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By DR. GEEVARGHESE MAR OSTHATHIOS METROPOLITAN

tbip AhtcmSp ]dXp: Bta, Bta, Rm \ntfmSp ]dbpp: \n a\pjy]p{Xsd amwkw XnmsXbpw Ahsd cw IpSnmsXbpw Ccpm \nġp Dffn Poh C. Fsd amwkw XnpIbpw Fsd cw IpSnbpw sNphp \nXyPoh Dp; Rm HSps \mfn Ahs\ Dbnsgpt]npw. Fsd amwkw kmm `Whpw Fsd cw kmm ]m\obhpw BIpp. Fsd amwkw XnpIbpw Fsd cw IpSnbpw sNph Fnepw Rm Ah\nepw hknpp....PohnnpXp Bmhp BIpp; amwkw Hn\pw D]Icnpn; Rm \ntfmSp kwkmcn hN\ Bmhpw Poh\pw BIpp.... (tbmlm 6:5366)

hnip IqZmiI Bmhpw Poh\pw \Ip ]cnipmmhv D]tbmKnp D]m[nI BWv. Sacramentum Fv sXpy\pw, htKp ss__nfnepw aw Fv ss__n skmssknbpsS aebmf thZ]pkvXInepw ImWp hmp XsbmWv IqZmi. AXn\m IqZmi F hmv thZ]pkvXInen Fp hmZnpXv icnb. "a\pjysc ipoIcnp hnip kwKXnbpsS ASbmfw' Fv AIzn\mkpw "ImWsSm Ir]bpsS {]Xycq]w' Fv AKkvXot\mkpw hnip IqZmisb \nNnp. "km{Isaw' F eo aqe]Zns Aw {]Xn, DSSn, cmPmhnt\mSv Iqdp]pepsav ]mfmc FSpp kXw FsmsbmWv.

{KopthZ]pkvXIn "ankvocntbm' F hmmWv D]tbmKnncnpXv. \nKqV clkyw Dsmp kp{][m\ afmWv hnip IqZmiI. \psS Imhv AZriy\mb ssZhs ZriyamnbXn\m Gw henb IqZmi Xm XsbmWv. Xs Xncpk` Cpw tbipainlmsb Zriyamp icocsa \nebn ASnm\ IqZmibmIpp. a\pjycbvpthn ssZhw m]n A{]Xy Ir]IfpsS {]Xy amfmb hnip IqZmiI Ggp am{Xa. skv hnIvdnse lyp F k\ymkn apXp IqZmiIsf aqp {Kqmbn thXncnv enkvp sNbvXXv GXmv A.D. 1142 Bbncpp. ]o ew_mUv (1100-60) Ggp IqZmiI Fv \nPsSpnbXv kv\m]\w, ncoIcWw, hnip Ipm\, hnip Ipkmcw, tcmKnIfpsS ssXem`ntjIw, ]Xzw, hnhmlw Fnh ]noSv 1439 se ^vtfmdkv Iuknepw, 1545 63 se s{Sp Iuknepw ncoIcnv AwKoImcw \In. ]uckvXy k`I Cu Ggpw AwKoIcnpXp IqSmsX Ipcnip IqZmi, hoSpIqZmi Fns\ ap IqZmiIfpw kzoIcnpp.

amtamZok (kv\m]\w) \psS Imhv m]np FXn Bpw Xan. (hnip ambn 28:19) hnip Ipm\bpw \psS Imhp m]np. (hnip ambn 26:26) ainlm F hmns Aw Xs "A`njn' FmIbmepw {InkvXym\nI ssZhns Bmhn\m ap{ZbnSshcmIbmepw (Fs^ky 1:14, 4:30) hnip aqtdm\`ntjIw hnip IqZmibmWv. Ing k`I amtamZok, ncoIcWw, hnip Ipm\ Ch aqpw \InbmWv k`bn hynIsf tNpXv. CXmbncpp BZyIme ]mccyw. Nne ]nak`Ifpw Ch aqpw Hcpanp sImSpphm XpSnbnpv. ]q AwKXzn\v Ch aqpw BhiyamWtm. A]q AwKXzw FsmnXm\pw.

