Acknowledgement of Church Leader
“Why didn’t you, the Reverend, deliver Bibles in Korea?”
The question was put by a reporter to the Reverend Billy Graham, American church leader who was called the boss of conservatives of the world religious circles after the latter visited
Billy Graham answered:
“I feel no necessity to preach in
. Books of
Bible are all containing the will of God to love human beings. But human love
is a national policy in that country. Believing in the people as in Heaven,
President Kim Il Sung practices state polices such as free education,
free medical care, and responsibility for food, clothing and housing. The
Korean people support him as Heaven. Who needs a book of Bible in such a
The reply was not accidental for a pastor who preaches religious doctrine as his mission.
The DPRK, as he saw, was a world of people which embodies the Juche Idea that puts forward as the motive force of history and heavenly beings the people who had been only the object of exploitation and oppression.
This country is called the People’s Republic, its power the people’s power and its army the People’s Army.
Monumental edifices such as Grand People’s Study House, People’s
Theatre, People’s Hospital and the most honorable titles such as People’s
Teacher and People’s Artist are all named after people. Palace
“The people are my God” or believing in people as in Heaven is a favorite theory and motto of President Kim Il Sung. It is also a basic ideal of the Party and state building in the DPRK.
Kim Il Sung in his lifetime said if he had any hobby, it was going among the people and listening to them, and the people are the most admirable teachers.
With this point of view Kim Il Sung in an advanced age of 80 toured factories and rural villages without let-up, devoting his all for the welfare of people.
From the days of building a new
liberation till the last period of his life he toured as long as over 578
000km, equal to 14.5 rounds of the earth. Korea
The period includes Sundays, holidays and his birthdays, over 2 530 days in all.
The figures tell of the life of the President who dedicated all his painstaking efforts for the people with the conception of “The people are my God” as his lifelong motto and became the father of a large family of the nation.
The Korean people reverentially called him “father leader” rather than the President.
It was an irrepressible eruption of their hearty feelings.
They believed in President Kim Il Sung as in Heaven and spoke highly of him as human sun amid the admiration of the world people.
President Kim Il Sung who devoted his whole life for the welfare of the Korean people will be alive in their hearts as their eternal leader.
President Kim Il Sung founded the DPRK on September 9, Juche 37(1948).
Since then the Korean people have been freely participating in all fields of state administration and the exercise of sovereignty with a pride of being citizens of the Republic.
Kim Il Sung who bestowed the genuine honor of citizen of the Republic on the Korean people had a higher degree of consciousness of citizenship than anybody else.
The following happened on the morning of the day of elections of deputies to the 3rd Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK.
Leaving home to go to a polling station, Kim Il Sung suddenly stopped to ascertain whether he was carrying his citizenship card with him.
The official accompanying him said it would not matter if he did not carry his citizenship card with him.
He had thought that there would be no problem even if the President did not carry his citizenship card with him because he was the head of state held in high esteem by all people of the country.
Reading his mind, Kim Il Sung said;
“Citizenship card is a voucher of citizen of the Republic. So everybody should carry his citizenship card with him when going to a polling station to elect deputies. I am also a citizen of the Republic as all of you are.”
At this official could not repress excitement.
He found the noble traits of the President who was regarding not only pride, but duties and self-consciousness as the mission of citizen.
President Kim Il Sung was indeed a great citizen who kept the title of citizen of the Republic in his heart.
Marshal, Kim Jong Un, First Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea stressed the need to thoroughly embody the serviceableness-first, the aesthetics-first and the posterity-first outlook in architecture.
Posterity-first outlook is a synonym for love of the WPK for posterity and a new expression of the times representing the fighting objective and ideal of the DPRK advancing towards socialist civilization.
Recently built structures in the DPRK reflect the love for the future of the nation.
The Okryu Children’s Hospital is reminiscent of a fairy tale’s world rather than hospital.
is provided with a swimming pool for children and children’s parks are all installed
with swings for toddlers. Munsu
Amusement apparatuses for children can be found in the indoor relaxation ground of
apartments that are sky scraping. Kim
Children foster their courage on pony’s back in the indoor riding-drill ground of the Mirim Riding Club and in the Masikryong Ski Resort campers glide along the elementary and intermediate tracks.
Every structure should reflect the dream and ideal of the younger generation, the future of the nation.
Every inside decoration should help children grow the fervent feelings of love for the country in their minds and harbor an ambition to lead the world.
Those are the standard of creation of Marshal Kim Jong Un who ushers in a new heyday of architecture with a noble outlook on posterity and his new world of aesthetics.
Under his leadership the DPRK will great a brighter and rosier future.