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The Example of Sodom


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The Example of Sodom

  1. 2. Genesis Series – Part 17 Genesis 19 & 1 Cor. 10:6; 11-12 Anthony Grove Baptist Church Rev. Dennis E. Bean November 15, 2009
  2. 3. 1 Corinthians 10:6 <ul><li>6 Now these things occurred as examples to keep us from setting our hearts on evil things as they did. (NIV) </li></ul>
  3. 4. 1 Corinthians 10:11-12 <ul><li>11 These things happened to them as examples and were written down as warnings for us, on whom the fulfillment of the ages has come. 12 So, if you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don’t fall! (NIV) </li></ul>
  4. 5. 1. Avoid The Examples of _____________. <ul><li>A. Lot Represents the ___________. </li></ul>Rebellion Backslider Lot Was ______________ in Sodom . Prestigious Genesis 19:1 The two angels arrived at Sodom in the evening, and Lot was sitting in the gateway of the city. When he saw them, he got up to meet them and bowed down with his face to the ground. (NIV)
  5. 6. <ul><li>Matthew 6:24 24 “No one can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and Money. (NIV) </li></ul>
  6. 7. Lot Was _____________ In Sodom. <ul><li>Genesis 19:7 7 and said, “No, my friends. Don’t do this wicked thing. (NIV) </li></ul><ul><li>Genesis 19:14 14 So Lot went out and spoke to his sons-in-law, who were pledged to marry his daughters. He said, “Hurry and get out of this place, because the LORD is about to destroy the city!” But his sons-in-law thought he was joking. (NIV) </li></ul>Powerless
  7. 8. Lot was ____________ in Sodom. <ul><li>Genesis 19:18-19 18 But Lot said to them, “No, my lords, please! 19 Your servant has found favor in your eyes, and you have shown great kindness to me in sparing my life. But I can’t flee to the mountains; this disaster will overtake me, and I’ll die. (NIV) </li></ul>Pompous
  8. 9. Lot was _______________ in Judgment <ul><li>1 Corinthians 3:13-15 13 his work will be shown for what it is, because the Day will bring it to light. It will be revealed with fire, and the fire will test the quality of each man’s work. 14 If what he has built survives, he will receive his reward. 15 If it is burned up, he will suffer loss; he himself will be saved, but only as one escaping through the flames. (NIV) </li></ul>Poverty stricken
  9. 10. Lot was _____________ in the Cave. <ul><li>Genesis 19:30 30 Lot and his two daughters left Zoar and settled in the mountains, for he was afraid to stay in Zoar. He and his two daughters lived in a cave. (NIV) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Genesis 19:33 33 That night they got their father to drink wine, and the older daughter went in and lay with him. He was not aware of it when she lay down or when she got up. (NIV) </li></ul>Pathetic
  10. 11. B. Mrs. Lot Represents the ____________. <ul><li>Genesis 19:26 26 But Lot’s wife looked back, and she became a pillar of salt. (NIV) </li></ul>  Pretender
  11. 12. C. The Son-in-laws Represent the __________. <ul><li>Genesis 19:14 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. (KJV) </li></ul>Mocker
  12. 13. D. The Daughter Represent the ___________. <ul><li>Genesis 19:31-32 31 One day the older daughter said to the younger, “Our father is old, and there is no man around here to lie with us, as is the custom all over the earth. 32 Let’s get our father to drink wine and then lie with him and preserve our family line through our father.” (NIV) </li></ul>Schemers
  13. 14. E. The Sodomites Represent The __________. <ul><li>The _________ for Their Destruction. </li></ul>Flaunters Reason Genesis 18:20 20 Then the LORD said, “The outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is so great and their sin so grievous (NIV)
  14. 15. <ul><li>Isaiah 3:9 9  The look on their faces testifies against them; they parade their sin like Sodom; they do not hide it. Woe to them! They have brought disaster upon themselves. (NIV) </li></ul>
  15. 16. The ___________ of Their Destruction. <ul><li>1 Thessalonians 5:2 2 for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. (NIV) </li></ul>Quickness
  16. 17. 3. Follow The Examples of ______________. <ul><li>A. We Need the ___________ of the Angels. </li></ul>Righteousness Priorities Genesis 19:15 15 With the coming of dawn, the angels urged Lot, saying, “Hurry! Take your wife and your two daughters who are here, or you will be swept away when the city is punished.” (NIV)
  17. 18. B. We Need The _______ of Abraham. <ul><li>Genesis 19:27 27 Early the next morning Abraham got up and returned to the place where he had stood before the LORD. (NIV) </li></ul>  Peace
  18. 19. 3. Remember The Example of ___________. <ul><li>A. Remember The _________ of Lot. </li></ul>  Redemption Rescue Genesis 19:29 29 So when God destroyed the cities of the plain, he remembered Abraham, and he brought Lot out of the catastrophe that overthrew the cities where Lot had lived. (NIV)
  19. 20. B. Remember The ____________ of Moab. <ul><li>Genesis 19:37 37 The older daughter had a son, and she named him Moab; he is the father of the Moabites of today. (NIV) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  Matthew 1:5 5   Salmon the father of Boaz, whose mother was Rahab, Boaz the father of Obed, whose mother was Ruth, Obed the father of Jesse, (NIV) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>Redemption