The Prophet a was heard making this du‘a often,
even in salat (Tirmidhi), which indicated to the
Sahaba l that he was worried they might turn their
backs on the Deen. They asked him if that was the
case. He replied, “Yes. The hearts are between the
two fingers of the fingers of Allah; He may turn them
any way He likes” (Tirmidhi).
Note: the du‘a is a reminder that our iman is not in
our hands and that no one should be so confident
to think that their iman is safe and they can do
whatever they want. No one can say with certainty
that they will die in the state of iman.
18 January - February 2020 | AL-MADINAH