The guys talk about a new theory that is going around about the Melchizedek priesthood, and the keeping of Torah. This new theology is being promoted by David Perry in his two books, which the guys talk about. Rob & Caleb take a look at one of Perry’s books and discuss their views on this...
Show #197 – The Sacred Name: Is There New Evidence?
Nehemia Gordon has made some fantastic claims recently about the sacred name and what he claims is new evidence of the pronunciation. Are these claims true?
Show #194 – Justification, Does it Matter?
A discussion about the Protestant view of the sacraments and the idea that the Bible should be added to the list. Also, a conversation on an article written that suggests the reformation failed, and that Protestants and Catholics should reunite. What are the implications of this teaching?
Show #193 – Reformation Special: Indulgences
It’s the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Luther’s act of nailing the 95 theses to the door at Wittenberg is often seen as a push against Papal authority or salvation by works, but these issues would stem out of Luther’s fight against the doctrine of indulgences.
Show #175 – Interview with André-Philippe Therrien
This week we bring our friend and TorahResource Institute student André-Philippe Therrien onto the show to discuss the work he is doing on Alexander Hislop’s Two Babylons.
Show #171 – Hillel and Shammai
A look at the Greek word for “Christ” and the claim that it is a pagan word. Also, a discussion about Luther and the suggestion that he added to the Bible. The main topic looks at the idea that Hillel and Shammai were the prominent schools of religious thought in the first century.
Show #170 – Mark 14:27-28
A discuss the beginnings of the split between the standard Church view of the resurrection and the “Quartodecimans”. Also, if we keep some tradition, should we keep it all? and finally a look at Mark 14:27-28 and the claim that Yeshua is associating Himself with a false prophet.
Show #169: Passover Special with Dr. Brant Pitre
On this years Passover Special we invite Dr. Brant Pitre onto the show to discuss his book “Jesus and the Last Supper” and more specifically, his views on the chronology of the Passion. Dr. Pitre has written extensively on what has been termed the “Passover Hypothesis” and reconciles all four Gospel accounts together.
Show #168 – Mixed Bag
A look at several emails, included: Does modern day paganism inform us about ancient cult practices? What is it that Bede (an 8th century writer) actually says about the name “Easter”? And should the Messianic and Hebrew Roots movement hold to Rabbinic tradition so that we are not all doing our own thing? Finally, should...
Show #165 – Are You Listening?
The guys discuss a podcast put out by BDK and Justen Faull, two evangelicals that are addressing the Hebrew Roots movement. Also, a response to a message we received about Matthew Nolan. Were we out of line in our treatment of his teaching? Also, should we never say the name of a false God?
Show #160 – Isaiah 9:7
This week Rob takes us through the historical conversation of Isaiah 9:7 and the closed mem. This conversation looks at various manuscripts and texts throughout history. Rob created a PDF for people to follow along, which can be viewed by clicking the link below. https://www.torahresource.com/radio-files/the-rob-and-caleb-show/Vanhoff_160.pdf
Show #156 – Oldest Written Alphabet?
The guys address several questions sent in by listeners including, who is the final authority in dietary issues? Can we actually keep the Torah? Arrogance VS Frustration with the Hebrew Roots movement. The main topic focuses on a new book out by Douglas Petrovich in which he argues certain Egyptian inscriptions actually hold signs of...
Show #155 – Loose Ends
In this show the guys discuss various topics. Included is a discussion of Hebrew Word Pictures and the false information that is plaguing the Hebrew Roots Movement. Then a look at John 6 and the idea of hard sayings and the disciples of Yeshua being “all in.” Then a look at food offered to idols...
Show #153 – Christmas Special
Its the annual Christmas special in which the guys discuss Christmas to investigate the claims that its pagan. In this special, a debate with Zach Bauer and a Christian apologist is looked at. Also 119 Ministries video “Sun Burned” is discussed, and a debate over the choosing of Dec. 25th as Christ’s Birthday.
