Multiple Losses

Even if all the losses of the world were to be sustained by one of the friends of God, he would still profit thereby . . . The friends of God shall win and profit under all conditions, and shall attain true wealth.

Bahá’u’lláh, Crisis & Victory, p. 154

Say: rejoice not in the things ye possess; tonight they are yours, tomorrow others will possess them. Thus warneth you He Who is the All-Knowing, the All-Informed.

Bahá’u’lláh, Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh, p. 138

What advantage is there in the earthly things which men possess? . . . Did they but know it, they would renounce their all, that their names may be mentioned before His throne.

Bahá’u’lláh, Kitáb-i-Aqdas, p. 34

Those who believed in Him likewise sacrificed life, honor, possessions, family, everything, that this human world might be released from the hell of discord, enmity and strife.

‘Abdu’l-Bahá, The Promulgation of Universal Peace, p. 4