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Hadith on Remembrance: Nothing saves you like the remembrance of Allah

April 2, 2017

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The son of Adam never acts with a deed better to save him from the punishment of Allah than with the remembrance of Allah.” It was said, “Not even jihād in the way of Allah?” The Prophet said, “Not even […]

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Hadith on Righteousness: The Prophet’s sword contained righteous sayings

March 10, 2017

Ali reported: When the weapon of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, had been assembled, I found on the handle or blade of his sword three sayings, “Maintain relations with those who cut you off, speak the truth even if it is against yourself, and be good to one who is evil to […]

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Hadith on Takfeer: The accuser is closer to unbelief than the accused

October 2, 2014

Hudhaifa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, I fear for you that a man will recite the Quran until his delight is seen and he takes Islam as a cloak. Then, he changes to whatever Allah wills for him, such that it is stripped from him and he throws it behind […]

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Hasan on Tyranny: Tyrants are the punishment of Allah, so do not repel them with swords

August 4, 2014

Ibn Taymiyyah reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, the tyrant Al-Hajjaj is a punishment from Allah, so do not repel the punishment of Allah with your hands. Rather, you must be humble and submissive.” Source: Minhaj As-Sunnah 4/529 عن ابن تيمية وَكَانَ الْحَسَنُ الْبَصْرِيُّ يَقُولُ إِنَّ الْحَجَّاجَ عَذَابُ اللَّهِ فَلَا […]

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Umar on Justice: The people are fit for justice and their rights, not the sword and lash

July 2, 2014

Sa’ib ibn Muhammad reported: Jarrah ibn Abdullah wrote to Umar ibn Abdul Aziz saying, “Peace be upon you. To proceed: The people of Khorasan have become unruly to govern. Indeed, they are fit for nothing but the sword and the lash. If the leader of the believers gives me permission, I will enact this policy.” Umar […]

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Hadith on Martyrdom: Three men are killed in the way of Allah and one is in Hellfire

February 20, 2014

Uqbah ibn Abdus Sulami reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Three men were killed. First, a believer who fought in the path of Allah with his life and wealth until he met the enemy and he fought them and he was killed, so that man was a noble martyr […]

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Hadith on Fitnah: A tribulation will come in which the tongue is mightier than the sword

January 30, 2014

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will be a tribulation that will wipe out the Arabs in which those killed on both sides are in the Hellfire. In that time the tongue will be stronger than the sword.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 6941 Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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Hadith on Martyrs: Prohibition of saying so-and-so is a martyr in Paradise

May 18, 2013

Sahl ibn Sa’d reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, faced the idolaters and they started fighting. When the Messenger of Allah and the idolaters returned to their camps, someone talked about a man among the Messenger of Allah’s companions who would fight the idolaters alone with his sword. It was […]

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Hadith on Life: Prohibition of harming an unbeliever who declares no God but Allah

May 2, 2013

Al-Miqdad ibn Al-Aswad reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, if I meet an unbeliever and we fight together and he severs my hand with his sword, then he hides behind a tree and claims he has submitted himself to Allah, should I kill him after he said it?” The Prophet said, “Do not kill […]

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Ibn Al-Qayyim on Peace: If the rulers knew our tranquility in Islam, they would fight us for it

March 16, 2013

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: Some of the scholars would say, “If the kings of the world and their sons knew what we have of blessings and happiness, they would fight us for it with their swords.” Source: Al-Jawab Al-Kafi wa Ta’reekh Dimshaq 4475 قال ابن القيم وَيَقُولُ الْآخَرُ لَوْ عَلِمَ الْمُلُوكُ وَأَبْنَاءُ الْمُلُوكِ مَا نَحْنُ فِيهِ مِنَ […]

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