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DECEMBER 2010 ARTICLE - MALAYALAM
VOL:09 ISSUE:12

BE PATIENT IN TRIBULATION
IXbn klnjvWX ImWnn

By REV. FR. DR. T. J. JOSHUA
[Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam]

hnip ]utemkv AtmkvXes aqp {][m\ \ntbmK Asn {]t_m[\fmWv tdmasgpXnb teJ\w 12mw Aymbn \mw ImWpXv. "Bibn ktmjnn; IXbn klnjvWX ImWnn; {]m\bn Dncnn.' (tdma 12:12) Chbn BZys {]t_m[\w, "Bibn ktmjnn' [Rejoice in hope] FXns\n Ign ense teJ\n \mw Nnnp. cmas {]t_m[\amb, "IXbn klnjvWX ImWnn' [Patient in tribulation] FXns\pdnmWv Cu teJ\n ]cnNn\w sNm B{KlnpXv. AXn\v asmcp ]cn`mj \mw ImWpXv C{]ImcamWv; tifn kl\ioecmbnphn. asmv, IXbpmIptm atbmSpIqSn CcnpI [Keep persevance in tribulation] Fv. Cu hnjbw \s Hmtcmcpscbpw Aep, Akzcmp, \nocycmp Hcp {]iv\amWv.

PohnXnse IX FpXv, kv{Xosbtm, ]pcpjs\tm; sshZnIs\tm, AsshZnIs\tm; ]nXs\tm, ]macs\tm bmsXmcp ht`ZhpanmsX Fmhscbpw _m[np, Hcp {]Xn`mkamWv. CXns\n k`m{]kwKnbn \mw hmbnppv: "BImin Iogn kw`hnpsXmsbpw m\tmsS BcmdntbXnp Rm a\pshp; CXp ssZhw a\pjyp IsSphm sImSp hm ImSp Xt.' (k`m{]kwKn 1:13) temInsebpw, a\pjyPohnXnsebpw D kakvX taJeIsfbpw A\p`hsfbpw ka{K A]{KY\w sNbvXv hnebncpp Hcp ImgvNmSmWv k`m{]kwKnbn m\nbmb itemtam DsmnnpXv. AXpsImv kIe a\pjycpw A`napJoIcnt Hcp ZpkvXnXnbmWv IX FXmWv \mw a\nemtXv.

tbip{InkvXp Xs Aknambn shfnsSpnbncnpXv \nġv temIn IXbpv FmWv. "\nġp Fn kam[m\w DmtIXnp CXp \ntfmSp kwkmcnncnpp; temIn \nġp Iw Dp; Fnepw ss[cysSphn; Rm temIs Pbnncnpp Fp ]dp.' (tbmlm 16:33) IXsbpdnp BZys ]cmaiw \mw ImWpXv GZ\nemWv. "a\pjyt\mSp Iev]ntXm: \o \nsd `mcybpsS hmp A\pkcnbpw XncpsXp Rm Iev]n hr^ew XnpIbpw sNbvXXpsImp \nsd \nanw `qan i]nsncnpp; \nsd Bbpjvmesamsbpw \o IXtbmsS AXn\np Atlmhrn Ignpw;' (Dev]n 3:17) btlmhbmb ssZhw I\ ewLnh\mb a\pjyt\mSv ]dbp hmpIfmWv CXv. A{]Imcw ssZhI\ ewL\w aqew a\pjy ]m]n\v A[o\\mbnotm IXbpw Ahs PohnXns Hcp `mKambn amdn. AXpsImv hogvN kw`hn, Xnbvv A[o\ambno Cu temIn P\nphogp Hmtcm a\pjysbpw PohnXtmSv Aenp tNncnp HmWv IX FpXv.

