Disobedience العصيان

Hadith on Revolt: No excuse with Allah for unlawful rebellion

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever pulls his hand away from lawful obedience to the ruler, he will meet Allah […]

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Hadith on Enjoining: Collective punishment for failure to stop evil

Jarir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No man commits sinful disobedience among a people, although they could prevent him but do not, except

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Hadith on Rulers: Warning not to obey leaders if they order sin

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will be rulers appointed over you who delay the prayer from its proper times

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Ma’ruf on Mercy: O Allah, bring joy to the sinners who repent

Ibrahim ibn al-Utrush reported: Ma’ruf al-Karkhi, may Allah have mercy on him, was upon the Tigris river and we were with him as we passed by some people in a

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Dawud on Taqwa: Faith is richness in your heart without wealth

Muhammad ibn Yahya reported: Dawud al-Ta’i, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “A servant does not leave the disgrace of disobedience to the honor of righteousness except that he

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Hadith on Bay’ah: Companions pledge their loyalty to Islam

‘Ubadah ibn al-Samit reported: I pledged allegiance to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, along with a group of people. The Prophet said, “I take your

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Sufyan on Bid’ah: Innovations more beloved to Satan than major sins

Ibn al-Yaman reported: Sufyan al-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Religious innovations are more beloved to Satan than sinful disobedience to Allah. Disobedience is repented from, but innovations

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Hadith on Vows: Permission only to vow in righteousness

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever vows to obey Allah, let him obey Him. Whoever vows to disobey Allah, he must not disobey Him.”

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Hadith on Parents: Transgression, disobedience swiftly punished

Anas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Two deeds are quickly punished in the world: transgression and disrespect to parents.” Source: al-Mustadrak ‘alá al-Ṣaḥīḥayn

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Hadith on Rulers: Patience with tyranny but no obedience in sin

‘Ubadah ibn al-Samit reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O ‘Ubadah!” I said, “I am here.” The Prophet said, “Listen and obey authorities in

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Malik on Rulers: Do not curse kings, rather repent to Allah

Salih al-Murri reported: Malik ibn Dinar, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I have found in the Wisdom that Allah says: I am Allah, the King of kings. The

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Ali on Eid: Every day obeying Allah is a celebration

Al-Ghazali reported: Ali, may Allah ennoble his face, when he saw the decorations of the Nabataeans in Iraq on the day of Eid, he said, “What is this they are

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Hadith on Sins: Entire nation punished if disobedient gain upper hand

Umm Salamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When the disobedient gain ascendancy in my nation, Allah Almighty will send down His punishment upon

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Fudayl on Sultan: Ignorant rulers ascend when believers disobey Allah

Ibrahim ibn al-Ash’ath reported: Al-Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Allah Almighty revealed to some of His Prophets: When those who know Me disobey Me, I

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Hudhayfah on Sins: Gradual disobedience led Israelites to unbelief

Tariq ibn Shihab reported: It was said to Hudhayfah, may Allah be pleased with him, “Was it in one day that the tribes of Israel abandoned their religion?” Hudhayfah said,

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Ja’far on ‘Izzah: O Allah, honor us with obeying Your commands

Abu Mu’awiyah reported: Ja’far ibn Muhammad, may Allah have mercy on him, used to supplicate, “O Allah, honor us by obedience to You and do not disgrace by disobedience to

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