The Last Breath – Is It the End

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Tawfique Chowdhury

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A few years ago, when I was a young doctor working in Australia, I had a patient, very old patient about 86 years old, who had multiple diseases. Every single time, we used to fix him up with a less permission. Every single time, we made him better, with a less permission, he would go back home. And then a few days later, he would come back with another complication. At one time, it was his heart. Another time was his legs. Another time was something else that was wrong with him. And every single time he came back, he would stay in hospital for a few days, only to go home thereafter. So I used to go to this patient and say, why don't you go to a nursing home? Why don't I just send you to

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a nursing home where the nurses can look after you better and you don't have to look after yourself. And then unfortunately, fall over when you're dizzy, and then come back again with something broken next time. In this way, you're going to end up dying on your own.

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So this man said, why I like you guys. So used to love to come to hospital every time.

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So I told him.

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You know what?

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Death isn't so bad.

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Don't be afraid of death. Death isn't so bad. Perhaps the pain that you're going through may actually be easier than the death that is about to come. So the patient told me.

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He told me I don't want to die.

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I asked him why? He said because there's nothing after this life.

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He said, and he had no doubt in his mind, there's nothing else after this life. If I die, then what? What remains from the sweetness of this life, I will have lost

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and unfortunately a few days later the man did die. And I know of a surety and I know you know of a surety that but Allah Allah subhanho wa Taala has only taken him from this life to another one. My brothers and sisters in Islam, Allah subhanho wa Taala has promised us again and again in the Quran, that he will have assura together us together and by Allah there is another life after this. But the question is why? The question is, why is it that we don't think about this life hereafter? Why is it that we are so engrossed in this dunya that we have forgotten but Allah there is another life after this, because this dunya is called dunya it comes from the word Donna to come close to you. And the

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answer is called Accra, because it comes from the word Arthur, which means in the Hereafter, next, the next station. So because dunya has done a comes close to you, it is the natural aspect of human beings, our minds for us to be engrossed in what we are in, just like today, if you are in a problem, or something is on your mind, you tend to think that is all this life is all about. And then you tend to forget about tomorrow that Allah subhanho wa Taala will give you a tomorrow, you tend to forget about that you're more engrossed in the present, and you forget about the future. And that is for this reason, my brothers and sister Islam, why by Allah we forget about the offer. Allah

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subhanho wa Taala created us week. What kind of insane odighizuwa wa Holika insanity sonoda Allah subhanho wa Taala made us miserly. Wakanda Lin Sana cateura Allah subhanho wa Taala made us argumentative Wakanda in Santa Fe in Jeddah, Allah, all of these attributes of arguing miserly, being unattentive, being weak, being frail. What can in San Juan Jolla being in haste, all of these things cause us to not remember the hereafter? My brothers and sister Islam, there is another big issue. And that is what law we think Allah subhana wa Taala loves us. Every single human being sitting in this audience thinks Allah loves him. Every single human being sitting in this audience,

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but Allah thinks that Allah subhanho wa Taala loves him. The evidence and the proof that you have for Allah loving you is because Allah is giving you a good health. Allah has given you wealth, Allah has given you money allows giving your children Allah has given you a family. This is an evidence in your mind that Allah loves you. But Allah This is the great deception of this dunya amino mokara Allah for Allah.

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Allah.

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Allah subhana wa Taala says Do they have a guarantee that lies not mocking them? No one has a guarantee or lies not mocking them except those people that have lost all good. My brothers and sisters in Islam. Allah gives wealth and money to Muslims and non Muslims. Allah gives money and wealth and good health and children to those he loves and those he that he does not love. Allah made around the king of this dunya Allah made around the king one of the kings of this dunya gave him wealth gave him children gave him so much by Allah. How many more

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Did he have How much money did he have? How much Kingdom power did he have? But But Allah This was never a sign that Allah subhanho wa Taala loved him. This was never a sign. Take the example of this man. In Surah kochava Allah subhanho wa Taala says Allah gave him a huge garden. Allah gave him such a beautiful garden that used to give to Kula hammer latte. Allah subhanho wa Taala used to give that garden its harvest twice in a year instead of once, and the garden was so beautiful in between the garden was a major river. Can you imagine a beautiful garden? In between It is a beautiful river and the garden surrounded by de palm trees, in order to ward it from all the harm Mashallah to Baraka

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Allah, this man used to enter into his garden for the Hala Janata who was Ali Moline FC, and he wronged himself and he said, Mother no and Tabitha had the Avada I don't think this will ever go away. I don't think Allah will ever give me poverty. I don't think I'll ever be poor. I think Allah subhanho wa Taala loves me, Martha.

