Al-Imām al-Rabbani Mujaddid al-Alf al-Thani Shaykh Aḥmad al-Sirhindi ‘alayhir Raḥmah writes:

حق سبحانہ وتعالی حبیب خودرا علیہ الصلاة والتحیة می فرماید وَاغلُظْ عَلَيهِم پس پیغمبر خودرا کہ موصوف بخلق عظیم ست در غلظت بر ایشاں امر فرمود معلوم شد کہ غلظت بایشاں داخل خلق عظیم ست

Allāh ﷻ said to His Beloved ﷺ: “And be harsh with the kuffār” As the Messenger of Allāh ﷺ has been described as having great character, it is understood by the command to be harsh that to be harsh with kuffār is part of great character.

در رنگ سگاں ایشاں را دور باید داشت۔دوستی والفت بادشمنان خدا منجر دشمنی خدائے عز وجل ودشمنی پیغمبر او علیہ الصلاة والسلام می شود۔ شخصے گمان می کند کہ اواز اہل اسلام است وتصدیق وایمان باللہ ورسولہ دارد۔امانمی داند کہ ایں قسم اعمال شنیعہ دولت اسلام اور اپاک وصاف می برد نعوذ باللہ

The enemies of Allāh ﷻ must be kept away like dogs. Friendship and affection for them takes one to enmity of Allāh ﷻ and the Messenger ﷺ. [By virtue of his Kalimah and his Ṣalah] one thinks he is a Muslim and he has faith in Allāh ﷻ and His Messenger ﷺ [and one forms friendship and relationship with him] yet one does not know that such despicable behaviour ruins one’s Islām. We seek refuge in Allāh. Read more…