Being a Good Samaritan
Luk 10:30 And answering, Jesus said, A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell among robbers, who stripped him of his clothing and wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead.
Luk 10:31 And by coincidence a certain priest came down that way and seeing him, he passed by on the opposite side.
Luk 10:32 And in the same way a Levite, also being at the place, coming and seeing him, he passed on the opposite side.
Luk 10:33 But a certain traveling Samaritan came upon him, and seeing him, he was filled with pity.
Luk 10:34 And coming near, he bound up his wounds, pouring on oil and wine, and set him on his own animal and brought him to an inn, and took care of him.
Luk 10:35 And going on the next day, he took out two denarii and gave them to the innkeeper, and said to him, Take care of him. And whatever more you spend, when I come again I will repay you.
Luk 10:36 Then which of these three, do you think, was neighbor to him who fell among the robbers?
Luk 10:37 And he said, The one doing the deed of mercy to him. And Jesus said to him, Go and do likewise.
Eze 36:26 And I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit within you. And I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you a heart of flesh. .
1. Do beggars warrent pity?
2. Are all beggars broken (robbed) by something?
Broken in business
Broken by the harshness of war
Broken by a harsh act
Broken by guilt
Broken by a habit out of control
Broken by sickness
3. How should one help when moved by compassion?
4. Does the Golden rule apply? If it does, what would we want?