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Martha nasaka Emma, and I don't think the last hour will come. And even if I if it was to come, and I were to die, lagina Hydra minha mon Colaba. Then when I go back to Allah I will find better than it. This is what we all think, right? This is what every one of us sitting here thinks that but Allah Allah loves us so he gave us wealth and money. And when we go back to Allah Don't worry, don't worry, Allah is gonna give you a better Jana. Allah is gonna give you women in paradise. Allah is gonna give you a little children walking around serving, serving you whatever you want. Allah is going to give you whatever your heart's desire. Is this what we think this is what Allah quotes this

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man saying but Allah so what happens? So Allah subhanho wa Taala sends down a lightning from the sky. Allah subhanho wa Taala surah Kahf tells us that in the Tafseer of this verse, lightning came down from the sky and the whole garden burnt up for the halogen natto so he entered into his flagella you kaliba Cafe Allah and for coffee ha, Wahhabi, Allah urrutia wakulla Litani llama Shakira be a Haida he entered into his garden. And when he saw that every single thing had burnt up, and his garden was destroyed. He entered into the garden, he put his hands into the sand, and let the sand go through his hands. And as it went through his hands and he said, You're late and he

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wrote to me how I wish I had not made any shift with Allah subhana wa Tada. My brothers and sisters, Islam, your wealth, your health, your children, your family's not in evidence, Allah loves you. Your wealth, your health, and your good life in this dunya is not an evidence Allah loves you, but Allah, this could be the maker of Allah, this could be the mockery of Allah subhanho wa Taala. The second reason my brothers and sisters in Islam, why we don't think about the life hereafter, is because every one of us thinks the process of death is very easy. Every one of us thinks that the process of dying and death is very simple, very easy, and very straightforward. You just feel bad one day, and

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then suddenly the Angel of Death comes and say please Come out, come out and you come out just like honey come out of a vessel. Is this what we think life and death is? Is this what we think death is? The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam swore upon Allah. And he said, verily death has his trials, very early death has his tribulations. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam when he was passing away, he was putting his hands into a bucket and wiping his forehead. Then putting his hands again into the bucket, wiping his forehead. La ilaha illa Allah, He used to say Oh Allah, there is no god but you are in the Allah sakara tilma. Allah helped me from the trials of death. This is Rasulullah

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sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, who at the moment of his death was tested by Allah azza wa jal, if this is what was happening to Rasulullah sallallahu wasallam. Do we think by Allah, we will have a good death, my brothers and sisters in Islam. Ever since I have been a medical doctor, I have never seen a single patient of mine have a good death. I have never seen a single patient have a beautiful what we would describe as a beautiful death. Every single patient of mine, every single patient by a law that I have seen, both as a junior doctor and as a senior doctor, I've seen them have difficult debts but Allah, we have to come them with medicine we used to we have to give them hyoscine bromide

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to stop the gurgling of their mouth. We have to give them morphine upon morphine, because the pain of their death by Allah, we have to sedate them to calm them by Allah. And sometimes Allah homestar we have to let them died. We had to let them die simply because there's nothing else we could do for these people. There were just too sick and they were all passing away. My brothers and sisters Islam

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there is nothing

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An easy death. There is nothing called a simple death. There is nothing called a painless death by Allah. unless Allah subhanho wa Taala lets you die in his path in jihad. There is nothing called a painful death painless death, my brothers and sisters slap in the life and death has difficulty in the death and dying has its problems and its difficulties brothers and sisters in Islam. And Allah subhanho wa Taala promises us and tells us and when the soul has reached the throat, and indeed we are closer to it than anyone else, or my angels are closer to it than anything else, as at the feet of this verse mentions, and indeed if you are not from those people that are obliged by Allah

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subhanho wa Taala, to listen to this religion and to pray and to fast and to listen to this prophet that came to you. Third, your honor her return the soul back into its body in quantum society, if indeed you are truthful, if indeed my brothers and sisters we are truthful, let's return it back. But Allah, my brothers and sisters in Islam, how many times have I stood next to my patients, when suddenly the alarm would go off?

