Dear Jackson, Very important point. I full agree that …
Comment posted Thomas-Malabar Connection & The Jewish Heritage, A Biblical & Analytical Approach by George Mathew.
Very important point. I full agree that from the spiritual angle, it does not matter whether it is Kosher or not. Period.
Some will say that the wine actually turns to blood of Christ, some say it is symbolic. I am comfortable with both. But personally I envy the faith and traditions of those who believet that the wine actually turns into the blood of Christ.
By the way, I subsequently learn that Kosher Wine eg. Magan David and others can not be prepared by our Achens at home. Kosher begins at the field/vineyard.
It is from a perspective, terrible to come under the Kosher Laws. Our hands and feet are all tied and we are needed to compete in this rat world. I wonder how the Orthodox Jews can even survive for a day. I heard about a very educated Jew who will not ON lights on Saturday.
Try to enter the mind of St. Thomas, Did he use Kosher Wine or not? My recommendation is to stick to traditions as far as possible. The present Pope has a wonderful definition for ‘traditions’. I forgot his quote, I have been trying to get my hands on that quote. The quote relates good tradtions with the ‘Holy Spirit’.
Above all things, Yeshuas statement ‘Man was made for Sabbath, not Sabbath for man’ must be the guiding light.
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