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The small signs of the Last Day

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Submitted by sTs (United Arab Emirates), Jul 7, 2008 at 07:33

The account of the small signs and the Great signs are defined for us, Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) told us when what they are

Gog and Maggog are of the Great signs of the Last Day (nearer to the Last Day)

And the Hour is coming without any doubt… (Quran 22:7)

"And We created not the Heavens and Earth and all that between them except with truth, and the

Hour is Surely coming……" (Quran 15:85)

Last day calamity stated in the Quran

"When the heavens are rent asunder" (Quran 82:1)

"When the Planets have fallen scattered" (Quran 82:2)

"When the seas are burst forth" (Quran 82:3)

"When the Sun is folded up (No light) (Quran 81:1)

"When the stars fall" (Quran 81:2)

"When the mountains are ripped out and scattered" (Quran 81:3)

"When the seas set on fire" (Quran 82:6)

"They ask you about the Hour when is it due? Say: "The Knowledge thereof is with my Lord alone." (Quran 7:187)

Here is an account of the small Signs of Last Day as we are told by Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) - (Hadiths)

* Wars and Anarchy

- "Near the establishment of the Hour, there will be much killing"

- "The last Hour will not come unless there is much bloodshed"

* Destruction of great cities

"Great cities will be ruined and it will be as if they had not existed the day before" (Floods,

Earthquakes, nuclear bombs, Hurricanes, Tsunamis…..)

- "The Last day will not be established until earthquakes will become very frequent"

* Poverty

- "The poor will grow in numbers"

- "Gains will be shared out only among the rich, with no benefit to the poor"

* Collapse of Moral values

- "There will be prevalence of open illegal sexual intercourse"

- "The Hour will come when adultery becomes widespread"

- "Men will imitate women and women will imitate men"

- "People will indulge in homosexuality and lesbianism"

* Unbelief and rejection of true religion

- "There will come a time on the nation of Islam when people will recite the Quran, but will no go

further then their throats"

- "There will come a time for my people when mosques will be full of people but they will be empty of

right guidance"

- "The Hour will come when people will believe in the stars and reject the Qadar (Divine decree of

destiny)"

- "There will come a time on my people when there will remain nothing of the Quran except its

outward form and nothing of Islam except its name and they will call themselves by this name

(Muslims) even though they are the people farthest way from it."

* Social Disintegration

- "Divorces will be a daily occurrence"

- "There will be abundance of illegitimate children"

- "The Hour will no be established until murders will increase"

- "The time will be years of confusion, people will believe the liar and disbelieve one who tells the

truth. People will distrust one who is trustworthy and will trust one who is treacherous"

- "Deceit and cheating will be common"

- "Verily in the presence of the Last Hour, there would be false testimony and concealing evidence"

- "Bribes will be called gifts, and will be considered lawful"

* Sciences and Technology

- "At that time, life spans will grow longer"

- "The Hour will not be established till the people compete with one another in constructing high rise

lofty buildings"

- "The last day will not be established until time will pass quickly" – cars, airplanes

- "The Last Hour will not come before time contracts, a year like a month, a month like a week, a week

like a day, a day like an hour, and an hour like the kindling of fire" internet, computers, systems

- "The Last Day will not come until a person's own voice will speak to him" recording systems

- "A voice will call him by name and even people in the west and east will hear it" telecommunications

- "This voice will be spread over the entire world, and every nation will hear it in their own language"

- "A voice from the sky that everyone will hear in his own language" Satellites, radio, television

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