How was the first death
"And Cain talked with Abel his brother; and it came to pass, when they
were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him."
What was the difference
between the characters of the two men?
"Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And
wherefore slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's
righteous." 1 John 3:12.
Did the Lord impute sin
to Cain for taking the life of his brother?
"If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not
well, sin lieth at the door... And he [God] said,"... the voice of
thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground... now art thou cursed
from the earth." Gen. 4:7-11.
In what condition was
mankind before the flood?
"The earth also was corrupt before God; and the earth was filled with
violence." Gen. 6:11.
What did God purpose to
do with the people of that day?
"And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before Me; for
the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them
with the earth." Gen. 6:13.
What was Noah called?
"And spared not the old world, but saved Noah, the eighth person, a
preacher of righteousness." 2 Peter 2:5.
Why did the Lord destroy
"The men of Sodom were wicked and sinners before the Lord
exceedingly." Gen. 13:13. "We will destroy this place, because the cry
of them is waxen great before the face of the Lord." Gen. 19:13.
By what standard were
their deeds weighed?
"And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation of the
wicked; for that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed
his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds." 2 Peter 2:7,
What did Joseph say when
he was tempted on a certain point?
"How then, can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?"
What did God tell Abraham
concerning the Amorites?
"But in the fourth generation they shall come hither again; for the
iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full." Gen. 15:16.
Of what sin were they
"And he did very abominably in following idols, according to all
things as did the Amorites, whom the Lord cast out before the children of
Israel." 1 Kings 21:26.
Why did the Lord abhor
the nations that occupied Canaan before Israel?
"Ye shall therefore keep all My statutes, and all My judgments and do
them: that the land, whither I bring you to dwell therein, spue you not out. And
ye shall not walk in the manners of the nation, which I cast out before you; for
they committed all these things, and therefore I abhorred them." Lev.
Why did God make His
promise to the seed of Abraham?
"Because that Abraham obeyed My voice, and kept My charge,
My commandments, My statutes and My laws." Gen. 26:5.
What will the children of
"Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye would do the
works of Abraham." John 8:39.
Who are the children of
"And if ye be Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs according
to the promise." Gal. 3:29.