13. கிருபையும் பேரின்ப வாழ்வும்

13. fpUigAk; Nghpd;g tho;Tk;

Njt fpUigahdJ kdpjH fhl;Lk; ghpT> ,uf;fk; Mfpaitfistpl kpfTk; mjprakhdJ. Vnddpy; mJ rw;Wk; jFjpaw;w ghtpfSf;F mw;Gjkhd <Tfis mUSfpwJ. Njt fpUig mspf;Fk; Kbthd mUs;nfhilahfpa epj;jpa Nghpd;g tho;T Njt fpUigiag; Nghd;Nw khl;rpikAilaJ. flTspd; Kbthd Nehf;fk; ahnjdpy; ghtpfs; jk;Kld; epj;jpakhd Nghpd;g tho;it milaNtz;Lnkd;gNj. guNyhftho;T flTsJ ,Wjpahd fpUigapd; <Nt MFk;.

guNyhf ,d;gj;ijj; jpUkiw moFwr; rpj;jphpf;fpwJ. mJ RlH tPRk; nghw; fphPlq;fSk;> rpq;fhrdq;fSk; mlq;fpa XH xg;gw;w ,uh[;aj;ij ek; fz;Kd;itf;fpwJ. flTsJ kf;fSf;nfd itf;fg;gl;bUf;Fk; epj;jpa Rje;jpuj;ijf; Fwpj;J mJ vLj;Jiuf;fpwJ. epahaj;jPHg;gpy; flTspd; tyJ gf;fj;jpy; ,Ug;NghUf;F mUsg;gLk; epj;jpakhd Nghpd;gj;ijf; Fwpj;J tpghpf;fpwJ. tpRthfpfs; guNyhf tho;tpd; Nghpd;gj;jpd; Kd; Urpia ,g;G+TyfpNyNa mEgtpj;J kfpo;fpd;wdH. tpRthrk; ek;gg;gLfpwitfspd; cWjp vd tpsf;fg;gLfpwJ. (vgp.11:1). tpRthrp ,g;nghOJ epj;jpa tho;itg; ngw;wpUf;fpwhd;. tu ,Uf;Fk; kWik tho;tpd; kfpo;itr; rpy rkaq;fspy; kpf njspthf czuyhk;. MapDk; vy;yh Neuq;fspYk; kWikapd; kfpo;r;rp xustpy; kdjpy; ciwnfhz;bUf;fk;.

tpRthrpfsJ kWtho;tpd; Nghpd;gj;ij ,U epiyfshfg; gphpf;fyhk;. KjyhtJ epiy kuzj;Jf;Fg; gpd;dUk;> capHj;njOjYf;F Kd;dUk; Vw;gLtjhFk;. ,uz;lhtJ epiy capHj;njOjYk; epahaj;jPHg;Gk; epfo;e;j gpd;dH Vw;gLtjhFk;. ,t;tpU epiyfisAk; Fwpj;J <z;L rw;W Muha;Nthk;:

  1. tpRthrp xUtuJ Md;kh mtH kuzKw;wTlNdNa kfpikf;Fs; gpuNtrpf;fpwJ. vdNt tpRthrpapd; kuzkhdJ mtUf;F 'MrPHthjkhfNt mikfpwJ"> 'vy;yhk; cq;fSilaNj.....[PtdhdhYk; kuzkhdhYk;..." vd gTy; $WfpwhH (1.nfhhp.3:21-22). kfpikapd; thry; kuzNk. ',t;Tliy tpl;Lf;FbngaHe;J Mz;lthpd; tPl;by; FbGf Ntz;Lnkd;gNj ekJ Nguhty; vd gTy; mg;Ngh];jyDk; $Wfpwhuy;yth? (2.nfhhp 5:8). jk;NkhL rpYitapy; miwag;gl;L khpf;Fk; jWthapypUe;j fs;sdplk; ekJ ,ul;rfH ',d;iwf;F eP vd;DlNd$l gujP]papypUg;gha;" vdf; $wpajhy; mtd; kuzkile;jTlNdNa gujP]pd; ,d;gj;ij mEgtpg;ghd; vd mOj thf;F mUspdhud;Nwh?

