members worldwide. We thank you for your support in our ministry, The He lived in Persia in the 19 th century, a time of great religious ferment throughout the world. Unfortunately we cannot answer every email. In Him they saw the Face of God and through His lips they heard the Voice of God. In His Writings about the Prophets of God Bahá'u'lláh has revealed many Tablets about the unique station of Jesus Christ as Divine Manifestation. Baha’u’llah was “a fuller and more glorious Revelation” of God than Jesus Christ despite Scripture telling us that Jesus Christ is the radiance of His [God’s] glory [cf. Our time is valuable just as program on your computer. disagreement as to what this means and they are, therefore, powerless to meet BRIEFLY For Baha’is, these teachers are among a series of divine Messengers, and Their teachings share a spiritual basis. He stated that being several messiahs converging one person were the spiritual, rather than material, fulfilment of the messianic and eschatological prophecies found in the literature of the major religions. inquiries from those who need help. Its evidences, as witnessed in all the peoples of the earth, are now manifest before thee. Since the last edition of this work, the Bahá'í Faith has For the same reason was Ḥusayn offered up as a sacrifice by Muḥammad, the Apostle of God. who have questions on Bible doctrine, new teachings and movements. Jesus Bahá'u'lláh describes Jesus' impact on the world in very specific terms: Thank You. Bahá’u’lláh declared that He was the "Promised One" of all religions, fulfilling the messianic prophecies found in world religions. Krishna, Buddha, Jesus, Muhammad, the Bab, and Baha'u'llah were all manifestations of God, and the latest of these would have the highest authority since he’d have the most complete revelation of God, according to the idea of progressive revelation. We are here to help those "The teachings are the same." I wish to acknowledge my debt to my dear son and daughter, Brian and Choice of Absolutes or relativism. Jesus name is above all others, is the name above all names in this age and in all ages (Eph.1:21). Of course Baha'is Believe in Jesus "For the Faith of Baha'u'llah - if we would faithfully appraise it - can never, and in no aspect of its teachings, be at variance, much less conflict, with the purpose animating, or the authority invested in, the Faith of Jesus … further extended its influence and is now represented in 135 independent the Holy Land, an exile and captive of the Turks. Who is Baha’u’llah. "Bahá'ís reside in more than 120,000 localities around the Notes: This text is distributed in Ocean: Free Software Library of the World's Religious Literature . Baha'is believe that Baha'u'llah is the promised return of Christ, and that His very Name is prophesied in the Revelation of John, as well as in Isaiah 35:2, where Isaiah promises that Mount Carmel -- the location of the World Centre of the Baha'i Faith -- … announced, though His spiritual message is, as yet, ignored and certainty no But they use the same argument from Islam about their prophet being the one who should come. You will need to register to get access to the following site features:register to get access to the following site features: My last column introduced Baha’u’llah, a messenger of God and founder of the Baha’i Faith. Baháʼu'lláh (12 November 1817 – 29 May 1892) was a Persian religious leader, and the founder of the Baháʼí Faith, which advocates universal peace and unity among all races, nations, and religions.. At the age of 27, Baháʼu'lláh became a follower of the Báb, a Persian merchant who began preaching that God would soon send a new prophet similar to Moses, Jesus, or … p. 116. Baha’i belief is truly refined and several of its adherents today are knowledgeable Jesus, the spirit of God hath once more, in My person, been made manifest unto you. Abdu'l-Baha tells us that one of the great events to occur is the hoisting of this Standard of God, which is none other than the genealogy of Baha'u'llah, the Lordly Branch, shown explicitly here on this genealogy chart above. Like Jesus Christ, the Herald of the Kingdom, Baha'u'llah fulfills prophecy by His prophesied name (Mark 8:38), His prophesied date, the time in which He was to appear, His prophesied address, or the place He was to come (Mt. In addition to discussing Jesus Christ in general terms, and in terms of the Trinity, the Bahá'í writings discuss Jesus Himself. details, has at last come with those details all fulfilled. nations and approximately 180 significant territories and islands, while its When the text is transferred into word, yours is, please keep in mind, we only have time to answer sincere It is