General Issues About Islam

Who Is Muhammad (Prophet PBUH)

Salman Ahmed Shaikh

In early 2015, Muslims took to twitter to introduce our beloved Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) to the world. Below are some of the tweets.

Who said “Accustom yourselves to do good if people do good, and do not do wrong even if they commit evil.” (Al-Tirmidhi) #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

Who said “A person who does not keep his promise has no religion.” #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

He said “Speak that what is GOOD, otherwise remain silent” #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

“Kindness is a mark of faith, and whoever is not kind has no faith.” “The best of you are those who are best to the women.” #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

Who was so humble that He would be the first to greet anyone He met even if it was a child. #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

If He could not find food, He would tie a stone to his belly to suppress hunger, yet showed his gratitude to Allāh. #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

He said “Best among you are those who have the best manners and character” [Sahih Bukhari] #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

Society where girls were buried alive, He said “Whoever had two daughters and educates them will enter Paradise”#WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

The man who preached that everyone is equal. Race, gender, wealth and social status don’t matter. #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

The only man in this universe who was known as ‘Sadiq’ & ‘Amin’ even among His enemies and the opponents of Islam. #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

When He was at home and there was no meal prepared, He said to his wife: “I fast today.” #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

“Which act in Islam is the best?” He (pbuh) replied, “To give food, and to greet everyone, whether you know or you do not.” #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

He (pbuh) said, “A true believer does not taunt or curse or abuse or talk indecently.” [Tirmidhi]. #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

#WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ He taught us to make 70 excuses for our Brothers, before we even think about pointing fingers.

God’s Mercy on earth. Love, compassion, peace, humility personified. He who makes us believe in humanity. #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

A man who was given the opportunity to live like a king, yet chose to live humbly & went days without food #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

The one who taught that the strong person isn’t the one who beats people, the strong person is the one who subdues his anger #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

He prayed in the nights until His feet were swollen and said “Should I not be a grateful slave”. #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

Shall I inform you of something that holds higher status than fasting, praying & giving charity? Making peace between people. #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

He (pbuh) said “None of you is a believer if he eats his full while his neighbor is hungry.” #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

Jews believe Hellfire won’t touch them & a non-Jew can’t become Jew. He abolished racism & said that Islam is for all races #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

From persecution, isolation, insult & abuse to become ruler in twilight of life. His lifestyle never took any change #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

He brought justice, in times of injustice. Love, when there was hatred. Guidance, when there was ignorance. #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

They stoned him, yet when offered to see the wrath of God descend on them, he cried:Forgive my people, for they do not know! #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

He said “I order you to assist any oppressed person, whether Muslim or not.” #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

Those who teased Him physically & psychologically by mocking, name calling & mutilating His uncle’s corpse were all forgiven #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

Everyone would’ve taken His word for anything, yet He said that if my daughter will do a crime, the punishment will be same #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

People who persecuted & tried to kill Him could have easily targeted His personal life, but they called him Saadiq & Ameen #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

When His shoes filled with blood, He asked mercy of Allah for the people who were throwing stones at Him #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

Who abolished slavery mindset & said “feed them with food you eat yourself, clothe them with clothes that you wear yourself” #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

In His last grand sermon 1400 years ago, He said “Do treat your women well and be kind to them” #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

Society where girls were burnt alive & father of daughter was cursed, He said “father with a daughter has Allah’s blessing” #WhoisMuhammad ﷺ

Was greeted with garbage thrown by a lady daily.When she didn’t do that due to illness, He went to her home & inquired health #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

Society where bloodshed was common over minor issues, He gave property, civil & human rights & regarded them as sacred #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

Who didn’t miss a prayer to thank Allah even in war, peace, feast, exile, travel, illness or starvation #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

Who enters Medina after persecution, torture, social boycott & sees a man urinate in mosque & yet forgives the man #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

Who said 1400 years ago ‘No white superior over black’, no ‘Arab superior over non-Arab’ #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

Society where girls were burnt alive, He gave women share in inheritance, right to own property, marry & divorce with consent #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

Whose lifestyle never changed before and after political rise of Islam & died with almost nothing in wealth and inheritance #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

He lived modest life,led from front,faced persecution before anyone for Islam & who didn’t want to be depicted or idolized #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

Millions in daily prayers pay salute to Him yet He didn’t want to be depicted since He didn’t want Himself to be idolized #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

He was persecuted, exiled, isolated, stoned & mocked yet He forgave all when He entered in Makkah with utmost humility #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

Stoned till His feet were in blood, isolated to live in cave & forced to live in exile yet He asked Allah’s mercy for them. #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

If you admire any of 1.6 billion of us as academic, doctors, engineers or artists, we are all imperfect & try to follow Him #WhoIsMuhammad ﷺ

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