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Hadith on Patience: Reward for patience at first strike is Paradise

January 22, 2017

Abu Umamah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah the Exalted says: O son of Adam, if you are patient and restrained at the first moment of trauma, then I would not be satisfied with any reward for you less than Paradise.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 1597 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according […]

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Hadith on Providence: The reality of faith is to believe Allah controls destiny

December 3, 2016

Abu Darda reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Everything has a reality, and the servant will not reach the reality of faith until he knows that what afflicted him could never miss him and that what missed him could never have afflicted him.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 26944 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according […]

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Hadith on Providence: Faith is not complete until we believe Allah controls destiny

December 3, 2016

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A servant does not have faith until he believes in providence, both its good and its evil, and until he knows that what afflicts him could never have missed him and that what missed him could never have afflicted him.” […]

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Sufyan on Dua: What a servant dislikes is good if it causes him to supplicate

March 24, 2016

Ibn Abi Dunya reported: Sufyan ibn Uyaina, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “What a servant dislikes is better for him than what he likes. What he dislikes spurs him to supplicate, and what he likes distracts him from it.” Source: al-Faraj baʻda al-Shiddah 21 عن ابن أبي الدنيا قَالَ ابْنُ عُيَيْنَةَ رحمه الله […]

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Umar on Leadership: How can the commander of the faithful lead unless he suffers with the people?

August 12, 2015

At-Tabari reported: The people of Medina and surrounding areas were afflicted by a famine during the leadership of Umar Ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him. The wind blew dust as if it were ashes, so it was called the year of ashes. Umar vowed never to taste butter, milk, or meat until the […]

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Ali on Trials: A calamity is sent because of a sin and removed because of repentance

July 15, 2014

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “A trial is not sent down except due to a sin, and it is not lifted except with repentance.” Source: Al-Jawab Al-Kafi 1/74 عن ابن القيم قَالَ عَلِيُّ بْنُ أَبِي طَالِبٍ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ مَا نَزَلْ بَلَاءٌ إِلَّا بِذَنْبٍ وَلَا رُفِعَ إِلَّا بِتَوْبَةٍ […]

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Hadith on Supplication: To Allah we belong and to Allah we will return

July 13, 2014

Umm Salamah reported: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “No Muslim is afflicted with a calamity but that he should say what Allah has commanded him: Indeed, to Allah we belong and to Allah we will return. (2:156) O Allah, reward me in my affliction and replace it […]

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Ibn Taymiyyah on Tranquility: What can my enemies do? My Paradise is in my heart wherever I am

February 27, 2014

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: Sheikh Ibn Taymiyyah, may Allah have mercy on him, said to me, “What can my enemies do to me? My paradise and my garden are in my heart. They are with me wherever I go and they never leave me. If I am imprisoned, then it is seclusion for worship. If I […]

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Hadith on Islam: I call to Allah alone who benefits you, guides you, and feeds you

February 22, 2014

Abu Tamima reported: A man from said, “O Messenger of Allah, to what are you calling?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I call to Allah alone. If he lets you be harmed, you will call upon him and he will remove it. If you are lost in the wilderness, you will […]

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Hadith on Calamity: Allah will honor the believers who consoled their brothers

February 19, 2014

Umar ibn Hazm reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There is no believer who consoles his brother at the time of a calamity but that Allah the Exalted will clothe him with noble garments on the Day of Resurrection.” Source: Sunan Ibn Majah 1601 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to As-Suyuti عَنْ عمرو […]

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