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JANUARY 2006 SERMON - MALAYALAM
VOL:5 ISSUE:01

HYSSOP, THE BLESSED PLANT
Cutkmp F A\p{Klkkyw

By REV. FR. MATHEW VAIDYAN

XncphN\mSnm\n {InkvXobipoIcWw CutkmpsImp ipoIcWamWv. ]gb\nba{]Imcw blqZipoIcWhpw CutkmpsImpXmbncpp. {InkvXym\nbpsS BobPohnXnse ipoIcWhkvXphmb Cu Cutkmv Imhdnbn Xs cw Non kzbw ]m]]cnlmcbmKambno tbip{InkvXphmsWv thZ]pkvXIw \s ]Tnnpp. AXpsImmWv ]nXmm Bcm[\{Iafn {InkvXphns\ A\p{Klkkyw Fp hntijnnpXv.

Cutkmv ipoIcWns apJmncamWv. Cutkmns Hmas ktiw, ]pdmSp ]pkvXIw 12:22 \mw ImWpp: "Cutkmp sNSnbpsS Hcp sIp FSpp Innepff cn apn Innepff cw IpdpSntaepw Infm cntepw tXtWw.' blqZaX{]Imcap hnhn[ ipoIcW ]cn]mSnIġp Cutkmv D]tbmKnncpp. CutkmpsNSnbpsS Xep apdnsSpv Iqnsn {_jv cq]nemn cw apn XfnpXv ipoIcW{]{InbbpsS `mKambncpp. "]ptcmlnX ]mfbnp ]pdp sNtWw; IpjvTtcmKnbpsS IpjvTw kpJambn Fp ]ptcmlnX Im ipoIcWw Ignhm\pffhpthn Poh\pw ipnbpapff cp ]n, tZhZmcp, Nphp\q, Cutkmp Fnhsb sImphcphm Iev]ntWw.' (tehy]pkvXIw 14:3-4)

Ggp hnhn[ ]mefn Cutkmv ]Zhpambn _sp ipoIcW Bib XncphN\w \s ]cnNbsSppp.

  1. AIhpw ]pdhpw ipambn kqnWw:
    ]q ipoIcWns `mKambn \psS AIhpw ]pdhpw ipambn kqnWw. ]pdw ipoIcWn\mbn \mw [mcmfw ]Whpw kabhpw Nnehgnpp. temIn Ghpw A[nIw NnehgnsSp hkvXp icoc ipoIcW kwhn[m\fmb kpKhy\fmWv [Cosmetics].

  2. ipoIcWw Ienm A\p`hamW:
    `mKnIamb ipn Aipn XsbmWv. Ipsd \bpw Ipsd Xnbpw tN an{inXw Cutkmv ipoIcWa.

  3. sXpXncpnb tcJI hyhpw iphpambncnWw:
    \psS Bobhpw `uXoIhpamb PohnXn AcsXpI [mcmfapmImdpv. Ccw sXpIsf Imem\pkcWw XncppIbpw Xncpnb tcJI kv^pShpw hyhpambncnWw.

  4. ipoIcW A\pjvTm\:
    BNmcm\pjvTm\fm Dt]m_eIamb {IaoIrX ipoIcWw Cutkmv iqoIcWns Hcp khntijXbmWv.

  5. ]Xn \onb ipn:
    Cutkmv ipn, Imn ]ehpcp ]Xn Dunb [m\yw t]msebpw Xobn DuXngn kzw t]msebpw Ifw \onbXmWv.

  6. tZhmebnse hnip D]IcW:
    tZhmeb D]IcW ssZhalzn\pthn am{XapXmWv. {]]w Hcp tZhmebamWv. Cu {]]tZhmebnse D]IcWfmWv \mw Htcmcpcpw. Cutkmn\m ipoIcn \psS {]hnI ssZhalXzn\p apJmncamIWw.

  7. IS_myX \op ipoIcWw:
    Cutkmp ipoIcWw ISsfmw sImSppXo hoSpXens A\p`hamWv. CutkmmIp {IokvXphns {IqipacWm IS_myXI sImSppXoncnpp.

