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The virtue of having good hopes and thoughts regarding Allah Ta’ala

Question

What is the authenticity and reference of the following Hadith?

يؤمر بإخراج رجلين من النار فإذا خرجا ووقفا قال الله لهما: كيف وجدتما مقيلكما وسوء مصيركما؟ فيقولان: شر مقيل وأسوأ مصير صار إليه العباد فيقول لهما: بما قدمت أيديكما وما أنا بظلام للعبيد قال: فيأمر بصرفهما إلى النار فأما أحدهما فيعدو في أغلاله وسلاسله حتى يقتحمها، وأما الآخر فيتلكا فيأمر بردهما فيقول للذي عدا في أغلاله وسلاسله ما حملك على ما صنعت وقد خبرتها؟ فيقول: إني قد خبرت من وبال المعصية ما لم أكن أتعرض لسخطك ثانية قال: ويقول للذي تلكأ ما حملك على ما صنعت؟ فيقول: حسن ظني بك حين أخرجتني منها ألا تردني إليها فيرحمهما ويأمر بهما إلى الجنة

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Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) not asking for help

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You have answered a question here regarding Thawban (radiyallahu ‘anhu). When he would drop his whip from his mount, he would dismount and get the whip without asking anyone for assistance.

I have heard a similar narration regarding Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

Can you source and verify this version?

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Two types of knowledge

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What is the authenticity of this narration?

Sayyiduna Jabir (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “There are two types of knowledge. The first type is that knowledge which is in the heart of a person and this is the one that is beneficial knowledge. The second type is that knowledge which is on the tongue then it is this knowledge that will be used as evidence of Allah Ta’ala against a person.”

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A narration regarding the Buraq on the night of Mi’raj

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I have read a narration where the Buraq misbehaved when Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was about to mount it. Jibril (‘alayhis salam) reprimanded it and said something to the effect ‘Are you doing this to Muhammad sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam?’

What is the correct wording and verification?

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A fabricated Hadith regarding advice offered to Mu’adh ibn Jabal (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

Question

Can I quote the following narration?

عن معاذ رضي الله عنه أن رجلاً قال: حدثنى حديثاً سمعته من رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال: فبكى معاذ حتى ظننت أنه لا يسكت، ثم سكت ثم قال: سمعت رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال لى يا معاذ: قلت له لبيك بأبى أنت وأمى. قال: إنى مُحدثك حديثا إن انت حفظته نفعك، وإن أنت ضيعته ولم تحفظه انقطعت حجتك عند الله يوم القيامة، يا معاذ: إن الله خلق سبعة أملاك قبل أن يخلق السموات والأرض، ثم خلق السموات فجعل لكل سماء من السبعة ملكا بواباً عليها قد جللها عظما فتصعد الحفظة بعمل العبد….الى آخر الحديث

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300 Ambiya buried around the Ka’bah

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What is the status of the following Hadiths?

  1. “Whenever a Nabi would leave his nation, he would go to the Ka’bah to worship Allah and certainly there are 300 graves of Ambiya around the Ka’bah”
  2. “The grave of Hud, Salih and Shu’ayb (‘alayhimus salam) are in the Haram”
  3. “When a nation was destroyed, the Nabi went to Makkah to worship Allah Ta’ala until he passed away. The grave of Hud is between the Hajarul Aswad and the well of Zam Zam”

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There will always be a group on truth (haqq)

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Is this Hadith authentic and what is the source?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“There will always remain a group of people from my Ummah who will be triumphant on truth (haqq). Those who will oppose them or abandon them, will not be able to harm them. This will continue until the Command of Allah arrives [i.e. until the wind which will blow and take the lives of the believers just before Qiyamah]”

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