Therefore remember Me, I will remember you, and be thankful to Me, and do not be ungrateful to Me.
O you who believe! seek assistance through patience and prayer; surely Allah is with the patient.
And do not speak of those who are slain in Allah’s way as dead; nay, (they are) alive, but you do not perceive.
And We will most certainly try you with somewhat of fear and hunger and loss of property and lives and fruits; and give good news to the patient.
Who say, when afflicted with calamity: “To Allah We belong, and to Him is our return”
They are those on whom (Descend) blessings from Allah, and Mercy, and they are the ones that receive guidance. (2:152-157)
Heartening verses from Al-Baqara, describing the course of those who are rightly guided…