Question: When I do a good deed, I find a devilish insinuation for fame and being praised by people. However, I remember Allaah quickly and seek refuge with Him from Riyaa’ (showing-off) until this insinuation goes away. Does Allaah hold me accountable for such involuntary insinuations? Is this due to lack of Eemaan (faith)? What shall I do?
Answer: If the case is as you have mentioned; that you have insinuations, dismiss them as soon as possible, and seek refuge with Allaah from them and from the evil of Satan, we hope that Allaah… read more here.