The Good Samaritan

The Parable of the Good Samaritan in Luke 10:25-37, is God’s way of illustrating to man the definition of true love. “The Parable teaches that authentic spiritual life is defined not by ethnic heritage but by love for God and others” (Strauss, 2007, p. 274). In the context of this scripture, the religious Jews weren’t … Continue reading The Good Samaritan

The Lost Sheep

Jesus spoke in parables to illustrate deep spiritual truths in human ways. “At its simplest a parable is a metaphor or simile drawn from nature or common life” (Perrin, Brown, & Green, 2013, p. 652). “Parables were a common tradition of the Jewish people that revealed the meaning of the OT Mosaic law” (Sproul, n.d.). … Continue reading The Lost Sheep