神父講道 – 常年期第三十週 (週六) (2010年10月30日)

恭讀聖路加福音 14:1,7-11
在安息日,耶穌進了一個法利塞人首領的家中吃飯;他們就留心觀察他。
耶穌注意到被邀請的人,如何爭選首席,便對他們講了一個比喻說:「幾時你被人請去赴婚筵,不要坐在首席上,怕有比你更尊貴的客人也被請來,那請你而又請他的人要來向你說:請讓座給這個人!那時,你就要含羞地去坐末席了。你幾時被請,應去坐末座,等那請你的人走來對你說:朋友,請上坐吧!那時,在你同席的眾人面前,你才有光彩。因為凡高舉自己的,必被貶抑;凡貶抑自己的,必被高舉。」
—基督的福音。

30th Week in Ordinary Time – Saturday)

A Reading from the Holy Gospel according to Luke 14:1, 7-11

1 One sabbath when he went to dine at the house of a ruler who belonged to the Pharisees, they were watching him. 7 Now he told a parable to those who were invited, when he marked how they chose the places of honor, saying to them, 8 “When you are invited by any one to a marriage feast, do not sit down in a place of honor, lest a more eminent man than you be invited by him; 9 and he who invited you both will come and say to you, `Give place to this man,’ and then you will begin with shame to take the lowest place. 10 But when you are invited, go and sit in the lowest place, so that when your host comes he may say to you, `Friend, go up higher’; then you will be honored in the presence of all who sit at table with you. 11 For every one who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”

—The Gospel of the Lord.

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路14:1, 7-11 (其他經文──斐1:18-26    詠42)
在安息日,耶穌進了一個法利塞人首領的家中吃飯;他們就留心觀察他。耶穌注意到被邀請的人,如何爭選首席,便對他們講了一個比喻說:「幾時你被人請去赴婚筵,不要坐在首席上,怕有比你更尊貴的客人也被請來,那請你而又請他的人要來向你說:請讓座給這個人!那時,你就要含羞地去坐末席了。你幾時被請,應去坐末座,等那請你的人走來對你說:朋友,請上坐吧!那時,在你同席的眾人面前,你才有光彩。因為凡高舉自己的,必被貶抑;凡貶抑自己的,必被高舉。」

默 想

  • 人的心十分十分複雜,喜歡別人重視自己,人人都害怕被人貶抑;心的最底層,是過分重視別人眼中的自己,自我永遠最重要!
  • 我們要學習觀察自己的心,心不會欺騙你,只要你對它真誠。欺騙自己的,往往是你自欺。
  • 多觀察自己的心,多真正體察自己的需要,有趣地,我們將變得「沒有過於重視自我」。平常心地看待自我,我們會發現:我被高舉,或我被貶抑,都不甚重要了。
  • 耶穌就是想我們學會「走出自我」,擴闊自我,那時,也更懂得愛自己、愛別人、愛天主。