3.2 Reflection Questions


  • Why is Cain angry with Abel?
  • How does God try to help Cain?
  • What does Cain do?
  • What would have happened if Cain had listened to God?
  • How does God react to the fratricide? How would a human being probably have reacted?
  • What else stands out to you in this story?
  • What do you learn from this?


  • What attitudes and characteristics of the “old person” have you experienced in the community or in your group?
  • How did you deal with it or how did your community leadership deal with it?
  • What does Paul say we should do with it
  • What happens when an acute conflict is not talked about in your group?
  • What happens if forgiveness is not expressed or received after a conflict?
  • What things should you do to make a group grow in unity and love?
  • What else do you learn from this chapter?


  • What conflicts are described here?
  • What is the attitude of human nature behind each of these conflicts?
  • How does Jesus resolve these conflicts?
  • What do you learn from this?