REVEREND SUN MYUNG MOON
PARENTS' DAY -
AND BLESSED COUPLES
March 23, 1993
Grand Ball Room, World Mission Center. New York
Translator - Sang Kil Han
Please raise your hands, if you are not yet blessed. In the
traditional religious world, there is no substantial, clear concept of
marriage. We see this everywhere. In Buddhism, most of the monks remain
single and celibate. Likewise in Catholicism, the priests must remain
celibate. Also, one very common rule or phenomenon we see in all
high-level religions is that the adherents must leave their home and go
elsewhere in order to train in the way of God. There are many biblical
examples which are consistent with this. We see the significant
biblical figures leave their home and go through many experiences which
seem to be following a certain rule. This is typical of all the higher
religions, not only individually, but also as a race. Look at the
Israelites. They went into Egypt and remained there for 430 years
before they could return to their home. This again is part of the
indemnity course which is typical of the high-level religions. The
concept of indemnity is better understood In the Orient than here in
the Western world. The idea of paying a price for success is everywhere
in the Orient, but in the Western world people do not understand
indemnity very well. This morning, we must come to a clear and deep
understanding of this concept of indemnity.
In the original world, if the human fall had not taken place, the
natural order of things would have been God, Adam and Eve, and Cain and
Abel. But since the Fall occurred, everything became upside down. In
the original world, heaven is on top, but today we see it is upside
down. Adam is on the bottom, instead of on the top. Satan rules in the
place of God, and Adam, Eve, Cain and Abel, follow in that way. Satan
has the top and God has to get hold of the tail, instead of the head.
Restoration means that the younger brother must play the role of the
elder brother. In other words, he simply must become the elder
brother. This is not natural.
In the family too, the younger brother takes over the elder
brother's position. Here we can understand that the younger brother
becomes the elder brother, and the elder brother becomes the younger
brother. The higher the level we go to from the family to the nation,
each step of the way, God has to make us pay a price, or indemnity.
There are many nations but they must turn upside down. What we must do
in the religious world is not to take things as they are. In fact, we
go the reverse and unnatural way. The rule is that we have to give up
this world. This is very difficult for people of the Western world to
comprehend because they don't want to give up anything. They want to
hang on to this world. So we must understand indemnity, which is the
law of the religious world.
The goal of all people is to return back to their original
position. In order to do that we have to pay indemnity. To be restored
we must first pay indemnity. What is the dispensation for salvation? It
is the path of restoration. To be saved means to be restored, isn't
that true? The only way we can do that is by paying a price which means
paying indemnity. Why is that? Satan exists and we have to severe our
relations with him. We see plenty of examples in the religious world
where people are called upon to sacrifice, persevere, serve others and
endure great difficulties.
Most religions began on a good path, but as they continued they lost
sight of this very important principle. Then they stopped serving
others. We see that Jesus consistently and clearly taught people to go
through difficulties, be persecuted, and to be grateful for that. He
told his followers to serve others and to love their enemies. Ordinary
human beings don't want to do any of these things, yet these are
exactly the things Jesus stressed that people should do. It is because
of the need for indemnity. No one can be elevated spiritually, without
The most extreme example of Jesus' teaching on this subject was,
"Those who want to die for my sake will live, while those who want
to live will lose their lives." How paradoxical this has seemed to
many people. What has Satan been doing to fallen people? He has taken
possession of their lives and unless they are ready to give up their
satanic life, they cannot be claimed by God. This teaching of Jesus
seems shocking at first: those who want to live will die. People
wonder why Jesus would say such a thing.
Why is it that the first-born must take the position of the
second-born? Those who are first born eventually become proud of
themselves, just as many religious people forget their need for
indemnity and become arrogant. Then the second-born, who is more
humble, would become the first-born. That is Cain's position here.
Those who are born second-in other words, Abel, who then takes the
elder's position-must raise and serve Cain. But if Abel instead wants
to be served by Cain it becomes a problem. Then Abel will go down to
the position of Cain.
We see this even among the members of the Unification Church. Those
who were blessed first, such as the 36 Couples, must also abide by this
rule. Holding themselves up proudly, thinking, "I am always
greater than others because I was among the first," they violate
this principle. Restoration is the same as re-creation. This is the
formula. This concept is of course not yet understood by other
religious people within the traditional religious framework. We are the
first ones to understand this concept clearly.
When God created the world, He first created the environment. The
first thing we notice about this environment is the plus and minus
relationship, or the relationship of subject and object. There is
always subject and object. Let's take a look at all existence,
including the mineral realm. There is an element of plus and the
element of minus-male and female-in all living beings. These two take
reciprocal positions and thus when they become one, this one eventually
becomes minus and this one eventually becomes plus (pointing to drawing
on blackboard). We must understand the law of re-creation. Creation was
done according to a certain law, and likewise, re-creation follows the
same law or formula.
Here in our church, we observe in our environment of re-creation
that, of course, there is one in the subject position, the plus, who is
Reverend Moon. All of you are in the corresponding position as object.
We understand Father's words only very conceptually. In the world of
creation, every young being just born, have no preconceived ideas. In
God's creation, all beings were just waiting to be created by God. We
have no idea of what we are going to be, what we want to be, or
anything. The created object does not have any concept of its
existence. It begins with a zero concept. Do you understand?
Here the created object has no preferences, no preoccupations. They
are just obedient, absolutely obedient to God, accepting whatever He
will make of me, or him, or her. God, or in this case Father, may make
someone stand upside down and he would stay upside down until he was
put right side up again. We have no concept of what is convenient or
inconvenient. This is the zero concept. We are waiting to be
We are just like earthenware. When the potter molds the clay, he
does whatever he wishes. Whatever he wishes to do with the clay, he
molds it that way. Likewise, we must do that. Here, the one who is
subject always invests. Nothing comes automatically. He invests with a
lot of sweat and energy. In the early times of the Unification Church,
people may have said, "Oh, Reverend Moon just uses that principle
because he wants to form a dictatorship. He just wants to hush up
everybody else so that he can do as he wishes." But after twenty
years, this principle is still enduring. We know that this is the way
re-creation is done.
Here is an absolute plus. The minus must become an absolute minus
before it can become valuable. When it has too many of its own ideas,
then it negates that much of the subject's idea. Father's work cannot
be done by the criticism of Harvard graduates or by those who are
so-called educated persons, saying, "Reverend Moon, you are
wrong. You should do it this way." It doesn't work that way. We
must be like babies at the mother's breast. All we need to do is drink
plenty of milk. Drink up Father's words like mother's milk. That is the
best we can do to grow up healthy and strong.
We must remind ourselves this morning how much we have been
complaining without realizing the consequences. When you complain that
way, you are acting like the cousin of Satan! Who can say,
"Father, I am far from Satan. I am not related in any way with
Satan!" Raise your hands, if you have that much confidence.
(Someone raises his hand.) He may not understand English! It is an
unmistakable standard. Why is Father pointing this out? It is so you
can understand clearly what your life should be, as well as what your
life was before.
When God is re-creating something and the satanic world rises up in
revolt against Him, trying to stop His work, what can God do? The only
thing He can do is persevere. He pretends He was not revolted against
and just keeps His silence.
Here we have raw material. No matter how the subject kneads or molds
it, that raw material should not express ideas of his own. He must just
keep silent and wait. So God allows all this persecution, this revolt,
to happen to the righteous and religious people so that they can
experience it and they won't want to do the same thing to God. So God
does not necessarily think of persecution as a bad thing. The guy who
endures that kind of persecution doesn't have any concept of his own.
No matter how hard Satan pushes against him, he will not move, he will
not take any action.
He becomes an original resource like land. He becomes an original
point. No matter what Satan puts in front of him, he will not budge.
God can use that kind of resource to begin a new creation. This is the
Principle, yet there is no one in the traditional religious world who
understands this concept. How much happier are we who do.
Our mind and body are separated, as yet, and they struggle against
each other almost all the time. You know the relationship between your
mind and body-the body should always follow the mind, but that doesn't
happen. Satan gets hold of this body and acts as the plus, whereas the
mind is the original plus. You have these two pluses repelling each
other. We must understand that the only way for an individual to become
united, which is what we must achieve, is for his body to always, in
every situation, listen to his mind. That is the only way. Yet there is
no minister or traditional Christian evangelist who understands this
clear idea and preaches it. No one is doing that.
The man whose mind and body became united is now ready to meet the
higher plus, in this case, to form a marriage relationship. Such a
family will gather together and act as the minus to the greater plus of
the tribe. They must become one with the tribe, and then the united
tribe will take the minus position to the country or nation, which is
the plus. Then the united nation will become one with the whole world
in the plus position. The whole united world will become one with the
spirit world and eventually will form unity with God. All these plus
and minus, subject and object relationships are involved.
God is the King of the universe, isn't He? Therefore, His children,
Adam and Eve, and also our own children for that matter, will become
God's own princes and princesses. And then their offspring-no matter
how many millions and billions they come to number-will occupy this
position, once we are restored. Originally we were, just like our own
True Parents, meant to be born as princes and princesses of God
Himself. This is why we all have that desire. Every one of us has that
desire to be God's prince or God's princess.
How this works is through True Love, as we already know. Through
True Love, we become completely united within ourselves, and then one
with God. Through this love relationship with God, we are part of
God. That means we are princes and princesses of God, the great
Human beings do not have any ideals which were not meant to be
attained. All human dreams and ideals, which are shared by all people,
are meant to be attained and fulfilled through the achievement of True
Love. Complete unity within yourself and your family will completely
unite your clan. That clan wants to move the nation and the world.
That is a legitimate desire for human beings. Man is born to be like
that. Of course, we are not talking about the fallen world's standards
where people simply wish to center on himself or herself. We know we
must go beyond that. In the legal world of God, each person is supposed
to achieve his true desires.
We must understand that though we happen to be in the Unification
Church, it didn't actually just happen automatically. We have a vast
background in our ancestry which allowed us to join the Unification
Church. We have a strong basis to stand on especially because of
Father's work after we joined. You are standing on the vast
foundation-both visible and invisible-of True Parents' work and
investment. You should appreciate and live up to that standard. To do
this, you have to enhance your own character, don't just passively
follow but understand Father's words and improve your character and
raise yourself up.
As I pointed out, restoration is the same as re-creation. God first
created the environment. In the environment the first thing we notice
is plus and minus. The smaller plus and minus will become united and
then search for unity with a larger plus. When that unity is achieved,
they move on to search for unity with a higher level of plus, moving up
and up until they finally reach all the way to God. That formula
applies right here in the fallen world. We have to go back up. In order
to do that, since we are traveling backwards, we have to indemnify the
past. We have to pay a price.
For the person who is at the bottom of the hierarchy to move up from
his Cain position, he has to serve others. It cannot be done easily. He
has to resemble True Parents and God Himself in their actions of
service. God's method is to invest everything all the time, to serve
and forget it, meanwhile enduring persecution. That is the same method
a person must use in order to elevate himself spiritually higher and
higher. Every time we endure difficulties, we must be grateful that God
loves us so much that He wants to lift us up. That is what happens in
the Unification Church. When God looks at us being persecuted, how
indignant and angry He must feel towards those who are persecuting His
own sons and daughters, or those who are on the way to becoming His
sons and daughters. By this standard of reaching to heaven, what is
your opinion? Do you think anybody here deserves to go to heaven? Is
there anybody here who really invests so much, like God Himself, for
his own younger or elder brothers? Do you think there is someone like
that who is eligible to go to heaven? We are all in the process of
going that way, aren't we?
Are these new words, saying that Heaven is empty today? We know that
it is true. There may be Paradise. God didn't create heaven to be
empty. God wants to fill up Heaven. With whom? With such people as I
have described here. That is the law of creation.
We see that the dispensation to save mankind means the dispensation
to restore mankind. That means we must be re-created in order to reach
God. To initiate the re-creation system in our lives, paying indemnity
is necessary. You have to memorize this: the providential way is the
restoration course, and that means the indemnity course. We absolutely
need indemnity because we have to go the reverse way. Satan took a
powerful authority over the father's position, mother's position and
elder son's position. These in turn built their country over God's
base. Now, the younger Abel brother appeared. Satan knows that and
says, "Do you want the original world? You have to go back to the
original position." You can't have any concept when faced with the
task of Abel. To do that, you can have no concept of America, no idea
of culture, language, skin color or race. You must be at the zero
point. Until you reach the zero point, you cannot achieve the
re-creation of yourself. Do you follow me? This is the formula!
The first thing we should remember in all circumstances is that
indemnity is the key. Through indemnity, we are elevated. Father even
told us why: because this is the original order of the creation, which
didn't last very long because of the fall of Adam and Eve. Therefore,
God has to start from where we are now and lift us up from the bottom
to a new position on top. He must apply the indemnity law, in order to
do that, .
Satan is now in the plus position, while the sons and daughters who
need to be restored are in the object position to him. So Satan
exercises his full right and power, saying, "You obey me."
But then the person who is working for restoration will work and serve
others and say, "I cannot obey you because I am from God."
Also, if God tries to lift up someone and tells him to go through the
indemnity course and that person responds, "No, I don't want to.
I'll revolt against that," then he is not material that can be
Abel doesn't have any concept of "Abel's position." That
cannot be the original resource place. How can we find the original
resource? Satan is against the original concept. Satan says, "You
belong to me. You cannot go restoration course." God cannot
recreate a person who thinks that way.
God Himself has been persecuted until now. Can we believe that God
has been persecuted? Furthermore, God could not utter a word about it.
Look at what billions of traditional Christians today are believing and
praying: "God just wipe out all evil and let goodness
prevail." They pray that way and they think God can do things that
way. But we know that God cannot do that because He has to abide by
this law which He created, His original law of creation.
Jesus himself was killed and paid so much indemnity and those early
Christians were persecuted so severely that they were even thrown to
the lions and eaten alive. All that happened and God could not
interfere. How angry do you think God felt to see those things? But did
God do anything to stop it? No. He persevered and encouraged all the
religious men and women to persevere. Today, although we are not being
thrown into the lions' den, we are persecuted. When we are in the
process of being re-created, we do not revolt against God. The good raw
material is even willing to die and to offer its life. That means that
each individual, as the raw material which God is going to reshape,
cannot say, "God, I don't want You to do that with me."
Again, this illustrates the concept of, "Whoever is seeking to
live, will die." We must say, "Yes, God do whatever You
will." Then we illustrate the person who is willing to die and who
will instead find his life. Who of you wishes to be that way? Raise
your hands if you have that willingness. Naturally, you understand that
this is the law of indemnity.
Why is it so necessary? We can understand this: It is so that we can
separate from Satan. Do you think Satan will leave you when you are
comfortable? Satan will hold on to you until you die. When even Satan
helps in the re-creation process which God is doing, then that serves
the indemnity conditions for Satan himself. Even Satan can establish
conditions by which he helps God to recreate. I have said these words
very easily, just as you have heard all my sermons, but this law, this
very point, has been hidden up till now. Nobody knew this except God,
Satan, and Reverend Moon.
