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Could Baha'u'llah
Be a False Prophet?
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The Bible Clearly Says No!

In words of no less authority than
Christ, Paul, Peter, Moses and GOD HIMSELF


The Bible Says ...
... that Baha'u'llah
Is True, from God!

Ezekiel warned of false prophets,
quoting God in Ezekiel 13:9

"And mine hand shall be upon the prophets that see vanity, and that divine lies: they shall not be in the assembly of my people, neither shall they be written in the writing of the house of Israel, neither shall they enter into the land of Israel; and ye shall know that I am the Lord God."

Baha'u'llah not only entered into the land of Israel, but spent the final 24 years of His time on earth in the land of Israel, delivering the Most Holy Book from the land of Israel. The followers of Baha'u'llah have their world headquarters in the land of Israel, on the side of Mount Carmel, God's Holy Mountain.

If Baha'u'llah were false, then the words of GOD, as reported by Ezekiel, would be in error. Baha'is believe God and the Bible tell Truth, not error.

Jesus warned in Matt: 7:15-20

15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

16 Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?

17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.

18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.

NOTICE: Jesus is also telling us how to recognize TRUE prophets here.


Paul explained in Galatians 5:22-23

22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

Jesus says the false prophets will come in "sheep's clothing," in other words they will arise from the Christian community. Baha'u'llah did not belong to the Christian community any more than Jesus Himself did.

Baha'u'llah fulfills Jesus' definition of a TRUE prophet, bearing good fruit, the fruit of the Spirit.

According to the words of JESUS, reported in the Bible itself, Baha'u'llah can't be a false prophet.








Baha'u'llah taught His followers to work to acquire these qualities, then, by example, to teach them to the rest of humanity. He also demonstrated these fruit in His own life of sacrifice. The Apostle Paul described Baha'u'llah in these verses.

The Bible says in 2 Peter 2:1-2

1 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.

2 And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of.

(Note: The Revised Standard Version uses the word "licentiousness" rather than pernicious; either way, you don't want to be in that crowd.)

A. This passage addressing Christians, speaks of false prophets and teachers arising "among you." In other words, a false prophet will arise among the Christians. Baha'u'llah was not a member of the Christian community.

B. Baha'u'llah praised God and the Christ Jesus, urging all humanity to turn to God. The very basis of the Baha'i Faith includes recognition of the Christ. To deny Christ would be to deny Baha'u'llah, and to deny Baha'u'llah is to deny Christ.

C. The Baha'i Faith continues to grow, to the Glory of God, after more than 160 years. There are, at this writing, more than seven million Baha'is in the world. Baha'u'llah's personal mission continued for 40 years of imprisonment and exile. In many cases, it was His enemies who found swift destruction.

D. Baha'u'llah taught Baha'is to speak good, not evil. The Baha'i Faith grows on its own merits, not by speaking evil of anyone else. Baha'u'llah is the Spirit of Truth.

E. As shown above in the discussion of "fruit of the Spirit," Baha'u'llah had no "pernicious ways," which means harmful or destructive. His ways were good, and He taught His people to be good, as well.

Peter, the rock of faith upon which Christ built His church, points directly away from Baha'u'llah in this very Biblical passage about false prophets. If Baha'u'llah were a false prophet, then the church would have been built on sandy lies, not a rock. The Baha'i Faith teaches the Divine Source of the Church and the Primacy of Peter.

Moses said in Deuteronomy 18:22

When a prophet speaketh in the name of the Lord, if the thing follow not, nor come to pass, that is the thing which the Lord hath not spoken, but the prophet hath spoken it presumptuously: thou shalt not be afraid of him.

Baha'u'llah's fulfilled prophesies are numerous. Among them are the fall of the empire of Napoleon III, both world wars, Germany's involvement in those wars, and the development of nuclear power.

Even by the Old Testament, by tests set more than three thousand years ago by Moses Himself, Baha'u'llah cannot be a false prophet.


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