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Who is Muhammad صلى الله عليه و سلم ?

You may have seen comics / cartoons about Prophet Muhammad—God’s Peace and Blessings be on him. But do you know who Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه و سلم is? Read on to find out.

Final Messenger of God

Muhammad صلى الله عليه و سلم was the final Prophet and final Messenger of Allah. God says in Chapter 33, verse 40  of the Holy Quran (God’s final Book for mankind’s guidance): ...But he is the Messenger of Allah and the Last of the Prophets. And Allah has full knowledge of all things.

Excellent Character

Prophet Muhammad was at the exalted standard of character. Chapter 68, The Pen, verse 4 states:  And surely you (O Muhammad) are on an exalted standard of character.

Even today, the world has witnessed that Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه و سلم was the number 1 greatest man on earth,  even surpassing Prophet Jesus عليهم السلام (God’s peace be on him) who was set as number 2!

No one can dishonor Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه و سلم because Almighty God has guaranteed honor for him. God says in chapter 63, Al-Munafiqoon (The Hypocrites), verse 8: … But honor, power, and glory belong to Allah and His Messenger (Muhammad صلى الله عليه و سلم ) and to the believers … .

Given Miraculous Book

The Holy Quran, the final Revelation of God to mankind, was revealed to Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه و سلم over 1,400 years ago. The Holy Quran is a miraculous statement and a proof and evidence of the Prophethood of Muhammad صلى الله عليه و سلم . Furthermore, it is a self-witness book that it cannot be a human statement. It is a divine statement, that is, the Word of God Allah. Today, the Holy Quran is a challenge to the most modern scientists. See the following facts in the Holy Quran. These facts were revealed over 1400 years ago in the Holy Quran but are discovered by scientists in the present era.

1. Stages of development of fetus, chapter 23 – Al-Mo’minoon, verses 12—14 and chapter 22 - Hajj, verse 5.

2. Pain-sensitive nerve endings located in the skin, chapter 4 - Al-Nisa, verse 56.

3. Motion of the sun in space, chapter 36 –Yasin, verse 38.

4. Increase in the vastness of the universe, chapter 51 – Al-Dhariyaat, verse 47.

5. Cure in honey, chapter 16 –Al-Nahl, verse 69.

6. The Big Bang Theory, chapter 21 –Al-anbiya, verse 30

7. Miraculous preservation of the Holy Quran, chapter 15 –Al-Hijr, verse 9.

8. Fetus in three darknesses in the womb, chapter 39 –Al-Zumar, verse 6.

You can find many other miraculous statements in the Holy Quran which science is discovering now. (See )

Divinely Guided 

The Character of Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه و سلم was a miracle. He was divinely guided. Even his enemies called him As-saadiq (the truthful) and Al-Ameen (the trustworthy).

· Muhammad صلى الله عليه و سلم was the ruler of the Muslim nation but he fed others before he ate himself. He was never proud.

· He fought against the oppressors to free the weak and the poor people.

· He called mankind to the obedience and worship of the One, Single, and Unique God—The Lord of the worlds—so that mankind might be saved from the everlasting Hellfire.

· He took care of orphans, widows, and the poor and weak people and protected them from the cruel unjust people.

· He followed the order of God Allah and gave the notice of war to those who charged debtors to pay interest on loans as per chapter 2, verse 279 of the Holy Quran.

· He taught to give a beautiful loan without interest and also to give charity to poor people.

· The Holy Wars he fought were always in the battlefield with the transgressing attackers confronting enemies and never with the inhabitants in the cities or villages. Civilians were never killed in wars.

· He had been patient for 12 1/2 years, finally migrating from his birthplace to escape the cruel transgressors who wouldn’t let them live with their new religion.

· He conquered Makkah without a battle or war. He was a winner against all attackers and never tortured prisoners or defeated armies. Due to his kind behavior, most prisoners and defeated people accepted islam.

· He gave freedom to slaves in a wise, divine way.

· He banned prostitution and illegal sex relations out of wedlock. This resulted in restoring the rights  of women and children. As by marriage, the fathers were legally obliged to take responsibility of their wives and children, so oppression on women came to an end.

· He gave women legal and inheritance rights as per divine instruction.

· He made pious, strong, and stable society free of crime and injustice.

The enemies of humanity have always been against the Final Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه و سلم but he has been and will be the winner here and in the Hereafter.

Allah promised an endless reward for him: And verily for you (O Muhammad) will be an endless reward. Chapter 68, The Pen, verse 3.

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