[4] Hadith Four

The Prophet's Recommendation That None Be Burdensome Nor Covetous Among People, And To Perform One's Prayer Intensely For It May Be One's Last

Narrated from Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas (: A man came to the Prophet and said: "O Messenger of Allah, advise me!" He replied: "Expect nothing from what people possess. Beware of greed, for it is immediate poverty. Perform your prayer as one departing. Beware of what one apologizes for."1

1 Narrated by al-Hakim (4:326) who declared it sahih,...

Allah's blessings and peace on the Prophet., his Family, and his Companions

Dr. G.F. Haddad

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