There are experts galore. No lack of those who “officially” know all the rules and regulations. When Jesus asked the question, He got an answer from an expert.
So … what is it that God desires from us? Who showed love to his neighbor? The one who showed mercy.
That is what we should do. That is what I should do. This is how we love our neighbors. Have mercy. Be merciful. Show mercy in every way!!!
The expert in the law replied, “The one who had mercy on him.” Jesus told him, “Go and do likewise.