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But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.
And, crying, he said, 'Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; because I am in anguish in this flame!'
and in Hades, lifting up his eyes, being in torments, he sees Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.
"But woe to you that are rich! because ye are receiving your consolation!
because the mind of the flesh is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, neither, indeed, can it be;
whose end is destruction, whose god is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who are thinking of earthly things.
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him;
And a certain poor man, Lazarus by name, had been laid at his gate, full of sores,
These things have I spoken to you, that in Me ye may have peace. In the world ye have tribulation; but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world."
confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to abide in the faith, and that through many tribulations we must enter into the Kingdom of God.
1 Thessalonians 3:3
that no one should be shaken in these tribulations; for ye yourselves know that for this we are appointed.
choosing rather to suffer evil with the people of God, than to have an enjoyment of sin for a season;
And I have said to him, "My lord, you know." And he said to me, "These are those who come out of the great tribulation; and they washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.