Salvation is promised, in all religions.


203. Salvation is promised, in all religions, to all that live a holy life: Salvation, the saving of a person from sin or danger, which in turn leads to the preservation of the human soul and the upliftment of the qualities of the spirit of mankind, in this world and the next, is a promise made to man in all the religions of God, to all who live a spiritual and holy life. the greatest name 8 pixBaha’i Faith: “Know that which is the cause of everlasting life, eternal honor, universal enlightenment, real salvation and prosperity is, first of all, the knowledge of God. It is known that the knowledge of God is beyond all knowledge, and it is the greatest glory of the human world. For in the existing knowledge of the reality of things there is material advantage, and through it outward civilization progresses; but the knowledge of God is the cause of spiritual progress and attraction, and through it the perception of truth, the exaltation of humanity, divine civilization, rightness of morals and illumination are obtained.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Abdu’l-Baha, Some Answered Questions, p. 300)

Jewish symbols-13pix JUDAISMExodus 14:13 “And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of The LORD.” 1 Chronicles 16:23 “Sing unto The LORD, all the earth; shew forth from day to day His salvation.” 16:24 “Declare His glory among the heathen; his marvelous works among all nations.” 16:25 “For great is The LORD, and greatly to be praised: He also is to be feared above all gods.” Psalms 27:1 “The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?Isaiah 12:2 “Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for The LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation.” Zechariah 9:9 “Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass.” the cross-5pix Christianity: Romans 13:11 “And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.” Thomas 2:51 “His (Jesus’) disciples said to Him, ‘When will the repose of the dead (the resurrection) come about, and when will the new world come?’ He said to them, ‘What you look forward to has already come, but you do not recognize it.” (The Gospel of Thomas) Philippians 1:19 “For I know that this shall turn to my salvation through your prayer, and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,” 1:20 “According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death.” Philippians 2:12 “Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.” 2:13 “For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of His good pleasure.” Titus 2:11 “For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,” Titus 2:12 “Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;” Luke 12:32 “Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.”

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “Be ye sincere in your allegiance to Him Whom God shall make manifest, for the sake of God, your Lord, that perchance ye may, through devotion to His Faith, be redeemed on the Day of Resurrection. Beware lest ye suffer one another to be wrapt in veils by reason of the disputes which may, during your night, arise among you as a result of the problems ye encounter or in consideration of such matters as your loftiness or lowliness, your nearness or remoteness.” “Thus have We firmly exhorted you — a befitting exhortation indeed — that haply ye may cleave tenaciously unto it and attain thereby salvation on the Day of Resurrection.

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 127)

Islamic symbol-10 pix ISLAM: 191. “Men who celebrate the praises of Allah (God), standing, sitting, and lying down on their sides, and contemplate the (wonders of) creation in the heavens and the earth, (with the thought): ‘Our Lord! not for naught hast thou created (all) this! Glory to thee! give us salvation from the penalty of the fire.’”

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

Islamic symbol-5pix Islam: 119. “Allah will say: ‘This is a day on which the truthful will profit from their truth: theirs are Gardens, with rivers flowing beneath, their eternal home: Allah well-pleased with them, and they with Allah: that is the great Salvation, (the fulfillment of all desires).’”

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah   5)

Zoroastrian symbol-12pix ZOROASTRIANISM: 2. “And we worship that life-long state of blessedness (for the holy) which is the evil man’s calamity; yea, we worship His eternal salvation, and with the salvation prayer.”

(Zoroaster, The Zend-Avesta, Avesta – Visperad 18)

Zoroastrian symbol-5pix Zoroastrianism: 83. “Seek ye for a store of good deeds, O Zarathushtra, men and women! for a store of good deeds is full of salvation, O Zarathustra!

(Zoroaster, The Zend-Avesta, Avesta Fragments)

Hindu symbol-10pix HINDUISM: 2. “And (thus this rite has been revealed) for the salvation of mankind.” 2. “If he lives in all these four according to the rules (of the, law), without allowing himself to be disturbed (by anything), he will obtain salvation.”

(Hindu, The Dharma Sutras, Apastamba Prasna 2, Patala 9, Khanda 16 and 21)

Hindu symbol 5-pix Hinduism: “Therefore follow thou also this good road that leads to welfare (salvation), and not the one that leads into misfortune.”

(Hindu, The Dharma Sutras, Apastamba Prasna I, Patala 8, Khanda 22)

Buddhist wheel symbol-10 pix BUDDHISM: 16. “Whoever takes refuge with the awakened one, the truth, and the community, who with clear understanding perceives the four noble truths: namely suffering, the origin of suffering, the cessation of suffering, and the eightfold holy way that leads to the cessation of suffering, that is the safe refuge (salvation); that is the best refuge; having gone to that refuge, a person is delivered from all pains.”

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

Mandaean symbol-15pix SABEANISM: “For the perfect ones He prepared a path and granted salvation to the perfect ones. Salvation He granted to the perfect ones and remembered their names in the house of the Mighty Life.” (Sabeanism, The Way of Salvation)

Mandaean symbol1 Sabeanism: “I waiteth on The Life (Haiyi, God) and mine eyes upon Manda-d-Hiia; for they will be my support, my deliverer and saviour from the Place of Darkness to the Place of Light.” (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba- chapter 77)

the greatest name-12pixBAHA’I FAITH: “He hath wiped away their tears, kindled their light, rejoiced their hearts and enraptured their souls. Death shall no more overtake them, neither shall sorrow, crying and tribulation afflict them. The Lord God Omnipotent hath been enthroned in His Kingdom and hath made all things new. This is the truth, and what truth greater than the Revelation of St. John the divine? He is the Alpha and Omega. He is the One that will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life, and bestow upon the sick the remedy of true salvation. He whom such grace aideth is verily he that receiveth the most glorious heritage from the prophets of God and His holy ones. The Lord will be his God, and he His dearly-beloved son.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Abdu’l-Baha, Baha’i World Faith – Abdu’l-Baha Section, p. 350)

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “CONSIDER the manifold favours vouchsafed by the Promised One, and the effusions of His bounty which have pervaded the concourse of the followers of Islam to enable them to attain unto salvation.”

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 118)

the greatest name-12pixBAHA’I FAITH: “That which is conducive to the regeneration of the world and the salvation of the peoples and kindreds of the earth hath been sent down from the heaven of the utterance of Him Who is the Desire of the world. Give ye a hearing ear to the counsels of the Pen of Glory. Better is this for you than all that is on the earth. Unto this beareth witness My glorious and wondrous Book.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, Tablets of Baha’u’llah, p. 222)