Taimiyyah Zubair – Taleem al Quran 2012 – P02 028D Tafsir Al-Baqarah 213-214

Taimiyyah Zubair
AI: Summary © The spiritual division between believers and people started when everyone was united on the same religion, but became unclear when the population increased their differences. The division became unclear to the people when the population increased their differences, and some people may have a different opinion. The importance of practicing faith and avoiding being humiliated in public is emphasized, as it is the only way to achieve what one has. The remote unauthorized camp in Eastern Africa is causing chaos and stress, and the mental agony of people living in small towns is highlighted.
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Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh

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remember the one who sadly are a lot of Saudi Hill karimabad Pharaoh the bIllahi min ash shaytani R rajim Bismillah Al Rahman Al Rahim. Rubbish likely swaddled, he will Sidley Emery will rock that Emily Sani of Kahu Kohli probenecid In our in

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lesson number 28. So a little Bacala inshallah we'll begin from number 213.

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Ghana NASA, Alma Tonga, Haider, mankind was of one religion in this ayah. Allah subhanaw. Taala is studying us briefly about history, the history of mankind. In the previous IR, we learned that the believers, their focus is the Accra. And because of that, what happens is that they don't give priority to the world to the dunya and its benefits but what happens is that those who are focused on the dunya then they end up marking as those who believe.

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So over here, Allah is telling us about how this division started amongst the people. That there are people who believe there are people who don't believe if you look back if you look around you there's so many religions and you wonder, if the truth is one if Allah is the only Lord if he's the one who created mankind, then how can people are so different?

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So Allah tells us over here the Canon so all people used to be all of them were Haider one nation, a single nation.

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What does it mean by this, meaning all people were upon the same religion when at the beginning, because it was the first man of any center. And other than s&m alasa panel data himself, created him himself, sent him to the world and told him that guidance will come for me at Dr. Niccole Mindy, who then so guidance was sent or the man is Salam was on guidance. And initially, people were all united upon the truth, but what happened

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as the population increased the differences they also came about in the people. And there is something that's very understandable, that when the population is less when there are only a few people, then there are very few differences, but as the numbers grow, as the numbers increase, then the differences also begin amongst people, conflicts also arise, right? You may have seen this in families, that as a smaller family unit, people are very united siblings are very united, but as they grow older, as they have spouses and as they have children, then what happens, the differences they arise. The same way Ghana NASA Omata Wahida what happened then some people they deviated and as

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a result, there were differences. Now because of that, the truth became slightly unclear to the people. So Allah because he himself has taken responsibility to guide people. What did he do for birth Allah Who so Allah sent by INSA

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Allah sent and their beginner the prophets and the beginners apply enough and nubby from the letters known but Hamza Nava number is important news and OB is one who conveys important news to the people.

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So Allah says the prophets and these prophets they came as MOBA, sharina woman zd, MOBA should employ Allah for Bashir and when the employer monzi, who is Mubasher one who gives Bashara bash Indra, good news, we have learned earlier what best she did Latina. So noble shooting, the prophets were those who conveyed good news to the people, good news of what good news of reward that if you believe you follow the truth, you worship Allah, you are good to one another, there is good reward awaiting you.

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And at the same time, there will also when zerene when they need more, one zip, one who does in the known the we have done earlier and Zoltar whom emblem, emblem, turn the room and what is ins are mean to give warning.

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So the prophets came as bearers of good news and also as wires to warn the people that if you don't believe, if you don't do righteousness, and there are evil consequences awaiting you in this world as well as in the hereafter.

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So the prophets they conveyed good news they conveyed the warning. What unzila and he sent down meaning Allah revealed my home with the Prophets al Kitab the Book

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that Allah did not just send the messengers but he also sent with them the Scripture guidance.

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Why so that people could also follow that and especially Why did he send the books Leah kkOma so that it may judge been a nurse between the people femur concerning that which is stellar full fee they differed in

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if the level Harlan for if the left difference

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So, the messengers were sent as bearers of good news as well as Warner's. But we know that messengers were human beings, their lives were limited. So eventually they passed away as well. But what happened after them and what happened during their time? Where did people get their guidance from the judgments from from the book? Because the book that Allah reveals that tells you what is right and what is wrong, the messenger is only the one who conveys the book.

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So the book decided, it conveyed to the people it told the people what was right what was wrong, Leah kkOma Boehner NAS V mattala, foofy.

