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O CHILDREN OF MEN! Know ye not why We created you all from the same dust? That no one should exalt himself over the other.




Bah 4745 | 







O SON OF BEING! Busy not thyself with this world, for with fire We test the gold, and with gold We test Our servants.




Bah 4744 | 







O SON OF MAN! Be thou content with Me and seek no other helper. For none but Me can ever suffice thee.




Bah 4743 | 







O SON OF LIGHT! Forget all save Me and commune with My spirit. This is of the essence of My command, therefore turn unto it.




Bah 4742 | 







O SON OF BEING! If thine heart be set upon this eternal, imperishable dominion, and this ancient, everlasting life, forsake this mortal and fleeting sovereignty.




Bah 4741 | 







O SON OF BEING! If poverty overtake thee, be not sad; for in time the Lord of wealth shall visit thee. Fear not abasement, for glory shall one day rest on thee.




Bah 4740 | 







O SON OF SPIRIT! My first counsel is this: Possess a pure, kindly and radiant heart, that thine may be a sovereignty ancient, imperishable and everlasting.




Bah 4739 | 







T he civilisation, so often vaunted by the learned exponents of arts and sciences, will, if allowed to overleap the bounds of moderation, bring great evil upon men.











W hoso cleaveth to justice, can, under no circumstances, transgress the limits of moderation.











C leave ye to justice and fairness, and turn away from the whisperings of the foolish.











T he day, however, is approaching when the faithful will behold the Day Star of justice shining in its full splendour from the Day Spring of glory.











Y e dwell in one world, and have been created through the operation of one Will.











B end your minds and wills to the education of the peoples and kindreds of the earth, that haply the dissensions that divide it may, through the power of the Most Great Name, be blotted out from its face, and all mankind become the upholders of one Order, and the inhabitants of one City.











B lessed is he who mingleth with all men in a spirit of utmost kindliness and love.











L et the flame of the love of God burn brightly within your radiant hearts.











B e ablaze as the fire, that ye may burn away the veils of heedlessness and set aglow, through the quickening energies of the love of God, the chilled and wayward heart.











W hoso followeth this counsel will break his chains asunder, will taste the abandonment of enraptured love, will attain unto his hearts desire, and will surrender his soul into the hands of his Beloved.











B lessed are the learned that pride not themselves on their attainments; and well is it with the righteous that mock not the sinful, but rather conceal their misdeeds, so that their own shortcomings may remain veiled to mens eyes.











I f any differences arise amongst you, behold Me standing before your face, and overlook the faults of one another for My names sake and as a token of your love for My manifest and resplendent Cause.











W e love to see you at all times consorting in amity and concord within the paradise of My good-pleasure, and to inhale from your acts the fragrance of friendliness and unity, of loving-kindness and fellowship.











W alk thou steadfastly in the love of God, and keep straight on in His Faith, and aid Him through the power of thine utterance.











A ll the atoms of the earth declare My love for thee.











I t biddeth the people to observe justice and to work righteousness, and forbiddeth them to follow their corrupt inclinations and carnal desires.











S ay: Let truthfulness and courtesy be your adorning.











T he day is approaching when the intervening clouds will have been completely dissipated, when the light of the words, All honour belongeth unto God and unto them that love Him, will have appeared, as manifest as the sun, above the horizon of the Will of the Almighty.











S uffer not yourselves to be deprived of the robe of forbearance and justice, that the sweet savours of holiness may be wafted from your hearts upon all created things.











S ay: Beware, O people of Bah, lest ye walk in the ways of them whose words differ from their deeds.











T hey who dwell within the tabernacle of God, and are established upon the seats of everlasting glory, will refuse, though they be dying of hunger, to stretch their hands and seize unlawfully the property of their neighbour, however vile and worthless he may be. 1











B eautify your tongues, O people, with truthfulness, and adorn your souls with the ornament of honesty.











U nless one recognise God and love Him, his cry shall not be heard by God in this Day. This is of the essence of His Faith, did ye but know it.











T hus God instructeth whosoever seeketh Him. He, verily, loveth the one that turneth towards Him.











R eligious fanaticism and hatred are a world-devouring fire, whose violence none can quench. The Hand of Divine power can, alone, deliver mankind from this desolating affliction.











F or the love of God, and them that serve Him, arise to aid this most sublime and momentous Revelation.











T he well-being of mankind, its peace and security, are unattainable unless and until its unity is firmly established.











P rove yourselves worthy of his trust and confidence in you, and withhold not from the poor the gifts which the grace of God hath bestowed upon you.











H e, verily, shall recompense the charitable, and doubly repay them for what they have bestowed.











C leanse from your hearts the love of worldly things, from your tongues every remembrance except His remembrance, from your entire being whatsoever may deter you from beholding His face, or may tempt you to follow the promptings of your evil and corrupt inclinations.











I f it be your wish, O people, to know God and to discover the greatness of His might, look, then, upon Me with Mine own eyes, and not with the eyes of any one besides Me.











H e that seeketh to be a helper of God in this Day, let him close his eyes to whatever he may possess, and open them to the things of God.











N o man that seeketh Us will We ever disappoint, neither shall he that hath set his face towards Us be denied access unto Our court.











O nly when the lamp of search, of earnest striving, of longing desire, of passionate devotion, of fervid love, of rapture, and ecstasy, is kindled within the seekers heart, and the breeze of His loving-kindness is wafted upon his soul, will the darkness of error be dispelled, the mists of doubts and misgivings be dissipated, and the lights of knowledge and certitude envelop his being.











G azing with the eye of God, he will perceive within every atom a door that leadeth him to the stations of absolute certitude. He will discover in all things the mysteries of Divine Revelation, and the evidences of an everlasting Manifestation.











T hat seeker should, also, regard backbiting as grievous error, and keep himself aloof from its dominion, inasmuch as backbiting quencheth the light of the heart, and extinguisheth the life of the soul.











T hat seeker must, at all times, put his trust in God, must renounce the peoples of the earth, must detach himself from the world of dust, and cleave unto Him Who is the Lord of Lords.











O My brother! When a true seeker determineth to take the step of search in the path leading unto the knowledge of the Ancient of Days, he must, before all else, cleanse his heart, which is the seat of the revelation of the inner mysteries of God, from the obscuring dust of all acquired knowledge, and the allusions of the embodiments of satanic fancy.











F or the tongue is a smouldering fire, and excess of speech a deadly poison. Material fire consumeth the body, whereas the fire of the tongue devoureth both heart and soul. The force of the former lasteth but for a time, whilst the effects of the latter endureth a century.











H e must so cleanse his heart that no remnant of either love or hate may linger therein, lest that love blindly incline him to error, or that hate repel him away from the truth.











H e must purge his breast, which is the sanctuary of the abiding love of the Beloved, of every defilement, and sanctify his soul from all that pertaineth to water and clay, from all shadowy and ephemeral attachments.











I f the learned and worldly-wise men of this age were to allow mankind to inhale the fragrance of fellowship and love, every understanding heart would apprehend the meaning of true liberty, and discover the secret of undisturbed peace and absolute composure.











T he Great Being saith: Regard man as a mine rich in gems of inestimable value. Education can, alone, cause it to reveal its treasures, and enable mankind to benefit therefrom.









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