Who's to Blame?
Genesis 12:1-5 - God specifically instructed Abram to go forth from his country, relatives, and fatherís house; yet, he took Lot his nephew with him.
Genesis 13 Lot divided from Abram because the herdsmen had strived with each other. He ends up moving into Sodom.
Genesis 14 Lot was taken captive, and Abram rescued him.
Genesis 18:22-33 God would save the cities if there were righteous men there.
Genesis 19:16 The mercy of God was upon Lot. This is the first occurrence of mercy in the Scriptures.
Vs. 29 Because God remembered Abraham, He saved Lot.
Genesis 19:30-38 Did Lot and his daughters deserve mercy?
Jude 7 Sodom and Gomorrah are the standard of eternal judgment.
Revelation 15:3 and 4Revelation 16:11 The unrighteous never understand justice and hate those who judge and enforce justice.
Great and marvelous are Your works, O Lord God, the Almighty
Righteous and true are Your ways, King of the nations
Who will not fear, O Lord and glorify Your name?
For You alone are holy
For all the nations will come and worship before You
For Your righteous acts have been revealed
Romans 9:15-23 Godís mercy and judgment are determined by God.
Romans 11:28 and 29 Because of the fathers, Israel remains Godís beloved.
Romans 11:30-36 Godís mercy
Romans 12:1-3 The proper response to mercy
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