We shall definitely assist our messengers and
those who believe in this worldly life as well as
on the Day when the witnesses will stand. They
day when the excuses of the oppressors will not
benefit them, when
they will be cursed and have worst of abodes. (Surah AI Mu’min: S1-52)

Allah assures the Prophets and the
believers that they will certainly be granted
assistancein thisveryworld. Whereasthe assistance
is a certainty, there may sometimes be a delay in
the arrival of Allah’s assistance. This delay is based
on Allah’s infinite wisdom. One of the reasons is to
grant temporary relief to the disbelievers so that
they excel in. their disobedience and rebellion.
As a result of this, they will be taken to task and
punished much more severely (even in this very