God inside us

God is found inside of us.

 

93. God is inside of us: The Creator is found everywhere in creation, including within usthe cross-5pix CHRISTIANITY: Ephesians: 4:6 “One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.” The writings of The Holy Bible, The Bahá’í Faith and the words of the other Holy Religions of God tell us, not only is the essence of God present throughout the whole universe, but the essence of God is also found inside of us as-well. Jewish symbols star-8pix JUDAISM: Ezekiel: 20:41 “…..I will be sanctified in you before the heathen.” Ezekiel: 36:23 “……when I shall be sanctified in you before their eyes.” Ezekiel: 37:14 “And shall put My spirit in you, and ye shall live,” Ezekiel: 18:4 “Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine;” Isaiah: 45:14 “Surly God is in thee; and there is none else.” the cross-5pix CHRISTIANITY: Matthew: 10:20 “For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaketh in you.” John: 14:17 “Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for He dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.” John: 14:20 “At that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you.” Romans: 8: 9 “…..the Spirit of God dwell in you.” 1 Corinthians: 3:16 “Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?” 2 Corinthians: 6:16 “Ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.” 1 Corinthians: 14:25 “…..God is in you of a truth.”

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “Through the radiance of His light God imparteth illumination to your hearts and maketh firm your steps, that perchance ye may yield praise unto Him.”

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 154)

Islamic symbol-10 pix ISLAM: 69 “As for those who strive in Us, We surely guide them to Our paths, and lo! Allah (God) is with the good.”

(The Qur’an (Pickthall tr), Sura 29 – The Spider)

Islamic symbol-5pix 29. “When I have fashioned him (in due proportion) and breathed into him of My spirit, fall ye down in obeisance unto him.”

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

Islamic symbol-5pix 9. “But He fashioned him in due proportion, and breathed into him something of His spirit.”

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah  32)

Islamic symbol-5pix 71. “Behold, thy Lord said to the angels: ‘I…created man from clay …and breathed into him of My spirit, fall ye down in obeisance unto him.” thus “We show them Our Signs in their own souls.”

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surahs 38 and 41)

Islamic symbol-5pix “You are the one whom Allah created with His Own Hands, and breathed in you of His soul

(Hadith, Bukhari Vol 8, book 76 # 570)

Zoroastrian symbol-12pix ZOROASTRIANISM:In every heart Mazda (God) lies latent as an Ideal. The easiest way to reach Mazda is to follow the aspirations of the higher self.” “Why do you seek God outside? He is within us.” (ZOROASTER, Hymns of Atharvan pp. 260 and 389)

Ahura Mazda symbol-8pix “Mazda is latent in everybody. The highest end of human life is to realize Him.” “And if we realize our smallness and leave the future in the hands of Mazda we shall be freed from all worries.” (ZOROASTER, Hymns of Atharvan pp. 72 and 777)

Hindu symbol-10pix HINDUISM: “I am alike for all! I know not hate I know not favour! What is made is Mine! But them that worship Me with love, I love; They are in Me, and I in them!” “He is within all beings- and without- Motionless, yet still moving; not discerned.”

(Hindu, Bhagavad Gita (Edwin Arnold tr) chapters 9 and 13)

Hindu symbol 5-pix 11. “He is the one God, hidden in all beings, all pervading, the self within all beings, watching over all works, dwelling in all beings, the witness, the perceiver, the only one, free from qualities.”

(Hindu, Upanishads vol. 2, Svetasvatara-Upanishad Hindu)

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: “They say that they take refuge in Buddha: each should take refuge in the Buddha within himself.” (Buddha, Sixth Patriarch)

Mandaean symbol-15pix SABEANISM:The Great Life (God) dwelleth in those that love Him, and His devotes dwell in the Great Place of Light and the Everlasting Abode.” (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba- chapter 60)

Mandaean symbol1 “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 – chapter 72)

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “The heart of the true believer is the throne of God,’ observed the Báb”

The Bab: (Shoghi Effendi, The Dawn-Breakers, p. 224)

The shrine10 pix “Say, the power of God is in the hearts of those who believe in the unity of God and bear witness that no God is there but Him, while the hearts of them that associate partners with God are impotent, devoid of life on this earth, for assuredly they are dead.”

(The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 153)

the greatest name-12pixBAHA’I FAITH: From the light and semblance of God in us may it be, indeed, proved and witnessed that God has created man after His own image and likeness.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Abdu’l-Baha, The Promulgation of Universal Peace, p. 235)

the greatest name 8 pixMan’s power to comprehend, move, speak, hear, and see all derive from this sign of his Lord within him.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, The Summons of the Lord of Hosts, p. 154)

the greatest name 8 pixO SON OF BEING! Thy heart is My home; sanctify it for My descent. Thy spirit is My place of revelation; cleanse it for My manifestation.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, The Arabic Hidden Words)