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For the Iniquity of America is Not Yet Complete

By Al Baker - Posted at Banner of Truth:

‘Then in the fourth generation they will return here, for the iniquity of the Amorite is not yet complete.’
— Genesis 15:16
We find in Genesis 15 that Yahweh Elohim reaffirms His covenant with Abram (Genesis 12:1-3), saying that He will be Abram’s shield and great reward. He would have a son and his descendants would be as the stars of the heavens. Yahweh proves His faithfulness by having a flaming torch and smoking oven pass between the pieces of the animals Abram had cut. Yahweh was symbolically cutting a covenant with Abram.

In the midst of this transaction Yahweh promises that Abram’s offspring would be enslaved and oppressed for four hundred years in a foreign land, but that in the fourth generation (four hundred years) His people would return to the land of Canaan. It would take that long because the iniquity of the Amorites was not yet complete.

What does this mean? Who were the Amorites? The Amorites were a pagan people living in what is…

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