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JANUARY 2011 ARTICLE - MALAYALAM
VOL:10 ISSUE:01

TWO WORDS PRAYER OF ST. PAUL : MARANATHA
hnip ]utemkns Zzn]Z {]m\ : amdm\m

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

hnip ]utemkv AtmkvXes teJ\fn NnXdnnSp Atlns ]e {]m\Ifpw ]e teJ\fnembn \ ]cnNn\w sNbvXp. Ahbn Ghpw kpZoLambXv Ft^ky teJ\nse Hcp {]m\bmbncpp. Cu teJ\n \mw ]cmainpXv AtmkvXes Ghpw lrkzamb Hcp {]m\bmWv. Cu {]m\bvv ]e khntijXIfpw Dv. Cu {]m\bn AtmkvXe cp hmpI am{Xsa D]tbmKnnpp. Acab `mjbnemWv AtmkvXe Cu {]m\ sNmnbncnpXv. ]utemkv IsgpXnbXv {Kop `mjbnemWv. teJ\ns BZna hmb\mcpw {Kop `mj kwkmcnphcmbncpp; Acab `mj kwkmcnphcmbncpp. A{]Imcw, {Kop `mjbn {Kop hmb\mp thn FgpXnb Hcp InemWv Acab `mjbnep Cu {]\ \mw ImWpXv. 1 sImcny 16mw Aymbw 22mw hmIynemWv Cu {]m\ tcJsSpnbnpXv. B {]m\ C{]ImcamWv: "amdm\m' [Maranatha] CXns Aw: Imth htcWta. [Come Lord]

Cu {]m\, Hcp ]s, AtmkvXe DcnpIbmbncpp. {InkvXob k` Bcw`nXv Acab `mj kwkmcnncp tbcpiteanemWv. tbip{InkvXphpw AtmkvXemcpw kwkmcnncp `mjbpw kpdnbm\ntbmSv kman]yap Acab `mjbmbncpp. tbcpiteanse k`bn hnizmknI D]tbmKnpsImncp Hcp {]m\ Bbncpp "amdm\m' FXv. "RfpsS Imth thKw htcWta!' Ftmgpw Ftmgpw Dcphnncp Hcp {]m\bmbXpsImv B {]\ Xs amw hcpmsXbpw `mjmcnmsXbpw ]utemkv AtmkvXe Xs teJ\n BhnpIbmWv sNpXv. AXpsImmWv thZ]pkvXIns Fm ]cn`mjIfnepw amdm\m F hmv hyXnbm\w hcpmsX \ne \nnbncnpXv.

Bible Society of India {]knoIcnncnp \app kp]cnNnXamb thZ]pkvXInse ]cn`mjbn \mw hmbnpXv, "Imth htcWta' F {]m\ cp]ne; "\psS Imhp hcpp' F {]Jym]\ cq]nemWv. Fm, Itmen ]cn`mjbnepw ap ]e ]cn`mjIfnepw, Hcp {]m\bmbnp XsbmWv AXns\ hnh\w sNbvXnpXv. AXv Hcp {]m\ XsbmWv FXv ]e ImcWfmepw kphyamWv. Imth htcWta F {]m\ asmcnSpw \mw ImWpXpsImv CXns\ tIhew Hcp {]Jym]\ambn ]cn`mjsSppXv icnb FmWv Fs ]w. {]m\m cq]nXs, Imth htcWta FXmbncnWw AXns icnbmb ]cn`mj. AXn\p Dt]mZv_eIambn ]dbphm\p asmcp Imcyw, Ghpw Ahkm\s ]pkvXIamb shfn]mSp ]pkvXIw Ahkm\ Aymbw Ahkm\ hmIyfn XncphN\w kam]npXv CtX {]m\tbmsSbmWv. "Bta, Imhmb tbipth, htcWta.' (shfnmSp 22:20) ChnsS tbipth F hmpIqSn Iqntncnpp F hyXymkw am{Xtabpp. Fm {]m\bpsS kmcmwiw HpXsbmWv.

