Commanding Good & Forbidding Evil

Tim Humble


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Jumu’ah Khutbah (Edited) _ 25.09.20


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The importance of command and control in addressing issues such as evil behavior is emphasized, along with the need for individuals to command what is good and stop what is evil. The importance of having knowledge and being able to change things with one's hand is also emphasized. The need for everyone to have control over their behavior and avoid mistakes is emphasized, along with the importance of telling people about Islam and changing one's behavior to stop evil behavior. The importance of showing one's actions and words to change one's behavior is also emphasized. The speaker emphasizes the need to stop practicing what is good and stop doing what is wrong, and to show interest in sharing the message of Islam with non-refractive people.

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Well Arsenal Howdy. How do you Mohammed in Salalah while he was in

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worship run ohmori monitor to ha work coup d'etat in BDR.

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We begin by praising Allah,

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we praise Him,

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we seek His help and we ask his forgiveness.

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Whoever Allah guides, there is no one that can misguide him.

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And whoever Allah misguides there is no one that can guide him.

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And I bear witness that there is no god that deserves to be worshipped except Allah alone with no partner.

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And I bear witness that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is the slave of a lion, his final messenger

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or you who believe have Taqwa of Allah as he deserves you to have Taqwa of him.

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And do not die except as Muslims.

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All Mankind, have Taqwa of your Lord who created you from a single soul. And from that single soul he created its mate. And from those two came many men and women and have Taqwa of Allah, the One through whose name you ask. And fear Allah with regard to your relatives.

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Allah is always watchful over you.

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Or you who believe, have Taqwa of Allah and speak a word that is true. He will correct your deeds and forgive your sins, and whether a BS Allah and His Messenger has indeed achieved a great success.

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To continue.

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The best speech is

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the book of Allah. And the best guidance is the guidance of Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. And the worst of things in this religion

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are the newly introduced practices. Those things that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and his companions didn't do but people added them later on. And all of these newly introduced practices are innovation and all innovation is misguidance and the Prophet sighs I'm told us in every way that all misguidance is in the fire.

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Allah azza wa jal

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described this oma as the best omen.

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Allah azza wa jal said couldn't hire our own matin reject leanness, you are the best group of people that has ever been brought out for the people. The best group of people

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From all of the nations You are the best one.

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But Allah azza wa jal, he didn't limit this to description to that point only he told us why. He told us the reason why this oma is the best omen. Whenever this reason is present, then this oma will be the best. And whenever this reason it goes away. Then the state of the oma will become as you see, you will see that it will no longer have that characteristic that Allah described it with.

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What is the thing that made us the best of all of the nation's

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quantum hire our own matin reject leanness, you are the best people to be brought out for the people

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and thorough whom you are the most beneficial for the people. Why? Ted Morrow and Bill Maher roof you tell the people to do good what 10 how an annual income and you stop the people you prohibit the people from doing wrong. What took me known Avila and you believe in Allah.

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When these three things are present, you deserve the title the best of people, the best of nations. When you have these three things, tap more on a bill Morrow. What 10 hohner Anil munkar what taught me known Abdullah you cannot what is good? And you forbid what is evil? And you believe in Allah.

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And Allah azza wa jal explained this and he commanded you to do it.

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If you I asked before in the same surah in Surah, Allah imraan Allah azza wa jal commanded you will tell coming Come

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on the Runa lol Hi, Wei, Mo Runa Bill Maher roofie why and how come? What Ola aka Herman Mosley Hoon?

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Let there be among you a group of people

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who command what is good

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and forbid what is evil.

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And they believe in Allah.

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Or they command what is good and they forbid what is evil, and they will be the successful people.

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So many times we think of this on the level of the society.

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But this doesn't begin on the level of the society in the community. It begins with you and the people around you, in your home with your families, the people nearby near around you.

