Coping Through Christianity
About This Show
Strengthening the wounded mind and the broken spirit through God's love...
Hosted by Wyatt McIntyre, Coping through Christianity delves into the Word of the Lord to tackle the real issues that real people face in their lives. Understanding the deeper challenges and hardships we all face in our lives, it seeks to bridge the gap between knowledge and feeling in order to comprehend God's divine plan and the love of Christ in the troubles that each of us face.
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The Rich Man and Lazarus (Part Three)
3 days ago
“There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived in luxury every day. At his gate was laid a beggar named Lazarus, covered with sores and longing to eat what fell from the rich man’s table. Even the dogs came and licked his sores. The time came when the beggar died and the angels carried him to Abraham’s side. The rich man also died and was buried. In Hades, where he was in torment, he looked up and saw Abraham far away, with Lazarus by his side. So he called to him, ‘Father Abraham, have pity on me and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am in agony in this fire.’ But Abraham replied, ‘Son, remember that in your lifetime you received your good things, while Lazarus received bad things, but now he is comforted here and you are in agony. And besides all this, between us and you a great chasm has been set in place, so that those who want to go from here to you cannot, nor can anyone cross over from there to us.’ He answered, ‘Then I beg you, father, send Lazarus to my family, for I have five brothers. Let him warn them, so that they will not also come to this place of torment.’ Abraham replied, ‘They have Moses and the Prophets; let them listen to them.’ ‘No, father Abraham,’ he said, ‘but if someone from the dead goes to them, they will repent.’ He said to him, ‘If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be convinced even if someone rises from the dead.’” Luke 16:19-31 Grace, mercy and peace from God our Father and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Amen. Why don’t they just write a manual? There is no manual? Nobody has ever really written a handbook on it. I’m sorry but you’re in uncharted territory, there is no real reference guide for it. How many times have we heard someone say something like that? How many times have we said it ourselves? It’s become so common that it has almost seems to have become a cliché for us in how we live our lives each and every day. The truth is that we want easy answers, we want them laid out there right in front of us and when life becomes hard or difficult, when we are forced to face challenges, challenges unlike anything we were ready for or unlike anything we have faced before we find a reason as to why the answers are not that readily available to us. We want a manual, or a handbook or, perhaps we just want some miraculous