Endurance is challenging, especially when you are faced with adversity. Your natural reaction is to quit or to hide, but instead God wants us to stand. Standing is an act of faith and a struggle of the will. We are encouraged in Scripture to stand and see the salvation of the Lord. As exciting as this Scripture might be, in the middle of life’s moments, this is the last thing you want to do.
Who is our neighbor? Is our neighbor the person that lives next door to us or is neighbor more of a universal term? Jesus was asked this question in Luke 10:25-37. In this passage, we learn about the Good Samaritan and his encounter with a “certain man.”