Hell, Metaphorical View

13 November, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

What does your ministry think about the metaphorical view of eternal punishment? Could you explain this view to me more fully? Click here for the complete version of “Hell, Metaphorical View”

Creationism

12 November, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

What is the Messianic position on Creationism, or the basic orientation found to Genesis chs. 1-11? Click here for the complete version of “Creationism”

New Wine, Old Wineskins

12 November, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

I really do not get the “Messianic movement.” Jesus said that He came to bring us all new wine, and told us that you can’t put new wine in old wineskins. The old way of Judaism has been replaced by […]

Torah, Before Mount Sinai (Abraham)

31 October, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

I have heard many Messianic Believers claim that the Torah existed before Mount Sinai, and that Abraham kept it. To what degree is this actually true? Click here for the complete version of “Torah, Before Mount Sinai (Abraham)”

Smoking, Tobacco

25 October, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

Would it be actually unkosher, and not just unhealthy, to smoke tobacco? Click here for the complete version of “Smoking, Tobacco”

Alcohol

25 October, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

What is the appropriate way for me to approach the issue of drinking alcohol, not only in terms of Biblical ethics, but also in terms of the whole issue of “kosher”? Click here for the complete version of “Alcohol”

1 Thessalonians 2:14-16

20 October, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

What am I to do with what is communicated in 1 Thessalonians 2:14-16? Does Paul really say that the Jewish people are responsible for the Messiah’s death? Click here for the complete version of “1 Thessalonians 2:14-16”

Kabbalah

16 October, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

What is your opinion of the Jewish Kabbalah? Click here for the complete version of “Kabbalah”

Death, as an unconscious sleep

6 October, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

Death is described as a sleep in the Bible. Would this not imply complete unconsciousness until the resurrection? Click here for the complete version of “Death, as an unconscious sleep”

Image of God, Rulership

6 October, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

Is it not true that the image of God placed upon humans is just the capacity to rule Planet Earth? Click here for the complete version of “Image of God, Rulership”

Celibacy

3 October, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

I am very concerned about the wide number of Messianic men and women I see in their twenties and thirties (and even forties) who are unmarried. What are they going to do if they are unable to find a spouse? […]

Heresy, Heretic

30 September, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

I have been told that because I am Messianic and Torah observant that I am a heretic. How do I respond to this claim? Click here for the complete version of “Heresy, Heretic”

Nephilim

29 September, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

Who do you believe that the Nephilim of Genesis 6 were? Do you believe that these were fallen angels who had sexual relations with human females? Click here for the complete version of “Nephilim”

Sukkot

23 September, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

How do I celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles? My Messianic fellowship is going away to a large gathering of thousands of people and I cannot get off work. Click here for the complete version of “Sukkot”

Inheritance in the Holy Land, Non-Jews

17 September, 2018 messianicapologetics 0

In various sectors of the independent Messianic community, and/or Hebrew/Hebraic Roots movement, I have heard that non-Jewish Believers in Israel’s Messiah will (all) be granted permanent residence in the Holy Land when Yeshua returns. Is this or is this not, […]

Fullness of the Nations

11 September, 2018 messianicapologetics 0

Proponents of the Two-House teaching commonly claim that the “fullness of the Gentiles/nations” in Romans 11:25, is the same as that prophesied by Jacob in Genesis 48:19. Is there any merit to the “fullness of the Gentiles/nations” being those of […]

Image of God, Human Beings

26 June, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

I heard a Messianic teaching that advocated human beings were not made in the image of God? Can you explain this? Click here for the complete version of “Image of God, Human Beings”

Exodus, numbers of

25 June, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

What can you tell me about the controversy surrounding the numbers of the Exodus? Click here for the complete version of “Exodus, numbers of”

Lost Sheep of the House of Israel

15 January, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

I have had a number of interactions with people who identify as adherents of the “Two-House teaching.” They claim that Yeshua (Jesus) only came to save people designated as “the lost sheep of the House of Israel,” meaning the Ten […]

Hebrews 9:1-5

8 January, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

I heard a teaching that said that the author of Hebrews got it all “wrong” when it came to the ordering of the Tabernacle furniture as seen in the Torah. Can you at all help me with this? I have […]

Thanksgiving Day

22 November, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Do you believe that Messianic Believers in the United States should celebrate Thanksgiving Day? Click here for the complete version of “Thanksgiving Day”

6,000 Year Teaching

28 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

How close do you believe we are to the Biblical year 6,000? Click here for the complete version of “6,000 Year Teaching”         PDF

