Lesson 31 - Hadeeth 26 - Charity Is Due On Every Joint

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Like the previous hadeeth, this one also mentions some actions that are considered to be charity although many people would not have thought this. Please read the Explanation of Nawawi's 40 Hadeeths by Shyakh Al-Uthaymeen, available in English. If you are not memorising the hadeeths, then you might wish to skip the first two questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This hadeeth tells us that every day, every joint of our bodies must give in charity so only wealthy Muslims can do this; the poor are deficient.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Judging fairly between two people who are disputing is charity. What can we say about this statement?
    • A. 

      It is mentioned in the Quraan and authentic Sunnah

    • B. 

      It is only mentioned in this inauthentic hadeeth so we do not act on it

    • C. 

      It is metaphorical

    • D. 

      It does not involve any joints of the body being used

    • E. 

      It is too easy a task to be considered real charity

  • 3. 
    Helping someone onto his mount is charity. Tick/check all the correct statement:
    • A. 

      However, helping him hoist his belongings up onto it is not charity

    • B. 

      This only applies to someone travelling to Hajj

    • C. 

      This has the additional benefit of being from ihsaan in worship too

    • D. 

      It may be a reason for that person to be loved by Allaah

  • 4. 
    A good word is charity. What does this include? (Tick/check all the correct options)
    • A. 

      Speaking does not involve giving money nor does it involve any joints so it is not considered charity.

    • B. 

      Only reciting Quraan, but not teaching it

    • C. 

      All words that bring someone near to Allaah, eg. saying Subhaan Allaah.

    • D. 

      Teaching knowledge of Islaam

    • E. 

      Reciting Quraan but no other words

    • F. 

      Reading the tawrah and the injeel

    • G. 

      Commanding the good and forbidding the evil

  • 5. 
    Every step walked to the masjid my cause a person to be raised a level and have a sin forgiven, so long as certain conditions are fulfilled. What are these conditions? (Tick/check each one)
    • A. 

      He makes wudoo in his home

    • B. 

      When he sets off from home, the only reason he does so is to go to the prayer

    • C. 

      He eats three dates before leaving

    • D. 

      He uses a tooth-stick (siwaak.miswaak) before leaving

  • 6. 
    Removing a harmful object from the road is charity. What does this include? (Tick/check all the correct options)
    • A. 

      Only harmful things which are found on the road surface

    • B. 

      Only large objects which may harm the pedestrians

    • C. 

      Harmful things which hang down from trees or the like

    • D. 

      Anything on the road which could harm the traveller

    • E. 

      Things which might actually be beneficial in other circumstances but which may harm a person who is travelling down the road - such as water or wood

  • 7. 
    A person has to do a charity:
    • A. 

      On 360 different occasions each day

    • B. 

      Every day

    • C. 

      Using every single joint of his body each day

    • D. 

      By donating money every day

  • 8. 
    Acts of charity include:
    • A. 

      Showing fine behaviour to Muslims only

    • B. 

      Showing fine behaviour to non Muslims only

    • C. 

      Showing fine behaviour to animals

    • D. 

      Praying two rak'ahs of 'Asr prayer

    • E. 

      Anything which brings you closer to Allaah