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Selections From the Writings of the Báb

  • Author:
  • The Báb

  • Source:
  • Bahá’í World Centre, 1982 lightweight edition
  • Pages:
  • 217
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Pages 44-45

“AS to those who deny Him Who is the Sublime Gate of …”

AS to those who deny Him Who is the Sublime Gate of God, for them We have prepared, as justly decreed by God, a sore torment. And He, God, is the Mighty, the Wise.
We have, of a truth, sent down this divinely-inspired Book unto Our Servant… Ask ye then Him Who is Our Remembrance of its interpretation, inasmuch as He, as 45 divinely-ordained and through the grace of God, is invested with the knowledge of its verses…
O children of men! If ye believe in the one True God, follow Me, this Most Great Remembrance of God sent forth by your Lord, that He may graciously forgive you your sins. Verily He is forgiving and compassionate toward the concourse of the faithful. We, of a truth, choose the Messengers through the potency of Our Word, and We exalt Their offspring, some over others, through the Great Remembrance of God as decreed in the Book and concealed therein…
Some of the people of the city have declared: ‘We are the helpers of God’, but when this Remembrance came suddenly upon them, they turned aside from helping Us. Verily God is My Lord and your true Lord, therefore worship Him, while this Path from ‘Alí [the Báb] is none but the straight Path 1 in the estimation of your Lord. Chapter III.
1. cf. Qur’án 3:50   [ Back To Reference]