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Old 10-07-2017, 03:47 AM   #1
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Question God's Decree/Will

Can anyone please show me parts in Bahai scripture that says that all the happenings in life, whether good or bad, are from God, or through His decree and thus we have to accept everything as His will?
 
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Old 10-07-2017, 03:55 AM   #2
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Can anyone please show me parts in Bahai scripture that says that all the happenings in life, whether good or bad, are from God, or through His decree and thus we have to accept everything as His will?
Allah'u'abha Maryamr, good to hear from you.

This link contains many quotes on Gods Tests for us all. This from the Suffering perspective.

Suffering Through Tests | Susan Gammage: Bahai-inspired Author

Regards Tony
 
Old 10-07-2017, 10:33 AM   #3
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Allah'u'abha Maryamr, good to hear from you.

This link contains many quotes on Gods Tests for us all. This from the Suffering perspective.

Suffering Through Tests | Susan Gammage: Bahai-inspired Author

Regards Tony

JUST what I wanted. thanks a lot Tony
 
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Can anyone please show me parts in Bahai scripture that says that all the happenings in life, whether good or bad, are from God, or through His decree and thus we have to accept everything as His will?
O thou who art the fruit of My Tree and the leaf thereof! On thee be My glory and My mercy. Let not thine heart grieve over what hath befallen thee. Wert thou to scan the pages of the Book of Life, thou wouldst, most certainly, discover that which would dissipate thy sorrows and dissolve thine anguish.

Know thou, O fruit of My Tree, that the decrees of the Sovereign Ordainer, as related to fate and predestination, are of two kinds. Both are to be obeyed and accepted. The one is irrevocable, the other is, as termed by men, impending. To the former all must unreservedly submit, inasmuch as it is fixed and settled. God, however, is able to alter or repeal it. As the harm that must result from such a change will be greater than if the decree had remained unaltered, all, therefore, should willingly acquiesce in what God hath willed and confidently abide by the same.

The decree that is impending, however, is such that prayer and entreaty can succeed in averting it.

God grant that thou who art the fruit of My Tree, and they that are associated with thee, may be shielded from its evil consequences.


Gleanings From the Writings of Bahullh, pp. 132-133
 
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O thou who art the fruit of My Tree and the leaf thereof! On thee be My glory and My mercy. Let not thine heart grieve over what hath befallen thee. Wert thou to scan the pages of the Book of Life, thou wouldst, most certainly, discover that which would dissipate thy sorrows and dissolve thine anguish.

Know thou, O fruit of My Tree, that the decrees of the Sovereign Ordainer, as related to fate and predestination, are of two kinds. Both are to be obeyed and accepted. The one is irrevocable, the other is, as termed by men, impending. To the former all must unreservedly submit, inasmuch as it is fixed and settled. God, however, is able to alter or repeal it. As the harm that must result from such a change will be greater than if the decree had remained unaltered, all, therefore, should willingly acquiesce in what God hath willed and confidently abide by the same.

The decree that is impending, however, is such that prayer and entreaty can succeed in averting it.

God grant that thou who art the fruit of My Tree, and they that are associated with thee, may be shielded from its evil consequences.


Gleanings From the Writings of Bahullh, pp. 132-133
ah! great mentioning . thanks a LOT
 
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