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Why Did President Obama Pray For Guidance From A Hand??
Transcript of President Obama's Oval Office Speech ^ | June 18, 2010 | AnnCee

Posted on 06/17/2010 2:04:42 PM PDT by AnnCee

Tonight, we pray for that courage. We pray for the people of the Gulf. And we pray that a hand may guide us through the storm towards a brighter day. Thank you, God bless you, and may God bless the United States of America.

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And we pray that A HAND may guide us through the storm towards a brighter day.

I have never heard a Christian prayer for guidance from a hand.

On the other hand, if you do an internet search of the words, hand and allah, you will see that the hand is very important in Islam.

The right hand is a reflection of Allah. Muslims find his name written in the shape of the right hand, in the lines on the palm, in the veins on the back of the hand. The symbol of the hand is revered. There is a star cluster that looks like a raised hand and many Muslims look at it as an indication of the return of the Mahdi. If you Google the words be sure to look at the images associated with those words.

1 posted on 06/17/2010 2:04:42 PM PDT by AnnCee
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To: AnnCee

Welcome to FR.


2 posted on 06/17/2010 2:06:06 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I am inyenzi on the Religion Forum)
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To: AnnCee

I think I’ll stick with Adam Smith’s “Invisible Hand”!


3 posted on 06/17/2010 2:06:46 PM PDT by Ozone34 ("There are only two philosophies: Thomism and bullshitism!" -Leon Bloy)
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To: AnnCee

He thinks the hand will point toward the right “a$$ to kick.”

Of course, that won’t stop the leak or clean up the mess, but he’ll find it emotionally gratifying, and self-esteem building.


4 posted on 06/17/2010 2:10:02 PM PDT by married21
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To: AnnCee

5 posted on 06/17/2010 2:10:07 PM PDT by Plutarch
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To: AnnCee
Help us Helping Hand!

6 posted on 06/17/2010 2:11:29 PM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: AnnCee

he probably means Thing T. Thing, from the Addams Family.


7 posted on 06/17/2010 2:11:33 PM PDT by Hexenhammer (sic semper tyrannis)
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To: AnnCee

Barkin’ up the wrong tree. The “Hand of Fatima” is a symbol of religious tolerance by the few Muslims who wish peaceful coexistance with Jews. It’s not like he showed the soles of his shoes in public.


8 posted on 06/17/2010 2:11:46 PM PDT by HospiceNurse
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To: evets

lol, awesome


9 posted on 06/17/2010 2:11:54 PM PDT by Hexenhammer (sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Ozone34

Or Mr. Hand?

10 posted on 06/17/2010 2:13:18 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: AnnCee

That’s just dumb. You know what he meant.


11 posted on 06/17/2010 2:15:38 PM PDT by stuartcr (Everything happens as God wants it to...otherwise, things would be different)
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12 posted on 06/17/2010 2:17:33 PM PDT by libertarian27 (Ingsoc: Department of Life, Department of Liberty, Department of Happiness)
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To: AnnCee

Um...perhaps he was referring to the hand of God? Just a thought.


13 posted on 06/17/2010 2:18:14 PM PDT by Julia H. (Freedom of speech and freedom from criticism are mutually exclusive.)
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To: AnnCee

14 posted on 06/17/2010 2:18:45 PM PDT by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: stuartcr

Exactly.


15 posted on 06/17/2010 2:19:09 PM PDT by Julia H. (Freedom of speech and freedom from criticism are mutually exclusive.)
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To: AnnCee
Rev. 13

16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their RIGHT HAND, or in their foreheads:

17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.

18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.
16 posted on 06/17/2010 2:19:34 PM PDT by mstar
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To: AnnCee

The hand will write on the wall: Mene Mene Tekel Uparshin. “Your administration has been weighed and it comes up short.”


17 posted on 06/17/2010 2:19:36 PM PDT by Guyin4Os (A messianic ger-tsedek)
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To: Julia H.

Right


18 posted on 06/17/2010 2:19:41 PM PDT by stuartcr (Everything happens as God wants it to...otherwise, things would be different)
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To: Julia H.
Um...perhaps he was referring to the hand of God?

Diego Maradona?

19 posted on 06/17/2010 2:20:32 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: AnnCee

20 posted on 06/17/2010 2:20:57 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: AnnCee

It’s kind of like a meteor in Mecca


21 posted on 06/17/2010 2:21:15 PM PDT by realcleanguy
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To: libertarian27

Oh, you beat me by more than a minute. If I hadn’t wasted so much time laughing...


22 posted on 06/17/2010 2:21:31 PM PDT by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: stuartcr

“You know what he meant.”

Of course we do. He’s refering to his own hand of course!


23 posted on 06/17/2010 2:21:34 PM PDT by 21twelve ( UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES MY ARSE: "..now begin the work of remaking America."-Obama, 1/20/09)
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To: stuartcr

>>That’s just dumb. You know what he meant.<<

What did he mean?
Seriously, if you want to avoid references to God, ya don’t say God.

How much clearer can it be?


24 posted on 06/17/2010 2:22:52 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I am inyenzi on the Religion Forum)
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25 posted on 06/17/2010 2:23:48 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: 21twelve

well, he IS the one we have been waiting for.


26 posted on 06/17/2010 2:24:24 PM PDT by tioga (Remember in November.)
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To: AnnCee

I bet it just kills him to use the word God, instead of Allah, but he knows he has to.


