The context of the text is the very heart of Jesus’ public ministry: seeing brokenness, making it whole, and commissioning the disciples to do the same.
Read this passage prayerfully and meditate on the following questions:
- What does the text say?
- What does the text say to me?
- What do I want to say to God about the text?
- What difference will this text make in my life?
Journal about your immediate reactions to the text, as well as how this text relates to the current chapter of your faith journey.