REVEREND SUN MYUNG MOON
October 28, 1981
World Mission Center
Translator - Bo Hi Pak
Copyright © 1981 by Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianity
We are celebrating the 22nd Children's Day today. We have several major
celebrations in Unification Church, Parents' Day, Children's Day, Day of All
Things, and God's Day, but the world does not have these days, or know the
significance of them. Our Church is founded on God's dispensational purpose,
and as a religious institution the Church installed these days. They have
meaning not only to us, but to God and to religion itself.
What is the purpose that religion has to fulfill in God's sight? When we
say that the purpose of God is fulfilled, we mean that God's kingdom is
established, and God's family has been erected. The Kingdom of God begins
from the heavenly family of men. What makes up that God-centered family? It
consists of God-centered men and women, the essence which makes up the family,
society, and the center of all things that God created. That perfection must
reign at the level of men and women, as the foundation of all.
Each of us belongs to one of those poles, either man or woman. We must
realize that the standard of men and women who can create the Kingdom of God
on earth shall be unchanging, in either the past, present or future, and will
go on for eternity. Ask yourself whether you are a man of God who is entitled
to the heavenly kingdom; if you can say yes, then you are on the right track.
We also must realize that men and women in the world today are separated
from the original standard that God established. In God's sight the most
heartbreaking thing is the fall of man, when the heavenly standard was
lost. But the tragic thing is that mankind does not realize how far they have
fallen, or know the anguish of the fall. All religions talk about the fall
of man, but there is no real seriousness about it in religious circles. Even
here you speak more meaningfully about it, but still the meaning of the fall
has not penetrated to your very bones.
We are here thousands of years after the fall; should we be more serious
about the fall than Adam and Eve? You may say that we should be more
serious, about it, but how much do you really feel the pain of it in your
heart? Here we recognize that there is a gap between God's pain and man's
pain. The purpose of religion is to close that gap. Through religion God
was constantly raising up champions and messengers to educate the people
on earth, to close the gap so that men and God could feel the same joy and
pain. For this purpose God has paid a great price and made many sacrifices
of men and women and families and peoples and religions.
What is the price that religious people are paying? The general thinking of
religious people today is quite self-centered; they join a religion because
they want to receive some benefit, and they expect God to lift them directly
up to heaven just as they are. Who, then, will eradicate the historical gap
between God and man?
People today are like patients who don't know they have cancer, trying to
live life normally, not knowing they are being destroyed from inside. Which has
more severe consequences-cancer, or sin from the fall of man? Even Almighty
God is helpless to eradicate the problem of the fall by Himself. We must
realize that truly a serious problem is at hand. No one really can claim
that they are God's people or nation.
In the course of restoration, the first step must be to properly diagnose
what went wrong, and what kind of disease we have. The first consequence of
the fall was the emergence of the self in the central place. After the fall,
all mankind became self-centered. Isn't it true that each and every one
of you have been infiltrated by the essence of self-centeredness? Second,
through the fall everyone wants to control and dominate things for themselves,
being greedy for power.
A third consequence of the fall is the establishment of the false lineage
on earth. We are born in the lineage of our enemy. The blood of our enemy flows
in us, so his self-centered feeling and greediness permeates our bodies. Man's
insides are contaminated by the satanic blood and selfishness; mankind is
like a facade, a front for Satan. Our job is to remove that satanic element
from our bloodstream. How can that be done?
It is a poignant moment when young people experience first love as they
enter adolescence. Is there some power great enough to eradicate that love? The
problem in America is that boys and girls become mature too quickly. Even at
the age of twelve they want to date. The question is whether within ourselves
there is a power than can overcome that sensation. Is there such a brake?
I'm sure there are blessed couples here; can they say that they have
eradicated their first experience of love? It's easy to say yes, but when we
truly analyze ourselves, it's not that simple. Each person is living in the
bondage of satanic love. Satanic love is binding every facet of your life.
