June 2, 2015

We are called upon by ‘Abdu’l-Baha to “unveil” to the whole world the “merits” of Baha’u’llah’s new world order

We are called upon by our beloved Master in His Will and Testament not only to adopt it [Bahá'u'lláh's new world order] unreservedly, but to unveil its merit to all the world. To attempt to estimate its full value, and grasp its exact significance after so short a time since its inception would be premature and presumptuous on our part. We must trust to time, and the guidance of God's Universal House of Justice, to obtain a clearer and fuller understanding of its provisions and implications. ...  
- Shoghi Effendi  (From a letter dated 23 February 1924, published in ‘Bahá'í Administration’; also included by the Universal House of Justice in a letter dated 9 March 1965)