Every Friday we have a chance to for our Du’as to be be accepted and our sins to be erased. How lucky we are to be blessed with such a day every week! Read on for 3 different rewards which you can reap inshaAllah every Friday from now on.
Shortcut # 18 – Reward of one going to Jumuah prayer
Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Messenger of, Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said;
"He who takes a bath on friday, the bath which is obligatory after the sexual discharge and then goes (to the mosque), he is like one who offers a she-camel as a sacrifice, and he who comes at the second hour would be like one who offers a cow, and he who comes at the third hour is like one who offers a ram with horns, and he who comes at the fourth hour is like one who offers a hen, and he who comes at the fifth hour is like one who offers an egg. And when the Imam comes out, the angels are also present and listen to the mention of God (the sermon)."
- - (Muslim, The Book of Prayer, Hadith 1845)
- Du'as Accepted;
Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him) reported Allah's Messenger (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) as saying:
"There is a time on friday at which no Muslim servant would pray and would ask Allah for a thing (that is good) but He would give it to him."
Qutaiba pointed with the help of his hand that it (the time) is short.
- - (Muslim, The Book of Prayer, Hadith 1849)
Abu Burda b. Abu Musa al-Ash'ari reported: 'Abdullah b. Umar said to me: Did you hear anything from your father narrating something from the messenger of Allah(peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) about the time on friday? I said: Yes, I heard him say from the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) (these words):
"It is between the time when the Imam sits down and the end of the prayer."
- - (Muslim, The Book of Prayer, Hadith 1855)
- Sins Forgiven;
Abu Huraira reported Allah's Messenger (peace and blessing of Allah be upon him) as saying:
"He who performed ablution well, then came to friday prayer, listened (to the sermon), kept silence all (his sins) between that time and the next friday would be forgiven with three days extra, and he who touched pebbles caused an interruption.(Muslim, The Book of Prayer, Hadith 1868)
And by incorporating more Du’as and actions we previously presented you have a great chance of successes in this world and the Hereafter.
Do go through our previous Shortcuts to Jannah to find out how you can gain immense rewards with the smallest of actions.
May Allah accept the best of your Duas and Deeds- Amen.
Stay tuned for more shortcuts to Jannah in the coming episodes inshaAllah.
And please remember us in your Dua.
By: Haya Amiri
Posted on: February 22, 2012
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