The words of Abraham to the wealthy man who was in hell, as recorded in Luke 16:31, “He said to him, 'If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be convinced even if someone rises from the dead.'” A highly moving tale that some may view as preaching with fire and brimstone is the Rich Man and Lazarus narrative. In contrast to the comforts one experiences, it makes a strong point about suffering in life. And the ultimate eternity, where we shall either get rewards or suffer punishment. It demonstrates how nasty some individuals can be despite having the ability to aid others. Evident when only the dogs of the Rich Man are kind to Lazarus.
At first glance, the story appears to be all of that. But theology has taught us that there is more going on here. A richer, more potent symbol that elucidates the love of Christ and the justice of the all-powerful God.
A theological analysis of the significance and potency of the Rich Man and Lazarus story is presented by author Waymon Marshall. We are given a dramatic examination of one of Jesus' more well-known but harsher stories in his book “The Revelation of Life After Death: Before the Cross, and After the Cross.” The lesson of the tale about sin and its repercussions is conveyed in this piece without holding back. Furthermore, God's love for us is never neglected in “The Revelation of Life After Death: Before the Cross, and After the Cross.”
Lazarus demonstrates how a man was abandoned by people but only received compassion from dogs. However, after passing away, he is taken to heaven and remains there eternally. The Rich Man, meanwhile, experiences the reverse.
“The Revelation of Life After Death: Before the Cross, and After the Cross”
Author: Waymon J. Marshall
Publisher: Your Online Publicist
Published Date: April 2022
Book Genre: Religion, Spirituality
About the Author
Waymon J. Marshall – called to be a testimony of Jesus Christ, who is full of divine love, mercy, truth, grace, and righteous judgment. He is the greatest Hero to ever walk on this earth. The Godman, the Second Person of the Trinity, who is the only way to be delivered from the Kingdom of Darkness to the Kingdom of Light, from death to life eternal.
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