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约瑟和施洗约翰的生命见证

Sunday Evening Message

除了周六,每天上午我和家人都会在早饭过后一起读经祷告,之后孩子们才去上学。现在我们在读《创世记》,正读到关于约瑟的部分。这确实是一段伟大的记述。那天当我读到约瑟蒙冤下狱时,突然之间想到了施洗约翰,他们两人经历的相似和不同之处,顿时让我倍感惊奇。越是思想,我心里就越充满力量和安慰。我觉得应该先和大家分享这个信息,因此我们今天暂停一次对《路加福音》的考察。

以下是我们今天要来一起思想的。首先,我把自己在灵修中观察到的,约瑟与施洗约翰的十个相同点提出来,帮助大家对这两段圣经作一个回顾。之后我会和大家分享两人的不同之处,正是这点带给我很深的震动。最后让我们学习如何应用。

约瑟与施洗约翰的十个共同点

约瑟与施洗约翰都是在他们父亲年老的时候所生。《路加福音》1章7节告诉我们:“只是没有孩子,因为以利沙伯不生育,两个人又年纪老迈了。”《创世记》37章3节中说:“以色列原来爱约瑟过于爱他的众子,因为约瑟是他年老生的。”因此,这是两个非常特殊的孩子,不光他们的父亲都很老迈,他们的母亲也都曾不能生养。《创世记》29章31节中说:“耶和华见利亚失宠,就使她生育,拉结却不生育。”《路加福音》1章7节中说:“只是没有孩子,因为以利沙伯不生育。”因此,这两对夫妻长久以来都盼望着能有自己的孩子。

第三个相似之处是,约瑟和施洗约翰的诞生,都是祷告蒙应允的结果。《创世记》30章22节中说:“神顾念拉结,应允了她,使她能生育。拉结怀孕生子,说,神除去了我的羞耻。就给他起名叫约瑟(就是增添的意思),意思说,愿耶和华再增添我一个儿子。”《路加福音》1章13节中,天使对撒迦利亚说:“撒迦利亚,不要害怕。因为你的祈祷已经被听见了,你的妻子以利沙伯要给你生一个儿子,你要给他起名叫约翰。”当天使报给玛利亚说以利沙伯也怀孕了,他给出的解释是“因为出于神的话,没有一句不带能力的”(路1:37)。因此,约瑟与施洗约翰的诞生是上帝大能的见证,让我们看到上帝垂听祷告、祝福施恩、行我们所不能行的事。每当我们回顾约瑟与施洗约翰出生的神迹时,我们都会看到上帝恩典的记号,向我们作见证说:“我的筹算必立定,凡我所喜悦的,我必成就。”(赛46:10)

在约瑟与施洗约翰实现伟大的成就之前,上帝就把他的计划显明出来。他预言这两个人将来都会成就大事。天使对约翰的父亲撒迦利亚说:“ 你必欢喜快乐…… 他在主面前将要为大。” (路1:14-15)这一点在约瑟的身上有一些不同,当他17岁的时候,上帝给约瑟异梦――“请听我所做的梦,我们在田里捆禾稼,我的捆起来站着,你们的捆来围着我的捆下拜。”(创37:6-7)上帝显明,有一天约瑟会在他的弟兄中被高举,而且他们会向他下拜。

上帝常常在事情成就之前,就把他的心意显露出来,这样当事情成就的时候,我们就切实地知道这是上帝的作为。但约瑟的异梦似乎还有另一个目的, 就是加快这件事的成就。因为这个梦让约瑟的兄弟妒火中烧,以致把约瑟卖给了去埃及的米甸商人,深具讽刺的一幕就此上演――兄弟们因为厌弃约瑟,而把这个做“白日梦”的家伙卖掉,结果这个举动恰恰成就了约瑟的异梦。我们常常抵挡上帝的心意,但即使是犹大一样的背叛,神都可以 “曲线”地成就他的心意。

十七岁的约瑟被卖往埃及,他的父亲雅各被告之约瑟已被野兽吞吃。雅各撕裂上衣,多日痛哭,他的家人也无法安慰他。也许此时你很想跳进场景中,对雅各说:“雅各啊,要相信上帝!这一切并没有你想得那么糟糕。你要仰望上帝,他未尝留下一样好处,不给那些行动正直的人,所有这一切终究会让你受益!”但雅各当时根本不会听你的。二十年之后,雅各才看到上帝在整件事上的怜悯。整整二十年啊!

