[Editor’s Note: This article text is from Volume 32, No. 24, and The Final Call newspaper will continue to reprint articles written by our late and dear Mother Tynnetta Muhammad.]
“And We never sent a messenger or a prophet before thee but when he desired, the devil made a suggestion respecting his desire; but Allah annuls that which the devil casts, then does Allah establish His messages. And Allah is Knowing, Wise–That He may make what the devil casts a trial for those in whose hearts is a disease and the hard-hearted. And surely the wrongdoers are in severe opposition.” –Holy Qur’an, Surah 22, verses 52-53
The year 2013 as predicted is bringing in a barrage of tests and trials for the Believers and our communities across America and abroad as foretold in the books of prophecy revealed in both Bible and Holy Qur’an. This also includes manuscripts of prophecies recorded from our ancient people of the Americas and in other places of the world. We are particularly blessed to have a Divine Warner and spokesman in our midst, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, who is teaching us in this late Hour on “The Time and What Must Be Done” based upon the subject as delivered by the Honorable Elijah Muhammad in his volumes of writings and lectures to the public up to the time of his departure in 1975. They all are a testimony of the final hours of this world and the witnesses are gathering in this critical period that we are living in.
In the last lecture given by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, Number 9 in this series on this subject, he clearly identifies his role as the Divine Representative of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad as the Christ figure the world has been looking for to appear at the end of this world. The year 1975 was the cutoff point of the Messiah that the book of Daniel refers to that marks the cessation period of the first part of his mission leading up to his return. In last week’s article, I spoke about the two phases of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad’s mission, with the first part lasting 44 years to be followed by his preparation in this period of time when he is exalted in the presence of his Lord and Saviour, and is given Power over the heavens and the earth and is instructed fully into the making of a new heaven and a new earth with the former things having passed away.
The Honorable Minister Farrakhan’s current 52-week lecture series on, “The Time and What Must Be Done,” is giving closure to the present world’s chaotic system ruled by Satan and is opening straight and narrow paths for the Righteous to enter into this new world’s kingdom of Almighty God, Allah. Point Number 12 of the Muslim’s Beliefs gives us the basis for unification of the Muslims with the Judeo-Christian world based on the number 12, a square number in mathematics. When this number is squared it equals 144 or the symbolic 144,000 first fruit converts taken out of Satan’s world and redeemed by God.
This number of first fruit converts is followed by another larger number of converts which is equal to the cube of the number 12, equaling 1,728 symbolized as 17 million of our nation’s number of people when the Saviour first came among us in the 1930’s. There are 22 chapters in the last book of the Bible called Revelation and describes the testimony of Jesus Christ and God, Himself, being seen together with the Christ in the Final Judgment of this world. The book of Revelation describes in detail the work of God’s angelic hosts ushering in the final plagues and woes to be inflicted upon the earth’s population in these end times.
Writing as “Mr. Muhammad Speaks,” in the Pittsburgh Courier in October 1956, the Honorable Elijah Muhammad speaks on the meaning of the “One Hundred and Forty-Four Thousand”: “THE NUMBER (144,000), in mathematics means a SQUARE which is a perfect answer for the spiritual work of Allah (God) with that number of people. They are the first (Negroes) converts from among the wicked to Allah (God) and his Messenger, referred to as the first ripe fruit (the first of the righteous) unto God and the Lamb, in verse 4 of the same chapter.
“They are righteous enough (ripe) to be picked out of the wicked race to be used for the purpose of swearing the nations of earth into righteousness. After the righteous Black Nation has labored under the wicked rule of the devils for 6,000 years, the return to a righteous ruler under the God of Righteousness, the people must be reorganized to live under such government. The all-wise God, Allah, to whom praise is due, who deemed in the person of Master W. Muhammad, seeking us the lost and last members of a chosen nation, is building a new world of Islam out of the old, therefore he lays the base of his kingdom with a square number of MATHEMATIC TRUTHS. This new world of Islam, (kingdom of peace) can be proven mathematically step by step.”
And that those who have been given knowledge may know that it is the Truth from thy Lord, so they should believe in it that their hearts may be lowly before Him. And surely Allah is the Guide of those who believe, into a right path.”–Holy Qur’an, Surah 22, verse 54
To be continued.