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W.I.S.H. Post – July 26, 2020

Read: Genesis 4-5 Cain and Abel, the first two sons of Adam and Eve, exhibit sibling rivalry. Sibling rivalry has been around a long time and spans across cultures. Cain is a farmer and Abel is a herdsman or shepherd. The competition and conflict for the use of land...

W.I.S.H. Post – July 22, 2020

Read: 2 Peter 3:8 “8 But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day.” We are slowly leaving the first family and Eden. But before we leave the creation stories far behind I want to tie...

W.I.S.H. Post – July 19, 2020

Read: Genesis 4:1-15, and Psalm 23 It was NOT God’s will that Cain murdered his brother, Abel. It was an act of sin committed because Cain had free will. That Cain became a murderer was not God’s will for Cain’s life. Also, that Abel was killed was not God’s will for...

W.I.S.H. Post – July 15, 2020

Read: Genesis 4:1-15 When God confronted Cain about his missing brother, Abel, God asked “Where is your brother?” Cain gives an answer that we’ve all heard a few times: “Am I my brothers’ keeper?” This story is the source of that famous quote. I am fascinated that...

W.I.S.H. Post – July 12, 2020

Read: Genesis 4:1-17 You don’t often hear words of sympathy expressed for Cain, the worlds first murderer. We have compassion for Abel, the victim of violence, and that compassion is well placed. We also feel sorry for the parents of these two rival siblings, Adam and...

W.I.S.H. Post – July 8, 2020

Read: Genesis 4:1-16 There is jealousy, perhaps sibling rivalry between Cain and Abel, the two sons of Adam and Eve. Have you ever wondered why Abel’s offering was more acceptable to the Lord than his brother Cain’s offering? I have. In Hebrews 11, in the New...