施洗约翰和约瑟还有一个相同点:他们都是上帝预备道路的先锋。对于施洗约翰,耶稣说: “我要差遣我的使者在你前面,预备道路。” (路7:27)他要为上帝预备合用的百姓(路1:17)。而约瑟被卖到埃及为奴,也是在预备道路。在约瑟和他兄弟们最后的对话中,他说到:“神差我在你们以先来,为要保全生命……神差我在你们以先来,为要给你们存留余种在世上,又要大施拯救,保全你们的生命。” (创45:5,7)约瑟和施洗约翰对以色列民族的使命,有一点是非常相似的:他们所背负的使命,不是为他们自己,而是为他们之后的人;约瑟被卖到埃及,结果得以从饥荒中拯救上帝的选民;而在施洗约翰之后,施行救赎的那一位亲自来救赎神的百姓。

约瑟和施洗约翰都有很好的名声,赢得众人的信任。《马可福音》6章20节说:“因为希律知道约翰是义人,是圣人,所以敬畏他,保护他。”《创世记》39章2节说约瑟“住在他主人埃及人的家中,耶和华与他同在,他就百事顺利”。他们能够被称为义人,有一个重要的原因,就是他们都严厉地抵挡淫乱的罪恶,毫不妥协。施洗约翰在公众面前严责希律和希罗底的婚姻违犯律法。而约瑟在家中无人的时候,面对波提乏的妻子诱惑,坚决地抵挡她,拒绝与她同寝并从她面前逃脱(创39:7)。施洗约翰在公众中所坚持、所疾呼的婚姻原则,正是约瑟在自己的个人行为中行出来的。

约瑟和施洗约翰都因为责备不法的女人,激怒她们而蒙冤入狱。《马可福音》6章17节说:“先是希律为他兄弟腓力的妻子希罗底的缘故,差人去拿住约翰,锁在监里,因为希律已经娶了那妇人。”希罗底无法忍受施洗约翰将她的罪显露在众人面前。波提乏的妻子也是一样地无法忍受约瑟,她在仆人面前以受害者的身份哭诉,编造出约瑟诱惑她、强要与她同寝未遂的故事。这让波提乏极其恼怒,随即把约瑟下到了监里。约瑟和施洗约翰都是因为义行而入狱。还有一个相同点是,约瑟和施洗约翰两人都是三十岁左右。《创世记》41:46说:“约瑟见埃及王法老的时候年三十岁。”而按照《创世记》41章1节的记载,约瑟可能在两年前入狱。另外,我们都知道,施洗约翰比耶稣大六个月,而《路加福音》3章23节中说“耶稣开头传道,年纪约有三十岁”,这离施洗约翰被捕不久。我们要知道,这两个人都是很年轻的,比我现在还要小5岁。我想,这就是我几天前在早餐灵修之后陷入沉思的原因。他们是和我一样的人!

一个非常大的不同点

在约瑟与施洗约翰的共同点之后,我看到了一个他们两者之间完全不同的地方,这个不同点带给我的震动远超过了那些相同点:约瑟被释放,治理埃及;而施洗约翰被斩首。《创世记》39章21-23节描述了上帝如何恩待在狱中的约瑟。“但耶和华与约瑟同在,向他施恩,使他在司狱的眼前蒙恩。司狱就把监里所有的囚犯都交在约瑟手下。他们在那里所办的事都是经他的手。凡在约瑟手下的事,司狱一概不察,因为耶和华与约瑟同在。耶和华使他所作的尽都顺利。” 上帝实在恩待约瑟,赐给他智慧,让他一路平顺,甚至成为法老的宰相。这实在是不可思议的转折。

施洗约翰的经历也同样令人惊奇。一个深夜,在希律统辖的加利利,提比哩亚海边,施洗约翰在地牢中隐约可以听到希律宴会上弹琴奏乐、宾客嬉笑的声音,他们正为希罗底女儿的献舞发出一阵阵的欢呼。在她的舞蹈快结束的时候,希律借着酒劲,在宾客的赞许声中,答应要赏赐她,哪怕她要自己国的一半也不在乎。她的妈妈就站在门口,眼中闪着邪恶,为这个机会暗自窃喜不已。“妈妈,我该求什么呢?”“求施洗约翰的头!”这个女孩跑回希律面前,跪下,嘴角带着一丝残忍的微笑,说道:“我愿王立时把施洗约翰的头,放在盘子里给我。”(可6:25)希律努力不让自己的震惊表露出来,席上酒醉的宾客却等待着他点头,好将宴会推向高潮。于是希律就派人去取施洗约翰的头。

要知道,三十岁的施洗约翰,还很年轻的时候就进入旷野,把自己献给上帝,预备自己成全神的心意。二十九岁的时候,他像一股公义的旋风,刮遍整个以色列。仅过了一年左右,他就被下在监里。施洗约翰在预备中度过了二十九年,服事的时间是一年,仅仅一年!

