إِنَّمَا يَرْحَمُ اللَّهُ مِنْ عِبَادِهِ الرُّحَمَاءَ
Allah is merciful only to those of His slaves who are merciful (to others).
- Muslims are expected to be kind and merciful.
- Allah only blesses those who are kind and merciful to others.
- Examples of kindness and mercy include forgiving others, helping those in need, feeding the hungry, and visiting the sick.
Admin’s note: This saying is part of a much longer narration relating to the death of one of the Prophet (SAW)’s grandsons. A discussion of the remainder of the narration is beyond the scope of this post.
Reference: Sahih al-Bukhari 7448