The Deception Years

Abu Huraira (RA) reported: The Messenger of Allah (SAW) said, “Years of treachery will come over people in which liars are believed and the truthful are denied, the deceitful are trusted and the trustworthy are considered traitors, and the al-Ruwaybaḍah will deliver speeches.” It was said, “Who are the al-Ruwaybaḍah?” The Prophet said, “Petty men with authority over the common people.” (Sunan Ibn Mājah 4036)

4 thoughts on “The Deception Years”

  1. Yes, there is no single simple recipe for living that is morally and spiritually accurate. There is a lot to be figured out, we spend a lifetime trying to get it right, and no person’s situation is precisely like another’s. I guess that’s why, along with prayer, we have to make continuous use of the intelligence God gave us.

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