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The Day That Shall Not Be Followed By Night, Part 2: (Ibrahim Khayru’llah and Mason Remey) by Tim Nolan

 

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The strength of a thing can be measured by testing how much pressure  or stress it can bear before breaking.  For example, engineers test the components of a bridge – steel or concrete or wood –  before constructing the span, and they apply stress greater than the bridge is designed for, to make sure it  is safe.   If a bridge is designed to support ten tons, applying one ton of pressure to a component proves nothing. However, bridges, like all physical objects, will fail if enough pressure or deformation is applied.

But, the Baha’i Covenant is of a different nature; it is incorruptible and has not been compromised even when the most prominent and influential  believers opposed it and tried to undermine it.  Two examples will illustrate this principle. Continue reading “The Day That Shall Not Be Followed By Night, Part 2: (Ibrahim Khayru’llah and Mason Remey) by Tim Nolan”

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The Day That Will Not Be Followed By Night: Mirza Yahya & Muhammad Ali -by Tim Nolan

img_2274“There is, though, a great difference between this and previous Dispensations, for Bahá’u’lláh has written that this is ‘the Day which shall not be followed by night’ (“God Passes By”, p. 245). He has given us His Covenant which provides for a continuing centre of divine guidance in the world. The Bahá’í Faith has not lacked for ambitious men who would seize the reins of authority and distort the Faith for their own ends, but in every case they have broken themselves and dashed their hopes on the rock of the Covenant.” (14 January 1979, from a letter written on behalf of the Universal House of Justice to an individual believer) Continue reading “The Day That Will Not Be Followed By Night: Mirza Yahya & Muhammad Ali -by Tim Nolan”