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FEBRUARY 2008 ARTICLE - MALAYALAM
VOL:07 ISSUE:02

CALL AND CHOICE OF GOD
ssZhns hnfnbpw XncsSppw

By REV. FR. DR. REJI MATHEW
(Principal, Orthodox Theological Seminary, Nagpur)

ssZhns hN\w Fp ]dbpXv Poh\pw ssNX\yhpapXmbn Ccphmbvebp GXp hmfnt\mfpw aqbpXmIpp Fv F{_mbteJ\n \mw hmbnpp. am{Xa, AXv {]mWs\bpw Bmhns\bpw knaIsfbpw thhnSphnpwhsc Xpsfp sNpXpw lrZbnse Nn\sfbpw `mhsfbpw hnthNnpXpw BIpp. (F{_mb 4:12) ssZhhN\ kphntij tLmjWfpsS ahpw Akbpw CXpXsbmWv. AXpsImv kphntij {]kwKthZnIsf {]IS\tafIfmbn IcpXmsX \psS ImXpIsfbpw a\pIsfbpw XncphN\ kzoIcW kwcw`fmbnocphm XmdmWta F BapJ Blzm\tmsS hnjbntep ISphm Rm B{Klnpp.

\psS Imhmb tbip{InkvXphns ]ckyip{iqjbpsS Bcw`n Xm ]{p injymsc hnfnp thXncnp Fp hnip kphntijfn \npw \mw ]Tnpp. ss{IkvXhcmb Hmtcm hnizmknIsf kw_nnStmfw Cu hnfnbpw XncsSppw AhcpsS hyn PohnXn F{XIv {]kambncnpp Fp hniIe\w sNbvXp Nnnphm CShcs FpIqSn {]m\tbmsS Rm B{Klnpp. XncphN\ shfnn ssZhhnfnbpsS Nne Ahkcsfbpw A\p`hsfbpw Ipdnv \apv Nnnmw.

HmaXmbn, Imhmb tbiphns hnfnsb ZinpXv hnip eqtmkns kphntijw Amw AymbnemWv. tbip Keoe ISpdv ]t{Xmkns ]SIn CcppsImv P\tfmSv kphntijw Adnbnpp. AXn\ptijw AhnsS he IgpInsmncp BfpItfmSpw AhcpsS Xeh\mb iotam ]t{Xmknt\mSpw ]dbpp, hetmp\on he hoipI, Fv. R cm{Xn apgph Azm\nnpw Hpw Innbn Fnepw \ns hmpt]mse sNmw Fv iotam ]t{Xmkv Dcw ]dbpp. A{]Imcw Ah sNbvXtm s]cp aosImv he \ndp. cp ]SIpIfpw \ndp Ihnp. ]t{Xmkn\v AtmgmWv hnthN\w DmbXv. AXp ImhmIpp Fv Xncndnnv, Rm ]m]nbmb Hcp a\pjy Fp ]dpsImv tbiphns Im hogpp. tbip Aht\mSp ]dbpp: \o C\nta a\pjysc ]nSnph\mIpw. Fm hnip ambn FgpXnb kphntijns \memw Aymbw ]Xns\papXep app hmIyfn tbip iotam ]t{Xmkv A{tbmkv ktlmZcsc hnfnp thXncnqXns kwn]vXamb Hcp hnhcWamWv \IpXv. hopw hnip tbmlms kphntijn CXnt\mSp Xpeyamb Hcp thZ`mKw \mw ImWpp. hnhcWw GItZiw Hcpt]msebmsWnepw AhnsS \mw ImWpXv Dbsgpth\mb Imhv Ggp injymv {]XysSpXpw Ah DnX\mb {InkvXphns\ XncndnbpXpamWv.

