Sodom and Gomorrah: A Story About Sin and Judgment

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Sodom and Gomorrah are two of the Old Testament's most infamously sinful cities. Genesis 19 tells the story of how God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah for their wickedness, but spared Lot and his family (mostly). The New Testament uses these cities as examples of behavior that God's people need to avoid. But what exactly was the nature of Sodom's sin? Why did God single them out? And why was Lot spared? In his online course on the book of Genesis, Old Testament scholar Tremper Longman III answers these questions and more, starting where the story truly begins in Genesis 18, when Abraham finds himself hosting three unknown visitors. This video comes from that course. WATCH THE GENESIS SERIES:

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Bible References

Genesis 18-19

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Judgment Sin