to have hope and fear that we should look forward to the reward that Allah subhanaw taala has prepared for his servants. And we should, you know, have hope that last panel Tata will, will give that to us. But that hope should not make us dare to commit any sin that we want, and then not repent from it. And then continue to commit sin after sin. And then in that even change the book of Allah change the law of Allah, this is a right that we don't have. So remember that a true seeker of

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Allah, meaning the true worshiper of Allah will remain between fear and hope. This is, you know, these are the two, two wings of a bother you can say that one, one wing is our fear and the other wing is of hope. Meaning there are times when hope pushes you forward. And then there are other times where fear pushes you forward, meaning we should always remain hopeful and fearful of Allah subhanaw taala. If either of these feelings go to an extreme, then there's a problem, when there's too much hope that a person dares to commit sin. And when there's too much fear, then a person despairs of Allah's mercy, and both are wrong. So the people of the book, what was their problem?

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They had way too much hope. This Atlanta Mussina Naru Illa Jamar Duda. So they're asked that have you taken a covenant with Allah? Do you have any written contract somewhere where it says that you will not go to the fire except for a few days and you will definitely go to Paradise? Do you have any written covenant? And this is something that each and every single person, each and every single one of us should think about? Do I have a written guarantee? That I will definitely go to Paradise? If I don't have that written guarantee? Allah subhanaw taala didn't make that promise with me, then who then how could I be so daring? Yes, yes, definitely. There are promises that are made with you

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know, those who believe and do righteous deeds, right. But who knows if we are considered among them or not? Because there are people who say we believe, but Allah subhanaw taala does not accept their belief. There are people who will come on the Day of Judgment with a whole lot of good deeds, but their good deeds will be turned to nothing, they will be turned into ashes, right dispersed. So who knows? This is why we should never be so bold, that we make the unlawful into lawful for ourselves or that we go on changing the law of Allah subhanaw taala to suit our own desires. Under coluna Allah Allah He may Allah tala moon, then it is said Bella man cassava, say he attorn what a helper

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to be hopefully a to, yes, whoever earns evil, and his sin has encompassed him, his sins encompass him. What does it mean? That first of all, there is so here there is evil. And then on top of that, there is hopefully meaning his sins increase so much that he is surrounded by them, that a person is addicted to his sin. So basically some said some orlimar said that say he hardly even though there are two different words used for sin, it means the same thing, meaning there's sin and then there is only increase in that sin. Why? Because a person is addicted to that sin. So an A person because of their false hope. They don't repent from that sin. They only continue in that sin. So then they are

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surrounded by their sins, meaning they don't look anywhere, except that they will find sins on the Day of Judgment, that no good deeds at all. Why? Because in their faults hope, what did they do? They kept on committing more and Morrison subelement kasturba say he attorney was a helper to be hotly adieu. And other economists say that what is meant by say here, cassava year is covered, meaning disbelief or schicke associating partners with Allah and then what a helper to be hopefully to who and then his other sins which are less than COVID, which are less than ship this around a person because you see first is disbelief. And then when a person has committed disbelief when a

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person has committed ship, then what does it mean? That they will go on committing many other sins and then all of those sins with will literally surround a person. So a person will be walled in by his sins on the day of judgment in the hereafter because this is all

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That he prepared for himself. Men casaba say he was a health Let's be he hopefully to you see if a person comes on the Day of Judgment with a man with a belief, not associating any partner with Allah, then if Allah subhanaw taala, once almost pantherella can pardon that person for all other sins, you know, for any any sin that they have committed. But if a person comes on the Day of Judgment, without the heat, they come on the day of jetman with chick, meaning they committed partners with Allah, then what will happen, none of their good deeds will count their charity will not benefit. They're, you know, they're being honest with people is not going to benefit them, their

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kindness towards people towards animals, their justice, none of that will benefit them. Why? Because the condition for good deeds to be valid, the condition for good deeds to carry any weight on the Day of Judgment is what that a person must worship Allah alone, that they do not associate any partner with Allah. So, if a person has committed say year, which is disbelief or ship, then a helper to be hopefully a to who their sins will surround them, there will be no good deed their present to save them, nothing will suffice. A helper to be hopefully a to done for Allah equals ha buena. Those are the companions of the Fire home fee how Holly Dune, they will abide there in

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eternally. So we see here that the person who dies without repentance, then such a person, then such a person will remain in the fire forever. Why? Because such a person was addicted to his sin. He never repented from it. And one of the things that prevents a person from repenting is what rejoicing over sin, that a person enjoys his sin, and then he rejoices over the Oh, that there was so much fun, right? Those were the good old days. And then a person falls back into the same pattern. Again and again. Remember that there are certain sins which are destructive, meaning the Prophet sallallahu earlier said and described them as will be part meaning destructive sins, and

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these are seven. And what are they they are schilke magic, killing someone without a just cause and then devouring the property of an orphan and then consuming interest. And then when it comes to battle, fleeing from it, and accusing chest women, accusing chaste women have things that they could never even imagine doing. So these are destructive sins, meaning these are sins that will surround a person on the Day of Judgment trap a person. And then we see that when a person commits many minor sins, then they are enough to destroy a person. Because when a person has this false hope, that you know what I am good, God loves me, I can do whatever I want. And so there's one sin which leads to

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another sin which leads to another sin, and a person belittled since then, this will be enough to destroy your person in the Hereafter, which is why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam warned us that a year come one more help karate zoob beware of the sins which are belittled because they're like, you know, a people who are traveling and then they camp somewhere and each person goes to collect a piece of wood. So one person, you know comes back with a piece of wood, another person comes back with a piece you know, with the broken branch and other person brings a twig, another person bring some dry leaves, but then together, when all of those you know pieces of wood are put

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together in a place, then what happens? They are enough to light a huge fire And just like that, a sin here a sin there. These will be enough to destroy a person on the Day of Judgment. This is why we should keep making Toba to Allah that He or Allah you forgive me yeah Allah I repent to you. Beautiful da we have been taught Rob bill fairly hotly at what jaali What is tsra Fifi Omri kuraly wema unto our lamb will be HeMan me that Oh ALLAH forgive me my faults my ignorance my in my in moderation in my matters. And you are better aware of my affairs than myself. Allah homo fiddly hopper. Yeah, well, I'm the we're generally we're heavily we're called lavallee carrying the or

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Allah forgive me for the sense that I have committed seriously meaning knowingly or those that I have committed inadvertently and deliberately, and all of these are in me and then allow them

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Fairly market them to a halt to Walmart to Walmart or learn to until mocha demo until under Allah coolish, I encoded that Oh ALLAH forgive me for all of my faults which I have committed in haste, meaning already or I have deferred meaning those which I did first and those which I did later, or those which I will do later, those I have committed in privacy or in public and you are better aware of them than myself, meaning I don't even know the kind and the number of sins that I have committed, you are more aware, so I I beg you to forgive me for all of my sins. So we should keep seeking forgiveness from Allah subhanaw taala and then it has mentioned one levena amanu where Amina

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solly had Allah equals horrible Jenna home fee her Holly Dune, but they who believe and do righteous deeds, and what does that mean? They do righteous deeds mean to do those deeds with sincerity for the sake of Allah. And also they do them in the right way, meaning in the way that Allah subhanaw taala has legislated and that is the way of the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, then Allah He calls herbal Jenna, those are the companions of Paradise home fee how Holly doin, they will abide they're in eternally. This is a beautiful balance in the Quran. That were the punishment of the fires mentioned, the crimes are mentioned which lead a person to the punishment of of hellfire.

