Our relationship with the entirety of our liege-lords the Prophets consists in belief, love, faith, and the learning of lessons and wisdoms from their stories, the reports that come from them, and their lives. We may hear, for example, that the father of Prophets, our liege-lord Abraham, upon him peace, stands out in his connection to us, in a way, because Primordial Monotheism (al-hanÃ®fiyya) is ascribed to him; also, because he is one of the forefathers of our liege-lord Muhammad – upon him blessings and peace; and because he actually supplicated for God to send Muhammad at the end of times.
Moses, upon him peace, obtained a special characteristic in his connection to us in the fact that he is the one that advised our liege-lord Muhammad – upon him blessings and peace – to ask God Most Glorious and Exalted for leniency when the prayer was made obligatory – fifty daily prayers.
However, our liege-lord the Christ, upon him peace, stands out in his connection to this Community of IslÃ¢m (Umma). Together with the lessons we take from God Most High in the Qur’Ã¢n and from the words of the Beloved in the Sunna – God bless and greet him and his House and Companions – in the reports about our liege-lord Jesus, the jihad of our liege-lord Jesus, the high character of our liege-lord Jesus, the values of our liege-lord Jesus, the immense rank of our liege-lord Jesus before his Lord, the superlative knowledge of our liege-lord Jesus which he received from his Lord, in addition, WE, THE MASSES OF THE MUSLIMS, HAVE A SPECIAL CONNECTION WITH A CERTAIN GREAT MISSION OF OUR LIEGE-LORD THE CHRIST.
Shaykh GF Haddad translates a talk given in Arabic at DÃ¢r al-FatwÃ¢ in Beirut , Lebanon on 10 January 2003 by the Shaykh AL-SAYYID AL-HABIB `ALI JAFRI OF YEMEN – Dhul-Qi`da 1423