The the Baha'i Faith has revealed the existing world religions as more than separate, self-contained entities; each also an essential step in the development of a single dynamic process, an as yet generally unrecognized evolutionary process - destined to ultimately unite the peoples of the world through variously named promised ones - each promise uniquely fulfilled by the coming of the Bab & Baha'u'llah. One of many examples in the Bible: the Lion of the tribe of Juda... hath prevailed to open the book (Rev 5:5) to guide you into all truth (Joh 16:13).

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BIBLE COMMENTARY: ('com' tags) - automatically available in Bible verses - appear in an inline text box called an iframe and include quotes from "Some Answered Questions" by 'Abdu'l-Baha, "God Passes By" by Shoghi Effendi, an index (compiled from the corpus of Baha'i writings) by the National Reference Library Committee of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United States, Dr. John Able, and Others. These mainly concern the Christian subject of the Return of Christ.

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-ed=Comment by Editor (not a book)
10d=10 Days in Light Acca; by Grundy
1ch=1 Chronicles; from Hebrew Bible
1co=1 Corinthians; from New Testament
1jo=1 John; from New Testament
1ki=1 Kings; from Hebrew Bible
1pe=1 Peter; from New Testament
1sm=1 Samuel; from Hebrew Bible
1th=1 Thessalonians; from New Testament
1ti=1 Timothy; from New Testament
2ch=2 Chronicles; from Hebrew Bible
2co=2 Corinthians; from New Testament
2jo=2 John; from New Testament
2ki=2 Kings; from Hebrew Bible
2pe=2 Peter; from New Testament
2sm=2 Samuel; from Hebrew Bible
2th=2 Thessalonians; from New Testament
2ti=2 Timothy; from New Testament
3jo=3 John; from New Testament
abd=Divine Philosophy; by 'Abdu'l-Baha
abf=Letter to Dr. August Forel; by 'Abdu'l-Baha
abl=Abdul-Baha in London; talks by Abdu'l-Baha
abw=Wisdom of Abdu'l-Baha; by 'Abdu'l-Baha
act=Acts; from New Testament
adj=The Advent of Divine Justice; by Shoghi Effendi
amo=Amos; from Hebrew Bible
atn=A Traveler's Narrative; by 'Abdu'l-Baha
bad=Baha'i Administration; by Shoghi Effendi
bne=Baha'u'llah and the New Era; by Dr. J. E. Esslemont
bns=Baha'i News; of U.S.
bpr=Baha'i Prayers; by Central Figures
bprf=Baha'i Proofs; by Mirza Abu'l-Fadl
bsc=Baha'i Scripture from Baha'u'llah & Abdu'l-Baha
bwld=Baha'i World; from U.S.
bw1=Baha'i World Faith (part 1); by Baha'u'llah
bw2=Baha'i World Faith (part 2); by 'Abdu'l-Baha
bwf=Baha'i World Faith; by Baha'u'llah & 'Abdu'l-Baha
cb=Christ and Baha'u'llah; by George Townshend
coc=Compilation of Compilations; by Baha'i World Center
cof=Citadel of Faith; by Shoghi Effendi
col=Colossians; from New Testament
cor=Course on Teaching Christians; by Dianne Bradford
crt=Come/Reason Together; by Gary Matthews
dan=Daniel; from Hebrew Bible
deu=Deuteronomy; from Hebrew Bible
dg=Directives from the Guardian; by Shoghi Effendi
dla=10 Days in Light Acca?; by Grundy
dp=Divine Philosophy; by 'Abdu'l-Baha
ecc=Ecclesiastes; from Hebrew Bible
edu=Compilation on Education; Various Authors
eph=Ephesians; from New Testament
est=Esther; from Hebrew Bible
esw=Epistle to the Son of the Wolf; by Baha'u'llah
exo=Exodus; from Hebrew Bible
eze=Ezekiel; from Hebrew Bible
ezr=Ezra; from Hebrew Bible
flw=Flowers of the Rose Garden; by 'Abdu'l-Baha
for=Letter to Abdu'l-Baha; by Dr. August Forel
fph=Various Sources; by Various Authors
fwu=Foundations of World Unity; by 'Abdu'l-Baha
gal=Galatians; from New Testament
gdm=Gems of Divine Mystery; by Baha'u'llah
gen=Genesis; from Hebrew Bible
gl=Gleanings from the Writings of Baha'u'llah; by Baha'u'llah
gm=He Cometh with Clouds; by Gary Matthews
gp=Global Perspectives; by Dr. Hugh Motlagh
gpb=God Passes By; by Shoghi Effendi
gr=Great Religions of the World; by National Geographic Society.
gwb=Gleanings from the Writings of Baha'u'llah; by Baha'u'llah
hab=Habakkuk; from Hebrew Bible
hag=Haggai; from Hebrew Bible
