The Broken Attract the Heart of Jesus

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“Later, as Jesus and his disciples were eating dinner [at Matthew’s house], there were many notorious swindlers there as guests!

The Pharisees were indignant. ‘Why does your teacher associate with men like that?’

‘Because people who are well don’t need a doctor! It’s the sick people who do!’ was Jesus’ reply” (Matt. 9:10-13, TLB).

Jesus naturally gravitates towards broken people. The enormous love in His heart is like a magnet that pulls Him irresistibly towards them. It’s the same component of His nature that He deposited into mothers – the one that causes an overpowering, visceral emotional reaction within us any time we see our children hurting. Just like that, everything inside of our Savior responds with overwhelming compassion to souls that are cracked and shattered by sin.

That’s why Continue reading The Broken Attract the Heart of Jesus