LUKE 16:19–31: Who Were the Rich Man and Lazarus?—Parable or Narrative?

What We Will Discover in This Article
 What did Jesus say about the rich man and Lazarus? Is it a true historical narrative, that is, did it really happen? Does this parable reinforce the so-called hellfire doctrine? What did Jesus mean by the words that he used in the parable of the rich man and Lazarus?