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Signs Before Final Day

Signs Before Final Day

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Published by Zamir Ahmed
Signs Before Final Day
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Published by: Zamir Ahmed on Dec 29, 2009
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Author: Al-Haafidh Ibn Katheer HadeethChecking: Abu Talhah Daawood Burbank
Ayaat and Ahaadeeth about the Hour 
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“My Lord! Increase me in knowledge!" 
- Qur'an 20:114”Allaah (subhaanahu wa ta'aala) said:"They ask you (O Muhammad sal-Allaahu 'alayhe wa sallam) about theHour, - when will be its appointed time? You have no knowledge to sayanything about it, To your Lord belongs (the knowledge of) the termthereof? You (O Muhammad sal-Allaahu 'alayhe wa sallam) are only awarner for those who fear it, The Day they see it, (it will be) as if they hadnot tarried (in this world) except an afternoon or a morning." [An-Nazi'aat(79):42-46]"They ask you about the Hour (Day of Resurrection): 'When will be itsappointed time?' Say: 'The knowledge thereof is with my Lord (Alone).None can reveal its time but He. Heavy is its burden through the heavensand the earth. It shall not come upon you except all of a sudden.' Theyask you as if you have a good knowledge of it. Say: 'The knowledgethereof is with Allaah (Alone) but most of mankind know not.''" [Al-A'raaf (7):187]There are many Ayaat and Ahaadeeth concerning this subject: Allaahsaid:"The Hour has drawn near, and the moon has been cleft asunder." [Al-Qamar (54):1]The Prophet (sal-Allaahu 'alayhe wa sallam) said, whilst pointing with hisindex and middle fingers,"The time of my advent and the Hour are like these two fingers." [1]In another report he said,"The Hour almost came before me."This indicates how close we are, relatively speaking, to the Hour.Allaah said:"Draws near for mankind their reckoning, while they turn away inheedlessness." [Al-Anbiyaa' (21):1]"The Event (the Hour or the punishment of disbelievers and polytheists or the Islaamic laws or commandments), ordained by Allaah will come topass, so seek not to hasten it. Glorified and Exalted be He above all thatthey associate as partners with Him." [An-Nahl (16):1]
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 "Those who believe not therein seek to hasten it, while those who believeare fearful of it, and know that it is the very truth. Verily, those whodispute concerning the Hour are certainly in error far away." [Ash-Shooraa (42):18]In Saheeh al-Bukhaaree, there is a Hadeeth which states that a Bedouinasked the Prophet (sal-Allaahu 'alayhe wa sallam) about the Hour.He (sal-Allaahu 'alayhe wa sallam) said,"It will surely come to pass. What have you prepared for it?" The mansaid, "O Messenger of Allaah, I have not prepared much in the way of prayer and good works, but I love Allaah and His Messenger." TheProphet (sal-Allaahu 'alayhe wa sallam) said, "You will be with those youlove." The Muslims had never rejoiced as much they did when they heardthis Hadeeth. [2]Some Ahaadeeth report that the Prophet (sal-Allaahu 'alayhe wa sallam)was asked about the Hour. He looked towards a young boy and said,"If he lives, he will not grow very old before he sees your Last Hour coming to you." [3]By this he meant their death and entering the Hereafter, becauseeveryone who dies enters the Hereafter; some people say that when aperson has died, his judgment has begun. This Hadeeth with thismeaning is "correct" (Saheeh).Some heretics comment on this Hadeeth and give it an incorrectmeaning. The exact timing of the Great Hour (as-Saa'at al-'Uzmaa) issomething which Allaah alone knows and which He has not revealed toanyone, as is clear from the Hadeeth in which the Prophet (sal-Allaahu'alayhe wa sallam) said:"There are five things which nobody knows except Allaah;" then herecited, "Verily, Allaah! With Him (Alone) is the knowledge of the Hour,He sends down the rain, and knows that which is in the wombs. Noperson knows what he will earn tomorrow, and no person knows in whatland he will die. Verily, Allaah is All Knower, All Aware (of things).""[Luqman (31):34] [4]When Gabriel (Jibreel) (alayhi-salaam) came to the Prophet (sal-Allaahu'alayhe wa sallam) in the guise of a Bedouin, he asked him about Islaam,Eemaan (faith) and Ihsaan (excellence of faith); and the Prophet (sal-Allaahu 'alayhe wa sallam) answered his questions. But when he askedhim about the Hour, he said,

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