Visit our YouTube channel for more Regarding Shaykh ‘Abdur-Rahmaan as-Sa’dee’s praise for his own book “al-Qawaa’id al-Hisaan”, Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen said: …then [I say] that his praise for his book is not strange, because the praise of the people of knowledge for their writings is not done intending pride or bragging to the people, rather, […]
What distinguishes beneficial knowledge from other righteous deeds
However, beneficial knowledge continues and does not cease; its benefit continues, and [likewise] the reward for the one who conveyed it…
Teaching precedes disciplining
Many people are overcome with protective jealousy (الغَيْرَة) to start with disciplining before teaching!
After [the rank of] Prophethood, I do not know of a rank better than conveying knowledge.
Rectifying the misunderstandings of the people
The people of Egypt would disparage ‘Uthmaan ibn ‘Affaan, until al-Layth ibn Sa’d emerged from [amongst] them and spoke to them about his virtues, and so they refrained.
Beneficial knowledge and harmful knowledge
What does the [following] saying of the Messenger ﷺ mean: «اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ عِلْمٍ لاَ يَنْفَعُ»?
Would not allow time to pass without benefit
About him, I was told he would take account of himself [to the level of every] breath; he would not let time pass without [utilising it for] benefit. He would be [busy] either writing, teaching, or reading. I was told he would even be moving his lips when sharpening his pen[cil].