WHAT DID IT GET THEM IN THE END? Then Cain went away from the presence of the Lord and settled in the land of Nod, east of Eden. Cain knew his wife, and she conceived…. Genesis 4:16-17 Cain was ambitious and after the murder … Continue reading What Did It Get Them In The End?
SEAL, MARKING OR TATOO “If anyone kills Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold.” And the LORD put a mark on Cain, lest any who found him should attack him.” Genesis 4:15 And orphan is one who must see to his own needs. … Continue reading Seal, Marking & Tatoo
WHAT’S MISSING? Cain said to the LORD, “My punishment is greater than I can bear. Behold, you have driven me today away from the ground, and from your face I shall be hidden. I shall be a fugitive and a wanderer on the earth, and … Continue reading What’s Missing?
LAND AND THE BLOOD SHED ON IT And the Lord said, “What have you done? The voice of your brother’s blood is crying to me from the ground. And now you are cursed from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother’s … Continue reading Land And The Blood Shed On It
WHEN GOD ASKS A QUESTION Then the LORD said to Cain, “Where is Abel your brother?” He said, I do not know; am I my brother’s keeper?” Genesis 4:9 When an acquaintance asks a question that hits too close to home, skirting the issue … Continue reading When God Asks a Question
DOING SOMETHING BEFORE IT MULTIPLIES Cain spoke to Abel his brother. And when they were in the field, Cain rose up against his brother Abel and killed him. Genesis 4:8 What did Cain speak to Abel? They had words ‘in the field’ which means … Continue reading Doing Something Before It Multiplies
MY PIVOTAL MOMENT “If you [Cain] do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door. Its desire is for you, but you must rule over it.” Genesis 4:7 After Cain brought a grain … Continue reading My Pivotal Moment
AND HIS FACE FELL? In the course of time Cain brought to the Lord an offering of the fruit of the ground, and Abel also brought of the firstborn of his flock and of their fat portions. And the Lord had regard for Abel and … Continue reading And His Face Fell?
GIVING WHAT I WANT In the course of time Cain brought to the Lord an offering of the fruit of the ground, and Abel also brought of the firstborn of his flock and of their fat portions. And the Lord had regard for Abel and … Continue reading Giving What I Want
PAINFUL SEPARATION He drove out the man, and at the east of the garden of Eden he placed the cherubim and a flaming sword that turned every way to guard the way to the tree of life. Genesis 3:24 God drove them out of … Continue reading Painful Separation