“Fear that your wealth will not rule you”
KONYA - Director of Religious Affairs Prof. Dr. Mehmet Görmez came together with businessmen in Konya, emphasized that a person should be feared that the wealth will not dominate you.
Director of Religious Affairs Dr. Mehmet Görmez came to Konya to attend a series of programs.
Görmez, who came together with business people, addressed the participants here and said that Konya is a city of knowledge, lore, spirituality and foundation.
Noting that after a hundred years of suffering, they should work more to be powerful to spread goodness on the earth, Görmez emphasized the importance of fearing of wealth and fortune that will retain from praying to Allah.
Görmez said, “While the ideal believers and rich men describe in the book of Almighty Allah, says ‘Shopping and commerce do not prevent them from dhikr [invocation] Allah, from praying to Allah, and from giving zakat,’ Allah has the power to retake all the blessings He has given to us. We should never to be spoilt and unwind. Work hard and be rich. Do not be afraid of wealth but fear of something. Fear that your wealth does not dominate your heart. You fear that your wealth will not rule over you.”
“Produce by thinking of our Muslim brothers around the world”
Görmez continued: "Be rich but do not put money in the heart, because the heart is the sight of Allah Almighty. There should be nothing else in the heart. All the oppressed in the world need us. Be rich by thinking of them.” (ILKHA)