Honesty & Trust

//Honesty & Trust

Accepting the Truth, by Shaikh Muhammad Bin ‘Abdullah Al Imaam (hafidhahullaah)

Accepting the Truth, by Shaikh Muhammad Bin 'Abdullah Al Imaam (hafidhahullaah) Excerpts: quote: The truth centers around and is based upon the Messenger (sallAllaahu 'alaihi wa sallam) and that which he was upon as well as that which the companions (radi Allaahu 'anhum) were upon and not other than them. This statement of Shaikhul Islaam [...]


Honesty implies a lack of deceit while trustworthiness entails honouring and fulfilling commitments, promises, trusts and covenants. “Those who are faithfully true to their amanah (all the duties which God has ordained, honesty, moral responsibility and trusts, etc.) and to their covenants...these indeed are the inheritors.  Who shall inherit Paradise.  And dwell therein forever” (Quran [...]

Judgments (Ahkaam) & Eloquence in presenting facts

Volume 9, Book 89, Number 281: Narrated Um Salama: Allah’s Apostle said, “I am only a human being, and you people (opponents) come to me with your cases; and it may be that one of you can present his case eloquently in a more convincing way than the other, and I give my verdict according [...]

Giving a false witness

Abdullaah Bin Abbaas (radiyallaahu-anhumaa) said, abu sufyan bin Harb informed me that Heraclius had sent a messenger to him while he had been accompanying a caravan from Quraish. They were merchants doing business in Sham (Syria, Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan), at the time when Allah's Apostle had truce with abu sufyan and Quraish infidels. So [...]

Is lying permissible

Question to Sheikh Saaleh Al-Fawzaan (hafidha-hullaah): Is lying permissible in calling to Allaah?  And is 'the goal justifies the means' a maslahah (benefit) from the masaalih (beneficial affairs) of the Sharee'ah? Answer: Lying is not permissible.  It is a major sin from the major sins.  It (lying) is not permissible except in three affairs which the prophet made [...]