2 Corinthians 4-5: Living in the 99% World

Join us as we dive into the particularly rich chapters of 2 Corinthians 4 and 5. Our focus is the transcendent life in Yeshua, being in the “tent” of this body but living beyond it. During our discussion, we discover that believers are allowed to groan – but only in regards to two topics. Video:  […]

May 7, 2021 in 2 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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2 Corinthians 3: The Greater Glory

If the Torah is for today, why does Paul in 1 Corinthians 3 refer to the tablets of The Ten Words as emblems of a “ministry of death?” Join Beth Tikkun as we tackle this often misunderstood chapter, a passage that brings forward a vital principle for understanding God’s plan for salvation and the abundant […]

April 23, 2021 in 2 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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2 Corinthians 1-2: Life = Change

This week we begin the book of 2 Corinthians. Right away we notice a softening in Paul’s tone toward this beloved assembly. Why? They had developed. In this world, we need to be masters of change because if we are truly alive, we will always be developing. Join us as we meditate upon this vital […]

April 16, 2021 in 2 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians 15-16: Living a Life of Hope

Join us as we explore within the soaring pinnacle of 1 Corinthians, chapter 15, the “resurrection chapter.” Our first question is, “What is the Good News?” Other topics include living the resurrection life now, salvation for all, baptism “for the dead,” and the “resurrection body.” Video:  Vimeo | YouTube To download visuals, right-click the PDF […]

April 9, 2021 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians 14: Living a Life of Clarity

Often contentious chapter 14 of 1 Corinthians is our fare this week, the “tongues” chapter, better called the “languages” chapter. We take a considerable amount of time laying a foundation before reading through the text verse-by-verse. The introduction includes a brief history of “languages” from Babel to Sinai to the Gentiles and two approaches to […]

March 26, 2021 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians 13: Living a Sacrificial Life

In dipping into the much cherished “love” chapter, we begin by looking again at the Hebrew word for love, “ahavah.” We then explore the chapter in three sections: the worthless life, love in action, and the greatness of love. Specific topics include unforgiveness, the Greek equivalent for “shalom” (teleos), gifts of the Spirit, the veil […]

March 12, 2021 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians 11b-12: Living a Respectful Life

We focus on gifts in this week’s teaching – body, soul, and spirit. Before we get there, however, we address the section on head coverings from chapter 11, learning little-taught history regarding head coverings for Romans, Greeks, and Jews in ancient Rome. Video:  Vimeo | YouTube To download visuals, right-click the PDF file and save. […]

February 26, 2021 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians 10b-11: Living a Life of Freedom

We begin today’s teaching with a focus on the power of attitude, the “spirit” behind our deeds. Our main topic for the teaching is the life of imitating Messiah, the life of constant freedom that flows, ironically, through the doorway of constant death. Video:  Vimeo | YouTube To download visuals, right-click the PDF file and […]

February 19, 2021 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians 10a: Living a Victorious Life

Join us as we unpack the first half of 1 Corinthians 10. We begin by drawing a startling conclusion regarding the difference between God’s love and affection for people. In the main body of the teaching, we look at Paul’s allusions to five disasters in the wilderness, and we ask, “Why did Paul choose this […]

February 12, 2021 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians 8 & 9: Living a Selfless Life

In looking at the text of 1 Corinthians chapters 8 & 9, we admire Paul’s ability to be flexible and gracious for the sake of the gospel, giving up his own rights when necessary to win over all kinds of people. We also learn more about dietary issues facing 1st century Believers, we look at […]

January 30, 2021 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians Ch. 7: Living a Stable Life in a Shaky World

1 Corinthians chapter 7 is one of the most unique chapters in all of the Bible and also one of the most misunderstood. Join us as we attempt to grasp this chapter that is so applicable to our increasingly unstable modern world. We divide the chapter into seven sections, tracing how Paul on the one […]

January 17, 2021 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians Ch. 6: The Ignorant Life

In 1 Corinthians 6, Paul’s exasperation comes through as 12 questions in 20 verses. Topics in this teaching include the holy people as judges of both the world and angels, what it means to be in God’s kingdom, strength against temptation through mindfulness of identity, and the often misunderstood verse 12 about “all things” being […]

December 20, 2020 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians: Ch. 5 – The Unleavened Life

