Old Testament Passages Good for Everyone to Know, Part 17
by Douglas Jacoby
We all face disappointment from time to time, so not surprisingly the Bible speaks to this. Unspiritual Cain's face fell when God accepted his brother's offering but not his own (Gen 4:5). The Rich Young Ruler walked away from Jesus, crestfallen, as he realized discipleship's implications for the pocketbook (Mark 10:22).