Whoever busies himself with [helping fulfil] the needs of the people, Allaah will aid him in [fulfilling] his personal needs.
And it appeared the man understood what the Shaykh had intended, so he took the money, thanking the Shaykh as he left.
He used to ask about my children and encourage his [own] children to visit me, may Allaah have Mercy upon Abu ‘Abdullaah.
Their voices rising with supplications for the Shaykh, and their thanks to the Prince for his respect towards the scholars and appreciation of their rank and position.
What is the ruling regarding seeking and [then] accepting help from the disbelievers?
‘The Shaykh gave much importance to [the affairs of] his students. He was keen in alleviating the difficulties which came their way while being on their path to seeking knowledge.