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You have to command what is good, and you have to stop what is evil and prohibit and forbid people from doing what is wrong. This is what makes you from the best of the nations. This is what gives you the title of all this of Bali is making you better than others is because you command people to do what is good. You tell them do what is good. And you stop them and you say stop doing what is wrong.

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It's not just that we are missing this in our community. We are missing this in our houses. We missing this with our children. We missing this with our spouses. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in a hadith in the Hadith is the Hadees of ebihara rhodiola one and the Hadith is inside a Muslim man right i mean c'mon cara, Fallujah Yahoo ba for 11 years Delta Air for Billy Sani for in Nam? Yes, top air, Fabio calbee he was leka our bar fool he man was he rewire while a PSA Li camino de man he had to have them.

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Whoever Have you see something wrong? Let him change it with his hand.

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And if he can't let him change it with his tongue

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and if he can't let him hate it in his heart, and that is the weakest of faith in an aeration. There is not even a mustard seed of a man after that.

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There is not even a mustard seed of a man after that.

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When you see something wrong, you change it with your hand.

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But the question is who can change wrong things with their hand? Can everybody change the moon Kirby Eddie he with his hand? No.

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One who has authority,

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the one who has a super, they have authority, they have control. They are the one who can stop it with their hand. But you have control where you have control over your spouse, you have control over your children.

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You have control in some situations, yes, you can't go up to someone in the street, smoking a cigarette and pull it from his hand and throw it on the ground.

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Because you don't have the authority. You don't have the ability to do it.

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But with your children in your household, when they're watching something haram on their phone, you have the ability to go and take it off them and switch it off and put it in the cupboard.

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That's what you have to do change it with your hand.

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And if you can't change it with your hand, because you don't have the authority, you don't have the power to change it with your hand. Then change it with your tongue.

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But Can everybody change it with their tongue?

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Is everybody able to change evil with their Tom? Not? To change evil with your tongue? You have to have knowledge? Because perhaps you will go to a brother you will say to him, yeah, he stopped smoking. This is one cup. He says no, it's one more karma. She said to me it's more permissible or okay then doesn't have an answer because he doesn't have knowledge. But if he has knowledge he comes in he says bad haram rather it is haram. And I'm going to tell you why it's haram 123 and he starts to give the evidence.

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Well, I will call the ad Camila. Luca, don't throw yourself with your own hand to your own desk don't cause your death with your hand. In your mobile during a candle. If we're in a shelter in the people who waste their money are the brothers of the devil's

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law, da da, da, da, da da don't cause harm to other people. haram haram haram says Haram, the person stops. Because he has the knowledge to tell him why it's wrong. To explain to him that it's wrong.

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Sometimes you don't have the power, and you don't have the knowledge. So what shall you do? You saw something wrong, but you can't explain it why it's wrong.

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And you don't have the power. Perhaps you can find someone who does.

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Because not every time like the scholars they took well telco Ming comb, some of you, as some of them said, some of the scholars said this is evidence that if we can find someone to do it, the responsibility will go from us.

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Some of them said this. If we can find someone, maybe I can find someone who has super, I see somebody who is stealing from somebody else. And I can't take hold of them. But maybe I can get someone in authority to stop them.

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Maybe I see someone doing something Haram. I can't tell them because I don't have knowledge. But there's a person of knowledge I can go to and say actually, please can you explain to him why this is hot?

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This is not the job of just two or three people. This is not the job of one person in this society. This is the job of everybody.

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How many times do you pass by mooncup? How many times do you pass by haram? And it washes over you until the point where you don't even realize that it's haram anymore.

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Isn't that true? You see in yourself that you go by the haraam, and you see so much of it, and you don't do anything about it, that it gets to the point where you forget that it's even hard on.

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And maybe a person would become angry and say, Why are you being motivated? Why are you being strict? Why are you being rough and tough with people? This is not haram because he saw it so many times and he never did anything about it.

