This is another article in the chapter Enormities from the classical manual on Sharia called Reliance of the Traveller. The articles are posted one by one in the order they are given in the book.
p67.0 DESPAIRING OF THE MERCY OF ALLAH AND LOSS OF HOPE
p67.1 Allah Most High says:
(1) “None despairs of the mercy of Allah except people who disbelieve” (Koran 12:87).
(2) “It is He who sends down the rain after they have lost hope” (Koran 42:28).
(3) “Say: ‘Oh My slaves who have been prodigal against yourselves, do not despair of the mercy of Allah’ ” (Koran 39:53).
p67.2 The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said,
“Let none of you die except thinking the best of Allah.”