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What is a Prophet?

What is a Prophet?

The concept of Prophet in Islam is very specific.

A prophet is someone who has been formally commissioned by God to pass on a message to people.

  • It is a very honourable title given only by God. No one can acquire prophethood, no matter how good he can be. It is something granted by God alone beyond any doubt.
  • Prophets are usually supported with miracles.
  • Prophets are perfect?role models.
  • Prophets are human.?They eat, drink, go shopping, marry, have children.
  • Prophets are protected from committing sins.
  • Prophets must:
    • be truthful,
    • be trustworthy,
    • be intelligent, and
    • have conveyed their message in full to people the way it was revealed to them by God.
  • The Quran mentioned 25 of them, such as:
    • Noah,
    • Ibrahim,
    • Moses,
    • Jesus Christ, and
    • Mohammad (Peace and blessings be upon them all).