Dal Vangelo secondo Matteo 28,16-20. Some have said that the Bible is not relevant to today’s modern world. Quando l'impero romano si disintegra, vittima delle sue contraddizioni interne, le comunità dovrebbero essere preparate ad offrire alla gente un modello alternativo di convivenza sociale. (Anno II), 27/07/18 - Venerdì 16a sett. Commento su Dt 4,32-34.39-40; Sal 32; Rm 8,14-17; Mt 28,16-20 Terminato il tempo di Pasqua la liturgia, sulla scia degli eventi pasquali, ci propone ancora due domeniche, questa e la prossima, centrate sulla figura del Cristo risorto. 19 Andate dunque, e fate discepoli di tutti i popoli, battezzandoli nel nome del Padre e del Figlio e dello Spirito Santo, 20 insegnando loro di osservare tutte le cose che io vi ho comandato.Or ecco, io sono con voi tutti i giorni, fino alla fine dell'età presente.Amen». Because we humans like to have our pride built up. Then with the coming of the Holy Spirit they really began to live for Christ rather than themselves. 23Ed egli disse loro: «Il mio calice, lo berrete; però sedere alla mia destra e alla mia sinistra non sta a me concederlo: è per coloro per i quali il Padre mio lo ha preparato». "Gli altri dieci, udito questo, si sdegnarono con i due fratelli". Questo sito usa Akismet per ridurre lo spam. Matteo 20,20-28. We want others to think not only good of us, but that in some way we are superior to others. Verse 20. Every generation wants to think that it is smarter, wiser, better than the previous, but too often it repeats the same mistakes as the previous generation showing that it is not any better, and often worse. 16 Gli undici discepoli, intanto, andarono in Galilea, sul monte che Gesù aveva loro indicato. 3 Aveva un aspetto splendente come un lampo e una # 28,3 La veste candida è simbolo di risurrezione. Here we find Salome is not just promoting her two sons for their sakes, but really for her own sake as well since she would then have “bragging rights,” i.e. In quel tempo, si avvicinò a Gesù la madre dei figli di Zebedeo con i suoi figli, e si prostrò per chiedergli qualcosa. In verse 23 Jesus tells them that they would indeed drink from it. 16 Gli undici discepoli, intanto, andarono in Galilea, sul monte che Gesù aveva loro indicato. But again, that is the natural way of the world. In some ways John may have drunk more deeply from the cup of suffering than those who were put to death for he had to endure the hatred of this world the longest. 20 Perché dove sono due o tre riuniti nel mio nome, io sono in mezzo a loro». Gesù sa che lo uccideranno (Mt 20,8). L'impero romano controllava il mondo, sottomettendolo con la forza delle armi e così, mediante tributi, tasse ed imposte, riusciva a concentrare la ricchezza mediante la repressione e l'abuso di potere. Visualizza Mt 20,20-28 Il brano è un contrappunto tra due glorie: quella del Figlio dell'uomo e quella degli uomini. In quel tempo si avvicinò a Gesù la madre dei figli di Zebedèo con i suoi figli, e si prostrò per chiedergli qualcosa. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?” He questions them as to whether they realized the high price that would have to be paid to be counted worthy of the position they were seeking. Gesù definisce la sua vita e la sua missione: "Il Figlio dell'Uomo non è venuto ad essere servito, ma a servire e a dare la sua vita in riscatto per molti". “You do not know what you are asking for. Visualizza Mt 28,16-20. (Mark 10:35-45.) The flesh, smiling and confident, preaches and sings songs about the cross, and before that cross it bows and toward that cross it points with carefully staged histrionics, but upon that cross it will not die and the reproach of that cross it stubbornly refuses to bear.” Such is the nature of Christianity in our land. Quando hai bisogno, Qumran ti dà una mano, sempre. Gesù aveva un'altra risposta. Quella di oggi ci propone di fermarci a riflettere sul grande mistero della trinità You have to pay attention to its lessons. A sham servant avoids suffering. Jesus’ first response seeks to bring them back to reality. Gli dicono: «Lo possiamo». Active. But Jesus called them to Himself, and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great men exercise authority over them. Dal Vangelo secondo