There are some Christians who make a big deal about being called “Messianic Jews.” They are different from other Christians like me in that they were converted out of the Jewish religion and still practice the Jewish traditions. They are great people and I am delighted to meet them. I have no problem with them continuing to honor the Sabbath and eating Kosher food as long as they do not trust in these rituals for salvation. Messianic Jews are great. I love meeting them whenever I get the chance.
However, we need to be clear that there is no spiritual distinction between Messianic Jews and other Christians from of Gentile Heritage. All of us are spiritual sons of Abraham, whether or not we are biological descendants of Abraham (Romans 4:11).
Jews and Gentiles are the same in Christ:
Here there is no Gentile or Jew,circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave or free, but Christ is all, and is in all. (Colossians 3:10).
Jewish Christians need to be careful, then, that they do not put themselves on a higher plane than the rest of us. Jewish believers are wonderful people and I love them dearly. For a Jew to become a Christian is very difficult, because of the great extent to which their people are conscious of the crimes that have been committed against Jews in the name of Christ. I have the greatest respect and love for those who have made the decision to trust in Yeshua (Jesus) for salvation. Would that there be many more of them in the future.