Images or pictures that describe
the nature of the Covenant.
The characteristics or properties
that the image has.
What the qualities of the image
tell us about the Covenant.
“It [the Covenant] is the fortified
|A fortress is a stronghold—a place
where people of a kingdom take
refuge and are protected. A pillar is
a support for a building.
|The Covenant is a refuge for the
believers from disunity and
conflict. It supports the Faith and
protects it from schism.
|“The LIGHT of the Covenant . . .
is the educator of the minds, the
spirits, the hearts and souls of
|A light chases away the darkness
and makes visible things previously
|The Covenant brings to light
God’s will, which chases away
the darkness of ignorance and
develops our latent attributes.
|“The Covenant is like the SEA
and the believers as fishes in the
sea. If a fish leaves water it
|The sea is a great body of water
that covers much of the earth.
Many fish live in the sea, but all
depend on it for their survival.
|The Covenant is vast and the
believers are diverse, yet the
Covenant unites all. Outside the
Covenant there is no spiritual life.
|“[The Covenant is] the CORD
stretched betwixt the earth and
the Abhá Kingdom.”
|The cord is a connector, a lifeline,
a bond—for example, an umbilical
|The Covenant connects us to
God and so gives spiritual life, it
is a bond that ties us to God.
|“. . . The dynamic power of the
world of existence is the power
of the Covenant which like an
ARTERY pulsateth in the body of
the contingent world. . . .”
|An artery carries blood from the
heart to the rest of the body.
Without it, the body is deprived of
oxygen-rich blood and would die.
|The Covenant brings spiritual life
to the body of the world. It
provides a channel for God’s will
to the different organs and cells
(believers) of the Faith.
|“. . . The PIVOT of the oneness of
mankind is nothing else but the
power of the Covenant.”
A pivot is a point on which some-
|The believers revolve around
one point—the center of the
Covenant. This is the focus for
uniting all humanity.
*Part of the Series: The Covenant Deepening – Its Meaning and Origin