Finality of Prophethood

Muhammad is not the father of any one of your men, but he is the Messenger of Allaah and seal of the prophets. And ever is Allaah, of all things, Knowing. [33.40]

Thawbaan narrated that the Messenger of Allaah

said: “The Hour will not be

established until tribes from my Ummah join the polytheists and worship idols. And verily, there shall come from my Ummah thirty liars, each of them will claim ‘I am a prophet’ but I am the seal of the prophets, there is no prophet after me.” [Sunan at-Tirmidhee, Sunan Abee Daawud]

Aboo Hurayrah

narrates that the Prophet

said: I am given excellence

over the prophets in six respects; (1) I have been given Jawaami’ al-Kalim (brief but comprehensive speech), (2) I have been helped by awe (in the hearts of my enemies), (3) Spoils are made lawful to me, (4) the Earth is made for me a mosque and a means of purity, (5) I have been sent to the entire creation, (6) and the prophets are sealed with me. [Sunan at-Tirmidhee]

messengership and prophethood have been terminated.” It was asked.” [Saheeh al Bukhaaree: Kitaab al-Adab] ‘Uqbah bin ‘Aamir narrates that the Messenger of Allaah said: “If there was to be a prophet after me. and they are a portion of the portions of prophethood. “O Messenger of Allaah. and there is no prophet. what is alMubashshiraat (the glad tidings)?” He said: “The dreams of a Muslim. but there is no prophet after him. the son of the Messenger of Allaah and said: “He died and he was little. so he added: “There is alMubashshiraat (the glad tidings).Anas ibn Maalik narrated that the Messenger of Allaah said: “Verily.” That seemed hard upon the people. and if there was to be after Muhammad a prophet it would have been his son. it would be ‘Umar bin al-Khattaab.” [Sunan at-Tirmidhee] ‘Abdillaah ibn Abee Awfaa saw Ibraaheem. so there is no prophet after me.” [Sunan at-Tirmidhee] .

5. P.: Jubayr ibn Mut’im narrates from his father that the Prophet said: “I am Muhammad. 21. and I am ‘Aaqib and ‘Aaqib is the one after whom there is no prophet. 113] .” [Saheeh Muslim] : Aboo Hurayrah narrates that the Messenger of Allaah said: “The Hour will not be established until nearly thirty liars and antichrists arise. after me no child was born. Vol. and the pious. and what an excellent company are they. Blessed and Exalted. the truthful. Baraheen-i-Ahmadiyyah. and I am Haashir through whom people are gathered. will be written on the Day of Resurrection among the prophets. and I am Maahee. through whom disbelief is obliterated. each of them claiming. if Allaah the Exalted wills.” [Musnad Ahmad] Mirzaa Ghulaam Ahmad writes: “I was Khaatam-ul-Walad for my father. and I am Ahmad.” [Roohaanee Khazaa’in Vol.’” [Agreed upon] The Messenger of Allaah said: “Whoever recites one-thousand verses in the path of Allaah. the martyrs. ‘I am a messenger of Allaah.


5. P. 267] . he was the Khaatam-ul-Anbiyaa’. 21. among the Israelite prophets. Baraheen-i-Ahmadiyyah Vol.Mirzaa Ghulaam Ahmad Qaadiyaanee writes regarding Jesus : “That is.” [Roohaanee Khazaa’in Vol.


The Muslims will pray over him and bury him.14.Second Coming of Jesus And indeed. No. then he will die. he will be knowledge of the Hour. P.7. and follow Me.” [Musannaf ibn Abee Shaybah] coming out of Jesus son of Mary In the Musnad of Aboo Daawud at-Tayaalisee: Narrated Aboo Hurayrah Prophet . [‘Awn al-Ma’bood Sharh Sunan Abee Daawud] Ibn ‘Abbaas in interpreting a hadeeth. that the said: Jesus will stay upon the Earth after his descent for forty years. so be not in doubt of it. narrates that the Messenger of Allaah said: “At this my brother Jesus son of Mary will descend from the sky. he will be knowledge of the Hour. but changes the phrase “from the sky” to “upon the mountain” . Hammaamat-ul-Bushraa P.61] Ibn ‘Abbaas : “And indeed. This is a straight path.314. P. [43.619.148.39726]* *Mirzaa Ghulaam Ahmad Qaadiyaanee quotes this narration in Roohaanee Khazaa’in Vol.” [Kanz-ul‘Umaal: Vol.” Said: “The .


