The Importance Of Sincerity Ustadh

Yahya Ibrahim


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AI: Summary © The importance of overestimating oneself and not denying oneself is a fundamental part of a Christian belief. It is crucial to learn to be true to oneself and not just be perfect. The importance of sharing one's mercy and not denying one's obligations is also emphasized. The history of Islam and its importance in modern times is also discussed, including the use of language and money in religion, the importance of showing faith and avoiding false accusations, and the importance of showing sincerity and faith in oneself to achieve success in life. The importance of forgiveness and responsibility is also emphasized.
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Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.

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In Alhamdulilah, who wanna sign on a structure upon our relaxing Cerulean? fusina wanna see you as a man Elena?

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Maria de la hora de la la

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la la ilaha illAllah Muhammad Abdullah he was a solo. solo la hottie. Early he was so happy he was suddenly Yeah, yo holla Deena am an otaku la Hakata he will level and to Muslim Moon. Yeah, Johan NASA. Takara, Bakula? holla Coco Nina.

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jaha. What does that mean? humare. Jalan Cathy Rahmani de la la de de la una de Waal or harm in aloha Karna la Kumara Kiba. Yeah, you are Latina am an otaku la que la Colin de de de

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Amala como la quinta Nova Kumamoto, la hora Sula, Who

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Am I bad?

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Surely and forever We begin with the praise of Allah we send our greetings peace and salutations and prayers upon the messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we testify with firmness and conviction that none is worthy of worship of Allah and that the Prophet Mohammed Sai Solomon's is worshiping slave and final messenger.

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We ask Allah subhana wa Taala, in beginning to make our session a session of mercy and Rama, and that we apply and put into practice that which we come to learn, and that we remind ourself, and others who may not be present with us, of our nearness to Allah subhanho wa Taala. And now we're nearing this of returning to him. And one of the aims of discussing a test skia

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which is an equal part of tassia, purification, and cleansing, and re igniting an individual's nearness to Allah subhanho wa Taala. And having that spiritual awakening is an important process that is ever a part of a true believer.

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And therefore, you will find some of the greatest Eman some of the greatest scholars of faith, who were also known for their application and the practice of the teachings that they taught unto people were the most continuous and constant in reminding themselves in their writings. And reminding the audiences that would sit before them, of their nearness to Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, and the necessity of being sincere in each and everything that they perform.

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And we will talk a little bit in chat law about the the concept of loss as it relates to an awakening within oneself. What we must establish initially is my dear brother, my dear sister in Islam,

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is that for a person to have this loss, it is not an outcome. It's not something you attain. It's not something that you say, well, I've developed a colossal I stop. Rather, in a loss, there is the pursuit that you continue to draw closer and closer to Allah, in your belief and in your worship and in your sincerity, with the aim of remaining steadfast and upon is the karma, until you return to Allah Subhana Allah to Allah in that capacity.

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There isn't a final target of this loss. Do you? Do you know what I mean? there? It's not something where you say, well, I've attained this measure Alhamdulillah each and every one of us must Excel within himself and compete within himself, within his brother and within his brothers and sisters, within his household within his children within a structure of life, to ever draw nearer and closer and purify himself, greater and greater before Allah, how do we learn this? Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us in the Quran, when led to sacu and full circle,

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do not self praise yourself, do not claim purity for yourself. Whoa, where it is only Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, who knows it's real extend Allah will be many Taka. It is only Allah who knows the true piety of you as an individual. And at times as human beings, one of the greatest errors we fall into is over estimation.

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You overestimate yourself, I do it. You do it.

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You think yourself as a good father 100 like you're a good father, but you could be a better father. The perspective you have, is clouded because it's in relation to you.

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You think you're avid, I worship Allah Enough.

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Enough in comparison to whom or to what?

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You look at yourself and you are content with what you have or where you have attained and you overestimate yourself before Allah and therefore the prophets I seldom hinders you from this, the sooner of the prophets I sell them called you to abstain from this to be distinct from this and all of the mechanisms and the modality of the sin of the prophets I send them leads you away from this thought pattern. So you hear the Prophet say in the authentic hadith of an Imam Muslim

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no individual will earn Gen net or intergender or gain admission to Gen metal for those to the eternal paradise, the eternal garden of reward as a as a recumbents or as a basis of the righteous deeds as a result of your Iman. Aki Aki you will never stand before Allah and be able to say

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I've done my solar

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yeah Allah I've done my fasting. Yeah, a lot. I've done the Hajj handler everyone calls me Haji.

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I fasted holla has a lot where's my agenda? You know, which which door Should I go in from now will lie.

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This it's reality. See, we overestimate ourselves at times we we feel that because we attend a class or you know, we've come to the masjid or we've donated something or we're charitable, or you know what I'm doing the best I can brother that we look at ourselves as being deserving.