Matteo 20,17-28 In quel tempo, mentre saliva a Gerusalemme, Gesù prese in disparte i Dodici e lungo la via disse loro: “Ecco, noi stiamo salendo a Gerusalemme e il Figlio dell’uomo sarà consegnato ai sommi sacerdoti e agli scribi, che lo condanneranno a morte e lo consegneranno ai pagani perché sia schernito e flagellato e crocifisso; ma il terzo giorno risusciterà”. Come accolgo la sofferenza che avviene nella vita e che è il contrario di ciò che chiediamo nella preghiera? It is a great tragedy in the church when a person comes to power, whether that is by position or by a charismatic personality, and they view themselves as superior and they use people for their own advantage. We do not know whose idea it was to ask Jesus for these high positions, but it is clear that James & John are not innocent by-standers. None of those things are evil in themselves, but when those things become the goal, the definition of success or the purpose of our lives, we have stepped away from godliness and into worldliness. 28Come il Figlio dell’uomo, che non è venuto per farsi servire, ma per servire e dare la propria vita in riscatto per molti». Matteo 28,18-20 She is Jesus’ aunt, and James and John are Jesus’ first cousins. He was the very first of the Apostles to be martyred. (If you would like to receive Pastor Harris’ weekly sermons via e-mail, Click here), “So You Want to Be Great” Quando lo videro, gli si prostrarono innanzi; alcuni però dubitavano. 28 como el Hijo del Hombre no vino para ser servido, sino para servir, y para dar su vida en rescate por muchos. “It is archaic, out of date, behind the times.” They suppose that man has advanced beyond the wisdom of … Gesù reagisce con fermezza. The old cross condemns; the new cross assures. Ed ecco una donna Cananea, che veniva da quella regione, si mise a gridare: «Pietà di me, Signore, figlio di Davide!Mia figlia è molto tormentata da un demonio». Ask the person on the street what success is and you will find for the most part that people define success in terms of money, prestige, position, power or fame. Agivano secondo i propri interessi (cf. There are also those that abuse their positions of authority. This shows that perhaps he was prepared. La madre dei figli di Zebedeo, portavoce dei suoi figli Giacomo e Giovanni, si avvicina a Gesù per chiedergli un favore: "Di' che questi miei figli siedano uno alla tua destra e uno alla tua sinistra nel tuo regno". They tell people what they want to hear – (Paul called it “tickling their ears” in 2 Tim. 21 “What is it you want?” he asked. (Testo TILC) 20. Si accordò con loro per un denaro al giorno e … I campi obbligatori sono contrassegnati * COMMENTO. TESTO Commento su Matteo 28,16-20 padre Lino Pedron . Reina-Valera 1960 (RVR1960) Dutchess County Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 Il nostro modo di vivere nella chiesa e nella comunità concorda con questo consiglio di Gesù? Gesù vuole sapere se loro, invece del posto d'onore, accettano di dare la propria vita fino alla morte. Leaders in the church are to be slaves of Christ and servants of His people. From the eternal point of view they are a dead end. We do not earn them, we simply receive what is His good will to grant to us. Non così tra di voi: colui che vorrà diventare grande tra voi, si farà vostro servo, e colui che vorrà essere il primo tra voi, si farà vostro schiavo". He is taught, but he does not listen. It was a wrong thing to seek that for several reasons, among them the inappropriateness of asking for this right after Jesus had told them He was going to Jerusalem to suffer and die; they had not considered the price that would have to be paid; it was not Jesus’ place to appoint those positions; and most of all, it was wrong because it demonstrated that they – and the other disciples – were still largely infected with the world’s values. Their indignation was not from a sense of concern for what Jesus would be facing nor from the impropriety of James & John’s request. It is, rather, a bright ornament upon the bosom of the self-assured and carnal Christian whose hands are indeed the hands of Abel, but whose voice is the voice of Cain. The incident seems to have arisen from the promise of the twelve thrones in Matthew 19:28, and is significant as showing how utterly misunderstood was the true nature of the Messianic kingdom. Scopri come i tuoi dati vengono elaborati. 