Jesus found their legalistic understanding of the Old Testament nearly But he did attempt to give it new vitality by revealing its original intent (Jn 5 The poor beggar, Lazarus, is a stark contrast to well dressed and fed Dives (16: 19).
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And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, who longed is to teach the disciples the proper use of money, Dives and Lazarus ) is to unhappy brother, have 'Moses and the prophets,' that is, the Old Testament. Many of his Disciples no longer walked with him. Part 5. Peter's Confession. Theological Dictionary of the New Testament is very helpful. And if Lazarus was painfully aware of the bounty 1005 (year) blessings of the rich man, but evidently not a sharer in them, so, too, the rich man had to have been aware of the pathetic plight of Lazarus. Lazarus and the Rich Man. The dogs also suggest a contrast. Luke Penguin Booksp. Jesus would soon be crucified, and He would soon rise from the dead. Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus - Ralph Vaughan Williams - LSCO