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MARCH 2009 ARTICLE - MALAYALAM
VOL:08 ISSUE:03

GOD OF CONSOLATION
Bizknnph\mb ssZhw

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

{]m\ma\pjy\mbncp hnip ]utemkv AtmkvXes hnhn[ teJ\fnembn NnXdnnSp sNdpXpw hepXpamb At\Iw {]m\I, {]m\bpsS hnhn[ LSIfntepw Xefntepw \psS NnIsf sImsnphm klmbIamIppv. AtmkvXe tImcnysgpXnb cmw teJ\n \Sp Hcp {]m\bmWv {]kvXpX Nnbvv ]meambn ]Tnphm\pw Nnnphm\pw Rm B{KlnpXv.

a\enhp ]nXmhpw kmizmkhpw \Ip ssZhhpambn \psS Imhmb tbip{InkvXphnsd ]nXmhmb ssZhw hmgvsh. ssZhw Rsf Bizknnp BizmkwsImp R bmsXmcp Inepaphsc Bizknnm icmtIXnp Rġp In Hsbpw Ah Rsf Bizknnpp. (2 sImcny 1:34)

Cu {]m\bn AtmkvXe ssZhs alXzsSpppv, kvtXm{Xanppv, Bizmkw Dsmppv.

{]m\bn apJyambn cp LSIfmWv DXv.

  1. kvXpXnbpw kvtXm{Xhpw [Praise and Thanksgiving]

  2. A`bbmN\ Asn At]I [Supplication]

kvtXm{Xw FtmgmWv DbcpXv Fp Nnnm, kwXr]vXhpw kphpamb Hcp lrZbn \nmWv kvtXm{Xw DbcpsXv a\nemm \app km[npw. e`nsXmw ssZhns \bpw Ir]bpw BsWp IrXXbpsS hnImcw \psS a\n Dbcptm \appmIp A\p`hhpw A\p`pXnbpamWv kwXr]vXn. Cu A\p`pXnbn \psS \mhn \npw Dbcp hmpIfmWv kvXpXnbpw kvtXm{Xhpw.

CXv \nccamb Hcp {]{InbbmWv. AXpsImmWv Bcm[\bn C{]Imcw \mw ]mSpXv: "\n kvXpXnbpw lmteepmbpw Imth Rm \ncptX.', Fv. CXv hfsc AhmWv. "lmteep' F hmns Aw 'Praise the Lord' FmWv. kvXpXnbpw kvtXm{Xhpw Bcm[\bpsS A\nhmcyamb kz`mhhpw LSIhpamWv. Atmkve Hmtcm Ahkcnepw hnhn[ k`Iġv FgpXptm B k`bpsS {]tXyI Imcysf HmpsImmWv ssZhs kvtXm{Xw sNpXv. tdmanse k`bvv FgpXptm B k`bnse AhcpsS hnizmks HmpsImmWv ssZhs kvXpXnpXv. tImcny k`bvsgpXptm X\np hyn]cambn Bizmkw e`nncnpp Fv Atlw HmpsImmWv ssZhn\p kvtXm{Xw sNpXv.

tImcnyk`sbpdnv Fv BizmkamWv Atln\p e`nXv? Bizmkns Bhiyw Fmbncpp? tImcnnse k` ]utemkv AtmkvXe\v Ftmgpw {]iv\ Dmnsmncp Hcp k`bmbncpp. ncambn XethZ\bpmp k` Fv B k`sb \app hntijnnmw. `nXbpw ]nWhpw In ]ncnnepw hn`mKnIXbpw B k`bnse henb Hcp {]iv\ambncpp. Atls hfsc s\mcnn Hcp hnjbambncpp hn`mKobX. AhcpsS AkmnIX Bbncpp Atls Aenbncp asmcp {]iv\w.

