الثلاثاء، 27 أغسطس، 2013

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صورة

prayer

شوارع ايطاليا
A florist, performing prayer on a bench in one of Italy's streets.
صورة: ‏بائع زهور متجول يقوم بأداء الصلاة على احد المقاعد في احد شوارع ايطاليا 
A florist, performing prayer on a bench in one of Italy's streets.‏

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sin


It is narrated on the authority of Abu Huraira that the Messenger of Allah (SAW) observed:
Allah, the Great and Glorious, said: Whenever my bondsman intends to do good, but does not do it, I write one good act for him, but if he puts it into practice I wrote from ten to seven hundred good deeds in favour of him. When he intends to commit an evil, but does not actually do it, do not record it. But if he does it, I write only one evil.
Muslim
عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ، عَنْ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَالَ " قَالَ اللَّهُ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ إِذَا هَمَّ عَبْدِي بِحَسَنَةٍ وَلَمْ يَعْمَلْهَا كَتَبْتُهَا لَهُ حَسَنَةً فَإِنْ عَمِلَهَا كَتَبْتُهَا عَشْرَ حَسَنَاتٍ إِلَى سَبْعِمِائَةِ ضِعْفٍ وَإِذَا هَمَّ بِسَيِّئَةٍ وَلَمْ يَعْمَلْهَا لَمْ أَكْتُبْهَا عَلَيْهِ فَإِنْ عَمِلَهَا كَتَبْتُهَا سَيِّئَةً وَاحِدَةً " 
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Keeping Sins a Secret :

‏‎Peacetv: A Call Towards Islam‎‏ من قبل ‏‎My Lord, guide me.‎‏
Keeping Sins a Secret :

From among the teachings of Allah’s Messenger (sallahu alayhi wa sallam) is to keep sins a secret matter. If someone commits a sinful act which is against the Commandments of Allah, or is against the moral character, or is such an act that may cause harm to one’s honor, then he should keep it a secret and seek forgiveness from Allah in the darkness of night.

The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) said: “My entire nation is safe, except al-Mujahirin (those who boast of their sins). Among the Mujaharah is that a man commits an (evil) act, and wakes up in the morning while Allah has kept his (sin) a secret, he says: “O so- and-so! Last night I did this and that.” He goes to sleep while Allah has kept his (sin) a secret but he wakes up in the morning and uncovers what Allah has kept a secret!” [Saheeh al-Bukhari]

Abdullah Ibn Masoud (May allah be pleased with him) related, `A man came to the Prophet and said: `O Messenger of Allah! I have mingled with a woman in the far side of al-Medina, and I fulfilled my desire short of actually having sexual intercourse with her. So, here am I, judge me according to what you decide.’ Umar Ibn al-Khattab (May allah be pleased with him) then said: `Allah had kept your secret, why did not you keep your secret?’ [Sharh Muslim]

Similarly, if one becomes aware of somebody else’s sin, he should keep it a secret. Allah’s Messenger (sallahu alayhi wa sallam) said: “He, who relieves a hardship of this Dunya (world) for a believer, Allah will relieve (from him) a hardship of the Day of Resurrection; he who makes easy an indebted person, Allah will make it easy for him in the Dunya and the Hereafter; he who covers a Muslim (meaning his mistakes and shortcomings), Allah will cover him in the Dunya and the Hereafter …” [Sahih Muslim]
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pessoa

‏‎Chat Islam Online Português‎‏ من قبل ‏‏‎My Lord, guide me.‎‏‏.
“Se a pessoa souber quais são as suas qualidades e as suas deficiências, então, não precisará se importar com o que as pessoas dizem dela"

