Skip to comments.Obama nurtures his faith [on his b-day gathers pastors via phone to pray for him in the year ahead]
Posted on 10/20/2013 12:30:50 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
President Barack Obama isnt an overtly religious man. He and his family rarely attend church. He almost never elaborates in public about his own relationship to his Christian faith.
But away from the public eye, his advisers say the president has nurtured a spirituality thats served to help ground him during turbulent times.
Every year on Aug. 4, the presidents birthday, Obama convenes a group of pastors by phone to receive their prayers for him for the year to come. During the most challenging of times, prayer circles are organized with prominent religious figures such as megachurch pastor Joel Hunter, Bishop Vashti McKenzie of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and the Rev. Joseph Lowery, a civil rights activist.
Each morning for the past five years, before most of his aides even arrive at the White House, Obama has read a devotional written for him and sent to his BlackBerry, weaving together Scripture with reflections from literary figures such as Maya Angelou and C.S. Lewis.................
(Excerpt) Read more at suntimes.com ...
What a pant load.
I pray that we are relieved from his leadership.
Blah blah blah......working the neighborhood clerics
merely harkens back to the days when Obama was a
community organizer without a fancy title. He prays
at the altar of the state and the state prays at the altar
“He prays at the altar of the state and the state prays at the altar of Obama.”
He prays in the direction of Mecca, actually.
Gosh what a tireless servant of The Lord - he checks his Blackberry "before most of his aides even arrive."
I pray for this Kenyan POS too...but my prayer is “different”.
FOR him or TO him?
- snort - snort - snort - “...maybe a little blow...”
".................................................."And that is why they hate conservatives. They hate you because you are killers of their dream. You are defenders of a Constitution that thwarts their cause. They hate you because your reactionary commitment to individual rights, to a single standard and to a neutral and limited state obstructs their progressive designs. They hate you because you are believers in property and its rights as the cornerstones of prosperity and human freedom; because you do not see the market economy as a mere instrument for acquiring personal wealth and stocking political war chests, but as both means and end.
Conservatives who think progressives are misinformed idealists will always be blind-sided by the sheer malice of the left -- by the cynicism of those who pride themselves on their principles; by the viciousness of those who champion sensitivity; by the intolerance of those who call themselves liberal; and by the ruthless disregard for the well-being of the poor on the part of those who preen themselves as their champions.
Conservatives are surprised because they see progressives as merely misguided, when they are, in fact, morally and ontologically -- misdirected. They are the messianists of a false religious faith. Since the redeemed future that justifies their existence and rationalizes their hypocrisy can never be realized, what really motivates progressives is a modern idolatry: their limitless passion for the continuance of Them........................."
Pastors praying with Satan. Maybe we are coming to the end.
If he really prayed in the direction of Mecca then
Obama would not be godless. He IS godless....and Godless.
And as President Lincoln once said, I have been driven to my knees many times by the overwhelming conviction that I had no place else to go.
Where’s the lightning?
That’s horrible of Zero to compare himself to Lincoln, I’m damn sure that unlike zero, Lincoln was not thinking about Reggie!
He has no shame and his arrogance is without any boundaries.
he called it in.....what a disgrace.
I’m praying he gets an incurable case of the trotts that lasts the rest of his sorry life.
Is that wrong?
We know exactly how important “spirituality” is to Obama. Not only is he in favor of abortion on demand at any point including shortly after birth, but he is willing to trample the fundamental, God-given human right to freedom of religion in order to promote unlimited abortion paid for by others. No one could support that position without (1) celebrating pure evil, and (2) believing that religious beliefs have no real meaning.
King James Version (KJV)
25 And through his policy also he shall cause craft to prosper in his hand;
and he shall magnify himself in his heart,
and by peace shall destroy many:
he shall also stand up against the Prince of princes;
but he shall be broken without hand.
Sounds like an obama-based faith initiative. Hey, everyone, pray for me! Does he ever pray openly for others?
Why does this “deeply religious” harass Christians who are trying to live their lives according to their beliefs. I guess you could say he’s not just PLAYING the devil’s advocate.
It’s probably true, then he leans forward and touches his head to the floor
Yeah but he does with his feet up on the desk.
