How to Listen to Moses and the Prophets
What do we exalt in this life?
Exalt God’s Revelation in the Bible
What happens after death?
What is the point of the parable?
Purple clothes came from dye derived from snails and were extremely expensive
The name is significant, for it indicates someone dependent on God.
His burial is perhaps mentioned specifically to avoid any suggestion that the rich man is condemned to torment for failing to receive a proper burial.
The rich man requests that Lazarus put just a drop of water on his parched tongue to relieve his anguish from the heat. The request is a small one, but it recalls Lazarus’s similar small request for scraps of food.
Some “sons” will not be in heaven.
The rich man does have compassion; it was just limited