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JUNE 2009 ARTICLE - MALAYALAM
VOL:08 ISSUE:06

CHURCH - THE PLACE OF WORSHIP
Bcm[\mktXamb tZhmebw

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

Bcw`Imew apX Bcm[\bvpw, AXphgn ssZhkwkn\pap AZayamb B{Klw a\pjycn {]ISambncpp. sZhkmnyw A\p`hnm B{Klnncp a\pjy `h\mWnXs bmK]oTw ]WnXv _en]qPmZnI Anp hncpp. AXpIpSpw_mKġv am{XapXmbncpp. Imemcn kaqlambn Hcpanp Bcm[\ cq]w {]m]np. bn{kmtb P\w acp`qanbn IqSn {]bmWw sNptm Ah XmmenIambn Xmaknncp {]tZiv kamKa\IqSmcw Dbn AXns Npnepap IqSmcfn Ah ]mp. kamKa\IqSmcns amXrI ssZhw tamibvp ImWnp sImSpX\pkcnmWv \nnXv Fp ]dbpp. (F{_mb 8:5) itemtam tbdpitean tZhmebw ]WnbpXphsc Bcm[\m tI{w kamKa\IqSmcw Bbncpp.

ssZhw ImWnpsImSp emWv bn{ktbey tbdpitew tZhmebw \nnXv. tZhmebw bn{kmtb P\ns BynIXbpsSbpw, aXPohnXnsbpw Fmw tI{ambn \nesImp. ssZhkmnyw {]]n FmbnSpapsnepw GsXnepw Hcp ev {]tXyI kmnyapXmbn NqnmWnm\psn AXp tZhmebw am{XamWv Fv Ah hnizknp. AXpsImv tZhmembtmSp AhcpsS `nbpw BZchpw AXpeyambncpp. tZhmebns alXzspdnpw AhnSs Bcm[\bpsS HuyXyspdnpw Fmw {]Ionp A\h[n ko\ Dv. "ssk\yfpsS btlmth, Xncp\nhmkw F{X at\mlcw. Fs Dw btlmhbpsS {]mImcsf hmnp tamlnpt]mIpp.' (ko\ 84:12) "btlmhbpsS Bebntep \app t]mImw Fp Ah FtmSp ]dtm Rm ktmjnp.' (ko\ 122:1)

Cu Bebw, _m_ntemWy N{Ihn s\_pZvt\k B{Ianv bn{ktbeysc ASnaIfmbn _m_ntemWntev sImpt]mbXv, Ahp kw`hn Ghpw henb Zpcambncpp. tZhmebw \sXmWv Ahsc Ghpw ZpxJnnXv. Hcnepw \inpt]mIm HmbnmWv Ah tZhmebs IcpXnbncpXv. tZhmebnse Bcm[\ Akmyambn htm ]pXnb Bcm[\m k{Zmbw cq]sSptnhp. As\bmWv kptKmKpI DmbXv. Fgp]Xp hjs {]hmkn\ptijw sbdpiteantep aSphm Igntm AhcpsS BZys kwcw`w, \Kcns s]mfn aXn ]p\\nnXn sNphm\pw ]gb tZhmebns m\v ]pXnb Hv ]Sppbphm\pambncpp. P\fpsS B`cWfpw kmZyfpsamw Ah AXn\mbn kza\mse kanp. skdp_mt_, s\laymhv XpSnb t\XmmcpsS Dmlhpw Xo{hamb {]h\hpw aqew \nnXn XzcnXsSpn. tZhmebw hopw Bcm[\bvv kambtm P\t\Xm ]ecpw s]mncp; ktmjns Icnembncpp AXv. ]gbXnt\m almb asmv bYmm\v \nnm IgnXns ktmjw Ahcn AeXn..

tbip{InkvXphpw tZhmebpw: ssZh]p{X\mb Imhv tZhmebs AXy[nIw kvt\lnp, _lpam\np. AhnsS Bcm[\bvv Imhv t]mIpambncpp. s]cp\mfpIfpsS BNcWn \npw Hpw hnp\nn. tbmlms kphntijnemWv. Cmcyw IqSpX hyampXv. tZhmeb \nIpXn sImSppXnepw Hcnepw hogvNhcpnbncpn. Hcn "XehcnWw' ]ncnph Fn ]t{Xmknt\mSv tbip {]kvXpX \nIpXn sImSppIbnt Fp tNmZntm AXp sImSpphm\mWv Dcw \InbXv. B \nIpXn sImSpphm\p ]Xnbpw \ntihpw Imhv ]t{Xmkn\p \In. "btlmhbpsS Bebspdnpff Fcnhp Fs XnpIfbpp'. (tbmlm 2:17) F ko\hmIyw \ndthds Hcp k`apv. tZhmebn arKfpsS hn\bpw, \mWbamhpw Fmw sIm v AXns\ hmWn`imebmnbtm Imhns tIm]w Pzenp. Ahsbmsbpw Xpcn tZhmebw ipoIcn kw`hw admhpX. Bebns ]hn{XX Impkqnphm\p hy{KXbmWv AhnsS {]ISamnbXv. tZhmebn ssZhns {]tXyI kmnyw Dsp hnizmkhpw Imhv shfnsSppIbmbncpp. apw achpw Ccppw sImp B tZhmebw s]mfnp t]mIpsapw AXns m\v Poh\p asmcp ancw (k`) ]Wnbpsapw Imhv shfnsSpn. hnizmknIfmIp Poh\p IpIsfsmv \nnsSp ancamWv {InkvXob k`. k` ssZhns A[nhmkm\amIpp FpXmWv AXns alXzw. AXp hnipamsWv hntijnsSpXpw CmcWm Xs.

