Tag: Hypocrisy نفاق

Urwah on Faith: No religion for one who cannot fulfil the trust

July 24, 2017

Hisham ibn Urwah reported: Urwah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Be not deceived by the prayer of a man, nor by his fasting. Whoever wills can fast and whoever wills can pray, yet there is no religion for one who cannot be trusted.” Source: al-Īmān li Ibn Abī Shaybah 12 عن هشام بن […]

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Amr on Hypocrisy: He sees a speck in another’s eye, but not a log in his own

July 16, 2017

Ali ibn Rabah reported: Amr ibn al-‘As, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “I am bewildered by a man who flees from fate and is in battle with it. He sees the mote in the eye of his brother, yet he places a beam in his own eye. He brings out resentment in the […]

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Abu Darda on Hypocrisy: A Muslim can lose his religion in a single moment

June 5, 2017

Jubair ibn Nufair reported: He heard Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with him, at the end of his prayer seeking refuge in Allah from hypocrisy and he continued to seek refuge from it. Jubair said, “What is the matter, O Abu Darda, with you and hypocrisy?” Abu Darda said, “Leave us alone! Leave us […]

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Hasan on Hypocrisy: Only believers fear committing acts of hypocrisy

June 5, 2017

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “No one fears hypocrisy but a believer, and no one feels safe from hypocrisy but a hypocrite.” Source: al-Jawāb al-Kāfī 1/42 عن ابن القيم عَنِ الْحَسَنِ قال رحمه الله مَا خَافَهُ (النفاق) إِلَّا مُؤْمِنٌ وَلَا أَمِنَهُ إِلَّا مُنَافِقٌ 1/42 الجواب الكافي لمن سأل عن […]

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Hasan on Faith: How can you be a Muslim if people are not safe from you?

April 13, 2017

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “O son of Adam, how can you be a believer while your neighbor is not secure from you? O son of Adam, how can you be a Muslim while the people are not safe from you? O son of Adam, you will never achieve […]

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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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Abu Al-Aliyah on Sincerity: Beware not to do good deeds for anyone besides Allah

February 5, 2017

Abu Al-Aliyah reported: The companions of Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, said to me, “Do not do a good deed for anyone besides Allah, for Allah will leave you in the charge of the one for whom you did it.” Source: al-Zuhd li Hannād Ibn al-Sarī 2/435 عَنْ أَبِي الْعَالِيَةِ قَالَ قَالَ لِي […]

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Hadith on Intention: Religious deeds for the sake of the world have no reward

February 4, 2017

Ubay ibn Ka’b reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Give glad tidings to this nation of honor, victory, and stability. Yet, whoever does a deed of the Hereafter for the sake of the world, then he will have no portion of it in the Hereafter.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 20717 Grade: Sahih […]

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Hadith on Intention: People are only judged by their intentions

February 4, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the people will be raised for judgment only according to their intentions.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 4229 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِنَّمَا يُبْعَثُ النَّاسُ عَلَى نِيَّاتِهِمْ 4229 […]

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Bilal on Hypocrisy: Do not show people two faces with an evil heart

February 2, 2017

Ibn Abi Dunya reported: Bilal ibn Sa’d, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Do not be one with two faces and two tongues, making a show for people to praise you while your heart is wicked.” Source: al-Ikhlāṣ li Ibn Abī Dunyā 28 عن ابن أبي الدنيا قال بلال بن سعد رحمه الله لَا […]

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