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To believe in God's messengers (Rusul) means to be convinced that God sent men as guides to fellow human beings and jinn (khalq) to guide them to the truth.

jinn (khalq) to guide them to the truth.

Prophethood in Ahmadiyya

The Ahmadiyya Community does not believe that messengers and prop

The Ahmadiyya Community does not believe that messengers and prophets are different individuals. They interpret the Quranic words warner (nadhir), prophet, and messenger as referring to different roles that the same divinely appointed individuals perform. Ahmadiyya distinguish only between law-bearing prophets and non-law-bearing ones. They believe that although law-bearing prophethood ended with Muhammad, non-law-bearing prophethood subordinate to Muhammad continues.[115][116] The Ahmadiyya Community recognizes Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (1835–1908) as such a "prophet" of God and the promised Messiah and Imam Mahdi of the latter days.[117] The Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement rejects his status as a prophet, instead considering him to be a renewer of the faith.[116] However, all other Muslims and their scholars argue and firmly establish that the Ahmadiyya community are not Muslim.[118][119][116]

Other persons

The Quran mentions 25 prophets by name but also tells that God (Allah) sent many other prophets and messengers, to all the different nations that have existed on Earth. Many verses in the Quran discuss this:

  • "We did aforetime send messengers before thee: of them there are some whose story We have related to thee, and some whose story We have not related to thee...."The Quran mentions 25 prophets by name but also tells that God (Allah) sent many other prophets and messengers, to all the different nations that have existed on Earth. Many verses in the Quran discuss this:

    • "We did aforetime send messengers before thee: of them there are some whose story We have related to thee, and some whose story We have not related to thee...."[120]
    • "For We assuredly sent amongst every People a mes

      Numerous other people have been mentioned by scholars in the Hadith, exegesis, commentary. These people include:

      See also

      References

      1. ^ Quran 10:47 (Translated by Muhammad A. S. Abdel Haleem)
      2. ^ "Qur'an: The Word of God | Religious Literacy Project". Harvard Divinity School. Archived from the original on 6 October 2018. Retrieved 6 October 2018.