MEDITATION ON THE PASSION OF OUR LORD: Jesus Answered Unto Him, If I Have Spoken Evil, Beare Witness Of The Evil: But If Well, Why Doest Thou Strike Me.

DUCCIO di Buoninsegna 
Christ Mocked 
Jesus answered unto him, if I have spoken evil, beare witness of the evil: but if well, why doest thou strike me. Jn.18
Consider first that Christ, who had taught his disciples to turn the other cheek to him, that had stricken them, did here nothing repugnant to his own Doctrine; both because he did not only offer his cheek, but his whole body to be whipped and nailed; and also because in this place he did not complain, he offered no injury again, he made not any resistance, but taught him, that struck him, and modestly referred him to his own conscience.

Secondly that our Lord would not altogether hold his peace, least he might seem to suffer something justly for his own offense, who suffered all things for our own faults and nothing for his own. Admire here and imitate the goodness of our Lord, who would not revenge so great a wrong, neither in word nor deed. And pray unto him for constantly and meekness of meekness of mind, that thou mayest be mild and humble of heart.

Fr. Francis Costerus S.J. 1616


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