Sunday, November 9, 2014

"That which I fear the most for my ummah is an eloquent hypocrite"

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The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “The thing I fear most for my Ummah is the eloquent hypocrite.” [Ahmad]

A hypocrite (Munafiq) is a person who dislikes Islam yet claims to be a Muslim. Eloquent hypocrites artfully use their tongues to sow seeds of doubt (in Islam) among the Muslims. The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) worried much for his Ummah regarding eloquent hypocrites.

Umar bin al-Khattab (radi Allahu anhu) advised: “Do not be impressed by the twitter of an individual. But one who fulfils his duty and trust, and refrains from (transgressing against) the honor of people is the real man.” [Al-Bayhaqi, Al-Sunan Al-Kubra]

a person who pretends to have virtues, moral or religious beliefs, principles, etc., that he or she does not actually possess, especially a person whose actions ...

noun: hypocrisy; plural noun: hypocrisies

    the practice of claiming to have higher standards or more noble beliefs than is the case.
    "his target was the hypocrisy of suburban life"
    synonyms:    sanctimoniousness, sanctimony, pietism, piousness, affected piety, affected superiority, false virtue, cant, humbug, pretence, posturing, speciousness, empty talk;
    insincerity, falseness, falsity, deceptiveness, deceit, deceitfulness, deception, dishonesty, dissembling, dissimulation, duplicity, imposture, two-facedness, double-dealing;
 Branches of Hypocrisy

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