Satan’s Most Effective Bait: The Myth of Intercession (9:80 – 9:84)

Satan’s Most Effective Bait: The Myth of Intercession*

[9:80] Whether you ask forgiveness for them, or do not ask forgiveness for them—even if you ask forgiveness for them seventy times—GOD will not forgive them. This is because they disbelieve in GOD and His messenger. GOD does not guide the wicked people.
*9:80 If Muhammad could not intercede on behalf of his own uncles and cousins, what makes strangers who never met him think that he will intercede on their behalf? Abraham could not intercede on behalf of his father, nor could Noah intercede on behalf of his son (11:46 & 60:4). 

[9:81] The sedentary rejoiced in their staying behind the messenger of GOD, and hated to strive with their money and their lives in the cause of GOD. They said, “Let us not mobilize in this heat!” Say, “The fire of Hell is much hotter,” if they could only comprehend.
[9:82] Let them laugh a little, and cry a lot. This is the requital for the sins they have earned.
[9:83] If GOD returns you to a situation where they ask your permission to mobilize with you, you shall say, “You will never again mobilize with me, nor will you ever fight with me against any enemy. For you have chosen to be with the sedentary in the first place. Therefore, you must stay with the sedentary.”
[9:84] You shall not observe the funeral prayer for any of them when he dies, nor shall you stand at his grave. They have disbelieved in GOD and His messenger, and died in a state of wickedness.

What is the difference between intercession and asking for forgiveness?
When you intercede it means that the person has the power to intercede on behalf of God’s decision. Asking for forgiveness is acknowledging that it is all up to God if He chooses to forgive or not.

[47:19] You shall know that: “There is no other god beside GOD,” and ask forgiveness of your sins and the sins of all believing men and women. GOD is fully aware of your decisions and your ultimate destiny.

[9:113] Neither the prophet, nor those who believe shall ask forgiveness for the idol worshipers, even if they were their nearest of kin, once they realize that they are destined for Hell. 

On The Day Of Resurrection

[5:116] GOD will say, “O Jesus, son of Mary,* did you say to the people, `Make me and my mother idols beside GOD?’ ” He will say, “Be You glorified. I could not utter what was not right. Had I said it, You already would have known it. You know my thoughts, and I do not know Your thoughts. You know all the secrets. [5:117] “I told them only what You commanded me to say, that: `You shall worship GOD, my Lord and your Lord.’ I was a witness among them for as long as I lived with them. When You terminated my life on earth, You became the Watcher over them. You witness all things. [5:118] “If You punish them, they are Your constituents. If You forgive them, You are the Almighty, Most Wise.” 

Constituents:
▸ noun: a member of a constituency; a citizen who is represented in a government by officials for whom he or she votes (“Needs continued support by constituents to be re-elected”)
▸ noun: an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system (“A component or constituent element of a system”)
▸ noun: an abstract part of something (“Two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony”) 

Funeral Prayer
http://www.masjidtucson.org/submission/faq/funeral_prayer.html

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