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Suddenly the alarm would go off.

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And batala everyone would start screaming the patients dying. But Allah how many times I am an emergency doctor, I happened to be at the point of Call of the most important emergencies that happen in the hospital. This is my speciality This is what I do. And that is why I happen to be at the time of death at every single patient trying to do my best to save that life. My brothers and sisters in Islam, I am telling you about Allah it is a distressing situation. But Allah death is a distressing situation. But Allah death is difficult. But Allah Do not ever think you're going to have an easy death. But Allah Allah only gives an easy death to those who wills. My brothers and

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sisters in Islam do not fool yourself. The last reason my brothers and sisters, why we think about Allah, the hereafter. Why we don't think about the hereafter. My brothers and sisters, is because we have forgotten, we have forgotten death itself. We have forgotten that every single one of us will actually die. We have actually forgotten by Allah that the Angel of Death is waiting for every single one of us one of my friends, we actually think we will live tomorrow. We actually don't think we are going to die tomorrow. And that is why we lead our life by Allah as if we are going to live forever. My brothers and sisters in Islam do not fool yourselves. The truth of the matter is by

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Allah, our lives are extremely limited by Allah the pious predecessors of Islam. It used to say about fidella radi Allahu taala knew that even if they knew that death is tomorrow, he could not increasing any Riba. He could not increase in doing anything more. Because by Allah He used to leave every single moment of his life, as if this moment was his last, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, in the authentic hadith. Verily, if you're woken up in the morning, don't wait and think that you're going to live till the afternoon. And if you wake up in the afternoon, don't ever think you're going to live from till the morning, my brothers and sisters in Islam, do not fool

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yourself, do not listen to what the shaytan says, thinking about Allah that this life is going to continue forever. My brothers and sisters Islam, if this is true, that we are going to lead on to a new life, a life that is different from this life, that we are going to transfer from this dunya that is fleeting, we are going to go to the author of the simple question that we must ask ourselves is what sort of Africa are we building but brothers and sisters? What sort of Africa are we building? I want to tell you about a statement related by a half an urban legend humbly in his horseshoe fissara, where one of the pious predecessors by the name of Ibrahim the Adhan was asked a

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question. Yeah, Ibrahim, why is it that we hate talking about the author and we love our death? Why do we hate talking about death? And we love talking about this dunya and what we have done in this dunya so he said in the beautiful statement, he said the anakim amor, tondonia, como to Morocco, because you have 45 this life, you have built this dunya but you have terribly destroyed you've completely annihilated the hereafter for yourself. And then he continued and he said, You know Allah, yet you do not obey Him. You recite the Quran, yet you do not act according to it, you know, shaitan yet you continue agreeing with him. You claim to love Allah and the Messenger of Allah

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sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, yet you abandon his Sunnah you claim to love paradise, yet you do not work for it. You claim to fear the fire yet you do not stop sinning you say the death is true yet you have not prepared

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Therefore it you busy yourself with the faults of others, yet you do not look at your own faults. You think that the sustenance of Allah subhanho wa Taala will continue forever, yet you're not grateful to him and you Bury Your Dead, but you do not heed its lesson. My brothers and sisters Islam the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam passed by a grave, and he said, verily the Sahaba of this grave, the companion of this grave would give the dunya and everything that is in it, if he were allowed to play just to rock as if you were allowed to pray just for two lockers, he would give this dunya and everything in it. My brothers and sisters, Islam, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa

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sallam was on his horse and he was riding past some graves, and the horse jumped up nearly throwing the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam away, and the prophet SAW Selim cried and he said, Yes, hobby one. All my companions. Oh, my brothers limits Liza alika foster it though. For the example of this. Prepare yourself in the authentic hadith the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in Bukhari, he came out of his house, and his eyes were red crying all night. His eyes were red crying all night. And he said, verily, if I was not afraid that you would not Bury Your Dead, I would have asked Allah subhana wa Taala, to allow you to hear from what I hear from the punishment of the grave. Rasulullah

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sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, By Allah By Allah, if you knew what I knew, if you knew what I knew you would not find pleasure in sleeping with your wives, my brothers and my sister in Islam, my brothers and sisters in Islam, the time is now to prepare for the hereafter. The time is now to prepare for the hereafter. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was one sitting with his companions. And when you're sitting with his companions, a group of people came with a Puffin that they were taking a dead body that we're taking to his burial. And the Prophet salallahu alaihe salam said a phrase, but Allah that will shock every one of us. Do you know what he said? He said, Mr. Mr.

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mahina, Mr. Rahman who, verily he is either going to be someone who is going to go and rest now, very this coffin, this dead body carries someone who is either going to go and rest now, because this dunya has been difficult for him, because he's been struggling for the hereafter in this dunya because he was a very even dystonia. Sorry, he was a stranger in dystonia, only passing through, and now he is going to go and rest in his grave, or we are going to rest from him. Because he spent his life wasting it. He spent this life only earning everything for this dunya not for the ACA. He spent this dunya and his life thinking that loves that he loves him. And then Subhan Allah, Allah subhanho

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wa Taala is mocking him. Now he is going to go to Israel test, my brothers and my sisters Islam. If you believe in the Hereafter, the question is not when you will die. If you believe in the Hereafter, the question is not when the day of judgment will be. The question is What have you done for it? An Arab came to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and said you're a surah? Allah matassa Yara surah Allah when is the last hour in this authentic hadith in Sahih Muslim? The Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam said

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that

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he replied back with a question and what have you done to prepare for it? There is no doubt about our dying. There is no doubt about the last hour. What there is a doubt about is our preparation for it. My brothers and sisters in Islam, ask yourself this simple question. What have we done to prepare for the hereafter? What have we done to prepare for the hereafter? And don't you think but Allah you've done a lot Don't you think you've done too much? Don't you think but alarm doing this good data, let's accept it. But law there's not a single Sahaba there's not a single to have a nursing no Companion of the Prophet says whether they were promised gender or not promised gender

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except by Allah, except by Allah. They were afraid that they would die upon disbelief. There was not a single Sahaba or Marathi Allahu taala who used to go to her they used to catch her as a first caller and said Yo, Eva Aloo Kabila. I asked you about last name. Did the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam mentioned my name from the Manasa T. Did the Prophet system say that I was one of the Manasa T. My brothers and sisters in Islam, but Allah if we do not work for this dunya in this dunya for the Hereafter, but Allah there is nothing for us in the hereafter. If we don't work now, there is nothing for us in the hereafter. So my advice to all of us

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is a five step approach to rectify our relationship with Allah subhanho wa Taala

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So that we don't lose this dunya or the hereafter. I want to end my talk by advising all my brothers and sisters with five things I want you to do in order for you to build your alpha by Allah and not to be of those people who have been destroyed in the hereafter. The first thing my brothers and sisters in Islam is sincerity in a class and building your relationship with Allah azza wa jal, my brothers and sisters in Islam, there is no help in anything we do unless we have sincerity Allah azza wa jal there is no good but Allah in this dunya unless we have a class in Allah subhana wa Tada. no good at all. My brothers and sisters in Islam, Allah subhanho wa Taala created the heavens

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and the earth from one word leafless. He sent the prophets of God for one word, Islam and Islam is the most important reason why Allah subhanho wa Taala created all of us woman. Gina will insert Illa Leah boon except to worship me. My brothers and sisters in Islam a class is so beloved to Allah azza wa jal that the surah of a class the one who recite Surah ikhlas the one who recite Surah ikhlas Allah subhanho wa Taala loves him. In the authentic narration we find that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told us about us a hobby by the name of Mo Mo Lacy Rahim Allah

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Allah Lacy Rahim Allah was a Sahaba who was always known to love to say the Surah ikhlas qu Allahu Ahad Allahu sama, laminate Walla Walla, Walla Kula Hakuna had in six seconds, but Allah I can say cool Hello I had in just 18 seconds, I could get the reward of reciting the whole Quran in just 60 seconds by saying surah class 10 times I could build for myself a palace and gender. As a professor seldom said anyone who says to class 10 times Allah builds a palace for human gender surah class this Sahabi Maja he used to recite surah class so many times that the Sahaba said we never saw more Alia except that he was always reciting with his tongue or he was sitting and reciting. or whenever

