We see Moon as the “Lord of the Universe”
"We see him as the Lord of the Universe, the first person coming as God’s representative. …
It is an awesome feeling when you are near him. You feel in the presence of an enormous power.
Well his power is greater than Jesus’ because Jesus is working with him, so two is better than one. And many people have seen this spiritually, when Rev Moon is speaking they have seen Jesus next to him.
Jesus is working with Rev Moon in America. In the Islam, it is Mohammed. In Asia it is Buddha.
He receives the treatment of a messiah, and therefore we have the rituals of the court. And in this court it is as pompous, it is as beautiful as being in the presence of an earthly king, or queen, for example the Queen Elizabeth. It is not Hollywood. It is real. That is the court of the messiah, but after this is finished, he becomes a very, very ordinary man. He goes and digs his hands in the dirt. He examines pebbles. He goes into the mud. He goes and eats in MacDonalds.”
Antonio Betancourt speaking in 2000