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Finding Joy in Trials
Finding Joy in Trials
Jacob Tanner reveals where the Christian can find true and lasting joy, particularly during life's trials. You can read this article here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
10:43
August 23, 2022
Adoration
Adoration
Kevin Bauder offers practical instruction for making adoration the center of both the individual Christian life and the corporate life of the church. You can read this article here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
08:48
August 12, 2022
Anchoring Well
Anchoring Well
Greg Stiekes emphasizes the importance of the church not simply anchoring, but anchoring well in the Word of God. You can read this article here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
05:23
August 04, 2022
Don't Hide God from Your Children
Don't Hide God from Your Children
Scott Aniol explains how to avoid hiding God from your children. You can read this essay here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/ __________________ Scott Aniol's blog: https://g3min.org/blogs/scott-aniol/ Article, audio, itinerary: https://www.scottaniol.com/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/scottaniol Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scottmaniol Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScottAniol Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/scottmaniol/
14:41
August 01, 2022
Kingdom Race Theology: Is This God's Plan or Something Else?
Kingdom Race Theology: Is This God's Plan or Something Else?
Virgil Walker reviews Tony Evans's book on "Kingdom Race Theology." You can read this review here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
21:10
July 28, 2022
Parenting Toward Maturity
Parenting Toward Maturity
Taigen Joos shares five ways that Christian parents can foster spiritual maturity in the lives of their children. You can read this article here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
10:35
July 25, 2022
On the Value of Arguments in Defense of Christianity
On the Value of Arguments in Defense of Christianity
Michael Riley shares an email he wrote addressing the frustrations of a young man who was wrestling deeply with Christianity's hard questions.  You can read this article here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
07:27
July 22, 2022
Is There a Problem With Black Children?
Is There a Problem With Black Children?
Is there a problem with black children that causes them to be more likely to be involved in crime, or are other issues the cause? Virgil Walker Explains. You can read this essay here: https://g3min.org/is-there-a-problem-with-black-children Support G3 Ministries:  https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
11:16
July 21, 2022
John Gill & the War in Heaven
John Gill & the War in Heaven
Chip Thornton explains John Gill's interpretation of the war in heaven in Revelation.
09:10
July 20, 2022
Cast Out by the World; Never Cast Out by Christ
Cast Out by the World; Never Cast Out by Christ
Jacob Tanner encourages believers to know that though the world will offer them hostility, they will never be cast out by Christ. Furthermore, believers should expect and endure this kind of persecution from the world while persevering in speaking the truth of God's Word.  You can read this article here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
08:44
July 15, 2022
Imago Dei: Pro-Choice and Systemic Racism
Imago Dei: Pro-Choice and Systemic Racism
Listen as Virgil Walker explains how arguments for abortion mirror arguments for slavery. You can read this article here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
12:35
July 14, 2022
New Book! Stand: Christianity vs. Social Justice
New Book! Stand: Christianity vs. Social Justice
Listen to Owen Strachan's foreword to the upcoming G3 Press book by Jon Benzinger. You can pre-order at a special discounted rate here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
07:32
July 11, 2022
The Apostle Paul and B. B. Warfield vs. Radical Feminism
The Apostle Paul and B. B. Warfield vs. Radical Feminism
Jacob Tanner shows that B. B. Warfield, even in his time, saw that the radical feminist movement was anti-christian. He further argues this point by appealing the Apostle Paul's writing emphasizing a familial unit over individualism. You can read this article here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
09:57
July 08, 2022
A Letter to Black Pastors
A Letter to Black Pastors
In his letter from a Birmingham Jail, Martin Luther King Jr. addressed black pastors attempting to understand the civil rights movement. King understood that his rhetorical arguments would impact a much larger audience and help those foreign to the movement understand its goals. After the Supreme Court overturned Roe, as black pastors grappled with its implications, it was clear that there was a growing need for clarity on the issue of abortion. However, in the current cultural climate, few would dare to write such a letter. Listen to Virgil Walker's letter to black pastors. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
11:40
July 07, 2022
The Centrality of the Gospel
The Centrality of the Gospel
In Paul’s first recorded epistle to the church of Corinth, the Apostle was writing to a church plagued by disorder, divisions, and a host of difficulties. To put it mildly, the Corinthian church had major issues. However, as complicated as some of those issues were, their root cause was all the same: they had taken their eyes off the gospel. So, Paul wrote 1 Corinthians to put the church in order. He was writing to refocus their attention and to unify them around the gospel. But, of course, to be unified in the gospel, you must begin by getting the gospel right. Listen as Kevin Hay explains. You can read this essay here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
12:07
July 01, 2022
Gender Theory: Where Did It Come From?
