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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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Page 678

“O ye dear servants of God!….”

O ye 1 dear servants of God!
Your letter received and the contents proved excellent. That which is the desire of you hearts is the utmost hope of the daughters of the Kingdom; that is, they wish to sacrifice themselves for the Beauty of Abha 2 and offer their lives for His Holiness, the Supreme. 3
In reality, the radiant, pure hearts are the Mashrak-el-Azcar and from them the voice of supplication and invocation continually reacheth the Supreme Concourse.
I ask God to make the heart of every one of you a temple of the Divine Temples and to let the lamp of the great guidance be lighted therein; and when the hearts find such an attainment, they will certainly exert the utmost endeavor and energy in the building of the Mashrak-el-Azcar; thus may the outward express the inward, and the form (or letter) indicate the meaning (or reality).
1. To three maid-servants at Chicago.   [ Back To Reference]
2. Baha’o’llah.   [ Back To Reference]
3. The Bab.   [ Back To Reference]