3 Minute Theology Video Blog

Hi. This page has our 3 Minute Theology videos. They are posted in date order.

Spiritual Disciplines – Praying The Bible

October 19, 2018
How to allow the words of Scripture to guide the words of your prayers.

Church History – Gnosticism

October 18, 2018
Gnosticism is an early heresy dependent on secret knowledge and formed by a combination of Christian teaching, Eastern mysticism, and pagan philosophy.

What We Believe – Confession of Faith
The Authority of Scripture

October 17, 2018
1689 2nd London Baptist Confession of Faith, Chapter 1, Paragraph 5.
We may be moved and induced by the testimony of the church of God to an high and reverent esteem of the Holy Scriptures; and the heavenliness of the matter, the efficacy of the doctrine, and the majesty of the style, the consent of all the parts, the scope of the whole (which is to give all glory to God), the full discovery it makes of the only way of man’s salvation, and many other incomparable excellencies, and entire perfections thereof, are arguments whereby it doth abundantly evidence itself to be the Word of God; yet notwithstanding, our full persuasion and assurance of the infallible truth, and divine authority thereof, is from the inward work of the Holy Spirit bearing witness by and with the Word in our hearts.

Teaching – Baptist Catechism Question 8

October 17, 2018
Q: Are there more gods than one?
A: There is but one only, the living and true God

Music – It Is Not Death To Die

October 17, 2018
It Is Not Death To Die, words by Henri Malan and Bob Kauflin, music by Bob Kauflin. https://sovereigngracemusic.org/music/songs/it-is-not-death-to-die/

Biblical Spirituality – Prayer

October 12, 2018
Why should we pray? How does the Lord’s Prayer teach us to pray?

Church History – Ebionism

October 11, 2018
Ebionism was an early Christian heresy that denied the divinity of Jesus, insisted on keeping the entire Mosaic law, and expected an earthly Messianic Kingdom.

What We Believe – Confession of Faith
The Authority of the Word of God

October 10, 2018
1689 2nd London Baptist Confession of Faith, Chapter 1, Paragraph 4.
The authority of the Holy Scripture, for which it ought to be believed, dependeth not upon the testimony of any man or church, but wholly upon God (who is truth itself), the author thereof; therefore it is to be received because it is the Word of God.

Teaching – Baptist Catechism Question 7

October 9, 2018
What is God?
God is a Spirit, infinite, eternal, and unchangeable in His being, wisdom, power, holiness, justice, goodness, and truth.

Music – O Help My Unbelief

October 8, 2018
O Help My Unbelief, by Isaac Watts

Church History – Irenaeus

October 4, 2018.
Irenaeus was the bishop of Lyons in the late 2nd century, and a valuable source of knowledge on both Christian orthodoxy and the heresies that opposed it.

What We Believe – Confession of Faith
The Apocrypha

October 3, 2018.
1689 2nd London Baptist Confession of Faith, Chapter 1, Paragraph 3.
The books commonly called Apocrypha, not being of divine inspiration, are no part of the canon or rule of the Scripture, and, therefore, are of no authority to the church of God, nor to be any otherwise approved or made use of than other human writings.

Teaching – Baptist Catechism Question 6

October 2, 2018.
Q. What things are chiefly contained in the holy scriptures?
A. The holy scriptures chiefly contain what man ought to believe concerning God, and what duty God requireth of man (2 Tim. 1:13; 3:15,16).


Music – I Will Glory In My Redeemer

October 1, 2018.
Analysis of “I Will Glory In My Redeemer” by Steve and Vikki Cook.
Link to hear song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SC5-ZuQTBgk

Church History – Ignatius of Antioch

September 27, 2018.
Ignatius was bishop of Antioch, and eagerly martyred under Trajan. We longed above all else to be in and with Christ.

What We Believe – Confession of Faith
Defining Which Books Are Holy Scripture

September 26, 2018.
1689 2nd London Baptist Confession of Faith, Chapter 1, Paragraph 2.
2. Under the name of Holy Scripture, or the Word of God written, are now contained all the books of the Old and New Testaments, which are these:

Of the Old Testament: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, I Samuel, II Samuel, I Kings, II Kings, I Chronicles, II Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, The Song of Solomen, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations,Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi

Of the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, The Acts of the Apostles, Paul’s Epistle to the Romans, I Corinthians, II Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, I Thessalonians, II Thessalonians, I Timothy, II Timothy, To Titus, To Philemon, The Epistle to the Hebrews, Epistle of James, The first and second Epistles of Peter, The first, second, and third Epistles of John, The Epistle of Jude, The Revelation

All of which are given by the inspiration of God, to be the rule of faith and life.
( 2 Timothy 3:16)

Teaching – Baptist Catechism Question 5

September 25, 2018.
Q. May all men make use of the holy scriptures?
A. All men are not only permitted, but commanded and exhorted to read, hear, and understand the holy scriptures (John 5:38; Rev 17:18,19; 1:3; Acts 8:30).

Music – See The Destined Day Arise

September 24, 2018.
See The Destined Day Arise.  https://g.co/kgs/QbTcYW

Spiritual Disciplines – Meditation

September 21, 2019.
What is Biblical Meditation, how and why should we do it?

