Friday, December 30, 2011

It is You we worship and You we ask for help

Ibn al-Qayyim said, “How many times I would hear the Shaikh of Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah, may Allaah sanctify his soul, saying, “You [Alone] do we worship …” [Faatihah 1:5] repels ostentation, and, “You [Alone] do we ask for help …” repels grandeur/pride [kibriyaa].”

Madaarijus-Saalikeen, vol. 1, p. 54.

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