The Fate of Sodom

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Hi M____

The lake of fire has not yet been implemented. The ‘eternal burning’ lake of fire is fueled by the false doctrines of mankind’s fertile imagination as mankind is eaten for lunch by the serpent.

Gen 3:19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou [ art], and unto dust shalt thou return.
Gen 3:14 And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou [ art] cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:

Snakes do not eat dust, but Satan does “devour whom he may.”

1Pe 5:8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

Since you have mentioned Sodom, you need to note what Christ has to say about Sodom at the time of the resurrection.

Mat 10:15 Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city.
Mat 11:23 And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted unto heaven, shalt be brought down to hell: for if the mighty works, which have been done in thee, had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.
Mat 11:24 But I say unto you, That it shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom in the day of judgment, than for thee.
Mar 6:11 And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear you, when ye depart thence, shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony against them. Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city.
Luk 10:12 But I say unto you, that it shall be more tolerable in that day for Sodom, than for that city.

The men of Sodom will fare better in the symbolic lake of fire than will those who teach the false doctrine of literal eternal hell- fire. Sodom was burned with fire. Both Jerusalem and Sodom were burned with unquenchable fire, but neither Jerusalem nor Sodom are still burning. Unquenchable fire burns until there is no more fuel. Unquenchable fire burns until it destroys whatever serves as fuel for the fire.

Jer 17:27 But if ye [ Jerusalem] will not hearken unto me to hallow the sabbath day, and not to bear a burden, even entering in at the gates of Jerusalem on the sabbath day; then will I kindle a fire in the gates thereof, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem, and it shall not be quenched.
2Pe 2:6 And turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha into ashes condemned [ them] with an overthrow, making [ them] an ensample unto those that after should live ungodly;

If the unquenchable fires that destroyed the palaces of Jerusalem have long ago burned out, why cannot the fuel of the lake of fire also destroy and burn out all the wood, hay and stubble in the lives of all sinners? The answer is that that is exactly what will happen. Then that sinner will “suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved.”

1Co 3:13 Every man’s work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man’s work of what sort it is.
1Co 3:14 If any man’s work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.
1Co 3:15 If any man’s work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.

I hope this helps you to see what is the function of a loving Father. “Our God is a consuming fire.” As those implementing the purging work of judging angels and men in the lake of fire, we, too, will be “like Him:”

1Co 6:2 Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?
1Co 6:3 Know ye not that we shall judge angels? how much more things that pertain to this life?
Heb 12:29 For our God is a consuming fire.
1Jn 3:2 Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.

According to orthodox Christian doctrine, the resurrection of the dead is less than useless since it is just a redundant ritual, affirming what was already accomplished at the moment of death. But according to Christ, Sodom will fair better in the judgment than will those who deny His words. According to God’s Word all sinners will “be saved… by fire.”


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