Obedience of the Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu alayhi wasallam) is impossible without knowledge of the pronouncements and practices of the prophet. Consensus of the Community on Obedience of the Prophet Following the example of the companions of the Prophet during his life time and after his demise, the Islamic community has evolved a consensus on the obligatory nature of following the teachings of the Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu alayhi wasallam) because the companions first tried to find the solution of their problems in the Qur’an then in the traditions ( [non-recited revelation, i.e.
Fallacy II Some misguided people taking into account the controversies among the experts on .
This is another fallacy which needs to be demolished.
Such misguided persons must know that Allah has promised to preserve his book till the end of the world.
Even the four pillars of Islam – – , and hajj have been prescribed but their details have not been elaborated. For this purpose Allah deputes His messengers to the mankind so that they would elaborate and clarify the ordinances of Allah though their own words and deeds.
For instance, Qur’an in many places prescribes of Jum’uah is given leave sale and purchase of goods and hurry up to remembrance of Allah.