Daud's (A.S) Conversation with Allah S.W.T


Daud: Oh Lord, what is the reward for one who goes to visit the sick?
Allah: The angels of heaven ask for his forgiveness.

Daud: Oh Lord, what is the reward for one who washes the dead?
Allah: I shall make him pure as a new-born baby.

Daud: Oh Lord, what is Your reward for one who wraps a dead person in his shroud?
Allah: I shall clothe him in the silk and brocade of the garments of paradise.

Daud: Oh Lord, how do You reward a person who prays over the dead?
Allah: The angels give him their salams and oray for his souls.

Daud: Oh Lord, what of a person who goes to console another in grief?
Allah: I will clothe him in the garment of piety and faith.

Daud: Oh Lord, what of a person who weeps from his fear for You?
Allah: I will make him secure from the terrors of hell.

Daud: Oh Lord, if a person suffers calamity and he shows patience in the face of disaster, what shall be his final reward?
Allah: I shall elevate him to high stations.

Daud: Oh Lord,what of a person is angered against another and it is within his power to seek revenge and yet he forgoes it, what shall be his reward?
Allah: I will fill his heart with faith and mercy and give him certainty.

Daud: Oh Lord,if a person suffers injustice and forgives his tormentor in spite of his cruelty, what shall be his reward.
Allah: On the last day, I will give him honour and serenity.

Daud: Oh Lord,what of a person who clears the road and makes it smooth for those who travel on it?
Allah: I will release as many of his friends and relations from the torments of hell as the number of stone and thorns he picked up from the way, for his sake.

Daud: Oh Lord, how do You reward a person who calls an unbeliever to faith?
Allah: I will have mercy on him and show him familiarity.


To be continued.
Source: Lore of Light, Stories from the lives of the Prophets, Volume 2, Hajjah Amina Hatun.


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