Skip to comments.HOLY OBAMA: 'WE CAN CREATE KINGDOM ON EARTH'
Posted on 10/07/2007 7:59:39 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
GREENVILLE, South Carolina (CNN) After speaking to an evangelical church on Sunday in this traditionally conservative South Carolina city, Sen. Barack Obama said that Republicans no longer have a firm grip on religion in political discourse.
"I think its important particularly for those of us in the Democratic Party to not cede values and faith to any one party," Obama told reporters outside the Redemption World Outreach Center where he attended services.
"I think that what you're seeing is a breaking down of the sharp divisions that existed maybe during the nineties, when at least in politics the perception was that the Democrats were fearful of talking about faith, and on the other hand you had the Republicans who had a particular brand of faith that often times seemed intolerant or pushed people away," he said.
During the nearly two hour service that featured a rock band and hip-hop dancers, Obama shared the floor with the church's pastor, Ron Carpenter. The senator from Illinois asked the multiracial crowd of nearly 4,000 people to keep him and his family in their prayers, and said he hoped to be "an instrument of God."
"Sometimes this is a difficult road being in politics," Obama said. "Sometimes you can become fearful, sometimes you can become vain, sometimes you can seek power just for power's sake instead of because you want to do service to God. I just want all of you to pray that I can be an instrument of God in the same way that Pastor Ron and all of you are instruments of God."
He finished his brief remarks by saying, "We're going to keep on praising together. I am confident that we can create a Kingdom right here on Earth."
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Sounds to me like a takeoff of basic "Dominionism" theory to me.
For reference, the video on this page at CNN is Obama’s entire presentation to the church in NC. The “Kingdom” quote comes at the very end...
Obama - Faith Plays Every Role - Speech at the NC Church 10/2007 - CNN
Don’t you consider that a tad bit racist??? There is no reason to stoop to this level.
“We’re going to keep on praising together. I am confident that we can create a Kingdom right here on Earth.”
Obama has merely succeeded in converting Christian thought into Marxist currency.
The only Kingdom on Earth he has in mind is a fidelista version.
The more I hear from this guy the more annoyed I get.
LOL, the best reply! :-)
Seriously, I would say he is the antichrist but he isn’t smart enough to be the antichrist.
Obama triumphed over the beast, the enemy of all men.
Obama’s flock has millions of sheep.
You must have no other candidates before Obama.
Obama will raise voters from the dead.
Thought I'd share it with this thread!
See pic on #32 I stole on FB today, y’all.
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