From Pastor Perry

09/22/2016 Gen. 4:8-12

Genesis 4:8–12 (ESV)

Cain and Abel (Part 2)

Cain spoke to Abel his brother. And when they were in the field, Cain rose up against his brother Abel and killed him. Then the Lord said to Cain, “Where is Abel your brother?” He said, “I do not know; am I my brother’s keeper?” 10 And the Lord said, “What have you done? The voice of your brother’s blood is crying to me from the ground. 11 And now you are cursed from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand. 12 When you work the ground, it shall no longer yield to you its strength. You shall be a fugitive and a wanderer on the earth.”


It frustrates me when I watch police shows that show someone doing an illegal act that is captured on video… and they deny it.  That’s not me.  Even if they are wearing a shirt with their name on it.  When they watch the video… they still deny it!  Well… Cain is no different.  God asked him “Where is Abel your brother?”  He makes a big denial of what he has done and what he knows when he responds “I do not know, am I my brother’s keeper?”  God calls him out on it and doesn’t even let Cain respond.  What about you?  Do you find yourself not stepping up and taking responsibility for your sins?  In fact, when we sin, we are denying God and replacing God with ourselves.  We all fall short and are no better than Cain.


I pray: O Lord, forgive me of my sins and help me to take responsibility for my actions.  Help me to stop sinning and to want to do better.  Thank you for your grace and mercy.  Amen.

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09.10 | 11:35

I really love v.13 in this passage. It is both encouraging and comforting.

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