Ezekiel 37:15-28: Have the Two Sticks Been Reunited?

31 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PODCAST – PART A http://messianicapologetics.net/audio/00345_Ezekiel_37_15-28_Have_the_Two_Sticks_Been_Reunited_Part_A.mp3 PODCAST – PART B http://messianicapologetics.net/audio/00346_Ezekiel_37_15-28_Have_the_Two_Sticks_Been_Reunited_Part_B.mp3 PODCAST – PART C http://messianicapologetics.net/audio/00347_Ezekiel_37_15-28_Have_the_Two_Sticks_Been_Reunited_Part_C.mp3 POSTED 05 SEPTEMBER, 2016 What is commonly called the two-stick prophecy, appearing in Ezekiel 37:15-28, has generated a great deal of attention since the late […]

Sabbath, Jewish tradition

31 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

To what extent, if any, do you believe that we should follow Jewish tradition in our Sabbath observance? Click here for the complete version of “Sabbath, Jewish tradition”

Rosh HaShanah

31 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 2

Why does the Jewish community call Yom Teruah “Rosh HaShanah”? I thought the Biblical New Year began in the Spring. Click here for the complete version of “Rosh HaShanah”

Romans 10:4

31 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

How can you say that the Law of Moses is still to be followed by Christians today, when it is quite clear that Jesus terminated the Law, being its end? Click here for the complete version of “Romans 10:4”

Romans 1:26-27

31 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

I have heard liberal Bible scholars teach that Romans 1:26-27 allows for homosexuality. Is this at all true? Click here for the complete version of “Romans 1:26-27”

Psychopannychy, motivation for belief

31 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

What does your ministry think is the main reason(s) why some people are motivated to believe or advocate a doctrine of psychopannychy/soul sleep? Click here for the complete version of “Psychopannychy, motivation for belief”

Psychopannychy, Growing in Adherence

30 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Why does it seem that a concept like psychopannychy is growing in adherence in today’s Christian and Messianic world? Click here for the complete version of “Psychopannychy, Growing in Adherence”

Philippians 1:23

30 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

What do those who believe in psychopannychy/soul sleep do about Philippians 1:23, and with Paul desiring to depart and be with the Messiah? Click here for the complete version of “Philippians 1:23”

Passover, Objections to the Last Supper

30 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Is it true that there are some substantial objections to the Last Supper being a Passover meal? If there are any, how do you respond to these arguments? Click here for the complete version of “Passover, Objections to the Last […]

Passover, Egg on Seder Plate

30 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Why do Jews have an egg on their seder plates? Does this not come from Easter? Click here for the complete version of “Passover, Egg on Seder Plate”

Passover, Eating Lamb

30 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Should we eat lamb as Messianics during Passover? Is it true that the Jews do not eat lamb during Passover? Click here for the complete version of “Passover, Eating Lamb”

Pagan, Christmas and Easter

30 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

I have heard it said that you do not believe that Christmas and Easter are pagan holidays. Could you please explain? Click here for the complete version of “Pagan, Christmas and Easter”

Omer Count

29 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Do you follow the method of the Pharisees or Sadducees for the counting of the omer to determine Shavuot? It seems that most in the independent Messianic movement follow the counting method of the Sadducees. Click here for the complete […]

Noahide Laws

29 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

I have been told by some Messianics that the only commandments that Gentiles are supposed to follow are the seven Noahide laws. I have then been told by other Messianics that the seven Noahide laws are an invention of later […]

New Moon

29 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Do you believe that Messianic Believers should keep the New Moon? Click here for the complete version of “New Moon”

Mushrooms

29 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Are mushrooms “kosher”? Click here for the complete version of “Mushrooms”

Matthew 10:28

29 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

How can your ministry adhere to an ongoing punishment for the condemned in the Lake of Fire, when Yeshua Himself clearly says that the condemned will be destroyed? Click here for the complete version of “Matthew 10:28”

Male Headship

29 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

How can your ministry be egalitarian, meaning that both men and women share leadership roles equally, when Scripture says that the man is to be the head of the woman (Ephesians 5:23)? Click here for the complete version of “Male […]

Lunar Sabbath

29 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

What do you think of the Lunar Sabbath theory? Click here for the complete version of “Lunar Sabbath”

Luke 16:19-31

29 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

What do those who believe in psychopannychy/soul sleep do about the parable of Lazarus and the rich man? Click here for the complete version of “Luke 16:19-31”

What About “the Gentiles”?

28 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PODCAST – PART A http://messianicapologetics.net/audio/00336_What_About_the_Gentiles_Part_A.mp3 PODCAST – PART B http://messianicapologetics.net/audio/00337_What_About_the_Gentiles_Part_B.mp3 POSTED 26 AUGUST, 2016 One of my all-time favorite films, going back to my experiences as a young child watching the Disney Channel, is the 1967 piece The Gnome Mobile, […]

Leavening Agents

28 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

How can I determine what is, and what is not, kosher for the Passover season? Click here for the complete version of “Leavening Agents”

Isaiah 24:5

28 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

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? Click here for the complete version of […]

Illegal Drugs (Kosher)

28 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

What is the correct approach, either informed from the Torah or kosher traditions, regarding drugs like marijuana, cocaine, and heroin? I realize that these drugs are dangerous and illegal, but how should Messianic people think about them? Click here for […]

Hunting

28 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Is it at all acceptable to hunt for game, given the Torah’s regulations about animal blood? Click here for the complete version of “Hunting”

Halal Meat (Islam)

25 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

What do you think about Messianic people eating Islamic halal meat? Is this something acceptable, or is it tantamount to eating meat sacrificed to idols? Click here for the complete version of “Halal Meat (Islam)”

Good Fish, Bad Fish (Kosher)

25 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

I have been reading through your Messianic Kosher Helper, and was surprised that among all of the Bible passages addressed, I did not see Yeshua’s parable about the good fish and bad fish mentioned. Do you not think that this […]

God-Fearers

25 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

I am a non-Jewish Believer, and I have encountered some Messianic Jews who consider me as some sort of “God-fearer” in their midst. What is this supposed to mean? Even with our natural differences and distinctions, I thought we were […]

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), Kosher

25 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

How am I to approach the whole issue of genetically modified foods? Are they kosher? Many people in my Messianic congregation only eat foods that are certified “organic.” Click here for the complete version of “Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), Kosher”

Gelatin, Kosher

25 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Is gelatin considered to be kosher? I have seen some people say that it is, and others that gelatin has to be kosher-certified. Click here for the complete version of “Gelatin, Kosher”

Galatians 5:2-3

24 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

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. Click here for the complete version of […]

Galatians 3:24, 25

24 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

How can you say that the Law of Moses is still to be followed by Christians today, when it is quite clear that we are no longer under a tutor? Click here for the complete version of “Galatians 3:24, 25”

Fruits and Vegetables, Kosher

24 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

What are some important guidelines regarding what fruits and vegetables may be considered kosher? Click here for the complete version of “Fruits and Vegetables, Kosher”

Fasting

24 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

What would be an appropriate framework for me to understand fasting? Click here for the complete version of “Fasting”

Ephesians 6:11-17

24 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

I heard a Messianic teacher say that the armor of God is not the armor of a Roman soldier, but really the garments of a Levitical priest serving in the Temple. Do you have an opinion about this? Is this […]

Ephesians 2:14-15

24 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

How can you say that the Law of Moses is still to be followed by Christians today, when it is quite clear that the Law of commandments has been abolished? Click here for the complete version of “Ephesians 2:14-15”

Easter

24 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Do you celebrate Easter? Click here for the complete version of “Easter”

Torah In the Balance, Volume II

24 August, 2017 messianicapologetics 0

The views expressed and practices witnessed, regarding the place of God’s Torah in the life of contemporary Messianic Believers, are more likely to cause tension for far too many people—than facilitate any sense of spiritual fulfillment, much less relief. There […]

Two-House Teaching

23 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Where does your ministry currently stand in regard to the Two-House teaching? Click here for the complete version of “Two-House Teaching”

Dualism

23 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Is it not true that the idea of an intermediate afterlife in Heaven or Hell is predicated on dualism? Is it not true that dualism was a philosophical view that originated with the Greeks, and not with Scripture? Click here […]

Doctors, and Modern Medicine

23 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

I have encountered some teachings from Messianics which condemn the usage of modern medicine. What is your opinion on this? Do you have a problem with Believers consulting modern medical doctors? Click here for the complete version of “Doctors, and […]

Dictionaries/Lexicons

23 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Can you recommend any specific Hebrew and Greek dictionaries or lexicons I can use in my Bible studies? Click here for the complete version of “Dictionaries/Lexicons”

Deuteronomy 6:25

23 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

I heard a Messianic teacher say that if I keep the Torah perfectly not only will I be able to be saved, I will also be able to never get sick or die of diseases like cancer. Can you help […]

Denying Messiah

23 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Why do you think there are people in the Messianic movement today, who are denying Yeshua as the Messiah? Click here for the complete version of “Denying Messiah”

Death, for Believers

23 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

What do you believe happens when born again Believers die? Click here for the complete version of “Death, for Believers”