Do you have a greater power to resist such love? If you know you are pulled
every moment by that love, can you have any moment of relaxation? It is as
though every day you were being pulled by a winch, and each day just one
more pull will yank you over the cliff. Have you ever thought about that
God is moving forward with the work of restoration, trying to cut the
satanic lines that hold you and completely set you free. It is a natural
law that to unwind something you have to reverse the procedure. You have
to do the reverse of what Satan wants. Satan has hooks in you, but what
power is there to pull you the other way? If you stand still in the center
of those two forces, you will be split into pieces. With all your heart
and soul you have to hold onto the salvation wire to avoid being split apart.
Your grip on God's wire begins in your mind, with your conscious
thinking that you must follow God's teaching. Then your body will follow
your thinking. Have you felt that within you there is a battle going on
every day? The same eye can work in two directions; so can the rest of
your senses. Satan is a world-renowned tempter and deceiver, with all kinds
The battle we are in is exactly like tuna fishing. To catch a tuna you
have to bend over backwards to please that fish, tempting him with all
kinds of bait, unconditionally giving it tasty food. Maybe some of you are
like the tuna that thinks it is too smart to be hooked by the bait, but is
convinced that it will just have a little sniff! Then after smelling around,
it thinks it will have just one bite and then go away, but with that one
bite it is finished.
Is the religious way of life difficult or easy? Every day we are just one
step short of our own deaths; religious life is that intensely difficult. When
you are walking the streets and see a stunningly handsome man or beautiful
woman, do you have some interest or surging reaction? I'm sure you have some
feeling that you wish such a person could be your husband or wife. In your
thinking you associate with that person' right? You can see how dangerous
an atmosphere is created by the world we live in, offering all kinds of bait.
Suppose you are on a trip, in your hotel room and suddenly the world's
beauty queen walks in, the most glamorous movie star, offering to be your
companion. What would you do? Sometimes the idea of witnessing to him would
be a convenient excuse to continue talking with him or her! But you could
pull out a little knife in front of your tempter, sharpening as you talk.
Our worst enemy always presents himself in the most favorable form, being
very attractive and charming to melt your heart. The second kind appeals to
your greed by offering money or material temptation, even leaving it while
you are away, anonymously. What would human instinct do? One part of you
says "Boy, I want that!" As soon as you lift up that gift however,
you know it is hooked to Satan.
The third weakness is the temptation to receive praise from other people and
have them bow down to you. This is an inclination to the me-first philosophy
There is a built-in arrogance in the fallen world Americans look down on the
short, foreign Japanese and Korean leaders, for instance. Each time you feel
that way, you are hooked by your eyes, ears and mouth. Even though people
don't express it, the, have many of these things in their subconscious.
Satan is throwing his hooks at you, and it is a very serious matter.
Are you totally slippery, or do you have many places where he can grab you? We
know it is not easy to escape, since even after thousands of years God Himself
has not been able to change the situation. Are we more susceptible to the
satanic element or heavenly element? The heavenly and satanic elements are
Do you think I am saying that in your first love you should be enthralled
by the ugliest person? In the world today, the people who really love God
look like human trash. Even if you are an elite person, to follow religious
teaching means you must become an outcast element in society. Such an
attractive person who wants to follow God should study how to make himself
unattractive so that he will not attract temptation. In God's sight, the mind
is everything. Sometimes, in order to be truly faithful you might not wash your
underwear for several days. Then people won't touch you! Instead of lovely
manicures, you might have dirty, ragged nails. We live in the enemy's world,
so we want to create our own sanctuary where all temptation will be chased
away. That is the best protection. Perhaps someone will insist on giving you
diamonds to replace your plain, simple earrings. You should be able to say,
"Don't worry about my ears. These earrings are the best. My ears are
allergic to diamonds."
