The Lord and
two angels appears by tree of Mamre. Abraham noticed and offered
hospitality. In the process of conversation He told Abraham that He
would appear in a year and Abraham would have a son. Both Abraham
and his wife Sarah were old and this seemed impossible. Therefore,
we have the expression that is as true today as it was them; Is
anything too hard for the Lord? (Genesis
Intercedes for Sodom
visiting with Abraham and promising a son by next year at this time
the three visitors and Abraham head towards Sodom.
learns of the angels and the Lords mission regarding Sodom and begins
to ask question.
destroy the righteous along with the wicked?
begins to ask would you destroy Sodom if there were 50 righteous
people. The Lord's answer was no.
again ask regarding 45, then 40, then 30, then 20, and finally
10. Each time the Lord answered no.
then stops questioning.
Sodom and Gomorra were destroyed. We do know that God chose to
remove Lot and that part of his family that would listen and follow
him lot out of the city; a total of four. However, Lot's wife
looked back and turned into a pillar of salt.
Do we grasp the love of Jesus as to how far he will go/went to save