tcmKnIsf F]qin kuJyamphm Imhp Xs InXn\m tcmKnIfpsS ssXem`ntjIw ]pXnb\nba Imew apX Xs k`bn Dmbncpp (hnip eqtmkv 10:34, bmtm_v 5:14) \psS Imhv hnhmlns ImnI ssZhamsWv ]dXn \npw hnhmlw Hcp IqZmibmsWv sXfnbpp. "AXpsImp Ah taem c, Hcp tZlat{X; BIbm ssZhw tbmPnnXns\ a\pjy th ]ncncpXp Fp Dcw ]dp.' (ambn 19:6) ]wsImS ssIshv \Snb Imcyw Ggp simmsc hmgnXn \npw hyamWv. "AsmkvXemcpsS apmsI \ndpn; Ah {]mnp AhcpsSta ssIshp. (Asm: {]hrnI 6:6)

IqZmibpsS {]amWhpw ssZhimkv{Xhpw a\pjy kynbn Xs ImWmw. "btlmhbmb ssZhw \nes s]mSnsImp a\pjys\ \nnnp Ahsd aqn Pohizmkw DuXn, a\pjy Poh\pff tZlnbmbn Xop;' (Dev]n 2:7)

"antbpw hnntbpw kI tNv
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a\pjy Zriyicochpw ]t{nbfpw Dh\mIbm AZriyhnm\w ]Tnphm Zriyamb ]pkvXIhpw et_mddnbpw s{]m^kdpw Fmw thWw. AtX {]amWamWv hnip IqZmibnepw. apĸSv Bfp Xobn FcnbpXv tami Itm AZriy\mb btlmh Ah\p kzbw `mKnIambn shfnsSppIbmbncpp. "AhnsS btlmhbpsS ZqX Hcp apĸSnsd \Sphn \np AnPzmebn Ah\p {]Xy\mbn. Ah t\mnbmsd ap]Sp Xo]nSnp IpXpw ap]Sp shpt]mImXncnpXpw Ip.' (]pdmSp 3:2) ZpX apĸSns \Sphn \nXv hnip IpZmibn Ir] \nKqVambpsXns kqN\bmWv. ssZhw adnbman hkntm I\yIadnbmw Xs ssZh{]khn{Xn F \nebn hnip IqZmibpsS {]XoIamWv. "BImiw ssZhnsd alXzs hnpp; BImihnXm\w Ahsd ssIthesb {]knampp.' (ko\ 19:1) Fp ZmhoZp ]mSnbtm Atln\v kqcymkvXa\tam, aghntm, kqtcymZbtam ssZhns Ir]mamambnoncnWw.

hnip IqZmiIfpsS Xzw {]Xyamtbm ]tcmamtbm Fm aXfnepw ImWmw. {_mW Aefn \Sp _en]qPmZnIfpv, apow auehnI tamkvIn \Sp Ap t\cs \akvImcfnse IpnSo, sabnse Im_mbpsS Nppw \Sp Ggp {]ZnW, Ipfn Fdnbp shšpI, knp aXm ]p KpcpfpsS Imetijw Bcm[np {Kkmln_v apXembh Fmw Xs hnip IqZmiIfpsS {]amWw Dsmppv. "Ahsd \nXyinbpw ZnhyXzhpambn Ahsd AZriyeW temIkrn apX Ahsd {]hrnIfm _pnp shfnhmbn shfnsp hcpp; Ahp {]XnhmZanmXncntXnp Xt.' (tdma 1:20) ssZhw Ign Imefn "Xspdnp kmyw XcmXncpnn..' (Asm: {]hrnI 14:17) ap aXġp \bpw shfn]mSpw AwKoIcnmsX {InkvXob k`bn am{Xsa ssZhw {]hnppp Fv thZ]pkvXIw ]Tnnpn. "Ah hp ]m]spdnpw \oXnsbpdnpw \ymbhn[nsbpdnpw temInp t_m[w hcppw. '(tbmlm 16:8) Fv ]cnipmmhns\pdnv ]dncnpXn\m IqZmibpsS {]amWw FhnsSsbmw AwKoIcnppthm AhnsSsbmw ]cnipm{]hrn ImWm \apv hnime hoWw thWw..

