Shaikh Fawzaan responds to the statement of the one who says that praising ahlul bidah is permissible because the Messenger praised the khawaarij

This questioner from Britain says:

We have a caller who says that indeed it is permissible to praise Ahlul Bidah and that indeed the Prophet (sallal-laahu-alayhi-wasallam) praised the Khawaarij by way of his statement: A people will appear amongst you, you will belittle your prayers compared to their prayer….etc

Answer: This is not a praise from the Messenger –sallal-laahu-alayhi-wasallam-; he (i.e. this caller) did not complete the hadeeth (which is) ‘’They (i.e. Khawaarij) will exit the religion just as an arrow goes through its target.” The end of the Hadeeth (is), ‘’ ‘They (i.e. Khawaarij) will exit the religion just as an arrow goes through its target.” The Messenger-sallal-laahu-alayhi-wasallam- intended to rebuke them and warn against them, and it is not praise… Listen to audio on this link: http://www.sahab.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=155460

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