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This is part of Heart Learning Series.
Honesty means moral uprightness. It is the quality, condition, or characteristic of being fair, truthful, and morally upright. It is also mean truthfulness, candour, or sincerity.
Allah commands us to be honest in the Qur’an in Surah Taubah, Surah 9 Verse 119, "O! You who believe! Fear Allah and be with those (in the company of) who are true (in word and action)"
Narrated Hudhaifa: Allah's Apostle said to us, "honesty descended from the Heavens and settled in the roots of the hearts of men (faithful believers), and then the Quran was revealed and the people read the Quran, (and learnt it from it) and also learnt it from the Sunna." Both Quran and Sunna strengthened their (the faithful believers') honesty. (See Hadith No. 208) (Book #92, Hadith #381)
We are command to be honest when we are telling jokes. Watch Joking in Islam below.
"A person should not promise to give a child something and then not give it, because in that way the child learns to lie." ~ Babylonian Talmud ~
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
~ John Ruskin ~
Are you telling the truth?
Heart of a Muslim - Zain Bhikha
Prophet Muhammad - The Infinite Light I
The story of Ka’b ibn Malik
The Boy Who Cried Wolf
The Virtue of Truthfulness (part 1 of 2): The Status and Reward of Truthfulness
The Virtue of Truthfulness (part 2 of 2): Lying and Hypocrisy
40 Hadîth on the Islâmic Personality
Teaching honesty - Building Blocks Family.
Honesty and Trust - Family Night Lesson.
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