In the world everyone worries about himself, but we are worrying about
other people, and in the meantime we have been kicked around by society. Each
person is a target in the cosmic competition, for both Satan and God are
throwing hooks at us. Depending on what kind of niches you have, either
Satan or God can snag you. People today have the free-sex niche, so will
Satan or God be more likely to get them? Is disco dancing a niche for God?
What kind of reward do people expect from disco dancing? Most people are
trying to hook a glamorous man or woman.
No matter how giant a tuna you are, if Satan gets a hook in you, you are
finished. We have to smooth over the satanic niches and create niches where
God can hook us. My rule for that is to live for others, not myself. I want
to use my things to make other people happy. Then I elevate my goal, so that
I not only make other people happy, but other nations happy, and the entire
world happy. In the meantime I take the sacrificial position. That attitude
is completely opposite the satanic position. Thus, only heavenly hooks can
When you create lots of heavenly pockets and God can hook you, even if
you want to go in the other direction, God can pull you back. Then there
is no way you can end up in the satanic camp! There is a struggle inside
of us. Our mind is more susceptible to God's hooks, while the body is more
vulnerable to Satan's hooks; there is a contradiction within us.
I don't know why, but Unification Church women are all beautiful, and you
undoubtedly have a desire to have some handsome man hold your hands. But
your hand should be ready to feel more joy in holding the hand of an old
grandfather to comfort him. If you really feel joy in helping old people
and in helping people of your parents' age, then when you are firmly holding
their hands and you meet a handsome young man, he will already respect you.
Without holding his hand you have won him already.
To make it more extreme, the white sisters should hold the hands of black
grandparents. Then when Satan tries to hook you, your body is as slippery as
an eel and you elude him. When you are totally immune to satanic elements,
God allows you to go anywhere in the world, with complete freedom. Am I an
exception to this? There is no exception to this rule.
Many people think I am a millionaire, and now they are saying I am
billionaire. But on the contrary, I am penniless. Nothing belongs to me;
there is nothing I can personally claim. I don't really know what a personal
checkbook or savings account looks like. For you, I wore a decent suit today,
but only for official occasions do I pay attention to what I wear. I don't
feel that I must always be dignified in my dress.
I can be arrogant and tough-minded, but only with Satan. When I meet
people, I never ask if they can help me. Instead I always check how I can help
them. I am determined to help you; I can help you in the most fundamental
thing-your life. Do you believe that? I can help you with true love. Why
should I worry about your blessing? I could easily tell you to find love
on your own, but I am concerned with your life and love; that is the most
supreme help I could give. If some people are having difficulty with their
fiancés, they may think that I misjudged in choosing their mate. But
you see only the horizontal element; I see the entire vertical element of
your family tree and your ancestors. You don't know that person yet, so you
haven't experienced the true value of your fiancé.
A poplar should marry a poplar, and a pine should marry a pine. If you put
a poplar and pine together, however, you have disaster. A pine tree is green
for all four seasons, while a poplar should shed its leaves in the fall. Can
a poplar go against nature and insist on keeping its leaves all year? In the
same way, I see your vertical nature. I may not give you a handsome husband,
or a person with whom life is easy, but I give the gift of true love.
The Bible teachings are full of dilemmas for us. Jesus said that the person
who would lose his life for Jesus' sake would live; it seems contradictory. But
the Bible teachings are meant to make you immune to Satan's hooks. You
think you are independent people. but I see many wires and hooks attached
to you. Are they all heavenly hooks?
Our job is to declare a war of the self, and the outcome all depends on
you. In leading a public life for the dispensation, I set forth a cardinal
credo-before desiring dominion of the universe, let me gain dominion over
myself. I declared war on myself: against misuse of love, against material
greediness, and against arrogance. This is how I conquered myself.
When you Westerners look at me through your blue eyes, how do you see
me? Am I strange and foreign, or am I dynamic and handsome? I never decided
about myself, but in my life I have received many proposals from outstanding
women of the world! I have experienced many odd events. Some women wrote me
letters of love with their own blood. Some women have burst into my room
at night to try to win me. Do you think I passed the test?
In my high school and college days I made a conscious effort to look like
a beggar, letting my hair become shaggy, and dressing in old clothes from a
thrift shop. Instead of dressing nicely for events, I dressed comfortably at
home, but wore rags when I went out. I seldom spoke to people outside. That
was how I lived when I was young. You could not have figured that out unless
I told you this morning.
I went to the Harlems of Japan and Korea, mingling with poor people.
I never mixed with the elite. I worked hard at manual labor to pay tuition
for people who were my friends. I know the mentality of the satanic world. No
one can deceive me.
There was one rich girl who was infatuated with me. She got much money
from her parents, and one day she snuck into my room and left that money
in my drawer. I took that packet of money back to her, unopened, and told
her that she should learn what life should be like, that she couldn't buy
my mind with money. The world doesn't know what kind of experiences I have
passed through in order to come this far.
It is not easy to be recognized by God, to win His acknowledgment that
you love Him most. I prayed very much, but never for revenge against my
enemies. I prayed for their forgiveness and to know what indemnity I could pay
so that my enemy could overcome his sin. This is my way of life. I don't know
whether God loves me or not, but certainly I have prospered in going God's
way. It is amazing to see that followers come to me from all six continents.
Do you think that is a sign of God's love?
I never said that you should follow me. I never forced one person to do
that. But what happens is that you feel in your hearts that following me
is the right thing to do. You have no idea how important and fearful it is
that you are sitting here today. To enable you to sit here today, God and
historical people ha paid with much sacrifice and pain.
At the rally on October 22 I declared I would create a minority alliance
for civil rights. Do you think that is needed? Do you think I am doing that
elevate us and make us wealthy? On the contrary, we will take the road of
sacrifice, but out of that sacrifice needy and oppressed people can live.
I am launching this minority alliance in actuality Soon we will have a
public announcement. Our movement will be a spearhead in the crusade to
he the disregarded people in America. When you real look at your lives,
what do you crave? Our purpose to transform the satanic world into heaven,
so only for that purpose do we need knowledge, money and power. Then your
life can come alive.
Truly I have not lived my life for myself at al What do I get for it in
America? Indictment! It's an enormous joke. Sometimes the expenses of our
movement in one day total $8 million, and they accuse me of not declaring
$112,000 to the government!
I fear nothing; I will not be threatened. Even if die, my tradition and
my goal shall be achieved, an God will march by our side. I am very strict
about money spent for my family. Even when Mother wan' to buy something for
the family, I check it careful! beforehand. But I tell her that if she sees
any need Church members, she should even borrow money if necessary to get
them what they need. As recently a three years ago, Mother had no freedom at
all to spend any money. Only recently have I given he freedom. I am abiding
by the heavenly tradition in m family to prevent their being caught by Satan.
The base of the heavenly kingdom is erection of the heavenly family.
The same laws apply to the family as a unit, for they may also have niches
for Satan to hook. Is it easy to prevent that? You might think the if you
have children then one hook for Satan could be overlooked. If there is just
one hook in one family member, however, the entire family will suffer. Do you
have confidence that you can create the heavenly family? The answer is easy,
but the deed is difficult.
I could say many things to those who are already blessed. There are many
things I could say about the blessed children also. When the parents hear
my word, they can evaluate where they are. Can we meet the heavenly standard
by following the individualistic American way, with parents going separately
their own ways, and children pursuing only their interests? It is incredibly
difficult truly to live up to the standard of God's family. However difficult
it is, though, we must pass the test, one way or the other. Do you think
my job of leading the entire Church into the Kingdom of Heaven is easy or
difficult? But someone has to do it, even if it takes eternity.
