Question: What is the meaning of the Hadeeth of the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) During the last days, some young foolish people who will say the best words will appear. Their faith will not go beyond their throats (i.e. they will have no faith) and will go out from (leave) Islaam as an arrow when launched from a bow. So, wherever you find them, kill them, for whoever kills them shall be rewarded on the Day of Resurrection.
Who is meant by this Hadeeth? Which time is the Messenger (peace be upon him) referring to in this Hadeeth?
Answer: In this Hadeeth, the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) refers to the Al-Khawaarij. This is because they go to extremes in religion and declare Muslims to be disbelievers because of the sins they commit, which do not nullify faith… read more here.