My New Self and the Heaven Where My New Self Can Dwell

John 3:1-15

Sermons of the Reverend Sun Myung Moon, Volume 6

June 14, 1959, Former Church Headquarters

Prayer

As we persevere on the difficult path of life, we know well that we are immersed in a sorrowful situation. We know that many painful circumstances lie ahead of us. We know that we have not the heart which can sing in sheer happiness when we face Heavenly Father, this land, and humanity. Father! Please have mercy on us. We have been worn out by sorrow and hardships. We have struggled without even knowing in what direction to go. Please hold onto those of us who have wandered, not knowing on whom to lean. Father, we feel how wonderful and great is Your amazing grace, yet we are unable to return glory to You. Please forgive us.

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Longing for Eden

Genesis 2:1-25

Sermons of the Reverend Sun Myung Moon, Volume 6

May 24, 1959, Former Church Headquarters

Prayer

Father, please allow us to feel how You lamented over not having had even one original person who could see the original world. Father, please permit us to think about Your sorrow over not having had one day in which You could rejoice with humanity, even though we have inherited Your original nature. Please grant that we may experience Your sorrow directly and personally in this hour. We ask this sincerely.

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The Person Who Will Serve the Grieving Father

Matthew 23:1-39

Sermons of the Reverend Sun Myung Moon, Volume 6

May 24, 1959, Former Church Headquarters

Prayer

We know that Heavenly Father resides in a world of infinite patience and endeavor. We know the heart and will of the Father. You have dealt with all human sin since the first ancestors. We cannot help bowing our heads in shame before You. You have walked a path of great effort and perseverance to uncover beings of the original creation.

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Longing for Eden

Sermons of the Reverend Sun Myung Moon, Volume 6

Genesis 2:1-25

May 24, 1959, Former Church Headquarters

Prayer

Father, please allow us to feel how You lamented over not having had even one original person who could see the original world. Father, please permit us to think about Your sorrow over not having had one day in which You could rejoice with humanity, even though we have inherited Your original nature. Please grant that we may experience Your sorrow directly and personally in this hour. We ask this sincerely.

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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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