July 15, 2001
The parable of the rich man and Lazarus tells of a wealthy man who ignored God and went to hell while the beggar Lazarus believed God and went to heaven. Through this story, Jesus warned that it is impossible to serve both God and money—and to serve God, we must first trust His Word. Unpacking this poignant parable, Alistair Begg demonstrates the importance of believing God’s Word: if Scripture does not cause us to trust Christ, then nothing will.
19“There was a rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day.
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Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.