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Parable of the Good Samaritan: Meaning, Summary

The one that Jews would least expect to help a fellow Jew was a Samaritan.  In the first place, the Samaritan saw that the man had just been beaten and robbed but he went anyway and at his own risk he went to help this man…a Jew who was a natural enemy of the Samaritans.  The Samaritan went right up to him, cleaned and bandaged his wounds pouring oil and wine on them for medicinal purposes and this was at his own expense because oil and wine were not cheap in those days. The oil may have represented the work of the Holy Spirit and the wine may have symbolized the shedding of blood, although Jesus never clarifies their


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