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Happy New Year

Its an exciting time approaching the new year anticipating our yearly prayer and fasting.. :) my prayer points

1.gratefulness
2.generosity
3.obedience
4.faith
5.selflessness
6.surrender
7.intimacy

John 21:18 “I tell you the truth, when you were young, you were able to do as you liked; you dressed yourself and went wherever you wanted to go. But when you are old, you will stretch out your hands, and others[a] will dress you and take you where you don’t want to go.” 19 Jesus said this to let him know by what kind of death he would glorify God. Then Jesus told him, “Follow me.” lets go where God leads us..

Lord i give myself to thee.. and surrender all.

Happy New Year to everyone :) 2010 great year to all

MUSE - Starlight

This song has been ringing on my head... 80's feel but i feel this song speaks to me..

Far away
This ship has taken me far away
Far away from the memories
Of the people who care if I live or die

Starlight
I will be chasing a starlight
Until the end of my life
I don't know if it's worth it anymore

Hold you in my arms
I just wanted to hold
You in my arms

My life
You electrify my life
Lets conspire to ignite
All the souls that would die just to feel alive

I'll never let you go
If you promise not to fade away
Never fade away

Our hopes and expectations
Black holes and revelations
Our hopes and expectations
Black holes and revelations

Hold you in my arms
I just wanted to hold
You in my arms

Far away
The ship has taken me far away
Far away from the memories
Of the people who care if I live or die

And I'll never let you go
If you promise not to fade away
Never fade away

Our hopes and expectations
Black holes and revelations, yeah
Our hopes and expectations
Black holes and revelations

Hold you in my arms
I just…

Melanie brighten up my day!

I saw my sister's old post and i just wanted to share it!

MELANIE MARQUEZ ( I think ) is the funniest mother, beauty queen, soap endorser, mother rolled into one. And its because of all her quotable quotes!!!!!!! Kudos to you!!!!

My brother is not a girl; he’s a gentleman.
That’s why I’m a success, it’s because I don’t middle in other people’s lives.
Don’t judge my brother; he’s not a book.
I won’t stoop down to my level.
Hello? Bulag ka ba? Bingi ka ba? Are you dep?
‘Yung STD, baka sa maruming toilet lang niya nakuha yan.
Eh, ikaw ba naman, durugin ang ari mo...Pag di ka naman manutok ng baril.
We are lovers, not fighters.
Kapatid ko pa rin siya. We are one and the same.
I don’t eat meat. I’m not a carnival.
Sumasakit ang migraine ko.
Ang tatay ko ang only living legend na buhay!
I keep my crown in the voltage.
Can you repeat that for the second time around once more from the top?
I couldn’t care a damn!
What’s your next class before this?
Hello, my brother Joey is out of town, would you like to …

If its really you.. command me to walk on water

Matthew 14 amplified version
26And when the disciples saw Him walking on the sea, they were terrified and said, It is a ghost! And they screamed out with fright.
27But instantly He spoke to them, saying, Take courage! I AM! Stop being afraid!
28And Peter answered Him, Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water.
29He said, Come! So Peter got out of the boat and walked on the water, and he came toward Jesus.


This passage is kinda funny, the disciples were afraid because they thought they saw a GHOST! I can truly relate :) I personally am afraid of the thought of vampires..
Jesus reassures them that its HIM.. God not a GHOST (hihi)Peter reacted in my opinion on the basis of relationship.. "if its you command me" wow! talk about facing your fears.. its like saying if your not a ghost i want to see u face to face ..

Peter did not change the world, preached and asked for forgiveness.. or did anything religous.. He just wanted to know and be with Jesus in the state of bei…

random photos

I'm back in Dubai,il be here til Decemebr 7.
We have gigs here in Dubai but what i really do is that I am seeking God, for just who He is... while going through the motions on the seeking part.. I see His hand on wherever He sends me.. just being me! Its an joyful journey.. fun actually.









Religion

typhoon Ondoy hits manila

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Caught on TV--Man rescued in a rubberboat asked, "28 na ba ngayon?" Cameraman: "Opo, 28." Man somberly replied, "Bday ko na pala." Rescuers who were paddling hard turned to him in surprise... before slowly singing, "h......a...ppy.. birth..day... to you..." Even in the midst of devastation the Filipino spirit never ceases to acknowledge and celebrate the gift of life.

