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Bible Quiz: The Rich Man and Lazarus

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1) In Jesus' parable of a rich man and a beggar named Lazarus, what was the beggar doing?

He was trying to steal from the rich man.

He was telling the rich man to repent before it was too late.

He was resting on the way to Jerusalem.

He was lying at the rich man's gate, hoping for something to eat.

2) What did the rich man do?

He sent his dogs to attack the beggar.

He gave the beggar 10 silver pieces to pay for the rest of his journey.

He gave the beggar a hot meal and rest for the night.

He ignored the beggar and gave him nothing.

3) Both the rich man and the beggar eventually died. The rich man ended up in Hades, a place of torment, while the beggar ended up in a place of bliss. Why did the rich man end up where he did?

He had obtained his wealth dishonestly.

He lived a self-indulgent life, not caring for the needs of others.

He failed to offer the required sacrifices at the temple.

He had amassed too much wealth.

4) What is one lesson of this story?

It is never too late to repent and turn back to God.

Idolatry is a serious sin.

Wealth is a sign of God's favor.

Wealth is not a sign of God's favor.