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MARCH 2009 ARTICLE - MALAYALAM
VOL:08 ISSUE:03

WHAT GOD HATH JOINED TOGETHER
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By REV. ABRAHAM ZACHARIAH, MARTHOMA CHURCH

IpSpw_ hyhIsfpdnp hfsc Kuchamb Nne D]tZifmWv hnip ]utemkvolm Cu thZhN\nIqSn \app \IpXv. AtmkvXes Fm teJ\ġpw {]tXyIamb Hcp LS\bpv. teJ\ns BZy`mK AhXmcnIbn tbip{InkvXphn ssZhw \apv Fp sNbvXp Fp {]Xn]mZnpp. {]kvXpX teJ\n AtmkvXe hnhcnp ssZhoI A\p{Kl C{]ImcamWv. tbip \app ]m]n \npw c \In. acWn\npw hosSpp \In. Zqccmb \s kao]cmn. th]mSns \SpphcpIsf CSnpIfp. Cs\ At\Iw Imcy ssZhw \app sNbvXXmbn BZys aqv Aymbfn hnhcnpp. C{]Imcw ssZhw ]eXpw sNbvXncns \mw ssZhn\v Fp sNWw?

IpSpw_s Hcp Organic relaionship BbnmWv AtmkvXe IWmpXv. CXv Hcp kwLS\m]camtbm bm{nIamtbm D Hcp _a. ]ckv]cw Hmbnocp Hcp Pohs _ambmWv AtmkvXe hntijnnpXv. k`bpsS LS\sb hnhcnp AtX ssien XsbmWv AtmkvXe IpSpw_s hnhcnm\pw D]tbmKnpXv. A\pw Abpw Ippfpw ssZhkvt\ln Hmbnocp Hcp kao]\amWv AtmkvXe kzoIcnpXv.

hoSv, Krlw, `h\w Chsb cp hyXykvXamb hmpIfmWv Cwojn D]tbmKnpXv. House and Home. House is made of hands, but the home is made of hearts. hoSns\ IpIfm Ddnptm `h\s DdnpXv _ԧfmemWv. hnhml_ԯnep Icm cp hynIfnsemXppn. Icmdn DsSpXv aqp hynIfnemWv. h[p, hc, ssZhw. IpSpw_n AZriyambn ssZhns kmnyapv. hnhmlw tZhmebn BinhZnptm ImnIs am\pjyIcf, ssZhns AZriy IcfmWv h[qhcmsc BinhZnpXv. ]mc AXn Hcp apJmncw am{Xambn {]hnpp.

ssZhs IqSmsX Hcp ]q {InkvXob IpSpw__w AkmyamWv. IpSpw_ns D]mXmhv Xs ssZhamsWv thZ]pkvXIw kmnpXp XsXmWv CXns ImcWw. temINcn{Xn BZyambn hnhml ip{iqj GZtXmnshv \SnbXpw BinhZnXpw ssZhamWv. a\pjys ZpxJns Ddh Isnb ssZhw, B ZpxJs {InbmIambn ]cnlcnsSphmthn Iqmbn \Inb ]mfnbmWv kv{Xo. As\ GZ\nshv Ahsc ]ckv]cw _nnv IpSpw_PohnXns Bcw`w IpdnXv ssZhamWv. AXp a\pjys Xocpam\{]Imcw DmbX. sshns Xocpam\ambncpp.

PVnIXmcyfpsS ]cnlmcn\v D]Icnm thn cp t] tNv krnp Hcp am\pjnI _a IpSpw__w. adnv ssZhw IqSn DsSp Hcp ssZhoI _ԯn \psS PVnI Bhiy IqSn \ndthdsSpIbmWv IpSpw_PohnXn \SpXv. AXpsImmWv, ssZhw IqntXns\ a\pjy th]ncncpXv Fp ]dbpXv. Hcp IpSpw_n\v A\nhmcyamb _amWv ssZhtmSp _hpw {]Xn_Xbpw. IpSpw__w ssZhm DunbpdnnpXmWv. IpSpw_ _ԯn ssZhns m\w \sSptmgmWv B _ԯn\v De XpXv.

