Khutba Summaries

The Rewards of Patience

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Summary of today’s khutba:

Sabr is:

  • Steadfastness in obeying Allah
  • Self-control by not falling into sin
  • Enduring sorrows of life

(1) Allah commands Prophet Muhammad ﷺ to be infused with patience (Quran 16:127; 46:35)

(2) Allah commands believers to acquire patience and ties it to their success (Quran 3:200)

(3) Allah has commanded patience and salah in times of adversity (Quran 2:45)

(4) Allah praises those who exercise patience (Quran 2:177)

(5) Patience is better for the person (Quran 16:126)

(6) No one is promised “blessings” and “mercy from their Lord” except the patient (Quran 2:157)

(7) Patience is light in darkness of suffering (Muslim)

(8) Patience is best gift (Bukhari, Muslim)

(9) Patience is always good for a believer (Muslim)

(10) Patient endurance of pains and sorrows of life atones for sins (Bukhari, Muslim)

(11) Paradise is the reward for a believer who is patient at the loss of beloved ones (Bukhari, Muslim)

May Allah grant us all the understanding of sabr. May Allah grant us all the strength to have sabr.

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