Question 17: What is the reason behind selecting the prophets, messengers, and Imams pbut from amongst others and distinguishing them with infallibility?
With the passing of each day, many people, whether they be students of religious sciences or others, declare their belief in the call of truth by the favor of Allah. But just as it happens with all divine calls, some of those people declare and show their belief for malicious, premeditated purposes. The call of truth has experienced many of those hypocrites, propelled by Satan or certain entities, and these people have returned to them in failure and disappointment
t has been narrated from Ahlul Bayt (a.s): Verily, the best of works are Wilayah ([accepting the authority of and following Ahlul Bayt a.s.]) and Innocence ([declaring oneself innocent from the enemies of Ahlul Bayt a.s]). Meaning, taking the Supporters/Devotees of Allah as an authority over him, and they are the Prophets and Vicegerents, and being enemies with the enemies of Allah, and they are the enemies of the Prophets and Vicegerents and the enemies of their Shia (followers). So which work is put forth before the other, Wilayah or declaring oneself innocent [from the enemies of Allah]?
he Prophet Muhammad PBUHAP said to Abu Thar al-Ghafari (May Allah have mercy upon him), “Be like a stranger in this world and count yourself among the dead