The poor are all around us and God uses us to bless them as we go through life caring for the poor. God wants us to meet their needs, whatever they may be.
How does God feel about complaining? Israel complained constantly and learned that their sin of discontent angers God who provided for their every need.
When Jesus healed a man with many demons, he wanted to follow Jesus, but Jesus told him to go home & tell of the great things that had been done for him.
Because Jesus lives within us, the Light of the World should shine through us into a lost world dark with sin. Jesus expects us to let our light shine!
The Israelite Priests were instructed to say a prayer of blessing of the people of Israel – not as a vain repetitious prayer, but one to bless the people.