An-Nawawi’s Forty Hadiths (21/42) “The concept of Istiqamah”


On the authority of Abu ’Amr, though others call him Abu ’Amrah Sufyan bin ’Abdullah, radiyallahu anhu, who said:
I said: \”O Messenger of Allah, tell me something about Islam which I could not ask anyone about save you.\” He answered: \”Say: ’I believe in Allah’, and then stand firm and steadfast.\” [Muslim]