“O Messenger of Allah! Indeed, I love you…”

“O Messenger of Allah! Indeed, I love you…”

Posted in The Words of the Salaf on February 10, 2008 by Abu Sabaya

‘A’ishah reported that a man came to the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) and said: “O Messenger of Allah! Indeed, I love you more than I love myself, and I love you more than I love my family, and I love you more than I love my children. When I am at home and I think of you, I am unable to contain myself until I can come to you and look at you. When I think about my death and your death, I know that when you enter Paradise, you will be raised to where the Prophets are. But, if I enter Paradise, I am afraid: will I be able to see you?”

So, the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) did not answer him at all until Jibril revealed to him: {“And whoever obeys Allah and the Messenger, then they will be in the company of those on whom Allah has bestowed His Grace – of the Prophets, the truthful, the martyrs and the righteous. And how excellent these companions are!”} [an-Nisa’; 69]

[‘Silsilat al-Ahadith as-Sahihah’; #2933]

 

— From iskandari.wordpress.com

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  1. #1 by Umm Sulaym on January 23, 2011 - 12:44 am

    SubhanAllah!
    What a golden hadith :)
    Looooved it mashaa’Allah.

    Keep sharing and keep motivating…all for the Sake of His Pleasure!

    Wasalamu alaykum warahmatullah,
    -UmmS.

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