God saw the sin of Sodom. These sins may have been of many different kinds since sin breeds sin, however the act of these men of Sodom toward the angels of God is very telling. There is no doubt that these men were lusting after the angels who had been sent in a homosexual way. Regardless of the other sins they were guilty of this sin stands out and is ...
5 They shouted to Lot, “Where are the men who came to spend the night with you? Bring them out to us so we can have sex with them!”
Was it the actions of these men that precipitated this action?
cause to happen suddenly, unexpectedly, or prematurely.
Was it the actions of these men in Genesis 19:5 that precipitated the ...
It doesn't matter. He chose based on what he saw.
10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar.
11 Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jordan; and Lot journeyed east: and ...
Here is a biblical profile of Sodom that explains precisely why they were destroyed.
Isaiah 3:8-9 says of Judah and Jerusalem, “They declare their sin as Sodom, they hide it not.” They had become so devoid of behavioral restraints that they did not even attempt to conceal their sins.
a. No more fear of God.
b. No more fear of accountability.
c. No more ...
Was Lot aware of how wicked Sodom and Gomorrah were when he chose the Jordan valley?
Peter sheds some light on this question, 2 Peter 2:
6 if he condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah by burning them to ashes, and made them an example of what is going to happen to the ungodly; 7and if he rescued Lot, a righteous man, who was distressed by the depraved ...
I think it's fairly natural to assume that Lot chose the jordan valley because it was the most fertile land and the best land (which it was). There really aren't many river valleys in Israel. Abraham was stuck with the hill country, which is not so good for livestock as a river valley.
But being that the land was fertile, the richest towns would be on it, ...