Here there are people of all different races and nations and ancestries,
and I am trying to mold them according to one heavenly standard. There are
so many things dividing us that we have to be glued together with the love
of God. On top of that, my job is even more difficult because every time
you go out the door you confront temptations from the satanic world, and you
are still influenced by your habits from your old way of life. Once you are
hooked by habits like marijuana, free sex and disco dancing, it is a painful
problem to overcome them. But each person is still an individual truth body,
and you can't just be melted down into nothing and then rebuilt from scratch.
Your mouth is your enemy sometimes, multiplying evil through complaint.
Morning to night there is complaint going on. Do you still think unification
is an easy word? From this point of view I want you to realize how strongly
your behavior affects the person next to you; you cannot think that you
are isolated individuals. Within our movement we must feel concern for each
other. If someone is hurt or sick, you should forget your own meals and sit
Have you ever really thought about caring for your brothers and sisters? We
have to think about creating a good atmosphere in which only healthy things
grow, where ungodly things cannot survive. When you consider all these
things, you realize that the job I have undertaken is not easy.
Do you miss me when I am away for many months? My teaching to you today is
that as much as you miss me and Mother, you should miss each other, caring for
and loving each other. Why? Because we want to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
collectively. When the Jews came out of Egypt, instead of complaining about
what Moses did they should have been concerned about each other, and then
they would not have been destroyed in the wilderness. The same is true today.
God sees you as His hand-picked champions whom He has pulled together to
create the Kingdom of Heaven on earth. What an overwhelming task that is for
Him! Even when you go to spirit world, it is difficult to forget your first
love experiences. Therefore, God is sending His representative to earth so
that everyone can remake themselves in love by loving the Messiah so deeply
that all their past experiences can be melted away. By loving the man sent
by God more than you love anything else, you shall be liberated from the
iniquities of your past. God must be able to recognize that you have met
His central figure and loved him so fervently that you forget everything
else. Then your past can be cleaned as white as snow.
Can you be proud before God if you bring your husband or wife along with
you to heaven in spirit world? Or would you say instead that your whole life
together on earth was centered on loving God, and that you both love your
spouse in order to love God more? That will bring great joy to God. Even
when you love your husband or wife, it is for the sake of God. But if you
love your spouse with the attitude that you can get more goodies from God,
that is no good.
Is it easy to be God? God is almighty, but even after His efforts for
thousands of years the world has remained sinful. In order to achieve His
goal, God gives you the rule that you should love your brothers and sisters
as much as Him. Each of you should be God to each other; treat each other
as you treat God.
If you live in that tradition and thousands of you come forward to God, He
will embrace you as His true children. Your level of heartistic achievement
in spirit world will be determined by such intensity of love. There have
been many people in history who said they loved God, but they mistreated
and hated their own brothers. Now God really wants us to love each other
and come forward to Him together.
Did you pray that I would come to America? Or did you pray that I
would achieve my goal and then come, bringing the whole world with me?
Would America welcome my bringing people of all races back to this country? In
that case your portion of food would have to be shared by many other people;
do you still agree? Maybe you would have to share your room with ten people,
or take turns wearing your clothes. If you would welcome that, then you are
crazy! There is no one in the world who would welcome that.
Who would cook for everyone and serve the food and wash the dishes?
You would be the hosts; maybe once or twice you would joyfully do these
things, but after one year wouldn't you want all those people to go
away? Americans are very pragmatic and they always calculate the benefits
of some action, right? Bringing America into the Kingdom of Heaven is the
most difficult task.
Be honest and confess whether you are happy you met me! If you say you
are truly happy to meet me, then you are greater than I am. Sometimes I
regret meeting God; it has been like grabbing a tiger by the tail. I never
let go, but sometimes I wish I hadn't met God! There is no way I could let
go, so I am just hanging on to the end. In hanging on there is not even
time to let go with one hand to clean yourself when you go to the bathroom!