What do you think, does Father belong to Satan or to God? What is
your opinion? It is God! When someone belongs to God, then that person
must do as God does. He cannot help but do that. Reverend Moon was put
into prison and never complained to anyone, not to Satan and certainly
not to God. He did his very best to recreate them, investing all he had
to serve the prison inmates to such a point that even Satan bowed down
to him saying, "I have no claim over you." As I said many
times, we start from the individual level to the family, clan, nation,
all the way through the cosmos up to God. We know, there are eight
steps in all. When did you fulfill those eight stages of indemnity? You
didn't. Only Father fulfilled those eight stages, and you are
privileged now to become a part of it. You must understand this.
Let us learn a great lesson from history. The Israelites were
following Moses who was suffering a great deal and having lots of
difficulty. The people following Moses should have thought to
themselves, "Well, Moses is suffering that much so I must also
suffer, in fact I must suffer even more." If the people had had
such an attitude and had not complained, being ready to sacrifice even
more than they were called upon to do, the Israelite nation would be
ruling the world and more today.
Therefore, when we are being persecuted like this, we should not
give in to Satan and say, "I will not do God's work anymore so
please don't persecute me." We must be willing even to die, to go
beyond everything, in order for Satan to release us. Then God can
reclaim us. This is where we begin True Love. We must go beyond that
threshold. After going that far and being released from Satan, then we
can start exercising True Love. That is what we all must do. This
means we must sacrifice for the sake of somebody other than myself. We
must do more and forget about it. When you invest with your life and
you don't die, you should forget that investment. Then be ready to do
even more and more. True Love begins at that point or threshold.
Otherwise we cannot go along our course.
Here is the crossroads. The elder son becomes the second son and the
second son becomes the elder. This is not coercive or compulsory
subjugation. Satan must be subjugated willingly; he must say,
"Yes, you are my Abel." The world believed at one time that
Reverend Moon was the worst of all dictators, the king of dictators.
They talked about that and imagined it was true. Maybe they were right
in one respect. Everybody in the world under the satanic domain is a
dictator himself. Satan is the king of dictators, but he is about to be
eaten up by a greater dictator than those who follow his lead who are
dictators. So maybe they can call Father the greatest dictator. Do you
understand? That means they are dictators themselves. That's why they
are afraid. They somehow connect everything bad to Reverend Moon-bad
concepts and every bad thing you can imagine. But if Father negates
that and tries to confront them squarely, then Father must give up the
world of re-creation. Then they are no longer the resource material to
be re-created. Father cannot make them like that. Father must stay
silent and not confronting them. Silently he overcomes, and step by
step he is getting closer and closer to God's throne. God is in the
plus position at that time and Reverend Moon is in the complete minus
position, connecting and making the world into one. Father took on that
cause for his whole lifetime. He has been working the restoration
course with that kind of attitude continually. The whole world can
reach restoration with that kind of attitude.
This morning we have all the leaders not only from this country, but
also the leaders of the world-wide mission countries. This one point we
must not mistake. We must have a clear understanding of what it takes
to restore or re-create. It is only through indemnity. Why indemnity?
First Cain and Abel become completely one, then they become one with
their mother Eve. The mother is plus and all the brothers and sisters
are objects. The mother and all the family would become one with yet a
bigger plus, representing Adam. When they become one together, this big
minus will become one with the biggest plus, representing God. Even
Satan is testing us to see whether we are qualified to be the material
which will be re-created. Satan will test us first. If we revolt
against it because we don't want to suffer, they say, "Oh, you
failed to become the material to be molded again by your new
creator." Satan will say to God, "I tested him and he always
revolts, so he is not ready to become material to be re-created. So,
God, please put him in the furnace again and then I will take him out
again and try."
We must understand that those who have gone through this indemnity
more than their own share, will later be raised up as the model case of
restoration history. That person later becomes the model. Just like Job
in the Bible. We see the story of Job in the Old Testament. He was
persecuted, denied and negated to a ridiculous extent, but he never
uttered one word of complaint. He always said, "Yes, Yes" to
God, and then God later was able to give him the greatest blessings. By
this yardstick, has America become such a moldable material after World
War II? We are talking about the second Israelites' domain. The second
Israelites, which is the Christendom represented by America, is in the
bride's position. The absolute plus to the bride is the bridegroom. The
bride has to take the absolute minus position, which is the no-concept
Have America and the free world now taken that kind of attitude?
No. This is the problem. All over the world, Americans are trying to
lead, thinking that they are connected to God. Yet, people want to kick
out Americans. They are going a different way from the formula so
America cannot reach the completion place. They will go down to dungeon
of hell. Israel and the Roman Catholic church were in the same
situation. England was in the same situation. They controlled the whole
world at a certain time but they didn't take the complete minus
position, they did not reach that kind of attitude. They remained a
plus. Ultimately they turned around to Satan's position. Do you
understand? You have to know this formula, the original point.
The traditional Christians would be right and God could do His will
overnight, if God did not have to follow this law of indemnity. Of
course, this is not true. God could put Satan into the dungeon of hell
right away. Did God do that? "Oh, Lord, you have come on the
clouds and we are waiting to serve you." That is nonsense. Do you
understand this formula clearly?
Indemnity, why indemnity? It is because restoration means we must go
through the reverse path. Look at the valuable tradition of America
itself. They started from being persecuted by the so-called Orthodox
church. The Protestant church fled to America and paid a lot of
indemnity through suffering, loosing many lives. They set this
tradition. We must understand that the American forefathers were proud
not to be outdone by what they considered to be an evil, morally
corrupt religion, namely the Catholic Church. They took great pride in
being Protestants. America was successful doing that and God approved
So right here (referring to the drawing on the board), when Eve
becomes one, she will not go back to fallen Adam. She will instead come
to this true Adam, and in doing that, she comes to crossroads. We must
deny ourselves, at the crossroads. Without denying ourselves, we
certainly cannot go to God. Even Satan does not welcome that. Do you
If we do not go through this course while on earth then we must
continue in the spirit world, and this takes much more time and
effort. Let us determine the greatness of our sons and daughters not
by any other standard except this formula standard: whether he or she
is fulfilling this formula or not. There is no way we can go to heaven
without going through this principle. Take Father for example. In
Korea, Father is considered to be the man of all men. He is a real,
real man. Everybody sort of understands that. The closer he lives with
them, the better they understand him. He can wrestle better, he is
smarter, he can sacrifice more and he is handsome, too! (Laughter)
Then Father sees his disciples, brothers and sisters who are
kidnapped, deprogrammed and "brainwashed" by their own
parents. This is unheard of in history. All these things cause Father
to feel very angry, and he wants to retaliate against them. But why did
he keep silent? He kept silent and everybody felt, "Well, he must
be doing something wrong." But Father was following the formula
way of investing, forgetting, investing and forgetting. Father could
not take the way of retaliation or reaction, because of the formula. Is
that clear to you? Can you take the same attitude as Father? Can you be
persecuted and not retaliate? This is such a difficult way. How
difficult? Very. How much? A hundred times. Can you do that? You have
to understand this clearly from now on.
When Satan strikes us and we persevere, we stay put so that we can
pass his test. How do you respond, when Father assails us? Do you say,
"Oh, that's Satan! I revolt!" Should you revolt? We should
not say anything or revolt, when Satan strikes us. When Father assails
us, even more, we should not say anything. Does Father assails you
because he hates you? No, it is so that he can bring you something
better than what you have. Or to save you. Did you know Father is
known to be the person who professes and preaches and at the same time
uses a lot of four-letter words? (Laughter) I don't know if
"four-letter words" is correct, but anyway, the words he uses
are very strong. Yok in Korean means "calling names." Father
can really call names! To professors, to anybody. Believe it or not,
some professors, say, "Ha, Ha, we professors really deserve to be
called names. We are nothing. We are fakes." Those who say such a
thing, will be blessed directly from God. Those who revolt against
Reverend Moon, "Oh, he criticized me so harshly, he must be a
fake," lose everything.
Father was put into prison, for which Father was very indignant-we
all know that. I took the right attitude, every time God put me into
jail. I never, ever uttered a word of complaint or revolted against it
but persevered and planned ahead. Then God always gave me the bigger
reward after I came out of prison. When Reverend Moon was put into
prison and God asked Satan, "Did he revolt?" Satan said,
"No, he didn't, he just stayed put." When God asked,
"Don't you think Reverend Moon deserves something?" Satan had
to answer, "Yes, yes indeed." So God could raise up Father
and Satan could not say anything.
In fact, Satan had to sign the paper to authorize Reverend Moon to
rise up. The same principle applies to you. We have a lot of Ph.D.'s
and you know they are all head-heavy. They have a lot of ideas in their
heads and are very unbalanced. (Laughter) And they don't have the right
concepts all the time either. They have a lot of enemy concepts. But
even those Ph.D.'s don't have to worry about it. Understand these
principles, and you can kick off your burden and go straight to
heaven. Only Father can explain it like this. Right? Father has the
authority and know-how to do that. Because, literally, no one can enter
into heaven unless he understands the Principle which Reverend Moon
teaches. It is not difficult, but simple. In this perspective, this
very important criteria, you be the judge: do you think there will be a
larger population going to heaven here in America, in China or in those
nations where the people are starving every day? More people are
potentially going to heaven from where: America, China or the Third
World? (The Third World.) By this principle, yes. Americans think this
way, "I want to go to heaven. Where is my heaven?" But
instead of going forward they are going backward, and they don't even
How can we change them? That is the problem. Nobody understood this
kind of formula. "I don't need that. Only Unification Church
members need that. American people don't need to know that. It is not
valuable." But this principle applies universally and not only to
the Unification Church.
What does it mean to be saved? It means to be restored. How are we
to be restored? By indemnity. By restoration through indemnity. Invest
and forget. Move on to higher levels. Otherwise, there is no way. The
restoration course means indemnity. American people don't want to do
Second generation, do you also understand? This applies to you too.
You have to follow your parents absolutely. People of high religions
and blessed couples too, with no exception, must leave home and suffer
for the achievement of the goal. In the truest sense, they are actually
not even entitled to get married. But for the first time, within the
Unification Church and because of this foundation, Father has been
teaching differently, hasn't he? He is saying, "You must get
married in order to get into the Kingdom of Heaven." Also, instead
of leaving home, go back to your home and work there. This is the other
way around from the traditional religious teaching. That is why these
religious people call Father a heretic. That means Father is now
completing the earlier history and beginning the first page of the new
What higher ideal or ambition can you have than to say, "I am
going to get married now centering on God and True Parents. And for the
first time in history, I am going to go to my God-centered home."
Home means that we have to have a home town. You don't have a home town
now. It was always Satan's hometown and not God's hometown. God's
hometown is appearing, from now on. What greater dream is there than
this? We must know the formula.
We must understand how precious the Blessing is. Before the Blessing
can come into existence, we must have Parents. We cannot be Blessed, if
we do not have Parents. Now Father has instructed Reverend Kwak and he
is working very hard. Father suggested through Reverend Kwak to all
religious leaders, to launch a new movement where all the religious
denominations will get together and resolve; "Let us bring them
all together through marriage." Not just in their own
denominations, but among all the different religions. Immediately those
religious leaders were thinking, "If that happens, I will be
ruined by the Unification Church." But I felt differently. I said,
"No, not ruined by the Unification Church." Father is going
to share this Blessing to all around the world and not keep it just in
the Unification Church. (Applause)
When Father finishes teaching this, Father's role as initiator of
the Federation of World Religions will have been accomplished. It is up
to them to listen, but Father is welcoming them to follow Father.
Father knows the time. Father knows exactly what he is speaking to
them. If Father does not encourage the celibate Catholic priests and
nuns to marry now, as well as the Buddhist monks in monasteries, they
will very soon become the arena of free sex. When the Buddhist and
Catholic religion brings hundreds of thousands, even millions, of monks
and nuns to get married, then they will come alive and they will find
the goals of their religion.
A lot of Catholic priests are getting married anyway. Why is that?
The time has come so that their mind is pulled in that direction.
Father understands them clearly. When a person stands up against the
low tide, he is okay, he can still get air. But when the high tide
comes in and he still tries to stand up, what can he do? The only thing
he can do is drink the water. He can't help it. He has to back down so
that he won't be drowned. They have to keep backing up and backing up,
if they don't want to get married
. Still the tide will come in high. That's the situation today.
The champion of this exchanging is the Messiah. He knows how to
exchange and when to exchange the individual level, family, tribal,
society, national, world, cosmic and God's level. No one can return to
God, without taking that exchanging way.
This law is so practical that we can even apply it to today's
situation. Let's take the example of America. There is a practice of
denying our own family members, our own father and mother, and going
alone. Denying everything. If one accepts the precious relationship of
father and mother and the value of family, America would go to heaven
overnight. We are in the transition time. The Messiah wants that kind
of exchanging place. First deny, like we are denying today and then
turn around and meet the bride and groom. That person is then in a
position to go to heaven because he is all alone.
This morning Father was speaking in greater detail than this, but
Father is just giving us his conclusion: there is a great deal of
incest going on in today's America, which has some historical basis.
There were very close relations with Zecharias' family, in Jesus'
family. Of course God wanted to go in a certain positive direction, but
it didn't happen. Rather, it went in a negative direction, which is
culminating today. Jesus was supposed to marry Zecharias' daughter, the
younger sister of John the Baptist, who was also Jesus' own
half-sister. So God intended that very close relationship. Do you
follow? America today is reflecting this in a perverted way. That
transition time, if it had been done right, would have led right into
heaven. But it didn't happen and instead we have seen 2,000 years of
history, which is today manifesting in such a negative manner in modern
America. But even that could change overnight if we go in God's
direction. Even that is not beyond restoration.
We might say that twelve o'clock sharp would be the deadline, but
who understands when it is exactly twelve o'clock? Standing where we
are and then turning around 180 degrees will point us towards
perfection. But how can you be confident? Father is teaching the Divine
Principle to you and through that you can be confident to take the
right direction. Why did I ask all you Blessed couples to raise your
hands earlier? It is because Blessed couples should have gone through
this path before you got blessed, but didn't. As it is, you already got
Blessed, but you have to go through this principle the same way.
Father already explained as a general rule, that Champumonim means
Parents in the plus position. Chupokijong is Blessed couples in the
minus position. Obedience means to become completely one and united.
If my mind and body fight all the time, and my wife's mind and body
fight all the time, and my wife and I fight all the time, we can never
become one. We can never become the true minus for the big plus. We
cannot. When a family becomes like that, they will become exempt. While
Father is still alive here on earth is the very time where we have to
fulfill this. We will have no recourse in the spirit world, if we don't
do this. There is no second way of doing this. When someone will shout
out in a big voice, "All Blessed couples present here, are we
going to listen to Parents or not," what would the answer be?
Would it be yes or no? (YES!) When you say yes, does that mean,
"Yes, Father, I have my own concept and my son has his own
Those members of the four position foundation must forget every
concept. Remember only the zero point. Do you understand? No matter
how Father is teaching, we must follow everything. Otherwise, you
cannot follow the way of re-creation.
This is our new resolution. But what about all the past? Many of you
Blessed members have been Blessed for ten or more years. What kind of
attitude have you been taking up till now? Compare it with this
formula. Have you taken the position of this absolute zero point? Yes
or no? Not just as individuals but as families. Then when we stand in
the corresponding position to this plus as the perfect minus, a tribal
messiah, we must assume this plus position and teach all the other
families in this tribe. Then you fulfill the role of tribal messiah.
