What is the situation of a person who does believe in Allah but does not believe in His messengers? Is it compulsory to believe in prophets?
Submitted by on Thu, 16/04/2015 - 16:15
Dear Brother / Sister,
Belief cannot be divided into sections. Religious beliefs are inseparable. Not believing in one of them is enough to make someone a disbeliever .A believer who believes in Allah should believe His book, the holy Quran so that he can learn about his Lord truly.
The human mind can know himself and know that there is a Creator but he cannot know His attributes, deeds, names, commands, prohibitions, eternal place, ways of jannah (Paradise) until Allah reveals them. It is not possible to regard believing in Allah and the Quran separately. When a person believes in the Quran, he has to believe in the prophethood of the Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h.) and the revelation angel Jibril (pbuh). This is the first and biggest step to believe in the prophets and angels. A person who believes in Islam should also believe what the Quran says and what our Prophet (p.b.u.h.) teaches and worship with enthusiasm.
The people who can be saved just by believing in Allah are the people that lived in the period of interregnum and that did not know the existence of the prophets, religions, revelations or worshipping. I do not know if there are people like that today. If there are people like that, it is enough for them to believe just in the existence of Allah. We are not responsible to decrease ourselves to the level of these poor people. We are responsible for looking for them, finding them and telling them about the true belief.
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