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The Bab and 'Abdu'l-Baha also wrote extensively. Their works also constitute part of Baha'i sacred Scriptures. Here are a few references in English: (2:1)

By Baha'u'llah:

Gleanings from the Writings of Baha'u'llah
The Hidden Words of Baha'u'llah
The Seven Valleys and the Four Valleys
The Book of Certitude
Prayers and Meditations by Baha'u'llah
The Proclamation of Baha'u'llah
Tablets of Baha'u'llah (2:2)

By the Bab:

Selections from the Writings of the Bab (2:3)

By 'Abdu'l-Baha:

Some Answered Questions
Selections from the Writings of 'Abdu'l-Baha
The Secret of Divine Civilization
The Promulgation of Universal Peace
Paris Talks (2:4)

The following quotations, selected by Shoghi Effendi, the Guardian of the Baha'i Faith, from Baha'i Scriptures, are inscribed over the alcoves and entrances to the Baha'i House of Worship in Wilmette, Illinois. Each of them is like a facet of diamond harvested from the vast mountains of celestial jewels. As you read, ponder in your heart the meaning of each jewel: (2:5)

All the prophets of God proclaim the same faith. (2:6)

Religion is a radiant light and an impregnable stronghold. (2:7)

Ye are the fruits of one tree, and the leaves of one branch. (2:8)

So powerful is unity's light that it can illumine the whole earth. (2:9)

Consort with the followers of all religions with friendliness. (2:10)

O Son of Being! Thou art My lamp and My light is in thee. (2:11)

O Son of Being! Walk in My statutes for love of Me. (2:12)

Thy Paradise is My love; thy heavenly home reunion with Me. (2:13)

The light of a good character surpasseth the light of the sun. (2:14)

The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens. (2:15)

The best beloved of all things in My sight is Justice; turn not away therefrom if thou desirest Me. (2:16)

My love is My stronghold; he that entereth therein is safe and secure. Breathe not the sins of others so long as thou art thyself a sinner. (2:17)

Thy heart is My home; sanctify it for My descent. (2:18)

I have made death a messenger of joy to thee. Wherefore dost thou grieve? (2:19)

Make mention of Me on My earth, that in My heaven I may remember thee. (2:20)

O rich ones on earth! The poor in your midst are My trust; guard ye My trust. (2:21)

The source of all learning is the knowledge of God, exalted be His Glory.5 (2:22)

The Scriptures of a religion are its very heart and soul. They come not from human beings, but from the heart of heaven. They are the hallmark of God's Messengers, the most evident sign of their greatness. Anyone interested in knowing Baha'u'llah should study His writings diligently. He invites the seekers of truth again and again to test Him by His works-- by the heavenly fruits He bears. As Christ declared, a tree must be judged by its fruits. If the fruits are good, the tree must be good. (2:23)

Love is the greatest law in the universe. It is the light of the world. Here are a few fruits from the vineyard of Baha'u'llah's and 'Abdu'l-Baha's works on love: (2:24)


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