5 December, 2020

Messianic Apologetics

Addressing the Theological and Spiritual Issues of the Broad Messianic Movement

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions from the Messianic Apologetics Archives

The stated mission of Messianic Apologetics is: “Addressing the Theological and Spiritual Issues of the Broad Messianic Movement.”

Throughout the history of Messianic Apologetics (and its predecessor, the Theology News Network/TNN Online), we have had to field many, many questions. These questions have served as the basis for various articles, newsletters, books, commentaries, and an extensive FAQ database.

What is today’s Messianic movement? What are the issues involving Jewish outreach and evangelism? Why are so many non-Jewish Believers being guided into a lifestyle of Torah observance? The list of potential inquiries goes on and on…

The following volume is a paperback compilation of all of the significant Frequently Asked Questions that we have featured on our website from 2000-2018. We trust that this reference source will serve as a welcome edition to your home or congregational library!

642 pages

$29.99 paperback


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

All FAQs are downloadable in PDF format

A

Abomination of Desolation


Acts 8:27, 36, 38


Afterlife, negates need for resurrection


Afterlife, negates significance of death


Alcohol


Alef-Tav, Yeshua as the


Annihilationism (eternal punishment)


Antimessiah/antichrist


Antimessiah, Makes or Confirms Covenant


Anti-Semitism, Luther


Apocrypha


Apocrypha, Versions of


Aramaic Peshitta


B

Babylon


Beards


Bible Versions


Bible Versions, Messianic


Biblical Calendar


Biblical Faith, a Judaism


Biblical Festivals


Birth Control


Birth of Yeshua


Body-Brain-Consciousness Interaction


Breath of life, humans and animals


B’rit Chadashah


C

Calvinist-Arminian Controversy


Celibacy


Chanukah, Actions of Antiochus


Chanukah, Celebrated instead of Sukkot


Chanukah, Eight Days of Oil


Chanukah, Nine-Branched Menorah


Cheese, Kosher


Christianity, Pagan?


Christian Scholars


Christian, Title


Christians who do not keep Torah


Christmas


Christmas Dinner


Church Fathers


Church, missing after Revelation 4:1


Church, word of pagan origin


Cock/Rooster Crowing


Commonwealth of Israel


Communion


Concubines


1 Corinthians 6:9-10


1 Corinthians 6:12


1 Corinthians 7:17-24


1 Corinthians 14:34-35


2 Corinthians 5:8


Creationism


Crucifixion


Cult


D

Daniel 3:25


Death, as an unconscious sleep


Death, for Believers


Denying Messiah


Deuteronomy 6:25


Dictionaries/Lexicons


DNA Test for Semitic Ancestry


Doctors and Modern Medicine


Dualism


E

Easter


Egalitarianism, Leads to an Acceptance of Homosexuality


Ekklesia/Qahal (English word “church”)


Elements of the World (Galatians 4:3, 9; Colossians 2:8, 20)


End-Times Revival


Ephesians 2:14-15


Ephesians 6:11-17


Eternal life, physically alive forever


Exodus, date of


Exodus, numbers of


Exodus, Pharaoh who did not know Joseph


Exodus, route of


F

False Prophecy Predictions


Fasting


Final Generation


Fire Baptism


Fruits and Vegetables, Kosher


Fullness of the Nations


G

Galatians 3:24, 25


Galatians 5:2-3


Gelatin, Kosher


Genesis 5, 11 Genealogies


Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), Kosher


Gentile, Term


Glatt Kosher


God-Fearers


God and Lord, Pagan Titles


Good Fish, Bad Fish (Kosher)


H

Halal Meat (Islam)


Headcovering Garments


Heaven, prayer covering offered by deceased loved ones


Hebrew, Letter Pictures


Hebrew, Pure Language


Hebrew Versus Greek Mindset


Hebrews 9:1-5


Hell, Metaphorical View


Heresy, Heretic


Hour of Testing


Hunting


I

Illegal Drugs (Kosher)


Image of God, Human Beings


Image of God, Rulership


Inheritance in the Holy Land, Non-Jews


Isaac, Sacrificed


Isaiah 7:14


Isaiah 24:5


J

James, Name of


Jashar, Book of


JEDP Hypothesis


Jewish Marriage Analogy


Jots and Tittles


K

Kabbalah


Karaites, Karaite Judaism


L

Law of Moses, Binding on Christians


Least in the Kingdom


Leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees


Leavening Agents


Levirate Marriage


Leviticus 18:5


Liturgy, Hebrew


Lost Sheep of the House of Israel


Luke 16:19-31


Lunar Sabbath


M

Male Headship


Mark 7


Mark of the Beast


Matthew 5:17-19


Matthew 10:28


Matthew 16:18-19


Messiah, Confirms the Covenant


Messianic


Mixed Fibers


Moses, Write the Entire Torah?


Mushrooms, Kosher


N

Nazarene, Yeshua Called


Nephilim


New Moon


New Testament, Written in Hebrew


New Wine, Old Wineskins


Niddah, Laws of


Noahide Laws


Non-Jews, Inheritance in Holy Land


Non-profit organizations


O

Omer Count


One New Man (One New Humanity)


Original Order, Books of the Bible


P

Pagan, Christmas and Easter


PaRDeS


Passover, Eating Lamb


Passover, Egg on Seder Plate


Passover, Objections to Last Supper


Passover, Traditional Seder Meal


Paul, Name of


Paul, Opposed or Not Opposed to the Torah (Law)


Paul, Tentmaker


Philippians 1:23


Polygamy


Preterist Theology


Psychopannychy, growing in adherence


Psychopannychy, motivation for belief


Psychopannychy, term


Public Restaurants, Kosher


Purim


Q


R

Rabbi, Title


Rapture


Reformation


Resurrection, Late Belief


Resurrection, Sunday


Revelation 22:14


Romans 1:26-27


Romans 10:4


Rosh HaShanah


S

Sabbath Dismissal, Mark of the Beast


Sabbath, Jewish Tradition


Sabbath, Originated in Ancient Near Eastern Paganism


Sabbath Violation, Alleged by Yeshua


Sacrifices in the Millennium


Scripture Interpretation, Basic Guidelines for


Sensationalism, Messianic


Septuagint (LXX)


Smoking, Tobacco


Sukkot


T

Talmud


Tefillin


Textual Criticism


Thanksgiving Day


1 Thessalonians 2:14-16


Tithing


Tongues


Torah, Before Mount Sinai (Abraham)


Torah, command not to “Add to”


Torah, division of commandments


Torah, moral and ceremonial law


Torah, only focused on


Torah, Yeshua


Tradition, Role that it plays


Trinity


Two-House Teaching


Tzitzits


U

Unclean Things, Eating


Under the Law


V

Valentine’s Day


Violent Seize the Kingdom of God


W

Women in Ministry


Works of the Law


Wrath, spared from


X


Y

Yeshua, Divinity of


YHWH/YHVH


YHWH, Above the Cross


Yom Kippur, Fasting


Z


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