Ash-Shafi’ee on Debate: I do not mind if Allah brings the truth through my opponent

Abu Na’eem reported: Ash-Shafi’ee, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I never debated anyone except that I would love for him to be reconciled, to be satisfied, and to be helped and for him to be in the care of Allah and His protection. And I never debated with anyone except that I did not mind whether Allah clarified the truth on my tongue or his tongue.”

Source: Hilyat Al-Awliya 13717

عن أبي نعيم قال الشافعي رحمه الله  مَا نَاظَرْتُ أَحَدًا قَطُّ إِلا أَحْبَبْتُ أَنْ يُوَفَّقَ وَيُسَدَّدَ وَيُعَانَ وَيَكُونَ عَلَيْهِ رِعَايَةٌ مِنَ اللَّهِ وَحِفْظٌ وَمَا نَاظَرْتُ أَحَدًا إِلا وَلَمْ أُبَالِ بَيَّنَ اللَّهُ الْحَقَّ عَلَى لِسَانِي أَوْ لِسَانِهِ

13717 حلية الأولياء لأبي نعيم الإمام الشافعي

Hadith on Islam: This religion will reach everywhere in the world and honor the believers

Tameem Ad-Dari reported: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “This matter will certainly reach every place reached by the night and day, and Allah will not leave a house or residence except that this religion will enter it, by which the honorable will be honored and the disgraceful will be disgraced. Allah will strengthen the honorable with Islam and He will disgrace the disgraceful with unbelief.”

Source: Musnad Ahmad 16509

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami

عَنْ تَمِيمٍ الدَّارِيِّ قَالَ سَمِعْتُ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يَقُولُ لَيَبْلُغَنَّ هَذَا الْأَمْرُ مَا بَلَغَ اللَّيْلُ وَالنَّهَارُ وَلَا يَتْرُكُ اللَّهُ بَيْتَ مَدَرٍ وَلَا وَبَرٍ إِلَّا أَدْخَلَهُ اللَّهُ هَذَا الدِّينَ بِعِزِّ عَزِيزٍ أَوْ بِذُلِّ ذَلِيلٍ عِزًّا يُعِزُّ اللَّهُ بِهِ الْإِسْلَامَ وَذُلًّا يُذِلُّ اللَّهُ بِهِ الْكُفْرَ

16509 مسند أحمد مُسْنَدُ الشَّامِيِّينَ ليبلغن هذا الأمر ما بلغ الليل والنهار ولا يترك الله بيت مدر ولا وبر إلا أدخله الله هذا الدين

المحدث الهيثمي خلاصة حكم المحدث رجاله رجال الصحيح

Hadith on Forgiveness: Blessed is one who often seeks forgiveness from Allah

Abdullah ibn Busr reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Blessed is he who finds many prayers for forgiveness in his record.”

Source: Sunan Ibn Majah 3818

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to As-Suyuti

عن عبد الله بن بسر قَالَ قَالَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ طُوبَى لِمَنْ وَجَدَ فِي صَحِيفَتِهِ اسْتِغْفَارًا كَثِيرًا

3818 سنن ابن ماجه كتاب الأدب باب الاستغفار

المحدث السيوطي خلاصة حكم المحدث إسناده صحيح

Hadith on Prayer: Pray as if you are saying farewell to the world

Abu Ayyub reported: A man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, teach me something and make it concise.” The Prophet said, “When you stand to pray, then pray as if it were a farewell prayer. Do not say anything for which you must apologize and do not hope to acquire what other people have.”

Source: Sunan Ibn Majah 4171

Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani

عَنْ أَبِي أَيُّوبَ قَالَ جَاءَ رَجُلٌ إِلَى النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ فَقَالَ يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ عَلِّمْنِي وَأَوْجِزْ قَالَ إِذَا قُمْتَ فِي صَلَاتِكَ فَصَلِّ صَلَاةَ مُوَدِّعٍ وَلَا تَكَلَّمْ بِكَلَامٍ تَعْتَذِرُ مِنْهُ وَأَجْمِعْ الْيَأْسَ عَمَّا فِي أَيْدِي النَّاسِ

4171 سنن ابن ماجه كتاب الزهد باب الحكمة

المحدث الألباني خلاصة حكم المحدث حسن

Umar on Humility: May Allah have mercy on one who shows me my flaws

Al-Ghazali reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, would say, “May Allah have mercy on the one who shows my faults to me.”

Source: Ihya Ulum ud-Deen 182

عن الغزالي كَانَ عمر رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ يَقُولُ رَحِمَ اللَّهُ امْرَأً أَهْدَى إِلَيَّ عُيُوبِي

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