Hadeeth 34: Visiting Brothers
Under category : Forty Hadeeth On: The Islamic Personality
|from abu hurairah (radiyallaahu 'anhu) who said that allaah's messenger (salallaahu 'alaihi wa'sallam) said: |
a man went out to visit a brother of his in a different village, so allaah, the most high, put an angel in wait for him in the road. so when the angel came to him he said: where are you going? he said: i am going to visit a brother in this village. he said: is it that you have done something for him for which you seek repayment? he said: no, it is just that i love him for allaah's sake. he said: then i am one sent by allaah to you (to inform you) that allaah, the mighty and majestic, loves you, just as you have loved for his sake.
[author's text abridged hereafter]
(paradise) cannot be attained unless the incentive for it is:
55.reported by muslim (4/1362/no.6226)