Tag: Providence قضاء و قدر

Ibn Umar on Family: Whoever is good to his family is rewarded in this life

May 15, 2017

Al-Bukhari reported: Ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Whoever fears his Lord and maintains family ties, his life will be prolonged, his wealth will be enriched, and his family will love him.” Source: al-Adab al-Mufrad 59 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عن البخاري  قَالَ ابْنُ عُمَرَ مَنِ اتَّقَى رَبَّهُ وَوَصَلَ رَحِمَهُ […]

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Umar on Providence: We run from the decree of Allah to the decree of Allah

April 10, 2017

Abdullah ibn Abbas reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, went out to Syria until he arrived at Sargh. The commanders of the army, Abu Ubaidah ibn Al-Jarrah and his companions, met him and told him that an epidemic had befallen the land of Syria. Umar announced to the people, “I will […]

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Hadith on Silence: The Prophet’s wise silence at times of controversy

April 6, 2017

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If my companions are mentioned, then be restrained. If the stars are mentioned, then be restrained. If the divine decree is mentioned, then be restrained.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 10302 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ قَالَ قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Providence: The pens have dried upon the knowledge of Allah

April 5, 2017

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah Almighty created his creation in darkness and he cast over them his light. Whoever is touched by that light is guided, and whoever misses it is astray. Thus, I say the pens have been dried upon the knowledge […]

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Hadith on Providence: All must act to fulfill their destinies

April 3, 2017

Imran ibn Hussein reported: It was said, “O Messenger of Allah, are the people of Paradise and the people of Hellfire known?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said yes. It was said, “Then what is the use of deeds?” The Prophet said, “Everyone will be facilitated to that for which he was […]

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Hadith on Providence: You must act right to gain the rewards of Paradise

April 3, 2017

Ali reported: We were sitting with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “There are none among you but that his place in Paradise and his place in Hellfire are decreed.” We said, “O Messenger of Allah, shall we not depend on this alone?” The Prophet said, “No, you must work, […]

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Hadith on Providence: Every day Allah attends to some matters

April 3, 2017

Abu Darda reported: Regarding the saying of the Almighty, “Every day he brings forth a matter,” (55:29), the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Among his affairs are forgiving sins, relieving hardship, raising a people and debasing others.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 202 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي الدَّرْدَاءِ عَنْ […]

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Umar on Fate: O Allah, if my fate is evil then change it

April 3, 2017

Abu Uthman Al-Hindi reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, was performing Ṭawāf around the House and he was weeping, saying, “O Allah, if you have written me among the blessed, then affirm it therein. And if you have written me among the sinful and the damned, then wipe it away and […]

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Ibn Mas’ud on Providence: O Allah, affirm me among the blessed

April 3, 2017

Abu Qilabah reported: Ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, would say, “O Allah, if you have written me among the damned, then wipe it away from me and affirm me among the blessed.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 8847 عَنْ أَبِي قِلَابَةَ عَنِ ابْنِ مَسْعُودٍ رَضِي اللهُ عَنْهُ أَنَّهُ كَانَ يَقُولُ اللهُمَّ إِنْ كُنْتَ كَتَبْتَنِي […]

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Shaqiq on Destiny: O Allah, erase our evil destiny and record us among the blessed

April 3, 2017

Al-A’mash reported: Shaqiq ibn Salamah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “O Allah, if you have written us among the damned, then wipe it away and record us among the blessed. And if you have written us among the blessed, then affirm it for us. Verily, you wipe away or affirm whatever you will, […]

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