Deliverance from Destruction

January 22, 2023 Speaker: Mike Law Series: Genesis

Topic: Exposition Scripture: Genesis 19:1–38

 

Introduction

Context

Sermon in a sentence: The mercy of the Lord secures your deliverance from destruction and should make a difference.

1. God’s Judgment is Just [Genesis 19:1–13]

     a. Angels Arrive, Lodge with Lot [Genesis 19:1–3, cf. Genesis 13:10, 13]
     b. The City’s Lust, Lot’s Counteroffer [Genesis 19:4–9, cf. Gen. 4:1; Lev. 18:22, 20:13; Rom. 1:26–27]
     c. Lot Brought in, the Men Blinded [Genesis 19:10–11]
     d. The Angel’s Direction, the Lord’s Destruction [Genesis 19:12–13, cf. Jude 7]

2. God’s Mercy is Available through the Mediator [Genesis 19:14–29]

     a. Lot’s Appeal, Sons in-laws Apathy [Genesis 19:14, cf. Acts 17:31]
     b. Lot’s Lingering, the Lord’s Lovingkindness (mercy) [Genesis 19:15-17, cf. Gen. 18:23]
     c. Salvation for Lot, Salvation for a Little City [Genesis 19:18–22]
     d. Raining Down Fire [Genesis 19:24–26, cf. 2 Pet. 3:7, 10; Luk. 17:32; Jam. 4:4; 1 Jhn. 2:15; Matt. 10:15, 24:37–39; Luk. 17:26–32]
     e. Remembering Abraham [Genesis 19:27–29, cf. John 17, 1 Jhn. 2:1; Heb. 7:25]

3. God’s Deliverance Should Make a Difference [Genesis 19:30–38]

     a. Cowering in the Cave [Genesis 19:30, cf. Ps. 130:4]
     b. Daughters and Drunkenness [Genesis 19:31–35, cf. Lev. 18:7, 24–25]
     c. Of Newborns, Names, and Nations [Genesis 19:36–38]

Conclusion

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