J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics introduces this study of Paul’s letter of Ephesians. This is Part 2 of 2 of our Introduction to this letter, where we will be discussing issues of how this letter has been approached in contemporary theology, and what it might mean for today’s Messianic community. Have your Bible handy, and be prepared to take notes!
“I am the LORD, that is My name; I will not give My glory to another, nor My praise to graven images” (NASU).
J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics introduces this study of Paul’s letter of Ephesians. This is Part 1 of 2 of our Introduction to this letter, where we will be discussing issues of authorship, the location of the the author, the date of Ephesians, and the target audience. Have your Bible handy, and be prepared to take notes!
“O LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, who is enthroned above the cherubim, You are the God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth. You have made heaven and earth” (Isaiah 37:16, NASU).
“Thus says the LORD, your Redeemer, and the one who formed you from the womb, ‘I, the LORD, am the maker of all things, stretching out the heavens by Myself and spreading out the earth all alone’” (Isaiah 44:24, NASU).
“You alone are the LORD. You have made the heavens, the heaven of heavens with all their host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them. You give life to all of them and the heavenly host bows down before You” (Nehemiah 9:6, NASU).
“The sea is His, for it was He who made it, and His hands formed the dry land. Come, let us worship and bow down, let us kneel before the LORD our Maker. For He is our God, and we are the people of His pasture and the sheep of His hand…” (Psalm 95:5-7, NASU).
Mark Huey of Outreach Israel Ministries delivers the following Apostolic Scriptures Reflection for Bereisheet: Matthew 19:3-9; Mark 10:2-16; 1 Corinthians 6:15-20; Ephesians 5:28-33
Messianic Apologetics editor John McKee offer thoughts on the Creation/Evolution debate, after reading the book Confronting Old Testament Controversies by Tremper Longman III.
“For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; and the government will rest on His shoulders; and His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace. There will be no end to the increase of His government or of peace, on the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish it and to uphold it with justice and righteousness from then on and forevermore. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will accomplish this” (NASU).
Mark Huey of Outreach Israel Ministries delivers the following message on the Torah portion for this week: V’zot Ha’berakhah or “This is the blessing”