Hadith Sharif on Sustenance and Gratitude

 

If you commit any sin, repent immediately. Repent secretly for secret sins and publicly for public sins. [Kanz al-Ummal, Hadith 10176]

 

Sustenance (Rizq) searches for a person like a person’s death searches for him. [Musnad al-Bazzaar, Vol. 10, Page 37, Hadith 4099]

 

Seeking Halal (lawful) earning is Jihad and Allah likes a person who joins a profession. [Ibn Abid Dunya, Vol. 1, Page 71, Hadith 204]

 

One should stick to the means whereby he gets sustenance. [Shu’ab al-Iman, Vol. 2, Page 89, Hadith 1241]

 

Indeed sustenance searches for a person as his death searches for him. [Sahih IbnHibbaan, Vol. 4, Page 98, Hadith 3227]

 

Whosoever seeks his sustenance early Saturday morning, then I guarantee for him his sustenance. [Kanz al-Ummal, V6, P520, Hadith 16812]

 

Honor the good thing as this thing (i.e. bread) does not return if it has run away from any nation. [IbnMajah, Hadith 3353]

 

A guest comes with his sustenance. And when he leaves, he becomes the cause of forgiveness for the host. [Daylami, Hadith 3711]

 

Goodness reaches the house where guests are present faster than even the knife on the hump of the camel. [IbnMajah, Hadith 3356]

 

Best earning is the earning through hand provided that the worker works with sincerity. [Musnad Ahmad, Vol. 3, Page 231, Hadith 8420]

 

Look at those beneath you (in worldly matters), not those above you. This is better for you so that you do not deprive yourselves from the blessings of Allah. [Tabarani, Al-Mu’jam al-Awsat, Vol. 2, Page 18, Hadith 2343]

 

The one who remains pleased with Allah Almighty over less sustenance, Allah Almighty gets pleased with him over his less action. [Bayhaqi, Shu’ab al-Iman, Vol. 4, Page 139, Hadith 4585]

 

The one who has not expressed his gratitude to people, in fact, has not expressed his gratitude to Allah. [Tirmidhi, Vol. 3, Page 384, Hadith 1962]

 

Indeed, due to sin, a man is deprived of the sustenance which was to reach him. [Hakim, Al-Mustadrak, V2, P162, Hadith 1857]

 

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