The Prophet lived his life calling to Allaah in earnest; If one considers his life as a preacher, he will come to realise how he employed specific methodologies in Calling to Allaah.
This issue of wiping over ones shoes and sock during Ablution is important during winter and also in the West, where many Muslims work throughout the day
One of the greatest blessings of Allah on this Ummah is the fact that He sent the greatest and most honorable man ever to walk this earth.
This Prophet was sent as a mercy not just to Muslims but to the whole of mankind; he was sent to guide the people from the worship of creation to the worship of the Creator.
A reply to a request by a dear friend of mine; He came across a Christian caller in Leicester (UK) who was trying to create confusion and doubt amongst the Muslims.
One must appreciate the rich nature of the Arabic language and how difficult it can be to accurately capture the true essence of the Arabic text in any language.