Result of Good Character

Result of Good Character

Result of Good Character: Hazrat Ali (Radi Allahu Anhu) told that Allah’s Messenger (Sallal Laahu Alaihi Wasallam) owed some dinaars to so and so, a Jewish doctor, who demanded payment from the . When he said to him, “I have nothing to give you, Jew,” he replied, “I will not leave you, , till you pay me.” Allah’s Messenger (Sallal Laahu Alaihi Wasallam) said, “I shall sit with you, then, “and did so. Allah’s Messenger (Sallal Laahu Alaihi Wasallam) prayed the noon, afternoon, sunset, final evening and morning prayers, and his companions were threatening and menacing the man, Allah’s Messenger (Sallal Laahu Alaihi Wasallam) being aware of what they were doing. They then said, “Messenger of , is a Jew keeping you in restraint!” to which he replied, “My Lord has prevented me from wronging one with whome a covenant has been made, or anyone else. “Then when the day was advanced the jew said, “I testify that there is no god but Allah, I testify that you are Allah’s Messenger, and half my property will be devoted to Allah’s path. I swear by Allah that my only purpose in treating you as I have done was that I might consider the description of you given in the Torah: Muhammad Bin Abdullah whose birthplace is in Makkah, whose place of emigration is in Taiba (Madina), and whose kingdom is in ; he is not harsh or rough, or loud-voiced in the streets, and he not characterized by coarseness or lewd speech. ‘I testy that there is no god but Allah, and I testify that you are Allah’s Messenger. Give a decision about this property of mine according to what Allah has shown you.” The Jew was very rich. (Baihaqi)

 

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