Gender Theory: Where Did It Come From?
As the transgender movement celebrates great strides in the culture, teen girls are often hurt most, as double mastectomies are being performed on otherwise healthy girls as young as 13 years old. Several studies have shown that the rise in gender dysphoria among teens has increased in correlation to media stories about transgenderism. While correlation doesn't equal causation, the question must be asked, "Where did this come from?" Listen as Virgil Walker explains. You can read this essay here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
12:37
June 30, 2022
John Gill & the Two Witnesses in Revelation
John Gill & the Two Witnesses in Revelation
Who are the two witnesses in Revelation? Chip Thornton explains what John Gill thought. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
08:35
June 29, 2022
No Such Thing as Women "Pastors"
No Such Thing as Women "Pastors"
Jacob Tanner explains why women cannot serve as pastors and why this is much more than a secondary issue. You can read this article here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
10:03
June 28, 2022
Why There are More Than Two Church Ordinances
Why There are More Than Two Church Ordinances
It is quite common for Baptists today to claim that the church has been given only two ordinances—baptism and the Lord's Supper. Baptists today sort of take this for granted; pastors often say from the pulpit that we have been given only two ordinances, and if you were to ask the average Baptist, they would agree. However, this language has not always been so among Baptists. In fact, it's rather recent. Listen as Scott Aniol explains. You can read this essay here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/ __________________ Scott Aniol's blog: https://g3min.org/blogs/scott-aniol/ Article, audio, itinerary: https://www.scottaniol.com/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/scottaniol Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scottmaniol Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScottAniol Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/scottmaniol/
17:21
June 27, 2022
The God of Fun
The God of Fun
David de Bruyn shares the problems with emphasizing fun in church ministries involving children. You can read this essay here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
09:52
June 24, 2022
Will Feminists Win the Pulpit?
Will Feminists Win the Pulpit?
As culture wages war against God's design of a man and woman (males and females), the casualties from this battle are piling up. Any observation of the latest headlines exposes the damage this confusion brings. New storylines appear every day, from transwomen (biological men) destroying women's sports to a confirmed Supreme Court Justice pretending she could not define her gender, which was why she was nominated for the position. Once again, with a brand new week, we witnessed the successful impact of feminism on full display in two of the most unlikely places. While both sources were seemingly unpredictable and unrelated, a closer look revealed the opposite was true. Listen as Virgil Walker explains. You can read this essay here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
10:26
June 23, 2022
John Gill & the 6th Trumpet
John Gill & the 6th Trumpet
Listen as Chip Thornton explains John Gill's view of the 6th trumpet in Revelation. You can read this essay here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
08:03
June 22, 2022
On the relationship of faith and works
On the relationship of faith and works
If people are saved by grace through faith alone, then where do good works fit in? If salvation is by grace alone, then won't Christians live lawless lives? Listen as Ryan Martin discusses. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
04:59
June 21, 2022
Coming of Age Ceremonies Can Help Your Adolescent Children Become Adults
Coming of Age Ceremonies Can Help Your Adolescent Children Become Adults
Various communities around the world and throughout time have marked the transition of a child into an adult with rituals and ceremonies, possibly the most well-known of these being the bar mitzvah in Jewish communities. Historically, age thirteen is when a child comes of age and enters a period of training for adulthood. For Christians, this can be a wonderful opportunity to stimulate a young man or woman toward Christian maturity. Read as Scott Aniol explains what he and his wife have done with their children to mark their coming of age. You can read this essay here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/ __________________ Scott Aniol's blog: https://g3min.org/blogs/scott-aniol/ Article, audio, itinerary: https://www.scottaniol.com/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/scottaniol Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scottmaniol Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScottAniol Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/scottmaniol/
