“But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion on him.” Luke 10:33

How do you treat those around you? Do you exemplify Jesus in your actions? Are you a Good Samaritan or the Jewish priest and Levite?

In Luke 10:25-37, Jesus portrays a Samaritan as a more righteous person compared to the Jewish priest and Levite in the story. This is similar to stating that a non-Christian entrepreneur is more honorable than a Christian one, or a layperson demonstrates a greater level of consecration and service than an ordained minister. The truth is this happens all the time. We do not always live up to the standards we profess, and sometimes honorable actions come from the most unlikely places. Thus, we must be careful not to pass judgment or make assumptions about others.

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