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by iranpour
Wed Dec 10, 2014 5:59 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: islam and bahai
Replies: 7
Views: 12004

Re: islam and bahai

The following writings of ‘Abdu’l-Baha conforms the subject of our discussion: “So it is that Christ said to one of His disciples: "Let the dead bury their dead" for "That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. Observe: those who in appear...
by iranpour
Tue Dec 09, 2014 10:03 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: islam and bahai
Replies: 7
Views: 12004

Re: islam and bahai

Our dear friend chris(tnt)rhol has written: Just to clarify my position further. Jesus when he returns will not be born as a baby. It is impossible for Christ to come as a baby a second time around. The BIRTH, the life, the death and resurrection was needed only once ie the complete sacrifice. First...
by iranpour
Wed Aug 20, 2014 4:14 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Next Manifestation of God
Replies: 6
Views: 14732

Re: Next Manifestation of God

Our friend Pouria_19 has written: Scattered in His Writings, Bahá'u'lláh, repeatedly, reveales the phrase: "He doeth, whatsoever He willeth, and ordaineth what he desireth." (the latter of the passage has varying wording) -It can be debated that, this passage alone, can 'over-rule' the pas...
by iranpour
Thu Jul 17, 2014 5:25 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: In Shíráz an “earthquake" July 1850
Replies: 22
Views: 31426

Re: In Shíráz an “earthquake" July 1850

My answer to the question is from another angle of the subject, because brettz9’ has completely clarified the subject. I want to say that whatever we find in the Baha’i literature regarding the Earthquakes are as other signs of the Resurrection, presenting proofs for the fulfilment of the prophecies...
by iranpour
Sat Jun 07, 2014 8:18 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: God told me about baha'i
Replies: 5
Views: 13556

Re: God told me about baha'i

Hello Burdalla00, Nice hearing your fantastic story and conveyance of your wonderful experience. You have written: He told me that there need to be a moral reawakening on earth and that I need to share this and spread the word to use these words to unify all religions under the name of the one and o...
by iranpour
Thu May 08, 2014 5:36 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Is God’s “inmost Essence” manifest?
Replies: 5
Views: 16645

Re: Is God’s “inmost Essence” manifest?

Thank you very much Brett for your comment, I will consider and try to have short posts hereafter. VII The answer to our Muslim friend who was trying to find fault with the Writings of Baha’u’llah. A Muslim friend wrote on the same thread and the same Forum ( Baha’i Forums ) that while in the Baha’...
by iranpour
Wed May 07, 2014 10:23 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Is God’s “inmost Essence” manifest?
Replies: 5
Views: 16645

Re: Is God’s “inmost Essence” manifest?

VI THE RELATION OF DIVINE MANIFESTATIONS WITH GOD. The Bahá’í Writings contain many passages that elucidate the nature of the Manifestation and His relationship to God. Bahá’u’lláh underlines the unique and transcendent nature of the Godhead. He explains that “since there can be no tie of direct in...
by iranpour
Tue May 06, 2014 2:38 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Is God’s “inmost Essence” manifest?
Replies: 5
Views: 16645

Re: Is God’s “inmost Essence” manifest?

III THE NAMES, ATTRIBUTES AND ESSENCE OF GOD ARE UNKNOWABLE AND ABOVE OUR COMPREHENSION. Baha’u’llah has revealed: “Since there can be no tie of direct intercourse to bind the one true God with His creation” God ordains that “in every age and dispensation a pure and stainless Soul be made manifest ...
by iranpour
Mon May 05, 2014 8:10 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Is God’s “inmost Essence” manifest?
Replies: 5
Views: 16645

Is God’s “inmost Essence” manifest?

A Baha’i friend had written in the “Baha’i Forums” as follows: The following two quotes seem contradictory, but I'm sure there must be a way to reconcile them: Quote: "Know thou that God—exalted and glorified be He—doth in no wise manifest His inmost Essence and Reality. From time immemorial He...
by iranpour
Thu May 01, 2014 3:48 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Destruction of Shiraz cemetery has begun
Replies: 2
Views: 9758

Re: Destruction of Shiraz cemetery has begun

Guide us to the straight path. (Qur’an, 1:6) MAY GOD guide them to the STRAIGHT PATH. “The straight path is the one which guideth man to the dayspring of perception and to the dawning-place of true understanding and leadeth him to that which will redound to glory, honour and greatness”. (Tablets of...
by iranpour
Sun Apr 20, 2014 2:43 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Claim of Ahmad as the Messiah
Replies: 2
Views: 13677

Re: Claim of Ahmad as the Messiah

(VIII). When the Qá'im arises, will experience as a result of the ignorance of the people worse than what the Apostle of God experienced at the hands of the ignorant people of the Time of Ignorance because the Apostle of God came to a people who worshipped stones and wood but the Qá'im will come to...
by iranpour
Sun Apr 20, 2014 3:53 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Claim of Ahmad as the Messiah
Replies: 2
Views: 13677

Re: Claim of Ahmad as the Messiah

(IV). Mahdi will be seen performing Tawaf (to go round circumambulation) in Mecca during the period of Hajj. We read in the Baha’i History that in the second month of Sha'ban, of the year 1260 A.H. (September, 1844) the Bab proceeded, in fulfilment of Islamic traditions, to visit the Ka’bih. This p...
by iranpour
Fri Apr 18, 2014 2:11 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Claim of Ahmad as the Messiah
Replies: 2
Views: 13677

Claim of Ahmad as the Messiah

There was a thread in the “Baha'i Forums” with the title “Claim of Ahmad as the Messiah” which is written by a follower of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian, who had first claimed to be Muhaddath [Narrator (of Traditions), Innovator…] and then claimed he was himself both, of the Promised Ones of Muslims,...
by iranpour
Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:21 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Shia Muslim attacking the faith at bahaiforums.com
Replies: 4
Views: 11815

