J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics interviews David Schiller, discussing some of the unique challenges, but also opportunities, that can exist when people in the Messianic Jewish movement and Hebrew Roots movement—can actually find themselves agreeing on various matters.
In Part 8 of his series on the Fruit of the Spirit, Rabbi Schiller looks at the Fruit of Goodness today, focusing on where Micah says, “He has shown you, O man, what is Good, but to do justice, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.
In Part 7 of his series on the Fruit of the Spirit, Rabbi Schiller looks at Kindness, focusing on the aspects of meeting others’ needs; being a friend who always lets you in and never lets you down; and envisioning how you can encourage people to see themselves as they one day will be transformed […]
In Part 6 of his series on the Fruit of the Spirit, Rabbi Schiller looks at a key aspect of Patience: Overcoming Anger. To do so, we must admit it; see its roots; channel it into a redemptive response; and most of all, forgive.
In Part 5 of the Fruit of the Spirit, Rabbi Schiller looks at the trait of Patience today, focusing on the themes of long-suffering and standing firm in the face of difficult people and difficult circumstances, by trusting God and not ourselves, and by seeing Y’Shua as the ultimate innocent sufferer who suffered on our […]
In Part 4 of the Fruit of the Spirit, Rabbi Schiller looks at the Fruit of Peace, focusing on (i) getting rid of our idols & inordinate affections, and (ii) replacing them with the ultimate joy and beauty of Yeshua, setting on minds and hearts on things above, seeing ourselves as having died and been […]
For Yom Kippur Day, Rabbi Schiller looks at the story of Joseph to glean principles of forgiveness and its link to redemption. He also debunks myths, like your wrongdoer needs to first ask for forgiveness, you need to forget, that forgiveness equals reconciliation, or that forgiveness automatically makes everything better.
For Erev Yom Kippur, Rabbi Schiller looks at the theme of how All have sinned and fallen short of the Glory of God, but how in Y’Shua we have atonement, through His blood, which manifest itself in regeneration, so that we become new creations in Messiah, with new hearts and new spirits, resulting in a […]
For Shabbat T’Shuvah (the Sabbath of Repentance), Rabbi Schiller looks at Ps 32 and principles of confession & repentance, including distinguishing between godly grief versus self-pity; seeing the perspective of the one you’ve wronged; taking responsibility; and finding your hiding place in Messiah Y’Shua.
For Rosh Hashanah Day, Rabbi Schiller looks at the theme of Yom Ha Din / Judgment Day, and the paradox that we can’t live as humanity without a Judgment Day, but yet we can’t individually survive the Judgment, and how Y’Shua resolves this paradox by becoming our Judgment Day.
For the Erev Rosh Hashanah 2020 service, Rabbi Schiller looks at the core of the Gospel, contrasting the narrow and the broad way, and what it means to know Y’Shua and lay down your life for Him, examining how Salvation is possible because, through the Cross, the Father is satisfied and the Son is sacrificed.
Rabbi Schiller continues his series on the Fruit of the Spirit, looking at Joy today. We see that biblical joy is not based on our circumstances; it’s grounded in a sure hope; and it’s experienced directly in our hearts through the ministry of the Holy Spirit. This joy is based on the Gospel – gratefully […]
In Part 2 of his series on the Fruit of the Spirit, Rabbi Schiller looks at Love, showing how biblical love is other-oriented, self-sacrificial, and altruistic. It seeks to bless and serve others, not focus on itself or its own needs or desires. It is long-suffering and endures and fails not. It isn’t bitter or […]
In the 7th and final part of his series on Philippians, Rabbi Schiller looks at chapter 4 and the secret of being content, through thinking on, thanking, and loving Messiah Y’Shua at all times and in all circumstances.
“In Part 6 of his series on Philippians, Rabbi Schiller looks to the themes of Joy & Peace in Phil 4 and the Spiritual Warfare that comes against it, focusing us on how to combat the World, the Flesh, and the Devil.”