is the voice of the Spirit. REMEMBER LOT'S WIFE, AND SEE HOW POSSIBLE IT IS TO BEGIN WELL AND END ILL. He is speaking of His own second coming to judge the world: He is describing the awful state of unreadiness in which many will be found. Affectation of worldly things draweth us from ready obedience unto God (Philippians 3:8).4. REMEMBER LOT'S WIFE, AND BEHOLD THE FOLLY AND SIN OF DELAY. )Remember Lot's wifeT. "Remember Lot's wife" as an example of the folly, the danger, the wickedness of trifling with what you know to be wrong, of committing little sins, breaking little precepts, and going on to Satan's ground only a very little way. )Remember Lot's wifeAnon.1. (1)She was warned once; we have been warned a thousand times. So Lot's wife looked back because she had left her heart behind her. Faith may be as well exhibited by not looking as by looking. Remember that she perished with the same doom as that which happened to the inhabitants of Sodom and Gomorrah, but that doom befell her at the gates of Zoar.2. But then the law came and thundered in his conscience and his sin became real to him, and he "died" under the weight of it. Lastly, it was a disobedient look. The only safety is in precipitate flight. It was dreadful physically. Now, to disobey God in so small a matter was in her great ingratitude. "Come away," said the elder, "don't run any risk." God said, Look not back; but she would look back.(ii.) Follow Desiring God on Instagram. Little things will often show the state of a man's mind even better than great ones, and little symptoms are often the signs of deadly and incurable diseases. The stupid world is not awakened by ordinary judgments, but looks upon them as some chance or common occurrence; and therefore God is forced to go out of the common road, and diversify His judgments, that by some eminent circumstance in them He may alarm the drowsy world to take notice of His hand.3. In the case of offences against the principle or spirit of a law, a treacherous and facile conscience will raise a cavil, and even make for itself excuse to the conscience, as not able to do this, when command takes the form of "Do this" or "Refrain from that." "Remember Lot's wife" as an example of the folly, the danger, the wickedness of trifling with what you know to be wrong, of committing little sins, breaking little precepts, and going on to Satan's ground only a very little way. In the present instance, it does not seem an impossible thing that judgment upon Lot's wife should have been brought about by natural causes; in other words, that in consequence of her standing still too long, she might get covered with the sulphureous matter which was being rained from heaven, and this, congealing and encrusting upon her person, would make her appear as a pillar of salt. They try to serve two masters: they labour to keep friends both with God and mammon. They were not without remonstrance and rebuke; Noah was himself "a preacher of righteousness" unto them. Surely it is!the greatest mercy to have grace to repent; but it is also a mercy to have space to repent. Note what Christ says in Luke 9:62, "No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back," etc. '"(Bishop Ryle. It is a solemn warning, when we consider the manner in which it was given. "(1) Are you careless about the second Advent of Christ? Remember her doom. Baxendale. She died in the very act of disobedience. "Commentary on Luke 17:32". 2. But here I am, an old man. WITH REGARD TO HER SIN, the state of mind discovered, and the aggravations with which it was attended. When I have passed the meridian of life, then I shall be ready to attend to the concerns of my soul.' )Remember Lot's wifeT. She had been especially charged that she must not look back, and she did look back; she had been told she must escape for her life, and she loitered even behind her husband. Again, there was in this sin of Lot's wife the crime of disobedience, with all its actual accompaniments of defiant rebellion and contemptuous unbelief. Linger not in the plains of a professed morality.4. An artist once requested that he might be allowed to take the Queen's likeness. "(1) Are you careless about the second Advent of Christ? The stupid world is not awakened by ordinary judgments, but looks upon them as some chance or common occurrence; and therefore God is forced to go out of the common road, and diversify His judgments, that by some eminent circumstance in them He may alarm the drowsy world to take notice of His hand.3. He cries to us, "Remember Lot's wife."2. is the voice of the Spirit. The world is the great clog upon the wheels of piety.III. Thus is it with many of you who are enjoying all sorts of Christian privileges and are yet unsaved.4. It is the almost universal