Let’s understand that this message was for the Jews. The Father was the master and Jesus His servant.
First, the Jews were invited to be part of His kingdom, but they were too busy with keeping their own religious traditions, so Jesus went to the beggars, the Gentiles, you and me with the gospel.
Second, this message is for the church. Far too many churches want everyone to be comfortably middle-class.
Far too many do not want the downtrodden, the poor, the welfare mothers, the single moms, and the people living in poverty. The gospel is for everyone! Except for the grace of God, I might be on skid row myself! God will not bless a church that does not have the same concern for the poor as it does for the comfortable.
Third, this message is for the individual believer. We are not called to live our lives in a comfortable circle of Christian friends. We are called to take the light of the gospel to all people. When was the last time you took time to help someone different than you?
Someone has said that Jesus was a “pastor to the poor.” Even Paul said in Galatians 2:10 that he was “eager… to remember the poor.” Maybe today, you can single out a person that needs your help, your touch, your word of encouragement, your text or your phone call. Try it and be blessed!