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Aug 22, 2023

Five Benefits from Sūrah al-Baqarah (2:120)

Five benefits from the the following verse are discussed: وَلَن تَرْضَى عَنكَ الْيَهُودُ وَلاَ النَّصَارَى حَتَّى تَتَّبِعَ مِلَّتَهُمْ قُلْ إِنَّ هُدَى اللّهِ هُوَ الْهُدَى وَلَئِنِ اتَّبَعْتَ أَهْوَاءهُم بَعْدَ الَّذِي جَاءكَ مِنَ الْعِلْمِ مَا لَكَ مِنَ اللّهِ مِن وَلِيٍّ وَلاَ نَصِيرٍ Never will the Jews nor the Christians be pleased with you (O Muḥammad ṣallallāhu ʿalayhi wa-sallam) till you follow their religion. Say: “Verily, the Guidance of Allāh (i.e. Islamic Monotheism) that is the (only) Guidance. And if you (O Muḥammad, ṣallallāhu ʿalayhi wa-sallam) were to follow their (Jews an…

Aug 22, 2023

Responding to the Claim: “The Salafis Have No Manners”

[Q]: Shaykh, from their [Ahl al-Bidʿah] doubts which they use to deter people away from the Salafis —especially the youth — is their claim: “These people do not have any manners”. By Allāh O’ Shaykh, they claim this about [a people] who have been calling to the sunnah for 20-25 years. These claimants learned about the sunnah from these very brothers (of which they now claim have no manners), then they travelled to al-Madīnah and Makkah for a year or two to study, and return claiming that these brothers are (actually) ignorant, ill-mannered and of poor character. [A]: The people of innovati…