05:39
June 20, 2022
Christian Visits a Church in America-Land, Part 2
Christian Visits a Church in America-Land, Part 2
Chris King intends this story to help believers think biblically about the Church and worship and to equip them to engage in meaningful conversations with other Christians about worship. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
17:30
June 17, 2022
John Gill & the Antichrist
John Gill & the Antichrist
John Gill has a puzzling view of the Antichrist. Listen as Chip Thornton explains. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
08:32
June 15, 2022
From Paul to Pastors on Purity
From Paul to Pastors on Purity
Listen as Dave Huffstutler walks through the Pastoral Epistles to let Paul encourage pastors on the matter of purity. You can read this post here: https://g3min.org/from-paul-to-pastors-on-purity Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
05:09
June 14, 2022
Corporate Worship's Essence: Spiritual Response
Corporate Worship's Essence: Spiritual Response
One of the clearest ways you can determine someone’s fundamental theology of worship is to ask them the following question: “How do you know that you have worshiped?” Listen as Scott Aniol explains the spiritual essence of worship. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/ __________________ Scott Aniol's blog: https://g3min.org/blogs/scott-aniol/ Article, audio, itinerary: https://www.scottaniol.com/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/scottaniol Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scottmaniol Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScottAniol Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/scottmaniol/
22:58
June 13, 2022
"Christ in All the Scriptures"?
"Christ in All the Scriptures"?
Mark Snoeberger cautions readers and preachers of the Word of God concerning the dangers of trying to discover Christ in every verse of Scripture. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
04:58
June 10, 2022
John Gill & the Terrible Trumpet Judgments
John Gill & the Terrible Trumpet Judgments
We all read Revelation and wonder, “What exactly are the seven trumpet judgments: hail, fire, scorched earth?” Biblical scholars’ opinions vary. Gill settles into a clear, historicist view; meaning, he sees these judgments as having occurred already for a specific purpose: to destroy the Roman empire (Rome Pagan, as he calls it). Listen as Chip Thornton explains. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
10:33
June 08, 2022
Observing the Lord's Supper Weekly Makes It Routine—And That's a Good Thing
Observing the Lord's Supper Weekly Makes It Routine—And That's a Good Thing
Weekly observance does make the Supper seem routine. And that's a good thing. Listen as Scott Aniol explains. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/ __________________ Scott Aniol's blog: https://g3min.org/blogs/scott-aniol/ Article, audio, itinerary: https://www.scottaniol.com/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/scottaniol Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scottmaniol Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScottAniol Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/scottmaniol/
10:10
June 06, 2022
Identity and Idolatry
Identity and Idolatry
Kevin Bauder contends that believers must know their identity chiefly in a right relationship with the true and living God and secondarily in those things outside of themselves. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
06:40
June 02, 2022
John Gill & the Half Hour of Silence in Heaven
John Gill & the Half Hour of Silence in Heaven
John Gill, fresh off what he considers a peek into the Millennial Kingdom (Rev. 7:9-17), returns to interpreting Revelation 8 through the lens of “prophetic history” (that is, seeing the events described in Revelation as playing out in successive church eras). Chip Thornton explains. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
08:49
June 01, 2022
The Basis for Communion with God
The Basis for Communion with God
Listen as Scott Aniol meditates on God's desire to commune with his people and the basis for which that communion is possible. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/ __________________ Scott Aniol's blog: https://g3min.org/blogs/scott-aniol/ Article, audio, itinerary: https://www.scottaniol.com/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/scottaniol Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scottmaniol Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScottAniol Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/scottmaniol/
