Question 57: What is the ruling on a Muslim father who worships Allaah Alone and performs the five pillars of Islaam perfectly but he is not able to control his children who are negligent of their duties towards Islaam? This father showed full enmity towards his children for the sake of Islaam either by driving them away or by beating them. All the surrounding people are aware of what that father did with his children who nevertheless did not accept to follow Islaam. What is the ruling on such a father in the sight of Allaah (Exalted be He)?
Answer: In case that the matter is exactly as what is mentioned in the question, this father is not blamed because of his children’s behavior. This is supported by Allaah’s saying… read more here.