40 Hadith: Lesson 27

Sun 9 June 2019

Lesson 27: Hadith 15 (Part 5-6) Hadith 16 (Part 1)

Currently on Hadith 15

  • On the authority of Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with him), that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: “Whoever believes in Allah and the Last Day then let him speak good, or keep silent; and whoever believes in Allah and the Last Day then let him honour his neighbour; and whoever believes in Allah and the Last Day then let him honour his guest.” [Sahih Al-Bukhari & Muslim]
  • The explanation of this hadith is split into 6 parts
  • Recap of previous lessons:
    • Part 1: The Prophet (ﷺ) mentioned Iman (belief) in Allah and the Last Day alongside these good deeds
    • Part 2: Quotes from the Imams and scholars of the past
    • Part 3: What meaning does the word “khair” (Good) carry?
    • Part 4: “Whoever believes in Allah and the Last Day then let him honour his neighbour”
  • What are the 4 pillars of good manners?

Part 5: “whoever believes in Allah and the Last Day then let him honour his guest”

  • Honouring the guest is from amongst the rights due from the muslims
  • What did the Prophet (ﷺ) say about honouring the guest
  • The three levels of hospitality

Part 6: Summary of benefits

  • 1. Encouragement of speaking good
  • 2. Encouragement to keep silent if there is no good in a speech
  • 3. Reminder that when a person admonishes/encourages, he should make mention of the day of Judgement
  • 4. Encouragement to honour the neighbour and caution against harming him
  • 5. Encouragement to be good, generous and honour the guest

Hadith 16

  • On the authority of Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with him): A man said to the Prophet (ﷺ), Advise me,” so he (ﷺ) said, “Do not become angry.” The man repeated several times, and he (ﷺ) said, “Do not become angry.” [Sahih Al-Bukhari]
  • The explanation of this hadith is split into 3 parts

Part 1: What did the Prophet (ﷺ) mean by “Do not become angry”

  • Is it prohibited to become angry?
  • How people differ in how they manage anger
  • How does one avoid becoming angry?
  • The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) combined the good of this world and the next in these simple words, how is this?

Part 2: Controlling anger

  • The Sunnah of the Prophet (ﷺ) contains profound and complete guidance on how to manage and control anger
  • As Muslims, we should turn to the Sunnah first rather than ignoring it and turning towards modern day talking therapies, counselling etc
  • Developing good character
  • What should you say when you are angry?
  • Importance of remaining silent, why is this?
  • What should you do physically when you are angry?
  • The first stage of anger is insanity and its last part is regret
  • What are the consequences of letting anger overcome you?
  • Hadith of Imam Al-Hassan Al-Basri [Reported in Al-Bukhari’s Al-Adab Al-Mufrad, authenticated by Al-Albani]

Part 3: Summary of Benefits

  • 1. The keen nature of the companions of learning goodness
  • 2. A caution from the means and causes of anger and their consequences
  • 3. The Prophet (ﷺ) repeating this advice indicates the great importance of this advise

Appeal

Help is needed to buy the Building and improve facilities insha Allah.

View the Appeal section by clicking on the button below to find out how to help.

Appeal

Join Our Telegram!

AlhudaBolton has a Telegram Channel where you can get updates via your phone, tablet or PC.

Click the Button Below to join!

Join

Contact Us

Alhuda Bolton, Bella Street, Bolton, BL3 4DU | Email: AlhudaBolton@gmail.com | Tel: 01204 658440