*** How was the first
death brought about?
“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.” Gen. 4:8.
*** 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
“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
“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, 8.
*** What did Joseph say
when he was tempted on a certain point?
“How then, can I do this
great wickedness, and sin against
God?” Gen. 39:9.
*** 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?
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. 20:22, 23.
*** Why did God make His
promise to the seed of Abraham?
“Because that Abraham obeyed
My voice, and kept My