23:58
May 31, 2022
How to Face Temptation as Jesus Did
How to Face Temptation as Jesus Did
Greg Stiekes clarifies the appropriate attitude believers should have about the Word of God when facing temptation. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
08:19
May 26, 2022
John Gill & the Ones in White Robes
John Gill & the Ones in White Robes
That John Gill believes in a 1000-year personal reign of Christ on earth is without question. He wrote a discourse on it called “Of the Millennium.” That he sees a glimpse of this 1000-year reign in Revelation 7:9-17 is somewhat surprising. The Apostle John sees a great multitude clothed in white robes. Most interpreters see this scene as occurring in the invisible, heavenly realm. Gill sees this as a preview of worship in the Millennial Kingdom, and he provides some exegetical justification for this position. Chip Thornton explains. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
09:19
May 25, 2022
David Delighted His Heart in God's Word
David Delighted His Heart in God's Word
In the midst of trials and uncertainty and attacks from wicked people, David—a man after God’s own heart, focused first and foremost on one primary thing. David’s heart delighted in God’s Word. Listen as Scott Aniol meditates on Psalm 19. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/ __________________ Scott Aniol's blog: https://g3min.org/blogs/scott-aniol/ Article, audio, itinerary: https://www.scottaniol.com/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/scottaniol Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scottmaniol Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScottAniol Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/scottmaniol/
10:35
May 23, 2022
On Baby Grands and Expensive Hymnals
On Baby Grands and Expensive Hymnals
David de Bruyn explains that is both worthwhile and good to financially pursue the highest and best expressions of beauty and art within the church even amidst other seemingly more dire needs. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
07:11
May 19, 2022
Should I Be Casting Out Demons?
Should I Be Casting Out Demons?
Chip Thornton | Demon-possessed people desperately need the gospel. Listen as Chip Thornton explains. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
08:02
May 18, 2022
The Debate over Criminalizing Abortion Has Reached Its ‘Council of Trent’ Moment
The Debate over Criminalizing Abortion Has Reached Its ‘Council of Trent’ Moment
Are preborn babies fully human, or are they not? Since they are indeed human, they are entitled to equal justice. Anything less is partiality—which God hates. You can read this post here: https://g3min.org/the-debate-over-criminalizing-abortion-has-reached-its-council-of-trent-moment/ Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
11:09
May 17, 2022
The Dangers of Syncretism and Idolatry
The Dangers of Syncretism and Idolatry
Scott Aniol explores ways that Israel fell into syncretism and idolatry in their worship, an important caution for Christians today. You can read this post here: https://g3min.org/the-dangers-of-syncretism-and-idolatry Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/ __________________ Scott Aniol's blog: https://g3min.org/blogs/scott-aniol/ Article, audio, itinerary: https://www.scottaniol.com/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/scottaniol Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scottmaniol Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScottAniol Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/scottmaniol/
05:58
May 16, 2022
A Primer on Spiritual Gifts
A Primer on Spiritual Gifts
Kevin Bauder explains the differences is certain types of spiritual gifts, how they function today, and how believers are to discover their individual giftedness. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
06:50
May 13, 2022
John Gill & the 144,000 in Revelation
John Gill & the 144,000 in Revelation
Who are the 144,000 in Revelation? That question has been debated for centuries. Dispensationalists typically hold to a literal number: 144,000 Jewish converts who come through the tribulation period. Amillennialists and Postmillennialists typically consider the number symbolic. Symbolic of what, though? Some say it is symbolic of the Church—all redeemed Jews and Gentiles. Others say it is symbolic of Jewish converts in the latter-day glory. One postmillennialist suggested they were Jewish converts who lived in Israel prior to the fall of Jerusalem in 70 A.D. What does John Gill say? Chip Thornton explains. You can read this post here: https://g3min.org/john-gill-the-144000-in-revelation/ Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
08:39
May 11, 2022
Come to the Feast
Come to the Feast
