Benefits of believers’ trials
Why does Allaah burden the believers who do many acts of worship with sickness and other trials, when the sinners are enjoying all the good things in life?
Praise be to Allaah.
This question may be asked in two ways, either as an
“And they ask you (O Muhammad) concerning the Rooh (the
This spirit is something
If the question is asked as a quest for understanding, then
With regard to the second benefit, Allaah highly praises
With regard to His giving the sinners, evildoers, immoral
“On the Day when those who disbelieve (in the Oneness of
The point is that this world is for
There is a third benefit which we may add to the first two,
From the fatwas of Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen, from Kitaab Fataawa Islamiyyah, 1/83.