Ibn Qayyim said,
“Shaykh al-Islaam, Ibn Taymiyyah, may Allaah honor his soul and illuminate his grave, once said to me (explaining with a metaphorical example the purpose of seeking refuge in Allaah from Satan):
‘If the shepherd’s dog ever barks at you attempting to attack you, then do not engage it in a fight. Instead, turn to the shepherd and seek his help for he will leash it and save you the trouble.’ Continue reading
Every punishment from Him is pure justice and every blessing from Him is pure grace
The Lord loves to be loved
Guidance is not attained except with knowledge and correct direction is not attained except with patience
Sins cause harm and repentance removes the cause
Bearing witness to tawheed opens the door of good and repentance from sins closes the door of evil
The more the servant loves his Master, the less will he love other objects and they will decrease in number. The less the servant loves his Mater, the more he will love other objects and they will increase in number.
A man will never fear something besides Allaah unless it be due to a disease in his heart.
Sina are like chains and locks preventing their perpetrator from roaming the vast garden of taw heed and reaping the fruits of righteous actions.