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MAY 2008 ARTICLE - MALAYALAM
VOL:07 ISSUE:05

RETURN TO GOD
ssZhntep aSnhcnI

By REV. FR. MOHAN V. GEORGE

"Fsd ASptep aSnhcphn; Rm \nfpsS ASptepw aSnhcpw Fp ssk\yfpsS btlmh Acpfnspp.' (aemJn 3:7)

Cu hjs ayXncphnXmwIq kphntij tLmjWns Nnmhnjbambn XncsSpncnp Cu ssZhhN\w ImenI{]m[m\ytadnbXpw, AXoht{ijvThpw alXzIchpamWv. ssZhkn[nbn\npw AIp amdntmIp Hcp P\XXnsb t\mn ssZhw {]hmNI\n IqSn Acpfnsp, bmsXmcp D]m[nIfpw IqSmsXbp Blzm\amWnXv.

alXzaphh\mb sbim{]hmNIs ]pkvXIw kaqew \mw ]cntim[nptm ssZhn\p a\pjyt\mSp kvt\lns ]mcayn Xs `mhhpw ssienbpw ssZhw hyXymksSppXmbn \mw a\nempp. {]hN\ ]pkvXIns BZy`mKp \mw ImWpp: "\n ssIaeptm Rm Fsd Ip asdp Ifbpw; \n F{XXt {]m\Ignmepw Rm tIġbn; \nfpsS ssI cwsImp \ndncnpp.' (sbimhp 1:15) Fm {]hN\ns Ahkm\ `mKtp ISptm ssZhns hyXykvXamb hN\w \mw ImWpp: "A BizknnpXpt]mse Rm \nsf Bizknnpw; \n sbcpitean Bizmkw {]m]npw. AXp Inp \nfpsS lrZbw ktmjnpw; \nfpsS AnI Cfppt]mse Xsgpw; btlmhbpsS ssI Xsd Zmkmp shfnsSpw; i{XptfmtSm Ah t{Im[w ImWnpw.' (sbimhp 66:1314)

alXzaphh\mb bnscaymhns ]pkvInepw CtX ssien XsbmWv \app shfnhmIpXv. AhnsS \mw hmbnpp: "bn{kmtbte, \o a\wXncnbpsan Fsd ASptep aSn hpsImI Fp btlmhbpsS AcpfmSp; \nsd thn{Klsf Fsd apn \np \onfbpsan \o Aep \Stn hcnIbn.' (bnscaymhp 4:1) hyhIsfmpw IqSmsX a\w Xncnbphm\pw ssZhntep aSnhcphm\pw ssZhw B{Klnp. BcntemWv \mw aStXv, FpsImmWv \mw aSntmtIXv? \psS NnIsf Xncnt cp {][m\ tNmZyfmWv. aemJn ]pkvXIn hfsc hyambn {]t_m[nnpXv ssZhntev hcWsamWv. ]gb\nban ssZhw A{]m]y\pw Zqc\pw kv]inm Ignbmh\pambnmWv \mw a\nemnbnpXv. ssZhw BcmsWp ssZhw Xs ]pdmSv ]pkvXIn kmnpp. "AXn\p ssZhw tamsitbmSp: Rm BIph Rm BIpp; Rm BIpp Fpffh Fs \nfpsS ASp Abncnpp Fns\ \o bn{kmtbatfmSp ]dtbWw Fp Iev]np.' (]pdmSp 3:14) BsctbmSpw XmcXaysSpphm Ignbm, BtcmSpw DZmlcnphm Ignbm, A\p]a\pw AZznXob\pw AXpey\pw Bb Hcp hynXzambnmWv \mw ChnsS ssZhs ImWpXv.

ssZhns ]p{X\mb tbip{InkvXp hnip tbmlms kphntijn Xm BcmIppshv Ggp {]mhiyw kmZriyfmbn ]dbpp. Rm hmXn BIpp: Rm apncnhn BIpp: Rm hgnbpw, kXyhpw, Poh\pw BIpp: Rm Pohs Aw BIpp: ]gb\nban A{]m]y\mbncp ssZhw ]pXnb\nban kao]\mbn \apv A\p`hsSpp. tbip F\nv BcmWv? \psS kzImcy PohnXn tbiphn\p m\w FmWv?

