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Zaid Shakir

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Imam Zaid Shakir Delivered the Friday sermon at Masjid Al Abidin on July 10th 2015 – 23rd of Ramadan 1436.

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He is among the most respected and influential Islamic scholar in the West. And I must say that recently, he was ranked as one of America's most influential scholar in the west by the 500 most influential Muslims, edited by john in 2009.

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He works very closely with Sheikh Hamza Yusuf and many others, we appeal to our congregation to ensure law to support

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to meet donation features that can help them and assist them so that we are able to have a better society. There are many forms outside we ask you to take in many forms inshallah, I'm trying to make a commitment to help them. Secondly, also make this appeal again that we are here we are blessed and we are asking you to make a contribution as well to complete our construction of

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this facility. I will say I'm speaking on behalf of our community is opening for siteowner and anytime inshallah, we want to say that this is something that we look forward to hear with

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inshallah, after its completion inshallah and we are honored to be here today to listen to you Ah, Allah, Allah bless you and your family and your hard working team that is working so much diligently as follows through our congregation follows and we are honored to be a part of your team in promoting what you and your elders are promoting each

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of you

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really want to be let me show you and we'll see now women say he had di Marina

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de la womanhood live Ariana

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Mohammed Abu

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RT how

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year

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old lady.

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What

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is

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it that you're

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want to be you

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even

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more sharp or

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not?

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A lot

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of arrays due to a loss

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of phases due to a loss. This test will slam appraisers due to the law has blessed us with this beautiful edifice. What happened in the first job.

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And overall the law in this building is this building to reach completion. A lot of time in the community. Now mom bless and multiply the reward of anyone even the one who's contributed one cent towards the construction of this building.

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No longer longest is community to grow beyond the few buildings on this end,

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to consume the entire

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entire neighborhood or to encompass entire neighborhood and to be a source of good source of life, a source of learning. We're a community of building

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as we see this building going up

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We see the buildings that would have been church or residents becoming places of burning places of lessons of knowledge, places of frustration, and pm. And

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this is how this land has spread to the far corners of this earth

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is London that spread through violence as some say. And as some, even this guy will

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lead us to believe. Islam spread knowledge, Islam spread through

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the snow spread through hearts being touched by the message of the center.

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Our gray forbear even me

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is related to say, concerning the character of Houma Brown, Lena,

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Lena, that is,

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that

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that is

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that we were pleased with the division The old lady has made concerning us, we have knowledge and our enemies have wealth, as a wealth and passes away soon enough,

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knowledge has been buried treasure, that is the love that was far less than

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it was when the

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night and resize the tarawih prayers, and besides

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is reciting the core energy that is received from this teacher

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in Manhattan, so I'm

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away due

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to the unsafe

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an awesome

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time, an unbroken chain of knowledge

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through the centuries. This is what Islam is about.

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How people get

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from their Indian forebears, how did they get Islam from their Hindu forebears? How did they get from the people who brought to them

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but people brought Islam

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This is how to stem brothers and sisters, knowledge is the heart of the project. Teaching is at the heart of the project. And the profits

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are one on one time he described himself as another

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you one cleaner,

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I will sit as a teacher.

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I will say that the teacher to teach what so long while he was

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telling me that they can do an awful lot. I will say I will only set it to perfect good character to teach the perfection of good character and that comes to the Quranic model.

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What

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are v

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v? And that goes back to the court.

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Because if these are all D

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What is this? What is his character you're on an exalted standard of character. I shall

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call it Canada.

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His character was an embodiment of the court in

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his character was an embodiment of recorded

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he was described as walking

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solo.

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And this is what we should be we should be people of exalted character.

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We should be people embodying the character that's taught and encouraged by the warden.

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We should be people who reach out and our source of mercy to others because they are. So how does the world start?

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This?

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This is how they are and start what is repeated over and over in the Quran at the outset of every chapter except one story.

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And why does that say Why not?

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Because story told us about war

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and conflict. So it's not appropriate to open up.

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The force of mercy giving

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them

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this is our religion

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tells us about our profit. So we'll love it.

