My Brother’s Keeper

My brother’s keeper.
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What do you think? We definitely know the answer from Cain. We also know what our Father expects from us in his question before Cains questions back to him.
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God expected Cain to know where His brother was. He wasn’t asking a rhetorical question, although it could appear that way, since God knows all; however, He genuinely wanted Cain to answer His question.
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Cain replied, “I know not: Am I my brother’s keeper?” (Gen. 4:9).
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What do you think? Are we our brothers’ keepers?
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After general conference, maybe there is a great understanding of this. We were asked and counseled in many talks to love our enemies and do good to those who wrong us.
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Let’s take a look at a few scriptures: “Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.” (Matt. 19:19).”
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“When ye are in the service of your fellow beings ye are only in the service of your God.” (Mosiah 2:17).”
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“Our service to others may not be so dramatic, but we can bolster human spirits, clothe cold bodies, feed hungry people, comfort grieving hearts, and lift to new heights precious souls.” President Thomas S Monson.
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I’m here to tell you, WE ARE OUR “BROTHERS KEEPER.”
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It’s part of the purpose of life. The plan of eternal happiness is bringing everyone home to our Father’s kingdom. Why do you think we do missionary work if we aren’t our “brother’s keeper?” Why share with them? Why help people?
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The Lord is asking us the same question today as we fight one another in this contentious world we are facing. So, next time you decide to do wrong to another individual, remember the words of our Father in Heaven, “And the Lord said unto Cain (YOU), Where is Abel (YOUR HEART) thy brother?
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