Being Realistic About Kosher

16 January, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 19 OCTOBER, 2017 reproduced from the Messianic Kosher Helper The subject matter of the kosher dietary laws is one which, I have to admit, tends to bring about a wide degree of personal consternation within me when I […]

The Significance of the Messiah Event

9 November, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST ORIGINALLY POSTED 01 JULY, 2013 “[B]ut now once at the consummation of the ages He has been manifested to put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself” (Hebrews 9:26). reproduced from the Messianic Torah Helper If you were to […]

The Hebrew New Testament Misunderstanding

30 October, 2017 J.K. McKee 1

PDF PODCAST – PART 1 PODCAST – PART 2 PODCAST – PART 3 ORIGINALLY POSTED 07 FEBRUARY, 2008 reproduced from Confronting Critical Issues In our post-modern society, the veracity and authority of the Holy Scriptures have come under substantial attack and […]

Falling Into Trial

26 October, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 06 JUNE, 2009 One of the easiest to overlook, yet most instructive verses, that we find in the entire Bible, is James 1:2. Here, the brother of our Lord Yeshua teaches, “My brothers and sisters, whenever you […]

The Responsibility of the Sower

22 October, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF ORIGINALLY POSTED 01 FEBRUARY, 2005 reproduced from Torah In the Balance, Volume II The Messianic community today is in a very profound state of growth. Thousands of evangelical Christian Believers all over North America and the world are crying out […]

Skewing the Basic Facts of Scripture

22 October, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF POSTED 14 JANUARY, 2008 I was recently talking to a Messianic friend of mine who had just attended church over a week ago while visiting relatives out of town. This church is fairly large, with several Sunday services that […]

Is God’s Purpose Bigger?

22 October, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF ORIGINALLY POSTED 30 SEPTEMBER, 2009 reproduced from the Messianic Torah Helper The spiritual dynamics in today’s Messianic movement are in the process of changing. I think that this is a very good thing.[1] For a number of years I have […]

Matthew 23:2-3: Who Sits in the Seat of Moses?

18 October, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 18 JULY, 2013 reproduced from the Messianic Torah Helper There is no doubting, that when one surveys much of the broad Messianic movement, that there are some significant issues which not only divide us, but which spur on […]

How Are We to Live as Modern Messianics?

18 October, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST ORIGINALLY POSTED 02 DECEMBER, 2008 A shift has started to take place in today’s Messianic community. Many attribute the year 1967 and the recapturing of Jerusalem by Israel as also being the year that the Messianic movement really […]

Dismissing Judaism

28 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Messianic Apologetics editor J.K. McKee discusses how frequent it has become for people in the independent Hebrew/Hebraic Roots movement to just dismiss or disregard Judaism, Pharisees, the Rabbis, and literature like the Mishnah or Talmud–without ever giving it a hearing. […]

Gentile, Term

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PDF PODCAST POSTED 12 NOVEMBER, 2012 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 […]

Torah, Yeshua

26 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST 29 DECEMBER, 2005 I heard a Messianic Bible teacher say that Yeshua was the Torah made flesh. I do not understand this concept. Can you please explain? According to John 1:1, Yeshua the Messiah is the Word, who […]

Torah, only focused on

25 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 22 JANUARY, 2007 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 […]

Torah, Command not to “Add to”

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PDF PODCAST UPDATED 20 JULY, 2011 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 […]

Congregations Among Us

5 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST ORIGINALLY POSTED 03 JULY, 2007 reproduced from Confronting Critical Issues Today’s emerging Messianic movement is at a critical juncture in its growth and development, particularly as we consider the future. Where we are in the distant future needs to […]

An Identity Crisis

4 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 01 APRIL, 2007 In today’s Messianic world, if you ask anyone who he or she is you will undoubtedly get a wide variety of answers. Some will say that they are completed Jews who know Yeshua as […]

A Light to the Nations

4 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 11 SEPTEMBER, 2006 As Messianic Believers, we give an incredible amount of attention to the teachings of the Torah and Tanach. Every week in Messianic fellowships and congregations, the weekly Torah and Haftarah readings are considered that […]

Commonwealth of Israel

4 September, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 29 JUNE, 2011 In examining some Messianic Jewish teaching materials, they explained to me that the Commonwealth of Israel is made up of both the Jewish people and the Church, sort of like the British Commonwealth. They […]

Isaiah 24:5

28 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 30 MAY, 2013 What am I to make of Isaiah 24:5? Are Gentiles responsible for violating the Mosaic covenant every bit as much as the Jews? Or, does Isaiah 24:5 only speak of the Noahdic covenant? “Behold, […]

Galatians 5:2-3

24 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST UPDATED 14 JULY, 2013 I have encountered a Messianic Jewish teaching that states that only the Jewish people are obligated to keep Torah, because they are circumcised. Is this what Galatians 5:2-3 really communicates? I am confused. “Behold […]

Crucifixion

22 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST UPDATED 05 DECEMBER, 2015 I have heard some Messianic teachers say that Yeshua was not crucified on a cross. Can you clarify this for me? This entry has been adapted from Torah In the Balance, Volume II. On […]

1 Corinthians 7:17-24

21 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST – PART 1 PODCAST – PART 2 POSTED 07 FEBRUARY, 2013 I am a non-Jewish Messianic Believer, and have been told that my calling as a “Messianic Gentile” is to go back to a church, and not become […]

Adopting a Messianic Lifestyle

15 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 14 OCTOBER, 2016 reproduced from Introduction to Things Messianic Up to this point in our study introducing the Messianic movement, we have examined some of the aspects of Messianic theology and lifestyle practice. Some of the most obvious […]

Introduction to Things Messianic

15 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST REVISED EDITION ORIGINALLY POSTED 30 DECEMBER, 2003 reproduced from Introduction to Things Messianic In studying the Bible, many Christians unfortunately find themselves only reading the New Testament or the Apostolic Scriptures. Although these important Scriptures speak of the gospel […]

The Quest for Credibility

9 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST ORIGINALLY POSTED 01 SEPTEMBER, 2004 reproduced from Confronting Critical Issues In the history of our faith, whenever the Lord has revealed something new to His people, or a forgotten truth has been restored, the enemy has always been present […]

The Terms We Use – 04 August, 2016

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Considering passages such as Philippians 2:3-4; Ephesians 5:21; and 1 Corinthians 9:19-21, Messianic Apologetics editor J.K. McKee asks what it means for people in today’s Messianic movement to consider the place of others, their stories, their experiences, and above all […]