rfytpj Jd;gq;fspypUe;Jk; njhy;iyfspypUe;Jk; tpLgl;ltHfshf epj;jpaj;jpw;Fs; gpuNtrpj;j ghpRj;jthd;fs; fpwp];JTld; Nghpd;gj;ij mEgtpj;Jf;nfhz;bUf;fpd;wdH. fpwp];JtpDila kfpikAk; G+uzKk; tHzpf;f ,ayh moFld; RlHtpl;Lg; gpufhrpg;gij mtHfs; fz;L fsp$Wfpd;wdH. Kd;dH mitfis mtHfs; kq;fyhfNt ghHj;jdH. mtHfis me;j cd;dj epiyf;Ff; nfhz;Lte;j Njt fpUigNa ed;wpg;ngUf;Fld; Nghw;wp tzq;Ffpd;wdH. kfpik epiwe;j Mz;ltH mtHfSlNd kfpo;r;rpg; ngUf;Fld; cwthbf;nfhz;bUf;fpwhH. mtH ,g;G+Tyfpy; tho;e;j fhyj;jpy; jkJ rP\HfNshL md;Gld; cwthbdhH my;yth? mtH ,g;nghOJ tuj;jpw;F VwpAs;shH. vdNt ,g;nghOJ kfpikapy; jkJ nrhe;j kf;fSld; mtUila el;GwT mjp cd;dj epiyapy; ,Uf;fpwJ. mtHfs; mtUila jpt;tpa kfpikapy; gq;F nfhz;L ,d;gnts;sj;jpy; jpisj;Jg; gpukpf;fpd;wdH.

tpRthrpfs; ghtk; epiwe;j ,t;Tyfj;ijtpl;L kWTyif milAk;nghOJ ,ul;rfUila kPl;gpd; kfpikia mjpfkhf czHe;J Nghw;Wfpd;wdH. 'M! NjtDila IRthpak;> Qhdk;> mwpT vd;gitfspd; Mok; vt;tsthapUf;fpwJ!" vd gTy; mg;Ngh];jyd; jkJ ,g;G+Tyf Qhdj;ijf; nfhz;L gutrj;Jld; tpae;Jiuf;fpwhNu. mt;thwhapd; guNyhfj;jpy; tpRthrpfspd; Md;khf;fs; vj;jid mjpfkhf mjprag;gLk;. mtHfs; NjtDila kfj;Jtj;ijAk;> ty;yikiaAk;> md;igAk; Neubahf fz;Lfspf;fpd;wdH. Kd;dH mtHfs; czHe;jpuhj tifapy; fpwp];JthdtH jq;fSf;Fr; rk;ghjpj;Jf;nfhLj;j ,ul;rpg;gpd; KO mHj;jj;ijAk; ,g;nghOJ fz;LzUfpd;wdH. jFjpaw;w ghtpfshftpUe;j jq;fSf;F flTs; mUspa fpUigapd; khngUk; mjpraj;ij mtHfs; guNyhfj;jpy; fhz;fpd;wdH. mtHfs; milAk; gutrj;ijAk; gukhde;jj;ijAk; tpthpf;fTk; $LNkh? mtpRthrpfs; kPJ flTs; nfhs;Sk; cf;fpuNfhgj;jpdhy; ntspg;gLj;jg;gLfpw nja;tPf ePjpia mtHfs; fhZk;NghJk; mtHkPJ mtHfs; nfhs;Sk; MHtk; rw;NwDk; Fiwtjpy;iy. Vnddpy; tpRthrpfSila ghpRj;j rpj;jkhdJ flTspd; rpj;jj;NjhL KOtJkhf xd;wpapUg;gjhy; mtH nra;Ak; ahtw;iwAk; mtHfs; KOikahf Vw;Wf;nfhs;Sfpd;wdH.

rPdha; kiyapy; NkhNr flTNshL NeUf;F NeH cwthbd gpd;dH mtDila Kfk; gpufhrkile;jJ vd ehk; jpUkiwapy; fhz;fpNwhk;. mt;thwhapd; kfpikapy; flTSld; ,iltplhJ cwT nfhs;Sk; ghpRj;jthd;fs; vj;jid gpufhrj;ij milthHfs;. flTis NeH NeH fhZk; mtHfs; cs;sq;fspy; mtH Nghpyhd md;G vt;tstha; mjpfhpf;Fk;! flTisg; G+uzkha; Mjhpf;f ,t;Tyf tho;tpd; jd;dyk;> ngUik> kw;Wk; FiwghLfspypUe;J tpLgl;L guNyhfj;ij mile;j ghpRj;jthd;fs; ahnjhU jilAkpd;wp Nghw;wpj; Jjpj;Jf;nfhz;Nl ,Uf;f KbfpwJ.

