Let Not Your Hearts Be Perturbed O People
Let not your hearts be perturbed, O people, when the glory of My Presence
is withdrawn, and the ocean of My utterance is stilled. In My presence
amongst you there is a wisdom, and in My absence there is yet another,
inscrutable to all but God, the Incomparable, the All-Knowing. Verily, We
behold you from Our realm of glory, and shall aid whosoever will arise for
the triumph of Our Cause with the hosts of the Concourse on high and a
company of Our favored angels.
O peoples of the earth! God, the Eternal Truth, is My witness that streams
of fresh and soft-flowing waters have gushed from the rocks, through the
sweetness of the words uttered by your Lord, the Unconstrained; and still
ye slumber. Cast away that which ye possess, and, on the wings of
detachment, soar beyond all created things. Thus biddeth you the Lord of
creation, the movement of Whose Pen hath revolutionized the soul of
Know ye from what heights your Lord, the All-Glorious is calling? Think ye
that ye have recognized the Pen wherewith your Lord, the Lord of all
names, commandeth you? Nay, by My life! Did ye but know it, ye would
renounce the world, and would hasten with your whole hearts to the
presence of the Well-Beloved. Your spirits would be so transported by His
Word as to throw into commotion the Greater World--how much more this small
and petty one! Thus have the showers of My bounty been poured down from
the heaven of My loving-kindness, as a token of My grace; that ye may be
of the thankful....
Beware lest the desires of the flesh and of a corrupt inclination provoke
divisions among you. Be ye as the fingers of one hand, the members of one
body. Thus counselleth you the Pen of Revelation, if ye be of them that
Consider the mercy of God and His gifts. He enjoineth upon you that which
shall profit you, though He Himself can well dispense with all creatures.
Your evil doings can never harm Us, neither can your good works profit Us.
We summon you wholly for the sake of God. To this every man of
understanding and insight will testify.
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