Abdul Qader Abdul Aziz
A Jewish man,
once, said to Umar ibn Al-Khattab, radiallaho anhu, regarding
verse [above] had been revealed to us, we would have taken the
day it was revealed as an Eid (a day of celebration)."
Ibn Hajar said,
Because the Islamic Shari'ah is the last guidance to humans revealed by Allah, subhanahu wa ta'ala, it had to be complete, perfect, and able to suffice for all the needs of mankind in this life and the Hereafter.
'This day I have completed your religion for you, completed My Favor upon you and have selected for your Way of Life, Al-Islam."[Holy Quran, 5:3]
was not (part of the) religion then it is not (part of the)
'This day I have completed your religion for you, completed My Favor upon you and have selected for your Way of Life, Al-Islam."
Therefore, any one who claims that any part of the religion was left out or incomplete is belying the verse,
'This day I have completed your religion for you,..."
"It was obligatory upon all the Prophets before me that they lead their nations to what they know to be best for them and to warn them of what they know to be evil for them." (Muslim)
In summary it means that Allah gave to the Prophet, sallallahu alayhe wa sallam, the ability to put the most comprehensive of meanings into a few words.
to both, the Qur'an and the Sunnah. Speech was very well condensed
but it (Qur'an) is clear verses in the hearts of those endowed
with knowledge." [Holy Quran, 29:49]
fact establishes the invalidity of all types of Bid'ahs and
they not ponder on the Qur'an? Had it been from other than Allah,
they would surly find therein much discrepancy."[Holy
Messenger of Allah, sallallahu alayhe wa sallam, said,
day I have completed your religion for you."[Holy Quran,
"The Prophets used to govern the children of Israel; every time a Prophet passes away another Prophet succeeds him and there is no Prophet to come after me and there will be many Khalifahs to come". They said, "What do you command us to do?" He said: "Fulfill your pledge of allegiance to them one after another and give them their due right and indeed Allah will ask them about their fellow citizens."(Bukhari and Muslim).
subhanahu wa ta'ala, says,
says, in regard to distinction and independence of Islam from
other religions and worldly systems,
Note: Slight modifications to the translations and wording have been made by our staff here at Today Islam. - ed.