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But we forget all of the near I'm mad that Allah subhanaw taala has given us that you are showing gratitude for rather than honoring yourself.

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And therefore the Prophet says none of us shall enter Jannah because of their deeds, they asked him salon, sell him when and not even knew or messenger of Allah have earned admission to paradise because of your worship of Allah. The Prophet says well, and I'm not even I Illa I will only gain admission. And yet Samatha Nila, after a lot envelops me in his mercy, some of the law he will send them the mercy of Allah

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you'll gain that place that meal off that inheritance, that position in general because of Allah's mercy, not because you've deserved it earned it.

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So we seek to draw near to Allah to gain his mercy.

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And there is nothing that you will perform in your life that is of any worth to a loss upon and went to Allah. Except that that which is purely and solely for him a lot is very.

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The prophets lie Selim describes him as being jealous upon with Allah, the prophet what the prophet SAW Selim tells us, that Allah Subhana, Allah does not want anything where anyone is sharing it with him.

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He has,

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he has honors of Hana with Allah, that Allah subhanaw taala will not accept anything that you've shared with him.

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You can't give something that is only for Allah and give a part of it to someone else. You can't stand up in prayer and you say Allahu Akbar, and you start your prayer. And you notice someone looking at you. So you make your prayer just a little bit better.

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You read a little bit longer in your sutra, although every other prayer you lead yourself with, it's called a hula hoop.

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Someone asked you to lead him he's a Miskin. A poor man. A creative being. You stand before a law you go to visit someone's house. And someone says, I think you lead us in prayer, all of a sudden it's a law

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Alhamdulillah Europe

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and you're soft and you're slow when your touch weed is correct. And every other time when you're at home, when there's no miskeen no poor poverty stricken person standing and observing you.

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Ria Shem filosofi

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so what you are praying to Allah subhanaw taala at times you counted as being rewarded, and Allah throws it back in your face. This is the word of the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. How many people yeah, so boonah and now my eyelash shade. They think they are doing well.

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But they are unsuccessful.

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In their attainment of a reward from Allah,

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I want to share with you a story.

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In the month of November, just this last year, just a few months ago hamdulillah I was in the city of Mumbai, I was attending the peace television conference of Dr. Zakir Naik.

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And invited as one of the honored dignitaries was one of the people that I love listening to they're clearly a very citation of the whole an because it has a humbling effect of Dr. Salah al Buddha, the Imam of the Prophet mentioned in Madina munawwara. Now, if you know of Dr. Saleh, or if you've seen him or watched him on TV or the internet, go to YouTube, you know, Google him, what you will immediately know from listening to different sections of the Koran is that he has an ease of weeping. He's very quick and very harsh, are very all stricken when he recites the Hold on. And in fact, when he delivers sermons from the message of the Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu sallam.

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And I really had a question that has been in my heart for many, many

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years that I've wanted to ask someone of that caliber and someone in that position. And every time I'd meet one of the Imams of the Harlem or somewhere I'd always shy away and never build up the courage because I'm always fearful that they will miss understand my question.

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And finally, over breakfast, I turned to sola chef, I have a question. And all the other brothers, you know, what? Amala? Yes, of course, you know, they were there. They're like, Yeah, he's gonna ask it, you know? Yeah, I'm monitoring should ask is just as just as everyone wants to know.

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I said, Okay, I'm gonna ask.

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And he said, and I'm sitting right in front of him right across the table. I said, Yes. I have a question called anomala. Honey. Allah has provided you a great Nana,

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with fat to her Lake, and has bestowed a great honor upon you.

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And talk before Allah minbari Rasulullah you stand on the member of the prophets, I send them you know, the actual spot. When the Prophet stood on the actual member, the actual place that the Prophet stood, to talk to the owner, and to give the lessons that we learn in the Hadith, you stand where he stood.

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And you lead the prayer from where he led. And he's buried meters from where you talk.

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How do you do it?

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Well, that was my quote, how do you do it?

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Jani? How do you build the last the courage to stand there

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and speak and lead

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and know that the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam stood there and lead there and that your meters from his resting place sala lavon he was in them.

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And the chef he put his head down.

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And he said just one sentence.

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He didn't give a provide an long statement. But we're lucky that one sentence has that Baraka and that touch of the Sunnah of the Prophet Mohammed sky's the limit. He said you have a liquid Lima calm, for every place you attain for every level. For every place you find yourself speaking or leading from.

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There is strength that is sent to you from Allah

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Subhana Allah think of this. This is actually my main discussion with you today about the class.

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What are who we are? And if I was not to stand in that place, and to say to people, no, no, I'm not fitting that is real. That would be showing off that would be me trying to say, Oh, no, you know, I don't know if I have the courage and the ability to stand there. Rather, it becomes a duty upon the believer

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that when he is challenged in his pursuit, and is worship of Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, to be steadfast and to seek help from Allah.

