the Good Samaritan explained- from Daily Audio Bible

Jesus told the story of the good Samaritan to answer the question, “Who is my neighbor? “ The term “good Samaritan” means a person who goes out of their way to help someone, especially a stranger, often at  personal sacrifice .

The Parable of the Good Samaritan

“There was once a man traveling from Jerusalem to Jericho.

On the way he was attacked by robbers. They took his clothes, beat him up, and went off leaving him half-dead.

Luckily, a priest was on his way down the same road, but when he saw him he angled across to the other side. Then a Levite religious man showed up; he also avoided the injured man.

“A Samaritan traveling the road came on him.

When he saw the man’s condition, his heart went out to him. He gave him first aid, disinfecting and bandaging his wounds. Then he lifted him onto his donkey, led him to an inn, and made him comfortable.

In the morning he took out two silver coins and gave them to the innkeeper, saying, ‘Take good care of him. If it costs any more, put it on my bill—I’ll pay you on my way back.’

 “What do you think? Which of the three became a neighbor to the man attacked by robbers?”

“Scripture taken from The Message. Copyright © 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002. Used by permission of NavPress Publishing Group.”

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Brian Hardin, creator and narrator of Daily Audio Bible ,explains the background  of the Good Samaritan story and offers insights on what it can mean in our lives. Listen to his talk on his daily broadcast  at this link.

April 3, 2019 -Daily Audio Bible 

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Daily Audio Bible: listen, learn, live, love

If you’re making new year’s resolutions about eating, exercising, saving money, or listening to your spouse better,  here is one I  hope you will try.

Listen to or read the Bible  this year.  There are many ways to read the Bible but I invite you to join me in listening to the Bible at Daily Audio Bible.  

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Brian Hardin reads the Bible every single day- a selection from the

  • Old Testament,
  • New Testament,
  • Psalms, and
  • Proverbs

so that he completes the Bible in one year. He and his team offer a unique Bible reading/listening opportunity.

If you don’t know much about the Bible, don’t worry. You will when the year is over.

Brian doesn’t just read the Bible; he

  • explains it,
  • points out its relevance to our world today,
  • encourages us to apply it to our lives and
  • to share its good news with our friends and family.

Besides English, several other languages are available, including Spanish, French, Chinese, Arabic, Portuguese, and Japanese.

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There are special versions for

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With some versions, you can also read along while you listen and you can enter your thoughts in a journal.  You can bookmark favorites.It even checks off the episodes you have listened to.

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From the DAB Core Values 

In all that we do we have the goal of irreversible change.

It’s not education, though that certainly happens,

it’s not inspiration, though that may be a result and

it’s not encouragement, though we hope it happens…

It’s irreversible change – the transformation of hearts and lives that in turn empowers an awake and alert heart to influence those within their sphere of influence for irreversible change.

One of the best parts -DAB offers this wonderful opportunity free of charge.

You pay nothing for the app and use of the web site.

Of course, it costs money to produce something of this quality;  generous donations and the sale of books and other items on the website fund the project.

So please use the links above to check it out- you have nothing to lose. I’ll check in with you in a few weeks to ask how it’s going or you can let me know now.

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