sin. Thus, of the petrifying qualities of the waters of the Dead Sea we have many trustworthy accounts; whilst, as illustrative of the saline property of the waters, one of our great Eastern travellers tells us, that after bathing in them he found a thin crust of salt upon his face, and a similar crust left upon the shore wherever the waters had overflowed. The danger of damnation is seen and felt as never before. It is like being borne away to perdition on the wings of God's mercy.II. In fact, of the leading features of the phenomenon, traces remain in the physical geography of the neighbourhood to this day. We are then made to feel that we are brought face to face with God; we are confronted with the broad, plain letter of His written law. In 1875, two ladies were at some ruins on the sands. The mere possession of religious privileges will save no one's soul. "Seek ye the Lord while He may be found."(T. While she sketched, the tide rushed in, and she was drowned.LinksLuke 17:32 NIVLuke 17:32 NLTLuke 17:32 ESVLuke 17:32 NASBLuke 17:32 KJVLuke 17:32 Bible AppsLuke 17:32 ParallelLuke 17:32 Biblia ParalelaLuke 17:32 Chinese BibleLuke 17:32 French BibleLuke 17:32 German BibleLuke 17:32 CommentariesBible Hub, (2)Aggravated. Lot's wife had shared in her husband's errors. We by the same deep counsel of God have been translated from death to life. "No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God" (Luke 9:62).From the whole —1. "Up! She was united in the closest possible bonds to one who, with all his faults, was a righteous man; and yet she perished. It was shameful; for she is made a public and lasting monument of shame to herself, but of instruction to us.I must show how profitable it is for us to meditate on this instance, even for all those who are called from wrath to a state of rest and glory.1. (1)She was warned once; we have been warned a thousand times. Rebellion is as much seen in the breach of what appears to be a little command as in the violation of a great precept. (Ezra 9:13, 14). Remember her surroundings. It was sudden. Alas, many are! A clear, Divine call to duty cannot be trifled with without incurring fearful risk, if not of the loss of life physical, at least life spiritual. "She looked back." There may be much crookedness in a small line; and the matter is not so much to be regarded as the majesty and authority of God that commandeth — as in garments the dye is more than the stuff. Hidden worldliness, or covetousness, or lust, sticks to them like their skin. The Lord Jesus was speaking to His disciples: He was not addressing the scribes and Pharisees, who hated Him, but Peter, James, and John, and many others who loved Him; yet even to them He thinks it good to address a caution. That if we would not go back, we must not look back. "Commentary on Luke 17:32". There was ingratitude for her deliverance from that dreadful and terrible burning which God was bringing upon the place of her abode. That to look back, after we have seemed to escape, doth involve us in the greatest sin and misery. "Remember Lot's wife," and recollect THAT SHE WENT SOME WAY TOWARDS BEING SAVED.III. (b) This woman's sin is greater than at first appeareth. There was worldliness in it, or an hankering of mind after what she had left in Sodom; and so this looking back was a look of covetousness, a kind of repentance that she had come out of Sodom; for people are wont to look back who are moved with a desire and remembrance of their former dwelling. Strange sins bring on strange punishment. Alas, many are! The first sin that she committed was that she lingered behind.2. Hidden worldliness, or covetousness, or lust, sticks to them like their skin. It was strange. A solemn caution is here added, binding the warning to the example before,— μὴ ἐπιστρεψάτω—remember her who did. The cities are trading and feasting, and lo! He cries, "Remember Lot's wife. Alas, many are! ; for instances do much enliven things. In fact, of the leading features of the phenomenon, traces remain in the physical geography of the neighbourhood to this day. Esau; Saul; Solomon; Judas. Let the things that are in the house remain in the house, the things that are left in the field be left in the field. Delay not for a better opportunity, for greater conviction, etc. There is no harm in such speculations, if they are not allowed to go farther than this, that they only seek to account for a result by natural agents, where natural agents would be sufficient — that they acknowledge the interfering hand of God in the matter, whether He create for the purpose a new thing in the earth, or merely press into His service the means and agency which exist already. Room for mistake or cavil or misinterpretation, there is none; we must offend with our eyes open, and