Have you ever been on a church prayer chain? The whole ideal is really neat. For those that haven't, it's basically a group of people within a church who have compassion for others and believe without a doubt that taking concerns to the Lord will produce results. Within the chain, each person has the phone number of two others. When they receive a prayer request from one, they immediately call the next, then they start praying.
When hearing of someones trials & conflicts, they aren't the ones who simply whisper a simple "God, be with ___." These folks get serious about taking the needs and/or situation(s) to the Lord; and they bombard the gates of heaven with heartfelt cries to be heard. They are relentless until the Lord answers their prayers. We call these dear saints PRAYER WARRIORS.
Prayer warriors, it's time to get busy again. This Friday, December 5th, the Supreme Court Justices will be holding a conference to review a case challenging Barack Obama's eligibility for office. Let me explain.
According to the Constitution, (Article 2, Section 1), "No person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any Person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained the Age of thirty-five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States."
World Net Daily states, "That statement has clear meaning, and the Supreme Court of the United States is one of the controlling legal authorities in ensuring that the Constitution is enforced - even if doing so may prove awkward."
Despite my personal views of Barack Obama's stance on abortion, the people have chosen and if he will produce a valid birth certificate, then I say: let the people have their choice. BUT ... for those who haven't been following this in the news ... It is supposed to be required that to run for the office of President, a person is to show a valid birth certificate. That is rarely the case these days. According to officials, the potential candidate merely states that he/she is a U.S. citizen and then they are allowed to enter the campaign. I'm sure one would assume that because a candidate was a member of the U.S. Senate, he/she is a citizen. (According to the Constitution, a person doesn't have to be a natural born citizen to serve in the Senate.)
During the campaign, there was alot of talk about Mr. Obama's family ties to Kenya and folks started asking about his birth certificate. According to him, he was born in Hawaii. Some people went to Hawaii to confirm this. According to the laws in Hawaii, a person's birth certificate can not be released without the consent of the person in question. When this started becoming a bigger issue, Barack Obama's people released a "Certificate of Live Birth" on the Internet. A certificate of live birth is not the same as a birth certificate. The birth certificate must state the hospital & attending physician at the time of birth ~ as well as the cute little footprint. During the time of Barack Obama's birth, Hawaii had a policy ... when a pregnant citizen was traveling abroad and happen to have her baby in a foreign country, she could register the baby when she returned. Then the child would have a certificate of live birth on file. Mr. Obama's grandmother swore that she was present at his birth ~ in Kenya.
To some, this is neither here nor there. I would probably agree. It sounds like splitting hairs to me. But, I've learned that this is a real concern. If a non-natural born citizen were to take Office of President they would have access to all national security information and everything that they do, say, sign, etc. will have to be repealed at a later date.
If Barack Obama is in fact a natural born citizen, fine. Let's proceed. If not, then, as bad as I hate the whole process, let's choose someone else. But, no one can be above the law. After all, what's the big deal? All he has to do is release the document for the public to see and every thing's a go. Why does it have to involve Federal Judges? If the Supreme Court Justices don't require proof of this document, they aren't fulfilling their job requirements, and they are sending a strong message ... "President" Obama bows to no one. He won't be a servant of the People, he will be the ruler of the people.
After chasing that rabbit around the garden, I'm back to this ~ Prayer Warriors, we need to pray for the truth to come out. Whatever that truth might be. Of all the prayers I've ever uttered toward the Lord of heaven, the prayer for truth is always answered in one form or another. God is truth; He ensures that the dark will be made light ~ that is: if we,the people, are truly seeking the light.
May the Lord bless you.