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Bahai Writings | Oct 29, 2012
The views expressed in our content reflect individual perspectives and do not represent the official views of the Baha'i Faith.
O ye rich ones of the earth! Flee not from the face of the poor that lieth in the dust, nay rather befriend him and suffer him to recount the tale of the woes with which God’s inscrutable Decree hath caused him to be afflicted. By the righteousness of God! Whilst ye consort with him, the Concourse on high will be looking upon you, will be interceding for you, will be extolling your names and glorifying your action. Blessed are the learned that pride not themselves on their attainments; and well is it with the righteous that mock not the sinful, but rather conceal their misdeeds, so that their own shortcomings may remain veiled to men’s eyes.
Baha’u’llah (Gleanings From the Writings of Baha’u’llah, pp 314-315)
The writings of Baha’u’llah, the Báb, and Abdu’l-Baha form the sacred scriptures of the Baha’i Faith. Shoghi Effendi, as appointed Guardian and interpreter, expounded the meaning of the scriptures. Since 1963, the Universal House of Justice, as the body designated by Baha’u’llah to legislate on...