The Tenth Flash
Blows Dealt by Divine Compassion
In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate.
On the Day when every soul will be confronted with all the good it has done, and all the evil it has done, it willø wish there were a great distance between it and its evil. But God cautions you [to remember] Himself. And God is full of kindness to those who serve Him.(3:30)
One meaning of the above verse is to be expounded and explained by the blows dealt by divine compassion that my comrades in the service of the Qur’an receive for mistakes they make as the result of human nature. So a succession of extra-ordinary events proceeding from the service of the Qur’an will be explained together with an instance of Gawth al-A‘zam’s1 wonder-working, since he supervises this sacred service with God’s permission and assists it with his saintly influence. Then those who perform it may persevere earnestly in their service.
There are three sorts of wonder-working associated with this sacred work:
The First Sort is that aspect which prepares the work and urges those employed to perform it.
The Second Sort removes obstacles and repulses the evil of those who oppose it and deals them blows. There are numerous instances of this second sort and they are lengthy,2 so postponing them to another time we shall discuss the third sort, which are the lightest.
The Third Sort is this: Whenever those who work sincerely in this ser
See Note 8, Page 36-7.
For example, people who oppose religion themselves suffer in this world a greater penalty than the torments and distress they inflict on students of the Risale-i Nur; they receive what they have given.