60. The reason due to which two men tend to enter the Masjid, one of the two being a worshipper, and the other, an immoral. So they both come out, and the worshipper is an immoral, and the immoral is a truthful

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أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا محمد بن يحيى العطار، عن محمد بن احمد، عن احمد بن محمد رفعه قال: قال الصادق (ع) يدخل رجلان المسجد أحدهما عابد والآخر فاسق فيخرجان من المسجد والفاسق صديق والعابد فاسق وذلك انه يدخل العابد المسجد وهو مدك بعبادته وفكرته في ذلك ويكون فكرة الفاسق في التندم على فسقه فيستغفر الله من ذنوبه.


1. My father said, ‘Muhammad Bin Yahya Al Ataar narrated to us, from Muhammad Bin Ahmad, from Ahmad Bin Muhammad, raising it, said, ‘Al-Sadiq (asws) said: ‘Two men enter the Masjid, one of them being a worshipper and the other, an immoral. So they both come out from the Masjid, and the immoral is a truthful, and the worshipper is an immoral; and that is because the worshipper entered the Masjid and he prides over his worship and thinks about it with regards to that, and the thinking of the immoral is with regards to remorse over his immorality, so he seeks Forgiveness of Allah (azwj) from his sins’.