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Hadith on Sects: The Prophet warns of violent sectarianism ahead

April 28, 2017

Wathilah ibn Al-Asqa’ reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do you imagine that I will be the last of you to die? No doubt I will be among the first of you to die and coming after me will be sects that destroy each other.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 16530 […]

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Hadith on Aggression: The Prophet’s sword condemns unjust killing

March 10, 2017

Aisha reported: I found an engraving on the sword of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, that wrote, “Verily, the worst of people in insolence are those who strike at whoever did not strike them, a man who kills those who did not fight him, and a man who claims allegiance […]

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Hadith on Hypocrisy: The Prophet refuses to kill a hypocrite among them

March 7, 2017

Jabir reported: We were with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, during an expedition and a man from the Muhājirīn kicked a man from the Anṣār. The Anṣārī called out, “O Anṣār!” And the Muhājir called out, “O Muhājirīn!” The Messenger of Allah said, “What is this call of ignorance?” They said, “O […]

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Hadith on Tribulation: In the darkest of trials, stay inside and hide yourselves

February 7, 2017

Jundub ibn Sufyan reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will come after me a tribulation like the dark of night, in which a man will awaken as a believer and enter evening as an unbeliever, or awaken as an unbeliever and enter evening as a believer.” A man […]

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Hadith on Curses: Cursing and excommunicating a Muslim is like killing him

October 31, 2016

Imran ibn Hussein reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If a man declares his brother to be an unbeliever, then it is as if he has killed him. And cursing a believer is like killing him.” Source: Musnad al-Bazzār 3158/3159 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ عِمْرَانَ بْنِ […]

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Salaf on Satan: The devil celebrates bloodshed, unbelief, and fear

October 27, 2016

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: Some of the righteous predecessors (al-salaf) said, “When Iblīs and his soldiers gather, they do not rejoice for anything as much as three things: a believer who kills a believer, a man who dies upon unbelief, and a heart in which is fear of poverty.” Source: Ṭarīq al-Hijratayn 1/33 عن ابن القيم […]

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Hadith on Transgression: The worst people are those who kill peaceful people

April 12, 2016

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the worst transgressors to Allah are those who kill in the sacred mosque, those who kill whoever did not fight him, or those who kill with the vindictiveness of ignorance.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 6643 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to […]

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Umar on War: Fear Allah regarding children and civilian non-combatants

April 3, 2016

Zaid ibn Wahb reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, decreed, “Do not steal the spoils, do not be treacherous with the enemy, do not mutilate the dead, do not kill children, and fear Allah regarding the farmers who do not wage war against you.” Source: Sunan Sa’īd ibn Mansūr 2466 Ibn […]

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Hadith on Sects: The Muslims will split into seventy three sects

March 27, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Jews were split into seventy one or seventy two sects, and the Christians were split as well. My nation will split into seventy three sects.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 2640, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi Ash-Shatibi said, “Indeed, this splitting has […]

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Hadith on Diyyah: The victim’s relatives my seek compensation or capital punishment

March 16, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever has a relative killed has two legal choices: either he is paid the blood money or he takes the life of the killer.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6486, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1355 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and […]

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