All praise is due to Allaah, Lord of the worlds, and peace and blessings be upon His servant, Messenger, and chosen one amongst His creatures, our master and Imaam Muhammad ibn `Abdullaah, and upon his family, Companions, and all those who follow him.
Dear brothers and sons, this brief lecture aims at enlightening your ideas, clarifying facts, and offering sincere advice to Allaah’s servants for the Sake of Allah. By this lecture, we are trying to give some of the rights due to the person whom the lecture is about. This lecture is about Shaykh Muhammad ibn `Abdul-Wahhaab, His Da`wah (calling to Islaam) and biography.
Definitely, it is good to hear about reformers, Du`aah (callers to Islaam), and revivalists and to be reminded of their conditions, good traits, and righteous deeds, and to learn about their biographies, which serve as a testimony of their sincerity and honesty in Da`wah and reform, and about their manners and deeds. This topic, which makes the hearts feel at ease, is a favorite subject of every person who takes pride in Islaam and desires reform and calling to the way of Al-Haqq (the Truth). That is why I thought of talking to you about a great man, an excellent reformer, and a devout Daa`ee (caller to Islaam), namely, the revivalist of Islaam in the Arabian Peninsula during the twelfth century of Hijrah (Prophet’s migration to Madeenah), Imaam Muhammad ibn `Abdul-Wahhaab ibn Sulaymaan ibn `Alee Al-Tameemee Al-Hanbalee… read more here.
Note: It was published by the Presidency of the Departments of Scholarly Research, Ifta’, Daw`ah, and Guidance under no. 50 in 1403 A.H.