The Wild and Wonderful World of the Broad Messianic Movement
There are different groups which one will encounter today, who use the term “Messianic” in some form or fashion. What do each of these groups really stand for, in terms of their mission and theology? How challenging is it, to perhaps find a diversity of people attending your local Messianic congregation—without even realizing it?
Approaching Male and Female Head Covering Garments
Throughout today’s Messianic Jewish movement, many men wear the kippah or yarmulke, in deference to Jewish tradition. By many, this is thought to be prohibited by Holy Scripture.
In various sectors of the independent Hebrew/Hebraic Roots movement, there are many women who wear some kind of head garment, in their adherence to statements appearing in 1 Corinthians 11. By many, this is thought to be required by Holy Scripture.
Modesty Controversies in the Messianic Community
Issues involving dress and modesty can be very hard fought in various sectors of today’s broad Messianic movement. How do we identify and navigate through some of the extremes?
Is Your Torah Observance a Genuine Work of the Holy Spirit?
Obedience to God and to His Law is expected of His people. But how much of the purported obedience that we demonstrate, is truly a product of the sanctifying work of His Holy Spirit on our hearts and minds—versus a putrid and stale activity of our mortal flesh?
Have You Ever Heard of the Metaphorical View of Eternal Punishment?
Too many are not aware that the majority view of theologians, since the Protestant Reformation, has been that the unrepentant wicked suffer eternally—but not by writhing in an endless lake or pool of magma, molten lead, and sulfur. Instead, the metaphorical view of the wicked suffering everlasting exile from God the Creator, has been what has been affirmed.
Yeshua the Messiah as the “Son of Man”
Yeshua the Messiah frequently said that He was the “Son of Man.” Would this not logically imply that the Messiah is entirely a human figure, and not at all God?
The Calling of Ruth and Non-Jewish Believers in Today’s Messianic Movement
What does it mean for non-Jewish Believers in today’s Messianic Jewish movement to possess a “Ruth calling”?
Addressing the Two-House Teaching
Where does your ministry currently stand in regard to the Two-House teaching?
Who or What Were the Nephilim?
Who do you believe that the Nephilim of Genesis 6 were? Do you believe that these were fallen angels who had sexual relations with human females?