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Examine the Speech of Every Person You Hear Today

Imam al-Barbahari, may Allaah have mercy upon him said; "Examine! May Allaah have mercy upon you, the speech of every person that you hear, practically in your day and age. Do not act in haste and do not enter into anything from it until you ask and see – Did any of the companions of the Prophet (Sallallahu alayhi wassallam) speak concerning it or any of the scholars? For if you find a narration from them concerning it then hold tightly onto it and do not exchange it for anything nor give anything precedence over it and consequently fall into the Hell-Fire." The Explanation: Do not be hasty in (holding to be correct) that which you hear from the people, Read more ...
73 sects

This Ummah will divide into 73 sects – Shaykh al-Fawzan explains

Imam al-Barbahari (rahimaullah, died 329 AH) stated: "Know that Allah's Messenger (Sallallahu alayhi wassallam) said: "My ummah will divide into 73 sects, all of them will be in the Fire except for one, and that is the Jama'ah." It was said, "And who are they, O Allah's Messenger?" He responded, "That which I and my Companions are upon today." [Tirmidhi, no. 2641; Ibn Nasr al-Marwazi in As-Sunnah, no. 59; Al-Hakim in al-Mustadrak, 1/218; Al-ajurri in ash-Sharee'ah, no. 23; Al-Lalika'i in Sharh Usool al-I'tiqad, no. 147; Ibn Battah in al-Ibanah, no. 196; and many others. It has support from the hadith of Anas reported by Tabarani in Al-Awsat, no.7840; and Read more ...