Genesis 4

 

v. 1-4  Why do you think Cain brought the fruit of the ground as his offering?

 

Why did God accept Abel’s offering but not Cain’s?

 

 

How did Cain react to God not accepting His offering? v.5

 

 

Do you ever get mad at God for what He does?  Is it justifiable?

 

 

Read v. 6,7.  What do God’s questions tell you about God?

 

 

How did Cain respond to God’s questions?

 

 

v. 8 – how do you think the conversation between Cain and Abel went?

 

 

Read v9 – 10  What questions did God ask Cain?

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What attitude is reflected in Cain’s statement – “I do not know. Am I my brother’s keeper?”

 

 

 

Read v.11-15  Do you think Cain’s punishment fit his crime?  In what ways do you the mercy of God in his treatment?

 

 

List below, traits of character you see in these two men:

Abel                                                                 Cain

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2.                                                                                                                                          2.

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4.                                                                                                                                          4.

 

 

What did Cain and Abel have in common?

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According to this story, what would be your definition of false worship?

 

 

 

What would be your definition of faith?  James 2:22,17; 1 Jn 2:4

 

 

What could Cain have done with his anger instead of murder Abel?  What is the Bible way of Anger Management?  Read 1 John 3:11,12

 

 

 

What have you learned about yourself from this chapter? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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