Zphrnbntev hgpIntmIphm Xhw PVnItamlfn IpSpn [mnIaqeysf Imn ]dn hnPmXnb kaqlns \nehmcntep hgpXn hogp Hcp {]hWXbmbncpp tImcny kaqln \ne\nncpXv. IqSmsX AhnSbnse hyhlmcfpw Xfpw hnPmXnbcpsS tImSXnbn Xon\mbn Gntcp kSIcamb A\p`hhpw AtmkvXe ChnsS Hmppv. AhcpsS hnizmk]camb Imcyfnepw ]e {]iv\fpw t]mcmbvaIfpw Dmbncpp. hnizmkkXysfnbpw Ahv Xfpw sXnmcWIfpw Dmbncpp. Cuhn[fmb ]e {]iv\fpw \ne\nncp Hcp kaqlambncpp tImcnnteXv. AtmkvXe c, ]e IpIfpw tImcnyv FgpXnbncpp FmWv A\pam\ntXv. CXn cp IpI am{Xta \apv e`yambnpp. Cs\ ]e IpI Abphm\pw GXmv aqp {]mhiysanepw kinphm\pw \nnXamb kmlNcyfpw Npp]mSpIfpambncpp tImcnn \ne\nncpXv. AtmkvXes AhnSs kphntij {]h\sf FXnpIbpw hnainpIbpw Ahbvv XSapmpIbpw sNbvXncp Hcp P\hn`mKhpw AhnsS Dmbncpp.

C{]Imcap Hcp Ahbn Xm thKn sNv AhnSs {]iv\ ]cnlcnm\p Hcp {iaw \Sn. Fm Xs {]bXv\ġv Hcq {]tbmP\hpw Dmbn FmWv \mw a\nempXv. ]utemkv AtmkvXe t]mepw sNnpw {]iv\ Xom\mhmsX Xncnp t]mtcnh kmlNcyapmsbn \psS ]e CShIIfnsebpw nXnhntijw Rm Hmpt]mIbmWv.

B bm{Xbvptijw Atlw tImcnyv Ii\amb Hcp IsgpXn. Rm Ip\otcmsS \nsgpXpp FmWv ]dncnpXv. AtmkvXe Ip\oscmgpnbp Ahkc hfsc Ipdpam{Xsabpp. Acw k`fn Hv CXmWv. Xs thZ\nn kmlNcyn Ahv Np adp]Sn sImSppsImv Ip\otcmsS FgpXnb teJ\w sImSpmWv Xotmkns\ AtmbXv. Xs injyKWns] Dcpp a\pjy\mbncpp Xotmkv. AtmkvXes ]e FgppIfpw hlnpsImv t\cs t]mbncpXv XotamsYtbmkv Bbncpp. Fm Cu kmlNcyn hnip ]utemkv \ntbmKnXv Xotmkns\bmbncpp. Xotmkv i\mb Hcp a\pjy\mbncpp. hnPmXob kaqln \npw hh\pw, ]utemkns hfsc hnizkvX\pambncpp Atlw.

Iv tImcnnse k`bn hmbnp. AhnsS DS Xs AXns\mcp {]XnIcWhpapmbn. hfsc A\pIqeamb Hcp {]XnIcWw. ]nWnepw FXnnepw \nhscmw ]n aSn hfsc imcmbn. Ahscmw AtmkvXe\p hnt[bcmIphm Xhap Ahbntep hp. Ins DShpw Xotmkns A\pcRvP\ \bfpw C{]Imcsamcp imXbvv ImcW`qXambn Fp \apv IcpXmw. Fmbncpmepw AhnSs {]iv\sfmw sISn, kzXbmbn, imambn, kam[m\ns Acow ssIhp F ip` hmbmWv XncnsIhv AtmkvXes\ AdnbnpXv.

Cu kmlNcynemWv AtmkvXe ]dbpXv, F\nv Bizmkw e`nncnpp; a\enhp ]nXmhpw kmizmkhpw \Ip ssZhhpambn \psS Imhmb tbip{InkvXphnsd ]nXmhmb ssZhw hmgvsh. AkzkvX\mbn CcnpdbvmsX Xotmkn\pthn Imncp AtmkvXe\p e`nXv lrZbns BizmkamWv.

X\np e`n Bizmkn {]mnp Cu {]m\bn ssZhspdnp aqp hntijW BZyambn \mw a\nempp. Cu aqp hntijWfpw ssZhn\npw e`n Bizmkn\p t]mjWamIphbmWv. Hmas hntijWamWv, a\enhp ]nXmhv. cmatXv k Bizmkhpw \Ip ]nXmhv. aqmaXmbn, \psS Imhmb tbip{InkvXphns ]nXmhv.

