In the Name of All?h, the Ever Merciful, the Bestower of Mercy
Shaykh Ubayd ibn ?Abdill?h al-J?bir?
: "When the knowledge one possesses is contrary to his actions, then the knowledge is a proof against the servant, and such a person resembles those whose All?h’s anger is upon, the Jews. They were called, “those whose All?h’s anger is upon” because they did not act upon the knowledge which they possessed."Likewise, when actions are without knowledge, ignorance and confusion enters the worship; such a person resembles the Christians because they (i.e. the Christians) worship All?h upon ignorance and misguidance.1
Source: It??f al-?Uq?l pg. 11.
Translated by: Mun?b al-?um?l?
1) Sufy?n ibn ?Uyaynah said: "It used to be said: whoever is corrupt amongst our scholars has a resemblance of the Jews, and whoever is corrupt from our worshippers has a resemblance of the Christians" (Majm?? al-Fat?wa of ibn Taymiyy?h 1/197).
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