ributes of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)
Honesty and Truthfulness:
• All the people in Makkah appreciated and recognized his honesty and truthfulness and used to call him Al-Sadiq, The Truthful and Al-Amin – The trustworthy.
• Hazrat Khadija married him because of his qualities of honesty and trustworthiness.
• Even the bitterest enemies of Islam, Abu Jahl and Abu Sufyan, admitted that Muhammad (PBUH) was not a liar; they just thought that what he said, they did not deem to be right and so they opposed him.
• When he started preaching Islam publicly for the first time and asked. “O Quraish! If I say that an army is advancing on you from behind the mountain, would you believe me?” They all unanimously said: “Yes, because we have never heard you tell a lie.”
• He practiced these qualities all through his life, no matter what the circumstances were and this was acknowledged by all, even those who were hell-bent to eliminate him one-way or the other.
• The Holy Prophet (PBUH) said: “Truth leads to piety and piety leads to Jannat. A man persists in speaking the truth till he is enrolled with Allah as a truthful. Falsehood leads to vice and vice leads to the Fire (Hell), and a person persists on telling lies until he is enrolled as a liar.” (Al-Bukhari& Muslim)
Humility and Modesty:
• The Holy Prophet (PBUH) said: “Allah has revealed to me that you should humble yourself to one another. One should neither hold himself above nor transgress against another.” He practiced it to an extent that he disliked if anyone stood up when he entered a room, for he never wished to be treated as a ruler.
• When Hazrat Ayesha was asked what did Allah’s Messenger (PBUH) used to do inside his house, she said: “He used to keep himself busy helping members of his family and when it was time for salat, he would get up for prayer.” (Al-Bukhari)
• It shows how humble and modest the Holy Prophet (PBUH) was because he never deemed it as an insult and indignity when he extended his...