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In other words, Allah revealed the books as criteria and as for Khan, just like today also when we are confused, what is right what is wrong? Is this okay? Is this not okay? What are we supposed to refer to? What are we supposed to refer to the book of Allah, that is a full on

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that previous books out of the Torah, Allah revealed that as a full con as well as a criterion. So the book is what told the people,

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but then what happened? People received the book, and yet those who believed in the book, even they differed amongst themselves, this is just like we have the Quran. All Muslims believe in the same Quran. They read the same Quran yet you see so many differences amongst the people. You see that one group of Muslims, they support a particular opinion, another group, they support a completely different opinion, a completely different viewpoint.

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So there are differences amongst the followers of the same faith as well, amongst the believers of the same book as well.

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But remember that the differences that people have, right when it comes to the same book, many of those differences are because of you could say the lesser for those here for vastness.

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Remember that differences of opinion. They don't always mean that. Everybody's wrong, except for one opinion.

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Okay. It doesn't mean that, which is why never ever think that what you're doing is perfectly right. And what other Muslims are doing is absolutely wrong. It's quite possible that both your opinions are valid.

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This is just like intercede. Just yesterday, we learned what he that the witness saw Phil, Elaine, Lucy, the fee, I told you two meanings of the word doula, correct. One was that he turned away and the other was that he he got power, right. So both the meanings are correct, they are valid. But when you look at both the meanings, they expand your understanding, they enable you to have a greater understanding of the Quran. Right? So all the differences are not bad. This is the main point. However, some differences, they are a problem.

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And this is exactly what is being spoken about over here that we're mosteller for fee, he and he did not differ in it meaning concerning the Book concerning the Scripture concerning the religion in the Levina Otahuhu. Except for those people who are given the book who do Hamza, yeah. The people who were given the book are the ones who differed in the book. But why did the differ mimbar the merger a tamale beginner, after the clear proofs had come to them. By Hinata, is the plural of by Hina. Meaning after the truth was clear to them, yet they were in differences, meaning they knew what was to be done what was not to be done, yet they differed from each other. Why and what's the reason

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beryllium beno do due to rebellion due to jealousy due to animosity amongst themselves. Let me give you an example.

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The people of the book they your hood, which book did they believe in which book that they observed?

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The Torah. Right. They all believed in the Torah.

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Resign As Salam was sent by Allah subhanaw taala. He brought by Hina, to clear evidences clear proofs. Right?

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And was it not clear to the people that he was a messenger? Yes, it was very clear. I mean, when does it happen that a child speaks, it doesn't happen like that. A child speaks impossible. When does it ever happen, that a person can make a bird out of clay and blow life into it? It's not possible for any ordinary human being to do that. Likewise, we see the results and I'm performed many, many other miracles. And the truth was very clear to the people, but that everyone accepted. Does everyone believe in him? No.

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Some believed in him, but the majority rejected him. Why did they reject him? What was the reason? Why? Because what he was telling them they did not like it.

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They did not want to accept what he was telling them.

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So what happened? People

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who believed in the same book the Torah. Eventually, they differed.

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Now again, what happened? The people of the book, when Muhammad sallallaahu Salam came, was this truth not clear to them. Yes, it was. Otherwise, Abdullah bin Salam would not have accepted Islam, otherwise Samira Pharisee would not have accepted Islam. The fact that they accepted Islam on seeing the prophets of autism is a clear sign. It's a clear evidence that yes, indeed, he was the messenger. But they did not accept him. They did not believe in him. Why? What was the problem they had? He is not one of us. He is an Arab. He is not an Israeli, he's not one of us. This is why we're not going to accept him.

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So why do you think there was a group of Jews and then Christians, and then Muslims, three different groups, whereas they believe in the same God, they believe in Ibrahim alayhis salam, they all believe in Musa aureus, and and they all believe in so many other prophets, but yet they have differences? Why? What's the reason behind him buying a home?

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out of jealousy, animosity between themselves?

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Likewise, we see that amongst the Muslims, there are many divisions, many divisions. What's the problem? People follow the same book? The same messenger? sallallahu alayhi, wasallam. That what's the jealousy? What's the problem? The problem is that people say my Imam, my scholar, my madhhab, my teacher, my masjid, this is what they say.

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So even if you have a Quranic evidence, I'm not going to accept it because my Sheikh said this, my Sheikh said that

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this is the problem bullying Boehner whom we learned earlier, that when the truth comes, when the truth is made clear to us, then even if we were on wrong, what should we do? Accept it, no matter how bitter it may be for us,

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because who is the one who does not accept the truth? The one for whom for has Bucha Hana? Like we learned earlier, when the person has told it Aquila, Aquila, Tiller is a tubal ism, his ego comes in, and it prevents him from accepting the truth.

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So Bohem bainham. So what happened then? For her, then Rahu, so Allah guided who, and Lavina Manu, those people who believed Lima, to that which is felafel fee, the different concerning it, mineral Hawk of the truth be hidden, he he with his permission, meaning, despite the differences that existed, Allah subhanaw taala still guided by those who believe towards what, towards the truth.

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And you see that there's so much confusion that people have created, who is the real God? Who are we supposed to worship? What are we supposed to do? How are we supposed to pray? At every level of religion, there are differences.

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But despite all of this, confusion, and chaos, Allah guide some people to the truth. how be it knee with his permission, meaning, there are some whom Allah guides, he gives them to Sophia.

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When is it that Allah guides people, despite the confusion and the chaos that exists, when the people themselves want the truth, when the people are seeking the truth, and Allah will lead them to the truth, even if they are in the darkness of disbelief, because we see, every time I think of Sigmar Pharisee, I'm amazed look at where he was born and look at how he accepted the truth. He was born in Persia, in the house of a fire worshiper, and he was so protected from the outside world that his father would not even let him be exposed to other people, lest he would give up the ways of his forefathers. And that one day, sir malphurs, he was sent, and he saw a group of Christians. And

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he was like, What is this, this makes so much more sense to me. And he left everything and went with them. He left everything and went with them went from one place to the other one priest to the other, until the last one who told him that you better go to the place where the final messenger is going to come and he went to Medina and that is where he found the Prophet sallallahu sallam, and he embraced Islam.

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Look at the darkness, the confusion that he was in, but Allah brought him out. Why? Because he wanted the truth.

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So this is a big lesson for us that if we want the solution, if we want the solution, if we want to be on the truth, if we want to do that, which is right, then who should we turn to? Allah subhanaw taala and who should we ask guidance from Allah subhanaw taala at a dinner slaughter Mr. Team, and such a person Allah will not leave him us

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Through Allah who will guide him, because we learn when a human BelAir. You're the one who believes in Allah, Allah will guide his heart. Allah will lead him to the truth He will not leave him in the darkness. When Allah who had the mania shirt, and Allah guide whomsoever He wills illustrata, mas takim to the straight path.

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So to summarize, in this ayah What do we see that the beginning of mankind was with guidance, mankind was upon guidance, but then gradually, people strayed, they fell into differences, and the truth was made confusing. Then what happened? Allah subhanaw taala sent messengers, as well as the books to solve the disputes amongst the people. But then people differ over those various books.

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So when more confusion was created, Allah subhanaw taala he guided the people to the truth, which people those who wanted the truth. And why is it that people differ amongst themselves, even though they believed in the same book, because of the jealousy, the animosity, that was amongst them?

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So some lessons that we learned in this verse are first of all, that when there any disputes, any differences, any confusion, we should turn to the book of Allah subhanaw taala Omastar often FIM and che info, il Allah, any matter that you different refer to Allah, meaning turn to the book of Allah. And if we do find the solution, and it's contradicting to what we were upon, then what should we do, we should leave our ways and adopt the truth, our ego, our knifes should not prevent us from accepting the truth.

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And also remember that these differences that arise amongst people, they're just a test for us. This is part of life.

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This is part of life. We live in solitude. Allah says, well, OSHA or bucola Jana, NASA Mattawa Hadith, Allah will he would have forced mankind to remain one nation, meaning to remain on the truth when a is aluminum of the living, but people will not cease to differ amongst themselves, meaning forever people will differ. These differences will keep coming up. And we see this every few weeks, every few months. Every few years. You hear about a new group, a new opinion. I knew this. I knew that.

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So when a is aluminum of the living in them of Rahim, Arabic Walidah, Erica Holika except for those whom Allah is merciful upon, Allah will keep guiding them.

