Sayings of the Prophet

Sayings of the Prophet SAW

This section is dedicated to some words of advice given to us by the Prophet, one may see many phrases and moral advices within it that may seem familiar to what one may have heard elsewhere. This is what Muslims are proud of believing is the universality of his Message.

When the Prophet, Muhammad SAW was asked by ‘Amr ibn ‘Abasah what was meant by faith, he replied ‘Self-restraint and gentleness.’

HADlTH OF MUSLIM

‘Simplicity, too, is a part of faith.’

HADlTH OF ABU DAWOOD ON THE AUTHORITY OF ABU ‘UMAMAH

 

‘A man without trust is a man without faith.

And a man who does not fulfil his promises is a man without religion.’

HADlTH OF AHMAD IBN HAMBAL ON THE AUTHORITY OF ANAS IBN MALIK

 

‘Greed and faith can never co-exist in the human heart.’

HADlTH OF AN-NASA’i ON THE AUTHORITY OF ABU HURAYRAH

 

‘God loves the believers who labour to

earn a living through lawful means.’

HADITH OF AT-IABRANI ON THE AUTHORITY OF ‘ABDULLAH IBN ‘ UMAR

 

‘When you face flatterers, throw dust in their faces.’

HADITH OF MUSLIM ON THE AUTHORITY OF MIQDAD IBN ASWAD

 

‘Whoever loves for God or hates for God, gives for God or withholds for God has indeed completed faith.’

HADITH OF AL-BUKHARI AND MUSLIM ON THE AUTHORITY OF ABU ‘ UMAMAH

 

‘When I stand for Salah I want to offer a long prayer, but I shorten it when I hear a child’s cry, because I do not want to cause anxiety to the mother.’

HADITH OF AL-BUKHARI. ON THE AUTHORITY OF ABU QATADAH

 

‘A believer who feeds another of the faithful who is hungry, will be fed of the fruits of Paradise by God on the Day of Judgement. A believer who serves water to another

who is thirsty, will have his thirst quenched from the sealed drinks by God on the Day of judgement. A believer who clothes another who is in dire need of clothing, will be rewarded with apparel from Paradise by God on the Day of Judgement.’

HADlTH OF AT-TlRMIDHl

ON THE AUTHORTY OF ABU SA’lD AL-KHUDRl.

 

Abu Dharr al-Ghifari relates that he came to the Prophet, who was sitting in the shade of the Ka’bah. When the Prophet saw him he said,

‘They stand to lose‘. Abu Dharr said, ‘May my parents be your ransom! To whom do you refer?‘ ‘To those with an excess of riches,‘ he replied, ‘who just squander their wealth, heedless of the fact that they can be saved only if they spend generously for a good cause. And there are very few wealthy men of that class.‘

HADlTH OF AL-BUKHARl AND MUSLIM.

 

‘The strong believer is better and more beloved to Allah than the weak one, while good exists in both. Wish for things which are beneficial to you, and seek God’s help.

Do not lose heart. If you are visited by misfortune, do not say, ‘If only I had done such-and-such…‘ but say, ‘Allah decreed it and He does as He wills,‘ for truly ‘it’ opens the door for Satan’s work.’

HADITH OF IBN MAJAH ON THE AUTHORITY OF AB U HURAYRAH

 

The Messenger of God said,

“Consideration is from God, and haste is from the devil.”

AL-BAYHAQl

 

The Messenger of God said,

“Love for humanity what you love for yourself.”

AL-BUKHARI

 

The Messenger of God said,

“ShouId you become eager to mention another’s faults, recall (first) your own.”

AR-RAFl‘l

 

The Messenger of God said,

“Should you wish to act, ponder well the consequences.

If good, carry on; if not desist.”

IBN AL-MUBARAK

 

The Messenger of God said,

“Two should never converse privately excluding a third until others join them. The reason being is that it would dismay him.”

IBN MAJAH