Hmtcmcpcpw Ah\h sNp ]m]ns ^ew sImmtWm IXbpmIpsX kwibw \psS Dn DmImw. P\nptm Xs sshIeyfpw IXbpsS ImcWfpambn P\np Ipp At\Iapv. AsXmpw AhcptSXmb ]m]w sIm. Imhv ]ndhnpcpSs\ kuJyamp kabv injym tNmZnppv. Ch IpcpS\mbn ]ndphm ImcWw Cht\m Chs Abmtcm ]m]w sNbvXnmtWm Fv. Aht\m Ahs Abmtcm ]m]w sNbvXn Ah IpcpS\mbn ]ndXv FmWv Imhv Dcw ]dXv. thZ]pkvXIn `intcmaWn Fp hntijnnmhp Bfmbncpp Ctm_v. Ctm_ns\ thZ]pkvIn hntijnnncnpXv C{]ImcamWv. "Ctm_v \njvIf\pw t\cpffh\pw ssZh`\pw tZmjw hnIeph\pw Bbncpp.' (Ctm_p 1:1) Cs\bp HcmfpsS PohnXn t\cntS IXIfpsS Hcp \o ]nIbmWv Ctm_ns ]pkvXIn hnhcnncnpXv. imcocnI Akzyfpw tcmKhpw am\nI XIbpw kmnI \fpw Hsbpw `\pw \oXnam\pw \njvIf\pamb Ctm_n\v A\p`hntnhp. AXpsImv Hcp Imcyw hyamWv. kzb]m]w \nanambnp am{Xa IXI hcpXv. Fm IX a\pjy Pns Hcp A\ntjyamb `mKambnmWv hcpXv.

Fm XncphN\{]Imcw hfsc KuchtmSpIqSn \mw Nnnt Hcp Imcyw IXtbmSp \psS at\m`mhhpw kao]\hpw FmbncnWw FXmWv. Imhv \s ]Tnnppv: Hcph Fs A\pKanm Cnm Fs {IqsiSpp Fs ]nmse hcs, Fv. ChnsS {IqsiSppI Fp ]cmainpXv acpcnv tXmfn FSppXns\ntbm Igpn CSpXnt\ntbm A. {Iqv IXbpsSbpw kl\nsbpw {]XoIamWv. thZ\bpsSbpw \ncmibpsSbpw Hs A\p`hnqSn ISpt]mIp A\p`hamWv {Iqins A\p`hw.

Fm Cv {]Ncnnp ]e kphntijhpw Cu hnjbn hfsc hnIeamWv. Cv kphntij tLmjWw [mcmfambnpv. IXbnm karnbpsS hmKvZm\fmWv Acw \ho\ kphntijfn {]Xn^enpXv. They are prosperity gospels and not the gospel of cross. AXp {Ipins ama, `uXoIkarnbpsS amamWv. {Iqins A\p`hamb {InkvXobPohnXn karnbpsSsbm `uXnIt\fpsSsbm hmKvZm\ġp {]knbn; {]XypX, I\fpw \nbpw ]cnlmkhpw AhImiambn e`npIbpw A`napJoIcnbpw sNp A\p`hamWv {InkvXob PohnXw.

]t{Xmkvolm \s {]t_m[nnpp: {InkvXphns \nanw \n Iw klntnhm \n `mKyhmm. Imhp Xs ]TnnncnpXv {inpI: "Fsd \nanw \nsf ]gnbpw D]{Zhnbpw \nsfsmp Fm Xnbpw Ifhmbn ]dIbpw sNptm \n `mKyhmm. kzn \nfpsS {]Xn^ew hepXmIsImp ktmjnpknn;' (ambn 5:1112) IX Imhv \S ]mXbmWv. AXpsImv Imhns\ ]nXpScp {InkvXym\nIġp B ]mX A\nhmcyamWv. So insult and persecution is inevitable in Christian life.

