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Jer. 8:8 speaks how the Pharisees and scribes would twist the words of the law for their own benefit, not at all stating that the law itself was invalid.
2 Timothy 3:16
"All scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness..."
Therefore, if the scripture is the words of an almighty God, who has the power to corrupt what He has written?
The Lord, the author of life, commands that the only redemption for sin is blood. He gave Adam and Eve and everyone following them the commands of the different types of sacrifice and what The Lord would accept each of them for.
The Lord commanded them that the offering must be a pure, undefiled animal, and that its blood must be spilled and fat burned and that sacrifice would compensate for the sin everyone commits against God.
Now The Lord did not say to just sacrifice any animal, it had to be the best, the purest, with least defect.
"In the course of time, Cain brought to The Lord an offering of the fruit of the ground..."
Whereas "Abel also brought the firstborn (the most prized) of his flock..."
The Lord commanded many different types of offerings for different things but they had to be the best. The Lord did not accept Cain's offering because he gave the garbage fruit that had fallen to the ground. His heart was not in a place where he feared The Lord or cared to please Him and the proof is that he sacrificed the garbage that he didn't want.
But on the flip side, Abel gave the best that he had unto The Lord, and The Lord, looking at HIS HEART of sacrifice was pleased.
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