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Beware of swearing by other than Allāh

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ibn Masʽūd (رضي الله عنه) said:

"To swear by Allāh while lying is more beloved to me than to swear by other than Him while speaking the truth."

al-Muṣannaf 8/468 #15929.

The people of opinion are enemies of the Sunan

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ʿUmar ibn al-Khaṭṭāb (رضي الله عنه) said:

"The people of opinion are the enemies of the Sunan! They became fatigued with memorizing hadīth, thus it (i.e, Hadīth) escaped them, and they did not understand them, so they began to speak with opinion, thus they went astray and lead others astray."

as-Sunan 4280, al-Lillakā’ī 201, etc.

Beware of speaking about the Qurʾān without knowledge

Link : https://salafiyyah.net/#speaking-quran

Abū Bakr (رضي الله عنه) said:

"Which sky shall shelter me, and which earth shall hold me, if I were to say about the book of Allāh what I do not know!"

at-Tabarī 1/35, Jāmiʿu Bayānil-ʿIlm’ 2/833/1561, etc.

One who leaves the Jamāʾah has the death of pre-Islāmic ignorance

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ibn ʿAbbās (رضي الله عنه) said:

"Whoever splits away from the Jamāʾah then dies, his death is the death of pre-Islāmic ignorance."

as-Sunnah 22.

One who leaves the Sunnah disbelieves

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ibn ʿUmar said:

"Whoever leaves the Sunnah disbelieves."

al-Muṣannaf 4381, al-Muntakhab 820, etc.

Using Āyat of the Qurʾān against other Āyat

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ibn ʿAbbās (رضي الله عنه) said:

"Do not use the book of Allāh against itself (i.e., use some āyat as arguments against others)."

as-Sunnah 1953, Dhammul-Kalām 171, etc.

Whoever follows innovation has removed the yoke of Islām from his neck

Link : https://salafiyyah.net/#following-innovation

ibn ʿAbbās (رضي الله عنه) said:

"Whoever attests to, and agrees with, one of these newly invented titles, then he has removed the yoke of Islām from his neck."

Dhammul-Kalām 720, and al-Ibānatul-Kubrā 245.

Remain upon uprightness and do not innovate

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ʿUthmān ibn Hādhir al-Azdī said:

"I entered upon ibn ʿAbbās (رضي الله عنه) and said: 'Advice me!' He said: 'Remain upon uprightness, follow (i.e., the Sunnah) and do not innovate!'"

Dhammul-Kalām 334, and al-Ibānatul-Kubrā 157.

One who does not know the time of ignorance will lose his Islām

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ʿUmar ibn al-Khaṭṭāb (رضي الله عنه) said:

"The bonds of Islām will be undone one by one only if there arise people in Islām who never knew the time of ignorance."

Dar at-Ta’arud al-’Aql wan-Naql 5/259, Manhaj as-Sunnah an-Nabawiyyah 4/590, etc.

Do not sit with the people of innovation

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ibn al-Mubārak (رحمه الله) said:

"Indeed Allāh has angels who seek out circles of remembrance, so look to who you sit with, do not accompany people of innovation for indeed Allāh does not look at them. A sign of hypocrisy is that one sits and stands with the people of innovation."

Fudhail ibn ʿIyādh 438, al-Lillakā’ī 265 which appears to be correct, and Allāh knows best.

Beware of sitting with the people of desires

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ibn ʿAbbās (رضي الله عنه) said:

"Do not sit with the people of desires, for indeed, sitting with them causes a sickness within the hearts."

al-Ibānatul-Kubrā 371.

Two Āyat heavy on those who argue with the Qurʾān

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Abu ʿĀliyah (رضي الله عنه) said:

"There are two Āyat in the book of Allāh that are very heavy upon those who argue with the Qurʾān: 'No one argues concerning the Ayat of Allāh except those who disbelieve' (40:4) and 'Indeed those who have differed over the book are in distant splitting.' (2:176)"

al-Ibānatul-Kubrā 540/541.