Tablets of the Divine Plan
Tablet to the Bahá’ís of the Western States
the lamp of the love of God is not ignited in a befitting and behooving manner, and the call of the Kingdom of God has not been raised. Now, if it is possible, show ye an effort in this direction. Either travel yourselves, personally, throughout those states or choose others and send them, so that they may teach the souls. For the present those states are like unto dead bodies: they must breathe into them the breath of life and bestow upon them a heavenly spirit. Like unto the stars they must shine in that horizon and thus the rays of the Sun of Reality may also illumine those states.
3God says in the great Qur’án: “Verily God is the helper of those who have believed. He will lead them from darkness into light.”1 This means: God loves the believers, consequently He will deliver them from darkness and bring them into the world of light.
4It is also recorded in the blessed Gospel: Travel ye throughout the world and call ye the people to the Kingdom of God.2 Now this is the time that you may arise and perform this most great service and become the cause of the guidance of innumerable souls. Thus through this superhuman service the rays of peace and conciliation may illumine and enlighten all the regions and the world of humanity may find peace and composure.
5During my stay in America I cried out in every meeting and summoned the people to the propagation
1 Qur’án 2:257.
2 Cf. Mark 16:15.