Coronavirus A Message To All Shopkeepers

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Zahir Mahmood

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Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim wa salatu salam ala rasulillah. Brothers and sisters, I have a really important message. One is to the shopkeepers. And one is to us.

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You know, in times of difficulty, you always have the vulnerable. And then you have unfortunately those who will exploit that vulnerability. Today within our community, we find shopkeepers, hiking, and fleeting, the prices where many people in this crisis are showing their humanity showing the Islam, we have a group of people who want to make the killing to exploit individually. And this is amazing. Because Indonesia, which is the largest populated Muslim country in the world, how did Islam reach that? Islam reached there, because of the trade and the mannerisms of businessmen who went over there, and they saw their clock and they saw their mannerism, they saw how ethical these

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people were, and these people embraced Islam. And so panela Today we see people who want to make a killing. So I want to say something to the shopkeepers fear Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah, you may make many notes, but Allah will remove the Baraka possibly from that money, and you may have less, but you've shown your clock, you've shown your manners, and Allah will put Baraka and I want to say to our consumers and our community,

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stop shopping there and also report them

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because if they are ready to exploit our community, or anybody, then in difficult times, then these people this is our honorable marajuana Santa Monica among demography enjoining good. If you don't care about the community, we don't care about you report them,

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report them, because people are going through great difficulty. This is the last thing that they need on their mind that they have to pay double money to buy something.

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You know, in the time of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he did a video of his companions, one of his companions went in, he opened a shop in the hinkson shop. And one day a Christian came into his shop and he wanted to buy some barley. And the Sahaba said to him, you know, I have enough to feed my children today. But across the road,

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across the road, they I see there's a shop of a Christian. And I've seen that nobody has come to his shop all day. So go and buy it from him. So this Christian goes in, he goes to the shop of the Christian and he buys from the shop of the Christian. And then he comes back to the Muslim. And as a hobby asked him, did you find what you were looking for to know I found what I was looking for. But I wanted something else. So what do you want? Is it I want this game that you have? I want this Islam that you have, and it's a hobby. So these are things that you don't hate and pick your time Think about it. It's a no, it's in my heart based witness that if this is the character of a male

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Companion of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, then what must have been the character of the Messenger of Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah Himself, what must have been his character? So brothers and sisters, I know this message may be harsh, but this is where we show our community. This is where we show that you know, we are sick and tired of people within our community who don't give a damn about anything.

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Who will exploit irrespective whose Islam never, ever shines. So please brothers, my first request is to the shop owners.

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You know, don't inflate your prices. And secondly, to our brothers and sisters who are shopping this stop shopping there. Go through a bit of hardship. Take away your business, give it to somebody else who's ethical. You may have to go a mile or two miles further, but one line here you will be investing for the future of your community Baraka Luffy commsec mala haven salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah.