📖Sunan Abi Dawud 4798
Narrated Aisha, Ummul Mu’minin: The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: By his good character a believer will attain the degree of one who prays during the night and fasts during the day.
- This hadith emphasizes the significance of the character of a Muslim, which includes being honest, respectful, generous, forgiving, and kind towards others. By exhibiting these qualities, a believer can attain the reward of acts of worship such as prayer and fasting. In Islam, having good character is considered an integral part of a Muslim’s faith and a key component of Islamic teachings. The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is known for his excellent character and is considered the best example for Muslims to follow in this regard.
In summary, this hadith teaches us that having good character is essential for a Muslim to attain a high degree in the sight of Allah. By exhibiting good character, a believer can attain the reward of acts of worship such as prayer and fasting.