Tuesday , 18 June 2024
1.4.2 Muhammad, Messenger of Allah

1.4.2 Muhammad, Messenger of Allah

Background Of Prophet Muhammad


Allah sent the Prophet Muhammad as his last Prophet.The Prophet’s full name is Muhammad, son of `Abdullah, son of `Abdul Muttalib, son of Hashim, son of `Abdu Manaf, of the tribe of Quraysh, from the descendants of Isma`il, of the progeny of Abraham.

Significant aspects of his life

He was known amongst his people to be honest and trustworthy. When the Prophet Muhammad was 40 years old, Allah sent the Angel Jibreel to reveal to him the words of Allah. He faced significant difficulty in Maccah in spreading these words. He migrated to Madinah 13 years later, where he established a land that was guided and ruled by the beautiful and merciful religion of Islam. After 10 years of inviting others to Islam, he returned to Maccah triumphantly. He died 10 years after migration as a martyr and was buried in Madinah.

Some Important Facts

The Prophet Muhammad was sent as a Messenger to teach Islam to all of mankind. Allah said, “Say, ‘O mankind! I am the messenger of Allah to you all.” Q[7:158]

He is best of creation. The Prophet was instructed by Allah to say, “I am the master of the children of Adam on the Day of Judgment and I say this without Pride.” [Tirmidhi]

Allah will send no more Prophets after him. He is the final Prophet whose message will reach all humans and jinn until the Day of Judgment. Allah said in the Qur’an, “…he is the Messenger of Allah, and the Last of the prophets.” Q[33:40]

He was sent as a mercy to all of creation

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