AXpt]mse Xs, BZna k`bsS ssZ\wZn\ {]m\Ifn Dsmnncp Hcp {]m\bmWv amdm\m FXv. AXn\p ]e sXfnhpIfpw Dv. cmw \qmns Bcw`n cNns Hcp {][m\s IrXnbmWv Didache FXv. ]{v AtmkvXemcpsS {]t_m[\fmWv CXn DsmnnpXv. Teachings of twelve Apostles. A.D. 125 \p apv FgpXs Hcp IrXnbmbnmWv thZimkv{m CXns\ IWmnbnpXv. Hcp {]mamWnI {Kamb Didache Cp \app e`yamWv. AtmkvXenI ImeLnse k` F{]Imcambncpp? Bcm[m\m {Ia Fs\bmbncpp? A{]Imcw BZna k`bnse \S]Sn {Iafntep shfnw hoip ]e hnhcfpw Didache Dv. AXn tNncnp, Ipm\bvp]tbmKnp Hcp {]m\bn C{]Imcw \mw hmbnpp: "ZmhoZns ssZhn\p tlmi, hnipcmb Ghcpw hcs, As\bmh A\pX]ns, amdm\m.' ]utemkv AtmkvXe Xs teJ\n tNnp AtX {]m\ Xs Didache bnepw Dv. BZna AtmkvtXmenI k`bn hfsc A[nIw D]tbmKnpsImncp Hcp {]m\bmWv CXv.

hnip Ipm\bn hmkvXhn A\phnpXv tbcpiteanse amfnIbnshv m]n Ipm\bpsS Ign Imespdnp Hcp Xncnpt\mhpw, Imhns hchnse kzob taisb Imncnp `mhnbntep Hcp apt\mhpamWv. `qXImesbpw `mhnImesbpw _nnpsImv ham\ Imen \Sp Hcp A\pjvTm\amWv hnip Ipm\. A{]Imcap Ipm\bn AtmkvXenI ImeLw apX Cp hsc hnip k` {]mnp hcp Hcp {]m\bmWv, "Imth htcWta', FXv. CXv \mw Ahmbn Hmncnt Hcp kwKXnbmWv.

Cu lrkzamb {]m\sb \apv Hv A]{KY\w sNmw. CXn Dsmp cp hmpIfnqSnbmWv Cu {]m\bpsS Antep \app ISstXv. BZys hmv Imth F kwt_m[\bmWv. A[nIw {]m\Ifpw, ssZhta, Asn ]nXmth, Fp hnfnpsImmWv \mw XpSpXv. Fm ChnsS ]p{X Xpcm\mb Imhns\ hnfnpsImmWv XpSpXv. AXpsImv ]p{Xs ssZhXzspdnp cqVaqeamb hnizmkw Cu {]m\bn ASnbncnpp. tXmmolmbpsS "Fs Imhpw, Fs ssZhhpta' [My Lord and My God] F hnizmk {]Jym]\nepw CXp XsbmWv {]Xn^enpXv. AXv BZnak`bpsS hnizmkambncpp. AhcpsS Kpcphpw Imhpambncp tbip ssZhamsWv Ah hnizknncpp. tbiphns Ghpw hninjvTamb \maw Imhv [Lord] FpXmWv. Ghpw hninjvTamb \maw Ah\p \In Fv ^nennb teJ\n \mw hmbnppv. Fm \maġpw taemb \maw Ah\p \In. Cu temInsebpw At[mtemIntebpw Fm apgmepw aSp, Fm \mhpw Gp]dbp \maamWv Imhv FXv.

Jesus is Lord. tbip ImhmWv. CXmbncpp BZna k`bpsS Confession Asn hnizmk {]Jym]\w. Hcp Xcn ]dm BZna k`bpsS hnizmk{]amWambncpp AXv [Creed] Cp \mw sNmp \nJym hnizmk{]amWhpw AtmkvXenI hnizmk{]amWhpw Fmw ]nImepmbhbmWv. "BIbm ssZhmmhn kwkmcnph Bcpw tbip i]nsh Fp ]dIbn; ]cnipmmhn AmsX tbip Imhp Fp ]dhm Bpw IgnIbpan Fp Rm \nsf {Klnnpp.' (1 sImcny 12:3) AXpsImv tbiphns\ Cu {]m\bn "RfpsS Imth' Fp hnfnptm Ahs\ \psS PohnXns A[n]\pw, \psS PohnXns A[nImcnbpw, \psS PohnXns hn[mXmhpw, \psS PohnXns ]cn]meI\pw, Fmw Fmw, AhnSpmWv Fv Gp]dbpIbmWv sNpXv.

