In verse 6 two verses above, Cain was very angry with God because his offering wasn’t accepted. Cain didn’t have a good relationship with the Lord because he had sin in his life that he wasn’t dealing with (see verse 7).
But when we are brought into God’s presence through faith in Jesus we are made alive and that life is seen by the fruit we bear for His kingdom.
The houses with the blood of a lamb on it were pointing to Jesus’ death on the cross that by faith in Him we would receive His blood to cover us and protect us from the wrath of God being poured out on the wicked.
Questions to have in mind before interpreting the Scriptures.
What do you really know about Jesus?
Are you tainted with someone else’s understanding of God?
Do you know that a contradiction only occurs when one disagrees with what the Bible plainly says? Are you contradicting what the Bible says about a particular teaching for the one that you prefer?
If you are not walking with Jesus Christ through His Word, my hope is to persuade you today, to put your hope and trust in Him because without Him, you will not be able to enter into heaven (John 14:6)
Prayer keeps us humble and reminds us of our dependency on the Lord.
Rejoice in hope; be patient in affliction; be persistent in prayer.