Now Cain said to his brother Abel, “Let’s go out to the field.” While they were in the field, Cain attacked his brother Abel and killed him. Genesis 4:8
Jealousy and resentment had driven Cain to commit the first murder on Earth, what happened? Cain and Abel should have lived as best friends, true brothers but instead Cain allowed the Sins of Satan to creep into his head and control him.
See all Sin begins with a thought, and when we allow these thoughts to manifest into fantasies eventually they grow into action. This is what happened to Cain, he was overcome by Satan. This is why we need to fix our minds and eyes on The Lord, to keep our hearts clean
Then the LORD said to Cain, “Where is your brother Abel?” “I don’t know,” he replied. “Am I my brother’s keeper? The LORD said, “What have you done? Listen! Your brother’s blood cries out to me from the ground. Genesis 4:9-10
Not only did Cain commit murder but then he tried to cover up his sin and lie to God. Its one thing to fall short and sin but its another thing to never confess your sins and cover them. We must confess our sins before The Lord so we can be forgiven. Do you really think God doesn’t know what we have done? God knows your thoughts, he reads our hearts, don’t condemn yourself like Cain
Now you are under a curse and driven from the ground, which opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand. When you work the ground, it will no longer yield its crops for you. You will be a restless wanderer on the earth.” Cain said to the LORD, “My punishment is more than I can bear. Genesis 4:11-13
There is no peace without God, Cain would spend the rest of his life in torment as a restless wanderer. Why? Because he rejected God and submitted to Satan. There is only one Prince of Peace and his name is Jesus Christ, don’t be a restless wanderer, come home like the Prodigal Son in Jesus Name Amen
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