Bilal on Sin: Minors sins against the Lord are no small matter

Al-Awza’i reported: Bilal ibn Sa’d, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Do not look at the smallness of the sin, but rather look at the One you have disobeyed.”

Source: Ḥilyat al-Awliyā’ 5/223

عَنِ الْأَوْزَاعِيِّ قَالَ قَالَ بِلَال بْن سَعْدٍ رحمه الله لَا تَنْظُرْ إِلَى صُغْرِ الْخَطِيئَةِ وَلَكِنِ انْظُرْ إِلَى مَنْ عَصَيْتَ

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