放在燈臺上嗎？ 22 因為掩藏的事，沒有不顯出來的；隱瞞的事，
沒有不露出來的。 23 有耳可聽的，就應當聽！」 24 又說：「你
們，並且要多給你們。 25 因為有的，還要給他；沒有的，連他所
1 我兒，要留心我智慧的話語，側耳聽我聰明的言辭， 2 為要使
21He said to them, "Do you bring in a lamp to put it under a bowl or a bed?
Instead, don't you put it on its stand?
22For whatever is hidden is meant to be
disclosed, and whatever is concealed is meant to be brought out into the open.
23If anyone has ears to hear, let him hear."
24"Consider carefully what you hear,"
he continued. "With the measure you use, it will be measured to you—and even
more.25Whoever has will be given more; whoever does not have, even what he
has will be taken from him."
1. In Matthew 6:3-4, Jesus taught us: “But when you give to the needy, do
not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your
giving may be in secret. Then your Father, who sees what is done in
secret, will reward you.”
2. However, in this paragraph, it is talking about all of our secrets – good
and bad – being revealed. What is the connection between keeping
good deeds and qualities, and having all of our secrets revealed? Does
this motivate us to be quiet about the good works that we do?
3. Continue the meditation from yesterday to be willing to be a quiet
disciple of Jesus. Lord, help me so that I will “not let (my) left hand
know what (my) right hand is doing” (Matt 6:3).
Prayer & Journaling: On your prayer journal, as you listen to God, write down a few
thoughts, questions, words, names, drawings, or anything that has come to your mind
during this time.
Proverbs for Today: 5:1-2
1My son, be attentive to my wisdom;
incline your ear to my understanding,
2that you may keep discretion,
and your lips may guard knowledge.