Friday, December 15, 2017

THE TRUE PARENTS WAY LIBRARY OF ARTICLES

TRUE PARENTS' HISTORY AND MINISTRY

Rev. and Mrs. Sun Myung Moon (Hak Ja Han Moon) were called by Jesus and led by the Holy Spirit to stand as the True Parents of all humankind. True Parents Way shares about their historical path, teachings and ministry. Essential content for generations to come.

ARTICLES SORTED BY SERIES

THE PATH TO FOUNDATION DAY

In publications surrounding the 2017 Foundation Day, Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon, our True Mother, gave a powerful written testimony to God’s providence through True Parents. This six article series outlines her theological and historical testimony, with the last three focusing on her husband’s final twelve-year course.

The Path to Foundation Day

Our Salvation as True Parents’ Children

I was blessed to attend this year’s International Leaders Assembly and fourth anniversary of Foundation Day at HJ Cheonwon. The Organizing Committee provided us...

How Love Trumps Politics

This Foundation Day, True Mother educated us through the Leaders Assembly materials. I’m highlighting some key points. Moreover, as society became smitten with ideologies...

The Spirit Tells the Story

True Father once said that we are “the sons and daughters of True Mother, the woman who represents the world. Mother is the Holy...

The Dominion of Love

This Foundation Day, True Mother outlined the 2001-2012 providence to build the heavenly nation through three 4-year courses. "Representatives of the world, centering on...

The Passion of the True Father

In the completion stage of the course to establish Cheon Il Guk, we lived through the passion of True Father. " True Father lived...

The Power of Innocence

The life of Christ, beginning to end, defies description. One truth overlays another; the mind cannot grasp the whole. To penetrate it requires an...

THE WAY TO BLESSING

How did Rev. and Mrs. Moon, our True Parents, establish the authority to liberate the world from sin through blessed marriage? Did they just dream up the idea? No. It came from the heart of God. This series of twenty-nine articles outlines their path to bring God’s heart into our lives, and explains the meaning of the five steps to receive the Holy Marriage Blessing.

The Way To the Blessing

Connecting The Dots To True Parents

In True Family Values we explained God’s ideal of marriage and family. We explored the Fall and the need for true parental love. Then...

Between Be Fruitful and Multiply Comes Marriage

This blog series explains from the Bible why the True Parents’ marriage Blessing is the only way to achieve God’s ideal of marriage and...

The Three Essential Responsibilities

Adam and Eve, and their family, had three essential responsibilities. These three responsibilities define the ideal of creation, the providence for God to send...

Why True Mother is Only Begotten

I have introduced the first family’s three original responsibilities that, due to the Fall, became the three indemnity conditions that weave through history and...

Predestination of the Only Begotten Daughter

I have introduced the three essential responsibilities that, due to the Fall, became three indemnity conditions. We will see how these weave through history...

The Path of the Only Begotten

Legends, parables, and the Messiah’s history reveal the path of the only begotten daughter. In the Arthurian legend of the sword in the stone, only...

The End Is Known from the Beginning

 The prophet Isaiah spoke, “I make known the end from the beginning, from ancient times, what is still to come. I say, ‘My purpose will stand,...

The Advent of the Holy Spirit

I concluded my last post with “Jesus’ lineage illuminates God’s three-conditions plan to save humankind.” Let’s pick up from there. The first condition, that...

God’s Purpose for Jesus’ Marriage

By understanding Jesus and the Holy Spirit, we can comprehend the Second Advent. The Holy Spirit is the Bride of Christ, free of Satan’s...

Sorry, No Marriage in the Resurrection

Jesus tried to teach about man woman love, but when his listeners didn’t get it, he spiritualized the message. Because of Nicodemus’s concept about...

The Scandal of a Christ Who Looks Normal

The first question raised by the proclamation that Rev. and Mrs. Moon’s marriage was the prophesied Wedding of the Lamb is: where’s the Holy...

The Consummation of Human History

God’s actions are neither arbitrary nor random. He will claim what human beings indemnify. Satan will not surrender otherwise. Obedient to the Principle, God...

Mother and Son in Pyeongyang

Jesus called Sun Myung Moon, the fruit of Christianity, qualified by nation, lineage, training and character, who appeared in the right place and time....

The Bride Comes Down From Heaven

  Jesus said that the Son of Man comes down from Heaven. The Book of Revelation says that the Bride comes down from Heaven.  "The Holy...

The Return of the Bride

True Father explained the Bride’s responsibility: “When Jesus returns to the earth in the flesh, the woman whom he takes as the Bride must...

TRUE PARENTS' GRACE

How do True Parents grant us freedom from sin through marriage? Through their oneness in marriage with God and each other, we receive their liberation and complete release from sin. On our part, we need to practice the same faith and the same love. This series of eight articles pays particular attention to the preparation of the bride, Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon.