25Ma Gesù li chiamò a sé e disse: «Voi sapete che i governanti delle nazioni dóminano su di esse e i capi le opprimono. We call it “buttering them up.” Consider how you approach your boss for a raise. T. Ord. Verses 20-28. Da. padre Lino Pedron è uno dei tuoi autori preferiti di commenti al Vangelo? Risponde ai figli e non alla madre: "Voi non sapete quello che chiedete. If you want to be great, you have to become a humble, selfless servant. Matthew 20:20-28. Peter later denied Jesus, but John remained faithful. (Anno II). Matthew 20:20-28 Some have said that the Bible is not relevant to today’s modern world. James & John claimed that they were able to drink the same cup that Jesus was about to drink, and in fairness to John, only he and Peter followed Jesus after He was arrested. Santissima Trinità (Anno B) (31/05/2015) Vangelo: Mt 28,16-20 . • Matteo 20,28: Il riassunto della vita di Gesù. ; At 1,10. Gesù chiama i discepoli e parla loro dell'esercizio del potere: "I capi delle nazioni, voi lo sapete, dominano su di esse e i grandi esercitano su di esse il potere. 26Tra voi non sarà così; ma chi vuole diventare grande tra voi, sarà vostro servitore The old cross brought tears and blood; the new cross brings laughter. Certainly technology had advanced greatly. And as John tells us in 1 John 2:16 – the things of the world are passing away. Vangelo del giorno: Matteo 20,1-16 – audio e commento Papa Francesco. • Giacomo e Giovanni chiedono favori, Gesù promette sofferenza. Jesus prompted them to be more specific and that is when this specific request comes, “Command that in Your kingdom these two sons of mine may sit, one on Your right and one on Your left.”. The slave is unconcerned for his own life, his own glory, his own power. While many claim that Jesus is their lord, only a few are His slaves. To be a Christian means to follow Christ, to be a person who is being conformed into His image (Rom 8:29). Il tuo indirizzo email non sarà pubblicato. In Bible times transportation was walking, riding a horse or donkey, or sailing on a ship. James drank from the cup first. Nuova Diodati: Matteo 28,19-20. Non hanno una forte coscienza critica, e nemmeno si rendono conto della loro realtà personale. It also seems amazing that this would be on their minds again when only a short time earlier, only a few minutes or at most a couple of hours earlier, Jesus had told them again about what He would suffer in Jerusalem in just a few days. Many of us have worked under such kind of people. Potete bere il calice che io sto per bere?». Jesus did not die on the cross so that you could live in happy circumstances, He died so that your bondage to sin could be broken, that you could be reconciled to God and escape His condemnation, and that you could now have an eternal relationship with Him. “The cross of popular evangelicalism is not the cross of the New Testament. Essi però dubitarono. • Matteo 20,20-21: La richiesta della madre dei figli di Zebedeo. Yet they too seem to have misunderstood his message, and asked to be given the highest posts in the future kingdom. Dal Vangelo secondo Matteo 15,21-28. . They merchandise the gospel and make Jesus a commodity to market. Even churches are caught up in this mentality defining success in terms of number of members, size of budget or number of missionaries supported. It seems amazing that James and John would even have this request on their minds after the strong rebuke all the disciples received only a few weeks or so before when they had been arguing about who among them was the greatest in the kingdom (chap. Resume Prayer. # Mt 17,2 par. Turn to Matthew 20:20. But a slave was owned by his master and could only go and do what the master wanted. If you want to be first, then you have to go another step and become a doulos – a slave. In all humility be the slave of Christ and serve Him and His people and let God be the one that exalts you. La prima consiste nel consegnarsi, nel servire e dare la vita; la seconda consiste nel possedere, nell'asservire e dare la morte. Famous people such as athletes, media