Hadith on Love: Allah loves most those who love others

Abu Darda reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No two men love each other for the sake of Allah, behind their backs, but that the most beloved of them to Allah has the strongest love for his companion.

Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 5424

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani

عَنْ أَبِي الدَّرْدَاءِ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم مَا مِنْ رَجُلَيْنِ تَحَابَّا فِي اللَّهِ بِظَهْرِ الْغَيْبِ إِلا كَانَ أَحَبُّهُمَا إِلَى اللَّهِ أَشَدَّهُمَا حُبًّا لِصَاحِبِهِ

5424 المعجم الأوسط للطبراني

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