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only concerned with their rule and interests and take no interest in providing justice to people and removing their
difficulties. In fact, rulers are advised to adhere to justice, uprightness and equity as this can endear them to Allah as
well as to people. Moreover, we are told that rebellion against rulers is disallowed till they commit a flagrant act of
disbelief and stop abiding by the duties of Islam, particularly Salat
َلﺎﻗ ْﻪْﻨَﻋ ُﻪﱠﻠﻟا ﻲﺿر رﺎﻤِﺣ ﻦﺑ ِ
ضﺎَﻴِﻋ ْﻦَﻋو
ُلﻮﻘﻳ ﻢﱠﻠَﺳو ِﻪْﻴَﻠَﻋ ُﷲا ﻰّﻠَﺻ ِﻪﱠﻠﻟا لﻮُﺳَر ﺖْﻌِﻤﺳ
» ُﻞْهَأ
ٌﺔَﺛﻼَﺛ ِﺔﱠﻨَﺠﻟا
ﱠﻓَﻮُﻣ ٌﻂِﺴْﻘُﻣ ٍنﺎﻄْﻠُﺳ وُذ
وُذ ٌﻒﱢﻔَﻌَﺘُﻣ ٌﻒﻴِﻔَﻋو ، ٍﻢِﻠْﺴُﻣَو ﻰَﺑْﺮُﻗ ىِذ ﱢﻞُﻜِﻟ ِﺐْﻠَﻘﻟا ٌﻖﻴﻗَر ٌﻢﻴِﺣَر ٌﻞُﺟَرو ، ٌﻖ
ٍلﺎﻴِﻋ «
ﻢﻠﺴﻣ ُﻩاور
`Iyad bin Himar (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said,
"The people of
Jannah will be of three kinds: A just successful ruler, a man who shows mercy to his relatives, and a pious believer
who has a large family and refrains from begging.''
All the three qualities mentioned in the Hadith particularly characterize the men of Faith and will
cause their entry to Jannah. Every believer is expected to strive for being invested with these good qualities.