J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics addresses the question, “What do egalitarians frequently mean by emphasizing ‘mutual submission’?” Ephesians 5:21-33 is reviewed from a mutualist perspective.
J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics goes through the study questions for Ch 7 in the Messianic Beginnings workbook:
1. List some differences that you have observed between being “Christian” and being “Messianic.”
2. Why do you think many Christians oppose the Torah obedience of Messianics?
3. After being saved, do you think that we should all retain the faith of a child? Explain what it means to “abide” in the Lord.
4. Do you know people who give reasons for not following the Torah? What do they say?
5. What is the key difference between Messianics and Christians relating to Yeshua and the Torah?
David Wilber speaks to author and theologian, J. K. McKee, about some of the criticisms they’ve received from blogger Pete Rambo on the topic of biblical egalitarianism.
J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics discusses a number of the difficulties that new Messianic Believers from evangelical backgrounds commonly go through.
J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics reviews how within some of the current debates over polygamy raging within the Hebrew Roots movement, that Yeshua’s own perspective of marriage in Matthew 19:1-12 is being left decisively out.
J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics goes through the study questions for Ch 6 in the Messianic Beginnings workbook:
1. What verses in the Torah does Peter quote from where the Lord says “you shall be holy for I am holy”? What is some of the context of “holiness,” knowing its Torah background?
2. What is the Hebrew term kashrut derived from?
3. What was the first commandment given to Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden?
4. Describe what the forbidden fruit might have been like in light of the Hebrew word ta’avah.
5. Do you or do you not believe that there was an understanding of clean and unclean prior to the Noahdic Flood? Why or why not?
6. Do you think that the Tanach (Old Testament) meaning of “food” carries over into the Apostolic Scriptures (New Testament)? Why or why not?
7. List some of the land animals, marine creatures, and birds that people eat today which are considered unclean according to the Torah.
8. What is the interpretation of Peter’s vision of Acts 10, given by Peter himself?
9. What aspects of your diet do you think may have to change?
10. What do you think about those who defiantly oppose the dietary laws in light of Isaiah 66?
J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics discusses the place that the dietary laws play in the Torah practices of today’s Messianic Believers, common objections issued to their ongoing relevance, and constructive ways that Messianic people can sanctify their diet.
Issues involving men and women in the Body of Messiah, are not too frequently discussed in today’s Messianic movement, unless they are from a relatively strict complementarian viewpoint. John McKee of Messianic Apologetics approaches the subject of men and women from an egalitarian perspective. In this episode, we respond to some of the feedback we have received throughout our Men and Women series, addressing: the issue of single and celibate men and women in today’s Messianic movement, and the difficulties they face in not being treated as the equals of married persons.
J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics discusses a number of dramatic incidents that he has witnessed in his 25 years of being involved in the Messianic movement. These are supposed to be points of learning, but unfortunately the Messianic community at large often does not use them as such.