True Parents' Grace

A Global Awakening

Divine Principle teaches that religion is at the center of culture, because it provides its moral and ethical values. At the center of the...

The Authority of Marriage

In Matthew 21, the chief priests and elders asked Jesus, “By what authority are you doing these things?…And who gave you this authority?” Jesus answered that...

The Preparation of the Bride

Father taught that the Messiah’s bride is born from a prepared lineage in the satanic world. Eve was taken by the satanic world: “Adam …made...

A Bride Without Sin

Father told us that his bride is sinless, which means Satan cannot accuse her. She is, as Paul wrote of her, “without stain or wrinkle...

You Have To Believe

Divine Principle depicts a cosmic dance partnering God and us, God’s Will and our will, God’s responsibility and our responsibility. Our partner, God, is demanding...

The Grace of Forgiveness

Religion is about making up when you, or someone close to you, were bad to someone. We call this “indemnity.” The Divine Principle outlines three...

The Job Moment

Satan accused God and Job, and justified himself: “Job loves You because you have blessed him. You are just buying people’s love! Remove those...

Breaking The Curse

In the aftermath of the Fall, God cursed Satan, Eve and Adam. In so doing, God decreed that Eve, not Adam, would hold enmity...

Be Here With Me

Many people accepted True Parents and then left them. Within a day of my joining, I opened the door of the center to a...

HYO JEONG AND CHEONGPYEONG

Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon, our True Mother, guides Unification activities from “HJ (Hyo Jeong) Cheonwon,” a sprawling campus in Cheongpyeong, South Korea, that includes schools, training centers, a prayer hall, a hospital, spa, museum, apartment buildings and senior center, shops and restaurants and, above it all, a Palace. Where did this come from? And, most importantly, what is the meaning of Hyo Jeong, the principle behind it all? This series of twelve articles explains.

Hyo Jeong and Cheongpyeong

Hyo Jeong: The Filial Heart Design

On the foundation of Father Moon’s teachings, Mother Moon has innovated the term “filial heart,” in Korean, “Hyo Jeong,” to mean the practice of filial...

Hyo Jeong: You Are Part of My Body

Mother Moon recently announced, “Hyo Jeong (filial heart) is the essence of VISION 2020 and the cornerstone of the firm establishment of Cheon Il...

Hyo Jeong: The Linkage of Lineage

The Blessing ceremony is a mystical marriage. God is in that blessed marriage as an eternal presence that transcends time and space. At the...

Satan Calls God’s Vision a Fantasy

God’s blessing of Adam and Eve cast a powerful vision. Be fruitful—engrave the Word in your heart. Multiply—have the comfort of a loving spouse,...

The Fruit of Sincere Devotion

In the summer of 2014, as I sat on the steps below the prayer hall, gazing at the training center, the spa, the path...

The Axis of the Universe Is the Best Business Practice

After a two-hour drive, I had to walk across rice paddies to get to the Cheongpyeong site. It consisted of a building, a dock,...

Why Filial Heart Will Save the World

Here’s why honoring one’s parents will save the world Let’s go back to the start. Adam and Eve honoring their Parent was the one condition...

The Trapeze Leap to True Parents

My last blog was about the universal tradition of filial heart, honoring parents. This is the eternal vertical center of God’s ideal, the Hyo...

Filial Heart Leaps, Loves, and Never Lets Go

When St. Augustine intoned to God, “Our hearts are restless until they can find rest in you,” he expressed filial heart, the universal longing...

The Passion for Parents

The French fashion designer Christian Dior once said, “Deep in every heart slumbers a dream, and the couturier knows it: every woman is a...

Where a Nation Can Be Born

Father Moon said that in spirit world, we breathe the air of love. His filial love for Heavenly Parent was air. Its oxygen exploded...

THE EIGHT TEXTBOOKS

In his final years, Father Moon said that his teachings are his legacy, and he would point to what he called “eight great textbooks and teaching materials.” In his words: “I am leaving behind eight textbooks and teaching materials for humankind to use for all eternity. These are published in almost a thousand volumes.” True Parents Way introduces the eight textbooks in this series of three articles.

The Eight Textbooks

Father’s Freedom

In his final years, Father Moon said that his teachings are his legacy, and he would point to what he called “eight great textbooks and...

No Problem, If We Love Each Other

The list of textbooks wasn’t the only time Father did seemingly contradictory, or inconsistent, or unexpected, unreasonable or illogical things. I think he did...

You Can Talk Forever

Once a UTS professor, a fundamentalist Baptist, asked True Father what is the Holy Spirit. True Father’s answer was, “a feminine green mist.” The professor...