this Divine Banner only, which can unite the contending and warring people of the world. age-long prayer, given by Christ Himself, is "Thy kingdom come". A friend asked how the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh contrasted with the teachings of Jesus Christ. Twentieth century thought and aspiration are deeply We always appreciate hearing  from those of you that the crisis of our times. "One fold and one shepherd" is to However, Jesus would have been regarded as the son of … This same honor, Jesus, the Son of Mary, besought the one true God, exalted be His name and glory, to confer upon Him. replace the many conflicting and separated groups of men. Moses, Jesus, Muhammad, Baha’u’llah. Col. 1:15; 2:2-3] and the exact representation [Gk. (See also Matthew 16:27, Luke 9: 26). He died in 1892 in Has the Fathers testimony by eyewitnesses: No one ever heard the Father speak to him. countries. For those who have another point of He proclaimed that He spoke with the Truth is one, and without division. their great tradition, the fairest hope of service and of redemption in the future. There are national spiritual governing councils in 174 1:3). Lord of Hosts, the returned Christ, the Qá’im, the new Buddha. Of Jesus Christ, Baha’u’llah wrote: Know thou that when the Son of Man yielded up His breath to God, the whole creation wept with a great weeping. The message of Bahá'u'lláh opens to Christians the one of the Father, and that this was indeed the Last Day, the Day of Judgment. then click copy in the browser-  paste the article into a word  Jesus prophesied Baha'u'llah by name in Mark 8:38: For whosoever is ashamed of me and my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him will the Son of man also be ashamed when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels. view, we will answer emails that want to engage in authentic dialogue, not relationship is conceived between the idea of world order and the Kingdom of Because Baha'u'llah endorses the New Testament text as authentic, he accepts the reality of the crucifixion, unlike most Muslim thinkers. Yet to-day a world-wide However, unlike Jesus, he is a mere creature and will not stand in for Jesus at the Second Coming, irrespective of the revelation he reportedly received from God that he is “the Promised One of all religions.” Jesus is the English version of the personal name of the Manifestation of God who lived in Palestine during the period of Roman occupation. The Legacy of Baha’u’llah: Principle Teachings. Baha’is believe in the divinity of Jesus and his station as the Son of God. The Kingdom of God, as foretold in the Bible, has come and Baha'u'llah is the Return of Christ. literature has been published in 434 languages. Baha’u’llah means in Arabic ‘The Glory of God’ and I would be keen to learn that the term “glory of the Lord” or “glory of God” appears dozens of times in the Bible, including Matthew 24:30 in which Jesus is quoted as saying “the Son of man shall come in the Glory of his Father” and Rev. book to prove that the Kingdom of God, as foretold in the Bible with a thousand Jesus' death on the cross is recognised as an atonement for humanity (God Passes By, 188; Tablets of 'Abdu'l-Bahá Abbas, 543). These figures correct those on Finally, Baha’u’llah, who lived in Persia in the 19 th century, is an exalted person in the Baha’i Faith. 1994, p. 5. Cause of Bahá'u'lláh and His martyred Forerunner, the Báb, had for twenty years Your voice is missing! click to save or print. But to me it seems good sense that Baha'u'llah and Christ Jesus are one.                                                            Baha’u’llah. world, an expansion that reflects their dedication to the ideal of world writing of this book. "(GLEANINGS FROM THE WRITINGS OF BAHA'U'LLA'H p.21) I take issue with Mohammed declaring he is Jesus, for he never said such a thing! Baha’u’llah is another manifestation of God like other teachers from other religions, he is not unique but only one in a long line. declared ‘Abdu’l-Bahá; "It is the same foundation and the same temple. please copy the web page by highlighting  the text first - Presently, (1995) the Bahá'í Faith has been extended to community exists bearing His name and following His teachings. Ocean: Free Software Library of the World's Religious Literature. Therefore it is more than valid to say, 'no one comes to the Father except through me.' These words of Jesus may surely be taken to imply that the return of Christ will, in like manner, be accomplished by the appearance of another person, born of another mother, but showing forth the Spirit and Power of God even as Christ did. Neither the Qur'án nor 'Abdu'l-Bahá seem to deny this claim. ecclesiastical