It’s kinda hard for the teleconferees to pray for him for the year ahead while everyone is prostrate on a prayer rug praying to Allah.
Obama’s name is in my prayers every day.
At the time, he claimed himself to be the fourth greatest president ever.(That is, if you exclude the first forty-four.)
Just knowing he receives his inspiration and guidance from the words of Maya Angelou and not Rev. Wright helps me sleep better at nights.............
Really? He calls a few pastors on the phone and has them pray for him?
Can anyone say mega-narcissistic?
BTW, Obozo, I too pray for you everyday. Of course it's a imprecatory prayer for you, and your band of grifters,
I got one for ya' Barry - Allah Fubar!
We must picture Hell as a state where everyone is perpetually concerned about his own dignity and advancement, where everyone has a grievance, and where everyone lives the deadly serious passions of envy, self-importance, and resentment. --C. S. Lewis - The Screwtape Letters
1 Nebuchadnezzar the king made an image of gold, whose height was threescore cubits, and the breadth thereof six cubits: he set it up in the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon.
2 Then Nebuchadnezzar the king sent to gather together the princes, the governors, and the captains, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellors, the sheriffs, and all the rulers of the provinces, to come to the dedication of the image which Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.
3 Then the princes, the governors, and captains, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellors, the sheriffs, and all the rulers of the provinces, were gathered together unto the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up.
4 Then an herald cried aloud, To you it is commanded, O people, nations, and languages,
5 That at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king hath set up:
6 And whoso falleth not down and worshippeth shall the same hour be cast into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.
30 The king spake, and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power, and for the honour of my majesty?
31 While the word was in the king’s mouth, there fell a voice from heaven, saying, O king Nebuchadnezzar, to thee it is spoken; The kingdom is departed from thee.
32 And they shall drive thee from men, and thy dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field: they shall make thee to eat grass as oxen, and seven times shall pass over thee, until thou know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.
33 The same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hairs were grown like eagles’ feathers, and his nails like birds’ claws.
I’m surprised no one has pointed out that the writer is from the Chicago Sun Times, Barry.’s home town. He probably provided the text for the news article to give the false impression he’s Christian. This will probably be the start of many news articles that talk about his “Christian faith” as everyone has been connecting the dots between him and the MB and radical Islam. Its just a ploy to bring his ratings back up folks. Typical 0 play.
I guess we’ve entered Hell.
I was going to say, “What a crock of Shiite.” But pant load will do.
The One gathers pastors to pray to him for him.
This is telling:
“A snippet of Scripture for me to reflect on, Obama has said. And it has meant the world to me.
At pivotal moments in Obamas presidency, DuBois sometimes chooses texts that offer lessons appropriate to the challenges at hand.
Before one State of the Union address, it was the words of Isaiah, in an appeal for clarity of speech: So shall my word be that goes out from my mouth, it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose.
The Word that goes out is not Obama’s word, but God’s in dual meaning, the Word of God and God’s Words.
It is incomprehensible that anyone would think this passage refers to their own statements.
He is a muslim jim... and he called black liberation theologists to pray to satan for his power to be increased.
Your prayers are sent in a different direction than obama’s.
It will no longer work... America has smelled the brimstone on his breath.
Here are some instructions. obama does not pray to GOD.
Whenever you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, because they love to pray while standing in synagogues and on street corners so that people can see them. Truly I say to you, they have their reward. But whenever you pray, go into your room, close the door, and pray to your Father in secret. And your Father, who sees in secret, will reward you.
When you pray, do not babble repetitiously like the Gentiles, because they think that by their many words they will be heard. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him
Then JESUS taught us the LORD’S PRAYER. GOD knows what we need before we ask.
obama is evil... be forewarned.
yes I DON’T UNDERSTAND HOW HE CAN CONSIDER HIMSELF SPIRITUAL WHEN HE DECEIVES THE NATION AND LIES AT EVER TURN.
that would be my guess
Haven’t seen any fruit of the Holy Spirit.
Well, that’s one way of saying it, but I’d say you’re pretty much dead-on accurate regarding this propaganda’s actual validity.