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The Faith of Abel

October 9, 2016 Preacher: Rich Lanning Series: Hebrews 11

Scripture: Hebrews 11:4–11:4

The Faith of Abel
Hebrews 11:4
October 9, 2016


I. Cain and Abel’s story. Genesis 4:1–8

II. Abel’s worship flows out of sincere faith. Hebrews 12:4a; Genesis 4:5–7

III. Abel’s offer is better because it points to our need for an atoning sacrifice. Genesis 3:21
Hebrews 9:22
Hebrews 10:19–22
John 14:6

IV. Even death can’t silence Abel-like faith. Hebrews 11:4c

Questions for reflection:

  • How is Abel an example of the kind of faith that wins the commendation of God?
  • Why does God accept Abel’s offering but not Cain’s?
  • What does this teach us about how we should approach God?

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