“Early Easter morning, after I had spent the entire night in prayer, Jesus appeared before me.”

As we approach Easter, we are reminded of the time Jesus appeared to True Father on Easter Morning back in 1935. The fateful encounter led Rev. Sun Myung Moon on the path towards Heaven’s Will. Also print out the Crown Of Glory poem for your Easter cards! 

The following in an extract from “As A Peace-Loving Global Citizen”:

“It was the night before Easter in the year I turned sixteen. I was on Mount Myodu praying all night and begging God in tears for answers. Why had He created a world so filled with sorrow and despair? Why was the all-knowing and all-powerful God leave the world in such pain? What should I do for my tragic homeland? I wept in tears as I asked these questions repeatedly.

Early Easter morning, after I had spent the entire night in prayer, Jesus appeared before me. He appeared in an instant, like a gust of wind, and said to me, “God is in great sorrow because of the pain of humankind. You must take on a special mission on earth having to do with Heaven’s work.”

That day, I saw clearly the sorrowful face of Jesus. I heard his voice clearly. The experience of witnessing the manifestation of Jesus caused my body to shake violently, like a quaking aspen’s leaves trembling in a strong breeze. I was simultaneously overcome with fear so great I felt I might die and gratitude so profound I felt I might explode. Jesus spoke clearly about the word I would have to do. His words were extraordinary, having to do with saving humanity from its suffering and bringing joy to God.

My initial response was, “I can’t do this. How can I do this? Why would you even give me a mission of such paramount importance?” I was truly afraid. I wanted somehow to avoid this mission, and I clung to the hem of his clothing and wept inconsolably.” [Rev. Sun Myung Moon]

We have included a PDF document of the Crown Of Glory poem which can be included in your Easter cards! Download the PDF below:

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