Tag: Certainty يقين

Ibn Farafisa on Forgiveness: Whoever forgives his oppressor has conquered Satan

October 25, 2016

Ibn Al-Mubarak reported: Al-Hajjaj ibn Farafisa, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “We have learned from some of the books: Whoever acts without consulting others, then that is falsehood by which he suffers. Whoever does not take revenge upon his oppressor by his hand, nor by his tongue, nor by malice, then that is […]

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Hasan on Character: A concise description of the character of a true believer

March 13, 2016

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, from the character of the believer is strength in religion, determination with leniency, faith with certainty, eagerness for knowledge, sympathy with understanding, moderation in worship, mercy with effort, giving to those who ask, not wronging the one he hates, not sinning […]

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Ibn Mas’ud on Certainty: Patience is half of faith and certainty is faith in its entirety

March 7, 2015

Alqamah repoted: Abdullah ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Patience is half of faith and certainty is faith in its entirety.” Source: Shu’b Al-Iman 9083 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ عَلْقَمَةَ قَالَ قَالَ عَبْدُ اللَّهِ الصَّبْرُ نِصْفُ الإِيمَانِ وَالْيَقِينُ الإِيمَانُ كُلُّهُ 9083 شعب الإيمان للبيهقي السبعون من شعب الإيمان المحدث […]

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Hadith on Supplication: Call upon Allah with certainty and without distraction

March 17, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Call upon Allah with certainty that he will answer you. Know that Allah will not answer the supplication of a heart that is negligent and distracted.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 3479 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani An-Nawawi said, “It is to have good […]

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Hadith on Assembly: The Prophet’s supplication for leaving a gathering

July 23, 2013

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would not stand from assembly until saying these supplications for his companions, “O Allah, apportion for us such fear of you that will protect us from acts of disobedience, and apportion for us obedience to you that will take us to Paradise, […]

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Hadith on Doubt: Leave what makes you doubt for what makes you certain

August 18, 2012

Hasan ibn Ali reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Leave what makes you doubt for what does not make you doubt. Verily, truth brings peace of mind and falsehood sows doubt.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 2518 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Goodness […]

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Ibn Kathir on Compulsion: Do not force anyone to become a Muslim, for Islam is clear

August 7, 2012

Ibn Kathir said: Allah the Exalted said, “There is no compulsion in religion (2:256),” which means, “Do not force anyone to become Muslim, for Islam is plain and clear, and its proofs and evidence are plain and clear. Therefore, there is no need to force anyone to embrace Islam. Rather, whoever Allah directs to Islam, […]

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Ibn Taymiyyah on Leadership: Leadership in religion is achieved through patience and certainty of faith

August 6, 2012

Ibn Al-Qayyim said: I heard Sheikh Al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah, may Allah sanctify him and have mercy on him, say, “With patience and certainty of faith one can achieve leadership in religion,” and then he recited the saying of the Almighty, “We made leaders from among them guiding by Our command when they were patient and […]

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Hadith on Faith: Allah loves the strong believer more but all believers are good

April 20, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The strong believer is more beloved to Allah than the weak believer, but there is goodness in both of them. Be eager for what benefits you, seek help from Allah, and do not be frustrated. If something befalls you, then do not say: […]

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Hadith on Creation: Were they created by nothing?

December 4, 2011 0 Comments

Jubair bin Mut’im reported: I heard the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, reciting the chapter of the mountain (surat al-ṭūr) in the evening prayer. When he reached this verse,“Were they created by nothing? Or were they themselves the creators? Or did they create the heavens and the earth? Rather, they are not certain! […]

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