Have you had trouble finding a podcast that provides solid and engaging content relevant to Messianic Judaism? If so, we have good news. First Fruits of Zion has launched Messiah Podcast, where 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.

Latest Podcast Episodes

24 – An Anglican Disentangled from Supersessionism

“Once upon a time, I was a supersessionist,” admits today’s guest, Dr. Gerald R. McDermott. But then his eyes were opened to a whole new perspective on the Bible. The missing piece was the centrality of Israel and the Jewish people.

23 – Why Christians Misunderstand Ephesians

D. Thomas Lancaster believes he has discovered the missing key and has completed a new commentary on the book of Ephesians that answers pressing questions about some of Paul's most difficult material.

22 – Music from God's Word In God's Language

Our guest today is Messianic music artist, Troy Mitchell who has dedicated his career to setting God’s word to music and helping us all sing it back to Him.

21 – Did Jesus Speak Hebrew?

Our guest today, Dr. Brad Young, has written numerous works exploring the possibility that Hebrew ideas and Hebrew vocabulary lie behind the Greek text and that this Hebrew undertext is the key to understanding Jesus and the apostles.

20 – Jewish Evangelism in Seven Steps

Jewish evangelism over the past two thousand years only seems to have distanced Yeshua from his people. “Missionary” is a dirty word in Judaism. What can we do to bridge the gap?

19 – The Antidote for a World in Turmoil

The sages of Judaism say that the Second Temple was destroyed because of baseless hatred. Yeshua the Messiah came with the antidote and the key to redemption: baseless love.

18 – Messiah's Hands And Feet In Ukraine

Chevra is an organization that has spent the last twenty-nine years feeding the hungry in Ukraine and the rest of the former Soviet Union. Learn what it means to be the hands and feet of the Messiah to those in need.

17 – The Chief Rabbi Who Met Jesus

Daniel Zion was an orthodox rabbi who fought Nazis in his own government to secure the preservation of the Jewish community in Bulgaria during World War II. After leading his community to Israel he became an outspoken believer in Jesus without ever abandoning Judaism.

16 – Afterlife, Kingdom, and the World to Come

Everyone wants to go to heaven when they die. But that’s not the end of the story. Reading the New Testament through Jewish eyes paints a far more detailed picture of our final destiny.

15 – What Happened When I Died

For thousands of years, people have wondered what happens to the soul after death. Our guest today is Heidi Barr, a Jewish girl who had nothing to do with Christianity, but who died and met Jesus.

14 – What Happens When You Die

What does the soul experience in the moments after death? Our Messiah Podcast Selects article today explores the extraordinary phenomenon of Near-Death Experiences.

13 – Finding Messiah

In Finding Messiah, Dr. Jen Rosner documents her struggle with her identity as a Jewish follower of Jesus and her insights from years of academic study of the New Testament.

12 – Raised to Life

The resurrection is the culmination of the story of Jesus and the cornerstone of our faith.

11 – Sing Us One of the Songs of Zion

How did a trip to Israel ignite a passion for the Jewish People and the Sabbath in this Christian Musician?

10 – What Did Baptism Mean in Jesus’ Day?

Have Christians lost the original meaning and intention of first-century baptism?

09 – The Lost Kingdom

Yeshua came proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, but what exactly is the kingdom? What happened to the message of the kingdom?

08 – Hanukkah Story for Grown-ups

What happened to make Hanukkah such an enduring holiday? Why did Jesus celebrate Hanukkah? And why should his followers celebrate it today?

07 – Is All Mankind Really Damned to Hell from Birth?

Should Messianic Judaism follow the rest of Judaism in rejecting the Christian doctrine of original sin? This edition of Messiah Podcast features a select reading from Messiah Magazine.

06 – Should Christians Keep the Sabbath?

Messiah Podcast talks with Orthodox Jewish theologian David Nekrutman about why he’s invited Christians to keep the Sabbath.

05 – When a Baptist Pastor Encountered Torah

Why are Baptists turning to Torah Club to know Jesus better? Why are Christians worldwide seeking Torah as a fundamental component for discipleship today?

04 – Who Knew Luke Was a Jew?!

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?

03 – Biblical Festivals and Disciples of Jesus

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?

02 – Prophecy, Torah Club, and the Origins of First Fruits of Zion

How is that prophetic vision of Isaiah beginning to unfold in the world and how can you be part of it?

01 – Is Messianic Judaism Compatible with Protestant Christianity?

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?”

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