B[p\nI BtKmfhcnX temIn tbiphns\ ]ecpw ]e coXnbnemWv \nNnpXv. Nne ]dbpp: tbip Hcp \thmm\I\msWv: A Reformist. Nne A`n{]mbsSpXv tbip Hcp kmaqlnI ]cnjvImhmsWmWv: a Social Reformist. Nne ]dbpp, tbip Hcp hnhImcnbmsWv: a Revolutionist. Npcpn Cs temIw Hcp hymhkmbnI {InkvXphns\bmWv {]Xn^ennpXv. \psS `uXoI Bhiy \ndthm ]mIn NnsSpnb Hcp ssZhw. Fm, ]uckvXy k`bpsS ]nXmm tbiphns\ As\b IcpXnbncpXv.

ssZhw Bcm[nstShs\pw kvXpXnstShs\pamWv ]nXmm \s ]TnnncnpXv. Fs krmhpw ]cn]meIs\pap \nebnemWv ssZhns AlXbpw a\pjys ISabpw. Cu ISa ssZhn\npw {]m]nnp A\p{KlfpsS {]Xn^e\ hnImca. kphntij{]kwK thZnI hnizmk]T\ns tIZmcfmbn amdWw. ^nenns ssIkcybnshv tbip injymtcmSp tNmZnpp; "P\ Fs Bscp ]dbpp?' ]e Xcnep Dc tItijw tbip AhtcmSp tNmZnp; "\n Fs Bscp ]dbpp?' Cu tNmZyn\v Dcw InphbmbncnWw \psS X]\fpw A\pXm]fpw.

tbip \apv BcmsWv tbip Xs \apv shfnsSpncppv. temIn Bcpw ]dnnm Hcp hmNIamWXv. "Rm \ntfmSp Iev]npXp sNbvXm \n Fsd kvt\lnXm Xt.' (tbmlm 15:14) ssZhw a\pjys kvt\lnX\mbnocp A\p`hw; AXmWv Imhmb tbip{InkvXp temIn\p \Inb Ghpw henb kw`mh\. ssZhns A\mZiyhpw \nkvXpehpamb kvt\lns `mh hnXdnhogp A\p`hamWnXv. ko\mc\mb ZmhoZv CXv A\p`hndnncpp. "btlmhbpsS kJnXzw Xsd `mp DmIpw; Ah Xsd \nbaw Ahsc Adnbnpp.' (ko\ 25:14) alXzaph\mb sbim{]hmNIs ]pkvXIn A{_lmans\ ]cnNbsSppXv ssZhns kvt\lnXmbnmWv. "\otbm, Fsd Zmk\mb bn{kmtbte, Rm XncsSp bmtmt_, Fsd kvt\lnX\mb A{_mlmansd kXntb, \o Fsd Zmk' (sbimhp 41:8)

Fmhtcbpw Xs kvt\l{]]ntep aSnhnfnp ssZhw Xpcm, Xn \npw AIpt]mb Fm krntbbpw Xs kvt\lns aqmhntev XncnsI hcpphm B{Klnpp. ssZhns B kvt\lns ]mcayns Bgw \app t_myamIptmgmWv Xncnphchns kuIpamcyX \apv A\p`hsSpXv.

FmWv tbiphns kvt\lns {]tXyIX? HmaXmbn, kvt\lnsSphm AlXbnmhsc kvt\lnp kvt\lamWv tbiphns kvt\lw. Jesus love the unlovable. AXpsImmWv sbimhns ]pkvXIn tbiphns\n {]hNnp ]dbpXv: FfnbhtcmSp kZzam\w tLmjnm btlmh Fs A`ntjIw sNbvXncnsImp btlmhbmb Imhnsd Bmhp Fsdta Ccnpp; lrZbw XIhsc apdnsIphm\pw, XShpImp hnSpXepw _mp kzmX{yhpw Adnbnm\pw, btlmhbpsS {]kmZhjhpw \psS ssZhnsd {]XnImcZnhkhpw {]knamphm\pw, Zp:JnXmscsbmsbpw Bizknnm\pw, kotbm\nse Zp:JnXmp shodnp ]Icw Aemcamebpw Zp:Jnp ]Icw B\ssXehpw hnja\np ]Icw kvXpXn F taemSbpw sImSpm\pw Ah Fs Abncnpp; (sbimhp 61:13) AlXbnmhsc kvt\lnphm\mbn Imhmb tbip{InkvXp Cu temIntep hp.

