The Wild and Wonderful World of the Broad Messianic Movement

19 August, 2019 J.K. McKee 0

There are different groups which one will encounter today, who use the term “Messianic” in some form or fashion. What do each of these groups really stand for, in terms of their mission and theology? How challenging is it, to perhaps find a diversity of people attending your local Messianic congregation—without even realizing it?

Approaching Male and Female Head Covering Garments

11 August, 2019 J.K. McKee 0

Throughout today’s Messianic Jewish movement, many men wear the kippah or yarmulke, in deference to Jewish tradition. By many, this is thought to be prohibited by Holy Scripture.

In various sectors of the independent Hebrew/Hebraic Roots movement, there are many women who wear some kind of head garment, in their adherence to statements appearing in 1 Corinthians 11. By many, this is thought to be required by Holy Scripture.

Have You Ever Heard of the Metaphorical View of Eternal Punishment?

30 July, 2019 J.K. McKee 0

Too many are not aware that the majority view of theologians, since the Protestant Reformation, has been that the unrepentant wicked suffer eternally—but not by writhing in an endless lake or pool of magma, molten lead, and sulfur. Instead, the metaphorical view of the wicked suffering everlasting exile from God the Creator, has been what has been affirmed.

Ecclesiastes 9:5-10 and the State of the Dead

9 July, 2019 J.K. McKee 0

Is it not true that Ecclesiastes 9:5 says that “the dead know nothing”? Why are there people in today’s Messianic movement who believe that when they die they will go to Paradise or Heaven, when Ecclesiastes is clear that they will be unconscious?

What happens at death?

3 July, 2019 J.K. McKee 0

How are today’s Messianic people to best approach the topic of what happens at death? Do people die, and then enter into complete unconsciousness until the resurrection? Or, do people die, and then have their consciousness transferred to another dimension, until the resurrection? Is “soul sleep” something that we need to be seriously considering, or does it need to be dismissed as a false teaching?

Worship of Yeshua

30 June, 2019 J.K. McKee 0

How important is worship of Yeshua, witnessed in the Scriptures, to regarding Yeshua as being genuinely God?