5 December, 2020

Messianic Apologetics

Addressing the Theological and Spiritual Issues of the Broad Messianic Movement

Articles

unless otherwise noted, Scripture quotations are from the 1995 New American Standard Update (NASU)

All Articles are downloadable in PDF format


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To Be Absent From the Body

reproduced from To Be Absent From the Body

Anti-Semitism in the Two-House Movement

reproduced from Israel in Future Prophecy

Basic Messianic Apologetics

reproduced from Introduction to Things Messianic

The Great Apostasy

reproduced from When Will the Messiah Return?

What Are the Lord’s Appointed Times?

reproduced from Torah In the Balance, Volume I

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How Do You Study the Bible?

reproduced from The Messianic Walk

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Why We Should Celebrate Chanukah

reproduced from the Messianic Winter Holiday Helper

Chanukah and Encountering Worldly Philosophies

reproduced from the Messianic Winter Holiday Helper

The Importance of Chanukah

reproduced from the Messianic Winter Holiday Helper

A Summarization of Chanukah Traditions

reproduced from the Messianic Winter Holiday Helper

When Did “the Church” Begin?

reproduced from Introduction to Things Messianic

Is Circumcision for Everyone?

reproduced from Torah In the Balance, Volume II

Congregations Among Us

reproduced from Confronting Critical Issues

The Christmas Challenge

reproduced from the Messianic Winter Holiday Helper

The State of Christology in Today’s Messianic Movement

reproduced from Salvation on the Line, Volume I

The Quest for Credibility

reproduced from Confronting Critical Issues

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

reproduced from Confronting Critical Issues

Does the New Testament Annul the Biblical Appointments?

reproduced from Torah In the Balance, Volume I

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What is the Problem With Easter?

reproduced from the Messianic Spring Holiday Helper

To Eat or Not to Eat?

reproduced from the Messianic Kosher Helper

The End-Times: What Should We Expect?

reproduced from Introduction to Things Messianic

The Biblical, Rebellious Legacy of the Northern Kingdom of Ephraim

reproduced from Israel in Future Prophecy

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

reproduced from Israel in Future Prophecy

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The Faithfulness of Yeshua the Messiah

reproduced from The New Testament Validates Torah

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Biblical Equality and Today’s Messianic Movement

reproduced from Confronting Critical Issues

What About “the Gentiles”?

reproduced from Israel in Future Prophecy

Can We Trust the Greek Scriptures?

reproduced from Confronting Critical Issues

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A Messianic Perspective on Halloween

reproduced from the Messianic Fall Holiday Helper

Is the Hebrew Matthew an Authentic Document?

reproduced from the Messianic Torah Helper

The Hebrew New Testament Misunderstanding

reproduced from Confronting Critical Issues

Why Hell Must Be Eternal

reproduced from Why Hell Must Be Eternal

The Role of History in Messianic Biblical Interpretation

reproduced from Introduction to Things Messianic

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The Contours of Jewish Evangelism

reproduced from The Messianic Walk

What Contribution Are You Making to Jewish Evangelism?

reproduced from Messianic Beginnings

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Being Realistic About Kosher

reproduced from the Messianic Kosher Helper

Biblically Kosher? Rabbinic Kosher?

reproduced from the Messianic Kosher Helper

Is Eating Kosher Really Healthier?

reproduced from the Messianic Kosher Helper

A Summarization of Jewish Kosher Traditions

reproduced from the Messianic Kosher Helper

How Do We Properly Keep Kosher?

reproduced from the Messianic Kosher Helper

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The Impact of the Maccabees on First Century Judaism

reproduced from the Messianic Winter Holiday Helper

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

reproduced from The New Testament Validates Torah

Genesis 9:3-7: Why Meat?

reproduced from the Messianic Kosher Helper

Men and Women in the Body of Messiah: Answering 50 Crucial Questions

reproduced from Men and Women in the Body of Messiah: Answering Crucial Questions

Men and Women in the Body of Messiah: Answering Messianic Questions

reproduced from Men and Women in the Body of Messiah: Answering Crucial Questions

The Significance of the Messiah Event

reproduced from the Messianic Torah Helper

Is Messiah the Termination of the Torah?

reproduced from Introduction to Things Messianic

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

reproduced from Confronting Critical Issues

Introduction to Things Messianic

reproduced from Introduction to Things Messianic

What Does it Mean to Participate in a Messianic Congregation?

