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On a spring evening on May 22rd, 1844, Siyyid Ali-Muhammad announced that He was the bearer of a Divine Revelation whose aim was to prepare the world for “Him Whom God Shall Make Manifest,” a Messenger of God known as Baha’u’llah. Baha’is refer to Siyyid Ali-Muhammad by His title, the Bab, which is Arabic for “the Gate,” and that eventful evening is celebrated every year by Baha’is around the world.

“I Am the Promised One” by Carl Brehmer

January 24, 2018, in Music > Studio Session, by

Baha’i Blog’s “Studio Sessions” is an initiative where we invite Baha’is and their friends from around the world to come into a studio and share the Baha’i Writings put to music.

In this Baha’i Blog Studio Session, we’re in Phoenix, Arizona with Carl Brehmer who sings “I Am the Promised One” from the Bab’s address in The Dawn-Breakers.

This song was filmed and recorded in Phoenix, Arizona, December 2017.

Lyrics & Quote

I am, I am, the promised One! I am the One whose name you have for a thousand years invoked, at whose mention you have risen, whose advent you have longed to witness, and the hour of whose Revelation you have prayed God to hasten.

The Bab

Chords

Alternate: F/D and G

I am, I am, I am, the promised One!
The One whose name you have for a thousand years invoked
at whose mention you have risen, and the advent of whose Revelation you have prayed God to hasten.
I am, the promised one.

You can also listen to and download the audio version of this song from Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here:

You can also watch the “Studio Sessions” video series on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLePDtgwcyKAScvchcLzY-XZTmP2tdN-EY

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Jordan Raj

Randomly bursting into song is a daily occurrence for Jordan, something which his friends find both hilarious and terrifying, however, for their own survival, they have grown accustomed to acts of randomness. Growing up in both the Czech Republic and Australia, and looking like he’s from neither, Jordan took to creating Youtube videos from a young age, the intention of his content is to make people happy and hopefully spread some positivity juice. He is now studying Media in Melbourne Australia, and singing for his classmates. (he really does not sing that much)
Jordan Raj

Discussion 3 Comments

Nice video! You need to check out Stephen Hampton in Chattanooga TN. He’s fairly legendary in Southeast with the music he’s written to Bahai Writings. He’s retired & has volumes of music.

Peggy Novotny

Peggy Novotny (January 1, 2018 at 1:22 AM)

I really appreciated this! It has so many elements of classic American Bluegrass style. The Revelation of Baha’u’llah can accommodate all cultures and forms of expression that are unifying. Thanks for this.

Alan D. Smith

Alan D. Smith (January 1, 2018 at 10:29 PM)

Ich bezeuge, dass du Gott bist, und dass es keinen anderen Gott gibt ausser Dir !!!

Margrit Hurni

Margrit Hurni (May 5, 2020 at 8:14 AM)

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