Prophet last sermon
Mu' meneen Brothers and Sisters,
As Salaam Aleikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. (May Allah's Peace, Mercy and Blessings be upon all of you)
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I need your help and Dua in something i m working on. I have a person with whom i have discussions. He is Ahamadi and he is well programmed about his own education (basically, trained).
i m asking your help because your are sahib-e-elm so that i can help this needy person who is totaly astray.
I told him that Rasool Allah SAWs said in his last sermon said that there will be no prophet after him.
i m also copying the whole last sermon as follows:
Question #1: Ahamadi claims that there is no evidence of this sermon in any hadis.
Kindly let me know where we can find this sermon, in which authentic hadis.
Question #2: I read that, When Rasool Allah SAW was very ill in his last days. he was brought by help of some Sahaba ikram to Member of Masjid Nabawi, There is gave the last sermon. right ? so, which one is last sermon, the one on 9th of Dhul Hijaah or before one day of his Visal.
JazakaAllah kula khair
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Prophet last sermon
In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is no one (no idol, no person, no grave, no prophet, no imam, no dai, nobody!) worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad(saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 33 Surah Ahzaab verse 40: Mohamed is not the father of any of your men, but he is the Messenger of Allah, and the Seal (Last) of the Prophets. And Allah is the knower of everything.
Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 4.735 Narrated by Abu Huraira
The Messenger of Allah (saws) said, "My similitude in comparison with the other prophets before me, is that of a man who has built a house nicely and beautifully, except for a place of one brick in a corner. The people go about it and wonder at its beauty, but say: 'Would that this brick be put in its place!' So I am that brick, and I am the last of the Prophets."
Reported Jabir bin Abdullah that the Prophet of Allah (saws) said: Through me the Prophethood was brought to a close.
Narrated in Muslim, Tirmidhi, Ibn Maajah.
Reported Ubayy bin Kaab, Abu Said al Khudri, and Abu Hurairah, that the Prophet of Allah (saws) said: I have been distinguished from the other Prophets in six things:
I have been endowed with eloquent speech,
I have been succoured with awe,
Booty has been made lawful for me,
The earth has been made a mosque for me as well as a means of obtaining purity,
I have been appointed a Messenger for the entire world,
And, with me, the office of Prophethood has been closed.
Reported by Tirmidhi.
The Messenger of Allah (saws) said, The line of Prophethood and Messengers has come to an end. After me, there will neither be a Prophet or a Messenger.
Allah Subhanah in the Holy Quran, and the Messenger of Allah (saws) in his various narrations have confirmed that Prophet Mohamed (saws) is indeed the Last of the Prophets, and with him the office of Prophethood was brought to a close. Any person who claims or believes that there is a Prophet after Prophet Mohamed (saws) is guaranteed on the path of misguidance and a confirmed liar.
Q-1: Ahamadi claims that there is no evidence of this sermon in any hadis. Kindly let me know where we can find this sermon, in which authentic hadis.
Prophet Muhammad's Last Sermon
Sermon was delivered on the Ninth Day of Dhul Hijjah 10 A.H in the
"O People, lend me an attentive ear, for I don't know whether, after this year, I shall ever be amongst you again. Therefore listen to what I am saying to you carefully and take these words to those who could not be present here today.
O People, just as you regard this month, this day, this city as Sacred, so regard the life and property of every Muslim as a sacred trust. Return the goods entrusted to you to their rightful owners. Hurt no one so that no one may hurt you. Remember that you will indeed meet your Lord, and that He will indeed reckon your deeds. Allah has forbidden you to take usury (Interest), therefore all interest obligation shall henceforth be waived...
Beware of Satan, for your safety of your religion. He has lost all hope that he will ever be able to lead you astray in big things, so beware of following him in small things.
O People, it is true that you have certain rights with regard to your women, but they also have right over you. If they abide by your right then to them belongs the right to be fed and clothed in kindness. Do treat your women well and be kind to them for they are your partners and comitted helpers. And it is your right that they do not make friends with any one of whom you do not approve, as well as never to commit adultery.
O People, listen to me in earnest, whorship Allah, say your five daily prayers (Salah), fast during the month of Ramadhan, and give your wealth in Zakat. Perform Hajj if you can afford to. You know that every Muslim is the brother of another Muslim. You are all equal. Nobody has superiority over other except by piety and good action.
Remember, one day you will appear before Allah and answer for your deeds. So beware, do not astray from the path of righteousness after I am gone.
O People, no Prophet or Messenger will come after me and no new faith will be born. Reason well, therefore, O People, and understand my words which I convey to you. I leave behind me two things, the Qur'an and my example, the Sunnah and if you follow these you will never go astray.
All those who listen to me shall pass on my words to others and those to others again; and may the last ones understand my words better than those who listen to me direcly. Be my witness oh Allah that I have conveyed your message to your people."
The above sermon of the Last Messenger of Allah, Mohamed ar-Rasool Allah (saws) is unanimously agreed upon and related by each and every narrator of authentic hadiths including Bukhari, Muslim, Tirmidhi, Ibn Maajah, Abu Dawood, etc.
Q-2: I read that, When Rasool Allah SAW was very ill in his last days. he was brought by help of some Sahaba ikram to Member of Masjid Nabawi, There is gave the last sermon. right ? so, which one is last sermon, the one on 9th of Dhul Hijaah or before one day of his Visal.
The last sermon of the Messenger of Allah (saws) is normally related to the one he (saws) gave on his Hajj atul widaa on the 9th of Dhil-Hajjah in the 10th year after Hijrah in the Uranah Valley of Mount Arafat near Makkah.
incident you are relating to is perhaps the time before the Prophets (saws)
death when he was very ill, and he was brought to lead the prayers in his
Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 1.681 Narrated by Aisha
When Allah's Messenger (saws) became seriously ill, Bilal came to him for the prayer. He (saws) said, "Tell Abu Bakr to lead the people in the prayer." I said, "O Allah's Messenger (saws)! Abu Bakr is a softhearted man and if he stands in your place, he would not be able to make the people hear him. Will you order 'Umar (to lead the prayer)?" The Prophet (saws) said, "Tell Abu Bakr to lead the people in the prayer." Then I said to Hafsa, "Tell him, Abu Bakr is a softhearted man and if he stands in his place, he would not be able to make the people hear him. Would you order 'Umar to lead the prayer?' " Hafsa did so. The Prophet (saws) said, "Verily you are (like) the companions of Joseph! Tell Abu Bakr to lead the people in the prayer." So Abu- Bakr stood for the prayer. In the meantime Allah's Messenger (saws) felt better and came out with the help of two persons and both of his legs were dragging on the ground till he (saws) entered the mosque. When Abu Bakr heard him coming, he tried to retreat but Allah's Messenger (saws) beckoned him to carry on. The Prophet (saws) sat on his left side. Abu Bakr was praying while standing and Allah's Messenger (saws) was leading the prayer while sitting. Abu Bakr was following the Prophet (saws), and the people were following Abu Bakr (in the prayer).
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Your Brother in Islam,