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At the same time, the reward of Paradise is also mentioned. And those things The reasons are also mentioned, which take a person to paradise. This is the beauty of the Quran. And then we see that a man is mentioned with Ahmed Salim with righteous deeds, and remember that in righteous deeds, what is a foremost importance is your obligations, meaning the things that Allah subhanaw taala has obligated upon us. We learn in a Hadees that a man came to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and said the told me of such a deed that will make me enter Paradise. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told him, worship Allah and worship nothing except Allah, offer the five obligatory

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prayers, and then pay those a cat and fast the month of Ramadan. So the man replied, that by him in whose hand is my life, I will not do more than this, meaning I will do this I will fulfill my obligations. And when that man left the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Whoever likes to see a man of Paradise, then he may look at this man. So this shows us that when we fulfill our obligations, then that is our most solid. A lot of times what happens is that we, you know, we're trying to do good things, but remember that good things begins from what what's the first step that you do what Allah subhanaw taala has obligated on you, you begin with that, and then you move to

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deeds which are you know, which are recommended. So, this is how it should be. Now, some of the covenants of the bunny is slightly lower mentioned, meaning the covenants which they made with Allah subhanaw taala. And what were these covenants, these were basically commands that they were given, which they promised to uphold, but over time, they breached their covenants. So the purpose over here is not just to you know, shame them for their failure or for their shortcomings. But this is basically a lesson for all who read for all who listened attentively as a Lost Planet Allah says Look, what can a few kasasa him marry bro? That certainly in their story, meaning in the story, in

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the stories of the people of the past, specifically the prophets, there is a lesson. So the bunny is like you were were people of, of many prophets. So there's a lesson in this for all of us. Here are lost pounds Allah says what is a husband me theft? Pavani is thrown in. And recall when we took the covenant from the children of Islam, he, you see the word meet up is a formal contract that lays responsibility on both parties. Okay, responsibility on both parties have the responsibility to do something or to refrain from something so the bunny is so ill. They were made to take a covenant with Allah subhanaw taala. Why a covenant because their hearts were so hard that covenants had to be

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taken from them, that promise commit to this, that you will definitely do this. So what was this covenant about that latter buena Illallah that do not worship except Allah wa bin Valley they near Santa and two parents do good weather. koruba Walia thermowell Messiah keen and two relatives orphans and the needy will kulula naseeha SNA and speak to people

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Good. Well, Pema, salata will add to the cat, and establish prayer and gives a cat. So matawa Leighton illa kalila men come, then you turned away except a few of you were unto Marty alone, and you were refusing. So we see that in this idea, a covenant was taken from the bunny is slightly over eight things. What were those eight things The first was let our buena Illallah that you will not worship anyone except Allah, meaning you will worship only Allah. And this is Allah subhanaw. taala has right upon His servants, he alone created them, he alone owns them, and he alone has bestowed out all the blessings on them. So who deserves to be worshipped? Only Allah subhanaw taala and this

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is why every prophet of Allah called people to this, we learned in a hadith that Verily, Allah likes three things for you. And he does and he dislikes three things for you. He likes that you worship Him and associate nothing with him, that you hold fast to the rope of Allah and you do not become divided and he disapproves for you. You know, appeal of a call, you know asking too many questions and also wasting money. So we see that latter buena Illallah This is something that Allah subhana wa tada likes for us, he wants for us that we should worship only Allah. And remember the person who spends their life in the worship of Allah, then they will be in the shade of the throne of Allah. On

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the day of judgment, the Prophet sallallahu earlier Sena mentioned seven types of people who will be given shade under the throne of Allah on the Day of Judgment. And among them is who was Shaban? Nasha a theory by the Tierra be a US who has been brought up in the worship of Allah, meaning from childhood, from a very young age, this person was worshipping Allah, and so all their life, they remained a true worshipper of Allah, such a person will be in the shade of the throne of Allah on the Day of Judgment. And then we learn that whoever worships only Allah, and does not associate any partner with Allah, and establishes prayer and gives a cat and listens and obeys meaning the leader,

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then Allah subhanaw, taala will admit this person from any door of Paradise that this person wants, meaning this is something that that that will be a means of entry into Jenna for a person. Then secondly, we learn over here that the bunny is slightly aware to wobble wildly they near Santa, that with the parents do good, you see your son, good treatment, excellent treatment. This is with words, meaning, use good words, not how harsh or bad words this is with actions, meaning be helpful, be kind be useful, not that you become, you know,

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a burden on them, no, use your limbs, your body in order to serve your parents, right, and then your son is also through wealth that you spend on them. And then axon is also through status, that you use your privilege that Allah subhanaw taala has given you to benefit your parents, so do your Sam in all the ways that are possible for you, because they're sad, as mentioned in general terms over here, and we see that, just like here in many other places in the Quran, the right of Allah is mentioned. And then the good treatment of parents is mentioned. Why? Because after the right of Allah is the right of the parents, meaning a person must strive to avoid [???]. And then a person

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must strive to avoid disobeying his parents. And we learn in the Hadees that a man came to the Prophet sallallahu earlier Solomon said, O Messenger of Allah, teach me a deed, which if I do it, I would enter Jannah the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said lead to Shrek biLlahi Shea, do not associate any partner with Allah, even if you are tortured, and you are burnt, meaning even if someone were to, you know, threatened to kill, you still avoid [???] at all costs. And then he said out there while he they obey your parents, what in 100 jakka. Even if they expel you Malika from your wealth, women couldn't be shy in huella and everything that that you own everything that

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belongs to you, meaning, even if your parents are unfair with you, you should still be good to them. And this teaches a very important principle that we are to be good to our parents, not because parents are good to us.

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If that was the reason, then nice treatment of them would be called to argue that you should reciprocate, that you should return the favor. But that is not the case. We have been told to do sand towards the parents, meaning do more than you think they deserve. And what is that? nothing but good. Why? Because they were good to you. Yeah, but that's not the main reason. The main reason is the fact that they are your parents. And that is enough of a reason. Which means that even if your parents wronged you, and even if they, you know, do shake, and even if they disobey Allah, still what they deserve from you, given the fact that you are their child, is that you are good to them.

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We learned that the you know, the the chief of hypocrites of the library obey, right? We learned that he was very harsh and disrespectful towards the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, not once but over and over again. So we learned that at one point, you know, the Prophet sallallahu earlier was sending him you know, he passed by the love and obey. And what happened is that you know, as the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam passed by that there were some dust behind him why because if you're writing you know a horse or donkey, whatever, as its going to walk on the sand, you know, of course, you know that there's going to be some dust in the air. So are the lemon obey got really

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annoyed by that. And he said that, you know, that that keep your that you have

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other verb Bara, Elena, meaning that you have thrown dust on us. So when his son, the son of Abdullah bin obey, found out he was very upset. And he said to the Prophet sallallahu wasallam, that by the one who has honored you, and by the one who has revealed his book on you, if you want, I can bring you the head of my father, meaning you just tell me and I will kill him. The Prophet sallallahu Sallam said, law? No. Well, I can borrow a burqa, be good to your father Subhan Allah, ne are the loving obey was a bitter enemy to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, yet when his son or the loving obey son, you know, he offered to take revenge for from Abdullah bin obey on behalf of

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the Prophet sallallahu rayson. The Prophet sallallahu already said and told him no, he is your father, you'll be good to him. Remember that? Will bill Wiley they need your Santa be good to the parents. One way is an ASN. And the opposite of your son is to, you know, harm someone. So that of course is wrong. In fact, it is punishable. It's It's seriously offensive in our religion, that a person harms their parents that that a person, you know, annoys them, okay. But then there's another opposite of their son as well, which is to not do your son, and to also not cause any harm. Basically, that a person just cuts off from their parents and they, you know, mind their own

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business, they completely ignore their parents. They say that, you know what, I'm neither bothering them, nor am I keeping in touch with them. I'm not going to, you know, deal with them. This is also not a person and this is also not allowed. What we have been commanded to do is what, what Bill Well, he they meet Asana and remember that out of all people,

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the individuals that are most deserving of our good treatment, think about your social circle. Think about your friends, think about your family, if you're married your spouse, if you have children, your children, your siblings, right, your cousins, your best friends, whoever they are, all the people that you spend time with, you know who deserves the best treatment from you the the best treatment, it's your mother, because a man asked the Prophet sallallahu Sallam that who is most entitled to be treated with the best companionship by me. Meaning that when I'm in their company, who deserves the best, best company, best you know, treatment from me and the Prophet sallallahu

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early Sallam said your mother, the man has done who your mother, then who your mother, then who your father. So Pamela, any out of all the people that you can be nice to the person who deserves most niceness from you is who your mother. And this is something that we all need to think about. Think about your relationship with different people. How you are so courteous, how you are so respectful, you know, you become so polite, you become so caring, you become so you know careful, you show love, you show respect, you show friendly behavior. And now think about how you treat your mother. Your mother deserves the best treatment from you.