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And that's the truth.

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What he was teaching me at that moment, and everyone sitting there was

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there every time you find yourself weakening, and you know that you're not fighting for something and you know that it's not your level and you know, that there's people that are more competent and more blessed and more knowledgeable and more inspiring and greater in their a body of law and have greater loss than you. That should never deter you and hold you back and stumble you from trying to attain that level of this loss of doing something good to lead others.

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Writing My dear brother, my dear sister, Islam is in that you find yourself feeling awkward and that you hold yourself back from doing something because someone will see you or someone will comment on it. Sincerity is that belief that you have in your heart It is a man.

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Look at how the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam talks about Islam.

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He says he was in the famous Hadith it's found in the 40 hadith of Mammon Naui. At Dino naziha. Deen our faith our religion is based upon nasi ha, you will think naziha means advice. It's sometimes wrongly translated as sincere advice. And then the Prophet says Lila

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sincere nasi has to Allah to His Messenger, to the Imam and to the am Martinez to the layman. The general population What does not see I mean, you know, when you counsel someone, it's intended that you are sincere with them, you pull someone aside and you give them nothing. It means you explain to them the sincerity you have in seeking their reformation. So Allah says about October Yeah, are you I live in Amman to in a lie he told Bethany. No so ha, sincere repentance.

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Look at how the Prophet structures advising someone as using a same word to mean sincerity and purity of purpose.

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The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he is commanded by Allah to inform us as is in the whole iron. One only rule they have not been ordered to do anything in terms of worship in law except, yeah, Buddha law to worship Allah. In what capacity more or less in Aleppo Deen in a sincere manner. Whoa Natha the word Coronavirus implies the same thing of sincerity purity Hanif only to Allah Subhana Allah to Allah.

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Look at the command of Allah to the Prophet insalata. Zoomer. Paul say to them Oh, Mohammed II O'Meara to an Abu de la mukhlis en la casa de se to them I've been ordered to obey Allah and to worship Allah. with sincerity of my Dean my way of life to Him will mirror to and I've been commanded Salatu was Salam Li akuna our al al muslimeen. To be the first of those who are Muslims submit themselves to the will of Allah

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will in a half will

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say to them, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, I am fearful

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that if I do not worship Allah with sincerity either when Allah

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and Allah mentioned the sincerity of the prophet in matters of worship twice in that same section in Surah, Zuma,

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it is a reminder to you and I, that all of us have that capacity of doing acts that are only for Allah, and mistakenly, we erode our reward by giving it to others.

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So let's establish some rules some principles to govern our life and govern our data.

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First, you must recognize my dear brother and sister will * Akuma law

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that anything that you do in terms of worship must meet two requirements that it is sincere for Allah is lost to Allah and that is in agreement to the Sunnah of the messenger Mohammed lies in them. You can feel this whole mess

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with acts of worship that are not in conformity to the sin of the Prophet sighs lm and Allah were rejected back to you, man Amina, I'm an Elisa la luna for hawara. As a Muslim, the one who does a deed that has not been given our command and approval and sanction on it. It is rejected to him

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and that it is sincere to Allah.

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you demonstrate your

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belief in a loss through your toe heed of Allah azza wa jal.

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And this same concept is not new to the face of Islam. Look at the marvelous ayat in Surah Taha

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a summary

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a lot of comments about what how he beguiled and fooled Benny Israel in Moosa came to Allah subhanho wa Taala hurriedly and Allah says to him yeah Musa man agenda and tomika Musa Moses Why have you left your people behind? The new hasten to me? Allah RG to la cara Bella tadoba I've come quickly because I'm seeking your pleasure, Oh Allah. And Moosa left behind Benny Israel and he climbed up the mountain of tour, and he says to his brother Harun, halluf nifi, call me you

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You look after our people I'm just going to go quickly ahead of you. And Allah says to him in a coma we have made a fitna with your people. What are the levels cemetery and assembly misguided them? a cemetery made a bid on you know what a cemetery did? He told the people have been Israeli look moose has gone up. We don't know where he is. And we need to worship You can't just wait day in day out moose had gone for 40 days. We need something to worship and this goal that you have been given as a booty and as a war victory. reward for you give it to me. I'm going to make the shape of a cow.

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And we can worship it.

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Why a cow? You know why is there so little tell Buster? Why your cows so significant to the Israelites.

