Proposition: The parable of the Good Samaritan teaches us the connection between loving God and loving others. Each born again believer has been sent to love others as Christ has loved them.
Key Words and Terms
esplagchnisthe: “felt compassion,” v. 33. This Greek word literally means, “was filled with pity or compassion.” In this context, “to have compassion” means to identify with a person’s situation to such a degree that action is taken for the other person’s benefit.