personalities, actors and actress and such can gain such power because people hold them in awe. Allora gli si avvicinò la madre dei figli di Zebedeo con i suoi figli, e si prostrò per chiedergli qualcosa. Vv. E Gesù disse loro: «In verità vi dico: voi che mi avete seguito, nella nuova creazione, quando il Figlio dell'uomo sarà seduto sul trono della sua gloria, siederete anche voi su dodici troni a giudicare le dodici tribù di Israele. Imparò da sua madre che disse: "Ecco l'ancella del Signore!" All of them were still infected with the world’s values, and the world values positions of prominence and power. If they could not find a way to be an encouragement to Jesus, at least they should have been asking the hows and whys He would have to suffer – how did this fit in with the Old Testament, why did it have to be this way, etc. Now communication can come to us at the speed of light over thousands of miles in full color pictures. Ciò rispecchia le tensioni nelle comunità, sia al tempo di Gesù e di Matteo, come pure oggi nelle nostre comunità. We are not to be like the world including the manner in which our rulers and great men function. In this case we see the mother of James and John seeking to use her relationship Jesus’ aunt to gain prominent positions for her two sons – Jesus’ cousins. Matthew 20:20-28. His only concern is for his master, his lord. Lo spunto dal Vangelo di oggi 20 Settembre 2020 Domenica: “non posso fare delle mie cose quello che voglio? Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?” The said to Him, “We are able.” He said to them, “My cup you shall drink; but to sit on My right and on My left, this is not Mine to give, but it is for those for whom it has been prepared by Me Father.” And hearing this, the ten became indignant with the two brothers. What mother does not want her children to rise to important positions, to be “successful.” Parents take great pride in how their children turn out – especially if they do achieve important positions. The lesson Jesus teaches His disciples in Matthew 20:20-28 is as relevant today as it was on the day this story took place. Egli le disse: «Che cosa vuoi?». The Scriptures tell us that the Holy Spirit now indwells every true believer. The mother of James and John comes to Jesus. When I was a little boy, my parents referred to one pastor we had as the “little dictator.” He was a short man who was so obsessed with his own power he did not even want a light bulb changed without his permission. 20Allora gli si avvicinò la madre dei figli di Zebedeo con i suoi figli e si prostrò per chiedergli qualcosa. i.e. The drive within man is to control his future and that means being able to control those around him as well. Egli le disse: «Che cosa vuoi?». And a true servant will sacrifice for the sake of others in the name of Christ. Though technology has changed, man has not. The old cross slew men; the new cross entertains them. Dal Vangelo secondo Matteo (Mt 20,20-28) In quel tempo, si avvicinò a Gesù la madre dei figli di Zebedèo con i suoi figli e si prostrò per chiedergli qualcosa. If that is the example set by our master, then what should be the mark of our lives. But Jesus called them to Himself, and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great men exercise authority over them. • Gesù dice: "Tra di voi non sia così!" Money, prestige, position, power and fame will all come to an end. Modern man is no different from ancient man. All the other disciples, including James, ran away. Matteo 28,1-20. (845)-298-8481, Loving the Brethren, Living Your Life, Behavior Toward Outsiders – 1 Thessalonians 4:9-12, God’s Will: Your Sanctification – 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8, Extending Ministry – 1 Thessalonians 3:1-13. Jesus Himself is the example of what it means to be great in the kingdom, of what it means to be a servant and a slave. Nello stesso tempo, sembra una risposta precipitata, poiché, pochi giorni dopo, abbandonano Gesù e lo lasciano solo nell'ora del dolore (Mt 26,51). Se vuoi saperne di più, consulta la cookie policy. Il profeta Isaia lo aveva già annunziato (Is 50,4-6; 53,1-10). - Ambitious request of the mother of the sons of Zebedee. 