Standing upon that, you become the tribal messiah.
This is absolute. You must exercise your absoluteness because you
cannot bend the Principle. Otherwise we lose all the families in our
tribe. Is there any real way for America to go to heaven, if we really
practice tribal messiahship in this country of America? There are eight
steps. Father starts from the individual level and goes all the way to
cosmos and God. As we see, everybody opposes the individual while he is
building the foundation and making the family. But after that, they
give in. That means God's realm becomes so much wider, so many walls
have been knocked out.
So this is the realm. You saw already, even though you don't hear
any explanation, this is what it has become step by step . After the
confrontation between communism and democracy is over, then the whole
area becomes God's domain where we can go up or down as we please, and
God can live anywhere we may be. This is the Completed Testament era.
This is not the New Testament era anymore. This is center. There is
only one vertical center. All eyes are watchful for Reverend Moon's
going and coming. So this is where it is happening. Here the whole
horizontal level can come up to an equal basis on the horizontal level
and can be restored. It is very quick, very fast, en masse. In other
words, Father knocked the wall down on all these eight levels, from
individual to family and all the way up to the cosmic world. God could
not travel here freely because there was no highway for Him, but now
Father made one, and God always followed Father in his wake. God could
follow, wherever Father went and wherever he knocked down the walls.
Now God can travel freely back and forth in this realm.
Father wanted to open this door wide and give women the opportunity
to stand on the same level, equal to Father. Therefore, he initiated
the Women's Federation. Through this, each family now has this chance.
The woman, or the mother of that family, is the bride and is ready to
meet the groom. Once she meets the groom, this family can stand the
same way as Father's own family stands. God can live there just as well
as you. It took thousands of years of foundation and Father's own
forty years of fierce struggle to reach here. Not everybody has to go
the most difficult way. Instead, Father is going to deploy that
foundation horizontally. All five billion people on earth can quickly
be restored. This is why heaven on earth can be formed quickly.
This can also be achieved on the national and world level. This is
everybody's dream and desire. Sons and daughters will come together,
and centering on the mother, they will meet the Messiah, the
bridegroom. Then they will follow his wake and God can live in every
family, with all five billion people of the world. Humankind had an
earlier chance, as we know, right after World War II. That time, it was
the national and world level, not even the family level, where England
was in the mother's role and position. America was Abel and France was
Cain. If they became one and met the bridegroom-to-come, then the whole
world could have been united overnight. This family type level of unity
could have come and heaven on earth could have been achieved at that
time. Seven years is what Father figured it would take. But it did not
happen. They opposed the coming of Reverend Moon.
Father has been providing a ready explanation. Of all the countries,
America was in the highest position in the whole world. It had
experienced phenomenal success and was at its peak. Only forty years
later did America come down. Why? The Christian world started under
persecution. No matter how difficult it was, they reached the position
to overcome the world base. They had that kind of course but God
protected them and raised them up. After World War II, the whole world
was in a unified position under those three countries. Why have we seen
that the free world under the Christian leadership has come down in the
past forty years? Satan is taking them down, diminishing them to the
dungeon of hell. Why? Nobody so far has been able to explain. The
Christian world was the bride's base and foundation. After the
creation, God has been taking the providential way. He invested
hundreds of thousands of years, a long time making the bride position
on the world level. That was established and completed after World War
II. Those nations with a mission have to meet the Messiah. The Messiah
is not a country leader or a powerful dictator, nor some kind of
Olympic marathon champion. He doesn't have anything, only zero, zero.
With Jesus it was the same. At that time, Judaism and the nation of
Israel were eager to meet their Messiah. The Messiah appeared and he
proclaimed himself. The people heard rumors. They went to check Jesus,
to analyze and understand him. He was an illegitimate child. He had no
father! At that time, the Israel law authorized the stoning to death of
women who committed adultery. Rumors spread all over the country,
"Jesus was born as the result of illicit love. No matter how
famous he is, how can he possibly be the Messiah?" The Israelites
paid so much sacrifice to receive the Messiah, during forty years. His
coming had that kind of value. But after he came, even the girls
surrounding Jesus didn't want to marry him. It was a miserable
Compare the present with 2,000 years ago. Judaism now says Jesus was
a heretic and that he was not the Messiah. Among the Israelites, only
ten percent are Christian. After 2,000 years they feel that way so how
could those who were contemporaries of Jesus believe in him? The
Messiah was supposed to be Israel's king. First, Cain and Abel should
have welcomed Jesus' position. Did the leader of the Israelites do
that? The Old Testament taught that Elijah would come down to the earth
before the Messiah appeared. Elijah was expected to descend from the
sky. All the religious believers believed in that kind of concept.
Think about it. Elijah was to descend from the heavens to the earth.
Elijah didn't appear like that. Jesus' disciples went out and preached
everywhere and then John the Baptist's disciples asked them, "You
say that your teacher is the Messiah, but Malachi has written that
before the Messiah appears we will see Elijah. Elijah hasn't appeared,
so how can you say that your teacher is the Messiah?" Every time
they rejected Jesus' disciples, spitting on them.
We see the same situation today. Now at the time of the Second
Advent, all the Christian world is believing and expecting to see Jesus
coming back to the earth from the sky. They have the same concept as
those in the past. They are expecting a king of earthly power, a man of
absolute power. Satan cannot stand in front of that kind of Messiah.
Think about it. That's like indemnity. The Old Testament disappeared.
In this time, success will come in the same way. Jesus did not appear
on the clouds, descending to the earth. Just as John the Baptist came
in the role of Elijah, if John the Baptist had followed Jesus
absolutely, then the country could have followed and the whole nation
would have been quickly connected and dedicated themselves. No
The situation surrounding Father has the same meaning. Only one man
appeared with no foundation. Korea had no foundation at that time, only
one man. There were many churches making preparation. For what? The
whole Christian world was making preparation for the Second Advent. Who
is the Second Advent? The Messiah, Reverend Moon. Those three nations
were like the three wise men at Jesus' time who brought gifts. Those
three visited me, saying, "All countries, all the world is
dedicated to you. Please do your will freely." Can they do that?
Is that an easy way or difficult way? American people like to say,
"Easy way." Those three wise men who bowed down and
represented all mankind, was that the easy way or difficult way? Nobody
was treated the same way that Father was when he came here.
After forty years, no matter how much people opposed Reverend Moon,
they did not tear him down. Now all around the world, those who made
proclamations against him crashed down. Nothing can stand before the
teachings of Reverend Moon. People everywhere recognize this. Look at
the people in the former Soviet Union. Many leaders on the national
level are receiving the four days training program. They are being
completely won over and are turning around completely from their former
ways. They denied God before, but now they are receiving and believing
in God. They are following behind Reverend Moon. Think about that. This
truth has already completely covered the world. America, representing
one side of the world, has been standing in the God-centered position
and is now against me. The other side, formerly the side which denied
God, is welcoming Reverend Moon. Which side will take the upper
position? America was first, but is now lost.
In the time of Jesus' crucifixion, there was a thief on the left
side and thief on the right. One side represented the communist world,
the other side represented the free world. The Islam world was
represented by Barabbas'. The time of the Second Coming is the time to
unify those three. Isn't that true? At that time, the three thieves
represented the world foundation. Jesus was not able to make
completion in his time. In these Last Days, we have to make the
completion. God wants to see the re-creation starting point. Do you
understand? Father did it through the organizations he founded. The
Federation for World Peace and also through the Inter-Religious
Federation for World Peace. The two organizations represent body and
mind respectively. The Federation for World Peace represents the
political world. Those two combine with Reverend Moon at the center. It
is as if the position of mind and body are connecting. Also the
communist world, Christian world and Muslim world were brought together
on April 10, 1992. Eight country leaders from Islam came together and
were blessed by Father. This is making a new order. Communist world
members, Islam world members, and free world members were together
embracing at that place. That means the condition was fulfilled which
was established at the time of Jesus on the cross. At this time those
thieves disappeared. After that, the unified world is starting.
To become the Lord of Second Advent is to continue to do what Jesus
did and make the free world and communist world come into unity and
harmony. That was Jesus' mission. One side is plus and one is minus.
Satan is denying the harmony between these two sides. Now Father must
bring these two worlds into unity. The situation in Korea is the same.
North Korea and South Korea are divided. South Korea the free side
should be the plus. The communist world should be the minus. Between
the Israelites and Arabs-the Arabs think they are the plus. This is on
the religious base. God's ideal is for one to become a plus and one to
become a minus. There is no one in the whole world who can unite these
two. No one except Reverend Moon. This is why Reverend Moon gave George
Bush a proposal for how this could be done. But he did not listen and
he is no longer in power.
Father told him, "We must have a model nation to play the model
role to show after uniting these two worlds. And this is the way you
must do it." But Bush did not listen at all.
Jesus' physical body was separated from his spirit body. In the same
way, unity must be brought in Asia between the spiritual and physical
world. Only Reverend Moon can do that. America and Asia are coming
this way and they meet right where Korea is today. We know it is
inevitable because Jesus lost his physical body in the East. That
situation is now restored in the East. That's why we say, "Today
we are living in the 'Pacific Era'."
This is the realm of Christianity (drawn on board). They must become
one with us. To unify is more or less Father's entire work. Father must
unite the inside and the outside, creating unity everywhere. Where is
the world going to go? The answer is simple. The solution to the
problems of the world and the new direction of the world is the family
unit. When the family unit comes into this model, everything is
completed. We don't have to do anything more. The solutions to the
ultimate problems of the world rest on the family unit. Father has
already given us a very simple way to achieve this. We had many chances
to achieve this on the national level before but they all failed. Now
we are doing it through family restoration. Father has already
achieved all the formulas to connect the different levels of the clan,
world and cosmos. Therefore, we must do tribal messiahship. This is
exactly what the world rests on. That will automatically indemnify the
Old Testament Era, the New Testament Era, and the failures of both
those eras. This is the time when we are in the first page of the
Completed Testament Era. Its essence is family and tribal messiahship.
In tribal messiahship, which Father toiled so much to achieve,
people can now partake in a very easy way. Even though the family is
not united and opposes the Parents, Father still forgives them and lets
them stand in the same position on this horizontal line. Any family
that unites with Father, centering on their mother, can now achieve
instant unity and instant Kingdom of Heaven. This is the formula that
Now check on yourself. Have your mind and body become united
according to this formula of re-creation; compare your own mind and
body. There is always a plus and minus concept. It is because the
Creator has these two concepts. Mind is what, plus or minus? (Plus.)
Body is what? (Minus.) But after the fall, the body came to take the
plus position. Behind the unity of mind and body is the authority and
power over the family, tribe, nation, world and cosmos. There appeared
only one man in the Abel position, on God's side. How can the plus and
minus positions be used to restore the cosmos? The political world hits
the religious world. Is that true? That is a problem. How can they
unite? You didn't find the Messiah. You cannot make a completion of
your creation purpose without the Messiah. You have to absolutely
understand that you need the Messiah, the True Parents.
True Parents means understanding the contents of the different
positions. Please understand this. It is like being a doctor. This is
a course where you must analyze everything. No matter how difficult it
is, after hearing the Divine Principle you have to control your body
with your mind. Otherwise you cannot stand in front of God. Do you
understand? What about those of you in the back of the room? Yes or
no? (Yes.) When you say "Yes," it means "Jesus" in
How can I unify myself? This is the most central problem and the
hardest homework for everybody on God's side. Your enemy is your own
body. The enemy's kingdom is your body. It is the military site for
your enemy. Do you understand? A woman's body is her enemy and a man's
body is his enemy. Those bodies like Satan's way, Satanic attitudes
and satanic habits are ingrained in the body. Satan likes free sex.
Sexual action is Satan's ideal. That power breaks down God's
foundation. The physical body likes free sex. Those who follow that
way are part of Satan's brood.
You have to know yourself clearly. You are now restoring history
going toward eternal life. How can you stop that satanic way and cut
away? Push out Satan. Push your body out of the ring. Make a plus and
minus unity and after that you will increase and make advancement.
Using this formula you will occupy God centering on True Love. Connect
with the subject up and down, and all will become one centered on True
Love. The center root goes up and down but it has unchanging value.
Man's ambition is to get to that point, "I want to occupy
No matter how absolute and great God is, God absolutely needs True
Love. Which is more strong: God or True Love? Even though God is the
absolute being, He absolutely needs True Love. You never knew that
concept of God's absolute True Love. God wants absolute love and
God's children will become couples and marry. God teaches them,
"You have to completely unify centering on True Love. Otherwise, I
don't like it." That is how God teaches His children. Children
ask, "Father, you teach us that we absolutely have to obey True
Love, so how about you?" He says, "Of course, of course, me
too." God says, "I need partnership." Do you
understand? Father is a lonely guy. Does Reverend Moon have that True
Love or not? No love power can appear alone. You cannot feel, imagine
or act on that strong power. The eyeballs work in partnership. What
kind of power creates such phenomena? Not just one, which would be
phenomenon, but five senses, which is phenomena. That's true. Right?
When Mother says, "I want to take your hand", how
wonderful it is. The vertical position comes first, then turning around
and there is the horizontal position. This dance is the ideal contents
course, with one upward motion and the next downward motion. The high
level peak meets the lower level peak. The dance step moves fast and
then slow and it is a good feeling. You have all ridden a roller
coaster, haven't you? It's very exciting. How many degrees is the angle
that the roller coaster goes up? It goes up and then drops down at
almost a ninety degree angle! You scream when you fall, making that
partnership most enjoyable. You laugh, when you go downhill centering
on True Love. The action is enjoyable. Even God absolutely needs God's
True Love. No matter how mighty God's position may appear without True
Love He is not happy and has no power. No matter how famous Reverend
Moon might be, no matter how much he stands here and talks about
strength and expressing deep concepts, if he lacked True Love he would
have no value. Isn't that true?
Mother absolutely needs True Love. When this love disappears we see
the emergence of people like feminists immediately taking place. They
ask, "What made that kind of concept?" You need True Love. Is
that true? You can connect your mind and body, by centering on True
The quiet Oriental woman will come to control other women of the
world. Why? In a village, everybody persecuted one woman. She is not
bad. She has good characteristics and makes good action. She makes good
result every day. But the surrounding women gather around her and say
things and hit her. At last, God will say, "Why are you making
that kind of action against this woman?" The surrounding women
will be strongly pushed down, and the other one is protected and lifted
up. She will be lifted up to the center to where all the others will
have to follow her standard and attitude. "We have a model, we
will follow her! Mansei!" That is a natural action. God takes that
kind of attitude.
Reverend Moon is the same. The whole world, individual, family,
tribal and nation-all together came against him at one time. They were
shooting bullets and arrows everywhere. During the day, at night,
through every season and for more than four decades they have been
shooting at Reverend Moon. Yet Reverend Moon never disappeared. In
fact, he just became bigger and bigger. The CIA cannot understand it
and the KGB cannot understand it. They worked hard to analyze him and
they found out that Father is not a bad man! In fact, he is a good
man. Only good! All the nations of the world have come to understand.
