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What I Learned about Heaven and Hell from Jesus' Parable of Lazarus and the Rich Man

Jesus said, “There was a rich man who always dressed in the finest clothes and lived in luxury every day. And a very poor man named Lazarus, whose body was covered with sores, was laid at the rich man’s gate.

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Jesus

Seven: Clothing

This is the end of week 2 of 7.  This week began by counting everything in my closet (with the exception of foundation items).  The total was a staggering… 1,411 more words
Seven

Justice will be Done

Whenever we read about Lazarus and Dives, I think we recall the money passage of Pope Benedict XVI’s encyclical Spe Salvi:

“I am convinced,” the Pope writes, “that the question of justice constitutes the essential argument, or in any case the strongest argument, in favor of faith in eternal life.

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Homilies

Heaven or Bosom?

Before Jesus, God’s people died — going to the “belly” of the earth.

There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man’s table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.

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Obedience Of Christ