Re: Shia Muslim attacking the faith at bahaiforums.com

As you know, the phrase, “light upon light” which has taken from the Qur’an is used and prevalent in the Persian literature as, “Wonderful!”, “Grate!” “Splendid!”. So it is in the Baha’i writings as your quote which means, it would be WONDERFUL if the child be trained to be learned and good. As you ...
by iranpour
Mon Feb 10, 2014 3:50 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Shia Muslim attacking the faith at bahaiforums.com
Replies: 4
Views: 11815

Re: Shia Muslim attacking the faith at bahaiforums.com

Hello lightuponlight I have read the threads you have mentioned in that Forum one of them was, “Baha'u'llah's orders and sayings about non-Baha'is” and was sorry that I was no more the member of that forum because once I quoted one of my writings which I had posted to a Non-Baha’i forum and the mana...
by iranpour
Tue Jan 07, 2014 4:40 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Prophecies fulfilled by Muhammad
Replies: 4
Views: 13287

Re: Prophecies fulfilled by Muhammad

VI. Another prophecy of the Gospel which was fulfilled by Muhammad the Prophet and His son in law ‘Ali, is as follows: “And I will give POWER unto my two WITNESSES, (1) and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and threescore days (1260 days), (2) clothed in sackcloth. These are the two olive t...
by iranpour
Tue Jan 07, 2014 4:36 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Prophecies fulfilled by Muhammad
Replies: 4
Views: 13287

Re: Prophecies fulfilled by Muhammad

III. The following prophecy from The Old Testament refers to FOUR SUCCESSIVE REVELATIONS: “And this is the blessing, wherewith Moses the man ofGod blessed the children of Israel before his death. And he said, The Lord came from SINAI, and rose up from SEIR unto them; he shined forth from mount PARAN...
by iranpour
Tue Jan 07, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Prophecies fulfilled by Muhammad
Replies: 4
Views: 13287

Re: Prophecies fulfilled by Muhammad

Mike has written: In the Kitab-i-Iqan Baha'u'llah explains how He has fulfilled prophecies in both the Bible and the Quran. Is there anything in the Baha'i Writings that shed light on how Muhammad fulfilled prophecies in previous Revelations? I. ‘Abdu’l-Baha, states that every Divine Manifestation f...
by iranpour
Wed Dec 25, 2013 5:57 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: My rewrite of "Because All Men Are Brothers"
Replies: 2
Views: 8639

Re: My rewrite of "Because All Men Are Brothers"

Well done Jennyferatemple That is a wonderful poem! :thumbs:
by iranpour
Sat Dec 21, 2013 4:45 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Returning to Faith
Replies: 13
Views: 20545

Re: Returning to Faith

Hello jeniferatemple, you have written: One of my distant friends laughed and asked me why they had not told the interlopers how easy it is to become a Baha'i? I could not answer. I believe that Embracing the Baha’i Faith is an EASY BUT DIFFICULT job! EEASY, if one had the qualifications revealed at...
by iranpour
Sun Dec 15, 2013 5:06 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Equality of Men and Women in the Bab's Writings
Replies: 3
Views: 9813

Re: Equality of Men and Women in the Bab's Writings

Hello c3ponds I couldn’t find the first question regarding the equality of sexes in the Babi Faith. Concerning the second question regarding the words of the Bab on removing the veil of women I didn’t find His words too. But following is a document which reveals the motive of what happened in the Co...
by iranpour
Sat Dec 14, 2013 6:29 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Children of Baha'u'llah
Replies: 3
Views: 8764

Re: Children of Baha'u'llah

What has recorded in Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, the names for the other children of Baha’u’llah and Navvab than Abbas(‘Abdu’l-Baha), Bahíyyih Khanum (The Greatest Holy Leaf) and Mirza Mihdí (The Purest Branch), were as follows: Kázim, Sádiq and two `Alí-Muhammad. If the above names were the e...
by iranpour
Sat Dec 14, 2013 3:41 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Qur'an and women's rights
Replies: 3
Views: 9374

Re: Qur'an and women's rights

The right has given to women to marry a free man and a slave in the following verse of the Qur’an: "ND MARRY THE UNMARRIED AMONG YOU and the righteous among your MALE SLAVES and female slaves. If they should be poor, Allah will enrich them from His bounty, and Allah is all-Encompassing and Know...
by iranpour
Sat Dec 14, 2013 2:16 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Returning to Faith
Replies: 13
Views: 20545

Re: Returning to Faith

Dear Baha’i friend, you have written: I am disinclined to attend any future events with out a card. Though “Baha’i cards were not mandated by Baha’u’llah, Abdu’l-Baha or Shoghi Effendi, the cards were a created convenience for ease of administration. Not having one does not make one a non-Baha’i nor...
by iranpour
Fri Dec 13, 2013 4:06 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Returning to Faith
Replies: 13
Views: 20545

Re: Returning to Faith

Hello Jennifer, You have written: In my present life as a Baha'i, it's just me and God. No one else is welcoming or talking to me Welcome BACK to the Baha’i Faith. I think sometimes it is natural for those who embraced the Faith themselves to hesitate on the truthfulness of what they believed, but I...
by iranpour
Sun Nov 17, 2013 7:50 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Question: The Writings of the Báb on two types of knowledge.
Replies: 1
Views: 6622

Re: Question: The Writings of the Báb on two types of knowle

Hello Jonah, I have heard about the verse of the Bab in this connection, but I couldn’t find it in His Persian, Arabic writings and their English translations, but there is such a subject in Islamic literature: In Islam regarding the types of knowledge, there is a saying from the Prophet Muhammad: “...

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