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In this episode of Biblical Talks, we discuss how anger and jealousy can cause great harm. In the case of Cain and Abel, that showed up in a sibling rivalry that led to the first premeditated murder [sin]. As a result, that brought about grave consequences. Above all, we cannot talk about the consequences of sin without also discussing the mercy of God.
Now, here are a couple questions for you. Have you read about Cain and Abel? If so, what are your thoughts? If you haven’t, no worries, we’ve got you covered.
Either way, come go with us in your bible or bible app to Genesis 4:1-16 The Living Bible. Also, go ahead and use the player at the top of this blog post to follow along.
Or subscribe and listen via your preferred podcast platform.
Then get encouraged by joining Lady V and me in this Biblical Talk — CAIN and ABEL: Murder, Mercy, and Consequences.
Scriptures Referenced in Episode Discussion
|Genesis 4:1-16||Hebrews 11:4|
|Proverbs 21:27||Romans 10:9-10|
|John 3:16||Numbers 6:24-26|
Receive your Free Gift of Salvation – The Gospel of Jesus Christ
If you are reading this, it is not by chance. This is your time to receive the Gift of Salvation through Christ Jesus.
Now, you may be wondering, “Why do I need that?” Oh, I’m so glad you asked. The Bible says, that because
Adam ate fruit from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil — he released sin into the world.
And ultimately, Adam’s sin brought death and death spread to everyone.
No doubt, you may be thinking, “Of course, everyone is going to die.” But, my question to you is “Where will you spend eternity?” Because there is life after death. In fact, when you die you go to one of two places — heaven or hell.
Also, it is important to understand that, Adam’s sin also brought an eternity in hell. But for those who choose not to receive the free gift of eternal life. Thus, you must make that choice before you take your last breath.
Romans 5:17 New Living Translation says,
“For the sin of this one man, Adam, caused death to rule over many. But even greater is God’s wonderful grace and his gift of righteousness, for all who receive it will live in triumph over sin and death through this one man, Jesus Christ.”
To sum it all up, Romans 6:23 New Living Translation says,
“For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord.”
So, if you are reading this, don’t let another day go by without receiving this life-changing gift.
Romans 10:8-10 New Living Translation says,
“8 …“The message is very close at hand; it is on your lips and in your heart.” And that message is the very message about faith that we preach:
9 If you openly declare that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
10 For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by openly declaring your faith that you are saved.”
Lord Jesus, I am a sinner, and I am sorry for my sins. I ask You to forgive me. I want to follow You, Jesus. I believe in my heart that God raised you from the dead. By faith, I receive You, Jesus Christ, and your gift of grace. Come into my heart, into my life, and be my Lord and Savior.
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Bible Study Resources
- Holy Bible [NLT, NIV, ESV, NASB, NKJV, KJV]
- Bible App by YouVersion
- NLT Chronological Life Application Study Bible
- Read the Bible Online – Bible Gateway
- Read the Bible and Commentaries Online – Bible Hub
- Read Living by the Book: The Art and Science of Reading the Bible by Howard G. Hendricks
Do you have questions about whether or not the Christianity is true? Then checkout the following books:
- The Case for Christ: A Journalist’s Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus by Lee Strobel
- Cold-Case Christianity: A Homicide Detective Investigates the Claims of the Gospels by J. Warner Wallace
- Stealing from God: Why Atheists Need God to Make Their Case by Frank Turek
Christ-Centered Grace Ministries
Check out the following biblical teaching from a Christ-centered perspective:
- Stand to Reason – str.org
- BibleThinker – biblethinker.org
- The Beat – allenparr.com
- Cold Case Christianity – coldcasechristianity.com
We R S.H.E.Talks Podcast episodes you may enjoy
HIM: The Importance of God’s Presence – S3E17
Lost and Found: The Compassion of Christ – S3E16
Let It Go and Receive God’s Best – S2E20
Identity Crisis–Do You Know Who You Are? S2E10
Christianity Misunderstood–Understanding Grace – S1E9
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