Tag Archives: bilateral ecclesiology

‘Is the Torah only for the Jews?’ (Book Recommendation)

Lately, I have been so busy studying and training for a new position at work.  In my very limited spare time I have been reading and thoroughly enjoying a terrific primer that every person coming into an Hebraic understanding of … Continue reading

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One Law for All? Reviewing JK McKee Pt. 1

Lately, this blog and James Pyles, of My Morning Meditations, have had a considerable amount of interaction.  It really started with in the lengthy discussion after my negative review of Boaz Michael’s Tent of David and blossomed into a healthy … Continue reading

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JK McKee’s ‘Are Non-Jewish Believers Really A Part Of Israel?

I knew when I wrote the review of Tent of David that it was going to spark some discussion…  I had no idea how much.  Frankly, in the midst of a spirited exchange, I have been encouraged by the grace … Continue reading

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כל־בשׂר : “all flesh” means?

Last week in an email discussion with a friend over what the responsibilities of the Gentile are to the Torah, he said, “I never said a Gentile couldn’t go beyond the minimum standard set in the Acts 15 halachic ruling, … Continue reading

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‘Cheapening’ Jewish identity?? Oh, really??!

Great article and comments, especially by John Reiler: Does It “Cheapen” Jewish Identity When a Gentile Practices the Torah of Israel? And, the article OMJ is addressing is: Unity in Messiah: A Commentary on One Law and Gentiles   Those … Continue reading

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Leviticus 19 ~ Apologetically, A Most Useful Chapter!

The Parsha for this last Shabbat was ‘Kedoshim,’ and it is a dynamite chapter dealing with holiness and how to be ‘holy ones.’  We took a super look at that in our weekly shabbat that you can download and listen … Continue reading

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Brad Scott’s Response… Hilarious.

We’ve talked a number of times on this blog about ‘One Law.’  Frankly, I’ve avoided directly addressing those who would divide the believers in Messiah with the false doctrine of ‘Bilateral ecclesiology’ or ‘Two Law.’  Brad Scott has a little … Continue reading

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How to Divide a Family… A Thought.

Recently, I happened across a Bethany Christian Services magazine and was reading a couple articles about adoption, and no, that is not something we are considering at this time.  But, a point in one of the articles prompted some thought … Continue reading

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One Law = Erasing Jewish Distinctives? Baloney!

While skimming a friend’s Google+ page, a post caught my eye and I had an electric thought!! This is what I saw: Tia Tita Shared publicly  –  Feb 7, 2014 “One hope to heal our land” 2Ch 7:14     … Continue reading

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Just Scales = One Law for All!!

Yesterday we talked about unjust scales. Following is a terrific short article from a different angle, but dealing with the same issue:  One Law. ________________ Messianic Gentile Manifesto A new friend of mine recently asked me to provide the basis … Continue reading

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Unjust Scales, Israel and the Church

On more than a few encounters with people discussing ‘the Church’ and ‘Israel of old,’ I have heard the idea that God dealt with them differently before the cross than He does now.  The idea gets presented in various forms … Continue reading

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Bilateral Ecclesiology. Antisemitism…. In Reverse?

A book I read recently hit a nerve.  Frankly, I didn’t realize it was such a sore spot until that moment. More than a few times in the last couple months, I have run into a theological debate/discussion about ecclesiology.  … Continue reading

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A few more book recommendations…

So, I’ve been catching up on my reading…  The pile hasn’t shrunk much, but at least I am getting through some of them.  (More coming tomorrow… LOL!) Here are two recommendations, the first without reservations, the second with a caveat. … Continue reading

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