Preaching a full sermon infront of an audience for the 1st time

My 1st preaching stint in Hungry Moses Hamstad Sweden! I was nervous but i really felt the Holy Spirit encouraging me.. Joakim a good friend and who loves Jesus was my interperter.... The Topic Salvation.. here are my notes.

Ephesians 2:4-5 , 2:8-9
4-5 But God is so rich in mercy, and He loved us so much, that even though we were DEAD because of our sins, He gave us LIFE when he raised Jesus from the DEAD(it is only by grace we have been saved!)
8-9 God saved you by His grace when you believed. And you can’t take credit for this, it is a gift from God. Salvation is not a reward for the good things we have done so none of us can boast about it.

Ephesians 2:4-5a God so rich in mercy, and He loved us so much, that even though we were DEAD because of our sins…

Define dead? (in English, maybe in tagalog, then Swedish) Emptiness..Everything we do ultimately feels empty.. Loneliness, life with no purpose, bitterness always angry, confusion, insecure and being shy, feelings of being imprisoned!

Wh…

Preaching a full sermon infront of an audience for the 1st time

Ephesians 2:4-5 , 2:8-9
Read it as a whole…
4-5 But God is so rich in mercy, and He loved us so much, that even though we were DEAD because of our sins, He gave us LIFE when he raised Jesus from the DEAD(it is only by grace we have been saved!)
8-9 God saved you by His grace when you believed. And you can’t take credit for this, it is a gift from God. Salvation is not a reward for the good things we have done so none of us can boast about it.

Then speak in parts’’
Ephesians 2:4-5a God so rich in mercy, and He loved us so much, that even though we were DEAD because of our sins…

Define dead? (in English, maybe in tagalog, then Swedish) Emptiness..Everything we do ultimately feels empty.. Loneliness, life with no purpose, bitterness always angry, confusion, insecure and being shy, feelings of being imprisoned!

What do we do to fill this emptiness? We have relationships for the sake of just having one and wanting to be loved, studies being filled with knowledge, pursuing wealth, trying t…

and God speaks..

Im in the midst of a personal breakthrough and these are God's reminders for me:

1. I am not the savior but God is.. i cant save, let the Holy Spirit speak and change hearts.
2. Worry is a sin, dont allow anything or anyone steal my joy.
3. Faith, just believe.

the bible verses that confirms the reminders..

psalm 37
5 Commit everything you do to the Lord.
Trust him, and he will help you.
7 Be still in the presence of the Lord,
and wait patiently for him to act.

psalm 32
6 Therefore, let all the godly pray to you while there is still time,
that they may not drown in the floodwaters of judgment.
7 For you are my hiding place;
you protect me from trouble.
You surround me with songs of victory.
8 The Lord says, “I will guide you along the best pathway for your life.
I will advise you and watch over you.
9 Do not be like a senseless horse or mule
that needs a bit and bridle to keep it under control.”

I really need to truly win this battle of faith, i need to get t…

Setbacks

SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by Marsha Burns -- August 27, 2009:
The enemy is fighting for control and will not give up easily, yet he is already defeated. Refuse to allow discouragement to come when you have a minor setback because this is his last ditch effort to keep you in bondage just before you break forth into unbridled liberty, says the Lord. You are above and not beneath; he is beneath and not above you. Be strong and courageously keep pressing through. Victory is assured.
Deuteronomy 28:13 And the LORD will make you the head and not the tail; you shall be above only, and not be beneath, if you heed the commandments of the LORD your God, which I command you today, and are careful to observe them.

Little Hands

Little Hands is a ministry that started during our bible study group in makati. A group of street children would beg for food during bible study...



This outreach is geared towards helping 15 impoverished children in the slums of the busy and affluent streets of Makati, Philippines. The main goals is to provide spiritual and physical guidance. The ministry will also help in school uniforms, food, tuition and transporation money.

for more info check out http://organichumanity.org/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=40
and http://www.facebook.com/pages/Little-Hands/146322080335?ref=ts

Turner's Creed

Turner's Creed
An excerpt from Ravi Zacharias' book "Can Man Live Without God?" Steve Turner says "No!"...But we try all the time....


Creed
by Steve Turner


We believe in Marxfreudanddarwin
We believe everything is OK
as long as you don't hurt anyone
to the best of your definition of hurt,
and to the best of your knowledge.

We believe in sex before, during, and
after marriage.
We believe in the therapy of sin.
We believe that adultery is fun.
We believe that sodomy’s OK.
We believe that taboos are taboo.

We believe that everything's getting better
despite evidence to the contrary.
The evidence must be investigated
And you can prove anything with evidence.

We believe there's something in horoscopes
UFO's and bent spoons.
Jesus was a good man just like Buddha,
Mohammed, and ourselves.
He was a good moral teacher though we think
His good morals were bad.

We believe that all religions are basically the same-
at least the one that we read was.
They all believe in love and …

Statement of my Faith

I believe in one God, who exists in three Persons — the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. He is loving, holy and just.

I believe that the Bible is God’s Word. It is inspired and accurate. It is our perfect guide in all matters of life.

I believe that sin has separated us all from God, and that only through Jesus Christ can we be reconciled to God.

I believe that Jesus Christ is both God and Man. He was conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary. He led a sinless life, took all our sins upon Himself, died and rose again. Today, He is seated at the right hand of the Father as our High Priest and Mediator.

I believe that salvation is the gift of God to man. This gift is effected by grace through faith in Jesus Christ and it produces works pleasing to God.

I believe that water baptism is an outward act that demonstrates a believer's identification with the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus.

I believe that the Holy Spirit is our Comforter. He guides us in all areas of our live…

Why are you fearful, O you of little faith?

Why are you fearful, O you of little faith? —Matthew 8:26

When we are afraid we do stupid things.. panic stricken in worrisome situations and as we filipinos say.. "kapit sa patalim" as a reaction to fear.. ( i dont know how to translate this properly).

... "the least we can do is pray to God. But our Lord has a right to expect that those who name His name have an underlying confidence in Him. God expects His children to be so confident in Him that in any crisis they are the ones who are reliable". oswald chambers

Jesus did not come to this world make bad people good but He came to this world to make dead people LIVE..

Jesus did not come to this world make bad people good but He came to this world to make dead people LIVE..

John 3:3 Jesus replied, “I tell you the truth, unless you are born again,you cannot see the Kingdom of God.” 4 “What do you mean?” exclaimed Nicodemus. “How can an old man go back into his mother’s womb and be born again?” 5 Jesus replied, “I assure you, no one can enter the Kingdom of God without being born of water and the Spirit.6 Humans can reproduce only human life, but the Holy Spirit gives birth to spiritual life.7 So don’t be surprised when I say, ‘You must be born again.’ 8 The wind blows wherever it wants. Just as you can hear the wind but can’t tell where it comes from or where it is going, so you can’t explain how people are born of the Spirit.
9 “How are these things possible?” Nicodemus asked......
13 No one has ever gone to heaven and returned. But the Son of Man has come down from heaven. 14 And as Moses lifted up the bronze snake on a pole in the wilderness, so the …

Honor and Trust

HONOR the Lord with your wealth
and with the best part of everything you produce.
Then he will fill your barns with grain,
and your vats will overflow with good wine. proverbs 3:9-10

Allot of preachers use this passage as a word "give in order to receive" I see this passage as WORSHIP.. as putting God first. Trusting HIM and not wealth...
We usually put ourselves first and end up empty handed, poof!! wasted away.. depth and meaning just passed by.. as the passage shows God will fill us, as we worship and honor Him, everything will seem unimportant..

Trust

Trust in the Lord with all your heart;
do not depend on your own understanding.
Seek his will in all you do,
and he will show you which path to take.

Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom.
Instead, fear the Lord and turn away from evil.
Then you will have healing for your body
and strength for your bones.

A Christian is someone who trusts in the knowledge and the wisdom of God, not in his own abilities. If we have a purpose of our own, it destroys the simplicity and the calm, relaxed pace which should be characteristic of the children of God. Oswald Chambers..

Pride causes unbelief

I have been reading the story of Namaan 2 Kings 5

Naaman's leprosy. (1-8) The cure of it. (9-14) But he almost did not get cured because of his own PRIDE...
2 Kings 9 So Naaman went with his horses and chariots and waited at the door of Elisha’s house. 10 But Elisha sent a messenger out to him with this message: “Go and wash yourself seven times in the Jordan River. Then your skin will be restored, and you will be healed of your leprosy.”

11 But Naaman became angry and stalked away. “I thought he would certainly come out to meet me!” he said. “I expected him to wave his hand over the leprosy and call on the name of the Lord his God and heal me! 12 Aren’t the rivers of Damascus, the Abana and the Pharpar, better than any of the rivers of Israel? Why shouldn’t I wash in them and be healed?” So Naaman turned and went away in a rage.

Pride causes our Unbelief in God's saving grace.. we often ask ourselves.. "I can be saved by Faith alone in Jesus Christ???.. " "that&…

Jantelagen

Living a month in Sweden I came across this word "jantelagen." Being a filipino, I can relate to jantelagen..
Jantelagen comes from the Danish Janteloven and has its source in the writings of Aksel Sandemose’s 1933 novel ‘En flygtning krydser sit spor’ (A Fugitive Crosses His Tracks) which is set in a fictional Danish town called Jante.
In the imaginary small town of Jante there is an informal, oppressive law that forbids anyone from standing out from the crowd.

There are ten different rules in the law, but they are all variations on a single theme and are usually referred to as a homogeneous unit: Don't think you're anyone special or that you're better than us.
1. Don’t think you are anything. = Du skall inte tro att du är något.
2. Don’t think you are as good as us. = Du skall inte tro att du är lika god som vi.
3. Don’t think you are smarter than us. = Du skall inte tro att du är klokare än vi.
4. Don’t fancy yourself better than us. = Du skall inte inbilla dig att d…

Emmanuel Church

Last night Camilla performed in Emmanuel Church Cafe (July 14, 2009). She sang mostly Swedish songs about the love of God.. basically according to my interpreter.. love songs. Her band is composed of 2 phil-swedes Paul and Tim Esplana, and Marcus.


Camilla invited Kitchie to perform 2 songs, and she sang Wide Awake and Grace.

It was a wonderful night, the place was filled and by some miracle half of the crowd were Filipinos.

Elizabeth 1st Filipina in Halmstad



I invited them last Friday, when I was walking in the city when i saw a group of Filipino seamen in front of a shop, it was random. But lo and behold they arrived at the venue .. 10-15 of them watched the whole show.

on Thrusday night July 12 we wil have a BBQ with the Filipino seamen in the Esplana's house.



Farm

We met a new friend her name is Maria she is an optometrist here in Halmstad Sweden since 1984.

She has a garden full of different flowers, leafy veggies, and fruits.




LIne from Jim Laffon's wrttings

In my own life, I have learned there are some paths we are called to that have nothing to do with where we’re going, and everything to do with whom we’re going to meet along the way...

...if you are unwilling to walk by faith, you will miss many of the very opportunities designed by God specifically for you.

Tips in the midst of a personal battle

Recieve God's comfort...2 Corinthians 1:3-43Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, 4who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God.
Personal Tips:
1. Remain faithful to God in heart, mind and soul
2.In relation to eternity... what is happening now is so tiny and miniscule to what His plans are for me. God holds my past, present and future.
3.Be faithful to the work at hand.
4.Dont take it personally, God is the one allowing it to happen
5.Deal with personal issues of rejection and dissapointments and surrender it to God.
6.It is the work of the Holy Spirit to change hearts and minds of people and it is God who vindicates.. so in short turn the other cheek. Do not hold on to anger, let go and forgive.
7. Believe in God and not on ourselves or on anyone else..

"He did not do many mighty works there because of their unbelief"

Bastad Sweden

Our Trip to Bastad where they hold the Swedish Open!!







We also watched our 1st open concert the sound was excellent

Culture mix Birthday party of Kevin

My journey to the place unknown to me

My European journey began when I felt a call to leave the Philippines and go to a place I don't know where.. in Europe ... Halmstad Sweden. It was a weird choice since we don't know anyone in Halmstad Sweden.

I am staying here in Sweden until November 2, 2009. As of today I see allot of confirmations to back up my claim "I heard God.."