In fact, they are coming to discover that Reverend Moon is the number
one good guy in the world. That's true. Why? They see that Reverend
Moon is only doing good everywhere. They ask, "Since Reverend Moon
came to the United States, what has he done?" The answer is that
he has spent much money for the sake of this country. He and his
members have received a lot of persecution. They work hard and never
take much rest wherever they go. Do you like that? Reverend Moon has
been teaching all the time that you have to take the way of
persecution. Go down! Go down. Why? Because you have to subjugate your
physical body. Your physical body is Satan's kingdom. It is the
individual foundation for Satan to control everything, including the
family, tribe, nation, world, spirit world and hell. Unless you change
your physical body's position, you cannot get into heaven. At the
terminal point and last station, Satan will be waiting and say,
"You will have to receive my permission, to get into heaven. It
is given based on whether or not you passed the indemnity course
formula way." Satan learned this rule well. Do you understand?
Now that Father is teaching you clearly, will you learn and
understand, or not? You will learn more than Satan! Think about how
clever Satan is. After the fall he accused God for thousands and
thousands of years. "God, You should stop Your action. You cannot
progress until you solve this point." Satan accuses God and God
has to answer, "You are right." That's true. If you cannot go
over that level of accusation and occupation by Satan you cannot go
up. This is formula. It is a contract between God and Satan.
If you want to take Satan out from your family, children and your
race, you have to know this formula. Unless you fulfill that contract,
Satan will say, "No matter how famous a revival meeting leader you
are and no matter if you are as famous as Reverend Moon. You belong
behind me." You will be hooked. This contents cannot be explained
anywhere else. Occupying the right position, you must follow it, with
Do you understand? I speak in broken English, because I am not an
Englishman. How can you understand these contents? That is the
question, isn't that true? To understand the contents is the most
Father has explained the most important things and has not kept
anything to himself. The dispensational course of restoration history
is that of indemnity. The course of restoration is absolutely the
indemnity course. Why? We are going the opposite way, the reverse
way. The younger brother has to take the elder brother's position. Is
it easy or difficult to accomplish this? It is difficult. But it is a
proud course because we must act like God. Otherwise we will not pass.
By the same token, unless you act as True Parents act, you cannot
become true parents yourselves. I agree with you, if you don't like
indemnity. I don't like indemnity either, but without understanding it
and passing through this course, we don't pass anything and we have no
victory. We get a big zero, no grade at all, not even an F.
This whole world is directed by the relationship between plus and
minus. The smaller one is in the position to sacrifice for the sake of
the larger one. In other words, all mankind should offer themselves for
the sake of God. Look at the food chain where the smaller fish are
eaten by the bigger fish. The bigger fish may then get eaten by an
eagle. A fox may eat the eagle, then a tiger may eat the fox. As they
go up in the food chain, they come closer to God and everything is fair
and balanced. Look at the sardines and the small fish and the millions
and millions of eggs they lay. Most of them get eaten up by the bigger
fish. But the tiger and the lion can only have one cub every two or
The tiger feeds only in the middle of the night. He would eat more
than necessary, if he ate in the daytime. Many other animals come out
to eat, including the deer, at dawn. They do not have to worry about
meeting the tiger and lion, at that time. The tiger eats in the middle
of the night and must run miles before he can get his prey. Do you know
how difficult it is for the tiger to get his meal? He has to work very
hard for every meal, whereas the deer wakes up early with the sun and
goes to bed when it gets dark. In the daytime, they graze and move
around and enjoy life. They have big ears that can detect the
slightest sounds of warning. The same is true of the rabbit. The rabbit
may protest, "God, why did You make me so vulnerable? I am the
prey of almost everybody. The tiger is after me, the fox is after me,
even the raccoon is after me." God will spank the rabbit and say,
"That may be, but I gave you those big ears, didn't I? Whenever
the enemy approaches you, you can hear him coming and you can
All the creatures are like that. Animals with the longer legs are
those who have to be able to run away fast from their enemies. What
about the white people? They must have done something wrong so they
fled to the North Pole, where they became white. White people must have
originated close to the North Pole, isn't that true? Look at the polar
bear. It is totally white. The white people love blood. They use
weapons and kill animals and people, so they have to flee all the
time. Actually, Christianity prospered on this foundation. There was a
lot of plundering and pirating.
This way is how the Japanese walk, but don't laugh at them because
they are proud. They are honest people. America, France and England
really have little to be proud of. Much of what they have, they took
from somebody else. Just like women who are tall but want to have even
longer legs, so they wear high heels. Everything in a museum comes from
having been plundered. The white people didn't produce anything
themselves. Look at the museum in London. Were those things presented
to the English people, or didn't the English people just take all those
things and put them in their museum? They have taken things and that
is what robbers, swindlers and cheats do. Isn't that true?
What about this very country of the United States, whose country is
this truly? Is it the country of the white people or of the Oriental
natives? You have to know that Oriental people were the original
settlers in this country. You have to know this history and make it
clear. That is the indemnity way. First the Western world came in to
occupy this country and now you have to receive the same treatment. Now
you experience the opposite side. This is the natural way, the law of
cycles, evolving law or rolling law. Sometimes within the cycle it
goes high and sometimes low. It is not high or low all the time.
Oriental people are not low all the time. Look at those small Japanese
people. They are occupying the world's economic power. Who gave them
that kind of power? The Japanese people may think they did it, but God
gave that grace and power.
Reverend Moon is called the terrible dictator. Everybody talks about
him. The white people don't want to hear it. "Why does he say
those kinds of things? We don't like that." But no matter if you
don't like it, it is the natural phenomenon leading God's concept. If
you don't go in God's direction, you are immediately diminished and you
go down to hell. You must then take the way of repentance. You white
people! Wake up. Look at heaven and God. Otherwise there is no hope.
Darkness will come more and more, day after day, year after year.
America will become dark like the dungeon of hell. You white people
cannot escape that.
Father has been here in America for twenty-one years, investing
everything to extend the hands of salvation, trying to save America.
You need to save yourselves. I have been here for twenty-one years.
What could America have become today, if you had understood this law of
indemnity twenty years ago, and had carried it out? But they didn't
listen and they didn't understand. Did we have to wait for America to
become like this in twenty years? God cannot exist alone either. He
needs His object of love. Please understand this indemnity formula of
absolute plus and minus making unity and creating higher and higher
unity. This is the formula course, reaching at last to God and
occupying God. God said, "I am the beginning and I am the
end." Do you understand? God is Alpha and Omega.
Now we understand restoration by indemnity. We must understand that
what Father has been teaching has been this principle. No matter how
difficult the situation is, you absolutely have to follow and obey
Reverend Moon. Otherwise you cannot make that equal partnership
centered on True Love. Subject and object must be combined in one
place and connect with True Love at that time. Otherwise there is no
way. "No way" means that it will forever despair. True Love
centering on God is absolute. Absolute means forever. God is a plus
True Love center. Humankind is a minus True Love center. The two
combined into one makes one equal partnership centering on True Love.
That connecting point is the unification place. It represents the
mind's side and body's side. They cannot then separate. God is the
ultimate eternal Being, the opposite partner of humankind, centering on
True Love. Forever. It is a reasonable conclusion that humankind will
forever be united with God centering on True Love. How wonderful this
is. Centering on what? True Love. Spirit world is full of the concept
of True Love. In spirit world you are sensitive and can experience True
Love with your five senses. After that you pass into heaven. After
getting into heaven you can catch everything. It is the ideal living
environment. You don't know how wonderful that is. Father knows well.
How awesome that place is! Your imagination cannot measure that kind of
heaven. It is big, big, big! The biggest words cannot contain that
concept which stretches for thousands and thousands of miles. No matter
how far away he may be, if I call for somebody I want to hear from, he
would immediately be able to come to me. Why? We are enabled to travel
with great speed throughout heaven, because of love. The fastest speed
in all the universe is with True Love. Do you understand? Time or space
are not a problem. Things can happen or move immediately. Even if only
one word is said, somebody can immediately appear in reality. So the
person of the highest love can do everything. It depends on your love
level, how much love you have. That is like God centered love.
Comparing ourselves, what is our percentage of love? Are you a high
percent guy or low percent guy? Every time you want to meet with
someone, it is no problem. Thousands of people can gather together, at
one time. You can see that center love and want to touch it and you can
participate. You will automatically be set up, by desiring it. Your
imagination can travel freely.
Father is teaching you, and if you follow, you will go to that
level. You can control everything. That is how valuable it is. Nothing
can compare to it. Do you want to attempt to get to that kind of place,
or not? Yes, absolutely? Absolutely means you have to become an
absolute being yourself. Absolutely means completely one. Have you
achieved that position or not? That's the problem. The mind is at a
low level too. The original mind occupies the perfection position.
Automatically, original mind has the best love power to lead the body.
You have to pray, if you want to reach that powerful position. Not play
but pray. Pray to God. Do you think, "I want to play, have fun, go
dancing. Ha-ha-ha!" That won't work. You have to have tearful and
many prayers. You are Moonies. Satan's world made up that name. But you
are Moonies, right? That means you are like Reverend Moon. Reverend
Moon's brood, right? The True Love race. That brood is the so-called
True Love race and tribe. Tribe means race. The True Love race cannot
be occupied by Satan. You are free absolutely in Satan's world. Satan's
world is going down to the dungeon of hell. That gate is automatically
open there and it is very crowded. Going there and stepping down, Satan
is there pushing people down. The doors are open there and you can
freely go inside. You know that. But the high-level, victorious True
Love guy is going to get into heaven and meeting no obstacles. There
will be no barriers, it is just free. Do you want to follow behind
Father and go there? Can you complain all the time about the hard work
and the persecution you have to go through? No, you just have to say,
"I want to follow Father." The time for you to train is now,
in this world. Otherwise there is no way. You must be well trained.
Now you are leading the soldiers who are going one day all over the
world without problem. Is that true? Especially Blessed couples. A
Blessed couple will have lower value without Reverend Moon. There will
be no way, no success. Your way will become dark and confused, if you
don't follow Reverend Moon. Father went to God and said, "You have
to teach me everything!!" We must do the same to Father. That's
true. Jacob wrestled with the angel and it was the same thing. The
angel hit him so hard that it dislocated his hip bone, but still Jacob
held on and demanded the blessing. The angel gave up, after that.
Gathering here, you are immediately blessed. That is a problem. Your
mind is making that kind of decision. You must decide, "No matter
how difficult the circumstances are that surround me, I will overcome
them. No problem." Which one is it: "No problem", or
"Yes problem"? There are many "Yes problem" guys
gathered here. I don't want to see that kind of attitude and neither
does God. That means we must repent at this time. That means every
couple here must repent.
You see that Father is getting older and older. And I am going up
and up. What about you? You have also been going up, up and up? How
much have you been elevated in spirit since you first joined the
Unification Church? Have you forgotten everything else except your
forward march toward God? Have you gone down or up since you became
associated with the Unification Church? (UP!) Have you really been
going up, after ten years of membership? I say down! (UP!) Reverend
Moon has been going up more and more, all the way to the highest
mountain peaks of the Himalayas. You must go over the peaks because you
are following that same course. Your course is not as high, but you are
going up in the same way, climbing your own mountain. You must
continue climbing all the time, going over and over and paying your
indemnity. You must climb your own indemnity hill which is waiting for
you. That is the teaching of the Divine Principle. That is your five
percent portion of responsibility in fulfilling your mission. God
cannot help there. It is your mission. It is like God's own restoration
course, when you complete your own mission, going that kind of hard
So you understand that power. Every morning and every evening you
have to seek it. Bow down and pray, "Please God, help me, I have
to climb that hill. I need True Parents' help too." The only
leaders you need in this are God and True Parents. There are not two
formulas or two ways to get there. There is absolutely only one, not
two. This is true for everybody. Everybody has to follow that
formula. God doesn't want exceptions to this indemnity way. There are
no exceptions. Everybody is included and God doesn't want to hear
Who is the plus and who is the minus between True Parents and
Blessed couples, according to this law of re-creation? True Parents are
the plus. Then together we will form a bigger minus in front of the
bigger plus God. We all want to rise to a high position in the world,
don't we? From the family, we want to rise to the national level, the
world and cosmic level and go all the way to God. This is true not only
here, but after that, we want to do the same thing in spirit world. We
will be able to see clearly that we must rise up like that in spirit
world, but we will not be able to. The step we must take is clearly
visible but it is very difficult to take that step once we have gone to
spirit world. Therefore, this is a serious matter. Now is the time, we
must do these things today.
We need to be taught the right way. Who are our teachers? Our
Parents, a king or school-teachers? God sent the Messiah to teach all
mankind. He is the absolute plus guy, sent to the world which should
take the absolute minus position before him. We want to become absolute
minus so that we can occupy God. The only way to go about this is
through True Love. There is no other way. A truly loving husband will
take a strand of his beloved wife's hair and cherish that. God feels
the same way towards us. I gave an early Blessed woman a handkerchief,
one day a long time ago. For thirty years until it was ragged and
almost falling apart, she kept that handkerchief in her bosom close to
her heart. I was deeply impressed with her dedication and her love.
It is Father's characteristic to want to become friends with people
wherever he goes. The same is true with God. God needs friends too.
Father wants to make himself available as a friend among the members,
because of that. You should do the same. You should become friends to
everybody. We have to work very hard to become friends with God. When
Father talks in a sweet, small voice to his son or daughter, Mother is
not jealous. Mother is only curious about what is so important. In the
same way, sons, daughters and parents become so close to each other
that they become like friends. That is good to see.
Why does the watch move so fast? What do you think? This is the last
chance for us to observe and learn this precious knowledge. Don't you
think that the ticking of each second is therefore precious? You are
sitting out there thinking, "I'm so hungry, why does Father talk
so long?" Are you complaining like that? [No?]
Do you understand this concept? We start with God and we go back to
God. God is the main subject. That is like the mind's position. Owner
and guest become combined into one; that kind of meaning. I want to
become God's partner. We cannot separate, centering on True Love.
Father and children cannot separate either. No power can change this
relationship. When couples are centered on True Love, nothing can
separate them. This is the ideal motivation or formula. How wonderful
is this concept! Think about children saying, "Our parents are at
such a high level. Too high a level. We cannot look at them!"
That's the truth. No matter how absolute God is, if He cannot find His
partnership with human beings, He will not be able to find His own True
I don't know. You know more than me. You are younger, Father is an
older guy! My head forgets things and I forget English vocabulary.
Sometimes it is good to forget concepts. You will forget concepts you
have now, when you get old.
If Father raises his right hand, which hand will you raise? (Right!)
Maybe your left hand will complain, at that time. Maybe you can raise
both hands clasped together. When Father raises your right hand, your
left hand will come along. Suppose Father makes a loud growling sound,
what would you do? GRRRMMMMMM. Make the same sound! GRRRRRRMMM.
(Applause) We need to become one with Father, but the most important
thing to understand is what it is that makes us become one. We are
Now I will give you some excerpts of the things I said the other day
to the Unification Theological Seminary graduates. First, centering on
God, our first love is the love as sons and daughters. Second, we love
as brothers and sisters. Third, we love as husband and wife. Fourth, we
love as parents. Those are the attributes of the love of God. Where do
these emotions and loves come from? They did not spring from ourselves
alone but came from God.
