“Seek Knowledge Before it is Taken Away, and it is Taken Away by the Death of the Scholars.” [Part 2] – By Abu Khadeejah ‘Abdul Wahid – SalafiPublications Winter Conference 2022.

Abu Khadeejah ‘Abdul Wahid

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[25/12/2022] “Seek Knowledge Before it is Taken Away, and it is Taken Away by the Death of the Scholars.” [Part 2] – By Abu Khadeejah ‘Abdul Wahid حفظه الله. The SalafiPublications Winter Conference at Masjid As-Salafi, Birmingham, UK.

Some points discussed during this lesson:

  • Explanation of the statement of ‘Umar b. al-Khaṭṭāb (رضى الله عنه), “The death of a thousand worshippers is easier than the death of a scholar who has insight and knowledge of that which is ḥalāl and ḥarām with Allāh.”
  • The scholars are not to be mentioned except with excellence. 
  • The crucial role of the scholars in preserving the religion.
  • The revivers of the religion. 
  • That which is lost when a person belittles the scholars, the rulers and his brothers. 
  • Ibn Mas’ūd (رضى الله عنه) on how Islām will be diminished from the people.
  • A description of the time when people will regard the Sunnah to be bid’ah and bid’ah to be the Sunnah. 
  • Mob mentality of the people.
  • The harm of seeking wealth and status.
  • Muḥammad Ḥijāb’s revilement of the scholars.
  • Ibn ‘Asākir (رحمه الله) on the flesh of the scholars being poison. 
  • The two types of people who will follow the Dajjāl. 
  • The growth of the Salafī da’wah in the 90s. 
  • The extent to which the Muslims follow the Jews and Christians. 
  • The danger of following the crowd and not giving knowledge the importance it deserves. 
  • The destruction of the people due to the passing away of the scholars.
  • Striving to constantly increase in knowledge. 
  • Days of treachery and deception wherein patience is required.   
  • The first ones to fall to the deceptions of the Dajjāl. 
  • Mujāhid (رحمه الله) on the verse, “And the heavens and the earth wept not for them…” [Sūrah ad-Dukhān 44:29]
  • Statements from Sa’īd b. Zayd and ‘Abdullāh b. Mas’ūd regarding the calamity of the death of ‘Umar (رضى الله عنهم) upon the ummah.
  • We say to the people: Name to us your men!
  • Clinging to the truth and seeking knowledge.
  • The meaning of the Jamā’ah.
  • An encouragement to seek out and cling to the Salafī communities. 

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