40 Hadith's Regarding Charitable Works

1- Imam Mohammad Baqer (A.S.) ((Khesa1-e-Sadoogh, vol. 1, p. 66))
Any good deed will be considered a charity.

2- Imam Reza (AS) ((Behar, vol. 78, p. 355))
Righteousness and good deeds are eternal savings.

3- The Honorable Prophet of Islam (P.B.U.H.) ((Behar, vol. 96, p. 160))
There are many good deeds, but there will be few to get the opportunity to make a success of it.

4- The Honorable Prophet of Islam (P.B.U.H.) ((Tohafol-Oghool, p. 57))
Don't be hypocritical in good deeds, and don't avoid performing them because of modesty and coyness (humility).

5- Imam Musa Kazim (AS) ((Behar, vol. 78, P. 333))
The example of kindness and favor is like an iron collar that, will not be broken off, except with compensation or gratification.

6- The Honorable Prophet of Islam (P.B.U.H.) ((Behar, vol. 77, p. 165))
There will be no blessedness in squandering, and in blessed deeds there will be no wasting.

7- Imam Hossein (AS) ((Behar, vol. 78, p. 122))
God will bless the person who performs a good act, God will bless beneficent people.

8- The Honorable Prophet of Islam (P.B.U.H.) ((Behar, vol. 77, p. 168))
Don't submit anything but good work, and don't say anything but fine speech.
9- The Reverent Amir (AS) ((Khesa1-e-Sadoogh, vol. 2, p. 160))
Be quick in good deeds before being involved in other work.
10- Imam Jafar Sadiq (AS) ((Osool-e-Kafi, vol. 3, p. 157))
Righteousness and good morals increase blessings and prolong one's life.
11- The Reverent Amir (AS) ((Fehrest-e-Ghorar. p. 346))
A noble-minded and honorable man considers his magnanimous deeds as repayment of a debt.
12- Imam Reza (AS) ((Behar, vol. 78, p. 354))
calling a charitable act insignificant, has no blessing in it.
13- The Honorable Prophet of Islam (P.B.U.H.) ((Khesal-e-Sadoogh, vol. 1, p. 66))
The person who guides others to blessed deeds is the same as the one who has succeeded in doing the blessed deed.
14- Imam Mohammad Baqer (A.S.) ((Tohafol-Oghool, p. 308))
Make haste in doing blessed deeds and help each other in the performance of them.
15- Imam Jafar Sadiq (AS) ((Mostadrak, vol. 12, p. 362))
Completion of blessed works depends only on three things: hastening it, hinding it, and making it seems simple to do.
16- The Reverent Amir (AS) ((Fehrest-e-Ghorar, p. 358))
Your only goal should not be pleasure and to suppress anger, but your success is in the restoration of a right or reducing the effect of unacceptable actions.

17- Imam Reza (AS) ((Behar, vol. 78, P. 355))
Good deeds and their valuable effects are the booties of the farsighted people.

18- The Honorable Prophet of Islam (P.B.U.H.) ((Ashshehab fel-Hekame-Val-Adab, p. 17))
Affection and love will make a free man a slave!
19- Imam Jafar Sadiq (AS) ((Aalamoddin, p. 390))
Take the advice of others as an advantage, and be interested in good deeds.
20- The Reverent Amir (AS) ((Khesal-e-Sadoogh, vol. 2, p. 161))
Everything has a fruit and result, the expedience with which a good is performed is the good deed itself.
21- The Honorable Prophet of Islam (P.B.U.H.) ((Osool-e-Kafi, vol. 3, p. 297))
The most dignified people on the resurrection day are those who have taken great strides for the benevolence of the people's charitable deeds.
22- Imam Mohammad Baqer (A.S.) ((Ama1i-e-Sadoogh, p. 254))
Benevolent people are the first people to enter paradise.
23- The Honorable Prophet of Islam (P.B.U.H.) ((Osoo1-e-Kafi, vol. 3, p. 239))
All creatures belong to God. The one who does a favor to these creatures, would benefit from it and will be the dearest among all those near God.
24- The Reverent Amir (AS) ((Nahjol-Balagh, Khotbah 23))
The good reputation that God has granted to a person is better than fortune and possession that is left as an inheritance to others.
25- Imam Mohammad Baqer (A.S.) ((Ama1i-e-Sadoogh, p. 254))
Charitable acts will save and protect man from bad deaths.
26- Imam Reza (AS) ((Behar, vol. 78, p. 357))
Among the best and outstanding virtues is to take action in good deeds, removal of the trouble of the involved, and helping those who are in need of it.
27- Imam Jafar Sadiq (AS) ((Vasael, vol. 11, p. 529))
Heaven (Paradise) has a door known as ((Maaroof)) (good deeds) which is famous in that only the benevolent enter in it.
28- Imam Mohammad Baqer (A.S.) ((Osool-e-Kafi, vol. 3, p. 212))
Whenever you decide to perform any good act, perform it immediately, because you never know what will happen to you thereafter.
29- Imam Hadi (AS) ((Behar, vol. 78, p. 370))
Better than any charitable act is the doer of it.
30- Imam Mohammad Baqer (A.S.) ((Osool-e-Kafi, vol. 3, p. 274))
The more quickly one performs charitable acts, the more he will be loved to God.
31- The Honorable Prophet of Islam (P.B.U.H.) ((Ashshehab fel-Hekame-Val-Adab, p. 46))
If anyone of you sets the foundation of a good tradition among the people, the credit of him and whoever takes part, will the belong to founder and will benefit him ever after until the resurrection day.
32- Imam Mohammad Baqer (AS) ((Mostadrak, vol. 9, p. 112))
Doing good to other is the best of charitable acts in that the doer will soon receive the reward of it.
33- Imam Jafar Sadiq (AS) ((Vasael, vol. 6, p. 316))
Holding the receiver of a good act under obligation, will absolutely corrupt human being.
34- Amir-ul-Momineen (AS) ((Nahjol-Balaghe, Sent 414))
Take initiative in charitable acts and don't consider them insignificant, for, its little is great, and its few is many.
35- Imam Reza (AS) ((Behar, vol. 74, p. 413))
Anytime your religious brother asks something of you, fulfill his request promptly, before he doesn't need it anymore.
36- The Honorable Prophet of Islam (P.B.U.H.) ((Vasael, vol. 6, p. 317))
The person who does a favor to a pious believer, then displeases him or puts him under obligation, God will spoil his act.
37- Imam Jafar Sadiq (AS) ((Ghorbol-Esnad, p. 83))
The following people will not find their way to paradise:
(1) The one who disowned by his parents.
(2) The Permanently wine drunk man.
(3) The one who puts others under obligation because of his good acts.
38- The Honorable Prophet of Islam (P.B.U.H.) ((Vasael, vol. 6, p. 316))
The one who does a service to his religious brother and then puts him under obligation, God will wipe out his act and the heavy sin him will be on his shoulder, and he won't get any benefit.
39- Imam Mohammad Baqer (AS) ((Makaremol-Akhlagh, p. 338))
Good acts and charity will reduce poverty, prolong life, and protect human being from seventy kinds of bad deaths.
40- Imam Zain-ul-Abideen (AS) ((Tohafol-Oghool, p. 290))
If anybody asks of you a charitable act, do it promptly.