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The most beloved acts to Allah are those carried out with consistency

Question

Please provide the reference and verify the translation of the following narration.

“O people, you should do whatever [good] deeds you can, for Allah does not get tired [of giving reward] when you get tired. And the most beloved of good deeds to Allah are those deeds that are done with consistency, even if it is little. If the family of Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would carry out an act, they would persist and carry it out with consistency.”

 

Answer

Imam Muslim (rahimahullah) has recorded the exact narration in question on the authority of Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha). Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) has recorded part of the narration.

(Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 782. Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 43 and 5861)

 

The translation of the narration as in the question is correct.

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar