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Hadith on Tribulation: In the darkest of trials, stay inside and hide yourselves

February 7, 2017

Jundub ibn Sufyan reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will come after me a tribulation like the dark of night, in which a man will awaken as a believer and enter evening as an unbeliever, or awaken as an unbeliever and enter evening as a believer.” A man […]

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Hadith on Patience: Reward for patience at first strike is Paradise

January 22, 2017

Abu Umamah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah the Exalted says: O son of Adam, if you are patient and restrained at the first moment of trauma, then I would not be satisfied with any reward for you less than Paradise.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 1597 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according […]

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Al-Baqir on Character: Kindness and good character are all that is good

January 9, 2017

Ibn Al-Mubarak reported: Muhammad ibn Ali Al-Baqir, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Whoever has qualities of character and kindness has been given all that is good and comforting. His situation will be pleasant in his life and in his Hereafter. And whoever is deprived of qualities of kindness and character, then it will […]

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Ibn Mas’ud on Trials: O Allah, I seek refuge in you from misguiding trials

January 4, 2017

Al-Qurtubi reported: Ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Do not say: O Allah, fortify me from trials! Indeed, not one of you returns to his family and children but that it is included among the trials. Rather, say: O Allah, I seek refuge in you from trials of misguidance!” Source: Tafsīr al-Qurṭubī […]

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Hadith on Treachery: Years of deceit and misplaced authority will come

December 18, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Years of treachery will come over people in which liars are believed and the truthful are denied, the deceitful are trusted and the trustworthy are considered traitors, and the al-Ruwaybaḍah will deliver speeches.” It was said, “Who are the al-Ruwaybaḍah?” The […]

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Hadith on Desires: The Prophet fears Muslims will follow desires and lusts

December 5, 2016

Abu Barzah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, among what I fear for you are the seductive temptations in your stomachs and private parts and the misguidance of desires.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 19274 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ أَبِي بَرْزَةَ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ إِنَّ […]

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Hadith on Providence: The reality of faith is to believe Allah controls destiny

December 3, 2016

Abu Darda reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Everything has a reality, and the servant will not reach the reality of faith until he knows that what afflicted him could never miss him and that what missed him could never have afflicted him.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 26944 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according […]

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Hadith on Providence: Faith is not complete until we believe Allah controls destiny

December 3, 2016

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A servant does not have faith until he believes in providence, both its good and its evil, and until he knows that what afflicts him could never have missed him and that what missed him could never have afflicted him.” […]

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Hadith on Wealth: Love of money caused the destruction of those before us

November 24, 2016

Abu Musa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, there is no doubt that gold and silver coins destroyed those before you, for they are both causes of your ruin.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Ibn Ḥibbān 700 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي مُوسَى الأَشْعَرِيِّ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ […]

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Hadith on Wealth: Less wealth means an easier account on Judgment Day

October 27, 2016

Muhammad ibn Labeed reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Two things are hated by the son of Adam (in his nature): He hates death although it is better for the believer than tribulation, and he hates to have little wealth although it means his reckoning will be less.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad […]

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