15. Commanding

…His command is everlasting life. _John 12:50

Behold, I set before you today a blessing and a curse: the blessing, if you obey the commandments of the Lord your God which I command you today; and the curse, if you do not obey the commandments of the Lord your God, but turn aside from the way which I command you today, to go after other gods which you have not known. _Deuteronomy 11:26-28

Be always on the watch [search]…that you may be able to escape all that is about to happen, and that you may be able to stand before the Son of Man. _Christ (Luke 21:36)

…seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. _Christ (Matt. 7:7)

O people of the Gospel! They who were not in the Kingdom have now entered it, whilst We behold you, in this day, tarrying at the gate. Rend the veils asunder by the power of your Lord, the Almighty, the All-Bounteous, and enter, then, in My name My Kingdom. Thus biddeth you He Who desireth for you everlasting life…370 _Bahá’u’lláh

Cast away that which ye possess, and, on the wings of detachment, soar beyond all created things. Thus biddeth you the Lord of creation…371 _Bahá’u’lláh

Your sciences shall not profit you in this day, nor your arts, nor your treasures, nor your glory. Cast them all behind your backs, and set your faces towards the Most Sublime Word…372 _Bahá’u’lláh

Thy Paradise is My love; thy heavenly home, reunion with Me. Enter therein and tarry not. This is that which hath been destined for thee in Our kingdom above and Our exalted Dominion.373 _Bahá’u’lláh

O Son Of Being!
With the hands of power I made thee and with the fingers of strength I created thee; and within thee have I placed the essence of My light. Be thou content with it and seek naught else, for My work is perfect and My command is binding. Question it not, nor have a doubt thereof.374 _Bahá’u’lláh

o son of light!
Forget all save Me and commune with My spirit. This is of the essence of My command, therefore turn unto it. _375Bahá’u’lláh

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the first and great commandment. _Christ (Matt. 22:37-38)

This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. _Christ (John 15:12)

O Son Of Man!
Transgress not thy limits, nor claim that which beseemeth thee not. Prostrate thyself before the countenance of thy God, the Lord of might and power.376 _Bahá’u’lláh

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