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What is the Abrahamic Covenant?

Does the Abrahamic covenant bear significance and relevance today? Has God kept His end of the bargain today? Why choose Abraham? How about us Gentiles (non-Israelites)? How are we included in the Abrahamic Covenant? Ah, so many questions. Let's see how far we go with the answers.
What is the Abrahamic Covenant?In Genesis 12, we find God making unilateral promises to Abraham. This is the Abrahamic Covenant people speak of. It is a covenant, which plainly speaking means, "a contract". It is special and impactful because only one party, that is, God, had to perform or do. He binds Himself to Abraham and commits to deliver certain things. He binds Abraham to the covenant but nothing is required from him.
Let's process this for a moment:
What Does God Promise Abraham?In the Abrahamic Covenant (Gen 12:2-3), God makes several promises Abraham:


I will make you into a great nation.I will bless you.I will make your name great.You will be a blessing.I will bless those who bless yo…

7 Reasons Why You Should Go to the Philippines

Have you every been to the tropical island of the Philippines? There are lots of reasons why you should go to the Philippines, at least once, and better yet, more than once. Here are 7 reasons why you should go to the Philippines.
1.  Plane tickets to the Philippines are from affordable to dirt cheap. International airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, Qantas Airways, Jetstar, Singapore Airlines, Qatar, Cathay Pacific; these come out with regular sales. Just watch out for discounted round-trip tickets to the Philippines. Even their local airlines, Philippine Airlines and CebuPacific Air come out with flash sales and heavy price drops and Zero or  P1 Fares. You just need to pay the taxes and additional baggage.
2.  The cost of food in the Philippines is really cheap. In many restaurants, real fine dining is yours to experience for under USD$10. That means, fast food, regular food, and street food is so affordable. You can get rice bowls for $1and even below. Establishments th…