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1282 - عَلامَةُ قَبولِ المَعروفِ‏

1282. The Mark of Acceptance of A GOOD ACT

4184.الإمامُ عليٌّ عليه السلام : خَيرُ المَعروفِ ما اُصيبَ بِهِ الأبرارُ .1

4184.Imam Ali (AS) said, ‘The best act of common courtesy is that which good people are able to benefit from.’2

4185.الإمامُ الصّادقُ عليه السلام - لَمّا سُئلَ عَن عَلامَةِ قَبولِ العَبدِ عِندَ اللَّهِ - : عَلامَةُ قَبولِ العَبدِ عِندَ اللَّهِ أن يُصيبَ بِمَعروفِهِ مَواضِعَهُ ، فإن لَم يَكُن كذلكَ فلَيسَ كذلكَ .3

4185. Imam al-Sadiq (AS) was once asked what the mark of acceptance of a servant with Allah is, to which he replied, ‘The mark of acceptance of a servant with Allah is that his good acts reach the objects of their intention. If not, then that is not the case.’4

1.غرر الحكم : ۴۹۸۳ .

2.Ghurar al-Hikam, no. ۴۹۸۳

3.بحار الأنوار : ۷۴ / ۴۱۹ / ۴۷ .

4.Bihar al-Anwar, v. ۷۴, p. ۴۱۹, no. ۴۷

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