27 posted on 06/17/2010 2:24:37 PM PDT by ZX12R (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!)
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To: mstar

Ooo, Obama said “hand.” Revelations says something about hands. Clearly, only one conclusion can be made from this...


28 posted on 06/17/2010 2:26:02 PM PDT by Julia H. (Freedom of speech and freedom from criticism are mutually exclusive.)
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To: 21twelve
Of course we do. He’s refering to his own hand of course!

He's probably doing with that hand, what he's doing to the rest of the country.

29 posted on 06/17/2010 2:26:57 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: HospiceNurse
It’s not like he showed the soles of his shoes in public.

He's icky!


30 posted on 06/17/2010 2:28:24 PM PDT by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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31 posted on 06/17/2010 2:29:22 PM PDT by WestTexasWend
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To: AnnCee
The "Hand of God" does appear fairly regularly in icons and medieval manuscripts...note the upper right hand corner of this painting...


32 posted on 06/17/2010 2:30:01 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: dfwgator

“He’s probably doing with that hand, what he’s doing to the rest of the country.”

I wish! I’d rather be jerked around than getting screwed over. (Can I say that on the internet?)


33 posted on 06/17/2010 2:30:48 PM PDT by 21twelve ( UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES MY ARSE: "..now begin the work of remaking America."-Obama, 1/20/09)
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To: netmilsmom

Wouldn’t it be 100% more reasonable to assume he avoided saying God’s name because he wanted to be POLITICALLY CORRECT? Just another thought. I really need to stop having those before I get myself in trouble.


34 posted on 06/17/2010 2:31:26 PM PDT by Julia H. (Freedom of speech and freedom from criticism are mutually exclusive.)
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To: 21twelve

You just did.


35 posted on 06/17/2010 2:31:27 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: AnnCee

Times are tough. There are difficult months ahead,” Obama said in the weekly Democratic Radio Address, released two days early in time for the holiday. “But we can renew our nation the same way that we have in the many years since Lincoln’s first Thanksgiving: by coming together to overcome adversity; by reaching for –- and working for –- new horizons of opportunity for all Americans. So this weekend –- with one heart, and one voice, the American people can give thanks that a new and brighter day is yet to come.”

November 27, 2008 11:11 AM


36 posted on 06/17/2010 2:32:49 PM PDT by Raycpa
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Oct 23, 2008
Editorial: Obama Most Qualified To Embrace Our Generation

Obama, however, has given us the hope that there is a brighter day ahead in America

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/10/24/politics/uwire/main4542627.shtml


37 posted on 06/17/2010 2:34:30 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: AnnCee
I'm sure he meant...

:)

38 posted on 06/17/2010 2:34:31 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: AnnCee
Welcome Noob. ...sure to get some attention.
39 posted on 06/17/2010 2:34:42 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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Barack Obama’s Remarks to the Democratic National Convention

America! Tonight, if you feel the same energy that I do, if you feel the same urgency that I do, if you feel the same passion I do, if you feel the same hopefulness that I do — if we do what we must do, then I have no doubts that all across the country, from Florida to Oregon, from Washington to Maine, the people will rise up in November, and John Kerry will be sworn in as president, and John Edwards will be sworn in as vice president, and this country will reclaim its promise, and out of this long political darkness a brighter day will come.

http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/27/politics/campaign/27TEXT-OBAMA.html?pagewanted=3


40 posted on 06/17/2010 2:35:55 PM PDT by Raycpa
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He needs to say it more like President Camacho.

“S—T! I know s—t’s bad right now with all of that oil spill bulls—t, but I have a way out.”


41 posted on 06/17/2010 2:36:05 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Julia H.
Ooo, Obama said “hand.” Revelations says something about hands. Clearly, only one conclusion can be made from this...

Actually, no conclusion was made at all. There was a discussion earlier on this thread concerning the emphasis the Muslims put on the right hand, how "Allah" was written on it. (see above picture). It brought to mind the passage from Rev. 14. Just a point of interest, that's all.
42 posted on 06/17/2010 2:38:54 PM PDT by mstar
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To: SparkyBass
MST3K was the only way to watch that movie.
43 posted on 06/17/2010 2:41:00 PM PDT by ex 98C MI Dude (Alea Iacta Est)
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To: Plutarch

Or it could be the Hartford Whalers logo.


44 posted on 06/17/2010 2:43:39 PM PDT by rfp1234
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To: AnnCee
The next bloviating speech should be done from his prayer rug.
45 posted on 06/17/2010 2:46:10 PM PDT by MaxMax (Conservatism isn't a party)
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To: Julia H.

Polls or focus groups probably indicated he needs to mention God every now and then. This man’s motives are SO transparent.


46 posted on 06/17/2010 2:46:18 PM PDT by 1951Boomer
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To: ex 98C MI Dude

Absolutely! Gut hurt from laughing so hard :)


47 posted on 06/17/2010 2:47:07 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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48 posted on 06/17/2010 2:47:09 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Never trust anyone who points their rear end at God while praying.)
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To: AnnCee
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49 posted on 06/17/2010 2:47:55 PM PDT by rfp1234
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To: Julia H.

Generally, Christians pray and use the phrase “Your hand”.


50 posted on 06/17/2010 2:48:59 PM PDT by ninergold3 (Let Go and Let God - He IS In Control)
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