Lessons and Moralities
With the reference to the battle of Uhud, Ibn Al Qaiyam has made a pointed reference to the battle of Uhud and given explanation of divine benefits and moralities that resulted from that battle, what happened to the Muslims there are important virtues and wise lessons. The Muslims realized the evil results of disobedience and the danger of doing what is prohibited as the messenger ordered the archers to maintain their position and not to leave it. Another point was the distinction between the truthful and the deceitful for the hypocrites was hidden from the Muslims but in battle of Uhud hypocrisy of such people was opened. Allah had prepared exalted abodes for his believing servants. Martyrdom is among the highest rank of the true friends of Allah. Extract from “The Sealed Nectar”.