A Comparison between Those Obsessed with Takfīr & Bombings and Those Who Call for Peace & Well-Being


A Comparison between Those Obsessed with Takfīr & Bombings and Those Who Call for Peace &
Well-Being
بذل النصح والتذكري لبقايا ااملفتونني بالتكفري والتفجري :Original Title

Today, many non-Muslims have entered the Arabian Peninsula for a specific set time
(jobs, etc.). And many people from this country have also begun telling them about Islam,
spreading offices throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia called “Taw’iyyah al-Jāliyāt” or
“Community Enlightenment” offices. This has been going on for a long time now, and
because of it, many people have accepted Islam. According to a comprehensive report
by the “Community Enlightenment” office in Buraidah, Qaseem (a city near Riyadh) for
example, as many as fifteen thousand people entered Islam between 1407 (C.E. 1986)
and the beginning of 1424 (C.E. 2003). And the completion of such people’s guidance,
after Allāh guided them to Islam, is that they meet sincere and righteous callers to peace
and well-being, those who teach them the understanding of the religion according to the
righteous predecessors, those far removed from evil innovations and issues foreign to
Islam.
However, beginning in the year 1424 (C.E. 2003), some young people in this country
(Saudi Arabia) were afflicted with the trials of renouncing obedience to the leaders and
government and the audacity to kill non-Muslims who’ve entered our country and were
promised safety and security. They claim they are “ridding the Arabian Peninsula of the
disbelievers.” By doing that, they’ve brought evil upon themselves, their religion and its
people, and their nation. In the “al-Qabas al-Muwaytiyyah” newspaper (no. 11137) dated
the 23
rd
of Rabī’ al-Ākhir, 1425 (C.E. 2004), an article by Dr. Ḥamad Ibn Ibrāhīm al-
‘Uthmān was published by the title: “The Ideology of Bombing in the Spotlight”. Within this
article were many statements from such misguided youth (the terrorists) that have been
published on a well-known internet site. The fifth reported statement says:
“Everyone must know that if they want to make us leave our ideology, the very
ideology for which we were created, with which we were commanded, because
of which we’ve spilled our own blood – if they want us to leave this, then let them
dig up Muhammad ( وسلم عليه اه صلى ) from his grave and let him say to us, ‘Do not
expel the disbelievers from the Arabian Peninsula!’ Dig him up to tell us, ‘Do not
make Jihād against the disbelievers from the Arabian Peninsula!’ Dig him up to
tell us, ‘You are all sinners, extremists, terrorists! You should instead renounce
this and repent from it.’ Only then will we listen and obey, and only to him ( اه صلى
“!( عليه وسلم
Anyone who reflects on these statements full of utmost wickedness, the extreme, harshheartedness of these people becomes apparent as does their blunt, discourteous
manners, and their petrified, intolerant ideology. I do not even think many of the
misguided youth bent on destruction within this country would approve of such speech
that calls to nothing but an evil end. These people should repent and return to guidance
and pay no attention to the likes of such vile statements that only show the filth, evil,
meanness and shamelessness of whoever said it.
The following is a summarized comparison between the actions of these misguided youth
and the actions of sincere callers to peace and righteousness:
1. The misguided youth accept and approve of disbelief from a nonbeliever and
therefore rush him to the Fire (by killing him). They bring him out of darkness into
darkness, from torture to torture. As for the sincere callers to well-being, they work to
bring a nonbeliever out of darkness and into light, so that he may triumph, thereby
gaining happiness and contentment in this life and the next.

2. The misguided youth, by killing a nonbeliever (residing in this land) send him back to
his family in a coffin so that they may be filled with hatred and resentment towards
Islam and Muslims, so they may attribute to Islam what it is actually free and innocent
of – all because of these misguided people. As for the sincere callers to
righteousness, by inviting others to Islam, a person may return to his family as a
Muslim. He becomes a member of Islam, inviting his own family and others to it.
3. The misguided youth subject themselves to the punishment reported in the statement
:( صلى اه عليه وسلم ) of the Prophet
مَنْ قَتَلَ مُعَاهَدًا لَمْ يَرِحْ رَائِحَةَ الْجَنَةِوَإِنَ رِحيَهَا تُوجَدُ مِنْ مَسِريَةِ أَرْبَعِنيَ عَامًا
“Whoever kills a Muā’hid (a non-Muslim promised safety) will not even smell the
fragrance of paradise even though its scent can be smelled from forty years
away.”
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As for the sincere callers, by their invitation (to Islam), they hope for rewards
promised in the statement of the Prophet ( وسلم عليه اه صلى ):
مَنْ دَعَا إِلَى هُدًى كَانَ لَهُ مِنْ اأَجْرِ مِثْلُ أُجُورِ مَنْ تَبِعَهُ ا يَنْقُُُ ََلََِ مِنْ أُجُورِهِمْ ََيًًْا
“Whoever calls to guidance, there is for him a reward for anyone who follows
him without diminishing their own rewards at all.”
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4. The misguided ones, their family and relatives live in grief, distress, worry, and
sadness; they regret the condition of their wicked children. The sincere callers, their
family and relatives live in happiness, delight, and approval with the condition of their
noble children.
5. The misguided ones, by their disgraceful actions, prevent people from entering Islam,
damaging the reputation of the pure monotheistic religion. The sincere callers, by

