Christ Jesus often taught vital lessons to his followers through parables, thus presenting Truth in a way understandable to their unenlightened thought. Once he stressed the importance of brotherly love by relating the now familiar parable of the good Samaritan, whom he represented as administering compassionately to the needs of one who had been cruelly beaten by robbers and left by the wayside.
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