Shaykh Ṣāliḥ al-Fawzān (may Allāh preserve him) stated:
Nowadays the phenomenon that has emerged (with some people) is their saying: ‘It’s a controversial issue’. We say, when there is a difference of opinion, the proof should be followed, we should not worship (Allah) with people’s disagreements and views. We worship (Allah) through (following) the proof. So we should refer the disagreement to the proof. Whatever is supported by the proof is the truth and whatever is contrary to the proof is falsehood. Allah has not left us to the views, sayings and disagreement. Rather He says: Continue reading
The Noble Shaykh ‘Ubayd al-Jābirī (may Allāh preserve him) stated:
The path is two paths:
1. The First: The Straight Path. This is what Allāh sent down in His Book and what the authentic Sunnah came along with (based upon the actions, speech, and approvals of) the Prophet sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam. This is the clarification of the upright religion which is truly from Allāh. [Note: There is only ONE straight path; there are no subcategories]. Continue reading
The Imaam, Shaykh Saalih al-Fawzaan (may Allah preserve him) stated:
Whoever leaves off the Sunnah during the time of trials and tribulations is destroyed along with those who are destroyed. The trials and tribulations are similar to the flood water and nothing saves from it except holding on to the Sunnah.
Benefits from the narration of Anas Ibn Maalik (may Allah be pleased him):
The time frame given to us to shorten the mustache, clip the nails, pluck the hairs of the armpit, and shave the pubic hairs is that we are not to leave it off for more than forty days.
كلمة عن أهمية طلب العلم في تحقيق الفرقان ونصر السنة – الشيخ خالد عبدالرحمن
Abu Ubayd al-Qaasim Ibn Salaam (may Allah have mercy upon) stated:
The one who is the follower of the Sunnah is similar to the one who holds on to the hot piece of coal. Today (in my opinion), it is more virtuous than the striking of the sword in the path of Allah.
Source: Taareekh al-Baghdaad 14/39, with a strong chain of narrators.