Following the Prophet:
The following verses describe the instruction to follow the Prophet saaw.
لَقَدْ كَانَ لَكُمْ فِي رَسُولِ اللَّهِ أُسْوَةٌ حَسَنَةٌ لِمَنْ كَانَ يَرْجُو اللَّهَ وَالْيَوْمَ الْآخِرَ وَذَكَرَ اللَّهَ كَثِيرًا
Ye have indeed in the Apostle of Allah a beautiful pattern of (conduct) for anyone whose hope is in Allah and the Final Day and who engages much in the praise of Allah. (33:21)
1- H 483, Ch. 10, h 2 (Al kafi, Vol 1)
Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from Muhammad ibn Abu ‘Umayr from ibn ’Udhayna from Buray al-‘Ijli from Ima Abu Ja'far ((عليه السلام).) who has said the following about the words of Allah.
"(Muhammad), you are only a Warner. For every nation there is a guide. (13:7)" The Imam (a. s.) said that at all times there is a guide from us who guides people to the teachings of the Holy Prophet (s.a.) Of the guides who possess Divine authority