The greatest purpose of the believer is the pleasure of the Lord of the worlds.
God said: God has promised believers and believers are Gardens underneath which rivers flow , and pleasant dwellings in the Gardens of Eden , and the pleasure of Allah is the greatest great win repentance / 72.
Al-Bukhari narrated in his “Sahih” (6549) and Muslim in his “Sahih” (2829) from the hadith of Abu Sa`id al-Khudri, who said: The Messenger of God, may God’s prayers and peace be upon him, said : Indeed, God is blessed and blessed: Then they say: Your blessings are our Lord and your gladness, so he will say: Are you satisfied? Then they say: And what we are not pleased with, and you have given us what you did not give to anyone of your creation, so he says: I give you more than you do, so he says: I give you more than you. Then he says: I am pleased with you, so I will never argue against you after it .
The title of the believer’s life is that he seeks the pleasure of God alone, not the partner of God, even if people are angry, and the sign of the hypocrites is their eagerness to please people, even if the anger of the Lord of the worlds
God said about the hypocrites: They swear to God to please you, and God and His Messenger are more entitled to please Him if they are believers in repentance 6: 62.
Among the things that help the servant to seek the pleasure of God alone are the following:
First: That the servant knows his Lord, so that he is certain that the matter is all in his hands, and that he alone manages the matter, and that he alone is the one who gives strength and whoever humiliates, there is no objection to what he gives or to a giver when he is prevented, and that all people do not possess for him nor for themselves a benefit or harm Neither death nor life nor anything.
If the servant is certain of that, his heart will be attached to his Lord, because he believes that people do not benefit him except with the permission of his Lord, and they do not harm him except with his permission alone.
He says the Prophet peace be upon him: and I know that if the nation met with something to benefit you not benefit you only with something God has written to you, even if they would harm you only with something not something God you have written .
It was included by al-Tirmidhi in his Sunan (2516), and it was authenticated by Sheikh Al-Albani in “Al-Silsilah Al-Sahih” (5/497).
Second: For the servant to be certain that people love him and are satisfied with him with the permission of his Lord and Lord, and if he pleases his Lord, he will place his love in the hearts of his faithful servants.
Tirmidhi lost out in “Sunan” (3267), from al – Bara bin celibate may Allah be pleased with him, he said , the man said: “O Messenger of Allah, Hamdi Zain though edematous Shin, said the Prophet , peace be upon him: that God Almighty .
The hadith was authenticated by Sheikh Al-Albani in Sahih Al-Tirmidhi (2605).
God is the only one who praises and praises a slave, adorns him, and if he indignates a slave and defames him, as for other people, they do not possess anything of that without his permission.
It was mentioned in the hadith that God is the one who puts the love or hatred of a slave in the hearts of people.
Bukhari out in the “correct” (3209), and Muslim in the “correct” (2637), from the hadeeth of Abu Hurayrah said: The Messenger of Allah peace be upon him: God if you like a slave called Jibril said: I love So and so Vohabh, he said: Jibreel loves him, and then calls in the sky and says: Allah loves So and so Voahbuh, in love with them the people of heaven, he said , then placed him admission to the ground, and if you detest a slave called Gabriel says: I detest So and so also finds, said Jibreel hates him, then he calls the people of heaven, God He hates a person, so they hate him. He said: So they hate him, then put his hatred on the ground .
Third: For the servant to be certain that turning his heart around to please people without the Lord of the worlds is a letdown.
God said: You do not make another deity with God, so you should rest with a reprehensible and rejected al-Israa 22.
Ibn Hibban narrated in his “Sahih” (277), from the hadith of Aisha that the Messenger of God, may God’s prayers and peace be upon him, said: Whoever pleases God with the wrath of people, God will suffice it .
This hadeeth was classed as saheeh by Sheikh al-Albani in al-Silsilah al-Saheehah (2311).
And look at Ka’b bin Malik, may God be pleased with him, how his concern was honesty and the satisfaction of God alone, because he believed that God would suffice him if he was truthful, and that if his concern was to get out of people’s anger by lying. God is about to make people angry with him.
Tells the heel may Allah be pleased in the story of his repentance, says the Prophet peace be upon him: “I am God , if I sat down when someone else from the people of the world, to see that come out of his indignation excuse, and I have given controversy, but I God, I have learned while I told you today talk lied to be satisfied with me , God Yushkn that Aschtk Ali, while I told you an interview with sincerity, find on it, I hope the pardon of God, not God, I had no excuse, and what God you’ve never been stronger, and easier to me as it lagged behind you, the Messenger of Allah said , may Allah bless him And peace: As for this, he is justified, so stand up until God decides you .
Al-Bukhari included it in his “Sahih” (4418), and Muslim in his “Sahih” (2769).
Fourth: That you know that there is no path to satisfying people, because the principle of man is injustice and ignorance, and satisfying people is an unrealizable goal, because they do not accept their Lord, will they be satisfied with you ?!
Al-Bayhaqi included in “Great asceticism” (180) with a saheeh chain of narrators, on the authority of Al-Hasan Al-Basri that he was told: “People come to your assembly to take your words and find a fall in you, so he said: I am on you, for I aspired to myself in the presence of God. And I aspired to my soul in al-hoor al-‘iyn, so I aspired, and I aspired to the safety of people, and I could not find a way to that, because when I saw people not being satisfied with their Creator, I knew that they are not satisfied with a creature like them.
Shafei God Younis bin Abdul mercy Top has said: “O Abu Musa if every effort worked hard to satisfy all people, there is no way to him, If so Vokhals your business and your intention to God Almighty.”
Al-Bayhaqi included it in “Sha`b al-Iman” (6518).
Let the servant’s concern be satisfying his Lord alone, and if he is satisfied with it, it is only for you.
Let the motto of your life and your persistence be with the Lord of the worlds:
Let thou be sweet, and life bitter … and let thine be satisfied, and sleep anger
Would you not have lived between me and you … and between me and between the worlds desolation
If your friendliness is true, then everything is easy …. and all that is above dust is dust
As for books, we do not know a book written on this subject in particular, but we recommend the questioner and all Muslims to get to know God more, the more the servant knows his Lord, the more his concern is to please his Lord only, and what harms it is people’s anger.
Among the good books on this is the book “The Supreme Approach in Explaining the Most Beautiful Names of God,” by Dr. Muhammad Al-Hamoud Al-Najdi.
We also recommend that you frequently read the books of Ibn Rajab Al-Hanbali and Ibn Al-Qayyim, for their speech on this topic is one of the most beneficial