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The reward for avoiding lies even in jest

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What is the source of this Hadith?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “I stand guarantee for a house in the middle of Jannah for the person who avoids lying even if he were joking/in jest.”

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Allah Ta’ala loves to be asked

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Kindly reference this narration:

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Ask Allah from His bounties, for indeed Allah ‘Azza wa Jalla likes to be asked; and the most excellent worship is [patiently] waiting relief [after du’a].”

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Jibril (‘alayhis salam) detested Fir’awn

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Could you reference the narration?

Jibril (‘alayhis salam) told Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam): “There was nothing on earth that I detested more than Fir’awn. When he [proclaimed] belief [just before drowning] I stuffed his mouth with sludge, fearing that mercy would come to him.”

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Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) would dedicate the entire night to the recital of Quran

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Please could you mention the reference for this?

On one occasion, some of the Fuqaha (Jurists) of Egypt entered the presence of Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) at the time of sehri. On entering and meeting him, they saw that he had a Quran before him and was occupied its recitation. Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) addressed them saying, “Your engagement in Fiqh has occupied you from reciting the Quran, whereas I dedicate special time to recite the Qur’an every night. After performing the ‘Isha Salah, I place the Quran before me and commence its recitation. I only complete my recitation at the time of dawn.”

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