The signs of the people of innovation are clear and obvious. The most apparent of their signs is their severe enmity for those who carry the reports of the Prophet.
And we are not focusing on mentioning the virtues of the Ahlul-Hadeeth, for indeed their virtues are well known and their merits are many.
Whoever listens to an innovator has left the protection of Allaah and is entrusted with the innovation.
I met the best of people, all of them people of the Sunnah and they used to forbid from accompanying the people of innovation.