{]m\bnse cmas hnjbw "htcWta' FpXmWv. CXn hnhnpXv Imhns ]p\cmKa\amWv. Imhv hopw hcpw FXv k`bpsS hfsc {][m\s Hcp Nnmhnjbambncpp. Imhns hmpI Xsbmbncpp Cu hnizmkns B[mcw. "Atm a\pjy]p{X henb intbmSpw tXPtmSpw IqsS taLfn hcpXp Ah ImWpw. Ap Ah Xsd ZqXmsc Abp, Xsd hrXmsc `qanbpsS AdpXnapX BIminsd AdpXnhscbpw \mep Znn\npw Iqntpw.' (asmkv 13:2627) Cu Imcyw Xs ambnbpsS kphntijnepw tcJsSpnbncnpp. "Atm a\pjy]p{Xsd ASbmfw BImip hnfpw; Ap `qanbnse kIe tKm{Xfpw {]e]npwsImp, a\pjy]p{X BIminse taLfnt almintbmSpw tXPtmSpw IqsS hcpXp ImWpw. Ah Xsd ZqXmsc alm Imlf[z\ntbmSpIqsS Abpw; Ah Ahsd hrXmsc BIminsd AdpXn apX AdpXnhscbpw \mep Znn\npw IqntNpw. (ambn 24:3031) eqtmkns kphntijn C{]Imcw ]dbpp: "Atm a\pjy]p{X intbmSpw almtXPtmSpw IqsS taLn hcpXp Ah ImWpw.' (epsmkv 21:27) {InkvXp acnp Dbsgptp FXp am{Xa, Poh\phscbpw acnhscbpw \ymbw hn[nm Ah hopw hcpw FXv k`bpsS Dd hnizmkambncpp.

AXp am{Xa, Imhv kzmtcmlWw sNp kabv injymscbpw Iqn Henhp aebntep t]mbn. Imhv taLfn A{]Xy\mb kabv injym \n\ntajcmbn BImintep Dpt\mptm sh \nebn [cn cp ZqXm AhnsS {]Xysp, Keoem]pcpjmtc, \n BImintep t\mn \npXp Fp? \nsf hnp kzmtcmlWw sNbvX Cu tbiphns\ kzntep t]mIph\mbn \n IXp t]mseXt Ah hopw hcpw Fp ]dp. A{]Imcw {InkvXp hopw hcpw F {]Jym]\w kzmtcmlW kabv amemJamcpw \In. Imhv Cu Imcyw hmKvZm\w sNbvXncpp. AhnSpv kzntev FSpsSpXn\p apmbn Imhv HpIqSn Ahsc Hmnnp. Ahkm\ambn amemJam AXv Bhnp {]Jym]np. Ap apX k` IqSnhcntmsgmsbpw, Xs euIoI ZuXyns ]qoIcWn\mbn AhnSpp hopw hcpsapw k`sb XtmSpIqSn tNpsapw D henb Hcp {]XymibmWv Ahsc `cnncpXv. AtmkvXem kphntij {]kwKw \Sptmsgmsbpw, {InkvXp Ia\p`hnv, acnv Dbsgptp kzntep Itcdn; AXn\p R kmnIfmIpp Fp am{Xa, AtXmsSmwXs, Imhv Xs henb alXzn hopw hcpsaXpw {]Jym]nncpp.

Imhns ]p\cmKa\spdnp {]Xymi k`bpsS hnizmkns Hcp {][m\ LSIambncpp. AXpsImmWv sXtem\nIym k`bn hnizmk]camb Nne Bibpg DmbXv. Imhv DSs\ hopw hcpsan ]nsn\mWv ap Imcyfnsems hym]cnpXv, Imhn\pthn ImncnpI am{Xta Bhiyapp, FXmbncpp NnecpsS NnmKXn. AtmkvXe AhcpsS NnmKXnsb XncppXmbn \mw ImWppv. "Imhnsd \m ASpncnpp Fp shp \n h Bmhn\mtem hN\mtem R FgpXn F `mhnep teJ\mtem kpt_m[w hnp thKn CfIpIbpw sRntmIbpacpXp.', Fv D]tZinpsImv Ahsc kphntijns apJy[mc {]h\fntep sImphcnIbmWv sNbvXXv.

Cpw k` Cu hnizmknepw {]XymibnepamWv \nesImpXv. "Poh\phscbpw acnhscbpw hn[nm Xs henb alXztmsS hcphm\ncnph\pamb tbipainlmbn R hnizknpp', FmWv \mw hnizmk{]amWn Bhnv GpsNmpXv? A{]Imcw Imhv AknKvZambn ]Tnnbpw, \mw AXv DcphnSpIbpw sNppsnepw, ]nmev, Imhns ]q\cmKa\spdnp Nn hnizmknIfpsS PohnXn\npw k`bpsS {]t_m[\fn \npw, GXmv, A{]XyambXpt]mse Bbncpp. AXns\nbp Nn, AXns\nbp {]Xymi, AXn\pthnbp Hcpw, AXntep XovWX, Chsbmsbpw antmbncpp. AXpsImmWv Ign \qmn, {]tXyInv ]mmXy k`bn, At\I Fgpt\v, XncphN\sf ]cntim[nnv Imhns hchv ASpncnpp, AXv AXnhnZqca F Hcp DWv {]Npcamphm kambXv. A{]Imcap {]m\ in {]m]nncpXmbn \apv ImWmw. As\bp {]m\fpsS BibsbmWv ]p\cmKa\ knmw [Adventist Movement] Fp ]dbpXv. Cu knms apdpsInSnp At\Iw k`m hn`mKfpv. AhcpsS {]kwKfnepw {]t_m[\fnepw Du sImSppXv Imhns cmas hchns\pdnmWv.

