'Hadith Qudsi'

Hadith Qudsi [DS71-80]

IN THE NAME OF GOD, THE ALL-COMPASSIONATE, THE MOST MERCIFUL, AND MAY THE BLESSING OF GOD BE UPON OUR MASTER MUHAMMAD, HIS FAMILY AND HIS COMPANIONS, AND PEACE BE UPON THEM ALL.

Praise be to God, Lord of the universes, who is the ultimate reward for those who fear Him. There is no power nor might save in God, the High, the Magnificent. May blessings and peace be upon Muhammad, master of the universes, upon his family, the pure ones, and upon his companions, followers, and all believers.

THIRTY-FIRST NEWS (71)

God, ever mighty and majestic is He, says (when the angels say: “O Lord, there is a servant here who wants to commit an evil act” – and God knows better about it than they: “Watch over him, and if he performs it, reckon it to him as it is. And if he does not perform it, then reckon it to him as a good deed. For truly, he only abandons it for My sake.”

THIRTY-SECOND NEWS (72)

On the Day of Resurrection, when actions are displayed, God, ever mighty and majestic is He, will say to the angels: “Look at the prayer of My servant and see if he has completed it or if he has omitted anything.” If he has completed it, it shall be set down as complete. If he has omitted anything in it, God will say: “See if My servant has done anything voluntarily.”

He will declare: “Complete what My servant was required to do with what he did voluntarily.”

The Prophet, may God give him blessings and peace, added:

“It is thus that the works are accepted.”

THIRTY-THIRD NEWS (73)

God, ever exalted is He, says: “O child of Adam, I strike you with three blows: poverty, illness, and death. And yet despite that, you are impetuous.”

THIRTY-FOURTH NEWS (74)

God, ever mighty and majestic is He, answers someone who embarks upon the pilgrimage with unlawful possessions, saying “Here am I, Lord, at Your service”, and says:

“There is no ‘here am I, at Your service’, until you have cast aside what you have in your hands.” 

God, ever exalted is He, said to Moses, upon him be peace: “I shall teach you five sayings which constitute the pillars of Religion.”

“Until you have learned that My Kingdom has ended, do not abandon your obedience to Me.”

“Until you have learned that My Treasuries are exhausted, do not be concerned for your nourishment.”

“Until you have learned that your enemy is dead, do not think yourself safe from attack, and do not neglect to fight.”

“Until you have learned that I have forgiven you, do not criticize sinners.”

“Until you have entered My Paradise, do not think yourself safe from My ruse.”

THIRTY-FIFTH NEWS (75)

Giving the choice to His Prophet, may God give him blessings and peace, God, ever mighty and majestic is He, said: “You may be either prophet–servant or prophet–king. It is as you wish.”

Gabriel, upon him be peace, revealed to him: “Be humble,” and the Prophet, may God give him blessings and peace, replied: “Let me be a prophet–servant.”

THIRTY-SIXTH NEWS (76)

God, ever mighty and majestic is He, says: “Whoever demeans one of My Saints has declared war on Me.”

THIRTY-SEVENTH NEWS (77)

God, ever mighty and majestic is He, says: “The act of worship that is most beloved to Me is the giving of good counsel.”

THIRTY-EIGHTH NEWS (78)

God, ever mighty and majestic is He, will say in addressing the people of Paradise:

“I am your Lord whom you worshipped although you did not see Me. You called to Me, you loved Me, you feared Me.”

“By My Might and My Majesty! By My Height and My Grandeur! By My Splendour and My Glory! Truly, I am well-pleased with you, I love you and I love what you love.”

“You have in Me that which your souls desire and that which delights your eyes. You have in Me that which you ask for and that which you wish. All that you wish, I wish, so ask Me. Do not be shy or reticent.”

THIRTY-NINTH NEWS (79)

God, ever exalted is He, says: “The child of Adam wrongs Me when he curses the time, for I am Time! In My Hand is the Order. I cause the night and day to turn, one upon the other.”

FORTIETH NEWS (80)

God, ever mighty and majestic is He, says to the angels on the Day of Arafa:

“Regard My Servants! They come to Me disheveled, dust-covered, down every long mountain road. I call you all to witness that I have forgiven them.”

The angels will then ask: “But Lord, this one has done wrong, and this one and that one!”

God, ever exalted is He, will reply: “I have already forgiven them.”

President

The divine scriptures are God’s beacons to the world. Surely God offered His trust to the heavens and the earth, and the hills, but they shrank from bearing it and were afraid of it. And man undertook it.
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