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Who Are the Prophets of God? (Special Folder)

God’s Prophets and Messengers come with a specific mission to convey the truth about God to all Mankind. In Islam, all Muslims should believe in all the Prophets and messengers sent by God. And not believing in one of them is considered a great sin and takes one out the fold of Islam.

Many Prophets mentioned in old scriptures are also mentioned in the last Book, the Quran.

In this folder, we compiled some interesting stories about the Prophets of God.

Prophet Muhammad – Man for All Seasons
Prophet Muhammad took his covenant with God to spread the message of Islam, very seriously, he communicated the text of the Quran, his understanding…

The Story of Prophet David in the Quran
Prophet David is well known in all three Abrahamic faiths, Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. He is a central figure in Jewish history…

The Best of Stories – 4 Lessons from the Life of Joseph
Throughout the story, as we move through Joseph’s life, we learn lessons that are valuable even today. Joseph’s joys, troubles…

Biblical Figures Reimagined – Moses’ Full Story
Long after the time of Prophet Joseph the Jewish people had been reduced to slavery at the hands of the Egyptians. His story and the Exodus permeate the religious life of Jews…

Ishmael & Isaac – The Story of Great Brothers
Ishmael and Isaac are the sons of Prophet Abraham. They, along with their father, form the link between the world’s three major monotheistic religions…

Q&As


Why Did it Take Allah Several Prophets to Perfect the Religion?
Allah created the world with all its variegated bounties and put man in charge. And Guidance is given through the messengers and Books…

Were All Prophets Direct Blood Descendants of Abraham?
No, not all prophets were direct blood descendants of Prophet Abraham. Lot, for example, lived during the same time period as Abraham…

Why Are The Prophets’ Stories Incomplete?
Quranic narrations of events in the lives of the prophets are like illuminating relevant scenes from their lives, so that future generations can derive good lessons from them…

Were There Any Female Prophets According to Islam?
There is a difference of opinion. Though some scholars are of the opinion that there were no female prophets because “women are imperfect”…

Did the Prophets Ever Sin According to Islam?
No. They were fallible human beings, though. Before they received revelation, it’s unclear if they sinned. But as far as afterward…

Are The Prophets Alive in Their Graves?
Yes, in a way. Other than Jesus, all the prophets died normal, human deaths. But, “A Muslim believes that prophets are alive in their graves in a specific form of life…

Were Prophets and Companions Infallible?
There is no narration of any sort in any of the Hadith sources that describes the story the way you did. Az-Zubayr, Asmaa’s husband…

Are the Prophets’ Deeds Buried with Them?
This is really quite weird and strangely challenging! The question intrigues me— are we really in need of prophets and are we in need of following their example?…

Were All Prophets Arab? Arabic the Language of Heaven?
No, not all Prophets were from among the Arabs, and no, Arabic is not the “language of Heaven.” It’s easy to assume such considering how many prophets in recorded history were Arab…