Gentile, Term

28 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 3

I am a non-Jewish Believer in the Messianic movement, and I am a bit disturbed at how I have encountered various Jewish Believers in my midst use the term “Gentile.” I am not at all trying to be ethnically or […]

Matthew 16:18-19

28 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

I understand that your ministry denies the existence of the Church, as a second body of elect. How do you approach Jesus’ explicit words to Peter that He would build His Church? Click here for the complete version of “Matthew […]

Headcovering Garments

28 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Do you believe it is acceptable for Messianic men to wear a kippah or yarmulke, when Paul says that it is a dishonor for men to have their heads covered? How do you interpret 1 Corinthians 11:4-16? Click here for […]

YHWH/YHVH

27 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Are you against using the proper name of God? Are you for using it? Click here for the complete version of “YHWH/YHVH”

YHWH, Above the Cross

27 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

I heard a Messianic teacher say that the Divine Name YHWH was spelled out on the writing above Yeshua’s cross. Is this true? Click here for the complete version of “YHWH, Above the Cross”

Wrath, spared from

27 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

How do you, as a post-tribulational ministry, respond to the fact that we are spared from God’s wrath? Does this not mean that we are spared from the horrors of the Tribulation period? Click here for the complete version of […]

Works of the Law

27 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

I have heard a teaching which stated that the term “works of the Law” actually refers to Rabbinical extra-Biblical commandments? Is there any substantiation for this? Click here for the complete version of “Works of the Law”

Women in Ministry

27 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

What is your position on women in ministry? Should Messianic women be allowed to be teachers, pastors/rabbis, or occupy positions of leadership? Click here for the complete version of “Women in Ministry”

Violent Seize Kingdom of God

26 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

I am having difficulty approaching the word that “the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and violent men take it by force.” Does this mean that the Kingdom of Heaven is supposed to be a violent force? Has this not been […]

Valentine’s Day

26 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 2

Do you think that Messianic Believers should participate in Valentine’s Day? Click here for the complete version of “Valentine’s Day”

Under the Law

26 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

How can today’s Messianic movement widely advocate that the Law of Moses is still valid, when the Bible is clear that Christians are not “under the Law”? Click here for the complete version of “Under the Law”

Tzitzits

26 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 2

Do you believe that Messianics should wear tzitzits/fringes/tassels? Click here for the complete version of “Tzitzits”

Tradition, Role that it plays

26 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

What role, if any, do you believe tradition should play in our examination and application of Scripture, particularly the Torah? Click here for the complete version of “Tradition, Role that it plays”

Torah, Yeshua

26 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

I heard a Messianic Bible teacher say that Yeshua was the Torah made flesh. I do not understand this concept. Can you please explain? Click here for the complete version of “Torah, Yeshua”

Torah, only focused on

25 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

I have spent some time around “Messianic Believers,” and all they seem to be focused on is the Law of Moses—yet they tell me that they are trying to live “fully Biblical” lives. Is it true you just focus on […]

Torah, moral and ceremonial law

25 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

How do you respond to the claim that Christ has done away with the ceremonial law, but that the moral law of God remains? Click here for the complete version of “Torah, moral and ceremonial law”

Torah, Command not to “Add to”

25 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 2

In Deuteronomy 4:2 we are told not to add commandments to those of the Torah, yet in Judaism, and in the Messianic movement today, we have many people who follow traditions of men that some claim are “commanded,” or at […]

Tongues

22 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 1

What do you believe about speaking in tongues? What occurred on the Day of Pentecost when the Holy Spirit was poured out? Click here for the complete version of “Tongues”

Textual Criticism

22 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

I have heard you use the term “textual criticism” before. What is this? Click here for the complete version of “Textual Criticism”

Tefillin

22 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Do you believe that Messianics should wrap tefillin (phylacteries)? Click here for the complete version of “Tefillin”

Talmud

22 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

What is your position concerning the Talmud? Click here for the complete version of “Talmud”

Septuagint (LXX)

22 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Why do you consult the Septuagint frequently?   I understand that the Greek Septuagint is a valuable resource for understanding Second Temple Judaism and for reading the Apostolic Scriptures, and that there are some differences between the Septuagint and Hebrew […]

Sensationalism, Messianic

22 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

It seems to me as though many Messianic Bible teachers rely on sensationalism. Can you explain why this might be the case? Click here for the complete version of “Sensationalism, Messianic”

Scripture Interpretation

20 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Can you give me some basic guidelines for interpreting Scripture? Click here for the complete version of “Scripture Interpretation”