CHAPTER II: The Duty of Enjoining Right Conduct

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CHAPTER II: The Duty of Enjoining Right Conduct

As to the sins of Al-'Ibaad, Al-'Abd in the matters of sins should enjoin the right and fordid the evil with all his potential. He should make Jihaad Fee Sabeel-Ellah (struggle in the Cause of Allah AWJ) against the Kuffaar and the hypocrites; he should have allegiance with Allah's allies and take for an enemy Allah's (SWT) enemies; and he should love for Allah and hate for Allah, as Allah (SWT) said,

"O you who believe! Take not my enemies and your enemies as friends, offering them (your) love even though they have disbelieved in that truth which has come to you, and have driven out the Messenger (Muhammad SAAWS) and yourselves (from your home-land) (only) because you believe in Allah your Lord! If you have come forth to strive in My Way and to seek My Good Pleasure (then take not these disbelievers as your friends). You show friendship to them in secret, while I am fully aware of what you conceal and what you reveal. And whosoever of you (Muslims) does that, then indeed he has gone (far) astray, (away) from the straight Path. Should they gain the upper hand over you, they would behave to you as enemies, and stretch forth their hands and their tongues against you for evil and they desire that you should disbelieve. Neither your relatives nor your children will benefit you on the Day of Resurrection (against Allah). He will judge between you. And Allah is the All-Seer of what you do.

Indeed there has been an excellent example for you in Ibraaheem and those with him, when they said to their people: 'Verily, we are disowning you and whatever you worship besides Allah, we have rejected you, and there has arisen between us and you hostility and hatred for ever, -- until you believe in Allah Alone.' [Al-Mumtahanah: 1-4];


You will not find any people who believe in Allah and the Last Day, making friendship with those who oppose Allah and His Messenger (Muhammad SAAWS) even though they were their fathers, or their sons, or their brothers or their kindred (people). For such only He has written Faith in their hearts and strengthened them with spirit (proofs and guidance) from Himself. [Al-Mujaadalah:22];