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As a process of atonement, and as a process of Toba? For Benny is raw in their only way of Toba was to slaughter an animal

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to make it Oban if someone made a mistake. And he wanted to repent. He couldn't just say Oh ALLAH forgive me, he would have to make a sacrifice that was equal in amount to his sin. A big sin required a large animal a small sin required a small animal, and they would slaughter it on an altar and leave it and hope that the fire would descend from the sky to consume it. And that would be assigned to them that a lot accepted their repentance. This is very similar to the very initial days of the children of Adam,

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Cain and Abel. Why did one kill the other

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two cobalamin a hajima? Well, Amita Koppelman and are both of them made a sacrifice and they put it in the fire descended from the sky, ate one of the brothers put a ban one of the brothers slaughter and left the other one on touched. So he got jealous. Allah loves you more kills his brother. That was the first murder. From then on, Benny isn't able to atone for large mistakes, they would slaughter something. So a summary said, Look, we're in the middle of the desert.

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We can't just keep killing cows. So we're gonna do something different. We'll just make a cow.

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I'm gonna make you a cow. Lucha it'll have its horns, it'll look like a real cow. And it's not just an ordinary cow. It's a cow made of gold.

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And I'll design it so that when the wind blows, it'll come through it and it will make the sound of a cow it'll move. Look at the beta

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Musa comes to him and he says, Yes, sir Mary, what have you done? Why did you do this?

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A summary says, I took me acid real soon. I saw the angel gibreel on the on the horse that he had descended from heaven with and his whole printhead touched this place. So I took some of the Barranca united some of its dirt. And I put it and I mixed it with this gold. And therefore I told the people look this is from us a little soon for now as to how we can ellika Well, oddly enough, see, and I thought this was a good idea.

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Moosa says what you've done is Bala is misguidance Moosa burned it brought melted it all down and throw it in the ocean didn't even recover the wealth that had been initially made as Baraka for these people.

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Something that is not with the true sanction of the Prophet of Allah is rejected even if your intent is good. Even if you come and say look, I took some of the Baraka of the angel or I touched my liquor beads to the Kava brother comes to me goes really I have super liquor beads for you.

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I said no ordinary ones. He goes no these ones are super. I said, What does that mean brother? He goes well, you know, I went to Hajj and this one I touched the cowboy with it. And I want you to have it I said just like last area

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but what difference does it make if you touch the cowboy or not? He goes no rather that's that makes it you know, super thicker. If you do the color on this, it's not like other other beads. So well actually Neff see the the meanderings of the mind that doesn't have the sanction of a law, even if you are sincere is

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learn this lesson learn these lessons from the Koran. It's not just the sin of the prophets, I seldom that you find statements about Buddha and, and and refute a refutation of it you find it in the words of Allah and the actions of the nations that came before us.

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You also find the sincerity of purpose

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In that same school and in the same life of Moosa, you find the magician's

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one minute they have thrown their ously ICU home wahiba home, they thrown their there's their ropes and their twigs and their branches on the ground for he attesa and they were moving about as if they were live things. And the law says that oh just as he moves us effectively enough so he moves or moves or when he saw all the 1000s of magician throwing down their sticks and their and their robes and then they came to life before him, moves that the Prophet of Allah got scared VFC inside

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Quran Allah Hafiz Musa Don't be scared yeah Moosa alchi mafia MiniK. Throw down the staff in your right hand for inner ear tell Kakuma Sana and it chewed up and ate up everything that they had thrown. What did the Sahara do? They immediately turned from the worship of fear down and the worship of the false deities. In one second, they don't know anything. They don't even know the name of Allah. Khan to

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build up the Haruna Musa, we believe in the God of Moses and our own,

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prostrate to Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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For our own seeing this because he was awestruck as well. He says, a mental level problem.

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Did you believe in Him before I asked you to do it, meaning that at that moment that I own was also taken that he could see the truth had been shown. But his arrogance overwhelmed the sincerity of the magicians, that it has lost that they had even with limited knowledge, Shawn through.

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You don't have to know much about Islam to be a sincere and pious individual. Bilal Allahu anhu. All he knew was Uh huh. Do

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you have the amount of the land? Do you have the sincerity of our law

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belonged in the early days of Islam. Few people had entered into Islam below didn't have time to go sit with the message. He was a slave. All he would hear were little words whispers that would be said to him as he's walking around fulfilling the duties of his master Oh, my year. He's here. You know, the messenger said, I had a lot as one ad.

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And they put him in the scorching desert. All he would say is

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he's one. He's one. He's one.

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Sincerity his faith was compounded and, and built upon sincerity, not on vastness of knowledge.

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Baba Casa de here's a few yards from the prophets I seldom, he exits from the house of Khadija and the prophet and go straight out into the streets of Mecca and into its hills comes back with Earth man if you affirm the rough man in the house.

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Sadly, Abby was

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the greatest of people who later the Prophet would say unterman Alexander, you are from the 10 who will have a place in general. He hears few statements from the prophets I send them that leads him to be able to leave the hearts of others because of his sincerity to Allah as the origin.

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Let's look at our life and look at look at where we are. Let us see what Mark we have in this life.

