President Chavez cursed Israel and died

President Hugo Chavez

In March of 2013, President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela died from “pelvic cancer” according to the official reports.  Two years earlier during a televised speech to a large national audience Chavez had cursed Israel three times, saying that he cursed Israel from his viscera.  This speech was recorded in many widely circulated videos (see for example https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xt4FLhr0Yq0).

Why is this significant? President Chavez went against God’s Word.  The Lord is a covenant-keeping God.  He established a covenant with Abraham, and one of His promises to Abraham was “I will bless those who bless you and I will curse those who curse you” (Genesis 12:3).   Isaiah 55:11 states “So shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth; It shall not return to Me void, But it shall accomplish what … Continue reading