The Prophetic Messenger

A Newsletter From Mysteries From The Word Of God Ministries
November/December 2013 - Volume 15/Issue 6

Noah Or Lot - Part III

26 And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man. 27 They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all. 28 Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded; 29 But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all.
Luke 17:26-29


In this issue of The Prophetic Messenger, we will finish a message titled “Noah Or Lot.” In the last two newsletters, we looked at Noah as an example of Christian living. In this issue we will look at Lot to learn from his mistakes.

1. Lot

Jesus told us in the last days before His return, that the world would be as the days of Lot. In Luke 17:28-29 it says “28 Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded; 29 But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all.”

a) Lot Was Unaware Of What The Lord Was About To Do
Genesis 19 shows us that Lot was totally unaware that God was about to destroy the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha. In II Peter 2:7-8 it shows the state of Lot before Sodom and Gomorrha was destroyed. In II Peter 2:7-8 it says “7And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation of the wicked: 8 (For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds;)” In Genesis 19:1-14 it says “1 And there came two angels to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing them rose up to meet them; and he bowed himself with his face toward the ground;2 And he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into your servant’s house, and tarry all night, and wash your feet, and ye shall rise up early, and go on your ways. And they said, Nay; but we will abide in the street all night. 3 And he pressed upon them greatly; and they turned in unto him, and entered into his house; and he made them a feast, and did bake unleavened bread, and they did eat. 4 But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of Sodom, compassed the house round, both old and young, all the people from every quarter: 5 And they called unto Lot, and said unto him, Where are the men which came in to thee this night? bring them out unto us, that we may know them. 6 And Lot went out at the door unto them, and shut the door after him, 7 And said, I pray you, brethren, do not so wickedly. 8 Behold now, I have two daughters which have not known man; let me, I pray you, bring them out unto you, and do ye to them as is good in your eyes: only unto these men do nothing; for therefore came they under the shadow of my roof. 9 And they said, Stand back. And they said again, This one fellow came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: now will we deal worse with thee, than with them. And they pressed sore upon the man, even Lot, and came near to break the door. 10 But the men put forth their hand, and pulled Lot into the house to them, and shut to the door. 11 And they smote the men that were at the door of the house with blindness, both small and great: so that they wearied themselves to find the door. 12 And the men said unto Lot, Hast thou here any besides? son in law, and thy sons, and thy daughters, and whatsoever thou hast in the city, bring them out of this place: 13 For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them is waxen great before the face of the LORD; and the LORD hath sent us to destroy it. 14 And Lot went out, and spake unto his sons in law, which married his daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place; for the LORD will destroy this city. But he seemed as one that mocked unto his sons in law.” We see a lack of discernment in Lot because he did not know that the two men were angels sent from God, he did not know what the state of Sodom and Gomorrah was, and he did not realize that God sent the angels to destroy these two cities. In verses 12 and 13 it says “12 And the men said unto Lot, Hast thou here any besides? son in law, and thy sons, and thy daughters, and whatsoever thou hast in the city, bring them out of this place: 13 For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them is waxen great before the face of the LORD; and the LORD hath sent us to destroy it.”

In closing, many Christians today are like Lot. They lack discernment and are blind to what the Lord Jesus Christ is about to do on the earth. We hope this message will help encourage the Christians to begin to grow, to walk in the Spirit and be a strong witness for Jesus Christ. For more information, see the articles titled “Why The Church Has No Power” and “Knowing God’s Voice” in the March/April 2001 and March/ April 2005 issues of the Prophetic Messenger newsletter.


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