One day, as he taught us ‘Aqeedah at the Faculty of Sharee’ah in Qaseem, he made us sit an exam; the exam was on a Sunday, and the following Saturday he brought in all our [marked] papers, considering the number of students was over 80.
As for the Shaykh’s car, then it was as if it were a camel carrying the brothers, because the Shaykh used to take them from one place to another in it.
“My father has arrived in ‘Unayzah to convey greetings to you, I hope you will convey your greetings to him before you leave.”
I brought a container of ripe dates for the Shaykh, and the dates were very fresh – so the Shaykh ate a few and then asked: “Where did you get these dates from?”
Whilst performing Hajj and ‘Umrah the Shaykh would continue to command the people upon good and forbid them from evil; even whilst making tawaaf and sa’ee!
As for his asceticism (zuhd), then it is sufficient to know that all his books which have been printed with his permission are for noble charitable causes.