]mmXy cmPyfn hnhmlw A[nIhpw \SpXv tImSXn apdnIfnshmWv. ]ecpw ]noSv ]nIfn NSpI \Smdpv. Fm As\bp ]p\ BtLmj ]etmgpw \SpXv AhcpsS Nne kz]v\fpw kfpw ]qoIcnsSpXn\p thnbmWv. AhnsS ssZhn\p m\w \Ipn. Fm ]mmXy ]mccyn hnhml _ԯnepw ip{iqjbnepw ssZhoI kmnyw A\nhmcyamWv.

_ԧfn Fns\mamWv \mw apXqw \IpsXXv hfsc {]m[m\yalnpXmWv. `uXnIImcyġmtWm PohnX aqeyġmtWm {]m[m\yw \IpXv FXv Cs ImeLnse henb tNmZyOnamWv. ssZhw tNp tbmPnn IpSpw_ġv ]e {]tXyIXIfpv.

  1. HmaXmbn ssZhoI_ap IpSpw_ġv hyamb Hcp ASnm\apv. It is an unshakable foundation. Cfm\mh Hcp ASnm\amWv AXv. Hcp euIoIinpw AXns\ XpSm kmya. Imhmb tbip{InkvXphns ]Tnne\pkcnv AXv ]mdta ]WnX hoSn\p kaamWv. hg sNmcnp \ZnI s]mn Imp ASnp B hont Asep; AXp ]mdta ASnm\apXmIbm hoWn.

  2. cmaXmbn, ssZhoI _ԯn \nesImp IpSpw_ ssZhoI aqeysf Imp kqnpp. XncphN\n A{]Imcap ]e IpSpw_sfbpw \mw Zinppv. skJcym]ptcmlnXsbpw Feois_nsbpw IpSpw_spdnv XncphN\n tcJsSpnbncnpXv C{]ImcamWv: Ccphcpw ssZhkn[nbn \oXnbpffhcpw Imhnsd kIe Iev]\Ifnepw \ymbfnepw Ipanmhcmbn \Sphcpw Bbncpp. AhcpsS PohnX A\p`h ssIp \ndXmbncppshnepw kmyap Hcp PohnX{Iaw Ah ]menncpp. AhcpsS \Sn IpanmsX PohnXns Xnm\p`hsf Gp hmtn hnpt]mepw kJcnbmhv {]m\ hnpIfncpn. a\ns\ XIp ZpcnX A\p`hntn hnpt]mepw {]m\mPohnXw apSmXncpXv kJcnbmhns IpSpw_w aqeysf Impkqnp IpSpw_w BbXpsImmbncpp.

    ZqX Aht\mSp ]dXp: skJcymth, `bstSm; \nsd {]m\p Dcambn. a\ns Acmffn \npw Ftmgpw ssZhtmSp A`bbmN\ XpSpsImsbncpm ssZhw B {]m\ tIġpp. Hcn Hcp kphntij tbmKn Hcp kv{Xo Fgpt\p \nv kmyw ]dp: AhcpsS `mhv aZy]m\n \npw tamNnX\mbn. Acw Hcp amn AhcpsS ]smsWv Rm B kv{XotbmSp tNmZnp, Ah ]dXv: Am, 17 hjambn Rm Atln amapmIpXn\pthn {]mnbmbncpp, FmWv. thsdmcn sNdpmcnbmb Hcp s]IpntbmSv PohnXw Fs\ t]mIpp Fv Rm A\zjnp. Ah ]dp: Am, R ]ncnbpIbmWv, Abmfpambn C\n Hnp t]mIm kmya. Rm AhtfmSp ImcWw A\zjnp. Ah adp]Sn ]dbpp: Abm Fs "FSo' Fp hnfnpp. As\ hnfnpXv F\nna. ]e {]mhiyw ]dnpw Abm Iqmpn. Cu cp kv{XoIsfn kmh[m\w Hp XmcXysSpn t\mq? IpSnpIqmSn `mcysb ASnpw sXdn]dpw Pohnp `mhn\pthn 17 \o hj atbmsS {]mn kv{Xo Hcp hiv, hnhmlw Ignv Nne amk am{Xw ]nnv, FSo Fp hnfnp ImcWm hnhmlw tamN\w tXSp asmcp kv{Xo adphiv. CXn GXp Xcn s]SpXmWv \psS IpSpw_PohnXsav \mw KuchtmsS Nnntnbncnpp.

