Ten Days in the Light of Acca

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Bahai Pub. Society, 1907 - Bahai Faith - 111 pages
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Page 45 - Jesus, Master, it is good for us to be here : and let us make three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias.
Page 74 - Aurelius, would come from the east and the west to sit down in the Kingdom of Heaven.
Page 30 - Will is the center or focus of human understanding. We must will to know God, just as we must will in order to possess the life He has given us. The human will must be subdued and trained into the will of God. It is a great power to have a strong will, but a greater power to give that will to God. The will is what we do, the understanding is what we know. Will and understanding must be one in the Cause of God.
Page 74 - ... other Christian authors, but how could he use such language and not expect his readers to understand a reference to the eucharistic celebration? We should rather picture the bread of life discourse as a communion sermon, and visualize the elder lifting the loaf as he solemnly repeats, "This is the bread which came down from heaven...
Page 10 - ... germs unite has also been watched under the microscope, and the conclusions arrived at by experiments in breeding have thus been confirmed in a wonderful way. The impression left on the minds of students of science is that natural inheritance always proceeds in a perfectly orderly and regular way. What has happened in the past will happen again in the future under the same circumstances.
Page 59 - Abdu'1-Baha, p. 99. to believe the Message a Manifestation brings to the world and accept the fulfilment in Him of that which the Prophets have announced. But in reality Faith embodies three degrees: To confess with the tongue: To believe in the heart: To give evidence in our actions. These three things are essential to true Faith. The important requirement is the Love of God in the heart. For instance we say a lamp gives light. In reality the oil which burns produces the illumination, but the lamp...
Page 12 - A lion, a wolf, and a fox went out hunting and caught a wild ass, a gazelle, and a hare. The lion said to the wolf, ' Divide this catch among us ! ' [The wolf] said, ' The ass is the king's — I mean the lion's, the gazelle is mine, and the hare is the fox's.
Page 32 - ... the reality ; worship the Personality and do not know the Truth, the Light itself. Some worship the Tree of Life, but do not eat of the blessed Fruit of the Tree. Therefore differences and disagreements arise in religious belief. If all men ate of the Fruit itself, they could never disagree. . . . Terms are of no importance. The Fruits of the Tree should be our desire. These are the spiritual
Page 8 - Abdul-Baha loves all no matter how they turn away from him. Whether they love or hate him, go or come, he never changes in his love for them.
Page 12 - God. * * * Sacrifice your will to the Will of God. The Kingdom is attained by the one who forgets self. Everything becomes yours by the renunciation of everything.

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