For the thirty years of my religious life
For the thirty years of my religious life, I had always been convinced that I was saved. When I first heard about God the Mother, I said, “Where is God the Mother in the Bible? There is only one God, the Father.” Since I always carried the Bible with me and read it, I was confident that I knew the Bible better than anyone else.
A few days later, a woman living next door asked me if I knew about God the Mother. She looked good-hearted and gentle, and I wanted to lead her to my church. So, I invited her to my home. “I don’t believe anything except what is written in the Bible. If God the Mother really exists, please show me the evidence through the Bible.”
Then she immediately opened the Bible and began to carefully explain to me about God the Mother. I thought that I should not overlook this. After that, when I attended a gathering at my church, I talked about the Church of God. Then the people at the church spoke ill of the Church of God. I wanted to know which church was right through the Bible, so I studied the Bible with some people from the Church of God. Heavenly Jerusalem Mother, the Passover of the new covenant… Everything they said was right. Sadly enough, I had been having a superficial faith for thirty years, just holding the empty shell without the substance. I keeled down before the word of God and studied the truth every day. While doing so, I came to distinguish the truth from falsehood and had firm faith in the Father Ahnsahnghong and Heavenly Mother.
I was truly amazed and thankful that the God the Mother came to this earth for us, Her children. I wanted to see Mother in person, and on the Sabbath day I got up early in the morning to make myself ready and went in a hurry to the new Jerusalem temple, where Mother dwells. I felt comfortable there as if I was in my hometown. After seeing Heavenly Mother, I felt very anxious to preach this truth of life to my loving family who did not know it yet. Above anyone else, I was reminded of my loving family members. I pledged myself to lead my family into the ark of salvation by preaching the truth to them, just as Noah did. Then I gave my daughter a copy of the monthly magazine that featured our Church.
“I have studied the Bible for a month, and I couldn’t find anything wrong. Why don’t you go with me to the Church of God that believes in God the Mother? Let’s hurry and keep the Sabbath together.”
On the following Sabbath day, my daughter came to Zion and received the truth after studying the Bible. She kept every Sabbath and studied the words of God whenever she had time from work. One day, she said to me, “Actually I didn’t feel like going to the church which you used to attend before. I was forced to go there because of your nagging. But the Church of God is different. I want to go there as often as I can, and I believe everything the Church of God teaches. I think it’s mysterious in itself.”
Giving thanks to God, I delivered the Word to my son as well. He said that he had once heard about Heavenly Mother from one of his co-workers, and promised to come to the Church of God on his day off. I believe that God the Mother will lead all my family members to Zion one day.
I wasted half of my life worshiping God in vain through the teachings of men. I give eternal thanks and glory to God the Father Ahnsahnghong and God the Mother for taking pity on this foolish and ignorant child and leading me into Heavenly Mother’s arms even in my twilight years.