Genesis 4:1-16 – DIFFERENT!
TWO DIFFERENT PEOPLE – Vss. 1-2
- Cain was a farmer.
- Abel was a shepherd
TWO DIFFERENT OFFERINGS – Vss. 3-4
- Cain brought vegetables.
- Abel brought an offering from the flock – a blood sacrifice.
TWO DIFFERENT REPONSES (FROM GOD) – Vss. 4-5
- God accepted Abel’s offering.
- God rejected Cain’s offering.
TWO DIFFERENT REACTIONS (TO GOD’S REJECTION) – Vss. 6-8
- Cain could have repented and given the right offering.
- He chose to get angry and kill his brother.
TWO DIFFERENT FUTURES – Vss. 9-16
- Abel is in Heaven.
- Cain is in hell because he was separated from God.