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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 649-650

“O thou who art assuredly believing in God!…”

O thou who art assuredly believing in God!
Verily, I read thy letter which showed how thou art believing in God, assured of the signs of God and art attracted by the love of God.
I thank God for that He hath ignited the fire of His love in thy heart, hath drawn thee by the magnet of His guidance, hath dilated thy heart through the light of His knowledge, hath assisted thee to be firm in His Testament, hath sent down His blessing upon thee, upon thy household and upon thy children, hath illuminated thy house by igniting therein the lamp of the praise of God, hath caused those souls who have drawn nigh unto the Kingdom to abide in thy house 1 —those who deliver the Cause of God, who speak the praise of God and 650 explain the indisputable proofs of God unto the servants. It behooveth thee to thank God for this great gift and say:
“O my Lord! Confirm me to serve Thy beloved and to be submissive and humble before Thy chosen ones. Make me to know the meaning of Thy Words and inform me of the mysteries of Thy signs. Place me in the shadow of the standard of Thy Testament and preserve me from Thy tests which break backs and unveil the sins of the back-sliders and tend to disgrace the party of deception and the people of wickedness (i.e., the nakazeen). Verily, Thou art the Mighty, the Pardoner!”
1. The first teachers of the Bahai Cause to come to America from the Orient dwelt in the household of the recipient of this Tablet.   [ Back To Reference]