Word of God gives life to man

The word of God giveth life to man.


135. The word of God giveth life to man: The word of God, to the spiritual insightful man, gives light and life into the heart of mankindJewish symbols star-8pix Judaism: Deuteronomy 8:3 “And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know; that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of The LORD doth man live.” Deuteronomy 4:1 “Now therefore hearken, O Israel, unto the statutes and unto the judgments, which I teach you, for to do them, that ye may live…..” Leviticus 18:5 “Ye shall therefore keep my statutes, and my judgments which if a man do, he shall live in them: I am The LORD.” Psalms 12:6 “The words of The LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.” the cross-5pix Christianity: Luke 4:4 “And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.” Luke 12:23 “Life is more than meat, and the body is more than raiment.” John 5:24” Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on Him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.” 1 John 1:1 “That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life;” 1:2 “For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and shew unto you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us;” 1:3 “That which we have seen and heard declare we unto you, that ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ.

the greatest name-12pixBAHA’I FAITH: “Truth is the Word of God which gives life to humanity.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Compilations, Baha’i Scriptures, p. 494)

Islamic symbol-10 pix ISLAM: 124. “Whosoever turns away from My Message, (the word) verily for him is a life narrowed down.” (spiritually diminished capacity) 24. “O ye who believe! give your response to Allah (God) and His Messenger, when He calleth you (give the message to you) to that which will give you life;”

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surahs  8 and 20)

Zoroastrian symbol-12pix ZOROASTRIANISM: 43. “And they shall thenceforth in their doings walk after the way of holiness, after the word of holiness, after the ordinance of holiness,” and shall be among the living.

(Zoroaster, The Zend-Avesta, Avesta – Vendidad 4)

Zoroastrian symbol-5pix Zoroastrianism: 3. “Let your ears attend to those who in their deeds and utterances hold to your words (of life), Ahura (God) and Right, to those of Good Thought, for whom thou, Mazda, art the first teacher.”

(The Zend-Avesta, Avesta – Yasna 51)

Hindu symbol-10pix HINDUISM: “Some, never so attaining, hear of light From other lips, and seize, and cleave to it Worshipping; yea! and those- to teaching true- Overpass Death!” (and lead to life)

(Hindu, Bhagavad Gita (Edwin Arnold tr) chapter 13)

Buddhist wheel symbol-10 pix BUDDHISM: 2. “Even if the faithful can recite only a few of the scriptures, if they act accordingly, having given up passion, hate, and folly, being possessed of true knowledge and serenity of mind, craving nothing in this world or the next, they are living the holy life.”

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

Dharma wheel Buddhist symbols-5pix Buddhism: 6. “But those who, when the truth has been taught to them, follow the truth, will pass over the dominion of death, however difficult to cross. Leaving behind the path of darkness and following the path of light”

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

Mandaean symbol-15pix SABEANISM: “My chosen, ye sought and ye found, moreover ye shall seek and ye shall find. ye sought and found, my chosen ones, as the first (souls) sought and found,” the way to eternal life. “Be careful; make enquiry, (seek out the true life of the word) display kindness, show compassion.” And live! (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba- chapters 74 and 99)

Mandaean symbol1 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 (light) cometh and casteth out evil. “Great First Word, (God) which assured me sight in mine eyes, pour wisdom into my heart! Open the eyes of my understanding!” “Wreath is light, its weapon the living word, and its seal the chosen, pure one (the manifestation of God). Every man who openeth it and readeth therein (the living word) shall live, shall be whole and his name will be set up in the House of Life, in the name of the Great Sublime Life from worlds (of light).” (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba- chapters 45, 63 and 171)

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “These life-giving evidences of a new-born Revelation; how numerous the souls raised to life who were exposed to dire humiliation in Thy Path for exalting Thy Word and for glorifying Thy divine Unity!”

(Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 188 and Shoghi Effendi, The Dawn-Breakers, p. 90)

the greatest name-12pixBAHA’I FAITH: “Strive therefore, with heart and soul, to follow the precepts of the Blessed Perfection (Baha’u’llah), and rest assured that if ye succeed in living the life he marks out for you, Eternal Life and everlasting joy in the Heavenly Kingdom will be yours, and celestial sustenance will be sent to strengthen you all your days.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Abdu’l-Baha, Paris Talks, p. 113)

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “We stand, life in hand, wholly resigned to His will; that perchance, through Gods loving kindness and His grace, this revealed and manifest Letter may lay down His life as a sacrifice in the path of the Primal Point,[1] the most exalted Word.”

(H. M. Balyuzi, The Bab – The Herald of the Days, p. 48)

the greatest name-12pixBAHA’I FAITH: “The progress of the world, the development of nations, the tranquility of peoples, and the peace of all who dwell on earth are among the principles and ordinances of God. Religion bestoweth upon man the most precious of all gifts, offereth the cup of prosperity, imparteth eternal life, and showereth imperishable benefits upon mankind.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, Tablets of Baha’u’llah, p. 129)