Paragraph 2259

2259. In the account of Abel’s murder by his brother Cain,57Scripture reveals the presence of anger and envy in man, consequences of original sin, from the beginning of human history. Man has become the enemy of his fellow man. God declares the wickedness of this fratricide: “What have you done? the voice of your brother’s blood is crying to me from the ground. and now you are cursed from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand.”58


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

420. What is the New Law or the Law of the Gospel?

47. Who is the Holy Spirit revealed to us by Jesus Christ?

465. When is a citizen forbidden to obey civil authorities?

32. In what way is the faith of the Church one faith alone?

362. What is eternal happiness?

137. Why are the missions of the Son and the Holy Spirit inseparable?

568. What are the expressions of the life of prayer?


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How important is courage and boldness according to Proverbs 28:1?

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How did Nehemiah deal with the division between rich and poor Jews in Nehemiah 5?

What is the spiritual battle mentioned in 2 Timothy 2:3-4, and how can a Christian fight it?

How does Esther’s story tell the Jewish people’s story of redemption?

The Light of the World: Jesus is the light that illuminates the darkness (John 8:12)