The studies have been created from Tearfunds work around the world using the Church and Community Mobilisation (CCM) process. Using the Bible, children will study Luke 10:30–37: The good Samaritan helps a hurt man. The Good Samaritan Luke 10:25-37 This series of bible studies are designed to be used in your small group, however they also contain additional Going Deeper [ background notes at the end for a deeper understanding and for use as a sermon guide. CCM is Tearfund … The Parables of Jesus. What makes it different? The Inn: Just as the Good Samaritan tended to the wounds of the beat man and brought him into the inn, so Jesus brings those that are beaten and robbed into His church where they can be taken care of. I've studied much and know a great deal about theology and the Bible. This question was asked while Jesus was teaching about the Kingdom of God. It is my heart that you seek, and the acts of love and mercy that should flow freely out of my heart. SUPPLIES Who does the hearer of the parable expect to come by next. Introduction One of my elder friends reminded me of the story of a study which a certain seminary conducted with their student body. Just as the Samaritan gave provision to the keepers of the inn so they can look after the man, so Jesus gives gifts and provisions to His shepherds to look after His sheep. But Jesus as the master story teller, tells a 3 billy goats gruff, 3 little pigs type of story with a surprise ending and skips all the way down to the Samaritan. Luke 10:25-37. Look at the circles. Parable of the Good Samaritan Domenico Fetti, 1610 - 23 Later in history (c. 432 B.C.) A question like this is usually posed by a person awakened to their need of Christ. Father, the parable of the Good Samaritan reminds me that sometimes I seek to justify my own selfishness. a man named Manasseh, of a priestly lineage, obtained permission from Persian King Darius Nothus to build a temple on Mount Gerazim for those in Samaria because they had given him refuge (Antiquities of the Jews by Josephus, Book 11, Chapter 8, sections 2, 4). KID’S MINISTRY LESSON ON THE GOOD SAMARITAN (KINDNESS) DOWNLOAD THE PDF OF THIS LESSON. It’s easy to use & ready to go, requiring little to no prep time. Forgive me, Lord, for my selfishness. SAY: In our Bible story, someone had a question about how to treat others. The Righteous - the good Samaritan. They would have expected Joseph Jew to come by. Bible Study: Luke 10:30–37. Our curriculum is also family focused, Bible based, interactive, and fun! I'm a lot like the lawyer. The seminary then arranged for a man to feign a heart attack on the sidewalk in front of the students, as they were on their way to preach the sermon. Jesus’ answer has to do with what we were just talking about. Gather the children into a circle on the floor or at the table. Bible: Luke 10:30-37 (NIRV) Bottom Line: Be kind to everyone. But knowledge isn't what you seek. What Must I do to Inherit Eternal Life? Jesus finishes this parable by saying "go and do likewise". The parable of the Good Samaritan is a wonderful story of how we should treat others. If ever there was a question a teacher of the Word of God wants to be asked, this is it. The Parable of the Good Samaritan. They asked each of the students to prepare a message on the “Good Samaritan” for a radio broadcast.