tbip{InkvXphns P\\w apX Xs AXs\bmbncpp. hfqdnm, AhKWns {]Xefn {]XoI ]qhWnbptm ssZhhpw kzhpw ktmjnpp. a\pjys Xncnphchns\ a\pXpdv AwKoIcnp Hcp ssZhw. t_Zetlan XpSn \ktdnepw, Ahkm\ambn Imhdnbnepw CtX kvt\lns ]mcayamWv \mw ZinpXv. hnip eqtmkv C{]Imcw kmnpp: XetbmSnSw F ep Fnbtm Ah AhnsS Ahs\bpw Zpjv{]hrnmscbpw, Hcps\ hepw Hcps\ CSpambn, {Iqinp. (epsmkv 23:33) This is an anti-traditional picture. ]mccyn\pw Ncn{Xn\pw ImenI kwkvImcġpw FXncmb Hcp Nn{XamWv Imhdnbn \mw ImWpXv. kvXpXn]mSIcpsS asy \np ssZhs Ipioenv a\nepdnhv Zpjv{]hnmcmb cp ImcpsS asy InSp {InkvXphns\ AwKoIcnphm \ymbambpw kmya. kvt\lnsSphm AlXbnm a\pjycminsb kvt\lnq henb kvt\lns {]XoIamWv B Imhdnbnse ImgvN.

PohnXn X\nmbn hncpp \Im km[nmXncp Fmhpw AhnSpv kvt\lhncpv \In. {]K`p apKW\ \Ip ]]mX]camb kvt\lamWv temIw km\npXv. Fm {InkvXphns kvt\lhpw ]]mX]camWv. ]s, AXv AhKWnsSphp apKW\ \Ip kvt\lamsWp am{Xw. Ipdhphcn \ndhp \IpXmWv ssZhoIkvt\lns amkvacnIX. a\pjy \nmlb\mIp Ahkcfn ssZhkvt\lw [mcmfambn _lnanpp. CXmWv Im\mhnse IeymWhncpn \app a\nemIpXv. hncpphmgnbpsS {IaoIcWpdhpsImtm, hnfpImcs A{isImtm, hncppImcpsS A\uNnXyw sImtm, ImcWsapamIs, A\ntj[yambXv A]cym]vXambtmgp \nlmbXbnepw \ncm{iXbnepw kuJynsbpw klmbnsbpw tIZmcambn tbip ISphcpp.

a\pjy\p ]nSnp\nm km[nm Hcp AhbmWv GImX. ]ecpw GImXsb AXnPohnm km[nmsX BlXyp t{]cnXcmIpp. Fm GImXbn kJnXzw \Iph\mWv Imhmb tbip{InkvXp. AXpsImmWv Bmhn Zcn{Zcmbh `mKyhmm Fp Xs Kncn{]`mjWn tbip{InkvXp Blzm\w sNpXv. kzcmPyw AhpXmWv. Bmhn Zcn{Z\mb a\pjy \nlmb\mWv. knKvZXznsbpw A\nnXXznsbpw AhI \nlmbXbpsS AhkcfmWv. Fm a\pjys \nlmbXbn {]hnp Hcp ssZhapsv Imhmb tbip{InkvXp \s ]Tnnpp. Man's extremity is God's oppertunity. a\pjy{]bXv\fpsS ASnbdhnemWv ssZhns Ahkcġv XpSw IpdnpXv.

