Taleem al-Quran 2010 – Juz 19 – L193D

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Ash-Shuara 105-140 Word-Analysis and Tafsir 123-140

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I was a bit let him initiate on his regime Smith there have recommended for him.

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Lesson number 193, sort of the Sharla is number 123 to 140.

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Gods that are done in mousseline are denied the messengers as well, just like the people of New Hampshire center, who else denied the people who did deny all of the messengers. And the people of odd, who were the

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the people of ours were the children of Iran being Sam we knew. So they were the descendants of who?

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The survivors of the flood.

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They were the descendants of new Harrison, a new Harrison and those who were with him, the believers, they're the ones who survived the flood. So what do we learn that the people of God were actually the descendants of believers? But again, what happened amongst them? Many wrong things started. So Allah soprano tada he fulfilled his promise, and who did he send? A messenger to them? Is all of them a whom who don't? When their brotherhood said to them? What did he say to them? aletheia cocoon? Will you not fear Allah? Will you not have fear of Allah? So what do we learn? He gave the same message should it be? As mentioned earlier, all of the messengers brought the same

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message. They came with the mission to instill the fear of Allah in the hearts of people. Whether it was new Hardison, or who are the sinner, or silent Edison, or Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, all of the messengers came with the same message. If you look at it, earlier, we learned about how Musa Addison introduced Rabbul aalameen to the people.

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fear of Allah taqwa of Allah, how does a person develop that with the recognition of so why did he describe Robert Allah mean to the people so that people would know who Allah is? And only when they would know who Allah is? Then they will be able to obey Him, then they will be able to refrain from his disobedience. On the other hand, Ibrahim is an alternate the same thing. He introduced to the people who are poor i mean is why so that people develop taqwa of Allah. So it's called Allahumma houden Allah that the whole Will you not have here of Allah

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in this is a lot of warning. What does the person say to you? Don't you fear God when you're doing something wrong? And when they say to you like that immediately, you wonder about what you're doing. So Allah data on in Nila comb, indeed, I am Do you Rasulullah Ameen a trustworthy messenger. I'm faithfully conveying the message which Allah subhanaw taala has delivered to me. So if I am faithfully conveying it to you, what is your responsibility to accept it as well? And you know, my reputation. I am not a person who lies. I'm not a person who cheats. So if you can trust upon me with regards to worthy matters, then how can you not trust upon me with regards to religious

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affairs, for temple law, therefore fear Allah will alter your Rooney and obey me as well. Why? Because I'm a trustworthy messenger. And I'm conveying to you, not something that is of my own desires, but rather I am conveying to you whatever my lord has told me, therefore, we're up to your own thing. And he said the same thing as new heinessen of that woman lucam early human edge, and I do not ask you for it any payment, any reward. Why? Because in Nigeria, Illa Allah, Allah mean, my payment is only from the Lord of the worlds. What do we see that all of the messengers, they had well, wishing they were sincere, they did not have hidden agendas. They did not desire any personal

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benefit, personal gain from delivering the message to people. In fact, they've suffered great losses. If you look at it, the profits are about a center since he started spreading the message amongst the people. What happened? He suffered so much opposition, he lost his family. He lost his friends. He lost his connections.

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And he suffered from a boycott for three years, him and the rest of the believers. What does that show his sincerity? What does that show his honesty? That he is not here to make money? He is not here to deprive you of your worldly possessions. No, he's here to benefit you. And the evidence of that is that look at how much he's suffering for the scars.

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We see that for their own What did he say about musasa that he has come to evict you from your land. This is what he said to his people. He has come to take over this land of yours.

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Whereas musar listener

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Never ever said that to the people. The prophets of Allah, they showed their loyalty to the people, their honesty to the people, their truthfulness to the people by saying that I do not demand from you any edge, because my other is only upon Allah only he can give me. I'm working for him.

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Now that people have odd, they have been mentioned many, many times.

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What were the main characteristics of the people? What did they do?

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We learned that these people were a very strong nation,

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in their physical built in their physical mind, they were very powerful. They were very strong. We learned in sort of our office 69 that was there the conville healthy bearspaw that the Prophet who'd arrested him, he said to the people of our that Allah has increased you in stature extensively, that in your physical build, you are very strong. You don't have ordinary strength. In your physical stature, Allah has increased to extensively in throttle fragile is six to eight we learn lm dot okay for further logbook ob rod, have you not considered how your Lord dealt with the people of Iran modality very mad Iran who had lofty pillars, and let the lamb you block me through half will be led

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the likes of which Hume had never been created in the land.