Here's a few of them:
1. I'm living in a beautiful flat which is within my estimated budget
2. The people we've met are real people searching for answers in life
3. Meeting people from the music industry from different parts of Europe here in Halmstad
4. There are allot of state of the art, world class music studios here in this city
5. The food is so yummy and healthy (I don't have to wash the fruits and veggies all are pre-washed)

and of course the need of people to share the gospel of Jesus.. the harvest is indeed plentiful!

more paris pictures

My desire is to have a discerning heart .. God's desire is my total love for Him that manifests in obedience...

1 Kings 3: 7 "Now, O LORD my God, you have made your servant king in place of my father David. But I am only a little child and do not know how to carry out my duties. 8 Your servant is here among the people you have chosen, a great people, too numerous to count or number. 9 So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?" 10 The Lord was pleased that Solomon had asked for this. 11 So God said to him, "Since you have asked for this and not for long life or wealth for yourself, nor have asked for the death of your enemies but for discernment in administering justice, 12 I will do what you have asked. I will give you a wise and discerning heart, so that there will never have been anyone like you, nor will there ever be. 13 Moreover, I will give you …

Paris

Arrival in Paris June 14, 2008

New friends

Andrie and Victoria Nilsson my family here in Halmstad


The swedes are friendly people.. I met husband and wife team Nalle and Camila Bondesson.

Nalle is a music producer and Camila is a songwritter. They had a band during the 90's called Sugar Bee.. Now Nalle is busy teaching Music and they have 2 beautiful children.

Joshua 10
12 On the day the Lord gave the Israelites victory over the Amorites, Joshua prayed to the Lord in front of all the people of Israel. He said, “Let the sun stand still over Gibeon,
and the moon over the valley of Aijalon.”13 So the sun stood still and the moon stayed in place until the nation of Israel had defeated its enemies.25 “Don’t ever be afraid or discouraged,” Joshua told his men. “Be strong and courageous, for the Lord is going to do this to all of your enemies.”
very encouraging for me to read these verses especially in a foriegn land!

City of Halmstad

Halmstad is a nice small city in Sweden. Today we went around the city and enjoyed the fresh air , good food and friendly people. The swedish people can speak english and are very accomodating to lost asians (maybe to just anyone.)
Enjoy the pictures and videos!


Outdoor market with Easter Olsson

my breakfast today as healthy as ever

St. Nicholia


oops wrong grammar :)

Breakfast food

Jordan Breakfast at the the Holiday Inn Hotel



my breakfast preparation in Halmstad, Sweden
Trivia.. Sweden does not use pesticides for farming... and the tap water is deliciously refreshing!

A new place..same mission

A few days to go till my trip of great uncertainty towards a goal unseen..

I still have the same mission..


Isaiah 43
2 When you go through deep waters,
I will be with you.
When you go through rivers of difficulty,
you will not drown.
When you walk through the fire of oppression,
you will not be burned up;
the flames will not consume you.

5 “Do not be afraid, for I am with you.
I will gather you and your children from east and west.
6 I will say to the north and south,
‘Bring my sons and daughters back to Israel
from the distant corners of the earth.
7Bring all who claim me as their God,
for I have made them for my glory.
It was I who created them.’”

Yes same mission, different people group!

Please cover me in prayer!

May God's light shine in the darkest palace..

Packing woes2 !!

Oswald Chambers wrote this on his devotional..

". . . do not worry about your life . . . ." Don’t take the pressure of your provision upon yourself. It is not only wrong to worry, it is unbelief; worrying means we do not believe that God can look after the practical details of our lives, and it is never anything but those details that worry us.

Haha.. ok I will pack in peace :)

Packing woes!!

I will be traveling to Europe for a year and I'm worrying if I have packed what I need..

This feeling can be a spiritual dilemma.. what is important and what is unimportant.. what do I need and what I cant live without... what I don't want to spend for and what I can afford..

My departure from manila is June 11, at 1230am. The day of my birthday! A great day to start something new.

Flying to Jordan.. then to Sweden!

Take note.. I'm staying in one of the coldest countries in Europe.. another consideration to my packing woes.

