|History||MUSLIM NUMBER 8 AND 1|
|Keyword||ISLAM, IMAN, IHSAN, DOOMSDAY AND THE SIGN|
From Umar Radhiyallahu 'Anhu, he said,
"When we (the Companions) were sitting by the side of the Prophet Shallallaahu 'Alaihi wa Sallam one day. Suddenly a man with very white clothes and very black hair, did not appear from him traces of a long journey and none of us recognized him, he immediately sat in front of the Prophet Shallallaahu 'Alaihi wa Sallam, then his knees (stranger) were propped on his knees (Rasulullah) and placed his hands (stranger) on his thighs (Rasulullah) and the man (stranger) said, 'O Muhammad, tell me about Islam ?! ' The Prophet Sallallaahu 'Alaihi wa Sallam said, 'Islam is that you testify that there is no God who is entitled to worship except Allah and indeed Muhammad is the messenger of God, establishing Shalat, fulfill Zakat, do Fasting during the month of Ramadhan and carrying out Hajj if you have the ability to do it.' The man (stranger) said, 'You are right.' We (Companions) were surprised by his attitude, he (stranger) asked and confirmed the answer by himself.
He asked again, 'Tell me about Iman (faith) ?!' He (Rasulullah) replied, 'Iman is you have faith in Allah, Its angels, Its books, Its Apostles, the last day (Doomsday) and you have faith in the good and bad destiny of Allah.' The man (stranger) said, 'You are right.'
Then he (stranger) asked again, 'Tell me about Ihsan ?!' He replied, 'Ihsan is that you worship Allah as if you saw It, if you cannot (worship Allah as if) see It then It actually sees you.'
Then he (stranger) asked again, 'Tell me about Doomsday ?!' He (Rasulullah) replied, 'The person who is asked do not have better knowledge than the person who asks.'
He (stranger) asked again, '(If so) then tell me about the signs ?!' He (Rasulullah) replied, 'If a slave woman gives birth to her master, you witness people barefoot (footless), without clothes (destitute), goat herders vying to raise luxury building and looming highly.'
Then the man (stranger) left and I (Umar) speechless. Then the Prophet Shallallaahu 'Alaihi wa Sallam said, 'O Umar, do you know who is the person who asked earlier?' I (Umar) replied, 'Allah and Its Messenger know better.' He (Rasulullah) said, 'He (stranger) is Gabriel, who came to you to teach you religion.'"
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