VARIOUS CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MAHDI
VERSES FROM THE QUR'AN ABOUT
We desired to show kindness to those who were oppressed in the land and to make them leaders and make them inheritors. (Surat al-Qasas, 5)
We have never sent a Prophet to any city without seizing its people with hardship and distress so that hopefully they would be humble. (Surat al-A'raf, 94)
We sent messengers to nations before you, and afflicted those nations with hardship and distress so that hopefully they would humble themselves. (Surat al-An'am, 42)
What reason could you have for not fighting in the way of Allah - for those men, women and children who are oppressed and say, "Our Lord, take us out of this city whose inhabitants are wrongdoers! Give us a protector from You! Give us a helper from You!"? (Surat an-Nisa', 75)
Corruption has appeared in both land and sea because of what people's own hands have brought about so that they may taste something of what they have done so that hopefully they will turn back. (Surat ar-Rum, 41)
Allah makes an example of a city which was safe and at peace, its provision coming to it plentifully from every side. Then it showed ingratitude for Allah's blessings so Allah made it wear the robes of hunger and fear for what it did. (Surat an-Nahl, 112)
Or did you suppose that you would enter the Garden without facing the same as those who came before you? Poverty and illness afflicted them and they were shaken to the point that the messenger and those who believed with him said, "When is Allah's help coming?" Be assured that Allah's help is very near. (Surat al-Baqara, 214)
An evil generation succeeded them who neglected the prayer and followed their appetites. They will plunge into the Valley of Evil. (Surah Maryam, 59)
But if anyone turns away from My reminder, his life will be a dark and narrow one. (Surah Ta Ha, 124)
If only the people of the cities had believed and feared [and respected Allah], We would have opened up to them blessings from heaven and earth. But they denied the truth so We seized them for what they earned. (Surat al-A'raf, 96)
Would that there had been more people with a vestige of good among the generations of those who came before you, who forbade corruption in the Earth, other than the few among them whom We saved. Those who did wrong gladly pursued the life of luxury that they were given and were evildoers. (Surah Hud, 116)
When he leaves you, he goes about the Earth corrupting it, destroying crops and animals. Allah does not love corruption.
Truly you are one of the Messengers on a Straight Path. (Surah Ya Sin, 3-4)
The People of the Book who are unbelievers and the idolators would not be cut off until the clear sign came to them: a messenger from Allah reciting purified texts containing upright precepts. (Surat al-Bayyina, 1-3)
Do people find it so surprising that We should reveal to a man among them: "Warn mankind and give good news to those who believe that they are on a sure footing with their Lord'? The unbelievers say, "This is downright magic!" (Surah Yunus, 2)
Every nation has a messenger and when their messenger comes everything is decided between them justly. They are not wronged. (Surah Yunus, 47)
It is He Who sent His messenger with guidance and the Religion of Truth to exalt it over every other deen, even though the idolators detest it. (Surat at-Tawba, 33)
It is He Who sent His messenger with the Guidance and the Religion of Truth to exalt it over every other religion and Allah suffices as a witness. (Surat al-Fath, 28)
You who believe! If any of you renounce your religion, Allah will bring forward a people whom He loves and who love Him, humble to the believers, fierce to the unbelievers, who strive in the way of Allah and do not fear the blame of any censurer. That is the unbounded favour of Allah which He gives to whoever He wills. Allah is Boundless, All-Knowing. (Surat al-Ma'ida, 54)
Let there be a community among you who call to the good, and enjoin the right, and forbid the wrong. They are the ones who have success. (Surah Al 'Imran, 104)
We appointed leaders from among them, guiding by Our command when they were steadfast and when they had certainty about Our signs. (Surat as-Sajda, 24)
He said, "Go down from it, all of you, as enemies to one another! But when guidance comes to you from Me, all those who follow My guidance will not go astray and will not be miserable."
He who brings the truth and he who confirms it - those are the people who respect [and fear Allah].
