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The Naseeha of Abu Bakar to Umar on his deathbed

When Abû Bakr Al-Siddîq was on his deathbed he called ‘Umar – Allah be pleased with them – and said:

Fear Allah o ‘Umar, and know that Allah has deeds to be done for Him in the day which He will not accept if done at night, and He has deeds to be done for Him at night which He will not accept if done during the day. He will not accept extra (nâfilah) deeds unless you fulfill the obligatory deeds. The scales of those whose scales will be weighty on the Day of Resurrection will only be weighty because they followed the truth in this life and it was weighty to them. And scales in which the truth will be placed tomorrow truly deserve to be heavy. And the scales of those whose scales will be light on the Day of Resurrection will only be light because they followed falsehood in this life and it was a light matter to them. And scales in which falsehood will be placed tomorrow truly deserve to be light.

Allah the Exalted has mentioned the people of Paradise and mentioned them in the context of their best deeds, and overlooked their evil deeds, so when I remember them I say to myself: I fear that I will not be included with them. And Allah the Exalted has mentioned the people of Hell and mentioned them in the context of their worst deeds and rejected their best deeds, so when I remember them I say: I hope I won’t be Continue reading

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Hadith 15: Answer to Why Our Supplications Not Granted

Sayyidina Abu Hurairah reported the Messenger of Allah as saying:O People, Allah is Pure and accepts only the Pure. And He has commanded the Believers what He had commanded the Messengers (peace and blessings be on them) saying: “O you Messengers! Eat of the good things and do righteous deeds. Surely I am the knower of what you do.” (Al-Quran, Chapter Al- Muminoon 23:51)And He said (to the Believers) “O you who believe! Eat of the wholesome thing … Read More

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