A Pastor told me earlier, Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed because of homosexuality…….
Friends we all need to read the Word for ourselves, because even Leaders and Shepherds will lead you astray (not meaning to), but because they don’t study God’s Word and inquire of The LORD for truth.
I do not study enough either — but I do study. There is never enough time in the day, it seems many times…. but WE make our own PRIORITIES.
I am not going to be dependent on what someone tells me to be the truth!
The Spirit of Truth can teach us truth, as we read, study and inquire of God, He will release understanding, as we do our part.
Don’t depend on others when you have a relationship yourself with God, with the One who knows the truth. God wants you to know.
Was the sin of Sodom and Gomorrah’s “homosexuality”?
I think I will do more… say more on this later.
I posted recently on Facebook about Disney and homosexuality coming to the forefront earlier……
In Genesis 18:20, God told Abraham the outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is great and their sin is very grave, but God did “NOT” say what their grave sin was.
Abraham actually stood in the gap for Sodom and Gomorrah and cared about them and bargained with God to be merciful.
I hope pastors, leaders and laymen are standing in the gap for all sinners everywhere!
The SIN of Sodom in short: Ezekiel said, while condemning the people of Jerusalem, shortly before the city was destroyed, Ezekiel explicitly stated the source of Sodom‘s guilt;
“behold, this was the iniquity of those 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 hottie, and committed abomination before me; therefore I took them away,” Ezekiel 16:49-50.
Homosexuality was not the root of Sodom’s sin: it was the FRUIT of her sin!
God takes no pleasure in the death of the wicked; His Will is for people to repent and turn from their wicked ways so he can show mercy, (Ezekiel 18:32; 23:11).
God is not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance, (2 Peter 3:9).
Sodom’s sin: PRIDE! EXCESS! IDLENESS!
God did destroy her after mercifully giving her a warning and 10 years to repent.
~ Gail Manizak