Sodom and Gomorrah

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  • Reasons For The Destruction Of Sodom And Gomorrah

    within Christianity specifically, has become about the story of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. This discussion, however, is not a simple one by any stretch, as the mentioning and referencing of this event spreads wide across Scripture in both Old and New Testaments. Not only is the topic widespread, but in the past few recent decades…

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  • Sodom And Gomorrah Analysis

    Sodom and Gomorrah Summary: Sodom and Gomorrah are two exceptionally evil cities. God sends angels to see just how evil the city of sodom is. The angels enter the city and are taken home by a man named Lot. That night the evil people of Sodom beat on Lot door and demanded he send out the angels to them. The angels go out and strike everyone blind. The next morning the angels convince Lot, with his wife and two daughters, to flee the city. God then destroys both Sodom and Gomorrah with fire and…

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  • Levius Chapter 20 Analysis

    circumstances in The Bible that specifically say that holy angels possess humans. But why should this phenomenon be troublesome? I know of no particular commandment prohibiting angels from possessing humans. Also, the Holy Spirit, although not an angel, is a distinct personal being who resides in millions of Christians. Is it possible that the two men are actually men whose bodies have been taken over by holy angels? I suggest this is a possibility. Apparently, these were not angels who simply…

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  • Allusions In The Poisonwood Bible

    She uses this first hand experience to fill her most popular book, the Poisonwood Bible with allusions. This story takes place at a time when the Congo is fighting for, and achieving independence from imperialistic countries. Belgium, the United States, and a number of other countries attempted to colonize the country of Africa and impose foreign domination. As this is happening in the book, a Christian missionary family resides in the Congo. Nathan Price, the father and preacher along with his…

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  • The Story Of Sodom In Genesis 18 And 18

    The people who settled Sodom were the descendants of Noah’s grandson, Canaan. Was the seed of evil that reached its fullness in Noah’s day before the flood also present in the seed of Ham’s son, Canaan? Is it also possible that Ham’s wife was with child when she entered the ark? If so, perhaps the seed of wickedness from Ham’s wife — like Noah’s wine — was given time to ferment. Whether through that birth or a repetition of demonic unions like those prior to the flood, wickedness would again…

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  • Lack Of Hospitality In Homer's Odyssey

    and the punishment of bad hospitality, certainly permeated ancient Greek and Hebrew culture. The stories of Abraham and Lot in these two books are set up in a parallel structure which allows them to directly contrast one another. In book 18, God sends three visitors down to Abraham test his hospitality. Being hospitable to visitors was a very important aspect of ancient culture, and God’s decision to use Abraham’s hospitality as a litmus test of his qualities as a person indicates the importance…

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  • Prejudice Definition Essay

    such as Lesbian, Gays, Bisexual or Transsexuals (LGBT). I feel as if my spiritual beliefs has me feeling this way. It’s not them I have a problem with them as a person because Christ says to love everyone. That doesn’t mean I have to agree with what they do. I respect them and treat them just the same. I just can’t deal with their lifestyle. The Bible says in Romans 1:26-27 26 Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts. Even their women exchanged natural sexual relations for…

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  • Lombaard's Essay Five Historical Explanations For Genesis 22

    In the story of Abraham, he was given the mandate by God to sacrifice his son to him. God wanted to test Abraham’s faith and he was willing to sacrifice his son without questioning God’s orders. However, when God informed Abraham that he was going to destroy Sodom and Gomorrah, Abraham resisted. Part of the reason that Abraham pleaded with God to not destroy Sodom and Gomorrah was that he realized that there was good in that city full of sin. That not everyone was to be punished for the faults…

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  • Homosexuality In Wha Gnuse By Kevin Deyoung

    viewpoint is clearly unbiblical because Leviticus 18:22 states, “You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination.” And Leviticus 20:13 says, “If a man lies with a male as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination; they shall surely be put to death; their blood is upon them.” (ESV). God refers to homosexual sin as an abomination. A biblical definition of the word abomination is used to describe practices that are disgusting, loathsome and absolutely…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Gay Marriage

    vagina that is internal, so obviously the penis is meant for the vagina like two puzzles pieces destined for procreation. Anything else is out of the question, because science and biology backup this idea. Similarly, because women and men must procreate, a child of a same-sex couple would always be "deprived of his natural mother or father"(TFP) which ultimately lead the child to damnation and ruin. Another argument made by opposing Christians in the concept that being gay is a choice. In…

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