Saturday, 12 September 2009
Hadith: Love the poor
The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) recommended the prayer: "O God, I ask You for the ability to do good, to avoid evil and to love the poor."
Fiqh-us-Sunnah, Volume 4, Number 13A
The Prophet also told his wife: "If you love the poor and bring them near you. . .God will bring you near Him on the Day of Resurrection."