This passage is inviting us to get to know God better. It is inviting those who may have lost their faith to come back to God who is always welcoming. Also it is saying that God will heal those that he struck, and revive them after two days. This passage is telling me that I should get to know God better this lent, and that I should get a little deeper in my faith. This lent I will try to get deeper in my faith and go to church more often. This reading has influenced me to get get to know god better this lent and I will try my best to do so.