hnip ]t{Xmkv olmsb tbip hnfnpthXncnpXnsbpw Fmw Dt]nv Fs\ ]t{Xmkv tbiphns\ ]nXpScphm Xmdmbn FXns\pdnpap Nn{Xw hnip eqtmkv GhtKenس \apv \InbncnpXv hnimeambXpw Hcp {]tXyI BIjXtbmSpw IpSnbXpamWv. Cu X\Xmb BemcnIX hnip eqtmkns kphntijnepS\ofw \apv BkzZnphm km[npp. \app e`yambncnp \mep kphntijfpw \mw Bgambn ]Tnptm Hmtcm kphntijI\pw XtXmb Nne ssZhimkv{X ssienIfpw, DuepIfpw [Emphasis], hoWfpw [Perspective] DXmbn \apv a\nemphm km[npw. hnip eqtmkv GhtKens kphntijw \mw ]Tnptm AXn am{Xambn tcJsSpnbnp ]e D]aIfpw kw`hfpw \mw ImWpp. apSnb\mb ]p{Xs D]a hnip eqtmkns kphntijn am{Xw ImWp Hcp at\mlcamb IYbmWv. \s kw_nnStmfw CXv Hcp hnizmkns hnjbamsWnepw, temIn {]kncmb GXp IYmIrpI AhXcnnnpXnepw Ghpw kpcambn IWmsSp Hcp sNdpIYbmbn ]nXm CXns\ hnebncppp. kp{]kn IYmIrv {ioam Sn. ]\m`s {]knamb "{]Imiw ]cp s]Ipn' F sNdpIYtbmfpw at\mlcamWv hnip eqtmkns "apSnb\mb ]p{X' F hmKvabNn{Xw.

iacnbmmcs D]a, [\hmsbpw emkdnsbpw D]a, hn[hbpsSbpw \ymbm[n]sbpw D]a CXymZnIfpw hnip eqtmkv am{Xw tcJsSpnbnphbmWv. tbipXpcm {]hn ApX hnhcnptmgpw Xs D]aIsf ]Iptmgpw hnip eqtmkv XncsSptmsS [Selectively] D]Jym\ teJ\w sNbvXv hyXykvX\mbn \ne sImpp. Xs kphntijns AhXmcnI hmNIn Xs Atlw AXp hyampIbpw sNpp. "BZn apX kIehpw kqvaambn ]cntim[nnp AXp {Iaambn FgpXpXp DNnXsap F\np tXmnbncnpp.'

kaqln hnhn[ Xcn XnckvIcns BfpIfpsS DmcWw IpSnbmbncpp tbip{InkvXp sNbvXXv Fp {]Xnz\nnp Hcp DtiyamWv hnip eqtmkn {]Xn^enpXv. aZynepw abpacpn\pw ASnasv kaqlw Xnf Hcp sNdpmcs IYbmWv apSnb\mb ]p{X. \ iacnbmmcs IYbn Hcp ZfnXs\nbmWv ]cmainpXv. iacnbmmc IpXncpdp khmcnsNp Hcp [\nI\msWntmepw blpZsbpw CXc kaqlnsbpw Zrnbn A[a\mWv. AocnbmcpsS A[n\nthins kc Ahinambncp iacnbmmv sblpZ hnthN\w Inncpp. As\ kaplw `rv In Hcmsf ssZhcmPyns {]Xn\n[nbmbn Imhv D]antm AXv hfsc {]m[m\ytmsS FgpXphm hnip eqtmkv am{Xw Xp\nbpp. [\hmsbpw emkdnsbpw D]abn tcmKw sImv kaqlw ]cnXyPn hynsb A{_lmansbpw bnkvlmnsbpw bmtm_nsbpw aSnbn Ccnp Nn{XoIcWs htmPzeambn Dbnmphm {ian hnip eqtmkv kphntijIcn hyXykvX\mbncnpp.

Imhmb tbip{InkvXphns P\\spdnp kphntijmhXcWnepw hnip eqtmkns Cu {]tXyIX FSppImsSpp. Imhns P\\spdnv AXypXfn \npw Dmb ZqXv Ing tZifnse ]nXmcpw cmPXpeycpamb hnZzmmp e`nqXn\p ap]pXs kaqlw AhtbmsS t\mnbncp ]mhshcqw Am\nIfpw Bb, hoSpw IpSpw_hpw Dt]nv tZimSIcmbn Pohnncp, BSnbmv Dmbn F hnhcw hnip eqtmkv {]m[m\yw Inv tcJsSpnbnpv.

As\, temIhpw kaqlhpw XnckvIcn A\p`hfnemWv ssZhoI kvt\lw {]Xn^enpXv Fv hnip eqtmkv Zinp. Cu Zi\ns shfnn Imhmb tbip{InkvXp ]d D]aIsf, Xs `mjm kzm[o\w sImpw `mh\mssh`hw sImpw Bob {]tNmZ\w sImpw, Hcp AInX IYt]mse Nn{XoIcnphm am\pjy thZ\Isf sXmdnp ]cnNbap sshZy\mb hnip eqtmkn\p km[np.