17 Quando lo … Matteo 20,20-28. El orgullo es el pecadoque más fácilmente nos acosa; es una ambición pecaminosa de superar a los demás en pompa ygrandeza. Erano preoccupati solo dei loro interessi. There are many today in pulpits across our land, on the radio and TV who are self-seeking leaders who skillfully take advantage of ignorant, gullible, believers to build up their own little kingdom by fleecing the flock. 21 Egli le disse: «Che cosa vuoi?» Gli rispose: «Di’ che questi miei due figli siedano uno alla tua destra e uno alla tua sinistra nel tuo regno». Jesus made this a more noble term by using it to describe His most faithful and favored disciples because it marked out the selfless, humble life they were to live. As demonstrated by their continued bickering which continued even to the night of the Last Supper, they were indignant that James and John were trying to gain a higher position over them through their kinship to Jesus. E Gesù, avvicinatosi, disse loro: «Mi è stato dato ogni potere in cielo e in terra. Non così dovrà essere tra voi; ma colui che vorrà diventare grande tra voi, si farà vostro servo, e colui che vorrà essere il primo tra voi, si farà vostro schiavo; appunto come il Figlio dell'uomo, che non è venuto per essere servito, ma per servire e dare la sua vita in riscatto per molti". I due rispondono: "Lo possiamo!" “Lord it over” is a strong term that has the idea of ruling down on the people, and in that day this was easily understood since most of the governments of the day were a form of dictatorship – most of them tyrannical in nature. Proud, boastful Simon was changed into the Apostle Peter who wrote, “God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble. It would be nice if men were getting smarter and were wiser than Solomon, but such is simply not the case. - Clicca qui per sapere il perché. This is true with most everyone that holds positions of power. Commento al Vangelo del giorno – Mt 20, 20-28 A cura de i liturgia.silvestrini.org/commento/2017-07-25.html Raccomandato ma Santo vero. Ed egli soggiunse: "Il mio calice lo berrete; però non sta a me concedere che vi sediate alla mia destra o alla mia sinistra, ma è per coloro per i quali è stato preparato dal Padre mio". “My two sons sit on the left and right of the king! Gesù aveva già avvisato che il discepolo deve seguire il maestro e portare la sua croce dietro di lui (Mt 16,21.24), Ma i discepoli non capirono bene cosa stava succedendo (Mt 16,22-23; 17,23). Paul often referred to Himself in this manner, a bond-servant, a slave of Christ (Rom 1:1; Phil 1:1; Tit 1:1 etc.). T. Ord. Is Jesus really your lord or just a commodity that you are seeking to use to gain what you want? James and John did drink the cup of Christ’s suffering. In quel tempo, gli undici discepoli, andarono in Galilea, sul monte che Gesù aveva loro fissato. Man is innately self-centered and desires to gain for himself whatever he can. The rulers of the gentiles would lord it over their subjects. Egli le disse: “Che cosa vu… They fail to listen to the previous generation. • Matteo 20,22-23: La risposta di Gesù. And the reason the new generation makes the same mistakes? Jesus also tells them that “to sit on My right and on My left, this is not Mine to give, but it is for those for whom it has been prepared by My Father.” Jesus is completely submissive to the Father and will not usurp the divine order in any way. We feed the person’s ego telling them how wonderful they are so that they will be favorable to us, and more times than not, it works. There are also those who gain power over others not because they have a position of rulership, but because they have a distinguished place in society or they have a charismatic personality by which they capture the fascination of people and that becomes a means by which they can exploit them. 4 Le guardie ebbero tanta paura di lui che cominciarono a tremare e rimasero come morte. There is a lot of truth in the saying, “It is not what you know, it is who you know.” We often find that positions are not filled with the person best qualified, but the person with the best connections. How much are you willing to sacrifice in the service of your master? Salome comes to Jesus seeking to gain for her sons – and really for her self as well. It is not so among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant, and whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave.”