Lazarus and the rich man

Introduction

Some think this parable was intended for unbelievers. Actually the opposite is true. In it Jesus targeted the Pharisees, religious authority figures of the Jewish world who indulged in wrong doing while they had plenty of opportunity to do what is right and good.

The interpretation of the parable is even God’s people will be judged if they don’t do what is good and right when the opportunity is given. In today’s sermon I am going to discuss this warning and its implications in detail.

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