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That his heart became like it didn't exist. And he lost the feeling that this is her arm. And he started not to care about it. So he doesn't care when his family does it. He doesn't care when his children does it or do it. He doesn't care when he sees the outside. Because he didn't do anything about it and it kept passing by you day after day after day, and nothing was done. The least you can do is to hate in your heart. Some people can't even bring themselves to do that. They can't even bring themselves when they see something evil

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To say,

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this is wrong. Well, I wish that I could have the ability to stop it. Or I wish that I could have the knowledge to stop it.

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That is the minimum you can do.

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That is the minimum when you see her arm outside, you walk into the masjid, maybe even inside the masjid, you see some people doing things wrong.

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You say I wish I could stop this. I wish that I could have the knowledge to tell them that it's wrong. At least try to find somebody who can imagine if everyone in this room. Imagine if everyone in this room did that, if every time you saw something wrong,

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you either stopped it.

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Or you either spoke out against it.

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Or you either found someone who could, or at least you wish in your heart that you could stop it.

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Unlike the prophets, I seldom said while a cell wall as it can mean a man have to handle. If you can't even do that you don't even have a mustard seed of your mind in your heart.

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If you can't even find it in your heart to say I wish I could change this.

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How many of us we have shops and businesses. We allow the Halong to happen inside of our shop. We don't care.

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We allow the heroin to happen in our living room. We don't care.

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While a solo Urlacher Meena Imani had to harden, Is there even a mustard seed of Eman after that, at least wish in your heart that you could change it? At least.

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But it's important that we understand my brothers in Islam, that there are some rules and there is some fear to telling people to do what's good, and stopping people from doing what's wrong.

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And if we don't understand this fear,

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something, sometimes we might make a mistake trying to do something good, we might try to do something very good. And we might end up doing something very wrong.

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The most important of these is that if by stopping something wrong, you bring something which is worse, then it's not permissible for you to do that.

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If you're stopping something wrong, and you bring something worse,

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you cause a monk, which is a kebab will

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mean has been handled mooncup from that mooncup you make a bigger one,

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you make a bigger problem.

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And this is why you have to think about how you tell someone not everything you tell someone is with a stick in your hand. Sometimes you go in and you start raising your voice and telling them and they get angry and they raise their voice and then their friend comes and your friend comes and before you know that people are fighting with each other.

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Because the person didn't think what will the outcome be?

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They didn't think what will the outcome be? How do I say this in a way that will change this? Because I want to change it everything wrong that I see. I want to change that wrong thing.

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And every chance to tell people to do good, I want to take that chance. And that means you have to try changing yourself as well.

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Because how can you be someone who is telling people to do good and stopping people from doing wrong, but you yourself are not applying it to yourself first. People will not take it from you. They will not accept it from you. They'll not be happy. They will say you stop it first and then I'll stop it second. Still you have to tell them you can't be silent. You have to say something.

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But you have to think if I can't stop it on myself, maybe the first person I need to stop from the bunker is me.

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And the closest people around me like my children, my spouse, my wider family, neighbor and thought. And like I said, if you can't stop it with your hand, and you can't stop it with your tongue. At least hate it in your heart. At least hate in your heart. And it's really important to understand that this all of it requires knowledge. Because how can you tell people to do what is good if you don't know what is good? And how can you stop people from doing what is haram? If you don't know what is haram?

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And of course all of us know something from it some things, all of us know some things. But the more you know about Islam, the more you will

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Be able to make this change, you will be from the most beneficial of the people for the people. What law if a person were to follow this, and that advice is to myself unto you, if a person was to follow this, just one person could change your whole community. Just one person could change your whole message it

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if just one person practiced it, so how about if many people practice it?

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There would be no evil that happens except somebody would be trying to change it some way or another. And that will bring about good for the whole society. And it will bring about good for the whole woman and it will bring about a situation where you will be Cairo on the best of all of the nations aku matters marone was still federal law. Hello, Avi. Malley. Welcome. Well, he said you muslimeen I'm including them in Philadelphia who have come in who will have for Brahim.

