Is the Prophet of Islam superior to all the prophets of God? Surely, We have exalted some prophets over others. asra /55
Imam Sadegh (as) said: That the first prophets are 5 people and creation * revolves by the blessing of their existence. “Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus and Muhammad (PBUH) (the first prophets, Olel-Azm).” 3
The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: The Almighty God has exalted His sent messengers over His close angels and made me superior to all the messengers and messengers … »4 3 and 4. , C 3, p 198.
Ayatollah Mesbah Yazdi says in this regard:
“The prophet is apparently a messenger; That is, all the prophets had the status of prophethood, but the status of mission was assigned to a group of them. And according to a narration … the number of messengers is three hundred and thirteen, and naturally their position will be higher than the position of other prophets, just as the messengers themselves were not the same in terms of position and virtue, and some of them were the position of Imamate. “They are also honored.” 5
From a rational point of view, it can be said that the scope of the prophets’ field of operation is directly and closely related to their scope of existence; That is, the progress and development of each prophet in the field of science and practice and his utilization of physical and divine knowledge in the form of revelation and inspiration – directly or indirectly – is in line with the circle and field of Shari’a and his propaganda scope; To the extent that some of those holy beings remained only “prophets” and some were sent to send divine messages to the people, they were referred to as “messengers”; And some of them are considered to be the owners and creators of the Shari’a, they formed the truth of “the first determination” and some of them, because they understood the scope of time and place and overcame all the perfections and spiritual characteristics in the world, their Shari’a included jinn and humans. They remained immortal. ** Indicators of the superiority of the Prophet of Islam, peace be upon him and his family, including;
- The Gospels of the Past Prophets: The Holy Qur’an says about the good news of Jesus (pbuh):
And when Jesus son of Mary said: O children of Israel! I am the Messenger of God to you, the one who confirms the book that was sent before me, and the bearer of good news to the Messenger who comes after me and whose name is “Ahmad” … ”
Ayatollah Javadi Amoli in the interpretation of the above verse says:“The good news is that the next prophet will bring something new to his nation or to others. If the Prophet Khatam had spoken at the level of the previous prophets … there was no opportunity for evangelism … because … Jesus Christ said to his people: “I … announce the coming of a prophet.” It can be said that the Holy Prophet (PBUH) is better than Jesus (PBUH) and the Qur’an is higher than the Bible.
- Bringing the heavenly book (Qur’an) and its supreme example: Amir al-Mu’minin Ali (as) says about the unique and high position of the Qur’an: