“And they feed, for the love of Allah, the poor, the orphan, and the captive…” (Qur’an, 76:8)
Would you like to be like a Mujahid or one who spends his day fasting and night praying?
Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said, “One who cares for widows and the poor is like those who fight in the way of Allah or those who spend their days fasting and their nights praying.” (Al-Bukhari and Muslim)
Would you like your heart to soften and Allah to answer your prayers?
A man once came to the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) and complained that he feels hardness in his heart. The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) said, what translated means, “Would you like that your heart becomes soft and that you acquire what you need? Be merciful with the orphan, pat his head and feed him from what you eat. This will soften your heart, and enable you to get what you need.” (At-Tabarani and As-Silsilah As-Sahihah)
Would you like Allah to remove one of your griefs on the Day of Judgment?
The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “Whoever removes a worldly grief from a believer, Allah will remove from him one of the griefs of the Day of Judgment.” (Sahih Muslim)
Would you like angels to make Du’a for you?
Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said, “No day dawns upon (Allah’s) servants without two angels descending (to Earth). One of them says, ‘O Allah, give recompense (Khalaf) to those who give (charity)!’; the other says, ‘O Allah give loss (Talaf) to those who withhold (charity)!’” (Al-Bukhari and Muslim)
Would you like to be in Paradise with our beloved Prophet?
The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “I and the caretaker of the orphan will enter Paradise together like this, raising (by way of illustration) his forefinger and middle finger jointly, leaving no space in between.” (Al-Bukhari)