why did the rich man go to hell and Lazarus go to heaven?(2)

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luke 16:19-31
16:19 There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:

16:20 And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, 16:21 And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked Sores his.

16:22 And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;

16:23 And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.

16:24 And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.

16:25 But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and Likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.

16:26 And beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: so that they which would pass from hence to you can not; neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence.

16:27 Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that thou wouldest send him to my father's house:

16:28 For I have five brethren; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of Torment.

16:29 Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the Prophets; let them hear them.
16:30 And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent.

16:31 And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the Prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.


now we can see why the rich man in luke 16:19-31 is one who does not like God. Let us first read in Luke 16:19 Thus saith the Lord:
"16:19 There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:

The rich man who are not named in the bible but is clearly every day in the life of luxury. In the biblical( the message version)fared sumptuously every day is written as wasting his days in conspicuous consumption. For more details as follows:

Luke 19:16
"There once was a rich man, expensively dressed in the latest fashion, WASTING his day with conspicuous consumption. wasting his day, which means not to use his time well.

Time is very precious and time is created by God. Therefore, we should be use our time for the glory of God's name. We're working to show that we are children of God are diligent. We serve God to prove our love to God. But this rich man 'every day', remember 'every day' wasting his time with luxury. In other words every day feast.

Wasting time is a sin. wasting time is an act against the will of God. The Apostle Paul in his letter in Galatians 5:21 says that partying is an act of meat will not lead us into the kingdom of heaven.

There are many people who currently use the time in vain. Many young people whose have a hobby every day is a walk to the mall to just enjoy the atmosphere of the mall. Many of us have hobby watching movies or cinema everytime and everyday. many of us who love luxury lifestyle with the existing waste assets.

so now when we feel a waste of time that the Lord has provided, then there is only one word, namely 'repent' and begin to use the time available for the glory of God because the time of God's arrive is a very-very close. And we can enter to the holly temple of God. Gbu