{InkvXobPohnXw \bnp cmssk\ymcpw Quakers F t]cn AdnbsSp Society of Friends kaqlhpw cp IqZmiI t]mepw AwKoIcnmXv Hcp Ipdhmbn \msamw IcpXpp. Fm Ahtctbm amtctbm hn[np Xphm \aptm amptam AhImitam A[nImctam C. "\n PU{]Imcw hn[npp; Rm Bscbpw hn[npn..' (tbmlm 8:15) F IrhN\w \apv ]mTambncns. kzn Ibp ]mkvt]mmbn hnip IqZmisb kzoIcnphcpv. Fm hnip IqZmibpsS Aw AXnepdamWv.

  1. k`m {]thi\w:
    k`m{]thi\w hnip IqZmiaqeamWv. ]gb\nba k`bn A{_lman\ptijw ]cntOZ\bmIp IqZmihgnbmbncpp ss]Xġp {]thi\w. (Dn 17:12, 2427, 21:24, tehy 12:3) sImtemky 2:11 ]cntOZ\sbpdnpw 12mw hmIyn kv\m\spdnpw ]dncnpXv t\mpI. "Ah\n \nġp {InkvXphnsd ]cntZ\bm PUicocw DcnpIfXn\m Xt ssIsImm ]cntZ\bpw e`np. kv\m\n \n Aht\mSp IqsS ASsSpIbpw Ahs\ acnhcpsS CSbn \np Dbnsgptev]n ssZhnsd hym]mcinbnep hnizmkm Aht\mSp IqsS \nfpw Dbnsgptbpw sNbvXp. (sImsemy 2:1112) "A, tbip{InkvXphnt\mSp tNcphm kv\m\w Ghcmb \mw Fmhcpw Ahsd acWn ]mfnIfmIphm kv\m\w Gncnpp Fp \n Adnbpntbm?' (tdma 6:3) k`bvp ]pdpw k`bpsv hmZnmsanepw Zriyk`bn tNcphm kv\m\amWv BZnapXep hnip IqZmi. hfsc XymKw klnmWv At\I {InkvtXXc kv\m\tav k`mwKXzw kzoIcnpXv. Ahv {InkvXob Iqmbva sImSpph bYm ]mfnw Fmnepw sImSpphm ISshcmW. Ahv hneIpd Ir]bpw ]ccmKX {InkvXym\nIġv hneIqSnb Ir]bpw F coXn amdWw. kIehpw hnv kIentbpw \mYs\ kzoIcnm kv\m\amhiysSphv ssZhw \app Xncnp Ir]Ifpw kzpw ]nSphm \apv ISabpv.

  2. PohZmbIamb ]cnipmZm\amb ktmjw:
    "\nsd IqpImcn ]cambn \ns B\ssXewsImp A`ntjIw sNbvXncnpp.' (ko\ 45:7) F hmIyw hnip aqtdm\`ntjItmSv _sSpn k`m]nXmm hymJym\nnpv. ssZhamWv BZy]Sn FSppXv F kXya\pkcnv inipġv k`mwKXzhpw ]cnipmmhpw, "\o Fs AdnbmsX Ccns Rm \ns Hma\tsNmn hnfnncnpp.' (sbimhp 45:4) F {]amW{]Imcw ssZhw \Ipp. Fm AXns Ahpw B\hpw DchmZnXzhpw IpnI hfp hcptm Ahsc ]TnnWw. HmtUmIvkv k`bn 12 hbmIp IpnIġv BZyIpkmcn\v Ahsc Hcpphm\pw k`mwKsa \nebn AhcpsS ISaIfpw ]ZhnIfpw t_mysSpphm\pw {]tXyI {Ia ]cnip kpltZmkv {IasSpnbnpv. AXv Fm CShIIfnepw \Snemnbm ]cnipmktmjw hfp hcp IpnIġv A\p`h{]Zamphm km[npw.

    ]cnipm ^eambn kvt\lw, ktmjw, kam[m\w Fo ssZhtmSp ew__eWfpw; ZoLa, Zb, ]tcm]Imcw Fo a\pjy_ eWfpw hnizkvXX, kuayX, C{nbPbw Fo BcnI eWfpw Ir]bm \n Imbnpp. (KemXy 5:12) IqSmsX tdma 12epw 1 tImcny 12epw apw ImWp Ir]mhcfpw \apv ]cnipmZm\ambn e`npp. IuZminI PohnXsap ]dbpXv hnip IqZmibpsS bm{nIamb A\p`ha, ]ntbm BcnI A\p`qXnIqSnbmW. AXn\v IqSpX Du \IWw.

