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Doorway Anointed With Oil For Obama
EuroWeb ^ | 12 Jan 2009 | EuroWeb

Posted on 01/15/2009 3:37:28 PM PST by BGHater

A first time gesture for a presidential inauguration continues to set Obama's election apart.

*In a first for presidential inaugurations, Congressman Paul Broun of Georgia joined Reverend Rob Schenck of Faith and Action and others.

Mahoney of the Christian Defense Coalition, both based in Washington, DC, in a prayer service inside the US Capitol that included anointing the doorway President-Elect Barack Obama will pass through on his way to the platform to be sworn in as the 44th president of the United States on January 20.

"Anointing with oil is a rich tradition both in the Bible and in the history of the US Capitol," said Rev. Schenck. "Oil symbolizes consecration, or setting something apart for God's use.

George Washington used oil during the dedication of the US Capitol. We used oil today to set apart the walkway and doors that will be the literal rite of passage for Barack Obama as he ascends to the highest office in our land."

Rep. Broun spoke during the 10-minute prayer service, delivering a short sermon-like talk on the need to obey God and His will, and for the future president to do what is right. Rev. Schenck read Bible passages and applied sacred oil to the doorposts of the arched doorway leading out of the Capitol and onto the inaugural stage, immediately in front of the riser where Obama will stand with Chief Justice John Roberts who will administer the Oath of Office. Rev. Mahoney, who is undertaking a 21-day fast and daily prayer schedule for Mr. Obama across the street from the White House, read an inaugural prayer by Dr. Billy Graham delivered 40 years ago.

Congressman Broun referred to the location of the prayer service as "the doorway that (President-Elect Obama) will enter through to the start of his presidency."

A video of the entire prayer service and more information is available at www.faithandaction.org.


TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: 111th; anointed; bhoinauguration; broun; inauguration; mahoney; obama; oil; schenck; uscapitol

1 posted on 01/15/2009 3:37:29 PM PST by BGHater
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To: BGHater

Does anybody know where I can get some lamb’s blood?


2 posted on 01/15/2009 3:40:10 PM PST by screaminsunshine (.)
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To: BGHater

I think I’m going to throw up...


3 posted on 01/15/2009 3:40:40 PM PST by ReeseBN38416
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To: BGHater

Just when I think it can’t get any creepier...


4 posted on 01/15/2009 3:42:00 PM PST by livius
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To: Bender2

Better they sprinkle holy water on nObama to see if he squeals.


5 posted on 01/15/2009 3:42:00 PM PST by big'ol_freeper (Sexual Chocolate Almond Chip with extra Hot Fudge)
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To: BGHater

Everyone should pray for the president. At this point, it will take a miracle to stop him from destroying the free world.


6 posted on 01/15/2009 3:43:08 PM PST by Soothesayer (The United States of America Rest in Peace November 4 2008)
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To: BGHater

Doesn’t the anointing of the doorways with oil prevent the passage through of demons?


7 posted on 01/15/2009 3:43:54 PM PST by Syncro (Ti Ming)
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To: BGHater
It's official. Obambi is now perceived as the Messiah. Are you Bible scholars out there taking note?
8 posted on 01/15/2009 3:45:35 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: BGHater

I am a Charismatic Christian and I believe in anointing things with oil (it is biblical), but I would NEVER anoint something for Obama!

These people just don’t get it! I don’t see how anyone could look at Obama’s positions on the issues and even attempt to line them up with the Bible. They just don’t match.


9 posted on 01/15/2009 3:50:10 PM PST by wk4bush2004 (SARAH PALIN, 2012!!!!!!!)
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To: Huskrrrr

I’ve checked out their website. They are not Obama worshippers and they hold conservative values. Let’s not overreact.


10 posted on 01/15/2009 3:51:05 PM PST by Soothesayer (The United States of America Rest in Peace November 4 2008)
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To: BGHater; Beckwith; LucyT; SatinDoll; george76; F15Eagle; forkinsocket
Annointing the door with Oil?