Sheikh Jihad Hammadeh

ﺇﻧﺘﻬﺖ

ﺇﻧﺘﻬﺖ ﻗﺼﺔ ﺍﻟﻨﻤﺮﻭﺩ .. ﺑﺒﻌﻮﺿﺔ
إﻧﺘﻬﺖ ﻗﺼﺔ ﻓﺮﻋﻮﻥ .. ﺑﺎﻟﻤﺎﺀ
إﻧﺘﻬﺖ ﻗﺼﺔ ﻗﺎﺭﻭﻥ .. ﺑﺎﻟﺨﺴﻒ
إﻧﺘﻬﺖ ﻗﺼﺔ أﺑﺮﻫﺔ .. ﺑﺤﺠﺎﺭﺓ ﻣﻦ ﺳﺠﻴﻞ
ﺇﻧﺘﻬﺖ ﻗﺼﺔ ﺍلأﺣﺰﺍﺏ .. ﺑﺎﻟﺮﻳﺎﺡ
إﻧﺘﻬﺖ ﻗﺼﺔ أﺗﺎﺗﻮﺭﻙ .. ﺑﺎﻟﻨﻤﻞ ﺍﻷﺣﻤﺮ
إﻧﺘﻬﺖ ﻗﺼﺔ ﻫﺘﻠﺮ .. ﺑﺎلإﻧﺘﺤﺎﺭ
ينهي الله ﻗﺼﺺ ﺍﻟﺒﺎﻃﻞ ﺑﺄﺑﺴﻂ ﺍلأﺷﻴﺎﺀ ..
ﻓﻼ ﺗﺸﻐﻞ ﺑﺎﻟﻚ ﻛﻴﻒ سينتهي ﺍﻟﺒﺎﻃﻞ ﻷﻧﻪ ﺯﺍﺋﻞ ﻻ ﻣﺤﺎﻟﺔ ..
ﻭﻟﻜﻦ ﺍﺷﻐﻞ ﺑﺎﻟﻚ ﻛﻴﻒ ﺗﺪﺍﻓﻊ ﻋﻦ ﺍﻟﺤﻖ ﻷﻧﻪ ﺑﺎﻕ ﺭﻏﻢ ﺃﻧﻒ ﺍﻟﻈﺎﻟﻤﻴﻦ

logic?!

5 Biggest Tricks of Shaitan (Satan).

‏‎Sheikh Khalid Yasin‎‏ من قبل ‏‏‎My Lord, guide me.‎‏‏.
5 Biggest Tricks of Shaitan (Satan).

1. keep enjoying, life is long you can repent later.

2. oh, you have too many sins. Allah will not forgive you, keep doing sins.

3. you are young, have some fun.

4. everybody's doing it. don't be extremist. spice up your life.

5. don't remain cool during anger, patience is for cowards

Share, Don't let shaitan stop you from sharing this to other Muslims !

shahdah

death

‏‎Qul hu Allah hu ahad‎‏ من قبل ‏‏‎My Lord, guide me.‎‏‏.
In the name of Allah , the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful.

Every soul will taste death, and you will only be given your [full] compensation on the Day of Resurrection. So he who is drawn away from the Fire and admitted to Paradise has attained [his desire]. And what is the life of this world except the enjoyment of delusion.

You will surely be tested in your possessions and in yourselves. And you will surely hear from those who were given the Scripture before you and from those who associate others with Allah much abuse. But if you are patient and fear Allah - indeed, that is of the matters [worthy] of determination.

And [mention, O Muhammad], when Allah took a covenant from those who were given the Scripture, [saying], "You must make it clear to the people and not conceal it." But they threw it away behind their backs and exchanged it for a small price. And wretched is that which they purchased.

And never think that those who rejoice in what they have perpetrated and like to be praised for what they did not do - never think them [to be] in safety from the punishment, and for them is a painful punishment.

And to Allah belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth, and Allah is over all things competent.

Indeed, in the creation of the heavens and the earth and the alternation of the night and the day are signs for those of understanding.

Who remember Allah while standing or sitting or [lying] on their sides and give thought to the creation of the heavens and the earth, [saying], "Our Lord, You did not create this aimlessly; exalted are You [above such a thing]; then protect us from the punishment of the Fire.

Quran 3:185 to 191) !!!!!!!

Obedience to Parents Opens Doors to Paradise

 ‏‎Peacetv: A Call Towards Islam‎‏ من قبل ‏‏‎My Lord, guide me.‎‏‏.
Obedience to Parents Opens Doors to Paradise
The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “He who arises in the morning as obedient to both parents for the pleasure of Allah, then Allah opens out two doors of Paradise for him. If he has a single parent, a single door is opened for him. If he arises in the morning as a disobedient child to his parents, two doors of Hell are opened out to him and if there is one parent then one door is opened out.” A person asked, “Even if the parents are cruel to him or oppress him?” He (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) replied, “Even if they oppress him! Even if they oppress him! Even if they oppress him!” [Bayhaqi; Sha’bil Imaan]

Allah (subhana wa ta’ala) has left no room for us to be disrespectful or disobedient to our parents. Only if they command us to go against any injunction of Allah’s are we allowed, in fact required, to respectfully disobey them. We are in all other matters to bow down to their will and try to please them for the sake of Allah (subhana wa ta’ala).