Show #150 – ETS/SBL Recap
The guys discuss their time at the Society of Biblical Literature and the Evangelical Theological Society annual meetings. Also discussed, a Facebook comment accusing Caleb of being “Harsh” on Messianics but weak towards Christians. A short rant about believers and Public Schools, and a questions is answered about the role of “Outdated” commands in the...
Show #148 – Q&A
Rob takes the week off so Tim Hegg (Caleb’s Father) sits in. Listener questions are discussed and answered. Included, a short look at Trinitarian doctrine in the Tanach, training for leaders, who or what is the Babylon talked about in Revelation 12? And is it wrong to call someone “Father” (Matt23).
Show #140 – Yeshua and the Mishnah
The guys invite Tim Hegg on the show to answer some questions that were asked of him. A response video to TorahResource’s teaching on the Hebrew word “Ger” is discussed. A recap of the TorahResource Institute 2016 family camp is given. Izzy Avraham from Holy Language Institute, and his new series on “What did Yeshua...
Show #139 – Gentiles in the Body of Messiah (Part 2)
Part 2 continues our look at a video by Tobi Janicki (from FFOZ) that looks at gentiles in the body of the Messiah.
Show #133 – Ecclesiology
A video by D. Thomas Lancaster (FFOZ) is looked at in which Lancaster suggests that Mark Kinzer’s book “Post-Missionary Messianic Judaism” is one of the greatest books within the Messianic realm, but then states its conclusion will not work in the Kingdom. He then goes on to propose a new model, which he is calling...
Show #129 – Scholarly Ideology
Several clips from a senate hearing on Isis are looked at in relation to religious ideology of those who reject mainstream scholarship in all normative religion. This concept is then looked at in regards to the Hebrew Israelite who appeared on Dr. James White’s Alpha & Omega Ministries podcast.
Show #119 – Various Papers
Four different papers/article on four topics are discussed. The Israel Bible and the websites guidelines for “open discussion” between Jews and Christians is looked at. A paper in the March 2016 JETS on Romans 2:12-15 is looked at. A new documentary by a “Messianic” and his stance on evangelism is looked at. And a recent...
Show #115: Two House? One Gospel!
The guys discuss an article put out by Ken Rank from United2Restore, in which he claims that Jews who keep Torah but don’t believe in Messiah, are still saved because they believe in a Messiah, and even though they don’t realize it, they really believe in Yeshua.
Show #114 – Same Messiah
An online conversation over a video takes center stage. Do orthodox, non believing Jews, believe in the same Messiah we do? Does it really matter if a person believes Yeshua was already here once? Doe does it simply matter if they believe He will come? Wouldn’t this discount the work of Yeshua on the cross?
Show #108 – Anachronism
The guys discuss defining various religions. Then a clip from Dan Juster is played and discussed. But the main topic is centered around a blog post by James Pyles in which he response to an article written by Tim Hegg on Paul and Oral Tora. Tim’s article is called “What Version of the Mishnah did...
Show #107 – Orthodox Statement on Christianity
A document made and signed by over 25 orthodox rabbis has been a huge topic on social media. Is this document a good thing? The guys argue no. It puts Christianity into a Catholic box and suggests the Noachide laws are a gift from God to the nations.
Show #105 – Christmas (Dec. 25th)
Was December 25th originally a pagan holiday? Did the Christians choose this day because it was originally the celebration of Sol Invictus? Or was the pagan cult of Sol celebrating on a different day, and the Christians were the first to choose this day? The guys look at the evidence and disagree on the conclusion.
Show #102 – Standard Arguments (Acts 15)
We discuss our time at the SBL. We respond to a comment on YouTube regarding our show on Hebrew Roots. Our main focus is an article by International Christian Zionist Center titled “As Gentile Believers, How Should We Then Live?” In the article the author touches on many of the standard Scriptures and poses the...