  3. AaXyX \Ip hnip Ipm\:
    tbmlm 6mw Aymbnse I^tlmw {]kwKw, hnip Ipm\sbpdn F \qX\hmZw bmsXmcp ]pcmX\k`bpw kzoIcnnn. "Fs amwkw XnpIbpw Fs cw IpSnbpw sNph\v \nXyPoh Dv' F IrhN\ns ASnm\n hnip Ipm\sb AaXyX \Ip accpvv ( Medicine of Immortality ) Fv k`m]nXmm \maIcWw sNbvXp. hnhn[ k`I hnhn[ t]cpI Cu clkyn\p]tbmKnpXpw AXns hnhn[ t]cpI Ahym]vXnbpw {]tbmP\fpw ImWnpp. ssZha ]ckv]cw Hcp icocwt]mse Fmw ]nSp IqmbvabmIpXn\v klmbnpXn\memWv hnip kwkw ( Holy Communion ), hnip Ipmbva (sImbvt\mWnb) Fo t]cpI ]dbpXv. hben NnXdnnS tKmXpaWnI tiJcnv IgpIn DWn s]mSnv Xobn Npv HcamnopXpXs k` {InkvXphns XncpicocamIpsXs\ Fp ImWnpp. Htc Aw Ghcpw ]nSpXpw ainlmbn \app GIXzhpw ]nSp Iqmbvabpw kv]jvSampp. 1 sImcny 11 hnip Ipm\bvpap]v 'Xmms Amgw apt Ignp' hsc hnip ]utemkv imknncnpXv hfsc AhmWv. hnincnphsc AhKWnv kzmambn `ntijw Xncphmgw kzoIcnpXns\ hnenbncnbmWv. "Cmhsc ennppthm?' F tNmZyw Cpw {]kamWv.

hnip Ipm\ m]nXv sshInv Amgtijw BbncpXn\m ]pXnb\nba Imev B coXn XpSp. Cv HmtUmIvkv k`bn Ghcpw D]hmktmSpIqSn thWw hnip Ipm\ A\p`hntXv Fv \njvIjnncnpp. B D]hmkkaXzw aXn Fv AXn\v Aan. k`bn \nehnep kmnI kmaqly D\oNXzw \onbtijamWv bYm kwkw \StXv. Cu Imcyn apXemfn cmPyfnse k`I IqSpX Du sImSpt Imew sshInbncnbmWv.

hnizmkw, kv, ByoIX apXemb Fmw kktmjw ]nSpXn\p Blzm\w IqSnbmWv hnip Ipm\m\p`hw. "Imhns tai' F t]cpw AhmWv. "\nġp Imhnsd ]m\]m{Xhpw `qXfpsS ]m\]m{Xhpw IpSnm ]mSn; \nġp Imhnsd taibnepw `qXfpsS taibnepw AwinI BIphm\pw ]mSn.' (1 sImcny 10:21) kmms\ Dt]n tijamWv aimlmsb kzoIcntXv. B DSSn hnip amtamZokmbn sNbvX Imcyw hnkvacncpXv. a{hmZnepw, {]iv\w shbvpXnepw, iIp\w t\mpXnepw, `qXs Cdphm `qXnem{ibnpXnepw hnizknph Imhns Amgw A\p`hnm Alc. Imhns AYnXnIfmWv \msamhcpw. Xncphmg taibn kw_nph AXn\pap]v `np taibpw Imhns Zm\amWv.( Unseen Guest at every meal ) FXv Imhns\pdnv ]dbmhX. "Fm taibnsebpw ImWsSmhXm BYnt[b' FmWv `Wapdnbn FgpXn shbvtXv.

