Published on February 4, 2009
Concepts: Anna’s Presentation THE ETERNAL COVENANT (STATION OF BAHA’U’LLAH) • Bahá’i Faith o World religion o Bahá’u’lláh is the Promised One o Purpose of Faith is unity of mankind o In one of His writings, Bahá’u’lláh says QUOTE 1 “That which the Lord hath ordained….” • God o Unknowable o Creator of all things o Created us out of love QUOTE 2 “I loved thy creation, hence I created thee….” • Eternal Covenant o God never leaves us alone o Sends us Manifestation Manifest means to reveal Analogy of the mirror o <Acknowledge station of other Manifestaion> o Bahá’u’lláh addresses the current needs of humanity o Bahá’u’lláh speaks about the day in which we live QUOTE 3 “This is the day……” Any questions? UNIFICATION OF MANKIND • Aim of the Bahá’í Faith • Part of same human family • Garden analogy • Creating unity no easy task • If you choose to join …..to build & maintain unity • How to create unity o If a thought of war…….. o We strive to overcome prejudices of all kinds • Bahá’u’lláh’s Writings teach us how to walk in the ways of unity • There is a wonderful passage from ‘Abdu’l-Bahá ... He says QUOTE 4 “Bahá’u’lláh has drawn the circle of unity….”
BAHÁ’U’LLÁH – SUFFERINGS/INFLUENCE • Innate knowledge • Chose to care for humanity • Sufferings/Influence • Share some detail (Shiyah Chal, exiled 4 times, Akka) • Bahá’u’lláh wrote about the Most Great Prison, Akka QUOTE 5 “Remember My days during thy days, …..” • Bahá’u’lláh choose to suffer because of His love for mankind QUOTE 6 “The Ancient Beauty hath consented to be bound with chains….” • Despite powerful opposition & persecution Bahá’u’lláh’s influence grew • He revealed Word of God for more than 40 years • Victory of His Cause certain • Holiest Spot – Akka • Someday I hope you can go on pilgrimage as well … THE BÁB • Manifestation announced HWGWMM • “The Gate” • Called people to purify hearts to recognize HWGWMM • Thousands accepted • Persecution/martyrdom • To see how penetrating His Words are QUOTE 7 “Is there any Remover…..” QUOTE 8 “Say: God sufficieth all things above all things….” • Memorize first prayer, said in times of difficulty • Remains in Haifa • W/Bahá’u’lláh remains in Akka • Twin cities are the spiritual and administrative center BAHÁ’U’LLÁH’S COVENANT (‘ABDU’L-BAHÁ) • Bahá’is have entered into a Covenant w/ Bahá’u’lláh • Division into sects • Bahá’u’lláh protected the unity of Faith • Appointing ‘Abdu’l-Bahá successor, Sole Interpreter, Exemplar • His life demonstrated how to be a Bahá’í • By focusing on Him we o Learn love, justice, generosity o Remain aware of our Covenant w/ Bahá’u’lláh • ‘Abdu’l-Bahá appointed Shoghi Effendi • Election of the Universal House of Justice o Envisioned by Bahá’u’lláh, described by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá & Shoghi Effendi
LAWS • Manifestation brings laws • Some eternal, some change • Laws are for our protection and happiness • Obey out of love QUOTE 9 “ the lamps of My loving……” and “Observe My commandments…” • Prayer o Analogy of food o Prayer nourishes our spiritual growth o Some prayers are special, some obligatory o One obligatory prayer recited by Bahá'ís everyday o Invite to a devotional or ask them to host one in their home QUOTE 10 “ I bear witness…..” • Backbiting o destroys unity o unfortunately, established practice among humanity o ‘Abdu’l-Bahá tells us to do opposite o ten good qualities/one fault example QUOTE 11: “O Companion of My Throne……” • Prohibits Alcohol and Substance Abuse o Great social ill o Causes violence, destroys family life, causes people to act shamefully o We were created noble o Here is a beautiful quote from Bahá’u’lláh’s Writings about nobility QUOTE 12: “ O Son of Spirit! I created thee rich….” • Educate children o Obligation of parents and society o Here is a short passage from ‘Abdu’l-Bahá that explains the importance of moral and spiritual education QUOTE 13: “Therefore, the beloved of God…..” QUOTE 14: “The first duty….” o Bahá’u’lláh Writings teach us how to do this effectively o Local children's classes o Invite them to assist with classes or invite their children to participate
BUILDING A NEW WORLD ORDER – BAHÁ'Í COMMUNITY • Inviting to join a religion o Very organized o Aim: unification of the entire human race o Building a world civilization o Three participants in this work • Individual o Firm in Covenant o Strive to align life w/ Bahá’u’lláh’s Teachings and serve humanity o Life does not end with death o One’s relation with God is eternal o Matrix analogy o To achieve our purpose we must work, serve, and share knowledge w/others • Community o Humans not created to live alone o Live in communities o Must work together to build new civilization o Learn to be united • Institutions o Institutions represent 3rd participant o Bahá’u’lláh brought His own Administrative Order o Supreme institution, Universal House of Justice o NSA o LSA, which you will get to know the soonest No clergy Guide affairs of community Watch over well-being of individual believers Elected in prayerful atmosphere by secret ballot Through them we learn how new order can be estab. in society • Share declaration card and invite them to become a Bahá’i • End presentation with a prayer QUOTE 15: “O God! Refresh and gladden….” Chris Sheehan and Laurie King
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