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You will be well today near Santa. And then we'll corba and also your son with the close relatives. And remember that corba is who this is the person who has horrible with you, meaning the person who has a relationship with you, meaning they're related to you. And this could be both paternal and maternal relatives. And the rule is the rule that we have been given is a corrupt, a corrupt, meaning you the meaning the people who are closest to you deserve the best treatment from you. So, for example, out of all the people that are related to you, the closest is who your mother, your father. And then after your parents, it is, you know, for example, if you're married, your spouse,

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and then talking about blood relatives, specifically, you know, your children, your siblings, and then of course, your, your grandparents, your uncles, aunts, so on and so forth. So whoever is closest to meaning through relationship, then they deserve good treatment from you. Even our bus for the long run, who said, that keep a record of your lines of descent, meaning you should know what your lineage is. And this is something that we should also teach our children, especially if we're living, you know, in a foreign country where our relatives are not nearby, they live in a different country, then keep a record of your lines of descent. Why so that you can maintain ties of kinship

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Subhanallah, if children don't know who their uncle is, who their paternal uncle is, for example, if they don't know who their maternal aunt is, then how are they supposed to maintain ties of kinship. So this is even our best love your loved one who keep a record of your lines of descent so that you can maintain ties of kinship. And he said, relationships cannot be made distant when they're close. Meaning if someone is related to you, you cannot, you know, make them distant, even if they live far away. And relationships cannot be made close when they're distant, even if they live near him. Meaning there could be someone who lives in your city, and you are very close to them. They're like

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family, but they don't actually become family just because you feel close to them. Family is people who are related to you through blood, even if they live far away. And he said, an every bond of kinship will come on the day of judgment in front of each individual, and testify on his behalf, that he has maintained that tie of kinship if he indeed maintained it. And it will testify against him that he cut it off, if he did cut it off. So remember, we will be held responsible for every bond of kinship that we have every relationship that we have. So if we don't even know, if we don't even recognize, then how are we going to maintain that tie of kinship. So the thing is that we must

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do your son with our relatives and your son with them can be in a number of ways. It can be by for example, you know if you if you are living with them around them nearby, if you interact with them on a regular basis, then of course, your son with them through your speech, through your actions, you know, through your money spending on them, keeping in touch with them. And sometimes, you know, there's so much going on that you're unable to do any of that or you live so far away that no matter how much you try, you're not able to so then at least make the offer them, at least remember them in good terms, at least, you know, keep good feelings for them in your heart. At least mention them in

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good terms. At least tell your children about them. And then when you do go to visit, when you do end up you know seeing them, Be generous, be generous, you know with your words, be generous with you know your gifts, and don't start counting that you know what they gave me this much. So I will also give only that much No, b we have been taught over here to do SN and sn is one extra good. And there's no limit to that. Well, he uttama and then you're saying to the orphans as well. Remember an orphan child an orphan is a child whose father has died, whether a boy or a girl and an orphan could be someone related to your or someone not related at all. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa

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sallam said that I and an orphans Guardian whether he is a relative or a non relative will be like these two in Jannah and Malik even Anis indicated his index and middle fingers meaning they he joined these two fingers together, that the Prophet sallallahu wasallam said that said that I am the guardian of an orphan will be like this sopran Allah. And notice what he said about the guardian of an orphan, that whether he's a relative or non relative

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So sometimes you have the opportunity to, you know, take care of an orphan who is from, you know, your relatives. So even if that orphan is not living with you, you know that, you know, there's orphans in the in the extended family. So every now and then you know, you spend money, you pay for their school fees, etc, that is excellent. But just because you don't know any orphan, in your extended family, or in your social circle, that doesn't mean that you deprive yourself of the opportunity to do this kind of person. There are many, many orphan children in this world, many orphan children, and there are so many organizations that are working to, you know, take care of

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these orphan children. So make sure that some of your money goes into this, and Alhamdulillah he does coming up, and Subhanallah there are so many, you know, organizations that will even arrange for you to send an EAD gift to the orphan child that you're sponsoring. So while you're therma, one Messiah keen, and then also it says, towards those who are in need, even Kathy said, that they are those who do not find anything to spend on themselves or their families, meaning they have unfulfilled needs. And the reason could be any, it could be the fact that they're unemployed, it could be the fact that they're unwell. It could be the fact that, you know, they're unable to go

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around, they don't have a car, it could be poverty. But remember, a miskeen does not beg, this is something that we have been taught by the prophet sallallahu, alayhi wasallam, that it miskeen does not beg. So sometimes, you know, what we do is we just tell people, if you need anything, just ask me, well, that is nice. But remember that a miskeen a person who is truly in need, will not actually ask. So it is your job, to look meaning to observe the the condition of people, this doesn't mean that you go start, you know, prying into their personal affairs. No, you should be observant in general. And when you see that, you see something very obvious that you know, for example, somebody

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in your family, you know, they have a broken phone since two years, and they're still using it. Or you see that, you know, their shoes are old Subhana lany? Are you going to wait for them to ask you that? Oh, can you give me money so that I can buy a new phone, for instance, know, when you can see the need that someone has, that is an opportunity for you to take initiative, just go quietly, and fulfill their need, without making it a big deal, and without causing any embarrassment to them? So so it's not enough for us to you know, tell people Oh, if there's anything please please let me know. Can I do something for you know, take initiative. And the Prophet sallallahu earlier Sallam

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said that the one who looks after a widow, or a poor person is like a Mujahid who fights in the way of Allah, or like him who performs prayers all night long, and fasts, all the Subhan Allah will kulula naseeha SNA and speak to people that which is good, meaning when you talk to people, then make sure that what you say is good. And the way that you say it is also good. You know, sometimes what we're saying is true, and that is herson. What we're saying is, you know, maybe the words are very, you know,

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you know normal, there's nothing offensive, but the manner in which we say could be harsh, right? So we'll call Nolan nasty Hausner. This includes both, that the content of the speech should be good, and then the manner should also be good, that words should be truthful, they should be you know, useful, they should be kind and gentle, free of harshness, they should be beneficial. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that the believer is not one who taunts excessively, nor one who frequently curses nor is he vulgar, or obscene in speech, meaning this is not the way that a believer speaks. And remember that speaking good. This is a part of Amen. The Prophet sallallahu

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alayhi wa sallam said that whoever believes in a line the last day that he should speak what is good or be silent. And then we see that when a person you know does has little Calum meaning they speak nicely then this is something that brings about forgiveness. And this is something that will bring the person beautiful homes in paradise or a Pema salata, what are two sakata and establish prayer and gives a cat so we see that Salah tenza, Catherine mentioned now seven and eight. Now Salah, then is a cat, remember that these were obligated on the nations before us also because you see this was a covenant that was taken from the children of Israel, he remember that Salah is the best of your

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deeds, we learn. The Prophet sallallahu earlier sent him said water alemu and the Hydra are Malika masala

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That you should know that the best of all of your deeds is Sala, meaning out of all the good things that you can do at the top is what salah and it is an evidence of a person's Amen. And missing Salah is a huge loss in a Hadees we learned missing It is as though a person lost his family and his property. And it's the first thing that we will be asked about on the Day of Judgment, which is why if we pass in terms of our Salah, then the rest of the hisab will also be good. But if Salah is not accepted, meaning if there's a problem over there than the rest of the hisab the rest of the account will also be very difficult. So what are Pema salata, what are two sakata established the prayer,

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how is it that we should establish the prayer first and foremost, let us be mindful of the time of Salah. Why because Salah has been has been fixed, you know at certain times in the salata, Canada en el Mina, Kitab amo Kota Salaam should be performed at the right time, right a Salah to allow work to her, not before nor after. Secondly, during Salah be still an attentive Alina when you Salatin cause your own Such are the believers who have succeeded, who are still in their Salah, attentive in their Salah. So pay attention in it. The Prophet sallallahu wasallam said that also and so why don't you improve your prayer? Shouldn't the one who is praying, reflect on how he is praying? Because he

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performs it for himself? Meaning when you pray Salah Are you praying Salah because Allah needs it? Are you praying Salah? Because your mom's gonna get richer? Are you praying saw because your dad's life is going to be easier? No, you're praying Salah because this is an obligation that Allah imposed on you. And this is something that you need for yourself to benefit you. Right? So if this is going to benefit you, then why don't you think about the quality of your Salah? Why don't you think about the manner in which you're praying Salah, so pay attention to it and try to beautify it. And then thirdly, part of establishing the Salah is also to guard it meaning to make sure that you

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are performing every portion of Salah properly meaning record is proper such that is proper. Right? And then finally, it palmata Salah there's many other things which are included in establishing the prayer. I'm just mentioning four things right now. The fourth thing is that we should also pray with implement none. And what is intimate Nan, it's made Nan is that when we're praying we don't rush through Salah. Rather we stop at every you know every Rukh Khan of Salah we will come still before we move to the next step. Meaning For example, when you go into the core becomes still before you stand up there there should not be rolling stops in Salah. No come to a complete stop. Because we

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learned that once a man prayed and then the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told him that integer for suddenly for inner column to suddenly go back and pray because you didn't actually pray and he said this three times to that meant so finally the man the man said that you know please teach me how to pray. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam emphasized the fact that the man needed to be more still in his Salah. So what are people set out to walk out to soccer? And then it is said that then you turned away except a few of you Subhan Allah Allah subhanaw taala made this covenant with them right made them promise that they will do all of these things. But what happened?

