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Question to Mohammed

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Submitted by A.A. (United States), Oct 25, 2005 at 19:34

Mohammed: Can you explain to me why Prophet Mohammed in the beginning in Mecca said that he was Allah's slave and he just brought his message that's all. Later in Madina he started saying " obey Allah and obey Mohammed" That further changed to " obeying Mohammed is obeying Allah"(4.80)
In Mecca he said he himself is not sure of his own salvation and that he is not even allowed to pray for salvation of his own mother. In Madina he started saying that he has powers of deciding who makes it to paradise and that he will be sitting next to Allah on the judgement day.
BukhariV1B7N1331 "The Prophet said, I have been given the right of intercession".

My conclusion is one of the following two.
- Allah gradually promoted Mohammed to his own level and handed him a full power of attoney --- Allah himself came down later in Mohammed's body.
Second theory makes more sense because since younger Mohammed of Mecca was contented with a singular wife 15 years older in age while much older Mohammed of Madina collected a harem of 11 wives, mostly very young and pretty, and many concubines ,and could satisfy them all in a single night.

Bukhari, Volume 1, Book 5, Number 268:
"The Prophet used to visit all his wives in a round, during the day and night and they were eleven in number. Prophet was given the strength of thirty (men)."

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