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The Good Samaritan: Forgotten Symbols

Symbol An Early Christian Interpretation
Good Samaritan Jesus Christ
Victim Man wounded with sin
Jerusalem Paradise
Jericho World
Priest Law of Moses
Levite Prophets
Beast Christ’s body
Inn Church
Manager of the inn Head of the Church

By John W. Welch

Brigham Young University professor, J. Reuben Clark Law School, and editor in chief, BYU Studies

Filed under: Lesson 20: Parable of the Good Samaritan, ,

Parable of the Good Samaritan Coloring Page

Filed under: Lesson 20: Parable of the Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan

Filed under: Lesson 20: Parable of the Good Samaritan,

The Good Samaritan

“Funstuf,” Friend, May 1991, 14, 23

The Good Samaritan

“The Good Samaritan,” Friend, May 1991, 14

To complete Jesus’ parable of the Good Samaritan, fill in each blank with the correct word from the list. (See Luke 10:30–36.) Then retell the story, using the pictures, in a family home evening.

“A certain ____________ (a Jew) went down from Jerusalem to ______________, and fell among_____________, which stripped him of his raiment (clothing), and wounded him, and departed, leaving him half____________.

“And by chance there came down a certain priest that way: and when he saw him, he passed by on the other____________.

“And likewise a Levite, when he was at the place, came and _______________ on him, and passed by on the other side.

“But a certain Samaritan (Samaritans and Jews were enemies), as he ________________, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion on him.

“And went to him, and ________________ up his wounds, pouring in ______________ and wine, and set him on his own _____________, and brought him to an _________________, and took care of him.

“And on the morrow (the following day) when he departed, he took out two _____________, and gave them to the host (innkeeper), and said unto him, Take care of him; and whatsoever thou ________________ more, when I come again, I will repay thee.

“Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was ______________ unto him that fell among the thieves?”

beast journeyed pence
(pieces of money)
bound looked dead
man side
inn neighbour
spendest Jericho oil

Filed under: Lesson 20: Parable of the Good Samaritan, Primary: 7 New Testament, ,


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