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The Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan

Memory Verse:  “Love the Lord your God with all of your heart and with all your soul.  Love him with all your strength and with all your mind.  And love your neighbor as you love yourself.”  Luke 10:27


Scripture Reading:  Luke 10:25-37

Discussion Questions: 

1.  Why was the person who was an authority of the law questioning Jesus?  To test Jesus. (vs. 25)

2.  The person who was an authority of the law called Jesus a ______________.  Teacher (vs. 25)

3.  What are some other names for Jesus?  Savior, Redeemer, Healer, Son of God, Christ, Lord, Messiah

4.  What was this man’s (from #1 & 2) question for Jesus?  What must I do to receive eternal life? (vs. 25)

5.  What was Jesus’ reply?  See memory verse above (vs. 27)

6.  What other question did the man ask Jesus?  Who is my neighbor? (vs. 29)

7.  After hearing the story about the beaten man that needed help, who would you say is “our neighbor”?  Anyone that needs our help.

8.  Can you remember a time when you helped someone that you didn’t know?

9.  How did that stranger feel?

10.  How did it make you feel to help someone you didn’t know?


Story Theme(s):

Loving God, Loving Neighbor/Good Samaritan, Eternal Life, Selflessness, Helpfulness


Have Helen Carroll speak to the kids one week this month about her experience babysitting for a stranger and the relationship that developed.


Operation Christmas Child ties in with loving your neighbor.

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