Cu Hcp {]tXyIXbpsS ]menemWv tbip{InkvXphns hnfntbbpw XncsSpnt\bpw Ipdnv \mw ]TntXv. Imhmb tbip{InkvXp Xs injymsc XncsSppXn\p apmbn tbmlm kv\m]Is injyXzn\mbn At\Iw BfpI Ahs ASptqhp. Npm ISphv tbmlmt\mSp tNmZnp: R Fp sNtWw? \ntfmSp Iev]nXn A[nIw Hpw ]ncncpXp Fp tbmlm AhtcmSp ]dp. ]S\hpw Aht\mSp: R Fp sNtWw Fp tNmZnXnp: Bscbpw _emmcw sNmsXbpw NXnbmbn Hpw hmmsXbpw \nfpsS ifw aXn Fpshn Fp AhtcmSp ]dp. As\, km[mcW a\pjys PohnXs a\nemn AXn\\pkcnv {IaoIcn Hcp kphntijamWv hnip eqtmkv \app \InbncnpXv.

Poh ]Wbw shv BgSens \Sphn t]mbn {]IrXntbmSpw XncameItfmSpw aSnv ay_\w \Sn D]Poh\w Ignncp km[mcWmcn km[mcWmc\mb ]t{Xmkns\bmWv Imhv Xs thebvmbn BZyw hnfnv thXncnXv. ao]nSn F Xs sXmgnen sshZKv[yhpw {]mhoWyhpw t\Snb apphmsS Xeh\mb ]t{Xmkv XfpsS Azm\ ]cmPbamWv Imhnt\mSv AhXcnnXv: R cm{Xn apgph\pw Azm\nnpw Hpw Innbn. ]ecptSbpw PohnXn ]cmPbfpsS \SphnemWv ssZhhnfn {ihnsSpXv. Xs _pnbpw ]mShhpw ]cnPbhpw ]cmPbs m\v, Xm tbiphns hmn\p A\pkcWsXns ^eambn kp`nXbpsS ApXw Zintm AXp Imshv hnip ]t{Xmkv Xncndnp. Xm Xss apgph\mbpw ssZhns hnfnp kanpsImv Imhmb tbip{InkvXphns Im hoWp. am\kmcn\p tbmKyamb ^ew ]pdsSphnphm Cu kaWneqsS hnip ]t{Xmkv tbmKy\mbn. icnbmbpw \psS PohnXn\p AapmIWsan {InkvXphns i_vZw {ihnph am\kmcn\p tbmKyamb ^ew ImbnWw. ssZhns hnfnsb {itbmsS Bgambn {ihnptm \n Hcp cp]mcnsbpw ZrV \nbnsbpw Blzm\w AXn Dsmncnppshp a\nemphm \app km[npw. AXphsc ao]nSnp \Sncp iotam Imhmb tbip{InkvXphn\pthn a\pjymߡsf ]nSnp Hcp henb apph\mbn cq]mcw {]m]np A\p`hamWv \mw ChnsS ImWpXv.

hnhn[ taJeIfnshsc Imhv Xs thebvmbn hnfnp thXncnp Fp XncphN\n \npw \mw a\nempp. ]t{Xmkpw A{tbmkpw ao]nSnmcmbncpp. bmtm_pw tbmlm\pw ]SIp \nmXmfmbncpp. ambn Npw ]ncnhpImc\mbncpp. FcnhpImc\mb iotam hnh t\Xmhmbncpp. Xs injyKWn m\nIfpw Am\nIfpw Dmbncpp. PohXns Fm t{iWnIfnepaphsc Imhn\p Bhiyapv. Fm taJeIfnepaphscbpw Imhv hnfnp thXncnpp. AImcn \npw ApX{]Imintep hnfnhs kKpWsf tLmjnm\mbn hnfnp thXncnshcmWv Hmtcm hnizmknbpw. cm{obn {]hnphpw, hym]mcw \Sphpw, IpSpw_PohnXw \bnphpw Fmw Hcp ssZhhnfn Dv. \mw BbncnpsXhnsStbm, Asn ssZhw BnbncnpsXhnsStbm, AhnsS hnizkvXXtbmsS ssZhhnfnv A\pkcWambn {]hnpI FXmWv Ghpw {][m\amb kwKXn.

