THE MOST HOLY BOOK
Name Of Him Who Is The Supreme Ruler Over All That Hath Been And All That Is To
first duty prescribed by God for His servants is the recognition of Him Who is
the Dayspring of His Revelation and the Fountain of His laws, Who representeth
the Godhead in both the Kingdom of His Cause and the world of creation.
Whoso achieveth this
duty hath attained unto all good; and whoso is deprived thereof hath gone
astray, though he be the author of every righteous deed.
It behoveth every one
who reacheth this most sublime station, this summit of transcendent glory, to
observe every ordinance of Him Who is the Desire of the world.
These twin duties are inseparable.
Neither is acceptable without the other. Thus hath it been decreed by Him Who is
the Source of Divine inspiration.
whom God hath endued with insight will readily recognize that the precepts laid
down by God constitute the highest means for the maintenance of order in the
world and the security of its peoples. He that turneth away from them is
accounted among the abject and foolish.
We, verily, have
commanded you to refuse the dictates of your evil passions and corrupt desires,
and not to transgress the bounds which the Pen of the Most High hath fixed, for
these are the breath of life unto all created things.
The seas of Divine
wisdom and Divine utterance have risen under the breath of the breeze of the
All-Merciful. Hasten to drink your fill, O men of understanding! They that have
violated the Covenant of God by breaking His commandments, and have turned back
on their heels, these have erred grievously in the sight of God, the
All-Possessing, the Most High.
peoples of the world! Know assuredly that My commandments are the lamps of My
loving providence among My servants, and the keys of My mercy for My creatures.
Thus hath it been sent down from the heaven of the Will of your Lord, the Lord
Were any man to taste
the sweetness of the words which the lips of the All-Merciful have willed to
utter, he would, though the treasures of the earth be in his possession,
renounce them one and all, that he might vindicate the truth of even one of His
commandments, shining above the Dayspring of His bountiful care and
From My laws the sweet-smelling savour of My garment can be smelled, and by
their aid the standards of Victory will be planted upon the highest peaks. The
Tongue of My power hath, from the heaven of My omnipotent glory, addressed to My
creation these words: "Observe My commandments, for the love of My
Happy is the lover that
hath inhaled the divine fragrance of his Best-Beloved from these words, laden
with the perfume of a grace which no tongue can describe. By My life! He who
hath drunk the choice wine of fairness from the hands of My bountiful favour
will circle around My commandments that shine above the Dayspring of My
not that We have revealed unto you a mere code of laws. Nay, rather, We have
unsealed the choice Wine with the fingers of might and power. To this beareth
witness that which the Pen of Revelation hath revealed. Meditate upon this, O
men of insight! ......
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