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Hidden Words: Deepening Day 18, God’s Love & Our Relationship to Him – Arabic 59, P3

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Hidden Words: Deepening Day 8, Backbiting & Faultfinding – Persian #66

In the next Hidden Word, from the Persian #66, Bahá’u’lláh states unequivocally what He intends us to do with the tongues with which we have been blessed. Continue reading “Hidden Words: Deepening Day 8, Backbiting & Faultfinding – Persian #66”

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Hidden Words: Deepening Day 7, Backbiting & Faultfinding – Persian #44

In Persian Hidden Word #44, Bahá’u’lláh again puts backbiting in terms of our own selves. Continue reading “Hidden Words: Deepening Day 7, Backbiting & Faultfinding – Persian #44”

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Hidden Words: Deepening Day 5, Backbiting & Faultfinding – Arabic 26 & 27

 

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Hidden Words: Deepening Day 1, Arabic 2 – Justice

Hidden Words, Arabic 2 – Justice (Day 1): Join us on FaceBook Baha’i Book Club – All Things Baha’i
 
We will begin our study of the Hidden Words with those Hidden Words that pertain to Justice!

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Guardianship – Clarity of the Covenant: The Institution of the Guardianship- continued by Brent Poirier

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THE CLARITY OF THE COVENANT

It is explained in the Baha’i Writings that some things in the divine scriptures are hidden, and some are manifest. 
The Kitab-i-Iqan 285

Regarding the veiled language, Abdu’l-Baha said, “… the Words of God have innumerable significances and mysteries of meanings–each one a thousand and more.”  (The Promulgation of Universal Peace, p. 155) The Writings invite us to gain our own understanding of the many meanings of such symbolic verses. Continue reading “Guardianship – Clarity of the Covenant: The Institution of the Guardianship- continued by Brent Poirier”

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THE TWIN COVENANTS – by Brent Poirier

img_2844Abdu’l-Baha is the Successor to Baha’u’llah and the Center of His Covenant.  Shoghi Effendi is the successor to Abdu’l-Baha.  Whose successor is the Universal House of Justice?

THE TWIN COVENANTS

What does Shoghi Effendi mean when he refers to the “twin Covenants” in the Baha’i Faith?  These are the Covenant of Baha’u’llah, and the Covenant of `Abdu’l-Baha.  They are part of the same Covenant, part of the Lesser Covenant Baha’u’llah has made with His believers.  He has covenanted with us that “this is the day that will not be followed by night,” that is, that He and the Bab will guide Their Successors – the Institutions of the Cause until the appearance of the next Manifestation of God, and He has taken from us a Covenant to turn to them. Continue reading “THE TWIN COVENANTS – by Brent Poirier”