TorahScope: Shemot

31 December, 2017 messianicapologetics 0

Shemot Names Exodus 1:1-6:1 Isaiah 27:6-28:13; 29:22-23 (A); Jeremiah 1:2-3 (S) “God’s Promises Require Faithful Deliverers” by Mark Huey We begin our Torah reading this week, by turning to the second book of the Pentateuch. The English title Exodus is […]

TorahScope: V’yechi

25 December, 2017 messianicapologetics 0

V’yechi He lived Genesis 47:28-50:26 1 Kings 2:1-12 “Blessing Israel” by Mark Huey This week, the final parashah for the Book of Genesis is studied, as the period of the Patriarchs and details about the unique family chosen by God […]

TorahScope: V’yigash

19 December, 2017 messianicapologetics 0

V’yigash He approached Genesis 44:18-47:27 Ezekiel 37:15-28 “Positioning for Restoration” by Mark Huey This week in V’yigash, the sons of Jacob/Israel finally experience a restoration of their familial relationship, after years of being estranged from their brother Joseph. For the […]

We need your special year-end gift!

13 December, 2017 messianicapologetics 0

We need your special year-end gift! This past year, Outreach Israel and Messianic Apologetics have made significant progress with the unique ministry work and calling God has placed on us. Among some of the important things we have achieved, are: […]

How Do We Properly Keep Shabbat?

12 December, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST ORIGINALLY POSTED 24 NOVEMBER, 2005 reproduced from the Messianic Sabbath Helper How the Messianic community is to properly keep Shabbat, or any Biblical commandment for that matter, is a mystery for many. There are many issues and questions that […]

How Do We Properly Keep Kosher?

12 December, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 19 OCTOBER, 2017 reproduced from the Messianic Kosher Helper Eating is something that every human being must do for survival. Without the ingestion of food into our bodies, we will not receive the nutrients that we require to […]

Answering: The Purpose of the Law

11 December, 2017 J.K. McKee 2

PDF PODCAST reproduced from The New Testament Validates Torah MAXIMUM EDITION Pastor: First, the Law was given to point out our sins. “Why the Law then? It was added because of transgressions…” (Galatians 3:19). It is the standard that is […]

TorahScope: Mikkeitz

10 December, 2017 messianicapologetics 0

Mikkeitz At the end Genesis 41:1-44:17 1 Kings 3:15-4:1 “God Honors Faith” by Mark Huey Mikkeitz, which is being considered as the Torah portion for this week, continues the narrative about the life of Joseph in Egypt. Joseph finally realized […]

How Did We Lose the Sabbath?

7 December, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST ORIGINALLY POSTED 31 JULY, 2015 reproduced from the Messianic Sabbath Helper When many of us think about some of the most significant theological debates of the past three or five decades, we are probably immediately drawn into thinking about […]

Why We Should Celebrate Chanukah

6 December, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 05 DECEMBER, 2016 reproduced from the Messianic Winter Holiday Helper Chanukah is my favorite of all the holidays we get to celebrate as Messianic Believers. Why is it my favorite, you may ask? It does normally take place […]

A Summarization of Chanukah Traditions

6 December, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 17 OCTOBER, 2017 reproduced from the Messianic Winter Holiday Helper The holiday of Chanukah, or the Festival of Dedication, is full of many customs and traditions that give our celebration great life and depth. During this time of […]

The Importance of Chanukah

5 December, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 13 DECEMBER, 2016 reproduced from the Messianic Winter Holiday Helper The subject of what Messianic Believers are to be doing for the Winter holiday season can be very controversial. On the one hand, Messianics should not really be […]

The Christmas Challenge

5 December, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST ORIGINALLY POSTED 12 DECEMBER, 2001 reproduced from the Messianic Winter Holiday Helper No matter who you are or what religious ideology you hold to, the Winter holiday season involving Christmas will be a challenge.[1] It is first a challenge […]

Answering: What is the Law?

5 December, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST POSTED 05 DECEMBER, 2017 reproduced from The New Testament Validates Torah MAXIMUM EDITION Pastor: The Law is a unit of 613 commandments given by God to the people of Israel. The word Law is sometimes used when referring to […]

What Does the Shema Really Mean?

4 December, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST ORIGINALLY POSTED 12 APRIL, 2004 Shema Yisrael, ADONAI Eloheinu, ADONAI echad The Shema of Deuteronomy 6:4, “Hear, O Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD is one!” represents for all Bible readers the most ancient creedal statement […]

TorahScope: V’yeishev

3 December, 2017 messianicapologetics 0

V’yeishev He continued living Genesis 37:1-40:23 Amos 2:6-3:8 “A Dream-Based Faith” by Mark Huey The testimonies of the lives of Abraham’s descendants continue this week in our Torah reading, as V’yeishev turns from a considerable focus on the Patriarch Jacob, […]

On Christmas…

1 December, 2017 J.K. McKee 1

My family has been involved in the Messianic movement for 22 years, now, since 1995. Like many people within the Messianic movement, I find myself not looking to the month of December with great enthusiasm. Huge controversies can and do […]

Is Sunday “the Lord’s Day”?

1 December, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST ORIGINALLY POSTED 28 JULY, 2002 reproduced from Introduction to Things Messianic It appears on countless church bulletins, newsletters, and is frequently referred to by many Christians, both Protestants and Catholics. It is “the Lord’s Day,” believed to be Sunday […]

To Eat or Not to Eat?

1 December, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

PDF PODCAST ORIGINALLY POSTED 15 APRIL, 2002 reproduced from Introduction to Things Messianic Many subjects arise when today’s Messianic Believers often talk about their faith and practice to their evangelical Christian colleagues.[1] We should try to do our best to emphasize […]