Cutkmns cmas ktiw 1 cmPmm 4:33 \mw ImWpp; "se_mt\m\nse tZhZmcp apX Nphcnt apsfp Cutkmphscbpff hrmZnIsfpdnpw arKw, ]n, CgPmXn, ayw Fnhsbpdnpw Ah {]kvXmhnp.' alm\mb itemtam cmPmhns hnfc{]kvXmh\bmWv ChnsS {]Xn_mZnpXv. m\nbmb itemtam Cutkmnt\bpw tZhZmcphnt\bpw ]pIgvndbpIbmWnhnsS. m\nIfm hmgvphm\pw ]pIgvphm\pw am{Xw khntijXbpXmWv Cutkmv. bYmm\nI ]pIgvpXv t{ijvTambXns\bmWv. AXv `uXnIambncnbn, ImcWw `uXoIambsXev]mw ]cnanXnbpXmWv. kpam{Xbn kp\manbm acWshcn cmbnctmfw imkv{Xmcpw DsSpp. kp\manp ImcWsamcpnb `qK` `qIns tI{_np [Epicentre] kpam{X Zzo]n\Snbn apXv Intemao Xmsgbmbncpp. AXp shdpw Ap Intemao IqSn apIfnembncppshn ZnW CUy apgph\mbpw XpSp\ospt]mtbt\w. `uXoIambsXnsbpw ]cnanXn Fpam{XsamWv CXv kqNnnpXv.

AgpnmnSp hfcp kkyamWv Cutkmv. ipnbpsS DdhnShpw ipambncnWsamWv Cutkmns Dhm\ns Cu {]tXyIX \Ip aqmas ktiw. Cutkmns bYm A\p`hw DmIpXv IgpIn shSnms Hcp nXnhntijnemWv. AXpsImmWv ZmhoZv Xs A\pXm]ns ko\n ]dbpXv: "Rm \ne\mtIXnp CutkmpsImp Fs ipoIcntWta; Rm lnatm shfptXnp Fs IgptIWta.' ZmhoZv PohnncpXv {InkvXphnt\m 1000 hjġp apmWv. CutkmpsImv ipoIcnWsap ZmhoZv {]mnptm 1000 hjġptijw Imhdnbn \S bmKs apIpn ImWpIbmWv.

\memaXmbn, thZ\nphp kzmz\w \IpXmWv Cutkmv. ]pXnb\nban Imhns {IqipacWhpambn _sv Cutkmns\ \mw ImWpp. "AXnsd tijw kIehpw XnIncnpp Fp tbip Adnnp Xncpshgpp \nhrnbmIpwhw: F\np Zmlnpp Fp ]dp. AhnsS ]pfn hop \ndtmcp ]m{Xw shnpmbncpp; Ah Hcp tkv]mp ]pfn hop \nsdp CutkmpXnt Bn Ahsd hmtbmSp ASpnp.' (tbmlm 19:29) Zmlnphp ZmlPehpw, hniphp Blmchpw, thZ\nphp Bizmkhpw \IpXmWv Cutkmv. CXpXsbmWv Xncpk`bpsS eyhpw. temIw \IpXpt]msebp Bizmksam kzmz\sam A Cutkmv \IpXv. Cutkmv \Ip kzmz\ns {]tXyI hntijXI XncphN\w \s ]Tnpp.

Cu Znhyamb kzmz\ns \mep {]tXyIXIfmWv \psS Nnp hnjbo`hnnpXv.

  1. amp \Ip kzmz\w:
    {InkvXobkzmz\nse amp \Iens Bgw F{Xsbp Imhv ]t{Xmknt\mSp ]dbpp: "Atm ]s{Xmkv Ahsd ASp hp: Imth, ktlmZc F{X hw FtmSp ]nsgm Rm antWw? Ggp hw aXntbm Fp tNmZnp. tbip Aht\mSp: Ggp ha, Ggp Fgp]Xp hw Fp Rm \ntmSp ]dbpp Fp ]dp.' (ambn 18:2122) Bobamb ]pXpPoh {]m]nptm am{Xsa Ccnep Hcp amp \Ien\p in {]m]nbpp. CXnmbn lrZbImTn\ys amn a\pcpIn A\pX]ntnbncnpp.

  2. kvt\lw hgnsmgpIp kzmz\w:
    lrZbns arKobXIsf \on aphcpsS lrZbsfbpw Bmsfbpw kv]inpXmIWw {InkvXob kzmz\w.

  3. ]Icw Cnm kzmz\w:
    emt` CmXpw {]Xn^ew B{KlnmXpambncnWw {InkvXob kzmz\w. "\ntfm i{Xpsf tkv\lnn; Ahp \ sNbvhn; Hpw ]Icw CnmsX ISw sImSpn; Fm \nfpsS {]Xn^ew hfsc BIpw; \n AXypXsd a BIpw; Ah \nsIhtcmSpw ZpmtcmSpw Zbmephtm. As\ \nfpsS ]nXmhp a\enhpffh BIpXp t]mse \nfpw a\enhpffh BIphn.' (eqtmkv 6:35-36)

  4. hn`h ]p hbvp kzmz\w:
    `Whpw hkv{Xhpw ]phbvpXmbncnWw {InkvXob kzmz\w. cp hkv{Xapffh Cmhp sImSps; `Wkm[\ Dffh\pw As\ Xt sNs. B{inXv A`bw \IpXpw, kaqln Xmgvshsc DcnpXpamb am\pjyapeyapXmbncnWw {InkvXob kzmz\w.