Today is Historical Children's Day. What does that mean? God cannot
erect His Kingdom alone. God needs a champion, an assistant to act as
mediator. Should God's children or His servant be the mediator? Would He
prefer being served by a servant, or by His children? There must a unified
effort from four directions of north, east, south and west, and we shall be
the unifying factor. So far it has been the unification tradition to follow
an Abel figure, but how much did we really give the same kind of fidelity
to our brothers and sisters?
I tell you that running after Dr. Durst will not lead you to the Kingdom
of Heaven. The important thing is that you must unite among yourselves
centered on him, and then you will enter. Divine Principle says that Cain
and Abel must unite before any restoration takes place. If the central
figure only wants you to unite around him instead of with each other, he is
a false central figure.
In the Sermon on the Mount there is an important phrase-the peacemakers
shall be called the sons and daughters of God. The Bible didn't say that
only those who obey commands will enter heaven. With how many people have
you made harmony? Loving each other means loving the world because here
in Unification Church we have a small world; what you are doing here is
actually being done on the world level.
Those who can harmonize with other people will rise higher and higher, and
ultimately become great leaders. If a blessed couple only worries about their
own family, they're in the wrong. They should worry about others before
they worry about themselves. They should give themselves to the brothers
and sisters first; those true blessed couples shall be admitted to heaven.
The Cain-Abel theory in Unification Church is very strong, and sometimes I
worry that it is understood incorrectly. Leaders who are given responsibility
sometimes have the mistaken idea that they have sole authority, but I tell
you that Abel is only Abel when he saves Cain. Divine Principle teaches that
you must love and embrace Cain, and then bring him to the mother. If you
sometimes don't get along with your leader but you take care of brothers
and sisters, that leader will still look for you because without you he
cannot be successful.
This is why the Bible says that when two or more gather to pray then God
will be in their midst. Your prayer is not powerful when you pray singly;
but only when you pray together. Brothers and sisters must truly unite
so they can share life together. Today I am declaring a new beginning:
the leader-centered movement is over, and the member-centered movement is
going to begin. Why should it be like that? If the head of the family
thinks only about himself, the family is unhappy. Only if he worries about
the whole family can they be successful and happy together.
The Unification Church is one family. I am concerned and worried about
each one of you, and you should be concerned with each other as brothers and
sisters, and together come to parents. What we need now is an environmental
Kingdom of Heaven. If you only move in one direction, that is no good. You
must move in 360 degrees, in all directions.
My teaching today is this: as much as you love God and True Parents,
you should love the world and unite with it. Don't shy away from adverse
conditions, or from smelly or ugly brothers and sisters. They are the
ones who need you. Willingly participate in the dirty places and make them
fragrant. Don't run away from problems, but face them and conquer them. God
feels greater joy when He sees that you love each other more than you love
Him. Parents want to see their children loving each other more than they
love their parents. The 36 couples are the elders of our Church, and this
rule applies to them as well unless they love the true children and the
members more than their own families, they are the enemies of our movement.
Our ultimate goal is Canaan. While we are marching toward Canaan, our
supreme duty is to follow orders, but once we enter Canaan we don't live
by commands but by love. This is that time. We are arriving now, and we
must live in a God-like way. The second three seven-year courses have been
announced. In the first 21 years we marched toward Canaan, and in these 21
years we shall live by love.
I am teaching you that you should love one another as much you love God
and True Parents. Then the dwelling of God is with you, and Mother and I
shall be with you. Because this day marks the beginning of that new era,
I called this the Historical Children's Day. Those who have not been blessed
should make unity with each other first.
There are four directions and four seasons, with three months in each
season. When you arrive at heaven in spirit world you will see twelve
pearl gates. Your relationship with your leader is important, but it is more
important to unite with twelve types of people on earth. Even Jesus practiced
this way of life by serving his twelve apostles. Rebellion occurred, however,
and they sold Jesus. The most sacred act Jesus performed was washing his
disciples' feet and saying that he did not come to be served but to serve.
