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INTRODUCTION WHAT IS 'LOVE'? Love is a special and complicated emotion which is quite difficult to understand. Most people believe the love revolves around the heart but it actually occurs; in the brain. Love is a variety of different feelings, states, and attitudes; that ranges from interpersonal affection, "I love my mother" to insight," I love that meal". Love is an emotion of a strong attraction and personal attachment which can also be a virtue; representing human kindness, compassion, and affection. Love can be displayed towards other humans, one's self and animals. The word love can have a variety of related but distinct meanings in different contexts. There are four different types of love, AGAPE, EROS, STORGE, and PHILIA.…show more content…
The parable tells of a man traveling from Jerusalem to Jericho, and while on the way he is robbed of everything he had, including his clothing, and is beaten to within an inch of his life. That road was treachorously winding and was a favorite hideout of robbers and thieves. He spends no time describing the priest and only tells of how he showed no love or compassion for the man by failing to help him and passing on the other side of the road so as not to get involved. If there was anyone who would have known God’s law of love, it would have been the priest. By nature of his position, he was to be a person of compassion, desiring to help others. Unfortunately, “love” was not a word for him that required action on the behalf of someone else. The next person to pass by in the Parable of the Good Samaritan is a Levite, and he does exactly what the priest did: he passes by without showing any compassion. Again, he would have known the law, but he also failed to show the injured man compassion.The next person to come by is the Samaritan, the one least likely to have shown compassion for the man. Samaritans were considered a low class of people by the Jews since they had intermarried with non-Jews and did not keep all the law. Therefore, Jews would have nothing to do with them. We do not know if the injured man was a Jew or Gentile, but it made no difference to the Samaritan; he did not consider the man’s race or religion. The

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