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Quranic References to the Status of Our Beloved Prophet (Sallalaho Alaihi Wasallam)
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Siddiq Osman Noormuhammad.
 
By Siddiq Osman Noormuhammad.
Published on 03/5/2008
 
  
References from the Qur'an where God speaks about the characteristics and status of the Prophet Muhammad (s)




HIS BLESSED HOUSEHOLD AND COMPANIONS, Rady Allahu 'Anhum
1. His Houshold purified by Allah Sub'hanahu wa Ta'ala (33:33)
2. His companions praised by Allah Sub'hanahu wa Ta'ala (48:29)
3. His companions: The Muhajirin and the Ansar (8:74) (9:100) (59:8-9)
4. His companions swear allegiance to him (48:18)

BELIEVE, ASSIST, HONOUR, LOVE, RESPECT AND OBEY HIM
1. Believe, assist and honour him (48:9) (61:11)
2. Love Allah and His Beloved Prophet more than anything else (9:24)
3. He is closer to the believers than their ownselves (33:6)
4. Respect him (49:1-3)
5. Obey Allah Ta'ala and His Beloved Prophet Sallallahu 'alayhi wa Sallam
(3:132) (4:13) (4:59) (4:69) (4:80) (9:71) (24:52) (24:54) (24:56) (33:71) (49:14) (64:12)
Sub'hanahu wa Ta'ala
and of His Beloved Prophet Sallallahu 'alayhi wa Sallam (33:36)
7. Whatever he gives you, take it (59:7)
8. The reward of believing in him (57:28)

STRUGGLED AGAINST PERSECUTION
1. Non-believers plot to kill him (8:30)
2. His persecution (22:39-40)
3. Commanded to fight alone for Allah Sub'hanahu wa Ta'ala (4:84)
4. He led Muslims in prayer while in battle (4:102)
5. Allah asks him to seek peace (8:61)
6. Allah helped him in Jihad (33:9)
7. Allah made him victorious (110:1)

HIS MIRACLES
1. Living miracle: The Holy Qur'an (2:23) (17:88) (52:34)
2. Human miracle: he changed people's hearts (5:83)
3. Heavenly miracle: Isra' and Mi'raj (17:1) (53:8-18)
4. Historic miracle: Hijra; escaped while surrounded (9:40)
5. The miracle of the Battle of Badr: Victory against all odds (3:123-125)
6. The splitting of the moon (54:1-2)

INTERCESSOR (SHAFI')
1. Allah appointed him as an intercessor to plead for people's forgiveness (3:159) (4:64) (60:12)
2. An accepted intercessor (19:87) (20:109)
3. His prayers a solace for hearts (9:103)

HIS EXALTED STATUS
1. He is Nur (Sacred Light) (5:15)
2. Allah blesses him (33:56)
3. Mercy for all the worlds (21:107)
4. His name is Muhammad (Meaning the Most Praised One) (47:2)
5. Allah has exalted his Zikr (remembrance) (94:4)
6. His exaltation on the Night of Mi'raj (53:8-9)
7. His Station of Praise (Al-Maqam al-Mahmud) (17:79)

THE BELOVED OF ALLAH
1. If you want to gain the love of Allah, follow him (3:31)
2. Allah addresses him with love and affection (20:1) (36:1) (73:1) (74:1)
3. Allah says: Realise that My Prophetic Messenger himself is with you (49:7)
4. Allah describes him with His Own Attributes of Rauf (Most Kind) and Rahim (Merciful) (9:128)
5. Allah Himself praises him (33:45-47)
6. Possessor of Allah's Grace (4:113)
7. He is a special favour of Allah Sub'hanahu wa Ta'ala (3:164)
8. Allah does not punish people if he is in their midst (8:33)
9. Allegiance to him is allegiance to Allah (48:10)

HE RECEIVED THE HOLY QUR'AN
1. Allah gave him Surah al-Fatiha and the whole Qur'an (15:87)
2. Totally inspired (53:3-4)
3. Allah revealed the Noble Qur'an on his blessed heart (26:192-197)
4. The first revelation he received (96:1)
5. Teaches the Holy Qur'an and Hadith Shareef (Wisdom) and purifies people (62:2)

AMONG THE PROPHETS 'Alayhimussalam
1. The Final Prophet, Sallallahu 'alayhi wa Sallam (33:40)
2. Mentioned first among the greatest Prophets, 'Alayhimussalam (33:7) (4:163)
3. A Prophet with proven prophecies (30:1-6) (48:1) (48:27) (61:13)
4. Given the knowledge of the unseen (3:179)
5. Nabi Ibrahim 'Alayhissalam prayed for his coming (2:129)
6. Foretold by Nabi 'Isa (Jesus) 'Alayhissalam (61:6)
7. Allah asks all Prophets to believe in him (3:81)
8. Confirms the previous (Prophetic) Messengers of Allah (37:37)

SERVES ONLY ALLAH, THE GLORIFIED AND THE EXALTED
1. Worships only Allah Sub'hanahu wa Ta'ala (72:19-20)
2. Puts total trust in Allah Sub'hanahu wa Ta'ala (9:129)
3. Selflessly labours for Allah, asks for no reward (25:57) (42:23)
4. Rewarded by Allah (68:3) (108:1)

HIS EXEMPLARY CHARACTER
1. Most examplary character (33:21) (68:4)
2. Sadiq (Truthful) (33:22)
3. Final judge and arbiter (4:65) (24:51)
4. Honoured, noble (69: 40)
5. Forgiving (7:199)
6. He is Burhan (Clear Proof) (4:175)
7. Brave: Commands Muslims in battle (3:121)

PREACHES ISLAM (PEACE)
1. Established the correct Message of Islam (6:161-163) (39:11-12)
2. Preacher to all humanity (4:170) (25:1) (34:28)
3. He is Bashir and Nadhir (Bearer of glad tidings and a warner) (5:19)
4. Invites people to Islam (12:108)
5. Even the jinn respond to his call (46:29-31)
6. He brought the truth (17:81) (39:33)
7. A perfect guide to be followed (7:158)
8. He brought a new law (Shari'a) (7:157)
9. He calls you to that which gives you life (8:24)
10. Brings people from darkness into light (65:11)
11. His religion prevails over all religion (48:28)