  1. Gjpa rhPuj;jhy; cLj;jg;glhj tpRthrpfspd; Mtpfs; guNyhfj;jpy; mEgtpf;Fk; ,t;tpd;gk; mtHfs; capHj;njOe;jgpd; mEgtpf;fg;NghFk; Nghpd;Gj;ij tpl FiwthdNj. capHj;njOjypd; tpRthrpfSila rhPuq;fs; fy;yiwfspy; milf;fg;gl;L ,Uf;Fk;tiuf;Fk;g htj;jpdJ tpisthdJ G+uzkhf Nkw;nfhs;sg;gLtjpy;iy. Mdhy; rhPuq;fs; vOg;gg;gl;L ghtf;fiw vJTkpd;Wp GJg;gpf;fg;gl;L tpRthfpfSila ghtkw;w Md;khf;fNshL ,izf;fg;gLk;NghNj ghtj;jpd; tpisTfs; kPJ Vw;gLk; ntw;wp G+uzg;gLfpwJ.

ghtj;jpdhy; kuzkile;j mNj rlyq;fs; kPz;Lk; vOg;gg;gLtjhdhy;> ghtj;jpd; kPjhd fpwp];JtpdJ ntw;wp epiyehl;lg;gLfpwJ vd;gJ fpwp];Jt tpRthrj;jpd; XH mbg;gil ek;gpf;ifahFk;. Mdhy; mit mNj cly;fshapUe;jhYk; mtw;wpd; jd;ik NtWgl;bUf;Fk;. mt;Tly;fs; ,g;NghJ moptw;w jd;ikAld;> kfpikAlDk;> ty;yikAlDk; ,aq;Fk;. mit capHj;njOe;j fpwp];Jtpd; rhPuj;ijg; Nghd;W Mtpf;Fhpa jd;ik tha;e;jdtha; xspUk;. mtw;wpd; gpufhr jd;ikia ahH fw;gid nra;a KbAk; (1.nfhhp.15:42-44> 1.Nah.3:2).

capHj;njOe;j tpRthrp rHtNyhfj;jpd; epahahjpgjpahy; Fw;wkw;wtd; vd ntspauq;fkhfj; jPHg;gspf;fg;gLtJ mtdJ Mde;jj;ij mjpfhpf;fpwJ. ,e;j epahahjpgjp mtDila ez;gUld; ,ul;rfUkhd ,NaRfpwp];JNt. fpwp];Jtpd; ePjpahdJ mtidg; ghJfhj;Jf; nfhs;SfpwJ. fpwp];JtpdJ jpU ,uj;jk; mtDila ghtg; ghpfhukhfr; nrYj;jg;gl;lJ my;yth? vdNt ahH mtidf; Fw;wthspnadj;jPHf;f KbAk; (NuhkH 8:33-34)? mtHfs; ngw;wpUf;Fk; me;jg; Nguhde;jkhdJ epj;jpa fhykha; epiyj;jpUf;Fk;. mtHfs; ngw;wpUf;Fk; Rje;jpuk; ve;jr; rj;JUthYk; gwpf;fg;glf;$lhjJ. mtHfSila [Pt fphPlq;fspd; xsp kq;fhjJ. mtHfs; Rje;jhpj;Jf;nfhz;l ,uh[;ak; epj;jpakhdJ. mtHfisj; jkJ fpUigahy; Kb#l;ba flTs; rjhfhyKk; epiyj;jpUg;gJNghy mtHfSila Nghpd;gKk; vd;Wk; epiyj;jpUf;Fk;.

Njt fpUigahdJ vj;jid mw;GjkhdJ! ,ul;rpg;ngd;Dk; topia cUthf;fp mUspaJ Njt fpUigNa. ghtpfs; ,ul;rpg;Gf;nfd 'njhpe;Jnfhz;lJ" NjtfpUigNa. njhpe;Jnfhs;sg;gl;l flTspd; gps;isfs; ghtkd;dpg;igg; ngw;W> ePjpkhd;fshf;fg;gl;L> Gj;jpuRtpfhuk; mile;J> ghpRj;jkhf;fg;gl;lJk; NjtfpUigapdhNyNa> tpRthrpfsJ Md;kPf tho;f;ifiag; Ngzp tsHj;J rfy MrPHthjq;fshYk; epug;GtJk; Njt fpUigNa. ,Wjpahf guNyhfj;ij tpRthrpfSf;F epj;jpa tPlhfj; jpwe;J nfhLg;gJk; NjtfpUigNa. Mk;> Muk;gk; Kjy; ,Wjptiu NjtfpUigNa ikakhf ,Ue;J nray;gl;L tUfpwJ. M! guNyhfj;ij mile;j tpRthrpfs; midtUk;> '... fpUig cz;lhtjhf> fpUig cz;lhtjhf..." vd;W MHg;ghpg;ghHfs; (rf.4:7). guNyhfj;jpd; Njt J}jHfSk; mtHfNshL NrHe;J Mde;jkha; MHg;ghpg;ghHfsd;Nwh? guNyhfj;jpy; kfpo;r;rpiaf; $l;Lk; NtW VjhtJ cz;lh? ,g;Nghpd;gj;jpw;Fk; NkyhdJ NtWsNjh vd vz;zpg;ghHf;fTk; ehk; jFjpAs;stHfsy;y. Mdhy; ehKk; ,g;Nghpd;gj;jpw;Fr; Rje;juthspfs; vd mwptNj mjp Kf;fpak;.