Fight them until there is no more strife and the religion is Allah's alone. If they stop, Allah sees what they do. (Surat al-Anfal, 39)
Say to those who are unbelievers: "You will be overwhelmed and crowded into Hell. What an evil resting-place!" (Sura al-Imran, 12)
As for those who strive in Our way, We will guide them to Our paths. Truly Allah is with the good-doers.
Musa said to his people, "Seek help in Allah and be steadfast. The Earth belongs to Allah. He bequeathes it to any of His servants He wills. The successful outcome is for those who fear [and respect Allah]." They said, "We suffered harm before you came to us and after you came to us." He said, "It may well be that your Lord is going to destroy your enemy and make you the successors in the land so that He can see how you behave." (Surat al-A'raf, 128-129)
This was so that He might verify the truth and nullify the false, even though the evildoers hate that.
Rather We hurl the truth against falsehood and it cuts right through it and it vanishes clean away! Woe without end for you for what you portray! (Surat al-Anbiya', 18)
Say: "My Lord hurls forth the Truth - the Knower of all unseen things." Say: "The Truth has come. Falsehood cannot originate or regenerate."
Say: "Truth has come and falsehood has vanished. Falsehood is always bound to vanish." (Surat al-Isra', 81)
They desire to extinguish Allah's light with their mouths. But Allah refuses to do other than perfect His light, even though the unbelievers detest it. (Surat at-Tawba, 32)
.those who follow the Messenger, the Unlettered Prophet, whom they find written down with them in the Torah and the Gospel, commanding them to do right and forbidding them to do wrong, making good things lawful for them and bad things unlawful for them, relieving them of their heavy loads and the chains which were around them. Those who believe in him and honor him and help him, and follow the light that has been sent down with him, they are the ones who are successful. (Surat al-Ar'af, 157)
They desire to extinguish Allah's light with their mouths but Allah will perfect His light, though the unbelievers hate it. (Surat as-Saff, 8)
Then We will rescue Our messengers and those who believe as well. It is incumbent upon Us to rescue the believers. (Surah Yunus, 103)
Allah is the Protector of those who have believe. He brings them out of the darkness into the light. But those who do not believe have false deities as protectors. They take them from the light into the darkness. Those are the Companions of the Fire remaining in it timelessly, for ever.
They say, "If we follow the guidance with you, we shall be forcibly uprooted from our land." Have We not established a safe haven for them to which produce of every kind is brought, provision direct from Us? But most of them do not know it. (Surat al-Qasas, 57)
Similarly We never sent any warner before you to any city without the affluent among them saying, "We found our fathers following a religion and we are simply following in their footsteps." Say: "What if I have come with better guidance than what you found your fathers following?" They say, "We reject what you have been sent with."
And peace be upon the messengers. (Surat as-Saffat, 181)
Those are Allah's signs which We recite to you with truth. You are indeed one of the messengers. (Surat al-Baqara, 252)
. Wherever you are, Allah will bring you all together. Truly Allah has power over all things. (Surat al-Baqara, 148)
They said, "Are we to forsake our deities for a mad poet?" Rather he has brought the truth and confirmed the messengers. (Surat as-Saffat, 36-37)
Our word was given before to Our servants, the messengers, that they would certainly be helped. It is Our army which will be victorious. (Surat as-Saffat, 171-173)
Messengers before you were also denied but they were steadfast in the face of the denial and injury they suffered until Our help arrived. There is no changing the words of Allah. And news of other messengers has come to you. (Surat al-An'am, 34)
By those sent forth in succession. (Surat al-Mursalat, 1)
It is He Who sent His Messenger with guidance and the religion of truth to exalt it over every other religion, though the idolators hate it. (Surat as-Saff, 9)
Allah has promised those of you who believe and do right actions that He will make them successors in the land as He made those before them successors, and will firmly establish for them their religion with which He is pleased and give them, in place of their fear, security. (Sura an-Nur, 55)
When Allah's help and victory have arrived and you have seen people entering Allah's religion in droves, then glorify your Lord's praise and ask His forgiveness. He is the Ever-Returning. (Surat an-Nasr, 1-3)
We wrote down in the Zabur, after the reminder came: "It is My servants who are righteous who will inherit the Earth." (Surat al-Anbiya', 105)
He bequeathed their land, their houses and their wealth to you, and another land you had not yet trodden on. Allah has power over all things. (Surat al-Ahzab, 27)
Then We appointed you after them to be successors on the Earth so We might observe how you would act. (Surah Yunus, 14)
He Who responds to the oppressed when they call on Him and removes their distress, and has appointed you as successors on the Earth. Is there another deity besides Allah? How little you pay heed! (Surat an-Naml, 62)
Those who, if We establish them firmly on the earth, will establish prayer and pay alms, and command what is right and forbid what is wrong. The end result of all affairs is with Allah. (Surat al-Hajj, 41)
Do not give up and do not be downhearted. You shall be uppermost if you are believers.