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has ever done or do you think has ever done has seen? Do you think do you assume and typical Jana that you will enter Jana? That Hello, Val horna you think that you will enter Jannah just like that, just like that you think? Entry into Jana is very easy. It's very simple. That all you say is Leila. If Allah Muhammad Rasul Allah, and you live a life of ease and comfort and anytime you fear, some difficulty in the path of Allah, you take a back seat, you take a step back, you think entry into geneticists like that. It's not easy. If you want to get to Jana, you have to strive we learned earlier, or the Hello facility calf, enter into Islam completely. And when a person does that he

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faces hardship, sometimes in the form of mockery from other people.

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So Allah is asking us you think? Entry into Jannah? Is that simple? It's not that simple. Wake up

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when a man and not yet yet decom, it has come to you, Matthew, Matthew, methyl is from mean fella, and you know that methyl is what does it mean? It means example. But it also means one more thing I gave you another meaning.

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Similar to me, fan method, example. Okay. But it also gives the meaning of that which resembles another that which is similar to the other.

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And also, if you think an example, always resembles is similar to what you're trying to explain. If there was no resemblance between the two of them that example is irrelevant.

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Correct. There always has to be resemblance between what you're striking as an example, and what you are trying to explain.

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This is just like, you're trying to explain to someone what a pear is, like, the fruit bear what it's like, and you tell them that it's very similar to Apple, okay? It's like Apple, you say? And you say that, it's like this texture. It's like this color, it's like this flavor.

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But if you don't make a comparison, and that comparison is not similar than the other person has

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not going to get what a bear is no matter what you say, there has to be some resemblance, right.

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So, over here muffin does not mean example but it means likeness. Similar to

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that you think you can enter Jannah while what happened to the people of the past, anything similar to that has not happened to you.

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When they may take on Matthew and Medina, Holloman publikum Lavina those people who Hello, the past Harlem Wellman, publican before you, meaning what happened to the people of the past nothing like it has happened to you yet. The problems that the people of the past experienced, you have experienced nothing like that. There is no similarity between what they experienced and what you are experiencing, what they suffered and what you are suffering, the problems the difficulties they endured and that you have to endure.

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Well Amaya tickle methadone. ladina Holloman Copley calm

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when they embraced Islam, they have to suffer a lot of challenges, a lot of difficulties. And what are you experiencing nothing. You have a small headache and you feel oh my god, I can't study the Quran anymore. You got sick for a week and you think that's it? No more studying the Quran. It's getting too difficult. One test, you fail, and you think there is no hope for you? Why do you think like that the people of the past had it much worse. What you're going through is nothing compared to the problems that they experienced. Well, it may take a methodology. Dena Holloman Kubla Khan.

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The fact is, that when a person says La Ilaha illa Allah

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when a person makes promises with Allah, make some commitments with Allah with his Deen that Allah will surely testing

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Allah who will surely test him. And all sorts of tests will come in the form of physical problems, illness, in the form of social issues, opposition

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difficulties that a person faces, they will happen. Definitely. Why? Because Allah is going to test the servant how sincere Izzy, how dedicated is he? How honest is he?

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The Companions. Once they were traveling,

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they were traveling for UNGA.

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They had the Harmon and you know that in the home, you cannot hunt hunting is not allowed.

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But what happened is that as they were traveling, there were animals and birds within their reach that literally they could take them with their hands, you know, forget about waiting there, and then looking at the prey, and then you know, finally shooting an arrow? No, it wasn't like that. If they wanted, they could have simply taken those animals and birds in their hands. It was that easy for them to catch them. But why do you think Allah subhanaw taala caused that to happen to test them? That who fears Allah in the unseen who fears Allah who had nobody's watching?

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who fears Allah? This is just like the people of the Sabbath. They were told no work on Saturday. Right? You're only worshipping Allah subhanaw taala. But what happened on Saturday, the fish would come more and more fish would come. Right and they could see the fish at the surface of the water. Why? Because Allah was testing them that what do they do they say that he or they're going to observe the rules of the site but but are they really going to? This is just like we learn a lesson of Sabbath. And then what happens? The test begins. Well we have to be patient we have to demonstrate patience.

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Because when we learn about things that Allah likes or Allah does not like we could very motivated at that time. We made promises we make intentions, we make resolutions, but then Allah will test us. What do you do? What do you do?

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So likewise, when a person becomes serious about his Deen, Allah will also test him and as he will test him, as a person passes each test his entry into Jana becomes more and more possible

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because the path to Jana is surrounded by difficulties the way to Jana is surrounded by difficulties by Thorens. It's a very thorny way a very difficult way.

