Genesis 18:16-19:29 – Sodom & Gomorrah

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Study Type - Adult Lesson

Fellowship - Becky Bereans

Series - Genesis 2024

Book - Genesis

cities of the valley, Lot, Sodom, wickedness

Genesis 18:16-19:29, Matthew 18:15-17, Exodus 32:9-13, Numbers 14:11-16, Psalm 51:4, Genesis 3:5, Genesis 4:17, Matthew 5:14-16, Matthew 10:26-28

The story of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah is very familiar. We begin by looking at the humorous story of Abraham’s “negotiation” with God on the cities’ behalf. Afterward, we study Lot’s escape from the destruction with his family.

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Cities of the Valley

This map shows possible locations for the cities of the Dead Sea valley destroyed by God for their wickedness (Genesis 19). The precise location of these cities remains subject to scholarly debate. The map also shows the possible route Lot followed from Luz (Bethel) to Sodom when he and Abram parted ways after returning to Canaan from Egypt (Genesis 13), Lot’s possible escape route from Sodom to Zoar, and the route from Abraham’s tent at the oaks of Mamre to one possible location for Sodom.

Map © https://biblemapper.com. Used by permission.

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