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The Fruits of Tawheed (Part 7)

The Prophet (ﷺ) said:

من قام رمضان إيمانًا واحتسابًا غفر له ما تقدم من ذنبه

“He who observes optional prayer (Taraweeh prayers) throughout Ramadan, out of sincerity of Faith and in the hope of earning reward, will have his past sins pardoned.” [Agreed upon] 

And in another narration: 

من صام رمضان إيمانًا واحتسابًا، غفر له ما تقدم من ذنبه 

“He who observes fasting during the month of Ramadan with Faith, while seeking its reward from Allaah, will have his past sins forgiven.” [Agreed upon] 

We need strong faith in order to fast and establish the nights with prayer in Ramadan in the way pleasing to Allaah. We should take the means of increasing our faith now. When our faith is increased, it will produce fruits which benefit us both in this world and the next:

Continuation of  Point 8, One is comforted at the onset of calamity and hardship (Fruits of Tawheed – Part 6)

When any calamity befalls the believer, he immediately thinks of the reward he will get from Allaah. At the same time, he hopes for the removal of his distress; an exchange of his state to a better one. He does not despair of the Mercy of Allaah. Also, when He is afflicted with the calamity, he believes that Allaah is Al-Hakeem, Ar-Raheem, Al-Wadood, This comforts and consoles his heart. Read the rest of this entry