Hadith (memorize it) “Verily, actions are rewarded by intentions”
4 Stages Prior to Sinning • Sin crosses your mind • Feeling desire to commit sin • Inclination to commit sin • Intention to commit sin* *Judged by Allah
Key Points • Reward of actions is determined by intention • A good intention has the power to change a mundane act into worship • A negative intention has the power to change a praiseworthy act into sin • Hadith Qudsi about 3 men– what were their actions? What were their intentions? What was their fate?