And quarreling arose between Abram’s herders and Lot’s. The Canaanites and Perizzites were also living in the land at that time.
So Abram said to Lot, “Let’s not have any quarreling between you and me, or between your herders and mine, for we are close relatives.
Is not the whole land before you? Let’s part company. If you go to the left, I’ll go to the right; if you go to the right, I’ll go to the left.”
Lot looked around and saw that the whole plain of the Jordan toward Zoar was well watered, like the garden of the Lord, like the land of Egypt. (This was before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.)
So Lot chose for himself the whole plain of the Jordan and set out toward the east. The two men parted company:
Abram lived in the land of Canaan, while Lot lived among the cities of the plain and pitched his tents near Sodom.
Now the people of Sodom were wicked and were sinning greatly against the Lord.
Summary: I use a rubber band to illustrate how faith must stretch us... Will we keep doing things the same old way and expect a different outcome. Lot settled for less than what God had planned. Faith reaches beyond...
Summary: Be careful where you pitch your tent. Don’t sacrifice your walk with God for money or material possessions.
Be careful where you pitch your tent. Lot is a prime example of improper priorities in his life.
Summary: As servants of the Lord we need to be on constant watchful guard against the subtle ways the enemy uses to divert us from God's purpose and to nullify any effectiveness we may have had in influencing others for God.
Summary: Most of the time what seems a good choice in the sight of the world is not necessarily the right and good choice in the sight of God. Things might seem very good on the surface but for the end result and eternity sake they just don’t level up. And what is
Summary: I. EXORDIUM:
Do you have stepping stones?
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To encourage everyone to follow Abram's attitude of prosperity rather than Lot's
Genesis 13:10 (New Living Trans
Summary: The story of Lot is a classic warning for all believers who desire material prosperity at the expense of Christian testimony. Some Christians imagine that they can have the best of both worlds without paying its price. In reality, the desire to be rich an
Summary: Abram knew that things went haywire in Egypt and that he got it wrong. At this altar there is real indication of REPENTANCE as he CALLS UPON THE NAME OF THE LORD. We don't have any recorded words of this prayer, but we see it his WORDS AND ACTIONS towards
Summary: there are times in our life that conflicts and troubles arise. And how we deal with those conflicts and troubles reveals more about our characters than we want to admit. What we are when the pressure is on is what we really are.
Summary: 1. Most of the time Lot is mentioned in the Bible, he is mentioned in the context of self induced problems.
2. Many of Lot’s troubles could have been avoided, by making better decisions based upon the Lord’s will.
Summary: How many Christian’s have been tempted to give into sin, tempted to mix God’s standards with the world’s, tempted to take that lustful glance, that first drink, to tell that little white lie, to cheat on a test, to cheat on their taxes, or to cheat on the