The Noble Shaykh Ahmad an-Najmi (may Allah have mercy upon him) was asked:
Question: What do you advise the Muslims with in these days of ours?
I advise (every Muslim) that he should live upon at-Tawheed and the correct ‘Aqeedah. I advise that he takes care of fulfilling the obligations and mandates and keeps far away from the acts of disobedience and the prohibitions. I advise that he accompanies the best of the people and keeps away from the evil people. I advise that he follows the Sunan and keep away from the innovations. I advise that he takes caution from the Fitan, for they are many in this time. I advise him to stay in his home (to avoid the Fitan) and cry over his sins, just as the Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) said to one of his companions: “Stay in your home and cry over your sins.” And with Allah is the success.
The ‘Allaamah Shaykh Rabee’ (may Allah preserve him) stated:
By Allah there’s no value for Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence) or other than that it if we were to waste the ‘Aqeedah (Islamic Creed), the Tawheed and (then) fall into Shirk (association of partners) with Allah. There’s no benefit in any science at all! Even if we were to memorize the Qur’aan, the Hadeeth, the books of Fiqh, and yet at the same time we (fall) into the darkness of Shirk, (then) there’s no value for us; we will never (have derived) benefit from this knowledge (we acquired)!!! Continue reading →