Authority

Authority

رسولُ اللَّهِ صلى اللَّه عليه وآله :  قالَ اللَّهُ عَزَّوجلَّ : إذا عَصاني مِن خَلقي مَن يَعرِفُني سَلَّطتُ علَيهِ مِن خَلقي مَن لا يَعرِفُني . كتاب من لا يحضره الفقيه : 4 / 404 / 5871 .

 The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'Allah Almighty has said, 'If one of My creation who knows Me disobeys Me, I will cause one of My creation who does not know Me to reign over him.' al-Faqih, v. 4, p. 404, no. 5871

رسولُ اللَّهِ صلى اللَّه عليه وآله :  كَما تَكُونوا يُوَلّى‏ علَيكُم . كنز العمّال : 14972 .

 The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'As you are, so shall you be ruled.' Kanz al-Ummal, no. 14972

رسولُ اللَّهِ صلى اللَّه عليه وآله :  مَن وَلِيَ مِن أمرِ المُسلِمينَ شيئاً فغَشَّهُم فهُو في النّارِ . الترغيب والترهيب : 3 / 176 / 40 .

 The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'Whoever takes up rule of any of the affairs of the Muslims and deceives them then he is in Hell.' al-Targhib wa al-Tarhib, v. 3, p. 176, no. 40

رسولُ اللَّهِ صلى اللَّه عليه وآله :  مَنِ استَعمَلَ رجُلاً مِن عِصابَةٍ ، وفِيهِم مَن هُو أرضى‏ للَّهِ مِنهُ ، فَقَد خانَ اللَّهَ ورَسولَهُ والمُؤمنينَ . . الترغيب والترهيب: 3 / 179 / 1 .

 The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'Whoever employs a worker from a group wherein someone else is more content with Allah than him [the person he chose], then he has betrayed Allah, His Messenger and the believers.' al-Targhib wa al-Tarhib, v. 3, p. 179, no. 1

رسولُ اللَّهِ صلى اللَّه عليه وآله :  إنّا واللَّهِ لانُوَلِّي على‏ هذا العَمَلِ أحَداً سَألَهُ ، ولا أحَداً حَرَصَ علَيهِ . صحيح مسلم : 3 / 1456 / 14 .

 The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'By Allah, we do not appoint for this work someone who has asked for it, nor someone who is avidly eager for it.' Sahih Muslim, v. 3, p. 1456, no. 14