Bible Study Notes on Luke 16:19-31 – 20180801

Luke 16:19-20  "...certain rich man...certain beggar named Lazarus..." Interesting that he names the beggar, but not the rich man.  Tradition has named him Dives, the Latin term for rich or rich man.  One commentary suggested that Lazarus was a name meaning needy or poor and thus would be the contrast to the rich man. 21  …

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Bible Study Notes on Luke 16:14-18 – 20180730

Luke 16:14  "...who were lovers of money..." They took what He said to heart.  Not to change, they were just embarrassed to be caught.  As Luke was aware of this, it's obvious the Pharisees' behavior wasn't a secret.  They may even have thought that no one else could see through their charade.  Deluding themselves. 15  …

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Bible Study Notes on Luke 16:1-13 – 20180725

Luke 16:1  "...this man was wasting his goods" Like embezzling funds from a money account.  In this case probably just conducting business to favor himself or perhaps not getting the best prices for things.  Generally being a bad steward. 2  "...you can no longer be steward" Took the stewardship away.  No mention of prison time, …

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