If we adopt this behaviour because Allah (subhana wa ta’ala) asks us to, then our reward is with Him. It is He who will reward us and He is the best of rewarders.

When you wake up in the morning ask yourself, would Allah (subhana wa ta’ala) rate you as a child who is obedient to his/her parents or disobedient?@

qualities

Prophet mohammad said: Man is on the religion of his companion, so let one of you choose whom to befriend [Sunan Abu Dau'd : 4193]

There are signs, qualities and indications that help one distinguish and choose whom to be friend and associate with according to what one desires from friendship or companionship

There are religious and material gains to look for in any friendship or association. Material gains include earning money, fame or just friendship and companionship. Religious gains from friendship include learning religious knowledge and imitating righteous actions and statements, so that one might be helped to repel all types of impurity that might attack the heart and hinder from performing the acts of worship

Therefore, choose a friend or a companion who is wise, good mannered and righteous, who is neither a sinner, innovator in the religion or fond of this life
~fkm~

How to get close to Allah?

How to get close to Allah?

• Start off each day with the waking up supplications, thanking Allah for waking up in good shape.
• Put Allah first in your life.

• Broaden your horizons - learn 5 new verses from the Holy Qur'an every day, take up a booklet having supplications and read them.
• If someone says something mean to you, just shrug it off and dismiss it in a friendly, laid-back manner, and pray that Allah shall forgive him.
• When you get angry, remember Allah, and think how short and worthless life is to waste in being angry.
• Remember that you can never have too many friends, but you can have few quality friends that help you fulfil the purpose of your creation (i.e. live for Allah).
• When you're happy, try to share your happiness with others. Thank Allah for that, and pray for its continuation.

• When something bad or embarrassing happens to you, just think that it could always be worse, remember the reward of patience, and thank Allah that it's not worse than it is.

• Do something extra of goodness once in a while, like feeding a poor person, or caressing an orphan's head.

• Never stop believing that you can win Allah's love and thus work for it. Then you can win the love of Allah's slaves.

• Spend some time thinking of Allah's amazing creation.

• Always love those who love Allah unconditionally. This way you will ensure that you live for Him, love for Him, and hate for Him (those who are enemies of Him).

• Find the righteous ways to express yourself, and if you think that what you are about to say shall cause no benefit, maintain silence.

• Every now and then, give yourself a break. Give time to your family and friends, but always remember Allah and watch that He is watching you.

• Pray for blessing to come to those who are lost, and pray to Allah to guide them to the true path.

• Hug your parents, kiss their hands and heads and always obey them except when they order to disobey Allah.

• Smile to everyone, for your smile makes a big difference to him or her and you are rewarded.

• Forgive, forget and smile.

• Tears are not for women only... tears are for all human beings with feelings remaining in them. Don't restrain your tears when remembering Allah.

• When people criticize your actions and effort, revise your actions and see if they please Allah or not. If they do; then ignore and remember how the Noble Prophet (peace be upon him) and the Sahabah (Allah be pleased with them) were criticized, made fun of and even physically harmed, so have patience.

• Read the Holy Qur'an daily and try to have a schedule for completing it as much as you could. As you open the Holy Qur'an daily, read with attention not just passing your eyes through the words.

• Don't let popularity go to your head, for it never lasts and you may lose from it more than gain.

• Never look down on anybody, for, to Allah, they may be better than you.

• Convey this to all Muslims with the intention of having a healthy society living for Allah and pray: "Invite all to the way of your Lord with wisdom and beautiful preaching, and argue with them in ways that are best and most gracious." (Qur'an, 16:125)@

muslim

 ‏‎Nur Muslimah‎‏ من قبل ‏‏‎My Lord, guide me.‎‏‏.
يأَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ اتَّقُواْ اللَّهَ حَقَّ تُقَاتِهِ وَلاَ تَمُوتُنَّ إِلاَّ وَأَنتُم مُّسْلِمُونَ

O you who believe! Have Taqwa of Allah as is His due, and die not except as (true) Muslims.)

