God says at the end of the second chapter that He does not burden a soul beyond its capacity.
Holy Quran 2:286------------------لَا يُكَلِّفُ ٱللَّهُ نَفْسًا إِلَّا وُسْعَهَا ۚ
Which to me says that I can handle whatever it is I'm going through because if I couldn't, God wouldn't have put me through it in the first place. This is not to say that I can't struggle with it, feel overwhelmed by it or tired from it. Rather it's to say "there is a light at the end of the tunnel" and although the journey may be difficult or uncomfortable, I know that at the end I'll get through it.
Then in the same verse, He continues to say that each soul earns what it has of good or bad
Holy Quran 2:286------------------ لَهَا مَا كَسَبَتْ وَعَلَيْهَا مَا ٱكْتَسَبَتْ ۗ
Reminding me that at the end of the day I am going to face the consequences of the choices I make and will be held accountable for them on the day of judgement.
This latter concept becomes clearer in the following chapter, verse 30 where God says that each soul, on the day of judgement, will find whatever good it has done before it and whatever bad it has done, would wish that there was a great vast distance.
Holy Quran 3:30------------------
يَوْمَ تَجِدُ كُلُّ نَفْسٍ مَّا عَمِلَتْ مِنْ خَيْرٍ مُّحْضَرًا وَمَا عَمِلَتْ مِن سُوٓءٍ تَوَدُّ لَوْ أَنَّ بَيْنَهَا وَبَيْنَهُۥٓ أَمَدًۢا بَعِيدًا ۗ
The above two verses then put the following Hadith (statement/saying of prophet Mohamed) in perspective :
Prophet Mohammed asked his companions "do you know who is bankrupt?" And they replied "a bankrupt is the one who has no wealth and no property" to which he replied "bankrupt is the one who, on the day of judgement, has come with prayers, fast and zakah (alms) but has also come having cursed this person, slandered that person, took from the money of this person, spilled the blood of that person and hit that other person. So each one of his victims is given from the good deeds of the one who transgressed against them until all his good deeds are gone but he has not yet paid his debt to them. So God takes from their bad deeds and adds to his and hellfire is his abode"
يقول عليه الصلاة والسلام((أتَدْرُونَ ما المُفْلِسُ؟ فقالوا: المفْلسُ فينا من لا درهم له, ولا متاع, فقال: إن المفْلسَ مَنْ يأتي يوم القيامة؛ بصلاة, وصيام, وزكاة، ويأتي قد شَتَمَ هذا، وقذفَ هذا، وأكل مال هذا، وسفك دم هذا، وضرب هذا، فيُعطَى هذا من حسناته، وهذا من حسناته، فإن فَنيَتْ حَسَناتُهُ أُخِذَ من خطاياهم؛ فطُرِحَتْ عليه، ثم يُطْرَحُ في النار))[أخرجه مسلم والترمذي Prayer, fast, zakah and meeting one's obligations of faith would amount to nothing if those acts of worship are stained with immorality, transgression and dishonesty. A Muslim is one who uses the foundation of faith to build a strong beautiful structure of character.
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