42nd anniversary of CARP
Sun Myung Moon
January 10, 2008
Hoon Dok Hae
Today was the 42nd anniversary of the establishment of CARP. Dr. Sun Jo Hwang presented flowers to True Parents to congratulate them on the anniversary. Dr. Chung Hwan Kwak reads the preface and chapter fifteen from the Pyeonghwa Hoongyeong.
Summary of True Father’s words:
This morning I finished reading chapters one, two and three before coming here today. These three chapters summarize the entire book. Today is the 42nd anniversary of the establishment of CARP. Now we are going beyond to 43. Four plus three is seven. We are at a turning point where all the historical things of the past can become as one. CARP is now 43 years old. During the next five year when CARP turns 48 it should create a global organization and take the lead in bringing liberation to the fatherland on behalf of the nation and world which are modeled after the Cain-type world. God’s ideal world was lost due to the Fall.
At this time, CARP should work together with the True Parents.
I am leaving today in order to assign the youths who are 48 years and younger as the mainstay agents of each nation centering on the foundation of victory over the internal and external satanic world based on the Cain UN. The True Parents have brought about liberation based on that realm of liberation in heaven and on earth. They have established the sovereignty of the Abel nation in the heavenly world. This should be brought to that original position that should have been before the fall, comparable to the one we see in the Cain-type world today. If you who are between 43 and 48 go forth based on this united realm, nobody would be able to stand in your way as you go to obtain victory throughout the entire world.
The time has come now for God, the Father, to stand in the front line. The time has come now to commemorate the liberation of CARP, representing the age of the youth as the flag bearer of God’s omnipotent, all-encompassing and full authority.
Providence does not unfold by chance. It should be perfected according to a plan based on a united realm scientific in nature. We are at a time of bringing it to fruition. As I leave for Hawaii today, this path will open the way towards a new world.
True Father folded a corner of a page in the Hoon Dok book and wrote these words: “Morning, January 10, 2008. The day to commemorate True Parents’ departure to Hawaii.” True Father emphasized the significance of this day and asked the participants to take on the heavenly tradition even after True Father is gone. He then gave instructions for the speech he gave at the inauguration of CARP to be read.
Dr. Kwak read the declaration statement that Father wrote for the 1st World College Students Assembly in October 1983 while he was in Danbury.
Mr. Bong Tae Kim, president of Sun Moon University, gave a testimony about the 1st Assembly. He talks about how right after enrolling to college in 1965 he was told that there was going to be an event that was going to ‘revive Korea.’ The speaker at that time was the late Mr. In Soo Han. Mr. Kim joined CARP after being inspired by Mr. Han’s words that Korea would become the center of the world. At that time he did not know that CARP was affiliated with the Unification Church. CARP in Mr. Kim’s school, however, was disbanded due to the opposition of certain professors. Later Mr. Kim built the first CARP center and CARP has existed since 1965. The head of CARP at that time was called ‘advisor.’ The first advisor was the late Rev. Hwan Chae Hwang. Next was Mr. Hyun Soo Hwang and the third advisor was Dr. Chung Hwan Kwak. Later Mr. Kim became the fourth advisor in 1975.
The 1st World College Students Assembly was held at Dankook University. There Hyo-jin nim was recommended to be the international president of World CARP. What Dr. Kwak read this morning was the message True Father had sent to the assembly at that time.
Following Mr. Bong Tae Kim’s testimony, Rev. Peter Kim also gave a testimony about CARP. Rev. Peter Kim never had a chance to take part in CARP activities. After graduating from college in America he took part in a workshop and immediately was involved in church activities. Rev. Peter Kim confessed that he was not qualified to talk about CARP as he was never directly involved in CARP activities. However, he did talk about his experiences. He talked about how he was deeply moved when Hyo-jin nim went to the Berlin Wall. This was before the reunification of Germany. Despite the dangers, Hyo-jin nim went to the wall, gave a tearful prayer to heaven. Rev. Kim remarked how that spirit Hyo-jin nim displayed encapsulated the spirit of CARP. In others words to be able to go forward without fear in a life-or-death situation. People understood that was the spirit they needed in order to bring world communism to defeat.
Rev. Peter Kim then talked about his personal experiences when True Parents went to Moscow and how True Father already had in mind the Hoon Dok tradition. He recollected how in the Guest House in Moscow Father made him read his speech out loud for three full hours. The KGB were recording and translating everything going on in that room. Father already knew about this and thus had made Rev. Peter Kim read it aloud so that they could educate the KGB.
After his testimony Rev. Peter Kim offered a prayer.
After the prayer Father remarked how it was serious times when he had written that message for CARP. He explained that CARP was the one that cleared the way and that is why it was important for everyone to commit themselves in their work with a spirit greater than the CARP spirit. He compared CARP to a carp saying that this fish multiplies in any water no matter how dirty it is. True Father asked everybody to become like a carp in this way.
Hoon Dok Hae concludes at around 7:00 a.m. A little while later, members gather in front of the building to see True Parents off. True Parents depart for Hawaii.