Know Thou That When The Son Of Man
Know thou that when the Son of Man yielded up His breath to God, the whole
creation wept with a great weeping. By sacrificing Himself, however, a
fresh capacity was infused into all created things. Its evidences, as
witnessed in all the peoples of the earth, are now manifest before thee.
The deepest wisdom which the sages have uttered, the profoundest learning
which any mind hath unfolded, the arts which the ablest hands have
produced, the influence exerted by the most potent of rulers, are but
manifestations of the quickening power released by His transcendent, His
all-pervasive, and resplendent Spirit.
We testify that when He came into the world, He shed the splendor of His
glory upon all created things. Through Him the leper recovered from the
leprosy of perversity and ignorance. Through Him, the unchaste and wayward
were healed. Through His power, born of Almighty God, the eyes of the
blind were opened, and the soul of the sinner sanctified.
Leprosy may be interpreted as any veil that interveneth between man and
the recognition of the Lord, his God. Whoso alloweth himself to be shut
out from Him is indeed a leper, who shall not be remembered in the Kingdom
of God, the Mighty, the All-Praised. We bear witness that through the
power of the Word of God every leper was cleansed, every sickness was
healed, every human infirmity was banished. He it is Who purified the
world. Blessed is the man who, with a face beaming with light, hath turned
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