Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Sep 26, 2003
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,