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They turned away except for a few. Allah subhanaw taala appreciates those who are good. Even if there are few of those parents I make that exception. And you were refusing what until mortal wound. So you see two words over here have been mentioned. So much are later totally The only is to turn away with the body meaning physically turned away. Okay, physically detach, physically move away. And then what and tomorrow loon era is the version of the heart. So they they left or they were averse, inwardly and outwardly meaning there was inward and outward aversion. It's understandable that a person's heart is not always, you know, into doing good things because a man fluctuates,

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right? There are times when you don't feel like doing something good, but what do you do you do it anyway. You cannot say about every slot that you know, every cell of mine was perfect. No. There are times when

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you know you are very preoccupied or because of the fact that you're human. And you have not been that attentive, you know you become negligent insula. This is part of being human

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But the problem is when a person is detached, you know, from inwardly, meaning their heart is not in it, so they have no interest in it. And then they also leave the action. So for example, a person doesn't feel like praying, and then they don't even pray. A person doesn't want to be good to their family. And then then they don't even speak to their family for like, five 710 years, this is a problem.

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Your heart will not always be in doing good things. But you know what, if Allah subhanaw taala, has commanded us to do it, we have to do it, whether we like it, or we don't, whether we find it easy, or we find it hard, whether we're doing it passionately, or we have to really force ourselves. It's okay to force yourself to obey Allah subhanaw taala. This is the one place where it's perfectly fine, to fake it till you make it. Meaning you force yourself, you make yourself do it, even if your heart is not fully into it. Why? Because when you keep trying, when you keep going, when you keep, you know, doing whatever is within your capacity, that Allah subhanaw taala will facilitate doing

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good for you. And you will see this, that you know, there are times when your heart is not into Salah, but you still pray, and then what happens eventually, you know you you get to that place where you do find joy in Salah, maybe not in every Salah maybe not throughout the Salah, but perhaps in certain portions of Salah perhaps in some prayers so slowly and gradually you will improve but if you leave things just because you don't feel like it, then you are allowing yourself to drift away. And this is a problem because today it is one good deed that you're you have drifted away from and tomorrow it will be another and then it will be another and the next thing a person knows they have

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gone so far away from the right path while they're here the villa. Then another contract as mentioned what is 100 me Falcon and recall when we took your covenant, let us speak una de ma con saying do not shed each other's blood when at Doherty Juna and fusa Coleman dare come or evict one another from your homes. So according to more anthem, Tasha Dune, then you acknowledge this while you were witnessing so we see that the bunny is thought yield any loss Pandora took a covenant from them that they will not kill each other that no Israeli will kill another Israeli Why? Because there were supposed to be you know, one oma right one people and there were also Bani Israel they were

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also related to each other through blood. So, this is this was not permissible for them. Let us speak una de ma come you will not share the your blood. Why? Because when you shed the blood of another believer, this is as though you are killing yourself because believers are supposed to be one body, right? So this is something that they were not allowed to do. They were not allowed to be at war with one another. And then when I told Regina and forsaken, that you will neither be you will neither be at war with one another. Nor will you drive out any of your people from their homes, because this is what happens when when two people go, you know, to war with each other. Then a lot

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of times what happens is that people who conquer or people who when they ask those whom they have defeated, right, they drive them out of their homes. So this is something that you're not going to do. And then it is said that some are called Artem, or Anton, Tasha, don't you acknowledge this, and you were witnessing, meaning those who were present at that time that this covenant was made, they acknowledged the covenant, and those who came later, were witnesses to it by learning about it in their scripture.

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Now, remember that this is another knee sutra. And there were, you know, certain Jewish tribes that lived in Medina, and because of political reasons, they had, you know, made alliances with the Arab tribes. So we see that the Arab tribes have Osen husbands that were bitter enemies to one another, and this was prior to Islam. And they, they had many wars with one another. So what that meant is that when Olson has Lodge, when they went to war, then their allies supported them. Now the allies of OHS were certain Jewish tribes and the allies of Hezbollah were certain other Jewish tribes. So what did this mean? This meant that if OHS and hazaragi had a war, then guess what their allies are

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supporting them? So now certain Jewish tribes were literally fighting against other Jewish tribes in support of their allies.

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There was a major battle a little while before the Prophet sallallahu, Urdu Sonam migrated to Medina, and that was known as the Battle of broth. And in that there was a lot of bloodshed. So this was something prohibited to them, to fight against their own people, to take them as prisoners of war, and to drive them from their homes. But then what did they do after the war? That they went and they paid ransom to free? The the, you know, the very people from their nation whom they had fought? Why? Because they're like, you know, we are they're their brothers in faith, and we must, you know, pay to set them free. Well, the question is, why did you fight them in the first place? So we see

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the two things specifically, were forbidden on them, that you cannot kill your own people, and you cannot drive your own people out of their homes. Because both of these things are serious. Remember, shedding blood is something very serious. It's a great crime in the sight of Allah shedding innocent blood. And this was not just for them, this is also for us. We learn in the Quran, well, my yocto movement and Mohammed and for Jessa Oh, Johanna Mohali than fee her, then whoever kills a believer deliberately than the punishment of such a person is Johanna Hellfire stuff at a low any, there's serious warnings against killing believers. And then the second crime, that you cannot drive your

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own people out because to expel someone out of their country out of their homeland. Remember, this is worse than killing them. Because when a person is killed, okay, they're no longer alive. They're no longer in this world. But when a person is expelled from their home, from their country, from their land, from their property, when they're not allowed to come back to their own home. This is, you know, constantly torturing them every single moment, which is why some orlimar say that expulsion is worse than killing. Because killing, you know, this means a person has left the world but expelling someone, what does that mean that you're constantly torturing them? So this is a

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serious offense. And we see that so often. Yeah, of course there are people all over the world sopran Allah who are forced out of their homes out of their cities out of their lands, and years and years go by and they're no they're not able to return a stuff that Allah and then we see that even within our communities, we see that for example, women are literally kicked out of their homes, you know, they are cut off from their children over what over petty issues. So these two things were forbidden on the bunny sleeve. And then unless Pandora says some anthem hula a taco to Luna and for circum what oh honey Juna ferrier Come in Come in, dare him, then you are those same ones who are

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killing one another. Look at the words Dr. Luna and full circle, you're killing yourselves literally, you're killing one another. Because killing one of your own people is killing yourself. And evicting a party of your people from their homes, to learn how to annihilate la him bill is me well, are the one cooperating against them in sin and aggression, meaning you work with others, you cooperate with others, even if that means you're disobeying Allah, and you are transgressing against your own people. Allah forbade you from killing your people, you have to kill them, or the one, this is transgression. you violate their rights, but you do it anyway for political reasons. So you will

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cooperate with other people, but you will disobey Allah at the same time and you will transgress against your own people. What he took from Osama to fall do home, what Who am I? How am I gonna Aleykum ecological a kraju home. And if they come to us captives, you ran some of them, although their eviction was forbidden to you. Meaning when you want, you completely go against the Scripture, you completely violate the law. And then you go and do some ritualistic things to console yourselves that you were still adhering to the law. You're basically making a mockery of the Scripture. You're making a mockery of the law of a to me noona be barbil kitabi with a Corona be bow. So do you

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believe in part of the Scripture and disbelieve in part? So we see the two things they violated and two things they did? Meaning they, first of all, the two things that they were forbidden from killing and eviction, they did that. And then two things that they were, you know, supposed to do.

