HE NEVER AVENGED ANY HURT OR INSULT DONE TO HIS PERSON OR TO HIS NEAR AND DEAR. At the Badr, Uhud and Handaq he was delivered from his enemies by miraculous good fortune. His spirit is still the only real and effective potential to solve the present Arab-Israeli conflict. Prayer for Divine Wisdom. Theirs remained small sects and promise to remain so and never attain the volume of a world religion. God makes Man a … Why the Prophet (sws) was bending and backing so much as if he was afraid of infidels and even worse, as if his claim about of being Allah’s messenger was false and he had reached his limits of deceiving them. James 2:1-10 also speaks to this impartiality aspect for divine wisdom to which all Christians are expected to aspire, saying: “My brothers, do not have the faith of our Lord Christ, the Lord of glory, with respecter of faces. Many years later something similar happened to Ali RA-   Initially he forgave the assassin who had wounded him on the head. (Proverbs 16:16 NASB) An example of human wisdom is when we choose to save money, to abstain from fast food, or to do exactly what our spiritual authorities tell us to do about dating. Barely three days later at the next Friday service this very same man showed up. I saluted him as I should salute him as the prophet and he returned my salutation with a beautiful face…. When all was finished and we were leaving the mosques I asked this man as to who he was. Please enable JavaScript on your browser to best view this site. Reports are that there were quite a few practicing Christians among the Quraish and one was no other than Ubaidullah b. Jahsh,  a first cousin of Muhammad and brother of his future wife Zainab bt. What results when we bring our lives into harmony with divine wisdom? For whoever shall keep the whole Law and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all.”. Those who could escape their vengeance they hunted down bot at home and abroad and killed like killing vermin. Which means all claims to prophecy after Rasulullah amounts to blasphemy and any treasonable claimant who dared to declare himself a prophet and fake a new scripture could only deceive few people and could not justify his cause. (i) Despite overwhelming odds he had repulsed all attempts on the part of the idolatrous camp under Quraish to dislodge him from his successful position based at Medina. Its religious character is indicated by the steady identification of wisdom and virtue (e.g., Prv 10–15). Abu Jandal had managed to escape and with other fugitives had formed a formidable gang waylaying  and capturing the precious Quraishite  caravans. But wisdom is far more than a practical guide. (One popular English proverb, for example, is "Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer.") The preference has been in the form of prophetic talent. But also the tendency to schizophrenia, may Allah keep us safe from it. “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God ” (James 1:5). Nicknames are usually derogatory or at least humorous. For example he did not only let Abu Sufyan off the hook at the latter’s most vulnerable hour but also Abu Sufyan’s terrible wife Hind (daughter of another and  even a nastier enemy Utba b. Rabia) and Wahshi, Hind’s accomplice in the successful conspiracy of felling Hamza, Prophet’s dearest uncle whom Hind also had mutilated and his liver tried to eat (she spat it out). With some prodding from Abbas he then declared his Islam and fought in its army for the rest of his life until he was martyred. The tradition of parents arranging marriages for their children and their care to find the match must have been  a wise policy-  in principle. When his enemies looked nearest from finishing him something somehow frustrated them. Chibuzor Nwaobasi Follow on Twitter Send an email August 19, 2019. A born military genius of highest order (he never lost a battle in his entire career as a commander- fought at least fifty major battles-   he kept his cool while the Meccan army at the Battle of Uhud began fleeing in front of the Prophet’s he hawkishly noticed that a critically positioned unit in the muslim army had began to give chase or collect booty too soon. Divine wisdom guarantees us good success. Tradition reports that as a child Muhammad (sws) was pleasant yet serious, obedient at all times and sociable yet reserved. (iii) The Prophet (sws) had attempted this pilgrimage on the basis of a dream in which he saw himself and companions visiting the Kaaba in Mecca and doing it. When a husband and a wife come together, babies are born. Khalid ex-commander Abu Sufyan had even a far far worse record than him as an enemy of the Prophet sws. You don’t have to look far to see examples. Allah is globalizing this world in order