Hadith on Tawbah: Allah delights at repentance of his servants

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah is more delighted by the repentance of his servant than if one of you were to find his camel after he had lost it in the desert wilderness.”

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 5950, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2747

Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim

عَنْ أَنَسٍ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ اللَّهُ أَفْرَحُ بِتَوْبَةِ عَبْدِهِ مِنْ أَحَدِكُمْ سَقَطَ عَلَى بَعِيرِهِ وَقَدْ أَضَلَّهُ فِي أَرْضِ فَلَاةٍ

5950 صحيح البخاري كتاب الدعوات باب التوبة

2747 صحيح مسلم كتاب التوبة باب في الحض على التوبة والفرح بها