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So they were so powerful. They were so mighty that they constructed such pillars they constructed such monuments the likes of which have never been made. Just imagine.

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We learned that the people of our delivery approximately 2500 to 3000 years before he started center.

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So about 3000 years before he started his center. So approximately how long before us

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about 5000. And you can imagine how ancient these people were. But still, in worldly terms, they were so powerful. They were so strong that they used to construct huge buildings, huge fortresses that were not just huge in their sizes, but also extremely strong in they're built

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extremely strong. And we see that even today there are people who take a lot of pride in the buildings that they have constructed, isn't it and the people of add, they were also very proud of this. They were very arrogant because of this.

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We learned through it falsely that I have 15 that for Mr. odden for stackable fill out the label Huck will call you man Asha Dominica that as for the people of our they were arrogant upon the earth without any right. They became very proud. They became very arrogant and they said who is greater than us in strength? We are the strongest of people. We are the mightiest of people. And these people who do they follow? They follow the messengers that they follow noble leaders that they follow good leaders. No

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we don't Institute I have 59 what till God and that is Joe How to Be it Robbie him. What are solo Sula, whatever, American Legion bear in need. And that was odd, who rejected the signs of their Lord and they disobeyed His messengers, and they follow the order of every obstinate tyrant. Who do they follow? obstinate tyrants, people who are disobedient to people who are very stubborn people who are very arrogant people who were very oppressive. Such were their leaders. And you can imagine if these were their leaders and how were the common folk, a leader is always similar to the people he represents the people. However the people are, that is how the leader is. So if they follow Japan or

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need you can imagine the kind of people that this nation was.

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And we also learned that these people they used to shake as well these two associate partners with

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in total love is 70 we learn that the people have already responded to their messenger Allah Ajay tener, Leonardo de la hora de veau that have you come to us that we should worship Allah alone. This is what you want from us, whenever Americana caribou ever owner, and you want that we should leave all those gods that our forefathers would worship. This is what you want from us.

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So what do we learn that these people were very mighty in worldly terms, and that made them very arrogant. That made them extremely corrupted people.

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And this corruption was not just in the way that they dealt with one another, that they were oppressive. They were obstinate. They were tyrannical, but at the same time, they also had a lot of religious corruption that they were also involved in.

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So this is why Allah subhanaw taala sent a messenger to them in order to guide them.

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He told them to fear Allah and obey Him. But at the same time, he emphasized on one more thing. And what was it that he emphasized on that these people, they used to build a lot of lofty structures, as I mentioned to you, which made them very proud and arrogant. So he criticized them in that respect. And he said to them at our noona Do you all construct the Vanunu from the veterus? Babylonia? bruneian, what is the union? Building foundation construction? So at Evo Nuna, do you all build Do you all construct? Because you're in on every elevation I attend assign there is from the roof that truss rod. Yeah, right.

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And rear is used for mccannon warfare, a place that is elevated, a high land, a lofty ground, such a place that is visible from a distance.

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We're not talking about a building, but we're talking about a place that is elevated, like a mountain, okay, or like a sand dune. So at Evo noona Beco, leering on every high place, on every elevated place, a place that can be seen from a distance.

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Now these days, because you have so many buildings, and you have a lot of deforestation, and a lot of the ground has been brought to the same level in order to construct buildings in a particular manner. We don't see the elevations and the difference of the level that is in the ground. But just imagine you're at a place where there are no buildings, any place that is high in any respect, whether it is high or it is a mountain or it is a dune or is it flat or anything like that, it can be seen from a distance, because the view is not obstructed by anything.

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So the people have asked what would they do that they would construct on every year on every high place I attend. What is an eye assign? So I overhear refers to a building. That was for the purpose of show only.

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I that's just supposed to mark the superiority of these people, mark the wealth of these people. It was an evidence for their wealthiness and evidence for their architecture and evidence for their great minds and technology that they possessed. So AI is one a building a structure that they would make as a monument only

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as a monument only.

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Buildings are built for various purposes.

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Like for example, one building is built as a residence, somebody lives over there. Another is, let's say as a store as a shop, you sell things over there, and others for the purpose of some work, and others for guests and others for travelers. Buildings are built for various purposes. But some buildings, some structures, they're only built for the purpose of show. Nobody lives there. Nobody comes in works there. Nobody comes and just stops by over there to get some rest. Like for example, if it's in a highway, people can stop, they can rest and they can continue with their journey. So these people, they would construct structures. Why only for the purpose of is only as monuments and

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where would they build them on every year on every high place? Their bassoon, you indulge? frivolously you amuse yourselves only their personas from the root letters I invest and remember of us, what is our bus

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and action that is purposeful, that is done for no reason.

