Dr. Abdul Latif Busari – Nigeria Whenever a Prophet appeared in the past, he was rejected, mocked and persecuted by the very people whom he came to guide. Nations that refused to accept him faced the wrath of God and were destroyed, whilst those who believed in God’s Messenger attained the means to everlasting success and salvation.
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The study of the holy Quran reveals the fact that whenever darkness prevails over the humanity and the nations decline ethically and morally, Allah raises a prophet amongst them who guides them from darkness to the light. “He it is Who sends down clear signs to His servant, that He may bring you out of every kind of darkness into light. And, verily, Allah is Compassionate and Merciful to you.” (Hadeed 57:10) Our Muslim brothers and sisters agree with us in principle that presently the Muslim Ummah is at the declining stage facing regression and domination by non-Muslim powers. But, ironically, they don’t agree that Allah shall raise any prophet to redress this situation. They claim that having a matchless book like the Quran, they don’t need any prophet or reformer whatsoever. This stance is apparently, against the teachings of the Quran, which emphatically link the teaching with the teacher and declares that only a teacher with the help of the teachings of the Book can lead humanity to light from the darkness. It is the habit and nature of disbelievers that they deny the need of a divine teacher. In Sura Bani-Israel, verse-92, Allah has quoted the disbelievers demanding [...]