As Muslims, we should be careful in not losing hope in our dua. We should also ensure that we don’t get impatient by setting expectations for getting immediate results. The Prophet (SAW) said:
“You will be answered so long as you are not in a hurry and say, ‘I made dua but I did not receive a response.’”
[Narrated by Al-Bukhari, 6340; Muslim, 2735]
Fear and Taqwa for Allah – Surah Shuara Verse 131-134 Quran
Instead of being impatient, think positively and have faith and hope that Allah will make a way out for you. Being impatient will do nothing but increase your stress and anxiety.
Allah says (interpretation of the meaning):
“So verily, with the hardship, there is relief, verily, with the hardship, there is relief.”
[Surah Al-Sharh, 94:5-6]
The Prophet (SAW) advised Ibn ‘Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him and his father):
“Know that victory (or achievement) comes through patience, and that ease comes through hardship…”
While we should be patient in making Dua, we should at the same time be persistent. Being persistent means to repeat your dua to Allah and not giving faith or hope. This is proven by the prophets’ (SAW) traditions. Muslim  narrated that Ibn Mas’ood (RA) said:
When the Prophet (SAW) made dua he would repeat it three times, and when he asked he would ask three times.
Ibn Al-Qayyim (RH) said in Al-Daa’ wa’l-Dawa’ [p.25]:
One of the most beneficial of remedies is persisting in dua.
Fear the Day of judgement – Surah Hajj Verse 12 Quran
In Kitaab Al-Zuhd by Imam Ahmad  it is narrated from Qataadah:
I can find no other likeness for the believer except that of a man who is at sea, clinging onto a piece of wood, and saying, “O Lord, O Lord,” that Allah might save him.
|Source: Power of Dua|
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Allah is the best answerer.
Alhamdulillah! Jazakallah kayran…Alhamdulillah this is really what i need now Alhamdulillah Ya Rabb indeed you are really guiding me.
Very motivating …… Jazaak Allahu khairan
Sub_HanAllah! Insha Allah I will continue making du’a! Thank you for reminding me. May Allah SWT protect and guide us all.
jazakallah khair..thanks for such wonderful posts..
May Allah continues to increase you in knowledge .thank you for this information .
Wonderful! May Allah accept our Dua. Jazaka Allahu khairan
Jazakallah khairan. As humans sometimes we loose hope in our du’as if we don’t get immediate response however Allah The All Knowing N All Wise Knows when best to Grant us our prayers. May Allh grant us the patience to wait on Him n don’t loose hope in our Du’as. Ameen.
Thk u for reminding us.May Almighty Allah grant us our Doahs in this Holy month of Muharram Shareef 1434 Hinting; Ameen
Masha Allah barakallahu feekum!
Jazaakallah Khairan !
This is an excellent piece of reminder. Not being patience and persistant is a weakness. With strong Imaan if we ask Dua, Allah (SWT) will never fail to respond. Allah is so merciful.
A must advice for everyone. Most of everyone will be going through this mistake and doubt. Jazakallah Hairan
AS SALAAMALE QUM,
Alhamdulillah! Jazakallah kayran…Alhamdulillah this is really what i need now Alhamdulillah Ya Rabb indeed you are really guiding me.And all – plz remember me in your dua i really need it.
Allhammdulillah a good and intresting reminder.Jazakallahu khair
Persistence in dua, MashaAllah. I am at a stage in my life where I need such message. JazakAllah.
Beautiful post, it makes me think twice.Allaah accept our prayers.
Thank you for posting such a valuable tips. Most of the muslims always hurry to get immediate results to their Duas, if not, get hopeless. Allah is merciful and always guide us.
Shukran jazil for this valuable reminder. There is no substitute for patience and perseverance, with strong Eeman in Allah, for result when making Dua. Indeed, there is hope in Allah’s words which says: “Inna Llaha mo asobiriin”
Subanallah we all need to follow our beloved rasullah pbh, advise and be persisted in all acts of worship. Jazkallah for such a nice reminder article.
very precise. may ALLAH make it easy for us to be patient with HIS divine decree. aameen
Subhanallah! “Know that victory (or achievement) comes through patience, and that ease comes through hardship…” Love it!!!
We should be thankful to Allah for which he has given us without asking for them and be patient with what we are asking him for.
This is encouraging that a muslim should not give up. prayer and being patient and persistence answer all
Allah i was in need of this i have found my self guided by you everytime
Jazakh khairan. Indeed it is an inspiring piece. Ya Allah grant us d patienc 2 be persistent in our dua.
I have learnt so much from Iqrasense in the past few weeks.
This has inspired me to persist and not give up. I know Allah is merciful and will (inshallah)will answer my dua and guide me to my destiny.
May Allah the merciful, the powerful, bring peace, harmony and love to us all. Ameen.
Ishallah! Patience and perseverance are key to getting needs answered from Allah. I made dua every day and hour and thought I was worrying Allah with this but your article has made things more clear to me. I will not relent in my duas.
Allah bless you. We need more of such.
ALLAH is the BEST answerer there is no power nor might except in ALLAH Most Glorified Most Honorable.
Only ALLAH is Blessed for All Eternity Most Honourable Most Glorified Besides whom their Is No Power InshaALLAH i will be able to maintain my strength and happiness and reach my dream safely and be protected from oppression