Not taking sins lightly

Reference: Musnad al-Imaam Ahmad – Volume 5, Page 331

Sahl ibn Sa’d (radhi-yAllaahu ‘anhu) narrated that Allaah’s Messenger ﷺ said:

Beware of sins which are treated as being minor, just like a people who encamp in the centre of a valley, so someone brings a stick of firewood and someone else brings a stick until they are therefore able to bake their bread. Likewise sins which are treated as being minor and for which the person is taken to account will destroy him.

He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.

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