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Anas (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Prophet (PBUH) said, "Allah says:
' When a slave of Mine
draws near to Me a span, I draw near to him a cubit; and if he draws near to Me a cubit, I draw near to him a fathom.
And if he comes to Me walking, I go to him running.'''.
This Hadith mentions infinite benevolence, generosity, kindness and regard of Allah for His slaves,
which is evident from the reward that He gives to His slaves even on their minor good deeds.
لﺎﻗ ﻪﻨﻋ ﻪﱠﻠﻟا ﻲﺿر سﺎﺒﻋ ﻦﺑا ﻦﻋ
ﻢﱠﻠَﺳو ِﻪْﻴَﻠَﻋ ُﷲا ﻰّﻠَﺻ ﻪﱠﻠﻟا لﻮﺳر لﺎﻗ
ٌنﻮﺒﻐﻣ ِنﺎﺘﻤْﻌِﻧ
سﺎﻨﻟا ﻦﻣ ﺮﻴﺜآ ﺎﻤﻬﻴﻓ
غاﺮﻔﻟاو ﺔﺤﺼﻟا
ﻢﻠﺴﻣ ﻩاور
Ibn Abbas (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said,
"There are two
blessings in which many people incur loss. (They are) health and free time (for doing good)".
1. Al-Ghabn in Arabic means loss. What it really signifies is to sell something of one's own on less than its due
price, or to buy something on its double or triple price. In both cases one is a loser. When a person comes to know
about such a loss, he repents and feels sorry for it. This loss coupled with regret is called Al-Ghabn. In Ahadith, man
has been compared with trader, and health and leisure enjoyed by him with merchandise. One who uses his
merchandise with care, gains profit while he who wastes it, that is to say, uses it carelessly, will be a loser on the
Day of Resurrection.
2. The majority of people do not take proper care of both these things, with the result that one wastes the time in
useless activities and spends the physical strength and energy in the disobedience of Allah. One will have to face
severe consequences of it on the Day of Resurrection when he will be brought into account for everything.
،ُﻩﺎَﻣﺪَﻗ َﺮَﻄﻔَﺘﺗ ﻰﱠﺘﺣ ِﻞْﻴﱠﻠﻟا َﻦِﻣ ُمﻮُﻘﻳ نﺎَآ ﻢﱠﻠَﺳو ِﻪْﻴَﻠَﻋ ُﷲا ﻰّﻠَﺻ ﱠﻲِﺒﱠﻨﻟا ﱠنَأ ﺎﻬﻨﻋ ﻪﱠﻠﻟا ﻲﺿر ﺔﺸﺋﺎﻋ ﻦﻋ
،ُﻪَﻟ ُﺖْﻠُﻘَﻓ
ِﺒﻧَذ ْﻦِﻣ َمﱠﺪﻘﺗ ﺎَﻣ َﻚَﻟ ﻪﱠﻠﻟا َﺮَﻔﻏ ْﺪﻗو ،ِﻪﱠﻠﻟا َلﻮﺳر ﺎﻳ اﺬه ُﻊﻨﺼﺗ ْﻢِﻟ
لﺎﻗ ؟َﺮﱠﺧﺄﺗ ﺎﻣو َﻚ
َنﻮُآأ ْنَأ ﱡﺐِﺣُأ َﻼَﻓَأ
؟ًارﻮُﻜﺷ ًاﺪْﺒﻋ
ﻪﻴﻠﻋ ٌﻖﻔﺘﻣ
َﺔَﺒْﻌُﺷ ﻦﺑ ةﺮﻴﻐُﻤﻟا ﺔﻳاور ﻦﻣ ﻦﻴﺤﻴﺤﺼﻟا ﻲﻓ ﻩﻮﺤﻧو ،يرﺎﺨﺒﻟا ﻆﻔﻟ اﺬه
`Aishah (May Allah be pleased with her) said: The Prophet (PBUH) would stand (in prayer) so long that the skin
of his feet would crack. I asked him, "Why do you do this while your past and future sins have been forgiven?'' He
"Should I not be a grateful slave of Allah?''
[Al-Bukhari and Muslim].
1. All the Prophets were free from major sins. However, some religious scholars justify some of their minor sins
with plausible reasons but the majority of them maintain that they are free from all sins because of their innocence.
In this situation, it does not make any sense to speak of their sins. But the fact of the matter is quite different.
Anything short of excellent done by them is counted as a sin.
2. The more one is rewarded by Allah, the greater the proportion of one's gratitude of Allah for His Benevolence
should be. The best form of doing so is that one should not only be highly obedient and dutiful in the performance of
the obligations but also add maximum voluntary prayers to them.
ﺖﻟﺎﻗ ﺎﻬﻧأ ﺎﻬﻨﻋ ﻪﱠﻠﻟا ﻲﺿر ﺔﺸﺋﺎﻋ ﻦﻋ
ُﺮْﺸﻌْﻟا َﻞَﺧَد اَذإ ﻢﱠﻠَﺳو ِﻪْﻴَﻠَﻋ ُﷲا ﻰّﻠَﺻ ﻪﱠﻠﻟا ُلﻮﺳر نﺎآ
َرَﺰْﺌِﻤﻟا ﱠﺪَﺷو ﱠﺪﺟو ،ْﻪﻠْهأ ﻆﻘﻳأو ،َﻞْﻴﱠﻠﻟا ﺎﻴﺣأ
ﻪﻴﻠﻋ ٌﻖﻔﺘﻣ
داﺮﻤﻟاو :
نﺎﻀﻣر ﺮﻬﺷ ﻦﻣ ُﺮِﺧاوﻷا ُﺮْﺸﻌْﻟا
» رَﺰْﺌِﻤﻟاَو «
َﻳﺎﻨِآ ﻮُهو ُرازِﻹا
َﻞﻴِﻗو ،ِءﺎﺴﱢﻨﻟا لاَﺰِﺘْﻋا ﻦﻋ ٌﺔ
ِةَدﺎﺒِﻌﻠﻟ ُﻩﺮﻴِﻤْﺸﺗ
ُلﺎﻘُﻳ :
ْيأ ،يِرَﺰْﺌِﻣ ِﺮﻣﻷا اﺬﻬِﻟ ُتْدﺪَﺷ
ُﻪَﻟ ُﺖﻏﱠﺮَﻔَﺗَو ُتﺮﻤﺸﺗ
`Aishah (May Allah be pleased with her) said:
With the start of the last ten days of Ramadan, Messenger of
Allah (PBUH) would pray all the night, and would keep his family awake for the prayers. He tied his lower garment
(i.e., avoided sleeping with his wives) and devoted himself entirely to prayer and supplication.
[Al-Bukhari and Muslim].
One should try to do more good deeds in the blessed hours and times, as was the practice of the
Prophet (PBUH) during the last ten days of the month of Ramadan every year.