Prophet Lot's (pbuh) life
Prophet Abraham and Prophet Lot lived in the same time and the same region. Although they lived among different people, they still supported one another.
Like all of the prophets, Prophet Lot was a chosen individual who left an example for all people of sincerity and submission to God.
However, a perversion definitively prohibited by God was prevalent among the people of Prophet Lot:
Prophet Lot called on his tribe to fear and respect God, abandon their homosexuality, and live a life that would please Him.
But they responded to his words with hostility.
They even threatened him and the believers with exile.
Yet he never gave up, and continued to communicate his message to obtain God’s good pleasure. That is because he had a strong faith in and a deep fear of God ...
Prophet Lot called on his people to abandon their indecent acts and to follow him.
He told them how great was the immorality of the life they were leading. This message of his is related thus in the Qur’an:
[Lot said:] “Of all beings, do you lie with males, leaving the wives God has created for you? You are a people who have overstepped the limits.” They said: “Lot, if you do not desist, you will be expelled.” He said: “I am someone who detests the deed you perpetrate.” (Qur’an, 26:165-68)
However, the deniers in the tribe were unaware of what was about to befall them and continued to reject his message.
Until they experienced God’s terrible retribution ...