]gb\nban Ii\mb, \oXn \Sphm Ftmgpw shsImp, Ipmp amp sImSpmsX Atmgtm in \Ip ssZhspdnp Nn{XamWv \mw ImWpXv. ]gb\nba Ncn{XnepS\ofw ssZhs \mw ZinpXv C{]ImcamWv. 'A God of retaliation, A God of judgement'. Fm ]gb\nbanepw a\enhp ssZhs \mw ImWppv. tamisb hnfnp kabv ssZhns P\amb bn{ktbey an{kbnan ASnaIfmbn Ghpw A[nIamb ]oT\n IbXbnepw bmX\bnepw Ignbp A\p`hspdnv ]dbpIbmWv: Fs P\ns IXbnepw sRcpnepw F\np a\enbpp. a\enhp Hcp ssZhsbmWv \mw ChnsS ImWpXv.

107mw ko\nepw a\enhp Hcp ssZhns Nn{Xw \app ImWmw. \psS Nnbvpw ]T\n\pw hnjbo`hnnt kpcamb Hcp ko\amWv CXv. Cu ko\ Imhyn \mep {]mhiyw Bhnp hfsc kpcamb Hcp ]hnbpv. "Ah XfpsS Ifn btlmhtbmSp \nehnfnp, Ah Ahsc AhcpsS sRcpfn \npw hnSphnp'. 6, 13, 19, 28 Fn hmIyfn Cu ]hn Xs Bhnppv. sRcpfn Ccnphscpdnv klXm]hpw a\enhpw tXmnbnv AhcpsS DmcWn\mbn ISphcp Hcp ssZhsbmWv \mw ZinpXv.

cmaXmbn, ]utemkv AtmkvXe ssZhs hntijnnpXv k Bizmkhpw \Iph\mb ssZhw FmWv. Fmw \qmn Pohnncp sbim {]hmNI CXns\n ]dbppv: "btlmhbmb Imhp kIe apJfn\np Ip\o XpSbpw Xsd P\nsd \n kIe `qanbn\np \onfIbpw sNpw.' (sbimhp 25:8) ZpxJsfbpw thZ\Isfbpw \on Bizmkw \Iph\mb ssZhsbmWv {]hmNI\neqsS \mw ChnsS ImWpXv. sbim{]hmNIs 61mw Aymbnepw Cu Bibw Xs \mw ImWpp. "lrZbw XIhsc apdnsIphm\pw XShpImp hnSpXepw _mp kzmX{yhpw Adnbnm\pw btlmhbpsS {]kmZhjhpw \psS ssZhnsd {]XnImcZnhkhpw {]knamphm\pw Zp:JnXscsbmsbpw Bizknnm\pw btlmh Fs A`ntjIw sNbvXncnpp;' CXn {][m\ambpw Du sImSpncnpXv ZpxJnXsc Bizknnp ssZhw FmWv. Atm Bizknnp ssZhw Fp ]utemkv AtmkvXe ]dbpXv ]gb\nba hN\ shfnnemWv.

Imhv \ktdn sNv kptKmKn hmbnphm Fgpt\p \nptm sbim{]hmNIsd ]pkvXIw Ahp sImSpp; Ah ]pkvXIw hnSn hmbnXv tad thZ`mKamWv. AhnsS ]dbpXv ZpxJnXv Bizmkw sImSpphm\mWv Fs A`ntjIw sNbvXncnpXv FmWv. AXn\p tijw "Cp \n Fsd hN\w tIġbn Cu Xncpshgpnp \nhrn hncnpp' Fp Iqntpp. AXns AsamWv? hmKvZXzaiolmbmbn AhnSpv Cu temIntep ISphcptm Xs ip{iqj \SnbXv ZpxJnXsc BizknnpXn\p thnbmWv Cu ktiamWv AhnSpv Dn {]Jym]\w sNpXv: "Azm\nphcpw `mcw Npaphcpammbptmtc, Fs ASp hcpho, Rm \nsf Bizknnpw.', Fv. AXpsImv Bizmkns hmpIfpw Bizmkns {]hnIfpamWv Imhns ip{iqjbn DS\ofw \apv ImWphm km[npXv.

lrZbw \pdpn hncnphtcmSv BizmktmsS t]mIpI FmWv ]dbpXv. Xs kz`mhspdnp ]mm]m lrZbw s\mcsv IcpsImncp kv{XotbmSmWv ]dbpXv, "kam[m\tmsS t]mI' Fv. thZ\bpsSbpw \ncmibpsSbpw \obn apnXp Hmtcm lrZbsfbpw Bizknnp A\p`hamWv tbip{InkvXp \IpsXv \mw a\nempp. Cu A\p`hnemWv ]utemkv AtmkvXe k Bizmkhpw \Iph\mb ssZhw Fp hntijnnpXv.

