rick & 1j13
Tuesday, December 09, 2003
"...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; and if he rescued Lot, a righteous man, who was distressed by the filthy lives of lawless men (for that righteous man, living among them day after day, was tormented in his righteous soul by the lawless deeds he saw and heard)--..." - 2 Peter 2:6-8 NIV

I'd never particularly considered Lot "righteous" with all of the things going wrong in his life and by looking at the seemingly self-centered choices he made. But here he is vindicated somewhat but showing that the internal bent of his soul was towards godliness and away from the sinfulness around him. Matthew Henry's commentary on these verses has alot to say

A friend from an email list asked some questions and I finally got around to posting my measly $.02:
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