神父講道 – 聖週 (週三) (2014年4月16日)

恭讀聖瑪竇福音 26:14-25

那時,那十二人中之一,名叫猶達斯依斯加略的,去見司祭長,說:「我把耶穌交給你們,你們願意給我什麼?」他們約定給他三十塊銀錢。從此便尋找機會,要把耶穌交出。
無酵節的第一天,門徒前來對耶穌說:「你願意我們在那裏,給你預備吃逾越節晚餐?」耶穌說:「你們進城去見某人,對他說:師傅說:我的時候近了,我要與我的門徒在你那裏舉行逾越節。」門徒就照耶穌吩咐他們的作了,預備了逾越節晚餐。
到了晚上,耶穌與十二門徒坐席。他們正吃晚餐的時候,耶穌說:「我實在告訴你們:你們中有一個人要出賣我。」他們非常憂悶,開始各自對他說:「主,難道是我嗎?」耶穌回答說:「那同我一起把手蘸在盤子裏的人,要出賣我。人子固然要按照指著他所記載的而去,但是出賣人子的那人卻是有禍的!那人若沒有生,為他更好。」那要出賣他的猶達斯也開口問耶穌說:「辣彼!難道是我嗎?」耶穌對他說:「你說的是。」

—上主的話。

(Holy Week – Wednesday)

A Reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew 26:14-25

14 Then one of the twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests 15 and said, “What will you give me if I deliver him to you?” And they paid him thirty pieces of silver. 16 And from that moment he sought an opportunity to betray him. 17 Now on the first day of Unleavened Bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Where will you have us prepare for you to eat the Passover?” 18 He said, “Go into the city to a certain one, and say to him, `The Teacher says, My time is at hand; I will keep the Passover at your house with my disciples.'” 19 And the disciples did as Jesus had directed them, and they prepared the Passover. 20 When it was evening, he sat at table with the twelve disciples; 21 and as they were eating, he said, “Truly, I say to you, one of you will betray me.” 22 And they were very sorrowful, and began to say to him one after another, “Is it I, Lord?” 23 He answered, “He who has dipped his hand in the dish with me, will betray me. 24 The Son of man goes as it is written of him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! It would have been better for that man if he had not been born.” 25 Judas, who betrayed him, said, “Is it I, Master?” He said to him, “You have said so.”

—The Gospel of the Lord.

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瑪26:14-25  (讀經 ── 依50:4-9  詠69)

那十二人中之一,名叫猶達斯依斯加略的,去見司祭長,說:「我把耶穌交給你們,你們願意給我什麼?」他們約定給他三十塊銀錢。從此便尋找機會,要把耶穌交出。
無酵節的第一天,門徒前來對耶穌說:「你願意我們在哪裡,給你預備吃逾越節晚餐?」耶穌說:「你們進城去見某人,對他說:師傅說:我的時候近了,我要與我的門徒在你那裡舉行逾越節。」門徒就照耶穌吩咐他們的作了,預備了逾越節晚餐。
到了晚上,耶穌與十二門徒坐席。他們正吃晚餐的時候,耶穌說:「我實在告訴你們:你們中有一個人要出賣我。」他們非常憂悶,開始各自對他說:「主,難道是我嗎?」耶穌回答說:「那同我一起把手蘸在盤子裡的人,要出賣我。人子固然要按照指著他所記載的而去,但是出賣人子的那人卻是有禍的!那人若沒有生,為他更好。」那要出賣他的猶達斯也開口問耶穌說:「辣彼!難道是我嗎?」耶穌對他說:「你說的是。」

 

默 想

  • 猶達斯是否注定要出賣耶穌?他有選擇的自由嗎?這都是聖經學者常討論的課題,值得我們也細想一下。
  • 耶穌步上死刑之路,究其原因,甚至與猶達斯的出賣無關。耶穌的犠牲,是因為眾人的硬心腸。
  • 若今天我們仍然心腸頑硬,我們也等於將耶穌送上死刑。