Church History – Polycarp

September 20, 2019.
Polycarp was Bishop of Smyrna, a disciple of John, and one of the martyrs of the church.

What We Believe – Confession of Faith

God’s Word Committed to Writing

September 19, 2018
2nd London Baptist Confession of Faith 1.1, 4th Phrase: It pleased the Lord at sundry times and in diversified manners to reveal Himself, and to declare His will unto His church; and afterward for the better preserving and propagating of the truth, and for the more sure establishment and comfort of the church against the corruption of the flesh, and the malice of Satan, and of the world, to commit the same wholly unto writing; which makes the Holy Scriptures to be most necessary, those former ways of God’s revealing His will unto His people being now completed.

Teaching – Baptist Catechism Question 4

September 18, 2018
Q. What is the Word of God?
A. The holy scriptures of the Old and New Testament are the Word of God, and the only certain rule of faith and obedience (2 Timothy 3:16; Ephesians 2:20).

Music – Come Thou Fount

September 17, 2018
An analysis of the Lyrics of Come Thou Fount by Robert Robinson. Lyrics:https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Come_…
Music: https://hismagnificence.com/he-is-you…

Spiritual Disciplines –

Scripture Memorization

September 14, 2018.

Church History –

The Destruction of Jerusalem

September 13, 2018.
From AD 66-70 the Jews rebel against Rome, and the Romans utterly destroy Jerusalem, including the Temple.

What We Believe – Confession of Faith

September 12, 2018
1689 2nd London Baptist Confession of Faith 1.1 3rd Phrase. Although the light of nature, and the works of creation and providence do so far manifest the goodness, wisdom, and power of God, as to leave man inexcusable; yet they are not sufficient to give that knowledge of God and His will which is necessary unto salvation. Therefore it pleased the Lord at sundry times and in diversified manners to reveal Himself, and to declare His will unto His church.

Teaching – Baptist Catechism Question 3

September 11, 2018
Q. How may we know there is a God?

A. The light of nature in man and the works of God plainly declare there is a God (Rom. 1:19,20; Ps. 19:1, 2, 3; Acts 17:24); but his word and Spirit only do it fully and effectually for the salvation of sinners (1 Cor. 2:10; 2 Tim. 3:15,16).

Music – Come Behold The Wondrous Mystery

September 10, 2018.
Theological Analysis of the Song: Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery
Lyrics: https://www.praisecharts.com/songs/de…

Spiritual Disciplines – Studying God’s Word

September 7, 2018.
How and why to study Scripture.

Church History – AD64, Persecution Under Nero

September 6, 2018.
In AD 64 the city of Rome catches fire. Nero blames the Christians and many are killed.

What We Believe – Confessions of Faith

September 5, 2018.
1689 2nd London Baptist Confession of Faith 1.1 2nd Phrase. “Saving Knowledge, Faith, and Obedience.” What does it mean for Scripture to be the rule for Saving Knowledge, Faith, and Obedience?

Teaching – Baptist Catechism Question 2

September 4, 2018.
Q: Ought everyone to believe there is a God?
A: Everyone ought to believe there is a God, and it is their great sin and folly who do not. (Hebrews 11:6, Psalm 14:1)

Music – O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go

September 3, 2018.
A Theological Analysis of ‘O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go’.
Lyrics: https://www.hymnal.net/en/hymn/h/432
Music: https://youtu.be/KS3o_160OhE

Biblical Spiritual Disciplines –
Hearing and Reading the Word of God

August 31, 2018. No Spiritual Discipline is more important than the intake of God’s Word. How can we better hear and read the Bible?

Church History – Overview of Church History

August 30, 2018. From 70 to the 1970s in 4 minutes!

What We Believe – Confessions of Faith

August 29. 2018. 1689 Second London Baptist Confession of Faith: Sufficient, Certain, Infallible.
Covering half of the first phrase of the first sentence of the first paragraph of the first chapter of the 1689 Second London Baptist Confession of Faith. To view the entire confession follow this link: http://www.arbca.com/1689-confession , or for a modern language version this link: http://founders.org/1689-confession/ .

Teaching- Baptist Catechism Question 1

August 28, 2018. The first question of a catechism tells you a lot about it.
The Baptist Catechism begins with the primacy of God.
Who is the First and Chiefest Being?
God is the First and Chiefest Being.

Music – Music In The Christian’s Life

August 27, 2018. Knowing You by Graham Kendrick.
A theological analysis of the lyrics in ‘Knowing You’ by Graham Kendrick.

Biblical Spiritual Disciplines – Introduction

August 24, 2018. An Introduction to Biblical Spiritual Disciplines.
What is Biblical Spirituality? Why should we discipline ourselves for godliness?

Church History

August 23, 2018.  An Introduction to Church History.
What is Church History and why should we care?

What We Believe – Confessions of Faith

August 22, 2018. What We Believe  – An Introduction to Confessions of Faith.
What is a Confession of Faith, and why should a church have one? We explain briefly.

Teaching – Catechisms

August 21, 2018. Teaching Tuesdays – An Introduction to Catechisms.
What is a catechism and what is it good for?

Music- Music In The Christian’s Life

August 20, 2018. The Importance of Music.
A brief introduction to a theological understanding of the importance of music, particularly singing, in the Christian life.