There are rules and regulations when it comes to understanding ‘wahy’, and such are followed by able men who can show the necessary self-restraint in the face of rejection.
The ultimate goal and purpose of revelation is to seek and procure salvation in the hereafter. Throughout this surah, we are presented with the arguments used by the Prophets in their respective missions.
The general rule for divine intervention is the prevalence of unabated oppression and tyranny.
The example of Fir’aun - the fact that he was not destroyed with expediency, rather was afforded time and a multitude of opportunities for listening to the message and seeking reformation.
Allah (S) gives people respite and enough time to mend their ways. However when their end is upon them, it is too late for such reconciliation.
Generations of mankind have been destroyed, one after another, until there comes one that stops the cycle and takes stock of its relationship to the creator.
Allah (S) is above and beyong amusement. There is no room for play in Allah’s management of His creation. The magnitude of Allah’s (S) divine presence is beyong human perception, and that leaves the human mind incapable of fathoming the gravity that Allah (S) attaches to the affairs of the miniscule planet earth, less than a speck in the vast cosmos.
The gift of ‘wahy’ gives us a shortcut to The Haqq (The Truth).
When you develop a capacity of self-restraint, you gain an understanding and appreciation for the Truth. It is this capacity that was part of the core of every Prophet’s character (AS). Prophets embodied the ability to utter words that shattered falsehood. Example: Ibrahim’s (AS) style of debate with the tyrant, Namrud.
The amazing relationship between the word for brain (dimaagh) and refutation (da-ma-gha).
When all that is in the heavens and the earth belongs to Allah (S), then those who are close to him are not too proud to worship Him. Rather, their spiritual proximity to Allah (S) inclines them towards Him. It is Allah’s (S) fadl that we do not tire of our worship of Him (S). For this to occur, the ‘ibaadah must be done out of humility.
it is not possible to understand the deen without practice.