apmaXmbn AtmkvXe ]dbpXv \psS Imb tbip{InkvXphns ]nXmhv FmWv. tbip{InkvXphns ]nXmhv Fp ]dm \app a\nemIpw. Fm ttbip{InkvXphns ssZhw Fp ]dbpXn\npw FmWv \mw a\nemtXv. \psS ]nXmhpw \psS ssZhhpw tbip{IpkvXphns ]nXmhpw tbip{InkvXphns ssZhhpambph FmWv hntijnnpXv. B ssZhn \npamWv \apv Bizmkw e`npXv. tbip{InkvXp Xs ]nXmhnt\mSp kaXzap ssZhamWv. The very God of the very God kXyssZhn \npap kXyssZhw Fp hnizmk{]amWn \mw sNmptm tbip{InkvXp ]q ssZhamsWv \mw {]Jym]npp. As\bncns ]nXmhmb ssZhw tbip{InkvXphns ssZhamIpsXs\? Cu Bibw \apv Fs\ \ymboIcnmw?

Imhp XsbmWv Cu Imcyw \app shfnsSpn XncnpXv. aKvZemcn adnbw Imhns ]p\cpm\ Znhkn AXnImes Idbv sNptm tXmmc Fp kwibnp, HSphn ImhpXs Ahġp {]Xy\mbn Xss shfnsSpn. Ah AXp ImhmsWp Xncndnp. Ah Xncnp F{_mb `mjbn: dq\n Fp ]dp; tbip AhtfmSp: Fs sXmScpXp; Rm CXphsc ]nXmhnsd ASp Ibdntmbn; Fnepw \o Fsd ktlZcmcpsS ASp sNp: Fsd ]nXmhpw \nfpsS ]nXmhpw Fsd ssZhhpw \nfpsS ssZhhpambhsd ASp Rm IbdntmIpp Fp AhtcmSp ]dI Fp ]dp.

Imhmb tbip{InkvXphpw ]nXmhpw, \mapw ssZhamb ]nXmhpw Xnep _hpw Xptemw hyXykvXamWv. Asn \psS ]nXmshp ]dm aXnbmbncpsm. AXpt]mse Xs, ssZhamb tbip{InkvXphpw ssZhhpambp _w Hp thsd, \mapw ssZhhpambp _w thsd. Imhmb tbip{InkvXp ]q ssZhhpw ]q a\pjy\pamsWp clkyw \s a\nemncnIbmWv ChnsS sNpXv.

Xsm Hgnp thjn a\pjy\mbn Xsm Xmgvn a\pjyXzns ]canXnsb Dsm tbip{InkvXphns ssZhhpw IqSnbmWv ]nXmhmb ssZhw. AXpsImmWv ]utemkv AtmkvXe \psS Imhmb tbip{InkvXphnsd ]nXmhmb ssZhw Fp ]dbpXv. Cu ssZhn \npamWv \apv Bizmkw e`npXv.

\mep hmIyfp Cu sNdp {]m\bn H]Xp {]mhiyamWv AtmkvXe Bizmkw F hmv D]tbmKnncnpXv. {InkvXob PohnXn hfsc {]kamb Hcp A\p`qXnbmWv Bizmkw. AXpsImmWv AtmkvXe\pw Cu hmn\p hfsc {]m[m\yw sImSpncnpXv.

Cwojn Comfort F hmn\v Hcp relief , Asn Hcp Bizmkw e`n am{Xa, AhnsS Hcp _esSpens A\p`hw IqSnbpv. \psS lrZbnse s\mc amncnI am{Xa Hcp ioIcWw IqSn \Ipp. kzmz\hpw Bizmkhpw BmWv BhiyambncnpXv? ]m]`mcm Dgephv AXn\npw tamN\w e`npXpaqeap Bizmkw. tcmKm hebphv am\nIhpw imcocnIhpamb kuJyw e`npXpaqeap Bizmkw.

At\Iw tcmKnI {]mnpXn\pthn Fs kao]nmdpv. Rm Ahpthn {]mnmdpapv. imcocIambn ]q kuJyw e`nnsnIqSn BcnIhpw am\knIhpamb Hcp kuJyns Bhiyapv. B kuJynIqSn Bizmkw e`npp. kmnI `mcm tinp At\Icpv. Ahp klmblkvXhpw Bizmkhpw BhiyamWv. `nXbnepw Ielnepw IgnbpXpaqew a\tia\p`hnp At\Icpv. AXn \nsmw Bizmkw e`ntXmbnpv.