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You understand a purposeful action

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done for no reason. Like for example, you cook, why to throw the food away.

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Similarly, these people they were building houses, building great buildings, building lofty, dazzling structures, sturdy structures, why?

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Why? For no purpose? Was anybody going to live there? No. Was anybody going to work there? Nor was anybody going to stop over there and take some rest, no terrible zone uselessly, without a reason without a purpose simply to amuse themselves.

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Like for example, if a person

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does not really have anything to do, so what did they say? Let me go and study something. Let me go take a course at the university. And they go study one cause Are you going to work? Are you going to do something with that knowledge? Just passing my time. What's the point?

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If a person is for example learning what history okay. It makes them more knowledgeable

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It makes him more conscious. If a person is learning about language, the person is learning literature, okay? It will improve him in some way. But let's say a person goes and take some accounting course, which is going to get outdated in two years. But he takes it just for the sake of taking it just so that I am doing something.

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He's not going to work. It's not going to go on the resume. It's not going to help him manage his personal business or anything like that. No, there are bassoon uselessly. So these people they were building all of these monuments without any reason. There are bassoon. So who there are some he criticize them for this behavior? That Do you have nothing better to do in life? You have so much free time, you have so many free resources? And what are you doing building one thing after the other? Just to amuse yourselves, just to entertain yourselves.

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Like, for example, a person draws a painting draws a picture. And he sells that. Okay, good. You made some money out of it. But when is that you make one thing after the other one thing after the other and you're fitting up your store room with all those paintings? What good are they? They're just a burden.

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Similarly, a person has a lot of things that people keep for the sake of keepsake memory. What happens to all of those things, you have them, you have boxes, we'll have them. We have one box, one of them, or you have a cupboard full of them. Every now and then you have to go into open and you have to make sure it's safe. It's okay. You dust it, you clean it, you wash it, you fold it, you put it back, are you going to wear it? No. Are you going to use it? No. Is anybody else going to use it? No. Why do you have it? I like it. It's there.

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This is what darbus when you have so much time

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you have so much energy.

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You have so much time to do all of this and things that are so important. You have no time for them. So who there is no criticize them that What are you doing? You're wasting your lives. Allah did not give you all of these resources that you make one thing after the other. You look after one thing after the other. And this is how you spend your life. No efa has septum and never Hala Kanaka Mirza, will Anakin, Elena LA to Joan, you have a purpose in life fulfill that purpose. So they were constructing all these buildings in vain, not because they needed them, but simply for the purpose of entertaining themselves simply for the purpose of amusing themselves, just to please themselves

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just to get some pleasure. Like for example, people, they look at their memory box, and they just get a lot of pleasure. They put those things back and the children cannot wait to throw all that junk out. Or their relatives feel that it's all junk. It's a huge burden. They will open the stuff they will look at all the stuff they will put it back and they will put it away. That was

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a waste of time. What that the halona and you all take for yourselves masana baroness's La La comme de Lune that you might abide eternally that una masana you make lasagna lasagna is a plural of muslimah and a snack from their inflators saw noon right?

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must now mufe is a place of sooner,

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a place that has been built a place that has been constructed.

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And remember that center is to build something to make something skillfully, perfectly with skill. So, Masonic refers to palaces, forts, huge, tall, beautiful buildings, solid structures, must now solid, firm structures. So what that does, I do know masana you have made all of these fine buildings, why? There are local looms so that you can abide in them eternally. You've made all of these strong houses, you think you're going to live in them forever. You cannot live in them forever.

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So what do we learn over here? Then in these two verses, their construction of buildings and monuments is criticized with respect to two things.

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That first of all, their purpose? Why do you build them? For no reason? Just to amuse yourselves, just to show off. And secondly, that you're setting up such structures for yourself as though you will live in them eternally.

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As if you are going to live in them forever, and you're never going to die.

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These are the houses these the palaces that you're supposed to live in for eternity. This is why you've made them so perfectly.

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What can we learn from this doesn't mean that we're not allowed to build houses. We're not allowed to build any buildings. We're not allowed to build solid structures. No, the permission is there. However, it should only be whatever is necessary according to the need.

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That whatever is necessary, a person should only keep to that

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Whatever is beyond need, whatever is beyond the necessity, then that becomes a burden for a person,

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it becomes

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a useless activity.

