Tag Archives: Good Samaritan

Being Neighborly – there’s only one choice

“Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?” The expert in the law replied, “The one who had mercy on him.” Jesus told him, “Go and do likewise.” … Continue reading

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Immigration Status and the Right to a Fair Trial

I was picking a jury a couple years ago when one of the people waiting to be called forward to answer questions handed my bailiff a note: “Is the defendant in the country illegally?” After the next break I had … Continue reading

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Sunday School Teacher Learns Her Lesson – seeing the Good Samaritan in the flesh

[Today’s guest post is from Adriana Kassner Cunningham, who blogs at Classical Quest, where she touches on fine literature and the fineness of a family campfire, the simplicity of a woodland walk and the wonder of the written word.] *** Seeing … Continue reading

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Why Bother Caring When the World Is Going to Hell

People are dying. Hospitals, airports, tree-lined streets; people at work, people at play and people at worship; those in need of protection and those charged with protecting them – there is no safe place, no safe gathering. They are being … Continue reading

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Getting the Real Point of the Good Samaritan Story

In France: A Fabric Torn a prominent pastor wrote about the attacks in Paris: Now is a time for France — and all of us — to hear the words of Jesus, “Do you think that they were worse offenders than … Continue reading

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Bare Buttocks, Barren Soul

[As a follow-up to Wednesday’s post, here is one from the archives on a time my son and I found ourselves challenged to help a stranger.] *** I went out to lunch with my son on Tuesday. As we left the … Continue reading

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Making Peace With Your Mistakes

Stumbling comes easy to me. When I was young, if I fell to the ground all I wanted was for no one to have noticed. I wanted to get up quickly and act like it never happened. “Nothing to see … Continue reading

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Immigration Status and the Right to a Fair Trial

I was picking a jury a couple years ago when one of the people waiting to be called forward to answer questions handed my bailiff a note: “Is the defendant in the country illegally?” After the next break I had … Continue reading

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