67. The reason for the sin and the Acceptance of the repentance

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أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله قال: حدثني عبد الله بن محمد، عن أبيه، عن أحمد بن النضر الخراز، عن عمر بن مصعب، عن فرات بن الاخنف، عن أبى جعفر الباقر " ع " قال: لولا ان آدم أذنب ما أذنب مؤمن ابدا، ولولا ان الله عزوجل تاب على آدم ما تاب على مذنب ابدا.


1. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Abdullah Bin Muhammad, from his father, from Ahmad Bin Al Nazar Al Khazaz, from Umar Bin Mas’ab, from Furat Bin Al Akhnaf, Abu Ja’far Al-Baqir (a.s.) has said: ‘Had it not been that Adam (as) sinned, the Believer would not have sinned, ever, and had it not been that Allah (azwj) Turned to Adam (as) (with Mercy), He (azwj) would not have Turned to a sinner, ever’.