God is everywhere

God is everywhere at once, no place is found where God is not.

 

60. God is everywhere at once, There is no place found in the heavens or on the earth where the presence of God is not found or sensedThe shrine10 pix BABI RELIGION:God, the All-Encompassing,” (The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 70) the cross-5pix CHRISTIANITY: Colossians: 1:16 “All things were created by Him, and for Him:” 1:17 “And He is before all things, and by Him all things (everything, indefinitely, forever) consist.” 2 Corinthians: 2:14 “Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph….. and maketh manifest the savour of His knowledge….. in every place. Ephesians: 4:4 “There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling; 4:5 One Lord, one faith, one baptism, 4:6 One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.” There is no place, in this world or the next world, where He is not found. Acts: 17:27 “That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though He be not far from every one of us:” Jewish symbols star-8pix JUDAISM: 2 Chronicles: 2:6 “The heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain Him.” Jeremiah: 23:23 “Am I a God at hand, saith The LORD, and not a God afar off?Jeremiah: 23:24 “Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him? saith The LORD. Do not I fill heaven and earth? saith The LORD.” Psalms: 139:8 “If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there.” Psalms: 139:9 “If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea;” Psalms: 139:10 “Even there shall thy hand lead me.”

Islamic symbol-10 pix ISLAM: 115. “To Allah (God) belong the East and the West; whithersoever ye turn, there is the presence of Allah (God). For Allah is All-Pervading, All-Knowing.”

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

Islamic symbol-5pix 53. “Soon will We show them Our Signs in the (furthest) regions (of the earth), and in their own souls, until it becomes manifest to them that this is the Truth. Is it not enough that thy Lord doth witness (is cognizant of) all things?

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah  41)

Zoroastrian symbol-12pix ZOROASTRIANISM: “I am not contained in heaven or earth (the heavens and the earth cannot contain His all encompassing greatness), yet I am contained in the heart of the devotee.” (ZOROASTER, Hymns of Atharvan p. 700)

Ahura Mazda symbol-8pix 4. “I who by worship would keep far from Thee, O Mazda (God)…..that is most near,….. and from the Right, wherein Mazda Ahura dwells. Him who has approached the nearest to us.”

(The Zend-Avesta, Avesta – Yasnas 33 and 57)

Hindu symbol-10pix HINDUISM:Brahma (God), who is One, The Only, All-pervading;” “Of Thy perfections! Space Star-sprinkled, and void place From pole to pole of the Blue, from bound to bound, Hath Thee in every spot, Thee, Thee!- Where Thou art not, O Holy, Marvelous Form! is nowhere found!

(Hindu, Bhagavad Gita (Edwin Arnold tr) chapters 3 and 11)

Hindu symbol 5-pix 1. “He (Brahma/Vishnu/God) is inconceivable, without form, deep, covered, Blameless, Unfathomable, without (physical) qualities (or form); The Pure One, The Brilliant (All Intelligent) One, He Who is not caused, A Master-Magician, The Omniscient: (The All Knowing and The All Wise One), The Mighty One, The Immeasurable One, One Who is without beginning or end; The Blissful, Unborn (Uncreated One), The All Wise, Indescribable, Creator of all things (The Creator of the universe), The Self found within All things, The Enjoyer of All Things, The Ruler of All Things, The Center of the Center of All Things.”

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

Buddhist wheel symbol-10 pix BUDDHISM: “Of all that is created, you know the Uncreated, Holy One.” For He exists everywhere in creation and yet is above all creation.

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

Mandaean symbol-15pix SABEANISM: “Thou art enduring, First Life (Haiyi/God) before Whom no being had existence, Unearthly One from worlds of light, Supreme Being that art above all works, above the Ancient Radiance and above the First Light; above the life which emanated from Life.” Found everywhere and yet invisible to the naked eye. “Good is the Good for the good, and His nature is set upon those who love His name. We will seek and find, speak and be heard. We have sought and found, have spoken and been heard in Thy presence, my lord, Manda-d-Hiia!” (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba – chapters 48 and 72)

Mandaean symbol1 “Praised be The First Life (Haiyi, Qadmaiyi/God), praised be the Word of the First Life: praised be that radiance, light and glory; praised be that Light which is boundless and endless,” and everywhere. (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba – chapter 58)

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “DO men imagine that We are far distant from the people of the world? Nay, the day We cause them to be assailed by the pangs of death they shall, upon the plain of Resurrection, behold how The Lord of Mercy and His Remembrance were near. For verily the Remembrance of God appeared before us, behind us, and on all sides, yet we were, in very truth, shut out as by a veil from Him.”

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 46)

the greatest name-12pixBAHA’I FAITH: “When a man turns his face to God he finds sunshine everywhere.” “Ye are the abundant grace of Gods oneness that is shed upon the essences of all created things.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Abdu’l-Baha, Selections from the Writings of Abdu’l-Baha, p. 266 and Paris Talks, p. 15)

the greatest name 8 pix“It behoveth the people of truth that the signs of humility should shine upon their faces, that the light of sanctity should radiate from their countenances, that they should walk upon the earth as though they were in the presence of God and distinguish themselves in their deeds from all the dwellers of the earth.” “He is the First and the Last; the Seen and the Hidden; and He knoweth all things!” “There is no God save Him, and that every man may thereby win his way to the summit of realities, until none shall contemplate anything whatsoever but that he shall see God therein.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, Gems of Divine Mysteries and The Seven Valleys, p. 1)