In believing in God, you must at least resolve the issue of having a normal relationship with God. Without a normal relationship with God, then the significance in believing in God is lost.
So too did God resolve that, starting from this group of people, He would make manifest His deeds, and allow man to see His wisdom, authority, and power.
God’s meaning was clear: He was telling Abraham to give his only son Isaac, whom he loved, as a burnt offering.
And God said to Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.
God’s use of fire to destroy the city of Sodom is His swiftest method of utterly annihilating a humanity or a thing.
Once we have a general understanding of God’s righteous disposition, we can return our attention to the city of Sodom—what God saw as a city of sin. By understanding the substance of this city, we can understand why God wanted...
When the people of Sodom saw these two servants, they did not ask their reason for coming, nor did anyone ask whether they had come to spread God’s will. To the contrary, they formed a mob and, without waiting for...
And there came two angels to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing them rose up to meet them; and he bowed himself with his face toward the ground;
(Gen 18:26) And Jehovah said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes. (Gen 18:29) And he spoke to him yet again, and said, Peradventure there shall be...
And God said to Abraham, As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall her name be.