more than any of mankind. He will break the cross. have more right to Jesus. recognize him. Safety will then fill the earth. and Muslims will offer the funeral prayer for him. He will descend. so much so that the lions will mingle with the camels. I. (the color of his skin) between red and white. even though no moisture touched it. During his time. He is a well-built man. light yellow garments.The Prophets are paternal brothers. kill the pig. and they will not harm them. [Musnad Ahmad] . Jesus will remain for forty years and then will die. and if you see him. their mothers are different but their religion is one. Children will play with snakes. son of Mary. and will call the people to Islam. His head appears to be dripping water. Allah will destroy all religions except Islam and Allah will destroy the Anti-Christ. He will descend while wearing two long. for there was no prophet between me and him. and abolish the Jizyah. tigers with cattle and wolves with sheep.

And even the lion will eat straw just like the bull. and a single prostration will be better than the whole world and everything in it. and abolish the Jizyah.And the wolf will actually reside for a while with the male lamb. And the sucking child will certainly play upon the hold of the cobra. if you wish: And there is none from among the People of the Book except that they will believe in him before his death.” Then Aboo Hurayrah said: “And recite.” [Saheeh al-Bukhaaree] . Money will be in such abundance to the extent that no one would accept it. and on the Day of Resurrection he shall be a witness over them. without a doubt the Son of Mary will descend among you as a just ruler. He will break the cross and kill the swine. [Bible: Isaiah 11:6-8] Narrated Aboo Hurayrah that the Messenger of Allaah said: “By Him in Whose Hand is my soul. And the cow and the bear themselves will feed. together their young ones will lie down. and upon the light aperture of a poisonous snake will a weaned child actually put his own hand. and the calf and the maned young lion and the well-fed animal all together. and a mere little boy will be leader over them. and with the kid the leopard itself will lie down.

“Glory be to Allaah! This is just as what the people of Moses said.” [Musannaf ibn Abee Shaybah] Umm Salamah narrates: I heard the Messenger of Allaah say: “The Mahdee is from my descendants.’ By Him who has my soul in His Hand.Aboo Hurayrah coming out of Jesus : “To make it manifest over all other religions. It was said. from the progeny of Faatimah. he passed by a tree belonging to the polytheists.” [Sunan Abee Daawud] When the Messenger of Allaah went out for the Battle of Hunayn. make for us a Dhaat Anwaat as there is for them a Dhaat Anwaat. It was known as Dhaat Anwaat. ‘Make for us a god as there is for them a god.” He said.” [Sunan at-Tirmidhee] . you will perpetrate the practices of the people gone before you.” Said: “The . “O Messenger of Allaah. They used to hang down their weapons over it.

that He may recompense them in full for their deeds. although Prophet Muhammad Jesus . [39:10] And for all.So the Messenger of Allaah said to ‘Alee: “Are you not pleased that you are to me as Aaron was to Moses. [46:19] . except I am he after whom there is no prophethood. and give them (even) more. Verily! He is OftForgiving. this does not change the fact that our Prophet Muhammad after whom there is neither any prophet or prophethood. out of His Grace. That He may pay them their wages in full. he is still died before is the last prophet was not an likened as being a prophet after Moses. he was under the sharee’ah brought by his brother . And they will not be wronged. Therefore. Most Ready to appreciate [35:30] Say O My servants who believe. those who are patient will receive in full a reward without account. and the Earth of Allah is spacious. fear your Lord. Also the Prophet Aaron independent prophet who brought any sharee’ah. good is for the good in this world. there will be degrees according to that which they did.” [Saheeh Muslim: Kitaab al-Fadhaa’il as-Sahabah]* *This hadeeth indicates that although Prophet Aaron died before Prophet Moses . Verily.