cast ourselves headlong into the depths of presumptuous sin. There were her kindred, and friends, and country, and that pleasant place which was as the garden of God (Genesis 13:10). How confidently should we have argued of her state; how confidently might she have argued of her own, when, of four persons to be saved out of those vast populations, she was chosen as one.3. Procrastination is most perilous.5. REMEMBER LOT’S WIFE, AND LEARN THE PERILS OF WORLDLINESS. )Lot's wifeJ. I suppose he thought he could live above the world spiritually, and yet mingle with its votaries. Much there is that we may learn from her; but particularly, [That we are not to be altogether “of the world,” is a truth that scarcely need be mentioned to those who make any profession of religion. The Lord Jesus is full of love, mercy, and comparison: He is one who will not break the bruised reed nor quench the smoking flax. So Lot's wife looked back because she had left her heart behind her. )Lot's wifeJ. It is a solemn warning, when we consider the subject Jesus is upon. The Lord Jesus was speaking to His disciples: He was not addressing the scribes and Pharisees, who hated Him, but Peter, James, and John, and many others who loved Him; yet even to them He thinks it good to address a caution. If you are such an one, I say to you this day, Take care: "Remember Lot's wife. Oh I think what it is to despise the mercy of Christ, who came from heaven to deliver us; and shall it be slighted?II. In looking back I often feel that I would give worlds if I could be placed where I was when I was twenty years old. In that day, when the signs of an advent Saviour are upon you, be not anxious about your worldly possessions. But He has appointed the period and the locality in which we are to obtain this Divine likeness — the present world and the present time. 1. THE PUNISHMENT WHICH GOD INFLICTED ON LOT'S WIFE. She received the merciful warning to escape as well as her husband, and she was urged as much as he to flee from the wrath so near at hand. No: He singles out one whose soul was lost for ever. That we fall not into the same condemnation. BibliographyCoke, Thomas. It was sudden. Separation is the only way of escape. That look was a little thing, but it revealed the true character of Lot's wife. She saw the bright dawning and everything lit up with it, and it came across her mind — "It cannot be true, the city is not being destroyed. Stevenson. but she had kept to him in it, and perhaps was the cause of his so doing. Even He says, "Remember Lot's wife."4. "Commentary on Luke 17:32". Luke says that there were a great number of tax collectors and others. When I have passed the meridian of life, then I shall be ready to attend to the concerns of my soul.' REMEMBER LOT'S WIFE, AND LEARN THE PERILS OF WORLDLINESS. 2. Disobedience develops into the deadly fruit of death.(G. Look not back for companions or possessions. I suppose he thought he could live above the world spiritually, and yet mingle with its votaries.II. There was an abuse of the grace offered for her escape and deliverance (Romans 2:4). When the testing-time came, she preferred the world to God.II. The first sin that she committed was that she lingered behind.2. OF WHAT USE CAN THE RECOLLECTION BE TO US? God can find us out in our secret sins; and therefore we should make conscience, as not to sin openly, so not by stealth. It is a solemn warning, when we consider the manner in which it was given. What could be more awful?1. How confidently should we have argued of her state; how confidently might she have argued of her own, when, of four persons to be saved out of those vast populations, she was chosen as one.3. Luke 15.11-32 Audio The Father’s Love Luke 15:11-32 Introduction Today, we are going to look at part three of Jesus’ trilogy of parables teaching the irrefutable fact that God is gracious and ready to receive sinners who come in faith and repentance. 9. Lot's wife had also shared her husband's privileges. (G. "(5) Are you trifling with little sins? The wonder of that mystery is given in the simple, artlessly told story that Luke presents to us. Esau; Saul; Solomon; Judas. Alas, many are! Remember her danger. Stevenson. Linger not in the plains of a professed morality.4. Little things will often show the state of a man's mind even better than great ones, and little symptoms are often the signs of deadly and incurable diseases. Note what Christ says in Luke 9:62, "No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back," etc. He cries, "Remember Lot's wife. She was united in the closest possible bonds to one who, with all his faults, was a righteous man; and yet she perished. are we stronger than He?” (1 Corinthians 10:22). But instead of rolling on till they reach the ocean and help to swell its waters, they gradually sink and are lost in the sand of the desert. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfb/luke-17.html. (2) This was a sin committed by stealth. It was dreadful physically. There were not half as many difficulties in my path then as there are now.” An artist once requested that he might be allowed to take the Queen’s likeness. No: He singles out one whose soul was lost for ever. Remember Lot's wife, in the hour of conviction of sin. 3. "Despatch is the soul of business." When Lot separated from Abraham and went to live at Sodom, we read nothing of his having a wife or children; this is one reason for conjecturing that he married after he came to live at Sodom. Remember that HER DOOM WAS TERRIBLE.1. So Lot's wife looked back because she had left her heart behind her. "No hurry " is Satan's masterpiece. )A solemn warningBishop Ryle.1. He exciteth us to look upon this pillar, and therefore certainly it will yield many instructions for the heavenly life. If you cling to the world and cast your eye back upon it you must perish in your sin, notwithstanding that you have eaten and drank with the people of God, and have been as near to them in relationship as wife to husband, or child to parent.3. Rising in some secluded and rocky upland, they increase in volume and beauty as they flow along. There was disobedience in it, because it was against the express command of God, given by an angel, “Look not behind thee” (Genesis 19:17). He cries, "Remember Lot's wife. l. 4. c. 51. , that it was in being when he lived; and modern writers, as Burchardus and Adrichomius, speak of it as still existing; and the Jerusalem "paraphrast" on Genesis 19:26 says it shall endure till the time the resurrection comes, in which the dead shall live: the reason of her becoming a pillar of salt, the Jews say, is, that she sinned by salt, and so was punished by salt; and which is differently related, and in a very fanciful way: one writerF6Jarchi in Gen. xix. That till our resolutions be firmly set for God and heaven, and there be a thorough bent and bias upon our hearts, and the league between us and our secret lusts broken, after we have seemed to make some escape, we shall be looking back again — "For where our treasure is, there our heart will be" (Matthew 6:21). has in view the spiritual application, as is shown by the next ver., which reproduces in somewhat altered form the word spoken at Caesarea Philippi concerning losing and saving life (Luke 9:24).— ζωογονήσει, will preserve alive, used literally in this sense in Acts 7:19. (c) Because we think we may preserve the smaller sins for breed, and that God is more severe in remembering these than we are faulty in committing them. And yet thousands of evil spirits were around them, whispering, shouting, flashing their treasures, singing love-songs to draw their eyes from the treasure at the top, and to make them look back; but every one that looked back was turned into stone. It is not in Mt. In 1875, two ladies were at some ruins on the sands. out looking back. Alas, many are! We must flee from the world, or perish with it.I. "(Bishop Ryle. Past and present mercies are no security for future safety, unless suitably improved.3. we answer, it was in many points of view exceeding sinful. Again, there was in this sin of Lot's wife the crime of disobedience, with all its actual accompaniments of defiant rebellion and contemptuous unbelief. Her husband was made a widower, her daughters orphans.3. The stupid world is not awakened by ordinary judgments, but looks upon them as some chance or common occurrence; and therefore God is forced to go out of the common road, and diversify His judgments, that by some eminent circumstance in them He may alarm the drowsy world to take notice of His hand.3. Her eye turned to the place where her treasure was, as the compass-needle turns to the pole. Having slackened her pace, the next thing she did was she disbelieved what had been told her. Escape from the presence of the tempter. For here was —(i.) Hambleton, M. A.I. 4. A fearful end.2. When the testing-time came, she preferred the world to God.II. That till our resolutions be firmly set for God and heaven, and there be a thorough bent and bias upon our hearts, and the league between us and our secret lusts broken, after we have seemed to make some escape, we shall be looking back again — "For where our treasure is, there our heart will be" (Matthew 6:21).3. She had looked back, as the disciples were told not to look, and the glance had been fatal (Genesis 19:26). But without faith it is impossible to please God. 1. 