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The Attribute of Al Khabir – All Aware
by Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad at, the Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
Hadrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Khalifatul Masih V

The prophecies mentioned in the Holy Quran are not merely for the believers, but there are many prophecies of such amazing clarity which are enough to shut the mouth of opponents. The Holy Quran foretold many a scientific facts that were discovered centuries later. Among these were the developments of astronomy and the scourge of atomic warfare.

Omniscient God chooses to reveal some of the secrets of the future to His prophets. Before the battle of Badr, the Holy Prophet Muhammadsaw identified the spots where chiefs of Mecca were to fall after their deaths. The Prophetsaw also said, “If a fly falls into your cup, dip it fully before throwing it away, as there is disease in one of its wings and cure in the other.” Now it has been proven by research that on one wing of the fly there is disease and the other cure as was told fourteen hundred years ago.

In more recent times Allah has unveiled many unknowns to Promised Messiahas.
To read more about revealed truths go to the full text of the sermon in English or Urdu

What Did USA Newspapers Say About Alexander Dowie
Great Is Mirza Ghulam Ahmad The Messiah

Alexander Dowie developed a city named Zion north of Chicago. In 1902 he published that if Muslims do not accept Christianity then they will be destroyed. Later he declared that Islam is a disgusting stain on the face of humanity and Zion will destroy Islam.

To refute this Promised Messiahas published an advertisement in 1903, “God has given me a sign for America, that if Dowie comes in a prayer duel against me explicitly or implicitly, the world shall soon see the end of this contest and Dowie will leave this world in utter grief, misery and helplessness.”

When Dowie was told of this challenge, he boasted:

“Can you imagine me answering to these gnats, and flies? If I were to put my foot on them, I could crush them to Death.”

Eventually Dowie was punished by God. He had a stroke while giving a speech. His wife and his son turned against him and exposed his character. His followers were disillusioned and deserted him. On 8th March 1907 he died in utter grief, misery and helplessness. The Sunday Herald, Boston, June 23, 1907 wrote, “Great is Mirza Ghulam Ahmad the Messiah Foretold Pathetic End of Dowie.”

Anwar Mahmood Khan in an article in Review of Religions of April 2004 enlists 31 references of USA newspapers covering this prayer duel and revelation of Promised Messiahas.

Revelation: A Mirror for Our Reason
by Hadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmadas, the Promised Messiah and Mahdi

Revelation is a mirror reflecting the truth for the benefit of reason and the great argument in support of its truth is that it is wholly free from matters the impossibility of which is established after pondering on God’s Power and Perfection and Holiness. Indeed in matters Divine, which are deep and hidden, it is the only guide for weak human reason. To have recourse to it does not render reason useless, but leads it to deep secrets which it was difficult for reason to penetrate into on its own. Reason derives great benefit from true revelation. … Read more online…


April 2009


Persecution News
Dr. Shiraz Bajwa
March 14, 2009: Brutal murder of Ahmadi husband and wife doctors in Pakistan. Dr Shiraz Bajwa was 37 years old and Dr Noreen Bajwa was 29 years of age. They enjoyed extremely good reputations both professionally and personally, and were extremely popular amongst their colleagues. Although they had faced threats for some time due to their being Ahmadi, neither of them ever reacted to the provocation that they faced. Watch MTA video about the martyrs (Urdu) or read press releases.

March 13, 2009: Fifteen Ahmadis charged in Pakistan under the infamous Anti-Ahmadiyya Law 298C. Why? Because a non-Ahmadi wanted to hire some shops owned by an Ahmadi adjacent to the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mosque. The Ahmadi owner refused the offer, as was his right to do so. This non-Ahmadi very conveniently went to local Mullah who filed a case against Ahmadis for “posing as Muslims”. Can the world believe that in Islamic Republic of Pakistan you can get charged for “posing as Muslims”? When the Holy Prophet (saw) wanted to count Muslims, he asked whoever calls himself Muslim should be counted as Muslim. No other question was asked. What brand of Islam does Pakistan follow? Can peace prevail in the country where such inhuman laws are hanging on the heads of innocent and peace-loving Ahmadis? When will the Pakistani Government and civil society wake up and say no to such atrocities? Atrocities which are being committed in the holy name of Islam! Please read the press release and other persecution related news on ThePersecution.org website.

Also watch MTA video (Urdu) about Seth Muhammad Yusuf Shaheed (Ameer of District Nawab Shah, Pakistan) who was martyred in September 2008.


A Revealed Mother Tongue: Evidence for Guided Evolution
by Zia H Shah, MD.

Drawing inspiration from the revealed knowledge of the Holy Quran and other revelations, Promised Messiahas wrote in his book Minanur Rehman, in 1895:

“Allah created man and taught him a plain language. And out of one language He created various languages in different countries just as He created various colors (of mankind); out of one color. And He made Arabic the mother of all languages. He made it the like of the sun in brightness and luster.”

The present day linguists in keeping with the dictates of Darwinism believe that all languages have come to being by a process of blind evolution over time. Yet we see no evidence for evolution in the 5000 extant languages. Examples of devolution of languages into less organized languages abound but evolution is nowhere to be seen.

Indo-European languages

This tree suggests how all the Indo-European languages are derived from one proto-type language.

Languages are not evolving from simple to complex. According to the famous linguist Merritt Ruhlen, “All extant human languages are today considered of equal ‘complexity’ by virtually all linguists.” Guy Deutscher writes, “Small tribes with stone-age technology speak languages with structures that sometimes make Latin and Greek seem like child’s play.”

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