Benevolent Lord! Please listen to our pleas for the ending of violent strife. First of all, from the bottom of our hearts, we are thankful and grateful for your three gifts which belong inherently to all living things as their just rights, namely: The Universal Dignity of Life; The Harmony that Makes Existence Possible; and…

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“In summary, the affirmative spiritual content of Heavenly Amnesty Year is as follows: Peace and harmony; Looking within and making amends; Reconciliation and forgiveness; Compassion and giving; Undertaking responsibilities and making sacrifices. In the conclusion of my written plea for Heavenly amnesty, I wrote: “When our Church was revived in the human world, our honored…

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“In this Year of Heavenly Amnesty I also propose the scope and targets of amnesty as follows: All beings in the space on or around planet earth, whether sentient or non-sentient, physical or non-physical, of whatever religion, race, gender, or region, whether good or evil. The standard for pardoning self and others will be based…

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“Therefore, I believe the positive meaning of Heavenly amnesty to be as follows: 1) Heavenly amnesty is a new era of pacifism and humanitarianism that will put an end to violence. 2) Heavenly amnesty is a new liberation movement that will dispel collective karma through pardoning self, pardoning others, and looking within. 3) Heavenly amnesty…

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“I plead earnestly before God our Hierarch, because of the four circumstances above, beginning with the year 2000: 1) that every thousandth year be recognized as a Year of Heavenly Amnesty; 2) that every hundredth year be recognized as a Year of Pardon. At the same time I implore, during this first year of Heavenly…

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from the First Presiding Emissary: I have the following guidance to offer regarding the “Year of Heavenly Amnesty Initiative”: 1) All strivers in T’ienti Chiao should reflect on how the Year of Heavenly Amnesty came about. It is a fruit of anthro-celestial collaboration, for which all strivers in our Church toiled over the years, quietly…

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from The Imperial Agent and General Overseer, Who Is Clear Sweeping Ruler of Ten Directions: As we move into the year 2000, non-physical powers have taken steps to carry out the Golden Seat of Rule’s policy for protecting Taiwan. Because the election for tenth-term presidency of the Republic of China is drawing near in Taiwan,…

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from the First Presiding Emissary: Before Wu-Sheng Holy Mother’s birthday in the year 2000, Presiding Emissary Wei-sheng called strivers at Lei-li-a Retreat Center to a morning assembly, where he discussed the Year of Heavenly Amnesty. Up here in the non-physical realm, I took part from start to finish. Presiding Emissary Wei-sheng reviewed the background and…

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from Patriarch Ji of Nanping: God our Hierarch in his compassion has taken pity on Presiding Emissary Wei-sheng, because of his tireless work and his sense of duty toward the Lord’s teachings. The Lord has given approval to the “Year of Amnesty” and “Clearing Hell.” Let me say something about the vast scope of these…

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