The sovereign, holy, all-powerful Ruler of the universe invites lowly, finite, severely flawed creatures into his presence. Listen as Scott Aniol reflects on God's intent for us to commune with him. You can read this post here. This is an excerpt from Draw Near: The Heart of Communion with God by Scott Aniol. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/ __________________ Scott's blog: https://g3min.org/blogs/scott-aniol/ Article, audio, itinerary: https://www.scottaniol.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scottmaniol Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScottAniol Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/scottmaniol/
19:29
May 09, 2022
The Knowledge of the Holy by A. W. Tozer
The Knowledge of the Holy by A. W. Tozer
Jason Parker | A book review of A. W. Tozer's The Knowledge of the Holy. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
03:57
May 06, 2022
John Gill and the 7 Seal Judgments
John Gill and the 7 Seal Judgments
The great Baptist, John Gill, commented on every verse in the book of Revelation (as well as every verse in the Bible). He, along with many Protestant Reformers who preceded him, expresses some interesting views of the seven seal judgments. Chip Thornton explains. You can read this article here: https://g3min.org/john-gill-the-seven-seals/ Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
07:32
May 04, 2022
Who May Ascend the Hill of the Lord?
Who May Ascend the Hill of the Lord?
So how can we use the psalms—in their entirety—to lead us to a life of true blessedness and praise? Listen as Scott Aniol explores the answer in the psalms. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
09:09
May 02, 2022
Church Visibility or Church Publicity?
Church Visibility or Church Publicity?
David de Bruyn has a deep concern that many who are pushing for "more online presence" have lost all sense of distinction between very different things: visibility and publicity. Listen as he explains. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
07:07
April 29, 2022
Deconstructing Deconstructionism
Deconstructing Deconstructionism
Virgil Walker | Deconstructionism masquerades as complex; it isn’t. Its appeal is that it provides adherents with nuanced personalized carve-outs of biblical orthodoxy.
08:21
April 28, 2022
John Gill & the 7 Churches in Revelation
John Gill & the 7 Churches in Revelation
Chip Thornton | John Gill's interpretation of the seven congregations in Revelation is fascinating. Chip Thornton explains. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
09:10
April 27, 2022
Shall We Dance?
Shall We Dance?
One topic that often comes up when discussing biblical regulation of worship is whether the Bible prescribes dance in worship. A careful examination of Scripture leads us to some conclusions. Listen as Scott Aniol explains. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
06:04
April 25, 2022
The Men Who Wrote Scripture Were Not Inspired by God
The Men Who Wrote Scripture Were Not Inspired by God
Greg Stiekes | This article seeks to correct a common misunderstanding of the doctrine of inspiration. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
04:49
April 21, 2022
John Gill & the Latter-Day Glory
John Gill & the Latter-Day Glory
Chip Thornton | Knowing several key concepts will cause Gill’s commentaries to spring to life. Listen as Chip Thornton explains. You can read this post here: https://g3min.org/john-gill-the-latter-day-glory Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
09:20
April 20, 2022
"Emotion" Is a Virtually Worthless Word
"Emotion" Is a Virtually Worthless Word
An understanding of who we are as human beings is one of the areas of thought most negatively impacted by Enlightenment rationalism and Darwinian evolution, and this is especially true with our modern conception of "emotion." Listen as Scott Aniol explains. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
09:19
April 18, 2022
The Resurrection: More Than a Giant Exclamation Point
The Resurrection: More Than a Giant Exclamation Point
Mark Snoeberger | Neither the death nor the Resurrection of Christ should be regarded as “more important” than the other. Snoeberger's point in this blog post is not to pit these two glorious aspects of the work of Christ against each other; rather his goal is to suggest that the latter needs to be accorded greater emphasis in our understanding of the Gospel. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
09:06
April 15, 2022
Medical Report: The Physical Death of Jesus Christ
Medical Report: The Physical Death of Jesus Christ
Chip Thornton reflects on the physical aspects of Christ's death on the cross. You can read this post here: https://g3min.org/medical-report-the-physical-death-of-jesus-christ Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
