And Who Is My Neighbor? & The Good Samaritan©


And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?

He said unto him, What is written in the law? how readest thou?

And he answering said, 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 neighbor as thyself.

And he said unto him, Thou hast answered right: this do, and thou shalt live.

But he, willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbor?

And Jesus answering said, A certain  man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment, and wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead.

And by chance there came down a certain priest that way: and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.

And likewise a Levite, when he was at the place, came and looked on him, and passed by on the other side.

But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion on him,

And went to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn, and took care of him.

And on the morrow when he departed, he took out two pence, and gave them to the host, and said unto him, Take care of him; and whatsoever thou spendest more, when I come again, I will repay thee.

Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was neighbour unto him that fell among the thieves?

And he said, He that showed mercy on him. Then said Jesus unto him, Go, and do thou likewise. 

Luke 10:25 -37 KJV (Bold & Some Italic Emphasis Added)

A biblical illustration, teaching, and instruction by Jesus that I have heard and have read before of the Good Samaritan. In doing an assignment for my LEGL 215 class, I came across in my textbook, Good Samaritan Statutes, different in it’s application, however, it takes on it’s name after the actions of the certain Samaritan that Jesus talks about in this biblical teaching. 

Inspired, having a desire to read and look further in to the teaching, I share it with you on today. 

One thing amongst others, that caught my attention, it also made me laugh to myself, is that a lawyer asked Jesus this question. Lol!(Laugh Out Loud) 🙂 Enjoy!

Until Next Time,

Bridget

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Prenuptial Agreements Are Not Of God©


​I have always felt that two people who decide to get married are not to create or sign and should not create or sign prenuptial agreements. 

In reading my textbook for my LEGL 215 class, it briefly covers prenuptial agreements. The textbook definition really enforced my stance against it. I won’t quote it verbatim here, due to copyright laws, but I will tell you in laymen terms that a prenuptial agreement is made before two people get married and is when two people note what belongs to each person in the other person’s property. (What?) (Huh?) 

Usually people who have alot of wealth make out prenuptial agreements.

The definition of prenuptial agreement given by Merriam-Webster:

prenuptial agreement:

law: an official agreement that two people make before they marry in which they state how much of each other’s property each will receive if they divorce or if one of them dies.

prenuptial agreement:

an agreement made between a man and a woman before marrying in which they give up future rights to each other’s property in the event of divorce or death.

Typically, whatever assets that remain when a spouse dies goes to the surviving spouse anyway, there wouldn’t be a need or purpose to create a prenuptial agreement in the event that one spouse dies.

Why are prenuptial agreements not of God? 

It totally goes against God’s idea, creation, and pronouncement of marriage. (Plan A)

Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh. – Genesis 2:24 (KJV) (Bold Emphasis Added)

For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife;

And they twain shall be one flesh: so they are no more twain, but one flesh. – Mark 10:7-8 (KJV) (Bold Emphasis Added)

What is his becomes her’s. What is her’s becomes his. They become one flesh. 

A prenuptial agreement does not include or promote “one flesh”, “oneness”, or the outlook of a lifelong marriage, till death do you part. If you have to consider a prenuptial agreement before getting married, you should reconsider getting married. You’re not ready. You’re still thinking about you. You’re thinking about the possibility of your marriage not succeeding. You’re thinking about your money. You’re thinking about your assets. A prenuptial agreement is a Plan B. 

Plan A: God’s Idea, Creation, And Pronouncement of Marriage.

Plan B: Prenuptial Agreement

Until Next Time,

Bridget

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