\mw hnip Ipm\ A\p`hnptm am{Xw Xs Xncpicocc A\p`hnpp Fpw, AmsX `nptmsgmw Xs Zm\ `npp Fpw HmWw. bqmdnkvv F t]cns Aw DZmamb (\Xmb) Ir] FmWv. Fm IqZmiIfpw Ir]m amfmsWnepw Fm IqZmiItfbpw ]qoIcnp Ir] bqmdnkvnemWv e`npXv. AXn\m Imhv kzbw \apmbn \Ip hnip Ipm\bn Xs Ir] am{Xa, bYm kmnyhpapv. AXn\m "IqZmiIfpsS dmWn' ( Queen of all Sacraments ) Fv hnip Ipm\sb hnfnmdpv. AyAmgw ( Last Supper ) , "Imhns Amgw' (1 sImcny 11:20) Fo t]cpIfpw [ym\hnjbamWw. blqZm s]klmpmSns\ Adp shnbmgvN kybvpap]v \psS Imhv Adpsp. AXn\m XteZnhkw injymcpambn AyAmgw Ignp. kzcmPyw hcpXphsc AhtcmsSmcpanv CXpt]mse Bob`Ww Xm Ignbn Fpw ]dp. Cu AyAmgtijw Xm injymcpsS ]mZw IgpIn. "Imhpw Kpcphpamb Rm \nfpsS Im IgpIn Fn \nfpw Xn Xn Im IgptIXmIpp.' (tbmlm 13:14) F ]mThpw ]Tnnp,

\mw Hmtcm {]mhiyhpw hnip Ipm\ A\p`hnptm "CXv Fs Ay Amgw Btbmw', Fv NnnpXv \XmWv. Hmtcm {]mhiyhpw ]mc hnip t{XmtWmknt\mSv bm{X ]d tijamWv XIvkm ASv tkh\sNcpv CSphm ]pdtndpXv. hnip aZv_lmbn D]tbmKnp sNcpv Bcm[\msWn temIntev t]mIqtm [cnp sNcpv tkh\ntXmWv. AXn\m Xn apX i\n hscbp PohnXhpw tkh\hpw kmyhpw Ipm\bvp tijap Ipm\bmWv. (***) B tkh\hpw ssZhapmsI ssZhmepw ssZhn\pthnbpw \Sp Bcm[\bmbn thWw ImWphm. ( Litergy after Litergy ) F {]amWw Fmhcpw AwKoIcnpn FXv \n`mKyIcamWv. "\n Bcpw X\nmbn Xt Pohnpn; Bcpw X\nmbnXt acnpXpan. Pohnpp Fn \mw Imhnmbn Pohnpp; acnpp Fn Imhnmbn acnpp; AXpsImp Pohnpp Fnepw acnpp Fnepw \mw Imhnph Xt.' (tdma 14:78) AXpsImmWv a\pjycpsS AwKoImctam A\mZcthm Iv ssZha \nKfnmXpw \ncmisSmXpw. hnip Ipm\bpsS B\hpw NpaXebpw tkh\whgn ]qnbmWsa Dnse DXvSamb hmbmWv kp{][m\w. B hmbv\pkrXamb PohnXhpw AXymt]nXw.

{InkvXphns bYm kmnyw ( Real Presence ) hnip Ipm\bn Ds hnizmkw t{]mkvv hnizmknIfnt]mepw IqSnsmncnphm Cp ImWp Bcm[\m]pXpw ( Litergical Renewal ) klmbnppv. shdpw {]kwKw sImv k` \ne\nbn FdnnpXsbmWv \psS Imhv hnip Ipm\ m]nXv. "Fsd Hmmbn CXp sNbvhn' (1 sImcny 11:24) F IrI\ knwnbpw apw Bgambn {Klnn F kXyw ]mmXy \hoIcW k`mwK ]ecpw Cv kXnppv. Make it Contemporaneous F AamWv ChnsS Hm F hmn\pXv. "CXv kaImeo\ampho' Fp am{Xa IrI\. ASp hmIyn hnip ]utemkv AXv hymJym\npp. "As\ \n Cu Aw XnpIbpw Cu ]m\]m{Xw IpSnpIbpw sNptmsgmsbpw Imhv hcpthmfw Ahs acWs {]kvXmhnpp.' Imhns bYm kmnyw hnip Ipm\ A\p`hnphcpsS PohnXn ImWnpXv Xm acnXpt]mse Xs afpw aphpthn acnpXn\memWv. Imhns bYm kmnyw hnip AhopIfnepsXn\v sXfnhmWv AXv A\p`hnph kzPohnXn IpSn ImgvNshbvp BymnIXbpw hnipnbpw kvt\lhpw XymKhpw {InkvXphns\ A\pIcnp PohnX kmyhpw. hnip Ipm\ \s {InkvXp BWw.

