The period before Islam was introduced to the Arabs by the prophet Muhammad was one of great ignorance to the laws of Allah, and also to morals and decency. The crimes that were committed in these days are recorded in many hadiths, and the evil of the crimes still shocks many today.
The arabs were fortunate to discover Islam and stop many of their barbaric practices, but the pain of the memories of those days still haunted many of the Sahabah. Narrated by Bilal Assad, this is the story of a man grieved by his past sins, and his narration of his crimes to the Prophet Muhammad caused an outbreak of tears.
This excerpt is from the lecture The Mercy of Prophet Muhammad by Bilal Assad
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