Friday, January 04, 2008

The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob


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Christians, Muslims, and Jews all worship the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. But, Patrick J. Lyons at The Lede tells us in Malaysia, only Muslims may call the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, "Allah."

Harrumph.

Allah is the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

My God is the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

There is but one God.

My God is Allah.

I am not a Muslim, but my God is the same God as for a Muslim, and as for a Jew. We may worship differently. We may pray differently. But, for all of us, there is but one God, and this is the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

1 comment:

  1. I never understood that either. Most Jews and most Christians would agree that this whole thing started with Abraham. So how did it get so messed up? How did the muslims come to the conclusion that they were somehow more special in the big equation? Hmmm, beats me..?

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