Question: How does one's love for Prophets and saints become fruitless?
Answer: Love for Prophets and saints such as that found among Christians who believe in the Trinity and the Rafidites (a Shi'a sect) who cherish enmity toward almost all Companions due to their love of 'Ali is fruitless. [Such love is rooted in love for the person loved. As it is not in God's name it leads to unforgivable excesses in belief. Due to such excesses. Christians deified Jesus and the Rafidites broke from the majority Muslim community.] Any love in God's name and in the Qur'anic manner yields good results in both this world and the Hereafter. I briefly mention its worldly results below: