Now Jesus called His disciples to Himself and said, "I have compassion on the multitude, because they have now continued with Me three days and have nothing to eat. And I do not want to send them away hungry, lest they faint on the way."
Then His disciples said to Him, "Where could we get enough bread in the wilderness to fill such a great multitude?"
Jesus said to them, "How many loaves do you have?"
And they said, "Seven, and a few little fish."
So He commanded the multitude to sit down on the ground. And He took the seven loaves and the fish and gave thanks, broke them and gave them to His disciples; and the disciples gave to the multitude. So they all ate and were filled, and they took up seven large baskets full of the fragments that were left. Now those who ate were four thousand men, besides women and children.
Jesus was often moved with compassion. Even when His own needs were waiting to be met, His compassion caused Him to first minister to others.
May we have His compassion active in our lives as we practice the love walk. May we look for opportunities to bless others and not to look to have our own needs met.
When we do this, seeking first His kingdom and righteousness... then all other things will be freely added to us.