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Bismillah Alhamdulillah Salam aleikum. That's the greeting of peace, peace beyond to you today, we have our special friend, Shaikh Syed raga, who is here with us on the deen show. And we're gonna be talking about good manners, good etiquette. Because you know what? It's easy to be a thug. You want to be a gangster, you want to be a thug. You want to curse. You want to act out a line. That's easy, but how do you get in line? It takes some discipline. That takes a little bit of work. So we're gonna get some advice from the shake. When we come back here on a daily show. Don't go nowhere.

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This is the

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this is the

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assalamu Aleikum and he comes around Rahmatullah hear about a piece beyond to you.

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You're still playing ball? Absolute, have you ever gotten dunked on? Now be real, you got an Islam? You got to tell the truth? Has anyone ever coming over and just dumped on you? Well, probably happened once or twice, once or twice, twice. So this is this I'm willing to take the charge.

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Okay, this this is not you're not an NBA superstar. I'm not you are someone who is really influential amongst the youth. You play ball, you keep it real, the real deal, but you're not a thug, nor gangster, you're a Muslim one has to the will of the one God, why is it easy to be a thug? But it's harder to be disciplined and be righteous talk to us

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was all misunderstanding. I mean, these young people, the this is this music, they watch these movies. So they think you know, to be cool.

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You got to be a thug. You got to be out of line, you got to be using certain language, you got to walk a certain way. But what they don't understand is walking on the wild side. Wild Side. Exactly. It's not like this. Now, when you pray in public, now you're walking on the wild side, when you pray in public that way of all the apps

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when you stop shooting the ball and you say, hey, time for Salah, now you're walking on the house. And you know what's so funny? Because we did this, you know, you You almost you know winning or losing the game, and it's just a friendly game. And everybody's tense. Everybody was excited when they want to win or they won, you know? And then you say, Now time for money. What are you doing? Allahu Akbar, and they start dribbling the ball out of respect. Now, when they see you doing this, they say, No, I'm taking my hat off for you in the amount of principles. You don't have to curse, you don't have to lie. You don't have to, you know, use certain words to impress them just being a

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Muslim, behaving like the prophets doing what is necessary that would impress these guys. Tell him so why do you think many people they resort to the easy way? Because this way? Does it take some influence? Because when you get angry, it's easy to let some foul dirty language out of your mouth. But is this acceptable in Islam? is it acceptable for the same tongue that you use to praise the creator can foul language come out of this mouth, any weak person can do this, any intelligent individual can say these things. And that is under gore anger going. But only elite only the elite only small number of people can suppress that anger, you know, and manly behavior in a certain in a

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certain manner, and then deal with the people like that. So I don't think it's necessary for you to use foul language or to be like that, but just be yourself. Now taking role models, as those who are always using profanity, 50 cents to POC, Britney Spears, all these other pop stars, you got their pictures up in the room, and they're probably using the worst of language acting the worst away. So isn't it natural? If you're taking these as role models, then you're going to probably emulate them and you're going to start to succumb to what they fell. And they're doing and that's fine. I mean, if these people are hitting the booking the tickets to jahannam that's fine. I mean, but if they

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want to go to Gen B with a righteous B with a loss upon what's gonna be with the profits, this is not the way to go. This is absolutely the wrong direction. They should not be taking these individuals as role models. They should look into what most of the law one, they should look

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into what Abdullah did whenever john came and he grabbed him by the ear and picked him by the air and I'm delighted, Massoud landed with his on his feet with one ear only, you know, how did he respond? What did he do? This is the people we should take them as a role model, not like these people. Now, tell us you mentioned Jenner. Is this something that's the, you know, people get hooked up on hollywood, bollywood, and they start to fantasize, and now their heart and their mind and their bodies yearning towards this. But you said, Jenna, talk to us a little bit about genders get people excited for Jenna.

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Jenny's see what a loss upon what Anna said, through the Messenger of Allah

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that truly matter.

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What are

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what are

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three things? See, the first thing is to evaluate that Allah Subhana Allah caught you he's his slave, his servant. And that itself is a title that you should be proud of. Not the being proud of the being the belonging to this group or that group, but simply by saying I am one of the servants of Allah subhana wa Tada. And that's what the poet he said. Woman Meza, then is shut off on wikia. Welcome to the Otto Surya horita Holika Abadi said what made me so proud, so happy that you are Allah subhanho wa Taala call me my slave, you call me and I am you sleep. So the Messenger of Allah said, and that's it, he by the law said I have prepared for my servant, meta analyzer which no eyes

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have ever seen. What a wooden semi a no one ever heard of. And now all the description of gender that we have in the Quran in the sun, in comparison on the reality of gender is nothing you cannot even imagine your mind cannot comprehend the beauty and what we have in gender. And then Allah subhana wa tada said, and this is for the righteous now in general is everything that we dream of everything that we like everything that we want. And I think we should aim for that rather than aiming for this worldly little things. I will vanish tomorrow is going to be gone. Right? Absolutely. We're going to leave it all behind. No matter how much wealth you accumulate, it's gone.

