The most liked deeds to Allah

Some of the most liked deeds to Allah the Almighty...

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In the Name of Allah the Beneficent, the Merciful

Praise be only to Allah, and peace and blessings on the last Prophet, and so:

From the most liked deeds to Allah the Exalted:

1- The generous Hanifia (Islam): according to the Prophet's (pbuh) speech: "The most loved religion to Allah is the generous Islam (Hanifia)" [Narrated by Ahmad and declared Hasan by Al-Albani]

«أحب الأديان إلى الله الحنيفية السمحة»

2- Praying, kindness to parents, and Jihad (fighting): according to the the Prophet (pbuh) speech: "The most liked deeds by Allah are Prayer at its proper time, Kindness to the parents, and Jihad in the cause of Allah." [Corrected by Al Albani]
«أحب الأعمال إلى الله: الصلاة لوقتها، ثم برُ الوالدين، ثم الجهاد في سبيل الله»

3- Faith, maintain ties of kinship, enjoining the right and forbidding the wrong, according to the Prophet (pbuh): "The most liked deeds to Allah is Faith in Allah, then maintaining the ties of kinship, then enjoining the right and forbidding the wrong." [declared Hasan by Al-Albani]
«أحب الأعمال إلى الله إيمان بالله ، ثم صلة الرحم ، ثم الأمر بالمعروف و النهي عن المنكر»

4- Persistence on the duties, according to the Prophet's (pbuh) speech: "The most beloved deeds to Allah's the most regular and constant even though it were little" [Narrated by Al Bukhari]
«أحب الأعمال أدومها إلى الله وإن قل»

5- Remembrance of Allah, according to the Prophet's (pbuh) speech: "The best deeds to Allah is that you die and your tongue is wet with the remembrance of Allah") [declared Hasan by Al-Albani]
«قلت أي الأعمال أحب إلى الله قال: أن تموت ولسانك رطب من ذكر الله. »

6- The mosques, as the Prophet (pbuh) said: "The dearest parts on the face of the earth near Allah are its mosques, and the most hated parts near Allah are its markets" [Narrated by Muslim]
«أحب البلاد إلى الله مساجدها، وأبغض البلاد إلى الله أسواقها»

7- A word of justice in front of a cruel (inequitable) king, as the Prophet (pbuh) said: "The most liked Jihad in Allah's cause to Allah is a justice word said to a cruel king" [declared Hasan by Al-Albani]
«أحب الجهاد إلى الله كلمة الحق تقال لإمام جائر»

8- Saying the truth, as the Prophet (pbuh) said: "The most liked speech to Allah is the most truthful" [Narrated by Al Bukhari]
«أحب الحديث إلي أصدقه»

9- Fast as Dawud, depending on the Prophet's (pbuh) speech: "The best fasting with Allah is that of the Prophet Dawud (pbuh), he observed fast one day and leave off the other. And the best prayer with Allah is that of Dawud (pbuh) for he would sleep half of the night and stand for prayer for the third of it and then would sleep sixth part of it." [Narrated by Al Bukhari]
«أحب الصيام إلى الله صيام داود: كان يصوم يوما ويفطر يوما، وأحب الصلاة إلى الله صلاة داود: كان ينام نصف الليل ويقوم ثلثه، وينام سدسه»

10- Having a lot of people eating from the food, as the Prophet (pbuh) said: "The most liked food to Allah is the one that many people eat from it" [declared Hasan by Al-Albani]
«أحب الطعام إلى الله ما كثرت عليه الأيدي»

11- Saying "Sobhan Allah wa Behamdih", as the Prophet said: "The most loved expression by Allah is Subhan Allah wa bihamdih (Allah is free from imperfection and his is the praise)" [Narrated by Muslim]
«...إن أحب الكلام إلى الله، سبحان الله وبحمده»

12- Saying Sobhan Allah, Al Hamdo Lellah, La Ilaha Ila Allah, and Allaho Akbar, depending on what the Prophet (pbuh) said: "The dearest words to Allah are four: Subhan Allah (Hallowed be Allah), Al Hamdulillah (praise be to Allah), Wa la ilaha illa Allah (there is no God but Allah), Allah-O-Akbar (God is the greatest)." [Narrated by Muslim]
«أحب الكلام إلى الله أربع: سبحان الله، والحمد لله، ولا إله إلا الله، والله أكبر...»

13- Having good Morals (temper), as the Prophet (pbuh) said: "The most liked servants of Allah to Allah who have the best temper"[declared Hasan by Al-Albani]
«أحب عباد الله إلى الله أحسنهم خلقا»

14- Naming after Abdullah and Abdul Rahman, depending on what the Prophet (pbuh) said: "The dearest names to Allah the Almighty are 'Abdullah and 'Abd al- Rahman" [Corrected by Al-Albani]
«أحب الأسماء إلى الله عز وجل عبد الله وعبد الرحمن»

15- Helping people, make the Muslims happy (glad), revealing sorrow, paying the debt for the people who are in debt, feeding the starving (hungry), as the Prophet (pbuh) said: "The most loved people to Allah are the most beneficial, the most loved deeds to Allah the Exalted are making a Muslim happy, revealing his sorrow, paying his debt, or revealing his hunger, and I'd prefer to help my Muslim brother who is in need of something than staying in the mosque for praying (I'tikaf) for a month, and who stopped his anger God will cover his private parts, and who absorbed his rage (and if he wants to leave it he would do it), God will fill his heart with satisfaction on the Day of Resurrection, and who walked with his Muslim brother in a need till he attained it God will attain (strengthen) his feet on the day when all the feet will fall (slip), and the bad morals decays the deed as when the vinegar decomposes the honey"[declared Hasan by Al-Albani]
«أحب الناس إلى الله أنفعهم، وأحب الأعمال إلى الله عز وجل سرور تدخله على مسلم، أو تكشف عنه كربة، أو تقضي عنه دينا، أو تطرد عنه جوعا، ولأن أمشي مع أخي المسلم في حاجة أحب إلي من أن أعتكف في المسجد شهرا، ومن كف غضبه، ستر الله عورته، ومن كظم غيظا، ولو شاء أن يمضيه أمضاه، ملأ الله قلبه رضى يوم القيامة، ومن مشى مع أخيه المسلم في حاجته حتى يثبتها له أثبت الله تعالى قدمه يوم تزل الأقدام، وإن سوء الخلق ليفسد العمل كما يفسد الخل العسل»

Translated by Wathakker website