md;gNd! ePH gbj;j ,t;Tz;ikfisg;gw;wp ck; fUj;Jf;fs; vd;d? xUNtis ePH khpf;Fk;NghJ guNyhf Nghpd;gj;ijg; ngWNtd; vd ek;gpf;if nfhz;bUf;fyhk;. mJ ntWk; tpUg;gk;jhNd? my;yJ cWjpg;gLj;jg;gl;l ek;gpf;ifah? mNefH epj;jpa NtjidiaailatpUf;Fk;nghOJ ePH Vd; Nghpd;gj;ij milAk; ek;gpf;if nfhz;bUf;fpwPH? NjtDila fpUig ,t;Tyfpy; fz;lwpe;jtHfs; kl;LNk guNyhfj;jpy; mtUila kfpikiaf; fhzKbAk;. ghpRj;jkhd tho;f;ifia ,g;nghOJ ePH tpUk;gp ehlhtpl;lhy; gpd;dH guNyhfj;ijailAk; ek;gpf;ifia nka;ahf ePH nfhz;bUf;f KbahJ. Vnddpy; ghpRj;j tho;f;if thohky; guNyhfj;jpw;Fr; nrd;whYk; mJ ckf;F XH xspkakhd ,d;gNyhfkhff; fhl;rpaspf;fhJ. ePH mopTf;Fg; ghj;jpukha; ,Uf;fpwPH. ,e;j epiyapy; ePH khpg;gPuhdhy; cd; mopT epj;jpakhapUf;Fk;. vd;Nd mtyk;! Njt fpUig ck;ik tpLtpf;fl;Lk;.

md;gNd! ePH flTspd; gps;isahdhy; ck; Md;kPf tho;f;ifapy; tpiuthd Kd;Ndw;wj;ijf; fhzKaw;rpg;ghahf! fpUigapd; midj;J vj;jdq;fisAk; gad;gLj;jp flTNshL vg;nghOJk; If;fpaq;nfhz;bUg;gPuhf. kiwKfkhd Kw;Wk; Fbnfhs;Sk; ghtj;jpw;F ck;ik tpyf;fpf; fhj;Jf;nfhs;tPuhf. fpUigf;Fk; fpwp];JtpdJ ePjpf;Fk; Gwk;ghf ePH Fw;wKs;s mghj;jpu ghtp vd;gij kwe;JtplhNjAk;. ,Njh! nja;t kzhsd; kPz;Lk; tUfpwhH. vg;nghOJk; mtiur; re;jpf;f Maj;jKs;stdhff; fhzg;gLk;gb ck; topfisf; fhj;Jf;nfhs;Sk;!

NjtfpUigapd; %ykhf ,ul;rpg;G ,ytrkhf mUsg;gLtijf; Fwpj;J ,e;E}ypd; %ykhf ehk; fhz;lwpe;j ahTk; kpff; FiwthdNj. ,jid tpthpf;fKbahJ. Mk;! fpUigapd; khl;rpikia epj;jpa fhyj;jpw;Fk; G+uzkha; tpghpf;f KbahJ. Vnddpy; fpwp];J ngUkhdpd; mUs; nry;tk; Muha;e;J KbahJ. flTspd; fpUig vy;iyaw;wJ.

'ehjd; mUspa ngUk; fpUigfl;fha;

ed;wpahy; vd;Ds;sk; nghq;fp tope;jpLNj

md;gpd; NerNu ehd; ck;ikg; Nghw;WNtd;

vz;zpy;yh ed;ikfl;fha; my;NyY}ah ghbLNtd;."