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An expert in the law approached Jesus with a question, "What must I do to inherit eternal life?" By directing him to the essence of the law, and then by telling the parable of the Good Samaritan, Jesus tried to bring the man face-to-face with the inadequacy of his own efforts. Jesus paints a picture of what it looks like to love God and others. In the process he teaches that we are not to divide the world into neighbors and non-neigbors. Rather we are to be good neighbors.
As Christians, not only do we rejoice in what God has done in our lives as a result of the gospel, but we are learning to rejoice in the trials that come our way as a result of the gospel too. We know that God uses these trials for a purpose, to mature us and grow our endurance, character and hope. It all is a part of His love that He lavishly pours out on us.
Ever felt like your problems were going to drag you under? Peter can relate. After seeing Jesus walking on the sea, he tried to do the same thing. Everything was fine â€“ until he looked around and noticed the wind and waves. We can learn some important lessons of faith from this thrilling story of Jesus walking on the waves. Here we see one of the central themes of Jesusâ€™ teaching â€“ Trust me.