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Like, for example, a person, he builds himself a house over here, they were also criticized because they made solid structures, because a solid structure, it will stay for a longer period of time.

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And if a person lives in a structure that's not as solid, okay, it will not stay for that long.

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Now, if a person makes a house, that is a solid structure, why because it's a need, like, for example, in this country, for example, these days, if you don't have a solid structure, then what's going to happen?

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The weather, and not just the weather for security purposes as well, you have to have such houses earlier, people would just sleep in their courtyards, people will go sleep on the roofs, no problem. But now you can't even think about doing that. Because there's so much risk that's everywhere. So anyway, if a person builds a house that is strong, however, it's a necessity, it's okay. Similarly, if a person has a house that's big, that has a lot of space. Why, because that is a neat, like, for example, they have a big family, or they have a lot of things to do. Every room has a purpose.

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Like for example, one room you live in, the other room your children live in, the other room is for study. The other room is for the grandmother, for example, who visits regularly.

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Now, every part of the house has a purpose. But if a person wants to get a house that is five bedroom, six bedroom, just for the sake of having that house, even though all of the children are married off, or they don't have children, then what's the purpose of that house?

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What is the objective? That bassoon, if you think about it, how much time goes in maintaining houses, in looking after the houses, how much time think about cleaning, and sweeping the floors, and vacuuming the carpets and dusting all of the things, it takes so much time. So if a person is cleaning and dusting and doing all of that, for no one will live there, for no one who comes in studies over there, for no one who comes and eats there. What is the purpose darbus food, it's a waste of time, it's a waste of life, that same time and energy could be spent serving other people. That same time and money could be spent providing housing for the people who do not have any place

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to live in.

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No place to live in. But we want to have a house that's big enough. We want to have a house that has certain number of bedrooms, we have to have a house that has this big of a backyard even though we never use it. We never go there. This is what a waste of time a waste of life. When do people have such wishes? That they should have a house that is of such type such size? Why? Even though they don't need it? When do they have this desire? When donia becomes circle?

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When lunia becomes your goal, this is why it's a problem.

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This is why who there is some he criticized them. That La La comme de Lune you're making all of these houses thinking that you're going to live here forever. You're not going to live here forever. If dunia becomes the objective, then only a person is concerned about having the perfect house having the dream house having everything in the house that he desires that he wants.

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And if anything is missing, he's unhappy.

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Darla, come on, how long are you going to live in that house? Not forever. And if you spending all of your time and energy to make that perfect ideal house, then that shows that lunia has become your objective. dunia has become your ultimate goal. And this is something that is not suitable either.

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We learned that the Prophet sallallahu Sallam said this is a hadith that isn't a tirmidhi that are never going to kulu her feasable in their inland been a feather Hydra fee. That all expenditures, all expenses

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that a person bears like for example, he spends on his clothing he spends on his children's clothing he spends on his food, on his health on education children, wife all of that this is what enough. So the entire enough aka all of it is what feeds the beast in that.

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It is as though a person is standing in the way of Allah it is like charity. Every penny he spends. This is like what charity he will be rewarded for it. Whether it is on his clothes or his wife's clothes, whether it is on his shoes or on his food or on his multivitamins or whatever. This is what Officer vilella inland binaire except the building which building

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the building

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He's built that he's living in Fela hide a fee, for there is no good in it. What does it mean by that, that when a person has a house that is fulfilling his need, that is just in order to fulfill his need? That is what a source of benefit for him. That is a necessity. And it's nothing.

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It's a part of his expenditures. So what is it, it's feasibly the law as well. But if a person has a house that is beyond his need,

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beyond the need, then that is what

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a waste of money

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and there's no hate in it, there's no good in it, it does not bring any reward to a person. Even if he's spending a lot of money on maintaining the house, let's say paying the rent of the house, paying off the house, even if he's spending a lot of money, that money is not going to be counted as charity, because it is beyond need. He does not need to spend that money, but he's spending it.

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So it's going to be a burden on him. Similarly, we learn from another Hadees that every building is a misfortune for its owner.

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Every building is what a misfortune for its owner, except what cannot except what cannot meaning except that which is essential.

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It except that building which a person cannot do without. So for example, if a person has a house, he's living in it, every part of the house, he's utilizing it, he's using it and a part of the house that is beyond the need. He does not need it. But he just has it for the sake of showing up for the sake of saying that I live in this area, and I have a house that is this much square footage, then that is what a misfortune for him a burden for him.