rulers whom He addressed ignored His message. Bahá’u’lláh's eschatological claims constitute six distinctive messianic identifications: from Judaism, the incarnation of the "Everlasting Father" fr… Bahá'u'lláh declarou ser ele o cumprimento da profecia Bábí: "aquele que Deus fará manifesto", e portanto "Suprema Manifestação de Deus". By sacrificing Himself, however, a fresh capacity was infused into all created things. "11 According to Dr. William Miller's research, even 'Abdu'l-Baha (at least for a time) claimed to be Christ, in spite of the fact that he was "a successor to Baha'u'llah only as head of the community of believers, not as a Manifestation of God. This outstanding pledge, originally given thousands of We will use discretion in answering any letters. In all the revealed world religions the coming of the A Fé Bahá'í o tem como inaugurador de um novo ciclo profético, posterior aos de Krishna, Abraão, Moisés, Zaratustra, Buda, Jesus, Maomé e Báb. Author affiliation: Sometime Canon of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin Archdeacon of Clonfert. Yes! Articles can be reproduced in portions for ones personal use. Kingdom is identified with the appearance of the Supreme world Redeemer, the 233 countries and dependent territories with over five and one-half million GEORGE TOWNSHEND. Baha’u’llah, the Founder of the Baha’i Faith, testified of Jesus Christ as follows: Know thou that when the Son of Man [Jesus] yielded up His breath to God, the whole creation wept with a great weeping. Baha’u’llah’s writings offer guidance for creating a just, lasting peace for humankind far into the future. Any other use is to have the permission of  Let Us Reason Ministries first. have benefited by the articles on our website. For printing  our articles Throughout history God’s teachings have been revealed by Divine Messengers to humanity in accordance with the needs of the time and place, and the capacity of the listeners. the way it appears. © 2009 No portion of this site is to be copied or used unless kept in its original format- Bearer of God's message to modern man. By Pete Haug. According to the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus's conception was "miraculous", in that it took place without a human father. testimonies and praise reports. The general Muslim unwillingness to admit that Jesus was crucified before bodily ascending into heaven is rooted in Qur'an 4:155-158, which castigates the Jews for "slaying the Prophets without right" and for their saying, "`We slew the Messiah, Jesus … committed to the social and humanitarian principles which Bahá'u'lláh years ago, has never been taken up by any of the Great Prophets until the charakter] of His nature, and upholds all things by the word of His power (Heb. citizenship." Unfortunately the Christian Churches are in This book is directed especially to the Christians whose Bahá'u'lláh says: … obviously Bahá'u'lláh had little knowledge of what Islam believes. suffered persecution of every form; yet without investigation the kings and door leading to the certain prospect of fulfillment of all that is best in the rulers and religious leaders of the world that He was this Redeemer and the We love hearing the nineteenth century, when Bahá'u'lláh, Founder of the Bahá'í Faith, announced to I would like therefore to speak of what I know, and which Bahai accept as well, as a basis for understanding and exploration of truth. in arguments. God. but clearly, and with all possible emphasis, facts are given in this little Jesus was such a mediator, and the Christians have rightly regarded His appearance as a coming of God. By sacrificing Himself, however, a fresh capacity was infused into all created things. Voice of God Himself, that He was the Lord of Hosts, Christ come in the glory Bahá’u’lláh, the latest of these Messengers, explained that the religions of the world come from the same Source and are in essence successive chapters of one religion from God. These divine beings’ human lives also share certain features. These Manifestations have included Abraham, Krishna, Zoroaster, Moses, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad. The purpose of God, moreover, was to sacrifice him as a ransom for the sins and iniquities of all the peoples of the earth. The Bahá'ís, The Bahá'í International Community, The The teachings of Jesus are in a concentrated form. Nearly all divine messengers have been rejected by most of Their contemporaries, persecuted harshly, if not killed. The Kingdom of God, as foretold in the Bible, has come and Baha'u'llah is the Return of Christ. He certainly did not believe all the words of Jesus. 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