Posts with the tag “cain”
The Way of Cain
by Patrick Swayne on November 10th, 2022
Jude 1:11 describes a way of living called the way of Cain. Interestingly, physically killing one's brother doesn't seem to be in the context. What is the way of Cain, and why should it be avoided by those who are followers of the way of Jesus?
A Sad Story About Someone Who Missed the Point
by Patrick Swayne on October 22nd, 2022
The brief Biblical account of Lamech describes a man who was pridefully murdered another man, following in the footsteps of his ancestor Cain. His recorded words demonstrate that while he was aware of the story of Cain, he missed its point. What can we learn from Lamech and the way he engaged the past?
How to Make Sure God Will Receive Our Worship
by Patrick Swayne on October 8th, 2022
The first example of worship in the Bible reveals that not everything done in worship is accepted by God. Why was Cain's worship rejected, and how can we make sure ours isn't?