The messenger is the mediator between God and man

The manifestation is a mediator between God and man.


146. The messenger is a manifestation, a mediator between God and man: So, the message God wants to share with mankind  can be delivered to mankind in a way that man, with his limitations, can comprehend. the greatest name 8 pixBaha’i Faith: “Each religion teaches that a mediator is necessary between man and the Creator — one who receives the full light of the divine splendor and radiates it over the human world, as the earth’s atmosphere receives and diffuses the warmth of the sun’s rays.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Abdu’l-Baha, Divine Philosophy, p. 32)

Jewish symbols-13pix JUDAISM: 2 Maccabees 14:15 “And made supplication to Him that had established His people forever, and who always helpeth His portion with manifestation of His presence.” (Deuterocanonical Apocrypha.) Deuteronomy 34:10 “And there arose not a prophet since in Israel like unto Moses, whom The LORD knew face to face,” 34:11 “In all the signs and the wonders, which The LORD sent him to do.” Moses was a mediator for God to man. Malachi 3:1 “Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and The LORD, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he shall come, saith The LORD of hosts. the cross-5pix Christianity: 1 Timothy 2:5 “For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;” Hebrews 9:15 “And for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament,” Hebrews 8:6 “……he is the mediator of a better covenant,” Hebrews 12:24 “And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant,”

Islamic symbol-10 pix ISLAM: 144. “Muhammad is no more than a Messenger: many were the Messengers that passed away before him.”

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah   3)

Islamic symbol-5pix Islam: “None has the right to be worshipped but Allah and Muhammad is His Apostle,” the mediator of Allah (God) to man.

(Islam, Hadith, Bukhari Vol 1, Book 8, # 451)

Zoroastrian symbol-12pix ZOROASTRIANISM: “O Zarathushtra, I, Ahura Mazda (God), spake, Saying… thou the preacher and the bearer of My Religion!”

(Zoroaster, The Zend-Avesta, Avesta – Vendidad 2)

Zoroastrian symbol-5pix Zoroastrianism: 34. “The souls of the righteous are gathered together, there…. is with them; a messenger of Ahura Mazda….”

(The Zend-Avesta, Avesta – Vendidad 19)

Zoroastrian symbol-5pix Zoroastrianism: “I have come as Your messenger.” His mediator. “I would chastise them who deny You.” (ZOROASTER, Hymns of Atharvan p. 182)

Hindu symbol-10pix HINDUISM: “His manifestations have been declared.” “Manifestations of the Brahma-light (God-light).”

(Hindu, Upanishads vol. 2, Maitrayana-Brahmaya-Upanishad)

Hindu symbol 5-pix Hinduism: 6. “Thou servest as His messenger.”

(Hindu, Vedas, Rig Veda – Book  4)

Buddhist wheel symbol-10 pix BUDDHISM: “And do the duties of a messenger,” “The manifestation,”

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

Mandaean symbol-15pix SABEANISM: “Thou, my lord Manda-d-Hiia, art blessed and praised And thy praise is established (on high). This is prayer and praise which came to them from The great place of Light and the everlasting Abode. “Arise, worship and praise The Great Life (Haiyi, God) And praise His Counterpart, that is the image of the Life.” “I worship and praise that channel of light, The messenger of all rays-of-light. (The manifestation the mediator of God on this earth) Every day, daily, they gaze on his likeness And upon the great Countenance of Glory.” “For he is the revealer (lit opener, mediator)” (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba- chapters 3, 114 thru 116)

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “Thus, according to the Shaykh, as Gods essence was totally beyond the reach and comprehension of man, it was necessary for there to be an intermediaries in order for man to gain access to any of the divine attributes and teachings. These intermediaries, themselves in their essence neither God nor men, were the prophets.”

(Peter Smith, The Babi & Baha’i Religions, p. 11)

the greatest name-12pixBAHA’I FAITH: “The Prophets of God are the Mediators of God. All the Prophets and Messengers have come from One Holy Spirit and bear the Message of God, fitted to the age in which they appear. The One Light is in them and they are One with each other. But the Eternal does not become phenomenal; neither can the phenomenal become Eternal.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Abdu’l-Baha, Abdu’l-Baha in London, p. 24)

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “Only through the intermediary of the Manifestation of God, who manifested Gods attributes to mankind, could the believer approach the object of his religious quest. Of these Manifestations, who included, amongst others, Abraham, Zoroaster, Moses, Christ, Muhammad and the Báb, Bahá’u’lláh was the latest, the point of religious focus for all humanity in this new age.”

(Peter Smith, The Babi & Baha’i Religions, p. 73)

the greatest name-12pixBAHA’I FAITH: “Each of the Prophets was a mediator through whom God visited and spoke to His people. Jesus was such a mediator, and the Christians have rightly regarded His appearance as a coming of God. In Him they saw the Face of God and through His lips they heard the Voice of God. Bahá’u’lláh tells us that the ‘Coming’ of The Lord of Hosts, the Everlasting Father, the Maker and Redeemer of the World, which, according to all the Prophets, is to take place at ‘the time of the end,’ means no other than His manifestation in a human temple,”

(Bahá’í Faith, Dr. J.E. Esslemont, Baha’u’llah and the New Era, p. 212)