Sure, why would anyone want to? It would be so much better to cast off the inadequate doctrines and unbelief of the Jew as well as the idolatry and works righteousness of the Catholic and just be an orthodox New Testament Christian.
This post is an excellent example of one who is "ever learning and never able to come to a knowledge of the truth."
Sure. Pray The Lord’s Prayer.
“We can pray the Our Father and those other prayers and hymns in the New Testament as Jews and only in this way we can experience them primarily as Christians. Theres simply no way around it. In this manner, all Catholics could and should pray like Jews.”
Interesting obrservation, T. Don’t forget that The Church is the New Israel, not Israel. Our covenant is different from theirs.
I’ve practiced law for many, many years with a good Jew who knows the history of his people and his religion. He always says how comfortable he is at an Orthodox liturgy, remarking that “take away all the Jesus stuff and it feels like what I imagine a temple ceremony was like.” But he’s no Christian...and I am no Jew. Different covenants, T.
That said, Greeks and Jews together make the perfect combo since we are both Chosen People of God and His favorite naughty children! We, as they say, understand each other.
Beautiful and very interesting to me. I was surprised for instance to hear that I believe Catholics (I forget which Christians, I think it’s Catholics) use a version of the Priestly Blessing, which we use to bless our children weekly. I think that MOST of the Jewish prayers would be satisfying to Christians because they are prayers to our same, One and Only, G-d. Since you also have Jesus, you can add your own to it.
We pray a Psalm every day at daily Mass!