Prophets of Islam

Why Allah sent Prophets and Messengers?

Allah sent Prophets and Messengers to every generation to guide mannkind astraight, away from polytheistic and pagan disbelief, returning back to the straight path, that of worshipping God alone and establishing the laws of the Creator and his Prophets and Messengers, in order to bring about an upright and moral society ‘divinely guided’ by the Perfect One.

 “And to worship Allah means to obey Him and to do all that He has ordained, – and to fear Him by abstaining from all that He has forbidden.

Ever since people innovated the dogma of joining others in worship along with Allah, Allah had been sending Prophets and Messengers to His devotees in order to invite them to the worship of Allah and Allah Alone, to order them not to ascribe partners unto Him and bring them out of the darkness of polytheism and into the light of Monotheism. All the Prophets preached the belief in the Oneness of Allah. The aim of sending these Prophets and Messengers to mankind and jinn was only that they should worship Allah Alone. These are the Prophets of Allah Swt: