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Hadith on Charity: Do not withhold your charity so Allah counts it against you

December 12, 2013

Asm bint Abu Bakr reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, I have nothing in my house except what was given to me by my husband Az-Zubair. Shall I give it in charity?” The Prophet said, “Yes, do not withhold it, for Allah will hold it against you.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 1960 Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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Hadith on Dishonesty: Allah will punish those who refuse to share water or swear false oaths

September 4, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There are three to whom Allah will not speak on the Day of Resurrection, nor will He look at them, nor will He purify them, and they will have a painful punishment: a man who has extra water but he refuses […]

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Hadith on Greed: The Prophet fears the Muslims will fight each other for riches

August 20, 2013

Uqbah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, I am not afraid that you will commit idolatry, but rather I am afraid you will compete with each other for the world.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 3816, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2296 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim عَنْ عُقْبَةَ بْنِ […]

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Hadith on Greed: Whoever asks people to get more riches is taking coal from Hellfire

August 6, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever begs for the wealth of people to accumulate more riches, then he is only asking for a live coal from the Hellfire. Let him ask for a little or a lot.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1041 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to […]

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Hadith on Charity: Whoever receives charity with a cheerful heart is blessed

August 6, 2013

Hakeem ibn Hizam reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, wealth is green and sweet, so whoever receives it with a pure soul will be blessed in it. Whoever receives it with a selfish soul will never be blessed in it, for he is like one who eats but is not satisfied. The upper hand that […]

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Hadith on Greed: Allah will withhold His blessings from those who withheld from others

July 10, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There are three to whom Allah will not speak on the Day of Resurrection, nor will He look at them: a man who swears a false oath that the price of his goods are greater than what they are, a man who swears […]

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Hadith on Humanity: No one is better than anyone else except by faith and good works

February 6, 2013

Uqbah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No one is better than anyone else except by religion or righteous deeds. A man is held accountable for his being obscene, abusive, miserly, and cowardly.” Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 4769 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to As-Suyuti عَنْ عُقْبَةَ بْنِ عَامِرٍ أَنّ رَسُولَ […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Say your prayers as if they were your last prayers on earth

February 4, 2013

Abu Ayyub Al-Ansari reported: A man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, teach me something, but make it concise.” The Prophet said, “When you stand for your prayer, then pray as if you are saying farewell. Do not say anything for which you must […]

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Hadith on Greed: The most miserly of the people are those who do not greet with peace

January 29, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the most helpless of people are those unable to supplicate. The most miserly of people are those who are miserly with the greeting of peace.” Grade: Shu’b Al-Iman Al-Bayhaqi 8238 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ […]

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Hadith on Gifts: Permission to take gifts without begging for them or longing for them

January 25, 2013

Salim ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, gave a gift to Umar ibn Al-Khattab. Umar said to him, “O Messenger of Allah, give it to someone who needs it more than I.” The Messenger of Allah said, “Take it, for you may keep it with you or give […]

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