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That, sorry, the thing that they were supposed to do, which was that if your own people are, you know, are taken as captives, then you pay the ransom and you

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set them free. Then they they went and did that. So when they were asked that, why do you fight them and then pay the ransom? They would reply because we have been commanded to do so. And when they would be asked, then why did you fight them? They would say, out of fear that our allies be humiliated. Subhan Allah. So we see that certain things they did, according to the Scripture, and other things, they completely violated. Why? Because they were picking and choosing. They did what suited their worldly goals, and whatever was inconvenient. They just left that format, just that Oh, my f our luthuli Come in Come in. Is Yun, Phil higher to dunya? Then what is the recompense for

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those who do that among you except disgrace in worldly life? Well, Mel pmet, you are doing a Isla, Usha de la vida. And on the Day of Resurrection, they will be sent back to the severe stuff punishment, warm Allah who be lawful and I'm not are Malone, and Allah is not unaware of what you do. You see this grace, for what for disgraceful behavior in this world, and then on in the Hereafter, severe punishment. Why? Because what Allah subhanaw taala wants from us is complete surrender, not that we start picking and choosing, we don't have the right to do that. And so part of life we reflect over our own selves hinny. In some matters, we are so careful. And when it comes

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to certain other matters, we are ever so negligent. When it comes to, for example, purchasing food. We're so particular is it Hello? Does it have pork? Was it machine slaughtered? And then what are the ingredients and the sub ingredients and so on and so forth. But then when it comes to the money with which with which we are purchasing the food, have we ever thought about how exactly we earned it? Is it even lawful income? Is this something that Allah subhanaw taala has approved, when the event is made, when the Quran is recited, cover your head cover your head, even if it's with a piece of tissue. But when a non Maha man comes in, or I don't cover my head, so Pamela, any certain things

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were so particular about, and other things we have, we don't care about them at all. So this behavior needs to change. A Muslim is who are Muslim is the one who has surrendered to Allah subhanaw taala that he or Allah, whatever you command, I will do it. It's not about my wishes. It's about whatever Allah subhanaw taala commands. So those who do not surrender to Allah, who just pick and choose whatever they like, then such people will be humiliated in this life. And there is severe punishment in the next life. Whether you're the biller, hula ekala, Dina Stella will hire the dunya bill, a hero. Those are the ones who have bought the life of this world in exchange for the

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hereafter. And this shows us that the reason for this behavior is what it is the love for the world. It is the love for the world that causes people to behave this way. Choose what they want, and leave what they want. When dunya This world is a priority. Then what happens is that people change the theme to fit their worldly goals. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam warned us, he said, Be prompt in doing good deeds before you are overtaken by fitten. By by tribulation, which would be like a part of the dark night, meaning really dark, confusing times. A man would be a believer in the morning and turn to disbelief in the evening. Or he would be a believer in the evening and turn

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into a disbeliever in the morning. And people will sell their faith for worldly goods, meaning to earn worldly gains, what will people do? They will give up their faith? Meaning dunya will become their ultimate concern, their ultimate goal. So they will not care about what is lawful, and what is not. What Allah subhanaw taala, you know, has commanded and what Allah Allah has forbidden. That's not the goal at all. What is the goal? My my worldly, my worldly benefits. So fella you have for an Humala, either abou Well, our humean saloon, so the punishment will not be lightened for them, nor will they be aided Subhanallah punishment will not be lightened, what does that mean? That the

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punishment will not reduce in its duration, or in its intensity, or in its pain, or in its severity. One tenemos el Kitab Waka finem embody Heba Russell

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We did certainly give Mossad the total and followed up after him with messengers. You see a fader This is a beautiful word awful is used for the the vertebrates in the spine, meaning, meaning the backbone basically. And how is that that's literally a piece of bone after another piece of bone after another piece of one that are, you know, closely connected with each other. So this is how messengers were sent to the bunny is through email after masala Salaam. The first of all Mossad is that I was given the book The thought, right, which was for the guidance of Bani Israel. But what did the Bani Israel do? They changed it, they distorted it, they opposed it. They took what they

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liked, and they left what they liked. And then after Masada has said, I'm a las panatela send prophet after prophet to them as if they always had a prophet, to teach them to hold on to bring them back to the book of Allah, you know, to remind them of the teachings of the total. What Taner he Sabina Maria malbay 100, what a year now who be rowhill for those. And we gave Risa the son of money I'm clear proves and supported him with the pure spirit. And who is this pure spirit? This is gibreel. And he's called through her kudos because he conveyed that which purifies people, meaning, meaning revelation. So he saw a sin and remember he was the last messenger sent from the bunny

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Israel specifically to the bunny is slightly. But what did the bunny is slightly will do. They rejected him, even though he brought albena clear evidences and really the miracles that he saw in his son, I'm sure, how could they ever be denied his birth itself was a miracle. He spoke as a child, and the way that he, you know, demonstrated the miracles and he continued to call people, you know, with, you know, in a very effective way. But still, they rejected him and they tried to kill him. So it has mentioned that if I couldn't imagine a camera, so long be my latter one, and also common stock bottom for failure, conquer the bottom, whether you contact to lose. But is it not that

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every time a messenger came to you or children of Israel, with what your souls did not desire, you were arrogant, and a party of messengers you denied and another party you killed? Meaning This is how they treated the messengers of Allah. How that every time the messengers of Allah told them something which they did not like, what was their response? They were arrogant, and seconds and and as a result of that arrogance, what did they do? Some profits they denied and other profits, they tried to kill, and they actually killed some stuff in Allah. You see, these words be my laka Hua and Phu Kham. These are words that deserve our attention. You see, there are things within the religion

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commands that a las puntata has given in the Quran, for example, which we really like, right? For example, we are taught to be good to the orphans, right? We're taught to, you know, be good to the poor. And, you know, we were very, we, you know, we like piece comments, we talk about them, we encourage them. But then it's possible that there are certain teachings which we don't like, personally we find difficult or which are very heavy on the nups. And that happens. But you see, there's two options over there. When you find something difficult, you have two options. One is that you do it anyway. Why? Because my Lord commanded me. The problem is inside me. So you're Allah, you

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I surrender to you, and you give me joy in what you have commanded, right? it'll lead to biller hear about your dog, I am pleased with you, and you give me contentment and this will happen that when a person accepts whatever our last panel thought has commanded them, and a person remains obedient to Allah, that Allah subhanaw taala also gives them shut her Southern that Allah subhanaw taala opens up their chest for them. So they're able to accept happily, whatever Allah subhanaw taala has commanded. But then there's another way and that ways of arrogance mean No way. There's no way I could do this. Right. This is this is below me. This is something I could never do. This is

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something that doesn't, you know, befit me. Other people can do it. There's no way that I will do it. This is istick bar. What is arrogance? arrogance is that a person looks down right that a person belittles the truth. This is what the bunny is not yielded that every time their messengers told them. This is not right. Or this is what you should do. If they didn't listen

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Kip is stuck about to you all were arrogant. And as a result of that arrogance, look at what happened. They went further in their misguidance so much so that they ended up denying the prophets of Allah. And so often it happens with people that it begins with refusing to do one thing and then refusing another and then refusing another and then refusing another.

