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    True Prophet?

    Mohammed was not a true prophet. And I say that because, you see, the true prophet must receive a direct call
    from God, especially if he will be the founder of a religion. Mohammed didn't receive a direct call from God.

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Jesus & Mohammed

The authority of Mohammed

 

Q3. Host: Dr. Labib, many people want to know, what authority Mohammed has to speak. How did he come to acknowledge himself as a prophet, and how did he test that? (3:23)

Answer

Dr. Labib: Well, there is a man who wrote the biography of Mohammed. His name is Ebn Hisham. He is well known by the name of Abed EL Malak Bin Hisham. And he wrote the biography of Mohammed. And in his biography he mentions that when Mohammed was at the cave of Hira, outside of Mecca, he was alone, when a spirit came and squeezed him, and told him, "Read." He went to this wife scared. And he continued to be in doubt of what happened to him. And one day, his wife Khadijah said to him, "Mohammed, let us put that on a test. When the spirit comes to you, tell me, and we will test if that spirit is really Gabriel the angel, or a bad spirit." He said OK. One day, he was sitting with her, and he said, "Khadijah, the spirit came!" She said, "Come, and sit on my right side." So, he sat on her right side. She said, "Mohammed, do you see the spirit?" He said, "Yes." She said, "Then sit on my left side." So, he switched and he sat on her left side. "Do you see the spirit?"Khadijah asked. "Yes," Mohammed answered. "Then sit on my lap." He sits on her lap. "Do you still see the spirit?" "Yes," Mohammed answered. Then she uncovered herself to show some of her feminine parts of body. And then she said, "Do you see the spirit?" He said, "No." She said, "That spirit is good because he doesn't want to see my feminine part. You are the prophet of God." And by that he came to be convinced that that spirit who was talking to him was the angel Gabriel, and a good spirit, because when he saw his wife almost naked, he didn't stay to see. And for me, this is a very strange way to test a spirit.

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+2 #7 E.T. 2015-02-01 03:04
It was Satan deceiving Mohamed,to use him to deceive many. That is not a valid way to test a spirit. You have no idea whether an evil spirit would have stayed,or left on purpose to deceive them.This does not prove Anything at all,it is completely silly and asinine. It sounds like the thought process of a very young child who doesn't know any better.Seriously,ridiculous. Sorry,I just don't understand how people bet their soul on this craziness.
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+3 #6 wlbrn 2014-08-22 00:30
Alen, by what authority did his wife and he himself assure that they had tested the spirit? I mean to ask, did they use their own reasoning? Who says a "good spirit" would have left and a "bad spirit" or demon would have stayed? Seems they are "leaning on their own understanding" and not following the Old testament or New Testament prescriptions given by God for actually testing spirits. I don't doubt that they were well intentioned but perhaps , mistaken...Do Muslims believe that Joseph Smith was a prophet? He also claimed to have been visited by the angel Gabriel ... just wondering how Muslims figure that Mohammed's wife's "test" was sufficient enough to base and entire religion upon it.
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+4 #5 quicreva 2014-03-04 19:34
So, once again we see the utterly non-spiritual focus of Islam. Here it is the tenacious, all-consuming preoccupation with human sexuality, specifically the arwah of the female body. Pathetic! A true prophet is recognized through his miracles and his personal holiness - two traits utterly alien to Muhammad's character.
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+4 #4 Jer 2013-10-09 08:31
It is true that the fact that he doubted shows his sincerity. But the question isn't whether mohammad was sincere bt rather whether it was a demon or Angel. None of the prophets were ever choked by Angels but do search on google for people you are possesed by demons and you will notice that demons choke people who they posses.
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+3 #3 Tony Trumino 2013-06-30 09:32
That couldn't have been Gabriel the Angel.

"I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ. But though we, or an ANGEL from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed." Gal. 1 6-8
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-9 #2 Alen 2013-03-26 17:46
Darius, you are answering your own question.
Khadija tested if it was a spriti of truth, and it was. A demon would have stayed.
And the fact that the Prophet peace and blessings be upon him didn't test this and conclude for himself, is yet another proof of his prophethood.
It only shows how sincere he was, that he doubted himself. But the people closest to him didn't doubt him, because they knew he was truthful.
A deceiver wouldn't have any doubts about himself, he would rather be acting and deceiving others:)
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+10 #1 Darius 2011-07-05 04:56
I am a christian and I agree, its a weird way to test a spirit. The bible says "Believe not every spirit, but test it to see if its the spirit of truth or spirit of error."

Muhammad himself shouldve tested the spirit and not his wife because the devil and his demons can pose as the "angel of Light" and deceive many.
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