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At the end, what matters what goes down to your grave with you? What's going to follow down there, your armor, your action, your actions, your deeds, good deeds. Absolutely. And you mentioned now for the not yet Muslims, those who are out there, they're sincere, they want to know the truth. And we say some Arabic words. So for them we like to define because there's a lot of misconception you said Allah subhana wa What does this mean? Allah you know, the one who deserves all the praises and think, so when we say and hamdulillah we say All praise is due to a loss.

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So this is a word that we use because we respect Allah Subhana Allah we hold him in high esteem so every time we mentioned his name, we say and hamdulillah or Subhana Allah so All praise is due to Allah glorify him so this is not a moon guy no something in the creation This is the one true green tour known house in the middle of the desert. No that no so this is the one true create one shoe created that we all worship we don't worship anyone else is the same God Jesus peace be upon him pray to absolute. Let's take a break. You heard that here on the dean, shall we? Right back. You have to pray as if everything depends on a lot.

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But you must work.

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Everything depends on you.

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That's my point. You see, I'm saying and I don't like that. I don't like us sitting here. What are you waiting for? What are you waiting for right now? What are you waiting for all these people that come to this? What are you waiting for? What are we waiting for right now when they're gonna come? They're gonna come along and bring these people last. Put in our hand the ability to do it now do your job.

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I am not afraid to say

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I am not afraid to stand alone.

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I am not afraid.

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I am not afraid to stand alone.

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afraid

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I'm not afraid.

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I'm not afraid.

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We're here with shake sight. And we're talking about good manners. It's easy to be a thug. It's easy to be a gangster all you got to do is throw on some of the movies that they are here. And you know what? You get influenced? You don't ask Tony Soprano, Scarface Goodfellas. And now you're talking different you're acting different and you're being a clown. But that only leads away from gender doesn't it? It'd be only fair because the Quran the verbatim WORD OF GOD

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Cause the people to worship the Creator, not his creation over and over, it talks about the good and glad tidings of paradise. But if a person is insistent, rebellious criminal, what is the antithesis, the opposite of what's waiting for that person?

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You know, I really don't want to go there. It's scary. It's very scary and very difficult place to go and very

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I can't even imagine myself being there. Wow, may Allah subhana wa Tada, may Allah prevent a May Allah protect us from going there. But there's no comfort, no comfort, there's no happens is only tears and screams and cries. And I don't want to be part of that party. I don't. And you know what's so unique? Allah stated in the Quran on the Day of Judgment, that this unique speaker will come and will address the crowd. And this is Satan. And he will take the podium and He will say to the people in the law, indeed, a lot of promise you the true promise, and I promise you the false promise, but you disobey you created and you obeyed me today, do not blame me blame yourselves, the devil, this

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is the chief deceiver, he's going to be sad is the final speech. Nobody's going to speak after that. And this is a place this is a lecture that I don't want to listen to. I don't this is one place that I don't want to be. And this is one gathering that I don't want to be part of. I mean, naturally, if you compare Islam, which is simply the call to acquire peace, by submitting your entire will yourself to the owner, peace, the Creator of the heavens and earth, and a Muslim is one who does the action. So now if you look at what Shakedown, the devil is calling you to pornography, swearing, cursing, gambling, alcohol, drugs, and all these things, that they don't bring peace and

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contentment, serenity at the heart, do they know they don't. And what is so unique is when as soon as you don't with one thing, you're another thing, you know, and this is what the Messenger of Allah said. He said, Jen,

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you know, he could lock who hated Jen and jahannam, hell, and heavens. And then he said to Jimmy, go and take a look at them. And then he went to heaven. And he says, Oh Allah, no one ever hear of this, except that he or she wants to be part of it was entered paradise, and then a loss of gold back, I added something to it. And then he went, and Allah Subhana, Allah put all the difficulties and hardship and you know, the struggle there around heaven. And then you will come back, he said, only the chosen ones would make. Because when you go through difficulties, and you say, only today, let me pass this, let me pass this test. And then you take one more step forward, and then you keep

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taking steps forward until you fall into Jan, on the counter in Johanna will help fire Allah subhanho wa Taala, or the put a lot of desires around it, pornography, girls, you know, movies, you know, drinking and all this. And he said, Just let me enjoy one more time. Let me just smoke this one more time. Let me just have fun with her one more time. So one step towards janome. And before you know it, you're part of it. So that's why it's very scary. And these things they do, you will never see any of these guys saying that, you know, I'm enjoying myself, I'm enjoying this, I don't want to get out of it. And that's why all these new Muslims, and all these people accept Islam, you

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know, Napoleon, you know, all these guys, they could have stayed there. You know, Lou and couldn't stay there. You know, this is what everyone wants to go. This is the direction that you know, everybody or every young man thinks this is the ultimate happiness. But they running away from it.

