Parable of the Good Samaritan

  • Mark Petersburg
  • April 17, 2011
  • Parable of the Good Samaritan
  • Categories: The Gospels

Jesus often spoke in parables, stories “thrown alongside the truth to illustrate the truth” (R. Zuck).  The difficulty is in interpreting a parable.  Consider five principles that Zuck gives in his book Basic Bible Interpretation, and then apply them to one of the most well-known parables – the Parable of the Good Samaritan.