In the light of the Chanukah season, we begin this week’s teaching with a penetrating lesson from the menorah. We move on to the topic of leaven in the kingdom, including the rare but sometimes necessary practice of disfellowshipping a member of the Body. The main target of today’s teaching is a meditation on scars. […]

December 13, 2020 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians: Chs. 3-4 – The Fireproof Life

We begin chapters 3-4 of 1Corinthians by revisiting body-soul-spirit in light of the shaking our world is currently experiencing. Moving on, we build upon Paul’s two analogies for the redeemed community (the field and the building) to point out that we are all sowing and building in others for good or evil. Next, 1Cor 3:13 […]

December 6, 2020 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians: Chs. 1b-2 – The Spiritual Man

What does it mean to be a “spiritual” man or woman? That is our main question in this second teaching on 1 Corinthians. We tackle this question after some encouraging thoughts about the wisdom of God vs. the wisdom of man. Included in the “spiritual man” topic are a review of body, soul, and spirit […]

November 29, 2020 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Corinthians: Intro and Ch. 1a

Our first teaching on the Corinthian letters begins with timely thoughts related to the Sabbath and gathering at home as we enter another Covid-19 at-home period. Turning to Corinthians, we briefly touch on the key issues that add up to a rather wild pair of Paul’s letters before reviewing the beginnings of this Greek assembly […]

November 22, 2020 in 1 Corinthians, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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Titus 3

Starting out our final teaching of Titus, we focus on a few verses in Titus 3 that compare what we were before to what we are now, and we point out another verse that states the general theme of the book of Titus. Having just celebrated Shavuot and in light of Titus 3:5-6 which mentions […]

May 31, 2020 in Apostolic Writings, Media, Titus by

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Titus 2

For this first week back together again as a congregation, we dip into Titus chapter 2. In the chapter, Paul takes the time to separately address 4 different groups of people. We ask, “Why is it that Paul has the most instructions for young women, in particular?” Moving on, we focus in on Titus 2:11, […]

May 24, 2020 in Apostolic Writings, Media, Titus by

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Titus 1

Join Beth Tikkun as we begin a study of the book of Titus. We start the first chapter by asking, “Who are the elect, and why did God select them?” We also take a closer look at the Greek words often translated “arrogant” and “rebuke.” Finally, we examine the intentions of the group Paul calls […]

May 15, 2020 in Apostolic Writings, Media, Titus by

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2 Timothy 4

Join us as we finish our study of the enlightening book of Second Timothy. Video:  Vimeo |  YouTube To download visuals, right-click the PDF file and save. Visuals: 2 Timothy 4.pdf Medios Visuales: 2 Timoteo 4.pdf

May 8, 2020 in 2 Timothy, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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2 Timothy 3

Our emphasis in 2 Timothy 3 is “the Last Days.” We begin by refreshing several mentions of the Last Days from the prophets. As we look at evidence for the spirit of the Last Days in our own times, we read the lyrics of a song made popular by Whitney Houston in the 1980’s. Moving […]

May 1, 2020 in 2 Timothy, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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2 Timothy 2b

We begin this teaching by looking at the word “to wrangle,” from verse 14 where we are urged to not do combat over “words.” One main topic for the teaching is the question, “How do we correctly cut the Word of truth?” A second main topic concerns Paul’s description of vessels for differing uses, which […]

April 24, 2020 in 2 Timothy, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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2 Timothy 2a

Join us as we explore in the second chapter of Second Timothy. The main body of the teaching is an interesting menorah pattern composed of soldier, athlete, and farmer. We also take a surprising look at the actual bird translated as “eagle” in our English Bibles. Video:  Vimeo |  YouTube To download visuals, right-click the […]

April 17, 2020 in 2 Timothy, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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2 Timothy 1b

Join us as we once again receive instruction from the wonderful book of Second Timothy. In this teaching, we delve into four basic states of the conscience; we ask the question, “How do we achieve a clean and good conscience?” we examine Paul’s list of the major themes in the Word; and we take a […]

April 10, 2020 in 2 Timothy, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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2 Timothy 1a

Join us as we begin exploring the book of Second Timothy. In this first teaching, we cover the first 10 verses of chapter 1. Focusing on verse 3, we ask the question, “How could Paul say that he had a clear conscience?” In pursuit of an answer to this question, we examine both the Greek […]

April 3, 2020 in 2 Timothy, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Timothy 6

