In The Name of Allaah, The Most Merciful, The Bestower of Mercy
Shaikhul Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah [rahimahullaah] said: Bidah is associated with splitting just as the Sunnah is associated with the Jamaa’ah.
So it is said: Ahlus Sunnah Wal-Jamaa-ah [i.e. the people of Sunnah and the Jamaa’ah] just as it is said: Ahlul Furqa Wal Bidah [i.e. the people of innovation and splitting].
[Source: al-Istiqaamah 1/41]
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