Somebody asked this question for all humanity. He asked it to the Creator, Jesus. And Jesus gave the Good Samaritan parable as the answer.
Who will be with me through thick and thin?
It’s a question that many today are still seeking the answer to. After so many failures, backstabbing, betrayals, someone right now is asking, “who can I lean on?”
If you have gone through this life long enough, you must have realized by now that in life people get tired, hurt, sleepy, weak. And that before night comes, someone is asking, “where am I going to lay my head? Where will I rest?”
“Fix your bed before sleep comes.”, one of those proverbs that exist in one form of another throughout many cultures.
The “Good Samaritan” suggest what many would stereotypically called contradicting, putting “good” next to “Samaritan” to suggest something of goodwill from a Samaritan.
With the parable, Christ showed that our neighbor can be someone we considered to be our enemy. And that because the work he has done, he proves his love for the hurt, regardless of who it is.
Likewise, by Jesus dying on the cross for us, God proved to us his love for us who are weak.
“You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” (Romans 5:6-8)