The Blood Atonement
Take your bibles please and turn to Genesis chapter four. Genesis chapter four. I want to speak to you today on this subject. The Blood Atonement. The blood atonement. And I read here from Genesis chapter four, verse one. "And Adam knew Eve his wife and she conceived and bare Cain and said, I have gotten a man from the Lord, and again she bare his brother Abel. And Able was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground."
One son was a shepherd. The other son was a farmer. "And in the process of time it came to pass that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the Lord. And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the Lord had respect unto Abel and to his offering. But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell. And the Lord said unto Cain, why art thou wroth? And why is thy countenance fallen? If thou doest well, thou shalt thou not be accepted? And if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be his desire and thou shalt rule over him. And Cain talked with Abel his brother, and it came to pass that when they were in the field that Cain rose up against Abel, his brother and slew him." The Blood Atonement.
Have you ever noticed that uh, in the morning when you go out to pick up the newspaper or to walk in the yard, the sun is just coming up, that it cast the shadow of your body, if it's a bright day, and that the shadow of your body is somewhat uh, distorted and elongated. It may run across the lawn and up the side of the house if the sun is just coming up in the east. But then, as the uh, sun continues to come up a little more, you're shadow takes a little more definite shape and then in the forenoon when the sun is at about a forty five degree angle, the shadow becomes very sharp and very precise. But, finally, when the sun in the summertime comes directly overhead the shadow di ...
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