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68. Have faith in God: One of the key teachings I found, in religion, when I began to study the other religions was the need for the believers to have faith. Yes, having faith in God is a key teaching I found throughout all the many religions of God. Having faith in God is like a corner stone in religion, it must be there: the cross-5pix Christianity: Matthew 17:20 “And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you.” Mark 11:22 “And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God.” Jewish symbols star-8pix Judaism: Enoch 58:5 “And after this it shall be said to the holy in heaven That they should seek out the secrets of righteousness, the heritage of faith:” (Apocrypha) Deuteronomy 32:18 “Thou art unmindful, and hast forgotten God that formed thee.” Deuteronomy 32:19 “And when The LORD saw it, he abhorred them, because of the provoking of His sons, and of his daughters.” Deuteronomy 32:20 “And He said, I will hide my face from them, I will see what their end shall be: for they are a very forward generation, children in whom is no faith.” Habakkuk 2:4 “The just shall live by his faith.” Ezra 4, 7. “And every one that shall be saved, and shall be able to Escape by his works, and by faith, whereby ye have believed,” (Apocrypha) the cross-5pix Christianity: 1 Corinthians 16:13 “Watch ye, stand fast in the faith,” Philippians 1:27 “Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;” Romans 1:17 “For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.”  

Islamic symbol-10 pix ISLAM: 82. “But those who have faith and work righteousness, they are Companions of the Garden, therein shall they abide (for ever).” 76. “Nay. Those that keep their plighted faith and act aright, verily Allah (God) loves those who act aright.” 

          (The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surahs 2 and  3) 

Islamic symbol-5pix Islam: 9. “Those who believe, and work righteousness, their Lord will guide them because of their faith: beneath them will flow rivers in Gardens of Bliss.” 11. “And on Allah let all men of faith put their trust.” 

          (The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surahs 10 and 14)

Zoroastrian symbol-12pix ZOROASTRIANISM: “Faith is the foundation of higher life, sages hold faith to be the mark of spiritual life.” “If one relies on his own strength alone he may feel dejected. If he has faith in God (relies on God) he may with optimism proceed to fight evil.” (ZOROASTER, Hymns of Atharvan pp. 133 and 507)

Zoroastrian symbol-5pix ZoroastrianismDenkard. Zoroaster, “Every person should make one’s own self devoutly faithful, and should resign oneself to God, and thenceforward one should be grateful unto Him.” “If thy tongue be holy or pious, and if thou shouldest say unto a hillock, ‘Move forth,’ then it must move (indeed).”

Hindu symbol-10pix HINDUISM: “Who seeth Me, Lord of the Worlds, with faith-enlightened eyes, Unborn, undying, unbegun.” “In faith, mastering himself, true to his word, Seeking Me, heart and soul; vowed unto Me,- That man I love!”  

(Hindu, Bhagavad Gita (Edwin Arnold tr) chapters 10 and 12)  

Hindu symbol 5-pix Hinduism: “Give Me thy heart! adore Me! serve Me! Cling In faith and love and reverence to Me! So shalt thou come to Me! I promise true, For thou art sweet to Me! And let go those- Rites and writ duties! Fly to Me alone! Make Me thy single refuge! will free Thy soul from all its sins! Be of good cheer! 

          (Hindu, Bhagavad Gita (Edwin Arnold tr) chapter 18) 

Buddhist wheel symbol-10 pix BUDDHISM: “Truly, the disciple who is possessed of faith and has penetrated the Teaching of the Master, he is filled with the thought: ‘May rather skin, sinews and bones wither away, may the flesh and blood of my body dry up: I shall not give up my efforts so long as I have not attained whatever is attainable by manly perseverance, energy and endeavor!”’ 

      ((The Eightfold Path), Buddha, the Word (The Eightfold Path)) 

Dharma wheel Buddhist symbols-5pix Buddhism: 23. “Good is good behaviour up to old age, good is firmly established faith, good is the acquisition of understanding, and abstention from evil is good.” 

      (Buddhist, Dhammapada – Sayings of the Buddha 1 (tr. J. Richards)) 

Dharma wheel Buddhist symbols-5pix Buddhism: “In meditation; one’s mind should be concentrated at all times, whether sitting, standing, moving, working; one should constantly discipline himself to that end. Gradually entering into the state of Samadhi, he will transcend all hindrances and become strengthened in faith, a faith that will be immovable.” (Buddha, Diamond Sutra) 

Mandaean symbol-15pix SABEANISM: “He sundered Light from darkness and sundered Good from Evil, He sundered Life from Death, And He brought out those who love His name of Truth From Darkness to Light and from Evil to Good And from Death to Life and set them On roads of Truth and Faith.” (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba- chapter 75) 

Mandaean symbol1 Sabeanism: “We offer up our commemoration, our petition, our prayer, Our submission, our tabuta and our faith In Thy presence.” “Blessed art Thou, my Lord, Manda-d-Hiia.” “In the name of The Great Life! (God) Hear me, my Father, hear me! Draw me upward (O) Great One.” (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba- chapters 75 and 80) 

Mandaean symbol1 Sabeanism: “The name of Life and the name of Manda-d-Hiia Were pronounced on me. My ears have heard the voice of Life (Haiyi/God). My nostrils have breathed the perfume of Life. My mouth was filled with prayer and praise.  My knees bless and worship The Great Life. My feet tread the ways of Truth (Kus’ta) and Faith.” “We have purified our hands in Kušta (truth) And our lips in faith.” (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba- chapters 104 and 115)


The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “Man’s highest station, however, is attained through faith in God in every Dispensation and by acceptance of what hath been revealed by Him.” 

          (The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 88) 

The shrine10 pix Babi Religion: “Regard not the all-sufficing power of God as an idle fancy. It is that genuine faith which thou cherishest for the Manifestation of God in every Dispensation. It is such faith which sufficeth above all the things that exist on the earth, whereas no created thing on earth besides faith would suffice thee. If thou art not a believer, the Tree of divine Truth would condemn thee to extinction. If thou art a believer, thy faith shall be sufficient for thee above all things that exist on earth, even though thou possess nothing.” 

          (The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 122) 

the greatest name-12pixBAHA’I FAITH: “Have faith, patience and courage — this is but the beginning, but surely you will succeed, for God is with you! 

          (Bahá’í Faith, Abdu’l-Baha, Paris Talks, p. 101) 

the greatest name 8 pixBaha’i Faith: “Quaff from the living waters of faith.” 

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, Epistle to the Son of the Wolf, p. 169) 

the greatest name 8 pixBaha’i Faith: “The essence of faith is fewness of words and abundance of deeds; he whose words exceed his deeds, know verily his death is better than his life.” 

          (Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, Tablets of Baha’u’llah, p. 156)