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Okay, okay, be sincere with Allah subhanaw taala. Look in your heart. Ask yourself your questions in your heart.

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Is your God sincere to Allah? Are you harder with a law? Are you present with a law when you are fulfilling your father?

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Do you seek the praise of others? Do you anticipate it and wait for it? Do you feel slighted saddened? If someone doesn't praise you?

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Does it hurt you that you're not recognized?

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Do you hide acts of worship from others, even your wife, even your husband, even your children? And you make it just personal between you and Allah subhana wa tada?

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What do you do at times of your freedom and seclusion from others? When you're alone?

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What are your eyes do? What are your hands do? What is your tongue do?

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How quick Are you in the remembrance of Allah? Is your tongue wet or dry?

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Is it wet rot will be the karela wet with the remembrance of Allah or is it bone dry?

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How often do you say Allahumma salli ala Muhammad Ali Muhammad? How often do you remember that Prophet of Allah? See all of those things increase your loss, because you have to train yourself to be miraculous. It's not something else. Imagine and believe

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sincerity and righteous deeds. It's not something that you just wish for, and has an apostle he would say, lace and a man will determine me. Well abita Holly Eman is not based on whimsical dreams or things that you seek to attain or desire. It's not bitter many oh I wish

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and Amanda Walker often called in is what takes root in your heart and your deeds, show it in practice.

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What's in your heart?

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What do you love? Who do you love? How much do you love them? Do you love Mohammed's I sell them more than your son.

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You have a son you have a daughter you have a wife is Mohammed. I sell them in your heart, more love to you than them.

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Do you love Mohammed more than your father more than your mother?

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If so, how often do you think of him? How often do you remember him? How often do you make the Salah upon him? Don't you notice that your saw that is incomplete your Salah to Allah is rejected if you do not mix all that up on the messenger Mohammed so I salute

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you saw that is balton if you don't say Allahumma salli Allah Muhammad Ali Mohammed came so late Allah Ibrahim Ali Ibrahim.

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Sincerity is developed through that attachment and love. How do we develop our sincerity towards the law we'll just mention three important points. One is a bad in secret

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to hedge

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sadhaka charitable illness, smiling,

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forgiving someone who has dishonored You humiliated you.

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And now you're capable of extracting it from them. And between you and them you say Don't worry about it. I have no malice in my heart. Allah forgive you when I forgiving others.

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Removing things from the path of other people you don't know who's gonna come down this road. You see a cup that's broken glass on the street, you sweep it away. You pick it up with your hands and put it in the bin and you have no idea who's coming down the road who you have saved from that harm is lost. It's only for Allah subhana wa Tada.

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See, sincerity that you have in your heart is only measured by whom Allah you can't fake it with a lot. You can fake it with me and me and you and other people around us. You can act you know you can dress a certain way you can speak a certain way you can be charitable in front of people, you can do things that people view of you. But what you have between yourself and the law, Allah knows.

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Yeah, Allah Mohan in Italian Allah knows the treachery of the eyes. You know, sometimes you're looking at some Allah mentioned to you in the Quran, and then you wink at someone, okay, go do this. A lot even knows the commands you give that you don't even speak

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when that is to do and he knows what is in the heart of men.

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Listen to the hadith of Abu hurayrah or the Allahu anhu the Hadith of the Prophet SAW Selim, there is a Muslim, a woman to sorrow be human. Now, the first people who from the owner of the prophets I send them from those who believe in the prophets, I send them who the fire will be kindled and lit with

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fraudulent email Allah and then who acquired knowledge,

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who learned the sacred knowledge and was given an ability to teach it will carry on and memorize the form

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and allow you to bring them on the day of judgment in front of everyone and show him the net amount that he had. You were able to learn and you were given an ability to teach Matt Duffy how what did you do with it? And a man who will say you're up to allow him to learn no I learned to I learned and I talked what not to feel Khurana would recite the Quran for you for your pleasure. And Allah will cause the angels to say Kevin, you're a liar

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that I left and you call the enemy you learn so that people would praise you. Mashallah great Mufti. He is Maulana. He is the Imam

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you learn so that that praise would come to you.

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Key and it was sent to you that's your reward. What more do you want? It wasn't for Allah.

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It was for others.

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For only Robbie, it'd be ordered that he be thrown out that what he was talking about all three of it now until he is cast down into the depth of the fire.

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as is narrated and fire al Buhari is walking in the streets of Mecca weeping crying number bhakra stops

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When he says what's what's wrong?

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And he says naffaa

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a hypocrite abubaker says Why?

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And Allah hi Evo, he was always known you as a good man. He says either jealous ninja bs en la hora, your Salah Maha Dasa na na na de Santa Ana Jenna, Canon urahara raha when I sit with the messenger, so I sell them and he's talking to us about a man and faith agenda and the fire. It's as if I can see paradise. It's as if I can see the hellfire. I'm in a state of consciousness of a law I'm pious.

