Over look faults

Over look the faults of others.


165. We are told in the religion of God to over look the faults of others: This is a pretty much universal teaching found in all the writings of God when we look for it. the cross-5pix Christianity: Matthew 7:1 “Judge not, that ye be not judged.” Matthew 7:2 “For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.” Matthew 7:3 “And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?” Matthew 7:4 “Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye; and, behold, a beam is in thine own eye?Jewish symbols star-8pix Judaism: Song of Solomon 1:6 “Look not upon me, because I am black, because the sun hath looked upon me.” 2 Esdras, 4 Ezra 8: 26 “Look not upon the sins of thy people.” “Regard not the wicked inventions of the heathen.” “Think not upon those that have walked feignedly before thee:” (Deuterocanonical Apocrypha)

Islamic symbol-10 pix ISLAM: 85. “We created not the heavens, the earth, and all between them, but for just ends. And the Hour is surely coming when this will be manifest. So overlook (any human faults) with gracious forgiveness.” “For verily it is thy Lord Who is the Master-Creator, knowing all things.”

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah  15)

Islamic symbol-5pix Islam: 14. “O ye who believe! truly, among your wives and your children are (some that are) enemies to yourselves: so beware of them! But if ye forgive and overlook, and cover up (their faults), verily Allah (God) is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.”

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah  64)

Zoroastrian symbol-12pix ZOROASTRIANISM: “Renounced trespasses and faults, O Zarathustra!” “The man of right words is no regarder,” “Think good only,”

(Zoroaster, The Zend-Avesta, Avesta – Yasna 49, 68 and Book of Common Prayer pt. 1)

Hindu symbol-10pix HINDUISM: “Spieth no man’s faults.”

(Hindu, Bhagavad Gita (Edwin Arnold tr) chapter 16)

Buddhist wheel symbol-10 pix BUDDHISM: 4. “As the bee collects nectar and departs without harming the flower or its color or scent, so let the sage live in a village. Not the faults of others nor their errors of commission or omission, but one’s own errors and omissions should the sage consider.”

(Buddhist, Dhammapada – Sayings of the Buddha 2 (tr. J. Richards))

Dharma wheel Buddhist symbols-5pix Buddhism: “If we are treading the Path of Enlightenment, We need not be worried by stumbling-blocks. If we keep an eye constantly on our own faults, We cannot go far astray from the right path.” “He who treads the Path in earnest Sees not the mistakes of the world. If we find fault with others, We ourselves are also in the wrong; When other people are in the wrong we should ignore it; It is wrong for one to find fault with others. By getting rid of the habit of fault-finding, We get rid of one source of defilement.” (Buddha, Sixth Patriarch)

Mandaean symbol-15pix SABEANISM: “Judge us not after the fashion of earthly courts of law; despise us not for our follies and associate us not with the false rites practiced by the worlds and generations” “Behold him who standeth before thee and condemn him not.” (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba- chapters 35 and 71)

Mandaean symbol1 Sabeanism: “Health, victory and forgiving of sins be there for me, Adam, who have prayed this prayer and (these) Devotions. Forgiving of sins be there for a man whose eyes wait upon his Father and whose thought is directed to the Life (Haiyi, God) and whose mind doth not stray from Knowledge-of-Life (God),” who spieth no mans faults and judgeth not his neighbour. (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba- chapter 410)

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “With regard to the few Bábís whose infidelity was proved to the Shar’ and who were put to death, hereafter other people must not be, by accusation of Bábísm, interfered with and injured. Give strict orders to leave the people quiet and not to find fault with them.”

(Moojan Momen, The Babi  and Baha’i Religions, p. 304)

the greatest name-12pixBAHA’I FAITH: “He, verily, is the All-Bountiful, the Gracious, the Most High. If any differences arise amongst you, behold Me standing before your face, and overlook the faults of one another for My name’s sake and as a token of your love for My manifest and resplendent Cause. We love to see you at all times consorting in amity and concord within the paradise of My good-pleasure, and to inhale from your acts the fragrance of friendliness and unity, of loving-kindness and fellowship.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah, p. 315)