Hadiths Of intercession

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رسول الله (صلی الله علیه و آله):
أمّا شَفاعَتِي ففي أصحابِ الكبائرِ ماخَلا أهلَ الشِّركِ والظُّلمِ.
The Prophet Muhammad (S):
My intercession is intended for those who have committed grave sins [from among the Muslims], except for those guilty of polytheism and injustice to others.

Individual Ethics » Vices » Sin » Satan
رسول الله (صلی الله علیه و آله):
بَينَما موسى عليه السلام جالِسا إذ أقبَلَ إبليسُ ... قالَ موسى: فَأخبِرْني بِالذَّنبِ الذي إذا أذنَبَهُ ابنُ آدَمَ استَحوَذتَ علَيهِ. قالَ: إذا أعجَبَتهُ نَفسُهُ، واستَكثَرَ عَمَلَهُ، وصَغُرَ في عَينِهِ ذَنبُهُ.
The Prophet Muhammad (S):
Moses (as) was once sitting down when Iblis [Satan] approached him ... Moses asked him, 'So inform me about the sin which if the son of Adam were to commit would give you mastery over him.' He replied, 'When he feels proud of himself (has a sense of self-admiration), overrates his good deeds, and deems his sin insignificant.
Source: al-Kāfī Vol2 P314

Individual Ethics » Vices » Sin » Satan
الإمام علي (عليه السَّلام):
الشَّيطانُ مُوَكَّلٌ به (أي بالعَبدِ) يُزَيِّنُ لَهُ المَعصيَةَ لِيَركَبَها، ويُمَنِّيهِ التَّوبَةَ لِيُسَوِّفَها.
Imam Ali (as):
Satan takes charge of him [the servant] and glamorizes the sin to him in order that he commit it, and makes him entertain false hopes of forgiveness in order that he delay it.
Source: Nahj al-Balāgha Vol1 P95

الإمام جعفر الصادق (عليه السَّلام ):
يقولُ إبليسُ لِجُنُودِهِ: ألقُوا بَينَهُمُ الحَسَدَ والبَغيَ؛ فإنّهُما يَعدِلانِ عِندَ اللّهِ الشِّركَ.
Imam Ja‘far al-Ṣadiq (as):
Iblis [Satan] addresses his troops saying, 'Sow jealousy and dissension between them, for verily these are tantamount to polytheism in the sight of Allah.
Source: al-Kāfī Vol2 P327

الإمام علي (عليه السَّلام):
فاعتَبِرُوا بما كانَ مِن فِعلِ اللّهِ بِإبليسَ؛ إذ أحبَطَ عَمَلَهُ الطَّويلَ وجَهدَهُ الجَهِيدَ (الجميلَ) و كانَ قد عَبَدَ اللّهَ سِتَّةَ آلافِ سَنَةٍ، لايُدرى أمِن سِني الدُّنيا أم مِن سِني الآخِرَةِ عن كِبْرِ ساعَةٍ واحِدَةٍ.
Imam Ali (as):
You should take a lesson from what Allah did with Satan; namely He nullified his great acts and extensive efforts on account of the vanity of one moment, although Satan had worshipped Allah for six thousand years - whether they were years by the reckoning of this world or the next is not known.
Source: Nahj al-Balāgha Vol1 P287

Individual Ethics » Vices » Others » wretchedness
أشقَى الناسِ مَن هُو مَعروفٌ عندَ الناسِ بِعِلمِهِ مَجهولٌ بِعَمَلِهِ.
The most wretched of people is he who is reputed amongst people for his knowledge but not known for his action thereof.
Source: Biḥār al-Anwār Vol2 P52

Individual Ethics » Vices » Sin » wretchedness
الإمام علي (عليه السَّلام):
تَوَقَّوُا المَعاصِيَ واحبِسُوا أنفُسَكُم عنها؛ فإنَّ الشَّقِيَّ مَن أطلَقَ فيها عِنانَهُ.
Imam Ali (as):
Be on your guard against sins and restrain yourself from them, for verily the wretched one is he who gives himself free rein to them.
Source: Ghurar al-Ḥikam No4499

Individual Ethics » Vices » Others » wretchedness
الإمام علي (عليه السَّلام):
إنَّ الشَّقِيَّ مَن حُرِمَ نَفعَ ما اوتِيَ مِنَ العَقلِ و التَّجرِبَةِ.
Imam Ali (as):
Verily the wretched person is he who is deprived of drawing any benefit from his intellect and the experiences that he has been granted.
Source: Nahj al-Balāgha Vol1 P465

Individual Ethics » Vices » Others » wretchedness
الإمام علي (عليه السَّلام):
الشَّقِيُّ مَنِ انخَدَعَ لِهَواهُ و غُرُورِهِ.
Imam Ali (as):
The wretched one is he who lets himself be deceived by his whims and his delusion.
Source: Nahj al-Balāgha Vol1 P116

Individual Ethics » Virtues » Repentance » intercession
رسول الله (صلی الله علیه و آله):
لا شَفيعَ أنجَحُ مِنَ التَّوبَةِ.
The Prophet Muhammad (S):
There is no intercessor more effective than repentance.
Source: Biḥār al-Anwār Vol8 P58


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