No Mahdi / Jesus is Dead

“Allah said, O Jesus,I shall cause you to die and will exalt you in my presence and shall purify you of the ungrateful disbelieving people, and shall place those who follow you above those who deny the truth, until the Day of Judgement; then to Me shall all return and I will judge between you regarding your disputes.” (Qur’an 3:55)

“Today those who disbelieve have lost all hope of (damaging) your faith. So, do not fear them, and fear Me. Today, I have perfected your religion for you, and have completed My blessing upon you, and chosen Islam as Dīn (religion and a way of life) for you. But whoever is compelled by extreme hunger, having no inclination towards sin, then Allah is Most-Forgiving, Very-Merciful.” (Qur’an 5:3)

“It is He who has sent His Messenger with guidance the true world view to manifest over all other world views, although the those who associate others with Allah detest it.” (Qur’an 9:33)

Shaykh Abdullah As Salmi (an Ibadi scholar) says:

Let it be known that the Prophet has no Prophet after him. What people narrate that Christ will descend has not been heard before.”

Shaykh Nasser bin Abi Nabhan (an Ibadi scholar) says:

Some people narrate that Allah sends the Mahdi and Anti-Christ appears. They also believe that Christ descends. All of this is far a cry from the Truth. What we know is that Jesus is dead.”

The majority of Muslims have been waiting for an eschatological messianic figure, be it a second return of Christ Jesus (upon whom be peace) or a Mahdi (in the case of the Shi’a) or some combination of the both (as in the case of the majority of Sunni Muslims and the Ahmadiyyah movement.) 

These ideas of a future salvific figure have left the Muslim on a fatalistic course of not wanting to establish Islamic governance while on Earth. Islam retreats from the economic, political, legal and military sphere being regulated to public holidays and private acts of worship.

The following article is a list of proofs and evidences from Ahl Haqq Wal Istiqamah (The People of Truth and Steadfastness) that proves conclusively that Jesus is dead.

The following article answers the question: What happened to Jesus and how did he die?

The following article takes a look at what the verb form ‘sulb’ (mistakenly translated as crucifixion) actually means.

The following article takes a look at Ibn Khaldun discussion on hadith about the Mahdi. He is a Sunni scholar and he shows the weakness of the hadith in relation to Mahdi.

An article which exposes the huge mistake of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad in regards to the truth about Jesus. As well as exposing the attempt by the Church to cover up the truth.

An article which explores the only proof text used in the Qur’an to claim the 2nd coming of Christ Jesus.

An article that explores the attempt by Shaykh Imran Hosein to shoe-horn the 2nd coming of Christ Jesus into the text of the Qur’an.

An article that looks at Shaykh Salek Bin Siddina’s attempt to rescue Ahl Sunnah from the obvious statements in the Qur’an.


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2 responses to “No Mahdi / Jesus is Dead

  1. Toby

    Dear Sir-May I ask, in the context of your beliefs regarding Christ, why did the substitution theory arise ? What, in your mind, was the origin of this belief ?

    • Greetings, Toby. The belief of ‘substitution’ may have been an oral tradition circulating around post Christ. That tradition held sway in some circles. Some Muslim exegetes were apparently influenced by these traditions. This becomes apparent in the idea that Allah (swt) made some other person look like Christ Jesus and that person was killed instead.

      One thing is clear. There is no asbaab an nuzul (occasion of revelation) for Qur’an 4:157.

      Secondly, there is no rigorously authentic oral tradition that has come down from the Blessed Messenger (saw) to us, on this matter.

      Third, as stated in thematically in the Qur’an itself, it is clear, Jesus is dead.

      Hope that is helpful.

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