When we realize the enormous blessings that God has bestowed upon us, can we become grateful to Him, by using those blessings according to His pleasure, and remembering and praising Him often for them?
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Prophet Muhammad demonstrates such a different type of leadership: from a husband caring for his family, to a teacher teaching his students, to a General leading an army.
Climbing continues, getting higher and higher, until the ardent seekers are uplifted to the soaring heights phase where life, all life, and death, are for the Sake of God.
After the peace agreement the Prophet was also able to open new avenues to spread Islam outside Arabia. He wrote to the kings and rulers of all the states surrounding Arabia, or ruling in the far corners of the Arabian Peninsula, informing them about Islam and calling on them to believe in it.
Calling those who believe in him in future generations his siblings bring solace to my heart and makes me feel very close to him. But how can we be closer to him than his companions?
The Muslims must not abandon the Christians, neglect them, and leave them without help and assistance since I have made this pact with them on behalf of Allah to ensure that whatever good befell Muslims it would befall them as well and that whatever harm befell Muslims would befall them as well.
Ibnul-Qayyim collects 39 benefits, in his amazing book Jalaa ul Afhaam, regarding invoking Allah to Bless Prophet Muhammad. All of the points are based on authentic evidence from the Quran and Sunnah.
The first true democracy which addressed the public at large, especially in sensitive issues like electing the ruler, was recorded immediately after the death of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
How much one loves another person depends upon knowledge, experience and observation of them: knowing them, recognizing their true nature, qualities, and attributes through dealing with them, and observing their behavior over time, especially any pain and sacrifice they endure for your sake.
Having mutual love for the sake of Allah is one of the great doors leading to the good of the Hereafter and a cause of tasting the sweetness of faith in this world. Loving one another for Allah’s sake means one loves another only because of his deen (religion)...
With his sincere push to work and persistence in it, the Prophet teaches that there is no room for despair. Take action, work, plant, have faith to the last moment. Working to the last moment of life must not stop because of despair of the results...
Some people feel that this prophecy refers to the prophet Jesus (peace be upon him). But, although Jesus was truly a prophet of God, he is not the prophet spoken of here. He was born miraculously, and, finally, God raised him up miraculously. On the other hand, Muhammad (peace be upon him) is more like Moses.