ham\ Imes DchmZnsm, ham\ PohnXns ISaIsfm, AhbpsS [mnI ISaIsf DundbpXns\m, A[nIambnv, hcphm\ncnp Imhns hchns\pdnp Nn hnizmk kaqlns a\n DWphm\pw, AX\pkcnv Ahsc Hcpphm Xhhpap {]bXv\amWv Cu \qX\ k`mhn`mKfn A[nIhpw \mw ImWpXv. Fm Hcp A]Pbhpw CXn \mw ImWppv. Cu k`mhn`mK ham\ Imens shphnfnIfpw {]iv\fpw kmaqlnI PohnXns koXIfpw Hs hnkvacnnv `mhnbntepam{Xw {i Xncnv ]Tnnpp FXv Hcp hiv; adphiv, ImtXmenI k`I, HmsmtUmIvkv k` DssS, hnizmknIfpsS ssZ\Zn\ NnIfn Imhns hchns\pdnp auenIamb Nn AhKWnsncnpp, FXpw {instS kwKXnbmWv. ham\ Imespdnpw bpKmy `mhnImespdnpw Hcp ka\zb NnmKXn Fm k`Iġpw DmbncnWw. Hv asmn\v ]qcIa.

Imhv InnpXpw Xncpshgpn ]dnpXpamb Fm {]hN\fpw \ndthdnbnpv. XncphN\n ]dnp XncpP\\spdnv, ]ckyip{iqjsbpdnv, ]mSpIsfpdnv, {IqipacWspdnv, ]p\cpmcWspdnv, A{]Imcap Fm {]hN\fpw ]qnbmbncnpp. C\n Hp am{Xsa \ndthdphm _mnbpp. AXmWv AhnSps cmas hchv. amdm\m. AtmkvtXmenI k` BImwjtbmsS {]mnpsImv Imncpp. Fm Amev Imhv hn. ]nmev ]ecpw ]ecoXnbn {]hNnv lmenf krnnpv. Imhv temIn AhXcnnv cmbncw hj ]nnncnpp. Fm, Cpw AXv Dmbnn. Imhv Xs ]dnpXv, Imesfsbm kabsfsbm AdnbpXv a\pjy\pX. XtXmbncnp ]nXrhnNmcWbn, XtXmbncnp ]Xnbn DsSp ImcyfmWv Ah. Fm Hv kp\nnXamWv. AhnSpv hmKvZm\w sNbvXncnpXv \ndthpw FpXv.

Xs hchns Hcp kqN\ Imhv Xs \InbncnpXv \apv Hv {inmw. "cmPynsd Cu kphntijw kIe PmXnIġpw kmyambn `qtemIn Hsbpw {]kwKnsSpw; Atm Ahkm\w hcpw.' (ambn 24:14) Cu Blzm\a\pkcnv kphntijoIcWn\p Hcp kwcw`w k`bnepmtIXv AXymt]nXamWv. amdm\m F {]m\bn bYmambn \mw hnizknpp Fn Imhns hchns aptmSnbpw Hcphpamb kphntijoIcWhpw \mw {itbmSpw DmltmSpw GsSptXpv.

\psS ssZ\n\ PohnXn amdm\m, Imth htcWta F {]m\tbmSpIqSn Xs hchn\pthn {]XotbmsS t\mnmp Hcp A\p`hw XnIpw kwKXhpw {]tbmP\{]ZhpamWv. A\pZn\ PohnXn AhnSps kmnyhpw AhnSps \Snpw AhnSps Ir]bpw AhnSps inbpw \apv BhiyamWv. AXpsImv, bpKmyn am{Xa; Fs PohnXntev, Fs hyn]camb A\p`hntev, Fs IpSpw_ntev Imth htcWta! Come Lord Jesus! Imhmb tbipth htcWta! Cu {]m\bpsS A\p`hw \psS PohnXn kzmbXzamphm ssZhns ]cnipmmhv \s Ghtcbpw klmbns.

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