This Week's Story

Cain's Alibi

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Cain points the finger: "God and my parents treated me unfairly."

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Finally I meet my brother Cain.  He greets me, “Hi, Seth.  So, do you think you are seeing the famous first murderer?  I know that’s what people call me.  It is not fair.  Do you know that I was treated unfairly?  God rejected me, and Mom and Dad smeared my reputation.  Here is what happened to me.  I was an outstanding farmer and my produce was top grade.  One year I gave God the best of my harvest.  Our brother Abel gave God perfect lambs.  His gift was accepted and mine was refused! That’s injustice.”…
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