I had to look to see if this was scappleface!

This is a sign of fascism, government by emotion, an election campaign that never stops,Obama uber alles!

Next thing you know they will have Obama clothed in White Robes with a laser generated halo.

These people are indeed sick!

Annointing the door with oil? Is it from Saudi or is it good old made in America oil?

Anyone got a match?

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11 posted on 01/15/2009 3:53:35 PM PST by Candor7 (Fascism? All it takes is for good men to say nothing, ( member NRA)
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To: Huskrrrr

I am and when he calls for the ashes of a red heifer we’ll know the moment is upon us.


12 posted on 01/15/2009 3:56:39 PM PST by festus (Politics makes for strange bedfellows)
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To: Candor7

13 posted on 01/15/2009 3:58:08 PM PST by BGHater (Tyranny is always better organised than freedom)
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To: screaminsunshine

Usually its found in little lambs - check with Mary ... ;-)


14 posted on 01/15/2009 4:00:58 PM PST by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here. ;-)
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To: BGHater

Gag, gag, puke! It’s getting deep, gotta haul out the hip waders.

Why’s he trying so hard to prove how Christian he is? Might he have something to hide?


15 posted on 01/15/2009 4:02:17 PM PST by whatshotandwhatsnot
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To: BGHater

This is out of control.


16 posted on 01/15/2009 4:07:58 PM PST by CaptRon (Perdicaris alive or Raisuli dead)
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To: wk4bush2004

To people with no faith he is their religion. Sad but true. It must be terrible to have to believe in something like that. I really feel sorry for em.


17 posted on 01/15/2009 4:26:00 PM PST by screaminsunshine (.)
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To: BGHater

Maybe it’s not too late for me to get the palm frond concession to sell to the inauguration crowds.


18 posted on 01/15/2009 4:26:25 PM PST by I-ambush
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To: BGHater

I can only imagine the howls of rage from the ACLU, People for the American way, Michael Nedow, and the rest of the assorted anti religion leftists, and how quickly they would file a lawsuit over this had this been done in 2000 or 2004.


19 posted on 01/15/2009 4:27:44 PM PST by Phantom Lord (Fall on to your knees for the Phantom Lord)
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To: BGHater

Will grease work?

20 posted on 01/15/2009 4:31:13 PM PST by Libloather (January is Liberal, Leftist, Marxist Awareness Month.)
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To: ReeseBN38416
I think I’m going to throw up...

Ya, that about sums it up for me too.

21 posted on 01/15/2009 4:43:52 PM PST by NurdlyPeon (Sarah Palin: Americas last, best hope for survival.)
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To: BGHater
Mahoney of the Christian Defense Coalition, both based in Washington, DC, in a prayer service inside the US Capitol that included anointing the doorway President-Elect Barack Obama will pass through . . .

Who's got the ju-ju doll?

22 posted on 01/15/2009 4:44:40 PM PST by Oatka ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." –Bertrand de Jouvenel)
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To: BGHater
I'm sure the platform for the inauguration is being built facing Mecca.
23 posted on 01/15/2009 5:05:30 PM PST by The Great RJ ("Mir we bleiwen wat mir sin" or "We want to remain what we are." ..Luxembourg motto)
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To: BGHater

Yesterday’s story was some “church” was going to peal the bells for The One, now we’ve got some Zero Worshippers putting oil on a doorway for him? SICK SICK SICK.

Half our country, the ones who elected this poser...are absolute LOONS.

Today I blacked out Jan.20th on my wall calendar. I will mark that day in my memory, as the worst day for my country since Sept.11, 2001. MOURN, our country is lost. We are the few Americans left, the rest are just useful idiots.


