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Has not the Time arrived for Hearts to Change?

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Has not the Time arrived for Hearts to Change?

 

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Fudhail Ibn Ayyaadh (Rahimahullah), a sinner and highway robber who plundered passing caravans had his heart pierced one night when he and his band were about to enter a house with the aim of looting it. As they stood on the enclosing boundary wall, they heard the voice of the saint who resided there reciting the Qur’an in Tahjjud Salaah (Optional prayer of the night).

 

The verse that was instrumental in piercing his heart on the spot and attracting him to Allah Ta’ala was:

 

أَلَمْ يَأْنِ لِلَّذِينَ آمَنُوا أَنْ تَخْشَعَ قُلُوبُهُمْ لِذِكْرِ اللَّهِ

 

 

Has the time not arrived for the believers, that their hearts melt with fear, by the remembrance of Allah Ta’ala? [Al Hadeed 57:16]

 

 

He was immediately wounded with these words for the time of repentance had arrived and with his repentance and mending his ways he reached sainthood of a high calibre.

 

Taken from “Manifestations of Allah’s Attraction” by Shaykh Hakeem Akhtar (Rahimahullah)

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