1. EXPLORE: How can you tell if you're a person of faith? "By faith" occurs first repeatedly in verses 3-6. What effect does this have on you as a reader? What has faith got to do with believing that God created the universe? What do you think made Abel a righteous man and why do you think so? Abel is dead; his brother murdered him. How is it that he still speaks today? How does faith affect God and how do you know? How do you think God rewards those who earnestly seek him? 2. Journal your thoughts on the passage: –Write about what God wants you to know . . . –Write about how God wants you to feel . . . –Write about what God wants you to do . .