I've started to pack the ff on zip lock bags:
10 t-shirts
10 pairs of socks
1 small mixer (beringer 502)
phone charger (nokia)
kitchie nadal cds (love letter)
2 pajamas
1 pair of slippers
1 pair of boots
fdd controller (recording equipment c/o beringer)
ear muff
2 nice hats
toiletries (shampoo, soaps, toothpaste, toothbrush)
3 pairs of jeans
2 nice dresses
2 sweaters
1 leather jacket
1 pair of rubber shoes

I dont want to be overwieght.. 20 kgs max!!
I dont want want my lug…

Slumdog Pinoys

Street Children who are rap artists and poets..



Mark and Grace
I was told that Mark wrote the song.


Joeber is the writer of this rap


Written by Joeber and Angelo.

il be posting the meanings of the rap.. i was moved by listening to them sing and have fun!

Radio AIRPlay of Iniibig Kita

the following Philippine stations has included Iniibig Kita in their playlists:

X FM 92.3
JAM 88.3
MAX FM 103.5
MAGIC 89.9
NU 107.5
UR 105.9

pending stations are:
RT 99.5
RX 93.1
MELLOW 94.7

pls support the single :) by requesting the song.. u can send requests via facebook pages of the stations, text or phone calls.. they also have yahoo messengers.. i dont have the details on how to do it.. but il find out later!

Missionary

My desire to be a missionary started 1995 when I surrendered to God's loving arms, I told God " I will do anything for You, just get me out of this pain that I inflicted on myself!" He did save me through His SON Jesus... (see details on my early blog entries)

"I'll do anything" is a promise of obedience.. So I made it my aim to do great exploits for HIM... a lifestyle of repentance and by grace a heart of obdience(not right away.. it takes a while..eventually). I became healthy(ate the right food groups), worked out, went to bible school, made friends with church people, lost weight, entered a bible study group, hang-out with the pastors and pastor's wives, lead small groups, etc etc..

I also did the spiritual disciplines... prayer and fasting.

Its been years and.. my desire to go and "do great exploits for HIM" is still burning in my heart however the years changed me. I actually am in the dark when I do go to another country.. the word for me …

Grace download for Itunes

I've been using my website to test widgets and links to sell music thru the internet.

click this the people in the US can buy or test :0



ringtones :)

Kitchie Nadal ringtones

Desperate prayer for meaning

my need for meaning in my life...

I desperately long for God to look at me and say, “Your life touched people, and pointed them in my direction. Thanks for music, lyrics and concerts that did this.”.. May we become people who allow the aroma of Jesus to leap off us in our engagement of the people He died to redeem.

villans like us

In the media industry , esp. as an artist manager I've become a villain to a few people. I dont know maybe allot :)

I stumbled into reading this article and this kinda encouraged me..

Happiness is letting someone make you the villain. When I was making my record, I hired a bassist. But listening back to his tracks afterwards, I decided to play bass myself instead. I’m glad I did, and love the results. But I hear he still hates me, 13 years later. A writer in LA loved CD Baby, and kept insisting I hire him as a consultant, clearly wanting the association. After his many requests and my many refusals, he threatened to tell everyone CD Baby was a scam unless I hired him. I didn’t pay, so he’s been slamming me publicly for years now. Some ex-girlfriends and ex-colleagues hate me. Some people I’ve never met write pages on their blog about how much they hate me. Funny thing is : I’m happy to be the villain they need. Some people can only feel right by making someone else wrong. I kno…

Happy New Year

There are many doom and gloom predictions for 2009 and can make most people lose hope. Seeing the future with the eyes of circumstance based on past and present events can make us all believe that they are true..

Allow me to share interconnected stories in the Bible that encouraged me to see 2009 with the eyes of faith, faith in God through Jesus by the power of the Holy Spirit.
The first story is of Abraham, when he was commanded by God to leave Ur and go to Canaan... he left with great provision.

Gen 12:1The Lord had said to Abram, “Leave your native country, your relatives, and your father’s family, and go to the land that I will show you. 2 I will make you into a great nation. I will bless you and make you famous, and you will be a blessing to others. 3 I will bless those who bless you and curse those who treat you with contempt. All the families on earth will be blessed through you.”as this great narrative continues, Abraham obeyed and God indeed blessed him.

The next is the story of…