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Virtues of deeds

A narration regarding Ramadan

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Is this narration authentic?

اتقوا شهر رمضان فإنه شهر الله جعل لكم أحد عشر شهرا تشبعون فيها وتروون وشهر رمضان شهر الله فاحفظوا فيه أنفسكم

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A virtue of saying ‘La ilaha illallah’

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What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Whosoever recites La ilaha illallah any time during the day or night, his sins are remitted from his account and virtues are written instead.”

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The virtue of ‘La ilaha illallah’

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Is this Hadith strong enough to quote?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“By Him in Whose hand is my soul, if the heavens and the earth and all that are in them and everything that is in between were brought and placed in one pan of the Balance, and the witnessing that there is no god but Allah were placed in the other, the latter would outweigh the former.”

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An unauthentic virtue of seeking knowledge

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Can this Hadith be quoted?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Seeking knowledge for a short while is better than offering Tahajjud Salah for one night and seeking knowledge for one day is better than fasting for three days”

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Humans and the Jinn will testify in favour of the Muadhin

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What is the level of authenticity of this Hadith?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“No jinn or man or anything within range hears the voice of the muadhin, except that they will bear witness in favour of the Muadhin on the Day of Resurrection”

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Enjoining good and forbidding evil, are deeds to be done openly and not secretly

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What is the status of this narration?

حدثنا أبو خيثمة، قال: حدثنا محمد بن يزيد بن خنيس، قال: سمعت وهيب بن الورد بن أبي الورد، مولى بني مخزوم قال: لقي عالم عالما هو فوقه في العلم، فقال: يرحمك الله، ما الذي أخفي من عملي؟ قال: ما يظن بك أنك لم تعمل حسنة قط إلا أداء الفرائض، قال: يرحمك الله، فما الذي أعلن من عملي؟، قال: الأمر بالمعروف والنهي عن المنكر؛ فإنه دين الله الذي بعث الله به أنبياءه إلى عباده، وقد اجتمع الفقهاء على قول نبي الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: {وجعلني مباركا أين ما كنت} [مريم: 31] ما بركته تلك؟ قال: الأمر بالمعروف والنهي عن المنكر أينما كان

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