their noble actions and their enthusiasm for Islam, work to bring nonbelievers out of
darkness and into light.
6. The misguided people were not even able to perform Jihād against their own (evil)
inclinations. And they ruined themselves and others in that they’ve fallen into a form
of corruption they call “Jihād”. As for the sincere callers, they perform Jihād against
their own inclinations and perform a form of Jihād (struggle) with others by inviting
them to Islam.
7. The misguided ones, by their horrible actions, become keys opening the doors to evil,
locking the doors to all good. The sincere callers, by their noble actions, become
keys opening the doors to all good, locking the doors to evil. In “Sunan Ibn Mājah”,
:said ( صلى اه عليه وسلم ) said that Allāh’s messenger ( رضي اه عنه ) Anas
إِنَ مِنْ النَاسِ مَفَاتِيحَ لِلْخَيْرِ مَغَالِيقَ لِلشَرِ وَإِنَ مِنْ النَاسِ مَفَاتِيحَ لِلشَرِ مَغَالِيقَ لِلْخَيْرِ
فَطُوبَى لِمَنْ جَعَلَ اللَهُ مَفَاتِيحَ الْخَيْرِ عَلَى يَدَيْهِ وَوَيْلٌ لِمَنْ جَعَلَ اللَهُ مَفَاتِيحَ الشَرِ عَلَى
يَدَيْهِ
“Certainly, among people are those who are keys to (the doors of) good, locking
(the doors of) evil. And certainly, among people are those who are keys to (the
doors of) evil, locking (the doors of) good. So, Ṭūbá (a rewarding tree in
paradise) is for whomever Allāh places the keys to good upon his hands, and
woe (beware or a pit in Hell) to those Allāh places the keys to evil upon his
hands.”4

8. The misguided youth are a threatened people by Allāh’s statement:
 إِنَ اللّهَ اَ يُصْلِحُ عَمَلَ الْمُفْسِدِينَ 
Certainly, Allāh does not amend the work of corruptors.
[Sūrah Yūnus, 10:81]

And the sincere callers are a promised people by Allāh’s statement:
 إِنَا اَ نُضِيعُ أَجْرَ الْمُصْلِحِنيَ 
Certainly, We will not allow to be lost the reward of the good-doers.
[Sūrah Al-‘Arāf, 7:170]
9. The misguided ones can expect a portion of what’s come in the prophet’s ( عليه اه صلى
:statement ( وسلم
وَمَنْ خَرَجَ عَلَى أُمَتِي يَضْرِبُ بَرَهَا وَفَاجِرَهَا وَا يَتَحَاََى مِنْ مُؤْمِنِهَا وَا يَفِي لِذِ عَهْد
عَهْدَهُ فَلَيْسَ مِنِي وَلَسْتُ مِنْهُ
“Whoever rebels against my nation, killing both the righteous and wicked
(indiscriminately), not even sparing the devout believers, and not fulfilling the
obligation towards those given a pledge (of security) – then he is not from me
and I am not from him.”
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And the sincere callers can expect a portion of what’s come in the prophet’s ( اه صلى
:statement ( عليه وسلم
ثَاثُ خِصَالٍ ا يَغِل عَلَيْهِنَ قَلْبُ مُسْلِمٍ أَبَدًا إِخْاصُ الْعَمَلِ لِلَهِ وَمُنَاصَحَةُ وُاةِ اأَمْرِ
وَلُزُومُ الْجَمَاعَةِ فَإِنَ دَعْوَتَهُمْ تُحِيطُ مِنْ وَرَائِهِمْ
“There are three traits a Muslim’s heart never resents: sincerity in doing actions
for Allāh, offering sincere advise to those in authority, and sticking to the
mainstream community (of Muslims) because certainly their supplication
encompasses all around them.”6

1: This translation consists of some points explained by ‘Abd al-Muḥsin al-‘Abbād in his work titled:
“A Reminder to Those Obsessed with Takfīr and Bombings”.

2: Recorded by al-Bukhārī (no. 3122) from the ḥadīth of ‘Abd Allāh Ibn ‘Umar ( عنه اه رضي ).

3: Recorded by Muslim (no. 2674) from the ḥadīth of Abū Hurayrah ( عنه اه رضي ).

4: Recorded by Ibn Mājah (no. 237). Also see “al-Silsilah al-Ṣaḥīḥah” (no. 1332) of al-Albānī.

5: Recorded by Muslim (no. 1848) from the ḥadīth of Abū Hurayrah ( عنه اه رضي ).
6: Recorded by Aḥmad (no. 21590) with an authentic chain of narration from the ḥadīth of Zayd Ibn
Thābi .( رضي اه عنه )

http://authentictranslations.com/trans-pub/ae_amaa_1.pdf

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