Instructions from the 17th Foundation Day for the Nation of the Unified World
Sun Myung Moon
October 1, 2004
Notes by Sun Jo Hwang
Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International
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No.: FFWPUI 2004-30
To: Continental Directors, Regional Leaders, National Messiahs, and National Leaders
From: FFWPU International Headquarters
Date: October 14, 2004
Re: Instructions from the 17th Foundation Day for the Nation of the Unified World
May the love and blessings of the Cosmic Parent, Parents of Heaven and Earth, and the Parents of Heaven, Earth and Humankind be with all continental directors and mission nations as we usher in a revolution of true heart and the era of true liberation and complete freedom.
The following are the instructions and announcements given on the occasion of the 17th Foundation Day for the Nation of the Unified World Celebration. Leaders of each nation are asked to convey these instructions to their members.
1. Outline of True Father’s Speech given during the Celebration of the 17th Foundation Day for the Nation of the Unified World
On the occasion of the celebration of the 17th Foundation Day for the Nation of the Unified World, True Father explained the providential significance of the king of peace coronation ceremonies and declared the era of the Foundation Day for the Nation of Cosmic Unity. Father brought an end to the age of restoration and declared the age of “Restoration of Rights” (bok kwon). Father directly officiated a special holy wine ceremony for the representative couples from 12 tribes—who were selected as the representatives from among the 286 family names (of Korea)—and allowed them to become the citizens of the Foundation Day for the Nation of Cosmic Unity. On this occasion of the Foundation Day for the Nation of Cosmic Unity, Rev. Yoo Jeong-ok, Rev. Hwang Sun-jo, Rev. Yang Chang-shik representing respectively the mother nation of Japan, the father nation of Korea and the elder son nation of America, declared their resolution as the children attending the true king. Then, bringing heaven and earth together, Father had World-CARP vice president Kwak Jin-man make a resolution on behalf of Rev. Kwak Chung-hwan who represents the Cain-type nations based on the ideal of unity between the parents and Cain and Abel.
The following is one core message from True Father’s speech given on this day:
“All the people of Korea, the tribal, racial and national messiahs, must become one lineage. The crowning ceremonies are for the purpose of making one lineage and restoring the standard of kingship that was destroyed. All families of the Unification Church must hold these crowning ceremonies, and as one nation that goes beyond the interreligious and international era, they stand in the position of being blessed by the Cosmic Parent, the Parents of Heaven and Earth, and the Parents of Heaven, Earth and Humankind (Cheon-ju, Cheon-ji, Cheo-ji-in Pu Mo) centering on the new king. In this way the entire world moves into a new heaven and new earth. Therefore you must understand how important it is to hold the kingship coronation ceremony in each nation. The traditional structure of heaven will be formed based on whether you received God ’s lineage on the standard of the tribe and people and representing the whole. ”
2. Father’s Instructions
1) Beginning of the Foundation Day for the Nation of Cosmic Unity
True Father changed the name of this day from the “Foundation Day for the Nation of the Unified World” to the “Foundation Day for the Nation of Cosmic Unity” and declared the advent of the Nation of Cosmic Unity. The following is True Father’s explanation. “From today on this day is the ‘Foundation Day for the Nation of Cosmic Unity.’ Since we have gone beyond the era of the individual, family, nation and cosmos, the ideal of creation for the Cosmic Parent, Parents of Heaven and Earth, and the Parents of Heaven, Earth and Humankind is not realized through the invisible God but rather manifests through His substantial realm. In order for God to expand His lineage through His sons and daughters, the invisible God stands as the Cosmic Parent, and the substantial God stands in the position of the Parents of Heaven and Earth, and the Parents of Heaven, Earth and Humankind represents the spirit world and substantial world centering on the substantial family on earth where spirit world and the physical earth are one. We can become the citizens of heaven and enter heaven based on the standard of the substantial parent that goes beyond these three stages. Since we have gone beyond the era of the nation, do not fear the tribes and nations. Go forth placing your life on the line with absolute faith, absolute love, and absolute obedience. Now will come the trial by the heavenly citizens. The coronation ceremony is that important.”
2) Beginning of the Age of Restoration of Rights
The era of complete freedom and the reign of peace and prosperity will begin where we observe the laws of the nations of the world in God’s stead, act in His authority and go forth without any opposition. Since there is none that will obstruct the authority of the sons and daughters who stand in the position of the owner before creation and as God’s representative, this age is no longer the age of restoration but the age of “restoration of rights.” Complete restoration brings about the time of restoration of rights. The king stands as the parent of all parents, the teacher of all teachers, and the owner of all owners and all existing things in the world of heaven will welcome this.
3) Your House Must Become a Holy Ground
A holy ground must become your home. The heavenly palace will be transferred [into your home]. The external holy ground becomes the internal home. Thus, [your home] must become the original homeland and mainland to which the sages in the spirit world can come down any time to live.
4) Putting Up True Parents’ Picture and the Flag
As the representatives of the kingship of the heavenly nation, each household should put up the flag, greet each other and help each other. Make preparations to welcome the guests who come to your home. They can look at the flag, representing the attendance of Parents. Have them serve that household like a younger brother who visits his elder brother’s home. Those who participated in the kingship coronation ceremony should put up the flag and attend True Parents’ picture.
5) Send Your Children to Sun Moon University and UTS
All blessed families must send their sons and daughters to Sun Moon University. Have them go to UTS at the end. If they do not, they cannot take care of their descendants.
Sun Jo Hwang