Cain Archive

Why Did God Accept Abel’s Offering and Reject Cain’s?

First, we must not suppose that Abel’s offering was accepted because it was a blood sacrifice and Cain’s rejected because it was bloodless. Each gave according to his vocation, but Abel gave the firstborn, the fattest of his flock, while Cain gave fruit that was not the firstfruits. As such, at issue was a disposition […]

Who was Cain’s wife?

One of the most common objections to the Genesis account of Creation concerns the reference to Cain’s wife in Genesis 4:17. Unless God supernaturally created a wife for Cain as he had for Adam, he would have had to engage in incest with one of his sisters. First, we should note that Adam lived almost […]