The Hidden Words of Bahá’u’lláh
From the Arabic
30O Son of Man!
Deny not My servant should he ask anything from thee, for his face is My face; be then abashed before Me.
31O Son of Being!
Bring thyself to account each day ere thou art summoned to a reckoning; for death, unheralded, shall come upon thee and thou shalt be called to give account for thy deeds.
32O Son of the Supreme!
I have made death a messenger of joy to thee. Wherefore dost thou grieve? I made the light to shed on thee its splendor. Why dost thou veil thyself therefrom?
33O Son of Spirit!
With the joyful tidings of light I hail thee: rejoice! To the court of holiness I summon thee; abide therein that thou mayest live in peace for evermore.
34O Son of Spirit!
The spirit of holiness beareth unto thee the joyful tidings of reunion; wherefore dost thou
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