WE, FOLLOWERS OF CHRIST


The prison-city of Akka, Israel,

the last site of the banishment of the 'Prisoner of Akka', Baha'u'llah.


Dear Angels,

We, Baha'is, are followers of Christ in His second coming, also called the Prisoner of Akka, Baha'u'llah.

We fully recognize the validity of Christianity for the time prescribed by God's command:

As to the position of Christianity, let it be stated without any hesitation or equivocation that its divine origin is unconditionally acknowledged, that the Sonship and Divinity of Jesus Christ are fearlessly asserted, that the divine inspiration of the Gospel is fully recognized, that the reality of the mystery of the Immaculacy of the Virgin Mary is confessed, and the primacy of Peter, the Prince of the Apostles, is upheld and defended.

- Shoghi Effendi

And we accept Jesus Christ as our model of sanctification:

Saints are men who have freed themselves from the world of matter and who have overcome sin. They live in the world but are not of it, their thoughts being continually in the world of the spirit. Their lives are spent in holiness, and their deeds show forth love, justice and godliness. They are illumined from on high; they are as bright and shining lamps in the dark places of the earth. These are the saints of God. The apostles, who were the disciples of Jesus Christ, were just as other men are; they, like their fellows, were attracted by the things of the world, and each thought only of his own advantage. They knew little of justice, nor were the Divine perfections found in their midst. But when they followed Christ and believed in Him, their ignorance gave place to understanding, cruelty was changed to justice, falsehood to truth, darkness into light. They had been worldly, they became spiritual and divine. They had been children of darkness, they became sons of God, they became saints! Strive therefore to follow in their steps, leaving all worldly things behind, and striving to attain to the Spiritual Kingdom.

- Abdu’l-Baha
But we withdraw from such rituals as those outlined here:
... those elements which in past Dispensations have, without the least authority from their Founders, been a source of corruption and of incalculable harm to the Faith of God, have been strictly excluded by the clear text of Baha'u'llah's writings. Those unwarranted practices, in connection with the sacrament of baptism, of communion, of confession of sins, of asceticism, of priestly domination, of elaborate ceremonials, of holy war and of polygamy, have one and all been rigidly suppressed by the Pen of Baha'u'llah...

- Shoghi Effendi, the Guardian of the Baha'i Faith
On the subject of the return of Christ and such prophecies, we offer for your investigation this DOCUMENT by the author Moojan Momen.

HERE is more on the spiritual relationship between Christ and Baha'u'llah. 

But you see, the same is true for the relationship between all major religions. They all come from the same Source but are given at different times, accordingly to the needs of humanity. This is the process called PROGRESSIVE REVELATION
that may be all new to you. So, have a look?


As a last word and has He said: "Let not names shut you out as by a veil from Him Who is their Lord, even the name of Prophet, for such a name is but a creation of His utterance."

Open the doors of your hearts. He Who is the Spirit verily standeth before them. Wherefore keep ye afar from Him Who hath purposed to draw you nigh unto a Resplendent Spot? Say: We, in truth, have opened unto you the gates of the Kingdom. Will ye bar the doors of your houses in My face? This indeed is naught but a grievous error. He, verily, hath again come down from heaven, even as He came down from it the first time. Beware lest ye dispute that which He proclaimeth, even as the people before you disputed His utterances. Thus instructeth you the True One, could ye but perceive it.

- Baha’u’llah



Be wonderfully blessed !

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