The Qur’an contains many inspirational stories of prophets, and righteous men and women. The Qur’an mentions the important events and exemplary happenings that happened to some of the prophets beginning from Hazrat Adam (pbuh) to the last Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (pbuh). As we read in Qur’an:
“We did aforetime send messengers before thee: of them there are some whose story We have related to thee, and some whose story We have not related to thee…..” [Qur’an 40:78]
Of some messengers We have already told thee the story; of others We have not;[Qur’an 4:164]
So folks!! What do you think?
- Why the stories of prophets are mentioned in the Qur’an?
- Why Allah mentioned all these stories of the past?
- What was the reason behind all this?
If Not. Am gonna tell you now the wisdom and reasons behind these stories.
The human condition is filled with trials, tribulations, and tremendous learning curves. Life is full of surprises. However remembering God and striving to please Him is humankind’s lifeline. Allah, the Most Forgiving, has not left us alone; He has provided us with His guidance and light. There are many wisdoms and reasons why the stories of prophets mentioned in the Qur’an. But I am gonna state just ONE reason out of many.
The stories of the prophets were not simply mentioned in Qur’an just in order to give plain information about history or to narrate stories of the past. But they were mentioned & narrated in order to teach believers something and make them draw lessons from various events. One of the important reasons why the stories of the prophets are mentioned in the Quran is to console and strengthen all of the believers, and to make us learn lessons and morals from those Prophetic stories. Even through those stories Allah consoled and strengthened our Beloved Prophet (pbuh). There are many incidents in which the stories of the prophets were a source of consolation and compassion for the believers. As we read in Qur’an:
In their history verily there is a lesson for men of understanding. It is no invented story but a confirmation of the existing (Scripture) and a detailed explanation of everything, and a guidance and a mercy for folk who believe.
So that’s it folks!! In the Stories of The Prophets there are numerous lessons that can be learned. As there will be no Prophet, so this is incumbent upon us to read Qur’an and reflect upon the stories of Prophets and learn the lessons and morals from there. And also relate the stories to Muslims and Non-Muslims so that they may perhaps ponder upon and reflect on it and mend their ways. So it is our duty as a Muslim to give DAWA’H and relate those Prophetic Stories to mankind. As we read in Qur’an:
So relate the story; perchance they may reflect.[Qur’an 7:176]