PROPHET / MESSENGER
A prophet is s person who received a message from Allah.
A messenger is a person who was order by Allah to take his message to their people.
N.B All messengers were prophets but not all prophets were messengers.
Categories of messengers / prophets of Allah
- Only prophet (Nabi) e.g. Adam.
- Prophet and messenger Rasul e.g. prophet Muhammad
- Committed messengers e.g. Isa.
- Great messengers.
Greater messengers ( ulul Azmi )
- Prophet Muhammad
- Prophet Isa
- Prophet Musa
- Prophet Ibrahim.
Duties of a prophet.
- To preach Islam in public
- To warn people from ding evil
- To bring messages from Allah to people and from people to Allah.
Qualities of a prophet
- Should be trust worthy
- Should be of sound mind.
- Should have good beaviour.
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HADITH (PROPHET’S TRADITIONS)
- Impurities are things which should not be eaten or which should be cleared from our bodies and dress.
Examples of impurities.
- Faece – Pork / pig
- Nose of a dog – Blood
- Vomit – Urine
Two traditions of Prophet Muhammad concerning impurities.
On alcohol, which is an impurity, prophet Muhammad said “Allah has cursed wine and a person who drinks, serves it, sells it. Makes it. Carries it and the person to whom it is carried.
Abu Hurairah reported that the prophet said; the prayer of a person who does Hadath (passes out urine, stool or wind) is not accepted till he performs ablution.
The twenty five prophets.
- Un (Noah )
- Ibrahim (Abraham)
- Musa (Moses )
- Yunus (Joaha)
- Zul –Kifl
- Al – yasa (Elias )
- II – yasa( Elisha )
- Ishaq (Isaac)
- Yaqub ( Jacob)
- Yusuf (Joseph)
- Daudi (David)
- Salayman (Solomon)
- Zakariya ( Zachariah)
- Yahya (John )
- Ayyub (Job)
- Harouna (Aaron )
- Isa ( Jesus)
- Muhammed )
Brief information about some prophets
- He was the first person to be created
- He was the first prophet of Allah
- His wife was Hawa
- His sons were Habeel (Abel ) and Qabeel ( Cain)
- Nuuh (Noah )
- Allah sent him to teach to his people the proper way of worship
- He built an ark to protect him self and his family from floods.
- Allah saved him from floods.
- Ibrahim (Abraham)
- He built the Kaaba
- His wife was Sarah.
- Musa ( Moses )
- His father was Imram
- Allah gave him many miracles to support his message
- He delivered his people from slavery in Egypt.
- Isa (Jesus)
- He was born with out a father
- His birth was a sign of Allah’s power.
- His mother was Mariam.
- Allah supported his work by many miracles.
Prophets who received the holy books.
Quran Muhammad (P.B.U.H)
Categories of prophets / messengers.
- Only prophet (Nabi )
- Yakoub (Jacob)
- Prophets and messengers (Rasul )
Committed messengers (Alul Azim )
These prophets spent most of their time spreading the word of Allah to their people.
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