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November 15, 2007

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Robert Clifton

Dr. Taylor.

Consensus of concept is the motivation for all organizations.
Whoever joins the Elks club accepts that the bylaws and premises of the club are generally acceptable. Whoever elects to join the First Baptist Church accepts that the bylaws and premises of the church are generally acceptable. Whoever accepts Joel as the Guardian accepts that the bylaws and premises as interpreted by Joel are generally acceptable.
Who ever does not join the Elks, or Joel, or the UHJ are neither misguided nor ill informed. These people simply do not accept that the conditions are correct for them to be ‘enrolled’ in that organization.
Whoever does join and then finds the conditions no longer acceptable is simply one who has left the organization. Those left behind may well rant and rave about traitors, defectors, turncoats, or covenant breakers but truth is simply that the person is no longer a member of that group. Their independent investigation has led them elsewhere.
The Elks, the Baptists, the Orthodox may feel slighted, hurt, or perhaps even relieved, and may indeed make effort to lure them back, but the truth is independent investigation has simply led them elsewhere.
As for spiritual diseases I can only find one reference Baha’u’llah made to the term and that was in reference to Christians.
As for Covenant Breakers I could find no reference by Baha’u’llah.
Could you point me to others – by Baha’u’llah?

On balance your post was very frightening and sounds very much like a page from a terrorist manual.

The true seeker is well defined by Baha’u’llah.

“For whoso believeth in that which hath been revealed unto him is a true believer. Whoso turns away is an infidel, and such an irrevocable separation occurs between them that they will cease to consort and associate with each other in this world.”
I do not shun anyone. I am shunned by some.
Outwitted
He drew a circle that shut me out--
Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout.
But Love and I had the wit to win:
We drew a circle that took him in!
Edwin Markham

“Whoso knows this secret will assuredly hide it, and were he to reveal but its faintest trace they would nail him to the cross. Yet, by the Living God, were there any true seeker, I would divulge it to him;..”

Has that secret been divulged to you?

Robert

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