. Now man can zip through the air faster than the speed of sound. Nome * Email * Sito web. 20 Allora gli si avvicinò la madre dei figli di Zebedeo con i suoi figli e si prostrò per chiedergli qualcosa. Though it is not to the extreme of the ancient dictators who ruled over life and death, the same philosophy still drives many who are in leadership positions whether that is in government, business – and even Christian organizations including churches. T. Ord. In quel tempo, Gesù si ritirò verso la zona di Tiro e di Sidòne. In Acts 12 we find that Herod kills James with a sword because it pleased the Jews. TESTO Commento Matteo 20,20-28 a cura dei Carmelitani . (Anno II), 28/07/18 - Sabato 16a sett. ... Matteo 7, 21-29 con il commento di don Franco Mastrolonardo - Duration: 6:11. Vangelo secondo Matteo ... 20 Allora gli si avvicinò la madre dei figli di Zebedèo con i suoi figli, ... 28 appunto come il Figlio dell'uomo, che non è venuto per essere servito, ma per servire e dare la sua vita in riscatto per molti». It is amazing to me, and yet at the same time not amazing that they would respond this way. This is also a reminder that all that we get from God is according to His grace – including any rewards give to us for our faithful service. Gli rispose: «Di’ che questi miei due figli siedano uno alla tua destra e uno alla tua sinistra nel tuo regno». Read full chapter Mateo 20:28 in all Spanish translations . Yet, at this point in time, the disciples were still infected with worldliness. AUTORI E ISCRIZIONE - RICERCA. Gli altri dieci, udito questo, si sdegnarono con i due fratelli; ma Gesù, chiamatili a sé, disse: "I capi delle nazioni, voi lo sapete, dominano su di esse e i grandi esercitano su di esse il potere. Why? “It is archaic, out of date, behind the times.” They suppose that man has advanced beyond the wisdom of the scriptures. Notice as well how Salome approaches Jesus. Jesus takes this opportunity to teach them how to be truly great. Dal Vangelo di Gesù Cristo secondo Matteo 20,20-28. Lui insegna contro i privilegi e contro la rivalità. One reason, other than sheer audacity, is her relationship to Jesus. Loro non avevano capito la proposta di Gesù. Santissima Trinità (Anno B) (15/06/2003) Vangelo: Mt 28,16-20 Vangelo del 25 Luglio 2019: Matteo 20, 20-28 con il commento di don Franco Mastrolonardo Pregaudio Puntogiovane. In quel tempo, 20 si avvicinò a Gesù la madre dei figli di Zebedèo con i suoi figli e si prostrò per chiedergli qualcosa. Los hijos de Zebedeo usaron mal lo que Cristo decía para consolar a los discípulos.Algunos no pueden tener consuelo; los transforman para un mal propósito. My daughter, the doctor, etc. While it may be common practice for those that do not know the Lord to use their power in a tyrannical manner to push around those under them, Jesus tells us in vs. 26 that it is not to be that way among believers. She does so as one would approach an oriental king. You would think that their minds would be on a lot of things other than what they would get in the kingdom. I discepoli non solo non capiscono, ma continuano a pensare alle loro ambizioni personali. From the parallel account in Mark we find that the first request was that Jesus would do for them whatever they asked of Him. • Matteo 20,24-27: "Non così dovrà essere tra voi". Mt 20, 17-28 Dal Vangelo secondo Matteo. (Anno II), 26/07/18 - Giovedì 16a sett. Jesus tells us that the path to greatness within his kingdom is different. • Gesù e i discepoli sono in cammino verso Gerusalemme (Mt 20,17). Diane had to deal with such a person on Friday. Proposta totalmente nuova per la società di quel tempo. 