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Alhamdulillah he will build alameen wa Salatu was salam o Ll mburu, Sierra murten, Lil amin, Nabina, Muhammad, wa ala Lee, he was a heavy edge marine.

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My brothers in Islam, when we are telling people to do what's right, and stopping people from doing what's wrong. We need to bear in mind the two conditions for our deeds to be accepted. That is that they have to be sincerely for Allah. And they have to be done the way that the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam showed us how to do

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so there is no point in telling people or stopping people from doing wrong if your intention is to be above them. You want to show how you want to show that you're better than them.

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Or you want the people to look at you and say Masha Allah. He is a person who is commanding good and forbidding evil, she is a person who is doing this. It has to be for Allah. And when it's for Allah, you really care about the person you're talking to. You're not talking to them because you are so high and they are so low, but you're talking to them as a person who is sincere, sincere for Allah and sincere towards your brother and your sister in Islam. You won't good for them.

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My brothers in Islam if we don't

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do this, then there is a hadith and the Hadith is the hadith of her day for the Heidi vizhinjam Mary Timothy. And he tells us of a severe warning

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that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said when leadin fcbd letter morondava maroof while attending her own and in long come out with you she can no love who any other artha la come a car that mean, some today Runa who Fela eustacia bola comb.

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The prophets I seldom said by the one whose hand my soul is in you will come and what is good, and you will stop people from doing what is wrong. Or Allah will be about to send a punishment against you.

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Meaning it will not be long before Allah sends a punishment against you, then you will make dua and Allah will not answer your dua.

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That is the punishment. If we don't start telling people to do what's good, and stopping people from doing what's wrong, then Allah will send a punishment. And then you will make two and you will make two and you will make dua and Allah will not answer your job.

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So each person according to their ability,

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even if you just start with the closest people around you, but I want to conclude this hotbar with an important point that maybe people might have missed.

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And that is that calling the people to Allah

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and telling people about Islam

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and inviting people to become Muslim is one of the greatest examples of commanding what is good and forbidding what is evil because there is no good greater than worshipping Allah alone. And there is no evil worse than making a partner with Allah. So the greatest

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Good You can command is to command people to worship Allah alone. And the greatest evil you can stop people from is the evil of making a partner with Allah. My brothers in Islam every day we pass by 10s and 10s and 10s of non Muslims, even if people are living in a Muslim country,

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there are non Muslims who pass by you, you interact with them at work, they come to your businesses, maybe you work for them, and so on.

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One of the most important examples of commanding what is good and stopping what is wrong, is to tell people about Islam. And to stop people from making a partner with Allah, we don't have the ability to force them, Allah has not given us in this situation that we are in today in England, Allah has not given us power to force them or threaten them.

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But we can tell them about Islam, we can change this munkar with our tongue, we can change this Moncure with the pen, we can tell people about Islam. If you can't tell them about Islam, introduce them to someone who can tell them about Islam. I know many of us, we try to invite people to Islam through our good actions. And that's good. But we also have to tell them, because it's not enough just to be kind to someone and that's enough. You have to be kind to them. And you have to show them that this kindness comes from Islam

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and introduce them to Islam and invite them to Islam. And if you can't, then find somebody who can

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ask as a Masjid as a community come together to give them maybe a leaflet, something, a website, a video, something that will encourage them to become Muslim, talk to them about their religion. Talk to them about Islam. Tell them why worshipping Allah is the most important of all of the good things. And making a partner with Allah is the worst of all of the bad things. And if you can convey that message to the people around you, then you will see an even bigger change. You will see the people entering into Islam by our laws, permission in crowds, and the people changing the state of this community and this nation, through people coming into Islam and being sincere to Allah azza wa

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jal in it.

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So it's very important that we bear in mind, the comprehensive nature of calling people to do good and stopping people from doing wrong.

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We try to implement that for ourselves, for our families, for the people around us, and we realize that included in this is to try to share the message of Islam with the non Muslims that we interact with in our daily life.

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