The Good Samaritan

Reading Assignment:

Luke 10:25-37


Did you understand what you read?

  1. What did a lawyer ask Jesus? What was his motive behind the question?
  2. Jesus has the lawyer answer his own question. What does that tell you?
  3. What was the lawyer’s motivation behind his follow-on question?
  4. Why would the priest and Levite avoid the wounded man? Would this be seen as a truthful element in Jesus’ parable?
  5. Why would Jesus make the hero of the parable a Samaritan?
  6. What was the answer to the lawyer’s question?