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The Hidden Words of Bahá'u'lláh

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Author: Baha'u'llah
Published: 2005
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,562 / 46 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 90.2
LoC Categories: BL, BP
Downloads: 1,275
Added to site: 2005.10.26
mnybks.net#: 10830
Origin: gutenberg.org
License: ©
Genres: Religion, Post-1930
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it thy radiance and seek none other than Me. For I have created thee rich and have bountifully shed My favor upon thee.


"12: O SON OF BEING! With the hands of power I made thee and with..."

O SON OF BEING! With the hands of power I made thee and with the fingers of strength I created thee; and within thee have I placed the essence of My light. Be thou content with it and seek naught else, for My work is perfect and My command is binding. Question it not, nor have a doubt thereof.


"13: O SON OF SPIRIT! I created thee rich, why dost thou bring thyself..."

O SON OF SPIRIT! I created thee rich, why dost thou bring thyself down to poverty? Noble I made thee, wherewith dost thou abase thyself? Out of the essence of knowledge I gave thee being, why seekest thou enlightenment from anyone beside Me? Out of the clay of love I molded thee, how dost thou busy thyself with another? Turn thy sight unto thyself, that thou mayest find Me standing within thee, mighty, powerful and self-s

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This is a series of short mystic writings by Baha'u'llah before He declared His mission as the Qa'im. It is written in a Sufi style and sums up the important teachings of all past religions.

"We have taken the inner essence thereof and clothed it in the garment of brevity, as a token of grace unto the righteous, that they may stand faithful unto the Covenant of God, may fulfill in their lives His trust, and in the realm of spirit obtain the gem of Divine virtue."


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