So, “what does this mean?” Jesus urges us to be people of compassion and action towards the people in our daily lives. In the text, we see that He had compassion, He cared for and was moved to action because they were people who were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. As stewards of God’s gifts we have been given the awesome privilege of managing all that the Lord gives us, so that it flourishes. How can our time, talents and treasures be leveraged as we put into action, compelled from the heart, to help and reach out to our fellow man?
By employing Jesus’