We come to the final chapter of 1 Timothy. As background for Paul’s admonitions regarding avoiding controversies, we learn in this teaching about the sophists of the ancient world – traveling celebrities who specialized in arguing! We connect the sophists to many modern televangelists. Other topics in this teaching include The Didache, the term “eternal […]

March 8, 2020 in 1 Timothy, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Timothy 5

We continue our reading of 1 Timothy, this week unpacking chapter 5. Before addressing the text, however, we hear about Grant’s recent trip to the brothers and sisters in South Africa. Moving to 1 Timothy 5, we first note Paul’s formula for community respect before commenting upon the various situations of widows mentioned in the […]

March 1, 2020 in 1 Timothy, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Timothy 4

We begin unpacking the 4th chapter of 1 Timothy with the humbling recognition that, spiritually, we are all sheep who can be led astray. We turn to James 3 for guidelines for protecting ourselves against our sheep nature. Finishing this section of Timothy, we see that, in the spiritual realm, our way of teaching is […]

February 9, 2020 in 1 Timothy, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Timothy 3

Join Beth Tikkun as we dig in to 1 Timothy 3. After exploring the qualifications for overseers and servants, we focus in on the topic of spiritual authority. Visuals:  1 Timothy 3.pdf Medios Visuales:  1 Timoteo 3.pdf

February 2, 2020 in 1 Timothy, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Timothy Ch. 2

This week we return to the topic of masculinity and femininity as we continue our study in 1 Timothy. Initially, we look at 4 facets of prayer and praying for the government. Regarding men and women, we explore the role of women, the woman’s power, and clothing as a picture frame for the soul. We […]

January 26, 2020 in 1 Timothy, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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1 Timothy Ch. 1

We begin our exploration of the letters to Timothy with a little background on this man who was so important to Paul. We then establish the main purpose of these important letters. Moving into the meat of chapter 1, we explore 5 characteristics of the heretic, 3 legs of love, and the Greek words for […]

January 12, 2020 in 1 Timothy, Apostolic Writings, Media by

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Ephesians 6

In this final teaching from Ephesians, we begin by speaking first to children and parents, then employees and employers about honoring each other in the Lord. We then address our main topic, putting on the armor of God in spiritual warfare, with particular attention to the sword of the Word. Finally, we discuss the apparently […]

January 5, 2020 in Apostolic Writings, Ephesians, Media by

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Ephesians 5

As we study Ephesians chapter 5 this week, we begin with the question, “What does it mean to grieve the Holy Spirit by which we are sealed?” This question leads us to a discussion of circumcision. Other main topics in this teaching include the 5 mentions of light in Ephesians and submission within marriage. Visuals: […]

December 22, 2019 in Apostolic Writings, Ephesians, Media by

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Ephesians 4

Join Beth Tikkun Messianic Fellowship as we continue our exploration of Ephesians. In this week’s teaching, we focus on 7 lists in chapter 4: characteristics of our walk, of our unity, of the spiritually immature, and of the “Gentile” mind, along with a list detailing God’s officers and two lists delineating the identity and practices […]

December 15, 2019 in Apostolic Writings, Ephesians, Media by

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Ephesians 3

Climbing to the heights of Ephesians 3, we ask a couple of questions: “How is Messiah the Cornerstone of the Jewish people?” and “Why does Paul say the Gentile inclusion has not been made known previously?” In addition to addressing these questions, we continue our process of defining terms: grace, gospel/preach, faith/believe. We also get […]

December 1, 2019 in Apostolic Writings, Ephesians, Media by

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Ephesians 1

This week we begin a new book of the Bible, Ephesians, sometimes referred to as the “Alps” of the Apostolic Scriptures. As we open this lofty Pauline letter written from prison, we first take some time to clarify several important terms, including “apostle,” “Christ,” and “mystery.” After setting this foundation, we refresh the vital but […]

November 17, 2019 in Apostolic Writings, Ephesians, Media by

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Colossians 4

Join Beth Tikkun as we complete our study in Paul’s letter to the Colossians. In this  study, we analyze Paul’s four guidelines for sharing Messiah with others. Then, we gain some valuable insights from studying the “cast of characters” who accompanied Paul. Visuals: Colossians 4,  Colossians (Condensed)

May 15, 2016 in Apostolic Writings, Colossians, Media by

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Colossians 3

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our study in Paul’s letter to the Colossians. In this  study, we compare the physical and spiritual realms and discuss how we must learn to walk in both. Then, we look at Paul’s practical advice for replacing the old self with the new. Visuals: Colossians 3

