Acceptable Conduct in The Days Of Lot

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Remember Lot?

Lot lived in Sodom, which is, of course, the city whose name serves as the root of the word sodomy, which is defined as: Any of various forms of sexual intercourse held to be unnatural or abnormal.

In the story of Sodom, as told in Genesis 19, homosexuality was boldly ‘out of the closet’ and rampant as evidenced by the men of Sodom trying to force their way into Lot’s house that they might “know“, in the biblical sense, two male angels who had come to visit him. We find that the wicked men of Sodom were pressing against Lot’s door so powerfully that the angels were forced to strike them with blindness, this apparently being the only way to prevent the men from “knowing” them wickedly, as in sodomizing them.

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What’s Next To Do?

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Be determined to know more than others. If you yourself do not cut the lines that tie you to the dock, God will have to use a storm to sever them and to send you out to sea. Put everything in your life afloat upon God, going out to sea on the great swelling tide of His purpose, and your eyes will be opened. If you believe in Jesus, you are not to spend all your time in the calm waters just inside the harbor, full of joy, but always tied to the dock. You have to get out past the harbor into the great depths of God, and begin to know things for yourself— begin to have spiritual discernment.