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And it also led them to trying to kill the prophets of Allah. And they did this with the prophets of Allah Who are you send them also the thing is that they did not like him. Why did they not like him because he was an Arab and remember that the bunny is not you would look down on the Arabs that you know you guys you are on your an unlettered nation, you are below us. And they were one race Bunny is slightly ill. So they were also very prejudiced. You know that? Nope, nobody could convert to their religion. It was only someone who was born among them. So they were extremely proud, extremely arrogant, they look down on the Arabs, and they rejected the Prophet salallahu Urdu Southern because

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of the fact that he was an Arab. So they attempted to kill him also, we learn about that incident where when the Prophet sallallahu Urdu sent unconquered labor

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they they prepared some, you know, food for him and the served it to him and there was, you know, the the meat of a goat or something like that, and it was poisoned. Alright, and he was the Prophet sallallahu Urdu Senna was informed about it. And so he did not, you know, eat that food, but they attempted to kill him salallahu alayhi wasallam and this was not just once but multiple times. So what was the real problem? Is it that they did not recognize the truth is it that they were ignorant? No, they recognize they knew they understood, but it was their house. It was their desire and remember the meaning of the word how what is desire, but how literally means to fall. And this

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is what desire does, that when a person pursues it when a person follows it, then they fall in this world, to even to lower and you know mean despicable behavior. And then in the sight of Allah in the hereafter also, a person will fall, meaning fall into hell. So be my Latta Hua and Phu Kham. This is why we are taught that anytime that your you know your desire, you know your heart tells you your desire basically tells you you know that do this then oppose it. meaning you're sleeping for example, and you hear the alarm and you have the option of turning off the alarm or putting it on snooze or getting up. So your naps you know, your desire says turn the alarm off, right? No oppose

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it right there. Don't turn it off. Okay, get up or maximum put it on snooze so that you can, you know, inshallah, get up in a month in a minute or two, but you must oppose your desire, what call Kuru buena hole, and they say, Our hearts are wrapped up. Now, they said this as an excuse for not believing. They said that our hearts are Wolf and Wolf means two things. One is that it means that our hearts are wrapped up. And they said this out of mockery, that you know what? We don't understand what you say, you know, this Quran that you recite, it's not really effective, it doesn't hit the heart. It doesn't have any impact. It doesn't touch us, right? Because our hearts are

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wrapped up. Okay? And then secondly, love also means a treasure. Okay? So what they meant to say is that our hearts are filled with knowledge and faith so you know what, we don't need your foot on. We don't need your Prophethood we already have a lot of faith, we don't need you stuffit Allah, any look at their arrogance, Allah subhanaw taala says Billa Anna, whom Allah will be kufri him for karela you may know, but in fact, Allah has cursed them for their disbelief so little is it that they believe remember that a person who is truly knowledgeable, any when they learn the Quran, there they become even more humble. A person who is a true seeker of ill, they are never satiated with

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what they know. Meaning they want to keep learning they want to keep increasing in their understanding and their knowledge. They're eager for more. This is why we see that the scholars and you for example we learn about you know how they've been humble how any even as an older man, he would go around and you know write things and and learn as if he was a child. And we learned that his son asked him

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But until when meaning, when are you going to stop? When are you going to quit? So, the thing is that a person who is truly knowledgeable knows that they don't know enough. When you increase in your knowledge you only realize how ignorant you have been, and how ignorant you still are. So, a true seeker of knowledge never says, I know enough. I don't need to learn anymore. No, they're eager. Okay, what else can I learn? What else can I learn? how, you know, how much more can I understand? I need to know, I need more clarity, right? It's that love and eagerness for knowledge that can never truly be satisfied. So a true secret knowledge never says I know enough. Because

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knowledge is not just information. Okay. Knowledge is what it is understanding it is internalization of information, it is action. And for that you, you keep, you need to keep feeding your heart. You know, you never say, Oh, I ate a steak last year. So I'm good for life. No, if you enjoyed that steak, you're going to want to eat that again and again. Right? So just like that, a person who is truly seeking beneficial knowledge, they don't say, Oh, I know enough. I don't need any more. And we also see over here that, you know, these people they said, we'll call it global alfine what you're saying doesn't touch us, right? We're not affected by nothing's going in our heart. And this is

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something that should frighten us. We should ask Allah subhanaw taala to keep our hearts soft, to soften our hearts so that we benefit from the truth that we hear. We are affected by the words of the Quran. Well imagine a home Kitab Minar in the Lehi, Masato Colima, Mara home, and when there came to them a Book from Allah confirming that which was with them, what can Omen Kabbalah yesterday hoonah Allah larina cafaro although before they used to pray for victory against those who disbelieved. phala majra humara fU cafa Ruby fillerina to Allah here lol caffeine, but then when there came to them that which they recognized, they disbelieved in it so the curse of Allah will be

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upon the disbelievers remember that the people the the People of the Book at the time of the Prophet sallallahu Urdu sound, the bunny is slightly they used to literally pray for victory. Meaning they used to make dua that Allah Allah, send your messenger the to us so that we can you know, fight against our enemy because you see, the bunny is slightly we're living in Medina. Why? Why were they not in Jerusalem because they weren't in the diaspora. So any they used to pray for victory. They used to beg Allah that Oh Allah send the last messenger to us. And then yes of Tirana, they would also boast to the Arabs, that you know what our messenger is coming. And as soon as he comes, you

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will see our strength and and we will defeat you. But then what happened when the messenger came, and they recognized him? They rejected him. Why did they disbelieve in him? Because he was not of them. He was not from their own people. He was an Arab, there was literally racism, right? And this jealousy that led them to deny the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. So it is said so much Toby and fusa home, how wretched is that for which they sold themselves stuff at Allah, they literally sold themselves, because they recognize the truth, yet they rejected it. So what so what were they doing? They were giving preference to something over themselves. They knew that they were putting

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their IRA at risk, but they didn't care about that. Their arrogance, their worldly position, their status was more important to them. And yet, it will be madonsela that they will disbelieve in what Allah has revealed. Why did the disbelief Bahian through their outrage? What was their outrage about a universal law human fugly? Here allow me a shell luminary body alone would send down his favor upon whom He wills from among his servants. So their real problem was what it was their buddy, it was their jealousy, that how could our Savior, how could our Prophet who was supposed to lead us to victory be from another nation be from a race that we look down on from a people whom we belittle.

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And this is a problem that is very much alive today, when we refuse to see good in others, because of our own prejudice, our own biases, meaning we believe so strongly in stereotypes, you know, there's implicit bias there is implicit racist behavior that we don't even realize and so panela sometimes

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So outrageous, it's so obvious. So these people hinny there it was their jealousy that led them to reject the Prophet sallallahu wasallam. So, this is described as the this small themselves, he there were so stubborn. Remember that a jealous person is actually upset with who with Allah subhanaw taala

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a jealous person is actually angry with Allah's decision that why did God allow this? or Why did Allah do this? And why did he not give me this? Why did he give him that? You need this? Why? Why? This? It doesn't fit us. Here we're humans. We're Allah servants. does Allah not know what is best? And does Allah not have the right to do whatever he wants? Isn't this His fuddle His favor, that he can give to whomsoever He wants when He is the Creator, and he is the owner. He has the right to do whatever he wants, how dare we object phurba will be hubbub in Allah will caffeine or the Abu hain. So they returned having earned wrath upon wrath, and for such disbelievers is a humiliating

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punishment. So they were angry at Allah's decision. These people deserve only anger, anger upon anger for the earlier and later crimes for the worship of the calf for distorting the total for killing the prophets for denying the restarting is Salaam and now denying the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Now a person might say that well, the people who lived at the time of the Prophet sallallahu earlier said that they were not the same ones who worship the calf. Right? They were not the same ones who, you know, disbelieve in Rhys artists and who tried to kill him. So why would they suffer the result of that? Why? Because they did not mend their present by believing in the Prophet

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sallallahu alayhi wasallam by changing their condition. You see, there are crimes, that yes, you have not committed. They were committed by people in your history, so called great men of your country. But it is because of their crimes that you enjoy your privileges today. And their crimes are a part of your history. You don't have to apologize for their crimes, but you certainly have to dissociate yourself from them. And if you don't dissociate yourself from their crimes, you're essentially condoning them. You cannot change the past. But you can certainly change your present condition. And if you don't consciously change your present, you are only continuing the patterns

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that were set in the past. So we see that the Bani Israel at the time of the Prophet sallallahu earning some of them were being condemned for what for the actions of their forefathers did hundreds of years ago. Why? Because when they continued the way of their forefathers, what were they doing? They were basically condoning the crimes of their forefathers, what either Pilla home Aminu be my answer Allah and when it is up to them believe in what Allah has revealed, which is the Quran called Luna Mino Bhima on Zilla Elena, they say we believe only in what was revealed to us we only believe in what was revealed to our people, only the total were furuno Bhima wa who ended disbelieve in what

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came after it. So that is believed in the NGO that is believed in the Quran. Well, who will help como Sadiq Halima Morocco? While it is the truth confirming that which is with them, meaning the Quran only confirms the total folly matakohe to Luna ambia, Allah human kabu in control movement in say that Why did you kill the prophets of Allah before? If you are indeed believers? Meaning if you claim to believe that in the Torah, then why did you kill the prophets who only taught you the total? So this excuse of yours is not valid? So the real problem is you don't actually believe in the total. Because if you truly believed in the Torah, you wouldn't be confused. You wouldn't kill

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the prophet to revive its teachings, and you wouldn't deny the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam because he's coming as mentioned in the Torah. Remember, in quantum mode, meaning if you are indeed believers, if a man is sound, if belief is correct, and actions are also correct, and if there is a problem if there is a deficiency in one's faith, then there will be deficiency in their actions as well. While caja aku Musab will buy hinnat and Moosa had certainly come to you with clear proofs. So mata huster malayalam embody he were unto Molly moon, then you took the calf in worship after that while you were wrongdoers. Imagine the Prophet of Allah is amongst you, and you worship the calf.

