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Holding Back from a Sin

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Mufti Menk

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When you've done the deed, that is bad, there is one sin against you. But there is a third part, there is a third part to it, that I have not yet spoken about. And that is, when you plan to do the deed, you're almost executing it. And then because of the consciousness of Allah, you held yourself back from doing it out of the fear of Allah, then you have a reward. reward for what? For cancelling a bad plan. Amazing. Now, I know some of you might think a little bit wise, I normally mix with a lot of the youth, and they have a lot of questions. And one young man says, Well, if I sit and I keep on planning bad deeds, bad deeds, many bad deeds, and then then I don't do them, isn't that a

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good thing? You know? And I said, Wait, don't justify the bad planning, and the not acting on it and try to save I'm trying to earn a reward because Allah tells you quite clearly that if you planned a good deed, and you did it, it's multiplied minimum tenfold. May Allah subhanho wa Taala, grant that to us, so we should never ever think to ourselves, okay, I'm going to have some bad intentions. And I'm going to plan a lot of sin, and then I'm going to not, I'm not going to do all of that and I'll be rewarded by Allah, that reward is again with your intention, your intention, you don't plan it intentionally in order to come back to Allah and say, I'm going to have a reward. But if you did,

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plan something, and you did turn back from Allah, to Allah subhanho wa Taala from that particular sin, then indeed you will be granted a great reward.