From mankind is he who desires to exploit the lenience of Islām with an evil exploitation, so he allows himself to do the forbidden things and to leave off the obligations, and he says, ”The religion is easy.” Yes, the religion is surely easy; however, that does not mean that a person can exempt himself from its rulings and follow the desires of his soul.
Book: Sittings in the Month of Ramadān & A Gift to the People of Īmān in Lessons for the Month of Ramadān (2 Books in One)
Author: Shaykh Sālih al-Fawzān
Published by: Authentic Statements Publishing
Translators: Raha Batts and Rasheed Barbee