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THE PARABLE OF THE GOOD SAMARITAN

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A man was going from Jerusalem to Jericho, until evil befell him as he was robbed and left in a graven state. Both a priest, who obeys the Laws, and a Levite, the chosen people of God to be keepers of the Laws, is passing, saw the lost soul on the wayside on the same road and chose to walk on the opposite side and away from the unpleasant site. A Samaritan, people who are oblivious to the Laws, saw the horrible site upon approach, and gave pity, rendering aid to his wounds and comfort for his soul with reassurance of certain recovery will be forthwith. The Samaritan sat him on his animal to a nearby inn where he was cared for at no further cost and will receive him upon the completion of his journey to seeing to his full recovery to good health. *As scriptured. The parable was in response to the inheritance of eternal life, when Jesus asked how it would be purposeth, he responded as written in the Laws, to love with all of your heart, soul and strength, yet, further expounding was asked when referencing who would his neighbor be, ergo, the parable. Jesus said, of the three, who would you believe that the man, whom evil had befallen upon, considered to be his neighbor. The Law abider said that it was the one who had shown mercy. Then Jesus said for him to go and do likewise. Date: 06/20/2019

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Date: 6/21/2019 7:13:00 AM
Very well done; one of my favorite lessons in the Bible of all time!
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Date: 6/21/2019 8:09:00 AM
This is my FAVE of parables Caren, thanks ~ William