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So Allah is asking us, you think you're gonna get to Jana just like that. No, you are going to suffer problems. And you think what you're suffering is bad. You think your problems are really bad? Know what happened to the people of the past is much worse. What you're experiencing is nothing compared to what they experienced.

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What did they experience must

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Set who will best set up the raw Messiah tool that sad, but sad misfortune, adversity hardship it touched them what the raw and the suffering. And we have done these words earlier you know that is used for poverty as well as physical hurt and pain, physical hardship.

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So it refers to financial problems as well as physical problems. When a person isn't hurting in their body, hurting their suffering in their body. And of the raw, it refers to physical tribulation, as well as psychological mental traumas.

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That when a person faces problem from his own loved one's own family, own friends, when they oppose you, when they turn against you, when they turn to you, when people mock at you, when they laugh at you, when they pass negative comments against you. The raw and the raw is also physical, that when a person experiences some illness, some sickness, some disease, that is the raw, so the people of the past mosquito will Betsa what the raw? And what are you experiencing? Just one negative comment? Just one negative gone. You know how, if you're walking somewhere, and I told you recently what happened with me, I was walking and this person yelled at me, this is Canada. And for a moment I was

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shaken. I was afraid I thought maybe I should go home. But I don't know what is he going to do? I am in Canada, right? This is a safe place in Sharla. Nowhere else can I walk with too much confidence.

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Because here hamdulillah I'm free to practice my faith. So it gave me confidence and I kept going where I was going, I was not afraid.

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And this think about Imagine the time when the Prophet saw a lot of sin was standing on Mount Safa. And he was calling out to people. And he was doing Dawa to them and His own uncle. He said, May you be ruined, may you be destroyed. This is why you called us imagine being humiliated in public. When I was just standing there alone. Nobody heard what that man said nobody else witnessed that scene. But it was still hurtful.

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But if you look at what the prophets of Allah doesn't have experienced,

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he would be walking around the Prophet salallahu Salam calling people to Allah and His own uncle will be walking right behind him, insulting him, humiliating him telling the people don't listen to him. He is a great liar. He is the one who has abandoned us. What is that suffering, that suffering is much greater. It's much greater if we are ever publicly humiliated. We don't want to show our face in public ever again. We don't want to go out again. We feel so bad, so horrible. We cry we weep as if such a huge tragedy has happened. And it's not that huge of a tragedy at all. Allah says Masato butser, Wilbur Ross raw, we're standing in prayer and we feel that our back is hurting. Think

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about how when the Prophet salallahu Salam would stand in prayer, and his feet would swell up. His feet would swell up. How many of us have experienced that? Hardly anyone. And even if our feet have ever swollen in prayer, I don't think we can compare that to what the Prophet saw a lot. It's an experienced

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Messiah to set up the rock. The people of the past, they had it much worse.

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So in other words, difficulties on the path of Allah. This is what something normal, something normal.

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It's a norm.

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Recently, somebody asked me that, you know, since I've started becoming more serious about studying the deen, all of a sudden there's so many problems that are happening. And I'm wondering, Am I doing the right thing? Maybe Allah is angry with me. Maybe I shouldn't be doing what I'm doing.

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So this is what I told her that when a person goes out in the way of Allah then Allah will test him. It does not mean that Allah is upset with you.

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Ma dockerhub buka who Mr. Kola, Allah has not abandoned you, nor is he angry with you. Matt and Zelner illegal Khurana Lita Shekhar, we have not revealed this Quran to you so that you become miserable. No, these challenges these difficulties will come. But who does Allah test those whom he loves? Yes, very cliche but very true. We hear these statements all the time. Allah test those whom he loves. Allah does not overburden us all more than what it can bear. But you know what? It's very, very true. It's very true.

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To the people of the past Messiah tamale But sir, over the raw. They suffered a lot in the way of Allah to the point that was Uzziel

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Oh to the point that they were shaken zoo Zoo. They love love Zilla is to slip.

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But you see how there's a lamb, ze lamb there's an additional day. Zela Zulu Zulu. This repetition in letters shows repetition of action Zilla to slip Zilla to slip again and again and again, that a person cannot have balance. He's not able to stand, he's not able to remain sitting in one place remain standing in one place. He barely recovers, that he falls again.

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He barely gets over one problem that another begins.

