The book of Genesis gave an account of how Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed due to the sins and atrocities carried out by the people who lived in these two cities. Before the destruction of the two cities notoriously known for their flagrant sin, Abraham tried to intercede for the people by asking God whether he would destroy the wicked and the righteous altogether because of his nephew, Lot and his family who were staying at Sodom.
In the book of Genesis Chapter 18 vs 20 - 32, Abraham asked God if he would destroy the cities if he found 50 righteous people and God said no. He reduced it down to 10 righteous people and God said he won't destroy the cities for the sake of the ten righteous people.
Unfortunately, when the Angels of the Lord visited Sodom, they found out that the righteous people were not up to ten and God in his infinite mercy spared Lot and his family as the Angels of the Lord told him to take his family to a city called Zoar as recorded in the book of Genesis Chapter 19 vs 1-23. After this, the Lord rained brimstone and fire on Sodom and Gomorrah which led to the complete destruction of the two cities.
The two cities were reduced to a plain ground and an Archeologist known as Jake Wilson once visited the destroyed cities where he took some pictures of the plain ground. Brimstone, which is literally referred to as sulfur is well known as a burning stone and when Jake Wilson visited the destroyed cities, he saw sulfur balls which had burnt marks all around them.
Jake Wilson was seen holding a chuck of ash which has a burning ring surrounding an unburned ball of sulfur.
It is argued that God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah because Homosexuality was prevalent in the two cities. Do you think there are some countries that would have been destroyed by God if we weren't under the dispensation of Grace due to the level of atrocities seen in "those" countries?
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