^Umayr ibn Wahb Embracing Islam Due To the Miracle of the Prophet

The Muslims returned to the enlightened Madinah after securing a victory in the Battle of Badr. The blasphemers, on the other hand, returned to the honorable Makkah, defeated and shamed. Among the blasphemers were two men: ^Umayr ibn Wahb and Safwan ibn Ummayah. Defeat lit a spark of hatred in their hearts, and together they planned to kill the Prophet. They sat near the Ka^bah and Safan said to ^Umayr, Go to al-Madinah and kill Muhammad. I will take care of any debts you owe, and look after your children.” ^Umayr sharpened his sword and dipped it in poison. He then headed toward the enlightened Madinah to meet the Prophet. ^Umar ibn al-Khattab knew ^Umayr and wanted to stop him from meeting the Prophet, but the Prophet peace be upon him, ordered ^Umayr to be...

The Fall of the Rain by the Supplication of the Prophet

It had been a long while since the last rainfall. The land was parched and many tribes could not take their animals to graze, since the pastures had dried and they had no water. This was a great hardship for them, so one among them went to the Prophet, peace be upon him, in al-Madinah, to ask the Prophet to ask Allah to lift this burden. When the Bedouin reached al-Madinah, the Prophet was on his mimbar, an elevated platform from which the Friday Speech is given, preparing to give the Friday Speech. Before the Prophet began, the Bedouin addressed him, saying, “Oh Prophet of Allah, the situation is tough and the children are hungry, so please make supplication for us.” The Prophet lifted his hands toward the sky, which was clear and empty of any clouds, and he...