When Jesus saw the crowds, his heart broke. Matthew 9:36 reads
When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.
He had compassion on them.
To put it another way, he felt compassion for them.
I can imagine the heart of Christ that day on that hillside – pondering the injustice, the poverty, the lostness, the brokenness, the misery of human need, and their separation from God.
But also seeing not just a plural collective “them” but individuals with names, dreams, and families. [Read more…] about 30 Days of Prayer: Day 2 “Jesus saw”