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So what do we learn

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having a house constructing the building, this is not something forbidden.

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However, it should only be in order to fulfill your needs.

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Unfortunately, for many of us, many young people, many young married people, what is their goal? Buying a house

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and buying a house that is at a certain location that has certain features in it.

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And because we still don't own a house, we don't think we can buy a house in the next 10 years even, we feel we're so unfortunate.

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Where the fact is that if a person has a house that is beyond the need, then that is what misfortune.

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Similarly, sometimes what happens, especially women, we become very excessive in decorating the house, in setting up the house.

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And I remember when I got married, and I got my house, I remember that everything that I was putting up, I was thinking what's the purpose? Like for example, you know, especially when you move into your house, people give you a lot of gifts, artwork, decoration pieces, and everything felt like such a burden, because I would think, Okay, I'm gonna have to dust this, I'm gonna have to clean this, I'm gonna have to maintain this, I'm gonna have to look after this, it's gonna take so much of my time, I don't have that much time. Because if I spend time dusting all of these crystal pieces and decoration pieces, I wouldn't have time to open up the dictionary and look at the meaning of a

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word.

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I wouldn't have the time to look up the book or listen to a lecture, or prepare for the class, I won't have time to do that. So everything that I was putting up, I analyzed it very critically, what is the purpose? Do I really need it? Can I do without it? And if anything, was without a purpose, I got rid of it. I did not keep it.

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I remember even the pictures that I put up, they were all like, for example, what has sort of the fatter one has a door on it so that every time I see it, it reminds me of something. It's not just beautiful artwork by which I you know, I get very impressed by my choice. And I get very impressed by Oh, what a beautiful gift it is. And what an excellent piece of art it is. And I get distracted by it. Because I remember that in one of the books I had read it Okay, um, he wrote in his book,

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The scene of the Prophet sallallahu, the section on that.

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He wrote about the possessions of the prophet SAW what he owned. And I remember when I read it, I was so amazed. basic reading basic vessels from which he would eat basic things that he needed in order to survive, like, for example, a shield.

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And I was thinking that because our houses are so full of stuff, what happens? Our Time goes in just looking at the things, isn't it? Think about it. Sometimes you're sitting on the sofa, and you're looking at your cushion cover and you're looking at the pattern on it. How much time goes in there.

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You're looking at the wall, you're looking at one piece of art, the other piece of art, you're looking at the life you're looking at this you're looking at that so much time

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And then

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if there were only a few things that were necessary, very necessary, then Wouldn't that help you save time? Wouldn't it? Of course it would. Similarly, we have stuffed our house with so many things that in order to get from one place to the other, we have to go around the stuff. We have to keep on adjusting ourselves, we should keep our houses such that help us achieve our purpose. Not that they become a burden for us that our lives are being spent serving the houses. No, it should not be like that. These things Allah has given us so that they serve us, not that we serve them. So everything in your house, make sure it has a purpose. It has a reason behind

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every decoration piece you've put up. Everything you've put up on the table to make it look nice to make the walls that applies. To make the sofas look nice to make the side tables look nice to make the drawing room look nice to make the living room look nice, everything must have a purpose. And if it does not have a purpose, remind yourself this is misfortune.

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This is a source of trouble for me. This is not a source of good for me. And if you think about it, why do we put up such things? Why?

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Think,

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to please people, so that when they come in, they look at our stuff. And they like our choice. And they say, Well, this is what we want. And unfortunately, if we go to somebody's house, and they haven't put up my stuff, what do we say? It's so plain?

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So boring. Why don't you put some color over here? Why don't you put some artwork over here. This has become a standard that we love to stuff things, we love to have a lot of stuff. And this is a means of distracting us from our purpose.

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So we see that these people are being criticized that why do you build such houses? You think you're going to live in them forever?

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You're going to live here eternally.

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And also, we think about it. Many times people, what do they do? They buy a house, they do downpayment on it. And in whatever way that they're financing the house for the rest of many, many years. What are they doing paying off the house? And eventually, when they get to pay it off? How long? Are they going to live in the house? The clue? Are you going to live here forever, you're going to be longer in your grave? Think about it, how much is it that we're doing in order to live in our grave peacefully?

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comfortably? How much effort are we putting in to do that? And how much effort on the other hand are we putting in to maintain our houses to make them look nice to make them look perfect and beautiful.

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If you have stuff that is less than it's easier to clean, it's easier to maintain. It saves a lot of time.

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And you see sometimes we get very caught up in buying things that are going to last longer.

