Some of the People Being a Trial for Others – Will You Have Patience?

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Ibn Al-Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said regarding the saying of Allaah, The Most High:   وَجَعَلْنَا بَعْضَكُمْ لِبَعْضٍ فِتْنَةً أَتَصْبِرُونَ ((And We have made some of you as a trial for others; will you have … Continue reading

The Bitterness of the Dunya is the Sweetness of the Hereafter – A Consolation of Enjoining Patience Under Tribulations

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   When discussing some the remedies which help to enjoin patience when one is faced with tests and tribulations; Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyyah (rahimahullaah) said:   “From its remedies is that he should look … Continue reading

The Levels of the People in Relation to Sicknesses & Some Words of Encouragement for Those Afflicted With Illnesses

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Shaikh Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) said when speaking of the levels of people in relation to sicknesses:   “The first level: the level of annoyance/embitterment In that one is annoyed with … Continue reading

Shaikh ‘Uthaimeen: “If You See Yourself as Sluggish in Regards to Good…”

 الحمد لله رب العالمين، والصلاة والسلام على أشرف الأنبياء والمرسلين، نبينا محمد وعلى آله وصحبه أجمعين أما بعد   With regards to the saying of Allaah, The Most High: {وَلَكِنْ كَرِهَ اللَّهُ انْبِعَاثَهُمْ فَثَبَّطَهُمْ وَقِيلَ اقْعُدُوا مَعَ الْقَاعِدِينَ}  ((But Allaah disliked their being sent, so He made them lag behind, … Continue reading

Noteworthy Speech From Ibn Taymiyyah On The Harms Throughout History in Rebelling Against the Rulers

 الحمد لله رب العالمين، والصلاة والسلام على أشرف الأنبياء والمرسلين نبينا محمد، وعلى آله وصحبه أجمعين. أما بعد   Shaikh ul Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullaah) said: So in general, Ahul us Sunnah (the people of the Sunnah) expend their efforts in obedience to Allaah and His Messenger in accordance to … Continue reading

Important Words By Shaikh ‘Uthaimeen On Dealing With The Hardships Which Afflict This Ummah

الحمد لله رب العالمين والصلاة والسلام على أشرف الأنبياء والمرسلين نبينا محمد وعلى آله وصحبه ومن تبعهم بإحسان إلى يوم الدين. وبعد؛   Shaikh Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) said during his discussion of the hadeeth reported by Al-Bukhaaree (no.3612) in which there occurs from Khabbaab bin Al-Arat (radhiyallaahu ‘anhu) … Continue reading

Readings from Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa: Patience, Resilience, Strength and Bravery

The following are a selection of illustrations cited by Imaam Adh-Dhahabee in his book: Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa of the unique qualities of patience, resilience, strength and bravery possessed by the Salaf of this Ummah as well as others after them:   Aboo Dharr (radhiyallaahu ‘anhu) remained for thirty days without … Continue reading