Lazarus the beggar died, we read,the rich Man also died.
What! Did it happen then to the Rich Man even as
it happened to the poor
Neither wealth, rank, influence, nor position procure for this man
should not have died ?
The Rich Man procured him many luxuries, and save him while on earth
from many disagreeable, but they could not purchase
There is no man, says God, that has power over the Spirit to retain
neither has he power in the day of death;
It came to pass that Lazarus died," tells
us, " the Rich Man also died."
Satan, if he possibly could stop it, Satan will never let a
man remember that he must die; consequently it is one
of the marks of Satan's people that they forget death;
and forgetting death, they forget God and judgment,
and speak and act as if their life on earth was ever-
Nevertheless, dear reader, listener of the Videos from Hendrik
unless the Lord Jesus comes first, you, whoever you are, will one
certainly die. That day may look far off now, and so it
did once to the Rich Man. In the days of his youth, in
the pride of health and strength, when clothed in purple
and fine linen, and surrounded by sumptuous fare and
pleasant company-courted, feted, praised, flattered,
and perhaps loved,----oh, if anyone in such times ever
spoke to him about death, how distant, how dreamy
and unsubstantial death appeared ! how unnecessary
But the rich or the poor die. Do not forget God because you could be
joining the rich man in Hades.
Jesus has given you a hope so if you come to Jesus you can be in
It is worth thinking about.
The Invitation is there Come! Come! You will be happy you did.
Edited from the book The Rich man and Lazarus P 30.
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