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Subhana Allah, while you are wrongdoers, what is 100 kakum What a foreigner fo kakimoto and recall when we took your covenant and raised over you the mountain as a threat, that accept this covenant or this mountain is going to fall on you and you're finished. Who do it now can be what it was

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Smart rule saying take what we have given you with determination and listen huduma now can be

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taken with kuva meaning whatever we are giving you take it with strength. What does that strength me that in your belief, there should be strength, no doubt you should believe with conviction. And then secondly in your actions also, there should be strength, meaning adhere to these teachings with consistency. Take these matters seriously, religion is not a joke. This is not an entertainment, or lose Sameera. Now we're asleep. They said we hear and disobey. Yeah, we've heard Yeah, we know. But we're not going to do it. We won't comply. We choose to do differently. What should he will feel glooby himolla agerola be cofely him and their hearts absorb the worship of the calf, because of

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their disbelief will be semi modal combi eema no calm in control mode meaning say how wretched is that? What's your faith enjoins upon you if you should be believers, you see what is mentioned in this idea that what we should remove your kulu be himolla Angela buccafurri him, their hearts absorbed the worship of the calf because of their disbelief. The word oshri boo has been used or should the boys they were made to drink as though their hearts drank the love of the calf. Remember that love is like a drink that a thirsty person drinks. Love quenches an innate thirst, okay, an innate need, you will love something or the other as a human being, you will get attached to

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something or the other. So you better feed your heart, the right kind of love. And that is the love of Allah subhanaw taala the love for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala not the love of something else. Because that love for something else is then going to occupy your heart, whatever you love is going to occupy your heart. And once it occupies your heart, it settles in your heart, then it's going to lead you it's going to dictate your decisions, it's going to dictate your choices. So these people their problem was that their hearts were drenched with the love of the calf, which is why they became so blind in that love, that even though the mountain is raised over them, and they make

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a covenant with Allah. Afterwards, they say, we know what we're going to do something else. And you know what, a lot of times, we will not say this somewhere in our assignor. But we will behave like this, where we have come to know of what Allah Subhana Allah has commanded. If we were quizzed about it, if we were asked about it, list the pillars of faith, right, we will list them. If we were asked about, you know, a Hadith of the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam, or the way in which Salah is to be prayed, we know the rules we have studied Islamic Studies, you know, in school we have, we have taken different courses, we have that book knowledge, we have that information, but that knowledge a

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lot of times does not translate into action. Why? Because the heart is preoccupied with something else. And you have only one heart, you have only one heart, you only have enough space to, you know dedicate your heart for, for one thing for, for, for the thing that you believe truly matters. So if that is Allah subhanaw taala. Right, the one for whose worship you were created, then your heart is good, then your heart is sound and if the heart is sound, than the rest of the body is also sound. But if that heart is drenched with the love of something other than Allah, then guess what that is what's going to occupy that heart and that is what's going to lead that person. And you know what,

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whoever loves Allah, then he is comforted with that love, he will be successful because of that love, and whoever loves something other than Allah than that person will be tormented with that object in this life and in the next life. Then they're told cool in Canada laquan McDonald hirato in the La Jolla satin Minh Dune in nasci, Fattah Minolta, in kuntum. side the team say if the home of the hereafter with Allah is for you alone, and not the other people than wish for death, if you should be truthful, when I want to know about and be mad at them at ad him, well Allah Who are the mobility mean, but they will never wish for it ever because of what their hands have put forth. And

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Allah is Knowing of the wrongdoers. You see, they used to claim that we can do whatever we want because we're definitely going to paradise. So then if that is the case, then what are you doing in this world? Pray for death so that you can go to general but they will never do that? Because in their hearts, they know how guilty they are. Well, if he didn't know whom Hassan Nasrallah hatin, one

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mean a Latina ash Rocco, and you will surely find them the most greedy of people for life even more than those who associate others with Allah. Yo, what do I do home? Low? You are a model l fascinating woman who will be mosey him in and either be a Jamar will lagu bill Slayton be my Yama loon, one of them wishes that he could be granted life 1000 years, but it would not remove him in the least from the coming punishment, that he should be granted life. And Allah is seeing of what they do. You see, just because a person has a long life, it doesn't mean that they will be safe from the consequences of their deeds, the length of our lives, worldly lives does not matter. What

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matters is what we do. In this life. There are people who live very short lives, but in those short lives, they accomplish so much. Some people accomplish a lot of good, other people leave a whole lot of evil, that continues to, you know, be a source of misguidance and harm for people for generations and generations. So what matters is our actions what we do, not the number of yours that we live, we learned that a mama never we, for example, lived a very short life in a set that he was in his 30s when he passed away, let's upon Allah, any person was even basic knowledge of Islam, right? They they know they have heard of the name mm nawawi right. This is a well known name, when you study

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Islam seriously, then you you come across this name. So, here it is, it is mentioned very clearly, that a long life cannot save a person from punishment. The fact is, that death is coming sooner or later, the day of judgment is coming sooner or later. So prepare for it, strive for it, and the person who prepares for the hereafter. Then such a person is truly intelligent as the Prophet sallallahu wasallam said that such a believer is a kiss a kiss meaning most intelligent, most wise, then it is said, Coleman Can I do well did you bury say whoever is an enemy to gibreel for in hoonah Zilla who are called bkv, isn't it? It is none but he who has brought the Quran down upon your heart

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by the permission of Allah Mossad, the Kalima beignet a day he well, who then well, Bush rally will mean confirming that which was before it and as guidance and good tidings for the believers. So the People of the Book, the Bani Israel that came to the Prophet sallallahu, Urdu sentiment, they said, well, who brings revelation to you? And when the Prophet sallallaahu artists, and I mentioned that it was Angel gibreel they said, Oh, we don't like him. He's the one who brought punishment, and you know, such and such, so we are not friends with him, basically. But if you had said that, Mika, he has brought you revelation, then yeah, we would have believed this was an also another excuse

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gibreel did not make up the Quran. No debris was only a messenger who conveyed the Quran to the Prophet sallallahu earlier said no. And if ever who brought punishment upon the previous nations, it was not because gibreel had a problem with those nations. It's because God was commanded to bring that punishment upon them. gibreel is only a servant to Allah. So someone who has a problem with gibreel In fact, has a problem with Allah. So it has said mankind or the will Allah He will Mullah ekati he was sorry he would you briella me Cal, for in Allah or the will lil Catherine, whoever is an enemy to Allah and His angels and his messengers and to breathe and Mika he, then Indeed, Allah

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is an enemy to the disbelievers. So having enmity for Allah, for his messengers, for his angels for his book for his believing servants, honey, this is foolish behavior. How could a person ever succeed by making Allah his enemy? what occurred and zelner ilica it by 100 And We have certainly revealed to you verses which are clear proofs. Well, my Jacobi had a little fussy corn and no one would deny them except the defiantly disobedient, our Coloma hadoo, then Nevada, who for you coming home, been a karuma up known, is it not true that every time they took a covenant, a party of them threw it away, meaning they've constantly been breaking promises, but in fact most of them do not

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believe so they repeatedly breached their covenants, and if they rejected the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam this was not something new. Well imagine a home Rasulullah Minar in the Lehi masataka Lima amerihome, Nevada for El Camino Medina Otto Kitab Kitab Allahu Allah hoody him cut unknown ly Allah moon, and when a messenger from Allah came to them confirming that which was with them, a party of those who had been given the Scripture through