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That he was a rush, but he was a person to all the words.

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He described themselves

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as a gift

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and the gift of mercy,

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mercy for the world.

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A lot of times, he says he's merciful to the believers, a lot of times.

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And if

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this person

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is compassionate and merciful to the believers,

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this is our

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where is the mercy to the believers?

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To the believers, was the mercy to the believers,

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or be involved bombed the blockade? Not the political or military rules, the civilian people?

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The Civilian people? Where's the mercy for that?

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Or is the mercy of the so called Islamic State?

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What is the most?

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Well, even people convert to Islam? Not only are murdered in cold blood, and then the murderer is broadcast all over the world, to show how

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mercilessness

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is the fools who act in the name of Islam? And I know maybe someone out there, you've been visiting their websites. While I'm telling you.

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These are fools

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who appear at the end of time.

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For those who speak in public affairs, that falling behind people of wisdom

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who converted to Islam

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and broadcast the word.

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How do you think that

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this man was an aid worker, who has helped me with being a source of mercy to the Muslims in Syria, and he's kidnapped me so far as kidnapper to these murders.

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What is the word of the Prophet symbolized oh seven

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consult the prophet SAW the light of seven before you can shift

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and start your Google Search down the rabbit hole into hell.

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Who was giving mercy to the Muslims?

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When there was a man who's fighting in combat,

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who's fighting the Muslims in combat, not helping.

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He was helping the Muslim

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and he was he was fighting the Muslims. Right. And then the battle. He felt a prisoner to stand up

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and

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kill him. He said

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they

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say to them anyway

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and when they reformed the message

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And the Messenger of Allah He said,

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You kill this person on the battlefield who was fighting against the Muslim pastor. He said, the law,

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the law

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on money.

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He said

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he was only saying it to protect themselves.

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So a lot of it was set up

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by the

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Colorado, and he can be beating you killed him after he said,

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not

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not being merciful to the Muslims not

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dedicating his life to serving the Muslim, but someone who's fighting the Muslims.

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I wish I'm not taking this stuff until after this. In other words, I wish had not been Muslim who killed this person who said

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he didn't know he was fighting against

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ISIS.

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This is a religion of mercy, not religion of murder.

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Most

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people want to join

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you know, you're not going to see an American soldier in

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American soldier in Syria. You're not going to see an American soldier in Iraq. You're going to see another Muslim.

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You're going to see another Muslim.

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Are the mind convinced you know, Merson Americans?

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More Eastern Americans

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sign up and worse of Americans.

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And blow yourself up. And more Merson Americans.

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messenger said

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that he dedicated neither

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of us

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other than messaging me

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whoever murders an innocent soul it's as if they murdered all of humanity.

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all of humanity Why? Because they make the blood of everyone

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they make everyone on earth locker.

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Brothers bombed the Boston Marathon

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and really for who was killed an eight year old boy What did he do

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he's not even old enough to fight fight.

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A graduate student from China

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so

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innocent millions in the

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Western world who medical

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going to indiscriminately

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commenting on this first

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of all

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this lady from halfway around the world in China law

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This is not it's not my brothers and sisters

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is doing this for Ramadan is teaching us

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as

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most

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Russian

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shalom Allah

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the first of the month is loose.

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And the middle part is as forgiveness

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and this latter part is liberation from the hellfire.

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Russia is Russia, which

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was described as being extremely generous in Ramadan.

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Why is that?

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Even is too long.

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So

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now

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Red

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nasty

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Ramadan hidden

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hidden in your home.

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Ramadan

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was the most generous of all people. And the time he was especially generous was in Ramadan when they

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would come to him. And we do look for and with him. And when the angel Gabriel came

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to me

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he was more generous than the

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solo

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because they were

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talking about spending

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first

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and then you go through the tour

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Hello.

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Well

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before de comes in, you won't be able to spin and spin spin spin

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along with his pure heart and his sincerity to a lot when those messages

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spin are coming to them in Ramadan as

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well as

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Ramadan.

