Many people in today’s Messianic community treat the seventh-day Sabbath as a kind of “Saturday church” more than as a time to rest from labor, focus on God and one’s brethren, and enter into something special.
J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics reviews how a Messianic congregation or assembly, has various similarities and differences between a Jewish synagogue or a Protestant church.
Judah Himango and John McKee both agree that God’s Torah is essential instruction to be known, studied, and implemented by all of His people—yet there are challenges and problems which have to be navigated when one identifies the extremes of legalism and lawlessness.
J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics responds to three categories of questions: Tanach (OT), Apostolic Scriptures (NT), and theology/Biblical Studies.
1. Does Leviticus 11 only command ethnic Israelites to follow the kosher dietary laws?
2. Yeshua says that only God is good.
3. Are today’s Messianic people “Christians”?
J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics addresses various difficulties and misunderstandings witnessed in parts of the Messianic community when the issue of protocol, specifically involving outward things, is in play.
J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics addresses much of the confusion that can be created by Hebrew Roots memes stressing a “Torah observant” Yeshua—which are deliberately meant to antagonize evangelical Christian people.
Mark and Margaret Huey, and John McKee, each talk about what it means for today’s Messianic movement to see itself as recapturing the First Century faith experience in the Twenty-First Century. (1) Mixed assemblies of Jewish and non-Jewish Believers; (2) a polytheistic and immoral Roman Empire; (3) small home fellowships of Believers.
J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics discusses some of significant challenges that non-Jewish Believers have, in entering and staying in the Messianic movement.