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  • Cain And Abel

    Contributed by Gerald Cornelius on Dec 15, 2000
    based on 151 ratings
     | 6,701 views

    How envy can destroy family life

    CAIN AND ABEL TEXT: GENESIS 4:1-15 The animal kingdom is fascinating to observe. There is fierce competition that exists within various species. For example, the wild Dogs of Africa are competitive for their mates. In a documentary one pack of dogs revealed this struggle ...read more

  • "Abel's Lamb"

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Feb 25, 2006
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,420 views

    An acceptible sacrifice to God is faith that issues in obedience.

    1 Now the man had relations with his wife Eve, and she conceived and gave birth to Cain, and she said, “I have gotten a manchild with the help of the LORD.” 2 Again, she gave birth to his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of flocks, but Cain was a tiller of the ground. 3 So it came about in the ...read more

  • Hero Of Faith: Abel Series

    Contributed by Don Haselhuhn on Mar 20, 2001
    based on 104 ratings
     | 5,277 views

    Second in a series of sermons based on Hebrews 11. Abel’s sacrifce is lauded not because of its content as much as the faith it took to give it to God.

    Grace and peace to you from God our Father and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. The text for tonight’s proclamation is taken from the Epistle, Hebrews 11:4; By faith Abel offered God a better sacrifice than Cain did. By faith he was commended as a righteous man, when God spoke well of ...read more

  • Cain And Abel - The Story Of Everyman

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on May 22, 2002
    based on 140 ratings
     | 31,009 views

    The story of Everyman is in the lives of Cain and Abel, So Different in the their Perspective of Life, Motivation for Worship, Sacrifice Offered and Reactions

    CAIN AND ABEL - THE STORY OF EVERYMAN The Bible story of Adam and Eve, our first parents, in the Garden of Eden before their Fall, show the perfect life of happiness and fulfilment that could have been theirs. But it wasn’t to be. It ends with the guilty pair being driven out, with cherubim and ...read more

  • Abel Vs Unable Series

    Contributed by Thomas Monroe on Sep 20, 2002
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,439 views

    What qualifications would Abel have for being included in the Hall of Faith (Hebrews 11)

    Able vs. Unable (Genesis 4:1-8) Abel was a shepherd. Cain was a farmer. Cain would end up making Abel the first person martyred for the truth. What led to this extreme act of violence? I. The Offering A. Two different offerings 1. Abel offered fat portions from the ...read more

  • Heaven's Heroes: Abel Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Sep 27, 2003
    based on 49 ratings
     | 5,365 views

    Because Abel believed, he offered a better sacrifice; because he offered a better sacrifice, he obtained righteousness; because he obtained righteousness, he is for all the ages a living voice saying, "Righteousness is by faith."

    [The outline was borrowed from John MacArthur’s Hebrews commentary.] Hebrews 11:4—“By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it HE BEING DEATH YET SPEAKETH.” James Moffatt wrote, ...read more

  • Saving Faith: Abel

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Oct 21, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,957 views

    According to the Gallop Poll, 69% of those polled said that in order to get to heaven you have only to live a good life. That is according to Gallop Poll but according to the Bible, the way to heaven is not in a plan, but in a man. And that man is Jesus t

    Saving Faith: Abel Fabulous Faith #01 Hebrews 11:4 A few weeks ago, I preached a series of sermons I titled, "Amazing Grace." I talked about saving grace, sustaining grace, stewardship grace and scolding grace. I used all of these to talk about the amazing grace of God. In those sermons we ...read more

  • From The Blood Of Righteous Abel

    Contributed by David Moore on Nov 27, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 843 views

    A message given on "Suffering Church Sunday"

    From The Blood of Righteous Abel Aim: To show how Christians should respond to persecution. Text: Matthew 23:31-39 (vs. 35 key vs.) Introduction: This morning our focus is upon the suffering church. Statistics from the January 2006 edition of the International Journal of Missionary ...read more

  • Faith's Hall Of Fame: Abel, Enoch & Noah Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Nov 25, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,008 views

    A view of Faith’s Hall of Fame’s first three portraits.

    Hebrews 11:1 – 7 INTRODUCTION Reading Hebrews 11 is like walking through a portrait gallery full of all your favorite heroes. It is here we see a portrait of our heroes of faith. Beginning our walk through Faith’s Hall of Fame, the Hebrew writer reminds us that God does not expect us to ...read more

  • Six Lessons From The Lives Of Cain And Abel

    Contributed by William Mccaffery on Mar 16, 2006
    based on 73 ratings
     | 96,519 views

    The lives of Cain and Abel teach us some important lessons about ourselves and our spiritual lives.

    Introduction: In Genesis 3 we have the root of sin; in Genesis 4 we see the fruit of sin The root of sin is disbelief and disobedience to God –God said, “Don’t eat of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.” The serpent talked Eve into doubting God – and the result of her disbelief was ...read more

  • When You Care Enough To Send The Very Best Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Jun 20, 2006
    based on 40 ratings
     | 6,927 views

    A look at why Abel’s sacrifice was better than Cain’s.

    In 1944, Hallmark adopted the slogan “When you care enough to send the very best.” Adam lay with his wife Eve, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Cain. She said, "With the help of the LORD I have brought forth a man." Later she gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel kept flocks, and ...read more

  • An Acceptable Offering

    Contributed by Steven Kellett on Mar 18, 2002
    based on 215 ratings
     | 32,440 views

    A look at Cain and Abel’s offerings to see why one was acceptable and the other was not.

    Two shopkeepers were bitter rivals. Their stores were directly across the street from each other, and they would spend each day keeping track of each other’s business. If one got a customer, he would smile in triumph at his rival. One night an angel appeared to one of the shopkeepers in a dream ...read more

  • Cry Of The Blood

    Contributed by Robert Simmons on Feb 24, 2002
    based on 27 ratings
     | 1,685 views

    The testimony of the blood of Jesus bring justification to the believer, just as the cry of Abel’s blood condemned Cain.

    Genesis 4:1-14 I. The Blood is against the workings of the enemy A. There is so much blood from cover to cover in Scripture 1. Coats of skin that covered Adam 2. Abel’s sacrifice 3. Passover lambs blood applied to doorpost 4. Spotless lambs of Levitical priesthood 5. The life of ...read more

  • A Tale Of Two Men

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Oct 26, 2005
    based on 174 ratings
     | 11,137 views

    Cain and Abel...2 different paths, and where each ended up. We all make choices that affect our future. Link included to formatted text and PowerPoint Template.

    A Tale of Two Men Cain and Abel Scripture: Gen. 4.1-16; Matt. 23.35; 1 John 3.12; Heb. 11.4; 12.24 Text: By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet ...read more

  • A Tale Of Two Offerings

    Contributed by Karl Eckhoff on Sep 12, 2002
    based on 74 ratings
     | 1,861 views

    Cain’s offering and Abel’s offering look similar on the surface but are distinguished from one another on the basis of the faith in their hearts. The great question this story asks is where our offerings fall, closer to Cain’s or closer to Abel’s?

    Pentecost 17 A Genesis 4:1-16 A Tale of Two Offerings 09/15/02 The powerful, faith assuring epistle of Romans which we have been reading this past summer and from which our epistle is taken today, draws near to its close with the following words of chapter 15. “everything that is written in ...read more