AXpIqSmsX, IX PohnXs ipoIcnv kv^pSXbpXmpp. ]t{Xmkv olm AXns\n ]dbpXv, Anbn ipoIcnp s]mns\tmsebmWv IXbpw PohnX]coIfpw \s ipoIcnpXv, FmWv. s]mn ]nbncnp IoSsf \on An ]cnipamb kzs tXPpXmpXpt]mse IX \psS ]m] amen\ysf \on \s tXPphcmpp. Rm hmbn Ghpw lrZbkv]rmb Hcp ]{X{]hIs PohNcn{Xw ]pshbvphm Rm B{Klnpp. B ]pkvXIns t]cv "_nbmbn 2455 Znhk' FmWv. Atlns IY, Atlns A\p`h tcmamw AWnbnp, a\mnsb Ipnt\mhnp PohnXm\p`h hnhcWfmWv. Atlw Atacnmc\mWv. t_dqn Hfntmcp bpw \Sp kabv Atacn ]{X{]hI\mb Cherry Anderson t\cnv Iv a\nemn hnhc {]knoIcnmthn AhntSp t]mbXmWv. Atlns {]h\ DZyan\nSbn t_dqnse Hcp tdmUnqSn \Spt]mIptm Atls Xnsmpt]mbn. IpaqSnsn, Ccp ssIIfpw _nv Nenp. Cu Ahbn IpaqSnsn InStbmSp tNv _nh\mbn 74 Znhk InSp. Atmtgpw Atlw apgph\mbn Xfp.

Hcp Znhkw Inen\Spv Hcp Imscpamw tInv Atlw ]dp: BcmWnXv? Rm\pw Hcp a\pjy\mWv, arKa. \nspthWsav Hcp a\pjy tNmZnp. F\np Hcp ss__n thWsav Atlw ]dp. Hcp Znhkw Inen Ftm hogp i_vZw tIv Atlw Xnt\mn. AsXmcp ss__n Bbncpp. asmcm Atlns Ins sIgnpsImSpp. Atlw BntbmsS ss__nfnse Hmtcm XmfpIfpw Hmtcm hmIyfpw kqvaambn ]Tnp, AXnse Hmtcm IYm]m{Xsfbpw AhcpsS IXtbbpw kl\tbpw Xs A\p`hfpambn XmcXaysSpn. Ahkm\w Atln\v hntamN\w e`nXv \o Ggp hjġp tijambncpp. Atmtgpw ]nXmhv acnp, Hcp ktlmZc acnp. IpSpw_n ]e ZpxJkw`hfpw \Sp.

Cu Zpcsfmw Ignv Atlw kzX{\mbtm kl{]hIcpw ap ]{X{]hIcpw Atls A`napJn\mbn Wnp. Xmsf _nbmn ]oVnn B a\pjytcmSv Xmġp {]XnImcant Fp tNmZnp. B A`napJn Atlw ]d hmpI BcpsSbpw lrZbs kv]inpXmWv. "Ign 2455 Znkfn Rm ]eXpw ]Tnp. \psS thZ\I Bob hfsb klmbnpXmWv. Fs _\n\papv Rm sshcmKy_pnbpw Akz\pw Bbncpp. Cv Gsd amw kw`hnncnpp. Fs ioIcnp ssZhw GXp kmlNcysfbpw t\cnSphm Fs {]m]vX\mnbncnpp. tPmk^ns hmpI Rm Hmpp. \n Fs t\sc tZmjw hnNmcnp, ssZhtam AXns\ KpWamnop'

Xm _nbmbncptm tPmk^ns\n hmbnp NnnXmWv. tPmk^ns\Xnsc Xs ktlmZc tZmjambn Nnnp. Xs s]mnWn hensdnp. AhnsS\npw Ibn ASnabmbn hnp. AhnsS {]tem`n\p hgmsX [ocXtbmsS km\njvTtbmSpIqSn \np. AXns ^eambn kw`hntXm, hopw Ipdpn ASbvsSpIbmbncpp. Cs\ \o bmX\I A\p`hntnhp. Ahkm\ambn Atlw CuPn]vXnse {][m\a{nbmbn Dbstm XtmSv t{Zmlw sNbvX ktlmZctfmSv ]d hmpIfmWv Anderson s\ hfsc kv]inXv.

\psS Ifn \npw HfntmSpIb, atbmSpw ss[cytmSpw A`napJoIcnpI FXmWv {InkvXob PohnXn IcWobambnpXv. As\ t\cnSptm Ah \s kv^pSw sNpw. \psS AlbpsS, Xmt]mcnabpsS, aphtcmSp ]I hntZzjw apXembhbpsS; Cs\bp A\h[nbmbn \n ]nbncnp IoS Hs \onnphm\pw hnipn \n hcpphm\pw IX \s klmbnpp. AXpsImv IXbnqSn t]mIptm CsXpsImv FmbncncpXv \psS tNmZyw. adnv, ssZhta \ns Dtiw FmWv FmWv \mw BcmtbXv. CXv Fs\ \psS {]tbmP\n\v Bnomw FXmbncnWw \psS Nn. ImcWw, ssZhs kvt\lnphv, \nb{]Imcw hnfnshpXs kIeXpw \mbnpXs AhnSpv ]cnWannpp. AXpsImv ssZhlnXw Fsv BcmpsImv atbmsS ssZhns lnXn\pw \Snn\pw \ntbmKn\pw hnt[bsv PohnpI FpXmWv IcWobambnpXv.