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But when I go home when

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and I enjoy my time with my family, well, I will add, I forget.

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That makes me a hypocrite doesn't it? So Abu Bakar begins to cry.

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And he says nafa

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on the same and they both Astra Illinois they run towards the Prophet Tyson. And they said before they say jasola naffaa hamdallah naffaa Baba Why? And they recounted him what we just mentioned, and the prophets I send them smiles at them and he says satin was

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one hour of being in tune and completely

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in the state of spiritual awareness of a law and another time where you are not it's a part of your nature, when it's mentum and if you were to stay in that way as you are when you sit with me, less of that common melodica you would see the angels and they would shake your hands with a salon samalla Hollywood seldom Don't be surprised with this. Allah mentions about money and who isn't a prophet who isn't a messenger She is the mother of Isa Ali Salaam is carletti Mela Equatoria Maria the angels would speak to her in the law has tofurkey Allah has purified you and chose you and so on money and whenever zecharia would enter her room, what you're dying to have is called and now lucky

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Heather who brought you this risk, who am in in Illa because of her awareness and nearness to Allah, Kevin will let me know originally Kathy and William Yak moolman and Lisa Isla Alba. Many men have attained completion in their condition with Allah, but only four women have attained this. Maria magnetar. Emraan is one of them.

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The angels would converse with her and would speak with her

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sincerity, fear of yourself will buck and others aroma of man I Li always would follow themselves would follow their hearts. When you open any of the books of Hadith you will find that the scholars of Hadith the people of add as soon as they are always have the habit of making the first chapter in any book, the chapter of

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his loss, sincerity. Look at real the sleight of hand look at mahadi look at the other books. It is always a chapter of the chapters of Eman sincerity of worship to Allah.

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being sincere to Allah subhana wa and to Allah is a matter of life and death, spiritual life and death.

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what God is doing, what you will not be rewarded for. What goes in is doing in building what is given to one who is insignificant, and not to the master who is a necessity and in need of you repenting to him wanting you repenting to him, seeking you to repent to him, seeking you to worship Him not because it honors him or elevates Allah. But because it honors you and elevates you before Allah subhana wa Tada.

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I want to conclude with a statement of the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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He tells us in the authentic hadith

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about three individuals

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who, as they were walking from Benny Israel in from the Israelites before the time of the Prophet, so I said

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that the rain began to fall upon them and they hid in a cave and a landslide covered the opening of the cave. And each of the three they said, Look, we're gonna die in here unless we turn to Allah with sincere do I to Allah mentioning the act of worship, that we were most sincere to Allah in so that Allah will open for us a road out of this cave.

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So the first of them he says, Allah hometel be in Nikita Allah, Allah, my Lord, you know, and nearly everyone that my parents are still living

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and that I would not give any food or drink to anyone in my home, except after they have had their field.

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And one day I was determined and I was held out in the garden and in the pursuit of their food that I came late and they had already fallen asleep

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and oh,

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You know, and I did this for you not for them all along, you know, because of my fear and love and hope in you that I stood waiting for them until they woke up and refuse to give any food or drink to my wife and children. Even though they crawled around me, his children were crawling around his feet, begging for that drink that milk and that food.

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And I refuse to give it to any of my family until I had given it to my father and mother first. Oh Allah, if you know I have done this sincerely in faith in you, allow us a way out of this place and a lot opens a small path. The second man,

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he says, Oh Allah, you know, I had a cousin

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who I loved.

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I didn't want to marry her. But I wanted to be intimate with her. And every time I forced myself upon her, she rejected me.

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Now we're talking about sincerity, right? We're not talking about

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this man is beginning by saying, Oh Allah. This is my greatest act of worship that he's putting before Allah. He says that my cousin, I coveted her. I wanted her, I would force myself upon her, but she would reject me. Until one day, she had a need that none could fulfill except me. So she came to me and asked me for that money. And I told her, I'll only give it to you if you give yourself over to me.

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For either anabaena fluffy hair, and as I sat between her legs, as I'm about to commit sin,

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she said to me, a lot of work, you shut the doors, said yes. Now you're on inland kawaki. Nobody's going to see us but the stars.

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So you said to me, a Nemo, kill kibble ha, who put the stars in their place.

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For coming down, I stood up and left her.

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And I gave her the money, and I told her get dressed leave.

