O you of little resolve!
O you of little resolve! Where do you stand upon this path?
Ādam found it difficult and Nūh lamented because of it.
Allāh’s Khalīl Ibrāhīm was thrown into a pit of fire due to it, Ismā’eel was lying on his side ready to be sacrificed for its sake.
While upon it Yūsuf was sold for a cheap price then falsely cast into prison for many years.
Zakarīyyah was sawed into half and Yahyā was slaughtered due to it.
Ayūb suffered great distress while Dawūd cried copiously and ‘Isā cured the wretched poor of their diseases and walked with wild beasts due to it and how many!
How many forms of difficulty and hardships did the Messenger Muhammad ﷺ face while proceeding upon it?
Yet you! You live through amusements and distractions. [Al-Fawā’id p.14]