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Ibn Mas’ud on Charity: A monk is forgiven adultery due to his charity

May 24, 2017

Abu Az-Zar’a reported: Abdullah ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “A monk worshiped Allah in his hermitage for sixty years. Then a woman came and laid down at his side, so he laid down with her and was intimate (in adultery) with her for six nights. He became regretful and he fled. […]

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Hadith on Charity: The man who gave charity to the thief and the prostitute

February 19, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A man intended to give charity, so he went out with his charity and placed it in the hands of a thief. In the morning, people were saying: Charity was given to a thief! The man said: O Allah, praise be […]

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Hadith on Idolatry: Beware the lesser idolatry, ostentation in worship

February 6, 2017

Ma’qil ibn Yasar reported: I departed with Abu Bakr to meet the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and the Prophet said, “O Abu Bakr, there is idolatry among you more hidden than the crawling of an ant.” Abu Bakr said, “Is there idolatry other than to make another god alongside Allah?” The Prophet […]

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Ibn Mas’ud on Repentance: Allah accepts repentance for adultery and immorality

October 5, 2016

Alqamah reported: Abdullah Ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, was asked about a man who has illicit intercourse with a woman and then marries her. Abdullah recited the verse, “Those who do evil deeds and then repent afterwards and have faith, verily your Lord after that is forgiving and merciful.” (7:153) Abdullah recited the […]

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Hadith on Character: The Prophet supplicates for righteousness after every prayer

July 18, 2016

Abu Umamah reported: I never prayed behind the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, while I was near to him except that I would hear him say at the end of every prayer, “O Allah, forgive all of my sins and mistakes. O Allah, refresh me and protect me and guide me […]

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Hadith on Mercy: The mercy of Allah is more beloved to the Prophet than the entire world

July 14, 2016

Thawban reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I would not love to have the world or anything in it in exchange for this verse: O my servants who have transgressed against themselves, do not despair of the mercy of Allah. Verily, Allah forgives all sins, for he is the […]

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Hadith on Supplication: O Allah, take the hatred out of my heart

June 19, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would supplicate by saying, “O Lord, help me and do not help against me, support me and do not support against me, plan for me and do not plan against me. Guide me and make guidance easy for me. Support me against those who […]

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Abu Darda on Hearts: The heart is polished and purified by remembering Allah

May 22, 2016

Rabia reported: Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, everything has a polish and the polish of the heart is the remembrance of Allah the Exalted.” Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 503 Ibn Al-Qayyim said, “The heart is tarnished by two matters: negligence and sin. And it is polished by two matters: seeking forgiveness […]

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Hadith on Repentance: Allah did not accept the last minute repentance of Pharaoh

April 30, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When Allah drowned Pharaoh, he said: I believe in the one in whom the children of Israel believe. Gabriel said: O Muhammad, if only you could have seen me while I was taking mud from the sea and filling his mouth, fearing lest […]

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Luqman on Repentance: Do not put off repentance, as death can come any day

April 18, 2016

Uthman ibn Za’ida reported: Luqman, may Allah be pleased with him, said to his son, “O my son, do not delay repentance, for death can come to you suddenly.” Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 6701 عَنْ عُثْمَانَ بْنِ زَائِدَةَ قَالَ قَالَ لُقْمَانُ رضي الله عنه لابْنِهِ يَا بُنَيَّ لا تُؤَخِّرِ التَّوْبَةَ فَإِنَّ الْمَوْتَ قَدْ يَأْتِي بَغْتَةً 6701 شعب […]

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