Qualities In Hell Needed In The Church

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Qualities In Hell Needed In The Church

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Luke 16:19-31 19 "There was a sure rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and fared luxuriously consistently. 20 "But there was a sure homeless person named Lazarus, loaded with bruises, who was laid at his gate, 21 "desiring to be bolstered with the pieces which tumbled from the rich man's table. In addition the puppies came and licked his injuries. 22 "So it was that the poor person passed on, and was conveyed by the heavenly attendants to Abraham's chest. The rich man likewise kicked the bucket and was covered. 23 "And being in torments in Hades, he lifted up his eyes and saw Abraham a remote place off, and Lazarus in his chest. 24 "Then he cried and said, 'Father Abraham, show leniency toward me, and send Lazarus that he may plunge the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this fire.' 25 "But Abraham said, 'Child, recollect that in your lifetime you received your great things, and in like manner Lazarus malicious things; however now he is ameliorated and you are tormented. 26 'And other than this, amongst us and you there is an awesome inlet fixed, so that the individuals who need to go from here to you can't, nor can those from that point go to us.' 27 "Then he said, 'I beseech you in this way, father, you would send him to my dad's home, 28 'for I have five siblings, that he may vouch for them, keeping in mind that they additionally result in these present circumstances place of torment.' 29 "Abraham said to him, 'They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.' 30 "And he said, 'No, father Abraham; however in the event that one goes to them from the dead, they will apologize.' 31 "But he said to him, 'On the off chance that they don't hear Moses and the prophets, neither will they be induced however one ascent from the dead.'" (NKJ)

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Luke 16:19-31 26 'And other than this, amongst us and you there is an incredible bay fixed, so that the individuals who need to go from here to you can't, nor can those from that point go to us.' 27 "Then he said, 'I implore you in this way, father, you would send him to my dad's house, 28 'for I have five siblings, that he may vouch for them, for fear that they likewise come to this place of torment.' 29 "Abraham said to him, 'They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.' 30 "And he said, 'No, father Abraham; yet in the event that one goes to them from the dead, they will atone.' 31 "But he said to him, 'On the off chance that they don't hear Moses and the prophets, neither will they be influenced however one ascent from the dead.'"

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- In Luke 16:19-31 we discover a progression of truths, that can be connected to a few needs that the church has today - While Lazarus was ameliorated in Abraham's bosom, the rich man was being tormented - The rich man in the torment of Hades can educate us numerous supportive lessons - We need to see those lessons today… Qualities In Hell Needed In The Church

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WILLINGNESS TO ADMIT MISTAKES Qualities In Hell Needed In The Church - Man is a glad being, and to concede blunder in one's life is for the most part impossible - Notice that the rich man never contended with Abraham about being sent to torment - The rich man realized that he had squandered his life, and destroyed his odds of being spared - Also, he needed others to be cautioned so that they did not commit similar errors (versus 30)

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THE CHURCH WOULD BE SO MUCH MORE WONDERFUL IF ALL WOULD PUT AWAY PRIDE AND BIGOTRY AND RECOGNIZE THE ERROR IN THEIR LIVES Qualities In Hell Needed In The Church - I John 1:5-2:2; Rom 3:23; Acts 8:14-24

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RECOGNITION OF TRUTH Qualities In Hell Needed In The Church - In verses 27-28 the rich man needed Lazarus to go "affirm" to his siblings - Truth implied something to a man who was receiving the impacts of dismissing it - It was now that he wished he had obeyed the truth, and been spared - It is past the point where it is possible to think about truth after one's death, one must comply with reality in life

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THE CHURCH WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED IF IT CONTINUES TO RECOGNIZE THE BIBLE AS ITS GUIDE, AND GOD AS THE GIVER OF THAT SAVING TRUTH Qualities In Hell Needed In The Church - John 17:17; I Thess. 2:13; Rom. 1:16-17

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FERVENT PRAYER Qualities In Hell Needed In The Church - Prayers can arrive in an appeal to or a supplication, and we find a solid request in this content - "Show kindness toward me" is a request that each miscreant must make before death (See Psalm 51: 1-3) - It was difficult to offer leniency to a man that never recognized sin in his lifetime - Imagine a place, where you ask for a drop of water to cool your tongue…

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THE CHURCH MUST APPRECIATE THE AVENUE AND PRIVELAGE OF PRAYER TO GOD MADE POSSIBLE THROUGH JESUS CHRIST. WE MUST POUR OUR HEARTS OUT TO GOD WITH THANKS AND PRAISE IN SINCERITY AND TRUTH Qualities In Hell Needed In The Church - I Thess. 5:17; I Pet. 5:7; Jam. 1:6-8

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PERSONAL CONCERN FOR THE LOST Qualities In Hell Needed In The Church - "I have five siblings… vouch for them, for fear that they also result in these present circumstances place of torment" (versus 28) - Notice that Abraham spoke to "Moses and the prophets" (the expressions of God around then) - If his siblings rejected truth as he did in his "lifetime" , then they would likewise be lost - A spirit victor in hellfire… how strange! Who can you educate before it is past the point of no return?

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THE CHURCH NEEDS TO RISE ABOVE ITS PATHETIC ATTITUDES TOWARD EVANGELISM, AND GET TO WORK IN THE KINGDOM OF GOD, SHARING THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST Qualities In Hell Needed In The Church - Matt. 28:18-20; II Tim. 2:2; Jam. 5:19-20

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WE MUST HAVE: A Willingness To Admit Mistakes A Recognition Of Truth Fervent Prayer Personal Concern For The Lost Qualities In Hell Needed In The Church

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