hnip Ipm\bpsS {]m[m\yw hmNmatKmNcat{X. ]utcmlnXyw k`bn \ne\npXpw tZhmebfn hnip _en XpScpXpw "Fs ]nXmhv Fs AbXpt]mse (alm]ptcmlnX\mbn) Rm\pw \nsf Abpp F hyhbnemWv. kZI HSphn HmIptm A\p`hnm ImenIhn Imncnp henb hncpmWv hnip Ipm\. Nne k`I ]ckv]cw hnizmk sFIytam IgnhpIfpsS ]nStem IqSmsX C IyqWnb A\phZnpXv AXv k`IfpsS tbmPnns\ XzcnXsSppsap {]XobnemWv. AXn\m `nXbpw Ass\Iyhpw nc{]XnjvTamIbmWv sNpXv Fp Iv HmmtUmIvkv k`I Hcp kZbmbnv hnip Ipm\ A\p`hnWw Fv ]Tnnpp. GXmbmepw hnip Ipm\m\p`hw \nmcambn Hcp k`bpw IcpXpp Fv aph Ipw ]dbcpXv. AXns alna Ghpw IqSpX {KlnpIbpw \apv temIn e`nncnp Ghpw henb Zm\amb Imhns a\pjymhXmcns XpS {InkvXob ]utcmlnXynepw hnip Ipm\m\p`hnepw ImtWXpamWv. "Cu Ipm\ A\p{Klfpw _enbpw kvtXm{XhpamIpp' Fv Ghcpw hnizknv Gp]dbWw.

hnip Ipkmcspdnpw Hp hfsc sXnmcWIfpv. "bn{kmtbensd ssZhamb btlmshp alXzw sImSpp Aht\mSp Gp]dI; \o Fp sNbvXp Fp ]dI; FtmSp asdpshcpXp' (tbmiph 7:19) Fp tbmiph BJmt\mSp ]dXpXsbmWv Ipkmc ]nXmhv A\pXm]ntbmSv ]dbpXv. sIphm\pw Agnphm\pap hcw Imhv olmp \InbXv (tbmlm 20:22) kphotijtLmjWw \Sphm am{XamsW hymJym\hpw \ne\npX. "BcpsS ]m]w \n tamNnppthm Ahv tamNnsncnpw' Fp hyambn Imhv Inp. ]m] tamNnptm hopw ]m]w sNmXncnm\p klmbw \Iphm\pw, Ipt_m[w a\n \npw ]pdphnv lrZb`mcw Ipdbphm\pw Ipkmcn ]m] Gp]dbpXv Ahiyw BhiyamWv. vclkyIpkmcap k`Ifn am\knItcmKnIfpsS iXam\w IpdhmsWv CXp kw_n ]T\ sXfnbnnpv.

"Fm \nġp tcmKimn htcXnp Xn ]m]sf Gp ]dp Hcphp thn Hcph {]mnn. \oXnamsd {itbmSpIqSnb {]m\ hfsc ^enpp.' (bmtm_v 5:16) F I\{]Imcw Gp]dbhtcmSv Gp]dv a tNmZnWsapw ]ckv]cw hnip Ipm\m\p`hn\p apv sFIaXysSWsapw IpkmnXmhv \ntinpw. (ambn 5:2324) IuknenwKv \Sphm\pw `mc tIġphm\pw Ipkmc]nXmhn\v Ahkchpw kabhpw e`nhw Ipkmcmhkcw {]tXyIw \IpXmbncnpw \v. s]klm hymgmgvNbpsS XteZnhkw am{Xw [rXnbn Ipkmcnp {]hWX Ipdv, B IqZmi Alnp Kuchn \StXmWv. Ipkmcclkyw Ipkmc]nXmhv shfnsSppXmXn\m GXp clky]m]hpw kwibtam `btam IqSmsX Gp]dbmw. bmtm_v ss`h]pcpj\pambn ap]nSnv HSphn kzwt]cv Xpdp ]dtm Dmb ktmjamWv kXyIpkmcw \Sngnbptm DmIpXv. "Ah s]\ntb ISp t]mIptm kqcy DZnp;' (Dev]n 32:31) "D]mbn' F t]cn\p ]Icw "bn{ktb' F ]pXnb t]cp e`nXvt]mse Ipkmcm\cw ]pXntbmc\p`hw e`npp. "Hcp {InkvXphnembm Ah ]pXnb krn BIpp; ]gbXp Ignp t]mbn, CXm, AXp ]pXpXmbnoncnpp.' (2 sImcny 5:17) F A\p`hw hopw hopw ]pXpsSphm\mWv IpkmcIqZmi. AXv `bstSX. \ tUmIvSdpsS ASppt]mbn kpJw {]m]npXpt]msebp Hcp PohnXm\p`hamWv. Hp ]cntim[np t\mpI.

