The Worldly Harms of Sinning


Bahishti Zewar, Fiqh, Part 1-Beliefs & Laws of Tahara / Saturday, August 16th, 2008

The Worldly Harms of Sinning

  1. Deprival of knowledge.

  2. Decrease in one’s sustenance (rizq).

  3. Trembling and shuddering at the mention of Allâh Ta’âla.

  4. Feeling uneasy in the presence of men, especially good and pious men.

  5. Experiencing difficulty in most affairs.

  6. Loses purity of the heart.

  7. Feels weakness of heart, and at times, weakness of the entire body.

  8. Gets deprived or bereft of obedience (doing good deeds).

  9. His life is shortened.

  10. Deprived of the capability to repent (make taubah).

  11. After some time, the seriousness of sins comes out of his heart.

  12. Becomes despicable in the sight of Allâh.

  13. His immorality or wrongdoing affects other people and he is thereby cursed by them.

  14. His intellect becomes weak or deficient.

  15. He is cursed by Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

  16. Is deprived of the duas of the angels.

  17. Faces a shortage in crops.

  18. Loses modesty and a sense of self-respect.

  19. The greatness of Allâh Ta’âla comes out of the heart.

  20. Is deprived of all bounties and blessings.

  21. Is engulfed or inundated by difficulties and calamities.

  22. The shayateen are deputed over him.

  23. His heart is always in turmoil.

  24. Is unable to read the kalimah at the time of death.

  25. Despairs of the mercy of Allâh Ta’âla, and because of this, dies without having repented.

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