The Impact of the Maccabees on First Century Judaism

4 December, 2018 J.K. McKee 1

ORIGINALLY POSTED 02 DECEMBER, 2009 For most Messianics I know who celebrate Chanukah, they hear a great deal about the military exploits of the Maccabees and the rededication of the Temple. Many of them honestly take the time to flip through the Books of 1&2 Maccabees in the Apocrypha, the […]

Chanukah and Encountering Worldly Philosophies

4 December, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

POSTED 14 DECEMBER, 2016 One of the responsibilities of any Bible teacher is to bridge the gulf that exists between Scripture passages given in an ancient historical context, and providing practical application for those living in the Twenty-First Century. Human nature often remains the same between an ancient period and […]

FAQ – Chanukah, Actions of Antiochus

4 December, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

In what way did Antiochus Epiphanes commit the “Abomination of Desolation”? I thought this was a future event. Click here for the complete version of “Chanukah, Actions of Antiochus”

FAQ – Chanukah, Celebrated instead of Sukkot

4 December, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

What can you tell me about the Feast of Dedication being celebrated in place of Sukkot by the Maccabees when they rededicated the Temple? Click here for the complete version of “Chanukah, Celebrated instead of Sukkot”