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We spend so much time researching checking Ok, which one is the best which one is the best, which offers the best, which fabric is the best. And sometimes we don't look at our pocket, we just want the best thing so that it can stay longer, it's a very good thing, you should buy such things which are going to stay longer so that you don't have to go run to the store every other day. But if you don't find the thing like that, don't spend all of your time looking for that perfect thing. Because even if you get the most perfect thing, what's going to happen to it,

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it's gonna get dented, something's gonna happen to it. I remember, when I first picked my sofa, I was very happy about it, it was very plain and simple. I thought it was very clean, simple, basic color, no patterns, nothing.

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And we were moving. And my brother as he was unpacking the packaging, he got the thing with the cutter, and there was a big cut on the Ottoman. And I thought, okay, it's only been one year, and it's been so much, and I really liked it. And I think eventually, it's going to come to its end.

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And when you buy things that stay longer, what happens to them, you get so bored of them.

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So just buy whatever is necessary. Whatever you need, don't become excessive about it. Because if you obsess over, then what's going to happen, it's going to consume so much of you, you're going to be spending so much time looking for that perfect thing, looking for that perfect fabric and perfect color. And eventually what's going to happen if something bad happens to it there. It's going to hurt you so much. The more importance you give to things, the more they're going to burden you. Many times it happens that we want to have a guest room and we want to have adjoining room and a big portion of the house is dedicated to that a lot of money is spent on it as well. But think about it.

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How often does it happen that people come and they stay or they are going to come and notice everything in your house? How often does it happen? Does it really matter that you spent so much money and time on it?

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Recently somebody sent me an email

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About this person who works as an IT technologist, I believe. And recently, he has become an extreme minimalist, which means that he owns very few things.

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A few years ago, he decided that he was going to own only 100 things. And that included his clothes that included his shoes that included his pens, and stationery, and toiletries and his work, equipment, everything was how many stuff 100 stuff. And now, he owns only 15 things. It's rule that he's made for himself. 15 things only. Why? Because he travelled extensively. He works for many, many people, he has meetings all the time, he works all the time, he's going from one place to the other. And because of that, he has to keep his stuff very, very limited. And he's saying that whenever I need something that the world has such today that whatever you need, you can get it

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immediately, instantly, you don't have to own it isn't at all. And you can always borrow from your friends, you can always go somewhere and get the thing that you need without buying it without having the trouble to own it, keep it in your name, and then have a part of your house that is spared for storing that particular object.

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When we buy things, what happens, you have to have a place of the house that is dedicated for that thing. And then you have to have a place in your house that is dedicated for keeping its box, then keeping its papers and all of that. He says everything is available online. Everything you can find in this world, you don't have to own things in order to use them. And because of that he has become so productive.

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But what is the problem with us that we want to own our staff, we want to have this feeling of ownership.

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For the things going to leave you either you're going to leave the house or the things we're going to leave you. And many times we keep things thinking I need them What if I need them. And for many, many years, we don't use them.

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So every now and then, we should keep going through our stuff. And think, am I using this if I have not used it in the past one year, that means I don't need it. And if I don't need it, I should not burden myself with this thing. Get rid of it, give it to someone else who can use it, who can benefit from it. And my time should go into something that is more important

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that when you have too many things around you, it's going to clutter your brain as well. It's going to clutter your thinking as well, you won't be able to think straight, you won't be able to think properly clearly, that sometimes it happens that we cannot study we cannot do our work until everything is in its place. until everything is clean until the room is clean. For some people, there's room for some people, it's the house. The more things you have, the more you have to maintain. For my son, I did not get a lot of toys, I got him a few basic things and just books. Because that even when he does make a mess, it's very easy for me to clean up. And he enjoys reading

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books more than he enjoys playing with toys. And I keep rotating his toys. Because if I keep all of them in his room, what will happen all of them will be on the floor. And so much of my time will go in setting up the room putting the toys back all the time are teaching him Okay, put this thing back which is essential, obviously. But when we clutter the lives of our children even then what happens? Even they don't know what is important, what is not important. They get distracted by so many things. So we need to declutter our lives, reduce our belongings, and only keep that which is necessary.

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What about Ashton, and when you strike Boston Jabari, you strike as tyrants, he had managed them further. That because of their arrogance, whenever they did attack people, how would they attack as Jabarin but are still from bots and bots is to attack someone with violence.

