Beginning the Dawah by Calling to Good Manners First? | Shaykh Sālih bin Fawzān Al-Fawzān

Questioner: [فضيلة الشيخ] may Allaah grant you success; is this path in dawah correct-and that is the first thing to begin with is to call the people to good manners?

Shaykh Sālih bin Fawzān Al-Fawzān: No. This is misguidance-in opposition to the call of the Messengers. This is the call of the hizbiyyeen at present. It is a false call; yes, because it is in opposition to the methodology of the Messengers. They (i.e. hizbiyyeen) want the people to begin with their creeds-be it grave worship, or polytheistic practices, or Soofiyyah. (What give) importance is to gather–only to be followed,