The Muslim client will always respect the Holy Qur’an as a primary source of strength for all situations in their lives. After the Holy Qur’an the hadiths which record how Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) lead his own life as an example for others is a major source of inspiration.
The NMA1 team has selected the following sayings (quotes from the Qur’an and hadiths) Imams for the Muslim client to give them comfort, strength, and spiritual growth.
" The who loves my sunnah has loved me, and he who loves me will be with me in paradise" . ( hadith - Tirmidhi )
"O you who believe! If you fear God, He will grant you a criterion (to judge between right and wrong), remove from you (all) evil (that may afflict) you, and forgive you, for God is the Lord of Grace unbounded" (8:29)
" Say: God’s guidance is the (only) guidance and we have been directed to submit ourselves to the Lord of the Worlds"(6:71)
"God is the protector of those who have faith; from the depth of darkness. He lead them forth into the light. Of those who reject faith, the patrons are shut from light. They will lead them forth into the depths of darkness. They will be companions of fire, to dwell therein (forever) (2 :257)
"On no soul doth Allah place a burden greater than it bear. It gets every good that it earns, and it suffers every ill that it earns".
(Pray:) "Our Lord condemn us not if we forget or fall into error; our Lord lay not on us a burden like that which thou didst lay on those before us, our Lord lay not on us a burden greater than we have strength to bear. Blot out our sins. And grant us forgiveness. Have mercy on us. Thou art our protector; grant us victory over the unbelievers". (2:286)
" If anyone says a hundred times in a day, "La ilaha illa’Llah wahdahu la sharika lah, lahu’ l-mulk wa-lahu’l -hamdu wa-huwa ala kulli shay’in qadir" he will earn a reward equal to that of freeing ten slaves, a hundred good deeds will be recorded for him, a hundred evil deeds will be erased for him, and it will protect him from the Devil all day until evening, and on the Day of Resurrection no one will bring anything better than what he brings, except a man who has done more (dhikr) than him. ( Hadith - Bukhari, Muslim ).
"But those whom believe and work righteousness, no burden do We place on any soul, but that which it can bear, - They will be Companions of the Garden, therein to dwell (for ever)".(7:42)
" Two phrases are very dear to Allah very light on the tongue and very heavy on the Scale of Merits (on the Day of Judgement). These are: Subhin al-Llahi wa-bi-hamdihi, Subhan al-Llahi al-Azeem. (Hadith - Bukari)
La hawla wa-la quwwata illa bi-Llah - is a remedy for ninety-nine ailments, the least of which is anxiety. (Hadith - Baihaqi)
Say: "O my servants who have transgressed against their souls! Despair not of the mercy of Allah: for Allah forgives all sins: for he is oft-forgiving, most merciful. (39:53)
"O ye who believe! seek help with"Those who, having done an act of indecency or wronged their own souls. Remember Allah and ask for forgiveness for their sins, and who can forgive sins except Allah? And are never obstinate in persisting knowingly in (the wrong) they have done. For such the reward is forgiveness from their Lord, and gardens with rivers flowing underneath, an eternal dwelling: how excellent a recompense for those who work (and strive)!" (3: 135-136)
"When those come to thee who believe in our signs, Say:" Peace be on you: your Lord had inscribed for himself (the rule of) mercy: verily, if any of you did evil in ignorance, and thereafter repented and amended (His conduct), lo ! He is oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful." (6:54)
"Those who listen to the Word (the Quran) and follow the best meaning in it; those are ones whom God has guided, and those are the ones endowed with understanding." (39:18)
For more information about inspirational words on Islamic guidance for your Muslim clients, contact your local masjids for more educational materials. They are listed in the yellow Pages under "religion organizations".
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