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Allah Ta’ala loves to accept excuses to forgive a person

Question

Kindly mention the source of this Hadith

ليس أحد أحب إليه العذر من الله

Answer

Imam Muslim (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

The part in question is as follows:

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “…There is no one who loves to [accept] excuses [i.e. Tawbah] more than Allah. It is for this reason that he sent Books and Messengers.”

(Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 2760)

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And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

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