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Being in hell does not enlighten anyone.

BibleGateway: Luke 16:19-31

ESV Text: Luke 16:19-31

KJV Text:

The section starts at about 2:36 and ends at about 4:28

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     19 There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: 20 And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, 21 And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man’s table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores. 22 And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham’s bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried; 23 And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom. 24 And he cried and 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; for I am tormented in this flame. 25 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. 26 And beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence. 27 Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that thou wouldest send him to my father’s house: 28 For I have five brethren; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment. 29 Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them. 30 And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent. 31 And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.(KJV)

Hymn: TLH 391:
Blessed Are the Sons of God

— Organ Audio

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1. Blessed are the sons of God, 
They are bought with Christ’s own blood; 
They are ransomed from the grave, 
Life eternal they shall have: 
With them numbered may we be 
Here and in eternity! 

2. They are justified by grace, 
They enjoy the Savior’s peace; 
All their sins are washed away, 
They shall stand in God’s great Day: 
With them numbered may we be 
Here and in eternity! 

3. They are lights upon the earth, 
Children of a heavenly birth; 
One with God, with Jesus one; 
Glory is in them begun: 
With them numbered may we be 
Here and in eternity!