Laziness in offering the Salah until its due time is over

Q 3: If someone is not consistent in offering the obligatory prayers at their due time, as they sometimes miss some prayers heedlessly. What is the ruling on this? Please advise, may Allah reward you.

A: A Muslim should offer the Five Daily Prayers regularly and at their prescribed time in congregation. Allah (Exalted be He) says: Verily, As-Salât (the prayer) is enjoined on the believers at fixed hours. The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: Whoever heard the Adhan (Call to prayer) and did not come to it (the prayer), then there is no prayer for him except with an excuse. (Related by Ibn Majah, Al-Daraqutny, Ibn Hibban, and Al-Hakim with a Sahih [authentic] Sanad [chain of narrators]) (Part No. 5; Page No. 128) Furthermore, it is impermissible for a Muslim to be lazy to offer Salah (Prayer) at times and be punctual at other times. A Muslim should offer Salah in its prescribed manner and on its due time. Allah (Exalted be He) says: Guard strictly (five obligatory) As-Salawât (the prayers) especially the middle Salât (i.e. the best prayer – ‘Asr). ; And those who guard their Salât (prayers) well. ; Those who remain constant in their Salât (prayers); and: So woe unto those performers of Salât (prayers) (hypocrites), Those who delay their Salât (prayer from their stated fixed times). May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.