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One illness is barely over that the next one starts. Zoo zoo and Zelda is also used for an earthquake is as of Zillertal of digital Zella. Why? Because in an earthquake, this is what's happening. Constantly, things are being shaken, people are shaking.

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As soon as they try to get up the fall again, they try to put something up it falls again.

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So the people of the past, they were tested and tried so much that they were shaken up, shaken up from where from within,

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that they felt as though they were going to lose their faith. They felt as though where is Allah?

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This is just like, a moral dilemma I knew he wants came to the prophets of Allah cinnamon. He said that, are we not upon the truth?

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And the Prophet sort of all said and said, Yes, we are. Said then why? Why do we have to suffer? Why is this happening? Why can we stand up for ourselves? Why can we take revenge against the enemy who's persecuting us?

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Many times, companions went to the buffet sort of autism and expressed that feelings. This is the situation where you start doubting yourself, Am I doing something wrong?

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This is just like, you know, a person they start, they make a decision. I'm going to start wearing the hijab, but then all of a sudden they see the entire world turning against them. They can't continue working. Their parents are not happy. Their spouse is not happy. Their children are not happy. Their cousins are not happy. Their friends are not happy. They're like, Am I doing something wrong? You start doubting yourself was Zeno

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my set tool that says oh, I was hotter your cooler was who until to the point that the messenger said when Lavina Amman, Omar, and the believers were with him even they said, Madonna through Allah, when when is the help of Allah going to come? When is it coming?

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The Prophet sallallaahu Salam, the Companions they suffered in Makkah for 13 years. If we have to suffer something for 13 days. We think that's it. We can't keep going.

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We can't have any more patients. They said, Medina surah Allah, when is it coming? Is it even coming? Madonna through Allah? What does Allah say, Allah here listen, or people be in no doubt that in anisul Allah He could either indeed the help of Allah it is urllib it is near cough roba it is not too far away. It is coming. Just hold on a little bit more. Don't give up just a few more days, just a little bit more suffering and very soon the help of Allah will come.

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And if you look at the past, all the people, all the righteous people, all the prophets of Allah, eventually the help of ALLAH did come. Look at the life of the prophet Sallallahu Sallam for 13 years. It became so difficult, so difficult that the life of the prophet Sallallahu sallam was in danger, and the people had planned to kill him. But the help of allah k and when Allah told him leave Makkah, and when he left after that, the doors of success open for him, one after the other.

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So Allah is testing us, when we're going through difficulties when we're going through problems. Allah is only testing us

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that how strong are we on the inside? How determined are we? how sincere are we to Allah subhanaw taala and at the same time, when a person suffers in the way of Allah, he becomes even more stronger, he becomes even more stronger. This is just like if you've suffered an illness in the past and you have the same thing again, what happens you're more confident you're like, you know what, I can deal with it. I've dealt with it before I can face it again.

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This is about people suffering in the way of Allah. All people suffer in one way or the other and that is because this life is a test. Okay, Hola. Hola. Hola, como el Hayato LEA will welcome newcomers Anwar Mila believers non believers both suffer. Right life is difficult for human beings in general. But

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This verse specially is talking about those who suffer in the way of Allah. This is like, you know, a person, like the example I gave, a person starts to wear hijab and they get fired. Recently, this woman came to me, she's a dentist. And she's saying that I have been trying to practice their job somewhere or the other, but everywhere I go, they make an issue with my hijab.

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And she said, Yes, I'm experiencing this, what am I supposed to do? Imagine somebody has spent 1000s of dollars to become a dentist, and now that they need to work so that they can get that money back to pay off all those loans. They can't find any job. Why? Because of their hijab

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because of their hijab, isn't that a test in the way of Allah subhanaw taala Yes, it is. But you know what, we just have to hold on for a little bit longer and the help of Allah will come this lady she came to me underneath I met her and she said I just wanted to tell you hamdulillah found something

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and it's because she was strong and she kept asking Allah for help. And Allah did send her his help in the masala hickory indeed the help of ALLAH is very very near it's not far away at all.

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That's listen to the recitation

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must set to move

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on was losing.

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Your body

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remember that any problem any suffering that we experience in this life, eventually it will come to an end. Eventually, it will be over.

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So when we are suffering, at that time, what is required? So remember, I mentioned to you earlier, the different levels of sub the different types of sub.

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The one is that a person accepts it as a decree of Allah. And he doesn't complain.

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And another is that a person is happy.

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He accepts what Allah has decreed for him. Because he says, okay, Allah, you chose me for this test. Because he knows that it's an opportunity to come closer to Allah subhanaw taala and opportunity to gain more reward. A realization that Allah remembers me a realization that Allah, he is very involved in my life, that I am suffering that Allah sent a problem in my way.

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And that Allah will take it away in sha Allah.

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A reason for me to beg, before Allah even more a reason for me to pray to Allah even more to remember Allah even more.

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So whenever we're having any difficulty, any problem,

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remember Allah, and remember that help is not far away. Eventually, that problem will go away.

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Eventually, it will go away.

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Every pain, every disease, every problem eventually goes, it eventually departs.

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And if you remember the people

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other than yourself, you will realize that other people have experienced much worse problems, much greater problems. If you ever compare yourself to others, you're like 100 Like I'm much better. I'm in a much better state.

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It's happened with me a number of times that you know, I have a problem and I'm like really worrying about it. I'm like, why is this happening and why?

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Am I doing wrong? And you know, like you wonder when you are experiencing problems? And the moment you reflect on the lives of other people, you are afraid before Allah, that He Allah, why am I displaying even a little bit of impatience with the problems you sent my way is nothing compared to what others are suffering, or the stakeholders that among the nation's before you, a believing man will be put in a ditch that was dug for him. Why a ditch. Because then he stuck there, he can't get out. He can't run away, he can't bend he can't hide. He stuck. Imagine a person is put in a ditch and then the mud, the soil is put around the side, so that he's fixed there. He can't move.

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And a saw a chainsaw, a saw will be put over his head, and he would be cut into two pieces.

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Yet that torture would not make him give up his religion.

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It would not make him give up his religion, his body would be combed with iron combs that would remove his flesh from the bones and nerves, yet that would not make him abandon his religion.

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There are some companions who were once captured by some enemy. And as they were captured, other Muslims were brought in front of them, and thrown into big vessels in which boiling hot oil was there. And they were thrown into that boiling hot oil and all they could see within moments was their bones floating, rising to the top. Just imagine

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and yet they did not give up their faith.

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Tell me what is a headache compared to that?

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What is a bone fracture compared to that? What is it it's nothing. And yet, the way we complain?

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The way we get upset.

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Our problems are nothing at all.

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We need to be patient. We need to remember Allah and we need to seek his forgiveness for our impatience. There's a video that I would like you to watch this, it's not that recent, a little old. But these are problems that people have suffered in this world. And this is not about 1000s of years ago. This is like 1020 3040 years ago.

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Some of which is happening till today. So I want you to watch this and count your blessings.

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You want a journey, a journey to * on earth, a journey to a place called.

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This is the remote ockenden region of eastern Ethiopia, bordering on Somalia.

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It's an area mired in a guerrilla insurgency and devastated by a lingering drought.

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As filmmakers we're underweighted in a camp for displaced persons to try and show the world how the people of the area are surviving.

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We're still far from our destination. And we spot a group of people walking across the desert, also heading for the camp.

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They're carrying everything they own. They agreed to stop and talk with us.

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She says this is our 10th day of walking.

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Nothing in our home.

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During our 10 days of walking, we stopped in every village and asked people to give us some food. Through begging we have managed to reach this place that we lost our camels or goats or sheep. We don't know what is waiting for us at a shelter.

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Whether there was going to be

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no alternative

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to travel this way.

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boys and two girls died since we left our home

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my daughter died two days ago. She was 15.

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We can smell dinner even before we reach it. The skeletal remains of hundreds of animals litter the desert.

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Although we've been told what to expect, we are still shocked when we see it for ourselves. These are the remains are the most precious possessions the refugees brought with

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the camp lay ahead and we feared the worst.

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It is

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now home to 7000 people living in tiny huts not even big enough to stand up

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I came here with my wife and children and four of them are now dead

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there is no food

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I haven't had water in three or four days. There is no water.

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The boy is now my child.

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The only thing remaining is our faith to die

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Abdi wants to show us the condition of his wife Mary.

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She said nothing to eat and days. It has been lying motionless in a hut.

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He tells us that she doesn't even have the strength to sit up by herself.

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I think they will work as the Nakasendo as I would rather lose all my property not still have Mariana.

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She's a very loving wife. Very good to children.

