31. Satan Cannot Control Five

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5-38 حدثنا أحمد بن هارون الفامي رضي الله عنه قال: حدثنا محمد بن جعفر ابن بطة قال: حدثنا أحمد بن أبي عبد الله البرقي، عن أبيه، عن صفوان بن يحيى يرفعه إلى أبي عبد الله عليه السلام أنه قال: قال إبليس: خمسة [أشياء] ليس لي فيهن حيلة وسائر الناس في قبضتي: من اعتصم بالله عن نية صادقة واتكل عليه في جميع اموره، ومن كثر تسبيحه في ليله ونهاره، ومن رضي لاخيه المؤمن بما يرضاه لنفسه، ومن لم يجزع على المصيبة حين تصيبه، ومن رضي بما قسم الله له ولم يهتم لرزقه


5-38 Ahmad ibn Harun al-Fami - may God be pleased with him - narrated that Muhammad ibn Ja’far ibn Bat’tat quoted Ahmad ibn Aba Abdullah Al-Barqy, on the authority of his father, on the authority of Safvan ibn Yahya who linked it up through a chain of narrators to Aba Abdullah as-Sadiq (MGB), “The damned Satan says that there are five types of people which he cannot deceive while he has full control over others. The first type consists of those who sincerely take refuge in God and rely on Him in all their affairs. The second type consists of those who recite the praises of their Lord often in daytime and at night. The third type are those who like for their believing brothers whatever they like for themselves. The fourth type consists of those who do not lose their calmness at times of calamities. The fifth type are those who are content with what God has given them and do not grieve about their share of daily bread.”