The second type of love among brothers and sisters is not mentioned
in the Divine Principle, but it should have been. It was omitted but we
should put it in. We read in the Divine Principle about the love of
children, couples and parents, but we also should include the love of
brothers and sisters. Love as sons and daughters and love as brothers
and sisters is almost the same, but they are distinct. We can
distinguish between the two types of love. The question is, what kind
of perfection of love is required for the children's level of love?
What is perfected child's love? What is the perfection of love among
brothers and sisters? What about couples? Should these four different
categories of love be manifested in four different ways or in only one
way? What would connect them if they were to be treated separately?
These are questions we can ask.
The answer is, they should be one. This is the four position
foundation. At the bottom is the children's position. On the sides are
two separated positions, representing spirit and body. At the top is
God's position, in which the two are united, while on the sides the two
are separate. We have to grow up by ourselves, each person
individually. As we grow from infancy to childhood, through all the
levels of schooling, the center of our life is parents. Father is
talking about Adam's family at this point, because there were only two
people in the whole universe at that time-Adam and Eve. There were only
those two as children, and there were only those two as brother and
sister, wife and husband, and as parents. Both Adam and Eve, man and
woman, must become perfected as individuals, as a boy and a girl and as
a brother and a sister. Adam must become perfected as a husband and as
a father. Likewise, the woman had to become perfected as a daughter,
sister, wife and mother.
What is the level of perfection in True Love? That is the question.
Where do these two loves meet? Where do the vertical parental love and
the horizontal children's love intersect within Adam and Eve?
Adam, the man, must travel this way, while Eve, the woman, must
travel this way to God. This is because she is also a spouse to God.
Therefore, she also has to grow from this point. The man grows in the
easterly direction and the woman grows in the westerly direction. That
is the feminine direction. This is why Western civilization is in the
position of bride, the bride's cultural background. It is the bride's
culture. The East is the culture of the bridegroom. And when the bride
gets married, she has to completely inherit the philosophy of the
Why is the man's direction eastward? Because that is where the sun
rises. Thus the religious cultures all began in the East, not the
West. The East represents the mind culture. That is why many saints
appeared from the Oriental region.
Adam, the man, must travel this way, while Eve, the woman, must
travel this way to God. This is because she is also a spouse to God.
Therefore, she also has to grow from this point. The man grows in the
easterly direction and the woman grows in the westerly direction. That
is the feminine direction. This is why Western civilization is in the
position of bride; it is the bride's cultural background, the bride
culture. The East is the culture of the bridegroom. When the bride gets
married, she has to completely inherit the philosophy of the
Why is the man's direction eastward? That is where the sun rises.
Thus the religious cultures all began in the East and not the West. The
East represents the mind culture. That is why many saints appeared from
the Oriental region. The woman was not born for her own sake, nor does
she get married for her own sake, correct? The woman is born for the
sake of man and man is born for the sake of woman. This is such a
simple truth, yet nobody for the past hundreds of millions of years has
been able to alter this truth. So what is most important for man? Is it
himself or perhaps another man or is it a woman? Is the absolute need
for a man another man or a woman? I say it is another man! (Woman!)
Man, man! Homosexuals say that man needs another man. Lesbians say that
woman needs another woman. Those people have a different concept from
the original purpose of creation and they are leading themselves into
This is the simple truth, yet most people don't know it. Why was
woman born? Many famous women say, "I was born to please myself
for my own purposes." Think about that. That is what Satan's brood
says. What woman was born for the sake of? Man. What man was born for
the sake of? Woman! True Love connects everything and creates the
ideal embrace. There, you can find the most high place here, the most
low place here, the most deep place, the most shallow place. It
connects all those points. Everything is connected, reaching
everywhere. On the opposite side is Satan. True Love can occupy people
completely and nobody complains. Isn't that right? You Blessed people
can understand this well. When you are loving your spouse, you want to
embrace with more and more strength. You completely occupy one another,
crushing each other. No matter how strong you love, you want to be even
more and more strong. (Laughter)
That's true! Have you experienced that? You Blessed couples must
know what I am talking about. No matter how strong your expression of
love, it doesn't feel painful. The power of love is stronger than any
pain. How happy you feel! At that time, you make sounds, like "Oh,
ah, Ahh!" and you feel like you are being lifted up like a
helicopter. True Love has that kind of power. Zigzagging, no problem,
going this way, that way, horizontally, vertically, no problem where
ever you go. Rolling around, going everywhere, you both feel so happy,
and no complaint. You act that way in your love action. Father,
Reverend Moon, that religious leader, is talking about lovemaking? That
kind of concept is appropriate for the leader of the Unification
Church? At that time, your five spiritual senses are open, connecting,
inhaling, exhaling. Your spirit body is centered on True Love, making
that kind of love action between woman and man. Who created that? So
enjoyable! It is like going beyond all the boundaries. That kind of
ideal world is what everybody wants to have. Do you like that?
This means that once the special parts of woman and man, their
sexual parts, are connected through love, that man and woman can never
be separated throughout their whole lifetime. That is the purpose.
Grandparents who live like that are living according to the ideal way.
That is the family system. The parents go the same way, your couple
goes the same way. Once you have made unity, you are connected
forever. You cannot separate. That is the ideal, True Love standard.
Do you understand this clearly? The grandpa looks at the grandma and
feels pleasure to see her. No matter how old they become, they want to
express their love. The younger couples do the same thing. That is a
joyful, grateful atmosphere. When your parents and grandparents live
like that, your couple feels admiration: "My great parents! You
are our standard. We want to follow in your footsteps." First the
grandparents live like that, then the parents, and ultimately the
children. When we are surrounded by such a family, then that is what
is called heaven. Is that true? You cannot separate. Grandpa is not
ever going to separate from Grandma or from the rest of the family. Of
course, the parents will always be together and love the children. Of
course, the children will always know they are loved. When that kind of
relationship is experienced, what a wonderful family you have!
What about the American family system? Many times the American
grandparents are not even welcome to visit the homes of their
grandchildren, no matter how rich or well-off the grandchildren may
be. They always have to call first and ask, "May we come and
visit your home today?" Only after calling first are they going to
be welcomed. That is the normal way for American families. Think about
it. What if the husband had to call his wife on the phone before he
could make love to her? They just get into the bed and lie under the
same blanket. Then they just reach over to each other and begin to make
love action. That is okay. Every time it is okay. This is the couple's
mission, isn't that true? Can one or the other say all the time,
"Oh, I'm too tired. I don't want to." No, you cannot say
that. Your sexual organs are not your own. The owner of the woman's
organ is the man. The owner of the man's organ is the woman. Can you
deny that? Of course not.
If a woman is always analyzing her husband, "How much are his
mind and body united?" and if the husband is always analyzing his
wife, that attitude will bring about breakdown in your relationship,
and your family system will decline. The owner is absolutely one, not
two. This is the ideal Unification home system. Do you like that or
not? Yes? Yes?
So after they are born, the boy and girl separate and go their
different course. Eventually the boy becomes mature and perfected as a
man. The girl grows to perfection as a woman. This is the textbook
course. Adam and Eve are first brother and sister. Until now we did not
understand this textbook model. The parents love them, but the brother
and sister add their portion of love on top of that. God loves her, but
the brother adds his portion of love on top of the parents' love toward
his sister. They were one but they were separated. That's a greater
love because there is the added element of love here. This love
combined together is greater than just the parents' love. Parents love
the daughter, but the son adds his portion of love on top of that.
Even though God and parents love her the best, he will add the
brotherly love towards the sister, on top of God's love. They grow
through middle school, high school, and to college, then eventually
they know that their goal is to meet the other. In other words, man's
world is not his world alone. His world is to seek the other side, the
world of woman. And the same is true for woman.
For a man to get a Ph.D. degree means you have to study hard and get
recognition from the school. That was for the sake of his parents and
at the same time for his wife. For a woman, it was for her parents and
for her husband. Until now we didn't know this. We thought we gained a
degree for ourselves. For oneself alone. That is wrong.
By the time he or she finishes the Ph.D., they will fully understand
the reason they did that was for the sake of the other person here. She
studied and got her Ph.D., not for herself but for her parents and her
spouse. Repeating again, the reason that she went through her courses
for her Ph.D. was not for her sake at all. This has nothing to do with
her pursuing the school. It is for the sake of parents, it is for the
sake of husband, and it is for the sake of the forthcoming children,
that they can have good children. The sons and daughters will be happy
to have such well-educated parents, loving each other.
What about the world? The world today does not operate according to
this principle. Many people seek status and title in vain. How can you
compare True Love with any degree or title? Does a college degree have
life? Does it have any ideal within? Does it have something in common
with everybody? No, it is his or her own, at best.
When we become true parents, we are free to go anywhere. There are
no boundaries anywhere. Wherever we go we can pass freely through.
There are no limits of time and space. This is true now and it will be
true two hundred years from now. The most valuable, number one treasure
is True Love. Do you understand? True Love here in the Unification
Church is what makes us different.
By the time he reaches here, he realizes that he absolutely needs
somebody. That somebody is her. If God thought what the man needed was
another wonderful man, then He would have created a brother for him,
instead of a wife. Partnership means absolutely, only one, not two or
more. Certainly that means no free sex! Free sex means a person could
have a different partner every night, throughout the year, 360
different partners. That is despicable. Even animals, so-called beasts,
have better discipline than man. They abide by the laws of creation. Do
some species of animals change the laws in regard to mating? They
never do. Can't you say then that the human being who does have
multiple sexual partners is lower than the animals?
God has allowed AIDS to prevail in the world at this time because it
creates a lot of fear in people which keeps them from being so
promiscuous. Do Unification Church people love AIDS? Absolutely not.
It is something we absolutely and forever abhor. And we are proud that
we do. We are proud of our attitude toward the purity of man and
woman. Think about how precious our pure couples are in this world.
When man and woman combine as a couple, you have to think about your
purity. Pure love, pure woman and pure man connect their bodies in
love, combine and complete the unification base.
From there you bear children. How very pure that is, how beautiful. We
say, "I want to bear a child that is even more pure than the
children God made in the Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve." How
wonderful that concept is. How wonderful Unificationists' blood is. It
is not dirty, only pure. Do you like pure? Purification and Unification
sound similar. They are cousin words, related words.
By the time Adam grew up, he had observed a lot of animals and other
aspects of nature. He saw the deer romping around and coming together
to mate, as well as the other animals, large and small. He came to
realize that he, too, needed somebody as his own partner. He could look
at Eve. You know, the horses jump around, but Eve just walked around,
not so excited. Does a man have a monthly menstrual cycle, or not?
What about a woman? Girls as young as twelve or thirteen begin that
cycle, right? As they grow, they develop in the bosom and their hips
become wider. Likewise, their monthly cycle causes the bloody color to
appear. Her cheeks become the color of peaches. Each animal seeks his
own mate by smelling the air, as well as by appearance. So to Adam, it
became very obvious that Eve was the mate for him.
Eve herself was the first one to sense that change, and she felt
that Adam was kind of dumb because he didn't notice things so quickly.
The archangel took notice first, before Adam. The point is that Eve was
in the position to notice the difference first. Can you understand
that? It's not man, it is woman. What do you observe in young people
today? Do boys spend a lot of time looking at themselves in front of
the mirror, fixing their hair and doing all those fussy things? Isn't
it girls who start doing that first? Girls pay more attention to how
they look than boys. The woman, then, is the person in question, the
potential problem. Is the flower the instigator, or the bees? Which
causes the action? Do the butterflies and bees come because the flowers
bloom, or does the flower bloom because of the butterflies? We know the
answer; the flower is the one that makes the action begin. The flower
makes the problem. Once that flower blooms, it is surrounded by the
bees and butterflies, coming down to gather the pollen.
It is the same with woman. You are the one making the problem. Be
careful! The love leader is man. Why is that? Man is representative of
God. Why? Man has the child's seed. He has ownership. Do you
understand? He represents God. American women have to learn this
concept. Here you say, "Women first," but that is wrong. The
first one God created was Adam. No matter how proud the woman's side
may be, still she is the second one! Isn't that true? That is natural
law. Is that true or not? Women, listen to me clearly, especially you
American women. Was the man first or the woman? Which one? I say
woman! (Laughter) No matter how much you try to oppose the idea, the
first human was a man. You have to follow that truth. Do you American
women understand this? Once you understand the truth, you will be free
anywhere you go. You are no longer bound by ignorance or falsehood but
All the disorderliness in the world tells us that something is
wrong, but there has been no textbook, no standard, no criteria by
which to determine what is wrong. Now we have the textbook. Who is the
leader of love, man or woman? Who initiates? It is because he contains
the children's seed. The woman's body is always in the process of
preparation to receive that seed. Then when the owner of the seed, the
man, visits and they combine into one, that is what we call marriage.
Wedding time is the time of marriage. Do you want to have that kind of
time, or not? The central point of the exchange between man and woman
is marriage. The man occupies the woman's world, and the woman occupies
the man's world. Both need that place, that position of absolute
unification. They will absolutely never separate, because of True Love
power. They have forever power. Their five senses combine together,
both their spiritual and their physical senses. The woman's physical
and spiritual senses become completely centered on True Love, so that
they are one. The sounds they make in the action of love are
different. The man makes a deep and strong sound, while the woman
makes a higher sound. That is a base of harmony.
Man is usually taller than woman. Think about how it would be if
things were reversed, and the man was short and the woman was tall. God
is a great scientist and He created us so that we could be
well-balanced as couples. Man's voice is deep and bass, while the
woman is high and soprano. Together they make harmony, and they do not
clash. The cycles of nature show us this harmony. The wind blows from
areas of high pressure to low pressure. We inhale the air and have
high pressure inside, then we exhale it and have low pressure inside.
From the high mountain, the waters flow down to the valley. These
things illustrate the partnerships that are everywhere in the
universe. This revolving, cyclical action is everywhere.
While Adam and Eve were growing up, they played together but Adam
was more rough. He liked to climb into the lion's den and get on top of
his head, or ride the fastest horse. Every time he did something like
that, Eve would feel shocked. She didn't feel comfortable doing those
things. She worried about him getting hurt. She would stay behind then
and have conversations with the archangel, which ultimately led to the
fall. The whole point here is that woman has that potential. Woman
always has that potential.
We could draw this circle which looks very big, but that is only
half of the world. This is the right hemisphere, and that is the left
hemisphere. Imagine a man walking down the street hand in hand with
another man. That is strange looking, isn't it? But when a man and
woman are walking down the street that is natural. In fact, Unification
Church couples should inspire people to applaud when they walk down the
street. They would say, "Oh, how wonderful to see that kind of
ideal appearing in this world!" The worst thing is when women say,
"That is such a handsome man. How can I entice him away from
her?" Or, for a man to say the same thing about a woman. The worst
offender in this sort of thing is the woman. Women should not behave
like a fox lying in wait to capture its prey.
Who is more likely to sell his or her body in the street, man or
woman? Of course, the man who patronizes her is just as bad, but who
began it? The woman.
What is marriage? Marriage is the bringing together into unity that
which was separated before. The two hemispheres which were previously
separated come together in marriage. Also, where do the upper and lower
hemispheres meet? That, too, is a very important question. How to unite
these two is the question now. The frontal arc and rear arc must come
into unity. When all these are united, where does that unification take
place? That is the essence of the question now. We must understand that
the upper and lower must become one, and centering on that line, the
left and right must become one, as well as front and rear. The whole
thing must have a meeting point.
