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Old 11-30-2017, 12:03 PM   #1
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Did bahaullahs revelation effect dead souls in the after life?

The quran when talking to the followers of mohammad states several times the believers will be re compensated fully on the day of resurrection now bahaullah states the day of resserction is the coming of him but by this time the followers of the early days of mohammad have died 1400 years earlier the only way this makes sense is unless the revelation effects the next life aswell?
 
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Old 11-30-2017, 12:09 PM   #2
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As to thy question regarding discoveries made by the soul after it hath put off its human form: certainly, that world is a world of perceptions and discoveries, for the interposed veil will be lifted away and the human spirit will gaze upon souls that are above, below, and on a par with itself. It is similar to the condition of a human being in the womb, where his eyes are veiled, and all things are hidden away from him. Once he is born out of the uterine world and entereth this life, he findeth it, with relation to that of the womb, to be a place of perceptions and discoveries, and he observeth all things through his outer eye. In the same way, once he hath departed this life, he will behold, in that world whatsoever was hidden from him here: but there he will look upon and comprehend all things with his inner eye. There will he gaze on his fellows and his peers, and those in the ranks above him, and those below. As for what is meant by the equality of souls in the all-highest realm, it is this: the souls of the believers, at the time when they first become manifest in the world of the body, are equal, and each is sanctified and pure. In this world, however, they will begin to differ one from another, some achieving the highest station, some a middle one, others remaining at the lowest stage of being. Their equal status is at the beginning of their existence; the differentiation followeth their passing away.
(‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Selections from the Writings of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, p. 170)

Asked whether it was possible through faith and love to bring the New Revelation to the knowledge of those who have departed from this life without hearing of it, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá replied:—“Yes, surely! since sincere prayer always has its effect, and it has a great influence in the other world. We are never cut off from those who are there. The real and genuine influence is not in this world but in that other.”
(Notes of Mary Hanford Ford: Paris, 1911 found in Dr. J.E. Esslemont, Bahá’u’lláh and the New Era, p. 194)

I have nothing to add to the above quotes.
 
Old 12-02-2017, 02:14 PM   #3
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Thanks for the enlightening info Walrus sorry for the late reply. God bless
 
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