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Does Everyone Who Makes Ijtihaad Have a Portion of Reward?

Question posed to Shaykh Usaamah al-‘Utaybi (may Allah preserve him):

What is the authenticity of the narration, “For everyone who makes ijtihaad there’s a portion (of reward)”? Is the narration authentic or weak, or is there no origin for it? Benefit us, may Allah bless you.
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Returning Differences to the Quran and Sunnah is Obligatory

Shaykhul-Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah (May Allah have mercy upon him) mentioned:

Whenever the Muslims differ in a matter, returning it back to Allah and the Messenger is obligatory. Therefore whichever of the two statements the Book and the Sunnah prove, it’s obligatory to follow it.

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The Beginner Student Of Knowledge And Scholarly Differences

The Noble Shaykh (and) al-Allaamah Rabee’ Ibn Haadi al-Madkhali (may Allah preserve him) was asked:

Our noble Shaykh, what do you advise the beginner seeker of knowledge with when he is faced with differences of opinion between the Mashaayikh?  Continue reading