God rejected Cain’s sacrifice, because he was trying to offer his own best efforts. God had already shown that only a covering of animal skins, requiring the shedding of blood, would be good enough to cover a person’s sin. That is why Abel’s offering was accepted.
CreationBytes 3: What’s Wrong with Cain’s Sacrifice
About the Author: Eric Hovind
Eric Hovind grew up immersed in the world of apologetics and following college graduation in 1999, he began full-time ministry. President and Founder of Pensacola-based organization, Creation Today, Eric’s passion to reach people with the life-changing message of the Gospel has driven him to speak in five foreign countries and all fifty states. He lives in Pensacola, Florida with his wife Tanya and three children and remains excited about the tremendous opportunity to lead an apologetics ministry in the war against evolution and humanism.