Messianic Apologetics



“But the Scripture Says…” – McKee Moment

People have a tendency not to recognize that the correct interpretation of Scripture, is their interpretation.


New Wine, Old Wineskins – FAQ

I really do not get the “Messianic movement.” Jesus said that He came to bring us all new wine, and told us that you can’t put new wine in old wineskins. The old way of Judaism has been replaced by the new way of Christianity.


Chanukah – McKee Moment

How should Messianic people approach Chanukah?


Hebrews 5:8-14 – Hebrews Study

This Bible Study podcast on the Epistle to the Hebrews, explores this text of Holy Scripture from a Messianic perspective. In this study, we will be reviewing Hebrews 5:8-14. Have your Bible handy, and be prepared to take notes!


Christmas – McKee Moment

How should Messianic people approach Christmas?


Maneuvering Around Messianic Factionalism – Shabbat School

There are different spiritual and theological “camps” in today’s Messianic Jewish movement. And beyond this is a Hebrew Roots movement ten to twenty times its size! How do individual Messianic people and families maneuver their way around some of this, as they seek to humbly serve God and His Kingdom?


Why Do You Use the New American Standard? – McKee Moment

J.K. McKee principally uses the 1995 New American Standard Update. Why?


Survey of Genesis – Tanach Survey Study

This Bible Study podcast surveys the Book of Genesis from a Messianic perspective. Have your study Bible handy, and be prepared to take notes!


What or Where is Sheol? – McKee Moment

Is Sheol the grave or the netherworld?


The Christmas Challenge – Articles

No matter who you are or what religious ideology you hold to, the Winter holiday season involving Christmas will be a challenge.


Messianics and the Dietary Laws – McKee Moment

Where does the Messianic movement stand on kosher?


Hebrews 5:1-7 – Hebrews Study

This Bible Study podcast on the Epistle to the Hebrews, explores this text of Holy Scripture from a Messianic perspective. In this study, we will be reviewing Hebrews 5:1-7. Have your Bible handy, and be prepared to take notes!


Being Affected by Culture or Experience – McKee Moment

Does an acceptance of an egalitarian ideology, truly originate from a compromise with culture?


Considering Modernity and Post-Modernity – Shabbat School

The Messianic movement of the 2020s will have no choice, but to confront issues of modernity and post-modernity—if it truly intends to survive and not lose the next generation.


Women in Ministry – FAQ

What is your position on women in ministry? Should Messianic women be allowed to be teachers, pastors/rabbis, or occupy positions of leadership?


James 1:13-15: Yeshua Can’t Be God Because He Was Tempted? – McKee Moment

Has God ever been tempted?


Philippians 2:5-11: “The Hymn of Messiah”

How are we to understand the Messiah Hymn of Philippians 2:5-11 and the nature of the equality that Yeshua has with God?


Approaching Sexual Ethics in Today’s Messianic Movement – McKee Moment

Today’s Messianic movement is grossly under-prepared to deal with sexual ethics.


Who or What is the Figure of Wisdom? – McKee Moment

Could it not be true that Yeshua is Wisdom?


Hebrews 4:8-16 – Hebrews Study

This Bible Study podcast on the Epistle to the Hebrews, explores this text of Holy Scripture from a Messianic perspective. In this study, we will be reviewing Hebrews 4:8-16. Have your Bible handy, and be prepared to take notes!


We Need Theological Help! – McKee Moment

What are some resources that might help you navigate the controversial subjects soon facing us?


Introducing Shabbat School

Messianic Apologetics editor J.K. McKee introduces our new Shabbat School program.


Dualism – FAQ

Is it not true that the idea of an intermediate afterlife in Heaven or Hell is predicated on dualism? Is it not true that dualism was a philosophical view that originated with the Greeks, and not with Scripture?


Matthew 10:28: Are the Condemned Really Obliterated From Existence? – McKee Moment

“Destroy” in Matthew 10:28 does not automatically mean obliterated from existence.


Colossians 1:15-20: “Subverting Wisdom, Asserting Messiah”

Does the hymn of Colossians 1:15-20 equate Yeshua with the created figure of Wisdom, from Second Temple literature? Or, does this hymn decree some of the main differences between Yeshua and Wisdom?


John 3:12-13: No Going to Heaven After Death? – McKee Moment

What is the context of John 3:12-13?


Is There Paganism in the Tanach? – McKee Moment

What do Messianics do when they encounter paganism in the Tanach?


Hebrews 4:1-7 – Hebrews Study

This Bible Study podcast on the Epistle to the Hebrews, explores this text of Holy Scripture from a Messianic perspective. In this study, we will be reviewing Hebrews 4:1-7. Have your Bible handy, and be prepared to take notes!


Putting Yourself into the Biblical Story – McKee Moment

What are the advantages and disadvantages of reading yourself into a Bible story?


“What Are the Lord’s Appointed Times?” (CH4) – When Will the Messiah Return? Audio Book


“The Seven Assemblies of Revelation, and the Philadelphian Congregation” (CH3) – When Will the Messiah Return? Audio Book


“The Second Coming” (CH2) – When Will the Messiah Return? Audio Book


“The Time to Come” (CH1) – When Will the Messiah Return? Audio Book


John 1:1-18: “The Word Was God”

There are many who try to say, with poor linguistic support. That “the Word was God” only means that Yeshua was supernatural, but not actually God. Why is this a false conclusion?


What the Calendar Debate is Really All About – McKee Moment

The calendar debate is about trying to predict the Second Coming.


What Do You Think About Out of Body Experiences? – McKee Moment

Are out of body experiences real, or fake?


Hebrews 3:7-19 – Hebrews Study

This Bible Study podcast on the Epistle to the Hebrews, explores this text of Holy Scripture from a Messianic perspective. In this study, we will be reviewing Hebrews 3:7-19. Have your Bible handy, and be prepared to take notes!


Is the Biblical Canon Sufficient? – McKee Moment

Do today’s Messianic people need to be actively studying extra-Biblical texts for their spiritual enlightenment?


What is the JEDP Documentary Hypothesis? – McKee Moment

Today’s Messianic movement really does not know what to do with Pentateuchal source criticism.


The Messianic Mission

What is the Messianic Jewish movement? Why are you possibly a part of it? Do you even have a basic idea of why it got started, and what it is really all about?


Does the Term “Gentile” Really Mean Pagan? – McKee Moment

Does Ephesians 2:11 say that non-Jewish Believers are “former Gentiles”?


Do You Come From a “Moral Law” Perspective? – McKee Moment

In the Reformed and Wesleyan traditions, the Law of Moses has been customarily sub-divided into the moral, civil, and ceremonial law.


Hebrews 3:1-6 – Hebrews Study

This Bible Study podcast on the Epistle to the Hebrews, explores this text of Holy Scripture from a Messianic perspective. In this study, we will be reviewing Hebrews 3:1-6. Have your Bible handy, and be prepared to take notes!


Is there an English Translation of the Septuagint? – McKee Moment

Do you need help using the Septuagint, because you do not know of any English versions accessible as a guide?