11. He wishes us to resemble Him. She did not truly believe, there was no real faith in her heart, and therefore she disobeyed the law of her safety and turned her face towards Sodom.3. Procrastination is most perilous.5. A. Let us watch and be sober.III. A. )Lot's wifeJ. Luke 17:32 NIV Luke 17:32 NLT Luke 17:32 ESV Luke 17:32 NASB Luke 17:32 KJV Luke 17:32 Bible Apps Luke 17:32 Parallel Luke 17:32 Biblia Paralela Luke 17:32 Chinese Bible Luke 17:32 French Bible Luke 17:32 German Bible Luke 17:32 Commentaries Bible Hub To increase our salutary fears.(W. So soon and so sudden is her disappearance from the stage of history. Past and present mercies are no security for future safety, unless suitably improved.3. IT is necessary for mariners frequently to consult charts or maps, which have been formed for the purpose of pointing out to them the different bearings of different countries, and of guarding them against latent obstacles which would endanger the safety of their ship. The world is the great clog upon the wheels of piety.III. Price: $6.99 ( ): Quantity: Product Description. That to look back, after we have seemed to escape, doth involve us in the greatest sin and misery. Stevenson. I answer —1. "Commentary on Luke 17:32". )A solemn warningBishop Ryle.1. This world is a Sodom, and against it has been declared the condemnation of God's law.3. REMEMBER LOT'S WIFE, AND BEHOLD THE FOLLY AND SIN OF DELAY. There may be much crookedness in a small line; and the matter is not so much to be regarded as the majesty and authority of God that commandeth — as in garments the dye is more than the stuff. References: Luke 17:32.—Spurgeon, Sermons, vol. Her heart was in Sodom, though her body was outside. But instead of rolling on till they reach the ocean and help to swell its waters, they gradually sink and are lost in the sand of the desert. REMEMBER LOT'S WIFE, AND LEARN THE PERILS OF WORLDLINESS. )Remember Lot's wifeT. An artist once requested that he might be allowed to take the Queen's likeness. Sin is often seemingly beautiful and attractive. THE REMARKABLE PUNISHMENT. The hero of the story ended fleeing for his life. For here a woman is turned into a pillar of salt. 19). You may lose the golden opportunity.2. Their course is marked by fertility on either side. There was unbelief in it; not believing the words of the angel, God's messenger, who had assured her in the name of God that He would destroy Sodom, "Hasten hence, lest thou be consumed in the iniquity of the city" (Genesis 19:13). WHAT IS THERE TO REMEMBER IN THE CASE OF LOT’S WIFE? As we are to cherish the spirit or better part with promises and hopes of glory, by which the inner man is renewed day by day, so we are to weaken the pravity of the flesh by the remembrance of God's judgments, not only threatened, but also actually inflicted! (1)He is not intent on the work in hand. A. I. 3. And was this no sin? That it concerneth such not only to consider the mercies of God, but also now and then the examples of His justice, that “we may serve Him with fear, and rejoice with trembling” (Psalms 2:11). He was not. They are weary of the wilderness and the manna, and would fain return to Egypt, if they could. )Lot's wifeJ. There were not half as many difficulties in my path then as there are now." The first distinctive feature in the case of Lot’s wife is, that she was almost saved. She had left her affections behind when she fled from her home. Now it is easy to see what gives to those offences against a positive precept their character of deep offending. If this story of Lot’s wife be true, and do live in our memory, then here we may learn by way of instruction, and see how far a man or woman may go in religion, and yet come short at the last. Let us watch and be sober.III. I feel no readiness nor disposition to enter upon the work of my salvation. Let us not be high-minded, but fear. 3. There were not half as many difficulties in my path then as there are now." Their course is marked by fertility on either side. Disobedience develops into the deadly fruit of death.(G. Faith may be as well exhibited by not looking as by looking. "Remember Lot's wife" as an example of the folly, the danger, the wickedness of trifling with what you know to be wrong, of committing little sins, breaking little precepts, and going on to Satan's ground only a very little way. His answer was significant: "I always recollect what my father said to me when I was a boy — If you have a thing to do, go and do it." In a day of much light, and knowledge, and profession, I desire to set up a beacon to preserve souls from shipwreck. You may lose the golden opportunity.2. We are in a mixed estate, and therefore mixed affections do best. It is a solemn warning, when we think of the person who gives it. The apostle tells us (2 Peter 2:20, 211.4. They are afraid of the cross: they secretly dislike the trouble and reproach of decided religion. There were not half as many difficulties in my path then as there are now." "Commentary on Luke 17:32". He could weep over unbelieving Jerusalem, and pray for the men that crucified Him; yet even He thinks it good to remind us of lost souls. Rebellion is as much seen in the breach of what appears to be a little command as in the violation of a great precept. "Commentary on Luke 17:32". Her punishment.