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Or law, if that was an act that I did sincerely out of fear out of love and out of hope for you if that was an act of piety, if you recognize that that scene I was going to commit and I held myself back from it, even though I covered it her no one that I loved on the world more than her, if I removed myself from that scene. And I was generous to her there. After all life, I did this sincerely for you allow us a path out and allow me a little bit greater opening. And the third man, he says, Oh Allah, you know, that I had a servant of mine who was working for me. And I was to pay him his wage. But something caused him to leave before I could pay him. So I invested that goat in

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that sheep that he had left as a wage with me to the point that they grew into large flocks. And years later, he came to see me. And he says, Remember, you owe me a wage? And I said, Yes. And he said, Where are my sheep? I said, Everything you see before you, all of these flocks is from that investment you had left.

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And the man said, at a static will be? Are you mocking me?

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You owe me two sheep.

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What do you mean, this whole valley full of these sheep of the men says no, this is from your, from what you left. I heard them. I nurtured them. They produced offspring, I continue to grow them until it's what you have in front of you. He said, I'm going to take them all. He said take them all. Or law if I gave him that, and I fulfilled my trusting Him. And that was sincerely for you. Oh Allah allow us a safe way out. And they were allowed to escape.

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In each of these three things you marvel

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at the love you have for your parents, and the kindness you do to others. It's not so his parents will say you're a good son. His aim was never, you've done well.

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Thank you, my son, you've bought us this or you've spent on us or you've taken care of us that it was because he did it for a law. How many times are we generous to our families, just so that we can look you know, I'm the bait. I'm the best son. You know, I bought them this, or I've looked after their needs. I do it more than you do. How many times two children bicker with one another in who's gonna care for whose parents who's gonna look after whose needs How much did you pay last week? Well, no, I paid a little more this week. So you should continue and you should give a little bit more.

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Who does it for Allah.

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Who in the midst of sin remembers a lot and can collect themselves.

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The man is in front of the woman he loves the most in life. She's there and he has nothing to stop him except his consciousness of Allah subhana wa tada and in the midst of your sin can be your greatest chance to prove your tequila to Allah subhana wa Tada. never write yourself off my dear brother, my dear sister and look at your negative deeds and say, well, I've strayed from Allah, I'm done this and this and this I took drugs or this person, you know, you know someone in your family who's taking the drink or taking the heroin or, you know, out there with the men and women never write someone off as having no chance to come back to Allah.

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The prophets I seldom would say a prostitute. Ah, Hera, de la te Jana, because of her treatment of a cat. She gave it food and drink and released it from its imprisonment. Allah forgave her scenes and gave her agenda.

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how honest Are you with your money? Can you imagine that someone leaves with you $10 that you invest? He comes back to you, you know, five years later that $10 or Yoda was $10. you invested they now became $10,000.

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Are you going to give him the $10,000?

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You are you that honest? Are you that you know that that's the sincerity that's demonstrated?

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That is the call to Allah that is the way of his messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Let us look at these a hadith and these verses in the Quran. And let us adjust our life to them. Let's you know restart our life. begin a new page with Allah. ask Allah for forgiveness of the past and begin with Allah with sincerity. When you begin your prayer, find Allah. When you do your fast find Allah when you do your zakat. Find a love when you're charitable, seek Allah look for Allah want Allah only Allah subhana wa Tada.

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Finally, the final dose of the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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He was ever blessed with eloquence in his worship of Allah and in his way of praising Allah subhanho wa Taala and in his way of requesting from Allah, Baraka and Yama

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and we seek the the same that the Prophet would ask Allah Subhana Allah to Allah for and the Prophet was ever mindful to teach this oma by saying Yeah, mu sub beetaloo sub bit conviviality in IC O Allah, Who keeps the heart steadfast make my heart steadfast upon this faith. The intended meaning of this hadith is sincerity in our heart for Allah is that our heart and our actions are one our sincerity to Allah and the deeds we perform with our body are one We ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to give us sincerity and purpose, to forgive our errors and our the lat and our mistakes in our days and in our nights, and to make us from those who seek His forgiveness and who attained His praise

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Subhana Allah in this worldly life and in the alpha, ask Allah subhana wa Taala to shelter us and protect us and forgive us our sins, and to make us from those who are successful in this dunya and in the onset of a lot of Medina haka, haka. lokomotiva Arenal Delta la valtonen Machina Allahumma salli wa sallim wa barik. ala Sayidina. Habib Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa early wasapi. He was seldom subhanak Allahumma van de casa de la ilaha illa and istockphoto cuarto de PUE Salaam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh

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Sorry, I missed that.

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Yes, all the four women who have attained completion and piety in their face to a lot money I'm not I'm not I'm Ron money. I'm the daughter of Emraan the mother of USA

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Khadija been to Hawaii let's Khadija the wife of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as the as the wife of Iran. Were 14 have been to Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam those are the four

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and the Hadith is in Buhari inshallah

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anything else from the brothers in Sharla?

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Yes, totally, I think

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in Sharla trying to seek a loss of Hannah with Allah in your seclusion in your you know, in your moments where you are private with law. Do that with your charitable ness do that with you're able to do that with your 200 do that with the acts of worship that you hide from the view of others. Nothing increases sincerity greater than that.