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So as we read the Ramadan is telling us mercy, mercy, mercy, not just opening 113 times for hunger, he is having an additional

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visit

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another time by the all of the verbs and derivatives of rock

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and roll

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your Hulu

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etc.

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This message is overwhelming

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and uplift us and inspire us to be immersive.

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And this is what we teach.

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This is what our religion teaches. This is why knowledge is important.

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Because knowledge

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this into us systematically.

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Knowledge.

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And all the students of knowledge here

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is called

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the holidays as customarily given as the first and we'll send that over

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and what is it

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that was

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before anything else.

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The most simple people,

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the All Merciful men must

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be merciful. The denizens of the earth.

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And the innocence of the heavens before you to the angels, or the one above the heavens referring to a loss

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would be merciful to you. This is the first time

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Why do we know the student at the heart of this enterprise is

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because most

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people they become knowledgeable on what to do with this knowledge.

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How can you even

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yourself so he's

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eligible, but it is knowledge benefit? No, no.

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Why? Because arrogated

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how many

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Elegant scholars Do we know how many arrogance? Students who have knowledge, do we know better than him?

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He was better, was better, better,

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better,

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better, better, etc.

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All right.

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The most simple people are the ones

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who shall

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be merciful to the people in the earth.

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To the people in the earth, be merciful to each other.

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We must

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now reverse Mohammed is the Messenger of Allah, those who are within their startup and farming in the face of violent, antagonistic rejecters of the religion that will support themselves.

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Now we'll find the Muslim is merciful.

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To those who are fighting against Islam,

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and against those who are their brothers

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started against those who are their brothers, every single country.

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Every single country is bombing Yemen.

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With this type of landscape, Gaza was being bombed into the Stone Age.

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Right on

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the finger

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This is not this man we want. We want mercy. We want this done with compassion. We want this man of brotherly

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unity. We want our

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people and nothing chase them away. We talked about

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when it's best

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to call the people to establish what was his first instruction to them.

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And don't chase people away.

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Give the message to people call the people deliver the message

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the two of you will

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all don't chase the people away

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Don't chase the people but

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what is this? What is this instruction to the people who have taken to the world that message is out there intentionally designed to chase people away

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now the more people

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who invite people who nurture people who are out the hill the wall

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of people that be beat down by the the cool materialistic nature of our society and to show them that there's a better way that there's a different way. This is our

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This is our

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and now has to be strong. Metal of this has to be patient. Ramadan is the month of eight months of patients no offices to be feeling ambassadors of mercy toward increasing the most invisible although the heaven was spoken about happy

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when he said

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tofu

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lillahi Rabbil alameen wants to

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add Amina Mohammed

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he was he was an

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Al Hamdulillah Ramadan

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is spending Ramadan is a pm Of course in Ramadan a serum which we should mention first

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for Ramadan is also a reminder

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that this religion is poor and that we celebrated Ramadan is a meetings cross knowing right from wrong.

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So when

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Ramadan shopping Ramadan and Lady

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You know, Buddha went on administrative in

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the month of Ramadan in which the end was revealed guidance for humanity

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and clarifying that guidance. So, these are the three combinations of

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guidance in terms of what should we believe? Or

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how should we see the world how should we see our relationship with

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with other human beings who

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will be

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clarifying and expounding on the law and legal precepts

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and prescriptions that emerge from that guidance, this

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is the second thing of this sherea

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sherea What, what is the fourth part, the fourth is a criterion of needs, whereby we distinguish right from wrong

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character, good character

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and sound judgment. This is this

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this is our Charles

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This is our mission. This is always fun responsibility, the resources and guidance, resources of

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clarification

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and to be sources whereby people can know in a world where the two are increasingly

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right

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at

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CD one while

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he

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hasn't

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done it well.

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Kevin, our return

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policy

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woman

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dunia

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he,

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Allah Allah.

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Allah

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Allah

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Allah

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your ID

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a law firm

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at

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our

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open canopy

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event, said the

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diversity

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he was oh

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he was he was

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a scholar, your company