reproduced from The Messianic Walk

The Wild and Wonderful World of the Broad Messianic Movement

reproduced from The Messianic Walk

Navigating Through a Very Small Messianic Movement

reproduced from The Messianic Walk

How Are Messianics to Properly Communicate?

reproduced from Confronting Critical Issues

Considering Messianic Jewish Fears of Replacement and Irrelevance

reproduced from the Messianic Torah Helper

Adopting a Messianic Lifestyle

reproduced from Introduction to Things Messianic

The Messianic Mission

reproduced from The Messianic Walk

How Are We to Live as Modern Messianics?

reproduced from Confronting Critical Issues

The Effect of Mysticism and Gnosticism on the Messianic Movement

reproduced from Confronting Critical Issues

A Survey of Messianic Theology

reproduced from The Messianic Walk

Encountering Mythology: A Case Study from the Flood Narratives

reproduced from Confronting Critical Issues

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What is the New Covenant?

reproduced from The New Testament Validates Torah

Are Non-Jewish Believers Really a Part of Israel?

reproduced from Are Non-Jewish Believers Really a Part of Israel?

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Approaching One Law Controversies: Sorting Through the Legalism

reproduced from the Messianic Torah Helper

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Is the Story of Yeshua Pagan?

reproduced from Confronting Critical Issues

A Summarization of Passover Traditions

reproduced from the Messianic Spring Holiday Helper

You Want to be a Pharisee

reproduced from Introduction to Things Messianic

Is Polygamy for Today? The Case Against Polygamy

reproduced from Men and Women in the Body of Messiah: Answering Crucial Questions

The Top Reasons People Believe in the Pre-Trib Rapture

reproduced from The Dangers of Pre-Tribulationism

A Summarization of Purim Traditions

reproduced from the Messianic Spring Holiday Helper

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Messianic Believers and Religious Symbols

reproduced from Torah In the Balance, Volume II

The Calling of Ruth and Non-Jewish Believers in Today’s Messianic Movement

reproduced from The Messianic Walk

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How Did We Lose the Sabbath?

reproduced from the Messianic Sabbath Helper

Sacred Name Concerns

reproduced from Introduction to Things Messianic

The Assurance of Our Salvation

reproduced from Introduction to Things Messianic

Being Realistic About Shabbat

reproduced from the Messianic Sabbath Helper

How Do We Properly Keep Shabbat?

reproduced from the Messianic Sabbath Helper

A Summarization of Jewish Shabbat Traditions

reproduced from the Messianic Sabbath Helper

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

reproduced from the Messianic Sabbath Helper

What Does the Shema Really Mean?

reproduced from Confronting Critical Issues

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

reproduced from the Messianic Torah Helper

The Last Seder and Yeshua’s Passover Chronology

reproduced from the Messianic Spring Holiday Helper

A Summarization of Shavuot Traditions

reproduced from the Messianic Spring Holiday Helper

A Summarization of Sukkot Traditions

reproduced from the Messianic Fall Holiday Helper

Is Sunday “the Lord’s Day”?

reproduced from the Messianic Sabbath Helper

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Torah As Constitution

reproduced from the Messianic Torah Helper

Addressing the Frequently Avoided Issues Messianics Encounter in the Torah

reproduced from the Messianic Torah Helper

A Torah Foundation

reproduced from The Messianic Walk

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

reproduced from the Messianic Torah Helper

Approaching Two-House Controversies

reproduced from Israel in Future Prophecy

Cross-Examining the Two-House Teaching

reproduced from Israel in Future Prophecy

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What Does “Under the Law” Really Mean?

reproduced from Introduction to Things Messianic

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

reproduced from The New Testament Validates Torah

The Top Ten Urban Myths of Today’s Messianic Movement

reproduced from Confronting Critical Issues

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The Waters of Immersion

reproduced from Torah In the Balance, Volume II

What Are “Works of the Law”?

reproduced from The New Testament Validates Torah

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How Do We that Yeshua of Nazareth is the Messiah?

reproduced from The Messianic Walk

A Summarization of Yom Kippur Traditions

reproduced from the Messianic Fall Holiday Helper

A Summarization of Yom Teruah/Rosh HaShanah Traditions

reproduced from the Messianic Fall Holiday Helper

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