07:56
April 13, 2022
How Corporate Worship Is and Is Not Like a Baseball Game
How Corporate Worship Is and Is Not Like a Baseball Game
Scott Aniol | People often make a comparison corporate worship and sporting events. There is some truth to admonitions based on such a comparison, but an unqualified comparison like this is misleading at best and destructive to a biblical understanding of worship at worst. Listen as Scott Aniol explains. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
04:11
April 11, 2022
When Other Helpers Fail: Gaining Perspective During Times of Desertion
When Other Helpers Fail: Gaining Perspective During Times of Desertion
Ryan Bush | Was there ever a time when you were laboring alongside fellow Christians to fulfill a task that the Lord laid out for you, and then, seemingly out of nowhere, you were left to complete the work alone? Have your spiritual comforts ever been eclipsed by the loss of a helper? Henry Francis Lyte suffered this kind of abandonment too, and he alluded to it in his famous hymn, Abide With Me. Listen as Ryan Bush explains. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
04:28
April 08, 2022
Read More Gill
Read More Gill
Chip Thornton | John Gill's theology is saturated with warm, inviting, Gospel-centered welcomings. Chip Thornton explains why you ought to read more Gill. You can read this essay here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
08:45
April 06, 2022
Why Acts 17 and 1 Corinthians 9 are not examples of "contextualization"
Why Acts 17 and 1 Corinthians 9 are not examples of "contextualization"
Scott Aniol addresses common arguments for using Acts 17 and 1 Corinthians 9 as examples of modern methods of contextualization. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
17:01
April 04, 2022
On Thy Kind Arms I Fall: How God used Watts’s hymn to draw a helpless sinner to Christ.
On Thy Kind Arms I Fall: How God used Watts’s hymn to draw a helpless sinner to Christ.
Ryan Bush | Ichabod Spencer was a Presbyterian pastor who served in Brooklyn for decades in the 19th century. His two-volume work, A Pastor’s Sketches, continues to aid pastors today as they seek to shepherd souls faithfully and biblically. Ryan Bush explains. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
05:21
April 03, 2022
The Living and Abiding Word
The Living and Abiding Word
John Sweat surveys the living and abiding Word throughout redemptive history and in the person of Jesus Christ and explains the work of the Holy Spirit in the Word and its implications for the Christian life. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
07:45
March 31, 2022
What are "psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs"?
What are "psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs"?
Scholars disagree as to the exact meaning of the three terms psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs in Ephesians 5:19 and Colossians 3:16. Listen as Scott Aniol explains what they could mean and what they imply for singing today. You can read this essay at https://g3min.org/what-are-psalms-hymns-and-spiritual-songs. This essay is an excerpt from Changed from Glory into Glory: The Liturgical Story of the Christian Faith by Scott Aniol (published by Joshua Press). Support G3 Ministries:  https://g3min.org/give/  G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference  Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
04:28
March 28, 2022
Gospel Portions: An encouragement to develop the discipline of warming your heart by the gospel fire
Gospel Portions: An encouragement to develop the discipline of warming your heart by the gospel fire
Ryan Bush | The blood-bought children of God need to draw near to the gospel fire by which they may warm their souls. The gospel saved us; the gospel also sustains us. Have you noticed how Paul unfolded the gospel in his letters to the churches? He even told the Roman church that he was anxious “to preach the gospel to you who are at Rome.” (Rom 1:15) Paul preached the gospel to Christians because they needed to regularly gather up in their souls the grand certainties of their salvation, look upon them, and find rest therein once again. As do we. You can read this post here. Support G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org/give/ G3 Ministries: https://g3min.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/G3Conference Twitter: https://twitter.com/G3Conference Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/g3conference/
07:21
March 17, 2022
Two Kinds of Worship Music
Two Kinds of Worship Music
Scott Aniol explains the difference between covenant-renewal worship and sacramental worship and the kinds of music that embody these worship theologies. You can read this post here.
