Hadith on Trials: The Value of Worship during Trials

📖Sahih Muslim 2948 a
Ma’qil b. Yasar reported Allah’s Apostle (ﷺ) as saying: Worshiping during the period of widespread turmoil is like emigration towards me.

  • This hadith from Sahih Muslim 2948a highlights the importance of worshiping Allah during times of chaos and widespread turmoil. The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) compares such worship to the act of emigrating towards him, emphasizing its significance and reward. The phrase “period of widespread turmoil” may refer to times of political upheaval, social unrest, natural disasters, or other situations where people face hardship and instability. The hadith suggests that during such times, it is especially important to turn to Allah in worship, seeking His protection and guidance.
  • Muslims can learn from this hadith that even in times of difficulty and uncertainty, they should continue to prioritize their worship and devotion to Allah. By doing so, they can gain strength and comfort, and also earn the reward and blessings promised by the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Additionally, the hadith may serve as a reminder to Muslims that they should strive to maintain their faith and connection with Allah, regardless of the circumstances around them.