Luke: This is the familiar passage which has come down to us as “The Good Samaritan”. The first thing to remember is that to the Jew the term “Good Samaritan” is considered an oxymoron or a contradiction of terms. No Jew would consider any Samaritan as worth any kind of notice. It seems some hapless traveler was waylaid by robbers on the road to Jericho – not in Samaria. But Levite and priest did nothing to help. This scum, this Samaritan does help: a good guy.
Gospel: Luke 10:25-37
New Testament: Acts 18:24 – 19:7
Old Testament: Haggai 1:1 – 2:9
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