监牢的门打开了。施洗约翰抬头望去:“什么事?”“王派我们来取你的首级,放在这盘子里。”“什么!为什么?发生了什么?我做了什么?”“你没有做什么。他们只是很喜欢希罗底女儿跳的舞。”不要以为这些士兵会帮施洗约翰想逃生的办法,他们很可能不等施洗约翰把问题问清楚,就把他杀了。弥赛亚的义者和圣者,仅仅忠心地服事了一年,就因为王和一个性感女孩一时的突发奇想被斩首!他会不会怒吼着说:“我为这位又真又活的神摆上了那么多!他把一个人带出母腹,催他进入旷野,然而不过经过短暂的服事,就要夺去他的生命,好像世上的渣滓一样!”又或许,他降服于上帝的旨意,满有信心地跪下,把自己的冤屈和生命都交给那位按公义审判人的主(彼前2:23)。这些我们都不知道。

但是有一件事情更能引发我们的深思:难道上帝只是约瑟的上帝,不是施洗约翰的上帝?难道上帝只对约瑟显出坚定不移的爱,对施洗约翰他就撇弃?不,我绝不这样认为。当施洗约翰在狱中时,耶稣给他极高的评价,他说约翰是一位先知,超过所有的先知:“他比先知大多了……我告诉你们,凡妇人所生的,没有一个大过约翰的。”(路7:26,28)当耶稣听说他被杀时,马太记录说:“耶稣听见了,就上船从那里独自退到野地里去。”(太14:13)然而,即使施洗约翰的死看上去是那么没有意义,我还是认为上帝对施洗约翰是信实的,一个最主要的原因是,在《希伯来书》11章中提到的信心伟人,有的人与约瑟的经历一样,有的人则与施洗约翰的遭遇相同。注意《希伯来书》11章34节,借着信,人们可以“脱了刀剑的锋刃”,那就是说上帝败坏他们仇敌的诡计,让他们像约瑟一样经历转危为安。11章37节说,还有人在同样的信心中“被刀杀”,那就是说,上帝决定不干预他们在世上的遭遇,而是把他们从这世界带走。 从这里我们就看到,约瑟和施洗约翰都是因信称义的人,思考他们不同的结局对我们的生命会有帮助。

从他们的生命中学到的三个功课

对比约瑟和施洗约翰的相同点和不同点,我总结了三个可以应用的原则: 首先,不要假设自己会活很长。约瑟活到了110岁(创50:22),而耶稣和施洗约翰对上帝的顺服是我们所不能及的,但他们仅活了三十多岁就离世了。第二,上帝是生命最终的给予者和收取者(伯1:21),当我们在世的使命还没有结束时,他存留我们的性命;一旦我们的使命结束,他就把它取去。施洗约翰作为先锋的工作已经结束,当他说出“他必兴旺,我必衰微”时,这个转折来得比他想象得更快、更断然。十分精确地计划好我们活在世上的时间,这个长短刚好是对我们和教会都有益处的。只要我们在世的使命完成了,他就带我们离开。

第三,那些爱慕上帝、按他旨意被召的人,绝不会认为生命中那些悲伤、痛苦的遭遇是上帝与他为仇的标记;相反,他们知道这是上帝在他们生命中特殊的工作。有三件事让我们看到,相信并接受这一点有多么困难,但同时也正是这三件事让我们最终可以胜过我们自己的判断。

一,我们很难相信上帝会使用我们的人生悲剧帮助我们,而且是一场延续二十年的悲剧。谁能说服雅各,告诉他失去约瑟对他和全世界都有益处?二十年之后上帝才让他看到是这样。

二,如果有人间悲剧接二连三地临到我们,我们就很难相信上帝始终是与我们同在的。我们还没有从一个打击中恢复出来,另一个打击又来了,这时上帝在哪里?让我们看看约瑟吧,一开始他如同他父亲眼中的瞳仁,但竟在十七岁的时候被卖到埃及为奴,然后在波提乏家被重用,可就在前途看着要光明起来的时候,他却蒙冤入狱。这时的约瑟多么有理由痛苦悲伤,甚至离开对上帝的信仰啊。但当我们看到上帝竟使用约瑟一次次受挫的经历,逐渐将他带到埃及的最高位时,离开上帝拣选的轨道又显得多么愚蠢啊!要知道,在这些受挫的经历中,上帝正逐渐把我们带进他的荣耀。

三,当挫折不是让我们置于死地而后生,而是像施洗约翰一样,最终令我们丧命,那我们便很难相信,上帝是为我们好。然而,我还是满心相信《创世记》50章20节中约瑟的话――“神的意思原是好的”。对约瑟和他的弟兄来说,这话是真的,同样,对希律之于施洗约翰来说也是如此:“对于你们来说,你们的意思是要害我;但神的意思原是好的。”希罗底的意思是要害施洗约翰,但神有他的美意。无论我们所处的环境是多么不利,多么令人悲愤,如果我们相信上帝仍在掌管一切,并且他的意思原是好的,就没有比这更大的安慰了。因此,让我们永远信靠他。

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Death, Disease & the Gospel Burk Parsons
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The Internal Evidence For The Fourth Gospel Canon G Osborne
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