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he was praying, he would say so restless all the time. It was reported that when while we passed away 70,000 angels came down to say Serato janazah 70,000 angels came down to pray the celestial janaza on Mojave, Lacey, my brothers and sisters Islam, how many people would pray your janazah? How many people would pray your janazah? How many people would come to your janazah? Ask yourself this question my friends. By Allah sometimes I find people who have passed away in my hospital, not a single person to play tennis on them if there was a Muslim, one person perhaps I remember a patient of mine passed away a Muslim man. And the only person who ever played tennis on him was me. That's

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it. I was the only one. No one knew he was Muslim except me. People thought he was a non Muslim. He had just accepted Islam. And but Allah I was the only person who was there to play Serato Genesis on him. My brothers and sister Islam, how many people will pray your janazah make your life and your deed and you're living and you're dying sincerely for Allah. So Allah subhanho wa Taala sends down 70,000 angels since danji breed and Makai and Seraphin and all the angels to spray your celestial jhanas upon you, my brothers and sisters slam. Sincerity is an important aspect of our life is an important aspect of our life. Take the example of the Sahaba take the example of the Center for

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silence, who used to be extremely sincere to Allah. It was reported with Khalid in the Maidan Rahim Allah great scholar Islam, whenever he used to come in front of his classes. Whenever the number of students in his class would increase, he would stop his classes. When they asked him why are you stopping your class? He used to say I prepared my class only for a handful of students. Now that the students have increased in number my class is not strong enough, so he would stop his class go back home prepare himself for the class only to come back later, it was reported that a seller for solid by the name of Downton Abbey hynd radi Allahu taala, who fasted for 40 years, whilst his family

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never knew about it. For 40 years He fasted once his family would not know about it. Thou shalt not be hint, was a merchant of Islam. He used to trade things. In the morning he would wake up his family would give him lunch, he will take the lunch with him, only to give the lunch away to a beggar. And his family only found out after he passed away that for the last 40 years Tao has been fasting, because the man who used to take his lunch from him after the cake, came back to the people and said what is that what he passed away, don't you? No, no, I didn't know for the last 40 years. He has been feeding me his lunch. Allahu Akbar. My brothers and sisters in Islam. This is a class

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the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said

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Class is that you love to do is that you love to hide your good deeds. Just like you have just like you love that you should not ever come and share it with Allah just like you hate to commission with Allah azza wa jal in the same way a class is to love to hide your good deeds. My brothers and sisters in Islam even Tamia Rahim Allah, he said in his fatawa he said the sign of a class is that a man has a width with between him and Allah alone every single day. What is a width? A width is a special deed that a person does. That is secret between him and Allah subhanho wa Taala alone. Every single day my brothers and sisters, do you have one single D that you have that is secret between

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you and Allah alone. If not started today, it might be just a tulika prayer. It might be on the way to your house, your feet, someone on the road, it might be secretly you put a bit of money into someone's pocket. It might be by Allah sponsoring someone in the deepest parts and another part of the world. No one knows about it but Allah except you and Allah azza wa jal alone, but Allah no one amongst us should be here, except that we should have a secret deed between us and Allah alone. My brothers and sisters, you are all here and I am here. You are watching me giving you this lecture. But Allah and you are here and your friends can see that you are here. How can we think we have a

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class right now? How can we think Allah is going to reward us for this deed, but a life we think Allah is going to reward us for this deed we have lost all good.

