When one looks back at the early history of the Bahá’í Faith, there were many souls who were made aware of the tremendous Revelations still to appear, and which had appeared already. These pure souls were ready to immediately take the vital step towards not only recognizing the Faith when it appeared, but also”to be ready to step out to assist the spread of the Teachings of The Báb and of Bahá’u’lláh. Of course, in the land of Persia, there were those who practiced the interpretations of dreams. We have heard many of these dreams throughout the Writings, and still the dreams come.
Outward Forms And Symbols Must Be Used To Convey Intellectual Conceptions
“A subject that is essential for the comprehension of the questions that we have mentioned, and of others of which we are about to speak, so that the essence of the problems may be understood, is this: that human knowledge is of two kinds. One is the knowledge of things perceptible to the senses—that is to say, things which the eye, or ear, or smell, or taste, or touch can perceive, which are called objective or sensible. So the sun, because it can be seen, is said to be objective; and in the same way sounds are sensible because the ear hears them; perfumes are sensible because they can be inhaled and the sense of smell perceives them; foods are sensible because the palate perceives their sweetness, sourness or saltness; heat and cold are sensible because the feelings perceive them. These are said to be sensible realities. Read more