Articles

Thank you for your interest in Messianic Apologetics. We have a wide selection of articles addressing many pertinent theological and spiritual topics which matter to Messianic people.

Articles are broadly listed in alphabetical order. Many entries have an associated video or audio podcast.


A

A Light to the Nations

A Low Hamartology

To Be Absent From the Body video

An Identity Crisis

Another One Bites the Dust

Anti-Semitism in the Two-House Movement

Basic Messianic Apologetics

The Great Apostasy

What Are the Lord’s Appointed Times?

B

The Babylons of Revelation 17 & 18

The Breath of Life

C

Why We Should Celebrate Chanukah

Chanukah and Encountering Worldly Philosophies

The Importance of Chanukah

A Summarization of Chanukah Traditions audio

When Did “the Church” Begin?

Congregations Among Us video

The Christmas Challenge

The State of Christology in Today’s Messianic Movement

The Quest for Credibility

D

Dispensationalism: Root Cause of Modern Antinomianism

Answering the “Frequently Avoided Questions” About the Divinity of Yeshua

Does the New Testament Annul the Biblical Appointments?

E

What is the Problem With Easter?

To Eat or Not to Eat?

The End-Times: What Should We Expect?

Are We Really Ready for the End-Times?

English Bible Versions and Today’s Messianic Movement video

The Biblical, Rebellious Legacy of the Northern Kingdom of Ephraim audio

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

F

The Faithfulness of Yeshua the Messiah video

Falling Into Trial

Fifty Evidences for What?

The Forgotten Past

The Freewill of Humans

G

The Three Silver Bullets for Understanding Galatians

Galatians 3:28: Biblical Equality and Today’s Messianic Movement

What About “the Gentiles”? audio

Getting Beyond Strong’s Concordance

The Gospel According to Torah: It Happened At Shavuot!

Can We Trust the Greek Scriptures?

H

A Messianic Perspective on Halloween audio

The Hastening of Righteousness

Have You Met My Friend, “Truth”?

Is the Hebrew Matthew an Authentic Document?

The Hebrew New Testament Misunderstanding

Why Hell Must Be Eternal

The Role of History in Messianic Biblical Interpretation

The Work of the Holy Spirit: Perfection of the Heart

The Work of the Holy Spirit: Perfection of the Mind

Humanity as Our Business

I

Introducing the Biblical Appointments

Is Circumcision for Everyone?

Are Non-Jewish Believers Really a Part of Israel? audio

J

Jumpin’ Junia(s)

K

Being Realistic About Kosher

Biblically Kosher? Rabbinic Kosher?

Is Eating Kosher Really Healthier?

Our Family Experiences Going Kosher

A Summarization of Jewish Kosher Traditions

How Do We Properly Keep Kosher?

L

Matthew 5:17-19: Has the Law Been Fulfilled? video

Galatians 3:23-24: Are Messianic Youth Properly Trained in the Torah and All of the Scriptures? audio/video

M

The Impact of the Maccabees on First Century Judaism

What is the Mark of the Beast?

Genesis 9:3-7: Why Meat?

The Significance of the Messiah Event

Is Messiah the Termination of the Torah?

Answering the “Frequently Avoided Questions” About the Messiahship of Yeshua

Introduction to Things Messianic

Ephesians 4:29: How Are Messianics to Properly Communicate?

How Are We to Live as Modern Messianics?

Considering Messianic Jewish Fears of Replacement and Irrelevance

A Messianic Spiritual Inventory

Adopting a Messianic Lifestyle

Millennium Madness or Prophecy Awareness?

The Effect of Mysticism and Gnosticism on the Messianic Movement

Encountering Mythology: A Case Study from the Flood Narratives

N

What is the New Covenant? video

O

Sadducees, Pharisees, and the Controversy of Counting the Omer

Approaching One Law Controversies: Sorting Through the Legalism audio

P

Is the Story of Yeshua Pagan?

A Summarization of Passover Traditions

You Want to be a Pharisee

Is God’s Purpose Bigger?

Is Polygamy for Today? The Case Against Polygamy

The Top Reasons People Believe in the Pre-Trib Rapture

A Summarization of Purim Traditions

Purim, Haman, and Anti-Semitism

Q

Questionable Authority

R

Messianic Believers and Religious Symbols

The Certainty of the Resurrection (planned)

A Restoration of Israel–Without the Jews?

S

How Did We Lose the Sabbath?

Sacred Name Concerns

What is Salvation?

The Assurance of Our Salvation

Romans 1:18-25: Is Salvation Only Available for those who Profess Faith in Yeshua?

Being Realistic About Shabbat

How Do We Properly Keep Shabbat?

A Summarization of Jewish Shabbat Traditions

Today’s Messianic People and Shabbat: Moving Beyond “Saturday Church”

Our Weekly Shabbat

What Does the Shema Really Mean?

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

The Last Seder and Yeshua’s Passover Chronology

Skewing the Basic Facts of Scripture

The Song of Moses and God’s Mission for His People

The Responsibility of the Sower

A Summarization of Shavuot Traditions

A Summarization of Sukkot Traditions

Is Sunday “the Lord’s Day”?

T

Is Being “Taken” Always a Good Thing?

The Third Commandment and the Divine Name

Torah As Constitution

Addressing the Frequently Avoided Issues Messianic Encounter in the Torah

Micah 4:1-3; Isaiah 2:2-4: “The Torah Will Go Forth From Zion”

Approaching Two-House Controversies audio

Cross-Examining the Two-House Teaching audio

U

What Does “Under the Law” Really Mean?

What Does “Under the Law” Really Mean?–A Further Study video

The Top Ten Urban Myths of Today’s Messianic Movement

W

What Are We Really Doing?

What Are “Works of the Law”? video

Y

A Summarization of Yom Kippur Traditions

A Summarization of Yom Teruah/Rosh HaShanah Traditions