Rasūlillah صلى الله عليه وسلم said, “A man who never did any good deed, said to his family, ‘When I die, you should burn me and throw half the ashes of my burnt body in the earth and the other half in the sea.
For by Allāh, if Allāh should get a hold of me, He would inflict such a punishment on me, as He has never inflicted on anybody among the people before.”
But when he died, Allāh ordered the sea to collect his ashes and similarly ordered the earth to collect his ashes.
When Allāh recreated him, Allāh asked, “Why did you do such a thing?”
The man replied, “For being afraid of You, and You know it very well.”
Because of this, Allāh forgave him.
Despair not, the Mercy of Allāh. Qūr’an
One of the great qualities of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was that he never took revenge on anyone for personal reasons and always forgave even his firm enemies.
His wife `A ishah reported that Allah s Messenger was not unseemly or obscene in his speech, nor was he loud-voiced in the streets, nor did he return evil for evil, but he would forgive and pardon.
The people of the Quraysh rebuked him, taunted and mocked at him, beat him and abused him. They tried to kill him and when he left for Madinah, they …