to deliver it in one pack into the lap of its best leader Muhammad (sws) who will rule through his best followers to make the rest his good followers. As he grew a bit older he played less with his peers on their own terms and preferred to watch them play instead-  which shows he was mentally growing fast and could only watch his peers enjoy themselves because he himself was far maturer beyond his age. I went to interview a man with a high reputation for wisdom because I felt that here if anywhere I should succeed in disproving the oracle and pointing out to my divine … Young man Muhammad sws had already won a nickname for himself. If they refused both the leader could then attack. Divine wisdom is morally and ethically pure. Umar and his likes could not believe their eyes and regretted bitterly for having doubted the Prophet sws. Very clearly all history conspired to prepare the ground for Muhammad sws and ensure his success as the greatest personal success by a margin  that could not be matched and his success is most explainable by the heavens-full amount of wisdom Allah chose to fill into him through the very best genes ever concentrated in a single man. The audience could either embrace Islam or stay away from Islam by paying a poll tax and keeping their peace with muslim afterwards. It read (as Khalid tells):  “In the Name of Allah, the All-Kind, the Merciful. HIS INCOMPARABLE POLITICAL GENIUS BASED ON HIS INCOMPARABLE SPIRITUAL GNOSIS. The Kaaba was repaired as sometimes it had to be it was time to put the sacred black stone to its place on one corner of its walls. (ii) He had outwitted and driven out the infinitely clever jewry who had planted themselves around Medina for centuries then and was masters of playing one arab against another, amassing great fortunes and in general playing with the sea of Arabdom surrounding them on all sides like cat would play with mice. Practically all was won to Islam, kindly forgiven and generously rewarded by their new master and the future master of billions of people to come. From a Christian point of view, I would say that “The fear of the Lord ( fear = stand in awe at what he can do!) As for true prophet’s then it can be undersood that theirs is a wisdom not available to every mortal and a witness not every mortal can attain. Your divine feminine wisdom wants to be expressed because it will ultimately create more peace and love in the world. Muhammad (sws) meditated and worshipped Allah as best as he could on Hanif lines. I think that you are in for destruction” (17: 2). He began to see spiritually sourced dreams, like what would happen the next day which came to happen as seen. Divine Direction. Declarations & Decrees: God Almighty is Shaking All Nations. If you desire wisdom as the principal thing (Proverbs 4:7), or require wisdom … View Previous Devotional. Wisdom cannot exist without a knowledge of all the facts pertinent to any purpose or plan. 24 Moved by his boundless love, Jehovah wanted to communicate with us. Now please see what happened in one case. Significant spiritual experiences occasionally happen to perhaps everybody no matter his faith or lack of it- even total atheists must have had some- for nobody really can be an atheist but can only think so. Enough with you and all that you worship other than Allah. Proverbs: How Human Wisdom Becomes Divine Tim Mackie & Whitney Woollard When you turn to the book of Proverbs and read the opening line, “The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel” (1:1), you expect to start reading proverbs—short, clever sayings that pack a punch and offer you some kind of wisdom on the good life. Its conception as a whole, and all its details, speak of him. Conscripts and tributes began to flow in like floods and within a year after Hudaibia the coin dropped for the Meccans: They had been massively outwitted by Muhammad (sws)! Knowledge should be imparted to ignorant men and they should be punished only after they were shown the light in a way they could see it but stuck their wrong ways out of selfishness and arrogance. Look what he said in later life: “It is not lawful (morally good) to ask for the hand of a woman while another man still negotiating about it for himself (i.e., no amorous gazumping). For example, when you hold all your relationships as sacred including the one you have with yourself, Divine Feminine energy will be awakened within you. Allah knows best. Walking in divine wisdom means walking in the Word; living out the Word, because the Word of God is the wisdom of God. In one case I saw myself sitting on the pulpit (mimbar) in my local mosque (where my dear friend the old kind imam and a fellow sufi allowed me to preach and lead prayers) and a holy-looking humble youth wearing a wool cap and baggy trousers stood to call the internal adhan facing me on the pulpit as is the practice. One last bit of Prophet’s (sws) wisdom may be gleaned from another episode which has not been appreciated enough by his biographers to date. How can a man like you fail to recognise Islam’s worth?”