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Dave Chappelle he's running away from it. Because they know there is no peace there. There is no happiness. And when you see what these people who experience and live that lifestyle, they will tell you listen, we know what it's all about. Don't go there. Don't go We just came back from them. And they found peace and happiness in is not in you know, drugs and drinking and girls and party and music. None of that. And every time and anytime you grab one of these people in that business, and you asked him, Are you happy? They will tell you I'm miserable. People seem to get confused like good time fun, from happiness is different. Pleasure is temporary, and then it has side effects,

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doesn't it? Absolutely. So happiness is what we really want contentment, that's what we want. And this is what you can get in Islam.

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Peace of mind, happiness, you know, you come home, you know, some kind of law. Some people say are the same. In don't you lose sleep over all these things that's happening in media, you know, people non Muslim, or, you know, those are trying to, you know, harm Muslims, you know?

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And I say, you know, no, I don't worry about those things, because my heart is with Allah Subhan

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wattana and as long this is what I have, I don't care. You know, the other night is a funny thing. My wife said, you know, you sleep before before you head hits the pillow. I say No, I don't. She says, You have no worries you you living this life? I said, you know, no, I don't sleep quick. And she said our time you know how long it took me? Two minutes and 58 seconds to time. Do you see time? Now I said oh, in the morning, she said, Look what you did, too. I say you know, there are a lot of people out there would buy this with millions of dollars. A lot of people cannot sleep at night. A lot of people will take you know, take medication, you know, pills. And I haven't really learned

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why. Because I said to myself, Allah is the one who controls heart. And it's my hearts with Allah, nothing matters if the house on fire on the other side, and still sleep. Because Allah, Allah gave me the insurance, a login with insurance that I will be protected. I don't have to worry about it. So the youth now those who have went astray, and they're around the bad company, and they're living and emulating this life of gangsters and thugs, but now somehow apparent, a friend, they invited him now to watch the deen show. And they're listening. And you know, the heart The inside is yearning for something, and but they're caught in this group. It's not cool to be a good person, but you get

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praised for being obnoxious for swearing. How do we get them practical tips to get them away from evil and more towards righteousness? Number one,

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listen to your heart and examine your heart. Are you happy?

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Is there a peace in your heart? you feel that? Wow, you know, I'm so comfortable in this slide. I'm so happy. The answer is no. And we all we both know that. Second, don't be full of what you see. Because tomorrow they will walk away from you come back to Allah and along will be on your side until you die even your great along with be on your side somehow.

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Third, you know a slug in this circle, you will never improve you will never change and you will never be better person. So what I encourage you to do is break out of this circle or this cycle and move forward and be with Allah subhana wa Tada. Now did all the messengers of God including Noah, Abraham, Jesus, peace be upon them and the last and final minister problem peace be upon? Did they we talked about the Day of Judgment, paradise Hellfire, worshipping the One God not his creed, that they all call to this way, what we're calling to and this righteousness, developing yourself to be the best human being that you This is the message that Adam came with.

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Then no, Abraham, you know, Moses, Jesus, Mohammed, all of them oneness. And that is to worship one unique God, one God, one God. No one else. No father, no son, no data, no wife, no mother, no statues, no camels and or cows, none of that one unique God, do I have to put something in front of me and go through this statue or go through, let's say a dead person in the ground. Pray through in the name of Jesus in the name of Muhammad don't have to do any of us. It was so beautiful. But this is you can go and talk to your Lord directly. You don't need a third party. You need someone to intimate intercede for you. It's you and you're no one else. And this is the beautiful stuff. The

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person who's watching now everything makes sense. But he's right now I'm telling you late night they catch In addition, this person right now he's smoking a joint is the real world. He's smoking a joint. But he's like,

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I need to change. Can he right now? Is there hope from if he leaves it? Could he be seated God? And could he turn to God and ask God, what's the first step that he needs to do?

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Allah is so merciful. And Allah Subhana without it, it will work from you, any woman that you've come back any moment, regardless of whether you did if you killed someone, if you stole if you lied, if you use drugs, if you committed all, Allah will forgive and forget all that. As a matter of fact, every bad thing that you did, Allah will transfer that evil to into good deed. And when you come to Islam or when you repent, everything that you did, will be transferred into your good account and you have hassanal to work with your good deeds to work with. So I would say get up, you know, start a new fresh line and move forward to Allah subhana wa Tada. Great advice. We'll be right back for

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more here on the dean show.

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There will always be someone that will be there to say something negative, but at the same time there'll be someone there to say something positive also just hold on to the wolf of a law

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Everything in this universe rely a need for answers don't kill women don't kill children don't kill old people don't attack the civilians. This is what the prophet Mohammed.

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Allah said that the prophets are solid never ever start a war against anybody.

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I am not afraid to say

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I am not afraid to stand alone.

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I'm not afraid.

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I'm not afraid.

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I am not afraid to stand

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back here on the deen show. And we're trying to encourage an invite to goodness and repel the evil. And tell us now some people for the not yet Muslims. They feel that Islam is something that encourages violence that encourages terrorism, that Islam is radical. What do you got to say about this?

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I feel sorry for those people who were misinformed about Islam.

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If they really read Islam, but Islam, they will find that none of these is true. As a matter of fact, the messenger over LA, had neighbors who are not Muslim

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messenger over LA, used to accept the invitation of non Muslim, never in his life that he said, I don't want to come to you, because you're not Muslim. I don't want to deal with you. Because you're not Muslim yet. I don't want to come to your house, because he's not for my faith. As a matter of fact, he used to entertain every invitation that was ever given to him from a non Muslim. Not only that, he used to take care of them, if they, if they sick, they will go and visit them. If they need, he will take care of the need, and so on. So these people who are writing about Islam, sometimes I asked myself, what religion are they talking about? Because this is my religion,

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whatever they talking about, is not in Islam. So my my advice to anyone who's watching here is, listen, you're very intelligent person. Use your own mind. Go out there, read the Quran, read the teachings of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. Read what is sem is all about, and do not funnel what these people try to say about Islam, who do not know anything about us. So it's clear, we've done shows on this in the past, but we just want people to relax a little bit. A Muslim might have got his non Muslim friend. And now they heard Islam and Muslim they think Whoa, whoa, something's going on here. There might be something blowing up. They might have bombs in your

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mosque, that you're the Imam Do you invite you encourage people to come and to visit you there no matter what faith to come and dialogue to talk with you to see what's going on? Absolutely. I invite everyone, I invite them to my mosque, I invite them to this conference, I invite them to my house, my neighbors. And I say this, what do you think about me? What do you think about us? You want to see how we pray? Do you want to see what we do in the mosque? This is all yours is open doors in is open policy? If you see something, please, you know, then tell us. So every time they come and visit us they say well, you know, I'm sure this is not a slum that I heard about. This is not what these

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groups said. But this is not the assembly talking about this completely different thing. So most of the time they go out and they accept this or they go out of the masjid with a positive image. So I'm asking them then Muslim, take that opportunity, go to a mosque, go to a sonic event, go to Muslims, and you know, examine the situation. You asked a question you talk to them, and then you will see completely different image of Islam in the last few moments that we have. Back to the youth now, what closing comments and advice do you have for those youth that are struggling with all the different trials that are out there but they want to not succumb to that they want to come to the

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right way, but they just need a little extra push. There's only one way only one way and that is Allah subhanho wa Taala nothing will save you with this miserable life that he living. Nothing will save you with this. You know difficult thing time that you go through. No one can save you but Allah subhanho wa Taala so turn and turn to Allah subhana wa tada and don't worry about anything else. And ally is there for you. Thank you may God Almighty the Creator of the heavens and earth Allah rewards you again for being with us and

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Thank you for tuning in again to another episode of the deen show where we're trying to invite everything that's good. And you got the advice from the man from the shake that turned to who turned to the one create tour the same God that Jesus peace be upon him turn to the same God that Moses, Abraham and the last and final messenger sent to mankind turn to beseech his help, he created this whole universe and everything in it. And what can he do? If he did all that? Definitely, he can help you. It's that simple. Is that easy, but you gotta want it. You gotta want to change. You gotta want his help, beseech Him, He will definitely help you and come back here every week to the deen show.

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We'll see you next time. Until then peace be unto you as salaam alaikum.

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He created the universe.

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To Him alone the heavens and the earth.

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He is the

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He's the owner on earth. He sent His messenger

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to

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the grave danger.

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Worship

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there is none greater

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game is great.