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Sun Myung Moon's Unification Church

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Sun Myung Moon is the owner of the Washington Times newspaper and the UPI wire service.

Sun Myung Moon openly states that "(John 8:58) does not signify that Jesus was God himself. Jesus, on earth was a man no different from us except for the fact that he was without original sin." With this statement we immediately need to call to mind that this is the spirit of the Antichrist (like Islam) which we were warned about. This eliminates Moon's church from ever being considered Christian. It gets worse for the Moonies. Unification theology denies the Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ. Moonie church spokesman, Dr. Kim wrote, "If Joseph was not the Father, who was?...." Matthew 1:18-25 and Luke 1:26-2:20 give such detail of the virgin conception and the birth of Jesus that no serious Bible student could miss it. Reminiscent of Jehovah Witnesses - who wrote their own Bible, Moon wrote a book filled with such wacky theology as that above, and more. It is called "Divine Principle". The Divine Principle is authoritative scripture in the Unification Church, and is considered by Moonies to be superior to the Bible. A self-appointed Reverend, there is no history of Moon's ordination by any bona fide denomination in Korea or America.  See more references in Scripture showing Jesus as God also: here

Shortly before the Second World War, Moon drifted from one "Pentecostal" group to another. It is no hidden fact that these groups blended séances, spritism, ancestral spirit guidance, and a host of occult practices with their "Pentecostal Christian" faith. What one ends up with is spiritism practiced in the name of Christianity, something exercised by many cults and abhorred by all genuine Christians.

It was through these spiritistic endeavors that Moon claimed to discover the nine levels of the spirit world, each of which he subjugated by questioning the spirits he faced. His supposed proof of authenticity is that Jesus, Confucius, Mohammed, and Buddha all appeared and agreed with his conclusions.

There are two features that distinguish the Moonies from all other cults: their fund-raising tactics and their mass weddings. Much has been written in magazines and newspapers about the deceptive tactics used in fund-raising, called "heavenly deception." This is the practice of justified lying, which is permissible because it is for good. During one of Moon's training sessions, a student asked "What about white lies?" "Rev." Moon answered, "If you tell a lie to make a person better, then that is not a sin." He further added, "Even God tells lies very often; you can se this throughout history."

But wait. Scripture tells us God cannot lie Mr. Moon. Could you hold a meeting with Muhammad of Islam again, and tell him this? He certainly has God frequently changing his mind and lying about Jesus and biblical historical facts in his Qur'an... See here:

In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began; Titus 1:2

Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name" - Psalm 86:11

Moonies have been found raising funds from wheelchairs while in perfectly good health. They have even been spotted carrying the wheelchair back to their automobile!

Highly recommended reading:
Reference for above: The Kingdom of the Cults by Dr Walter Martin and Ravi Zacharius

Moon declared himself the Messiah:
posted April 2007

Sun Myung Moon
Moon's Coronation. Declared himself the Messiah.

On 23 March 2004, more than a dozen lawmakers attended a congressional reception honoring the Rev. Sun Myung Moon in which Moon declared himself the Messiah.  Afterward, Moon told his bipartisan audience of Washington power players he would save everyone on Earth as he had saved the souls of Hitler and Stalin -- the murderous dictators had been born again through him, he said. In a vision, Moon said the reformed Hitler and Stalin vouched for him, calling him "none other than humanity's Savior, Messiah, Returning Lord and True Parent."

During the ceremony in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-Ill.) wore white gloves and carried a pillow holding an ornate crown that was placed on Moon's head. The Korean-born businessman and religious leader then delivered a long speech saying he was "sent to Earth . . . to save the world's six billion people. . . . Emperors, kings and presidents . . . have declared to all Heaven and Earth that Reverend Sun Myung Moon is none other than humanity's Savior, Messiah, Returning Lord and True Parent."

To many observers, this bizarre scene would have looked like the apocalypse as depicted in "Left Behind" novels. Moon, now 87, the benefactor of conservative foundations like the American Family Coalition -- who served time in the 1980s for tax fraud and conspiracy to obstruct justice -- has views somewhere to the right of the Taliban's Mullah Omar. Moon preaches that gays are "dung-eating dogs," Jews brought on the Holocaust by betraying Jesus, and the U.S. Constitution should be scrapped in favor of a system he calls "Godism" -- with him in charge. The man crowned "King of Peace" by congressmen once said, according to sermons reprinted in his church's Unification News: "Suppose I were to hit you with the baseball bat to stop you, bloodying your ear and breaking a bone or two, yet still you insisted on doing more work for Father."

What, exactly, drew at least a dozen members of Congress to Moon's coronation? (By the Unification Church's estimate, 81 congressmen attended, although that number is probably high.) The event was the grand finale of Moon's coast-to-coast "tear down the cross" Moonification tour, intended to remove Christian crosses from almost 300 churches in poor neighborhoods -- the idea being that the cross was an obstacle to uniting religions under Moon.

Reference:  Washington Post

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The Kingdom of the Cults
by Dr Walter Martin, Ravi Zacharias (Editor) hardcover, 704 pages

The authoritative reference work on major cult systems for nearly forty years. Working closely together, Ravi Zacharias and Managing Editors Jill and Kevin Rische (daughter of Dr. Martin) have updated and augmented the work with new material. This book will continue as a crucial tool in countercult ministry and in evangelism for years to come. Among cults and religions included are: Jehovah’s Witnesses, Christian Science, Mormonism, New Age Cults, the Unification Church, Baha’i Faith, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, New Age, Spiritism, to Seventh-day Adventism, Unitarianism, and much more.

Martin provides a meaty analysis of all the major groups. He also outlines primary lines of thought within Protestant perspectives, and Roman Catholicism.

Beyond specific groups, there is plenty of coverage of the general critical analysis on topics like mind control, apocalyptic cults, the impact of cults on the mission field, Eastern religions, and language and psychological issues.

See at, here

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One Must be a Christian to be Saved!

References for this is found in John 14:6; Acts 4:12, and 26:28; 1 Peter 4:16. One cannot be a Christian without verbally confessing the deity of Jesus the Christ. One cannot even pray to God, let alone have sins remitted by Him, without approaching Him through Jesus (John 14:6 and 13, 15:16; 16:23-24; Romans 5:2, and Ephesians 2:18).

I know Muslims and Mormons, Christian Scientists, Jehovah Witnesses, Unitarians, Scientologists, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus, Seventh Day Adventists -and many others - will not want to hear this, but the Bible declares that Jesus was the FINAL revelation of God to man (Hebrews 1:1-3). There have been no others.


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