. Let us unfold this verse and understand the Characteristics of the gift of Divine Wisdom which James clarifies for us: 1     Divine Wisdom of “from above.”  It is not something over which we have control and is given to us as a gift as God sees fit. Despite many conspiracies to do away with him the Prophet sws could never be fooled by them and easily turned the tables on them every time they conspired to bring him down by employing both the Quraish and the Medinese hypocrites and drove them from their tremendously fortified and wealth- and brains-packed settlements into humiliating exile and in one case partial extermination. As you read and pray through the Word of God continually, you will find that your life is producing purity, peace, gentleness, willingness, mercy, good fruit, impartiality, and sincerity—and that's how you'll know the Word of God is taking root. It is not stubborn, or obstinate, but yielding to others, easily obeying, compliant and approachable, all from the Greek ‘eupeithēs’ [εὐπειθής ]. But if you have respect to persons, you commit sin and are convicted by the Law as transgressors. whose greatest wisdom among all those created made Islam the greatest success story in the spiritual and cultural evolution of mankind. It is well known that some abilities (and also liabilities) run in families. Not long afterwards Khalid decided that his future lied with Islam and reported to the Prophet’s (sws) presence in Medina. In other words, it is clear that Divine Wisdom does not pander to the man, or a person’s celebrity or worth in worldly terms. Hypocrisy involves the deception of others and is thus a kind of lie.”  Hypocrisy comes from the original word meaning ‘play acting’ or ‘acting out’ and ‘coward.’  When we are sincere, as Christians are required to be in all things and at all times, then what we outwardly demonstrate is the same as that which inwardly drives us and which we inwardly believe and have faith in. What is even more convincing about the folly and futility of claiming prophethood after Muhammad the Seal of the Prophets (sws) is that the sealing meant that the time for mankind to be led by new prophets have come to an end and from Muhammad  (sws)onwards the age of reason and science have arrived and Muhammad’s (sws) Islam being eminently rational in ideology, practical and utilitarian in application and science-encouraging and world-unifying in its call is enough as a spiritual basis for mankind for all time to come. But there is also divine wisdom. Or even ideas and wishes he inspires into his enemies to self-destruct! No amount of tuning or turning can make such toy antennas to receive clearly even the local stations at all times but only briefly and imperfectly. 1). The slaves said ‘No!’. He took a little bit but feeling the trap spat the morsel out and warned the rest. Umar and others regretted their ignorant doubts and reservations about the Prophet for the rest of their lives. Muhammad (sws) suggested that they spread out a cloth. God has divine connections lined up for your life. Full of mortal trepidation he sneaked into his presence with tail between legs so to speak. But they simply sat down dejected,  sulked and looked at him with empty eyes. The strongest personification in the Bible is Woman Wisdom, and she speaks somewhat mysteriously in divine accents about her origins and identity. They have no knowledge of this, their’s is only opinion”  (45: 23-24). When it was done he picked up the stone and inserted it in place. He then said ‘Set them free and escort them to where they are safe and then invite them to Islam’ “. Ali was also rattled but being a less intense and excitable makeup could control himself better. Similar winning tactics were applied to other terrible grandees of the defeated Quraish all of him turned into Muhammad’s (sws) incredulous admirers. The Principle of Wisdom God’s wisdom is infinitely above that of man. How could they be so badly disappointed and frustrated? 9:10, for example), reminds us that wisdom is not something we gain on our own. There could be no purer gold than 24 carat gold so to speak. In other words he could not be deceived  despite his formally nil education. Using the modern theory it is genetically determined. So I pray to You that You give me the insight into how I will manage all the crucial aspects of my life. This is not fake or naïve humility. 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