Compilation on Peace
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Compilation on Peace

By Universal House of Justice
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  • EXTRACTS FROM THE WRITINGS OF BAHÁ’U’LLÁH
    • 1: This is the Day in which God’s most excellent favours have been poured...
    • 2: God’s purpose in sending His Prophets unto men is twofold. The first is to...
    • 3: O ye that dwell on earth! The distinguishing feature that marketh the...
    • 4: The Great Being, wishing to reveal the prerequisites of the peace and...
    • 5: O ye rulers of the earth! Wherefore have ye clouded the radiance of the...
    • 6: The well-being of mankind, its peace and security, are unattainable unless...
    • 7: We pray God—exalted be His glory—and cherish the hope that He may...
    • 8: The sixth Glad-Tidings is the establishment of the Lesser Peace, details...
    • 9: ... In all matters moderation is desirable. If a thing is carried to...
    • 10: First: It is incumbent upon the ministers of the House of Justice to...
    • 11: In the abundance of Our grace and loving-kindness We have revealed specially...
    • 12: ... They that are possessed of wealth and invested with authority and...
    • 13: We have enjoined upon all mankind to establish the Most Great Peace—the...
    • 14: The purpose of religion as revealed from the heaven of God’s holy Will is...
    • 15: Our hope is that the world’s religious leaders and the rulers thereof will...
    • 16: Take ye counsel together, and let your concern be only for that which...
  • EXTRACTS FROM THE UTTERANCES OF BAHÁ’U’LLÁH
    • 17: ... Praise be to God that thou hast attained!... Thou hast come to see a...
  • EXTRACTS FROM THE WRITINGS OF ‘ABDU’L-BAHÁ
    • 18: Know thou that all the powers combined have not the power to establish...
    • 19: Rest thou assured that in this era of the spirit, the Kingdom of Peace will...
    • 20: So long as these prejudices [religious, racial, national, political] survive,...
    • 21: At present universal peace is a matter of great importance, but unity of...
    • 22: True civilization will unfurl its banner in the midmost heart of the world...
    • 23: In cycles gone by, though harmony was established, yet, owing to the...
    • 24: ...every great Cause in this world of existence findeth visible expression...
    • 25: As far as possible, rest thou not for a moment, travel to the North and...
    • 26: Chaos and confusion are daily increasing in the world. They will attain...
  • EXTRACTS FROM THE UTTERANCES OF ‘ABDU’L-BAHÁ
    • 27: Today the world of humanity is in need of international unity and...
    • 28: We will pray that the ensign of international peace may be uplifted and that...
    • 29: Today the greatest need of the world of humanity is discontinuance of the...
    • 30: ...because I find the American nation so capable of achievement and this...
    • 31: In past ages humanity has been defective and inefficient because it has been...
    • 32: All of us know that international peace is good, that it is conducive to human...
    • 33: This has come to pass. The powers of earth cannot withstand the...
    • 34: The most momentous question of this day is international peace and...
    • 35: Now the glorious and brilliant twentieth century has dawned, and the divine...
    • 36: He promulgated the adoption of the same course of education for man and...
    • 37: The world is in greatest need of international peace. Until it is...
    • 38: I find these two great American nations [the United States and Canada] highly...
    • 39: The world of humanity is possessed of two wings: the male and the female....
    • 40: A Supreme Tribunal shall be elected by the peoples and governments of...
    • 41: A Supreme Tribunal shall be established by the peoples and Governments of...
    • 42: As to the question of disarmament, all nations must disarm at the same...
    • 43: Once the Parliament of Man is established and its constituent parts...
    • 44: Every century holds the solution of one predominating problem. Although...
    • 46: By what process, continued the questioner, will this peace on earth be...
  • EXTRACTS FROM THE WRITINGS OF SHOGHI EFFENDI
    • 47: Dearly-beloved friends! Humanity, whether viewed in the light of man’s...
    • 48: No machinery falling short of the standard inculcated by the Bahá’í...
    • 49: The world-shaking ordeal which Bahá’u’lláh, as quoted in the foregoing pages,...
    • 50: The world is, in truth, moving on towards its destiny. The...
    • 51: The principle of collective security He [Bahá’u’lláh] unreservedly urges;...
    • 52: During this Formative Age of the Faith, and in the course of the present...
    • 53: The raising of this Edifice will in turn herald the construction, in the...
  • EXTRACTS FROM LETTERS WRITTEN ON BEHALF OF SHOGHI EFFENDI
    • 54: The world is in great turmoil, and what is most pathetic is that it has learned...
    • 55: Shoghi Effendi wrote his last general letter to the western friends...
    • 56: Shoghi Effendi wishes me to acknowledge the receipt of your letter dated...
    • 57: The different nations of the world will never attain peace except after...
    • 58: The Guardian has also read with deep interest all the enclosed papers. He...
    • 59: Whatever our shortcomings may be, and however formidable the forces of darkness...
    • 60: As regards the International Executive referred to by the Guardian in his...
    • 61: In connection with your teaching work: what the Guardian wishes you to...
    • 62: With reference to your question concerning ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s reference to...
    • 63: As regards your teaching work: the Guardian has already advised you to...
    • 64: With reference to the question you have asked concerning the time and...
    • 65: Though it is premature to try and endeavour to foresee on what basis...
    • 66: What ‘Abdu’l-Bahá meant about the women arising for peace is that this is a...
    • 67: The Seven Lights of Unity will not necessarily appear in the order given....
    • 68: The teachings of Bahá’u’lláh will establish a new way of life for...
    • 69: World government will come, but we do not know the date....
  • EXTRACTS FROM LETTERS OF THE UNIVERSAL HOUSE OF JUSTICE
    • 70: When Bahá’u’lláh proclaimed His Message to the world in the nineteenth...
    • 71: It is true that ‘Abdu’l-Bahá made statements linking the establishment of...
  • EXTRACTS FROM LETTERS WRITTEN ON BEHALF OF THE UNIVERSAL HOUSE OF JUSTICE
    • 72: ...the Bahá’í Faith aims to eliminate all war, including nuclear. The fundamental...
    • 73: At the present time, the subject of nuclear disarmament has become very...
    • 74: Concerning the transition from the present system of national sovereignty...
    • 75: It is true that Bahá’ís are not pacifists since we uphold the use of force in...
    • 76: Bahá’u’lláh’s principal mission in appearing at this time in human history
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