That was the supreme expression of love. By doing so he became the central
figure around which twelve people joined. When people are linked in unity
they cannot be separated.
There are three categories of people: married people, engaged people-or
people living together without having had a formal ceremony-and virgin men
and women. These three have providential meaning. Married people represent
Adam's family, where husband and wife joined out of their own will. Engaged
people represent Jesus, who came to look for his bride, but could not achieve
that goal. The virgin men and women represent the Second Advent, in which they
are matched by heaven. The entire world is a mixture of these kinds of people.
Twelve of each of these types were chosen for representation in the 36
couples; that's why this number of couples was chosen to be the ancestors
of mankind. not twelve couples. Their mandate is to unite all 36 types
of people. If the 36 can be united, it represents harmonizing all three
levels of twelve personalities, thus bringing everyone into the Kingdom of
Heaven. I have been serving those couples, those tough individuals-matching
them, providing them with homes, sending them to travel. When they come to
America, Mother and I shop for them, getting clothes and furniture.
Some people think the 36 couples are masters of the Unification Church,
seeing that I shop for them and listen to them, but that is wrong! I have been
setting the example of the servant. If I gave the order, they would immediately
go to the jungles of Africa. After you serve twelve types of people and 36
couples, serving one God and one set of True Parents is an easy task!
The heavenly dispensation is like a relay game, with each person carrying
the baton in turn, back and forth, down through the 36 couples. Some people
think that they don't even want to look at the 36 couples, who are all
Korean. But I am telling you that you need them. Without them there is no
foundation, no backbone for Unification Church. The backbone carries the
central nervous system, so it is linked to every tissue. Jesus wanted to
consummate his service to twelve people, but three of them betrayed him.
Spring, summer, autumn and winter make one grand circle, and when
you complete one dispensational circuit, you start in the opposite
direction. Through the fall of man, however, the same circle was continued.
Would you want to be eligible to go through only one gate to heaven, or
through all twelve? If you can only enter one gate, you can only move back
and forth in one direction. But if you can enter all twelve gates then you
have total freedom of movement.
You get the pass to enter all twelve gates by serving 36 people. Then you
can enter both heaven and hell. Would you want to be limited in spirit world
as though you were in a prison cell or do you want total freedom ? Look at
each person as one gate. A soft person is the spring gate; a tough person
is a winter gate. There are twelve different styles. Look at each person
as another gate to God, and think that you will melt his heart and win him.
Black and white are like north and south; there is no center. When there is
a center everything can come alive, but there has been no center so far. My
mandate to you is to unite among yourselves. Where you can do that, the
dwelling of God shall be with you. Can you do it?
During the exodus it is a virtue to focus on following the leader,
but when you enter Canaan you live by the give and take with brothers and
sisters. From today on our membership around the world shall perfect that
way of life. Even if I am not here, it should not matter. You already know
the secret of going to heaven-loving each other. At night you should think
that you are a parent to someone; pick someone to care about the next day,
and the following day pick another person. It doesn't matter whether he is
younger or older. The cardinal rule is to forget yourself.
You will turn the three satanic elements into heavenly elements. You will
give sacrificial love and talk about "our position," not "my
position." Satan is arrogant, but you will go the lowest place to lift
the people up. Satan is throwing all kinds of hooks around you, but when
Satan tries to pull them in, nothing should move. Then he will cast his
hooks again, but when nothing ever moves he will say good-bye to you forever.
Have a love competition among yourselves. It doesn't matter whom Mother
or I love most, but who is the king of loving brothers and sisters. Who
loves me? I know your love is real, so now pledge to me that you will love
your brothers and sisters more than you love me. That will please me more
than your love for me.
Who says that they can only love me and love God? That is baloney;
there is no substance to that love. Who says that they know the truth,
and from now on they shall open the Kingdom of Heaven on earth? Amen!