Disobedience العصيان

Ma’ruf on Delusion: Foolish to rely on Allah’s mercy while disobeying Him

Ibn al-Jawzi reported: Ma’ruf al-Karkhi, may Alla have mercy on him, said, “Your hope in the mercy of the One you refuse to obey is nothing but delusion and foolishness.”

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Ali on Fiqh: True jurist preaches wisdom, knowledge, understanding

Yahya ibn ‘Abbad reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, the jurist is truly one of understanding, who never lets people despair of the

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Talq on Taqwa: Godfearing righteousness is to obey Allah by His light

Bakr ibn Abdullah reported: Talq ibn Habib, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Godfearing righteousness is to act in obedience to Allah upon a light from Allah, hoping in

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Hadith on Hereafter: All enter Paradise but those who stray like camels

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “By the One in whose hand is my soul, you will all surely enter Paradise

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Hadith on Virtues: Blessed are the humble, charitable, merciful

Rakb al-Misri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Blessed is he who has humility without debasing himself, who lowers himself without humiliating himself, who

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Hatim on Enmity: No one is a true enemy except for Satan

Abu Turab reported: Hatim al-Asamm, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I saw that every person has an enemy, so I said I will look at who is my

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Hadith on Shaytan: Satan lies in wait to ambush the believers

Sabrah ibn Abi Fakih reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Satan lies in wait for the son of Adam along his paths. He

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Ahmad on Ummah: Imam Ahmad’s supplication for the Muslim nation

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Ahmad ibn Hanbal, may Allah be pleased with him, would supplicate in prostration, “O Allah, whomever among this nation is not upon the truth, but thinks he is

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Hadith on Faith: O Allah, make faith in Islam beloved in our hearts

Rifa’ah ibn Rafi’ reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, make faith beloved to us and beautify it in our hearts, and make

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Hadith on Punishment: Calamities afflict obedient, disobedient alike

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When evil appears on the earth, Allah sends down his punishment upon its inhabitants.” Aisha said, “Even if there

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Hadith on Kaba’ir: Three of the worst major sins

Abu Bakrah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said three times, “Shall I not tell you about the worst of major sins?” They said, “Of course, O

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Hadith on Sunnah: The Prophet leaves us with the Book and Sunnah

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, addressed the people during the farewell sermon, saying, “Satan has despaired that he will ever be worshiped

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Hadith on Sins: Oppression, injustice punished in this world

Abu Bakrah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Every consequence of sin is delayed by Allah until the Day of Resurrection, as He wills, except for

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Hadith on Rizq: Let him not seek provision by sinful means

Abu Umamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the Holy Spirit inspired in my mind that a soul will never die until it

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Ibn Samak on Death: I loved the believer, even if I fell short

Al-Ghazali reported: Ibn al-Samak, may Allah have mercy on him, said on his death bed, “O Allah, you know that if I disobeyed you, I still loved those who obeyed

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Sufyan on Sins: Hope for repentance, fear for sins

Abu Nu’aym reported: Sufyan ibn ‘Uyaynah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Whoever commits a sin due to desire, hope for his repentance. Verily, Adam, upon him be peace,

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Qushayri on Mindfulness: Hope leads to good deeds, away from sins

Al-Qushayri reported: Al-Nasrabadhi, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Hope motivates you to acts of obedience, and fear leads you away from acts of disobedience. Mindfulness leads to pathways

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Hadith on Fitnah: In the darkest trials, stay inside and hide

Jundub ibn Sufyan reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will come after me a tribulation like the dark of night, in which a

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Hadith on Military: Only jihad for the right reason is rewarded

Mu’adh ibn Jabal reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Military expeditions are two kinds. As for one who seeks the countenance of Allah, obeys

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