Al Imran : 102

10 TIPS ON HOW TO CONCENTRATE DURING SALAT (PRAYERS)

‏‎Islam Religion‎‏ من قبل ‏‏‎My Lord, guide me.‎‏‏.
10 TIPS ON HOW TO CONCENTRATE DURING SALAT (PRAYERS)

1. Before standing up for Prayer, try to deal with all the minor urgent matters which demand your attention. If you are pressed by hunger, eat first; if you are pressed to attend to the call of nature, relieve yourself; if you are the parent of an infant, feed him or her, or keep him or her busy.

2. Perform your wudu’ (ablution) well, paying ...due care and attention.

3. Approach the Prayer with zest and passion as if it is the last prayer in your life before dying. Actually the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) taught us that we could do nothing in this world that could ever surpass Prayer in merit and excellence.

4. Visualize that in your Prayer you are going to have a special audience with Allah, Lord of the worlds, and that you are enjoying a direct communion with Him—which, in fact, is true.

5. Think of the Prayer you are performing as if it were the last Prayer of your life. In fact, it could very well be the last one, since no one is given a guarantee that he would live to perform another Prayer.

6. Picture the scene of the Last Day when people will be lined up into two groups, one destined for Heaven, and another for Hell, and ask yourself where you would be placed.

7. Focus your mind on what you are reading in your Prayer and recite simple surah
that you understand it's meaning and ponder on the meaning whiles u recite.

8. If, in spite of your best efforts, your mind is still wandering, seek refuge in Allah and bring your mind back to Prayer.

9. Pray to Allah and beg Him to grant you true the joy of concentrating in your Prayer and protection against the wanderings of your mind.

10. Place your eyesight to the one spot where you will be making your sujud while you recite and avoid taking your eyes from that spot.

May Allah protect us from the tricks of shaitan during prayers and forgive us our mistakes.
Ameen!

BEARD

BEARD!

► The Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher said "I don't care how much money's on the table.... Nobody's cutting me."

► Telling them the beard is "going with him to the grave".

► In other news... How many Muslim brothers would accept ONE MILLION dollars to shave their beard?

► The prophet (sallAllahu alayhi wasallam) said "trim closely the moustache, and let the beard flow (grow)."

► This man rejected - and he is not even a Muslim

jihad

You're Never too Old to Perform Jihad.

hadithhadith

uda TV‎‏ من قبل ‏‎My Lord, guide me.‎‏
Narrated Abu Huraira:
Allah's Messenger (SAW) said, "For every prophet there is one (special invocation (that will not be rejected) with which he appeals (to Allah), and I want to keep such an invocation for interceding for my followers in the Hereafter."
Al Bukhari

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ، أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَالَ " لِكُلِّ نَبِيٍّ دَعْوَةٌ يَدْعُو بِهَا، وَأُرِيدُ أَنْ أَخْتَبِئَ دَعْوَتِي شَفَاعَةً لأُمَّتِي فِي الآخِرَةِ ".
البخارى

hajj

‏ ‏‎Nur Muslimah‎‏ من قبل ‏‏‎My Lord, guide me.‎‏‏.
لَبَّيْكَ اللَّهُمَّ لَبَّيْكَ لَا شَرِيكَ لَكَ لَبَّيْكَ إِنَّ الْحَمْدَ وَالنِّعْمَةَ لَكَ وَالْمُلْكَ لَا شَرِيكَ لَكَ
"I am present, O Allah, I am present, there is no partner unto You. I am present. Definitely praise and glory is yours(for You). The Kingdom is also Yours. There is no partner for You".

Abu Hurayrah said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) gave a sermon (khutbah) and said: “O people, Allaah has enjoined Hajj upon you so do Hajj.” (Narrated by Muslim, 1337).

Ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Whoever wants to go for Hajj, let him hasten to do it, because he may fall ill or some other problems may arise.” (Narrated by Abu Dawood, 1732, without the phrase “because he may…”’ also narrated by Ibn Maajah, 2883 and Ahmad, 1836).

