Genesis 4:1-8 – ABEL, THE MAN WHO PLEASED GOD
Pleasing God is the most important thing in the world. Abel shows us how to please God.
PROPER APPROACH TO GOD Vss. 2-4
- He came in the righteousness of another.
(He came an offering from the flock. We come in the righteousness of Christ. 1Corinthians 1:30)
- He came through a blood sacrifice.
(We come through the shed blood of Christ. Hebrews 9:22, Romans 5:9)
- He came to God by faith. Hebrews 11:4
(We come to God by faith. Hebrews 11:6, Romans 5:1)
PERFECT ACCEPTANCE BY GOD Vs. 4
(When we come to Christ by faith, we are accepted by Him. Ephesians 1:6)
PREDICTABLE ATTACK BY THE UNGODLY Vs. 8