Daily Selection

“The Word of God
 is the king of words
and its pervasive influence is incalculable.
It hath ever dominated
and will continue to dominate
 the realm of being…
…The Word is the master key for the whole world
inasmuch through its potency
the doors of the hearts of men,
which in reality are the doors of heaven,
are unlocked…”

Bahá’u’lláh

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Year 180 B. E. – Bahá/Splendour – Month 18 – Mulk/Dominion

The earth and its myriad organisms,
all minerals, plants and animals are thralls of its dominion.
(‘Abdu’l-Bahá, The Promulgation of Universal Peace, p.30)


Day 4 ʻAẓamat/Grandeur & Jalál/Glory
Saturday February 10th, 2024

I IMPLORE Thee by the splendour
of the light of Thy glorious face,
the majesty of Thine ancient grandeur
and the power of Thy transcendent sovereignty
to ordain for us at this moment every measure
of that which is good and seemly
and to destine for us every portion of the outpourings of Thy grace.
(The Báb, Selections From the Writings of the Báb, p.186)

THE glory of Him Whom God
shall make manifest is immeasurably above every other glory,
and His majesty is far above every other majesty.
(The Báb, Selections From the Writings of the Báb, p.156)


Day 5 Núr/Light & Jamál/Beauty
Sunday February 11th, 2024

The light He hath shed upon all things
is none but the splendour of His Own Self.
(The Báb, Selections From the Writings of the Báb, p.211)

His beauty excelleth every other embodiment of beauty,
and His grandeur
immensely exceedeth every other manifestation of grandeur.
(The Báb, Selections From the Writings of the Báb, p.157-158)


Day 6 Raḥmat/Mercy & Kamál/Perfection
Monday, February 12th, 2024

He causeth him whom He pleaseth to enter the shadow of His Mercy.
(The Báb, Selections From the Writings of the Báb, p.77)

NO created thing shall ever attain its paradise
unless it appeareth in its highest prescribed degree of perfection.
(The Báb, Selections From the Writings of the Báb, p.88)


Day 7 Kalimát/Words & Fidál/Grace
Tuesday, February 12th, 2024

Words with true faith shall be immune from the fire.
(The Báb, Selections From the Writings of the Báb, p.99)

Graciously inspire me, O my God,
through Thy grace and bounty,
Thy glory and majesty,
and Thy dominion and grandeur,
for no one mighty and all-knowing can I find beside Thee.
(The Báb, Selections From the Writings of the Báb, p.194)

Day 8 Kamál/Perfection & Idál/Justice
Wednesday February 13th, 2024

Likewise, reflect upon the perfection of man’s creation,
and that all these planes
and states are folded up
and hidden away within him.
(Bahá’u’lláh, The Seven Valleys And the Four Valleys, p.34)

O people of God! That which traineth the world is Justice,
for it is upheld by two pillars, reward and punishment.
(Bahá’u’lláh, Tablets of Bahá’u’lláh Revealed After the Kitáb-i-Aqdas, p.27)

Day 9 Asmáʼ/Names & Istijlál/Majesty
Thursday February 14th, 2024

Forget the world of creation, O Pen,
and turn thou towards the face of thy Lord, the Lord of all names.
(Bahá’u’lláh, Gleanings From the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh, p.32)

Uncover before them,
O my Lord, the majesty of Thy Cause,
lest they be led to doubt Thy sovereignty
and the power of Thy might.
(Bahá’u’lláh, Prayers and Meditations by Bahá’u’lláh, p.47)

Day 10 ʻIzzat/Might & Istiqlál/Independence
Friday February 15th, 2024

Such are the evidences of the might of God;
how fearful, how vehement is His might,
and how justly doth He wield it!
(Bahá’u’lláh, The Summons of the Lord of Hosts, p.20)

In this station he beholdeth himself established
upon the throne of independence and the seat of exaltation.
(Bahá’u’lláh, Gems of Divine Mysteries (Javáhiru’l-Asrár), p.105)

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“The understanding of His words
and the comprehension of the utterances of the Birds of Heaven
are in no wise dependent upon human learning.
They depend solely upon purity of heart,
chastity of soul,
freedom of spirit.”

Bahá’u’lláh