a\pjys \nlmb Ahsb \mw kzbw a\nemn a\pjys Xncnphchn\pthn atbmsS Imncnp ssZhntev \apv Hp aSntmbnqsS? km[p sImqp D]tZin, km[p kpknwKv apXembh As\ ssZhntep aSntmbhcmWv. ssZhkvt\lns Dujvaf`qan Ah Isn, ZrV\nbtmSpw B\ndthmSpw IqSn ktmjtmsS Ah AhntSp aSntmbn. a\pjys \nlmbX Fsp hyambn a\nemm km[nXpsImmWv sImqv D]tZinv C{]Imcw ]mSphm km[nXv:

Bcpw klmbansmhcpw ]mcn
Ipw ImWmsXbpw t]mIph
Fmse\nsmcp klmbI hm\n
DsdnXnepmkta!

A\pabpw hoSpw [\fpw
hkvXpkpJfpw Imhs{X
ss]X{]mbw apXnthscsbs
t]mnpenb ssZhw aXn.

Fs Csebpw Cpw \msfbpw t]mnpep B kvt\lns ]mhntep Hcp aSbm{X. \psS hnIrXnIfpw hnIeXIfpw a\nemnbnpw \s kvt\lnp tbip. F\np e`n kvt\lhmeytfmSv Rm {]XnIcnmXncpnpw tbip Fs kvt\lnpp. AXpsImmWv sbim {]hmNI C{]Imcw DZvtLmjnXv: CXm, ssZhw Fsd c; btlmhbmb bmlv Fsd _ehpw Fsd KoXhpw BbncnsImpw Ah Fsd cbmbnoncnsImpw Rm `bsSmsX B{ibnpw. (sbimhp 12:2) tbiphns kvt\lw Dujc`qanbn Pohnp BfpIsf Dujvaf`qanbntep ssI]nSnpbpp.

cmaXmbn, Fm kmlNcyfnepw ssZhw \s kvt\lnpp. kmlNcyġ\pkcWambXpw Bt]nIhpw Bb Hcp kvt\lssien temIw {]ISamptm tbiphns kvt\lw Ahkcġpw ]cnXnXnIġpw AXoXamWv. AXpsImmWv hopw sbim{]hmNI ]dbpXv: `bstSm, Rm \ns hosSpncnpp; Rm \ns t]sNmn hnfnncnpp; \o F\npffh Xt. \o shffnIqSn ISptm Rm \ntmSpIqSn Ccnpw; \o \ZnIfnIqSn ISptm Ah \nsd aosX IhnIbn; \o XobnIqSn \Sm shpt]mIbn; AnPzme \ns Zlnnbpan. \nsd ssZhhpw bn{kmtbensd ]cnip\pamb btlmh F Rm \nsd cI. \o F\np hnetbdnbh\pw am\y\pw Bbn Rm \ns kvt\lnncnbm Rm \n\p ]Icw a\pjyscbpw \nsd Pohp ]Icw PmXnIsfbpw sImSppp. (sbimhp 43:14) tbiphns B kvt\l{]]n Pohn hnip tbmlm olm ]dbpp: Ah \psS ]m]ġp {]mbnw BIpp; \ptSXnp am{Xw A, k temInsd ]m]npw Xt. (1 tbmlm 2:2)

God's love is neither shortlasting nor longlasting, but it is everlasting. Aenpt]mIpXn\pw XIpt]mIpXn\pw kmyXbp kmlNcyfn ssZhw \s Impp, \appthn IcpXpp. ko\mc AXp a\nemnbncpp. ss[cytmSpw BhnizmktmSpwIqSn ZmhoZp ]dbpp: Iqcncp XmgvhcbnIqSn \Smepw Rm Hcp A\hpw `bsSpIbn. CtX ss[cyamWv ]mpImcs\ C{]Imcw ]mSphm t{]cnnXv:

acW\ngen Xmgvhcbn
icWamsb\ntiphpv
Icfenpsh ssII]nSnp
Xmn\Spsaywhsc.

