Is it permissible to lie for the sake of da’wah to Allaah?
The people of truth do not lie
By Allaah, we would never lie, and nor did we know what lying was.
Accept the truth
You do not qualify for [any] level of humility until you accept the truth from whom you love, and from whom you detest.
No illness is more dangerous than telling lies
There are no provisions better than taqwa, and nothing is better than silence, and no enemy is more harmful than ignorance, and no illness is more dangerous than telling lies.
Narrating fictitious stories
I narrate fictitious stories to children, and that is to encourage them to pray and be truthful, and all good things [in general]; so is this considered to be lies? [Bearing in mind] they are children, and are unaware, and don’t understand [these are fictitious stories].
Those not well versed in Qur’an ‘should not issue fatwas’
The grand mufti said scholars must not issue fatwas, or religious edicts, if they are not well versed in the Book of Allaah and the Sunnah of the Prophet, peace be upon him. “If he doesn’t know he should not issue any fatwa,” he said.