Shaykh’s advice to learn the correct ‘Aqeedah The Shaykh (رَحِمَهُاللهُ) is asked about the Ash’aree madhhab.
Ahadeeth pertaining to ‘Eemaan, Tawheed, Deen and Qadr A number of ahadeeth taken from Silsilah Ahadeeth As-Saheehah.
Ahadeeth pertaining to taking oaths, vows and expiations A number of ahadeeth taken from Silsilah Ahadeeth As-Saheehah pertaining to taking oaths, vows and expiations.
Discussion concerning the difference of the Companions in Creed The Shaykh (رَحِمَهُاللهُ) explains that there is no difference amongst the Salaf in the principle foundation [al-asl].
Dislike of making a vow The Shaykh (رَحِمَهُاللهُ) explains that this hadeeth, with all its different wordings, indicates that it is not legislated to make a vow, rather it is disliked.
Does talking about Allaah’s Names and Attributes cause common folk to doubt? The Shaykh (رَحِمَهُاللهُ) rebuts the argument that talking about Allaah’s Names and Attributes in front of the common folk leads them to doubt.
Excellence of saying La illaha ila Allaah “Whoever says: ‘la illah ila Allaah’ it will make him successful, one day, no matter what he had done before that.”
Excellence of Tawheed and seeking forgiveness 'O son of Aadam indeed if you came to Me with nearly the whole world in mistakes and you met Me not having associated anything with Me, I would bring the equivalent to that in forgiveness.'
Excellence of Tawheed “As for your father, if he affirmed Tawheed and if you fasted and gave charity on his behalf, then this would benefit him.”
Excellence of the Shahadattan “There is no one that dies except that he testifies that there is none worthy of worship except Allaah, and that I am the Messenger of Allaah, and this depends upon the believing heart with certainty; except that Allaah forgives him.”
Exiting from the Fire for those who worshipped Allaah alone Then Allaah will say: “Take out he who has the weight of a dirham of 'Eemaan in his heart. Then the one who has the weight of half a dirham,’ until He says: He who has an atom’s weight in his heart.
From the aspects of Shirk “Indeed Ruqya, amulets and Tiwalah (a form of magic) are Shirk.”
From the Pillars and signs of Islaam Indeed Islaam has milestones, and sign posts like the lights which illuminate the pathways. From them is that you believe in Allaah and do not associate anything with Him.
From those mannerisms that are obligatory with Allaah Ta’ala When a man says to someone else: ‘Whatever Allaah wills and what you will’ then this is regarded as Shirk in the Sharee’ah’.
Giving of Zakaat is from al-'Eemaan There are three things, whoever does them then he has tasted the flavour of ‘Eemaan: ...whoever gives of his wealth.
Glad tidings for those who worship Allaah alone “May you have glad tidings, and give glad tidings to those after you, that the one who truly testifies that there is no one worthy of worship except Allaah, enters Paradise.”
Having complete faith in matters of the unseen There is no, ‘How?’ in the matters of the Unseen. There is only total and complete faith, without [the question], ‘How?’
Having hope in Allaah Mention of the fact that having good suspicion about the One Worshipped can help in the Hereafter for the one for whom Allaah intends good.
Having taqwaa of Allaah Advice to the Muslims to fear Allaah when seeking provision, and during hardships and trials.