The Sin Of Sodom
Now take your Bibles and turn with me to Genesis chapter 18 as we think about the sin of Sodom. The sin of Sodom. Genesis chapter 18. And I want us to take up our reading in verse 16. Abraham has had two angels to come and visit him and they give him some mighty revelations and after this, we begin reading here in Genesis 18:16, this episode. The men rose up from thence and looked toward Sodom. And Abraham went with them to bring them on the way. And the Lord said, shall I hide from Abraham the things which I do, seeing that Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him. For I know that he will command his children and his household after him and they shall keep the way of the Lord to do justice and judgment, that the Lord shall bring upon Abraham the things that I have spoken of him. The Lord said, because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous, for I will go down now and see if they have done altogether according to the cry of it, and if not I will know. And the men turned their faces from thence and when toward Sodom, but Abraham stood yet before the Lord. And Abraham drew near and said, wilt thou also destroy the righteous with the wicked. The Sin of Sodom. Sodom is mentioned 6 times in the Old Testament. Four times in the New Testament. And when Sodom is mentioned it is always mentioned with a sense of foreboding and fear because it was an exceedingly wicked city. And God destroyed Sodom with fire and brimstone. And Peter tells us in Second Peter, chapter two and verse six, that God turned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah into ashes. He condemned them with a, with an overthrow, and then the bible says that he left them for an example to all that after should live ungodly. Now, pay attention. The smoking ruins of Sodom, the devastation of Sodom, the judgment of Sodom is God's classic example of how he fee ...
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