Torah Daily #17: Bereishis (Genesis) Chapter 19 – The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrha

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S. L. Ozbun
Shawn L. Ozbun is an independent podcaster, author, and commentator of many biblical topics, most notably eschatology. Shawn is a student of the scriptures, ancient writings and biblical Hebrew language. Focused primarily on end times prophecy, biblical history, apocryphal text, and dead sea scroll documents. Most importantly, Shawn is passionate about delivering the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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  1. Although Lot offering his daughters in chapter 19 vs 8 is definitely disturbing, I think it demonstrates Lot’s willingness to sacrifice/give up/offer (unsure of the correct word) what is precious to him to protect those sent to him by God. Clearly the two angels did not need protection but it showed how quickly and without hesitation he gives up what is precious to him. Would I have done the same? Mostly likely not under those circumstances.

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      That’s an interesting perspective Andrew and I think a valid point. Thank you for sharing. You might be on to something.

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