Cain Hating Righteous, A Personal Choice

Bible Summary. Cain, the son of Adam and the bother of Abel, made his own choice to murder his brother. Cain made a personal choice to bring God an unworthy offering. The devil did not make Cain a murderer. God did not condemn Cain to be a murderer. As with Cain, we can complain about God’s righteousness, be resentful of God, be envious of other’s blessings, deny God’s truth, attempt to pervert God’s truth, and even hate God’s righteousness with a murderous spirit. See below for Biblical advice and scriptures concerning making a personal choice to hate righteousness.



Cain Made A Personal Choice To Hate Righteousness.

Cain, the son of Adam and the bother of Abel, made his own choice to murder his brother. Cain only murdered Abel because his brother was righteousness. The way of Cain is to hate righteousness. 1st John 3:12 advises us that because Cain’s works were evil, he hated his brother’s righteousness.

1st John 3:12, “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.”

Cain’s Personal Choice To Murder His Brother Abel.

Cain made a personal choice to bring God an unworthy offering. This was an offering of the ground, the cursed ground. Soon after that in the field, Cain rose up against Abel his brother and killed him.

Genesis 4:8, “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.”

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Cain Made A Personal Choice To Be Disobedient To God.

The devil did not make Cain a murderer. God did not condemn Cain to be a murderer. Cain made a personal choice to continue in his disobedience resulting in the murder of his brother Abel. Genesis 4:7 God counsels Cain to do well or suffer the consequences.

Genesis 4:7, “If thou doest well, 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.”

Hating Righteousness Is A Choice For All Us.

When we come in contact with something that we know is God’s Truth, we can complain about it, be resentful, be envious, deny it, lie about it, and even hate it with a murderous spirit. Genesis 4:8 tells of Cain making the personal choice of killing Abel.

Genesis 4:8, “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.