The Messengers of Allah
In normal conditions, Allah does not speak to man directly. He does not tell each one of us separately
to do this and not to do that.
Allah’s way to tell us to do things or not to do them is
through His Prophets and Messengers. He chooses
a person to receive His message. The person who
receives this message becomes the Messenger of
Allah sends His
message to the
Angel Jibreel ( ).
The Messenger then
gives this message to people. Allah sent Prophets
and Messengers to different people at different
times. They spoke to people in Allah’s name and
guided them. The Prophets and Messengers of Allah
were men. They were noble people.
The Messengers of Allah
The first Prophet was Adam
The last Prophet was Prophet Muhammad (
Some other Prophets were:
A. Complete the following sentences.
1. Allah sends His message to the Messenger through
2. Allah sent Prophets and Messengers to different
3. The first Prophet was
4. The last Prophet was
B. Answer this question.
Name some of the Prophets Allah chose to guide
The Arabic word for angel is malak.
malaa’ikah is its plural. Allah created the angels.
He created them just as He created man and
everything else. They are made of light.
We cannot see them, but we
know that they are there!
This is because Allah’s
Messenger ( ^ ) told us so.
The angels are Allah’s servants. They obey Him all
the time. They carry out His commands. They have
no power to disobey Allah.
Allah wanted man to obey
Him, so He sent Angel
Jibreel () to Prophet
Angel Jibreel told the
Prophet ( ) what Allah
wanted man to do.
Jibreel () brought the Qur’an to the Prophet ()
at the command of Allah. This was
Allah sent Angel Jibreel ( ) to
many Prophets before Prophet
Muhammad ( ^ ).
There are many angels. Different
angels do different duties. Angel
Jibreel () is one of them. Every one
of us has two angels who remain with
^ ^ him all the time.
They never leave him, and they
write down everything he does
or says! They write down his
good actions and bad actions.
Mikaa’eel, Israafeel, Ridhwan
and Jibreel are also some of the
angels. A Muslim believes in all
of Allah’s angels.
The angels remain with every person except
at certain times.
Students can take guidance from their teachers.
A. Write answers to the following questions.
1 . What is the Arabic word for angels?
2. Who created the angels?
3. What are angels made of?
A Muslim believes in the angels even if he cannot see them.