Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself.” And [Jesus] said unto him, “Thou hast answered right: this do, and thou shalt live.
We’re likely to think of the parable as a call to be the Good Samaritan, but really we should cast ourselves in the role of the man who fell among thieves. Fr. Oldfield interprets the parable towards our salvation.
Old Testament: Ecclesiasticus 17:1-15
Epistle: Galatians 3:16-22
Gospel: Luke 10:23-37