The Kitáb-i-Aqdas
143He* hath previously made known unto you that which would be uttered by this Dayspring of Divine wisdom. He said, and He speaketh the truth: “He is the One Who will under all conditions proclaim: ‘Verily, there is none other God besides Me, the One, the Incomparable, the Omniscient, the All-Informed.’” This is a station which God hath assigned exclusively to this sublime, this unique and wondrous Revelation. This is a token of His bounteous favour, if ye be of them who comprehend, and a sign of His irresistible decree. This is His Most Great Name, His Most Exalted Word, and the Dayspring of His Most Excellent Titles, if ye could understand. Nay more, through Him every Fountainhead, every Dawning-place of Divine guidance is made manifest. Reflect, O people, on that which hath been sent down in truth; ponder thereon, and be not of the transgressors.
* The Báb
† Bahá’u’lláh
Appearance of Manifestation of God,   K15, K54, K55, K78, K80, K81, K96, K103, K138, K157, K158, K167, K172, K178, K181-K182-K183, K185-K186, Q106, n23, n24, n62, n75, n107, n128, n143, n160
Authority of Manifestation of God,   15, K7, K47, K81, K82, K132, K183, n75, n160
identifies with God,   K39, K86, K88, K132, K134, K163, K168, n160
refers to the Báb,   K135, K136, K140, K141, K142
Bahá’u’lláh (cont.)
represents Godhead,   K1, K86, K132, K172
station,   K47, K142, 162, n160
People of Bayán addressed,   K138, K177-K178-K179
Proclamation,   K80, K103, K132, K134, K168
Station of Prophet(s),   15, Q106, n160
Transgression(s),   K162
Study Guide
What are we to reflect on?
(See Note 160)
How is the unique and transcendent nature of the Godhead explained?
What is the “double station” a Manifestation of God is endowed with?
In the spiritual realm what exists between all the Manifestations of God?
What do all the Manifestations of God reveal?
Shoghi Effendi says that the Manifestations should never be identified with what?
Complete and learn:
“to Israel He was . . . ; to Christendom . . . ; to Shi’áh Islám the return of . . . ; to Sunni Islám the descent . . . ; to Zoroastrians the . . . ; to the Hindus the . . . ; to the Buddhists . . . .”
How does Bahá’u’lláh describe the station of “Divinity” and His own relationship to God?