CHRISTIAN NEWS MAGAZINE FOR KERALA MALAYALEE CHRISTIANS FROM INDIA AROUND THE WORLD
OCTOBER 2010 ARTICLE - MALAYALAM
VOL:09 ISSUE:10

PRAYER OF ST. PAUL FOR THE COLOSSIANS
hnip ]utemkns sImsemyp thnbp {]m\

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

{InkvXptbiphn \nfpsS hnizmksbpw kIe hnipmtcmSpw \nġp kvt\lsbpw Ipdnp R tInp \nġp thn {]mnbn Ftmgpw \psS Imhmb tbip{InkvXphnsd ]nXmhmb ssZhnp kvtXm{Xw sNpp. (sImsemy 1:45)

AXpsImp R AXp tI\m apX \nġp thn CShnSmsX {]mnpp. \n ]q{]kmZnmbn Imhnp tbmKyamIpwhw \Sp, BnIamb kIe m\nepw hnthInepw Ahsd Cnsd ]cnm\wsImp \ndp htcWw Fpw kIe k{]hrnbnepw ^ew Imbnp ssZhspdnp ]cnm\n hftcWsapw kIe klnjvWsXpw ZoLapambn Ahsd alXznsd h`Xznp Hhw ]qintbmsS _estSWsapw hnipmp shfnnep AhIminmbn \s {]m]vXmcmpIbpw \s Ccpnsd A[nImcn \np hnSphnp Xsd kvt\lkzcq]\mb ]p{Xsd cmPynemn shpIbpw sNbvX ]nXmhnp ktmjtmsS kvtXm{Xw sNphcmtIWw Fpw At]npp. (sImsemy 1:913)

hnip ]utemkns sImsemyp thnbp Hcp {]m\bmWv Cu teJ\n ]cnNnnphm B{KlnpXv. Cu {]m\bvpw teJ\n\pw Hcp ]meapv. sImsey, ethmZnIy, lnbcsmen BZnbmb efn hnip ]utemknt\msSmw t{]jnXthe sNbvX sImseybnse Hcp hnizmknbmbncpp F{^mkv. kl`rXy, hnip ip{iqjI, tbip{InkvXphns Zmk, kl_ XpSnb hntijWfmWv hnip ]utemkv Xs teJ\fn F{^mn\p \IpXv. B F{^mv tdmanse Imcm{Kln hv hnip ]utemkns\ Ip. Rm XShnembncpp, \n Fs hpIp F Imhns hN\w \ndthphm FXpt]mse Hcp ImcpWy {]h\w am{Xambncpn tdmanse Imcm{Kln InSncp ]utemkns\ ImWphm\p F{^mns Pbn ki\w. Fm B ki\n\v KuchIcamb asmcp eyhpw Dtiyhpw Dmbncpp. AXmbXv, sImsemy k`bnse Nne KpcpXcamb {]iv\ AtmkvXes\ AdnbnpIbpw, AXn\p \nhmcW amfpw \ntifpw BcmbpIbpIbpw sNpI FXmbncpp {]tXyIamb B Dtiyw. tdmabn Fnt F{^mkv Imcm{Kn hnip ]utemkns\ Iv hnhc [cnnp.

hnizmk kw_ambnpXmbncpp sImsemy k`bnse {]iv\. tbip{InkvXphns ssZhXztbpw ]qamb a\pjyXztbpw \ntj[npIbpw tNmZyw sNpIbpw sNp hn[n Nne hnizmk ssh]coXy k`bn ISpIqSnbncpp. Ccw hn]cotXm]tZifpsS {]Xn^e\ambn BNmc A\pjvTm\fnepw ap ]e Imcyfnepw Hss sXmb D]tZi ISpIqSn {]NcnsSphm CSbmbn. CXmbncpp sImsemybnse {]iv\w. Cu kwKXnIsfmw F{^mv Xs \ntbmK{]Imcw hnip ]utemkns\ Adnbnpp.

