The God of the Amen

    So that he who blesses himself in the land         shall bless himself by the God of truth,     and he who takes an oath in the land         shall swear by the God of truth;     because the former troubles are forgotten         and are hidden from my eyes. —Isaiah … More The God of the Amen

A Bad Bargain

In our reading for today, Genesis 25-26, we encounter the story of Esau selling his birthright to his younger brother, Jacob, in a moment of hunger.  “Alexander MacLaren was a renowned preacher of the 19th and 20th century. Expositions of Holy Scripture brings together many of the sermons over his fifty years in ministry.”  Here … More A Bad Bargain