On Messiah Podcast, Jesus is Jewish, and that changes everything. Tune in to learn the teaching and kingdom message of Jesus from a Messianic Jewish perspective. We interview thinkers: scholars, pastors, Messianic rabbis, and others who are doing significant work in areas that relate to a Messianic Jewish reading of the Bible. Messiah Podcast is brought to you by Messiah Magazine, a publication of First Fruits of Zion.
04 - Who Knew Luke Was a Jew?! | Rabbi Dr. Mark Kinzer
Was Luke Jewish? And does the gospel of Luke affirm or deny the ongoing role of the Torah, the Jewish people, and the city of Jerusalem in God’s redemptive plan? Messianic Jewish Rabbi Dr. Mark Kinzer joins the show to discuss the authorship of the Gospel of Luke and the perspective the author brings to the Gospel.
– Timecode Guide –
0:00 – Welcome to Messiah Podcast! Who is Rabbi Dr. Mark Kinzer?
7:55 – Can a case be made that Luke was Jewish and is that important?
17:25 – How is Luke and Acts typically interpreted to perpetuate replacement theology?
25:20 – What is the Gospel Message according to the author of Luke and Acts?
32:09 – Have the people of Israel been replaced by the Church?
38:12 – What does Torah observance look like for the author of Luke and Acts?
47:16 – What is Luke’s view of the connections between Yeshua and Jerusalem?
55:22 – What is Society for Post Supersessionis Theology?
1:00:09 – What is Yachad B’Yeshua?
1:07:02 – The backstory of Dr. Kinzer’s new book with Rabbi Russ Resnick “Besorah”
1:10:44 – Ryan Lambert & Damian Eisner discuss their key takeaways from the conversation.
– Resources Mentioned –
Besorah: The Resurrection of Jerusalem and the Healing of a Fractured Gospel
Jerusalem Crucified, Jerusalem Risen: The Resurrected Messiah, the Jewish People, and the Land of Promise
Postmissionary Messianic Judaism: Redefining Christian Engagement with the Jewish People
N. T. Wright and Mark Kinzer: A Debate on the Meaning of Israel
Society for Post Supersessionist Theology
First Fruits of Zion
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03 - Biblical Festivals and Disciples of Jesus | D. Thomas Lancaster
Should the disciples of Jesus celebrate the holy days of the Bible? Or would that be a step backwards in how we express our faithfulness to Jesus? On this episode of Messiah Podcast, we are joined by First Fruits of Zion Director of Education, D. Thomas Lancaster, to discuss why the holidays of the Bible are important for all disciples of Jesus.
The Holy Days, Returning the Biblical Festivals to the Disciples of Jesus.
Restoration, Returning the Torah of Moses to the Disciples of Jesus
HaYesod, The Festivals
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02 - Prophecy, Torah Club, and the Origins of First Fruits of Zion | Boaz Michael
Isaiah said that a day would come when the Torah would go forth from Zion. How is that prophetic vision beginning to unfold in the world and how can you be part of it? First Fruits of Zion founder and director Boaz Michael joins Messiah podcast to share the miraculous story of the origin of First Fruits of Zion and how the organization has grown and matured through the years from a publisher of commentaries to an international network of Bible study groups that are nurturing disciples of the Jewish Jesus.
0:00 – What is compelling and encouraging about the founding of First Fruits of Zion?
2:36 – On the road for the sixteen-week Shalom Tour.
3:52 – The historical context behind the emergence of Messianic Judaism
19:15 – How First Fruits of Zion came to be
37:15 – Torah Rediscovered: A maturing stage
44:03 – Torah Club: Growth and Expansion
54:12 – Future impact and growth of Torah Club
63:37 – Ryan & Ruben discuss their takeaways from Boaz’s story
Messianic Luminary Series from Vine of David
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01 - Is Messianic Judaism Compatible with Protestant Christianity? | Jacob Fronczak
In this inaugural episode of Messiah Podcast, pastor Jacob Fronczak, discusses his new book, Rethinking the FIve Solaé, and answers the tough question, “Is Messianic Judaism compatible with the five foundations of Protestantism?” We also take some time to share what our listeners can expect from Messiah Podcast. This show is brought to you by Messiah Magazine and discusses the teachings and kingdom message of Jesus from a Messianic Jewish perspective.
0:00 – Meet Ryan and Ruben, the Messiah Podcast hosts.
4:44 – Introducing pastor and author Jacob Fronczak.
9:45 – What are the Five Solae? What are they for?
13:21 – What inspired the writing of this book?
15:59 – What do the Five Solae have to do with Protestant anti-Semitism?
19:19 – Bible-only-ism—why is it problematic?
29:30 – What is behind the Protestant trend toward Catholicism and non-denominational mega-churches?
33:36 – Messianic Judaism has an opportunity to build a historical biblically rooted theology.
35:20 – Why are the Five Solae and Messianic Judaism incompatible?
40:30 – Ryan and Ruben debrief from their conversation, sharing their own highlights.
Rethinking the Five Solae: Why Messianic Judaism Is Incompatible with the Five Foundations of Protestantism
Yeshua Matters: Putting the Jewish Rabbi Back at the Center of Christianity
Israel Matters: Putting the Jewish People Back at the Center of God’s Plan
Restoration: Returning the Torah of Moses to the Disciples of Jesus
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