tcmKnIfpsS ssXem`ntjIn\v "Ay ssXem`ntjIw', "D{]iva' Fo t]cpI thZ]pkvXIntem BZnak`bntem C. tdma Itmen k`bnt]mepw ]e ]nXmcpw B t]cv amWsa A`n{]mbmcmWv. thZ]pkvXIm\pkcWw, "\nfn Zo\ambn InSph k`bnse aqmsc hcps. Ah Imhnsd \man Ahs\ F ]qin Ahp thn {]mns.' (bmtm_v 5:14), CXv Ftm tcmKnbmbmepw sNmhp kuJyZmbIamb IqZmibmWv. "Ioi Imhns \man Ahs\ F ]qin {]mns, Fm hnizmktmSpIqSnb {]m\ Zo\mcs\ cnpw.' tcmKn cs]SpIbn F \nebn Fptmsg ssXem`ntjIw \Smhp F Nn HmtUmIvkv k`mwKfpsS CSbnt]mepw \ne\npp. acnpXn\papv ssXem`ntjIhpw hnip Ipm\m\p`hpw \SnIqSm F, Atm am{Xta \Smhp Fn FmWv k` ]TnpXv. Ggp {]mhiyw ssXem`ntjIw \Snb Hcp hnizmknsb F\ndnbmw. Atlw HSphn kz \nXy`h\n t]mbn.

]Xzhpw hnhmlhpw Ghpw thWsav \nan. {]tXyI ssZhhnfn CXn\p cn\pw BhiyamWv. cmPIob ]ptcmlnXhamIphm e`np hnip aqtdm\`ntjIw k`mwKsmw thWw. Fm simi, Ioi, FnkvtIm Fn aqp {]tXyI m\ġv {]tXyI ]XzamWv. ]t{Xmkns ]nKmanbnIqSn am{Xta Ir]mhcw HgpIq Fv thZ]pkvXItam k`mNcn{Xtam ]Tnnpn. "AXpsImp Fsd ssI shn\m \nnep ssZhnsd Ir]mhcw PzenntWw Fp \ns HmsSppp.' (2 XosamsYsbmkv 1:6), ]utemkns ssIshp hgnbpw ]Xzw e`npw. Fm IqZmibpsS Ir] Static \new A. Ne\mIw ( Dynamic ) BWv AXn\memWv hnip IqZmiIhgn e`np Ir]mhc hnnphm {]m\bpw D]hmkhpw au\{]m\bpw Imncnpw thZ]pkvXI]T\hpw hnip Iqmbvabpw Fmw BhiyamWv Fp k` ]TnnpXv.

"BIbm ssZhw tbmPnnXns\ a\pjy th]ncncpXp Fp Dcw ]dp.' (asmkv 10:9) F IrhN\nXs hnhmlw IqZmibmsWv {Klnmw AXv temImcw`n, "BWpw s]pambn Ahsc krnp;' (Dev]n 1:27) FXn\m krnbpsS IqZmibmWv Fv hmZnmsanepw ssZhamWv tbmPnnpXv F IrhN\ns ASnm\n Ir]bpsS IqZmi IqSnbmWv. hnip {XnXzn ssZhw apsnepw HmbncnpXns \ngt]mse amXm]nXmmcpw Ippfpw aqp LSIsfnepw HmWv. kvt\ln cpw aqpw Fmw HmWv. AXn\mes{X, "ssZhw kvt\lamWv' Fv XncphN\w ]TnnpXv. AXpt]mse IpSpw_hpw GIkvt\lamWv. Fmntbpw ]nSoemWv, s]mXp DchmZnamWv, \nkzmamWv, kpJnepw ZpJnepw ]ptNcemWv. {InkvXob IpSpw_n Cu hnip kvt\l]nS HXpn \npn. IqpIpSpw_ntev HgpIpp; HSphn ssZhns [\yXbn sNptNcpp. "kvt\lam WJnekmc aqgnbn'

