Who are considered to be the “Salaf”?

In the name of Allah the Most Gracious the Most Merciful Who are considered to be the “Salaf”? By Shaykh Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Saadiq an-Nijaar may Allah preserve him This is taken from the book, “Fadlul Maqaal fi wujub ittiba’ as-Salaf al-Kiraam”. Shaykh Saalih bin Sa’ad as-Suhaymee checked and wrote an introduction to this…

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Never praise yourself!

‘Umar bin al-Khattaab (may Allah be pleased with him) said: من قال: انه عالم فهو جاهل, و من قال: انه مؤمن فهو كافر, و من قال: انه في الجنة فهو في النار “Whoever says he is an alim (learned person) then he is ignorant, and whoever says he is a believer then he is a…