神父講道 – 常年期第二十四週 (週六) (2012年9月22日)

恭讀聖路加福音 8:4-15

那時,有大夥群眾聚集了來,並有從各城來到耶穌跟前的。耶穌就用比喻說:「有一個撒種子的,出去撒種子,他撒的時候,有的落在路旁,就被踐踏了,並有天上的飛鳥把它吃了。有的落在石頭上,一長起來,就乾枯了,因為沒有濕氣。有的落在荊棘中,荊棘同它一起長起來,把它窒息了。又有的落在好地裏,長起來,結了百倍的果實。」他說完這些話,就高呼說:「有耳聽的,就聽吧!」
耶穌的門徒問他這比喻有什麼意思。他說:「天主國的奧秘,是給你們知道的;對其餘的人,就用比喻,使那看的,卻看不見;聽的,卻聽不懂。這比喻的意思是:種子是天主的話。那些在路旁的,是指那些人聽了,隨後就有魔鬼來到,從他們心中把天主的話奪去,使他們不至信從而得救。那些在石頭上的,是指那些人,他們聽的時候,高興地接受天主的話,但這些人沒有根,暫時相信,一到試探的時候,就退避了。那落在荊棘中的,是指那些聽了的人,還在中途就被掛慮、錢財及生活的逸樂所蒙蔽,沒有結出成熟的果實。那在好地裏的,是指那些以善良和誠實的心傾聽的人,他們把天主的話保存起來,以堅忍結出果實。」

—上主的話。

(24th Week in Ordinary Time – Saturday)

A Reading from the Holy Gospel according to Luke 8:4-15

4 And when a great crowd came together and people from town after town came to him, he said in a parable: 5 “A sower went out to sow his seed; and as he sowed, some fell along the path, and was trodden under foot, and the birds of the air devoured it. 6 And some fell on the rock; and as it grew up, it withered away, because it had no moisture. 7 And some fell among thorns; and the thorns grew with it and choked it. 8 And some fell into good soil and grew, and yielded a hundredfold.” As he said this, he called out, “He who has ears to hear, let him hear.” 9 And when his disciples asked him what this parable meant, 10 he said, “To you it has been given to know the secrets of the kingdom of God; but for others they are in parables, so that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand. 11 Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God. 12 The ones along the path are those who have heard; then the devil comes and takes away the word from their hearts, that they may not believe and be saved. 13 And the ones on the rock are those who, when they hear the word, receive it with joy; but these have no root, they believe for a while and in time of temptation fall away. 14 And as for what fell among the thorns, they are those who hear, but as they go on their way they are choked by the cares and riches and pleasures of life, and their fruit does not mature.

—The Gospel of the Lord.

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每日聖言靜思 常年期第二十四週 (週六) 9月22日

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路8:4-15 (讀經──格前15:35-37, 42-49 詠56)
有大夥群眾聚集了來,並有從各城來到耶穌跟前的。耶穌就用比喻說:「有一個撒種子的,出去撒種子,他撒的時候,有的落在路旁,就被踐踏了,並有天上的飛鳥把它吃了。有的落在石頭上,一長起來,就乾枯了,因為沒有濕氣。有的落在荊棘中,荊棘同它一起長起來,把它窒息了。又有的落在好地裡,長起來,結了百倍的果實。」他說完這些話,就高呼說:「有耳聽的,就聽吧!」
耶穌的門徒問他這比喻有什麼意思。他說:「天主國的奧秘,是給你們知道的;對其餘的人,就用比喻,使那看的,卻看不見;聽的,卻聽不懂。這比喻的意思是:種子是天主的話。那些在路旁的,是指那些人聽了,隨後就有魔鬼來到,從他們心中把天主的話奪去,使他們不至信從而得救。那些在石頭上的,是指那些人,他們聽的時候,高興地接受天主的話,但這些人沒有根,暫時相信,一到試探的時候,就退避了。那落在荊棘中的,是指那些聽了的人,還在中途就被掛慮、錢財及生活的逸樂所蒙蔽,沒有結出成熟的果實。那在好地裡的,是指那些以善良和誠實的心傾聽的人,他們把天主的話保存起來,以堅忍結出果實。」

默 想

  • 我深信,我們都是結百倍果實的,因為我們每人最終都要以最完美的質素,才能面對面見著天主,就像聖母一樣。
  • 可能有人會想,那我們便必定沒有希望了。錯了,其實我們每人本質都是圓滿的,因為我們都有天主的本質。
  • 只是我們受到外在的因素影響,才看不到真實的自己,耶穌其實在召叫我們每個人找回真正在天主內的自己。
  • 即使在現世失敗了,找不到,也不用灰心,天主必定會安排一條可以走的路給我們,我們最終必定可以找到在天主內的真我。