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Gemme spirituali Isaia 38-42

Isa 38:17 — In che senso Geova getta i nostri peccati dietro di sé? (w03 1/7 17 par. 17)

17 In un toccante canto di gratitudine composto dopo essere stato guarito da una malattia mortale, Ezechia disse a Geova: “Ti sei gettato dietro le spalle tutti i miei peccati”. (Isaia 38:17) Qui Geova è descritto nell’atto di prendere i peccati di un trasgressore pentito e gettarli dietro di sé dove Egli non li vede né li nota più. Secondo un’opera di consultazione, sarebbe come dire: “Hai reso [i miei peccati] come se non fossero stati commessi”. Non è confortante?

Isa 42:3 — Come si adempi questa profezia in Gesù? (w15 15/2 8 par. 13)

13 Le sue parole. La tenerezza di Gesù veniva dal cuore e lo spingeva a parlare con dolcezza ad altri, soprattutto agli oppressi. L’apostolo Matteo applicò a Gesù queste parole di Isaia: “Non romperà la canna schiacciata; e in quanto al lucignolo dalla luce fioca, non lo estinguerà” (Isa. 42:3; Matt. 12:20). Il modo di parlare di Gesù incoraggiava coloro che erano come una canna schiacciata o come il lucignolo di una lampada a olio che sta per spegnersi. Predicò un messaggio di speranza per “fasciare quelli che hanno il cuore rotto” (Isa. 61:1). Invitò coloro che erano “affaticati e oppressi” ad andare da lui, garantendo che avrebbero ‘trovato ristoro’ (Matt. 11:28-30). Assicurò ai suoi seguaci che Dio ha tenera cura di ciascuno dei Suoi adoratori, inclusi i “piccoli”, cioè quelli che potrebbero sembrare insignificanti dal punto di vista del mondo (Matt. 18:12-14; Luca 12:6, 7).


Cosa impariamo su Geova dai capitoli in programma questa settimana?

*** w16 maggio p. 20 par. 11 La Bibbia sta ancora cambiando la nostra vita? ***

11 Quando ci soffermiamo a riflettere sull’universo ci rendiamo conto di quanto Geova sia potente. Per esempio, il sole trasforma in energia 5 milioni di tonnellate di materia al secondo. Solo una piccola quantità di questa energia attraversa l’atmosfera, eppure è sufficiente a fornire il calore e la luce necessari alla vita sulla terra (Sal. 74:16; Isa. 40:26). Geova è felice di dare ai suoi servitori umani potenza in misura adeguata quando ne hanno bisogno (Isa. 40:29). Perciò potrebbe anche dar loro la forza necessaria per vincere ogni debolezza senza che debbano faticare o imparare dai propri errori.

Quali punti di questi capitoli possiamo usare nel ministero di campo?

*** w15 1/1 pp. 4-5 Il Regno di Dio: Un governo senza corruzione ***


PROBLEMA: I governi umani sono finanziati dai cittadini, generalmente attraverso un sistema di tassazione. Questo flusso di denaro induce alcuni amministratori al furto, e altri ad accettare tangenti da cittadini che chiedono di pagare meno tasse. Così si innesca un circolo vizioso: il governo aumenta le tasse per sopperire alle perdite e questo a sua volta genera ancor più corruzione. In un sistema simile, i cittadini onesti sono quelli che ne risentono maggiormente.

SOLUZIONE: Il Regno di Dio riceve il potere dall’Iddio Onnipotente, Geova (Rivelazione 11:15). Non ha bisogno di tassare i cittadini per finanziare la realizzazione dei suoi programmi. Sono la straordinaria potenza di Dio e la sua incondizionata generosità a permettere a questo Regno di provvedere in modo più che abbondante a tutte le necessità dei suoi sudditi (Isaia 40:26; Salmo 145:16).



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