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Part I Preliminaries

Object of the Invitation
The name Ahmadiyyat to distinguish Ahmadi Muslims from other Muslims
The name Islam in the Quran and earlier holy Books (Isaiah, for instance)
Beliefs held by Ahmadis
Differences from other Muslims
Jesus died a natural death
Death of Jesus taught by the Holy Quran and Hadith
Companions of the Holy Prophet agreed on the death of Jesus
Family of the Holy Prophet agreed on the death of Jesus
Second coming of the Messiah means coming of a follower of the Holy Prophet
The Messiah and the Mahdi, one and the same person
Meaning of nuzul
Why the Promised Messiah is called Isa Ibn Maryam (Jesus, son of Mary)
Continuity of revelation and the coming of prophets
Meaning of Khatam al-Nabiyyin
The Traditions 'I am the last of the prophets', 'There is no prophet after me', and 'My mosque is the last of the mosques'
The Holy Quran and the institution of prophets
Ahmadis believe in Jihad
The claim of Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad

Part II Arguments

Argument I The Need of the Hour
Guidance of man, the special concern of God
Guidance for Muslims specially promised in the Holy Quran
Protection of the Holy Quran means protection of Islam
Present condition of Muslims
A doubt resolved

Argument 2 Testimony of the Holy Prophet
Second coming of the Messiah, important Islamic belief
Signs of the Promised Messiah and Mahdi
General state of religion
General state of Muslims
State of morals
Religious knowledge and the Ulema
Social conditions and the condition of women
Pestilences
Sex ratio in the general population
Transport, communications, and international contact
Economic conditions
Political conditions
On the surface of the earth
Important heavenly events
A variety of signs
Appendix to Argument 2 A Note on the Dadjjal

Argument 3 Personal Purity
Personal purity, proof of the authenticity of Divine Messengers
Appeal for early believers
Testimony of Maulvi Muhammad Husain of Batala
Opposition and accusations after the announcement of the claim

Argument 4 Triumph of Islam over Other Religions
Time of universal victory
Victory over Christianity
Jesus buried in Srinagar, Kashmir
The Promised Messiah, the Promised One of all religions
Guru Nanak, Founder of the Sikhs
A grand conception
A new outlook in religious debates
Nearness to God, the measure of religious truth
Living religion
A Bishop challenged

Argument 5 Rejuvenation of Islam
Un-Islamic conceptions current among Muslims
Rejuvenation of Islam, a solemn divine promise
Conceptions contrary to Tawhid
Strange conceptions about angels
Misconceptions about the Holy Quran
Relative authority of the Holy Quran and the Hadith
Israelite stories
Misconceptions about prophets
The Hereafter, Heaven and Hell
Muslims victims of extremes
Abudiyat or Shariat?
Why wait for another?

Argument 6 Divine Help
Help for true Messengers, punishment for pretenders
Unfavourable circumstances and universal opposition
Teaching contrary to current tendencies
Success under divine help
Points which distinguish Divine Messengers from others

Argument 7 Defeat of Enemies
The Holy Quran and enemies of God's Messengers
Enemies of the Promised Messiah
Enemies' disgraceful end

Argument 8 Adored by Angels
When angels prostrate themselves before man
Help from angels
Household protected from plague

Argument 9 Gift of Special Knowledge
Prophets endowed with special knowledge
The Holy Quran, an unchallenged literary miracle
The Promised Messiah's Arabic works
A sermon revealed
The Holy Quran proved more unique than ever
Arabic, the mother of all languages
Special knowledge of the Holy Book: Twelve discoveries
Prophecies in the Holy Quran about our time
Discoveries 2 to 10 about the Holy Quran
Surah Fatiha, a synopsis of the Holy Quran

Argument 10 Prophecies
(1) Afghan martyrs
(2) Revolution in Iran
(3) Abdullah Atham
(4) An American impostor
(5) Death of Lekh Ram, a sign for the people of India /A>
(6) Prince Dalip Singh, a sign for Sikhs
(7) The plague
(8) A great earthquake
(9) The Great War of 1914-18
(10) Expansion of Qadian
(11) Financial relief
(12) Expansion of the Jama'at

Argument 11 Love of God and the Holy Prophet
The Quran on love
Distaste for worldly occupations
Moved by the condition of Islam
Ulema fiddling
Poems of devotion to the Holy Prophet

Argument 12 Life-giving Powers
A time of spiritual death
The Promised Messiah's life-giving powers, a reflection of the powers of the Holy Prophet
Spiritual sight sharpened
Signs of life
Spiritual experiences continue

Part III Invitation


The Messiah Has Come
Testimony of God and His Prophet
Great promises
A great event
Future of Ahmadiyyat
Sacrifices not a burden
In the Presence of God


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