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Scripture of Allah behind their backs as if they did not even know. Meaning they pretended as if the book of Allah did not mention anything Subhana Allah, they acted completely contrary to the book of Allah as if they had no clue that the book of Allah even existed. And this is something that we need to reflect over upon ourselves, that do we live lives in such a way that our actions our behaviors reflect that yes, we know the book of Allah. Yes, the Book of Allah exists and we have read it or do our actions and our lifestyle show that we have no clue about the book of Allah stuffit Allah anyway, we really need to check ourselves that what is it that we are reflecting then in I have one

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or two and inshallah we will end with a verse 103 so in the Silas parents Allah says what terbaru matter through Sha three nor Allah Mulkey Suleiman and they followed instead what the devils had recited during the reign of Sulaiman Wanaka follow suit, a man who will act in the shower cleaner cafaro your early moon and NASA said, it was not soon a man or his son who disbelieved but it was the devil's who disbelieved. And what was that disbelief? Teaching people magic? So the bunny is what do we see that they didn't really care about the covenants they made with Allah, or the Scripture, that Allah subhanaw taala revealed? What is it that they followed, they followed shaitan

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You see, so a man on a Salaam was a prophet of Allah and he was also a powerful King and Allah subhanaw taala had given him a great empire and a lot of power, we see that the wind, the Jain, the birds, in his so much was under his control. So it is said that when he died, the shouting the devils any day, they said to people, that said, a man had all of this because of magic, meaning he was actually a magician, he was a sorcerer, and you know, he had this great empire and all of these powers because of magic and to panela this belief, it prevailed amongst the bunny is slightly let it exists till today where they believe that so they might already Cena was not a prophet of Allah, he

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was a king and he was a magician. And we see that numerous books of magic are actually attribute it to him even even till today. So they they said that so they matter I said, I was a magician. And so they did not care about the teachings of a man or his Salah, any because sooner mannerism will was also a prophet of Allah. They loved all of that, and instead they followed magic. That's what they were more interested in. One on Zilla lol mela kini babila how route are my route and what was revealed to the two angels of Babylon how Ruth and marut you see when the Bani Israel pursued magic, even though it's evil was known to them, then they were tested by it. How that these two angels how

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Ruth and Ruth were sent to them. And these two angels offered to teach magic. So what did the people do? They ran to these angels in order to learn more magic from them. But these angels made it clear when you are the man in a hadn't had a cooler in the Manhattan fitness room for that taco. But the two angels did not teach anyone unless they said we are a trial so do not disbelieve by practicing magic. But what did they do? They didn't care about the warning. Fiats Allah Muna min Houma. They learned from them, meaning they learned magic from them, meaning they weren't interested in learning the Scripture, they were more interested in learning magic. That's what they were more excited

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about. And specifically, they learned even such evil magic with which may you follow the akuna be binal model he was Oji that by which they cause separation between a man and his wife. Now, if you think about it, the angels also brought revelation gret. And here at this occasion, the angels were sent with magic to test people. But out of the two, what is it that the people chose to learn? They weren't interested in learning scripture and guidance, they were interested in learning magic. And this is something that we need to think about also, one is the Quran, the Book of Allah, right. And the other is, you know, fantasies and lies and you know, entertainment Subhan Allah, what is it that

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we find more

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you know, more inclined to more interested in that which is true, that which is certain that which will truly bring us healing and which will

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Help us in this life and the next are that which will just, you know, bring us some kind of joy, some kind of temporary pleasure right now, but will be useless for us in the long run. And then it is said one of them good lord Rena Beeman ahead in a lab in the lab, but they do not harm anyone through it except by the permission of Allah with our limonum I'll do room when I am Pharaoh home, and the people learn what harms them and does not benefit them will occur the Alamo lemonis thora, whom Allah who fill after Ottoman hallak and the end the children of Israel certainly knew that whoever purchased it would not have in the hereafter any share. Well a bit summer shot OBE and fusa.

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Home low can we are on a moon and wretched is that gain for which this soul themselves if they only knew. So remember, magic is real. There is of course magic that is mere illusion, right or trickery. But there is also a magic that is performed with the help with the assistance of shall think of the devils and this say have this magic has a real impact on people. We don't I shall do love more into she reported that once the Prophet sallallahu Urdu Sena was affected by magic, so that he began to imagine that he had done something which in fact he had not done. It's upon Allah. And it was the money Israel, a man among them, who actually performed magic on the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa

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sallam, and this is mentioned Hadees there's a long narration about it. So remember that magic is real, its effect is real, and because of its evil nature, the fact that it is done by soliciting the help and cooperation of the devils and the fact that its goal is evil. Magic is something forbidden. It is a destructive sin, a major sin. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said he tenable mobile caught, refrain stay away from destructive sins. And he mentioned a shilka Billa he was siru schilke associating partners with Allah and magic and he mentioned other sins also. So imagine in the same list, as Shrek is mentioned, magic is mentioned. So do not do it. And do not pay anyone to do it.

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Whatever the reason may be, because the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said lay salmon now he is not of us who Mansa Hara the person who performs magic, or Manso hirola meaning the person who has magic done for him, meaning he pays someone who he hires someone that please do magic on so and so. And remember that even though magic is innate only has its impact with the with the help of the devils its effect is only possible by the permission of Allah any magic works with the help of shale clean, but its effect is only possible by the permission of Allah. Right? Because it is said over here, well, Mohammed londrina beam and I had an inner be a vanilla, which means that first of all,

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no one can cause harm to another through magic, without the permission of Allah. So this means that if you have been affected by magic, or someone you know, has been affected by magic, then this was only after Allah subhanaw taala allowed it. So even though that magic was intended to harm you, because Allah subhanaw taala allowed it right, then this means that you because of the fact that you were his believing servant, this magic will not actually harm you. Yes, along with that difficulty, there will be benefit and the benefit will actually outweigh the harm Subhanallah And then secondly, remember, that if it only happens by Allah's permission, then it means that only Allah can protect

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you. So the treatment for Magic should be sought from Allah, not from magicians, remember this, the treatment for Magic should be sought From who? from Allah, not from magicians. So what should be done? First of all use the Quran because the Quran is healing and the Prophet sallallahu wasallam also said

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when a woman was being treated, he said ology Hibiki tabula.

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He said treat her with the book of Allah so I could see right and more or with attain the last two suitors of the Quran. There are so many more hours that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam taught there's prophetic medicine. So use that instead of going to magicians to break the power of magic. And then last either we're going to do today, Willow and the home amanu with the CO llama Suba terminer Angela Hi Lo can we Allah moon and if they had believed and feared Allah, then the reward from Allah would have been far better if they only knew meaning if they had believed and feared Allah and stayed away from magic, any instead of practicing magic and learning magic and

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going to magic

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If they had a man and Allah, they feared Allah, they follow the book of Allah, then the reward, the result, the benefit that they would get would be far better, if they only know if they only knew. So the thing is that magic does not actually benefit a person. It will not benefit a person in the hereafter. It does not draw a person near Allah. In fact, whoever purchases it, and yes, you have to pay for it. And you also have to sell your soul for it. Because you're putting your you're giving up your hereafter, then, and remember this is a form of Schick. This is a form of associating partners with Allah, this is a form of oppression and it will not benefit a person it will only harm a person

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may Allah subhanaw taala protect us. So we need to think that what is it that we are going after? Is it the book of Allah? Or is it you know, false things or things that Allah has forbidden? Let us check our goals, our priorities, and I would encourage you that the verses that we have studied today, please try to you know, listen to the recitation of these verses, because when you listen to the Quran, it has a different impact and hamdulillah you have just reviewed the meaning. So the meaning is fresh in your mind. Now if you listen to these verses, inshallah, the meaning will become even, you know, strongly embedded in your heart and mind and it is only when we remember something,

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can we actually act upon it? So May Allah subhanaw taala allow us to benefit from what we have learned in Millis Parramatta pardon us for any shortcomings in our part inshallah we'll conclude here subclinical lahoma will be handed a shadow Allah ilaha illa Anta as the hirokawa to buoy lake was Salaam Alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh