The Islands of the North SeaA Compilation of Bahá’í Writings
I. Extract from the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh
Should they attempt to conceal His light on the Continent, He will assuredly rear His head in the midmost heart of the ocean and, raising His voice, proclaim: 'I am the life-giver of the world.'
Bahá'u'lláh, cited in World Order of Bahá'u'lláh, (Wilmette: Bahá'í Publishing Trust, 1974), p. 108 
II. Extract from the Writings of 'Abdu'l-Bahá
Therefore, O ye believers of God! Show ye an effort and after this war spread ye the synopsis of the divine teachings in the British Isles, France, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Russia, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Holland, Portugal, Rumania, Serbia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Greece, Andorra, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Monaco, San Marino, Balearic Isles, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Crete, Malta, Iceland, Faroe Islands, Shetland Islands, Hebrides and Orkney Islands.
In all these countries, like unto the morning stars shine ye forth from the horizon of guidance. Thus far ye have been untiring in your labors. Let your exertions henceforth increase a thousandfold. Summon the people in these countries, capitals, islands, assemblies and churches to enter the Abhá Kingdom. The scope of your exertions must needs be extended. The wider its range, the more striking will be the evidence of divine assistance.
Tablets of the Divine Plan (Wilmette: Bahá'í Publishing Trust, 1993), paras. 15-16, pp. 43-44