What did Jesus mean in the above text when he said people would be ‘thrown into hell?’ How are we to understand “the eternal fire” that Jesus warned us about, is it literal or symbolic? What did Jesus really teach about hell? What does the Bible really say?
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?