cmaXmbn, \psS Nnbvv hnjbo`hnphm B{KlnpXv ssZhhnfntbmSp {]XnIcW coXnIsfpdnmWv. cmPIob BVw`cfn kpJtemep]Xbn hfp h hynbmWv tami. Xs htmSp kvt\lhpw Ahp \mbI\mbncnphm\p B{Klhpw cmPIpamc\p Xpeyamb sImmcnse {]uVPohnXw Dt]nphm tamisb t{]cnnp. Fm AXv ssZhns ]qamb hnfnb, {]XypX, tamibpsS kzb B{Klw am{Xambncpp. bn{ktbeyt\mSv A\ymbw ImWn an{kbnays\ sImpXn\pw Xs PmXnbn s]hcpsS hyhlmcn CSs]SpXn\pw tamisb t{]cnnXv Cu hnImcambncpp.

Fm tlmsc_v ]Xns AcnIn shv Insbcnbp apĸSn \npw btlmhbmb ssZhw tamisb bYmn hnfntm \mbIXzw B{Klnncp tami AXn \npw Hgnp amdm\mWv {ianXv. Xs hnfnbn \npw ]nncnbphm Ap ImcyfmWv tami ssZhapn AhXcnnpXv. tami \ncnb Fm HgnIgnhpIġpw ssZhw {]Xnhn[n \In tamisb ioIcnp. \ns ]nXmmcmb A{_lmansbpw bnkvlmnsbpw bmtm_nsbpw Rm\mIph Rm\mIp btlmhbmb ssZhw Xm\mIppshv ^dthms\ Adnbnphm\p m\hpw, Xs ssIIfmepw hSnbmepw ApXw {]hnphm\p inbpw, Xs imcocnI sshIeyn\p klmbnbmbn hmIvNmXpcyap ktlmZc Altdms\bpw tamip \In. Ahkm\ambn, thsdbmscsbnepw \o AbpI, Rm BSpIsf Xon PohnpsIms Fp tami adpp ]dtm ssZhw tamitbmSp tIm]np. tamisb ssZhw hnfnp thXncnXv bn{ktb P\ns tamN\n\p thnbmbncpp.

aqmaXmbn, sbimhns\ ssZhw hnfn coXnsbn sbimhns ]pkvXIw Bdmw Aymbn \mw hmbnpp. sbimhns\ ssZhw hnfnXv bmK]oTns apn Bcm[\m kabv tZhmebn shmbncpp. iapth {]hmNIs\ ssZhw hnfnXv Gen ]ptcmlnXt\mSpIqsS tZhmebn hknptm Ddnembncpp. hnip tbmlm olmbvv shfn]mSpmbXv Bcm[\bpsS ]menembncpp. ]tmkv Zzo]n GI\mbn Atlw Ignbptm IrZnhkn Bhnhi\mbn Zi\sf Ip. Cu hnfnIfnsemw {]tXyI DtitmSp IpSnbp ssZhhnfnbpsS ZriyfmWv \mw ImWpXv.

\psS Bob PohnXn ssZhhnfntbmSp A\pIpeambn {]XnIcnpXv Hcp knnbmWv. AtNXamb A]cym]vXX [Unconscious incompetance] , t_m[]qamb A]cym]vXX [Conscious incompetance] , ktNXamb Imcytijn [Conscious competance] , AtNXamb Imcytijn [Unconscious competance] Fns\ hnhn[ ]SnI AXnISpw BnpamWv Cu knn \app e`yamIpXv. ssZhIcn \mw Hmtcmcpcpw ssZhns D]IcWfmWv. AXpsImp Xs AXns {]tbmKfpw D]tbmKfpw sshhn[yamXmWv. h\nXIġpw IpSpw_ PohnXw \bnphpw GXp taJebn {]hnphpw ssZhcmPyns sIp]Wnbn ]mfnhpw NpaXeIfpw Dv. CXp Hmtcm hnizmkntbbpw hnfnv thXncnv `ctanncnp \ntbmKfmWv. \aptmtcmcptcmSpap ssZhhnfnbpsS i_vZw {inphm\pw AXn\\pIpeambn {]XnIcnphm\pw AXns ey{]m]vXnmbn \psS PohnXs {IaoIcnphm\pw ssZhns ]cnipmmhv \app kwKXn hcps.

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[Speech delivered at Chengaroor Church Convention-2007 : Reported by Cherian Alexander, Kallooppara]


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