Oddly enough the oldest temple was “found in the last few years.” In Nov. 2008 Smithsonian did a short article on ‘Gobekli Tepe”. It was passed over for years as nothing….just a burial site…. But after the odd elaborate T shaped stones were dug up some began to think…Carbon dating showed that of animals offered up dated the site 11,000 BC. It is huge with at least 16 different “temples” in 22 acres of land. Yet, even more amazing it was the early temple was for hunters or meat eaters not farmers; even though most scientist believed believed that farmers had to start the first religion. Maybe we should examine the first kids?
In Genesis 4 we all know about Cain the farmer killing his brother Able. But after he says “Am I my bother’s keeper?” And he…”Lord?” said the voice of thy brother’s blood crieth unto me from the ground. ………. But in vs 13 Cain reacts: And “Cain said unto the Lord, My punishment is greater that I can bear. Behold thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid. I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, that every one that findeth me shall kill me. ” Really you pig Cain you just killed your only brother and got caught; did you think you were only “protesting?” God smelled the blood…any you say Am I? ONLY, God says “I am”
Think about that. How many OTHER PEOPLE WERE ALIVE BACK THEN? So the Lord put a mark or Mask on Cain to protect him; from OTHER racists killers who lived “in the earth.” Sadly, does the killing ever end!
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