May 8, 2016 in Apostolic Writings, Colossians, Media by

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Colossians 1b-2

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our study in Paul’s letter to the Colossians. In this  study, we ask the question ‘How can we bear the image of God?’ We also learn an important writing technique Paul employed that will help us to understand his letters. Then we analyze the an often misunderstood passage about foods, […]

May 1, 2016 in Apostolic Writings, Colossians, Media by

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Colossians 1a

Join Beth Tikkun as we begin our study in Paul’s letter to the Colossians. In this first study we ask the question ‘What does God look like?’ Paul gives us some surprising mental and theological pictures that will provide a framework that will help the reader to better comprehend the essence of the King of the […]

April 17, 2016 in Apostolic Writings, Colossians, Media by

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Matthew 28

Join Beth Tikkun as we complete our study in Matthew’s gospel. In this study we determine the actual time of Yeshua’s resurrection and look at three important events that happened around that time. We also consider an amazing insight from R’ Yechiel Tzvi Lichtenstein concerning the authority God gave to Messiah after His resurrection. Visuals: Matthew 28

February 14, 2016 in Apostolic Writings, Matthew, Media by

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Matthew 27b

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our study in Matthew’s gospel. In this study we complete chapter 27 as we consider many of the details of Yeshua’s crucifixion and discover some fascinating insights. We also discuss each of the two possible locations in Jerusalem where His death and burial may have occurred. Visuals: Matthew 27b

February 7, 2016 in Apostolic Writings, Matthew, Media by

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Matthew 27a

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our study in Matthew’s gospel. In this study we learn some important insights from Yeshua’s silence during His presentation to Pontius Pilate. We also learn a valuable lesson from Simon of Cyrene. Visuals: Matthew 27a

January 31, 2016 in Apostolic Writings, Matthew, Media by

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Matthew 26c

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our study in Matthew’s gospel. In this study we learn about olive oil production and consider how it pictures Yeshua’s internal and external sufferings in Gethsemane and Calvary. Then we analyze a number of the illegalities of His trial, and finish with a comparison of Judas’ betrayal and Peter’s denial of their […]

January 24, 2016 in Apostolic Writings, Matthew, Media by

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Matthew 26b

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our study in Matthew’s gospel. In this study we take a meditative walk through Yeshua’s Passover Seder with His disciples. We learn some fascinating details about the prayers that were prayed, the songs that were sung, and especially about what “the blood of the covenant” means. CORRECTION: During the teaching, Grant accidentally […]

January 17, 2016 in Apostolic Writings, Matthew, Media by

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Matthew 26a

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our study in Matthew’s gospel. In this study we compare the accounts in all four gospels of a woman anointing Yeshua’s feet or head. Then we consider the question of what to do when we encounter apparent contradictions or errors in the Scriptures. And if God inspires a “contradiction” in the Bible, is it […]

January 10, 2016 in Apostolic Writings, Matthew, Media by

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Matthew 25

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our study in Matthew’s gospel. In this study we take a look at the parable of the Absent Landowner (at the end of chapter 24) and see how it is deeply connected to, and illustrated by the parables of The Ten Virgins and The Talents. We see how these two parables answer […]

January 3, 2016 in Apostolic Writings, Matthew, Media by

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Matthew 24

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our study in Matthew’s gospel. In this study we consider Yeshua’s fifth, and last, discourse. In this chapter He addresses the disciples’ questions concerning the end of the age and His return. This prophetic chapter has been a source of confusion and contention for centuries, but we try to sort through and get some […]

December 20, 2015 in Apostolic Writings, Matthew, Media by

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Matthew 23

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our study in Matthew’s gospel. In this study we discuss “the seat of Moses” and Yeshua’s cryptic words about following the teachings of the Pharisees. We look into the ramifications of spiritual blindness and why Yeshua denigrated the Scribes and Pharisees as He did. We also discover a fascinating connection between the […]

December 13, 2015 in Apostolic Writings, Matthew, Media by

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Matthew 22b

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our study in Matthew’s gospel. In this study we analyze the four questions asked of, and by Yeshua during the four days of His examination in the Temple. We also take a fascinating look at the Passover Hagaddah and consider the four questions asked there, and the four sons, and the four […]

December 6, 2015 in Apostolic Writings, Matthew, Media by

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