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  • Introduction

    • 1 Shoghi Effendi, God Passes By, Chapter VII, paragraph beginning “In that city, described in Islamic traditions…”. 

    • 2 Bahá’u’lláh, The Kitáb-i-íqán, Part One, paragraph beginning “These are the melodies, sung by Jesus, Son of Mary…”. 

  • Gems of Divine Mysteries

    • 3 cf. Qur’án 67:3. 

    • 4 cf. Qur’án 24:35. 

    • 5 Matt. 24:19. 

    • 6 cf. Matt. 24:29–31. 

    • 7 Mark 13:19. 

    • 8 cf. Luke 21:25–28. 

    • 9 John 15:26–7. 

    • 10 John 14:26. 

    • 11 John 16:5–6. 

    • 12 John 16:7. 

    • 13 John 16:13. 

    • 14 The Imáms of Shí‛ih Islám. 

    • 15 Jesus. 

    • 16 cf. Matt. 24:35; Mark 13:31; Luke 21:33. 

    • 17 The Antichrist, who it was believed would appear at the advent of the Promised One, to contend with and be ultimately defeated by Him. 

    • 18 Another figure who it was believed would raise the banner of rebellion between Mecca and Damascus at the appearance of the Promised One. 

    • 19 Qur’án 16:43. 

    • 20 A magician in the court of Pharaoh during the time of Moses. 

    • 21 Qur’án 83:6; 2:89. 

    • 22 The Imáms of Shí‛ih Islám. 

    • 23 Qur’án 29:2. 

    • 24 Qur’án 2:156. 

    • 25 Qur’án 29:69. 

    • 26 Qur’án 2:282. 

    • 27 From a Ḥadíth. 

    • 28 From a Ḥadíth. 

    • 29 Qur’án 30:30. 

    • 30 Qur’án 48:23. 

    • 31 Qur’án 67:3. 

    • 32 Qur’án 17:110. 

    • 33 Qur’án 57:3. 

    • 34 The twelfth Imám, Muḥammad al-Mahdí, the son of Ḥasan al-‘Askarí. 

    • 35 According to Shí‛ih traditions, the twin cities of Jábulqá and Jábulṣá are the dwelling place of the Hidden Imám (the Promised One), whence He will appear on the Day of Resurrection. 

    • 36 Muḥammad. 

    • 37 Qur’án 33:40. 

    • 38 Qur’án 13:2. 

    • 39 Qur’án 74:50. 

    • 40 cf. Qur’án 13:5. 

    • 41 Qur’án 11:7. 

    • 42 Qur’án 3:185. 

    • 43 Qur’án 16:97. 

    • 44 Qur’án 3:169. 

    • 45 From a Ḥadíth. 

    • 46 Qur’án 7:179. 

    • 47 cf. Qur’án 9:109; 3:103. 

    • 48 Qur’án 6:122. 

    • 49 John 3:5–7. 

    • 50 cf. Rev. 1:14–16; 2:18; 19:15. 

    • 51 cf. Qur’án 80:41; 83:24. 

    • 52 Qur’án 11:112. 

    • 53 cf. Luke 12:53. 

    • 54 cf. Qur’án 1:4. 

    • 55 Qur’án 14:48. 

    • 56 Qur’án 14:5. 

    • 57 cf. Qur’án 21:23. 

    • 58 From a saying of Imám ‘Alí. 

    • 59 From the Díván of Ibn-i-Fáriḍ. 

    • 60 From the Díván of Ibn-i-Fáriḍ. 

    • 61 cf. Qur’án 10:61; 34:3. 

    • 62 From a Ḥadíth. 

    • 63 From the Díván of Ibn-i-Fáriḍ. 

    • 64 cf. Qur’án 39:10. 

    • 65 Qur’án 2:156. 

    • 66 Qur’án 4:130. 

    • 67 cf. Qur’án 50:30. 

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