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Was Prophet Mohammed a human being? What does Quran say about it?

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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 Subhanah clearly Declares in the Quran that He created the Angels from noor or light; and He created humans from clay. Prophet Mohamed (saws) was, without an iota of a doubt, a human being, and he was NOT created from a material any different from other human beings.


 

Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 32 Surah As-Sajdah verses 7-8: He Who has made everything which He has created most Good. He began the creation of man (Adam) with (nothing more than) clay.

And made his progeny from a quintessence of the nature of a fluid despised.

 

Some people, in their excess, try to spread such false beliefs that the Prophet (saws) was not created like the other human beings, and thus try to propagate that he (saws) was created like the Angels from noor or light! Because they believe that if the Prophet (saws) was only a human being, then what would be the difference between him and other human beings? So, in their excess, they try to invent falsehoods and say things about the Prophet (saws) and his self which have absolutely no basis to the reality or truth! People who claim such falsehood, in their excess and their ignorance, try to belittle the Noble Prophet (saws) by claiming he was created from noor! The greatness and significance of the Noble Prophet (saws) lies in the fact that he, like all the other human beings, was created from clay, possessed the nature of a human being, and was bestowed with a free will to choose like every human being; and the Noble Prophet (saws) chose to submit himself unconditionally to His Supreme Lord and Creator.

 

Had he (saws) been created from noor, he would have been an angel, who do not possess the nature of human beings, do not have to fight temptation like the humans, and do not possess a free will to choose between obedience and disobedience! Greatness and magnificence is when one is bestowed with the weak nature of man, and this human being chooses to remain an unconditionally obedient slave of his Lord and Creator!

 

Allah Subhanah has Himself commanded the Prophet (saws) to declare in the Glorious Quran, that he (saws) is no more than a human being; the only difference being that he (saws) has been chosen as a Messenger of Allah, is directly inspired and guided by Allah Subhanah, and receives Revelations from the Lord of the Worlds.

 

Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 18 Surah Kahf verse 110: Say (O Prophet) : "I am but a man like yourselves, (but) the inspiration has come to me that your Allah is one Allah: whoever expects to meet his Lord, let him work righteousness, and in the worship of his Lord admit no one as partner."

 

Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 21 Surah Anbiyaa verses 7-8:

7 Before thee (O Mohamed (saws)) also the Prophets We sent were but men to whom We granted inspiration: if ye realize this not, ask of those who possess the Message.

8 Nor did We give them bodies that ate no food, nor were they exempt from death.

 

Without an iota of a doubt, the Noble Prophet Mohamed (saws) like all the Prophets of Allah Subhanah before him were human beings; and their greatness lies in the fact that despite the inherently weak nature of human beings, they chose to unconditionally submit and be obedient to their Lord Most Gracious. The one difference between the Noble Prophets of Allah and other human beings is that these noble souls were chosen and appointed as Prophets by their Lord, and that they received direct inspiration and guidance from their Lord Most High.

 

Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me alone. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.

 

Your Brother in Islam,

 

 

Burhan

 


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