kzm`mhnIambn, km[mcW BfpI Cs\bp kmlNcyfn Ahsc imknphm\pw IpsSpphm\pw Hs Bbncnpasm HcpsSpXv. AtmkvXe AXp sNppsnepw AXv BZya sNpXv. BZyw Atlw AhcpsS Nne \Isf FSppImn mLnbmWv sNpXv. cp Imcy FSppImnsmmWv Atlw Ahsc A`n\npXv: HmatXv, {InkvXptbiphnep AhcpsS hnizmkw; cmatXv, kIe hnipmtcmSpap AhcpsS kvt\lw. AhcpsS Cu cp \Itfbpw Hmv AtmkvXe ssZhn\v kvtXm{Xw sNpp. A{]Imcw A`n\\nsbpw {]iwkbptSbpw Bb Hcp hmv Adnbn tijamWv ap Imcyfntep {]thinpXv. a\imkv{X]cambn F{X \ Hcp kao]\amWv AtmkvXe ChnsS \SnbncnpsXv HmpI.

atfmSmIs, kl{]hItcmSmIs, CShI P\tfmSmIs \mw CSs]tSXv Fs\, FpXns Hcp amXrIbmWv ]utemkv AtmkvXe ChnsS ImncpXv. Cs\bp kao]\neqsS F{X cqamb A`n{]mb `nX Dhcmbncpmepw ]ckv]c _lpam\tmsS Imcy tIġphm\pw hniIe\w sNphm\pap Hcp kmlNcyw krnsSpw. s]mSp\sh, \mw sXntep ISspIbpw hnainbpw sNbvXm AXv tIġphp Xnambn tXmpIbpw XpSp kw`mjWw AtcmNIambn XocpIbpw sNpw. aphcn \bpsS apIpf Asanepw Dsn AXns\ \mw AhKWnp IqSm. am{Xa AXn ktmjw {]ISnnpsImv \mw Ahsc BZcnbpw _lpam\nbpw sNWsap Hcp ]mTw BWv AtmkvXe \apv \IpXv.

AtmkvXe Fsmw ImcyġpthnbmWv {]mnpXv Fp \app Nnnmw. HmaXmbn, ssZhlnXw Fv Fv Adnbphm\p DġmgvNbvmbnmWv {]mnpXv. ]qamb m\hpw Bobamb Adnhpw e`nm am{Xta ssZhlnXspdnp DġmgvN e`nbpp, sImsemkybn {]Ncnncp hnizmk ssh]coXyns \nZm\w Ah m\n\v [Gnosis] sImSpncp AanX {]m[m\yambncpp. c e`npXv hnizmkw aqetam {]hn aqetam \mw Bnp m\ns Afh\pkcnmWv Fv Ah IcpXnbncpp. AXpsImv {InkvXphneqsSbq csb \nkmchcnpsImv m\neqsSbq cbvp {]m[m\yw \Ip Hcp {]hWXbpw ]Tnnepw Bbncpp sImsemkybn \ne \nncpXv.

XncphN\{]Imcw bYmamb m\w _unIambn \mw IsptXm BnptXm A, ]ntbm, AXv ssZhtmSp _ԯn \npw `nbn \npw Dcpncnbp HmWv. AXpsImmWv ]gb\nban m\nbmb itemtam ]dbpXv: "btlmh `n m\ns Bcw`w BIpp.', Fv. AXpsImv m\ns DdhnSw ssZhtmSp _amWv. Acnep Hcp m\spdnmWv AtmkvXe ChnsS {]Xn]mZnpXv. As\bp m\neqsSbmWv ssZhlnXw Fsp Xncndnbphm \mw {]m]vXcmIpXv. AXmWv `nPohnXns henb Hcp BhiyIX.

ssZhlnXw a\nemncpXn\p thnbmWv \mw {]mntXv. ssZhta, \ns Cw Rġp shfnsSpn XtcWsa. \ns lnXnepw hgnbnepw Rsf \StWsa. \ns lnXw Fsp a\nemn AXp {]mhnIamphm, \ns Ir] \tIWsa. \ns BtemN\bn Rsf ]cn]mentWsa. Chsbmw \mw {]mnptm XncplnXw Adnbm\p DġmgvNbpsS hmbmWv \s `cntXv.

