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The Church Fathers tell us that the idea of offering sacrifice to God was placed in the conscience of man from the beginning: In the course of time Cain brought an offering of the fruits of the earth to the Lord Consider how the Lord of nature added knowledge to conscience. After all, who brought this to our understanding? It was none other than ...


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Sacrifice is a feature of many non Christian religions, including those such as the Aztecs who had never come into contact with the Hebrew traditions. Humans have a natural inclination to offer gifts or show their respect to those who are their lords and masters. Therefore I think it far more likely that the decision of Cain and Abel to make a sacrifice was ...



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