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That, that is the greatest thing that you can perform Yes brother.

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to a to increase your

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to, to include it with your charity and to include it with your a bother with your worship of a law that is in seclusion. So it all returns to doing things in worship only for Allah subhanaw taala in terms of your charitable Miss in terms of your solida, particularly the prayers of the night, and in terms of hiding things from others intentionally between you and Allah subhanho wa Taala alone, Jessica Lohan

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anything Yes, brother.

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If you're not sincere to them, don't advise.

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Yes, if you're sincere, you'll know what to say.

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It becomes very easy. Well, law, hey, if you have something that you want to say to someone, and you are sincere to a law, and to them, you have sincerity to them, you have love for them. You will know how to say it, when to say it, where to say it and why to say it. But if you're not sincere, you will say it in the wrong place at the wrong time for the wrong reason, in front of the wrong people.

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And that's how you know, and if you're sincere, it's accepted the person, it becomes very easy for the person to accept it. It's based on your sincerity. I had a brother once, you know, I was giving a talk in Toronto. This is when I lived in Toronto, you know, 1010 years ago now. And then there was a new Muslim, a person I've just given to her to a week or two ago. And the brother, you know, the new brother had, you know, roster dreads, you know, dreadlocks, you know.

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And he's only been Muslim for two weeks. A brother sitting at the back. You know, I was talking about I don't know what it was. And then the brother, brother have a question I said yesterday, and the brothers clean shaven.

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He goes, brother, is it haram to have dreadlocks?

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Jani? His question isn't for himself, because he will take him years to grow the dreadlocks right? Has nothing to do about it for himself. His intent is for that person.

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But is it for the betterment of that person?

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Or is it to put that person in the spotlight? So actually, that day I answered and I said, Okay, when you grow the dreadlocks you can come and ask.

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That was in. There's no need to to find, you know, to take Liberty with other people's feelings. There's no need to harm someone to send that and that's what we're talking about Allah subhanaw taala Matt, you know how in Italian, that treachery of the eye where you know someone or you went to someone you don't say this and you know, ask him this or do that. Allah knows what's in your heart. If you're sincere and hamdulillah if you're not it's punishable, and it's held accountable against you. And Allah subhanho wa Taala will expose you and on the Day of Judgment, that person will reclaim the right from you.

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So be very careful with your sincerity to Allah and with matters of advice and calling people to truth. Be very, very careful in your capacity and in your worship of Allah subhanho wa Taala because it is an act of worship that we perform

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Any other questions from the brothers inshallah?

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Yes, Uncle

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turbo to a loss of Hana data is a simple process. And in all of the monitor, you know, we were talking about Benny Israel in that they would have to slaughter an animal for every scene. For us, a loss of Hannah Montana, the owner of the Prophet Mohammed Salim has been made easy Jor el de Lita hora, the Earth is all of it is made the whole you can pray anywhere you can make with any water that's clean, and that's water. Things have been made easy for us. And one of those things is that attainment of salvation, through our direct repentance to Allah as the origin, a terrible word You bet it is compulsory from every milestone that you identify. So here you have a cabiria whether

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small or large, how do you do it? I'll ecla animasi a stop. So the first condition is a person stops. Even if it's that momentary stop where you say, God, I'm not going to do this anymore.

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Second, another Mohammed Ali ha, an unwavering Nedum regret, and the Prophet says in the Hadith

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Alabama Timothy that's authentic and nemoto. When Adam is the essence of tell, well,

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that regret is only measurable By whom? Allah subhana wa Tada. So it's only a love that can judge for you whether your Toba is accepted or not based on that sorrow and pain and sadness, and fear that you have in your heart as a result of that sin. You know whether your Toba is accepted by a lot or not. And the third thing is that you intend not to do it again. And if it is relating to the heart of someone, you've taken something from someone, you return it in the least in a way that would have the least negative impact upon you and your reputation.

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Anything else from the brothers inshallah

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Alhamdulillah Giacomo mafell once again, it is always a pleasure Alhamdulillah to visit my brothers here in the green lane, Majid May Allah subhanho wa Taala make your tasks easy and reward you for all that you do. It's always nice to come and see the brothers improving in their relationships and we ask Allah Subhana Allah to Allah to make this message MSG that is upon the student of the Prophet Mohammed Salim and is a beacon and is a call to others. To follow the way of the Prophet Mohammed Salim. We ask Allah subhana wa Taala to protect its leaders and its elders and its demands and to make them successful in all that they pursue in this worldly life and in the arsenal and to forgive

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them their shortcomings and to put in your heart Love for them. Allahumma amin Subhana Allah homovanillic A Chateau a la ilaha illa and a stockbroker to LA wa salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.