Fm, \mw ]etmgpw {]mnptm ssZhlnXsasp BcmbpXn\p ]Icw \psS lnXw Fsp shfnsSppIbmWv sNpXv AXp ssZhw \SnpsImWw. CXv Fs CamWv; Fs XmcyamWv. AXp km[npXcWw Fp \ Atmv Bm]nbmWv. CXmWv ]ecpsSbpw {]m\bpsS kao]\w.

Fm Imhmb tbip{InkvXp ImWnpX amXrI FmWv? \nccw ]nXmhns lnXw FsdnbpI; AXp \ndthpI. AXmbncpp AhnSs PohnXns {]amWw. Blmcw a\pjy\p inbpw kwXr]vXnbpw Hs \IpXmWsm. Fm Imhv ]dbpp: Fs Ab Fs ]nXmhns Cw sNbvXv Ahs the XnIbvpXs{X Fs Blmcw. FmWv AXns Aw? Xs CltemI PohnXn inbpw kwXr]vXnbpw Hs e`npXv ]nXmhmb ssZhns lnXw \ndthpXneqsSbmWv. thZ\bpXpw ZpjvIcambXpamb HmWv. Fncpmepw, Fs Ca \ns Cw \Ss Fp ]dv ]nXmhn\v kqambpw kanp Hcp PohnXamWv Imhn\v DmbncpXv.

ssZhta Rtmtcmcppw \ns lnXhpw \ns BtemN\bpw RfpsS Hmtcm Imshbvnepw Hmtcm NphSp \onepw DmIWsa Fp \appw {]mnmw. ssZhns lnXw Isphm\p B{Klhpw {iahpw \psS PohnXn DmIppshn \psS PohnXw [\yambn Xocpw FpXn\p kwiban. "\ns lnXw t]mse Fs \nXyw \SoSWsa' Fp \mw ]mSpXv PohnXns Hcp A\p`hamocphm \app km[ntXmWv.

cmaXmbn AtmkvXe {]mnp hnjbw AhcpsS PohnXw ssZhn\p {]kmZIcambn Xocs FpXmWv. ssZhlnXw Fsp AdnXpsImp am{Xw Bbn. AXn\\pkcnv Pohnphm IqSn \app IgnbWw. m\w AXn Xs DsmpIbpw kam]nbpw sNp H. m\w \s k{]hnbntep \bnWw. Adnhpw {]hnbpw Xn s]mcpsSWw.

]coim kaqlnse DXcpw aXXovWX Dhcpamb BfpI Bbncpp. Ah aX ]nXmcmbncpp. ssZhlnXw Fsv Ahp \mbn Adnbmambncpp. ]gb\nban \ymb{]amWn IqSnbmWv ssZhlnXw shfnsp hncpXv. B \ymb{]amWw Ahp lrZnkvXambncpp. FgpXs \ymb{]amWhpw FgpXsSm \ymb{]amWhpw Ahp Adnbmambncpp. \ymb{]amWs hymJym\nphm\pw hniIe\w sNphm\pap ]mnXyw Ahpmbncpp. Fm Adnhpw {]hnbpw Xn s]mcpsncpn FXpsImmWv Imhv Ahsc hnainphm ImcWambXv.

\n AhcpsS hmp tIĸn Fm AhcpsS {]hnIsf A\pIcncpXp Xm\pw, FmWv Imhv Ahscn ]dbpXv. ssZhns Chpw BtemN\bpw Ahp Adnbmsanepw Ah AX\pkcnp {]hnpn FpXmbncpp AhcpsS henb t]mcmbva. Hcmġv ssZhimkv{Xhpw [imkv{Xhpw ap At\I imkv{Xfnepw {]mhoWyw Dv Fnepw AXp PohnXn {]mtbmKnIamphm\p Ignhnsn FmWv {]tbmP\w. AXpsImmWv ssZhlnXw Fsp Adnbphm\pw AXn {]Imcw ssZhn\p {]kmZIcamb PohnXw \bnphm\pw sImseybnse k`maġp kmyamIWta Fv ]utemkv AtmkvXe {]mnpXv.