tdma Itmen ssZhhnm\obn IqZmiIfpsS ]qXbvv icnbmb hkvXphpw ( Matter ) cq]hpw ( Form ) Dtiyhpw ( Intention ) BhiyamWv. Imhv Ipm\ m]ntm D]tbmKn tKmXamIp hkvXp, "CsXs icocw', Fp In cq]w, IricocamIWsap Dtiw, Ch IqSmsX kzoIcnp Bfns A\pXm]hpw IqZmi A\p`hnp Bfn\v k^eamIm thWw. ImnIs tbmKyXtbm AtbmKyXtbm A\pkcn, Imhns IcpWbmemWv IqZmiI Ir]mamfmIpXv. ImnIs hnipnbmWv ASnm\san Imhv Xs Ftmgpw Ipm\ A\pjvTnWw. AtX, _elo\ BNmcymcn IqSn Imhp XsbmWv ImnI. Ahs\tmse BtIXv BNmcys ISabpw B{Klhpw \ncc {]m\bpw BbncntXmWv. "\mw AhnizkvXcmbnomepw Ah hnizkvX\mbn ]mpp; '. (2 XosamsYsbmkv 2:13) "InsXv Fmw sNbvXmepw A{]tbmP\ `rXy.'

Cu teJ\n kqNnn Ggp IqZmiI am{Xa {InkvXob PohnX hfv AXymt]jnXambXv. ssZhhN\ ]mcmbWanm IqZmibn. DZmlcWambn amtam`okm apngn hnizmknItfmSv ]t{Xmkv ol sNbvX {]kwKsav Nne hymJym\np ]t{Xmkns Hmw teJ\w Hmw Aymbw, "AyImen shfnsSphm Hcpnbncnp cp hnizmkm ssZhinbn ImsSp \nġpthn kzn kqnncnpXpw bw, amen\yw, hmw, Fnh CmXpamb AhIminmbnXt hopw P\nnncnpp.' (1 ]s{Xmkv 1:45) AsXs\bmWv? "sISp _oPme sISmXn\m, Poh\pXpw \ne\npXpamb ssZhhN\m Xt, \n hopw P\nncnpp.' (1 ]s{Xmkv 1:23) "]nXmhnsbpw ]p{Xsbpw ]cnipmmhnsbpw \man.... amtam`ok appp.' F cq]nse {XnXzhN\amWv hopw P\nnpXv. ]noSv B {XnXzhnipnbntepw ]qXbntepw hfcphm\mWv ap IqZmiIfpw XncphN\]T\hpw Ahiyw BhiyambncnpXv. "\mw Ahsd Ir]bm \oXoIcnsnp {]Xymi{]Imcw \nXyPohsd AhIminIfmbnotcXnp ]p\\\kv\m\wsImpw \psS cnXmhmb tbip{InkvXpaqew \psSta [mcmfambn ]I ]cnipmmhnsd \hoIcWwsImpw Xt.' (Xnsmkv 3:67)

\ntmZntamkv amtamZokm appXn\p apmWv Aht\mSv, "]pXpXmbn P\ntWw' Fv Imhv InXv. (tbmlm 3:37) amtamZokmbm e`n ]p{XXzhpw Ir]mhchpw \nccw hfcm ]cnipm{]h\n\v hnt[bstSWw. "Imv CapnSv DuXpp.' B Imv ]cnipmmhv BWv. Xs lnXn\p ]qambn hnpsImSppXmWv IuZminI PohnX hnPbclkyw. Cu kaWw ltjmmZapfhmWw.

{]m\: ]nXr ]p{X ]cnipmmhmw {XntbI ssZhta, AbpsS Xncphnw am{Xw \ndthdphm {]mnm\pw hnip IqZmiIfnIqSn ssZhoIcnsSphm\pw k`bvpw temIn\pw, _elo\\mb F\npw ]cnipm \ndhv XtcWta. Bta.

(BZcWob\mb HkvXmntbmkv Xncpta\nbpsS Cu teJ\w {]knoIcnpXv, Xncpta\nbpsS Fm IrXnIfpw Nnm[mcIfpw ]ccbmpXn\p {ians `mKambnmWv. teJ\fnse Nne km`nI ]cmai B\pImenIasnepw s]mXphmb {]Xn]mZyw Cpw Fpw Fm k`fnepw Xptemw kwKXamWv.)

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