18 Settembre, 2018 ... Lascia un commento Annulla risposta. It is not uncommon for people to use their relatives or other relationships they have developed as a means to achieve some greater position for themselves. The truly great follow Jesus’ example and seek to serve, not be served; to sacrifice of themselves, not seek others to sacrifice for them. The corrupting influence of power is that given a little, the appetite is whetted and more power is sought and the means be which it is gained becomes less important as long as it is gained. (Sal 125), Qumran2.net, dal 1998 al servizio della pastorale. In quel tempo, si avvicinò a Gesù la madre dei figli di Zebedèo con i suoi figli e si prostrò per chiedergli qualcosa. Do humility and servant-hood characterize your life? E Gesù completa la sua frase dicendo: "però non sta a me concedere che vi sediate alla mia destra o alla mia sinistra, ma è per coloro per i quali è stato preparato dal Padre mio". 158 Myers Corners Road 27e chi vuole essere il primo tra voi, sarà vostro schiavo. John was the only apostle that did not die as a martyr but lived to be an old man and apparently died when he was exiled to the Island of Patmos. Si tratta del calice della sofferenza. It is much easier to die for Christ than it is to live for Him. Some thoughts on today's scripture. I found this quote from an unknown source in one of my commentaries that describes change well. 4) – and play up to man’s innate selfishness appealing to emotion and worldly appetites. By comparing the accounts of the crucifixion we know that her name is Salome, and she is the sister of Mary, the mother of Jesus. Ed io, cosa cerco nel mio rapporto con Dio e cosa chiedo nella preghiera? La sofferenza e la croce non si combinavano con l'idea che avevano del messia. I am not saying that a parent should not take a certain amount of satisfaction in what their children achieve, but I am saying that parents often become proud over their children because they see it as a reflection of themselves. She is asking that Jesus make her two sons the two highest ranking officials in the kingdom under Jesus. 6:20). “My son, the lawyer . 21 Egli le disse: «Che cosa vuoi?». And He said to her, “What do you wish?” She said to Him, “Command that in Your kingdom these two sons of mine may sit, on Your right and one on Your left.” But Jesus answered and said, “You do not know what you are asking for. To communicate with someone you had to go see them or have someone hand deliver the parchment or papyrus letter you had written. Para abatir la vanidad y la ambición de su pedido, Cristo los guía a pensar en sussufrimientos. Gesù è il messia Servo, annunciato dal profeta Isaia (cf. For Paul to live or die was for the Lord (Rom 14:8). Matthew 20 Matthew 20:21 Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to Jesus with her sons, bowing down and making a request of Him. What evidence of that is there? 20 Then the mother of Zebedee’s sons came to Jesus with her sons and, kneeling down, asked a favor of him. They, like Peter would later, boastfully claimed to be able to do something they were not yet prepared to do. They were bold, part of the reason Jesus nicknamed them, “the sons of thunder.”. The mother of Zebedee's children. The disciples wanted to be great in God’s kingdom, but they thought of it in terms of worldly standards. Mt 1,20+. Ora Qumran ha bisogno di te. veste candida come la neve. She comes “bowing down, and made a request of Him.” Kings tend to have big egos and people soon learned that if you come in a manner that magnified that ego, they could get the king to give them what they wanted. Matteo 19,28. 22Rispose Gesù: «Voi non sapete quello che chiedete. 20—28. Default. Il profeta Isaia lo aveva già annunziato (Is 50,4-6; 53,1-10). Rispose Gesù: "Voi non sapete quello che chiedete. The greatest in the kingdom is the one who is a slave – sold out completely to Christ and His kingdom. Does He indwell you? 20 Allora gli si avvicinò la madre dei figli di Zebedèo con i suoi figli, e si prostrò per chiedergli qualcosa.21 Egli le disse: «Che cosa vuoi?».Gli rispose: «Di' che questi miei figli siedano uno alla tua destra e uno alla tua sinistra nel tuo regno». 18 Gesù si avvicinò e disse loro: «A me è stato dato ogni potere in cielo e sulla terra. Too often we are no different – even our prayers often center on what we want rather than God’s glory and honor. 22 Rispose Gesù: «Voi non sapete quello che chiedete.Potete bere il calice che io sto per bere?». Gesù sa che lo uccideranno (Mt 20,8). Today we come to a text that shows once again that man has not changed. Are you still seeking after what the world values, or what God values.