24 posted on 01/15/2009 5:22:16 PM PST by TheConservativeParty ("A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not why the ship was built." by The First Gal of AK)
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To: BGHater

Gee, anytime George Bush even hinted at prayer or the existence of God the libs went whacko. I guess it’s different if you are the Messiah.


25 posted on 01/15/2009 5:25:52 PM PST by McLynnan
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To: livius; 444Flyer; Esther Ruth

This country, or about half of it, has gone insane


26 posted on 01/15/2009 5:34:14 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: G8 Diplomat

It just keeps getting stranger ....


27 posted on 01/15/2009 5:49:34 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: NYer; narses; Quix; wagglebee; Mad Dawg; AliVeritas

hØsanna in the highest (/sarc) ping...

28 posted on 01/15/2009 5:55:10 PM PST by markomalley (Extra ecclesiam nulla salus)
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To: markomalley

I’m shocked that Rob Schenck is involved with this, he and his brother Paul have been been totally committed to pro-life work for years.


29 posted on 01/15/2009 6:00:02 PM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: F15Eagle

(Un)holy crap! so to speak...

I thought this was satire when I saw the title. Why don’t they anoint the door with ethanol or something, since he’s against drilling for oil...or even better, with bacon grease ;)


30 posted on 01/15/2009 6:04:05 PM PST by G8 Diplomat (The Middle East: We put the OIL in TURMOIL!)
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To: F15Eagle

I’ve been saying for months now forget the economy, forget pretty much everything else, but right now this country has a very PROFOUND and LETHAL mental health crisis on it’s hands!


31 posted on 01/15/2009 6:06:06 PM PST by tpanther (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing---Edmund Burke)
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To: BGHater
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32 posted on 01/15/2009 6:12:53 PM PST by mojitojoe (Not my president.)
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To: BGHater

I never understood the collective insanity in Germany when
‘the Fuhrer’ came to power...

... I’m beginning to now.

Half of the American people have lost their minds!

STE=Q


33 posted on 01/15/2009 6:27:23 PM PST by STE=Q ("These are the times that try men's souls." -- Thomas Paine)
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To: screaminsunshine
This is the same Georgia GOP Congresscritter who, barely two months ago, called the Mutt a Marxist, likened him to Hitler, and warned against a "domestic security force"???

Looks like the O-stapo's shifting out of idle.

34 posted on 01/15/2009 7:40:07 PM PST by Tenniel2 ("When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one" -- Edmund Burke)
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To: markomalley
Hosannah to the Son of, of, uh, well, never mind.....
35 posted on 01/15/2009 7:45:02 PM PST by Mad Dawg (Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee.)
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To: BGHater
This is the same Georgia GOP Congresscritter who, barely two months ago, called the Mutt a Marxist, likened him to Hitler, and warned against a "domestic security force"???

Looks like the O-stapo's shifting out of idle.

36 posted on 01/15/2009 7:46:41 PM PST by Tenniel2 ("When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one" -- Edmund Burke)
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To: BGHater

I seem to recall some Old Testament references whereby they would cast salt on doorways to keep Satan or evil spirits from entering. Anyone have the Scriptural references??


37 posted on 01/15/2009 7:51:43 PM PST by elpadre (nation)
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To: BGHater

Am I living in some sort of surreal bizarro world on some extra-dimensional universe somewhere, because it seems that after Zero won the election, the normal one simply winked out of existance.


38 posted on 01/15/2009 7:57:25 PM PST by reagan_fanatic ("You got that, camera guy?")
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To: F15Eagle
Full blown deceived.

Nowhere in scripture does the Lord tell us to anoint a wicked man's pathway and plans. If anything, these people should be calling Obama to repentance as John did Herod.

39 posted on 01/15/2009 7:59:18 PM PST by 444Flyer (Blame Hamas)
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To: BGHater

What? No annointing with lamb’s blood?


40 posted on 01/15/2009 8:58:28 PM PST by Polarik ("A forgery created to prove a claim repudiates that claim")
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