The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob

At a recent pastors’ conference someone threw out the question, “Why does God often refer to himself as the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob?” (See Exodus 3:6, I Kings 18:36 & Matthew 22:32) Abraham, Isaac and Jacob were the three patriarchs who got the Jewish nation, God’s chosen people,┬ástarted. When you refer to God…

Vanity of Vanity

The preacher in Ecclesiastes 1 says, “Vanity of vanities! all is vanity The poet Ogden Nash puts it this way The prophets chant and the prophets chatter But somehow it never seems to matter, For the world hangs on to its ancient sanity And orders another round of vanity.