The people of Sunnah vs the people of innovation

Here you can find texts on the issues related the the distinction between the Sunnah and the bida’ (innovation) and between the people of the Sunnah and the people of bida’. The Salaf have laid down firm principles and explained the rules of these issues very clearly in order to remove the confusion of the confused, and the doubt of the arrogant.

Usul As-Sunnah – by Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal

The last of this Ummah will not be correct except through that which the first of it was correct by

Whoever opposes only one principle from the principles of the Sunnah, then he is an innovator

Some issues regarding the people of innovation

The manhaj of the Salaf in using the words of the Sahābah (radiAllāhu ’anhum) as an argument and the saying of Mujāhid regarding Muhammad (sallAllāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) sitting upon the Throne

The issue of judging based upon the apparent Islamic signs

Here you can find and download texts that are related to the issue of judging upon the apparent, and refutation of the modern time Khawarij who insists on their hideous bid’ah of declaring anyone a disbeliever until they test them in their beliefs, even if they ascribe to Islam, say La ilaha illa Allah and pray the the prayer of Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam).

Accepting the outwardly Islām and not looking into possibilities and assumptions

One hadīth to break the backs of the people of bida’

Some shubuhāt (doubts) in connection with judging upon the apparent