When both take their whole life into perspective, they come to
realize, "Oh, this is where we are supposed to end up. We are
supposed to meet with each other." Where do man and woman become
united? Is it by kissing each other? Where do they ultimately join
together? This is not a laughing matter, but they start by kissing and
then after that, the man will stumble onto the woman's bosom, and then
move on to the lower parts. Those are the three stages. Isn't it true,
according to biology? Once the lips are kissed, they become stimulated
and then the breasts are stimulated. Also for man, since he does not
have breasts, the stimulation goes straight down to his sexual organ,
skipping a step. Immediately he becomes prepared. This makes the point
about who must control love. It is man. Who is slower in responding? Of
course, woman responds far more slowly. Is that true? I don't know.
You couples experience this every day, so you know better than I. I am
asking you. How about that? Is it true that woman is slower in
responding? Yes or no?
In cooking rice, you have to heat the pan before the rice can start
to boil, not the other way around. The woman is like the pan. She has
to heat up first. Father is teaching the men. When you start kissing,
you are already excited and want to move fast, right away. But you
shouldn't do that. You have to take time and prepare her, going all
around her body. You have to cause her whole body to blush first. Why
are you laughing! I am teaching the original way of True Love. True
sex education, right? Then the woman relaxes her whole body. Then she
becomes the receptacle, ready to receive the man fully. Even though you
close your eyes, you see everything rosy, like a dream color. Nothing
else matters to you at that time. This is the way you should engage in
love. Wouldn't all of you sisters like to have that kind of husband?
You very cute sister here, would you? Yes. Everyone says yes. Any
woman wants to have that kind of husband.
Who is the model? The husband and wife become the model for all the
children who will come into existence through them. After becoming
perfected as a child, as a brother or sister, as a husband and wife,
where do they meet? How do they inherit all the properties of God?
When God completed the creation, he felt happy and contented. A
couple should feel that way, too, when they give birth to a baby. They
must feel as happy and contented as God was when He brought Adam and
Eve into the world. Even though we cannot create our children in just
the same way as God created our first ancestors, God has given us all
the properties or attributes for perfection because God wanted to share
with His children, with all of us, the right to create our own
offspring in this way. Therefore, we are creators of our own children,
who are in the image of God.
The parents are always the pattern, the model. They had to become
perfected as son and daughter to God, then perfected as brother and
sister. As they grew up, they became perfected as husband and wife,
eventually becoming parents by giving birth to perfect children. Those
children will follow exactly the same pattern as their parents.
Therefore, the conclusion is that parents are the pattern. Why is it so
sad to see an orphan? We say, "He is so sad, and I am sad to see
him." It is because that orphan does not have anything to inherit
from his parents. He doesn't have parents to inherit from. We see in
the secular world, too, that someone may be very rich, having billions
of dollars, or someone else may be a world-renowned scholar, but if
such a person doesn't have a wife, then everybody else will feel sorry
for him. Why is that? It is because of this formula. He has a serious
lacking, a deficiency which is very sad.
The position of children becomes added to the position of brother
and sister. Together that adds on to the position of husband and wife.
On this base, they can stand as perfected parents giving birth to a
child. The question is, in the American family system, is there that
kind of brother and sister feeling? Many children feel they don't even
need their parents, but they become isolated from True Love in that
way. Families are fragmented, and the individual doesn't care about
anyone anymore, except perhaps his or her spouse. That vertical line
concept has to be made straight. Otherwise, how can they connect with
the top point; how can up and down be connected with one line? The
parents' position is the vertical line. The husband and wife
relationship is on the horizontal line. American people think they only
need to be a couple, and no other relationship. They greet each other
with a handshake, representing the horizontal world. But along with the
horizontal, they also need the vertical way. When Oriental people greet
one another, they bow, right? That represents the vertical way. Your
body becomes small and low when you bow down.
In Western culture, people write from the left side of the paper to
the right. The Oriental way is up and down, moving from right to left.
When the Oriental person beckons to someone, he does it this way with
his palms down. The Western person does it like this with his palms up,
which looks like he is saying "I want to receive something from
you." All minds follow the natural world, this kind of direction.
This is very interesting. Nobody could plan these things.
Actually, when you look at man and woman and take love out of the
picture, there is nothing that could bring them into unity. They are so
different. The woman wants to go after one thing, while the man has
another interest. It is impossible for man and woman to unite except
through love. If it weren't for those love organs in your body, how do
you suppose you could unite with your husband or wife? Isn't this
true? It just so happened that those precious organs are the only
means by which we can come into perfect unity. You have to always
remember that your sexual part is your True Love palace, your True Life
palace, your True Lineage palace. That is why it is your most important
part. It is the point where God and man come into unity. That is the
crux, the core point, of the universe.
(Father draws on the board.) God is here, and He is watching Adam
and Eve grow. He feels Himself in the child's position. Then He
experiences their feelings in the position of brother and sister, then
as husband and wife, and finally as the parent Himself. God experiences
all these, just like Adam and Eve. As His children grow, God also
experiences growth. You see here the couple now stands having intact
the perfection of the children's love, the perfection of the brother
and sister love, and the perfection of the spouse's love, but in this
order. The single line represents the children's love. They go towards
this way, in that order. Here you notice there is a double line because
God is there too. Their mind side and body side unite into one and
connect with True Love. They analyze and combine with one place making
the completed unification settlement.
Where does it combine? The upper sphere comes down this way, as you
can see. The lower sphere goes up this way. The right sphere goes this
way, the left sphere goes this way. And the frontal sphere goes this
way, while the rear sphere goes this way. All meet in one place. So the
love of children, love of brothers and sisters, love of husband and
wife all meet together; this way and this way and this way also. All
meet here. Then in one moment, they explode. Centering on what?
Centering on True Love.
Since love divided from here, now it meets again here. Man and woman
divided here, meet again here spiritually, divide physically here, and
meet here physically. Then the mind and body side combine into one by
True Love. When the True Love connecting place has been achieved, God
can exclaim, "My children are now perfected. My brotherhood has
been completed. My couples have been completed. All the contents of My
creation have been completed." After that, the world goes back to
the original plan. Thus God's re-creation system requires that we bear
children. All four aspects of love have to reach completion. Unify at
this one point, the position of marriage. That is why marriage is the
most important time. This is the meaning of marriage, the true
importance of marriage. That is where everything is completed.
All children, all offspring, covet that kind of children, brother
and sister, spouses, and parents. They say, "I want to become that
way," for each level. Our neighbors cannot help noticing when we
become the perfect children, the perfect brothers and sisters, the
perfect couple, and perfect parents, if we take after this pattern
perfectly. The parents are the original model for the children. They
are perfect children themselves. Do you understand?
This is the place of our eternal settlement. We grow up this way,
after we are born, we meet here and we settle eternally. Right here,
the time when they get married. This is our lesson, our textbook, our
model for all our ideals. Anyone can come into this kind of house and
feel satisfied, whether that be the grandchildren, the children,
anybody. Would you become jealous of any member of the family here in
such a love? When you have some treasure kept there and one of your
children or grandchildren come in and take it, would you be angry? No,
because it belongs to everyone. There is no concept here of the
isolated individual. Nothing belongs to an individual. Everything
belongs to the whole.
Just like all men are born for the sake of woman, and all women are
born for the sake of man, likewise all perfection takes place for the
sake of the other. We do not perfect ourselves for our own sake but for
the sake of our spouse. This will become very apparent once we go to
spirit world because the spirit world is arranged in this fashion.
Actually, there are no strangers in the spirit world. Everyone is
basically brother and sister to one another, sharing this same
tradition we are describing.
You can reduce every human relationship into brotherly love, spousal
love, or children's love, and through that ever more refine yourself to
become like God. Therefore, we must go through these steps here on
earth by growing like so, and experiencing brotherly love and
children's love and spousal love, and by giving birth to a perfect
child. We need to have the childbearing experience before we go to
Have you ever seen anyone who was so beautiful that she is willing
to die for herself? Or any picture? But if you fall in love with
someone, you are willing to go beyond your life. Love makes people
willing to give up their life for the sake of their loved ones. This
proves beyond any doubt that human beings are born for the sake of
love. True Love is for the sake of each other. Getting married is to
occupy east and west, and then what does it mean? What happens next is
that God comes down and wants to live with them. Getting married is to
seek the eternal settling place. It is called the eternal settling
place, because God comes down to live with us. Where else can you go,
or want to go? Do you understand? This is what marriage is. This is
God's position, this is the position of the perfection of Adam and Eve
and this vertical principle never changes. It goes on and on,
generation after generation. Do you follow?
What did we lose as a result of the Fall? We lost four things and
therefore we must restore them. These four things are: 1) Elder son
ship; 2) Parenthood; 3) Kingship; 4) Royal Kingship. These positions
will be restored based on the contents I'm sharing with you today. The
restored man is King in the elder son's position. Through that formula
we enter into the Kingdom of Heaven.
Those who pass this criteria, who pass through this experience, are
eligible to attend whenever God calls all His children to assemble.
When all the brothers and sisters assemble, we are qualified to attend
that meeting. Centering on this formula, I, realizing each individual
step of perfection, will become perfected. I will become like God and
give birth to a child. By repeating this, that person will go to
heaven. So by the time Adam and Eve become a couple, they are
perfected. Everything is perfected. How precious, how necessary and
valuable marriage is! We now know.
To bless means to bestow this immeasurable value upon a couple. We
must understand this clearly today. It is the duty of all Blessed
couples to become perfected so that they can be the example to all the
children of the world. Become an example of the brother and sister
relationship, become the example for all the spouses in the world, and
an example for all the parents in the secular world. That is our
mission as Blessed couples. We must represent God's position in the
world. We have to recover what was lost in the past.
Why don't we have just one child, like in some countries where the
government allows only one child per couple? In a way, the couple
living here on earth within their physical bodies should reproduce as
many offspring as possible to fill up the Kingdom of Heaven. Once we
get to the Kingdom of Heaven in spirit world, we can no longer bear any
children. That is the vertical realm. There is only one dot, one point
where the vertical line meets the horizontal. The horizontal realm is
the line where we want to see many dots, many children. Many dots
represent many brothers and sisters. We want to multiply these children
with the same value as God. Do you understand? Therefore, we can enjoy
a huge heaven in spirit world. There is wide space there. How can we
fill it up? We have to bear many children, right? Dozens, dozens,
dozens, and dozens more, for eternity. One child cannot connect with
many generations. You should multiply, filling heaven up, up, up. God
enjoys seeing that.
When we get to spirit world, we will have no physical worries. What
to eat will be no problem. What clothes to wear will be no problem.
There are no automobiles or highways, no factories. Everything is set
up and prepared for us. We can fly around and travel a thousand miles
instantaneously, like taking one step. The universe is filled with so
many stars. There are stars of gold and stars of diamond for us to
visit. You can explore all the universe, it is our field of action. You
want to do that, don't you? Our physical body is our limitation now,
but once we are freed from this body we are free to go anywhere. That
is the way it is in spirit world. We can immediately meet with God in
that world. In this world, we might pray for a long, long time and
still not be able to meet with God. How difficult it is. Do you
We are talking about the restoration of the elder son ship, of Cain
and Abel, and restoring parentship and kingship and the royal family
ship. Only after accomplishing these can we go to spirit world and
avoid being caught in a "traffic accident." You won't collide
with anything there when you have accomplished all these things.
Automatically, you are free to pass. But if you don't accomplish those
levels, you will be constantly colliding with barriers. As the member
of the royal family, with the plus/minus here, the Kingdom of Heaven
becomes bigger and bigger. Since this is the indemnity course also, we
must understand it clearly because we have to indemnify and restore all
the positions. Who has these now? Satan has them. We've got to restore
Until now God Himself had to be struck and mistreated by Satan, in
order to restore these. He has been persevering for millions of years.
That is God's strategy: be hit first, and finally win. But Satan's
pattern is the opposite: hit first, and ultimately lose. The whole
world has come against Reverend Moon, who has received persecution
patiently. Finally, he is inheriting the property of the world which
persecuted him. The real meaning of the way of persecution is that the
one who is persecuted the most by the world becomes the receiver of the
property of the persecutors. This is God's secret strategy by which He
has been defeating Satan's method of attack. Reverend Moon understood
that. That is why I could freely receive all the persecution I have.
When I was surrounded and attacked by all the nations of the world, I
knew that Satan was hitting me. The result was that Satan was the
loser. The Soviet Union attacked me, America attacked me, the
established Christian churches hit me, every major religion hit me.
Every family and individual in the world attacked me. That means every
possible part of this world attacked me and was against me. Therefore,
the property of this whole world was destined to eventually be passed
on to Reverend Moon. What a wonderful point of view this is.
When someone hits you, or says, "Don't go to the Unification
Church! I don't like that!" you should just take it, be silent.
Do you know that rule? Inside you are laughing, thinking, "The
time is coming when you will lose and I will gain. Go ahead and hit
me." The elder brother seems to be like the leading nation's
president. The younger brother looks beaten down, like the sick one.
Which side should the parents side with, the elder brother's position
or younger brother's position? When the parents see the elder hit the
younger, immediately they would not like that. They would stand with
the younger brother. He is working hard. The surrounding people ask,
"Why are you working so hard?" They make noises and make a
persecution situation. They continue and continue and at last, the
president will understand and immediately go to stand on the younger
brother's side. Is that true? That is the way of following God's
strategy. The religious world must take this formula way, believe us,
and at last receive ownership in the position of elder brother and
parents and kingship.
The Bible has already said to us, "Those who persevere to the
last, very last, will be saved." That is what salvation is.
Where do man and God meet? Right here at the seat of marriage. And
in the seat of love. Through the sexual organ, that is where real
joining takes place. But today, we are embarrassed to even talk about
that in private, much less in public, because this was the real root of
the problem and corruption of mankind. People choose not to talk about
it because there has been no solution to the problem. But now we have
the solution. With God's ideal and truth, we learn firsthand. When man
and woman meet together in the bond of True Love, we must immediately
think about God. We have to look at our own sexual organs as the means
by which we can achieve True Love, centering on God. God is welcoming
and dedicating our sexual intercourse to True Love. Do you understand?
We have to pull everything with our body. We should think about that
all the time. The woman and man make love with that kind of thinking
toward their body, "I have to welcome God in this way. By
connecting with God, how deeply can I love at this time?" You
think about the whole love system, and the connecting part is right
there. In the love system childhood, brotherhood, couples, true
parenthood all connect. God can enjoy this stimulating, electric
touching. When you become the kind of couple who is truly stimulated,
truly loving, then God wants to dwell within your family. Do you
understand? This is the very ideal of God's creation! The original
breakdown which caused the world to become fallen was centered on these
sexual organs. All the ideals of creation were broken down because of
this organ. The original foundational teaching was restoration of the
dwelling place of True Love. How valuable it is. Everything is
completed here, right and left, front and rear, up and down. Everything
reaches completion and connection. Marriage is the time of first love
and first sexual intercourse. What a valuable thing marriage is,
then. How can we ever reach completion of the ideal True Love without
woman, without man? There is no way. That would be the place of despair
Grandparents, parents, and your couple are together forever. For all
eternity, human beings will be going this same way, centering on God's
love. One father, one mother, one couple, one set of parents. One
brotherhood. Father is now in Adam's position. How can the woman's
world grow to the original woman's side? Father thinks about that. How
can the younger sister, in Eve's position grow up? That is Father's
mission. You don't know the ideal of couples. Father has been teaching
you men, helping you become good husbands. I give you and your couple
new dignity. Teaching that original foundation for restoration, God is
standing there forever. You are now going on to your world of eternal
happiness. Do you understand?