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It is to see someone with vulva and COVID to take something by force. So when you do attack someone, when you do strike someone when you do get hold of someone, how do you do that? But Ashton Jabari, you do it as tyrants as people with no mercy, showing no mercy, no affection at all. Without any compassion without any care without any concern mercilessly. You beat people mercilessly, you murder people. and Japan is one who is of overwhelming power, when was oppressive, but Japan is also used for someone who reforms and rectifies and put things in order.

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put things in order. So for example, if a person does strike the other does catch the other it could be for the purpose of disciplining them. It could be for the purpose of teaching them a lesson. But what do we see over here but flush them just burying you whenever you attack people

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You attack them as job bedene as tyrants just to please yourselves, not to teach people not to fix things, but just do these yourselves as tyrants as oppressive ones.

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You know, sometimes you wonder how proud people have become, or how violent people have become that just because they have a verbal debate with someone, a verbal fight with someone and argument with someone, they will attack someone, they will beat them to death, I'm sure you learned about the recent murder that was in this area only in which a 19 year old, he was killed outside a restaurant by six men who ambushed Him and who beat him with golf clubs. Why? There was an argument in the restaurant that his friend, he was short, and the six men that started making fun of him that you were so short, and because of that, an argument broke out, and it finished. And these men, they call

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them outside and as they came outside, they started beating them with golf clubs, to the point that one of them died.

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What kind of violence is this Boston, that when you do attack people, when you do attack them, how do you do it as jabbering, so violently without any mercy? This is how proud you are, this is how arrogant you are Fatah saphir Allah will alter your own and obey me Listen to me Stop being so aggressive, stop being so diluted by this world, what the coup and fear and Lady The one who amid the combi mattarella Moon, who provided you with that which you know, fear the one who has provided you with all that you know,

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you know, whatever he has given you, you know, whatever he has provided you with Amma definitely veterus mean that that in that which is to extend oneself to reinforce to provide. So among the combi mattarella Moon, he has provided you with so many things and all of these things you know about them. And that the come he has provided you be an airman whether Nene with grazing livestock and children. And not just that, what Jeanette and what you own and orchards and sprains so much he has given you don't you have any fear of it? Don't you have any respect for him in the hall for Aleikum? Indeed, I fear for you? Are there the Yeoman early the punishment of a terrible day were in

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this world and also in the hereafter? If you disobey me, I fear that you're going to suffer a punishment in this dunya and also in the hereafter. And he's warning them that all people, the one who is able to give you these blessings is also able to seize you.

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So be warned.

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Normally what happens when people possess many blessings, when people possess many resources, they begin to think that they're very superior, that they're very powerful. And this was the delusion that the people have asked for outside. So who there Edison reminded them? that yes, you have all of these things, but remember that someone gave them to you. And the one who gave them to you has the power to seize you as well. What was the response of the people colusa Elena, they said, it is the same for us a warehouse that whether you advise a lambda component where Ilene or you are not of the advisors were Ilene, Florida. Well, who is where is one who does was one who advises there. So

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whether you advise us or not, whether you warn us or not, whether you admonish us or not, we're not going to listen.

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We're not going to give any do what you say, we're not going to listen to you. Because in her there, this is not meaning what you're saying is not inlet except Hello caller welline the custom of the former people's Whoa, look, what is her character, behavior, manner, habit. Because whatever character a person displays, whatever manner a person displays, that is what is habit.

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Life for example, part of holiday is to be honest, to be truthful. Now, truthfulness, honesty is what it becomes a habit.

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So hornak is the nature, the disposition, the habit of a people. So they're saying the people said that what you're saying this world this nicely heard this advice that you're giving to us, that we should not build out of these buildings aimlessly, that these buildings that we're making are actually a burden on us. That we should not be violent in our attacks. That we should be grateful to Allah we should not do shake out of this is what this is the whole look. This was the nature. This was the religion, the habit, the manner of who are well in the previous people. This is the way of previous people. You're thinking like old people backward.

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This is what people say as well today. If you tell them live simply

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What do they say we live in the 21st century, we need all of this. You don't know the value of this artwork. You don't know the value of these decoration pieces.

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So this is exactly how the people responded in here that a local, local, actually, if you think about it, what are the people who brought humanists and I'm saying, we're not going to leave our religion because our forefathers used to do it. And over here, they're saying, we're not going to change our ways. Because what you're saying is something that the people of the olden times used to do.

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You see the contradiction here, that we choose whatever we like.