According to a report narrated by Ahmad “Hasten to do Hajj –i.e., the obligatory Hajj – for none of you knows what may happen to him.”

These two reports strengthen one another. (See Irwaa’ al-Ghaleel by al-Albaani, 4/168).
صورة: ‏لَبَّيْكَ اللَّهُمَّ لَبَّيْكَ لَا شَرِيكَ لَكَ لَبَّيْكَ إِنَّ الْحَمْدَ وَالنِّعْمَةَ لَكَ وَالْمُلْكَ لَا شَرِيكَ لَكَ
"I am present, O Allah, I am present, there is no partner unto You. I am present. Definitely praise and glory is yours (for You). The Kingdom is also Yours. There is no partner for You".

Abu Hurayrah said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) gave a sermon (khutbah) and said: “O people, Allaah has enjoined Hajj upon you so do Hajj.” (Narrated by Muslim, 1337).

Ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Whoever wants to go for Hajj, let him hasten to do it, because he may fall ill or some other problems may arise.” (Narrated by Abu Dawood, 1732, without the phrase “because he may…”’ also narrated by Ibn Maajah, 2883 and Ahmad, 1836).

        According to a report narrated by Ahmad “Hasten to do Hajj –i.e., the obligatory Hajj – for none of you knows what may happen to him.”

        These two reports strengthen one another. (See Irwaa’ al-Ghaleel by al-Albaani, 4/168).‏

Corán

Reúnete con quienes invocan a su Señor por la mañana y por la tarde anhelando Su rostro.” (Corán 18:28)

10 TIPS ON HOW TO CONCENTRATE DURING SALAT(PRAYERS) :

10 TIPS ON HOW TO CONCENTRATE DURING SALAT(PRAYERS) :

1. Before standing up for Prayer, try to deal with all the minor urgent matters which demand your attention. If you are pressed by hunger, eat first; if you are pressed to attend to the call of nature, relieve yourself; if you are the parent of an infant, feed him or her, or keep him or her busy.

2. Perform your wudu’ (ablution) well, paying ...due care and attention.

3. Approach the Prayer with zest and passion as if it is the last prayer in your life before dying. Actually the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) taught us that we could do nothing in this world that could ever surpass Prayer in merit and excellence.

4. Visualize that in your Prayer you are going to have a special audience with Allah, Lord of the worlds, and that you are enjoying a direct communion with Him—which, in fact, is true.

5. Think of the Prayer you are performing as if it were the last Prayer of your life. In fact, it could very well be the last one, since no one is given a guarantee that he would live to perform another Prayer.

6. Picture the scene of the Last Day when people will be lined up into two groups, one destined for Heaven, and another for Hell, and ask yourself where you would be placed.

7. Focus your mind on what you are reading in your Prayer and recite simple surah
that you understand it's meaning and ponder on the meaning whiles u recite.

8. If, in spite of your best efforts, your mind is still wandering, seek refuge in Allah and bring your mind back to Prayer.

9. Pray to Allah and beg Him to grant you true the joy of concentrating in your Prayer and protection against the wanderings of your mind.

10. Place your eyesight to the one spot where you will be making your sujud while you recite and avoid taking your eyes from that spot.

7 things one should do to soften ones heart.

‎‏ من قبل ‏‎My Lord, guide me.‎‏
7 things one should do to soften ones heart.
1. Cry in fear of Allah
2. Remembrance of death
3. Make dua to Allah frequently
4. Always do good deeds
5. Adopt the fear of Allah in our hearts
6. Recitation of Qur'an regularly
7. Engage in the zikr of Allah abundantly.

May we engage ourselves with these above points to get closer to Allah s.w.t... Aa'meen !

True Story....

‏‎Islam Religion‎‏ من قبل ‏‏‎My Lord, guide me.‎‏‏.
True Story....

There was once a man who was an enemy to Islam. He had three famous questions that no person could answer. No Islamic scholar in Baghdad could answer his three questions...thus he made fun of Islam in public. He constantly ridiculed Islam and the Muslims. One day a small boy, who`s age was 10, came along and heard the man yelling and screaming at Muslims in the street. He was challenging people openly to answer the three questions.

