It’s about Soul Work and Keeping…Genesis 4:1-24

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SLIDE 1 – WHEN IN HISTORY / WHERE IN SOCIETY

Empires

Nations

Cities – City States

Settled Farming Communities

Nomadic Tribes

Families

SLIDE 2 – GENESIS 4:7

Why are you angry? Why are you downcast? If you do what is right will you not be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door. It desires to have you. But you must master it.

SLIDE 3 – GENESIS 4 – A WORLD WHERE THE PRESENCE OF OTHERS MEANS…

Competition

Jealousy

Rivalry

Aggression

Fear

Threat

Murder

SLIDE 4 – A KEEPER IS SOMEONE WHO…

Looks out for

Keeps watch over

Guards

Protects

Keeps safe

Defends

Looks after / cares for

SLIDE 5 – GENESIS 4:9 – AM I MY BROTHER’S KEEPER?

NO                                          YES

Competition                        Look out for  

Jealousy                                Keep watch over

Rivalry                                  Guard

Aggression                           Protect

Fear                                        Keep safe

Threat                                   Defend

Murder                                 Look after, care for

SLIDE 6 – ADDING SOME SPECIFIC NAMES

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AM I S.VINOTH & B.BOOCHANI’S KEEPER?

NO                                          YES

Competition                        Look out for  

Jealousy                                Keep watch over

Rivalry                                  Guard

Aggression                           Protect

Fear                                        Keep safe

Threat                                   Defend

Murder                                 Look after, care for

SLIDE 7 – THOSE PEOPLE…

NO                                          YES

Competition                        Look out for  

Jealousy                                Keep watch over

Rivalry                                  Guard

Aggression                           Protect

Fear                                        Keep safe

Threat                                   Defend

Murder                                 Look after, care for

 

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