Shaykh Ahmad Bazmul on Important Foundations of the Book and Sunnah (Which Oppose and Refute the Mumayyi'ah and Haddaadiyyah) - Part 4|
Sunday, April 07 2013 - by Manhaj.Com
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Part 4: An Important Foundation of the Religion - The People of Truth Are Few in Number
The Shaykh went on to explain the fourth important foundation which is that the people of truth are few in number and are strangers (ghurabaa'). The hadeeth, "Islaam began as something strange and shall return as something strainge, so glad tidings to the strangers." The Salaf used to consider themselves - in the 2nd and 3rd centuries - as strangers and as being few in number. And we in the 21st century are even more so (strangers and few in number). The Shaykh explained (as occurs in the hadeeth he cited), "There will come a time when a person holding onto his deen will be like a person holding onto hot coals, the patient one amongst them will have the reward of fifty..." - these evidences show that the people of the truth are few. There are a number of issues here, the Shaykh went on to explain:
End of Part 4.