Referring to the potency of his revelation Baha’u’llah has said: “O My servants! Whoso hath tasted of this Fountain hath attained unto everlasting Life, and whoso hath refused to drink therefrom is even as the dead.”
(Baha’u’llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah, p. 169)
” O ye who are as dead! The Hand of Divine bounty proffereth unto you the Water of Life. Hasten and drink your fill. Whoso hath been re-born in this Day, shall never die; whoso remaineth dead, shall never live.”(Baha’u’llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah, p. 213)
Baha’u’llah has said: “ For they who turn away from their Lord in this day are in truth accounted amongst the dead, though to outward seeming they may walk upon the earth, amongst the deaf, though they may hear, and amongst the blind, though they may see, as hath been clearly stated by Him Who is the Lord of the Day of Reckoning: “Hearts have they with which they understand not, and eyes have they with which they see not….” (Baha’u’llah, Gems of Divine Mysteries, p. 48)
Baha’u’llah has also said: “That which shall profit them, they have utterly neglected. Erelong, they will awake from their slumber, and find themselves unable to obtain that which hath escaped them in the days of their lord, the Almighty, the All-Praised.
Did they but know it, they would renounce their all, that their names may be mentioned before His throne. They, verily, are accounted among the dead.” (Baha’u’llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah, p. 138)
Baha’u’llah has said “He is truly wise whom the world and all that is therein have not deterred from recognizing the light of this Day, who will not allow men’s idle talk to cause him to swerve from the way of righteousness.
He is indeed as one dead who, at the wondrous dawn of this Revelation, hath failed to be quickened by its soul-stirring breeze.He is indeed a captive who hath not recognized the Supreme Redeemer, but hath suffered his soul to be bound, distressed and helpless, in the fetters of his desires.” (Baha’u’llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah, p. 168)
The Great Being saith: The Tongue of Wisdom proclaimeth: He that hath Me not is bereft of all things. Turn ye away from all that is on earth and seek none else but Me. I am the Sun of Wisdom and the Ocean of Knowledge. I cheer the faint and revive the dead. I am the guiding Light that illumineth the way. I am the royal Falcon on the arm of the Almighty. I unfold the drooping wings of every broken bird and start it on its flight.
(Baha’u’llah, Tablets of Baha’u’llah, p. 169)
“Well is it with the slumberer who is stirred by the Breeze of God and ariseth from amongst the dead, directing his steps towards the Way of the Lord. Verily, such a man is regarded, in the sight of God, the True One, as a jewel amongst men and is reckoned with the blissful.” (Baha’u’llah, Tablets of Baha’u’llah, p. 13)
“Blessed the man who, assured of My Word, hath arisen from among the dead to celebrate My praise.” (Baha’u’llah, Tablets of Baha’u’llah, p. 17)
“This servant appealeth to every diligent and enterprising soul to exert his utmost endeavour and arise to rehabilitate the conditions in all regions and to quicken the dead with the living waters of wisdom and utterance, by virtue of the love he cherisheth for God, the One, the Peerless, the Almighty, the Beneficent.” (Baha’u’llah, Tablets of Baha’u’llah, p. 172)
“O CONCOURSE of archbishops! He Who is the Lord of all men hath appeared. In the plain of guidance He calleth mankind, whilst ye are numbered with the dead! Great is the blessedness of him who is stirred by the Breeze of God, and hath arisen from amongst the dead in this perspicuous Name. ‘ (Baha’u’llah, The Proclamation of Baha’u’llah, p. 92)
Once more hath the eternal Spirit breathed into the mystic trumpet, and caused the dead to speed out of their sepulchres of heedlessness and error unto the realm of guidance and grace. (Baha’u’llah, The Kitab-i-Iqan, p. 26)
Baha’u’llah has breathed the spirit of life into the bodies of the dead.
(Baha’u’llah, The Kitab-i-Iqan, p. 34)
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