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The People Who Lived In The City Of Sodom
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The nineteenth chapter of Genesis records 6 kinds of people in the City of Sodom.

The Sodomites (Gen 19:4-9)

The men of the city were very wicked. On hearing that there were guests in Lot’s house, the men of Sodom compassed the house round, both young and old, all the people from every quarter had conic with evil intent to have relations with Lot’s guests. Their debauchery was reflected in their conversation with Lot. And Lot grieved over the deeds of the Sodomites. The world in the end time will he like the City of Sodom (Rev 11 :5). Sooner or later, it is going to be destroyed.

Lot’s Sons-In-Law (Gen )

The two sons-in-law were sinners of the City of Sodom. They responded to Lot’s serious words with mockery. Similarly today, people will reject and mock at the truth preached to them (2 Pet 3:3-4).

Lot’s Wife (Gen )

She believed the words spoken by the angels and came out from the City of Sodom. She was saved hut was struck dead and became a pillar of salt when she turned and looked back at the sinful city. Believers who love the world are like Lot’s wife. Since we have departed from the sinful world we must not turn hack and look but must press forward towards the holy mountain of God (Col 3:1-2).

Lot’s Daughters (Gen -38)

The incest committed by the two daughters of Lot was probably learnt from the City of Sodom where they had seen such practices and so were influenced by them. The Bible records, “For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption” (Gal 6:8).

Lot (Gen 19:1)

Lot departed from the man of faith. Abraham, on account of his love for the city of sin. He left Canaan for Sodom. Lot was made an official. He sat at the gateway to judge the people. At first, he seemed to have gained a lot but in the end he lost much more, including his properties and his wife. when the city he was living in was destroyed.

Abraham (Gen -28)

Of all the characters mentioned in this chapter only Abraham remained in the grace of God and was worthy of our emulation. Abraham lived in Hebron in the land of Canaan (Gen ). Early in the morning he would rise up and communicate with God at the altar which he had built for God.


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