Sat, 19 Jul, 2014. Posted in: You & The Qur'aan. Hits:96.
“This is how most laymen and students are like, when they exaggerate about their teachers or people [in general], or exaggerate about their lecturers and give them more [praise] than what they deserve. People abandon the verses of Allaah, and [abandon] the revelation about the greatness of Allaah, the greatness of Qur'aan, and the greatness of the orders and prohibitions it contains, and turn towards glorifying personalities.
By Allaah, the hearts are saddened. If Hoopoe can be zealous about the right of Allaah, then what about you, friend of Allaah?
Don’t you see people praying in Ramadhaan and outside Ramadhaan, and a man returns home and says, “By Allaah, so and so [reciter prayed] really good this evening!”
He comes back over thirty nights talking about reciters, but never once does he return to his children and say, “By Allaah, the versus of the Qur'aan shake the hearts.” Nor does he talk about even one verse that commands or prohibits.
He talks about so and so who enchants [listeners] and is innovative with his voice....