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Righteous Judge

“Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?” (Genesis 18:25).

In the 18th chapter of Genesis we find these remarkable words spoken by Abraham to Jehovah, the Self-Existent One: “Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?” (Gen. 18:25). God having taken Abraham into His confidence concerning his plans for Sodom and Gomorrah, Abraham then pleads with God as to whether He will spare the righteous from the fate of the wicked. Note that Abraham speaks not just of physical death (‘to slay the righteous with the wicked’) but also the prospect of eternal death (‘that the righteous should be as the wicked’). He says, in effect, God forbid that you should do this thing (treat the wicked and the righteous alike), while speaking to very God Himself, so convinced is he of the righteousness of Jehovah.

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