In examining some Messianic Jewish teaching materials, they explained to me that the Commonwealth of Israel is made up of both the Jewish people and the Church, sort of like the British Commonwealth. They have actually said that as a non-Jewish Believer, I am really not a part of Israel, only the Commonwealth. Does this viewpoint have any legitimacy?
J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics reviews Ephesians 2:11-13, and whether or not it lends support to the idea that the Torah or Law of Moses has been abolished for the post-resurrection era.
J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics reviews Ephesians 2:8-9, and whether or not it lends support to the idea that the Torah or Law of Moses has been abolished for the post-resurrection era.
J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics responds to three categories of questions: Tanach (OT), Apostolic Scriptures (NT), and theology/Biblical Studies.
1. God established a Creation order in Genesis 3:16, didn’t He?
2. Paul upholds a Creation order in 1 Corinthians 11:3, doesn’t he?
3. Where do some people get the idea of a “mutual submission” between husbands and wives?
J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics provides a lengthy and detailed analysis of Ephesians 2:15: “For He Himself is our peace, who made both groups into one and broke down the barrier of the dividing wall, by abolishing in His flesh the enmity, which is the Law of commandments contained in ordinances, so that in Himself He might make the two into one new man, thus establishing peace” (NASU).