Q u ran ic referen ces to P ro ph ets

(In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful, all praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger) Quran has mentioned a lot of stories of the past of the Prophets that had come before The Hol y Prophet Mohammed (P.B.U.H), Allah Almighty sent around one hundred and twenty four thousand messengers to advise mankind about their purpose of existence and to inform them of the will of Allah Almighty. Quran mentions of the things that some of these messengers experienced and how they must have been treated. This gives us references of the wrath that old civilizations faced and how they were destroyed completely from the face of the Earth. “O ye of Faith! say not (to the prophet) words of ambiguous import but words of respect; and hearken (to him); to those without faith is a grievous punishment.” (Surah Al-Baqara) "Those who follow the Messenger, the unlettered prophet, whom they find mentioned in their own (Scriptures);― in the Law and the Gospel;― for he commands them what is just and forbids them what is evil: he allows them as lawful what is good (and pure) and prohibits them from what is bad (and impure); He releases them from their heavy burdens and from the yokes that are upon them. So it is those who believe in him honor, him, help him, and follow the Light which is sent down with him― it is they who will prosper." (Surah Al-Araf) Read Quran Online to know about civilizations past and how they failed to do what Allah desired. The story of Noah (A.S) in the Quran is a very thought provoking and historic event that changed the face of the earth once.