The Killing Field

From April 2021.

The Brew Is A Musing

Now Cain said to his brother Abel, “Let’s go out to the field.” And while they were in the field, Cain attacked his brother Abel and killed him.   (Genesis 4:8, NIV 1984). 

My Musings – And so it began. The problem was not the rock Cain used, if it was a rock, or his bare hands. It was a different part of his anatomy — his heart. Today, another mass shooting in the United States. A travesty, as is any kind of homicide — even if only one. But it was more than one.

The U.S. has over 30,000 gun deaths per year. According to the FBI’s 2019 Crime in the U.S. report, firearms were used in 73.66% of murders in the United States in 2019. Additionally, the Department of Justice estimates that 60% of adult firearm deaths are by suicide. (https://worldpopulationreview.com/state-rankings/gun-violence-by-state).

My intent is not to defend or refute…

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Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

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