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Mutarrif on Sincerity: The true servants of Allah are pure inwardly and outwardly

February 5, 2017

Ibn As-Sari reported: Mutarrif, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, when the inward state of the servant matches his public behavior, Allah says: This is my true servant.” Source: al-Zuhd li Hannād Ibn al-Sarī 530 عن ابن السري عَنْ مُطَرِّفٍ رحمه الله قَالَ إِنَّ الْعَبْدَ إِذَا اسْتَوَتْ سَرِيرَتُهُ وَعَلَانِيَتُهُ قَالَ اللَّهُ هَذَا عَبْدِي حَقًّا […]

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Umar on Intention: The best action is to have a sincere intention with Allah

February 5, 2017

Ibn Rajab reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “The best deeds are to fulfill the obligations of Allah, to be mindful of the prohibitions of Allah, and to have an honest intention before Allah Almighty.” Source: Jāmi’ al-‘Ulūm wal-Ḥikam 38 عن ابن رجب قَالَ عُمَرُ بْنُ الْخَطَّابِ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ […]

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Hadith on Sincerity: Make your deeds purely for Allah and no one else

February 4, 2017

Ad-Dahhak reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah Almighty says: I am the best partner, for whoever associates another partner with me, then it is only done for the sake of my partner.” The Prophet said, “O people! Make your deeds sincere for Allah Almighty. Verily, Allah does not […]

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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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Hadith on Ostentation: Allah does not accept good deeds shared with partners

February 2, 2017

Abu Sa’d reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When Allah gathers the people on the Day of Resurrection, a day of which there is no doubt, an announcement will be made: To those who shared with anyone in deeds done for Allah, then let him seek his reward from […]

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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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Ibn Mu’adh on Intention: Sincerity distinguishes good deeds from evil deeds

February 1, 2017

Abu Hayyan reported: Ibn Mu’adh, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Sincerity distinguishes good deeds from sins just as milk is distinguished from filth and blood.” Sa’eed ibn Jubair, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Sincerity is to not associate partners with Allah in one’s religion and to not display ostentation in good deeds […]

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Umar on Sincerity: Whoever is sincere will have his affairs taken care of by Allah

February 1, 2017

Amir Ash-Sha’bi reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab wrote to Abu Musa, may Allah be pleased with them both, saying, “Whoever purifies his intention, then Allah will take care of his affairs between people. And whoever embellishes for people what Allah knows is not in his heart, then Allah Almighty will disgrace him.” Source: Ḥilyat al-Awliyā 1/50 […]

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Abu Sulaiman on Sincerity: Blessed are those who walk sincerely to Allah

February 1, 2017

Ibn Qudamah reported: Abu Sulaiman, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Blessed is he who takes a single step desiring nothing but Allah Almighty.” And Ma’ruf Al-Karkhi, may Allah have mercy on him, would strike himself and say, “O my soul! Be sincere and purify yourself!” Source: Minhāj al-Qāṣdīn 1/365 عن ابن قدامة قال […]

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