  3. ssZhoIIpSpw_ns aqmas {]tXyIX B IpSpw_ns AmWn Asn B{ibw ssZhamsWpXmWv. ZmhoZns ko\ {]m\bn Atlw DcphnSpXv C{]ImcamWv: Iqcncp Xmgvhcbn IqSn \Smepw Rm Hcp A\hpw `bsSpIbn. ssZhn A[njvTnXamb Hcp IpSpw_ns ss[cyw ssZhamWv. Cu temIn Hcp Xcn Asn asmcp Xcn PohnXN{Ins GsXnepw Hcp ImeLn Iqcncp Xmgvhcbn IqSn ISpt]mtIn hnnnm IpSpw_ hncfambncnpw. kJcnbmhns IpSpw_w euInIambn Nnnptm {]XymibpsS Xcnt]mepw Cm IpSpw_ambncpp. ImcWw Genk_v anbmbncpp. IqSmsX C\nbpw Hcp IppmIm Hcp kmyXbpw Cm coXnbn Ah Ccphcpw {]mbn Ihnhcpambncpp. Fm kJcnbmhpw Genkt_pw PohnXns Xnamb bmYmyn aSppt]mbn, ]XdntmbXpan. AXn\p ImcWw, AhcpsS IpSpw_w ssZhn A[njvTnXambncpp FXpsImmWv.

  4. \memaXmbn, ssZhn AXnjvTnXamb IpSpw_ns {]tXyIX B IpSpw_nse _ԧ hnipambncnpw FXmWv. ]cnip\mb ssZhw Dsmp AkvXnXzw Ahnipambncnm kmya. Xs ]e teJ\fnepw hnip ]utemkv olm \s {]t_m[nnpXv \mw `uanItcm PVnItcm A FmWv. \mw PV{]Imcw Pohnphc, Bmhns\ A\pkcnv PohnphcmWv. \mw Bmhns\ A\pkcnv PohnphcmsWn \mw ]qcnnpXv {InkvXphns\bpw ]cnipmmhns CtbbpamWv. ssZhimkv{X hymJym\n, hnipw F hmp kqNnnpXv thXncnsXv [set apart] FmWv. thXncnshsc AdnbsSpXv temI{]Imca. a\pjy\v Hcnepw kzbw hnip\mIm kmya. AXpsImv IpSpw_w hnipamIpXv ssZhw kmnyw sImv am{XamWv.

    sIms Bebn Nphp ]gp NqfbntenSp Ccpv \ndnepw ap kz`mh hntijWfnepw B Nqfbnse I\epIsftmse Bbnocpp. CXpt]mse Xs ssZhkman]yn Ignbp a\pjy\pw IpSpw_hpw ssZhns hnipntbmSqw kz`mhtfmSpw XmZmysSpp. hnip Ipm\bn ]dbpXpt]mse ]nXmhpw ]p{X\pw ]cnip dqlmbpamsX thsd ]cnip C. AXpsImv a\pjys hnipn ssZhn \npw {]hlnsSpXmWv. {InkvXob IpSpw_w ssZhkmnyn IgnbpXv {]m\bnepsSbmWv.

  5. ASpXmbn, ssZhm[njvTnX IpSpw_nse \mbI ssZhamWv. IpSpw_nse Xocpam\ FSppXpw hchp NnehpI \nb{npXpw ssZhambncnWw. Ippfn hnizmkw DSseSppXv _pn]camb ]T\neqsSb, Nnbnepw BobXbnepw IqSnbp ]cn]me\neqsSbmWv. Ipp XnIpw amXm]nXmfpsS A\pImcnIfmsWv kkqvaw ]cntim[nm \app hyamIpw. amXm]nXm ]TnnpX Ipp A\pIcnpXv, {]XypX {]hnpXpw s]cpamdpXpamWv Ah AdnbmsXXs A\pIcnpXv. AXpsImv {InkvXob IpSpw_w A\pIcnsSmhp Hcp Ifcnbpw, ]mTmebpw sXmgnmebpamcnWw.

