MATAYO 21:12, 13, 18, 19 MARKO 11:12-18 LUKA 19:45-48 JOHANE 12:20-27

  • JESU WASINGANYA MUKUYU AKUSALAZYA TEMPELE

  • KUTEGWA APE BANTU BANJI BUUMI, JESU WEELEDE KUFWA

Jesu abasikwiiya bakwe boona ku Betaniya kwamazuba otatwe kuzwa ciindi nibakaboola kuzwa ku Jeriko. Lino mafwumofwumo mu Muhulo, mu Nisani 10, baunka ku Jerusalemu. Jesu ufwide nzala. Aboobo naabona mukuyu, waunka kulinguwo. Sena mukuyu ooyo ulaankuyu?

Lino nkuumamanino aamwezi wa March, alimwi ciindi cankuyu citalika mumwezi wa June. Pele mukuyu ooyo ulaamatuvwu, wafwambaana kusyuuka. Aboobo, Jesu uyeeya kuti kweelede kuti kakuli nkuyu zyakusaanguna. Pele wajana kuti taakwe ziliko. Matuvwu aayo aile kupa kuti cisamu eeco ciboneke mbuli kuti kuli ncecijisi, anu taaku. Mpoonya Jesu waamba kuti: “Kutabi muntu uuyoolya mucelo kulinduwe mane kukabe kutamani.” (Marko 11:14) Mpoonya-mpoonya, mukuyu ooyo watalika kuyuma, eelyo ncaamba Jesu ciyakuzyibwa juunza mafwumofwumo.

Kabe kaindi, Jesu abasikwiiya bakwe basika ku Jerusalemu. Waunka kutempele, ndyaakalingula jilo kumazuba. Pele sunu tanaalilingula buyo pe; wabweza ntaamu mbuli njaakabweza myaka yotatwe yainda ciindi ca Pobwe Lyakwiindilila lyamu 30 C.E. (Johane 2:14-16) Aciindi eeci, Jesu wabatandila anze ‘aabo ibasambala akuula mutempele.’ Alimwi watingamuna ‘matebulu aabasikucinca mali azyuuno zyabaabo ibasambala nkwilimba.’ (Marko 11:15) Kunze lyaboobo, kunyina muntu ngwaazumizya kudabula akwiinzya cintu mulubuwa lwatempele kuzwa kulubazu lumwi lwamunzi kuya kuli lumbi.

Nkaambo nzi Jesu ncaabweza ntaamu cakutawayawaya kujatikizya basikucinca mali alimwi abaabo basambala banyama mutempele? Waamba kuti: “Sena takulembedwe kuti: ‘Ŋanda yangu inakwiitwa kuti niŋanda yakukombela yazisi zyoonse’? Pele nywebo mwaicita kuba ciyubilo cababbi.” (Marko 11:17) Baalumi aaba wabaamba kuti mbabbi nkaambo babbida bantu ibayanda kuula banyama bakupaizya kwiinda mukubasambala amuulo mupati kapati. Micito yabo Jesu wiibona kuti mbugwebenga, naa kuti mbubbi.

Masimpe, basilutwe babapaizi, balembi alimwi abalupati-pati akati kabantu bamvwa ncaacita Jesu, eelyo baindila kuyandaula nzila yakuti bamujaye. Pele bajisi buyumuyumu. Tabazyi mbobatiicite kutegwa bamujaye Jesu, nkaambo kayi bantu banji baboola kulinguwe kuti bamuswiilile.

Bantu ibaboola ku Pobwe Lyakwiindilila tabali buyo ba Juda bazyalwe balikke pe, pele kuli abasandule, nkokuti bantu ibakasandulwa kunjila cikombelo caba Juda. Akati kabo kuli ba Giriki bamwi ibaboola kuzyikukomba kupobwe. Aaba basikila Filipo, ambweni akaambo kakubona kuti zina lyakwe ndya Chigiriki, akumulomba kuti babonane a Jesu. Kuboneka kuti Filipo tali masimpe ikuti naa inga cabota kubazumizya kubonana anguwe, aboobo waambila Andreya kuti amubuule maano. Aaba bobilo batola makani aaya kuli Jesu, walo uulangilwa kuti ucili kutempele.

Jesu ulizyi kuti ulafwa mumazuba buyo masyoonto, aboobo ecino tacili ciindi cakuyanda kukkomanisya buyo bantu naa kusola kulijanina mpuwo. Waingula baapostolo aabo bobilo kwiinda mukubaambila cikozyanyo, ulaamba: “Casika ciindi cakuti Mwanaamuntu alemekwe. Ncobeni ndimwaambila masimpe kuti, ikuti nseke yawiiti yatawida mubulongo akufwa, inooli buyo yomwe; pele ikuti yafwa, ilazyala micelo minji.”—Johane 12:23, 24.

Nseke yawiiti yomwe inga yaboneka mbuli kuti tiijisi maningi mulimo. Pele ikuti yasyangwa mubulongo “akufwa,” ilakonzya kumena mpoonya mukuya kwaciindi ilakonzya kuba cikuba cijisi nseke zinji. Mbubonya buyo, Jesu muntu omwe uulondokede. Nokuba boobo, kwiinda mukusyomeka kuli Leza kusikila kulufwu, uyoobapa buumi butamani bantu banji ibajisi muuya mbuli wakwe wakulyaaba. Aboobo, Jesu waamba kuti: “Kufwumbwa ooyo uuyandisya buumi bwakwe ulabunyonyoona, pele kufwumbwa ooyo uusulaika buumi bwakwe munyika eeyi ubuyobweda buumi butamani.”—Johane 12:25.

Aawa Jesu taambi buyo kujatikizya nguwe alikke, nkaambo waamba kuti: “Ikuti muntu kayanda kundibelekela anditobele, alimwi ooko nkondibede  nkwanoobede awalo mubelesi wangu. Ikuti muntu kayanda kundibelekela, Taata uyoomulemeka.” (Johane 12:26) Eelo tabuliboteli kaka bulumbu oobu! Aabo balemekwa a Taata bayooba basikulelanyina a Kristo mu Bwami.

Kaayeeyede mapenzi mapati aatiimusikile alimwi alufwu lucisa lumulindila, Jesu waamba kuti: “Lino moyo wangu wapenga kapati, eelyo ino ndilaamba nzi? Taata kondifwutula kuciindi eeci.” Pele takuli kuti Jesu uyanda kutija kucita kuyanda kwa Leza. Wayungizya kwaamba kuti: “Nokuba boobo, aaka nkekaambo ncondasikila kuciindi eeci.” (Johane 12:27) Jesu ulilisungwide kucita zyoonse nzyayanda Leza, kubikkilizya akufwa lufwu lwakupa cipaizyo.