The boy stood quietly and watched. He then decided that he would challenge the man. He walked up and told the man, "I will accept your challenge".

The man laughed at the boy and ridiculed the Muslims even more by saying, "A ten year old boy challenges me. Is this all you people have to offer!"

But the boy patiently reiterated his stance. He would challenge the man, and with Allah`s help and guidance, he would put this to an end. The man finally accepted.

The entire city gathered around a small "hill" where open addresses were usually made. The man climbed to the top, and in a loud voice asked his first question.

"What is your God doing right now?"

The small boy thought for a little while and then told the man to climb down the hill and to allow him to go up in order to address the question.

The man says "What? You want me to come down?"

The boy says, "Yes. I need to reply, right?"

The man made his way down and the small boy, age 10, with his little feet made his way up.

This small child`s reply was "Oh Allah Almighty! You be my witness in front of all these people. You have just willed that a Kafir be brought down to a low level, and that a Muslim be brought to a high level!"

The crowd cheered and screamed "Takbir"...."Allah-hu-akbar!!!"

The man was humiliated, but he boldly asked his Second question... "What existed before your God?"

The small child thought and thought.

Then he asked the man to count backwards. "Count from 10 backwards."

The man counted..."10, 9 ,8 , 7 , 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1,0"

The boy asked, "What comes before 0 ?"

The man: "I don`t know...nothing."

The boy: "Exactly. Nothing was before Allah, for He is eternal and absolute."

The crowd cheered again...."Takbir!"...."Allah-hu-akbar!!!!"

The man, now completely frustrated, asked his final question. "In which direction is your Allah facing?"

The boy thought and thought.

He then asked for a candle. A candle was brought to him. The blessed child handed it to the man and asked him to light it.

The man did so and remarked, "What is this supposed to prove?"

The young boy asked, "In which direction is light from the candle going?"

The man responded, "It is going in all directions."

The boy: "You have answered your own question. Allah`s light (noor) goes in all directions. He is everywhere. There is no where that He cannot be found.

"The crowd cheered again...."Takbir!"...."Allah-hu-akbar!!!"

The man was so impressed and so moved by the boy`s knowledge and spirituality, that he embraced Islam and became a student of the young boy.

So ended the debate.

Who was the young boy?

The young boy was one of our leaders and one of the greatest scholars, Imam Abu Hanîfa (May Allah bless him).

Ibrahim ibn Adham (ra) giving advice against disobedience
A man came to Ibrahim ibn Adham, may Allah be pleased with him, and said, "Abu Ishaq, I am unable to control myself. Please give me something to help me with it"

"If you accept five conditions," said Ibrahim, "and are able to put them into practice, your disobedience will not cause you any problem."

"Just tell me what they are, Abu Ishaq!" the man said. "The first is that when you want to disobey Allah you do not eat anything He provides." "Then how will I get anything to eat? Everything on the earth is from Him!" "So is it right to eat His provision and disobey Him at the same time?" replied Ibrahim.

"No, it is not. What is the second condition?" "When you want to disobey him, move off His land."

"That is even more difficult! Exclaimed the man. "In that case where will I live?"

"Is it right to eat his provision and live on His land and then to disobey Him?" asked Ibrahim. "No, it is not."

"What is the third condition?" "When you want to disobey Him in spite of eating His provision and living on His land, find a place where He will not see you and disobey Him there."

"What do you mean, Ibrahim? He knows everything that happens even in the most hidden places!" "So is it right to disobey Him when you eat His provision and live on His land and when you know that He can see everything you do?" "It certainly is not!" the man replied.

"Tell me the fourth condition." "That when the Angel of Death arrives to take your soul, you say to him, 'Give me a reprieve so that I can repent and act righteously for Allah.'"

"But he won't listen to me!" "Then if you cannot ward off death long enough to give yourself time to repent, and you know that when it comes there will be no reprieve, how can you hope to be saved?"

"What is the fifth?" "That when the angels of the Fire come to you to take you to the Fire, you do not go with them." "They will take me whether I like it or not!" exclaimed the man.

"So how can you hope to be saved?"

"Enough, enough, Ibrahim! I ask Allah's forgiveness and I turn to Him!"

The man's repentance was sincere and from that time on he was assiduous in his worship and avoided acts of disobedience until the day he died.

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