The Grieving Father, Son and Daughter as They Try to Establish the Kingdom of Heaven

John 14:1-24

Sermons of the Reverend Sun Myung Moon, Volume 6

May 17, 1959, Former Church Headquarters

Prayer

Distressed in the stormy sea of death, we human beings are sinners who cannot be trusted. We realize that we cannot raise our heads in front of Heavenly Father, who has striven, been wronged, and fought on throughout the providence for countless years to bring about the day of glory. Please liberate the six thousand years of history, a period like that of Israel’s slavery and suffering in Egypt.

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Let Us Be Persons of Forbearance

Sermons of the Reverend Sun Myung Moon, Volume 4

Matthew 24:1-14
Former Headquarters Church
Seoul, Korea
May 11, 1958

Prayer

The time now is similar to when the Israelites were in confusion 2,000 years ago. It is the time when the Messiah must come. We know that in such a time as this it is difficult to distinguish between the true and the false. There have been many teachers who toiled in the course of history in the past. Men have attended many leaders. However, today we are losing the center of mind which we can rely on.

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At a Field Service

Sermons of the Reverend Sun Myung Moon, Volume 4

Matthew 17:1-18
Former Headquarters Church
Seoul, Korea
May 11, 1958

Once he came to this earth, Jesus was pierced with anxiety on behalf of the chosen people and the spiritual beings of the spirit world. He embraced the heart of Heaven, which others could not know. Although there were many people at that time who had made preparations to receive the Messiah, there was no one who welcomed the Messiah who came.

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The World of Ideology Which We Seek

Sermons of the Reverend Sun Myung Moon, Volume 4

Peter 1:18-25
Former Church Headquarters
Seoul, Korea
May 4, 1958 Prayer

Father, since we have life, please allow the motivating force of that life not to be limited to ourselves alone. Since we have the power of the word, please allow that word not to come to a standstill on the individual level in us. Furthermore, Father, I pray from the bottom of my heart that You allow us to make that word and that power of life into an influence that can move Heaven and earth, going over the nation and sweeping over the world. Although we have tried to receive Jesus from a position of ease and have sought Jesus in peace, we know that we cannot help seeing Jesus appear as a figure covered in blood.

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Who Will Eliminate the Debt of 6,000 Years?

Sermons of the Reverend Sun Myung Moon, Volume 4

Matthew 18:15-35
Former Church Headquarters
Seoul, Korea
April 28, 1958

There should come a time when you feel you are carrying a historical debt within yourselves. When we are born on earth, we first receive the blood and flesh of our parents. After that, our lives are benefited by the earth. Going further than that, in our minds, we begin to realize that eternal Heaven has formed a connection with us and has protected our lives thus far.

Although people of all sorts and conditions appear outwardly to be in a happy position, why are they unable to feel happiness in reality? The cause resides not in those people themselves. It is because they have a reciprocal relationship with something, yet are not able to comprehend it.

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