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I have been praying all night to get help from my family and wife. I'm in a desperate situation. I don't know what I'm going to do.

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Without her, we can't live

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like we do Watson.

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Even though we knew it wouldn't solve this problem, gave up the much of our food from Ariana and the children.

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You were looking at all the medicine there is for the 7000 people have done.

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They have no doctor. They have no nurse.

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We go to the food store house and are confronted by another fiasco. The district administrator Adam Omar fetching explains. Normally, if I were to distribute the small amount of food left in the storehouse, there wouldn't be a glass, not a glass for each of the 7000 people living in the shelters, Corporal Corporal regardless.

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If I distribute that small amount, there could be a riot. Therefore, I've decided to use the small amount of food for distribution to new arrivals only. Some of them have been walking for 15 or 20 days. They are in the most critical need of food.

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And now we have no water. I don't know what I'm going to do. There are times when I think about hanging myself. The mental agony. I'm sure you must also be having that agony in your minds. You are a living witness.

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It's our last day and

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we're taken to see a woman and her three year old son Kadir.

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Even without translation, the horror of her words is clear.

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Each afternoon, just before sunset, we've seen processions of men leaving the camp for the cemetery. We asked permission to join and film them. Today they're bearing a two year old girl named Olivia. Her father is very gracious and welcomes us. He tells us that it is the third child he's lost in the last four months

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as I watched the simple ritual, and I feel helpless, that we've not been able to do anything to aid these people.

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I feel angry that's a world that has bureaucracies have forgotten the people

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it's now been months since we left.

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There's not a day goes by that I don't think of the time we spent there. And the fate of the people we met. They chant God. This is an innocent two year old child who has died.

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Please let her soul resting

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This is just one camp.

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Do you know how many camps

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exist in the world today.

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We live in this country.

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We eat morning day night.

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And we forget about such people.

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We face first world problems, and we complain over them what are our problems I ate too much. So I need to eat something else to fix

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We complain because we got a paper cut. We complain because

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one part of our body is hurting.

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Because we didn't get to sleep enough.

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This is what we complain about.

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And we forget that there are many people on this planet today who are suffering much, much more than us.

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To Allah is studying us very clearly you think you're going to enter Jannah dislike that you are going to suffer. And you have to be patient in that suffering. And you have to remember those who are suffering because the one who helps others, Allah will help him.

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On the Day of Judgment, Allah will ask a person that I was thirsty and you didn't give me water I was hungry and you didn't give me food and a person will say Ya Allah, how could you be needy.

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And Allah will say to him, that my servant was hungry, my servant was needy, my servant was thirsty, and you didn't give anything to him. You didn't help him or her.

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So mellitus, Ilona Yoma, even an inner game, you will be questioned on that day about the blessings that you enjoy it.

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We enjoy and if there is even a little bit

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that we are disappointed with.

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We get extremely frustrated, we show so much impatience. We think that that's it our life is over. We need to have trust in Allah, we need to turn to Him

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and we need to become stronger.

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And has he led to the whole origin

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publikum must set to move

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on was Zeno.

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your body.

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The thing is that at the time of difficulty, one must never ever forget Allah subhanaw taala

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if you remember what that man said that we only have our faith in Allah. That's all we have to live off of. Otherwise, we have nothing.

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When a person is going through any problem, he should have trust in Allah, like we learned earlier. That will mean a Nassima yes, sure enough, so ippity Ha Amala Tila and when a person is suffering in the way of Allah you should remember when Allah hoorah Oh FormBuilder Ebert, Allah is very loving, very kind, very affectionate towards his servants who are struggling in his way.

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Because at the time of suffering, it's very, very easy to fall back, to give up to say, I feel like getting myself I feel like strangling myself. It's very easy to do that. That's the easy way out. But it's also the wrong way out of problems. We need to turn to Allah, we need to remember Him and DO what He wants us to do even in the difficult times.

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What happens with us, we just have a tummy ache, we're just slightly ill slightly unwell. And the first thing

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we leave is what our salah, or our doors, or our recitation of Quran,

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or something or the other that's like that. That's one of the first things that we give up.

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When Allah tests us, we need to increase in our worship, we need to increase in our turning to him not turning away from him, because that's the only way to success Subhanak along will be Hamdi Ganesha de la ilaha illa. Anta Mr. Furukawa tubulin Assalamu alaikum warahmatullah wabarakatuh

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