Fortunately, serendipity was waiting for me in my Advanced Greek course, in which we were reading the account of the Rich Man and Lazarus from Luke 16
. Reading that text on that day with three students from my Genesis course led to an insightful conversation, which inspired a lecture I would give my Genesis students at our next meeting.
According to Luke 16
, anyone in a genuine need is a neighbor."
He was condemned to hell because he was so callous to the plight of the poor Lazarus begging for only a morsel of food from his opulent table (Read Luke 16
Jerome, both homilies on Jesus's parable of the rich man and Lazarus (Luke 16
The structure was named, not after Lazaro of Bethany, but after the character in the parable of Jesus about the rich man and Lazarus (Luke 16
: 19-31), a parable that became the basis of Cardinal Gaudencio B.
Luke 5:1-11), the terminology "sons of light" (John 12:35-36, Luke 16
:8), and the designation "Son of God" (John 10:33-36; Luke 1:32-35).
(Redeemable sin.) Two powerful examples are the Luke 16
story ) of Lazarus and the confinement of the sinner on the other side of the chasm.
The lord of the vineyard commended his unjust manager for acting craftily (Luke 16
A prime example is found in Luke 16
, where an uncaring, wealthy man is assigned to the netherworld while a suffering beggar is given rest in the "bosom of Abraham" (Luke 16
(The Lazarus in Luke 16
: 19-37 is a different man.) His function is to show Jesus' miraculous powers and help convert the skeptical Jews.
The Gospel Acclamation was sung before a reading from the Gospel according to St Luke 16
Jeremiah 8:18 - 9:1; Psalm 113; 1 Timothy 2:1-7; Luke 16