case the narrator puts the meaning of the Hadith into his own words. This being thecase, Hadiths with possible errors of wording should be regarded as paraphrases.* NOTE: The present translation of the Nineteenth Letter is based on a translationprepared by members of the Risale-i Nur Institute of America
in 1976. (Tr.)
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In His Name, be He glorified! And there is nothing but it glorifies Him with praise.In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate.He it is Who has sent His Messenger with guidance and the religion of truth to makeit supreme over all religion: and sufficient is God as a Witness. * Muhammad is the Messenger of God... [to the end of the verse]2
[Since the Nineteenth and Thirty-First Words concerning the messengership ofMuhammad (Upon whom be blessings and peace) prove it with decisiveevidence, we assign the verification of that side of the subject to those Words.As a supplement to them we will merely show here, in Nineteen Signs, someof the flashes of that great truth.]
The Possessor and Master of the universe surely does everything with knowledge,disposes every affair with wisdom, directs everything all-seeingly, treats everythingall-knowingly, and arranges everything willing the instances of wisdom, purposes,benefits that are apparent in them. Since, then, the One Who creates knows, surelythe One Who knows will speak. Since He will speak, surely He will speak to thosewho possess consciousness and thought, and those who will understand His speech.Since He will speak to those who possess thought, surely he will speak to mankind,whose nature and awareness are the most comprehensive of all conscious beings.Since He will speak to mankind, surely He will speak ____________________ 2. Qur’an, 48:28-9.
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to the most perfect of mankind and those most worthy of address. Since He willspeak to those who are most perfect, most worthy of address, highest in morality,and who will guide humanity; He will certainly speak to Muhammad, who, as friendand foe alike testify, is of the highest disposition and morality, who is obeyed by onefifth of humanity, to whose spiritual rule half of the globe has submitted, with the