Abel: Responded to God

I. Two stories

     A. Abel responded to God.

     B. Cain responded to Abel.

II. The differences

     A. The kind of gift.

     B. The kind of life.

III. Abel still speaks

     A. He reminds us to respond to God in faith.

     B. He points to the importance of authenticity.


Able's offering to God provides an example, demonstrating to us that what we give to God is just as important as the way in which we give. This week I want to challenge you to evaluate what God receives from you. Is it your best? Does it come from your heart?