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Faith linked to good morals:
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Faith is a force that urges the believer to have noble and good manners. It also safeguards him from vices and errors. Weakness of morals is a sign of weakness of belief, just as good manners are proof of strong belief. The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) explained that strong belief inevitably generates strong morals, and that the corruption of morality is due to weakness or lack of belief. An unbeliever commits vices indifferently and does not fear blame nor does he expect to be held accountable for his crimes. The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said: «Modesty and belief are interrelated. Should one of them vanish, the other will (definitely) perish» (Al-Bayhaqi) Indeed, he (pbuh) stressed that being ill-mannered to one’s neighbor indicates the absence of belief. The Prophet (pbuh) said: «By Allah, he is not a believer. By Allah, he is not a believer. By Allah, he is not a believer.” They asked, “Who is that person, O Messenger of Allah?” He said, “The one whose neighbor is not safe from Bawa’iqah.” They asked: “O Prophet of Allah, what are Bawa’iqah?” He replied: “His evils» (Bukhari) Hence, when Allah calls His servants to righteousness or commands them to keep away from evil; the servants do this in relation to the belief residing in their hearts. It is for this reason that Almighty Allah repeatedly calls His servants in His book.(O you who believe!)

Then He mentions His commands to them, such as in His Saying: {O you who believe! Be afraid of Allâh, and be with those who are true (in words and deeds)}. [At-Taubah:119]

Similarly, we find that the Prophet (pbuh), when he taught his followers good morals, he connected this with faith. He, for instance, said: «He who believes in Allah and the Last Day, let him show hospitality to his guest; and he who believes in Allah and the Last Day, let him treat his neighbor well; and he who believes in Allah and the Last Day, let him speak good or remain silent.» (Ahmed) Thus, Islam depends on true and perfect belief in order to instill virtues in the soul.