Father is teaching you now. All women are sometimes a child,
sometimes a sister, sometimes a parent. In the future, many parents
will be appearing from this woman's world. How valuable that is. Ideal
man is appearing on earth for the first time. The opposite sex partner
is woman. You have to understand that clearly.
Would God want to become a grandparent, too or would He not? God has
never before been in the grandparents position because Adam and Eve
didn't have true children. Here, another four position foundation must
be made in this level before God can be Grandpa. That is the ideal
system where you cannot separate. Grandparents, children, and
grandchildren live together in one family. These three can never
separate. When you look at the world, no matter how big it is, every
person comes within these categories: elderly persons are in the
grandparents age group; middle-aged people are in the parents group;
younger people are in the children's group.
Many children are born here on this level. There are many families
comprised of children on the third level. Then God not only becomes one
with the parents, but also when the children marry, God comes down to
them as well. The grandparents, parents and children are all equal, in
That means no matter how many generations flow, and no matter how
many families multiply horizontally, God still occupies the same
position. Therefore, we call God "Our Father," and not our
Grandfather, or Great-grandfather. That is because we are centered on
our first love, and our first love is with God, too. Therefore, we call
God "our Father". God is Father to this family, to this
family, and so on and so on, including all the different levels of
family. Adam and Eve are the present, and this is the past, and here we
come to the future. Here is the grandfather's position, here is the
father's position and the children's position, if you position this
horizontally by tilting it ninety degrees. The past, present, and
future are all in one perspective.
Grandpa is the past king. He is like the ambassador plenipotentiary,
with special privileges. The parents are the current king and queen of
the families and the grandfather is always representing the king of the
spirit world. The grandfather and grandmother, father and mother, and
the children must always come into perfect unity. Let us look at our
own situation. We are in the exact same situation as Adam and Eve
themselves. Therefore, what do we inherit? We are truly the princes and
princesses of God's kingdom - literally, not hypothetically or
figuratively. We are like our True Parents, ourselves.
The children must serve their own parents more than a king, within
the family. They must serve their grandparents, too, because God reigns
in the spirit world, and the grandparents represent the king of this
world. Can you believe that there is only one country in this fallen
world which is included in this category, that description? The only
family system like this in the entire world is the Korean family
system. It looks almost exactly like that. Only their root is
different. In the large, well-bred Korean families, there are all
different age groups. Sometimes an uncle will be younger than his
nephew. Or sometimes the elder son of the elder son of the elder son
will be very young. He is the main line offspring. No matter how young
he may be, or what his social status is, the rest of the family will
center on him, including the elderly, middle-aged and so on. They
center on this elder son ship. It is very strict.
Your family is the palace, truly and realistically, of the kingdom
of this earth and the spirit world. Two kingdoms come together in one
place-God's spiritual kingdom and this earthly, physical kingdom-in
which our parents are king and queen. The mission of Blessed couples is
to connect that spirit world kingdom and that physical world kingdom
into one. Your mission as Blessed couples is, to allow your children to
inherit those two kingdoms. Do you understand? This is not just a
concept, this is reality. This is your reality and you have to make it
happen in your own family. Those families who are centered on True Love
will connect with one place, experiencing that love for their whole
life. They will pass away to spirit world and the Kingdom of Heaven,
after that. The original base must be established on earth; otherwise,
you cannot get into heaven.
The Christian world teaches, "Only believe in Jesus Christ and
you will be saved." What level of salvation can that be? What kind
of value can that have? They don't know. You know well, and you
understand clearly. God's viewpoint is to see the completion of
childhood, brotherhood, couples and parenthood connecting with God
Himself. Those four levels make completion combined with mind inside
and body outside, connected with the central True Love. It is the place
of perfection. Without it there is no way to go back to God.
Which part connects both worlds? The sexual organs. Do you
understand the central importance and sacredness of your sexual
organs? The first ancestors made the mistake with their love and
became centered on Satan. Then Satan took God's position. How much
agony must God have felt! How many years and what a long, long time God
must have endured suffering, agony and pain. God has always been
working behind history watching the same mistakes being repeated over
and over. Fallen mankind doesn't know the truth about history. Once you
truly understand this concept, you can understand God's deepest heart,
God's position and the true position of humanity. How can you go over,
how can you solve this after reaching that kind of deepest place? This
is humankind's ultimate purpose. Do you understand? No matter how hard
you may try to deny that, go to the spirit world and you will see
clearly how true it is. This is not just a concept. Do you understand?
No matter how much power someone may have on this earth, no matter
how famous he may be, it will have no value in spirit world. How can
you love humankind, like God? Couples must embrace the world with a
True Love concept like Mother and Father embracing the universe. You
need a universal concept. You are universal True Love partners. You
are in the position of Blessed couple-parents'. Look at your children,
that is like God's position. You have the same feeling God has looking
at you, embracing them and nursing them. You are God's True Love
partner in that relationship. That is your role as Blessed couples. You
have to follow the way of True Parents. The children will grow up in
that way. That will bring completion to everything. Otherwise you
cannot be free.
When you American people hear this concept, you say, "How
wonderful that kind of family would be." All the people of the
world would agree, no matter where they come from. Everyone wants to
bring this kind of family to their own country. Do you think America
would continue to decline, if that kind of attitude becomes common?
No. America will go up. Isn't that true?
All you leaders who are here from overseas, you missionaries, you
have to know that the mission of the Blessed couples has those two
parts. Do you understand? Just as the topic of Father's sermon is True
Parents and Blessed Couples, we must become both. We need to accomplish
the four levels of heart foundation and the three kingships. You have
to leave the mainstream and, as an elder son, inherit kingship. Then
horizontally, you must gain opposite partnership. That is the royal
family system. When you pass away you will go to heaven, after
accomplishing that This is the original viewpoint and perspective.
Do you understand clearly? Even if Father disappears from here, will
you be able to achieve that kind of value in your life, that kind of
result? Yes or no? You understand this clearly, so there is no
problem, right? So you can make it happen, no problem. This is your
blueprint. Anybody who knows about technology can understand that once
you have a plan, a blueprint, you can just follow it and it will come
about. You have to have a blueprint, in order to build a machine. You
have the blueprint for your own completion and the blueprint for the
completion of your family. That is all you need. Do you understand
Today is the 34th Parents' Day. That means we have completed
thirty-three years of Parents' Days, which was the age of Jesus when he
died. At that time, he should have been making the family system. He
could not make that position but instead had to die on the cross. Then
he could reappear and create the spiritual Christian world. But the
Christian world has no base in the physical world, no country base.
They are like the clouds in the sky. The east wind blows and they go
toward the west. They have no country. Israel at that time had the
country foundation. But, because of the rejection of Jesus, he had no
country foundation. The Christian world had to endure almost four
hundred years of persecution at the hands of the Roman world. They had
no country. Everywhere they were accused, in every country.
Now God's side has no country! America is not God's country; Korea
is not God's country. We may have to build that country and our true
family system, from now. First we have the family, then tribe, next
nation and world. That is the way. You have to build up to the nation
and world. Father has made the highway for you. Many obstacles have
been cleared to build that highway. You have to get your own car to
travel in. You have to learn to drive that car. You have to supply the
gasoline. Then you can travel along that highway. Otherwise, there is
no way. This is your mission; it has the same meaning as the five
percent responsibility from Divine Principle viewpoint. No matter how
great may be the highway out there waiting for you, if you don't have
any automobile, you do not have any use for that highway. Likewise, you
have to digest this making it your own. Father's house is like a car.
You control that. You are the driver, you have ownership, and you have
to earn the money to buy your gas and food. Don't get into debt.
Debt is the shameful way in spirit world. How can we go the opposite
way? Otherwise, you cannot go to the royal family place. The most
organized, scientific place is heaven.
By restoring elder son ship, parenthood, and kingship, the family
should resemble this. We should have a grandfather and grandmother, we
should have a father and mother, and we should have children. Those are
Blessed couples. What if you don't have your grandparents living with
you in your home? Maybe you should invite some from the senior citizen
home, invite some to live with you. You white couples, bring the black
grandfather or grandmother to live with you from the senior citizen
home, and serve them like God. Would that family perish or prosper?
They would prosper. What about the country filled with families like
that? Would other people praise them or accuse them? You will be
universally praised and admired for doing such a thing.
America already has plenty of blessings. What we must do is maintain
them, don't let those blessings go. The only way America can keep her
blessings of today is by living in such a way. We can keep the blessing
forever and ever. How can one person from the Orient come here and
speak to 200 million proud Westerners, saying whatever he wishes, and
nobody utters a word? Why? Because everybody realizes, "He's
right. He's telling the truth from the historical viewpoint."
Otherwise, someone would come and confront me and challenge what I am
saying. Nobody can do that because they know it is truthful.
You members of the congregation have been sitting here for one, two,
three, four, even five hours so far today. Other people may think,
"What could possibly be so great?" But still you all sit here
and want to continue listening. Why is that? What if Father never
taught all these things to you and I was killed in an accident
tomorrow? How could I go to spirit world with a peaceful mind if I
didn't teach everything I could to you while I was on the earth? Think
about it from that perspective. Father must teach you what I must. We
cannot be limited by time. You understand that, don't you? Father's
position is that serious.
Are you hungry? (No!) Even though you have been sitting here for
almost six hours, your hips ache and you have been yelled at and
chastised by Father, but still you feel nourished, still you want
Father to continue. That is our great mystery. But Father has often
spent even seventeen hours kneeling in prayer, praying for all of you,
praying for mankind. I was shedding tears, sweat, and feeling the
miserable situation of the world, during ten years. Compared with that,
sitting here and listening for seven hours is an easy thing. No
problem. Do you understand? You can think about my situation. I have to
teach everyone and help them understand these contents. How can I pass
on these things to them, how can they inherit them? God wants True
Parents to pass on everything. Father cannot sleep, cannot eat. He has
forgotten sleeping, playing, and eating. He is thinking only, "How
can I teach and help them experience this truth?" And that is
every day, day in and day out, year after year. Father's whole life has
been absorbed by his mission. Just like that. If you want to follow
Father, you have to do the same things as Father, the same activities,
in the same way.
(Father speaks in Korean to regional leaders.) So this part of the
sermon is over now, and Father is addressing the regional directors
briefly. Father has done all he has to do here in America during the
past twenty-one years. Now there is one area to which Father hasn't
yet attended. There are sections of the world where 20 million people
are starving to death today, at this moment. Approximately 60,000
people die of malnutrition and starvation, on any given day. Who is
going to take responsibility for them? Will America? They say no. What
about other advanced nations? The most basic concept is that we should
all treat our fellow man as our brothers and sisters. That is what God
expects of us. The name of True Parents is fearful because Father has
to extend his hand to the starving people, and that is why Father is
involved in the fishing industry. It is not to make any money. The
immense fields and flatlands of Texas are important. There are no
owners of those lands, either. People come and work the lands, but they
get tired and they pack up and go away from that country. Nobody is the
master there. They want to strike oil, strike it rich and become
millionaires. Then they plan to leave. Father thought, "I will
become the master here and all the Unification Church members will pay
attention." All we need is land and water, and then we can produce
food. No problem. Also we can farm fish.
The European people never taught the Africans how to farm; they just
sold them farm products. We have to indemnify that, too. Do we welcome
that or not? Let's say that we will just eat two meals, instead of
eating three meals a day and still accomplish our work. Would you
welcome that, or not?
Father is speaking very strongly in Korean now. Do you understand
what I was saying? One side is hearing that and so serious, the other
side just imagining what I said. You have to understand clearly and
digest everything. Do you understand? Father's language is only one,
not two. Absolutely one. Two is the enemy. This is not Reverend Moon's
concept, it is the truth of Divine Principle, of the original world
which God created. Isn't that true? So you have to learn the language
of True Parents in order to understand. Otherwise, you will have to
face your ancestors when you get to the spirit world and they will say,
"You met the True Parents on the earth, right?" You will
answer, "Yes." They will say, "You were taught the
secrets of heaven by Father himself, right?" You will say,
"Yes." But when they ask you, "Did you learn Father's
language, the mother tongue of Korean, so you could understand Father
deeply?" What shall you answer then, yes or no? Tell me, yes or
no? You will have to say no if you don't understand Korean. You need to
be able to talk personally to True Parents, frankly in conversation.
Think about how proud your ancestors would be to look down upon you to
see that. So your ancestors will also be angry and hit you if you don't
learn Korean; they will criticize you! How can you escape that kind of
situation in the spirit world? Do you understand?
When you pass away, you will encounter your ancestors in spirit
world. They will ask, "Did you learn Korean?" If you have to
tell them no, you will have to hang your head. It is bad. True Parents'
words are more valuable than the Constitution of America. There are
only one True Parents, only one forever. There will be only one True
Parents, in the past, present, and future. They will never appear
again, because they live only once. True Parents exist in the flesh
only one time on this earth, and this is that one time. True Parents
are teaching you the secrets of heaven, feeding truth to you. Father
could never teach those concepts until I fulfilled them. I never taught
you something unless I had not already fulfilled it. Therefore, Satan
could never complain against me. You should go and pray hard for forty
days, if you don't believe the things I am teaching. Even do a fast,
and then you ask God if what I am teaching is correct. You will hear,
"Yes, Father's teaching is correct. You have to follow him
forever." This is the main judgment.
You Blessed couples have to teach Father's concept.
The central gathering place for the heavenly system is the true
family system, connecting heaven and connecting the physical world and
connecting the future world. That is kingship. Our base is our family.
Grandpa is the one you have to treat like God. He is the heavenly
king. The grandpa has the absolute power, in the family. Your parents
are in Adam and Eve position. The higher position is that of the king
of the family.
All you Blessed couples, is this very clear? While you are here on
earth you must gain the completion of the philosophical world, the
religious world purpose completion, the individual purpose completion,
and the completion of history. You need to accomplish the completion of
everything, every terminal point. True Parents are the prototype of the
formula family. You have to follow Father's family. You have to
complete this concept. This is the mission of the Blessed couples. Do
you understand? (Yes.) What about the second generation? How can you do
this? No matter how difficult our way is, we have to go over this
original textbook teaching. Now you clearly understand this.
Five Hundred people from each country, from 160 different countries,
equals a total of about 80 to 100 thousand people. How to educate them
quickly is our question now. Father is planning to become
self-sufficient in providing food in those areas while training these
people by growing potatoes and other vegetables, in Texas. I tried to
eat a large potato for lunch and couldn't finish it. Also, there are
cornfields, as well as wheat. So growing staple foods is no problem.
