155 Take Heed Lest Ye Be Prevented By Aught That Hath Been Recorded In The Book From Hearkening Unto This The Living Book #134

The Book is the record of the revealed Word of the Manifestations of

God. The Living Book is a reference to the Person of the Manifestation.

These words contain an allusion to a statement of the Bab in the Persian

Bayan about the Living Book, which He identifies as Him Whom God will

make manifest. In one of His Tablets Baha'u'llah Himself states: The Book

of God hath been sent down in the form of this Youth.

In this verse of the Aqdas, and again in paragraph 168 of the Aqdas,

Baha'u'llah refers to Himself as the Living Book. He cautions the

followers of every other Faith against seeking reasons in their Holy

Books for refuting the utterances of the Living Book. He admonishes the

people not to allow what has been recorded in the Book to prevent them

from recognising His Station and from holding fast to what is in this new


154 Raise Up And Exalt The Two Houses In The Twin Hallowed Spots 156 Tribute To This Revelation From The Pen Of Him Who Was My Herald #135 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail