National Good Samaritan Day

National Good Samaritan Day – This day is also known as Good Samaritan Involvement Day. Pretty much a day to be unselfish and help those in need and to spread kindness.

National Good Samaritan Day

National Good Samaritan Day

National Good Samaritan Day is held annual on March 13.

It is a day to spread kindness by not being selfish, but, we don’t need one day to do this. Everyday should be Good Samaritan Day. We should be doing good and spread kindness daily. Like the Boy Scouts of American slogan, “Do A Good Turn Daily.”

The term “Good Samaritan” actually comes from the Bible. It was one of the parables that Jesus taught. The parable of the Good Samaritan is a parable told by Jesus. You can find this parable in Luke 10:25–37. In this Parable it talks about how many people including religious leaders would pass by this man because they were a Jew and he was a Samaritan. The two races didn’t have anything to do with each other. But, one Jewish man, the Good Samaritan, took him. He clothed him and fed him. Plus, he gave him shelter. He paid the price for that man.

Today the term is described by people who perform acts of kindness to those in need, especially to strangers.

Start of this day

This day got its start on March 13, 1964 where Catherine “Kitty” Genovese was stabbed to death. People believe her neighbors could have done something to help her on that day. None of them came to her aide. This occurded in New York City, NY. It is said if a “Good Samaritan” came to her aide, then she might have survived that night. Reports say her killer was interrupted two times. Both of those times it was said neighbors and passersby witnessed that.  None of them even called the police. It wasn’t until the third and successful attempt that someone called the police. However, it was too late then.

The creator of this day is unknown, but that is the story that goes along with this day. Like I mentioned above, we don’t need to do this one day week, we should be a “Good Samaritan” daily. We don’t need a reason to help others, as Christians, we should help each others without even thinking.

Pay it Forward kind of thing too!

This day is also celebrated annually on October 13.

It has been celebrated then since 2012. This one was created by Richard Lutz. I couldn’t find much more on the one celebrated this day.

I think everyday we would be a Good Samaritan!

First published March 12, 2018. Last updated or republished March 12, 2021.

by clicking on the random post button above, you will be taken to a totally random blog post!

Subscribe To Courageous Christian Father!

Don’t miss any blog posts! Subscribe today! You can subscribe via WordPress or by entering your email! Thank you!

Follow Courageous Christian Father on WordPress.com

Join 5,923 other subscribers

Don’t forget to also share blog posts you love on your favorite social media too! Thank you! Sharing is caring!

Follow on Social Media

Below are some examples of blog entries from all blogs that I do. (Courageous Christian FatherSteve Sews Stuff and SteveZ DesignZ). 

  • Take home a soldierTake home a soldier
    Please take home a soldier and place it somewhere that will remind you to pray for our men and women serving our country! #TakeHomeASoldier Take home a soldier appeared first on Courageous Christian Father. Read the full article at Take home a soldier ©2004-2022 by Steve Patterson Steve Patterson of… Read more »
  • God is like bleach He removes stains no one else canGod is like bleach He removes stains no one else can
    God is like bleach He removes stains no one else can - He washes us white as snow. #bgbg2 God is like bleach He removes stains no one else can appeared first on Courageous Christian Father. Read the full article at God is like bleach He removes stains no one… Read more »
  • FabricologistFabricologist
    Steve Sews Stuff Fabricologist - Fabricologist (Fab-ri-kol-uh-jist) Noun - 1. One who has perfected the art of stashing fabric. 2. An expert accumulator of cloth intended for future use. #fabricologist #fabric Fabricologist appeared first on Steve Sews Stuff. Read more »
  • Jesus even broke bread before it could be usedJesus even broke bread before it could be used
    Jesus even broke bread before it could be used - We even have to break bread to use it. We break it to eat, make a sandwich and more. When bread is broken it is useful. We are the same, God uses our brokenness for His will. Jesus even broke… Read more »
  • Great Smoky Mountain National Park requiring face masks againGreat Smoky Mountain National Park requiring face masks again
    Steve Sews Stuff Great Smoky Mountain National Park requiring face masks again - Consistent with CDC guidance regarding areas of substantial or high transmission, visitors to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask inside all park buildings. Great Smoky Mountain National Park… Read more »
  • 46 Random Bible Verses46 Random Bible Verses
    46 Random Bible Verses - this blog post shares 46 random Bible verses. #bibleverses #bgbg2 46 Random Bible Verses appeared first on Courageous Christian Father. Read the full article at 46 Random Bible Verses ©2004-2022 by Steve Patterson Steve Patterson of Courageous Christian Father. Courageous Christian Father - A Christian… Read more »
  • Fun & Interesting Facts About August 6Fun & Interesting Facts About August 6
    Fun & Interesting Facts About August 6 - I share some fun facts and famous birthdays for the 6th of August. #August6 Fun & Interesting Facts About August 6 appeared first on Courageous Christian Father. Read the full article at Fun & Interesting Facts About August 6 ©2004-2022 by Steve… Read more »
  • More people burning in hell that have more of a heart for evangelizingMore people burning in hell that have more of a heart for evangelizing
    There are more people burning in hell that have more of a heart for evangelizing than in the church today just like the rich man. (Luke 16) Josh Cardwell From Revolution Church Crossville at True Life Church More people burning in hell that have more of a heart for evangelizing… Read more »
  • Remove background in Adobe Photoshop Using Quick ActionRemove background in Adobe Photoshop Using Quick Action
    Remove background in Adobe Photoshop Using Quick Action - real simple and fast! #Photoshop The post Remove background in Adobe Photoshop Using Quick Action appeared first on SteveZ DesignZ. Read more »
  • August – Did You Know?August – Did You Know?
    August, the month that is named in honor of Augustus Caesar and previously went by the name "Sextilis." #August August – Did You Know? appeared first on Courageous Christian Father. Read the full article at August – Did You Know? ©2004-2022 by Steve Patterson Steve Patterson of Courageous Christian Father.… Read more »
  • New Testament Found in the mud of Kentucky floodingNew Testament Found in the mud of Kentucky flooding
    New Testament Found in the mud of Kentucky flooding - with all the recent rain and flooding in Kentucky, a New Testament Bible was found in the mud. New Testament Found in the mud of Kentucky flooding appeared first on Courageous Christian Father. Read the full article at New Testament… Read more »
  • Jelly Bean Prayer Printable – Jelly Bean Gospel – PrintableJelly Bean Prayer Printable – Jelly Bean Gospel – Printable
    Jelly Bean Prayer - Jelly Bean Gospel a way to use the colors of jelly beans to share the gospel. Includes free printable version! National Jelly Bean Day. #JellyBeanPrayer #JellyBeanGospel #JellyBeanDay #JellyBeans #JellyBean #Easter #prayer Jelly Bean Prayer Printable – Jelly Bean Gospel – Printable appeared first on Courageous Christian… Read more »

Thank You For Reading!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

About the Author

Feel free to share your comment! Thank you!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.