Hadith on Contentment: Allah blesses those pleased with His decrees

Abu al-‘Ala’ reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah will put His servant to trial in what He gives him. Whoever is content with what Allah has apportioned for him, then Allah will bless him in it and expand it. Whoever is not content, he will never be blessed in it.

Source: Musnad Aḥmad 20279

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Arna’ut

عَنْ أبي الْعَلَاءِ بْنُ الشِّخِّيرِ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِنَّ اللهَ يَبْتَلِي عَبْدَهُ بِمَا أَعْطَاهُ فَمَنْ رَضِيَ بِمَا قَسَمَ اللهُ لَهُ بَارَكَ اللهُ لَهُ فِيهِ وَوَسَّعَهُ وَمَنْ لَمْ يَرْضَ لَمْ يُبَارِكْ لَهُ

20279 مسند أحمد بن حنبل

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