Tag: Cain

Hidden from God

Posted on August 17th, by admin in thinking. No Comments

“My punishment is more than I can bear…… will be hidden from your presence; I will be a restless wanderer on the earth” (Genesis 4:13, 14 NIV84)

Cain is always thought of as an evil man who killed his brother. We forget that he loved the presence of God, and his greatest fear was to be hidden form Gods presence. I often wonder what it was like for Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel post garden. How did they interact with God, what was it like? How did god help them? We know they knew the presence of God but I wonder to degree? God provided clothes for them when they left Eden – how did he interact with them. W don’t know the answers but the presence of God must’ve been life changing – significant that to be outside of His presence was Cain’s greatest fear. He knew that without the presence of God he would be a restless wanderer. And that is what so many people are when they do not know the presence of God, restless wandered. Trying to find there place, trying to find where they fit in, restlessly wandering. Peace is under rated and it is … Read More »