Genesis Chapter 14 Outline

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14 - Abram rescues Lot and meets Melchizedek.

 

I. The four kings rebel against the five - v.1-3

A. They were joined together in the vale of Siddim, which is the Salt Sea - v.3

B. They had served 12 years and rebelled in the 13th - v.4

II. The Battle - v.4-16

A. In the 14th year they had a battle - v.5-10

1. The vale of Siddim was full of pits of slime - v.10

2. The kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fell in these - v.10

3. The others fled to the mountains - v.10

B. The result of the battle - v.11-16

1. They took all the goods and victuals of Sodom and Gomorrah and went their way - v.11

2. They took Lot and his goods also - v.12

3. One escaped and told Abram the Hebrew, Mamre the Amorite and two others - v.13

4. Abram armed 318 trained servants born in his house - v.14

5. He pursed them to Dan - v.14

6. He divided his servants and smote them at night and then pursued them to Hobah, which is on the left hand of Damascus - v.15

7. He brought back Lot, his goods and women and the people - v.16

III. Melchizedek Blesses Abram - v.17-24

A. The king of Sodom met Abram upon his return at the valley of Shaveh, which is the king's dale - v.17

1. Melchizedek king of Salem and priest of the most high God also met him - v.18

2. He brought forth bread and wine - v.18

3. He blessed Abram - v.19

4. Abram gave him tithes of all - v.20

B. The king of Sodom - v.21-24

1. Said give me the persons and keep the goods to thyself - v.21

2. Abram said no, he had lifted his hand to the Lord - v.22-23

3. He would take nothing so that the king could not say he had made Abram rich - v.23

4. Abram only asked the portion the young men had eaten and the portion of those who had gone with him: Aner, Eshcol, Mamre - v.24

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