Month: March 2013

What Did It Get Them In The End?

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 & Tatoo

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?

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

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

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

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

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