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We have lost all good because we think our deeds are good enough. It was reported that the pious predecessors and the scholars of the oma used to say but Allah, every single action that I have done, Mr. Magnus, a soufiane Asahi rahimullah used to say coonawarra Melina Amiel to amamagna sphera Cebu Harsha every single day that have done in front of anyone, I don't consider it to be anything. Anything I've done in front of others. Why are soufiane Why is Sofia and all the 1000s of lectures you've given? Don't you think Allah will accept it? Because it is so difficult to have a flash in the hot it is so difficult to have a class in the hot when I walk out you grab my hands? When you

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introduce me You say chef so and so. But Allah All we need is an atom's way to pride to enter Johanna. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, even an atom's way to pride can prevent you from Geneva Allah and atoms with a pride my brothers and sisters in Islam, after you strengthen your class with Allah subhanho wa Taala strengthen your relationship with Allah subhanho wa Taala. strengthen those deeds, do those deeds, but do them regularly and strengthen your relationship with Allah subhana wa tada the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in the authentic hadith, Allah subhanho wa Taala loves it, that when you do when you do a deed that you are constant in it. My

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friends, Allah subhanho wa Taala does not need us to do a massive deed every day. But he loves it that when we do a deed we are constant in it. Ask your wives, go and ask your wives and sister ask your husbands. What is that thing that they love? What is the day that they love? Would your wives rather you take them to holiday?

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To a big holiday to hygiene ombre in a massive way in a massive holiday once in their life? Or would it? Would they rather have you doing a small deal every single day something small, but every single day regularly, just like buying your wife a rose every day? or cleaning the dishes for her every day? or helping the children study every day? or putting the kids to bed every day? or making a cup of tea for your wife or your husband every day?

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What is it that they would love more? I am sure you would agree that they would rather have you doing something little but every single day and such as Allah subhanho wa Taala you don't have to do a massive deed. You can just do a single deed but do it regularly. It is for this reason why Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam went to Milan and said yeah, Bella, I heard your footsteps before me in genma Bella, what is it that has caused you to enter Jana before Mia Bella so Bilal thought and he said Yara, Sula, nothing except that when I do my will do I follow it with tulika prayer, Allahu Akbar, my brothers and sisters in Islam, simple deeds that are done constantly our

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beloved to Allah azza wa jal, and but Allah Allah may forgive you for all of this. Remember, my friends, we believe in a God who forgives and forgets. We believe in a God who loves to forgive and forget and who will judge us by our Swati. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in normal Mr. Lubin, our team rarely actions about our endings. So it doesn't matter what you've done in the past. What matters is what what you do right now. What matters is what you do today.

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What you will do tomorrow? After you have a class and you're building relationship with Allah. The second thing you should do is seek knowledge. Do not let this conference be the only time that you seek knowledge. Seek a path to gaining knowledge. The only sign that Allah loves somebody is Allah subhanho wa Taala gives him knowledge. Even taymiyah Rahim Allah, He says in his fatawa the only surest sign that Allah loves somebody is Allah gives him 50 of this religion. And he quotes the Hadith Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, where the Prophet sallallahu Sallam said in Bukhari and Muslim man you read the law he hiren effectivity whoever Allah wants good for Allah gives them

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fit of the religion. So even Tamia Rahim Allah continues and he said, So whoever Allah does not want good for Allah does not give him sick of the religion. Whoever Allah does not want good for Allah does not give him 50 of the religion. And this is the point my friends, how many of us have increased in knowledge today, by Allah This is a sign Allah loves us. But if we do not increase in knowledge tomorrow, it will be a sign Allah does not love us tomorrow, every single day that you do not gain knowledge of Islam. Every single day you don't increase your knowledge. Islam is a day what law does not want good for you. So make a step. Put a strategy in place, put a pattern in place,

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attend a class, listen to a lecture, download a YouTube video, do something or the other in order to gain knowledge. And may Allah subhanho wa Taala make use of those people that he increases their knowledge will call up visit near Alma. This is the second advice I have for you, which is to increase in knowledge. Number three, the third advice I have for you to build your alpha is to act upon this knowledge. act upon the knowledge that Allah has given you. But Allah knowledge will only increase you in ignorance unless you act upon it. For their later years. radi Allahu taala who used to say law is Allah Allah wa salam, ala Miyata, Jamelia Molly Bellamy, he, he used to say well, like

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a scholar never ceases to be ignorant with his knowledge until he acts upon it. Indeed, the Arabs wanted to show the close relationship of knowledge and action. So they use the same three letter words, knowledge, I mean, an action Emmeline mimlub, the same three letter words to show you how closely knowledge is associated with action, my brothers and sister in Islam, verily a person who acts upon his knowledge that is the true Island, the one who acts upon his knowledge as the true Island, the one who does not act upon his knowledge but Allah, then that person is a true ignorant person. My friends, a person who only has knowledge but no action is like the donkey who carries