Except those who believe and do right actions and remember Allah repeatedly and defend themselves after they have been wronged? Those who do wrong will soon know the kind of reversal they will receive! (Surat ash-Shu'ara', 227)
And We bequeathed to the people who had been oppressed the easternmost part of the land We had blessed, and its westernmost part as well. (Sura al-Ar'af, 137)
Allah has written, "I will be victorious, I and and My messengers." Allah is Most Strong, Almighty. (Surat al-Mujadala, 21)
Do not imagine that Allah will break His promise to His messengers. Allah is Almighty, Exactor of Revenge. (Surah Ibrahim, 47)
We will leave you the land to live in after them. That is the reward of those who fear My station and fear My threat. They asked for Allah's victory, and every obdurate tyrant failed. (Surah Ibrahim, 14-15)
And other things you love: support from Allah and imminent victory. Give good news to the believers!(Surat as-Saff, 13)
Truly We have granted you a clear victory, so that Allah may forgive you your earlier error and any later ones and complete His blessing upon you, and guide you on a Straight Path, and so that Allah may help you with a mighty help. (Sura al-Fath, 1-3)
He knew what you did not know and ordained, in place of this, an imminent victory. (Surat al-Fath, 27)
There is good news for them in the life of the world and in the Hereafter. There is no changing the words of Allah. That is the great victory! (Surah Yunus, 64)
Say: "Everyone is waiting expectantly so wait expectantly. You will soon know who are the Companions of the Right Path and who is is guided." (Surah Ta Ha, 135)
Allah will certainly help those who help Him - Allah is All-Strong, Almighty, (Surat al-Hajj, 40)
You who believe! Obey Allah and obey the messenger and those in command among you. (Surat an-Nisa', 59)
We said, "Have no fear. You will have the upper hand." (Surah Ta Ha, 68)
Those who recite the Book of Allah and establish prayer and give of what We have provided for them, secretly and openly, hope for a transaction which will not prove profitless: (Surah Fatir, 29)
The metaphor of those who spend their wealth in the way of Allah is that of a grain which produces seven ears; in every ear there are a hundred grains. Allah gives such multiplied increase to whoever He wills. Allah is All-Encompassing, All-Knowing. (Surat al-Baqara, 261)
"Eat of your Lord's provision and give thanks to Him: a bountiful land and a forgiving Lord."
What is with you runs out but what is with Allah goes on for ever. Those who were steadfast will be recompensed according to the best of what they did. Anyone who acts rightly, male or female, being a believer, We will give them a good life and We will recompense them according to the best of what they did. (Sura an-Nahl, 96-97)
Allah calls to the Abode of Peace and He guides whom He wills to a straight path.Those who do good will have the best and more! Neither dust nor debasement will darken their faces. They are the Companions of the Garden, remaining in it timelessly, for ever. (Surah Yunus, 25-26)
Say, "All favour is in Allah's Hand and He gives it to whoever He wills. Allah is All-Encompassing, All-Knowing. He picks out for His mercy whoever He wills. Allah's favour is indeed immense."
He gives wisdom to whoever He wills and he who has been given wisdom has been given great good. But no one pays heed but people of intelligence. (Surat al-Baqara, 269)