the long distance from the divine throne to the ground from Satan’s Party and forcibly drives them into a corner. It leaves the most irrational, the most impossible, the most loathsome place to them. It drives them into a hole so narrow no one could enter it and takes possession of the entire distance in the name of the Qur’an.
If they are asked what the Qur’an is and they reply: “It is a good book, written by man, that teaches good morality,” they should be told: “It must then be the Word of God and you have to accept it as such, for according to your way, you cannot say that it is ‘good’!”
If they are asked what they know about the Prophet (UWBP), and they reply: “He was a very clever person with good morals,” they should be told: “You should believe in him in that case, because if he was very moral and clever, he must have been God’s Messenger. You say he was ‘good,’ but that is unacceptable according to your creed; you can’t say that.” And so on. Further aspects of the reality can be applied to other facets of the comparison.
In consequence, the First Topic, in which the Devil is disputed with, does not mean that the believers have to know about the miracles of Muhammad (UWBP) and learn about their certain proofs in order to preserve their faith. A slight hint, a small indication, will save it. All the deeds, all the qualities, all the conduct of Muhammad (UWBP) are miracles of a sort, proving that his position is at the highest of the high, not at the lowest of the low at the bottom of the well.
An instructive matter:
[Because some of my friends have groundless worries and are becoming dispirited, I am obliged to relate a dominical favour and an instance of divine protection which pertain solely to service of the Qur’an, in order to strengthen their morale, and since they have that weak vein of temperament, to save them. What I have to say is suggested by seven signs. Four of them show how those friends received blows entirely contrary to their intentions, as a result of their taking up hostile positions towards me not personally but