hnizmknI Bcm[\bvmbn IqSnhcp anchpw hnipamWv. ImcWw AXv asmn\pw D]tbmKnsSpn. ssZhn\mbn, ssZhnI Bcm[\bvmbn {]XnjvTnv kansSpIbmWv. AXpsImv tZhmebIqZmibn hnip aqtdm ssXewsImv _en]oThpw, InfSnIfpw Fmw ap{ZIpn hnipoIcnpp. tZhmebns hnipn Imp kqnphm hnizmknI {]tXyIw Pm{KX ]pepp. kmnI`{ZXbpw A`nhrnbpw P\ġv ssIhnp Cv ]gb tZhmembsfsbmw ]pXpnWnXv at\mlcamnophm\p Dmlw hym]Iambnpv. mL\obamb Imcyw Xs! ]s, AXp shSnnepw, hrnbnepw ipNnXznepw Imp kqnp Ihyw ]ecpw hnkvacnp A\p`hamWv ]e tZhmebfnepw Fptm ImWpXv. at\mlcfmb ]nI \nnXpsImpw, Ah shSnmbn kqnXpsImpw aXnbmIpn. tZhmebw Fn\pthn Dtinsncnppthm, Amcyw hnPbIcambn \Smpn Fn \mw Ipm Xs. bn{kmtb P\w tbcpitew tZhmebspdnv Duw sImpIbpw [mnIPohnXn Ah ]cmPbsSpIbpw sNbvXtm bncaym{]hmNI Ahsc IpsSpn: "btlmhbpsS ancw, btlmhbpsS ancw, btlmhbpsS ancw Fns\bp hymPhmpIfn B{ibncpXp.' (bnscaymhp 7:4) sXmbn PohnpsImv tZhmeb alXzns adhn cs]Smsav hnNmcnt, AXmWv {]hmNI \Inb ktiw. Cpw Nne BfpI AhcpsS ]nbpsS ]ucmWnIXzhpw {]amWnXzhpw DbnnSnv hoSnmdpv. ]s, B ]n AhcpsS Bob PohnXs Dbphm\pw, hfphm\pw D]tbmKsSpnsn ]nsbn Duw sImpXv hyamWv.

]pXnb\nban asmcp tZhmebspdnpw ]dbppv. "\n ssZhnsd ancw Fpw ssZhnsd Bmhp \nfn hknpp Fpw Adnbpntbm?' (1 sImcny 3:16) "ssZhnsd Zm\ambn \nfn Ccnp ]cnipmmhnsd ancamIpp \nfpsS icocw Fpw \nsf hnsep hmnbncnbm \n Xmmġphc Fpw Adnbpntbm' (1 sImcn y 6:19) Hmtcm hnizmknbpw ssZhns hnip ancamIpp. hnip amtamZokmbpsS kabv \s hnip aqtdmsImv A`ntjIw sNsSpXv tZhmebhpw Htcm hnizmknbpsSbpw icochpamWv. tZhmebtm t{ijvTamb ancamWv \psS icocw. tZhmebw Ipw apw achpw sImv \nnXamb ancw; \psS icocamIs Poh\p hninjvT anchpw. Fm "]n`cmb' ]ecpw XfpsS icocamIp ancs Aipnpw tXbvpw hnt[bampp. aZyhpw abpacppw AXn\pnempp; \nyhpw \nIrhpamb ZpjvIrXyġv hnpsImSppp. AXpsImv ]utemkv AtmkvXe Hcp apdnbnv \Ipp. "ssZhnsd ancw \innphs\ ssZhw \innpw; ssZhnsd ancw hnipatm; \nfpw As\ Xt.' (1 sImcny 3:17) ssZhns Bebw ssZhs alXzsSpphm\pXmWv. AXp Zpcp]tbmKsSpptm AXn\p inbpw DmIpw.

\psS ]t{nbfpw hnipnbn kqnphm Xhw \nb{nstSXmWv. Ins\ \nb{np Imcyw Ctm_v ]dbpp: "Rm Fsd Ipambn Hcp \nbaw sNbvXp; ]ns Rm Hcp I\yIsb t\mpsXs\?' (Ctm_p 31:1) t\mnIqSn Aipn ISqhcmsXbp kqvaXbmWv ChnsS kqNnnpXv. hnip Ipm\bnp ]mc AXns Hcp ip{iqjbn (Xqtbmt_m) t{XmtWmkns apn appIpn C{]Imcw {]mnpp. "hy \ncq]Wfn\nv Fs t_m[tbpw, ZptmltmsS t\mmXncntXn\v Fs IpIsfbpw, hyImcy tIġmXncnphm Fs ImXpIsfbpw, Zp`mjWfn DsSmXhw Fs A[csfbpw, \nn NenpXn\v Fs Acn{nbsfbpw Imp sImtWta.' CXp ]mc am{Xa Fm hnizmknIfpw \Sphm km[nt {]m\bmWv.

aqp tZhmebsfpdnv \mw Nnnp. HmatXv, {InkvXobk`. ssZhw A[nhknp kaqlw, FXmWv k`bpsS HuXyw. cmatXv, ]n: AXp ssZhs Bcm[\bnIqSn alXzsSpphm\p hnip ancw. aqmatXv, Hmtcm hnizmknbpw: \mtamtcmcpcpw ssZhns hnip BebamWv.

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