There were two dark lines on the face of ‘Umar ibn al-Khattaab, due to weeping.
O people who sin against Allaah, do not be misled by the extent of Allaah’s Gentleness over you, [rather] be aware of His Anger…
If it were not that I was amongst them (this group of righteous men), I would have said [in shaa.-Allaah] they have been forgiven [by Allaah].
He would teach the people and have them read the Qur.aan to him. And when they would finish, he would [turn to] occupy himself in prayer.
Beware of the supplications of the oppressed, for they ascend to Allaah as if they are sparks of fire.