(1)Immediate.(2)Aggravated. They hold the great essential doctrines of the gospel. So, if we grow remiss and careless, and keep not a constant watch, temptations will increase upon us. He could weep over unbelieving Jerusalem, and pray for the men that crucified Him; yet even He thinks it good to remind us of lost souls. If you cling to the world and cast your eye back upon it you must perish in your sin, notwithstanding that you have eaten and drank with the people of God, and have been as near to them in relationship as wife to husband, or child to parent.3. REMEMBER THAT THIS WOMAN WAS LOT'S WIFE.1. Her heart was in Sodom, though her body was outside. Remember Lot's wife in the hour of fiery temptation. He does not merely say, Beware of following — take heed of imitating — do not be like Lot's wife/' He uses a different word: He says, "Remember." There were not half as many difficulties in my path then as there are now." But instead of rolling on till they reach the ocean and help to swell its waters, they gradually sink and are lost in the sand of the desert. Remember Lot's wife, when any question of duty is pressed upon you. )A danger-signalG. All little sins, all slight tamperings with conscience, all partial returns to once forsaken evil, all compromises with a renounced and repented habit, are as first steps to a hopeless and disastrous fall. Learn more. Alas, many are! Moore, M. A.I. It is a solemn warning, when we think of the persons to whom it was first given. '"(Bishop Ryle. When he came he found, instead of the royal lady, her message. If this story of Lot's wife be true, and live in our memory; here we may learn by way of instruction, that former deliverance will not secure us from future destruction: she was delivered with a great deliverance, and yet destroyed with a great destruction. 1. For here was--. It was the purpose of God always to maintain a testimony for truth and righteousness in the midst of this ungodly world. As little sticks set the great ones on fire, and a wisp of straw often enkindleth a great block of wood, so we are drawn on by the lesser evils to greater, and by the just judgment of God suffered to fall into them, because we made no conscience of lesser. What could be more awful?1. "Remember Lot's wife" as an example of the possibility of falling from the most hopeful spiritual condition. They try to serve two masters: they labour to keep friends both with God and mammon. As little sticks set the great ones on fire, and a wisp of straw often enkindleth a great block of wood, so we are drawn on by the lesser evils to greater, and by the just judgment of God suffered to fall into them, because we made no conscience of lesser. There may be much crookedness in a small line; and the matter is not so much to be regarded as the majesty and authority of God that commandeth — as in garments the dye is more than the stuff. As we are to cherish the spirit or better part with promises and hopes of glory, by which the inner man is renewed day by day, so we are to weaken the pravity of the flesh by the remembrance of God's judgments, not only threatened, but also actually inflicted! Alas, many are! 2. But God's patience must not be wearied.2. )A solemn warningBishop Ryle.1. In fact, of the leading features of the phenomenon, traces remain in the physical geography of the neighbourhood to this day. To parley, to hesitate, to cast a look at the proffered bait, is all but certain ruin.3. Evil is best stopped at first; the first breakings off from God, and remitting our zeal and watchfulness. So is every one who is seeking heavenly treasures tempted by earthly music and sinful joys; but whosoever yields is lost.(W. The only safety is in precipitate flight. In that day, when the signs of an advent Saviour are upon you, be not anxious about your worldly possessions. Remember Lot's wife, when any question of duty is pressed upon you. In the present instance, it does not seem an impossible thing that judgment upon Lot's wife should have been brought about by natural causes; in other words, that in consequence of her standing still too long, she might get covered with the sulphureous matter which was being rained from heaven, and this, congealing and encrusting upon her person, would make her appear as a pillar of salt. 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