Vegetables are also possible. You can grow them on the side. Building
a house from prefabricated parts is no problem. You can build any
number of houses. We will extend to the Texas/Mexican borders and
continuing this effort beyond those borders, maybe all the way down to
We will buy perhaps 1,000 acres from each state in the fifty states.
It doesn't have to be all in one place. Of course, we cannot disclose
where we are going to buy since that would drive the land prices up. We
could even bring Mississippi River water to that area, if water is
needed. We could use seven hundred bulldozers. Each bulldozer could
dig a one mile canal and therefore we could dig a 700 mile canal. We
could produce those bulldozers with our own hands through the heavy
machinery factory in Korea. That is no problem, right? If 700
bulldozers all go to work at the same time, big things could be
Calculate everything according to the formula way. Are you going to
be a part of that or not? Are you going to participate? How about
this: each Blessed couple can come to Texas for forty days for three
years, bringing their own food and supplies to work for this project.
Can you do that? We have to work in such a way in order to save the
millions of people who are starving in the world. How can you save
them, if you can't work that hard? The mathematics of the problem are
like this: if every 200 people in the world took care of one starving
person, that would eliminate all starvation in the world. What is
America doing? What about Japan and Germany, which are likewise so
blessed with material? What are they going to use it for? If they don't
do this work, should the Unification Church members do it? If we do, we
might suffer so much that we might be pushed to the edge of existence.
We can't die because then all would be lost, but we just barely
survive. Are we going to work so hard that we get to that point? Are
you going to do that?
(I cannot believe in America.) Can you American people do that too?
(Yes.) I don't believe that. How many times have you said, "Oh, we
will do it! We pledge to God we will do it! Absolutely we will do
it!" Already you have forgotten, as soon as you get outside of the
gates of East Garden. That kind of people live in America. Those of you
who are gathering here, you are not average Americans, right? You are
different, aren't you? You are colored Americans, you are Moony-colored
Americans, isn't that true? America is proud to be a melting pot, full
of people of different colors and cultures, but Moonies do not melt in
the American pot becoming colored like America. Instead, after twenty
years, the American people start to become the color of Moonies.
America has come the opposite way. Many times I have heard
"Reverend Moon, go back home," which is like "Yankee, go
home." Is Father's teaching a good concept or a bad one? How good
is it? Absolutely good. Just as in the Bible, it says, "Truly,
truly I say to you, believe in what I say, believe in Christ." I
am telling you the same thing now.
Those who support my idea, and say "I want to be a part of
it," raise your hands. How much money are you going to raise for
this purpose? How much will each family donate to support this? Will
you donate $100 a year, $500 a year, $1000, or $10,000 or more? You
will decide. There is no limit. A hundred million dollars is okay! We
This is a serious time; this is a serious project. The world is in a
desperate position. Who can solve the problems? No one in the world
except Reverend Moon knows what to do or how to do it. Reverend Moon is
now making that kind of atmosphere in this world. We are subject, plus,
and the world is minus. We are liberating the world. It is the same
formula; isn't that true?
We have the individual level formula and know how to make the
vertical relationship so we can grow and grow to completion. We must
feed all the starving people. No problem. We will go up, up, up. Have
you made a decision in your mind, at this time? Which one, $1000 or
$10,000? American people don't like small things, right? You like
bigger things, right? More, more. That is the way God's true children
are, growing closer and closer to God.
Can we all pledge, "Yes, Father, I will be willing to serve
forty days a year for the cause"? We are much indebted to our
Parents. This is a way for you to begin to repay that enormous debt.
Father guarantees that wherever there is good soil and plenty of water
nobody will have to go hungry or starve. Father's plan for the fishing
industry was based on a twenty-year plan. This is the twentieth year.
We have very much expanded our fishing industry, centering on Kodiak.
Even though we experienced a lot of economic hardship in the meantime,
and there were lots of rumors flying around, Father still held on, and
Father went over the hill. Now we are making it a success.
People thought I was bragging when I said, "I will make it so
that the Mercedes-Benz automobiles will be dependent upon a certain
part which we manufacture in our factories. Also the BMW." Those
are the most high-tech cars made in Germany. They will not be able to
make that kind of perfect car, without Reverend Moon's factory-made
part. Only one factory has produced it during the past forty years.
Father can make anything. We have that kind of high-technology
capability. The German engineering world combined against me for ten
years and hit, hit, hit. They said, "You are like the worst Mafia
guy. We don't need you in our German factory world. Go back
home." How strongly they came against me! At that time, West
Germany connected with the Soviets for the future. They wanted to move
that kind of factory into the Soviet Union. Business spies were
connecting with Germany. The underworld was fighting against Reverend
Moon's members and their activities. You didn't know about that. Why? I
have to save the underdeveloped countries. European people think,
"Reverend Moon is our enemy. He is giving technology and resources
to the African world so they can develop and connect into one."
They are worried that then Africa will not give resources to Europe,
and in that case, Europe will have difficulty. America has been taking
resources from South America and using them to take power. They are not
helping South America, but trying to control them forever. God doesn't
The resources of the world belong to all the people of the world,
not just Germans, Japanese, or Americans. Every country is equal. Look
at nuclear power for example. Americans think nobody else should have
that kind of power. They think, "Only we have the authority to use
nuclear power. North Korea shouldn't have that kind of power."
Who should decide? Father says, "No, Nuclear energy should be
controlled by a representative committee from the world community. They
should have the power to control it, not American people alone."
Father will lead that kind of committee from now on.
America should look at the Asian area. Red China has nuclear power.
Japan has no problem to make that kind of power. The Soviets have it.
North Korea has that power. The Asian area has this kind of power.
America, on the other side of the Pacific, says that these countries
shouldn't have it. I understand that problem clearly. If North Korea
took that position, immediately all the other Asian nations will
combine into one against America. What shall you do? I will control
and make it an equal way. Do you understand? Reverend Moon can advise
the world community how to employ nuclear power. I made a
recommendation to the Bush Administration. I told them, "You have
to do this," but they didn't follow me. Bush lost the election,
now he has a big problem.
There would be no hope for America, if The Washington Times was not
there. This country is in a miserable situation. How can we protect
it? Only Reverend Moon thinks about that. The Washington Times takes
up the sword to fight against mistakes being made by government
leaders. Reverend Moon was speaking out against his mistakes, in the
time of Carter. Now we have the second-generation Carter people. They
support homosexuals and free-sex and abortion. Imagine the army taking
in openly homosexual people.
Father speaks straight, since he is a man of religion. That is the
law here. We can say anything from the pulpit. That is our religious
right. So the U.C. members have to be brave and audacious, bold and
strong in proclaiming their faith. When Father is ready to recruit you
and say, "Let's go out and save the 20 million starving
people," are you going to go forward or not? (Yes.)
There will be a time in history when those mobile homes Father
bought for you ten years ago will have a price tag of $100,000 or
more. Nobody will be able to buy them. Father bought 200 trucks. He
will continue that project, as long as Father is here. We should never
let them get rusty or unused. We should be using them, working them.
We really support and go along with that, don't we? If so, raise
your hands. We must understand that for more than ten years, until
Father reached thirty years of age, there was not a day in his life
when he didn't feel hungry. You cannot lead a religious life, if your
stomach is full. One of the most unbearable pains is hunger. We must
challenge ourselves to say, "I will love God so much that it will
give me the strength to tolerate hunger and lack of sleep and thinking
about sex. All these are the physical challenges, the three greatest
enemies to an individual. Those are the three main parts of Satan's
That is why Father always took only two meals when he was training
himself during his school days. That is a holy undertaking. All the
members of the Unification Church could do that to save the 20 million
starving people. Father does not use any towel bigger than the size
you use to wash your face. He uses a small towel, not a big huge towel
like a blanket, for a bath. Resources can be saved, in ways such as
that, for the sake of the starving. Father always bickers with Mother.
She wants me to send my underwear to the laundry every day, but I tell
her, "No, I'm going to use it one more day before I send it to the
laundry." Did you know that Father will not flush the toilet until
he has used it three times? What change we would see, if everybody in
the Unification Church did that and dedicated the money saved to feed
the hungry. Such an effort will not succeed in just a few days. It will
take many years. I have gone to McDonald's in a Lincoln limousine, as
you know. I am the McDonald's champion. Did you know that whenever my
limousine pulls into the McDonald's parking lot, the people are
speculating, "They think that must be some high level government
person," and they look and look to see the dignitary expecting
some white person. When they see that the passenger in the sedan is
Reverend Moon they really register their surprise. They are surprised
to see an Oriental person coming to McDonald's in such a car. They may
think he is showing off and they think, "He is actually a poor
person who cannot afford to eat anything better than McDonald's. He
spent all his money on that car."
Father doesn't feel comfortable riding in fancy, expensive cars.
Whenever I ride in a car, any car, I think about the 20 million
starving people of the world. My thinking always goes there first. Do
you follow? Even if we fast and donate the money we save that way, we
must still raise our own money for this project. Father is not
begging. But Father does not mind begging in order to help these
people. We moved out of the old house at East Garden, because it became
too small to accommodate the family as we grew. A lot of people gave us
presents, unbeknownst to me. I was surprised to see it when we moved in
to the new house. I didn't use much of that. In fact, I gave most of
it away to other people. That is how a religious person should be.
My conscience does not bother me over money matters. God knows that
and supports Father. Father can relate with millionaires and feel
natural around them. I do not feel out of place. I am undaunted. When I
see penniless people, I can also relate well with them, and I don't
feel any guilt toward them. Now in Washington some strange phenomena
have occurred. When Father announced a certain project everybody got
inspired about it and a lot of rich companies wanted to become
involved. They have said they want to be partners. But I don't go along
with them easily. I don't want to play the rich people's game. I tell
them, "Most of all, you have to respect Reverend Moon and his
ideas about business and the purpose of business. You have to agree to
follow that kind of concept. If you do, then I will consider you as a
partner." They say, "We will do it!" I tell them,
"Yesterday you didn't want to have anything to do with me, but
today you are welcoming me? I don't go for that." Father is that
famous, do you understand?
What do you think? Father has ability in every area or not? Yes? How
can you understand me? Look at the results of Father's foundation in
this country and around the world. People will follow me, absolutely,
if they really look at it and experience it. People will support me
with that kind of attitude. Do you want to invest into this project to
save the Third World? Those who do may get their statues erected in the
villages which you help. Not a penny of your money will be spent in any
way which you would not want it to be spent. Those who really welcome
and will do that, with your mouth wide open in a very happy and excited
expression, saying, "That's a darn good idea, Father. I will do
it," raise your hands. (Applause.)
In one day you can raise $100, so a $100 donation for the year is
out of the question. How about $1,000, or would you prefer to donate
$10,000? Either one. If you give $1,000, that is the value you will
derive back. If you give $10,000, that will connect you to that much
more value. Which one do you choose, the first or the second one? I
can't hear you! Even if you had to borrow money and go into debt, still
we must do this. If we make a donation of $10,000 to this cause, we
will have the foundation to train our children and later they could go
to Africa and be respected as great leaders there, too. So $1,000 is
too small; at least we have to give $5,000 a year and go beyond to
$10,000 a year and more.
(Discussion with Regional Directors in Korean.) Father thinks about
you, from now. Fundraising team leader, stand up. What will you do?
Will you follow me? (Sure.) Sure? Really? Yes? Absolutely? Father is so
Those present here today, plan on raising $5,000 a year for this
project to save the Third World. Maybe $10,000 is too much, but $5,000
should be possible for you. This is a holy undertaking, and if we do
it, God will return to us ten and even a hundred times the value of
what we donate. Those who are the regional leaders of foreign
missionaries, please stand up. There are 160 mission nations. We will
buy at least 500 acres per country. If the cost is $400 per acre,
multiplied by 500, how much would that be? $200,000 per country,
correct? We have three years' time. (Talks to Japanese leaders in
Also, we must send enough people to serve for forty days each year.
Father already made enough foundation to save five billion people.
Therefore, to save 20 million from starvation will only be
We should be so ashamed, if all the children of True Parents get
together and are not able to provide for 20 million starving people. We
will fulfill this goal.
We can build an enormous deer ranch. Elk and red deer usually live
only in the cold climates of Canada and the Arctic regions, but in this
particular part of Texas we see those kind of deer. Father feels
inspired that God provided this land for us. It has a unique
geography. The Rocky Mountains are just to the west of this area, so
the cold air from north is pushed all the way down to this area. It
cannot go over the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevada. So this area
in Texas is very hot in the daytime but it becomes very cool at night.
That is why the big red deer dwell there. Not only that, but we also
can buy 5,000 more head of deer at less than $100 a head if we want to.
Also there are fox and partridge. We let go about 400 partridge and
they scattered all around. Maybe we will let out another 4,000
This land is incredibly fertile and rich. Any sort of game animal
can prosper there. You can grow just about any crop and it will become
jumbo size. My direction to all you men in the Unification Church is
that you must go down to Texas three times a year, bringing your own
food, raising your own funds to get there. Go there and serve. Father
will teach you how to hunt, shoot, fish, and grow crops. I will make
all of you very versatile people. Do you understand? You will be able
to go and talk with anybody including the governor of your state and
explain how to develop land. You will say, "Now, I want you to
help me in this development project for the sake of the Third World.
You will receive greater prosperity if you help. Will you do it?"
And they will say, "Yes, yes. Please come to my state."
Our location in Texas is very nice. The residence is like a palace,
very big. It is more beautiful than the Louvre palace in France. People
look at it and are just amazed. It is just waiting for all the U.C.
members to come and visit. Do you want to visit that beautiful place?
Raise your hand, please, if you do. But when you visit that place, you
have to bring a lot of money to spend! (Laughter.) You have to take
your own money. "Money" means "much, much" in
Korean. You say "Mani, mani", to say very enjoyable. So bring
mani money. Do you understand?
The horizon is so big, in Texas. The light takes a long time to
spread in the morning. The sunsets are long, too. It is a beautiful
sight to behold. Every day the sunsets are different, it is so
beautiful. When you see it, you will think, "This place is
amazing. I didn't know such a beautiful place existed. I am so fond of
it, I don't want to go back home!" You will want to stay for a
long, long time. It is a good place.
So it is decided, right? (Applause) Ah, we are feeling so good!
(Laughter) That's true! How enjoyable! Father wants all of you to fill
up, swell up with the great dream of working hard to chase out all the
poverty and starvation from this world. When we are full of hope for
the ideal and we are working very hard for that, then God's blessing
will eternally be upon us. The Unification Church Blessed couples will
prosper and prosper forever.
There are a lot of rattlesnakes down there in Texas so you have to
wear long boots to protect yourself. Also, there are big poison spiders
and scorpions that are very dangerous. Once you are bitten, you have to
get the antidote right away or you will fade away. You children have
decided to take over some of the burdens which Parents have been
bearing single-handedly for the last thirty years and more, on this
memorable 34th Parents' Day, the 33rd anniversary day of Parents' Day.
When you now decide to do that, in Father's place, then the Unification
Church will have lots of hope in the future. Lots of blessing will come
from God to the Unification Church. What Father is literally saying
is, Father has been doing that much and now we are about to do that
much of Father's work. If we say, "Well Father, it's going to be
difficult," you may as well die. What use will you have if we
can't do at least that much? Thank you, Father. Let us pray.