When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.

– Matthew 9:36 (NIV)

Today’s commentary
by Dave Whitehead, Senior Pastor, GraceNYC.org, Author of Making Sense of the Bible

What goes through the heart of God when he looks at the multitudes? Anger? Judgment? When the Scripture describes Jesus and crowds we see a heart of compassion. To look upon God’s earth without compassion separates us from God’s heart for His creation. As followers of Christ He is looking to us to display His compassion on the earth. What moves you toward compassion and how can you display that compassion?

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