Methodists/Cain and Abel


Alona Israel wrote at 2016-03-05 04:08:27
The bible doesn't say how old Cain and Abel were at the time of the murder, so it can be assumed that they were of an older age and that Adam and Eve had born several other children who had children and the population had increase somewhat. So Cain feared for his life because other relatives would find out about what he'd done and kill him. This is possibly the reason for a wife popping up out of nowhere also. In Adam and Eve's generation it was necessary to allow incest.  On the other hand, Satan's offspring were still available too, so maybe Cain and Abel didn't pass God's DNA test and that caused them to be eliminated from the bloodline.


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Delton Krueger


United Methodist Pastor, District Superintendent, Conference Executive for over sixty years. Book of Discipline and General Conference experience. Also provider of information regarding the sacred days of the great world religions. Experience in working with many world religions and in business at Mall of America.


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Over fifty years of experience in the field of religion with a primary focus on Christianity and including experience with people of world religions.

Mall Area Religious Council
United Methodist Church as ordained clergyperson
Bloomington Community Foundation

Portable Guide to World Religions 2007

Hamline University, St. Paul, MN Drew University School of Theology, Madison NJ

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