21:30
March 07, 2022
How Music Embodies Theology | Scott Aniol
How Music Embodies Theology | Scott Aniol
Scott Aniol explains how music can embody theology. You can read this post here.
16:35
February 28, 2022
Stop Singing Hillsong, Bethel, Jesus Culture, and Elevation
Stop Singing Hillsong, Bethel, Jesus Culture, and Elevation
There’s no question about it—Hillsong, Bethel, Jesus Culture, and Elevation have become a global phenomenon. And you should stop singing their music. Scott Aniol explains.
20:04
February 21, 2022
Forming a Great Commandment Culture
Forming a Great Commandment Culture
In the context of giving the Law to the people of Israel at Mt. Sinai and the promise that if they follow God’s commands as a nation, God will bless them, we find a statement that stands at the core of biblical religion. Scott Aniol explains. You can read this post at https://g3min.org/forming-a-great-commandment-culture.
03:46
February 14, 2022
The Universal and Unifying Gospel
The Universal and Unifying Gospel
The record of the salvation of three individuals in Phillip (Acts 16) serves a greater purpose than simply to provide interesting conversion stories. The fact that Luke, through the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, chose to record the conversions of these three specific individuals was to teach us some important truths regarding the power of the gospel and Christ's plan in building his church. Comparing and contrasting these three individuals help us to draw some conclusions regarding the nature of the gospel and the purpose of the church.
18:14
February 07, 2022
The Path
The Path
A short story by Scott Aniol.
19:42
January 31, 2022
How the Church Worships God During Baptism
How the Church Worships God During Baptism
One of the great errors of modern evangelicalism was replacing baptism with an invitation system and altar call as the means of a profession of faith in Christ.
08:06
January 25, 2022
Is Affirming Women Pastors a “Made Up Controversy”? A Response to Thabiti Anyabwile
Is Affirming Women Pastors a “Made Up Controversy”? A Response to Thabiti Anyabwile
Scott Aniol explains that affirming female elders harms the gospel.
14:01
January 24, 2022
God's Two Kingdoms
God's Two Kingdoms
At the heart of our philosophy of the church’s responsibility toward culture is a proper understanding of how God rules sovereignly over all things, how he specifically rules his redeemed people—particularly now the NT church, and how his rule will culminate in the future. Another way of saying this is that central to a biblical philosophy of cultural engagement is how Scripture uses language like “rule,” “reign,” and “kingdom” to describe God’s plan in history, and essential to this understanding is recognition that Scripture uses these kinds of “kingdom” terms to describe a couple different concepts in God’s working out of his sovereign plan. You can read this post here: https://g3min.org/gods-two-kingdoms
24:49
January 17, 2022
Two New Books on Worship | Scott Aniol
Two New Books on Worship | Scott Aniol
Scott Aniol has two new books coming out next month. You can read this post at https://g3min.org/two-new-books-on-worship
05:47
January 13, 2022
The Blessings of a Confession
The Blessings of a Confession
When it comes to the local church, a confession of faith serves as a transparent advertisement as to where the church stands on important theological matters and can be extremely helpful for potential new members in the community. When people are looking for a church home, it’s important to define the church’s position on key issues of the faith and a robust theological confession can do this with a great deal of precision. A confession communicates to the community: “Here is where we stand!”