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books it only benefits him only in carrying the books on his back but but Allah nothing else. My friends, a person who has knowledge but no action is like the example of Israel who had knowledge but did not act upon it. Indeed in the Quran, we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to guide us to silica Mr. T. Do you know what we say in a Scirocco Misaki guide us guide us to Allah to the sirata musta came to the straight path sirata Latina naantali him The path of those who have blessed is to be a monopoly, not the path of those that you are angry with. Not the ones who become a straight who are the Dali who are the must obey Him. Do you know even Abbas radi? Allahu taala who said in the

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Tafseer of this verse, he says Mercado de la Mata Benny Israel are the children of Israel, who had knowledge but did not act upon it. And the darling of the nesara are those people who say Jesus Christ is God, because they spoke without knowledge, they acted without knowledge. So we are a people who act but only after we gain knowledge we are a people of knowledge and action are brothers and sisters in Islam. We are a people who gain knowledge before we act and after we gain that knowledge we act upon it. But Allah This is the sirata Mr. T, this is the straight path by Allah. If you do not follow this we will be from those misguided. Do you know Allah subhanho wa Taala says 300

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times in the Quran alladhina amanu Aminu solly had alladhina amanu Amina Sally hurt those who believe meaning have knowledge.

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Well, amylose oily head and do righteous deeds 300 times Do you not think that this is important thereafter? Don't you think therefore my brothers and sisters that acting upon the knowledge is so important? This is my third advice to you. After you associate with Allah you have your strong relationship with Allah and your sincerity and you gain knowledge you act upon it. And number fourth advice. My fourth advice to you all is to call people to it is to call people to the knowledge that you have gained is to call

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People to this religion. Indira Nakayama Rahim Allah He says, one of the strategies of gaining knowledge is to teach knowledge. One of the means of gaining knowledge is to teach that knowledge. Whenever you sit in a class whenever you gain knowledge and you want to gain knowledge, don't just gain knowledge to remove your own ignorance, gain knowledge, remove someone else's ignorance as well. Spend your time calling someone to this religion. Spend your time telling people about the knowledge that you have. Belly one knee Wallah spread from me even one verse, woman a Sano cola me manda Illallah EV la sala ha will call calling in an email muslimeen who is better than the one who

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believes does righteous deeds calls to the path of Allah and says indeed I am from the believers. My brothers and sisters in Islam. My fourth advice to you is to call to Islam is to call to the knowledge that you have so that this stays in your heart. This is why the scholars of the past used to say I couldn't understand why they're still Elmi billable without the LA verily we used to seek the help of our and acting upon knowledge in order to preserve knowledge in our hearts. If you don't act upon knowledge, it will never ever stay in your hearts. If you don't call to the knowledge you will never ever stay in your hearts. So call to this knowledge. And my last advice my brothers and

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sisters is to remain firm upon this despite whatever befalls you. Whatever befalls you in this dunya whatever difficulty comes to you on this dunya be sincere to Allah gain knowledge act upon it, call to it, stay upon this path, never let go until death comes to you. Never let go until death comes to you. By Allah by Allah never let go until death comes to you. And even if death comes to you in this way, by Allah, you will have a beautiful death upon Islam. Be patient. Do you know why Allah subhanho wa Taala says in the Quran in Surah Fatiha he yaka. Naboo ye are gonna stay Why do we say right after we say Oh Allah only You we worship right after that we say he are gonna stay only you

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will seek help. Do you know why even a birth Raji Allahu taala? Who mentioned in this stuff See, the reason why we say we seek His help right after we say we worship you only is that the one who worships only Allah will be fought in this dunya The one who worships only Allah will have difficulties in this dunya people will be against him. Shaytan will be against him, his enemies will be against him the dunya will be against him. So Allah we worship only you or Allah, we worship only you and we seek only your help to protect and help us in this path. My brothers and sisters Islam, this is the sirata Mr. T one last weekend in Santa Fe hustlin illallah de la mano will amilo solly

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hurt, whatever so we'll have the water while sober, sober.