Tuesday, June 14, 2011

From Among the Punishments of Sins

-There is a stoppage of blessings and the lowering of punishments.

-A servant is living in a state of fear, dread and loneliness.

-The heart is turned away from a condition of healthiness and correctness to that of illness and deviation.

-The heart becomes blind and its light is extinguished.

-The removal of status, honor and respect in the sight of Allaah and His creation.

-A decrease in one's intellect

-The blessings of long-life, provisions, knowledge, deeds and obedience are blotted out.

-The various species of creation confront the servant with injury.

-The servant forgets himself

-The Guardian Angel withdraws from the servant and the Shaytaan draws near to him.

extracted from the treaties titled "Sins and Their Punishments"
by Ibnul Qayyim al Jawziyyah
section 4 page 29 Tarbiyyahbooks publishing