Prophets and Messengers

Prophets and Messengers bringers of a divine revelation via an angel from God. God has created no community of beings in the world without a purpose and left them without a guide or leader. Messengers are guidance for humans both spiritual and intellectual and material perfection.

 

prophet is an individual who is regarded as being in contact with a divine being and is said to speak on that entity’s behalf, serving as an intermediary with humanity by delivering messages or teachings from the supernatural source to other people. The message that the prophet conveys is called a prophecy.

Prophet and prophethood

Prophets of Abrahamic Religions

Table of Prophets of Abrahamic Religions

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Jesus

Jesus

Jesus, Son of Mary

Who is Jesus?

nativity

Nativity scene

From birth to the Passion

The Passion

Resurrection and Ascension

Coming of Jesus (End Time)

Perspectives

Depictions of Jesus

Associated relics

FAQ about Jesus

Muhammad sallallahu Alaihi wasallam

Muhammad sallallahu Alaihi wasallam

Prophet Muhammad

Who is Muhammad?

Prophetic biography

Muhammad’s character

Muhammad’s Life

His life chronology

His possessions

Muhammad’s Family life

Muhammad and Prophethood

Career

Views

Miracles

Perspectives

Succession

Praise

What is Quran?

Hadith and Sunnah

Hadith

Sunnah

Jesus

Jesus In Islam – 2

Jesus In Islam In the Islamic tradition Jesus is not considered a deity. He is a human and not a God. Muslim tradition explicitly indicates that Jesus was born without a physical father of the virgin Mary. He is considered the word of God in the Quran. A Quranic verse...

The Jordan River, where Yahya baptized Isa.

John the Baptist in Islam

John the Baptist in Islam John the Baptist in Islam called Yahya ibn Zakariya, (يحيى ابن زكريا‎) was a prophet and messenger of God (Allah) who was sent to guide the Children of Israel. He is believed by Muslims to have been a witness to the word of God who would herald...

The dismissal of Hagar, by Pieter Pietersz Lastman

Ishmael

Prophet Ishmael Ishmael was the first son of Abraham, the common patriarch of the Abrahamic religions, and the Egyptian Hagar, (Genesis 16:3) and is venerated by Muslims as a prophet. According to the Genesis account, he died at the age of 137 (Genesis 25:17). Jewish, Christian and Islamic traditions consider Ishmael to be the ancestor of the Ishmaelites (Hagarenes:...

The Cave of the Patriarchs in the West Bank, Ash-Sham, which is said to include the tomb of Jacob.

Jacob in Islam

Jacob in Islam Yaqub ibn Ishaaq ibn Ibrahim (يَعْقُوب ابْنُ إِسْحَٰق ابْنُ إِبْرَاهِيم, literally: “Jacob, son of Isaac, son of Abraham” يَعْقُوب‎,  Yaqub; also later Israeyl, إِسْرَآئِیل [israaeyl]; Classical/Quranic إِسْرَآءِیْل [israeyl]), also known as Jacob, is a prophet in Islam. He is acknowledged as a patriarch of Islam. Muslims believe that he preached the same monotheistic faith as...

Joshua Commanding the Sun to Stand Still upon Gibeon by John Martin

Joshua

Joshua Joshua or Jehoshua (יְהוֹשֻׁעַ‎ Yəhōšūaʿ) functioned as Moses’ assistant in the books of Exodus and Numbers, and later succeeded Moses as leader of the Israelite tribes in the Hebrew Bible‘s Book of Joshua. His name was Hoshea (הוֹשֵׁעַ‎,  Hōšēaʿ) the son of Nun, of the tribe of Ephraim, but Moses called him “Joshua”,...

Tomb of Habakkuk near Kadarim, Israel.

Habakkuk

Prophet Habakkuk Habakkuk, who was active around 612 BC, was a prophet whose oracles and prayer are recorded in the Book of Habakkuk, the eighth of the collected twelve minor prophets in the Hebrew Bible. He is revered by Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Almost all information about Habakkuk is drawn from the book of the Bible bearing...

BON57681 Daniel in the Lions Den, mezzotint by J. B. Pratt, with hand colouring, pub. by Thomas Agnew and Sons, 1892 by Riviere, Briton (1840-1920) (after); 63.5x88.9 cm; Private Collection; Photo © Bonhams, London, UK; English, out of copyright

Prophet Daniel

Prophet Daniel Daniel (דָּנִיֵּאל‎ – Dāniyyēl, meaning “God is my Judge“; Δανιήλ, Daniḗl) is the hero of the biblical Book of Daniel. A noble Jewish youth of Jerusalem, he is taken into captivity by Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon and serves the king and his successors with loyalty and ability until the time of the Persian conqueror Cyrus, all the while...

Elijah Taken Up in a Chariot of Fire by Giuseppe Angeli.