aqmaXmbn, Xs {]mWXymKtmfw tbip \s kvt\lnp. kvt\lnXmp thn Pohs\ sImSppXnepw A[nIap kvt\lw Bpw C. Xs icocw hmgvn apdnpsImSpp sImmWv tbip Xs kvt\lns {]XoImXsb {]ISamnbXv. aqp Znkn\ptijw B kvt\lw Imhdnbn AXns ]mcayXbntep {]hlnp. tbmlmolm B kvt\ls Cs\ hnhcnpp: Ah \app thn Xsd {]mWs\ shpsImSpXn\m \mw kvt\lw Fp Fp Adnncnpp; \mapw ktlmZcmp thn {]mWs\ shp sImSptXmIpp. (1 tbmlm 3:16) To live is to love and love is to get worn out. PohnpI Fm kvt\lnpI FmWv, kvt\lnpI Fm PonpI Fpw. hnip ]utemkv Cu kvt\lw A\p`hndnncpp. Rm {InkvXphnt\mSp IqsS {Iqinsncnpp; C\n PohnpXp Rm\ {InkvXpht{X Fn Pohnpp; Ctm Rm PUn PohnptXm Fs kvt\lnp F\np thn Xsm Gev]npsImSp ssZh]p{Xep hnizmkmet{X PohnpXp. (KemXy 2:20) CXmbncpp iuens ]utemkntep aSbm{XbpsS ASnd.

tbiphns kvt\lntep Fs\ \app aSm km[npw? kvt\lns AsmkvXe\mb tbmlm ]dp: Ahsd Iev]\tbm, Ahsd ]p{X\mb tbip{InkvXphnsd \man \mw hnizknbpw Ah \app Iev]\ XXpt]mse At\ym\yw kvt\lnbpw thWw FpXp Xt. (1 tbmlm 3:23) Demands should be fulfilled for contemplating the desire. tbiphns\ \mw kvt\lnppshn HmaXmbn Ah\n \mw hnizknWw, cmaXmbn, Ahs I\Isf {]amWnWw. \psS Bkn tbiphnt\mSmbncnWw. tbiphnt\mSp \psS kvt\lw ampapXnt\mfpw, amtcmSpw DXnt\mfpw, atXnt\mSpw DXnt\mfpw A[nIambncnWw. AXpsImmWv tbip ]t{Xmknt\mSp, "tbmlmsd aI\mb iotamt\, \o Chcn A[nIambn Fs kvt\lnppthm?' Fp aqp {]mhiyw tNmZnXv.

tbip{InkvXphpambn Hcp kzImcy _w Dmphm \app km[npsan \mw `mKyaphcmbnocpp. Cu Bgtadnb B_ԯns {]Xn^e\amWv l_qv {]hmNIs {]hN\fn \mw ImWpXv. An hrw XfnmXncpmepw, apncnhnbn A\p`hw DmImXncpmepw, Henhpacnsd {]bXv\w \njv^eambntmbmepw \ne Blmcw hnfbnmXncpmepw, BnIqw sXmgpn \np \inpt]mbmepw tKmimeIfn IpImen CmXmbmepw Rm btlmhbn B\npw; Fsd cbpsS ssZhn tLmjnpknpw. btlmhbmb Imhp Fsd _ew BIpp; Ah Fsd Im t]Sam Im t]mse Bpp; DXnIfnt Fs \Spamdmpp. (l_pIv 3:1719)

Fmw \ambntmbmepw Fs IcpXphm\p Hcp ssZhw Dv FpXmWv ssZhtmSv \app hyn_hpw hnt[bhpw. ko\mcs A\p`hw {inpI. "btlmh, Xs hnfnt]np Ghpw, kXyambn Xs hnfnt]np Ghpw kao]\mIpp. Xsd `mcpsS B{Klw Ah km[nnpw; AhcpsS \nehnfn tIp Ahsc cnpw. btlmh Xs kvt\lnp Ghscbpw ]cn]menpp. (ko\ 145:1820)

{InkvXphns kvt\lntep \app aSbm{X sNmw. kvt\lnphm AlXbnmhsc kvt\lnpsImv, Fm kmlNcyfnepw \s kvt\lnpsImv, Xs {]mWs\ \appthn Xcphm am{Xw \s kvt\ln tbiphns kvt\l{]]ntev \app aSntmImw.

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