Barack Obama’s speech at the 61st yearly National Prayer Breakfast in Washington consisted of comments which described the personality of his Christian faith. Barack Obama’s National Prayer Breakfast speech contained an utterance from the Democrat President that the event is a chance for the US to merge, not as Democrats or Republicans, but as brothers and sisters and children of God, united in prayer. Barack Obama’s address at the National Prayer Breakfast remarked that all religions come together in the land of the US.
The National Prayer Breakfast address is not an event sponsored by the White House. The US President participates in the event to speechify on various issues, principally on religion. Barack Obama’s previous four appearances at the National Prayer Breakfast consisted of minimal comments from him on significant US political issues. During those four speeches of Barack Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast, he only briefly discussed healthcare, fiscal crisis and the US immigration agenda.
Barack Obama National Prayer Breakfast speech this time involved a statement from him: “As Christians, we place our faith in the nail-scarred hands of Jesus Christ.’’ But the US President remarked that several other Americans are also conscious of the intimate embrace of faith. The second-term US President commented that Muslims, Jews and even secular Americans have a profound faith in the US.
Barack Obama’s address at the National Prayer Breakfast contained a discussion by him about Late US President Abraham Lincoln and Late civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. However, the President mostly speechified about faith and US unity during his address. Barack Obama alluded to Hebrews 11:6, which reads, “And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.”
The US President voiced that all Americans, regardless of their religious orientation, are joined nonetheless in common purpose for securing American welfare. The Americans believe in the principles, which lie at the core of the American founding, expressed Barack Obama.