Cu cp Imcyġpw Bhiyamb in e`nWta FXmbncpp AtmkvXes aqmas {]m\mhnjbw. {]mtbmKnI PohnXw hnPbIcamIWsan in BhiyamWv. ssZhns alXznsd h`Xznp Hhw ]qintbmsS _estSWsamWv AtmkvXe {]mnpXv. k inbnepw \n _ew {]m]ns FpXmWv Cu {]m\bpsS kmcmwiw. ssZhlnX{]Imcw \ {]hnphm\p Cmin, B{Klw, Bob XovWX, Dmlw, ZrV\nbw ChsbmsbmWv CXn hnhnpXv.

Imhmb tbip{InkvXp AtmkvXemsc Xs \ntbmKw GnpsImv temIntep AbpIbmbncpp. "Fs ]nXmhv Fs AbXpt]mse Rm\pw \nsf Abpp' Fp ]dpsImv, B ZuXy \nIWn\mbn Ahsc NpaXesSpnsmv Imhv Ahsc hnhn[ efntep Abp. Fm Imhv Ahsc AbXv shdpw ItmsS Bbncpn. AhcpsS ZuXy \nlWn\v Bhiyamb in \InsmmWv Imhv Ahsc AbXv. Ah AhcpsSta DuXn, AhtcmSp: ]cnipmmhns\ ssIsmhn Fp ]dp. (tbmlm 20:2122) C{]Imcw in {]m]nXpsImmWv temIns Atmfhpw sNv kphntijw Adnbnv Imhns ZuXyw \nlnphm Ahp IgnXv.

a\pjys in ]cnanXamWv. Bmhn Xmcyapv Fm PVw _elo\amIpp Fv AtmkvXe Xs kmnppv. AtmkvXe Fs^kqknse k`bvv FgpXnbtm ]dbpp \nfpsS AIs a\pjy intbmsS _ew {]m]ns Fv. AIs _ebw BWv Cv \mw A`napJoIcnpXv ]pds a\pjy BtcmKytmSpw intbmSpw Imp kqnsSphm \mw [mcmfw {i sNepmdpv. Fm AIs a\pjy in {]m]npXn {ibpw Xmcyhpw A{XIv \mw ImWnmdn.

AtmkvXes \memas {]m\m hnjbw Ah kl\hpw abpw {]m]nWw FXmbncpp. ktmjtmsS Fmw klnpXn\pw anpXn\pw D in \nfn DmIs. {]XnknIfpw {]iv\fpw Hs PohnXn t\cntSn hcpw. A{]XonXhpw BIkvanIfpamb ]e {]bmksfbpw \app t\cntSn htmw. AXp \psS hyn PohnXntem _ԧfntem Bbncnmw. Fm Fp hmepw AXp kl\tmsS t\cnSphm \app km[nWw. kl\w FpXv Hcp henb Christian virtue BWv. AXp ssZhns inbn am{Xsa \app e`yamIbpp. kl\n\v ChnsS D]tbmKnncnp {Kov hmv 'Hupomone' FmWv. To remain unmoved under heavy burden FmWv Cu hmpsImv hnhnpXv. henb Hcp `mcns Iogn IpepmsX CfImsX nXnsNpI FXmWv Cu hmpsImv AampXv.

tbip{InkvXp IXbpsS ]m\]m{Xw ]m\w sNbvXXmbn \mw hmbnppsm. ]utemkns PohnXnepw [mcmfw {]XnknIfpw IXIfpw \mw ImWppv. AsXmw klnphm\p in AtmkvXe\p e`np FpXv ssZhns Ir] AsXmn am{Xambncpp. "Fs Ir] \n\p aXn' F Imhns hmpIfmbncpp AtmkvXes\ kl\n\p iamnbXv. Zplambncnp, Zplambncnp kmlNcyfmbncpmepw A\p`hfmbncpmepw Zpcfmbncpmepw AXns\sbms klnphm\p AhmNyambncnp ssZhns in, _pntm am\pjnIambncnp assnepw [mcWItm \nNnphm\mIm B Hcp henb in BWv AtmkvXe \appmIpXn\pthn {]mnpXv.