Imhns Im\p`hn\v ]mfnbmIm km[npXpw Hcp `mKyambnpthWw IcpXphm. AXpsImmWv ]utemkv AtmkvXe ]dbpXv: Ahs IXbn IpdhmbnpsXmsbpw Fs icocn Rm ]qcnntXn\p {InkvXp\nanw Rm k`bvpthn Ia\p`hnpp. Ahs alXzn Rm hncmNnWsav B{Klnppshn Ahs Ifn ]psImtXv Bhiyas{X. AXpsImWv Francis of Assissi {]mnXv, Imth, AhnSs alXzhpw AhnSs ktmjhpw Chbnsemw ]mfnbmIphm Rm B{Klnppv, Fm \ns thZ\bnepw F\np ]mfnw XtcWta. As\ {]mnXns ^eambnmWv tbiphns icocnse ]apdnhpI Atlns icocn DmbXv Fv Atlns Ncn{Xw kmnpp. thZ\bnqSn ISpt]mIptm, IXbneqsS Ncnptm Imhnt\mSpIqsS Ahs kl\n ]ptNcpp F hnizmkw DmbncnWw. B {IqimWv \app inbpw ss[cyhpw \IpXv.

Ghpw Ahkm\ambn, Hmnp \ns. Cu IXbn \memasXmcph\mbn Dmbncp B Hcphs\tmse Xs ssZhw \tmSpIqsS Dv. Iosg izmizX`pP sImp hoWpt]mImsX \s Xmphm. \s XtemSphm, Bizknnphm s\mcsf \ophm Fm\mfpw IqsS Ccnph\mb Imhns kmnyw Dv Fn IXbn \app \ncmistSXmbnn. AXpsImmWv kl\n abphcmbncnn [Be patent in suffering] F ]utemkv AtmkvXes cmas {]t_m[\w hnesXmbncnpXv.

I\sf atbmsS, kaNnXtbmsS, AXn\npw IpXdnamdm {ianmsX, AXns\ tNmZyw sNbvhm {ianmsX, AXv FpsImsv shphnfnmsX AXp PohnXnsbpw ssZhIr]bpsSbpw `mKambnv AwKoIcnpsImv klnpXv Hcp henb A\p{KloX A\p`hamWv. hnipcmbn Pohn BfpIsfmsbpw IXbpsS ]mXbnemWv NcnnpXv. ]cpae Xncpta\nsb t]msesbm, \app kaIoe\ Bbncp At^mkmsbtmsetbm D hnipsc ]pWyn\v AlcmnbXv AhcpsS PohnXnse kl\amWv. Chscsbms hnipcmbn {]Jym]nXv thZimkv{X ]mnXyw sImtm, {K٧ cNnXpsImtm, {]uVamb {]`mjW \SnbXpsImtm, aZ sXsckmsbtmse GsXnepw tkh\ m]\ m]nXpsImtm Bbncpn. XfpsS kz PohnXnse Xo{hamb IXI ktmjtmsS kzoIcnpsImv Imhns {Iqins ImSpIġpw ]oVIġpw kmyw hlnpIbmWv Ah sNbvXXv.

AXpsImv \app PohnXn t\cntSnhcp IXbn adpXenmsXbpw \ncmisSmsXbpw atbmsS AXns\ t\cnSphm\pw aptmp \psS PohnXs \bnphm\pw CSbmhs Fv Biwknbpw {]mnbpw sNpp. BbXn\v ssZhns ]cnipmmhv \s klmbns!

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[Original in Malayalam Voice. Transcribed and edited by Editor Dr. Rajan Mathew]
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