Lot’s of Churches
So, as in the days of Noah? Well, yes. But, also…as in the days of Lot. Just what do I mean by that? Is it a stretch, or are we witnessing a rerun?
First, I must elaborate on the subject at hand is….
Genesis 19 (KJV)
2 And he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into your servant’s house, and tarry all night, and wash your feet, and ye shall rise up early, and go on your ways. And they said, Nay; but we will abide in the street all night.
8 Behold now, I have two daughters which have not known man; let me, I pray you, bring them out unto you, and do ye to them as is good in your eyes: only unto these men do nothing; for therefore came they under the shadow of my roof.
9 And they said, Stand back. And they said again, This one fellow came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: now will we deal worse with thee, than with them. And they pressed sore upon the man, even Lot, and came near to break the door.
14 And Lot went out, and spake unto his sons in law, which married his daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place; for the Lord will destroy this city. But he seemed as one that mocked unto his sons in law.
16 And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters; the Lord being merciful unto him: and they brought him forth, and set him without the city.
17 And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life; look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain; escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed.
19 Behold now, thy servant hath found grace in thy sight, and thou hast magnified thy mercy, which thou hast shewed unto me in saving my life; and I cannot escape to the mountain, lest some evil take me, and I die:
So, these angels that appeared…did they save Lot and his family’s life? YES! They warned Lot of the impending event which was to take place, not only that but there was a warning to the people outside the door but they didn’t listen.
They told Lot, not only are you and your family to leave…but don’t look back. Well, needless to say…Lot’s wife looked and she became a pillar of salt.
What was the meaning of this whole story?
- Listen to GOD and HIS warnings.
- We are to discern the Scripture of The Bible
The city was full of iniquity. This iniquity was the subject of homosexuality. How can I say that? Because Lot offered his virgin daughters to these people, yet that would not have it….they wanted the angels. Sexual connatations are implied here. But, there will be many who say that we are reading into this chapter, what is NOT there. But, you need not be a rocket scientist to figue it out. Many times GOD tells us that only HIS children will discern THE WORD!
Even Israel is subject to GOD’s Wrath!
“The one thing I do want to say is that Israel is the only country in the Middle East where you can live and be openly gay, where gay people can lead safe and prosperous lives,” he said.
“There is even a pride march.”
Pope asks for apology
He said, “We Christians have to apologize for so many things, not just for this [treatment of gays], but we must ask for forgiveness. … I think that the Church not only should apologize … to a gay person whom it offended, but it must also apologize to the poor as well, to the women who have been exploited, to children who have been exploited by [being forced to] work. It must apologize for having blessed so many weapons.”
“If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?”
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