Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh.

Bible References

Faith

Genesis 4:3
At the designated time Cain brought some of the fruit of the ground for an offering to the Lord.
1 John 3:11
For this is the gospel message that you have heard from the beginning: that we should love one another,

A more

Hebrews 9:22
Indeed according to the law almost everything was purified with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.
Proverbs 15:8
The Lord abhors the sacrifices of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him.
Proverbs 21:27
The wicked person's sacrifice is an abomination; how much more when he brings it with evil intent!
Titus 1:16
They profess to know God but with their deeds they deny him, since they are detestable, disobedient, and unfit for any good deed.
Jude 1:11
Woe to them! For they have traveled down Cain's path, and because of greed have abandoned themselves to Balaam's error; hence, they will certainly perish in Korah's rebellion.

He obtained

Leviticus 9:24
Then fire went out from the presence of the Lord and consumed the burnt offering and the fat parts on the altar, and all the people saw it, so they shouted loudly and fell down with their faces to the ground.
1 Kings 18:38
Then fire from the Lord fell from the sky. It consumed the offering, the wood, the stones, and the dirt, and licked up the water in the trench.
Matthew 23:35
so that on you will come all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah son of Barachiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.
Luke 11:51
from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, who was killed between the altar and the sanctuary. Yes, I tell you, it will be charged against this generation.

And by

Hebrews 12:1
Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, we must get rid of every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and run with endurance the race set out for us,
Genesis 4:10
But the Lord said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood is crying out to me from the ground!
Matthew 23:35
so that on you will come all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah son of Barachiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.

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