\psS IpSpw_n Asn `h\n tbiphn\p m\w FmWv? ssZhm m]ns, ssZhw BinZnp, ssZhs {]Zinnp Hcp m]\ambn {InkvXob IpSpw_ hnWw. ssan Btem Atlns hniyhnJymXamb Ay Amgns Nn{Xw hcbvpXn\v aqp hjw FSpp FmWv tcJsSpnbncnpXv. AXn\nsS ]ehpcp Atlw AXp Xncpn hcbvpIbpw amw hcppIbpw sNbvXncpp. Nn{Xw XmmenIambn ]qoIcntijw Xs {]K\mb Hcp kplrns\ ImWnv A`n{]mbw Bcmp. kplrv hfsct\cw B Nn{Xw hniIe\w sNbvX tijw BtetbmSp ]dp: "Nn{Xn Imhns ssInencnp ]m\]m{Xw AXnat\mlcambncnpp.' s]mSps\, ssan Btem Xs {_jpw ajnbpsaSpv B Nn{Xnse ]m\]m{Xw ambnpIfp. kplrv sRntmbn. ssanfns {]hn Iv ApXs kplrv tNmZnp: "\n Fp hnnamWv sNpXv Nn{Xnse AXnat\mlcamb B `mKw Fn\mWv XpSp amnbXv?' ssan C{]ImcamWv B kplrn\p adp]Sn \InbXv:' "{InkvXphnt\m at\mlcambsXmpw B Nn{Xn\v Bhiyan.' kplrpsf! ssZhtm alXzambsXmpw \psS IpSpw_n\v Bhiyw C. BZyw Ahs \oXnbpw cmPyhpw A\zjnn, AtXmSpIqSn Fmw \nġp e`npw.

Cs ImeLn \psSsbms IpSpw_fn [mcmfw {]iv\fpv. AXns ImcWfmbn ImWp cp Imcy Fs IuknenwKv A\p`hn kqNnnphm B{Klnpp. AXn, Hv ]e IpSpw_sfbpw \inn IpSpw_ i{Xphmb aZy]m\amWv. `qXImenepw ham\ Imenepw `mhnImepw [\]cambn kpiamb kmcns hn`mKamWv aZyhn]W\ hn`mKw. shSn, shSn ]ptcmKanp kmcns GI hn`mKamWv CXv. IpSpw_ns cmas \mitlXp A[mnIXbmWv. hnhmln\p appw, hnhmln\p ]pdpw, DmIp sseKnI _ԧ, ]Wns Zphybw, hynXzlXy, AkXyamb Btcm]W Chsbmw IpSpw_s \innp A[mnIXbmWv.

Cv ]ecptSbpw lrZb iq\yamWv. At\Iw kplrpI Dsnepw Hp a\pXpdp kwkmcnm Bcpan. \mw ]Ww hmcnqptmgpw karnI hnptmdpw B iq\yX Gdn Gdn hcpp. GImXbpsS Cu ]ncnapdpw hnv hnv ]ecpw am\nI kwL\fntepw Nnetm AXv BlXybntept]mepw hgpXnhogsSpp. ku`mKyfpsS \Sphn Cv a\pjy AcnX A\p`hnpp. cpXcnep _ԧfmWv {InkvXob _ԯn DsmpXv. HmatXv ssZhhpw \mapambnp _w; cmatXv \mapw a\pjycpambnp _w. Cv ]e IpSpw_fpw XIcpXv cmas Xcnep _ԯns DenenemWv. \psS kmaqlnI_ԧsfpdnv tbip hnhnpXv \mw kaqls ]pfnnp ]pfnamhv BbncnWsamWv.

hnhmlw Hcp IqZmibmWv. AZriyamb ssZhIr] {]kcnsSp eamWv IpSpw_w. ssZhm BinZns IpSpw_n Ahniptam AkmnItam Bb Hpw A\ptbmPya. ssZhhpambp _ԯn Pohnm \mw XmcysSptm \psS a\ns iq\yX ZqcoIcnsSpp. kmbn kaqln\npw Hs Hcp hynbmbncpp. Fm tbiphns kmnya\p`hntm Ahs iq\yX \on. Ahs IpSpw_w cbvp tbmKycmbn.

[Message delivered at Mid-Travancore Orthodox Convention 2008, Makkamkunnu, Pathanamthitta
Reported by: P.T. Mathew & E.S. George, Prakkanam]


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