260靈修 May. 8, 2012 約翰福音第十四章 John 14

第十四章

15 「你們若愛我,就必遵守我的命令。 16 我要求父,父就另外賜給你們一位保惠師(或譯:訓慰師;下同),叫他永遠與你們同在, 17 就是真理的聖靈,乃世人不能接受的;因為不見他,也不認識他。你們卻認識他,因他常與你們同在,也要在你們裏面。

默想:

  1. 這段經文是有關聖靈,以禱告的心祈求聖靈引領我來讀;使今天的讀經成為我的禱告。
  2. 聖靈是三位一體神當中最被忽略的,我們常將祂看作是三一神的附帶者。但耶穌應許要留給祂的門徒(以及我們,祂的跟隨者)這位重要的朋友。究竟聖靈會住在我的心裡,並且會帶領我過每一天的生活,就像經上所說,聖靈常「與你們同在」(16),「也要在你們裏面」(17)這是什麼意思?這會令我很得安慰嗎?還是不安?沮喪?難明?驚訝?我如何更多地意識到,這位良友今天確實內住我心?
  3. 今天當我開車、走路、工作、讀書、與別人交往時,請求我的良友指引我,無論是我的意念、所說的話語、所作的決定。

 

 

禱告與筆錄:

繼續安靜在神面前,與神對話,並聆聽祂對我說的話。將心中的思想(心得),或是與神的禱告,記錄在「靈程筆記簿」上面。

 

 

Chapter 14

15"If you love me, you will obey what I command. 16And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Counselor to be with you forever— 17the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you.

Meditation:

  1. This passage is about the Holy Spirit, ask Him to guide in a prayerful reading of it.  Make the reading a prayer in itself.
  2. The Holy Spirit is the most neglected personhood of God.  Yet Jesus promises to leave His disciples (and us as his followers) with this important Friend.  What does it mean to have the Holy Spirit in me and guiding me throughout my day, as this passage says: “But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you”?  Is it comforting? Discomforting? Frustrating?  Hard to understand?  Awesome?  How can I grow today in awareness that the Friend lives in me?
  3. As I drive, walk, work, study, and interact with others today, call on my Friend for his guidance with the thoughts I think, the words I speak, and the decisions I make.

 

Prayer & Journaling:

Stay with God for a little longer.  Continue to converse with God and listen to what he wants to tell me.  Then write down any thought and/or prayer in the 2012 “Spiritual Journal” book.

 

 

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