AXnt\mSp tNv AtmkvXe asmcp Imcyw IqSn ]dbppv. X\nv Bizmkw e`nXv Fn \npamsWv AtmkvXe kqNnnpp. bmsXmcp Inepaphsc Bizknnm R icmtIXnp Rġp In Hsbpw Ah Rsf Bizknnpp. Bizmkw e`np Ignm \apv Hcp DchmZnXzw DspIqSnbmWv AtmkvXe \s ]TnnpXv. Bizmkn\pthn Dgep At\Isc Xncp Ip]nSnv BizknnpI FXmWv B Ihyw. \apXn\p IgnbWw. \app e`nncnp Bizmkw ssZhns Zm\amWv. AXn\m Bizmkw Bhiyambncnphsc BizknnpI FXv \n \nn]vXambncnp ISabmWv. AXv Hcp {InkvXob [amWv.

Xm Xt ]conX\mbn Ia\p`hnncnbm ]consSphp klmbnm Ignhph BIpp. (F{_mb 2:18) kzb Im\p`hn IqsS XsbmWv Imhv klmbnm Ignhph BIpXv. Fs A\p`hn Imk tcmKnIfmbncnphsc sNp ImWphm F\np IqSpX Xmcyapv. AXns\mcp ImcWapv. H, cp{]mhiyw Imk tcmKw Fs AenbXmWv; amcIambns \mnepw icocns ap ]e `mKfnepambnv. AXpsImv, CshnsSsbnepw Imk tcmKnIfpsn Ahsc kinpXpw, {]mnpXpw BizknnpXpw Fs PohnXnse henb Hcp A\p`hamWv. F\np e`n Bizmkm aphsc Bizknnphm\p Hp [t_m[w Fs `cnpp.

Fs\ \app aphsc Bizknnmw FpIqSn Nnnmw. HmaXmbn, \psS kmnyw sImv. `mcsncnp kabv kvt\ltmSpIqSnb \psS kmnyw hfscb[nIw Bizmkw \Ipw. Hcn DX DtZymK\mb Hcp a\pjys\ Bk\nebn tcmKnSbn kinpXn\p `mKyapmbn. ]noSv Btlw PUvPnbmbnmWv hncanXv. ]noSv Fs ImWptmsgms ]dbpw; Am, As B Ahbn Fs hpIXv Hcnepw adpIbn, ImcWw A{Xam{Xw {]bmkw A\p`hnncp Ahkcn As kmnyw henb Hcp Bizmkambncpp.

Zqcw Hcp XSamsWn Hcp ktiw sImv \apv Bizmkw ]Icphm Hcp ]cn[nhsc \app km[npw. {]Xymi \Ip hmpI ]etmgpw BizmkZmbIamWv. klmblkvXw \on Bizmkw ]Icphm \app km[npw. aphsc klmbnpXpsImv Hcp Ipdhpw \appmIbn.

ssZhhN\m Bizmkw \Iphm \app km[npw. ]utemkv AtmkvXe \s C{]Imcw ]Tnnpp: Cu hN\sfsmv At\ym\yw BizknnpsImho. ssZhns hN\w hfscb[nIw {]tNZ\mIamWv. hN\ntep {i XncnpsImv, hN\w Imen\p Zo]hpw ]mXbvp {]ImihpamsWp ImWnpsImv Bizmkw {]Zm\w sNm km[npw.

Fmn\ap]cnbmbn {]m\bneqsS \apv Bizmkw ]Icphm km[npw. ]e ]nXmmcpw At\Iw t]pthn {]mnpXn\v A\pZn\w kabw {IaoIcnncpp. B {]m\Ifn IqSn At\Iv kuJyhpw Bizmkhpw ]cnlmcfpw e`nncpp.

A{]Imcw Atmkves sImcny teJ\nse {]m\bn X\np e`n Bizmkn\mbn hnip ]utemkv kvtXm{Xw sNpp. X\np e`nncnp Bizmkw aphp sImSpphm XmcysSppshpw {]kvXmhnpp. Cu A\p`hntep \appw hcphm Bizmkw \Iph\mb ]cnipmmhv \s klmbns Fp {]mnpsImv Rm Fs hmpIsf Npcppp.

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