Cutkmv Imhdnbnse ]cabmKmep hosSpns\bmWv {]Xn\n[oIcnpXv. hnizmkn {InkvXphns cm ipoIcnsSWw. Imhdnbnse hosSpns A\p`hw \nepmIptm {IkvXphpambp hyn_w \n kpZrVamIpp. Imhmb tbip{InkvXphns Imhdnbnse hosSpn\p ]e khntijXIfpapv.

  1. kzzw Pohs\ adphnebmbn sImSpp hosSpv:
    Imhdnbnse kvt\lw kzmclnXamWv. {InkvXob kphntijns ImXemb aw {InkvXp adphne \Inb hosSpmWv. {InkvXphns hosSpn\p tImw hcpXmb bmsXmpw kw`hnm ]mSn. "a\pjy]p{X ip{iqj sNnm\, ip{iqjnm\pw At\Ipthn Xsd Pohs\ adphnebmbn sImSpm\pw As{X hXp.' (atmkv 10:45)

  2. Zmk\mbn IspsImp hosSpv:
    sbim{]hmNI apIqn tbiphns\ {]hNnp]dbpXv IsSp Zmk FmWv. sbim. 49:1-6; 50:4-9; 52:13. Ah ssZhcq]n Ccns ssZhtmSp kaXzw apdpsI ]nSnpsImtWw Fp hnNmcnmsX Zmkcq]w FSpp a\pjykmZriynembn. ASnphp, Ah Xsd apXpIpw tcmaw ]dnphp Ah Xsd Ihnfpw ImWnpsImSpp; Ahsd apJw \npw Xpenpw asdXpan.

  3. kzbw Xmgvnsmp hosSpv:
    {InkvXp Xsm Hgnp thjn a\pjy\mbn hnfn Xsm Xmgvn acWtmfw {Iqinse acWtmfw Xt, A\pkcWaph\mbnop. {InkvXym\nbpsS kzbXmgv Iv temIw {InkvXphntep XncnbpIbpw kphntijns ZuXy\nhlIWw \Sbpw thWw. {Iqin sNmcn camWv kzbXmgvNbpsS aqnbmb `mhw. \mw B {Iqinse cm XfnsSWw.

  4. Adps IpmSns hosSpv :
    temIm]\w apX Adps IpmSmbnmWv tbmlm tbiphns\ Xs shfn]mSn ImWpXv.

  5. ]m]]cnlmchpw kam[m\hpw \ncpw \Ip hosSpv.:
    temIn \ncpw kam[m\hpw DmIWsan Fmw ]nSm kua\kyap A\p`hapmIWw. Duw, kabw, Ahkcw, XmepI, Ignhv Fmw ]nSpXmWv {InkvXob\ncns A\p`hw. C\n ]m]np ASnasSmXhw ]m]icocnp \ow htcXnp \psS ]gb a\pjys\ {InkvXphnt\mSpIqsS {Iqinsp, XncphN\n\npw ]Tnbpw [ym\nbpw sNbvXv {InkvXphpambp hyn_w DunbpdnpXneqsSbmWv {InkvXobkam[m\w A\p`hamIpXv. `qanbnepw kznepw D kIesbpw \ncnpXpw `qanbn kam[m\w \ne\npXn\pw D apJmncw {Iqin sNmcn cw BWv.

ISens\bpw Icsbbpw kNcmNcsfbpw XtmSp \ncnm ]nXmhn\p tXmnb {]kmZw BWv A\p{Klkkyamb Cutkms {InkvXp. ]nXmhns Cu {]kmZhjw ]qamIpXv {Iqinse cmep hosSpneqsSbmWv. kam[m\w sImSpphpw kam[m\w \Iphpw \ncpw kam[m\hpw e`npsImtbncnpw. {InkvXp A\p{KloX kkyambXn\m {InkvXphns A\pbmbnIfmb {InkvXym\nIfpw {InkvXphns cm ipoIcnspw hnsSpspw CutkmpsNSnIfmbn hfcWw.

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[Speech delivered at Mid-Travancore Orthodox Convention, Makkamkunnu, Pathanamthitta]
Reported by E.S. George, Prakkanam


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