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Topic: Lazarus

Episode Topic Audio

2021-02-01
Miracles-Lazarus' Resurrection: What do you make of the fact that the raising of Lazarus from the dead only appears in only one of the gospels? [Matthew 10, Luke 10, John 21:25].



2020-08-12
Resurrection Not Enough to Convince Some: Does the story of "Lazarus & the Rich Man" indicate that the resurrection would not be enough to convince anyone? [Luke 16:19-31, John 12:10-11, John 5:45-47]



2020-07-14
Lazarus and the Rich Man: Does the story of "Lazarus and The Rich Man" tell us what hell is going to be like? [Revelation 20, Luke 16:19-31].



2020-06-16
Heaven or Hell Upon Death: What happens in the intermediate state? Do we go directly to heaven or hell when we die? [2 Corinthians 5:8, Luke 16:19-31, John 5:28-29, Revelation 20:14-15, John 3:16, Ecclesiastes 9:5].



2020-06-02
Lazarus & the Rich Man: Why do people think that the story of "Lazarus and the Rich Man" is not a real story of real, named, people, and going to hell? [Luke 16].
Watering Down Hell: Do you think that people think that the story of Lazarus & the Rich Man isn't about real people in order to water down the concept of hell?


2020-05-28
Jesus Speaking in Parables: Did Jesus ever speak without parables, like in Lazarus & the Rich Man? [Matthew 13:34-35, Luke 16:19-31].



2020-04-14
Lazarus & the Rich Man: What happened in the story of Lazarus and the rich man? [Luke 16:19-31, John 5].



2020-03-23
Journey to Heaven or Hell: Where does scripture teach us that we take a journey to some place after we die, like heaven or hell? [Isaiah 14, Luke 16:19-31, Philippians 1, 2 Corinthians 5:6].



2020-02-03
Lazarus & the Rich Man: Does the parable of Lazarus & the Rich Man relate to caller asking about people going to heaven?



2019-12-02
Lazarus & The Rich Man: Have you been able to verify that Jesus borrowed the motif for the story of Lazarus & The Rich Man from Rabbinic teachings?



2019-07-29
Lazarus: If the story of Lazarus and the rich man is only a parable, then does it follow that only Jesus could have been the one to tell it? [Luke 16:19f].



2019-05-17
Martha's Awareness of Resurrection: What scripture would have informed Martha about the idea of resurrection in John 11:24? [Daniel 12:2, Isaiah 26, John 6, John 11:24].



2018-11-08
Rich Man & Lazarus: Discussion about the Rich man & Lazarus parable. (2 calls in a row of not being able to clarify what the question is)



2018-11-06
Rich Man & Lazarus Parable: Isn't the story of the Rich Man & Lazarus literal since it has real names in it?
Jonah going to Hell: The Jonah & Whale story, doesn't it say that Jonah's soul went to hell?


2018-04-12
Rich Man & Lazarus: So the Rich Man & Lazarus, you said that might've been a Jewish fable written down somewhere. Did they ever find the story in Jewish literature?
Supernatural DNA for Jesus: Where did the other half of the DNA come from for Jesus?


2018-03-08
Abraham's Bosom: Does abraham's bosom still exist? Did all the people who were resurrected during Jesus' resurrection come from Abraham's Bosom?



2017-12-27
The Rich Man & Lazarus Parable: So the Parable about the Rich Man & Lazarus is not really talking about Hell but Hades & Death & people's intermediate state? [Luke 16:19-31]



2017-09-06
The Soul after Death: Where do the souls go after you die? [Luke 16:14-31] (the answer is very garbled)



2017-08-23
Lazarus During His Death: Lazarus was raised so where did he go when he died, heaven? What happens when we die? [John 11]



2017-08-14
Using Rabbinical Literature in Jesus' Time; The rich man & lazarus, rabbinical literature, Jesus used familiar literature for His audience.



