Wisdom PPT-The classification of people according to the guidance

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Wisdom PPT-The classification of people according to the guidance

  1. 1. WISD M www.wisdomislam.org | facebook.com/wisdomislamicmissionGLOBAL ISLAMIC MISSION ExcerptfromIbnalQayyim's"Ar-RisalatUt-Tabukiyah" The Classification of People According to the Guidance
  2. 2. The Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) classified people into three groups based on their response to The Message and Guidance WISD M www.wisdomislam.org | facebook.com/wisdomislamicmissionGLOBAL ISLAMIC MISSION (Based on Hadeeth of Bukhari and Muslim)
  3. 3. "An example of the guidance and knowledge with which Allah (azza wajall) has sent me is that of a rain that falls on different kinds of land: WISD M www.wisdomislam.org | facebook.com/wisdomislamicmissionGLOBAL ISLAMIC MISSION
  4. 4. One land is good; it accepts water and produces vegetation and grass in plenty. WISD M www.wisdomislam.org | facebook.com/wisdomislamicmissionGLOBAL ISLAMIC MISSION
  5. 5. Secondly, a dry land with a solid bed that reserves water so that people can drink and irrigate with it. WISD M www.wisdomislam.org | facebook.com/wisdomislamicmissionGLOBAL ISLAMIC MISSION
  6. 6. Third is a porous land that can neither retain water nor produce vegetation. (Al-Bukhari and Muslim.) WISD M www.wisdomislam.org | facebook.com/wisdomislamicmissionGLOBAL ISLAMIC MISSION
  7. 7. The Messenger (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) likens the knowledge (with which he came) to rain, because both are causes of life. Rain is the cause of life for the body, while knowledge is the cause of life for the heart. WISD M www.wisdomislam.org | facebook.com/wisdomislamicmissionGLOBAL ISLAMIC MISSION
  8. 8. Just as there are three kinds of land, there are three kinds of heart WISD M www.wisdomislam.org | facebook.com/wisdomislamicmissionGLOBAL ISLAMIC MISSION
  9. 9. an example of one with a healthy, pure, and intelligent heart, which embraces knowledge, and is guided by its true intelligent nature, blossoming by that wisdomand true faith. Therefore, it is eager to take the knowledge, and ready to bear fruits because of its good nature. WISD M www.wisdomislam.org | facebook.com/wisdomislamicmissionGLOBAL ISLAMIC MISSION
  10. 10. This is an example of one whose heart preserves knowledge and safeguards it so as to convey it just as he hears it, without changing it or deriving conclusions from it. WISD M www.wisdomislam.org | facebook.com/wisdomislamicmissionGLOBAL ISLAMIC MISSION
  11. 11. This is an example of one whose heart does not accept any knowledge or wisdom. It is also like a poor man who neither possesses wealth nor knows how to preserve it. WISD M www.wisdomislam.org | facebook.com/wisdomislamicmissionGLOBAL ISLAMIC MISSION
  12. 12. The first of the above three examples applies to a learned man who teaches knowledge, and who calls people to Allah (azza wajall) with clear guidance; such are the inheritors of the Prophets. WISD M www.wisdomislam.org | facebook.com/wisdomislamicmissionGLOBAL ISLAMIC MISSION
  13. 13. The second applies to one who preserves the knowledge, and who transmits what he hears precisely; he carries to other people precious goods that they can use for trade and investment. The third applies to one who neither accepts Allah's Guidance nor benefits from it. WISD M www.wisdomislam.org | facebook.com/wisdomislamicmissionGLOBAL ISLAMIC MISSION
  14. 14. Thus, this hadith covers the different types of people and their different attitudes towards the prophet's dawah, which make them either happy or miserable. WISD M www.wisdomislam.org | facebook.com/wisdomislamicmissionGLOBAL ISLAMIC MISSION
  15. 15. WISD MGLOBAL ISLAMIC MISSION Together.. Towards.. Peace... WISD M www.wisdomislam.org | facebook.com/wisdomislamicmissionGLOBAL ISLAMIC MISSION

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