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The People of Sodom Want to Press Sore on God’s Messagers. A Commentary on Genesis 19:9

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 you, than with them. And they pressed sore on the man, even Lot, and came near to break the door.

– Genesis 19:9

Thoughts on Today’s Verse…

From these Bible verses we can see when the two angels came to Sodom to save Lot, the people of Sodom tried to harm God’s messengers. Actually, the two messengers were perfect strangers to the people of Sodom, and they had never harmed their interests, which reflects that the Sodom’s evil makes people boil with anger. God’s disposition is righteous, He couldn’t put up with such a filthy and evil city, so He decided to destroy it. People in our age are also full of evil and corruption. They pursue status and power, enjoy fleshly comforts and eat, drink, and have fun for the sake of desires of the flesh. Many people worship idols without worshipping God, and there is no place for God even in the heart of us believers in God. … The extent of corruption in our time is far and beyond what it was back in the age of Sodom. If we still fail to repent to God, we can surely imagine what our outcome shall be …

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