The great scholar of Islam, Ibn Qayyim al-Jowziyyah [d.752] (may Allaah have mercy on him) said:
“…And we shall mention some things related to repentance (towbah) that are very necessary (to grasp), and it is not befitting that someone be ignorant of them.
From them: Immediate repentance is obligatory after committing a sin. It is not permissible to delay it. Whenever someone delays it, he has committed (another) sin by delaying it. Continue reading