When Abraham gave
Lot his choice of where to live, what did Lot choose for himself and his
"And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan,
that it was well watered everywhere, before the Lord destroyed Sodom and
Gomorrah, even as the garden of the Lord. ...Then Lot chose him all the
plain of Jordan." Genesis 13:10, 11.
Where did this
choice take him?
"Abram dwelled in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelled in the
cities of the plain, and pitched his tent toward Sodom." Verse
What were the
inhabitants of that city like?
"But the men of Sodom were wicked and sinners before the Lord
exceedingly." Verse 13.
description of this city is given us in the Word of God?
"Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride,
fullness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in
her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and
needy. And they were haughty, and committed abomination before
Me: therefore I took them away as I saw good." Ezekiel 16:49, 50.
(See Genesis 19:19.)
How did their
conduct affect Lot?
"And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation of
the wicked: (for that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and
hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful
deeds)." 2 Peter 2:7, 8.
Sodom and Gomorrah, whom did the Lord send to deliver Lot and his family?
"And there came two angels to Sodom at even."
"And the men [angels] said unto Lot, Hast thou here any besides? son
in law, and thy sons, and thy daughters, and whatsoever thou has in the
city, bring them out of this place: for we will destroy this place,
because the cry of them is waxen great before the face of the Lord; and
the Lord hath sent us to destroy it." Genesis 19:1, 12, 13.
Was Lot successful
in warning his married children?
"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." Verse 14.
What did the angels
tell Lot the next morning?
"Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are here; lest
thou be consumed in the iniquity of the city ...Escape for thy life;
look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain; escape to
the mountain, lest thou be consumed." Verses 15-17.
What occurred next?
"Then the Lord rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire
from the Lord out of
heaven; and He overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the
inhabitants of the cities, and that which grew upon the ground."
affections of Lot's wife were still in Sodom, what happened to her?
"But his wife looked back from behind him, and she became a
pillar of salt." Verse 26.
condition of the world just prior to His Second Advent, to what did Christ
"Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat,
they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded; but the
same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from
heaven, and destroyed them all, Even thus shall it be in the day when
the Son of man is revealed." Luke 17:28-30.