What is happening in each of these stories? Which picutre do you find most interesting? Describe why… Cain and Abel Let’s read Genesis 4:1-16 together. Write down any questions or comments you have as we go. Cain and Abel The key issue in this story is Cain’s question in Genesis 4:9. “Am I my brother’s keeper?” What do you think that question means? How do you suppose God would answer it? Cain and Abel If the question is, “Do I have to care for my neighbor?” Then God’s answer is, “YES!!!” Cain and Abel What is the theme we said was going to keep popping up over the next few stories? 1… 2… 3… Cain and Abel Where is it in this story?? 1. Sin 2. Punishment 3. Compassion Cain and Abel Does anything in this story remind us of the Second Creation Story? Cain and Abel 1. God’s question to Cain? 2. Cain’s punishment? 3. God’s compassion? Cain and Abel Another theme to be on the lookout for… Which child is favored??