God only desires good for us

God only desires good for us.


46. God only desires good for us, all good things that benefit man comes from Himthe cross-5pix CHRISTIANITY: Luke: 12:31 “Seek ye the kingdom of God; and all these things shall be added unto you.” Luke: 12:32 “Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” 2 Corinthians: 4:15 “For all things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many redound to the glory of God.” John: 3:27 “John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven.” James: 1:17 “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from The Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.” James: 1:2 “My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;” 1:3 “Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.”  Jewish symbols star-8pix JUDAISM: Ecclesiastes: 3:12 “I know that there is no good in them, but for a man to rejoice, and to do good in his life.” Ecclesiastes: 3:13 “And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labour, it is the gift of God.” Tobias: 19. “Bless The Lord thy God alway, and desire of Him that thy ways may be directed, and that all thy paths and counsels may prosper: for every nation hath not counsel; but The Lord Himself giveth all good things,” (Deuterocanonical Apocrypha,) Joshua: 23:15 “Therefore it shall come to pass, that as all good things are come upon you, which The LORD your God promised you.” 1 Kings: 12:24 “Only fear The LORD, and serve him in truth with all your heart: for consider how great things He hath done for you.” For, Lamentations: 3:31 “The LORD will not cast off for ever;” 3:32 “But though He cause grief, yet will He have compassion according to the multitude of His mercies. 3:33 For He doth not afflict willingly nor grieve the children of men.” For, Genesis: 18:25 “Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?Ezekiel: 18:32 “For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith The Lord GOD: wherefore turn yourselves, and live ye.” For remember, Ecclesiastes: 3:13 “Every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labour, (for) it is the gift of God.”

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “All things have been created for your sakes, and for the sake of naught else hath your creation been ordained. Fear ye God and take heed lest forms and apparels debar you from recognizing Him. Render ye thanksgiving unto God that perchance He may deal mercifully with you.”

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 161)

the greatest name-12pixBAHA’I FAITH: “Should a man wish to adorn himself with the ornaments of the earth, to wear its apparels, or partake of the benefits it can bestow, no harm can befall him, if he alloweth nothing whatever to intervene between him and God, for God hath ordained every good thing, whether created in the heavens or in the earth, for such of His servants as truly believe in Him. Eat ye, O people, of the good things which God hath allowed you, and deprive not yourselves from His wondrous bounties. Render thanks and praise unto Him, and be of them that are truly thankful.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah, p. 275)

Islamic symbol-10 pix ISLAM: 277. “Those who believe, and do deeds of righteousness, and establish regular prayers and regular charity, will have their reward with their Lord: on them shall be no fear, nor shall they grieve.” 156. “Who say, when afflicted with calamity: ‘To Allah (God) we belong, and to Him is our return.’” 157. “They are those on whom (descend) blessings from Allah, and Mercy, and they are the ones that receive guidance.”

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah   2)

Islamic symbol-5pix 79. “Whatever good, (O man!) happens to thee, is from Allah; but whatever evil happens to thee, is from thy (own) soul. And We have sent thee as a Messenger to (instruct) mankind: and enough is Allah for a witness.”

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah   4)

Islamic symbol-5pix “Call in remembrance the benefits (ye have received) from Allah: that so Ye may prosper.”

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah   7)

Islamic symbol-5pix 53. And ye have no good thing but is from Allah: and moreover, when ye are touched by distress, unto Him ye cry with groans;

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah 16)

Islamic symbol-5pix 81. “Eat of the good things We have provided for your sustenance, but commit no excess therein, lest My Wrath should justly descend on you: and those on whom descends My Wrath do perish indeed!

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah 20)

Zoroastrian symbol-12pix ZOROASTRIANISM: 13. “All the amenities of life appertain to the good Mazda (God), (and come) from Him.”

(Zoroaster, The Zend-Avesta, Avesta – Yasna 19)

Ahura Mazda symbol-8pix “O Mazda, let rectitude flourish through conscience. Where ever You may lead us, that shall be for our welfare.” “When a man has complete faith in the goodness of Mazda and believes that whatever God does is ultimately for his good, he welcomes every event, however unpleasant it apparently is; he derives joy from every event.” (ZOROASTER, Hymns of Atharvan pp. 704 and 776)

Ahura Mazda symbol-8pix “It is only when Mazda is pleased to lead, that a man can tread the path of virtue.” (ZOROASTER, Hymns of Atharvan p. 688)

Hindu symbol-10pix HINDUISM: “Give, and will to help,- all cometh of My gift!

(Hindu, Bhagavad Gita (Edwin Arnold tr))

Hindu symbol 5-pix 24 “God give thee all goodly things give all things fair.”

(Hindu, Vedas, Rig Veda – Book 4)

Hindu symbol 5-pix 20 “Let not Thy bounteous gifts, let not Thy saving help fail us, good Lord, at any time;”

(Hindu, Vedas, Rig Veda – Book 1)

 Buddhist wheel symbol-10 pixBUDDHISM: “The true Samana, who is seeking the way to Brahma (God), let him have thoughts of love everywhere throughout the whole world pervading with thoughts of love far reaching, beyond measure, all embracing. Regard all with mind set free and filled with deep felt love. this is the way to a state of union with Brahma. Be filled with thoughts of pity, sympathy and equanimity far reaching beyond measure all embracing even for all things that have form or life with deep felt pity, sympathy and equanimity not one is set aside.”    “He will not be filled with anger or malice, his mind will be pure free of lust, he will have self mastery he will be free from cares, and this one at death at the dissolution of his body will become united with Brahma,” who only desires good benefit for us, ‘who is of the same condition.”’ (Buddha, Tevigga Sutra)

Mandaean symbol-15pix SABEANISM: “Thou hast shown us that which the eye of man hath not seen, and caused us to hear that which human ear has not heard. Thou hast freed us from death and united us with life, released us from darkness and united us with light, led us out of evil and joined us to good. Thou hast shown us the Way of Life and hast guided our feet into ways of truth and faith so that Life cometh and expelleth darkness and goodness cometh and casteth out evil. (Like) the mingling of wine with water, so may Thy truth, thy righteousness and thy faith be added to those who love Thy name of Truth, And Life be praised.” (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba- chapter 45)

Mandaean symbol1 “Enlargement of life there shall be for the believing. 71. Thou, Manda-d-Hiia (Haiyi/God), callest the caller, nourishest the nourisher, buildest the builder,” (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba- chapter 76)

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “For God hath ordained that all the good things which lie in the treasury of His knowledge shall be attained through obedience unto Me.” The good in this life comes to us from Gods love for us.

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 11)

The shrine10 pix “Thou hast created in heaven and earth and whatsoever lieth between them; inasmuch as he will inherit the heavenly home, through the revelation of Thy favours, and will partake of the goodly gifts Thou hast provided therein; for the things which are with Thee are inexhaustible. This indeed is Thy blessing which according to the good-pleasure of Thy Will Thou dost bestow on those who tread the path of Thy love.”

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 189)

the greatest name-12pixBAHA’I FAITH: “We, verily, desire for you naught save what shall profit you, and to this bear witness all created things, had ye but ears to hear.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, The Kitab-i-Aqdas, p. 75)

the greatest name 8 pix“O SON OF HIM THAT STOOD BY HIS OWN ENTITY IN THE KINGDOM OF HIS SELF! Know thou, that I have wafted unto thee all the fragrances of holiness, have fully revealed to thee My word, have perfected through thee My bounty and have desired for thee that which I have desired for My Self. Be then content with My pleasure and thankful unto Me.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, The Arabic Hidden Words)