Contributed by Jeremy Congdon on May 1, 2011
Humans have a hard time following rules. It is in our nature to rebel because we are self-centered and curious. But, sadly enough for us there are consequences. Either we can follow God's commands, or we'll suffer the consequences.
God was preparing to destroy Sodom and Gomorrah. Because of God’s love and covenant with Abraham, God shared with Abraham what was going to happen. Abraham asked God to spare the city if 50 righteous could be found, but there were not 50 righteous. Abraham tried 45, then 40,