On this page, I will collect content I’ve created that relates to the Hebrew Roots movement. Primarily, this deals with the idea that Christians today are still subject to all the laws of the Torah, including dietary laws, keeping certain days holy, etc.
The Christian Relationship to the Law
In this video series, I work through the Scriptures inductively, tracing the ways that God has revealed His moral will to His people.
Playlist: The Biblical Christian View of the Law
Extended Biblical Studies and Hebrew Roots
To make sure things are always in context, I have done series walking through entire books and passages showing how they refute common Hebrew Roots arguments using these passages.
Playlist: Romans Versus Hebrew Roots
Playlist: Galatians Versus Hebrew Roots
Playlist: Hebrews Versus Hebrew Roots
Hebrew Roots Teachers Versus The Gospel
This is a playlist collecting exposure and refutation of some of the worst, most heretical twisting of the Gospel found in this movement.
Playlist: Hebrew Roots Teachers Vs the Gospel
The Cross and the Torah: Examining the Hebrew Roots Movement
This is a video series examining the position, arguments, and claims of those in the Hebrew Roots and Torah observant movement. The goal for this series is to provide, on YouTube, where many in the movement get their information, with a comprehensive examination of the position and arguments.
Playlist: The Cross and the Torah
Episode 1: Introduction
Episode 2: Major Problems: Circumcision
Episode 3: Bad Arguments: New Testament Lawlessness is Breaking the Law of Moses
Episode 4: Other Issues: Noah and Eating Meat
Episode 5: How the Civil Law Destroys the Hebrew Roots Movement
Episode 6: Bad Arguments: Abolish and Fulfill
Episode 7: Acts 15 and the Jerusalem Council
Episode 8: New or Renewed Covenant?
Episode 9: Distinguishing the Covenants I | The Old Testament
Episode 10: Distinguishing the Covenants II | New Testament
Episode 11: Distinguishing the Covenants III | Answering Objections
Answering The Pauline Paradox book by 119 Ministries.
This blog series documents various ways 119 Ministries has mishandled the text of Paul’s epistles in trying to make them fit their theology.
Answering Hebrew Roots Blog Series
This is a blog series going over the Scriptural foundations of God’s commands and Law, showing how the Christian ethic is really founded in both Old and New Testaments, rightly understood. This series addresses these things in light of Hebrew Roots arguments.
Book 1: The Christian Ethic
Part 1: Laying Out the Christian Ethic
Laying Out the Biblical Christian Ethic
Part 2: From Adam to Moses
Enduring Law, Sin Before the Law of Moses
Changes in God’s Commands Before Sinai
Part 3: The Law of Moses
How to Recognize Distinctions in the Law
Part 4: Jesus and the New Covenant
Old Testament Symbols of New Testament Truths
Matthew 5:17-20 and the Hebrew Roots Movement
Jesus’ words in this section of the Sermon on the Mount are often appealed to by those in the Hebrew Roots movement to support their position. But does Jesus really support it? Below are some written thoughts, as well as a playlist on the sermon on the Mount from BW Live.
Matthew 5 and the Hebrew Roots Movement, verse 17
Matthew 5 and the Hebrew Roots Movement, Verse 18
Matthew 5 and the Hebrew Roots Movement, Verse 19
Matthew 5 and the Hebrew Roots Movement, Verse 20
Playlist: The Sermon on the Mount and the Law
Other Hebrew Roots Issues Addressed
Some things just get worked on outside of a series. Here are some videos like that.
What is the Christian Sabbath?
How the Torah Sacrifices Refute Hebrew Roots
Are Gentiles the Lost Tribes of Israel?
BW Live: Answering Philia Ministries’ Confused Response to Mike Winger on the Law