Mirzaís distortion of this Hadith.
"The next sign is that when the promised Messiah comes, he will break
the cross, kill the swine, kill the one-eyed Dajjal, and to instantly cause
to die whichever disbeliever his breath reaches. So the actual truth of
the sign, which is meant to be spiritual, is that the Messiah by coming
to the world, will trample under his foot the splendour and glory of the
Christian religion. And those who have the shamelessness of swine and the
filthiness of frogs will have to face the established proofs and will be
destroyed (intellectually). And those who see things with the eyes of the
world, and have no religious eyes whatsoever, rather like an ugly tent
(sic) sticking out. They should be convicted with the sharp edge of clear
arguments and their rejecting selves will be destroyed by him and not only
such one-eyed people but every disbeliever who looks down upon the religion
of the Holy Prophet
will be destroyed spiritually by the powerful breath of the Messiahís proof
and arguments. Thus, all these statements are metaphorically meant, and
they have been opened (clearly revealed) to this humble servant".
Imam Muslim(d.261/839) has narrated from the authority of Hudhaifa Ibn
U said Ghifari, that he reported,
came to us all of a sudden as we were (busy in a discussion). He said,
"What do you discuss about?" They (the Companions) said, "We are discussing
about the Last Hour." Thereupon he said, "It will not come until you see
ten signs before," and (in this connection) he made a mention of the smoke,
Dajjal, the beast, the rising of the sun from the west, the descent of
Jesus son of Maryam (Mary), the Gog and Magog, and land-slides in three
places, one in the east, one in the west and one in Arabia at the end of
which fire would burn forth from the Yemen, and would drive people to the
place of their assembly."
Imam Bukhariand Imam Muslimhave state that the prophet e
"How will you be when Jesus, Son of Maryam, will descend amongst
you and your Imam (leader) will be from you?"
Imam Muslim has narrated by the authority of Jabir bin Abdillah that the
"There will always be a group of my nation who will prevail
upon the truth until the day of Judgement, then when Iísa (Jesus) u,
son of Maryam (Mary) will descend their leader will say "Come forward O
Iísa (Jesus) alayhis salaam will say, "No, some of you are leaderís of
others amongst you, as a token of honour for this nation."
It is narrated by the authority of Ibn Omar that the prophet said,
"How can this nation be destroyed, as I am at its beginning
and Iísa (Jesus) alay his salam, son of Maryam (Mary) is at its end."
These traditions show that the descent of Jesus is sure to take place and
there are great benefits latent therein for the Muslim people. Though the
people of all previous apostles invariably stood between two prophets,
but since formerly every apostle had his own people the subsequent prophet
could no be included in those people. For instance, our Holy Prophet
appeared after the birth of Christianity, but since he had his own body
of followers he cannot be said to stand at the end of the followers of
Christ in his times. The position of the Muslim people is appreciably different
in this respect. While our Holy Prophet e
stands at the head of these people Jesus Christ will not re-appear among
them as their apostle or law-giver nor will he have a separate set of followers,
thus he can rightly be included among the last batches of Muslim people
and become a select source of blessings for them.
The tradition in question also reveals that the Jesus who is destined
to come at the end is the same Prophet of Bani Israel who will not be born
among the Muslim people.
All these Hadiths also refer to the descent of Jesus and his second
coming, which is the eschatological role of Jesus, and they expound upon
the brief account of his eschatological role given in the Quran.
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