Elijah

Prophet Elijah Elijah (אֵלִיָּהוּ‎, ʾĒlīyyāhū, meaning “My God is Yahweh /YHWH”) or Greek form Elias was, according to the Books of Kings in the Hebrew Bible, a prophet and a miracle worker who lived in the northern kingdom of Israel during the reign of King Ahab (9th century BCE). In 1 Kings 18, Elijah defended the worship of the Hebrew God over...

Fresco from the Serbian Orthodox Church of the Presentation of the Virgin Mary in Kučevište near Skopje

Presentation of Mary

Presentation of Mary The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, known in the East as The Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple, is a liturgical feast celebrated on November 21 by the Catholic, Orthodox Churches, and some Anglo-Catholic Churches. The feast is associated with an event recounted not in the New Testament, but in the apocryphal Protoevangelium of James....

Statue of the Visitation at Church of the Visitation in Ein Karem, Israel

Visitation in Christianity

Visitation in Christianity The visitation in Christianity is the visit of Blessed Virgin Mary, who was pregnant with Jesus, to St. Elizabeth, who was pregnant with John the Baptist, as recorded in the Gospel of Luke, Luke 1:39–56. It is also the name of a Christian feast day commemorating this...

Michelangelo's Pietà (1498–99) in St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City

Ecumenical Meetings And Documents on Mary

Ecumenical Meetings And Documents on Mary Ecumenical meetings and documents on Mary, involving ecumenical commissions and working groups, have reviewed the status of Mariology in the Orthodox, Lutheran, Anglican, and Roman Catholic Churches. Ecumenical meetings with Eastern Orthodoxy Marian views The Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches believe in Mary...

Early 19th century manuscript showing the Muslim army marching into Mecca and the subsequent smashing of its idols.

Military Career of Muhammad

Military Career of Muhammad The military career of Muhammad (2 June 570 – 8 June 632), the founder of Islam, encompasses several expeditions and battles throughout the Hejaz region in the western Arabian Peninsula which took place in the final ten years of his life, from 622 to 632. His primary campaign was...

Messianic Jewish

Muhammad’s Views on Jews

Muhammad’s Views on Jews The Islamic prophet Muhammad‘s views on Jews were formed through the contact he had with Jewish tribes living in and around Medina. His views on Jews include his theological teaching of them as People of the Book (Ahl al-Kitab), his description of them as earlier receivers of Abrahamic revelation; and the failed political alliances...

What is the Meaning of Prophethood and its Function

What is the Meaning of Prophethood and its Function? 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...

Jesus Of Nazareth Statue Christ Holy Bible Belief

Outline of Jesus

Outline of Jesus Jesus (c. 4 BC – c. AD 30 / 33), also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus Christ or simply Christ, was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader. Jesus, The Son of Mary is the central figure of Christianity and also prophet in Islam is widely...

Holy Spirit coming down

Paraclete

Paraclete Paraclete (παράκλητος, paracletus) means advocate or helper. In Christianity, the term “paraclete” most commonly refers to the Holy Spirit. Many Muslim writers have argued that “another Paraclete” (John 14:16)—the first being Jesus—refers to Muhammad. This claim is based on Quran 61:6. Etymology Paraclete comes from the Koine Greek word παράκλητος (paráklētos). A combination...

Musnad Ahmad ibn Hanbal

Musnad Ahmad ibn Hanbal

Musnad Ahmad ibn Hanbal Musnad Ahmad ibn Hanbal (مسند أحمد بن حنبل‎) is a collection of hadith compiled by the Islamic scholar Ahmad ibn Hanbal (d. 241 AH/855 AD) to whom the Hanbali fiqh (legislation) is attributed. Description It is one of the largest hadith book written in Islamic History containing more than twenty seven thousand (27000) hadiths...

Muhammad sallallahu Alaihi wasallam

Sunnah

Sunnah In Islam, Sunnah (سنة‎, sunnah, plural سنن‎, sunan), also sunna or sunnat are the traditions and practices of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad, that constitute a model for Muslims to follow. The sunnah is what all the Muslims of Muhammad’s time, evidently saw and followed and passed on to the next generations. According to classical Islamic theories,...

Apocalypse- end times

The Book of Al-Fitan

The Book of Al-Fitan The Book of Al-Fitan or Kitab al-Fitan (کتاب الفتن) or Kitab al Fitan wal Malahem meaning “The Book of Tribulations and War” is a collection of Hadith dealing with end times authored by Muḥammad ibn Ismā‘īl al-Bukhārī. The Book mentions various apocalyptic prophecies of the prophet...

Location of the Kingdom of Aksum.

Diplomatic Career of Muhammad

Diplomatic Career of Muhammad The diplomatic career of Muhammad (c. 570 – 8 June 632), the final prophet of Islam, encompasses his leadership over the growing Muslim community (Ummah) in early Arabia and his correspondences with the rulers of other nations in and around Arabia. This period was marked by the change from the customs of the...