09:51
January 11, 2022
The Law of the Lord
The Law of the Lord
God has revealed himself, and he has done so both through his Natural Revelation—what he has made—and through his Special Revelation—what he has said. Perhaps one of the most succinct and, indeed, beautiful articulations of these two forms of God’s revelation is found in Psalm 19. This psalm describes both God’s natural and special revelation in a strikingly vivid poem. In fact, C. S. Lewis wrote, “I take this to be the greatest poem in the Psalter and one of the greatest lyrics in the world.” Listen as Scott Aniol explores these two forms of God's revelation in Psalm 19. You can read this article at https://g3min.org/the-law-of-the-lord.
30:16
January 10, 2022
Why We Are No Longer an SBC Church: A Statement by Josh Buice
Why We Are No Longer an SBC Church: A Statement by Josh Buice
One of the great joys of my life has been serving as the pastor of three different churches who have been affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. I currently serve the church where my wife and I grew up as children on the west side of Atlanta—Pray’s Mill Baptist Church. Although our church is 180 years old and predates the SBC, our congregation has maintained a longtime affiliation within the SBC. However, in recent days we came to the conclusion that there was no profitable path forward for us within the SBC and we made the decision to officially separate.  To read the article you can visit the link: https://g3min.org/why-we-are-no-longer-sbc-a-statement-by-josh-buice/
16:30
January 04, 2022
Why trying to emulate Edwards may actually be emulating Finney
Why trying to emulate Edwards may actually be emulating Finney
In most ways, Jonathan Edwards and Charles Finney—their philosophies, theologies, and practices—are polar opposites. But as I read both of them, I can’t help but notice what appear to be similarities in what they said. And the deeper you read, the more apparent it becomes that unless someone really understands the underlying differences between what they were saying, it may be quite possible to actually follow Finney’s example while trying to emulate Edwards. Listen as Scott Aniol explains. This is a recording of a blog article posted at https://g3min.org/why-trying-to-emulate-edwards-may-actually-be-emulating-finney.
10:37
January 03, 2022
Is Christmas a Pagan Holiday?
Is Christmas a Pagan Holiday?
Christmas—a very mention of the word produces delight and expectation in the hearts of people everywhere. Or does it? For some Christians, Christmas is a much-anticipated season to celebrate the birth of Christ. For others, it is also a time to encourage family closeness and tradition. But still others refuse to celebrate at all, insisting that the season is rooted in pagan ritual and should be avoided. Added to this controversy is the growing concern of many Christians to “put Christ back in Christmas” while the expanding secular culture of commercialism is forgetting the babe in the manger altogether. For instance, a national survey indicated that “just over a tenth of Americans today believe Jesus Christ of Nazareth is the focus of  Christmas, with almost nine out of ten people saying the holiday has become less religious.” ((WorldNetDaily, Dec., 2002.)) Much of the controversy for Christians, however, is largely due to ignorance and speculation. Add to this varying misinterpretations of Scripture, and this creates a recipe for confusion. For believers on any side of the issue—whether a synthesis of celebrating Christ’s birth and family tradition, an insistence upon focusing on Christ alone, or a rejection of the season altogether—a clear understanding of history and the Bible, plus reasonable common sense, must rule any discussion of Christ and Christmas. Read this post at https://g3min.org/is-christmas-a-pagan-holiday.
18:07
December 20, 2021
Four Words that Changed the World
Four Words that Changed the World
Chip Thornton | William Tyndale, in God’s sovereign providence, was strangled to death and burned at the stake through a coordinated and orchestrated effort of the Roman Catholic Church and the civil authorities. All for something simple: An English translation of the New Testament. Four simple words . . . but four words that changed the world forever. Read here.
06:57
October 31, 2021
Who Leads Worship?
Who Leads Worship?
Scott Aniol | A problem emerges out of adding the extra-biblical title of "worship leader," particularly for a person so prominent in a church’s worship service: who may serve in this role? Read here.
13:45
October 14, 2021