heb=Hebrews; from New Testament
hos=Hosea; from Hebrew Bible
hwa=Hidden Words (arabic); by Baha'u'llah
hwp=Hidden Words (persian); by Baha'u'llah
hwd=Hidden Words; by Baha'u'llah
in=Native American Prophecy; talk by Lee Brown
int=Baha'i Introduction; by U. S. National Spiritual Assembly
iqan=The Kitab'i'Iqan; by Baha'u'llah
isa=Isaiah; from Hebrew Bible
jam=James; from New Testament
jde=Jude; from New Testament
jdg=Judges; from Hebrew Bible
jer=Jeremiah; from Hebrew Bible
jes=Prophecies of Jesus; by Michael Sours
job=Job; from Hebrew Bible
joe=Joel; from Hebrew Bible
joh=John; from New Testament
jon=Jonah; from Hebrew Bible
jos=Joshua; from Hebrew Bible
js=Prophecy Fulfilled Website; by Joel Smith
kaq=The Kitab'i'Aqdas; by Baha'u'llah
kiq=The Kitab'i'Iqan; by Baha'u'llah
lam=Lamentations; from Hebrew Bible
lev=Leviticus; from Hebrew Bible
life=Life Eternal by unknown
log=Lights of Guidance; by H. Hornby
lol=Lord of Lords; by Dr. Hugh Motlagh
lrt=Come Now, Let Us Reason Together; by David Yamartino
ls=The Light Shineth in Darkness; by Udo Schaefer
luk=Luke; from New Testament
mal=Malachi; from Hebrew Bible
mat=Matthew; from New Testament
mbw=Messages to the Baha'i World; by Shoghi Effendi
mic=Micah; from Hebrew Bible
mof=Memorials of the Faithful; by Abdul-Baha
mrk=Mark; from New Testament
msg=Messages to America; by Shoghi Effendi
nah=Nahum; from Hebrew Bible
ne=Baha'u'llah and the New Era; by Dr. J. E. Esslemont
neh=Nehemiah; from Hebrew Bible
num=Numbers; from Hebrew Bible
oba=Obadiah; from Hebrew Bible
oc=The Earth is but One Country; by John Huddleston
pam=Prayers and Meditations; by Baha'u'llah
pce=Peace Compilation; by Universal House of Justice
pdc=The Promised Day is Come; by Shoghi Effendi
phi=Philippians; from New Testament
phm=Philemon; from New Testament
pob=The Proclamation of Baha'u'llah; by Baha'u'llah
ppr=Paper from Waite; by S. Waite
pro=Proverbs; from Hebrew Bible
psa=Psalms; from Hebrew Bible
pt=Paris Talks; talks by 'Abdu'l-Baha
pup=Promulgation Universal Peace; by 'Abdu'l-Baha
qur=The Qur'an; by Muhammad
rdc=Raising the Divine Call; by Baha'i World Center
reb=Revised English Bible; Translation sponsored by many Churches
rev=Revelation; from New Testament
rog=Remembrance of God; by Baha'i Pub.Trust of India
rom=Romans; from New Testament
rts=Release the Sun; by William Sears
rut=Ruth; from Hebrew Bible
sab=Selections from the Writings of Abdu'l-Baha; by 'Abdu'l-Baha
saq=Some Answered Questions; by 'Abdu'l-Baha
sdc=Secret of Divine Civilization; by 'Abdu'l-Baha
slh=The Summons of the Lord of Hosts; by Baha'u'llah
sol=Solomon; from Hebrew Bible
stw=Star of the West; by 'Abdu'l-Baha
sva=The Seven and the Four Valleys; by Baha'u'llah
swa=Selectios from the Writings of Abdu'l-Baha; by 'Abdu'l-Baha
swb=Selections from the Writings of the Bab; by the Bab
tou=The Tabernacle of Unity; by Baha'u'llah
tb1=Tablets of Abdu'l-Baha, Vol 1; by 'Abdu'l-Baha
tb2=Tablets of Abdu'l-Baha, Vol 2; by 'Abdu'l-Baha
tb3=Tablets of Abdu'l-Baha, Vol 3; by 'Abdu'l-Baha
tbh=Tablets of Baha'u'llah; by Baha'u'llah
tdp=Tablets of the Divine Plan; by 'Abdu'l-Baha
tef=Teaching Christians Effectively; by Dr. David Young
tn=Thief in the Night; by William Sears
tit=Titus; from New Testament
tou=The Tabernacle of Unity; by Baha'u'llah
tta=Tablet to an American-1903; from Abdu'l-Baha?
ube=Understanding Bible Evidence; by Michael Sours
urj=Understanding the Revelation to St. John; by Dr. Alan Clark
uwc=Unfoldment of World Civilization; by Shoghi Effendi
db=Dawn Breakers; by Nabil
vig=Vignettes from Life Abdu'l-Baha; by Annamarie Honnold
wec=Economy for a New World Order; by Giuseppe Robiati
wob=World Order Baha'u'llah; by Shoghi Effendi
wog=Worlds of God; by the Baha'i National Reference Library Committee
wp=Baha'i Peace Letter; by Universal House of Justice
wsp=Wellspring of Guidance; by Universal House of Justice
zec=Zechariah; from Hebrew Bible
zep=Zephaniah; from Hebrew Bible

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