God has created no community of beings in the world without a purpose and left them without a guide or leader. It is inconceivable that God Almighty, Who has not left bees without a queen, ants without a leader, and birds and fish without a guide, has left humanity without Messengers to guide them to both spiritual and intellectual and material perfection.

Prophets andMessengers” bringers of a divine revelation via an angel from God

Buraq

Buraq Al-Burāq (Arabic: البُراق‎ al-Burāq “lightning”) is a magical equid in Islamic mythology: a creature from the heavens that transported the prophets. Most notably hadith literature recounts that Buraq carried the Islamic prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Jerusalem and back during the Isra and Mi’raj or ‘Night Journey’.[1] Etymology The Encyclopaedia of Islam, referring to Al-Damiri’s writings, considers Buraq to be a derivative of Arabic: برق‎ barq “lightning”.[2] According to Encyclopædia Iranica, “Boraq” is the Arabized form...

Prophets of Israel

Prophets of Israel This is a chapter in Guides to Peace and Justice from Ancient Sages to the Suffragettes, which is published as a book. You shall not kill. You shall not commit adultery. You shall not steal. You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. You shall not...

Muhammad in Islam

Islam’s Muhammad Muslims often refer to Muhammad as Prophet Muhammad, or just The Prophet or The Messenger, and regard him as the greatest of all Prophets.[1][6][7][8] He is seen by the Muslims as a possessor of all virtues.[9] As an act of respect, most Muslims follow the name of Muhammad by the Arabic benediction sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, (meaning Peace...

Who Is Muhammad?

Life of Muhammad Muhammad[n 1] ( c. 570 CE – 8 June 632 CE)[1] was the founder of Islam.[2] According to Islamic doctrine, he was a prophet, sent to present and confirm the monotheistic teachings preached previously by Adam, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and other prophets.[2][3][4][5] He is viewed as the final prophet of God in all the main branches of Islam, though some modern denominations diverge from this belief.[n 3] Muhammad united Arabia into...

Divinity Of Jesus

The second Christian dogma is that of the Godhood of Jesus. The Athanasion Creed states: “Furthermore, it is necessary to everlasting salvation that he also believes rightly in the Incarnation of our Lord Jesus Christ.” Christians believe that Jesus Christ is God from all eternity, the Second Person of the...

Divine Sonship Of Jesus

The third Christian dogma is that Jesus Christ was Son of God in a special and exclusive sense. This dogma also is not in conformity with the sayings and teachings of Jesus. In the Bible this expression has been used for many earlier prophets. For instance, Israel was called the...

Definition Of Trinity Athanasian Creed

Definition Of Trinity Athanasian Creed In the early centuries of its existence, the Catholic Church, in order to codify and crystallize all of the biblical data on the Holy Trinity, and to counter various heresies, produced Creeds. The most famous of these are the Apostles’ and Nicene Creeds, recited in...

Who Are Eve’s Parents

Eve was made from the rib of a man. Jesus was made from a womb of a woman, which sounds more miraculous to you?” Secondly, “Who then is Eve’s second parent? You can suggest that she is from Adam, who then is her mother? Aren’t all humans born with a...

What Was Tree Prohibited For Adam And Eve

As is known, Adam was in the Garden before his worldly life. While in the Garden, God commanded him and Eve not to eat of the fruit of a particular tree. Then, after they ate of it, they were expelled from the Garden and commanded to live on earth. Although...

What Wisdom Behind Adam’s Dismissal From Paradise

The wisdom of it concerns the charging of duties; Adam was sent charged with such a duty that the unfolding of all mankind’s spiritual progress and the revealing of all mankind’s potentialities and man’s essential nature being a comprehensive mirror to all the Divine Names, are the results of it....

Was Isaac Or Ishmael To Be Sacrificed

Was Isaac or Ishmael to Be Sacrificed? As you know, Kedar is a descendent of Ishmael {Genesis 25:13}, and Ishmael is the the base for the Family Tree of Prophet Muhammad through Kedar. An important Fact that I would like you to observe now is how the scribes switched names...

Story Of Solomon

Solomon inherited David’s prophethood and dominion. This was not a material inheritance, as prophets do not bequeath their property. It is given away to the poor and needy, not to their relatives. The Messenger said: “The prophets’ property will not be inherited, and whatever we leave is to be used...

Story Of Zachariah And John The Baptist

The years had taken their toll on the Prophet Zachariah. He was now old and bent with age, in his nineties. Despite his feebleness, he went to the temple daily to deliver his sermons. Zachariah was not a rich man, but he was always ready to help those in need....

Story Of Noah

The Prophet Noah called his people to the religion of God for nine hundred and fifty years. When his people insisted on unbelief and persisted in their wrongdoings, God ordered him to build an ark. After completing the construction of the ship, Noah embarked in it, upon God’s command, of...

Story Of Samuel

The son of Jarir reported that the condition of the Israelites deteriorated. They committed many sins and killed whom they wished of the prophets. Consequently God sent them tyrannous king who ill-treated them and spilled their blood, and set their enemies from outside against them as well. They used to...

Story Of Lot

Prophet Abraham left Egypt accompanied by his nephew Lot, who then went to the city of Sodom, which was on the western shore of the Dead Sea. This city was filled with evil. Its residents waylaid, robbed and killed travelers. Another common evil among them was that men had sex...

Story Of Joseph

This is the most detailed and fascinating story in the Holy Book, involving both human weaknesses such as jealousy, hatred, pride, passion, deception, intrigue, cruelty, and terror as well as noble qualities such as patience, loyalty, bravery, nobility, and compassion. It is related that among the reasons for its revelation...

Story Of Joseph-2

* *This story has been adapted from the Holy Book’s Chapter 12 We do relate unto you the most beautiful of stories, in that We reveal to you this (portion of) The Holy Book: before this, you too were among those who knew it not. Behold! Joseph said to his...

Story Of Job

He was a man of Rum. His name was Job, son of Mose, son of Razeh, son of Esau, Son of Isaac, son of Abraham. Someone else said he was Job, son of Mose, son of Rimil, Son of Esau, Son of Isaac, son of Jacob. There have also been...

Story Of Isaiah

Among the prophets between David and Zachariah is Isaiah, son of Amisiah. Isaiah appeared before Zachariah and John the Baptist. He is among those who prophesied about Jesus and Muhammad. The king during his time was called Hezekiah (Hazkia). He listened and was obedient to Isaiah in what he advised...

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