Fs PohnXn kl\ntXmbncnp B henb in Cmbncppshn Fmbnocpambncppshv ]etmgpw Hmpt]mImdpv. ImcWw ZpcfpsS Hcp XncameXsbmWv Fs PohnXn BhnpsImv hnpXv. B kmlNcyfnsemsbpw ]nSnp\nphm kl\ns Bmhv [Spirit of endurance] F B inbmWv \bnXv FXv Rm Cu kabv IrXXtbmsS HmpIbmWv.

kl\tmSpIqSn Bhiyambncnp asmmWv a FpXv. 'Makroqumew' Fp {Kon ]dbp B hmv kl\tmSv tNv Bhiyambncnp Hcp kwKXnbmWv. abnmXpsImmWv PohnXn ]e {]iv\fpw DmIpXv. IpSpw_PohnXn ]etmgpw s]mepw Noepw Hs DmIpXv Hcmġpt]mepw Asanepw anphm\p k\nmXpsImmWv. ]e IpSpw_ {]iv\fpsSbpw \nZm\w CXpXsbmWv. At\ym\yw kaNnXtbmsS anphm\pw tXmpsImSpphm\pap kX {]ISampsan ]e {]iv\fpw \app \ojv{]bmkw ]cnlcnphm km[npw.

C{]Imcw e`yamb inbnepw Ir]bnepw B\w \nd kvtXm{Xw \nfpsS lrZbn\npw \npw Dbcs Fp ]dpsImmWv AtmkvXe Xs {]m\ kam]nnpXv. Fmw e`np Ignbptm \psS lrZbn \npw DbtcXv kvtXm{XamWv. \n kvXpXnbpw lmtesemmbpw Imsh Rm \ncpsX Fp ]dbphm\pw ]mSphm\pw \app kwKXnbmIWw. \ {]m\bn sNmpXpt]mse, Imesamsbnepw t\csamsbnepw R Poht\msS Ccnp Znhkfnsemsbnepw kvXpXnbpw _lpam\hpw alXzhpw ]pIgvNbpw CShnSmsX Itcphm Rsf tbmKycmtWsa FXmWv AtmkvXes {]m\bpsS kam]\nepw \mw ImWpXv. B A\p`hn Bbnocphm ssZhw \s klmbns. ssZhw \s A\p{Klns.

SEARCH: St. Peter, St. Paul, Apostles, Feast, Fr. T.J. Joshua, Orthodox Faith, Lent, Christian, Orthodox, Marthoma, Catholic, Gregorios, God, Kerala, Malayalam, Catholicos, Bible, Testamanet, Article, Parumala, Maramon, Basalios, Osthathios, Barnabas, Sunday, Memorial, Qurbana, Mass, Sacrament, Martyrs, Lord, Jesus, Christ, Roman, Jacobite, Antioch, Perunal, Feast, Blessing, Sabbath, Abraham, Jerusalem, Bethelhem, Nazareth, Jordan, Baptist, Family, Gospel, Epistle, Priest, Bishop, Syriac, Church, Cross, Sleeba, Liturgy, Deacon, Convention, Holy, Gregorios, Travalogue

[Original in Malayalam Voice. Transcribed and edited by Editor Dr. Rajan Mathew]
MORE ARTICLES AND SERMONS OF THE AUTHOR



Back Home Top
EmailEmail this Link to a Friend FeedbackSend Your Feedback
INDIAN CHRISTIAN WEB DIRECTORY [LINKS]
[ ECUMENICAL ] [ ORTHODOX ] [ MARTHOMA ] [ JACOBITE ] [ CATHOLIC ] [ CSI ] [ ORGANIZATIONS ] [ NEWS ] [ MALAYALAM ]
THE CHRISTIAN
LIGHT OF LIFE
PUBLISHED ON FIRST DAY OF EVERY MONTH