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And it doesn't matter whether it comes from the older people, or from the present people, we do whatever we like to do. And we just have the habit of putting the name of others in her that Illa, Haleakala wanting women to be more either been and we are not to be punished. We're never going to be punished. Why did they say that? Why are we so confident about this? That we have so much donia we have so many orchards, so many gardens, so much power, so much wealth, so many children? Were so powerful, so mighty, so strong, and that means Allah loves us, he's happy with us. Because if he was upset with us, he would not give us so much. So women are going to be more apt to be we're never

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going to be punished.

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We're never going to be punished in dystonia, or the hereafter.

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Whatever you're saying is all backward. There's no reality to it.

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Even today, when you tell people about the hereafter when you warn them about the punishment of the Hereafter, what do they say? Stop talking about all of this. Don't be so backward.

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Forget the Boo hoo. So they denied him for alakina home, so we destroyed them.

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One word, that's it. Forget the Boo.

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We did not even spare them in the feed it can

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indeed and that there shortly assign Walmart kind of meaning But still, most of them are not believers. When it was established that these people were not going to believe what happened to them. They were destroyed.

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Through the Nigel if 50 we learn what and who are the ooda and it is he meaning Allah subhanaw taala who destroyed the first people of God and how are they destroyed by a violent wind? Incidentally, a half hour 25 we learned about this wind that didn't mineral cola Shea in BMB of beer for us but who Leroy LMS Aquino destroying everything by the command of its Lord and they became so that nothing was seen of them except their dwellings each and every one of them was destroyed.

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We also do an insert of healthcare is six to eight that we're known for overly COVID he himself Serena Aditya and as far as they were destroyed by a screaming violent wind, screaming violent wind. So Haha, la him sobre la la and with a Manny at a Yemen kusuma which Allah imposed upon them for seven nights and eight days in succession.

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Just imagine, they were so proud of themselves. We are so stable. Our economy is so stable, we're never going to perish. We're never going to suffer from a decline. And they built one structure after the other. They made their houses doubloon. But what happened? They were destroyed by a whim

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by a wind that was self serving idea.

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So what is the lesson in this? What is the sign in this? That those people who deny the truth?

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Those people who deny the messengers, no matter how strong they are, no matter how mighty they are, no matter how powerful they are, their ultimate outcome is what destruction loss ruin.

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As we learned in the previous incident, what is the lesson? Success is only with what, Eman

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And over here What do we learn that no matter who a person is, no matter how strong he is, if he does not have even if he disobeys if he just believes if he denies the truth, then his ultimate end is ruined and destruction.

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war in Iraq Baca and indeed your Lord la huella disease over him He is the Exalted in Might, the Merciful, who is the mighty against

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those people who show arrogance, those people who become proud

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those who refuse to submit.

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And he is also a Rahim towards those who humble themselves. Constantly there is a warning. Allah is Mighty and he's also merciful

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That way the people responded to who the listener, that's our own arlena, our author, I'm willing to come in and widely, we're not going to listen to you, no matter what you tell us.

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And sometimes unfortunately, we have also made up our minds. This is something I'm not going to do. This is something I'm not going to listen, no matter what is that matter how I'm told? I'm not going to do this. We've made up our mind from before. And so what happens no matter what evidence is given, no matter how it is explained to us, we don't accept it. We don't change ourselves. Who are we depriving

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ourselves?

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Sometimes if our parents are advising us with regards to something, friends are advising us, or some Auntie's are advising us, what is our reaction? Don't listen to what they're saying. They're just stuck in their old ways that just can't get out of them. And this is why they keep telling us in her that Illa, hollow colloquially, something that we don't like to do, what do we say this is the way of the old people? We're not going to do it, we're not going to listen to it.

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What should we do? Actually, we should analyze what the person is saying.

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Is it beneficial for me? Is it harmful for me? If it's good, take it. If it's not good, you don't have to take.

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We see that though there is a time he accepted the detriment of such a minor listener. Although sentimentalism was younger than him.

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So we should never think that Oh, it's coming from this person, it's coming from our parents come from that, Auntie, it's coming from that person who doesn't have a good taste. Who doesn't have any life? Therefore, don't listen to them? No, don't look at who it is. See what they're telling you. And then take it or leave it based on that.

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We've seen all of these incidents, that how the name of a las pantallas attribute al Aziz and other him it is demonstrated it is shown that he is mighty. He is powerful. He can send the punishment immediately on the people, but it's out of his mercy, that he sends guidance to them, He gives them a chance first, and when they don't listen. Then it shows his mind, how he deals with them, how he punishes them, how he rescues the believers. And in the way he rescues the believers. Again, there is mercy. So the names of Allah risen over him, they're very relevant to all of these incidents.

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