The rich man in Jesus’ story lives in a “gated community” while homeless Lazarus begs at the corner. Do you think the rich man is even aware of Lazarus? Please note that the rich man was not condemned for being rich, but for living rich every day in the face of extreme poverty.
Questions for Reflection:
- From what you have learned from “Moses and the prophets” what would God want us to do in relationship to Lazarus?
- While we often see homeless people in our community, it is more difficult to see those who are housing insecure. How can you become more aware of those who are struggling to maintain stable housing?
- Why is homelessness tolerated in your community?