Its about HIM
Jesus told many stories in order to illustrate eternal truths. How beautiful and colorful His word pictures were. One of those seemed less illustrative and more like the telling of something He sadly witnessed firsthand.
He told of a rich man who died and went to a place of torment. The man was so thirsty that he begged Abraham to send someone to him with just a drop of water to cool his tongue. When Abraham explained that there was a great gulf fixed between the place of torment and paradise, the rich man begged that someone would go to his brothers, who were still living, and warn them.
He pleaded: “If someone is sent to them from the dead, then they will repent of their sins and turn to God.”
Jesus continued the story with this sad ending:
“If they won’t listen to Moses and the prophets, they…
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