2017-08-08
The Rich Man & Lazarus: Is Lazarus & the rich man a real story or parable? At the time of your lectures you said you didn't know if there was related rabbincal stories. Is there a literal lake of fire?



2016-04-07
Rich Man & Lazarus: Why does the Rich Man go to hell & the other to heaven (Abraham's Bosom)?
Speaking in Tongues: What is your view about speaking in tongues?


2016-03-28
Abraham's Bosom: Can you please explain Abraham's Bosom? [Luke 16:18-31]



2015-12-03
Appointed once to die: It says in the Bible that it appointed for us to die ONCE, so what about all these people who were resurrected? They weren't really dead? [Hebrews 9:27-28]
Experiences from being dead: Did the people who were resurrected such as Lazarus talk about going to heaven (or hell) like people do nowadays?
Near Death Experiences: Do you think people really have had experiences of being in heaven when they come back from a near death or death experience? [Hebrews 9:27-28]

2015-11-10
Lazarus & Abraham's Bosom: Where were they when they were dead? [Luke 16:19-31]
Transfiguration, Moses & Elijah: Where did Moses & Elijah come back from? How did the disciples recognize them?


2015-11-10
Healing: Why didn't God heal a baby? Not enough Faith? It's true that Jesus didn't heal everyone on the planet while He was here, but didn't He heal everyone who came to Him?



2015-10-09
The Parable of the Rich Man & Lazarus: Is the parable about the Rich Man & Lazarus really about the after life? [Luke 16:19-31]



2015-08-06
Gospel of John: Who wrote the Gospel of John?
Lazarus: Did Lazarus possibly write the book? Was he an apostle?


2015-07-30
Lazarus: Wouldn't that have been cruel of Jesus to bring Lazarus out of Paradise to come back to this cold, cruel world?
Suffering: Why does God allow so much suffering in the world? Jesus suffered more than anyone will suffer, the caller told his friend. Was he right in saying what he said & could have Jesus turned off His nerve endings, & would that have unqualified Him from suffering for us?


2014-12-05
Jesus Wept: Why did Jesus weep? Because Lazarus was dead? It shouldn't have been because of that because He knew He was going to raise him from the dead. Was it because of their unbelief? [John 11:33-36]



2014-11-05
Rich Man & Lazarus: If you are transitioning your belief of Eternal Torment in Hell to Annihilationism, what do you do with the story of the Rich Man & Lazarus? [Luke 16:19-31]



2014-08-01
Universal Reconciliation & Unpardonable Sin: How do Universal Reconciliationists deal w/ the fact that whatever the unpardonable sin is, Jesus said that it would never be forgiven in THIS life or the next age to come? [Matthew 12:30-32, Mark 3:28-30: 28, Luke 12:8-10, Ephesians 2:7]
Rich Man & Lazarus: What do you think about the Rich Man & Lazarus, the story behind it? [Luke 16:19-31]


2014-07-22
Lazarus being raised: Could Lazarus have refused being raised from the dead? [John 11]



2014-05-30
Appointed once to die: If we are only supposed to die once, what about cases like Lazarus & other people who were resurrected? [Hebrews 9:27-28]



2014-02-26
Music (follow-up): Spiritual music should appeal to our spiritual nature & not our fleshly nature, according to the caller.
Rich Man & Lazarus: Jesus wouldn't use a story that would introduce false or deceptive delusion that would cause us major confusion. [Luke 16:19-31]


2014-02-17
Dispensationalism & Premillennialism: I enjoyed your book about the 4 views of Revelation as I was making my transition to Partial Preterism.
Views of Hell, Traditional View, Eternal Torment: I want to talk about your views of hell now. What would you call Hell if you didn't call it the "traditional view"?
Bible stories resembling Babylonian Mythology: People have said that Christianity & the Bible have just copied stories from Babylonian Mythology. Do you have thoughts about this, especially regarding the Rich Man & Lazarus? [Luke 19:19-31]
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