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Tablets of Abdul-Baha Abbas

  • Author:
  • ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

  • Source:
  • Bahá’í Publishing Committee, 1909 edition
  • Pages:
  • 730
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Pages 245-246

“O thou kind maid-servant of God!…”

O thou kind maid-servant of God!
Truly, I say, thou art worthy of the service in the Kingdom and art meriting to be a maid-servant in the threshold of the love of the realm of Might. Rest thou assured upon the bounty and favors of the Lord of Hosts, who will undoubtedly confirm thee.
Restrict all thy time to the spreading of the fragrances of God and be thou engaged in the guidance of souls. I associate with thee in spirit at all times and am thy friend and helper.
Ere long thou shalt behold that innumerable centers are going to be organised in America 1 for the purpose of the promotion of the Cause of God and hearing the speeches of the maid-servants of the Merciful and the believers of God. Consider thou the days of Christ, how they were a very few, yet in a short space of time they caused a clamor and acclamation throughout all regions.
Convey my greetings to Mrs. ….…. and say: “These seeds which are scattered here and there are spreading strong roots in the bosom of the earth and these will develop and grow until many harvests are gathered. Rest thou assured.”
O thou maid-servant of God! Show thou the utmost affection and love toward Mrs. ….…. Truly, I say, his honor Mirza ….…. is beloved and kind. Ere long he shall behold the universal confirmation descending upon him.
O thou maid-servant of God! Strive thou in Buffalo (N.Y.) so that perfect and lasting spiritual assemblies 246 may be established and the souls be trained and progress spiritually.
Convey my respectful greetings to Mr. and Mrs. ….…. and say: “A most great gift is prepared and made ready for you in the universe of the Kingdom and the invisible realm. Display ye an endeavor and show ye an effort, so that ye may attain to it and become eternal and everlasting.”
Exercise the utmost affection on my part to Miss ….…. and say: “If thou art seeking a heavenly palace, make thy house the gathering-place of the friends of God.”
O thou maid-servant of God! Praise be to God that thou has become famous throughout the regions as a Bahai. This favor is worthy of the utmost thanks and praise.
O thou maid-servant of God! Whenever thou art intending to deliver a speech, turn thy face toward the Kingdom of Abha and, with a heart detached, begin to talk. The breaths of the Holy Spirit will assist thee.
Assist thou Dr. ….…. and help her all the time. Perchance, God willing, she may attain to guidance. Exercise the utmost kindness to ….…. and say: “Whatsoever is thy desire is found in the Cause of Baha’o’llah. If thou art asking confirmation and assistance, be thou faithful, firm and steadfast.”
1. Revealed in 1906.   [ Back To Reference]